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Mike Gallagher: GOP is doomed if Ron Paul isn't allowed to speak at convention

Mike's facts are a little off like many others in the media - Ron actually HAS attained a plurality in more than 5 states and therefore will be speaking - but this is still a good listen. He 'gets it' that the Republican Party is dead if they shut out the growing Ron Paul liberty faction.

http://youtu.be/uiVRgdSQ8sk - Part 1

http://youtu.be/CAh4PJHqdig - Part 2

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Matt Patrick on The 950 did

Matt Patrick on The 950 did the same thing the other day.......I called in and we discussed the effect it would have on the party if the good Doc is shunned. We also discussed how ole Mittens better step up and start talking and acting like a conservative in line with some of Ron's thinking or Obama gets another four years to wreak havoc.

All you delegates and alternates get ready to make waves at the convention.

Truth before all else.....it is what will allow us to emerge with dignity and honor.

I heard this yesterday

Was listening to my local neocon audio-rag and heard this. He was actually really sticking up for RP, even in the face of his brainless callers during his RP segment...then he showed his M.O- he said something like "if we welcome his supporters then they might pull the lever for romney"...facepalm.

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CORRECTION: "GOP is doomed if Ron Paul isn't NOMINATED"

Nevermind the speaking spot.

If they think THAT will endear us to to Romney, they're sadly mistaken.


Write-In Ron Paul in November - All the while voting out EVERY democrat senator and congress-member.

So If the socialist wins again, at least his hands will be tied for the next 4 years.

Either way, our 2 choices for president are woeful.

REAL bad.

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Don't trust this guy or listen to his show

His aftercoverage of the deepwater horizon oil spill pissed me off so bad. He had the nerve to claim a year or so later that "75% of the oil has cleared up entirely"--an obama administration claim. In any other case he would immediately respond to such a crazy claim by questioning the obama administration's motives or allies. But no, he took it at face value and made some retarded metaphor about peeing in a swimming pool and having it just seem to go away.

Terrible. Who's really paying this guy?


is going to have to do a lot more then give RP an speaking slot at the convention. His tune needs to change to ending the militarism overseas and auditing and ENDING the federal reserve before i will even consider voting for him. And that is even iffy because Mitt is most known for flip flopping so he can't be trusted.

The Republican party blew it in my opinion. They allowed the media and agencies like the CFR to dupe them into being the warmonger party and the anti civil liberties party. Most people just want to be left alone, especially from the gov, but because the Republican party has been so terrible for the last 30 years, people that generally are conservative have been easily converted to liberals based on civil liberty positions and warmonging positions. Please correct me if I am wrong, but historically speaking isn't it republicans that have ended the wars? Maybe I am wrong on this but, I think my point is still valid. Now people think the democrats are about civil liberties, even though it was repubs that pushed the civil liberties vote over the top in the 60's and southern dems that were holding out. I do get that was a breach on property rights, but thats a diff discussion. Regardless of the hypocrisy it is to have more civil liberties with more government, people believe it because republicans allow themselves to be tricked in to thinking that its ok to trade in civil liberties for safety over some false flags created by most likely socialist minded people.

I am glad that more main line repubs are starting to understand the impact of Ron Paul, but it may be to late. We probably have to brace ourselves for another for years of obama.....now i am sad =(


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the GOP threw this election months ago

... imagine: thousands of young active republicans swarm into your old grey-haired dying party. You should be thrilled! You should be ecstatic! You should do everything you can to understand what's causing these youngsters to join your party. Here in Summit the old stodgy Repubs muttered under their breath within earshot smug little comments against the Ron Paul people. Some middle-aged "conservatives" ( in name only ) openly complained about the "damned Ron Paulers tryin' to take over their party...

• the GOP cheated Ron Paul in multiple states in 2008
• the GOP cheated Ron Paul in multiple states in 2012

It's not too late the Ron Paul rloveution could still pull off a miracle for liberty and save the GOP.
Otherwise, with Mitt Romney the GOP will lose and lose big.

There is still hope.

There is much work to do before Tampa.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

Mike Gallagher was one of the

Mike Gallagher was one of the few in the media who spread the word on how ron paul is the most electable in the race. I wonder why this guy is allowed to say what he does being on a major news corporation.

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Because he is

really a Hack thats how. Ive listened to this guy for several years now and i promise HE IS A HACK, I dont care what he said or how he said it....

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
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Have you been listening to his show?

At least a month or two ago, he was shilling Gingrich so hard it's a joke. Mike's just a pundit, he gave the Paul campaign lip service to maintain the image of being fair but never really addressed Paul's core issues. Mike is fake.

Speaking at convention

I don't think there will be much of a fuss in the mainstream media if RP is denied a speaking slot because they don't like to hear the truth any more than the GOP establishment.

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we will not be sucked into your lesser of two evil BS narrative and Mike this Bs about throw use a bone is laughable we don`t want your frek`n bone. We are coming to Tampa and we will have our say at many different venues and there is nothing that the GOP or anyone has to say about it! And to all you establishment GOP dirtbags we are coming for you also because you are part of the problem and we have the answer to the problem and it doesn`t include you!!!!!!!!!

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Sign that the GOP Establishment is doomed. This is not a joke.

"I probably agree with 97% of what Ron Paul says! But it's that 3%, his crazy supporters...I just can't vote for Ron Paul!"


"I probably DISagree with 97% of what Mitt Romney says (and has done). But at least he's better than Obama...I just have to vote for Romney."

Hell of a split. Heavy on the double-think, for sure.

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Mike, Mike, Mike

But where were you before Mike? Where were your strong encouraging words BEFORE the Rominee came about?
This guy does NOT have a history of being respectful to Pauls support. He has a history of throwing Pauls support a bone every now and then because he knows he's toast without us.
This guy is a Hack just like the rest. Do not be fooled people. One of his best friends is Chris Wallace...nuff said! Birds of a Feather.
I almost fell over out of my chair when he started going on about himself not being the "establishment" type...Now THAT was funny. This guy would make a great Comedian.....

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

I didn't add the note

about Mike having a history of being respectful to Ron Paul and his supporters but since you mention it and also his relationship with Chris Wallace you might want to listen to this:

Actually, I heard him that day

I listen to these hacks all the time ( got to keep up with the enemy). Its all for show. He and Wallace are still best buddy's...

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

looks like the OP note is removed now

but judging from these videos posted it seems to be true, although I don't listen to his show reguarly and other people have said he is sometimes not kind to Ron Paul. Regardless it would still be nice to send a thank you message.

The GOP is already doomed.

The GOP is already doomed. There is no way it will survive intact after this election. There will be major political restructuring in 2013 and beyond. The only way forward is through dispersal of power and focus on local and state elections. The Federal government is the enemy of the people.

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I was going to say...

But you beat me to it. Thank you.

I would add a slight caveat, however. The Gerontocratic Oppressive Parasites do have a slim chance -- they could nominate The Good Doctor, and thus save me the trouble of explaining why a vote for Gary Johnson is the opposite of a wasted vote.

My money's on Mitt, however, so I would be delighted to be disappointed.

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May I change the OP's title:

Mike Gallagher: GOP is doomed if Ron Paul isn't allowed to speak at convention nominated.

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Im about sick of hearing how we ARE GOING to be alienated if dr paul doeant get "a primetime speaking spot" or some crap like that. Throw us a bone so we get inline. Are theae pundits on the planet earth? Cant speak for all but i am already alienated by mitt and the gop and nothing will change that short of mitt conceding to ron

yes you may

the new title is Perfect

Thank You

I will say this

Speaking to a room full of republicans doesn't matter if no one will listen. If it just goes in one ear and out the other, then its pointless. Now if they took what Ron Paul said seriously it might help them and us. But I know they wont. There is only one way to solve this problem in America and thats to have a real revolution and kill all the politicians and elites. Thats the only way this will end up. We have tried protesting, it didn't work. We ttried voting and they stole the election and it to did not work. Theres only one option left.

Romney will never be president. The loser should have quit in 08 when he lost against McCain who lost to Obama. What the GOP is thinking I have no idea. I don't think people have forgotten about Bush enough that they are ready to cast fake votes for another neocon warmonger. I have a bad feeling we will be seeing Obama again for 4 more years. The only good thing about this is that this will kill the GOP and having Obama for 4 more years will kill the democratic party as well. Or at least hurt the democratic party severely. The GOP has already had their death blow with Bush, the two wars, immigration, the economy, world trade (remember the Chinese lead painted toys and gluten), and the TARP bailouts. The GOP is done for in many peoples eyes.

"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

I think Mike G.'s anger and anxiety,

his confusion, stems from one glaring fact which he actually seems right on the verge of grasping, lol: It's not the GOP who needs to throw RP a bone. Au contraire, Mike G.! It's RP whose throwing the GOP a bone. It's RP whose trying to save the party. The country.

So close, yet so far away.

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

I think gallagher is in

transition from neo-con to ron paul republican. I was there. most of us were there. One thing though gallagher, we sure as shit are not in this for a freakin' speach.

He Did offer all candidates 2 hrs on his Radio Show during the

Iowa & SC primaries. The only one that took him up on this was Newt and I called the campaign office and let them know about the 2 hrs and Mike was willing to go around Iowa with the Candidates and Interview people on the show. However, the campaign must have thought 2 hrs of Free Radio Talk Time on his show wasn't worth it? I don't listen too much to his Radio show, but at least he was nice to offer this to all Candidates and how could you turn a 1 Million audience down for free?

lol we take people like this seriously, I know he says some

good things whatever, it is 2012 im tired of listening to loud baby boomers on the radio pretending to know anything about who we are... I can pick any one of the screen names on the right of this page and any one of my picks would have soared in ratings compared to these fools

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It Won't Work Gallagher!

I don’t know Gallagher and I’m not fond of people who have contempt without investigation but I feel I can safely go out on a limb here at least to ask a question. He is expressing his outrage about not allowing Ron Paul to speak at the convention but did he show outrage over the bone breaking at state conventions, false delegate slates, having delegates arrested, changing rules and manipulated votes around the country over the past many months? If not he’s just one more Republican hypocrite who thinks it’s time to try appeal to those they’ve spent months alienating. It won’t work with me.