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Romney won election today (Vanity)
T4B | 06/28/2012 | T4B

Posted on 06/28/2012 12:07:16 PM PDT by Tennessean4Bush

If it was about anything else before, it is about Obamacare now. We have seen what happens in an election centered around Obamacare. It is not pretty for Dems. If SCOTUS had struck it down today, it would have defanged this issue, and de-energized some of the GOP and Independents who united against this in 2009-2010. Some Independents who have been uncomfortable with being associated with GOP candidates are re-energized and re-united over this issue. What will be fascinating is seeing his whole party run away from him on this issue. We may pick up another 30 seats in the House and 8 Senate seats.


TOPICS: FReeper Editorial
KEYWORDS: obamacare; obamneycare; romney; romney4obamacare; romney4scotus; romneycare
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1 posted on 06/28/2012 12:07:25 PM PDT by Tennessean4Bush
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To: Tennessean4Bush
Milt RomneyCARE has removed the most important issue. YIPES.


2 posted on 06/28/2012 12:09:49 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Tennessean4Bush
Milt RomneyCARE has removed the most important issue. YIPES.


3 posted on 06/28/2012 12:09:59 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: Tennessean4Bush

No election was won today. Let’s get serious and do what we have to do to repeal this and get Obami out.


4 posted on 06/28/2012 12:10:30 PM PDT by frogjerk (OBAMA NOV 2012 = HORSEMEAT)
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To: Tennessean4Bush

Mittens is running around saying “ Repeal and Replace”......replace with WHAT? As far as I am concerned, Mittens is not much better than Obummer!


5 posted on 06/28/2012 12:12:22 PM PDT by elephant
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To: Tennessean4Bush

It will energize the left. They were pretty demoralized before, but now they are not anymore. They can brag that the law was constitutional because the USSC said so.

It will energize the right as well. They were against it and had hopes on USSC, but that hope is dashed. It is now seen as judicial activism and out of control socialism at the highest power in the government.

The real issue is whether it will cause the moderates to move to the left or the right. I really doubt this will affect the moderates, as they are spineless anyway.


6 posted on 06/28/2012 12:12:22 PM PDT by sagar
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To: Diogenesis

Officially, Mitt views Romneycare as Dr. Jekyll and Obamacare as Mr. Hyde.

Frankly, Mitt has a good reason to want Romneycare to stay in Massachusetts or only be opted for by a “few” states. More will kill the golden goose of American health care that Massachusetts depends upon to be able to deliver a semblance of competent health care under the Romney plan.


7 posted on 06/28/2012 12:13:03 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (let me ABOs run loose, lew)
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To: frogjerk
Yep I think everyone here at FR thought over turning Obamacare was a slam dunk. As I posted earlier let this moron run with this albatross around his neck, no more predictions.
8 posted on 06/28/2012 12:14:00 PM PDT by boomop1 (term limits will only save this country.)
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To: sagar; Tennessean4Bush
They can brag that the law was constitutional because the USSC said so.

And we can counter that SCOTUS has declared Obama a liar. He said it is not a tax, SCOTUS says it is a tax - thus Obama is a liar.

9 posted on 06/28/2012 12:17:00 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Tennessean4Bush
Not to say your wrong but before the SCOTUS today a LOT of FReepers were popping campaign corks.

Not so much now.

Take NOTHING for granted. The DEAD are a HUGE voting block....

10 posted on 06/28/2012 12:17:27 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Tennessean4Bush
Sarah agrees...

Thank you, SCOTUS. This Obamacare ruling fires up the troops as America’s eyes are opened! Thank God.

This proves to be such an unsettling time in America as we undergo the fundamental transformation that Barack Obama promised he would do to us if elected. Obamacare was dealt in deception and confusion by flooding the public with an overwhelming amount of conflicting “rationale” via thousands of pages of unread legislative detail, which is the radical left’s M.O. Obama promised the American people this wasn’t a tax and that he’d never raise taxes on anyone making less than $250,000. We now see that this is the largest tax increase in history. It will slam every business owner and every one of the 50% of Americans who currently pay their taxes. The other 50% are being deceived if they think they’re going to get a free ride – because Medicaid is broke. Recipients of Obama’s “free health care” will have fewer choices and less accessibility. Trust me – this much more expensive health care WILL be rationed; to claim otherwise defies all economic and common sense.

We will not retreat on this. A newly elected legislative branch is key to defending our Republic and fundamentally restoring all that is good in America.

SCOTUS now rules this is a tax? Well, Congress has the ability to create taxes – and also has the ability to rescind them. Upon their return from the July recess, Congress should act immediately to repeal this terrible new tax on the American people, and indeed they must repeal all of Obamacare. This is the most brazen and sweeping new tax and government overreach imposed on us. We the People did not ask for this tax, we do not want this tax, and we can’t afford this tax. This is not an answer to America’s health care challenges. It’s time, again, for patriotic Americans to rise up to protest this obvious infringement on our economic and personal freedom. November is just around the corner. Today, the Supreme Court issued their ruling on Obamacare. In November, We the People will issue ours.

- Sarah Palin

11 posted on 06/28/2012 12:17:38 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Tennessean4Bush

Obamacare is issue #2 or 3 with most voters.

Economy is issue #1.


12 posted on 06/28/2012 12:17:56 PM PDT by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: Tennessean4Bush

Really?!!!

This M” *#/ F#%*&r has lied and cheated on any issue you can name.

I have been calling fellow Freepers lunatics but now I am wondering if this Ahole will create some synthetic reason for instituting Marshall Law

I personally know two people who right now think that Obama has given them even more “benefits” for healthcare than they had before.

That’s this year they think they are receiving these bene’s.

They are no longer paying for medicines they once did and get more services(can’t recall what it was).

Who will the takers vote for?

I can tell you they will vote out of fear that they will lose everything they think Obama has promised them.

That’s nearly 1/2 of America.


13 posted on 06/28/2012 12:19:43 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live thnrough it anyway)
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To: Tennessean4Bush
It's not over 'till it's over. Never underestimate Republicans' ability to seize defeat from the jaws of victory, and Democrats' zeal to lie, cheat, and steal an election.

Romney's VP choice will be telling.

14 posted on 06/28/2012 12:19:54 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: Tennessean4Bush

I had a fear that Obama would continue to self destruct and Romney would be getting the anti-Obma vote. But there would not be a lot of enthusiasm for Mitt. If the mandate was struck down, there would be more energized base on the left in the fall. Result, Mitt would likely win but not by large numbers. In other words, Romney would win but barely due to a lack of energy.

NOW, with this decision, the right’s base is going to be very, very energized in the fall. A huge landslide for Romney is very possible now. It has been said that Romney needs to be pushed to the right. Well, we MUST elect a republican and conservative House and Senate to push Mitt to the right. It is going to be very hard for the left to support the highest tax increase in world history. That is perhaps the only silver lining to an awful day.


15 posted on 06/28/2012 12:19:55 PM PDT by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: Tennessean4Bush

Really?!!!

This M” *#/ F#%*&r has lied and cheated on any issue you can name.

I have been calling fellow Freepers lunatics but now I am wondering if this Ahole will create some synthetic reason for instituting Marshall Law

I personally know two people who right now think that Obama has given them even more “benefits” for healthcare than they had before.

That’s this year they think they are receiving these bene’s.

They are no longer paying for medicines they once did and get more services(can’t recall what it was).

Who will the takers vote for?

I can tell you they will vote out of fear that they will lose everything they think Obama has promised them.

That’s nearly 1/2 of America.


16 posted on 06/28/2012 12:20:08 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live thnrough it anyway)
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To: Tennessean4Bush
Don't worry folks, there is another station before we get to the ovens. Maybe we can get off there.

But please remember:

OBEY THE ORDERS OF THE CONDUCTORS


17 posted on 06/28/2012 12:22:34 PM PDT by I see my hands (It's time to.. KICK OUT THE JAMS, MOTHER FREEPERS!)
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To: sagar

“Largest Tax Increase in World History” will energize moderates as well.


18 posted on 06/28/2012 12:23:31 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: prisoner6

Not really.


19 posted on 06/28/2012 12:24:05 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
Obamacare is issue #2 or 3 with most voters. Economy is issue #1.

Yep, and obamacare just became OBAMATAX, and it will reach into the pocket of everyone; even those that don't pay taxes.

20 posted on 06/28/2012 12:25:07 PM PDT by Turbo Pig (...to close with and destroy the enemy...)
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To: elephant

Its what that scares me to. but I don’t think Romney will make something worse. So I have shifted from hell no I won’t vote for romney to..

Ok.. I’ll vote for him. but I am not giving him any more than that.


21 posted on 06/28/2012 12:25:17 PM PDT by cableguymn
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To: prisoner6

FL won a court test allowing for its voter records to be cleanned up. Look for other states to follow, including throwing out dead voters.


22 posted on 06/28/2012 12:25:42 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Tennessean4Bush

Oh please. Get a grip. If Romney were a Conservative, MAYBE. Ppl are NOT engaged on the Health Care debate. Today’s poll? 7% think it’s important. Oh we do, the Dem base does, but that is it.

Romney is inept. Romney is cowardly. Romney is going to get slaughtered. The GOP elite did this to us. We see these threads all the time “GAME CHANGER!” etc. Health care won’t be much of an issue in 2 weeks. You know Americans.

This changes nothing and will probably hurt because it gives Obama legitimacy and will inevitably make the author of Romney Care look like a fool.

We should have nominated “not Romney”.

This decision means not much for the election.

Santorum 2012


23 posted on 06/28/2012 12:28:45 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Tennessean4Bush

"I AM AFRAID WE HAVE ONLY AWOKEN A SLEEPING GIANT, AND FILLED HIM WITH A TERRIBLE RESOLVE"


24 posted on 06/28/2012 12:30:26 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: boomop1

“Yep I think everyone here at FR thought over turning Obamacare was a slam dunk. As I posted earlier let this moron run with this albatross around his neck, no more predictions.”

Not me. Not after that Arizona ruling.


25 posted on 06/28/2012 12:30:42 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: Tennessean4Bush

I really didn’t want Obama or Romney, and the Supremes have handed the election to Romney on a silver platter.


26 posted on 06/28/2012 12:31:04 PM PDT by BuffaloJack (Repeal Obamacare, the CITIZENSHIP TAX)
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To: DTogo

By late August most economists will be publicly stating “We’re in another recession!” It will be an election between those who believe the lies of unlimited promises and those who fear for their future.

This ruling will be forgotten in that equation.


27 posted on 06/28/2012 12:32:26 PM PDT by henkster (Why should I care? Why should I care?)
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To: Tennessean4Bush

Just like Palin said today, we need to vote Obama out of office in November.


28 posted on 06/28/2012 12:32:32 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: RIghtwardHo

For all purposes, this decision nails shut the coffin to the Obama era. He is ONE AND DONE.


29 posted on 06/28/2012 12:33:15 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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30 posted on 06/28/2012 12:33:33 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: elephant

31 posted on 06/28/2012 12:35:08 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: RIghtwardHo

yeah Romney needed the mandate taken down by the SC because he couldn’t argue against it. A real conservative would not need the SC to do his own homework.


32 posted on 06/28/2012 12:36:02 PM PDT by ari-freedom
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To: Biggirl

Oh yes, but will that all happen before November? Existing in the great socialist (commonwealth and union birthplace) state of Pennsylvania you can’t imagine how difficult that is, LOL!

Pittsburgh and Philadelphia will vote socialist for a long time.


33 posted on 06/28/2012 12:36:02 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: ari-freedom
Not me. Not after that Arizona ruling.

Same here. That's when I started having real doubts about what would happen with ObamaCare.

34 posted on 06/28/2012 12:36:08 PM PDT by tsowellfan (Should Obama recuse himself from making any decisions on immigration?)
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To: Biggirl

What??? Obama just won re-election and may be crowned king for life because of this.....


35 posted on 06/28/2012 12:36:08 PM PDT by yield 2 the right ( Space blank until I come up with a nice Tagline.)
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To: elephant

I notice that your qualifier of “much” puts you in the camp of the non-insane.


36 posted on 06/28/2012 12:36:14 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

“Obamacare is issue #2 or 3 with most voters.

Economy is issue #1.”

Very true. And unfortunately the vast majority of voters won’t understand the profound connection between #1 and #2.


37 posted on 06/28/2012 12:38:46 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Tennessean4Bush

REPEAL OBAMA 2012

THEN REPEAL OBAMACARE 2013


38 posted on 06/28/2012 12:39:27 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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‘Obama: Mandate is Not a Tax’

STEPHANOPOULOS: I — I don’t think I’m making it up. Merriam Webster’s Dictionary: Tax — “a charge, usually of money, imposed by authority on persons or property for public purposes.”

OBAMA: George, the fact that you looked up Merriam’s Dictionary, the definition of tax increase, indicates to me that you’re stretching a little bit right now. Otherwise, you wouldn’t have gone to the dictionary to check on the definition. I mean what…

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2009/09/obama-mandate-is-not-a-tax/


39 posted on 06/28/2012 12:39:51 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (Resurrect the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC)...before there is no America!)
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To: Tennessean4Bush

Liberals don’t care. They know that unless the GOP wins 60 seats in the Senate, the law stands. They will just wait until they get another liberal in office and they will push the ball a little further down the field.


40 posted on 06/28/2012 12:40:28 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: Gabz

“And we can counter that SCOTUS has declared Obama a liar. He said it is not a tax, SCOTUS says it is a tax - thus Obama is a liar.”

Right: beating people up is illegal
Obama: not going to throw a punch
Court: government can kick people
Left: see, beating people up is legal, even the USSC said so
Your counter: but, Obama is a liar... USSC only said the government can kick people, not beat them up

See how silly it sounds. Everybody is playing with words (kick/punch/beat or tax/mandate), while socialism is implemented and approved as constitutional.


41 posted on 06/28/2012 12:40:38 PM PDT by sagar
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To: elephant

He would do much better with simply “Repeal”. That’s what we want. No replace.


42 posted on 06/28/2012 12:40:39 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: DTogo

Romney’s VP choice will be telling.

And if he picks another RINO, I will be staying home.
And let the RINO’s carry him over the finish line.


43 posted on 06/28/2012 12:45:59 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: prisoner6
Pittsburgh and Philadelphia will vote socialist for a long time.

I can't speak for Philly, but here in Pittsburgh I don't hear my yellow-dog straight-party union newletter voting Democrat neighbors having anything good to say about Obama. And these are people who would normally vote for a groundhog if the Democrat Party endorsed it. Barry seems to frighten and disgust them at a core level. Something way, way bigger than we can even imagine is afoot, I feel.

44 posted on 06/28/2012 12:46:04 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Tennessean4Bush

I won’t be voting for him. Screw him. Another big government lackey.

Plus Obama is going to win. I’d be shocked if he didn’t. You GREATLY overestimate the American public. The days of individual responsibility are dead.

You’re in the minority now if that’s what you want and believe. I firmly believe the majority want a nanny state.


45 posted on 06/28/2012 12:50:53 PM PDT by hitchwolf
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To: Tennessean4Bush

Today is the start of taking AMERICA BACK!


46 posted on 06/28/2012 12:51:32 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: yield 2 the right

Nope, I have a deep gut feeling it will not happen.


47 posted on 06/28/2012 12:54:23 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

One off the few encouraging things I have encountered recently is a bomper stcker on a Saturn Vue in a VERY blue collar area that reads...”stop the spending!”

But when it comes to Grant St in Pgh...it will be business as usual...sigh.

Not that one person’s observations mean much but at least two of my very union relatives who have been out of work for at least two years, took advantage of federal retraining, and are still out of work plan on voting union/socialist/Obama and don’t want to hear anything from me.


48 posted on 06/28/2012 12:58:03 PM PDT by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: ari-freedom

Yeah, who would have predicted that the opinion pages in the NY Times and Vanity Fair and being invited to the right cocktail parties would turn Roberts into a Liberal? I wonder how Heller would be decided today instead of in 2010.


49 posted on 06/28/2012 12:59:35 PM PDT by pabianice
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To: Diogenesis

The focus should be on defeating democrats.

Speaking ill of republicans should be done after the rats are removed.


50 posted on 06/28/2012 1:03:40 PM PDT by soycd
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