Ron Paul is no Racist. {video}

Via on Dec 23, 2011

I personally will not vote for Ron Paul, but god I respect him. ~ ed.

And all these attacks about his racist newsletters mean one thing: he’s finally being perceived as a threat to the GOP status quo after weeks of ranking first or second in Iowa polling.

The below video gets to the point right away. For me, it gets fully convincing (he says why he’s no racist according to Libertarian values, and you know he believes in those!) at 2:50:

via Reddit: “Ron Paul wants to free 100′s of 1,000′s of nonviolent imprisoned minorities. If Ron Paul is a racist like the major media wants you to believe, he’s pretty bad at it. MLK & Rosa Parks are his heros because they practiced the libertarian principle of nonviolent civil disobedience.”

About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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15 Responses to “Ron Paul is no Racist. {video}”

  1. Karen Roberts says:

    Ok, Ron Paul lets see you prove it go up to bat to try to stop the republicans from excluding black neighborhood from voting. Lets see you bring up what's going on in Ohio. There is one black neighborhood where they un plat their land, and want to take it and use the place for a golf course. Then charge the people for walking in their own park. Show us what you can do. So many republicans flip flop, and you just might say one thing but when your president do another.

  2. Nicole says:

    - In 1995 he promoted his newsletters on cspan, He admitted that his newsletters were accurate in 1996, then denied newsletters in 2001, and today denies knowing anything about them for 10plus years. What … A…. Joke.

    • sebsab says:

      Stop fabricating, Nicole.

      Ron Paul said he didn't know about those specific LINES written in the newsletter 20-odd years ago. There were tons of amateur newsletters published throughout the course of years. Of course he didn't sit there reading every line.

  3. Harusami says:

    Yeah, he has no problem with black people, but doesn't think white people should be forced to serve them in their stores and restaurants or sit with them on public transportation or venues. The White Supremacists & Neo Nazis adore him, and a big supporter of his just called for the death of Obama and his "monkey children" while also using the "N" word to describe our President.

  4. Happpygo Lucky says:

    Synchronicity in timing of the attacks on Paul in every single MSM outlet is so pathetically obvious that only brain dead people don't see it. This didn't happen two weeks or two months ago while he was trailing in polls, but as soon as he becomes a threat to the establishment, there you go… Since both left and right hate him, he really must be doing something right.

  5. Mr. Science says:

    If you haven’t clicked the link that guess left, you should.
    Remember when Obama was called a radical racist because of Jeremiah Wright?
    How long did you worry about that?
    Not long.
    Why?
    It wasn’t true, it was just a smear.
    Same deal here.

  6. elephantjournal says:

    Tough article in the Times…headlining John Birch society 50th Anniversary dinner in 2008? Egads. http://campaignstops.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/29

  7. Mr. Science says:

    Sorry, didn’t mean to post the video itself in the comments, just the link. But what the heck right?

  8. [...] Ron Paul has some weird/questionable history…but he doesn’t appear to be a racist. Waylon Lewis, founder of elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon [...]

  9. [...] and sometimes disastrous route of reading Atlas Shrugged. I became your typical 20-something Libertarian. A harder version of my liberal self became “economically conservative” and I refused to live [...]

  10. elephantjournal says:

    Lead NY Times editorial: "Why won't he disavow racist supporters?" I'd like to know. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/28/opinion/mr-paul… ~ Waylon

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