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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

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To: Jim Robinson

Poor Mittens. I’ll bet he blew out a “hanging chad” when he got wind of this! It’s been a bad day for Mitty what with his feet in his mouth about the poor and all.....

Newt, you da man!


101 posted on 02/01/2012 4:40:34 PM PST by MWestMom (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, But the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: Jim Robinson

Go NEWT!!!! You’re still the smartest guy on that stage even IF you did have an off night and trying to debate with a lying spoonful of jello!!!


102 posted on 02/01/2012 4:40:48 PM PST by Qwackertoo (Gingrich/West 2012)
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To: Vince Ferrer

In our conversation the other night, the fact that unless FL is specifically named as being exempt from the rule they must follow it.

Roberts Rules of order. Motion, Second, question, vote, passed. It’s a rule/the law.

Although they are filing in the FL court system, this also has federal implications since RNC is a federal group and crosses state borders.
If he gets a crooked judge in Florida it could go to SCOTUS. 9-0 ruling. They’re not going to mess with Roberts RUles of Order.


103 posted on 02/01/2012 4:41:20 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God: Newt, and Sarah will be right next to you.)
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To: Red Steel

Damn them time zones!


104 posted on 02/01/2012 4:41:52 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: MWestMom

Mr. Gingrich reminds me of Inspector Gadget.


105 posted on 02/01/2012 4:42:11 PM PST by bvw
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To: Jim Robinson

“Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!

See? We prayed and looked what happened.

Glad you found the article.


106 posted on 02/01/2012 4:42:15 PM PST by Marcella (Newt will smash Hussein in debates. Newt needs money.)
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To: Thunder90

Would like to know if Fla got the go ahead from the RNC to dock half the delegates and hold the primary early? don’t see how they could award all 100 to Romney since that is a clearly stated violation but bet the Romney camp looked into this BEFORE the election.


107 posted on 02/01/2012 4:42:27 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: ROCKLOBSTER
They were all run by hippies and people that looked like occupiers..
Yeah, what a bunch of occupackers.

Anytime I watch video of the occupiers gathered together, it always looked like a large gathering for a John Lennon look alike contest.
108 posted on 02/01/2012 4:42:30 PM PST by ZX12R (FUBO GTFO 2012 ! We should take off and Newt washington from orbit.)
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To: who knows what evil?

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


What Trump news?


109 posted on 02/01/2012 4:43:24 PM PST by little jeremiah (We will have to go through hell to get out of hell)
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To: Thunder90

How so?


110 posted on 02/01/2012 4:43:33 PM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: lonevoice

That would be what the POS deserves for spending that kind of money to do nothing but beat someone to a pulp and then say, it wasn’t me . . . it was my Super PAC.

I saw them mention it on FOX but then my Dad from TX called and I couldn’t wait to get here to read more details.


111 posted on 02/01/2012 4:43:38 PM PST by Qwackertoo (Gingrich/West 2012)
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To: Jim Robinson
Greta just posted this update by Serafin Gomez:

Snipped from:

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

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.

112 posted on 02/01/2012 4:44:25 PM PST by Pebcak
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To: Jim Robinson
Can't be winner-take-all prior to April Fools PLUS Floriduh only gets 50 of its 100 delegates to the convention... oh, what a conundrum!

Well, there is ONLY ONE FAIR WAY out of this:

Raise the delegate count back up to 100 for Floriduh, award Newt the additional 50 for pointing out the problem, and then the 50 awarded on election night gets divied up proportionally.

Fair is fair, right?

113 posted on 02/01/2012 4:44:31 PM PST by C210N (Dems: "We must tax you so that we can buy your votes")
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To: greyfoxx39

(Romney went to Florida and spent $25,000,000 and all he got was a couple of lousy delegates)

I just changed it from the original that was on the T Shirt

(Romney went to Florida and spent $25,000,000 and all he got was 50 lousy delegates)

since Willie Mitty didnt get all 50 etc

we dont know how many he will end up with

I bet hes been driven to coffee...

:)


114 posted on 02/01/2012 4:45:02 PM PST by Tennessee Nana (Romney went to Florida and spent $25,000,000 and all he got was a couple of lousy delegates)
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To: deport

Thank you. I did read that Fla has 99 delegates and they are a winner take all state. Also, it is clear that there is a violation of awarding ALL delegates if the primary is early BUT since Fla deducted HALF of the delegates...would that be a little loop hole the Romney camp was aware of? I dont underestimate the enemy


115 posted on 02/01/2012 4:45:11 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

You ask a question like that and then you post this picture. Look at that guy he probably voted in the Florida elections. LOL!


116 posted on 02/01/2012 4:45:11 PM PST by Spunky (Sarah Palin on Polls "Poles are for Strippers and Cross Country Skiers")
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To: livius

Yes, and do recall that Gingrich is very good at these procedural moves (remember his stint as Speaker). I think he’s dusting off his old skills!

Yes, the Silver Fox has outsmarted them! Go NEWT!!!!


117 posted on 02/01/2012 4:46:12 PM PST by Qwackertoo (Gingrich/West 2012)
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To: humblegunner

OI, We’re up in N FL where men are men.
Well most of us anyway EEK.
It’s the middle and the south of the state which is the problem and has been invaded .

Is your lad back?


118 posted on 02/01/2012 4:47:10 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: nascarnation

119 posted on 02/01/2012 4:47:17 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Amen!!! Go Newt!!!


120 posted on 02/01/2012 4:48:04 PM PST by StPaulRevert
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To: gramho12

I don’t know but SC didn’t change their date and Florida did. I believe that has something to do with it.


121 posted on 02/01/2012 4:48:32 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: ZX12R
I hope Romney has to spend another $17,000,000 fighting to keep all the delegates, and then loses.

Oh my. If that happened, I would laugh myself silly and probably wouldn't be able to stop laughing for days. :-)

122 posted on 02/01/2012 4:48:37 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: umgud

Gingrich, the former House speaker, has won at least 23 delegates of the 25 delegates at stake. Gingrich and Romney were still battling for the final two delegates.

This is the statement for SC.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/campaigns/gingrich-wins-majority-of-delegates-in-south-carolina-whittling-away-at-romneys-lead/2012/01/21/gIQAehv8GQ_story.html


123 posted on 02/01/2012 4:49:17 PM PST by ConfidentConservative (If my people shall humble themselves and pray,I will hear from Heaven and heal their land.)
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To: katiedidit1

Is SC safe from Mittens? How would that differ regarding this rule?

And if that loop hole does exist in FL could Newt be opening a can of worms that could end up with him sharing his SC wins with Mittens?


124 posted on 02/01/2012 4:49:17 PM PST by tsowellfan (If its between Obama and Romney, there isnt all that much difference - George Soros)
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To: traditional1

“they used the Party Rules against Gingrich in VA to keep him off the ballot, so now it’s their turn).”

That rule was by the state party, not the national party. The rule for all the states as regards delegates is made by the national party.


125 posted on 02/01/2012 4:49:17 PM PST by Marcella (Newt will smash Hussein in debates. Newt needs money.)
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To: McGruff

Bulldog Newt.
*****************
Love it!

I sitting here crying like a silly ninny, I am so happy!

We have someone who will stand and fight and not roll over!

GO NEWT!

Though, I do like Newt when he is on Newt message and not Romney trash. Shine on Newt. But sometimes one must fight.


126 posted on 02/01/2012 4:49:33 PM PST by Irenic
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To: gramho12

No, Newt did not get all 25 delegates in SC


127 posted on 02/01/2012 4:49:50 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: Qwackertoo

I’d sure like to see Gingrich prevail here but I don’t hold much hope out for the RNC to enforce their own rules. After all, the “established Reps” are busy touting Marco Rubio for VP despite his apparent disqualifying problem vis-a-vi the pesky “natural born” clause. They don’t seem to interesting in abiding by rules or laws that are inconvenient.


128 posted on 02/01/2012 4:50:30 PM PST by Froggie
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To: Marcella
"That rule was by the state party, not the national party."

Oh; silly me.

I am SURE the State Party is not in touch with the National Party when they are going to change the rules....

/sarc

129 posted on 02/01/2012 4:50:59 PM PST by traditional1 (Stay thirsty, my friends.)
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To: katiedidit1; Jim Robinson

Remember FREEPERS It WAS Freepers who made sure the counting was done legally. Jim you might want to post the names of those freepers or some of the threads.

Katie, It depends on how the rule was written and if Roberts rules of Order were followed. Which rule came first etc.

If it said that all state that now have primaries or caucus... Then FL changed they may have a case...BUT that’s a matter of interpretation.

OR

It it says that all primaries caucus before April 1...

Depends if state were named in the motion or if it was just a general statement...GO PEers aren’t as smart as they think they are....I don’t imagine Newt’s people would be filing the charges unless


130 posted on 02/01/2012 4:51:04 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God: Newt, and Sarah will be right next to you.)
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To: tsowellfan

In SC Newt got 23 and Willard got 2...not winner take all... no problem here...


131 posted on 02/01/2012 4:51:56 PM PST by Froggie
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To: katiedidit1

I’m just worried that the elite will push the counterclaim to the 99 delegates, and that the RINO’s in the RNC will fall and award them to Florida, and that those will end up going to Romney. Conversley, if Newt wins, Newt could get some delegates. Or, it is possible that Florida may face another penalty and have their delegation cut down to 25 or fewer delegates.


132 posted on 02/01/2012 4:52:00 PM PST by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: Pebcak
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.

If I was Newt, I would threaten to run third party if I lose and this matter is not fixed. The RNC has no right to acknowledge anything other than the rules. The rules were not changed, so Florida's delegates must be distributed proportionally.

133 posted on 02/01/2012 4:52:47 PM PST by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: Froggie
In SC Newt got 23 and Willard got 2...not winner take all... no problem here...

Great! Thanks for the info!

134 posted on 02/01/2012 4:52:52 PM PST by tsowellfan (If its between Obama and Romney, there isnt all that much difference - George Soros)
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To: The Citizen Soldier

“Can I buy me a election here?”


135 posted on 02/01/2012 4:52:56 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: tsowellfan

SC is not a winner take all state. Fla is BUT remember that Fla deducted HALF the delegates before the election...I am waiting to see what happens on this or if it was some bizarre loophole that Romney already knew about...remember this man had run for president BEFORE and has the Roves, gop establishment and more on his side..I want to stand up and cheer! but I dont trust the rinos


136 posted on 02/01/2012 4:53:23 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: Tennessee Nana

“I bet hes been driven to coffee...”
Hilarious.... kuddos to you for that zinger!!!


137 posted on 02/01/2012 4:53:23 PM PST by Froggie
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To: fml; Jim Robinson
More News-Republican Party of Florida “fully perplexed?” (It just got hot…very hot!)
138 posted on 02/01/2012 4:53:41 PM PST by Spunky (Sarah Palin on Polls "Poles are for Strippers and Cross Country Skiers")
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To: Spunky

I meant “we” as in you and I, not the head of the FL Republican Party.


139 posted on 02/01/2012 4:56:51 PM PST by GnL
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To: gramho12

NO IN Sc the winner of each county was given the delegate. Newt won all but a few counties. That is why he got most of the delegates.


140 posted on 02/01/2012 4:56:57 PM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God: Newt, and Sarah will be right next to you.)
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To: ZX12R
it always looked like a large gathering for a John Lennon look alike contest.

I'd like to see a video of some guy yelling at a bunch of those stoners

..."Hey bastards!...John Lennon loved Reagan"

...and see their reactions.

141 posted on 02/01/2012 4:57:19 PM PST by ROCKLOBSTER ( Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Actually, this doesn’t surprise me at all. Missouri tried the same stunt and got the same warning. If you look at the list posted the other day you will notice Missouri has a primary AND a caucus. We’d scheduled the primary too early so also had to schedule a causus later. Now, when we go out to vote in our primary it means nothing. The caucus will do the deciding and the heck to what the primary results were.


142 posted on 02/01/2012 4:57:19 PM PST by CH3CN (A stitch in time is worth two in the bush.)
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To: Christie at the beach

agree, Newt needs now to talk about obamacare, in some states like the south homosexual agenda, planned parents hood in all states obamacare, Romneycare, debt in MA, spending in MA, running to the left of Kennedy and was a Dem after other big issues.


143 posted on 02/01/2012 4:57:38 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: hoosiermama
Dad just asked if they would be distributed by total votes or counties as in SC. Newt won more counties than Mitt.

Holy cow! Happy April Fool's Day, Mittens!

144 posted on 02/01/2012 4:58:01 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: manc
Is your lad back?

Nay, he's still out.

Enjoying it though.

145 posted on 02/01/2012 4:59:19 PM PST by humblegunner
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To: Spunky

thanks


146 posted on 02/01/2012 4:59:38 PM PST by fml
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To: troy McClure

Posted fax & phone for RNC on social media sites...lets work it baby!

I am gleeful at the idea of Gingrich sucker punching the official vote tally.


147 posted on 02/01/2012 5:01:45 PM PST by Domestic Church (AMDG ...)
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To: Jim Robinson; onyx; DJ MacWoW; RedMDer; trisham; TheOldLady; musicman; vox_freedom; JoeProBono; ...
Whoa ... Houston, we have a problem.

Angel in the whirlwind, be our shield; Lord, have mercy...


148 posted on 02/01/2012 5:01:45 PM PST by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: Momotaro
WHAT!?

No Drudge siren?

Must not be news.

BWAH!!

149 posted on 02/01/2012 5:01:57 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: traditional1

“Newt CLEARLY has a strong argument here, where the Party is held to its own rules “

Newt has read Saul Alinsky!


150 posted on 02/01/2012 5:01:57 PM PST by DBrow
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