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Michigan to Romney: Go away
http://www.cnn.com ^ | February 14, 2012 | LZ Granderson

Posted on 02/14/2012 6:50:59 PM PST by NKP_Vet

“I might not like a lot of Santorum's views, but at least I know what they are. Saying Romney flip-flops is an insult to flip-flops. That's why, according to a poll by the American Research Group, 33% of Michigan GOP voters say they support Santorum and only 27% support Romney.”

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


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: no2nastyromney; no2romney; no2romneycare; no2romneydeathpanels; no2romneydirt; no2romneyfees; no2romneytaxes; romneyrepudiated; santorum
Even this Michigan liberal writer trusts Santorum over Romney! LOL.
1 posted on 02/14/2012 6:51:04 PM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet

And don’t come back.


2 posted on 02/14/2012 6:55:04 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: NKP_Vet

Editor’s note: LZ Granderson, who writes a weekly column for CNN.com, was named journalist of the year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and a 2011 Online Journalism Award finalist for commentary. He is a senior writer and columnist for ESPN the Magazine and ESPN.com and the 2009 winner of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation award for online journalism


3 posted on 02/14/2012 6:56:54 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Obama: The Dr. Kevorkian of the American economy.)
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To: NKP_Vet

A state with discriminating taste. ;-)


4 posted on 02/14/2012 6:57:29 PM PST by doc1019 (Romney will never get my vote!)
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To: NKP_Vet

Romney is in vast trouble if he does not win. This is where he was born.


5 posted on 02/14/2012 6:58:00 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: NKP_Vet

If Romney loses Michigan, he should pack it in and go home. The only thing worse for him would be losing in Massachusetts. It’s beginning to look like Santorum is going to win this entire thing. I just worry that he can’t win the general. It will be difficult for him to even carry his home state, where the last time he ran, he lost.


6 posted on 02/14/2012 6:58:27 PM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: NKP_Vet

All the latest polls on the 2012 races are listed below by date.

http://www.politico.com/2012-election/presidential-polls/


7 posted on 02/14/2012 7:03:51 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: KoRn
He lost because he WENT ALONG WTH THE ESTABLISHMENT and backed Arlen Specter; Santorum acted like a good little GOPer and went with Bush and the DC establishment RINOS to back Specter. We all know how that turned out. Toomey, the conservative running against Specter barely lost, so Santorum's endorsement might have mattered. Also, Santorum ran against Casey, son of a staunchly prolife and popular Dem governor.

Hopefully, Santorum has learned a thing or two. I believe he can beat Obama, if the voter fraud can be held to a minimum. I still believe Newt is the smartest man in the room, but Santorum with, say, Col West as VP running mate could definitely beat Obama.

This regime has to be stopped.

vaudine

8 posted on 02/14/2012 7:05:41 PM PST by vaudine
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To: OrangeHoof
LZ Granderson, who writes a weekly column for CNN.com, was named journalist of the year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and a 2011 Online Journalism Award finalist for commentary. He is a senior writer and columnist for ESPN the Magazine and ESPN.com and the 2009 winner of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation award for online journalism

All of which tells me the Santorumn surge is a ruse.

9 posted on 02/14/2012 7:06:05 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: NKP_Vet
Presidential campaign contributions, by state

Total contributions..."pick candidate"

10 posted on 02/14/2012 7:08:08 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; BillyBoy; SJackson; cripplecreek; ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEDGgXYFFAM


11 posted on 02/14/2012 7:11:09 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (A chameleon belongs in a pet store, not the White House)
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To: mylife

It is obvious that you did not read the article. The writer may be a flaming lib, but he absolutely nails Romney to the wall. Romney is so phony even the most deluded commie can see it. You won’t see a truer picture of Romney described anywhere, certainly not in the GOP controlled media. He may be a socialist, but this man knows Mitt.


12 posted on 02/14/2012 7:11:33 PM PST by Waryone (Mitt Romney, the father of gay marriage and socialized medicine in the US, is a lying socialist)
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To: KoRn

“I just worry that he can’t win the general.”

I don’t believe he can, but I have a greater concern. IF he did win the general, I don’t think he has what it takes to lead this country out of the woods.


13 posted on 02/14/2012 7:13:33 PM PST by Gator113 (~Just livin' life, my way~..... GO NEWT GO--itÂ’s about the survival of our country!!)
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To: fight_truth_decay

Paul has 25 million and can’t even win a state. Sheesh. That is embarrassing. I thought he was running on a shoestring like Santorum is.


14 posted on 02/14/2012 7:14:18 PM PST by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: Waryone

Why would he slam Romney to promote someone that is at odds with his social values?

I think it is because he knows Santorum will be the weakest candidate in a general election.


15 posted on 02/14/2012 7:14:43 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Romney needs to get his head handed to him. Whether Newt does it or Santorum makes no difference to me. The sooner Romney sees there is no way for him to win, the better. Perhaps Newt can up his game and get back into it because right now the only one giving Romney any trouble is Santorum. May he continue.


16 posted on 02/14/2012 7:22:13 PM PST by Waryone (Mitt Romney, the father of gay marriage and socialized medicine in the US, is a lying socialist)
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To: OrangeHoof
Editor’s note: LZ Granderson, who writes a weekly column for CNN.com, was named journalist of the year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists...

Mr. Granderson may know GLBT...but he doesn't know squat about bankruptcies an reorganization.

Well-educated, no doubt. But, like most liberals, ignorant.

17 posted on 02/14/2012 7:23:58 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: okie01

But he does know that fake lying socialist Romney.


18 posted on 02/14/2012 7:25:45 PM PST by Waryone (Mitt Romney, the father of gay marriage and socialized medicine in the US, is a lying socialist)
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To: KoRn

I realize that I am preaching to the choir, but if Santorum wins we will have to unite and get behind him as the alternative is OBAMA. We have a Supreme Court at stake along with and economy that is going over a cliff to name just a “few” issues. I personally don’t care to be discussing birth control for crying out loud! I do agree with the Catholic Church that Obama has crossed the line on Religious Freedoms. I just see where the left and Romney will attack Santorum on his reproductive views. It is ridiculous in my opinion and yes I am a woman. As for Santorum losing in 2006, well the world has changed for the worse. If he is open and honest about why he lost he stands a chance.


19 posted on 02/14/2012 7:31:29 PM PST by marygam ((Hurry November 2012, we might not make it))
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To: cripplecreek

AMEN!


20 posted on 02/14/2012 7:37:28 PM PST by Kieri (The Conservatrarian)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

who cares? he may have been born and raised in michigan but he also chose to leave it and stay gone. that doesn’t make him a michigander anymore.


21 posted on 02/14/2012 7:49:37 PM PST by annelizly
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To: napscoordinator
Paul and Romney neck and neck in Maine. The poorest counties in Maine will vote this weekend as GOP canceled because of a snow storm (small) but people live a distance apart. Paul people said the Girl Scouts did go to their meeting. Paul camp was accusing Romney of purposely thru the GOP of this action so those votes would not be counted. So they vote this weekend so that race is not over. Also found were D's and Independents that voted and/or more votes then people registered at this 10 day plus caucus which is nothing more than the GOP trying to get workers for the campaign with speeches one has to sit thru in whatever county based school u attend. U are there for a good part of the afternoon. Most do not even go as it is not the same process as in a regular Election where u are in and out. Mine was moved to another location after hearing a speeches in another. I finally left as many like me and did not vote. This just an example of how these extended caucuses get little attendance. My guess is Paul could get ME. No one bothers when the GOP makes it miserable to even vote. In the end the poorest county in Northern ME Machias area have not voted and would go Paul. Did I hear from an Atlantic writer that only 6,000 people even voted in ME? I have no immediate figures. Complaints are coming in and well deserved in doing so. Even in Maine there were issues in suspect. But attendance in some areas were record breaking. Still a joke!
22 posted on 02/14/2012 8:20:25 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: NKP_Vet

I’m with Liz, Romney is a total fake. Good column.


23 posted on 02/14/2012 8:40:35 PM PST by BobL (I don't care about his past - Santorum will BRING THE FIGHT to Obama)
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To: vaudine

I largely agree with you as to why Santorum lost his Senate race. However, Specter did deliver two SOTUS justices. You may disagree as I do with Santorum on his social values focus but I believe his motives and sincerity. He also has a good conservative record and a fine intellect.

I believe he can win because he can be the Republican rock star...young,feisty appealing to a wide range of people. That’s how Obama got the votes. Many vote personality..what kind of personality did Juan McCain have...certainly far from that of a rock star...more like a rock!


24 posted on 02/14/2012 8:44:06 PM PST by firefox ((Vote Democrat...Its Easier Than Thinking!))
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To: Kieri

If the homosexual-loving Muslim Barry Hussein Soreto wins in November this country will be forever changed. Like he made letting homosexuals openly serve in the Armed Forces a campaign vow, I guarantee he comes out in defense of homo marriage. He will say anyone that feels like it can get “married”. It is fine with him. He’ll sign an executive order. Then men will want to marry their daughters and german shepards, and billy goats. Women will want to do the same. Who can tell them no? Anything will go. If marriage is not for a man and woman, then it’s for anything anyone wants to do. Marriage as humanity has known it for the last 5,000 years will be over. Children will be indoctrinated in schools that it is perfectly normal behavior for them to want to marry members of the same sex. Like a snowball heading straight to hell, this country can not stand any more assaults on the family unit. It is absolutely necessary for the survival of the race, and Maxists like Hussein could care less. This next election is about the soul of this country. If Hussein goes back in it’s over. Stick a fork in the United States. We’re done.


25 posted on 02/14/2012 8:52:36 PM PST by NKP_Vet (creep.)
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To: NKP_Vet

If Obama’s white clone Mitt gets in do you think it will be any different? Mitt’s already ushered in gay marriage in this country through his own actions as governor in Massachusetts. He wanted gays in the military and saw don’t ask don’t tell as a step on the ladder needed to make gays in the military become reality.

I agree that if Obama gets it, it will be bad times but I also say his clone Romney won’t be any better. We have to hope that either Santorum or Newt can keep that from happening.


26 posted on 02/14/2012 9:44:54 PM PST by Waryone (Mitt Romney, the father of gay marriage and socialized medicine in the US, is a lying socialist)
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To: mylife

Naw. Would a liberal do that? Might Soros have done that and Newt took it hook, line, and sinker? Couldn’t be.


27 posted on 02/14/2012 11:46:37 PM PST by sick1 (Don't fear the freeper)
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To: Waryone

You are exactly right. Romney is Obama-light. That’s why the GOP is done as a party if this clown gets the nomination.


28 posted on 02/15/2012 4:54:59 AM PST by NKP_Vet (creep.)
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29 posted on 02/15/2012 5:08:33 AM PST by grellis (I am Jill's overwhelming sense of disgust.)
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To: NKP_Vet

Mitt... if Michigan the state that elected your LIBERAL dad as gov doesn’t want you why should we CONSERVATIVES?


30 posted on 02/15/2012 10:16:55 AM PST by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: napscoordinator
Paul was interviewed on that fact that he did not stand a chance to win over those with more $$$ behind them, or his age, or because of the tinfoil hats that follow him present a negative. Paul replied he was there to bring attention to the economic downfall in this country by an overspending government, that it could be fixed in his third term,& mostly those who would be effected economically in years to come jumped in behind him-a cross section of America.

I compared that "reason for being" to the scene in The Iron Lady..where Thatcher was asked by a reporter the same qusstion in regard to chances on her ever winning and she replied she did not expect to win but she would at least be "nipping at the heels" of the politicians to get the issues heard. She knew the cost of butter when the elite politicians made fun of her for being from a shopkeeper family--she quickly added she was but then again she also went to Oxford.

Cain followed Paul on his 9-9-9 Plan which "in part people liked [it was meant to be the Intro to the discussion]; was not until then that the candidates started addressing the economics-flat tax etc.

I feel the information fed the public is so muddied that becomes a foreign language to a majority of Americans-investing-they never had enough to invest or knew how to invest, they never saved but spent for wants over needs; they think the refunds they receive is“their money returned ”,the entitlement are from the Government as an humanless entity not People who under penalty of the law must fork over or the IRS will become your worst nightmare. It is the taxpayer who pays-the more you make the more you pay in taxes % group...all so muddied and purposely deceptive. Bama with Pelosi and Maxine Waters [puke] 2 of the most devious of thewhole bunch..make it a point to play out the class warfare card, as that's all they got!

Paul in all likelihood may not win, but he will be remembered for what he stood behind in theory and never wavered from. Paul brought some things to the table that everyone agrees with.. his followers will still remain to fight again on another day--nipping at the heels of these GOP establishment Big Government politicians.

The GOP has already chosen their winner--as if we really needed the caucuses and thought we ever had a voice--as in ME; for instance, where the GOP; in a neck and neck race by 200 votes, declared the winner-Romney before the biggest county-the poorest county had voted [this Sat]. Santorum and Newt did not make appearances. Paul has good reason to be upset--whether he is our choice or not.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JFcpBhO9iI

31 posted on 02/16/2012 9:31:18 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: napscoordinator
Paul was interviewed on that fact that he did not stand a chance to win over those with more $$$ behind them, or his age, or because of the tinfoil hats that follow him present a negative. Paul replied he was there to bring attention to the economic downfall in this country by an overspending government, that it could be fixed in his third term,& mostly those who would be effected economically in years to come jumped in behind him-a cross section of America.

I compared that "reason for being" to the scene in The Iron Lady..where Thatcher was asked by a reporter the same qusstion in regard to chances on her ever winning and she replied she did not expect to win but she would at least be "nipping at the heels" of the politicians to get the issues heard. She knew the cost of butter when the elite politicians made fun of her for being from a shopkeeper family--she quickly added she was but then again she also went to Oxford.

Cain followed Paul on his 9-9-9 Plan which "in part people liked [it was meant to be the Intro to the discussion]; was not until then that the candidates started addressing the economics-flat tax etc.

I feel the information fed the public is so muddied that becomes a foreign language to a majority of Americans-investing-they never had enough to invest or knew how to invest, they never saved but spent for wants over needs; they think the refunds they receive is“their money returned ”,the entitlement are from the Government as an humanless entity not People who under penalty of the law must fork over or the IRS will become your worst nightmare. It is the taxpayer who pays-the more you make the more you pay in taxes % group...all so muddied and purposely deceptive. Bama with Pelosi and Maxine Waters [puke] 2 of the most devious of thewhole bunch..make it a point to play out the class warfare card, as that's all they got!

Paul in all likelihood may not win, but he will be remembered for what he stood behind in theory and never wavered from. Paul brought some things to the table that everyone agrees with.. his followers will still remain to fight again on another day--nipping at the heels of these GOP establishment Big Government politicians.

The GOP has already chosen their winner--as if we really needed the caucuses and thought we ever had a voice--as in ME; for instance, where the GOP; in a neck and neck race by 200 votes, declared the winner-Romney before the biggest county-the poorest county had voted [this Sat]. Santorum and Newt did not make appearances. Paul has good reason to be upset--whether he is our choice or not.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JFcpBhO9iI

32 posted on 02/16/2012 9:31:40 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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To: admin

sorry for the 2X posts—have had difficulty for some time now


33 posted on 02/16/2012 9:33:54 PM PST by fight_truth_decay
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