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So this is what I see happening in November
self | 4/5/12 | self

Posted on 04/05/2012 7:05:23 AM PDT by Jerrybob

This is what i see happening in November:

A week or so before the election, the secretaries of states for CA, PA, FL, OH, IN, MI and other "must have" states get a personal visit from some thug in the Obama administration, telling him (or her) that Obama will win that state; make up any numbers you want, but Obama will win. Get it? Wink, wink. Or else. You have kids? Grandkids? They're all healthy, right? You want them to stay that way, right?

Then election night comes and the networks broadcast the results and, even in counties that usually vote very heavily for conservatives, the numbers for republicans are just not there.

Obama wins by a landslide; republicans cry foul, but who cares? Who is going to stand up and seriously question The One?????

And there you have it. In one night, it's over and we wake up in the morning to a total dictatorship......

Congress continues to meet, the Supremes continue to hear cases but none of it matters. Orders for EVERYTHING come right from the White House....

Geez, do I hope i'm wrong......

TOPICS: Conspiracy
KEYWORDS: 2012; duhbrogottago; elections; nobama2012; obama
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To: Hemingway's Ghost

remember that obama already got the piece prize for his foreign policy accomplishments.

51 posted on 04/05/2012 8:33:52 AM PDT by palmer (Before reading this post, please send me $2.50)
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To: ctdonath2

“No question the options suck. “ABO” is quite sensible. Alas, choosing the lesser of two evils still gets you evil ... and some of us aren’t, for good reason, clear on which is worse.”

Then the debate boils down to:
Will Romney try to cross the aisle and enact the Democrat agenda? And if he does will he be as successful as Obama will be?
Obama may have automatic opposition, but Obama has been able to rule, not govern. Obama will simply ignore Congress in his second term. The MSM will be thrilled, and will cover whatever needs to be covered.

52 posted on 04/05/2012 8:35:21 AM PDT by brownsfan (Aldous Huxley and Mike Judge were right.)
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To: backwoods-engineer
“You might want to keep that to yourself around here. Owner of the site is virulently anti-Mitt. As are many of the posters here, including myself.”

I get it. I read all the anti-Perry-pro-Cain stuff ad nauseum from a variety of FReepers in the beginning.
Romney is barely getting touched compared to what Perry experienced strolling through these hallowed halls. So, I'm seasoned. That said, I admire and respect those who exercise their First Amendment rights while we still have them...”including myself.”

53 posted on 04/05/2012 8:43:33 AM PDT by FryingPan101
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To: castowell

I don’t know who will win in Kaine vs. Allen. Both are highly unpopular. Kaine may well benefit from the high black turnout with Obama on the ticket.

54 posted on 04/05/2012 8:43:59 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: Wallace T.

“Additionally, we have a de facto Stimulus III from the Fed that has pumped money into the economy, causing a rising tide raising all boats.”
Actually, all the stimulus junk has done is cause inflation.
everything is more expensive. Been to the grocery store lately? 100% increase in some food items, not just gas!

55 posted on 04/05/2012 8:44:38 AM PDT by 9422WMR (Life is not fair, just deal with it.)
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To: Strategerist


no kidding

White southerners now cling to the GOP and loathe the Dems with a tenacity not seen since Reconstruction when they felt that way about the Radical Republicans

Non southerners always think it’s just about God in’s’s their case a shared one....going back to the start

There are cursing, drinking, hard driving men and women in Dixie who don’t like Evangelicals telling them how to live too but they (90% at least) hate this view that America is a crime, Western Civilization is one big ripoff of better minorities and that their ancestry is not better than Nazis and worse than Commies...and that they owe them something for a long ago past when in the present it’s the group that claim’s it’s owed making the most trouble

Except for dumbassed arty old hippies, govt workers, northern transplants and stupid young bright eyed kids, whites in the Deep South are a lost cause to the Democrats

and have been gradually since Goldwater-Nixon-Reagan....I think Clinton snagged a couple when enough whites defected

other than that...only southern states to stray are the ones with enough folks from elsewhere moved in....VA, NC, and FL

White Southerners have lived this social experiment petrie dish for a long time and know really well how the safety and order has collapsed around them.

Few Northerners outside Detroit get it like that

56 posted on 04/05/2012 8:50:31 AM PDT by wardaddy (I am a social conservative. My political party left me(again). They can go to hell in a bucket.)
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To: FryingPan101

It’s not First Amendment rights that you need to worry about at FR, it’s whether or not the proprietor allows you rights on his private property.

57 posted on 04/05/2012 8:53:56 AM PDT by FourPeas ("Maladjusted and wigging out is no way to go through life, son." -hg)
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To: wolfman23601
Southerners hate Romney to the point that they are voting for Santorum, a Catholic, in overwhelming numbers.

Apparently, some of that vote was from Democrats crossing over and voting in the Republican primary, in order to skunk the Republicans; Operation Chaos in reverse.

I think MOST Republicans, at least those not enamored of Romney will take an 'ABO' attitude, and vote for whoever the Republican nominee happens to be.

58 posted on 04/05/2012 8:58:31 AM PDT by SuziQ
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To: Hemingway's Ghost
One other thing that could turn it aside from gasoline prices is what happens in the debates, although I have no confidence in anyone on our side other than Gingrich being able to stand up to Obama in those. In fact, I think Obama, with the help of the media moderators, will wipe the floor with anyone other than Gingrich. But, anyway, back in ‘80, Reagan's performance in the last debate with Carter was outstanding. He answered positively a lot of questions people had about him. He gave them a sense of comfort and a glimpse of his leadership ability. And of course his closing remark was brilliant. He simply asked people if they were better off today than they were four years ago. If they were, he said, they had no reason to vote to change leadership. But if they sensed that America was not in a stronger position in the world, if the national economy was not stronger, if their own personal financial position was weaker, then there was reason to vote for a change. It was devastating. Carter simply couldn't answer that, because his record on all those things was utterly inept. In a few simple sentences, it turned the voter focus squarely on the failures of Carter, and away from any lingering doubts they may have had about Reagan. Can any of our guys do likewise this time? I kind of doubt if, for the reasons we've discussed.
59 posted on 04/05/2012 9:23:51 AM PDT by chimera
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To: SuziQ

Most republicans will vote for Romney, I agree, but if 5% stay home he will lose big.

60 posted on 04/05/2012 9:46:34 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: 9422WMR

Rising fuel prices percolate throughout the economy, including fuel and energy costs for farmers, food processors, and truckers, insecticides and herbicides that are petroleum derived, irrigation costs, etc. That said, inflation is by classical economics definition, an increase in the money supply. It does have the short term effect of making debts easier to pay by increasing the money supply. You could argue that the prior stimulus packages prevented a more severe collapse than what actually occurred. However, the long term effect is to defer the severe pain. There is only so long you can kick the can down the road. Nobody in either party except Ron Paul, who is unelectable, even proposes to balance the budget in the next 3-5 years. Congressman Ryan’s plan, though way better than anything in the mainstream, only projects a balanced budget by 2040.

61 posted on 04/05/2012 10:07:32 AM PDT by Wallace T.
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To: ctdonath2

Bingo. You could also look at GWB, who expanded medicare and education big time while adding the bureaucracy of Homeland Security. As Santorum said, it is a team game.

62 posted on 04/05/2012 10:10:24 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: FourPeas

You’re absolutely right. After almost 12 years, I’ve witnessed a lot of patience on Jim’s part. I’ll watch my step.

63 posted on 04/05/2012 2:35:16 PM PDT by FryingPan101
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To: Hemingway's Ghost

You are correct, it is a VERY different world today.

I’ll add that Mittens is not Ronald Reagan.

I’m not feeling good at all about Mittens chances for a win. I don’t like him at all either but I HATE oblabla.

64 posted on 04/05/2012 6:09:29 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: chimera

I see the same thing as in 2008. I wondered then when the economy would tank and when people would react to the price of fuel. It did tank and they did finally react. The vacation season in 2008 made highways and camping areas look like ghost towns. Sure some travel continued but not a whole lot. This summer will be worse, much worse. We have not yet recovered from the recession. It is all a house of cards.

For now though, you are right, they don’t seem to care about the price of fuel but I think they are feeling it. My renters left for a worse house 5 miles closer to town and work all over fuel prices. Shocked me since the rent house is dirt cheap to live in, has new paint, carpet, HVAC, dishwasher, fans etc., is on an acre lot and I pay to have the yard mowed. Five bills a month.

65 posted on 04/05/2012 6:14:24 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (Half the people are below average.)
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To: wolfman23601
Most republicans will vote for Romney, I agree, but if 5% stay home he will lose big.

I won't stay home, because I don't want to have any part of Obama being re-elected.

66 posted on 04/05/2012 9:40:07 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: LibsRJerks
Really, try not to worry so much. Obama gets his momentum from people and comments like this ...BE STRONG. Don’t. Give. In. Don’t go it. Be positive!!


67 posted on 04/05/2012 9:45:48 PM PDT by Irish Eyes
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To: Fiji Hill

Doesn’t Romney believe in gun control?

68 posted on 04/06/2012 8:30:56 AM PDT by NorthernCrunchyCon (Santorum/ Rand Paul '12)
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To: wolfman23601

Last time around, McCain was the “establishment” candidate while Romney was the upstart. This time around, Romney is the “establishment” candidate.

I live in Virginia as well, and I don’t see hordes of people fearing Romney like the ignorant masses here. I don’t know what deluded world you’re living in, but it sure isn’t the real world.

69 posted on 04/08/2012 4:49:06 PM PDT by flintsilver7 (Honest reporting hasn't caught on in the United States.)
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