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Ron Paul Announces Ambitious ‘Plan to Restore America’ PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Drew Ivers   
Monday, 24 October 2011 15:15
Realistic solutions to spending, tax challenges
LAKE JACKSON, Texas – The Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign announced the release of Dr. Paul’s “Plan to Restore America,” an ambitious federal government spending, tax and reform blueprint that as President he will implement.

The plan, authored by Paul’s campaign staff at his direction, promises to restore the federal government to its former Constitutionally-limited, smaller-government and less-burdensome place.  The plan cuts $1 trillion in federal spending during the first year of a Paul Presidency and delivers a balanced budget in year three of a Paul Presidency. 

“Ron Paul’s plan is the only one that seriously addresses the economic and budgetary problems our nation faces. It cuts $1 trillion in one year, and slashes regulations and taxes so our economy can grow and create jobs,” said Ron Paul 2012 National Campaign Chairman Jesse Benton, a plan co-author.

“It’s the only plan offered by a presidential candidate that actually balances the budget and begins to pay down the debt.  And it’s the only plan being offered that tries to reign in the Federal Reserve and get inflation under control.”

Cuts totaling $1 trillion during the first year of a Paul Presidency would be achieved by eliminating five federal cabinet departments – the Departments of Energy, Housing and Urban Development, Commerce, Interior and Education.  Cuts of this scale will also be accomplished by a Paul Presidency abolishing the Transportation Security Administration and returning responsibility for security to private property owners, abolishing corporate subsidies, stopping foreign aid, ending foreign wars, and returning most other spending to 2006 levels.

To view Dr. Paul’s “Plan to Restore America” in full, please click here.

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Ron Paul to Make Major Announcement in Las Vegas PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Richard Martin   
Monday, 24 October 2011 15:13
LAKE JACKSON, Texas – 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul will hold a press conference to make a major announcement during a Nevada campaign visit.

The event will take place on Monday, October 17th at 3:00 p.m. Pacific time in the Casanova Room of the Venetian Resort and Casino, located at 3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89109.

The event is free and open to the public.  There will be two press risers with two multiple feed boxes.  Due to the high volume of requests, members of the media are asked to RSVP by sending an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Details of the event are as follows.  Please note time zone.

Monday, October 17, 2011

3:00 p.m. Pacific
Ron Paul “Restore America Plan” Press Conference
Casanova Room, Casino Level
Venetian Resort and Casino
3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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Ron Paul Presidential Campaign Announces New Prolife Ad Buy PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Drew Ivers   
Monday, 24 October 2011 15:11
‘Life’ features Paul’s prolife physician background
LAKE JACKSON, Texas – The Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign announced today the launch of a new prolife advertisement as part of its ongoing weeks-long, million-plus dollar ad buy.

The ad, titled ‘Life,’ will air beginning today on broadcast and cable television in Iowa and on radio in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. 

The ad features Dr. Paul’s recollection of his early years as a physician.  In particular, he recounts a time when he witnessed the tragic irony surrounding urgent medical care provided, and denied, to a wanted baby delivered prematurely and an unwanted baby that survived a late-term abortion.  

“This whole notion of life not being valuable just is something I was never able to accept,” Dr. Paul says in his ad.

Dr. Paul is by trade an OB-GYN who personally delivered more than 4,000 babies.

To view the ad, please click here.
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"Plastic Men" to Air Preceding CNN Debate October 18 PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Michael Elliott   
Monday, 24 October 2011 15:10
Revolution PAC's Ron Paul ad targeting integrity-deficient rivals to make national TV debut.

Northbrook, IL - October 13, 2011

Revolution PAC has secured three 60-second national prime time spots to air its acclaimed ad "Plastic Men" in conjunction with next week's CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate. Featured by USA Today and The Wall Street Journal when it launched in mid-September and logging more than 100,000 YouTube views since that time, the video sharply differentiates limited government champion and fiscal hawk Congressman Ron Paul from his establishment-driven GOP rivals.

The CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate will be broadcast live from Las Vegas at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on October 18.

Revolution PAC expects the airing of "Plastic Men" to further diminish Rick Perry, who has plummeted in the polls and failed to impress in recent debates, as a viable option for conservative leaders. Perry's Texas executive order requiring HPV vaccinations, Mitt Romeny's Massachusetts health care mandate and the economic miscues of a host of Republican candidates are spotlighted in the ad.

"'Plastic Men' is an exercise in distinguishing Ron Paul's consistent, principled record from those of the GOP field's many pretenders," explains Revolution PAC Advisory Board member Gary Franchi. "Unabashed TARP supporters Mitt Romney and Herman Cain, for instance, stand in stark contrast to Ron Paul, who began warning of the housing collapse in 2001 and who has never voted for a bailout. The media consistently downplays Dr. Paul's prescience on this and other vital issues; Revolution PAC aims to correct any misperceptions."

Timing of the ad, Franchi continues, could not be better. "Cain was caught this week brazenly denying his criticism of Ron Paul's Audit the Fed push. Now that the investigation has proven fruitful, revealing $16 trillion in previously undisclosed loans by the Federal Reserve to foreign and domestic banks, Cain claims to support transparency."

The bottom line message of "Plastic Men" is clear, insists Franchi. "Regardless of slick packaging, political expediency will not win votes in 2012."

Rep. Paul's strong states' rights outlook engenders strong support for his campaign throughout the West. In September, Paul won the California GOP Straw Poll by a wide margin. In the 2008 GOP presidential primaries, he earned second place-finishes in Nevada, Montana, Idaho and New Mexico.

A recent Harris Poll showed Ron Paul prevailing over Barack Obama 51 percent to 49 percent in a general election race.

Revolution PAC is bolstering Ron Paul's consistent, constitutional message with targeted TV advertising campaigns complemented by billboards and radio ads in key primary states. Unlimited donations by individuals, businesses and organizations are being accepted by Revolution PAC to support that effort.

http://RevolutionPAC.com

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Ron Paul to Make Far-Reaching Visit to Iowa PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Drew Ivers   
Monday, 17 October 2011 14:58
Consequential visit includes outreach to core voters
LAKE JACKSON, Texas– 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul will campaign in Iowa for two days.  
The visit will occur on Friday-Saturday, October 21st- 22ndand will encompass three postponed campaign stops previously meant for earlier in the month, as well as a series of new events.

“Perhaps it was for the better that the prior one-day visit was re-organized since its elements are inserted into what will be a memorable, far more comprehensive visit to the Hawkeye State,” said Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Iowa Chairman Drew Ivers.  

“Over the course of two days Ron Paul will reach out to media, manufacturing workers, voters at town hall meetings, college-age youth and persons of faith.  We expect this visit’s impact to exceed that of any past visit, save for the generous amount of time Dr. Paul spent in the run-up to his near-statistical tie at the Ames Straw Poll,” said Mr. Ivers.

Details of the events are as follows.  All times Central.

Friday, October 21, 2011
10:00 a.m.
Interviewed live in-studio w/ Jan Mickelson
WHO Radio - 1040am
2141 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, 50312

12:00 p.m.
Plant Tour & Meeting w/ American Wind Energy Association*
TPI Composites
2300 N 33rd Avenue E
Newton, IA 50208

3:00 p.m.
Davenport Town Hall Meeting
Figge Art Museum – John Deere Auditorium
225 West 2nd Street
Davenport, IA 52801

5:30 p.m.
Burlington Town Hall Meeting
Pzazz Convention and Event Center - Huckleberry Hall
3001 Winegard Drive
Burlington, IA 52601

8:00 p.m.
Speech
Ron Paul Celebrates Homecoming with Youth for Ron Paul
University of Iowa Memorial Union - Main Lounge
125 N. Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242

Saturday, October 22, 2011
10:00 a.m.  
Des Moines Town Hall
Embassy Suites on the River
101 E. Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

5:00 p.m.  
Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition Presidential Candidate Forum
Iowa State Fairgrounds - Knapp Learning Center
3000 E. Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
This event is open to the public, but tickets are required and available online at ffciowa.com, or by calling (515)225-1515.


*Open to media; not a public event.

 
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