I don't think there is much further you and I can go concerning this topic without hitting a wall. I'll say my peace, and you feel free to take the last word in order to maintain civility.
I don't criticize you for the seriousness of your intentions; I simply think we have different goals and, more than likely, different philosophical views altogether, however that perception could only be confirmed or discounted through actual discussion on the matter.
I became a Paul guy in '07. I wrote him in on an absentee ballot while I was deployed to Iraq in '08. I plan on writing him again because [the] Johnson doesn't do it for me (there's a joke in there somewhere). But these parties don't mean a thing to me. I don't get a warm and fuzzy when I think of being a Ron Paul republiCAN (personally, I consider that collectivist mindfunking), but to each their own.
I was in Tampa for the week of the convention and spent every day on the street talking to folks, giving interviews, fraternizing with Occupiers, filming the police state, marching and holding signs. I also had the pleasure of hanging with delegates at Whiskey Joe's and the pizza joint near the port. Folks are different. Some are remaining in the party, while others are going Libertarian, and more than a few claim to be done with national politics. I can empathize with all of them. However, after all that's happened, it seems to me that you value your committee seat more than the message. Will you help me understand why or clarify if that is not the case?
Again, feel free to take the last word.
"The rich man writes the book of laws the poor man must defend, but the highest laws are written on the hearts of honest men."
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