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Will you vote for Newt Gingrich?
12/13/2011 | Randy Larsen

Posted on 12/13/2011 8:01:58 PM PST by Randy Larsen

We need a candidate.

Is Newt Gingrich a good candidate?


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To: Ripliancum

hold on.

I just checked intrade. He is NOT down 20 points.


51 posted on 12/13/2011 8:24:37 PM PST by mamelukesabre (.)
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To: Randy Larsen

Yes. I sense a real under-current of anger in Gingrich. I think he realizes he’s been a part of the problem and wants to undue some of it.
I don’t think he’ll use his election as a mandate for amnesty or global warming, even if he personally believes in aspects of these issues. But he needs to clear that up instead of thinking it a middle ground for votes. Although, to win, he may stay opaque on those issues.


52 posted on 12/13/2011 8:25:30 PM PST by TwoSwords
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To: Randy Larsen

NO.


53 posted on 12/13/2011 8:25:53 PM PST by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Randy Larsen

I like him.


54 posted on 12/13/2011 8:27:10 PM PST by Dogbert41 (Israel is real:))
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To: MrEdd

I had trepidation about the TTC as well but eminent domain for roads is hardly socialism.

I fact that is one of the things the founders said it was for.
Kelo Vs New London was nothing of the kind.


55 posted on 12/13/2011 8:29:04 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mamelukesabre
He was when I posted. It's at 18.4 right now.

Newt Gingrich to be Republican Presidential Nominee in 2012

31.0%
CHANCE
Last prediction was: $3.10 / share
Today's Change: -$0.7 (-18.4%)

http://www.intrade.com/v4/markets/contract/?contractId=654836

56 posted on 12/13/2011 8:29:31 PM PST by Ripliancum (Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you. -Eph. 4:31)
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To: MrEdd

You now 35 is woefully inadequate for Texas.


57 posted on 12/13/2011 8:29:52 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Randy Larsen

Nope


58 posted on 12/13/2011 8:30:37 PM PST by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: Ripliancum

ok.

I’ll give it minimum 3 more days before I decide he’s peaked. It could just be a momentary blip.


59 posted on 12/13/2011 8:32:29 PM PST by mamelukesabre (.)
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To: Randy Larsen
Nope.

Not after he endorsed BS Global Warming back in 2006 with Nancy Pelosi and Al Gore.

Not after he endorsed Dede Scozzafava back in 2009.

That doesn't mean I am voting for Obama though.

60 posted on 12/13/2011 8:32:40 PM PST by LdSentinal
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To: Randy Larsen

Like Red Green sez: if I have to, I guess.


61 posted on 12/13/2011 8:33:28 PM PST by vpintheak (Democrats: Robbing humans of their dignity 1 law at a time)
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To: Ripliancum

You do realize the 31% figure varies from day to day too right?


62 posted on 12/13/2011 8:36:16 PM PST by mamelukesabre (.)
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To: Randy Larsen

In the primary? No way. In the general, A B O


63 posted on 12/13/2011 8:37:42 PM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Randy Larsen
Yep
64 posted on 12/13/2011 8:37:49 PM PST by mirkwood
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To: Randy Larsen

If he’s the nominee, yes. In the primary, no. As much as I am delighted with Newt’s brilliance, vast wealth of knowledge and his awesome debating abilities, his policy inconsistency and his other baggage, both in private and public life are insurmountable obstacles to electibility. Damn shame, too, a great mind and a great talent to verbally thrust and parry, probably one of the best we’ve had on the scene over the last several decades.

Paging Jim DeMint. To me, DeMint is the only person I can think of that has the stature, the poise, the consistent values and ideas and the policy orientation to be a great candidate. I’ve heard him on talk shows many times and the guy is just always locked in on a solid conservative way of seeing every issue. He’s also not afraid to articulate exactly what he means or to criticize a huge phony like Obama. DeMint-Bachmann or DeMint-Santorum works for me.


65 posted on 12/13/2011 8:39:56 PM PST by JewishRighter (ui)
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To: mirkwood

LOL!

Behind him is his worst nightmare in pink glasses and hooves!


66 posted on 12/13/2011 8:41:28 PM PST by Randy Larsen (I'm backing out!)
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To: Randy Larsen

NO!!


67 posted on 12/13/2011 8:42:02 PM PST by indianrightwinger
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To: Randy Larsen

I will have to vote for whoever is running against Obama.


68 posted on 12/13/2011 8:43:18 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Randy Larsen
If he is the final candidate, then yes. If Santorum is, of course.

Almost anyone who runs against Obama!

69 posted on 12/13/2011 8:50:20 PM PST by mckenzie7 (Democrats = Trough Sloppers!)
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To: Randy Larsen

Newt’s NEVER been unfaithful to his country - Obama has been - - many times.


70 posted on 12/13/2011 8:50:33 PM PST by GOPJ (Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, Than a fatted calf with hatred - Proverbs 15)
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To: Randy Larsen

If Perry wins the primary, I’d vote for him without regret, but if Newt nails, yes, reluctantly, like I was the first time with Bush. Romney... never..no.


71 posted on 12/13/2011 8:52:40 PM PST by Thorliveshere
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To: Randy Larsen
I know I will not vote for Obama.

But a premise:

Dr Paul goes Indy as he is reported in the polls as capturing the youth. Libs not happy with Obama. Paul way over Newt if the youth actually get out and vote. Obama loses major targeted support of youth. Plus the Independents said leaning Paul, if we go by poll link.

2nd premise:

Newt is considered old insider Republican and drives home the Conservatives.

So Newt will be running against Paul?

Obama is running against Paul?

72 posted on 12/13/2011 8:55:58 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: Randy Larsen

As things sit today, I could vote for Newt.


73 posted on 12/13/2011 8:56:24 PM PST by newzjunkey (Republicans will find a way to reelect Obama and Speaker Pelosi.)
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To: metalurgist
In a country of over 300 million people, is this the best that we can do?

Did you run? No? Then hush and pick someone who did!

74 posted on 12/13/2011 8:57:34 PM PST by newzjunkey (Republicans will find a way to reelect Obama and Speaker Pelosi.)
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To: Randy Larsen

John Bolton! I wish he would run.


75 posted on 12/13/2011 8:57:34 PM PST by EinNYC
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To: Randy Larsen

Yes...I will vote for Newt


76 posted on 12/13/2011 8:57:40 PM PST by astratt7 (obama,muslim,politics)
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To: Randy Larsen

He’s better than Romney, also unpredictable and mentally undisciplined.

A supermajority Tea Party congress and state legislatures would be a good insurance policy against whoever is in the White House.


77 posted on 12/13/2011 8:58:14 PM PST by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: mylife

You know, if it had been only roads, it would have gone through.

When they included grabbing the corners at off ramps so they could own the land where gas stations sat, and when they added a big enough plot of land at the I10 intersection for an industrial park ... all land to be seized below market price through eminent domain I became part of the anti TTC reaction.

When the part about trucks and trains being inspected at ports in Mexico, and hen just waved through at the US border more people became involves, and the TTC struck an iceberg.

When it was revealed that there was also an agreement not to widen I35 no matter how bad we might need to do so as that would compete with the toll road, the slimy garbage barge TTC sank to the bottom.

Even after that, Texas DOT tried to resurect it until the legislature realized how toxic it had become.

It is not a bad thing if it reveals how bad a candidate Perry is. Some things deserve not to be forgiven, and this was one of them.


78 posted on 12/13/2011 8:59:08 PM PST by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Randy Larsen
Against O-blameus?

Need you ask?

79 posted on 12/13/2011 8:59:10 PM PST by Harmless Teddy Bear (*Philosophy lesson 117-22b: Anyone who demands to be respected is undeserving of it.*)
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To: Randy Larsen
Not a chance. What good is a so called Republican that declares himself as a Progressive and state that FDR is the greatest president in the history of the USA.
80 posted on 12/13/2011 9:03:43 PM PST by SledgeCS (I will vote for Obama when he says "The F'ing MUSLIMS attacked the USA and are the enemy")
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To: Randy Larsen
HA !! That was a good one !!

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81 posted on 12/13/2011 9:07:57 PM PST by Delta 21 (Make your choice ! There are NO civilians.)
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To: mamelukesabre

Yes, I know how intrade works. Today was the biggest one day loss since his surge.


82 posted on 12/13/2011 9:09:10 PM PST by Ripliancum (Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you. -Eph. 4:31)
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To: MrEdd

Well now them Mexican truckers have access to the entire US map.


83 posted on 12/13/2011 9:10:30 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Randy Larsen

Given the current field, I’m a Newt voter!


84 posted on 12/13/2011 9:10:47 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: MrEdd

PS, It wasn’t Perry’s doing.


85 posted on 12/13/2011 9:11:20 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: metalurgist

“Don’t trust him not to self implode.”

If you knew how to spell your own post name, I might put some stock in your opinion.


86 posted on 12/13/2011 9:14:02 PM PST by Rembrandt (.. AND the donkey you rode in on.)
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To: Ripliancum

I’ll be watching extra close tomorrow.


87 posted on 12/13/2011 9:14:13 PM PST by mamelukesabre (.)
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To: Randy Larsen

Well Yes


88 posted on 12/13/2011 9:17:14 PM PST by WHBates
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To: Randy Larsen

Hi Randy,I would vote for Newt but it depends on who his backup man is.I like Santourm.What if he picks Romney?


89 posted on 12/13/2011 9:18:27 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Randy Larsen

There are three in the Republican field I will not vote for Huntsman, Romney and Paul all the others if they win the primary I would willing vote for.


90 posted on 12/13/2011 9:22:10 PM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you!)
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To: mylife
You now 35 is woefully inadequate for Texas.

That is so. I was on it for Thanksgiving from Dallas to San Antonio. Do both cities exchange their whole population that day? It sure seemed like it. There were long stretches where I didn't get past 40 MPH because of the traffic density, notably around Temple and Georgetown.

91 posted on 12/13/2011 9:24:46 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: fatima

Not gonna happen. They hate each other.

If that happens, were all goners.


92 posted on 12/13/2011 9:29:25 PM PST by Randy Larsen (I'm backing out!)
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To: re_nortex

Yup, it sucks for a major artery of the state.


93 posted on 12/13/2011 9:29:53 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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Yeah easy vote for Newt at this point.


94 posted on 12/13/2011 9:33:03 PM PST by Leto (Damn shame Palin didn't run, The Presidency was Her's for the taking)
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To: Parley Baer

I’m backing Newt but I’d vote for Mr. Bean if he could get rid of Obama.


95 posted on 12/13/2011 9:35:42 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: mamelukesabre

Me too. I’m still trying to figure out why that happened today, but I suspect it’s closer scrutiny that happens to all the front runners. It finally caught up with Newt.


96 posted on 12/13/2011 9:36:10 PM PST by Ripliancum (Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you. -Eph. 4:31)
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To: Randy Larsen

ANOTHER NEWT VANITY? God help us.


97 posted on 12/13/2011 9:37:20 PM PST by montag813
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To: Ripliancum

People have forgotten all the crap he’s pulled in the last 25 years. The attack ads are starting up and are reminding everyone. But I don’t think that would cause such a sudden change on intrade. I’m convinced intrade makes big moves based on people who have inside info and use that to their advantage when buying shares. If today’s move was based on some inside info, then it will become obvious tomorrow and the next 2-3 days because today’s sudden change will snowball...just like palin’s numbers dropped to zero 24 hours before she announced she was not going to run. I’d say there’s going to be a rash of important people endorsing candidates that aren’t newt...that is if this does snowball tomorrow.


98 posted on 12/13/2011 9:48:44 PM PST by mamelukesabre (.)
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To: Randy Larsen

:) Thay don’t hate each other and Newt needs Pa and a strong conservative on his team.


99 posted on 12/13/2011 9:54:58 PM PST by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: Randy Larsen

Only an anti-constitutional, big-government fool would vote for Newt Gingrich in the primary.


100 posted on 12/13/2011 9:55:28 PM PST by PhilipFreneau
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