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NM Gov. Susana Martinez's Campaign Strategist Calls Pro-Life Activists 'Pieces of [expletive]'
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | June 24, 2014 | Dr. Susan Berry

Posted on 06/24/2014 9:56:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The political strategist for the re-election campaign of New Mexico’s Gov. Susana Martinez (R) reportedly confronted on Saturday a group of pro-life demonstrators in Albuquerque by lashing out, “You are all pieces of [expletive]!”

Several members of the pro-life organization Protest ABQ identified the individual rebuking them with vulgar language as Jay McCleskey, chief political strategist for Martinez, who is seeking a second term as New Mexico’s governor.

Writing at Operation Rescue, pro-life activist Tara Shaver, who is pregnant herself, wrote, “The pro-life community has been asking Gov. Martinez what she is willing to do to stop pre-born child killing in New Mexico.”

“We have been completely ignored until today,” said Shaver, who was at the Protest ABQ public awareness campaign with her husband and children when McCleskey lashed out.

The pro-life community in Albuquerque continues to expose Martinez’s apparently inconsistent position on abortion. While Martinez claims to be pro-life, she has not addressed the fact that abortion remains unrestricted through all nine months of pregnancy in New Mexico....

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: New Mexico; Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: abortion; martinez; newmexico; prolife

1 posted on 06/24/2014 9:56:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Republicans gooooood.... Democrats baaaaaad”


2 posted on 06/24/2014 9:56:51 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

Baby killers baaaaaaad


3 posted on 06/24/2014 9:58:25 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You must vote for the GOP no matter what. That includes when they call you a POS and kill children.


4 posted on 06/24/2014 10:00:34 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Pieces of April?


5 posted on 06/24/2014 10:01:22 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I think most political strategists hate single-issue voters, because they’re so uncompromising and absolutely dedicated to their cause - and that makes the political strategist’s job that much more difficult for the candidate he is trying to get elected.

But, with this particular issue, it’s worth causing headaches for political strategists and letting them know you’re not going to go away!


6 posted on 06/24/2014 10:03:27 PM PDT by Star Traveler (Remember to keep the Messiah of Israel in the One-World Government that we look forward to coming)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Democrats are geniuses. They’ve infiltrated the Republican Party and are in the process of destroying it.


7 posted on 06/24/2014 10:06:15 PM PDT by dowcaet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez is being promoted as a GOP Vice Presidential nominee for 2016.

Unfortunately, no one mentions that 61% of New Mexico Hispanics voted AGAINST her in 2010.

Unfortunately, no one mentions that she refused to publicly support a ban on third term abortions in 2012, when Albuquerque voted on that city initiative.


8 posted on 06/24/2014 10:15:24 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Norm Lenhart

Well duh! Even if they actually kill your kids, you have to vote for them


9 posted on 06/24/2014 10:17:03 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

Words either mean things or they don’t. They can’t mean something yesterday and not today. When a ‘conservative’ screams about voting for the GOP ‘no matter what’, that absolutely means support for abortion. Because the GOP now supports abortion.

they do not get to pick and choose.


10 posted on 06/24/2014 10:19:34 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

If you read the so-called 20 week abortion ban in TX you will find a clause in there stating that the law does not apply to anyone who considers the law to be an “undue burden” to them.

Regulation of abortion clinics pushed by GOP politiicans close down the small operators and keep the big operator (Planned Parenthood) in business.

Here in Pennsylvania there is a new clinic regulation law (Act 122). Word is that Planned Parenthood is getting advance notice of state health inspections of their clinics causing them to reschedule activity.

The Health Department in PA is run by an appointee of a Republican Governor who is “pro-life” (Tom Corbett).

Neither Corbett nor his administration has had any comment on this report although the political action group (Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation) with close ties to the GOP political machine said back in April that an “investigation” was underway.


11 posted on 06/24/2014 10:28:57 PM PDT by Nextrush (OBAMACARE IS A BAILOUT FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY)
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To: Nextrush

They claim to be against a lot like abortion, taxes, global warming, Obama’s ursurpations...but they always seem to keep all those things safely in action.

The sad part is they have snowed many into not only believing their crap but attacking those that point it out. Kinda sorta EXACTLY how Dems keep uppity minorities on their own plantation.

Sometimes I feel like Roddy Piper in “They Live” and few of us have the sunglasses.


12 posted on 06/24/2014 10:34:54 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Is this the same Martinez a few Freepers were promoting? Gack!


13 posted on 06/24/2014 10:43:30 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

They are royalty that many claim to be finely dressed as conservatives but who are in fact wearing no clothes at all.


14 posted on 06/24/2014 10:45:18 PM PDT by Nextrush (OBAMACARE IS A BAILOUT FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I will continue to maintain that Jay McCleskey is THE problem with Susana deviating on important conservative non-negotiable issues.


15 posted on 06/24/2014 10:47:54 PM PDT by Carthego delenda est
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To: Norm Lenhart

No sarcasm tag. Because lots of people actually believe that. I find it amazing that I’m still hearing “Let’s take the republican party back.”


16 posted on 06/24/2014 10:48:23 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: Viennacon

we will be hearing that all year too


17 posted on 06/24/2014 10:51:58 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: dowcaet

Boycott New Mexico.


18 posted on 06/24/2014 10:53:28 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: VerySadAmerican

Yay. got two scalps this year! We’re really making progress

/sarc


19 posted on 06/24/2014 11:35:32 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: VerySadAmerican

i think it’s b/c we’d rather have those cowardly f@cks leave and go to their true democrat party rather than be the ones kicked out.

i suppose nobody wants to fight anymore and just keep running. problem is wherever we run to they will try to take that over, and they will do so incrementally, then we will have to run again.


20 posted on 06/24/2014 11:37:19 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

*”Because the GOP now supports abortion.”*

Are you sure? I thought they were firming up the pro-life position, after the 2012 debacle.

http://www.nationalrighttolifenews.org/news/2014/01/republican-national-committee-affirms-that-pro-life-is-a-winning-position-counsels-pro-life-candidates-not-to-stay-silent-when-attacked-with-war-on-women-rhetoric/


21 posted on 06/24/2014 11:59:46 PM PDT by ansel12 (( Rand Paul---What a tragedy if America wouldn't have gotten to see Barack Obama as a leader.)
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To: ansel12

Their position and their actions are two entirely different things. they have all sorts of positions in the party platform that go ignored daily as well.

The truth of the matter is that many GOP pols have exception clauses for political expedience. In cases of this, in cases of that. A dead baby is still a dead baby. And a baby killed after a rape is still as dead as one killed by a ‘loving mother’.

Now of course we all know that. But my point is that the GOP pols very often say one thing on abortion and do another. Planned Barrenhood remains funded. Their primary business is killing. Lots of Pols scream about protecting the unborn and then cave on budgets. To paraphrase Dave Mustane of Megadeth, Killing is their business and the GOP keeps funding their way to more.

The party itself is responsible because the heads of that party make the exceptions and cave on budget items while making excuses as to why.

So yes. The GOP very much supports abortions and their actions of supporting abortion trump their words denying it.


22 posted on 06/25/2014 12:15:27 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

You already said that, it is why I posted post 21, and the link to the January reaffirmation of their pro-life position.


23 posted on 06/25/2014 12:21:46 AM PDT by ansel12 (( Rand Paul---What a tragedy if America wouldn't have gotten to see Barack Obama as a leader.)
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To: ansel12

You asked if I was sure. I was ;)


24 posted on 06/25/2014 12:40:02 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: RitaOK

“Is this the same Martinez a few Freepers were promoting? Gack!”

She seems to have some really questionable people working for her. A big disappointment.


25 posted on 06/25/2014 3:20:08 AM PDT by jocon307 (These people are (some Polish word) crazy)
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To: dowcaet
"They’ve infiltrated the Republican Party and are in the process of destroying it."

Sure looks like it - and that abomination in Mississippi......Repubs are dead to me now - it's either a 3rd party, or force of arms....

26 posted on 06/25/2014 3:56:11 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

why do so many GOP seem to lack or lose control over these flawed idiots they hire as staffers and aides?


27 posted on 06/25/2014 4:46:37 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sadly, Mrs. McCleskey didn’t abort Jay!


28 posted on 06/25/2014 2:26:12 PM PDT by golf lover (goingf)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Viennacon; doc1019; Norm Lenhart; tumblindice; Star Traveler; dowcaet; ...
I'm replying to everyone on this thread (something I almost never do) who may not have heard the "rest of the story." There was a thread about this on the News/Activism forum which I suggest you all read:

Gov. Martinez’s campaign manager shouts profanities at pro-lifers

This is post #48:


CedarDave
Being that I live in NM, I just got off the phone with Susana's office. The young lady I spoke with has been fielding questions about this all day (the young lady was very pleasant by the way). Turns out, they were outside McCleskey's home and they were showing very graphic images where young kids could see them. At one point a young boy went inside crying at what he was being shown. As a practicing Catholic, I'm definitely pro-life, but I don't abide these kinds of tactics, and definitely with indifference to young kids. He was responding as a parent and, frankly, I would probably do the same thing if this group showed up with those graphic signs and my kids saw that.

Could he have handled it differently? Yes, but it sounds to me like this group was looking to provoke some reaction they could then use. The story as presented by this group does not tell the whole story.

48 posted on 06/24/2014 3:18:21 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men )

Seeing and agreeing with that explanation, I also agree with Carthego delenda est that McCleskey is not helping Susana's re-election campaign any as he is the source of irritation with many that reflects badly on her.

29 posted on 06/27/2014 12:35:15 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: LegendHasIt; leapfrog0202; Santa Fe_Conservative; DesertDreamer; OneWingedShark; CougarGA7; ...

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To see NM articles by keyword, click here: New Mexico Keywords

To see the NM Message Page, click here: New Mexico Messages

(The NM list is available on my FR homepage for anyone to use. Let me know if you wish to be added or removed from the list.)

30 posted on 06/27/2014 12:35:59 PM PDT by CedarDave
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To: CedarDave

We figured he was annoyed at something, it is what came out of his heart when he was angry, that was revealing.

Sometimes someone blurts out something that can’t be taken back, because once revealed, it can’t be rehidden.


31 posted on 06/27/2014 12:47:07 PM PDT by ansel12 (( Rand Paul---What a tragedy if America wouldn't have gotten to see Barack Obama as a leader.)
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