RNC: Ron Paul delegates not welcome in Tampa

Remember all of those hard fought victories? Thousands of people who gave up their time and money to attend precinct caucuses?  And then faced coordinated attacks at District and County Conventions, where threatened establishment Party hacks had hired thugs ready to arrest them?  Sometimes the very new Country Chairman, duly elected to replace them? RememberContinue reading “RNC: Ron Paul delegates not welcome in Tampa”

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Behind the brutality in Louisiana

What was behind the broken bones, hysteria and bruised egos at last weekend’s Louisiana State GOP Convention?  Why the attacks on legitimately elected Ron Paul delegates?   Don’t the Romney folks get it?  Don’t they want to win in November?  Don’t they want and need the youth vote?  Hispanics?  Independents?  Even, the Democrats, that Ron PaulContinue reading “Behind the brutality in Louisiana”

War Breaks out in GOP: Broken bones

“In yet another instance, Ron Paul supporter Alex Helwig, Chairman of the Rules Committee who made the motion to remove the chair, was arrested by Shreveport police and released.  During his brief detainment, some of his fingers were broken and when he returned to the event he was walking with aid of a cane.” JoinContinue reading “War Breaks out in GOP: Broken bones”

Smoke and Mirrors in Louisiana

On Saturday I promised an update into the complex world of Louisiana intraparty politics.  You will remember that the national press proclaimed an upset win by Ron Paul in the first round of caucuses.  But the GOP has worked to take that away. Here is how events are unfolding. The Republican Party of Louisiana hasContinue reading “Smoke and Mirrors in Louisiana”

Michigan Shocker! Ron Paul picks up more delegates

There is good news and bad news.  The good news comes out of Michigan.  But first, the bad news, let’s get that out of the way and then have some fun. Remember my warning that there were votes in a locked box taken from the state convention in Arizona?  And that the Ron Paul victoryContinue reading “Michigan Shocker! Ron Paul picks up more delegates”

Louisiana Shocker: Ron Paul Wins

By Doug Wead Well, the cat is out of the bag.  Saturday’s district conventions in Louisiana gave the Ron Paul campaign 74% of the delegates heading into the June state convention where the delegation to the Republican National Convention in Tampa will be finally determined.  Another state, another unseen victory for the Texas congressman.  And, it shouldContinue reading “Louisiana Shocker: Ron Paul Wins”