Here’s video from the Joint Economic Committee hearing late last week:
And here he is on Fox with Neil Cavuto:
The consequences of this bailout are something that nobody is talking about, but which we’ll all have to deal with. For all his faults, Ron Paul is one of the few people on Capitol Hill talking about the consequences of this bailout over the long-term.
We’ve already seen one debate between McCain and Obama. And frankly, although I was drinking beer at the time, I was far too even-keeled to be able to take this nonsense. We’ve got two more of these, and we need something to make it a bit more interesting.
So I propose a Presidential Debate Drinking Game!
Terms of the open thread are as such: post any rule that you think is necessary for the game. I’ll start:
Take a drink for any time McCain refers to Ronald Reagan.
Whether you consider yourself a libertarian (big “L” or small “l”), classical liberal, a Barry Goldwater/Ronald Reagan/Ron Paul Republican, Objectivist, or just simply want less government and more freedom we should always remember that there is far more which unites us than divides us. This is not to suggest that these finer points of these philosophies are not important—they are. The foes of liberty in the Democrat and Republican Parties want us to be divided. As long as we fight amongst ourselves, we are marginalized and they win. I think George Phillies said it best at the ’08 Libertarian National Convention: “The enemy is not in here, the enemy is out there!”