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RNC Chairman Reince Priebus Announces First Wave of Republican Convention Headliners
Republican National Committee ^ | 8/6/12 | Reince Priebus

Posted on 08/06/2012 8:13:45 AM PDT by JeepersFreepers

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To: noexcuses

Id definitely want to hear from Bachmann, Newt, Cain, Sarah

Ryan perhaps, Rubio has become a GOP-e darling...


51 posted on 08/06/2012 10:49:20 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: noexcuses

Id definitely want to hear from Bachmann, Newt, Cain, Sarah

Ryan perhaps, Rubio has become a GOP-e darling...


52 posted on 08/06/2012 10:49:20 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: Tennessee Nana
Additional convention speakers, including the keynote, will be announced in the coming days and weeks.

Saint Sarah still has a chance....

53 posted on 08/06/2012 11:00:39 AM PDT by raybbr (People who still support Obama are either a Marxist or a moron.)
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To: raybbr

I bet that every speaker would have to submit their speech for prior aproval. Its hard to imagine that she would do that.


54 posted on 08/06/2012 11:10:23 AM PDT by Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand
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To: Lazamataz

Rice’s speech will be titled “Why I May Not Vote For Obama Again”


55 posted on 08/06/2012 11:18:04 AM PDT by TheLawyerFormerlyKnownAsAl
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To: JeepersFreepers
...Wave...Ha....more like a dribble....

What we need is a TSUNAMI that will sweep the dims into the dustbin of history.

56 posted on 08/06/2012 12:00:21 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: JeepersFreepers

Epic fail party. Epic fail candidate. Hordes of voters will be staying home 11/06/12.


57 posted on 08/06/2012 12:00:37 PM PDT by matthew fuller (They'll have to pry my gun, bible, and chikin from my cold dead fingers.)
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To: TheLawyerFormerlyKnownAsAl

” Rice’s speech will be titled “Why I May Not Vote For Obama Again””

Yeah....: )


58 posted on 08/06/2012 12:14:38 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: ichabod1

I think that’s accurate. As long as conservatives keep returning to the Grand Old Plantation, the party will continue to drift to the left.


59 posted on 08/06/2012 12:29:48 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: Magic Fingers; noexcuses

I wouldn’t complain about any of the conservatives on that list, though there’s no way they would all speak in the ‘big tent’.

Martinez and Haley are the only speakers listed on the official list who even moderately interest me, though.


60 posted on 08/06/2012 12:33:20 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: JeepersFreepers
I don't understand the Huckabee pick. It must be to assuage evangelicals.

McCain is an odd choice. Do failed nominees usually get big speaking engagements at the next convention?

61 posted on 08/06/2012 12:40:44 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: newzjunkey
It really is OBVIOUS.

“The Massachusetts Republican Party died last Tuesday.
The cause of death: failed leadership.

The party is survived by a few leftover legislators
and a handful of county officials and grassroots activists
who have been ignored for years.
Services will be public and a mass exodus of taxpayers will follow.
In lieu of flowers, send messages to Republican voters
warning them about a certain presidential candidate named Romney.”
- Boston Herald, 11/12/2006


"In 2006, while Romney was chairman of the National Republican
Governors Association - a group dedicated to electing more
Republican governors - his own hand-picked Republican successor
as governor lost badly to the Democrat, despite the fact that Republicans
have held the governorship in Massachusetts since 1990. Romney largely
ignored the Massachusetts elections and spent most of the time
during the campaign out of state building his presidential campaign.
He came back and publicly campaigned for the Republican candidate
the day before the general election!
“Locally, this is a rebuke to Mitt Romney and checking out within six months
after being elected and having accomplished almost nothing,”

[Jim] Rappaport [former chairman of the state Republican Party]."
- Boston Globe, 11/8/2006

"A political party cannot be all things to all people.
It must represent certain fundamental beliefs
 which must not be compromised to political expediency
or simply to swell its numbers."

--  President Ronald Reagan


"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party
 over to the traitors in the battle just ended.
We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged
 to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support.
Turning the Party over to the so-called moderates
wouldn’t make any sense at all.""

--  President Ronald Reagan

62 posted on 08/06/2012 12:44:41 PM PDT by Diogenesis ("Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. " Pres. Ronald Reagan)
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To: TheLawyerFormerlyKnownAsAl
Rice’s speech will be titled “Why I May Not Vote For Obama Again”

NOT funny and based on nothing but sick racist drivel and innuendo.

63 posted on 08/06/2012 12:47:16 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: Timber Rattler

Yeah, the DIABLOS don’t follow the old axiom, “Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer”


64 posted on 08/06/2012 12:49:00 PM PDT by bjorn14 (Woe to those who call good evil and evil good. Isaiah 5:20)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

I became a Republican at age 21 in 1979. When asked, I now
self-identfy as a conservative. It’s so embarrassing now to
think about being called a Republican.

Enjoy your snoozefest RNC. Perhaps I’ll watch a Youtube
vid of Sarah Palin’s speech at the convention in 2008.

And I’ll decide on election day about voting.


65 posted on 08/06/2012 12:49:00 PM PDT by americas.best.days...
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To: americas.best.days...
And I’ll decide on election day about voting.

You need to vote. I've made no secret of the fact that I won't vote for Romney but downticket is absolutely vital. We need conservatives everywhere, not simply in the White House. We know Romney isn't acceptable but everywhere, from our schoolboards to our statehouses to Congress, the Tea Party tide needs to roll again.

66 posted on 08/06/2012 1:03:59 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: All


PUPPET SHOW

AND

Republican National Convention


p.a. system will have an "11"
memorial to dear departed drummer to follow.

67 posted on 08/06/2012 1:16:36 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Diogenesis
Calling 999? Just how many Brits nominate GOP candidates? Blame the GOP-e when Primary voters elected the nominee and back it up with foreign cartoons. geesh.
68 posted on 08/06/2012 4:50:59 PM PDT by MacMattico
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To: Batman11
-"McCain?Huckabee? No Sarah?? The RNCe is stuck on stupid!!" No question about it!!!
69 posted on 08/06/2012 6:03:11 PM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: Humbug
Left out are some people who will obviously be there, such as Christie and Rubio.

I understand Christie will be the keynote speaker, so says foxnews. Haven't heard anything about Rubio but I suspect if he isn't the VP nominee he will certainly play a huge role.

70 posted on 08/06/2012 7:13:19 PM PDT by StarFan
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Click

71 posted on 08/06/2012 7:44:46 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93destr)
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To: Qwackertoo

I think it will be Paul Ryan. Just gut instinct. He’s likable.


72 posted on 08/06/2012 8:35:42 PM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: LibFreeUSA

McCain will be speaking? We couldn’t get Bob Dole?


73 posted on 08/06/2012 8:41:47 PM PDT by PA-RIVER
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To: Batman11

This Reince ‘and repeat’ Priebus is an absolute moron.
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I don’t particularly care for this segment of speakers, but, there will be a gazillion of ‘em during the 4-day convention. Priebus is NOT a freakin’ moron. He’s gutsy and has b**ls; something few Republicans have. He took on Harry Reid this week and called him a “dirty liar”. Not only did he NOT back down, but he said: “I’ll ‘triple down’ on what I said about Harry Reid.”


74 posted on 08/06/2012 9:45:26 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: katiedidit1; All

EVERYBODY NEEDS TO FREAKIN’ CHILL OUT.... This is a 4-day Convention. There will be many, many, many speakers; each given about 10-15 minutes to speak. Sooner or later, one of your favorites will step on the podium. Just freakin’ chill folks.


75 posted on 08/06/2012 9:48:19 PM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: JeepersFreepers
I will continue to pray for a good filibuster from the conservatives on the floor.

They now are officially the Rino McCain party to me!
They con and use us to get our votes. I guess Christie will bring cheeseburgers and a diet coke along ...as McCain sits off doing his backwards jokes to impress his pals. Huck eating chicken out of a bag. Rice speaking highly of her former boss who is nowhere around-our former president. Romney will appear on Reagan's horse. They will show him as the savior for the nation and wipe clean his liberal policies and making him out to be Reagan's best friend. People will be fainting at home .....

76 posted on 08/06/2012 10:24:52 PM PDT by Christie at the beach (I like Newt and would love to see political dead bodies on the floor.)
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To: JeepersFreepers

Al Gore? Bill Clinton? Joe Biden? Ronald McDonald? Mickey Mouse?

The suspense is killing me....


77 posted on 08/07/2012 12:02:59 AM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Aw this sux. Big time. But why am I not surprised. We still gotta take the party over, especially if Mittster wins, I mean, like Tea Party Senate and Tea Party House. No other way around it.


78 posted on 08/07/2012 12:38:01 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Donate, & walk precincts, not for "Parties", but for individual, principled "Candidates" (& for FR)
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To: JeepersFreepers
Headline this Reince - ya rainbow RINO Jacktard.
 
"The [my] only connection [to the Republican Party]is I'm registered as a Republican"
--Mitt RRRRRomney
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNbXdOCQQMs
 
FAIL
 

79 posted on 08/07/2012 2:59:33 AM PDT by OldEarlGray (The POTUS is FUBAR until the White Hut is sanitized with American Tea)
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To: JeepersFreepers

No Sarah Palin after she has endorsed and supported 5/5 GOP wins in early Senate elections. No speaking spot?

The GOP is rotten to its core with the insidious plague of liberalism and its associated evolution towards fascism.The GOP needs to be reformed or destroyed IMHO, get BACK to constitutional principles!

They do not want a populist floor vote to put Sarah Palin on the ticket. MITT IS AFRAID!!!!!!! GENUINELY AFRAID of Sarah Palin.

I say break them like the whining porcine whackadoodles they are.


80 posted on 08/07/2012 4:43:08 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article: http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: DTogo

You asked about the tramp Coulter...well on Sunday on ABC This Week she stated that the base does NOT need energizing as it did in 2008.

That`s what she said, I heard her say it with my own ears. Funny she did surprise me by saying that she only voted for McCain because of the fact he picked Palin.... This was a surprise to me to here her say that, especially after all the Palin trashing she has done.

I wrote her off some time ago, have 1 of her books to burn, one that was given to me.

But on top of the fact that she is a RINO, I honestly was surprised that she was so dumb to make this statement...”the base in 2012 does not need energizing”

I had no idea she was that stupid!


81 posted on 08/07/2012 5:58:10 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: Sola Veritas
Huckabee is a solid moral conservative

Are you familiar with his record as Arkansas gov?

82 posted on 08/07/2012 6:04:45 AM PDT by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: lonestar

“Are you familiar with his record as Arkansas gov?”

Yes, I am indeed. The Evangelicals I know from Arkansas, think highly of Huckabee on “Moral” issues. Now on guarding the border, and other “conservative” issues, he isn’t so good.

Notice I said solid of “Moral” isues....not fiscal, etc.

Whatever, by endorsing Romney he has lost credibility. He has carried his affable nature too far.


83 posted on 08/07/2012 6:39:11 AM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Batman11; All

This is the first list of speakers, though I doubt many of you actually read.

None of these will be the keynote, and more speakers will be added later.

Hopefully one will be Cain, Palin or something. If not, then complain.


84 posted on 08/07/2012 8:46:15 AM PDT by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: pistolpackinpapa; onyx

They damn well better be included! so far they are on the backburner. McCain does NOT deserve prime time!


85 posted on 08/07/2012 9:05:22 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: PA-RIVER

No, but rumor has it Olympia Snowe is available


86 posted on 08/07/2012 9:08:40 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: AmericanInTokyo

A TEA Party Senate and House is exactly what we need, and we need the same thing in every state we can muster.
The only way you eat an elephant is one bite at a time. The GOPe has been around and in control for ever. This is a war and we can not get upset because they, the elite, are flexing their muscles. We need to bulk up double down and keep electing conservatives down ticket till the entire bench of bright new stars are TEA.
We conservatives have made up so much ground that are using pysc warfare to shake us off our game. In any contest the winner sees themselves a winner in their mind well before the contest is over. It is written that it will get worse before it gets better but good wins in the end. The GOPe know sixty percent of primary voters rejected Romney.


87 posted on 08/07/2012 9:35:05 AM PDT by WilliamRobert (conservatism is a lifestyle)
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To: Magic Fingers

Yeah, the desire to cannibalize here is amazing at times but I’ll put up a list as well:

Scott Walker, Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, Paul Ryan, Susana Martinez, Clint Eastwood, Allen West, and then the ticket.

Some of these you guys don’t like but they each demonstrate the ability to tenaciously support their more conservative parts of their beliefs. A lot of white guys even on my list.


88 posted on 08/07/2012 9:51:51 AM PDT by Joe27
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To: Tennessee Nana

The 2012 GOP Convention is An Ailes/Rove/Cheney production. They have all turned on Palin.


89 posted on 08/07/2012 6:33:27 PM PDT by easyrighter
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To: Vigilanteman

I agree with your reasoning on McCain and Huck, not at all surprising.

Bobby Jindal is an obvious omission so far, keeps him in the Veep sweepstakes.

Unlike some here, I’m grateful for Priebus thus far. Course it would be hard not to surpass some of the recent Chairmen, but he fights well - I like him in interviews and I like the RNC ads so far. He’s no Lee Atwater, but then, he was unique.


90 posted on 08/08/2012 10:41:20 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Kinder Gentler Machinegun Hand

Yeppers, this ‘GOPe rejects Palin’ meme is stretched a bit thin.

The party didn’t keep Palin from entering the primary (doing the tease instead), didn’t keep her from endorsing someone else to try to unite notMitt voters, and isn’t keeping her from endorsing the nominee.


91 posted on 08/08/2012 10:53:32 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: newzjunkey
Do failed nominees usually get big speaking engagements at the next convention?

I don't think we know yet how 'big' his slot will be. I do think you have to give him a decent slot so long as his speech makes some sense in terms of meshing with what's needed for Romney's message. Something McCain has some credibility on.

Hold on, I'm thinkin...

92 posted on 08/08/2012 10:57:50 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: Qwackertoo; PA-RIVER
Paul Ryan is Newt Gingrich with the ideas and salesmanship but without the marital baggage. He's also young enough to actually be president in 4-8 years.
93 posted on 08/20/2012 8:10:56 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Qwackertoo; PA-RIVER
Paul Ryan is Newt Gingrich with the ideas and salesmanship but without the marital and RINO baggage. He's also young enough to actually be president in 4-8 years.
94 posted on 08/20/2012 8:11:14 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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