Ron Paul: What The Mid-Term Elections Really Mean For Peace And Liberty

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Submitted by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity,

Did the election last week really mean that much? I took to my Twitter account on Tuesday to point out that the change in control of the Senate from Democrat to Republican actually means very little, despite efforts by politicians and the mainstream media to convince us otherwise. Yes, power shifted, I wrote. But the philosophy on Capitol Hill changed very little. The warfare/welfare state is still alive and well in Washington.

Some were critical of my comment that, ?Republican control of the Senate equals expanded neo-con wars in Syria and Iraq. Boots on the ground are coming!?

But unfortunately my fears were confirmed even sooner than I thought. Shortly after the vote, President Obama announced that he would double the number of US troops on the ground in Iraq and request another $5.6 billion to…

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