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Ron & Rand Paul to Hold Major Tea Party Rally in Austin, Texas

LAKE JACKSON, Texas – 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul announced today that he and his son, U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, will hold a major tea party rally in Austin, Texas.

The rally, which is free and open to the public, will take place on the South Steps of the Texas State Capitol on Sunday, May 6th beginning at 2:00 p.m. To RSVP for the event, please see below.

Ron Paul’s tea party rally is being sponsored by the Tea Party Express, a national organization whose six simple principles the Drs. Paul support. Also speaking at the rally will be special guests Ted Cruz, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Texas, and Tea Party Express Chair Amy Kremer.

Ron and Rand Paul both are by trade physicians, with the younger Paul an accomplished eye surgeon and his father a retired prolife OB/GYN who personally delivered more than 4,000 babies. In 2010, the 12-term Congressman from Texas’ son Rand was elected to the Senate in an upset, tea party-led victory in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Today both Drs. Paul are the nation’s premier advocates for Washington reform consistent with the vision of our founders, who cautioned against the dangers of a federal government run amok.

“The nation already witnessed history twice when a sitting U.S. Senator – Rand Paul – campaigned for his father – Ron Paul – for the presidency. It occurred ahead of the Ames Straw Poll where Ron Paul was statistically tied for first place, and again during a daylong whistle-stop tour the Pauls held prior to the Iowa Caucus,” said Ron Paul 2012 National Campaign Chairman Jesse Benton.

“One day this rally will occupy a special place in our history books when the Paul family and tea party are credited with restoring American government to its constitutional limits. How soon this recognition comes is up to voters,” added Mr. Benton.

Event details are as follows. Time is Central.

Sunday, May 6, 2012

2:00 p.m.
Rep. Ron Paul & Sen. Rand Paul
Tea Party Rally sponsored by Tea Party Express
Texas State Capitol – South Steps
1100 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701


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I just read that Ron Paul

I just read that Ron Paul endorsed Ted Cruz during his speech, that he said "send Ted to Senate because Rand needs help!"


"You must be frank with the world; frankness is the child of honesty and courage...Never do anything wrong to make a friend or keep one...Above all do not appear to others what you are not" - Robert E. Lee, CSA


Does anyone know if this will be livestreamed today?



Watch this dry yet astonishing Dr. Robert Beck cancer treatment lecture on Google Video - search "Suppressed Medical Discovery" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkiX0jJJozk

Let's keep this on the front page today DPers!

I would love to hear how things are turning out in Austin!



Watch this dry yet astonishing Dr. Robert Beck cancer treatment lecture on Google Video - search "Suppressed Medical Discovery" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkiX0jJJozk

More details here:

More details here: http://www.teapartyexpress.org/4446/tea-party-express-restor...

Austin, Texas:
Sunday, May 6th at 2:00 PM
Rally Location:
Texas State Capitol – South Steps
1100 Congress Street
Austin, TX 78701
Special Guest Speakers:
Solicitor General Ted Cruz
Senator Rand Paul
Congressman Ron Paul


Watch this dry yet astonishing Dr. Robert Beck cancer treatment lecture on Google Video - search "Suppressed Medical Discovery" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MkiX0jJJozk

Tell Willie to bring it on!

I will be there on Sunday

I can't wait to witness history!

This is gonna be HUGE


Wednesday Bump

Lets pack the capitol.

Get some music out there and

Get some music out there and have a celebration. Give the status quo tea party group a r3VOLution to remember.



a nod's as good as a wink to a blind bat

I appreciate the heads-up, but, seriously, if they are coming

out in support of our movement then they should be welcomed. Everyone wants to back the winner!

~Your perception becomes your reality~

End the Wars?

What is Cruz's stance on ending the wars?

What is his stance on the drug war?

~ Peace Love Revolution ~

How about

calling all Ron Paul rally something-Tea Party Rally. CLAIM the tea party and a lot of voters will follow!

I Have Work

Or I would be there dammit! Greetings from Austin.

Live Free or Die

Call in Slick :)

Sorry you can't make it, I will try to do twitter updates with pics.


No! A personal day would be better.

Imagine his/her picture on or in the news... could be the first and only time the MSM covers a RP rally, just because it is THEIR co-opted Tea Party Express sponsoring the thing.

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


Ron Paul and the Tea party mentioned in the same sentence. Plus Rand Paul....this is golden!

This is gold!

Promote on very conservative radio stations to reach those who do NOT use internet!?!? Remember: The voters we need, the Tea Party voters, does Not check this site (or any other sites.).

For victory, for freedom!

They get it THEY GET IT!

YES! The CAMPAIGN IS AWAKE! And we need our SISTER RALLY in BOSTON as well! Who is from boston?

Well after pouting that Ron had forsaken Austin this DOUBLE HITTER is just amazing.

I Love your screen name

Just wanted to say that.

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15


I got a message on FB about a rally on May 18th, 19th, and 20th. I'm gonna try to make it.


The organizers are still waiting for a reply from Dr. Paul to attend but here is the website www.TexasForRonPaul.com The first night is from 9pm-2am downtown, second night noon-3pm and 4pm-midnight, third night is still TBA. checkout the site

Mods!!! Please get this to front page...

... and keep it there until Monday!!! I was visiting Austin this past weekend and didn't even know Ron Paul was in town. Now he is having this rally and I haven't seen anything about it until a local person let me know about it because we started talking about Ron Paul. He knew about it from a twitter friend. I dont twit or face***k. I get my news from the DP but am limited to how much time I get to spend on the DP.
Please keep it on top, these threads about events should be more important than opinion pieces.
I'm so happy to be able to finally have the opportunity to get to be at a rally!
Let everyone know!!!

Let it be written, that in 2012 we changed the World!!!

I face***k

Many of my friends do too.

"A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within" W. Durant

good move

good move

my Ron Paul video collection:

(4 years RP, over 2300 videos)

Good, but...

Given the fact that this group is as establishment as they come, I cannot help but wonder what how the coverage will be: "Tea Party shows its strength in Texas". "Watch out Obama, Tea Party Patriots standing strong". I hate to assume, but as its been said, Rand is NOT his Father. Downvote all you want, but mark my words, this is a bold attempt to groom Rand and try and quietly begin herding the liberty movement into the GOP.

If we fail to keep pushing for congressional and senate candidates who oppose the federal reserve, want to end our nation building, and stand up for the civil liberties of everyone, we will be fragmented and broken before 2016.

I hope that all the good people supporting Dr. Paul can remain as objective and skeptical about any potential candidate now and in the future, we will have to or face ruin.

“Facts don’t cease to exist because they are ignored.” – Aldous Huxley

Texas Republican Senatorial Debate

Did you see this video? They all read Ron's book!
"Ron Paul's Spirit Visits the Texas Republican Senatorial Debate"

This may well be the intention of the RNC.

However if it is they do not understand the world view of the Ron Paul Revolution. The most important shared experience of the Ron Paul supporters is the realisation that everything they have believed about their country and its leaders is a lie. This makes them uniquely impervious to the lies of the establishment.

The 2010 Tea Party followers were not so awakened to the reality of the world they live in. If they were then they would support Ron Paul. It is my belief that this awakening is now growing and very soon it will be happening everywhere even amongst those who are presently in the leadership of the GOP. What many RP supporters do not realise or accept is that their opponents are genuinely blind and deaf as most of us were at one time. It is not a voluntary condition.

"Jesus answered them: 'Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.'" (John 8:34-36)

Last minute conversions are not unheard of.

If indeed the Tea Party in its many forms were to announce their support for Ron Paul even at this late juncture this would help in the remaining primaries.

Dr. Paul has always been the obvious choice for the Tea Parties but probably because of his foreign policy many of their members did not support him. If, just like the evangelicals they are now giving Dr. Paul a second look then we should view this as providential.

One of the things I am expecting to happen in the coming months is that more people will be waking up to the dire straits their country is in and the part played in this by the banking families who control the Federal Reserve System and the banking and corporate cartels. This awakening will include the realisation that both Obama and Romney are controlled by these elites and that Dr. Paul is the only one who is not beholden to them. When this happens then every delegate to the Tampa Convention may well have become a Ron Paul delegate even if they began as a delegate for another candidate.

This apparent conversion by these Tea Party supporters fits into this picture. I also trust Dr. Paul's political instincts and know he would never do anything to betray his supporters.

"Jesus answered them: 'Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.'" (John 8:34-36)