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Rudy Guiliani Will NOT Run For NY Senate Seat In 2010
Friends and Fiends in NY | MB26

Posted on 12/21/2009 4:06:35 PM PST by MindBender26

Guiliani will NOT run for Senate this year. Like him or not, he was best chance for a MORE CONSERVATIVE candidate.

Don't waste time with the "not Conservative enough" mantra. He was better than anyone else with a chance to get elected.


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KEYWORDS: anti2ndamendment; antilife; frhatesrudy; ny2010; proabort; rino; rudy; rudybotzot; rudytooterzot; senate; youidiot
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1 posted on 12/21/2009 4:06:35 PM PST by MindBender26
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To: MindBender26

I thought I saw Rick Lazio on one of the local political talk shows discussing why he was the best candidate for the seat.


2 posted on 12/21/2009 4:08:20 PM PST by j.argese
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To: MindBender26

Too bad. He would have been better than Gillibrand.


3 posted on 12/21/2009 4:08:49 PM PST by dynachrome (Barack Hussein Obama yunikku khinaaziir!)
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To: MindBender26

Rudy already said he wouldn’t run for guv either, didn’t he?


4 posted on 12/21/2009 4:09:05 PM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: MindBender26

Hmm..so he doesnt want to be the governor, now he doesnt want to be a senator. So what does he want to be? President?

He is probably as good as anyone else..even tho he pooped out last time.


5 posted on 12/21/2009 4:09:19 PM PST by New Yawk Minute
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To: MindBender26
Did you miss the bug zapper thread? /sarc>

Cheers!

6 posted on 12/21/2009 4:09:28 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: MindBender26

Rudy would be an EXCELLENT governor for New York. I sincerely hope he decides to run for that office.


7 posted on 12/21/2009 4:09:48 PM PST by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: MindBender26

FWIW Dick Morris guaranteed Hannity that Rudy was not running last week.


8 posted on 12/21/2009 4:09:50 PM PST by omega4179 (Wanting things is not the same as knowing things.)
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To: pnh102

He already said no to that.


9 posted on 12/21/2009 4:10:17 PM PST by New Yawk Minute
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To: MindBender26

He should run for guv. As long as he stays away from muddying the presidential race, I’m fine.


10 posted on 12/21/2009 4:10:52 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: MindBender26

Somebody’s got Rudy’s number. I can’t think of any other reason why a guy with his personality isn’t running for everything available. There’s something dirty on him and the wrong people have it, I bet.


11 posted on 12/21/2009 4:11:07 PM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: MindBender26

Rudy’s demonstrated executive talents would be wasted in the Senate but much needed in Albany where the office of governor has been a joke for too long.

Has he really said he’s not interested in running for governor?


12 posted on 12/21/2009 4:13:10 PM PST by Mobties
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To: MindBender26
You really can't be serious. Not conservative enough?

How about, Giuliani is not conservative at all. He's no better than Romney or Obama.

Conservatives don't support liberals, period!

13 posted on 12/21/2009 4:14:09 PM PST by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: paulycy

Rep. Peter King of Long Island will be the front runner and would destroy Gillibrand in any debate. That’s if Gillibrand is the nominee.


14 posted on 12/21/2009 4:14:16 PM PST by cumbo78
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To: 9YearLurker

My guess is he won’t run against Mario’s son.


15 posted on 12/21/2009 4:15:04 PM PST by firebrand
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To: j.argese

Lazio is nice guy... and very much yesterday’s news.

be well.


16 posted on 12/21/2009 4:15:28 PM PST by MindBender26 (Never kick Libs when they're down. Wait 'till they're 1/2 way back up. You get much better leverage!)
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To: paulycy; pissant

My sources say his comment today made no mention of the Guv race.


17 posted on 12/21/2009 4:17:09 PM PST by MindBender26 (Never kick Libs when they're down. Wait 'till they're 1/2 way back up. You get much better leverage!)
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To: Mobties

Yes, he did say he wasnt running for governor..I believe he said that, some time in november.

Ahh..its here:

http://www.politicsdaily.com/2009/11/19/rudy-guliani-not-running-for-new-york-governor-next-year/


18 posted on 12/21/2009 4:17:11 PM PST by New Yawk Minute
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To: firebrand

it would be a tough race if he ran against “Mario’s son”.

If he had to run against Patterson, he wouldnt even have to campaign...but, against Andrew Cuomo..well, thats another story.


19 posted on 12/21/2009 4:19:14 PM PST by New Yawk Minute
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To: New Yawk Minute
.....He is probably as good as anyone else..even tho he pooped out last time...

He did not poop we did.

20 posted on 12/21/2009 4:19:46 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: paulycy

Rudy has lots of skeletons that would be dragged out of the closet if he were to run. His former police chief is either in prison or going, and the scrutiny Rudy would get would put him there, too!


21 posted on 12/21/2009 4:21:36 PM PST by SeaHawkFan
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To: New Yawk Minute

Hmm..so he doesnt want to be the governor, now he doesnt want to be a senator. So what does he want to be? President?

He is probably as good as anyone else..even tho he pooped out last time.
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I’ve seen him dressed in drag, so maybe Rudy wants to be a girl.


22 posted on 12/21/2009 4:22:10 PM PST by Britt0n
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To: MindBender26

Much as I despise that worthless scumbag, He probably was the best GOP candidate for US senate from NY. I hope he isn’t sitting out so that he can run for Pres..


23 posted on 12/21/2009 4:23:38 PM PST by freedomfiter2
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To: paulycy

There’s something dirty on him and the wrong people have it, I bet.

That’s a given.


24 posted on 12/21/2009 4:24:37 PM PST by freedomfiter2
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To: grey_whiskers

LOL!


25 posted on 12/21/2009 4:25:36 PM PST by Yehuda (Land of the free, THANKS TO THE BRAVE!)
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To: Britt0n

LOL so did I. True..maybe thats what he wants to be.


26 posted on 12/21/2009 4:26:31 PM PST by New Yawk Minute
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To: SeaHawkFan

It pales in comparison to hanging with a pentagon bomber, to having a minister that did back flips over 911 to a Pres who would appoint a Cuban Spy as Ambassador..the list goes on...


27 posted on 12/21/2009 4:30:03 PM PST by RadioCirca1970 (Victory or Death in the War on Terror)
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To: paulycy

They’ve got nothing on him. Don’t you think if they had, it would have come out by now? The NYTimes despises him. He’s got as many enemies on the left and in the media as Palin has. And I hope he DOES run for president. If anyone can turn this country around, he can. He’s got a record to prove it, not a lot of glib talk—which is what most pols are all about. He took the most liberal city in America and made it fiscally conservative. He fired bureaucrats, reorganized agencies, lowered taxes, sold off municipally-owned properties, and rejected race contract preferences. If that wasn’t enough, he radically reduced the crime rate, fought the media, and reacted with nerves of steel and compassion during 9/11. I personally could care less about his messy private life. We don’t need a president to give us marriage counseling, we need somebody to fight our domestic and foreign enemies and to put our fiscal house in order—including fully rescinding the health care bill if it passes. Rudy is tough enough and smart enough to get the job done. I also like Sarah—but I’m not sure she’s up to it.


28 posted on 12/21/2009 4:31:01 PM PST by praepos
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To: MindBender26

I actually prefer Giulliani as Governor than Senator for 2 reasons :

1) He is a great executive and knows how to get things done ( even with a hostile Democratic legislature).

2) He is a social liberal. I don’t want him messing around voting and writing legislation in issues that affect the entire country.

Having said that, I am now resigned to the fact that the next NY State governor will be another liberal Democrat (what else is new?) in the person of Andrew Cuomo.


29 posted on 12/21/2009 4:34:38 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: MindBender26

booooooooooooo


30 posted on 12/21/2009 4:34:41 PM PST by romanesq
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To: New Yawk Minute

Maybe he’s just waiting for people to beg him to run.

Hey Rudy. Pleeeeeeeeeeeease run!


31 posted on 12/21/2009 4:35:36 PM PST by Mobties
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To: praepos
Rudy is tough enough and smart enough to get the job done. I also like Sarah—but I’m not sure she’s up to it.

You may find a bit of resistance to this viewpoint on Free Republic.

32 posted on 12/21/2009 4:36:10 PM PST by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality.)
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To: paulycy

Ah your claiming dirt on Rudy is nonsense. He tore into the city political hacks, the mob, the unions and all the folks with their hands out in NYC. If they had anything they would’ve used it.

I’d take your bet and I’ll collect.

He probably doesn’t want to move into a legislative role this late in his career.
He’s in his mid 60’s and it’s executive or nothing I’d guess.


33 posted on 12/21/2009 4:37:23 PM PST by romanesq
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To: SeaHawkFan

The police chief story was a lot of hot air. All Rudy was implicated in was bad judgment for hiring him—and even there it was a bum rap. The guy had done a great job as Corrections commissioner. Rudy hired him on that basis—and the guy turned dishonest and took bribes. Rudy was not implicated in any of that. Same thing happened to Reagan when he was governor of CA—one or two of his guys got caught up in some scandals and his political enemies tried to suggest some connections.


34 posted on 12/21/2009 4:38:03 PM PST by praepos
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To: Reagan Man

Don’t compare anyone to Obama unless that person is a Marxist. I don’t think Guiliani (or Romney) are Marxists.


35 posted on 12/21/2009 4:38:11 PM PST by PallMal
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To: SeaHawkFan

“Rudy has lots of skeletons that would be dragged out of the closet if he were to run. His former police chief is either in prison or going, and the scrutiny Rudy would get would put him there, too!”

Get Penn & Teller on the phone. I call BS. Make sure you hear that from Seattle.


36 posted on 12/21/2009 4:38:15 PM PST by romanesq
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To: j.argese

Rick Lousy-o is the wrong man to take on Gillibrand. Rudy would have been decent but he’s not stupid enough to join that bunch of losers in the Senate. Schumer/Franken/
Boxer/Feinstein/Dodd/Harkin/Reid etc. Pond scum all


37 posted on 12/21/2009 4:40:07 PM PST by Ouderkirk (Democrats: the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy and Sedition)
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To: praepos

You are absolutely right. We need someone that will defend us against terror and balance the stinking books. Anything else is gravy. Skewed priorities got us into this mess.

I see a Palin/Guiliani ticket in the making. Most here will hate it, but it can win. They both think outside the box and care about this country. And she said she will work with anyone that shares her priorities.


38 posted on 12/21/2009 4:42:42 PM PST by countess
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To: countess

RG is a ruthless SOB who hates anti-American commies with a passion.

Hope he runs for something!


39 posted on 12/21/2009 4:45:02 PM PST by roses of sharon (This is a feral government, broken from the civilizing constraints of the Constitution.)
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To: countess
I see a Palin/Guiliani ticket in the making. Most here will hate it, but it can win.

How about...HELL NO.

40 posted on 12/21/2009 4:45:13 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Purge the RINOs! * http://restoretheconstitution.ning.com/)
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To: MindBender26

Rudy’s getting a little tiresome. Since leaving the mayor’s office, he never runs where he would have the best chance and could do the most good (winning in a leftist state), but runs where he has little chance and only confuses the presidential choices until the actual voting starts.


41 posted on 12/21/2009 4:46:35 PM PST by Will88
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To: MindBender26

Didn’t his business just sign a multi-million $ contract in Brazil?

Mary Christmas


42 posted on 12/21/2009 4:47:30 PM PST by bray (Palin can see the White House from her Porch)
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To: MindBender26

what about governor????...that is more his speed....and yes, it is as conservative as it gets here in NY.


43 posted on 12/21/2009 4:48:09 PM PST by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: MindBender26

Maybe he could run homeland security in a Palin admin. That is an important exc post, away from abortion.


44 posted on 12/21/2009 4:50:45 PM PST by Dr. Sivana
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To: praepos
Since you're new around these parts, you should know that Rudy didn't fare so well here his last go round at vying for the Pres position.

If he wants to be Chief Exec of NY State, fine.

45 posted on 12/21/2009 4:51:46 PM PST by AFreeBird (Going Rogue in 2012)
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To: Dr. Sivana

I’d support Giuliani in that role.


46 posted on 12/21/2009 4:52:14 PM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: Dr. Sivana
I agree. The one truly admirable thing about Rudy is you'll never see him holding hands with (Dubya) or bowing to (Zero) those Saudi sons of bit***s.

I'd be happy to see him in a place where we could make use of that while keeping him out of domestic policy.

47 posted on 12/21/2009 4:54:34 PM PST by Notary Sojac ("Goldman Sachs" is to "US economy" as "lamprey" is to "lake trout")
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To: PallMal
You can't be serious?

Both Romney and Giuliani are life long liberals who have supported everything from abortion rights, gun control, special rights for homos, globaloneyism, amnesty and bigger government. Ever hear of RomneyCare? Romney is a socialist. As Mayor of NYC Giuliani didn't reduce the size of government, he just shifted tax funding around to make it run more efficiently. Rooty did put more teachers to work, however, which made the NEA and the AFT overjoyed.

Btw, Free Republic doesn't support any liberal for public office. Including Romney, Giuliani, or Obama.

48 posted on 12/21/2009 4:54:42 PM PST by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: praepos

he is a fine NY RINO.

he would be a good governor....a good Senator from NY...but THATS IT. (I would gladly pull the lever for him under those conditions)

it is the best we can expect here in NY but he is a RINO through and through...I share his views on crime, national defense, and his passion for the NY Yankees....he made the best Mayor that can be elected in NYC....likewise he would make the best possibe governor or senator that can be expected in NY

but his anti-gun, pro abortion, pro illegals, anti constitution NY City ways cannot and should not play well in fly over country....His leftist slant on those things make him unelectable as President....


49 posted on 12/21/2009 4:55:23 PM PST by Vaquero (BHO....'The Pretenda from Kenya')
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To: praepos; SeaHawkFan

Rooty is a LIBERAL. Most of his record is a lie. Why would any of us want to support a pro-abortion, pro-homosexual, pro-tax, gun grabbing coward for president?


50 posted on 12/21/2009 4:55:35 PM PST by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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