to the freedom message talk the talk, but
only Ron Paul walks the
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA – In the run up to New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation
presidential primary, other Republican candidates have noticeably changed their
message in an apparent attempt to tap into the support that Congressman Paul has
received with his message of freedom, limited government and adherence to the
One story on CBS News’ website titled “Huckabee
Sounding A Little Like Ron Paul” observed that “Huckabee’s words sound like
an issues statement on fellow candidate Ron Paul's campaign website. It's not
plagiarism, but their points are quite similar.”
Responding to Huckabee’s new messaging, Ron Paul campaign spokesman Jesse
Benton stated: “While Mike Huckabee and the other Republican candidates talk
about obeying the Constitution and protecting life, liberty and the pursuit of
happiness, only Dr. Paul has a record – spanning four decades – of demonstrated
adherence to traditional conservative principles.”
No other can presidential candidate can claim the following record:
has never voted to raise taxes.
has never voted for an
has never voted for a federal restriction on gun
has never voted to raise congressional pay.
has never taken
a government-paid junket.
has never voted to increase the power of the
voted against the Patriot Act.
voted against regulating
voted against the Iraq war.
does not participate in the
lucrative congressional pension program.
returns a portion of his annual
congressional office budget to the U.S. treasury every year.
Ronald Reagan against Gerald Ford in 1976.