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Veterinarian Ted Yoho Headed to Congress [Sarah Endorsed Conservative Defeated 12 Term Demon Rat]
Veterinary Practice News ^ | 11/7/12

Posted on 11/18/2012 2:39:34 PM PST by SoFloFreeper

Florida veterinarian Ted Yoho was elected to Congress on Tuesday with a convincing victory over a Democratic challenger and less than three months after he narrowly defeated 12-term incumbent Cliff Stearns in the Republican primary.

Dr. Yoho, 57, turned his attention to politics while working as a large animal veterinarian in Gainesville, Fla. His years in practice and his interaction with farmers, ranchers and business owners made him concerned for "the state of our nation" and led him to realize it was time to "stand up for America," according to his campaign website.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 2012
Stearns, the Democrat, had been in Congress for 24 years. He is gone.

Not all is lost, folks.

Yes, the Allen West thing is frustrating. Yes, I believe there was voter fraud in Philadelphia. Probably Detroit too.

Let's not give up.

1 posted on 11/18/2012 2:39:44 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Working for the voters and the health of the Union - a winning position.


2 posted on 11/18/2012 2:44:03 PM PST by stanne
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To: SoFloFreeper

ANOTHER PATRIOT TO CONGRESS!
SARAH PALIN ENDORSED!

3 posted on 11/18/2012 2:45:46 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Being a large animal veterinarian, Dr. Yoho is more in touch with reality and current events than would be a touchy feely small animal exclusive practice. He sees the economic conditions being affected by the ignorant politicians that haven't a clue about business on a daily basis. The economy affects veterinarians more so than any of the healthcare professions.
4 posted on 11/18/2012 2:47:44 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yet, the GOP elites pooh-pooh anything the “unsophisticated” Sarah Palin does. Sarah IS sophisticated, in a down to earth sort of way; and certainly more of an example of sophistication and moral authority than the rabble rouser, Sandra Fluke (who coveted crowds the size of those Sarah draws).


5 posted on 11/18/2012 2:47:54 PM PST by Twinkie (Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.)
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To: onyx
WOOT!

Go Ted Yoho!

Go Sarah!


6 posted on 11/18/2012 2:51:45 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Stearns was a Republican, and pretty conservative too.
ACU’s endoresement:
“Cliff Stearns is the clear conservative choice in Florida’s Third District. His ACU lifetime congressional rating of 95 over 23 years of service reflects an outstanding and consistent commitment to conservative principles over a wide range of issues and is one of the highest in the Congress over that period of time.”

Yoho’s a great addition though. Check out his wonderful campaign ad: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HkVG1StqOzQ


7 posted on 11/18/2012 2:54:19 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: KC_Lion
What is Sarah Palins winning percentage for candidates she endorsed? A lot of new candidates owe Sarah Palin a lot of thanks. However, I do not believe the GOPe will allow her to win any republican nomination.
I would not put Mr. Romney as someone she endorsed. She said she would vote for him.
SS
8 posted on 11/18/2012 2:59:53 PM PST by TWhiteBear (Sarah Palin...The Flame of the North)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Some good news!


9 posted on 11/18/2012 3:04:27 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Could you clarify whether nor not Mr. Stearns was a Republican or Democrat? There seems to be some confusion on the thread.
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10 posted on 11/18/2012 3:04:43 PM PST by TWhiteBear (Sarah Palin...The Flame of the North)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Bonehead and Cantor won’t like this.


11 posted on 11/18/2012 3:06:17 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: TWhiteBear
I do not believe the GOPe will allow her to win any republican nomination.

You'd bet your ass they wouldn't. That is why the GOP is dying a very painful death right now. Hospice has been called in, we just don't know how long they have.

Then us and Sarah will build a New Conservative Party from the void the GOP has left.

Romney as someone she endorsed. She said she would vote for him.

Correct! Sarah knew that he she want all in, say like back in May, with the OmG!!@!! VoTE 4 romNEY!!!! cheerleader brigade, she knew that A. If he won, her credibility to stand up to his RINO way of governing would be shot.

B. If he lost than she had gone all in for a losing, GOP-E endorsed candidate.

So the only winning move, was not to play the Dem's or GOP's stupid game. Which is what Sarah did. She knows what she is doing.

12 posted on 11/18/2012 3:08:38 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Sounds like good news.

I waited to let a few others respond to this thread with sensible replies, before asking a question I just can’t resist.

Does Dr. Yoho dress up as Santa Claus at Christmas?


13 posted on 11/18/2012 3:09:20 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: TWhiteBear

Stearns was a Democrat. 12 term.


14 posted on 11/18/2012 3:10:48 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: TWhiteBear

correction, sorry, Stearns was a Republican. :(

My apologies to all. I mis-read the story....


15 posted on 11/18/2012 3:12:42 PM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Happy to hear this. i was starting to wonder if we had picked up any seats. All I keep reading is this Republican has been ousted by his/her Democrat challenger.


16 posted on 11/18/2012 3:12:51 PM PST by surrey
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To: SoFloFreeper

Stearns was my congress critter and was good. The point being, Stearns had been there too long. He was in the teaparty congress, standing up tall with Michelle Bachmann and the rest from the start.


17 posted on 11/18/2012 3:15:21 PM PST by libbylu
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To: SoFloFreeper
Stearns, the democrat........had been in Congress for 24 years. He is gone.

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Since when is Stearns a democrat?

18 posted on 11/18/2012 3:16:46 PM PST by deport
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To: SoFloFreeper
Stearns was a Republican. He was in my district and would come to town every so often and have little Town Meetings. A lot of older people and Vets would attend with a sprinkling of young people.
19 posted on 11/18/2012 3:18:16 PM PST by Firecracker74
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To: SoFloFreeper

Stearns was a good republican/tea party congress critter, I should know,my district.


20 posted on 11/18/2012 3:18:55 PM PST by libbylu
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To: mrsmith

If Sterns was a great conservative why was he defeated?


21 posted on 11/18/2012 3:23:32 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Sterns had a lifetime 95% conservative lifetime ACU rating.

Why are we supposed to be happy that he's gone?

22 posted on 11/18/2012 3:27:09 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hit ‘abuse’ on the articles and tell the moderator to change the headline.


23 posted on 11/18/2012 3:36:41 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: freekitty

New blood can be appealing.
Look at Yoho’s ad I linked to above.


24 posted on 11/18/2012 3:39:26 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Twinkie

What infuriates me is that the DEMs had no qualms about putting their Sandra Fluke out there - even had her speak at the convention, but our side - the GOPE wouldn’t allow Sarah any where near the convention or on the campaign trail.

Yes, people - the GOP is spineless.


25 posted on 11/18/2012 3:58:47 PM PST by Catsrus
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To: SoFloFreeper

Stearns may be a Democrat but he served as a Republican. Yoho beat him in the GOP primary.


26 posted on 11/18/2012 4:03:10 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: mrsmith

Oh my gosh - what a wonderful ad. Too bad someone on the Romney team couldn’t come up with something this clever. Their ads were, how shall we say it - BORING! They didn’t inspire anyone - not even me.

But, this pig ad is great!


27 posted on 11/18/2012 4:04:53 PM PST by Catsrus
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To: freekitty

“If Sterns was a great conservative why was he defeated?”

Because the geniuses in the FL legislature (the very ones who redistricted Col. West) moved Stearns’s district so that it didn’t include his home town and base of support. Good to have a GOP majority in the legislature, isn’t it? Dems in the majority would NEVER do that to their own. Stupid Republicans.


28 posted on 11/18/2012 4:11:46 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: mrsmith

Hit ‘abuse’ on the articles and tell the moderator to change the headline.


It’s a shame that posters don’t even read the damn articles they post. Palin didn’t endorse Yoho until a week after he defeated Stearns in the primary. Who the hell was she going to endorse if it wasn’t the GOP Primary winner?


29 posted on 11/18/2012 4:15:19 PM PST by deport
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To: SoFloFreeper

> “Dr. Yoho, 57, turned his attention to politics while working as a large animal veterinarian in Gainesville, Fla” <<

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Just how LARGE is Dr.Yoho? :o)


30 posted on 11/18/2012 4:29:17 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: SoFloFreeper

bttt


31 posted on 11/18/2012 4:31:38 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: FreeReign

ACU means nothing.

They rated Bub Dulle 100.


32 posted on 11/18/2012 4:33:56 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: vetvetdoug

I have known Ted Yoho for years. He is gonna be great in Washington. Very well respected her in the middle of libville and surrounding counties.


33 posted on 11/18/2012 4:45:25 PM PST by postal patty
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To: SoFloFreeper

I guess Joe the Plumber lost.


34 posted on 11/18/2012 4:46:31 PM PST by Ann Archy (ABORTION....the HUMAN sacrifice to the god of CONVENIENCE.)
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To: editor-surveyor
Sterns had a lifetime 95% conservative lifetime ACU rating. Why are we supposed to be happy that he's gone?

ACU means nothing.

ACU ratings, while not perfect, do mean something.

Which is I asked, why are we supposed to be happy that he's gone?

35 posted on 11/18/2012 4:48:21 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: Catsrus; Grampa Dave; dixiechick2000; NormsRevenge; Ernest_at_the_Beach; ElkGroveDan; ...
"But, this pig ad is great!"

AGREED!!!

That guy's campaign CONsultant is NOT a CONman!!!

GOOD SHOW!!!

36 posted on 11/18/2012 5:18:34 PM PST by SierraWasp (Welcome to the next 50 months of an unprecedebted lame duck session!!!)
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To: Twinkie

You are so right! Sarah Palin has an acute sense of her political principals. Go Sarah!


37 posted on 11/18/2012 5:42:40 PM PST by a5478 (a5478)
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To: FreeReign

All the RINOs have fabulous ACU ratings.

ACU is a protection racket for RINOS.


38 posted on 11/18/2012 7:12:31 PM PST by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: EDINVA
There was a Dem-supported redistricting law approved by voters in FL that prevented the Republican majority from having a free hand in drawing the lines (forced to draw within certain parameters). The state GOP was just as unhappy as we are, because it gave the Dem seats. There are no such similar "protections" for Republicans in Dem-leaning states.
39 posted on 11/18/2012 7:14:36 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Career-enhancing tip to Republicans intending to seek election to the Congress: Earn Sarah’s endorsement.


40 posted on 11/18/2012 7:21:09 PM PST by Elsiejay
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To: TWhiteBear

Palin gave us Ted Cruz and Deb Fischer this cycle.

Palin’s candidate (Sarah Steelman, I wonder how different 2012 would have been with her?) lost to Ted Akins in the Missouri primary though, Palin had about 14 campaigns she endorsed and at least 8 victories.


41 posted on 11/18/2012 8:00:14 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Thanks for the clarification. Never made sense to me that a R dominated legislature would do that. Amazing how it always works in one direction only.


42 posted on 11/18/2012 8:30:55 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: EDINVA
Yup. Not to mention those "Independent" redistricting boards in AZ & CA, which always remarkably manages to draw scores of Democrat seats. In Republican AZ, the Dems will have a 5D-4R majority in January (currently 5R-3D) and in CA, we will have apparently 15(!) seats out of 53 in CA (down from 19). Real representative, yessir.
43 posted on 11/18/2012 8:41:51 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: ansel12

Steelman lost, at least in part, because she had sold her soul to the trial layers.


44 posted on 11/19/2012 4:26:56 AM PST by AlbertWang
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To: AlbertWang

It’s too bad the tea party candidate lost, Akin didn’t work out so well.


45 posted on 11/19/2012 12:12:18 PM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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