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Politico: Ron Paul delegates get nosebleed seats

TAMPA — The GOP is shoving the Ron Paul Revolution to the margins — of the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

The Republican National Convention seating chart, obtained by POLITICO Sunday, shows the delegations from Nevada, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota and Oklahoma all located on the outer fringe of the convention floor. Each are states with significant Paul followings.

The delegation for the Northern Mariana Islands, on the other hand, is right in front behind the gang from Michigan, birth state of Republican nominee Mitt Romney. Other groups with pretty good seats include those from the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and American Samoa. None has electoral votes that can impact the outcome of the election.

It’s yet another indignity for the party’s cantankerous libertarian faction for their revered retiring Rep. Paul, R-Texas, who accumulated 177 delegates during his run for the GOP nomination this year. While he didn’t win a single state, his supporters used procedural mechanisms available to them in several states to take a majority of delegates from Nevada, Iowa and Minnesota.

It is customary for vanquished candidates to cede delegates to the presumptive nominee, but Paul has insisted he cannot tell his followers what to do.

Read more here: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0812/80168.html

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GOP are LIARS & CHEATERS......PRIOR to the State Conventions

They lied & cheated at the ballot boxes in each state, so don't give me this crap about how high & mighty & pious these sob's are!

Not only that, they had the TOTAL COOPERATION & COLLUSION of the ELITIST-OWNED NETWORKS, and we all know how THEY treated Dr. Paul.......especially FoxNews!

Not to mention all the RADIO TALK SHOW HOSTS calling Dr. Paul & yours truly names like "spindly arms", courtesy of Michael Savage, the sob. So, they can just take a hike, the pos garbages that they are!!!!!!

Not to mention the CONSTANT, AD-NAUSEUM RULES that THEY made!

Truly, these people are BENEATH CONTEMPT!

BUMP and REPEAT excellent comments by Cepivon...

Submitted by cepivon on Sun, 08/26/2012 - 17:44. Permalink

They lied & cheated at the ballot boxes in each state, so don't give me this crap about how high & mighty & pious these sob's are!

Not only that, they had the TOTAL COOPERATION & COLLUSION of the ELITIST-OWNED NETWORKS, and we all know how THEY treated Dr. Paul.......especially FoxNews!

Not to mention all the RADIO TALK SHOW HOSTS calling Dr. Paul & yours truly names like "spindly arms", courtesy of Michael Savage, the sob. So, they can just take a hike, the pos garbages that they are!!!!!!

Not to mention the CONSTANT, AD-NAUSEUM RULES that THEY made!

Truly, these people are BENEATH CONTEMPT!

"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

C-Span : Updated RNC Speaking Schedule...Rand Paul Not Included

Tuesday : Ann Romulan and Chris Christe

Wed: Condi Rice and Rep. Paul Ryan

Thurs. Marco "Polo" Rubio and Gov. "Mitt" Romulan

Rand on Wed Night

and the video

tribute is Wed. night also.

Bias much?

Like Ron said, we'll work our way inward, eventually.

Gee, its like the Romney advisors want to lose the election.

What about a big tent? Apparently if you are libertarian you get to stay outside and peek under the tent once and a while.

1970. See George Romney run for President. Be home before dark.

Conventions are expensive theater. George had a bit part.

    "Run along George. You can grow up to be President some day. Be home before dark!" - Message to George Romney on table next to milk & cookies - 1970 Republican Convention.

Braver than Mitt: George Romney walked out on the 1964 convention to protest GOP radicalism. His son would never do the same.

By 1970, Richard Nixon badly wanted to be rid of his Housing and Urban Development secretary, a liberal Republican and former governor of Michigan named George Romney. Romney had a strange dedication to racial integration and had been generally making a hash of the president’s “Southern Strategy” by withholding housing funds from projects that barred black families. But Nixon found it difficult to fire people himself (he preferred to have H.R. Haldeman or John Ehrlichman do it, until he had to fire them), and so he instead got Romney to agree to cease promoting integration in suburbs. The president’s strategy was to convince Romney to go away. Romney, who seemed to have gone into government out of a sincere desire to serve, stayed on.

There was a great deal of wrenching irony in this tactic. Nixon had only given Romney the job at HUD — a “liberal” Cabinet agency that had been recently created by a Democratic administration and Congress — to keep him out of the president’s way in the first place. The early “reform”-minded Nixon administration further marginalized Romney by making prominent liberal Daniel Patrick Moynihan the head of the newly created “Council on Urban Affairs,” a panel that appeared to have a policy mandate pretty much identical to that of Romney’s Cabinet agency, but with a more direct line to the president. Nixon didn’t actually care about urban policy or the status of the African-American community. He cared about getting good press, which his feints toward progressive urban policy won him until white communities began resisting — at which point the president no longer had an urban policy to speak of. Romney stayed on in the Cabinet, powerless and ignored, until after Nixon’s 1972 reelection. With a new Nixon team taking shape for the second term, Romney finally resigned, to what must have been the great relief of the president.

“I don’t know what the president believes in,” Romney reportedly told a friend after Nixon effectively told him to stop doing what he’d been explicitly appointed to do. “Maybe he doesn’t believe in anything.” ...

    George Wilcken Romney
    born July 8, 1907
    Colonia Dublán, Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico

    died July 26, 1995 (aged 88)
    Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

      RIP

He was a pretend Presidential candidate; born in Mexico to parents that renounced their US Citizenship. Born a Mexican citizen.

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This is serious

That means Willard is not eligible to be president. Palin knows it too. Brokered convention? MUST BE BORN OF 2 US CITIZENS TO BE ELIGIBLE TO BE PRESIDENT and be at least 35 years old.

NO NEED TO DIG FOR PROOF. You just posted it. Can anyone get a genuine hard copy of this? Freedom of information act?

Nixon must have known about this and ran his butt back to Mehicho or face jail for fraud.

Send this viral
George Wilcken Romney
born July 8, 1907
Colonia Dublán, Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico

Keepin' it real.

It was serious in 1970 when George R was running for President.

Less so now.

Political hacks knew. Many hacks wrote of George R running as a spoiler, not a contender. He was a liberal, big government propagandizer.

    "It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog." - Mark Twain
    "The apple don't fall far from the tree." - Unknown

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Sounds to me like

we've got them surrounded!
Go delegates!

" In Thee O Lord do I put my trust " ~ Psalm 31:1~

That was awesome Holbrook!

That was awesome Holbrook!

Just Love Your Post Holbrook!

And you are factually correct!

Love the positive outlook!

Thanks for the chuckle. Keep that sense of humor.

At LP National Conventions

At LP National Conventions, everyone pretty much sits where they want to.

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

The LP conventions

are models of democratic procedure. The 2000 LP National Convention ran like a precinct meeting. It reminded me how conventions are supposed to be run. Inspiring. They even had a decent band.

I'm shocked!

not really

"A great civilization is not conquered from without until it has destroyed itself within" W. Durant

this will not end until we

this will not end until we get enough of our people involved in government at every level. We have made incredible progress, but we need to stay vigilant and get serious about changing our country before it is destroyed.

- Grow Mushrooms at Home
http://subfarms.com

The establishment

is sending their message loud and clear. I thought earlier this week that the GOP should be abandoned and left to die. However, what is better revenge than taking over their own party? It's perfect! So now we know where to seat the neocons when we lead the party.

Do you

really feel that there will be any neo-cons left? Hell we've got them surrounded now! Look at the age of the Paul supporters...

The GOP should be left to die.

If Paul republicans take over too much of the party, they will leave, with the money, and form another party. FOX news Rush Limbaugh and Hannity will endorse and support the new party.
All those Gingrich, Romney and Santorum supporters will go wherever they're told.

Think about it. If all the neocons and false conservatives that want to control personal behavior left to form their own party, the republican party would be left to liberty minded Paul supporters.
Sounds good until you realize the republican party is now a third party.
People aren't as attached to the name republican as you think.
If the talking heads on TV say the new party formed by neocons is the new big thing, sheep will go there.

The GOP should be taken over and restored

and restored to it's original standards hundreds of years ago - the real definition of Republican before it was degraded. Hey, ever wonder why we call American a Republic? That's why - the original standards of a Republic/Republicans.

With the new rule changes you don't even have to let them in!

The candidate gets to approve his delegates from now on.

Well I'm sure they all have a

Well I'm sure they all have a good set of lungs, it will take a lot more to silence them!