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I'm starting to get upset at the mods and at the DailyPaul in general. Do I have a point or am I just being selfish?

I readily admit that I love the front page articles, especially the Oh Long Johnson cat one, but I must say, I do have a pretty big problem as well. How in God's green earth does a TALKING CAT get front page status when I have posted threads about state runoff and primary elections to inform people of who to vote for and when to vote for them and THEY don't get to the front page?!?!

I mean really! What exactly is the point of this site? Are the mods high?!?! Is Mr. Nystrom even aware of all the effort I've put in to try and discuss my suggestions on how to move forward with the DailyPaul after the November 6th election!?

Perhaps if I at least knew WHY, then it would be easier. Hell, I'm on this site enough that I could be a mod myself. Anyone second my nomination?

Here are the links that DIDN'T make it to the front page. Judge for yourself and let me know if I have a legitimate point or if it's me that has the problem. Thank you.







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Some other threads

worthy of front page status that have been ignored by TPTB:
ChipIn for Paul Vs Obama poll
Bombard Reid with requests to allow vote on audit of fed bill
help get pro-Paul liberty message to delegates

It's sad that a cat video is apparently more important

The Mods

Hope you got an answer or explanation from the echo chamber...



Why don't you become a mod?

apparently they're not taking

apparently they're not taking applications ;)

maybe Michael got discouraged when we got the e-mails from

Ron Paul. Even though I'm staying the course through Tampa, and will not be voting for anyone else for president, I have to say I've lost a lot of the wind that used to be in my sails, so to speak.

Christians should not be warmongers! http://www.lewrockwell.com/vance/vance87.html

You point is 100% valid.

As far as I personally am concerned, the mods here are useless.

This site has become mostly rhetoric. Furthermore, many threads to advance our position pertaining to Tampa have been ignored by the front page.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

SJ, Delegates, Activists, Emalvini, RP Loyalists

Here is a website for you:

You can add your important info, news, and chip-in requests to the messages, files, databases, etc. here:

You can help moderate by creating a database for chip-ins, and jobs, etc. for individuals who believe in and live by the same principles as Ron Paul.

I know several people who are trying to organize and help Ron Paul people with contacts, networking, money, jobs, etc.

Maybe you and the Ron Paul Yellow Pages person can join them and help get running?

It Just Happened Again! These Mods are Sensoring Very

Important Information from the Masses.

I just proved Beyond the Shadow of a Doubt that:

God (Vespasian) Himself Admits in the Scriptures to having a Human Father that Disciplined Him.

I posted it in the Liberty Forum and in about 4.5 seconds it ended up in "Off Topic"?

Why does this Religious Thread get to stay in the Current Events Forum, but withing 4.5 seconds this unveiling of the Roman Conspiracy to Create Jesus Christ and proof that "God" himself admits to having a Human Father That Disciplined Him ends up in Off Topic ?????


I'm moving my thread right now to "Current Events" and lets see what happens.

I guess and admission from "God" himself that he had a "Human Father That Disciplined Him", is not something the moderators of this site wish to be seen by the viewing public.

current events = news

Current events means news - happening right now. You want to have a discussion but it's not a "current event". It's off topic. I don't see how it even relates to Ron Paul at all.


And I suppose that:

"31 Ways to use a Mason Jar in your Kitchen" deserves to stay in the Liberty Forum right?


That comment is from earlier in this very thread.

And this time it took 12 minutes for them to move it to

"Off Topic" once again. I posted it in the Current Events section, since that seems to be an okay place to post religious threads as I showed in my comment above.

I corrected my original posting from the Liberty Forum that ended up in "Off Topic", then moved it from "Off Topic" to Current Events, and now it's in "Off Topic" again:


Shame on you moderators!

Activism, sigh

The problem with activism is everybody claims to be into it, but very few actually take meaningful action--and this is true of the best of us.

If this site became all about activism, it would stop getting traffic, sad but true. It is important for the mods to see to it that there is at least one post - hopefully with other links - about activism each day.

If you can stand Facebook, that is the place to get to know the admins on the popular pages and groups - to make sure that the activists in a given state know to get the word out about something important - but everybody thinks that their post is important, so it takes time to build credibility.

Post things here and I will try to help (you can send a message and it will be seen)


Check out http://iroots.org/
"If you’re into political activism, at least for Ron Paul if not for anyone else, I strongly recommend spending some time with iroots.org." - Tom Woods

Point well taken but..........

I had thought that this was supposed to be a forum about the Ron Paul campaign and all things related. I have objected three times to religious postings with a theological content entirely inappropriate to the DailyPaul forum, or so I thought. I also wondered what does a 65 year-old defending himself with a gun have to do with the campaign? What does a posting about J.C. Penney have to do with Ron Paul?

I decided to check the "Posting Guidelines" for DP and found that it doesn't matter what the discussion is about, the rules allow any topic. Item 2 of DP Purpose: "To serve as an open forum for the honest discussion of ideas and the search for truth." This declares the site to be open ended and anything at all can be discussed in the search for truth, regardless of whether or not it has to do with the Paul campaign.

I was off base in my rebukes.

If Item 2 read "...for the honest discussion of (these) ideas and...," then I would have been correct.

At first glance Item 3, "...and spread 'these' ideas as far as..." seems to modify the "ideas" found in Item 1, but doesn't actually clarify if it modifies the "ideas" in Item 1, or Item 2. I'll cease to expect subject consistency on the site and take it as it comes, ignoring the irrelevant when I find it.

1. To keep Dr. Paul’s ideas and message of Peace, Sound Money and Liberty alive through discussion and practice.
2. To serve as an open forum for the honest discussion of ideas and the search for truth.
3.To share, practice and spread these ideas as far as possible in the world we live in. This site will thus remain in existence as long as there is a need for it, and as long as there are supporters willing to help keep it going.

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.

Furthermore, the only Senate candidate

left that Ron Paul has endorsed is Kurt Bills of Minnesota who is being ripped to shreds by his Republican rival for.....wait for it...associating with Ron Paul. Why aren't we having a moneybomb for Kurt Bills for crying out loud?!? The primary's less than two weeks away on the 14th!

Kurt Bills Money Bomb August 3-5!!!

Kurt Bills Money Bomb August 3-5

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(This is the kind of thing that should be kept bumped)


this is another example of

this is another example of what DESERVES to be on the front page



Ron Paul-endorsed Republicans have TWO MAJOR battles with establishment Republicans coming up on August 7 and August 14. Ron Paul AND Rand Paul-endorsed Kerry Bentivolio is being outpolled by write-in candidate Nancy Cassis in Michigan and the Daily Paul remains silent about it. Oh, but, we hear plenty about rural cops tazing people and cats talkin

You have a point

Especially when talking cat is still front page with 2 votes and 12 comments

Didn't Michael go away to

Didn't Michael go away to China for a while? Maybe he's not able to oversee as much from there and left it in other hands. We'll have to wait and see I guess. I can say I'm not on here as much anymore since it's basically a waiting game until the convention so I can't comment as much, but the old Oh Long Johnson video is not exactly front page material.

Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto. - T. Jefferson rЭVO˩ution

"Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.” - BASTIAT

He's been back for awhile now,

and has been posting fairly regularly the past 3 weeks. No reason he shouldn't be available for questions on front page material.

I could have sworn he was

I could have sworn he was back by now, but I could be wrong. I felt that if threads like this: http://www.dailypaul.com/242897/updated-list-of-liberty-cand... where integrated more into what the DailyPaul's overall function was, then people would have more of a reason to not only stick around, but to sign up. It's one thing to read articles, but it's another to have something to actually do. Actual work to be done.


I got on the front page twice :-D. First time made my day, so I printed it off and keep it in my files to show my son when hes older. No joke

NO MORE LIES. Ron Paul 2012.

I agree

Two weeks ago I posted a thread about an upcoming vote on CISPA (internet censorship bill) in the Senate. Fortunately it failed, but that was still very important at the time. It barely didn't pass.

“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

So basically you just pointed

So basically you just pointed to 6 links of your own..

yes I did, your point?

yes I did, your point?

You think you are mad? I'm so pissed off right now

because I have a very simple plan to virtually guarantee Paul the nomination for less than $1000 in printing and 20-30 people on the ground in Tampa.

You think I'm going to post it knowing it will never see the front page?

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

I am pissed at this site too.

PM/email me that information asap.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

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Please post that story.

Then, see what happens and what the feedback is. That's how things work here. This idea of yours could be funded by the end of the day.

Ha... what took you so long.

In one of Michaels latest posts, he said "put your money where your mouth is" when he was talking about the future of DP. I was a paying member up until last week. It was my choice not to pay to be spammed by the GJ crap.

Nystrom said he was upset, but has promised someone that he will not share with us why. I feel we are sharing his pain, yet he is making it difficult for some of us to monetarily support the site, because of the very few members that spam us.

Well, back in the day we would donate to this site and Michael would send us thank you post cards that have his artwork on them. I proudly display mine beside my desk. I also have a DP T-shirt to show my support. I also use the Amazon link here at the DP for my purchases so that it helps the DP.

I do not have any answers, I can only speak for myself. I will let you know that a alternate website was created by Khomar & other members here a long time ago. We all became very close friends on there.

It is still an active forum, but very little traffic, after the last election it slowed way down. I will post the link if you want to check it out. I am known as Bluemoon over there and I am a Mod if you need help.

It is called Hidden Places.