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Politico: No Ron Paul Revolution at Convention.

TAMPA, Fla. — The Republican establishment has quelled the Ron Paul Revolution, at least for 2012.

Using a mix of charm and procedural hardball, Mitt Romney’s campaign and his allies who control the Republican National Committee have ensured that the Texas congressman will neither speak nor be formally nominated at next week’s convention. It’s a significant victory for Romney, who could have been faced with a raucous rebellion from the Paul crowd if he hadn’t extended an early, and diplomatic, olive branch to what’s become a key constituency.

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Don't believe everything you

Don't believe everything you read.... Keep in mind the Doctor asked for support in Tampa... He asked to line the streets with signs... I don't think he is playing by Politico's play book....

Ha ha! Jokes on them.

Ha ha! Jokes on them.

Sorry MSM , but the Revolution is still on ...

This is another ploy by the Liberal Lamestream Media , in the case , Politico , in their feable way to wish away the Ron Paul Revolution . I have been hearing for weeks , months on how Ron Paul will be at the convention next week and yet all of a sudden out of the blue , Dr. Paul isn't allowed to speak ? Dr. Paul DOES have the states to go to the convention , Dr. Paul will speak at the convention next week , Dr. Paul will be a force to reckon with at the convention next week ... and if these Romney robots can think with their minds instead of allowing the Media to think for them , then they will realize that their guy , Mitt Romney , isn't the nice guy he trys to lead the public into believing ... Politics today are transforming from the political party to the Individual running for office , and IF this holds true , then Romney and obama doesn't have a chance on God's Earth in winning anything anytime soon ...

The delegates should ABSTAIN from voting for anyone until

who they want is on the ballot. That way Romney won't be the nominee if not enough people vote for him. At some point the crowd should chant "Ron Paul" "Ron Paul" "President Paul" until they either end the convention with nobody being nominated or Ron Paul gets put on the ballot.

Or, maybe now would be the time for Ron Paul to run as a third party candidate if the Republicans are disenfranchising him. With not enough people voting for Romney we'd have no Republican nominee and only third party candidates running against Obama.

In any event we can't give up. We still need Ron Paul as our next president.

Even better would be to chant

Even better would be to chant Obama...LOL could you see that on the evening news! Romney the loser....

Don't take to much of the Politico article... They are the same folks saying Ron has been out of this for months... I guess now all the sudden he was back in just long enough to get the boot.... Right!

Actually, shouldn't it be

NOBAMA!
?
After all, Romney is Obama lite!

You Know Chanting Obama Is Not a Bad Idea, it would be televised

and reported throughout America and the World. Then, we would have at least brought a lot more attention and awareness of the convention. Then, the next chant could be "Only Ron Paul."

A.Hansen

Not that I have much faith in

Not that I have much faith in the media report.... If it does go down like this I plan to do something I have never done in my life... Vote Democrat! Obama.... If we are truly cheated out of our elected delegates. No way do I want to chance 8 years of Romney....

Romney Does Not Deserve 4 years no less 8 years - I am still

hoping for Ron Paul to be nominated. If he isn't, then I will have to decide just how I will vote but until then, it is only Ron Paul. Can't help but think this hurricane was planned all along. The main reason is to give them a good reason to more it up to Monday to stop us from convincing anyone to change their minds and vote for Ron Paul. Why would they have picked Tampa in the first place knowing it is the start of hurricane season. No doubt, you can count on Romney to do whatever he had to do to make sure he was nominated which included lying and cheating, etc. We all know that he is not loved or wanted by most Americans. I do not like him for his dishonesty and slyness. You are nothing but a Big Cheater Romney, and I for one do not respect you and never will, ever!

A.Hansen

Let's get one thing straight re: "hurricane"

It's not a hurricane. It's a weak and common tropical storm with 45 mph winds. Monsoon anyone?

Keepin' it real.

Would Not Be Surprised if you are Right, Like the Weather in

Maine report that turned out to be mild snow fall.

A.Hansen

Considering the proven War mongers he would bring to office.

Either way the only option is to vote in a new Congress. This one is wall to wall oath breakers.

Free includes debt-free!

Yes congress will be our only

Yes congress will be our only hope... Trouble is NDAA and all the rest... The President seems to only need his pen these days... Congress is just a place to make money with insider trading...

Congress

is just a "consultant" to the Executive Branch. They have no power now.

NDAA was Bush's idea and obama expanded it. Bush started the Patriot act and obama voted to extend it for all time. And all the other rotten laws obama claims to have placed were really done by Bush. I have the archive of this fact. The Point is: Romney can excercise his right to do all the things these rotten laws allow at "his descretion" like any president can since Bush.
ORomney is a power monger as well as a 'war for money and inground assets' kind of dick-tator.
This is why the cheating is devasting i.e. ILLEGAL removal of RP elected delegates.

I'm not voting for any republicrats in any office be it fed or state now that Oromney makes up rules as he goes along just like a progressive donkey democrat marxist does. The freakin twit is a lefty democrat in disguise. He got voted in as Gov in the bluest state of the nation. That tells you a lot.

NOPE. Not getting my vote. Blame Oromney for that.

Our votes don't count anyway. It's staring us in the face. Delegates got voted in and they pulled them off and installed their own people.....installed!!!!!!!! not voted in but installed them!!!!!!!!!
Romney-go piss up a rope on a windy day. YOU SUCK and America knows it you f*ckin UGLY robot/crook!!!!!!!! Your day will come when you get old and are on your death bed. Hell awaits you and those like you. It won't be long. 20 maybe 30 years and you'll be marched to hell forever! 30 years goes by in a flash when you are over 40 years old......(I had a near death peaceful experience so I know what I'm saying and I ain't going to hell)
And Benton is a Lame a$$ed opportunist who thinks only of himself. Boy has he got the Paul's fooled huh?

Someone needs to pull Romney's toupee wig off his head when he is onstage at Tampa right in front of the camera's. Do it quick. Make it look like an accident.
Then ask him to take that stick out that he has up his a$$. He walks around like he's constipated. He's a rotten liar. We have had enough of liars to last us all several lifetimes.

Their so called "Hurricane" didn't scare any RP delegates because it's a 45mph common wind storm that Floridians are used to.... :lol: Stupid Pr*cks think we are stupid? The jokes on them.

Keepin' it real.

Congress

is just a "consultant" to the Executive Branch. They have no power.

NDAA was Bush's idea and obama expanded it. Bush started the Patriot act and obama voted to extend it for all time. And all the other rotten laws obama claims to have placed were really done by Bush. I have the archive of this fact. The Point is: Romney can excercise his right to do all the things these rotten laws allow at "his descretion" like any president can since Bush.
ORomney is a power monger as well as a war for money and inground assets kind of dick-tator.
This is why the cheating is devasting i.e. ILLEGAL removal of RP elected delegates.

I'm not voting for any republicrats in any office be it fed or state now that Oromney makes up rules as he goes along just like a progressive donkey democrat marxist does. The freakin twit is a lefty democrat in disguise. He got voted in as Gov in the bluest state of the nation. That tells you a lot.

NOPE. Not getting my vote. Blame Oromney for that.

Our votes don't count anyway. It's staring us in the face. Delegates got voted in and they pulled them off and installed their own people.....installed!!!!!!!! not voted in but installed them!!!!!!!!!
Romney-go piss up a rope. YOU SUCK and America knows it you f*ckin UGLY robot/crook!!!!!!!! Your day will come when you get old and are on your death bed. Hell awaits you and those like you. It won't be long. 20 maybe 30 years and you'll be marched to hell forever! 30 years goes by in a flash when you are over 40 years old......(I had a near death peaceful experience so I know what I'm saying and I ain't going to hell)
And Benton is a Lame a$$ed opportunist who thinks only of himself. Boy has he got the Paul's fooled huh?

Someone needs to pull Romney's toupee wig off his head when he is onstage at Tampa right in front of the camera's. Do it quick. Make it look like an accident.
Then ask him to take that stick he has up his a$$. He walks around like he's constipated. He's a rotten liar. We have had enough of liars to last us all several lifetimes.

Their so called "Hurricane" didn't scare any RP delegates because it's a 45mph common wind storm that Floridians are used to.... :lol: Stupid Pr*cks think we are stupid? The jokes on them.

Keepin' it real.

"Charm?"

I just threw up... Lets repay those SOBs with some charm of our own.

I am as disgusted as anyone, especially at Benton, but Ron Paul

loves him and trusts him.

Geo. Washington loved and trusted Alexander Hamilton..No one is perfect otherwise we would be walking on water, like the "Aqua Boo Da"...Lol...

Seriously though,

Can someone please explain to me what we accomplished by conceding anything to "The Romulan" They will never honor any platform consessions. In the past the true conservative wing has been ignored and shut out. The establishment can promise anything. It doesn't mean they are going to make good on what they promised..

Ron Paul apparently lost the required (5) state plurality he needed to be nominated at the RNC. Now, if I'm wrong, please correct me and set me straight, because i have heard absolutely zero, zilch, nada from the campaign about his chances of being nominated or achieving the plurality needed to be nominated..

We may have had achieved the plurality before The Romulan forces conspired with 'Benton gang' gave away our many of our delegates, and for what?

The average Ron Paul delegate and supporter is completely in the dark over the details. What are we to think when we donate our hard earned money and we don't know squat, because Benton is making deals behind our back.

The chance we had to achieve any justice here was solely up to the discretion of one Jesse "Jesus" Benton. He not us held the keys to the kingdom. We were at the mercy of his deal making.

Benton owes us an explaination for everything he did. If it weren't for us hard working supporters we wouldn't have gotten this close to the nomination in the first place. Jesse Benton has way to much power, especially for a 'Green Horn' who didn't even hear of Ron Paul until 2007...

Boy, do I miss Kent Synder.. Now he was a real loyal and dedicated man for liberty.

It's a lie

Don't believe the MSM.

Click the next arrow and move on.

My anger burns RED hot and

My anger burns RED hot and it's pretty evenly divided amongst the RNC, Romney AND Paul campaigns. Once the GOP and Democratic parties are infiltrated and fractured, I'll work to see them terminated. It's time to pass the torch from the Paul family (including Rand) to others leaders who will NOT compromise away the PEOPLE's delegates in the future. Really, I'm so angry that this response is mild compared to what I want to say....

well

showing a video of Ron Paul ... is not letting Ron Paul speak -
letting Rand Paul speak .... is not letting Ron Paul speak -

I would hope Ron Paul delegates will realize this is their only opportunity to stand up for liberty and peace and cause a disturbance if necessary (oh my, you mean like civil disobedience?) to force Ron Paul some speaking time .... force his nomination.

If the establishment has taken away RP delegates by force - then it only makes sense and would be equally fair to take back.

If the delegates are sold out to the Republican party then nothing is going to happen.

If they look at themselves at individuals who are representing the people and realize they will never have another opportunity to speak up and take a stand .... well

Yep. Ron's still outside of

Yep. Ron's still outside of the tent. Rand's in, as are those who will sell out for meaningless platform changes. True believers? Too tough. The GOP says go home.

Eff 'em.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

Benton

Jesse Benton is a traitor to Ron Paul and to the liberty movement. I hope after this campaign is over he will be out of work!

Two false statements

Right at the top of the article

Under a picture of Ron Paul-The Romney campaign has bent over backward to show respect to the Paul forces

The first sentence of the article: The Republican establishment has quelled the Ron Paul Revolution, at least for 2012.

What a joke.

Benton hates us.

It's ok.

We hate Benton, too.

How friggin' disgusting.

How friggin' disgusting. Patting themselves on the back for being "so nice" to Paul supporters and stabbing us in the back behind the scenes.

Blessings )o(

Even though there were a few bones tossed here,

I am still sad, and angry.