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UPDATE 3 Wead: Facebook Event, Video!

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-1c0OBokK8



Doug messaged that they are working through technical difficulties.
"will be ready tonight"

I will make another update if there are significant developments.
I will ask Doug if they will use the same link, too.

Same link as this afternoon... The countdown is on! (again)


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No one is saying that Wead is

an informant or attacking him in any way. We are just saying wait an day or two.


It is more Gmail I am worried about I think Doug is a good guy.

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This is from another article

This is from another article on DP that was posted I think yesterday. It is about romney paying people to get info on delegates..

"According to a MI RP campaign staffer, the campaign:

"...received word that Romney's campaign is paying people to gather information about the state delegates and identify the "troublemakers" (i.e., you and me) so be careful not to share your information or political affiliations with strangers."

Watch for this in other states as well. This is especially important if you are a delegate.

All I can say after reading the comments on this post

is this is a huge embarrassment with the paranoia here. Get a grip people you are looking very foolish. Doug Wead is the campaign manager for Ron Paul. Who gives a damn what email he chooses to use. He's trying to get the delegates organized and all on the same page so we can win this thing.

November 6th 2012 I voted for Dr.Ron Paul
"We must remember, elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects." ~ Ron Paul

Oh My! We look foolish!

oh we are so worried you think we look foolish for not acting on impulses and asking delegates to wait for a formal campaign statement!

I thought

his titled was "senior advisor." Where does he claim to represent the campaign. Why would he even want his personal email box cluttered with delegate notifications? There is no harm in waiting a day or two before sending in delegate info.

Doug Wead is the top Campaign Strategist

Doug Wead is concerned that the Romney camp and Media is pulling out all the stops to TORPEDO attack the whole Delegate process and validity.... There is a big danger in waiting -- because the media is trying to give perception that this is all a coup by the 4 Ron Paul Supporters sitting in their Mom's basement -- NOT THE TRUTH THAT we took over the GOP of: Colorado, Maine, Minnesota, Iowa, Alaska, Missouri, Nevada, ..... .....etc. etc...
Rumors are that:
1) The investigations into Romney's involvement with his son, about 2 felonies, regarding a $8.5 billion ponzi scheme are actually going to be announced
2) Ron Paul IS SWITCHING gears -- 2 events have been cancelled today -- BECAUSE he is winning FAR MORE DELEGATES than anyone imagined possible.... ...Perhaps even more delegates than Robamaney, at this point...
Michael K0bzina
District Captain - GOP 25H - CO

Michael K-obzina
Republican District Captain 25h
Give me Liberty, or Give me Death...
STOP Federal AND State Governments servitude to THE FED and Corp.s!

Does anyone know

If there are regulations or rules prohibiting a campaign from directly contacting or working with delegates? Doug is not affiliated with the campaign per se, he is just an advisor. I wonder if this is deliberate to shield Ron Paul? Thoughts?

I'm extremely disappointed! No real big news!

So, here I sit totally disappointed, I've been waiting for 2 days to hear about some major breakthrough that has been hinted at! What breakthrough? We know we did great in Maine and Nevada and we know that yesterday's primary outcomes were grim and probably rigged. The thing that really gets me amid all the discussion regarding delegates is there is not one real tally regarding the REAL delegate count and we are therefore left either in deep mystery or guessing!AUGGGG!!!!!!! C'mon, how much does it take to take each state's REAL count, from each state's RP election base, and tally the f-ing thing up! We know that some of those supposed Mitt delegates are really Ron delgates, so why cannot we get an accurate tally? Why?

Maybe someone thinks it needs to kept a secret, but you know I don't think it makes a hill of beans of a difference. So what! If those stealth Mitt/RP delegates can abstain, then we can tally this thing. OMG!

What's wrong with a true tally? It would be inspiring and it would stop the endless morass of confusion!



And why couldn't he talk about it last week. We already knew what happened in January. You are right, a big disapointment especially when Stossel mentioned something big was coming. Maybe they are waiting until tomorrow for the really big news.


It's impossible to know how many Delegates

each candidate has until Tampa.

It's that simple. Nobody will know the "real" number until the votes are cast.

I don't see why we wouldn't know the true delegate

count for each state, unless things were disorganized. In Washington it was quite well organized as in Maine. So, what gives? Why cannot we know!?


How is it possible to know...

That everyone one of the Delegates we selected in Maine or Nevada or anywhere else for that matter, are actually going to support Ron Paul in Tampa?

WE DON'T. Here's why....

The day before the Maine Convention and supposed "Ron Paul supporter" and Representative from Maine named Ryan Harmon sent this email:

Dear Friends,

We are making incredible strides in our effort to restore liberty and fiscal responsibility to America. Over the past few months Dr. Paul has been an exemplary advocate for our shared commitment to the Constitution. I am sincerely grateful for his contributions and I am honored to have had the opportunity to support him.

With the General Election in sight, I believe that we can best advance our shared ideals by uniting with our fellow Republicans to challenge Barack Obama. Mitt Romney is a proven leader in the movement to restore prosperity and freedom to America and thereis no doubt in my mind that he will be a principled President.

Friends, I urge you to join me in supporting Mitt Romney andvoting for his slate of Delegates to the Republican National Convention. Now is the time for us to come together and unite as Conservatives.

In Liberty,

Ryan Harmon

State Representative

District #45

Burnham, Freedom, Knox, Montville, Palermo, Thorndike, Troy, and Unity

"Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women; when it dies there, no constitution, no law, no court can save it; no constitution, no law, no court can even do much to help it." - James Madison


All hell has broken lose on Daily Paul, LMFAO wtf is going on.

People are obviously overreacting

Due to sleep deprivation.

DON'T send any information to that email


A lot of harm could come from sending delegate information there, but NO harm can come from waiting. This needs to get all sorted out first. Better safe than sorry, right?

“It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till." -J.R.R. Tolkien

no good will come

... from sending key info to a Gmail account. DUH !!!!!!!

I can offer a *little* insight....

1. I did not watch the live stream. Hopefully somebody recorded it. These comments are based on what I've gathered from reading posts here pertaining to the content of the broadcast.

2. Do *not* send your email addresses to Doug's gmail address. Yet. Some official campaign info would be good first. If he has "gone rogue" then this isn't good. I'm not saying he has, but better safe than sorry.

3. SEO: "Search Engine Optimization" Is a means of crafting a website in such a way that when you search for certain terms on search engines like Google, Yahoo, etc. your website appears at the top of the list.

Back in the 90's this was easy to do: sprinkle some words on the pages of your site and you were set.

But as the internet became more and more packed with content, search engine companies had to get extremely particular and have created extremely complex algorithms that make it very, very difficult to "climb" the ratings.

Just the basic building of a site to have SEO can cost $20,000-$50,000 and even more. And it's not even much of a help these days. Now Google, etc. tie in things like how many people click on the site from search results, how many times the site is mentioned by other sites, mentioned on Facebook, emailed about, and all sorts of other things.

So to launch a site and have it appear at the top of search results you can either pay per-click on Google/Yahoo (which can be VERY expensive depending on the search terms you want to be associated with) OR you get honest, legitimate people to click on your site, post links to it in forums, Wikipedia, etc.

The latter part *could* be something legitimate that Doug wants help with. But if I were a delegate I would still wait for something official from the campaign before emailing him directly.


hes just feeding the trolls

At This point I can't be certain

If Doug Wead is a Lucius Malfoy or Severus Snape. I'm hoping it's that latter

Obviously I'm being sarcastic

Snape was once a death eater turned good guy. Dumbledore trusted him in implicitly despite the reservation of others. Doug is a former neocon and Bush advisor. Hence the reference

If Doug was a former Bush advisor than why are we

trusting him at all? Bush makes me want to hurl! I mean, give me a break, a BUSH ADVISOR!!!!!!!


He was a Bush advisor

Even he would tell you that

Right? and if this is really

Right? and if this is really about the gop upset because someone other than romney is winning what does that say about how your entire life has been delicately orchestrated and crafted for a few group of illuminatii elite men who tell you they have everything under controll. Doug wead is acting like a freakin reptilian. Yeah ill give you my email address doug, oh shit here comes buses with bars on the windows outside my door! Forget this.

Sounds Like Little or Nothing Was Said Tonight!!!

Reading the thread it sounds Like Doug's big announcement was a BUST!!!

And he cannot answer why Ron has cancelled scheduled Campaign Events and that there is nothing, zip natta, zero on the Events Page of the Official Campaign Website.

Am I looking at the 2008 Campaign all over again?

After watching the video

You guys are all losing your friggen minds.

video doesnt play for me for

video doesnt play for me for some reason

This whole thing seems like data mining.

Big marketing-style build up - stage curtains, countdown, hype - 30 minute wait. And hosted on Facebook instructing you to use a Google email address - a personal one - not in his official capacity. It has an infomercial feel. He wants your info for future use. What will that be? Don't know.