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Posted on 01/31/2012 10:01:12 AM PST by tomkat
Have at it y'all !
Hey Florida -- let's show the Nation and all the RINO slugs some TeaPower today !
This one oughta be good for a couple thousand !
( oy, my poor ping page ! )
Florida is a CLOSED primary.
Consider the source.... Washington Post.
My thanks - 1 AM my time for polls to close, and about two hours for results to come in.
It is going to be a LONG night!
Idiot! That is what early voting is for!
Don’t risk your health again - we don’t need another Democrat voter!
Be safe and healthy.
Newt wins in a shocker!!!
Late deciders were fed up with Romney trying to buy nomination and revolted!!!
Whatever happens in FLA, the Newtonian Revolution will go on. Big Ideas must beat Big Money or we are just a bunch of sheep caving into the establishment. Wake Up America!!! If you want to shock the system - you have to be willing to rock the system. Go Newt!!!
If you go to Real Clear Politics site, last three polls had a single digit lead for Romney yet that has not been reported anywhere.
Want to keep conservatives demoralized.
Did my patriotic American duty and voted for Newt here in Jacksonville, FL! There was just the one race on the ballot so I was in and out within a couple minutes. No lines, but there was a steady stream of people coming through.
Go Florida! Don’t make me come down there and kya!
Lots of working people vote after work.
Thank you patriot! WHOOHOO!
If Gingrich loses in Fla., can he come back again? (YES)
I think folks should take a look at how sneaky, petulant and underhanded Santorum has been in the South Carolina and Florida debates.
I’ve highlighted two excepts from both debates from transcripts. I’ll supply the links to the transcripts at the end of my observations.
The question is: Who’s the best person to take on President Obama? I would make the argument that a conviction conservative who has a clear contrast with President Obama on the most important issues of the day is the best person — someone who has a clear contrast on health care, a clear contrast on global warming, a clear contrast on the Wall Street bailout — will talk about the one issue — [that huge issue in the last couple of years where government has come in and taken over, and both Newt and Governor Romney have supported that.huge issue in the last couple of years where government has come in and taken over, and both Newt and Governor Romney have supported that.]
(Keep in mind they didn’t have the option to rebut)
I’ll repeat the question for you. Why do you think you’re the best, most qualified person on this stage to beat President Obama?
SANTORUM: I agree with the previous two speakers that this is a big election. This is an election about fundamental freedom. It’s about who America is going to be.
Are we a country that’s going to be built great from the bottom up, as our founders intended, or from the top down?
I just think I’m a lot better than the previous two speakers to be able to make that case to the American people. I’m not for a top- down government-run health care system. I wasn’t for the Wall Street bailouts like these two gentlemen were.
Governor Romney talks about the private sector and how he’s going to bring private sector. When the private sector was in trouble, he voted for government to come in and take over the private sector and be able to — and to bail them out.
Cap-and-trade — both of them bought into the global warming hoax, bought into the cap-and-trade, top-down control of our energy and manufacturing sector.
If you look at President Obama’s speech the other night, what did he lead with? He lead with manufacturing. He led with manufacturing why? Because the base of his party, the ones that are always the ones — not the base — the swing vote in his party, the ones that Ronald Reagan was able to get — we call them Reagan Democrats up in Pennsylvania. Those are the blue-collar working people of America who know that this president has left them behind. He has a plan for them, and it’s more dependency, not work, not opportunity.
So he went out and tried to make a play for manufacturing. That’s been the center point of my campaign. The center point of my campaign is to be able to win the industrial heartland, get those Reagan Democrats back, talking about manufacturing, talking about building that ladder of success all the way down so people can climb all the way up.
That’s why I’m the best person to be able to go out and win the states that are necessary to win this presidency and govern with the mandate that Newt just talked about.
(Again he attacks Newt and Romney when they can’t respond)
It may backfire if a bunch of Santorum/Paul supporters decide they dislike the idea of Mitt winning Florida more than they like the idea of their favorite winning.
Are results allowed to be released before election day?
I’m very interested in that too and will be watching it very closely. At least we know these are all R votes and no Dems will be voting on our candidates. The I-4 corridor will be interesting.
Southeast Florida is more liberal.... Palm Beach, Broward (and to a lesser extent St. Lucie and Miami-Dade Counties).... BUT, Tallahassee and Gadsden counties in North Florida are also blue liberal oasis’s in seas of “redness”! Alachua County (Gainesville) is one of the most liberal areas in Florida because of the university. The Cuban-Americans are trying to turn Miami into GOP Central and Miami Beach is quite blue, but the blacks are having no part of it and will always vote D and/or color. I have often wondered if they would vote for a black Republican over a white Democrat, which would matter more? Party or color?
It would be a miracle if this would happen (and I hope it does). It would also be hilarious to watch everyone who was SO sure Mitt would win ‘eat crow’, feathers & all, although it would make the enviro-whackos very unhappy - crows would become extinct.
>> “I know of a woman who dug in her garden and the soil was from China” <<
How long is her shovel handle?
Moderates will vote for Romney because he’s handsome and looks presidential. They don’t care that an extreme leftist political manipulator like Soros supports both Romney and Obama.