liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,
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Ron Paul fan plans during the Republican Convention

http://www.startribune.com/templates/Print_This_Story?sid=27695239
http://www.rallyfortherepublic.com
See also: http://www.gopconvention2008.com/

--ronvoy = fleet of vehicles going to the rally for the republic
--nearly 9,800 tickets have been sold
--platform: pro-individual liberty, pro-civil liberties, pro-Paul, anti-war, anti-govt regulation, anti-immigration, anti-taxes, anti-Federal Reserve, anti-outsourcing
--purpose: show that the Campaign for Liberty and the Revolution are not going away
--people walking from Green Bay, Wis to the rally: Walk4Freedom
--Paul's presidential bid set a record for single-day fundraising on the Web
--Ron Paul placed second, ahead of Republican John McCain in Nevada and Montana
--Ron Paul drew 14 percent from McCain in New Mexico
--Paul has no speaking role at the GOP convention, though he was willing, he was rejected
--Real Politics Training School, 500 tickets sold for $85 each
--speakers include: former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, tax activist Grover Norquist, former California Rep. Barry Goldwater Jr., political commentator Tucker Carlson, former two-term New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson and of course, obstetrician and congressman Dr. Paul
--music: Sara Evans (country); Aimee Allen (pop, best known song "Cooties" from Hairspray, also does the "Ron Paul Anthem"; and Jimmie Vaughan (Texan, blues guitar).
--camping is allowed, and they're also calling it: Ronstock '08
Tags: politics, republicans, ron paul
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