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Rick Santorum launches conservative PAC ("defeating Obama is first priority")
Capitol Column ^ | June 9, 2012 | Captiol Column Staff

Posted on 06/09/2012 8:16:41 AM PDT by Innovative

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To: EternalVigilance

Coming from a 3rd party loser like you


51 posted on 06/09/2012 4:07:11 PM PDT by KevinDavis (I would never vote for a third party!!!)
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To: Innovative

My definition of “Conservative” - LIMITED G’ment - No Federal Dept. Of Education for starters.

I currently see Mittens as another Bush type president - MORE Federal bureaucracy. I hope and pray I am wrong

My preference is for the Frog in the Pot to get cooked - just get it over with. Maybe we can start over again after the deluge.


52 posted on 06/09/2012 5:21:44 PM PDT by DanZ
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To: KevinDavis

Real losers are those with no principles left.


53 posted on 06/09/2012 6:03:38 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (The saving of the republic begins the day conservatives stop supporting what they say they hate.)
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To: patriot08

As “right” as we can get ‘er... for now! Very good!


54 posted on 06/09/2012 7:20:24 PM PDT by floralamiss
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To: All; Innovative

Hannity interviewed Santorum on the radio show last Friday. Rick sounded good.

“Patriot Voices
Senator Rick Santorum joined Sean in the show’s final hour to announce a brand new organization he is helping form called “Patriot Voices.” Santorum told Sean that this new organization will help American get back to the values that our country was founded on. The group will help “mobilize one million conservatives around this country who are committed to promoting faith, family, freedom, and opportunity,” said Santorum.

The Senator said he wanted to serve “people left behind by both parties” and promised to “hold campaigns accountable.” The group also would help presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and “make sure Mitt is the next president of the United States and that we get rid of the scourge that has been the bane of the economy and the country, which has been Barack Obama and his administration,” added Santorum.”

from http://www.hannity.com/show/2012/06/08


55 posted on 06/09/2012 7:25:54 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: mwl8787

Romney better do a complete turn around on his selection of judges for the SCOTUS from his RECORD on appointing leftist liberals in Mass.


56 posted on 06/09/2012 7:31:32 PM PDT by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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How can Conservatives support a candidate, Romney, whose economic advisor says the the bulk of the adjustment(tax increases) be borne by upper income households????

Good for Santorum and his new Conservative PAC. We need more Conservatives in elected offices to push against the RINO’s and Democrats.


57 posted on 06/09/2012 7:49:02 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Rick Santorum was far from a great conservative candidate, as were all of the others who ran this cycle.

This plain and simple fact is assiduously ignored by the Free Republic He-Man Mitt Haters Club members as they rail against the “GOP-E” for treacherously denying us our deserved (but un-named) conservative standard bearer.


58 posted on 06/09/2012 8:13:26 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: slowhandluke

Even our current “tea party” congress seems to be having trouble putting the brakes on socialism. Romney is likely to face little opposition from R’s in Congress if Romney is president. Vote against Romney and Obama. Vote FOR committed limited government conservatives in Congress, in state legislatures and for the office of Governor. Support nullification.

Inordinate focus on the Presidency is hurting the Republic


59 posted on 06/10/2012 11:33:13 AM PDT by SecAmndmt (Arm yourselves!)
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To: Innovative

Santorum’s example is to be a “team player”, voting for big government and speaking out against limited government.

It is not “pro-family” to support increasing the size and scope of the federal government, which ultimately denies the legitimate authority of family (& church and individual).

Santorum may be a wonderful father and husband but he, like many other politicians, seems to have sociopathic streak. In that regard, he’ll make a great fit for a Romney administration!


60 posted on 06/10/2012 11:55:55 AM PDT by SecAmndmt (Arm yourselves!)
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To: All

Anyone who doesn’t realize Santorum isn’t a conservative doesn’t know what they are talking about.

“Here are his ratings from when he was in Congress:
American Conservative Union — 88%
National Right to Life Committee — 100%
Americans for Tax Reform — 95%
National Tax Limitation Committee — 92%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce — 88%
League of Private Property Voters — 94%”

more http://www.redstate.com/wosg/2012/01/06/rick-santorum-yes-he-is-a-true-conservative/


61 posted on 06/10/2012 2:47:48 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: freedumb2003; Mountain Mary
I'm not so sure with this line of reasoning.

Oh I understand the logic of it. To defeat Obama, the only way now is hold your nose and vote Romney - and that is obviously true. But surely, the enemy is not Obama per se, but socialism/liberalism generally, and by voting Mitt, are we not ultimately empowering that?

Let me put my reasoning to you. What I mean is that another term of Obama is going to mean great chunks bitten out of what is left of America, but a term or two of Mitt Romney is not going to restore anything. It will mean nibbling at what is left of America rather than biting at it. The "progressives" win either way.

And once again, how is a Mitt Romney presidency going to mean "a new generation of true conservative candidates" in four to eight years time? The GOP does not field candidates on their principles. They field candidates that the most number of people will put up with. If true conservative voters do turn out for Romney in significant numbers, it sends a clear and unequivocal message that RINO's can safely be on the ticket for the rest of time.

Finally, there is a strategic issue here. The economy is tanking, unemployment remains high, America's reputation overseas is at an all time low, inflation is beginning to rise, corruption and graft is endemic and the levels of debt are at staggering levels - possibly irretrievable levels. Of course, as conservatives we know exactly why - socialism as a system just simply does not work, and every passing day makes that more and more obvious to all but the most dedicated or mentally challenged statist. In other words, this might be a "good" election to lose. It would be horrid if a Republican got in just in time to take all the blame for Obama's folly, thus ruining the chances of the next guy four years down the line.

62 posted on 06/10/2012 3:12:04 PM PDT by Vanders9
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To: Vanders9

>>Let me put my reasoning to you. What I mean is that another term of Obama is going to mean great chunks bitten out of what is left of America, but a term or two of Mitt Romney is not going to restore anything. It will mean nibbling at what is left of America rather than biting at it. The “progressives” win either way.<<

It will take us 10 years to undo obozo’s first 3 years. If we give him another 4 years, it could take 50 years to undo the damage (remember, we are STILL tryoinh to undo the jimma carter damage and we will NEVER undo the damage clinton did (9/11 is on his head).

We can’t hope for the best — we are in damage control mode. The union and our liberties may be lost, but we can staunch the bleeding.

Romney is coming around — whereas barry is digging in his heels against the USA and liberty.

I’ll take the poison that kills me slowest, thank you.


63 posted on 06/10/2012 3:42:34 PM PDT by freedumb2003 ('RETRO' Abortions = performed on 84th trimester individuals who think killing babies is a "right.")
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To: Pining_4_TX
These places exist to provide cushy jobs for the members of the permanent political class and their families.

Yep. With any luck Little Rickey can hire someone to do his taxes next year.

64 posted on 06/10/2012 5:53:56 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: rogue yam

I dont want to get into this argument again, too late and I’m tired. Just wanted to say that the “He-Man Mitt Haters Club” is pretty funny. Bravo Zulu.


65 posted on 06/10/2012 8:05:14 PM PDT by SoCalTransplant (Honey badger's level of concern is negligible.)
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To: Sun

All well and good, but if one digs a little deeper, all of these rankings are based on cherry picking a few votes and not any deeply held personal principles.

Santorum could have stood up when it counted and vote against No Child Left Behind and the Prescription bill but he decided to “be a team player” and vote for two huge expansions of federal government power. Both of these were “severely un-conservative” anti-family, anti-American pieces of legislation.

The Chamber of Commerce?? Don’t those folks support our socialist trade agreements??

Why is Rick Santorum only a B- with Gun Owners of America?


66 posted on 06/10/2012 9:32:06 PM PDT by SecAmndmt (Arm yourselves!)
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To: Innovative

“defeating Obama is first priority”

In other words, defeating all principled limited government opposition to the executive branch, by co-opting the conservative movement into supporting watered down socialism because “the alternative is worse”.

Romney is just as bad as Obama on policy, but in terms of undermining the conservative opposition to big government, Romney is probably worse.


67 posted on 06/10/2012 9:38:10 PM PDT by SecAmndmt (Arm yourselves!)
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To: SecAmndmt

Why does Rick Santorum have an A+ rating with the NRA? Don’t know? I’ll show you why:

‘“He [Rick Santorum] was the most effective advocate of bringing it [legislation to protect gun companies from frivolous lawsuits] to the floor and getting a vote scheduled. He used his influence to get it to the floor. Without that, we would have lost every American gun company.”

– Wayne LaPierre, CEO – National Rifle Association, October 25, 2006’

excerpt http://www.ricksantorum.com/defending-2nd-amendment-rights

Read that carefully, and you should see that without Rick Santorum we’d be purchasing our guns from other countries, maybe Red China.


68 posted on 06/10/2012 9:40:37 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

So why did Santorum not stand up and vote against NCLB and the prescription drug plan?


69 posted on 06/10/2012 10:23:54 PM PDT by SecAmndmt (Arm yourselves!)
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To: SecAmndmt
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9XmeqbOFWI


"You know, politics is a team sport, folks, and sometimes you've got to rally together and do something and in this case I thought testing and finding out how bad the problem was wasn't a bad idea."
70 posted on 06/11/2012 9:24:04 PM PDT by conservative98
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To: conservative98

All of which illustrates that Santorum is not a conservative, not for limited government, not for fiscal responsibility, and not for obeying his oath of office. The federal government does not have the authority to be involved in education in any way.


71 posted on 06/12/2012 7:21:17 AM PDT by SecAmndmt (Arm yourselves!)
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To: SecAmndmt

Yep, Santo admitted he thought it wasn’t a bad idea.


72 posted on 06/12/2012 7:53:18 AM PDT by conservative98
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To: SecAmndmt

Are you saying, like all human beings, Santorum is not perfect?

Golleeeeeeee.

Now tell us who is.


73 posted on 06/12/2012 10:44:24 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: All

“Santorum further has a solid and conservative agenda for President. Romney timidly talks of getting spending maybe down to 20% of GDP. Rick Santorum fully supports the Republican balanced budget amendment that caps spending at 18% of GDP. He wants lower tax rates for all, going to a 10%/28% two tier tax rate and lowering corporate tax rates.

While Gingrich criticized the Ryan roadmap, Santorum embraced it. Newt supported Medicare Part D, supported at one time healthcare mandates, and supported all the Bush programs that conservatives object to in Santorum’s voting record. Romney has gone further of course, embracing not just TARP, but healthcare mandates and failing to even fully criticize the Obama stimulus spending.

Only Gingrich or Santorum will wage a campaign that fully challenges Obama’s whole agenda and actually works to repeal it. Newt has pegged Mitt Romney rightly as a Massachusetts moderate, but Newt is not without flys in his ointment either, from global warming to embracing Hillary, Pelosi and Al Sharpton (!) at various times in attempts to ‘reach across’ bipartisanly.

The bottom line is that between Newt, Santorum, and Romney .. Santorum is the one who is most fiscally conservative and who will have the most fiscally conservative administration as President.
Both Newt and Santorum are conservative. Just not perfect conservatives
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For the rest of us without that fine a filter, yes, Rick Santorum is a ‘true conservative’. Conservatives will be happy with his SCOTUS picks, his support of our military, his support for life, his tax reform and entitlement reforms, his pro-energy policies, his economic growth agenda, his fiscally responsible budgets, and his appeal to get America working again”

excerpt http://www.redstate.com/wosg/2012/01/06/rick-santorum-yes-he-is-a-true-conservative/

If Romney loses, or even if Romney wins, and decides to be a one-term president, take a HARD look at Rick Santorum in 2016, if you are conservative, that is.


74 posted on 06/12/2012 10:52:21 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

Personal perfection is not expected. Honoring one’s oath of office IS expected, at least by conservatives and constitutionalists. Santorum is neither conservative nor constitutionalist. He is a sociopath, a fraud, and an admitted statist.


75 posted on 06/14/2012 11:23:55 AM PDT by SecAmndmt (Arm yourselves!)
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To: SecAmndmt

“Honoring one’s oath of office IS expected, at least by conservatives and constitutionalists. ..”

Who IS that person(s), and what do they do SPECIFICALLY the Santorum doesn’t to honor that oath????


76 posted on 06/14/2012 9:30:39 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

“Who IS that person(s)”

ANY Congressman or Senator who votes against unconstitutional spending or regulations. ANY Congressman or Senator who votes against raising the debt ceiling.

I’m not the one who is touting Santorum as a great conservative. You claimed that he was, when Santorum is just as much to blame for the destruction of the Republic as Barbara Boxer.


77 posted on 06/14/2012 10:09:08 PM PDT by SecAmndmt (Arm yourselves!)
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To: Engraved-on-His-hands

Check closely into Santorum’s record and you will find that his ‘courage’ was mostly rhetoric at fundraisers. His actual voting record was not all that good. On cherry picked votes, he can be made to look good, that’s all.


78 posted on 06/15/2012 4:01:23 AM PDT by PoliticalArsonist
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To: SecAmndmt

So you canNOT name even one conservative politician, and tell us how they are different from Santorum and WHY?

I think you better brush up on your research, dear.


79 posted on 06/15/2012 1:53:17 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: PoliticalArsonist; All

Do you think THE FOLLOWING organizations gave Santorum such good ratings “cherry picked his voting record?”

“Here are his ratings from when he was in Congress:
American Conservative Union — 88%
National Right to Life Committee — 100%
Americans for Tax Reform — 95%
National Tax Limitation Committee — 92%
U.S. Chamber of Commerce — 88%
League of Private Property Voters — 94%

Now remember, this is Santorum’s House ratings, in a DEMOCRAT district. How many Republicans in Democrat areas vote this conservative?”

http://www.redstate.com/wosg/2012/01/06/rick-santorum-yes-he-is-a-true-conservative/


80 posted on 06/15/2012 1:58:16 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

Sun, I appreciate your passion. I really do.

If you would indulge me, do you live in Pa? Do you have any face to face experience with Santorum?

Do you know that his ‘pro gun’ score was only 64%, according to GOA? That’s a failing grade, not something to be proud of.

Do you know that Mr Pro Life NEVER supported a pro life senate candidate they way he supported Mr Abortion, Arlen Specter?

Do you know that Santorum supported Specter’s bid for president in 1996 and Specter wanted to get rid of the GOP’s pro life plank?

Do you know that Santorum did work for 2 pro abortion candidates who won their election bids and the result was tht any pro life vote he cast was nullified by their pro abortion votes.

Did you know that Santorum described himself as a ‘big government conservative’? Can you tell me what that is and how it is possible given that it is an oxymoron?

Rick won his races handily in the early 90s when he had an unblemished record as a solid social conservative. As time went on, he became a big spender and a waffler. He lost in 2006 because he endorsed a pro abortion, anti gun liberal (Arlen Specter) and revealed himself to be a part hack and not a principled conservative. In the early elections, he drew pro life and pro gun democrat support. He lost them and the election in 2006 because he was not conservative enough. Even the dems were smart enough to oppose him was a candidate who was purported to be pro life and pro gun. Casey beat out 2 other candidates. Of course, Casey is neither pro gun or pro life, but that wasn’t known by too many people back then. Pa rejected him by 18 points and we’re not about to rehire him for anything or support him financially in any endeavor.

Sorry for the long post but I wanted to give you my first hand experience with Santorum.


81 posted on 06/15/2012 8:32:39 PM PDT by PoliticalArsonist
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To: PoliticalArsonist

Thanx for your thoughtful post, even if we disagree.

Mark Levin, a conservative’s conservative, knows Rick Santorum even better than you do, and Levin said that Santorum is principled, and one of the most conservative senators we’ve had in 50 years.

Rick Santorum not only gets good ratings because of his voting record, he also, unlike many politicians GETS THINGS DONE.

As I said in another post, Rick received an A+ rating from the NRA, higher than Ron Paul or Gingrich, and of course Romney, and here’s what Rick Santorum ACCOMPLISHED:

Santorum fought to keep gun companies in the U.S.A.! Santorum gets things done, because he is a figher!
Just ask the NRA CEO:

‘“He [Rick Santorum] was the most effective advocate of bringing it [legislation to protect gun companies from frivolous lawsuits] to the floor and getting a vote scheduled. He used his influence to get it to the floor. Without that, we would have lost every American gun company.”

– Wayne LaPierre, CEO – National Rifle Association, October 25, 2006’

excerpt http://www.ricksantorum.com/defending-2nd-amendment-rights

Now let’s go to pro-life. He WALKS the WALK! I don’t know why folks, while they might not agree with Rick, can’t accept that he has reasons why he does some things, when he WALKED the WALK.

Rick Santorum’s own wife didn’t want him to endorse Specter, Rick said, but he did it because he knew Specter would win, and Specter did win by an excellent margin. By keeping the Senate majority, the Republicans had control of the Judicial Committee, rather than the Dems. If the Dems had control, they would not allow Bush’s judicial nominees to go to the floor for an up or down vote.

Whether you agree with Rick, or not (his own wife did not), at least trust his motives, especially when he has WALKED the pro-life WALK, at least twice.


82 posted on 06/16/2012 9:21:08 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

We agree on at least one thing. We will disagree on Santorum with regard to intent and effectiveness. I’ll also throw in willingness to take up important battles.

I still believe that Toomey would have won in that election, keeping the majority and replacing Specter with Jon Kyl as head of the judiciary committee. Keep in mind that Toomey did handily win the senate just a few years later.

As for the NRA, they continued to give Arlen Specter an A
rating even though he voted for the so called ‘assault weapons’ban. To me, the NRA endorsement is less than principled or reliable.

And he doesn’t walk the walk if he is endorsing pro abortion candidates no matter what his self serving stated reasons are. He has NEVER endorsed or worked to elect a pro lifer in 12 years in the senate. NEVER. How is that pro life. His wife may have had a sincere change of heart since her days of working for an abortionist (and maybe that is why she changed) but apparently Rick didn’t value her opinion much since he sided with the abortion candidate in at least 3 races.

Since you are relying on the opinions of La Pierre and Levin, may I assume that you do not live in PA and do not have any personal interaction with Santorum? I’ve seen Rick in action. He is not gutsy. I will say this, he does give a great red meat speech for conservatives at fundraisers and in front of the camera. Not so much otherwise.


83 posted on 06/17/2012 11:59:09 AM PDT by PoliticalArsonist
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To: PoliticalArsonist

Rick Santorum had two disabled children, and fights for all children. Rick was the architect of the effort to ban partial-birth abortion. Rick does more than simply vote pro-life.

Not only would Toomey have less of a chance of winning, he would not have been the head of the Judicial Committee, as Specter was, and Rick said that we would not have Alito, if it weren’t for Specter. Even Toomey endorsed Santorum for his last U.S. Senate race. He knew.

Santorum actually wrote the Welfare Reform bill, and didn’t just vote for it.

Santorum does the work, is brilliant and is a fighter, not just a run-of-the-mill senator who merely voted the right way. His wife said he is brilliant, and he is.

According top NRA CEO, we would not have gun manufacturers in our country, and you and me would be buying our guns from other countries, probably Red China.


84 posted on 06/17/2012 9:10:12 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

I’ve had enough face to face dealings with the man to know him.

You’ve chosen to not address the issues that make me question his conservatism and chosen to ignore the few simple questions that I have put to you.

We will just have to agree to disagree.


85 posted on 06/17/2012 10:35:39 PM PDT by PoliticalArsonist
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To: Sun

“So you canNOT name even one conservative politician, and tell us how they are different from Santorum and WHY?”

Why bother? Santorum is not a conservative, neither are most Republicans nor any Democrats in Congress.

The 20 or so R Congresspersons who refused to go along with the “compromise” bill raising the federal debt limit in August 2011 would be examples of representatives who stuck to their oath of office. I’ll leave it to you to check the roll call on that.

“I think you better brush up on your research”

Santorum has already said that he does not believe in limited government. His voting record reflects that. No further research is needed.


86 posted on 06/18/2012 4:59:38 PM PDT by SecAmndmt (Arm yourselves!)
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To: PoliticalArsonist; All

Even Ronald Reagan made mistakes, and would be the first one to admit that. We all make mistakes.

I did address your concerns. Feel free to let me know what else bothers you, but if you don’t mind here’s what I said about Santorum’s pro-life position, and 2nd amendment position:

“Rick Santorum not only gets good ratings because of his voting record, he also, unlike many politicians GETS THINGS DONE.

As I said in another post, Rick received an A+ rating from the NRA, higher than Ron Paul or Gingrich, and of course Romney, and here’s what Rick Santorum ACCOMPLISHED:

Santorum fought to keep gun companies in the U.S.A.! Santorum gets things done, because he is a figher!
Just ask the NRA CEO:

‘“He [Rick Santorum] was the most effective advocate of bringing it [legislation to protect gun companies from frivolous lawsuits] to the floor and getting a vote scheduled. He used his influence to get it to the floor. Without that, we would have lost every American gun company.”

– Wayne LaPierre, CEO – National Rifle Association, October 25, 2006’

excerpt http://www.ricksantorum.com/defending-2nd-amendment-rights

Now let’s go to pro-life. He WALKS the WALK! I don’t know why folks, while they might not agree with Rick, can’t accept that he has reasons why he does some things, when he WALKED the WALK.

Rick Santorum’s own wife didn’t want him to endorse Specter, Rick said, but he did it because he knew Specter would win, and Specter did win by an excellent margin. By keeping the Senate majority, the Republicans had control of the Judicial Committee, rather than the Dems. If the Dems had control, they would not allow Bush’s judicial nominees to go to the floor for an up or down vote.

Whether you agree with Rick, or not (his own wife did not), at least trust his motives, especially when he has WALKED the pro-life WALK, at least twice.”


87 posted on 06/20/2012 7:12:16 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

Sun, I read what you wrote the first time. Repeating it does not make it have more impact because I’ve seen him veer off the path rather than ‘walk the walk’.

I had asked if you lived in Pa and if you had any face to face time with Rick. You didn’t respond on either question.

It’s funny, when Rick was more agressively conservative in the early days, the GOP didn’t like him but conservatives did. Over time, that changed and mostly now conservatives want nothing to do with him because we see him as a predictable party hack with do feality to principle (except at fundraisers). He still gives a great speech. Too bad it’s hollow.


88 posted on 06/21/2012 10:45:16 AM PDT by PoliticalArsonist
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To: PoliticalArsonist

I seem to know some things about Rick Santorum that you know, even though you live in PA and had a face-to-face with him.

Political Arsonist, you seem like a super nice person, but you need to use facts rather than just say you had a face-to-face with Rick.

Here are a few more facts:

“The record will show that Santorum was and is a solid, mainstream conservative Congressman and Senator. In the 1990s, Santorum was a part of the Gingrich-led Congress that balanced the budget. And in 2002 to 2006 the budget deficit went to $250 billion – high but nothing like the level under Obama, Reid and Pelosi. Claims that Santorum is a big-government conservative are simply contrary to his full record snip

in the special election for Congress in New York’s 23rd district. Santorum was the second high profile potential presidential candidate (Sarah Palin was the first) to endorse Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman over liberal Republican Dede Scozzafava. This showed leadership for the limited government cause because of the timing of the endorsement, coming before establishment Republicans had figured out that Scozzafava was a losing candidate.
This is interesting because Newt Gingrich went a different way and endorsed the non-conservative Scozzafava. snip

Both Newt and Santorum are conservative. Just not perfect conservatives. For those who say that Santorum is not a ‘true conservative’, I would argue simply that if an 85% ACU rating and leadership on conservative issues in Congress for almost 2 decades is not enough, you will NEVER find a ‘true conservative’ in the Presidential field.

For the rest of us without that fine a filter, yes, Rick Santorum is a ‘true conservative’. Conservatives will be happy with his SCOTUS picks, his support of our military, his support for life, his tax reform and entitlement reforms, his pro-energy policies, his economic growth agenda, his fiscally responsible budgets, and his appeal to get America working again”

excerpt http://www.redstate.com/wosg/2012/01/06/rick-santorum-yes-he-is-a-true-conservative/

Have a great weekend!


89 posted on 06/22/2012 9:35:33 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Sun

Thanks, but really, I am not that nice.

It wasn’t ‘a’ face to face. It was multiple face to face meetings. I watched him attack anyone who dared to question his votes. I witnessed his arrogance towards the little people. He thought that he was better than the rest of us.

I know his gun vote record and it stinks. I was there when he refused to advance pro gun legislation but wanted our time, our money, our work, and our vote on a promise that he’d act after the election.

You still consider him pro life when his record clearly doesn’t support it. You cannot back pro abortionists and negate your own vote for life and truly be pro life.

He did have a conservative record but that diminished with time. We here in Pa know it but we also know that he will not be appointing any judges because we will never elect him again to anything.


90 posted on 06/24/2012 12:46:59 AM PDT by PoliticalArsonist
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