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Romney Campaign & Mass. G.O.P. Disqualifies Ron Paul Delegates For Not Signing (Illegal?) Affidavit

http://bostonglobe.com/metro/2012/06/23/romney-campaign-oust...

An affidavit is never mentioned in the Republican Party’s rules for selecting delegates and has never been required of delegates in the past, GOP critics say. Suspicions are steep this year because Kenney and the others are supporters of Ron Paul, the libertarian candidate whose quixotic campaign for president culminated in an effort to take over state caucuses nationwide. The delegates must vote for Romney, based on his strong primary win in Massachusetts, but Paul’s supporters hope to use the convention to draw attention to his agenda, including auditing the Federal Reserve and requiring wars to be declared by Congress.

Stephanie Ebbert, Boston Globe

I have a feeling all these "disqualified" delegates will be joining Lawyers for Ron Paul, if they haven't already. As stated by the surprisingly neutral author, affidavits are not mentioned in state GOP rules.

Anyways, if you want to express your shock or dissatisfaction, I urge civility! You can contact Chairman McGrathed (of MA GOP's Allocation Committee) at mcgrathed@rcn.com or the MA GOP directly at 617-523-5005. Remember; do unto others as you would have them do unto you. By making a fool of yourself, you discredit our movement for Liberty. We advocate freedom because we practice self-restraint (and trust others to do the same).



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If your state allows write-in

If your state allows write-in votes write in Ron Paul. He's the only guy worthy of the office.

If Your State Allows?

According to 42 USC 1971, the state cannot tell you who you cannot vote for, so the state is violating federal law by not counting a write in vote. My ballot will bear the name Ron Paul no matter what.

The the bad thing is

Obama and romney is just the same thing.

then obama has only 4 years,

then obama has only 4 years, mitt could have 8

This is true

And part of my reasoning.

Chip in for a lawsuit?

Has anyone setup a "Chip-in" to fund the lawsuit? I would like to contribute to bringing that corrupt hell-hole to its knees...

Until the Election is Won!
Chaplain Steve
Ron Paul - Lion of the Constitution

Why not develop some facts and do our own petition

BASED ON THOSE FACTS...If the otherside is using subterfuge, deceit and criminal activity do you think they'd dare answer specific questions under oath ?? Indemnify the cause (I can, can you ?) and you have a winner, no ifs ands or buts.

Just one last kick in the nuts, then a final deathblow

Graham: MA GOP Corrupt and Stupid

Talkmaster Michael Graham: MA GOP “Corrupt and Stupid”
http://www.nhteapartycoalition.org/tea/2012/06/24/talkmaster...

Note: And he's not even a supporter.

Jane Aitken, 35-Year Veteran Teacher
Ron Paul 2008 Consultant
GOP Woman of the Year 2009
Founder NH Tea Party Coalition (NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY FAKE 2009 GROUP)
Founder USPEINetwork @ Yahoo (Nat'l Edu Activism Group)
Board Coalition of NH Taxpayers

Is anything in Massachusetts

Is anything in Massachusetts not corrupt? (that's not to take a thing away from our people there who made a stellar showing and embarrassed dear old Mittens). You guys rocked!

If only I could up vote this comment and article up a 100 times

I would...

"If you want something you've never had before, you have to do something you've never done before." Debra Medina

Mass. is listed as an open primary

The SCOTUS already struck down laws binding political party delegates to certain candidates in states with open primaries.

This makes sense because open primaries allow voters to go back and forth during elections. If one candidate receives alot of voters from the opposite party or from independents, but that same candidate loses the primary, those voters whom also may have became delegates have no allegiance nor should be bound if the state political party is inviting anybody to vote in their primary.

Link?

DO you have a link for this?

Jane Aitken, 35-Year Veteran Teacher
Ron Paul 2008 Consultant
GOP Woman of the Year 2009
Founder NH Tea Party Coalition (NOT AFFILIATED WITH ANY FAKE 2009 GROUP)
Founder USPEINetwork @ Yahoo (Nat'l Edu Activism Group)
Board Coalition of NH Taxpayers

Is that an upgrade to be called "quixotic"?

At any rate, it's been brought to our attention already that it's a Federal crime to disenfranchise voters by forcing them to perjure themselves by not letting them vote their conscience: via L4RP. I'd love to hear these delegates' responses to these racketeers, were they enlightened or did they fall for it.......

"If you want something you've never had before, you have to do something you've never done before." Debra Medina

Romney's quixotic effort to obtain grassroots support

For just once I'd like to see anything Romney or Obama does called "quixotic" by the main stream media.

We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.

-C. S. Lewis

Not signing an affidavit

is not cause for removal.

Welcome to Massachusetts

These hacks will be hearing from a lot of us 2 years from now, at the MASSGOP convention. Whether or not the delegates are approved, the establishment has to go.

Thanks for the invite,

Mass. is a great state regardless of... Were it only Mass and not all 50 states.

"If you want something you've never had before, you have to do something you've never done before." Debra Medina

Question, if Romney has this all wraped up, why the affidavit?

Getting the delegates to sign contracts as to who they vote for, then going to an extreme measure to disqualify those who don't, is no act of confidence. I'm thinking Romneys nomination is not as predetermined as we have been led to believe.

That's right

Who was it that came out in the news the other day saying oromney will not get enough delegates to be the nominee in Tampa?

oromney has 419 the last I looked. It could be less now since OR, ID etc are/have chosing their delegates. 147 delegates for both Newt and Santorum combined will not push oromney over the top. I hope the good Dr has a great 4th of July. He's not a neo-con. He's the only true conservative in this race.

Yes the race is still going so get your backside to Tampa and stop taking fits. Leave out the emotionalism. Think on your feet. We need unity and strength in numbers not tears and bad moods. Leave the drama. Ron Paul NEVER gave up so why should we?

Keepin' it real.

it makes the state gop look

it makes the state gop look bad in the eyes of the RNC/peope who fund.

Trying to be optomestic ...

But it is so hard when everyday there are
Stories like this " YES " we've come far... but
Imagine where we would be if these lying cheating
B#%*# ds were not stealing our votes, and msm Did not
Ignore us!
I don't know if I want to scream, puke
Or cry .. Maybe all 3!

No One But Ron Paul 2012!
MindyNYC

The delegates have not joined the lawsuit. They need to

join as their civil rights were violated and this is a civil rights case. Their vote was being influenced and they were being put under stress.

Romney did a felony in trying to influence their vote. We need them to sign up this weekend as another filing is happening and they need national delegates to sign THIS WEEKEND at Toolsforjustice.com and/or Electionfraudremedy.com

Please contact any Massachusetts delegates for this. By them joining the suit it will strength our case.

SequoiaTrees4RonPaul

There is already a lawsuit... join it

Join the lawsuit... they will handle this.

slm

Three have joined....

....but the rest are apparently drinking the Benton campaign kool-aid.

A big 'Thank you!' to the brave three.

What...

WOW... I can't believe this, what's going on exactly?

I have to say, even in truthful articles there are lies, Ron Paul is REPUBLICAN!!!!!

"Truth is Treason in an Empire that lies" - Ron Paul

Educate the masses, and win in the end.

Standard high quality journalism of today!

*cough - cough*

Maybe they meant "libertarian leaning"??

Romney and RNC are racketeering. This election fraud is

organized and they are a crime syndicate. REALLY.

SequoiaTrees4RonPaul

the nominee was definitely

the nominee was definitely predetermined.

they can't have someone else winning or that would piss off a lot of people in power.

I would write

"signed under duress" on the signature line, and vote for Ron Paul at the convention, and let them see what they do about it.