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Dr. Robert Steele wins Primary, Now Head to Head against Dingell
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh_N8wglPJY&feature=channel ^ | 08/04/2010 | Taildragger

Posted on 08/04/2010 3:19:24 AM PDT by taildragger

Folks,

He took 51% With a number of candidates and as his video states had better numbers in areas than Dingell and good numbers down river in Monroe, that IMHO that is big. I have a friend in that area and he notes folks are ticked.

I have met Dr. Steele, he is the real deal. I hope we get all of the 29 Doctors Running as Conservatives/ "R's" this fall...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: dingell; michigan; steele
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1 posted on 08/04/2010 3:19:28 AM PDT by taildragger
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To: taildragger

Man, that is one great Conservative!

With all the great conservative candidates running in November I have to expect some very positive results. Now if we had GOP leadership to match.


2 posted on 08/04/2010 3:41:36 AM PDT by Recon Dad ( I never speak ill of dead people or live judges.)
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To: taildragger

Considering the fact we now have a flaming liberal candidate for governor, I’m real happy that true blue conservatives won some of our house primaries.

Walberg, Benishek, Steele....


3 posted on 08/04/2010 3:42:51 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: cripplecreek

I wish Hoogendyk would have beat RINO Upton.


4 posted on 08/04/2010 3:56:19 AM PDT by RatsDawg
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To: cripplecreek
We also replaced Vern Ehlers the big RINO Lib with Justin Amash a 30 year old real conservative in Grand Rapids. He ran against two middle of the road RINOS and won big. Conservatism wins every time its tried.

I am still mad the stupid party had an open primary and allowed the Dems to give us our candidate. .

5 posted on 08/04/2010 4:00:48 AM PDT by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: taildragger
Enjoyed the video. The man sounds really good.

And looks/sounds young and vigorous, for someone who says his father served in WWII . . .

6 posted on 08/04/2010 4:04:19 AM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion ( DRAFT PALIN)
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To: crosslink

Conservatism didn’t win in the Upton/Hoogendyk race :(.


7 posted on 08/04/2010 4:05:40 AM PDT by RatsDawg
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To: cripplecreek
He maybe a RINO but 2 conservatives made it through the primaries in my district.

If the State House and Senate move right, they may pull Snyder that way as well. Comebine that with his Business bent, that may bode well for govermental streamlining.

And that is a good thing....

8 posted on 08/04/2010 4:06:29 AM PDT by taildragger ((Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: crosslink

Open primaries should become a thing of the past...communists should not be allowed to pick Republican candidates...we won’t get conservatives that way...


9 posted on 08/04/2010 4:06:56 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: taildragger

Just keep making the Dems spend money on these races.


10 posted on 08/04/2010 4:09:39 AM PDT by HChampagne (I am not an AARP member and never will be.)
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion

He is a young and vigorous late 40 something or slightly more :-)... Again I have had the pleasure of meeting him twice and my gut feel is he is the real deal, ver comfortable answering questions and discussing the faults of Obamacare. I could see him becoming a prominent voice for the GOP or what remains of it...


11 posted on 08/04/2010 4:10:35 AM PDT by taildragger ((Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: RatsDawg

I did not follow the Upton/Hoogendyk race, I think the money advantage was the killer. He was able to out spend Hoogendyk and define him early. I agree Upton should be our next target next election cycle.


12 posted on 08/04/2010 4:12:50 AM PDT by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: HChampagne
Yes especially their ole' stalwarts that they thought would just get re-elected, those (just my guess) will take even more money and time.
13 posted on 08/04/2010 4:13:10 AM PDT by taildragger ((Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion
And looks/sounds young and vigorous, for someone who says his father served in WWII . . .

Hey, my father served in WWII, and at 57 I'd hardly call myself old and decrepit! At least that's my conceit!

14 posted on 08/04/2010 4:16:21 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: cripplecreek

Did you see how close the 1st district is? http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10PRI/06001000.html I guess one vote does count.

Jason Dan
Allen Benishek

27,090 27,091


15 posted on 08/04/2010 4:21:05 AM PDT by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: taildragger

We’ve still got statehouse cancer but FReepers nationwide should be happy with the house candidates we’ve put forward.


16 posted on 08/04/2010 4:24:42 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: crosslink

Yow.


17 posted on 08/04/2010 4:25:40 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Recon Dad

GOP Leadership? Man that would be nice.


18 posted on 08/04/2010 4:26:47 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: taildragger
Time for Michigan to wash those Dingells off.
19 posted on 08/04/2010 4:32:12 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion

My dad served in WWII and my brother is only 42.


20 posted on 08/04/2010 4:36:26 AM PDT by RedMDer (Throw them all out in 2010... Forward with Confidence! Forward!)
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To: crosslink

Pretty decisive win for Walberg here in the 7th.

Walberg - 41,941

Rooney - 23,605

There’s a lesson in the Walberg story for the GOP going back to his 06 win over RINO Schwarz.


21 posted on 08/04/2010 4:38:34 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Vaquero

Time for the tax slaves on the Dingell Family Plantation to revolt.


22 posted on 08/04/2010 4:44:48 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: taildragger

Is this the doctor that stood up at a town hall and asked some really good questions about health care and the media acted like he was told what to say? His video of the town hall got a lot of views if I remember correctly. And that was what made him decide to run?


23 posted on 08/04/2010 4:51:04 AM PDT by EmilyGeiger (Psalm 33:12 "Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord,")
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To: crosslink

Any word on the turnout numbers? Were they increased over 2008? How did GOP turnout compare with DEM turnout in MI? If you read or hear anything about turnout, let me know.

We need to see signs that the GOP voters are stoked and taking interest in the primaries. If they are, that enthusiasm is likely to continue over the next 3 months and may even get more pronounced.

Having an excellent GOP turnout will be KEY to victory in Nov. Polls are indicating that Indies are leaning GOP this time around, but they may be disgusted with politics as they’ve realized they were sold a bill of goods with Obama. So they can’t be counted on.

Polls are also indicating that DEM energy is down. The CBC vs. Obama fracas that’s brewing won’t help to energize black voters in metropolitan areas for state races. This could help GOP candidates like Toomey in PA because if Phila. and Pitts. don’t show up to vote, DEM’s will lose.


24 posted on 08/04/2010 4:55:18 AM PDT by randita (Visit keyhouseraces.com for a list of vulnerable DEM and must hold GOP House seats.)
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To: taildragger

Do they still have to put up a mirror in front of Dingel’s mouth to see if he is still breathing?


25 posted on 08/04/2010 5:19:19 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy (tHE)
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To: taildragger

I wonder if the NRA will keep supporting Dingell? They love Harry Reid and his sleazy and corrupt land deal to build a $100 million outdoor gun range with taxpayer money. it has 12 lanes in the desert. It looks like it could have been built for $300,000.


26 posted on 08/04/2010 5:21:22 AM PDT by Frantzie (Television controls the American people/sheep)
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To: Frantzie

Thanks for reminding me, time to say good bye to the NRA. They have become weasels IMHO. I don’t know about Dingell, but Doc Steele shoots Clays if my memory is correct, check his website


27 posted on 08/04/2010 5:28:25 AM PDT by taildragger ((Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Now now... Lets win fair and square 11/2-ish 2010 :-)....


28 posted on 08/04/2010 5:29:36 AM PDT by taildragger ((Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: Recon Dad
Now if we had GOP leadership

I think that we are all more mature than that wishful thinking. The reality, the nightmare we have woken up to, is that all of them, dims, pubbies, judges, lawyers, libs, did I say pubbies, are rent seeking w40Re$, running the biggest RICO operation in history to take from the public and put the money in their own pockets. If it take shoveling $10T around in a useless way, so long as $100B ends up in their pockets, it is a nice piece of work and we would all be proud to have a piece of it.

Of course conservatives don't behave that way, but then there have not been a lot of them/us in recent days.

29 posted on 08/04/2010 5:54:21 AM PDT by AndyJackson
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To: taildragger
Nomination for understatement of the year:

Michigan has the nation's second-highest unemployment rate — at 13.2 percent — and scores of foreclosures,

Yeah, "scores," as in tens of thousands of scores.
30 posted on 08/04/2010 6:06:57 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics)
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To: taildragger
Dingell done? Wouldn't it be loverly!

One can dream... Few are more deserving of a lonely retirement.

31 posted on 08/04/2010 6:22:08 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The RINOcrat Party is still in charge. There has never been a conservative American government.)
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To: taildragger

Nice to hear Doc Steele shoots clays. Yup - Dingell has been a NRA pick for decades - Two Gun John is his nickname.

Sad about the NRA. They were all excited about the $60 or 100 million gun range near Las Vegas. There web site has LaPierre and Chris Cox with Dingy Hairy Reid at the opening.

The range is a real piece of **it. Outdoor with dirt in the sun with no vocerage for shooters. Anyone of us here could have bought the land, put up the building and the targets for under $1 million. Another sleazy deal from Dirty Harry and the NRA was cheering it! They have no common sense or love the Dems and the islamist now. Stupid NRA.


32 posted on 08/04/2010 6:51:19 AM PDT by Frantzie (Television controls the American people/sheep)
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To: taildragger

Hope to get 29 doctors running? I hope so. We need more small business owners, docs and ex-military (not phonies like band-aid Purple Heart Kerry).


33 posted on 08/04/2010 6:53:16 AM PDT by Frantzie (Television controls the American people/sheep)
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To: Frantzie

Frantzie, not hope, 29 Conservative Doc’s were running in the primaries. I am not sure the total that made it and or how more primaries to go nationwide (was yesterday the last or do some states go up to 60 days before?). Another 4 other medical professionals of various careers as well. Source? Byron York on Bill Bennett a number of months ago.


34 posted on 08/04/2010 6:58:06 AM PDT by taildragger ((Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: crosslink

In Tennessee, we could easily elect conservatives if the conservatives in the primary would stop splitting the vote and letting the RINOs in.


35 posted on 08/04/2010 8:18:16 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Satan is a Democrat and Obama is his minion.)
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To: randita

Hers are some quick facts per Sec State

Votes for Governor: Total 1,575,167
Dem: 528,119
Rep: 1,047,048

First Cong District UP Stupac old Total 99,055
Dem 33,407
Rep 65,648


36 posted on 08/04/2010 8:27:01 AM PDT by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: Frantzie

I’d mich rather have 535 successful small business owners in charge of congress than I would 535 lawyers. The reason laws are so complex is lawyers like it that way.


37 posted on 08/04/2010 8:59:17 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (The problem isn't that 1% of muslims are terrorists. The problem is 99% of terrorists are muslim)
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To: taildragger; Mr Ramsbotham; RedMDer
He is a young and vigorous late 40 something or slightly more :-)... Again I have had the pleasure of meeting him twice and my gut feel is he is the real deal, ver comfortable answering questions and discussing the faults of Obamacare. I could see him becoming a prominent voice for the GOP or what remains of it...
It just illustrates the argument for term limits: there are about 300,000,000 people in the country and 435 Congressional Districts, In any given district, therefore, there are roughly 3/4 of a million constituents, and at least a third of them - 1/4 of a million - would be adult citizens.

There is nothing which suggests to me that any of those districts is represented by the fairest of ten thousand - let alone people who would excel a quarter of a million people in his/her district. How many doctors, lawyers, engineers, businessmen, and just plain intelligent, committed, trustworthy people would you find who does not consider political office the best use of their time???

Sometimes I wish we could just have representatives chosen by lottery, and sent to Washington for a couple of years with all expenses paid. A House of Representatives which was as honest as a jury would be an improvement over what we have in political office.


38 posted on 08/04/2010 10:54:04 AM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion ( DRAFT PALIN)
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To: taildragger

Pray, work, pray!


39 posted on 08/04/2010 12:07:25 PM PDT by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: taildragger
Great stuff.

A few years ago, the Georgia Dental Association was upset at dentists getting short shrift from DC, so ran dentists and got two elected to HOR.

Sounds like these physicians are on to something.

40 posted on 08/04/2010 12:18:57 PM PDT by MindBender26 (Party Like It's 1773....)
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To: taildragger

That’s the kind of representation we need.


41 posted on 08/04/2010 12:29:49 PM PDT by RedMDer (Throw them all out in 2010... Forward with Confidence! Forward!)
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To: taildragger

John Dingell has the support of the Peoples Republic of Ann Arbor, which will be tough for any conservative to over come.


42 posted on 08/04/2010 1:43:32 PM PDT by Portnoy (Follow me on Twitter @thehipposass)
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To: Portnoy
Then join those (if you live in the area) to change one mind @ a time.

I plan too, and I am not even in his district. I heard @ his victory party last night volunteers were showing up from up to 1.5 hrs away....

43 posted on 08/04/2010 2:29:07 PM PDT by taildragger ((Palin / Mulally 2012 ))
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To: grellis; AdmSmith; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; bigheadfred; blueyon; Convert from ECUSA; ...
I have met Dr. Steele, he is the real deal. I hope we get all of the 29 Doctors Running as Conservatives/ "R's" this fall...

44 posted on 08/04/2010 6:53:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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To: Springman; sergeantdave; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; ...

If you would like to be added or dropped from the Michigan ping list, please freepmail me.


45 posted on 08/04/2010 7:31:38 PM PDT by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: cripplecreek

Regarding Post 21, does Walberg stand a chance of getting his seat back?

I was as surprised as anyone when he lost it in ‘08. Even given the anti-GOP trend, I thought he’d have been safe in that district.


46 posted on 08/05/2010 6:43:08 AM PDT by MplsSteve (Don't Be Stupak!)
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To: crosslink

Regarding Post 36, were there a lot of Dems (and Independents) who crossed over and voted in the GOP primary?

Could that be the reason for the disparity in the number and also for the reason why Rick Snyder won the primary?


47 posted on 08/05/2010 6:47:52 AM PDT by MplsSteve (Don't Be Stupak!)
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I was as surprised as anyone when he lost it in ‘08. Even given the anti-GOP trend, I thought he’d have been safe in that district.

He has no friends among the GOP elite. They stripped him of funds after he voted against the bank bailout and called him a lost cause. He lost by 2%.

When he defeated Joe Schwarz in the 06 primary the GOP gave him almost zero support but he still won over the democrat by a fair margin.

In 08 Schwarz was endorsing Marxist Mark Schauer and there was the Obama wave to account for. Even Mark Schauer has said that his own chances of reelection are less than great without Obama on the ticket.

I think Walberg will win by a landslide over Schauer this November. He's shown some real aggression which is what he lacked in 08. Walberg also won in every county in the district on Tuesday.

Schauer just is not well liked in this district. Most of his fundraising is around the fringes of the district or outside the district because he just doesn't have the support here. He doesn't even have town hall meetings anymore because he got caught shipping in support from Detroit and Muskegon.
48 posted on 08/05/2010 7:12:51 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: MplsSteve
No way to know for sure, I have two neighbors who voted for Snyder who are Dem's that are fed up with the party. I will be seeing how they evolve when the accusations of shipping jobs over seas starts coming out. They are both in unions and sick of Obama.
49 posted on 08/05/2010 7:23:08 AM PDT by crosslink (Moderates should play in the middle of a busy street)
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To: taildragger; All

Isn’t Dingell about 90 years old? I lived in Michigan in the 70’s and he was my Congressman then.


50 posted on 08/06/2010 11:31:36 PM PDT by no dems (To Every Democrat in the U.S. House and Senate: "Shame, shame. Shame on all your houses.")
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