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Breaking: Mitch Daniels not running for president
Politicons- Politically Conservative ^ | May 21 | Henry D'Andrea

Posted on 05/21/2011 10:42:54 PM PDT by conservativeforpalin

The Right Scoop reports:

Mitch Daniels is not running for president due to family considerations. This below was forwarded to me in an email.

From: Eric Holcomb (Indiana Republican Party Chairman) The following is from Governor Mitch Daniels…. “I hope this reaches you before the public news does. If so, please respect my confidence for the short time until I can make it known to all.

The counsel and encouragement I received from important citizens like you caused me to think very deeply about becoming a national candidate. In the end, I was able to resolve every competing consideration but one, but that, the interests and wishes of my family, is the most important consideration of all. If I have disappointed you, I will always be sorry. If you feel that this was a non-courageous or unpatriotic decision, I understand and will not attempt to persuade you otherwise. I only hope that you will accept my sincerity in the judgment I reached.

Many thanks for your help and input during this period of reflection. Please stay in touch if you see ways in which an obscure Midwestern governor might make a constructive contribution to the rebuilding of our economy and our Republic.


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1 posted on 05/21/2011 10:42:57 PM PDT by conservativeforpalin
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To: conservativeforpalin

Smart decision.


2 posted on 05/21/2011 10:45:28 PM PDT by ansel12 ( JIM DEMINT "I believe [Palins] done more for the Republican Party than anyone since Ronald Reagan")
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To: conservativeforpalin; it_ürür; Bockscar; Mary Kochan; Bed_Zeppelin; YellowRoseofTx; Rashputin; ...
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3 posted on 05/21/2011 10:46:16 PM PDT by narses ("Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies because they become fashions." Chesterton)
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To: onyx

I’m crushed.......


4 posted on 05/21/2011 10:46:35 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: conservativeforpalin

Gosh darn it.

/s


5 posted on 05/21/2011 10:50:21 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (BUY AMERICAN. The job you save will be your son's, or your daughter's)
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To: conservativeforpalin

If true, this bodes well for the GOP for 2012.

One more unreliable conservative removes themself from the playing field.


6 posted on 05/21/2011 10:51:00 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: conservativeforpalin

Thank you, Rush Limbaugh! EIB’s recent replay of Mitch Daniels’ pathetic June, 2009 appeal to fellow Republicans to abandon principles and to kiss the liberals’ asses detroyed any hope of Conservatives being hoodwinked into supporting Daniels. Well done, Rush!


7 posted on 05/21/2011 10:51:23 PM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: conservativeforpalin

So its going to be pretty much mainly: ( I don’t include not the bottom feeders)

Establishment:

Mitt

Establishment/ trying to slide into a conservative:

Pawlenty

Tea Party/Social Conservative/Conservative:

Sarah

Herman


8 posted on 05/21/2011 10:51:29 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Lakeshark

He must have watched Herman Cain this afternoon! ;-)


9 posted on 05/21/2011 10:51:37 PM PDT by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: Lakeshark; onyx

“I’m crushed.......”

That makes two of us.

:)


10 posted on 05/21/2011 10:53:09 PM PDT by Clyde5445 (Gov. Sarah Palin: "You have to sacrifice to win. That's my philosophy in 6 words.")
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To: onyx; Virginia Ridgerunner; DBeers; reformed_dem; Right Wingnut 2; Robert Drobot; death2tyrants; ...

Do you notice that, against the odds, a path is being cleared for her?


11 posted on 05/21/2011 10:53:22 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (How do you starve an Obama supporter? Hide his food stamps under his work boots.)
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To: conservativeforpalin

Fine. Stop crying and get behind Herman Cain. The other boobs in this race are RINO’s.


12 posted on 05/21/2011 10:53:46 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: conservativeforpalin

What’s the story with that door? Talk about an omen! But didn’t he have “people” ? Did somebody come busting through there and slam him? It’s hard to picture.


13 posted on 05/21/2011 10:55:12 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: Bigtigermike

Why are you even including Sarah? She hasn’t even announced whether she’s running or not.


14 posted on 05/21/2011 10:56:00 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Do you notice that, against the odds, a path is being cleared for her?

They all hear the sound of her high heels coming down the hallway, and are getting the hell out of the way.

15 posted on 05/21/2011 10:56:54 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: conservativeforpalin

Whew - The LSM and GOP establishment will be boo-hooing over this.

Daniels didn’t have an iceberg’s chance in hell of really challenging BHO. Would’ve been certain defeat.


16 posted on 05/21/2011 10:56:58 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: Lakeshark

I am rather surprised.

And the field narrows.


17 posted on 05/21/2011 10:57:46 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: conservativeforpalin

Whats a Muskie?


18 posted on 05/21/2011 10:58:12 PM PDT by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Actually, Palin is the only GOP likely candidate, to garner enough volume to register on Intrade’s most active list page.


19 posted on 05/21/2011 10:58:29 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (BUY AMERICAN. The job you save will be your son's, or your daughter's)
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To: Bigtigermike

I’ll take the last two names on your list please. Either sequence.


20 posted on 05/21/2011 10:58:35 PM PDT by Two Kids' Dad ((((( )))))
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To: BigSkyFreeper

the signs so far, especially in the past few weeks, point to that she’s about to be in...so include her.


21 posted on 05/21/2011 10:59:09 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: SubMareener

Oh yeah, he could’ve never held a candle to Cains charisma in a debate or just on separate morning talk shows...Expect MSM to really be all over Cain now. Its Cain vs Pawlenty! (Newt..dead, Romney, Never alive). Now we can wait for michelle and Sarah. Seems its all second tier from here. So much for the “establishment”


22 posted on 05/21/2011 10:59:15 PM PDT by merryberry (No Cain, No pain..Beat obama with a Cain...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Lakeshark

I’m noticing. Who will Rove romance now?


23 posted on 05/21/2011 10:59:20 PM PDT by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: llandres
Daniels didn’t have an iceberg’s chance in hell of really challenging BHO. Would’ve been certain defeat.

Since liberal media idiot elites wrote glowingly of Mitch Daniels, I would say they were hoping he would have been the nominee.  They spotted weakness in Daniels.

24 posted on 05/21/2011 11:00:14 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: onyx; Clyde5445; 2ndDivisionVet
Maybe Mitch's wife ran away with Karl rove....

*flagellates self for being bad*

25 posted on 05/21/2011 11:00:59 PM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: conservativeforpalin

In other words.... There’s something very ugly in his closet.


26 posted on 05/21/2011 11:01:08 PM PDT by Bullish (the golfer gets all the credit while the jet fighter pilot gets all the blame.)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Exactly.


27 posted on 05/21/2011 11:01:50 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: Bigtigermike

People said the same thing about Donald Chump. Look what happened. LOL


28 posted on 05/21/2011 11:02:27 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: Rome2000

Here’s a Muskie.
http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://fish.dnr.cornell.edu/nyfish/Esocidae/muskellunge.jpg&imgrefurl=http://fish.dnr.cornell.edu/nyfish/Esocidae/muskellunge.html&h=302&w=1000&sz=150&tbnid=waWKixP0-guj0M:&tbnh=45&tbnw=149&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dmuskellunge%2Bpictures%26tbm%3Disch%26tbo%3Du&zoom=1&q=muskellunge+pictures&usg=__dHnl8Lzmbs9DTkHcQHO9q0mJ4cI=&sa=X&ei=MaTYTd72D4P20gHY7cTsDA&ved=0CCMQ9QEwAA


29 posted on 05/21/2011 11:03:04 PM PDT by tumblindice
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To: merryberry

Cain will be on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace (Local fox) and FOX NEWS later


30 posted on 05/21/2011 11:03:08 PM PDT by merryberry (No Cain, No pain..Beat obama with a Cain...)
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To: conservativeforpalin

This doesn’t read like anything I have ever heard said or written by Mitch Daniels. Pure bullshit in my opinion.


31 posted on 05/21/2011 11:03:31 PM PDT by John W (Natural-born US citizen since 1955)
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To: conservativeforpalin
bump


32 posted on 05/21/2011 11:04:02 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

“I would say they were hoping he would have been the nominee. They spotted weakness in Daniels.”

By the same token, the reason they’re ignoring Herman Cain is because they see strength (not to mention the end of being able to use the race card) - and they don’t like it one bit.


33 posted on 05/21/2011 11:04:36 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: Rome2000

Here’s another:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LiLL8ZAXGys

It’s like a Bohnerfish, but less colorful neckties.


34 posted on 05/21/2011 11:04:44 PM PDT by tumblindice
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To: merryberry

Well, three conservatives to one RINO. Them’s good odds.:)


35 posted on 05/21/2011 11:05:24 PM PDT by Politicalmom (“You mess with Israel, you mess with the U.S.”-Herman Cain)
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To: John W

I do find it stange he is sending out a midnight e-mail. He may be stunn by this when he wakes up in the morning.


36 posted on 05/21/2011 11:08:47 PM PDT by Paul8148
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Sarah isn’t promoting a show like Trump! Plus she isn’t on the speaking circuit as we speak of now, if she doesn’t run then everything diminishes for at least 4 years. So hiring a new foreign adviser for a couple of months and talking about a 5 point plan for military action when she isn’t making money for speaking engagements doesn’t make sense....if one was to make her digging for gold

she’s running


37 posted on 05/21/2011 11:09:20 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: conservativeforpalin

This story is CONFIRMED by both Politico and a NY Times blog.


38 posted on 05/21/2011 11:09:34 PM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (Liberty and Union, Now and Forever, One and Inseparable -- Daniel Webster)
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To: llandres

They attack anything they fear. Doesn’t matter if it’s Palin, Donald Chump or President George W. Bush.


39 posted on 05/21/2011 11:10:16 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: Bigtigermike

Neither does buying a house in Scottsdale, Arizona. What she trying to do? Be closer to McCain?


40 posted on 05/21/2011 11:11:20 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: conservativeforpalin

FOX NEWS breaking headline, now. And an AP Twitter Breaking NEws item, as well.


41 posted on 05/21/2011 11:11:34 PM PDT by tcrlaf (You can only lead a lib to the Truth, you can't make it think...)
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To: Politicalmom
Well, three conservatives to one RINO. Them’s good odds.:)

If conservative voters split their vote, the winner might be Mitt.

42 posted on 05/21/2011 11:11:44 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: conservativeforpalin

G-d smacked him upside his head. Guess he took the hint. YESSSSS!!!


43 posted on 05/21/2011 11:12:02 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

(wasn’t that her daughter?)


44 posted on 05/21/2011 11:12:28 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (BUY AMERICAN. The job you save will be your son's, or your daughter's)
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To: llandres

Daniels was being set up for the Big Takedown by the lamestream media Journo-listers, and even Daniels had to be smart emough to realize it.

Something happened in the last couple of days, though, and it was probably his 16-stitch knock on the head that knocked some sense in to him.


45 posted on 05/21/2011 11:14:22 PM PDT by tcrlaf (You can only lead a lib to the Truth, you can't make it think...)
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To: Bigtigermike

Yes, good for conservatives, the more acceptable Pawlenty is available.

Meanwhile, Cain is the man.


46 posted on 05/21/2011 11:16:57 PM PDT by WOSG (Herman Cain for President)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

http://www.azcentral.com/business/realestate/articles/2011/05/21/20110521sarah-palin-home-scottsdale-arizona-brk.html


47 posted on 05/21/2011 11:17:05 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (You have entered an invalid birthday)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Everybody who has common sense knows that if Sarah Palin is going to run for President, she needs a base home in the lower 48......Alaska is too far to travel back and forth, renting is a waste of money and Phoenix AZ as a major airport hub has direct flights to AK, plus to the other major cites across the country


48 posted on 05/21/2011 11:18:32 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bullish

No, Daniels is a fine man and good governor.
His wife has limits and he didnt go beyond them is all.
We should respect that.

This kind of stuff may be collateral damage from the media treatment of Palin’s family. How many wives and kids want to be under a microscope?


49 posted on 05/21/2011 11:19:15 PM PDT by WOSG (Herman Cain for President)
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To: conservativeforpalin

I hope this is true, clearing the decks for Gov. Pawlenty!


50 posted on 05/21/2011 11:19:39 PM PDT by jocon307
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