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So this is what if feels like to be wrong...

I don't say this much (not because I'm arrogant, just because I'm never wrong), but I want to apologize to any of you I attacked while defending Jesse Benton.

I like to give people the benefit of the doubt, and I understand leaders are going to always do things their followers don't agree with, but supporting Mitch McConnell is beyond the scope of what I can tolerate.

I can no longer support Jesse Benton =/

Furthermore, I am not happy that he got paid nearly a million dollars while the campaign refused to provide me and other delegates with any funding assistance for my travel expenses.

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I hear you West. I did the very same thing regarding Benton.

I deferred to Dr. Paul's wisdom and didn't really question Benton.

I figured anyone who was a campaign manager for Ron Paul had to be alright.

My only question now is if the campaign ever really had any intention of winning.

Or did Ron Paul only want to use the entire campaign season as a platform for his ideas and to educate.

Which I guess in itself is not a bad thing.

But if that's the case, then I wish I had known it before throwing a fair amount of money at the campaign - which I sure could use right now.

"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

Regardless, we should be

Regardless, we should be pleased with the success we had. We replaced the GOP leadership in several states with liberty-minded people like AJ Striker and Ashley Ryan.

Also, I don't know how much you gave to the campaign but I can tell you that you got your money's worth in terms of grief in the Republican Party. They couldn't have roll call in prime time and had to violate their own rules while everyone was watching.

This is the type of dialog that we need to stick together.

Nobody can argue that this campaign process divided and disenfranchised the most hardcore political movement I have seen in my lifetime. Whether this divide was caused by design or poor strategy it is healing for all of us to agree that Benton was the wrong man for the job. Let not go silently...lets show some muscle and send a message to the establishment that we can still pick them off one by one... starting with McConnell.

I thought that he was taking over McConnell's

campaign so that he could sabotage it! He is going stealth. (or maybe this is just wishful thinking.) ;)

~Your perception becomes your reality~

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Poor If, I didn't know it felt that way

maybe If should get an Alot.

"You underestimate the character of man." | "So be off now, and set about it." | Up for a game?

While your heart is open to truth

Please read...

It Was the Only Way We Could be Stopped

This strategy has been applied by our country here and throughout the world. The communists were famous for it.


Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. Martin Luther King Jr.

i stuck up for Benton too...

Don't feel bad. :)

'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

It takes a lot to admit when one is wrong

And I respect you for that

Makes you wonder what else you were wrong about, eh?


I Thought I was Wrong Once...


(I thought I was wrong once, but I was mistaken)

Okay I forgive you and all but

you should strike the "never wrong" part, since you were. It's such a self destructing type of statement anyway, you're bound to get burned.

Ever since I "Woke Up" about 3 years ago

I have found it to be so much easier to admit to and own up to any mistakes or errors I make. I never tried to make mistakes in the past, but when I did, my default reaction was to ALWAYS try and defend my position at all costs and come up with creative explainations about why it happened or why I got it wrong. Now, I just do like the OP and pretty much say hey, I goofed....I was wrong....I made an error. My bad, and just move on.

It's one of the most important elements of my transition from living a stress filled life going 90 mph on a hamster wheel to enjoying each day and truly experiencing personal FREEDOM!

Well said.

I agree.I think the "spirit" or "feeling" of pride is the most destructive force on earth.I think it is responsible for so many of the horrors that have taken place in history.And I think it is so dangerous because many people are not even aware it exists.Once I became aware of it,and learned to swallow my pride and admit when I was wrong,I feel like a burden has been lifted off my shoulders and it is so much easier to understand why people act,think and feel the way they do.You might appreciate the video link on this topic at the bottom of my post.Have a good one!

Actually, the very same

Actually, the very same attitude of ignoring circumstantial evidence contradictory to one's personal biases is prevalent in the 9/11 issue as well. Your admission is a healthy sign of maturity. Let's move onward together to expose corruption, judge the guilty, and restore our republic.

dam straight

I encourage you on your continued march against tyranny !
never let it be said that we did NOTHING
JB is a grubber turncoat in the cause for Liberty.
may he regret this for ages to come.
You my friend have no need for regrets, march on, head up !

LOve the R3volution