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Newt wants YOU to vote Santorum in Michigan (Opinion)
http://www.TableOfWisdom.com ^ | 2/27/2012 | Scott Ryan

Posted on 02/27/2012 5:49:15 AM PST by publius321

I heard Newt Gingrich say on Saturday that he expects Romney will likely have a good day on Tuesday. This I believe is Newt’s subtle way of releasing his supporters to vote for Rick Santorum in Michigan where he is polling 8% and also low in Arizona.

Newt is sagacious enough to know that while he cannot ask his voters to do this, he knows that Santorum dealing Romney's campaign a mortal wound on Tuesday would be the best chance of making this a one on one race between himself (a strong conservative) and Santorum (a strong conservative).

Mitt blew $50 million of his own personal fortune in 2008 chasing his legacy. That’s a very significant percentage of his total estimated $250 million estimated net worth – and that’s not all liquid. From that we can presume that he is not about to make another such ridiculous gamble of the family fortune this time around as his smear campaign is currently being funded largely by "super-PACS".

The bottom line is that if he loses Michigan, you will quite possibly see a substantial quantity of that PAC money disappear. That’s the way it typically works with PACS. They typically chase performance as their real motive is to be in the good graces of whoever they see as likely to be in power.

So not only would Mitt Romney look severely weakened, his cash transfusion upon which he depends to do his dirty work would be as well.

With Romney’s inevitability mantra out of the way, the PACS would likely diversify between Santorum who is strong in the mid-west and possibly some of the northern states and Newt Gingrich who is strong in the south and West (where conservatives should coalesce around Newt to continue to bury Romney as long as he remains in the race).

This is how I know that Newt Gingrich wants his supporters to vote for Rick Santorum in Michigan and Arizona. His 8% do him no good there. Newt is not even campaigning in Michigan. As much as Newt supporters may want to actually vote for their candidate, most will understand that they are not helping their candidate at all by voting for him. It's ironic but a vote for Newt in Michigan and Arizona is a vote for Mitt Romney.

After this Tuesday I will be saying the same thing to states where Newt Gingrich is the leader such as Georgia. In some of these southern and western states, a vote for Santorum would be a vote for Mitt Romney. I personally voted for Newt Gingrich here in Florida because he was the conservative with the larger margin going into the election.

At this juncture this election is one of conservatives against the minority liberals who seek to once again hi-jack this party and it is bigger than either Rick or Newt as individual candidates.

It will be fun to listen to the pundits on Wednesday talk about what we just did. None of this would have been possible without the grass-roots capabilities provided by websites like http://www.Freerepublic.com and social networking.

Let’s go and make some history together.

Here’s the strategy: (The video is at my blog linked above. If I had the capability to do so, I would prefer to post it here.)

God bless.

Scott/Publius321


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: blogger; michigan; newt; newtneversaidit; romney; santorum

1 posted on 02/27/2012 5:49:23 AM PST by publius321
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To: publius321

I think the real indicator is that he has so clearly stayed out of the way.

This Santorum supporter appreciates it a great deal.


2 posted on 02/27/2012 5:51:22 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: publius321

I hope MI republicans are savvy enough to realize this.


3 posted on 02/27/2012 5:51:45 AM PST by skeeter
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To: publius321

Vote for Newt....Period


4 posted on 02/27/2012 5:55:26 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: publius321

No. You’re wrong. Vote Newt. :-) Santorum is on his way down and his supporters are now reaching. Vote Newt.

Newtomorrow.

AbsoNEWTly Newt at the polls.

$2.50 gas with Newt!


5 posted on 02/27/2012 6:02:53 AM PST by lahargis (https://www.newt.org/donate)
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To: lahargis

New polls out in Michigan saying that Rick is regaining the lead again...


6 posted on 02/27/2012 6:04:55 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: American Constitutionalist

Um.. link please.


7 posted on 02/27/2012 6:06:36 AM PST by lahargis (https://www.newt.org/donate)
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To: All; publius321
That's a false and misleading title if one ever existed. You are "mind-reading."

Further, unlike Arizona, Michigan proportionally awards delegates. Saying Newt's percentage there won't help him is a LIE.

If you want voters to think strategically, that fine. I've argued for that myself but DO NOT put words in candidate's mouths.

8 posted on 02/27/2012 6:06:52 AM PST by newzjunkey (Santorum voted for Sotomayor, Obama's 1st Supreme Court nominee.)
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To: lahargis

Sorry, but the news is grim for Santorum, ESPECIALLY nationally.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2012/president/mi/michigan_republican_presidential_primary-1589.html


9 posted on 02/27/2012 6:09:02 AM PST by lahargis (https://www.newt.org/donate)
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To: lahargis
Mitchell/Rosetta Stone 2/26 - 2/26
858 LV
Rick Santorum 37
Mitt Romney 35


10 posted on 02/27/2012 6:10:27 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: lahargis

Check out Real Clear Politics....


11 posted on 02/27/2012 6:11:27 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: publius321

I hope the MI and AZ Newt voters help Romney LOSE his home state and AZ.


12 posted on 02/27/2012 6:11:30 AM PST by Yaelle (Rick Santorum for People's Representative)
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To: lahargis

Nationally ? tomorrow, it will only matter in 2 states,, Arizona and Michigan.


13 posted on 02/27/2012 6:12:38 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: American Constitutionalist; All
A survey from Troy-based Foster McCollum White and Associates indicates Romney leads the race by 8 percent over the former Pennsylvania senator, who has stops in Michigan planned for today

8 points down? Yeah, Santorum's leading in the MI polls again. /s

That's an hour old story here

Santorum also trails in three Sunday Michigan polls:

PPP (2 points), Mitchell/Rosetta (3 points) and WeAskAmerica (4 points).

FOUR out of FOUR polls above show you're wrong about him regaining the lead. Where's this "new polling" you claim says otherwise?

14 posted on 02/27/2012 6:19:05 AM PST by newzjunkey (Santorum voted for Sotomayor, Obama's 1st Supreme Court nominee.)
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To: lahargis
" Sorry, but the news is grim for Santorum, ESPECIALLY nationally. "

Contrary to the popular belief of some Newt supporters.. that is pure propaganda.... quite actually ? Rick is on the up swing Nationally... sorry, but nice try...

Yes, you failed to remind people that Rick's numbers nationally are on a upswing.
Let's see now, truth....

As of ( VERY UPDATED AND CURRENT ) 2/27/12

Rick Santorum nationally... 33.3... he has made a up swing in the last day.
Mitt Romney nationally ... 29.6

Newt Gingrich nationally ... 14.3 and is on a downturn....
15 posted on 02/27/2012 6:26:15 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: American Constitutionalist
I misread that single poll but I also posted THREE other new polls where Santorum is NOT leading.

You can't make the case he's regaining the lead based on one poll you like.

16 posted on 02/27/2012 6:28:25 AM PST by newzjunkey (Santorum voted for Sotomayor, Obama's 1st Supreme Court nominee.)
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To: American Constitutionalist

It appears to be very close based on these three polls from the same time period.

Polling Data

Poll Date Sample MoE Romney Santorum Paul Gingrich Spread
RCP Average 2/23 - 2/26 -- -- 37.8 35.3 12.3 10.0 Romney +2.5
PPP (D) 2/26 - 2/26 421 LV 4.8 39 37 13 9 Romney +2
Mitchell/Rosetta Stone 2/26 - 2/26 858 LV 3.3 35 37 8 9 Santorum +2
WeAskAmerica 2/26 - 2/26 984 LV 3.1 37 33 18 13 Romney +4

17 posted on 02/27/2012 6:36:40 AM PST by deport (..............God Bless Texas............)
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To: cripplecreek
[This Santorum supporter appreciates it a great deal.]

There will come a day when voters like you, will regret your decision to reject Newt over Santorum. You seem to be very short sighted. The same thing happened when Bush was nominated, in regards to the disbelief that his social conservative nature would carry all the rest automatically.

Now that the Lemming/sheep voter following has heard about the “conservative Santorum” they will vote for him on name recognition only. (No research what so ever into his record, or his basic agenda.)

Santorum proved who and what he is, without a doubt in the 15 years he was a Congressman and Senator. There is no miraculous change in him, only his rhetoric has changed. He is telling his followers what they want to hear, but has no clue how to actually make that happen.

The latest trick from your group to get Newt voters to “crossover”, (to beat Romney) knowing full well that at this stage, momentum is everything, will only serve to guarantee a disaster later on.

But you will keep on doing what you do, in spite of all the previous warnings. And all the posthumous “I told you so’s” will only further serve the aspect of bitter irony.

18 posted on 02/27/2012 6:51:48 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: American Constitutionalist

The joke is on you, only you just don’t know it yet.


19 posted on 02/27/2012 6:54:46 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
Sorry, but, the joke is on YOU and the Newt supporters...
Go check it out yourself.... no need to post links...
Just as of TODAY, you know what today means ? do you understand English ?
Anyway, as of Today, yes, updated and current... as of 2/27/12 .. yes, that means, 2012 if your not paying attention...

On the REAL CLEAR POLITICS website...

The RCP Poll average... Nationally... ( yeah, some Newt supporters said that Rick is not doing well Nationally..... reallly ? ??

As of TODAY....

Rick Santorum.... 33.3... and yes, his numbers actually moved up and are on a upswing.
Mitt Romney... 29.6 ...

And Yes, Nationally, to the RCP Poll average NATIONALLY !

Newt's numbers are on a down turn... 14.3 ... just as of the 24th, his numbers were 14.6.

Sorry if you can't face facts and instead spread pure propaganda...

BTW ? Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Virgina in case you don't know American History..
20 posted on 02/27/2012 7:03:22 AM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: publius321

What a load of crap!
You should be ashamed of yourself!

IF NEWT IS ON THE BALLOT, THEN VOTE FOR NEWT...

Why would Newt deliberately give up delegates.

This is the 2nd. time I have seen this cunning LIE.
Very typical of Santorum fans.

What a fricken joke!


21 posted on 02/27/2012 7:05:37 AM PST by billys kid (Everything in Massachusetts is illegal)
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To: Admin Moderator

Moderator, this headline is not based on fact but on supposition...Newt did not say to vote for Santorum in MI.

It is more like the headline in a vanity post.

I am a Newt supporter and I have not interpreted other remarks by Newt to mean this. If I were in MI I would vote for Newt.

What about this headline vs the reality, and vs what the story says under the headline??


22 posted on 02/27/2012 7:25:45 AM PST by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: publius321

People should have supported Bachmann. Then there wouldn’t a division between Newt and Santorum Supporters. But there is a reason why things happen. Nobody was going to agree. A core of people attacked Bachmann too...mainly Perry people.


23 posted on 02/27/2012 7:28:34 AM PST by Mozilla (Defeat Romney first then defeat Obama)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP

National Taxpayer Union career scorecard:

Santorum 76%
Gingrich 61%

You can cherrypick votes from both to claim they are not conservative on fiscal issues, but the NTU scorecard is a systematic look at all their votes.


24 posted on 02/27/2012 7:34:28 AM PST by mongrel
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To: American Constitutionalist

Well, we will see who laughs last. Only thing it will not be very funny. I have been watching closely and trying my best to get excited about Rick Santorum. I am afraid the general election might turn out that way, the more I listen the worse I feel about life in general Rick. I am a Newt supporter who WILL vote for Rick Santourm if I have to in a general election. I have lived through many a political storm and know how often people say someone can’t win, and how often they are wrong. I have said myself about a few people who have won. Having said that, I do not see any pathway for Rick Santorum, not even through his own home state. And I openly and honestly hope I am wrong if he is nominated. But I don’t think so.


25 posted on 02/27/2012 7:34:39 AM PST by dt57 (illerate, noobie....)
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To: Mozilla

PERRY people? Okay, I’ll bite. Names?


26 posted on 02/27/2012 7:35:34 AM PST by magritte (Nevermind)
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To: publius321

I’d feel better about it coming down to Newt and Romney. The impression I get, particularly talking to friends and associates who you’d categorize as independants, is that Newt or Romney could win, but picturing Santorum winning a national election is a much bigger leap of faith and I’d rather take as few chances as possible with this one.


27 posted on 02/27/2012 7:36:49 AM PST by varmintman
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To: Mozilla

Bachmann attacked Perry, big time, with overblown nonsense about gardasil and helpless little girl victims and unverifiable sob story reports that a mother said her child became retarded only after receiving gardasil...not in TX, of course, because it never happened there.

She also accused him of only initially “going there” because of a campaign donation from the drug maker.

Innocent victim, or self destructive candidacy??

After that, she made many missteps and inadvertent misstatements, and she attacked EVERYONE in an unpresidential manner that made many voters CRINGE.

That is just my pov...you gave yours, now turn about.

Before she did that, I posted repeated defense of her against others here who demeaned her from the start.


28 posted on 02/27/2012 7:39:07 AM PST by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: mongrel

I am having as many problems with those supporting Rick as with Rick himself.

1. Give it up, Rick Santorum is not Ronald Reagan, not even close. He can not communicate like Ronnie and he does not have his persoanl warmth. Can he get better, yes. Can he get enough better to win. He hasn’t yet.

2. You can not turn Rick Santorum into a fiscal conservative no matter how hard you try. Admittedly there are not many true fiscal conservatives around. Ron Paul is the closest we have and he disqualifies himself with a naviee view of radical Islam. So support him but stop trying to tell me he is something he ain’t.

3. Rick’s rise in the polls is due to a lack of anyone that his supporters deem worthy. Hey, I am with them on Romney, I will not support him either. But they build up Rick in their minds because they are desperate for someone to come in a save the day. Can Rick do that, I have grave doubts.

4. Rick’s supporters see family values as having 1 wife and a nice family, supporting pro life positions and traditional marriage. I concur and it is Rick’s strong suit. Is it enough to get him elected. Not if he does not learn a better way of telling people who disagree with him why he will be their President too. Yes, that is important.

5. Rick Santourm’s baggage is just as heavy as all the rest of the candidates, just different. Like it or not, Rick has said things in the past (most of which I agree)that sound extreme. Not because they are, but because of the way he says them.

6. Ricks raise in the polls was impressive but very sharp. He can fall just as quickly.


29 posted on 02/27/2012 7:49:53 AM PST by dt57 (illerate, noobie....)
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To: dt57

Number Four Point says it all.


30 posted on 02/27/2012 7:55:54 AM PST by seoul62
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To: dt57

1. I don’t think Rick is Reagan and have not said that.

2. I am not saying that Santorum is a true fiscal conservative. I am demonstrating factually that he has consistantly been better than Newt. Ron Paul is better, but he has significant other issues that prevent me from supporting him.

3. I have doubts about Newt and Rick. Right now conservatives seem to only have a choice between those two. I think people should know the truth about their fiscal records.


31 posted on 02/27/2012 7:58:27 AM PST by mongrel
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To: mongrel

Well, I was not talking to you exclusively. I am just saying it in general. If I posted it directly to you then look at may tag line: illerate, noobie. I do that all the time. It is a rather general comment. And because of that it will not hit anyone exactly. It is just my observations.


32 posted on 02/27/2012 8:08:46 AM PST by dt57 (illerate, noobie....)
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To: publius321

I don’t remember any of Rick’s people suggesting they vote for Newt in FL to stop Romney. I am real tired of this, don’t vote for Newt vote for little Ricky so we can stop Romney, crap. That is all we have heard on this site since Ricky’s “big” wins a couple of weeks ago. If your boy can’t seal the deal on his own then he doesn’t deserve to win. I urge everybody to vote their conscience and support the candidate of their choice and let the best man win.


33 posted on 02/27/2012 8:11:11 AM PST by redangus
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To: seoul62

Yes, point four is often overlooked by Rick’s supporters. It is because they don’t think it is important that people who are not voting for Rick at least feels somewhat comfortable with him. It is one of the reasons Obama is in so much trouble. Even people like me who would never vote for him truly believe he is a very dangerous man and needs to be stopped at all costs. Motivating the other side is dangerous business in politics. Rick Santorum would motivate the other side I am afraid. Ronald Reagan made those even that would not support him fairly confrotable most of the time. LOL


34 posted on 02/27/2012 8:16:31 AM PST by dt57 (illerate, noobie....)
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To: lahargis; All

Sorry it took me a while to check back in after posting this.

This obstinate line of thinking would lead to exactly the same result as in 2008. A vote for Newt in Michigan is a vote AGAINST Newt for the nomination. To contend that Rick Santorum is being weakened and is going to drop out is delusional.

I’m no hypocrite on this nor am I being disingenuous. I supported Santorum but voted for Newt here in Florida and urged all my friends and readers to do the same. Here is my Youtube, time-stamped proof with the words coming out of my mouth the morning of the Florida primary:

http://youtu.be/6ziDwbCSYPw


35 posted on 02/27/2012 8:22:56 AM PST by publius321
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To: lahargis

A vote for Newt in Michigan is a vote for Romney.

To stop Romney:

All Newtonians should vote for Santorum in Michigan (and in Arizona). All Santorumites should vote for Newt in Georgia.


36 posted on 02/27/2012 9:52:35 AM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, R. Zacharias, Erwin Lutzer, and others.)
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To: publius321

LOL.

Posted 2/27/12 9:02 a.m.

Rev. Jackson: Calling Obama the ‘food stamp president’ not an insult

WLS Radio’s Dave Stewart reports

CHICAGO (WLS) - When Newt Gingrich calls Barack Obama the best food stamp president in history, he intends it as an insult, but to the Reverend Jesse Jackson, it’s not such a bad thing to be called.

Gingrich routinely on the campaign trail refers to Obama as the Food Stamp president, claiming that there has been a major expansion of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, and that the program is rife with abuses.

Rev. Jackson used his regular Saturday morning service at the Rainbow PUSH headquarters on the South Side this weekend to put a different spin in Gingrich’s remarks. Jackson said, “It’s an honor to be a food stamp president.” Speaking to his congregation, Rev. Jackson listed the benefits of the program, which has grown some sixty-one percent over the past four years. About forty-six million people now receive food assistance,

http://www.wlsam.com/Article.asp?id=2402698&spid=


37 posted on 02/27/2012 10:02:50 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: publius321

I remember making phone calls to Iowa for Fred Thompson in 2008. It was common to hear something like the following: “I really like Fred Thompson, in fact he is my first choice, but I’m voting for Huckabee because it is the only way to stop McCain”.

When you are blessed with the opportunity of voting earlier than some other states, please vote for who you prefer and ignore the polls. Otherwise, what is the point of having state by state primaries?

I’m an Arizonan who is voting for Newt, polls be damned!


38 posted on 02/27/2012 10:09:51 AM PST by Bizhvywt
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP; All

“There will come a day when voters like you, will regret your decision to reject Newt over Santorum. You seem to be very short sighted. The same thing happened when Bush was nominated, in regards to the disbelief that his social conservative nature would carry all the rest automatically.”


To compare this to the Bush situation is way off. If anything, it should be compared to the plague of Mitt Romney. Romney, like Bush was the establishment candidate who was coroneted by the establishment so early on in 2000 that there was basically no primary from the beginning. I remember I was hosting talk radio here in Palm Beach Country during that time and I was a Alan Keyes supporter. It was very frustrating.

I can’t get over SOME of the Newt and Rick supporters who think that their candidate is soooo pure. The truth is that Newt and Rick both have some embarrassing compromises (like global warming pimping) but both have vastly conservative records when you look at the entire body of their work.

If conservatives in either the Santorum or Gingrich camp were to truly follow through with the level of purity to the degree that they make almost puritanical pretense – they would not be able to vote for ANY of the present candidates without betraying themselves as flagrant hypocrites.

The fact is that we have to cast aside any infatuations or self-pride, look at their work in entirety and admit they have made mistakes. Then we have use our God given brains and defeat the socialist Romney.

People who cannot abrogate their high-flown pride to the degree necessary are clearly vulnerable to the same type of crush and infatuation as those who support Mitt Romney. Amidst the obvious quandary the present situation presents to us, there is only one option on how to counter with any success. That is to defeat Mitt Romney on Tuesday.


39 posted on 02/27/2012 10:12:27 AM PST by publius321
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To: billys kid; All

“What a load of crap!
You should be ashamed of yourself!

IF NEWT IS ON THE BALLOT, THEN VOTE FOR NEWT...

Why would Newt deliberately give up delegates.

This is the 2nd. time I have seen this cunning LIE.
Very typical of Santorum fans.

What a fricken joke!”

I could care less which one of the two conservatives (Newt or Rick) win - as long as it is NOT Mitt Romney who wins.

I’m no “fan” of any politician. I have ONE savior.
Prrof positive: http://youtu.be/6ziDwbCSYPw

Here I am on the MORNING of the election (posted this at about 1am before the FL primary) here I am explaining that I support Santorum BUT AM VOTING FOR GINGRICH - and asked everyone to do the same.

So, since I’m so cunning, I guess you would say that I hacked into Youtube days after the Florida primary and changed the TIME-STAMPED upload date so I could make it APPEAR I did that before the FL primary just so I could come here today and ask conservative voters in MI to do what I did - vote for the conservative who is close to DEFEATING Romney in that state.

You need to get over your man-crush and use your intelligence. The dimiutive amount of delegates Newt could gain from his 8% in Michigan would be far outweighed by the benefit of taking Mitt Romney out of this race.


40 posted on 02/27/2012 10:28:16 AM PST by publius321
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To: publius321
It's ironic but a vote for Newt in Michigan and Arizona is a vote for Mitt Romney.

The Newt worshipers on FR would rather see Romney win the nomination than vote for Santoum.

41 posted on 02/27/2012 10:35:34 AM PST by jellybean (Bookmark http://altfreerepublic.freeforums.org/index.php for when FR is down)
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To: mongrel

“1. I don’t think Rick is Reagan and have not said that.

2. I am not saying that Santorum is a true fiscal conservative. I am demonstrating factually that he has consistantly been better than Newt. Ron Paul is better, but he has significant other issues that prevent me from supporting him.

3. I have doubts about Newt and Rick. Right now conservatives seem to only have a choice between those two. I think people should know the truth about their fiscal records.”


Thank you.

We need to focus on beating the socialist Romney. I don’t care who wins - as long as it is ultimately Newt or Rick.


42 posted on 02/27/2012 11:06:55 AM PST by publius321
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To: redangus; All

“I don’t remember any of Rick’s people suggesting they vote for Newt in FL to stop Romney. I am real tired of this, don’t vote for Newt vote for little Ricky so we can stop Romney, crap. That is all we have heard on this site since Ricky’s “big” wins a couple of weeks ago. If your boy can’t seal the deal on his own then he doesn’t deserve to win. I urge everybody to vote their conscience and support the candidate of their choice and let the best man win.”

People who are prone to crushes are silly.

You don’t remember any Santorum supporters saying to vote for Newt in Florida? Well, you can look at my post here at FR on the day of the Florida primary where I announced that am a Santorum supporter voting for Newt. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2840623/posts

Or- did I hack into FR and make this time-stamped column today and the 60+ comments from other freepers?

It is time for conservatives to stop worring about which candidate it is ultimately and worry about NOT being hi-jacked by the socialist imposter Romney.


43 posted on 02/27/2012 11:24:11 AM PST by publius321
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To: publius321

Well good for you. You are one person, some may or may not agree with your assumption that Newt wants us to vote for Santorum via telepathy.

If I hear Newt express that sentiment then okay. But until then, it may be wise to state your personal opinion as just that.

This is what I did in FL............etc.

BTW, I am a conservative woman and a Catholic. FWIW, I would take the penitent Augustin (Gingrich) over the self-righteous Pharasee (Santorum) any day of the week.
One teaches Forgiveness, Mercy and Humility, while the latter teaches only self-righteousness, judgement amd pride.


44 posted on 02/27/2012 12:28:52 PM PST by billys kid (Everything in Massachusetts is illegal)
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To: billys kid

I am a FORMER Catholic and long time “Protestant” - although I never use titles for myself other than believeing in Jesus and accepting the gift of salvation.

“BTW, I am a conservative woman and a Catholic. FWIW, I would take the penitent Augustin (Gingrich) over the self-righteous Pharasee (Santorum) any day of the week.
One teaches Forgiveness, Mercy and Humility, while the latter teaches only self-righteousness, judgement amd pride.”

By calling Santorum a Pharisee and accusing him of not being humble and calling him self-righteous - you have no idea how judgemental you sound because Only GOG Himself can possibly know that.

If someone clearly commits a sin like stealing let’s say - it’s -not- judgemental to call them a thief - because God judged that when he said stealing is a sin. Same with adultery...etc.

Only God can see the heart of man. Can you see Rick Santorum’s heart? Tell me more.


45 posted on 02/27/2012 12:42:07 PM PST by publius321
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To: billys kid

By the way, The title about Newt is meant to be tongue-in-cheek. I don’t expect ANYONE to think I’m a clairvoyant.


46 posted on 02/27/2012 12:44:05 PM PST by publius321
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To: publius321
Newt wants YOU to vote Santorum in Michigan (Opinion)

Will Santorum respond in kind?

47 posted on 02/27/2012 12:50:24 PM PST by McGruff (Go Newtclear!)
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To: publius321

Oops. Only God Himself, no GOG.


48 posted on 02/27/2012 12:53:49 PM PST by publius321
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To: McGruff

I can only speak for myself as a Santorum supporter who gladly voted for Newt here in Florida as I wrote here that very election day: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/bloggers/2840623/posts?page=2

I believe that the majority of conservatives know this is a battle to defeat Romney and will reciprocate as I did on 1/31.


49 posted on 02/27/2012 12:58:18 PM PST by publius321
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