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Dec. 7th, 2007

11:48 am - Ron Paul Blimp is a go!

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And it’s already generating media exposure:

http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS119278+07-Dec-2007+PRN20071207

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Vote2008/story?id=3965657&page=1

http://www.boston.com/news/local/politics/primarysource/2007/12/get_ready_bosto.html

http://news.aol.com/political-machine/2007/12/07/a-ron-paul-blimp-in-every-pot/

http://news.yahoo.com/s/usnw/20071207/pl_usnw/presidential_candidate_ron_paul_has_a_blimp

However, they still need to raise an additional $175 K to keep the blimp in the air for the full month before the New Hampshire primaries–the $200 K is just a deposit. Anything over that will go toward keeping the blimp flying even longer.

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From:pentomino
Date:December 7th, 2007 10:53 pm (UTC)
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Will people be able to book passage as it travels between cities?

Airship travel is underrated.
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From:crasch
Date:December 7th, 2007 10:58 pm (UTC)
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Donors of $5000 or more get 18 hours of flight time (6 hours/day). The donor is responsible for travel, accommodations required to take advantage of their flight time.
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