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Oliver North supports Newt, won’t ‘entertain the nightmare’ of an Obama re-election
The Daily Caller ^ | 02/10/2012 | Michelle Fields

Posted on 02/10/2012 5:39:48 AM PST by Josh Painter

Retired U.S. Marine Corps officer Oliver North told The Daily Caller that he would like to see former House Speaker Newt Gingrich as commander in chief, saying that another four years of President Barack Obama would be “a nightmare.”

North told TheDC at the Conservative Political Action Conference that “two years ago, when [Gingrich] suggested he might run, he asked for my support. I pledged I would do it,” he said. (RELATED: More interviews from CPAC)

“It’s time for us to hire a commander in chief who doesn’t feel necessary to run around the world apologizing for America,” said North.

“I’m deeply concerned that if we don’t hire a new commander in chief… we can indeed end up in very, very serious jeopardy in this country,” he added.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


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KEYWORDS: endorsement; endorsements; nationalsecurity; newt2012; newtgingrich; olivernorth
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Oliver North, Michael Reagan, Rick Perry, Herman Cain, Fred Thompson, J. C. Watts, Art Laffer, Bud McFarlane, Chuck Norris, Todd Palin, Joe Barton, Zell Miller, Bill McCollum, Carl Paladino, Tim LaHaye, Thomas Sowell, Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, and many others have endorsed Newt.
1 posted on 02/10/2012 5:40:02 AM PST by Josh Painter
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To: Josh Painter

This is wonderful, just wonderful. I’ve always liked Oliver North.


2 posted on 02/10/2012 5:44:49 AM PST by SatinDoll (NO FOREIGN NATIONALS AS OUR U.S.A. PRESIDENT)
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To: Josh Painter; SatinDoll
Thanks for posting. The endorsement of Ollie North is a valuable thing. You'll also like today's Townhall piece by Ollie North (if you haven't seen it already)
3 posted on 02/10/2012 5:51:11 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: TitansAFC; onyx

ping


4 posted on 02/10/2012 5:51:47 AM PST by monkapotamus
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To: Josh Painter

Wow! Zell Miller...I missed it. Any links on him?


5 posted on 02/10/2012 5:57:03 AM PST by FES0844
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To: FES0844

Zell is national co-chairman of Newt’s presidential campaign:

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/162935-gingrich-taps-former-conservative-dem-senator-as-campaign-co-chairman


6 posted on 02/10/2012 6:07:59 AM PST by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: Josh Painter
Newt has some good people for him.

OTOH, he's been getting his tail kicked since S.C.

For the record, I think Newt would probably be a decent president. In a head-to-head with Santorum I'd probably vote for him.

OTOH, he's been getting his tail kicked since S.C.

Santorum, meanwhile, has been doing some tail-kicking.

Say no to Mitt.

7 posted on 02/10/2012 6:12:18 AM PST by Tribune7 (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: Josh Painter

Super! I met LtCol North while he was campaigning for U.S. Senator from VA. Ollie knows well how the “insiders” club works against honest Conservatives. When Ollie ran for U.S. Senator from VA, VA’s senior U.S. Senator, John Warner, would not endorse Ollie and actually supported the Democrat in that race.

Note: For the benefit of those unfamiliar w/VA political history, former U.S. Senator, John Warner, was a prominent “RINO” “country club” Republican and should not be confused w/VA’s current U.S. Senator, Mark Warner, a Democrat.)


8 posted on 02/10/2012 6:29:49 AM PST by Ozymandias Ghost
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To: Josh Painter

Given his strong feelings on the role of the Commander-in-Chief, it stands to reason that Perry should have had his endorsement early on in the process.


9 posted on 02/10/2012 7:04:23 AM PST by jersey117 (Perry 2012)
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To: Ozymandias Ghost; Josh Painter

If you haven’t seen this, read it:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2844569/posts

After reading the first two chapters of Tricia Ericson’s book CAN MITT ROMNEY SERVE TWO MASTERS on Amazon and the above article.

It seems a possibility that Mitt removed Michael Steele because of the anti any one of color, or not being able to manipulate Steele, Mitt then replaced him with a compliant man at the top who allowes him to place his people in positions within the RNC.

What do you think?


10 posted on 02/10/2012 7:13:20 AM PST by hoosiermama (Stand with God and Sarah, the Gipper and Newt will be standing next to you.)
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To: Josh Painter

I would love to have Oliver North as our president.


11 posted on 02/10/2012 7:20:22 AM PST by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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To: Josh Painter; SatinDoll

These are good people and real conservatives. I like North and have always felt a great deal of respect for him.


12 posted on 02/10/2012 7:28:37 AM PST by livius
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To: Tribune7
Severely fragmenting the conservative vote, as well as diluting our effort, is hardly what I would call “tail-kicking”. Especially when the candidate getting all this chaotic attention, based on little to nothing, is not at all what he is claimed to be.

This will wind up in another disaster similar to 2008. Mark my words.

13 posted on 02/10/2012 7:38:27 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: Josh Painter

True patriots all! the absolute creme de la creme of true American patriots are behind Newt! include Jim Robinson on the list.
The fact is NOT a candidate running accomplished so much for our country as Gingrich. God bless Ollie! I loved working for him in Virginia and what a beautiful family he has...the media went after North just like they are going after Newt. It was a hell of a battle. Same scenario..the gop establishment split and went after Ollie which resulted in Chuck Robb winning. Eventually Robb lost to Allen. GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO NEWT! God bless the true American heroes that know a great candidate when they see one and it isnt Mitt or Rick!


14 posted on 02/10/2012 7:44:11 AM 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

“It seems a possibility that Mitt removed Michael Steele because of the anti any one of color, or not being able to manipulate Steele, Mitt then replaced him with a compliant man at the top who allowes him to place his people in positions within the RNC.

What do you think?”

I think you are crazy. Steele got dumped because fundraising was less than expected. The election to replace Steele went about 6 ballots. This is stupid. If you organize a coup you make sure it does not go 6 ballots or you don’t do a coup.


15 posted on 02/10/2012 7:51:19 AM PST by staytrue
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To: Josh Painter; onyx; TitansAFC; TBBT; RitaOK; Goldie Lurks; ez; caww; b9; Gator113

Great American patriots behind Newt!


16 posted on 02/10/2012 8:00:53 AM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: Josh Painter

Great line up of endorsements. I wish that all or several of these folks would hit the campaign trail with Newt. Time is of the essence!


17 posted on 02/10/2012 8:11:40 AM PST by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Josh Painter

Great!


18 posted on 02/10/2012 8:24:37 AM PST by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: Josh Painter; Jim Robinson; jazusamo; DJ MacWoW; trisham; RedMDer

Woo-Hoo!

Newt gets Ollie North’s endorsement!!

GO NEWT!!!


19 posted on 02/10/2012 8:25:33 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Josh Painter

Excellent news.


20 posted on 02/10/2012 8:25:39 AM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO--itÂ’s about the survival of our country!!)
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To: katiedidit1; TitansAFC; TBBT; RitaOK; Goldie Lurks; ez; caww; b9; Gator113
YOU BETCHA!

21 posted on 02/10/2012 8:27:56 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: onyx

Another patriot, another REAL conservative.

GO NEWT GO—it’s about the survival of our country!!


22 posted on 02/10/2012 8:27:56 AM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO--itÂ’s about the survival of our country!!)
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To: onyx
Excellent!
23 posted on 02/10/2012 8:40:22 AM 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: Josh Painter; onyx; 2rightsleftcoast; abner; ACAC; advertising guy; amom; AnalogReigns; Anoreth; ...
Oliver North supports Newt Gingrich. Thanks for the ping, onyx! GO NEWT!

OLIVER NORTH PING!

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Please Freepmail me to be added to the Ollie North ping list.

24 posted on 02/10/2012 8:41:05 AM PST by jazusamo (Character assassination is just another form of voter fraud: Thomas Sowell)
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To: onyx
Woo Hoo!!!!

25 posted on 02/10/2012 8:44:47 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: Josh Painter

Oliver North is nothing short of an American Hero and deserves to have his opinions respected!


26 posted on 02/10/2012 8:47:47 AM PST by Bigun ("The most fearsome words in the English language are I'm from the government and I'm here to help!")
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To: SatinDoll

Great!


27 posted on 02/10/2012 8:49:16 AM PST by fabian (" And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter")
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To: jazusamo

WOO-HOO! We love Ollie North!!!!


28 posted on 02/10/2012 8:49:24 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: PSYCHO-FREEP
Severely fragmenting the conservative vote, as well as diluting our effort, is hardly what I would call “tail-kicking”.

No, I meant that Santorum was doing the tail-kicking, not Newt.

29 posted on 02/10/2012 8:49:36 AM PST by Tribune7 (GAS WAS $1.85 per gallon on the day Obama was Inaugurated! - - freeper Gaffer)
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To: hoosiermama
What do you think?

___________________

Hi Hoosiermama-

Well, I think there are a lot of folks angry w/the GOP and venting about it ...not surprising; we're all angry w/the GOP elitists!

Everyone who has read my posts knows how I feel about Romney; however, criticizing someone’s religion always worries me; because it appears to strike at the very heart of the Constitution and our system of government which I believe in so deeply. (You should understand that I have only known a very few Mormon's personally; and, of those I have known, all appeared to be decent, honest people.)

That said, there are some real “horror story” exposee’s being posted on FR from individuals purporting to have broken free from the Mormon Church.

So, I am both alert and concerned about this potential; however, it is also possible that these posts are not factual or relate only to some extreme faction of the Mormon Church. For instance, I am not a Baptist; however, I have quite a few Baptist friends and I doubt they would want to be characterized as being the same as those jerks in KS who claim to be “Baptists” when they picket the funerals of service members.

So, I am still trying to form an opinion on the Mormon Church and it's policies/values. But whatever opinion I arrive at; it will not make my opinion of Romney any better; and, for me, that is the most significant thing to stay focused upon.

Even if the allegations are true about the Mormon Church; it is always politically dangerous to pursue that type of criticism as most Americans are instinctively sensitive and repelled by any criticism of someone’s religion. In essence, the “knee jerk” factor would not be in favor of those criticizing Romney for his being a member of the Mormon Church.

I think I will order the book from Amazon and see what Ms Ericson has to say.

Take care,

-Geoff

30 posted on 02/10/2012 8:49:45 AM PST by Ozymandias Ghost
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To: Bigun

BTTT


31 posted on 02/10/2012 8:50:07 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Tribune7
"OTOH, he's been getting his tail kicked since S.C."

Yes, and mostly for violating the 11th commandment on a minuscule budget and establishing a 'mean' image. I believe that if he had just ignored Mitt and instead campaigned as hard against Obama, Newt would be on top now - and our next president.

32 posted on 02/10/2012 9:03:38 AM PST by Buffalo Head (Illigitimi non carborundum)
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33 posted on 02/10/2012 9:07:26 AM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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Bump!


34 posted on 02/10/2012 9:09:07 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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35 posted on 02/10/2012 9:10:30 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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36 posted on 02/10/2012 9:23:58 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Tribune7; PSYCHO-FREEP

Yes, he means the unscathed Santorum who hasn’t been subjected to Romney’s slime machine.


37 posted on 02/10/2012 9:28:40 AM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Josh Painter

Excellent. I really think Newt is the man for out times. He has the experience and the Conservatism needed. Santorum just does not have the experience needed at this time. Rick would make a good Vice President under Newt. GO NEWT GO!


38 posted on 02/10/2012 9:35:20 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: Ozymandias Ghost
Everyone who has read my posts knows how I feel about Romney; however, criticizing someone’s religion always worries me; because it appears to strike at the very heart of the Constitution and our system of government which I believe in so deeply. (You should understand that I have only known a very few Mormon's personally; and, of those I have known, all appeared to be decent, honest people.)

Agreed on the criticism. I'm steering clear(see below):

There's another book I like entitled Mormonism,Mama, and me by Granny Geer. Used to do outreaches at the Brigham Young University in Liae, Oahu, Hi back in the 70's and to be honest yes, Mormonism is a cult( Pearl of Great Price, Doctrines and Covenants and their Book of Mormon "added" to the Bible which the Bible says the curses will be added unto them Rev 22:19 and somewhere I think in Deuteronomy, not going there this AM)

To be honest though, the Mormons going door to door on the North Shore of Oahu and elsewhere were some of the nicest most God fearing folks I met. I'm not a Romney fan at all but I certainly would feel much more comfortable with a Mormon in the WH than a sorta muzzie Black theology divider in there that has proven not just his racism but he hasn't a clue on uniting. The Hx of the Mormon church is an eye opener and has some extremely weird beliefs and being a Messianic Jew I'd be careful and laugh at their old statements they were the lost tribes or Israel, and more. But again, I'll reiterate what so many of my Christian friends have said about devout Mormons one friend saying," hey they might be Mormons but danged if they are good examples of what a Christian should be." I'm not going to bash them though for their beliefs because I don't want to create a sh**storm of a debate I'm not willing to entertain. have fun in your search. It gets real interesting real fast!

39 posted on 02/10/2012 9:42:50 AM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: onyx

The Lemmings shift with the wind. Now they are all swarming Santorum and really dont know why.


40 posted on 02/10/2012 9:46:43 AM PST by PSYCHO-FREEP (If you come to a fork in the road, take it........)
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To: onyx
Oh JOY!!!!! This is good news.

I see Newt's letting Santorum ride the wave for a time....good move. There's no doubt in my mind that SAntorum and Newt are communicating and this to take out Romney and oppose the medias push for Romney.

Our guys will win in the end I think, but it's going to be war from here on in....and we'll see many twists ahead as well. I trust Newt's tactics and how he's moving throughout this Primary......wonderful to watch.

41 posted on 02/10/2012 10:00:25 AM PST by caww
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To: Ozymandias Ghost
Well first of all you need to see the LDS for what it is at the top levels...it's not a religion it's a institution/corporation with a political agenda.

On a religious level....and as with many cults who use Christian verbiage etc. to recruit members, and then utilize a “steps” program of qualifying for membership....followed by be;ieve and devotion only to their organization...so too is the LDS programs of “initiation”. Thus they lay claim to being the “only” true religion....which is on mark to all cultism practices and why the Christian community has never accepted LDS as a Christian organization or church.

Even their leadership has proclaimed the Christ they serve is not the same Christ of Christianity. And the LDS went into major damage control once that cat was out of the bag.

LDS is a counterfeit religion....make no mistake about that. But the problem with Romney is that he is basically one of their “high Priests”.....would you vote for a catholic bishop or priest for President? Of course not.

It does matter what our President's beliefs are....I would prefer an atheist as President rather than a cults leader.

Further Romney is not who people would be voting for....it will be the leadership of the LDS and they will determine how this country will go...Romney will simply comply.

42 posted on 02/10/2012 10:12:57 AM PST by caww
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To: Josh Painter
I'm with Ollie. Newt is the only candidate in the race who has actually demonstrated his conservatism in the real world. The others talk the talk. Newt has walked the walk, and will do so again, if we get him into the White House.


43 posted on 02/10/2012 10:15:44 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
Oliver North, Michael Reagan, Rick Perry, Herman Cain, Fred Thompson, J. C. Watts, Art Laffer, Bud McFarlane, Chuck Norris, Todd Palin, Joe Barton, Zell Miller, Bill McCollum, Carl Paladino, Tim LaHaye, Thomas Sowell, Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, and many others have endorsed Newt.

I love LtC Oliver North! Newt is amassing an A-list of conservative endorsements. I didn't know, and just learned on this thread, that Zell Miller has been the co-chairman of Newt's national presidential campaign since May. Like many conservatives, I love Zell Miller as well.

One might wish that there had been a more visible campaign to let potential supporters know who all has endorsed Newt. It sure might help.

44 posted on 02/10/2012 10:16:25 AM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: onyx

Romney speaking right now at CPAC here:

http://www.rentadrone.tv/cnn-live-stream/


45 posted on 02/10/2012 10:16:59 AM PST by caww
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To: onyx

Am going to listen to see what nonesense he’s going to deliver today....he’s already stumbling and fumbling


46 posted on 02/10/2012 10:19:31 AM PST by caww
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To: Windflier

Go NEWT Go!!!!!! That’s our man! What a pleasure it’s been donating to his campaign...putting my money where my mouth is!


47 posted on 02/10/2012 10:22:25 AM PST by caww
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To: caww
What a pleasure it’s been donating to his campaign...putting my money where my mouth is!

We've got a deal that's going to pay us handsomely sometime in the next month. I'm going to send Newt something just as soon as we get paid.

Like you said, we've got to put our money where our mouth is.

48 posted on 02/10/2012 10:27:47 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: onyx
Santorum who hasn’t been subjected to Romney’s slime machine.

It won't happen in full force until it is obvious to the slime machine Newt is out of the race. Then Santorum has served his purpose.

49 posted on 02/10/2012 10:28:31 AM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Karliner

I would feel best if neither Obama or Romney were occupying the White House after January 2013. I could only make a decision between them under the greatest duress. Perhaps that will be the case on election day; but I certainly hope not!


50 posted on 02/10/2012 10:38:04 AM PST by Ozymandias Ghost
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