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Chris Christie calls Jerry Brown Ďan old retreadí
Inside Bay Area ^ | 8/27/11 | Josh Richman

Posted on 08/27/2012 11:29:20 AM PDT by SmithL

Media including the Los Angeles Times are reporting on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s tirade against California Gov. Jerry Brown this morning as he addressed California’s delegation to the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.:

“California made the bad choice by going with an old retread,” Christie told California’s delegation to the Republican National Convention here, a crowd that lapped up his message. “Let me tell you this – I cannot believe you people elected Jerry Brown over Meg Whitman. … Jerry Brown. Jerry Brown? I mean, he won the New Jersey presidential primary over Jimmy Carter when I was 14 years old.”

Christie said the 74-year-old, three-term governor told him that he’s not trying to raise taxes, that he is allowing voters to decide by putting a tax proposal on the ballot.

“Man, that’s leadership, isn’t it?” Christie said.

Seems like my story in today’s editions about California being a popular GOP punching bag was timely, no?

A few observations: Christie governs a state that doesn’t require two-thirds majorities of both houses of the Legislature in order to raise taxes. California’s GDP grew by 2 percent last year, while New Jersey’s shrank by -0.5 percent. And Meg Whitman now presides over Hewlett-Packard, which last week reported its largest-ever quarterly loss – $8.9 billion – and is stumbling dangerously, according to the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg Businessweek.


TOPICS: Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: christie; goldenstate; moonbeam; tetread

1 posted on 08/27/2012 11:29:31 AM PDT by SmithL
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To: SmithL

Are we sure he didn’t say “retard”?


2 posted on 08/27/2012 11:31:02 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: SmithL
I don't see a problem here. How many NEW retreads are there?
3 posted on 08/27/2012 11:31:25 AM PDT by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: SmithL

Jerry never had a tread to begin with.


4 posted on 08/27/2012 11:32:15 AM PDT by pogo101
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To: pogo101

California 1970’s

Gov. Moonbeam

Medfly Brown

And they put him back in......


5 posted on 08/27/2012 11:39:04 AM 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: stephenjohnbanker

“And they put him back in......”

Even Rondstadt wouldn’t do that today...


6 posted on 08/27/2012 11:42:43 AM PDT by jessduntno ("Racism is not dead...it is on life support - kept alive by politicians..." - Thomas Sowell)
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To: pogo101
Jerry never had a tread to begin with.

I hate to disagree with you, but:

TREAD


NO TREAD

7 posted on 08/27/2012 11:42:50 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I love to watch you talk talk talk, but I hate what I hear you say."-Del Shannon)
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To: ozzymandus

“Are we sure he didn’t say “retard”?”

Not politically correct..........and that’s what i like about it!


8 posted on 08/27/2012 11:43:44 AM PDT by V_TWIN (obama=where there's smoke, there's mirrors)
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To: jessduntno

LOL!


9 posted on 08/27/2012 11:48:09 AM 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: jessduntno

As Linda said when she left him,”Jerry,you know that sometimes less really is less...”


10 posted on 08/27/2012 11:48:50 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: SmithL
California’s GDP grew by 2 percent last year

And looking at that chart, WV GDP grew by 4.6% even though mining was off considerably.

Something not quite right here.

11 posted on 08/27/2012 11:53:54 AM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Congrats to Ted Kennedy! He's been sober for two years now!!)
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To: ozzymandus
Are we sure he didn’t say “retard”?

Seriously, that's what I thought on first glance of the headline! That'd go over well with Sarah Palin, no?

12 posted on 08/27/2012 11:55:41 AM PDT by ScottinVA
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To: SmithL

13 posted on 08/27/2012 12:00:16 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: jessduntno
Even Rondstadt wouldn’t do that today...

The ol' retread might be happy about that...


14 posted on 08/27/2012 12:00:29 PM PDT by ScottinVA
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To: SmithL

Brown=Governor ‘moonbeam’, Linda Ronstadt’s old flame.

She’s a real screaming Liberal TOO.


15 posted on 08/27/2012 12:04:13 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: ScottinVA

WTF happened to her. Looks like she took up a job as quality control for Krispy Kreme...Wow!


16 posted on 08/27/2012 12:04:37 PM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: SmithL

I think the statement can be sharpened a tad to “a balding old retread”


17 posted on 08/27/2012 12:06:04 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: Dr. Sivana
I suppose it could always be worse.


18 posted on 08/27/2012 12:06:38 PM PDT by pogo101
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To: SmithL

It’s not Moonbeam anymore - it’s Jerry Geezer


19 posted on 08/27/2012 12:10:27 PM PDT by Regulator
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To: SmithL

Jerry Brown - that’s like putting a dead skunk in your trunk instead of a spare tire.


20 posted on 08/27/2012 12:20:40 PM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Farmer Dean

As Linda said when she left him,”Jerry,you know that sometimes less really is less...”

Of course, even a Boeing 757 looks small flying through the Grand Canyon.


21 posted on 08/27/2012 12:27:51 PM PDT by jessduntno ("Racism is not dead...it is on life support - kept alive by politicians..." - Thomas Sowell)
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To: ozzymandus

That was my first reading. I was only a little surprised Christie was that blunt. Accurate. But blunt.


22 posted on 08/27/2012 12:32:54 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: pogo101

Another ‘old hippie’.

I remember her anti-America rant... it didn’t do her any good, either.

These old celebrities who think they can revive their careers by hopping on the ‘I hate America’ bandwagon make me laugh.


23 posted on 08/27/2012 12:43:19 PM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: ScottinVA
THAT'S Linda Rondstadt??????????????????

O.M.G!


24 posted on 08/27/2012 12:43:38 PM 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: All

I sometimes think Christie’s speech might be the highlight of the convention.

I wonder if he’ll yell out the words “Bada Boom Bada Bing!” at some point during the address or point at some media cameraman and say “What are you looking at?”.


25 posted on 08/27/2012 12:49:57 PM PDT by MplsSteve (General Mills is pro-gay marriage! Boycott their products!)
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To: carriage_hill

THAT’S Linda Rondstadt??????????????????
O.M.G!


Quite a case of “hitting the wall,” eh?


26 posted on 08/27/2012 12:58:51 PM PDT by ScottinVA
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To: ScottinVA

Ole Linda has problems of her own:

http://forums.firingsquad.com/t5/Off-Topic-In-General/US-singer-Linda-Ronstadt-kicked-out-of-casino-for-praising/td-p/27254

Now if the California Capitol was just a casino, maybe we would have something!


27 posted on 08/27/2012 12:59:14 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: ScottinVA

The real question is who is fatter? Chris Christie or Linda Ronstadt?


28 posted on 08/27/2012 1:35:57 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: VeniVidiVici
Look at private sector employment instead. Since recession, CA down -6.77%, NJ down -5.24%. Only energy states are up: Texas, N. Dakota, Louisiana, Alaska. Oh yeah, DC too.

http://www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/on-numbers/scott-thomas/2012/03/texas-north-dakota-are-rare-states.html?appSession=407100376616276&RecordID=&PageID=2&PrevPageID=&cpipage=6&CPISortType=&CPIorderBy=
29 posted on 08/27/2012 1:43:32 PM PDT by kenavi (Obama doesn't hate private equity. He wants to be it with our money.)
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To: ScottinVA
This is how I remember her:


30 posted on 08/27/2012 1:47:53 PM 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: DJ Frisat
Considering how fast and loose old Jerry is driving his state into the ground, I imagine quite a lot new retreads. Treads as in the marks left by those monster truck competitions. Just image a giant(think mountain sized) Big Foot or equivalent driving over everything in the state leaving chaos and lunacy behind.
31 posted on 08/27/2012 6:46:43 PM PDT by DarkWaters ("Deception is a state of mind --- and the mind of the state" --- James Jesus Angleton)
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