244 responses to “Ron Paul 2012 Update: The Campaign Continues but the Ball Is in Romney’s Court”

  1. Baiko4Liberty

    Jesse Benton is married to one of Ron Paul’s Granddaughters. Not to one of his daughters.

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  2. 1952Bebe

    OP says: “…We would like to know if Ron Paul supporters agree with our decision to provide the complete unedited audio from the call today…” I certainly agree with your decision to provide the complete unedited audio!!! The trolls are out in full force all over the Internet; by listening to what was actually said, instead of what trolls say was said, I have come away with an entirely different viewpoint. Thank you, God Bless…and may the rEVOLution continue forward…

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  3. pitbrand

    People get pissy and some are pissed at Jesse Benton for some of what he says. Jesse is married to one of Paul’s daughters.

    It is somewhat messed up that the Paul campaign has been saying that we can do this and to keep working for the delegates because we can do it and then all of a sudden as the campaign is winning delegates and they say things that sound as if they’re capitulating.

    Jesse says here that people should be respectful, it sounds as if they’re trying to nip any balking voters.

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  4. 21stCenturyEconomy

    YOU ARE FIRED! Jesse Fucking Benton

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  5. solielj

    Where did this “family was threatened” rumor start? That’s not what is happening here. It’s a calculated move by the campaign. It’s called a rope a dope. Let the delegates handle this ok? We know what’s up.

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  6. solielj

    It’s pretty obvious to me that’s what’s happening here. The campaign is trying to give the establishment a false sense of security so they won’t show up to the conventions. They know this won’t effect our numbers at the conventions. Most of the people you see posting stupid comments about how he sold out or whatever, are either trolls or not delegates and have no idea what they’re talking about. Don’t worry about it we know the real deal.

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  7. rivieracar1992

    Even if this is what happened, the movement is much more than Dr Paul. If his family was threatened, so be it. TPTB can’t kill us all. Plus many patriots are ready to fight to the ends and give their lives to save this country. It won’t be the first time nor the last that blood is shed.

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  8. emorganschuster62

    The office of the President has been nothing more than an empty Pinata for years. Congress, where the laws are written, uses the President as an expendable sock puppet, to blame the results of their actions and lack of actions so they can continue their corrupt agendas. Presidential campaigns only distract from issues at the local level. To throw a wrench in the Globalist’s works, vote Constitutionalists into Congress, and screw up their plans once and for all. Now, let’s get to work!

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  9. 806TO713

    People please listen. Jess is on our side and this conference is a strategic move to win! Why do you think Ron Paul is having a money bomb in 2 days? You all know Ron Paul utilizes the campaign money wisely and he absolutely will not waste it. Ron Paul can win if he goes 3rd party, we just need the establishment to get off our backs and let us get delegates. Please thumb this up so people won’t be mislead!

    /watch?v=IU2AvSwzuok

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  10. 806TO713

    Please spread this video. Paul has a strategy and it can work, he can WIN if he runs 3rd party. We need people to understand that the news is saying “Paul quit” and it can help us if the establishment gets off our back, we did say “We know we can’t win but we will still campaign.” By announcing this they will stay off our back while we pile more delegates. Paul has a plan and it definitely CAN work. We need to keep donating though, PLEASE PLEASE keep donating!
    /watch?v=IU2AvSwzuok

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  11. TheLarrySinclair

    We are okay with “disliking” as to the content, we just wanted to get feed back expressing whether our efforts to report fully and without editing or spinning was acceptable.

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  12. sgurkar

    he was just tring to lay low and not piss of the establishment, thats why he kept the option of Ron paul endorsing mitt ronmney on the table, b.c if its off the table, like we know it is, then the repubican party are going to try harder to disenfrachise us

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  13. sgurkar

    but for the rest of the call, he was just tring to lay low and not piss of the establishment, thats why he kept the option of Ron paul endorsing mitt ronmney on the table, b.c if its off the table, like we know it is, then the repubican party are going to try harder to disenfrachise us

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  14. sgurkar

    kay, im not mad at jesse about the mitt endorsing comments or the decorum and all that. What REALLY pissed me off was the fact that he did not mention how the establishment was very corrupt at the OK and AZ conventions and that there was a reason for RP’s supporter’s behaviour.
    HE DID NOT DEFEND THE SUPPORTERS!
    There were two sides to the story, and jesse only reenforced the story the we were disruptive, and not why, because of the blatant fraud.

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  15. rivieracar1992

    I thought that was very interesting. Personnally, I like the fact that many reporters from msm sources took the time to listen and asked good questions. Of course there’s things I didn’t like to hear but it’s pretty clear that the Revolution is being taken more seriously now than before. Go Patriots! Win us some more delegate seats.

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  16. TexTexTex31

    weak. super effing weak. sooooo lame.

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  17. rainboweyed1

    While I didn’t agree with the Romney issues…I think he was just being honest and I really didn’t feel this was a horrible call. Am I missing something?

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  18. TheLarrySinclair

    You are entitled to your opinion, but the audio from this campaign called conference call will not be taken down. Considering how some published only talking points clips in an effort to spin makes us comfortable that we did the right thing. That you would claim the content is ‘questionable’ is confusing considering the content is complete from the beginning to the very end of the conference call with no edits, cuts or manipulations. What is “questionable?”

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  19. ACDCLedZeppelin93

    This is ridiculous. We are not for Romney. Romney is a piece of shit.

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  20. ACDCLedZeppelin93

    What is this shit? Romney is not 200 away!!! He’s only got like 300!!!
    thereal2012delegatecount(dot)com
    Ron Paul needs to audit the campaign, and figure this out because he’s screwing himself in the butt!!!

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  21. dukdiv

    It’s doubtful Jesse Benton is communicating anything here without Ron Paul’s guidance. Firing (or fucking) the messenger wouldn’t change much.
    If you can’t support the nominee, you weren’t really part of the process anyway and will probably never be able to effect any changes to it.

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  22. rainboweyed1

    Thank you for posting! The information is needed. We the people appreciate it!

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  23. 1nav

    i dont believe what im hearing in this conference call……. IS HE SERIOUS? He is just prematurely dismantling this entire thing.

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  24. mainmedic

    Yes but is that is what is happening here? or is there perhaps another reason. Deal with Romney? (God forbid) or was Paul and his family threatened in anyway? Many are saying the time of this announcement after Paul met with Helicopter Ben is more than a coincidence. I sincerely hope this isn’t the case but it wouldn’t be the first time (Ross Perot)

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  25. 1nav

    i think this means that its up to us folks…..do we quit or move forward?

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  26. mainmedic

    Agreed. I shut it off 1/2 way through as well. Benton must be fired!

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  27. 1nav

    relax, you guys did good. its the content that people are disliking. thats how youtube generally works.

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  28. pitbrand

    I disliked the video because of what was said, but I’m very grateful to be able to hear it in full.

    Thank you for sharing. I will “like” in appreciation.

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  29. katman77018

    as far i am concerned, and i know i am unzipping my fly here on youtube, but if ron paul doesn’t do anything, then it is time for some serious civil disobedience. frankly at this point i see no other way. heck we would already be under the boot if america was not so heavily armed.

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  30. 1Dianne1

    I don’t agree that you should have released this and I think you should take it down, yesterday! The internet has provided so much for grassroots supporters and you throw up a horrible audio of a conference call with more than questionable content. Over 36 minutes of a a press conference with Jesse Benton? No Thank You!

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  31. solielj

    “In competitive situations other than boxing, rope-a-dope is used to describe strategies in which one party purposely puts itself in what appears to be a losing position, attempting thereby to become the eventual victor.”

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  32. katman77018

    larry, keep doing what your doing. freedom of speech is a heavy burden sometimes.

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  33. Ralphizm

    I don’t think he would endorse Romney either. In the unlikely event he were, I am still going to either vote third party or write him in. The reality though is that I will never support Romney.

    Plus this election is not the end. We need to defeat this virus that is the current GOP and rebuild the party in the image of the Liberty Movement.

    GOP 2.0

    Ron Paul 2012

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  34. capoman1

    Even after listening for only 3 minutes Benton sounds alienated from Paul saying “there are still things we can do with this campaign, Paul likes talking to young people…”

    Wow man the PR by Benton and Wead were horrible.

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  35. TheLarrySinclair

    We posted the complete unedited audio so that people would listen to it and make their own decisions rather than “summing it up”.

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