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Over 10,000 supporters brave Tropical Storm Isaac to see Ron Paul speak at USF - PICTURES

A crowd of almost 10,000 of Ron Paul supporters gathered Sunday afternoon at the University of South Florida Sun Dome in Tampa. Despite Tropical Storm Isaac heading towards Florida, the USF stadium held over 7,000 fans of Ron Paul, many thanking him for his contribution to their lives. A quick glance at the crowd might make one think they were at a rock concert, but a closer look reveals people wearing shirts with phrases like "Ron Paul won't tread on you" and "I'm crazy like Ron Paul". Supporters of the 12-term Congressman from Texas claim they are the future. "I hereby declare that for the next four hours, under this dome, liberty will reign!" Doug Wead, a senior advisor to Paul's presidential campaign, said near the beginning of the rally.

Reports began circulating Sunday that Ron Paul had been offered a chance to speak at the Republican National Convention as long as his speech was approved by the Romney campaign and as long as Ron Paul gave Mitt Romney his full-fledged endorsement. Rep. Paul declined the offer. “It wouldn’t be my speech,” Dr. Paul said. “That would undo everything I’ve done in the last 30 years. I don’t fully endorse him for president.” Republicans plan to show a tribute to Ron Paul on Tuesday.

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..And I can't believe we didn't touch base; my bad...I was the guy in the tan straw fedora...later to be joined by others at a sign wave at the corner of 50th & Fletcher(?)...
....THANK YOU to all the supporters who "honked" in support,driving out of SunDome...
Your support raised my spirits....gave me encouragement..

...AND...a BIG THANKS: To those who eventually joined me;
YOU made MY Day!...at one point there were approx ten of us, parking their vehicles, coming out with more signs...a "HONK BANNER" (that was so cool)and some bigger signs.
There even was a "mobile contingent" that took to walking as a parade down the street in addition to those who joined in.

The important thing?...It started with "ONE PERSON" and GREW!
I was joined by a family, Mom,Dad, young son...and we stretched a Ron Paul Beach Towel between us as a banner....and that's when it started taking off and growing..THANK YOU to those who were there....
I wish I had made it to Whiskey Joe's....but instead ventured to downtown to observe the "Police State"....it was there!

"Beyond the blackened skyline, beyond the smoky rain, dreams never turned to ashes up until.........
...Everything CHANGED !!

ecorob's picture

the gop are a bunch of wimps

Actually, they are not real. The gop is a fabrication. We will see how well paid they all are tonight. Guaranteed. Bought and paid for.

Dr. Paul, on the other hand, and his wonderful family (including Rand) were wonderful. They all seemed to me to be a great big breath of fresh air. We'll miss Carol and Ron.
But there is still the fight for Liberty waging.
Where do we stand?
Number one we need Rand in the Senate.
Henry Clay?
May still be a possibility, after all.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

I was there!

What a great day to honor a great man! "Let it never be said that we did nothing!" Ron Paul

TS Isaac to rival Katrina

I find it sadistically amusing that "they" have been predicting Issac to hit Tampa since its inception and that it will somehow be worse than hurricane Katrina.

If one were to read the USAF document "Owning the Weather by 2025" and watch the newly released eye-opening video "Why in the World Are They Spraying?", you might wander into conspiracy land.

Both of these publications strongly imply that geo-engineering can not only Create weather (hurricanes included), but Steer the weather (to say Tampa).

In my mind, this hurricane could easily have been created for the benefit of the Convention. If you go to Intellicast.com, put on the satellite view, close in on Isaac, and start the looping, you will find clouds in lines that increase in length every 15 minutes. These are from planes. These planes have been intensifying the storm and directing its path...toward the convention, and to later hit an area on the Gulf that is currently riddled with gas bubbles and sinkholes. A two-for-one.

Owning the Weather: http://earthchangescentral.com/eccarticles/WeatherManipulati...
Why in the World Are They Spraying: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEfJO0-cTis
Isaac hitting LA (cruise around this site for current Japan news too: we are not safe): http://enenews.com/isaacs-storm-track-shifts-sinkhole-prepar...

I wonder if a brokered convention might occur, in which Ron Paul or someone else may be nominated, because the delegates voted their consciences per federal election law. http://dailycaller.com/2012/03/15/brokered-gop-convention-ge...

chemtrails/bombs Cause Hurricane Issac...

to Change Course.

Someone else thinks like me.

Thanks, GOP, for the laundry day!

As a Tampian (not Tampon) resident, let me just say, thank you, GOP Powers That Be, for the day off tomorrow. Since the Ron Paul Rally ate into my laundry day today, I hadn't had a chance to get the kids' school clothes ready for next week. But with the one-day reprieve (Hillsborough County schools closed tomorrow), I should be right as rain by tomorrow afternoon. :)

Great photos. Carol Paul must

Great photos. Carol Paul must be so proud. I love that they honored her too.

Blessings )o(

Pretty cool

The GOP "festivities" should look like a funeral in comparison.

ecorob's picture

it will be the best...

that your tax money can buy. You can bet the farm on that.

Listen for the divisive politics tonight.

Divide and conquer the pitiful few delegates we have left.
Dem vs gop . We are better for you in the middle class.
Wait for it.

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

reedr3v's picture

Or like the horrifically choreographed

ceremonies with so many human drones at the Chinese Olympics.

That was awesome

thank you for the pictures, here is a song for you...


Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must. like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it.-Thomas Paine

The R3volution requires action, not observation!!!!