151 responses to “So Close! Paul 27.65151, Bachmann 28.56151”

  1. BlackSunshine84

    John Stossel claims to support Ron Paul,. but was sure to have a guest panel that included a supporter who "loves Ron Paul, but knows he can't win." A supporter would never say that!

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  2. BlackSunshine84

    Dr. Paul will win in 2012, hands down because he has strong stances on all the issues. I doubt 0bama would debate him.
    Our biggest hurdle will be the GOP primaries. Remember how 0bama locked out Hillary delegates to win the DNC? Watch WeWillNotBeSilenced on YouTube. This will be the GOP's strategy to eliminate Dr. Paul.
    How do we prevent it?

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  3. Gary

    The BBC, Fox, and all the other NWO-controlled media groups have been given strict instructions to freeze out Congressman Paul from the debate coverage. He must be given as little attention as possible, in case more people realise that he is the only one - in either party - making any sense. The New World Order will install their own puppet, one that says the words 'terror' and 'terrorist' ten times in every sentence, to further hypnotise the sheeple with fear.

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  4. kabster

    Another slanted poll. Lets show them Ron Paul is the best choice.
    http://action.afa.net/poll/

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  5. Doyle

    Tonight's PBS News Hour and BBC News made no mention of RP's close second in Iowa.

    More I found it peculiar that the BBC News feed and News Hour coverage were, for the most part, identical, in framing the story around the other candidates.

    Listening to those outlets would have one believe RP was not even there.

    This might be a late post- but I hope other readers take note of these events and send letters and post comments where appropriate.

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    1. BlackSunshine84

      It's an interesting and informative post. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Carnage2012

    Dr. Paul MUST get better at articulating his plan.

    It needs to be an actual plan that people will follow and be able to hold on to and talk about.

    I am all in for auditing/ending the Fed, etc. However he needs to put forth a clear and concise plan as to what exactly he will do. Give a "In my first 90 days as president I will......"

    He makes beautiful sense but he lacks a point by point plan....

    This is what is missing....

    It needs to be something that people tell their friends about and that the media will eventually have to cover, although I am sure in a limited way.

    He has enough name recognition now....it's time for him to propose a plan that gets more and more people behind him.

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  7. Chad

    msnbc doesn't mention Ron Paul regarding the straw poll. It's about Romney and Perry. Check it out. What a joke.

    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/44149268/ns/politics-decision_2012/

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8cmgywOvCYs

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    1. BlackSunshine84

      I watched Face the Nation on Sunday. They announced the results of the poll and then began their discussion, "So the GOP's leading contenders now are Perry, Romney and Bachmann..."
      We need to start an online campaign that the GOP's "anyone, but 0bama" strategy isn't good enough. Post it everywhere!

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  8. DES BRACKEN

    ROMNEY = LIAR, BACHMAN = LIAR, PERRY = PURE EVIL PLUS IT WAS ANNOUNCED 2 YEARS AGO AFTER ATTENDING A BILDEBURGH METING THAT HE WOULD BE RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT,, OBAMA= THIEF, MURDERER, LIAR, PROMISE BREAKER JUST ALL OUT EVIL JUST LIKE THE BUSHES BUT SURE ARE’NT THEY RELATED. JUST 1 OPTION FOR PRESIDENT OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE SORRY AMERICAN EMPIRE THE GUY OUT OF GLADIATOR,OOPS SORRY,, THE ONE THE ONLY DR. RON PAUL. ”RON PAUL CURED MY APATHY”

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  9. Chad

    Ron Paul did well in Iowa considering all the factors stacked against him
    1. Bachmanns home state / huge bias / huge advantage / 90%
    2. According to you guys Bachmann spent 10X more $
    3. Bachmann's a Minnesota representative. Close proximity.
    4. Tim Pawlenty Governor for Minnesota / some Iowans are mn sports fans
    5. Tim had a great debate /
    6. Tim spent more time preparing
    7. According to you guys Bachmann "hand led"? 200 people to the polls
    8. What are the odds of two Minnesotans in one debate.
    9. Wait until they debate in neutral territory. How will Ron Paul do then?
    10. Iowans that don't like Bachmann might vote for Pawlenty just because of their argument.
    11. Ron Paul didn't get any breaks from the media.
    12. Bachmann spent more time preparing

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  10. Ross Johnson

    Michele Bachmann feigns outrage about the rape of the US economy,but she is just another pretty puppet who will do the bidding of our monetary masters.

    The conga line of suck holes in Congress is just too long to articulate or name.Perhaps they no longer possess mirrors.

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  11. Joe

    If @wondering is correct. 218 votes just got ripped. Clearly RON PAUL won! His message is crystal clear. And everyone can relate on what he's talkin' clearly the polls is bias.

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  12. JAMES

    Although the mainstream media continues to attempt to marginalize Ron Paul's success, I am absolutely convinced that people as a whole are beginning to perceive him as a viable candidate. People at work, those in my neighborhood, as well as other friends and family are for the first time (unlike four years ago) asking me and my wife where to get Ron Paul bumper stickers such as the ones we have on our cars. Also, more people on the road are blowing their horns in approval when they see our RP bumper stickers. We are yet to spot any 2012 bumper stickers here in Florida of any of the other candidates. For cool Ron Paul bumper stickers at the lowest prices, please check out www.Stickers.com.

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    1. JAMES

      The corrected website address for the bumper stickers is www.Stickers2012.com.
      Although the mainstream media continues to attempt to marginalize Ron Paul,s success, I am absolutely convinced that people as a whole are beginning to perceive him as a viable candidate. People at work, those in my neighborhood, as well as other friends and family are for the first time (unlike four years ago) asking me and my wife where to get Ron Paul bumper stickers such as the ones we have on our cars. Also, more people on the road are blowing their horns in approval when they see our RP bumper stickers. We are yet to spot any 2012 bumper stickers here in Florida of any of the other candidates. For cool bumper stickers at the lowest prices, please check out, www.Stickers2012.com.

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    2. BlackSunshine84

      If you buy gear from RonPaul2012.com the money go towards his campaign.http://www.ronpaul2012.com/store/

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  13. Jason Lucas

    Good riddance to Tim Pawlenty. Now if that conservative propagandist, Rick Santorum, would drop out of the race, we wouldnt need to waste time listening to his utterly worthless pro-war rhetoric on future republican debates.

    Putting those two losers aside, I would like to congratulate Ron Paul on the awesome Straw Poll results. He gets almost no media coverage whatsoever, and still managed to get within less than 200 votes of Bachman.

    I strongly believe that if he can manage to win the Republican Primary, he will most definitely defeat Obama in the general election.

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    1. WE THE PEOPLE

      I agree with Jason. Ron Paul is the only candidate that can seriously challenge Barack Obama. I think Ron Paul could really pull off a victory!
      But first we need to sort through the neocon trash like Santorum. Guys that just don't understand that their warmongering and deceit are not at all popular.
      The sooner the herd thins out the sooner Dr. Paul can get down to the business of getting elected and changing the course of our country.

      The GOP should face the simple fact that they have one candidate with a wide variety of grass roots supporters hence one electable candidate among the sorry bunch of losers and posers it calls "candidates".

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  14. Thinker

    This is certainly something that needs to be addressed. If Ron Paul is to win then he needs to get out there even more. It is true that he has many more supporters now but a biased media is what allowed politicians and companies to take over.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vRuy0m7IjA

    He needs to be on the front page not Bachmann (unless its something incriminating) Oh wait? What's that? Right I forgot that RON PAUL HAS BEEN IN POLITICS FOR 30 YEARS AND HAS NOT ONE FLAW IN HIS RECORD!!!

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    1. Bob

      In my mind, when you factor in the fact that Bachmann was born in Iowa and has played that trump card heavily, and still only won by 152 votes, I don't think that the real winner has yet been determined. Paul's support and message is universal, I don't expect Backmann's support to show up in New Hampshire.

      But Paul has one obstacle that has been and still is, his Achilles heal. He publicly has supported dismantling the Fed. These people have more money than the total of all of the Paul supporters put together, or can even earn. They (the Fed) can pay the TV news to just 'not' talk about him, to call him and us names and even to buy the election through the electronic voting machines. Do we forget the NH primaries in 2007 when 17 Votes for Ron Paul disappeared. Those 17 caught the fact that that their area was under reported and let others know about it, but how many other votes disappear but are not caught? If we want to have a real prayer at Ron taking his rightful position as president of the United States, we need to get rid of those damn electronic voting machines. A real message, that will wake up sleeping America, is a grass roots push to give Americans back their voice by giving us back our vote. This means petitions and lots of them. Does Ron Paul have that kind of support? I guess we will see.

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      1. Rick

        You make a valid point Bob. Anything electronic can be changed so the posted results are different than the actual count.
        Can elections be bought? Do bears s*** in the woods?... (or another obvious question - Is the federal government corrupt?)

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  15. Rock ON

    Ron is the reason the “Tea Party” came to be. Most people don’t give him credit and today, even most “tea partiers” don’t realize he is the catapault of the tea party. The tea party started shortly after the documentary “America: Freedom to Fascism” which Ron was in briefly. (google it and watch it from your computer… you’ll need some popcorn, a bunch of friends and a remote to stop it and re-wind several times just to freak your self out with what you see and here. Also, google “Joe Bannister”, the ex IRS agent who is in the documentary as well… unbelievable stuff.) The Tea Party formed as a way to support him and his ideas on ending the Fed and the illegal federal income tax which no law exist for. However, the media has changed the American mindset and shifted the viewpoint of the original “Tea Party” who formed to support Dr Paul because the media does not want the American people to know the truth about the Fed/IRS and federal income tax law that doesn’t exist. If all Americans saw that documentary, this country would shift overnight and the FED would be history. Rock ON RON! All the lies we were taught about “paying your fair share of federal income tax is what makes you a good American” will soon have you puking when you see this documentary. Approximately two weeks after it’s release, it was removed from theatres and can only be seen via the web or by purchasing the DVD.. Warning: This documentary is not for “robotic citizens of America…. it’s for Americans.”

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  16. Joe Siano

    First of all this is great because more people will begin to listen to the Ron Paul message which is much bigger than the messenger himself.

    Secondly, it is significant that neither Representatives Paul nor Bachman are mainstream, establishment Republicans. This straw poll bears out that the Tea Party factor is real and is taking hold. Voters are looking for sincere and committed advocates for radically reduced government, not Johnny-come-latelies who just woke up and smelled the Tea.

    Dr. Paul may or may not get it done. Nonetheless, he will go far in driving the debate and the agenda. And for that we should all be eternally grateful.

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  17. Chris

    Ok this is great news but how do we mobilize against Fox news? It seems during the debates and after that Ron Paul isn't focused on (which is not shocking in the least) and the average uninformed citizen who only gets their news from the mainstream would think the the race is up for grabs against Bachman, Pawlenty and Romney. The mainstream media is the first line of defense for the status quo and if we don't change that we'll never improve our nation.

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    1. WE THE PEOPLE

      Truer words have never been posted.Bravo!!!!

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  18. Fem

    I like Dr Paul, but I don't like the constant name calling practiced by his apparent followers.

    I like Paul's proposal on a true free market economy, but with so much corruption I find it difficult to see through a clean free market. If people can not even go to the bathroom in true privacy, how can a market be free of abuses?

    So values, such as respect, have to be represented across the markets, across cultural differences, race, nationality, etc. And products and producers have to be accountable, not because of the fear of punishment, but because of pride on a great product or service. The longer the utility of such wonder the higher the value.

    If currency and markets are not clearly outlined for the public the lesser the chances of a free market economy.

    Assuming no corruption, the worst challenge is that of jobs for those in need. Every year that need will be proportional to number of people going into adulthood and acquiring self maintenance, graduated or not. So that maybe more, rather than less, companies are needed.

    More people will really mean more capital is needed to cover a larger economy.

    No one really talks about that, clearly, even economists!

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  19. greg

    Great job by Dr Paul ! Its a long race so stand strong. The media will continue to dismiss Dr Paul and that should be no surprise to all of us because we are fighting the elite regardless of the news network or party. Its simple, the Repubs dont like him because he is not part of their estabislhment he never has been. The demos dislike him because Dr Paul actually reflects the views of pure democratic voters that support anti-war and personal freedom. I think Dr Paul is right were he needs to be and we the people need to keep up the financial support even if its $50 a month and also continue to talk to friends, family and do what you can in your local community.

    Im excited at what I am seeing, Im seeing real hope for the future.

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  20. Chad

    Someone who is knowledgable in marketing should build the Ron Paul supporters a nice email message we can cut and paste to our own email contact list, so we can help promote. I've been sending various emails to my contacts supporting Paul using YouTube videos. I tell people that with a few clicks they could spread the word through their contact list. I want to help and I feel the internet is the best way to reach people. Ron Paul is a powerful man and appeals to people WHEN they get his message. Just think if everyone knew who Ron Paul was. He appeals to all walks of life. It ticks me off that the media always puts a bad spin on him. They also censor him. At this point time is on our side. We can reach a lot of people, let's keep this ball rolling and get the facts out. If someone doesn't make a nice message I will do one, but it probably wouldn't be as nice as someone who knows their way around the computer. Watch these. send them out.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HO6s2eq0cN8&annotation_id=annotation_56085&feature=iv

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fx_tKum1l6I&feature=related

    His political record begins @ 2:53 on this video

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pda-rT1sf2M&feature=fvwrel

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-nmev5ZMjPc&feature=related

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  21. G BORCHARDT

    Has anyone here heard from the RP camp with reaction to the recent poll??????

    ive been looking all over and nothing

    clearly lame stream media has nothing but where can i find any statments!??

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  22. Joe

    I appreciate Ron Paul's experience and wisdom.

    I must say however what should be obvious to all of his supporters and to Dr. Paul himself.

    If he does not learn quickly what it takes for him to overcome the mainstream media bias so as to break through to the people with his message, consider his fight for the white house as good as lost.

    His style of communicating his ideas reminds me of that of a professor's.
    He runs for the White House, however, and so it's inevitable that he MUST demonstrate to the American people WHY he qualifies for the highest office more so than his competitors and America needs to choose HIM over others.

    He is doing a bad job of it, unfortunately. He absolutely does not address the labels bestowed on him such as "radical", "extremest", " isolationist" .

    He needs to realize that this image stands in the way of his campaign and is being mercilessly planted into people's minds.

    Republican debates offer excellent venues for Paul to "remake" this image by showing that it's not his views that are radical but (as an example) 'meddling in the affairs of other nations is radical, going to wars is an extreme and radical foreign policy'.

    He needs to participate in the debates not just wait for somebody to either attack him or ask him a question because millions are watching him at home.

    At the last debate, for instance, if it were not for Rick Santorum picking a fight with Ron Paul, the good doctor might as well have stayed home.

    It would be helpful if his website included well articulated positions on the issues American people are concerned about (unemployment, social security, medicare etc...)

    Basically only when people start seeing Ron Paul for what he really is as opposed to what the media say he is - a viable candidate because of his fresh and clear constitutional vision - Ron Paul will find himself in the Oval office...

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  23. Joan

    You have to remember that Iowa is the Christian conservative vote. Huckabee won in Iowa because he is a Baptist minister. So for Ron Paul to have spent far less money than Bachmann, and Bachmann is far-right religious, whereas Ron Paul is not, Ron Paul did very well. It proves his message is getting out to all different groups of people in this country, IMO. He came in a close second by talking about ending the Fed and not having a a war in Iran in a place that typically votes on social issues.

    Go Ron Paul. I hope Fox can't stop him. I have been getting the word out about Ron Paul in political chatboards for about two years now and will continue to do so. Ron Paul has got to win or this country is finished.

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  24. BlackSunshine84

    Okay, one last thing and then I'm going to move on until I hear back from the Iowa GOP. Watch this video on CSPAN. At the very very beginning (look fast) before that guy starts talking, you can see CSPAN had a card for Michele Bachmann, but after he thanks everyone and leaves, they go straight to Santorum's card, skipping Dr. Paul altogether. Later on in the video, they reshow the cards, all the cards, including Bachmann and Dr. Paul.http://www.c-span.org/Events/Michele-Bachmann-Wins-Iowa-Straw-Poll/10737423441-10/
    The FOX News reporters on seen thought it odd enough that that guy didn't say how many votes Bachmann received before leaving stage, odd enough to comment on it.http://video.foxnews.com/v/1109442777001/michele-bachmann-wins-iowa-straw-poll/

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  25. George Washington

    Ron Paul 2012

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  26. Anthony

    Ron Paul 2012..Its not Left VS Right..But rather HUMANITY vs elitest..Spread the word!!

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  27. Michael

    Ron Paul should articulate his plan on unemployment and how to lower it. Right on! And he should articulate his plan on Social Security. Right on!

    And if he did then I could support Ron Paul too. Yeah, right on!

    There’s only one problem remaining. Ron Paul won’t do either and that’s why I don’t support him and I know that he will never get close to winning. Ron Paul’s great numbers in Iowa are wonderful and they tell us something. They tell us that Bawwwkman has about as much chance as Ron Paul. Zero! And it’s not hard to read between the lines here and see that you supporters of his know that too.

    And so who does have a chance? Well, that’s a difficult question now. Perry is just as wingnutty crazy as any of the baggers and he’s got way too many problems. He’s out. Ron Paul? Crazy! Bawwwkman? Just as crazy!

    How about Mitt Romney? Not crazy at least but not a candidate that the tea baggers could support. So who does that leave for president in 2012?
    Obama obviously.

    The results of this straw poll should give sane people a lot of hope now. The baggers are no longer taken seriously.

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    1. tm

      He did articulate his plan on unemployment. The plan is to lower taxes and to get rid of unnecessary taxes, to put golden and silver standard, to get rid of fed and printing new money and therefore inflation, to get rid of unnecessary laws in other words to put the wheels in motion. It is not presidents job to create jobs. President can do that only in public sector and then you have higher taxes and more new taxes. As for social security, the people who works pay social security and are secured and for those who can't work (physical or mental injuries) state will provide. All others can't be users of any social security.

      As for Obama he doesn't have any solutions for current state. (unemployment or social security included)

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  28. Asian voter

    When the media interviews Bawkman why does she sound like an un-educated Ron Paul?

    Ron Paul needs to find some sort of media outlet that will educate us all. The main stream media won't give him the time to say what he needs to say. If they did then then election is already over with a Ron Paul WIN!

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    1. kare

      Asian Voter,
      Your very correct that Ron Paul should find a media outlet that will let him speak. I have combed through as many past Ron Paul speeches as I could find on youtube and I cannot find where he has been wrong. I agree with 99.99% Ron Paul says. I personally think that if more Americans regardless of race, color, creed listened to Ron Paul he will be the next president of the U.S.A.

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  29. BlackSunshine84

    It's not being shown in all the results online, but I watched the poll on CSPAN and they said Scattering - 162 votes. (I don't believe it was a person's name because it didn't have any other info on the screen. I at first took it to be write-ins, but they had tallies for the write-ins... )That leaves 56 votes unaccounted for.
    Maybe it's no big deal, but we're not talking about a large number of votes to count here. The count could easily have been done with 100% accuracy. And ALL the candidates deserved better. Pawlenty dropped out after these results!
    Anyways, I have emailed the Iowa GOP and asked for an explanation. I'll let ya know if, when and what they respond.

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  30. Anthony

    In the 60s and 70s a MOVEMENT created civil rights and ended the vietnam war..NOT any legislature..The people came together and rallied against the powers that be..I think they were misguided and infiltrated by powers,that were NOT what started them.Exactly like what is going on with the Tea Party..This movement CAN and WILL start again..To ALL college students that support limited Government,free market,libertarian ideals..Go to your colleges and get support for Ron Paul..I will start with my local colleges,here in Southern Cali..Let this spread all across the USA,and we will not be stopped!!If Bachmann or Perry or even Obama get elected,we are looking down the barrel at world war 3..Bachmann herself has said nuclear war is not off the table..She and the rest are very Dangerous.They must be STOPPED!!Get out there and make a diffrence!!! We The People can do this!!!

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  31. Lily

    Don't listen to those who want you to run as an independent. No third party candidate will ever win. Anyone who wants to vote for the third party won't to avoid splitting the vote. If we really want to shake things up, we need to eliminate the parties we currently have. We need to clean out everyone in the legislative and executive branches, start over, and have an internal revolution of sorts resulting in more parties or better yet, no parties! It will never happen because too many people have their fingers in the pie from each party, and too many people feel the need to organize to protect their interests. Though enough fed up mice can kill the fat cat. But Ron Paul should continue on his path. He's proving that he has an impact and can change things with enough support from those who want something different.

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  32. Anthony

    If you guys remember the 2008 elections,and compare them to the present.You will notice ALOT of similarities.First,the media is cramming our choices down our throats!!And not just conservative media,but the liberal media is talking and promoting the same candidates..Now to another similaritie,the candidates that are being promoted,AGAIN have little to no experience..And yet another similaritie,would be how the current candidates are all about bad mouthing the current person in the White House..All of these things,were also going on in the 2008 elections..Have we not learned anything?It really blows my mind,that the Tea Party can back Bachmann or Perry,over Ron Paul..I think FAUX NEWS and the Rag Tag Cheer leaders,that have latched onto the Tea Party,have talked so much about HATING Obama,they have LOST there original meaning.Lets remind them WHEN,they started,and HOW!!! When you ask,when George the NEO CON Bush was still in office..How you ask,Mr Ron Paul himself..The Tea Party needs to get this message..It is VERY IMPORTANT,that they understand,they have been hijacked by silver tongue devils!! Exactly like the liberals,with Obama..

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  33. Jeff

    The missing votes are disconcerting, but they could have just been write-ins with a statistically insignificant total. I'm not going to speculate there.

    Regardless, a couple of hundred votes is the best lead Bachmann can manage under the following conditions: in her home state, spending substantially more money, 100 miles away from her home town where she announced her running less than two months earlier, and in a relatively small community setting. I think with those obvious advantages, it's pretty clear Paul won on merit of ideas alone, and pretty sad that Bachmann's plans are so bad that she nearly gets whooped under the aforementioned conditions.

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    1. BlackSunshine84

      The recorded McCotter's 35 votes, and like I said, the reported on CSPAN a scattering of 162 votes. That still leaves 56 votes unaccounted for, which makes the whole poll seem bogus.

      I believe I could count 16,892 votes 100% accurately...It's not such a large undertaking.

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  34. Chad

    Ron Paul actually received 41% of the vote like he would have in the past. Tim Pawlenty voters would have voted for Paul. I think Pawlenty stole a lot of Paul's and Bachmans thunder during that debate. Nobody on that stage wanted a piece of Pawlenty that night, but now that Pawlenty dropped out you can expect Ron to pull ahead. Bachmann and Pawlenty supporters are obviously deeply divided. You either support Bachmann or Pawlenty, but not both since they have very different views. Like I said Pawlenty happened to bring some serious heat that night and I think he took a lot of the Ron Paul supporters votes. I am a Paul supporter, but was quite honestly taken back by Pawlenty's knowledge and ability to bring the heat. Pawlenty did the right thing if he truly wants Obama out of office. The focus will be on Paul and Bachman now. The way I support Paul is by emailing his YouTube videos to my contact list. I will say some good things about him and tell people to forward the messages to their contacts. It is more sincere through email and people that are undecided tend to listen to their friends. If everyone forwarded to their contact list you can reach an exponential amount of people. Thanks Chad

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  35. AgreeToDisagree

    Dear Congressman Paul,

    Even though the below would include you as a person who has had multiple terms and 'massive' wealth, I'd like for you to spread this among Americans to set a precedent to end unlimited terms and plutocracy in Congress. As I have much regard for your attitude towards the 'masses', I will consider you as a upfront American who does not need and even dares rally the citizens of America to REMOVE unlimited terms in office for ALL echelons of Congress, even though you are a careerist politician who is effectively unlimited in term yourself ! Only a person who demands Fed Reserve disbanded (NGO anyway), or advocate PMs over fiat could think to do this, hence you are the politician to be contacted about this.

    Please promote to the Americans, that when in doubt, vote only for Joe Publics who are worth no more than 200K, and amendable to the pledge/questionairre issues below. Get them to ask their Governor candidate or Congressman candidate, current Governor or current Congressman to sign with a cam taking down the signing in the presence of as many media reporters or people as possible :

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1914864390044&set=o.318515515322&type=1&theater

    (Governor as an administrator descriptor needs reterming - who needs to be 'Governed' in this day and age - might as well be a Grand Vizier especially when compounded with limitless terms, worse if nepotistically handing the seat to a relative or family member as well - rename with a more power neutral term like State Administrator maybe?)

    Try the comment/response below for an idea of why laws need to be set up to prevent careerist politicians and limitless terms AT ALL LEVELS.
    http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?uid=318515515322&topic=13433

    If you can espouse and promote this form of TRUE democracy (not the partial representative one that USA has now) with all kinds of term limit protections and freedom promoting pledges, the citizens would certainly consider you the best candidate for president.

    Best wishes for your Presidential campaign (especially if you take up on the nepotism and term limit issue, the politicians in Asia are power mad and most have balked (via silence) or disinterest in erstwhile citizens as members of their political party because the 'Cult of Personality' political paradigm is still 3rd world fixated here.

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