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Evening commute traffic miracle!

At the end of my usual 45 minute commute home from work, traffic slowed to a halt on the Garden State Parkway. I had just finished hearing a NPR news piece regarding the GOP primary, and, as par for the course, I didn't hear Ron's name mentioned in the slightest. So, naturally, I was angry and feeling a little down about our campaign. Then, in the midst of awful NJ congestion, I started hearing people rapidly honking their horns all around me. I looked around to see what all the commotion was about and then finally saw an (unkown) fellow Paul supporter walking diligently back and forth across an overpass holding a big ol' sign up!

Whew, it was just what I needed to keep my spirits high, I'm am not alone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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What a great idea to end the blackout!

Not enough people know about Ron Paul.

When the hear him speak or read about him THEY BECOME ONE OF US!

So, walking across a bridge in rush hour, when the cars are going slow or crawling to a stop is a GREAT way for thousands of sheeple to think...

What the hell is Ron Paul? Maybe I will Google it. When they do, they see what is happening on the internet. Thats how most see the light.

Time to ends the blackout, and this is a great idea. Along the lines of the "Who is Ron Paul?" blimp. But something that many of us could do?

I sent this letter to my local paper's editor

The Chairman of the Mendocino Republican Central Committee, Stan Anderson, informed me at the last Republican Central Committee meeting, that I had collected enough valid signatures to qualify for a seat on the Republican Central Committee. I am very pleased to know that I will be serving my community in this capacity. I appreciate all those Republicans who signed my petition for ballot access knowing that I am a Ron Paul Republican, standing for a renewed effort to promote the belief in liberty, limited government, and sound money, with integrity, and transparency. I look forward to working with Stan Anderson, and every RCC member, in building a better Republican Party, one that Mendocino County, and our coast, can be proud of.

I am no Dr Paul but sure...'s picture

Also from New Jersey, check this

out to help end the blackout, I'm picturing this for the Jersey Shore and beyond.

http://www.dailypaul.com/222470/are-you-ready-for-the-summer...

Any help in getting it started would be great, I think we could make them available for 10-15 dollars if the order is large enough. Discounts for Surfer Girls, of course, need more diversity in the movement!

Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected, once it's realized that our Liberties and Wealth are in Jeopardy. -Ron Paul

Shame I am in the UK

I posted a longer comment here, regarding how I see the state of the USA. http://www.dailypaul.com/222359/ron-paul-is-respected-around...

Great idea.

But if I was in the USA. I would take a box of 600 sheets of paper from Staples, get myself some printer cartridges. And post "Who is Ron Paul?" or "Google Ron Paul" on every lamp post, wall, fence, and car window from shore to shining shore.

People seem to sit on the internet, and invade Mitt Romneys chat room. Or whine about elections. Or comment on youtube videos. Maybe polish their guns. I dont know. I just am glad I dont live in the coming US police state.

But, you guys are only going to get your freedom back in the following way
1. Though representative democracy as allowed by your republic (unless you fancy a bloody civil war against your militarized police state), or
2. Having sufficient people that also realise that there is alternative to giving your rights away to liars and crooks. Its called Freedom, its popular. And funnily enough its been tried before, its called the USA.

- Everything the guy says, like when you Google, or watch a vid. Even if you are a Leftie, you go. "What? Anti War". Or if you are right wing you say, "Hmmm, 0% income tax". Of course, the answer is Limited Government. Thats why both Dems and Repubs are destroying the land of the Free, and making the land of the poor, ignorant and un-protected. Why, your the new slaves. Din'cha know?

You need to get your democracy back, and for that you really need to learn how elections actually work in real countries. ... But failing that, if millions of people find that "These Rights are Self Evident", which they clearly are, then I dont think any amount of vote rigging is going to let those people on the hill rule those that do not consent.

Goodness, its like 1787 all over again! Hooray

Has anyone else tried this?

Can anyone else tell me if they have tried this and what the reaction is??

"Has anyone else tried this?" - Yes

My impression was that our efforts were fruitful.

Not from an overpass, but big handheld roadside signs.
See the original DP post, including links to the pics, here:
http://www.dailypaul.com/217415/roadside-signage-for-ron-pau... .

We had these out in the days preceding the primaries here in VA. Only Romney & our Dr. were on the ballot, and it seemed that both had blacked themselves out. I don't watch much TV, but I saw no commercials here. There were literally no roadside signs for any candidate anywhere in the Fairfax City area, so far as I could see.

When my son and daughter were not in school, we would stand by busy highways in the morning and evening rush hours. On a Sunday, my son and I stood on the Rt.7 entrance to Tyson's Corner Mall (one of the biggest malls on one of the busiest roads in the region) for several hours during prime shopping time. All together, tens of thousands saw our signs over the days leading up to primaries. We got lots of supportive honks, boatloads of affirmative smiles, plenty of thumbs-up, a few thumbs down, and several middle digits. For the latter two, I like to smile and nod enthusiastically, and wave: folks in the vicinity will think that a passing Ron Paul fan has expressed their support, and it REALLY annoys the finger-pointer.

A few tips for those considering this:
- Don't put Too, Too much on the sign - folks have to read while they're driving by.
- Point the sign in the direction from which the traffic is coming, NOT toward the road - otherwise, you'll only inform the speedreaders.
- If you can, make a BIG, tall signs so they can begin reading from far away, and so far lanes can see over the near-lane traffic. I used science-fair foam board mounted on 8 foot furring strips.
- Make eye contact with those passing by, and smile like you're enjoying it and you're there to make friends. You can more personally and effectively touch prospective supporters and affirm those leaning our way.
- Go where folks may have to stop, like at a red light. Lots of folks used their camera's to take our picture: you can leverage your efforts onto the Facebook pages of strangers.
- Very important - go pee before you leave the house. ;)

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Television: Why do you think they call it "programming"?

Wow. GREAT advice (above)

Thanks for the great tips!

Made me tear up...

I am just off xit 82A from GSP
and when speaking to people here and trying to hand out the cards on Military I get rebuffed more than welcomed
People seem to be deeply unconcerned or in the new/sanit camps
OMG!

envisioning what you could see as I have been there I saw a person walking to and fro with his sign and just felt tears come up

IMV, as we are in one of the sloooowest annual bus cycles of the year, and many of us are bordering on burn out,
your experience is just what Dr. Paul ordered to perk us up!

Thanks so much for sharing that
and am sending blessings to the unknown soldier who got out there and showed us who we are.

Wish I could see this in NY! I wear an RP Sticker and have

had many people notice. RP supporters are not always visible but there are more out there than we think!

Ron Paul bumper sticker

Last night on my own commute home, I saw an Army soldier wearing cammies (Sorry, BDUs. Marines call them Cammies) driving a white SUV, had a Ron Paul bumper sticker on his back window. Talk about a validation of who the military supports.

When my enlistment was up I

When my enlistment was up I was able to keep my digi day-pack (I was in good with the chick who ran the supply depot) and I use it as my backpack for school and its covered in RP pins. I get stopped by alot of other Marine vets, and vets from other branches telling me Im a Ron Paul guy too or who is this Ron Paul guy and they almost always seem really interested in his message.

I have to return some videotapes...

THAT is so cool!

The fantasy land of NPR ignores Ron Paul, REAL LIFE people commuting to/from work acknowledge Ron Paul with great enthusiasm.

Love it.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

You're not alone.

Ron Paul isn't a savior, just the most honest candidate we have right now. But, if you're looking for the him to make things better in your life by being elected president than you're mislead.
This world is a fallen, and only one thing is gonna fix it, Jesus. You're right, you're not alone if you put your trust in Him.

Not to be facetious...

..but I will take flesh and bone over faith any day.

Very cool!

Things like this really get me energized!

"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."
-Ron Paul

If you see a Black Nissan Sentra...

Flying around the state of NJ with a RP magnet on the back, that's me.

In medical device sales... I get honks, thumbs up, and the occasional "tell me more" on a daily basis.

Was in Hunterdon County a few weeks ago and saw a large SUV with a large Ron Paul 2012 logo on the back... made my day.

http://www.SchiffVsKrugman.com - Demand a Debate! Sign the Petition!

Become a GOP County Committeeman

If you live in NJ, the real victory will come from us taking these local (often vacant) positions as GOP County Committeeman.

What's a GOP County Committeeman?
-Every township is divided into tiny election districts (usually a couple surrounding neighborhoods). Each tiny election district is allotted 2 GOP County Committeemen positions- one Committeeman & one Committeewoman.
-As a Committeeman, you're basically the Republican representative of your election district.
-The chairman gathers all the committeemen together at annual meetings deciding who they will endorse to be the GOP endorsed candidate during primary elections for all different offices (Congressman, Senator, Governor, President, Sheriff, Mayor, etc)

We need all hands on deck for Daily Paulers in NJ so you can become the establishement in NJ! Please, become a GOP County Commiteeman!

if it was a blacked out

if it was a blacked out tahoe/yukon I see that truck on the NJTPK all the time.

I have to return some videotapes...

Thanks for Posting This

I've had the worst week at work and probably the single worst hour on the job ever was yesterday between 4 and 5pm. The media's treatment of the campaign has been one more thorn in my side as it is painful to know in your heart that your candidate is easily the best man for the job, but he gets no respect. This post made my morning and I'm going to carry it with me to get me through today and close out the week with a smile on my face. Thanks so much for this post.

Agreed. In nj also. I saw RP

Agreed. In nj also. I saw RP bumper sticker on a car at the gym and target yesterday. Hadnt seen that before.

We are winning and our ranks are growing

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Atlas is shrugging

Thanks for sharing your

Thanks for sharing your story!

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Where on the gsp?? I take

Where on the gsp?? I take either that or the tpk to school in Newark from the Monmouth County area everyday depending how bad google tells me the traffic is. I probably see a Ron Paul bumper stickers at least once a week. Since Im always late and usually speeding I give a couple horn blasts and chuck the deuces out the sunroof as I pass by.

I have to return some videotapes...

Overpass between

exits 136 & 137. Centennial Ave., Cranford area. I asked the same question earlier.

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

Actually

it was between 137 & 138. Oops.

Hope the duece...

isn't two handed!

Wha? .....hey....who stole my country?

You are never alone!!!

We need to keep on fighting even if we know we are going lose. I'm not saying we are, but rather to die on our feet then live as slaves on our knees, am I right?

Anyways keep your chin up and let the revolution continue :)

That's such a great feeling isn't it?!

I had a similar experience yesterday and it is just more evidence that people are waking up!

You are not alone..

Our numbers are multiplying fast.

www.youtube.com/truefictions

I try to change people every day. Do You?

We arw like Rabbits Screw us and we

Multiply

One day, I'm gonna' change my name to Dale Lee Paul

Screw us and we ....ha ha ha ha

Screw us and we multiply!

Submitted by Crabacado

Thank you

This thread is so uplifting .

Hi to all like minded whatever your backgrounds'
we believe in honor
and NO we are not rare birds.!