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Ron Paul Supporters Fight RNC Shenanigans

TAMPA – A delegate who is a rules expert detained on a bus during a critical RNC rules vote that his delegation was poised to oppose; the refusal by the chair to recognize procedurally correct calls for the floor and an almost total media blackout of the way Congressman Ron Paul's delegates were treated by the RNC. These were among the beefs of the Libertarian icon's several hundred supporters who'd made the trip to Tampa from all over the U.S. hoping to have their voices heard by their party.

With properly-elected Ron Paul delegates having been stripped already, supporters made a procedurally-correct motion to amend the Credentials Committee Report on Tuesday, but it was ignored by RNC Chair Reince Priebus, causing several members of the Maine delegation to storm off the floor in protest.

Next came a critical vote on new RNC rules that looked like a mere formality to most casual observers watching on C-SPAN and even the vast majority of delegates. But what Paul supporters were painfully aware of was the impact such rules would have on a future grass roots candidate, eliminating the chance that they could ever get even as far as the Texas Congressman had. However, the vote seemed destined to pass and without dissent, discussion, or even an informed delegation for that matter.

Morton Blackwell, a longtime conservative activist and RNC Rules Committee expert, found himself indefinitely detained – along with the rest of the Virginia delegation. The RNC’s bus driver responsible for transporting delegates somehow “got lost” for well over an hour, by which time the Rules Committee meeting had been adjourned.

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Any way to rince Preibus from

Any way to rince Preibus from the party?

New top priority...get rid of the criminals in the GOP RNC and Gov't.

There is a poll on the website - Do you think the RNC treated

Ron Paul delegates fairly? Unbelievably, 67% of respondents said "yes"
You know what to do...

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

Excellent article!!!!!

Thanks for posting this.

Thank you

I think this article is front page material.

Every American should read it...

Thank you and others above for your comments/bumps.
Enjoy your weekend.

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GPS?

Why would the bus and its driver not be equipped with a GPS device?

Has Ben Swann Covered This Yet? You Know if We Can Count on

anyone to cover this it will be Ben Swann. Thanks for the post Legalizeliberty! Kidnapping is a serious charge, shouldn't the FBI be involved in this because people from other states where kidnapped that were on that bus?

A.Hansen

Thanks

Ben Swann latest coverage of the RNC is here:
http://www.dailypaul.com/252386/ben-swann-did-rnc-scripted-r...

Kidnapping is a serious charge and I propose a 100 million dollar lawsuit to bankrupt the GOP.

:)

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They Deserve to be sued, that's for sure! ( :

( : They think the laws don't apply to them including rules as well. No respect for the grassroots either.

A.Hansen

Well said

I wish #RNCwasajoke was trending on Twitter.

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The MSM has blacked out this important news too

Has anyone seen any MSM reporting on this? I was hoping maybe Rachel Maddow would have had some coverage on this, biased as it may be. With all this top down control, scripted media coverage, news blackouts of key information, I wonder, has there been a coup in our government and no one was allowed to report it?

MSM is a joke

Silence speaks volumes...

Thanks for bumping this great article -- I just wish such an article would be published in NY Times TIME magazine etc.

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Thanks for posting this

Not until I started following Ron Paul did I realize how controlled our media really was. It's hard to reach those who do not have internet access or choose not to. NY Times, Time etc., I am afraid will not let the people in on what's really happening, our hope is to keep a free internet and that may not last long.

Well said

And now look at how much MSM coverage there is of Gary Johnson.

MSM is a total joke.

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