Sitting there with Ron Paul, even in the dark as his driver took us to the airport for his return flight home, you could see the genuine worry on his face. Party ideology aside, it's clear that this is a man who cares about his country. Dr. Paul is a free market economist of the Austrian school, so I asked him what specifically he believes the government has done to hurt the economy.
"Oh, a lot of things I think," he replied candidly. "The Federal Reserve is one big part of the problem, and our unsound monetary system ... We've messed with the interest rates and the inflation rates and tried to print money and spend our way out of problems before, and our business and productivity couldn't keep up. Now we borrow all this money - we're the biggest debtors in the world now - and we keep printing money and telling you everything's okay. But it's not okay. What happens when the bill comes due?"
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