Skip to comments.Rick rocks the South! Ten things that didnít happen in Alabama, Mississippi
Posted on 03/13/2012 9:48:20 PM PDT by SmithL
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Forgiving, does not mean you are obligated to vote for the man. Dang!
The fact of the matter is that southern Conservative women voters (outside of FR) have looked at Newt's three marriages and decided that he's no better than Bill Clinton. Other voters have looked at his record from 1998 to mid-2011 and decided that he's no better than Mitt Romney.
Hey! There’s two two sweet, cute girls from Oklahoma in the background singing for Big Ricky! Cool! ;-)
Drudge still seems to be pushing RINO Romney with his headlines...
I know such words will set off alarms and trawling software, but contributions tot he campaign need to be ramped up ASAP. This is Defcon 2, I mean Bishop Romney with his $$$ and nasty attitude, is going to throw everything but the kitchen sink now at Rick.
I never said you had to vote for Newt because he’s forgiven. My only point was that some posters still seem to hold his adulteries against him. Let him who is without sin cast the first stone, eh? Admitting mistakes is a big deal for me. It shows character. It’s better to have not made those mistakes in the first place, but if one has, it’s certainly the next best thing to admit them and try not to repeat them. Too many people nowadays refuse to ever accept blame for pretty much anything.
Jacob was a cheater, Peter had a temper, David had an affair, Noah got drunk, Jonah ran from God, Paul was a murderer, Gideon was insecure, Miriam was a gossip, Martha was a worrier, Thomas was a doubter, Sara was impatient, Elijah was moody, Moses stuttered, Abraham was old,
and Lazarus was dead. God doesnt call the qualified, He qualifies the CALLED!
That Drudge-Romney thing is so hot and heavy, you need a frikkin CROWBAR to separate the two.
A 'George Allen type' is what? .... personally a really nice guy, southern, not all that exciting, not-so-fiscally-conservative, lost to Webb when he didn't effectively fight back on the 'macaca' smear ..... the type of candidate that I think will have a hard time beating Timmy Kaine and the type of candidate that would be eaten for lunch along with a side of arugula and a beer by O.
BTW, I don’t want conservative news sites to filter the truth either. I’m a conservative. Report the facts and let me reach my own conclusions, right?
That reminds me of something a pastor told me many years ago during a time I was in Oklahoma. He said (and I am paraphrasing since it was almost a decade ago) that someone in the congregation can stand up during altar call, and go up and confess of how he used to use heroin/cocaine/meth. How he was a major alcoholic. Used to be a compulsive gambler and in the process lost his family and house. Or used to steal and rob. Or any number of things. The congregation will embrace him and use him as an example of the power of redemption. But dare he say he used to be an adulterer, or a woman say she used to be a prostitute. Basically, any sin seems acceptable apart from sexual sin, which will elicit a lot of 'looks' as if the person is anathema. Interestingly in the Bible Christ said something about throwing the first stone when a certain lady of certain 'repute' was about to be put to death. Also, I remember someone else saying at the church that, at many times (but obviously not all, or even most) that some of the people most vigorously shaking their fingers and tsk-tsking are also embroiled in the same sins.
somebody needs to throw cold water on them or squirt them with a hose...
Even worse have the person say they are//were addicted to pornography.... Talk about being shunned. You can do heroine or coke or rob cheat and steal... but admit you were addicted to porn and you might as well have thrown a dead cat on the pulpit.
Yes, that too. I had actually forgotten to include it. Even more than adultery that will be the one most people will tsk-tsk, and it will also be the one that most are also guilty of.
It goes back to the line, “Trust, but verify.” Would you trust that heroin addict to hold onto some drugs for you? Forgiving someone is quite different from trusting them after they have shown a weakness.
Technically, Rick was born in VA and Newt in Harrisburg, PA, but I don’t think people know that.
The bad: I fear Santorum momentum only leads to a Romney or Santorum nomination, which in turn only leads to a Romney victory, a Romney loss, or a Santorum loss, all three of which scenarios suck eggs.
The ugly: Could Santorum be doing this specifically to help Romney beat out Gingrich, and has secretly been promised the VP slot?
The hope: Maybe continued weakness on Romney's part leads to a brokered convention, and maybe someone gets drafted that isn't even in race at the moment, an acceptable conservative, possibly even Palin.
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