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Greta: Is the Florida Primary NOT OVER?????
gretawire.foxnewsinsider.com ^ | Feb 1, 2012 | by Greta Van Susteren

Posted on 02/01/2012 4:04:58 PM PST by Jim Robinson

"See below what I received from FNC Carl Cameron! This is really wild! More possible Florida election problems?"

Tampa, FL — Florida’s primary might not be over just yet.

The Newt Gingrich campaign is gearing up to challenge the results of the florida primary based on the Republican National Committee’s own rules which state that no contest can be winner take all prior to April 1, 2012. (See attached RNC memo.)

The Gingrich campaign plans to challenge Florida’s winner take all status & demand proportional allocation of delegates.

Fox News has learned that Thursday, a Florida Gingrich campaign official will begin the process of trying to have the RNC rules enforced so that the Sunshine State delegates are proportionately allocated.

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus warned Florida Republican Party Chairman Lenny Curry of the violation in a December letter quoting the rule, “…’winner-take-all’ states cannot hold a primary or caucus before April 1, 2012.”

(Excerpt) Read more at gretawire.foxnewsinsider.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: arizona; delegates; elections; fl2012; flaprimary; flaprimaryresults; florida; gingrich; newt; primary; republican; rnc; rominee; rules; teapartyrebellion
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To: Jim Robinson

Heh.

I’m not sure how easy it will be to bring suit against the Republican Establishment when the Republican Establishment is both judge and jury. But this could provide some VERY useful publicity, if nothing else.

The short version: RNC cheats.


51 posted on 02/01/2012 4:24:00 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Jim Robinson

Please let this pan out!

Anyone know what the new break-down of delegates would be if Newt prevails?


52 posted on 02/01/2012 4:24:05 PM PST by KJC1
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To: GnL
Quote from article.

"RNC Chairman Reince Priebus warned Florida Republican Party Chairman Lenny Curry of the violation in a December letter quoting the rule, “…’winner-take-all’ states cannot hold a primary or caucus before April 1, 2012.”

53 posted on 02/01/2012 4:24:05 PM PST by Spunky (Sarah Palin on Polls "Poles are for Strippers and Cross Country Skiers")
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To: Jim Robinson
Excellent... and I hope he tears up Willard's bony ass... Newt is really burning his last few bridges to the GOP establishment behind him... I'm in!!

  Washington-delaware-l

Newt Gingrich is looking to make history...  

Again.

In December 1776, the future of America hung on the fate of a bedraggled army barely a step ahead of annihilation. When the British fleet arrived in New York, an American soldier marveled it was as if “all London was afloat.”

After several devastating defeats, his troops exhausted, Washington decided to cross the Delaware on Christmas and surprise the British in Trenton.  If the raid backfired, the war was likely over, and he would be captured and killed.

Washington’s troops crossed the river that night, in flat-bottomed boats, tossed by ice floes and raging winds.  Once on land, they marched nine miles to Trenton in a driving snowstorm.  Washington considered calling it off, but he'd come too far.

Arriving at Trenton, the spirited troops surprised the British, and the battle ended quickly, 1000 British killed or captured, to two American combat deaths.

Washington followed with another victory at Princeton, and several after that.   In the space of a few weeks, American troops irreversibly changed the dynamic of the war.

In other words, a moment in history when a few ALL-IN men changed the world.

 

Newt Gingrich is looking for ALL-IN men and women to stand up to the power brokers and playmakers in Washington, DC

Join us today.

           http://www.newt.org             

 

with special thanks to Rich               

54 posted on 02/01/2012 4:24:15 PM PST by true believer forever (First, they came for the rich.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Great-they set their rules now let’s play hard ball to make them keep their rules in check. I think Newt can win this thing if he keeps focused and stops arguing with Romney about not being a conservative and so on- Stay on the topics, Newt. Let Mitt call you all kinds of names, the people out here can settle that part. Stay on the Issues where you are the best at. if someone speaks to Newt in high places, advise him to stop arguing with Mitt. They are doing this on purpose, Newt.


55 posted on 02/01/2012 4:24:29 PM PST by Christie at the beach
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To: livius

Correct, Newt has many skills and he won’t walk away from this, I love it. :-)


56 posted on 02/01/2012 4:24:33 PM PST by jazusamo (Character assassination is just another form of voter fraud: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Jim Robinson
Damn straight Newt! You go boy! If it's their own rules, shove it right down their collective establishment, moderate-loveing throats!

Schadenfreude!


57 posted on 02/01/2012 4:25:21 PM PST by JaguarXKE
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To: Jim Robinson

I think it’s a preemptive strike to keep the RNC from changing the rules again and awarding Romney ALL of the Florida delegates instead of the half that they were sanctioning them for changing their Primary date.


58 posted on 02/01/2012 4:25:57 PM PST by The Working Man (The mantra for BO's reign...."No Child Left a Dime")
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To: pepsi_junkie

Haha. No, I got the runaround since I’ve moved 3 times in 2 years...


59 posted on 02/01/2012 4:26:22 PM PST by goseminoles
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To: Jim Robinson
This has to put some high test gas in Newt's tank, he has to keep fighting the phonies in this alleged conservative party. Go Newt, bust some high flying balloons.
60 posted on 02/01/2012 4:26:22 PM PST by boomop1 (term limits is the only way to save this country.)
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To: Jim Robinson

What a poker player. I wonder how long he knew that. Obviously, if he won, he wouldn’t mention it I suppose.


61 posted on 02/01/2012 4:26:57 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Jim Robinson
Good news but I am still waiting to see if there is some loophole? "Tuesday night’s Mitt Romney victory in the Sunshine State awarded the former Massachusetts Governor all 50 Florida delegates (the state was already docked half their delegates for moving the election up on the calendar). "
62 posted on 02/01/2012 4:27:28 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: hoosiermama; Brad's Gramma; onyx; Syncro; gonzo; Neil E. Wright; The Shrew; Bob Ireland; ...

I love the smell of GOP-e fear in the morning. Smells like... victory!

When the people fear the establishment, we have tyranny.

When the establishment fears the people, we have Liberty!!

Prayers up for Newt!!


63 posted on 02/01/2012 4:27:28 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is not just brewing, rebellion is here!!)
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To: Jim Robinson
LOL, Mittens foiled again..............Hopefully!
64 posted on 02/01/2012 4:28:01 PM PST by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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To: Jane Long; onyx; RedMDer; Jim Robinson
Told dad he said
The law is the law is the rules.

We had just discussed this earlier this week. Why Florida was exempt from the April lst line. Since the same thing was repeated again and again we thought arrangements had been made BEFORE the primary.

Red looks like were going to have to change the t shirt...Heard several places his campaign spent over 20,000,000 dollars and hopefully the number of delegates will be reduced significantly.

Dad just asked if they would be distributed by total votes or counties as in SC. Newt won more counties than Mitt.

No wonder Newt didn't call Willard last night....This has been in the works since that December email. Wonder how many more aces NEWTron has up this sleeve?????

BIG SMILE here!

Woo Hoo
Rebellion is Brewing

65 posted on 02/01/2012 4:28:01 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God: Newt, and Sarah will be right next to you.)
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To: Jim Robinson

My recommendation is to be very careful with this one. If it goes the wrong way, Romney could end up getting 100 delegates from Florida. However, it is worth a try anyway.


66 posted on 02/01/2012 4:28:30 PM PST by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: Jim Robinson

Arizona is at the end of Feb’y, and they are a winner take all state—another violation of the RNC directive.

Mr. Priebus needs to get his act together.


67 posted on 02/01/2012 4:28:33 PM PST by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. We have ideas-the Dems only have ideology.)
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To: troy McClure

Saving


68 posted on 02/01/2012 4:29:11 PM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Jim Robinson

LOL Brilliant, needed a laugh, Newt uses their own rules and to think Romney spent over 20 million on a state,my state which is not winner takes all after all.

RNC Rules , got to go by rules you know.

Loving it , up yours Romney and establishment and FOX


69 posted on 02/01/2012 4:29:58 PM PST by manc (FOX, DRUDGE, HAS BEEN DISGUSTING IN THEIR BIASED ATTACKS V NEWT. I HATE OUR BIASED LIBERAL MEDIA.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Go Chads, Go!


70 posted on 02/01/2012 4:30:17 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: hoosiermama

Rebellion is brewing! There’s Something in the Air!


71 posted on 02/01/2012 4:30:23 PM PST by true believer forever (First, they came for the rich.)
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To: hoosiermama

Wait...does anyone know if there is a loophole? “Tuesday night’s Mitt Romney victory in the Sunshine State awarded the former Massachusetts Governor all 50 Florida delegates (the state was already docked half their delegates for moving the election up on the calendar). “ SO if Fla already docked HALF of their delegates and moved the election UP does that mean they had 100 delegates? okay, dumb question but I want to be sure on this before I celebrate


72 posted on 02/01/2012 4:30:37 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: jiggyboy
man what is it with Florida and elections

We jes likes to keep things interesting... ;0)

73 posted on 02/01/2012 4:31:02 PM PST by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Prayers going up for Newt!


74 posted on 02/01/2012 4:31:21 PM PST by MEG33 (O Lord, Please Guide Our Nation)
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To: boomop1
Romney just sh** a brick.

It would have been a dozen pink Twinkies, but Hostess unionized themselves into bankruptcy.

75 posted on 02/01/2012 4:32:06 PM PST by HKMk23 (You're always giving someone a piece of your mind, and you wonder that you've no peace of mind?)
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To: Jim Robinson

Bulldog Newt.

76 posted on 02/01/2012 4:32:08 PM PST by McGruff (46 States To Go)
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To: shelterguy

WHAT!?

No Drudge siren?

Must not be news.


77 posted on 02/01/2012 4:32:35 PM PST by Momotaro
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To: Thunder90

—>My recommendation is to be very careful with this one. If it goes the wrong way, Romney could end up getting 100 delegates from Florida. However, it is worth a try anyway.

If anything, this stops the RNC in trying to do that (making them follow the rules they changed) so win/win on both accounts.


78 posted on 02/01/2012 4:33:10 PM PST by Christie at the beach
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To: boomop1
Romney just sh** a brick.

The Trump news may force him to crank out another one...

79 posted on 02/01/2012 4:33:31 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Even if secession from the Union is not allowed, can we expulsion from the Union? What is it with the State of Confusion and elections?


80 posted on 02/01/2012 4:34:09 PM PST by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: true believer forever
Use as often as you wish...New t-shirt with corrected information has been ordered LOL


Click to Donate to Newt Gingrich

81 posted on 02/01/2012 4:34:09 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God: Newt, and Sarah will be right next to you.)
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To: Jim Robinson
South Carolina wouldn't be included in that rule, would it?

Hopefully not

82 posted on 02/01/2012 4:34:21 PM PST by tsowellfan (If its between Obama and Romney, there isnt all that much difference - George Soros)
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To: All
former FL Ag and Newt supporter Bill McCollum— whom they name as the lead on this. The RNC has already acknowledged that it is Winner Take All. The only place and time that Gingrich campaign can bring this up is during the RNC’ s Committee on Contests hearing which congregates 2 weeks before the RNC Convention in Tampa in August or have enough RNC delegates on the floor to challenge it. They are playing this down as perplexing and almost desperate.

http://gretawire.foxnewsinsider.com/2012/02/01/republican-party-of-florida-fully-perplexed-it-just-got-hot-very-hot/

83 posted on 02/01/2012 4:34:29 PM PST by fml
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To: Jim Robinson

what would be REALLY funny is if they switched it to winner take all by county... since Gingrich won more counties :P


84 posted on 02/01/2012 4:34:40 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Tennessee Nana

love that tagline!


85 posted on 02/01/2012 4:34:46 PM PST by greyfoxx39 (Romney seems like a creature put on Earth to blend in with the humans and report back what he finds.)
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To: hoosiermama

NEWTZILLA ON THE MOVE!! ESTABLISHMENT AND ROMNEY LOVING BIASED MEDIA PREPARE FOR INCOMING!


86 posted on 02/01/2012 4:34:52 PM PST by sheikdetailfeather (Click "UNDO" on OBAMA! VOTE NEWT!)
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To: jiggyboy

Thank you so much for posting that vivid reminder of the history of Florida elections. My husband and are are laughing so hard we are wiping tears!

They will really be tears of Joy if this works out for Newt!


87 posted on 02/01/2012 4:35:05 PM PST by conservativejoy
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To: jaycee; left that other site

In case you missed this.


88 posted on 02/01/2012 4:35:46 PM PST by MEG33 (O Lord, Please Guide Our Nation)
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To: Irish Eyes

In other words it’s Iowa all over again, where the MSM gives the win and bounce to the wrong guy. In this case they announced it’s a giant win for Romney when it’s not.


89 posted on 02/01/2012 4:36:39 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Jim Robinson

This is such a time for that quotation. Thx JR.


90 posted on 02/01/2012 4:36:44 PM PST by sodpoodle ( Newt - God has tested him for a reason...... to celebrate life and embrace the future.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Willard: “Damn, what do I have to do to buy an election?”


91 posted on 02/01/2012 4:37:06 PM PST by The Citizen Soldier (America needs Gingrich in 2012 about as much as England needed Churchill in 1940!)
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To: Jim Robinson
I love the smell of GOP-e fear...

I'm tellin' ya, Jim, GOP-e is good, but GOPee is a whole lot more accurate.

If Newt keeps barking like this, it could be a soggy campaign for the elites.

92 posted on 02/01/2012 4:37:57 PM PST by HKMk23 (You're always giving someone a piece of your mind, and you wonder that you've no peace of mind?)
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Bump!


93 posted on 02/01/2012 4:38:12 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: who knows what evil?

A $17,000,000.00 brick


94 posted on 02/01/2012 4:38:20 PM PST by boomop1 (term limits is the only way to save this country.)
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To: hoosiermama

“Need to reopen the prayer thread...If ever we needed to fall on our Knees for Knewt it’s now. Praise the Lord for things to come.”

We were all praying and see what happened - answer to prayer.


95 posted on 02/01/2012 4:39:15 PM PST by Marcella (Newt will smash Hussein in debates. Newt needs money.)
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To: goseminoles
They were all run by hippies and people that looked like occupiers..

Yeah, what a bunch of occupackers.

96 posted on 02/01/2012 4:39:26 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Spunky

I don’t mean to be a party-pooper here, but wasn’t SC a winner-take-all state?


97 posted on 02/01/2012 4:39:51 PM PST by gramho12
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To: umgud

Santorum and Paul should join Newt.


98 posted on 02/01/2012 4:40:02 PM PST by Anti-Hillary (No Jesus, No Peace! Know Jesus, Know Peace!)
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To: katiedidit1

The following website will give you all kinds of data on the election processes by state and nationally. Spend some time clicking around the various links.

http://www.thegreenpapers.com/P12/

The following link gives you state by state info on delegates and how they are determined. Click the state for state specific info.

http://www.thegreenpapers.com/P12/paag.phtml


99 posted on 02/01/2012 4:40:09 PM PST by deport (..............God Bless Texas............)
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To: hoosiermama

BIG smile here, too!

Woo hoo!!! Go for it, Newt!!!

Best news I've heard, all day :^)

100 posted on 02/01/2012 4:40:27 PM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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