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R.I.P. President Daniels
WND ^ | May 16, 2011 | Vox Day

Posted on 05/16/2011 7:00:35 AM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin

Mitch Daniels has not yet declared that he will run for the Republican nomination for president. In truth, he is an unlikely nominee, despite the half-hearted cheerleading he has enjoyed from the likes of Fox News and National Review, who appear to have latched onto him in lieu of their first love, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. It has been reported that the Bush family is supporting the current Indiana governor and former budget director for the Bush 43 White House, presumably because they understand that neither the nation nor the party has any appetite for a third President Bush – this time Florida Gov. Jeb Bush – after the debacles over which his father and his brother presided.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: 2012gopprimary; daniels; daniels2012; elections; new; politics

1 posted on 05/16/2011 7:00:39 AM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

Well...
If none other than the legendary Vox Day from World Net Daily says it, it must be so!


2 posted on 05/16/2011 7:04:09 AM PDT by Artemis Webb (artemis_webb@yahoo.com --Lord knows how long before I'm banned so please say hello sometime.)
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

daniels has a muzzie problem.. he is not going anywhere... the article was posted yesterday here on FR.

LLS


3 posted on 05/16/2011 7:06:24 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: Bed_Zeppelin
The only thing I know about Daniels is what his supporters have been saying on all the talk radio shows.

I think there's two of them. But they got their talking points down pat.

They never really explain why it is that Daniels threw Conservatism and The Tea Party under the bus at CPAC but then turn around and sell him as the The Tea Partiest Conservative Governor north, south, east and west of The Pacos.

Something's not adding up.

4 posted on 05/16/2011 7:06:35 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: Bed_Zeppelin
It has been reported that the Bush family is supporting the current Indiana governor

Which ought to be enough to disqualify him. He is the RINO establishment candidate.

5 posted on 05/16/2011 7:08:23 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo (Mitt Romney: He's from Harvard, and he's here to help.)
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To: Bed_Zeppelin
Ron Paul aside, the present slate of potential Republican candidates is an insipid and uninspiring collection of political hacks.
Shows you where this writer's head is at.

Daniels is a RINO.

Vox Day is a paulbot.

I've got no use for either of them.

6 posted on 05/16/2011 7:09:13 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Bed_Zeppelin
Anyone but O.

If its this guy, so be it.

7 posted on 05/16/2011 7:10:06 AM PDT by Celtic Cross (The brain is the weapon; everything else is just accessories. --FReeper Joe Brower)
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

Well, for one thing, this is the first political article I’ve ever seen with the term “beta cuckhold” in it.


8 posted on 05/16/2011 7:10:20 AM PDT by C. Edmund Wright (American Thinker Columnist / Rush ghost contributor)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Not to mention his whole hearted support of the loser ethanol boondoggle.


9 posted on 05/16/2011 7:13:04 AM PDT by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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To: Thane_Banquo
It has been reported that the Bush family is supporting the current Indiana governor and former budget director for the Bush 43 White House, presumably because they understand that neither the nation nor the party has any appetite for a third President Bush . . .

Mitt Romney is going to feel really, really cheated if this is true. All this time, he's been the loyal Bush family boot licker and place holder and, furthermore, it's his turn. < / sarcasm >

10 posted on 05/16/2011 7:14:58 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: LibLieSlayer
"the article was posted yesterday here on FR."

Ran it through the search engine before posting. It had no results with this title and still doesn't, other than this one.

11 posted on 05/16/2011 7:15:33 AM PDT by Bed_Zeppelin
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To: Artemis Webb

Well, Chris Matthews likes him for the GOP slot, so there’s no doubt he has overwhelming support.........


12 posted on 05/16/2011 7:16:10 AM PDT by Lakeshark (Thank a member of the US armed forces for their sacrifice)
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To: Bed_Zeppelin
There may be problems with Daniels in several areas. However, we need to be aware that, on the whole, his tenure has been represented by tremendous improvements in fiscal sanity, in addition to success in many conservative fronts, including reining in public sector pay and benefits and introducing statewide vouchers.

We need to be open to praising those efforts where he has succeeded in that we would hope that any candidate would offer many conservative success stories. He may be a RINO -- I am actually not convinced that this is the case -- but we should celebrate those areas where he has been successful -- and, in those areas, his accomplishments are head and shoulders above any other potential candidate.

13 posted on 05/16/2011 7:18:36 AM PDT by Fractal Trader
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To: All

Well if Vox doesn’t like him, then he must be good..


14 posted on 05/16/2011 7:19:47 AM PDT by KevinDavis (The Constitution is a suicide pact.)
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To: AmericanVictory

Yes... destroying our economy, our food supply and our energy... one ear at a time.

LLS


15 posted on 05/16/2011 7:21:15 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: Bed_Zeppelin; LibLieSlayer

I also tried this:

freerepublic R.I.P. President Daniels

in google

and only came up with this thread.

What’s the link to the other thread?


16 posted on 05/16/2011 7:24:59 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: LibLieSlayer

It seems like Sarah has become the one.. no one talks about..Do they think she has gone away??


17 posted on 05/16/2011 7:26:02 AM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2720048/posts

Pandering to Muslims in Indiana
Muslim Alliance of Indiana ^ | Saturday, 09 May 2009 | Administrator

Posted on Sunday, May 15, 2011 12:00:02 AM by Stymee

“Governor Daniels showed us he was a man of his word and has stood by the commitments he made during the 2004 pre-election Iftar,” stated Alia Shah, Executive Director of MAI.

Local Muslims say such political connections are important if their concerns are to be heard in government. But faith, rather than politics, was the key topic Monday night — the first iftar held at an Indiana governor’s home. Several Muslim leaders called it historic.

“To be blessed to make prayer at the governor’s residence is significant,” said Michael Saahir, an imam from the Nur-Allah Islamic Center on the Northside. He said it is recognition of the contributions made by the estimated 250,000 Muslims in Indiana...........



18 posted on 05/16/2011 7:26:14 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: Fractal Trader

Sarah Palin is electable and about a thousand times better than any of the other candidates.

We should elect her.


19 posted on 05/16/2011 7:27:21 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: Bed_Zeppelin
This piece is silly. Americans love their police state. Daniels will probably campaign on this decision. Sad, but true.
20 posted on 05/16/2011 7:32:12 AM PDT by Forgotten Amendments (I'd rather be Plaxico Burress than Sean Taylor)
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To: AmericanVictory

I don’t know about the rest of you but we are not letting the GOP elites jam another crapola candidate down our throats this time around. Getting drunk and voting for McCain was the final straw for us. No to TPaw, Mitch and Mitt. We will vote Trump first.


21 posted on 05/16/2011 7:40:09 AM PDT 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: Artemis Webb
If none other than the legendary Vox Day from World Net Daily says it, it must be so!

lol.... I was just getting ready to type the same thing. It would be difficult to find a more reputable combination... unless Bob Unruh were somehow added to the mix.

22 posted on 05/16/2011 7:43:11 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: Hojczyk

No... she will be our next President.

LLS


23 posted on 05/16/2011 7:44:58 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (THANK YOU PRESIDENT BUSH!)
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To: Texas Eagle
The only thing I know about Daniels is what his supporters have been saying on all the talk radio shows.... Something's not adding up.

What's not "adding up" is that you are obviously letting other people do your thinking for you.

And somebody is lying to you: Daniels didn't throw anybody under the bus at CPAC. You can watch Daniels' CPAC speech for yourself, to find out what he actually said.

Why not check

24 posted on 05/16/2011 7:49:24 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: Forgotten Amendments
This piece is silly. Americans love their police state. Daniels will probably campaign on this decision. Sad, but true.

lol, I wondered if anyone had actually read the article, but you did! I am surprised Daniels has said nothing on this decision by the Indiana SC.
25 posted on 05/16/2011 8:08:13 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

After reading the linked article, I’d say Mitch Daniels is just too boring and weak to beat a sitting president who can give a heck of a speach while in front of a TelaPrompter. Let’s draft Paul Ryan, young, family man, has a realistic budget plan and can talk without notes. He is good looking too!


26 posted on 05/16/2011 8:40:32 AM PDT by RicocheT
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To: Thane_Banquo
It has been reported that the Bush family is supporting the current Indiana governor

Stay out of the Bushes.

27 posted on 05/16/2011 8:46:43 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Islamophobia: The fear of offending Muslims because they are prone to violence.)
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To: r9etb
"Daniels didn't throw anybody under the bus at CPAC"

But he did throw his brand spanking new Republican legislature under the bus by opposing them on right to work legislation. The he defended the fleabagging democrat legislators by saying leaving town to defeat quorum is a "legitimate legislative tactic."

28 posted on 05/16/2011 8:49:15 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: circlecity; r9etb
But he did throw his brand spanking new Republican legislature under the bus by opposing them on right to work legislation. The he defended the fleabagging democrat legislators by saying leaving town to defeat quorum is a "legitimate legislative tactic."

Well r9etb, did Daniels do this or did he not do this?
29 posted on 05/16/2011 9:05:20 AM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

This probably doesn’t mean anything to others, but it means something to me.

His wife took off and left him, and he had 4 kids to take care of.

She married a Doctor in California.

She left the Doctor in California and went back to Daniels.

A man stupid enough to take back used baggage isn’t smart enough to be President.

I know that isn’t important to many,but I have personal reasons for it meaning something to me. I won’t be voting for him.


30 posted on 05/16/2011 9:11:00 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Fractal Trader

It’s nice to see a well reasoned post on FR nowadays. They are getting rare.


31 posted on 05/16/2011 9:26:29 AM PDT by muleskinner
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To: circlecity
Fleabagging has been a "legitimate legislative tactic" in the past.

Robert Byrd had John Tower arrested in his office and carried into the Senate camber so Byrd could have a quorum and push through legislation in the early 90s. Republicans had fled the capital.

As for the right-to-work legislation, Daniels position was they should work on advancing the agenda they'd actually campaigned on and not allow an opportunistic bill to tank the session. He did tell them to bring it up next time.

32 posted on 05/16/2011 9:26:39 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Geithner raids pensions to cook U.S. books. Republicans to get blame.)
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To: newzjunkey
"Fleabagging has been a "legitimate legislative tactic" in the past."

No it hasn't. It's completely unethical, no matter who is doing it or when it's been done. Further, Daniels shouldn't be trying to dictate what the Indiana Repbulican legislature's "agenda" should be. After their overwhelming victory they had every right to bring up whatever they felt appropriate based on their knowledge of their electorate. He was clearly pandering to the Unions in both these actions - keep himself RINO clean for a presidential run.

33 posted on 05/16/2011 9:35:14 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: SoConPubbie
Well r9etb, did Daniels do this or did he not do this?

Do which?

34 posted on 05/16/2011 9:39:46 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: Venturer
I know that isn’t important to many,but I have personal reasons for it meaning something to me. I won’t be voting for him.

If Daniels is a good enough man to take her back, and they're happy about the result (which they evidently are), then who in hell are you to whine to us about your own bad experiences?

35 posted on 05/16/2011 9:43:08 AM PDT by r9etb
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

He covers the three most important items right from the get go. I stopped reading after # 3.

1. Short
2. Bald
3. Cuckold


36 posted on 05/16/2011 9:45:40 AM PDT by John W (Natural-born US citizen since 1955)
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To: newzjunkey
Right to Work is the nuclear bomb of state legislation. If you bring that up, everything else stops, so you have to make that the priority when a session begins if you're going to do that. Daniels and the Indiana Republicans had some pretty good other legislation teed up, and they got most of it through. That wouldn't have happened if the RTW had been pushed.

Personally, I think the best way to get it passed is via a referendum.

37 posted on 05/16/2011 9:49:37 AM PDT by Bruce Campbells Chin
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To: Bed_Zeppelin

“It has been reported that the Bush family is supporting the current Indiana governor and former budget director for the Bush 43 White House”

Having the Bushes (reportedly) support Daniels is bad enough. In addition, I heard on Rush today that the Indiana Supreme Court Justice who wrote the opinion that homeowners could not defend themselves from wrongful police intrusion in Indiana was a Daniels appointee.

That’s all we need: another Republican President who appoints Supreme Court justices that flout the constitution.


38 posted on 05/16/2011 9:55:14 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

“I don’t know about the rest of you but we are not letting the GOP elites jam another crapola candidate down our throats this time around. Getting drunk and voting for McCain was the final straw for us. No to TPaw, Mitch and Mitt.”

Bump.


39 posted on 05/16/2011 9:59:17 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Venturer
Maybe he thought that it might benefit his four children to have their mother and father living in the same house.

But hey, if you think him trying to do what he thinks is best for his kids should disqualify him from public office, I suppose you're entitled to that opinion.

40 posted on 05/16/2011 10:05:56 AM PDT by Bruce Campbells Chin
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We wish it grew there

41 posted on 05/16/2011 10:08:10 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: RicocheT
Let’s draft Paul Ryan, young, family man, has a realistic budget plan and can talk without notes. He is good looking too!

No, Ryan's not a realistic choice. He needs to concentrate on getting that budget through...not campaigning.

Although Ryan has a good plan, it hasn't happened yet. Daniels HAS succeeded already at many things, despite the bashing he regularly gets on FR. We could do far worse than having him as our Chief Executive.

42 posted on 05/16/2011 11:49:27 AM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: r9etb
And somebody is lying to you: Daniels didn't throw anybody under the bus at CPAC

Correct...not only did he NOT throw anybody under the bus...his speech was EXCELLENT.

43 posted on 05/16/2011 11:52:36 AM PDT by Siena Dreaming
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To: r9etb

I doidn’t ask you to change your mind.

I won’t be voting for him.

Who am I, Just an American with one vote.


44 posted on 05/16/2011 12:40:37 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Bruce Campbells Chin

Until the next time she runs off to get laid.

A woman who leaves a husband with 4 kids to get laid isn’t worth coming back.


45 posted on 05/16/2011 12:44:12 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Bruce Campbells Chin

Until the next time she runs off to get laid.

A woman who leaves a husband with 4 kids to get laid isn’t worth coming back.

Like you say: That’s my opinion.


46 posted on 05/16/2011 12:44:29 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Siena Dreaming
Daniels HAS succeeded already at many things, despite the bashing he regularly gets on FR. We could do far worse than having him as our Chief Executive.

I think the bottom line for most of his FR detractors is that he's not Sarah Palin. As simple, and as irrational, as that.

It's pathetic, really.

47 posted on 05/16/2011 12:50:44 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: Venturer
Why don't you just drop it.

It's clear to all that you're taking your own personal problems out on Daniels. It's not his fault that you couldn't find a strong-enough pumpkin shell.

48 posted on 05/16/2011 1:05:02 PM PDT by r9etb
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To: r9etb

LOL You are a funny guy.


49 posted on 05/16/2011 1:27:54 PM PDT by Venturer
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