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Is there a Ron Paul putsch under way?
World Net Daily ^ | 06/05/12 | Pam Gellar

Posted on 06/06/2012 8:21:57 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden

Is a Paulian putsch being planned for the Republican National Convention?

Newt Gingrich has warned that Republican leaders have not thought through “how they’re going to handle the convention in Tampa, and how they’re going to handle the Ron Paul forces.” The New York Sun reported that “what Mr. Gingrich seems to be worried about is the delegates that Congressman Paul is winning through his strategy of dealing with state conventions. The former speaker had just come from the convention at Georgia, where … the ‘Ron Paul people’ were out in force.”

I have been receiving alarming emails concerning an underhanded, anti-American Ron Paul coup that is being plotted for the GOP convention.

From Virginia: “I’m running for delegate to the RNC convention in Tampa. There is a serious Paulbot infestation in the GOP here in Virginia. I’m spending a lot of time at GOP apparatchik meetings. I’ve gotten the endorsement of the Conservative Coalition (I was the top vote-getter), and usually that is enough but not this cycle.”

And this came in from a reader of my website AtlasShrugs.com out West: “There is a very interesting situation going on behind the scenes in the Republican Party state caucuses, and the MSM is not reporting it. Ron Paul’s followers have taken control of the Republican state committees in Nevada, Alaska, Iowa, Maine and Louisiana and working for more control in upcoming meetings. They have stolen delegates to the upcoming Republican National Convention away from Mitt Romney by following some technical rules.”

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


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This is scary...
1 posted on 06/06/2012 8:22:08 AM PDT by Old Teufel Hunden
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To: Old Teufel Hunden
Soros and Jimmy Carter supported Romney. I bet the new world order group are pulling strings.
2 posted on 06/06/2012 8:29:10 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

The Paul people are all Kool Aid drinkers. They need to hold a “convention’ in Guiana.


3 posted on 06/06/2012 8:29:57 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

The nutburger Paul contingent is seeing black helicopters again.


4 posted on 06/06/2012 8:31:46 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Despite not being a Paul fan, I’m quite pleased that they helped show the national committeemen the door in Michigan.


5 posted on 06/06/2012 8:34:16 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

It would serve the GOP-E right if Ron Paul Occutards did disrupt the Convention.

If you lie down with dogs you get up with fleas.


6 posted on 06/06/2012 8:34:36 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

The comments are much better than the article.


7 posted on 06/06/2012 8:35:46 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden
I had to look up the word "putsh", I have no recollection of ever seeing it before.

Definition: A sudden attempt by a group to overthrow a government.

Anything PaulBots would do will not surprise me, most of the ones I know are insane.

8 posted on 06/06/2012 8:37:43 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
The Paul people are all Kool Aid drinkers.

Maybe, but mitt and obama's supporters are queers and baby killers. I'd rather drink the kool aid and get it over with than bend over and repeatedly take it up the arse to die a slow, lingering death from AIDs.

Fortunately there a non-of-the-above choice that will ensure a strong national defense, a strong economy, a dismantling of the police state, and you won't have to live with the shame of having been violated in the hinders by either mitt or the fraud.

9 posted on 06/06/2012 8:39:08 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (Goode or Evil, that's the choice.)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Republicans have failed us.

Ron Paul is certifiable.

RINOmney is Obama lite.

RINO will hopefully win...which means we won’t get Obamacare, etc immediately. He’ll take a couple of months to do it. Big fat hairy deal.


10 posted on 06/06/2012 8:41:13 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Since self-proclaimed ‘conservatives’ are bending over for Romney while even the GOP Establishment is lukewarm to indifferent to him, it is natural for some other group to fill the power void. Go Paulistinians!


11 posted on 06/06/2012 8:42:57 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: svcw

Putsch is a German word, commonly referred to Adolf Hitler and the beer Hall Putsch in Munich in the early 20s prior to him being sent to prison where he wrote Mein Kampf.

The use of the word putsch is well intended by WND as a slap tp ROn Paul and his followers. WHile one might disagree with his policies, he IS following the rules laid down by the RNC in securing delegates on the state level. More power to him and it should make for an interesting convention


12 posted on 06/06/2012 8:43:26 AM PDT by abigkahuna
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To: Old Teufel Hunden
Is there a Ron Paul putsch under way?

Oh, they'll make noise, but Paul isn't as influential as he thinks he is.

13 posted on 06/06/2012 8:44:12 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Let me get this straight, they “stole” delegates by “following the rules?”


14 posted on 06/06/2012 8:49:53 AM PDT by mvpel (Michael Pelletier)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
I can assure you Sir, I am no coolaid drinker.

You sound like a brainwashed romney toy.

Why the hell would you vote for someone that changed nothing in Mass.

That place is a nightmare.

Try thinking for yourself, not what the GOPe wants you to think.

15 posted on 06/06/2012 8:51:19 AM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: abigkahuna

Romney needs to be shaken up and stay shaken up. If he is elected as president he will not govern from the right. We will be vigilant. So if Ron Paul shakes things up at the convention I see it as a good thing. Romney needs understand he cannot walk all over us they way Bush did.


16 posted on 06/06/2012 8:54:55 AM PDT by formosa (Formosa)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
The Paul people are all Kool Aid drinkers. They need to hold a “convention’ in Guiana.

And here's a glimpse of what it would look like: Bilderberg 2012: protesters (note the prominent LRON Paulistians) hail their hero ... [Alex Jones]

17 posted on 06/06/2012 8:57:18 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

If it keeps Willard off the top of the GOP ticket come November? I’m all for it.

Of course, it also should be considered read that I don’t want Paul at the top of the ticket either.

“Anyone but a Socialist”. And no, I don’t care about Party affiliation.


18 posted on 06/06/2012 8:57:47 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: circlecity

Nah, it’s just Rombats stirring the stinkpot again.

They’re really good at it, have you noticed since 2008?


19 posted on 06/06/2012 9:01:56 AM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: mvpel
We won!!!

Michigan's conservative movement made huge strides over the weekend, and the message is now guaranteed to be carried to Tampa and Washington D.C...As I left the floor at Cobo, a long line of conservative activists were manning the railing behind the delegate area, exchanging "high-fives" with everyone as they left....we had legitimately proven we could beat the establishment at their own game, using their own rules...it was a marvelous feeling...Michigan has set the tone for the national convention, let's hope the nation is watching...
20 posted on 06/06/2012 9:04:19 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Da Coyote
RINOmney is Obama lite.

Or maybe not so lite as you think. He is a competent manager. He can get things done. He may not be so flamboyant but he will get things past a republican Congress that the kenyan might have some trouble with.

21 posted on 06/06/2012 9:05:33 AM PDT by arthurus ( Read Henry hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson")
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To: SERE_DOC

He changed things substantially in Massachusetts. He gave the leftward progress on that state a good swift kick farther to the left.


22 posted on 06/06/2012 9:08:14 AM PDT by arthurus ( Read Henry hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson")
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To: mvpel
"Let me get this straight, they “stole” delegates by “following the rules?”

Too funny isn't it. Lol, GOPe really really does not like Ron Paul, but conservatives do. Particularly Constitutional/Fiscal conservatives.

23 posted on 06/06/2012 9:11:17 AM PDT by jpsb
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To: Old Teufel Hunden
Read my posts to the these radical Paul nutters on Monday.
You will see their bold faced radicalism in action.

They were so bold as to cry and whine that the LA GOP put a stop to their coup attempt.
Paul was crushed in the LA primary vote and came in dead last but these radicals want to control the delegation and screw the LA voters wishes.

These PAULBOTS are radical leftists getting marching orders from Axelrod and our Alinsky Pres.

These same radical swarmed over Hillary supporters using the same tactics in 2008.

GOP heads better stop these Obama drones posing as Paul supporters.

24 posted on 06/06/2012 9:16:01 AM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !H)
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To: jpsb
Listen Paulbot.

LA primary voters put your Jew /military hating nutter in last place.

Your left wing radical buddies tried a COUP to take over the delegation and were STOPPED !

LIKE ANY GOOD LEFTISTS , SCREW THE VOTERS THE PAULBOT WANT TO TAKE OVER FROM WITHIN !

25 posted on 06/06/2012 9:19:21 AM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !H)
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To: jpsb

It didn’t get much attention (surprise) but Paulites took over the party in Mn and took most of the delegates.

A very sucessful putsch here.


26 posted on 06/06/2012 9:20:17 AM PDT by DManA
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To: jpsb

It didn’t get much attention (surprise) but Paulites took over the party in Mn and took most of the delegates.

A very sucessful putsch here.


27 posted on 06/06/2012 9:20:22 AM PDT by DManA
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To: ncalburt

You are no different from the crying Ws democrat last night. Bet you tweat death threats too.


28 posted on 06/06/2012 9:21:47 AM PDT by DManA
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To: jpsb

This conservative does not like Paul.
He is not and has never been a conservative.
Paul knows as much about conservatism and the constitution as Fred Phelps knows about the Bible.


29 posted on 06/06/2012 9:22:18 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Look just because drugs were legalized doesn't mean I would take them.

32 posted on 06/06/2012 9:31:03 AM PDT by McGruff (Support your local Republican candidates. They are our last line of defense.)
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To: ncalburt

You are so emotional you can’t even type straight. No wonder you can’t think straight.


33 posted on 06/06/2012 9:31:40 AM PDT by DManA
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Ron Paul is almost 80 years old and is in a dementia stage, he will NOT be elected ANYTHING!!!’’

These Paulbolts want him elected so they can take control..it will not happen.

Paul's ship sailed a long time ago..
WAKE UP AMERICA

34 posted on 06/06/2012 9:35:56 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: Old Teufel Hunden

Is there a Ron Paul putsch under way?,
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NAH

its just resistance against the Willard Romney putsch...

Why ???

Are you RomneyBots afraid of a little competition ???


35 posted on 06/06/2012 9:40:44 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: svcw

“Anything PaulBots would do will not surprise me, most of the ones I know are insane.”

Really? And what would we say about people who voted for Mittens?


36 posted on 06/06/2012 9:44:42 AM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: svcw

Adolf Hitler and his Berr Hall Putsch

I think it was about 1922

He was arrested and while he was in prison he wrote Mein Kampt (My Struggle)

thats how I know what it means

:)


37 posted on 06/06/2012 9:45:20 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: achilles2000

Delusional


38 posted on 06/06/2012 9:45:58 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: cripplecreek
From your link:
According to two sources from the unofficial "Ron Paul" convention, at last count 31 of 44 delegates and alternates that could be confirmed were Ron Paul supporters..
If this is true, MI needs some serious rule changes if this is possible. Or just cancel primary elections and go to backroom fighting.
39 posted on 06/06/2012 9:47:28 AM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: haircutter

Not that I like Paul (hint: I don’t), but do you have any hard evidence to back your claim of dementia?


40 posted on 06/06/2012 10:01:47 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Springfield Reformer; haircutter

Have you heard Paul speak recently?
He is nearly incoherent.
His speeches are unfocused and disjointed.
Does it mean he has dementia, not necessarily, maybe he has always been like that, I couldn’t say.
My experience is that most Paul supporters have projected onto him what they want him to be, not who he actually is.


41 posted on 06/06/2012 10:27:35 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: ncalburt

Are you aware that “military-hating” Ron Paul got more campaign contributions from active-duty military personnel than all the other GOP candidates combined?


42 posted on 06/06/2012 10:36:12 AM PDT by Sloth (If a tax break counts as "spending" then every time I don't rob a bank should be a "deposit.")
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To: Old Teufel Hunden; windcliff; stylecouncilor

If he’s got to take it I don’t want Romney to just take it in a walk. He needs to be reminded - constantly - that there are a heck of a lot of conservatives who are very uncomfortable with him and that he’s not going to go back-to-Massachussetts on us if he’s elected. If Paul is good for anything he may be good for that.


43 posted on 06/06/2012 10:46:23 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: ncalburt

*sigh*

You didn’t get enough of a beating on that other thread? I guess some folks are always trying to ice skate up hill...

One more time for those of you who are terminally stupid:

Paul is the only one who can keep Willard from getting the GOP nod. He’s the only other person who has not dropped their name from contention.

In order to get the options opened up for other candidates at the Convention, we need to have Paul keep enough delegates from Roney.

Paul’s folks played by the Rules in LA. The GOP didn’t like that. Tough cookies.

None of this in any way is advocacy for a Paul Presidency.

Are we clear? Or are you still going to act like some half-brained newbie troll?


44 posted on 06/06/2012 10:50:05 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: arthurus

“He can get things done.”

That’s the problem. A lot of what he HAS done are not things we want him doing. It’s that whole Constitution thing.

Follow it or go home.

Simple.


45 posted on 06/06/2012 10:51:27 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: Sloth; ncalburt

NO, he did not.
That claim by Paulbots has been debunked so many times it is starting to get funny.
Every news source that reports that claim (follow the links) all go back to Paul’s own sites.
Anyone can get on the reporting agency’s website, look at the donations and see for themselves, the claim is simply not true.


46 posted on 06/06/2012 10:54:07 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: svcw

My bad. I haven’t heard Paul since the debates. I certainly don’t seek out his public speaking events. But claiming dementia without a diagnosis seems a bit over the line to me. Paul should not be president because a number of his key policy positions disqualify him, not because he rambled a few times in public. IMHO.


47 posted on 06/06/2012 11:10:35 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Dead Corpse

That was my implication.


48 posted on 06/06/2012 11:10:38 AM PDT by arthurus ( Read Henry hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson")
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To: Springfield Reformer
nope..just my humble opinion..

I worked nursing homes for 17 years and I've seen a lot, have a son in the medical profession, I've learned a lot and at age of 69 I feel a lot!!! and the body slows down, regardless if we want it to or not! and at 80 the brains cells diminish.

have you seen Ron Paul in the past several months, out campaigning for this job of President he wants, does he really, really want it? He should be out and about daily, proving he wants this job..a job with tremendous responsibility, that takes a sharp brain to deal with it,I don't believe he has the energy to do that. and his handlers keep him under wrap so he won't make a verbal mistake and let the MSM get on to him, so they are protecting him.

Ron Paul has only certain subjects he will talk about, he has not proven his worth to this voter..and I will repeat, the aging process has taken over Ron Paul..

49 posted on 06/06/2012 11:14:20 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: ScottinVA
Oh, they'll make noise, but Paul isn't as influential as he thinks he is.

The surrender monkey has NEVER done anything the entire time he has been in Washington, except acquire more ear marks than anybody running.
I don't think there is too much to worry about.
50 posted on 06/06/2012 11:37:54 AM PDT by John D
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