For the most part the Iowa caucuses were business as usual for the Democrat and Republican Parties. Among the Democrats, Anti-war and pro-single payer health care Democrat Dennis Kucinich put his support behind pro-war anti-single payer health care, Barrack Obama.
Yet on the far right, anti-war Libertarian and Republican Ron Paul gained a stunning 10% of the vote.
Seeing the failure of the Democrats to deliver a candidate worth supporting; some left leaning individuals have been suggesting support to Ron Paul. One is anti-war Vietnam veteran Stan Goff, who suggested in his January 4, 2008 article "Monkey Wrenching the System, Ron Paul's Revolution" that people vote in the primaries for Ron Paul, switching party registration right away if they live in a state where such a move is necessary to vote in the Republican primaries.
At the root of the Ron Paul "revolution" is the dismantling of Social Security and the Department of Education as well as other basic social programs, and the elimination of worker and environmental protections. Advances like single payer health care? No way. Ron Paul's message is that you need to take care of yourself, and that there shouldn't be such government programs, nor such interference with private profit. While he puts forward reasons for not supporting going to war abroad, his domestic policies would ignite civil war at home.
In addition to pretending he's against all government, he's for outlawing:
- abortion and supports the continued ban on same-sex marriage.How "libertarian" are any of these positions? "Liberty" does not include such intimate issues as reproductive choice, not having the government choose who you can be life-partners with & freedom from religion in public schools.
- He was one of the original co-sponsors of the "Marriage Protection Act".
- He's also a religious extremist who thinks that creationism should be taught in the schools.
On race, Ron Paul was one of 33 Congress members to vote against the renewal of the voting rights act, which was first passed to give Blacks in the south the right to vote.
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On a similar note, he says the Civil Rights Act violates the Constitution and impedes on individual liberties. Speaking of Blacks in Washington DC he states in campaign literature:
"95 percent of African Americans in the USA are semi-criminal or entirely criminal".No wonder the American Nazi Party has close relations with him (see letter from Nazi Commander Bill White below). In addition, Ron Paul has the support of other white supremacists such as David Duke, and has knowingly taken donations from former KKK Grand Wizard Don Black.
CNN has recently found a series of newsletters in the name of GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul contain several racist remarks - including one that says order was restored to Los Angeles after the 1992 riots when blacks went "to pick up their welfare checks."
This is a copy of one of the "Ron Paul Political Report" newsletters, which has stirred controversy:
None of the newsletters CNN found says who wrote them, but each was published under Paul's name between his stints as a U.S. congressman from Texas.
Paul told CNN's "The Situation Room" Thursday that he didn't write any of the offensive articles and has "no idea" who did. Right.
American Nazi Party Chief says Ron Paul is one of us
Bill White, commander of the American National Socialist Worker's Party, aka The American Nazi Party, wrote the following on the Nazi Vanguard News Network:
Comrades:Poor Bill White. He’s having trouble with his brand of racism, anti-Semitism, mass extermination, and genocide not being "in fashion". But hey, you've got to thank the knuckleheaded Nazi for confirming our suspicions on Ron Paul and Pat Buchanan!
I have kept quiet about the Ron Paul campaign for a while, because I didn't see any need to say anything that would cause any trouble. However, reading the latest release from his campaign spokesman, I am compelled to tell the truth about Ron Paul's extensive involvement in white nationalism.
Both Congressman Paul and his aides REGULARLY MEET with members of the Stormfront set, American Renaissance, the Institute for Historic Review, and others at the Tara Thai restaurant in Arlington, Virginia, usually on Wednesdays. This is part of a dinner that was originally organized by Pat Buchanan, Sam Francis and Joe Sobran, and has since been mostly taken over by the Council of Conservative Citizens.
I have attended these dinners, seen Paul and his aides there, and been invited to his offices in Washington to discuss policy.
For his spokesman to call white racialism "a small ideology" and claim white activists are "wasting their money" trying to influence Paul is ridiculous. Paul is a white nationalist of the Stormfront type who has always kept his racial views and his views about world Judaism quiet because of his political position.
I don't know that it is necessarily good for Paul to 'expose' this. However, he really is someone with extensive ties to white nationalism and for him to deny that in the belief he will be more respectable by denying it is outrageous and I hate seeing people in the press who denounce racialism merely because they think it is not fashionable.
Bill White, Commander
American National Socialist Workers Party
Steve Argue is the editor of Liberation News
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