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A Lesson on Winning from 1992 - I Was There

I came across this while doing show prep this morning

http://www.nytimes.com/1992/06/11/us/the-1992-campaign-on-th...

I was a part of the Perot campaign back in 1992 and saw history being made by a straight talking guy from Texas.

Perot is no Paul and I don't make comparisons between the two of them as far as ideology goes....

But for the first time since then, I am sensing a similarity in the buzz and energy going on across the political landscape. There are some lessons to be learned from if we look back at how Perot succeeded in the polls and how even after self-destructing during his campaign, he still managed to get 19% of the vote in the general election.

Gallup today came out with new numbers on the dissatisfaction with Congress and Government.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/149678/Americans-Express-Historic...

The numbers are at record lows and very similar to what they were in 1992. People are fed up and looking for something different. Something honest. Something they can believe.

I saw amazing transformations take place on a local, county and state level. People coming out of the woodwork and marching in the streets. Young people. Old people who hadn't been involved politically for 30 or 40 years. Different religions. Different races. Different income levels. Democrats and Republicans. It was an amazing experience to witness first hand.

I've been looking back at how we did things back in 1992 and would encourage the campaign to examine how Perot came out of the gate and took the fight to Bush and Clinton. People laugh about how Perot used to pull out his charts and show people how the economy was in bad shape and how the two candidates measured up to each other. As funny as it may have seemed. IT WORKED. There is no disputing that fact.

Anyway, that was my inspiration for the morning. Back to work.

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New Movie re: the rise of Ross Perot, featuring Ron Paul

SPOiLER -- How a Third Political Party Could Win

From the director of FIAT EMPIRE, SPOiLER explores the political, economic and philosophic ethos of the past 98 years for clues into the expanding debt-driven, welfare-warfare state and ways Americans can get back to a constitutional republic. Analyzing the reasons no third party has been successful since John C. Fremont and Abraham Lincoln established the Republican Party around 1860, SPOiLER offers a platform -- based on the political strategies of Nelson Hultberg -- that could inspire an existing, or new, third party to win, thus bringing the DemoPublican monopoly to an end.

http://youtu.be/GbF5loRF61U

When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign: that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. ~J. Swift

Thanksgiving

We have more resources to make our own charts than they did, and we can get into debates.

America loves an underdog.

However, since the revolution skews young (I'm 56), we should be sure to bookmark the very best videos and coverage to share with our family members who are less than tech savvy. Thanksgiving is an excellent time to share "For Liberty" or some other videos.

I strong armed my family to watch "just 10 minutes and we can turn it off if you don't like it" and it worked.

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/