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Jon Stewart Scolds Media For Ignoring Ron Paul, the One Who "Planted the Grassroots!"

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From what ive heard

Ron Paul stated at the opening of his NH headquarters that Jon Stewart had called him and asked him to come on the show for a follow up interview to this video..

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"Top tier", "Top tier", "Top tier", "Top tier", "Top tier".....

When watching this video again it suddenly struck me how consistently the phrase "top tier" was used to describe THEIR candidates. Not "frontrunners", "viable", "competitive", "leading", "most popular", "favorite", "hot", "active", etc. No, the SCRIPT says "top tier". THEY have decided that THE descriptive term is "top tier". So magically ALL of the pundits on EVERY different (and supposedly competing) news organization, settle on this one descriptive phrase? (?!?!) Am I the only one that finds this just a little spooky?

I have always subscribed to the theory that there is a "virtual" Conspiracy which exists without the necessity of actual, conscious overt collusion. This I still believe exists. But there is also no question that there is a literal Conspiracy with a chain of command and layers of secrecy that would make it impossible for anyone to know when they had arrived at the ultimate circle.

Events like this can't help but make me think that the playbook is more literal than virtual.

The Virtual Conspiracy

Good point! The media have

Good point! The media have always had that "herd" mentality but this is ridiculous even for the mindless American press.

First they ignore you,

then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.

Love it, but Dems are part of the two-headed hydra too

Remember, last week, neocon propagandists treated Ron Paul pretty nice, then boom, they omitted/bashed the hell out of him.

Don't trust Dems any more than you trust neocons.

A nice ending for this video would be......

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What the? > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MTIwY3_-ks

Wasn't it 6,000 votes...

...But only 4,800 actually voted for her?

1,000 views per minute

A whole new sector of society

was introduced to Ron Paul. Those in the audience and watching at home probably did not watch the Iowa debate or even care who won the straw poll.

Eyes are opened - AND they got the treat of seeing/hearing Ron Paul speak passionately about a very serious and important issue - the wars.

This segment is a gift with many layers.

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Unintended consequences.

Just watched it again

and it was still hilarious. With all of this publicity, I hope Jon Stewart will continue to stay on Ron Paul.

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okay.. one clip from mr stewart and the whole progressive

group is all of a sudden paying attention.. i don't want to admit it, and it's a sad state of affairs, but jon steward does have influence and we need to get on his good side and try to have his support, at least for now.

"Who is Ron Paul?" was the reaction of a co-workers'

wife, when he shared this video with her. There is much to be done....still. But hopefully many more will investigate on their own....its the only way!

9617 related articles on Jon Stewart's smackdown of MSM

I was just looking on Google and searched "Jon Stewart and R..." I didn't even GET to spell out Ron's name and the first story came up (actually three at once) when the notation below...

"9617 related articles"

And these articles "did" end up in mainstream publications!

Jon, WE LOVE 'YA, MAN!!!



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Thanks, Jon

Now endorse the campaign...you know you want to!

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Just tweeted my thanks to Jon

Just tweeted my thanks to Jon Stewart for this one. (I'm @JayToTheDee on twitter)

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Shared this clip on facebook

Shared this clip on facebook and many of my friends have spread it even further. This feels like a very important moment for the campaign! I was sure to send my gratitude to Jon Stewart on his facebook page for doing such an amazing segment. The truth is catching on, keep up the good work!

Dug up my request for Stewart to invite Paul on his show

please vote up, comment and also post your comments on The Daily Show website.

see here:

Sorry, Jon Stewart, Ron Paul Is Not In The Top Tier

Not sure if this article from the NY Magazine been posted, but here it is. http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2011/08/sorry_jon_stewart_ron_p...

Here is another story

And how about this one from Reuters

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Micheal – too swamped during this period to post regularly. But I noticed this video and had to comment. You and I agree on so much that we rarely comment on differences; typical perhaps of friends.

One of the differences has been my unyielding contention that politics cannot solve the problems we currently face. So energy devoted to that end is, consequently, an exercise in futility. But moments such as these call into question that assumption, at least the last part. Because the lighthouse knows not who it saves.

It's a significant moment when a figure like John Stuart poignantly acknowledges the disconnect and propaganda. Yet as the Daily Show connects the basics of past with present – I remain cognizant of those early candles; those who provided the string and the wax. Dore, Nystrom et al.

Although I think of the tea party as a stolen vehicle, seems it was easier to hijack than the ideas or the man. Are we back to square one – Be Ron Paul? Way Back(notback) When... we made many early calls trying to identify the ledge's edge - is it dead ahead?


Voted! Thanks for posting.

Voted! Thanks for posting.

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Sarah Palin is winning by 41%?

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For Those Interested

Ron Paul was on the Alan Colmes radio show tonight. I recorded the segment. It is a MP3 file and at 10MB. http://build4future.info/alancolmesronpaul.mp3 and Paul was on CNBC today. Here is the video http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000039718