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Gingrich to Georgia GOP: Let's rally around Romney
The Florida Times Union ^ | May 19, 2012 | Errin Haines

Posted on 05/19/2012 5:59:36 PM PDT by Innovative

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1 posted on 05/19/2012 5:59:41 PM PDT by Innovative
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To: Innovative

If Gingrich is FOR RomneyCARE and Romney LIES
and the rest of the Romney facade,
then he is no longer one of us.

Goodbye Mr. Speaker.


2 posted on 05/19/2012 6:01:30 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Diogenesis

So, when will you be joining the Obama campaign?

There is no longer even one primary candidate, opposing Romney. Pick a lane.

169 days until the election.


3 posted on 05/19/2012 6:03:34 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: Diogenesis

Two things:

1. Romney is for repealing Obamacare.

2. Did it occur to you that maybe Gingrich does have the country’s best interest at heart, unlike some of the “cut off your nose to spite your face” types around here, who would rather see Obama get reelected and watch the country destroyed, than to act sensibly.


4 posted on 05/19/2012 6:05:35 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Diogenesis
If Gingrich is FOR RomneyCARE and Romney LIES and the rest of the Romney facade, then he is no longer one of us.

Goodbye Mr. Speaker.

I agree! Getting ready to send my donation to Obama2012. FUMR!

5 posted on 05/19/2012 6:05:45 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Some people are just like this


6 posted on 05/19/2012 6:06:01 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Romney scares me. Obama is the freaking nightmare that is so bad you are afraid to go back to sleep)
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To: Diogenesis

The neo democrats need to come up with line.


7 posted on 05/19/2012 6:07:27 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Diogenesis

If Gingrich is FOR RomneyCARE and Romney LIES
and the rest of the Romney facade,
then he is no longer one of us.

Goodbye Mr. Speaker.


Speak for yourself.


8 posted on 05/19/2012 6:07:56 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: Innovative
Waiting for all the attacks from the usual suspects, that fell on Santorum and Bachmann, to now fall on Newt...

O wait..I forgot...:


9 posted on 05/19/2012 6:08:07 PM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: Diogenesis

We now have a two party political system with a single unopposed agenda.


10 posted on 05/19/2012 6:08:57 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Innovative
2. Did it occur to you that maybe Gingrich does have the country’s best interest at heart, unlike some of the “cut off your nose to spite your face” types around here, who would rather see Obama get reelected and watch the country destroyed, than to act sensibly.

Did it ever occur to you that some of us had publically stated that if Romney gets the nomination the GOP will lose and Obama will win another 4 years?

Well, some of us need to save face and make sure in the end our predictions come true.

Pride above country, that's what I say.

11 posted on 05/19/2012 6:10:09 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

I will do all I can to prevent Barack Hussein Obama, an evil, avowed enemy of my beloved country, from having a second term.

I’m in line.


12 posted on 05/19/2012 6:10:43 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: All

Another article:

Gingrich stumps for Romney, calls for unity

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/05/19/gingrich-stumps-for-romney-calls-for-unity/

“At the convention, he stressed the importance of making a Republican sweep not only in the Oval Office this November, but also in elections across the country.

“I am not for a narrow victory,” he said. “I am for crushing the left in every single way.”

Gingrich’s campaign appearances this weekend marked the first of a string of stops the former candidate will make for his former opponent. The two will share the stage together for the first time at the end of May at a Las Vegas campaign event.”


13 posted on 05/19/2012 6:12:09 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Innovative

This is not unexpected. All major party figures will endorse Romney—with varying degrees of emotion and support. To do otherwise would be political suicide.

But as far as rallying around Romney...I think that I’ll pass. I received a Romney fundraising call this week wanting me to donate some amount (perhaps $100; I forget). When I declined, they asked for a lesser amount. I explained that I was a social conservative, and that Mitt Romney was my enemy.

Dead silence...for about ten seconds.

Then they hung up.

I don’t need someone to agree with me 100%, but I will support the Republican Party nominee when the Party nominates someone that is not my enemy.

That didn’t happen this year.

Maybe next election cycle they will seek my vote. Maybe not. But they will not get my vote by nominating a social (ahem; wink, wink) moderate.


14 posted on 05/19/2012 6:14:19 PM PDT by Engraved-on-His-hands (Mitt Romney is a handbasket driver. I refuse to ride.)
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To: Engraved-on-His-hands

“I explained that I was a social conservative, and that Mitt Romney was my enemy.”

But Barack Hussein Obama is your friend?


15 posted on 05/19/2012 6:16:19 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Innovative

McCain is the last liberal I will ever vote for. I will certainly never vote for a liberal like Mitt. Adios, GOP.
Thanks for taking advantage of my loyal support all those years.


16 posted on 05/19/2012 6:16:58 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: Engraved-on-His-hands

That’s sad that it came to that. What makes them think that abandoning/alienating the social conservatives will result in either political sense or the country being turned around from its present downhill slide?


17 posted on 05/19/2012 6:17:07 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Innovative
“I am not for a narrow victory,” he said. “I am for crushing the left in every single way.”

That is the Prime Directive.

See tagline for further instructions.

18 posted on 05/19/2012 6:19:57 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemies of freedom. Be Andrew Breitbart.)
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To: tsowellfan

>>Did it ever occur to you that some of us had publically stated that if Romney gets the nomination the GOP will lose and Obama will win another 4 years? <<

How is it that I didn’t see that?


19 posted on 05/19/2012 6:20:21 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Romney scares me. Obama is the freaking nightmare that is so bad you are afraid to go back to sleep)
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To: Innovative
Newt was my guy but as I've said over and over I will never vote for Romney.

BTW If you disagree please don't waste the bandwidth telling me so...

20 posted on 05/19/2012 6:21:21 PM PDT by montanajoe
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To: Innovative

I’m more and more glad he lost.


21 posted on 05/19/2012 6:27:28 PM PDT by fwdude
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To: Innovative
He coulda been a contenda...

I suppose a Newt has to be a team player...otoh, would hate to find out that Beck was right about him.

22 posted on 05/19/2012 6:28:06 PM PDT by GBA (To understand what is happing to America and why, read: The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn)
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To: netmilsmom
How is it that I didn’t see that?

Perhaps you were blinded for your love of country.

23 posted on 05/19/2012 6:31:06 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Innovative

For conservatives... electing either of them should not be acceptable


24 posted on 05/19/2012 6:31:06 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Innovative
“I am not for a narrow victory,” he said. “I am for crushing the left in every single way.”

Words to live by.

25 posted on 05/19/2012 6:31:31 PM PDT by Publius (Leadershiup starts with getting off the couch.)
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To: tsowellfan

>>Perhaps you were blinded for your love of country. <<

Oh my goodness, thank you.
That is the kindest thing anyone has said to me on FR in months.

Lord Love you!


26 posted on 05/19/2012 6:32:56 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Romney scares me. Obama is the freaking nightmare that is so bad you are afraid to go back to sleep)
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To: Diogenesis

Yes, that’s exactly what Newt said, that he’s for Romneycare. In fact, his exact words were, “I’m for RomneyCare.”


27 posted on 05/19/2012 6:34:12 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: Innovative

Anyone who thinks a vote not for Romney is a vote FOR Obama is a badly mistaken TrueBlue glue sniffer


28 posted on 05/19/2012 6:35:14 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Innovative

Good for Newt. I was afraid he was gonna be half-hearted about his endorsement.

No one needs to be half hearted here, we need to defeat Obama in a landslide, no matter who your favorite candidate was before Romney won.

And please don’t come over here from some parallel universe and say Romney hasn’t won yet. He has.


29 posted on 05/19/2012 6:35:36 PM PDT by altura
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To: Olog-hai

For all I have disliked Romney since his minions went after Palin in 2008, the one thing which is clear is that Romney is smart, and a clear-thinking competitor.

A small part of me, continues to hope Romney comes to the (to me inevitable) conclusion that the only way he can possibly avoid a bruising tea party insurgency making his life constant misery for the next four years - is to bring Palin onto the ticket. A move even most disgruntled Freepers would find difficult to resist.

I have not yet, dismissed the logic of the move.

It would absolutely, energize the base for Romney.


30 posted on 05/19/2012 6:36:34 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: GeronL

That’s the most convoluted sentence I’ve read in a while.

But, if I understand you ... and it’s hard ... if you are saying that not voting for Romney is NOT voting for Obama, you are wrong.

It is.

Every vote Romney doesn’t get is, in effect, a vote for Obama.


31 posted on 05/19/2012 6:38:46 PM PDT by altura
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“I am not for a narrow victory,” he said. “I am for crushing the left in every single way.”
So, he is for crushing Romney then?
32 posted on 05/19/2012 6:39:16 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

>>A move even most disgruntled Freepers would find difficult to resist.<<

I think what the FReepers, especially the disgruntled ones, haven’t realized is that we are not the nation. The nation voted for Romney. They are pushing him into the lead. I can’t stand him but I’m terrified of Obama.

You’re absolutely correct, Sarah would make the pill a whole lot easier to swallow.


33 posted on 05/19/2012 6:40:47 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Romney scares me. Obama is the freaking nightmare that is so bad you are afraid to go back to sleep)
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To: altura
As soon as Romney gets a lock at the convention, the media slime machine spins up and Romney will go the way of Dole and McCain. We've seen it before when the GOP puts up a liberal or a 'moderate'.

/johnny

34 posted on 05/19/2012 6:42:07 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Innovative
I can't vote for a pro-abortion, anti-gun, big-government liberal. Any of them.

/johnny

35 posted on 05/19/2012 6:43:40 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

“Romney will go the way of Dole and McCain. “

That’s how we got Obama. THIS time, we can’t let that happen. This is the most critical election in our lifetime.

In a second term there is nothing to stop Obama from dismanteling freedom and all that’s good about the US and turn us in USSA.


36 posted on 05/19/2012 6:45:22 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Dole and McCain didn’t put up much of a fight against the media. I expect that Romney will.


37 posted on 05/19/2012 6:46:24 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: Diogenesis
Gingrich needs to get smart real fast and ask Romney to simply step aside. He has no chance to win ~ at best he's in a race to the bottom with Obama, and it's more than likely Obama will edge him out at the end.

We need a winner ~

38 posted on 05/19/2012 6:48:26 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Innovative
I've heard that crap before. Clinton was going to be Dictator of the World, if we didn't vote for the GOP next guy in line.

No sale. I'm not voting for a pro-abortion, anti-gun, socialized medicine, big government liberal.

/johnny

39 posted on 05/19/2012 6:48:26 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Innovative

Seriously, Romney can’t win. There really is no way any Conservative can help this guy in his campaign even if they want to. The man’s thoughts are so alien to ours he’s just not going to be understood.


40 posted on 05/19/2012 6:51:04 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: altura

Wrong.

30 million will stay home, who is going to get those votes?

First off, the TrueBlie ABO gluesniffers need to stop trying to tell people how to vote. JimRob already declared himself none of the above and tried a truce and the ABO’s continue to try this crap.

NOBODY buys it

“He’s not Obama”

Is that really all you have? Is that really the ONLY freaking argument left? Neither is Hoefling or Goode, their not Obama either.

Romney is too liberal for my vote. I would not vote for Romney if he were the ONLY candidate on the ballot. I’ll stay home first.

The Republican Party can go to hell for all I care, thery certainly do seem to be trying hard to get there. I’m not going to stop them.

The argument that Romney is somehow entitled to my, or anyones, vote is WRONG. It is offensive to the extreme. If Romney cannot get the vote out, it is his own dang fault.

You hear that gluesniffers?

It is not MY responsibility to vote for the loser, it is HIS responsibility to EARN my vote. If he loses it his own fault for not attracting the votes. Disagree? Not possible. I have no responsibility to cast a vote for anyone who hasn’t given me a good enough reason.


41 posted on 05/19/2012 6:53:10 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Diogenesis

No matter what. It’s over.

Obama will have his second term.

Remember: GOD, GUNS and GOLD.


42 posted on 05/19/2012 6:53:38 PM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: tsowellfan

Mitt Romney doesn’t HAVE to lose in November, but if he is to win, he is going to have to take the fight to Obama, and it won’t be all sweet reason and logic, or even money, that will carry the case for a Republican win (I don’t say “victory”, as that is an entirely different concept).

The ship has sailed for anyone expecting a victory this fall, but nobody has ever won by playing defense. The establishment Republicans have to be compelled, if that is what it takes, to get up off their collective duffs and WORK for a win here, and that includes swallowing their distaste for getting their hands dirty and at least trying to SOUND sincere.

The recent primary win in Indiana over the most “moderate” Republican in the US Senate, Dick Luger, should convince even the more reticent of other “moderates” that their own base is no longer a slam dunk for them. And surprise, surprise, there is a large part of the “non-partisan” middle that is looking for just that show of backbone by the national Republicans. They respect principle, really they do.


43 posted on 05/19/2012 6:54:34 PM PDT by alloysteel (Fear and intimidation work. At least on the short term.)
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To: Publius

I am for crushing the left too, but Romney is one of them that would have to be crushed


44 posted on 05/19/2012 6:54:46 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Innovative

Sorry, Newtie. No sale.


45 posted on 05/19/2012 6:55:11 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: muawiyah

“Seriously, Romney can’t win. ... The man’s thoughts are so alien to ours he’s just not going to be understood.”

Obama, on the other hand, is your soulmate, right?

So let’s suppress the Romney vote to make sure Obama gets four more years.

Great “conservative” plan.


46 posted on 05/19/2012 6:55:23 PM PDT by Innovative (None are so blind that will not see.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

not really


47 posted on 05/19/2012 6:58:03 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: GeronL
AMEN! Preach it brother.

I cannot and will not vote for someone that is so fundamentally against my beliefs.

I believe in the sanctity of life from conception. I believe that every human has a God-given right to self defense. I believe government is NOT the solution, that it is the problem.

I can't vote for Romney. His record shows what he is.

/johnny

48 posted on 05/19/2012 7:00:56 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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... You hear that gluesniffers? ...

-

That sounds almost like the same tone, liberals trying to avoid discussing facts, use when they sneer: "teabaggers".

Just saying.

49 posted on 05/19/2012 7:01:23 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: Innovative
You are sure missing the point.

Your boy can't win and others can. Your boy owes it to America to just step aside.

That's the only way we can beat Obama.

50 posted on 05/19/2012 7:02:57 PM PDT by muawiyah
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