10 votes

Speak With the Tea Party Movement: Expose Mitt Romney

Knowledge is power

Not enough of the Tea Party Movement is aware of the Romney campaign’s involvement in the fraudulent behavior in Tampa and, in particular, what the implications are of rule 16 (the binding of delegates) and rule 12 (executive committee powers) for the Republican Party. In the aftermath of the corruption at the RNC, we have an amazing chance to grow the liberty movement 100 fold by simply making sure that everyone in America knows of what occurred in Tampa. I could not find a formal post of the exact wording of the rules, but here is a summary of what they contain from CNN (on Aug 28th): http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/08/28/rules-fight-...

I encourage every visitor of the DailyPaul to find and attend as many Tea Party rallies as you can. Tell...or better yet, SHOW the attendees of Tea Party rallies exactly what happened at the RNC in Tampa this year. We need to inform our families, friends, and neighbors of Romney’s involvement in the corrupt acts of the Republican Party for the 2012 presidential election. The "grassroots" supporters, that Romney claims to have, need to know the truth about his involvement in the corruption of the GOP. Now is NOT the time for proponents of liberty to leave the party.

    Romney’s Corruption of the Tampa Convention

    Romney is directly linked to 2 blatantly fraudulent events in Tampa:

    ==================================
    (1) Passage of New Party Rules
    ==================================
    Ben Ginsberg, the Romney campaign's lead attorney, was the individual that proposed new party rules on the Friday before the week of the convention:
    http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/08/24/romney-campa...
    http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/201...

    Also, remember the supposed “compromise” from Republican leaders. Again, I could not find a post of the rules online, but according to Ben Swann of Fox19 news from Cincinnati, part 2 of rule 16 was kept EVEN THOUGH THE REPUBLICAN LEADERS CLAIMED THEY HAD MADE A COMPROMISE WITH RON PAUL BACKERS AND TEXANS. Take a look:

    Here is an account (on Aug 27th) of the “compromise”:
    http://blog.chron.com/txpotomac/2012/08/republicans-reach-ru...

    And here is one account (on Aug 30th) of rule 16 from Ben Swann:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKaXqoC4DjE&list=UU1h3bqESVdq...

    …so, if the article and Ben’s sources are correct, then the Republican leaders actually back-stabbed the Liberty delegates and Texas supporters and LIED to the media! They betrayed the trust of those delegates by breaking their compromise. This makes the wound created when the RNC was caught fraudulently scripting the aye/nay vote for the rules change much deeper. Presidential candidates will still be able to disavow any delegates they choose to in 2016, even if those delegates were duly elected by thousands of registered Republicans.

    =============================================
    (2) Disenfranchisement of Maine Delegates
    =============================================
    Ben Ginsberg, the Romney campaign’s lead attorney, was sent to Maine to “deal with an assortment of legal issues” and “challenge the delegate election” at the Maine Republican State Convention on Sunday, May 6th.
    http://www.pressherald.com/news/Delegate-fight-Snowe-LePage-...

    While the former Maine state representative, Peter Cianchette, filed the initial challenge to unseat a portion of Maine’s delegation, he is listed as having officially endorsed Mitt Romney according to http://aboutmittromney.com/state/m.htm

    Other Articles Citing Peter Cianchette’s involvement:
    http://thetippingpoint.bangordailynews.com/2012/08/10/state-...
    http://www.pressherald.com/blogs/fromthefloor/167534175.html

    Another, possibly, “pro-Romney” lawyer named William McGinley pressed the case to replace the 10 Maine delegates (who were all finally removed on Tuesday at the convention).
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/ahead-of-republican-c...
    http://news.yahoo.com/gop-panel-ejects-maine-delegates-behin...

    Advice for Argumentation

    Do not address the GOP leadership or Romney's campaign as a type of crime syndicate. Let your listeners figure that out for themselves after you present an honest case for the corruption in the Republican Party. Simply make others aware that MEMBERS OF THE ROMNEY CAMPAIGN were the individuals that brought these corrupt challenges and rules forth. If anyone makes the argument that…Romney might not have been aware that these underhanded activities were happening…then please direct them to Ben Swann’s Reality Check.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Llg-a8FamJg&list=UU1h3bqESVdq...

    Pose the question: How ignorant can a presidential candidate be of actions taken by his/her own campaign? Remember, according to the pressherald.com/blogs/fromthefloor article above, “Romney backers were discussing formally challenging the results with the Republican National Committee” in early May…3 months ago. Referring back to Ben Swann’s interview of Romney and Paul Ryan, Romney claims he had no knowledge of any delegate dispute in Maine. Is it possible that Romney was unaware of the Maine delegate disputes for 3 full months?

    Link to the Full Fox19 Interview:
    http://www.fox19.com/story/19370763/fox19s-ben-swann-of-real...

    I encourage all members of the DailyPaul to stop arguing about who the liberty movement should get behind and instead focus on exposing the corruption in our political system through honest argumentation. The following links will take you to some disheartening video clips and statements that imply Romney HAS the support of the "grassroots" (true believers in small government and fiscal responsibility would never support him). We have to change this before November:
    http://www.mittromney.com/blogs/mitts-view/2012/01/mitt-romn...
    http://www.wbur.org/2011/12/04/romney-grassroots
    https://www.facebook.com/gaformitt
    http://www.youtube.com/user/2012Romney

    This is my first thread here on the DailyPaul. Please correct me on any information that I may mistakenly misquote or misunderstand. No one is immune from making mistakes. I look forward to becoming more involved in this community.

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

I'm with Wilson

This is our opportunity and always has been. It's a populist thing. Liberty people and the Tea Party Movement and even a smattering of the Occupy protesters. Exposing corruption is very high on the list of priorities of the American people.

Blackwell's letter to

Good luck... I've been trying

Good luck... I've been trying to convince tea partiers of Romney's terrible record and constitutional ignorance, but the meme continues, "but but if we don't vote Mitt we're voting for Obama" The GOP has played it fear mongering strategy well and it will be tough to break these people from their fear grip.

Commerce with all nations, alliance with none, should be our motto. - T. Jefferson rЭVO˩ution

"Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state. They forget that the state wants to live at the expense of everyone.” - BASTIAT

If this is your first thread on here

It is an EXCELLENT one.
I look forward to more :)

"In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom. When ... the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free."

Use this as well

RNC Power Grab

The proposed rule changes and their practical effects.

Rule 16 was dropped due to the scale of the immediate outcry against Romney/Priebus/RNC.

It does not change the commentary (to any meaningful degree).
Rule 12 was passed.

http://ian56.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/rnc-rule-changes-and-the...

"In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom. When ... the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free."

Use Limbaugh's comments as well

see separate thread.
http://www.dailypaul.com/252974/rush-limbaugh-goes-off-on-th...

Always best to use "one of their own" when you can.
Limbaugh, Palin supporters, the scathing letter to Priebus from the Romney delegate in Tampa from Georgia.
http://www.dailypaul.com/251384/texas-gop-delegation-revolts...

"In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom. When ... the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free."