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Rand Paul Headed to New Hampshire to Campaign for Mitt Romney


WASHINGTON – Mitt Romney’s campaign is keeping Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., busy.

Paul this fall has made some solo and joint campaign appearances with Romney and his vice presidential running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc. The Kentucky senator recently campaigned on behalf of the ticket in the battleground state of Ohio.

On Saturday, Paul will be in New Hampshire, the Romney campaign has just announced. The senator is scheduled to speak Saturday afternoon at the “Durham Young Americans Victory Event” at the University of New Hampshire.


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Obama will probably win anyway as Romney has to have about a 5% national margin to win the swing states. Having played the game and having even come out with ads against democratic Senators, will make Rand will probably make Rand more mainstream among Republicans.

If Romney does win, Rand will have more cooperation in the Senate and some due from the President.

Supporting Romney is a win-win for Rand Paul either as a Senator or 2016 presidential candidate.

I'm voting Johnson and am not encouraging anyone to vote Romney. However, I realize that it is Rand Paul who helped block Georgia's membership into NATO, actively opposed NADA, TSA , and forces votes on embarrassing issues in the Senate. Johnson will lose, despite my vote, and we won't hear much more about him for the next four years while Rand will presumably continue to interfere with the neocon agenda for those same four years. His Romney affiliation is a means to that end.

Should Rand run for the presidency in 2016, he will be in a primary against the likes of Ryan, Rubio, and Christie. As they drop out, one by one, their support will go to each other and not to Rand unless he is more mainstream.

Brother Winston is Right On!

Politics is NOT going to save you... Has politics saved the unemployed, the homeless, those in poverty, those exploited by the fascist corporate occupied state? Have they spent American blood and treasure defending our shores and our unique values? Have they been an advocate in preserving our unalienable rights, and listened to our voice when we assemble to redress our grievances from our representatives? Have they been a predator or have they been our protector...

Okay. Now how is politics going to change ANY of that??? Better yet, how is submitting to the authority of the corrupt and bought off, and compromised, to screw over the American worker and taxpayer, give an inadequate education so that they can't get living wage jobs, and outsource good jobs overseas while giving corporations tax breaks and incentives to do so... etc, etc. Poltics is going to change that??? Um, it seems that politics ENABLES that to continue!!! So HOW can you cure the illness with MORE of the disease??? You can't. Rand can and WILL NOT save YOU! Rand is going to follow his own best interests, and where his ambition and ability to compromise to be given the privledge of contibuting his part in the agenda that NEVER changes, and if he shows symptoms of having a conscience like his father, he will be threatened or blackmailed just like his father was...

So what is the point of bothering with national politics at all. There are NO solutions there. For those you would have to look amongst yourselves, take responsibility, and inform and engage others to come to an agreement on how to continue to meet your needs outside of our failing, predator and hopelessly inept and corrupt political system that only exists to serve us... on a plate, to their masters...

ha, ha, Romney has been

ha, ha, Romney has been tricked into helping Rand win the 2016 NH primary! Great job, Rand!

Thomas Jefferson 1796, 1800, 1804; James Madison 1808, 1812; Ron Paul 1988, 2008, 2012; Rand Paul 2016.

This is true...

Rand needs name recognition with the GOP base. Rand could easily pull off a successful Buchanan primary run.

Rand 2016, our best last chance.


No, vice-versa.

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

not vice-verso. Ron Paul

not vice-verso. Ron Paul supporters in NH are not going to change their vote just because Rand goes up there. But Romney is providing millions of dollars of free advertising to Rand that will help Rand get the core GOP vote, the core GOP vote that Ron did not get and cost him the election.

Thomas Jefferson 1796, 1800, 1804; James Madison 1808, 1812; Ron Paul 1988, 2008, 2012; Rand Paul 2016.

The core GOP don't really

The core GOP don't really like him. He's probably there to campaign for libertarian and Tea Party voters, his natural base. NH is the 'free state' after all. His plan is to get Palin and Bachmann fans to come over, not Romney or Huckabee/Santorum fans. The problem is, polls have shown that Tea Partiers like Rubio and even Jeb Bush more than him. Rand also wants to redeem himself among his father's more hardcore anti-establishment supporters, but I doubt they'll be satisfied and so Rand is unlikely to make any major gain through his ur utter strategy.

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Dr. Paul Won Coos County New Hampshire

Dr. Paul won the county here because of the tireless efforts and passion to win, of myself and many other dedicated supporters here in Coos County.


No, Ron "lost" because of Establishment GOP cheating, in every form, NOT because of any lack of "core GOP vote." Romney is NOT PROVIDING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN FREE ADVERTISING. Rand is providing LEFTIST, PROGRESSIVE, CHICKENHAWKING, TARPING, ROMNEYCARING Romney AND the LEFTIST GOP with the FALSE credibility that A TRILLION DOLLARS COULD NOT BUY! He's also opening a door for the FAKE-Liberty Movement co-opters to slither in and claim it for the LEFTIST GOP... same as they did with the Tea Party.

F the R's

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

Oh shut up

with this "fake liberty coopters" BS.. I would gladly join the supposed "co-opters" over the extreme minority such as yourself...

And most likely you're not even a thorough-breed libertarian yourself..



I can't endorse this in any way shape or form.

"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

I agree..I will NOT support Rand Paul in 2016 or Robomney 2012

I am very disappointed in Rand Paul. After his endorsement of Romney, I can no longer support him if he runs for President in 2016. The apple has fallen very far from the tree and down the mountain.

great, have fun backing Chris

great, have fun backing Chris Christie, Jed Bush, and Hilary Clinton.

Thomas Jefferson 1796, 1800, 1804; James Madison 1808, 1812; Ron Paul 1988, 2008, 2012; Rand Paul 2016.

Why are people voting this post down?

It's just straight forward news. If Rand supporters don't like news about what Rand is doing posted here, perhaps they shouldn't support Rand.



Ventura 2012


55 posts in this thread and the breakdown is:

20 to Brother Winston
35 Everyone Else

Someone has a serious hard on for Rand.

Eric Hoffer

check his stats whenever there is a Rand Post

They go nuts. Doesn't really post any other time. Probably some divide and concur ish. Mkare sure the Rand haters stay rand haters. What better way to hide you are a c-opter then to preach it like a broken record. C'mon DPers. You are all smart. That is why you are here. Just do the research and check the stats. We can all agree to disagree about Rand, I for one am not a Rand supporter. But I'm telling you there is something up with this brother-winston guy.


1. They are creepy. Stalkers. Some have even collected my comments, cross-referenced them, etc. and combed through them for any inconsistency. When this inevitably fails, they will simply make thing up - "Winston said (insert lie) on Feb 15, 2009." REALLY creepy stuff.

2. They will use comment history as "proof" of something that was NEVER DENIED in the first place. This FALSELY gives the co-opter the APPEARANCE of "exposing" me.

3. Tea Party co-opters WILL ALWAYS TELL YOU "I'm tea party, but..." Liberty Movement co-opters WILL ALWAYS TELL YOU "I'm Liberty Movement, but..." and RAND SUPPORTERS WILL ALWAYS TELL YOU "I'm not a Rand supporter, but..." See? they will CLAIM to be something... then proceed to contradict it.

I WANT RAND HATERS TO STAY RAND HATERS! TO NEVER FORGET THE VIOLATION OF TRUST! Our short memories GREASE the co-optings! Our short memories ALLOW Palin, West, Bachmann, Cain, Rubio to prance around as "tea party" WHEN THEY'VE VIOLATED EVERY PRINCIPLE OF THE TEA PARTY! So... REMEMBER! REMEMBER 2012 and Rand Paul's SELLOUT! Remember Sean Hannity's public orgasm as Rand sold his own father out. REMEMBER the INSTANT Paul campaign DEFLATION! REMEMBER his IGNORING Luke Rudkowski! REMEMBER his trophy-wife photo-ops for all the LEFTIST ESTABLISHMENT REPUBLICAN sugar-daddies like McConnell, Romney and Portman! REMEMBER his criticism of DEMOCRATS... FOR DOING EXACTLY WHAT THE REPUBLICANS DO ALSO! REMEMBER!!!!!!

You will see my comments spike with Rand Paul stories, same as they spike on "Tea Party" sites when Palin in mentioned. When does a dog bark? When he's sunning on the back porch? OR WHEN THERE IS A THREAT?

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.


Needs to take your shift key away. Seriously.

And never type anything about Sean Hannity having an orgasm again please. Leave your fantasies for the bedroom, that's disgusting.

Eric Hoffer


your tactics aren't working. You are doing nothing but annoying people. Doesn't matter anyway, as you are just a plant.

The only one trying to co-opt anyone here for their own purposes is you.

Go look at my past comments bashing Rand, then try to tell me I am a Rand supporter......idiot

Fantastic news for you.

If I'm so annoying... you have nothing to worry about. And... no need to reply.

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.


1. Establishment co-opters can NEVER win in head to head debate... and on a comment thread, this reality REALLY SHOWS. So, to counter this... er... inadequacy, they will disengage and pivot their efforts to "warning the others" of the danger lurking. This typically takes form as "Don't listen to so-n-so, they're a paid HuffPo plant" or "Ignore so-n-so, they're a DUMBocrat troll," etc.

2. Establishment co-opters are clumsy. I found the "hard-on for" reference a little familiar. It was a phrase used in Lalin's scene from Carlito's Way. Lalin is a trusted friend to Carlito, WHO SELLS OUT CARLITO TO CLIP DOWN HIS OWN JAIL SENTENCE!!!

Carlito Brigante (after being sold out by Lalin):
How can you ****...the only people who ever cared for you? How can you do that? You lost mother******.

Si... se lo que quiere decir. I know EXACTLY how you feel, Carlito.

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.


I used it as reference from Taken, I haven't seen Carlito's Way.

I see you've changed from Propagandist to labeling people you don't agree with "establishment co-opters." That's much less ironic than the last case where I pointed out that what you were engaging in was, in fact, the dehumanization common in propaganda.

So, to counter this... er... inadequacy, they will disengage and pivot their efforts to "warning the others" of the danger lurking. This typically takes form as "Don't listen to so-n-so, they're a paid HuffPo plant" or "Ignore so-n-so, they're a DUMBocrat troll," etc.

You do realize this statement exactly describes the form and function of your post right? Oooooh the irony.

Nice try though.

Eric Hoffer


1. An Establishment co-opter/propagandist (take your pick, they're both the same) will forever be masking their illogical propaganda as "opinion" and to expose the propaganda is "attacking those who disagree." It's a tactic to make the DECEPTIVE propaganda seem more innocent. To make their target seem more... aggressive or illogical. It's really nothing more than a lite version of the Martyr technique.

2. An Establishment co-opter/propagandist (take your pick, they're both the same) will assume a sort of nervous cockiness, as if they've bruised or bested their target somehow:
"You do realize this statement exactly describes the form and function of your post right? Oooooh the irony" is a statement that just makes the propagandist look stupid. MY statement explains the tactic of CREATING A NEW COMMENT "CALLING OUT" individual posters. IN CONTRAST, I NEVER DO THAT... frankly because I don't give a damn enough about any of the INDIVIDUAL co-opters to do so. So... any "irony" that the propagandist has so CLEVERLY REVEALED... doesn't exist.

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

the best way to spot a co-opter is to look for

the person who is beginning his comments with



Seriously. I'm not sure what's wrong with this guy, honestly, but the superiority complex is kinda killing me here.

Yes Mr. 8 Month Member. I'm the establishment co-opter. People like this are the folks who drive people away from the movement.

"Oh you don't agree with me exactly or have a different view of things?! EVIL CO-OPTER!!!"

Just shut it dude, take a walk.

And I just noticed, he just started seriously posting in September. And he wants to talk about co-opters? Comes in out of left field with the rabble rousing, and somehow OTHER people are the problem.

Eric Hoffer


Why is Jesse Benton not out there helping out?

Rand Paul/Jesse Benton 2016

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LOL! and accurate too

LOL! and accurate too

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Rand is meeting with romneys king makers and will be making in-roads and preparing for 2016, from this point forward.
Please be sure to make special note of the libtards who mock and belittle Rand on the DP, and be sure to SLAM the door in their smug faces when they come crawling back to join us, Rand and his father in 2016.

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

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