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I'm Tracy -- in for judge and about -- outlook for the judge left T -- an interview with columnist Jack hunter about a supposed weakness in Ron Paul's campaign.
His foreign policy.
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Tax on congressman Ron Paul's campaign -- he is not fit for the American presidency because of his foreign policy views.
The critics claim is an isolationist.
But is this charge accurate -- is -- something else namely a non interventionist.
So how -- a libertarian foreign policy keep a safe.
Well us now to sort out the distinctions as author Jack -- Jack.
It's always a pleasure that I welcome back to freedom -- you what why is the establishment.
That the big government Republicans that would be all of them running against him.
Call him an isolationist what what is back conjure.
Well because they don't have a discussion that Ron Paul is having with the Republican Party that we're doing too much overseas that we can afford it was like to point out this you know.
Is Canada isolationist.
-- Sweden isolationists.
Of -- -- a country is it everywhere in the world all at one time spending all this money flexing its military muscle globally all of one time.
Does that mean there isolation as well.
America Ito is probably doing too much right now a lot of our military experts think that a lot of our political experts and we know we can't afford it.
This notion that we can't talk about it that we can't have a cost benefit analysis on Afghanistan and I Iraq.
Is not isolation -- conversation the Republicans do not want.
Let me pose this conversation to -- -- wake up 1 morning and as the Chinese fleet in New York Harbor.
-- -- -- president what would he do you will look the other way.
That is an active board he'd blown out of the quarter first of all they -- -- -- that part of Begin with -- would have been some wide out there in the Atlantic -- -- that again you have the most frightful example all that's right and that's a common misperception Ron Paul believes in a strong national defense in fact his budget provides for the military four times the size of China.
I mean we're talking about a large strong national defense but the question is windy use it how often do you use it does make sense for -- how much money -- Is the national debt stated differently we keep open the 900.
Military facilities that we have around the world.
Absolutely not there's a big difference and abnormal -- was absolutely right between a national defense which Ron Paul support strongly and an irrational offense which is a lot of what we do around the world or Ron Poland Israel why is this controversy deal.
In the Republican Party mean Ron Paul is in favor of the right of every nation.
To defend itself there was a time during the Iraq war in the in the -- Iraq Iran war in the in the eighties.
When Ron Paul stood up foreign defended Israel against the other Republicans that -- -- thing was Ronald.
That's exactly right -- -- -- said repeatedly that Israel should be and -- always has been one of our best friends you're talking about 1981.
Right Israel decided to.
The attack the nuclear reactor and the entire United States congress condemned Israel except -- Ron Paul he stood by Israel the right to their own self defense and defended their sovereignty it is up to that nation or any nation to to do do whatever needs.
What has been this tradition of conservative Republicans in the Republican Party prior to the George W.
About using lead defense department for defensive purposes -- -- Actor Robert -- you look at Barry -- -- you look at Ronald Reagan's to have a sober and realistic.
National defense Ronald Reagan for all -- Republicans running for president saying they believe their Reagan nights on foreign policy.
We did have any prolonged wars under Ronald Reagan we -- Iraq and Afghanistan for ten years or anything like that.
Facing a minister -- greater than anything we face today in the Soviet Union with nuclear weapons in our backyard.
Much more something much more worst to deal with.
And yes Ron -- -- closer what Reagan believed in Barry Goldwater Robert half it is the conservative Republican tradition.
To be sober in our foreign policy got a -- kind of it's a pleasure thanks very much for -- banks such.
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