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A Ron Paul moment at my Republican Town Council meeting

Hello all! I have been meaning to share something that happened to me last week at a Republican Town Council meeting.

Last week I had sought out the help of my Ron Paul family regarding any information one might have had on a CT candidate for Senate, Linda McMahon. Obviously a few of you came to my rescue and really got me fired up. I was prepared to ask her about why she thought TARP was a great idea, thoughts on the Fed, and thoughts on military involvement (she believes we should take our orders from the Powell Doctrine). Needless to say, I was armed and dangerous.

Can you believe it, she did not show up! She sent an intern to talk to our groups-many were not pleased. (Personally I think she backed out because she has moles on this site and found out I was going to be there) An older gentleman made sure to tell this intern he thought it was very disrespectful, as a candidate, to say you will talk to a group of possible supporters but then send in "her lackey."

I felt deflated. All geared up for battle and then nothing. But all was not lost...

Twenty minutes left to the meeting and all the talk about budget, Board of Education, etc was over, the chairperson states, "We have twenty minutes left and since you normally can't talk religion and politics in public without losing friends, we can here, so I would like to have a discussion. Let's talk about our national republican nominees. I'll start..." She goes on to discuss how upset she is with the party. That all they do is name call and this type of behavior will cost the Republicans the nomination when against Obama.

People chime in about the media and why would they agree to go on CNN, MSNBC, or how mean they are to each other. I couldn't believe it, of all the things to discuss and you choose this?!

I have to say something. I raise my hand and then hear my name.

My heart is pounding, but I stand up, and as I look around me I see that I'm one of two young people there. Mostly everyone else is in their late 30-40s to 60s-70s. It went something like this.

"The biggest threat to our national security is our budget. And that is what we need to talk about. You say that there is no one good up there, but I would have to politely disagree. There is ONE person up there. There is one person who wants to cuts $1 trillion in the first year and balance the budget in three. Why aren't we talking about that?

Three of them are the status quo. I am tired of the status quo. That's what got us into this mess! I'm tired of it"

At first I try to side step Dr. Paul's name and not give myself away, but then I thought..I already did...

I tell them Ron Paul is the only chance we have to beating President Obama. I tell them he is the only one that brings in the disenfranchised Reps and Dems, and pulls in the Independent vote. NO ON ELSE CAN DO THAT! I let them know that I am a disenfranchised Rep. That I'm tired of the spending. I'm in a generation that will most likely never own their own home and it was the spending that got us here (had to pull on their heart strings a little bit). I went on to talk about the military industrial complex. How much we're spending on it and no one (expect for our boy) wants to do anything about it. I threw in the correlation between our income tax and our overseas spending. I even pulled the media card and told them to "stop letting the media pick who you're going to vote for"

At the end of my speech I looked around, and almost every head was shaking in agreement. At the end of the meeting, most of the room came up to me and thanked me for speaking up. They loved my passion and said "I couldn't agree more" I even bumped into the other young person there-side note-who I pegged to be a Paul supporter at an earlier meeting but wasn't sure-and he said to me quietly, "Thank you. You said everything I have been wanting to say." The mayor even started chatting with me and told me I was great and I should run for an office seat! I simply said-"I'm working from the ground up and planting the seeds of thought for Liberty."

I hope you guys liked my story. No matter what happens in the national election, we are already successful. We may not win all the battles, but we will win the war!

Let the R3VOLUTION continue...

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I really didn't think my little story would get such a reaction. Thank you all for your support, but I really wouldn't have been able to do any of this if it wasn't for all of you-my Ron Paul family, my big bro (gotta give some props to Holistic MD), and (of course) Ron Paul!

Let's keep spreading this freedom message...it's highly contagious!


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This is how it's done.

Thank you for your courage!

"Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid." - Ronald Reagan

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Just have to say this publicly. Proud to be your older brother. Your post has out done all of mine put together. I've never made it past 22 in vote counts. Other than your patriotic good deeds, this was a well written blog. Great job sis. Fight for what's right in the constitution state!

In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.

Well you did plant the seed of thought

of what a government should be and what liberty is all about, way back in the Harry Browne days (RIP)

Great job. So proud.

Great job. So proud.

If you walk blindly through life, you will run into a lot of walls.

CTGOP is a toilet pipe clogged at the top. I should know.

Oh! Was the intern "Plain Amanda from Florida"? Gees. Talk about getting what you pay for. She has zero fire for Linda, or her miniscule paycheck, and it shows. I didn't even accept a pamphlet from her. I said, "Been there, done that" and waved away her advances.

CTGOP is a toilet pipe clogged at the top. I should know. I get to deal with those guys on a monthly basis, as our state senate candidate is on state central and brings associates from Hartford round to the meetings.

And CTGOP Chairman Jerry Labriola ran for Congress in our Third District last time. I knew the moment he announced he was not doing it to win office from the ferociously evil Rosa DeLauro, but just to "take one for the team" in order to go places in the party. So it was. Now we have an inebriated comedian running the party into the ground.

But least he's doing it with a smile: his vile predecessor Chris Healy was killing the party every time he snarled like the prehistoric stegosaurus he is.

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"

Your passionate statements prevail. You are not alone.

[Victrola plays: Four Aces - Stranger In Paradise]

You set your own course. Cast away your bow lines. Full sail!

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Linda McMahon is running again?!!

Omg, she already blew $20 million and lost. How can she run again? Any hopes of Peter Schiff challenging her?

FIFTY million! Too much is never enough for her ego.

FIFTY million! Too much is never enough for her ego.

Schiff is wisely staying away. Associates from my RTC are Chris Shays people. In the GOP primary are also interesting 2010 write-in independent Brian K. Hill now trying for the GOP nod, Albanian lawyer Lumaj who is being unfairly smeared by members of the tea party as a moslem Manchurian candidate (literally), long-time perennial loser yet all around good guy Kie Westby, and assorted others.

"Cowards & idiots can come along for the ride but they gotta sit in the back seat!"

I'm sad to hear this...

Is there any good campaign for Senate this go around?

I'm thrilled about Sheriff Mack's congressional run; but I really don't see anyone else interesting who is running for office : (

Annual GOP Caucus

We held our Annual County Republican Party Caucus this last Saturday. Sixteen of the 30 attendees at the GOP caucus were members of our local "TEA Party" group. In other words, we held a majority of the voting seats, and we could pass anything that we wished at the county level.

Our GOP Caucus passed a variety of resolutions to be sent on to the State GOP. Among them was....

A resolution calling for strict 10th Amendment interpretation and State sovereignty
A resolution calling for reduced government, lower taxes, and tax simplification & reform
A resolution calling for the elimination of 4K school funding
A resolution to promote and strengthen home schooling
A resolution strongly urging legislation for fully funded school vouchers or school tax credits

In addition, we presented, and were able to get passed, the following resolutions:

A resolution to expose and reverse Agenda 21
A resolution to Repeal the NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act)
A resolution to Repeal the Stewardship Program and Funding.
A resolution to Repeal the Small Arms Treaty, and
A resolution urging a return to the constitutional, Art. 1, Sec. 10, gold standard

We also made available a number of dvd’s, booklets, brochures, etc. covering the above resolutions and other issues, which quickly disappeared from our table.

This was an excellent job accomplished by the local T-Party group at this GOP Caucus.

If all of the Constitution Party people and the Libertarian Party people, and the freedom minded people across the State would join forces for this effort, it would be a very simple process to make the same thing happen in every county across the State. Then true constitutionalists would own the entire State GOP. Instead of having to fight every piece of legislation, we could write the legislation, making sure that it all conforms to all constitutional and personal liberty principles.

I love hearing this

this is what will win the Country back. Seeds of liberty planted all over. Those seeds growing and all the plants that have bloomed will take begin to take more and more offices and real change will occur! It is impossible to put out the fires of liberty that are sweeping the nation!

thank you!

thank you!

you, sir

are the future of the GOP !!

Dr.Ron Paul's 2002 Predictions


but I'm a miss ;-)


you, Mam, are the future of the GOP !!

Dr.Ron Paul's 2002 Predictions

All the more reason for you to pursue political office!

Thanks for waking them up!

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix


we've got to remember is win or lose this election, we need to work our state and Congressional elections hard. Can y'all imagine how much more ideologically consistent and effective the Republican party will be ten years from now if the Ron Paul revolution gets busy at the bottom and works its way up?



To arms! To arms! The Redcoats are coming!

You are incredible

Lady Liberty is winning out over tyranny!

Liberty has to win in the end. It's the only logical, as well as emotional, conclusion that a good person can come to.

Most all people are good people, so I am not surprised at the reaction you received.

Sounds like all you did was tell the truth from your heart, soul, and mind, with the knowledge you have been gathering. No teleprompter needed. Way to go!


"If we lose freedom here there's no place to escape to. This is the last stand on earth." -Ronald Reagan

When they took us off the Gold Standard they took away our money... in order to make it theirs. -OneTinSoldier

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"Most all people are good people," that is KEY

to remember. if we can connect with them they will respond to the message of liberty and peace.

You have courage and...

I hope you run for office some day. Thanks for sharing this wonderful story with us. It brought tears of joy to my eyes.

Minnesota Mary

I love how you channel Ron Paul.

I think its great that the good Dr. spent his entire political career refining his message and delivery so that the average person can put it all together ->FED , personal liberty, govt spending, defense, welfare, state rights etc. And everytime someone wants to query a seasoned RP supporter on the issues they just kick-ass.

We should also thank the MSM for mercilessly grilling Dr. Paul over the years cuz now his message has been forged in battle and razor sharp.

Run for office like your tail is on fire

the time is now, people are ready, maybe not on a national level because the baby boomers don't really scan the net, but the time is now. Get paid to straighten out the mess. You did great, when you speak to large crowds against the mainstream, the best thing you can do is remembet that person in their last second of life with the bullet or shrapnel in them, remember them, and stand for them. There is nothing more powerful than spreading what they hoped they died for, no living being could stop that. Stand and be heard!!!!!!!!!!!! I hope you are the next mayor of the town you live in.

Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!

That's how it's done people!...

You're a true American LadyLiberty ... Great job, Ron Paul would be proud!

"Observe the masses,and do the opposite."

Hearts & Minds... awesome!

That's progress


Thank you. Please continue to give it ALL you have now

because you may not have another chance!

~Your perception becomes your reality~

Thank you so

much for sharing that. It is these kinds of stories that keep us going. I for one came late the party, last fall, and I am so gratefull to the people before me who kept the movement going. Thank you!


We have to hold the line!! If you're just on the computer, get the hell off and do something. Many of us delegates are preparing for round two keep up the fight.

In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.


Unfortunately, sitting at the computer donating money I can't really afford (I'm on early Soc. Sec, and the IRS has apparently found me and taken me off "uncollectible" status), and going out to canvass the neighborhood might be counterproductive, since it seems Whittier, CA is a Sanctuary City for illegals.

I'm in Linda Sanchez' district:

Freedom is my Worship Word!