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The Daily Paul Quilt from Quiltingsando. Happy Thanksgiving to All

A few weeks ago, quiltingsando posted a thread about the quilt she made in appreciation of the Daily Paul. I received the quilt about a week and a half ago, and my wife and I have been enjoying it tremendously. It is so, so beautiful. Samantha was nearly in tears at how beautiful it is and at the generosity of our extended internet family. Thank you so much, quiltingsando and all of my family here at the Daily Paul.

Here is a picture of part of it, from its new home on our living room sofa. The brilliant yellow color represents gold (see the description below for full details):

On the back is the inscription, and information about the pattern:

It reads in full:

This quilt was made for Michael Nystrom in appreciation for his efforts to help give Freedom Lovers everywhere a forum to further solidify the Freedom message to positive actions. Peace Prosperity and Freedom. The Daily Paul Family, 11-27-2008.

"The Plunge Protection Team and a Wild Goose Chase."

This quilt has the Bargello and Wild Goose Chase pattern. The Bargello looks like a stock market graph and the Wild Goos Chase looks like arrows pushing up and down. Half of the graph (Bargello) was planned by design and the other half pulled strips of fabric from a bag at random. This represents the interference of the PPT vs. Free markets.

The hand quilting is done in a circular spiral motion to symbolize the unwinding of the US and Global stock market. The bright yellow fabric represents gold.


Below that are the names of 162 of us Daily Paulers, everyone who bumped quiltingsando's original thread.

Here is one last picture of the entire quilt, but believe me - the picture doesn't do it justice.

In spite of the state of the nation and the state of the economy, I have many things to be thankful for. This is the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Thank you quiltingsando, for your love. Thank you to my extended Daily Paul family for your ongoing support in the cause of liberty. Thank you Ron Paul, for your steadfast and unwavering commitment, and for lighting this fire. Above all, thank you God, for making this beautiful life possible.

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Beautiful quilt quiltsando,

and a worthy receiver too. Thanks for doing this from us to Michael. Glad you saw your son from NH, (brings back memories of past thanksgivings, as I am from NH, where I had many thanksgivings, with large family there).


You are awesome!

"Truth is treason in the Empire of Lies."


....patchwork for Remnants. ;-)

Thank You

Debbie's picture

This is one of the most beautiful works of art

I have ever seen. I am grateful for the Daily Paul and everyone here. I hope all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I'm happy for you, quiltingsando, that you got to visit with your son.

Ron Paul is My President.


Thank you

to all the kind comments. Hope everyone had a nice Thanksgiving. I was very blessed to have my son from New Hampshire visit, it doesn't get any better than that. Just being able to get together.

Prepare & Share the Message of Freedom through Positive-Peaceful-Activism.

What an honor!

Its beautiful. Such a heartfelt gesture- wonderful! : ))

sweet :)


very , very , very nice!

very , very , very nice! that is awesome!

"When governments fear the people there is liberty. When the people fear the government there is tyranny."
-Thomas Jefferson

I am more concerned about the return of my money than the return on my money. --Mark Twain


wow, you sure make a beautiful quilt dear heart. it is truly beautiful. the colors and the pattern are really, really pretty.

iti is a labor of love!!!

thank you sandy!
thank you michael!
thank you everyone who participates here!
and thank you ron, for bringing us all together!

and thank you lord~

Ron Paul is My President

Ron Paul is My President

About that quilt

I volunteer for several historical societies and museums where we frequently display historic quilts. Recently we adopted a quilted banner, rescued off the side HWY 20 that thanked fire fighters for putting out the forest fires in our area. It's rather amazing what becomes "historic", but quilts are a very big part of that picture. What you have in my opinion is not just a labor of love, but you possess what is an important historical piece, which has the ability to bring Ron Paul's message to even more people. Museums are funny places you know. I would make a case to the Historical boards here to put that quilt on display. If you Google, "Quilt Museum", you will find nearly every state has one. Quilts were legal tender for Native Americans. A Ron Paul quilt on the circuit could be exciting to historians. It is to me. I for one am so pleased to see the quilt in your capable hands. I will make that a point at the dinner table tonight. Happy Thanksgiving!

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pieces of history ~

You are correct! Hey, and killer concept and execution there, Ms. Q !

I am an artist and one of the most memorable and captivating LA County Museum of Art exhibits I've ever seen featured quilts, showing the history of our country woven into all this stunning and ingenious work.

Thank you Quiltingsando and Michael! You are great artists who put so much care, creativity and love into your work !

Grateful and thankful for you both ! _

yo, check out my Wiz Slideshow: End the Fed Rally ~ Los Angeles ~ ;-)

What a lovely gift!

I've always been a fan of skilled work. Well done.


"The problem with trying to child-proof the world, is that it makes people neglect the far more important task of world-proofing the child." -- Hugh Daniel

Comfy ...

... on a cold winter night, sitting by the fire with a cup of hot coco in one hand and a good book in the other.

Very NICE! Although I've now shortened my name...I'm still the

same daughter4liberty! Thanks Michael and Quiltingsando for all you've done!

I'm a girk! Chatta me kort please!
New math!

What are you fightin' for?
Caught in the middle?
Freedom is only for those with the guts to defend it!

Michael, you have been essential to this Revolution!!

Dear quiltingsando,
Thank you for your beautiful expression of gratitude and love. I know the gift represents so many things that we can only experience and will never touch with our hands. It represents passion, creativity, truth, justice, community, friends, and love. Having had many opportunities to speak with Michael and having finally met him in Minneapolis, of all men in this Revolution (aside from Dr. Paul) he is an example of all those things above. I am grateful for his friendship, am encouraged by his passion, marvel in his God-given creativity, appreciate the truth he tells, fight with him in justice, enjoy his community minded heart, and appreciate the love that he has shown to all he encounters!

Thank you Michael and Happy Thanksgiving to All who Love the Freedom we find in the midst of an unfree world.

God Bless you and yours,

Yours in Health and Freedom

Thank You!

Michael, Quiltingsando, and fellow dailypauler friends.
Happy Thanksgiving!
john & lydia

Quiltingsando You Rock!! 8]

Hand made is the way to go

www.Umake.it - The online resource for the Hand Made Society

What an extraordinary piece of work....

and a very nice gesture indeed that you have made!

God Bless and Happy Thanksgiving to all!

"Bad men cannot make good citizens. It is when a people forget God that tyrants forge their chains. A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, is incompatible with freedom." Patrick Henry

Just beautiful!

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.


You give beauty to your name....
and treasures for others
God Bless

Quiltinsando What a

Quiltinsando What a wonderful Quilt.... thank you so much... and Michael.. thank you for bringing us all together...

To Everyone here at Daily Paul, I want to wish everyone a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving.... We have so much to be thankful for this year....

Quiltingsando that is gorgeous!!!!!

WOWOWEEEE!!!!! What a treasure for Michael and family. I am honored to have a tiny part!

I just love that quilt......and the sentiment that goes with it.

Thanks Quiltinsando and thank you too Michael. Happy Thanksgiving Daily Paulers!

Your "conscience" is the measure of the honesty of your selfishness. ~Richard Bach

~Your perception becomes your reality~


The revolution is powered by bounds of creativity, including art. Thanks quiltingsando, thanks Michael Nystrom, thanks dailypaulers.

Made MY day!


sniff sniff....

Happy Thanksgiving to all!!

Capn Mike

What a wonderful gift!

Thank you quiltingsando for your ideas and talent. Thank you Michael for sharing this site with us every day! Thank you Daily Paulers for your expertise and witty remarks! May we all have a Happy Thanksgiving!

"Plunge Pertection Team"

Whether or not that was intentional, it gave me a laugh.


I'm very thankful to be in touch with so many wonderful and interesting people. A happy Thanksgiving for you, Michael, quiltingsando and all my American and Non-American DP-pals!

Fellowship of the White Rose

Ron Paul was right

My wife and I sleep with a

My wife and I sleep with a quilt that was made by my great-great-grandmother, and the same kind of care and love that went into making it will make your new quilt a keeper for a long, long time. Congrats and thanks again for the great site!

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