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King County Leadership Called Out at WA State Convention

http://youtu.be/_LnjP-OKXhI

King County Chairwoman Lori Sotelo and Executive Director of the King County GOP Office Staff are called out at the WA state GOP convention for shenanigans they pulled at district caucuses.

During the delegate speeches, one candidate decided to use his time to explain to the body some of the problems brought on by those in leadership positions during the caucuses in King County.

Afterwards, a few Romney folks from around the state commented to fellow RP supporters that they did not know things like this had been taking place.

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Best Moment of the Convention!!

Except for carrying our RP slate in CD 7 of course ... This was awesome and really needed to be said. Took serious guts in front of a very hostile room, well done!

Thanks

It's really nice to hear everyone's reaction to my speech I appreciate you giving your thoughts.

I was there in back of room

I heard it very clear and it was well received and well spoken. More of us should have done it. Documentation of all the cheating is now our best tool. There are some who are not going down via this cheating slimy stuff without a fight. I believe Sotelo was even elected as a national delegate, and this should not be allowed.

California Liberty Candidates!

SPREAD this page FAR AND WIDE, let's make it viral. In a few minutes a TON of people are going to hear and see this page (via robocall and text) so let's supplement it by posting everywhere!

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Transcript: Hi, my name is

Transcript:

Hi, my name is Grant...?...I'm a delegate for 34th district. I would just like to say that I am appalled by the unscrupulous actions taken by the leadership in King County. For those of you who are unaware, bubble ballot sheets and scan machines were withheld from the 36th district by ?Lisa Shannon and in the 37th the caucus was forced to conduct the meeting outside after the King County Chairwoman, Lori Sotelo, prevented the business of the assembly from being completed inside the facility. If the Republican Party wants to win elections we need to welcome newcomers with open arms rather than attemoting to exclude people through devicive tactics.

Thats the best as I can hear it.

Here is a better transcript

I gave the speech so I know what I said here ya go:

Hi, my name is Graham Nayler and I am a delegate for the 34th District. I would just like to say that I am appalled by the unscrupulous actions taken by leadership in King County. For those of you who are unaware, bubble ballot sheets and scanner machines were withheld in the 36th district by Lisa Shinn and in the 37th the caucus was forced to conduct the meeting outside after the King County Chairwoman Lori Sotelo prevented the business of the assembly from being completed inside the facility. If the Republican Party wants to win elections we need to welcome newcomers with open arms rather than attempting to exclude people with divisive tactics.

Yours was pretty darn close though good job!

Haha, at first I mistakenly

Haha, at first I mistakenly read banner in background as "MAKING WASHINGTON CHEAT AGAIN" instead of "MAKING WASHINGTON GREAT AGAIN". Perhaps per-conceived notions due to Lori Sotelo, Kitsap county etc. Hope I don't need to get my eyes checked.

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Haha! In 2008 it was "A Party on the March" and all the

McCainites walked out!

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

I believe it is Rule#.....

38.

Unwatchable

If "supporters" talk and shout during a speech by a fellow supporter, making it impossible for those around them to hear the speaker, I hate to think what it was like when the speaker was someone else.

This does not help the cause.

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

people were able to hear me

maybe the cell phone wasn't the greatest audio but people could hear me numerous folks came up to me afterwards and thanked me for what I said.

The video was a cell phone

The video was a cell phone because some places do not want television cameras to cover the convention and because the media won't be fair and cover this news as news or even cover it at all like Fox has chosen to do. That you found it unwatchable is because there is no nonpartisan news coverage to watch. Don't complain to us. Complain to CBS, NBC, ABC, MSNBC and CNN. Complaining to Fox is a waste of time. Even CSPAN won''t cover it. So outlaw or bootleg cell phone coverage is all anyone can get of the proceedings.

well done!

thx

I was a few rows back and loved it!

GREAT WORK!

THIS is why the Romney camp wanted speeches cut down to 30 seconds from 1 minute and then they tried to cut them down to 15 seconds.

Fortunately that didn't pass.

Unfortunately Lori Sotelo was elected as a delegate in my district (9) of which I am most ashamed.

I tried to get an amendment to the state platform to end ALL U.S. foreign aid and was standing right next to the mic when Wilbur called on a Romney guy who moved to adopt the entire platform as is.

I argued it but to no avail. They just voted to adopt it.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

That leaves me

With one question. What is everyone doing to make sure he gets the 5 states he needs to get on the ballot in Tampa? Is he even going to be on the ballot in Tampa? If not all this delegate stuff is kind of a waste of time. Whats going on with that?

"But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing." - Andrew Jackson

Well, the 5 states rule, no

Well, the 5 states rule, no matter how much the GOP and MSM will tell you, applies to 'a majority of delegates', not popular vote. I believe Ben Swann covered it in a recent video I forget the 'rule number' that would be in the title though.

Plurality!

Plurality not Majourity! You only need to have the most delegates, Not 50% or more.

Heh, either way, looks like

Heh, either way, looks like we're gonna have enough for either at this point, incase they throw excuses at us :).

Did we

Get any delegates for Paul out of this at all? I heard it was very low in Washington state. I hope so. I think I heard 6 delegates from earlier.

"But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing." - Andrew Jackson

yes, 5 RP, 1 santorum (on RP Slate)

were elected from the districts, RP got 5 or 6 of 43 from WA State

The neocons

Are only hurting themselves. They can deny Ron Paul and his supporters wins, sure. They can even deny him the nomination and all they will get for their efforts is an Obama second term. This is the kind of stuff that makes me enjoy thinking of Romney losing and Obama winning his second term. Not because I like Obama, far from it. But because that is the best punishment for these neocon morons. They obviously have not learned and they need to be spanked and put back in the corner I suppose. See how they act in Tampa. If it goes against us I will watch with glee as Romney loses and they lose. Of course we will all lose, but having Obama for a second term will bother them way more than us.

"But you must remember, my fellow-citizens, that eternal vigilance by the people is the price of liberty, and that you must pay the price if you wish to secure the blessing." - Andrew Jackson

"Of course we will all lose,

"Of course we will all lose, but having Obama for a second term will bother them way more than us."
Not sure the establishment would care, it feels to me like that is what they want.

I agree with RageFury...

"Having Obama for a second term will bother them way more than us."

Here's why this is a true statement: Many of us believe that there is no appreciable difference between the democrat and establishment republican parties.

Therefore if Obama wins it won't be all that different than Romney.

In fact, in some ways Obama may even be better than Romney ie: militarism. Not that I approve of what Obama did in Lybia or Afghanistan but Romney is ready for a war with China.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

"in some ways Obama may even

"in some ways Obama may even be better than Romney"
here is another reason:
With Obama we get 4 more years of Establishment policy, with Romney we get 8 more years of Establishment policy.
That is provided we survive the next 4...

For them it's "anyone but Paul".

The elite can't wait until they can eliminate RP from the discussion. Then the MSM will hammer people all day long w/the same old left vs right false paradigm. In the scenario of Obama vs Romney, Obama gets to play the compassionate one who cares about the regular people. Romney gets to appeal to the other side by manipulating their fears(gays, terrorists, etc). Ultimately, those at the top would prefer an Obama presidency because he has more charisma and acting ability. However, it is win/win for them so they will probably just sit back and enjoy the show!

Great delivery.

It was direct, it wasn't a rant, it laid it at individuals' feet who were culpable not a whole group, it told ALL why it was important no repeats of the shenanigans happen, and closed before the time had elapsed.

Terrific!

thank you so much

for your kind statements, glad you liked my speech.

I was there

I was there at the washington state convention. The older generation neocons may have won the battle, they got all delegates out of the 43 except for 6 people.

BUT THEY HAVEN'T WON THE WAR!

-D