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Ron Paul calls in the black helicopters

Ron Paul Files International Trademark Complaint Against His Own Fans
The former congressman really wants control of RonPaul.com. His followers aren't pleased.

Ron Paul has filed a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization against the proprietors of RonPaul.com and RonPaul.org, according to a blog post on their site on Friday.

The authors of RonPaul.com see the move as the ultimate betrayal from a politician who, more than many others, depended on an astounding level of grassroots support on the Internet in order to keep his longshot presidential campaigns running.

"Last month, after Ron Paul expressed regret on the Alex Jones show over not owning RonPaul.com (in an interview titled "Ron Paul: The Internet Is Our Last Chance to Awaken America"), dozens of supporters urged us to contact Ron Paul to work out a deal," the owners of RonPaul.com write.

They say they offered Paul the use of RonPaul.org as a "free gift" but wanted to keep RonPaul.com. Their price, should Paul really want RonPaul.com, was $250,000.

"Claims that we tried to sell Ron Paul "his name" for $250k or even $800k are completely untrue, and there is little doubt that our mailing list would have enabled Ron Paul to raise several million dollars for the liberty movement this year. It would have been a win/win/win situation for everyone involved," they write.

Even more shocking to the proprietors is that Paul's complaint was lodged with a U.N. agency, an organization that garners mistrust among libertarians.

Back in 2007 we put our lives on hold for you, Ron, and we invested close to 10,000 hours of tears, sweat and hard work into this site at great personal sacrifice. We helped raise millions of dollars for you, we spread your message of liberty as far and wide as we possibly could, and we went out of our way to defend you against the unjustified attacks by your opponents. Now that your campaigns are over and you no longer need us, you want to take it all away – and send us off to a UN tribunal?
Copies of Paul's lawyers' complaint and RonPaul.com's offer to Paul can be found here.

A spokesperson for Paul didn't return a request for comment.
http://www.buzzfeed.com/rosiegray/ro...nt-against-his

What sayeth the rest of you? Blatant hypocrisy on the part of a Congressman who has railed against both the UN and compulsory property transfers? Or is Congressman Paul being consistent with his beliefs?
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Re: Ron Paul calls in the black helicopters

Maybe he found out that a black dude was the webmaster.
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Re: Ron Paul calls in the black helicopters

I hate PETA, but if there was a reason I could use them for my benefit (like access to their dog gas chamber), I would do it.
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I hate PETA, but if there was a reason I could use them for my benefit (like access to their dog gas chamber), I would do it.
I'm pretty sure they rent it out for children's parties and other events.
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I hate PETA, but if there was a reason I could use them for my benefit (like access to their dog gas chamber), I would do it.
dog gas chamber?
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Is this like when Republicans ask Obama to do something, even though they don't think he should have been elected president?
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dog gas chamber?
Well, it is used for other animals as well.
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Well, it is used for other animals as well.
I wasn't aware of that. They used to use a depression chamber. That was not good.
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Comedy gold.

What is WIPO?

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the United Nations agency dedicated to the use of intellectual property (patents, copyright, trademarks, designs, etc.) as a means of stimulating innovation and creativity.
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Originally Posted by classicman2 View Post
dog gas chamber?
Yep, PETA kills around 95% of animals they rescue. Their adoption rate is 2.5 percent for dogs and 0.4 for cats. PETA is against animals as pets, so finding them homes is not a priority.

"Euthanasia is a product of love for animals who have no one to love them." ---Amanda Schinke

Celebrities and the ignorant masses love PETA, those who run animal shelters or work within the rescue-animal groups hate them.
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Comedy gold.
That you didn't pick that up from the initial post?
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as Enrico Schaefer said during the Olbermann/Daily Caller kerfuffle, "People who don’t register their domain name and the variations of their name, they're just asking for it," he says, incredulously. "The concept that someone as famous as Keith Olbermann could have gotten this far in life without registering KeithOlbermann.com is shocking."

It goes double for you, Representative Paul.
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Black helicopters are so passé -- he should call in the <s>drones</s> remote controlled airplanes.
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Re: Ron Paul calls in the black helicopters

Just read a post on Facebook about the history of this. The guy claims that the current owner bought this on ebay from another Ron Paul a few years ago. Even included this screen shot of the previous website. If that is the case I personally dont see why Ron Paul should have a claim to it but the Fucking Intellectual Property laws are so stringid they will probably side with him.

http://web.archive.org/web/200705090...w.ronpaul.com/
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I'm pretty sure they rent it out for children's parties and other events.
That's good to know. Everyone is getting bored with the guy who performs abortions.
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That you didn't pick that up from the initial post?
It bears repeating.
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If Ronnie can't come up with $250K to pay for a website, then he really shouldn't be in politics.

And yeah, he's a douche.
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It bears repeating.
Only when you have nothing to add to the conversation.









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