See Ron Paul supporters spank CNN at the debate thursday for ignoring Dr. Paul http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsGXYd8hQPI
Yeah, you guys are the bomb....ooophs, I mean you Rock!!
Ron Paul supporters make Paulnots look like tongue-tied wimps.
I love you guys! Way to go, FLORIDA!
I was helping to hold the big blue Ron Paul sign right behind his head. And yes just like the comments below, there were hardly any support for the other candidates. It was just between Ron Paul supporters and OWS and/or religious fanatics?? doing the chanting and shouts. And yes there were people jumping in trying to disrupt us. But ofcourse we owned them with the HUGE RON PAUL signs and our positive presence. Paul 2012!
Way to go Florida Ron Paul supporters...so proud of you!!!
Hello, I actually work at the University of North Florida. Around 5:30, I was out there and stayed until a little after 6pm. There were no Gingrich supporters. No Santorum supporters. Only one Romney supporter. There were a ton of Ron Paul supporters (as the evidence indicates) and Occupiers. In addition, there were some joke supporters (vote for Colbert!). The Ron Paul supporters were chanting a lot but so were the Occupiers with their "we are the 99%". So, what you heard was those two groups vying for attention. Also, there were a few signs that denounced all the candidates and a few Obama supporters. We in North Florida are very diverse but the Ron Paul support is strong, albeit among College students but I also know that some Catholics like Ron Paul too. Honestly, I don't know of anyone that is for Romney or Gingrich, except for the older folks like my parents and a few others. I am proud of my university for putting on the debate and I am even more proud of the Ron Paul supporters who overwhelmed the news media! All and all, it was a fun day for everyone :).
*2nd video is the best
Ron Paul seems to have overwhelming fan support everywhere but in the voting booth. How do we overcome that? We can't keep coming in 4th, behind Santorum (yuk!).
Look at the corporate mouthpieces blabber on and on and on about Mittens and Newter the Grinch against the backdrop of a vibrant Ron Paul movement. "Let's just pretend it doesn't exist and continue to shore up some fuddy-duddy faux-consevative NOBODIES."
How many people have been changed by the philosophies of Mitt Romney or Newt Gingrich?
Not that such a lively showing would ever occur for these two, but if those were Newt or Mitt supporters, the media would be ready to crown them president right then and there, fawning over all the support the neocon stooge is getting. Instead, they just talk over the chants of "end the fed" and chalk it up to college enthusiasm and rebelliousness.
Like the housing bubble, the media is inflating the currency of neocon front runner support. They are selling support where there is none. And, like the housing bubble, if they allow a neocon to get the nomination, the bubble will burst, and Obama will win. It's very likely that 10-15% of ALL voters are till-the-death Ron Paul supporters that will write-in the good doctor before compromising their principles and voting for Mitt or Newt or Rick. Without that 10-15%, the GOP loses. Period.
Alienate Ron Paul and his supporters at your own peril, GOP. But you are snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.
Isnt that one little hand written Romney sign just adorable?... Yeah I didn't think so either
Totally off topic, you have a ridiculous amount of stuff open on your computer. That my friend is some awesome multi-tasking. :)
For the Daily Show ? Please, please please.
"Its easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled."
If Dr. Paul had made a brief appearance. I was totally blown away by the crowd and it's enthusiasm. Erin Burnett almost looked like she was getting caught up in the moment. This kind of enthusiasm is highly contagious. I do wish someone would have displayed a sign next to the one that said "Don't trust the liberal media" that stated "Trust Ron Paul instead". I seriously doubt that C.N.N. will allow this to occur again.
There are no politicians or bankers in foxholes.
if newt romney had 1/3 of this support they would annoint either one of them king!
how long will America take this crap?
its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
... what a sweatheart! click/click/click the link below to see what she thinks of the GOP race and its media coverage- I guess we all know what she meant.. :))
After she said that (2nd video, 3:00), she almost cried, and then talked about what a god Mr. Bernanke is.
The focus of their conversation (Gingrich/Romney) set against the background of the horde of Ron Paul fans is UNREAL...
"Nothin to see here folks, Romney or Gingrich will win this so there's no need to mention Paul and his army of supporters behind me."
Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.
But this is small potatos compared to what's coming.
Wait until the brokered convention in August.
They won't be able to talk above us!
WE'RE GOING TO WIN if there is aa brokered convention!
"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
Can someone explain to me how a brokered convention would be a win for RP? I've even heard Doug Weed say it would make RP a "kingmaker", but if that's true, the rest of the candidates are the antithesis of RP and the liberty message/movement. So what's good about being a kingmaker when everyone else sucks? Am I missing something here?
...WE will be seen and heard there and, yes, WE will win!
the chants didn't last very long and kept changing. Some of them I couldn't make out. Looked somewhat chaotic out there.
This situation was very useful for all of us to Gage what is audible/visible and can make it through from the background. The big signs that said RON PAUL were the best. The one with shinny letters I couldn't make out what it said, and the other big sign, some kind of image? Waving of signs is bad because it makes it difficult to read. Imagine you're an elderly person with poor sight and hearing. Simple and clear is best otherwise the message will not make it through and it just looks like a crowd in the background yelling stuff and waving things.
I think we should only chant RON PAUL in these situations because in the media broadcast it is the only chant that is unmistakably clear and makes it through from the background over the pundits. 'End the Fed' and 'President Paul' and 'Ron Paul Revolution, Reinstate the Constitution' are all good and fun to chant at a speech, but outside where the sign wavers (once again: waving=bad.) have the potential to work there way toward the cameras and bleed onto the TV airwaves we should keep it simple and easy to understand. Same thing goes for people driving buy in a car. They may not be able to distinguish within a few seconds the chants and signs that don't say RON PAUL.
Someone below suggested there were plants in the crowd disrupting the chanting. If we had a general consensus to only chant RON PAUL, then we would make it difficult to disrupt the chanting. Think about it, his name is perfect for chanting. It's the brand. Branding is advertising 101. Repeat the brand as much as possible.
"The world is a dynamic mess of jiggling things, if you look at it right." - Richard Feynman
Spoken like a true activist!
"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford
it helps to try to imagine what you look like from the audiences perspective. All of them from the front row to the back. Imagine what kind of person is viewing you and what their prejudices might be, their age, their experience, etc. In this case we want to appeal to 65+ republican, non-interweb types. The TV watchers...
Try to imagine a large group of people supporting any of the other candidates this passionately. It's kinda funny to think about a bunch of Mitt supporters supporting him like this....
This is even better than the video of New Gingrich being interviewed by Greta with people waving Ron Paul signs!
LOOK AT THOSE FELLOW PAUL FOLKS!
"Don't believe the liberal media!"
Now this is what we mean by OCCUPY THE MEDIA!!
The biggest priority is to shut down the tainted zio-media propaganda machine. DO all you can to expose and shut down the lies and disinformation. Get creative people!
OCCUPY THE MEDIA!!!!
In those rare moments where the talking heads are stripped of all their insulating bells and whistles, and you see them for what they really are (pathetic servants of power spewing laughable nonsense), you know we're going to win this.
Put Erin and John to work on Sesame Street teaching kids to count to five, leave politics to the adults.
"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."
Hahaha! Loved it!!
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