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Ron Paul LIVE! at the Alamo on Thursday-plus Wednesday's Fort Worth Speech

We covered the speech here with Pics and reports from the field.good pics have been submitted by @ChonRM, DP user dfwrider and others to be thanked in this space

We shot video but couldn't stream...video now processing.

Will post Video HERE and at the WinLiberty YouTube Channel.

And, we have an exciting announcement to make about upcoming video which will be announced and linked Here on Daily Paul

Expect that announcement as early as later today; and subscribe to our newsletter AND our YouTube Channel to make sure you get it.

Here's a local news station interview with Ron Paul thank Puma for Life

Recap:
Not a large crowd, by Ron Paul standards---another Blow-Out in comparison with the small gatherings to greet his opponents. My crew did a rough count and reported: "perhaps 1,500 and in no way past 2,000."

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Other people reporting from the event:
http://twitter.com/chonRM (who deserves special thanks, great pics)

Some other good current posts on Daily Paul and elsewhere

CSPAN airing replays of Ron Paul's Fort Worth Speech

AnCapMercenary has good stuff from Fort Worth-Full Speech Video

emalvini has links to tonight's Stossel show with Ron Paul-9pm EST

Video of Wednesday's Speech in Fort Worth/by Messiah Rice/DP User RiceNalec

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Ron Paul in San Antonio, Texas



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PHotos?

Any pictures of Wednesday night's event?

MANY

you find links in my post; we had photos up but now we've taken 'em down over at WinLiberty...we have photos up on previous posts here, try AnCapMercenary's post; there are a TON of pictures up here at Daily Paul

Don't understand: The Alamo is 7 blocks away?

The Paul speech going on today is in a convention center 7 blocks to the west of the Alamo... Why does everyone call it "At" the Alamo? Are they having a post-follow-up event over there?

Watching CSPAN now... Paul is doing very well; mentioned Frothy dropout, but not by name. ;)

Anyone know the numbers/seating capacity here?

HONEST RON 2012!
LEGALIZE LIBERTY!

Santa Ana+ 1,000~4,000 accomdated near Alamo during 13 day seige

Alamo has comfortable accommodations for over 100 soldiers.

1835. The Mexican Army stationed some 1,000 soldiers near the Alamo.The Texans would have none of it. About 400 Texans re-stationed the Mexican Army back to Mexico. Texans held the Alamo for a year.

1836. Santa Ana, General & President of Mexico was accommodated near the Alamo for his 13 day siege. His 1,400 (some accounts have the campign at over 4,000) man campaign laid siege for 13 days. On the 13th day, they saw fit to actually stay at the Alamo. The price was high.

The Alamo Siege Chronology 13 day account of the Battle of the Alamo.

1836. After scouts confirm the Mexican army's presence, Colonel William B. Travis orders a withdrawal into the Alamo compound.

Texans, some 400 overtook the Mexican army of about 1,100 in 1835.

In 1836, about 189 Texans held off over 1,000 Mexicans. The Mexican Army numbers very wildly on differing accounts... 1,000 to 4,000.
http://www.alamocity.com/alamo/

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

President General Antonio López de Santa Anna

He wasn't exactly at The Alamo, until he got there that is.

Yes, it's a short walk away from the event---and as another user has commented, the event is outdoors, unless I've been misinformed.

Use of the term was my choice, added for color.

Besides, Ron Paul long has been fond of quoting Davy Crockett.

Main plaza is an outdoor square

Main plaza is an open air area downtown. its host to many festivals and events.

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=115+Main+Plaza,+San+Antonio,+T...

I dont think capacity should be an issue

10k plus regularly attend events at main plaza

ALAMOOOOOOOO!

God Bless Dr. Paul.

Working harder than anyone else for the cause of liberty.

This man is amazing!

"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

MUST BE DONE TODAY!...for Alamo and future speaking engagements.

At this evening's speaking engagment and all future speaking engagements... either the campaign OR the grassroots needs to spend time at the microphone and at manned tables to recruit voters to become delegates, to vote, recruit voters to join their local GOP, recruit donations to the campaign at www.ronpaul2012.org, join www.rp2012.org for the CONCURRENT presidential run, etc, etc, etc, The campaign OR the grassroots needs to LEVERAGE these large speaking venues of Ron Paul for more specific, strategic activities as stated above... so it's just not another speech, as important as they are. WE MUST harness these events for strategic and tactical purposes for Dr. Paul, the campaign, the future, and the liberty movement. Let's get very, very practical with these events, not just for inspiration, but for strategic and tactical action by each and every individual (if possible) who listens to Ron Paul speak! Good idea? Actionable? If so, and you are able to do this, please communicate with the right people in the campaign and among the grassroots to get this strategy applied at the Alamo this evening and at ALL future Ron Paul speaking engagements!

Ron Paul 2012
The Champion of the Constitution

At the cross Jesus Christ defeated sin, death, hell, and the new world order.
C’mon boys, let’s take the plunder!

I guess the MO should be to

I guess the MO should be to check and see if the campaign is setting it up when there. If not then it is the grassroots responsibility by default.

CSPAN will play Ron Paul's

CSPAN will play Ron Paul's speech at Fort Worth at 3:00PM central time !

MarilynInLakeJackson

Thank you!

CSPAN will play Ron Paul's

CSPAN will play Ron Paul's spech at Fort Worth at 3:00PM cental !

MarilynInLakeJackson

San Antonio Media Contacts

Here are some of the local news stations. Let's light 'em up with coverage requests.

KABB FOX 29
Main Phone Number:
(210) 366-1129
News Desk:
(210) 442-6318

KENS 5
KENS 5 TV Main Switchboard: (210)366-5000
If you see breaking news, call the newsroom: (210)366-2002

The San Antonio Express-News
The main switchboard number is 210-250-3000.

Contact KSAT
If you would like to phone in a news tip call:
(210) 351-1269

Thank you! Yes, EVERYONE try this, it's what works!

I am very happy to see someone doing this. I a contact list and instructions of how to contact media. I also posted a news release which I distributed to media outlets all over California (as many as I had time to compile and send a news release). Ron Paul got extensive coverage, due in part to the fact that many people called in.

Please get on this people!

If you are going to be here at this event...

If you are going to be here at this event in San Antonio, please print out some of these fliers and hand them out. Bexar County conventions are this weekend, April 14th!!

Here are the UPDATED Versions!

Color PDF: http://pdfcast.org/pdf/ron-paul-convention-flier-for-san-ant...

B&W PDF: http://pdfcast.org/pdf/ron-paul-convention-flier-for-san-ant...

Color JPG
Page 1: http://imgur.com/CCIiq
Page 2: http://imgur.com/Pq68T

B&W JPG
Page 1: http://imgur.com/7Wa1h
Page 2: http://imgur.com/WAheQ

Here's my post on this: http://www.dailypaul.com/226164/urgent-are-you-going-to-watc...

I'm a serial entrepreneur and liberty activist from Texas!

www.RevolutionCarBadges.com
www.NonNetwork.com

Follow me

On twitter @chonrm I'll be arriving in SA at about 2, also follow @winliberty #ronpaul2012SA

I tweeted a response

It's very difficult for me to keep up with the Twitter feed...I miss most stuff left for me there, like pics, vids, etc.

Probably it's because I've never used it much but I can't see how anyone can know what is there since there is so much in my feed...

Say Hi to Lonnie at the event, he should be there with another named Jeff and Diane.

They'll be very visible, and should arrive approx 4-4:30; they are going to try and get over the The Alamo.

Lonnie is 6'6", white hair, 66 years old.

Keep It Up

Last night was amazing. great turnout, (I'd say around 3k)... Yall get out and pack the house in San Antonio tonight!!!!!!

The Best Man in the house, check out Robert Paul's story about his dad.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fTgI7_XpsE

When is Ron Paul going to reveal

where the basement of the Alamo is?

I know my bike is in there.

the bike still is there

but someone has removed the ringer...no more bell for you

Ron Paul on Stossel Tonight [Special Edition] (See DP forums)

This program has been promoted at least five time this am...on Fox Business Channel...

I Pray that 10,000 Plus show up for the event!

Come on people in Texas and the other states. In order to win you need to go canvass your neighbors to show up at the polls and also become delegates. We received 30% of the popular vote in MN but gain all the delegates in most counties. I believe we would have won MN but a late stage rally call out to Catholic voters to show up to support Rick Santorum gave him the edge in the popular vote. It will be interesting this coming weekend at the DC conventions to see what happens after him dropping out.

Keep fighting folks every delegate counts!

Ron Paul: 'We have a revolution to fight, a country to change'

The Miami Herald
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram

FORT WORTH -- U.S. Rep. Ron Paul isn't getting out of the presidential race anytime soon.

But the Lake Jackson doctor did say that fellow Republican Rick Santorum's decision to suspend his campaign has led many to ask Paul about his plans.

"There were 12 [GOP candidates] at one time. Now there are three," he told a standing-room-only crowd at the 2,856-seat Will Rogers Auditorium on Wednesday night. "It looks like we are cutting the field down.

"They ask me if I'm going to quit. I thought we were just getting started. We have a revolution to fight, a country to change."

Paul, who trails Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, reiterated his themes of limited government, personal liberty and a balanced budget.

He said that troops should come home, that government should be reduced, that the Patriot Act should be repealed, that foreign policy interactions should decrease, and that the middle class needs to stop shrinking and stop becoming poorer. As for the nation's healthcare plan, "the easiest thing is to repeal the whole thing and start all over," he said.

Many in the crowd, who stood throughout Paul's speech, waited for hours to get in. Once inside, they were quick to show their support.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/12/2744130/ron-paul-we-ha...

If it were my call...

If it were my call, I would de-emphasize the word "change" - that's the magic word Our Glorious Beloved Infallible Commissar used to win the presidency. I'd really prefer something like "restore the republic" or "we have a country to repair," or "heal" or so.

Freedom is my Worship Word!

The Alamo...

Do most people understand the significance of the Alamo, or is it only a Texas thing?

Ron needs to make reference to "a line in the sand".

Alamo, Texas history shaping the world as we know it.

Drawing a line in the sand 1 minute movie clip from Disney's "Davy Crockett at The Alamo."

Alamo "line in the sand" images.

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

Or make mention

Of the original "Come and Take It" moment that happened just down I-10 a bit in Gonzales. It was the tipping point in the Texas revolution.

http://www.comeandtakeit.com/txhist.html