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Yeah same basic material

Yeah same basic material there. I assume thats already been linked on here? If so fair enough.




Edit this string please : http://www.dailypaul.com/199974/the-santorum-smackdown#comme...

someone screwed the margins by a long continuous string post.

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Server Overload

The server became overloaded during the Iowa Caucuses, and the site had to go into read only mode.

Instead, perhaps there is a way to shut down features step-wise when the demand gets high, so that the site can remain up. Like perhaps when the trafffic gets high, turn off the chat first, then perhaps the color coding of comments, then perhaps the up/down voting, etc., to help alleviate the server load in order to keep the site up and functioning.

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In general, that idea is already implemented

(you'll notice certain blocks on the front page disappear/change during high traffic times)

In particular, chat and color coding are client-side javascript functions, meaning they do not tax the server to operate, just your browser on your computer, so would be of no use to turn off. Besides, those particular blocks can be turned off by any individual at My Account > Edit under block config.

However, comment voting is a more server-side procedure, and, sure it could be turned off globally at such a time.

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Santorum ads here on Daily Paul...

As I mentioned last Thursday below, and never got a response, I'm still seeing Santorum ads rotate onto this site. Seeing them not only big on the right, near the top, but now also often a banner ad on the top, both soliciting for donations and linking back to his site.

Can't these be blocked?!?

They pay the bills. Ignore

They pay the bills. Ignore them or send DailyPaul money.

36 hours and counting. Hello? Is this thing on?

Well, it seems I'm simply being ignored...and after 36 hours, and with the Iowa Caucuses a mere day and a half a way, it would seem that my post is simply being suppressed for political reasons.


How unbecoming for a website devoted to a Libertarian. And how short-sighted to shun constructive criticism as if it were mere insult.

Speaking of insult, by the way, this is my fourth post trying to get the attention of the moderators over the last 36 hours. Your silence is quite offensive. I guess it's easier to be silent than it is to come out and say why you've unpublished my post....because, from all appearances, that would make you look like you were censoring material.

Somebody please give me a reason to believe it isn't so.


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Your post was deemed unproductive

Which is why it was unpublished.

Posts deemed unproductive can and will be unpublished by the Daily Paul.

How unbecoming for a website devoted to a Libertarian.

Not at all. Discrimination and censorship are the right of private property holders to use their property as they see fit.

The Daily Paul is private property.

Posting your articles here is a privilege, not a right.

Thank you for your participation.


I seem to be having an issue with getting my account page to load. Solution please?

When it hangs just refresh it and it will go.

Works for me. I have had a lot of problems with the DP hanging up lately.Refreshing seems to make it continue on to the target page.

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.

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Don't know what that could be. It loaded fine for me.

Try this link, see if it works any better. http://www.dailypaul.com/user/1364

Post "Unpublished"

Don't know why, but my recent post now shows as "unpublished". It is titled: Ron Paul Campaign Failing to Ask Supporters for Much More than Money.

Would you please look into it?

Jack Pelham

PS. I just changed my username from Rule of Law Restoration to Jack Pelham. Perhaps it's because I was still logged in under the old username when I published the post.

Any progress?

Hey, mods, has anybody been able to make any progress on this issue? Maybe it's just the holiday, but I had thought I'd hear something by now.


So what gives, Mods? No reply in over 26 hours?

I know it's a holiday weekend, so I've been inclined to treat this issue with patience, but there are 600 on this site right now, and am I supposed to believe that none of them are moderators?

I have an ugly suspicion that perhaps my issue is not being treated with due diligence because the post in question is critical of Dr. Paul's campaign strategy. Say it isn't so. Somebody please tell me that free speech is valued here.

My article is still "unpublished". Even though a couple of irrational posts accused me of spamming, a couple of long time members found the article both well-written and useful. http://www.dailypaul.com/198222/ron-paul-campaign-failing-to...

So what gives here?


Hey Jack!

Now after the fact,There is talk about signed contracts.What an unbelievable situation we are in when the answer is right in front of you and well ahead of need yet we do not see it until it is too late.I applaud your vision and efforts and am really heart broken that what you initiated was not understood sooner my friend. It very well could be right now a key issue for every candidate.Like Studebaker,You were ahead of your time man.

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.

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Edit: never mind, I see it is a repeat of another

OP. That must explain the 404 message? previous message:Mods, can you fix the 404 message on Comments for the "Progressives Views On Ron Paul" OP by JacobCartier with a link to the article by Glenn Greenwald. The article is an amazing defense of Ron Paul as compared to Obama, with a stunning collection of righteous Paul videos for Progressives to view.
This is an important post and should be viewed widely.

santorum ads...

Is somebody working to block those Santorum ads on site?

oiy the spamfilter caught me again...


thank you in advance for publishing.

Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Post is unpublished give it a read and you can decide

I think it's relevant personally but not everybody is of the same opinion...


Post is Unpublished

For some reason my post is unpublished


are these original posts spam?


That thread just went up and there is another which has confused alot of people.

It takes some time, but it is possible to know that these people are NOT associated with the Ron Paul campaign and are in fact working opposite the interests of the Ron Paul campaign.

Can these people be deleted?

I haven't noticed a "report this post" button so I'm leaving it here.

WatchTheVote specifically has been calling out individual official Ron Paul campaign staff people and volunteers, demeaning them for having stated that WatchTheVote is not to be listened to.

It'd be real nice if they couldn't try and co-opt Ron Paul supporters using this site.

I know it might be a question of not censoring too closely, so I trust in your judgement.

Thank you.

I'd like a way to choose to

I'd like a way to choose to either "follow" or "unfollow" a thread when I post.

The only way I know of to follow up on replies to posts is to go to the "My Account" link, then click on the "Track" tab.

Is it possible we could come to a customized front page (one that keeps our preferences with a cookie on our computer)? I hate having to click, click, click just to see the updates I'm looking for.

Could you take a look at my comments?

Velveeta Underground. Could you take a look at two of my comments below? Do you have any idea what these plus minus votes do to a thread? My thread was taken down and I'm trying to figure out why.

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I would be interested to see

I would be interested to see the plus/minus voting on posts (not comments) reflect the total amount of up and down votes, rather than just the plus/minus.


What does the plus/minus voting do to a thread?

I created a thread to introduce an interesting video by a youtube user dallasgoldbug. Even though the video was pro Ron Paul, I got so many minus votes and the thread was taken down within hours.

Today, I dis search within DailyPaul and found out that the youtube user dallasgoldbug is also a user at Daily Paul and he is a Ron Paul supporter from what I can tell.

He appears to be a truth seeker like many of us and he presents very interesting cases on topics that are frequently discussed at Daily Paul, but he is never negative on Ron Paul. Despite, it appears that many threads referenced to his name dallasgoldbug on DailyPaul have been taken down. I wonder if a thread gets taken down if it gets many minus votes. Do you know?

I asked the mods why my thread was taken down as you can see my post below, but I have not received an answer, yet. This makes me wonder why.

The videos by dallasgoldbug are very contravatial even though he is simply presenting what he believes are facts. I don't know if I agree with him, but I think it is definitely worth discussing and finding out what's really going on. I think his treatment here at DailyPaul and also by another YouTube user thetruthergirls are very suspicious and I wonder if dallasgoldbug is really on to something.

I'm just hoping to get an answer on why my thread was taken down.

I know nothing. Sorry.

I know nothing. Sorry.

Interesting idea.