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« on: April 29, 2012, 04:22:46 pm »
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Alaska - http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/ron-paul-supporters-team-joe-miller-take-over-alaska-republican-party
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« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2012, 04:52:53 pm »
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You gotta admire their tenacity.
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« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2012, 06:45:40 pm »
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So that makes it Iowa, Nevada and Alaska so far then?

Also from the numbers I'm getting from organizers around Texas there is a good chance we'll take over here too come the state convention, based on the results of the county conventions.
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« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2012, 07:05:11 pm »
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Good news Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2012, 07:15:39 pm »
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Michigan next? (crosses fingers) Not likely, but we're working on it.
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« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2012, 07:16:54 pm »
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Also, I've heard that they've taken Minnesota as well.
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« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2012, 07:31:35 pm »
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Also, I've heard that they've taken Minnesota as well.

We haven't had our state convention yet. However Paul did largely sweep the CD conventions, he won every delegate in all except MN-01 (where he won 2 delegates with one "uncommitted"), MN-07 (the only district where he didn't win a majority, it was 1 Paul, 2 Santorum) and MN-08 (same as MN-01, two Paul and one uncommitted).

I don't expect this to make the MN GOP any more tolerable though.
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« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2012, 07:37:30 pm »
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Michigan next? (crosses fingers) Not likely, but we're working on it.

Doubtful.

And what are these people going to do once they realize Paul isn't going to be the nominee?
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« Reply #8 on: April 29, 2012, 07:42:58 pm »
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Good news Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2012, 01:42:26 am »
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« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2012, 03:15:58 am »
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And the end game here is... ?
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« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2012, 04:19:00 am »
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And the end game here is... ?

To restore the application of the Constitution as intended by the Founding Fathers, of course.
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« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2012, 07:26:36 am »
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And the end game here is... ?

A fundamental ideological shift of the nationwide Republican Party apparatus from the inside. Or, if everything else fails, to enjoy themselves trolling the GOP by blatantly abusing parliamentary procedure for [Inks] and giggles.
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« Reply #13 on: April 30, 2012, 07:36:28 am »
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I typically vote Dem but I'll take a Paulbot over a generic Republican (and many-some Democrats) any day of the week.
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« Reply #14 on: April 30, 2012, 08:03:36 am »
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They staged a coup in the Mass. RNC delegation caucuses and elected their own to more than half the spots, edging out Romney's own LG and Charlie Baker.
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« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2012, 08:19:51 am »
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Indeed.... I don't see how anybody on the left can not see this as a good thing.
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« Reply #16 on: April 30, 2012, 09:46:30 am »
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They staged a coup in the Mass. RNC delegation caucuses and elected their own to more than half the spots, edging out Romney's own LG and Charlie Baker.

I was planning on going to my caucus for that but I didn't really feel like going out to North Attleboro - I guess I'll have to ask Dallasfan if they needed my one vote for anything...
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« Reply #17 on: April 30, 2012, 06:55:24 pm »
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The remind me of Somalian pirates taking over anything that passes by then again a Paulite world is basically Somalia.
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« Reply #18 on: April 30, 2012, 06:56:58 pm »
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The remind me of Somalian pirates taking over anything that passes by then again a Paulite world is basically Somalia.
Have you ever even researched Paul's stances on well, anything?
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« Reply #19 on: April 30, 2012, 07:28:35 pm »
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I have. Also, I just made a joke, don't need to assume I'm a clueless Dem drone.
I just know that Somalia's pretty much the perfect example of what life would be like if the private sector ran everything. The country is actually a paradise to live in if you can afford your own security, food and export your kids out to Europe and America to get and education.
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« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2012, 06:29:01 am »
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I have. Also, I just made a joke, don't need to assume I'm a clueless Dem drone.
I just know that Somalia's pretty much the perfect example of what life would be like if the private sector ran everything. The country is actually a paradise to live in if you can afford your own security, food and export your kids out to Europe and America to get and education.
I love how nearfly every lefty has this thought and thinks they are the first to come up with it.  Anarchy and Ron Paul's version of (and most flavors of) libertarianism are the same thing.  Somalia is NOT a libertarian paradise no matter how much you may want it to be.
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Quote from:   Martha Gellhorn for The Atlantic 1961
The unique misfortune of the Palestinian refugees is that they are a weapon in what seems to be a permanent war...today, in the Middle East, you get a repeated sinking sensation about the Palestinian refugees: they are only a beginning, not an end. Their function is to hang around and be constantly useful as a goad. The ultimate aim is not such humane small potatoes as repatriating refugees.
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« Reply #21 on: May 01, 2012, 10:05:19 am »
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Just what are the "spoils" when one "takes over" as state party?  They seem about as genuine a lucre as Napoleon occupying Moscow. You try to cash in the spoils for a Starbucks coffee, and the kid behind the counter with an earring in one of his ears, and a piece of metal inserted on the middle of his tongue (gosh it would be great to be young again), will be puzzled as to just why you think that a fair exchange.
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« Reply #22 on: May 01, 2012, 01:06:48 pm »
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I have. Also, I just made a joke, don't need to assume I'm a clueless Dem drone.
I just know that Somalia's pretty much the perfect example of what life would be like if the private sector ran everything. The country is actually a paradise to live in if you can afford your own security, food and export your kids out to Europe and America to get and education.
I love how nearfly every lefty has this thought and thinks they are the first to come up with it.  Anarchy and Ron Paul's version of (and most flavors of) libertarianism are the same thing.  Somalia is NOT a libertarian paradise no matter how much you may want it to be.

Is there any country that functions on a libertarian mindset?!
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« Reply #23 on: May 01, 2012, 03:55:12 pm »
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Nope, never has been....maybe MAYBE very early on the US sort of was, but not really.  What with slavery and all.
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The unique misfortune of the Palestinian refugees is that they are a weapon in what seems to be a permanent war...today, in the Middle East, you get a repeated sinking sensation about the Palestinian refugees: they are only a beginning, not an end. Their function is to hang around and be constantly useful as a goad. The ultimate aim is not such humane small potatoes as repatriating refugees.
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« Reply #24 on: May 06, 2012, 10:19:51 am »
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I have. Also, I just made a joke, don't need to assume I'm a clueless Dem drone.
I just know that Somalia's pretty much the perfect example of what life would be like if the private sector ran everything. The country is actually a paradise to live in if you can afford your own security, food and export your kids out to Europe and America to get and education.
I love how nearfly every lefty has this thought and thinks they are the first to come up with it.  Anarchy and Ron Paul's version of (and most flavors of) libertarianism are the same thing.  Somalia is NOT a libertarian paradise no matter how much you may want it to be.

Is there any country that functions on a libertarian mindset?!

Debatably Hong Kong.
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