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CNN: "Tampa: Launchpad for Ron Paul supporters' future"

Washington (CNN) -- With Ron Paul having struck a deal over the seating of his delegates at the Republican convention and the likelihood of a dramatic floor challenge fading, his supporters are now thinking beyond the national political gathering next week in Tampa.

"I think Ron Paul should have fought to the end of the nomination," Danny Panzella, a Paul grassroots organizer said. "I think the campaign should have been run more on principle than typical politics. That is kind of what Ron Paul symbolizes."

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Not at all happy

The RNC and Mitt Romney screwed every single Ron Paul delegate and worker and the good Doctor rolls over and takes it. I have a few words for that but I'm too polite.

The freedom movement is dead in the Republican party. The neocons saw to that. The Ron Paul delegates and sympathizers should all stand up and walk out of the convention on camera. Why not? They're only there now to rubber stamp and ditto the Establishment and it war agenda in the Middle East and empire building elsewhere. This is going to be settled in the streets before its over.

The Republican Party was a third party at one time. Is it time to splinter off of the Republicans? I really can't see accomplishing much as Republicans.

It only takes one to KEEP AMERICANS FREE. Know your duties & rights as a juror. Stop the unconstitutional conviction of innocents in federal custody. The Fully Informed Jury CALL 1-800-TEL-JURY www.fija.org IMMEDIATELY if not sooner. It's that important.

I am not pleased

Let me preface this by saying that I voted for Dr. Paul for POTUS in 1988 and have worked hard since 2007 to get him elected president. With that said, I think he would have been a very poor president. Sure his political philosophy is correct but his executive skills almost nonexistent. He doesn't seem to understand how to manage people as evidences by him allowing an underling to publish racist slurs in his newsletter and his allowing Mr. Benton to have anything to do with his 2012 campaign.

I just read that the "Paul campaign" gave its okay to the NRC to help Romney many months ago and has stated that he (Paul)would reject any nomination from the floor. So Ron Paul tricked us all into believing that he was "in it to win it" when in fact that was a lie. I wish he would have leveled with us from the start.

If I were a delegate to Tampa, I would try to organize a mass walk-out just as Romney was taking the stage to accept the nomination. There is zero to lose at this point in so doing and that is about the ONLY way the Ron Paul delegates can now make a statement and force the media to cover what the NRC and the tyrant Romney did.

Ron Paul is now no longer relevant. What is relevant is the necessary efforts by the liberty branch of the GOP to continue the take-over of the party and the purging of the RINOS.

The delegates have not struck

The delegates have not struck any deals with the RNC. The campaign did, and got basically nothing of substance in return (which was bound to happen - when you deal with these RNC snakes).

Please remember that- the campaign struck some deals, NOT the delegates. There's a big difference!!

Are You Saying Ron Paul, Jesse Benton, John Tate, etc..?

blew up their own 2012 campaign to leave the enumerated delegates to flounder helplessly..

That was all that I needed.

I love Ron Paul, but this chaps my butt to no end. Maybe he just got too old to fight anymore. Maybe he still thinks that he can have some effect on the process. He cannot. We cannot. It is that simple. This establishment will use their military and police force to keep us down, and they will succeed, because we are weak. We are weak in numbers, and we are following leaders who have decided to sell out in the end.

We don't have four, or eight, or sixteen years to work this out politically, because the system will not last past the next administration, if it lasts until then.

Prepare to feed yourself and your family, because hard times are coming. The police state will get much worse, and so will the crime rates. We are witnessing the end of a sovereign USA. History in the making.

Naa, not so fast

This was too great of a country for it to just die out without a sound.

Hard times are already here and yes, can worsen. But the Lord is well able to raise up good men to fight this fight if He so chooses. Hail to all of the delegates who sacrificed to make it all the way to Tampa. Everything is going to be alright even if Ron Paul doesn't get to finish what he helped start.

It's ain't over till it's over.

I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war. Ps 120:7
Better to be divided by truth than united in error.
"I am the door." -Jesus Christ


what he said

Did anyone notice the way...

...they show the picture of the rally? You cannot envision the true crowd there. The picture only really takes notice of a few and the rest is blocked/blurred out. Even now they still won't budge even with a truthful picture. Amazing!

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Launchpad for our future in

Launchpad for our future in Liberty ? I don't know.

GRAVE of what was left of the GOP's pretended morality, for sure.

No doubt now that they'd stab their own parents just to get their retirement pensions and savings, to continue burning a money THEY DON'T even have a clue of what it used to represent.

Foolish selfish materialistic losers. God luck with their begging and tail wagging before their UN and IMF masters...

We're standing and will be ready for something else entirely.

Because we are Free. We don't need masters to grant us anything for our lives to have a meaning.

They can just wait to get some REAL fun with the consequences of their shameful acts.

Everything happens for a reason. They are incapable of projecting this simple truth of life into any future that relies on consciously chosen principles. They prefer to stay blind and selfish in their present.

Time is coming when life has to recall this to them.


"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius


The future of the movement is to be marginalized down the street, having no impact on the corruption as they change the rules at the last minute even, after a year of being cheated?

Wow. I'm impressed.

Let me guess, we might get some "audit the fed" thing on the platform that will be ignored anyway.

I guess it will be the future - all RP supporters CONCENTRATED in one camp... uh... venue.

A deal?

"Washington (CNN) -- With Ron Paul having struck a deal over the seating of his delegates at the Republican convention "
What kind of "deal" did you guys strike with the RNC? Did anyone actually ask you to endorse this "deal"?
Finally, and I ask this in all honesty...where do you go from here? Still try to un-rot the rotten apple basket? Find another less rotten basket, or simply withdraw your consent from these clowns that fashion themselves as your "leaders"?

In Liberty!

In Liberty!

Struck A Deal?

All Deals Are To The Benefit Of "The Romulan" and The RNC...

Riddle me this Batman: What good is a deal when the deals can be broken?

Let me just say

If any group if so called leaders get together to commandeer the liberty movement going forward there should be hell to pay from the rest of us. We never elected these people leaders of the grassroots. Your opinions matter no more than the rest of ours. Let the marketplace of ideas play out and the best ones will win...

Act as individuals and the

Act as individuals and the movement cannot be commandeered.

Notice how the media propagandists are spewing out defeatism

That's because they want you to believe it.

What future?

The future is NOW!. All delegates need to go and claim their earned sets. No installed romneybots allowed.

Keepin' it real.

You wouldn't get close...

You wouldn't get close to the convention floor and might get shot trying.

Get real, the GOP (Gross Old People, Goofy Old Pricks,) prevailed again, at least in this battle and totally negated the efforts of hundreds of thousands of liberty lovers and all of their financial contributions. Now we need to take over the state parties and perform a totally ruthless and wholesale purging of the miscreant RINOS.

Forty more years in the Wilderness

If Ron taught anything, it is that we have to be very morally excellent as we advocated liberty. He was well spoken, consistent, and correct in his views. I'm afraid no one like him will come along in a long time, so what's next? Who shall correctly lead the movement? Because the article correctly states it won't be Rand-the treachery he committed against this movement when he compromised has left a gash in the hull. And it won't be Gary Johnson-he's not morally pure enough. So we continue to get fleeced and slaughtered year after year by the Rombamas of the world.

Meet the new boss, the same as the old boss.

An error does not become truth by reason of multiplied propagation, nor does truth become error because nobody sees it
- Gandhi

We the People will lead.

We the People will lead.

Obviously, politics

won't work. Electing "leaders" is a bad idea. Good men won't lie, cheat and steal to "win". That leaves us with liars, theives, cheaters and murderers for "leaders".

OK did Benton place this article?

goes so well with the delegate conference call. Nice timing.


Probably paid CNN with our donations.

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