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Video Update: Ron Paul at Minnesota State GOP Convention - Friday May 18

UPDATE: Video from MNCD4Conservative... thanks for the video link, kev.



YouTube thanks to AnCapMercenary & SPcomputing@YouTube


LAKE JACKSON, Texas – 2012 Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul will attend the Minnesota state Republican convention, addressing attendees live and in person as part of his far-reaching delegate-attainment strategy. The 12-term Congressman from Texas will attend the convention in St. Cloud on Friday, May 18th beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Details of the event are as follows. Time is Central.

Friday, May 18, 2012

6:00 p.m.
Ron Paul speech
Minnesota State Republican Convention
St. Cloud Rivers Edge Convention Center
10 4th Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56303

For a map of the location, please click here.



UPDATE: DP comment below:

My brother just returned from the MN Con as a delegate

... He told me that at the breakfast meeting today, he walked over to Ron's bodyguard (as Dr. Paul looked on, smiling), shook his hand and thanked him for taking good care of Dr. Paul throughout the campaign. My bro told him, "I feel like I know you because you've been on almost every photo and video of Dr. Paul's!" The guy was taken aback and didn't know what to say. Probably no one has ever said that to him before.

I told my brother that the guy was one of the babies Dr. Paul delivered.

He was amazed and touched and feels this should be shared with the Paul fans ...

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Nice to hear that Liberty is spreading to Russia

Russia was unfortunate in 1991 that it had nothing to fall back to for liberty. Russia never had a pure free-market capitalism. It had tzarizm, 9 months of social-democrats under Kerensky, socialist tyranny and now big government corporatism of Yeltsin and Putin. After USSR was no more, young Russian economists and political reformers turned to UK & USA top schools for wisdom of capitalism and liberty ----- AND copied our corporatism with a Russian twist.

Do people in Russia know about Ludwig von Mises and "Austrian" school of economics?

I couldn't help

I couldn't help but keep looking at the three woman at the bottom of the screen. How can you hear 17 minutes of common sense, Bona fide Americana truth, and sit there seemingly in total disgust. I also thought it interesting that others who didn't seem to clap duting the speach were still moved to stand up and applaud the next president of the United States.

Blessed are the peacemakers

It Appeared

that the two on the Right were taking notes? but the body launguage wasn't indictative of support. but I did see them nod to the Constitution remark.


That's mind control for ya!

Those women believe that Ron Paul is everything the party and the media have painted him to be. They are dried shells, opened only to be filled with lies that make them feel justified in the belief system they have based their lives on.

Move on to the living creatures who are empowered by the message of liberty.

"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent."
Thomas Jefferson

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They must've been quite miserable because they were so out of

place there.


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Have you ever had...

...a modern conversation in which half was in words from the physical mouth, and the other half was in the mind?

Happens all the time...we are becoming a more advanced race of intuitive human beings and when most listen to Ron Paul speak, they read through the lines and know what he is saying. Everyone knows if they allow themselves to embrace the truth.

What was interesting about this particular video was the entire mittromneycentral crew was sitting in front of this particular videographer. Second best part of this video. From a social aspect, or even in anthro-view watching the reactions of the romney supporters it was interesting to say the least.

On some things that wanted to agree, some just mentally said no, but mostly the party kow-tow line binds their thinking mind that hears the calls for freedom and liberty in Ron Paul's words.

They were paying attention, could be a few might have even switched sides right there, but some were also not clearly understanding him, which is quite normal for those who are not connected into his vibe like his supporters are. It is not so much about how he says what he has been saying all his life, but the message that people hear in their hearts. THIS is revolutionary in the dysney-nothing is real media world of lack luster lies, smoke, and mirrors.

An example of this connection is in the movie Avatar around how the life forms connected with others in a symbiotic relationship of understanding the message of the whole to do the right thing. The Light of Righteousness overcame the destructive dark parts of man's greed and the gains of a few. What if this Christ(awareness) Consciousness all One Love Community connection is related to the revolution that is going in most peoples awaking minds NOW?

Hummm...sumting to ponder ye reckon?


Great post!

love your way of thinking. there is much more to understanding human nature than we know.

YOu write my favorite posts

YOu write my favorite posts here truthbearer...

If my need to be RIGHT is greater than my desire for TRUTH, then I will not recognize it when it arrives ~ Libertybelle

He just took hold of the Presidency when he said, that the

movement is bigger than just a party...he "TOLD"Romney that he is the leader of the worldwide Liberty Movement...he told the GOP, and he told all of us!

He too was EXCITED to be in front of this enthusiastic crowd. The enthusiasm is too great to contain!


I want to give Dr Paul a big hug

The poor man said Washington was so depressing he had to come to MN to get cheered up. I love this man. All alone surrounded by blatant corruption. How does he do it?

Have You seen those people, even the erdelry started to realize

My heart filled up with warmness, I saw the group of people who other candidate supporters, but in the middle of the speech they start to applause good doctor as well, they probably never heard this before fro MSM screen, what a wonderful feeling. I saw this crowd it is pack with Ron Paul supporters, Dr. Paul has to just show up to the State convention and simply talk, once this people hear what he was saying and compare to mombling from Romney or anybody else it;s just the power of truth, doc is on the right path, lets get money to his delegation money bod, GOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!

So maybe can you tell if

So maybe can you tell if doc's speech and or his presence had an effect on the other delegates/casual supporters?


Proud to be a first time poster.

Yes, yes and absolutely HELL YES. I have just recently returned from the MN convention. Here is my story: I'm a fairly recent Ron Paul convert. Unfortunately to my freedom loving patriots as recently as 2010 I had a very vague understanding of what the good Doc stood for as I was one of the true neo-conservatives that listened to Rush, Hannity and O'Reilly on a fairly consistant basis in that order.

Somewhat recently I was encouraged by an dear friend to watch a short video on Dr. Paul and his ideology. Within the span of a few hours after watching his video and sifting the internet for others, I was truly transformed and have been fighting the good fight ever since.

Fortunately I was enlightened prior to our MN state caucuses and I took every effort to further educate myself about Ron Paul and become a delegate. As a State delegate I had witnessed a fellow delegate tonight go through the same transformation that I had experienced just a short while ago. A 53 year oldschool republican and I went into debate earlier as we waited for the Senate vote to be tallied. She asked why does Ron Paul have such enthusiastic followers. My response although certainly not polished in part was that you just have to hear him in person.

Within seconds after hearing Ron Paul's speech tonight, she turned to me and said that she was now voting for Ron Paul as she placed a Ron Paul sticker on her chest that I handed to her earlier.

Today was a fantastic day for freedom and tomorrow will bring much of the same!


Liberty lives deep within, inhale like you mean it mean it.

You can really feel the Spirit

when Dr. Paul speaks. There is no doubt in my mind that he is an agent for good. When political discussions fail to persuade, usually the last thing I tell them is to go to You Tube and listen to one of his speeches. As an earlier poster wrote - there is more to communication than words. The spirit can also be communicated while words are being said (a sort of double streaming). I am LDS but this is a acceptable to anyone in any religion.

oops and Amen!

oops and Amen!


Happy to have you - and I know you'll stick around! Thanks for all your work for the movement!

No one can find a safe way out if society is sweeping towards destruction. Everyone,in his own interests, must thrust himself vigorously into the intellectual battle. None can stand aside with unconcern; the interests of everyone hang on the result. - LvM


Thank you for that, am all teary-eyed :)

What are you fightin' for?
Caught in the middle?
Freedom is only for those with the guts to defend it!

oh how that lifted my heart!

Thank you so much for sharing... it is sooooo exciting to hear. He is changing the hearts and minds of the very folks that were so against him to begin with...how cool is that. Liberty, freedom...every American heart - actually every heart, world over, longs for it. Keep preaching Doc! We are all behind you!


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Ron Paul Sweeps Michigan District 1 Delegates!

Ron Paul supporters elected to all 3 delegate slots, 2 of 3 alternate slots!

"Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid." - Ronald Reagan

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Nice work district 1

For Freedom!
The World is my country, all mankind is my brethren, to do good is my religion.

Tada! Got YouTube of Doc's Speech!

Courtesy of SPcomputing@YouTube !!!



Thank you mods, for the video embed!

The following YouTube copy is a lower resolution alternative, but for those who may have missed the Ustream.tv version of the Doc's Speech at the MN State Convention, here it is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vd0q5kB8His

Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Wow! Just wow!


"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves." William Pitt in the House of Commons November 18, 1783
"I know major allies who fund them" Gen. Dempsey referring to ISIS

Convention so far

Haven't been able to keep up with the convention so far, how has it been going?

Let's Take A Ride

Good so far!

Today was endorsing a Senate candidate to go up against Amy Klobuchar. Kurt Bills won the endorsement (he's endorsed by Ron Paul). Tomorrow we elect delegates to the RNC to join those already selected at the congressional district conventions.

CIA Officer (22 yrs exp)

CIA Officer (22 yrs exp) Warns USA and Israel of a Romney or Obama Presidency!



Some of what M. Scheuer says makes perfect sense, some not.

For example,
M. Scheuer was saying (and Ron Paul repeated, until I sent him a letter in May 2011) that one of the reasons for 9/11 was US support for Israel. It is shocking evidence how a top CIA clerk for hunting bin Laden is so INEPT. The hijackers spent 3 years getting visas and training in US. In 1998-99 Israeli socialists were about to give half of Jerusalem to Arafat. The relationship between Israel & Palestinians at the time was better than at ANY time before. WHAT A SHORT MEMORY THIS CIA CLERK HAS!

Australia is with you

We have Dr Paul bumper stickers appearing here too!

Ask not what your Paul can do for you, but what you can do for your country - Anon.

wow that's awesome

Thank you for your support! It's a huge battle and we could use all the help we can get. :)

RP R3VOLution

if you question rons motives ?

I see everyone is upset and worried about if Ron Paul is in to win. We should ask why he is in the race. For me I think its for freedom I think Ron Paul has no desire for Power he has the desire for everyone to be free. Both Obama and Mitt run because they want to bring power to themselves. They want to control the country. That is why most people run for office not to honor the country but themselves. I think Ron more than anything wants everyone to be free. He is not letting the thought of power go to his head.He is staying focused. We do not know what happens behind closed doors at the in the Ron Paul camp. I REALLY do hope he wins but I know one thing he has started brush fires in the minds of people and advanced the hearts and minds of many Americans to liberty. 10 years ago had you said the federal reserve was a private bank out loud you would have been considered a nut. I say get over if he is in to win or not because thats why mitt and obama run for president. RON runs to spread the ideas of freedom. So get the delegates. Get people to listen and do not give up. do not worry about the motives of RON just like on most other issues he is not with the other two when it comes to running for the president either -- if you ask the other 2 why you run for president they will say so I CAN DO this or that RON DOES NOT he runs so we can be free -- HE WAS NEVER RUNNING TO WIN and i personally do not want him to run to win -- at his age I Would be fishing chilling with the grand kids he gets up every day and gives to his country and in return we question his motives how sad we have become.

You are right, Ron Paul works very hard

I always remind my kids of that and have us remember to pray for his continued strength. I too think it must be diificult for him so I am glad he excersizes so he can continue to help this country win back freedom. His grandchildren are having to give up spending time with him for this cause!