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NJ Gov. Chris Christie to give keynote address at Republican National Convention
FoxNews.com ^ | August 14, 2012 | AP

Posted on 08/14/2012 2:42:29 AM PDT by carriage_hill

Chris Christie, the sometimes abrasive but always entertaining governor of New Jersey, is set to be announced Tuesday as the keynote speaker for the Republicans' national convention later this month.

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The scheduling decision was first reported online by USA Today early Tuesday and confirmed by Republican officials directly involved in convention planning. The Republican officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because the formal announcement was not planned until later Tuesday.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: 2012rncconvention; christie; keynote; rnc
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The big "non-secret" has leaked-out.
1 posted on 08/14/2012 2:42:37 AM PDT by carriage_hill
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To: carriage_hill

OMG He’s not conservative enough! /sarc


2 posted on 08/14/2012 2:53:05 AM PDT by abercrombie_guy_38
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To: carriage_hill
The GOP-e thinks he is the best RINO to stop the Tea Party in 2016 if Mitt loses so they gotta groom him...Son of a Mitt as it were.
3 posted on 08/14/2012 2:53:49 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Not voting for Ryan? Obama love you long time.")
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To: carriage_hill

I’m looking forward to this one. I don’t agree with Christie on everything, but I love his no BS way of speaking. Good choice for a keynote speaker. Glad he’s not the VP pick (grin), but a good choice for keynote, IMHO.


5 posted on 08/14/2012 2:57:00 AM PDT by DemforBush
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To: Happy Rain

He’s “earning his stripes” in the NJ Trenches, as it were. He’ll be a contender in ‘16, if he doesn’t have any serious weight-related health problems. He’s a GOP-e ‘darling’.


6 posted on 08/14/2012 3:00:32 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: abercrombie_guy_38; lightman

Where have we heard that before? He’s made-to-order for GOP-e.


7 posted on 08/14/2012 3:01:52 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: DemforBush

If every conservative treated the left as the joke they are, the way Christie does it, we’d never lose an election.


8 posted on 08/14/2012 3:07:56 AM PDT by jb729
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To: Happy Rain

If we had more Tea Party candidates who could chew the left the way Christie does, then we wouldn’t have to worry about Christie getting nominated. The only one even remotely close is Gingrich, and even he isn’t the perfect conservative and he’s got way too much personal baggage.


9 posted on 08/14/2012 3:12:43 AM PDT by jb729
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To: carriage_hill
I guess in a RED (as in Far Left) Blue (as in Far Left-go figure) State like Jersey a man like Christie looks like Goldwater.

He could only be a Democrat here in SC.

10 posted on 08/14/2012 3:14:23 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Not voting for Ryan? Obama love you long time.")
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To: jb729

I do like him about 90% of the time. The other 10%... meh. He does what he has to in that RAT-infested place. I lived there and worked in Midtown for 20+yrs, before moving west in ‘89. Haven’t been/won’t go back, since.


11 posted on 08/14/2012 3:17:20 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: abercrombie_guy_38

You can put that on an endless loop and keep playing it. He’s perfect for GOP-e.


12 posted on 08/14/2012 3:18:39 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Happy Rain

Sure tells us where the GOP-e comes-out on everything, if he’s to be the new *rising star for 2016*, doesn’t it?


13 posted on 08/14/2012 3:22:00 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: carriage_hill
The Left and the GOP-e share two things in common: A love for Big Government and a hate for Christian Conservatives.
14 posted on 08/14/2012 3:27:32 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Not voting for Ryan? Obama love you long time.")
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To: jb729
Did you know you’re not even allowed to pump your own gas in New Jersey? Some worthless union scuzzball must pump it for you.

There's no union involved. It's a minimum wage job.

15 posted on 08/14/2012 3:32:57 AM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (R&R isn't just a railroad in Monopoly anymore!)
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To: Happy Rain

Sadly, so true. I’ve always said that the GOP-e is just the lib-dems’ “away jersey”. Flip-side of the same coin. Not a damned dimes worth of difference.


16 posted on 08/14/2012 3:41:25 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: carriage_hill
Suits Romney perfectly---it'll be RINOs on parade.

And in the meantime...

Palin's Absence From Convention May Expose Rift

17 posted on 08/14/2012 3:46:28 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: carriage_hill

I knew about this from FR 2 weeks ago... He is still fat, progressive and an arse... I will NOT be watching.

LLS


18 posted on 08/14/2012 4:09:00 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Sarah speaking at the romney convention would be like Led Zeppelin opening for the Monkees)
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To: LibLieSlayer

It’s definitely “old news”, and I doubt that I’ll watch any of it, either. We all know how “the script is written” and how it’s going to go, way ahead of time. No surprises; all very scripted, except for what the RP-ers will do. Any thoughts on their possible antics?


19 posted on 08/14/2012 4:30:02 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Yikes! What a contrast.


20 posted on 08/14/2012 4:41:05 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: carriage_hill
I don't know but I will watch if they do something. Someone needs to remind these progressive republicans that they are not the center of anyone’s Universe.

LLS

21 posted on 08/14/2012 5:04:16 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Sarah speaking at the romney convention would be like Led Zeppelin opening for The Monkees)
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To: carriage_hill

I can hear it now................

We wuvv the muzies, we wuvv the muzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzziess.
And BTW—you are ALL ISLAMOPHOBES!


22 posted on 08/14/2012 5:05:36 AM PDT by Flintlock (-THE TRUTH--It's the NEW hate speech.)
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To: carriage_hill

Conservatives are few and far between and Gov. Christie is fiscally conservative. He can articulate the issues as well as anybody and he manages to shut the unions out in NJ which I thank him for.

For all the doubters about Christie, stop whining and complaining that he isn’t “conservative-enough”. He is governor of a deep blue state with a few of us conservatives to keep it sane. I don’t agree with everything he says or positions he takes but I do agree far more than I disagree. Other than Ronald Reagan, we have few “saints” on the conservative side who can do no wrong. Save the complaints about Christie and heap those on 0bama. There is plenty to complain about there. Far better use of energy.


23 posted on 08/14/2012 5:11:02 AM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: carriage_hill

Krispie Kreme Christie alert!

The keynote should have gone to Rand Paul or Jim DeMint, also known as real Republicans.


24 posted on 08/14/2012 5:18:48 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: carriage_hill

Oh boy, Ann Coulter will be in ecstasy.


25 posted on 08/14/2012 5:23:37 AM PDT by stratman1969
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To: carriage_hill

Nice to hear it confirmed. Put it to them Chris!


26 posted on 08/14/2012 5:23:59 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 12 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: stratman1969

Yes, Blondie gets to hear both her faves this cycle.


27 posted on 08/14/2012 5:25:21 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 12 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Flintlock

They’ve helped the murderous muzzie filth establish a major beachhead inside the gates, just as the treasonous lib-dems have.


28 posted on 08/14/2012 5:28:08 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: kevinm13

He’s far better than the creeps we had as govs during the late-60s, the 70s & 80s when I lived there/ worked in NYC.


29 posted on 08/14/2012 5:30:37 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

DeMint or Coburn, perhaps. I don’t know much about Rand; need to do some research, I admit.


30 posted on 08/14/2012 5:40:16 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: stratman1969

She’s really lip-locked to Crispy Creme & Co.


31 posted on 08/14/2012 5:42:12 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: carriage_hill

Don’t worry. Rand’s not the loon his dad Whatshisname (He’s become an Orwellian “unperson” finally.) is. He believes in national defense.

:)


32 posted on 08/14/2012 5:47:00 AM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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To: Absolutely Nobama

RuPaul & LibTards Co truly worry me; how Texas has continually re-elected that perennial loonytoon, is far beyond me.


33 posted on 08/14/2012 5:53:43 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: carriage_hill

“He’ll be a contender in ‘16,”

Why on 16? You planning on R & R losing to Obama? We may not need anyone in 16 if that magic moron gets re-elected. Here’s how it goes down, Romney wins in 12-16. Ryan wins in 20-24...got it?


34 posted on 08/14/2012 5:55:54 AM PDT by oust the louse (Obamacare has morphed into a tax on staying alive.)
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Why on 16? You planning on R & R losing to Obama? We may not need anyone in 16 if that magic moron gets re-elected. Here’s how it goes down, Romney wins in 12-16. Ryan wins in 20-24...got it?

Haven't you heard? FReepers gave up on this election because the GOP ticket is not conservative enough.

Guess they'd rather have Obama stay in power to prove a point to the GOPe and have a clear conscience than to force the pResident out while holding their nose casting their vote .

I fail to see the logic of sitting out. If you do happen to figure out their logic, please share it. I'm baffled and PISSED.
35 posted on 08/14/2012 6:11:20 AM PDT by NeverEVERKerry (I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: carriage_hill
Robert Spencer: Christie capitulates to Islamic supremacists New Jersey Governor Chris Christie held an Iftar dinner at the Governor’s Mansion in late July. He took the opportunity to declare himself a foursquare tool of jihadists and Islamic supremacists, and even adopted their language in deriding those who have pointed out how he has allowed himself to be compromised by them. http://www.jihadwatch.org/2012/08/robert-spencer-christie-capitulates-to-islamic-supremacists.html
36 posted on 08/14/2012 6:14:59 AM PDT by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: oust the louse

“...Romney wins in 12-16. Ryan wins in 20-24...”

Sounds like a winner to me. HE’s the one planning to run in ‘16 - “needs a job” - read the article. He said it.


37 posted on 08/14/2012 6:15:23 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: carriage_hill

Christie will be reading a selection from the koran.


38 posted on 08/14/2012 6:22:07 AM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: bayouranger

OMG. I didn’t know about that. ‘Diarrhea Law’ can’t be far behind.


39 posted on 08/14/2012 6:25:36 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie & stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: Timber Rattler

Damn he’s big! No self control.

It carries over to... he’ll wrap his arm around anything.


40 posted on 08/14/2012 6:39:46 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: carriage_hill

I wont be watching any of it, unless there is a change in Gov Palin`s invitation to speak.

Nothing to stop Paul Ryan from saying to Mitt (during peanut butter/honey sandwich), hey Mitt I really feel bad about my good friend Sarah being excluded from the convention, are you sure that`s a good idea?

He could say that


41 posted on 08/14/2012 6:41:09 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: jb729
he’s got way too much personal baggage.

Being godless and a KNOWN LIAR is having more baggage than a person wanting to be president of USA ought to have - in a third world nation it would work.

42 posted on 08/14/2012 6:45:59 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: carriage_hill

I’m predicting the lowest viewership EVER by any measure for convention coverage for BOTH parties. The rats are probably going to have to hire shills to fill the seats in the convention hall.


43 posted on 08/14/2012 7:19:27 AM PDT by ichabod1 (Spriiingtime for islam, and tyranny. Winter for US and frieeends. . .)
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To: carriage_hill

For what this is worth, the Independents, wobbly RINOs, and even some liberals in my office are VERY impressed with Christie. I know that doesn’t do anything to burnish his conservative credentials such as they are, but a lot of people may end up watching the convention at the very least.


44 posted on 08/14/2012 7:24:51 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: carriage_hill
Gov. Crispy Cream of NJ is absolutely the wrong OPTIC for the party.

He will represent a party which is out of touch with starving poor people.


45 posted on 08/14/2012 7:49:53 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: Timber Rattler
Christie's twice the man Obama is! ( In more ways then one!)
46 posted on 08/14/2012 7:51:08 AM PDT by MacMattico
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To: carriage_hill

As was posted yesterday, lead cowboy at the RINO Rodeo.


47 posted on 08/14/2012 7:53:48 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Conservatism is not a matter of convenience.)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012

“He will represent a party which is out of touch with starving poor people.”


Maybe he will be a visual sign of solidarity with all the obese poor people.


48 posted on 08/14/2012 8:48:57 AM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: married21
Anyone who is so morbidly obese is mentally ill.

400 lbs of PORK in a barrel is the wrong message for the Party


49 posted on 08/14/2012 9:05:10 AM PDT by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your teaching is my delight.)
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To: carriage_hill

They let this non-photogenic ego-maniac islamo-loving Noreasterner speak (and Key Note at that), and won’t let an accomplished true blue patriot like Sarah Palin near the microphone.


50 posted on 08/14/2012 9:07:20 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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