For Immediate Release
RON PAUL MOVEMENT SPREADS THROUGHOUT
Americans in Europe for Ron Paul, a Bratislava-based organization, and Europeans for Ron Paul, a Munich-based organization, will be hosting “The Strasbourg Tea Party” Saturday and Sunday, December 15-16, 2007 in
The purpose of the event will be for leaders and members of the European-wide network of Ron Paul groups to network and to organize for the future of the European movement in support of the ideas of US presidential candidate Ron Paul.
“We are expecting larger crowds than we first thought,” said Allan Stevo, co-founder of Americans in
The Strasbourg Tea Party will be part of an extensive international grassroots effort in celebration of the Boston Tea Party of 1773 in which American colonists dropped tea into the
“We raised $4.3 million at the last event, I think we’ll double it at this one,” said an American supporter of Ron Paul in
Ron Paul is a physician and a 10-term Congressman from
Ron Paul’s campaign was the first to post real time fundraising results online (see: RonPaul2008.com) and has shown greater success in fundraising from individuals than any other
“This is truly a grassroots movement,” comments Americans in
On November 5, a group of volunteers unaffiliated with the campaign raised $4.3 million with an average donation/person of a little over $100.
“There has never been a political movement like this,” says Americans in Europe for Ron Paul co-founder Allan Stevo, “the media refuses to take notice of this man, so tens of thousands of people throughout the US and the world, get on the internet and talk about him, he is an un-elected US president yet there is a movement throughout the world in favor of him. This is the first time an un-elected
In the last few days, a journalist at the strongly neo-conservative National Review, John Derbyshire, broke ranks with the magazine and came out in support of Ron Paul. “This is a crack in the dyke,” said Novak, “we are going to start seeing others from the neo-conservative movement coming out in support of Ron Paul as well.”
Even old-guard, Republican party organized straw polls show Ron Paul to be above the competition. Media organized phone polls generally show him to be behind the competition. The anti-Paul Fox News runs regular call-in polls after debates that almost always show Paul with overwhelming support among viewers, to which Fox political pundits respond in distaste. “But it is clear that someone out there is supporting him, and the traditional methods of finding who those people are just don’t seem to be working. Come January, we will see if our man has a chance to be President of the
The first round of the elections will take place beginning January 3, 2008 in
As the Iowa Caucus nears, groups of Ron Paul supporters from all over the world, including here in Bratislava, have participated in an unprecedented grassroots movement to send letters to all 700,000 Iowa “no party” voters. "We are targeting to send nearly 1,000,000 personal letters to voters in early primary states, and have already sent nearly 500,000 to
“If you believe that it’s the mainstream media that decides how a nation votes, then you would never expect Paul in office, but if you believe the people can think for themselves, I think you’ll start wanting to pay attention to Ron Paul, because despite the mainstream media blackout of Paul, his campaign, in several areas of measurement, has been growing exponentially since July ’07” said Stevo.
Americans in Europe for Ron Paul hosts regular Wednesday night meetings at Next Apache, Panenska 28,
More information can be found by contacting: AmericansInEuropeForRonPaul@gmail.com