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MN: After decrying "Ron Paul Libertarians," Lynne Torgerson drops out

Lynne Torgerson, the candidate who posted a long critique Monday of the GOP convention in Minnesota's Fifth District as being "overrun by Ron Paul Libertarians," has ended her campaign for Congress.

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Someone said Torgerson was

Someone said Torgerson was upset that Chris Fields was endorsed at the convention and called him a libertarian .... yet look at how chris fields responds when a debate opponent said that we need to cut back on military bases around the world and the issue of being world police.


All paper money eventually returns to its real intrinsic value, zero. - Voltaire




All paper money eventually returns to its real intrinsic value, zero. - Voltaire



When Fascism goes to sleep, it checks under the bed for Ron Paul!

I am

always puzzled when I see people that think like she does. I really try my hardest to put myself in their shoes but I just cant see it like that, I prefer to live in reality.

Hey... she just got 2 votes in that poll!

Hurry up and go vote again! I did.

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

that was her parents


"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

4 more last time I looked for a total of 6

to over a thousand for Ron Paul. I voted again, today, too. ;)

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

Her new platform sounds like

Her new platform sounds like a schizophrenic power maniac with Jesus delusions..I would stay away..far away from that woman..



If men are good, you don't need government; if men are evil or ambivalent, you don't dare have one.

Good Riddance!


"I don't know if the world is full of smart men bluffing
or imbeciles who mean it."


Ain't that a shame....

sounds almost like music to my ears.

On the Run!

I think we got the Neo-Con Nutsies on the run in Minnesota! Just a few enclaves of them holed up in their Fuehrerbunkers left. woohooo!


I'm from Minnesota and took part in the first major defeat of State Chairman Ron Carey's handpicked henchmen up in Thief River Falls, 7th District meeting a few years ago. We, the Ron Paul people throughly repudiated him and his political vultures.

He thought we were a bunch of "peasants with pitchforks" and he stood in the back room laughing and whispering to the former Congressional candidate Barrett and the then 7th District Chairman.

When the votes were counted we totally ousted Ron Carey's cabal. It was fun and pay back for not allowing Ron Paul to speak at the state's convention.

He and his henchmen had their tails tucked in their humiliating defeat and I told him it was pay back for what he did to Ron Paul.

Since then, us Ron Paul people have been hitting the Republican Neo-Con Nutsy wing of the party hard everywhere.

I warned my ex-wives cousin, Mary Kiefmeyer, the ex Sec or State that a rebellion in the party was coming in 2008. She just smiled and blew me off. Well Mary, welcome to the Ron Paul Rebellion! We are organized, mad as hell and driven to take back the party for the people and not a bunch of Neo-Con Nutsy Party members!

Ahhhh the smell of Victory in the morning!!!!

That was a fun read

That was an even funner poll: even with an article sympathetic to her, she got zero votes in her favor. Pretty amazing, actually.

"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." -- Thomas Paine

Did someone say something?

No, it must've been nothing.

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That was a funny reply.

Norfolk, VA

Norfolk, VA

Time to INVESTIGATE the investigators of 9/11. PROSECUTE the prosecutors. EXPOSE the cover-up.

I Love

the results of the poll 97% for Ron Paul and zero for her

"To say, 'nothing is true', is to realize that the foundations of society are fragile, and that we must be the shepherds of our own civilization. To say, 'everything is permitted', is to understand that we are the architects of our actions.

somebdy forgot to

tell that lady with the retro "Flock of Seagulls" hairstyle that the NeoCons ain't popula. In fact, thay are very un-popula. In fact, the neocons are toast. Of course, the cons won't go away...in 2016 the neocons will be running as libertarian leaning Constitutional conservatives. lol.

I said...

in an earlier post, how much I loved the comments on this critique. It was one after another, she was completely annihilated... Hey, this is proof positive, once again, undoubtedly, we have influence.

Send another neocon packing. Wonderful. I will now sleep well.. Thanks for posting...

New Narrative Against Us?

First Orrin Hatch, now this lady. Suddenly we are not republicans. We are instead, "Ron Paul libertarians". Maybe it is my free mind working to hard :).


that's to bad...We needed another treasonous loser in the house, how are they going to maintain their control if the new swine drop out before they can get a taste of eating from the public trough?

The bold effort the present bank had made to control the government ... are but premonitions of the fate that await the American people should they be deluded into a perpetuation of this institution or the establishment of another like it-Andrew Jackson

Per the linked article, she is a criminal defense attorney...

... and yet her previous rant indicated that she is pro-TSA and pro-Patriot Act. This is very disappointing; she really should know better.

A Constitutional, Christian conservative who voted for Ron and stands with Rand

Funny how she assumes all Christians agree

with her politics. Just because two people agree theologically does not mean they agree politically. I especially thought her new platform list for her new Christian political organization was quite odd.

1. Pro Life, and back Life with legislation
2. Oppose gay rights legislation
3. Pro Israel
4. Take care of the earth
5. Strong work ethic, yet take care of the poor
6. Stop radical Islamism

I can find Scripture verses that justify 1, 2, and maybe 3 (though this is subject to interpretation). But, taking care of the Earth? WHAT?!?!?!? I thought this woman was supposed to be a Republican! "Strong work ethic, yet take care of the poor." How in the world is that a political obligation? I though Republicans were supposed to be the anti-welfare party, and where in the Bible are Christians urged to get the government to force charity. "Stop radical Islamism." I didn't even know Islamism was a word, but...okay. Stopping radical "Islamism" is something that will never be achieved as long as the religion of Islam exists and I don't know of very many people who would support the attempted genocide of 1 billion people. The best thing to do is stay out of the Middle East and leave it alone and not mess with radical "Islamismists" unless they mess with us.

the best thing to do is to set a good example

People will migrate our way

Government is supposed to protect our freedom, our property, our privacy, not invade it. Ron Paul 2007

She probably means these as statements of principle...

... and as such, they aren't so bad. The problem is that she apparently interprets them to require anti-Liberty policies. She appears to be a "Security" Republican (like McCain & Graham), rather than a "Liberty" Republican (like Paul & Amash).

"Those who would give up a little liberty, to gain a little security, will deserve neither, and lose both." - Benjamin Franklin

A Constitutional, Christian conservative who voted for Ron and stands with Rand

In other words, she's a

In other words, she's a fascist socialist Communist. Trotsky is the ideal person these people look up to. Look up avowed Trotskyist neo-con Christopher Hitchens who died recently, he would have agreed with majority of her platform.

Immoral funding of Military Industrial Complex by Federal Reserve and US taxation system must stop!!!! End illegal/unconstitutional wars! Preserve US currency!


e-mailed her and informed her that it was the U.S. that radicalized the terrorists she speaks of

Spirit of Pres. Andrew Jackson Beams at GOP Convention in 2012

Said the free American to Torgeson and her campaign staffers:

"You are a den of vipers. I intend to rout you out and by the Eternal God I will rout you out!"

School's fine. Just don't let it get in the way of thinking. -Me

Study nature, not books. -Walton Forest Dutton, MD, in his 1916 book whose subject is origin (therefore what all healing methods involve and count on), simple and powerful.

This woman makes Michele

This woman makes Michele Bachmann look like a pillar sanity and stability. I didn't think they could get any more psycho than Bachmann, but man was I wrong.