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Carol Paul Has Surgery for Pacemaker

Carol Paul, wife of Rep. Ron Paul, has undergone successful surgery to install a heart pacemaker. She is expected to make a full recovery.

Carol was hospitalized in Iowa on Saturday just before Ron's appearance at the Ames Straw Poll.

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Could Ron Paul Go Third Party?

Despite the fact that Ron is doing well among Republicans, he continues to do even better among non-Republicans. Ultimately, he may need to go for the whole enchilada. In an interview with the Iowa Independent he gives a hint of what it would take:

Iowa Independent: Should you not win your party’s nomination, hypothetically speaking of course, would you consider running on the Libertarian ticket or as an independent?

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The Army Times: Ron Paul 'Surprise Fave Among Troops'

From the August 6 edition of The Army Times (print edition only, not online):

Washington

Surprise fave among troops

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The Case for a Ron Paul Presidency

From the British Guardian, Justin Raimondo makes the case.

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Ron Paul's Book on the Constitution

Dr. Paul's 1988 book, Freedom Under Siege: The US Constitution After 200 Years, is now available free online from Mises.org.

Thanks to Lew Rockwell.

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Ron Paul Polling Match-Ups With Clinton, Obama

Rasmussen Reports, one of the nation's top pollsters, just analyzed the hypothetical general election match-ups between Ron Paul running against Hillary Clinton or Barak Obama.

Ron Paul gets 34% in a head-to-head match-up with Hillary Clinton, and gets 30% against Barak Obama. Among Republicans, Paul gets 65% against Clinton and 55% against Obama.

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Justin Raimondo Intro at Ron Paul Rally

Antiwar.com's editorial director Justin Raimondo gave an awesome introduction to Ron Paul's speech at the huge rally in Mountain View, California on July 14.

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'The Nation': Why the US Military Loves Ron Paul

Tom Engelhardt just posted this great piece on Ron Paul at The Nation magazine.

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Ron Paul's Sleeper Issue: Industrial Hemp

Most readers know that Ron Paul is in the front lines of the fight against the drug war.

But a lesser-known aspect of that issue may garner support from an important segment: farmers.

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Sunday NYT Article on Ron Paul -- Full Text

Sunday New York Times Magazine, July 22, 2007

The Antiwar, Anti-Abortion, Anti-Drug-Enforcement-Administration, Anti-Medicare Candidacy of Dr. Ron Paul
By CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL

Whipping westward across Manhattan in a limousine sent by Comedy Central’s "Daily Show," Ron Paul, the 10-term Texas congressman and long-shot Republican presidential candidate, is being briefed. Paul has only the most tenuous familiarity with Comedy Central. He has never heard of "The Daily Show." His press secretary, Jesse Benton, is trying to explain who its host, Jon Stewart, is. "He’s an affable gentleman," Benton says, "and he’s very smart. What I’m getting from the pre-interview is, he’s sympathetic."

Continued here

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LP Presidential Candidate Steve Kubby Endorses Ron Paul

From Tom Knapp:

Citing overwhelming support from his own party's members and lackluster response to Libertarian presidential campaigns, Steve Kubby today endorsed US Representative Ron Paul's campaign for the Republican Party's 2008 presidential nomination. Kubby, a candidate in his own party's presidential contest, made the endorsement in an interview from his home in Mendocino County, California.

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Ron Paul Hits 3% in Gallup Poll

Ron Paul is showing up in the latest Gallup Poll at 3 percent, at fifth place (sixth place when Gingrich is included).

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Ron Paul on MSNBC's Tucker Carlson Show Today

Ron Paul is scheduled to be on MSNBC's "Tucker" today. The show airs at 6-7pm Eastern Time (3-4 Pacific time). He could be on anytime in that hour but Tucker usually puts Ron at the top of the show.

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Ron Paul Gets Props for His Surge

In the latest Associated Press article on the Presidential fundraising race, the first half is about the Democrats. But before talking about any other Republicans, Ron Paul gets more than the usual attention:

Among Republicans filing Sunday, Ron Paul, the Texas congressman running a long-shot campaign, reported raising nearly $2.4 million from April through June and ended the quarter with a similar amount in the bank.

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Overflow Crowds at Google Hear Ron Paul

Ron Paul's day at Google was a great success, with 250 employees filling the room to hear him and another 100 in an overflow room to watch him on closed-circuit TV.

His reception from Google employees was enthusiastic. Many wore Ron Paul t-shirts, like Vijay Boyapati, an Indian immigrant who gained citizenship last year. Boyapati flew from Google's Seattle office just to hear him in person.

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