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Conservative Hypocrisy - Romney's candidacy could destroy Conservative movement
April 14, 2012 | Ralph Mitchell

Posted on 04/14/2012 6:26:09 AM PDT by mitchell001

One by one, conservatives have endorsed Romney over Santorum and now Gingrich. This has exposed a dangerous hypocrisy. Whereas liberals thrive on hypocrisy, conservatives thrive on principle and ideas. When today's conservatives ignore principle and ideas and continue to do small talk about stay at home moms and GSA convention waste, instead of talking about Gingrich's big ideas of American Energy Independence and how to get there, they risk losing to the incumbent, Obama.


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KEYWORDS: conservative; gingrich; romney; santorum; vanity

1 posted on 04/14/2012 6:26:19 AM PDT by mitchell001
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To: mitchell001

No, let’s hope it destroys the Republican Party. Let it go the way of the Whiggs.


2 posted on 04/14/2012 6:28:21 AM PDT by vanilla swirl (searching for something meaningfull to say)
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To: mitchell001
If you think you're a Conservative, or want others to think you are, one of the more stupid things you could do is endorse Romney.

That proves you are not now, nor were you ever, a Conservative.

3 posted on 04/14/2012 6:28:21 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: mitchell001
One by one, conservatives have endorsed Romney over Santorum and now Gingrich.

Wannabe's have endorsed that liberal hack, true conservatives wouldn't consider it!

4 posted on 04/14/2012 6:31:20 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: mitchell001

Oh...so this is a vanity post?


5 posted on 04/14/2012 6:33:04 AM PDT by moovova
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To: mitchell001

No conservative has endorsed the RINO Romney.

Is a CONSERVATIVE for RomneyCARE?

I think not.

Is a CONSERVATIVE for Romney’s other CHANGES?

I think not.


6 posted on 04/14/2012 6:40:12 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: mitchell001

Waiting to see who Constitution Party nominates next weekend. I will not vote for Romney I don’t care who he has as VP slot...if the GOP can not have a conservative at top of ticket I will vote down the line for other conservatives but no more of this holding your nose crap
We dont do it in other areas of life do we?
You have core principles or you don’t
Freegards
LEX


7 posted on 04/14/2012 6:45:15 AM PDT by lexington minuteman 1775 (r)
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To: Diogenesis

There is only one option left. We all vote for Obama.


8 posted on 04/14/2012 6:46:19 AM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: vanilla swirl
Bumpity, Bumpity, Bumpity Bump!
9 posted on 04/14/2012 6:54:23 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: mitchell001
Romney's candidacy could destroy Conservative movement

No, it won't. If the conservative movement could survive the Nixon presidency, it can survive anything.

10 posted on 04/14/2012 6:57:58 AM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat

“There is only one option left. We all vote for Obama.”

After all, the only two viable paths are Socialist and National Socialist. Binary slave thought makes me spew. But then, a singular master of it once said:

“Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.”


11 posted on 04/14/2012 6:58:23 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: mitchell001

Party-line voters don’t like it when you point out that they’re being just like Boehner and McConnell for caving and supporting something (someONE, in this case) from the far left in the name of “compromise.”


12 posted on 04/14/2012 7:07:30 AM PDT by Cato in PA (1/26/12: Bloody Thursday)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775
..no more of this holding your nose crap.

I agree. I am tired of voting for the lessor of two evils.

13 posted on 04/14/2012 7:09:27 AM PDT by WesternPacific (Deafness has its Advantages)
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To: mitchell001

You have 4 choices
Vote Obama
Vote Mitt
Dont vote
write in someone else

Only one has a chance of defeating Obama.


14 posted on 04/14/2012 7:11:15 AM PDT by junebug54
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To: Fiji Hill

“No, it won’t. If the conservative movement could survive the Nixon presidency, it can survive anything.”

Heh. I still have a thank you card from him.


15 posted on 04/14/2012 7:14:09 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: junebug54

5.) Support Newt


16 posted on 04/14/2012 7:17:17 AM PDT by Manic_Episode (Politics is fake. I think it's owned by Vince Mcmahon)
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To: vanilla swirl

“No, let’s hope it destroys the Republican Party. Let it go the way of the Whiggs.”

It is going in a far more sinister path than that.


17 posted on 04/14/2012 7:17:21 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: junebug54

“Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.”


18 posted on 04/14/2012 7:18:24 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: Psalm 144

The principle of “the lesser of two evils” still exists in reality. Binary slave is a nice term for it. I have been a slave to the IRS for my whole life. So, as long as that
“Service” exists, we are not free and can never be.


19 posted on 04/14/2012 7:20:43 AM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: vanilla swirl
No, let’s hope it destroys the Republican Party. Let it go the way of the Whiggs.

Hear, Hear!!

20 posted on 04/14/2012 7:21:30 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775
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21 posted on 04/14/2012 7:21:41 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: Goreknowshowtocheat

The principle of guilty collaboration still exists too.

I have no stake in Spartacist versus National Socialist contest.


22 posted on 04/14/2012 7:24:42 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: mitchell001
A vote for Obama is a vote for Obama.

A vote for Romney is a vote for Obama.
(because Romney can't and won't win. Dole, McCain).

So do something with your vote.

Don't stay home. Don't WASTE it on Romney. Vote third party, if there is one. Write in Sarah Palin.

“But, but, that will destroy the Republican Party!

EXACTLY

“From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again shall be king.”

No, it's not a bible verse.

From a poem written by J. R. R. Tolkien for his fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings.

“Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Albert Einstein”

WAKE UP AMERICA! First we will try a peaceful revolution, then........we will thank God and our founders for the second amendment.

23 posted on 04/14/2012 7:30:40 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: dfwgator

I will not endorse Romney, I will not send one penny to him or the RNC. However I will vote for him as I do not believe we can survive another 4 years of Obama, and the farce Republican leadership has forced on us is the only chance of beating Obama.

I would love to see the Republican party go down and a new Conservative party of Patriots that love America rise from it’s ashes.


24 posted on 04/14/2012 7:41:59 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: mitchell001

A Romney nomination is a definite signal that the GOP no longer wants or cares about the votes of conservatives, because of his leftist actions as governor of Massachusetts. I’m voting for Newt next month, and against gay marriage, two things I’m sure Romney and his supporters would not like.


25 posted on 04/14/2012 7:43:45 AM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: vanilla swirl

I agree, I think Romeny is McCain version 2.0. This will have a similar outcome to 2008. I can’t see Romeny doing well in the debates without looking like a clown when Obama lies or misdirects, and then Romeny standing there with a stupid smirk on his face. To vote for Romeny is to vote for a RINO. Who the hell voted for this guy to get where he is today?


26 posted on 04/14/2012 7:46:26 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Venturer

The Phoenix Party has a nice ring to it.


27 posted on 04/14/2012 8:06:08 AM PDT by Manic_Episode (Politics is fake. I think it's owned by Vince Mcmahon)
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To: Blue Highway
"Who the hell voted for this guy to get where he is today?"

Democrats, George Will, Karl Rove, Ann Coulter, etc. -- the liberal/anti-conservative faction of the Republican Party that wants desperately for CNN, MSNBC, The NY Times etc., to like them and say nice things about them.

28 posted on 04/14/2012 8:10:57 AM PDT by StormEye
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To: mitchell001; All
Yup. The hypocrisy is all becoming exposed.

One month a conservative is critiquing socialized healthcare; the next month, they endorse it!

One month, they're critiquing the pols who support abortion & the siphoning off of the next generation to the body-parts harvesters; the next month they endorse a guy who endorsed such body-parts "donations" to such harvesters...a guy who embraced parents ridding themselves of their offspring from 1994->to very end of 2007...despite this pol saying he had a "pro-life" altar call in Nov of 2004...

We don't know how God uses things like this until we see how public integrity -- and lack of it -- is sorted out in the process of these things.

29 posted on 04/14/2012 8:17:10 AM PDT by Colofornian ( The Romneybots are political descendents of Esau: Trading a FR inheritance for a 'lentil soup' guy)
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To: Blue Highway
...I think Romeny is McCain version 2.0.

No...McCain was at least consistently pro-life (on paper -- even if the conviction to do anything about it was lacking).

McCain didn't have the liberal judge appointment track record Romney has.

Nor did McCain pioneer socialized healthcare.

Nor did McCain proclaim he was a "god in embryo" who would one day rule his own world.

30 posted on 04/14/2012 8:23:18 AM PDT by Colofornian ( The Romneybots are political descendents of Esau: Trading a FR inheritance for a 'lentil soup' guy)
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To: Blue Highway
I agree, I think Romeny is McCain version 2.0.

At least, McCain was a loyal soldier during the Reagan Revolution (although he wandered later). Where was Romney? At best, he was AWOL and if you can believe his own words (a risky proposition admittedly), opposing Reaganism. Not surprisingly, since his father was always opposed to the conservatism of Goldwater and Reagan.

31 posted on 04/14/2012 9:10:21 AM PDT by CommerceComet (If Mitt can leave the GOP to protest Reagan, why can't I do the same in protest of Romney?)
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To: junebug54

Yes. Get rid of Obama, Strengthen the House majority. Get a Senate majority. Replace DC insider republicans with grassroots conservatives in the primary. This is how we move the ball forward for the conservative movement. Once in office, we have to press the GOP senators and House conservatives to put together conservative bills...whatever goes to Romney’s desk will be signed.


32 posted on 04/14/2012 9:50:03 AM PDT by ilgipper
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To: Psalm 144

The principle of unjust internment exists for non-collaborators too. We all admit that we are going over the falls, RINOS and conservatives paddle slower is all the hope we have right now.


33 posted on 04/14/2012 10:22:51 AM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: mitchell001

Unless there’s some ploy I don’t know about, the only game left to us is “NOT OBAMA”. It seems that voting for Willard is the only play left in the playbook.


34 posted on 04/14/2012 10:45:18 AM PDT by RoadTest (There is one god, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus.)
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To: Goreknowshowtocheat

“The principle of unjust internment exists for non-collaborators too.”

The smart evade, the brave fight and die in the Warsaw Ghetto or fight and survive in the resistance. The corrupt serve as kapos, urging surrender and compromise, and the cowardly and foolish listen to the kapos and board the cattle cars to the camps, thinking they have selected ‘the lesser evil’.

This is a time of choosing, and choosing entails rejecting as well. I reject Willard Mitt Romney as vehemently as Barack Hussein Obama, and for very nearly identical reasons.


35 posted on 04/14/2012 11:42:26 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: Psalm 144
The smart evade, the brave fight and die in the Warsaw Ghetto or fight and survive in the resistance.

This appears to be bad sentence construction. Applying your own reasoning on such matters, can we conclude you lack intelligence and your arguments are invalid? Is it true that "The illiteracy further undermines the vapid argument."?

36 posted on 04/15/2012 12:06:34 AM PDT by ltbigv
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To: ltbigv

My argument is sound. Yours was not. I sense your feelings are hurt.


37 posted on 04/15/2012 12:14:55 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: Psalm 144

You dead-enders are going to be a real hoot as soon as Newt gives up the Bruce Willis “Sixth Sense” role. I see marginalized, inconsequential people.


38 posted on 04/15/2012 12:25:09 AM PDT by ltbigv
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To: ltbigv

“I see marginalized, inconsequential people.”

No doubt.


39 posted on 04/15/2012 12:26:08 AM PDT by Psalm 144 ("I'm not willing to light my hair on fire to try and get support. I am who I am." - Willard M Romney)
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To: ltbigv

I see an imminent ZOT.


40 posted on 04/15/2012 12:31:52 AM PDT by Politicalmom
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