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Phone Canvassing Cheat Sheet

Does anyone have a one or two page cheat sheet with Ron Paul's record on various issues? I'm going to start calling my precinct, but I am not usually too comfortable on the phone and I usually can't remember specific facts from memory. I know I can get out the message of RP, but when someone asks about specific issues, I want to be able to quickly look at a piece of paper and say, "Did you know that Congressman Paul actually introduced a bill which ......". I know there is enough information on the web to create this myself, but I don't have the time to recreate it if someone has already made this. Thanks for your help!!

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I will make one

I think something like this would be good to have. I will try to start putting this together this week.
I want to stick to facts: Ron Paul sponsored this bill, voted yes on that one, opposed this. It would probably be good to have one sheet for each competitor as well--if we can zero in on someone's most important issue and give them specific facts to prove that their favorite candidate is not the best candidate for that issue, that would be good as well.

Can anyone help me get started or help me figure out the easiest way to get this? Most ideas I can get from the campaign website, but how about specific bills?
Categories of importance:
Civil Liberties
Foreign Policy
Health Care

"No man has a natural right to commit aggression on the equal
rights of another, and this is all from which the laws ought to restrain him." --Thomas Jefferson

Libertas, Pax, Prosperitas

Be ready to field objections...

like...''oh...no...Dr. Paul's position on that is ......''

or...well, the war is simply cost too much and deficit spending...into trillions that our children and grandchildren will not be able to pay, so...we need to come home...to save lives too. RP is only candidate offering alternative to war--end it! For more info. go to...

And, focus on 1) ending war and 2) Dr. Paul's fix for economic problems.

Those are the 2 main concerns of citizens today.

Did some phone calls yesterday...

I don't have a cheat sheet, but here is some info I can share:

1. It is more effective to call locally. That way, you can say, "I'm your neighbor". People are much more likely to listen to someone that lives nearby.

2. Right off the bat, assume they know who Ron Paul is. Give your personal "testimony" of why you are impressed with Ron Paul.

3. Ask questions. "What issues are important to you?" It is best not to bring up any specific hot topics until you find out what the person is 'hot' about.


- Smile (even over the phone, they can hear a smile)
- Identify with them ("yes, I feel the same way about taxes...)
- Let them ask questions - give answers or direct to website
- Give your Ron Paul testimony ("I was so tired of always having to choose between the lesser of two evils. Then, I found Dr. Paul...)

- Give voting info to opposition (duh)
- Ask "Have you heard of RP?"
- Bash anyone (maybe give www.factcheck.org if they want to hear untruths by candidates)
- Argue. Instead, validate their view while affirming the option to change.
- Get your feelings hurt. Always be pleasant, even to rude people. ("Thank you, have a nice day!)

Hope this is a helpful start.

"If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone." - Romans 12:18

Brilliant article that explains why we love Dr. Paul: