First, let me say that I am disappointed that both Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann won't be in the running for president. I am especially disappointed that they won't both be on the same ticket. I really wanted an all-woman ticket! Moot point now.
I know some of my friends want to know who I would be willing to support of the remaining nominees. I'll say now that none of the quite fill the bill of what I want in a GOP candidate. Of all of them, Mitt Romney is my last choice, because he has a history of flip-flopping, and I am afraid that he'll do that again once in the Oval Office.
However, I will just as quickly add that I would vote for him if he is the eventual nominee, because I'd rather take my chances on him than another four years of Barack Obama. If Obama can do this much damage to our country while still having his reelection hanging over his head, how much more damage can he do once that's taken away? Friends, I've said before how I was raised by Marxists. I have seen their thinking and philosophies up close and personal. What they believe is not pretty nor pleasant, and it will lead to the destruction of the American way of life as we know it.
And for what? Some dimwitted, narrow-minded philosophy that is all lovey-dovey on the surface but anti-humanistic and ultimately nihilistic at its core? The kind of society that liberals want to put into place in our country will ultimately lead to an ugly de-facto tyranny. Again, I've seen what they want to do to the rest of us, and I've looked upon their goals, both short term and long term, and the betterment of our culture and society is last on their list. It would be best to prevent them from getting full run of our country while we have the means to stop them, rather than trying to undo the damage that they WILL cause once in power and once they've implemented all their evil policies into place.
Friends, I don't use the word "evil" easily or lightly, but how else can you describe the sort of utilitarian and dehumanizing philosophies that they want to impose on the rest of us? We are not people to them, but tools for their goals. A means to an end, in other words. This is not to say that all conservatives are holy and righteous, so don't get me wrong. It's just that the liberals have had the past 4-5 decades to show their good intentions, and they failed in that respect. It's because their intents aren't good, but self-serving. Not only that, they're trying to get my generation - those born in the 1980s and later - to go along with this. But we can't allow that. We have to stop this now, and we stop it with our voices and our votes. I'm sure doing a lot of prefacing here, but it's for a reason.
I wanted you all to know what we - my generation, specifically, but everyone else as well - face if we don't get this right. My generation needs to see what's coming, and my generation needs to take matters in their own hands rather than rely on the lies of liberals. My generation needs to be able to see with their own eyes and think with their own brains, and they need to speak with their own voices and vote for themselves, rather than listen to the Rachel Maddows and the Bill Mahers of the world. People like them will lead you astray.
What my generation needs then, is a candidate who can be a sort of "gateway drug" to conservatism, because my generation needs to adopt conservatism to get them away from the path of destruction that liberals are taking them.
That's why I am willing to support Ron Paul.
Ron Paul is an incomplete candidate for me, but his views on the roles of government are what's needed right now. His views of the military and his desire to pull us out of everywhere are a bit of a concern for me, but I'm willing to go along with him than risk the possible flip-flopping of a Mitt Romney, and I also prefer Paul to another four years of Obama. Don't misunderstand me here - this is "support", and not an "endorsement". "Endorsement" implies that I support everything about a given candidate, and I'm not there with Paul, but I am willing to give him my support if he can help turn my generation around and introduce them to the benefits of conservatism.
So what I'm doing here is seeing the big picture by supporting Paul. The path that liberalism wants to continue leading us on will only lead us astray. We need direction, and focus. We need a candidate that will show my generation how conservatism can benefit us individually and collectively. Once my generation sees that difference, I believe that they will join the right wing in droves. But someone has to show the way, and I think Paul just might be able to do that.