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Massive opposition research file on Romney hits Internet
http://dailycaller.com/2012/01/18/opposition-file-on-romney-hits-the-internet-likely-from-2008-mccain-campaign/ ^

Posted on 01/18/2012 6:55:50 AM PST by Minus_The_Bear

If you think you’ve already heard everything there is to know about Mitt Romney, think again. A 200-page document that appears to be Sen. John McCain’s entire 2008 election-year opposition research file on the former Massachusetts governor hit the Internet with a vengeance Tuesday evening. And it’s an eye-opener.

The file explores everything from the assessed value of Romney’s house (“$3.162 million”) to his views on the Boy Scouts’ ban of homosexuals (“publicly opposed … in 1994 and 2002 campaigns”). It was made public Tuesday on the social media website Buzzfeed, although it appears to have been accessible online for two months.

The document, given the name “The Romney Book,” was viewed less than 100 times on the page where it was originally uploaded by its anonymous leaker on November 11.


TOPICS: Breaking News; Politics/Elections; US: Florida; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: 2008; election; gop; newt; obama; polls; primary; romney; teaparty
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A very large (200+ page) opposition research on Romney has been leaked.

Many more flip flops and embarrassing positions... nobody is reporting on it because the media wants him to lose to Obama.
1 posted on 01/18/2012 6:55:55 AM PST by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear
MITTSKIPS, MITT WUSSES OUT
2 posted on 01/18/2012 7:00:50 AM PST by FrankR (What you resist...PERSISTS!)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Hope Newt and the boyz put this to good use real soon....

Bye bye RINO.....


3 posted on 01/18/2012 7:01:50 AM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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* Before Monday's debate, Mitt was losing ground, and his debate performance was weak / below average
* Before Monday's debate, Newt was GAINING ground, and his debate performance was fantastic
* Rick Perry gained into upper single-digits but his debate performance was mediocre
* Rick Santorum was losing ground rapidly, AND his debate performance was mediocre
* Jon Huntsman's support was ONLY 1% in the latest poll, and that support won't ALL go to Romney so don't sweat him

SC voters: If you liked Rick or Rick, THINK ABOUT THIS before voting....

Each congressional district will have 2 delegates given to the winner-take-all within the district (that's 14 delegates total)

And Statewide, there will be 11 delegates given to the winner-take-all at the state level

So let's assume Romney is still barely in 1st place in the polls just before the vote.
Let's assume there is only ONE close NON-Romney in 2nd place (Newt).

Maybe YOU would prefer Rick or Rick....

But, IF YOU Vote for Rick or Rick, you have most likely helped award ALL delegates TO ROMNEY because it is WINNER TAKE ALL!!!!

The ONLY way to NOT hand your SC delegates to ROMNEY is to consolidate all conservative votes behind the LEADING NON-ROMNEY

4 posted on 01/18/2012 7:07:01 AM PST by Future Useless Eater (Chicago politics = corrupted capitalism = takeover by COMMUNity-ISM)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Make sure you read it, it is devestating! If this is real and the quotes etc can be substatiated Romney is DOA for the convention.


5 posted on 01/18/2012 7:07:39 AM PST by McGavin999 ("If you'll have my back when I go to Washington, I'll have yours" Rick Perry 2012)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

I’m only 50 pages into it, and it reads like he wants to be Soetero’s running mate.


6 posted on 01/18/2012 7:11:22 AM PST by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

After thumbing through this I must say I am impressed by his educational achievements. Of course, he’s still a dick.

I’d guestimate his IQ in the 120-130 range based on what I see here. That means he is a very gifted individual intellectually. People of this sort are always stunned when they run into someone like Newt who is much smarter...they are not used to being so outclassed.

With all this to work with the dems would destroy Romney in the general...it would be hopeless for Romney.


7 posted on 01/18/2012 7:11:35 AM PST by Bobalu (Newt is just the a-hole we need at a time like this)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Over the internet, FR chums,
Look out Romney Truth File,
Here it comes!

The RTF is about to bloom :)


8 posted on 01/18/2012 7:13:33 AM PST by Lady Lucky (A tea party in name only is worse than no tea party at all.)
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To: NativeNewYorker

I’m thinking that Romney’s charitable contributions might be what’s keeping him from making his tax returns public. Donations to Planned Parenthood, for example, would be very problematic.


9 posted on 01/18/2012 7:14:16 AM PST by mewzilla (I'll vote for the first guy who promises to mail in his SOTU addresses.)
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To: rightwingextremist1776
Hope Newt and the boyz put this to good use real soon...

Hope they fact-check it diligently to make sure it is not a poison pill!

10 posted on 01/18/2012 7:16:12 AM PST by Lady Lucky (A tea party in name only is worse than no tea party at all.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

High time.


11 posted on 01/18/2012 7:18:11 AM PST by Carry_Okie (The Slave Party: advancing popular indenture since 1832.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

McCain’s machine should be held responsible for this.


12 posted on 01/18/2012 7:19:25 AM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: mewzilla

Much of his tax returns showing $4 million + to the LDS church in the past 5 years is on Drudge now.


13 posted on 01/18/2012 7:20:37 AM PST by varina davis (Elect a real American patriot in 2012 -- Gov. Rick Perry)
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To: McGavin999; All
The McCain research team did this in 2008...

E-Mail, Tweet, & Facebook this out!!! We need to get talk radio (the ones that aren't bought off by Romney) aware of this.
14 posted on 01/18/2012 7:22:03 AM PST by Minus_The_Bear
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To: varina davis

I figgered he’d tithe big time to the Mormon church. I would like to know where else his money goes :-)


15 posted on 01/18/2012 7:22:26 AM PST by mewzilla (I'll vote for the first guy who promises to mail in his SOTU addresses.)
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To: mewzilla

Part of it is giving the LDS multiple shares and stakes in companies owned by Bain, including Burger King, Dominoe’s and many more.


16 posted on 01/18/2012 7:24:22 AM PST by varina davis (Elect a real American patriot in 2012 -- Gov. Rick Perry)
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To: varina davis

China won’t own us — the LDS will. Lol.


17 posted on 01/18/2012 7:25:26 AM PST by varina davis (Elect a real American patriot in 2012 -- Gov. Rick Perry)
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To: varina davis

That’s intersting, but I’d like to see if he spreads any money around to anything that’s not related to the Mormon church. Color me curious :-)


18 posted on 01/18/2012 7:26:48 AM PST by mewzilla (I'll vote for the first guy who promises to mail in his SOTU addresses.)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Of course they won’t report on it, until AFTER he gets the nomination, then they will destroy him. It’s up to us to get that out there now, before the elections in SC and FL. Only a liberal would vote for him if they read that. He’s despicable.


19 posted on 01/18/2012 7:28:20 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: varina davis
Jeepers, does the guy donate to anything that's unrelated to his faith? If not, why not? If he does, to whom/what? Inquirng minds want to know :-)
20 posted on 01/18/2012 7:29:55 AM PST by mewzilla (I'll vote for the first guy who promises to mail in his SOTU addresses.)
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To: hoosiermama; P-Marlowe; All

Go to page 135 of this document.

It says that Romney remained CEO through 2001. It says that even in about 2007 that 75% of the partners had had Romney as boss.

I can’t figure out how to download this thing. Anyone have instructions? The download buttons do nothing when I click on them.


21 posted on 01/18/2012 7:30:15 AM PST by xzins (Newt Gingrich Cleaned Up In Last Night's Debate! Awesome Performance!)
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To: Future Useless Eater
But, IF YOU Vote for Rick or Rick, you have most likely helped award ALL delegates TO ROMNEY because it is WINNER TAKE ALL!!!!

The ONLY way to NOT hand your SC delegates to ROMNEY is to consolidate all conservative votes behind the LEADING NON-ROMNEY

 

 
 
 
Is this the same as saying that if you vote 3rd Party or write in Sarah Palin in the General, then you might as well be voting for Obama? Because that line of reasoning is stupid.

If I lived in South Carolina, I would be proud to vote for Rick Perry.

22 posted on 01/18/2012 7:32:29 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS! This means liberals AND libertarians (same thing) NO LIBS!)
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To: xzins
You can download it from The Daily Caller. It's the first link in the article.

Or you can right click and "save as" here.
23 posted on 01/18/2012 7:35:44 AM PST by Minus_The_Bear
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To: mewzilla
Also what he truly made as opposed to what he reported to the mormon church. If he lied to them he could face harsh punishment or be excommunicated, that is the most likely scenerio in the tax matter.

He don't care if he lies to us, but he don't dare lie to the LDS.

24 posted on 01/18/2012 7:35:49 AM PST by annieokie
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To: Future Useless Eater
I just find it sort of ironic that one RINO was doing opposition research on another RINO.

Anyway, points well taken on the SC primary. Only a few delegates have been awarded in Iowa and NH so technically, this race is still wide open. Just think, if Newt was to win SC decisively and collect most of the delegates, he will go into Florida well ahead of Romney in terms of delegates.

My only concern is that none of the non-Romney candidates have much money and organization behind them beyond Florida. So it is very important that a non-Romney candidate do well in SC and Florida so that February can be dedicated to raising money and building a national organization in time for Super Tuesday (March 6).

25 posted on 01/18/2012 7:38:38 AM PST by SamAdams76 (I am 22 days away from outliving Marty Feldman)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Thx, MTB. I appreciate it.


26 posted on 01/18/2012 7:39:01 AM PST by xzins (Newt Gingrich Cleaned Up In Last Night's Debate! Awesome Performance!)
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To: Bobalu

Destroy him, hell, they should just switch parties and vote for him. He’s no better than Barry Soetoro the Islamic Marxist homo Kenyan.


27 posted on 01/18/2012 7:39:12 AM PST by mojitojoe (SCOTUS.... think about that when you decide to sit home and pout because your candidate didn't win)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

WOW!

there is some great stuff in this!

Romney may be history!

WOOT!

see ya Mittens!!!!!!


28 posted on 01/18/2012 7:39:50 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Minus_The_Bear
...to his views on the Boy Scouts’ ban of homosexuals (“publicly opposed … in 1994 and 2002 campaigns”).

Hummmm.....

But I'm sure Mutt has 'evolved' by now, think?

29 posted on 01/18/2012 7:41:11 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Only if the word is spread & used. Most of talk radio & FOX News will never report on this...

So E-Mail, Tweet, Facebook... etc.

Send it to Drudge.
30 posted on 01/18/2012 7:42:04 AM PST by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Minus_The_Bear
Give credit where it was due. Erick Erickson of Red State posted the first 10 pages back on October 31, 2011. As he admits in the article he's had all 200 pages for a few years now.
31 posted on 01/18/2012 7:44:33 AM PST by Pan_Yan
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To: xzins
I can’t figure out how to download this thing.

Open the link, you should see a PDF file and the Table of Contents

Go to FILE tab and then SAVE PAGE AS

(I'm using Firefox / Windows XP Pro on a high-end computer-aided design machine, so my two second download could be a tad less than yours)

32 posted on 01/18/2012 7:47:32 AM PST by Unrepentant VN Vet ((367 and a wakeup) Truth, I know, always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I’m pretty depressed today. Yesterday I talked to a couple of people (friends and family) that I know are good conservative tea party types - they are completely in for Romney because they believe he is the only one that can beat Obama. I actually got into an argument with one of them - he was adamant about it & calling ME a traitor because I said I wouldn’t vote for Romney. This man was formerly all in for Rick Perry. I know if I would tell him about this document, he would say that getting it out there would cause Obama to win.

The tide is turning and I don’t know if it can be turned back in time - most people ignorantly follow whatever FOX tells them - and think they’re being good conservatives by doing it. I’m afraid the fix is in.

Why in the world has this document been on the internet for two months & we are just now hearing about it? I think, once again, the GOP has decided that they want to lose another presidential election - so they are forcing Romney on us. THE GOP DOESN’T WANT TO CHANGE A THING. They like it just the way it is.

What we should be focusing on big-time, is uprooting the kudzu in Congress - that’s where the garbage is. We’re going to be stuck with four more years of Obama, I can just feel it in my bones. God help us.


33 posted on 01/18/2012 7:50:22 AM PST by alicewonders ((GO PERRY!))
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To: Minus_The_Bear

You know what, guys? This is exactly what we need to defeat Willard Romney the open socialist. Newt and the Ricks had better hammer him from here to kingdom come with this.

But since we can’t count on the mainstream media to report this, I think I’m going to start working on a series of Youtube videos to go through this chapter by chapter. I’ve got some extra time on my hands now that I’m part of the Obama recovery.


34 posted on 01/18/2012 7:54:07 AM PST by Cato in PA (GO NEWT!)
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To: Bobalu

There is no way I consider mitt intelligent. He can’t even think creatively in his debates - he sounds like a moron with the SOS. He’s more robotic than anything.

I could listen to Newt and learn - with Mitt telling me we need jobs and we have to get this country turned around is really a piss poor candidate - all he has is money behind him.

So drop this ‘very gifted’ jazz if you want to stay credible.


35 posted on 01/18/2012 7:57:40 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: mewzilla

I’m guessing that he used every legal trick in the book (and maybe some not-quite-legal ones) to pay less taxes than the average burger-flipper.


36 posted on 01/18/2012 8:03:57 AM PST by transducer
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To: Responsibility2nd
But, IF YOU Vote for Rick or Rick, you have most likely helped award ALL delegates TO ROMNEY because it is WINNER TAKE ALL!!!!

So, the GOP is getting Rick-rolled?

37 posted on 01/18/2012 8:05:28 AM PST by transducer
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To: Minus_The_Bear

Look out, Willard, here comes the Cartman Anal Probe!!


38 posted on 01/18/2012 8:09:09 AM PST by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: Future Useless Eater

without santorum or perry in the race romney would not win SC.

unfortunatly it is going to take a SC loss to drive perry or santorum out and have them stop wasting out time according to this chart.


39 posted on 01/18/2012 8:11:50 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

WTF....
Hugo Chavez and Romnuts in oil deal?

Bain thru their EU off makes deal with TEHRAN re Iranian OIL?

READ Page 9.

The 1st 9 pages are a real eyeopener. Mc Cain knew all of this and STILL endorsed Romney. SCCCCREEEEEEMMMMIIIINNNG!


40 posted on 01/18/2012 8:14:53 AM PST by marty60
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To: McGavin999; All

Anybody have contacts at the Gingrich/Santorum campaigns?

This needs to get out now!

Even Rush would be good etc. to help spread awareness.


41 posted on 01/18/2012 8:15:41 AM PST by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: rightwingextremist1776

he will still get the nomination unless Perry backs out and Newt and Rick Shave a talk and one become a VP nominee.

While the conservative vote is split we are screwed.


42 posted on 01/18/2012 8:15:53 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: presently no screen name
He can’t even think creatively in his debates

This is a gift, not entirely dependent on intelligence. The ability to debate well is akin to the gift a stand-up comic has, it's a subconscious ability coupled to an outstanding memory.

Newt has it, Clinton also has it. Clinton has photographic memory, I suspect Newt does as well.

43 posted on 01/18/2012 8:16:45 AM PST by Bobalu (Newt is just the a-hole we need at a time like this)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

correct and most of talk radio have become pathetic.
I can’t even stand to watch the likes of Hannity no more, he and his establishment guests, his liberal elitist , cross dressing homosexual cocktail pals etc


44 posted on 01/18/2012 8:19:19 AM PST by manc (Marriage is between one man and one woman.Trolls get a life, I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: Bobalu

Did you read me right? I’m saying he can’t debate for s**! - he says NOTHING! And he’s all jittery when he speaks.


45 posted on 01/18/2012 8:27:21 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name

Well, one thing we can agree on is that Mitt is a dick :-)


46 posted on 01/18/2012 8:31:27 AM PST by Bobalu (Newt is just the a-hole we need at a time like this)
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To: Unrepentant VN Vet

Thx VN Vet


47 posted on 01/18/2012 8:33:45 AM PST by xzins (Newt Gingrich Cleaned Up In Last Night's Debate! Awesome Performance!)
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To: Bobalu

He’s a dumb a** ! But he certainly fooled you! And here’s more ‘work’ from who you call ‘very gifted’....

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2834443/posts


48 posted on 01/18/2012 8:35:52 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: alicewonders

This is the time for COURAGE! Being despondent and having a defeatist attitude is pointless. Have heart, dig in and fight! If we lose, it won’t be because you didn’t try.


49 posted on 01/18/2012 8:38:03 AM PST by floralamiss
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To: alicewonders

How can you be depressed? This is great timing, Newt is on the rise, Romney is falling!


50 posted on 01/18/2012 8:40:59 AM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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