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Mike Pence's Options- Conservative leaders are beating the drum for a Mike Pence presidential run
WSJ ^ | 1/18/11 | Steve Moore

Posted on 01/18/2011 9:59:17 AM PST by pissant

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To: pissant

I wonder what made him come around? And exactly how does he define amnesty? McCain said he is against amnesty and McCain-Kennedy was not an amnesty bill. Even Obama is against amnesty.


41 posted on 01/18/2011 12:46:11 PM PST by kabar
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To: pissant

ethanol...pork...medicare D...King is great(top 20) but NOT to the right of Pence.

King has said previously that he will support Pence for POTUS.(a lot can happen between then and now)


42 posted on 01/18/2011 12:49:06 PM PST by Gipper08 (www.travishankins.com...a real CONSERVATIVE)
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To: pissant

Pence would be behind Palin and Cain as far as I’m concerned.


43 posted on 01/18/2011 12:52:08 PM PST by CynicalBear
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To: kabar

What made him come around? Reality that conservatives detested him for his limp-wristed “compromise”. He got a rash of sh*t from Hunter, Tanc, King, and all the real conservatives, as well as his constituents.


44 posted on 01/18/2011 12:52:22 PM PST by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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To: t-dude

You’re right that when many conservatives split the vote, a RINO can win with a plurality — IF the primary is winner-take-all as in 2008.

I thought that was being changed, though, to provide more proportional splitting of delegates, like the Dems do, which would make a big difference. Will the 2012 primaries still be winner-take-all?


45 posted on 01/18/2011 1:08:45 PM PST by Eagle Forgotten
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To: Gipper08

They all have some flaws. Pence voted to extend unemployment benefits, King did not. Pence proposed a disastrous amnesty plan, King opposed it every step of the way. Pence voted to give billions to Mexico for its war on drugs. King said NO.

There is no way anyone can convince me that Pence is more conservative than King. Close, yeah. But that’s it.


46 posted on 01/18/2011 1:14:41 PM PST by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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To: upsdriver

Has she ever named a single federal department or agency that she would get rid of?


47 posted on 01/18/2011 1:30:23 PM PST by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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To: pissant
I don't expect it. I do think he would if he thought there was a groundswell for it but so far it hasn't happened and he likely won't go out and campaign for it.

I have no idea his name ID nationally but I would think it should be pretty good. He's certainly all over the TV. He and Bachmann are very good friends so I don't know what they have planned. Pence is also a friend.

Too bad I can't appoint the president. I keep saying I would pay to see the debate between King and "The Teleprompter".

48 posted on 01/18/2011 1:31:26 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: kabar

Yes, and I do understand that 100% of th eamensty pimpos like McCain, Graham, Palin, and even old Kennedy said that their amnesty was not amnesty. Pay a few shekels to become legal here, and voila, not amnesty. *barf*


49 posted on 01/18/2011 1:34:31 PM PST by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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To: kabar

Try again:

Yes, and I do understand that 100% of the amnesty pimps like McCain, Graham, Palin, and even old Kennedy said that their amnesty was not amnesty. Pay a few shekels to become legal here, and voila, not amnesty. *barf*


50 posted on 01/18/2011 1:35:15 PM PST by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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To: Conservativegreatgrandma

King is more forceful than either Pence or Bachmann, though I like all three very much. He’s like Tancredo without the stuttering and foot in mouth disease.


51 posted on 01/18/2011 1:36:55 PM PST by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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To: pissant

Right now Pence is my pick.


52 posted on 01/18/2011 1:43:03 PM PST by 6ppc (It's torch and pitchfork time)
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To: Gipper08

Agreed Palin is not more conservative than Pence.


53 posted on 01/18/2011 2:56:43 PM PST by JSDude1 (December 18, 2010 the Day the radical homosexual left declared WAR on the US Military.)
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To: kabar
You are correct, sir. She still supports amnesty.

Yes, and unfortunately, I think we're going to find that MOST GOP politicians - even otherwise conservative ones - do, since that's the "pro-business" position, and heaven forfend that conservatives take a stance that doesn't promote the bottom line of globalist businessmen uber alles (same general idea applies to trade issues, btw).

The Tea Party has started the ball rolling, but over the next year and a half, we need to make the GOP have a come to Jesus moment about this and some other issues. The GOP leadership needs to be made to understand that if they hope to win, they need to keep and expand their share of the sshhhhhhh *looks around furtively* white vote. I know Steve Sailer isn't popular with the management around here, but the fact remains that when the GOP follows the "Sailer Strategy," they win, when they pander to minority voters, they lose.

54 posted on 01/18/2011 4:58:14 PM PST by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (When evolution is outlawed, only outlaws will believe in abject nonsense.)
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He’s like Tancredo without the stuttering and foot in mouth disease.

King's a limp-wristed pansy. You've never seen him advocating for the nuclear destruction of Mecca, have you?

55 posted on 01/18/2011 5:02:23 PM PST by Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus (When evolution is outlawed, only outlaws will believe in abject nonsense.)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

Or berating 3rd world Miami, full of gop voting cubans.


56 posted on 01/18/2011 5:04:09 PM PST by pissant ((Bachmann 2012 - Freepmail to get on/off PING list))
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The residents of these states must start raising holy hell with their representatives to close their primaries. If you support a conservative candidate this is how to get them elected. Otherwise, in November 2012 you will find yourselves voting for Romney, Huckabee, Giuliani or Gingrich. Cry and bluster all you want. Post “Never Again!” one more time if it makes you feel better. But if Obama runs again the democrats and “independents” in these states will have nothing better to do on primary day than shove another Rudy McRomney down your throats.

57 posted on 01/18/2011 5:30:23 PM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: pissant

depends on perspective I guess...to me Medicare D is literally 1000x worse than pence’s stupid compromise...

“Pence voted to extend unemployment benefits”I missed this....when was it?


58 posted on 01/18/2011 5:46:25 PM PST by Gipper08 (www.travishankins.com...a real CONSERVATIVE)
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To: Titus Quinctius Cincinnatus

Amen, brother. I coiuldn’t agree more.


59 posted on 01/18/2011 6:15:41 PM PST by kabar
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To: napscoordinator

Absolutely. We can’t go wrong with so many conservatives in the race. I hope they all decide to run.


60 posted on 01/18/2011 6:19:10 PM PST by rabidralph
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