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Forum Post: BREAKING:RNC to NV GOP: Don’t let Ron Paul delegates take over national convention slots or don’t bother coming to Tampa

Posted 2 years ago on May 3, 2012, 9:33 p.m. EST by reckoning (53)
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This should be an eye opener, if the MSM told us that Ron Paul is not a threat...them why is the RNC doing this???

http://www.lasvegassun.com/blogs/ralstons-flash/2012/may/02/rnc-nv-gop-dont-let-ron-paul-delegates-take-over-n/

[quote]In a letter delivered Wednesday to GOP Chairman Michael McDonald, the RNC's chief counsel said if Ron Paul delegates are allowed to take too many slots for the national convention, Nevada's entire contingent may not be seated in Tampa.[/quote]

Letter of RNC:

http://media.lasvegassun.com/media/pdfs/blogs/documents/2012/05/02/Letter_to_Nevada_Republican_Party_re_Allocation_of_Delegates.pdf

Comment as u see fit.

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[-] 2 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 2 years ago

The whole thing is rigged. There is no reason people are getting stuck with Obama vs Romney, two people who are 100% incompetent.

[-] 2 points by XenuLives (1645) from Charlotte, NC 2 years ago

Disgusting. He earned those delegates fair and square, the people who voted for Paul deserves their representation.

Yet another reason for a real third party to emerge...

[-] 3 points by gnomunny (6614) from St Louis, MO 2 years ago

RP has been getting the short end of the stick since last year. What gives?

[-] 0 points by fiftyfourforty (1077) from New York, NY 2 years ago

Could be he's against the militarists of both parties, it could be his economic theories are totally wack even to other republicans or it could be both. Ask me if I give a shit.

[-] 1 points by XenuLives (1645) from Charlotte, NC 2 years ago

Doesn't matter if he supported eating live babies while forcing everyone to wear tutus and watch Rebecca Black music videos at 92.4% volume every Saturday @ 4:12pm. People voted for him, and now they're not getting the representation that they voted for. That's borderline unconstitutional IMO.

[-] 2 points by JenLynn (692) 2 years ago

You can say that about anyone and everyone that voted for the looser in any election. The winner represents everyone, nothing unconstitutional about it. Even in direct democracies, there isn't universal agreement.

[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 2 years ago

Do you understand how the elections work?

[-] 2 points by JenLynn (692) 2 years ago

You mean you believe that if you are in a state with two republican senators, that you have no legal senator? They may not represent your beliefs, but in fact they are there to supposedly serve your interest and that of every other resident of your state.

Some guy voted in by the tea party still represents all the people, even though half of them probably didn't vote and another group probably voted against him. Maybe it's just the semantics of it. In theory they are there to do what they think is right on your behalf, even if you didn't vote for them.

[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 2 years ago

I was talking about the delegate process

[-] 2 points by JenLynn (692) 2 years ago

It's still a reflection of the popular vote in each state, unfair though to smaller states perhaps.

[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 2 years ago

No its not.

[-] 2 points by JenLynn (692) 2 years ago

Are we talking about the same thing, the electoral college?

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (26862) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

the electoral college?

Oldest scam on the books.

Why?

Why do you need more then one way to determine the winner?

Majority rule. Total all votes = winner.

What more needs be done?

[-] 1 points by JenLynn (692) 2 years ago

It may be a scam, but we're stuck with it until there is a movement to change it. We all know how amendments work. Unfortunately that one only gets attention when the winner of the popular vote doesn't win in the electoral college.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (26862) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

Another fish to fry when the people take up their ownership of the government.

[-] 0 points by JenLynn (692) 2 years ago

You need a majority to do that and occupy doesn't seem interested in actually participating in the political process.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (26862) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

Occupy is very diverse. More supporters of the movements against greed corruption and crime are more political than you might think.


[-] 0 points by JenLynn (487) 0 minutes ago

You need a majority to do that and occupy doesn't seem interested in actually participating in the political process. ↥twinkle ↧stinkle permalink

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

states demand representation as individual deciders of national politics also

that is why they are equal represented in the senate

and have influence as a state in the election of the president regardless of population

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (26862) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

One person ( adult and living/breathing/biological ) one vote. Winner decided in the election. Issues are the same - present the true/facts and repeat the process.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (26862) from Coon Rapids, MN 2 years ago

It is an abuse of the election process. States already have their say - in the voting of their populations.

[-] 1 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

it could be seen as outdated

partially a respect over land issue

those in the city don't consider the issues of those in the country

[-] 1 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 2 years ago

I thought we were talking about the process of awarding delegates. Every state has their own way of doing it.

Some are winner take all. Some are proportions are guaranteed to the winner all the way through, some just are tied to the first round of voting. Some leave the vast majority of delegates up for grabs to whoever sticks around.

There is a serious chance that Paul is going to be able to pull off something incredible this year in Tampa. I still Obama is a lock, but I think a Obama vs Paul election would be much more fun.

[-] 1 points by Spade2 (478) 2 years ago

Do you give a shit?

[-] 0 points by fiftyfourforty (1077) from New York, NY 2 years ago

nupe

[-] 0 points by Spade2 (478) 2 years ago

Okydoky then.

[-] 0 points by MattLHolck (16833) from San Diego, CA 2 years ago

Support the 99% .... Demand elections be state and national holidays

[-] 0 points by GirlFriday (17435) 2 years ago

I don't care. I really don't. Their followers have acted in a disgusting manner all the way around. This would be the macro version. They wanted a Dog and Pony show-they got one.

[-] 2 points by hchc (3297) from Tampa, FL 2 years ago

Their followers make up a nice chunk of OWS.

[-] 3 points by GirlFriday (17435) 2 years ago

That's nice.

[-] 2 points by reckoning (53) 2 years ago

U are putting everyone in the same spot...cmon..

I didnt ask for this..