This country is bankrupt; all great nations go down because they extend themselves overseas. …let’s defend this country, and stop pretending we can tell other people how to live!Ron Paul, calling for less foreign military involvement, and a rededication to strict, domestic military defense.
It was his newsletter, and it was under his name, so he always got to see the final product. … He would proof it.Ron Paul’s former secretary (and current supporter) Renae Hathway • Discussing the perceived-racist newsletters that went out under his name, and he has largely disowned since then. If he edited the newsletters, clearly this would contradict what Paul himself has said about them. The Paul campaign denies these allegations, but this should get this back in the news cycle for a full week. source (via • follow)
First of all, you thank heavens that Fidel Castro has returned to his maker.Mitt Romney • On what he would do with Cuba if Fidel Castro were to die. Newt Gingrich, conversely, suggests he wouldn’t be meeting his maker. DUDES, HE’S STILL ALIVE! Ron Paul, meanwhile, doesn’t understand why the U.S. isn’t willing to open up its doors to Cubans: “I think we’re living in the dark ages when we can’t talk to the Cuban people.” Santorum thinks the sanctions should continue for now: “We need to have a very solid offer to come help the Cuban people.”
Let’s take the people in the first three states 30 years and under; I’m doing pretty well on that count.Ron Paul • Pointing out that he’s killin’ it among his base, when BriWi asked about whether or not he was considering a third-party run. He says he has no plans to run as a third-party candidate, but he’s “not an absolutist.”
blackpolosandsweaters says: Is Newt Gingrich still not on the ballot in Virginia? I remember how this was a headline story a month ago, but I wasn't sure if the issue was ever resolved. And if not, how does this affect his presidential campaign from here on in?
» SFB says: He’s still off the ballot. In fact, the only candidates on the ballot are Ron Paul and Mitt Romney. A judge didn’t allow the other candidates, who complained loudly, a second chance. Granted, there were nearly twice as many candidates when this whole mess started. — Ernie @ SFB