- Returning to the gold standard would devastate our economy.
- Dismantling the Fed would leave us unable to intervene to prevent economic catastrophe or overheating.
- Ending fractional reserve banking would threaten the solvency of our banking system.
- The Austrian School of economics has been picked clean of any useful, empirically sound ideas, and the carcass that was left behind has been completely discredited by all accepted theories and by events that have occurred that fly in the face of it.
Mitt Romney is not insane. Barack Obama is not insane. Gary Johnson is not insane. I'm unsure about Jill Stein. I vehemently disagree with Rick Santorum, but he is not insane. I agree with several of Ron Paul's ideas, but he is insane. I'm not just being partisan, a large portion of Ron Paul's ideas are not the product of rational thought.