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Posted on 01/31/2008 7:52:48 PM PST by Hoodat
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Where was Romney during the Republican Revolution? (Hiding from Newt Gingrich)
Where was Romney during the Reagan/Bush years? ("I was an independent then")
It was Romney's job as a Republican governor to HELP REPUBLICANS. Reagan spent four years (1976-1980) speaking at every Republican rubber chicken dinner across the country, helping Republicans raise money and run for office.
So it IS the politician's job to help people in his own party. Feel free to list all of the contributions Mitt Romney has made to conservatives in the GOP.
As I stated before, I employed about a dozen people last year.
How many people do you have on YOUR payroll?
And if Romney found himself running against Reagan, he would be "moderate" running up the middle where Giuliani and McCain are today.
“Actions have consequences my friend” as Sen. McCain likes to say.
I haven't heard anyone saying Romney is the Second Coming. I have heard a lot of folks (me included) saying he is the only viable alternative.
But then Reagan is dead, so Mitt is the most conservative of the three available candidates...unless you plan on raising Reagan from the grave.
Correction. Mitt is not a consevative. He NOW CLAIMS to be one.
He reminds me of the guy who finds Jesus the day before he is to meet with the parole board at his prison.
We hope it is true, but it sounds really fishy.
Screw you. How much money did Romney START with? Did he start with nothing? Or did he start with millions in the bank and load of contacts of people loyal to his dad?
Ohhh, so it’s really class envy that generates your hostility towards Mitt, not his recent conversion to Conservatism...Okay I understand now.
No. It was you who compared me to Romney by stating that my success “pales in comparision” to his.
So it YOUR ignorance that I am hostile toward.
BTW, let’s now talk about YOUR success.
How many jobs have you created? How many people on YOUR payroll?
I'm e-mailing my California family (leaning McCain) with this right now. They are Reaganites, I can't believe they would fall for this Democrat stooge.
Actually- it’s not coming out late- the date of this piece is about a year ago.
Name one person he bribed.
Fill in the blank. Do it now:___________________________.
Where is my hammer and nail picture ....
Romney is also the only one of those creeps who doesn't get a government check.
The rest are on the old political welfare system.
Romney is far from ideal. But he actually publicly ENDORSES conservative positions, whatever his past.
And has not spend 25 years referring to conservative Republicans as "chickens#@$" and "Mother^%.
How many inmates “endorse” Christianity in their parole hearings?
Forgive me if his “conservative endorsements” sound a little shallow and fake to me.
1. Romney hasn't been on the government teat all his life;
2. He hasn't stabbed us in the back!
Romney: "I AM NOT IN FAVOR OF RETURNING TO THE DAYS OF REAGAN!"
Thanks for the ping!
There was a MA GOP?
Where? In some remote valley of the Berkshires?
Have they sent out search parties?
Yes, you're right.
What will it take to convince some of you Rudy lovers that your Rudy is a loser.
Give it some time. The infatuation will end.
Any Republican that votes for this man is a RINO loving bastard. You’re destroying the party, because the vast majority of this party doesn’t support this man...at all. You’re helping to split the GOP into a dozen pieces.
Nice try. Take a look at the record, the man couldn’t be bothered to notice the warning bells all over the place that this judicial applicant would have a very liberal record on the bench. Nope, he couldn’t get away fast enough to his long lunch at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse (again, check his schedule for that day, only 15 minutes with Tuttman. It only took a fraction of that time for a FReeper to uncover that she was a Robert Reichite. You don’t ever put people like that on the bench — ever). The blood is on his hands. That is just one of many reasons why Romney is beyond unfit to serve in any political office, period.
And P.S., I’m not supporting McCain. This ain’t and either/or thing, this is a right and wrong thing.
No, I wouldn’t accuse Romney of being seriously mentally unstable, although his obsession with power, the White House, and his pathological problem with lying makes him borderline. He really is no different than Bill Clinton in that regard.
Unfortunately, he’s the worst of the bad lot, with the record to prove it.
See, this is what has bothered me. This claim of Fred being lazy was a complete media and establishment fabrication. In other words, it was total bull$hit.
Larry King Live with Jeri & Fred Thompson, 11/30/2007
KING: How do you react to those who say Fred Thompson doesn’t want to work hard?
F. THOMPSON: I don’t usually have much of a reaction to them at all.
KING: Do you think that’s folly or...
F. THOMPSON: Yes. It’s — somebody asked me about that on one of the debates and I went — got to thinking about it a little bit. And my response to them was that I started out in a factory when I was a kid, in a small town in Tennessee. I worked and bartered my way through school. I had a family at that time. I was a prosecutor, a federal prosecutor, when I was in my 20s. I was the Watergate counsel when I was 30. I got elected to the United States Senate twice, by 20 point margins, in a state that Bill Clinton carried twice.
When I decided to do this job that Jeri was talking about, the television job, I had two jobs at that time. I’ve been called upon by the president to help judge John Roberts to be chief justice, John Roberts. I was called on by Condoleezza Rice to head up an advisory board on international security matters because that was my — one of my areas of expertise when I was in the Senate.
And I’m the father of two children under the age of five. And I said then, I said if a man can be lazy and do that, then I highly recommend it to everybody.
KING: How do you react to that critique, Jeri?
J. THOMPSON: It’s frustrating for me. I think it would be frustrating for anyone, you know, to have your — to have your spouse denigrated that way. But it’s — it’s — we did. We laughed. We really — I mean we were almost a chortle (ph) to know that he was working two full-time jobs and doing these civil service, you know, jobs on the side. And when he had — we had to keep up the highest classification for his — for him to, you know, be able to have these briefings.
F. THOMPSON: Security classification briefings.
J. THOMPSON: The security — yes, thank you — the security clearances. I mean that — that in and of itself ought to denote something, you know, about where his heart was and what he was doing. I think when there’s not much to attack, you go after these stories. And they do — they do what they can to — to look for something to try to attack him on.
He’s a slower talker. He moves a little slower. And I think that people go — and they go at that and try to think that that’s — that’s what it is. It’s just — it’s just (INAUDIBLE)...
F. THOMPSON: Slow talking, slow walking Tennessee boys (INAUDIBLE)...
J. THOMPSON: It’s just flat out ridiculous.
Yup, there was. They were still quite vibrant and on the rebound in the ‘90s. That was until these RINO pigs killed it.
While we can say in hindsight now what he should’ve done, the fact is that he thought it was absolutely ludicrous to declare for President so long before the cycle. We are reaching the point now that a candidate has to declare 2 to 4 years in advance to be “viable.” While he may have made the mistake now of not entering early enough, I don’t think it would’ve mattered. The media and the RINO establishment didn’t want him, they ignored his candidacy from the day after he declared onward, focusing on the likes of Rudy, et al, who was the preferred choice. They didn’t want a Conservative GOP candidate, they just wanted another liberal, and now they’re gonna get one. It just makes you sick.
Are you sure you don’t mean Tom Coburn ? Cornyn hasn’t seemed like much of a Conservative leader (although he is better than his seatmate). I actually liked DeLay, he was a tough SOB. Hastert I didn’t care for (personally, he was OK, but as a leader, he was subpar, and the fact he was a part of the IL Combine was not good. The Combine is the reason they ran the excellent Conservative Pete Fitzgerald out of the Senate and replaced him with Obama. Had they supported Fitzgerald, Obama would still be an obscure state legislator today).
Well, I’m not voting for McCain, either, even in the general election, but he will probably be the nominee at this point, and we should pray he picks somebody like Gov. Mark Sanford or Tom Coburn as his running mate and then kicks the bucket (which I expect he will early in his term, he’s already older than his father was when he died). But Romney I’d crawl over glass to vote against. He really would make me vote for Hillary or Obama to stop him. My big disqualifier is that I won’t vote for people who lie to my face, and that guy doesn’t even know how to be honest. How he gets any Republican or Conservative support absolutely defies the imagination. I’ve been at the forefront leading the charge against him since he started to seriously float his name about 2 years ago and I have no intention whatsoever in stopping now.
What will it take to convince some of you Rudy lovers that your Rudy is a loser.
What the anti-Giuliani crowd on this board refuses to acknowledge is that Rudy was an effective leader under some of the worst circumstances an executive could have, and beat the Democrats soundly with his vision on crime, taxes, and leadership.
He’d make a great VP now, and a great president in 2012.
But the public didn't buy any of it. Rudy's a loser and is unfit to be Commander in Chief.
Rudy’s base turned out to be composed of perverts and degenerate elitists
This is why I am hopeful he is chosen as a VP, so I can vote for him in November. This will set him up nicely for a run as president in 2012, because I don’t think McCain will run for two terms in office.