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Reality Check: RNC Pulling Out All Stops To Keep Ron Paul's Name Out Of Nomination

Ben Swann Reality Check takes a look at how the RNC is attempting to change the 5 state rule and decredential the entire Maine delegation only 4 days before the Republican National Convention


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We have to face it's time for pitchforks and torches...

I know we've been scared to. But it's inevitable now... that's what they have done not us.

This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it.
Abraham Lincoln

When a Political Solution to Tyranny is no longer possible

The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people. This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments and affections of the people was the real American Revolution.
John Adams

Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
John F. Kennedy

I Figured Out Whom To Vote For!

If RP is not nominated;
And no brokered convention;

(my bad...never say never)

I hope Jeb Bush usurps the position (daddy can make it happen!) - he seems smarter than MR (and PR, omg! - does he have brain damage?! Or is he a living brain donor?)

Wasn't there rumor of Jeb Bush being nominated?

Has the Mormon church ex-communicated MR? Maybe we should phone all the LDS temples and ask why his actions are acceptable?

Well, thinking of JB is lessening my nausea over MR. How sick is that?! lol ;)

[Thanks for the vent. I feel a smidge better now. ;) ]

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What about TX? For a long

What about TX? For a long time that was hush hush, but delegates from TX just kept saying, he did VERY WELL. Anyone know how RP did in TX?

Try this, based on what Doug Wead said.


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

I'm so EFFin mad right now..

I'm on the verge of an aneruism!!!! These lying-cheating SOBs are still in charge of "the system"...how do we get them the hell out of their positions of power and put it REAL people who understand Constitutional rights and actually follow Robert's Rules?
I still miss the wisdom of George:


Silence isn't always golden....sometimes it's yellow.

"The liberties of a people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them." - Patrick Henry

As much as people here resent hearing it,

The Granger has been telling us exactly how to do what you want and get the POS out of there. You just have to be willing to listen to her and just do it like she's been telling it.

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

Just pisses me off more and more

How much more crap do we have to take from the RNC? It is all so sickening.

"What you need to know:"

"The two party system is nothing more than a show. We the people have very little to do with the outcome. Our candidates are pre-picked, pre-molded, and pre-packaged to give the illusion of choice."
(what I was thinking at the end)

Ben is awesome. I hope he continues his outstanding reporting.

The truth is Neo

That you are a slave...

Outstanding job Ben!

Thanks for putting it all together in way that everyone can understand, especailly for those who don't follow on a regular basis what is going on with the RNC.

I love Ben Swann's work!

Ben's is top of the line journalism. And what's really great is that I can share it with people who view alternative media as untrustworthy or "conspiracy theories" — people who don't think for themselves. This being a FOX affiliate really helps (I know Ben is not actually a FOX employee).

This is all utterly

This is all utterly rediculous. I have thought and wondered before, but this really does make it look like both political parties in the US are controlled by a small group of people and they choose who you get to have for president. There is no will of the people, only the will of a small group of men.
Political parties should not be able to be considered private entities and must follow all laws. This would have put a stop to all this rediculousness.

To climb the mountain, you must believe you can.


This needs to be where it can be seen throughout the Convention.

Delegates and those at Tampa need to do all they can to show Romney is Opposed.

Corrupt People and Practices need to be BOOED.

Let them and the Media HEAR it, inside and outside the convention regardless of what campaign leaders say.

Embarrass the corrupt people that wish to use silence as victory.

Each and every one.

John Locke #228:


"...If the innocent honest man must quietly quit all he has for peace sake to him who will lay violent hands upon it, I desire it may be considered what kind of a peace there will be in the world which consists only in violence and rapine,

and which is to be maintained only for the benefit of robbers and oppressors.

Who would not think it an admirable peace betwixt the mighty and the mean, when the lamb, without resistance, yielded his throat to be torn by the imperious wolf? "

American Patriot Party

RichardTaylorAPP - Chair - American Patriot Party.CC

John Locke #201, 202, 212 to 232; Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions 1798; Virginia Ratifying Convention 6-16-1788; Rights of the Colonists 1772.

Posted to Facebook

"Whether you like Romney or not, anyone can see these actions are wrong."

I want Romney supporters to see this.


The voice and will of the people of Maine, as well to a lesser extent the other states, have been muzzled by the Republican party for sake of fixing the nomination for their candidate.

You would think this should be the biggest news run by the liberal-biased media to embarrass the RNC. It should cause an uproar as big or bigger than the controversy over votes during Bush/Gore 2000 election.

But no. The mainstream media wants to keep Romney in the horse race, else they have no drama to fill air time. They also have compromised themselves so much ignoring and marginalizing Ron Paul, that they can't go back to give him publicity again--even for the sake of pointing out the RNC's subversion of the delegate voting process!

I truly believe now the proverb "If voting mattered, they would have outlawed it years ago." The fix is in, and we are the marks being played.

Conscience does not exist if not exercised

"No matter how cynical you get, it's impossible to keep up!
---Lily Tomlin

It's not about the drama, friend.

The MSM is only concerned about getting Obama re-elected. What better way than to colude to make sure Willard is the one running against their "messiah". Oh, yes, they can.

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

If any of Ben's shows have been important

This carries the message most important. It needs for everyone that hears it to send it to 20 contacts immediately. This just may be our last chance to make the difference, we have tried to make for 8 years. What ever happens from this day forward, I have been proud to have been associated with you, THE TRUE AMERICANS

Remember Remember the 6th of

Remember Remember the 6th of November!!!! The lying,cheating and stealing gop establishment,rnc and the romney campaign will be held accountable for their illegal and unethical actions!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Remember, Remember the 6th of November, Election Day ps romney and many est republicans are basically gonna be dead men walking into the general election. They have already lost! sincerely republican

Ron Paul 2016

The Glass is Half Full

So Ron Paul wont be nominated on the floor. And he has even said that if nominated he wouldnt accept. But you know what? The glass is half full. We have all accomplished so much in 4 years. From being not even invited to particpate in 2008, to today, getting large chunks of our ideology into the Republican Party Platform. From having Zero States, to completely taking over 3-5 States. Yes, friends, the glass is half full, and the future is bright for the liberty movement.

Now some skeptics may say, well, Romney wont adhere to the platform. And to be honest you are pretty much correct. However see the trees through the forrest...We can now use the Republican Party Platform as a whipping & advertising tool against the NeoCons and Rino's. The value in this politically is HUGE!!

In 4 years we will be even stronger, bigger and louder. We will take over even more States, and totally force our agenda on the RNC. Then, THEN, we will have liberty in this country again....

I look forward to what will be...

And what does the RP campaign say about this?

The usual, nothing. But, they are polite.

...and respectful

- you forgot that one too. ;-) :eyeroll:

Don't you get it yet

They were trying to prevent what just happened by playing dead and asking us to be low-key. It was never about respect.

There is either rule of law or there isn't,

why should anyone have to play dead. Just follow the rules. Now that we know there are no rules what's the point on the party system?

An ever growing RINO FEAR of whose REALLY behind Ron Paul

........and the realization of what they are dealing with here, not some morons, but the REAL and REASONABLE people who spontaneously supported Ron Paul who started this whole thing and who mean to finish it.

........and the RINOS ever growing FEAR of coming face to face with the REAL disenchanted Americans in Tampa, namely the 10,000 people who are good, honest, upright, and INTELLIGENT Americans coming for a visit!

........and the FEAR of the real AMERICAN delegates coming to their doorstep!

........and an even GREATER fear our delegates will influence a number of THEIR delegates who have a conscience and are beginning to waver and to crack under pressure!

.......and well, I think you get the point!

"Mitt Romney nomination

"Mitt Romney nomination pushed up on concerns about storm, Ron Paul
Newsday‎ - 48 minutes ago
Republican delegates will begin the roll call vote to officially nominate Mitt Romney for president on Monday at the national convention in ..."


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.

Good news for the convention

This video is all good news.


Protect your assets and profit from the greatest wealth transfer in history.

That does it. After I write-in Ron Paul in November...

...I'm ending my republican party affiliation - even tho I'll most likely win back my PCO spot.

I'm going to join the Libertarian Party if I join any perty at all.

"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

What about Gov. LePage?

I thought he wasn't going to Tampa if the Maine delegates that we have now are not seated. Ben mentioned that he was going, so what's the deal? I'm mystified!


He'll be there for the floor fight

Their last shot is a vote on the floor to seat the real delegation. We don't know yet for sure, but he could be the one to speak for the delegates.

If it fails, he still has the option of walking out.