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Dr. Steven Parent helps a newbie sweep his CDs

Michigan held its State Convention this weekend and I had the pleasure of representing Congressional District 1. This was my first experience as a delegate and it goes without saying that I was somewhat nervous.

About 5 hours before I left to attend the convention, I entered a video chat,

http://www.ronpaultribune.com/index.php/voice-chat-room

While I was there some guy started talking about how conventions go down regarding the rules. I could not believe it, he was answering my questions before I even asked them. I joined the audio chat and informed him that I was about to attend my convention. He stayed online with me until I had to leave for the convention, about 5 hours. It was an incredible lesson in the exact things that I needed to know at the convention.

I also live streamed the convention and while I was doing it, I noticed the guy was sending me chats telling me what to do while on the floor. This guy was Dr. Steven Parent, a well know parliamentarian. Imagine, I was on the floor at the state convention and receiving real time assistance from Steve Parent. How INSANE is that?

My CD swept 2/2 delegates and 2/2 alternates for Ron Paul.

Dr. Steve has been in the video chat:

http://www.ronpaultribune.com/index.php/voice-chat-room

about 12 hours every day since then (if not more). He is in there as I write this. He is answering Robert's Rules questions. He plans to be in the chat site as much as he can until everyone is trained to the best of his abilities. He is doing this for FREEEEEEEEEE. If you are a delegate get in that chat and start learning the rules of your convention ASAP. Tell other Delegates to get in there as well. Tell everyone to get in there, we can all use the information that Steve is giving out for free.

It was invaluable for me and we swept our CD for Ron Paul.



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Ron Paul can win!

Ron Paul can win!

Excellent !

Knowing all we can about the delegate strategy is what will win us this thing.

Dr. Steve Parent 3:00 Wednesday

I think I heard Dr. Parent is supposed to be on Ronpaultribune chat room Wednesday at 3.00. I couldn't hear everything, but I think he wants listeners (especially delegates) to study their rule books first, and and then bring questions, to make the best use of his time, which is in demand. It seems that rules can vary state to state on some things. I guess this is 3:00 Eastern, but am not certain. Someone familiar with this chat, please provide more information. If I was a delegate, I would make every effort to listen. However, I would do as the campaign suggests and make every reasonable effort to maintain privacy.

Once the correct information about this gets posted, please keep bumped until all delegates get the word.

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Concern

I have a small concern that the delegates to the state conventions will use Steve as an excuse not to go out and get an education themselves! We all need to know the rules!!! Of course not all of us can be experts and that is where Steve can be a HUGE bonus.
We are dealing with the big boys here. Romney is bringing in his lawyers! Know the rules and go in with all you can. Then when it gets complicated, for sure use all the skills Steve has mastered!

Thank you Steve Parent!

Let's win these conventions!!!!!!

Did we, Do we, have

Did we, Do we, have Parliamentarians at most of these conventions?

How many delegates could we have gained more if someone was there at every place knowing what they were doing?

I'm sure I'm not the first to ask this.

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Pax Libertas. Semper Veritas. Semper Res Publica.

Nice

It's good to see people like him helping for the cause, Dr Steve could be making like $200 an hour working for some neocon campaign.

I remember Steve Parent from the 2008 campaign

He was EDUCATING BACK THEN ALSO on Roberts Rules.
My hat off to you Dr. Steve. We need all the help we can get !

God Bless Us All

Thanks for everything that you do Dr. Steve Parent

We cannot tell you how much that we appreciate what you do, but I would just like to personally thank you.

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this thread DOWN.

I saw him trying to advise

I saw him trying to advise Delegates on the Ustream chat with the Michigan Primaries and was hopping in and out of chats to other people too.

The guy is like a legend or a ghost or Kaiser Soze.

He was bad ass, a freaking Ninja.

He deserves a Ron Paul Movement Medal of Honor.

Friend to Minarchists, AnCaps, Voluntaryists, Agorists, Constitutionalists, Libertarians, Paul Supporters, Free Marketeers, Jeffersonians, Status Quo Buckers, and Ron Paul Fans.

Pax Libertas. Semper Veritas. Semper Res Publica.

What other video chat forums were you going to?

I like this one.

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I was just on Ustream. He

I was just on Ustream. He hopped in and out of that and one on a place I can't remember, another site.

Friend to Minarchists, AnCaps, Voluntaryists, Agorists, Constitutionalists, Libertarians, Paul Supporters, Free Marketeers, Jeffersonians, Status Quo Buckers, and Ron Paul Fans.

Pax Libertas. Semper Veritas. Semper Res Publica.

While you're at it

Bump.

While you're at it, ask him if he knows any way of challenging the results of the AZ and OK conventions as well.

wow!

This is incredible!
Thank you Steve Parent!

For Liberty!!!!

bump

People need to listen to Dr.

People need to listen to Dr. Steven Parent! Join the chat!
http://www.ronpaultribune.com/index.php/voice-chat-room

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