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Well...Mr. Romney? Show Us Your Cards NOW!
Self/Vanity | 9/17/2012 | my favorite headache

Posted on 09/17/2012 6:33:59 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache

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1 posted on 09/17/2012 6:34:01 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache
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To: My Favorite Headache

I’m going to give it an 8.8; that little hop step on the landing hurt your score. The East German judge liked it, though.


2 posted on 09/17/2012 6:36:41 PM PDT by TonyInOhio (Speak Up, Mitt!)
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To: My Favorite Headache

None of that stuff is going to help him get more votes than Barack Hussein Obama, which is the goal here, not ideology.


3 posted on 09/17/2012 6:39:14 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: My Favorite Headache

BTTT


4 posted on 09/17/2012 6:39:44 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: bigbob

You are wrong. It would take people off the fence. If he shows some balls, he will get more votes. Simple math..


5 posted on 09/17/2012 6:41:05 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: My Favorite Headache

Why should he show YOU his cards? The best way to deal with thugs like Obama and his media liars is to show the cards when it is to our greatest advantage, for example stumping the chump in a debate. He can best go after Obama if Obama doesn’t know what is coming and doesn’t have a handy teleprompter response.


6 posted on 09/17/2012 6:41:43 PM PDT by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: bigbob

No more McCain taking it on the chin and playing it classy. You have to fight like a Tea Party member because Tea Party members win elections. We make things happen. Mitt has to embrace the movement and his campaign has to reach out to the grassroots.

And the squeaky clean media darling has got to have videos against him rolling 24/7 in every state showing every piece of dirt on him. Romney has played the positive messenger for long enough now.

TAKE THE DAMN GLOVES OFF...


7 posted on 09/17/2012 6:42:59 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: My Favorite Headache
In the game of chess you can never let your adversary see your pieces.

-Zapp Brannigan.
8 posted on 09/17/2012 6:45:18 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: palmer

You are acting as if playing rope-a-dope with Obama in debates is the answer here. You are wrong. We did that last time and lost...BIG. This tape is everywhere and more is coming. You fight fire with fire not wait out the other guy while he destroys you around the clock on TV, Radio, and the Internet with clips like these.


9 posted on 09/17/2012 6:45:18 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

I wonder what Mitt and advisor Stuart Steven are discussing right now about the best way to deal with obviously what will be an attempt by the WH and media in making his accurate statement into a controversy and TV ads with sick and disable people saying that they are not lazy and not dependent....etc. The only course of action now is to stick to his statement and rally conservatives and the base, anything else in apologizing or making concessions will doom him and make him look weak. But I fear that he will backtrack, hopefully I’m wrong


10 posted on 09/17/2012 6:45:44 PM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: My Favorite Headache

Mother Jones tapes? What are those?

David Corn? Who is he?

Goodness gracious; am I that far out of the loop? I have no idea what this is all about.


11 posted on 09/17/2012 6:46:24 PM PDT by Cherokeesquaw
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To: Cherokeesquaw

http://www.motherjones.com/


12 posted on 09/17/2012 6:48:17 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

The Makers [53%] will vote for Romney.

The Takers [47%] will vote for Obama.

So what are YOU? A Maker or a Taker?

Vote Accordingly...


13 posted on 09/17/2012 6:49:20 PM PDT by bigoil (Study Thy Nixon)
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To: Bigtigermike

On the same page.


14 posted on 09/17/2012 6:49:54 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: Cherokeesquaw
"David Corn"

A POS democRAT talkin' head.

15 posted on 09/17/2012 6:50:13 PM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: My Favorite Headache

“You and your friends have so much cash on hand you could easily roll this Chicago thug up in a second.”

He won’t do it, is a wuss.


16 posted on 09/17/2012 6:50:54 PM PDT by Marcella (Republican Conservatism is dead. PREPARE)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Someone clue me in here. I don’t have TV anymore (cut it off two weeks ago) and am not finding anything on Drudge related to this .... is there a video posted somewhere to tell me what the hecks’ going on?


17 posted on 09/17/2012 6:52:01 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: bigoil

As I stated...thrilled he talks this way behind closed doors....but a war has escalated via those words...what is he going to do to combat the flames of hell he is walking through right now?

DO NOT WALK THIS BACK MITT!!!!!! FULL SPEED AHEAD WITH EVERYTHING YOU GOT.


18 posted on 09/17/2012 6:52:24 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Amen brother, but I’m not expecting much from Romney in the way of conservative action.


19 posted on 09/17/2012 6:52:44 PM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism didn't magically show up in Romney's heart in 2012. You can't force what isn't in you.)
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To: usconservative

http://www.motherjones.com/


20 posted on 09/17/2012 6:53:28 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: usconservative
Nevermind, just found it. Mitt's not saying anything I haven't been saying since the 2000 election was so close.

He should be APPLAUDED for telling the TRUTH! And, he should do MORE OF IT!!!

21 posted on 09/17/2012 6:53:57 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: TonyInOhio

I’d give it a 4; It didn’t have a good beat and it wasn’t easy to dance to.


22 posted on 09/17/2012 6:54:43 PM PDT by CodeToad (Be Prepared...They Are.)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Getting people off the fence isn't an issue in this campaign unless you believe in that fairy dust called 'independent voters'. They don't exist. All that counts is turnout, and you get out enough Republicans, and convince enough Democrats to stay home, you win!

This has to be done in terms of MILLIONS of people, not just a few rich donors here and there!

So far it's not looking good. Romney seems to not have the judgment to differentiate between the good (more votes if you do this) AND the bad (fewer votes if you do that).

That doesn't mean he can't hire the talent to tell him these things but to get that talent he will need to dump his entire campaign staff ~ and friends ~ and get someone on board who knows what he's saying ~ Newt Gingrich could handle it ~

23 posted on 09/17/2012 6:55:12 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: My Favorite Headache

You assume he actually wants to win. I remain unconvinced. Observable evidence is to the contrary.


24 posted on 09/17/2012 6:56:57 PM PDT by delapaz
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To: My Favorite Headache
I prefer the original You Tube Video Link rather than giving that POS website "Mother Jones" a click.
25 posted on 09/17/2012 6:57:27 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: bigoil
Then he loses and that's because the formula is seriously in error. We have 90 million people out there who are eligible to vote but who don't vote.

This is the kind of public discussion that might convince a lot of them to turn out and vote AGAINST ROMNEY.

BTW, the numbers are wrong ~

26 posted on 09/17/2012 6:58:27 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: usconservative

Agreed but I wanted the people to know where it originally stemmed from.


27 posted on 09/17/2012 6:58:38 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Hearing Romney may speak tonight.


28 posted on 09/17/2012 7:00:54 PM PDT by tapatio (In memory of my Dad 5-27-26 2-4-2010)
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To: palmer

Why should he show YOU his cards? The best way to deal with thugs like Obama and his media liars is to show the cards when it is to our greatest advantage, for example stumping the chump in a debate. He can best go after Obama if Obama doesn’t know what is coming and doesn’t have a handy teleprompter response.


Agree. The more time the MSM ! Bent axle have time to twist things the
More confusion there will be.

Nuke em when they least expect it.


29 posted on 09/17/2012 7:01:02 PM PDT by patriotspride
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Well there ARE people who ‘still don’t know if they will vote for Obama again” or not. At a recent doctor visit I spoke with several in the waiting room.

Multiply that out all across America.

If the man showed some actual non-focus group tested leadership (Balls) those people would not be voting Obama.


30 posted on 09/17/2012 7:01:59 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: My Favorite Headache
This tape is everywhere and more is coming.

So you are suggesting reacting like a marionette to every jab by the media.

31 posted on 09/17/2012 7:03:39 PM PDT by palmer (Jim, please bill me 50 cents for this completely useless post)
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To: My Favorite Headache

The mediaWHORES are pulling the same CHIT they did on Sarah!! FUDGE, are we going to let them decide this election???...THIS IS WAR people!


32 posted on 09/17/2012 7:04:12 PM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: My Favorite Headache

I don’t see where this video hurts Romney. So long as he doesn’t try to walk it back, the stuff he’s said in these recordings is entirely accurate and probably helps him in the long term.


33 posted on 09/17/2012 7:05:04 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: Norm Lenhart

if they voted for Obama we want them to deal with their doubts by staying home.


34 posted on 09/17/2012 7:07:50 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: palmer

Are you kidding me? Show me ONE SINGLE punch Romney has thrown back other than “We Did Build This”.

Nothing else. Not a thing. When you are fighting a war like this you have to throw EVERYTHING you got. 50 days here and the average American doesn’t tune into the debates...they do however log on to Facebook, watch the news throughout the day or the week, log on to Facebook or the net in general and what is sitting on the front page of Yahoo! This story.


35 posted on 09/17/2012 7:08:46 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: usconservative

The gist of it, from what I can see so far.

Somebody recorded Mitt Romney talking at a private fundraiser where he said two supposedly controversial things, and then released it on “Mother ‘van’ Jones”.com

“If I was Hispanic, things would be easier.”

... pretty obvious that this is just a fact

“I don’t expect the 47% of the country on welfare to vote for me.”

This has been making its rounds on news sites and will likely be blown up by the MSM tomorrow as “Romney hates poor people and old people and military veterans.” Even some Freepers believe this is the case, but some are praising Romney for beating up on government welfare.

It’s a mess.

In my opinion, it was kind of a gaffe, because Romney failed to recognize that not all of the 47% are moochers, though some ARE. Some of those people are vets and the elderly who cannot pay income tax. The statement is too harsh for the general public. It’s not something horrifying, we all can admit to forgetting to take into consideration those that need assistance and deserve it when we get angry with the moochers... BUT... if there is a single conservative, veteran, elderly or otherwise that will not vote against Obama because of this statement, then I must announce this party DOA. Imagine if the DemoRats had the same attitude to Obama’s ridiculous statements. He’d be behind 40 points. Everybody should be willing to crawl through broken glass to kick bozo out, and if that isn’t the case, then we should throw in the towel right now.

My two cents.


36 posted on 09/17/2012 7:09:38 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: muawiyah

If you want a man elected, isn’t it preferable to get more of the opposition voting for him? Getting them to stay home is a good thing as well, but I’d think actual votes to overcoming fraud would help.


37 posted on 09/17/2012 7:11:04 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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most of what Romney said in the most critical statement is woefully inaccurate ~ and if you and Mitt actually believe that this country is in more trouble than you can imagine.

That's because the folks who are supposed to be smart ~ AREN'T!

38 posted on 09/17/2012 7:12:22 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Viennacon

Well written and articulated response.


39 posted on 09/17/2012 7:12:56 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (In a world where I feel so small, I can't stop thinking big.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

Well, I agree that he had better not try to apologize or weasel out of it. He said it, and he has to stick to it.

But, frankly, I listened to it, and I think he messed up. Even though this was supposed to be a closed meeting, he has to be more careful.

He SHOULD have said. that the reason there are so many people on the dole is that the Democrats PUT THEM THERE. Not everyone on the dole is there because they choose to be. A lot of people have lost their jobs in the past several years because Obama screwed up the economy.

Sure, some people are on the dole and like it. But even that is the result of Democrats putting them there, by breaking up their families over the past several generations, or by brainwashing them in the public school system.

In other words, don’t point the finger of blame at the people on the dole. Point it at the politicians who put them there. Much smarter, politically.


40 posted on 09/17/2012 7:13:18 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Norm Lenhart

You can waste a lot of time and money getting Democrats to vote for a Republican. It’s less time consuming and costs less to convince a Democrat to not bother voting.


41 posted on 09/17/2012 7:13:52 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: My Favorite Headache
Instead of Romney's 'cards to show'; how about more 'truth' demanded from Obama. The 'fool'; the 'joker'; narcissist and pathological liar. Romney's imperfect is clumsy - Obama's imperfect; is deliberately evil.

And those running Romney's campaign are simply, ignorant. And no points for Mitt; not 'getting it'.

Take a page from Allen West; and 'move on' through this. Take a page yet, from Clint. Best defense; a better offensive.

42 posted on 09/17/2012 7:16:05 PM PDT by cricket
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Cicero - you have best response so far. THat is what Romney should say.


43 posted on 09/17/2012 7:16:05 PM PDT by gswilder
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To: muawiyah

All it costs in this case is 5 min explaining that the statement is accurate and that before anyone screams ‘racist’ they should actually disprove his statements with fact. And most important of all, not back down.

If he’s campaigned on this to begin with we’d all be better off.


44 posted on 09/17/2012 7:17:44 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Norm Lenhart
If Mitt had campaigned on 'that' I think Newt or Rick would have observed sagely that 'well, that's the first time I think anyone has ever proposed raising taxes on the poor will solve all our problems" And he'd been out of there!

Are you sure this guy has a grasp on reality?

45 posted on 09/17/2012 7:20:24 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: muawiyah

Unless I misread, his statement was accurate. That people are offended by truth is why we are in this mess.. So the logical conclusion is to stop bullshitting people and speak truthfully.

A country with more employed people generates more tax revenue and has less welfare. Newt or Ronaldus himself would not argue with that on their worst day.


46 posted on 09/17/2012 7:24:04 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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So far it's not looking good.

Says who? The polls? Pull yourself together, man. People around here are such gullible pussies - panicking over the enemy's every move.

If we weren't winning, they wouldn't be skewing the polls so heavily. Keep your chin up!

47 posted on 09/17/2012 7:25:02 PM PDT by Always A Marine
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I agree. Romney has appeared “insensitive” All of us know people who’ve been devastated by the Obama “recovery”. I know people with Madters degrees picking up dog crap to pay the rent and collecting food stamps to buy canned tuna fish. I dont fault them for not paying taxes and it’s not like they wouldn’t love to have a paycheck and pay their share.

Many voters aren’t as political as we are - so be it. Romney has just stepped in it big time. Not because what he said isn’t mostly true but because this plays right into the “evil republican, millionaires and billionaires” meme.

The Lamestream are going to absolutely kill him 24/7 with this.

Stupid, stupid stupid


48 posted on 09/17/2012 7:27:58 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: Cherokeesquaw

I was under heavy sedation this morning for a colonoscopy and spent the afternoon sleeping off the effects of the sedation yet I know what was meant in the first post. So, yeah, you are a bit behind but at least you are on FR so there is hope.


49 posted on 09/17/2012 7:47:49 PM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: palmer
I agree with you 110% my friend. Nail his sorry a$$ to the podium. I've been suspecting that this is going to be his strategy for some time now. Good post bro.

AN ARMED SOCIETY IS A POLITE SOCIETY AND THE SECOND AMENDMENT IS THE RESET BUTTON FOR THE CONSTITUTION !!!!

50 posted on 09/17/2012 7:50:16 PM PDT by progunner (no compromise)
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