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Police Intervene, Arrest Ron Paul Backers at Missouri Caucus
Yahoo! News / ABC News ^ | March 17, 2012 | Chris Good

Posted on 03/17/2012 6:50:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Police and organizers shut down proceedings at one of Missouri's largest caucuses today, as Ron Paul supporters feuded with local GOP leaders.

"It's like the Hatfields and the McCoys around here," St. Charles County's former GOP chairman told ABC News, after police arrived on-scene with a helicopter and removed Paul backers.

In St. Charles, an exurb of St. Louis and one of the state's largest GOP counties, Paul supporters sought to elect their own chairman and adopt their own rules when proceedings opened - both of which are part of standard caucus rules and procedure. But as they argued with the caucus chair, Paul supporters held video cameras - against caucus rules, according to a GOP official who was there - and things became contentious.

"It turned into a little food fight within the caucus, between the caucus chairman trying to control the caucus and certain elements, I guess with Ron Paul, trying to be heard," said Tom Kipers, a former chairman of the St. Charles GOP, who attended the caucus at Francis Howell North High School....

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Missouri; Campaign News; Parties; State and Local
KEYWORDS: apaulling; apaulogia; apaulogist; caucus; caucuses; gop; missouri; mo2012; paulbearers; paultards; republicans; ronpaul
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Knock me over with a feather.
1 posted on 03/17/2012 6:50:40 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

GOP = corrupt to the core. If you don’t believe me look at how they have joined, in lock step, with the Democrats to try to take over the internet and outlaw protests within the hearing of anyone protected by the S.S. May the GOP rot in hell as the betrayers they are.


2 posted on 03/17/2012 6:56:38 PM PDT by vigilo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

An Old Time political campaign.


3 posted on 03/17/2012 6:57:00 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Hatfields and McCoys.......I need a rest from this.
4 posted on 03/17/2012 6:57:31 PM PDT by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

paulbots don’t belong in jail . . . . they belong in an asylum.


5 posted on 03/17/2012 6:58:11 PM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: vigilo

http://www.wnd.com/2012/03/stunning-video-gop-leaders-cheat-ron-paul/

scroll down to see a video of gop dictators in action..im no ron paul fan but this was totally wrong of the gop..


6 posted on 03/17/2012 7:00:57 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: rolling_stone

If you do your homework, you will become a Ron Paul fan. I suggest reading a couple of his books. In my opinion, Ron Paul is the candidate ‘conservatives’ have been CLAIMING they wanted for decades: limited government, honest money, state’s rights. But, now that he is here those same conservatives aren’t so conservative anymore. Shameful.


7 posted on 03/17/2012 7:06:57 PM PDT by vigilo
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To: vigilo

Don’t forget lots of earmarks.


8 posted on 03/17/2012 7:08:45 PM PDT by USNBandit (sarcasm engaged at all times)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rebels Without a Caucus.


9 posted on 03/17/2012 7:13:53 PM PDT by BipolarBob (When do the salmon return to Capistrano?)
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To: vigilo
“If you do your homework, you will become a Ron Paul fan.”

I have done my homework. I have read a lot from his decades of vile newsletters. I know he pushes dope. I know he blames the US for 9/11. I know he praises traitors. I know he would destroy the US military. I know he would allow terrorist nations to get nukes. I know he supports the Occupy parasites. I know he is supported by the KKK, Stormfront, and Code Pink. I know he appears frequently on conspiracy nut shows and panders to the nutcase followers of those shows.

Perhaps that provides you some homework assignments so you can get to know that streetcorner crazy.

10 posted on 03/17/2012 7:17:07 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: vigilo

You got that right.


11 posted on 03/17/2012 7:18:50 PM PDT by c-b 1 (Reporting from behind enemy lines, in occupied AZTLAN.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Paul polls best in the Bermuda triangle - He came close in the Virgin Islands.


12 posted on 03/17/2012 7:23:19 PM PDT by NoLibZone (Obama proved in Texas- that health care , like all fed programs, is a political compliance weapon.)
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To: Proud2BeRight

I’ve been watching him for years and I have little use for the man at this point. His little tag team game with Romney has pretty much eliminated any respect I had for him.


13 posted on 03/17/2012 7:25:06 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: JohnBrowdie
And Republicrats definitely belong in jail.
14 posted on 03/17/2012 7:33:25 PM PDT by nomad
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To: rolling_stone

Libertarians registering as Republicans to take over GOP THWARTED!!!! Good job, Georgia GOP!!!!

They’re there to cause trouble at the convention; they pledge to vote for Ron Paul although the delegates are supposed to voter for whoever won them.


15 posted on 03/17/2012 7:34:59 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert
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To: vigilo

It took me some time but I agree with you. Paul is the only one with true values and sincerely cares about the future of our country


16 posted on 03/17/2012 7:36:00 PM PDT by Shyla
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ron Paul is correct about the Federal Reserve. But he’s never done a damned thing about it. He is currently chair of the Finance Committee, and he STILL hasn’t done a damned thing about it.

He talks small government and liberarianism, but he spends most of his time grubbing up pork and earmarks.


17 posted on 03/17/2012 7:36:53 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: vigilo

It took me some time but I agree with you. Paul is the only one with true values and sincerely cares about the future of our country


18 posted on 03/17/2012 7:37:02 PM PDT by Shyla
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To: vigilo
Before you damn the GOP, remember that they will be the party to defeat Obama this fall... or he will not be defeated.

Regarding the Paulistas.... I could logically argue for a proper dose of Thorazine in all their drinking water bottles.

19 posted on 03/17/2012 7:42:31 PM PDT by MindBender26 (New Army SF and Ranger Slogan: Vengeance is Mine, sayeth the Lord.... but He subcontracts!)
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To: vigilo

“If you do your homework, you will become a Ron Paul fan.”
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How do we go about have some of those pods delivered to our houses so we can place them next to us at bedtime?


20 posted on 03/17/2012 7:42:49 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: rolling_stone

Oh, Lordy. :(


21 posted on 03/17/2012 7:46:36 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: rolling_stone

From the linked article:
“Georgia is allotted 76 delegates for the Republican National Convention, which ultimately picks the GOP presidential candidate. Those delegates are bound to Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum based on the results of the state’s March 6 primary.

But even though Paul won no bound delegates in Georgia, his backers are still trying to win his supporters seats at the convention,”
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So the Paulbots (who apparently stacked the meeting) are trying to have THEIR will supercede the will of the voters in the Primary. I understand why the local GOP successfully moved to neutralize the attempts of the Paulbot/LaRoche types (you know, if you can’t win at the ballot box, then win by subterfuge).


22 posted on 03/17/2012 7:52:32 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: Proud2BeRight

I guess you just don’t love the constitution! /s


23 posted on 03/17/2012 7:53:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: DLfromthedesert

really... I thought paul was a republican...probably more so than romney..what happened to the rule of law?


24 posted on 03/17/2012 7:55:57 PM PDT by rolling_stone
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To: rolling_stone

I don’t see them following the rules of the conventions.... they do nothing but tear down where I am......I am so sick of these Libertarians!!!


25 posted on 03/17/2012 7:58:25 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good.


26 posted on 03/17/2012 7:58:31 PM PDT by sauropod (You can elect your very own tyranny - Mark Levin)
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To: House Atreides
Keep reading :

'For if none of the four presidential candidates can win enough delegates to secure the nomination in the RNC’s first two ballots, Georgia’s delegates are then unbound from Gingrich and the other candidates, meaning they could then vote for Paul.'

That also means, if Romney doesn't get the victory on the first two rounds, Santorum or Newt could pick up the win. What the Paul acolytes are doing is perfectly legal in the GOP rules.

27 posted on 03/17/2012 7:58:45 PM PDT by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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To: cripplecreek

Rand Paul Says ‘It Would Be An Honor’ if Romney Asked Him to Be VP
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-gop/2850000/posts

Campaign for Ron Paul Fingered: Attacking Gingrich & Santorum for Romney
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2849984/posts

Paul praises Romney ‘management style’
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2849639/posts

Study: Over 20 debates, Paul attacked Romney’s rivals 39 times — but never once attacked Romney
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2852072/posts


28 posted on 03/17/2012 8:00:18 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: rolling_stone

The Paulbots are an obnoxious bunch of mobsters; they are divisive and unruly at our meetings, and i’m not averse to getting rid of them any way we can.


29 posted on 03/17/2012 8:07:37 PM PDT by DLfromthedesert
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Whenever someone says they support Ron Paul, they're telling you several important things: Romney's people are about the same, except they haven't yet threatened the livestock.

Talking with a Ron Paul Supporter Part 3

30 posted on 03/17/2012 8:13:09 PM PDT by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: Theoria

“.......That also means, if Romney doesn’t get the victory on the first two rounds, Santorum or Newt could pick up the win......”
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Well, I’m not gullible enough to think that Paulbot delegates (whether REQUIRED to vote for Santorum or Newt or Mitt on the 1st two rounds) would vote for Santorum or Newt on the 3rd and subsequent rounds. The Paulbots would go “all in” for Mittens (or whoever Ron Paul directed them to vote for).

And by the way, what Hitler did when he established his dictatorship following the Reichstag fire decree was “perfectly legal in the” German parliamentary rules. That DOES NOT MEAN the Germans shouldn’t have recognized the Nazi intentions and attempted to stop the Nazi seizure of power. By the same token, just because a power move is “perfectly legal in the GOP rules” doesn’t mean we shouldn’t RECOGNIZE WHAT IS BEING ATTEMPTED AND TRY TO STOP IT.


31 posted on 03/17/2012 8:18:44 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


32 posted on 03/17/2012 8:26:34 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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To: BipolarBob

Your response and tag line were so funny I had to check out your personal page; and that is funny as hell too!


33 posted on 03/17/2012 9:39:27 PM PDT by jobim (.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Odd that the fact the Romneybots outnumbered the Ron Paul supporters at that caucus is not mentioned...

there were mostly RomneyBots and Paul supporters there..

The Paul supporters had to be objecting to some element that was muscling in...

Just sayin...


34 posted on 03/17/2012 10:17:34 PM 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: Proud2BeRight

0/9. That’s a hell of a thing. And I’m not even a Ron Paul supporter...


35 posted on 03/17/2012 10:23:41 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: rolling_stone

I’m with you on that one. Big ol’ WTF in action there. My Precinct, and later BPOU, were nothing like that... I would have called for a Sheriff had I seen anything like that going on. Not sure if fraud statues would apply, but I would have made a try at it.


36 posted on 03/17/2012 10:28:12 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: DLfromthedesert
I don’t see them following the rules of the conventions.

You are right. The Party chair there completely ignored the rules...

Not quite what you thought you were saying...

You might be sick of libertarians, but they are closer to the Tea Party than Bigger Government/ignore the rule GOP insiders are.

37 posted on 03/17/2012 10:34:25 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: DLfromthedesert
They’re there to cause trouble at the convention; they pledge to vote for Ron Paul although the delegates are supposed to voter for whoever won them.

Then in the general they will vote democrat. That is unless Cynthia McKinney decides to run again.
38 posted on 03/18/2012 4:33:26 AM PDT by John D
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To: Shyla
It took me some time but I agree with you. Paul is the only one with true values and sincerely cares about the future of our country

The only thing Cut and Run cares about is himself. He will do anything for attention.
How does requesting more earmarks than anybody running show a caring for our country? How does blaming every problem in the world on America show a caring for our country? How does wanting to destroy our military good for us? How does the legalization of drug and prostitution good for the country? How is putting perverts in the military caring for our country.
The surrender monkey cares, but not for our country. He cares for Ron Paul. I guess he just thinks he is the face of America. I do not think so though.
39 posted on 03/18/2012 4:43:30 AM PDT by John D
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To: jobim

Thanks for your kind remarks. You list Hawaii as your home state. I was in Kauai a few months back. Loved it.


40 posted on 03/18/2012 6:06:32 AM PDT by BipolarBob (When do the salmon return to Capistrano?)
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To: rolling_stone
really... I thought paul was a republican...probably more so than romney..what happened to the rule of law?

The surrender monkey may put an R behind his name, but he is no more of a Republican than his hero Obama. Republicans do not blame America for every problem in the world. Republicans do not want to experiment with perverts in the military. Republicans do not want legalized drugs and prostitution.
Cut and Run is in NO way a Republican.
41 posted on 03/18/2012 6:41:28 AM PDT by John D
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To: nomad
And Republicrats definitely belong in jail.

for what, being republicans? how ironic. such an event would require a police state the scope of which would presumably make dr. nutz's head explode.

42 posted on 03/18/2012 7:52:44 AM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: USNBandit; vigilo

Earmarks for wild shrimp.


43 posted on 03/18/2012 8:04:34 AM PDT by GulfBreeze (Still a Santorum guy !)
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To: rolling_stone

The Paul supporters were following the law. It was the temp GOP chair that has engaged in fraud and stopped a legitimate caucus from happening.


44 posted on 03/18/2012 12:27:58 PM PDT by billybudd
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To: John D
"Cut and Run"?? Does anyone believe that BS anymore? What planet have you been living on the past 10 years? Jesus.

The War on Drugs is an abysmal failure. The War on Terror is an abysmal failure. America has been the loser. Big Government has been the winner. Yet it's "conservative" to support these things? Get un-brainwashed my friend. Ron Paul is pointing out the truth here and is the only actual conservative in this race.
45 posted on 03/18/2012 12:34:46 PM PDT by billybudd
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To: billybudd
"Cut and Run"?? Does anyone believe that BS anymore? What planet have you been living on the past 10 years?

Anybody with any common sense does. The surrender monkey blames America for every problem in the world. He would rather surrender to the islamic terrorists than defeat them. He wants to put perverts in the military. He collects more earmarks than any candidate running, including the democrats. He demands under-aged girls be allowed to cross state lines in order to receive abortions when they are illegal in the state they live.

The War on Drugs is an abysmal failure. The War on Terror is an abysmal failure


So because we have not yet won you agree with Cut and Run that we should just give up and surrender?
The surrender monkey gets his name honestly.
46 posted on 03/18/2012 1:41:40 PM PDT by John D
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To: billybudd

The War on Terror should take care of any constitutional liberties that the War on Drugs wasn’t able to eliminate.


47 posted on 03/18/2012 1:46:25 PM PDT by GourmetDan (Eccl 10:2 - The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left.)
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To: John D
There are surrender monkeys. Then there are Mil-Spec monkeys:
48 posted on 03/18/2012 1:47:42 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: rolling_stone
I thought paul was a republican

He's closer to being a republican than he is to being a Republican.

49 posted on 03/18/2012 2:00:24 PM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: tacticalogic

Considering today’s “Republicans” are more Willard Romney than Ronald Reagan... Is that a bad thing?


50 posted on 03/18/2012 9:58:36 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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