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Ron Paul Supporters Won't Back Down in Louisiana GOP Dispute

By Jonathan Tilove | The Times-Picayune

Likening Louisiana Republican chairman Roger Villere to a North Korean despot, Ron Paul supporters have filed a challenge against the state party's certified delegation to the national convention in Tampa, Fla., with the Republican National Committee's Committee on Contests.

"This contest challenges the tyranny of one person, Roger Villere, who, on the eve of the Louisiana Republican State Convention attempted to impose anti-democratic Convention rules that were without any authority," reads the 21-page challenge filed last week by Washington attorneys David Warrington and Lee Goodman of LeClairRyan, who have been retained by the national Ron Paul campaign to handle delegates challenges in Louisiana, Massachusetts and Oregon, and to defend Paul delegates from a challenge in Maine. "The rules he attempted to impose were draconian and more characteristic of a North Korean politburo than a democratic American political party that honors procedures and majority votes."

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People need to stop insulting

People need to stop insulting North Korea by comparing our system of government with theirs :)

I live in New Orleans and I

I live in New Orleans and I walk around NOLA sporting my Ron Paul hat (I don't see any Romney, or Obama hats BTW) and I regularly get people telling me they like my hat. I've even had someone offer to buy it. I suggested they visit Dr Pauls website and purchase their own so they could both have a hat AND the comfort of knowing that they helped support the campaign.

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Give them Hell

The more stunts like this they pull the more they expose themselves for what they are. Shouldn't even be called a challenge, that just makes it sound like it's difficult, this should be an open-and-shut case.

That is some good news

We need to fight while we can win..