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Mike Pence to Decide Next Month on President, Governor Bid
Lifenews ^ | 12/20/10 | Steve Ertelt

Posted on 12/20/2010 6:05:50 PM PST by pissant

Congressman Mike Pence of Indiana excites social and fiscal conservatives alike and will reportedly decide next month whether he will run for president or governor of his home state.

Pence energizes pro-life advocates with his consistent pro-life push — including his drumbeat for revoking taxpayer funding for the Planned Parenthood abortion business.

Although members of Congress don’t normally rise to national prominence and just one has ever ascended to the presidency, Pence is defying the odds by building a solid national reputation that has him as one of the potential dark horse candidates who could vie for support against the main names currently dominating most of the discussion on the Republican side.

Republican Lt. Gov. Becky Skillman, who is pro-life, announced today that health concerns will keep her from making a bid for the governor’s position and a source close to Pence told Politico that may be moving the congressman in the direction of mounting a 2012 gubernatorial bid.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: mikepence; pence
Sounds like Prez, but we'll have to wait & see.
1 posted on 12/20/2010 6:05:53 PM PST by pissant
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To: pissant

I hope he runs for governor. If he runs for POTUS now, he’s liable to wreck his future chances. He’s a good man, but he needs more experience and more exposure.


2 posted on 12/20/2010 6:16:07 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Cicero

President. He’ll get the exposure, if he runs, and he’s been in office for 9 years. That’s enough experience. We need him at the national level.


3 posted on 12/20/2010 6:28:29 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: pissant

Pense is ok, but my pic for 2012 is Palin.


4 posted on 12/20/2010 6:32:20 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: pissant

Pence says he’s tired of fighting in the lame duck session and just wants to go home. Adios gelding.


5 posted on 12/20/2010 6:44:53 PM PST by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bailout)
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To: VRWC For Truth

Pence says he’s tired of fighting in the lame duck session and just wants to go home. Adios gelding.
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/giggles


6 posted on 12/20/2010 6:50:43 PM PST by Irenic
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To: Irenic
Congressman Pence describes himself as "a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order.

What is wrong with Mike?

7 posted on 12/20/2010 7:21:09 PM PST by Tread EZ
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To: TexasFreeper2009
but my pic for 2012 is Palin.

You said PIC and PIC you shall receive!

GO SARAH

8 posted on 12/20/2010 7:25:01 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: pissant

Go Mike!


9 posted on 12/20/2010 7:37:34 PM PST by MichaelP (It's the end of the world as they know it, and I'm so glad!)
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To: pissant

he would do more good for the country and Indiana as Senator Pence. He would beat Lugar like a rented mule.


10 posted on 12/20/2010 7:40:10 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Cicero

Agree, Governor. He also needs to learn how to make decisions with insufficient information rather than criticize with 20/20 hindsight.


11 posted on 12/20/2010 7:53:53 PM PST by MontaniSemperLiberi (Moutaineers are Always Free)
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To: PhiloBedo

I hope that’s his decision, but why give Lugar notice?
I’m thinking he’s either going to run for governor or give the GOP nomination a shot.


12 posted on 12/20/2010 7:59:59 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: pissant

Almost no one goes from Congress to President. He needs to run for Governor.


13 posted on 12/20/2010 8:09:26 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: Cicero

Experience in what? It’s all about leadership. Experience is what you hire a staff for.


14 posted on 12/20/2010 8:11:22 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: onyx

LOL! That was a great episode. I loved seeing all the doggies.


15 posted on 12/20/2010 8:12:17 PM PST by rabidralph
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To: pissant

His plan might be to enter the Republican primaries to gain national exposure for another run four or eight years later. Few win the nomination during their first run, and it seems even harder for a member of he House who are less known than senators and governors.


16 posted on 12/20/2010 8:12:38 PM PST by Will88 (John McCain's new role: GOP agitator * 754 Comments * * * RSS * Email * Pr)
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To: pissant
Lawyer, radio talk show host, congressman, president...

sounds very similar to

Lawyer, community organizer, senator, president.

Pass.

17 posted on 12/20/2010 8:44:00 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: DTogo

Mayor of small town, 1/2 term governor, celebrity.......I’ll pass.


18 posted on 12/20/2010 8:45:18 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: rabidralph

Me too, and Piper was thrilled to pick the puppy to be named after her!


19 posted on 12/20/2010 8:48:35 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: pissant
Strong woman, effective leader, of course you'll pass...lol.

A nightstick the size of a telephone pole and the muscle to wield it effortlessly.



20 posted on 12/20/2010 8:51:17 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: Brilliant
Nine years in Congress is not enough experience. One of 535. Four years as part of the minority and five as a member of the Republican majority that acted more Democrat than the Democrats. Plus he has no executive experience. In my opinion he should run for the governors seat. Then after 4 or 8 years there...............Yep.
21 posted on 12/20/2010 8:52:16 PM PST by Tupelo
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To: onyx

semi-conservative. No thanks.


22 posted on 12/20/2010 8:54:57 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant
Elected to the Wasilla City Council in 1992.
Re-elected to the Wasilla City Council in 1995.
Elected as Mayor of Wasilla in 1996.
Re-elected Mayor of Wasilla in 1999.
Appointed by Governor Murkowski to Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, where she was named chair and ethics supervisor.
Elected Governor of Alaska in 2006.
Self-made millionaire.
Hired by Roger Ailes at FoxNews.
One of the most popular, sought after, and highest paid Conservative public speakers.

But this person's female and very attractive... yeah, pass.

23 posted on 12/20/2010 9:07:38 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: pissant; Jim Robinson
semi-conservative. No thanks.

ROFL.

I and no less than Jim and the vast majority of TEA Party patriots disagree, but you keep trucking with your 1%er's, and I am NOT including Mike Pence in that group....yet. Just your other trial balloons. Who was it today? Herman Cain?

24 posted on 12/20/2010 9:07:58 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: DTogo

Like I said, mayor, 1/2 term gubner, celebrity.


25 posted on 12/20/2010 9:09:23 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: DTogo
Also the highest rated TV program on the whole of TLC... but your last sentence, says it all:

"But this person's female and very attractive... yeah, pass."

26 posted on 12/20/2010 9:11:31 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: onyx

I don’t consider a McCain clone on immigration to be in the nation’s best interest. Certainly not in conservatism’s.


27 posted on 12/20/2010 9:14:04 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: onyx
Yeah, send her back to the kitchen where she belongs!

NHC! (no hot chicks)

28 posted on 12/20/2010 9:15:57 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: onyx
Great pic.

Who is that being run over and crapped on by the dogs?

Probably some kind of pissant.......

29 posted on 12/20/2010 9:16:57 PM PST by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: pissant

Nice try, but epic fail. She’s arm in arm with AZ Governor Brewer. You will have to wait for Sarah Palin’s policy announcements and the Republican debates, because I’m neither buying nor interested in rehashing your old material.


30 posted on 12/20/2010 9:25:34 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: DTogo

She can handle a kitchen and a gun! Woo-Hoo!


31 posted on 12/20/2010 9:26:29 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: Lakeshark

LOL. Now don’t get too mean late at night.


32 posted on 12/20/2010 9:27:33 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: pissant
Mike Pence is a good man.

He is a helluva lot better than any Democrat out there and certainly better than Obama.

As a plus, he's not Mitt or the Huckster. They are the MSM choice, so that's a BIG plus!

33 posted on 12/20/2010 9:33:44 PM PST by Gritty (Generally speaking, the Republicans vote for the bore who’s next in line - Mark Steyn)
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To: onyx

I see how this works. She is publicly supportive of Brewer and SB1070 and therefore the cultists get to pretend she doesn’t support amnesty. ROFL. That shows me you don’t understand the amnesty issue in the least.

For example, do you know amnesty pimps Mccain, Graham, and Newt all support Brewer and SB1070? It’s true. Why? because it has NOTHING to do with their beloved Comprehensive Immigration Reform (amnesty)

McCain voices support for immigrant trespassing bill

http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/stories/2010/04/19/daily3.html

Change of Heart or Kidnapped by Aliens? Sen. Graham Was Against SB1070, Now Supports Arizona’s Illegal Immigration Law, Even Criticizes Obama for Lawsuit Against AZ

http://www.frugal-cafe.com/public_html/frugal-blog/frugal-cafe-blogzone/2010/07/08/change-of-heart-or-kidnapped-by-aliens-sen-graham-was-against-sb1070-now-supports-arizonas-illegal-immigration-law-even-criticizes-obama-for-lawsuit-against-az/

Gingrich discusses Arizona immigration bill

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AYhuLdDkyJk


34 posted on 12/20/2010 9:43:11 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

35 posted on 12/20/2010 9:47:03 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: onyx

Canned speeches and photo ops can’t make up for this crapola.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_upshot/20100715/pl_yblog_upshot/what-does-amnesty-mean-in-the-immigration-debate-2


36 posted on 12/20/2010 9:52:05 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

37 posted on 12/20/2010 9:54:57 PM PST by onyx (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: onyx

Well, at least it looks like she’ll get a large chunk of the GOP rank and file to pretend amnesty isn’t amnesty. Gotta give her that. Bush tried it, but it didn’t end well for him.


38 posted on 12/20/2010 9:58:04 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant
The only crapola on this thread comes from your keyboard. Thanks for keeping Sarah in front of so many...

Elect Sarah Palin for President 2012

Re-Elect President Sarah Palin 2016

39 posted on 12/20/2010 10:02:42 PM PST by WVKayaker (Faith makes the discords of the present become the harmonies of the future - Robert Collyer)
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To: WVKayaker

You will be quite unamused when this issue comes up in the 2012 primary, I assure you.


40 posted on 12/20/2010 10:06:33 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant
Poor pissy. Nobody cares about your pet project except you...

Put some ice on it!

Elect Sarah Palin for President 2012

Re-Elect President Sarah Palin 2016

41 posted on 12/20/2010 10:13:04 PM PST by WVKayaker (Faith makes the discords of the present become the harmonies of the future - Robert Collyer)
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To: WVKayaker

Trust me, spanky, the word is getting out on Palin’s, shall we say, libtard streak.


42 posted on 12/20/2010 10:18:28 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant
Trust pissant? I'd more likely trust Obama!

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Elect Sarah Palin for President 2012

Re-Elect President Sarah Palin 2016

43 posted on 12/20/2010 10:35:38 PM PST by WVKayaker (Faith makes the discords of the present become the harmonies of the future - Robert Collyer)
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To: WVKayaker

I’m sure you would. His amnesty plan is not much different than Sarah McPalin’s.


44 posted on 12/20/2010 10:37:01 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant
You're a sad, sad person with nothing but one empty phrase in your repertoire. Good luck on gaining traction... but thanks for another opportunity to promote Mrs Palin's candidacy. She is the winner!

Elect Sarah Palin for President 2012

Re-Elect President Sarah Palin 2016

45 posted on 12/20/2010 10:43:13 PM PST by WVKayaker (Faith makes the discords of the present become the harmonies of the future - Robert Collyer)
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To: WVKayaker

I have no problem with you cultists posting her pictures and swarming all over a Mike Pence thread. Just do me a favor and quit whining like jilted schoolgirls when it’s done to Precious worship threads.


46 posted on 12/20/2010 10:50:17 PM PST by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: freedomfiter2

‘Almost no one goes from Congress to President’

Garfield is the only one who did.


47 posted on 12/20/2010 10:51:44 PM PST by Lucius Cornelius Sulla ('“Our own government has become our enemy' - Sheriff Paul Babeu)
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To: pissant

Pence, if you want to do a great service to American and the freedom movement, take on Richard Lugar, RINO extrordinaire. The creep voted for the bad START Tready, voted for the DREAM Act and craps on the Tea Party.


48 posted on 12/21/2010 4:34:27 PM PST by Jabba the Nutt (Are they insane, stupid or just evil?)
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