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Akin to get $800,000 in ads from Now Or Never PAC
St Louis Business Journal ^ | 110112 | Greta Weiderman

Posted on 11/01/2012 4:34:52 PM PDT by Fred

Now Or Never Political Action Committee will spend $800,000 on television ads for Republican Todd Akin, who is campaigning against incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill, The Hill reports.

The group’s ad asks voters who “don’t agree with everything he says” to back Akin anyway, and it focuses on winning Senate control and defeating McCaskill.

“In the Senate, Akin will vote for Romney’s policies to get Americans working again,” according to the ad. “Claire McCaskill would fight Romney every step of the way. To avoid Washington gridlock and get this country back to work, our best choice is Todd Akin.”

(Excerpt) Read more at bizjournals.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: akin; clairemccaskill; harryreid; missouri; obama; obamacare; senate; todakin; todd; toddakin
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1 posted on 11/01/2012 4:34:53 PM PDT by Fred
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To: Fred

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Olwshb08htY


2 posted on 11/01/2012 4:37:34 PM PDT by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: Fred

b b b but he said something stupid, everyone knows conservatives need to run for the hills if one of our own does that! /s


3 posted on 11/01/2012 4:44:58 PM PDT by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: Fred

What are the latest poll in Akin country?


4 posted on 11/01/2012 4:46:45 PM PDT by defal33 ("I Am Andrew Breitbart")
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To: Fred

Corrupt McCaskill should go down in 5 days. :-)


5 posted on 11/01/2012 4:48:15 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: icwhatudo

Newt Gingrich: “If having made a mistake was grounds for getting off the ticket, Joe Biden would have to resign once a week”


6 posted on 11/01/2012 4:52:48 PM PDT by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: defal33

The Kansas City Red Star published a poll with a 2 pt lead for McCaskill a couple of days ago. No doubt skewed like the rest of the media polls. Not looking good for her.


7 posted on 11/01/2012 4:53:00 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: defal33

tied


8 posted on 11/01/2012 4:53:07 PM PDT by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: defal33

McCaskill has outspent him 10 to 1 on political ads and it is still a dead heat.


9 posted on 11/01/2012 4:53:53 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Red Steel

Amen to whoever added this -—> suckitrinofreepers

close Obamacare supporters


10 posted on 11/01/2012 4:54:31 PM PDT by Fred (http://thebubblefilm.com/)
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To: Fred

Good news! And, God bless Newt for campaigning for Akin!!


11 posted on 11/01/2012 4:55:23 PM PDT by Jane Long (Soli Deo Gloria!)
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To: Fred; Delhi Rebels

One went buh bye about 2 days ago. ;^)

http://www.freerepublic.com/~delhirebels/

“This account has been banned or suspended.”


12 posted on 11/01/2012 4:57:45 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: icwhatudo

Yeah, and if you fire everyone from politics who ever said something stupid or wrong (paging Joe Biden), Washington DC would be a ghost town.


13 posted on 11/01/2012 5:09:55 PM PDT by WOSG (REPEAL AND REPLACE OBAMA. He stole America’s promise!)
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To: Uncle Chip; Fred; Prov3456; YOMO; elephant; Evil Slayer; Jonah Vark
We have to win this race. Time to show the establishment and the liberals that we want conservatives in the senate. Unbelievable that Larry Sabato of Fox News has already claimed the MO senate race is in the bag for McCaskill!

According to Politico.com, Larry Sabato of the University of Virgina predicts the Senate will still be in the hands of the Democrats after Tuesday. Republicans need a net gain of four seats to take the majority away from the Democrats. Sabato predicts a win for McCaskill.

But Akin is not ready to end his fight. In a last minute push before Tuesday’s election, Akin and the Missouri Republican Party are spending $700,000 in television ads. A conservative PAC, Now or Never, tells CBS News it is spending $800,000 to support Akin. The group previously supported one of Akin’s primary challengers.

14 posted on 11/01/2012 5:32:58 PM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: WOSG

Yeah, you’re right, but all the same, Akin and for that matter, Mourdock as well were both dumber than a box of rocks to go where they did. It speaks to their fitness for office that the are not circumspect in choosing their words.


15 posted on 11/01/2012 5:33:16 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Fred

I’m voting for him. I pray many others do as well. I can’t stand her lying tongue!


16 posted on 11/01/2012 5:35:30 PM PDT by ladyellen
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To: vette6387

“Akin and for that matter, Mourdock as well were both dumber than a box of rocks to go where they did. It speaks to their fitness for office that the are not circumspect in choosing their words.”

Perhaps you’re right, but then Romney is dumber than two boxes of rocks to continue to maintain that socialized medicine was the right thing for him to push as a governor. It speaks to his fitess for office and he is not very circumspect in continuing to push that line. Nevertheless, I will hold my nose and vote for Romney in order to vote against the Kenyan Fraud.


17 posted on 11/01/2012 5:47:22 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Red Steel

Pro-Akin ads should state that McCaskill cast the DECIDING vote in favor of BOcare, and she will never vote to repeal.

This will move votes.


18 posted on 11/01/2012 5:48:37 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: vette6387

Akin has been a great congressman. He voted to repeal Obamacare 30 times while McCaskill voted for it; Akin voted against the Wall St Bailout ..McCaskill for it; Akin has an A rating with the National Rifle Assoc., A pro life rating; opposes the death tax and supports a balanced budget ammendment.
He is NOT dumb. He has a degree in engineering which is no easy task. He also has a degree in divinity which Algore could not even do..lol
GO AKIN


19 posted on 11/01/2012 5:49:04 PM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: Fred

Glad to hear this PAC is stepping up to support Akin. I think Akin will take this race.

Thanks, Fred.


20 posted on 11/01/2012 5:49:17 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Red Steel

Yeah, I had fun Zoting Delhi that day. :-)


21 posted on 11/01/2012 5:51:04 PM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: SharpRightTurn

The point is that both Akin and Murdouck were not sufficiently prepared for the ONLY issue that would be used to sink them. Every possible Q and A regarding abortion should have been practiced down to tedium.

If you care about the pro-life cause, you do your homework.

It is simply INEXCUSABLE that both Akin and Murdouck jeopardized these otherwise safe senate seats.


22 posted on 11/01/2012 5:54:03 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: mwl8787

So vote for McCaskill then. Or sit that race out. But at least be honest about it. Either course supports Obama and that is what’s really inexcuseable.


28 posted on 11/01/2012 6:04:21 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: katiedidit1
According to Politico.com, Larry Sabato of the University of Virgina predicts the Senate will still be in the hands of the Democrats after Tuesday. Republicans need a net gain of four seats to take the majority away from the Democrats. Sabato predicts a win for McCaskill.

Sabato is wacked out. He's gonna be in total meltdown when the numbers start coming in election night. Not only will we win the tossup Senate seats, we will win some more of the (already in the bag for the dems) seats. This is gonna be HUGE!!

We are in a war against evil right now and we are in it to win. Keep the faith my FRiends.

29 posted on 11/01/2012 6:08:17 PM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: Evil Slayer
Yeah, I had fun Zoting Delhi that day. :-)

Darn I missed that action. Wasn't he from Ireland??? My observations from KC inner city to well south is that nobody but a few have signs out for the liberals, Claire and Obama. Obama has not even showed up to help out his old friend Claire this election cycle. She is pretending that she is not a democrat let alone a liberal democrat. I do pray she gets to return to take care of all her section 8 housing acquisitions her dear hubby took advantage of from Obama's stimulus.

30 posted on 11/01/2012 6:14:20 PM PDT by Just mythoughts (Please help Todd Akin defeat Claire and the GOP-e send money!!!!!)
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To: Just mythoughts
She is pretending that she is not a democrat

There's no Democrats at all running in Indiana. I've seen all the commercials and looked at the adverts. Not a one. I wonder if that side of the ballot will be blank next Tuesday? The Democrat "brand" is on par with dog sh!t this year.

31 posted on 11/01/2012 6:17:46 PM PDT by nascarnation (Defeat Baraq 2012. Deport Baraq 2013)
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To: Lurker

First, I apologize for the multiple posts - kept receiving “timed out” statement.

I genuinely hope Akin and Murdock both win.

I’m just angry - as all conservatives should be — that both candidates were not ready for the most obvious traps that would be used to destroy them.

It is ridiculous - borderline contemptible - that both men were not ready for this trap.


32 posted on 11/01/2012 7:18:19 PM PDT by mwl8787
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To: Fred

I like it, also have nothing at all against Todd Akin, he really did nothing wrong.

Whatever it takes to win


33 posted on 11/01/2012 8:07:55 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (ASARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: Friendofgeorge

Akin did plenty wrong. He made an indefensible statement, killed Romney momentum, and refused to easily correct his error by stepping aside.

There are plenty of conservative candidates to replace Akin, but his oversized ego and poor judgement has put control of the US Senate at risk.

Any substitute candidate could easily beat the democrat crook. And any substitute candidate would have united the party behind them.

But no, AKIN put himself as more important than any of that.


34 posted on 11/01/2012 8:22:51 PM PDT by staytrue
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To: staytrue

You’re still stuck on stupid, aren’t you????


35 posted on 11/01/2012 9:20:48 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: katiedidit1

“He has a degree in engineering which is no easy task. He also has a degree in divinity which Algore could not even do”

Well I have an Engineering Degree from one of the best schools in the country, and I am religious, but I would not have ever thought to say the things that got Akin into trouble. Don’t get me wrong, I hope he wins, but he should have been winning in a landslide with McCaskell being the RAT dunce that she is. The fact that he isn’t is his own damned fault, and it was needless and stupid. As they say, the road to ruin is paved with good intentions. Good intentions don’t get you elected, thoughtful campaign oratory does.


36 posted on 11/01/2012 11:04:43 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: Fred

I must have been online too long. I saw your post and thought “Oh this would be something good to post on FreeRepublic” then went as far as searching the title which brought me back here. :)


37 posted on 11/02/2012 1:05:25 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: Uncle Chip

dead heat?

Let’s not hope it stays that way. That’s all we need is to show the RINOs that an election cannot be won without them.


38 posted on 11/02/2012 1:08:59 AM PDT by tsowellfan (KEEP WORKING like we are 10 POINTS DOWN!!!!)
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To: WOSG

Yeah, and if you fire everyone from politics who ever said something stupid or wrong (paging Joe Biden), Washington DC would be a ghost town.

Maybe you’re on to something.


39 posted on 11/02/2012 4:17:17 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: staytrue; katiedidit1
In case you don't know, you are treading on thin ice with your comment. This is a positive thread for Todd Akin. You have always hijacked these type of threads by constantly attacking those FReepers who believe in expressing their CONVERSATIVE view points. I've and many others have noticed you as well as Delhi Rebels doing the same thing. REMEMBER WHAT HAPPENED TO Delhi Rebels? BACKOFF NOW!!! YOU WILL BE NEXT!!!
40 posted on 11/02/2012 4:51:45 AM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: Evil Slayer

Go ahead, make me next.

for the record, I’ve never attacked any poster, only Akin because he has earned it with his stubborness and stupidity.


41 posted on 11/02/2012 6:07:34 AM PDT by staytrue
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To: staytrue

Why should Akin have stepped aside so the establishment could select the candidate they wanted? it would not have been Brunner or Steelman but someone that was not even on the ballot. The voters in MO elected Akin to run against McCaskill and if he had filed the paperwork to withdraw it would have cost him over 200,000 dollars not to mention it would have disenfranchised some military absentee ballots. We followed the process and we have a good conservative candidate running against a full blown liberal. The choice is clear and easy.


42 posted on 11/02/2012 6:35:53 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: vette6387

Glad you hope he wins but his remark is no worse than Romney defending socialized medicine in Mass. Akin is a smart man that made a gaffe and apologized..the gopE are the ones that jumped the gun in their response.
I would prefer Akin in the senate over McCain, Graham and a slew of other republican senators. Check out his record.
Now Rove should be fired ...his remark was way out there. He deems himself to be the God of the republican party.


43 posted on 11/02/2012 6:39:42 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: staytrue; katiedidit1; Uncle Chip
for the record, I’ve never attacked any poster, only Akin because he has earned it with his stubbornness and stupidity.

You have entirely missed the point. Of course you have not attacked a poster but you HAVE hijacked every thread that sheds a positive light on Todd Akin. When I say you have constantly attacking those FReepers who believe in expressing their CONVERSATIVE view points, I am referring to their support of Todd as a true conservative.

I have yet to read a post from you referring to Todd's conservative credentials. All you say is that he is "stupid" or "someone else would have been much better". You never, once, have said how much better that someone else would be. The fact of the matter is, recent articles from reliable sources have proved that a GOPe endorsed replacement would have given McCaskill an even more boost in ratings.

You have never stated, as many other have, that Akin voted against the stimulus; voted to repeal Obamacare 30 times; Has ab A rating with the National Rifle Association; 100% pro-life; 100% from the American Conservative Union; voted against cash for clunkers; voted against the Wall St Bailout, etc. etc. etc.

Why are you badgering these threads with ONLY negative posts? I since a trend here and a HUGE number of CONSERVATIVE Free Republic members are getting really turned off with your kind of posting.

Think about this, Staytrue. Look back on your history of Akin threads that you Hijacked. Look at you 100% negative posts. READ Todds credentials. I challenge you to post his TRUE CONSERVATIVE background. Oh, yes, I keep forgetting his only "stupid".

44 posted on 11/02/2012 7:13:28 AM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: vette6387
Good intentions don’t get you elected, thoughtful campaign oratory does.

Tell that to Karl Rove and Reince Priebus. The difference in this race is not Akin's words but the GOPe's over the top reaction to his words. Even McCaskill's supporters have acknowledged that and are playing some of the GOPe's histrionic reactions in her commercials.

45 posted on 11/02/2012 7:21:49 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: staytrue

Conservatives over reacted...Save it for Sunday, obviously you are the kind of person that is always right i dont have the time


46 posted on 11/02/2012 7:33:11 AM PDT by Friendofgeorge (ASARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: vette6387
I have an Engineering Degree from one of the best schools in the country, and I am religious as well but for you to make that a negative sound bite against Akin is totally our of line. If I had to stop posting on Free Republic for every spelling or grammar error, I guess per your standards, I should be gone from here a long time ago.

Look, you are kicking Todd in the groin for one 15 second gaffe. Why are you doing this? McCrackle loves you. You need to use that Engineering Degree for better purposes. We all make mistakes. You don't have it in you to "forgive". Todd admitted his mistake and I forgive him. Can you?

47 posted on 11/02/2012 7:46:00 AM PDT by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: Evil Slayer

“We all make mistakes. You don’t have it in you to “forgive”. Todd admitted his mistake and I forgive him. Can you?”

It’s not my place to “forgive” Akin. As I said in my post I hope he wins, because we need that seat. I don’t know his past, evidently you think, despite this terrible gaffe he is deserving of the support of the Missouri voters. My comment is general. I am just wondering out loud what’s wrong with some “conservatives” that they haven’t got the good sense to stay away from commenting on matters relating to females and reproduction. My wife is from Las Vegas. We were very hopeful that Sharron Angle would beat Harry Reid, but like Akin, she went off the reservation with some kookie comments and shafted herself. Reid’s son was hit by a truck in his bid to be governor at the same time. So it was Angle who poisoned her own well. As for McCrakle, I can assure you, she doesn’t love me. And I have never done anything to blunt the efforts of Akin to get elected. Tuesday, we will see if he has managed to heal what he did with the voters of Missouri won’t we.


48 posted on 11/02/2012 10:11:53 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: Uncle Chip

“Tell that to Karl Rove and Reince Priebus. The difference in this race is not Akin’s words but the GOPe’s over the top reaction to his words.”

I am no fan of the GOPe. As a matter of fact, if they manage to screw up this election, I plan to re-register independent. The GOPe went after Akin because they didn’t like him to begin with, and saw an opening to get rid of him when he shot himself in the foot. He should have been a whole lot smarter than his words conveyed. The problem I have with some “conservatives” is that beyond the common bonds of basic conservatism, they have some really odd ideas. That’s how Akin seems to me. Maybe it’s his religion, I don’t know, but you can see the damage he did to himself with people who would, absent his untimely remarks about abortion, have willingly voted for him.


49 posted on 11/02/2012 10:17:33 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: vette6387; Fred; Red Steel; Evil Slayer; Uncle Chip; katiedidit1

I happened to be watching the Akin interview that Sunday morning and was not taken aback by his “notorious comment”. I understood Akin’s words to imply forced rape, as opposed to statutory rape. His words were sadly misconstrued by some people and deliberately distorted by political operatives in efforts to affect the November election.

Todd Akin’s gaffe was not worthy of destruction of his political career. He did NOT do anything illegal or immoral or malicious. He did NOT deliberately disparage women who were impregnated by rape. And Akin’s business dealings did NOT make his family rich at the American taxpayers’ expense.

Claire McCaskill’s husband, Joe Shepard, made business deals in the Senate dining room, selling tax credits tied to Obama’s stimulus money. Businesses affiliated with Shepard have received almost $20 million in federal subsidies for low-income housing developments during his wife’s first five years in office. Mccaskill’s obscured misuse of her office for financial gain is far more offensive than a few misspoken words.

War On Women? McCaskill Business Sued For Sexual Harassment
http://danaloeschradio.com/war-on-women-mccaskill-business-sued-for-sexual-harassment/

Sen. Claire McCaskill’s husband cut business deals in Senate Dining Room
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/10/18/whistle-blower-audio-sen-claire-mccaskills-husband-cut-business-deals-in-senate-dining-room/#ixzz2B5fVJwrz

EXCLUSIVE: Sen. McCaskill’s Husband’s Businesses Benefitted From $20 Million in Stimulus Funds
http://nlpc.org/stories/2012/10/25/exclusive-sen-mccaskills-husbands-businesses-benefitted-20-million-stimulus-funds


50 posted on 11/02/2012 11:22:47 AM PDT by Jonah Vark (Any 5th grader knows that the Constitution declares the separation of powers.)
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