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Sharon Angle Endorses Santorum
National Review Online ^ | 02-01-2012 | Robert Costa

Posted on 02/01/2012 7:20:35 PM PST by parksstp

Sharron Angle, a Nevada Republican and tea-party favorite, will endorse Rick Santorum. She issued the following statement to National Review Online:

Rick Santorum and I have known each other for years. He is a strong fiscal and social conservative who stands on principles above politics. He has never wavered in his support for family values understanding the impact that strong families have on a prosperous economy. His continuous opposition to Amnesty, Obamacare, the bail-outs, and cap and trade are a perfect fit with our main street Tea Party movement.

Angle was the Nevada GOP’s nominee for U.S. Senate in 2010.

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Another Endorsement from a 2010 Tea Party Favorite. Not sure how much this one will play out.
1 posted on 02/01/2012 7:20:40 PM PST by parksstp
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To: parksstp

I’m not sure about Nevada but it looks like Santorum is pretty strong in the midwest and has some momentum building for colorado.


2 posted on 02/01/2012 7:25:08 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: parksstp

Waste of an endorsement because Santorum could not beat King Obama. No Way. Romney would be trashed beyond belief by King Obama. Both Santorum and Romney is trashing Newt. Stupid because we will have a total dictatorship by our current communists black Muslim King Obama. Good work!


3 posted on 02/01/2012 7:27:28 PM PST by Logical me
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To: cripplecreek

I’m watching Lindsey Graham, who led the coup against Newt, on Greta being very supportive of Newt. Best defense of Newt on his leadership I’ve heard yet.

Most here hate LG so how is this being received?


4 posted on 02/01/2012 7:29:12 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: Logical me

She can move her endorsement in a couple of months


5 posted on 02/01/2012 7:32:08 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: parksstp

How is Rick Santorum being a conservative, by not supporting and by not endorsing Pat Toomey’s first run for Pennsylvania U.S. Senate?


6 posted on 02/01/2012 7:35:43 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (If leftist legislation that's already in place really can't be ended by non-leftists, then what?)
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To: Williams

“I’m watching Lindsey Graham, who led the coup against Newt, on Greta being very supportive of Newt. Best defense of Newt on his leadership I’ve heard yet.

Most here hate LG so how is this being received?”

Are you serious? Apparently you and I watched different interviews. Graham said that Newt was irregular and erratic, and he said he believes Newt is a DANGER to himself and others. When Greta called him on it, he said, “Oh, well, I believe that about Obama, too.” That was a sidewinding way to link Newt with Obama and paint them as similar. Graham’s sly little digs were well-placed, because after all, Newt did win big in SC and he has to be mindful of that. But in his feminine way, Lindsay got across his message that Newt isn’t fit to be president.


7 posted on 02/01/2012 7:37:36 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: cripplecreek
it looks like Santorum is pretty strong in the midwest and has some momentum building for colorado.

Yes. Santorum is putting out negative ads in Colorado -- against Gingrich.

Apparently, he's learned well from his mentor, Romney.

8 posted on 02/01/2012 7:38:40 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: parksstp

People will say Sharon Angle who?


9 posted on 02/01/2012 7:40:17 PM PST by svcw (For the new year: you better toughen You up, if you are going to continue to be stupid.)
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To: Williams

Maybe he feels he may have to work with Newt as President soon so he is trying to send a positive signal to Newt in advance. LOL!


10 posted on 02/01/2012 7:41:48 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Click "UNDO" on OBAMA! VOTE NEWT!)
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To: Logical me

The good thing about Santorium (other than the fact he is conservative...not that it matters around Free Republic) is that Obama would have so little to trash Santorium about.


11 posted on 02/01/2012 7:44:14 PM PST by JohnD9207 (Santorium...the only Conservative in the race.)
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To: parksstp

Sharron foolishly fumbled away the 2010 election that she should have won easily. She is no longer a Tea Party favorite, she is Harry Reid’s dream.


12 posted on 02/01/2012 7:49:02 PM PST by iowamark
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

How is Rick Santorum being a conservative, by not supporting and by not endorsing Pat Toomey’s first run for Pennsylvania U.S. Senate?

Simple...The republicans needed Arlen Spector on the Judicial Committee to get Bush’s picks in. Toomey would have not been assigned to any committees of importance.


13 posted on 02/01/2012 7:52:10 PM PST by JohnD9207 (Santorium...the only Conservative in the race.)
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To: parksstp

If the Las Vegas unions had not stolen the election, Sharon would be in the Senate and Harry Reid would be sitting on his front porch writing rhymes and jingles for his favorite earmark: American taxpayer-funded Cowboy Poetry Festival in his hometown of Searchlight, Nevada.


14 posted on 02/01/2012 7:53:36 PM PST by jmax
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To: Logical me

Click to Donate to Newt Gingrich

15 posted on 02/01/2012 7:59:26 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God: Newt, and Sarah will be right next to you.)
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To: jmax

I wrote the only biography of Harry Reid and it is chock full of Harry Reid’s corruption. Sharron Angle knew about it, and did nothing with it. I am sick to my ear lobes with Republicans and Tea Partyers who are not willing to fight the down and dirty even when they are handed 300 pages of opposition research.

Santorum is cut from the same cloth as Angle, Mr. Rogers in a sweater. Santorum is willing to take on Newt but say nothing about Romney, pretty sad.

http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php


16 posted on 02/01/2012 8:01:07 PM PST by FastCoyote (I am intolerant of the intolerable.)
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To: Williams

There is a thread on it...posted just a few minutes ago, I’ll ping you to it.


17 posted on 02/01/2012 8:01:07 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God: Newt, and Sarah will be right next to you.)
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To: parksstp

Well, OK, but Gingrich just got Lindsay Graham’s endorsement, so there... :-)


18 posted on 02/01/2012 8:05:48 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: iowamark
You may not like Santorum as he's not your candidate....fine. That's a separate issue for another thread.

But, in regards to Sharon Angle, she didn't fumble away anything. The results from that individual election contained major irregularities which have never been explained. And I'll remind you that Angle was 4 points ahead in almost all the polls going into that election, an election in which she was opposed by Democrats and the same establishment Republicans many here (and elsewhere) are currently rallying against.

19 posted on 02/01/2012 8:10:36 PM PST by Rational Thought
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To: FastCoyote
Santorum is cut from the same cloth as Angle, Mr. Rogers in a sweater. Santorum is willing to take on Newt but say nothing about Romney, pretty sad.

BUMP!

20 posted on 02/01/2012 8:12:39 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Flycatcher; FastCoyote
Santorum is willing to take on Newt but say nothing about Romney, pretty sad.

That is in no way, shape, matter or form a factual statement. At best, you haven't paid much attention to this primary, and at worst, you are simply engaging in false propaganda - and that's what is pretty sad. Given the most recent memorable event in this campaign was Santorum stealing the show at the last debate in his schooling Romney it is especially pitiful you would post such a comment.

21 posted on 02/01/2012 8:23:31 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: Flycatcher
Santorum is willing to take on Newt but say nothing about Romney, pretty sad

Santorum's been all over Romney. Ads about Romneycare and how it's no different from Obamacare. In fact it sounds like he's hitting Romney harder than Newt.

22 posted on 02/01/2012 8:24:16 PM PST by Kenny (<p><i)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore
How is Rick Santorum being a conservative, by not supporting and by not endorsing Pat Toomey’s first run for Pennsylvania U.S. Senate?

One might ask the same question about Newt's endorsement of Dede Scozzafava.

Santorum had several reasons to endorse Specter, although I thought it was a big mistake. First, Bush and Rove leaned on him, hard, and said that Specter was more electable, and would help Bush confirm good SCOTUS candidates in the Senate. I doubted that, but in fact he did, before he went around the bend.

Second, Specter had endorsed Santorum in earlier elections, although he did nothing to help him in 2006.

What was Newt's excuse for endorsing Scozzafava? Without that endorsement, the Conservative probably would have won. Scozzafava had little chance of winning, but instead dropped out and handed it to the Democrat. Without all those attacks by the RNC and Newt on the Conservative, he would have won the seat.

Frankly, it would be more to the point if Ron Paul would drop out, but I'm afraid he never will. He enjoys being destructive.

23 posted on 02/01/2012 8:26:16 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: FastCoyote
Just ordered your book from Amazon. Looks interesting. Thanks for the info and heads up.

For any interested Freepers, the book is: "Money, Mob & Influence In Harry Reid's Nevada" by Daxton Brown.

24 posted on 02/01/2012 8:29:51 PM PST by jmax
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Here we go again...

It would have required a lack of integrity on the part of Santorum to have done anything but stand by Specter when Specter had worked so hard for Santorum in his previous elections.


25 posted on 02/01/2012 8:30:19 PM PST by Republican Wildcat
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To: parksstp

What I want to know is if the frothy Santorum has gotten the endorsement of Arlen Spector?


26 posted on 02/01/2012 8:30:59 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Flycatcher

I am perplexed...I can’t find any news items of negative ad’s against Santorum! Can’t believe he has no baggage to attack on.


27 posted on 02/01/2012 8:37:10 PM PST by entropy12 (Socialism has failed everywhere tried. It breeds mediocrity, corruption, nepotism & poverty for all)
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To: parksstp
This cat reminds me of the co-dependent wife after her thirty-fifth beating looking for that glimmer of hope, that ray of sunshine that says "Hang in there baby…"

Or perhaps the washed up quarterback who connects on a TD pass against a third team defense; "Wow we can do this!"

History will show Rick Santorum's candidacy for what it us… counterproductive at best, senseless in reality.

It would not matter one yod were it Cain, Bachmann or this guy who was the "Remaining Messianic Conservative Hope".
That candidate would have the same base providing the same results.

The kettle is beginning to boil, who knows America may wake and smell the coffee…

I'm sure Ross Perot had good intentions…

28 posted on 02/01/2012 8:42:56 PM PST by bksanders (Old Gets Older the Older I Get)
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To: Kenny; Republican Wildcat
Can you tell I'm peeved at Santorum? Good. I am.

Why?

There are only two conservatives in this race: Gingrich and Santorum. Lifetime ACU rating of both: Gingrich --90; Santorum -- 88.1. That's pretty close. I agree that both are conservatives.

So who is the enemy here? His name is Romney (POS). Because he's certainly not an (R).

That said, I REALLY loved it when Santorum when after Romney over healthcare during the debate last week. Great stuff. Gingrich also went after Romney on a number of issues too.

But here's the difference between Santorum and Gingrich. Gingrich tries to keep the debate on the issues, and if he does attack, it's against the gun-grabbing, pro-abortion, pro-homosexualist statist polices of Romney. But when Santorum attacks, it's almost always aimed at Gingrich (other than that beautiful attack on Romneycare).

Don't believe me? Many Coloradan FReepers and Nevadan FReepers are testifying to Santorum's anti-Gingrich attacks in their states. So why the hell is Santorum doing this?

Why isn't he attacking Romney?

Your theories?

29 posted on 02/01/2012 8:56:46 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

LG absolutely said Newt would be a formidible nominee and is a good leader who accomplished great things. He stated clearly he had misjudged Newt in the past. He made the semi humorous comment about when Newt is not careful with his words, at the end.


30 posted on 02/01/2012 9:02:44 PM PST by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: entropy12
I am perplexed...I can’t find any news items of negative ad’s against Santorum! Can’t believe he has no baggage to attack on.

You've noticed that too?

The Santorum campaign is following Romney's lead by going negative against Newt.

Yet no one is going negative against Santorum.

If, for some reason, Santorum's negative attack ads against Newt work, I'm pretty sure he'll be the next to find out what it means to be at the receiving end of negative attacks.

I hate this internecine crap!

31 posted on 02/01/2012 9:04:27 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Flycatcher

Damn it to Hell, Man. Santorum has been attacking Romney. Lets get to the real issue here, Newt isn’t more conservative than Romney. Anyone pushing Man-made global warming like Newt is either a half-witted fool or a lying fraud. Which is it?


32 posted on 02/01/2012 9:06:47 PM PST by Oklahoma
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To: Williams
I’m watching Lindsey Graham, who led the coup against Newt, on Greta being very supportive of Newt. Best defense of Newt on his leadership I’ve heard yet.

Most here hate LG so how is this being received?

I thought that it was a great interview. I think that Graham was mad about the lies that were being told about Newt. He was there and he stood up for Newt.

33 posted on 02/01/2012 9:06:59 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: jmax; FastCoyote
Just ordered your book from Amazon. Looks interesting. Thanks for the info and heads up.

For any interested Freepers, the book is: "Money, Mob & Influence In Harry Reid's Nevada" by Daxton Brown.

Thanks, will look for it. I could not remember the title of the book.

34 posted on 02/01/2012 9:13:03 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: Oklahoma
Newt isn’t more conservative than Romney.

Ha.

Ha.

35 posted on 02/01/2012 9:13:59 PM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: CatherineofAragon
Are you serious? Apparently you and I watched different interviews. Graham said that Newt was irregular and erratic, and he said he believes Newt is a DANGER to himself and others.

Sorry, your recall and presentation is a bit slanted. After saying that he DID go on to say he appreciated Newt and what Newt accomplished as Speaker.
So that leave the question, which version did you see or decide to present here on FR???
What were you hoping to gain with that very slanted version.

Maybe I am wrong, if so post the ENTIRE text for all to see. If I am wrong, I will humbly apologize.. but I don't think so.

LG was his normal RINO weasel self, but it ended up being an endorsement.. at least to my recall.
36 posted on 02/01/2012 9:41:55 PM PST by JSteff ((((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))))
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To: Williams
"I’m watching Lindsey Graham, who led the coup against Newt"

I've heard that it was Tom DeLay that led the coup??? Maybe both?

37 posted on 02/01/2012 10:31:59 PM PST by matthew fuller (My replacement for Drudge-http://www.webcommentary.com/links.php)
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To: parksstp

Sharon Angle Endorses Santorum

That should be the kiss of death! She may have been the Tea Party candidate, but she’s a looney tune. She’s the primary reason Harry Reid still sits in the Senate. She has one of the most intemperate mouths I’ve ever seen. I guess it doesn’t matter much since Santorum is at the end of the road.


38 posted on 02/01/2012 11:07:26 PM PST by vette6387 (Enough Already!)
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To: Logical me

Bull crap. I’m sick of that line. He has as good a shot as shot.


39 posted on 02/02/2012 2:13:44 AM PST by PjhCPA (Game On!)
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To: entropy12
" I am perplexed...I can’t find any news items of negative ad’s against Santorum! Can’t believe he has no baggage to attack on. "

And why would liberal press attack someone who's a threat to no one but Newt?

40 posted on 02/02/2012 2:32:20 AM PST by AnTiw1
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To: parksstp

oh wow. about as exciting as rick himself


41 posted on 02/02/2012 3:56:06 AM PST by Reagan69 (I supported Sarah Palin and all I got was a lousy DVD !)
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To: Flycatcher
Apparently, he's learned well from his mentor, Romney.

Sorry children, that progressive tactic has worn pretty thin. So do you have the manhood to admit that all those people who were working for Romney are now endorsing Gingrich? LOL
42 posted on 02/02/2012 4:42:43 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Williams
Most here hate LG so how is this being received?

With the same courage they faced Newt's open borders, big government policies, and all the secret Romney employees endorsing him. By looking the other way and hoping nobody notices the hypocrisy.
43 posted on 02/02/2012 4:46:52 AM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: AnTiw1

I was thinking more of Mittens & Newt not attacking Rick.
At least I have not seen any news items of such.


44 posted on 02/02/2012 7:33:42 AM PST by entropy12 (Socialism has failed everywhere tried. It breeds mediocrity, corruption, nepotism & poverty for all)
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To: JSteff

The HECK it was slanted. Your last sentence says it all: Graham was his normal RINO weasel self. I stand by everything I saw and heard.

Why should I post the entire text? Because you decided to gloss over part of that sneaky little wimp’s words? Sorry, not playing. Of course Graham said he appreciated him, but I maintain that “Newt is a danger to himself and others, but so is Obama” is hardly an “endorsement.” Or perhaps it is the kind one can expect from Graham, whose buddy McCain endorsed Romney and who needs to tread lightly since Newt won SC.

And as for “what were you hoping to gain?”-——before you go off on a tangent, I invite you to check my posting history.


45 posted on 02/02/2012 7:48:46 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: cripplecreek
I'm not sure I understand your post, Cripplecreek. But I like you, and don't want to get in a flame war over Gingrich vs Santorum with you.

Reread my posts #29 and #31. I agree that Santorum and Gingrich are the only two conservatives in this race, as the ACU ratings can attest.

So what is my beef with Santorum? Again, the enemy is Romney and Obama. When Gingrich or Santorum attack these two statists, I will applaud (as I've done for Santorum). But Gingrich has never run a negative ad against Santorum. Santorum, though, is now going scorched-earth negative against Gingrich in ads running in Colorado and Nevada.

As I said before, why the hell is Santorum doing this? That is what I meant by my post #8 -- the Romney mentor comment. Romney can only win by going negative, and that is what Santorum seems to have learned from Florida from Romney: go negative against Newt.

It's disheartening, and just so you know where I stand, if Newt went scorched-earth negative against Santorum in these primary races, I would be equally as angry with him too.

46 posted on 02/02/2012 8:02:53 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: cripplecreek; Flycatcher
Hey, I gotta run and buy some decking material, so I won't be around for several hours.

I'll be sure to answer any replies then.

47 posted on 02/02/2012 8:14:33 AM PST by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: jmax

Thanks so much for ordering “Harry: Money Mob & Influence”. The investigation still goes on, a lot of the interviews still left hanging are literally with murderers or people who have been involved with kidnapping, bribery, the mob. It hasn’t been easy following the trail, so every bit of support helps. I hope you enjoy it.
Watch the movie Casino as backup material, I’m essentially filling in Harry’s part. Casino is 85% plus real, so you will see what I’m up against.


48 posted on 02/03/2012 3:45:19 PM PST by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore
" How is Rick Santorum being a conservative, by not supporting and by not endorsing Pat Toomey’s first run for Pennsylvania U.S. Senate? "

How many times are we going to hear this propaganda crap here on Free Republic ?

Answer this question ?

How is Pat Toomey being a conservative by supporting the repeal of the ban in the military of Don't Ask, Don' tell ? and how is Toomey being a conservative who voted to repeal the ban in the military of sodomy and bestiality ? answer those 2 questions.
49 posted on 02/03/2012 10:13:13 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Cicero

The Newt supporters still have not gave me a answer of how can Pat Toomey being a conservative support the repeal of the ban in the military of Don’t Ask, Don’t tell, and voted on the repeal of the ban in the military of sodomy and bestiality.... I never have gotten a answer back from he Newt support of this... I wonder why ? perhaps ? if they repeat a lie often enough people will believe it.


50 posted on 02/03/2012 10:15:59 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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