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Kevinís Korner: The No-Debating Debate, Branstadís New Career & You Go First Newt
The Iowa Republican ^ | November 6, 2011 | Kevin Hall

Posted on 11/06/2011 5:37:46 AM PST by Cincinatus' Wife

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To: cripplecreek

I think that’s the way a lot of the electorate feels. They’re sick of the politicians screwing up the country. They want someone from outside the beltway mentality, with no ties to the GOP elite, to get us back on track. If you look at all the other candidates the ties to Washington are there. Even Perry with his early ties to Karl Rove, and his long political career. The fact the electorate stayed with Cain this past week, and even increased their donations during this time, speaks volumes for what they want.


21 posted on 11/06/2011 6:27:57 AM PST by bcsco (A vote for Cain will cure the Pain!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

A conservative writing for the Wa-Po, yes. Better than the posts quoting the idiot radio show host out of Iowa your cohorts have been flagellating us with these past few days. Far better.


22 posted on 11/06/2011 6:30:37 AM PST by bcsco (A vote for Cain will cure the Pain!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I wish we could fuse the best parts of Newt and Cain into one candidate.


23 posted on 11/06/2011 6:34:26 AM PST by Yardstick
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To: bcsco

My first choice was Michele Bachmann due to her short political career and her consistency. I think she’ll be out after Iowa but hopefully she’ll play a part in setting policy in a Cain administration.

She has some top notch ideas but she speaks too much like a politician.


24 posted on 11/06/2011 6:35:05 AM PST by cripplecreek (A vote for Amnesty is a vote for a permanent Democrat majority. ..Choose well.)
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To: newzjunkey

Yep, and we disagree.

I like my whoppers without onions and cheese and I totally accept that you may not like them at all.

But then again, some people have their opinion on what a debate should be, the establishment created the Commission on Presidential Debates and others are simply looking for an honest exchange of ideas.


25 posted on 11/06/2011 6:35:49 AM PST by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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To: cripplecreek
Better than I am. I'm not up to trusting any of them.

Clearly not having hit the books, I still suspect Cain is a stalker for Romney.

Newt's brilliant and well versed. However, he's made hints that call for closer scrutiny. I can overlook the old baggage but I want to feel confident he can be kept on the reservation. I'm not there yet.

There's no trusting Romney.

Since CA doesn't vote until June participation for me, and millions of others in late states, will come down to a decision to donate. No one's made a sale. I'm not sure any of the candidates will.

26 posted on 11/06/2011 6:39:03 AM PST by newzjunkey (Republicans will find a way to reelect Obama.)
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To: cripplecreek

I liked her at first as well. But she can come across pretty rough. My wife can’t stand her. As with you I still think she has some good ideas but isn’t ready for the grand stage.

When Herman Cain came along, I saw his being the outsider he is as a plus, in addition to his business background. That’s what drew me to him. He’s not Reagan, but he’s personable, well spoken, and is running a stealth campaign. I’m impressed.


27 posted on 11/06/2011 6:43:58 AM PST by bcsco (A vote for Cain will cure the Pain!)
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To: rob777

I missed the debate and forgot to DVR it. I am assuming this; that in a debate with Newt Gingrich on substance and information, one survives only because Newt lets them survive. IMHO. This goes for just about anyone I can think of. I read where Cain and Newt are friendly, being from Georgia together, apart from campaign friendly.

However, with no record whatsoever Cain has it so much easier than those who have done something. Cain wants to try at going the distance on the force of a cheery personality. Some of us just can’t fall for that empty background, since it gave us the cheery personality, Obama.


28 posted on 11/06/2011 7:37:36 AM PST by RitaOK (Texas. Exhibit A for Rick, who needs to pound the fiction flackers back into the Stone Age.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Major fail for the candidates who refused the invitation. Their loss and our gain. Cain and Newt did America great last night. We may have seen the GOP ticket in that ending arms on each other’s shoulder and waves at the audience. They would make a great team.


29 posted on 11/06/2011 7:48:44 AM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

This guy must have been watching another channel. Newt and Herman were both informed and detailed in their ideas on entitlement reform. It was one of the best discussions yet. Looks like maybe they are going to team up. Cain/Gingrich or Gingrich/Cain fine by me.


30 posted on 11/06/2011 7:55:58 AM PST by lostboy61 (Only a little side trip,not the whole show)
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To: RitaOK
"I am assuming this; that in a debate with Newt Gingrich on substance and information, one survives only because Newt lets them survive. IMHO. This goes for just about anyone I can think of. I read where Cain and Newt are friendly, being from Georgia together, apart from campaign friendly."


Actually, it was more of a tag team presentation of Republican solutions to America's problems than a debate between the two. They were both complimentary of each other and did not go on the attack, except for targeting Obama. Cain even deferred to Newt a few times to answer a question first, then played off that answer.
31 posted on 11/06/2011 12:03:03 PM PST by rob777
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