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Actually, Ron Paul Is Secretly Winning A Lot More Delegates Than You Think

[Business Insider] Mitt Romney may have all but locked up the Republican nomination with his victories in the East Coast primaries this week, but Ron Paul and his army of acolytes aren't ready to give up the fight just yet.

As the rest of the political world's attention shifts to the general election, Paul is still quietly amassing delegates at district and county conventions, and is now poised to take a real bite — or at least a big nibble — out of Romney's delegate total.

In just the last week, Paul locked up 49 delegates, including five in Pennsylvania and four in Rhode Island, two states thought to be firmly on Romney's turf. In Minnesota, Paul won 20 of the 24 delegates awarded at last weekend's district caucuses, an impressive sweep that guarantees that Paul will control a majority of the state's delegation at the Republican National Convention.

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News out of Alaska and Louisana is very positive

Assuming we are going to get a pluarity of the delegates out of both of these states - the headline of this article gets even more powerful. I think we can make this convention in Tampa just outright mayhem. We have the people on the ground and we have the regular people (general population - Paul is the people's candidate) behind us. If the reports out of Alaska are true and Santorum delegates and supporters are starting to come to us.....we are IN BUSINESS PEOPLE

I really think the Santorum people are starting to realize that they are way way way closer to Ron Paul on politics then they are Romney. And I think a lot of them know Romney is Obama. They know he is basically a democrat. The interesting thing is Ron is the only guy strong enough, not controlled and independent enough to tell the establishment "NO" - Santorum doesnt have this spine, clout, or inclination. HOWEVER - ALOT OF HIS SUPPORTERS DO

LETS GO GET THESE PEOPLE

TOGETHER WE CAN TELL ROMNEY TO TAKE A HIKE AND GO JOIN THE DEMOCRAT PARTY

he might as well run as Obama's VP - aren't they trying to get rid of Biden anyway ?

Somebody now posted on Alaska

Somebody now posted on Alaska thread that we don't have majority or even plurality for national delegates from Alaska. Victory they're touting is something else - Ron Paul people becoming state GOP chair/co-chair. But that has no bearing on Tampa. Information is coming through thick & thin & some confusing/contradicting info. Not ready to declare Alaska as victory until see double-confirmation in some news article about delegate numbers.

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Alaska Results??

Anyone find Alaska results yet? The state convention finished up today! I can't find anything yet..

"If you put a gun to my head and said vote Romney/Gingrich/Santorum...I would say pull the trigger!"

They are an hour behind the west coast

So it is just after 6:00 there.

Both Wead and Benton concede

Both Wead and Benton concede that it would be difficult — if not impossible — to deny Romney the delegate majority he needs to win the nomination. The goal now, Benton told BI, is "to win as many delegates as we possibly can."

Impossible? WTF? I've heard Wead, Benton and Rand say things like this on multiple occasions. It's a little disheartening to hear when I and others are actively obtaining delegate slots with the hopes of a brokered convention.

ever hear of the rope a dope?

ever hear of the rope a dope?

That's what im talking about!

They won't let us win this fair and square, we will beat them with their own rules! Go team Revolution!

"Give me liberty or give me death" Patrick Henry

I thought we were going with

I thought we were going with team ramrod.. oh well. Not too much longer til we all group up at the convention!

Does anyone know where we can

Does anyone know where we can find a RP website that is following the count of the delegates?

Thought this was a good comment on Business Insider...

Hello Message to Republican party
THE RON PAUL SUPPORTERS CREED
Here is your deal:

Pay attention Republican Party and Voters.

I am a Ron Paul supporter. This election season, no candidate will
get my vote for the Office of President of the United States of America
except for Ron Paul.There will be no exceptions. If he does not win the
nomination, I will write his name on the ballot.

No amount of slick talking, flip-flopping, wooing, cajoling,
threatening, or condescending will persuade me to vote for any other
contender for that office.

You don't want to admit it, but you know that the Republican Party
cannot beat Obama without me, a Ron Paul supporter. It's long past time
you admit it.

You and I have conflicting goals. I will only cast a vote for
liberty, for peace, for small government, for fiscal sanity and respect
for the Constitution of the United States and adherence to the oath of
office of the Presidency. You however are content merely to vote for
whatever Republican the GOP leadership and the media approve of.

I will not move. I cannot be persuaded. You cannot win without me.

I am not here to convince you that Ron Paul's positions are superior.
I am not here to convince you that his foreign policy is in line with
traditional conservatism. I am not here to convince you that his
understanding of economics put everyone else in Washington to shame. I
am not even here to convince you that the positions of the other
candidates are not materially different than Obama.

No, I don't need to do any of that. I only need to tell you that
without me, you have lost. If you do not vote for Ron Paul in your
Primary or Caucus, you are already defeated. If you fail to nominate Ron
Paul to be the Republican candidate for President, Barack Hussein Obama
will serve a second term.

This is not blackmail.This is not a threat. This is a simple statement of fact.

I stand firm and I will not accept anything less. Ron Paul 2012

~If you agree with this post this on other sites and encourage others
to help make it go viral so the message is clear to the GOP.

---

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Your message, our message with you spoke so well, will spread. Quickly.

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Wonderful

Should be a separate post

The Creed is on a seperate post

http://www.dailypaul.com/215856/the-ron-paul-supporters-creed

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A Lot More Delegates

This is written on a piece of paper and will be placed in a circle fire tonight.

Each of us does work our own ways...

:)

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Which Reminds Me...

The GOP front-loaded the election schedule with Romney-friendly states.

Let's see what happens when his contributors max out several months in advance of Mitt's "presumed nomination."

I doubt he can hire or recruit the boots on the ground he'd need to compete.

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

yes and no

Utah, the Mor(m)on capital of the world, is the last state. All this means is we have to do well enough in the preceding states to make those 40 delegates inconsequential. But then again, Kentucky (home of Rand Paul) has yet to vote, Texas... The upcoming states are looking pretty good.

the Mor(m)on capital of the world

Morning greets 1m4Paul

Running back thru scrolls to see if I missed any new posts
just voted yours up as it has hit me with a bulb over my brain.
remember that icon?

heres an idea

we have to get a flyer and as many ads as possible out in UTAH showing when rommie was promoting many liberal activities in Mass
show him on vids and saying liberal beliefs

this should be done by the campaign but one wonders if it can even get out of bed these days without any DRIVE to do good advertising

make sure the people of UTAH and the non mormons who often support mormon views or they would have moved out by now

all know how liberal Mass is and how many liberal views rommnie supported when he was there gov there.

how can supporters get this done before the UTAH votes are up
for grabs ? ?

we ought not leave it to the campaign
perhaps its just overloaded and we have to figure how to lighten their load?

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front-loaded the election

wow o wow
hadnt even thought of that trick

THANKS IMissLiberty

of course it makes much sense if the pro rommnie states went first so peoples minds would be PROGRAMMED to think its all over

your pointing that out shows again how much PERCEPTION is the setter of 3D

what we THINK becomes so.

THINK people !
make visions in your unlimited power MIND
see President Paul sitting in the OVAL OFFICE
giving his assistants signed releases from Executive Orders
of the last fifty years !

ENVISION IT!

we can make this happen.

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Just think..

How would it be if Ron Paul is already President of the United States? How would that feel? Feel like it already happened and then go out and act!

This should make it easier...

Use this to practice your visualization techniques... through the power of The Secret, we will make him President. LOL

http://youtu.be/q28Ykw0bu78

Great NEWS°!

Santorum Person urges people to vote for Santorum/Paul slates!!!

its great news......

awesome to know we aren't the only ones who see Romney for what he is - the same as Obama.

I think Santorum supporters are going to find us more and more appealing as the hard feelings from the campaign start to wear off and they see just how far away from them Romney is on issues and how much closer Ron Paul is the them then they maybe orginially thought.

We have to get this thing to the convention. If we can keep Romney from getting the 1144 and drag this thing out as long as possible - I think anything is possible.

Warren G Harding - here we come

Harding is a breeze against our power!

Lets win it on the second vote lol.

Even if Romney has 1144 announced in the media it doesnt mean he is the nominee. The numbers are dead wrong.
He wont be the nominee for sure.
Santorum supporters wont vote for him and our people will abstain!

This 1144 - can somebody confirm?

Just a small fear - if somebody could enlighten me? I'm guessing that this magic 1144 is just over half the maximum delegates. But does Romney (or Paul for that matter!!) have get this figure - no matter how many abstain (or "forget" to vate)?? I would have thought it was just a question of getting half of those who vote - or perhaps half of those who vote and "officially" abstain. So perhaps running off to the loo at the appropriate time may not be such a good idea. Can anybody confirm if this fear is justified?

There should be an effort to

There should be an effort to get the Santorum folks to abstain. A second ballot would give them another shot too.

good idea

we need to be kind to them. they will see the benefit of RP over romney if we point it out often enough gently enough ;)

The main advantage is that it

The main advantage is that it will help shield us from any attempt to enforce the "rules" about bound delegates. As I asked before, I also wonder if there any Santorum or Gingrich delegates who are pledged to Romney. I gotta believe that there are at least a couple. If there are, abstaining would be equally good for them.