Skip to comments.Romney Camp Removing Rules Committee Members
Posted on 08/28/2012 10:24:54 AM PDT by CedarDave
I just got off the phone with a concerned Florida activist, Laura Noble, who informed me that both of Florida's Rules Committee members, Peter Feaman and Kathleen King, have been removed from the Rules committee and replaced with Romney-appointed delegates.
Clearly anticipating a grassroots backlash against the "compromise" on Rule 15 and the changes on Rule 12 has caused the Romney camp to preemptively replace delegates to ensure they have support on the Rules Committee.
It's enough to make your blood boil. Please call your state's Rules Committee delegates here and ask that they oppose the "compromise" on Rule 15, oppose the changes to Rule 12, and support the full Minority Reports on the Rules.
UPDATE: Delegations we should be focusing on include the following states: North Carolina, Oregon, Indiana, Ohio, Nebraska, Kansas, Arkansas, Tennessee, and West Virginia.
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The Texas delegates have been fighting mad about these rule changes and fighting hard against them.
I’m trying to get an update from one now about the 2:00 meeting.
this is sickening.
IF and I do mean IF this country survives to another election after this mess and people like Akin cause the loss of this election.... this republican party needs to go.
The days of the old guys and the elite need to end.
Rush is all over this today and he is not happy.
Unintended good-thing consequences will come of this.
For decades social conservatives and smaller-govt conservatives have taken solace that they had some influence at the convention in building the platform. Which, as we all know, is pretty much useless as the part all but ignores the platform after the convention.
Maybe now those groups will spend more time focusing on things that matter: getting people who share their principles elected.
So who is it here that keeps saying “we’ll deal with Romney later?” No. You will not.
Behold the dismantling of Conservatism. More simply put ... “told ya”.
I for one will actively campaign against the Republican candidate more passionately then I do against Obama if the RINO’s succeed at changing the rules as they are attempting.
If they succeed, in 2016 the party will become pro abortion, anti-Christian and yes even anti-2nd amendment.
So the only reason I have to even call myself a Republican will have been destroyed, and thus I will cease to support the GOP.
I used to say that Romney will win in a landslide. I even have a standing $1000.00 bet for anyone willing to take me up on it. However, if he does this, then I believe Obama will win.
My good friend Julie is one of the Texas delegates. She keeps updating her Facebook about it. She said lots of the Texas delegates have given up and not going to fight this rule. She’s hoping to change minds and is fighting!!
I say that's BS.
The country is going down in flames and we can't stop it. Voting for Romney won't stop it. I see no reason to vote in November. None. Nada. I'm waiting for the tree of liberty to be watered. My vote stopped counting a long time ago.
Back around 1940, some Americans thought that Hitler probably wasn't so bad -- he was friends with Joe Stalin, and that was pretty cool, huh? Then he invaded Russia and they ran around in a panic saying we had to support Stalin -- maybe Stalin wasn't perfect, but,hey, he wasn't Hitler.
Well, you can go vote for Stalin if you want, and you can tell everyone that you're saving the world from Hitler. As for me, I won't vote for Hitler and I won't vote for Stalin. You see ... I'm a Conservative.
I am HIGHLY pissed off at this and at what I fear will be coming out of the rules committee. It took me a while to come around and support Romney; now I’m beginning to think it may be best to forget Romney and let the house burn down with Obama leading it. We can rebuild and rebuild it right.
The GOPe wants to purge us? I think it time to seriously think about purging them.
Damn, I’m pissed!!!@ And I don’t what to do to prevent this at the last minute.
So is it within the rules for Romney to replace the committee members?
I’m not clear on what the issue is.
Is this another response to Ron Paul trying to stack the delegates in his favor even though voters rejected him?
Anyway, looks like I might have some company in the third party vote line.
Could someone post a quick summary of what is happening and what Romney hopes to acheive with it? It seems like every article I read on this brings me in at the halfway point and I’m having some trouble putting all the pieces together.
Romney is replacing delegates with his own to accomplish...what?
If things continue down this road (including his recent mealy-mouth abortion position)I’m getting the sense that this could be a transition election. Elect Romney, then either challenge him in 2016 or form a Tea Party third party.
Really? Rush is downplaying it right now.
I'm going to vote, but not for these two clowns. I'm voting for Virgil Goode of the constitution party. I want my vote to be counted. I'm hoping that with help, to send a message to the GOP, that the Father of Obamacare and the Father of Gay Marriage was not an acceptable candidate. And that we want more change than just a GOP labeled Obama.
And if the GOP doesn't get the message, then I'm hoping to send a message to disgruntled GOP and Democrats that there is a growing third party alternative. (assuming it grows).
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