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Mitt Romney Booed At NAACP Convention For Saying Hed Repeal Obamacare
Youtube ^ | 7/11/12 | romney

Posted on 07/11/2012 9:01:18 AM PDT by Talkradio03

Mitt Romney was booed today at the NAACP conference in Houston after he promised to repeal president Obama’s health care reform law.

“I’m going to eliminate every non-essential, expensive program I can find, that includes Obamacare, and I’m going to work to reform and save –” Romney said before being interrupted by boos for about 10 seconds. (Video)

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They did the same to Bush
1 posted on 07/11/2012 9:01:26 AM PDT by Talkradio03
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To: Talkradio03

At least he said it.....the PLANTATION owners don’t like the thought, though.


2 posted on 07/11/2012 9:04:53 AM PDT by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: Talkradio03

About as unexpected as next months lousy unemployment report...


3 posted on 07/11/2012 9:05:34 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Talkradio03
Can I ask the dumbest question in the world?

Why do Republicans appear in front of the NAALCP? Why bother? I don't see Libs speaking at the NRA or Heritage. So why do we need to pay them the lip service they don't pay us?

4 posted on 07/11/2012 9:05:42 AM PDT by Braak (The US Military, the real arms inspectors!)
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To: Talkradio03

Race pimps “keepin’ it real”.


5 posted on 07/11/2012 9:06:24 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: Talkradio03

It’s a good thing he didn’t mention EBT cards and not using them for lap dances.


6 posted on 07/11/2012 9:08:17 AM PDT by duckman (Dr Ben Carlson: Vision Not Division.)
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To: bigbob

“About as unexpected as next months lousy unemployment report”.
About as unexpected as next months lousy unexpected unemployment report...


7 posted on 07/11/2012 9:08:50 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Braak
"Why do Republicans appear in front of the NAALCP? Why bother? I don't see Libs speaking at the NRA or Heritage. So why do we need to pay them the lip service they don't pay us?"

Perhaps the opportunity to change a few minds, even at least 1? The way people behave in public, especially around their "peeps" is a lot different then they act when they're not.

Plant a seed and maybe, just maybe, it will grow.

8 posted on 07/11/2012 9:09:53 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Braak
Because they are invited and telling your story and giving your opinion to people diametrically apposed to your philosophy may change one or two or maybe even several percentages of voters minds and that is enough to win the whole shebang.
9 posted on 07/11/2012 9:10:31 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Talkradio03
Romney's got to know his audience - the rest of what he said was well-recieved.
So, you talk about everything else but don't mention ObamaCare - if you're talking to farmers, don't mention cutting farm subsidies, you just talk about other things.
10 posted on 07/11/2012 9:11:26 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Talkradio03

Well, as an EXTREME SKEPTIC of Mittster, walking into the maw of the beast and declaring his opposition to 0bamaRomneyCare is a good step.

I wish he would apologize for his Romney0bamaCare implementation in MA.

But I’ll take this as a good step away from his Socialist past.


11 posted on 07/11/2012 9:11:34 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (Individual Liberty, R.I.P, 6/28/2012)
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To: Braak

He should have handed out a few personal Romney bucks to the crowd. ;-)


12 posted on 07/11/2012 9:11:34 AM PDT by Average Al (Forbidden fruit leads to many jams.)
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To: Braak

“Why do Republicans appear in front of the NAALCP? Why bother? I don’t see Libs speaking at the NRA or Heritage.

WTF is with “Date Night” and sitting across the aisle???

End that horseclinton NOW!


13 posted on 07/11/2012 9:11:34 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: Talkradio03

Water is wet.

The sun is hot.

The NAACP hates Republicans.

Laz would hit it.

Immutable laws of nature, all...not breaking news.


14 posted on 07/11/2012 9:12:22 AM PDT by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: NoGrayZone
I would agree with you if they had the common courtesy to be polite enough to let someone finish a speech.

But what do I know?

15 posted on 07/11/2012 9:13:17 AM PDT by Braak (The US Military, the real arms inspectors!)
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To: NoGrayZone
Tribal behavior, or as Rev Sharpton said: Who is us? And who is them?
16 posted on 07/11/2012 9:13:43 AM PDT by Mikey_1962 (Obama: The Affirmative Action President.)
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To: bigbob

Like any of those bigots would vote for him anyway. Probably the only reason he was invited to speak was so they could boo him.

The only good thing about our future limited access to health care is going to be watching them discover they have to stand in line behind 15 million illegals for half ass care.


17 posted on 07/11/2012 9:14:05 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: Braak

He should stick to his own plantation and let them stick to theirs.


18 posted on 07/11/2012 9:14:27 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Jim from C-Town
Jim,

As much as I respect what you say, I gotta say going because you are invited is rather like calling the lobster dinner at a surf-and-turf the "guest of honor".

19 posted on 07/11/2012 9:15:18 AM PDT by Braak (The US Military, the real arms inspectors!)
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To: Talkradio03

They want Obama’s stash. The NAACP is a front group for socialism. They want what you have......it belongs to them.


20 posted on 07/11/2012 9:15:48 AM PDT by RC2 (Buy American and support the Wounded Warrior Project whenever possible.)
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To: Braak
Why do Republicans appear in front of the NAALCP? Why bother?

Because we are unafraid to speak the truth -- anytime, anywhere and to anyone.

21 posted on 07/11/2012 9:16:55 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: Talkradio03

Racism in America today.
Likely half the people that booed will be getting screwed under Obamacare, but because Obama is half black, these black folks will support things he does even when it hurts them


22 posted on 07/11/2012 9:17:06 AM PDT by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I sign up for the New American Revolution and the Crusades 2012?)
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To: Braak

They cannot be courteous around their “peeps”. It’s just their way.

But I do wonder how many went home with that “seed” planted.


23 posted on 07/11/2012 9:17:26 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Mikey_1962

WE MUCH RESIST!!!!


24 posted on 07/11/2012 9:18:13 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Talkradio03
Black dumacratz ,, too damn dumb to know when their pocket is being picked by a rank amateur .
25 posted on 07/11/2012 9:19:12 AM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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To: Average Al
He should have handed out a few personal Romney bucks to the crowd. ;-)

Are you suggesting that black voters can be bought? Who would have thought?
Should have offered to pay their utility bills....har har

26 posted on 07/11/2012 9:19:15 AM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: Talkradio03

Unlike Obama (a confirmed liar), he told the truth to perspective voters.


27 posted on 07/11/2012 9:19:20 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Braak

It’s clearly not because they expect to change any minds.

My only guess is that if candidates at least go:
1. Their base is reminded just how much the race baiters hate us and how the race industry works.
2. It takes away the leftard argument that your candidate won’t even talk to the darling racist bigots.
3. It reminds those guilt ridden idiots that voted for Hussein the first time to prove they weren’t racist might want to vote for the American this time to prove they aren’t idiots.


28 posted on 07/11/2012 9:19:58 AM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: NoGrayZone

I can’t stand CNN, but I kind of thought Glenn Beck served the public being there than being moved over to FoxNews. He had more of a chance to influence more people that don’t hear the conservative point of view normally.


29 posted on 07/11/2012 9:21:24 AM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Gotta admit, it took guts.


30 posted on 07/11/2012 9:22:36 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Steamburg

An added benefit this time around is that La Raza is seriously ticked that the NAACP is getting a visit and they aren’t


31 posted on 07/11/2012 9:23:18 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: Braak

It is sort of a pro-forma “I’m not a racist” thing. Romney didn’t do it for the NAALCP, he does it for the mush middle who might otherwise wonder if he really is secretly a racist. Just think of the headlines “Romney refuses to speak with Black Civil Rights Organization.”


32 posted on 07/11/2012 9:23:38 AM PDT by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Talkradio03

I thought they said he was too white to speak to the NAALCP. Maybe he’s learned a valuable lesson and will ignore them in the future like President Bush did.


33 posted on 07/11/2012 9:23:50 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Talkradio03

Save that tape for if Barry gets re-elected and black patients start being denied life saving treatments.


34 posted on 07/11/2012 9:25:07 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: MNDude

True point.


35 posted on 07/11/2012 9:25:50 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Braak
The odds of him getting any votes out of that room are miniscule anyway. Not going at all would make him look cowardly, and he'd be accused of not even giving them the dignitiy of an appearance, which would be spun as racism. So, he's gotta go.

And since he's gotta go, and isn't likely to win converts there no matter what, whether they like him or not is immaterial. In fact, taking a public positon when you know you're going to be booed looks like integrity rather than pandering, and that actually may matter to some voters. Plus, the booing will make the news, as will Romney's statement that he wants to repeal ObamaCare. In other words, they gave him free advertising for an important plank of his campaign.

And had he not mentioned ObamaCare at all, they'd have pointed to that omission as cowardice on his part. Really, he played it the only way he could.

36 posted on 07/11/2012 9:26:12 AM PDT by Bruce Campbells Chin
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To: Braak
Well, I have to say that Romney gave a pretty good showing of himself and of the Republican party. He didn't pander and ghe told it like it was. He wil;l eliminate every nonessential expensive Program INCLUDING ObamaCare. Even though he knew he would be booed.

That booing gave him 1 to 2 percentage points among undecideds. The NAACP is NOT a well loved benevolent group among independents. He fearlessly went into the lions den and told them what he would do, regardless if they liked it or not. He didn't pander, which is what everyone always says that he does. Well, he wasn't rude, he wasn’t wishy washy, and he had the guts to tell them that they where sold a bill of goods and they should vote for him.

I was much more impressed with his speech than with McLaim’s and Obama SNUBBED the NAACP sending the well known buffoon and bigot Slow Joe BiteMe!

37 posted on 07/11/2012 9:26:12 AM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Talkradio03

What the hell did he expect?


38 posted on 07/11/2012 9:27:19 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Talkradio03

The way things are these days, if the NAACP booed him, he’s got my vote for sure.


39 posted on 07/11/2012 9:27:45 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: Braak

Strongly disagree: Charlie Wilson of Stinger fame noted that he won his first election because he went to every black church and asked for their vote. There is a REAL conservative, young GOP guy in the Peoria district of IL who did the same thing and won a district 44% black (forget his name) but he said it was the ONLY time a Repub had ever asked for their vote. Did he get all? No, but he got enough to get elected.


40 posted on 07/11/2012 9:28:17 AM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Talkradio03

Whole lot of hiddeness (and sometimes not so well hidden) things on this thread.


41 posted on 07/11/2012 9:28:23 AM PDT by hitchwolf
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To: Braak; cripplecreek

Why do Republicans appear in front of the NAALCP? Why bother? I don’t see Libs speaking at the NRA or Heritage. So why do we need to pay them the lip service they don’t pay us?

______________________________________

Because to do so demonstrates a higher standard. A good American should make the appeal to ALL the people with the hope of correctly informing and engendering more unity. Such a thing would never appeal to Obama, who, per Alinsky, continually seeks to divide.


42 posted on 07/11/2012 9:28:23 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Talkradio03

I do give Romney credit for at least saying this in front of the audience he did. I have no faith that he’ll actually do it if elected, but he did stand up today.


43 posted on 07/11/2012 9:29:17 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: Talkradio03

WHY EVEN GO THERE?

STOP WITH THE POLITE BULL$H!T AND JUST WORK TO DEFEAT THEM


44 posted on 07/11/2012 9:30:02 AM PDT by Mr. K (OBAMA MUST BE STOPPED ROMNEY/GINGRICH)
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To: duckman
"It’s a good thing he didn’t mention EBT cards and not using them for lap dances."

But he should have... the louder he gets booed at NAALCPO the better for us.. show the pubnlic them booing it

45 posted on 07/11/2012 9:31:25 AM PDT by Mr. K (OBAMA MUST BE STOPPED ROMNEY/GINGRICH)
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To: Braak

“Why do Republicans appear in front of the NAALCP? Why bother? I don’t see Libs speaking at the NRA or Heritage. So why do we need to pay them the lip service they don’t pay us?”

Totally agree. All it does is give the liberal MSM something to use to make the GOP look out of touch with the “folks”.


46 posted on 07/11/2012 9:32:21 AM PDT by History Repeats (Drink plenty of TEA, but avoid the Koolaid.)
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To: Talkradio03
Blacks don't vote for Republicans, period.

They vote for PANDERING/WEALTH-REDISTRIBUTORS to keep them on the Plantation (as they have learned for 4 generations; it PAYS to be black, when someone will buy your Vote with Whitey's Money).

SEE TAGLINE

47 posted on 07/11/2012 9:33:21 AM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: Talkradio03

Question: Does the majority of the NAACP members think? Or still, can they think?


48 posted on 07/11/2012 9:34:04 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: NoGrayZone
Here’s a good article by Bryan Preston at PJ Tatler on Governor Romney’s address to the NAACP. He doubtless knew that his promise to get ObamaCare repealed would not go over well but he repeated it anyway, generally in the context of employment. His positions on education and the need for more employment (the Black unemployment rate is 14.4 percent) went over well.
Mitt Romney’s speech played surprisingly well with today’s audience, and may have helped him shed his unfortunate image as a panderer. It certainly raises an interesting question. Given Mitt Romney’s courage to address an audience he could expect to be hostile to his message, when will President Barack Obama show similar courage and clearly explain and defend his policies before, say, a school choice coalition convention or the Conference of Catholic Bishops?
Will Governor Romney get more Black votes than is generally anticipated? With the apparent unhappiness in sectors of the Black population -- even the more rabid sectors -- he well may; he certainly should.
49 posted on 07/11/2012 9:34:18 AM PDT by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: Cincinatus

Because we are unafraid to speak the truth — anytime, anywhere and to anyone.”

Heartily agree. It may very well be the first time some of them have ever heard or been in a position to hear something else other than the MSM and/or BO’s talking points. If Romney can’t stand the heat in this kitchen then he has no business running for any office.


50 posted on 07/11/2012 9:38:45 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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