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Cain: I'd Be Ahead of Obama By Now
Newsmax ^ | Friday, 21 Sep 2012 01:52 PM | Todd Beamon

Posted on 09/21/2012 12:42:23 PM PDT by Olog-hai

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain says that if he was the party’s nominee, he would probably have a “substantial lead” on President Barack Obama by now.

“The reason is quite simple: I have some depth to my ideas,” the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO said in a speech at the University of Florida, The Gainesville Sun reports. He was speaking at the school as part of his “College Truth Tour.” …

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1 posted on 09/21/2012 12:42:29 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Cain never stops telling everyone how great he is. I still think he’s a good guy though.


2 posted on 09/21/2012 12:43:55 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Olog-hai

for later


3 posted on 09/21/2012 12:44:40 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: Olog-hai

Ok...You know if you were the nominee, that would mean you didn’t drop out at the first media swipe.

Romney has had that X 1000 and still is standing.


4 posted on 09/21/2012 12:45:07 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Olog-hai

Well, then, I guess he should have stayed in the race.


5 posted on 09/21/2012 12:45:13 PM PDT by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: Olog-hai

Cain couldn’t stay ahead of Mitt Romney.


6 posted on 09/21/2012 12:45:53 PM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." - Barack Hussein Obama - Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009.)
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To: Olog-hai
Whatever happened to that lawsuit against those women who falsely accused of him sexual harassment?
7 posted on 09/21/2012 12:46:01 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Viennacon
He's got it right though; anyone with some good moral character and an ounce of the ability to speak/articulate those ideals would blow Obama out of the water.
That tells you exactly what sort of candidate "the most electable" Romney is.
8 posted on 09/21/2012 12:46:17 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

From what I could tell, there was no reason for him to drop out. He just didn’t want to take the crap anymore.


9 posted on 09/21/2012 12:46:55 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Olog-hai

Herman brought a can-do attitude and a pleasant, humorous Happy Warrior demeanor. I miss him and hope he stays on the public stage. I know he has his CainTV but I’d like to see him involved with the next administration.

At least he campaigned/spoke in Detroit, 0bama hasn’t done that.


10 posted on 09/21/2012 12:47:20 PM PDT by SueRae (See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
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To: Olog-hai

I really liked him a year ago, but in my judgement he was not ready for prime time. I think some of his ideas were not necessarily that deep, but I liked them anyway. He had my heart. Romney sort of has my head at this point. Best wishes to him in whatever he ends up doing.


11 posted on 09/21/2012 12:47:39 PM PDT by ReveBM
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To: Perdogg

“Whatever happened to that lawsuit against those women who falsely accused of him sexual harassment?”

Odd that - it went away instantly.

Plus- it was his wife that asked him to end it. Still wish he had stayed in. :(


12 posted on 09/21/2012 12:47:58 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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To: Olog-hai

SIGH... Cain could’ve been a great candidate... if only he weren’t such a lady’s man....


13 posted on 09/21/2012 12:48:36 PM PDT by SeekAndFind (bOTRT)
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To: Olog-hai

Well Herman then you should have controlled your little friend better. Yeah I wanted you to get the nod, but you screwed up, and then quit.


14 posted on 09/21/2012 12:49:48 PM PDT by discostu (Welcome back my friends to the show that never ends.)
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To: Olog-hai

Come on, Herman. This doesn’t really help anything except your own ego. Time to stop giving the media sound bites and start rallying around the only hope we have.


15 posted on 09/21/2012 12:51:59 PM PDT by Faith
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To: ReveBM

he will replace Neal Boortz in Janaury


16 posted on 09/21/2012 12:52:03 PM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Olog-hai

By 9.99 points?


17 posted on 09/21/2012 12:52:13 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: Viennacon

I feel Cain is right on this point. Mitt has run a terrible campaign, I suspect this is due in no small part to traitors among his ranks.
I think the Massachusetts man has leftist friends from back when he ran for Governor of Massachusetts undermining his campaign. In fact in my gut I think theses same men supported him for Govern so that he could be used as a puppet for Romney care.


18 posted on 09/21/2012 12:53:20 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: Olog-hai

Go away Herman. Your schtick is really getting to be distasteful.


19 posted on 09/21/2012 12:53:39 PM PDT by pgkdan (A vote for anyone but Romney is a vote for obama. GO MITT!!)
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To: Olog-hai

I wanted him for president. Maybe Mitt will be smart enough to pur him in charge of something.


20 posted on 09/21/2012 12:54:23 PM PDT by jusduat (on the mercy of the Lord alone.)
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To: Olog-hai
How many guitar players does it take to change a light bulb...

One to change the bulb and two to stand around and say how much better they could do it.

21 posted on 09/21/2012 12:54:35 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: VanDeKoik
Ok...You know if you were the nominee, that would mean you didn’t drop out at the first media swipe.

Romney has had that X 1000 and still is standing.

Romney can do that because 0bummer and the MSM really don't have anything on him that should disqualify him. Unlike Cain, no bimbo eruptions with Mitt.

22 posted on 09/21/2012 12:55:42 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Olog-hai

I supported Cain, but I doubt his claim, and this is the wrong time for it. The job at hand is to beat Obama. The thing we should be out to prove right now is that Obama can be beaten.


23 posted on 09/21/2012 12:55:56 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Olog-hai

Great article! Thanks for posting it. Rick Perry and Newt would also be far ahead of Obama by now.


24 posted on 09/21/2012 12:57:26 PM PDT by tsowellfan
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To: Olog-hai

Herman, Herman, Herman. I liked and supported you while you were in the game. But you took yourself out of the action.... so please, Herman.. STFU, K?


25 posted on 09/21/2012 12:57:30 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: Olog-hai

He was my first choice..


26 posted on 09/21/2012 12:58:05 PM PDT by cardinal4 (RageBoy for DNC Chair!)
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To: Olog-hai

Cain seems like a nice man but his persona is so ‘artificial’. He talks and acts as would an actor in a B movie and his speech sounds like poorly read lines from a script...........


27 posted on 09/21/2012 12:59:31 PM PDT by varon (I remember when America was American.)
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To: ReveBM
He had my heart. Romney sort of has my head at this point.

Thank you for that - you articulated perfectly what I was trying to explain to someone the other day and just couldn't get it to come out right. This is exactly how I feel.

28 posted on 09/21/2012 12:59:39 PM PDT by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Monorprise
Mitt has run a terrible campaign...

No worse than has 0h bummer, but the MSM covers for the Obamanation. That's a big advantage.

29 posted on 09/21/2012 12:59:54 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: pallis

It sounds like the argument Cain is making is that Obama can be defeated, but we chose a chameleon instead of a lion. Sure, he sounds better than the other guy, but is that enough?


30 posted on 09/21/2012 1:00:30 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: Perdogg

Whatever happened to that lawsuit against those women who falsely accused of him sexual harassment?


Two women back in the day got cash settlements in Lawsuits involving Cain. Did Cain file something against them or is this something else?


31 posted on 09/21/2012 1:03:59 PM PDT by deport
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To: Olog-hai

He can’t wait till after the election to spew his silliness? Why not help Romney instead of this trash talk


32 posted on 09/21/2012 1:04:51 PM PDT by Adriatic Cons
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To: Perdogg

Exactly Perdogg


33 posted on 09/21/2012 1:06:44 PM PDT by Adriatic Cons
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To: Olog-hai

Oh, I get it, a funny Friday story.


34 posted on 09/21/2012 1:11:56 PM PDT by ryan71
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To: Olog-hai

Get lost, Herman.


35 posted on 09/21/2012 1:13:02 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Don't be afraid to see what you see. (Ronald Reagan))
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To: deport
Did Cain file something against them or is this something else?

When the Cain allegations came out, he said they were untrue and he hired some high-power libel attorney. No lawsuit was ever filed.
36 posted on 09/21/2012 1:15:23 PM PDT by DaveInDallas
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To: Viennacon

I donated to Cain early, but Herman, SHUT UP. The goal is to kick Obama out, not tell us how great you are.


37 posted on 09/21/2012 1:17:10 PM PDT by LS ("Castles Made of Sand, Fall in the Sea . . . Eventually (Hendrix))
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To: Olog-hai

I think that I would be ahead of Obama by now.


38 posted on 09/21/2012 1:21:50 PM PDT by justlurking (The only remedy for a bad guy with a gun is a good WOMAN (Sgt. Kimberly Munley) with a gun)
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To: Viennacon

For the life of me... I don’t understand the so called conservatives attacking our own today. It is like they want to go on record saying Romey is doing ALL the wrong things and can’t win! Makes me sick of those who are giving up!


39 posted on 09/21/2012 1:22:59 PM PDT by JFC
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To: Olog-hai

Cain is one lying SOB and has a world class ego. Imagine finding out his little indescretions 50 days before this election.


40 posted on 09/21/2012 1:36:30 PM PDT by Cyman
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To: luvbach1

I won’t deny that Obama has a gigantically unfair advantage in his almost worshiping press coverage among most all of the overwhelmingly democrat voting press core.

Seriously the kind of things they pay attention to and make issue of are basically designed to make this man look good, and never force him to face any tough questions about any of his policies.

They love the man almost like he is their God.


41 posted on 09/21/2012 1:37:22 PM PDT by Monorprise
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To: DaveInDallas

No lawsuit was ever filed.


Okay on the lawsuits but as I understand it the complaintants received compensation in the harassment claims. Cain didn’t pay I don’t believe but the entities he worked for did or that’s my understanding. In any case the info was enough to get him to drop out of the primary chase.


42 posted on 09/21/2012 1:37:22 PM PDT by deport
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To: South40
>"Cain couldn’t stay ahead of Mitt Romney."

Romney couldn't stay ahead of Mc Cain.

43 posted on 09/21/2012 1:37:22 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (I'd rather have a bottle in front of me, than a Barack 0b0tt0my!)
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To: deport

You’re thinking of the one woman, possibly two, who settled with the organization Cain used to work for years ago. After the allegations came out in the past year about Cain having harassed other women and having an affair, I believe Cain threatened to sue those women. You’re confusing the women who settled years ago with the women Cain may have threatened to sue last year. As I said, I can’t recall if Cain did threaten to sue them specifically or just hired lawyers and made a general threat.


44 posted on 09/21/2012 1:41:10 PM PDT by DaveInDallas
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To: Olog-hai

I am still pissed that he was run out of the race like he was. Romney was the last person I wanted on the ticket and I am holding my nose when I go to the polls to vote for him simply because he was picked by the establishment and he is from the East Coast especailly Massachusetts.


45 posted on 09/21/2012 1:42:05 PM PDT by CORedneck
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To: Olog-hai

Herman, much as I love you, you proved beyond any doubt that you do not have the mettle to run for president.

You would not be ahead of Obama right now, because you quit when he said bad things about you.

You lost.


46 posted on 09/21/2012 1:45:13 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Olog-hai

Personally, I disagree. My big problems with Cain are two-fold: 1) no experience in elective office. I think that would be hammered by the Dems if he were the nominee. 2) Cain’s dialect would hurt him with a lot of voters who might abandon both he and Obama on election day.

But if you think the media is spinning wildly out of control to try to defeat Romney, imagine how shrill and vicious they would be if a black conservative were the Republican nominee. The campaign would be about nothing but race instead of the economy.

None of that is to say that I don’t like Herman Cain. I like a lot about him but, seriously, it’s a good thing he’s not the nominee. The Dems would eat him alive just as they did over his “mistress”.


47 posted on 09/21/2012 1:47:06 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Our economy won't heal until one particular black man is unemployed.)
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To: MrB
He just didn’t want to take the crap anymore.

Well, one of the job requirements for President is the ability to take crap.

Perhaps the turkey filter actually worked.

48 posted on 09/21/2012 1:47:17 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Olog-hai

He’d be drowning in bimbo eruptions as he did in the GOP primary.


49 posted on 09/21/2012 1:51:15 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Osama's dead... and so is our ambassador -- Ann Coulter. Election, 46 days to go.)
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To: Olog-hai

it’s kind of hard to be the nominee when you quit.


50 posted on 09/21/2012 1:58:34 PM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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