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Ron Paul supporters, OWS protesters join forces to harass Gingrich, Santorum
The Examiner ^ | January 12, 2012 | Joe Newby

Posted on 01/12/2012 12:07:08 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

On Monday, militant Ron Paul supporters joined forces with Occupy Wall Street protesters to harass former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.

Fox News reported that Gingrich was forced to cancel an appearance at his New Hampshire campaign headquarters when Ron Paul supporters and Occupy Wall Street protesters swarmed the entrance:

About 40 protesters showed up Monday evening carrying placards reading "Ron Paul" and "Occupy." One played speeches by presidential candidate Ron Paul from a loud speaker.

Gingrich spokesman R.C. Hammond says the former House speaker's private security detail decided to cancel the event because of security concerns regarding the entrance and exit to the building.

According to Fox, about 75 volunteers and supporters were inside, waiting to hear and meet the candidate.

On the same day, ABC News reported that Rick Santorum, his wife and two of his children were similarly targeted by the same coalition:

Supporters and press mobbed the candidate as he made his way around the packed restaurant and bar here. As he exited his final primary eve event, he was surrounded by a mix of protesters from the Occupy movement and Ron Paul supporters.

As he walked out of Jillian’s in downtown Manchester, his staff surrounded him and the protesters tried to form a circle around the former Pennsylvania senator. They chanted, “Bigot, bigot!” and “Shame, shame!” as he made his way to his car....

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TOPICS: Extended News; US: Georgia; US: New Hampshire; US: Pennsylvania
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Yeah, keep telling me what a stalwart conservative Republican Congressman Ron Paul is.
1 posted on 01/12/2012 12:07:10 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t understand why Iowa and NH are so important? Who annointed them primary primary-deciders?


2 posted on 01/12/2012 12:10:36 PM PST by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If the Republican Party had any cojones they’d kick Ron Paul out of the party. But they don’t.


3 posted on 01/12/2012 12:12:03 PM PST by McGruff (Ron Paul. Your 15 mins. are about up.)
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To: McGruff

“If the Republican Party had any cojones they’d kick Ron Paul out of the party. But they don’t.”

There is a movement beginning at the grassroots to do so. These jerks never vote GOP anyway.


4 posted on 01/12/2012 12:13:34 PM PST by DarthVader (That which supports Barack Hussein Obama must be sterilized and there are NO exceptions!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Godless anarchists cannot tolerate those with religion and/or a moral compass.


5 posted on 01/12/2012 12:15:51 PM PST by surroundedbyblue (Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Do you really think Paul has anything to do with what these people do?


6 posted on 01/12/2012 12:16:29 PM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Ron Paul supporters, OWS protesters”
Yeah, keep telling me what a stalwart conservative Republican Congressman Ron Paul is.”

Talk about an unholy alliance.


7 posted on 01/12/2012 12:17:11 PM PST by jessduntno ("'How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." - Adolph Hitler)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Birds of a feather.....

Time for the GOP to tell that lying liberal crackpot to take a hike.


8 posted on 01/12/2012 12:18:00 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: DarthVader

I’m beginning to find that Paulistinians are just as divisive as the Obamabots. Pretty soon, we will have widepread rioting & infighting in the U.S. I thought it was bad when Obama was inaugurated, but I’m seeing that was just jr high.


9 posted on 01/12/2012 12:18:35 PM PST by surroundedbyblue (Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
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To: bicyclerepair

These Paulbots/OWSers aren’t locals, by and large. I believe there will be some the same faces at other states’ primaries. They’re anarchists, and definitely not Republicans.


10 posted on 01/12/2012 12:18:50 PM PST by CASchack
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To: McGruff
If the Republican Party had any cojones they’d kick Ron Paul out of the party. But they don’t.

Why would they? He sucks up enough "conservatives" to ensure Romney a plurality.

11 posted on 01/12/2012 12:18:58 PM PST by newheart (When does policy become treason?)
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To: stuartcr

“Do you really think Paul has anything to do with what these people do?”

Yes. He speaks their language. Do you follow the word of Mohammed? Does Mohamhock influence his followers?


12 posted on 01/12/2012 12:19:30 PM PST by jessduntno ("'How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." - Adolph Hitler)
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To: jessduntno

You’re seriously comparing the two?


13 posted on 01/12/2012 12:20:54 PM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: bicyclerepair
"I don’t understand why Iowa and NH are so important?
Who annointed them primary primary-deciders?"

The Dem0crat Party, the Dem0crat Party media and leftist/liberal pseudo-journalists have anointed the N.H. and Iowa as the primary deciders. They have been doing it for decades. They even try to choose the Republican Party candidate. And sometimes they are successful at doing it!

14 posted on 01/12/2012 12:24:56 PM PST by StormEye
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ask yourself a few simple questions.

Why are the Obama/Soros organized Occupy people working so hard to support Ron Paul and harass conservatives?

Why has the Soros funded Code Pink (which calls American troops terrorists and worked with Muslim groups to kill American servicemen) endorsed Ron Paul and why are they working to support him?

Why is Ron Paul working with the Soros funded group C.R.E.W. to spreed lies about Santorum?

Why is Ron Paul spending millions of dollars to attack Newt and Santorum yet Ron Paul never attacks Obama?

Why did Ron Paul create a committee run by Soros operatives to recommend cuts in defense spending?

15 posted on 01/12/2012 12:27:49 PM PST by detective
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As a combat obgyn, Paul gave OWS their first pap smear.


16 posted on 01/12/2012 12:28:39 PM PST by mnehring
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Again, Palin and DeMint tell us to be more inclusive when it comes to supporters of Paul. So, let me be the first to welcome OWers into the more open and inclusive Repulbican fold.
Let me know if their is anything I can do? Maybe pay for your college loans or give you a car or a house?


17 posted on 01/12/2012 12:33:16 PM PST by Leep
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To: stuartcr
“Do you really think Paul has anything to do with what these people do?”

YES! He panders to them and encourages them. He said that he sympathizes with the Occupy parasites and he encourages the type of people that follow him like a cult by going on whacko conspiracy shows, weasel-word answers inferring he agrees with the 9/11 truther nuts, supports the proliferation of drugs. So, yes, he encourages the kook fringe by sucking them into his group of followers. He loves their rabid and offensive actions.

18 posted on 01/12/2012 12:36:24 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: stuartcr
“Do you really think Paul has anything to do with what these people do?”

Do you think it is just some funny coincidence that Code Pink has endorsed Ron Paul? Do you think it is just a crazy coincidence that the Obama/Soros organized Occupy people just happen to be supporting Ron Paul and working for Ron Paul? Do you think it is just a coincidence that Ron Paul spends millions of dollars attacking conservatives like Newt and Santorum but never attacks Obama? Do you think it is just a coincidence that that Ron Paul is working closely with the Soros funded group C.R.E.W. to spread lies about Santorum?

Of course the Occupy people, the Code Pink people and the Ron Paul people are working together. THEY ARE WORKING TO GET OBAMA REELECTED AND TO DISCREDIT CONSERVATIVES. It's not that difficult to figure out.

19 posted on 01/12/2012 12:40:09 PM PST by detective
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To: detective

Lemme add one more question to your list:

Why has RP encouraged everyone to drop out of the primaries EXCEPT Mitt Romney???


20 posted on 01/12/2012 12:44:04 PM PST by surroundedbyblue (Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
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To: surroundedbyblue
“Why has RP encouraged everyone to drop out of the primaries EXCEPT Mitt Romney???”

Ron Paul never attacks Mitt Romney or Obama. He only attacks conservatives. His goal is to get Romney the Republican nomination and to get Obama reelected. He also may run as a third party candidate to help Obama.

21 posted on 01/12/2012 12:48:00 PM PST by detective
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To: detective

“Ron Paul never attacks Mitt Romney or Obama.”

Glad its not just me.


22 posted on 01/12/2012 12:50:35 PM PST by surroundedbyblue (Live the message of Fatima - pray & do penance!)
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To: Proud2BeRight

So you think he’s directing these people, or they are acting on their own?


23 posted on 01/12/2012 12:53:12 PM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Paul is dangerously off his rocker. Imho, he will do anything to get elected.


24 posted on 01/12/2012 12:54:57 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: detective
Ron Paul never attacks Mitt Romney or Obama. He only attacks conservatives

Nuff said, right there.

26 posted on 01/12/2012 12:58:26 PM PST by C. Edmund Wright
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To: stuartcr
Directing them in a tactical sense personally or through a subordinate, probably not. Directing them in a strategic sense through encouraging that type of human debris on and fully accepting a rude in-your-face rabid campaign behavior, certainly.
27 posted on 01/12/2012 1:05:40 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Proud2BeRight

How would you propose he stop them from acting in any manner they want?


28 posted on 01/12/2012 1:07:15 PM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Joined forces...? Or one and the same?


29 posted on 01/12/2012 1:11:26 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why aren’t they harassing Romney?

Romney would seem much more the 1% that they abhor.


30 posted on 01/12/2012 1:14:57 PM PST by Shelayne
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To: stuartcr
He could start by publically distancing himself from them and asking them to behave in a civil manner and treat the other candidates with respect. That is the least that would be expected if-say-Newts supporters got out of hand.

I'm not holding my breath.

31 posted on 01/12/2012 1:18:15 PM PST by jboot
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To: stuartcr

Isn’t that always the excuse? They broke FEC laws raising millions for him? “He didn’t know!” Who paid for the blimp? “Wasn’t us!” Etc., etc...


32 posted on 01/12/2012 1:27:51 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Guess when you are a loser nutcase you have a lot of free time to act like an idiot.............


33 posted on 01/12/2012 1:28:18 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: stuartcr
Do you really think Paul has anything to do with what these people do?

THey showed up in a Ron Paul bus...
34 posted on 01/12/2012 1:37:28 PM PST by Antoninus (Defeat Romney--Defeat Obama.)
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To: stuartcr

Ron Paul wouldn’t want to change their behavior. Frankly, I wouldn’t want them to change either. I think they need to be on full display for mainstream America to see what follows him.


35 posted on 01/12/2012 2:17:08 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Paulistas & OWS freaks + Nuts & Flakes.

When the Queer Nation types join, we will have:
Nuts & Flakes AND Fruits = Collectivist Grainola.

I’m not vagan, so pass me the eggs and bacon.

But, I’ll pass on Paul and OWS.


36 posted on 01/12/2012 2:19:55 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."...the public interest)
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The Occupy people arrived together in a Ron Paul campaign bus. They worked in unison to disrupt the events. They chanted Ron Paul slogans in unison as directed. It's obvious the were organized and directed. It's obvious they were following orders. Who else but someone from the Paul campaign do you think organized and directed this activity?
37 posted on 01/12/2012 2:58:56 PM PST by detective
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To: Antoninus

Yeah, so? I could show up in a Cain bus and he wouldn’t know it until after.


38 posted on 01/12/2012 3:33:46 PM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: detective
The Occupy people arrived together in a Ron Paul campaign bus.

If this is true, and if the bus was officially owned by the campaign and if this was coordinated in any way by the campaign, this is a federal crime under Title 18 of the US Election Code regarding interfering by means of intimidation with political campaigns. It may even go one step further if it is found that Paul himself knew in any way about this as it would be both coordination with an outside group as well the fact he is a congressman so it would be a double whammy as lawmakers are also prohibited by law from interfering with a campaign.

39 posted on 01/12/2012 3:46:50 PM PST by mnehring
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To: stuartcr
Do you really think Paul has anything to do with what these people do?

He is the puppet master for the paulbots. They are not allowed to think, only follow.
40 posted on 01/12/2012 3:59:34 PM PST by John D
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I've never seen a group outside a religion that all march in unison to what their shepherd says so much. They all wear the same shirts.. baaaaa.. they all say the same lines over and over.. baaaaa.. they all copy the same letters to the editor.. baaaa... they all gather on the same networks... baaaa... tell them to stamp dollars, they all do it... baaaa.. tell them to all give to a blimp, they all do it... baaaaa.. tell them to 'mailbomb' someone, they all do it... baaaa...


41 posted on 01/12/2012 4:04:11 PM PST by mnehring
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To: newheart
Why would they? He sucks up enough "conservatives" to ensure Romney a plurality.

No conservative would ever vote for an anti-American who want to experiment with perverts in the military, endorses code pink, OWS, and Cynthia McKinney. And blames America for every problem in the world.
42 posted on 01/12/2012 4:04:41 PM PST by John D
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To: stuartcr

“You’re seriously comparing the two?”

Sorry, was that too obtuse? I was talking about how people are influenced by others’ speeches and thoughts, which you found preposterous. You been hanging around chat rooms too much. Where did I make a comparison between the men? If I were to compare a man and a woman with similar attributes, would you accuse me of calling them dykes and fairies? Please.


43 posted on 01/12/2012 6:03:05 PM PST by jessduntno ("'How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." - Adolph Hitler)
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To: jessduntno

Right


44 posted on 01/13/2012 3:45:32 AM PST by stuartcr ("In this election year of 12, how deep into their closets will we delve?")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Ron Paul supporters, OWS protesters . . .

. . . . Are both unreasonably extreme in their views, and most will end up voting for Obama,

45 posted on 01/13/2012 3:51:14 AM PST by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: mnehring
If this is true, and if the bus was officially owned by the campaign and if this was coordinated in any way by the campaign, this is a federal crime under Title 18 of the US Election Code regarding interfering by means of intimidation with political campaigns.

I partiallly disagree. The question isn't whether it's a crime, rather whether the criminals were official paulistinians. It's a crime.

Will the Holder Justice Dept investigate?

Doubt it, they haven't in the past.

46 posted on 01/13/2012 10:25:22 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims¬óDoing the jobs Native Americans wouldn't do !)
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To: mnehring

Should have added for the benefit of the paulies, if you wonder if I’m making a moral equivalence between paulestinian thugs and new black panther party thugs, absolutely, I am.


47 posted on 01/13/2012 10:27:26 AM PST by SJackson (The Pilgrims¬óDoing the jobs Native Americans wouldn't do !)
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