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« on: June 02, 2012, 09:31:30 pm »
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GOP candidate Thomas Massie's victory in KY-4 was apparently no accident; as much of his victory is being attributed to a Super PAC called Liberty for All. Which was founded by a 21-yr old college student in Texas and is meant to support the beliefs espoused by Ron Paul.

It was a pretty interesting read and makes me wonder if Ron Paul supporters need to be taken more seriously then they are now.

http://www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2012/05/money-politics
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« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2012, 09:35:00 pm »
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It was a pretty interesting read and makes me wonder if Ron Paul supporters need to be taken more seriously then they are now.

Yes. Yes they do.
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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2012, 10:44:09 pm »
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...how is a 21-year-old college student funding a SuperPAC?
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« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2012, 11:03:38 pm »
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...how is a 21-year-old college student funding a SuperPAC?

Idk? The guy apparently has a rather large inheritance and is using it to fund the campaign's of libertarian candidates.
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« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2012, 11:11:42 pm »
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...how is a 21-year-old college student funding a SuperPAC?

When your dead grandfather (a billionaire oil baron) leaves you with very large amounts of cash, anything is possible.
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« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2012, 11:51:44 pm »
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...how is a 21-year-old college student funding a SuperPAC?

Idk? The guy apparently has a rather large inheritance and is using it to fund the campaign's of libertarian candidates.

Hilariously appropriate.
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« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2012, 12:12:10 am »
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[fat kids on the internet living in their parents' basement joke]
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« Reply #7 on: June 04, 2012, 10:22:46 pm »
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Supporters? Should be singular according to that...
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« Reply #8 on: June 10, 2012, 06:48:05 pm »
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This is a travesty, and is a pretty clear case of why the estate tax needs to be increased as well as Citizens United overturned.
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