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Mitt Romney 2012?
The Tusk ^ | 09/03/2009 | R Hargraves

Posted on 09/03/2009 8:55:03 AM PDT by KatyLoraleyVidales

All of you former Right Up Front readers know of my undying affection and unyielding loyalty to Mitt Romney. Indeed, he is my first choice for the nomination in 2012. Now it looks like the Stormin' Mormon may be testing the waters for an encore run at the GOP knod. Politico's Jonathan Martin has the details.

After a few stops in some early primary states and lavish fundraiser at a "trendy" Washington eatery, there are many reasons for any former Romney fan to be hopeful. And who better to go up against a now-obviously undisciplined current White House resident than the uber-disciplined, results oriented former businessman and governor?

Lucky for those of us squarely in the Mitt camp, it appears we're in good company. In March, he won the CPAC presidential preference straw poll for the third year in a row...

(Excerpt) Read more at russhargraves.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; Parties
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1 posted on 09/03/2009 8:55:05 AM PDT by KatyLoraleyVidales
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

No thank you


2 posted on 09/03/2009 8:57:04 AM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Obama's Blackberry, who's on the other end?)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales
How would Romney be any different than McKeating?
3 posted on 09/03/2009 8:57:59 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islam is a religion of peace, and Muslims reserve the right to kill anyone who says otherwise.)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

The guy that implemented Obamacare in Massachusetts? No thank you!!!


4 posted on 09/03/2009 8:58:03 AM PDT by farmguy
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales
Nancy Reagan said it best: no.

caveat: unless Huck is the only other choice

5 posted on 09/03/2009 8:58:13 AM PDT by NonValueAdded ("The President has borrowed more money to spend to less effect than anybody on the planet. " Steyn)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

NO!!!!!Can he hear me yet?


6 posted on 09/03/2009 8:58:38 AM PDT by madison10
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Willard should just join the democrat party as he is already a rat.


7 posted on 09/03/2009 8:59:15 AM PDT by HuntsvilleTxVeteran ((B.?) Hussein (Obama?Soetoro?Dunham?) Change America Will Die From.)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Please NO


8 posted on 09/03/2009 8:59:28 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

He’ll never beat Palin for the nomination.


9 posted on 09/03/2009 8:59:57 AM PDT by DRey
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Hell NO!


10 posted on 09/03/2009 9:00:11 AM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: Las Vegas Ron
NO. Too much hair.
Too many waffles.
11 posted on 09/03/2009 9:00:49 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: NonValueAdded

What if Obama is the other choice?


12 posted on 09/03/2009 9:00:57 AM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Carbon Dioxide is NOT POLLUTION)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

“Mitt Romney 2012?”

Only if the choice is him or Hussein. In the primaries....GO SARAH GO!


13 posted on 09/03/2009 9:01:02 AM PDT by Grunthor (Everything I need to know about Islam, I learned on 9/11.)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

It would be nice if we actually got to pick our nominee this time.


14 posted on 09/03/2009 9:01:06 AM PDT by The Toll
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Where is the “Not this Sh*T Again” guy?


15 posted on 09/03/2009 9:01:20 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

NO and no!


16 posted on 09/03/2009 9:02:15 AM PDT by svcw (Legalism reinforces self-righteousness - it communicates to you the good news of your own goodness)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

LOL


17 posted on 09/03/2009 9:02:18 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales
Those "squarely" behind Romney THREW Election 2008.

The McCain/Palin ticket was up ++8 pts. days prior to September 18th, 2008.
So the RomneyTeam attacked Gov. Palin and her children to throw Election2008.

"Frum was indeed a critic of Palin, calling her nomination a "huge mistake" during an October 13 Early Show appearance."


David Frum: "Two of our most plausible candidates for president in 2012 are leading Mormons: Mitt Romney and Utah governor Jon Huntsman."


David Frum: "I have a lot of regard for Mitt Romney as a man and politician.
Let me say for the record: If Romney emerges as the Republican nominee, I will support him without qualm."


Late in October, The American Spectator's The Prowler revealed:
"Former Mitt Romney presidential campaign staffers, some of whom are currently working for Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin's bid for the White House,
have been involved in spreading anti-Palin spin to reporters, seeking to diminish her standing after the election.
'Sarah Palin is a lightweight, she won't be the first, not even the third, person people will think of when it comes to 2012,'
says one former Romney aide, now working for McCain-Palin.
'The only serious candidate ready to challenge to lead the Republican Party is Mitt Romney.
He's in charge on November 5th.'"
The Prowler added: "Some former Romney aides were behind the recent leaks to media, including CNN, that Governor Sarah Palin was a 'diva' and was going off message intentionally."
The Romney supporters in the McCain campaign had access to internal polling which indicated well in advance of the November 4 election that McCain had no chance to win.
So they began working to position their man Mitt for a run in 2012. Just two days after the election,The Palmetto Scoop reported:
"One of the first stories to hit the national airwaves was the claim of a major internal strife between close McCain aides and the folks handling his running mate Sarah Palin."
"I’m told by very good sources that this was indeed the case and that a rift had developed, but it was between Palin’s people and the staffers brought on from the failed presidential campaign of former Gov. Mitt Romney, not McCain aides."
"The sources said nearly 80 percent of Romney’s former staff was absorbed by McCain and these individuals were responsible for what amounts to a premeditated, last-minute sabotage of Palin."
These aides loyal to Romney inside the McCain campaign, said The Scoop, reportedly saw that Palin would be a serious contender for the Republican nomination in 2012 or 2016, which made her a threat to another presidential quest by Romney.
Erick Erickson, who organized Operation Leper, said:
"Here’s what I think: I think there are some staffers on the McCain campaign who seriously screwed up the roll out of Sarah Palin, to which Governor Palin herself objected.
These staffers are now out trying to finish her off thinking, as typical D.C. types do, that if they don’t do it to her, she’ll do it to them. They just never understood who Palin is or what she is about."
"Likewise, I do think there are some staffers and others who expect Mitt Romney to run again in 2012,
they decided McCain could not win, and decided to undermine Sarah Palin and her chances hoping it would ingratiate themselves with Mitt Romney."


"Who's the Palin Leaker from the McCain Campaign? (Mark Wallace, Romney pimp)
National Review Online The publication of a Vanity Fair profile of Sarah Palin
appears to have opened old wounds in the McCain campaign.
... the source of the “Diva” leak was Nicolle Wallace’s husband."


Who benefits most from Sanford meltdown? Californian (that's right) Mitt Romney


"Peeking Out From the McCain Wreckage: Mitt Romney"

"Someone's got to say it: IS MITT ROMNEY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBAMA'S VICTORY?"

"Vanity: Team Romney Sabotaged Palin and Continuing to Do So?"

"Romney Supporters Trashing Palin"

"Romney advisors sniping at Palin?"

18 posted on 09/03/2009 9:03:10 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Regardless of Romney’s considerable talents and qualifications, I think the implosion of the Massachusetts health scheme means he’s dead in the water.


19 posted on 09/03/2009 9:03:27 AM PDT by Hawthorn
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To: Question Liberal Authority

Why in a million years do you think he could buy the nomination for 2012 when he couldn’t do it before?
The contest will not be between MR and barry.


20 posted on 09/03/2009 9:04:22 AM PDT by svcw (Legalism reinforces self-righteousness - it communicates to you the good news of your own goodness)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Hell no!!

Just another duplicitous RINO


21 posted on 09/03/2009 9:05:15 AM PDT by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (God punishes Conservatives by making them argue with fools.)
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To: farmguy

He actually didn’t impose ObamaCare, for the record. He offered tax credits to businesses that offered an incentive to provide a better level of health care. It cost the government nothing to implement and had a 98% success rate without creating an additional burden to the government or the tax payer.


22 posted on 09/03/2009 9:06:36 AM PDT by KatyLoraleyVidales
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales
The 2009 CPAC Straw Poll Results:

20% Mitt Romney
14% Bobby Jindal
13% Ron Paul
13% Sarah Palin
10% Newt Gingrich
7% Mike Huckabee
23% Other/Undecided/ etc.

20% at this stage means nothing. In the other polls cited, HUCKABEE is even with him. Huckabee, who has spent a sliver of the money. In 2008, Romney had more support than he deserved from the likes of Coulter, Hannity (when not liking Rudy's shoes) and Limbaugh.

I see Romney's support as similar to Ron Paul's. His people are his people. He can't really recruit more people too easily, because they don't want to buy what he's selling.
At this point, he might be helpful as Senator from Massachusetts. I would even see him as excellent cabinet material (just keep him away from HHS and AG). But not president. Yeah, I'd vote for him against Obama, but that's about it.
23 posted on 09/03/2009 9:07:25 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

LOL....and a big part of the whole problem


24 posted on 09/03/2009 9:07:36 AM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Obama's Blackberry, who's on the other end?)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

“There are none so blind as those who refuse to see.”


25 posted on 09/03/2009 9:07:53 AM PDT by mikeus_maximus (Sea World is adding a new exhibit:: Obama the Fail Whale.)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

What with open primaries and a GOP leadership that is apparently dominated by “moderates” and career, inside-the-beltway politicians it is probable that someone like Romney will be the nominee. The only way a conservative Republican would win it would be if another “Reagan revolution” took place and at the moment I don’t see that happening for the simple reason that there is no one around taking up that mantle. Maybe Palin can pull it off but right now I doubt it. Who else is there? Fred Thompson? Newt? Or maybe one of the congressional or senate conservatives like Coburn or Pence?

I think that the conservative movement is begging for an effective leader and whoever seizes that mantle will take the GOP nomination. It’s just that so far no one has done so.


26 posted on 09/03/2009 9:08:03 AM PDT by scory
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales
He offered tax credits to businesses that offered an incentive to provide a better level of health care.

He requires people to buy Massachusetts proscribed insurance for those who don't want it. I'm self-employed, and what I carry would not fly under Romney's plan. I don't believe that people should be forced to buy health insurance.
27 posted on 09/03/2009 9:09:37 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget
No Mitt needs to be moved along with the other RINO’s to a reserve for protected species, the North American RINO.
28 posted on 09/03/2009 9:10:09 AM PDT by Kartographer (".. we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.")
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Pushing another Rino in our face.


29 posted on 09/03/2009 9:10:40 AM PDT by chemicalman (No one in the house read the stimulus bill? Have they ever read the Constitution?)
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To: svcw
Mitt was a few thousand votes in Florida from beating John McCain in 2008. It's possible that McCain won't be running in 2012.

I'd sure as heck would rather have Mitt as president than the fellow we've got right now.
30 posted on 09/03/2009 9:12:08 AM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Carbon Dioxide is NOT POLLUTION)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Carpetbagger shapeshifter Romney imposing RomneyCARE:
"My Death Panel is now the first. Now, you Democrats will all love me, long time. Right?
I have now given you the option of death to the handicapped, and the infirmed, and the old whom any of us choose to kill."


"Massachusetts' Obama-like reforms increase health costs, wait times [RomneyCare] "If you are curious about how President Barack Obama's health plan would affect your health care, look no farther than Massachusetts.
In 2006, the Bay State enacted a slate of reforms that almost perfectly mirror the plan of Obama and congressional Democrats.
.... Premiums are growing 21 to 46 percent faster than the national average
in part because Massachusetts' individual mandate has effectively outlawed affordable health plans.
"


"Mass. Pushes Rationing to Control Universal Healthcare Costs (RomneyCare)
A 10-member Massachusetts state healthcare advisory board unanimously recommended
that the state begin rationing healthcare to keep the state’s marquee universal health care program afloat financially.

The July 16 recommendations, the Boston Globe explained, would result in a situation where “patients could find it harder to get procedures they want but are of questionable benefit if doctors are operating within a budget.
And they might find it more difficult to get care wherever they want, if primary doctors push to keep patients within their accountable care organization.”
The Globe stressed that the recommendations would “dramatically change how doctors and hospitals are paid, essentially putting providers on a budget as a way to control exploding healthcare costs and improve the quality of care.”
"Budget" is a more politically acceptable word for rationing.
The Globe also noted that “consumer advocates said patients are going to have to be educated about the new system.” Yes, apparently they will have to get used to having their healthcare rationed.


"1,000 cancer patients 'refused treatment'
Charities warned that patients with less common forms of cancer were being discriminated against, while others condemned the system as a “scandal”.
Patients and their doctors can appeal for the NHS to pay for drugs not currently licensed for that type of the disease.
But one in three applications were turned down in the last three years, leaving patients having to pay up £20,000 for the medication themselves."


"Mass. Pushes Rationing to Control Universal Healthcare Costs (RomneyCare)
A 10-member Massachusetts state healthcare advisory board unanimously recommended
that the state begin rationing healthcare to keep the state’s marquee universal health care program afloat financially.

The July 16 recommendations, the Boston Globe explained, would result in a situation where “patients could find it harder to get procedures they want but are of questionable benefit if doctors are operating within a budget.
And they might find it more difficult to get care wherever they want, if primary doctors push to keep patients within their accountable care organization.”
The Globe stressed that the recommendations would “dramatically change how doctors and hospitals are paid, essentially putting providers on a budget as a way to control exploding healthcare costs and improve the quality of care.”
"Budget" is a more politically acceptable word for rationing.
The Globe also noted that “consumer advocates said patients are going to have to be educated about the new system.” Yes, apparently they will have to get used to having their healthcare rationed.


"Massachusetts Universal Healthcare System Breaking Down Already
When Governor Mitt Romney instituted a universal healthcare plan for Massachusetts in 2006 he proclaimed it a conservative idea.
But has it worked? Has it been successful?
For a time, many thought it might but cracks in the system are already being seen.
These cracks are instructive as a lesson on how Obamacare will crash and burn just like Romneycare is now in the process of doing.

One of the early claims that helped push Romneycare through to law was the insistence by its supporters that Emergency Room visits would fall as more and more citizens became covered under healthcare insurance.
Since ER care is far more expensive than a doctor's care, it was thought that more people with insurance would ease the overcrowding of ERs as well as lower the overall costs of healthcare.
However, a flaw in this logic has been seen throughout the state. As more people became insured, more people demanded the care of doctors. These doctors became overloaded with patients and waiting lists for doctors got longer and longer.
As a result, ERs in Massachusetts have not seen a downturn in visits. On the contrary, it seems that ER visits are actually on the upswing in the Bay State. In fact, in 2007 they were higher than the national average by 20 percent...


"Hospital patients 'left in agony'"
"Patients were allegedly left screaming in pain and drinking from flower vases on a nightmare hospital ward.
Between 400 and 1,200 more people died than would have been expected at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust over three years, a damning Healthcare Commission report said.
The watchdog's investigation found inadequately trained staff who were too few in number, junior doctors left alone in charge at night and patients left without food, drink or medication as their operations were repeatedly cancelled.
Patients were left in pain or forced to sit in soiled bedding for hours at a time and were not given their regular medication, the Commission heard.
Receptionists with no medical training were expected to assess patients coming in to A&E, some of whom needed urgent care.
Sir Bruce Keogh, medical director of the NHS, said there had been a "gross and terrible breach" of patients' trust and a "complete failure of leadership".
The Healthcare Commission's chairman Sir Ian Kennedy said the investigation followed concerns about a higher than normal death rate at the Trust, which senior managers could not explain.
He said: "The resulting report is a shocking story. Our report tells a story of appalling standards of care and chaotic systems for looking after patients. These are words I have not previously used in any report.
"There were inadequacies in almost every stage of caring for patients. There was no doubt that patients will have suffered and some of them will have died as a result."
Julie Bailey, 47, was so concerned about the care being given to her 86-year-old mother Bella at Stafford Hospital that she and her relatives slept in a chair at her bedside for eight weeks.
She said: "We saw patients drinking out of..."


"Paramedics told: 'Let accident victims die if they want to' in new row over patient rights (UK)"
Health Service paramedics have been told not to resuscitate terminally-ill patients who register on a controversial new database to say they want to die.
It has been set up by the ambulance service in London for hundreds of people who have only a few months to live so that they may register their 'death wishes' in advance.
It is believed to be the first in the country, but other trusts around the country are expected to follow suit to comply with Government guidelines which state that patients' wishes should be taken into account, even at the point of death.
Patients' groups and doctors have welcomed the scheme, but it has met opposition from pro-life groups who say it violates the sanctity of life.
The system would come into play if a cancer patient, for example, was in serious pain and rang 999 for help to alleviate the suffering.
But if the paramedics arrived and the patient was close to death, he or she would not be resuscitated if such a request was registered on the database.
This would also be the case if a patient on the database was being transferred between hospitals, and had a heart attack.
Dominica Roberts from the Pro-Life Alliance said: 'This is very sad and very dangerous. It's another step along the slippery slope, at the bottom of which is euthanasia as we see in Holland. 'Paramedics should be there to save lives. They should not be there to let patients die. The medical profession should not agree with someone's belief that their life is worthless.'"


"National Health Preview - The Massachusetts debacle, coming soon to your neighborhood."
"Three years ago, the former Massachusetts Governor had the inadvertent good sense to create the "universal" health-care program that the White House and Congress now want to inflict on the entire country.
It is proving to be instructive, as Mr. Romney's foresight previews what President Obama, Max Baucus, Ted Kennedy and Pete Stark are cooking up for everyone else.
In Massachusetts's latest crisis, Governor Deval Patrick and his Democratic colleagues are starting to move down the path that government health plans always follow when spending collides with reality -- i.e., price controls.
As costs continue to rise, the inevitable results are coverage restrictions and waiting periods. It was only a matter of time.

They're trying to manage the huge costs of the subsidized middle-class insurance program that is gradually swallowing the state budget.
The program provides low- or no-cost coverage to about 165,000 residents, or three-fifths of the newly insured, and is budgeted at $880 million for 2010, a 7.3% single-year increase that is likely to be optimistic.
The state's overall costs on health programs have increased by 42% (!) since 2006.

What really whipped along RomneyCare were claims that health care would be less expensive if everyone were covered.
But reducing costs while increasing access are irreconcilable issues.
Mr. Romney should have known better before signing on to this not-so-grand experiment, especially since the state's "free market" reforms that he boasts about have proven to be irrelevant when not fictional.
Only 21,000 people have used the "connector" that was supposed to link individuals to private insurers."


A Very Sick Health Plan; Bay State’s ‘Grand Experiment’ Fails [RomneyCare]
"The Daily News Record, Harrisonburg, Va. - 2009-03-31 "
"For folks increasingly leery of President Obama’s plan to radically overhaul America’s health-care system,
or 17 percent of the nation’s economy, all this could hardly have come at a better time —
that is, fiscal troubles aplenty within Repubican Mitt Romney’s brainchild, Massachusetts’ “grand experiment” in “universal” health care."

"Initiated on Mr. Romney’s gubernatorial watch in 2006, this “experiment” has fallen on hard times, and predictably so.
Even though the Bay State commenced its program with a far smaller percentage of uninsured residents than exists nationwide,
“RomneyCare” is threatening to bankrupt the state. Budgeted for Fiscal Year 2010 at $880 million,
or 7.3 percent more than a year ago, this plan, aimed at providing low- or no-cost health coverage to roughly 165,000 residents,
has caused Massachusetts’ overall expenditures on all health-related programs to jump an astounding 42 percent since 2006.

So what does Mr. Romney’s successor, Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick, propose as a remedy for these skyrocketing costs?
Well, whaddya think? The standard litany of prescriptions (no pun intended) — price controls and spending caps, for a start, and then, again predictably, waiting periods and limitations on coverage.
As in Europe and Canada, so too in Massachusetts. And, we feel certain, everyone from Mr. Romney to Mr. Patrick said, “It would never happen here.”
But then, such things are inevitable when best-laid plans, with all their monstrous costs, run smack-dab into fiscal reality.


"Dem Congresswoman Admits Obama Health Care Plan Will Destroy Private Health Insurance Industry"


"Romney’s mistreatments a sick man, as Gov. Mitt Romney meets a medical marijuana patient"


Thousands of patients with terminal cancer were dealt a blow last night after a decision was made to deny them life prolonging drugs.
The Government's rationing body said two drugs for advanced breast cancer and a rare form of stomach cancer were too expensive for the NHS.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence is expected to confirm guidance in the next few weeks that will effectively ban their use.
The move comes despite a pledge by Nice to be more flexible in giving life-extending drugs
to terminally-ill cancer patients after a public outcry last year over 'death sentence' decisions."


"Patients Forced To Wait Hours In Ambulances Parked Outside A&E Departments
"An investigation by The Sunday Telegraph has found that thousands of 999 patients are being left to wait in ambulances in car parks and holding bays, or in hospital corridors – in some cases for more than five hours – before they can even join the queue for urgent treatment.

Experts warn that hospitals are deliberately delaying when they accept patients – or are diverting them to different sites –
in order to meet Government targets to treat people within fours hours of admitting them."


"Cancer survivor confronts the health secretary on 62-day wait (UK Socialized Medicine)
WAITING times for cancer treatment need to be cut, the Scottish Government was told yesterday.
..Cancer experts later said that patients elsewhere in Europe would be "outraged" by having to wait two months to start treatment, with most being seen within two weeks.

The current target of 62 days from urgent referral by a doctor to starting treatment has still not been met in Scotland, despite that originally being the target figure for 2005."


"Hospital patient so shocked at dirty ward she climbed out of bed to clean it herself
After 12 years cleaning care homes and private houses, no one is better qualified than Tereza Tosbell to say whether a room is spotless.
So hospital bosses should take heed of her opinion after she spent four days on a 'filthy' ward.
The mother-of-one said during her stay there was a single, brief visit from a cleaner who left dusty curtains, dirty bedframes and a messy floor.
Disgusted at the conditions, she grabbed the antibacterial fluid dispenser at the end of her bed and some hand towels from the bathroom.
She then set about cleaning her four-bed ward, at one point dropping to her hands and knees to sanitise the floor as she dragged her drip trolley behind her.
'It was shameful to see how sloppy the cleaners were while I was there. I was not prepared to put up with such conditions,'
said Miss Tosbell, a 48-year-old divorcee who was admitted to Colchester General Hospital in Essex with an abscess in her neck.."


"Kidney cancer patients denied life-saving drugs by NHS rationing body NICE (UK Socialized Medicine)
Thousands of kidney cancer patients are likely to lose out on life-prolonging drugs.
The NHS rationing body, NICE, has confirmed a ban on three out of four new treatments.
.. 'Families will be denied time together and doctors will be unable to give patients the best treatment.'."


"Girl, 3, has heart operation cancelled three times because of bed shortage (UK Socialized Medicine)
A three-year-old girl awaiting heart surgery has had her operation cancelled three times this month because of a shortage of beds.

... A hospital spokesman said that procedures would be reviewed, but the case highlights a growing problem of cancelled operations in the NHS.
More than 57,000 surgeries were postponed for non-clinical reasons, including a lack of beds, last year – 10 per cent more than the previous year."

31 posted on 09/03/2009 9:12:49 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: Question Liberal Authority
Why dont you THANK Mitt Romney and his malignant Team Romney
for throwing the Election? (see post #18)

How is Obama (the "black" Romney) working out for you RomneyBOTs?

32 posted on 09/03/2009 9:15:18 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: Question Liberal Authority

JM will be lucky if he is reelected as senator. He may run again for president but he wont make it out of the primary.
As far as MR almost beating JM in Florida, so? MR did not win the primaries and was out. Almost just doesn’t cut it.
And do you really thing MR would have beat barry, not in a million years.


33 posted on 09/03/2009 9:16:26 AM PDT by svcw (Legalism reinforces self-righteousness - it communicates to you the good news of your own goodness)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Take your candidate, please. But don’t believe for a moment he’ll get much traction here.

NO! Absolutely, NO!


34 posted on 09/03/2009 9:16:39 AM PDT by bcsco (Hopey changey down the drainey...)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Ah...NO.


35 posted on 09/03/2009 9:17:47 AM PDT by patriot preacher (To be a good American Citizen and a Christian IS NOT a contradiction. (www.mygration.blogspot.com))
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales
Mitt Romney 2012?

That's like putting a "guarantee" on a second term for 0.

36 posted on 09/03/2009 9:18:19 AM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: Question Liberal Authority; svcw; Diogenesis

What exactly is Zero trying to do nationwide that Myth hasn’t already done in Massachusetts?


37 posted on 09/03/2009 9:18:32 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

If Palin runs, I’ll be voting for her.

She is a breath of fresh air that our country requires at this time in history, and our children deserve it.

I believe that she has much to learn, but I also believe she can.

At the top of my list of qualifications, is a person that will not only lead, but one that will go through DC like a crazy butcher with a meat cleaver..... Palin has already demonstrated that she’s willing and capable of doing just that.

Besides, with Palin, everything starts with our Constitution, as it should be.

Palin-2012


38 posted on 09/03/2009 9:19:28 AM PDT by Gator113 (It's about stupidity, stupid. IMPEACH HERE, IMPEACH NOW.)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Mitt Romney is a 2008 retread loser. So is Huckaphony. So is Palin.

Dick Cheney for President in 2012!


39 posted on 09/03/2009 9:20:41 AM PDT by Astronaut
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To: wagglebee
Balance a budget?

Create wealth and jobs through productive economic activity?
40 posted on 09/03/2009 9:21:50 AM PDT by Question Liberal Authority (Carbon Dioxide is NOT POLLUTION)
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I hope Romney does run,,,he could beat Obama.

Much as I like Sarah Palin, I really don’t think she could beat Obama in 2012. Someone with more experience is more apt to succeed.


41 posted on 09/03/2009 9:22:16 AM PDT by CharlotteVRWC
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To: Astronaut
Pick one:

Sarah Palin/John Bolton 2012

Mitt Romney/Perez Hilton 2012


FLASHBACK:

FRee Republic Member Opinion
Thompson 66.8% 1,658 - WINNER
Romney 12.7% 315

Post Election Rasmussen poll - GOP voters:
Palin -- 64% - WINNER
Huckabee -- 12%
Romney -- 11%



42 posted on 09/03/2009 9:23:26 AM PDT by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales
He has nice hair.
43 posted on 09/03/2009 9:27:38 AM PDT by McGruff (Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency - Obama)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

44 posted on 09/03/2009 9:30:58 AM PDT by McGruff (Transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency - Obama)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

March out the Myth Haters and finger biters....


45 posted on 09/03/2009 9:33:15 AM PDT by gitmogrunt (The stupidity of American Liberals never ceases to amaze me.)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

NO! Take your RINO executive hair and piss off.

Business executives do not necessarily make good presidents and their track record running businesses lately is pretty dismal.

We need someone who understands and will follow the constitution as well as defend it; someone who works in the interest of the people and not on getting reelected; someone who knows how to form a policy team, provide general directions and then approve or disapprove what they come up with based on whether it conforms with his directions, the will of the people and the constitution. I don’t care if he/she spent a lifetime as a plumber, a farmer or any other run of the mill career as long as the republic, the constitution and the people come first in running the administration.


46 posted on 09/03/2009 9:45:50 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

47 posted on 09/03/2009 9:59:33 AM PDT by greedo
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To: KatyLoraleyVidales

Katy.....you keep your Mitt. I’m tired of him.

We will support SARAH PALIN.


48 posted on 09/03/2009 9:59:59 AM PDT by haircutter
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To: RJS1950
Business executives do not necessarily make good presidents

Probably the most successful businessman to ever become president was Herbert Hoover (sure other presidents had been wealthier, but Hoover was completely self-made) and NOBODY would call Hoover a good president.

Harry Truman was a failure as a businessman and by nearly all accounts one of the best presidents of the 20th Century.

49 posted on 09/03/2009 10:02:42 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Question Liberal Authority
Balance a budget?

Myth RAISED taxes.

Create wealth and jobs through productive economic activity?

The ENTIRE country (except for Michigan) experienced economic growth during the time Myth was governor. The growth in Massachusetts was not any different than neighboring states.

50 posted on 09/03/2009 10:12:37 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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