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Ron Paul's Farewell speech to America.

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    00:00:01 UNDER THE SPEAKER'S ANNOUNCED POLICY OF JANUARY 5, 2011, THE GENTLEMAN FROM TEXAS, MR.
    00:00:05 PAUL, IS RECOGNIZE FOR 60 MINUTES AS THE DESIGNEE OF THE MAJORITY LEADER.
    00:00:10 MR.
    00:00:11 PAUL: I THANK YOU, MR.
    00:00:13 SPEAKER. I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT TO REVISE AND EXTEND MY REMARKS.
    00:00:15 THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE: WITHOUT OBJECTION, SO ORDERED.
    00:00:17 MR. PAUL: MR.
    00:00:18 SPEAKER, THIS MAY BE THE LAST TIME I SPEAK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR.
    00:00:22 AT THE END OF THE YEAR I'LL LEAVE CONGRESS AFTER 23 YEARS IN OFFICE OVER A 36-YEAR PERIOD.
    00:00:29 MY GOALS IN 1976 WERE THE SAME AS THEY ARE TODAY, PROMOTE PEACE AND PROSPERITY BY A STRICT ADHERENCE TO THE PRINCIPLES OF INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY.
    00:00:40 IT WAS MY OPINION THAT THE COURSE OF THE U.
    00:00:42 S. EMBARKED ON IN THE LATTER PART OF THE 20TH CENTURY WOULD BRING US A MAJOR FINANCIAL CRISIS AND ENGULF US IN A FOREIGN POLICY THAT WOULD OVEREXTEND US AND UNDERMINE OUR NATIONAL SECURITY.
    00:00:53 TO ACHIEVE THESE GOALS I THOUGHT THE GOVERNMENT WOULD HAVE HAD TO SHRINK IN SIZE AND SCOPE, REDUCE SPENDING, CHANGE THE MONETARY SYSTEM, AND REJECT THE UNSUSTAINABLE COST OF POLICING THE WORLD AND EXPANDING THE AMERICAN EMPIRE.
    00:01:08 THE PROBLEMS SEEMED TO BE OVERWHELMING AND IMPOSSIBLE TO SOLVE, YET FROM MY VIEWPOINT, JUST FOLLOWING THE CONSTRAINTS BASED ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT BY THE CONSTITUTION WOULD HAVE BEEN A GOOD PLACE TO START.
    00:01:22 JUST HOW MUCH DID I ACCOMPLISH?
    00:01:25 IN MORE WAYS ACCORDING TO CONVENTIONAL VISS WISDOM MY OFF AND ON CAREER IN CONGRESS FROM 1976 TO 2012, ACCOMPLISHED VERY LITTLE.
    00:01:35 NO NAMED LEGISLATION, NO NAMED FEDERAL BUILDINGS OR HIGHWAYS, THANK GOODNESS.
    00:01:40 IN SPITE OF MY EFFORTS THE GOVERNMENT HAS GROWN EXPONENTIALLY, TAXES REMAIN EXCESSIVE, AND A PROLIFIC INCREASE OF INCOMPREHENSIBLE REGULATIONS CONTINUES.
    00:01:53 WARS ARE CONSTANT, AND PURSUED WITHOUT CONGRESSIONAL DECLARATION, DEFICITS RISE TO THE SKY, POVERTY IS RAMPANT, AND DEPENDENCY ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS NOW WORSE THAN ANY TIME IN OUR HISTORY.
    00:02:07 ALL THIS WITH MINIMAL CONCERNS FOR THE DEFICITS AND UNFUNDED LIABILITIES THAT COMMON SENSE TELLS US CANNOT GO ON MUCH LONGER.
    00:02:17 A NEVER MENTIONED BIPARTISAN AGREEMENT ALLOWS FOR THE WELL KEPT SECRET THAT KEEPS THE SPENDING GOING.
    00:02:23 ONE SIDE DOESN'T GIVE UP ONE PENNY ON MILITARY SPENDING, THE OTHER SIDE DOESN'T GIVE UP ONE PENNY ON WELFARE SPENDING.
    00:02:31 WHILE BOTH SIDES SUPPORT THE BAILOUTS AND THE SUBSIDIES FOR THE BANKING AND CORPORATE ELITE, AND THE SPENDING CONTINUES AS THE ECONOMY WEAKENS AND THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL CONTINUES.
    00:02:42 AS THE GOVERNMENT CONTINUES FIDDLING AROUND, OUR LIBERTIES AND WEALTH BURN IN THE FLAMES OF A FOREIGN POLICY THAT MAKES US LESS SAFE.
    00:02:53 A MAJOR STUMBLING BLOCK TO REAL CHANGE IN WASHINGTON IS THE TOTAL RESISTANCE TO ADMITTING THAT THE COUNTRY IS BROKE.
    00:03:00 THIS HAS MADE COMPROMISING JUST TO AGREE TO INCREASED SPENDING INEVITABLE SINCE NEITHER SIDE HAS ANY INTENTION OF CUTTING SPENDING.
    00:03:09 THE COUNTRY AND CONGRESS WILL REMAIN DIVISIVE SINCE THERE IS NO NEWT LEFT TO DIVVY UP.
    00:03:17 WITHOUT THIS RECOGNITION THE SPENDERS IN WASHINGTON WILL CONTINUE TO MARCH TOWARDS A FISCAL CLIFF MUCH BIGGER THAN THE ONE ANTICIPATED THIS COMING JANUARY.
    00:03:27 I THOUGHT A LOT ABOUT WHY THOSE OF US WHO BELIEVE IN LIBERTY AS A SOLUTION HAVE BEEN SO POORLY IN CONVINCING OTHERS OF ITS BENEFITS.
    00:03:36 IF LIBERTY IS WHAT HE WOO CLAIM IT IS, THE PRINCIPLE THAT PROTECTS ALL PERSONAL, SOCIOECONOMIC DECISIONS NECESSARY FOR MAXIMUM PROSPERITY, AND THE BEST CHANCE FOR PEACE, SHOULD BE AN EASY SELL.
    00:03:50 YET HISTORY HAS SHOWN THAT THE MASSES HAVE BEEN QUITE RECEPTIVE TO THE PROMISES OF AUTHORITARIANS WHICH ARE RARELY IF EVER FULFILLED.
    00:04:01 SHOULD WE HAVE AUTHORITARIANISM OR LIBERTY?
    00:04:05 IF AUTHORITARIANISM LEADS TO POVERTY AND WAR AND LESS FREEDOM FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS, AND IS CONTROLLEDED BY RICH SPECIAL INTEREST, THE PEOPLE SHOULD BE BEGGING FOR LIBERTY.
    00:04:16 THERE CERTAINLY WAS A STRONG ENOUGH SENTIMENT FOR FREEDOM AT THE TIME OF OUR FOUNDING THAT MOTIVATED THOSE WILLING TO FIGHT IN THE REVOLUTION AGAINST THE POWERFUL BRITISH GOVERNMENT.
    00:04:26 DURING MY TIME IN CONGRESS THE APPETITE FOR LIBERTYY HAS BEEN QUITE QUEAK.
    00:04:31 THE UNDERSTANDING OF ITS SIGNIFICANCE, NEGLIGIBLE.
    00:04:35 YET THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT COMPARED TO 1976 WHEN I FIRST CAME TO CONGRESS, THE DESIRE FOR MORE FREEDOM AND LESS GOVERNMENT IN 2012 IS MUCH GREATER AND GROSS, ESPECIALLY IN GRASSROOTS AMERICA.
    00:04:49 TENS OF THOUSANDS OF TEENAGERS AND COLLEGE-AGED STUDENTS ARE WITH GREAT ENTHUSIASM WELCOMING THE MESSAGE OF LIBERTY.
    00:04:57 I HAVE A FEW THOUGHTS AS TO WHY THE PEOPLE OF A COUNTRY LIKE OURS ALLOWED THE CONDITIONS TO DETERIORATE TO THE DEGREE THAT THEY HAVE.
    00:05:10 FREEDOM, PRIVATE PROPERTY, AND VOLUNTARILY CONTRACTS GENERATE WEALTH.
    00:05:15 IN OUR EARLY HISTORY WE WERE VERY MUCH AWARE OF THIS.
    00:05:19 AND THE ONLY PART OF THE 20TH CENTURY OUR POLITICIANS PROMOTED THE NOTION THAT THE TAX AND MONETARY SYSTEM HAD TO CHANGE.
    00:05:27 IF WE WERE TO INVOLVE OURSELVES IN EXCESSIVE ECONOMIESIC AND MILITARY SPENDING, THAT IS WHY CONGRESS GAVE US THE FEDERAL RESERVE AND THE INCOME TAX.
    00:05:40 WHEN AMERICANS AND MANY GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS AGREEING THAT SACRIFICING SOME LIBERTY WAS NECESSARY TO CARRY OUT WHAT SOME CLAIM TO BE PROGRESSIVE IDEAS.
    00:05:51 PURE DEMOCRACY BECAME ACCEPTABLE.
    00:05:53 THEY FAILED TO RECOGNIZE THAT WHAT THEY WERE DOING WAS EXACTLY OPPOSITE OF WHAT THE COLONISTS WERE SEEKING WHEN THEY BROKE AWAY FROM THE BRITISH.
    00:06:06 SOME COMPLAIN MY ARGUMENTS MAKE NO SENSE SINCE GREAT WEALTH AND THE STANDARD OF LIVING IMPROVED FOR MANY AMERICANS OVER THE LAST 100 YEARS, EVEN WITH THESE NEW POLICIES.
    00:06:18 BUT THE DAMAGE TO THE MARKET ECONOMY AND THE CURRENCY HAS BEEN INSIDIOUS AND STEADY.
    00:06:23 IT TOOK A LONG TIME FOR CONSUMER WEALTH TO DESTROY THE CURRENCY AND GET OUR OBLIGATIONS TO A POINT OF NO RETURN.
    00:06:34 CONFIDENCE SOMETIMES LASTS LONGER THAN DESERVED, MOST OF OUR WEALTH TODAY DEPENDS ON DEBT.
    00:06:44 . IT ALLOWED CONCERNED FOR THE PRINCIPLE OF A FREE SOCIETY TO BE NEGLECTED.
    00:06:48 AS LONG AS MOST PEOPLE BELIEVE THE MATERIAL WOULD LAST FOREVER, WORRYING ABOUT PROTECTING A COMPETITIVE PRODUCTIVE ECONOMY AND INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY SEEMED UNNECESSARY.
    00:07:01 THE AGE OF REDISTRIBUTION, THIS NEGLECT USHERED IN AN AGE OF REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH BY GOVERNMENT, TO ANY AND ALL SPECIAL INTERESTS EXCEPT FOR THOSE WHO JUST WANTED TO BE LEFT ALONE.
    00:07:16 THAT IS WHY TODAY MONEY AND POLITICS FAR SURPASSES MONEY CURRENTLY GOING INTO RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTIVE ENTREPRENEURIAL EFFORTS.
    00:07:27 WHEN MATERIAL BENEFITS BECAME MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE UNDERSTANDING AND PROMOTING THE PRINCIPLES OF LIBERTY AND A FREE MARKET.
    00:07:35 IT IS GOOD THAT MATERIAL BENEFITS IS THE RESULT OF LIBERTY BUT MATERIALISM IS ALL THAT WE CARE -- BUT IF MATERIALISM IS ALL THAT WE CARE ABOUT, PROBLEMS ARE GUARANTEED.
    00:07:47 THE CRISIS ARRIVED BECAUSE THE ILLUSION THAT WEALTH AND PROSPERITY WOULD LAST FOREVER HAS ENDED.
    00:07:54 SINCE IT WAS BASED ON DEBT AND A PRETENSE THAT DEBT CAN BE PAPERED OVER BY AN OUT-OF-CONTROL FIAT MONETARY SYSTEM, IT WAS DOOMED TO FAIL.
    00:08:03 WE HAVE ENDED UP WITH A SYSTEM THAT DOESN'T PRODUCE ENOUGH EVEN TO FINANCE THE DEBT AND NO FUNDAMENTAL UNDERSTANDING OF WHY A FREE SOCIETY IS CRUCIAL TO REVERSING THESE TRENDS.
    00:08:16 IF THIS IS NOT RECOGNIZED, THE RECOVERY WILL LINGER FOR A LONG TIME.
    00:08:21 BIGGER GOVERNMENT, MORE SPENDING, MORE DEBT, MORE POVERTY FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS, AND A MORE INTENSE SCRAMBLE BY THE ELITE SPECIAL INTERESTS WILL CONTINUE.
    00:08:31 WE NEED AN INTELLECTUAL AWAKENING.
    00:08:35 WITHOUT AN INTELLECTUAL AWAKENING, THE TURNING POINT WILL BE DRIVEN BY ECONOMIC LAW, A CRISIS WILL BRING THE CURRENT OUT-OF-CONTROL SYSTEM TO ITS KNEES.
    00:08:46 IF IT'S NOT ACCEPTED THAT BIG GOVERNMENT FIAT MONEY, IGNORING LIBERTY, CENTRAL ECONOMIC PLANNING, WELFARISM AND WARFARISM CAUSED OUR CRISIS, WE WILL EXPECT A CONTINUOUS MARCH TOWARD COMPARPTISM AND FASCISM WITH EVEN MORE LOSS OF OUR LIBERTIES.
    00:09:04 PROSPERITY FOR A LARGE MIDDLE CLASS, THOUGH, WILL BECOME AN ABSTRACT DREAM.
    00:09:10 THIS CONTINUOUS MOVE IS NO DIFFERENT THAN WHAT WE HAVE SEEN IN HOW OUR FINANCIAL CRISIS OF 2008 WAS HANDLED.
    00:09:18 CONGRESS FIRST DIRECTED WITH BIPARTISAN SUPPORT BAILOUTS FOR THE WEALTHY.
    00:09:26 THEN, IT WAS THE FEDERAL RESERVE WITH THE QUANTITATIVE EASING.
    00:09:31 APPROXIMATE AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED, TRY AGAIN.
    00:09:35 QE-1, QE-2, QE-3 AND THEN QE-INDEFINITELY UNTIL IT, TOO, FAILS.
    00:09:43 THERE IS A COST TO ALL OF IT.
    00:09:44 AND I ASSURE YOU DELAYING THE PAYMENT IS NO LONGER AN OPTION.
    00:09:49 THE RULES OF THE MARKET WILL EXTRACT ITS POUND OF FLESH AND IT WON'T BE PRETTY.
    00:09:53 THE CURRENT CRISIS ELICITS A LOT OF PESSIMISM AND THE PESSIMISMS -- THE TWO FEED ON THEMSELVES MAKING OUR SITUATION WORSE.
    00:10:05 IF THE UNDERLYING CAUSE OF THE CRISIS IS NOT UNDERSTOOD, WE CANNOT SOLVE OUR PROBLEMS.
    00:10:11 THE ISSUE OF WARFARE AND WELFARE, DEFICITS, INFLATIONISM, CORPORATISM, BAILOUTS AND AUTHORITARIANISM CANNOT BE IGNORED.
    00:10:20 BY ONLY EXPANDING THESE POLICIES, WE CANNOT EXPECT GOOD RESULTS.
    00:10:27 EVERYONE CLAIMS SUPPORT FOR FREEDOM, BUT TOO OFTEN IT'S FOR ONE'S OWN FREEDOM AND NOT FOR OTHERS.
    00:10:34 TOO MANY BELIEVE THERE MUST BE LIMITS ON FREEDOM.
    00:10:37 THEY ARGUE THAT FREEDOM MUST BE DIRECTED AND MANAGED TO ACHIEVE FAIRNESS AND EQUALITY, THUS MAKING IT ACCEPTABLE TO CURTAIL THROUGH CERTAIN LIBERTIES.
    00:10:49 SOME DECIDE WHAT AND WHOSE FREEDOMS TO BE LIMITED.
    00:10:53 THESE ARE THE POLITICIANS WHOSE GOAL IN LIFE IS POWER.
    00:11:00 THEIR SUCCESS DEPENDS ON GAINING SUPPORT FROM SPECIAL INTERESTS.
    00:11:04 WE DON'T NEED MORE ISMS.
    00:11:07 THE GREAT NEWS IS THE ANSWER IS NOT TO BE FOUND IN MORE ISMS.
    00:11:10 THE ANSWERS ARE TO BE FOUND IN MORE LIBERTY, WHICH COSTS SO MUCH LESS.
    00:11:17 UNDER THESE CIRCUMSTANCES, SPENDING GOES DOWN, WEALTH PRODUCTION GOES UP AND THE QUALITY OF LIFE IMPROVES.
    00:11:24 JUST THIS RECOGNITION, ESPECIALLY IF WE MOVE IN THIS DIRECTION, INCREASES OPTIMISM WHICH IN ITSELF IS BENEFICIAL.
    00:11:33 THE FOLLOWTHROUGH WITH SOUND POLICIES ARE REQUIRED WHICH MUST BE UNDERSTOOD AND SUPPORTED BY THE PEOPLE.
    00:11:40 BUT IT IS GOOD EVIDENCE THAT THE GENERATION COMING OF AGE AT THE PRESENT TIME IS SUPPORTIVE OF MOVING IN THE DIRECTION OF MORE LIBERTY AND SELF-RELIANCE.
    00:11:51 THE MORE THIS CHANGE IN DIRECTION AND THE SOLUTIONS BECOME KNOWN, THE QUICKER WILL BE OUR RETURN TO OPTIMISM.
    00:11:59 OUR JOB FOR THOSE OF US WHO BELIEVE IN A DIFFERENT SYSTEM THAN THE ONE THAT WE HAD FOR THE LAST 100 YEARS HAS DRIVEN US TO THIS UNSUSTAINABLE CRISIS IS TO BE MORE CONVINCING THAT THERE IS A WONDERFUL, UNCOMPLICATED AND MORAL SYSTEM THAT PROVIDES THE ANSWERS.
    00:12:17 WE HAD A TASTE OF IT IN OUR EARLY HISTORY.
    00:12:19 WE NEED NOT GIVE UP ON THE NOTION OF ADVANCING THIS CAUSE.
    00:12:24 IT WORKED BUT WE ALLOWED OUR LEADERS TO CONCENTRATE ON THE MATERIAL ABUNDANCE THAT FREEDOM GENERATES WHILE IGNORING FREEDOM ITSELF.
    00:12:33 NOW WE HAVE METER, BUT THE DOOR IS OPEN OUT OF NECESSITY FOR AN ANSWER.
    00:12:38 THE ANSWER AVAILABLE IS BASED ON THE CONSTITUTION, INDIVIDUAL LIBERTY AND PROHIBITING THE USE OF GOVERNMENT FORCE TO PROVIDE PRIVILEGES AND BENEFITS TO ALL SPECIAL INTERESTS.
    00:12:51 AFTER OVER 100 YEARS, WE FACE A SOCIETY QUITE DIFFERENT THAN THE ONE THAT WAS INTENDED BY THE FOUNDERS.
    00:12:58 IN MANY WAYS THEIR EFFORTS TO PROTECT FUTURE GENERATIONS WITH THE CONSTITUTION FROM THIS DANGER HAS FAILED.
    00:13:05 SKEPTICS AT THE TIME OF THE CONSTITUTION WAS WRITTEN IN 1787 WARNED US OF TODAY'S POSSIBLE OUTCOME.
    00:13:15 THE INSIDOUS NATURE OF THE EROSION OF OUR LIBERTIES AND THE REASSURANCES OUR GREAT ABUNDANCE GAVE US EVOLVED INTO A DANGEROUS PERIOD IN WHICH WE NOW LIVE.
    00:13:28 DEPENDENCY ON GOVERNMENT LARGEESS.
    00:13:31 TODAY WE FACE A DEPENDENCE ON GOVERNMENT LARGESS FOR ALMOST EVERY NEED, OUR LIBERTIES ARE RESTRICTED AND GOVERNMENT OPERATES OUTSIDE THE RULE OF LAW, PROTECTING AND REWARDING THOSE WHO BUY OR COERCE GOVERNMENT INTO SAVING THEIR DEMANDS.
    00:13:47 HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES.
    00:13:48 UNDECLARED WARS ARE COMMONPLACE.
    00:13:52 WELFARE FOR THE RICH AND POOR IS CONSIDERED AN ENTITLEMENT.
    00:13:55 THE ECONOMY IS OVERREGULATED, OVERTAXED AND GROSSLY DISTORTED BY A DEEPLY FLAWED MONETARY SYSTEM.
    00:14:04 DEBT IS GROWING EXPONENTIALLY.
    00:14:05 THE PATRIOT ACT AND FISA LEGISLATION PASSED WITHOUT MUCH DEBATE, RESULTED IN A STEADY EROSION OF OUR FOURTH AMENDMENT RIGHTS.
    00:14:15 TRAGICALLY, OUR GOVERNMENT ENGAGES IN PREEMPTIVE WAR, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS AGGRESSION WITH NO COMPLAINTS WERE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE.
    00:14:23 THE DRONE WARFARE WE ARE PURSUING WORLDWIDE IS DESTINED TO END BADLY FOR US AS THE HATRED BUILDS FOR INNOCENT LIVES LOST.
    00:14:35 ONCE WE ARE FINANCIALLY WEAKENED AND MILITARILY CHALLENGED, THERE WILL BE A LOT OF RESENTMENT FOR THEIR WAY.
    00:14:44 IT'S NOW THE LAW OF THE LAND THAT THE MILITARY CAN ARREST AMERICAN CITIZENS, HOLD THEM INDEFINITELY WITHOUT CHARGES OR TRIAL.
    00:14:54 RAMPANT HOSTILITY TOWARD FREE TRADE IS SUPPORTED BY A LARGE NUMBER IN WASHINGTON.
    00:14:59 SUPPORTERS OF SANCTIONS, CURRENCY MANIPULATION AND W.
    00:15:04 T.O. TRADE RETALIATION CALL THE TRUE FREE TRADER ISOLATIONISTS.
    00:15:08 SANCTIONS USED TO PUNISH COUNTRIES THAT DON'T FOLLOW OUR ORDERS.
    00:15:12 BAILOUTS AND GUARANTEES OF ALL OF MISBEHAVIOR ARE ROUTINE.
    00:15:19 SANCTIONS THROUGH MONETARY POLICIES, MANDATES HAS BEEN ACCEPTABLE POLICY.
    00:15:26 I HAVE A FEW QUESTIONS.
    00:15:29 EXCESSIVE GOVERNMENT PROMPTS MANY QUESTIONS.
    00:15:31 WHY ARE SICK PEOPLE WHO ARE -- WHO USE MEDICAL MARIJUANA PUT IN PRISON?
    00:15:38 WHY DOES THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT RESTRICT THE DRINKING OF RAW MILK?
    00:15:48 WHY CAN'T AMERICAN MANUFACTURERS ROPE -- WHY AREN'T AMERICANS ALLOWED TO USE GOLD AND SILVER AS LEGAL TENDER AS MANDATED BY THE CONSTITUTION?
    00:15:57 WHY IS GERMANY CONCERNED ENOUGH TO CONSIDER REPATIATING THEIR GOLD HELD BY THE FED FOR HER IN NEW YORK?
    00:16:04 IS IT THAT THE TRUST IN THE U.
    00:16:06 S. AND DOLLAR SUPREMACY BEGINNING TO WAIN?
    00:16:09 WHY DO OUR POLITICAL LEADERS BELIEVE IT'S NECESSARY TO THOROUGHLY AUDIT -- WHY DO OUR POLITICAL LEADERS BELIEVE IT'S UNNECESSARY TO THOROUGHLY AUDIT OUR OWN GOLD?
    00:16:20 WHY CAN'T AMERICANS DECIDE WHICH TYPE OF LIGHT BULBING THEY CAN BUY?
    00:16:24 WHY IS IT THE T.
    00:16:26 S.A. PERMITTED TO ABUSE THE RIGHTS OF ANY AMERICAN TRAVEL BY AIR?
    00:16:30 WHY SHOULD THERE BE MANDATORY SENTENCES, EVEN UP TO LIFE FOR CRIMES WITHOUT VICTIMS AS OUR DRUG LAWS REQUIRE?
    00:16:39 WHY HAVE WE ALLOWED THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO REGULATE COMMODES IN OUR HOMES?
    00:16:44 WHY IS IT POLITICAL SUICIDE FOR ANYONE TO CRITICAL APAC?
    00:16:49 WHY HAVEN'T WE GIVEN UP ON THE DRUG WAR SINCE IT'S AN OBVIOUS FAILURE AND VIOLATES THE PEOPLE'S RIGHTS?
    00:16:55 HAS NOBODY NOTICED THAT THE AUTHORITIES CAN'T EVEN KEEP DRUGS OUT OF THE PRISONS?
    00:17:01 HOW CAN MAKING OUR ENTIRE SOCIETY A PRISON SOLVE THE PROBLEM?
    00:17:05 WHY DO WE SACRIFICE SO MUCH GETTING THIS -- GETTING NECESSARILY INVOLVED IN BORDER DISPUTES AND CIVIL STRIFE AROUND THE WORLD AND IGNORE THE ROOT CAUSE OF THE MOST DANGEROUS DEADLY BORDER IN THE WORLD -- THE ONE BETWEEN MEXICO AND THE UNITED STATES?
    00:17:24 WHY DOES CONGRESS WILLINGLY GIVE UP ITS PREROGATIVES TO THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH?
    00:17:28 WHY DOES CHANGING THE PARTY IN POWER NEVER CHANGE POLICY?
    00:17:32 COULD IT BE THAT THE VIEWS OF BOTH PARTIES ARE ESSENTIALLY THE SAME?
    00:17:35 WHY DID THE BIG BANKS, THE LARGE CORPORATIONS AND FOREIGN BANKS AND FOREIGN CENTRAL BANKS GET BAILED OUT IN 2008 AND THE MIDDLE CLASS LOST THEIR JOBS AND THEIR HOMES?
    00:17:48 WHY DO SO MANY IN THE GOVERNMENT AND OFFICIALS BELIEVE THAT CREATING MONEY OUT OF THIN AIR CREATES WEALTH?
    00:17:56 WHY DO SO MANY ACCEPT THE DEEPLY FLAWED PRINCIPLE THAT GOVERNMENT BUREAUCRATS AND POLITICIANS CAN PROTECT US FROM OURSELVES WITHOUT TOTALLY DESTROYING THE PRINCIPLE OF LIBERTY?
    00:18:07 WHY CAN'T PEOPLE UNDERSTAND THAT WAR ALWAYS DESTROYS WEALTH AND LIBERTY?
    00:18:12 WHY IS THERE NO LITTLE CONCERN FOR THE EXECUTIVE ORDER THAT GIVES THE PRESIDENT AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH A KILLING LIST, INCLUDING AMERICAN CITIZENS, OF THOSE TARGETED FOR ASSASSINATION?
    00:18:25 WHY IS PATRIOTISM THOUGHT TO BE BLIND LOYALTY TO THE GOVERNMENT AND THE POLITICIANS WHO RUN IT RATHER THAN LOYALTY TO THE PRINCIPLES OF LIBERTY AND SUPPORT FOR THE PEOPLE?
    00:18:36 REAL PATRIOTISM IS THE WILLINGNESS TO CHALLENGE THE GOVERNMENT WHEN IT'S WRONG.
    00:18:43 WHY IS IT THAT PEOPLE WON'T OR CAN'T TAKE CARE OF THEIR OWN NEEDS THAT PEOPLE IN GOVERNMENT ARE ABLE TO DO IT FOR THEM?
    00:18:51 WHY DID WE EVER GIVE THE GOVERNMENT A SAFE HAVEN FOR INITIATING VIOLENCE AGAINST THE PEOPLE?
    00:18:58 WHY DO SO MANY MEMBERS DEFEND FREE MARKETS BUT NOT CIVIL LIBERTIES?
    00:19:03 WHY DO SO MANY MEMBERS DEFEND CIVIL LIBERTIES BUT NOT FREE MARKETS?
    00:19:08 AREN'T THEY THE SAME?
    00:19:10 WHY DON'T MORE DEFEND BOTH ECONOMIC LIBERTY AND PERSONAL LIBERTY?
    00:19:16 WHY ARE THERE NOT MORE INDIVIDUALS THAT SEEK TO INTELLECTUALLY INFLUENCE INDIVIDUALS TO BRING ABOUT POSITIVE CHANGES, THOSE THAT SEEK CHANGES -- THAN THOSE WHO SEEK POWER AND FORCE OTHERS TO OBEY THEIR COMMANDS?
    00:19:29 WHY DOES THE USE OF RELIGION TO SUPPORT A SOCIAL GOSPEL AND PREEMPTIVE WARS BOTH WHICH REQUIRE AUTHORITARIANS TO USE VIOLENCE OR THE THREAT OF VIOLENCE GO UNCHALLENGED?
    00:19:42 AGGRESSION AND FORCED REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE TEACHINGS OF THE WORLD'S GREAT RELIGIONS.
    00:19:49 WHY DO WE ALLOW THE GOVERNMENT AND THE FEDERAL RESERVE TO DISSEMINATE FALSE INFORMATION DEALING WITH ECONOMIC AND FOREIGN POLICY?
    00:19:57 WHY IS DEMOCRACY HELD IN SUCH HIGH ESTEEM WHEN IT'S THE ENEMY -- WHEN IT'S THE ENEMY OF THE MINORITY AND MAKES ALL RIGHTS RELATIVE TO THE DICTATES OF THE MAJORITY?
    00:20:11 WHY SHOULD ANYONE BE SURPRISED THAT CONGRESS HAS NO CREDIBILITY SINCE THERE'S SUCH A DISCONNECT BETWEEN WHAT POLITICIANS SAY AND WHAT THEY DO?
    00:20:20 IS THERE ANY EXPLANATION FOR ALL THE DECEPTION, THE UNHAPPINESS, THE FEAR OF THE FUTURE, THE LOSS OF CONFIDENCE IN OUR LEADERS, THE DISTRUST AND ANGER AND FRUSTRATION?
    00:20:30 YES, THERE IS.
    00:20:31 AND THERE'S A WAY TO REVERSE THESE ATTITUDES.
    00:20:35 THE NEGATIVE PERCEPTIONS ARE LOGICAL AND A CONSEQUENCE OF BAD POLICIES BRINGING ABOUT OUR PROBLEMS.
    00:20:41 IDENTITYIFICATION OF THE PROBLEMS AND RECOGNIZING -- IDENTIFICATION OF THE PROBLEMS AND RECOGNIZING THE CAUSE ALLOW THE PROPER CHANGES TO COME EASILY.
    00:20:48 WE SHOULD HAVE MORE TRUST IN OURSELVES, LESS IN THE GOVERNMENT.
    00:20:53 TOO MANY PEOPLE HAVE -- FAR FAR TOO LONG PLACED TOO MUCH CONFIDENCE AND TRUST IN GOVERNMENT AND NOT ENOUGH FOR THEMSELVES.
    00:21:01 FORTUNATELY NOW ARE BECOMING AWARE OF THE SERIOUSNESS OF THE GROSS MISTAKES OF THE PAST SEVERAL DECADES.
    00:21:07 THE BLAME IS SHARED BY BOTH POLITICAL PARTIES.
    00:21:10 MANY AMERICANS NOW ARE DEMANDING TO HEAR THE PLAIN TRUTH OF THINGS AND WANT THE DEMAGOGUING TO STOP.
    00:21:18 WITHOUT THIS FIRST STEP, SOLUTIONS ARE IMPOSSIBLE.
    00:21:26 . IT PRO-- PROMOTES PROSPERITY.
    00:21:31 THE TASK IS NOT THAT DIFFICULT IF POLITICS DOESN'T GET IN THE WAY.
    00:21:35 WE HAVE ALLOWED OURSELVES TO GET INTO SUCH A MESS FOR VARIOUS REASONS.
    00:21:43 POLITICIANS DECEIVE THEMSELVES AS TO HOW WEALTH IS PRODUCED.
    00:21:49 . THIS REPLACES THE CONFIDENCE IN A FREE SOCIETY.
    00:21:53 TOO MANY PLACES OF AUTHORITY BECAME CONVINCED THAT ONLY THEY, ARMED ARE ARBITRARY GOVERNMENT POWER CAN BRING ABOUT FAIRNESS WHILE FACILITATING WEALTH PRODUCTION.
    00:22:04 . THIS ALWAYS PROVES TO BE A UTOPIAN DREAM.
    00:22:08 IT IMPOVERISHES THE PEOPLE.
    00:22:19 . NO SURPRISE WLOO GOES ON IN WASHINGTON IS BY AGGRESSIVE PARTISAN SHIP AND POLICY KING WITH PHILOSOPHIC DIFFERENCES BEING MINOR.
    00:22:32 CAZIANISM CONTINUES TO THRIVE ALTHOUGH TODAY IT'S FACING HEALTHY ENTHUSIASTIC REBUTTALS.
    00:22:38 BELIEVERS IN MILITARY CANESINISM CONTINUE TO DESPERATELY PROMOTE THEIR POLICY AS THE ECONOMY LANGUISHES IN A DEEP SLUMBER.
    00:22:51 THEY USE HUMANITARIAN ARGUMENTS TO JUSTIFY THEM.
    00:22:54 HUMANITARIAN ARGUMENTS ARE ALWAYS USED TO JUSTIFY GOVERNMENT MAN DATES RELATED TO THE ECONOMY, MONETARY POLICY, FOREIGN POLICY, AND PERSONAL LIBERTY.
    00:23:04 THIS IS ON PURPOSE TO MAKE IT MORE DIFFICULT TO CHALLENGE.
    00:23:06 BUT INITIATING VIOLENCE FOR HUMANITARIAN REASON IS STILL VIOLENCE.
    00:23:12 GOOD INTENTIONS ARE NO EXCUSE AND ARE JUST AS HARMFUL AS WHEN THE PEOPLE USE -- AND FORCE WITH BAD INTENTIONS.
    00:23:20 THE RESULTS ARE ALWAYS NEGATIVE.
    00:23:22 THE ONLY WAY USE OF FORCE IS THE SOURCE OF MAN'S POLITICAL PROBLEMS.
    00:23:27 SADLY, MANY RELIGIOUS GROUPS, SECULARIZATIONS, AND PSYCHOPATHIC AUTHORITARIANS, ENDORSE GOVERNMENT INITIATED FORCE TO CHANGE THE WORLD.
    00:23:36 EVEN WHEN THE DESIRED GOALS ARE WELL-INTENTIONED OR ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY ARE WELL-INTENTIONED THE RESULTS ARE DISMAL.
    00:23:45 THE GOOD RUTS SOUGHT NEVER MATERIALIZED.
    00:23:50 THE NEW PROBLEMS CREATED REQUIRE EVEN MORE GOVERNMENT AS A SOLUTION.
    00:23:55 THE NET RESULT IS INSTITUTIONALIZING GOVERNMENT INITIATED VIOLENCE AND MORALLY JUSTIFYING IT ON HUMANITARIAN GROUNDS.
    00:24:03 THIS IS THE SAME FUNDAMENTAL REASON OUR GOVERNMENT USES FORCE FOR INVADING OTHER COUNTRIES AT WILL, CENTRAL ECONOMIC PLANNING AT HOME, AND THE REGULATION OF PERSONAL LIBERTY AND HABITS OF OUR CITIZENS.
    00:24:16 IT IS RATHER STRANGE UNLESS ONE HAS A CRIMINAL MIND AND NO RESPECT FOR OTHER PEOPLE AND THEIR PROPERTY, NO ONE CLAIMS IT'S PERMISSIBLE TO GO INTO ONE'S NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE AND TELL THEM HOW TO BEHAVE, WHAT THEY CAN EAT, SMOKE, AND DRINK, OR HOW TO SPEND THEIR MONEY.
    00:24:33 YET RARELY IS IT ASKED WHY IS IT MORRALLLY ACCEPTABLE THAT A STRANGER WITH A BADGE AND GUN COULD DO THE SAME THING IN THE NAME OF LAW AND ORDER.
    00:24:43 ANY RESISTANCE IS NOW WITH BRUTE FORCE, EVEN IMPRISONMENT.
    00:24:48 THIS IS DONE MORE FREQUENTLY EVERY DAY WITHOUT A SEARCH WARRANT.
    00:24:58 NO GOVERNMENT MONOPOLY OVER INITIATING VIOLENCE IS WHAT WE NEED .
    00:25:03 REALIZING A GOVERNMENT RN MONOPOLY FOR AGGRESSION CAN ONLY LEAD TO EXHAUSTING LIBERTY ASSOCIATED WITH CHAOS, ANGER, AND BREAKDOWN OF CIVIL SOCIETY.
    00:25:13 PREVENTING SUCH AUTHORITY AND EXPECTING A SAINTLY BEHAVIOR FROM THE BREWER CONTRACTS AND POLITICIANS, POLITICIANS IS A PIPE DREAM.
    00:25:21 WE NOW HAVE A STANDING ARMY OF ARMED BUREAUCRATS AND THE T.
    00:25:27 S.A., C.I.A., F.
    00:25:28 B.I., FISH AND WILDLIFE, CORPS OF ENGINEERS, ETC.
    00:25:34 ,P CITIZENS ARE PROTCH GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE CORGETS.
    00:25:39 GOVERNMENT IN A FREE SOCIETY SHOULD HAVE NO AUTHORITY TO MEDDLE INTO SOCIAL ACTIVITIES OR THE ECONOMIC TRANSACTIONS OF INDIVIDUALS.
    00:25:47 NOR SHOULD GOVERNMENT MEDDLE IN THE AFFAIRS OF OTHER NATIONS.
    00:25:51 ALL THINGS PEACEFUL, EVEN WHEN CONTROVERSIAL SHOULD BE PERMITTED.
    00:25:57 WE MUST REJECT THE NOTION OF PRIOR RESTRAINT IN ECONOMIC ACTIVITY JUST AS WE DO IN THE AREA OF FREE SPEECH AND RELIGIOUS LIBERTY.
    00:26:05 BUT EVEN IN THESE AREAS GOVERNMENT IS STARTING TO USE A BACKDOOR APPROACH OF POLITICAL CORRECTNESS TO REGULATE SPEECH, A VERY DANGEROUS TREND.
    00:26:15 SINCE 9/11, MONITORING SPEECH ON THE INTERNET IS NOW A PROBLEM SINCE WARRANTS ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED.
    00:26:23 THE PROLIFERATION OF FEDERAL CRIMES.
    00:26:26 THE CONSTITUTION ESTABLISHED FOUR FEDERAL CRIMES.
    00:26:28 TODAY THE EXPERTS CAN'T EVEN AGREE ON HOW MANY FEDERAL CRIMES ARE NOW ON THE BOOKS.
    00:26:33 THEY NUMBER INTO THE THOUSANDS.
    00:26:35 NO ONE PERSON REQUEST COMPREHEND THE ENORMITY OF THE LEGAL SYSTEM, ESPECIALLY THE TAX CODE.
    00:26:41 DUE TO THE ILL-ADVISED DRUG WARS AND THE ENDLESS FEDERAL EXPANSION OF THE CRIMINAL CODE, WE HAVE OVER SIX MILLION PEOPLE UNDER CORRECTIONAL SUSPENSION.
    00:26:53 MORE THAN THE SOVIETS EVER HAD AND MORE THAN ANY OTHER NATION TODAY.
    00:26:58 INCLUDING CHINA.
    00:26:59 I DON'T UNDERSTAND THE COMPLACENCY OF THE CONGRESS AND WILLINGNESS TO CONTINUE THEIR OBSESSION WITH PASSING MORE FEDERAL LAWS, MORE SENTENCING LAWS ASSOCIATED WITH DRUG LAWS HAVE COMPOUNDED OUR PRISON PROBLEMS.
    00:27:14 THE FEDERAL REGISTER IS NOW 75,000 PAGES LONG AND THE TAX CODE 72,000 PAGES, AND EXPANDS EVERY YEAR.
    00:27:24 WHEN WILL THE PEOPLE START SHOUTING ENOUGH A IS ENOUGH AND DEMAND CONGRESS TO CEASE AND DESIST.
    00:27:32 WE SHOULD BE DOGE -- WHAT WE SHOULD BE DOING IS ACHIEVING LIBERTY.
    00:27:37 LIBERTY CAN ONLY BE ACHIEVED WHEN GOVERNMENT IS DENIED THE EXCESSIVE USE OF FORCE.
    00:27:42 IF ONE SEEKS LIBERTY THE PRECISE -- THERE ARE TWO CHOICES AVAILABLE.
    00:27:50 ONE, A GOVERNMENT DESIGNED TO PROTECT LIBERTY IS A NATURAL RIGHT AS ITS SOUL OBJECTIVE.
    00:27:57 PEOPLE ARE EXPECTED TO CARE FOR THEMSELVES AND REJECT THE USE OF ANY FORCE FOR INTERFERING WITH ANOTHER PERSON'S LIBERTY.
    00:28:02 GOVERNMENT IS GIVEN A STRICTLY LIMITED AUTHORITY TO ENFORCE CONTRACTS, PROPERTY OWNERSHIPS, SETTLE DISPUTES, AND DEFEND AGAINST FOREIGN AGGRESSION.
    00:28:12 NUMBER TWO, A GOVERNMENT THAT PRETENDS TO PROTECT LIBERTY BUT IS GRANTED POWER TO ARBITRARY USE FORCE OVER THE PEOPLE AND FOR A NATION.
    00:28:22 THOUGH THE GRANT OF POWER MANY TIMES IS MEANT TO BE SMALL AND LIMITED, IT INEVITABLY METASTASIZES INTO A LIMITED POLITICAL CANCER.
    00:28:33 THIS IS THE PROBLEM FOR WHICH THE WORLD HAS SUFFERED THROUGHOUT THE AGES.
    00:28:37 THOUGH MEANT TO BE ELIMINATED, 100% SACRIFICE OF THE PRINCIPLE THAT WOULD BE TYRANTS FIND IRRESISTIBLE.
    00:28:45 IT IS USED VIGOROUSLY THOUGH INCREMENTALLY AND INSIDIOUSLY.
    00:28:49 GRANTING POWER TO GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS ALWAYS PROVES THE ADAGE THAT POWER CORRUPTS.
    00:29:01 ONCE GOVERNMENT GETS A LIMITED CONCESSION FOR THE USE OF FORCE, BECAUSE OF THE STATE EROSION AND STEADY MOVE FORWARD TYRANNICAL GOVERNMENT.
    00:29:16 ONLY A REVOLUTIONARY SPIRIT CAN REVERSE THE PROCESS AND DENY THE GOVERNMENT THIS ARBITRARY USE OF AGGRESSION.
    00:29:23 THERE IS NO IN BETWEEN.
    00:29:26 SACRIFICING A LITTLE LIBERTY FOR IMAGINARY SAFETY ALWAYS ENDS BADLY.
    00:29:33 TODAY'S MESS IS A RESULT OF AMERICANS ACCEPTING OPTION NUMBER TWO, EVEN THOUGH THE FOUNDERS ATTEMPTED TO GIVE US OPTION NUMBER ONE.
    00:29:42 THE RESULTS ARE NOT GOOD AS OUR LIBERTIES HAVE BEEN INVERTED, OUR WEALTH HAS BEEN CONSUMED.
    00:29:47 THE WEALTH WE SEE TODAY IS BASED ON DEBT AND A FOOLISH WILLINGNESS ON THE PART OF FOREIGNERS TO TAKE OUR DOLLARS FOR GOODS AND SERVICES.
    00:29:55 THEN THEY LEND THEM BACK TO US TO PERPETUATE OUR DEBT SYSTEM.
    00:29:59 IT'S AMAZING THAT IT HAS WORKED FOR THIS LONG, BUT THE IMPASSE IN WASHINGTON IN SOLVING OUR PROBLEMS INDICATE THAT MANY ARE STARTING TO UNDERSTAND THE SERIOUSNESS OF THIS WORLDWIDE DEBT CRISIS AND THE DANGERS WE FACE.
    00:30:13 THE LONGER THIS PROCESS CONTINUES, THE HARSHER THE OUTCOME WILL BE.
    00:30:19 THE FINANCIAL CRISIS IS ACTUALLY A MORAL CRISIS.
    00:30:24 A FINANCIAL CRISIS LOOMS, BUT FEW UNDERSTAND IT'S IN REALITY A MORAL CRISIS.
    00:30:30 IT'S THE MORAL CRISIS THAT HAS ALLOWED OUR LIBERTIES TO BE UNDERMINED AND PERMITS THE EXPONENTIAL GROWTH OF ILLEGAL GOVERNMENT POWER.
    00:30:37 WITHOUT A CLEAR UNDERSTANDING OF THE NATURE OF THE CRISIS, IT WILL BE DIFFICULT TO PREVENT A STEADING MARCH TOWARD TYRANNY AND THE POVERTY THAT WILL ACCOMPANY IT.
    00:30:47 ULTIMATELY THE PEOPLE HAVE TO DECIDE WHICH FORM OF GOVERNMENT THEY WANT.
    00:30:51 OPTION NUMBER ONE OR OPTION NUMBER TWO.
    00:30:52 THERE IS NO OTHER CHOICE.
    00:30:56 TYRANNY IS A CHOICE OF LITTLE TYRANNY IS LIKE DESCRIBING PREGNANCY AS A TOUCH OF PREGNANCY.
    00:31:02 IT IS A MYTH TO BELIEVE THAT A MIXTURE OF FREE MARKETS AND GOVERNMENT CENTRAL ECONOMIC PLAN SOMETHING A WORTHY COMPROMISE.
    00:31:09 WHAT WE SEE TODAY IS A RESULT OF THAT TYPE OF THINKING AND THE RESULTS SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES.
    00:31:15 A CULTURE OF VIOLENCE, AMERICANS NOW SUFFER FROM A CULTURE OF VIOLENCE.
    00:31:19 IT IS EASY TO REJECT THE INITIATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST ONE'S NEIGHBOR, BUT IT'S IRONIC THAT THE PEOPLE ARBITRARILY AND FREELY GIVE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS WITH MONOPOLY POWER TO INITIATE VIOLENCE AGAINST THE AMERICAN PEOPLE PRACTICALLY AT WILL.
    00:31:34 BECAUSE IT'S THE GOVERNMENT THAT NEGOTIATES FORCE, MOST PEOPLE ACCEPT IT AS BEING LEGITIMATE.
    00:31:40 THOSE WHO EXERT THE FORCE HAVE NO SENSE OF GUILT.
    00:31:44 IT IS BELIEVED BY TOO MANY THAT GOVERNMENTS ARE MORALLY JUSTIFIED IN INITIATING VIOLENCE SUPPOSEDLY TO DO GOOD.
    00:31:51 THEY INCORRECTLY BELIEVE THIS AUTHORITY HAS COME FROM THE CONSENT OF THE PEOPLE.
    00:31:57 THE VICTIMS OF GOVERNMENT VIOLENCE NEVER CONSENTED TO SUFFER THE ABUSE OF GOVERNMENT MANDATES.
    00:32:03 EVEN WHEN DICTATED BY THE MAJORITY.
    00:32:06 VICTIMS OF T.
    00:32:07 S.A. EXCESSES NEVER CONSENTED TO THIS ABUSE.
    00:32:11 THIS ATTITUDE HAS GIVEN US A POLICY OF INITIATING WAR TO DO QUOOD AS WELL.
    00:32:17 -- GOOD AS WELL.
    00:32:20 WAR TO PREVENT WAR FOR OTHER PURPOSES IS JUSTIFIED.
    00:32:24 IS SIMILAR TO WHAT WE WERE ONCE TOLD THAT QUOTE, DESTROYING A VILLAGE TO SAVE A VILLAGE, CLOSE QUOTE, WAS JUSTIFIED.
    00:32:32 IT WAS SAID BY U.
    00:32:33 S. SECRETARY OF STATE THAT THE LOSS OF 500,000 IRAQIS, MOSTLY CHILDREN, IN THE 1990'S AS A RESULT OF AMERICAN BOMBS AND SANCTIONS WAS WORTH IT TO ACHIEVE THE GOOD WE BROUGHT TO THE PEOPLE OF IRAN.
    00:32:50 LOOK AT THE MESS IRAQ IS IN TODAY.
    00:32:52 GOVERNMENT USE OF FORCE THE MOST SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR AT HOME AND ABROAD HAS JUSTIFIED INDIVIDUALS USING FORCE ON THEIR OWN TERMS.
    00:33:00 THE FACT THAT VIOLENCE BY GOVERNMENT IS SEEN AS MORALLY JUSTIFIED IS THE REASON WHY VIOLENCE WILL INCREASE WHEN THE BIG FINANCIAL CRISIS HITS AND BECOMES A POLITICAL CRISIS AS WELL.
    00:33:11 FIRST, WE RECOGNIZE THAT INDIVIDUALS SHOULDN'T INITIATE VIOLENCE.
    00:33:15 THEN WE GIVE THE AUTHORITY TO THE GOVERNMENT.
    00:33:19 THE USE OF GOVERNMENT VIOLENCE WHEN THINGS GO BADLY WILL BE USED TO JUSTIFY AN INDIVIDUAL'S RIGHT TO DO THE SAME THING.
    00:33:27 NEITHER THE GOVERNMENT NOR INDIVIDUALS HAVE THE MORAL RIGHT TO INITIATE VIOLENCE AGAINST ANOTHER, YET WE ARE MOVING TOWARD THE DAY WHEN BOTH WILL CLAIM THIS AUTHORITY.
    00:33:36 IF THIS CYCLE IS NOT REVERSED, SOCIETY WILL BREAK DOWN.
    00:33:41 WHEN NEEDS ARE PRESSING AND CONDITIONS DETERIORATE AND RIGHTS BECOME RELATIVE TO THE DEMANDS AND WHIMS OF THE MAJORITY, IT'S THEN THAT -- IT'S THEM NOT A GREAT LEAP FOR INDIVIDUALS TO TAKE IT UPON THEMSELVES TO USE VIOLENCE TO GET WHAT THEY CLAIM IS THEIRS.
    00:33:59 AS THE ECONOMY SFRATES AND THE WEALTH SPREPCY INCREASE, AS THEY ALREADY ARE OCCURRING, VIOLENCE INCREASES AS THOSE IN NEED TAKING IN THEIR OWN HANDS TO GET WHAT THEY BELIEVE IS THEIRS.
    00:34:10 THEY WILL NOT WAIT FOR A GOVERNMENT RESCUE PROGRAM.
    00:34:13 WHEN GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS WIELD POWER OVER OTHERS TO BAIL OUT THE SPECIAL INTERESTS, EVEN WITH DISASTROUS RESULTS TO THE AVERAGE CITIZEN, THEY FEEL NO GUILT FOR THE HARM THEY DO.
    00:34:23 THOSE WHO TAKE US INTO UNDECLARED WARS WILL MANY CASUALTIES RESULTING NEVER LOSE SLEEP OVER THE DEATHS AND DESTRUCTION THEIR BAD DECISIONS CAUSE.
    00:34:33 THEY ARE CONVINCED THAT WHAT THEY DO IS MORALLY JUSTIFIED IN THE FACT THAT MANY SUFFERED JUST CAN'T BE HELPED.
    00:34:40 WHEN THE STREET CRIMINALS DO THE SAME THING?
    00:34:43 THEY DO HAVE NO REMORSE BELIEVING THEY ARE ONLY TAKING WHAT IS RIGHTFULLY THEIRS.
    00:34:48 ALL MORAL STANDARDS BECOME RELATIVE.
    00:34:50 WHETHER IT'S BAILING OUT PRIVILEGES, GOVERNMENT SUBSIDIES, OR BENEFITS FOR SOME, FROM INFLATING OUR CURRENCY, IT'S ALL PART OF A PROCESS JUSTIFIED BY A PHILOSOPHY OF FORCED REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH.
    00:35:04 VIOLENCE OR A THREAT OF SUCH IS UNFORTUNATELY OF LITTLE CONCERN OF MOST MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.
    00:35:12 SOME ARGUE IT'S ONLY A MATTER OF FAIR GHEST THAT THOSE IN NEED ARE CARED FOR.
    00:35:17 THERE ARE TWO PROBLEMS WITH THIS.
    00:35:20 FIRST, THE PRINCIPLE IS USED TO PROVIDE A GREATER AMOUNT OF BENEFITS TO THE RICH THAN TO THE POOR.
    00:35:26 SECOND, NO ONE SEEMS TO BE CONCERNED ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT IT'S FAIR TO THOSE WHO END UP PAYING FOR ALL THE BENEFITS.
    00:35:31 THE COSTS ARE USUALLY PLACED ON THE BACKS OF THE MIDDLE CLASS, AND ARE HIDDEN FROM THE PUBLIC EYE.
    00:35:38 TOO MANY PEOPLE BELIEVE GOVERNMENT HANDOUTS ARE FREE.
    00:35:41 LIKE PULLING MONEY OUT OF THIN AIR AND THERE IS NO COST.
    00:35:45 THAT DECEPTION IS COMING TO AN END.
    00:35:48 THE BILLS ARE COMING DUE AND THAT'S WHAT THE ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN IS ALL ABOUT.
    00:35:54 SADLY WE HAVE BECOME ACCUSTOMED TO LIVING WITH THE ILLEGITIMATE USE OF FORCE BY GOVERNMENT.
    00:35:58 IT IS THE TOOL FOR TELLING THE PEOPLE HOW TO LIVE WHAT, TO EAT AND DRINK, WHAT TO READ, AND HOW TO SPEND THEIR MONEY.
    00:36:04 TO DEVELOP A TRULY FREE SOCIETY, THE ISSUE OF INITIATING FORCE MUST BE UNDERSTOOD AND REJECTED.
    00:36:14 GRANTING TO GOVERNMENT EVEN A SMALL AMOUNT OF FORCE IS A DANGEROUS CONCESSION.
    00:36:19 LIMITING GOVERNMENT EXCESSES VERSUS A VIRTUOUS MORAL PEOPLE.
    00:36:25 OUR CONSTITUTION WAS TO LIMIT THE WHOLE POWER AND ABUSE HAS FAILED.
    00:36:31 THE FOUNDERS WARNED THAT IN A FREE SOCIETY DEPENDS ON A VIRTUOUS AND MORAL PEOPLE.
    00:36:37 THE CURRENT CRISIS REFLECTS THAT THEIR CONCERNS WERE JUSTIFIED.
    00:36:46 MANY POLITICIANS ARE AWARE OF THE PROBLEMS WE FACE TRYING TO REFORM GOVERNMENT.
    00:36:50 THE SAD PART IS THE SUGGESTED REFORMS ALMOST ALWAYS LEADS TO LESS FREEDOM AND THE IMPORTANCE OF A VIRTUOUS AND MORAL PEOPLE IS EITHER IGNORED OR NOT UNDERSTOOD.
    00:37:02 IT UNDERMINES IT HAS A MASSIVE EXPANSION OF DEBT.
    00:37:10 THE REAL QUESTION IS -- IF IT IS LIBERTY WE SEEK, SHOULD MOST OF THE EMPHASIS BE PLACED ON GOVERNMENT, REFORM OR TRYING TO UNDERSTAND WHAT A VIRTUOUS AND MORAL PEOPLE MEAN AND HOW TO PROMOTE IT?
    00:37:24 THE CONSTITUTION HAS NOT PREVENTED THE PEOPLE FROM DEMANDING HANDOUTS FOR BOTH THE RICH AND POOR IN THEIR EFFORTS TO REFORM THE GOVERNMENT WHILE IGNORING THE PRINCIPLES OF A FREE SOCIETY.
    00:37:35 ALL BRANCHES OF OUR GOVERNMENT TODAY ARE CONTROLLED BY INDIVIDUALS WHO USE THEIR POWER TO UNDERMINE LIBERTY AND ENHANCE THE WELFARE, WARFARE STATE AND FREQUENTLY THEIR OWN WEALTH AND POWER.
    00:37:46 IF THE PEOPLE ARE UNHAPPY WITH THE GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE, IT MUST BE RECOGNIZED THAT GOVERNMENT IS MERELY A REFLECTION OF AN IMMORAL SOCIETY THAT REJECTED A MORAL GOVERNMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL LIMITS, POWER AND LOVE OF FREEDOM.
    00:38:02 IF THIS IS THE PROBLEM, ALL THE TINKERING AND THE THOUSANDS OF PAGES OF NEW LAWS AND REGULATIONS WILL DO NOTHING TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM.
    00:38:10 IT IS 70'S EVIDENT THAT OUR FREEDOMS HAVE BEEN SEVERELY LIMITED AND THE PROSPERITY WE STILL HAVE IS NOTHING MORE THAN LEFTOVER WEALTH FROM A PREVIOUS TIME.
    00:38:22 THIS FICTITIOUS WEALTH BASED ON THE FALSE TRUST IN OUR CURRENCY AND CREDIT WILL PLAY HAVOC TO OUR SOCIETY WHEN THE BILLS COME TO.
    00:38:31 OUR LOST LIBERTIES IS YET TO BE FELT.
    00:38:33 THAT ILLUSION IS NOW ENDING.
    00:38:40 WE NEED TO ACCEPT A NEW APPROACH.
    00:38:42 EXPECT THE RAPIDLY EXPANDING HOMESCHOOL MOVEMENT TO PLAY A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN THE REVOLUTIONARY FORMS NEEDED TO REBUILD A FREE SOCIETY.
    00:38:52 WITH CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTIONS.
    00:38:54 WE CANNOT EXPECT A FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONTROLLED SCHOOL SYSTEM TO PROVIDE THE INTELLECTUAL AMMUNITION TO COMBAT THE DANGEROUS GROWTH OF GOVERNMENT THAT THREATENS OUR LIBERTIES.
    00:39:05 THE INTERNET WILL PROVIDE THE ALTERNATIVE TO THE GOVERNMENT MEDIA COMPLEX THAT CONTROLS THE NEWS AND MOST POLITICAL PROPAGANDA.
    00:39:11 THIS IS WHY IT'S ESSENTIAL THAT THE INTERNET REMAINS FREE OF GOVERNMENT REGULATION.
    00:39:16 MANY OF OUR RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS AND SECULAR ORGANIZATIONS SUPPORT GREATER -- BY SUPPORTING WAR, WELFARE, CORPORATISM AND IGNORE THE NEED FOR OUR VIRTUEOUS PEOPLE.
    00:39:30 I NEVER BELIEVED THAT THE WORLD OUR COUNTRY CAN BE MADE MORE FREE BY POLITICIANS IF THE PEOPLE HAD NO DESIRE FOR FREEDOM.
    00:39:39 UNDER THE CURRENT CIRCUMSTANCES, THE MOST WE CAN HOPE TO ACHIEVE IN THE POLITICAL PROCESS IS TO USE IT AS A PODIUM TO REACH THE PEOPLE TO ALERT THEM OF THE NATURE OF THE CRISIS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF THEIR NEED TO ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEMSELVES.
    00:39:53 IF IT IS LIBERTY THAT HE HAD TRULY SEEK, WITHOUT THIS A CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTED FREE SOCIETY IS IMPOSSIBLE.
    00:40:01 IF THIS IS TRUE, OUR INDIVIDUAL GOAL IN LIFE OUGHT TO BE FOR US TO SEEK VIRTUE AND EXCELLENCE AND RECOGNIZE THAT SELF-ESTEEM AND HAPPINESS ONLY COMES FROM USING ONE'S NATURAL ABILITY IN THE MOST PRODUCKIVE MANNER POSSIBLE, ACCORDING TO ONE'S OWN TALENTS.
    00:40:20 PRODUCTIVITY AND CREATIVITY ARE THE TRUE SOURCE OF PERSONAL SATISFACTION.
    00:40:25 FREEDOM AND NOT DEPENDENCY PROVIDES THE ENVIRONMENT NEEDED TO ACHIEVE THESE GOALS.
    00:40:29 GOVERNMENT CANNOT DO THIS FOR US.
    00:40:32 IT ONLY GETS IN THE WAY.
    00:40:33 WHEN THE GOVERNMENT GETS INVOLVED, THE GOAL BECOMES A BAILOUT OR A SUBSIDY, AND THESE CANNOT PROVIDE A SENSE OF PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT.
    00:40:41 ACHIEVING LEGISLATIVE POWER AND POLITICAL INFLUENCE SHOULD NOT BE OUR GOAL.
    00:40:46 MOST OF THE CHANGE THAT IS TO COME WILL NOT COME FROM THE POLITICIANS BUT RATHER FROM INDIVIDUALS, FAMILY, FRIENDS, INTELLECTUAL LEADERS AND OUR RELIGIOUS INSTITUTIONS.
    00:40:56 THE SOLUTION CAN ONLY COME FROM REJECTING THE USE OF COERCION, COMPULSION, GOVERNMENT COMMANDS AND AGGRESSIVE FORCE TO MOST SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC BEHAVIOR.
    00:41:05 WITHOUT ACCEPTING THESE RESTRAINTS, INEVITABLY THE CONSENSUS WILL BE TO ALLOW THE GOVERNMENT TO MANDATE ECONOMIC EQUALITY AND OBEDIENCE TO THE POLITICIANS WHO GAIN POWER AND PROMOTE AN ENVIRONMENT THAT SMOTHERS THE FREEDOMS OF EVERYONE.
    00:41:20 IT IS THEN THAT THE RESPONSIBLE INDIVIDUALS WHO SEEK EXCELLENCE AND SELF-ESTEEM BY BEING SELF-RELYANT AND PRODUCTIVE BECOME THE VILLS.
    00:41:29 IN CONCLUSION, ONE OF THE GREATEST DANGERS THAT THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FACE TODAY THE GOAL OF A FREE SOCIETY.
    00:41:39 THERE ARE FIVE.
    00:41:40 THE CONTINUOUS ATTACK ON OUR CIVIL LIBERTIES WHICH THREATEN THE RULE OF LAW AND OUR ABILITY TO RESIST THE ONRUSH OF TYRANNY.
    00:41:50 NUMBER TWO, VIOLENT ANTI-AMERICANISM THAT HAS ENGULFED THE WORLD.
    00:41:54 BECAUSE THE AT THE NUMBER NONE OF BROEBACK IS NOT UNDERSTOOD OR DENIED, OUR FOREIGN POLICY IS DESTINED TO KEEP US INVOLVED IN MANY WARS THAT WE HAVE NO BUSINESS BEING IN.
    00:42:05 NATIONAL BANKRUPTCY AND A GREATER THREAT TO OUR NATIONAL SECURITY WILL RESULT.
    00:42:11 NUMBER THREE, THE EASE IN WHICH WE GO TO WAR WITHOUT A DECLARATION BY CONGRESS BUT ACCEPTING INTERNATIONAL AUTHORITY FROM THE U.
    00:42:19 N. OR NATO OR EVEN FOR PREEMPTIVE WARS, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS AGGRESSION.
    00:42:25 A FINANCIAL POLITICAL CRISIS AS A -- NUMBER FOUR, A FINANCIAL POLITICAL CRISIS AS A CONSEQUENCE OF EXCESSIVE DEBT, UNFUNDED LIABILITIES, SPENDING, BAILOUTS AND GROSS DISCREPANCY IN GROSS DISPRIBUTION GO FROM THE MILL CLASS TO THE RICH.
    00:42:41 THE DANGER OF CENTRAL ECONOMIC PLANNING BY THE FEDERAL RESERVE MUST BE UNDERSTOOD.
    00:42:47 WORLD GOVERNMENT TAKING OVER LOCAL AND U.
    00:42:50 S. SOMPT BY GETTING INVOLVED IN THE -- SOVEREIGNTY BY GETTING INVOLVED IN THE ISSUES OF WAR, WELFARE, BANKING, TAXES, PROPERTY, OWNERSHIP AND PRIVATE -- PRIVATE OWNERSHIP OF GUNS MUST BE ADDRESSED.
    00:43:03 HAPPILY, THERE'S AN ANSWER FOR THESE VERY DANGEROUS TRENDS.
    00:43:06 WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD IT WOULD BE IF WE ACCEPTED THE MORAL PREMISE OF ACT OF AGGRESSION.
    00:43:14 A SUGGESTION IS ALWAYS TOO SIMPLISTIC, UTOPIAN, DANGEROUS AND UNREALISTIC TO STRIVE FOR SUCH AN IDEAL.
    00:43:23 THE ANSWER TO THAT IS AFTER THOUSANDS OF YEARS, THE ACCEPTANCE OF GOVERNMENT FORCE TO RULE OVER THE PEOPLE AT THE SACRIFICE OF LIBERTY WAS CONSIDERED MORAL ONLY OPTION FOR ACHIEVING PEACE AND PROSPERITY.
    00:43:35 WHAT CAN BE MORE UTOPIAN THAN THAT?
    00:43:38 CONSIDERING THE RESULTS, ESPECIALLY LOOKING AT THE STATE SPONSORED KILLING OF NEARLY EVERY GOVERNMENT DURING THE 20TH CENTURY, ESTIMATED TO BE IN THE HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE.
    00:43:49 IT'S TIME TO RECONSIDER THIS GRANT OF AUTHORITY TO THE STATE.
    00:43:52 NO GOOD HAS EVER COME FROM GRANTING MONOPOLY POWER FOR THE STATE TO MOLD HUMAN BEHAVIOR.
    00:43:59 SUCH POWER WHEN LEFT UNCHECKED BECOMES THE SEA OF AN UGLY TYRANNY.
    00:44:06 THIS METHOD OF GOVERNANCE HAS BEEN ADEQUATELY TESTED AND THE RESULTS ARE IN.
    00:44:10 THE REALITY DICTATES WE TRY LIBERTY.
    00:44:14 THE IDEALISM OF NONAGGRESSION AND OBJECTING THE USE OF FORCE SHOULD BE TRIED.
    00:44:19 THE IDEALISM OF MORE GOVERNMENT SANCTION VIOLENCE HAS BEEN ABUSED THROUGHOUT HISTORY AND IS THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF POVERTY AND WAR.
    00:44:25 THE THEORY OF A HE SO SITE BEING BASED ON INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM HAS BEEN AROUND FOR A LONG TIME.
    00:44:31 IT'S TIME TO TAKE A BOLD STEP AND ACTUALLY PERMIT IT BY ADVANCING THIS CAUSE RATHER THAN TAKING A STEP BACKWARDS AS SOME WOULD LIKE US TO DO TODAY.
    00:44:39 TODAY THE PRINCIPLES OF HABEAS CORPUS ESTABLISHED WHEN KING JOHN SIGNED THE MAGNA CARTA IN 1215 IS UNDER ATTACK IN OUR OWN GOVERNMENT.
    00:44:49 THERE IS EVERY REASON TO BELIEVE THAT A RENEWED EFFORT WITH THE USE OF THE INTERNET THAT WE CAN INSTEAD ADVANCE THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY BY SPREADING AN UNCENSORED MESSAGE THAT WILL SERVE TO REIN IN GOVERNMENT AUTHORITY AND CHALLENGE THE OBSESSION OF WAR AND WELFARE.
    00:45:03 WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT IS A SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT GUIDED BY THE MORAL PRINCIPLES OF PEACE AND TOLERANCE.
    00:45:08 THE FOUNDERS WERE CONVINCED THAT A FREE SOCIETY COULD NOT,IST WITHOUT A MORAL PEOPLE.
    00:45:14 JUST WRITING RULES WON'T WORK IF THE PEOPLE CHOOSE TO USE THEM.
    00:45:22 THOSE WHO WORK IN WASHINGTON -- BENJAMIN FRANKLIN CLAIMED, ONLY A VIRTUEOUS PEOPLE ARE CAN HAVE FREEDOM.
    00:45:33 JOHN ADAMS SAID OUR CONSTITUTION WAS MADE FOR A MORAL AND RELIGIOUS PEOPLE IS WHOLLY INADEQUATE FOR A GOVERNMENT OF ANY OTHER.
    00:45:40 AND MORAL PEOPLE JUST REJECT ALL VIOLENCE IN AN EFFORT TO MOLD PEOPLE'S BELIEFS.
    00:45:47 ONE THAT RIDICULES GOING TO WAR IS NOT A MORAL SOCIETY.
    00:45:51 ALL GREAT RELIGIONS ENDORSED THE GOLDEN RULE.
    00:45:54 THE SAME MORAL STANDARDS THAT INDIVIDUALS ARE REQUIRED TO FOLLOW SHOULD APPLY TO ALL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS.
    00:45:59 THEY CANNOT BE EXEMPT.
    00:46:02 THE SOLUTION IS NOT IN THE HANDS OF THE GOVERNMENT.
    00:46:06 THE SOLUTION FALLS ON EACH AND EVERY INDIVIDUAL WITH GUIDANCE OF FAMILY, FRIENDS AND COMMUNITY.
    00:46:11 THE NUMBER ONE RESPONSIBILITY FOR EACH OF US IS TO CHANGE OURSELVES WITH HOPE THAT OTHERS WILL FOLLOW.
    00:46:17 THIS IS OF GREATER IMPORTANCE IN THE WORKING ON CHANGING THE GOVERNMENT.
    00:46:21 THAT IS SECONDARY TO PROMOTING A VIRTUEOUS SOCIETY.
    00:46:26 IF WE CAN ACHIEVE THIS THEN THE GOVERNMENT WILL CHANGE.
    00:46:31 IT DOESN'T MEAN THAT HOLDING OFFICE HOLDS NO VALUE.
    00:46:34 AT SOMETIMES IT NUDGES POLICY IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION BUT WHEN IT'S TRUE WHILE SEEKING OFFICE IS DONE FOR MONEY OR POWER, IT BECOMES USEFUL IF NOT HARMFUL.
    00:46:45 WHEN POLITICAL ACTION IS TAKEN FOR THE RIGHT REASONS, IT'S EASY TO UNDERSTAND WHY COMPROMISE SHOULD BE AVOIDED.
    00:46:51 IT'S ALSO BECOME CLEAR WHILE PROGRESS IS BEST ACHIEVED WHILE WORKING WITH COALITIONS WHICH BRING PEOPLE TOGETHER WITHOUT ANYONE SACRIFICING HIS PRINCIPLES.
    00:47:03 POLITICAL ACTION TO BE TRULY BENEFICIAL MUST BE DIRECTED TOWARD CHANGING THE HEART AND MINDS OF THE PEOPLE, RECOGNIZING THAT ITS VIRTUE AND MORALITY OF THE PEOPLE THAT ALLOW LIBERTY TO FLOURISH.
    00:47:14 THE CONSTITUTION OR MORAL LAWS, PER SE, HAVE NO VALUE IF THE PEOPLE'S ATTITUDES AREN'T CHANGED.
    00:47:22 TO ACHIEVE LIBERTY AND PEACE, TWO POWERFUL HUMAN EMOTIONS HAVE TO OVERCOME.
    00:47:27 NUMBER ONE IS ENVY WHICH LEADS TO HATE AND CLASS WARFARE.
    00:47:32 NUMBER TWO IS INTOLERANCE WHICH LEADS TO BIGOTED AND JUDGMENTAL POLICIES.
    00:47:37 THIS MUST BE REPLACED BY A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF LOVE, COMPASSION, TOLERANCE AND FREE MARKET ECONOMICS.
    00:47:43 FREEDOM WHEN UNDERSTOOD BRINGS PEOPLE TOGETHER.
    00:47:46 WHEN TRIED FREEDOM IS POPULAR.
    00:47:49 THE PROBLEM WE HAVE FACED OVER THE YEARS HAS BEEN THAT ECONOMIC INTERVENTIONISTS ARE SWAYED BY ENVY.
    00:47:55 WHERE A SOCIAL INTERVENTIONIST ARE SWAYED BY HABIT AND LIFESTYLE.
    00:48:01 THE MISUNDERSTANDING THAT TOLERANCE IS AN ENDORSEMENT OF CERTAIN ACTIVITY MOTIVATES MANY TO LEGISLATE MORAL STANDARDS WHICH SHOULD ONLY BE SET BY INDIVIDUALS MAKING THEIR OWN CHOICES.
    00:48:13 BOTH SIDES USE FORCE TO DEAL WITH THESE MISPLACED EMOTIONS.
    00:48:24 NEITHER ENVOLUNTEERISM.
    00:48:25 I HAVE COME TO A FIRM CONVICTION AFTER TRYING TO FIGURE OUT THE PLAIN TRUTH OF THINGS.
    00:48:34 THE BEST CHANCE OF ACHIEVING PEACE AND PROSPERITY FOR THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE WORLDWIDE IS TO PURSUE THE CAUSE OF LIBERTY.
    00:48:42 IF YOU THINK THIS TO BE A WORTHWHILE MESSAGE, SPREAD IT THROUGHOUT THE LAND, AND I YIELD BACK THE BALANCE OF MY TIME.
    00:48:48 THE SPEAKER PRO TEMPORE: JASH.
    00:48:50 -- THE GENTLEMAN YIELDS BACK THE BALANCE OF HIS TIME.
     
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  3. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    He's a good man. It will be sad to see him go, and it weighs heavily on the heart.

    "UNDER THE CURRENT CIRCUMSTANCES, THE MOST WE CAN HOPE TO ACHIEVE IN THE POLITICAL PROCESS IS TO USE IT AS A PODIUM TO REACH THE PEOPLE TO ALERT THEM OF THE NATURE OF THE CRISIS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF THEIR NEED TO ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEMSELVES." -Congressman Ron Paul

    He's always just telling us like it is. Although he is a poor speaker, and he certainly doesn't have a command presence, he's truthful. We really should have more trust in ourselves and less in government, as Ron Paul suggested.
     
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  4. oldawg

    oldawg Monkey+++

    Would he have won the election had the primary not been stolen from him?Probably not.But it sure would have felt good to vote for him because it's been a long time since I've voted for a man I respect instead of just trying to keep the major of two evils getting in.Were he now our president I doubt with all my heart I would be giving this talk of secession more than a passing thought.Good luck Dr. Paul I'm going to miss you.
     
  5. HOP

    HOP Monkey+++

    I wonder if the house celebrates this going away of Dr.NO , a true protector of the Constitution . He doesn't have to hang his head for any thing he tried to do.
     
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  6. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    Well, if Texas secedes, He could be nominated as the president of the republic of Texas. And I'd move there in an Abilene Minute.
     
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  7. HOP

    HOP Monkey+++

    I am an expatriated Texican and would be there ASAP ,GOD BLESS TEXAS.
     
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