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  • Ron Paul Keeps On Truckin', But to What End?

    03/22/2012 3:34:13 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 03/22/2012 | Scott Controy
    About halfway through his second quest for the Republican presidential nomination, Ron Paul has yet to win a single primary or caucus state. Whenever this inconvenient truth is mentioned to his campaign aides, their first point of rebuttal typically is that the Texas congressman won the popular vote in the U.S. Virgin Islands earlier this month. He did so by netting 112 votes in the presidential straw poll there, enough to best Mitt Romney’s haul of 101 islanders, although Romney still gained seven out of the territory’s nine delegates, making it something less than an impactful victory by just about...
  • Eugene Dokes interviewed by Jamie Allman on Allman in the Morning

    03/21/2012 9:56:31 AM PDT · by AmericanHunter · 2 replies
    FM News Talk 97.1 ^ | 3-20-12 | Jamie Allman
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_brWibusrf8 Broadcast FM Newstalk 97.1 March 20, 2012
  • Ron Paul Embraces Iran, Trutherism and Blame-America [Wild Shrimp Friskies for Kitteh's lunch]

    03/21/2012 8:35:14 AM PDT · by Freedom Worship Word · 17 replies · 1+ views
    <p>I want every talk radio host, rightwing pundit and Republican voter who thinks for one second that Ron Paul is an actual conservative to watch this video, digest it and understand what a joke this guy really is.</p> <p>Ron Paul is the only real nutbase in this GOP primary.</p>
  • Nightmare Communists for Ron Paul? [Humor, I think]

    03/18/2012 10:42:54 AM PDT · by No One Special · 5 replies
    Nightmare Communism ^ | January 3, 2012 | cwrn
    Comrades, another election is upon us in this cesspit of bourgeois excess known as these United States... although nothing 'unites' our class so much as our continual and universal exploitation at the hands of the ruling class. The recent spate of GOP debates, as well as tonight's Iowa caucus, shows us that we cannot remain neutral in this encounter. On the one hand, we have Barack Obama, the neo-liberal candidate whose alleged 'socialism' is merely an epithet employed by the enemies of economic freedom on the Right. Would that this were true! But no, Obama has proved himself time and...
  • Police Intervene, Arrest Ron Paul Backers at Missouri Caucus

    03/18/2012 8:57:01 AM PDT · by mnehring · 26 replies · 1+ views
    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...
  • Anti-Semitic Rant Spurs Goodwill, Money to Houston Holocaust Museum

    03/17/2012 8:52:30 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 4 replies
    myfoxhouston.com ^ | 17 Mar 2012 | Melinda Spaulding
    A profanity-laden, anti-Semitic voice message is helping the Houston Holocaust Museum raise money to save an important World War II artifact. That message on Braeden Howard's voice mail was left after his consulting company publicized the work they are doing with the museum. To restore a 37-foot fishing vessel, similar to those used to smuggle Jews out of Denmark during World War II.
  • Police Intervene, Arrest Ron Paul Backers at Missouri Caucus

    03/17/2012 6:50:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 83 replies · 2+ views
    Yahoo! News / ABC News ^ | March 17, 2012 | Chris Good
    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...
  • Paul hesitant to back Romney if he wins Republican presidential race, cites foreign policy

    03/16/2012 6:47:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 03/16/2012
    COLUMBIA, Mo. — Republican candidate Ron Paul refused Thursday to commit to backing Mitt Romney if the former Massachusetts governor becomes the party’s nominee for president. An anti-war candidate, Paul said he’d need more information about Romney’s international agenda to make that decision. “I’d talk to him and see what kind of a foreign policy he is going to have,” Paul, a congressman from Texas, told reporters at a rally two days before most of Missouri’s counties hold their Republican caucuses. “Mitt’s a friend and we talk a lot. We just disagree on the issues.” Paul has pursued a strategy...
  • Romney: No 'secret deal' with Ron Paul

    03/16/2012 6:22:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies · 2+ views
    The Hill ^ | 03/16/2012 | Justin Sink
    Mitt Romney on Thursday denied that he has entered into talks with Ron Paul's campaign to secure his delegates in case the former Massachusetts governor falls short of the 1,144 needed to clinch the GOP nomination. While Romney remains the strong favorite to win the nomination outright, the proportional assignment of delegates in coming primary contests means that the he could fall short of the 1,144 threshold. In that case, signals from Paul to his delegates to support Romney could become crucial for whipping enough votes at the convention. Reports Thursday suggested that Paul and Romney had been discussing that...
  • Time magazine: Discussions between Romney and Paul about a deal are “taking shape”

    03/14/2012 8:59:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/14/2012 | Allahpundit
    Supposedly Team Paul is engaged in "initial discussions" with Santorum and Gingrich too, but c'mon. Newt's chances at the nomination are only slightly higher than Paul's are and Santorum's hawkish social conservatism makes him a total nonstarter for libertarians. Just today, Reason editor Matt Welch published a column shivering at the thought that Team Sweater Vest might be back for another try in 2016. Romney’s the only game in town for the rEVOLution, just as he’s been since the debates started. (According to Time, one of Romney’s allies joked that Paul is their “deputy campaign manager.”)This is the right time...
  • Ron Pauls Delegate Strategy May be Working

    03/13/2012 3:34:13 PM PDT · by Sopater · 19 replies
    Nolan Chart ^ | Sunday, March 11, 2012 | Kenn Jacobine
    There is an interesting analysis article over at Real Clear Politics that lays out a scenario whereby the August Republican National Convention evolves into the worst nightmare imaginable for party officials – a brokered convention. Based on how Republican candidates for president have done so far with different demographics and regions of the country, Sean Trende predicts how the race for the Republican nomination may play out and lays out a scenario where a brokered Republican convention could take place. Now, it’s no secret that a brokered convention would be a catastrophe for Republican Party leaders use to grand coronations...
  • Kurt Bills launches Senate bid vs. Klobuchar, eyes Paul backers

    03/12/2012 6:10:59 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 4 replies · 1+ views
    The Post Bulletin ^ | March 8, 2012
    A freshman state legislator joined a Republican field seeking a U.S. Senate seat Thursday, setting his sights on a robust Minnesota network for presidential candidate Ron Paul as a possible route to the party nomination. State Rep. Kurt Bills announced his campaign on a busy intersection in Rosemount, just up the street from a high school where he teaches an early morning economics course before heading to the state Capitol each day. The former city council member said he'd make the nation's debt and deficit the focus of his campaign, though he wouldn't offer hints of how he'd solve it....
  • Did Ron Paul win the Virgin Island caucus? [ Paul takes the Bermuda Triangle Caucus ]

    03/12/2012 3:52:27 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 16 replies · 1+ views
    the state column.com ^ | March 12 2012 | The State Column
    Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul reportedly won the U.S. Virgin Island caucuses Saturday, although it was reported rival Mitt Romney secured the victory. According to the U.S. Virgin Islands’ Republican Party results, Mr. Paul won with 29 percent of the votes, followed by Mr. Romney at 26 percent. Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum placed in third with six percent, followed by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich at three percent of the votes. In contrast, The Associated Press and several other major media outlets reported Mr. Romney as the winner of the Virgin Island caucuses, because he actually comes away from...
  • Super Tuesday Cheeseburgers: It's NOT the Economy Stupid (PJTV)

    03/12/2012 9:43:16 AM PDT · by parksstp · 4 replies
    PJ TV ^ | 03-12-2012 | Alfonzo Rachel
    Can you be fiscally conservative if you support free birth control, free marijuana, and free abortions? Find out as AlfonZo Rachel looks at Sandra Fluke, the entitlement state, and the attack on sensible budgeting principles. (May require login to watch Video)
  • Second suspect arrested in synagogue attacks (Ron Paul Campaigner)

    03/10/2012 7:25:04 AM PST · by mnehring · 19 replies
    With the arrest of a second Lodi resident, the Bergen County Prosecutors Office (BCPO) says that it has resolved all the executed and planned attacks on area synagogues that took place in December and January.Nineteen-year-old Aakash Dalal was arraigned on Monday as co-conspirator in the most dangerous attacks, in which firebombs were thrown into the rabbi’s residence at Congregation Beth El in Rutherford. According to Prosecutor John Molinelli, who announced the arrest at an afternoon press conference on Friday, March 2, Dalal has been friends since middle school with Anthony M. Graziano, who was arrested in January and charged with...
  • A Glimpse Inside the Ron Paul Caucus to Convention Effort

    03/09/2012 4:31:50 PM PST · by Catholic Iowan · 11 replies
    The Iowa Republican ^ | 03/09/12 | Craig Robinson
    The organizers also state their desire to take control of the local Republican organization and the Republican State Central Committee (RSCC). When speaking about the RSCC, the organizer stated that they wanted a majority on the committee so that they could dictate how the party spends its money, emphasizing that money should only go to candidates that adhere to the platform.
  • Fact Checker: Ron Paul’s misleading ad: Rick Santorum is ‘fake’ fiscal conservative

    03/08/2012 11:13:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 02/23/2012 | Josh Hicks
    Santorum has arguably claimed the mantle of GOP front-runner by virtue of winning the most primaries and polling at or near the front of the pack in Michigan and Arizona, where the next contests take place. So his rivals are taking aim at his record, mainly by attacking his fiscal policies. Ron Paul has gone perhaps furthest in this regard with his latest ad, which suggests the former senator supports ruthless dictators and abortion services. The video only mentions spending, but it’s actually a two- or maybe three-for-one for all intents and purposes, since it questions the candidate’s social and...
  • It’s Time for Ron Paul to Drop Out

    03/07/2012 9:56:30 AM PST · by jmstein7 · 52 replies · 1+ views
    It is time for Ron Paul to pack up his bags and go back to Texas. To the best of my knowledge, nobody in the media or blogosphere (which is technically part of the media) has called for Paul to exit the race. So, let me be the first. Get out! At various times, the media – in print and on air – and GOP establishment have called for the exit of Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry, and John Huntsman. Oddly, nobody has asked the same of Paul. Paul has already admitted that he probably won’t win any states or pick...
  • Triple Lutz Report--Rush Limbaugh is Not a Victim--Episode 168

    03/07/2012 8:54:15 AM PST · by appeal2 · 5 replies
    The Financial Survival Network ^ | 3/7/2012 | Kerry Lutz
    Rush Limbaugh's insults and poor language towards a progressive poster child is still resonating. However, there isn't really a political debate occurring. Rather, it is simply emotional outrage masked as political discourse. This is exactly what's been wrong with the political system for the last 80 plus years: issues are no longer properly analyzed. The Statists have done their best to obfuscate the real debate because they have made every issue a personal attack. The real debate is whether you should work for yourself or you should work for the State. Do your rights flow from nature? Or are your...
  • Santorum wins TN; Romney wins 3 states

    03/06/2012 5:47:37 PM PST · by Qbert · 20 replies
    AP ^ | 3/6/2012 | LAURIE KELLMAN
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rick Santorum has won the Republican presidential primary in Tennessee. Mitt Romney earlier won primaries in Massachusetts, Vermont and Virginia. Newt Gingrich has won in his home state of Georgia.
  • A Fair and Balanced View of the 2012 Political Landscape

    03/06/2012 3:49:01 PM PST · by bthockey · 4 replies
    The Band Of Patriots ^ | 3/4/12 | Bryan Thomas
    After reading a hit piece on republican candidates in my school newspaper, I was inspired to write this to educate my fellow classmates and Facebook friends. To be on the list, an issue must meet both of the following criteria: 1) Be an issue of importance in the national election. 2) Have enough information to compare every candidate on the issue. Instead of attacking or demeaning any of the candidates, I put together an overview of what they support and what they don't. Barack Obama- Believes in economic stimulus through higher taxes on top earners and more government spending -...
  • March 6 VA Republican Presidential Primary, your 4 voting options (Repost)

    03/06/2012 8:16:17 AM PST · by Perseverando · 18 replies
    FreeRepublic.com (repost) ^ | February 27, 2012 | Gopher Broke
    March 6 VA Republican Presidential Primary, your 4 voting options On March 6th, the Republican Party of Virginia will be holding its Presidential Primary at your local polling precincts. Polls open just like regular voting times, 6am to 7pm. You have 4 choices: Vote for Romney, vote for Paul, stay home/don’t vote or show up and do an “undervote”. Please do go to the polls and vote, if possible. More votes at the poll show more Republican strength. An undervote allows you to vote (in person or absentee) by showing up, pressing the VOTE button without choosing either candidate. Some...
  • Ron Paul mocks Santorum and Palin for small crowds (Huh?)

    03/05/2012 5:49:43 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | March 5, 2012 | Joel Gehrke
    Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, mocked Rick Santorum and Sarah Palin today for drawing smaller crowds than his campaign as he sprints to the Super Tuesday finish. Paul's campaign announced that 1,300 people attended his town hall in Sandpoint, Idaho, which has a population of 7,400 people. "This contrasts with less-inspiring candidates struggling with diminished interest, including small crowd sizes for Rick Santorum in [the] much larger Coeur d'Alene, which neighbors Spokane," his campaign observed. "The 'leading' competing candidate drew a paltry 600 there on February 15th, and turnout for the Pual town hall event also contrasts with turnout for a...
  • March 6 VA Republican Presidential Primary, your 4 voting options

    02/27/2012 12:41:30 PM PST · by Gopher Broke · 22 replies
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    On March 6th, the Republican Party of Virginia will be holding its Presidential Primary at your local polling precincts. Polls open just like regular voting times, 6am to 7pm. You have 4 choices: Vote for Romney, vote for Paul, stay home/don't vote or show up and do an "undervote". Please do go to the polls and vote, if possible. More votes at the poll show more Republican strength. An undervote allows you to vote (in person or absentee) by showing up, pressing the VOTE button without choosing either candidate. Some might consider it a "protest vote" or a "blank" vote,...
  • Paul: Limbaugh apologized for personal gain

    03/04/2012 10:57:08 AM PST · by South40 · 61 replies
    CBSNews ^ | March 4, 2012 | Leigh Ann Caldwell
    (CBS News) Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul said an apology by conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh to Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke for calling her a "slut" and a "prostitute" was not sincere, and was made only because it best served Limbaugh. On CBS News' "Face the Nation," the Texas congressman told host Bob Schieffer that Limbaugh's apology "was in his best interest." "He's doing it because some people were taking their advertisements off of his program. It was his bottom line he was concerned about," Paul said.
  • Ron Paul: Why Can't We 'Put Into Our Body Whatever We Want?'

    03/04/2012 4:08:27 AM PST · by iloveamerica1980 · 100 replies
    Dittos Rush! ^ | 2-18-12 | James
    Opinion piece: So do we have the right to put into our bodies whatever we want? Ron Paul fans have attempted to rebuke me in my response to Dr. Paul's recent statement "Why is it we can’t put into our body whatever we want?" in my previous post hereI suggested that not everything available to put in our bodies is beneficial nor wise to ingest. The Bible says: With freedom comes great responsibility. Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your...
  • Live Thread: GOP Candidates at Huckabee Forum (FoxNews 8pm EDT)

    03/03/2012 5:22:29 PM PST · by newzjunkey · 20 replies
    March 3, 2012
    @govmikehuckabee and the #huckforum. Tune in tonight to FoxNews from 8pm-10pm EST.
  • Paul calls Limbaugh comments 'crude' (Ron Paul joins Liberal chorus)

    03/03/2012 1:57:58 PM PST · by mnehring · 33 replies
    Ron Paul became the latest presidential hopeful to weight in on controversial and incendiary language used by radio commentator Rush Limbaugh to describe a college student, telling reporters Friday the remarks were in poor taste. "It sounded a little crude the way it came across to me," Paul said. "I don't know why it has to be such a political football like this, so you have to ask him about his crudeness."
  • Ron Paul: This birth control debate is just “silly” (Focus on freedom-breaching nature of Obamacare)

    03/02/2012 12:44:32 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/02/2012 | Tina Korbe
    In an interview with Piers Morgan last night, Ron Paul called the debate about the Obama administration’s contraception mandate “silly.” Refusing to discuss the mandate in terms of either “women’s health” or “sexual morality,” Paul kept the focus squarely on the freedom-breaching nature of Obamacare in general. In this instance, Paul, who in his first career as an OBGYN delivered hundreds of babies and was paid to care for “women’s health,” possesses a special credibility — and his classic libertarian response was a model for how to handle the issue for those who don’t want to discuss the cultural underpinnings...
  • How Ron Paul's Minions Plan to Hijack the GOP Convention

    03/02/2012 10:56:23 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 4 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | March 2, 2012 | Ryan Prior
    Ron Paul is orchestrating a highly unusual, yet precisely organized, grassroots effort to bring as many loyal delegates as possible to the Republican National Convention. Romney's campaign has some mass appeal but invites little passion. Paul's might have even fewer supporters than Romney but their energetic zeal could culminate in having an outsize influence at the RNC without having won a single primary.

 Each state selects its delegates to the Republican National Convention differently, and as has often been reported, the process of a candidate “winning a state” is not as simple as a plurality on primary day. An obscure...
  • Ron Paul? The Choice of the Soldiers?

    03/02/2012 5:03:10 AM PST · by mission9 · 6 replies · 177+ views
    Freerepublic ^ | 3-2-2012 | self
    My local conservative blogs are being over whelmed by Ron Paul Winter Soldiers. They talk like John Kerry, and claim that more soldiers support Ron Paul than any other candidate. They defend Bradley Manning as a hero. They point to the evidence that more campaign contributions from soldiers go to Ron Paul, the Constitutionalist, than any other campaign. Wrapped up in this stew is jargon that sounds like Occupy Wall Street: Warmonger, Neocon, etc. I looked up the campaign donor sheets. I typed in the search line US Army, and in fact there were a lot more contributions for Ron...
  • That Brokered Convention Is Already Underway

    02/29/2012 9:33:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies · 1+ views
    The Atlantic Wire ^ | February 29, 2012 | Elspeth Reeve
    It's not just journalists and political nerds fantasizing about a brokered convention for Republicans in August. Now, even Sarah Palin is talking about it. The idea is that if none of the candidates is able to win a majority of delegates before the convention in Tampa, the presidential nominee will be picked through rounds of votes after lots of deal-making and alliance-shifting. It took 16 days and 103 votes for Democrats to pick their nominee in 1924, The Washington Post explains; Ronald Reagan threatened to steal some of Gerald Ford's delegates in 1976, but failed. Most Republican officials say there's...
  • Romney, Santorum and Paul to campaign in Washington in advance of caucuses (this Saturday)

    02/29/2012 7:23:36 PM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 5 replies · 3+ views
    The Oregonian ^ | February 29, 2011
    Three of the four major Republican presidential candidates will be in Washington state Thursday and Friday seeking support in advance of the Washington caucuses on Saturday. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, coming off an easy win in Arizona and a narrow victory in Michigan, has long been scheduled to hold a $1,000-per-person fundraiser in Bellevue on Thursday evening. UPDATE: The Romney campaign announced a "Meet and Greet with Mitt" at 8 a.m. Friday in Bellevue. Romney will appear at a Thursday afternoon rally in Idaho Falls. Idaho will hold its own presidential caucuses on Tuesday and Romney is expected to...
  • Ron Paul Panders to Anti-Semitism in Michigan

    02/29/2012 5:30:07 PM PST · by mnehring · 10 replies · 6+ views
    Ron Paul, who has consistently engaged in anti-Semitic nonsense over the course of the past few decades, has largely attempted to hide his anti-Semitism throughout his campaign. No longer. Ron Paul has issued this Arabic-language flyer outside the Islamic Center of America in Dearborn, Michigan:The flyer actually has two sides. The English side promotes Paul’s “Plan to Restore America” and touts his deficit cutting prowess and dislike of the Federal Reserve. The Arabic side, however – the side shown above – is far less subtle. It says that Paul will cut foreign aid, and specifically mentions only foreign aid to...
  • 40 percent drop in ballots as Tennessee early voting period ends

    02/29/2012 3:56:24 PM PST · by Tennessee Nana · 16 replies · 1+ views
    ChattanoogaTimesFreePress ^ | February 29, 2012 | Erik Schelzig/AP
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennesseans cast 40 percent fewer ballots going into the last day of early voting Tuesday compared with the presidential primary in 2008. Nearly 153,000 people had voted through Monday, with 79 percent of ballots cast in the Republican presidential primary. But without a challenger to Democratic President Barack Obama, voting totals are far off the state record set in 2008. Turnout is 73 percent higher than during Republican President George W. Bush's re-election in 2004. Early voting has been heaviest in Knox County, where more than 11,000 people have voted in the Republican primary, compared with only...
  • Ron Paul Super PAC Secretly Funded By Gay Billionaire Peter Thiel

    02/29/2012 1:41:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies · 1+ views
    On Top ^ | February 29, 2012 | Staff
    Ron Paul's super PAC is secretly funded by San Francisco gay billionaire Peter Thiel, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Thiel, who co-founded PayPal and invested early in Facebook, has given $2.6 million to Endorse Liberty, the super PAC which has released several ads attacking Paul rivals Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry, without ever meeting Paul. The German-born Thiel is a 44-year-old conservative Christian who has previously supported gay rights causes and artificial intelligence research. “He has great insight,” Jimmy LaSalvia, the executive director of gay GOP group GOProud, told the paper. “He also is inquisitive, and most of...
  • Ron Paul To Ben Bernanke: "People Lose Trust In The Government Because You Lie To Them About...

    02/29/2012 8:55:52 AM PST · by Aquamarine · 19 replies
    zerohedge.com ^ | 2/29/12 | Tyler Durden
    Anytime Ron Paul sits across from Ben Bernanke you know sparks will fly. Sure enough, they did: starting 50 seconds into the clip below, Ron Paul, guns blazing, asks the Chairman if he does his own shopping, if he is aware of what true inflation is, and if he knows that Americans don't trust the government because they are being lied to about inflation. And it only gets better, once Paul starts brandishing a silver coin. The punchline: "The Fed will self-destruct anyway when the money is gone" - amen. And ironically letting the Fed keep on doing what it...
  • Study: Over 20 debates, Paul attacked Romney’s rivals 39 times — but never once attacked Romney

    02/27/2012 1:30:59 PM PST · by RobinMasters · 14 replies
    Hot Air ^ | FEBRUARY 27, 2012 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Caveat: The study comes from Think Progress. But in case you’re inclined to doubt it because of its provenance, note that The Corner’s Patrick Brennan also reviewed transcripts from the last seven debates dating back to January 7 and found just one instance of Paul criticizing Romney — and that criticism was brief and mild. Out: Conspiracy theories advanced by Ron Paul. In: Conspiracy theories involving Ron Paul. While Paul has freely attacked Romney’s top rivals, he has never once attacked Romney… Paul has gone beyond merely refraining from attacks. He has actively defended Romney on some of his biggest...
  • "No. Never." Ron Paul assures media he is not colluding with Romney campaign

    02/27/2012 10:19:48 AM PST · by SoonerStorm09 · 14 replies · 1+ views
    Red Dirt Report ^ | February 26, 2012 | Andrew W. Griffin
    OKLAHOMA CITY – It was short, emphatic and to the point. “No. Never.” That was the straightforward answer Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul gave Red Dirt Report Saturday afternoon, following his well-attended Oklahoma City campaign stop, when he was asked by this reporter if he was somehow working behind the scenes with the Mitt Romney campaign. The few members of the Oklahoma media that bothered to cover the Ron Paul press conference on the first floor of the State Capitol did not ask the one question many national media people are talking about – collusion between Paul and Romney to...
  • Pro-Ron Paul SuperPAC is funded by global hedge fund manager [also GOProud supporter]

    02/27/2012 9:50:23 AM PST · by Antoninus · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Gloria Romanorum ^ | February 27, 2012 | Florentius
    Ron Paul, who claims to be a fierce opponent of globalism and big money interests, as well as a strong proponent of traditional morality, is receiving millions of dollars in political support from global hedge fund manager, Peter Theil. An article that appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle yesterday detailed the $2.6 million in donations made by Thiel, co-founder of Pay Pal, to a Pro-Paul super-PAC, Endorse Liberty, that has produced videos attacking Rick Santorum. Newt Gingrich, and Rick Perry. You will note that Mitt Romney is not among those the SuperPAC has attacked. Thiel also counts himself a libertarian,...
  • STUDY: Ron Paul Never Attacked Romney Once During 20 Debates, But Attacked Romney’s Rivals 39 Times

    02/27/2012 9:29:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    Escape Tyranny ^ | 02/27/2012 | Judd Legum
    In recent days, attention has focused on the unusual relationship between Ron Paul and Mitt Romney, who are purportedly competing against each other for the Republican presidential nomination. The New York Times reported recently that Romney has “worked to cultivate” a friendship with Paul. The candidates talk on the phone frequently. And when Paul’s “campaign jet broke down last year,” Romney “offered his jet to take them home to Texas.” Rick Santorum has directly accused Paul and Romney of working together, noting “their commercials look a lot alike, and so do their attacks.” A review by ThinkProgress of the 20...
  • S.F. billionaire quietly funds Ron Paul super PAC (Peter Thiel, homosexual, GOProud fundraiser)

    02/27/2012 6:27:43 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 9 replies · 1+ views
    SF Chronicle ^ | 2/26/12 | Richard S. Dunham,Carla Marinucci
    Ron Paul revels in the fact that he is the presidential candidate of America's small donors, receiving more contributions under $200 than any other Republican seeking the White House in 2012. But, like every other GOP presidential contender, he also has a mega-millionaire "sugar daddy" helping to fund a super PAC that is promoting Paul's candidacy. Yet while Newt Gingrich underwriter Sheldon Adelson and Rick Santorum super-supporter Foster Friess have shared the campaign stage - and the national political spotlight - with their candidates, Paul's benefactor, San Francisco entrepreneur Peter Thiel, has never met the Texas congressman he's aiding.
  • The Deal Between Romney and Ron Paul?

    02/27/2012 6:05:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies · 3+ views
    American Thinker ^ | 02/27/2012 | David Fontaine Mitchell
    It is becoming increasingly obvious that an alliance has formed between Mitt Romney and Ron Paul. This alliance probably has been in effect for several months, but only now has it become blatantly obvious. Paul has viciously bombarded virtually the entire Republican field via attack ads with one exception: Mitt Romney. Instead, Paul focuses like a laser on any conservative alternative who moves up the ladder. At first, I believed this was merely a strategy to politically assassinate the Romney alternative so that Paul himself could fill the void; however, I am think there is much more going on behind...
  • How many times has Rand Paul been interviewed by Sean Hannity?

    02/27/2012 5:12:00 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 46 replies · 1+ views
    February 27, 2012 | vanity
    How many times has Rand Paul been interviewed by Sean Hannity? Does anyone have a number? Is is weekly? It usually starts like this: Sean: "I've asked your father Ron Paul to come on the show but for some reason he won't. I ask all the candidates the tough questions. I invite all the candidates on the show. Some take take the opportunity more than others..." Rand: "I've told him he should come on your program."...... Sean: [then the interview with Rand Paul proceeds]. How nice of Sean to give Rand an open invitation to be on his show (with...
  • The Mitt Trotsky-RuPaul Axis Of Evil

    02/26/2012 2:34:14 PM PST · by Absolutely Nobama · 20 replies · 1+ views
    Absolutely Non Paul ^ | 2/26/12 | Alan Levy
    As has been reported by Rush Limbaugh and Mark Levin, there's an alliance of sorts between Mitt Romney (aka---Mitt Trotsky) and Ron Paul (aka---RuPaul, Jew hater Ron Paul, Dr. Demento, Crazy Uncle Ron, Iran Paul, and Dr. Newsletter). In other words, Mittiots like Ann Coulter and Matt Drudge are now marching under RuPaul's Swastika, while Paultards like Screwy Lewy Rockwell are now marching under Trotsky's Hammer and Sickle. (Poland is very, very nervous right now.) In the past 20 debates, RuPaul and Mitt Trotsky have never had one cross word for each other, while both attacked every Conservative that dared...
  • S.F. billionaire quietly funds Ron Paul super PAC

    02/26/2012 12:39:38 PM PST · by SmithL · 48 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 2/26/12 | Richard S. Dunham, Carla Marinucci
    Ron Paul revels in the fact that he is the presidential candidate of America's small donors, receiving more contributions under $200 than any other Republican seeking the White House in 2012.But, like every other GOP presidential contender, he also has a mega-millionaire "sugar daddy" helping to fund a super PAC that is promoting Paul's candidacy.Yet while Newt Gingrich underwriter Sheldon Adelson and Rick Santorum super-supporter Foster Friess have shared the campaign stage - and the national political spotlight - with their candidates, Paul's benefactor, San Francisco entrepreneur Peter Thiel, has never met the Texas congressman he's aiding.Who is this mystery...
  • Jeb Bush new Republican contender for president in 2012, state polls (Banana Republic?)

    02/25/2012 11:59:57 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Huliq ^ | February 25, 2012 | Dave Masko
    After other Republican candidates have turned off voters with bitter fights, Jeb Bush is stepping into their shoes as a new GOP frontrunner for 2012. In answers to questions from the audience after a speech in Dallas on Feb. 23, new GOP frontrunner Jeb Bush cautioned the remaining Republican campaigns from drifting so far to the right that they put off the key independent voters needed to beat President Barack Obama in November. "I think it's important for the candidates to recognize though they have to appeal to primary voters, and not turn off independent voters that will be part...
  • Rick Santorum: I'm happy Arlen Spector isn't supporting me

    02/25/2012 9:26:38 AM PST · by advance_copy · 36 replies · 1+ views
    I would just say in response to that: Roberts and Alito. You look at Arlen Specter and what he did to fight and claw, particularly for Alito—and everything that was brought up—he knocked it down, he carried the water—and I might add—brilliantly. [SNIP] Arlen Specter says—you know—I'm too far to the Right. Mitt Romney, who appointed 36—I think 36 democrats, including horrible liberal activist judges in the state of Massachusetts, and he's criticizing me for not being conservative enough, as we got Justices Roberts and Alito on the Supreme Court because of the work we did. I'm happy that Arlen...
  • COLLUSION ADMITTED – Ron Paul Fingered, Attacking Gingrich & Santorum for Romney

    02/25/2012 8:28:26 AM PST · by unspun · 112 replies · 1+ views
    Gulag Bound ^ | February 25, 2012 | Arlen Williams
    Weekly calls between the Paul and Romney campaigns This entire stream, uploaded this Thursday from Mark Levin, is very important, but be sure to catch what he plays at the 7:04 mark. It is from a recent "Morning Joe," telecast. at YouTube, "Mark Levin Helps the American People more than Ron Paul could ever hope for" "There is a de facto alliance between Ron Paul and Mitt Romney; there's no question about it. At this point, it's an open partnership, I mean Jesse Benton, Ron Paul's campaign manager, has talked about the extent to which they're cooperating with the Romney...
  • Ron Paul charges fascism, praises Romney, begins to fade

    02/24/2012 5:05:24 PM PST · by advance_copy · 20 replies · 1+ views
    The Hill ^ | 2/21/12 | Brent Budowsky
    [SNIP] Republicans could use a debate between Mitt Romney today and the various Mitt Romneys who came before. Republicans could use a debate between Mitt Romney and George Romney, with whom the latest Mitt Romney strongly disagrees. Now Republicans could use a debate between Ron Paul and Ron Paul. Equally strange is the Ron Paul affair with Mitt Romney, whom he has recently again praised. Perhaps in the end Paul is just another laissez-faire champion of big money, crony capitalism and vulture capitalism. Perhaps this accounts for his praise of Romney, refusal to run against Romney, and the fact that...