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Old 05-07-2012, 10:31 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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Good plan, since people on message boards are never biased and non-objective.


Of course he doesn't have it locked up. However it is very likely he will do so on June 5th.




I didn't see you supporting John McCain 4 years ago??? Why?
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:49 AM
 
Location: Old Mother Idaho
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Paul delegates will not vote for anyone other than Paul. To me, that's meant he got them.

Can you say so for Romney's delegate after round 1?
So they say. Since none has actually voted yet, I think the same can be said for delegates on both sides. I would not hold my breath on believing no Paul delegates will not switch over for the sake of party unity. You can hold your breath if you wish, of course.
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:20 AM
 
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I don't see a devote Paul supporter, mentioning Romney's name anywhere near a vote tally.

Flip flopping is not in their gene's.
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:55 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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So they say. Since none has actually voted yet, I think the same can be said for delegates on both sides. I would not hold my breath on believing no Paul delegates will not switch over for the sake of party unity. You can hold your breath if you wish, of course.
and if it were to go more than one ballot (not going to happen most likely) and the Paul supporters hold their ground, we will end up with a true brokered convention. The nomination will go to a third party...How will that set with the Paul supporters? I think, down deep, even those who believe Romney will not take it on the first ballot, they know Paul will not be the nominee. I can pretty much guarantee, if the Paul delegates cause havic they will get no support, Paul will not get any of his ideas heard and the party, overall will end up supporting someone like Johnson. This is a no win for Paul.
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Old 05-08-2012, 10:04 AM
 
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and if it were to go more than one ballot (not going to happen most likely) and the Paul supporters hold their ground, we will end up with a true brokered convention. The nomination will go to a third party...How will that set with the Paul supporters? I think, down deep, even those who believe Romney will not take it on the first ballot, they know Paul will not be the nominee. I can pretty much guarantee, if the Paul delegates cause havic they will get no support, Paul will not get any of his ideas heard and the party, overall will end up supporting someone like Johnson. This is a no win for Paul.

You are not keeping up. Take the blinders off please and drop a 5-hour energy!

Those delegates that are suppose to be Romneybots are actually Paulbots

You are still looking at the popular programmed voting machine totals, not the actual living and breathing humans in the delegate spots.

Ron Paul supporters will have a majority at in Tampa, unless the Establishment pulls a fast one, with threats like happened recently in Iowa, Nevada and Maine, of not seating the delegates.
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:39 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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You are not keeping up. Take the blinders off please and drop a 5-hour energy!

Those delegates that are suppose to be Romneybots are actually Paulbots

You are still looking at the popular programmed voting machine totals, not the actual living and breathing humans in the delegate spots.

Ron Paul supporters will have a majority at in Tampa, unless the Establishment pulls a fast one, with threats like happened recently in Iowa, Nevada and Maine, of not seating the delegates.
This is what you say and I am guessing you really believe, but that doesn't make it true or fact.
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Old 05-08-2012, 12:52 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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You are not keeping up. Take the blinders off
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This is what you say and I am guessing you really believe, but that doesn't make it true or fact.

Your blinders are still on.


When breathing humans are involved, Paul is over running the actual elections that count. Iowa, Nevada, Washington, Maine........ Oh snaps
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Old Mother Idaho
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and if it were to go more than one ballot (not going to happen most likely) and the Paul supporters hold their ground, we will end up with a true brokered convention. The nomination will go to a third party...How will that set with the Paul supporters? I think, down deep, even those who believe Romney will not take it on the first ballot, they know Paul will not be the nominee. I can pretty much guarantee, if the Paul delegates cause havic they will get no support, Paul will not get any of his ideas heard and the party, overall will end up supporting someone like Johnson. This is a no win for Paul.
A brokered convention may be the only way to solve the impasse, but hell would be raised; such a convention would subvert the entire primary process in the eyes of many voters if the nominee became a person who did not run in any of the primaries at all.

If someone like Marco Rubio or Chris Christie was drafted and accepted the nomination, it would also totally dump the long-standing Repub practice of nominating the next in line that put Romney where he is now.

I don't know if the party could withstand 2 such drastic shocks right now. I guess we will all just have to wait and see how it plays out.
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Old 05-08-2012, 02:38 PM
 
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Your blinders are still on.


When breathing humans are involved, Paul is over running the actual elections that count. Iowa, Nevada, Washington, Maine........ Oh snaps
And that is exactly where your thinking may be wrong. Humans re-consider things all the time. Some sway and bend to pressure. Others may seek a resolution through compromise when a disagreement becomes intense.

Paul people are no different than any other humans. I have never met a bot in my life, and never expect to- the Borg are not among us. Undoubtedly, many of Paul's delegates will act just as you expect them to, but it is foolish to believe all will.
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Old 05-08-2012, 09:24 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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And that is exactly where your thinking may be wrong. Humans re-consider things all the time. Some sway and bend to pressure. Others may seek a resolution through compromise when a disagreement becomes intense.

Paul people are no different than any other humans. I have never met a bot in my life, and never expect to- the Borg are not among us. Undoubtedly, many of Paul's delegates will act just as you expect them to, but it is foolish to believe all will.




I don't see a well orchestrated plan to gobble delegates, as people reconsidering.

All the Romney delegates from our state didn't show and I'm a Paul delegate and I'm not going to represent Romney.(just kidding)
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