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Crist Thanks God He Left GOP(What is Crist anyway? Oportunist? Prostitute? Good riddance he's gone)
newsmax ^ | 8/19/10 | Theodore Kettle

Posted on 08/19/2010 7:26:10 AM PDT by bestintxas

Introduced by a Democratic state representative at a gathering of hundreds of senior citizens at a condo complex in heavily Democratic Broward County on Wednesday, Florida governor and U.S. Senate candidate Charlie Crist thanked God that he was no longer a Republican.

"You know, I used to be a Republican," Crist told the adoring crowd after an introduction by Democratic state Rep. Ari Porth . When a women in the audience yelled out, "Thank God!" Crist immediately said, "Yeah, thank God. Right - used to be!"

The statement came the same day Washington Examiner columnist Timothy P. Carney revealed that former senator and Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole contributed $1,000 to Crist's Senate campaign against GOP nominee Marco Rubio. Carney provided the Federal Election Commission record documenting Dole's cash donation.

During Bill Clinton's first term as president, Dole as Senate minority leader was instrumental in stopping HillaryCare from becoming law. But after retiring from the Senate, the Kansan became a highly-paid Washington lobbyist with the law firm of Alston & Bird, which counts the National Association for Home Care and Hospice as a client.

Last fall, Dole backed the Democrats' big government healthcare reform legislative efforts, which became law in the spring.

Addressing the seniors, Gov. Crist lived up to a big-spender reputation that was buttressed by his eager acceptance of President Obama's stimulus money last year by promising the status quo on the fiscally-troubled Social Security system. Crist wowed the crowd by saying, "I'm the only candidate in the race who says he will protect Social Security forever."

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Crist is a poster child for what is wrong with most politicians: he is only interested with advancing himself. It is not about the people he serves. they are only a useful end to his own wishes.

Remember last week when he announces he will caucus with whoever is in power in the Senate?

He proved he has no scruples or principles.

1 posted on 08/19/2010 7:26:13 AM PDT by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

We all thank God;)


2 posted on 08/19/2010 7:27:15 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Despair - Man's surrender. Laughter -God's redemption)
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To: bestintxas

He is an idiot and a fool. Whats the latest polls? Rubio better be running on the poor economy that Crist has produced.


3 posted on 08/19/2010 7:27:36 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: bestintxas

Useful idiot to the rats


4 posted on 08/19/2010 7:28:20 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: bestintxas

Well that is going to make some of his REPUBLICAN supporters feel real good...

He just aligned himself 100% with the democraps

I think he is going to regret those words.


5 posted on 08/19/2010 7:29:10 AM PDT by Mr. K (Physically unable to proofreed (<---oops! see?))
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To: Mr. K

those seniors will say sure sure sure and still vote for the democrat.


6 posted on 08/19/2010 7:30:27 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: bestintxas

*** Crist is a poster child for what is wrong with most politicians: he is only interested with advancing himself. It is not about the people he serves. they are only a useful end to his own wishes. ***

And I say that covers 99% of politicians.

Revolution.


7 posted on 08/19/2010 7:31:14 AM PDT by brownsfan (The average American: Uninformed, and unconcerned.)
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To: KC_Conspirator
“Whats the latest polls?”

Running about even, with the Democrats no where to be seen deep in third. I think that's good news for Rubio, but we'll see.

8 posted on 08/19/2010 7:31:22 AM PDT by jpf (ME in 2012.)
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To: Mr. K

“Well that is going to make some of his REPUBLICAN supporters feel real good...”

His supporters include Dole who the article says gave him $1000. Yes, Bob Dole, who, like idiot McCain in 2008 ran for President for the GOP as a “moderate”.

I fervently wish for Gov Christie on the ballot in 2012.


9 posted on 08/19/2010 7:32:08 AM PDT by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas

Thank God indeed that this guy quit the GOP too. May the wisdom of God shine upon all other RINOs, that they may quit the party too, and find suitable homes elsewhere.


10 posted on 08/19/2010 7:33:01 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: bestintxas
What is Crist anyway?

A common nightwalker.

11 posted on 08/19/2010 7:33:22 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (''I don't regret setting bombs,I feel we didn't do enough.'' ->Bill Ayers,Hussein's mentor,9/11/01)
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To: bestintxas

I’ll bet he’s really thankful for the hundreds of thousands of bucks he bilked GOP donors out of. Bet they are salted away in the Caymans.


12 posted on 08/19/2010 7:33:45 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: bestintxas

Dufus!


13 posted on 08/19/2010 7:35:59 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: bestintxas

“Crist is a poster child for what is wrong with most politicians: he is only interested with advancing himself.”

Agree he’s a poster child. But there is a dishonest sort of principle amongst the RINOS. They are secret statists. He is interested in advancing the interests of government and those who feed at the trough. I don’t think it’s all self interest.

It’s just that the cause of statism requires some agents amongst the opposition to give the honest statists (democrats) cover.


14 posted on 08/19/2010 7:38:21 AM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: bestintxas
Crist Thanks God He Left GOP

Amen, Bro.

15 posted on 08/19/2010 7:39:21 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all. -- Texas Eagle)
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To: bestintxas
Crist is a poster child for what is wrong with most politicians:

His self-serving party switching reminds me of one Arlen Spector.

16 posted on 08/19/2010 7:39:55 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: JulieRNR21; kinganamort; katherineisgreat; floriduh voter; summer; Goldwater Girl; windchime; ...
Ol' Charlie just keeps on digging...

Florida Freeper


17 posted on 08/19/2010 7:42:04 AM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: bestintxas
He proved he has no scruples or principles.

We've known this for years..........

18 posted on 08/19/2010 7:43:31 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. But he does have him in his MY FAVES.............)
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To: bestintxas
"What is Crist anyway?

Queer.

19 posted on 08/19/2010 7:45:23 AM PDT by blam
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To: bestintxas
Sorry Charlie...

Don't the screen door hit you in the patootie on the way out!!

20 posted on 08/19/2010 7:46:15 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: bestintxas

I and other conservatives have blasted the Republican Party over the last few yrs for their conduct ...BUT the conservatives in Florida regained control of their party and have kicked ass! A good example for other states to follow. They sent that scum bag POS Cornyn packing and ran Steele out of the state...both good pals of Crist.
The RNC dumped a ton of money on Crist and did all they could to railroad Rubio. To date they have not apologized.


21 posted on 08/19/2010 7:46:56 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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To: sodpoodle

Amen to that.


22 posted on 08/19/2010 7:47:59 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: blam

23 posted on 08/19/2010 7:48:28 AM PDT by NautiNurse (ObamaCare uses Bernie Madoff theory of economics)
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To: KC_Conspirator
Crist as governor has done nothing.

Rubio will hopefully run ads "touting" Crist's non-accomplishments and the dismal state of Florida's job market, housing market, etc.

24 posted on 08/19/2010 7:48:51 AM PDT by N. Theknow (Kennedys: Can't skipper a boat, Can't drive, Can't ski, Can't fly. But they KNOW what's best.)
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To: bestintxas

So he’ll be returning the GOP donor money then?


25 posted on 08/19/2010 7:49:55 AM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: Joe Brower

Any bets on when Charlie outs himself to win over the LGBT voters?


26 posted on 08/19/2010 7:53:30 AM PDT by NautiNurse (ObamaCare uses Bernie Madoff theory of economics)
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To: bestintxas
"Crist told the adoring crowd after an introduction by Democratic state Rep. Ari Porth . "

Sounds like he was surrounded by Rats or idiots, but I repeat myself.

27 posted on 08/19/2010 7:54:08 AM PDT by anoldafvet (Bread lines or Assembly lines, your vote, your choice)
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To: bestintxas

> Crist told the adoring crowd after an introduction by Democratic state Rep. Ari Porth .

Who writes this garbage?
It reads like it was written by Goebbels in the ministry of propaganda


28 posted on 08/19/2010 8:02:22 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: Joe Brower

What god is he really thanking? Any illusion of a moral compass has been ripped away. And, he didn’t give people their money back when he left the GOP (thank God). He’s not only full of it but he’s a greedy sob too.


29 posted on 08/19/2010 8:03:12 AM PDT by floriduh voter (If I lived in Manhattan, lookin' forward to call to prayer all live long day by America's cemetery,)
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To: bestintxas
Last fall, Dole backed the Democrats' big government healthcare reform legislative efforts, which became law in the spring.

Bob Dole, the worst Republican candidate of all time, reminds us why he's a loser.

30 posted on 08/19/2010 8:03:54 AM PDT by BigBobber
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To: KC_Conspirator

Rubio out debates Crist every single time. Crist is pandering to the senior voters who think he’s a “nice boy”. That won’t save the republic and they’re wrong. He’s nuthin’ but a nice sleazebag.


31 posted on 08/19/2010 8:04:54 AM PDT by floriduh voter (If I lived in Manhattan, lookin' forward to call to prayer all live long day by America's cemetery,)
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To: Vision

The money he can’t part with? I heard they were suing him.


32 posted on 08/19/2010 8:06:28 AM PDT by floriduh voter (If I lived in Manhattan, lookin' forward to call to prayer all live long day by America's cemetery,)
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To: bill1952

The adoring crowd of people on way too many meds. Florida’s prescription OD rate is huge. They’re so medicated that they’ll vote for this clown.


33 posted on 08/19/2010 8:09:30 AM PDT by floriduh voter (If I lived in Manhattan, lookin' forward to call to prayer all live long day by America's cemetery,)
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To: rrrod

Crist is a “Newt”.


34 posted on 08/19/2010 8:15:20 AM PDT by foxfighter
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To: BigBobber
Bob Dole, the worst Republican candidate of all time

I think McCain made that a toss-up.

35 posted on 08/19/2010 8:34:19 AM PDT by calcowgirl ("California just got the best politicians money can buy." -- AuntB, June 9, 2010)
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To: bestintxas

Thank goodness he outed himself as a Democrat. He just sealed his own demise. See ya, knucklehead.


36 posted on 08/19/2010 8:48:17 AM PDT by drellberg
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To: NautiNurse
I feel sorry for his poor wife. Or maybe not, if she knew what she was getting into.
37 posted on 08/19/2010 8:49:46 AM PDT by Joe Brower (Sheep have three speeds: "graze", "stampede" and "cower".)
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To: bestintxas

Crist is a thief.


38 posted on 08/19/2010 9:04:23 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (It's easy being a communist when you're rich.)
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To: bestintxas
"Thank God!" Crist immediately said, "Yeah, thank God. Right - used to be!"

If someone is a Democrat, okay, fine.

If someone is a Democrat posing as a Republican, then that's entirely different. It's cynical deception, and a clandestine double-cross.

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Crist is a fungus, not to be trusted by anyone, from any party.

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39 posted on 08/19/2010 9:20:25 AM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Pearls Before Swine
"His self-serving party switching reminds me of one Arlen Spector."

Should I know that name? I live in New Jersey!!!

40 posted on 08/19/2010 9:32:54 AM PDT by wmileo
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To: calcowgirl

Don’t forget Arnold.


41 posted on 08/19/2010 9:33:11 AM PDT by Mojave (Ignorant and stoned - Obama's natural constituency.)
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To: Mr. K

“I think he is going to regret those words.”

I sure hope you’re right. I’m embarrassed to admit I voted for this chucklehead when he ran for governor. All I want for him now is to be kicked out of office for good.


42 posted on 08/19/2010 9:36:51 AM PDT by Old Grumpy
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To: VeniVidiVici
Crist is a thief.

Indeed. Refuses to refund money donated by good Republicans in good faith. Refunds $9600 to indicted buddy Jim Greer at Greer's request.

43 posted on 08/19/2010 9:36:56 AM PDT by NautiNurse (ObamaCare uses Bernie Madoff theory of economics)
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Don’t forget Arnold.

Ah, yes. Actually, Arnold was a great candidate. He ran an awesome campaign and won in a landslide.
(Of course, you gotta ignore the fact he was a lying scheming Austrian socialist Trojan Horse).

As to Dole & McCain - I should have said the worst Presidential candidates of all time.
Thank goodness the "Arnold for President" campaign has finally died.

44 posted on 08/19/2010 9:44:31 AM PDT by calcowgirl ("California just got the best politicians money can buy." -- AuntB, June 9, 2010)
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To: calcowgirl

I thought he said he was President of California.


45 posted on 08/19/2010 9:54:33 AM PDT by Mojave (Ignorant and stoned - Obama's natural constituency.)
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To: bestintxas
Crist Thanks God He Left GOP

God agrees.

46 posted on 08/19/2010 10:09:34 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union, then we became them." Lazamataz, 2005)
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To: N. Theknow

Good for Rubio. Any recent polls?


47 posted on 08/19/2010 10:57:18 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: bestintxas

So do I.


48 posted on 08/19/2010 11:27:10 AM PDT by sport
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To: Joe Brower

“Ol’ Charlie just keeps on digging...”

True, but is it because he has not yet ‘reached his own level’ or because he has not yet ‘found his groove’?

In closing, why did the funeral home give Charlie Crist such a discounted prepaid funeral price?

Answer: ‘Cause it is lots cheaper to just screw the crooked thing into the ground than dig a grave for one of them.


49 posted on 08/19/2010 11:51:34 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: bestintxas

The snake in the garden of Eden had more scruples than Crist.


50 posted on 08/19/2010 5:01:38 PM PDT by tutstar
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