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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Ron Paul interviewed on Russian TV: "We're broke and we can't afford this foreign policy"

US Congressman Ron Paul interviewed in the lobby of Congress by Russia Today's Dina Gusovsky on US foreign policy:

This was Ron Paul's first statement on Israel/Gaza where he explained why he thought that there was no benefit for the US to be involved in the conflict, here's a video of Paul speaking up in Congress in opposition to a pro-Israel resolution and a brief explanation of his preferred foreign policy of non-intervention.

Posted by Kalim Kassam on January 11, 2009 in U.S. politics | Permalink


I like Dina. Anyone giving the voice of Ron Paul a wider audience is doing the country a favor.

Posted by: TM | 2009-01-11 9:36:33 PM

Now if only Russian media would be allowed to criticize the country's own government policies. The shameful state of the economy, "neo-reds" running the show, and government corruption and ineptitude. Not that Ron Paul doesn't have good points about the U.S., he does. But they a bit of "Physician heal thyself".

Posted by: Cid the Cidious | 2009-01-11 10:23:16 PM

Oh, I'm pretty sure you've heard about Gazprom?

Posted by: Cid the Cidious | 2009-01-11 10:24:21 PM

Obama is more of the same? Ron Paul is right yet again.
Pulling troops from Iraq some years in the future and puting them in Afganistan isn't exactly change. Continuing to fund the militaries of other nations is not exactly change either.
Ron is Right as always.

Posted by: CNelson | 2009-01-12 2:32:35 AM

Afgansistan is the US Hell hole now for helping the bad guys kill the Russians there before

Posted by: thenonconformer | 2009-01-12 10:01:22 AM

In a perfect World, Ron Paul would pass trough the Neocons' and Neoliberals' filter and then get a chance to spread the message and reach every Americans.

Once this done, Canada would have a chance to readjusts is position for a more fair and balance foreign policy, like the way it was in recent years.
Until then, the States will keep heading strait and further into fascism and Harper, the puppet, is still waiting for the next orders.

Posted by: Marc | 2009-01-12 1:33:26 PM

Ron Paul was the only candidate who would have made a difference in office.

Sometimes the truth hurts and people don't want to face facts.

Posted by: Jeff | 2009-01-12 2:46:14 PM

Marc, you don't give enough credit to Harper. Or maybe too much to the US. The US does not win elections in Canada. Harper wants to win elections. Appealing to the greatest number of voters gets you elected. The US can do little about it. In fact, Michael Moore, The Dixie Chicks, and Oprah probably have much more influence.

Posted by: TM | 2009-01-12 4:04:08 PM

"Michael Moore, The Dixie Chicks, and Oprah probably have much more influence."

And please Mr. T, who those people are rooting for...?

Posted by: Marc | 2009-01-13 11:34:33 AM

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