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Santorum's departure takes sizzle out of Pa. primary
Erie Times News ^ | APRIL 17, 2012 | JOHN GUERRIERO

Posted on 04/19/2012 7:36:27 PM PDT by God'sgrrl

If Santorum's suspension of his campaign last week removed the drama from the GOP presidential race...

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Pennsylvania
KEYWORDS: election; mittromney; pennsylvania; ricksantorum
The excitement is gone.
1 posted on 04/19/2012 7:36:34 PM PDT by God'sgrrl
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To: God'sgrrl

Maybe but I am going to vote for Newt and my family is too. My Mother has always been for Newt. I was for Santorum but will vote for Newt in the Primary. Newt is our only chance. If he can’t make it, I am NOT voting in the general for President....oh maybe I may write in Sarah. Actually that is what I am going to do if Romney ends up getting this thing.


2 posted on 04/19/2012 7:43:21 PM PDT by napscoordinator (VOTE FOR NEWT!!!!)
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To: God'sgrrl

That`s pretty much nationwide. Romney generates all the excitement of an empty cardboard box.


3 posted on 04/19/2012 7:46:40 PM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: napscoordinator

I`m feeling the same way. The nomination of Romney breaks it for me. Since you`re looking at a write-in, I suggest giving the U.S. Constitution Party a look. Their platform is what the GOP`s should`ve been.


4 posted on 04/19/2012 7:56:09 PM PDT by ScottinVA (A single drop of American blood for muslims is one drop too many!)
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To: God'sgrrl

The entire primary was one of the biggest damn dog shows I’ve ever seen.


5 posted on 04/19/2012 7:56:21 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: God'sgrrl
The pathetic fact is that santorum's presence or absence will have made no difference whatsoever. The man was long since toast and most ordinary humans knew it all along.
6 posted on 04/19/2012 8:02:22 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: God'sgrrl
There is plenty of excitement in the prospect of getting a majority in the US Senate. Bob Casey (D) is up for reelection this year. He is a lap dog of the left. Please show up to vote for “the most conservative candidate that can win”. Of the 5 running in the primary, two had been Democrats in the past and two have never won a race. That leaves Sam Rohrer, a Conservative pro-lifer that has been endorsed by Michelle Bachmann. Good enough for me.
7 posted on 04/19/2012 8:07:33 PM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: God'sgrrl

Don’t give up the ship yet. Let’s hope
Am I a Newt fanatic: nope. Is he a conservative: Yes. Is Romney a conservative: NO!
The choice is easy


8 posted on 04/19/2012 8:29:00 PM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (The man of a thousand tag lines)
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To: napscoordinator

Write in the Constitution Party candidate instead.


9 posted on 04/19/2012 8:44:31 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: God'sgrrl

Santorum asn’t going to win PA anyway. I’m voting Newt and can’t wait to do it. To heck with ‘sizzle’.


10 posted on 04/19/2012 9:25:26 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: God'sgrrl

I will be voting for Newt in the California primary on June 5th. He is the only conservative left. As much as the establishment wants to coronate Romney, the rest of us *do* still get to vote!


11 posted on 04/19/2012 9:31:05 PM PDT by CountryClassSF
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True, state races are exciting. Look at Dan Forest, Lt Governor NC. And the NC democrats are imploding.
12 posted on 04/19/2012 9:32:46 PM PDT by God'sgrrl (twitter.com/Women4Santorum)
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To: napscoordinator

Maybe should vote for Romney for a “trial test” to make it easier to do so for real in November. I still lean to voting for Santorum anyway, but we have to go with Romney in November.


13 posted on 04/19/2012 9:33:35 PM PDT by Theodore R. (Past is prologue: The American people again let us down in this election cycle.)
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To: Theodore R.

We have 4-months until the convention in Tampa.

Your vote for a conservative, like Gingrich, will help divert the nomination from Romney, who has never in his political life performed as a conservative. Newt has a record of having done so in Washington, D.C.

Theodore, you don’t “have to go” with any politician who doesn’t espouse your values. A vote is your “voice”.

There isn’t much difference between Obama and Romney. Romney has admitted to being a progressive, which is a national socialist, and as governor of Massachusetts he ignored constitutional rights.

Vote your conservative values, and help send a conservative out as our nominee against Obama.

Note: yesterday I say a post that a Rasmussen poll stated Gingrich is within 7-points of Obama. That means he is breathing down Romney’s neck, and the MSM are ignoring it.


14 posted on 04/19/2012 11:09:18 PM PDT by SatinDoll
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To: God'sgrrl

It’s over...Romney is going to be the nominee. Conservatives who refuse to vote for him in November out of spite might as well vote for Obama. The end result is the same. As much as I’m not a fan of Mitt, I’ll take him in a heartbeat over our Marxist in Chief. Sure, many are angry he’s going to be the nominee, but I view it as more of a failing of the other candidates. They had their chance and failed; plain and simple. They have no one to blame but themselves. Perhaps we will get a better lot of potentials next time around.


15 posted on 04/19/2012 11:20:32 PM PDT by xuberalles ("The Right Stuff" Conservative Novelties http://www.zazzle.com/xuberalles)
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To: God'sgrrl

On April 24th 2012
If Santorum is on your primary ballot
Vote for the man and his delegates who fought it
Not for the man who brought it
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
Note this article will print out on 1 page at 60% setting

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..requiring US to pay for birth control pills and abortions 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


16 posted on 04/20/2012 3:17:48 AM 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: God'sgrrl

The excitement is gone. ...Not for me. I want the RNC to get a black eye. NEWT all the way, always has been for me. Santorum is an RNC shill, just like Romney. Always was and proved it when he was told to endorse Sphincter.


17 posted on 04/20/2012 3:27:00 AM PDT by Safetgiver (The predator class is upset because they are being shot.)
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To: God'sgrrl

18 posted on 04/20/2012 3:39:50 AM PDT by tomkat ( ... shall NOT be abridged)
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To: God'sgrrl

Four years ago I voted against McCain in the primary. This year I will vote against Romney.


19 posted on 04/20/2012 3:48:11 AM PDT by Fresh Wind ('People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook.' Richard M. Nixon)
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To: xuberalles

Our non-Romney field proved the adage that MORE is LESS and LESS is MORE. Our little Republican primary voters just never seem to understand, and I don’t think they will in 2016 or 2020 either. Too busy making money to study politics, I supect.


20 posted on 04/20/2012 4:34:37 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Past is prologue: The American people again let us down in this election cycle.)
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To: SatinDoll

We have to go with Romney because we just have too. Didn’t Dole, George Herbert Walker, George Walker, Jebbie, and Barbara say so.


21 posted on 04/20/2012 4:36:27 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Past is prologue: The American people again let us down in this election cycle.)
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To: ReneeLynn

Socialism may be “yesterday,” but millions in the USA support it in all but name.


22 posted on 04/20/2012 4:37:50 AM PDT by Theodore R. (Past is prologue: The American people again let us down in this election cycle.)
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To: SatinDoll
Your vote for a conservative, like Gingrich, will help divert the nomination from Romney, who has never in his political life performed as a conservative.

That might be true if Gingrich were running a real campaign and had even the slightest chance of winning. But he isn't and he doesn't.

Newt has no money, is deeply in debt, is renting out his donor list, is reduced to making campaign commercials out of youtube clips, has conceded Romney is the likely nominee, and is otherwise out just tooling around having fun. Even his SuperPac sponsor(s) have long left him. Every dime anyone sends to Newt right now simply goes to help pay down his 4.5 million in campaign debt.

I like Newt and he was my second choice after Perry dropped, but at this point the reality is what it is. He has no chance of being the nominee. I'd vote for him if I had an upcoming primary, but it wouldn't change the outcome.

23 posted on 04/20/2012 6:49:28 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: napscoordinator

Naps, can I tell you how much you amaze me? I know you were such a Santorum supporter, yet you have thrown your support to Newt (just as you said you would.) I have to tell you, I don’t know if I would be as gracious as you.

As far as the general, my plan is to NOT vote for Romney unless the polling is very close in my state. Unfortunately, Obama won NC by a whisker last time (which I am positive was due to voter fraud) so I might have a big decision to make in November.

Then again, I have not given up on Newt!


24 posted on 04/20/2012 6:50:13 AM PDT by Mangia E Statti Zitto
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To: Longbow1969

Romney is a self-avowed progressive, a national socialist.

That means you will settle for an evil choice: between Romney the Fascist and Obama the Communist.

I think you know better than this.


25 posted on 04/20/2012 6:59:51 AM PDT by SatinDoll
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To: SatinDoll

And if I had a primary coming up in my state I’d vote for Newt (assuming he made the ballot). Gingrich was my second choice after Perry imploded, but it just isn’t going to happen.

My comment was simply a reminder that reality exists and Newt is not going to be the nominee. Period. He isn’t running a real campaign, he doesn’t have any money, he’s busy whining about Fox News which isn’t going to help him at all, and he isn’t likely to win a single remaining state. There’s not going to be a brokered or contested convention. The odds were always slim to none that would happen - now they are none. Newt is just out having fun and enjoying what remains of the spotlight while it still lasts. Most of the money people donate to him at this point will simply go to pay down his campaign debt.


26 posted on 04/20/2012 7:18:13 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Longbow1969

You do know that a majority of Republicans do not like Romney, correct?

You do know that the majority of delegates are not committed to Romney at this point, and there is still 4 months before the convention in Tampa?

Yet you sound as though nothing can prevent a Fascist from taking the Republican Party in a direction the majority do not want to go.


27 posted on 04/20/2012 7:29:34 AM PDT by SatinDoll
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To: God'sgrrl

Romney/Dole 2012! Talk about excitement! The Delcolax Duo!


28 posted on 04/20/2012 7:31:36 AM PDT by Leep (Enemy of the Statist)
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To: SatinDoll

You are holding on to a fantasy. Reality is what it is. Willard will win most of the remaining primaries decisively. You can refuse to accept that this is what it’s come down to, but eventually you will have to deal with it just like the rest of us.


29 posted on 04/20/2012 7:35:28 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Longbow1969

I’m descended from a cavalry officer who served in George Washington’s army. He was at Yorktown when the British surrendered.

The British Empire was well underway by 1776, and the colonists risked everything - homes, businesses, families, their lives - in challenging the status quo. In fact, it was supposed to be impossible. But they won.

Holding onto a fastasy, you say? Like bloody Hell.


30 posted on 04/20/2012 7:41:51 AM PDT by SatinDoll
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To: napscoordinator
Napscoordinator is right.

Whatever chance Newt Gingrich may or may not have, he's the last conservative left standing. If someone believes they can't vote for Gingrich in good conscience, fine, pull the lever for your preferred candidate. But otherwise, Gingrich has a chance, even if a small one, and this battle isn't over until Romney actually gets the necessary votes.

31 posted on 04/20/2012 8:01:01 AM PDT by darrellmaurina
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To: Theodore R.

Did you go on to read the ‘facism’ part?


32 posted on 04/20/2012 9:20:37 AM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: Longbow1969; SatinDoll
IF you really want to send a message to the NRC and gopE..vote NEWT. Force Romney to fight for every delegate all the way to Tampa. Remember the Tea Party folks and grassroots voters sent a loud warning to the Republicans in 2010. This go around the establishment was prepared to teach US a lesson. Romney was their choice from day ONE. He had the backing of super pacs, Fox and the RNC.

I am telling you freepers..have you ever witnessed such confusing and rigged primaries in your life? dates moved, delegates waived aka Fla. It is critical that we do not vote for Romney IF we want all the hard work accomplished in 2010 elections to make an impact.

33 posted on 04/20/2012 9:28:01 AM PDT by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: Tzar

“Newt’s done...” Oh, don’t be ridiculous. He is nowhere near to being fork ready!

ROMNEY’S GOT A DELEGATE PROBLEM
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2874577/posts

To quote Sir Winston Churchill: “Never, never, never, never give up!”


35 posted on 04/20/2012 3:10:54 PM PDT by SatinDoll
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To: SatinDoll

Yep.


36 posted on 04/20/2012 5:16:55 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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