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NEW GALLUP POLL: NUTJOB RON PAUL ONLY GETS 7% OF THE TEA PARTY VOTE (Newt @47%)
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Posted on 12/12/2011 6:13:52 AM PST by mnehring

In other words, 93% of tea party members wisely reject this anti semitic loser as a presidential candidate.

Republican Presidential Nomination Preferences, by Ideology and Tea Party Support. (Based on Republican and Republican-leaning independents who are registered to vote)

TEA PARTY SUPPORTER %:

Newt Gingrich 47% Mitt Romney 17% Michele Bachmann 8% Rick Perry 7% Ron Paul 7% Rick Santorum 4% Jon Huntsman <1% Other/Any/None 11%

Gallup Daily Tracking. Dec 1-5, 2011

http://www.gallup.com/poll/151355/Gingrich-Romney-Among-GOP-Voters-Nationwide.aspx

In fact, Tea Party Fort Lauderdale, America’s longest running tea party, recently held a straw poll for it’s members asking for our choice of candidate as POTUS, and also the man or woman we thought would make the worst president. And unlike the usual straw polls that the delusional paulbots spam up, this poll was only open to actual group members.

And our straw poll numbers validated the Gallup poll numbers. Ron Paul finished with Jon Huntsman as THE ONLY TWO PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES to pull in less than 5% support from our group. However, the left wing cancer that Paul spreads was not appreciated by our conservative members as career politican Paul overwhelmingly won as the candidate we least wanted to see as president, winning that dubious honor by a huge margin over our second place loser(Huntsman).

Tea Party Fort Lauderdale Presidential Straw Poll

The question was asked;

Who would you least like to receive the Republican nomination to run against Barack Obama?

1st Place

Ron Paul 38%

Jon Huntsman 16%

Mitt Romney 13.5%

Rick Perry 12.5%

Undecided 9.5%

331 people participated in this straw poll that ran from 10/13 – 10/21

Tea Party Fort Lauderdale, America’s Longest Running Tea Party www.TeaPartyFortLauderdale.com

These numbers also fall in line with Wrong Paul’s performance in the last presidential elections. As I recall, he won a bunch of straw and internet polls. And his delusional paulbot followers claimed this represented reality. Of course, us sane people knew that he had no real life political support. And that was proven in the 2008 when the nutjob only got 5% of the primary vote. That means 19 OUT OF 20 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY VOTERS REJECTED HIM AS A PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE LAST ELECTION!!!

And of course his followers are the dirtbags of society. Conspiracy loons, anti war leftists, and anti semites. That is why the Republican Jewish Coalition banned him and his paulbots from the presidential debate they moderated. And that is why most sites, including this one, have policies banning paulbots. I say they are a cancer to the conservative movement and we should treat them like lepers and shun them.


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: galluppoll; galvestonsnoopy; rino; ronpaul

1 posted on 12/12/2011 6:13:56 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring

No surprise there. The TEA Party isn’t exclusively focused on ONLY fiscal issues. There’s also a desire to have a strong America that can project its power worldwide. That’s where it departs from Wrong Paul.


2 posted on 12/12/2011 6:18:39 AM PST by ScottinVA (I miss America.)
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To: mnehring

3 posted on 12/12/2011 6:19:57 AM PST by humblegunner (The kinder, gentler version...)
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To: ScottinVA

Even on fiscal issues, most know Paul doesn’t have the capability to do more than talk. He has shown that this year when given the perfect opportunity to do something in his role of the chairman of the committee on monetary policy and he has done jack and squat.


4 posted on 12/12/2011 6:21:47 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring
Ron Paul is 100% pure, unalloyed poison!
5 posted on 12/12/2011 6:23:42 AM PST by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: mnehring

No fan of Paul but the top two tells me that the tea party has been fully co-opted into the GOP.


6 posted on 12/12/2011 6:26:04 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: ScottinVA

I think it has more to do with that 93% actually being sane.


7 posted on 12/12/2011 6:26:42 AM PST by Sudetenland (Anybody but Obama!!!!)
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To: mnehring
Democrats tolerate crackpots.

Republicans don't.

8 posted on 12/12/2011 6:27:04 AM PST by THX 1138 ("Harry, I have a gift.")
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To: cripplecreek

It is about victory without going too far over the deep end at this point.


9 posted on 12/12/2011 6:30:13 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring

This is why I’ve been saying all along that a Rupaul independent candidacy poses little or no threat to us. It is Trump we need to worry about.


10 posted on 12/12/2011 6:35:11 AM PST by rhinohunter (Not voting for RINO Romney...no way...no how)
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To: mnehring

Whatever it takes to convince yourself I guess but it won’t change the reality.


11 posted on 12/12/2011 6:35:40 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: mnehring
It's not right to call Ron Paul a nutjob.

Instead, he should be called a traitor, for his remarks on the Bush folks after 911.

12 posted on 12/12/2011 6:36:04 AM PST by HereInTheHeartland (I love how the FR spellchecker doesn't recognize the word "Obama")
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To: mnehring
If I recall correctly, TEA Party members turned out en masse in Washington to protest federal involvement in our health insurance market.

And now these same TEA Party members are throwing their support towards someone who is promoting his own ideas for federal involvement in our health insurance market? I don't believe it.

If TEA Party members opposed ObamaCare, then they should be opposing GingrichCare as well.

13 posted on 12/12/2011 6:43:47 AM PST by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: mnehring
That is an accurate observation of Newt Gingrich's popularity. It isn't that a plurality of Tea Party supporters are in love with Gingrich. It's a fear that the other declared candidates would give Obama reelection.

I don't know if a Republican nominee can win solely based upon being an opponent to Obama. It seems to me that our nominee will have to generate support of his own, regardless of who his opponent is.

Still undecided, I can't help but feel that Gingrich's support is fairly shallow (at this point), and that could change. It's up to him to continue to try to earn my support.

14 posted on 12/12/2011 6:45:52 AM PST by Rational Thought
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To: Hoodat

The ONLY balanced budget in our lifetime FOUR tIMES!

The only entitlement reform In owr lifetime.

The return of the Conservative majority in over 40 years.

That’s what T.P.errs are voting for.


15 posted on 12/12/2011 6:49:57 AM PST by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: Reagan69

The last time the budget was balanced was in 1969. Did Newt do that? If Newt is our candidate, then come October, all the TEA Party folks will get that same sinking feeling they got four years prior when John McCain was dropping like a stone. We have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get an actual conservative in office. Let’s not throw that away by nominating ‘government-is-the-answer’ Gingrich.


16 posted on 12/12/2011 6:54:57 AM PST by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: Hoodat

Assuming that Gingrich isn’t a total repudiation of the tea party, the fact that Romney is supposedly our second choice should raise some serious questions about this poll in itself.


17 posted on 12/12/2011 6:56:41 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: THX 1138
Democrats tolerate crackpots. Republicans don't.

This sums it up pretty nicely. Ron Paul's positions include:

You see more Ron Paul signs at OWS & Code Pink rallys than at Tea Party rallys.

Ron Paul is a capital-L libertarian. The vast majority of Tea Partiers are Reagan-conservatives.

It would behove us to make a list of differences between capital-L Libertarians and Reagan-conservatives.

18 posted on 12/12/2011 7:13:04 AM PST by Brookhaven
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To: THX 1138

Now is not the time for a Libertarian like Ron Paul—He’s in the wrong Party—his act may play well in parts of Texas but it will not work nationally. Only a handful of the GOP would back him.


19 posted on 12/12/2011 7:33:26 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

I’m thinking more along the lines of nutjob traitor. :)


20 posted on 12/12/2011 7:36:16 AM PST by Sudetenland (Anybody but Obama!!!!)
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To: mnehring

But...but...but... the Paul cult claim that their nutcase candidate is Tea Party. LOL

Patriotic Tea Party people don’t agree with bizarre comments like:
“Just think of what happened after 9/11. Immediately before there was any assessment there was glee in the administration because now we can invade Iraq,” Ron Paul Dec 8, 2011


21 posted on 12/12/2011 7:39:07 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Rational Thought
I don't think you understand the tea party at all. The tea party is attracted to Newt because he offers a candidacy based on more than simplistic slogans and wind-vane solutions.

When Newt talks, it is clear that he fully understands the subject about which he is speaking. It is clear that he has spent the time necessary to study the problem from all sides, understand the causes of the problem, and come up with one well thought out solution. It may not be the only solution or even the best solution, but it is based in solid, rational evaluation and study. It is also clear that he is not wedded to any one solution and is open to better ideas if anyone has such to offer.

Newt is a refreshing change from candidates who think in sound bytes and have only a cursory knowledge of our history and the complexity of the problems we face.

That is the basis of his growing support.

As PALIN SMITH said on another thread, Newt is "a man who might be more comfortable at Independence Hall." None of the others come close.
22 posted on 12/12/2011 7:46:12 AM PST by Sudetenland (Anybody but Obama!!!!)
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To: mnehring

The traitor paul blamed America for 9-11-01 even obama hasnt done that Yet, thats shows how despicable paul is.
That being said he does make for some funny threads


23 posted on 12/12/2011 7:46:49 AM PST by italianquaker ( Mr Obama inherited an AAA rating and made it AA, thnx Resident Zero)
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To: Proud2BeRight
What is overlooked is he doubled down on that statement in the same speech with:
"The PATRIOT Act was written many, many years before 9/11," (The attacks) "provided an opportunity for some people to do what they wanted to do..."
24 posted on 12/12/2011 7:47:33 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Rational Thought
I should have also added that I believe you are right. Newt's support is probably shallow (though I think it is beginning to deepen) as it should be. I do not believe that any careful, rational person should become to closely attached to any one candidate too early. I think that has been one of the most glaring problems to become evident in the early debates and on this forum.

I will make my final decision as to whom I give my support when I believe I am well enough informed to make an informed decision. . . not one second before.
25 posted on 12/12/2011 7:50:27 AM PST by Sudetenland (Anybody but Obama!!!!)
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To: mnehring

“What is overlooked is he doubled down on that statement in the same speech...”

Thanks, I had not seen that. Maybe he has Alex Jones as a top advisor. Beware of the Illuminati and chemtrails.


26 posted on 12/12/2011 8:08:45 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: mnehring

Mitt’s superb “ground game” will easily make up his 30% deficit.

/ RINO


27 posted on 12/12/2011 8:17:20 AM PST by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: THX 1138
Democrats tolerate crackpots. Republicans don't.

I have two words for you: John McCain

28 posted on 12/12/2011 8:23:50 AM PST by Hoodat (Because they do not change, Therefore they do not fear God. -Psalm 55:19-)
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To: Sudetenland
No doubt he is one of the brightest of the bunch and an excellent debater. The problems I still have with Gingrich are some of his past statements and positions and even a couple of current statements. His illegal immigration statement troubled me as his did his defense of his past position on man made global warming. But, most notable was his slamming of the Tea Party in his endorsement of Dede Scozzafava. To me, this screamed of “establishment Republican” and was very similar to some other “Republicans” who blasted the Tea Party over Mike Castle's defeat.

I guess I'm still skeptical of who Gingrich truly is and will remain undecided (on him) until he puts my suspicions to rest. Perhaps if I weren't a Tea Party supporter I would fall in line with the plurality.

My biggest fear is that should Gingrich win the nomination, he will run to the left and antagonize Conservatives. Should that happen, much like John McCain, we could be looking at four more years (at least) of Obama.

29 posted on 12/12/2011 8:28:49 AM PST by Rational Thought
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To: mnehring

Lol second place for Romney with 17%.
How can they support candidates who were for the bailout, and individual mandates is beyond me.
How can they trust the first speaker punished for house ethic violations and who cheated his first 2 wives.


30 posted on 12/12/2011 9:07:27 AM PST by Gall
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To: ChenangoShooter.308
He is the only one I trust to battle the Banksters.

Then he should be now. He has the perfect job now to do that, Chairman of the House Monetary Policy Committee. When the Republicans took the house, there was cheering from the Paul fan camp that he would get that job saying, see, he will be the Fed's nightmare and prove he isn't just talk. Guess what he has done? Jack and Squat. In his committee chair role, he has one of the most powerful positions to do something. He can issue subpoenas, call witnesses, start investigations, and more. Instead, he hasn't done anything. He called for one hearing in which, instead of making an impact, he called two people up who had nothing to do with it, one guy who wrote a book on Lincoln and succession and a blogger. He ended up canceling the meeting prior. He has skipped another meeting to attend a pro-pot rally.

Basically, Ron Paul has had the perfect opportunity to show real leadership on this issue over the past year and he has failed. He has shown he is like most other old career politicians, he has a pet issue he likes to talk about and raise money on but when it comes to actually fixing it, he is unwilling lest the issue be taken away from him raising more money off it.

32 posted on 12/12/2011 11:37:27 AM PST by mnehring
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To: ChenangoShooter.308

Here you go... here is the most Paul has accomplished as head of the committee that has oversight over the Fed.

http://www.redstate.com/thejoyofreason/2011/02/08/ron-paul-time-to-take-away-those-committee-assignments/

If that doesn’t prove that Paul is a fraud on economic issues, nothing else will.


33 posted on 12/12/2011 11:42:57 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring
Oh my God, this blogger has some major diarrhea of the mouth. Check it...

http://www.redstate.com/users/mikeymike143/

Can you say obsessed?

34 posted on 12/12/2011 6:43:49 PM PST by jmc813
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To: humblegunner

Jar Jar was a Liberaltarian?!

Well, that explains why the Phantom Menace sucked so much...

Gotta tell ya, I never get tired of this pic! I must have seen it a gazillion times and it always makes me laugh!

:)


35 posted on 12/12/2011 9:05:10 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (NO COMPROMISE! NO RETREAT! NO SURRENDER! I AM A CONSERVATIVE! CASE CLOSED!)
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To: mnehring; All

“Tea Party Fort Lauderdale Presidential Straw Poll

The question was asked;

Who would you least like to receive the Republican nomination to run against Barack Obama?

1st Place

Ron Paul 38%

Jon Huntsman 16%

Mitt Romney 13.5%

Rick Perry 12.5%

Undecided 9.5%

331 people participated in this straw poll that ran from 10/13 – 10/21”

As someone who has been to Ft. Lauderdale Tea Party events,(I live about 20 minutes away from Ft. Lauderdale) I can back this claim up. Not once did I see a Ron Paul sign. Not once.

PS-—Most folks who live in the Ft. Lauderdale/Miami area think the Herald isn’t fit to wrap fish in.


36 posted on 12/12/2011 9:16:25 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (NO COMPROMISE! NO RETREAT! NO SURRENDER! I AM A CONSERVATIVE! CASE CLOSED!)
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To: mnehring; All

Ummmmm.......

Please disregard this line from my last post:

“PS-—Most folks who live in the Ft. Lauderdale/Miami area think the Herald isn’t fit to wrap fish in.”

While the Miami Herald IS a liberal rag that is worthy of only scorn and mockery, this comment has nothing to do with this thread.

*sigh*

Stupid stroke.....

:(


37 posted on 12/12/2011 9:25:17 PM PST by Absolutely Nobama (NO COMPROMISE! NO RETREAT! NO SURRENDER! I AM A CONSERVATIVE! CASE CLOSED!)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks mnehring.
38 posted on 12/14/2011 11:42:16 AM PST by SunkenCiv (Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! May 2013 be even Happier!)
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