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Santorum: 'I Want to Endanger Newt'
Fox News ^ | February 4, 2012 | Nick Kalman

Posted on 02/05/2012 12:01:58 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

MONTROSE, CO - Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum took a new jab at Newt Gingrich, saying he wants to "endanger" the former Speaker.

The dig came during a campaign rally in Montrose, CO., as Santorum railed against the federal government's environmental regulations.

"These are your lands! Oh but they always say we're doing it for your benefit," Santorum decried.

"We'll make sure that you don't do something to scar the land or you don't do something to endanger a newt. No not that Newt, different newt. I want to endanger that Newt - that's a different story."

The line drew laughter from the audience but Santorum has been serious in sharpening his attacks on Gingrich in recent weeks....

(Excerpt) Read more at politics.blogs.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Colorado; Campaign News; Parties
KEYWORDS: anyquestions; endangeredspecies; environment; gingrich; newt; privateproperty; publiclands; romney; romneysboy; santorum; santorum4romney; santorum4vp; santorumsucks
Running for vice president?
1 posted on 02/05/2012 12:02:15 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Keep it classy Ricky!


2 posted on 02/05/2012 12:05:17 PM PST by swamprebel (Where liberty dwells, there is my country.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Oh, FUMR. An operative planted the alien earwig brain-parasite that causes conservatives to attack each other instead of ROMNEY in Sweater-vest Santorum's helmet. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OofMJ6cwzLM
3 posted on 02/05/2012 12:08:13 PM PST by Timaeus (Willard Mitt Romney Delenda Est)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This guy is getting on my last nerve. It’s clear what his agenda is...a Romney win so that he can get the VP slot. SOS-’Sell Out Santorum’.


4 posted on 02/05/2012 12:09:19 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The more Santorum does this, the more I think he is a vindictive putz, and Romney bot—ERGO, NOT as Conservative as he portends! He is doing all he can against Newt, but virtually nothing against ROmney or Obama...for that alone, he has lost what respect I ever had for him.
He is acting like a spoiled brat, and I do not want that in a POTUS! We already HAVE that!!
Santorum is making me dislike him more by the moment!!


5 posted on 02/05/2012 12:09:53 PM PST by MagUSNRET (I have always been proud of my country, it is my government that I am ashamed of!)
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To: swamprebel

Oh, I am sure the Santorum freepers today that posted we should take a closer look at Tricky Dicky here will be sure to come to his defense (cough)


6 posted on 02/05/2012 12:10:55 PM PST by max americana (Buttcrack Obama is an idiot)
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Go get ‘em, Ross Santorum!!!


7 posted on 02/05/2012 12:13:31 PM PST by Gene Eric (C'mon, Virginia -- are you with us or against us?!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet


PETA TO THE RESCUE! Save the cute newts!

Just kidding, sorry, couldn't help it ;).
8 posted on 02/05/2012 12:18:03 PM PST by wolf78 (Inflation is a form of taxation, too. Cranky Libertarian - equal opportunity offender.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey Rick, drop the halo and come out with your Mitt stained hands up. You are a liar and deceiver. Where’s the ads about Mitt and his forcing catholic hospitals to promote drugs to induce abortion?

When YOU have to GIVE UP something to fight abortion - all of a sudden you ain’t the person you claim to be. Eating out of the hand of evil is your legacy. So much for your family man status/what a front!

Nathan Hale at 22 gave up his life for America and you are handing it over on a silver judas plate to our enemies! EVIL has no bounds. Lying and deceiving are known trademarks of satan!


9 posted on 02/05/2012 12:19:41 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This little pric# is insane.
10 posted on 02/05/2012 12:20:19 PM PST by Logical me
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To: ReneeLynn

Romney would be a fool to choose this guy as VEEP. He delivers pretty much nothing and he certainly won’t galvanize the conservative base as Sarah did.


11 posted on 02/05/2012 12:22:22 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Santorum and Pau lare the GOP’s spoiler boys for Newt.


13 posted on 02/05/2012 12:30:15 PM PST by gitmogrunt
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Santorum and Paul are the GOP’s spoiler boys for Newt.


14 posted on 02/05/2012 12:30:47 PM PST by gitmogrunt
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Santorum needs to join forces with Newt so we don’t end up with Hussein or Hussein lite. Then they can promise Paul a head honcho position so it’s all three of them against the establishment.


15 posted on 02/05/2012 12:32:31 PM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: riri

Don’t think so. He delivers a pseudo-conservatism and the anti-abortion bit which Romney does not have. Otherwise, how do we explain his still being in the race AND his going after Newt instead of pro-abort Romney?


16 posted on 02/05/2012 12:33:09 PM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: max americana

For someone who just yesterday said he’s positive and has’nt been down and dirty like Myth and Newt, Rick is surely making his family and friends proud. :eyeroll: Know this Rick, I won’t vote for you or Mitt or Crazy uncle Paul either. It’s clear that you are just a member of the three stooges.


17 posted on 02/05/2012 12:34:21 PM PST by RobinWWJD
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Santorum exhibiting the same childish behavior of Romney and the Dims - wit is good, but the matter at hand should not be relegated to 5th grade humor bites.


18 posted on 02/05/2012 12:34:51 PM PST by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: gitmogrunt

I don’t think he’s spoiling anything. As long as he’s in the race, he’s pulling delegates from Romney. Repeated polls show his support would scatter if he dropped so he’s doing Newt a favor by staying in.

Also, he’s putting out some effective ads against Romney. Doesn’t matter what he says about Newt because it’s old news but he could still do some damage to Romney.


19 posted on 02/05/2012 12:35:42 PM PST by Kenny
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t think that was ad-libbed. I think it was just the sort of eyebrow-raising comment Santorum probably hopes will jump-start his campaign. Largely, a joke.


20 posted on 02/05/2012 12:38:11 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Running for vice president?
O'Myth (New / Preferred) attack Establishment...
Chihuahua, *disgust* SOME REAL Conservative
btw: didn't he "sell-out" fellow Conservative Tommey in
a PA senate race by "endorsing" Arlen 'turncoat' Spectum

21 posted on 02/05/2012 12:39:45 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (Kill the terrorists, Protect (all) the borders, Laugh @ the (remaining) Liberals :^)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thats kind of a funny little quip.


22 posted on 02/05/2012 12:50:54 PM PST by Raider Sam (They're on our left, right, front, and back. They aint gettin away this time!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Little Rick is leading Mittens in Minnesota! Hope it is the
beginning of the end for Mittens.

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2012/president/mn/minnesota_republican_presidential_primary-1747.html


23 posted on 02/05/2012 12:53:52 PM PST by entropy12 (Socialism has failed everywhere tried. It breeds mediocrity, corruption, nepotism & poverty for all)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

screw rick.....


24 posted on 02/05/2012 12:54:53 PM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now, and in the future)
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To: ReneeLynn

This loser is getting on my last nerve. Talk about a freaking Narcissist. I want to barf when he starts talking about his family with his stupid sweater on. The man is insipid and lacks any shred of charisma. He looks like he has burr up his patoot half of the time.

Ricky is a big time loser who could not win his own Senate seat back because of the reasons mentioned above. He is a professional politician who misses those paychecks and the power he wielded. GO HOME YOU LITTLE PUTZ!!!


25 posted on 02/05/2012 1:00:42 PM PST by lone star annie
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"Running for vice president?"


I doubt it, Romney seems to have is heart set on Rubio as the VP choice. The most likely explanation is that, as a solid family values conservative, he loathes the possibility of conservatism being defined by someone like Newt Gingrich.
26 posted on 02/05/2012 1:02:54 PM PST by rob777
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To: ReneeLynn

It might very well be what ends up happening but it’s not very strategic. Santorum certainly won’t have the effect Palin had on the conservative base which got conservatives, like myself, to vote for a candidate they detested. (McCain). He may pull in a small amount of the social conservatives but not enough to make the difference. If it is Mitt/Santorum —I fear they may lose worse than McCain to Obama.


27 posted on 02/05/2012 1:03:34 PM PST by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Shame on Rick...whoring out to an abortionist will not play well on the Day of Judgement...


28 posted on 02/05/2012 1:10:56 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7023/6820492653_f5cb7d8d68.jpg
 

29 posted on 02/05/2012 1:19:43 PM PST by wolficatZ (:"TV is king, you're my everything..")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Rick... you’re not helping.


30 posted on 02/05/2012 1:22:08 PM PST by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender! REMEMBER NEDA)
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To: wolficatZ

ROTFLMAO!


31 posted on 02/05/2012 1:23:54 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Santorum:

Voted AGAINST increasing the number of immigration investigators:
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=109&session=2&vote=00201

VOTED AGAINST HIRING AN ADDITIONAL 1,000 BORDER PATROL AGENTS, paid for by reductions in state grants.
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=109&session=1&vote=00179

VOTED TO GIVE SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS TO ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=105&session=1&vote=00058

Voted to allow illegal immigrants to receive the earned income credit before becoming citizens.
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=109&session=2&vote=00154

SANTORUM: Trim Social Security now- even if painful.
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5j7O34Bpp42k-IlMMNiOLBkYF2zNw?docId=b1cff9ecefe24ca6ae1764a09761e361

VOTED AGAINST FOOD STAMP REFORM
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=109&session=1&vote=00353

VOTED AGAINST MEDICAID REFORM
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=109&session=1&vote=00352

Voted to increase the social services block grant from $1 BILLION to $2 BILLION
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=106&session=1&vote=00302

VOTED TO RAID SOCIAL SECURITY instead of using surpluses to pay down the debt.
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=106&session=2&vote=00056

Voted to impose a uniform federal tax mandate on states to force them to allow convicted , rapists, arsonists drug kingpins and all other ex-convicts to vote in federal elections.
http://www.senate.gov/legislative/LIS/roll_call_lists/roll_call_vote_cfm.cfm?congress=107&session=2&vote=00031

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Santorum; Big government spender:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zt6XCZz2X1Y&feature=player_embedded

__________________________

Santorum needs to put his country before his ego and drop out.

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32 posted on 02/05/2012 1:44:15 PM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: riri

I can guarentee that Santorum is not going to become VP. Romney will use him and then drop him.

At best, Santorum will get some help when running for office again. A favoured son in a favoured district, but that is all.

Hopefully, where Santorum does run, the people won’t elect him.


33 posted on 02/05/2012 2:20:28 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Jonty30; patriot08
The sanctimonious loser already lost PA senate seat by a landslide. Ricky "SOPA" Santorum the collectivist big government statist.
"This whole idea of personal autonomy, well I don’t think most conservatives hold that point of view. Some do. They have this idea that people should be left alone, be able to do whatever they want to do, government should keep our taxes down and keep our regulations low, that we shouldn’t get involved in the bedroom, we shouldn’t get involved in cultural issues. You know, people should do whatever they want. Well, that is not how traditional conservatives view the world and I think most conservatives understand that individuals can’t go it alone." [source]

"What was my vision? I came to the uncomfortable realization that conservatives were not only reluctant to spend government dollars on the poor, they hadn’t even thought much about what might work better. I often describe my conservative colleagues during this time as simply ‘cheap liberals.’ My own economically modest personal background and my faith had taught me to care for those who are less fortunate, but I too had not yet given much thought to the proper role of government in this mission." –Rick Santorum, p. IX It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common Good (2005)

"I suspect some will dismiss my ideas as just an extended version of ‘compassionate conservatism.’ Some will reject what I have said as a kind of ‘Big Government Conservatism.’ Some will say that what I’ve tried to argue isn’t conservatism at all. But I believe what I’ve been presenting is the genuine conservatism our Founders envisioned. One that fosters the opportunity for all Americans to live as we are called to live, in selfless families that contribute to the general welfare, the common good." –Rick Santorum, p. 421 It Takes a Family: Conservatism and the Common Good (2005)

"If you're a conservative, there really is only one place to go right now. I would even argue farther than that. If you're a Republican, if you're a Republican in the broadest sense, there is only one place to go right now and that's Mitt Romney." –Rick Santorum, 02/1/2008 [source]
zz Check out his brochure, 50 Things You Didn't Know About Rick Santorum, where he proudly defends food stamps, increasing minimum wage, stem cell harvesting, college tuition subsidies, bloated school funding, working with Bono to fight world poverty, etc.

Also see his disturbing voting record for more doozies.
34 posted on 02/05/2012 2:29:21 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ground zero for animal worshipers, radical environmentalists (socialist NIMBYs all)—lefties of every political stripe. There’s probably about a handful of honest conservatives in the whole State.


35 posted on 02/05/2012 2:41:15 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: ReneeLynn
If (horrors) romney wins the nomination, romney will try to find a glamour VP to do for him what Sarah Palin did for McCain. He has to try to find the fractured angry base who hate him a reason to support him, and Santorum is no Sarah Palin.

This time, however, I don't think there is a Sarah Palin out there who can make Romney palatable to the majority of the GOP. His big selling point at this point is his “electability” and has time goes on, that is really going to wear thin.

36 posted on 02/05/2012 2:56:00 PM PST by erkelly (Never underestimate the stupidity of the stupid party!)
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To: ReneeLynn

Santorum only pretends to be anti-abortion. His record of running interference on behalf of pro-abort liberals like Specter and Romney tells the real story.


37 posted on 02/05/2012 3:15:32 PM PST by Floppy Disk (Follow the money)
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To: familyop

I was born in Denver, but the Denver of 1960 and today’s Denver are two different places, I’m sure.


38 posted on 02/05/2012 3:20:05 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the US. There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.~Admiral Yamamoto)
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To: MagUSNRET

He endorsed Spectre the blamed it on Bush!

Conservative, Maybe.

Power Hungry backstabber.. Proven by history!

You gonna believe Santorum, or your own liein’ eyes?


39 posted on 02/05/2012 3:25:21 PM PST by Randy Larsen (No Romney vote from my family!)
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To: Jonty30

Romney will do to Rick what he did to his debate coach. He does like to fire people yanno.


40 posted on 02/05/2012 3:25:53 PM PST by RobinWWJD
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So Sanitorium has come out of the closet as a Stalkinghorse for Mitt !!


41 posted on 02/05/2012 3:37:47 PM PST by editor-surveyor (No Federal Sales Tax - No Way!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yep. Most of the Range is even worse than Denver, with heavy federal funding also to the least populated of areas. I’ve never seen so many Republicans leaning to the extreme left in favor of big, local spending and against property rights.


42 posted on 02/05/2012 4:12:20 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: All

I love Rick’s sense of humor. Wish more people would lighten up once in awhile.

While on the road, Santorum was teasing Rick Perry about not remembering the three things he would cut in a former debate. This was after Perry had attack ads against Santorum.

At a following debate, Perry mentioned three items, successfully this time, and looked over at Santorum, and said, “How was that?” Santorum laughed, and it seemed liked Perry and Santorum were kidding, like two brothers would.

Thankfully, candidates are not as thin skinned as their supporters.


43 posted on 02/05/2012 9:21:10 PM PST by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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