We HAD the neocon GOP on the run here in Maine, but...Submitted by SteveMartin on Tue, 07/10/2012 - 05:55
Dear Liberty Folks in other states,
We must continue to network with each other about what is going on in each others locales, in order to effectively expose the enemy's tactics and to hit them appropriately in the right ways. They key to ongoing victory that MEANS SOMETHING BEYOND TAMPA is to get liberty candidates elected to state office. The State GOP organizations (except maybe in IA, NV and possibly AK) are still in the hands of the enemies of the USA, and that should be our primary focus going forward--taking over control over WHO PICKS OUR CANDIDATES.
Here in Maine, the GOP has not even slowed their corrupt and coercive tactics. They have brazenly put forward "The Snowe Clone" (the guy who counts the votes and who worked for Olympia Snowe for ten years as her state director,) current Secretary of State, Charlie Summers, as "our candidate" for the U.S. Senate. He "won" in a 6-man race for the nomination to replace the retiring Senator Snowe. Summers supposedly got 29% to win going away when no one seriously even considered him a contender. In the only other liberty-candidate contested national race (for U.S. Congress) going on this cycle in Maine, the liberty candidate lost the nomination (again, under questionable circumstances) to another close aide and confidante to the Rockfeller-C.F.R. Snowe Queen-- Maine Senate President, Kevin Raye.
Additionally, Charlie Webster (our state party chairman) admitted on the floor of the State Committee meeting I attended a couple weeks ago they would continue to hand pick all candidates for state office and support their RINOs over others who might run for the same seat...i.e. blatantly favoring some Republicans over other Republicans in the nomination races for Maine State House and Senate. They shot down an attempt to allow the State Committee to be involved in candidate recruitment, and decided to keep that TOTALLY IN CHARLIE WEBSTER'S HANDS.
This unconscionable situation results in ongoing absurdities such as that which occurred in my county (Aroostook County--largest county east of the Mississippi) where Ron Paul took 59% in the straw poll (best %age of any county in the nation, btw...) and yet, NOT ONE OF OUR DELEGATION OF RINO REPRESENTATIVES TO AUGUSTA supports Ron Paul and our Constitutional rights.
Nothing has really changed in Maine other than that they know we can be a force to reckon with, and that they have to be even more clever when violating their own laws, excluding liberty candidates, etc.
Controlling the state party organization is everything. In Maine, we have an 80-seat Maine State Republican Committee (MSRC) that runs things--at least on paper. Right now, we only have about 31 liberty members of the MSRC, and a handful of those can probably be easily swayed to support the RINOs initiatives, even to supporting people like Charlie Summers, Kevin Raye and Charlie Webster, because they simply are not veterans of the Constitutional restoration movement and can be bamboozled. We have a ways to go, for sure.
What is happening in you state?
For the Republic and Its Creator,
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