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It's going to be hard for the 2008 election industry to ignore what happened in Ron Paul's campaign this last week. Some are going to to report it, so others won't want to be seen as missing a real story. Maybe you recall the press he got at the end of last quarter, when it was learned he had more cash on hand than McCain. Once that got out, news outlets were compelled to deal with it. It's a matter of getting the snowball rolling, and this might do it, again. A little less than a week ago, Paul's campaign set out to finish the quarter with a bang, by raising a half-million in the final five days of the quarter. When that goal was hit at about the halfway point, they increased the goal to $1 million. At this writing, they stand at having raised $1,057,000 and there's still nearly a day left. I don't vote, but I did kick in $200 for my part, and I'll continue to do so over time. I still think actually winning is a very long shot, but it's worth getting his message out. Just seeing the cheers he gets in the various...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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