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Howie Carr thread week of Jan. 22, 2012
howiecarr.us ^ | 1/22/12 | raccoonradio

Posted on 01/21/2012 9:34:41 PM PST by raccoonradio

Howie Carr thread for the week starting with his Sunday Boston Herald column, "All Goes Wrong For Dudley Do-Right". Excerpt: (more below)--

Mitt Romney just can’t close the deal.

Twelve days ago, Mitt was the toast of the GOP. This morning he’s just toast.

Twelve days ago, he’d won a “historic” two in a row — Iowa and New Hampshire — and he had a double-digit lead in South Carolina.

Now it turns out Mitt didn’t even win Iowa.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: howiecarr; mitt; romney; talkradio

1 posted on 01/21/2012 9:34:51 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio; Andonius_99; Andy'smom; Antique Gal; Big Guy and Rusty 99; bitt; Barset; ...

All goes wrong for Dudley Do-Right
By Howie Carr | Sunday, January 22, 2012 | http://www.bostonherald.com | Columnists
Photo
Photo by Nancy Lane

Mitt Romney just can’t close the deal.

Twelve days ago, Mitt was the toast of the GOP. This morning he’s just toast.

Twelve days ago, he’d won a “historic” two in a row — Iowa and New Hampshire — and he had a double-digit lead in South Carolina.

Now it turns out Mitt didn’t even win Iowa.

Mitt had the governor of South Carolina with him, but Newt Gingrich had the two real power brokers — Juan Williams of Fox News and, more importantly, John King of CNN. Those were his foils in the two South Carolina debates.

Two minutes into the two-hour Thursday night debate on CNN, Gingrich had won the primary. And the reporter who threw Newt the hanging curve, John King, is from Massachusetts. That’s the kind of week it’s been for Mitt.

On the message boards, they’re calling him “Mittens” again, or “Myth.”

A little more than a week ago, there were rumors that Gingrich might pull out of the fight and throw his support behind Rick Santorum. A few days later, Newt was demanding that Santorum get out.

Mitt’s still got an 18-point lead in Florida, or did before last night’s Newt landslide. But he’s got to learn to lie better in these debates. That lame story of his about why he didn’t run for re-election in Massachusetts in 2006 was bad enough, but on the question of releasing his income tax returns, he squirmed like a gaffed fish. He was drowning in flop sweat.

Why is Mitt ashamed of having a lot of money? If Newt, the born-again Catholic, can brush off his cheating past, how come Mitt can’t explain coherently why it’s OK to pay a 15 percent capital gains rate on money you’ve already paid the top 35 percent income tax rate on when you first earned it?

This is Mitt’s problem: He comes across in these debates as a wimp. Dudley Do-Right didn’t play in South Carolina. He’s afraid of his own shadow. He’s overtrained.

The Republican primary voters have this dream of a snarling Newt disemboweling Barack Obama in the debates this fall. Talk about myths. How many debates is Barack going to agree to? Two maybe, tops, and both of them will be MSNBC-style — “Mr. Gingrich, when did you stop beating your first ex-wife?” Follow-up: “When you did you stop beating your second ex-wife?”

To the “Jersey Shore” MTV crowd, Newt would come across as a fat, nasty, pasty old man. They’re not going to realize what a boob Barack is, because they’re boobs, too.

Mitt Romney began this campaign season with a career electoral record of 5-17. This morning, he sports a not-so-gaudy 6-19 mark. I guess running Bain was a lot easier than running a national campaign.
Article URL: http://www.bostonherald.com/news/columnists//view.bg?articleid=1397834


2 posted on 01/21/2012 9:35:59 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Howie misses the big point about how Newt can throw the medias BS right back at them. He will debate Obama whether he is there or not. He will not be afraid to call him out unlike John McCain for example.


3 posted on 01/21/2012 9:54:42 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: raccoonradio

“Mitt Romney began this campaign season with a career electoral record of 5-17. This morning, he sports a not-so-gaudy 6-19 mark. I guess running Bain was a lot easier than running a national campaign.”

Ohhhh Doctah!


4 posted on 01/21/2012 9:54:59 PM PST by jessduntno ("'How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." - Adolph Hitler)
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To: raccoonradio

Howie is getting... whiney.


5 posted on 01/21/2012 10:43:59 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj
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To: Parley Baer
He will debate Obama whether he is there or not. He will not be afraid to call him out unlike John McCain for example.

EXACTLY! He's not going to fall for the "that question's been answered, let's move on" line.

6 posted on 01/21/2012 10:47:12 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: raccoonradio
On the message boards, they’re calling him “Mittens” again, or “Myth.”

Message boards? Plural?

7 posted on 01/21/2012 10:50:45 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: raccoonradio
Up until recently, Howie was a big Mittbot. But, as this column demonstrates, the man retains some capacity for learning in his old age.

Actually, Job One for Howie is not getting it right. It's Ratings! This opus will not hurt ratings.

Come Monday, I'll be especially interested in Howie's talk radio colleague Mr. Severino's analysis of Saturday. He's a more rabid Mittwit than Howie ever was. It will be instructive to hear his struggle with denial.

The Republican primary voters have this dream of a snarling Newt disemboweling Barack Obama in the debates this fall. Talk about myths. How many debates is Barack going to agree to? Two maybe, tops, and both of them will be MSNBC-style — “Mr. Gingrich, when did you stop beating your first ex-wife?” Follow-up: “When you did you stop beating your second ex-wife?”

Newt has an answer to that:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fkgUcpLsTds

8 posted on 01/21/2012 11:11:24 PM PST by cynwoody
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To: raccoonradio
I have lived in NH since 1983 and have listened to Howie for decades. One thing about Howie is Howie is only interested in what is profitable for Howie (don't believe me... just look at all the legal graft he has and continues to rake in from advertisers on a nearly daily basis... everything from free hair transplants, liposuction for himself and his wife and other cosmetic surgeries, laser surgery on his eyes, other major surgeries, whitened and straightened teeth, a free Cadillac to tool around in gratis, free mattresses to sleep on, free food from various sources nearly every day... that doesn't even begin to scratch the surface... the list is endless). Just so long as he benifits.

Howie had hitched his wagon to Mittens because he thinks it will benefit him personally down the road if Mittens wins (Presidential interviews, visits to the white house, etc...) but now that Mittens is on the ropes... all of that is up for grabs and Howie will, true to form change his tune regarding Newt. Before you know it Howie will be saying "Mit who?"

9 posted on 01/22/2012 12:09:25 AM PST by Jmouse007 (Lord deliver us from evil, in Jesus name, amen.)
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To: raccoonradio
Howie is a Mittens Rump-swab.

Howie now runs with the establishment blue-bloods.

His radio show is almost impossible to listen to the past few weeks since he, the Colonel, and Sandy are all Mitt, all the time. And they trash any other Repub in the field.

Howie has jumped the shark with this Primary season.

10 posted on 01/22/2012 4:25:27 AM PST by CapnJack
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To: Parley Baer
Howie Carr is so deep "in bed" with Myth Romney
that if Whitey Bulger were to walk in for a menage.
Howie would push over and enjoy it.
11 posted on 01/22/2012 4:32:42 AM PST by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: cynwoody

He means FR and the Herald’s messageboard etc


12 posted on 01/22/2012 6:42:32 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio; Andonius_99; Andy'smom; Antique Gal; Big Guy and Rusty 99; bitt; Barset; ...

from Red Mass Group: Tim Murray, the other shoe drops

http://www.redmassgroup.com/diary/13811/tim-murray-there-goes-the-other-shoe

>>Been hearing rumors for a while that multiple Globe reporters were still chasing the Tim Murray/Mike McLaughlin/Late Night Car Crash Story. This morning, the other shoe drops hard. Here is the worst of it:
(QUOTES GLOBE)
-—To hear Lieutenant Governor Timothy P. Murray tell it, former Chelsea housing chief Michael E. McLaughlin was just a campaign volunteer. Though phone records show that the two men called each other 193 times over the past two years - including one call on a Sunday at 1:30 a.m. - Murray aides insist that McLaughlin played no special role.
But a Globe investigation shows that the former Chelsea housing chief ran an extensive political operation for the lieutenant governor right up until McLaughlin resigned in November amid an uproar over his $360,000 salary. The FBI is investigating whether McLaughlin broke federal laws, questioning housing authority employees about McLaughlin’s political activities and management of the agency.


And re: the crash?

While publicly downplaying his ties to McLaughlin, Murray has told confidants that the scandal over McLaughlin’s extraordinary pay kept him awake the night before his mysterious high-speed crash on Nov. 2. Murray had talked to McLaughlin several times while the Globe was preparing an article about McLaughlin’s salary, phone records show, but Murray said he didn’t know the salary amount until the story was published on Oct. 30. The report triggered multiple investigations.

Murray “felt betrayed. He felt played’’ by McLaughlin, explained one person close to the lieutenant governor. Restless, Murray went out for an early-morning drive to clear his head.
The drive ended abruptly at 5:26 a.m. when his state-owned Crown Victoria slammed into a rock ledge along Interstate 190 at a speed in excess of 90 miles per hour, rolling over twice and triggering the political crisis of his career. Murray’s shifting accounts of how he came to be driving so early in the morning and why he crashed have raised so many questions that he recently hired Ferson, a crisis communications specialist, to handle the fall-out.

http://www.criticalmassachusetts.com/2012/01/tim-murray-there-goes-other-shoe.html


13 posted on 01/22/2012 6:47:06 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Diogenesis

He at least seems to be doing the occasional column to
give Mitt the needle on a night like last night. Mitt and
Newt have each been on Howie’s show, but Mitt didn’t seem to have time to call Howie often it seems—while Gingrich was on the night of the NH primary and Howie came at him right away with
criticism of Newt’s apparent opposition to capitalism lately. Make of that what you will.
Howie seems to be saying Mitt is the lesser of the 2 evils,
but if Newt wounds up being the nominee I’d think he’d support him.

Who do you think Howie would support, in the end, Obama (like Col. Hunt did)?

I’m sure Howie likes doing his show but I wonder if he
dreams of becoming “President Romney’s Press Secretary”.
Howie coming out behind that THE WHITE HOUSE podium for
the daily briefing...


14 posted on 01/22/2012 6:57:13 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: CapnJack

>>This is Mitt’s problem: He comes across in these debates as a wimp. Dudley Do-Right didn’t play in South Carolina

That doesn’t sound like Mitt rumpswabbery to me. At least he’s maybe playing devil’s advocate here.


15 posted on 01/22/2012 7:01:50 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Parley Baer

If that means debating an empty chair, then great.


16 posted on 01/22/2012 7:03:58 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Bill Hudak announcing now on talk 1200 - he is suspending his campaign and will NOT back Richie Tisei -


17 posted on 01/23/2012 4:55:45 AM PST by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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Was just about to mention this—had heard Hudak on RKO
and Jeff Katz’s facebook says:

>>bill hudak announces he is dropping out of the gop primary for congress but will not endorse rich tisei - he made the announcement FIRST on the jeff katz show

I was half asleep and only caught the very end of Hudak on RKO (my guess is, no money?) By co-incidence or maybe this had something to do with it, Holli Robichaud in the Herald
said the GOP should clear the field and have Tisei go after
Tierney and have Hudak run for a different office.

I helped to interview Hudak in 2010 on Salem State Radio. Tierney declined to come on. As for Tisei, I think Howie did a fundraiser for him early in his career though Howie at first mis-pronounced his last name, saying it as “Tissy” not “Ti-SAY”.


18 posted on 01/23/2012 7:16:57 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Hudak announcement, via Salem News:

It is with a heavy heart that I write to advise you that I have decided to suspend my campaign for Congress for 2012. I intend to continue the fight in 2014.

I do not make this decision lightly – in fact, it is the most difficult I have made in 2-1/2 years.

Running for Congress is an extremely costly venture, as you all know. A business opportunity has presented itself to me, which in addition to my active law practice will involve substantial amounts of my time and effort for the balance of the year. This will allow me to recoup what my family has invested in this race so far, and then some – allowing me to return stronger than ever in 2014.

A run for Congress involves a full-time, focused commitment. While I can continue to raise awareness of issues, and relish the opportunity to debate Richard Tisei and John Tierney vigorously, you have the right to expect that your efforts and donations will be rewarded by the very best effort I can put forth. At this moment, I cannot promise that to you. Which means that my effort would leave things incomplete – and you deserve nothing but the best.

Although my family is fully supportive of my continued run, there are needs here too as I have put my campaign first, too often at their expense. And they need to be first for awhile.

The prospect of not following through and forcing Richard Tisei to be honest with his true record and motivation for running was one of my most difficult struggles in coming to this decision. I relish the opportunity, and will in 2014, because I’m sure you all know that little will change if he is elected. Worse, I know that this leaves most of you no real choice at all in this District in 2012.

I heartily and openly endorse and ask all of you to turn all your attention for the next six weeks to help three candidates for State Committee running on March 6, 2012: Kim Incampo (North Andover), Carlos Hernandez (Saugus), and Rob Aufiero (Wakefield).
Also state reps: Dwight Caufield (Lynn area) and Karin Rhoton (North Andover area).

I also heartily endorse Scott Brown. Put aside everything – and remember that he stood up when no one else in Massachusetts had the character to do so. He was not a career politician (yet), and has the character and fortitude to stand on his values and defend the votes he takes.
(BILL HUDAK)


19 posted on 01/23/2012 7:26:53 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Tissy is about right.

Paterno in death pool?


20 posted on 01/23/2012 9:52:35 AM PST by GQuagmire (Pats 33 Giants 24 Pats Super Bowl 46 Champs)
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To: CapnJack

Howie is a Romneybot. I just turned off his show...again...and I’ve been a faithful listener since the Jerry Williams days. He may have zinged Mitt a little in his column, but he’s back on the air trashing Newt.

With the shabby way Howie treated Newt on his last appearance, I doubt he’ll be back.


21 posted on 01/23/2012 1:09:43 PM PST by CASchack
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To: CASchack
He's been pretty funny today actually what with the bit about Mayor Menino and crabs---and I don't think he even knows about the bit about Kerry's hockey injury (see below). But I know there are disgruntled people out there. Then again, controversy can drive listeners TO a show as well as FROM one. He does throw the occasional jab at Mitt but I know what you mean.

---

Kerry allegedly injured playing hockey (broken nose, black eye). Or was it Mama T throwing a lamp at him? Wonder if people are saying to him, "Hey, Puckface!" today?


22 posted on 01/23/2012 1:52:49 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

I question if Howie Carr should, even, be a part of FR anymore. Howie and company (Sandy, COL. Hunt, Avi) have been pro-Mitt Romney for awhile, and it’s not fair to kick out members of FR who are pro-Mitt, while not doing the same thing to Ann Coulter and Howie Carr, too. Right?


23 posted on 01/23/2012 9:11:25 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (If leftist legislation that's already in place really can't be ended by non-leftists, then what?)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore; Andonius_99; Andy'smom; Antique Gal; Big Guy and Rusty 99; bitt; Barset; ...

Tell you what, should I stop the Howie Carr ping list? I don’t mind doing it but some people are upset about Howie embracing Romney.

There are places like the new HowieCarr.us, Howie’s Facebook, and so on we can go to if need be. Personally I think Howie has great columns, we have some nice discussions, and I can help spread great info, but if you folks on the ping list
would rather have NO ping list because he’s embracing Mitt,
I can stop. Everyone on the ping list, what’s your opinion?
I say I should still do it, but if everyone’s so upset
about the Mitt stuff, then I’ll stop and you’ll have to turn elsewhere.

Opinions?


24 posted on 01/24/2012 8:21:18 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

I think it’s great to keep track of local politics. Ann Coulter has endorsed Romney, and I haven’t hear about her being banned from here. Also, the list is good for events outside of Howie Carr - like hearing about Tim Murray and probation scandals.


25 posted on 01/24/2012 8:28:03 AM PST by Fractal Trader
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To: raccoonradio

Currently there are 66 names on the HC ping list and I don’t know how many of them are upset (I know one person who complains isn’t on the ping list, though) about Howie and Mitt, etc. So far I haven’t seen mass defections from the list because of all this, for the record.


26 posted on 01/24/2012 8:30:24 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

I’d much prefer to be able to receive, consider and delete stuff than not get the information.

NO DATA sucks.


27 posted on 01/24/2012 8:33:07 AM PST by Unrepentant VN Vet ((360 and a wakeup) Truth, I know, always resides wherever brave men still have ammunition.)
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To: Fractal Trader

Thanks for the vote of confidence—that’s very true. There may be Mitt haters out there but do you want to lose the stuff about Crash/Cash Murray, mob history, Devalue,
Joke Kennedy III, “Can I Get Me A Hockey License Here?” Kerry,
and so much more...


28 posted on 01/24/2012 8:33:55 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Unrepentant VN Vet; raccoonradio

spot on!

keep the list going.If someone wants out, they can ask you to be removed from the list.....


29 posted on 01/24/2012 8:46:27 AM PST by GQuagmire (Pats 33 Giants 24 Pats Super Bowl 46 Champs)
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To: raccoonradio

Someone on the morning show suggested that Kerry seemed more to be sporting the aftermath of cosmetic surgery than a hockey injury . . . would be more in character . . . ;-)


30 posted on 01/24/2012 8:50:14 AM PST by maryz
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To: raccoonradio
Howie will come back -- at least he did after his sustained insistence that Dole was electable!

Anyway, I think he seems to have gotten enough negative feedback from listeners to at least cut back on the Mitt rumpswabbery, so -- hopefully -- he won't again hit that all-time low of the time Mitt called in for an interview and it was soooo embarrassingly obvious that they were both reading from scripts (possibly scripts written by Mitt's people)!

31 posted on 01/24/2012 8:58:54 AM PST by maryz
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To: GQuagmire

exactly. Once in awhile someone will ask to be removed from the list...maybe 2 or 3 have in the past couple years. There has been no mass exodus. It isn’t all Romney stuff from Howie; he does a lot of other things too.


32 posted on 01/24/2012 9:42:32 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Unrepentant VN Vet

Agreed here


33 posted on 01/24/2012 9:44:25 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

“Tell you what, should I stop the Howie Carr ping list? I don’t mind doing it but some people are upset about Howie embracing Romney.”

Temporary insanity. Maybe there’s something wrong with US if we can’t bear a little dissent from someone who is unquestionably with us in all other respects.


34 posted on 01/24/2012 9:51:42 AM PST by jessduntno ("'How fortunate for governments that the people they administer don't think." - Adolph Hitler)
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To: raccoonradio

Don’t disband the list. Even 75% of a Howie Carr beats the 10% of most of the rest of the Lame Stream Media. If FReepers can’t live with that, we’re no better than the DUmmies we constantly berate and laugh at!


35 posted on 01/24/2012 10:18:46 AM PST by ssaftler
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To: ssaftler

I won’t...trying to prove a point here. If anything I’ve gotten about 3 complaints (one from a regular dissenter)
and 2 of them (including that dissenter) aren’t even on the
ping list. And by “dissenter” I mean someone who dissents with Howie and his support for Romney...and promptly
puts out a bunch of pictures and stats about Romneycare, etc.
He is welcome to post on this list (even if he is a lurker).
I don’t go around telling him to take a hike, even if he
is on here telling us (or at least HC) to do that.

For what it’s worth.


36 posted on 01/24/2012 11:22:11 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: jessduntno

Agreed.

Death pool today, we hope?


37 posted on 01/24/2012 11:25:03 AM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio

Gotta have the HC ping list. There’s too much local skinny for me to miss it. I have not taken a oath or perpetual emnity towards Romney. He would be a HUGE inprovement over the incumbent.


38 posted on 01/24/2012 1:46:26 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: raccoonradio

I thought it was, at least, worth discussing whether or not to continue the Howie Carr ping list. It’s true that Howie’s issues outside of ‘12 GOP POTUS candidate issues are worthy of maintaining the ping list. Whatever...


39 posted on 01/24/2012 1:51:36 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (If leftist legislation that's already in place really can't be ended by non-leftists, then what?)
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To: raccoonradio

Don’t stop the pings....
Howie will come around - the Colonel did - lmao

I pop over to WTIC-AM out of CT when he starts Romney-fying or Scott Brown calls in....

if these talk show hosts really start going gaga for Romney 24-7 - I’ll start listening to Music! - Hey - and there’s always WBZ :>)


40 posted on 01/24/2012 2:52:32 PM PST by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: raccoonradio; All; Impy; Clintonfatigued; nutmeg

Raccoon,

I have thanked you numerous times for your “Howie Carr Ping List”. Stopping that would be akin to throwing the baby out with the bathwater. It is disappointing (but not surprising) that Howie is backing Milt. But, I’m not going to boycott Howie.

In the end, we have to accept that either Newt or Milt is going to be the GOP nominee for POTUS. I hope it’s Newt, as I cannot stand Milt. We have been dealt a rather weak field of GOP candidates to choose from. Newt is in my opinion the best of what’s left and I believe he can win and affect change. Milt, OTOH, is at best a RINO. He is the grandfather of ObamaCare, and would BARELY be any type of improvement over Obama. I will not vote for Romney ever again.

Anyway, please continue the HC ping list. That’s my vote on the matter.


41 posted on 01/24/2012 6:50:55 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (Farewell sweet Rick, we barely knew ye...)
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To: GOPsterinMA

And indeed I will continue.

My candidate is Anyone Butt Obama. Whomever gets nominated will be bashed as a “far right Rethuglican” even if it’s
a RINO. You know the media. They don’t play fair.


42 posted on 01/24/2012 11:16:17 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Agreed.

btw I have heard the first half of the audiobook version of
Hard Knocks. It’s good, and I will say you could play a bar game of Howie-isms—take a sip every time you hear one (no problem, though—I like it!) in the novel!

Forgotten but not gone
Kiss in the mail
What made Milwaukee famous
A wee small taste of the creature
First shot on house, after that use your own bullets
Never speak when you can write, never...
Sodom and Begorrah

Also, take note that the Herald reporter is named “Katie”.
Hmm...similar to the name of Howie’s wife “Kathy”? :) (”Catherine” or “Katherine”?)


43 posted on 01/24/2012 11:20:58 PM PST by raccoonradio
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To: raccoonradio; Andonius_99; Andy'smom; Antique Gal; Big Guy and Rusty 99; bitt; Barset; ...

Wed column ping

Murray weaves a tangled web
By Howie Carr | Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | http://www.bostonherald.com | Columnists

Lt. Gov. Tim Murray has now floated a third, or maybe it’s his fourth, excuse for his mystery-shrouded traffic accident last November.

Now he says (through certain unnamed associates) that he was terribly depressed by the news that his dodgy man in the Merrimack Valley, Mike McLaughlin, had been making $360,000 a year at the Chelsea Housing Authority, rather than the $160,000 he was claiming.

This latest tale told by an idiot follows Crash’s earlier alibi that he was awakened when his 5-year-old daughter crawled into bed with him and he couldn’t get back to sleep.

Which followed his initial excuse that he was a) doing a damage survey from the October snowstorm in the predawn hours while b) looking for a cup of coffee and a Herald. (This is why it’s unclear whether he’s now working on his third or fourth excuse; does that first day’s damage control count as one or two stories?)

He’s also offered differing accounts as to whether he was conscious or unconscious at the time of the crash. Not to mention he first said he was going “around” the 65 mph speed limit but now acknowledges that he was in fact travelling at 108 mph.

And he’s still offered no explanation for why he looked so much better after his accident than John Kerry after his “hockey game.”

Then there are his shifting stories about the aforementioned Mike McLaughlin. He knew him well enough to obtain a hack job for his son (who has since been fired) and for a friend, one John Zimini, who had likewise been booted from the public trough.

Now the Pillsbury Dough Boy’s story is he had no idea whom he was dealing with.

“I feel misled,” he told a Channel 4 reporter Monday. “I wish I had known more, asked more, but you know candidates and elected officials, you know people volunteer, offer to help, you take them at face value. I was misled, I wish I had known more.”

There is no possible way Tiny Tim did not know who he was dealing with. Even a three-watt bulb like Murray could figure Mikey out. The guy talks out of the side of his mouth. More importantly, he brags. He’s proud of all those photo finishes he won with grand juries.

Now Mikey seems to have been collecting cash for Crash, which may mean we need yet another nickname for Hurry — Cash.

Cash Murray is now demanding an investigation ... of his own fundraising. An investigation of his own cellphone records — not so much. Nothing to see here folks, move along.

Obviously, Cash is going to need even more alibis.

So I have two words for him: Alien Abduction. This would explain his lack of a coherent story. Those bug-eyed ETs are well known for their “memory scrubs.”

Just ask Ron Paul.
Article URL: http://www.bostonherald.com/news/columnists/view.bg?articleid=1398552


44 posted on 01/24/2012 11:30:46 PM PST by raccoonradio
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Wow listening to Howie get into a fight with his wife on the air, is not really good radio

What was Howie thinking???


45 posted on 01/27/2012 12:32:04 PM PST by AlexSmyth
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To: raccoonradio

Wow listening to Howie get into a fight with his wife on the air, is not really good radio

What was Howie thinking???


46 posted on 01/27/2012 12:32:09 PM PST by AlexSmyth
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I pretty much missed it but heard he was catching grief from callers....I missed much of the show so far but someone said the chump line mailbox was already full.

The Bickersons..?


47 posted on 01/27/2012 1:53:20 PM PST by raccoonradio
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