Rarely mentioned here is republican candidate Ron Paul who seems to be getting a lot of buzz from the Internet crowd in the US. Paul was able to raise a lot of money for his campaign for supporters.
It is the first time I feel there is a presidential candidate does not need a spin doctor to tell him what to say on TV screen. He is not scared of public statements that people may not like to hear – and at the same time looking to solve issues by looking at the monetary issue.
Two selections from a public debate on ABC television early January 2008:
Interview at Google in July 2007:
Here is speech almost 25 years ago where Ron Paul about the dilemma with paper money vs. gold… and the habit of creating purchasing power out of thin air:
This ultimately leads to his critizism of the Federal Reserve system:
Here is a interview with Ron Paul in Aaron Russo’s documentary “From freedom to facism” that addresses this topic:
I found this interesting clip of a US soldier on YouTube on a skirmish between Huckabee and Paul about Iraq: