Posted by Curt on 20 May, 2007 at 6:46 pm. 38 comments already!

UPDATE 01-10-08

Since this post is getting a lot of hits from Google lately for the latest and greatest on Ron Paul nuttery regarding these newsletters please go here.

END UPDATE

Very interesting.  Not only does Ron Paul give some credence to the Truther nuts he appears to have had a few racist viewpoints in his past. (h/t Weasel Zippers and The Saloon)

Paul reported on gang crime in Los Angeles and commented, "If you have ever been robbed by a black teen-aged male, you know how unbelievably fleet-footed they can be."

"Given the inefficiencies of what D.C. laughingly calls the `criminal justice system,’ I think we can safely assume that 95 percent of the black males in that city are semi-criminal or entirely criminal," Paul said.

Paul also wrote that although "we are constantly told that it is evil to be afraid of black men, it is hardly irrational. Black men commit murders, rapes, robberies, muggings and burglaries all out of proportion to their numbers."

Stating that lobbying groups who seek special favors and handouts are evil, Paul wrote, "By far the most powerful lobby in Washington of the bad sort is the Israeli government" and that the goal of the Zionist movement is to stifle criticism.

Anyone really that surprised by this?  Those damn Jews and Blacks……

Sigh….

I know, I’m spending a bit too much time on this fruitcake but there is just sooooo much ammo out there.

UPDATE

Here is the complete article for which he now appears to excuse by saying it wasn’t his writing in that newsletter….even tho it’s his newsletter.

When I ask him why, he pauses for a moment, then says, “I could never say this in the campaign, but those words weren’t really written by me. It wasn’t my language at all. Other people help me with my newsletter as I travel around. I think the one on Barbara Jordan was the saddest thing, because Barbara and I served together and actually she was a delightful lady.” Paul says that item ended up there because “we wanted to do something on affirmative action, and it ended up in the newsletter and became personalized. I never personalize anything.”

His reasons for keeping this a secret are harder to understand: “They were never my words, but I had some moral responsibility for them . . . I actually really wanted to try to explain that it doesn’t come from me directly, but they campaign aides said that’s too confusing. ‘It appeared in your letter and your name was on that letter and therefore you have to live with it.’”

Yeah….

Either way, as my previous posts on our Republican Kucinich have shown, this guy is a sad embarrassment.

PAUL / MURTHA 08′

But seriously, I think I’m done with this guy.  Oh, I will post on him whenever he spouts his Blame It On America bulls&^t but until then I’m sick of hearing his name. 

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