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Herman Cain upsets Rick Perry in Florida straw poll
latimes ^ | September 24, 2011 | Paul West

Posted on 09/24/2011 3:42:09 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion

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1 posted on 09/24/2011 3:42:11 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion

LOL, great title - it makes it sound like Herman Cain said something to make Rick Perry burst into tears.


2 posted on 09/24/2011 3:43:59 PM PDT by Baladas ((ABBHO))
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To: BarnacleCenturion

How does this effect the rest of the candidates?


3 posted on 09/24/2011 3:44:17 PM PDT by Randy Larsen (I Stand With Sarah!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Cain needs to watch his back.

There’s a whole faction of the left who can’t afford to let him be the harbinger of the fact that conservatives are the inclusive ones. The LIBS are the racists. Barack, Al and Jesse can’t let the curtain be raised on their farcical narrative that keeps Black America on the plantation. His success serves as proof that middle America’s vitriol against Ø is 100% ideology—not skin color.

Just having Herman Cain in the debates thus far is a testament to the foolishness of the race-baiters. But him WINNING this poll is a game-changer.

I can throw my support behind Herman Cain without hesitation.


4 posted on 09/24/2011 3:45:43 PM PDT by TruthHound ("He who does not punish evil commands it to be done." --Leonardo da Vinci)
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To: Randy Larsen

One thing it shows is the difference between when conservatives actually vote and a poll taken by the media.


5 posted on 09/24/2011 3:47:29 PM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: Randy Larsen

How do straw poll results affect anything really?


6 posted on 09/24/2011 3:47:47 PM 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: BarnacleCenturion
Of the people now in the race, Cain is my Number One. Bachmann is my Number Two. Perry? I could hold my nose and vote for him, but I'm not sure I can sustain that view.

I'm still hoping Sarah jumps in.

7 posted on 09/24/2011 3:47:47 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

PTL!


8 posted on 09/24/2011 3:48:29 PM PDT by ken21 (ruling class dem + rino progressives -- destroying america for 150 years.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Straw polls are nice, but they rarely indicate the winner in primaries. I hope this changes.


9 posted on 09/24/2011 3:49:07 PM PDT by fwdude ("When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve ...")
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I’d walk my neighborhood to pass out Cain flyers if he was the nominee.

I wouldn’t do more than punch a chad for “Open Borders” Perry.


10 posted on 09/24/2011 3:49:58 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Cain/Palin


11 posted on 09/24/2011 3:51:14 PM PDT by goodnesswins (My Kid/Grandkids are NOT your ATM, liberals! (Sarah Palin))
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Perhaps, if nothing else, it may show that Cain would make an effective vice presidential candidate. And might split the black vote.


12 posted on 09/24/2011 3:51:16 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: TruthHound

>There’s a whole faction of the left who can’t afford to let him be the harbinger of the fact that conservatives are the inclusive ones.<

Plus Herman Cain sounds better than Barak Hussein Obama.


13 posted on 09/24/2011 3:52:26 PM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: Baladas

No doubt, perry has that old, “tracks of my tears” song cranked up and is drinking a 25 cent black label beer.


14 posted on 09/24/2011 3:52:58 PM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow democrats.)
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To: Randy Larsen

“How does this effect the rest of the candidates?”

Perry should do what Pawlenty did when he lost the Iowa straw poll to Michele Bachmann.


15 posted on 09/24/2011 3:54:21 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: Noob1999
And might split the black vote.

LOL. Don't bet on that. He talks self reliance. That is a big turd in the punch bowl for black Dems.

16 posted on 09/24/2011 3:54:21 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s ( If you can remember the 60s....you weren't really there)
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To: TruthHound
I can throw my support behind Herman Cain without hesitation.

Me too

17 posted on 09/24/2011 3:54:38 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Travis McGee

Same here, without a question.


18 posted on 09/24/2011 3:54:38 PM PDT by Lexinom
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To: Baladas

I love it. Wonderful news!


19 posted on 09/24/2011 3:54:44 PM PDT by HectorOne
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To: BarnacleCenturion

This will not sit well with the RINOs at Fox News...


20 posted on 09/24/2011 3:55:04 PM PDT by rhinohunter
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To: BarnacleCenturion

DAMN TEA PARTY RACISTS! </liberal>


21 posted on 09/24/2011 3:55:25 PM PDT by struggle
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To: BarnacleCenturion
I have this feeling that Cain is going to play a MAJOR role in the next Republican Presidency.
22 posted on 09/24/2011 3:55:43 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: TruthHound

Herman Cain is a great American story.. I would be quite happy with him as nominee.


23 posted on 09/24/2011 3:56:01 PM PDT by ScottinVA (With "successes" like the Libya adventure, who needs failure?)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

The debate last week reminded me of when I was young, single and dating.

I would have a girlfriend everything would be fine, then WHAM! Without warning I’d look at her, and all that I’d found attractive about her would be gone. Time for her to go.

Well, that happened during the debate. After Perry’s unsuccessful attack on Romney and Perry with that $hit eating grin on his face, WHAM! Perry was history.


24 posted on 09/24/2011 3:56:09 PM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: BarnacleCenturion; org.whodat; cripplecreek; TADSLOS; BobL; raybbr; truthfreedom; CowboyJay; ...

Someone is having a bad day.


25 posted on 09/24/2011 3:56:55 PM PDT by South40 (Rick Perry = The Other McCain)
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To: TruthHound

Agree. I might have to watch C-Spam and the silly Yik-Yak shows tomorrow. It is certain their fav newspapers, the compost and slimes had articles all ready to go on either a Perry or Mittens win.

Now what? The only black guy in a field of honkies polled best in a SOUTHERN STATE full of racists and former slave owners.

How could this be?


26 posted on 09/24/2011 3:57:15 PM PDT by Jacquerie
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To: Noob1999
Perhaps, if nothing else, it may show that Cain would make an effective vice presidential candidate. And might split the black vote.

Good point!

I have a hunch we could see a Cain/Newt2012 Ticket

27 posted on 09/24/2011 3:57:15 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Given the overall national mood, the Hermaninator wouldn’t need to split off that much. If he just takes 12%, that pretty much dooms 0bama’s chances.


28 posted on 09/24/2011 3:57:47 PM PDT by Lexinom
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To: ChildOfThe60s

Given the overall national mood, the Hermaninator wouldn’t need to split off that much. If he just takes 12%, that pretty much dooms 0bama’s chances.


29 posted on 09/24/2011 3:58:16 PM PDT by Lexinom
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To: Noob1999
I have a feeling that Obama is going to drop Biden from the ticket and add Hillary to prop up his sagging chances of re-election. They may have struck the deal already in return for her not challenging him for the nomination.

If that is the case, a Palin/Cain ticket will be the perfect counterpunch as it completely neutralizes the historical angle of the first woman/black ticket that the Dems would have played up bigtime. Comes with the extra bonus that Herman Cain and Sarah Palin are actually likable people who love this country, have actual executive experience and are true conservatives. Might be the biggest landslide in electoral history and bring many blacks into the conservative fold.

30 posted on 09/24/2011 3:58:16 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (All my replies get posted to AttackWatch)
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To: South40
Is that a chunk of Texas toast.
31 posted on 09/24/2011 3:59:12 PM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow democrats.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

He’s a 9-9-9 man!


32 posted on 09/24/2011 3:59:20 PM PDT by McGruff (Vetting - The process of examination and evaluation of a candidate's record.)
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To: fwdude
Straw polls are nice, but they rarely indicate the winner in primaries.

It depends on the straw poll. Ronald Reagan won the Florida straw poll in 1979, George H.W. Bush in 1987 and Kansas Sen. Bob Dole in 1995.

33 posted on 09/24/2011 3:59:40 PM PDT by South40 (Rick Perry = The Other McCain)
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To: South40
Is that a chunk of Texas toast.
34 posted on 09/24/2011 3:59:56 PM PDT by org.whodat (Just another heartless American, hated by Perry and his fellow democrats.)
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To: SamAdams76
If that is the case, a Palin/Cain ticket will be the perfect counterpunch as it completely neutralizes the historical angle of the first woman/black ticket that the Dems would have played up bigtime

Herman Cain and Sarah Palin do not agree on illegals. Palin is a supporter of immigration reform (AKA Amnesty).

35 posted on 09/24/2011 4:01:33 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: max americana
Hmmpphh ... "Plus Herman Cain sounds better than Barak Hussein Obama" ? ... HERE'S soundin' better'n ..
36 posted on 09/24/2011 4:01:36 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Travis McGee
I wouldn’t do more than punch a chad for “Open Borders” Perry.

lol!

Cain's is the only campaign I have contributed to and I would walk precincts for him any day.

37 posted on 09/24/2011 4:02:08 PM PDT by South40 (Rick Perry = The Other McCain)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Herman Cain upsets Rick Perry in Florida straw poll

That's ridiculous! Cain won. Period. And he did it by the strength of his own arguments.

38 posted on 09/24/2011 4:02:17 PM PDT by pgkdan (Perry/Cain 2012)
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To: Lexinom

Well, that’s two of us. But I suspect there are plenty more like us, waiting (without much hope he’ll win) in the wings.


39 posted on 09/24/2011 4:03:01 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: RC one
How do straw poll results affect anything really?

I dunno...ask President Bachmann.

40 posted on 09/24/2011 4:03:05 PM PDT by pgkdan (Perry/Cain 2012)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Revolution #9-9-9.


41 posted on 09/24/2011 4:03:16 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement (Obama "acted stupidly.")
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To: BarnacleCenturion

"Romney's substantial 3 to 1 loss to Herman Cain
proves that, to FOX News, my Milt Romney
is your lead candidate.
"

42 posted on 09/24/2011 4:03:21 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: ScottinVA

He’s rated “excellent” here

http://www.numbersusa.com/content/action/2012-presidential-hopefuls-immigration-stances.html


43 posted on 09/24/2011 4:04:08 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: tsowellfan

The P and VP cannot be from the same state.

Both Cain and Newt are from GA.


44 posted on 09/24/2011 4:04:24 PM PDT by txrangerette ("...HOLD TO THE TRUTH; SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: goodnesswins

Cain/Anybody
Anybody/Cain

I’ll be for them.


45 posted on 09/24/2011 4:04:25 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Not Perry. Just because Herman breaks out into the big leagues doesn't kill the other big league players necessarily.

Sarah OTOH is dead.

46 posted on 09/24/2011 4:04:35 PM PDT by RoosterRedux
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To: fwdude

Actually, every candidate to win this poll went on to win the Republican nomination since 1979 :-)

Just sayin’


47 posted on 09/24/2011 4:04:56 PM PDT by justsaynomore (Herman Cain 2012 - http://www.arealleader.com)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Herman Cain Delivers!


48 posted on 09/24/2011 4:04:59 PM PDT by Incorrigible (If I lead, follow me; If I pause, push me; If I retreat, kill me.)
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To: Travis McGee
I wouldn’t do more than punch a chad for “Open Borders” Perry

Caan you post even one link quoting Rick Perry saying he's for 'Open Borders"?

Oh...and congratulations to Herman Cain.

49 posted on 09/24/2011 4:05:02 PM PDT by pgkdan (Perry/Cain 2012)
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To: South40

You and me both brother. I respect Herman more than I can state in words.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

Complete. Total. I’ve listened to him enough as a talk host (usually filling in for Neil Boortz) to feel like I know his mind, his heart, and his soul.

RESPECT is what I feel for him.


50 posted on 09/24/2011 4:07:15 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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