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"I donít want to hear from any political moron who demands conservative purity." Bob Grant
Bob Grant Online ^ | 1.11.2013 | Bob Grant

Posted on 01/11/2013 8:19:13 PM PST by USconserv

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1 posted on 01/11/2013 8:19:30 PM PST by USconserv
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To: USconserv

Mr. Grant fades into obscurity now. You either stand for something or fall for liberalism.


2 posted on 01/11/2013 8:23:02 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: USconserv

Chris Christie is not Governor of the United States
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-gop/2976688/posts


3 posted on 01/11/2013 8:23:20 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: USconserv

Krispy Kreme in your dreams.


4 posted on 01/11/2013 8:24:31 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: USconserv

As much as it pains me to say this, Bob Grant is wrong.


5 posted on 01/11/2013 8:25:08 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( John Boehner is our Pierre Laval. We need a Charles DeGaulle.)
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To: USconserv

The same Governor Chris Christie who kissed Obama’s butt, and handed the election to him?


6 posted on 01/11/2013 8:25:57 PM PST by TheBattman (Isn't the lesser evil... still evil?)
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To: USconserv

As much as it pains me to say this, Bob Grant is wrong.


7 posted on 01/11/2013 8:26:19 PM PST by Buddy Sorrell ( John Boehner is our Pierre Laval. We need a Charles DeGaulle.)
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To: USconserv

FU Bob Grant.


8 posted on 01/11/2013 8:27:00 PM PST by ConservativeInPA
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To: USconserv

“And I don’t want to hear from any political moron who demands conservative purity. Those days are long gone. Forget it.”

We are all Progressive Oppressors now, just different types of lefties, and don’t you forget it!


9 posted on 01/11/2013 8:27:43 PM PST by DBrow
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To: USconserv

“Conservative purity” when talking about Romney?
I may be mistaken here, but to be pure use must be that substance — and Romney is no conservative... unless you mean it in the sense of “keeping things the same”.


10 posted on 01/11/2013 8:27:59 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: USconserv
Then there is no point in voting GOP. If they aren't conservative, they don't get my vote.

Bob's purity test is that there be no purity.

/johnny

11 posted on 01/11/2013 8:29:38 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: USconserv

It will be interesting to see if he ever subs for Levin again.


12 posted on 01/11/2013 8:29:38 PM PST by berdie
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To: USconserv

WOW If another moderate Republican is picked by the GOPe next time, they will lose again.
It’s that simple.


13 posted on 01/11/2013 8:30:19 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: USconserv

The Legendary who? He might be right, but I can’t get beyond his arrogance.

Elect Christie? Yeah, right...so are we to believe that all the hand-shaking, hugging and HUGE smiles for the Oba-Messiah was only politics ‘cuz the “fighter” Christie needed the bucks that the Oba-Messiah would need to release. Puhlease!


14 posted on 01/11/2013 8:30:39 PM PST by NCDragon (If you can't stand behind the troops, try standing in front of them!)
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To: USconserv

Well, Bob, I may not demand purity, but I will demand a conservative. A conservative is something Chris Cristie is not and never has been.

I’ll also tell you what since I’m up on the soapbox. The GOP-E told us all that after McCain we had to run a Republican from the Northeast to have any chance of winning. Well, his name was Mitt Romney and while he may have been a Republican he was not demonstrably a conservative in any sense of the word, nor was he a capable campaigner outside of New England, which really didn’t do him any good.

Now that the same GOP-E wants to push a man who is “not nice” to go along with not conservative. They’ll be lucky to hold Alabama if they do and will deserve the loss if they don’t.

The next Republican Presidential candidate needs to be the sort that will campaign against the incestous corruption in Washington, D.C. and has the credentials to back their claim that they’ll clean house. They need to present problems clearly and articulate answers that will work. They must fundamentally believe in America and be able to stir Americans to believe in their country. Right now, only one person that might fill that role is anywhere to be seen. Bloodied and Battered but still standing and still fighting.

That person sure isn’t Cristie.


15 posted on 01/11/2013 8:37:15 PM PST by Hawk1976 (It is better to die in on your feet than it is to live as on your knees.)
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To: USconserv

I don’t think Mitt wanted to do anything that might have caused him to win.


16 posted on 01/11/2013 8:41:30 PM PST by philetus (Keep doing what you always do and you'll eventually get what you deserve)
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To: USconserv

This statement could be defended perhaps, if this were March of 2016, but it isn’t.

Two months after the 2012 election, Bob Grant is already campaigning to move the party left for when we start the primaries in a couple of years.

Weird, weird, weird, what in the heck is going on?


17 posted on 01/11/2013 8:44:19 PM PST by ansel12 (Cruz said "conservatives trust Sarah Palin that if she says this guy is a conservative, that he is")
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To: USconserv
“He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.” ― Alexander Hamilton
18 posted on 01/11/2013 8:45:14 PM PST by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: USconserv

Yeah, RINO candidates have worked so well for the GOP. What’s the definition of insanity?


19 posted on 01/11/2013 8:47:27 PM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: USconserv
I was surprised to find out how many republicans I know who didn't vote in 2012. They don't like obama, but they don't like Romney either.

If Romney couldn't motivate them after four years of obama to avoid another four years by voting for him, how would a governor from N.J., especially after his slobber fest over Bruuuuce and Barry, change that outcome?

I'll tell you how, even fewer voters and votes and maybe even a loss of the House thanks to even more GOP voters staying home.

We love a fighter, but only if they are fighting for us, not against us. Those stay at homers didn't trust Romney and they certainly don't trust Christie, imo.

A party that loses to a hard core leftist like obama twice has the wrong ideas about what their voters believe in and want from government.

20 posted on 01/11/2013 8:54:41 PM PST by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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To: USconserv

I don’t think Christie is right on several important issues either. But I like the guy. I would have given a paycheck to see him debate Obama.


21 posted on 01/11/2013 8:54:41 PM PST by wolfpat (Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. -- Cicero)
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To: USconserv

conservative purity? that’s a joke. at this point I’d welcome even a charging RINO. all we have now are retreating RINOs


22 posted on 01/11/2013 8:55:15 PM PST by plain talk
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To: GBA

Real simple for Bob. DLTDHYAOTWO


23 posted on 01/11/2013 8:56:32 PM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: USconserv

Christie was bland and a disappointment at the Convention. When he went on one of the late night talk shows and mocked Clint Eastwood’s appearance, he was playing into the lefty’s hands. And please: no more Springsteen!


24 posted on 01/11/2013 9:01:38 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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Grant’s an establishment guy.


25 posted on 01/11/2013 9:03:06 PM PST by USconserv
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To: USconserv

Not only do I want conservative “purity” , there are 5 million of us that will have it or this country will never have another republican president EVER!! So get over it.Ted Cruz is yet undefined but I think I like him. That means he might win. But if you jerks keep putting up Bob Doles and Bushes, McAmnesties and Romneys, Your finished and we are kicking you out of our party!! No more tax raising Sanunus— No more Karl marx Roves. NO MORE RINOS !! GET OUT OF OUR PARTY — You have ruined it, God Bless.. Get the hell out!!
Boehner and McConnell have one last chance to save your career. NOW!! NO COMPROMISE. CUT SPENDING OR SHUT THIS COMMUNIST GOVERNMENT DOWN!! , You are ruining our children’s future. WAKE THE HELL UP!!


26 posted on 01/11/2013 9:03:21 PM PST by willardwx
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To: plain talk

The only thing RINOs ever charge at are Conservatives.


27 posted on 01/11/2013 9:05:19 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: USconserv

Who is Bob Grant and why is he using Alinsky tactics against conservatives?


28 posted on 01/11/2013 9:06:40 PM PST by TADSLOS ( "I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians."-George Mason)
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To: USconserv

I thought there might be an outside chance that Romney might be tolerable, so I voted for him. I have no such hopes for Christie.


29 posted on 01/11/2013 9:12:28 PM PST by Gil4 (Progressives - Trying to repeal the Law of Supply and Demand since 1848)
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To: USconserv
"Mitt should have picked Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey as his running mate. Christie knows how to hit KISS back.
30 posted on 01/11/2013 9:24:33 PM PST by Baynative (Those that work for a living are now outnumbered by those that vote for a living.)
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To: USconserv

Someone remind this jackass and all his followers who share his attitude are the people that kept electing compromisers who went ever leftward.

Now that we face the communist in the WH, all ‘we’ have is people that can’t wet their lips fast enough to place on Democrat tail.

The opposite of purity is corruption.

That is a simple fact and no whining by the pussified will change that reality.


31 posted on 01/11/2013 9:28:51 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: fieldmarshaldj

LOL. ain’t it the truth!


32 posted on 01/11/2013 9:32:05 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Hawk1976; svcw

Who is your pick for 2016? I know it is early, but I am sure you have given it at least a passing thought. So, elucidate me and others here on who are at top of your list. I know it is not Christie.

My list has McConnell, Scott, Rubio.


33 posted on 01/11/2013 9:34:36 PM PST by entropy12 (The republic is doomed when people figure out they can get free stuff by voting democrats)
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To: USconserv

Whether one agrees with him on everything or not, Bob Grant is a legend. I remember hearing him on the radio in San Diego out of LA nearly 50 years ago!


34 posted on 01/11/2013 9:55:36 PM PST by luvbach1 (We are finished.)
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To: USconserv

ROTFL.

Christie’s base starts and stops on the North East Coast.


35 posted on 01/11/2013 10:09:13 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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Good Lord. CHRISTIE???!? That way we could simply have been given the choice between Democrats, and Obama/Biden??!?

Grant is a twitface.

36 posted on 01/11/2013 10:13:01 PM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: entropy12
Well, since it's only January 2013.....good lord - really a pick.

NOPE!

It's to damn early lets at least get through the next election before we pick someone.

I can tell you it will not be LIBERAL.

37 posted on 01/11/2013 10:17:11 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: USconserv

Why? What is it with these commentators? Do they not have friends on Facebook? Do they not see the propaganda from the left during the campaign?

No matter how ‘middle of the road’ (read: liberal) the candidate is, he or she will be painted as a drooling religious fundamentalist who seeks to restore life to that of the 1840’s. Blacks on the plantation, women locked up for speaking in public. It is the ultimate in projection: this is how the left would treat the world if they ever could fully gain control.

I seriously saw posts on facebook with people saying that should Mitt Romney win the presidency, he would immediately outlaw abortion. This of the former governor who made RomneyCare and the $50 abortions. Who made it state law that every pharmacy must, upon demand, and without doctor’s prescription give out ‘morning after’ pills.

The guy with a gay campaign manager who would force gays back into the closet. The man who’d ‘force us back into the dark ages’ who wanted his campaign victory speech to be in the heart of liberal country.

At least run a campaign with someone who can articulate the conservative viewpoint, rather than someone who when even slightly challenged in a campaign debate immediately blurts out that he likes big government mandates, that they supposedly work.

Oh, no, let’s instead stop seeking ideological purity and instead choose someone more liberal. I’m sorry, but I don’t think we had anyone more liberal than Mitt Romney running around last election. I suppose we could have drafted the Huckster, or called up Rudy to the bat, but I’m pretty sure neither of them enacted homosexuals calling themselves married.


38 posted on 01/11/2013 10:40:52 PM PST by kingu (Everything starts with slashing the size and scope of the federal government.)
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To: USconserv

Bob Grant is online, but off his rocker. I don’t want to hear from HIM. Moron.


39 posted on 01/11/2013 10:48:47 PM PST by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: USconserv
Who the HELL is Bob Grant? Another stinkin' "Establishment Republican" ?

Wake up, RINO !
Liberalism is UNACCEPTABLE !
I read a great article by Sheriff Jim R. Schwiesow, Ret. written February 4, 2011 from "NewsWithViews.com" and here's part of it.
40 posted on 01/11/2013 10:51:51 PM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: USconserv

Senility is a sad thing to behold.


41 posted on 01/11/2013 10:55:06 PM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: svcw

Well DUH, I know you won’t go for a liberal..neither will most here. But you have absolutely no one you are rooting for?


42 posted on 01/11/2013 11:30:56 PM PST by entropy12 (The republic is doomed when people figure out they can get free stuff by voting democrats)
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To: USconserv
They can also forget about guys like me.

Not a problem Bob. Thirteen years of reading conservative news and this is the first time I've ever heard of you. Bye.

43 posted on 01/11/2013 11:37:09 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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44 posted on 01/11/2013 11:56:39 PM PST by mirkwood
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To: USconserv

I remember hearing this about President Weld and President Giuliani.

And keep off Mr. Grant’s lawn!


45 posted on 01/12/2013 1:41:33 AM PST by Forgotten Amendments (I remember when a President having an "enemies list" was a scandal. Now, they have a kill list.)
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To: USconserv

If we had had a Preidential candidate that knew how to hit back, we wouldn’t have “needed” Christie. He’s great for NJ, but nationally we need someone more conservative than either Romney or Christie.


46 posted on 01/12/2013 1:48:30 AM PST by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: wolfpat

We need a candidate with his Christie’s debating skills, but without many of his rino tenancies.

Bob Grant was a conservative voice in the wilderness for many years, but he is wrong here.

Christie is wrong on too many core issues and should never be our candidate for President. He is the best that can be produced in New Jersey, but he will not be acceptable outside of the Northeast.


47 posted on 01/12/2013 2:43:15 AM PST by 3Fingas (Sons and Daughters of Freedom, Committee of Correspondence)
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To: USconserv

Just how much is this idiot will to give up? We may as well be democrats.


48 posted on 01/12/2013 2:51:05 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 3Fingas

Exactly. You said what I meant.


49 posted on 01/12/2013 3:22:27 AM PST by wolfpat (Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. -- Cicero)
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To: USconserv

Christie is a liability. His ego is bigger than his brain, and he talks without thinking.


50 posted on 01/12/2013 3:32:40 AM PST by I want the USA back
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