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Ron Paul 2012 Quarter End Push Hits $4.5 Million!

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For Liberty!!! Up it goes...Lets hit $5 Million!!!

Normally I never donate to politics, but for the cause of FREEDOM no amount has any possible bearing!!!

Another $40 up we go!!!!

Lets the good Doctor on EVERY single TV station we possibly can find, while the going's good, and people are tuned into hearing the truth. Win this we will!!

should be a continuous

should be a continuous ticker...like the debt clock..doenst have to be big and doesnt need to have names (maybe just number of donors)....just needs
daily updates or something again to show newcomers to the RP2012 website that there is a movement.


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well the campaign site turned off the ticker feed

so no such things is currently possible.

I was hoping it would be, what with a patriotic holiday coming up, but no.

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How about an Independence Day donation?

If you love Liberty, a donation to Dr. Paul today would be appropriate!
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The Money Metric : How the GOP candidates are doing ?

Now that presidential campaign season is in full swing, there are any number of different measurements that reporters and voters can use to gauge who is trending up, who is just kidding themselves, and who is the guy or gal to beat — the ephemeral front-runner. Mostly these are polls, like last week's first-in-Iowa Des Moines Register poll that put Mitt Romney and Michele Bachmann in the lead; or candidates' debates, like the one in New Hampshire last month where everyone played nice with front-runner Mitt Romney, even Tim Pawlenty who hemmed and hawed over the only interesting word he's ever spoken (and one of his own creation): Obamneycare. Well, there's another metric to go by and that's how much money each of the candidates can raise. Thursday was the deadline for candidates to file provisional second quarter fund-raising numbers with the FEC, with final numbers due July 15. Below we list how well each of the campaigns did.

Mitt Romeny: "less than" $20 million

Romney scored over half of this figure in just one night in May, when he and 800 volunteers worked the phones from the Las Vegas Convention Center, pulling in $10 million. Having raised over $100 million in 2008 — only behind eventual nominee John McCain — including $40-plus million he took from his own enormous net worth, Romney remains, like with everything else in this race so far, the man to beat.

Ron Paul: $4.5 million

Paul became famous in 2008 for his incredibly intense online following, which helped him raise $34.5 million last time around. The fact that he raised more than the $3 million he'd hoped for this quarter probably means some of that energy is still out there. Expect him to remain competitive in the money race leading into the primaries.

Tim Pawlenty: $4.2 million

For a brief time considered the party's greatest chance for a non-Romney candidate, Pawlenty has recently seen his poll numbers dipping and the money he raised, while respectable, is certainly not front-runner-in-waiting kind of money.

Jon Huntsman: $4.1 million

Barely two weeks in the race and Huntsman is within spitting distance of Pawlenty. To be fair, an unspecified proportion of that money is his own, with a lot more where that came from — his family has McDonald's Big Mac container money, after all. Now let's just see if Huntsman can pull his name recognition out of the thirties, and then maybe we'll take the size of his campaign coffers a bit more seriously.

Michele Bachmann: Unknown

The tea party princess's campaign did not reveal how much money had been raised since her (no big surprise there) announcement last week that she was seeking the presidency. But with almost $3 million still left over from her record-breaking 2010 Congressional race that she can transfer to her presidential campaign, Bachmann's off to a pretty solid start in the money primaries.

Herman Cain: $2.5 million

The former CEO of Godfather's Pizza is still considered a long shot by many, despite his sizeable gains in name recognition and favorability, so the $2.5 million he raised is nothing to sniffle at. Assuming he can keep up some of his momentum — and actually have specific answers to reporters' questions — he should be raking in more than that in coming quarters.

Rick Santorum: Unknown

No word yet, but we'll let you know as soon as we or anyone else hears a peep out of the Santorum campaign.

Newt Gingrich: Unknown

A few hours before the filing deadline, Gingrich's spokesman sent out an e-mail to supporters (and obtained by the Times) that ominously suggested that his fund-raising numbers, when released, would "play a major role in shaping the news narrative about the strength of Newt's campaign." So here's our guess at what the new narrative is going to look like: Paul Ryan budget gaffe, Tiffany's credit line, implosion, another Tiffany's credit line, broke.

The total raised so far — approaching $40 million across all candidates — should be a point of concern for Republicans, who are going up against President Obama's reelection campaign, which has hinted it plans to raise $1 billion. (That's right, with a b.) For this quarter alone, Obama's campaign had hoped for $60 million. And while we won't know for a few more days if they hit that number or not, it does seem clear that the GOP field is going to have to step up its money game.

G.O.P. Candidates' Fund-Raising Starts Slowly [NYT]
GOP candidates tally up second-quarter fundraising [WP]
Cain campaign: Raised nearly $2.5 million [MSNBC]


I just want to say Thnk You

Everyone who donated.
Thank you.

Thank you so much.

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... wish I had a current list of those that supported Dr Paul from my home County (or at least the ones that allowed their names on the ticker). Here is the site to get the 2008 list of donors: http://www.fec.gov/. Plug in Ron Paul, your state and your zip code. I found a few on my zip code list that I was able to add to our local Ron Paul support group.

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That list only shows 1/10 of

That list only shows 1/10 of what I donated, just wanted to say that. It was informative, thank you.

Thats pretty neat

It shows I gave 1100 to the campaign last time in direct donations (I thought I gave less for some reason). I see a lot of these donations are small, 100 bucks or less, plus I see people that donated multiple times. I gave 3 times, once on November 5th and twice on December 16th. Was looking at the donations by date and theres a full 3 pages of donors from my zip code prefix on Dec 16th.


Great job people. Ron Paul asked for $3 million and over $4.5 million was raised. This is an excellent start and will give the Doctor a push forward. Keep up the good work.

Can chart be updated per my suggestion

from yesterday?

Submitted by drheyde on Fri, 07/01/2011 - 00:48.

friendly suggestion to Michael/Jon - I noticed the use of 2 different reads for some days (6/24, 6/25, 6/27 and 6/29) but just 1 reading for 6/23, 6/26, 6/28 and 6/30. This causes the slope of the graph to vary so perhaps 1 reading per day will suffice. If you do 2 readings per day, then always do those same readings each day.

What is interesting is that the sharp slope on 6/25 would look even steeper if there was one "6/25" on the x-axis.

also, this is great because the campaign/grassroots can analyze the data to determine optimum days (looks like Saturday and the last day of the fundraising were good this time but I can't completely tell with the varying x-axis).

again, just a friendly suggestion...I really loved the graph as well as the overlapping graph for the last money bomb where you compared it with the President's Day and Debate Day moneybombs. Keep up the good work.

This chart proves that people

This chart proves that people procrastinate :D

"The economy's not a class you can master in college. To think otherwise is the pretense of knowledge."


May very well be feeling the effect's of the Ben Bernenk economical pinch. The establishment republican's and their talking heads can blame Obama or whoever they feel will take the most heat off of the real criminal's. We all know that our dollar buys about half what it did two years ago.
And that's why it will be tougher to Kitty-up this time around. But what real choice do we have? Give what we have now to end the criminal action being taken against us...or look for the price's to skyrocket out of the solar system.
We could all pull their own game on them. Because face it...we are paying for the Obama campaign of 2008.
Banks cry broke and our tax dollar bails them out. They went broke partly because of those huge donation's in the last election cycle.
Well...credit cards are (er-hem) unsecured loans.
Oh! That's just crazy thinking of a sick mind.
Never mind.
Heh-heh heh-heh heh.


2007 VERSUS 2011

According to this link we are $2000000+ ahead of the second quarter of 2007!

today is another day we can create change

Keep on donating.
All depends on us.
Good Doctor can win.

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Has anyone looked at RPs schedule today?

The man is campaigning ALL DAY and into the evening in New Hampshire. He's got like 4 stops with only minutes in between. He is REALLY pushing the pedal to the medal this time! GOD how I love this man!

Thomas Jefferson: “Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, that His justice cannot sleep forever."

Viva La Revolucion!

You'll Love These Two RP Vids


Because of your sentiments about The Champion, I think you'd like my two favorite videos, ones made in 2007 by GHoeberX: Land of the Free and Ron Paul Rising. They inspire me. I think they will you.

Here's the link to my post that links to those two vids: www.dailypaul.com/169337/my-two-favorite-rp-vids-they-inspir....

The last frame in Rising is symbolic! I recall reading a family member of his drew it. Hopefully this portrait will make its way into videos including a stenciled 2012 over, next, on the bottom of or ontop and on the side of 2008. Stenciling it in will make this portrait usable this campaign (and in later campaigns, yeaaahhh)!

Check out this video too! www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bg-qsOA0NPk. It has photos of Ron when he was a youngster. I had not a clue he played baseball after high school, let alone ball for the Houston Astros! Maybe he didn't play for them but he is wearing an Astros jersey, which is nothing less than dang cool to know!

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Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.


Some of this money should be used to push ronpaul2012.com with the next moneybomb front and center on the homepage. Posting an add on the Drudge report or other news sites, buying adds in Ron Paul friendly markets such as Western pa.where Ron received over 20% of the 2008 Republican primary vote in the counties between Pittsburgh and Erie and Nevada where he came in 2nd in 08.
Its past time to start reaching out to local Republicans by attending party summer picnics and meetings with info on ronpaul2012 and the next moneybomb.
I am sure some core supporters are tapped out already,lets expand the effort.

Does anyone know when they'll

Does anyone know when they'll announce the quarterly earnings of all the candidates, I'm really anxious to see how Ron did in comparison to the others. I'll bet he's one of the top 3 if not the top fundraiser, so far.

Everything has to be public

Everything has to be public by July 15th.


I think most will start leaking out in the next few days or so.

Columbus, Ohio

great...i hope its sooner

great...i hope its sooner rather than later...i wouldn't be surprised if RP was the top fundraiser...i bet most of romney's money was pledge money and the RP campaign was saying he raised 10 mil in one day to fire us all up


Would be nice if the ticker had a counter for number of donors.

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for now, /167150/donations-by-state-map

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You know you're hooked

when you find yourself staring at your monitor for a full 45 minutes ... and talking to it.

What..... only 45 minutes?

I guess I need help.

Thomas Jefferson: “Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just, that His justice cannot sleep forever."

Viva La Revolucion!

I was watching it almost constantly all day..

until I realized I needed to get to the bank before they closed to deposit more money if I was going to donate anymore! (or eat dinner for that matter LOL) Horrible addict -- had to drag myself away to eat etc.

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Caught in the middle?
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too true !!

The day we raised $6 million...

...was in December 2007. It was much closer to election time. Nobody except the die-hards are donating right now. Most Americans don't pay attention to the elections this far out. As it gets closer...and things start to heat up... I think this time we'll beat that record.