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Ben Swann – Facts: Clarification from the RNC rules committee, Ron Paul has 6 states

Ben Swann of Reality Check with Ben Swann and an award winning nightime news anchor at WXIX FOX 19 in Cincinnati joins Daily Paul Radio with Kurt Wallace for ‘Facts: Clarification from the RNC rules committee, Ron Paul has 6 states' to discuss the details about his converstaions with rules committee and what that means for the many states in question regarding the nomination of Ron Paul eligibility at the RNC in Tampa. Ben also explains more regarding the unbound and bound delegates lawsuit and what a decision made prior to convention would do.

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See also: Ben Swann: Three Facts About A Candidate's Name Being Placed Into Nomination at RNC

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Switch-Hitter's Signature Please

Would the switch-hitter sign a Ron Paul nominating form?

Colorado was a win for Paul

100% certain ... I was there

Great!!! Now..

The Paul camp better make sure he is on the ballot and can be nominated. The lack luster attitude and performance from them has been disappointing to say the least many times out seems as though they were attempting to be stealthy or just plain give up. This is not the time for that kind of attitude, we need the passion and drive that we here on this site have to push for the Dr. to have his speaking spot and nomination that he has earned. If they do their jobs, it will be a glorious day in which we unleash hell on our corrupt and broken system and remind them who they work for. I can't wait!

contact the news media whores

... and tell them to stick a big smelly sock in their pie-holes

Kurt Wallace + Ben Swann

Someone put some chocolate in my peanut butter. Someone put some peanut butter in my chocolate. This is awesome.

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President Ron Paul!!!!!

For too long we have allowed the media to choose who our next president will be. We are fed up with their propaganda and lies. We have something that they cannot touch: Hope, Passion, and Desire. We are awake, and we are ready for change. Together we can unite and let our voice of liberty be heard. Stand together as Americans and declare that Ron Paul will be the ONLY person who will get your vote. Freedom cannot be accomplished through compromise. Thumbs up & repost everywhere!

Ron Paul 2012

Will the Campaign Finally Act Now to Nominate Ron Paul???

Will Jesse Benton and John Tate finally act NOW and DO THEIR JOBS to help Nominate Ron Paul for President in Tampa next month? After all they have not done much since May 14th to earn their $600,000 + salaries.

After Ben's excellent analysis their is absolutely NO EXCUSE for the Campaign not to be IN IT TO NOMINATE OUR CHAMPION FOR PRESIDNET.

Anything less than an all out effort will be seen by all Ron Paul Supporters as a betrayal that will not be forgiven.

What say you Jesse and John NOW?????

My Tampa Predictions

I hope Ben is right. Obviously, if by some unseen event Dr. Paul were to become the nominee, that would be a game changer and many of those who have lost hope and have been swayed in a truly hopeless direction, will come back and rejoin the fold. If that does not happen, I feel certain about a few things and about others I would like to make a few predictions.

Of one thing I am certain. Ron Paul's speech at *his* rally will be the most historic, the most moving, the most convincing any of us has ever heard. All of the delegates will be there as well as many of those not to be seated. There will be many who have followed Ron Paul's instructions and will stand with him no matter what. The message will soar. The words will be very carefully chosen as only an honorable and selfless man who has studied the entire political spectrum longer than anyone can express them. Everyone's *truth bells will go off* .... every delegate will go into the convention unmoveable.

Of that I am certain. Beyond that, I have a few predictions.

1. Ron Paul will be given a speaking spot at the convention.

It may not be prime time; however, everyone there will want to hear what he has to say. It will go viral on the internet. It will go down in the history books. Romney will *allow it* and so will the GOP. Why? Because it is a given that there are "Ron Paul" Republicans who will, after listening to the rally speech and the speech on the floor...will feel hope. It will reach down into their inner man and woman and they will realize that there are (and have been for some time) many formulating the plan that is our only hope.

2. Ron Paul will NOT endorse Romney; however, he will ask that we vote for him.

We will not vote for him because we *like him* or *agree* with him and many of us will realize that the President as it stands now is hardly *the decision maker*...just an up-front PR person for TPTB. However, Ron Paul will once again point out the vulnerabilities within the two heads of the beast. He will recommend that we go with the *head* within which we have the best possibility to make inroads. In doing so, he will once again emphasize that there is still power at the *local* level. There is an honorable method of infiltrating and he has led the way. He will never abandon those who are seeking office within the GOP in order to change it. He will NEVER abandon them.

3. Romney and the GOP WILL allow Ron Paul to speak and give him respect, because he has asked that we vote Republican.

Not vote Republican because we endorse Romney...or that we in any way see him as the lesser evil of the two beasts, but because voting Republican will slow down somewhat the chaos that is to come and buy time for those both at the local and national level who ARE "Ron Paul" Republicans.

4. At both the rally and the Convention, Ron Paul will hit his crowning legacy...End the Fed.

At this point given the world economy and the inevitable crash that is to come, Ron Paul is attacking the root of all evil. Many non-"Ron Paul" Republicans have joined him on the floor in backing his relentless exposure of the power behind the globalists, those who profit from it, and the enslavement that has accrued. With the coming crash...his words will be long remembered (we shall see to that) ...and many will finally wake-up to the deception. He knows this is not *just another bill*...it is the mother of all bills. It is a growing consciousness that transcend all political parties.

5. Ron Paul will NEVER endorse the Libertarian Party.

It is not because they "done him wrong." It is because they are...fake. He knows who now owns them and their intent and game plan.
When asked for his *blessing* he much like another on a mountain-top said, "get thee behind me." It is a ruse and he knows it.

6. Ron Paul Campaign has saved some money and may need more. If he does not win the nomination, he will go on a speaking tour...attended by thousands...encouraging others to back our "Ron Paul" Republicans...but the primary purpose will to set off the most unbelievable and peaceful intellectual revolution in the history of this country and the world. And, *they* will let him do it...just to secure Republican votes. But that will not be the real purpose. It will be to give more the tools they need to remain steadfast through the devastation that is about to happen. Nobody ever said it would be easy and he, more than anyone, knows this.

I am not a Republican. I am a "Ron Paul" Republican. I know a senior statesman when I see and hear him...when I study his life...when I study his economics...when I see his choices.


Could you expand on why the

Could you expand on why the libertarian party is fake and who owns them and what their game plan is please?

Ben Swann is awesome however,

did anyone mention this to the Paul campaign? It seems they given up already and aren't doing anything in regards to the RNC convention. It would be great if Dr. Paul could get his 15 minutes to speak.

Ben Swann is Awesome indeed!

The campaign and delegates know this, they're laying low to keep the heat off and minimize any further political persecution.

It's an information war. The less the media and enemy knows at this point the better. The media always uses propaganda against us.

Nomination Questions

Still lots of questions. Who is responsible for raising the nomination signatories from delegates? What is the process for presenting that nomination? Who is it given to? What are the time limits? Where should it be done?

I only ask these questions because I get the feeling that some states that may be able to nominate Paul may fail to do so - or fail to do it correctly - simply because they may not know, or nobody takes responsibility just hoping others know what to do and are doing it. It will be the last hurdle to nomination and is just a matter of getting the process right.


You are only bound.......if you only have one nominee.

Meaning? Yeah. More than one nominee, you aren't bound- because now, you have several nominees to choose from.

That's my take-away.

Also liked his warning to the delegates to know BEFORE they hit Tampa, what the rules say.

I would also like to suggest to the delegates going to Tampa, watch "The Art of War" on YouTube-several times-couldn't hurt!

If it's good enough for governments, good enough for businesses, good enough for militarists, and by extension, DNC/RNC, it's good enough for the delegates to the RNC in Tampa.

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


is just talk, an opinion is just an opinion. We need rules. If rules are unclear, RNC will be able to interpret it either way and in practice, not our way. If the delegates were completely free, they would be able to theoretically nominate Karl Rove or Sarah Palin at this stage.


Did you listen to the

Did you listen to the interview?

He spoke to the RNC rules committee, aka the ones who make the RULES. This isn't Ben's "opinion", this is what they said.

The delegates are completely free to nominate whoever they want.

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What a scoop, Ben and Kurt




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

Wikipedia Has The Following On The Ron Paul Page:

FROM WIKIPEDIA @ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ron_Paul

I hope this is wrong and the 6 states stand.

On July 12, 2011, Paul announced that he would forgo seeking another term in Congress in order to focus on his presidential bid.[5] On May 14, 2012, Paul announced that he would not be competing in any other Presidential primaries, but that he would still competing for delegates in states where the primary elections have already been held.[6] On 14 July 2012, Ron Paul failed to win a plurality of delegates at the final convention in the state of Nebraska, which ended his ability to ensure a speaking spot at the Republican National Convention.

Remember its wikipedia...

Remember its wikipedia, which means anybody could have added that, which also means we can change it. That particular sentence is referencing this blog:


It's a semi-protected page so I can't edit it yet (I just joined wikipedia today so I can't immediately edit semi-protected pages), but I'm sure somebody else here has access to edit it. BTW you can use this as a new reference for now:


'Naapple' did it

Wikipedia user 'Naapple' penned that locked crap.
There is dialogue on that error here:

I just replied in the talk

I just replied in the talk section, hopefully he reads it (and understands)


Now Ron Paul will have a speaking spot that will convert the majority of delegates to his side to win the nomination!


Don't say that too loud or too often. The Romney campaign is better left in the dark or they wil cheat RP from speaking.

Keepin' it real.

Tell Ron Paul I'm Popping Open A Bottle Of DOM Tonight!

I have a good reason to celebrate now. This was my first goal, to see Dr. Ron Paul qualify to be nominated and placed on the ballot..

Soldiers of Liberty : R U Ready to move out to Tampa and take our stand

Take that Jesse.....lol...

Its Tampa and beyond!

For Liberty!



Awesome interview! Thank you

Awesome interview! Thank you so much!

Note to delegates: Make this your plan please!

Blessings )o(

CONFIRMED! .... Will Post On Twitter..

Clarification from the RNC rules committee, Ron Paul has 6 states'

WOW!! Man this is great news!

Ron Paul now needs to be nominated and then placed on the ballot...

Lets get organized..We must not blow this opportunity my fellow patriots!

Not trying to rain on your parade but ....

This is great and all but worthless if RNC decides to ignore it which they do when they please. We need muscle (symbolically). Bullies don't just change their evil ways because of a carefully investigated explanation of the rules. I don't know what we need but it's more than this.

Just be proud for doing what you could, place your faith in God, wait for one world government to set up which brings in the antichrist whose sole purpose is to bring forth the the abomination that causes desolation' standing where it does not belong.

Then get some popcorn, watch the show and have a margarita and pack your bags. It's gonna be good one!

Good points we must keep our

Good points we must keep our eyes wide open!

Ben Swann needs to interview Carl Cameron from Fox in Washington

Hi Kurt, maybe you or Ben Swann should call Carl Cameron at FOX NEWS about his story on May 4th, confirming Ron Paul's qualifying for Nomination at the Tampa GOP Convention. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQ24-Exqt-Q&feature=youtu.be - After all, we all know he qualified so does FOX, so where did this phony Nebraska garbage come from? Well, it was a rhetorical question.