Yesterday I posted the video of CNN interview where MM blatantly admitted it was ignoring Ron Paul. This morning I woke up and saw several headlines from several articles on drudge of GOP candidates actually stealing core elements of Ron Paul’s very different, yet very on point election campaign and I had to wonder. Then I read the write up on ZH that said something to the effect of “If fellow GOP candidates are in a land grab on what Ron Paul stands for does that make Ron Paul the most viable and credible Presidential Candidate?”
So I thoughts to myself, someone might want to have a conversation with Governor Good Hair(Rick Perry) out of Texas. These are strong words yet these words have been uttered for several years by the seemingly off the rocker Dr. Ron Paul. In fact if you want to read where Governor Good Hair most likely got the bulk of his argument here, pick up this book on Amazon.com, End the Fed, by: Ron Paul. I read it myself and it was a fantastic yet terrifying read at the same time. Has anyone mentioned to Governor Good Hair the word “Plagiarism”.
From Wiki: While plagiarism in some contexts is considered theft or stealing, from the point of view of the law, it is a non-existing concept. “Plagiarism” is not mentioned in any current statute, either criminal or civil.
So is he or anyone of the other candidates doing anything wrong? Depends how you look at it? Not legally it would seem. However from my point of view, I am familiar with plagiarism and intellectual property as my father was an intellectual property lawyer and I’ve had countless discussions over my lifetime discussing the area. While I am no expert by any means, as the topic is wrought with gray areas and ambiguity as one can imagine, it hits home for all of us as it is one of the most glaring examples of immoral behavior and personal dishonesty as we can in find in life; LYING. Imitating someones thoughts, ideas or expressions to be your own is ethically one of the most shocking abuses of personal integrity there is and its is certainly not PRESIDENTIAL. While there is no code or law that has been broken nor a precedent that has been set in the political process for stealing another candidates views, ideals and beliefs, I find it despicable yet promising that a man who has been so blacklisted, ostracized and dismissed for so long is now the ATM of ideas and tactics for his fellow candidates.
As every day passes, as we slowly come around as a nation to understand the problems and pains that hold us back from being great again, its seemingly becoming more and more obvious that there is one person rising from the pack that can lead us to become great again. Hopefully as time goes by, as Washington and Obama continue to endorse status quo, people will begin to see the benefits of freedom and liberty granted to you in the constitution and see through the imitators in the GOP field who like a pack or rats to cheese,will be trying to sell you what this man has been selling for 30years…
Speaking from Iowa today Governor Good Hair, Rick Perry, suggested in Iowa today that should Bernanke “print more money” before the election that it would be treason. Treason is a capital offense.
“If this guy prints more money between now and the election, I dunno what y’all would do to him in Iowa but we would treat him pretty ugly down in Texas. Printing more money to play politics at this particular time in history is almost treasonous in my opinion.”
Hat tip to ZH on this:
Today, Paul, whose support base has suddenly become the target of some aggressive lateral grab tactics by fellow GOP presidential candidates, was interviewed by CNN’s Piers Morgan, in an Q&A seeking, among others, to find why it is that Paul, who to everyone’s great dismay (not ours) may actually be the GOP’s top candidate for the presidential position, is being slighted in his own view. Paul’s take:
“they’re afraid of me, they don’t want my views out there, they’re too dangerous, we want freedom and we’re challenging the status quo, we want to end the war, we want a gold standard, and their view is that people just can’t handle all this freedom, they want dependency, they want socialism and welfarism, so I think they don’t like to hear our views, but I think we’ll make the best of it and we’ll do very well.”
Paul proceeds to cover his relationship with Bachmann (disagrees with her views, as she is “not as far from the status quo as he would like her to be”), why
Paul’s anti-war program is a challenge not just to GOPers but to Obama as well, with his numerous war fronts, how Paul at 75 is finally resonating with the majority of the US population, but most important is Piers Morgan’s question on how Paul plans on becoming one of the fold and “making himself more electable”, confirming precisely the bias that the idiot media holds against what can easily be the most honorable candidate in not just the GOP’s but all party ranks. Paul’s response:
“why should someone soften their viewpoint on defending the rule of law and defending the constitution: that would be foolish. Extremists have been in charge for the last 4 years since they’ve been allowed to print money at will, so that’s why we have overextended ouselves overseas, that’s why we have inflation, depressions, inflations.”…etc.
When the mainstream media, and when Rick Perry, understands what Paul is talking about, that i when America will be worthy of a good president. Until then, it will have to make do with whoever win the popularity context in any given day, regardless of the amount of lies uttered in process. After all, as Morgan makes it all too clear, it is all just about “being electable” … the same reason America is currently on the verge of the end.