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Video: St Louis TV on the GOP/Police Riot That Shut Down a Missouri Caucus


Brent Stafford is interviewed in this TV report from Channel 2 in St. Louis. He was one of 2 Ron Paul supporters who suffered arrest as the GOP brought in cops to close down a caucus packed with Ron Paul supporters.

His original post is here:


Full caucus video below:


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Eugene Dokes interviewed by Jamie Allman

a couple of my tweets
@Fox19BenSwann @JayLeno Eugene Dokes interviewed by Jamie Allman http://ronpaulposts.com/?p=4200 #GOPVoteFraud against @RonPaul

@Fox19BenSwann @jayleno Will #GOPVoteFraud eventually cause @RonPaul to leave Party & take his supporters with him? https://secure.americanselect.org/profile-candidate/235385/t...

One good thing about this cacus ruckus...

That is that Washington County Maine GOP is more or less off the hook compared to the GOP in Missouri...

Queston: Is it possible that the GOP is on Meth? The reasoly is that the GOP is acting like they are out of control...on something like Meth.

fearless brave joyful peaceful loving grateful, compassionate

great report!

please contact them and thank them for this fair report!

lol at eugen dokes fake photoshop picture that they show when he is on the phone.

A handful of really good

A handful of really good comments can be found at the Fox 2 site... there just needs to be more of them.


This whole farce was pre-planned with the intent on goading Ron Paul supporters into retaliation and every policeman who claimed they didn't know what was going on was lying, the tactical had been carefully planned ahead of time and was being coordinated from the helicopter above ... you can bet local media were waiting close by for the signal that Caucas goers had taken the bait and violence was occuring.

Petition to Remove Dokes & Spencer

See my post about petitioning the GOP re: Dokes/Spencer, as well as rescheduling the St. Charles caucus here: http://www.dailypaul.com/221860/petition-to-the-gop-to-remov...

Oh so thats what they mean!

When Donald Trump and the rest of the status quo say: "Ron Paul can't get elected." That's what they are really talking about. There is no way they are going to allow someone to come in and re-set the power structure. If they have to lie, steal and cheat to achieve their purpose, that's what they are going to do. The upsetting thing is that they do it right in front of us and nothing is done. May God help this Country.


"Taking photos of the wall was illegal for private citizens in East Germany"


How to submit a hatch act

How to submit a hatch act complaint:


We need some case law to determine whether Dokes qualifies.

"Be it enacted, That it shall be unlawful for any person to intimidate, threaten, or coerce, or to attempt to intimidate, threaten, or coerce, any other person for the purpose of interfering with the right of such other person to vote or to vote as he may choose, or of causing such other person to vote for, or not to vote for, any candidate for the office of President, Vice President, Presidential elector, Member of the Senate, or Member of the House of Representatives at any election...."

Wish I was there I would file a lawsuit

be prepared

be prepared when they reschedule the caucus.

Dr.Ron Paul's 2002 Predictions

Susie 4 Liberty's picture

My Apology for being so uninformed

But please tell me...from WHAT Country is this video submitted?

Susie 4 Liberty

the countRy is called St. Charles County

That's where the cops walk up to you and say "heh, boy, where you think you at?"

You say: "ah, the USA?"

They say, "You in St. Charles County!"


Good work Johnny!

Missouri Caucus

Isn't this a violation of the Federal Hatch Act? The police officers were hired and paid for and answered to Eugene Dokes only. This would be considered election interference yes? The used there law enforcement powers and presents to intimidate on behalf of Eugene Dokes.....They should be held accountable for this.

~Freedom needs to be guarded vigilantly~



Having grown up in a rough

Having grown up in a rough neighborhood, I've come to the conclusion that sometimes the best way for someone to learn a valuable lesson is to receive a good beating. Eugene Dokes should have gotten one that day.

Well, at least we have

partial coverage from the media.

Coming up next...
FULL coverage with Ben Swann.


That one reporter is doing a good job.

He's now aired a segment getting the State Chair to acknowledge that their own rules don't prohibit video.

So, the State Chair is reversing what the local Chair, the guy at the podium said, and that's what caused the ruckus.

That local reporter, the guy you see in the short version is doing a very good job.

Whoever did the YouTube video, the long thing below the break synced the sound from the whole thing around the time Ken had his camera on...

It's a good watch.

I agree. He did a fair job.

I meant that the full situation with Brent Staffords side will come out with Ben Swann. I didn't mean to sound dismissive of this reporters report.

I'm looking forward to seeing the local reporter's future piece.

I agree. The second video is good as well.

Disagree completely...

I was offended by his continued use of the word "allege." If this reporter was doing his job he would have looked up the rules for himself and after watching the video he would have known. There are no more journalists, only reporters.

NOTE: I am not advocating violence in any way. The content of the post is for intellectual, theoretical, and philosophical discussion. FEDS, please don't come to my house.

Alledge This!

What a Maroon...yuk, yuk, yuk...

and I disagree with that disagree


He did look up the rules himself.

I'm unable to edit the post to put the correct version in.

In the next segment he'd contacted the State Chair, whom he'd not reached in time for the first segment.

The world doesn't always work in time for his news cycle is probably how he'd explain it.

He told the State Chair and the State Chair agreed.

That means, on his own, this reporter got the Missouri Chair to contradict the County Chair, the Doakes fellow. Then the reporter went back to Doakes and Doekes had to try and explain how he did what he did.

Anyway, the reporter got a good point on record for the 2 arrested Ron Paul supporters.

Can you post the link

to the next segment in the comments? I'm not very familiar with how to navigate Fox's website to find it.

I'm not sure

I think what they did was they took that and put it in place of the original on their page. So what's linked in the post now is that version.

Now it has Doakes speaking twice; he'd only spoken once in the first version and they mention the State Chair's view, which wasn't included---at least if I remember correctly.

Bone Head

This piece of crap should not be allowed in another meeting. Criminals should be behind bars, I have more respect for the robber who comes up to you with a gun then this back stabbing Obama lover.

dave anderson

Who'd you rather hang with at a caucus

The guy with the camera, who was arrested?

Or, the guys who stormed in with the guns, the guys who did the arresting?

As for allowing That Bone Head into future meetings? I don't know, when they are going to draw out meetings this long, it's always nice to have a clown for relief...

Oust Eugene Dokes

We need to remove people like this.

He was saying no video

was about a private vote? In a caucus? I guess I shouldn't expect him to admit he intended to hide his shenanigans.

Defend Liberty!


Especially since the State Chairs elsewhere INVITE cameras from news, saying they want more attention to their "improved" processes.

That was true in Iowa, Maine and Nevada. I watched live TV of a caucus in Iowa and in Las Vegas.

So, they want the cameras in some places but not at this one caucus.

Gotta wonder why?

The part about privacy is they are saying they want to protect the secrecy of what people will write on their ballots...the ballots they never distributed.

There is a point in the long video, somewhere after the 38 minute mark I think were a news photographer raises one of his cameras to take a shot. I imagine that's a print reporter.

ALL of you need to set up a MEETING with the POLICE CHIEF!!

and maybe your County Commissioners. You need to confront them----bring at least 100 people. They had no right to arrest anyone. You were all REGISTERED REPUBLICANS, and it was the GOP who were out of line, not you guys. They had no right to involve the local police TO "EFFECT" A VOTE!

It is NOT the local police department's responsibility to oust law-abiding people, just because their political viewpoints are unacceptable to the GOP itself. If the poi ice believe in the freedom to vote, and I know they do, they MUST realize this is all wrong.

How would a policeman feel, if he went into a voting booth, only to be pulled out of it, because he was voting for Romney instead of Santorum. I use these candidates as an example, so that they GET THE POINT.

Besides, I work for Law Enforcement, and I would not hesitate approaching the Police Chief. It makes me wonder how all the deputies felt that were there. Maybe one or two didn't like the fact that the other officer hand-cuffed the Republican. The point is this~~~the GOP is USING the local police to effect an election outcome. That is morally wrong & reprehensible. The onus is on the CHIEF of POLICE, no one else.