Public schools, have they benefited in quality from all the programs coming from washington, or when control was more local? Did it improve since the creation of the department of education in 1979?
Ron Paul's point is, that currently government has overstepped its bounds to the point it is self destructive. He simply wants to start reigning it back in control, push it back in the right direction. He has no dillusions he can make his society over night, however he is offering the first steps to make it, with the unifying message of liberty and adherance to the constitution.