The Infowarriors Team
August 16, 2011
Having had the pleasure of listening in on the Republican Party debate over the weekend I was dumbfounded by one of the candidates. Often, whether it be a Republican or a Democrat, candidates speak in general terms. Throwing around words, such as job creation, cutting useless spending, putting more money into education etc.
Ron Paul, on the other hand, was addressing concrete issues. He talked about auditing and abolishing the Federal Reserve, going back to constitutional law and having the congress control the issuance of currency. He also dwelled on the importance of reducing the size of government and even went as far as promising to end entanglements in foreign conflicts. As a Gynaecologist, he also talked about the need to reduce the bureaucratic process in the medical field and bring patient-doctor relationships closer by putting aside government.
One would think that a Senator with over thirty years of political involvement would have some skeletons in his closet. How can one trust politicians in this day and age? What makes this one better than others?
Well the answer is quite simple. One does not have to look very far when evaluating the credibility of a public servant. Just take a look at his voting record: http://projects.washingtonpost.com/congress/members/P000583/votes/
Ron Paul has a perfect voting record. For example, Dr. Paul voted against the Iraq War, against the Patriot Act and it’s extension, he has voted against torture, he has originated bills attempting to audit the federal reserve, he has voted to protect the 2nd and 1st amendments etc.
By any yard stick, whether it be on the republican or democrat side, Paul is the most trustworthy candidate and the litmus test to prove that is the constant attacks and sidelining that he is getting by the mainstream media.
As a Canadian, American affairs are important to me, however I quickly ask myself where is our Ron Paul? A Canadian Ron Paul could address the issues at hand on our side of the boarder. Canada seems to be following the world model of establishing a scientific bureaucratic rule that hinders the freedom of its citizens and entrenches the political process full of control freak officials.
I use the word official to describe the elected bureaucracy due to the fact that they no longer are public servants. We, as Canadian citizens, must ask ourselves whether we want to be a sovereign country, where freedom and the pursuit of happiness is a possibility, or whether we would prefer to continue our demise into a colonial establishment and extension of the Queen of England’s Peasantship.
Canada, as the USA, needs profound change. People have lost trust in their government and in many ways the political spectrum has been filled with individuals representing no one but their selves. As reported on this website earlier this month, Quebec, for example, is going through a complete transfer of wealth from the middle class to the upper echelons of the high class. Our Province is plagued by crumbling infrastructure, a disintegrating educational system and more so a eugenics ridden healthcare system.
The only solution is the involvement of the everyday Joe.
Demand Change Canada, the present course cannot be sustained.