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Bob Turner Wins NY-9 Seat for GOP
Human Events ^ | September 14, 2011 | John Gizzi

Posted on 09/14/2011 2:43:37 AM PDT by statestreet

One could almost hear the collective gasps of Democrats from New York to Washington Tuesday night, as conservative Republican Bob Turner won the nationally-watched special election for the seat of former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D.-NY). In a New York City district (Brooklyn-Queens) in which registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by 3-to-1 and which has not had a Republican House Member since 1922, the 70-year-old retired television executive defeated State Assemblyman and Democratic nominee David Weprin by a margin of 50% to 47%, with the remaining 3% going to Christopher Hoeppner of the Socialist Workers Party.

Speaking to HUMAN EVENTS a few hours before the voting booths closed in New York’s 9th District, Turner predicted the national tremors that would be generated if he emerged triumphant. As he told us, “If [Weprin] loses tonight, it will reflect poorly on the national Democratic Administration.”

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: New York
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1 posted on 09/14/2011 2:43:40 AM PDT by statestreet
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To: statestreet

Wiener’s winnie just screwed “0”


2 posted on 09/14/2011 2:51:42 AM PDT by primatreat (I am really tired of "0"s craping and slinging it... Just like primates do.. golly)
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To: statestreet

“In making clear his disagreement with Turner on social issues and many spending issues, Koch specifically said his election would send a message of protest to the Obama Administration over its support for a Palestinian State and Israel returning to its pre-1967 borders.”

Amen!


3 posted on 09/14/2011 2:53:20 AM PDT by PhilipFreneau
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To: statestreet

AP has it at 54 - 46.


4 posted on 09/14/2011 2:57:28 AM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: Rudder

This is historic! They can poo poo this win and downplay it all they want.......they know what this means. Zero is toxic.


5 posted on 09/14/2011 3:06:25 AM PDT by Recon Dad ("Don't forget, incoming fire has the right of way..")
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To: PhilipFreneau

...Among other issues as well, Weprin. Your boy isn`t getting off that easily.


6 posted on 09/14/2011 3:09:56 AM PDT by ScottinVA (With "successes" like the Libya adventure, who needs failure?)
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To: statestreet
the 70-year-old retired television executive defeated State Assemblyman and Democratic nominee David Weprin by a margin of 50% to 47%, with the remaining 3% going to Christopher Hoeppner of the Socialist Workers Party.

This is wrong! The final talley was 54%-46%, with the third candidate at 0%. Whosoever wrote this article is delucional!

7 posted on 09/14/2011 3:11:14 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: statestreet

Hey David Gergen, looks like Americans aren’t nearly as “horrified” by the Tea Party as you thought. In fact, considering that a district full of Democrats just elected a Republican for the first time since 1922, it looks like they’re much more concerned about the socialist in chief. I’ll bet you’re relieved to know you were wrong.


8 posted on 09/14/2011 3:14:14 AM PDT by RC one (Voting isn't a simple act of civic duty anymore, it's a complex act of civil war.)
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To: statestreet

Have the Dunceocrats accused him of cheating, stealing the election yet?


9 posted on 09/14/2011 3:17:56 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Mark Halperin - Learned the hard way what happens when you speak the truth on PMSNBC.)
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To: statestreet

Without the Jewish vote, Turner would have lost. Obama’s anti-Semitism cost him a NYC Congressional district, an unthinkable event just a year ago.


10 posted on 09/14/2011 3:22:15 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
Weprin may not have conceded yet, last night he was saying that "all the votes are not in."

In other words there was still a chance to stuff ballot boxes.

You can probably add 2% to Turner's total.

11 posted on 09/14/2011 3:25:46 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: statestreet

My sister lives in that district, which was carved up to include as many whites as possible. Her City Counsel district used to consistently elect Serph Maltese, who ran on the Conservative Party line, so there is a pretty big residual “Archie Bunker” vote in parts of that district.


12 posted on 09/14/2011 3:31:32 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: statestreet

They triumphantly proclaimed Capitalism dead — and that’s okay and expected, but then they believed their own lies and acted like it was dead. — ME.

As the very deep hole that Obama has dug for himself and the Democrats fills with water, I can’t help but have this delightful sense of schadenfreude — That’s the feeling you get when somebody say’s “Hey, watch this” and then proceeds to hurt themselves doing something incredibly dumb.

The best part is after watching how Obama has reacted in the past, he’s going to just keep on digging.


13 posted on 09/14/2011 3:40:19 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: statestreet

This bit of news goes well with my Kona coffee


14 posted on 09/14/2011 3:46:56 AM PDT by reefdiver ("Let His day's be few And another takes His office")
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To: statestreet

I can just hear it the talking heads spin now...’well, it isn’t an important seat anyhow, it’s going to be eliminated soon because of redistricting’.

In truth, the entire democrat party has officially been put on a suicide watch.


15 posted on 09/14/2011 3:47:17 AM PDT by RetSignman (It's Summertime...the "Goebbles Warmers" are back from hibernation.)
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To: statestreet

Let us remember that this is the district of Chuckie Schumer and Geraldine Ferraro!


16 posted on 09/14/2011 3:47:24 AM PDT by ardara
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To: ardara

OUTSTANDING AND HILARIOUS !!


17 posted on 09/14/2011 4:13:37 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: statestreet

That’s funny.

Because Ed Henry of FOX News (just yesterday) was saying something like “Democrat insiders are telling me that if the election were held today, Nancy Pelosi would become Speaker again because America is blaming the economy on Republicans.”

LOL!! These people are living in denial.


18 posted on 09/14/2011 4:23:03 AM PDT by nhwingut (Palin '12... Accept No Other)
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To: statestreet

Thank you Socialist Workers Party.


19 posted on 09/14/2011 4:28:00 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch (welcome dies irae)
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To: nhwingut

Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha...EPIC FAIL DIMs!


20 posted on 09/14/2011 4:29:05 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: All

"Bob Turner Wins NY-9 Seat for GOP"

Thankyou NY-9 for doing the right thing.

21 posted on 09/14/2011 4:32:52 AM PDT by The Theophilus (Obama's Key to win 2012: Ban Haloperidol)
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To: statestreet

Shades of thing to come, you Liberal weenies....be afraid....be VERY afraid....we’re coming for you in 2012!!!


22 posted on 09/14/2011 4:36:47 AM PDT by madmominct
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To: primatreat

We should all send Tony the Wiener a thank you note!


23 posted on 09/14/2011 4:37:56 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: nhwingut
The liberal spinsters also take glee in mentioning how low Congress is in polls. Too bad the idiots never stop to consider the fact that the Senate is part of ‘congress’.
24 posted on 09/14/2011 4:41:38 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: statestreet

I just read Turner’s brief bio on Wikipedia. He’s an impressive and interesting guy.


25 posted on 09/14/2011 4:53:43 AM PDT by Oratam
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To: Recon Dad
Zero is toxic.

This is a key to Republican chances in Senate races in 2012.

Lots of Dem seats in play. They are beginning to distance themselves from him.

I hear that Reid will not even bring up Obama's "Jobs Bill" in the Senate. He does not have enough Democrat votes to pass it, even if the Repubs do not filibuster it.

He is toxic, indeed.

26 posted on 09/14/2011 5:04:33 AM PDT by Palmetto Patriot (How much better off would we be if these bastards would just leave us alone?)
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To: statestreet

This is one of few times I watch MSNBC..hahaha.


27 posted on 09/14/2011 5:05:39 AM PDT by Leep
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To: statestreet
Humus (whatever) needs a new "cover" for her assignment. Weiner is going to be "persona non grata" in the elite socialist circles.
28 posted on 09/14/2011 5:06:47 AM PDT by Caipirabob ( Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Love it. The Archie Bunker vote.

Archie Bunker speaks for ME!!!


29 posted on 09/14/2011 5:08:55 AM PDT by LibsRJerks
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Funny, every time I read about this election I get a picture of Archie Bunker sitting in his chair with that “case closed” look on his face.


30 posted on 09/14/2011 5:18:19 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Heavy the head that wears the tiara.)
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To: rawhide

At one point last night, I checked into the results site and the third candidate had only 47 votes, total.

It seems to me that perhaps the majority of voters are no longer enamored of socialists of any stripe.


31 posted on 09/14/2011 5:54:52 AM PDT by reformedliberal
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To: LibsRJerks

When I watched All In The Family when I was young, I agreed with Mike and Gloria. Now when I watch reruns, I agree with Archie. LOL


32 posted on 09/14/2011 5:55:37 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: LibsRJerks

Boy, the way Glen Miller played.

33 posted on 09/14/2011 6:04:24 AM PDT by xp38
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To: ilovesarah2012

That’s funny, I agreed with Meathead too then. Mike was every bit as close-minded as Archie was. I guess it’s an illustration of what Winston Churchill had to say about being a Liberal at 20, and a Conservative at 40.


34 posted on 09/14/2011 6:04:31 AM PDT by Fair Paul
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To: Fair Paul

So true.


35 posted on 09/14/2011 6:06:54 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: reefdiver

Kona coffee ? Yes ! Going to Kona for the 2nd time next March with my Japanese wife . We’ll be celebrating our 25th and making it a 2nd honeymoon at the same time . You live there ?


36 posted on 09/14/2011 6:15:02 AM PDT by sushiman
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To: Palmetto Patriot

Let’s see how many of the rats decide this is a great time to retire. No fun if your not in the majority.


37 posted on 09/14/2011 7:02:27 AM PDT by Recon Dad ("Don't forget, incoming fire has the right of way..")
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To: statestreet

Such a lovely headline on this beautiful Wednesday morning.

Ahhhhh. *contented sigh*


38 posted on 09/14/2011 7:03:05 AM PDT by Shelayne (He who testifies to these things says, "Yes, I am coming quickly" Amen. Come, Lord Jesus! *Rev 22:20)
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To: Lady Lucky

It’s an odd looking election district, It looks like Gerry Poodle. (Hard G in Gerry. Gerry was governor of Massachusetts at the time he created the Gerrymander.) http://www.govtrack.us/congress/findyourreps.xpd?state=NY&district=9

It’s mostly Jewish, but includes some Catholic areas, probably to keep them out of “Black” districts. The Catholics in that area tend to be conservatives.


39 posted on 09/14/2011 9:21:29 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: statestreet

Dem spin is that Orthodox Jews threw the election to Turner. In actuality the total Jewish vote for Turner was only 29%; however, non-Jewish Dems voted much heavier for him, and Independents overwhelmingly favored the Republican, proving it was a referendum on Obama and not just a statement from Orthodox Jews. Of course it was that too.


40 posted on 09/14/2011 10:31:28 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: xp38

Everybody pulled their weight ...

Gee, our old LaSalle ran great ...

Those were the daaaaayyysss!!!


41 posted on 09/14/2011 5:08:38 PM PDT by LibsRJerks
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