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  •  That is fascinating (1+ / 0-)
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    Amber6541

    I never thought about Ryan and the church in this way. It is more hope that this party will implode under the weight of so much division.

    I was just listening to Rachel about the libertarians taking many more electoral votes than he had originally. I think that the Republican National Convention could definitely be a popcorn moment.

    A house divided can not stand.

    I hope Ron Paul shows up with a boatload of delegates.

    You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. -Mae West

    by COwoman on Wed May 02, 2012 at 12:44:59 PM PDT

    •  And when Romney nominates Rand Paul for VP (1+ / 0-)
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      what happens then?

      But in the end, Romney doesn't really need that.  His message of smaller government, including less regulations, is enough to appease the libertarians in the GOP.

      •  Do you really think so? (2+ / 0-)
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        I think they will try to take more than VP. I also think the Ron Paul people hate Mitt Romney, a lot.

        You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. -Mae West

        by COwoman on Wed May 02, 2012 at 01:58:34 PM PDT

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        •  They hate Obama a lot more (1+ / 0-)
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          Once Ron Paul puts his stamp of approval on the Mittster, the Paulbots will go along.. maybe not enthusiastically.. but they will vote for Romney.

          All this talk of splitting GOP votes this year is silliness.  They are united in one thing - defeating President Obama.

          •  I hope your wrong... (0+ / 0-)

            lol.

            I think that the Ron Paul people like him because he is a "straight shooter" and does not compromise his values. I think they want the whole enchilada. I think they hate Romney Etch-A-Sketch. Maybe you are right, but if they think they can grab the brass ring at the convention, then I think they will try. And it seems that they are bullies that yell down others in the room. It could get real real good.

            So I really hope your wrong.

            You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. -Mae West

            by COwoman on Wed May 02, 2012 at 02:13:30 PM PDT

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          •  I agree with you. I don't intend this to be a (2+ / 0-)
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            Obama election strategy. And I don't think the hard core GOP base will ever vote Obama. The point here is to get them arguing internally over policy.

            Ask top al Qaeda leaders about Obama's foreign policy. Wait, you can't. They're dead. -Paul Begala

            by Fickle on Wed May 02, 2012 at 02:13:50 PM PDT

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