Re: OT: Hamp's politician

Msg # 592 of 600 on RelayNet Pagan Beliefs chat
To: ALL, From: "HAMPMEISTER@GMAIL.COM" <
Time: Tuesday, 7-31-7, 11:05
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On Jul 30, 8:16 pm, Sergeant Tibbs  wrote:
> Yowie wrote:
> >  wrote in message
> >news:1185634116.425315.62050@g12g2000prg.googlegroups.com...
> >> Thanks, Gale.  I've always leaned a bit Libertarian myself, which
> >> prolly accounts for why I like him so much. He seems indeed an
> >> exception to my favorite Twain quote "Suppose I were an idiot.  And
> >> suppose I were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself." He's smart,
> >> indeed has integrity, and  the courage of his coonvictions.
>
> >> On Jul 27, 5:53 pm, Gale  wrote:
> >>> Rather decent article on Ron Paul from Sunday's NYTimes magazine,
> >>> available athttp://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/22/magazine/22Paul-t.html
>
> >>> It's interesting to discover a member of Congress I can respect (it
> >>> appears there are relatively few in the current bought-and-paid-for
> >>> government). I'd never vote for the man for President (far too many
> >>> important areas of disagreement), but I wish I had a Congressional
> >>> Representative of even half that level of integrity.
>
> > Well, If the USA has to have a Republican president, he's the Republican
I'd
> > like to do the job. Mainly because he appears to be a republican of his
own
> > mind, not a puppet of the neo-con right that hijacked the Republican
party a
> > few decades ago.
>
> > Yowie
>
> Ron Paul doesn't vote at all as I'd prefer, but I love listening to the
> guy.  Unfortunately, bullshit-free political discourse seems relegated
> to the people that aren't electable.
>
> If there is a Hell, I don't think he has a snowball's chance in it.
> 

He also didn't stand a chance of getting the Republican nod for
Congressional candidate.   But he did somehow... :)




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