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★ Ok, The Illinois Gop Is Starting To Piss Me Off. They Extend The Deadline To Register As A Delegate For A 5th Time!

I've been trying to help people become delegates for the IL state convention for about a week now. This is the 5th time the GOP has extended the deadline to register to become a delegate!!! Now the deadline is May 29th. I can't say I know why or if becoming a delegate this late in the game is easier because of it, but it is what it is.

Some people have said their chairman told them the deadline was the 22nd and can't apply anymore. That you can only register as a guest now. While I don't know if this is true or just establishment tricks, the GOP's website where you get your ticket and pay your fee has a count down which says that there's still time to register as either delegate, alternate or guest and have extended all 3 five times so far. Why would they extend the time for all 3 if someone can only be a guest? See for yourself: http://ilgopconvention.eventbrite.com/

I recently received an email (5/25/2012) from GOP chairman Pat Brady saying that there is still time to register.

And McHenry County's GOP website says there's still time (http://www.mcgop.org/mcgop/default.html) It could just be that they haven't updated it, but I'm still a firm believer that a phone call never hurt anyone. I don't post these threads just to get people's hopes up or to pass bad information, rather I have trust issues with the establishment.

If there's anyone out there that's become a delegate or alternate after the supposed May 22nd deadline, please leave a comment saying so

If anyone out there still wants to try and become a delegate, feel free to leave a comment and/or send me an email: sovereign120@gmail. You'll probably be in contact with my son at this point, but he's more knowledgeable anyway.

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The deadline has NOT passed

I just got word from a fellow Paul supporter in Illinois (Jack) who got through to his chairman. It seems that any chairmen who say that the deadline to become a delegate passed on May 22nd is either lying or misinformed. Here is part of Jack's message and see for yourself:

"He said he would find out Tuesday if there were any slots available.. Just from his comments though, it sounded like there were not only alternate slots available, but delegate slots as well.

He then asked me a few questions, like why I recently became active.. I said I just am so upset at the President and that Republicans need to kick him out of the White House in November. I just couldn't bring myself to start spouting positive things about Romney! lol. THEN, Mr. Durante asked, "Alright, you're not a rabble-rouser or a nutcase or anything right?" haha! I can only assume that was slang for "Ron Paul supporter." I of course answered "No" and said I'm very easy going and diminutive.

I will let you know if/when I hear anything back Tuesday."

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we don't need the "gop" whore

what are we fighting for?

it sure as hell isn't what they (the "gop") is fighting for...

Ron Paul
Worth fighting for!

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

They are not helping us...I

They are not helping us...I tried for 3 straight days to get someone on the phone about becoming a delegate...They are not interested in opening this to the public.

I believe they are trying to fill these slots from within and have absolutely no intention of letting any potential Ron Paul people into the convention this June. This is also part of the problem we might see in future state conventions because no state GOP leaders want Nevada/Minnesota/Iowa repeats and they will be prepared fully this time around.

would you mind telling me

would you mind telling me what county and township you are trying for. It is possible I may be able to find out what the issues are.


They're shooting themselves in the foot. As long as we're willing to use word of mouth (proven to be our greatest weapon along with the internet) to get all of our fellow Paul supporters in there, the only way they could come out ahead is if we RAN OUT of Paul supporters!

Meanwhile, Rmoney had better start getting his paid people into the nursing homes to get his most loyal voter base to be delegates.

Starting To? Your very

Starting To? Your very patient...

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

lol, got me there ;)

lol, got me there ;)

New Mexico needs delegates

New Mexico needs delegates too. Find out how to become one http://www.dailypaul.com/235173/step-by-step-guide-on-how-to...

Deadline to become a delegate

Deadline to become a delegate in Oregon is May 31st. Learn how to become one here: http://www.dailypaul.com/236106/deadline-to-become-a-delegat...

Didn't see this coming! Bump!

Didn't see this coming! Bump!


All I have to say about this is..

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This is a GOOOD SIGN

It only means that the GOP doesn't have the #'s to overcome RP. They must be trying to drum up some more establishment yes men.

I thought that when I read about the first try.

5 tries is downright hilarious. lol We RP people need to swarm that place they might be stacking.

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Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution, inevitable.

I've spent a week trying to

I've spent a week trying to get people to do just that.

A Killer Bees work is never done. :)

Good job, keep it up.

Patriot Cell #345,168
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lol, I don't have a choice.

lol, I don't have a choice. the campaign has been sub-par in the delegate assistance category.

We gotta do what we gotta do..

I called the campaign about those little mobile CC devices.. I thought they'd be a great on the spot donation tool but the same igit lady I seem to always get told me "The campaign doesn't use those.. Go talk to the grassroots."

I blew a small gasket.. told her that Romeny and Obama are using them, so YOU do it..

She said she'd pass it off but it was probably lost with her next sip of diet pepsi and the next call.

Anyway, that's the breaks... Most seem to pseudo care. Do your best, we do appreciate it.

Patriot Cell #345,168
I don't respond to emails or pm's.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution, inevitable.

the grassroots are bigger

the grassroots are bigger than the campaign. I see it as just us and the doctor

Yeah I'm withya there.


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was thinkin' the same.

But gotta go undercover when you register, then.

If you look, act, smell or breathe like a Ron Paul supporter

they are going to turn you away. You have to clean up your act before you register. Make your facebook private and change your profile picture. No Ron Paul picture and if you look under 40, put a profile picture up of anything but you or Ron Paul.
They keep extending it because they want Romney supporters.

Maybe we should begin ......

faking them out instead of hiding from them.

sad but true

Empty front row parking spots

Empty front row parking spots for the taking....hello Illinois.

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.



"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere" MLK

Sounds like they're desperate

Nobody wants to represent Mittens?

I was told

It was too late to be a delegate, but that you could register as a guest. Just in case you want to go for the fun of the convention process.

Josh Brueggen
Jack of all Trades
Precinct Commiteeman Precinct 5 Rock Island Co Illinois

If Your Going as a Guest...

We need someone to U-Stream the event.


I am just now booking hotel and tickets for the event. I will be coming to UStream (from Rhode Island.) I did Maine and Vermont too and I have since gotten some fancy new gear for my broadcast.(mini external boom mike, 2X and 8X telephoto add on lenses!) I checked the iPhone carrier/coverage map and should be fine there too!

Really looking forward to it.

Hoping Illinois is organized to WIN! It's certainly more fun for ME that way! =)

Maine was exhilarating and fun to cover! Vermont, not so much...

I've heard that too, but why

I've heard that too, but why have they extended the time to register as a delegate and alternate as well as a guest if it's really too late to be a delegate? See for yourself http://ilgopconvention.eventbrite.com/