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Ron Paul Highlights in Jacksonville GOP / CNN Debate - 1/26/12

As always, thanks to Joe Plummer for the video capture & upload Ron Paul in the debate:


Full debate links - thanks Kingu

http://youtu.be/4Shd0S6gaLs - Part 1
http://youtu.be/cBLuTxcyris - Part 2
http://youtu.be/sUWA1ET9bBQ - Part 3
http://youtu.be/tWGpndAG1_w - Part 4
http://youtu.be/uX21K5l58jQ - Part 5
http://youtu.be/kVPwSYcBiDg - Part 6
http://youtu.be/zJDcZsCKO1E - Part 7
http://youtu.be/qT6AAC6NrkE - Part 8

January 26, 2012 - Republican Party of Florida CNN Debate

Dr. Ron Paul will participate in the Florida Debate sponsored by the Republican Party of Florida and CNN, held at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida on Thursday, January 26th at 8:00 p.m. Eastern.

Live stream at CNN.com. Check back here for the highlights.


For those in the area, there will be a sign wave at the Kernan Blvd entrance to UNF & The 9A Entrance to UNF from 5:30pm - 7:30pm, followed by a Debate Watching Party at the BlackFinn American Grille at 7:30 in Jacksonville.

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That's actually

an endorsement!! Let's make it viral!!!

'Live for yourself, there's no one else more worth living for,
Begging hands and bleeding hearts
Will only cry out for more...'

Its a comment

Its a comment, not an endorsement.

Look at this tweet from Roger Ebert too:

Ron Paul is the only GOP candidate who speaks directly and clearly without a lot of hot air and lip flap.


Ron owned Gingrich with his fact check on balanced budgets

for 4 years!
Newt, I've checked that and it didn't take into account what was taken out of Social Security! BAM!

Newt could only mumble and look like a deer in headlights -so busted! Ever notice Newt can't look other candidates in the eye?

RP R3VOLution

Newt caught sticking his fat hand into the cookie jar!

Newt looted people's retirements. He should go to jail, not the White House.


He NEVER looks other candidates in the eye! Good comment -- I've noticed that too.

Note to self: don't watch

Note to self: don't watch post debate coverage before bed.

I never used to watch the post-debate

I've been watching them recently just to see if they mention Dr. Paul at all. Last time, they did not mention him until roughly 53 minutes into the post-debate, and when his name was brought up, John King simply said, "We haven't mentioned Ron Paul much tonight; he's in it for the long haul." And that was it! It was so pathetic! He was mentioned a few times tonight, so it's a "slight" improvement but not much of an improvement. I e-mailed a complaint to CNN last time (I was polite but stern). I'm going to do the same tonight. It probably won't make much of a difference, but I want to remind them that we will NOT be ignored!

Long time reader, first time poster

Did anyone notice the crowd noise? CNN is artificially pumping up the noise. I don't remember the exact question, but when Mitt responded, you would have thought he said he was giving away free tacos after the debate. At the same time the cameras panned out to the crowd and I counted like 6 people actually clapping. And not so enthusiastically either.

I mentioned the same thing

to my wife after the last debate. I told her that the erupting applause seemed out of place for the answers that were being given. I told her it seemed that they were adding applause effects.


i thought the same exact thing, like they were pumping in canned applause.

This was Ron Paul's better response to the last question

I really think this is what Ron Paul should start to concentrate on. Change we REALLY can believe in!


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Good Video Find!

Pass this one around folks.

Yes indeedee...change...

To bad that one has been worn out even though the truth of obamas change is evident to anyone who buys anything these days. He did keep his promise. All the prices for every dang thing you can spend a dollar on has steadily gone up in price to pay for the obamacare and you have lost more of your constitutional rights and that...is your change as accepted by the obamnoids that believe it or not, sit down please, STILL SUPPORT THIS INSANITY OF OBAMA'S CHANGE as they go poorer and poorer. That is the BIG F'N DEAL biden was heard to speak about at one of the skits he did as they were pushing it.

A HUGE tax on EVERYTHING. Do you think the people would have let them do that if they were told, WE ARE PASSING A HUGE TAX BILL that will raise the prices of everything you buy to pay for everyone in govt that are in on the fraud and robbery of the American people and we call it obamacare while the nations goes broke? Look no further than romneycare in Mass and ask those people how happy they are about that.

Synonym dictionary: romneycare = obamacare.

Wait till they see what he obama and his zionist masters got in store for them all next...more change!! Whooo hooo!!!

We missed a huge opportunity

We missed a huge opportunity with this last question.

I couldn't wait to post THIS on FB:

Republican Debate, 26 January, 2012

The question had to do with Fanny Mae and Freddie Mac, and THREE of the candidates talked on and on, meaninglessly... Blame you. Blame me. Blame government. Blame martians. When it got to Ron Paul, he took the ear buds out ( he was listening to Queen - "Tie Your Mother Down" ) and calmly said: "I'm really not interested in what the others are saying." ------------- SCORE!


Ron Paul, 2012.
Ron or NOONE. -m.

(I thought I was wrong once, but I was mistaken)

I don't think they ever gave

I don't think they ever gave Ron last word.

There were also a couple times where Ron should have been addressed to retort someone else, and wasn't given the chance.

It is extremely important who gets last word on every topic. On the issues where Ron was surely going to be at odds with the others the most, he was always to speak first. After santorum mumbled a bunch of nonsense that clarified nothing about his apparent positions, the topic would end up with romney and gingrich going back and forth for several minutes.


Working for the Remnant means working in impenetrable darkness; and this, I should say, is just the condition calculated most effectively to pique the interest of any prophet who is properly gifted with the imagination, insight and intellect

Last debate until February 22nd

What a way to end the January debate season!

Between now and the next debate there are caucuses in about a dozen states that affect delegate selection one way or another. Some will get more attention but all are critical to the campaign's delegate strategy:

Wisconsin (primary is in April)
North Carolina (primary is in May)
Florida (follows Jan 31 primary)
Northern Marianas
Virginia (primary is in March)
George (primary is in March)

Ron, you don't do "Quite

Ron, you don't do "Quite well" against Obama; you do better than anyone else on the stage except for Romney againt Obama and the two of you are equal. The other candidates have zero chance of defeating Obama according to every poll conducted this election cycle.

Stop saying "quite well" - that is ambiguous, no one knows what that means. Stop beating around the bush and just say the shit directly.

He's too humble!

It aint bragging if it's true.

RP R3VOLution

I know right?

I wrote a comment earlier today begging Ron to not beat around the bush and just state the facts about why people should vote for him.

He needs to learn how to sell himself better.

Maybe he needs some Mad Men

Maybe he needs some Mad Men (Madison Avenue types) on his team?

He has used those exact words

He has used those exact words multiple times for similar responses, including last FL debate. How does Wead come on TV and say it exactly how it should be said, but they are unable to get Ron to say it?

full debate here..

If you missed the debate get the debate here


Note: the quality improves after minute 25

on and on and on coverage of newt and romney

the ONE quote they go to for paul "bicycle race"


i knew this would happen

the edit that most people see if they see anything of Paul it will just be some out of context clips to make him look crazy and without substance.


the 'media assassins'

Politico just tweeted Santi

Politico just tweeted Santi won the debate on substance. CNN does not care a flip about Dr. Paul's young demographics either.

Cnn's demographic...

Of course CNN doesnt xare about ron Pauls demographic! Their demographic is so old they kept Larry King on for about 10years after he could actually conduct an interview because their average viewer thought he was "such a nice young man".

the sad fact is

they're in all the international hotels so their demographic is very large


the 'media assassins'

Ron Paul Highlights from 01/26/2012 Debate (Video)

Here are the Ron Paul highlights: http://youtu.be/Sv96YIFsZfQ

I will also post a link to a 'higher-definition' version shortly.