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CS Monitor: Is Ron Paul getting a raw deal from the RNC?

Ahead of the GOP convention next week, former GOP presidential contender Ron Paul and Republican National Committee (on behalf of Mitt Romney) are near a deal over whose delegates will get seated from the states of Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Maine.

By Peter Grier | CS Monitor

Is Ron Paul getting a raw deal from the Republican National Committee? That’s the question among some of his committed supporters as Mr. Paul and the RNC near an agreement intended to ensure harmony on the floor at next week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.

Yes, the developing pact ensures that the Texas congressman, who was among the last to fall out of the GOP race for the party's nomination, will get 17 of Louisiana’s 46 delegates. Yes, Paul’s camp is working to settle outstanding disputes regarding delegates from Massachusetts and Maine.

But many Paul foot soldiers believed that they had already won control of the Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Maine delegations at state party conventions. They feel Mitt Romney’s campaign is now yanking away those victories by charging that they were the result of procedural irregularities.

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RNC Deal....

There is nothing whatsoever in the Constitution regarding two parties or a two party system. We must remember, the political parties are private and not government parties. The idea that they should be paid and their candidates supported by the government security services is corrupt. Our media brags hat it is somewhat universal; but experience shows the media is biased for Democrats or Republicans, with very little coverage of any other party entity or their candidates. This does not inform the American voter and, furthermore, spreads information both negative and positive against either candidate; all of it which lacks the complete truth. For example: why should a sitting President be able to remove himself from his duties to campaign for office, or any other incumbent for that matter. Ron Paul has been utterly poo-pooed by all the media, joked about, even had the outcome of his candidacy thrown out by their misleading opinions, while he is the only candidate talking about a Constitutional government, something they claim to support. The RNC is as much the same as the other political parties, and is throwing real voters down the Crapper. If the RNC would be Just and Honest in their dealings, and show their trust in God by actions, the RNC would be the people's favorite. As it is now, trust has gone out the window for most of us because, with all the pontificating and future promises, we still have what we had in the first place; broken promises, unconstitutional acts, political baloney, false promises, and meaningless smiles and handshakes. Good words only sound great and never deliver!

Guy E. Shannon

Speaking of Delegates

From what I understand, the neocons bought and paid for

Texas. RP didn't have enough money to do a media advertising blitz and even if he would have had enough money for it, Romney had much more to counter anything Dr. Paul could do there in a NYC minute.

“It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.”
―Emmet Fox

Deal? DEAL?

This is an election...NOT a deal.
The party committed fraud for the Romney campaign at many levels.
Not exactly how elections were meant to be run in a free republic.
The word deal should never come into play when so many have worked so hard in the name of liberty.
Or has it become a total con game where it is all about the money?
This IS a revolution. And we are TRYING to keep it peaceful.
But when you are constantly being cheated and bearing witness to outright fraud that tends to remain rather hard to maintain.
We want a nomination from the floor. THAT is what we have all been fighting so hard for.
Don't give that away.


@Peter Grier ron paul DIDNT

@Peter Grier ron paul DIDNT DROP OUT wtf?? fix that bs

Exactly WHEN did he drop out of the race???

Even ths article is misinformed apparently.


"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul


"Texas congressman, who was among the last to fall out of the GOP race for the party's nomination".....

Did I miss something here?.....When did he drop out of the race for the nomination?Did romneys campaign write this article?It seems like every time Dr Pauls campaign gets stabbed in the back,romneys campaign is holding the knife......
It would be so nice & refreshing to see a completely honest election.Is that even possible with the politicians we have?

They've noticed!

My goodness! Better late than never.

"Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice." -- Thomas Paine