Michael T. Griffith, 2007


A Few Interesting Facts About Congressman Ron Paul (R-TX)


-- He has never voted for a tax increase.


-- He returns a portion of his Congressional salary to the U.S. Treasury each year.


-- He has declined to take advantage of the lucrative Congressional pension plan.


-- He has received more donations from active-duty military personnel than any other candidate.


-- His website has received more hits than any other Republican candidate's website.


-- In the most recent fundraising quarter, he received over $18 million in campaign contributions.


-- He’s a devout Christian and a good family man.  He's been married to the same woman for 50 years.  He’s known as a man of integrity and character.


-- He’s a doctor and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.


Ron Paul on the Issues


-- He’s the only true champion of the U.S. Constitution in the race.


-- He believes we must secure our borders and stop illegal immigration.


-- He’s the only Republican candidate who favors abolishing unconstitutional federal agencies and returning their functions to the states.


-- He’s the only Republican candidate who favors ending the war in Iraq and bringing our troops home.


-- He strongly supports our 2nd Amendment right to keep and bear arms. 


-- He favors abolishing the IRS and the federal income tax.  Until 1913, America had no federal income tax.  Only part of the federal government’s revenue comes from the income tax.  If it were abolished, the federal government would still have as much revenue as it did in the year 1997. 


-- He believes states should be able to ban gay marriage and not be forced to recognize gay marriages from other states.  He’s also pro-life and believes life begins at conception. 


-- He has received outstanding ratings from the Disabled Veterans of America for his support for veterans’ programs.


-- He favors a free-market approach to fixing the healthcare problem, an approach that will lower costs and make healthcare available to more Americans.


-- He’s the only Republican candidate who advocates a return to a sound currency and abolishing the Federal Reserve Board.