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Report from Occupy Toronto -- Canadians Love Ron Paul

Friends of Liberty and Peace!

Occupy Toronto protest just started at 10 am ET.
I did not really have to search for the meeting point because from far away I could see a police helicopter hovering above where people congregated.
After some speeches we marched to a park corner of King and Church St.
2,000 + people so far...

I came prepared with over 100 leaflets of my website's front page:
http://www.libertypoet.com/
when giving them out I was saying "anti-war website" I would avoid saying it is about Ron Paul so not to scare them away.
Most here are socialists anarchists and marxists yet out of about 50 people I talked to only one person was negative towards Ron Paul.
I met even one lefty democrat from Detroit who said to me "I will vote for Ron Paul".
One lady carrying No North American Union sign exclaimed to me "I love Ron Paul and Alex Jones!"...every person who carried anti-war/peace signs was supportive of Ron Paul.

People told me that "we have common enemy" and I would talk to everyone how much each country is spending on military how much wars cost.
I explained the creation of new money that devalues the already existing money creating inflation which hits the population destroying wealth.
Muslim people were especially supportive of doctor Ron Paul -- I think for obvious reasons.
They have family and friends in the countries that suffer from the insane foreign policy of the US empire.

An anti-war rally starts in couple of minutes on Dundas Sq. and they will be heading to Occupy Toronto place to join with protesters there.
So far police is friendly and no incidents to report.

Peace brothers & sisters in Liberty!

UPDATE:
met a dozen Ron Paul supporters who stand all day(and will again tomorrow)with a huge Ron Paul rEVOLution banner talking to people. Many folks come up to them showing support and taking pictures with the banner!
Pictures:
http://twitter.com/#!/PaulSwashbuckl/media/slideshow?url=http%3A%2F%2Fyfrog.com%2Fh7cqs6j

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LL, good to see you . . .

again.

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

LL,

you are the best, a true activist.

And I keep wondering what if all the people of the world donated to Dr. Paul.

I know that most people in the world support Dr. Paul.

But is there a way to collect donations from overseas?

The case could be made that the U.S. is the country that rules the world, so why can't all the inhabitants of the world choose, who will lead the U.S.A.?

Legalize, are these folks who

Legalize, are these folks who say they are voting for Ron registered Republican??
If not, they must do so NOW.

good point

This dem from Detroit took my website's leaflet so he will read this post and your comment(I posted this on Twitter which is live-linked to my site).

I want to tell you why Ron Paul supporters need to be during Toronto protests.
Around 250,000 American expats live in Toronto area - they all have a right to vote & donate to RP campaign.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

I knew you'd be there!

Did you hear Lech Walesa is coming to Occupy Wall Street? lol - I thought you would be amused by that.
Wish I was there with you! The local Ron Paul supporters have yet to make an appearance at an Occupy event. Well, one guy stood across the street and watched a march. Mark and I are trying to be a bridge, we'll see how it works out!
Thanks for going, thanks for posting your experience! I am so excited about the potential that I came back here to kiss and make up with my "End the Fed" buddies.... only to be called a "progressive troll" by someone who just registered... lol!
GREAT to see you, T!

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

what a beautiful day

out of over 100 people I talked to only 2 people were against Ron Paul.
One was a maoist who said to folks there "we need to abolish all private property" LOL
the other simply said "I don't like libertarians."

Two RP supporters knew who I was when I mentioned my nick and Daily Paul.
Common theme was banksters bailouts crooks corporatism one guy had Goldman Sucks sign :) so many awesome signs people are so creative...
examples:

freedom for sale
food not bombs
pets against corporate crime(on a dog)
give peace a...bailout

cyber hugs*))

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

When the Maoist said "we need

When the Maoist said "we need to abolish all private property"

You should have agreed, and - without asking permission - helped yourself to his lunch!

Just watch his face as his world view collapses into a property rights argument.

;)

Seeing you here, I am feeling lucky...

I even understand the Moaist. Here is why: Property RIGHTS have been undermined by property ownership.
Short sentence, deep thought. Sip at that well for a while...
Do I own the earth, or does she own me?
Am I a property owner, or do I earn the right to my land by good stewardship?
Not trying to abolish ownership, I am buying land for Pete's sake. Just saying I can even understand where a Moaist comes from these days.
4Peace, dear friend.

PS - I just made a new T shirt: RU 99% Ask me! I'm taking it downtown now!

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

I'm a Ron Paul supporter from Canada

I thought I'd say that our dollar is about on par with the American dollar in terms of value because our government intentionally devalues the dollar to allow for a supposed "easy trading" scheme to happen between the two countries. I was told that if we did not do that Americans would stop trading with us because our dollar was worth so much more than theirs. Anyways from what I understand if our dollar did not devalue we would have probably caused a collapse of the dollar in the states which I think would be good because it would then cause the bankers to smarten up. But we have politicians that don't know any better at this moment. Hopefully one day we will have someone like Ron Paul up here.

"we got politicians who that dont know any better"

No you have politicians that are being paid off. 20 years ago It used to be the other way around . 1 Canadian dollar was worth 70 cent US dollar .The US certainly didnt do any favors for Canada .

Thanks,

Anyone in the world, who can think for themselves, endorses Ron Paul.

Can those in Canada give money to ronpaul2012.com or the RevlutionPac?

There are a lot of grassroots projects

that foreigners can contribute to.

For example, this grassroots project for newspaper advertising targeting college students in Iowa:

http://www.ronpaulforums.com/showthread.php?323238-The-Iowa-...

Don't know, but...

Canadians IN the United States can certainly contribute. I'm Canadian and I've been giving regularly.

God bless you brother in Liberty

I will tell you an example how popular Ron Paul is outside of America.
My friend from Australia is coming to Iowa to campaign for the good doctor!
Wife and two children stay behind...that is sacrifice.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Thank You

You are a kindred spirit.

"Most here are socialists anarchists and marxists "

Seems true of this whole GLOBAL "occupy" deal. I'm still trying to figure this one out. But it seems like a global marxist movement designed to require a global marxist solution. I see no harm in going and talking to people. I believe you'll be true witnesses to history in th making. I'm quite sure you won't be happy about the final outcome of the "occupations".

I call you out on the carpet.

YOU NEVER ATTENDED AN EVENT.

And yet you think you can tell this group what it is all about?

Seriously?

It really doesn't matter what the crowds are all about

It's pretty obvious to anyone paying attention that this is going on worldwide, making it global, and that the people who started it, organized it, funded it, and support it are marxists, making it marxist.
I would love to see a shift in the base that will orient the crowds to the philosophy of liberty, that's why I support efforts to educate the crowds. But I also know history and how the games are played, which is why I don't think the result of begging the government to be more powerful is going to pan out well.

not quite as I was thinking

I saw posters "Marx Was Wrong"...many Ron Paul supporters many antiwar activists who support Ron Paul.

Dozens upon dozens of people said to me they like/support/love RP.
One maoist tried to stir trouble attacking Ron Paul then people from the crowd and myself talked and he went away...

People discovered they are Ron Paul supporters -- they just did not know it.
Once I explained exactly what the good doctor stands for they took my leaflets and said they will spread the word to their friends.

Total success!

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Thanks LL,

I wish they could send RP some money. Maybe they can.

my friend

Actually I had one guy asking me how he can donate.
I explained to him how...will not go into details here.
He can support campaign in various ways.

During Toronto Polish Festival couple of weeks back I was giving away RP leaflets and had folks from Chicago donating to me my website.
I did not ask for it they just simply wanted to support the campaign.

Also about a month ago while I was posting posters on the street a guy came up to me and gave me 40$.

People are waking up.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Thanks LL,

I often wonder if people from other countries can donate to Ron Paul or the Revolution PAC. We could use all the help we can get.

Hi LL nice to here from you.

When you talk to Americans in OWS they say they would like to emulate the Canadian economy.Is the economy much stronger in Canada? Are jobs more prevalent?

yes

Economy here is not that bad.
We did not have a housing crash at all...our economy is based on natural resources.
Banks are in good shape...unemployment hovers around 6%.

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Sold more Ron Paul items to Canadians than Americans

at the Buffalo Bills games.

And, they popped the cash out instantly compared to Americans who want it for free.

I never expected ...

Maybe the loonie hasn't been devalued

as much as the dollar.

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Thanks for your report and your

continuing great activism, LL.

just back from the park

met about a dozen Ron Paul supporters who are holding a huge Ron Paul rEVOLution banner!!!

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Great News!

Thanks for the report! We're going to have a rally here in Calgary near bankers hall. Should be a few hundred turn out anyway.

13+ cities in Canada

at least 13 cities in Canada join in protests.

I am in Apple store using internet LOL
it's just steps away from Dundas Sq where anti-war rally just started...I have to be there and march with them to the park.

Thanks for the bump my friend.

Jail Banksters Down With Bailouts!

LL on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LibertyPoet
sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
http://www.dailypaul.com/203008/south-carolina-battle-of-cow...
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15