Ron Paul isn’t backing down from his position that the U.S. has provoked terrorists through foreign military occupation and that officials tried to capitalize on Sept. 11 attacks.
“Think of what happened after 9/11, the minute before there was any assessment, there was glee in the administration because now we can invade Iraq, and so the war drums beat,” Paul said Thursday night before a packed room of more than 1,000 students and supporters. “That’s exactly what they’re doing now with Iran.”
His libertarian ideals have struck a cord with many, but conservatives remain deeply wary of Paul’s foreign policy positions, including his assertion that the U.S. provoked the Sept. 11 attacks by maintaining military bases in foreign countries. Paul’s position as the lone dove in the GOP race has made him a foil for some of his hawkish Republican opponents.
“Extremists have taken over, and they’re the ones who run the foreign policy and have convinced us to go along with all these wars,” Paul said Wednesday night.
Paul said that claims Iran could be developing a nuclear weapon are just part of an effort to scare Americans into going to war again.
Paul said of the possibility that Iran has a nuclear weapon is “not true at all.” “It doesn’t mean they might not want a nuclear weapon.”
No other country, Paul said, is capable of attacking the United States.
“How many foreign countries can threaten us right now?” Paul asked sarcastically. “How many are likely to invade us or drop a bomb on us? I can’t imagine.”
“The PATRIOT Act was written many, many years before 9/11,” Paul said. The attacks simply provided “an opportunity for some people to do what they wanted to do,” he said.
“I wish we could guarantee a democratic and honest election in this country as well,” Paul said. “The democratic process in this country has a long way to go.”
The Patriot Act was planned before 9/11 (and see this). Indeed, former Counter Terrorism Czar Richard Clarke told Stanford law professor Lawrence Lessig:
After 9/11 the government drew up the Patriot Act within 20 days and it was passed.The Patriot Act is huge and I remember someone asking a Justice Department official how did they write such a large statute so quickly, and of course the answer was that it has been sitting in the drawers of the Justice Department for the last 20 years waiting for the event where they would pull it out.
I would also add for people to consider another issue as well though, besides wars for oil......
Whoever controls the currency issue, controls the country and it's government!
Iraq had no central banking system the way the USA and the most of the world does.
The worlds Central Banking System is a private system, under the control of the BIS and it's trust owners. (private individuals)
Goodness, imagine if your job was to print the currency, your currency, for the nation ?
Yes, i'd like to start a new business, printing the GABRIYELE RESERVE NOTES please, pretty please, for the country of USA and they will be backed by the credit of the nation, meaning it's people!!
So much fun when everyone is working for you
.............Iran has the same issue as Iraq did, it's central bank is owned by the nation of Iran.
That is not good for the Money masters, if they are to consolidate the world into one super state.
First and foremost the cabal needs to control the issue of the currency, the currency is the bloodline of every nation.
Just look at what has happened in Europe, and how the cabal took control of the Europe and consolidated everyone into one currency!
That is the agenda behind an agenda, print paper with interest, and without printing the value of that interest.
Sort of like the game of the musical chairs.
Once the music stops playing, who ever is left standing will eat the dirt.
I believe that North Korea, Cuba & Iran are the only countries left standing now that Libya, Egypt, Syria, Afghanistan have a new central banking system, oh joy!!
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