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Unpublished again !

After adding additional copy to my thread post, to assure some doubters that I am offering my service for free to support Ron Paul, and adding the email address to my website, it's unpublished again.

I also get the server gateway error, a 504 ... how can I possibly pay for Daily Paul with this kind of thing going on?

How does anything GET done here?

Really, I'm not being rude, I'm not being mean ... I'm CONCERNED.

Ron Paul Billboards provides billboard and digital billboard designs for grassroots, PAC's and national and state level campaign organizations at no charge. Contact us at social@RonPaulBillboards.com to edit the design you choose with your "Paid for by:".

http://www.dailypaul.com/211499/ron-paul-billboard-designs

http://www.dailypaul.com/211499/ron-paul-billboard-designs

There's the thread URL ... this is an awful lot of work just to get a thread published to offer free billboard design and support.

Ron Paul Billboards provides billboard and digital billboard designs for grassroots, PAC's and national and state level campaign organizations at no charge. Contact us at social@RonPaulBillboards.com to edit the design you choose with your "Paid for by:".

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The spam filter takes a while to get used to new users. It will let up after a while. Until then, we check the spam filter fairly often, and we try to sort them out and free up what is not spam.

It will also often snag your posts for that time if you update or revise them.

Occasionally some will not get published if there are numerous threads of almost identical topics in order to keep the double posts down.

I (at least me personally anyway) try to bump those found in the spam filter once they are freed to get them back on the active topics list so they have a chance to circulate, but it is often too time consuming commenting a bump on each one if there are many threads caught, at which point it is up to luck of someone finding and bumping it by commenting on it after it has been freed and published.

http://www.dailypaul.com/211499/ron-paul-billboard-designs

I was unpublished, I'm a new member. I posted a comment here in the mods and it went poof.

I'm testing the site to see if it is worth paying for, to date, it looks like the people who donate to my grassroots movement, Ron Paul Billboards, would be poorly served by using this site to promote my grassroots project.

I get a lot of 504's, 404's, stuff disappears, I mean, I guess I'll just use facebook.

http://www.ronpaulbillboards.com

Ron Paul Billboards provides billboard and digital billboard designs for grassroots, PAC's and national and state level campaign organizations at no charge. Contact us at social@RonPaulBillboards.com to edit the design you choose with your "Paid for by:".

??? I don't get it (your posts or website)

Are you trying to sell something or help serve the cause? Are your billboards intended to reach RP supporters or educate the ignorant? I've met a few of people who are hoping RP will hire them into his administration; Volunteering for financial reward.

What are your intentions? How can I help?

"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.

Intentions : Selling Stuff or Free ?

One can certainly assume a lot of bad things about somebody but I do not think you can point to any evidence at all that I am attempting to "sell something", and painting me with that brush, no matter how lightly is offensive to me. I make it VERY, VERY clear that my designs are offered for free.

I am a precinct captain and recruiter for the Ron Paul campaign and I work very closely with the regionals and executives from the national campaign here in Louisiana.

I'm Pat Jack and my facebook profile is wide open.

I make it VERY clear on my facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/RonPaulBillboards that the designs are FREE.

Unlike THIS site ... the Daily Paul which indeed is not only selling SOMETHING it's selling A LOT of stuff.

So excuse the paranoia, eh?

I've done a hell of a lot of work and spent some of my own money on this project so to everybody who wants to read anything into your comments.

THE DESIGNS ARE FREE!

Ron Paul Billboards provides billboard and digital billboard designs for grassroots, PAC's and national and state level campaign organizations at no charge. Contact us at social@RonPaulBillboards.com to edit the design you choose with your "Paid for by:".

I didn't mean any disrespect.

Please forgive my post superbowl response. I was having a hard time understanding your posts. Thank you for clarifying.

Your graphics on nice looked nice on your billboards examples. I question the intended audience & call to action. I would be happy to collaborate.

Please let me know how I can help.

"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.

I would like to see Strategic Planning & Organization

Forum that would help maximize efforts on local, county & state levels. My experience so far (2 months) has appeared to be more of a free for all. Is there a way to find out who the local supporters, county & state leaders are?

I wish I could do more based on my background and experience.

"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.

Free for All

My experience with the many at what seems like top-level grassroots organizations for Ron Paul has been a powerful narcissistic, egotistical, "IT'S MY IDEA AND I'M A FREAKING GENIUS" attitude.

Try GIVING away FREE, high quality, professional billboard designs and people go to RevPAC and pay thousands of dollars to post their incredibly horrible designs.

Politics is a club, just another gang and many times even Ron Paul supporters fall into the filthy trap that Dr. Paul himself warns us about continually.

Ron Paul Billboards provides billboard and digital billboard designs for grassroots, PAC's and national and state level campaign organizations at no charge. Contact us at social@RonPaulBillboards.com to edit the design you choose with your "Paid for by:".

Subscribing - Paypal

any way I can become a subscriber without having a paypal account?

Please allow me to publish this post. Thanks.

http://www.dailypaul.com/node/211473

Considerations for the 2012 U.S. Presidential Race from the Mind of a Political Independent-Use this tool to educate the unconverted and prove support for Dr. Paul among Independents.

Please allow me to publish this post

Subject: Yet another tool to help educate the unconverted:

Comment:

http://election4uspresident2012.weebly.com/index.html

Please direct people to the site so they may learn why Dr. Paul is so far superior to the other candidates it should be a no-contest. Thanks.

Zen

Considerations for the 2012 U.S. Presidential Race from the Mind of a Political Independent-Use this tool to educate the unconverted and prove support for Dr. Paul among Independents.

Please free me from spam filter - thanks

http://www.dailypaul.com/node/211386

Keri-Anne

Warning - Will speak the truth, whether you want to hear it or not

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace,"

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My screen lay-out this morning... FYI

Displays the original comment the entire width of the screen.

Susie 4 Liberty

I'm not sure what kind of suggestions you're looking for

But I had a suggestion on how we explain Ron Pauls foreign policy. We're obviously anti war, but we are also anti-subsidies and how many times have those on the left said things "look how great Europes socialism is" when the fact is since we are their entire defense we subsidize their welfare state by paying their defense bills. http://dailycaller.com/2010/07/12/u-s-defense-spending-subsi...

If we took the time to explain it this way it would probably win over a lot more republican voters because the idea that our defense of Europe allows for their government freebies to their citizens would drive many of them to want us out of defending Europe in the first place. Also I think that our numbers have grown enough that we can start a local, state and perhaps house of representatives level of pushing for candidates in the democratic party instead of just focusing on the republican party. We know how people are, and sometimes they are just inclined to vote one way down an entire ballot without even researching the candidates. If we can push democrats in areas that are heavily democratic we may be able to get more of our people elected. Just a suggestion to put out there.

Can I get a little elephant next to my name?

I can't speak for anyone else, but because I joined the GOP and attend RCC meetings, and am working as hard as I can to help Ron Paul win the GOP nomination, I would like others to know immediately that I AM A REPUBLICAN, just like Ron Paul.

Maybe others would like little elephants too? Maybe Indys (Soon to be Americans Elect partisain voters) would like an "I"? But I would really like a little elephant adorning my handle.

Is it possible? Proud Ron Paul Republican, The Granger

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"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

Because I'm not as smart or talented as you

So what do you think of this?

Please explain why my post was removed?

Hi, I'm a HUGE Ron Paul supporter and I'd like to know why my post (new topic) added this morning was unpublished. It was entitled "Action Idea: Defeating Israel-Firsters."

Was it removed by request of the official campaign? If so, I understand. But I would like to know.

Joη's picture

see

http://www.dailypaul.com/faq#unpub

note the last sentences.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

Understand Post removal

http://www.dailypaul.com/211060/rp-winning-more-caucuses-in-...

I understand that a post was removed due to what is said to be a request by "the official campaign".

I have no problems, but I don't have any way of anticipating what "in the future" I should restrict myself to because there is absolutely no way for me to know what wizard at the official campaign decided that transparency in voting results which are in caucuses open to the public must be kept secret.

Moreover, since in Maine taxpayer money IS involved in the caucus, their attempt to sanction the GOP, an organization utterly corrupt and with a long history of absolutely immoral conduct in elections befuddles me.

Again, it's your decision and IF it came from the Ron Paul campaign, I figure they made the mistake. I'm assuming it came from one of the facebook pages to which my post sent more than 100 new members in just a few hours.

They, in turn, proving themselves to be quite stupid, started complaining and openly wondering on their FACEBOOK page which of these new people could be trusted.

One of their frequent posters said she was a former moderator at Daily Paul and as such knew that Daily Paul was overrun with "agent provacateurs" and that Daily Paul didn't care about that.

What I'm saying is, fine, your decision is certainly acceptable to me, but IF it came from the campaign the one or more people involved are cretinish in the extreme, as are the far more likely sources of any complaint(s) lodged with you, the people who run a public forum on Facebook and believe it somehow to be their private property.

It's incredibly absurd that they freely discussed among themselves the results in the many small caucuses all around Maine and only when they saw alot of excited people going over and wishing them well did they decide those people somehow didn't have a "right" to the embargoed information.

Probably, the kind of brains behind lodging a complaint with Daily Paul have a good future writing newsletters discussing race and hyping their various idiotic conspiracy theories.

Just kinda stupid that anyone would complain...INCREDIBLY stupid if it was the Ron Paul campaign because WHY would they want to stifle enthusiasm.

That is a campaign which hasn't made the MOST SIMPLE effort to inform their support base of recent success.

My post was one little thing in that direction. They could do so much more, but, no, they worry about looking good to the friggin' GOP.

Simply bleepin' amazing how incredibly stupid are so many of the people who say they believe in personal responsibility.

I've gotta put it down to their taxpaid educations.

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Like I said, sorry

I got a voicemail with the request, and it did come from the campaign. So. While I have no official relationship with the campaign, I try to accomodate their wishes. I don't know what else I should do, but I understand where you're coming from.

I probably know who the former moderator is that you're talking about. And she's a former moderator for a reason. Being a moderator wouldn't give her any more information about the Daily Paul being overrun with 'agent provacateurs" than any joe on the street who is paying attention.

This is an open forum - anyone can sign up. So are there such agents? Most likely. Is there any way to tell who they are for sure? Not really. I do my best, and that can lead to a certain amount of paranoia. That former moderator may herself be such an agent. Who knows?

Anyway, like I said, sorry about what happened with the post.

Running this site isn't easy, and I do my best to try to balance a number of conflicting interests.

All art is only done by the individual. The individual is all you ever have, and all schools only serve to classify their members as failures. E.H.

I completely understand.

Twice now you have apologized and I should have made clear once was too much.

It's your site and you had good reason to be responsive to a request from the RP campaign.

I have absolutely no problems with Daily Paul and mentioned the former moderator thing only because I found it fairly bizarre that anyone operating within virtual fora like that former moderator ought to be aware that actually she knows no one, or very few.

Since it's the Paul campaign, I have no reason or desire to push it, but the fact remains the Maine caucus is to a significant degree paid for by taxpayers.

That makes the Maine caucus quite a bit different than other caucuses, it's not just a private club, it's an election function that is being undermined. There are few aspects of the election system more critical than transparency. In this matter, the Ron Paul campaign (someone on it anyway) has sided with non-transparency and has stuck the taxpayer with the bill.

My post wasn't the main way they saw a quick spurt of many new members...that was due almost entirely to the great forum you have built here, something of significant value to all who use it.

I appreciate all you do and in no way question either your motivations or your decisions regarding such an ultimately trivial matter.

Thank you for your great work in Sacramento

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If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

Topic Specific Active Forums

Perhaps the 'Recent Comment' block can be removed to use the additional space to further organize active posts.

I've noticed in my several posting attempts that my article is drowned out or removed from front page visibility due to a swell of constant posts. Not that it can't be found eventually as there are means of doing so.

My suggestion would be to re-organize the recent or top activity into a way of grouping them by category. Activism posts: 1, 2, 3. Daily Discussion: 1, 2, 3. In which these top listings will revolve by group interest (through traffic volume) rather since specific headline interest.

It may or may not broaden the range of immediate interest on varied topics and could help isolate the constant activity.

Happy user.

They that give up liberty for security deserve neither.

With respect

For those of us that can read fast,More here than you think, The recent comments block needs to be longer due to the rapid activity. This is not a slow blog and to keep up you have to read fast. This is one of the things that makes the DP great. Please reconsider your request because it seems out of turn for this forum. In no way should the recent comments be lost,It would be Blasphemy!

If I disappear from a discussion please forgive me. My 24-7 business requires me to split mid-sentence to serve them. I am not ducking out, I will be back later to catch up.

No offense taken...

..although you assumed my level of literacy was sub-par. I have actually practiced speed reading since I took a course on it in high school several years ago(I never imagined the actually feeling of how awful it is when you 'look back' to H.S. as a DISTANT memory). So my complaint isn't with the inability to read quick enough, it's with the inability to read quick enough important things.

Right now the current "Recent Comment" section is full of one line responses that are otherwise significant to nothing. I personally feel that this space could be better used to highlight diverse forums and allow a greater ability for various posts to be seen regularly and not eventually.

Also, I hope I am not the only one who uses multiple tabs/windows for browsing. I always keep my account page in one tab to REFRESH FOR RECENT COMMENTS that are directed at me specifically.

AND this concept would reduce the competition for catchy titles as well as various annoying phonetic and symbolic usage to gain attention.

They that give up liberty for security deserve neither.

My post was unpublished. I

My post was unpublished. I created a test post because I kept getting a 504 error and I wanted to see if it would take a smaller message. I had a long post to follow up with. I then tried to make it into a thread but cannot. It is regarding the Bangor, Maine caucus. Please help!

My follow-up was this posted here http://www.dailypaul.com/node/211130 if this helps you find my post.

my post was unpublished..

my post was unpublished.. I was wondering if you could fix it for me. its not spam its an article...

Thank you very much!

Seek_Truth

bigmikedude's picture

I fixed it Seek

I did shorten it though.

Unless you actually wrote and personally own the rights to the article (not owned by the blog or paper it was written for), please do not post the full text of articles on DP.

It can create copyright issues: http://www.dailypaul.com/guide

3. Do not post the ENTIRE text of articles from other sites. This is copyright infringement, and could get you, me, and this site in trouble. (In fact, it already has!) Feel free to post a short intro, and then a link to the original article. Understanding fair use would be wise, also.