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GOP is Trying to Quash Grassroots Movement, Ron Paul Supporters Fear

The Republican National Convention may be over, but Minnesota's delegates sure left an impression.

So much so, in fact, that some of those delegates are deeply concerned—in the wake of their continued support of Ron Paul as a nominee, instead of Mitt Romney—that the Republican Party is quietly working to render powerless all future delegates who express independence from the party line.

Delegates from Minnesota are saying that some rule changes made last week at the convention will quash grassroots efforts like the one that enabled Paul to win the majority of the Minnesota delegates.

Just before the convention started on Monday, a key committee endorsed new rules for 2016 convention that essentially gave the party's presumptive nominee veto power over delegates, who typically are selected at the local and state level. Under the rules, a presidential campaign would have been able to replace any delegates it didn't like.

That proposed rule change set off a firestorm of controversy — and not just among Ron Paul supporters. Tea-party groups and other conservatives — including U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh — came out against the change.


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do you teach children to hang out with corrupt people?

Why try to hang out with a corrupt republican party? I wonder if the path of least resistance would be to start fresh and create a new party?

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Do you teach children logical thinking skills?

With ballot access laws and the Presidential Debate Commission rigged firmly in favor of the GOP and Dems, creating a third party from scratch is the path of MOST resistance.

How about REPLACING the corrupt people in the GOP?

"Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid." - Ronald Reagan

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Do you teach children that doing the same thing over and over...

...again is the definition of insanity?

It's the system that will always attract the criminal class and engender the corruption. As long as the system exists, the corruption will never go away.


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

Try as you may...

You will never quash Liberty. Liberty will never die..... and puke bags in the GOP will never accomplish their goal of quashing Liberty.

Patrick Henry -

“Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.”

I will guard, I will suspect and I will NEVER give up the ability to defend Liberty!

Love Liberty, be Vigilant

"Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty" (2 Corinthians 3:17)

Faith in God will prevail all things!

Face it

We will never change the Republican Party. It is time we leave them. Tomorrow I will make sure I am no longer a Republican. After what I seen in Tampa, your vote doesn't count. They control everything. Leave the Republican Party.

well what if....

no one comes to their private party???

just saying if they want to be exclusive , they can do all the work
themselves. I guess they think this isn't a possibility. But I can
see it happening - just when they need help the most - it all disappears out of view..

Worse Than Common Dupes

You guys are incredible...the GOP steps on you like a cockroach and you keep crawling back out with your martyr complex, declaring you will take over the party.

You're taking over NOTHING - even Ron Paul couldn't succeed in 2008 and 2012, and you're going to fare no better.

You're worse than common garden-variety dupes...you're also delusional. Good luck with the failed revolution.

Be seeing you.

The old cliche most definitely applies here.....

The national GOP and RNC are obviously and blatantly stupid and you CANNOT fix stupid. The time has definitely come to form a viable third party. It came very close to succeeding back in 1992, however, for unknown reasons Ross Perot pulled away and never again looked back. Was he and or his family physically threatened by the PTB? Perhaps. Only he and his family know the truth. He definitely had the financial wherewithal to continue the third party movement, however, it suddenly came to a screaching halt for reasons I have never read nor heard since that time frame of 1992-3. I am sorry but I do not see the current GOP/RNC changing over the next several year, if at all. And time is something we most definitely DO NOT have. The Federal Government is preparing for something very big in the next few months. I believe it will be engineered by our (the) Government, perhaps a false flag event. But I strongly feel (sixth sense) something terribly ominous or negative is about to be perpetrated upon we the people, something we all will be profoundly and severely affected by in our day to day lives. Those individuals whom are preparing for disaster, I believe this time are on the correct path. In closing: Our government and many employed by it are guilt free and have no reservations about committing an atrocity(ies) for which he or she cannot reverse once set in motion. There are unfortunately many within the ranks of government whom have zero concerns about their fellow citizens/humanity and evidently do not think at all about redemption and the all important hereafter. And for those lost souls I feel a deep sense of sorrow. God, please forgive these men for they know not what they do.




I try to change people every day. Do You?

Just because some YA hoo

makes a stupid rule doesn't mean we can't change it.When
we become the party,we can make new rules!


and these words come from you

-- who said several times yesterday that you will vote for Romney ('Bomb Iran' Romney)

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sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Voting Romney is not FOR Romney

I will not break the loyalty oath I took, nor will I run away becasue Romney ws FORCED on me. I will stay and FIGHT.

I don't expect you to respect me for that, but Ron Paul does.

I do respect you

I just don't agree with your choice.

President Romney would be a disaster for the LM Liberty Movement.
Just imagine what new NDAA SOPA PIPA FISA ACTA style crap he would be putting into law.

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sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15


Obama is a disaster because he has no one on the Democratic Central Committees, they are all Hillary's FORCING her agenda on him.

You refuse to support Ron paul Republicans, you have no faith in us, you empower TPTB be refusing to give us the opportunity to do to Romney what Hillary's committees are doing to him.

Hillary is scary

She seems washed up to alot of people, but I agree with Granger she is doing alot of bad sh-t behind the scenes. I firmly believe she hurts this country and the world more now than if she had been elected president. Those chairman Mao pants suits she favors seem perfect for her beliefs.

Obama is going to put it through also.

And, the Republican House will vote them aye.

Obama and Romney will both do the same executive orders.

So hurting the movement? I don't think so. Once the TeaGOP'rs realize he is another Obama, they will start joining us.

An Obama victory gives us 4 years with at least 2 more years of a slowdown due to a Repub House. A Romney victory gets the PNAC doctrine speeding up the noose.

As Wead stated - which one will ruin the country the least.

A third party vote would keep Romney out and gives the better chance of grassroots buying some time.

I wish I could share your hope

I hold no hope for what has become an establishment controlled tea party. We started that type of movement when Bush was still in office. What is out there now is so easily led it's scary. Until they see the mistake os endless war and are willing to even just consider ending social insecurity and medicare etc. I think they will be co-opted by republicans promising to 'tweak the system'. Many of those folks think Bush was good and all this started with Obama. There is a huge difference between the Liberty movement and the tea party. If you don't believe me just go to a rally and start talking to them about peace.