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Bigger, and a Better Theme

Much as I enjoyed the November 5th "money bomb," and much as it exceeded my expectations, the theme was a bit obscure and perhaps just a bit racy for a presidential campaign. But could you think of a better theme than the Boston Tea Party? Brilliant. One must wonder if the clever "nobody" who organized this, who doesn't work for the campaign and whom Paul has never met, had this in mind all along. Now, with more time in which to sign up pledges, a far better American Revolution theme, and the benefit of both hindsight and the confidence of success, I won't be the slightest bit surprised to see the one-day fund raising record reset to over $10 million. The sign up rate is far out pacing that last effort. Not only that, but while 17,500 people signed up for Nov 5th, about double that actually contributed. The best quote about all this I've seen lately goes to Paul Gottfried. He is a wonderful embarrassment to our two odious national parties. Hell ya. You know what? I could care less if the country does go to hell in a handbasket because of what Paul is doing. Fuck you if...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2021, contains 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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