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My first post.

I am proud to become a member of the Daily Paul.

Since stumbling upon this page, I have spent several hours over the last few weeks reading article after article from passionate subscribers. With each submission adding more passion, fire, and devotion to the support of freedom, I realized it was no longer an option to simply audit the site through frequent interest. With the added knowledge, it became understood that any other option is a choice of ignorance. As someone who takes pride in becoming educated so as to translate towards a greater variety of communication, my idleness both bewildered and propelled me into action.

Like many of you, on 9/11 we remember where we were, the chaos around us, and the hollow feeling left inside. I was all for taking Afghanistan off the map, ridding Bin Laden of his luxury to live, and even grew so hateful that I wished all terrorists would drown in barrels of american spit. I was blinded by anger, blinded by my misguided passion, but mostly I was blinded by my own ignorance and lack of true education.

Since 2003 my eyes have been opened. It began one Summer afternoon when my father and I discussed politics and it's direction. Though briefly, he mentioned something about secret societies and that there was a powerful elite in control. I began with great earnest to understand everything I could find out. From there I learned of the European institution of the Illuminati, then the Yale form of Skull and Bones. I learned about the CFR, the Federal Reserve, and Military Industrial Complex. With this information, my questions only grew greater, my lust for knowledge grew deeper, and my satisfaction with current circumstances grew less.

I stood in disbelief when there were no weapons of mass destruction found in Iraq as I remembered watching MSM show me satellite imagery of exact locations. I learned more and more about Americas historical pre-emptive war strategies - like Spanish-American war where the battle cry was "Remember the U.S.S. Maine" as it was reportedly sunken by underwater mines. Reported, exaggerated, but yet successful in swaying support for war. It wasn't until the latter 1900's when it was discovered to be an internal explosion. Another example is Operation Northwoods in which it was proposed to fly two empty airlines over Cuba, have them explode with reported college students on board, thus to provoke a reason for War during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Thankfully JFK denounced that order and fired Lemnitzer, though he became head of NATO just 6 months later.

Those that do not heed the lessons from history are doomed to repeat it. The course of our Nation as long been observed and interpreted but never corrected.

I have been saying the same thing for the last 7 years, I have been ridiculed, scorned, and slighted by many friends. As I realize now, they were once like me and needed to be guided in the right direction.

Like Ron Paul said, "I didn't know you were out there!" I am certainly thankful you are.

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Thanks everyone.

It's great to be here.

They that give up liberty for security deserve neither.


good start.

Welcome to the


"The problem is not those in power, the problem is right between your ears." ~Larken Rose


Infowars Thursday February 2,2012

Alex interviews Fritz Springmeier, author of Bloodlines of the Illuminati. He was interviewed yesterday and will take up two hours on Thursday. Fascinating.



You can't get clean in a dirty bathtub.


Sweet post.

Liberty is popular. Welcome!

Premise: Curious around 2004 because of indy media.
Hook: Watching videos Paul in 2006
Line: Loads more independent media
Sinker: The 2007-08 campaign

The DP is an amazing community. So are the Ron Paul Forums.
I'm extremely grateful and have learned so much.
It helps with the conviction part quite a bit when having an honest discussion with people who have not yet been...

Hooked on Ron Paul!

Welcome home.

Welcome home.

"Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do." -Benjamin Franklin

Little Elm, Tx

Welcome to the Revolution!

Thanks for sharing.



End the Fed. End the Wars. Problems Solved. Ron Paul.

Welcome to freedom

The most informed and sincere patriots world-wide are Ron Paul supporters, thanks for joining DP, stick around.

"To the parties of special interests, all political questions appear exclusively as problems of political tactics. Their ultimate goal is fixed for them from the start. Their aim is to obtain, at the cost of the rest of the population, the greatest possible advantages and privileges for the groups they represent. The party platform is intended to disguise this objective and give it a certain appearance of justification, but under no circumstances to announce it publicly as the goal of party policy. The members of the party, in any case, know what their goal is; they do not need to have it explained to them. How much of it ought to be imparted to the world is, however, a purely tactical question."

LVM - "Liberalism" pp. 175-76

Hurry up and make a second post

before you know it, it will all be over, and then what will we do?????

We will celebrate a victory!


We value the opinions..

..of Americans who have woken to the truth, and pity those still asleep. We must awaken as many as possible. (especially by the time of primaries) I awoke months ago but only just discovered Dailypaul recently.

Welcome, my fellow American.

"Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos!"- Homer Simpson


I have not been here long either and totally addicted to the site.I really woke up to this corruption going on in 2008.Still learning everyday.Thank you so much for your post,I could not have said it better myself.One thing I have learned,and I can not say it enough,do not listen to the media.They are all paid puppets!I totally go to the internet for my news.

Seems we've had some Great first posts lately

Welcome to the DP, so happy you are here!

"A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within" W. Durant

George Bush thought it was funny

after killing all those people that there were no WMD's. Check out this video....

You will fit right in, seems you have some good brains up there, glad to have you, you are most welcome, I look forward to your many posts.

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The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

Yep, you're smart.

Typical Ron Paul supporter. ;) Welcome to the DP!

It is Wisdom..

..and common sense, even more so than intellect, that makes us followers of Freedom!! Even Forrest Gump would be a DP'er if he was real, after all, supporting Ron Paul is a No-Brainer!

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You Bet

We are informed with the the truth and we intend to use this to make the country better. Our main goal isn't to get special interests pushed down american's throats. But we just want America Restored back to the free and prosperous country is was founded to be

You Bet

We are informed with the the truth and we intend to use this to make the country better. Our main goal isn't to get special interests pushed down american's throats. But we just want America Restored back to the free and prosperous country is was founded to be



Welcome to the Daily Paul

I imagine you have gone through a lot when it comes to the truth that is out there. It was so good to go to my first Republican meeting for Ron Paul, everyone in the whole room was on the same page. You are not out there in some crazy dream world, you just stepped into the real world.

The best advise I think I was ever given was, surround yourself with good friends in your life and things will work out fine.

you have found good people here, may you find them in your life off the net.

Oh, and tell your father he is a smart man.

Glad you're here !

If you haven't already, have a go at the site 'search'. You'll find tons of great exchanges on some off-topic subjects that I'm sure you'll enjoy- but if you feel compelled to revive any non RP 2012 related threads make sure they're resurrected in the proper forum ; )


I actually posted my first post two days ago. It sure does feel great to have a community of people that truly fight to make a difference in the country. Its awesome that we are still gettting more and more support. Once again, welcome. Glad to have another supporter in this fight with us

Welcome and thank you for a great post

Yes,You will be persecuted but I think it will all be worth it in the end.

Unconstitutional War - "The story you are about to hear is true; the names and places are being changed to protect the guilty."

So glad you are here, and it

So glad you are here, and it was a very wonderful post. Am happy you choose to join us. There are so many new people coming each day, now, it is hard to keep track! I welcome you to posting, and hope to see more..:)

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