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Romney Steps on a Duck in NAACP Speech (Romney Puts Sexual Orientation on Par with Race, Creed)
Conservative Hq ^ | 12 Jul 12 | CHQ Staff

Posted on 07/12/2012 7:10:54 AM PDT by xzins

It seems every time presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney gets conservatives looking his way, he does something to turn them off and remind them that one of the greatest concerns they had about him during the primary season was his soft record on the conservative social agenda.

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Romney’s speech to the NAACP was an otherwise unremarkable repetition of his standard campaign pitch until he got to this line, ... “…I hope to represent all Americans, of every race, creed and sexual orientation. From the poorest to the richest and everyone in between."

Of course, the President represents “all Americans,” but by including sexual orientation along with race and creed, Governor Romney undid a lot of the goodwill ...

Governor Romney and his inexperienced establishment Republican staff apparently failed to notice that by putting sexual orientation on the same plane as race and religion, Romney just undercut the rational and philosophical basis for opposition to same sex marriage. It also played right into the hands of supporters of the radical homosexual agenda.

Since Governor Romney and his speechwriters apparently haven’t figured this out, we will clarify it for them: social conservatives do not believe sexual orientation creates the same kind of constitutional rights that forbid discrimination based on race or religion.

That’s why we support the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), for example, and why social conservatives lead support for marriage amendments ...

By pandering to those who want to give sexual orientation the same status under the Constitution as race and religion enjoy, Mitt Romney put many social conservatives back on the sidelines of the presidential campaign, wondering whether what he said at Liberty University is what he really believes -- or if he was just pandering to us, too.

(Excerpt) Read more at conservativehq.com ...


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To: entropy12

Don’t be stupid. Oh, wait, I forgot, you’ll support any RINO the GOPe serves up, just like you did with Dole, and McCain, and Bush 1 and 2.


51 posted on 07/12/2012 7:58:46 AM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: G Larry
...wasting your time.

I've stopped arguing with them.

They are more concerned with defeating Romney than Obama.

They actually want another 4 years of Obama. ...it amazes me.

52 posted on 07/12/2012 8:00:45 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: All
I have asked for this information before & never got an answeer- so I'll try again.'

Is it still possible to have a brokered convention?

53 posted on 07/12/2012 8:05:47 AM PDT by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: Slump Tester

We’ll be far better off with Mittens? No, Mittens is more dangerous because people won’t resist his subtlely Obama-like policies the way they would Obama’s. All you will be getting is Obama repackaged.

It doesn’t matter though. Conservatives and the rest of the people are so addicted to their welfare programs, and are so afraid to oppose, or often they even support, various highly destructive forms of social liberalism, that within 10 years the bus will be over the cliff. Romney won’t make any material difference. If it weren’t for the Euro being in crisis, our 10 year bond rates would be over 7%. For the economically illiterate on FR, that would mean it’s all over. At that point you will be looking at some combination of martial law and civil war.

So, go waive your Romney pom poms just like you did the Dole, McCain, and Bush 1 and 2 pom poms and feel good about yourself. If Romney wins, you’ll get screwed. It’ll just be the GOPe’s guy rather than Obama. Perhaps that makes all the difference for people like you.


54 posted on 07/12/2012 8:12:33 AM PDT by achilles2000 ("I'll agree to save the whales as long as we can deport the liberals")
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To: xzins

Where are all the Romney lovers now???? Man those Romney fans are disgusting group. I can’t wait until Romney wins and I have to remind them every day what an idiot they elected. It is going to be a miserable four years.


55 posted on 07/12/2012 8:13:30 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: xzins

Why can’t EVERY dang conservative vote for Vigil Goode like I am?????? He would win if we have 40 percent of the vote like people supposedly say we do. Why are we going to vote the twin brother of Obama????? This is so stupid I can’t tell you.


56 posted on 07/12/2012 8:15:01 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: G Larry

Oh Good!
Another liberal on Free Republic.
G. Larry at least pretend that you are conservative.


57 posted on 07/12/2012 8:17:48 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Williams
he (Romney) OPPOSES the agenda of the left

In what universe have you been living?

Romney supports the homosexual agenda, abortion, man made global warming, government mandates, government health care, gun grabs, higher taxes IE those 1%ers, just to name a few LEFT agenda items.

58 posted on 07/12/2012 8:20:14 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: xzins

I see, If there’s any part of Romney’s agenda I don’t support then I’m required to take action that maintains Obama in office?

Nice thinking!

The only motive for you position is anti-Mormon bigotry.

Come on, admit it!


59 posted on 07/12/2012 8:20:14 AM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: Boogieman

I see, If there’s any part of Romney’s agenda I don’t support then I’m required to take action that maintains Obama in office?

Nice thinking!

The only motive for you position is anti-Mormon bigotry.

Come on, admit it!


60 posted on 07/12/2012 8:21:20 AM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: LADY J
>”Is it still possible to have a brokered convention?”<

Yes, if Romney has a Heart Attack, Stroke or is diagnosed with Stage Four Cancer in the next four weeks or so.

Kidney Failure might do it as well.

Other than that, you play the hand you were dealt.

In keeping with my new Policy of staying away from the “Obama is the same as Romney” Threads and only discussing Cars, Dogs, Guns or Kittens, VROOM, BARK, BANG, MEOW.

61 posted on 07/12/2012 8:21:39 AM PDT by Kickass Conservative (Godfathercare, either your Freedom or your Money will be on that Insurance Policy.)
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To: svcw

“If one does not support Romney, is no way the same as supporting BHO”

Welcome to logic 101!

The ONLY outcome from NOT supporting Romney, is to effectively provide support for Obama.

There are no other possible outcomes on the table!


62 posted on 07/12/2012 8:24:09 AM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: TexasCajun
They actually want another 4 years of Obama. ...it amazes me.

No, what is actually amazing is that RomneyBL don't know his record and accept the GOPe candidate as some sort of "savior".

No, what is a amazing is that RomneyBL are so devoid of reason, they actually beleive someone who opposes Romney is a supporter of BHO, rather than realizing that people who oppose Romney are opposing liberalism.

63 posted on 07/12/2012 8:25:14 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: TexasCajun

Anti-Mormon bigotry runs very deep!

They pretend that Obama won’t destroy America and there will be a future opportunity the elect a “true conservative”.


64 posted on 07/12/2012 8:29:17 AM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: TexasCajun

They actually want another 4 years of Obama. ...it amazes me.

No actually you Romney lovers are just replacing liberal with liberals. We conservatives want a CONSERVATIVE and that right now is Virgil Goode who could win if all 40 percent conservatives voted for the guy....But you liberals want Romney. No sale!!!! Conservative or bust!!!!


65 posted on 07/12/2012 8:29:17 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: xzins
... one of the greatest concerns they had about [Romney] during the primary season was his soft record on the conservative social agenda.

"Soft record"?

"Soft" record???

WHAT record "on the conservative social agenda"? He doesn't even have one! Soft my ass -- try nonexistent.

66 posted on 07/12/2012 8:29:52 AM PDT by Finny (A deal with the devil is ALWAYS a losing proposition. Voting for Romney to avoid Obama is just that.)
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To: G Larry

“I see, If there’s any part of Romney’s agenda I don’t support then I’m required to take action that maintains Obama in office?”

Nobody’s required to do anything. You’re not required to be an asshat towards other FReepers, but you choose to do so anyways. Isn’t freedom grand?

“The only motive for you position is anti-Mormon bigotry.

Come on, admit it!”

Sorry, but that statement says a lot more about the motives for your position than it does for mine. What it says is that you are motivated by the same identity politics as the liberals who played the race card to silence Obama critics.


67 posted on 07/12/2012 8:30:43 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: G Larry

If I do not vote for Romney that does not give a vote to BHO or whoever.
If I do not vote for BHO that does not give a vote to Romney or whoever.
It I do not vote for whoever that does not give a vote to Romney or BHO.
That is logic 101, welcome to class.
If you choose to be a RomneyBL, be my guest, I will not vote for anyone who has a record of governing as a liberal and espousing liberalism, whether they call themselves an R or D.


68 posted on 07/12/2012 8:31:02 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: napscoordinator

“Conservative or bust!”

You make our point!

You don’t give a damn if Obama destroys America!


69 posted on 07/12/2012 8:32:08 AM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: entropy12

“Oh, so there is some other person from other party than GOP who will defeat the radical socialist from Chicago in 2012?”

That’s irrelevant. There’s no need to call people “Obama supporters” if they aren’t going to vote for Romney. It’s childish and serves no purpose, since you won’t convince anyone to vote for Romney with that argument anyways. Insulting people is not a valid method to win their support.


70 posted on 07/12/2012 8:34:43 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: G Larry; svcw; SoConPubbie; cripplecreek
The ONLY outcome from NOT supporting Romney, is to effectively provide support for Obama.

In a 3 way war, it is possible that Army 2 might benefit when Army 1 is attacked by Army 3, but that is not the same as Army 3 supporting Army 2.

On other threads, Romney might benefit when we attack Obama. (Except when we attack the homosexual agenda, which causes Romney chagrin.)

I call liberals for what they are. Unlike CINOs, I don't have to lie about liberal positions taken by any candidate.

71 posted on 07/12/2012 8:44:26 AM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: G Larry; napscoordinator

And you make our point, your obamahysteria is coloring your vision or you really like liberalism.
We are here because conservatives were convinced, lied to, whatever you want to say.......
really next time we promise a conservative will be nominated....
come on just one more time.......
compromise your conservative principles........
and here we are a liberal running against a liberal.
It’s like those old jokes:
I promise the check is in the mail
I promise........(I am not swallowing that again)


72 posted on 07/12/2012 8:50:47 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: xzins

All this rage - considering it’s more likely by the day that El pResidente will just call the election off. /sig


73 posted on 07/12/2012 8:53:32 AM PDT by mykroar (October race riots bring November martial law.)
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To: Finny

LOL!

Isn’t it amazing how powerful Principle can be?
It incites the barking dogs to go apoplectic at the thought of standing up to tyranny.


74 posted on 07/12/2012 8:54:00 AM PDT by b9 (Free Republic ~ the backbone of Conservatism, never soft on tyranny)
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To: xzins; All
Just weeks ago, Romney came out in favor of Gay Couples, and believe it or not said that at the state level Gays should be allowed to adopt children.

Which is a euphemism for "The state should be allowed to force adoption agencies to accommodate homosexual couples who want to adopt kids." That's what happened in Massachusetts, and after 109 years, Catholic adoption charities closed their doors rather than relinquish the precious, innocent children entrusted to them to oblige this depraved social engineering.

Voting for that is a bad idea, and that's what a vote "against" Obama is a vote FOR because that is Romney's philosophy in principle and practice.

I'm voting to make sure that if this bastard wins, he will be denied a mandate, because if Romney wins in a landslide, the consequences would be horrific; he and the GOPe and Moderate Republicans and progressives and the MSM would GUARANTEED define it as a popular mandate for Romney's "progressive style of governing." It's all about Obama now, but in 2013 and 2014, it would be all about Romney. ABOers, you would not be voting "against" Obama, you would be voting FOR Romney. Who and what you voted FOR is all that would count in the years ahead.

Stand and fight. Vote to deny either winner, Obama or Romney, a mandate. Your vote for a third party candidate will serve to weaken the mandate of EITHER ONE that wins. If you decline to vote at the top of the ticket, your lack of vote will increase the relative proportion of votes for the winner in terms of percentage of the vote split.

Is voting for a plurality split to deny a mandate to the winner risky? Yep, but consider this: Obama is in trouble with his supporters, he is polling low, many who voted for him last time are disillusioned, and it's likely he would be denied even 50% of the vote. Of ALL YEARS to forfeit your voice in influencing whether the Dem or Rep wins and exchanging it for the ability to force whichever guy wins into a plurality so he lacks a popular mandate, this is the year. Obama is as weak as Romney in terms of support. LET'S TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THAT and DENY a mandate to either one of these depraved and dangerous assclowns.

Pray for a plurality, vote for a plurality. Vote third party at the top of the ticket.

75 posted on 07/12/2012 8:55:13 AM PDT by Finny (A deal with the devil is ALWAYS a losing proposition. Voting for Romney to avoid Obama is just that.)
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To: achilles2000

“Just another reason not to vote for Mittens”

Yep, just another reason to let Obama have four more years.


76 posted on 07/12/2012 8:56:27 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: svcw

“hysteria”??

Given Obama’s disregard for Constitutional constraints before the election, what do you think he’ll do afterward?

You’re promoting this Romney fear mongering, as though he would act unchecked.

THAT is the “hysteria” in this thread.

You deserve your fate, as you have earned it.


77 posted on 07/12/2012 8:56:41 AM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: G Larry

Your post makes zero sense.
I do not support liberalism, you on the other appear to do so.
Your fear of BHO is apparently allowing you to ignore Romney’s liberal record, to possibly rid the country of BHO.
Your fear of BHO is coloring your view that there maybe other out comes to this election than liberalism.
The only hysterical people on FR are those who are RomneyBL, trumpeting him (with out cause) over BHO.
Your fear of BHO is coloring your view of those of us who choose not support liberalism.
I will not support liberalism - it is that simple.
You have apparently chosen to support liberalism and are free to do so.
You see I am not in fear, it is not how I live my life.
So you have a good day wallowing in abject fear/hysteria of BHO to the point you are voting for a liberal.


78 posted on 07/12/2012 9:15:36 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: G Larry; xzins
Why do you pretend the most important task in front of us isn’t getting rid of Obama?

G Larry, why do you pretend that voting for Romney isn't voting wholesale for the liberal agenda to "lead" the Repbulican party?

There's only one way to vote for government tyranny, and in 2012, the Republican and Democrat parties have made sure that you're guaranteed to vote for it no matter which party you choose. Larry, Obama is A SYMPTOM, not a cause.

Our votes COUNT. I will use mine to deny a mandate to the government tyrant who wins, and I'll do that by voting third party to count toward a plurality split to weaken the winner. It is the ONLY calculated way to use my vote to best effect.

You, in the meantime, are willing to vote FOR government tyranny and risking giving it a popular mandate, because you are so afraid of risking a confrontation with a nationally despised Obama who would very likely lack any kind of mandate and would very likely face a MUCH empowered Conservative Congress.

Fear almost always provokes bad choices. Fear is how tyrants manipulate their enemies, and has been since the beginning of man.

Fear is the only thing that fuels ABO. There's a message in there.

79 posted on 07/12/2012 9:19:18 AM PDT by Finny (A deal with the devil is ALWAYS a losing proposition. Voting for Romney to avoid Obama is just that.)
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To: napscoordinator
"Why can’t EVERY dang conservative vote for Vigil Goode like I am?????? He would win if we have 40 percent of the vote like people supposedly say we do. Why are we going to vote the twin brother of Obama????? This is so stupid I can’t tell you."

Ok - as a good Conservative, I took the time to check Virgil Goode out.

Click here to go to his site.

I think I could easily support him over Romney!!

80 posted on 07/12/2012 9:23:49 AM PDT by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: G Larry

My conscience will not allow me to enable 4 more years of the Obamanation and his administration.
It’s either Romney or Obama..I want Obama OUT.

Many disagree ...I accept that.
I don’t pin tags on people though some have pinned tags on me.
Each of us must vote what we think is best for our country.


81 posted on 07/12/2012 9:28:13 AM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: G Larry
The only motive for you position is anti-Mormon bigotry. Come on, admit it!

Wow. You just revealed YOUR whole schtick. What a phony baloney you are, posing as a "conservative." It looks like you're a Romney sycophant who plays the Mormon Card the same way Jesse Jackson plays the race card. You stink, Larry.

82 posted on 07/12/2012 9:37:07 AM PDT by Finny (A deal with the devil is ALWAYS a losing proposition. Voting for Romney to avoid Obama is just that.)
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To: Kickass Conservative; LADY J; EternalVigilance
Other than that, you play the hand you were dealt.

Bad analogy. You, "Kickass" (who are unwilling to attempt doing just that to government tyranny because you're too afraid of risking a confrontation with Obama) ...

...YOU, Kickass, are on the verge of falling for playing "flip the coin" by the rules, "Heads they win, tails we lose." (Hat-tip to EV!)

Here's the hand we're dealt: we each have a vote to influence the top of the ticket. We can either vote FOR government tyranny, or we can vote FOR denying a popular mandate to the government tyrant who will inevitably win.

THAT, FRiend, is the hand we're dealt.

83 posted on 07/12/2012 9:45:36 AM PDT by Finny (A deal with the devil is ALWAYS a losing proposition. Voting for Romney to avoid Obama is just that.)
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To: G Larry; xzins
The only motive for you position is anti-Mormon bigotry.

Oh, good grief, what an ignorant thing to post.

The only people who make that charge are RomneyBL.

I thought you were just a R liberal lover, now I understand you don't eve reach that level.

84 posted on 07/12/2012 9:47:45 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: G Larry

Oh you liberals are just so cool. You are so clouded by your obsession with Romney that you can’t see that Romney will destroy the USA too. Vote Virgil Goode if you are conservative.


85 posted on 07/12/2012 9:50:47 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: xzins

He just couldn’t leave it alone.


86 posted on 07/12/2012 9:53:27 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: TexasCajun
They actually want another 4 years of Obama. ...it amazes me.

What surprises you about the fact that many of us don't wait to suffer through eight more years with a liberal in the White House and don't want a repeat of or something worse than the Bush Presidency?

87 posted on 07/12/2012 10:00:36 AM PDT by Kazan (Mitt Romney: The greater of two evils)
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To: Finny; xzins; G Larry; Jim Robinson; svcw

Romney is positioning himself to vie for the independent voters and disaffected Liberals. If he wins the election he will have to convince these squishy independents and disheartend liberals to vote FOR him. Everytime he opens his mouth he convinces me that I cannot vote for him. Let the liberals elect him. He is one of THEM.


88 posted on 07/12/2012 10:02:17 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: G Larry
Anti-Mormon bigotry runs very deep!

They pretend that Obama won’t destroy America and there will be a future opportunity the elect a “true conservative”.

*****************************

Baloney.

89 posted on 07/12/2012 10:05:29 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Boogieman

Well said.


90 posted on 07/12/2012 10:07:58 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: G Larry
The ONLY outcome from NOT supporting Romney, is to effectively provide support for Obama.

Opposing Romney is the only way to give us a conservative option in 2016.

91 posted on 07/12/2012 10:08:31 AM PDT by Kazan (Mitt Romney: The greater of two evils)
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To: G Larry

You more than anyone on this site need an education desperately. I am providing that education for you. Yes I am spoonfeeding you but I find it worthwhile doing so because it is a desperate situation where you can change your liberal views and become conservative. I feel it is not too late for you.

Goode left Congress after narrowly losing a reelection bid in the 2008 Democratic landslide for Obama.

Fiscal Issues

On spending issues, Goode was better than most as a congressman, reliably voting to cut foreign aid and wasteful spending, and even voting against his own party’s appropriations on some occasions. Goode strongly opposes multilateral free trade agreements as job killers, voting against CAFTA — the Central American Free Trade Agreement — (roll call 443, 2005) and calling for the end of NAFTA and the WTO. In such calls, he could be contrasted with the libertarian-leaning Rep. Ron Paul, who supports free trade but opposes the trade regimes as centralizing forces and threats to national sovereignty rather than as job-killers. Goode makes no claim to support free trade as an absolute good.

Social Issues

On social issues, Goode has a solid conservative record. He is pro-life on abortion, a solid supporter of the Second Amendment (A+ rating from Gun Owners of America) and supports traditional marriage. “I’ve always supported the proposition that marriage should be between one man and one woman,” he said in his April 21 acceptance speech for the Constitution Party presidential nomination.

Goode’s social focus appears to be on immigration, making his candidacy a strong contrast to the establishment candidates Obama and Romney as well as Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson.

Goode has called for a partial repeal of the 14th Amendment, which guarantees citizenship to all persons born in the United States. He told Peter Gemma of the Independent Political Report that “The children of illegal aliens are now granted automatic citizenship. That’s wrong and must be addressed right away. This is central to my opposition to granting amnesty for any and all illegal aliens. And I go a step further: legal immigration must be cut back too—Americans with talent and experience must be put to work first before we import foreign job takers.” Goode is far more harsh than the two major party candidates on immigration, calling for a moratorium with few exceptions on even legal immigration for a period of time until the immigration issue can be solved.

Goode stated in his April 21 acceptance speech that “Last year, 1.2 million green cards were issued. A significant number were to working age individuals. When we have individuals that need work, you should not be bringing in so many from foreign nations to take jobs that our citizens have longed for and need.”

Civil Liberty Issues

Goode’s record is weakest on constitutional protections regarding civil liberties. As a congressman, Goode voted to allow warrantless searches (roll call 502, 2006) and for virtual civil immunity for telecommunications firms who provide private subscriber information to intelligence services (roll call 437, 2008). He also voted for military tribunals for terrorist suspects (roll call 491, 2006), tribunals that flatly contradict the Sixth Amendment requirement for a jury trial for all criminal suspects.

Goode says he has learned from his years in the private sector, noting in his acceptance speech at the April 21 Constitution Party national convention that one of the most important votes he made a mistake about was his vote in favor of the Patriot Act (roll call 398, 2001) and its reauthorization (roll call 414, 2005). “I made some mistakes in the house on votes,” Goode said in his acceptance speech, “and one in particular — several but one in particular: I voted for the Patriot Act. And most in this room are very much opposed to that measure. I want to say that my association with the Constitution Party over the last three plus years has given me a better perspective of analyzing legislation from a constitutional viewpoint. And I want to say that I made a mistake in voting for this measure.”

But in the very next words, Goode demonstrated that his improved view of civil liberties had yet to be brought up to the level of actual constitutional understanding. His very next words were that he would seek the repeal of the Patriot Act only “as it applies to U.S. citizens in this country and to legal permanent residents. I do not favor, though this may not comport with all federal court decisions, extending constitutional rights to persons from foreign countries or those illegally in the United States.” Of course, the Constitution does not limit rights to U.S. citizens, nor can it. Rights are inalienable gifts from God. Moreover, the Bill of Rights makes no distinctions between citizens and immigrants — legal or illegal. The Sixth Amendment demands that a trial by jury is a right in “all criminal prosecutions.” It allows no exceptions.

Goode voted against Hate Crimes legislation (roll call 469, 2005) as a congressman. He claims to be for repealing the provisions of the NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) that would purportedly allow the president to indefinitely detain U.S. citizens without trial (in direct contravention of the Sixth Amendment).

Foreign Policy

Goode favors a strong military that is substantially disengaged from unnecessary foreign wars, which is a change from his earlier vote for the Iraq War (roll call 455, 2002). He now says, “I do not believe we should be involved in wars that have not been declared by Congress as specifically provided in the U.S. Constitution, so we must come home from Afghanistan. And I don’t think we can afford — nor is it strategically necessary — to have military bases all over the world. We owe too much money to underwrite the stationing of so many troops all around the world. Finally, I am against placing our armed forces under United Nations command.”

Goode is hoping to piggy-back on the burgeoning Ron Paul liberty movement, stressing that he was a member of Paul’s congressional Liberty Caucus while in Congress. “Ron Paul has been a friend from my first days in Congress. I learned a lot as a member of his Liberty Caucus in the House. I understand his interests in his son’s viability as a presidential candidate, but I’m always an optimist: I’d welcome Ron’s support,” Goode told the Independent Political Report’s Peter Gemma. “We should plan to face reality and capture the Ron Paul constituency on our own. Just look at the issues Ron has run on: audit the Fed, the gold standard, and a non-interventionist foreign policy. That’s our platform!”


92 posted on 07/12/2012 10:08:49 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: G Larry
Anti-Mormon bigotry runs very deep!

Anti-reason bigotry runs deep with liberals.

93 posted on 07/12/2012 10:11:30 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: G Larry
<1>You’re promoting this Romney fear mongering, as though he would act unchecked.

Who is going to stop him? John McCain? Mitch McConnell? John Boehner?

Republicans are far more likely to stop Obama's agenda than anything Romney does.

94 posted on 07/12/2012 10:11:30 AM PDT by Kazan (Mitt Romney: The greater of two evils)
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To: xzins

I believe that in the SAME speech Romney stated his opposition to gay marriage.


95 posted on 07/12/2012 10:19:48 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: napscoordinator

If Goode is running third party for president, he is no good. It should be on the ballot as Goode (Obama).


96 posted on 07/12/2012 10:22:21 AM PDT by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Williams

If Goode is running third party for president, he is no good. It should be on the ballot as Goode (Obama).

What a disaster you are making our country. People like you are the precise reason that this country is about over. You are a “go with the flow” pack believer...Never care about your personal principles and beliefs. You are probably one of those must buy everything that the neighbors have to keep with the the Jones’. Go against the norm for once in your life. Do the right thing and vote for the guy who SHOULD be President. Settling for nothing is not a good option.


97 posted on 07/12/2012 10:40:14 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: napscoordinator

You’re promoting a person nobody has heard of, and then suggest “I” need an education?

Physician, heal thyself!


98 posted on 07/12/2012 10:41:19 AM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: Finny

“to deny a mandate to the government tyrant who wins”

ya....that’ll show ‘em....

what a waste you Romney haters are!

I contributed to Newt, and voted for Santorum.

You may take your ball and go home, but quit pretending the effect has any meaning in the real world.


99 posted on 07/12/2012 10:44:54 AM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: G Larry

lol. That is actually very funny (second part).....Well if people like you and me and other conservatives started to push this guy, he would win. I never heard of Cruz a few months ago and now he may just win the Texas Senate nomination. Funny how that works huh?


100 posted on 07/12/2012 10:46:29 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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