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Ron Paul Will Not Seek To Be Nominated From The Floor, Because The DELEGATES Seek To Nominate Ron Paul From The Floor.

Jesse Benton's comment, "Dr. Paul will not seek to be nominated from the floor" has stirred a lot confusion among the DPers.

This is understandable, but at the same time EVERYBODY has to remember that the only important thing is to understand that it is the DELEGATES that seek to nominate Ron Paul from the floor.

It is not the job of Ron Paul, but of the delegates. Everything else is distraction. PERIOD!

This is well understood by the highest Up-Voted comments on this thread "Benton: ‘Dr. Paul will not seek to be nominated from the floor.’":

By youjustgotpauled +45 votes: http://www.dailypaul.com/comment/2665567

By Independent_Thought +42 votes: http://www.dailypaul.com/comment/2665257

By mk3suprafy +41 votes: http://www.dailypaul.com/comment/2665505

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ROUGHING IT by Mark Twain

Aim and object of the law and lawyers was to defeat justice
American saddle
Cayote is a living, breathing allegory of Want
Children were clothed in nothing but sunshine
Contempt of Court on the part of a horse
Feared a great deal more than the almighty
Fertile in invention and elastic in conscience
Give one's watch a good long undisturbed spell
He was nearly lightnin' on superintending
He was one of the deadest men that ever lived
Hotel clerk who was crusty and disobliging
I had never seen lightning go like that horse

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

all I know is that I am praying . . .

for all of *you* who will be in Tampa, for all my DP 'friends', for all the delegates who care about liberty--

and for the veterans who plan to march and for Dr. Paul--

that's all I can do.

it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

There are a great many others

who will be praying right along with you brother!
Keep strong and keep the faith!
We are being sorely tried, keep in prayer always!

" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~

Read between the lines.

Since day one, we have had a hand-full of statements that at first glance seem dire but as the initial reactive emotional response settles down we begin to see the genius behind it. This is what using the enemies tactics against them is all about. We know how the Romney camp works, we know how to manipulate the MSM appetite for juicy bits of meat (news). And like the simple-minded sheep that is the opposition, they will eat it up and once again be fooled that it's over and they've won.

As a reminder:

☑ First they ignore you,
☑ then they laugh at you,
☑ then they fight you,
◻ then you win.

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

I agree 100%! Just like when

I agree 100%! Just like when RP said they were going to stop advertising in the final states, the LSM reported that he dropped out. I have to believe this was planned, the campaign HAD to know what the LSM would do. People should stop having these 'knee-jerk' reactions without knowing all the facts, there must be a plan...PATIENCE...Everybody will know in two weeks or so, until then, Keep The Faith!

Your motto says it all. Very

Your motto says it all. Very nice.

"Air is the very substance of our freedom, the substance of superhuman joy....aerial joy is freedom."--Gaston Bachelard--


What Ron Paul says out to the general public is true, but he always leaves plenty of room for us to do the job he needs us to do.
He knows we're smart enough to know what to do even if what he says publicly might seem contradictory.
Remember, we don't take orders from the random trolls here or those who might have lost the will to fight - we take orders from our inner knowledge and the source of truth and justice, keep fighting the good fight and be the inspiration that gets others back onto their feet!


Now they know..ssshhh.



Hammer Down Patriots. Delegates are in position to make THEIR voices heard. Front Page this P.a.u.L ! This is the moment we have been waiting for. Get this post out to all delegates ASAP! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFKZqbGRuxs


Made my day with this, I should know better by now lol. Cant believe I misconstrued what Benton said. Keepin it positive!

Homeland security statement: patriotism is now considered terrorism.
I love www.isidewith.com shared it with everyone I know. If anything they realize its not just a red and blue idiot running for reelection.

Great post

That other one has become too contentious.

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison


Ron Paul did not elect you to your delegate position.

State delegates did.

Presumably, in most cases, they elected you to that position with an understanding that you would be nominating and voting for Ron Paul.

You must do your job. If you do not, then you're just another slimey politician who ran for your position to do one thing and then do another.

While we may be Ron Paul supporters and he is our political guiding light, HE DID NOT ELECT YOU TO YOUR POSITION.


That's the definition of "delegate". They DELEGATED their power to you. You must fulfill your promise to those who elected you.

That means you will be PRESENT at the convention 100% of the time. You will do everything in your power to NOMINATE and VOTE FOR Ron Paul.

The campaign didn't elect you, Ron Paul didn't elect you, your state's campaign coordinator didn't elect you, STATE DELEGATES DID. And they are counting on you!


Are we supposed to ignore the wishes of Ron Paul? Really?

I'll be in Tampa as an alternate so I'm in contact with a lot of the delegates. I can assure you that we aren't just going for a vacation, and we will be doing all that we can for "the movement" but we also don't want to embarrass Ron Paul. He's made it fairly clear that he doesn't want to be part of any efforts towards a brokered convention, but there are things we can work on to put pressure on Romney and to build momentum for the future.

Think long term.


First of all, Ron Paul ran for president. IF he didn't want to win, he shouldn't have run.

Secondly, Ron Paul did not elect his delegates. They are REPRESENTATIVE DELEGATES of the people who elected them. Those people elected their delegates TO DO A JOB.

If you don't even TRY to do the job you were elected to do, you're a slimebag - same as any other politician who says they'll do one thing before their election and then does something else afterward.


Let fate and God and the delegates decide. GO RP DELEGATES GO! May the Peace of the Lord be with you!


Softy, be the leader you were elected to be and do your job regardless of what RP's wishes are.......

"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

Thanks FBI for a highly

Thanks FBI for a highly important comment.

"Air is the very substance of our freedom, the substance of superhuman joy....aerial joy is freedom."--Gaston Bachelard--

This should be front page.

It is what Ron Paul meant all along by leaving it up to the delegates and the Revolution.



"Air is the very substance of our freedom, the substance of superhuman joy....aerial joy is freedom."--Gaston Bachelard--

I agree

100% with your comments...

Happy to hear!

Happy to hear!

"Air is the very substance of our freedom, the substance of superhuman joy....aerial joy is freedom."--Gaston Bachelard--