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CPAC 2013 - Open Thread

The 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference – an annual gathering in Washington, D.C. where members of the GOP meet to cement their ideology and try out potential presidential nominees for the coming years.

Today's lineup included Sen. Ted Cruz and Dr. Ben Carson!

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Wait what happened with this

Wait what happened with this event @ 9:45 - "Too many American wars? Should we fight anywhere and can we afford it?"

I'm assuming the answer to both those questions is "Yes".

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I was ignoring cpac even before I heard trump was a part of it..

Now, I'll avoid it like the plague!

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

Wow you're right, Trump is

Wow you're right, Trump is speaking again!? I'd rather McDonnell - my Governor - have that speaking spot.

Stand With Rand signs handed out

Mark Murray: About an hour before Rand Paul's speech at CPAC, tons of "Stand with Rand" signs being passed out. Ooops - posted too soon, they aren't allowing them inside!

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

LOL @ the fact Christie

LOL @ the fact Christie didn't get an invite. Wasn't he the next Reagan for people like Ann Coulter ;)

Here is the schedule

GOP Event?

I'm just wondering, is CPAC an official GOP event? Does the GOP own the conservative brand? One can certainly be conservative and not a Republican, right?

Chuck Todd tweet:

BTW, as you watch Rand Paul at CPAC, ask yourself, who's had more influence on today's GOP, Ron and Rand Paul or last two GOP WH nominees

Also - Rand Paul's office giving free t-shirts https://twitter.com/samsteinhp/status/312226242487263232/pho...

"When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know Peace." - Jimi Hendrix

Gee, I sure would LOVE a Stand with Rand tee shirt

The person I know who went, VC on our committee is not answering her messages otherwise I would ask them... awww the first official Stand With Rand.. deserves it's own thread and front page picture.