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NH4RonPaul
05-26-2008, 05:39 PM
Little Valori is a threat but all the commies who run Obama's, Hillary's and McCain's campaigns :mad: are not.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/26/AR2008052601620.html

Not only that, they out and out libel Rand and Ron by stating Rand was paid this and that when he wasn't.

This was posted on DailyPaul by Nystrom for Rand and reposted here but in the wrong section.

MCockerill08
05-26-2008, 05:43 PM
This clown not only lied that RP revolutionaries support isolationism, but subtly implied that we want to "stick to our own kind."

The old race smear. Pathetic yellow journalism.

sidster
05-26-2008, 06:27 PM
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/05/26/AR2008052601620.html

Summary:

Paul has received relatively few votes in his insurgent bid for the Republican nomination


granddaughter Valori Pyeatt helps organize fundraising receptions and has been paid $17,157. Another granddaughter, Laura Paul ($2,724), handles orders for Ron Paul merchandise. Grandson Matthew Pyeatt ($3,251) manages his MySpace profile. Daughter Peggy Paul ($2,224) helps with campaign logistics. Paul's sons Rand and Robert and his daughter Joy Paul LeBlanc have all been paid for campaign travel and for appearing as surrogates at political events.
...
brother and daughter, naturally, who have been paid a combined $62,740 to handle the campaign's accounting
...
the fiance of one of the candidate's granddaughters (he has been paid $54,573)
...
Even after releasing a video on his Web site in March indicating that he no longer expected to win the Republican nomination, Paul has continued to collect and spend those riches
...
unlike other presidential candidates, Paul has also made room on his payroll for his extended brood.
....
Paul is drawing attention to his book, "The Revolution: A Manifesto,"
...
The parent company of the book's publisher, Hachette Book Group USA, also turns up as a vendor to the campaign. The Paul campaign paid the publisher $1,115 in April. Asked about the expense, [Jesse Benton, Paul's spokesman] said the campaign "purchased about 60 books to give to supporters."


"This was never intended to be a family business," [Melanie Sloan of the group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington] said. "The reason this is troubling is that it's not clear to donors whether their campaign donations are really going to support the candidacy or to support the family."


WOW! :) LOL.... I was thinking I'd find something outrageous here.
I wonder how much a web-master would've charged to take care of
Ron Paul's merchandise sales and another to manage his MySpace?
What do you think? Less than $5,975 (= $2,724 + $3,251)?? I
highly doubt that!

Geezz... give me a break!

Matthew Mosk if you are reading this, you are a sorry case for a
reporter and a douche for your insinuating comments and should
be sued for libel!

devil21
05-26-2008, 06:33 PM
*GASP*
There is no way in hell I can support a candidate that relies on his family to help run parts of his campaign at a reduced cost, instead of employing a overpaid staff of DC lobbyists. He just lost my vote. :rolleyes: :D

sidster
05-26-2008, 06:50 PM
This is my e-mail to Matthew Mosk using Washington Post's Web-Forms:



Subject: Pulitzer Prize!!!

Yes you! Matthew Mosk!

You have been awarded the Pulitzer Prize
for the piece uncovering the internals of
Ron Paul's campaign and exposing the dark
secret of his "family business"!

You worthless f=ck... do you have a clue as
to how much a web-master would charge to maintain
and run a merchandise sales site and how much
would another web-master charge to maintain a
MySpace page? Surely more than the $5,975
you insinuate was paid to Ron Paul's grandchildren!

I think you are a poor excuse of a reporter
and I do hope you get sued for libel!


Probably shouldn't have cursed, but someone should've! ;)

0zzy
05-26-2008, 06:52 PM
$5,965 to maintain a myspace page is quite a lot of money, actually.

angelatc
05-26-2008, 06:56 PM
yes, but just because wa po said that doesn't make it true

sidster
05-26-2008, 06:59 PM
$5,965 to maintain a myspace page is quite a lot of money, actually.

A) You didn't read the article
B) You are mis-quoting me.
C) You are wrong and have no clue about such rates


The grandson got paid $3,251 to maintain the MySpace page.
The $5,965 figure is the combined pay for the grandson maintaining
the MySpace page and the granddaughter maintaining/running the
merchandising site.

The pay btw, isn't clear based on the article is for how many hours
of work. Assuming it was for the entire campaign, that's over a year
long and counting. But lets be conservative and say for 100 days
at 8 hours a day and a rate of $35/hr (that's for a pro web-master
and that's a ridiculously LOW figure (depending on what you
expect of the web-master) that brings the total to:


100 days x 8 hrs / day x $35.0 / hr = $28,000

AisA1787
05-26-2008, 08:12 PM
Lame article.

But hey, it's better than Hillary who paid something like $4 million to her top adviser and we all see how far that's gotten her... from being the frontrunner last year to getting her a** kicked now.