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Old 03-03-2012, 08:30 PM
 
Location: NC
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There haven't been any polls but I'm guessing Paul will do well here, the state is more libertarian than other Midwest states. I expect it to be really close between him, Romney and Santorum. Paul has solid support on the college campuses here but the big question is will they turnout?
They usually underperform, so I doubt it. I could see Santorum do very well there as well.
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:32 PM
 
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There haven't been any polls but I'm guessing Paul will do well here, the state is more libertarian than other Midwest states. I expect it to be really close between him, Romney and Santorum. Paul has solid support on the college campuses here but the big question is will they turnout?
Not based on an actual poll, but an analyst on CNN the other day claimed that Paul could compete with Romney to win North Dakota, but probably not in Alaska or Idaho....but that he could get 2nd in all 3 easily.
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:33 PM
 
Location: Chicago Area
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Put it simply. Ron isn't gonna get the nomination if he can't see that even if he has the most delegates come the convention they will not nominate him he is blind. I am in it now to destroy the republitard party. 2 straight losses in presidental elections plus losing control of congress....not gonna be pretty for republitards come November...
This is why I fear for the future of the RP movement. If the majority of us sound fanatical, angry and we're a bunch of sore losers, it won't matter how right Dr Paul is. The movement will die the same death Ross Perot's movement did.

It's a matter of patience. The hippie movement was considered a bunch of young crazy people, doing crazy things and supporting crazy causes. Today much of their overall message is having a significant impact on the Democratic Party. Ron Paul's movement stands to do far better than that. We actually believe in a lot more common sense things. But how do you keep a movement alive when the movement habitually lashes out at everyone and everything outside itself? This sort of sentiment threatens the survival of the movement. If there are voter fraud issues, take it to court and send the notes to MSNBC and CNN -- they'll be happy to shame the GOP into fixing the things that are broken and getting it right next time.

At the end of the day, Barack Obama stands to do this nation more irrepairable harm than any of the GOP candidates. The other candidates even want a Balanced Budget Amendment. Jokes on them once they get one because they sure as hell aren't ready to live within a balanced budget. But it's some progress heading in the right direction. The rest will come with time.
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Fargo, ND
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Not based on an actual poll, but an analyst on CNN the other day claimed that Paul could compete with Romney to win North Dakota, but probably not in Alaska or Idaho....but that he could get 2nd in all 3 easily.
Yeah right now I'd say ND goes Romney, Paul and then Santorum. Romney has the momentum and the key endorsements. Plus he did strongly here in 2008.

Some people like to compare Santorum to Huckabee and Huck took fourth in ND in 2008.
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:45 PM
 
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This is why I fear for the future of the RP movement. If the majority of us sound fanatical, angry and we're a bunch of sore losers, it won't matter how right Dr Paul is. The movement will die the same death Ross Perot's movement did.

It's a matter of patience. The hippie movement was considered a bunch of young crazy people, doing crazy things and supporting crazy causes. Today much of their overall message is having a significant impact on the Democratic Party. Ron Paul's movement stands to do far better than that. We actually believe in a lot more common sense things. But how do you keep a movement alive when the movement habitually lashes out at everyone and everything outside itself? This sort of sentiment threatens the survival of the movement. If there are voter fraud issues, take it to court and send the notes to MSNBC and CNN -- they'll be happy to shame the GOP into fixing the things that are broken and getting it right next time.

At the end of the day, Barack Obama stands to do this nation more irrepairable harm than any of the GOP candidates. The other candidates even want a Balanced Budget Amendment. Jokes on them once they get one because they sure as hell aren't ready to live within a balanced budget. But it's some progress heading in the right direction. The rest will come with time.
A Ron Paul supporter I can respect and agree with. You are absolutely correct.
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:46 PM
 
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Everyone, switch your votes to Ron Paul so "RPON" doesn't smite us with vengeance and sink the entire party!
Don't make me turn this car around.
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:54 PM
 
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Everyone enjoy the fraud and vote rigging show? I did...I wish I had my volume remote to mute that son of a female dog King's mouth up...this is exactly why I don't get excited or even expect Paul to win...no Spokane numbers no Seattle numbers yet Romney wins...yeah right sure pal.
Exactly, but it's just a caucus anyway. Ron Paul will have the most delegates.
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Old 03-03-2012, 08:55 PM
 
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Ah. I sure hope they do. I think Alaska,Idaho and North Dakota are his only chance come Super Tuesday.
Idaho will go to Romney by a good margin.I think Romney will take Alaska too.I think Paul came in second in North Dakota in 2008....perhaps he has a shot there,I haven't seen any polls.
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Old 03-03-2012, 09:01 PM
 
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This is why I fear for the future of the RP movement. If the majority of us sound fanatical, angry and we're a bunch of sore losers, it won't matter how right Dr Paul is. The movement will die the same death Ross Perot's movement did.

It's a matter of patience. The hippie movement was considered a bunch of young crazy people, doing crazy things and supporting crazy causes. Today much of their overall message is having a significant impact on the Democratic Party. Ron Paul's movement stands to do far better than that. We actually believe in a lot more common sense things. But how do you keep a movement alive when the movement habitually lashes out at everyone and everything outside itself? This sort of sentiment threatens the survival of the movement. If there are voter fraud issues, take it to court and send the notes to MSNBC and CNN -- they'll be happy to shame the GOP into fixing the things that are broken and getting it right next time.

At the end of the day, Barack Obama stands to do this nation more irrepairable harm than any of the GOP candidates. The other candidates even want a Balanced Budget Amendment. Jokes on them once they get one because they sure as hell aren't ready to live within a balanced budget. But it's some progress heading in the right direction. The rest will come with time.
Another good,reasonable post GoT.....goodluck on getting cooperation from many Paul diehards
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Old 03-03-2012, 09:14 PM
 
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This is why I fear for the future of the RP movement. If the majority of us sound fanatical, angry and we're a bunch of sore losers, it won't matter how right Dr Paul is. The movement will die the same death Ross Perot's movement did.

It's a matter of patience. The hippie movement was considered a bunch of young crazy people, doing crazy things and supporting crazy causes. Today much of their overall message is having a significant impact on the Democratic Party. Ron Paul's movement stands to do far better than that. We actually believe in a lot more common sense things. But how do you keep a movement alive when the movement habitually lashes out at everyone and everything outside itself? This sort of sentiment threatens the survival of the movement. If there are voter fraud issues, take it to court and send the notes to MSNBC and CNN -- they'll be happy to shame the GOP into fixing the things that are broken and getting it right next time.

At the end of the day, Barack Obama stands to do this nation more irrepairable harm than any of the GOP candidates. The other candidates even want a Balanced Budget Amendment. Jokes on them once they get one because they sure as hell aren't ready to live within a balanced budget. But it's some progress heading in the right direction. The rest will come with time.
My problem w/ the other GOP candidates other than Paul is trust. I trust them to do anything they say about as far as I can throw them. Obama is the same.
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