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(LIVE THREAD!) Republican Presidential Debate #3 - Aug. 11, 2011 9pm/6pm: Iowa (FOXNEWS)
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Posted on 08/11/2011 4:15:45 PM PDT by newzjunkey

Broadcast on: FOXNews

Broadcast time: 9pm EDT/6pm PDT

The Candidates:

Michele Bachmann

Bachmann is serving her 3rd full term in the U.S. House. Founder of the House Tea Party Caucus, she earned a Master of Laws degree, worked as a tax attorney, and was a foster mother for 23 teenagers. She is a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

Herman Cain

Cain is the former chief executive of Godfather's Pizza and former chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He lost the Georgia Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in 2004. He was recently the host of Atlanta-based radio show.

Newt Gingrich

Gingrich served as the 58th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999. He represented Georgia's 6th congressional district as a Republican member from 1979 to 1999. He has a PhD in modern European history.

Ron Paul

Paul is serving his 11th full term in the U.S. House. He’s an obstetrician-gynecologist and was the Libertarian nominee for president in 1988. He unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination for president in 2008

Tim Pawlenty

Pawlenty served two terms as governor of Minnesota, from 2002 to 2010. He served in the Minnesota House from 1992 until 2002. He is the son of a truck driver.

Mitt Romney

Romney was the 70th Governor of Massachusetts (2003 to 2007) and former CEO of Bain Capital, a private equity investment firm. He unsuccessfully sought the Republican 2008 nomination for president. He has an MBA (Harvard) and JD (Harvard Law).

Rick Santorum

Santorum served two terms in the U.S. House and two terms in the U.S. Senate. He became the Senate's third-ranking Republican in 2001. He was defeated for reelection in 2006.

Jon Huntsman

Huntsman was Utah Governor, former ambassador to China under Barack Obama.

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Fred Karger, Gary Johnson and Thad McCotter not invited.

Rick Perry to announce he's running on Saturday. No announcement news for Sarah Palin.

(Content from prior debate live threads, marked as excerpt because link goes to foxnews.com's debate site)

1 posted on 08/11/2011 4:15:51 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: newzjunkey

I’m declaring my candidate to be the winner right now.

We all know our preferred candidate is gonna win.


2 posted on 08/11/2011 4:18:00 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: newzjunkey

Getting ready to watch.


3 posted on 08/11/2011 4:18:00 PM PDT by pulaskibush (Thou shalt tax/steal from Peter to help Paul/Pablo is not in the Bible!)
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To: newzjunkey
This is a tough one...

Patriots vs. Jaguars on at 8:00. Preseason...but it's FOOTBALL!!

I guess I'll just watch MS-DNC later to see what I missed. Do you think they will actually starve a child on stage???

4 posted on 08/11/2011 4:20:26 PM PDT by paul in cape
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To: All
Debate #2 (June 3, 2011 in NH) (Live thread)

Debate #1 (May 5, 2011 in SC) (Live thread)

5 posted on 08/11/2011 4:22:13 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: paul in cape
Patriots vs. Jaguars on at 8:00. Preseason...but it's FOOTBALL!!

It's Chargers vs Seattle here. The debate is probably more interesting.

Other preseason games tonight: Ravens vs Eagles, Broncos vs Cowboys, Cardinals vs Raiders.

6 posted on 08/11/2011 4:25:30 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: newzjunkey

Wake me up when regular season starts.


7 posted on 08/11/2011 4:26:06 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: newzjunkey

Thank you for getting thisup. I had just looked for it and refreshed the page and here you are. I hope it doesn’t turn out to be really boring. Santorum has nothing left to lose, so I expect he will be pretty fired up. Ditto Pawlenty. But the others, I sort of expect what we have already been hearing. And THAT will just tick me off.
If I hear titanium spine, five point plan, and all that stump crap, I will lose it. I can’t look at romney for very long and newt gags me. Huntsman? Why?


8 posted on 08/11/2011 4:27:48 PM PDT by MestaMachine (Going down! (Gunwalker Ping List))
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To: MestaMachine

Huntsman is running for VEEP...(In my opinion) as is Pawlenty (Freakin RINO, and yes I am from MN and am familiar with his “work”)


9 posted on 08/11/2011 4:31:21 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: MagUSNRET

Pawlenty was following McCain so closely last election,had McCain stopped short, pawlenty would have been so far up his arse, McCain would have had to open him mouth sopawlenty could see!
I REFUSE to support anyone that is that “close” to McLame!


10 posted on 08/11/2011 4:32:51 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: newzjunkey

Special report panel totally disrespected Sarah Palin AGAIN...This was Bret B live from the debate site.. Finally just before they closed the show,Bret said OK what about Sarah Palin, he said with a grin on his face, is this just a publicity stunt by her, and David Yepsin (sp) said that`s all it is a publicity stunt, another girl basically agreed. The last guy on the panel said it could be a one two punch by Palin, she is hear now as the first punch, and Sept 3rd to possibly announce.

Over all they disrespected her for the entire show by not mentioning her name. They wanted to talk Perry, so Perry is the one they are pushing now


11 posted on 08/11/2011 4:33:14 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (DID I MENTION...SARAH PALIN 2012 OR FLIPPIN BUST)
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To: MagUSNRET

BINGO...that must be why Pawlenty looks like Icabod Crane


12 posted on 08/11/2011 4:34:06 PM PDT by advertising guy (if a politician from either party was to say hello to me, it should be law I can shoot em)
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To: cripplecreek

She probably will be. Ain’t no one else on the stage that’s really a serious contender.
I wish we could see Bachmann, Palin, Perry, and maybe Bolton. THAT would be a debate worth watching. I like Santorum, but his time is over. It’s a shame too...but it’s like no one even knows he is there.


13 posted on 08/11/2011 4:37:07 PM PDT by MestaMachine (Going down! (Gunwalker Ping List))
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To: MestaMachine

Any GOP contender would be a FOOL not to have Bolton as VP or at a MINIMUM Sec State!


14 posted on 08/11/2011 4:42:00 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: newzjunkey

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15 posted on 08/11/2011 4:42:00 PM PDT by WestwardHo
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To: MagUSNRET

Not even THAT close to the presidential office. I can’t even imagine it. He went to poppy bush to kiss the ring before he announced. That is all I need to know about huntsman.


16 posted on 08/11/2011 4:42:09 PM PDT by MestaMachine (Going down! (Gunwalker Ping List))
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To: newzjunkey

I believe Perry’s strong on job creation and lower taxes, but so is Bachmann. Perry supported in-state tuition for fraud Anchor Babies, and would probably support a path to citizenship for illegal aliens. In the current field, I would rate him better than Gingrich, Romney, and Johnson, but worse than Bachmann, Paul, or Cain. I would rate him about even with Pawlenty, who believed in man-made climate change, but fessed up to it in the last debate. Of course, things can change.


17 posted on 08/11/2011 4:46:32 PM PDT by pulaskibush (Thou shalt tax/steal from Peter to help Paul/Pablo is not in the Bible!)
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To: MestaMachine

Thats what it is all about.......(Not the HOkey Pokey) I mean the political ring kissing, arse kissing, underage intern kissing..you name it......it is a racket! And it is well past time, we kick arse and take names and not stand for the media or the DC “elites” selecting our candidate.
(said while putting pitchfork in da truck)


18 posted on 08/11/2011 4:47:39 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: Friendofgeorge
TYVM for the recap! I didn't watch. Smarmy bunch. Are they jealous of her Fox paycheck that she's still cashing?

It's Chargers vs Seattle here at my house. I will have to watch this from the kitchen...lol.

GAME ON!


POSITIVELY PALIN

2012


19 posted on 08/11/2011 4:48:28 PM PDT by onyx (If you enjoy FR, support it! If you support Sarah Palin & want on her Busy Ping List, let me know.)
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To: newzjunkey
For on-line viewers (like myself)...

http://live.foxnews.com

20 posted on 08/11/2011 4:48:40 PM PDT by CounterCounterCulture (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: pulaskibush

Johnson should be Huntsman. I mixed his name up with someone else.


21 posted on 08/11/2011 4:48:49 PM PDT by pulaskibush (Thou shalt tax/steal from Peter to help Paul/Pablo is not in the Bible!)
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To: MestaMachine

Only thing Santorum has that no one mentions is the state of PA.I wish West were debating tonight and running. He would out debate them all.


22 posted on 08/11/2011 4:50:41 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! (S&P wasn't worried about us not lifting the debt ceiling - they are worried about the spending)
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To: CounterCounterCulture

Excellent! TYVM. Spares me from kitchen runs while he watches his football!


23 posted on 08/11/2011 4:51:40 PM PDT by onyx (If you enjoy FR, support it! If you support Sarah Palin & want on her Busy Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Friendofgeorge; MagUSNRET

Well Perry is announcing Sat, what do you want them to do, ignore him?

If you don’t want to show up for practice/debates then don’t expect to play in the game/win an election. jmo

Hi Mags! :)


24 posted on 08/11/2011 4:51:44 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = If you give it away, more will come. Whose hand will be in your wallet next?)
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To: Netizen

HIya Net! Long time no Snark! ;-)
Always a pleasure to see you!


25 posted on 08/11/2011 4:52:39 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: FReepers; everyone; All
We Won In Wisconsin

But After 42 Days FR Is Still Short Of Its Goal

We NEED Free Republic, Now, More than Ever!

Please DONATE!


26 posted on 08/11/2011 4:54:41 PM PDT by onyx (If you enjoy FR, support it! If you support Sarah Palin & want on her Busy Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx

Want me to switch from the bird with the french fry to this one?


27 posted on 08/11/2011 5:00:25 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: MagUSNRET
Any GOP contender would be a FOOL not to have Bolton as VP or at a MINIMUM Sec State!

Yep. :)

28 posted on 08/11/2011 5:02:19 PM PDT by Netizen (Path to citizenship = Scamnesty. If you give it away, more will come. Who's pilfering your wallet?)
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To: TheOldLady

Your graphics are wonderful, just like your judgment! I need to go eat something. You please decide. I’ll be as happy as a bird with a French fry no matter your decision!

I was just letting you all know I made my first SPPAM on the LIVE thread....LOL.


29 posted on 08/11/2011 5:04:16 PM PDT by onyx (If you enjoy FR, support it! If you support Sarah Palin & want on her Busy Ping List, let me know.)
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To: TheOldLady

See? I need to eat? I mispelled SPAM. This thread will get going once the debate starts.

FReepathon Day 42.... RLY. We need *everyone* to contribute.


30 posted on 08/11/2011 5:07:30 PM PDT by onyx (If you enjoy FR, support it! If you support Sarah Palin & want on her Busy Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx
I was just letting you all know...

Kewl

31 posted on 08/11/2011 5:09:23 PM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: All

4 questions I’d love to ask:

Regardless of current law and court opinions, in your personal opinion- do pregnant women have the right to kill their unborn child at any time and for any reason?

Will you allow open homosexuality in the military?

Name 500 billion in actual cuts, not decreases to planned increase/not saving thru innovations, not reducing interest payments by accounting methods...but ACTUAL CUTS you would make to the current budget.

Regardless of legality, do you personally feel placing a mosque in a building struck by a 9-11 aircraft is proper?


32 posted on 08/11/2011 5:10:17 PM PDT by icwhatudo ("laws requiring compulsory abortion could be sustained under the constitution"-Obama official)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

The PA pubbie party threw Santorum overboard. The chairman of the party here is a freaking idiot and will go to the highest bidder, which in one case was murtha, one case rendell, and the other was casey. I don’t know why he is here.


33 posted on 08/11/2011 5:11:17 PM PDT by MestaMachine (Going down! (Gunwalker Ping List))
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To: MestaMachine

“I don’t know why he is here.”

In a word? Im gonna say BRIBES!


34 posted on 08/11/2011 5:13:15 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: newzjunkey

I care about one thing. Will they repeal Obamacare? The answer is “YES” or they will not get my vote.

They may not get my vote for other reasons but that issue is a complete non-starter. Obamacare HAS to go.


35 posted on 08/11/2011 5:19:39 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Government rushes to help the irresponsible and does little for the responsible)
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To: MagUSNRET

You betcha! And I need to reload my fuzzy slipper box because oreally just took my last one right in the head!!!


36 posted on 08/11/2011 5:21:13 PM PDT by MestaMachine (Going down! (Gunwalker Ping List))
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<checking in>
37 posted on 08/11/2011 5:22:28 PM PDT by tomkat (Sarah '12)
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To: Friendofgeorge

The guy on the end was telling the truth... it pissed the others off. I saw it too.

LLS


38 posted on 08/11/2011 5:22:34 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Certified Al Palin Hobbit Terrorist)
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To: All

Little League World Series Regionals !


39 posted on 08/11/2011 5:25:56 PM PDT by tomkat (Sarah '12)
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To: onyx

40 posted on 08/11/2011 5:30:04 PM PDT by tomkat (Sarah '12)
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To: newzjunkey

Kelleigh Nelson’s Phony Right-Wing Series, now including:

- Rick Perry
- Mitt Romney
- Herman Cain
- Newt Gingrich
- Jon Huntsman Jr.

http://gulagbound.com/tag/kelleigh-nelsons-phony-rightwing-series/


41 posted on 08/11/2011 5:31:10 PM PDT by unspun (It's the Sovereignty, Stu... | We are Gulag Bound)
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To: paul in cape
The rumors of a child being starved are just that, rumors. There is a lot of speculation though about the reason for the cages full of chicks and bunnies that were seen backstage. It could get messy.
42 posted on 08/11/2011 5:32:20 PM PDT by JPG (Yes She Can!)
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To: newzjunkey

Watching O’Reilly right now. Brett Baier reminding people that Guliani was the media chosen Republican nominee for the 2008 elections.


43 posted on 08/11/2011 5:37:36 PM PDT by pulaskibush (Thou shalt tax/steal from Peter to help Paul/Pablo is not in the Bible!)
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To: tomkat; onyx

President Palin cannot take a bad picture!
She’s blessed.

Run,Sarah,Run!

The First Dude looks mighty fine too!


44 posted on 08/11/2011 5:39:14 PM PDT by TheConservativeParty (PALIN 45 -The cure for "meet the new boss, same as the old boss." Resisting Tyranny Since 1-20-2009)
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To: TheConservativeParty
Bump for later reading, just in case the melatonin doesn't work.
45 posted on 08/11/2011 5:43:46 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (JMO but I reserve the right to be wrong...)
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To: Personal Responsibility

Obamacare is just one more Unfunded Liability that isn’t even tallied up in the Social Security, Medicare liabilities that are at 115 trillion dollars as of right now.

http://www.usdebtclock.org/

Sickening debt we are leaving are crippling our children and theirs with,no way to pay except enslavement to totalitarian government.

As it goes right now our generation can either be heroes or zeros..... History will judge us, I am proud of what I believe in but ashamed to say I live in a society where people are told they are freely entitled to their neighbors hard work.

The Democrats have been bribing the people with money from the public trust for generations its time to bring their chickens home to roost.


46 posted on 08/11/2011 5:56:07 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Ask a liberal to explain how tax increases create jobs in America)
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To: MestaMachine

“”I like Santorum, but his time is over. It’s a shame too...but it’s like no one even knows he is there.””

I agree 100% with you. I really do like him and I don’t understand or know why he’s so far down in the polls. I like Herman also. Pretty sad time for real conservatives.


47 posted on 08/11/2011 5:56:51 PM PDT by Thank You Rush
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To: Thank You Rush

he would be great in a republican administration tho


48 posted on 08/11/2011 5:58:02 PM PDT by advertising guy (if a politician from either party was to say hello to me, it should be law I can shoot em)
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To: TheConservativeParty
. . have another then   :-)


49 posted on 08/11/2011 5:59:03 PM PDT by tomkat (Sarah '12)
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To: MagUSNRET

Any GOP contender would be a FOOL not to have Bolton as VP or at a MINIMUM Sec State!

I don’t know why people like Bolton. I mean nice guy and all but what did he do in the UN? Are we still paying dues or whatever? Yes. We are still in the same position as before he was UN Secretary. He was sure a big talker that is for sure. I just prefer results.


50 posted on 08/11/2011 6:00:52 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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