Iowa Caucus Election Results: Ron Paul Wins by Landslide
Voting hasn’t yet started in Iowa, but by all means, if Ron Paul doesn’t claim a victory in this state, something fishy somewhere was transpiring behind the scenes to keep the libertarian’s rising stardom to just a footnote in the mainstream circuit. If no foul play in terms of tampering with the vote occurs, then the title of this article therefore is probably the most accurate of predictions that one could make.
Yesterday, Ron Paul continued to lead the pack of likely Iowa Caucus goers. Living in Des Moines, all I see are Ron Paul signs, stickers, graffiti, and paraphernalia. Not once have I seen a Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, or Rick Santorum yard sign.
Today, the mainstream press tried to bunch Ron Paul up with former President George W. Bush. In an article from the Associated Press, it was mentioned that Paul’s ideas of foreign policy echo then candidate George W. Bush’s. The question was asked, how can the American people trust another Texan?
The fact of the matter is that Paul is very different from Bush in that his campaign hasn’t received a red cent of corporate money. Furthermore, Paul’s father wasn’t a power-drunk war monger who sat in the Oval Office not too many years prior to his son’s ascension to the throne. Nice try, mainstream media!
Ron Paul is just damn good for this nation right now- especially after having been ravaged for over a decade with perpetual war in the middle east. Ron Paul having received more donations from active military than any other candidate combined is proof enough that our soldiers want out and want to come home.
For those worried about Paul’s foreign policy, please not that he believes firmly in a strong national defense, not a policy of national offense. In other words, Paul wouldn’t go around picking fights overseas- but he would most certainly protect this nation as commander-in-chief if ever we were under attack.
Ron Paul’s stance on civil liberties is impeccable. On numerous occasions lately, the libertarian has come out strongly against the passing of the Defense Authorization Act which gives the President and the military the authority to lock up citizens indefinitely, holding them without a trial.
Even if there were minor issues that one would tend to disagree with Paul over, we as American citizens must look at the bigger picture at play in our world and come to the understanding that only a Ron Paul presidency can help to lay the foundations for a more peaceful future.
Ron Paul should win the Iowa Caucuses, polling number one no doubt. But if we are to believe the Governor of Iowa, a Ron Paul victory in his state would discredit the entire political system.
In terms of Ron Paul, just what is the establishment so afraid of?