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BDN: Maine Ron Paul backers force vote to condemn national GOP and longtime state party leaders

Some news out of Maine.

"WATERVILLE, Maine — After a series of setbacks at the Republican National Convention last week in Tampa, Fla., the Ron Paul wing of Maine’s Republican Party gained a symbolic victory Saturday.

During a meeting from which the media was barred Saturday morning, the Maine Republican Party’s state committee passed four resolutions proposed prior to last month’s national convention by Paul supporters who are members of the state committee. The resolutions passed by wide margins Saturday, according to Jonathan Pfaff, a member of the state committee from Cumberland County, who helped draft the resolutions.

The first resolution denounces the Republican National Committee’s decision not to seat all 20 Maine delegates pledged to Paul, a libertarian-leaning U.S. representative from Texas. That decision, based on a report that portrayed the state convention in May as chaotic and riddled with credentialing errors, led the national committee to replace 10 Maine delegates committed to Paul with alternates who support GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney. In Tampa, Maine’s Ron Paul delegates protested that decision, then walked out of the convention."

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http://bangordailynews.com/2012/09/02/politics/maine-gop-com...



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It's funny how "libertarian leaning"

is thrown in to marginalize him and make it seem as if he's not a republican. If there was truth in advertising wouldn't that make Mitt "democrat leaning" or "socialist leaning" or "fascist leaning"?

Good

That we have won a moral victory. Hopefully it will be a springboard in which we will win real victories. It is a good day for Maine.

Good

That we have won a moral victory. Hopefully it will be a springboard in which we will win real victories. It is a good day for Maine.

You should have

pressed to have Mitt Romney removed from the presidential ballot. That would be hilarious and would make news world wide.

"Give me liberty or give me death" Patrick Henry

Paybacks are a B1tch!

Something needed to happen because of what the RNC did.

Notice how they always use unflattering pics of Paul supporters?

Even if it is a pro-Paul piece. They try to make us look loony.

Bump.

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"Jesus answered them: 'Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.'" (John 8:34-36)

The media was naturally

The media was naturally banned from attendance since an obvious denunciation of the RNC's corruption in Tampa was imminent... Nope, ole' corrupt Charlie can't have the RNC's fraud broadcast to the local folks ... ;)