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Mitt Romney's Strength
Townhall.com ^ | 06/25/07 | Doug Wilson

Posted on 06/25/2007 9:27:32 AM PDT by Reaganesque

Recent polls in two crucial primary states--Iowa and New Hampshire--show that Mitt Romney has leapfrogged John McCain and Rudy Giuliani to claim momentum in the race for the Republican nomination for president.

The latest Des Moines Register poll shows Romney with 30 percent support, a 12-point lead over his nearest competitor in Iowa, McCain. Even better, Romney's internal polling has him running 17 points ahead of the competition in the Hawkeye State. A Zogby poll of New Hampshire voters offers similar results: Romney leads with 35 percent while McCain and Giuliani tie for second with 19 percent.

This surge of support for Romney comes as no surprise to those of us supporting the former Governor of Massachusetts. In fact, I predicted back in October that once voters got to know Romney they would like him very much. And so they do. The question now is, why?

I believe voters are attracted to Romney because of his three-part vision for America, one that seeks to build and maintain a strong national defense, a strong economy, and strong families.

Romney believes that peace comes through strength. In a recent Foreign Affairs article he called for adding 100,000 troops to our armed forces and for sizeable investments in military equipment, capabilities, and preparedness. To support these goals, Romney has said the next president should commit at least four percent of gross domestic product to national defense.

Romney has an adroit understanding of the threat posed by radical Islam. He recognizes that Iraq is but a part of a larger battle against Islamists that includes Afghanistan, Iran, Somalia and many other places. "Jihad is the greatest threat that faces humanity," Romney said in a speech earlier this year. "It cannot be appeased. It can only be defeated."

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Iowa; US: New Hampshire
KEYWORDS: electionpresident; elections; romney; romneypimp; strength; townhall
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To: redgirlinabluestate
“Transforming the courts” is a pre-requisite to winning the pro-life position. Both Thompson and Romney agree on that. And, unless a Republican is picking the judges that’s not going to happen.'

The above and the war on terror, the two strongest reasons to vote conservative AND Republican.

51 posted on 06/25/2007 2:21:03 PM PDT by TAdams8591 ( Guiliani is a Democrat in Republican drag. Mitt Romney for president in 2008! : ))
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To: aMorePerfectUnion
The MassResistance propaganda has been discredited and refuted many times before, but many insist on pushing it in spite of the dubious motives of its leader.

MassResistance's Camenker Admits He Used To Be "A Social Liberal." "For much of my life I thought of myself as a social liberal. I voted for John Anderson for president and Michael Dukakis for governor." (Brian Camenker, "How A Good Jewish Boy Joined The 'Religious Right'," The Jewish Advocate, 12/25/96) Camenker Has A Record Of Attacking Prominent Republicans

Rebuttal to Mass Resistance HERE for those interested in the OTHER SIDE OF THE STORY

(Be nice and provide a link next time instead of cluttering up the whole thread with that propaganda SPAM.)

52 posted on 06/25/2007 2:22:18 PM PDT by redgirlinabluestate (MittRocks.blogspot.com)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion
The MassResistance propaganda has been discredited and refuted many times before, but many insist on pushing it in spite of the dubious motives of its leader.

MassResistance's Camenker Admits He Used To Be "A Social Liberal." "For much of my life I thought of myself as a social liberal. I voted for John Anderson for president and Michael Dukakis for governor." (Brian Camenker, "How A Good Jewish Boy Joined The 'Religious Right'," The Jewish Advocate, 12/25/96) Camenker Has A Record Of Attacking Prominent Republicans

Rebuttal to Mass Resistance HERE for those interested in the OTHER SIDE OF THE STORY

(Be nice and provide a link next time instead of cluttering up the whole thread with that propaganda SPAM.)

53 posted on 06/25/2007 2:24:25 PM PDT by redgirlinabluestate (MittRocks.blogspot.com)
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To: redgirlinabluestate
bears repeating.....

sorry.

54 posted on 06/25/2007 2:26:37 PM PDT by redgirlinabluestate (MittRocks.blogspot.com)
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To: redgirlinabluestate

I think McCain is done, and Rudy is still in the fight. Much will depend on how they handle themselves these next 6-7 months.


55 posted on 06/25/2007 2:36:14 PM PDT by GeorgefromGeorgia
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To: xjcsa

As I said before “keep your moralistic opinion to yourself”.


56 posted on 06/25/2007 2:39:42 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: freekitty
Why don’t you keep your moralistic opinion to yourself?

Yes, FK. Why don't you?

57 posted on 06/25/2007 2:41:28 PM PDT by LexBaird (PR releases are the Chinese dog food of political square meals.)
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To: freekitty
As I said before “keep your moralistic opinion to yourself”.

Hilarious.

58 posted on 06/25/2007 2:42:47 PM PDT by xjcsa (Hooey denier)
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To: LexBaird

Stay out things that don’t concern you, please


59 posted on 06/25/2007 2:51:20 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: xjcsa

Please read “keep your moralistic opinion to yourself”. If you can not read this or do not understand; go back to your original post.


60 posted on 06/25/2007 2:54:10 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: bethtopaz
>>>>>From what I’ve read about Fred, he isn’t all that conservative.

FredT`s conservatism is well established and places him head and shoulders above the Rooty the liberal, JohnnyMac the moderate and Mitt the centrist.

Btw, there is only room for one Ronald Reagan in history.

61 posted on 06/25/2007 2:59:49 PM PDT by Reagan Man (FUHGETTABOUTIT Rudy....... Conservatives don't vote for liberals!)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

Err... President Bush doesn’t drink either and I doubt that alcohol is served in the WH, but I could be wrong. Nothing will stop leftist media types from attacking anyone they hate and they hate conservatives.


62 posted on 06/25/2007 3:00:37 PM PDT by Paulus Invictus
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To: Hazcat

Then say hello to Pres. Hitlery.


63 posted on 06/25/2007 3:01:09 PM PDT by Paulus Invictus
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To: freekitty
Stay out things that don’t concern you, please

If you don't want comments, don't post to a public forum. Better yet, don't launch anecdote based ad hominums that are unrelated to the thread, and then accuse others of being "moralistic".

Imagine the firestorm preceding your banning if you had written, WRT Lieberman, "I mistrust all Joos because < insert random, unprovable horror story by anonymous poster >."

64 posted on 06/25/2007 3:06:31 PM PDT by LexBaird (PR releases are the Chinese dog food of political square meals.)
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To: redgirlinabluestate

Good post! I can hear his voice while reading the quotes.


65 posted on 06/25/2007 3:09:44 PM PDT by MHGinTN (You've had life support. Promote life support for those in the womb.)
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To: LexBaird

Don’t attribute your lack of understanding to me.


66 posted on 06/25/2007 3:12:34 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: freekitty

Oh, I understand your ilk perfectly.


67 posted on 06/25/2007 3:17:48 PM PDT by LexBaird (PR releases are the Chinese dog food of political square meals.)
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To: LexBaird

Oh no, not another genius who has way with insults.


68 posted on 06/25/2007 3:20:24 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: freekitty

What insult? That I recognize your ilk, meaning those who attack with logical fallacies and innuendo, then proclaim innocence? If being recognized for what you are is an insult, try hiding it better next time.


69 posted on 06/25/2007 3:33:36 PM PDT by LexBaird (PR releases are the Chinese dog food of political square meals.)
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To: redgirlinabluestate

red one,

try this then...

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/12/09/us/politics/09romney.html?ex=1182916800&en=c716be0613f77f1a&ei=5070

best,
ampu


70 posted on 06/25/2007 3:38:37 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion
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To: aMorePerfectUnion

I should extract a couple sentences for the reader...

Mr. Romney’s standing among conservatives is being hurt by a letter he sent to the Log Cabin Club of Massachusetts saying that he would be a stronger advocate for gay rights than Senator Edward M. Kennedy, his opponent in a Senate race, in a position that stands in contrast to his current role as a champion of a state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage.

“We must make equality for gays and lesbians a mainstream concern,” Mr. Romney wrote in a detailed plea for the support of the club, a gay Republican organization.

The circulation of the letter by gay rights groups in recent weeks has set off a storm of outrage among social conservatives, and by Friday was looming as a serious complication to Mr. Romney’s hopes.

Aides to Mr. Romney, who did not dispute the letter’s legitimacy, said that the governor’s opinions on gay issues had not changed.


71 posted on 06/25/2007 3:39:53 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion
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To: LexBaird

Those were my experiences with the Mormons. Those are the only experiences with Mormons I have had.

I am going to ask you a question. Is there any reason you can’t understand this?


72 posted on 06/25/2007 3:59:15 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: Reagan Man
Mitt the centrist

Is that code word for RINO? Your opinion is nice and everything, but people can research the facts and determine on their own that, in spite of how many times you say it, a centrist or RINO doesn't govern like this:

Romney opposed a bill that would have allowed illegal aliens to get driver’s licenses. "Those who are here illegally should not receive tacit support from our government that gives an indication of legitimacy," the governor said. (Scott S. Greenberger, "Romney Stand Dims Chances Of License For Undocumented," The Boston Globe, 10/28/03)

Romney vetoed a bill in 2004 that would have permitted illegal aliens to pay the same in-state tuition rate paid by citizens at public colleges and universities in Massachusetts.

Romney vetoed the bill providing state funding for human embryonic stem cell research

Romney vetoed a bill that provided for the "morning after pill" without a prescription because it is an abortifacient and would have been available to minors without parental notification and consent

He vetoed legislation which would have redefined Massachusetts longstanding definition of the beginning of human life from fertilization to implantation

Governor Romney strongly supported a successful ballot initiative that replaced the state's bilingual program with English immersion. (Romney Vows to Protect English Immersion Law, May 1, 2003)

Governor Romney demonstrated his commitment to school-choice by vetoing a bill that would have canceled funding for Massachusetts' charter-school program. (Romney to Veto Charter School Moratorium, June 23, 2004)

He supported parental notification laws and opposed efforts to weaken parental involvement

He fought to promote abstinence education in public school classrooms with a program offered by faith-based Boston group Healthy Futures to middle school students.

In the four balanced budgets he signed into law, Governor Romney used the line-item veto or program reduction power to cut spending by nearly $1 Billion. Over the course of four budgets, Governor Romney made over 300 line-item reductions, 350 line-item eliminations and struck language 150 times

Gov. Romney was instrumental in passing a bill abolishing a retroactive capital gains tax in the state that would have forced nearly 50,000 taxpayers to pay an additional $200 million in state taxes and fees

73 posted on 06/25/2007 4:06:33 PM PDT by redgirlinabluestate (MittRocks.blogspot.com)
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To: freekitty
Please read “keep your moralistic opinion to yourself”. If you can not read this or do not understand; go back to your original post.

What on earth is your problem? I assumed you were being sarcastic because I didn't believe you could possibly be that much of a tool. A comment on spelling is neither "moralistic" nor an opinion (as I already noted but you ignored, choosing instead to simply repeat yourself), so I'm wondering what "moralistic opinion" you could possibly be talking about. I also wonder where you think you get the right to tell me to shut up; I and everyone else are free to comment as we desire, as long as we stay within the bounds of the FR posting guidelines. If you think I've somehow violated that, feel free to hit the abuse button (and good luck with that). If that doesn't work, feel free to stuff it.

74 posted on 06/25/2007 4:08:12 PM PDT by xjcsa (Hooey denier)
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To: redgirlinabluestate

The more I see and hear Romney, the more I’m impressed.


75 posted on 06/25/2007 4:12:05 PM PDT by TruthFactor (The Death of Nations... pornography, homosexuality, abortion)
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To: aMorePerfectUnion
I don't about you, but I am FOR equality for everyone too ---regardless of race, sex, creed, national origin and sexual preference. I am for equality for all human beings. Saying you are for equal rights does not mean you promote a homosexual agenda. I certainly don't. Mitt never promoted a gay agenda. In fact, Romney's ACTUAL record indicates he did just the opposite - his actions promoted a pro-family/pro-life agenda.

Take some advice from Ann Coulter before you turn everyone off from the GOP:

COULTER: And of course, if you're working for a Republican candidate, you'll meet some nice heterosexual guys. By the way, before I let that slide, I do want to point out one thing that has been driving me crazy with the media, how they keep describing Mitt Romney's position as being "pro-gays, and that's going to upset right-wingers." Well, you know, screw you, I'm not anti-gay. We're against gay marriage. I don't want gays to be discriminated against. I mean, I think we have, in addition to blacks, I don't know why all gays aren't Republicans. I think we have the pro-gay position, which is anti-crime and for tax cuts. Gays make a lot of money, and they're victims of crime. I mean, the way -- no, they are. They should be with us. But the media portrays us. If they could get away with it, they would start saying, you know, "Mitt Romney, he's pro-civil rights, and that's going to upset conservatives." No. OK. Sorry, go ahead."

Also, check out post #84 --- Mitt's in good company with his position.http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1839382/posts?

Just because you oppose discrimination does not mean you are for special rights for the gays or support a pro-homosexual agenda. Ask Ann Coulter.

76 posted on 06/25/2007 4:18:53 PM PDT by redgirlinabluestate (MittRocks.blogspot.com)
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To: xjcsa

I objected to your comment on my spelling which in my opinion is moralistic on your part because it really doesn’t relate to my post. That’s all. I didn’t repeat myself to repeat myself; just tried to stay on the subject.


77 posted on 06/25/2007 4:20:09 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: Reaganesque

This is great news. (Nevermind the anti’s.)


78 posted on 06/25/2007 4:21:37 PM PDT by Saundra Duffy (Romney Rocks!)
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To: Saundra Duffy; Reaganesque

Romney Experience Website Dispels Mormon Myths CLICK

79 posted on 06/25/2007 4:28:27 PM PDT by restornu (Whatever time we have is being paid for with our life!)
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To: CTK YKC

>>>Hmm, he will be the first pro-choice republican nominee in a long time. I wonder how that will play.<<<

The first pro-choice Republican nomninee with a 100% Pro-Life record when he’s had a pro-abort bill in front of him. And the only Pro-choice Republican who is openly Pro-Life.

Which begs the question as to which universe you’re living in. That Romney critics resort to this sort of sophistry amuses me. Keep playing that bicycle horn, brother!!! We all love the serenate, precious!!


80 posted on 06/25/2007 5:48:18 PM PDT by CheyennePress
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To: aMorePerfectUnion
The NYT's???

Quoting more Lying Liberal Rags.

So according to the NYSlimes "..has set off a storm of outrage among social conservatives, and by Friday was looming...

So you swallowed that Liberal Lie Hook line and sinker. Agreeing with the subtle lies of the NYT's isn't a position I'd like to be in personally here on FR. Maybe if I had an account over at Daily Kos but not here. Buthey each to his own. If you enjoy posting Libby Lies here feel free.

81 posted on 06/25/2007 5:51:03 PM PDT by Rameumptom (Gen X= they killed 1 in 4 of us)
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To: sasportas

Every time Romney’s Mormonism is brought up, he actually goes up in live public opinion polls.

I have a feeling the same thing is going to happen on a national level. People don’t take kindly to ribbing someone’s religion.

The idea that a man who was dead and decaying got up, walked around with holes in his body, and lived for 40 days in a time whne there weren’t really antibiotics or even soap readily available is a little questionable, too, from a secular perspective, afterall.


82 posted on 06/25/2007 5:58:06 PM PDT by CheyennePress
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To: bethtopaz

Here are just a few demonstrations of Fred’s “conservative” family values—a “shotgun” wedding at the age of 17, dumping his wife and going to Hollywood where he had a reputation as a serial dater, marrying a woman younger than his own children. I understand the church he claims to have attended doesn’t have a record of his participation.

Couple that with his sterling non-record in the Senate where he left no mark at all and where his record was similar to John McCain’s. No experience as a manager of anything, no particular interest in government, either. He quit his senate job in his second term (after 9-11 no less). He went to Hollywood to make a living as an actor—a job in which you are successful in direct relation to your ability to fake sincerity.

His little essays which are being reported breathlessly on this forum contain no particularly brilliant or unique insights. The latest mismash on the Queen and British-American ties probably took about 10 minutes to write up.

The Democrat operatives I’ve heard interviewed are salivating at the prospect of exposing this guy’s skeletons. They can easily compare him unfavorably to Hillary who is no lazy senator like Thompson was and who is working in an extremely disciplined and determined manner to win the nomination. Watch her in the debates; she has done her homework and is the best prepared and focused candidate on the stage.

Thompson isn’t up to the job. Portraying him as the Second Coming is delusional.


83 posted on 06/25/2007 5:59:23 PM PDT by WestSylvanian
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To: WestSylvanian

Great entry! I cannot, for the life of me, understand peoples’ infatuation with this man. I am not a Law & Order viewer, or perhaps I, too, would be taken with him. And it does seem like an infatuation, doesn’t it? Hmmmm.


84 posted on 06/25/2007 6:10:52 PM PDT by bethtopaz ( Mitt Romney 2008)
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To: CheyennePress

Hmm, Cheyenne, huh. Mormon territory. I get it. Common cause...


85 posted on 06/25/2007 6:37:35 PM PDT by sasportas
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To: Reaganesque

I agree — strength and integrity.


86 posted on 06/25/2007 6:37:59 PM PDT by Fractal Trader (.)
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To: sasportas

>>>Hmm, Cheyenne, huh. Mormon territory. I get it. Common cause...<<<

Well, I used to be in Mormon territory. But I was born and raised in Tennessee, and I’m back in Memphis again.

I’m an Evangelical Presbyterian, if you’re curious. :)


87 posted on 06/25/2007 6:46:14 PM PDT by CheyennePress
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To: Rameumptom

If you don’t accept that Mitt’s camp affirmed that the letter was authentic, I guess that leaves you with attacking the messenger...


88 posted on 06/25/2007 7:02:03 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion
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To: Rameumptom

Ramy,

Here is the substance of the letter Mitt Romney wrote to
the GAY Group, Log Cabin Republicans...

“I am writing to thank the Log Cabin Club of Massachusetts for the advice and support you have given to me during my campaign for the US Senate and to seek the Club’s formal endorsement of my election. …Your endorsement is important to me because it will provide further confirmation that my campaign and approach to government is consistent with the values and vision of government we share.

“…As a result of our discussions and other interactions with gay and lesbian voters across the state, I am more convinced than ever before that as we seek to establish full equality for America’s gay and lesbian citizens, I will provide more effective leadership than my opponent.

” I am not unaware of my opponents [sic] considerable record in the area of civil rights… For some voters it might be enough for me to simply match my opponent’s record in this area. But I believe we can and must do better. If we are to achieve the goals we share, we must make equality for gays and lesbians a mainstream concern. My opponent cannot do this. I can and will.

“We have discussed a number of important issues such as the Federal Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which I have agreed to co-sponsor, and if possible broaden to include housing and credit, and a bill to create a federal panel to find ways to reduce gay and lesbian youth suicide, which I also support. One issue I want to clarify concerns [grammar in context] President Clinton’s “don’t ask, don’t tell, don’t pursue” military policy. I believe that the Clinton compromise was a step in the right direction. I am also convinced that it is the first of a number of steps that will ultimately lead to gays and lesbians being able to serve openly and honestly in our nation’s military. That goal will only be reached when preventing discrimination against gays and lesbians is a mainstream concern, which is a goal we share…”

I will let the reader decide, using MITT’S words, where he
stands on gay rights.

best,
ampu


89 posted on 06/25/2007 7:47:23 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion
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To: sasportas

What are you smoking???


90 posted on 06/25/2007 9:51:18 PM PDT by SHEENA26
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To: freekitty
I objected to your comment on my spelling which in my opinion is moralistic on your part because it really doesn’t relate to my post. That’s all. I didn’t repeat myself to repeat myself; just tried to stay on the subject.

Spelling is moralistic? Inconceivable! (Princess Bride reference: "I don't think that word means what you think that word means.")

91 posted on 06/25/2007 10:17:31 PM PDT by xjcsa (Hooey denier)
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To: xjcsa
I want to ask you a question.

Is there any reason why you chose to highlight the misspelling of a word rather than what I actually posted?

92 posted on 06/25/2007 10:34:25 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: CheyennePress

I am living on the planet that actually looks into someone’s record on votes, and on what he says to groups and what he says during debates. He has bragged about being pro choice as recently as January 2007.

He signed into law Romney care which has tax payers PAYING FOR ABORTIONS - how the H*&^ is that pro-life?

I am not living on the “Mitt is so magnetic I will just take his word for it” planet.


93 posted on 06/26/2007 3:23:46 AM PDT by CTK YKC
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To: CTK YKC
Hmm, he will be the first pro-choice republican nominee in a long time. I wonder how that will play.

Nice try but Romney is NOT "pro-choice."

94 posted on 06/26/2007 3:26:23 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Join the DUmmie FUnnies PING List for the FUNNIEST Blog on the Web)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts
How does a Mormon attend cocktail parties? The press is going to rain scorn on him if his parties don't serve alcohol.

My guess is that alcohol will be served but that Mitt will refrain from drinking it...just like what happens at present.

95 posted on 06/26/2007 3:28:25 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Join the DUmmie FUnnies PING List for the FUNNIEST Blog on the Web)
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To: freekitty
Is there any reason why you chose to highlight the misspelling of a word rather than what I actually posted?

I prefer to read FR in un-mangled English when possible, and I considered the content of your post unremarkable. Any reason you didn't use spell check and/or proofread your post to avoid having that problem?

96 posted on 06/26/2007 5:54:56 AM PDT by xjcsa (Hooey denier)
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To: xjcsa

You might check out your post #74. I may be wrong; but I don’t believe spell check was applied there. LOL


97 posted on 06/26/2007 6:36:52 AM PDT by freekitty
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To: xjcsa

Is there any reason why you always have to dig at someone? Sounds like you are more of a tit for tat person. You know winning is more than being nice. I am sorry about that. I checked out your my space page and sounds like you have something good going. And it’s totally opposite of how you are treating me.


98 posted on 06/26/2007 6:43:29 AM PDT by freekitty
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To: PJ-Comix

Nice try but Romney is NOT “pro-choice.”

Uh...
From ABC...
“ Romney’s Pro-Life Conversion: Myth or Reality?
After ‘Epiphany’ on Abortion, He Named a Pro-Choice Judge and Supported Stem Cell Research” link :

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Story?id=3279653&page=1

Another example:

“Boston Globe reporter Sally Jacobs: “Mr. Romney, you personally oppose abortion and as a church leader have advised women not to have an abortion. Given that, how could you in good conscience support a law that enables women to have an abortion, and even lets the government pay for it? If abortion is morally wrong, aren’t you responsible for discouraging it?”

Romney: “One of the great things about our nation, Sally, is that we’re each entitled to have strong personal beliefs, and we encourage other people to do the same. But as a nation we recognize the right of all people to believe as they want, and not to impose our beliefs on other people. I believe that abortion should be safe and legal in this country; I have since the time that my mom took that position when she ran in 1970 as a U.S. Senate candidate.

“I believe that Roe v. Wade has been the law for 20 years, that we should sustain and support it, and I sustain and support that law and the right of a woman to make that choice. And my personal beliefs, like the personal beliefs of other people, should not be brought into a political campaign.”
—Senate campaign debate with Sen. Ted Kennedy.
New York Times, Oct. 26, 1994”

“As governor, Mitt Romney would protect the current pro-choice status quo in Massachusetts. No law would change. The choice to have an abortion is a deeply personal one. Women should be free to choose based on their own beliefs, not the government’s.”
—Romney campaign statement.
Deseret News, Sept. 1, 2002

There are many other examples out there, including from early 2007 after his “conversion” to life.

You my friend are falling for a line.


99 posted on 06/26/2007 6:51:39 AM PDT by CTK YKC
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To: freekitty
I told you that I do understand it. Now, what does your experience have to do with the thread topic beyond trying to associate your anecdotal experience with a candidate who happens to share the religion of your villain? It serves no purpose here but to attempt attaching an ad hominum and guilt by association. Moreover, it is faulty thinking.

Then you compound that by accusing others of "moralizing" and when called on it, try to shut down the debate on it by claiming your public posings are none of other's business. Don't like being challenged on your words and actions? Tough.

100 posted on 06/26/2007 6:54:29 AM PDT by LexBaird (PR releases are the Chinese dog food of political square meals.)
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