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LIVE: Romney Rally in Virginia
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Posted on 10/12/2012 9:07:47 AM PDT by GOPinCa

Live video of Romney campaign rally

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2012swingstates; rally; romney; romney2012; va2012

1 posted on 10/12/2012 9:07:50 AM PDT by GOPinCa
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To: GOPinCa

Oh my: Romney up 7 in new VA poll
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-gop/2943819/posts


2 posted on 10/12/2012 9:10:19 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You cannot invade the mainland United States. There would be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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To: GOPinCa

Bump!


3 posted on 10/12/2012 9:11:01 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: GOPinCa

thanks for the post


4 posted on 10/12/2012 9:13:47 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mitt up now.


5 posted on 10/12/2012 9:15:39 AM PDT by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: GOPinCa

Wish I was there. Paul Ryan .... if he’s there, deserves a hero’s welcome. The guy WON last night ... even if the media is giving him a draw on substance. Obama/Biden had two goals:

1. Keep Ryan from talking & distract him, thus Biden’s constant interruptions, hand waving, snarky half-under-the-breath remarks.
2. Cause Ryan to lose his cool and get some Dem ad film of him being angry, upset - something that looked ‘scary’ to add to their mediscare tactics.

Ryan kept talking, stayed on point, despite the interruptions and being talked over by BOTH Biden and Radditz. Ryan kept his composure for the whole 90 minutes - how he did it, I don’t know, but it tells me he is a remarkable man. It should be a joyous rally!!


6 posted on 10/12/2012 9:16:48 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: MissMagnolia

Oh good he is delving into Benghazi!


7 posted on 10/12/2012 9:18:45 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: GOPinCa

He is going to give Obama a change to “fix it from the outside” LOL!


8 posted on 10/12/2012 9:20:51 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: GOPinCa

Where in Virginia is he?


9 posted on 10/12/2012 9:21:09 AM PDT by MiddleEarth (With hope or without hope we'll follow the trail of our enemies. Woe to them, if we prove the faster)
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To: MiddleEarth

Crowd size? Forget polls, keep an eye on the size of crowds both camps are attracting!!


10 posted on 10/12/2012 9:25:00 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: GraceG

I watched the entire hearing the other day - I am outraged at the lies and that Obama/Clinton et al would put the national security of the country at risk just to further Obama’s re-election, not to mention putting Americans trying to serve America (whether I agree with them or not) deliberately in harms way and in a manner that leaves them defenseless. I’d like to dump (for starters) Obama, Biden Clinton, Lamb & Kennedy on the streets of Benghazi with NO escort.


11 posted on 10/12/2012 9:26:25 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: MissMagnolia

I must say I really am VERY pleased with this speech and LOVE Romney’s patriotism!!!!!!


12 posted on 10/12/2012 9:34:06 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: pollywog

It’s so wonderful to contemplate having a president whose genuine LOVE for America shines out of his eyes .... you can see and feel it with Romney.


13 posted on 10/12/2012 9:36:40 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: GOPinCa

Bravo! Great speech and it is so fantastic to see a man who is so presidential in his demeanor, his beliefs, his appearance, his intelligence, and his values.

How wonderful it will be to call him President Romney.


14 posted on 10/12/2012 9:43:57 AM PDT by Swede Girl
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To: GOPinCa

He should consider a stop at the upcoming Tiger game in Detroit to squeeze Obama a bit tighter here in Michigan.


15 posted on 10/12/2012 9:45:14 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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16 posted on 10/12/2012 9:51:25 AM PDT by randita
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To: MissMagnolia

I honestly think that Ryan was shocked at how disrespectful Biden was. Biden was acting like a heckler and it must have been very distracting to Ryan. Eventually Ryan caught on to Biden’s game and realized he had a golden opportunity to appear as the adult in the room. At that point, Ryan took control of the runaway horse and through calmness and confidence subdued it.

Biden’s MO was to unnerve, distract, and goad Ryan into showing irritation or anger or cow him into reticence, but Ryan didn’t bite. In that sense, Biden failed, even though on substance Biden did show command of the issues.


17 posted on 10/12/2012 9:57:52 AM PDT by randita
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To: randita

Ryan had an advantage.

For years he’s been doing town halls across his Cong. district...over the last few years they’ve been infested with rude and obnoxious OWS types that would heckle and interrupt in an effort to throw him off.

Ryan acted last night just as he does in his town halls...above it.

It reflects a lot worse on the perpetrator.


18 posted on 10/12/2012 10:05:15 AM PDT by MNlurker
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To: randita

I totally agree with you. It is one thing to hear about someone’s behavior and I’m sure Ryan was told what to expect. It is a totally different thing when it actually happens to you and I think it took about 30 minutes for Ryan to recover from the shock of having dirt actually thrown in his face. The guy is SO decent, so polite, so respectful, such a good guy .... it had to be a real shock that Biden, who I’m sure he’s met in his time on the Hill, could act in such a despicable way.

This is also how criminals take advantage of/prey on people. You, being a decent person, expect a ‘response in kind’ and it is a total shock that takes a while to comprehend when someone who has no conscience, no care for your well-being as a human being, attacks (either actually in a crime or verbally as in the debate). Fortunately, Ryan had 90 minutes, not 30 seconds and got himself together - which, being the guy he is, I would expect. He’s going to win a lot of hearts and minds from last night, even if it doesn’t show up immediately in the polls.


19 posted on 10/12/2012 10:17:44 AM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: cripplecreek
He should consider a stop at the upcoming Tiger game in Detroit to squeeze Obama a bit tighter here in Michigan.

I'd like to see Romney do a 60-second campaign spot decrying the failure of statist liberal socialism, punctuated by images of today's Detroit. He could personalize it with a connection to his years of living there. Nowhere more appropriate would be his earlier slogan of "We Can Do Better." The dems could never counter it.

20 posted on 10/12/2012 10:31:56 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: ScottinVA
punctuated by images of today's Detroit

Or better yet... CHICAGO!

21 posted on 10/12/2012 10:32:53 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: RoseofTexas
Crowd size? Forget polls, keep an eye on the size of crowds both camps are attracting!!

I haven't seen the numbers, but here's a pic. Pretty impressive!!!!


22 posted on 10/12/2012 10:38:14 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Record high turnout is our hope for sending 0bama home. Pray hard!!!)
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To: GOPinCa

BJ Clinton was in Indianapolis today pimping Dem senate and gov candidates. He filled up a high school gym, LOL.


23 posted on 10/12/2012 10:43:05 AM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: MissMagnolia

My 11 year old son and I picked up our tickets this morning for a Paul Ryan town hall on the campus of Youngstown State University in northeast Ohio. Tomorrow morning - they are expecting about 1800 people given the venue size. The county Republican HQ was packed with people stopping in to get their signs and tickets. Very proud my little guy was interested in seeing a candidate on the campaign trail. It was his idea to go!


24 posted on 10/12/2012 10:45:34 AM PDT by nurees (Oh...there is a NEW Mexico (Homer Simpson))
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To: MiddleEarth

In Richmond, VA....wish I could’ve been there....
Will send more money!


25 posted on 10/12/2012 10:46:36 AM PDT by matginzac
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I believe Romney is up in Virgina, but I doubt by more than a couple points. His own internals should be pretty accurate. There is better money spent than campaigning in a +7 State, unless last weeks debate really shifted the game by a huge amount and it was to late to cancel Virgina events?


26 posted on 10/12/2012 10:58:49 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: DAC21

Romney is hitting his stride. At least he loves the damn country!


27 posted on 10/12/2012 12:02:58 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Amen to that. Romney may not be a conservative like myself but he is good man with a love of country and an understanding that jihadists can not be converted. I’ll take it.


28 posted on 10/12/2012 12:08:32 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: jwalsh07

I have no illusions that he is going to do things that make me upset - but right now Mission = Get Obama OUT!!!!!


29 posted on 10/12/2012 12:14:06 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: nascarnation

How much did the dumb-o-crats have to pay the people to attend?


30 posted on 10/12/2012 12:20:25 PM PDT by chiefqc
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To: MissMagnolia

It’s asserted that people do not vote based on VP preference, but when you consider that the Biden on display last night is one step away from the presidency, it’s pretty sobering.


31 posted on 10/12/2012 1:02:32 PM PDT by randita
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To: randita

I can see Ryan calm and clear-eyed in a crisis and dealing effectively with world leaders, especially the Putins of this world and others like him ..... Biden, not so much. Actually, not at all.


32 posted on 10/12/2012 1:08:31 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: MissMagnolia

I think all the goading and interrupting was to get arise out of Paul. Then they would have played his “disrespectful lecturing” response non-stop.

But guess what libs, Paul saw you coming and didn’t give you what you wanted.

Way to go, Paul.


33 posted on 10/12/2012 1:29:29 PM PDT by Kenny (<p)
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To: Kenny

Ryan kept his cool for 90 minutes ... when you think about the pressure he was under and all the antics/dirty tricks Biden was trying .... I am seriously impressed. I personally don’t have that much self-discipline and would have had to say/do something before those 90 minutes were up ... and chewed my tongue bloody trying to keep it from happening. Biden lost last night.


34 posted on 10/12/2012 1:37:13 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: DAC21

Romney can’t trust any SINGLE poll, so I look at it as anywhere from tied to plus 7...those being the low-high marks, or, he’s somewhere between those.

I’m also thinking he might be trying not only to solidify that, but also to help pull George Allen into the Senate by helping both himself and Allen.


35 posted on 10/12/2012 1:43:59 PM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: GOPinCa

Is it me, or has the media stopped publishing attendance figures for events?


36 posted on 10/12/2012 1:59:44 PM PDT by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: chiefqc
How much did the dumb-o-crats have to pay the people to attend?

Not sure. Watching the crowd file out on the local news, it wasn't the typical Dem freak show bunch. Mostly middle age white people, I'd guess union members with some misguided college kids thrown in.

37 posted on 10/12/2012 2:18:37 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: randita
It was hard to pay attention to anything Biden said since his attitude and behavior spoke louder than his words. That's what I took away from the debate last night. Other than a few things Ryan said, it was all about how awful Biden displayed himself as the Vice President of the United States. He's a disgrace and a shameful display of a human being.

Regardless of politics, debates, or anything...Biden is a shameful and horrible person and am embarrassment to our country.

38 posted on 10/12/2012 4:27:57 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: HollyB

Remember when John F. Kennedy won the 1960 Presidential debate because of his great “presence” on TV? Well, President Obama’s clueless behavior during the first debate and Biden’s embarrassing behavior during the second debate—seen on TV by many millions of people—may have sank the Obama campaign, and I think even the MSM in private clearly knows it.


39 posted on 10/12/2012 4:59:36 PM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: randita
I think on the heels of the tape of Ryan telling that reporter to not stuff words in his mouth, they thought he had a short fuse and could incite him to lose his cool.

Then the enemedia would have ran with the MO that Ran is a hothead, angry, loose cannon. They could Dick Cheney him.

And who knows, maybe the video just before assclown Biden's debate was a set up from Romney's camp and it worked out for them. The D paybook isn't very vast, it's not too difficult to predict how they react to things.

40 posted on 10/12/2012 6:26:50 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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