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Jul. 6th, 2007

11:40 am - Ron Paul has more cash on hand than McCain

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From:crasch
Date:July 7th, 2007 12:42 pm (UTC)
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Yes, he's my guy. See my latest post for my thoughts on his newsletter quotes.
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From:madfilkentist
Date:July 7th, 2007 01:44 pm (UTC)
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I came upon this when looking through my friendsfriends.

The Constitution does not give the federal government the power to specify in detail how elections are conducted. As I understand it, this is the basis of Paul's opposition to legislation which does that.

I can't speak to those quotes without knowing their context. The statistical fact that black men have a higher crime rate is certainly relevant under some circumstances. Women are more likely to be nervous when they're out alone at night and see a strange man of any skin color than if they see a strange woman; is this sexist, or is it a rational response to the probabilities?

On the other hand, Paul's comments on immigrants are irrational and conflict with his libertarian philosophy, so I can't dismiss your concerns out of hand.
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