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Secret Service harrass Ron Paul delegates

Postby spOOky » Fri Sep 05, 2008 3:54 pm

I don't know what to say anymore......

http://www.dailynewscaster.com/2008/09/04/secret-service-confiscates-books-button-from-ron-paul-delegates/
Secret Service confiscates books & buttons from Ron Paul delegates - Updated
September 4th, 2008 | Breaking News, Constitutional Crisis, Minneapolis RNC, Ron Paul

By: D. H. Williams @ 7:29 PM - EST



Today at the Republican National Convention, as the Ron Paul Delegates were taking a picture in front of the model White House inside the Convention Center, they were surrounded by Secret Service which proceeded to search the bags of all the delegates. They took any and everything related to Ron Paul including signs, buttons, videos, slim jims, cards, even books.

Alternate Delegate Dennis Rothacker from Florida said “We were done taking the picture when Secret Service started walking into the room and surrounded us. There were about 30 of them. When they searched my bags they took my Ron Paul sign and turned a deaf ear to my complains, they just walked away.”

Delegate Ron Warner from Fairbanks Alaska added that as he was walking into the convention center today with about 15 Revolution Manifesto books, 20 DVD’s for Delegates, 20 Ron Paul buttons and a handful of other things, we was stopped by security which called on an obviously important higher up, who directed all the materials to be confiscated. She told him, and I quote “You can’t bring that in here, this is Mc Cain territory”

Dennis, Ron and the other delegates report being openly followed by secret service. He says that they had been monitored from the beginning of the convention, but that now they are being shadowed constantly.

There are also reports of delegates being approached by security and told that they will be summarily thrown out if they leave their assigned chair.

Updated: @ 7:37 PM - EST

The alarm was sounded at 6:07 PM - EST when a text message was hurriedly sent from the convention floor by Republican delegate Dennis Rothacker to ‘Boris in Miami’.

“We just had a group shot of all the RP delegates and alternates, the secret service came and started searching everyone and took anything RP related. We got it on video though…”

Updated @ 8:18 PM - EST

Ron Paul delegates report that they have been shadowed by Secret Service since the beginning of the Republican National Convention at the Xcel Center, following the confiscation of their political materials they are now being surveilled openly with an agent assigned to each delegate. When one of the delegates asked if they could retrieve their property after the convention they were told, “No.” not satisfied with that answer the delegate tried to follow the agent to make additional inquiries, he was told this action was causing a disturbance and a security agent was told to stay with him for the rest of the evening. For their safety the Ron Paul delegation have decided to stick together as a group while approaching the media with their story.

Updated @ 9:32 PM - EST

McCain delegates at large have approached Ron Paul delegates throughout the day in attempts to seperate them from their all important delegate credentials. Adam Weigold, delegate from Minnesota, reported he has been approached at least five times by other Republican delegates supporting McCain-Palin who asked him to borrow his pass to go the bathroom. Nathan Hanson (MN) delegate and attorney suspects this is an organized effort by the GOP establishment.

The Ron Paul delegation will be staying at the Xcel Center until the end of the nights events around 11:00 PM - EST.



Updated: @ 1:08 AM - EST

Several Republicans attending the convention have reported to Daily Newscaster mass confiscation of bumper stickers, literature and paper signs such as, “Calling the GOP back to its Roots.” The GOP has put together an organized machine of federal security forces, McCain operatives, delegates, floor monitors and other staff creating an effective political ministry.



Updated: Friday the 5th @ 10:08 AM - EST

The GOP’s left leaning wing known as the neo-conservatives are using extreme measures to put, “Country First.”

Neocon loyalist for McCain are hounding any Republican delegate known to support the conservative priniciples of Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX). Delegates for Ron Paul are being kept silent, if they dare approach one of the microphones it is turned off and any attempt to discuss Ron Paul results in a threat of removal from the convention floor.

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Re: Secret Service harrass Ron Paul delegates

Postby StrongMAD » Fri Sep 05, 2008 7:48 pm

Shocking. Really ridiculous. I also love how "neocon" is left-leaning. If anything it's the extreme right, but ah well, I guess that is left leaning for the repubs ;-)
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Re: Secret Service harrass Ron Paul delegates

Postby Majik » Fri Sep 05, 2008 9:19 pm

Damn scary is what it is. People just don;t see whats going on in this country nowadays.
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Re: Secret Service harrass Ron Paul delegates

Postby Your Hero Jed » Fri Sep 05, 2008 9:27 pm

too busy upsizing my meal. Amazing how spoiled we've become.
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Re: Secret Service harrass Ron Paul delegates

Postby spOOky » Sun Sep 07, 2008 12:55 am

I'd like the two pound burrito with extra cheese and and a 64 ounce coke, hold the freedom.
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Re: Secret Service harrass Ron Paul delegates

Postby Your Hero Jed » Sun Sep 07, 2008 12:19 pm

Exactly. Until the American people are made uncomfortable everything will continue it's downward spiral.
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Re: Secret Service harrass Ron Paul delegates

Postby pesetas » Sun Sep 07, 2008 12:35 pm

I'm pretty uncomfortable at the moment. My belt seems to be digging into my fat sack. More fries please!!!
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Re: Secret Service harrass Ron Paul delegates

Postby Majik » Sun Sep 07, 2008 2:58 pm

Oh hush it up, I'd love to be able to eat an order of fries! :Reddd:
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