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Republicans wanna twelve presidential candidate congressman Ron Paul is getting a little help from some unexpected friends.
These are Democrats are -- changing their party affiliation -- Ron Paul when his party's bid to run against the president.
It's a good thing if your doctor Paul it's a bad thing if -- the GOP establishment.
Worried about the libertarian challenge to its agenda.
Here in -- the organizer these blue Republicans Robin turner turner scares me Robin.
Thank you are for what you're doing a welcome here so tell us what are -- Republicans.
Somewhere for heaven's sakes that that phrase come from.
I came from an article that I might I think any a few weeks ago -- I know there's a a number of disaffected.
Obama supporters may be they have been lifelong Democrats may be they were independence the supported Obama.
And many of them voted for Obama because they wanted to undo the damage that they thought the -- -- the Bush Administration had done in terms of obviously the wars that we been fighting in and that is that don't threaten us the -- of civil liberties have been invites rate extension of the Patriot Act and such like.
And also the corporate.
Colony of -- -- -- I should say.
And I think a lot of people who voted for Obama thought that He would reverse some of these transgressions of -- the Republican Party as many in the middle and on the left.
And -- -- -- now we -- -- that a -- isn't just that bush -- -- bush plus if anything or extending the Patriot Act more -- walls.
So -- I think many who voted for bombing good conscience now if they got a really maintain that good conscience and the principles on which they -- if they were principal but it's.
Then they have to become Republican at least we're yet to make sure -- who wins the primary.
Say that He can I don't when the -- Are these the same folks on the same type of folks that we once called Reagan Democrats about thirty years ago.
Who I don't know if they if they switched party affiliation and voted for Ronald Reagan.
In the primaries those it in that year but they certainly openly and notoriously supported in the 1980 and 1984.
Are -- more -- blue collar are -- more ethnic.
Are they not interested in big government and feel abandoned that by the -- Democratic Party.
Yeah that's a good question I think demographically.
That is -- is one pools supporters.
And -- you know I -- -- support is hugely.
Has a huge yet He -- diverse base.
And I don't think the Republicans have any different.
-- is this going are people changing their registration.
And can they do it on the spotter they have to do it sufficiently in advance of the primaries.
So that the various state election officials will except as we feel that they have the right to vote in these Republican primaries.
But that's almost state by state basis right that finally states -- on getting the registration changed Republican in a timely fashion is very important -- than a caucus states.
And does certainly it's possible in some states the -- who can take them just by virtue of the great work that his supporters -- been doing for some years now basically taking control of the precinct officer -- and someone insightful.
So it's -- state by state thing and we're hoping to have a website don't believe Republican dull old saying where we gotta put all that information together.
So that we have a one stop shop for people who want to you know voted for a civil liberty and for peace or and are you -- how you -- that.
Are you Robin targeting any particular states like a Iowa or New Hampshire.
Or South Carolina where the early Republican primaries or caucuses in the case of Iowa will be held.
But really I think this movement is more philosophical one at this stage I think it's -- For people it is -- to different people the makeup -- my mind.
You know what that over the to find out what they need to do any extent I think what ribbons -- what we've been speaking to here is a is a breakdown of the old left right.
Paradigm -- republic rat out of the library users thing is they have assess how this turns out.
Robin -- it's a pleasure thank you for joining us.
Thank you just Ponzi -- he's probably.
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