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List Of Prohibited Items at RNC Convention

As a condition of entry, the following items are inadmissible for safety and security reasons and will not be permitted within the security perimeter established for the 2012 Republican National Convention.

*Weapons, firearms or knives (regardless of size)
*Plastic replicas of weapons (including toy guns)
*Explosives / Fireworks
*Umbrellas (unless provided by the Committee on Arrangements or the 2021 Tampa Bay Host Committee)
*Poles and Sticks
*Laser lights and laser pointers
*Whole Fruit
*Containers of any type (bottles, cans, spray canisters)
*Mace / Pepper Spray / tasers / stun guns, or similar devices
*Sharp and /or pointed objects : razor blades, scissors, knitting needles, screw drivers, etc.
*Leatherman or similar tools
*Whistles, noise makers, horns or drums, unless authorized by convention officials
*Banners, signs or placards
*Flashlights, unless authorized by the Committee on Arrangements Event Production or Security Divisions
*Unopened envelopes or packages(items must be open and available for inspection / screening)
*CAMCORDERS and cases, large cameras with lens (over four inches) - does NOT apply to media.
*Voice enchancement devices, such as bullhorns - does not apply to media
*Tripods for cameras - does not apply to media
*Backpacks or carry cases for binoculars, cameras - does not apply to media

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Nope, rotten vegetables are

Nope, rotten vegetables are not prohibited as far as I can see :)

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

May be

rotten egg? It is not fruit....

*Whole Fruit There goes my

*Whole Fruit

There goes my banana. You don't know how much damage you can do with this things...

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

Just cut your banana in half

and take in both halves.


And by the way if the whole fruit is treated with chemicals it is not really a whole fruit

freedumb is not free!


They didnt say you cant bring a Ron Paul baseball bat.

freedumb is not free!

No *Banners, signs or placards*? How will we send our message?

The original mechanical semaphore that sent messages from Paris to Toulon in 20 minutes if everyone was awake.

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

*Banners, signs or placards* Banned! Semaphoe will save you!

Semaphore will save you... But you are going to have to know how to ask for help.

Banning Banners, signs or placards will stop conventional communicating on the convention floor (Irony).

Fortunately, you need not lose your voice. Learn how to signal for help.

How to Send a Rescue Signal by Semaphore

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


your BRAIN to the list....hahahaha

No Knitting Needles

Don't bring your knitting - vampires are scared of knitting needles. We all know what Sookie killed that blood sucker with hers, right?

No baseballs, but perhaps you

No baseballs, but perhaps you could bring a... softball? Or a raquetball. Maybe a croquet ball? Bocce ball? There are ways of getting around this... that's all I'm saying. Not that I see a great use for sporting equipment at the RNC. Just sayin. I wonder if you could bring your dressage horse...

I was thinking the same thing

about the horse. A cutting horse would be real handy for sorting out and running off any undesirables.

I don't think that would be the best idea...

Ann Romney might try to buddy up with you.

Nonsense... read the rules... then...

The GOP nationwide in it's infinite cheating wisdom, attempts to make new law and grandiose pronouncements... of course, most if the sheeple follow along!

The real restrictions will be found by studying:

Federal Law if any applies to this political convention, which I doubt.

State Law, if anything applies to the use of this public facility and delegates RIGHT to attend without waving their rights!

County ordinance

City ordinance specific to the city and this building if owned by the people of Tampa;

RNC rules already adopted 2010;

RNC contract with the building owner which can be enforced if not in violation of personal rights and liberties;

your signature on any agreement once elected to be a delegate, AND if you failed to 'retain all rights and liberties' in signing!

Don't fall for the RNC 'WE ARE GOD' and make all rules for you to bow to... mantra!

In 2008 I watched with my own eyes as young wanna-be cops, and possibly illegals, dressed in brand new rent-a-cop 'Secret Service visible dime store uniforms, randomly and without any authority, pawed through delegate's property, including purses, not just at the check in, but as you simply walked down the hall, and were ID'd by one of the McCain goons as a possible Ron Paul supporter... signs and even Ron Paul books were taken out of purses and illegally confiscated!

The tide has turned considerably this time around!

Anyone undergoing an interrogation in a location at random other than the proper check-in gates, should loudly shame the rent-a-cops, and shout out something along the line of 'leave my junk alone', or 'keep your hands off my privates', or some other intimidating phrase. Do not give up your stuff.

Those who resisted the attempts to grab purses and intimidate into giving up personal property, won, and the little tyrants scurried away to look for others to harass!

The Ron Paul presence and idea is larger, and the fear of the average GOP sheeple now includes the need to stay friends with the Ron Paul millions! Use it to the hilt!

Nice comment JS

Thank you!

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

This should be a thread of its own.

Well done :-)

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


People need to read this as a post.

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Look Closely

It says Large cameras with lenses (over 4 inches) and all of the equipment needed for any camera (bags,tripods, etc, etc).

I suspect that this has more to do with the fact that maybe they expect it to be crammed pack with people and all of these items will cause problems. Not that they might have an ulterior motive, but at least it LOOKS like they're trying to prevent problems with tripping over tripod legs, getting caught in camera bag straps, being forced to eat fruit, etc. etc. ;P

Nothing here about point and shoot cameras, "Flip" cameras, cellphone cameras, laptops, tablets, among other forms of cameras. Just big ones and "camcorders".

I have a pretty cool point and shoot Kodak that does an excellent job in low light - too bad they don't make cameras anymore...

Too bad I won't be able to attend.

You have to expect the TSA will be there using airport tactics

otherwise how else could the enforce compliance with this ridiculous list.

"Is that a whole fruit banana you're packing there, OR a really threatening weapon? Let's just see. Step over into THIS special line..."

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass


What has a party convention to do with transportation?

Private, State, and Federal

No reasonable boundaries are likely to be respected much. I believe this event will show an unprecedented level of forces on many levels, simply because, "the wicked flee when none pursue".

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass

I think they hired private

I think they hired private security, actually.

"Believe half of what you see, and none of what you hear." - Benjamin Franklin

I applied for a media credential

over a month ago. I was officially told that I would have better access than the media, with my delegate credential.

I believe, & I hope I'm not wrong, that the cameras they mention are large, professional ones. I am taking a very small camera & my fellow delegate is taking a small video camera. We are hoping to do interviews from the convention floor. Got our fingers crossed.

Credential-carrying media are permitted to use

camcorders, I think. Even though delegates have better access, they can't carry the corders.

One thing missing from the list!

They said nothing about laptops! That means you can record video with your laptop!!

Wow, I think they just made a major oversight if they were hoping for there to be no recording.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.

Another Gun Free Zone

Just like at Columbine or that Aurora movie theater.

I'm surprised they didn't make bullet-proof vests illegal too.

Well, it's probably unlikely that a false flag act of terrorism occurs because there will be too much of a chance that the neo cons would get shot.

But if there was a shooting, no doubt Rand Paul would "randomly" get shot, along with several Liberty delegates.

"It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a rEVOLution before tomorrow morning." - Henry Ford

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Covert gas containers allowed to bring.

Eat a massive amount of baked beans prior to each convention event. Make their eyes water. Define the event as it is... matches optional.

*Any critical thinking skills

*Any critical thinking skills that may conflict with how we tell you to think and thus vote. We will have highly trained and licensed nurses at every entry to inject you with heroin before you enter.

Containers of any type?

So no bottle water. Better hydrate well in the morning and wear Depends lol.