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Monday Morning (Noonan: It's Romney)
WSJ ^ | 11/5/2012 | Peggy Noonan

Posted on 11/05/2012 12:14:38 PM PST by RoosterRedux

Romney’s crowds are building—28,000 in Morrisville, Pa., last night; 30,000 in West Chester, Ohio, Friday It isn’t only a triumph of advance planning: People came, they got through security and waited for hours in the cold. His rallies look like rallies now, not enactments. In some new way he’s caught his stride. He looks happy and grateful. His closing speech has been positive, future-looking, sweetly patriotic. His closing ads are sharp—the one about what’s going on at the rallies is moving.

All the vibrations are right. A person who is helping him who is not a longtime Romneyite told me, yesterday: “I joined because I was anti Obama—I’m a patriot, I’ll join up But now I am pro-Romney.” Why? “I’ve spent time with him and I care about him and admire him. He’s a genuinely good man.” Looking at the crowds on TV, hearing them chant “Three more days” and “Two more days”—it feels like a lot of Republicans have gone from anti-Obama to pro-Romney.

Something old is roaring back. One of the Romney campaign’s surrogates, who appeared at a rally with him the other night, spoke of the intensity and joy of the crowd “I worked the rope line, people wouldn’t let go of my hand.” It startled him. A former political figure who’s been in Ohio told me this morning something is moving with evangelicals, other church-going Protestants and religious Catholics. He said what’s happening with them is quiet, unreported and spreading: They really want Romney now, they’ll go out and vote, the election has taken on a new importance to them.

There is no denying the Republicans have the passion now, the enthusiasm. The Democrats do not. Independents are breaking for Romney.

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1 posted on 11/05/2012 12:14:38 PM PST by RoosterRedux
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To: RoosterRedux

The Champagne (Champaigne!?) is in the cooler.
Predicting an uncorking at 8:05 EST tomorrow evening.


2 posted on 11/05/2012 12:20:04 PM PST by frankenMonkey
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To: RoosterRedux

For a lift I just watch the Romney at Red Rocks clip.

It fires me up...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgKGCkZjjO8


3 posted on 11/05/2012 12:20:10 PM PST by nhwingut (Get out & Vote as if your life was on the line. Because it is.)
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To: RoosterRedux

4 posted on 11/05/2012 12:20:55 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: frankenMonkey

I am buying my champagne tonight! I have a good feeling about this.


5 posted on 11/05/2012 12:22:23 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: DoughtyOne

: )


6 posted on 11/05/2012 12:22:45 PM PST 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: DoughtyOne

Without Christie’s abhorrent stunt, this one would be a slam dunk.

I honestly hope he never wins another election as long as he lives.


7 posted on 11/05/2012 12:25:25 PM PST by comebacknewt (Newt (sigh) what could have been . . .)
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To: DoughtyOne
Chipping in and getting your hands dirty on behalf of those with losses caused by Hurricane Sandy.

In between photo ops...


8 posted on 11/05/2012 12:25:38 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: RoosterRedux

Wow, first it was fringe Dick Morris, then Main Stream Barone, yesterday it was pessimist George Will, and finally it is “Jump on the Bandwagon” Noonon. Things are looking good.


9 posted on 11/05/2012 12:27:14 PM PST by MNDude (OWS Movement RIP)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

:^o


10 posted on 11/05/2012 12:27:48 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: comebacknewt

You may be right. I think it was tight already, and his comments didn’t help, but probably didn’t hurt that much either.

I think he screwed up, but he had been going all day and had a lot of constituents dead or in very serious trouble.

I’ll cut him some slack.

I haven’t been a big fan of him for the last six months or so. He didn’t strike me as a bedrock Conservative.


11 posted on 11/05/2012 12:30:20 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: RoosterRedux

I’m all for “Morning in Amerca”.


12 posted on 11/05/2012 12:33:40 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: RoosterRedux

This is coming from Peggy Noonan, who has had her lips pressed firmly on Obama’s behind for 4 years now..she is calling this election for Romney its because she KNOWS its in the bag for Romney


13 posted on 11/05/2012 12:34:14 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: RoosterRedux

In honor of Mitt’s ability to appeal to a full spectrum of voters, I wil have a fresh pot of coffee. It didn’t escape my attention that the media has spoken to coffee manufacturers and coffee shops who wonder if Mitt will take away their businesses because he’s Mormon. They stop at nothing. They’re nuts.


14 posted on 11/05/2012 12:36:05 PM PST by FryingPan101 (2016 looms)
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To: DoughtyOne
That pic don't look so bad.Fore Dune is still there and no washed out structures.

Power? One should be prepared to provide one's own for a week or two.

15 posted on 11/05/2012 12:36:06 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: RoosterRedux
Tell me what's worse then this guy dressing up on Halloween?

IMO, it's him being dressed up, and it wasn't for Halloween.

New pajama tops..., lookin' good Barry. Dream on...

Really fills that thing out doesn't he. /s


16 posted on 11/05/2012 12:37:31 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: Paladin2

I agree.

Water
Food
Power

The area didn’t look that bad, but I’ll bet there’s a lot more water damage than what we can see.


17 posted on 11/05/2012 12:40:37 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: RoosterRedux

I am putting together a play list of songs for Wednesday morning (if things go well). So far I have:

“Zippety Doo Dah” (from Disney’s song of the south)
“Oh What a Beautiful Morning” from Oklahoma
“Hit the Road Jack (Barack)” Ray Charles
“Celebrate” Kool and the Gang


18 posted on 11/05/2012 12:41:18 PM PST by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: FryingPan101
Sounds good, I think I'll make a pot myself, with some of that egg nog I bought from the store, and then I'll listen to Sean Hannity and walk the dog.

Wednesday, it's back to the job search, and I hope and pray that businesses will start hiring again with the threat of an Obama administration gone.

19 posted on 11/05/2012 12:41:26 PM PST by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: DoughtyOne
Providing one's own power is a sustainability issue.

Providing for yourself and your near neighbors is the history of America.

20 posted on 11/05/2012 12:43:55 PM PST by Paladin2 (Posting a response is still an issue.....)
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To: RoosterRedux
Before you buy, say something heartfelt about Romney/Ryan & America. Not pushy, but heart-felt. Every vote is still important & the staff in a store are all potential voters.

William Flax

21 posted on 11/05/2012 12:44:21 PM PST by Ohioan
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To: forgotten man

You forgot, Song: Dixie.


22 posted on 11/05/2012 12:44:24 PM PST by HIDEK6
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To: DoughtyOne
California :)

Photobucket

23 posted on 11/05/2012 12:44:34 PM PST by 1035rep
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To: erod

Erod, I hope you find a job worthy of you.


24 posted on 11/05/2012 12:45:02 PM PST by FryingPan101 (2016 looms)
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To: Ohioan

I’m from Georgia. Everyone I know is screamin’ for a Romney win, particularly the guys at the liquor store.;-)


25 posted on 11/05/2012 12:52:06 PM PST by RoosterRedux (Obama: "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.")
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To: DoughtyOne
One's house should have a basement - infrastructure location but possibly wet - keep stuff down there off the floor and in containers. A battery power pump is a good idea if it doesn't have a natural downhill drain.

First floor - above the flood plain.

Second floor - ultimate sanctuary.

Attic - where one stores the family history.

26 posted on 11/05/2012 12:52:58 PM PST by Paladin2 (Posting a response is still an issue.....)
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To: MNDude

That is possibly the best analysis released today. haha


27 posted on 11/05/2012 12:57:57 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Paladin2
Providing for yourself and your near neighbors is the history of America.

It's also an excellent way of ensuring your near neighbors' help if any bad element were to decide to try and take those provisions away from you. That's America, too.

28 posted on 11/05/2012 12:58:04 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: comebacknewt

[ Without Christie’s abhorrent stunt, this one would be a slam dunk.

I honestly hope he never wins another election as long as he lives. ]

Yep. Republicans should never forgive Christie fo picking Obama up when he was down and down big. Even worse, Christie gave him props he didn’t deserve! Christie should have said that it was too early to judge the federal response, that just using the destruction for a campaign stop wasn’t enough. I despise Chris Christie.


29 posted on 11/05/2012 1:00:14 PM PST by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: Cyber Liberty
Yep, they can be quickly trained to reload 12 ga. slug guns.

Just sayin'

30 posted on 11/05/2012 1:01:45 PM PST by Paladin2 (Posting a response is still an issue.....)
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To: FryingPan101
They stop at nothing. They’re nuts.

The first is true, the second not. They are not nuts, only without a moral compass. It is a hard thing for people who have principles to understand, just how far the Left has embraced the idea that the end justifies the means. Whether you are looking at the Jacobins in the 1790s, Marx, the Fabians, Bolsheviks or Nazis, or modern American faux "Liberals," you are dealing with beings to whom the Big Lie, or any other form of conscious deception, is always fair game, if they think that they can get away with it.

While the American Left, unlike the Jacobins, Marxists, etc., may pretend to religious toleration--even to having Faith themselves--be always skeptical. The behavior through the years paints a very, very different picture. Many of them actually despise people of Faith; fear, hate & sometimes even envy them, because such folk have consciences, something utterly alien to the compulsion driven Egalitarian/Collectivists, who rally like robots to monolithic Socialist movements..

William Flax [Romney/Ryan--Tomorrow, we dare not fail!]

31 posted on 11/05/2012 1:03:40 PM PST by Ohioan
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To: 1035rep

LOL


32 posted on 11/05/2012 1:07:59 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: forgotten man

Ding-dong the Wicked Witch is Dead


33 posted on 11/05/2012 1:08:21 PM PST by Henry Hnyellar
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To: MNDude

“finally it is “Jump on the Bandwagon” Noonon.”

Prissy Peggy sees a future of classy, high-end dinners being held at the White House with a Romney win. She definitely wants to be on the guest list.


34 posted on 11/05/2012 1:08:46 PM PST by MayflowerMadam
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To: forgotten man

I’m getting the music that plays at the end of ‘Return to the Jedi’ after Luke and Anakin Skywalker bring balance to the force and defeat the Emperor and the Evil Empire!


35 posted on 11/05/2012 1:09:56 PM PST by Darth Gill
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To: FryingPan101

thanks :)


36 posted on 11/05/2012 1:10:13 PM PST by erod (I'm a Chicagoan till Chicago ends...)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Yes, Obama sycophant Peggy Noonan. enamored by obama. I won’t forget either.


37 posted on 11/05/2012 1:10:45 PM PST by Naplm
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To: RoosterRedux
I’m from Georgia. Everyone I know is screamin’ for a Romney win, particularly the guys at the liquor store.;-)

O.K., I get the message. But maybe there are others surfing by, who will remember to speak from the heart to those they encounter this evening.

Cheers.

38 posted on 11/05/2012 1:11:37 PM PST by Ohioan
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To: Paladin2

Probably so. When it comes to water, it would be very difficult to provide for the community, if you’re located in a city. Rotating for yourself is manageable, but you can’t rotate enough for your neighbors too.

Safe haven seems like the way to go. Keep enough around to keep yourself going three to six months, and if things go south, safe haven.

I read your next post. I agree with your comments, but if your home catches fire, you can’t get to your family history.


39 posted on 11/05/2012 1:14:35 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: Paladin2

Probably so. When it comes to water, it would be very difficult to provide for the community, if you’re located in a city. Rotating for yourself is manageable, but you can’t rotate enough for your neighbors too.

Safe haven seems like the way to go. Keep enough around to keep yourself going three to six months, and if things go south, safe haven.

I read your next post. I agree with your comments, but if your home catches fire, you can’t get to your family history.


40 posted on 11/05/2012 1:15:15 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: Paladin2

Providing for the common defense is as American as Mom & Apple Pie. The Second Amendment makes that possible.


41 posted on 11/05/2012 1:17:07 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: DoughtyOne
"if your home catches fire"

Uh, that's what the 12 ga are for.

42 posted on 11/05/2012 1:18:58 PM PST by Paladin2 (Posting a response is still an issue.....)
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To: forgotten man
Almost like being in Love (best version by Johnny Hartman)
Morning (Al Jarreau)
It's a Beautiful Morning (The Rascals)
43 posted on 11/05/2012 1:20:36 PM PST by jobim (.)
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To: RoosterRedux

I am buying my champagne tonight! I have a good feeling about this.

Not too fast now... better check that new WashPost/CNN poll


44 posted on 11/05/2012 1:20:54 PM PST by stevecmd
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To: Cyber Liberty
"Providing for the common defense is as American as Mom & Apple Pie"

Yep, that why the town sheriff had a gun rack.

45 posted on 11/05/2012 1:20:55 PM PST by Paladin2 (Posting a response is still an issue.....)
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To: Paladin2

Pool..., over-sized pump, large heavy duty generator.


46 posted on 11/05/2012 1:22:30 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Oh oh oh... ooooh ooooh. Yes Toto, it's over!)
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To: Paladin2

You’ve never experienced a storm surge, have you?


47 posted on 11/05/2012 1:23:00 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: RoosterRedux
"....particularly the guys at the liquor store.;-)"

Please amplify, for the understanding of the unwashed, like me.

48 posted on 11/05/2012 1:24:56 PM PST by Paladin2 (Posting a response is still an issue.....)
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To: comebacknewt
Without Christie’s abhorrent stunt,

Or Robert's weird last minute cave on the "Affordable Care Act".

Had he stuck to his guns we would have:

A. No ObamaCare
B. No Obama.

49 posted on 11/05/2012 1:25:05 PM PST by eddie willers
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To: DoughtyOne
When I see him in that jacket, I want to hurl.

I remember when I thought "The Manchurian Candidate" was make believe.

We had a card-carrying commie in the White House. It all seems like a dream to me now.

50 posted on 11/05/2012 1:25:16 PM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas (Viva Christo Rey!)
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