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Ron Paul Republicans Take Over the Senate

November 5, 2014

Yesterday’s Senate races ended in a surprise outcome causing many of the old Republican guard to question their future in the GOP and left Democrats wondering just how this happened. There were 33 of the 100 Senate seats up for grabs and Ron Paul Republicans took every one. Blue state ran red as Republicans took Oregon, Delaware, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Mexico and Rhode Island with an unquestionable majority of the vote. Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada was effectively trounced ending his 27 years in the Senate.

With 2014 elections solidly in the hands of this diverse but united and focused group, Washington speculation is running rampant over their possible influence in the 2016 Presidential election. With so many on the hill now scrambling for the new libertarian vote by adopting the Ron Paul Philosophy, it is without a doubt they will be the major players in 2016.

So exactly how were these Libertarian learning Republicans able to change the face of politics today?

Let’s fill in the blank and make this fictional future article a reality. Can we make this happen? Can we work together strengthening the grassroots effort? What is the strategy? What can individuals do to help? Who are our candidates? My fellow RP ideologist lets finish this articles and write a new history. What do you think?

Edited to add:

I did not realize my post would illicit such negative responses. I was attempting to mock the media and at the same time start dialog or people thinking about this subject. I don’t care what party the person represents; who we are supporting as long as they are supportive of the Ron Paul ideology. So in hopes of moving this forward below is a list of the states with Senate seat races in 2014. To get an idea of what I was hoping for I went ahead, took a leap of faith and added a name I’m assuming most here would agree with, some impressive young Congressman in Michigan. I think it would be great if we could encourage those people to run for Senate who we know represent what we would like to see in the Senate. Anyone know what state Judge Napolitano lives in? The second list is incumbents and challengers who are running at this time. Is there anyone on there already who is worth backing? I have started looking at some of them and to say the least scary we have work to do!! Add your input, lets discuss and debate this, I’ll update names.

Alabama
Alaska
Arkansas
Colorado
Delaware
Georgia
Idaho
Illinois
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Massachusetts
Michigan – Justin Amash (R) https://www.facebook.com/#!/repjustinamash
Minnesota
Mississippi
Montana
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina
Oklahoma
Oregon
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
West Virginia
Wyoming

Current incumbents and challengers
Alabama
Alaska – Mark Begich (D)
Arkansas – Mark Prior (D)
Colorado
Delaware
Georgia – Saxby Chambliss (R)
Idaho – Jim Risch (R)
Illinois
Iowa
Kansas – Pat Roberts (R)
Kentucky - Mitch McConnell (R)
Louisiana – Mary Landrieu (D)
Maine
Massachusetts – John Kerry (D)
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Montana – Max Baucus (D)
Nebraska
New Hampshire – Jeanne Shaheen
New Jersey
New Mexico
North Carolina – Kay Hagan (D)
Oklahoma
Oregon
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee – Lamar Alexander (R)
Texas
Virginia – Mark Warner (D)
West Virginia – Shelley Moore (R)
Wyoming – Mike Enzi (R)

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There are only Individualists

There are only Individualists and Collectivists. When I think "Ron Paul Republican" I think those individuals who have woken up and embraced the non-agression and natural rights principals of Individualism. What name is attached to it is meaningless symantics put in place to divide people who should be united.

Many of us hate "republicans" and so even when Individualist liberty loving people seek office, they may find opposition among those who give the "party" they belong to far more weight than they should.

Forget the party titles and other frivilous garbage. Vote for and support Individualists and reject collectivism.

Would Newt be an individualist then?

He's a republican.

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List

Can anyone point me to a list of these "Ron Paul Republicans"? I found Ron Wyden in Oregon who's probably more of a left-libertarian but that's one.

I'd love to know who everyone is, and their state.

A left-libertarian?

How might someone that pushes socialist programs be a libertarian?

Kucinich is left but he is no libertarian.. Please don't try and muddy the water. We have a guide for what to look for if anyone is confused and it seems many are.

I may get behind a bill that a leftist is pushing IF it benefits Liberty in full, but I would never send one to Washington to represent me, no more than I'd send a republican that was socialistic either.

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We need Rand as President in 2016

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'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

We'd need to back actual Ron Paul people for office

and maybe run as many as we could against the opposition on every seat available..

When you think of how many total seats are available and how many Ron Paul people are out there.. It's simple math.

100 total seats? Send 500 to run small campaigns.. Give the people a real choice.

1. Democrap
2. Repube
3. Ron Pauler
4. Ron Pauler
5. Ron Pauler
6. Ron Pauler
7. Ron Pauler

and keep sending them till we wear the fuckers down.

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Me, personally

I would be much happier if they were all taken by "Independents" who happen to follow much of Ron Paul's philosphies of sound-money, non-interventionist foreign policy, anti-drug war, and pro-civil liberties.

November 6, 2014

Congratulations REPUBLICANS, on your REPUBLICAN victories. REPUBLICANS should be pleased with their REPUBLICAN wins. Much like the REPUBLICAN "tsunami" in 2010 that was SUPPOSED to shake the world, but turned out to be another REPUBLICAN scam. You know, where REPUBLICANS FALSELY add cute little qualifiers to "REPUBLICAN," like "Tea Party REPUBLICANS," or Christian Coalition REPUBLICANS" or "Ron Paul REPUBLICANS"... ONLY TO GET ELECTED.

As a "Ron Paul" Third Partier, I could give a rats ass, about REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT (same thing) wins, but again congratulations on your REPUBLICAN wins.

F the R's!

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

Its a useless title ment to

Its a useless title ment to evoke an emotional response. The "Ron Paul" part of the equasion is all that matters Winston. Don't get caught up in the emotional trap just because the word "Republican" appears.

Our focus is in electing Individualists and tossing out Collectivists. Ron Paul Republicans, like me, are just another way of saying "Individualist."

Ron Paul's a REPUBLICAN.

Ron Paul's a REPUBLICAN.

What Bro Winston Said

exactly..

Ron Paul Republican activists

make up about 1.5 million out of a sea of roughly 15 million Republican activist who decide who gets to be on the ballot in state and national elections against Democrats. In order for this scenario to play out, we're going to have to be overly represented big time at political events and not give up even when the majority try to make us feel unwelcome and unwanted.

Oooops...

Actually no. There are about 1.5 million Ron Paul Constitutional Libertarians... NOT "republicans."

Brother Winston Smith

The r3VOLution is NOT republiCAN.

I am a republican, not a

I am a republican, not a Republican. I support the republican form of government, not the Republican party. I see the Republican Party purely as a means to propagate our cause.

I wasn't counting them.

If those 1.5 million Constitutional Libertarians would get off their high horses, register Republican and get involved in their local Republican Parties, we'd have 3 million strong - an insurmountable force for the aging Eisenhower-Nixon Republicans who make up the bulk of the other 13.5 million GOP activists to have to contend with.

It really stinks that

state elections Don't get nearly the amount of participation and support as presidential elections.

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    Think of it the other way

    Think of it the other way around- By participating in a race with less participation you have more chance to sway voter opinion, especially locally. Getting the word out has more influence. Comparing it to the presidential race, if you don't have Romney and Obama ads everywhere and running on the radio every 30 seconds, that Ron Paul rally really makes a big impact.

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    I agree...

    2010 would not have happened if it would have been a presidential election. Rand would have had a much tougher time getting elected.

    Where we are strongest is where voter participation is lowest. It is because we are activists and are able to motivate our smaller majority.

    'Peace is a powerful message.' Ron Paul

    Bring it on, brother,

    or sister, in this case.

    I work best under pressure. Mark my words.

    "What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

    YES!

    Go Ron Paul... CANDIDATES! :)

    Just plain 'Happy'about the direction the world is taking! Especially if we live to reach LEV [Longevity Escape Velocity]

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