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If not Romney, then .. who?
self ^ | April 30, 2012 | knarf

Posted on 04/30/2012 3:44:52 PM PDT by knarf

..and do we have the numbers and the clout to pull it off?


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To: knarf
..and do we have the numbers and the clout to pull it off?

There isn't the time or the money to gather the numbers and create the clout to pull it off an upset in the Presidential arena.

Congress and the Senate are local and with organized, grassroots involment those elections can have a more conservative victory.

We have the time for organization and preparation to have "clout" in 2016. That is an effort that cannot wait until we're angry at the outcome of the primary season. It must begin November 7, 2012 and continue uninterrupted.

But in 2012 the only viable choices for the WH are Romney or Obama.

We should at least begin to accept the fact that when it comes to ousting Obama from the White House: We must go into this battle with the army we've got. ----

If we choose to spread out our troops and dilute their effectiveness, we will lose this battle completely and that loss will affect all of us for generations.

151 posted on 04/30/2012 5:01:39 PM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: netmilsmom

First link: “I don’t know what the administration is thinking”.

Second: half decent political ad.

Third: “I must say I scratch my head at the capacity of the president to take four hours off on such a regular basis to go golfing”

That’s it? That’s a pit bull?


152 posted on 04/30/2012 5:01:38 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: Sea Parrot
Hell, 9 out of 10 voters have never heard of Virgil Goode or the Constitution party, and 90% of those who have, would not vote for him anyway.

And I'm sure you'll share your polling data with us, right?

153 posted on 04/30/2012 5:01:39 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: svcw
Any conservative who votes for that liberal called Romney has suppressed reason.

So Cheney, Palin, Rush, Hannity, Newt, Perry, Levin, etc, etc, etc, have all "suppressed reason". Do you really think you know better than ALL of these people?

154 posted on 04/30/2012 5:01:44 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: EternalVigilance; Jim Robinson

>>Because my vote is a sacred franchise for which I am accountable to God, not to you.<<

And of course, because you are running for President yourself.

I don’t know about Campaign finance laws and all that but maybe you should be a bit more open when posting threads and reply against your opponents.


155 posted on 04/30/2012 5:04:06 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: COBOL2Java
Vote 3rd party to keep whichever of the two lying, backstabbing, abortion-supporting, gun-grabbing statists that do win get much less than a majority.

Romney on abortion

156 posted on 04/30/2012 5:05:13 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: Longbow1969

Rush, Hannity and Perry? Gosh I hope so!


157 posted on 04/30/2012 5:05:41 PM PDT by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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To: Sea Parrot
Many oh so morally superior conservatives, make for good commie fellow travelers as they assist them to succeed.

He says in a morally superior tone in support of the socialist former governor of Massachusetts.

158 posted on 04/30/2012 5:05:54 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: netmilsmom; NoLibZone

Seems like even Rush has said any one of the candidates would be better than BO. He had two exceptions as I recall. I think Ron Paul and Huntsman.


159 posted on 04/30/2012 5:05:54 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

>>That’s it? That’s a pit bull?<<

Like I said, first three on a Bing search.
Just because the MSM doesn’t report something, doesn’t mean it’s not happening.


160 posted on 04/30/2012 5:06:02 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: EternalVigilance

And boughs that will not bend, will surely break and kill the tree.


161 posted on 04/30/2012 5:06:59 PM PDT by Sea Parrot (Nations are only truly great when it's people are struggling against all odds, growing and expanding)
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To: Longbow1969

Listen, I’ll make it easy for you.
The people you mentioned stated at the outset they would support whom ever the Republican nominee would be, that is for them to decide.
Try and stay on topic, this is a conservative site and we are discussing conservative votes - whom for and whom against.
If conservatives had rallied around the conservatives in the race and not the GOP chosen candidate, Romney would not be the nominee.
In the purest sense, any conservative who votes for Romney has suspended reason.
If you wish that to mean I know better, so be it.
Personally, I think you are desperate to justify your vote for that liberal called Romney.


162 posted on 04/30/2012 5:07:39 PM 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: al_c

Hey Al, which shake of his Etch-A-Sketch did those Romney quotes come from?


163 posted on 04/30/2012 5:07:39 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: mamelukesabre; svcw

I do so love to read your pointless gibberish/s
___________________________________________________

Gosh Mame you must have got religion...

Heres what you told me 2 years ago...

To: Tennessee Nana
whatever you say. sounds like you are a typical man hating dyke. not surprising your religious views I’ve seen lately. In fact, i’d say you don’t even have any true religious views, but only man hating views that spill over into religious topics.

39 posted on Sunday, June 06, 2010 4:43:42 PM by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: Tennessee Nana
This is not your religion forum and your personal moderator is not here to cover your backside. Take not of that fact and watch yourself. I will not let you turn this thread into you vs me. but i am not likely to let you use your “religion” as your shield either. Your brand of religion is about as respectable as that of the tree hugging whale worshippers’ version of religion. You should read Kagan’s words. You might find some things to your liking.
63 posted on Sunday, June 06, 2010 7:07:38 PM by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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164 posted on 04/30/2012 5:07:39 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: svcw

And I think a vote for Obama is treason.


165 posted on 04/30/2012 5:09:11 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Raider Sam

??????????????????


166 posted on 04/30/2012 5:09:23 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: Tennessee Nana

You’re a dike hating man.....hahahahahahah


167 posted on 04/30/2012 5:09:43 PM 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: knarf

It’s another McCain event.

The VP thing will work as well as it did the last time.


168 posted on 04/30/2012 5:09:46 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: netmilsmom

It’s a free country, and I have just as much right to express my opinion as you do.

And I know the laws that govern elections much better than you do, that’s obvious.


169 posted on 04/30/2012 5:09:59 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

Aren’t you one of the “Flying Imams” who are on the Mormon threads?


170 posted on 04/30/2012 5:10:30 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: driftdiver

We agree and I am not voting for BHO.


171 posted on 04/30/2012 5:11:28 PM 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: Tennessee Nana

TennNana...some insults are just....well, silly. Those you just quoted directed to you fall in that category.


172 posted on 04/30/2012 5:11:35 PM PDT by DallasSun (Courage~Fear that has said its prayers.)
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To: knarf
My emphasis will be on the Congress, especially the Senate!
173 posted on 04/30/2012 5:12:16 PM PDT by leprechaun9
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To: svcw

A vote for a 3rd party is a vote for BO, and you know it.


174 posted on 04/30/2012 5:12:51 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: knarf
One basic question each FReeper should answer for themselves before November 6th:

Which of these would leave our nation in better shape by the end of 2016?

a) 0bama-Biden
--- or ---
b) Romney-West/Paul/Rubio/etc

175 posted on 04/30/2012 5:12:55 PM PDT by DesertSapper (Wishing Cain was still in the race.)
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To: svcw

See what ya get from RomneyBots in the off years ???

:)


176 posted on 04/30/2012 5:13:36 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: netmilsmom

So you believe Romney is really engaging in serious attacks on Obama somewhere, and we just missed it, LOL?

Come on, now. You know what Romney is and what he’s about. Vote for him, that’s your decision, of course. But don’t try to make the quisling out to be something he isn’t. It’s embarrassing.

Remember the other week, when Ted Nugent went off on Obama.....Romney hurried to assert that the most important thing was remaining civil. Yeah......pit bull.


177 posted on 04/30/2012 5:13:36 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: SoConPubbie
AARGH!! Are you kidding me?

From here:

When Congressman L.F. Payne retired in 1996, Goode won the Democratic nomination to succeed him. He won election easily, as his state senate district was virtually coextensive with the southern portion of the congressional district. During his first two terms, he compiled one of the most conservative records of any Democrat in the Congress.[6] Like many Southern Democrats, Goode strongly opposed abortion and gun control and vigorously supported the tobacco industry. His contrarian streak resulted in him being isolated within the Democratic caucus, which later led to him switching parties.[4]

Goode came under considerable fire shortly after being unopposed for a second term in 1998, when he voted for three of the four articles of impeachment against Bill Clinton. In January 2000, he declared himself an independent and began caucusing with the Republicans, who gave him a seat on the Appropriations Committee. He was handily re-elected that November, touting himself as a congressman who was "as independent as the people he serves." He officially became a Republican in August 2002 before the primary election, making him the first Republican to represent this district since 1889. Republicans had been lobbying him to switch parties since 1998. Reflecting on Goode's record at the time, David Brown, the mayor of Charlottesville and a former chairman of the city's Democratic Party said "It was obvious he didn't really fit in the Democratic Party anymore."[5]

For the 2001 congressional redistricting, Goode allied with Republican Bob Goodlatte and Democrat Rick Boucher to ensure that none of them would be put in the same district. Goode's home in Franklin County is only about 20 miles (32 km) south of Goodlatte's home in Roanoke, the heart of the [[Virginia's 6 congressional district|6th district]]. The counties to the west of Franklin County are in Boucher's [[Virginia's 9 congressional district|9th District]], which had to expand due to lack of population growth. He won his first full term as a Republican in November, 2002, with 63.47% of the vote,[7] and was elected to a fifth term, and his second full term as a Republican, with 63.68% in 2004.[8] In 2006 Goode won 59% of the vote, with challenger Al Weed garnering 40% of the vote.

In 2008 Goode lost his seat, being defeated by Democrat Tom Perriello by 727 votes (0.24% of over 316,000 votes cast). While Goode won 13 of the district's 20 counties and independent cities, Perriello's margin of victory was decided in the district's more urbanized areas. Goode won only one independent city in the district, Bedford, but by only 16 votes. Ultimately, Goode could not overcome a combined 19,000-vote deficit in the Charlottesville area (Charlottesville and surrounding Albemarle County), where Perriello is from.[9]

Goode had filed paperwork with the Federal Election Committee to allow him to raise money for a possible rematch in the 2010 elections, due to receiving "unsolicited" campaign contributions, though he said he had not decided whether or not he would run in 2010.[10] However, Goode announced in late July 2009 that would not seek the Republican nomination for the seat in 2010.[11] Nonetheless, many expect this race to be heavily targeted by the Republican Party in 2010.

This guys just another political hack trying to work his way into the "elites". Whatta a klutz.

178 posted on 04/30/2012 5:13:47 PM PDT by TexasSecede79366 (Do politicians satisfy the literal definition of zombies?)
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To: COBOL2Java; al_c

I am always amused when presented with who Romney actually is, somehow he is misquoted.
(((sigh)))
Not saying you are doing that.


179 posted on 04/30/2012 5:14:12 PM 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: EternalVigilance

>>And I know the laws that govern elections much better than you do, that’s obvious.<<

I’m a MI homeschooling mom and don’t really have a clue about it. Why should I? However, I do know that when someone is running for office, they will use any forum to belittle their opponents. It seems to me that morally a candidate would make it clear that the person is an opponent, especially here on FR. We’re like family. It may bring you votes or it may let people see why you fight hard against the leading candidate.

Open and honest wins the race!


180 posted on 04/30/2012 5:14:32 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: Sea Parrot

Sorry, I’m not bending so far as to support a gun-banning socialist pro-homosexual pro-choice democrat.

You’re bending over so far that you’re not even part of the same tree any more.


181 posted on 04/30/2012 5:15:42 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

>>So you believe Romney is really engaging in serious attacks on Obama somewhere, and we just missed it, LOL?<<

Two people on this thread heard them.
If you haven’t, perhaps some research will enlighten you.


182 posted on 04/30/2012 5:15:58 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: DesertSapper

It doesn’t seem to matter for many. The GOP out maneuvered the Tea Party and they would rather throw a tantrum than get a communist muslim out of the White House.


183 posted on 04/30/2012 5:15:58 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: knarf

The damn gingerbread man for all I care.Hes got as much chance.LOLOLOLOLOL


184 posted on 04/30/2012 5:16:07 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: netmilsmom

Yes

a charter member

:)


185 posted on 04/30/2012 5:16:13 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: svcw

You made it about Newt while at the same time insulting Paul. I know he isnt going to win, just like I know it will either be Obama or Romney.


186 posted on 04/30/2012 5:17:07 PM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE

and more palatable too...

:)


187 posted on 04/30/2012 5:17:08 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: netmilsmom

Sorry, I’m not going to toot my own horn in every post. Live with it.


188 posted on 04/30/2012 5:17:33 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: netmilsmom

We do not have a constitutional republic now. The executive ignores it and has czars and agencies usurping legislative powers, the judiciary invents stuff that isn’t constitutional, the legislative has pushed us 15 trillion in debt and we don’t have annual budgets anymore. Plus they just passed a huge law that forces people to buy a private product or be fined and jailed, citing ‘the commerce clause’ and ‘general welfare’.

Now the IRS will be able to take your guns away simply by claiming a person owes more than fifty grand in taxes. No proof or judge required.

Tell me we have a constitutional republic.


189 posted on 04/30/2012 5:17:55 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Oh and seriously, there doesn’t have to be too much ‘Pit Bull’ in pointing out the simple facts of Obama. Sometimes just pointing speaks for itself.


190 posted on 04/30/2012 5:18:27 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: netmilsmom; EternalVigilance
It seems to me that morally a candidate would make it clear that the person is an opponent, especially here on FR.

Most of us knew that EternalVigilance was running for office. Sorry you haven't kept up.

191 posted on 04/30/2012 5:18:46 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Sea Parrot
"Many oh so morally superior conservatives, make for good commie fellow travelers as they assist them to succeed."

That's the meme, right? Some folks are determined to do what they know is right, to hold to their Christian values, even though it's a difficult time. And others mock them for being "morally superior", self-righteous, etc.

Godless leftwingers behave that way. Why would you want to?

192 posted on 04/30/2012 5:19:40 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: DallasSun

Yeah

;)


193 posted on 04/30/2012 5:20:23 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: EternalVigilance

You’ve been a Congressman? I checked and couldnt find it. Or are you throwing away the Republican Party (only national party with a chance at reducing the size of government) because some local board member hurt your feelings?


194 posted on 04/30/2012 5:20:38 PM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: al_c

Peel away one layer of lies from Romney’s abortion position and to the core he’s the exact same pro-choice democrat he has always been.


195 posted on 04/30/2012 5:20:47 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: COBOL2Java

>>Most of us knew that EternalVigilance was running for office. Sorry you haven’t kept up. <<

Oh it’s alright, I’m kind of busy with the end of the school year and all.
But I wouldn’t want anyone else to be lost like I was, especially when reading one of these type of threads.

Open and honest, that’s my motto!


196 posted on 04/30/2012 5:21:46 PM PDT by netmilsmom (I am Breitbart)
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To: COBOL2Java; netmilsmom; EternalVigilance

I have very little respect for most politicians. Nothing here has changed that.


197 posted on 04/30/2012 5:21:46 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

No, a vote for a third party is a vote for a third party.
A vote for someone other that the liberal called Romney is just a vote not for the liberal called Romney.
There is no such thing as a wasted vote.


198 posted on 04/30/2012 5:21:59 PM 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: NoLibZone
"It trust Sarah Palin’s judgement on this. As well as Dick Cheney’s. They are not GOPe and they love this country."

Do you also trust Dick Cheney's judgement on homosexual marriage?

I personally love Dick Cheney. But I don't let anyone influence how I vote. I think for myself. None of these people are perfect; they're flawed individuals, as we all are. Make up your own mind.

199 posted on 04/30/2012 5:22:34 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: svcw

There are quite a few suffering from Mormon Derangement Syndrome, and I think she would be happier indulging in it.


200 posted on 04/30/2012 5:23:52 PM PDT by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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