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Era of Voting for RINOs is Declared Over
Veritas2002 | 01-26-12 | Vanity

Posted on 01/26/2012 11:19:20 AM PST by veritas2002

This morning I authored a Vanity Post declaring that under no circumstance would I vote for Romney.

Even though I am a lifelong Republican and have NEVER voted for a Democrat in my 60+ years, I am finished with the biased liberal media (including Fox) and the Republican establishment selecting my (losing) candidate. Here are some of my reasons:

In 1976, a sitting MODERATE Republican president named Gerald R. Ford ran against a two-bit peanut farming liberal Georgia governor and LOST.

1n 1992, a sitting MODERATE Republican president named George Bush ran against a liberal Arkansas governor with a history of raping and abusing women and LOST.

In 1996 a sitting MODERATE US Republican senator named Robert Dole ran against a sitting liberal president named William (stained blue dress) Clinton who was later impeached and disbarred and LOST.

In 2008, a long-term sitting MODERATE US Republican senator named John McCain ran against a do-nothing jerk US Senator from Illinois whose sole qualifying credential was as a community organizer for ACORN and student of Saul Alinsky and LOST.

And now in 2012, the Republican Party insiders, along with the liberal press are trying to once again pick our candidate - a MODERATE Massachusetts Governor who introduced socialized medicine to his State and guess what my friends...

TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Breaking News; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Florida; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: elections; florida; gingrich; livefreeordie; newt; rinofreeamerica; romney; teapartyrebellion; vanity
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To: ZX12R

“NO to Romney, now and in the future. The GOP can just die for all I care now. Burn the republican party to the ground and stir up the ashes. It is cancer, desperately in need of surgical removal and thrown into the biohazard waste bin.”


121 posted on 01/26/2012 3:42:03 PM PST by austinaero (Obama or America - can't have both)
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To: caww

“America will be destroyed if Obama wins again.

It will also be destroyed if Romney gets in as well. That’s just the fact”

Along with that fact is the notion that as it is destroyed with a Republican at the helm, it’s all the Republican’s fault,,,so no hope EVER of resurrecting Republican ideals.

No thanks!

122 posted on 01/26/2012 3:44:29 PM PST by austinaero (Obama or America - can't have both)
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To: Leofl

“Even if the obamessiah wins, a constitutional congress can hold the line against an anti-american president and maybe we can take the next 4 years to build the constitutional party we desire. “

You know, I used to think so. Buttttttt,,the way Obama grabs power,,means to me that he would certainly circumvent any resistance that SHOULD come from the balance of powers. He has already proved he is more than willing to do that, even though his party holds the Senate. Obama does NOT care about the implications,,only the power and he urges the little people (you and me) to fight each other to figure out who wins. The man is slime!

123 posted on 01/26/2012 3:47:11 PM PST by austinaero (Obama or America - can't have both)
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To: ichabod1

‘We need a guy like Ron Paul to lead us!”

I’m sorry but Dr Paul (God bless him!) can’t lead himself to the end of a sentence let alone lead a country. I like a LOT of what he has to say and hope he has a place in our country’s leadership in the future. I just can’t get behind him as a leader now,,,sorry.

124 posted on 01/26/2012 3:50:24 PM PST by austinaero (Obama or America - can't have both)
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To: veritas2002
So Newt voted for Dole and defended him, he probably could say ... I no more could denounce Dole, than denouncing the Republican party contribution to the insanity
125 posted on 01/26/2012 4:10:35 PM PST by frank46
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To: VU4G10

Is it a tell? Obama Hussain drinks only water cos he’s a Muslim?

126 posted on 01/26/2012 4:14:06 PM PST by plenipotentiary (Obama was a BRITISH SUBJECT at birth, passed to him via Pops, can't be NBC)
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To: JediJones

Hate to tell you, but Reagan got over 50 percent in 1980.

127 posted on 01/26/2012 4:15:10 PM PST by Luke21
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To: tankrlm
We can thank all of those who don’t vote for letting Obama win again.

Then I guess your welcome. I will not spend a micro-second considering a vote for Romney, because this country is finished if either Obama or Romney gets elected. We have too many serious social and economic problems for any milquetoast moderate like Romney, or a communist like Obama. One will not be able to stop it, and the other one wants it to happen.

Warts and all, only Newt Gingrich has the balls and the brains to do what needs done. He is my warrior to go to Washington, and today the media and GOP displayed their fear of him.

This is my line in the sand. I'm not holding my nose for a candidate ever again. NO ROMNEY
128 posted on 01/26/2012 4:19:10 PM PST by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: Luke21

Oh, cool, thanks. Not sure where I got the wrong idea from. I’m sorry I discredited Ronnie’s record.

129 posted on 01/26/2012 4:25:49 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Romney in 2012!)
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To: veritas2002

I’ve taken the no RINO’s pledge myself.

130 posted on 01/26/2012 4:54:08 PM PST by Hamilcar_Barca
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To: CharlotteVRWC
We can thank all of those who don’t vote for letting
Obama win again.

Wrong!! Blame the GOP for nominating a liberal. Not those that vote their conscience. Or better yet blame the “go along to get along” voters that support whatever RINO the GOP forces on us and allowing them to keep pushing these less than conservative candidates on us cycle after cycle. The GOP elite would rather be in charge of a rump party, than actually take the fight to the enemy. So screw them!! I'm done with being told to shut up and vote for who we say to or it's your fault if we lose. F that!!!

McLame was the last RINO. I'd rather be the loyal opposition, than relegated to the backwaters of the GOP, because the RINO elite are in charge. Which is what will happen to Conservatives if Mitt wins.

131 posted on 01/26/2012 5:03:22 PM PST by skully (I don't need no steenking tagline!!)
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To: biggerten
In 1976, Republicans were being punished for Nixon and Ford’s pardon of Nixon. The Democrats could have put up a weak leader with poor ideas and still win, wait, they did do that.

In 1992, there was a populist little bugger from Texas with big ears named Perot who screwed things up. Not that Bush was perfect, but he did give us Clarence Thomas, a great Supreme pick.

In 1996, war hero Bob Dole, who literally gave his right arm for the country, took one on the chin for the Republicans because nobody was going to beat Clinton that year.

One can find explanations and rationalize almost anything. I voted for Newt yesterday in Florida's advance voting primary; my wife voted for him today. Not only because has presented actual plans that have a high probability for success in turning around the economy and reversing some of the trends toward socialism, but more so because he's willing to attack those who make personal attacks on him, and because his attacks actual have basis behind them, and defensible when considering facts and logic rather than innuendo and emotion. Newt exercises sound judgment and does not change his positions based solely on polling. Newt has some backbone; he's not a playground bully as is Mitt.

132 posted on 01/26/2012 5:34:36 PM PST by Real Cynic No More (OBAMA!!'s name is all caps as sarcasm to indicate a lack of respect, as he does not deserve it)
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To: veritas2002
There are few republicans who are running for president or have been in the race or have been mentioned who I would not vote for. I've posted on FR that I would vote for DeMint, Palin, Cain, Bachmann, Newt, Perry, or Santorum. There are several others I'd be willing if not happy to vote for. But leftist Mitt Romney? The father of RomneyCare? The big government gun grabber? No, thank you.

If Romney is the GOP nominee, I will write in another name, but I will not vote for Romney. I will, however, vote. I'll vote for the most conservative Congress I can get, to restrain whichever big government leftist we get stuck with. I'll vote with my dollars as I go Galt to an even greater degree. Romney is simply unacceptable, and I pray we won't have to face that terrible election night, when neither outcome would be acceptable.

133 posted on 01/26/2012 6:29:03 PM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: VU4G10


134 posted on 01/26/2012 6:53:38 PM PST by mowowie
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To: CharlotteVRWC
America will be destroyed if Obama wins again.

Let me clue you in. America is dead now. The coroner simply hasn't filled out the certificate listing exact time and cause of death.

The odds are 90+% that we are going to have an economic meltdown. And well before 2016. How it will play out, depression or social chaos? No one knows. But it will be uglier than the 30s.

If I thought there was even a small chance that a liberal flip flopping RINO named Romney could prevent that happening, I'd consider voting for him. His policies won't do a thing except ensure that a "Republican" is in office when the collapse hits. He couldn't stand up for a principle if he could recognize one. Which he can't. And he sure as hell isn't going to stand up to the Democrats or the media machine backing them. He'd be nothing but an appeaser to their demands.

It is going to take a miracle to even slow down the death of this republic. Newt is not a miracle, but he's all we have. And I believe that it is possible (though not probable) that he would show some hidden depths and strengths were he to be elected. Romney is a caricature of a leader.

And, as a cold hard matter of reality, Romney absolutely cannot win. I knew McCain (the lying back stabber) couldn't win, but I voted for him. Not doing that again.

135 posted on 01/26/2012 8:43:51 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the weren't really there)
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To: Jim Robinson


136 posted on 01/26/2012 8:46:56 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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To: Night Hides Not

“That was Bob Dole before Viagra. He’s still a coot, though. “

I think the real reason he was using that Viagra was so he didn’t roll out of bed at night.

137 posted on 01/26/2012 8:55:49 PM PST by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: SharpRightTurn

I was only listing the LOSERS. I agree with you about Bush. he was a disappointment to me. That’s why his brother would not be an acceptable candidate either. Besides, I loathe the abortion loving Barbara Bush.

138 posted on 01/26/2012 9:00:13 PM PST by veritas2002
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To: CharlotteVRWC
a non-vote is a vote for Obama.

No, it isn't. It's simply a non-vote. Things are what they are.
139 posted on 01/26/2012 9:32:24 PM PST by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country. LOOKING FOR ROLEPLAYERS. Check Profile.)
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To: houeto
Yes, and it will probably get BITS ugly. Bring it. No Mitt! No Way!

Wow you sure are brave now. Let's see how you act if things really did hit the fan.

140 posted on 01/26/2012 9:36:44 PM PST by chargers fan
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