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Thank You.....from Delaware
Self ^ | 11/03/10 | exit82

Posted on 11/03/2010 8:08:40 AM PDT by exit82

Fellow Freepers,

I want to humbly thank you for the support you gave to Christine O'Donnell here in Delaware.

So many of you gave money, prayers and moral support as we here tried to break the Democrat hold on the good people of Delaware.

Today, you will hear stories about Christine--about what a poor candidate she was, how Mike Castle was the better choice and a guaranteed win in DE for the GOP, and that she ran a poor campaign.

Believe NONE of it. I had the distinct pleasure of meeting and talking with Christine numerous times during this campaign as Mrs.exit82 and I attended various campaign events.

I heard with my own ears what she stood for, what she would do in the Senate, especially in the lame duck session. I saw her interact with all kinds of people, even those opposed to her. I saw her stand up for the unborn, for the Constitution, for fiscal sanity, for repealing Obamacare, for upholding conservative principles.

I also know that Mike Castle would NOT have won Delaware. The Democrats would not have elected a faux Democrat when they could have voted for a real one in Coons. Obama and Biden would never have come here to help Mike Castle.

As far as running a poor campaign, I don't think so. She had a little more than eight weeks to ramp up an organization, from a shoe-string in the primary, all in the face of no help from her own party in the beginning, and the media onslaught against her.

After all, why discuss issues when we can discuss dabbling in witchcraft 25 years ago, whether she paid her bills, whether she believes in evolution or not.

In the end, it was not enough. The braindead people in Northern Delaware, who had their property taxes raised by Coons three times, over 50%, just couldn't resist pulling the "D" lever one more time.

Christine O'Donnell has guts. She took the hits and did her best. Her defeat of Mike Castle changed Delaware politics forever.

Anyway, no doubt she will be analyzed and criticized and joked about ad infinitum.

However, to me, she is me. And I am proud of her. She helped change the landscape across the country by sticking to her principles.

The purpose of this post is just to say "thank you" to all you Freepers that helped in any way to get her elected. You buoyed our efforts, knowing there were folks all over pulling for us.

Freepers are the best people on the planet. I have been one since late 1998, and I have seen that over and over.

Words are inadequate, but I hope you all know how much I, and we here in Delaware, appreciate all of YOUR efforts on behalf of our little state.

This was one battle, not the war.Our country is worth fighting for, and I sincerely hope Christine will once again be in the fight for all of us.

Thank you, Freepers. You are the best.


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FRiends, just wanted to say "thank you" for helping us here in DE.
1 posted on 11/03/2010 8:08:42 AM PDT by exit82
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To: exit82
Palin said on Fox that the exit polls showed that even Castle wouldn't have won last night. Is that true?
2 posted on 11/03/2010 8:11:25 AM PDT by frogjerk (I believe in unicorns, fairies and pro-life Democrats.)
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To: exit82

Aw, shucks.

Twarn’t nuthin.

After all, ...
The Class of 98 does heavy lifting still.


3 posted on 11/03/2010 8:11:30 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: exit82
We stand with you in your disappointment and resolve with you to never compromise on conservative priniciples. Christine's was one of the many out-of-state (TX) candidate campaigns I contributed to - I'd never done this before this year.

Set your sights on 2012.

4 posted on 11/03/2010 8:12:25 AM PDT by fwdude (Anita Bryant was right.)
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To: exit82

She did a good job. She was literally buried by the media, the leftists (I know, the same thing) and even that idiot Rove and his minions.


5 posted on 11/03/2010 8:13:42 AM PDT by McGavin999 ("I was there when we had the numbers, but didn't have the principles"-Jim DeMint)
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To: exit82

Your welcome. I did give a considerable amount to try and help, and I would do it again in a heartbeat!! Don’t give up......and I do not believe a word about Mike Castle being the better candidate. NO WAY!!!


6 posted on 11/03/2010 8:13:44 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: exit82

She did very well and has absolutely nothing to regret. She was an inspiration and always had an upbeat attitude and she will be back.


7 posted on 11/03/2010 8:14:41 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (No Compromise!)
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To: exit82

Give Christine our love and unwavering gratitude. She’s the best, in my book.


8 posted on 11/03/2010 8:14:42 AM PDT by mpackard (Read my Lip-Stick)
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To: exit82

I would rather lose w/a Conservative than win w/a Lib. Give her our best.

Pray for America


9 posted on 11/03/2010 8:14:48 AM PDT by bray (A November to Remember)
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To: Jim Robinson

Jim—thank you, too. I made Chrisitine aware of the efforts of the Freepers on her behalf and she was most grateful to FreeRepublic.


10 posted on 11/03/2010 8:15:58 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: exit82

Perhaps she will run again in the future and win.

She strikes me as a decent lady, and would have had my vote.

Beyond that...the Hell is wrong with people in Delaware...and Nevada? (yourself not included)

I think the chances of me going to Nevada and spending in one red cent has just dropped to NEVER.


11 posted on 11/03/2010 8:16:16 AM PDT by chris37
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To: exit82

Christine was THE conservative in the race. I’d much rather fight for the Conservative than ‘go along’ with the supposedly ‘more electable’ R. Especially when it was a fairly sure thing that this R would more than likely support many elements of Obama’s horrible agenda.

No, supporting Christine was the right thing to do, regardless of this outcome. This race, and all of the contests voted on yesterday, was not just about collecting ‘R’s. At least, I didn’t see it that way. So, there will be one less RINO in DC. That IS a good thing. Regardless of what a few here seem to think.

cheers, and onto 2012!

pattyjo


12 posted on 11/03/2010 8:16:41 AM PDT by pj_627
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To: exit82

13 posted on 11/03/2010 8:16:42 AM PDT by GOP_Harley_Guy
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To: exit82

Don’t feel so bad. Here in NY we elected two Dims to the Senate.
As much as I wanted O’Donnell and all the other “Tea Partiers” to win, I’d rather lose than put another RINO in office to screw us down the road. A strong message was sent to the Republican party to stop trying to shove RINOs down our throats. And now Obambi can’t come out in 2012 and call this a “do nothing congress” like Truman in ‘48 and Clinton in ‘96, because the dims run the Senate,


14 posted on 11/03/2010 8:17:55 AM PDT by rex regnum insanit (falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus)
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To: exit82
It was an honor to support Christine with donations of $$ and time (phone bank...all the way from Texas!).

Not to worry...we haven't seen the last of this remarkable lady. She's young, bright and has a great future ahead of her...in politics or who knows where?

15 posted on 11/03/2010 8:18:01 AM PDT by Jane Long (2 Chron 7:14)
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To: frogjerk

Mike Castle would not have won here. Thank Tokyo Rove for that canard.


16 posted on 11/03/2010 8:18:07 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: frogjerk

Yes, that us true. And if I could have smacked Karl Rove in his self-righteous, smug little round face, I would have not stopped until it was gone! What these bas terds did to Christine O’Donnell during this election was abhorrent and obscene!


17 posted on 11/03/2010 8:18:24 AM PDT by MestaMachine (My TEA tastes extra sweet today!!!)
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To: exit82
I think it would be great for her to join Sarah Palin on the stump.

We all need to pray that Coons and all of his buds keep their mouths switched on overload. We need to know EVERY action of EVERY brain cell.

18 posted on 11/03/2010 8:19:13 AM PDT by Slyfox
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To: exit82

Bless you guys in DE. Our state of Mexifornia turned bluer than ever.

Well, Freeper Palladin must be celebrating O Donnell’s loss..


19 posted on 11/03/2010 8:19:25 AM PDT by max americana (Hoax and Chains, Dopeychangey)
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To: exit82

I thought she was a terrific candidate. She kept her composure, and her good attitude under great pressure and against daunting odds.


20 posted on 11/03/2010 8:19:45 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: onyx; hoosiermama; truthfreedom; Brices Crossroads; MarkLevinFan; Delacon; DelaWhere; Fishtalk

A thankful ping for all of you.


21 posted on 11/03/2010 8:19:45 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: McGavin999

I agree...she was a primary target for the progressives out there...from both parties. She came across as very well informed to me and I donated to her campaign even though I couldn’t cast a vote for her....we got stuck with Boswell(D) in my district again here in Iowa so i feel your pain. Looks like a good trend overall nationally, just wish we could have kept that momentum going here locally.


22 posted on 11/03/2010 8:21:42 AM PDT by FlashBack ('0'bama: "Katrina on a Global Level")
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To: exit82

Thanks!! Great post!!

And even with the tremendous gains across the country yesterday, I am left scratching my head as to how many mascocistic Americans there still are who, when given a clear choice on who would IMPROVE their lifestyle, will still pull the lever for a Socialist just because a candidate used TV ads to sling mud at the opponent.

The only conclusion I can come to is that there are MANY of just down right lazy Americans who STILL, even after Obama and the DEM Congress, really think that it does not who goes to Washington.

My other conclusion is that Americans are so obsessed with the social platform of a candidate over the fiscal platform of a candidate....


23 posted on 11/03/2010 8:22:14 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (formally known as Kerretarded....I changed my name)
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To: frogjerk

Doesn’t Coons remind you of the Emperor from “Star Wars?”


24 posted on 11/03/2010 8:23:28 AM PDT by whitedog57
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To: chris37

Vegas is a sewer. I outgrew that particular hellhole years ago.


25 posted on 11/03/2010 8:23:28 AM PDT by tgusa (Investment plan: blued steel, brass, lead, copper)
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To: combat_boots
After all, ... The Class of 98 does heavy lifting still.

Must be our lot in life ;).

Loved your tagline--that's what matters most.

26 posted on 11/03/2010 8:25:40 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: exit82
I want to humbly thank you for the support you gave to Christine O'Donnell

She was unqualified and unprepared to be Senator. Why not EARN a senate shot by working your way up through the state house. She IS cute though.

27 posted on 11/03/2010 8:25:40 AM PDT by HospiceNurse
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To: exit82

I was happy to do what I could. Christine did conservatism and her nation great service in making her run. What was revealed about the GOP as an institution was invaluable.

She did nit win her race, but she did reveal a spy ring in the GOP.

God bless her, and as for the GOP institutional quislings and catamites, read the psalm:


Psalms Chapter 144. Of David.

Blessed be the LORD, my rock, who trains my hands for battle, my fingers for war;

My safe guard and my fortress, my stronghold, my deliverer, My shield, in whom I trust, who subdues peoples under me.

LORD, what are mortals that you notice them; human beings, that you take thought of them?

They are but a breath; their days are like a passing shadow.

LORD, incline your heavens and come; touch the mountains and make them smoke.

Flash forth lightning and scatter my foes; shoot your arrows and rout them.

Reach out your hand from on high; deliver me from the many waters; rescue me from the hands of foreign foes. Their mouths speak lies; their right hands are raised in lying oaths.

O God, a new song I will sing to you; on a ten-stringed lyre I will play for you. You give victory to kings; you delivered David your servant.

From the menacing sword deliver me; rescue me from the hands of foreign foes. Their mouths speak untruth; their right hands are raised in lying oaths.

May our sons be like plants well nurtured from their youth, Our daughters, like carved columns, shapely as those of the temple.

May our barns be full with every kind of store. May our sheep increase by thousands, by tens of thousands in our fields; may our oxen be well fattened.

May there be no breach in the walls, no exile, no outcry in our streets.

Happy the people so blessed; happy the people whose God is the LORD.


28 posted on 11/03/2010 8:26:25 AM PDT by Psalm 144
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To: fwdude

Thanks for contributing to various campaigns in other states. That made a difference for many candidates. That’s how we can counteract the special interests, too.


29 posted on 11/03/2010 8:27:04 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: frogjerk
Palin said on Fox that the exit polls showed that even Castle wouldn't have won last night. Is that true?

Yes.

30 posted on 11/03/2010 8:27:30 AM PDT by PhatHead
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To: Eagle of Liberty

oops....should be “does not MATTER who goes to Washington.”


31 posted on 11/03/2010 8:27:34 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (formally known as Kerretarded....I changed my name)
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To: exit82

Our disappointment must be minor compared to all of you...Prayers still with all of you. One gutsy lady who WILL be heard from again....God will open another window for her.....maybe a cabinet position is in her future...In the mean time prepare for greatness.


32 posted on 11/03/2010 8:27:47 AM PDT by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: exit82

Well said.


33 posted on 11/03/2010 8:28:26 AM PDT by listenhillary (A very simple fix to our dilemma - We need to reward the makers instead of the takers)
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To: McGavin999

Yes, Tokyo Rove did a number on her right out of the blocks.

He never did admit he was trying to get the Delare 9-12 Patriots and the other Tea Party folks here in DE to unite under Mike Castle last December. They told him to get lost.

Gee, wonder who paid his bill? Hmmm......


34 posted on 11/03/2010 8:29:36 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: pollywog

You are a great Freeper—thanks for the help here.


35 posted on 11/03/2010 8:30:26 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: exit82

I got a call from the NRSCC this morning asking for a donation. I told them my answer was 2 words: Christine O’Donnell.


36 posted on 11/03/2010 8:31:27 AM PDT by anoldafvet (Bread lines or Assembly lines, your vote, your choice)
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To: Outlaw Woman

She sure is an inspiration—a really good, decent person, too.


37 posted on 11/03/2010 8:31:31 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: exit82

I really believe that Christine took one for the team. She absorbed all the “let’s make Republicans look like freaks” media energy that would have been used to destroy other Republicans who did win.


38 posted on 11/03/2010 8:31:52 AM PDT by denydenydeny
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To: frogjerk

She gave it a good try. She exposed the so-called journalists for what they are — democRAT hacks with no credibility and no integrity. It’s a sad day when the liberal media is permitted to affect the outcome of elections by spewing lies. Negative ads are part of the game but there should be a requirement that they be truthful.


39 posted on 11/03/2010 8:32:22 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: mpackard; bray

I will try to get this thread to her, so she can see that people do think she is the best. Thanks.


40 posted on 11/03/2010 8:33:01 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: exit82

All these classless Rino’s around here sure don’t say much about Fiorina. We did it their way on that one.


41 posted on 11/03/2010 8:33:30 AM PDT by Luke21
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To: HospiceNurse

Are you from Delaware?


42 posted on 11/03/2010 8:34:31 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: chris37

I know, I don’t get Nevada either. Reid should have been shown the door.

Guess the SEIU really knows how to maintain those voting machines.


43 posted on 11/03/2010 8:34:54 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: exit82

GO Christine.. ya done good girl.. keep it up..


44 posted on 11/03/2010 8:35:49 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: HospiceNurse
She was unqualified and unprepared to be Senator. Why not EARN a senate shot by working your way up through the state house. She IS cute though.

EARN a senate shot by becoming a career politician? Did you really just say that?
45 posted on 11/03/2010 8:36:03 AM PDT by Eagle of Liberty (formally known as Kerretarded....I changed my name)
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To: exit82

I was another Freeper who supported COD. Very disappointed in Karl Rove, but glad find out without a doubt that he is definitely a rino. Disappointed in the “Republicans” who did not vote for COD. Glad that I am no longer a republican.


46 posted on 11/03/2010 8:36:11 AM PDT by Reddy (B.O. stinks)
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To: exit82
Reid and Nevada are officially married to the mob. That relationship comes with some serious prenups.
47 posted on 11/03/2010 8:36:17 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( Sarah Palin - For such a time as this...)
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To: pj_627

You nailed it. She was the conservative and she did not waver from that.

She got rid of the RINO, and for that we will always be grateful.


48 posted on 11/03/2010 8:36:24 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: HospiceNurse
Why not EARN a senate shot by working your way up through the state house.

You EARN a Senate shot by winning a primary.

49 posted on 11/03/2010 8:36:27 AM PDT by Fundamentally Fair (If exercising the right to free speech invites violence, then girls in short skirts invite rape.)
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To: GOP_Harley_Guy

Thanks for pic, FRiend.

She is even better looking on person. Decent as all get out, too. Her face shows her inner goodness.


50 posted on 11/03/2010 8:38:12 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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