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Obama's Signature Move: Unsealing Private Records
Town Hall ^ | 8/1/12 | Ann Coulter

Posted on 08/01/2012 6:37:58 PM PDT by Nachum

Mitt Romney presents one enormous problem for Barack Obama's campaign: No divorce records. That's why the media are so hot to get their hands on Romney's tax records for the past 25 years. They need something to "pick through, distort and lie about" -- as the Republican candidate says.

Obama's usual campaign method, used in 100 percent of his races, has been to pry into the private records of his opponents.

Democrats aren't going to find any personal dirt on the clean-cut Mormon, so they need complicated tax filings going back decades in order to create the illusion of scandal out of boring financial records.

Romney has already released his 2010 tax return and is about to release his 2011 return. After all the huffing and puffing by the media demanding those returns, the follow-up story vanished remarkably quickly when the only thing the return showed was that Romney pays millions of dollars in taxes and gives a lot of money to charity.

Let's take a romp down memory lane and review the typical Obama campaign strategy. Obama became a U.S. senator only by virtue of David Axelrod's former employer, the Chicago Tribune, ripping open the sealed divorce records of Obama's two principal opponents.

One month before the 2004 Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate, Obama was down in the polls, about to lose to Blair Hull, a multimillionaire securities trader. But then the Chicago Tribune leaked the claim that Hull's second ex-wife, Brenda Sexton, had sought an order of protection against him during their 1998 divorce proceedings.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho2012; chicagoway; cultureofcorruption; dncstrategy; obamas; private; records; romney; thechicagoway; thugocracy; unsealing
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1 posted on 08/01/2012 6:38:10 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum
I would love to see some unsealed records...

Occidental College...
Columbia University...
Harvard Law Review...

Just for starters....

Then a genuine birth certificate...
Selective Service records...
Social Security application/SSN assignment....

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BAMMIE_ENUFF1

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Yup.....

That oughta do it...

2 posted on 08/01/2012 6:47:24 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Nachum
Obama and Axelrod already have Romney's tax returns and FBI file. Why do you think they keep demanding he release his tax returns?

Sheesh! Dumb America! Wake up!

3 posted on 08/01/2012 6:47:32 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Nachum

What they will find is a massive transfer of tens of millions of dollars to the Mormon headquarters and other Mormon only related organizations.

All legal of course, but it will be unsettling to Christians.


4 posted on 08/01/2012 6:48:06 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: Nachum

Obama’s 2004 income tax filings do NOT match what the state of Illinois says he was paid.

He might want to fix those numbers first........


5 posted on 08/01/2012 6:49:04 PM PDT by ridesthemiles
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To: Wings-n-Wind

love the graphic.


6 posted on 08/01/2012 6:50:41 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (Woe to them...)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

Obama records which have not been released

http://www.nachumlist.com/records.htm


7 posted on 08/01/2012 6:50:46 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
"One month before the 2004 Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate, Obama was down in the polls, about to lose to Blair Hull, a multimillionaire securities trader. But then the Chicago Tribune leaked the claim that Hull's second ex-wife, Brenda Sexton, had sought an order of protection against him during their 1998 divorce proceedings."

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David Axlerod used to work at the Tribune. He also got the Ryan divorce decree unsealed and aired that dirty laundry in the Tribune.

8 posted on 08/01/2012 6:53:05 PM PDT by Free in Texas (Member of the Bitter Clingers Association.)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

Let’s not forget Obama’s perchant to visit bathhouses in Chicago Boystown, his visits with Rahm to “Man’s Country”, and his male attendants in the White House.


9 posted on 08/01/2012 6:57:04 PM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: Nachum
It will be interesting to see if Obama can pick the lock of the famously guarded IRS.

Tim "Turbo-tax" Geitner is Obummers go to guy with the IRS. Comical to say the least.

10 posted on 08/01/2012 7:04:20 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: ansel12

“What they will find is a massive transfer of tens of millions of dollars to the Mormon headquarters and other Mormon only related organizations.

All legal of course, but it will be unsettling to Christians.”

The Muslim Brotherhood-loving Communist Barack Obama is vastly more troubling to this Christian than Romney giving his own money to Mormon organizations.


11 posted on 08/01/2012 7:06:22 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Nachum

Has Ann ever weighed in on the unsolved murder of Donald Young or the possible link to the 2008 campaign? How about the wild limo ride in Gurnee?


12 posted on 08/01/2012 7:08:59 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Wings-n-Wind
I would love to see some unsealed records...

Occidental College...
Columbia University...
Harvard Law Review...

According to factcheck.org it would be unprecedented for a presidential candidate to release his college records. George W. Bush's records were leaked by someone but he didn't release them.

Anybody know if this is correct?

13 posted on 08/01/2012 7:10:28 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Magic Fingers

Nonetheless, his returns and the level of his importance to funding those missionaries sent out to convert American Christians from Christianity will be disturbing to many of what is the conservative base.


14 posted on 08/01/2012 7:13:07 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: SERKIT

Never heard Ann go off on any of the Gay Obama or murders. Not her style.


15 posted on 08/01/2012 7:13:26 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: ansel12

“Nonetheless, his returns and the level of his importance to funding those missionaries sent out to convert American Christians from Christianity will be disturbing to many of what is the conservative base.”

Uh huh. Well, they’re REALLY going to enjoy life under Obama 2.0.


16 posted on 08/01/2012 7:27:39 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Nachum

“They need something to “pick through, distort and lie about” — as the Republican candidate says.”

Romneycare, assault weapons ban, pro gay marriage stances, running from Reagan, trying to outflank Kennedy on the left, TARP bailouts,abortion on demand, liberal judges.....

Do they really need anything else? All they have to is point out that they are the same.


17 posted on 08/01/2012 7:31:58 PM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: Nachum

Before the Obama’s hit the mother load, their real estate taxes had been “fixed” by someone so they were much lower than they should have been. Someone blasted all of this stuff on the internet in “08”. An oldie but goodie: http://therealbarackobama.wordpress.com/2008/05/05/follow-the-money-who-paid-obamas-2005-property-taxes-updated/


18 posted on 08/01/2012 7:32:07 PM PDT by Ms Mable
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To: Magic Fingers

Christians do worry about people formally leaving Christ.


19 posted on 08/01/2012 7:35:30 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: Yardstick
According to factcheck.org it would be unprecedented for a presidential candidate to release his college records. George W. Bush's records were leaked by someone but he didn't release them. Anybody know if this is correct?

In 2004, some of John "D-student" Kerry's academic records were released. And in the year 2000 we also learned that Al Gore had flunked out of divinity school, and that his GPA was not as good as GWBush's.

Additionally, we learned in 2004 and 2000 that GWBush had better SAT scores than did Kerry or Gore.

I don't know whether Kerry's or Gore's academic records were leaked without their permission; but I would guess they were, since neither Gore nor Kerry had much to crow about.

20 posted on 08/01/2012 7:41:40 PM PDT by shhrubbery! (NIH!)
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To: ansel12

“Christians do worry about people formally leaving Christ.”

Understood, but at the moment I’m personally more worried about having an unfettered second-term President who actively supports groups that murder Christians.


21 posted on 08/01/2012 7:46:55 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: ansel12

“All legal of course, but it will be unsettling to Christians.”

Why, we supposedly have religious freedom in this country, Don’t we?


22 posted on 08/01/2012 7:49:04 PM PDT by A Strict Constructionist (We're an Oligrachy...Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Nachum

Hairy Read and some other prominent RATs have come out and said that they had inside (un-sourced) information that Romney paid no taxes for 10 years. Now if we can only Obama to say it or approve a message that alleges that.

What these idiots forget is that Romney gave decades worth of financial information to the 2008 McCain campaign which would have personal knowledge of the facts.


23 posted on 08/01/2012 8:14:06 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Obamaid has to go.)
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To: Free in Texas

Ann covers that in the full article at the source link.


24 posted on 08/01/2012 8:18:55 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Pontius Pilate 'voters' are arrogant, delusional, lilly-livered collaborators.)
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To: Magic Fingers

I think renouncing Christ for a cult founded as an anti-Christian cult is worse, to work to deceive people into doing that is truly evil.


25 posted on 08/01/2012 8:34:14 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: ansel12

What’s your screen name over at DU?


26 posted on 08/01/2012 8:40:15 PM PDT by datura (Democrat = Socialist, Progressive Democrat = Communist)
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To: datura

This is the pro-life God fearing site, not DU.


27 posted on 08/01/2012 8:52:27 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

It’s still not good enough considering that congresscritters keep on ignoring the message.


28 posted on 08/01/2012 8:54:08 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: Mike Darancette

“Hairy Read and some other prominent...”

Another very interesting story is how Reid’s children, being all lawyers, and all representing Indian tribes have made their Papa so rich. Perhaps he had a hand in approving appropriations that they originated? Is that honest?


29 posted on 08/01/2012 8:59:34 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

Add narcissist.


30 posted on 08/01/2012 9:05:02 PM PDT by upchuck ("Definition of 'racist:' someone that is winning an argument with a liberal." ~ Peter Brimelow)
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To: ansel12

Oh please. People exercise their judgment, good or bad, about renouncing Christ. No one makes them. Choice isn’t an option when they’re being murdered for their beliefs. I really don’t see us reaching any common ground on this issue.


31 posted on 08/01/2012 10:15:02 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: ansel12

Why would you use terms like “transfer...of dollars.” A normal human being calls that “giving to charity.” Am I getting a whiff of troll?


32 posted on 08/02/2012 4:47:19 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Yardstick
We got Al Gore's, we got W's, we got Rick Perry's. Perhaps others too. If they were leaked, no one was held accountable. It's intriguing Obama is immune to efforts to pry open records, public and private.

None of them ran on the strength of their "college resume" like the "professorial" Obama did.

33 posted on 08/02/2012 11:23:48 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Pontius Pilate 'voters' are arrogant, delusional, lilly-livered collaborators.)
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To: ansel12; All
You contend his faith is not Christianity all while he professes Christ to be his Lord and Savior.

Mormon's contend their book of faith if an additional chapter in the life of Christ.

So what church do you belong to? It's a fair question. We should know what you believe is the One True Christianity™ from which the rest of us stray or have been misled by our own wicked hearts.

34 posted on 08/02/2012 11:32:05 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Pontius Pilate 'voters' are arrogant, delusional, lilly-livered collaborators.)
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To: Magic Fingers
Oh please. People exercise their judgment, good or bad, about renouncing Christ. No one makes them. Choice isn’t an option when they’re being murdered for their beliefs.

Part of being a cult is to not let people know where you are taking them, Mormons do that, as they call it "Milk before Meat" is to draw in the potential and lead him through the stages, they know that if they reveal themselves, no one will come.

35 posted on 08/06/2012 12:40:00 AM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: newzjunkey

What church do you belong to?

If it is a Christian church that you belong to, then they state that Mormonism is not a Christian religion.

Are You Catholic? Baptist? Lutheran? Greek Orthodox, Presbyterian, Methodist, etc? Then you know that Mormonism is not a Christian religion because all Christian churches agree on that question.


36 posted on 08/06/2012 12:48:14 AM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: subterfuge
Why would you use terms like “transfer...of dollars.” A normal human being calls that “giving to charity.” Am I getting a whiff of troll?

Normal human beings know that as transferring 10s of millions of dollars into a cult created by Joseph Smith.

Tom Cruise is no match for Bishop Mitt Romney and 170 years of Romney devotion to Mormonism (yet no military service for America).

Mitt even asked for permission from the Holy Mormon Prophet to run for President.

37 posted on 08/06/2012 12:53:29 AM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: ansel12

“Part of being a cult is to not let people know where you are taking them, Mormons do that, as they call it “Milk before Meat” is to draw in the potential and lead him through the stages, they know that if they reveal themselves, no one will come.”

Part of the cult of Islam is to chop the heads off Christians. I’d rather take my chances that I won’t get fooled by crafty Mormons. I think I can handle it.


38 posted on 08/06/2012 10:13:36 AM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Wings-n-Wind

I would like to know if Obama put “Kenya’ on his college application as place of birth. I want to know if he got special consideration for being a foreign student...

Sadly, Democrat PR firms - the kind that ‘feed’ stories to the lazy MSM won’t ‘feed’ them this question. And the elite true believers at the New York Times won’t look into it even if they did - ‘being happy on the liberal plantation’ and all...

So your concerns Wings - and mine - are NOT going to be looked at. The MSM is waiting to be fed ‘dirt’ on Republican so they can become breathless... disgusting little twirps...


39 posted on 08/06/2012 10:23:24 AM PDT by GOPJ (...you can't reason somebody out of a position reason didn't get them in to... Freeper Uriah_lost)
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To: Magic Fingers

I wasn’t even aware that you were personally under threat from Islam or Mormonism. I hope you come out OK.


40 posted on 08/06/2012 4:19:50 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: ansel12

And I thought YOU were under threat - particularly from Mormons, since you stated they were a bigger threat to Christians than militant Islam. But whatever...I hope we both stay safe from whatever worries us the most.


41 posted on 08/06/2012 5:59:09 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Magic Fingers

Actually this is what I said.

“I think renouncing Christ for a cult founded as an anti-Christian cult is worse” (than being killed) If you are a Christian then you agree with that.

It is sad that those pushing Mormonism have to keep offering up as argument, that they are not Muslims, that isn’t much of an argument but it sure makes clear that religion is important and that discussing the religion of Bishop Romney who is striving to become a God, and who asked for permission to run for President from his Holy Prophet is important.


42 posted on 08/06/2012 9:58:28 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: ansel12

“Pushing Mormonism”? Your fixation has you seeing a Mormon behind every bush. I’m not a Mormon and have no interest in becoming one. Before I retired I supervised a few for several years but they didn’t frighten me. I was told of their religion by co-workers who knew them personally, but they never mentioned it to me (maybe they were “bad” Mormons?). Apparently they are the focus of your worries and/or anger but I just don’t share your concerns. Romney didn’t transform Massachusetts into a Mormon stronghold and as far as I know he didn’t try to. As I said previously, I don’t see us finding common ground on the issue of Mormon-mania.


43 posted on 08/07/2012 11:13:52 AM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Magic Fingers

The fact is that the number one argument for defenders of Mormonism and Bishop Romney is that it isn’t Islam, your argument.

Bishop Romney sought the permission of his Holy Prophet to run for President and Romney was a disaster as Governor, that is why he had to give up his plan to seek reelection, he left office with a damning 34% approval.


44 posted on 08/07/2012 12:50:09 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: ansel12

“The fact is that the number one argument for defenders of Mormonism and Bishop Romney is that it isn’t Islam, your argument.”

Well, I’m not a “defender” of Mormonism but I suspect that most people (not you) would agree that radical Islam is worse. I really don’t care about them one way or the other. I’m just not scared of them like you are.


45 posted on 08/07/2012 1:52:52 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Magic Fingers

If you have finished with your efforts to get personal and the distraction of holding of Islam to avoid Romney’s problems.

I would like to re post my original statement which is relevant to the thread and an important insight.

“What they will find is a massive transfer of tens of millions of dollars to the Mormon headquarters and other Mormon only related organizations.

All legal of course, but it will be unsettling to Christians.”


46 posted on 08/07/2012 2:26:46 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: ansel12

Oh yes, a VERY important insight.


47 posted on 08/07/2012 2:53:16 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Magic Fingers

Thank you, that is why I posted it, most freeper conservatives are already aware of it of course, but it is good for everyone to see it posted.


48 posted on 08/07/2012 2:57:52 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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To: ansel12

I’m grateful at being reminded to be upset about Mormons donating their money to the Mormon church - and that Mormons with a lot of money donate a lot of money to the Mormon church. Quite unnerving!


49 posted on 08/07/2012 3:16:14 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Magic Fingers

Thank you.

As powerful figures and as high ranking religious leaders within Mormonism, the Romneys have brought in 10s of millions of dollars into their “unique” anti-Christian religion, and of course Bishop Romney sought the permission of his Holy Prophet to run for President of the United States.

This is something we have never seen in America.


50 posted on 08/07/2012 3:30:49 PM PDT by ansel12 (Massachusetts Governors,,, where the GOP goes for it's "conservative" Presidential candidates.)
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