• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:05    |    
  • 00:57    |    
    Ronald Ernest "Ron" Paul's political journey
  • 01:28    |    
    Building trust within the community
  • 03:05    |    
    First victory in the congressional race
  • 03:50    |    
    Service at the House of Representatives, 1984
  • 04:4.5    |    
    First presidential candidacy for the Libertarian Party, 1988
    • Obstacles
    • Rejection for a third political party
    • No parliamentary type system
  • 08:45    |    
    Victory in the House of Representatives, 1996
  • 11:11    |    
    Wasted-vote syndrome
  • 15:38    |    
    Voting principles
  • 18:15    |    
    Presidential candidacy of 2008
    • Fundraising success
    • Debate with Rudolph William Louis "Rudy" Giuliani
  • 22:27    |    
    Ron Paul's impact on the libertarian movement
  • Election of Randal Howard "Rand" Paul
  • 25:58    |    
    Ron Paul Institute
  • 26:55    |    
    Question and answer period
    • Would it be possible to transfer Ron Paul's success unto his successor?
    • What where the main flaws of Ron Paul's presidential campaigns?
    • How could Rand Paul obtain the Republican Party's support?
    • Is the communication of ideas a main issue for the success of a presidential campaign?
    • Was Ron Paul's success in politics achieved in a short period of time?
    • Was challenging the n with new ideas an issue for the campaign?
    • Are there any alliances between Ron Paul's party and other libertarian organizations in America?
    • Is there any financing available for supporting organizations outside the United States?
    • Comments on the reasons Guatemala presents a good opportunity to introduce a libertarian philosophy
    • What role has the campaign manager played in Ron Paul's campaigns?
    • What is the importance of volunteers working on a campaign?
    • Are volunteer activities accounted for as part of the expenses of the political party?
    • Are there any international organizations for the libertarian movement?
    • Comments on the need of a political education for the voting majority
    • Comments on the need for a better judicial system in Guatemala
    • Philosophical basis
  • 01:20:07    |    
    Final words
  • 01:20:10    |    
    Final credits

What is the Role of Ron Paul in the Presidential Election in the United States?

New Media  | 10 de mayo de 2013  | Vistas: 188

Adam Dick talks about the political journey of Ronald Ernest "Ron" Paul, a three-time US presidential contender for the Libertarian and Republican parties, and former member of the United States House of Representatives, where he served for three different periods.

During his practice as a physician, Ron Paul began gaining trust among members of his community; this ability helped him to pursue a career in politics. His thoughts were early on influenced by the Austrian economics ideas and his libertarian approach was promoted during his years in Office and present in all his political achievements as member of the US Congress. Though Ron Paul is no longer a politician, he keeps spreading his views through the Ron Paul Institute, an organization focused on non-interventionism and foreign policy issues, where he continues to raise awareness of the libertarian ideas, mainly on young people, which he believes can lead to the creation of a dramatic change in the state’s policies.


Adam Dick is attorney and policy consultant. He is former legislative…


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