Friday, February 01, 2008

Ron Paul Quotes

Ron Paul Quotes from RonPaulBlogs.com

“We can achieve much more in peace than we can ever achieve in these needless, unconstitutional, undeclared wars.”

“Don’t we know if we sacrifice security for liberty we lose both, that’s what is happening in this country today!”

“If you look at every problem we’re facing today its because for the lack of rule of law and the constitution.”

“We live way beyond our means, with a foreign policy we can’t afford and an entitlement system that we have encouraged.”

“With politicians like these, who needs terrorists?”

“NO! I’m saying that we should take our marching orders from our Constitution!”

“…[the neo-cons] said we’d be in-and-out in 3 months, it’d be ducksoup, and it wouldn’t cost a thing because the oil would pay for it.”

“When we make a mistake, it is up to the people through their representatives to correct the mistake, not continue the mistake.”

“We stood up to the Soviets when they had 40,000 nuclear weapons, and now we’re fretting about third-world countries with no Army, Navy, or Air Force, and we’re getting ready to go to war.”

“They don’t attack us because we are rich or free but becuase we have been over there.”

“I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas.”

“When one gets in bed with government, one must expect the diseases it spreads.”

“The freedom message unites us all, it does not divide us.”

“I am an imperfect messenger, but the message is perfect.”

“There’s a risk I could win.”

“Terrorism is a tactic. You can’t have a war on a tactic”

“Freedom Is Popular!”

“Aggressive wars, income taxes, national IDs, domestic spying, torture regimes, secret prisons, Federal Reserve manipulation — we don’t have to take it any more.” — Ron Paul, Sept 27, 2007

Q and A
“I would start with the departments. . . the Department of Education, the Department of Energy, Department of Homeland Security. . .”

On if he would abolish the IRS:
“Immediately!”

On the war on drugs:
“You wanna get rid of drug crime in this country? Fine, let’s just get rid of all the drug laws.”

On foreign policy:
“If we think we can do what we want around the world and not incite hatred then we have a problem. . .”

On Romney consulting lawyers for war:
“This idea of consulting lawyers absolutely baffles me– Why don’t we open the constitution and read it! You’re not allowed to go to war without a declaration!”

On the Iraq war:
“The only weapon of mass destruction in Iraq is the US military.”

On the Iraq war:
“We just marched in, we can just march out.”

So which one is your favorite? Do you have any more that you like?

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