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  1. When all seems less than hopeful...

    The predicament of humanity, when carefully considered, is such that one cannot be blamed for that feeling of doom that arises within him - the feeling that our posterity has no future worth contemplating. I pity the children coming up today in the USA, for their world is very different and very much diminished from what it once was and what it might be. Despite this sad truth, the potential for restoration has not quite yet been fully extinguished and so long as even the smallest shred of hope ...
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  2. Never Trust Anyone Who Hasn't Been Punched in the Face - Takimag

    Quote Originally Posted by amy31416 View Post
    I'm willing to make a man of the Collins (but only in this sense.) Would that make him more trustworthy though? I have my doubts....

    Man, sometimes I just need to shut up.
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  3. Why I Support Ron Paul

    [Originally posted here, at my personal blog].

    Between covering electoral politics on several blogs, getting active in the Republican Party, and attending an extremely liberal and politically active college, one question appears often: who do you support for President?

    That question came up again while I was watching the last presidential primary debate. I was surrounded by friends of numerous political varieties, and we went around a circle explaining our candidate ...
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  4. Is there a mainstream media conspiracy to ignore Ron Paul?

    The question often arises, "is there a media conspiracy against Ron Paul"? Conspiracy is a loaded term, often used as an ad hominem attack to discredit people, so perhaps it is better to take a common sense approach, and focus more on human nature, and less on terminology.

    Political entertainers such as Jon Stewart on The Daily Show have made compelling cases that the treatment of Ron Paul is less than fair and balanced. Jon Stewart's commentary on the Iowa Straw Poll results, ...
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  5. Canvassing Strategy Learned from 2008 State Assembly Campaign

    Quote Originally Posted by BrendanWenzel View Post
    Was talking to a few people about what we did in California in 2008 and felt like maybe we could use some of these techniques when we start picking up on the canvassing part of the campaign.

    One of the most important things we stressed was having good notes. What issues were most important to that person? Are they a supporter, possible supporter or are they definitely not voting for our guy? We kept meticulous notes on almost everything. Mainly because we walked these houses about
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