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Rand Paul's Staff Complicit in Stopping Ron Paul's RNC Nomination?

It would appear that Rand's staff was working with the GOP to stop our efforts to nominate Ron Paul:

"Right then a short, white-bearded man marched past Sen. Paul, over to his chief of staff, Doug Stafford. It was Ben Ginsberg—veteran of the Bush-Gore recounts, top legal macher for Mitt Romney, “the lawyer for the Republican establishment,” author of a new Republican National Committee rule that would bind delegates more closely to winning candidates. Ginsburg, carrying a sheaf of papers, leaned in and buttonholed Stafford.

“I’ve got your guys trying to put Paul’s name into nomination,” he said, pointing at the papers. “Right here, buddy.”

http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/201...



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Here's what's worse

It's not a game. Such metaphors amount to political smoke & mirror tactics.

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"It's not a game"

Amen.

I remember when Slate was free

Moriah Redmon was editor and she was great.. and then Slate went through several changes, and I was eliminated when I refused to stop posting why I would never for for Al Gore. Today's Papers.

I joined the GOP because in 07/08, the campaign refused to work with me. I don't regret joining the GOP, it's actually much better than what I thought, and that could be because I'm on a Liberty committee and I like a good fight, and this is a good fight.

I really believe the rEVOLution is all about Restoring the Republic to Constitutional Government, Sound Money, Bill of Rights/ Liberty, and changing the GOP, from the inside out, and we are doing this.

I am learning from Rand, as I learned from Ron, and I think this is what is so important about their campaigns:

It's not a metter of win or lose, but how you play the game.

We are playing to win, and we understand that isn't going to be in an election or five.. the thing is, those of us who joined the GOP, we have a mission, as stated above, and we are are absolutly working on cleaning up the GOP, replacing those who are not for liberty and not giving up because of articles like Slate that would rather everyone be in one party, like communist China, to represent America's committement to Democracy, the Reoublic be damned.

Ine day I hope, all GOP committees are Liberty committees.

dont you know...

you're supposed to drop out entirely and work for anarchy?

just kidding, of course. i just think its absurd how people think that they can promote liberty by disengaging completely and "witholding consent." OK, I dont consent- now what? Thanks for your ongoing efforts!

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You don't get it

Enough of us withold consent and it crumbles. It would include people who carry out the dirty work of the state who just stop doing it as enough people stop treating them like masters and "heroes".

lol if enough of you withhold

lol if enough of you withhold consent, they'll keep doing whatever they want and use the excuse that the romans used. "If they didn't want to be slaves, they'd kill themselves."

And let's be real. I bet you still pay your taxes. That's the important part. They could care less you vote. Just keep paying the bills "non-consenter". If you really want to stop consenting, go join Peter Schiff's dad in prison. Otherwise, you're not protesting, just too lazy to vote.

And VOTING

gets results???!! What planet are YOU on? Miss the last election season, did you? That's the only way you could still have any faith whatsoever in the "election" process. Just keep participating in the rituals of staste worship. That's what they want. Eventually I won't be paying taxes because I won't be making any money, thanks to YOUR government.

That's right.... my

That's right.... my government. Don't complain when you're broke. We asked you to help today.

Yes, that statist fail safe

I MUST participate in the collectivist process and oppress and loot my fellow man before he does it to me.
Just say no.

I guess I don't understand.

I guess I don't understand. To you, is the liberty movement an anarchist movement or more of a constitutional, limited government... libertarian movement?

YOU need to

define what exactly you mean by the term "liberty". Obviously, it doesn't mean the same to you as it does to me.

So your answer is a clever

So your answer is a clever way of saying you're an anarchist by showing how anarchy is the superior condition regarding liberty. You'll have me say what is liberty, and then proclaim that this is meaningless without anarchy.

No thanks.

You can't

define what you mean by the term liberty? Interesting. Sounds to me like you know you can't defend your argument.

whateves... the only reason

whateves... the only reason we're posting is cause I asked you what is the liberty movement and you got all 'depends on what the definition of is, is' on me.

And VOTING

gets results???!! What planet are YOU on? Miss the last election season, did you? That's the only way you could still have any faith whatsoever in the "election" process. Just keep participating in the rituals of staste worship. That's what they want. Eventually I won't be paying taxes because I won't be making any money, thanks to YOUR government.

The establishment GOP needs

The establishment GOP needs to die, and it's death would be met with great rejoicing in this household.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

Burry Romney, Eviscerate the

Burry Romney, Eviscerate the GOP, Impeach Obama. In that order. So far so good.

Ron Paul enters RNC Convention Floor CSPAN and FOX

Ron Paul enters Presidential nominating Republican Convention held at Tampa Bay, Florida, 2012. Ron Paul RNC Convention Floor CSPAN and FOX 1:32 min:sec

"Ron Paul not... fully... endorsing Mitt R..." - CSPAN TelePrompter Reader [Ron Paul did not support nor endorse Mitt R.]

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Ron Paul was Nominated on the Convention Floor On Time.


This film includes "Ya. I read DailyPaul." Nomination of Ron Paul was submitted to the secretary to the Republican Party as soon as possible after her announce appointment (about 1 1/2 hour before the nominations of Ron Paul & Mitt R were to be announced. Dropping Ron Paul & his 6 delegation nomination seems to have been brazen electioneering frogs.

There was a lot of jumping & lying going on.

Reince Priebus discusses nomination of Ron Paul at RNC
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Reince Priebus discusses why Ron Paul wasn't nominated on the floor at the RNC.

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manniman82 6 months ago
LYING WEASEL! Here's video PROOF that 6 states DID submit the paperwork to nominate Ron Paul from the floor: YouTube
/watch?v=hXZ9kzIvokY&feature=r­elated

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I expect more articles like this

Anything to smear the Pauls and divide us.

They want our choice to be Neo-Con establishment stooge #1 and Neo-Con establishment stooge #2.

Undoubtedly we will be choosing between Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan.....Maybe Michelle Bachmann or Rudy Guiliani

It's too bad people are so easily manipulated. But then again, it happened during Ron Paul's campaign, so we can only expect it to be done again in Rand's campaign.

Father and son obviously both support each other. If one threw the other under a bus they would not support each other.

With all the hit pieces on Ron Paul, you think Paul supporters would be wise to the Neo-Con and MSM garbage by now.

Rand was the one who divided

Rand was the one who divided us by endorsing Romney.

That was good strategy by

That was good strategy by Rand. Wanna know why? Because the neocons I talk to everyday like him because they can trust that he's a Republican. Whenever I talk to them about ROn, you know what the number one reason for not supporting him is? Because he left the party and went against Reagan, so they didn't think he could be trusted. That's it, nothing to do with policy.

So no matter how much you think Rand's endorsement of Romney hurt the liberty movement, you are still wrong, it helped establish Rand as trustworthy among the typical Republican.

Now Rand has the reigns, doesn't he? Now he can control what is and is not republican. Right up until that filibuster, drone strikes were a welcome part of the Republican party, now minds are being changed.

I read the whole article that was written in August

And I still have no idea what you're original post is talking about. This actually sounds like proof that Rand's staff was working with the Ron Paul campaign. "Your guys". lol

Rand Haters are grasping at straws now.

Slate.com...seriously?

Slate.com...seriously? Somebody once said it's not wise to invest all of your chips into one basket.

They try to blame Rand Paul alone for Mitt Romney's nomination.

In your heart of hearts, you know that's a bunch of crap.

Get real, folks. We all know damn well that Romney was the GOP's choice from day 1. Come hell or high water, or Rand Paul...the GOP stuck with their horse, and he lost.

Dwell on the rumors of the past, or move on in a much more productive way?

This article is meant to drive a wedge between us, and takes us one giant step backwards into the past of laying blame on something that happened and can't be changed until 2016.

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

These are not rumors

of the past. We need to recognize facts as they occurred and react properly. Rand backstabbed his Dad. If you forget this you will smart for it. Rand is not to be trusted as head of the "liberty" movement. Rand is the one that put the wedge in. Shooting the messenger (Slate)? Old tactic when no facts to refute.

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Who here was blaming Rand for

Who here was blaming Rand for Romney's nomination???

I blame him for endorsing Romney, at a critical moment, before the RNC Convention, and thereby selling out his own father, as well as all the hard-working Liberty folks who invested so much time, money, and effort for Ron.

As we look forward, we have to make wise choices in who we want leading the Liberty movement; and the past is often predictive of the future.

Having a Puritanical approach

Having a Puritanical approach will not accomplish anything. You act as if Rand did not sit down with Ron and have an in depth conversation about the endorsement, and the future.

If Rand Paul did not, "reach out," to Mitt Romney...would he be on national television this morning, spreading the message of Liberty?

No. We'd have all seen Marco Rubio instead.

Never be afraid to ask simple questions.

We have a source very close

We have a source very close to Ron (and I mean, very close!) who stated unequivocally that Ron only heard about Rand's plan to endorse Romney about 30 minutes before the Hannity show.

Sorry, I know people have a hard time facing the fact that Rand sold out his Dad, ... but he did.

Sometimes the truth hurts.

The alleged hearsay provided by anonymus DP nick

Doesn't hurt that much actually.

Do get back to us when you have some substance though.

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