Although no official announcement has been made, and the official line remains that he is still deciding on whether to run for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination he appears his making sure everything is ready in the event he decides to run.
Today Jesse Benton, a Paul spokesman told the Daily Caller that Paul has filled out the paperwork for a presidential exploratory committee; they have all the forms prepared so that Paul can “flip the switch” as soon as he decides to run.
Ron Paul is also listed by South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Karen Floyd as one of at least five candidates expected to participate in the first debate being held in South Carolina. Joining him on that list is Santorum, Pawlenty, Gingrich, and Roemer.
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He and his wife attended nursing school together before he started medical school.They plan on using their medical training to serve others.They have gone on several construction and medical trips to South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Peru, and most recently Afghanistan in 2009.
Dustin considers himself to be a “Christian Libertarian.” He is unapologetically, and absolutely 100% pro-life. Dustin credits Ron Paul's run in 2008 for revitalizing Dustin's interest in politics.He has recently been an activist for liberty in the Iowa City area.
He also ran for the Iowa House in 2010 as a Libertarian.It was a somewhat symbolic run, as no third party has ever been elected to the Iowa legislature, but it allowed him to discuss limited government solutions to our current problems as well as gave people another option, as the incumbent was running unopposed.
His career interests include medical ethics, critical care medicine and organ transplantation.He serves on the University of Iowa's ethics committee.
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