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Posts by Lisa2006

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  • Paulbots Attempt to Hijack County Republican Convention Process

    04/20/2008 3:40:20 AM PDT · 103 of 112
    Lisa2006 to anymouse

    The political process this year has energized many and it is about time. The sad thing is that the “good ole boys” in the “good ole party” do not know how to follow the rules
    With the information I have gathered since the Nueces County Republican Convention, I believe I am beginning to understand. While in County and Senatorial District Republican Conventions across the state people were welcomed to join in a fair and open process, that was not the case in Nueces County.
    I believe that the Chair in Nueces County made the assumption (without verification) that new people becoming active equaled a takeover...
    And then, the Chair apparently decided that the appropriate response was to willfully break the law by intentionally obstructing access to open records, thereby blocking timely challenge at a county convention level to ineligible delegates that had been added in violation of party rules; then railroading the county convention, and denying the rights of delegates who had the duty to correct falsified records.
    If you would like to hear a sound clip of part of the convention you may go to this link

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-fARjv3tFk

    I think it is a big deal when citizens rights are trampled. I believe that more people should be involved in the political process, but that is hard when the established
    parties do not want to allow others to be heard or to follow their own rules.

    The end DOES NOT justify the means!!!

  • GOP chairman thwarts takeover (by Ron Paulistas in Nueces County, Texas)

    04/02/2008 8:46:52 PM PDT · 44 of 46
    Lisa2006 to Paleo Conservative
    I was a delegate to the Nueces County Republican Convention also. The disruption was not about Ron Paul. It was about failing and refusing to follow the rules... Any prudent person, determined to participate in a lawful manner, suspecting that the rules are not being followed, would make preparation hoping that they would not be necessary.
    I was very confused by what I saw at the time, but I now believe that the Chair made the assumption (without verification) that an email he saw by some means was connected in some manner with people who requested access to open records and/or attended the convention. And then, instead of asking if these people if they had anything to do with this referenced email, the Chair apparently decided that the appropriate response was to willfully break the law by intentionally obstructing access to open records, thereby blocking timely challenge at a county convention level to ineligible delegates that had been added; then railroading the county convention, and denying the rights of delegates who had the duty to correct falsified records.
    If the chair had intended for anyone to have a voice, where was the microphone that is usually present for people to use? In conventions all over the state the rules were followed, all people were included, and the party is stronger - but not in Nueces!!!