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I believe that his policies are too extreme. We face much different threats that we have ever faced when it comes to radical terrorism, Iran, the entire middle east and the arab spring. When people are willing to commit suicide bombings and die for their cause it is difficult to believe that we can negotiate with them.  I believe that the threat we face is one that is based on a deep radical religious  belifs.  Ron Paul seems to believe in the laissez faire brand of forign policy.  While that may work when you are dealing with rational threats, I don't believe it works when the threats are not rational.  I agree that we cannot police the world and that we should go about declaring war through the proper congressional channels but I also believe that we must be vigalent and proactive in our defense and national security policies.  I agree with much of the monitary policy of Mr. Paul but he does hold some very extreme views on forign policy and a number of other issues.  I do not believe he will win the nomination and I believe that if he somehow does that his views are to extreme to challenge President Obama.  There is also the fear of a third party run which would no doubt hand the presidency to the democrats. Even Gary Johnson's run as a 3rd party candidate may  fracture some portion of the republican vote. I suppose it is good to follow your core principles but a third party run on priciples may very well cause a complete shift toward an administration and a policy which is much further away from the principles which you embrace.
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I wouldn't call his policy extreme. It's interesting that both those on the left and right seem to rally around Dr. Paul and his ideas.  Here we are struggling at home and we seem to think we should be fighting unnecessary wars.  What is the strategy in Afghanstan?  We've been there close to ten years with no goal in sight. It's time to come home.  There are enemies to the united states everywhere throughout the world, we cannot send our military everywhere in the world just because of people that hate us.  We need to bring the troops home and seriously cut spending if this nation wants to continue to exist!

I wouldn't call his policy extreme. It's interesting that both those on the left and right seem to rally around Dr. Paul and his ideas. Here we are struggling at home and we seem to think we should be fighting unnecessary wars. What is the strategy in Afghanstan? We've been there close to ten years with no goal in sight. It's time to come home. There are enemies to the united states everywhere throughout the world, we cannot send our military everywhere in the world just because of people that hate us. We need to bring the troops home and seriously cut spending if this nation wants to continue to exist!

 

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