"@yintercept Thns for follow. Who do you like for President in 2012, if you don't mind my asking. :)"
I do not believe the restoration of America will come from the president. The answers to our problems must come from the people. So, what I care about most is which president will create an intellectual climate in which we can talk about the fundamental problems of the day.
The establishment candidate is likely to lead to a poisonous climate with both the left and right silencing the voice of freedom.
I agree with Ron Paul on most issues, but realize that if was president there would be such a shrill reaction that his important message would be lost.
So, the candidate that I think would lead to the best intellectual climate is Newt Gingrich. Although he is somewhat of a technocrat, he is a historian and philsopher who loves to discuss ideas ... Newt Gingrich.
I would support any candidate except the establishment candidate. If the establishment candidate won, I'd be voting third party.
This said, my really big concern is figuring out how to get Americans to talk about health freedom. I am trying my hardest to get people to talk about self-funded health care with a program called The Medical Savings and Loan.