Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 3 123>
Topic Options
#2924399 - 08/29/12 07:27 AM My Reaction To The GOP Convention
TennesseeRains
TnDeer Old Timer
16 Point


Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 13423
Loc: Hixson,TN

Offline
1) I did notice how Ron Paul didn't get his vote total announced on the podium - not that it mattered in the end.

2) Iowa, I believe, had more delegates for Paul than Romney

3) VERY impressed with Utah's Mia Love

4) EXTREMELY IMPRESSED WITH TED CRUZ from TX!!! No visible teleprompter - and not even a podium to boot!

5) Tried to watch CNN - but that proved futile...FOX was a little better, but I wanted to hear what the speakers said - not just a commentator's opinon of what was said....

So, I just clicked it to CSPAN and watched every speech. Gonna do that again tonight too.


...So, I just loved former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis' speech, although it and all other minority speakers were cut from MSNBC


http://www.c-span.org/
_________________________
I don't always eat meat but when I do I prefer deer. Stay hungry my friends-nbforrest#3

To be fair, we can now blame everything on everything else-Wildcat

A nation of sheep breeds a gov't of wolves

Top
#2924546 - 08/29/12 09:29 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: TennesseeRains]
de novo
10 Point


Registered: 07/21/08
Posts: 4031
Loc: Middle TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: TennesseeRains
1) I did notice how Ron Paul didn't get his vote total announced on the podium - not that it mattered in the end.

2) Iowa, I believe, had more delegates for Paul than Romney



His official delegate count will be around 190; however, in an effort to give the appearance of GOP unity they [the GOP leadership] changed the rules at the end instead of letting the process play out as it was written.


As the roll call of states commenced, several states listed votes for both Romney and Paul. When repeating back the count, those at the podium cited only the Romney votes.



http://www.latimes.com/news/politics/la-...0,3246451.story

As the New York Times wrote yesterday,

Delegates from Nevada tried to nominate Mr. Paul from the floor, submitting petitions from their own state as well as Minnesota, Maine, Iowa, Oregon, Alaska and the Virgin Islands. That should have done the trick: Rules require signatures from just five states. But the party changed the rules on the spot. Henceforth, delegates must gather petitions from eight states.
_________________________
“Reality is what continues to exist whether you believe in it or not.” 

“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.”

Top
#2924599 - 08/29/12 10:08 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: de novo]
TennesseeRains
TnDeer Old Timer
16 Point


Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 13423
Loc: Hixson,TN

Offline
THAT'S why when one state's spokesperson - I can't remember which one of the 57 states it was - said something to the effect of 'where we count delegates based upon the prior agreed up rules' or something.
_________________________
I don't always eat meat but when I do I prefer deer. Stay hungry my friends-nbforrest#3

To be fair, we can now blame everything on everything else-Wildcat

A nation of sheep breeds a gov't of wolves

Top
#2924727 - 08/29/12 11:50 AM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: TennesseeRains]
Pic IN the Casa
14 Point


Registered: 03/18/11
Posts: 9531
Loc: TN

content Online
MSNBC showed NONE of the minorities speeches last night.
_________________________
Tolerance now means OBEY!!!!


Top
#2925333 - 08/29/12 06:36 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
de novo
10 Point


Registered: 07/21/08
Posts: 4031
Loc: Middle TN

Offline
Wednesday night is off to a good start, IMO, with Rand Paul's speech!
_________________________
“Reality is what continues to exist whether you believe in it or not.” 

“The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.”

Top
#2925368 - 08/29/12 07:03 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
Crappie Luck Moderator
Non-Typical


Registered: 01/29/03
Posts: 61010
Loc: Smith Co.

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Pic IN the Casa
MSNBC showed NONE of the minorities speeches last night.


"MSNBC hates black people and hispanics. That is why none work at MSNBC and they even refuse to show them give speeches"

Why can't the GOP play THAT game?
_________________________
"To find out who your real rulers are, simply look to those whom you CANNOT criticize..."
--Voltaire

Top
#2925399 - 08/29/12 07:29 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Crappie Luck]
TennesseeRains
TnDeer Old Timer
16 Point


Registered: 11/21/01
Posts: 13423
Loc: Hixson,TN

Offline
Yep. Rand Paul did good.
_________________________
I don't always eat meat but when I do I prefer deer. Stay hungry my friends-nbforrest#3

To be fair, we can now blame everything on everything else-Wildcat

A nation of sheep breeds a gov't of wolves

Top
#2925606 - 08/29/12 08:59 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Pic IN the Casa]
Phil1979
12 Point


Registered: 11/05/11
Posts: 5339
Loc: Arlington, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: Pic IN the Casa
MSNBC showed NONE of the minorities speeches last night.


Amazing

Top
#2925646 - 08/29/12 09:18 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: Phil1979]
FLTENNHUNTER1
16 Point


Registered: 11/21/07
Posts: 16214
Loc: Tampa FL

Offline
Condi Rice's speech was fabulous.
_________________________
The Second Amendment - George Washington didn't use free speech to defeat the British, he shot them.
"If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace." - Thomas Paine





Top
#2925649 - 08/29/12 09:19 PM Re: My Reaction To The GOP Convention [Re: FLTENNHUNTER1]
Phil1979
12 Point


Registered: 11/05/11
Posts: 5339
Loc: Arlington, TN

Offline
 Originally Posted By: FLTENNHUNTER1
Condi Rice's speech was fabulous.


Yes it was.

Top
Page 1 of 3 123>


Moderator:  Crappie Luck, Tennessee Todd, RUGER, Unicam, stretch, Cuttin Caller, Bobby G, Kimber45 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105517
RUGER
87001
Deer Assassin
65406
BSK
61010
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
Mik475, AaronB, Bad Wolf, jw3783, Jesse91
13279 Registered Users
Who's Online
106 registered (gecko7, WGK, hillbill, BlountArrow, hunter45, iowavf, 14 invisible) and 148 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13279 Members
42 Forums
93164 Topics
1089018 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
September
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.381 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.