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The Texas Straw Poll is back on!

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To hell with a straw poll.

To hell with a straw poll. The only straw poll we need in Texas is for Dr. Paul to crush "Slick" Rick Perry in the Primary.

“It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds”
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Deceptive. Shame on you

Quit the crap. This is not "the" Texas straw poll. Ha,ha, you are so witty with the headline but little things like this degrade the integrity of this site.

Tim Maitski
Atlanta real estate agent
Atlanta real estate website

Michael Nystrom's picture

A Facebook page with 12 likes?

Come on now.

"The" Texas straw poll, or "a" Texas straw poll.

The page says:

This page is dedicated to hosting a straw poll in the lone star state

Pay attention people! Don't believe everything you read online!

He's the man.

Yes a facebook page.

I put this page together after learning that the GOP wouldn't be hosting a straw poll in Texas. I took it upon myself to create the page. I'm not here to deceive anyone I posted this link to get the word out.

The page also says:

We will be using this page to discuss, plan, and implement the straw poll with a lot of input from people just like you.

Not every person on the internet has ulterior motives. I just want to take this from the GOP and rock the establishment with spontaneous actions. I was so inspired I created a daily paul account to let my fellow supports know that this is in the works.

BTW the Daily Paul is amazing thank you

If we wait too long we will surely perish!

Soo as I suggested

Soo as I suggested before--why not get together with other Republicans and help the GOP put this fundraiser ON??

The letter from the chairman of the GOP about straw poll

I wrote to the chairman a few days ago and asked why no poll. Here is the reply I got:


Thank you very much for writing regarding a straw poll in Texas. There is a lot of misinformation circulating around the internet that you may have received. The state party held a straw poll in 2007, however, it lost money. We thoroughly investigated the possibility of holding one for 2012, including how much staff time it would take, cost of facilities, amount of hotel rooms the State Party would have to guarantee etc. We determined that the financial exposure to the Party would be several hundred thousand. This cost along with the fact that we could not get a majority of the candidates to commit to attending, led us to the conclusion that it was too much of a financial risk to hold. As the party was three quarters of a million dollars in debt when I took over last summer, I could not risk the Party falling back into financial distress. Another factor was that at the time we only had 7 full time staff members when typically the party has between 15 and 20 in an off year. It should be noted that this decision was made before all the candidates in the current field decided to run for office. For example, Governor Rick Perry at the time we made our decision had indicated he was not running for president. If you have any other questions, please feel free to call me directly here at the state party headquarters.

Thank you for writing and expressing your opinion,
Steve Munisteri

Ron Paul is My President

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Very interesting Sunny

It seems in my view, they didn't want to hold a straw poll because Perry wasn't running at the time they 'might' have been thinking of having a straw poll.

Real eyes realize real lies

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Every year is a year for Ron Paul!

Come on now Texas

Show em who you really want. Make sure Rick Perry doesn't even get 10%!!! Yarrrrrrrr.

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This should be fun for all you Texans.

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