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SC's Sanford wins GOP primary for old House seat
Associated Press ^ | Apr 2, 2013 8:47 PM (ET) | BRUCE SMITH

Posted on 04/02/2013 7:53:31 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW

The former three-term congressman and two-term governor saw his political career sidelined four years ago when he disappeared from the state only to return and confess to an extramarital affair with an Argentine woman to whom he is now engaged.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: gop; gopprimary; morality; sanford; sc2013
I find this appalling. The lack of personal ethics and morality is evident in our country's current direction.

Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle. - George Washington

1 posted on 04/02/2013 7:53:31 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW
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To: DJ MacWoW

What district did this bozo run in? Any state that keeps putting Lindsay Graham back in office really has gone to the dark side.


2 posted on 04/02/2013 7:57:13 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: Sioux-san
I can only say that I'm surprised.

I'm not from SC btw. But I did defend this guy on FR until it was found that he was with his girlfriend.

3 posted on 04/02/2013 8:00:16 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW

There in D.C. he can claim to be out climbing the dome.


4 posted on 04/02/2013 8:01:33 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

In DC they “climb” other things. A GOP replacement for Teddy.


5 posted on 04/02/2013 8:04:14 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW
GOP replacement for Teddy

May well be DJ. I too am appalled this SC district has voted to do this to our nation. Heck ... no choice left for this district ... either a rat or another form of rat.

6 posted on 04/02/2013 8:07:16 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: DJ MacWoW

You know, if we would just declare a moratorium on all future elections as well as any additional immigration, dissolve Congress and SCOTUS, impeach the Usurper, empty out all those buildings full of marxist Bureaucrats, and then move on to the State Legislatures that are not doing their proper job, what really would the productive citizen miss out on??? Would this country come to a grinding halt? I don’t think so.


7 posted on 04/02/2013 8:09:24 PM PDT by Sioux-san
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To: DJ MacWoW
Ouch. Replacement for Teddy. So, it all starts, the taunts and the jeering. this will be good for days on Comedy Central.

frankly, I'll volunteer to write the material! I'm going to help elect Colbert.

8 posted on 04/02/2013 8:10:03 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: no-to-illegals

It’s sad. It wasn’t that long ago that this kind of scandal would have kept him from running again.


9 posted on 04/02/2013 8:10:26 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Full agreement DJ. Makes one think a new set of Dark Ages approaches.


10 posted on 04/02/2013 8:12:14 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Sioux-san
Thomas Jefferson said : "The way to have safe government is not to trust it all to the one, but to divide it among the many, distributing to everyone exactly the functions in which he is competent....To let the National Government be entrusted with the defense of the nation, and its foreign and federal relations..... The State Governments with the Civil Rights, Laws, Police and administration of what concerns the State generally. The Counties with the local concerns, and each ward direct the interests within itself. It is by dividing and subdividing these Republics from the great national one down through all its subordinations until it ends in the administration of everyman's farm by himself, by placing under everyone what his own eye may superintend, that all will be done for the best."

DC has overreached itself by much more than a mile. This is the result of ignorant voters.

11 posted on 04/02/2013 8:13:35 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Mamzelle

He couldn’t be any worse.


12 posted on 04/02/2013 8:14:28 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Please Heavenly Father, avenge this heathen’s wife and family I ask in Jesus’ Holy Name.


13 posted on 04/02/2013 8:14:41 PM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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14 posted on 04/02/2013 8:20:03 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW
I have questions ... Are the citizens absolutely positive the election was honest? How would anyone find out if an election was not honest? Are there those so powerful as to manipulate and control an election to where there would be no integrity of an election and the people would be none the wiser to know? Then there is Stalin. Does America now have a much more entrenched Stalin than when Stalin was an ocean away?
15 posted on 04/02/2013 8:20:29 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: DJ MacWoW

let the dem win if he’s the nominee.


16 posted on 04/02/2013 8:20:29 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: DJ MacWoW

Tim Scott, wasn’t it? Maybe I’m missing your point.


17 posted on 04/02/2013 8:26:47 PM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: no-to-illegals

We know the liberals cheat and electronic machines make it easy but I don’t know about the GOP. I can’t believe that they are much more honest. I believe that honest elections are getting to be fewer. Add to that immoral and/or ignorant voters and we have our current situation.


18 posted on 04/02/2013 8:26:53 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: scrabblehack

I was referring to immoral behavior. Sanford seems to have it down pat just like Dead Ted (Kennedy).


19 posted on 04/02/2013 8:28:38 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Amen DJ and am going off topic for a moment. Something strange with the number two recently today. The number two is showing up in several articles today. Wonder if a signal of some sort is being sent?


20 posted on 04/02/2013 8:38:30 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

I know that the JournOList is alive and well but going by a different name. They all get their talking points down pat!


21 posted on 04/02/2013 8:40:40 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Ugh. Sanford has shown a lack of core values. If he’s elected I see a gradual re evaluation from him on things like homosexual marriage, the need for more than 10 round magazines and amnesty for illegal immigration.

Heck, soon enough expect to see him seated on a couch with Pelosi...


22 posted on 04/02/2013 8:40:51 PM PDT by broken_clock (Nuke'm til they glow, then shoot'em in the dark.)
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To: DJ MacWoW

If you have an affair—you must marry your mistress—its the Prince Charles rule.


23 posted on 04/02/2013 8:44:31 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: broken_clock

I actually liked Gingrich even though he can run amok. At least he would rethink some things. However his personal life was a mess and Sanford is on the same road.


24 posted on 04/02/2013 8:44:57 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

Yeah there’s another schmuck!


25 posted on 04/02/2013 8:45:39 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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SC's ex-Gov. Sanford clears hurdle in comeback bid

"I want to thank my God," Sanford said. "I used to cringe when somebody would say I want to thank my God because at that point I would think this is getting uncomfortable. But once you really receive God's grace and (have) seen it reflected in others you stop and acknowledge that grace and the difference He has made in my life and in so many lives across this state and across this nation."

TRULY honoring God would mean that he honored and kept the covenant that he made with his wife instead of following his hormones!

26 posted on 04/02/2013 8:49:58 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Good to see another honorable guy win.

I would consider voting for the Green Party over him. I probably just wouldn’t vote because I know I wouldn’t vote for him.


27 posted on 04/02/2013 8:54:43 PM PDT by boycott (CAL)
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To: no-to-illegals
Maybe it's a signal that the articles are posted on April 2.
28 posted on 04/02/2013 9:02:39 PM PDT by Jane Long (Background checks? Dandy idea, Mr. President. Shoulda started with yours. - Sarah Palin)
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To: Jane Long

Actually the number two is showing up in the text of the articles. Two of this and two of that sort of references.


29 posted on 04/02/2013 9:04:37 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Jane Long

I sometimes go looking for clues. I sometimes look for clues in strange places such as written text. Most of the time ... the clue I think I found was not a clue though every once in a great while. This time maybe will be more of the same where there was or is no clue.


30 posted on 04/02/2013 9:10:26 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: DJ MacWoW

If he wins, Karl Rove may tout him as the GOP’s presidential standard bearer for ‘16. He would be the ideal candidate for the new values-free GOP.


31 posted on 04/02/2013 9:10:56 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I used to think that this guy was good. Fooled me. I hope he finds redemption, but not in Congress.
I’d be skipping this race if I lived there.


32 posted on 04/02/2013 9:13:26 PM PDT by Darren McCarty (If most people were more than keyboard warriors, we might have won the election)
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To: Fiji Hill

I hadn’t thought of that but I bet Rove loves him.


33 posted on 04/02/2013 9:17:14 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Darren McCarty

I don’t live there either but I defended him when he disappeared, until I found out where he was.


34 posted on 04/02/2013 9:18:27 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: Fiji Hill
If he wins, Karl Rove may tout him as the GOP’s presidential standard bearer for ‘16.

I think Miss "Evita" knows that.

35 posted on 04/02/2013 9:20:30 PM PDT by dfwgator
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36 posted on 04/02/2013 9:28:23 PM PDT by upchuck (Free Republic: faster than a speeding bullet!)
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To: no-to-illegals
Hmmm. I'll nine be on the lookout. Was it in this article?
37 posted on 04/02/2013 9:33:30 PM PDT by Jane Long (Background checks? Dandy idea, Mr. President. Shoulda started with yours. - Sarah Palin)
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To: Jane Long

Not necessarily this one. Seen several over the last few days ... mostly on NK situation.


38 posted on 04/02/2013 9:43:19 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals; All

I wonder if a conservative/tea party group might field a candidate even if it is only a write-in?


39 posted on 04/02/2013 10:03:01 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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To: gleeaikin; DJ MacWoW
sorry gleeaikin ... a little busy at this moment. Looking at something else. My apology DJ, for throwing your thread off kilter.
40 posted on 04/02/2013 10:07:48 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals; gleeaikin

Not a problem. Go where the discussion leads you. :-)


41 posted on 04/02/2013 10:08:48 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Sanfords new campaign theme song
42 posted on 04/03/2013 5:41:34 AM PDT by John 3_19-21 ("as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.")
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To: John 3_19-21

Good choice!


43 posted on 04/03/2013 5:52:30 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW

“DC has overreached itself by much more than a mile. This is the result of ignorant voters.”
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You have said a mouthful there for sure! It is time for those who have not done so to face up to the truth of ignorant voters. Ignorance in voting may now bethe rule rather than the exception and this has been brought about deliberately. The school system is almost a total ruin and this has been brought about DELIBERATELY BY ENEMIES OF THE USA. First it was a matter of doing a lousy job of teaching and then it went to the point of leaving out what didn’t fit the “politically correct” agenda, now it is at the point of teaching outright lies and misinformation. Few things are more terrifying than having a conversation with someone who has “EARNED” a bachelor degree with a MAJOR in history and realizing that he could not pass an EIGHTH GRADE history final from 1958.

We apparently have millions of what I might call “educational zombies” in this country. They have the documents that are supposed to prove educational attainment but in reality are ignorant or worse. What is worse? Thinking you are educated when in reality you are ignorant, that is what is worse.


44 posted on 04/03/2013 6:32:25 AM PDT by RipSawyer (I was born on Earth, what planet is this?)
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To: DJ MacWoW

“He couldn’t be any worse.”
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If you mean that we could not do worse than Mark Sanford, I would suggest that you may need to reconsider, I am certain that we have done worse in the past and may very well do so again.


45 posted on 04/03/2013 6:42:38 AM PDT by RipSawyer (I was born on Earth, what planet is this?)
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To: RipSawyer

That is indeed where we stand. The dumbing down of America is nearly complete.


46 posted on 04/03/2013 6:43:48 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: RipSawyer; Mamzelle
I should have said "she". I believe that Mamzelle was talking about Colbert.

When talking about having a moral compass we are actually talking about degrees of separation. They're not far apart.

47 posted on 04/03/2013 6:50:07 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (My faith and politics cannot be separated)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Sanford is just a GOP approved John Edwards with a better-looking whore.


48 posted on 04/03/2013 8:33:24 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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