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Doug Wead: Ron Paul’s Big Win!

"Today, Ron Paul, and you and I, are on the verge of a great triumph, a victory that would have been unthinkable only four years ago. No, I am not talking about the GOP presidential nomination, I am talking about the bill before congress to audit the Federal Reserve. There is widespread support in congress. It is likely to pass. Now, more than ever, we should be sticking together. This is Dr. Paul’s moment. This is our moment. Stay positive. Stay tough. Let’s finish this. . . " (cont'd)


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"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."


Sorry Doug this GOP nomination wasn't lost fair and square ... it was stolen through corruption starting with widespread ballot fraud. We didn't get behind this incredible movement just to count our blessings that we won an argument, it was to take this train to Tampa so I hope waxing eloquent about auditing the Fed is just sandbagging on your part.

Romney won't survive (nor Obomber)

politically; that is. He's going to discover very soon just how fleeting freedom can be.

"The problem is not those in power, the problem is right between your ears." ~Larken Rose


Thank You Doug Wead...

... for coming out with an article filled with common sense.

This isn't just a celebration of the passage of the Audit the Fed bill in the House, it is a call to regroup and push on as a movement.

This article is a repudiation of those who have been attacking Ron Paul and everyone around him, often in the name of being "loyal" to Ron Paul!

He specifically defends John Tate, Jesse Benton, and Rand Paul and asks us to have a little faith and stay the course.


"Have we become so used to losing that we are paralyzed by the chance of a win? Unable to accept it? Like a jinxed football team who cannot believe we are actually leading in something and so we are still trying to find a way in the last minutes to lose the game?"

No Doug, "we" are a collection of websites infested with moles and pseudo-patriots anxious to denounce our best leaders and derail the liberty movement at a critical moment of transition.

"We" are a group of people who have been seduced into believing that it is all about a presidential election instead of changing the course of our nation and history.

The Virtual Conspiracy

who suspended the campaign?

the hair in the ointment is always from someone else. Nobody henpecking here on the Daily Paul officially threw in the towel.

I can feel the heat coming down for saying this...

but the article that this post is linked to seems quite heavy on the red meat. I have great admiration for Doug Wead but his interpretation of events seem a bit glossy in favor of the Paul Campaign. Maybe he knows something I do not know, but I have a feeling that Benton's delegate strategy may not pay off with a nomination. I would very much like to be wrong, but we will find out soon.
I liked Doug from the first time I heard him speak, I thought that his approach to telling it like it is was quite refreshing in contrast to Paul's timid campaign that seemed overly concerned with it's image. I especially disagree with Doug's assessment of why we lost momentum a week before Iowa. He was right, we were flying high in the polls but it was not only the media that pounced, the media had been a downer the whole time, I believe that power grabbers within the tent created more havoc.
I consider it overly simplistic to just blame the media, it is the campaigns job to handle the media which they failed miserably at times to negate.
It is pretty much only here on the Daily Paul that people openly talk about how the RNC "fixed" the primaries. I could probably write a book just on vote counts that did not add up in the precincts of the first five states. There seems to be new found love of late with the RNC by the campaign, but I am still resentful of them for openly rigging the elections on a local level.
The truth of the campaign not getting it done, is they did not get it done. Blaming obstacles for our losses is weak and quite disingenuous, every champion had their own hurdles to overcome. I am convinced that the campaign started making serious mistakes (besides naming Benton as campaign manager) as soon as Paul's poll numbers went up before Iowa. Instead of utilizing the legions of troops who were already committed. I beleive that the campaign was so fearful of having a fringe image that would scare off "main stream" voters that they threw the baby out with the bathwater by trying to keep us out of the public eye. I only have symptoms as evidence, but I also believe that there was also internal power struggles within the middle tier ranks of the campaign when Paul's poll numbers started to soar. These numbers were quite predictable, but the exclusionary tactics used by the campaign to maintain order were not. There seemed to be a frenzy as though the possibility of Paul sweeping Iowa was not really expected. There it began and there it unraveled.

I agree with much of your sentiment.

I also believe that the campaign was not run optimally. There is evidence of disorganization and poor strategic decisions.

Such as Ron Paul failing to visit ANY of the eleven counties in southwest Iowa prior to the Iowa caucuses.


I was told that he didn't have the time or resources to come here.
Bulls**t! Iowa was a MUST win for his campaign. And he was within striking distance of the leaders.

Did the MSM screw him? Of course they did!

Did the state's elected GOP leadership (Rep. Steve King and Gov. Branstad)stab him in the back at the last moment? Absolutely!

Did the political establishment use their connections to the evangelical mafia to give Santorum a last minute surge, timed too late for any kind of response from the Ron Paul 2012 campaign?
No question!

I don't believe there is enough evidence to label anyone (within the campaign) as an obvious traitor or mole.

I think most of it can be chocked up to simple incompetence.

But the most frustrating thing for me is the way people have given an unhealthy focus on the election while dismissing the importance of continuing efforts to take the Republican Party.

Even if Ron Paul wins the election this will still be necessary.
If he loses it will be more important than ever.

Ron Paul sees that.
That's why the GOP strategy was around long before the "delegate strategy" and will be around long after this November.

The Virtual Conspiracy

Audit the Fed passage into law

Dream on Doug. The Fed's been at this for 99 years. IF Harry allows the bill onto the floor for a vote and IF the bill passes it will still be returned by Obama via his veto. Good luck next year---IF---Romney beats Obama in November and---IF---the Republicans control both houses and---IF---Mr. faux Conservative Republican Romney will sign it.

It only takes one to KEEP AMERICANS FREE. Know your duties & rights as a juror. Stop the unconstitutional conviction of innocents in federal custody. The Fully Informed Jury CALL 1-800-TEL-JURY www.fija.org IMMEDIATELY if not sooner. It's that important.

Wow a pro-Ron Paul Post! Thanks Doug.

We also need a liberty minded Congress.

Free includes debt-free!

Does Doug Wead regularly censor comments on his blog?

We like Doug Wead and have even just recently come to his defense.

However, there are some things in that article that we are in disagreement with. When I left a short comment today, it said it was awaiting moderation. Can't find it now even though several, very long comments have all been approved. Just wondering, maybe I overlooked it.

I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war. Ps 120:7
Better to be divided by truth than united in error.
The local church(not a building -a people) is the missing link. The time to build is now.


he is smart and has not posted some of my comments as well.

Im sure it has to do with the election. what i said was controversial and shouldnt have been said anyway, not on dougs blog..

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

He's like a clean boat in a sea of garbage


He's a lotus flower

standing tall in a mud puddle.

yes on to the senate

double the phone calls, emails and faxes ....


Hey, HEY HEY! The people hold the sway, Don't let Mr. Reid do the dirty deed. Write letters to the editors of your paper, when the "leadership" doesn't want us to see where the money and the gold has gone, all the rhetoric about liking a transparent government is JUST A BIG LIE!! LIAR LIAR PANTS ON FIRE ! Harry Reid - it's time to set a "Good Example" and not just talk.

With all due respect, I will no longer be a voting prostitute for Constitution rejecting harlots.

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Love this part...

"Some are critical of our legal team. One ad hoc field organization of lawyers has said, “We are taking over the campaign.” But anyone who knows anything about law knows that we cannot be making headlines by announcing what we are doing. What I can say is this, the campaign has quietly but effectively taken action in Massachusetts, Louisiana, Oregon and other states where there were clear violation of rules and our people were cheated or hurt.

The campaign has not taken action in places where, regardless of how we may have been treated, we were going to lose anyway. And there are reasons for this. We also are not taking action in states where we controlled the process. If we lost in those states it was our own fault. The campaign has not wasted valuable financial or staff resources on meaningless lawsuits that have no basis in law and are destined to fail."

Ron Paul - Honorary Founding Father

I knew it

I thought that the whole time "meaningless lawsuits that have no basis in law and are destined to fail."

Go Ron Paul!!



Do you think you can change the title of your article header to represent what Doug Wead has changed it to?

"Ron Paul's big WIN!"


"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

Just got back online for the

Just got back online for the evening. Thanks for the heads up! Done and Yay! He got his bill passed!!!

Blessings )o(


I also forgot to say Thanks for posting this.

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

Could you imagine?

...if Obama or Romney were this hard on their supporter's criticism of their campaign? Could you imagine Obama's or Romney's supporters being so critical of their campaign?

It's all good people, keep up the critical thinking. We are UN-CO-OPTABLE!

Wead, Benson, Rand, Hunter, and Tate are the spokesman of the movement. Their unrelenting criticism of us makes me wonder if they are as good of politicians as we make them out to be. We are not politicians. We are allowed to criticize.

We will not go the way of the Tea Baggers or the Occupy Soro's Clubbers.

WE ARE RON PAUL....or at least strive to be.


I think of Ron Paul more then anyone else, besides myself!lol...
is this weird?
I think of what he would say before I speak.
i think of what he would do before I act. For the most part anyway..
Ive even tamed my temper because of him! I really dont even have one anymore.. If Ron doesnt get visibly mad, how can I?
I think of how hard hes had it, but also picture him bringing in all those cute crying babies, and hes the first to say hi to them and hold them. You can see it in his eyes how much he loves them.
I think of how much Carol must have been a wonderful wife and mother to him and their kids.

I think of Ron all the time and have for years and years...
He speaks to me in ways Ive never been spoken to, and his words are crystal clear- but I can not understand why others don't see him the way I do when it is clear as a bell who he is and what hes doing right here, right now. at least I have a very very strong suspicion who I think he is.....Lets just say, I think he is someone very very special, and I will stop there.

We ARE Ron Paul!
Long live Dr. Ron Paul!!!

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016


Me too. I am a much better person after studying Ron Paul. He is my inspiration.

WE ARE RON PAUL! -dducks

When I read WE ARE RON PAUL at the end of your comment it made me think of a movie my wife was watching the other day...We Are Marshall. I got chills thinking about the part where all the students were outside the admin building chanting WE ARE MARSHALL and pumping their fists. Boy that would be epic if I got to be a part of something similar in Tampa.

Of course if you haven't seen the movie. Plese disregard. lol.

Ron Paul's Big Win

After taking some heat for it in the comment section, he has now changed the title.

most important line from the article

"we must make the Senate feel our heat in the coming days"

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Anything could

happen between now and then so delegates get your butts there.
Pretty Please........
Paul Fest was the venue for affordable camping if anyone wants to know.
I think it's a huge distraction for the delegates who need to be well fed and well rested to watch the 'games' begin- errrr, to participate.

No drinking on the job please and no junk food... Delegates must be in top mental shape to thwart manufactured chaos and confusion...

Keepin' it real.

This is pure Doug Wead "happy loser" thinking.

Ron Paul says he will have "approximately 500 delegates" going to the Republican National Convention. That is roughly the same percentage as Lyndon Johnson had when he received the Democratic Vice Presidential nomination in 1960.
The presidential tally
John F. Kennedy 806 (52.89%)
Lyndon Johnson 409 (26.84%)

Yet, it appears Romney is conceding NOTHING and the Ron Paul campaign, as usual, meekly responds to disrespect and dishonesty, looking for the pony in the pile of horse manure.

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Right on, Doug!

Well said.

And I would add that people need to GET OVER their hurt feelings about what they did not like about the actions of the campaign or that of the good doctor's son...and move the hell on.

We've got a country (and a world, at that) to save!

And this is indeed an historic day:

A full scale AUDIT of the Fed...we all know...will eventually mean the END....of the Fed.


Ron Paul 2012!

Norfolk, VA

Time to INVESTIGATE the investigators of 9/11. PROSECUTE the prosecutors. EXPOSE the cover-up.

Exactly! Get over it!

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