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Mehlman, Rove boost McCain campaign
Capitol News Company ^ | 03/07/2008 | David Paul Kuhn

Posted on 03/08/2008 6:55:07 AM PST by OnRiver

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To: TommyDale

no one would claim you as a conservative. The last word I will say to you is....grow up and quit making so many juvenile statements you aren’t even a man yet.


51 posted on 03/08/2008 9:02:48 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: indylindy

they are tracking polls...if you don’t like them why read them and post?


52 posted on 03/08/2008 9:04:22 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: OnRiver

You have no clue about why so many people here oppose McCain.
When he loses in November, blame yourself and those like you who come to a conservative forum to attempt to sell a liberal RINO.


53 posted on 03/08/2008 9:04:42 AM PST by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: OnRiver

You are actually quite funny. You have absolutely no idea about what makes conservatives vote.


54 posted on 03/08/2008 9:05:54 AM PST by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: nikos1121
Yes, I agree. I would love to see the man win. I think it starts with all of us here giving him a chance.

You mean by ignoring his twenty-four year history of betraying his own party? No thank you.

55 posted on 03/08/2008 9:09:06 AM PST by E. Cartman (Huckaboob will never be Vice President.)
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To: OnRiver; TommyDale
they are tracking polls...if you don’t like them why read them and post

I don't recall saying whether I like them or not. Why would it be your business whether I post or not, skippy?

Is your name JR?

56 posted on 03/08/2008 9:10:06 AM PST by dforest
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To: OnRiver

Mehlman, Rove, Juan Hernandez, what’s next, Ron Nehring and his illegal aliens? It sure was a Grand Old Party, Adios!


57 posted on 03/08/2008 9:11:53 AM PST by rolling_stone (same)
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To: TommyDale; indylindy
That other 30% are conservatives with principles that cannot be compromised. Get it?

You're tougher than I am. I did compromise already in this election--a couple times. I ended up voting for Romney because he was the best one left of the bunch by the time my primary came along.

But now that we have McCain, I'm no longer looking at candidates. I'm looking at what team will be most effective at advancing the liberal agenda. That is the team I want to see in the White House the least. Now, some here think the obvious answer to that would be the Dem would be worst. However, in California that was recently proven wrong with the election of Arnold Schwarzenegger who has been able to accomplish more for liberalism than any Dem could have dreamed of.

The fact that this article says the "Bush Team" will now be working for McCain is neither a plus nor minus for me. The fact that the "Bush Team" also became the "Schwarzenegger Team" a couple years ago, and the "Schwarzenegger Team" will now be working for McCain is a HUGE minus for me.

58 posted on 03/08/2008 9:13:11 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: nikos1121
John McCain is NOT a liberal, and the more the occasional FR out here says he is, the sillier they look.

Just wait till McCain comes out for Universal Health Care and your ox gets gored...

59 posted on 03/08/2008 9:15:05 AM PST by rolling_stone (same)
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To: OnRiver; mirkwood

“comic book intelligence ...”

Yep, anyone cheering McBoob is about that level.


60 posted on 03/08/2008 9:16:10 AM PST by Grunthor (None of the Above 2008!)
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To: uncbob
...the majority of voters have their heads up their butts when it comes to security issues

And McCain doesn't?

McCain's Senior Team - questions about John McCain's foreign policy plans
Insight on the News, March 13, 2000 by J. Michael Waller

(snip)

National-security issues, which McCain sees as one of his strongest points, may end up being his Achilles' heel. Already there is concern among his conservative friends that McCain may lack the disposition to command, showing an uncertain sense of purpose and outright bad political judgment.

"What's the first thing you would do as president?" the Detroit News recently asked McCain.

"The first thing I would do," the candidate answered, "is call in John Kerry, Bob Kerrey, Joe Biden, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Henry Kissinger, Dick Lugar, Chuck Hagel and several others and say we've got to get foreign-policy, national-security issues back on track."


61 posted on 03/08/2008 9:16:53 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: indylindy

no I was being serious I usually don’t make comments and read things that I have no faith in...my take on Rasmussen is that its a good running yardstick...his Presidentials in 2004 were right on the money... he had to adjust at the beginning because of the influx of new voters and other issues. I think he has a good running record but its really your call whether you use it as a pulse or not. I hear Rasmussen on Hannity and he sounds very reasonable in his approach.


62 posted on 03/08/2008 9:19:22 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: kabar
Rove is a legend in his own mind. ...Rove has been a disaster for the Rep party.

BIG Bump to all of that!

63 posted on 03/08/2008 9:19:25 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: OnRiver; bill1952

“you want him to resign so the seat will go to a democrate”

How in Gods’ name would anyone notice the blasted difference?


64 posted on 03/08/2008 9:20:56 AM PST by Grunthor (None of the Above 2008!)
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To: TommyDale; indylindy; calcowgirl

Nice of Mehlman to take time from browsing the satin sheet sets at Bed, Bath and Beyond to help out MCain.

Somebody oughta to clue McCain in that Mehlman was the screw-up who master-minded the Nov 2006 Repub debacle——and was shoved out the RNC door for his trouble.

I guess McCain doesn’t pay attention.....when the phone rings at 3:00 AM, McCain will bark “we don’t want anymore magazines.”


65 posted on 03/08/2008 9:22:05 AM PST by Liz (I spent $60 million and got one lousy delegate. Rudy Giuliani)
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To: exit82
Rove’s sterling work in the disastrous 2006 elections is another reason I flip past the channel when he comes on the TV.

LOL. I had pretty much given up on FoxNews after their Rudy-arse-kissing routine. When they announced Rove would be a regular on the show, I tuned out permanently. One viewing of Rove with his little white-board routine was enough for me.

66 posted on 03/08/2008 9:22:11 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: OnRiver; newfreep

“saying you are a Reagan conservative with all your vile goes against Reagans 2 important rules. We are all Americans after 5pm and never speak ill of a fellow republican...you flunk both test...”

Your boy Juanito might want to study up on that latter rule, he’s been slippin’ a bit over the years. All the bitterness directed at that back-stabbing son-of-a-b*tch is more than WELL DESERVED!


67 posted on 03/08/2008 9:23:54 AM PST by Grunthor (None of the Above 2008!)
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To: calcowgirl
no he doesn't and everybody in the conservative movement with any brains disagrees with you on this. Including Rush, Laura, Sean and so many others you can't count them. But you just keep working for an Obama Presidency and telling people you are the only true Reagan Republican...
68 posted on 03/08/2008 9:26:11 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: samtheman

Any pain or distress suffered by a liberal is a good thing.


69 posted on 03/08/2008 9:27:11 AM PST by Big Horn (Life is a sexually transmitted disease that is 100% fatal . Author unknown)
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To: OnRiver; TommyDale
no one would claim you as a conservative. The last word I will say to you is....grow up and quit making so many juvenile statements you aren’t even a man yet.

So, is that the new litmus test of the GOP? If you don't vote for McCain, you aren't a conservative? Wow! You flat-earthers are somethin' else!

70 posted on 03/08/2008 9:28:10 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: OnRiver

I am beginning to like John McCain. Rove’s idea of getting Mcain’s story out to the public is a good one. I can find alot of things to disagree with him, but I can find just as many reasons to like him.


71 posted on 03/08/2008 9:29:40 AM PST by cornfedcowboy
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To: calcowgirl; indylindy; Liz

Today, I officially left the Republican Party and became a registered Independent. In North Carolina, I can now vote on either the Republican, Democrat or Libertarian primary ballot.

I have no intentions of returning to the GOP until they return to the conservative principles that once ruled the party.


72 posted on 03/08/2008 9:29:45 AM PST by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: TommyDale
You have absolutely no idea about what makes conservatives vote.

That really is the problem with the current GOP. They just don't get it. Instead, they send out their thugs (the GOP Charm Police) to demand that you comply. It's gonna be a long 9 months!

73 posted on 03/08/2008 9:30:45 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: calcowgirl

“So, is that the new litmus test of the GOP? If you don’t vote for McCain, you aren’t a conservative?”

ROFLMAO......VOTE FOR THE libeRal OR YOU ARE ONE!


74 posted on 03/08/2008 9:37:22 AM PST by Grunthor (None of the Above 2008!)
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To: calcowgirl

The GOP Charm Police!

Now you have me LOL! Thanks, I’d like to steal that phrase a time or two.


75 posted on 03/08/2008 9:37:58 AM PST by exit82 (People get the government they deserve. And they are about to get it--in spades.)
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To: TommyDale
The people here who are saying they would vote for McCain are really voting AGAINST the Democrat, not FOR McCain.

That would be me. AND, I almost hate to pull that lever for McCain as much as for one of the dems.

What a sad way to have to vote. :(

76 posted on 03/08/2008 9:38:14 AM PST by CAluvdubya (A good man has come home to San Diego! Thank you Congressman Hunter)
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To: TommyDale

don’t need your vote...NC is Republican territory. Your vote doesn’t matter....


77 posted on 03/08/2008 9:39:20 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: OnRiver
no he doesn't and everybody in the conservative movement with any brains disagrees with you on this. Including Rush, Laura, Sean and so many others you can't count them. But you just keep working for an Obama Presidency and telling people you are the only true Reagan Republican...

He doesn't? So then you agree with his statements that I posted?

McCain's Senior Team - questions about John McCain's foreign policy plans
Insight on the News, March 13, 2000 by J. Michael Waller

(snip)

National-security issues, which McCain sees as one of his strongest points, may end up being his Achilles' heel. Already there is concern among his conservative friends that McCain may lack the disposition to command, showing an uncertain sense of purpose and outright bad political judgment.

"What's the first thing you would do as president?" the Detroit News recently asked McCain.

"The first thing I would do," the candidate answered, "is call in John Kerry, Bob Kerrey, Joe Biden, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Henry Kissinger, Dick Lugar, Chuck Hagel and several others and say we've got to get foreign-policy, national-security issues back on track."

I don't know of anyone in the conservative movement that agrees with the above. Except perhaps McCain's comrades at the Commie School for A New Republicanism.
78 posted on 03/08/2008 9:39:59 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: OnRiver

Your vote doesn’t matter either. In fact, I will cancel your vote out in November.


79 posted on 03/08/2008 9:40:31 AM PST by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: OnRiver

The GOP doesn’t need my money or my time either. That is why I no longer want to be part of the new liberal RINO GOP.


80 posted on 03/08/2008 9:41:24 AM PST by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: cornfedcowboy

me too....I voted for Thompson but I like Roves ideas about McCAINS story. When 20% of the population don’t know where the pacific ocean is then it always helps to educate. Where are you located>


81 posted on 03/08/2008 9:42:14 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: TommyDale

its by state duh!


82 posted on 03/08/2008 9:43:38 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: OnRiver

No kidding, Sherlock! I am voting for Obama in the primary where my vote WILL count in North Carolina. My mission is to stop Hillary. Period. Now go back to your sandbox and be a good boy.


83 posted on 03/08/2008 9:45:28 AM PST by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: TommyDale; Liz; indylindy
Today, I officially left the Republican Party and became a registered Independent. ... I have no intentions of returning to the GOP until they return to the conservative principles that once ruled the party.

I've considered doing the same thing, but I think that is exactly what they want. Without voices of dissent, the Rockefeller Pubbies, the "National Greatness conservative" whackjobs and the Log Cabiners can maintain control indefinitely.

Did you see who he has brought in to run Victory 08? (Carly Fiorina and others). This sounds like its gonna be another liberal lovefest at the RNC convention, just like 2004 when they headlined Schwarzenegger, Giuliani, and McCain. This cr@p has to be stopped if there is any hope, as it is already paving the way for the Party in 2012 and beyond.

84 posted on 03/08/2008 9:47:24 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: Grunthor
ROFLMAO......VOTE FOR THE libeRal OR YOU ARE ONE!

The earth IS flat!!!! /McCainBot

85 posted on 03/08/2008 9:49:24 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: exit82
The GOP Charm Police! Now you have me LOL! Thanks, I’d like to steal that phrase a time or two.

Have at it! I usually call them GOP thugs.

86 posted on 03/08/2008 9:50:05 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: OnRiver
According to Taylor, “The Bush Republicans here in town are excited for John McCain.”

How does he know that? Has he talked to all four of them?
87 posted on 03/08/2008 9:53:25 AM PST by no dems (Political Correctness is Fascism.)
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To: calcowgirl
Hahaha! The way FNC is now, Greta has the most informative show!

But seriously, I used to have Fox on all the time, now I've changed the channel. It doesn't really matter though, because nobody can see any of the shows on Fox due to that blasted scroll at the bottom. It has inched it's way up to taking over half the screen!

OTOH, that might be a good thing...we only have to see the top of Shep's head now! LOLOL

88 posted on 03/08/2008 9:54:01 AM PST by CAluvdubya (A good man has come home to San Diego! Thank you Congressman Hunter)
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To: KC_Conspirator
lets see If I have this right...you are going to vote fro Obama to stop Hillary but if Hillary wins you are not going to vote for McCain....NOW THAT IS PURE GENIUS AT WORK.

the 30% of the people on this board who aren't going to vote for McCain are important only if they are in Ohio, Missouri, Virginia, Oregon, Pennsylvania, New Mexico and possibly Wisconsin and Iowa. If they are in Blue states it doesn't matter ...if in real red states it doesn't matter. Your vote doesn't matter. You can't cancel mine because I live in Florida. Educating you people is really a headache

89 posted on 03/08/2008 9:55:06 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: CAluvdubya
OTOH, that might be a good thing...we only have to see the top of Shep's head now! LOLOL

LOL! I never have been able to stand that guy!

90 posted on 03/08/2008 9:57:34 AM PST by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: calcowgirl

The way to stop it is to run a conservative with a third party. Stop the liberal RINOs dead in their tracks and rebuild the party. Right now, there isn’t enough difference in McCain, Obama or Clinton to convince me to vote for McCain.
It just isn’t going to happen. I cannot bring myself down to that gutter level of politics.


91 posted on 03/08/2008 9:57:37 AM PST by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: Grunthor

key board warrio’s are very brave...


92 posted on 03/08/2008 9:57:40 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: OnRiver

“key board warrio’s are very brave...”

No, you are really not.


93 posted on 03/08/2008 10:02:39 AM PST by Grunthor (None of the Above 2008!)
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To: OnRiver

Seriously, I think you have the wrong poster...return to sender.


94 posted on 03/08/2008 10:04:25 AM PST by KC_Conspirator
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To: KC_Conspirator
my apologizes....running into a little flak today. The grunters are out in full force.
95 posted on 03/08/2008 10:07:23 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: TommyDale

lets see If I have this right...you are going to vote for Obama to stop Hillary but if Hillary wins you are not going to vote for McCain....NOW THAT IS PURE GENIUS AT WORK.
the 30% of the people on this board who aren’t going to vote for McCain are important only if they are in Ohio, Missouri, Virginia, Oregon, Pennsylvania, New Mexico and possibly Wisconsin and Iowa. If they are in Blue states it doesn’t matter ...if in real red states it doesn’t matter. Your vote doesn’t matter. You can’t cancel mine because I live in Florida. Educating you people is really a headache.


96 posted on 03/08/2008 10:11:06 AM PST by OnRiver
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To: OnRiver

Its alright, I understand and even done it myself. I agree with your assessement on the colossal stupidity around here...


97 posted on 03/08/2008 10:13:34 AM PST by KC_Conspirator
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To: OnRiver

Yeah, I am going to vote for a Democrat just to piss you off.
Now I will have a friend in Florida vote for a Democrat just to cancel your vote.


98 posted on 03/08/2008 10:16:33 AM PST by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: TommyDale

TD,everything you’ve said—I agree with.


99 posted on 03/08/2008 10:21:19 AM PST by exit82 (People get the government they deserve. And they are about to get it--in spades.)
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To: exit82

dum and dummer


100 posted on 03/08/2008 10:24:54 AM PST by OnRiver
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