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Mitt Romney talks about the economy, tea parties and the future of the Republican party (barf alert)
The Los Angeles Times ^ | 2009-11-19

Posted on 11/19/2009 7:16:01 PM PST by rabscuttle385

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During the 2008 campaign, some conservatives said they were hesitant to vote for Romney because he was perceived as being liberal on some social issues.

On Friday, he seemed determined to overcome that impression.

In his speech, given in a room filled with more than two dozen pictures of President Ronald Reagan, Romney gave a shout-out to the tea party protesters and spoke about his new book, "No Apologies: The Case for American Greatness." (It is slated to be released by St. Martin's Press in March.)

He also said the Republican Party needed to build support among young people, women and Latinos. "We need to make sure they know there are conservatives and that we are right," he said.

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"We need to make sure they know there are conservatives and that we are right," he said.

Go to hell, Myth Romney.


1 posted on 11/19/2009 7:16:04 PM PST by rabscuttle385
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To: Diogenesis; Virginia Ridgerunner; fieldmarshaldj; greyfoxx39; reaganaut; BufordP; ejonesie22; ...

Myth...a “conservative”? LOL.


2 posted on 11/19/2009 7:17:15 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Purge the RINOs! * http://restoretheconstitution.ning.com/)
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To: rabscuttle385

Is Mitt still around? I haven’t heard any buzz about him since....ever.


3 posted on 11/19/2009 7:18:21 PM PST by kittymyrib
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To: rabscuttle385
In his speech, given in a room filled with more than two dozen pictures of President Ronald Reagan, Romney

Gag me --Hack two faced Romney --People like him are the reason the GOP was in such bad shape in 2008
4 posted on 11/19/2009 7:20:32 PM PST by uncbob
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To: rabscuttle385
ROMNEY RESPONDS ON FACEBOOK!

"As many Americans are aware, a disgraced ex-Governor who resigned is hawking a book to the extreme right-wing. It's time Americans come together and give our Commander-in-Chief - whom I can't wait to challenge on the basketball court by the way - the respect he deserves. I also want to add that my book "No Apologies" will be made available in the spring of 2010., with a massive book tour scheduled in coastal cities, urban Michigan, and fancy cocktail restaurants in the New York Upper West Side area. Please be sure to buy my book and embrace the slightly-less socialist change we need from Mr. Obama and from the extreme divisive rhetoric of Sarah Palin. Fist bump!"

5 posted on 11/19/2009 7:24:01 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: rabscuttle385

I’m confused as to what Romney is saying. He needs to hire a better speechwriter.


6 posted on 11/19/2009 7:24:03 PM PST by ABQHispConservative (A good Blue Dog is an unelected Blue Dog. Ditto Rino's!)
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To: rabscuttle385

Hey Romney, how’s that RomneyCare working out for ya


7 posted on 11/19/2009 7:27:45 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: ABQHispConservative

What you are reading is what Mitt says AFTER it is buffed by a professional speechwriter.

The guy is rootless. He doesn’t know what to say, because he doesn’t know what he believes in besides pedestrian bromides.


8 posted on 11/19/2009 7:29:12 PM PST by Leisler (We don't need a third party we need a conservative second party.)
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To: rabscuttle385

LOL


9 posted on 11/19/2009 7:29:15 PM PST by sickoflibs ( "It's not the taxes, the redistribution is the government spending you demand stupid")
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To: Extremely Extreme Extremist

I about had a heart attack there from a primal burst of rage.

LOL.


10 posted on 11/19/2009 7:30:46 PM PST by adm5 (YOU CANNOT FIX CAPITALISM WITH SOCIALISM! -Glenn Beck)
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To: rabscuttle385
The Romneyvites were out in full force today calling radio talk shows saying Palin does not have what it takes to be President. I heard no less than four of them call in and they all spewed the same BS, and they all said Romney is should be our guy in 2012. Its like they get their marching orders from up on high to call.
11 posted on 11/19/2009 7:34:28 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Leisler
The guy is rootless. He doesn’t know what to say, because he doesn’t know what he believes in besides pedestrian bromides.

"Get lost, Mitt. You're the Eddie Haskell of the Republican party." (Finny)

12 posted on 11/19/2009 7:35:51 PM PST by Graybeard58 ("Get lost, Mitt. You're the Eddie Haskell of the Republican party." (Finny))
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To: rabscuttle385
The tea parties are a bit gauche for Mitt, but he can pretend to go along as well as the next guy.
13 posted on 11/19/2009 7:37:38 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (Ask not what the Kennedys can do for you, but what you can do for the Kennedys.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Romney sure doesn’t poll well, he gets a 35% favorable from Independents compared to Palin’s 49% and Huckabee’s 44%, even Gingrich beats him with Independents with a 38%.


14 posted on 11/19/2009 7:40:41 PM PST by ansel12 (Scozzafava/Romney 2012)
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To: rabscuttle385

HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA Oh I can’t breathe HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HEE HEE HEE HEE HEE HEE Oh help HEH HEH HEH HEH HEH...


15 posted on 11/19/2009 7:45:55 PM PST by Waryone (II Chronicles 7:14)
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To: rabscuttle385

Mmmmmm. Mmmmmm. Mitt. Romney is a coward.
Unlike Rudi who is going to run for Senator.

Romney gets his kicks sending his people
after women and handicapped children.


16 posted on 11/19/2009 7:46:12 PM PST by Diogenesis ("Those who go below the surface do so at their peril" - Oscar Wilde)
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To: rabscuttle385
During the 2008 campaign, some conservatives said they were hesitant to vote for Romney because he was perceived as being liberal on some social issues.

On Friday, he seemed determined to overcome that impression.

I won't vote for Romney because of RomneyCare. If he came out and said it was a huge mistake, I might be able to look past it, but he came out and said that RomneyCare is what he's most proud of.

No Thanks!

17 posted on 11/19/2009 7:46:12 PM PST by RJL
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To: rabscuttle385

Mitt who?

Back to Sarah’s book...


18 posted on 11/19/2009 7:50:32 PM PST by bigbob
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To: rabscuttle385

Go away Romney.


19 posted on 11/19/2009 7:50:32 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Leisler

Very well said


20 posted on 11/19/2009 7:50:57 PM PST by Extremely Extreme Extremist
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To: rabscuttle385
Romney gave a shout-out

Just like the Dear Leader's shout-out when he quickly brushed over the Fort Hood terrorist murders. Romney is quick to pick up tricks.

21 posted on 11/19/2009 7:59:26 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: rabscuttle385

Now that I’m down to a chuckle or two a minute.

So he intends to change our understanding that he is a RINO with two dozen pictures of Ronald Reagan and a tea party shout out? Well at least he called it tea “party.” But I’m sure that is as far as his understanding goes.

Does he have a time machine so he can go back and encourage at least one of his five boys to serve his country in the military? Or perhaps he could go back and reverse himself and prevent gay marriage in Massachusetts or maybe even strike down Romneycare before it became law. He might even reconsider that remark he made in the debates about wanting to allow gays in the military. He could go back and change his lies stating that the man whose picture he has plastered all around, Ronald Reagan, was a pro abortionist. Perhaps as a child he could really learn the value of the 2nd amendment and support it instead of becoming a gun grabber. Going back, it would really help if he grew up to understand that a person’s word is his bond and never develop his flip flopping ways.

But if he doesn’t have a time machine to correct all this, he can forget it. There is no way on this earth I will ever vote for Mitt Romney. I will vote third party if he is the republican nominee. Same as with that blankety blank Crist in Florida, a third party vote is the best the republicans can expect from me if Romney is their nominee.


22 posted on 11/19/2009 8:13:13 PM PST by Waryone (II Chronicles 7:14)
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To: rabscuttle385
WARNING..........WARNING...........WARNING

Do not allow the Media to choose our Conservative Candidates in 2010 and 2012.
23 posted on 11/19/2009 8:16:22 PM PST by HighlyOpinionated (Abortion-Euthanasia kills the very people for whom Social Justice is needed.)
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To: rabscuttle385

are republicans going to run another candidate that conservatives cant vote for?


24 posted on 11/19/2009 8:20:37 PM PST by dalebert
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To: rabscuttle385

Another Pretender looking for something or someone to bolster his chances... Not this time...


25 posted on 11/19/2009 8:26:26 PM PST by Deagle
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To: HighlyOpinionated
Do not allow the Media to choose our Conservative Candidates in 2010 and 2012.

That bears repeating, in fact, it ought to be shouted from the rooftops!

The MSM picked the three "frontrunners" in 2008 for the Republicans, and that was a trainwreck.

The only good thing to come out of it was Sarah Palin getting the exposure she needed to become a household name, and even now, the MSM is waging unceasing war on her.

26 posted on 11/19/2009 8:28:11 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: rabscuttle385

Romney is the idiot who foisted socialized medicine in Massachusetts. Because of something so left wing as socialized medicine, he proved that he is absolutely NOT a Republican.

Unfortunately, as that debacle and its unfolding proof of high costs and bad care now come to fruit, the liberal media ignores the one state doing Obama’s plan on a limited basis - and want to force it on the rest of us.


27 posted on 11/19/2009 8:28:22 PM PST by tbw2 (Freeper sci-fi - "Humanity's Edge" - on amazon.com)
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To: Waryone
Does he have a time machine so he can go back and encourage at least one of his five boys to serve his country in the military?

Even at this date any one (or all) of those five boys can still enlist.

28 posted on 11/19/2009 8:34:10 PM PST by ansel12 (Scozzafava/Romney 2012)
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To: rabscuttle385

RomneyCare = 0bummerCare.

Go away, Mitt.


29 posted on 11/19/2009 8:39:32 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (America, 1776 - 2009. R.I.P.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

Mitt is like a cockroach, you can’t get rid of him and when the light is shined on him he runs under the refrigerator.


30 posted on 11/19/2009 8:44:47 PM PST by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: ansel12

If he did that now, it would not help him. It would just seem like another disingenuous move on his part. But if they had been encouraged from birth to love and want to serve their country, we would have seen it by now.


31 posted on 11/19/2009 8:49:02 PM PST by Waryone (II Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Waryone

The Romney men have an unbroken record of almost 170 years since they arrived here to serve Joseph Smith, of no man ever serving the United States in uniform.


32 posted on 11/19/2009 9:19:47 PM PST by ansel12 (Scozzafava/Romney 2012)
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To: rabscuttle385
We don't need more young people, or blacks, or hispanics.

We need more people of LIKE MIND.

33 posted on 11/19/2009 9:25:27 PM PST by Mariner
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To: rabscuttle385

34 posted on 11/19/2009 9:29:04 PM PST by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: rabscuttle385
In his speech, given in a room filled with more than two dozen pictures of President Ronald Reagan...

Jeez, I couldn't come up with a fiction as good as the truth to illustrate how thoroughly Romney epitomizes a born-again Eddie Haskell. The best spoof and comedy writers in the business couldn't come up with something as rich as that; Romney is a PARODY of himself, for God's sake.

... Romney gave a shout-out to the tea party protesters ...

What the hell is a "shout out," and why had I never even seen the term used in a news story until about five days ago in an MSM story about Obama, and now I'm seeing it everywhere?

35 posted on 11/19/2009 10:07:33 PM PST by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent.)
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To: Graybeard58
Ya beat me to my own line!!!

Seriously, I've been a Leave it to Beaver fan since I was a kid because the characters were so real and genuine in their ways. Eddie Haskell was my personal favorite because unlike Mitt Romney, underneath the phony-baloney snow-job ass-kissing smarminess was a kind of pitiful soul who had a certain vulnerability, which is why Wally stayed his friend.

It helped give one a fuller and more compassionate perspective on the real Eddie Haskells that populate every high school. They're harmless when they run for class president and win ... but Pres of the US?

And for Romney, after badmouthing Reagan for so many years, to now be surrounding himself with Reagan's images in order to snow the suckers and rubes ... well, it doesn't get any more Haskell than that.

36 posted on 11/19/2009 10:28:40 PM PST by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent.)
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To: rabscuttle385

What a wiener!


37 posted on 11/19/2009 11:22:21 PM PST by Pining_4_TX
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To: dalebert
are republicans going to run another candidate that conservatives cant vote for?

Only if they want to lose by a far larger margin in 2012 than they did in 2008.
38 posted on 11/20/2009 12:42:18 AM PST by af_vet_rr
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