Re:Ron Paul Quarterly Donation Goal - $1,000,000
- You broke it you fix it? It's not ours to fix, the Iraqi's will do
just fine without us.
--- In RLC-Action@yahoogroups.com, "AldermanD" <oscar98@...> wrote:
> "Guess which one of them has gotten the most in contributions from
> > active military personnel?
> > Uh...that would be Ron Paul.
> > Think about why that might be. And make a donation for an end to
> > foreign military adventurism and hegemony."
> Might be a little bit of a leap in logic to suggest the military vote
> is going for Paul b/c of "adventurism and hegemony."
> This is purely anecdotal, but my Ron Paul supporter friends and I
> actually represent at least a few of his supporters in the military
> that actually do believe we can/should win in Iraq, but blame Dems
> and media for much of the dissolution of public support in this war.
> In the end, I'll speak for these guys and say we think even a
> Democrat will be forced to listen to their generals and adhere to the
> Powell principle of "You broke it, you fix it." Yes, I know this is
> not a popular position in this forum. Anyway, each one of us
> is more ticked off that we're seeing this country dole out
> entitlements, political favors, social security promises, universal
> healthcare, etc, etc, and aren't that sure that the rest of the GOP
> candidates mean what they say when it comes to disciplined spending.
> And as much as I personally love the F/A-22, I don't know one
> military officer not in the conventional Air Force that doesn't think
> that is a waste of money right now.
> Again, this is anecdotal, but at least illustrates what some of us
> military guys are thinking.