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Since We're Talking of Campaigns... - Any way we can begin to get information out to people is always good. :) If you need assistance, I'm sure someone can step in and step up. We need to rely on alternate media to get people aware so that they have to listen. I've been thi Tom K. Jun 10, 2007 10:37 AM
You Tube campaign - I have an idea for a you tube campaign that might be effective. I know that Ron Paul and his views are well represented on you tube but I thought of a way that we could make people more aware of the issues and what is really going on in our coun NickR Jun 10, 2007 10:31 AM - Interesting breakdown of signed supporters by state. If you haven't signed up maybe now would be good? :) -DaveP­ex.php?act=ls DaveP Jun 10, 2007 3:54 AM
Summary of Pittsburgh Meetup Group - June 9th 2007 - Good Evening, I just wanted to post the highlights of today's meetup session for those who were not able to attend. We had another excellent session today and a very productive gathering at that. We talked about some of the issues a Tom K. Jun 9, 2007 9:50 PM
New Event: Ron Paul Sign Making Party!!! - Announcing a new event for Pittsburgh and Western PA Ron Paul 2008 Meetup Group! What: Ron Paul Sign Making Party!!! When: Sunday, June 24, 12:00 PM Where: Click the link below to find out! Event Description: Ha Tom K. Jun 9, 2007 8:08 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] signage - I'm going to write a more detailed summary later, but we have some people who were at the meeting today who said they should be able to blow up the signs to a larger size without distortion. Dan sullivan <[address removed]> wrote Tom K. Jun 9, 2007 2:55 PM
Women for Ron Paul - We really need to get some women to educate and distribute Ron Paul stuff at this upcoming event. Mt. Lebanon -- Mt. Lebanon Council of Republican Women will hold a community Flag Day family picnic at 6 Andy Jun 9, 2007 11:35 AM
Re: [ronpaul-97] signage - On 8 Jun 2007 at 18:00, Michael Barthelemy wrote: > That jpeg wont blow up very well into a lawn sign. It is just way too > small for anything larger than letter size. If we have contact with > the national folks we should ask if they could post Dan s. Jun 9, 2007 11:10 AM
RE: [ronpaul-97] signage - Adam Jun 8, 2007 9:32 PM
Seven Simple Secrets About Literature - Seven Simple Secrets About Literature By Mark Montini | Category: Communication Every campaign has it. And every campaign can make it better without much work. What is it? Literature. Here are seven simple secrets you can use to improve your Richard Jun 8, 2007 8:44 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Radio ads - Nice, I will create the account, and take care of the money issue. :) On 6/8/07, Mike Tennant < [address removed] > wrote: julian Jun 8, 2007 7:29 PM
Radio ads - Hi Erasmo I only have laptop and mic, and no experience in produce radio ads, I wonder we could just copy some of Dr. Paul's speach, and ask people to visit (maybe local Pittsb julian Jun 8, 2007 6:54 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Online Chat - How about this then? Why don't we plan for a chat between 5:30 and 7 pm, since everyone seems to like that, tomorrow, at Mike's website? Go to Tom K. Jun 8, 2007 6:51 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Online Chat - Okay, Mike has an excellent suggestion and a convenient client. Rather than all of us shooting out e-mail after e-mail, let's gather there at a certain time. When would it be convenient for us to conduct this meeting? "Erasmo Bel Tom K. Jun 8, 2007 6:43 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Online Chat - I will back from CA next monday, anyone help me create the first Ron Paul radio ads? On 6/8/07, julian < [address removed] > wro julian Jun 8, 2007 6:34 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Online Chat - I set up it has blog, forum and many other features. also digg this out julian Jun 8, 2007 6:04 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] signage - That jpeg wont blow up very well into a lawn sign. It is just way too small for anything larger than letter size. If we have contact with the n Mike B. Jun 8, 2007 6:00 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] signage - Go with poly bag signs. Cheaper postage. Easier to ship. They're dual purpose. Not only can they be used as 2 sided yard signs, but they can be split into 2 signs for display on flat surfaces (2 signs for the price of 1). On a side note- my mo Richard Jun 8, 2007 5:41 PM
Actual Organization - Hi Everyone, We have a lot of great ideas being produced right now and I think this is crucial for the vitality and success of our group. However, I also think we need to focus them down to a few projects and really work on making these into s Tom K. Jun 8, 2007 5:34 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points (Hometown Hero) - On 6/7/07, Bradley A. Porter < [address removed] > wrote: julian Jun 8, 2007 5:27 PM
RE: [ronpaul-97] Action Points (Hometown Hero) - As far as advertising in newspapers go, it's more effective and cost efficient to go with inserts rather than ads. You can have a batch of 2 sided fliers (loaded with far more info than a block ad)printed up and the newspaper publisher will place them Richard Jun 8, 2007 5:20 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Event planners - I agree. Having someone in charge of events would be an excellent start. :) Dan sullivan <[address removed]> wrote: Tom K. Jun 8, 2007 5:10 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] signage - That is it. We could get that printed posted on some coroplast. The question is just how many do we order. Obviously, you get a better deal buying in bulk. Christa <[address removed]> wrote: Tom K. Jun 8, 2007 5:09 PM
Event planners - On 8 Jun 2007 at 14:59, Erasmo Belfiore Jr. wrote: > I think a barbeque might be a good start, as long as we > advertise it properly. Also, timing is important for outdoor > events. It will be important to pick a date not so far in > advance that we Dan s. Jun 8, 2007 4:57 PM
RE: [ronpaul-97] Action Points - A City Paper ad urging democrats to change their voter registration to Republican for the primaries (someone with a good sense of humor can have a field day with this one)... DEMOCRATS! The GOP wants YOU!!! Listing the reasons WHY a democrat shou Adam Jun 8, 2007 2:29 PM
RE: [ronpaul-97] Action Points - The other thing I think everyone has to remember is we're all volunteers. So, it's not really as simple as just going out there and telling people do this or do that. I thought about doing that because a number of these things occurred to me, Tom K. Jun 8, 2007 2:02 PM
RE: [ronpaul-97] Action Points - That makes a lot of sense to me. I am waiting until after the Saturday meeting to get all the information from the members who were not available to attend either meeting. I've made an effort to ask the people who have more experience (at leas Tom K. Jun 8, 2007 1:56 PM
Focus on the tasks - I like the can-do attitude of many on this list, and I would remind everyone that we need to focus on what we are doing and simply accept what Ron Paul is doing, for our purpose is not to change Ron Paul on this or that issue, or on this or that sty Dan s. Jun 8, 2007 1:52 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] signage - There really isn't a single sign that is campaign authorized though. There are the most commonly used ones, which are the ones being put out through Ron Paul HQ and the Ron Paul Revolution, but they only have the buttons and the bumper sticker for Tom K. Jun 8, 2007 1:39 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points - The campaign is mailing us a big stack of those trifold brochures. I expect they'll arrive within two weeks. I think having buzzworthy pieces is great. You know, I'd love to have us sponsor some sort of contest where art people submitte Tom K. Jun 8, 2007 1:37 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] signage - I'm inclined to use the official Ron Paul signs, sight unseen. Having one single sign has "branding" value in that people will more quickly recognize that there are so many signs for Ron Paul if they are all the same. -ds On 7 Jun 2007 at 23:2 Dan s. Jun 8, 2007 1:36 PM
Ron Paul: Campaign 2008, presidential candidates, news, polls, elections - Re:­olitics/election2008/ron-paul.­htm I cannot believe that with the vast majority of the public wanting a new direction in Iraq that you would state the *opinion* that "his campaign is largely symbolic" and "it's ha DaveP Jun 8, 2007 1:33 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points - Erasmo Belfiore Jr. wrot DaveP Jun 8, 2007 1:10 PM
signage - Another question comes to mind: Do you want to just purchase the signs that are available in a few other places (, (, or do you want to seriously look into designing our own and getting it out there.  Tom K. Jun 7, 2007 11:27 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points (Hometown Hero) - I'd be more than happy to do whatever I can at CMU. Obviously, that's more effective in the Fall. :) If people have specific ideas/suggestions/desires as far as that stuff goes though, be thinking of them. I'll see if I Bradley A. P. Jun 7, 2007 10:53 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points (Hometown Hero) - We should really have college coordinators. I wonder if Brad would want to do that at CMU, considering he goes there. I'm not sure if we have any Pitt students, but we could arrange something fairly easily I'd imagine. julian < Tom K. Jun 7, 2007 9:56 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points (Hometown Hero) - great idea, how about speach @ CMU or UPitt? On 6/7/07, Ron Bird Jr < [address removed] > wrote: julian Jun 7, 2007 9:54 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points (Hometown Hero) - Well, the question is just what do we do? It's pretty easy to find and target events we can visit as a starting point. We just need to think of groups where we want to be heard, and make the arrangements ahead of time. We'll need some ma Tom K. Jun 7, 2007 9:35 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points (Hometown Hero) - I don't disagree. I think, however, that we should try to arrange things where we can draw more people than those we know or meet in passing. Like I said, we need an event. The question is just what everyone wants to do and what they're Tom K. Jun 7, 2007 9:30 PM
RE: [ronpaul-97] Action Points (Hometown Hero) - I know Doug is taking action to arrange for us to have a booth at that gun show in Washington. That's a chance to access a really strong base of voters. Plus, it's a good environment for us. I think the smartest way to expand at this mo Tom K. Jun 7, 2007 9:26 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] great news - Ron Paul - Five Million Dollar Man The dream can be real! On 6/7 julian Jun 7, 2007 7:37 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] re: action points - Hey all - here is a poster (11x17") that I whipped up yesterday. Enjoy. Especially the Ayn Rand fans. :) -DaveP DaveP Jun 7, 2007 6:30 PM
Ron Paul coming to Pittsburgh - Details are still coming in on this one, but the campaign told me that Ron Paul would be in Pittsburgh on Friday August 3rd, and there is an event at 10:30 am. I don't have any more details yet, but I'm working on getting those for you. Things are still Tom K. Jun 7, 2007 6:19 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points (Hometown Hero) - I got Jon Delano waiting to interview Ron Paul next time the Congressman comes back home to Pittsburgh. Delano tells me he contacted RP's campaign co-ordinator in Texas, and is waiting on a date. I think we've reached the point where we need to move Richard Jun 7, 2007 6:00 PM
re: action points - I think you all have great ideas. I really think Mike has a terrific suggestion in trying to get a youtube network going and then getting some in-depth interviews. I'm telling you this network could be huge. We'd have real news. True coverag Tom K. Jun 7, 2007 4:54 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points - Preview not available DaveP Jun 7, 2007 12:19 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points - I have experience as a makeup artist for film, print, and television and would be more than happy to put my brushes to work. On 6/7/07, Erasmo Belfiore Jr. < Chris Jun 7, 2007 12:12 PM
Re: CNN Poll - Hey all - check out the CNN poll results...10909 RP votes to Rudy's 2562:­08/debates/scorecard/gop.debat­e/results.html Not bad for a guy they gave a whopping (so I read on a blog post) 5 minutes 51 seconds out of 2 HO DaveP Jun 6, 2007 11:34 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points - Hello Everyone, julian Jun 6, 2007 6:40 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points - You might also want to try putting out a call for recruits from the West Virginia Libertarian E-mail group. [address removed] --- Richard wrote: > Hey Tom, > I live in Uniontown. Uniontown and Morgantown > are 20 Richard Jun 6, 2007 2:50 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Action Points - Hey Tom, I live in Uniontown. Uniontown and Morgantown are 20 minutes distance. Might I suggest merging Mo'town into the U'town grouping. --- Tom Kawczynski wrote: ------------------------------­--- Hell Richard Jun 6, 2007 2:30 PM
Action Points - Hello Everyone, As I rush to finish this before the debate, there are two key action points I want to start moving on at this moment. 1) We need to begin finding delegates. Is there someone wanting to coordinate this e Tom K. Jun 5, 2007 6:59 PM
Meeting Summary - June 4, 2007 - After each meeting, I intend to post (or make sure that someone posts) a summary of key items discussed, action points raised, and anything else relevant to ensure all members are informed of where we are heading. We started off the meeting wit Tom K. Jun 5, 2007 6:51 PM
New Event: Saturday Meeting - June 9, 2007 - Announcing a new event for Pittsburgh and Western PA Ron Paul 2008 Meetup Group! What: Saturday Meeting - June 9, 2007 When: Saturday, June 9, 11:00 AM Where: Click the link below to find out! Event Description: Tom K. Jun 2, 2007 3:08 AM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Campaign Update - my Ron Paul screen Saver­nPaulScr.exe On 6/1/07, Tom < julian Jun 1, 2007 8:01 PM
Campaign Update - Good Evening, I had the opportunity to participate in a conference call this evening with the Ron Paul Campaign and with many of the other Organizers on the east coast. There was much good information shared and we were able to learn more abou Tom K. Jun 1, 2007 7:16 PM
Pennsylvania Lobby Day - June 6 from Mary Lou - Mary Lou Gartner <[address removed]> wrote: From: "Mary Lou Gartner" <[address removed]> To: <Undisclosed-Recip Andy May 30, 2007 5:25 PM
Ron Paul in post-gazette, -­/07144/788650-294.stm julian May 30, 2007 2:06 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] June 4th Meetup!!! -­/07148/789545-294.stm the paper talked about Ron Paul, Tom, maybe you can write an artiles for post-gazette by the way, my Ron Paul Screensaver is julian May 30, 2007 2:03 PM
June 4th Meetup!!! - Hello, I wanted to give you all an update ahead of the Monday meeting. I have had the opportunity to speak with a number of the other organizers, and you'll be happy to know that groups like ours across this entire nation are working to get ou Tom K. May 29, 2007 9:37 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Researching potential Ron Paul supporters - I wrote a Ron Paul screen saver:­nPaulScr.exe On 5/29/07, A < julian May 29, 2007 5:03 PM
Researching potential Ron Paul supporters - One tactic I?d like to use to help get Ron Paul into office would be to identify the 5% of our citizenry who are leaders, who?d be interested in doing a little more than just visiting the polls, and who share our concerns and passions Andy May 29, 2007 4:59 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Inexpensive Ron Paul signs / window signs - Spread them around! Forward the files to others to use too. "Erasmo Belfiore Jr." <[address removed]> wrote: Good Id Andy May 26, 2007 11:43 AM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Revised labels - Attached are the two label files I described earlier. I revised them slightly. Please use these instead of the ones I provided earlier, which you should discard. Thanks. Andrew Maul < Andy May 25, 2007 6:30 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Inexpensive Ron Paul signs / window signs - Hi. Most people who get bumper stickers don't put them on their bumpers, but tape them to the inside of their rear windows. Well you can do that for basically any small sign. Attached I ha Andy May 25, 2007 6:26 PM
re: bumper stickers and yard signs - I'm looking into what it might cost to purchase some yard signs and bumper stickers for distribution. I can afford to buy some, but my means are somewhat limited. Please think if this is something that you would potentially be interested in considering, Tom K. May 25, 2007 7:14 AM
Good Ideas - Welcome to all our new members. To those of you with whom I've had the chance to speak personally, I just want to thank you again. To our newest members, I'm glad you're here and hope to get to know you as well. I've been reading about some p Tom K. May 25, 2007 6:19 AM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Inexpensive Ron Paul labels - Attached I created some inexpensive promotional label templates which you can print on any color printer. I suggest using the 1x4 Avery 5161 labels. You'll get 20 of these labels for every page. Wear them at events, Andy May 24, 2007 3:08 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Welcome Everyone - hi guys, please use as our site, put ur blogs in :) and I gave Tom about 50 buttons, please get buttons from him :) On 5/22/07, julian May 23, 2007 8:21 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Welcome Everyone - thanks, Tom I made for Ron Paul On 5/22/07, Tom < quantum julian May 22, 2007 8:07 PM
Welcome Everyone - I wanted to say welcome to all our new members and share once again how excited I am for this upcoming meeting. As of the current time, it looks like we're going to have somewhere around twenty people for this get together, although the numbers continue Tom K. May 22, 2007 8:01 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Where should we hold the meeting??? - http://thecaucus.blogs.nytimes­.com/2007/05/21/ron-pauls-web-­of-support/ I posted the first comment! On 5/21/07, julian May 22, 2007 11:59 AM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Where should we hold the meeting??? - I am a Googler in Pittsburgh, I have 100 Ron Paul buttons, however, I will fly to CA this Thu, and back 6/11, so anyone live near CMU, please come to me, and get some of the buttons. my office number is[masked] julian May 21, 2007 9:47 PM
Where should we hold the meeting??? - Good Evening, I just wanted to welcome all the new members, and say how excited I Tom K. May 21, 2007 6:47 PM
Re: [ronpaul-97] Planning - my 100 buttons has arrived, I am in CIC building near CMU campus, anyone want one, email me On 5/20/07, Tom < quantumquiescence@yaho julian May 21, 2007 1:28 PM
Planning - Hello Everyone, I'm glad you all have joined the group and I'm looking forward to our first meeting. My hope is that we can organize a meeting in the next week or so, and then get together to see what we can accomplish. This should be Tom K. May 20, 2007 4:23 PM

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