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I’ll do it, but only if you’ll help

Pledge “RonPaul2008”

"I will pledge 200 dollars to Ron Paul for President 2008 but only if 199 other people will pledge 200 Dollars."

— Nathan L McDonald, Concerned American

Deadline to sign up by: 21st June 2007
126 people signed up, 73 more were needed

Country: United States

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Ron Paul needs our help raising money. He gives us "Hope for

Congressman Paul’s consistent voting record prompted one of his congressional colleagues to say, “Ron Paul personifies the Founding Fathers' ideal of the citizen-statesman. He makes it clear that his principles will never be compromised, and they never are." Another colleague observed, "There are few people in public life who, through thick and thin, rain or shine, stick to their principles. Ron Paul is one of those few."

Brief Overview of Congressman Paul’s Record
He has never voted to raise taxes.
He has never voted for an unbalanced budget.
He has never voted for a federal restriction on gun ownership.
He has never voted to raise congressional pay.
He has never taken a government-paid junket.
He has never voted to increase the power of the executive branch.

He voted against the Patriot Act.
He voted against regulating the Internet.
He voted against the Iraq war.

He does not participate in the lucrative congressional pension program.
He returns a portion of his annual congressional office budget to the U.S. treasury every year.

Congressman Paul introduces numerous pieces of substantive legislation each year, probably more than any single member of Congress.

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  • Absoltely. I've just donated the maximum the other day, but I can support his campaign in other ways, too.

    BTW, if you haven't checked out my pledge, please do so at
    Albert "Max" Abramson, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • This is a great idea, Nathan. Please, anyone who has not done so, sign the $100 pledge:

    Jon Isaac
  • I am a loyal Ron Paul supporter. It is gratifying to see that others also know that congressman Paul needs to be our president in "08".
    Karla R Felter, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • God Bless New Hampshire if Ron Paul does not win
    Keith, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Signed up. 186 more people to go, then I can kiss my $200 goodbye! If that $200 ends up having any part in a Ron Paul win, it will be the best investment I've ever made.
    Trevor H., 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • GREAT JOB EVERYONE. A New pledge has started that everyone, from students to the elderly on fixed incomes can afford to donate to and become a part of this exciting Ron Paul campaign. Everyone needed in the Ron Paul Victory Fund, Just $25 per pledge to participate...

    A small price to pay for a return to LIBERTY. Please join today. THANKS...
    VICTORY FUND 2008, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I'd like to support Ron Paul, but...

    ... I want to be sure that if my money goes to you, it will get to Ron Paul.

    I'd like to pledge, but I need some evidence that he's receiving the money.
    Bob, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Bob,
    After the pledge is complete we will independently donate the money to Dr. Paul's campaign. Nathan will not act as the intermediary.
    Stephen McCarthy, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Attention EVERYONE who signed the 200 dollars to Ron Paul for President 2008. The Pledge 200 dollars to Ron Paul for President 2008 is in DANGER OF FAILING.
    Its isn't growing fast enough to succeed so I need EVERYONE to email as may people as you can post ANYTHING on ANY forum to get the word out.

    Here is a post I made on craigslist politics section as an example:

    Feel free to use the picture links if you like or make some new ones. Here is a couple of site show you how to post html links/images:

    More examples of posts on craigslist follow:

  • Just freakin send the money to Ron Paul. The total amount he has is publicly available. Donate and watch it go up... and forget about wanting recognition for it!! I'm at $575 now... so what.... Bottom line there's no need for this... Do it because it's the right thing to do, and send it to where YOU KNOW it WILL GO period.
    Tofu, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Um..Excuse me Tofu but, I put my name on here to stand with Ron Paul NOT to get recognition. Please do not insult me or others with these accusations. Its a pledge. Not a donation center if you "read" you would know that this pledge is just people rallying to promote giving more. Everyone here donates directly to the Please don't tell me or others not to do this pledge. If this pledge is successful it will have "helped" Ron Paul collect $40,000 dollars. I think its worth a shot and again this is just promotion. There isn't even a way to send me money. But if you go to Ron's site there is a way to send it to him.
  • I will donate the money even if this pledge fails; I'm sure everyone else who has signed up will do the same.

    That said, it would be WONDERFUL for this pledge to succeed.

    Even at $25/week, I know that it's a sacrifice for a lot of us, but it's worth it to see Ron Paul and freedom win!
  • I'd love to support your pledge but I have already given the max what with my current pledge here:

    But I will spread the word about yours as well!
    Jane, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Thanks and GOOD WORK!!
  • Submit this to If it gets to the front page you will probably get a lot more support.
    PENIX, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • just donated a few days ago :) and more coming

    for everyone yet to donate it feels great!
    even if you cannot match our amount to something!
    Travis Shultz, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Has anyone posted this on or
    Looking for Freedom, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Yes it is. Heres the like to dig it
  • I just donated.. I couldn't wait.
    Please everyone make sure you donate $201 so that your name shows up and it helps when they report on donors in the newspaper... especially if you are in the great state of NH, home of the Free State Project!
  • I just signed the pledge.

    Thanks to everybody that is doing their part. Whether it is money - hitting the streets with a postive mesage on limited government, or debating online. Everybody can help!
    Eric Boyer, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Here's another website for Ron Paul supporters. It's a search engine where the owner contributes 50% of his site's monthly earnings to help elect Ron Paul President of the United States in 2008.

    What's great is that you can help support Congressman Ron Paul's election campaign simply by using this site's Google based search engine.
  • See also:
    Ron Paul Repasses Obama in Web Traffic and Extends Web Traffic Lead Across Major Presidential Candidates
  • I'm sure the only reason the full 200 have not yet signed is because people don't know about this pledge. Lots of people are donating who have not signed any pledge. I just donated $100, and my husband and I are planning to donate at least $100 a month.

    I hope those who've already signed this still donate their, even if the full number of signers isn't reached by June 21st.
    Cathy, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Ron Paul all the way, BABY!
    Kari, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I wish I could give two hundred thousand...

    This grassroots effort will go down in history as the 2nd American Ron-Revolution!! I have no doubt..
    Im just glad Im a small part of it!
    Tom De Sena, 14 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I contributed $200 anyway. It's that important.
  • I love ron paul, and i hope i can see him before he moves into the white house. I guess its hard to see him after that. My son loves ron paul more than anything else, bless his little heart. Its just too bad that he won't be with us to see ron in the white house. You see my son has a terminal disease, and the doctors say he won't make it to the primaries. If only the kind ole mr paul could visit my son, it would make his short meaningless life worth the agonizing pain he will be suffering through the last few months of his life :-(
  • Kandice, you should call his staff and call your local news they may be able to arrange a visit.

    Here is his web page with contact information:
  • My family donated $50 to Ron Paul's campaign via mail & with the way things are right now, it seems like $5k.
    Glad to do it, however! If we could, we'd donate the max allowable.

    Keep in mind that if people don't dig deep & support this man, in a couple of years you may not be able to buy a loaf of bread for fifty bucks!

    It's not just money that helps. Fear not the name callers & those who buy-in to big media hype. Share your views of why Ron Paul is your choice.

    Spread the word! Educate the masses - one at a time.

    Tom Jefferson: "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be."
    Garrett Seick, 13 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
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Current signatories (Green text = they've done it)

Nathan L McDonald, the Pledge Creator, joined by:

  • Albert "Max" Abramson
  • Stephen McCarthy
  • Jon Isaac
  • Kylan Hurt
  • Joy Sandoz
  • Mark Kennedy
  • Karla R Felter
  • Keith
  • Srivatsan Raghavan
  • T.K. Backman
  • Frederick L. Speece III
  • William Mill
  • Trevor H.
  • Jim Forsythe
  • Chris lawless
  • R. Scott Placek
  • Varrin Swearingen
  • Cameron DeJong
  • Danny King
  • Gary Waters
  • J. Logan
  • Aaron Ochsner
  • Brook Warren
  • Matthew E. Jansson
  • Lee Hamel
  • Alex Libman
  • Michael Hampton
  • Slim
  • Dan Fitzgerald
  • Benjamin Scherrey
  • Jason Carlson
  • Andy P Williams
  • Oscar
  • Yuqun Chen
  • Sebastian Janssen
  • Christopher Landwehr
  • Brian Moore
  • Joe Mellon
  • Michael Anderson
  • Nicholas Thompson
  • Tom Westbrook
  • J. Huff
  • Will Knox
  • Scott Loughmiller
  • Juan Schoch
  • Mike Bet
  • Chandler B Gabel
  • Lloyd Danforth
  • Travis Shultz
  • Forrest Blank
  • Quantrill
  • Rob Jacobs, Constitution Ranger
  • Steven Orrange
  • John Primich
  • Looking for Freedom
  • Eric Boyer
  • Antonio de la Fuente
  • Jeff Standen
  • Tom W
  • The Truth Handler
  • Ryan
  • Brendan Sinnott
  • Roy W. Hess
  • Kari
  • Garry Archer
  • Jason Elam
  • Seth Moseley
  • Angela Thornton
  • Julian Qian
  • Sid Burgess
  • Lindsay Frisch
  • Dave Muscianisi
  • Michael Liberty
  • Jack Dorman
  • Jon Maltz
  • Michael Vincent Pelletier
  • Tim Metzler
  • Maggiebott
  • Wayne Froemke
  • Richard Libbey
  • Cathy
  • Steven Burden
  • James deMalignon
  • James Rhodes
  • K Cathey
  • Brian Virtue
  • alice gregory
  • Lois Johnson
  • Paul Davis
  • Nick B
  • Tom De Sena
  • justin wilson
  • Jessica Alantar
  • Lisa Ritz
  • Karen Kay
  • Joe Safety
  • Holly Clearman
  • Joe Cochran
  • Gloria Lloyd
  • Kandice Wilson
  • Ken T
  • Tyler Stearns
  • Steven Vincent
  • John F. McCarthy
  • 22 people who did not want to give their names, 2 of whom have done the pledge

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