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What if Santorum wins PA anyway (vanity)
4/11/12 | self

Posted on 04/11/2012 7:15:38 AM PDT by Kenny

Just a thought, what if we were able to coordinate a massive protest vote against Romney. We could find a group to run an ad of our own saying we're tired of Romney's relentless negatives, tired of his lack of a real platform, and tired of having him shoved down our throats.

Can it be done? Sure, through Facebook and Twitter we can get the word out in days. Should it be done? Absolutely, it's our only chance to fight back and let them know we’re not their puppets.

I know the usual beaten down "it can't be done" meme but that’s wrong. We're Americans, we can do anything we set our minds to. Don't let them "deem" the race over.

If you still need motivation, picture Rove, Twinkle Toes, and the others on election night if Santorum still wins even after he suspended his campaign. You have to admit, that would be golden!


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: agreatthread; fileunderstupid; newtforobama; newtforromney; obamawillwin; ricksantorum; santorum; stupidideas; useless

1 posted on 04/11/2012 7:15:43 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: Kenny
I'm still voting for Newt in the PA primary, but Newt is getting real tiresome with his campaign begging.

I donated a couple of times and now, every day, sometimes twice a day, I get another email.

At least he is too broke to swamp me with robo-calls.

I'm getting three to five a day from mittens but since Rick has bailed, that will probably stop {for a while}.

2 posted on 04/11/2012 7:21:47 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: Kenny

I think the powers that be in PA. pulled Santorum aside and informed him that he wasn’t going to win even if he pulled 80% of the votes.


3 posted on 04/11/2012 7:22:34 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Kenny

Well, ask yourself this question:

Will doing so take away a win or strong showing from Newt? That is, pull the rug out from under any effort for Newt to take Rick’s voters?


4 posted on 04/11/2012 7:23:49 AM PDT by C210N (Mitt "Severe Etch-a-Sketch" mcRominate-me)
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To: Kenny
lol Santorum has left the race and his supporters are still desperate to divide the conservative vote and keep Newt down! unbelievable.
5 posted on 04/11/2012 7:24:20 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: Kenny
I don't think it will happen in PA, but I was wondering if it could happen in other states where his name is still on the ballot. I will still vote for him in my state in May. I think the establishment is going add insult to injury and demand Santorum urge his supporters to vote for Romney in the remaining contests. I really just don't have much use for Repulicans anymore. The governor in my state opposed the Keystone pipeline and then beat up Obama about it. Classic.
6 posted on 04/11/2012 7:29:06 AM PDT by throwback (The object of opening the mind, is as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.)
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To: Kenny

The deal has been struck. Santorum is Romney’s VP...he’ll just urge his delegates to vote for Romney....how is this not so easy to determine?


7 posted on 04/11/2012 7:30:43 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Kenny

I’m voting for Newt, which is what I planned to do anyway.
I don’t know why Santorum quit running, he was in a solid second position and Lord knows, Romney can shoot himself in the foot. Nobody seems very curious as to WHY Santorum quit, which he did not explain. But it’s probably too late to do Newt any good.
Romney’s last training wheel came off yesterday, in my opinion. All that remains is the endorsement Santorum makes: Romney or Gingrich.


8 posted on 04/11/2012 7:41:11 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Romney, the pink slime of presidential politics.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
lol Santorum has left the race and his supporters are still desperate to divide the conservative vote and keep Newt down! unbelievable

This stuff always happens when folks lose their candidate. Don't you remember the Cainiac's were supposedly going to write him in in whatever states he was on the ballot? Same for the devoted Palin people and she was never a candidate in the first place.

Santorum is out, he is not going to win PA or any other state. There is just some people who take awhile to accept things like this.

9 posted on 04/11/2012 7:43:27 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Gaffer
That would have the magnitude of a Palin move, but the establishment wants the social conservatives to disappear in this contest. I think they believe the Ryan or Rubio types have enough bonafides without the downside of putting up with a religious nut. Ironically, Romney will get creamed on LDS in any case.
10 posted on 04/11/2012 7:47:51 AM PDT by throwback (The object of opening the mind, is as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.)
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To: Gaffer
The deal has been struck. Santorum is Romney’s VP

Possible. It's still a mystery. Was it the carrot or the stick? Why does a shooting star candidate like that suddenly fold, when he's got cards and isn't too seriously in debt?

11 posted on 04/11/2012 7:49:02 AM PDT by Lady Lucky (Romney, the pink slime of presidential politics.)
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To: Kenny

Folks, it’s time to focus on preventing a second Obama term.


12 posted on 04/11/2012 7:54:28 AM PDT by december12
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To: Kenny

I am voting for Newt. If santorum wins in PA, his delegates will go to romney. That is bad as eating arsenic to test whether it might kill me.
A win for santorum in PA is a win for romney. What is wrong with you?


13 posted on 04/11/2012 7:55:49 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Gaffer
"The deal has been struck. Santorum is Romney’s VP."

I don't know about that. Willard is busy paying off Pawlenty's campaign debt (all $53.95 of it). Picking Pawlenty would be a PERFECT fit for Bishop Plastic-Vanilla.

14 posted on 04/11/2012 7:56:56 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: throwback

Rick quit way too soon. If he stayed with a $broke$ campaign till the convention - would be better than quiting. If my state still had the primary to come - i would vote Rick anyway.


15 posted on 04/11/2012 8:04:19 AM PDT by urtax$@work (The only kind of memorial is a Burning memorial !)
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To: Kenny
I think Santorum’s little girl's illness weighs heavily on him and that might also be another reason for him to withdraw before PA.

Bella is around 3, I think, and has just come out from 2nd bout of pneumonia. She also has a chronic illness that is quite serious. He might go VP but with his daughter's health problems so serious, he might not even go VP.

God, please bless and heal Bella and bless Santorum's entire family.

16 posted on 04/11/2012 8:06:07 AM PDT by hummingbird
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To: Kenny

If there is someplace to send money to help Rick win PA, tell me where, because I would love nothing better than to see him beat Romney. As far as Newt is concerned. I really considered voting for him in a few weeks, (plus I might be a delegate) but if his supporters are anything like him, no way. They continue to trash Rick, even when he is gone and it sounds like his daughter is worse than anyone knows. You think they would use common sense and invite people to vote for Newt, instead, on most threads, they trash him and call you names if you don’t agree with them. Sounds like romney, the gop and obama. Maybe they are romney trolls trying to hurt Newt.


17 posted on 04/11/2012 8:19:13 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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To: urtax$@work

Almost the entire Republican party was coming out against him. Over and over you were seeing the delegate allocations somehow end up in Romney’s favor even when Santorum won. He beat Romney by 23% in LA and only got 5 more delegates? You just can’t beat the machine. My problem now is do I care enough to support the liars on the Right vs. those on the Left.


18 posted on 04/11/2012 8:25:02 AM PDT by throwback (The object of opening the mind, is as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid.)
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To: december12

You are so right,,, but, some of these folks here are determined to re-elect obama by running down the Republican nominee.
I still think we got Obama because of all the bad feelings on the right against McCain. Was he the perfect candidate? NO, mercy, NO! Was he a 1,000 times better than Obama? Yes!
I won’t be home to answer all the hate filled replies to this message, but those of you who are, should take a step back and re-think what you are doing by hating Romney so much that you will inflict this nation with another 4 yrs of Obama.


19 posted on 04/11/2012 8:36:49 AM PDT by IceAge
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To: MestaMachine
A win for santorum in PA is a win for romney. What is wrong with you?

I'll tell you what's wrong with me. Newt blew himself up and will never be able to rise in the polls again, Rick quit and we are left once again with those famous words "bend over".

You say a vote for Rick is a vote for Romney, so what! Not voting is a vote for Romney so why shouldn't we at least try to make a statement and get to a bc?

I'm sick of people telling me not to try, it's futile. No it's not and fighting Romney now won't hurt our chances in Nov. The best way to lose this fight is to not put up a fight.

20 posted on 04/11/2012 8:52:36 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: Kenny

How is handing PA’s delegates TO romney through a surrogate fighting romney? That doesn’t make sense.


21 posted on 04/11/2012 9:03:45 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: MestaMachine
Rick's delegates don't "go to Romney".

They'll be required to vote for him, unless he chooses to release them, according to state-party rules.

Even if Santorum endorses Romney, that doesn't mean he can gift all of his delegates to his former rival. Should Santorum elect to release his delegates, they'll become free agents, able to support whichever candidate they choose.

If conservatives could ever agree on ANYTHING, we could pick our own candidate for a bc and start supporting them now. That would give conservatives incentive to vote.

22 posted on 04/11/2012 9:43:50 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: Kenny

And what if monkeys fly out of my butt?


23 posted on 04/11/2012 11:56:40 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: Lady Lucky

It’s my *opinion* based on events, that a Newt decision not to back Santorum or form a coalition with him, became a significant factor in Santorum’s decision to suspend.


24 posted on 04/11/2012 12:10:11 PM PDT by Lauren BaRecall
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To: Lauren BaRecall
It’s my *opinion* based on events, that a Newt decision not to back Santorum or form a coalition with him, became a significant factor in Santorum’s decision to suspend.

An interesting theory. Hadn't thought of that. What I'd like to know is why RS offered no explanation. He was running second, but it appeared to be a healthy second. For sure I do not think the family sat around the table and said, "This is getting too difficult on us, let's quit."

25 posted on 04/11/2012 12:52:11 PM PDT by Lady Lucky (Retro Sark...because you just never know when you'll have needed a sark tag.)
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To: urtax$@work
Rick quit way too soon

Agreed. It's perplexing he would quit when he's got so much leverage. Supporters, states won, delegates...he wasn't my choice but it's clear he was a contender.

26 posted on 04/11/2012 1:00:05 PM PDT by Lady Lucky (Retro Sark...because you just never know when you'll have needed a sark tag.)
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To: Kenny; All

Rick might do even better in PA, without Romney’s lying campagin ads attacking him.

btw, Rasmussen had Rick ahead by 4 points in PA.


27 posted on 04/12/2012 2:02:46 AM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: cripplecreek

“I think the powers that be in PA. pulled Santorum aside and informed him that he wasn’t going to win even if he pulled 80% of the votes.”

The fix was in, right from the beginning, when Iowa postponed their final count.

Why do we even have primaries? I’ll have to tell the RNC that, the next time they call me to solicit money.


28 posted on 04/12/2012 2:07:10 AM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Kenny

Thank you for posting the idea I was going to do the same thing. The issue is Eugneics.... population control he’s the only candidate who took a strong stand on it
I used this piece of mine in my area in Wisconsin and he carried but it’s a rural area. Rick is on the ballot if he withdrew that would be another story. They have to count the vote and if he carrys in that district and if his delegates are on the ballot particularly vote for them. If Santorum doesn’t and v vote for Santorum and Newts delegate

Vote for the man who fought it not for the man who helped bring us this
OBMACARE is a 1.76 Trillion $ Hydra
A 9 headed Serpent whose heads must be decapitated all at once with a Firebrand otherwise they grow back and devour everything in sight
by L.J .Keslin / http://www.theusmat.com

While the ex governor of the only state with mandatory state run health insurance (which is in trouble ) was busy buying up state primary elections Of the three GOP candidates remaining opposing him only one man, Sen Rick Santorum, had the courage to take on a what they call a third rail issue...Eugenics...one of the heads on that 9 headed snake called obamacare.. and Santorum had his character asassinated for it... Rick has been pummeled from both sides Called , a women hater ,, a religious nut, and ..a one trick pony. Santorum spends an hour discussing oil and the economy then 10 seconds comenting about pornography but guess what MSM and Santorum detractors will talk about... certainly not ,what’s really in the 1.76 trillion dolllar wonder called Obamacare ,,...!; Population control,.Death panels., Private presidential armys.. and all that goes in those 2400 pages of rules, laws,and regulations and with it. cost, 1.76 trillion and rising ..

To pay off a 16 trillion dollar national debt at $16.00 a second would take 31,668 years*. .. Not including interest.There is no way to “fix” Obamacare..Part of that debt is a 1.7 trillion dollar secret Xmas eve gift that was delivered in March 09 that must be returned by someone determined to do so not just exchanged .I’ts doubtfull the man in the Etch a Sketch suit will do it. Mitt has yet to explain how his “Romneycare “is working”
A trillion seconds of time =31668 years
Two groups late in the last century led in Eugenic development. The Nazis and the Communists. Few know or remember how the Nazis began. First citing “health risk” “nicht rauchen” baning cigarette smoking, Then terminating Down Syndrome children, and then on to mentally defective children and adults,. then on to besides murdering opponents, races. All done to make the German Reich healthy and last a thousand years.

So you go to the MSM (Main Stream Media) the so called “gate keepers” for information about these things and you find closed gates .. The sorcerers in the media magically reduce a 2000 page Hydra , a Greek legendary nine headed venomous serpent that must be slain by a firebrand ,and morph it into the mourning after pill and a “womans health care issue.”
The “gatekeepers” never tell you that Obamacare bill creators and the Amish are exempt from being in Obamacare. The drafters are on record actually calling it population control and demanding Catholic bishops support it.* Their statements are out there .But not mentioned by the so called gate-keepers but by the AM the alternate media, meaning radio talk shows like Limbaugh’s and websites like Britebart’s Government . Places Obama wants to shut down and will once re-elected *Joel Pollak Britebart Government .

When Santorum talks about freedom he warns women surrender their rights when they buy into this monstrosity . That is what’s in Obamacare which is deceptively titled “The Affordable Health Care Act” .Yet Obamacom tzars who hail from that foreign land, the deep swamp of Acadamica are all preaching the utopian wonders of Eugenics. Why it’s the final solution (remember him ?) population control. Which is part of the Obamacare package.
Fortunately Santorum has not shyed away from this issue miss characterized as only a social issued. It is both a social and financial issue $ 1.75 trillion is in no way a minor expenditure. One of this hydra heads Population control affects US from the cradle to the grave. .but Santorum can not speakout and act against this despicable movement ? Particularly when that is being shoved on religious groups by the Demo-Coms . Especially when they are ignoring constitutional rights...

Private job creation projects rejected by the socialists controlling new demo-com party should send a signal to the Republican bleeding heart establishment . “Bi-partisanship” doesn’t exist with the socialists who have taken over the democrat party and to the GOP leading presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Mr Romney should start realizing Obama is a “socialist”.. Everyone including the monthly liberal magazine Newsweek knows he is but Mr Romney just can’t seem to get around to saying it . Preventing an iron mine in Wisconsin for a desperate area in need of jobs or preventing the Keystone pipeline transfering oil from Canada to American refineries decisions which would have provided employment to thousands and reduced gas prices. was not on the new demo-com agenda.which has taken over. Common good is not their concern but their welfare is.. not ours .

Thank You


29 posted on 04/12/2012 3:09:59 PM PDT by mosesdapoet (The best way to punish a - country is let professors run it. Fredrick the Great p/p)
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To: Sun
btw, Rasmussen had Rick ahead by 4 points in PA.

Ultimate revenge, a message even the GOPe couldn't miss if Rick carried PA anyway.

And it would help Newt more than letting Romney take PA. Newt doesn't have the time to win PA but Santorum still could with a protest vote.

30 posted on 04/12/2012 5:08:20 PM PDT by Kenny
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