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GOP bars Paul supporter from serving as committeeman

Snip from the St. Augustine Record:

In August, Stevens won a three-way race for St. Johns County Republican state committeeman, but was told by party officials he does “not meet the qualifications” to be seated because of his suspension, which has another eight months to run.

The second-place finisher in the Republican state committeeman race, Randy Covington, had also been suspended for breaking party rules. Consequently, that post went to the third-place finisher, Bob Veit, a former Marine and long-time member of the Republican Executive Committee.

Stevens believes the decision against him is RPOF Chairman Lenny Curry’s attempt to purge the party of dissenting voices.

“In my mind, it comes down to the party wanting to control the message and who can be in the party,” Stevens said.

// End Snip. Full story at the St. Augustine Record:

Note what Stevens says on the Ron Paul Forums:

The quote attributed to me about supporting Obama in this article is not mine. It was from an article written by someone else that I forwarded. I have asked Matt Dixon to print a correction. I have NEVER supported candidate Obama or President Obama in an election. This appears to be just another attempt by the RPOF leadership to marginalize and discredit anyone who they cannot "control".

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Times Union Correction on 12/14/12

Update: Stevens has reached out to the Times-Union to express the fact he was never a supporter of President Barack Obama. In an earlier version of this story, he was said to have written an anti-McCain email. In fact, he forwarded that email and approximately two dozen others with similar sentiment.

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world.

Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has...

John Stevens
Jacksonville Ron Paul 2008 Meetup Organizer

Newspaper Prints Correction

Probably a case of the RPOF trying to use the media to smear / marginalize us again. That was NOT my quote - I have NEVER supported Obama. I sent out an email with an article containing that quote. I thought it was an intersting perspective, that you could argue proved correct. Would the rise of the Tea Party have occured in 2010 if John McCain won the presidency?

Received this from the editor of the newspaper:

Mr. Stevens:

I apologize for not getting back to you yesterday.

This correction will appear Thursday.

St. Johns County Republican state committeeman-elect John Stevens forwarded an email that told an undisclosed recipient “[m]y opinion is that in order for us to save America, [Barack] Obama has to win. If [John] McCain wins then those who consider themselves to be 'conservatives' will be lulled back to sleep." Because of a reporter’s error, the origin of the email was incorrect in a story on Page A-1 Wednesday.

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world.

Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has...

John Stevens
Jacksonville Ron Paul 2008 Meetup Organizer

The Republican Party Itself Broke Many Nominating Rules!

Proof: 6 Delegations Officially Submitting Their Ron Paul Nomination Forms to the Secretary of the RNC
Republican National Committee. Submitted by GBAmerica, 09/21/2012

Ron Paul was nominated by 5 states & a territory. Official documents were delivered on the 2012 Republican Convention floor. Delivered on camera by hand directly to the secretary of the Republican Party. Per the rules, Ron Paul was officially nominated & the documents were officially delivered.

Now what does officialdom have to say about this matter of following Presidential nominating rules? What does the Federal Election Commission have to say about this? Would each of these perpetrators like to speak with their attorney before stating why this obvious fraud does not have them in the pokey?

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I have known John for over 5 years and is one of the top Liberty leaders in Florida. The GOP in Florida is as corrupt as anywhere and has been trying to purge out the Liberty movement since 2007. I will do everything I can to help him.

This is what John help do in Jacksonville in 2007 for Ron Paul:

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I LOVE that "Paint the Town Ron Paul" youtube!

When we saw a few of those show-&-tell / how-to youtubes, back in 2007, we couldn't sit still, even in a little town we lived in. What a youthful feverish time it was. . . filled with optimism. Now we are FORCED to grow up and face the full onslaught of the keynesian Humpty-dumpties :-(

Very Cool !

I sure miss these kinds of video's. Seeing people get together and do things like that is awesome and inspiring! I had several signs in my front yard and somebody stole them, i was pissed off for weeks! Next time i'm gonna nail them to the front of my house...if there is a next time..

"If ever time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin."
Samuel Adams

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Here they come. . . the failing & gasping gop henchmen,

using the same old tactics of bluffing, lying, cheating & coercing.

Hang in there liberty lovers! Remember Maine!! Be resourceful & have fun, exposing the naked doomed military & economic keynesian Humpty-Dumpties.

Florida? Where an oz of pot

Florida? Where an oz of pot is a FELONY?

The world is my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good things is my religion. Thomas Paine, Godfather of the American Revolution