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CONSERVATIVES GOING VIRAL IN MICHIGAN TO HELP SANTORUM!!!!!!

Posted on 02/27/2012 4:41:04 PM PST by Mountain Mary

A large part of the power of conservative movement support for Rick Santorum's campaign for President is that individual Tea Party and grassroots conservatives aren't waiting around for someone to tell them what to do; they are showing individual leadership by mounting-up and heading toward the sound of the guns to help Santorum in Michigan.

The lead in the Michigan polls has seesawed back and forth between the conservative Santorum and the establishment favorite -- moderate former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Romney's campaign team has always claimed to be confident that their superior fundraising would give them the firepower to defeat the insurgent Santorum campaign in the state where Romney's father was once Governor, even though the polls still show Romney behind within the margin of error.

Part of the reason that Santorum is still in the fight, despite the difference in resources, is undoubtedly because his campaign learned a thing or two since the Romney Death Star hovered over Florida and vaporized Newt Gingrich in $20 million of negative advertising. First and foremost among the lessons from Florida is that waiting around to gather the resources to compete with a Romney negative attack is a losing proposition. Santorum correctly got out in front of Romney with his now-famous "mud gun" ad reminding voters of Romney's propensity to go negative.

However, no one should underestimate the power of individual conservatives showing personal leadership and doing what conservatives always do when a job needs to be done -- mounting up and doing it.

Grassroots movement conservatives and Tea Partiers have added a lot of weight to the Santorum effort in Michigan simply by loading-up their email to tell their friends who can vote in Michigan why they support Rick Santorum and why it is vitally important to vote for Rick in that state's Republican Primary on February 28.

This viral support for Santorum does a lot to explain why Rick continues to do well in areas where he has never campaigned and has spent little or no money on advertising.

You, too, can be a conservative leader. If you have friends or contacts in Michigan it is not too late to let them know how important it is to vote in the Tuesday, February 28, Republican presidential primary. An easy way to get the message out is to share with them the CHQ article on why Tea Party and movement conservative leaders have endorsed Rick Santorum for President at http://www.conservativehq.com/article/6358-conservative-leaders-endorse-rick-santorum-president.

Sincerely,

Richard A. Viguerie Chairman ConservativeHQ.com


TOPICS: US: Michigan; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: mi2012; santorum; vanity
The good people of Michigan need our help to stop Romney in his tracks tomorrow. A loss for him on his home state will be a devastating blow to the Mittens attack dog machine. Bonus: Reveling in seeing the looks of angst on the faces of the very former Architect and his sidekick Ann after the results come in on Faux.
1 posted on 02/27/2012 4:41:10 PM PST by Mountain Mary
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To: Mountain Mary
Mittens attack dog machine.

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2 posted on 02/27/2012 4:44:54 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: Mountain Mary
Reveling in seeing the looks of angst on the faces of the very former Architect and his sidekick Ann after the results come in on Faux.

I'd be curious to see Hannity's reaction as well.

3 posted on 02/27/2012 4:50:13 PM PST by YankeeReb
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To: Mountain Mary

At least two votes from the 7th District. My family in the 1st and most of my friends in the 8th are also voting for Santorum.


4 posted on 02/27/2012 4:50:20 PM PST by Darren McCarty (Stop Romney - Rick Santorum in the Michigan primary)
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To: Darren McCarty

Another 7th district vote here.


5 posted on 02/27/2012 4:51:34 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: Mountain Mary
2 votes for Rick tomorrow in Center Line, me and the husband!

Go Rick!

6 posted on 02/27/2012 4:53:05 PM PST by defal33
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To: YankeeReb

Hannity is hard to read. He is a devout Catholic and a personal friend of Newt’s. But I woulda thought he’d be for Santorum personally.


7 posted on 02/27/2012 4:53:35 PM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: cripplecreek

Michigan Freepers: You’re the best.


8 posted on 02/27/2012 4:54:44 PM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: Mountain Mary
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9 posted on 02/27/2012 4:57:52 PM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: Mountain Mary

Ann will start pulling her dyed blonde hair out.


10 posted on 02/27/2012 5:00:26 PM PST by freedomrings69
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To: Mountain Mary
Looks like we can't expect Newt to help Rick in Michigan, he was attacking Rick in his speech in Tennessee today.

We now know whom Newt and the Newt supporters are helping, Mitt Romney..
11 posted on 02/27/2012 5:11:58 PM PST by American Constitutionalist (The fool has said in his heart, " there is no GOD " ..)
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To: Mountain Mary

Meanwhile at Daytona it looks like the Santorum sponsored Tony Raines car is just cruising around toward the back where its safe. Not losing or gaining any ground.


12 posted on 02/27/2012 5:14:47 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: Mountain Mary

If I lived in Michigan, I’d vote for Santorum
If I lived in Virginia, I’d vote for Ron Paul (Newt and Rick not on the ballot)
If I lived in Arizona, Georgia, or Texas I’d vote for Newt, as he is the one I support. But if I could help punch Mitt and his magic underwear out of the race or at least give him a big black eye, I would.


13 posted on 02/27/2012 5:15:10 PM PST by CedarDave (Donna Brazile: "... we we believe that the weakest candidate ... [is] Mitt Romney.")
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To: American Constitutionalist
We now know whom Newt and the Newt supporters are helping, Mitt Romney..

How come there are so many small, petty Freepers backing Santorum?

It sure doesn't speak well for their candidate.
14 posted on 02/27/2012 5:19:10 PM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: American Constitutionalist

As JR might say, blow it out your ear.


15 posted on 02/27/2012 5:20:09 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: American Constitutionalist

We now know whom Newt and the Newt supporters are helping, Mitt Romney..


You are neither. Bugger off. Get out. Go.


16 posted on 02/27/2012 5:23:13 PM PST by txhurl
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To: CedarDave

Well, I can relate to all but your Ron Paul sentiments, CD.
Do you realize that he is bat frikkin’ crazy and called Santorum a “fake’ on national TV?


17 posted on 02/27/2012 5:24:20 PM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: ansel12

How does this weaselworm avoid radar?


18 posted on 02/27/2012 5:24:38 PM PST by txhurl
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To: Mountain Mary

Santorum did not do well with Catholics in Pennsylvania.


19 posted on 02/27/2012 5:24:56 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: troll; American Constitutionalist; RitaOK; gov_bean_ counter; PSYCHO-FREEP; b9; annieokie; caww
Looks like we can't expect Newt to help Rick in Michigan, he was attacking Rick in his speech in Tennessee today.

We now know whom Newt and the Newt supporters are helping, Mitt Romney..

So, by your standards, Newt Gingrich is supposed to halt his campaign IN TENNESSEE because MICHIGAN votes tomorrow?

GOOD OF YOU TO SLUR NEWT GINGRICH AND HIS SUPPORTERS LIKE YOU NEVER FAIL TO DO TROLL.!

20 posted on 02/27/2012 5:32:27 PM 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: Mountain Mary

I just noticed there’s a ROEMER on the Arizona ballot. Maybe all the Mormon Romneybots will vote for he wrong guy.

Okay... wishful thinking but you know there will be a few who do make the mistake. Besides.. Roemer’s first name is buddy? Who doesn’t want a buddy?


21 posted on 02/27/2012 5:34:23 PM PST by Right Ahead
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To: YankeeReb

“I’d be curious to see Hannity’s reaction as well.”

Same as always. Swing with the new wind direction and act as if he were always there.


22 posted on 02/27/2012 5:51:59 PM PST by Psalm 144
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To: Mountain Mary

“Hannity is hard to read. He is a devout Catholic and a personal friend of Newt’s. But I woulda thought he’d be for Santorum personally.”

He has subtly pulled for Bishop Willard since 2008. He once described Bishop Willard as a devout Christian, which tells me his Catholicism is as informed as Pelosi’s.


23 posted on 02/27/2012 5:55:05 PM PST by Psalm 144
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To: American Constitutionalist

Dear AC,

Newt is not campaigning in MI, but is fighting for the South. The South is not a safe house for union sympathizers, enablers and panderers. Rick has a legislative record that has been sitting there untouched, just waiting to be exposed for being full of his union pandering legislation.

How long did you expect Newt to sit on that fact?

Newt can not schedule his differences with Rick around Rick’s campaign schedule. Newt giving Rick romping room is officially over.

Maybe you aren’t familiar with Rick’s record, otherwise you would know this was coming. Republicans aren’t generally a brotherhood with the union in the South. It makes sense Newt would shine the light on his differences with Rick in the region where Newt is able to run and run hard.


24 posted on 02/27/2012 5:57:47 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: Psalm 144; Mountain Mary

Thank you, 144. I remember Father Netenhauer(?) said on Sean’s show that he would have to deny Sean communion based on some cafeteria Catholic point or another that Sean had made repeatedly, but now I can not remember what it was, but I had thought the same thing of Sean’s nominal, (VERY nominal) Catholicism.

At best, Sean has been likely been very poorly Catachized and at worst, well, I should not say, but saying of one’s self that they are “devout” is a sure sign they may not be, nor because they imply such a thing does not make it true. Look at Pelosi. An abomination.


25 posted on 02/27/2012 6:07:16 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: RitaOK; Mountain Mary

I am sure Hannity is sincere in his Catholicism, but it is very shaky in its doctrinal and intellectual foundations. He is just not very deep or even very well informed. He seems to be more of a people person than an idea person. His statement was something along the lines of “Romney is as much of a Christian as I am.” I sincerely hope that statement is factually wrong, and that Hannity’s own faith is real even if his knowledge of Mormonism is dangerously scant.

(Please note: I am not a Catholic (although I agree with most Catholic premises and doctrines), but it appalls me when public figures grossly misstate what Catholicism does or does not hold true, apparently based on being born into a Catholic family and attending Mass at haphazard intervals.)


26 posted on 02/27/2012 6:46:51 PM PST by Psalm 144
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To: RitaOK

Okay, devout..maybe not so much.

I’m just so disappointed with Sean now. He was a voice for the principles of Conservatism at one time..but since Faux has gone left, he seems much more concerned about making Roger and Murdoch happy, ie keeping his job...than being a champion of for the right.


27 posted on 02/27/2012 7:22:15 PM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: American Constitutionalist

“Looks like we can’t expect Newt to help Rick in Michigan, he was attacking Rick in his speech in Tennessee today.”

Looks like Saint Ricks Supporters want Newt to just concede the South as well.

You actually think Santorum can beat Obammy. ROFL.

With Santorum as the Nominee get ready to welcome four more years of obammy.


28 posted on 02/27/2012 7:25:24 PM PST by Bailee (Vote Newt the Pitt bull we need.)
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To: Psalm 144

“He has subtly pulled for Bishop Willard since 2008”

Would love to hear the conversations between Sean and Levin who is supporting Santorum..
Mark’s not one to mince words...probably givin’ his best friend a smackdown.


29 posted on 02/27/2012 7:27:18 PM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: Psalm 144

I appreciate your incisive remarks. BTW, it was Father Eutenhauer who when pressed by Sean finally and forthrightly said he would have to deny Sean communion. Sean didn’t like it one bit. Naturally.

It was like a zot. LOL! You knew it should be coming, and finally Eutenhauer came up with it. :)

With the correct name, you could google the exchange if you should be so disposed. thanks.


30 posted on 02/27/2012 7:29:42 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: Psalm 144

In my opinion, based on his TV show, Hannity has been subtly pulling for Newt. This is also what the Romneybots think when I’ve spied on their chat room.


31 posted on 02/27/2012 7:31:38 PM PST by JediJones (Watch "Gingrich to Michigan: Change or Die" on YouTube. Best Speech Ever!)
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To: Mountain Mary

Mary, I didn’t want to say.

Sean is a player for FAUX, and an intolerable noise maker. Have not watched HANNITY, even if Newt is on! Dig that! (That’s pretty bad. LOL!)

He is no intellect and injects his foolishness constantly into the guests commentary, talking over his guests every bit as bad as O’Reilly, delivering platitudes and “I”, “I”,
“I”, until I want to smack his sanctomonious self.

I am left with GRETA once in awhile for a check in, and when I know she is having someone special on. Love her space for Rush, and her consistently heavy weight guests. Guys and gals who are doing the lifting, for good or ill.

Thanks, Mary.


32 posted on 02/27/2012 7:38:09 PM PST by RitaOK (LET 'ER RIP, NEWT. Newt knows where all the bodies are buried, because he buried them.)
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To: American Constitutionalist

“Looks like we can’t expect Newt to help Rick in Michigan, he was attacking Rick in his speech in Tennessee today.”

Newt should realize that getting Mitt out of the race helps Newt, too.


33 posted on 02/27/2012 8:04:39 PM PST by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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