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Bill Richardson: Iím ďafraidĒ of Marco Rubio
Univision News ^ | July 30, 2012 | EMILY DERUY

Posted on 07/31/2012 7:05:15 AM PDT by PJ-Comix

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson says that he is afraid of Marco Rubio’s ability to cut into President Obama’s Latino support.

Richardson, a Mexican-American who ran against Obama in 2008 for the Democratic presidential nomination, said that the freshman Florida senator is one of the Republican Party’s fastest-rising stars who could make the GOP more appealing to Latino voters both in this election and in future ones.

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012veep; billrichardson; fearfuldems; latinovote; marcorubio
Look at who the Democrats fear most. Interesting.
1 posted on 07/31/2012 7:05:19 AM PDT by PJ-Comix
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To: PJ-Comix

Yeah, Marco is really different from the traditional RAT Hispanic “Leader” who is corrupt, philandering and so damned crooked that when they die, they are buried using a screwdriver!


2 posted on 07/31/2012 7:08:07 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: PJ-Comix
Look at who the Democrats fear most


3 posted on 07/31/2012 7:08:17 AM PDT by kevcol
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To: PJ-Comix
But no concerns with Obama, eh Bill?

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"It was at the Chicago home of [Bill] Ayers and [Bernardine] Dohrn that Obama, then an up-and-coming 'community organizer,' had his political coming out party in 1995. Not content with this rite of passage in Lefty World — where unrepentant terrorists are regarded as progressive luminaries, still working 'only to educate' — both Obamas tended to the relationship with the Ayers."
Article: The Company He Keeps:
Meet Obama’s circle: The same old America-hating Left
http://article.nationalreview.com/?q=YThjYTU1ZDBjNmQ2YzcwNzU1MmYwN2JiMWY0ZGI0NDA=&w=MA==
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"Kill all the rich people. Break up their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home, kill your parents, that's where it's really at"
--Bill Ayers (1970), quoted in New York Times, September 11, 2001:

Article: "No Regrets for a Love Of Explosives; In a Memoir of Sorts, a War Protester Talks of Life With the Weathermen"
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F02E1DE1438F932A2575AC0A9679C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1>
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"Dig It. First they killed those pigs [ie, rich people], then they ate dinner in the same room with them, they even shoved a fork into a victim’s stomach! Wild!"
-Weather Underground leader and wife of Bill Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn, referring to the Manson murders

Article: Allies in War -by David Horowitz
FrontPageMagazine.com | Monday, September 17, 2001
http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/Read.aspx?GUID=63512670-BF7C-42A0-B41D-5D0FB9E09C09
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From American Thinker, September 16, 2008
Article: Obama's Foul Weather Friends
By Scott Swett and Roger Canfield

"As a gesture of solidarity, the Vietnamese who [Bernardine] Dohrn met in Budapest presented her with a ring made from an American aircraft shot down over North Vietnam. Bill Ayers would receive a similar ring while meeting with Vietnamese communists in Toronto. He later recalled being so moved by the gesture that he 'left the room to cry.' "

http://www.americanthinker.com/2008/09/obamas_foul_weather_friends.html

4 posted on 07/31/2012 7:08:56 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: PJ-Comix

“I like him.”, said Richardson.


5 posted on 07/31/2012 7:08:56 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: PJ-Comix

“My faith in America’s promise was shaped early on by my parents who left Cuba in 1956 and, after Fidel Castro solidified his communist grip, were never able to return.”—Marco Rubio

http://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/biography


6 posted on 07/31/2012 7:13:17 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: PJ-Comix

Me thinks thou doth protesteth too much. I don’t believe he’s one bit afraid of Rubio.


7 posted on 07/31/2012 7:15:01 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: PJ-Comix

I don’t believe anything any of these cretins like Richardson say. Every time one do them does this it looks like a false flag to me. Maybe I’ve become too cynical. I like Rubio and think that he would put some spine in Mitt’s campaign but nobody votes for VP do they?


8 posted on 07/31/2012 7:16:24 AM PDT by Afterguard
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To: showme_the_Glory
I don’t believe he’s one bit afraid of Rubio.

I do. And I've read about Democrat fears of Rubio in other places. Can you imagine a Veep debate between Rubio and Biden?

9 posted on 07/31/2012 7:17:24 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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To: PJ-Comix

I don’t believe democrats ever tell the truth.


10 posted on 07/31/2012 7:20:11 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: PJ-Comix
Can you imagine a Veep debate between Rubio and Biden?

An eggplant could beat Biden.

11 posted on 07/31/2012 7:21:08 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Obama does not have the work ethic to be Anti-Christ.)
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To: PJ-Comix

You know, when a Democrat comes out and says something like that, I am skeptical. It’s more likely that the reality is exactly the opposite of what he is saying; ie that they are really not scared of Rubio and they don’t think he will do much at all to influence the Latino vote. Otherwise, they would keep their mouths shut rather than give their enemies good advice.


12 posted on 07/31/2012 7:21:29 AM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Boogieman

I read the leftwing sites regularly for the DUmmie FUnnies. Believe me. They are truly scared of Rubio.


13 posted on 07/31/2012 7:23:07 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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To: PJ-Comix

Richardson needs to fear whoever Romney appoints as Attorney General.


14 posted on 07/31/2012 7:23:20 AM PDT by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: skeeter
I don’t believe democrats ever tell the truth.

He's just trying to scare potential voters away from him. Why? Because Rubio is an anti-communist Hispanic.

15 posted on 07/31/2012 7:27:39 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: showme_the_Glory

I think the Demonic Party is deathly afraid of any individual who happens to be minority and has the ability to articulate conservative values and principles to traditionally “enslaved” demonic voters. Marco Rubio and Allen West are only two examples...


16 posted on 07/31/2012 7:28:50 AM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: PJ-Comix

Here is the problem:

If Rubio would cut into Obama’s hispanic support, it destroys the conservative notion that hispanics do not vote as a block and issues like illegal immigration do not matter to them.

If Rubio does not cut into Obama’s hispanic support, he is of no use to Romney other than being an attack dog.....and there are others who could do that far more effectively.


17 posted on 07/31/2012 7:29:07 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: showme_the_Glory
Me thinks thou doth protesteth too much. I don’t believe he’s one bit afraid of Rubio.

Of course he's afraid of him. Rubio is an anti-communist Hispanic who possibly could be the next VP.

18 posted on 07/31/2012 7:30:26 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: PJ-Comix
Look at who the Democrats fear most. Interesting.

Exactly.

IIRC, early in the 2008 election cycle, many Dems were 'afraid' of McCain, and we saw how that turned out.

If they are agin'em, I am too.
19 posted on 07/31/2012 7:31:19 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: showme_the_Glory

...might screw up that whole “Fundamental Transformation”, “Change” thing of Obama’s.


20 posted on 07/31/2012 7:32:51 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL
Think of what Rubio could accomplish if he publicly stated,

"I'd like to put these VP nomination rumors to rest once and for all. While serving as VP would be a great honor,
I'd not be able to accept the office as I am not a Natural Born Citizen.
My parents became US Citizens after my birth so by the eligibility requirements specified in Article. II. Section. 1. I'm not eligible.

The fact that the CommiecRAT Party lied about their usurper Obama's status doesn't change the Constitutional Natural Born Citizen requirement."

21 posted on 07/31/2012 7:37:15 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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If he did that, he would be an instant hero to millions of Americans regardless of race, color or creed.

That he doesn't, tells me a lot about his integrity and who he really is.

22 posted on 07/31/2012 7:42:21 AM PDT by GBA
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To: DoughtyOne
“I like him.”, said Richardson.

Richardson is the kind of slime ball that will tell you you're a dear friend of his while at the same time picking your pocket and stealing your wallet. He's a classic con man, phony-baloney Leftist politician. However, he and his comrades are definitely afraid of someone like Marco Rubio.

23 posted on 07/31/2012 7:46:41 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

Rubio is pro DREAM Act which, while being personally politically beneficial to Rubio, will help to permanently change the voting patterns in this country that will guarantee an increasingly socialistic form of government.


24 posted on 07/31/2012 7:50:00 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: PJ-Comix

I see he’s crawled out of the woodwork.


25 posted on 07/31/2012 7:52:48 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: ASA Vet

If he did that he would demonstrate a complete lack of understanding of what Natural Born Citizen is. There are two types of citizenship: Natural Born and Naturalized. There is NO third type of bizarre Citizenship Purgatory in between. Oh, and Native Born citizen is merely a SUBSET of Natural Born, not a separate category.


26 posted on 07/31/2012 7:53:05 AM PDT by PJ-Comix (Beware the Rip in the Space/Time Continuum)
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To: PJ-Comix

Why isn’t Richardson in jail ?


27 posted on 07/31/2012 7:53:22 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I didn't post this. Someone else did.)
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To: ASA Vet

Could Marco Rubio Save Mitt Romney?
By CHQ Staff | 7/27/12

Speculation over who will fill the Republican vice presidential nomination was fever-hot among conservatives — and not in a good way — when the names of establishment Republican and longtime Bush acolytes Condoleeza Rice and Rob Portman were floated as topping Mitt Romney’s short list of candidates.

Now the conservative firestorm over Rice and Portman has abated, at least temporarily, as the name of Florida’s Tea Party-backed Senator Marco Rubio has allegedly percolated to the top of Romney’s list.

Marco RubioRubio would certainly add much to the Romney ticket that neither Portman nor Rice could hope to add – particularly in the realm of generating conservative enthusiasm.

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush said recently that he thinks Rubio is ready to be vice president and that he has shared those thoughts with Romney.

That Jeb Bush, a leading establishment Republican, would bless the Rubio nomination is a great step forward.

It shows that some astute establishment Republicans are starting to grasp that Romney can’t win without enthusiastic conservative support, and that they understand Romney’s choice of a conservative vice presidential nominee is key to generating that enthusiasm.

Rubio has always been a strong contender as far as we are concerned.

His come-from-behind campaign to defeat the sitting Governor, and anointed establishment Senate candidate, Charlie Crist, promptly made Rubio a political legend.

Rubio has won statewide election in Florida, a crucial swing state, and his immigrant roots and Hispanic heritage add an appeal to independent voters outside the traditional Republican coalition.

But most importantly, Marco Rubio has a record of standing for small government constitutional principles, and when it comes right down to it, that’s what conservatives and Tea Partiers are looking for in the Republican Party’s national ticket.

Governor Romney’s pollsters and consultants will no doubt test and focus group every likely vice presidential candidate and give the Governor the metrics that he is so fond of on each potential candidate.

However, the attribute that will save Mitt Romney’s candidacy if he chooses Marco Rubio is not Rubio’s Hispanic surname or immigrant roots — it is that small government constitutional conservatives and Tea Partiers will back him with the enthusiasm reserved for one of their own.

http://www.conservativehq.com/article/9028-could-marco-rubio-save-mitt-romney


28 posted on 07/31/2012 7:55:56 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: GBA

Back in early 09, I attended a TEA party event where Rubio spoke.

He was heckled by a hard-core conservative member of our group for his position on AZ’s immigration while he was FL speaker of the house. I was ignorant back then. But now I understand.


29 posted on 07/31/2012 7:56:31 AM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: PJ-Comix

“It was America’s commitment to limited government and free enterprise that opened doors for me. And it’s this same free enterprise system that’s under assault today.

Since I’ve been in the Senate, I have proudly been on the side of job creators and parents whose mission in life is to build a strong and prosperous America their children will be blessed to inherit. I’ve supported efforts to “Cut-Cap-and-Balance” our budget; add a strong Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution; save Medicare; repeal ObamaCare; oppose short-sighted budget gimmicks and spending plans; and approve job-creating free trade agreements. And I opposed raising the debt ceiling in the absence of real measures to control our long-term spending problem and provide greater certainty to job creators.

I’ve also engaged in our national conversation about America’s foreign policy and proudly articulated my beliefs about America’s national interests in opposing dangerous tyrants, standing with freedom fighters and being a forceful voice for democracy and human rights. In the course of my work, I’ve especially felt blessed to meet and represent so many patriotic, courageous men and women who put their lives on the line for us every day.”

http://www.rubio.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/biography


30 posted on 07/31/2012 7:59:35 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: PJ-Comix

I don’t have any thoughts about Rubio one way or another because I really don’t know that much about him but Richardson is an idiot. He just wants everyone to think he is still relevant because he is Latino.


31 posted on 07/31/2012 8:15:30 AM PDT by bkepley
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To: skeeter
"I don’t believe democrats ever tell the truth."

Exactly!

Why on earth would the dems tell the republicans how to beat them? The dems are NOT afraid of Rubio. They want Rubio to give cover for Obama not being a NBC and they know we in the conservative base have a significant number who will see Rubio as pandering to the illegal crowd and amnesty and will NOT vote.

Remember last election it was McCain who they "feared"!

Seriously how can anyone fall for this crap? They want Mitt to pick Rubio so Obama can WIN.

32 posted on 07/31/2012 8:19:08 AM PDT by precisionshootist
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To: PJ-Comix

Nothing against Rubio, but I don’t think we should be playing this Racial Gerrymandering game which the Democrats instigated.


33 posted on 07/31/2012 8:30:15 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: PJ-Comix

He likes Rubio and has a healthy respect for him but, I think he is overestimating Rubio’s ability to draw Latino votes.

Richardson, on the whole, was balanced in his views and wants the entire Latino community to unite


34 posted on 07/31/2012 8:37:22 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: ETL

Yep, he’s one of Clinton’s handmaidens. I’ve never trusted the guy, and never will.


35 posted on 07/31/2012 9:18:27 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Remove all Democrats from the Republican party, and we won't have much Left, just a lot of Right.)
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To: PJ-Comix

“Can you imagine a Veep debate between Rubio and Biden?”

Indeed I can! Rubio is one of the smartest, most articulate, fast-on-his-feet politicians today. A debate between him and Biden would be “no-contest”. Like a “debate” between a lion and a cornered chipmunk.


36 posted on 07/31/2012 10:07:10 AM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: PJ-Comix
There are many who do not agree with you and instead hold true to an originalist interpretation of "Natural Born Citizen" and the intent for this eligibility requirement, as defined by the Founding Fathers.

Should Romney choose Rubio or anyone else for his VP who was not born to here to two citizen parents at the time of his/her birth, he picks a fight with this very active voting block and essentially puts himself into the same category as obama.

This is probably not a good plan unless he wants to split off a group that might otherwise vote for him and make them his enemy as he will certainly become theirs.

Maybe there's a better choice that might win friends instead of make enemies?

37 posted on 07/31/2012 6:03:04 PM PDT by GBA
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