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Ron Paul suspends active campaigning

“This campaign is about more than just the 2012 election.”

Texas congressman Ron Paul announced his campaign would “no longer spend resources campaigning in primaries in states that have not yet voted” on Monday, effectively suspending his presidential campaign. 

He still intends to appear at the Republican National Convention in Tampa with the 104 delegates he has won so far, and keep working to secure delegates.  “Our campaign will continue to work in the state convention process.  We will continue to take leadership positions, win delegates, and carry a strong message to the Republican National Convention that Liberty is the way of the future,” Paul’s statement reads.

“This campaign fought hard and won electoral success that the talking heads and pundits never thought possible,” said Paul.  “But, this campaign is also about more than just the 2012 election.  It has been part of a quest I began 40 years ago and that so many have joined.  It is about the campaign for Liberty, which has taken a tremendous leap forward in this election and will continue to grow stronger in the future until we finally win.”

He concluded by hoping that “all supporters of Liberty will remain deeply involved – become delegates, win office, and take leadership positions,” and promising, “I will be right there with you.”

 

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John Hayward began his blogging career as a guest writer at Hot Air under the pen name "Doctor Zero," producing a collection of essays entitled Doctor Zero: Year One. He is a great admirer of free-market thinkers such as Arthur Laffer, Milton Friedman, and Thomas Sowell. He writes both political and cultural commentary, including book and movie reviews. An avid fan of horror and fantasy fiction, he has produced an e-book collection of short horror stories entitled Persistent Dread. John is a former staff writer for Human Events. He is a regular guest on the Rusty Humphries radio show, and has appeared on numerous other local and national radio programs, including G. Gordon Liddy, BattleLine, and Dennis Miller.

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