Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Rand Paul Expalins How He Will Become More "Credible" Than His Father

Writes WSJ:
To be a more credible figure than his libertarian father, a three-time presidential contender, Sen. Paul said, he must "appeal to a larger group of voters." For example, he hasn't called for eliminating the Federal Reserve or instituting the gold standard, his father's pet projects.


  1. Credible versus principle. Credible, as in this case, to be in an agreement with the people who deem issues, events, and ideals as right or wrong and who sets the standards.

  2. Statistics show that the politicians who appeal to the greatest number of voters are those that give away the most stuff to said voters. If his goal is to appeal to the broadest possible base, he ought to consider such a strategy. That might also help to further differentiate himself from his father.

  3. cred·i·ble
    Able to be believed; convincing.
    Capable of persuading people that something will happen or be successful: "a credible threat".


  4. Rand Paul wants to remove all federal taxation associated with gold/silver. This, coupled with state efforts to allow gold/silver legal tender will undermine the Federal Reserve system. An alternative financial structure will emerge over time based on free-market exchange and choice.

    Even Ron Paul said he would not abolish the Federal Reserve overnight.