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Sunday, December 16, 2007

  The weather conspiracy vs Ron Paul

Down here in Columbia, SC, rain poured all night, dawn was windy and chilly, and the blimp couldn't fly...

About 250 people made it to the Boston Teaparty rally in Boston. It's sleeting and miserable up there, almost impossible to get around...

Cold and windy in Columbus, the rally here for Ron Paul got moved to a local brewpub called "The flying saucer", a highly ironic tip O' a pint towards Kucinich's affection for the things. I've seen some iced teas going around, but it's been mostly beer. Good bear... beer, I mean.... the waitresses make you finish your beer and then insist on suggesting another (good) one. Up on the big screen, the latest donation totals for the campaign are up, it's not even 5PM yet, and breaking the November 5th record is nigh. The fund raiser just broke 4 million.

The spoof's parody interview with Dick Cheney about Paul The Ron Paul Rebellion will be Crushed just went around for a lot of laughter...

The force is strong with this one, one said.

I had a chance to sit and talk with a multitude of people, including Trevor, and shoot some video. My batteries are running dry... but I think I'll toss another 100 bucks into the kitty soon....

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