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Oregon Republican Party Appoints Friends in Secret Meeting to Replace Duly Elected Delegation

Duly Elected Delegates and Alternates Will Continue Convention Preparations.


SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Republican Party (ORP) Executive Committee members gathered for a secret meeting in Eugene Saturday, June 30 in an ultra vires attempt to appoint replacements for the state’s duly elected alternate delegates. This meeting came exactly one week after the ORP Congressional District (CD) Conventions elected delegates, alternate delegates, presidential electors, and district officers. Executive committee friends and family received the illegitimate appointments – some without even filing for the office – and duly elected alternate delegates received a conciliatory letter from ORP Chairman Allen Alley on their “unsuccessful” election.

CD Conventions held June 23 were met with several hours of delays after voting for delegates to the Republican National Convention and presidential electors to the Electoral College. After more than two hours of delays, CD Chairmen at each convention simultaneously stated the meetings could not proceed later than 5 p.m. and announced, without a motion from the floor, that the conventions were to be immediately adjourned by order of ORP Chairman Alley.

A strong majority of attendees at Congressional District Conventions 2, 3, 4 and 5 objected, voted to continue their business — some in the absence of their CD Chairman and ORP officials — and concluded elections for alternate delegates to the Republican National Convention. PCPs who stayed past 5 p.m. included supporters of Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Rick Santorum, and Newt Gingrich.

“There was an organized effort by ORP leadership to impede the proceedings of the conventions and stall for as long as possible,” said Kevin Renfrow, PCP and duly elected alternate delegate. “They were blaming our delays [in CD-5] on CD-4,” said Diana Hengerer, PCP from CD-5. “In CD-3 they blamed CD-5 and in CD-1 they blamed CD-3.”

“It’s clear Alley and ORP leadership are not happy with the delegation election results,” said Tom Armstrong, PCP and House District Captain. “They wanted their family, friends, and ‘good old boys’ seated on the delegation and they’re willing to break every rule and bylaw to make that happen.” Armstrong’s outrage is shared by those whose vote was unduly dismissed and whose voting rights were violated.

Illegitimate alternate delegate appointments include Kevin L. Mannix, Tim Nashif, and Loren Later who did not file for the positions to which they were appointed; Lindsay Berschauer, Bridget Barton, and Rob Kremer, principal members of Third Century Solutions, a public affairs company with Associate Alley Alley; Ourania Yue, wife of National Committeeman and Executive Committee member Solomon Yue; Jeff Grossman, executive committee member; Lauri S. Hein, in a relationship with Jeff Grossman; Loren Later, executive committee member; Elisa Later, wife of Loren Later; Lisa Walker, wife of FreedomWorks Vice-President Russ Walker whose delegate election is contested; Lindsay Berschauer, running for state representative in House District 26 and worked for the Oregon Transformation Project chaired by Allen Alley; Rob Kremer, ORP treasurer; Andrew Miller, CEO of Oregon Transformation Project, chaired by Allen Alley; Tim Nashif, Oregon Family Council co-founder; and Kevin L. Mannix, who ran for Oregon governor in 2002 and 2006 and Congress in 2008.

In a letter sent to all duly elected alternate delegates July 5, Alley stated, “If you are receiving this letter, you have not been elected as a Delegate or Alternate Delegate to the Oregon Delegation for the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL. Thank you so much for your service to our Party.” [1]

The duly elected Oregon Delegation condemned the actions of Allen Alley and ORP leadership and admonished them to follow ORP Bylaws, Standing Rules, and the will of the CD conventions. Duly elected delegates and alternate delegates will continue their preparations for the Republican National Convention held August 27-30 in Tampa, Fla.

Saturday’s secret Executive Committee meeting is the latest in a series of controversial actions by ORP leadership surrounding the ORP CD Conventions and it’s clear that Oregon Republicans are taking notice. A resolution to the Executive Committee, the Oregon Republican Party, and the Republican National Committee began circulating to the State’s hundreds of Precinct Committee Persons (PCPs) early this week. PCPs who have been disenfranchised and whose voting rights have been violated have been asked to join the letter as signatories.

The resolution states firmly that, “We, the undersigned, duly elected [PCPs], do hereby recognize and serve notice … that the business of the ORP Executive Committee meeting held June 30, 2012 is invalidated by operation of law in accordance with ORP Bylaws, Article IV, Section E for failure to give the required 30 day written notice … and furthermore, we … do hereby direct and admonish [the] ORP Executive Committee members to follow the laws and the bylaws…” [2]

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w00t, we are 'two confident, yet tactful 20-somethings'. I guess the camera takes about 10 yrs off, if you are a Liberty supporter?


See my video and full account


Now I have a tooth gnashing migraine headache...I need to lay down.

If voting could change things, it would be illegal . . .

Uh huh. Right out there in plain sight. And wait & see how much attention this gets in the national media. Ought to be a movie about the Republicruds & the Presstitutes like "Dumb and Dumber" -- call it "Evil and Eviler."

Recommended reading: The Most Dangerous Superstition by Larken Rose

Because the original post

Because the original post about this gets lost in the comments, the campaign lawyers are on the case! :) Here is the letter they've already sent the ORP


Thanks Maeve

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

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Does anyone know if David

Does anyone know if David Warrington sent a letter for the OK and LA conventions as well? If not, I'm wondering why only OR would get a letter.

And I Thought Oregon Was A Liberty-Friendly State

Obviously I was mistaken.

Which collective ...

... do you think really exists in OR?

Breaking the rules

How can they just break the rules like this and sleep well at night? What is the point of having a delegate process if they are just going to invalidate the results and appoint their buddies?? What the hell is going on here?!? It just makes me furious...

if THIS is not fascism...

..what is?!

There are many good points about the USA brand of fascism in this long New Year interview with Chris Hedges.


I have avoided acknowledging or using this term for long time, but this year made it for me. RNC is a private fascist organization. It is better to call it the name it duly worked for to deserve in this election process.

What to do with it? It should be abolished, as soon as possible. I do not know how to do it, but I know that it is dangerous to our freedom and liberty.

Ron Paul ... forever.

Well it's good to know RP and

Well it's good to know RP and his campaign will see to it that this is corrected, ASAP! Just like OK, AZ and MA.

End sad sarcasm.

Actually, the campaign is taking legal action

Here is the letter from the campaign's lawyers:


I'm ready to join the Lawyer effort

Would be nice if the RP campaign would chime in though.

I have made a vow never to support a GOP candidate again. I hope people will see that this means the Libertarian Party needs to grow and compete.

We have the GOP/RNC scared that Ron Paul will win the

Nomination because Ron Paul CAN WIN the Nomination.
This would Not be happening if the GOP/RNC thought the Nomination with Romney was all locked-up.
This is a fight for OUR Freedom and Liberty and we must continue to fight and make sure we WIN.
Ron Paul is still running for POTUS so, don't you forget it and don't, believe anything written telling you otherwise and don't stop letting everyone you know and meet that Ron Paul is going to Win the Nomination and the POTUS.


so the gop could'nt win , never could win , so lets just steal it and shove the delegates out, does anyone else see anything WRONG with this.


"He's this eccentric Ghandi-Like figure that you cant touch with the normal bribes that people respond to."
the man Doug Wead on DR. RON PAUL

Everyone, what have we got to lose??

Join the lawyer for Ron Paul and the grassroots effort to make our elections fair.

THIS IS CRAZY!! Tell everyone you know this is happening, this is an outrage!!

Please teach me

Maybe I don't know my history very well, but please refresh my memory on it. Did Goerge Washington and the people who served under him sue, protest, or act respectful when the British came marching in? I'm not trying I advocate violence, just self defense and standing up for the rule of law.

It's obvious to me

that Obama will not win the November election. That leaves the fight for president to Ron Paul and Mitt Romney. What I'm afraid of is that Obama may declare martial law and have everyone at the Ron Paul party in Tampa placed under arrest. That would insure that he would loose and his buddy (almost spelled it butty) Romney would win.
Lock up anyone that may elect someone else and make sure your pal wins!
Maybe I'm just being pessimistic?

I think that

Obama and his administration would first have to seize our weopons (as they've been trying to do) before that. Else they would have to arrest millions accross the nation the same day because civil war would errupt pretty quickly.

I'm still more scared of just election fraud at this point. But whether it's Obama or Romney in the White House I agree that martial law is coming.

Isaiah 2:4
And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

When you are fighting dirty players - play dirty

those delegates who were replaced need to sue for damages. You need to file against the ORP as well as the people individually. Criminal court is all well and good - but civil court - well that's where you really kick people in the balls so to speak.
Please tell me a few of those replaced delegates are minorities - replaced with good ole white folk - because then you kick the corrupt dbags while they are down with a civil liberties suit as well.

Hit them hard and often.
Have no mercy - for you will receive none yourselves.

This is the dailypaul - if it is a matter of money - we can take care of that!!!


at least one of them was a minority

"Reformers perceive the crisis others do not detect." -DNW

bar grieve

If any of the fraudsters are attorneys with bar cards in the state, bar grieve them. It's free. You won't win, but any bar grievance will ding their malpractice insurance rates. If dozens file a bar grievance, they could potentially get dropped by their insurance company.

I see the Oregon GOP

is intent on further discrediting our republican system of government and is looking to implement a more EU model.

"I never submitted the whole system of my opinions to the creed of any party of men whatever in religion, in philosophy, in politics, or in anything else where I was capable of thinking for myself." - Thomas Jefferson

The foxes are patroling the

Hen houses again.


They look more like weasels to me

or chickenhawks.

It bears repeating

Because the original post about this gets lost in the comments, the campaign lawyers are on the case! :) Here is the letter they've already sent the ORP


Blessings )o(

So makes you wonder

So makes you wonder then....

What were these same campaign lawyers doing when robberies were being committed in Oklahoma, Arizona, Louisiana, Massachusetts & a whole bunch of other place?

Immoral funding of Military Industrial Complex by Federal Reserve and US taxation system must stop!!!! End illegal/unconstitutional wars! Preserve US currency!

They may have pursued it. We

They may have pursued it. We don't know. The only reason we know that they are pursuing this one is because of an article written about it and someone getting hold of the actual letter. I'm sure the campaign has done much work behind the scenes that we know nothing about.

Blessings )o(

Don't you think...

If the campaign was really pursuing these events, then the delegates would get informed. Then the delegates would correct posts like these at the DP and elsewhere? what good would it do to take care of business without keeping the delegates in the loop?

Might've Been Timing, Strategy

Or BOTH..."Loose lips sink ships".

If you want to reveal a secret: Post it here on the DP.

Now that should make things clearer.

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!