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Herman Cain forming Presidential Exploratory Committee

Posted on 01/12/2011 1:08:35 PM PST by jsdjason

Just announced on Neil Cavuto.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cain; hermancain; notbreakingnews
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1 posted on 01/12/2011 1:08:37 PM PST by jsdjason
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To: jsdjason

I was just watching. Looking forward to FReeper comments. BTTT.


2 posted on 01/12/2011 1:10:56 PM PST by LuvFreeRepublic (Support our military or leave. I will help you pack BO!)
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To: jsdjason

I look forward to the raising of the level of debate with Herman Cain in the hunt. He needs to grab the dough and get a healthy net presence going .. I wish him well.


3 posted on 01/12/2011 1:11:31 PM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: jsdjason

It’s being discussed here as well - http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2655754/posts


4 posted on 01/12/2011 1:11:44 PM PST by justsaynomore ("We the people are still in charge of this country!" - Herman Cain)
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To: jsdjason

I need to hear more about him...but he sure has our local morning radio host convinced...they love him.


5 posted on 01/12/2011 1:12:35 PM PST by Lets Be Frank
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To: jsdjason

Good man!! This should be interesting!!


6 posted on 01/12/2011 1:12:35 PM PST by jackv (The darkness hates the light!)
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To: jsdjason

From his web site http://www.hermancain.com

Fellow Patriots,

Welcome to the new HermanCain.com, home to my presidential exploratory committee. Here, you will find all of the important information necessary to keep up-to-date with my decision-making process as I continue to determine how God wants me to best serve our great nation.

The American Dream is under attack. In fact, a recent survey found 67% of the American People believe America is headed in the wrong direction. Sadly, this comes as no surprise to those of us who have watched an out-of-control federal government that spends recklessly, taxes too much and oversteps its Constitutional limits far too often.

While our country faces grave and complex problems, America is not lost forever. The glory of the American Dream can still be found in the hearts of those who love Her and the promise of freedom She guarantees.

America is an exceptional nation. America is the greatest idea any man has ever imagined. America is the noblest endeavor humanity has ever known. It is because of this that we have the obligation to preserve the American Dream for generations to come.

President Ronald Reagan once said: “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States when men were free.”

Fellow patriots, now more than ever, we must come together to take a stand for the future of America. I make this promise to you as I deliberate the ways in which I can do my part to restore and protect the American Dream: I would be the voice of the American People. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. I ask you to do the same for me.

Herman Cain


7 posted on 01/12/2011 1:16:28 PM PST by justsaynomore ("We the people are still in charge of this country!" - Herman Cain)
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To: jsdjason

I like this gentleman........we’ll see how it plays out..


8 posted on 01/12/2011 1:17:17 PM PST by BamaDi ("The definition of a racist today is anyone who is winning an argument with a liberal.")
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To: jsdjason

I heard him cover for Neal Boortz a week or two back. He sounds alright to me so far...


9 posted on 01/12/2011 1:18:09 PM PST by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: jsdjason

I hope he splits the Mormon vote and makes both him and Romney completely ineffective.
Maybe a true conservative will rise to the top.


10 posted on 01/12/2011 1:18:46 PM PST by DannyTN
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To: LuvFreeRepublic

I like Herman Cain. The key element is to make sure who ever runs that we don’t split our conservative vote and end up with Mitt or some establishment hack who just can’t wait to compromise with liberals.


11 posted on 01/12/2011 1:19:46 PM PST by Maelstorm (Better to keep your enemy in your sights than in your camp expecting him to guard your back.)
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To: Maelstorm

If Herman Cain is all he is as far as conservative than Sarah probably won’t run. She mentioned that if a true conservative runs she will not. I think he is a true conservative. This election is going to be the more interesting of all I believe.


12 posted on 01/12/2011 1:22:12 PM PST by napscoordinator
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To: jsdjason

Good for Herman.


13 posted on 01/12/2011 1:23:21 PM PST by popdonnelly (Democrats are silly people - but silly people can be dangerous)
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To: LuvFreeRepublic

We watched and Herman looks good and sounds good. I hope he runs.


14 posted on 01/12/2011 1:24:36 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jsdjason
Go for it Hermie.. its not easy being ugh!... "black"..
Blacks could use a bit of credibility these days.. after Obama and a bunch of democrat race hustlers..

97% of black voters voted for Barry Half-White..
Merely 3% were smart..

But there are those 3%...

15 posted on 01/12/2011 1:27:53 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: jsdjason
He may be just what the Republican party needs now! The Romney types need to stay home.

Although I love Sarah dearly, I don't think she is electbable at this time, people either love her or hate (jealousy in play here) her. Don't think she'd draw the independant votes needed.

I think perhaps her work with the Tea Parties is much more valuable in the next elections!

16 posted on 01/12/2011 1:33:17 PM PST by blondee123 (Obama: “They bring a knife, we bring a gun” "Punish your enemies")
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To: jsdjason

I would have no problem whatsoever voting for Herman Cain...


17 posted on 01/12/2011 1:39:42 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: jsdjason

Every time I see his name I think “Herb Caen”


18 posted on 01/12/2011 1:46:01 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Hail To The Fail-In-Chief)
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To: DannyTN

Is Herman Cain Mormon?


19 posted on 01/12/2011 1:47:27 PM PST by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: blondee123

I agree with you 100%!


20 posted on 01/12/2011 1:48:22 PM PST by Tucker822
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To: jsdjason

it will be hard for the left to demonize this great man, but they will try


21 posted on 01/12/2011 1:49:52 PM PST by Lib-Lickers 2
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To: Lib-Lickers 2
it will be hard for the left to demonize this great man, but they will try

How did he do in his last election? I remember, do you?

22 posted on 01/12/2011 1:57:35 PM PST by itsahoot (We the people, allowed Republican leadership to get us here, only God's Grace can get us out.)
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To: jsdjason

Unless it is Colonel Allen West,
Go fish.


23 posted on 01/12/2011 1:58:22 PM PST by Joe Boucher
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

Christian (Baptist)


24 posted on 01/12/2011 2:00:57 PM PST by justsaynomore ("We the people are still in charge of this country!" - Herman Cain)
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To: Lib-Lickers 2
it will be hard for the left to demonize this great man, but they will try

I'm sure the MSM will paint any criticism of Mr. Cain as pure racism, right?

25 posted on 01/12/2011 2:01:10 PM PST by tnlibertarian (Hey D. C., tax increases are not spending cuts. Nor do tax cuts constitute increased spending.)
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To: Lib-Lickers 2
You can soon expect the ‘imperfect candidate’ or ‘flawed candidate’ disparagements from the Rove element of the party.

As with Sarah, I like Herman because he seems like one of us - a citizen.

26 posted on 01/12/2011 2:01:23 PM PST by Never on my watch (When Obama was born, the movie "The Manchurian Candidate" was in production. Coincidence?)
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To: itsahoot

I remember that his last election was before people woke up.

Times have changed.

He had a tea party message before there was even a tea party.

I’ll never forget the news folks in 2004 saying Herman lost because he was too conservative. HA!


27 posted on 01/12/2011 2:02:34 PM PST by justsaynomore ("We the people are still in charge of this country!" - Herman Cain)
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To: jsdjason

And Trump just told Cavuto he’ll decide by June.

Popcorn time.


28 posted on 01/12/2011 2:09:56 PM PST by Jedidah
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To: jsdjason

How about Cain/West?

It’s a win/win. We get a good team in the WH & libtard heads explode.


29 posted on 01/12/2011 2:10:59 PM PST by jazminerose (o)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal
"Is Herman Cain Mormon?"

Apparently he is Baptist. My bad.

There was an thread earlier today on the possibility of two Mormons in the upcoming elections. When I saw this I jumped to the conclusion that it was the same guy.

30 posted on 01/12/2011 2:16:35 PM PST by DannyTN
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To: jsdjason
I'll have to find out more about Cain, but what I've heard is promising. If he is the real deal, then he could end up being a formidable candidate. I have no doubt that he is far more intelligent than Obama, and would probably kick Obama's scrawny butt in a debate.
31 posted on 01/12/2011 2:17:06 PM PST by Major Matt Mason (Democrat Motto - "A lie will travel halfway around the world before the truth can put its pants on.")
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To: jazminerose

Cain/West or Kanye West?


32 posted on 01/12/2011 2:17:29 PM PST by Rutles4Ever (Ubi Petrus, ibi ecclesia, et ubi ecclesia vita eterna!)
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To: jsdjason
I wish we lived in a time and place where a man could be elected POTUS based on his beliefs and the content of his character, rather than having his ticket punched at the right spots along the way.

I'm afraid one of the worst legacies The Dali Obama has left is the electorate will be very apprehensive about electing what to many would qualify as an “unknown”.

33 posted on 01/12/2011 2:27:26 PM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: jsdjason
A Message from Hermain Cain
34 posted on 01/12/2011 2:28:26 PM PST by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: Owl_Eagle

Hopefully people will quickly realize that Herman Cain is very well known and knowable.

He has conservatives that have been following him since before his run in 2004, he has an enormous amount of people he has worked with in the business sector, he has over 300,000 people listening to his show every night nationwide, and he has a paper trail of commentary, speeches, books.

He can be known because he has actually DONE things - not just wafted around the way community organizers do.

His resume, life story, etc. is verifiable every step of the way - employment, birth cert, college transcripts, you name it.


35 posted on 01/12/2011 2:33:31 PM PST by justsaynomore ("We the people are still in charge of this country!" - Herman Cain)
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To: blondee123
Although I love Sarah dearly, I don't think she is electbable at this time, people either love her or hate (jealousy in play here) her. Don't think she'd draw the independant votes needed.

Not sure if you're going to get flamed for that (it's been known to happen around here) but I echo your sentiments.

Sarah is phenomenal, and I think she's in the perfect place right now. She's a king maker, she says what needs to be said, but she's independent.

When the libs go apoplectic and try to blame her for everything, the fact remains, she's a private citizen, accountable to no one.

Unfortunately, in a campaign she'll draw staggering amounts of poisonous vitriol that will put off the mushy middle.

36 posted on 01/12/2011 2:33:48 PM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: justsaynomore

I also like that most of the things he has written he wrote before he was well known, not *because* he suddenly became well known.


37 posted on 01/12/2011 2:37:26 PM PST by justsaynomore ("We the people are still in charge of this country!" - Herman Cain)
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From the FRchives:
38 posted on 01/12/2011 2:43:27 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

I don’t know very much about Cain. But, if he’s as conservative as some folks on FR say he is, it will be good for the dialogue if he enters the fray. I wish him well, and will be watching.


39 posted on 01/12/2011 2:46:16 PM PST by lonevoice (Where the Welfare State is on the march, the Police State is not far behind)
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To: justsaynomore
Hopefully people will quickly realize that Herman Cain is very well known and knowable.

Oh, don't get me wrong, he has an extremely impressive resume, but he'll be unfamiliar to the folks who spend 90% of their free/awake time watching "Dancing With The Millionaires" or "Big Brother Island".

A Republican will never be able to get the Savior Treatment Obama did and it's unlikely anyone will for years to come.

40 posted on 01/12/2011 2:47:43 PM PST by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: LuvFreeRepublic

Who’s Herman Cain. Ralph Nader has more name recognition than this guy.

I think some of these guys are announcing to make a little money on the donations side.


41 posted on 01/12/2011 2:51:29 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: Owl_Eagle

I know what you are saying. I worry about that demographic for any conservative running, honestly.

Facebook connecting will help some of that, I think. Plus, Herman has has a lot of college kids calling into his show and on his FB, that surprised me. My high schooler and his friends are all buzzing about Cain, and they will vote, so I think he is making some inroads in surprising areas.

I hope and pray that Americans have learned their lessons that electing a vacuous celebrity (with no substance) is a recipe for disaster.


42 posted on 01/12/2011 3:06:46 PM PST by justsaynomore ("We the people are still in charge of this country!" - Herman Cain)
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To: jsdjason; Lets Be Frank

The most sensible approach to this is don’t listen to any talk radio hosts when forming your opinion about Herman Cain.

Find out the truth about him.


43 posted on 01/12/2011 3:36:49 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Rules will never work for radicals (liberals) because they seek chaos. And don't even know it.)
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To: Joe Boucher

My instincts tell me the same thing.


44 posted on 01/12/2011 3:37:29 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Rules will never work for radicals (liberals) because they seek chaos. And don't even know it.)
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To: reasonisfaith

Good advice...there’s a ton of information about and by Cain, shouldn’t be hard for folks to do their own homework.


45 posted on 01/12/2011 3:46:32 PM PST by justsaynomore ("We the people are still in charge of this country!" - Herman Cain)
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To: jsdjason

i love herman cain!


46 posted on 01/12/2011 3:46:32 PM PST by griswold3 ('civil dialogue' meaning stop laying out the incontrovertible evidence of my being wrong)
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To: jsdjason

Here’s the video of Herman on Cavuto for those who missed this today http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0jLKhyUhBY


47 posted on 01/12/2011 3:56:47 PM PST by justsaynomore ("We the people are still in charge of this country!" - Herman Cain)
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To: jsdjason

ping


48 posted on 01/12/2011 4:01:28 PM PST by Ulysse (I)
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To: Ulysse
I like him, and would vote for him in a NY minute. I've been following him for about the last 6 months. I am impressed with his quick on his feet thinking and like his values and hard work. He is very qualified in my humble opinion. He has several videos you can watch if you want to get a feel of his stage presence.
49 posted on 01/12/2011 4:09:08 PM PST by Coffee_drinker (The best defense is a strong pre-emptive strike.)
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To: DannyTN

Is Cain a RINO?


50 posted on 01/12/2011 4:13:53 PM PST by Rennes Templar ( Reagan: " When I was young we were poor, but the gov't didn't have to tell us we were poor")
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