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« on: September 23, 2009, 08:20:10 pm »

http://www.randpaul2010.com/

He still polls worse than SoS Trey Grayson in both the primary and the general, but if I were Grayson, I'd watch out. Note that Grayson was in DC raising money from GOP Senators.
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« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2009, 08:25:39 pm »

I do hope he's nominated.
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« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2009, 08:38:52 pm »

Me too, I bet Rand would make for a hilarious Senator.
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« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2009, 09:32:41 pm »

Me too, I bet Rand would make for a hilarious Senator.
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« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2009, 09:43:27 pm »

Please dont tell me he was named after Ayn Rand.
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« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2009, 09:45:10 pm »

Please dont tell me he was named after Ayn Rand.

I think that he was actually. Although it is only his nickname.
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« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2009, 07:11:04 am »

Please dont tell me he was named after Ayn Rand.

lol I think everyone has this moment of realization at some point, Randall chose the nickname during his Father's Libertarian presidential campaign in the 80s or whenever that was, in celebration of Ayn Rand.
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« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2009, 12:43:57 am »

He legally changed his name to Rand, but I'm not sure when.

I wonder how much Greyson raised yesterday.
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« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2009, 12:59:20 am »

He still polls worse than SoS Trey Grayson in both the primary and the general

At this point, that's all name recognition.

Still, money don't necessarily equal success in campaigns and I haven't seen him on TV to make a judgment there yet either.
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« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2009, 01:33:15 am »

He still polls worse than SoS Trey Grayson in both the primary and the general

At this point, that's all name recognition.

Still, money don't necessarily equal success in campaigns and I haven't seen him on TV to make a judgment there yet either.

I probably know the most about Kentucky politics on this board, being a daily reader of KY politics,

and Paul does NOT have his campaign together whatsoever, his campaign keeps making childish errors indicative of a poorly run grassroots campaign

He sounds okay on TV, but he spends most of his time on national programs like Morning Joe and FOX News, and he's against the entire Republican establishment that wants a reliable conservative vote from Kentucky

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« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2009, 03:52:29 pm »

Money doesn't translate into votes, obviously.
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« Reply #11 on: September 25, 2009, 06:11:22 pm »

Money doesn't translate into votes, obviously.

Ron Paul demonstrated that already, and the Kentucky GOP primary is hardly the libertarian heartland of America

If Rand is willing to accuse Trey of being a government-loving Clinton-voting liberal in sharp negative ads, Rand will have a better chance
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« Reply #12 on: September 25, 2009, 06:51:40 pm »

Money doesn't translate into votes, obviously.

Ron Paul demonstrated that already, and the Kentucky GOP primary is hardly the libertarian heartland of America

If Rand is willing to accuse Trey of being a government-loving Clinton-voting liberal in sharp negative ads, Rand will have a better chance

That, and if he doesn't do the same "THE FED IS EVIL ONEONEONEONEELEVEN!!!!" that his father does.
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« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2009, 09:36:54 pm »

that won't be his problem, Senate candidates have a very limited window of opportunity from which to send a very limited message
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« Reply #14 on: December 20, 2009, 04:25:51 pm »


Same here. The Democrats need to pick up this seat.
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« Reply #15 on: December 20, 2009, 05:55:59 pm »

I'd like to see an underdog win. Go Rand!
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« Reply #16 on: December 20, 2009, 05:58:42 pm »

Please dont tell me he was named after Ayn Rand.

I think that he was actually. Although it is only his nickname.

He has said that his name is Randall and that Rand has always just been his childhood nickname. It has nothing to do with Ayn Rand.
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« Reply #17 on: December 20, 2009, 05:59:46 pm »

Zionists gave him the money.
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« Reply #18 on: December 20, 2009, 06:07:50 pm »


Same here. The Democrats need to pick up this seat.

Yes, but can you imagine is Paul is nominated and actually wins. That's be the comedy highlight of election night for me.
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« Reply #19 on: December 20, 2009, 06:09:27 pm »


The latest poll for the primary has it at 35-32 with Rand leading.

http://www.surveyusa.com/client/PollReport.aspx?g=627e858a-1d3f-428b-9d91-459536e9c489/
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« Reply #20 on: December 20, 2009, 06:17:53 pm »


Same here. The Democrats need to pick up this seat.

There's no reason to think the Democrats would be favored if Rand Paul won the GOP nomination.
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« Reply #21 on: December 20, 2009, 06:46:45 pm »


Same here. The Democrats need to pick up this seat.

Har har.
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« Reply #22 on: December 20, 2009, 06:55:44 pm »


Same here. The Democrats need to pick up this seat.

There's no reason to think the Democrats would be favored if Rand Paul won the GOP nomination.

He'd certainly give them the best shot.
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« Reply #23 on: December 20, 2009, 09:02:16 pm »


Same here. The Democrats need to pick up this seat.

There's no reason to think the Democrats would be favored if Rand Paul won the GOP nomination.

He'd certainly give them the best shot.

There's a good chance that a Republican who isn't a raving loony will attract some typically Democratic voters.
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« Reply #24 on: December 20, 2009, 09:03:30 pm »


Same here. The Democrats need to pick up this seat.

There's no reason to think the Democrats would be favored if Rand Paul won the GOP nomination.

He'd certainly give them the best shot.

There's a good chance that a Republican who isn't a raving loony will attract some typically Democratic voters.

My point exactly.
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