Our Meetup is Bigger Than Your Meetup!

… or at least more generous. Over the last few weeks, the hundreds of Ron Paul Meetup groups around the country held a fundraising contest for Paul’s presidential campaign. The grand prize for the most money raised is a visit from The Man himself, Dr. Paul.

The results are in, and winner is… a tie between the Manhattan + Ron Paul Action Group NYC and the Greater Philadelphia Ron Paul Presidential Campaign.

Congratulations, everyone who contributed! I’ve had the honor of meeting Ron Paul on a couple of occasions, but it’s always a treat to hear him speak, especially now when his campaign is on such a roll.

REMINDER: The organizer of the Manhattan + Ron Paul Action Group NYC, Dr. Avery Knapp, will be the guest speaker at the Manhattan Libertarian Party monthly meeting on Monday.

3 comments for “Our Meetup is Bigger Than Your Meetup!

  1. September 12, 2007 at 12:04 pm

    > are there any Libertarian candidates for President?

    Yes, of course! :-) There’s a good list of them a VoteSmart, http://www.votesmart.org/election_president.php

    Select “other” under party, and there’s quite a few there, among all the alternative-party candidates. George Phillies (professor in MA), Steve Kubby (marijuana activist from CA) and Dave Hollist (“the contract insurance guy,” not listed) are probably the best-known announced candidates among Libertarians, although Kubby has pledged his support to Ron Paul as long as Paul’s in the race.

  2. September 9, 2007 at 7:19 pm

    There has been some discussion on the Yahoo group , eg , http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ManhattanLibertarians/message/21430 , of having actual LP candidates present themselves too .

  3. September 8, 2007 at 3:08 pm

    Not sure if it matters, but are there any Libertarian candidates for President?

    Would they be presenting at the ManhattanLP in the future?

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