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CNN does a decent article on the Philadelphia speech! "Paul compares campaign to American Revolution at rain-soaked rally"

From the article (link below)

Paul compares campaign to American Revolution at rain-soaked rally

Philadelphia (CNN) – Ahead of Tuesday's Pennsylvania primary, presidential hopeful Ron Paul painted his long-shot campaign as a new American revolution at a rain-soaked event outside Independence Hall.

“In our early history, we had a major undertaking overthrowing an empire,” Paul said. “And in some ways that is what we are doing now.”

Paul’s supporters call his campaign the “Ron Paul Revolution,” and they turned out in a steady, hard rain outside the hall where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were debated and adopted.

They stood with umbrellas drawn and ponchos on, even as the sound of rain smacking on the tents in the park made it difficult for people to hear the candidate.

“It is obvious that we need to change our foreign policy because of the cost,” Paul said. “Our foreign policy is a schizophrenic foreign policy – it is on again off again."

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Two things, though:

1) This makes us look like your average, under-educated Republicans who have no philosophy, just Obama hate:

When Scheuer joked about a recent comments by Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, about President Barack Obama being “stupid,” the crowd - which had been relatively quiet during the speech - roared at the comment.

2) I want to know how big the crowd was.

Typically Ron Paul draws huge, loud, cheering crowds. To ignore that is, of course, more brainwashing than actual reporting...typical of CNN.


I sent them a very detailed and professional email the other day explaining why they would benefit greatly from giving the man some attention, I guess it worked.

It's a big blue world!

Philadelphia Inquirer article


Also there were people out with a list for Ron Paul delegates. In Pa they are also unbound.


My comment is also awaiting moderation:

I went to the rally and was really inspired. I couldn't believe there was 10,000 people there in the downpour and during a Flyers clinching playoff series game. About half the crowd was under 30 and all types of people were there. Larry L - look at Romney's speeches and your comments fit him better. The reference to overthrowing an empire made a lot of sense. The US today is very similar to the old British empire- troops all over the world to the point of bankrupting each nation (US almost there). Personal liberty also means personal responsibility - including those corporations & banks that in the current environment get way with murder (literally sometimes).
I still can't figure out why some people don't like his policies - End the wars, end the fed, end the government interference in our lives and balance the budget. And I would much give my money to the Salvation Army or other charities help people, then to the government,

Too little too late

Nothing CNN prints will get me back, unless of course RP is on. Same goes for Fox, CNBC, MSNBC etc. - I will watch Squawk tomorrow morning but when Ron's done the channel will be changed. Bravo is addicting :-)

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

I just sent CNN

a thank you note,why don't the rest of you do that,and who knows?? "Kill them with kindness" :D

Thanks for the info, but

I won't click on their link.

Black out CNN

The REAL reason CNN and other

The REAL reason CNN and other MSM outlets are now going to start covering Ron Paul is becasue they know/think they did their job to ignore him throughout the primaries and now that they think his chances are slim to none they will pretend to care and say good things about him.I believe they did the same thing in 2008 when they were silent during the primary but couldn't wait to talk to him after McCain was declared the winner. I don't trust them for a second and I will still not watch CNN or any other MSM going forward! It was difficult at first but now that I've cancelled cable and stop watching them for a few months now, it feels kinda good to know that I'm getting the REAL news via the web and DailyPaul. The challenge I face now is to convince others to do the same. I actually want to thank the MSM for what they did this primary season becasue they opened up my eyes to who and what they really are!

Left in the media

By "Left" I mean Democrats. Some of media try to promote RP because they see him as easer to defeat by Obama. It is easer to spin and use scare tactics to make people vote Obama. It is more chance that if RP gets GOP nomination, a 3rd and moderate candidate will emarge (Donald Trump) that would take away from our GOP candidate.

Left in the media

... repeated stuff

Yep,you hit that nail on the

Yep,you hit that nail on the HEAD!

Ron Paul 2012

Doubt any pro RP comments

Doubt any pro RP comments will be accepted anymore! Those first two comments are trash and never should have been accepted! The people saying those things are mentally sick or are being paid to say it!


I left a mild pro-Paul post that I hope will be accepted. I hope others reading will take the time to put in positive posts, but it most liely is not worth the effort.

I've submitted 3 today.

I've submitted 3 today.

Yeah, nothing.

"Trust men and they will be true to you; treat them greatly, and they will show themselves great." - Ralph Waldo Emerson


if it says BLOG in the URL

it's not CNN, or Fox, or MSNBC ...it's a blog.


we have our own blogs.

cnn starts some blogs with a wide set of viewpoints, while they maintain the status quo on on their tv newscasts.

by giving them credit on their blogs, they get to have their cake and eat it too.

cut cnn off at the knees, don't give them an inch.

CNN is feeling the heat

They finally realize they are risking violence if they continue this charade.

MSM must be getting worried

that they will look like fools what with all of the positive local coverage and the delegate process. What will they say when Paul ends up with 1/3 of the delegates. gee...he must have cheated or something? Anyway, it is a good thing that they ran this article.

Good report. CNN looking for readers that RP brings with him.

As always, and PC handicapped that I am, I had to leave a comment. It moderated so I won't hold my breath.

Dave P.
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

The people in the know see Paul as a serious threat, hence the media black out, state after state of exposed polling fraud and general mocking of him by puppet pundits. The dollar is the next predicted bubble and Paul has been right every time so far. Denyng that only proves yourself to be an idiot. As for Obama, If 100% of democrats understood how deeply that party is run by card carrying Marxist/Leninists, they'd lose 75% of their voters within minutes. In any event, Obama's frauds are exposed, his marxist past is exposed and his totalitarian agenda is obvious. He'll be gone by November. We still have Obama Lite, Romney who is also plagued by fraud exposure and the mentally challenging foot in mouth disease. This country can't be changed from the top down and that's why RP ideologists are sweeping caucuses. As for revolution, it is coming. Easy or hard, it will come none the less. The King called the founding fathers traitors and the man who would be king and his lackkeys do the same now but it's gone well past name calling now. Liberty!

April 22, 2012 07:32 pm at 7:32 pm |

Now it's about the Constitution and the fight to defend it.

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This story could use some POSITIVE, WELCOMING comments

It would be great if some Paulistas could head over and welcome any independent voters who are reading the article. Please don't engage the paid trolls who have posted. Just welcome the Independents.

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

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Sorry to disagree Kate

but it's too late to suck up to them now. It's their credibility that's on the line not ours. Mainstream generally is hemorrhaging viewers and they're owned by those too ruthless to let them back down. Friends at msnbc have said that they were told that if the word "Birther" is mentioned, they'll pull the plug on the entire network. I was told it didn't feel like an idle threat.

Their job is to expose corruption, not aid and abet it. Pats on the back for almost doing their job? I don't think so.

Now it's about the Constitution and the fight to defend it.

Unless the there is a long

Unless the there is a long editing delay - I tried to repost twice but no such luck. Appears the comments have been locked right at 4:59pm. About the time of your post here

good luck

i replied to "strategic bob" and my comment never posted.

Me, too!

But I posted to the generic "leave a comment" link. Maybe it's moderated by Statists. ;-)

Freedom is my Worship Word!

CNN, FOX, MSNBC and all MSM should be

televising these events. If it were any other candidate or Obama it would be the lead story all day long. Complete BS as the other clowns couldn't get a a tenth of the turnout.


Yeah I just wish they'd

Yeah I just wish they'd report what happened in Colorado and Minnesota!~