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Listen To The Call That COuld Have Saved The Cain Candidacy
WeArePolitics ^ | 12/7/2011 | Bill Knowles

Posted on 12/07/2011 12:44:19 PM PST by Billlknowles

I've got some flack about supporting former Speaker Newt Gingrich since Herman Cain's sudden departure from the race for the Presidency, but just because I have been so quick to move my support does not mean that I still don't feel that Herman is the best man for the office. Further, as you can hear below, the charges against him have been completely unfounded and certainly in this case, not true at all.

This call to the Roger Hedgecock Show comes from Biff Naylor, who, like Herman, was Chairman of the National Restaurant Association and was there when Herman was hired. There is no doubt that Herman is the victim of a biased main stream media assault as evidenced here and the one lone article about Naylor coming to his defense. Rest assured if this would have been another 'victim' making a charge against Cain it would have been broadcast worldwide.

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TOPICS: Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: cain; hermancain; mediabias

1 posted on 12/07/2011 12:44:26 PM PST by Billlknowles
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To: Billlknowles

So this guy was where two weeks ago?


2 posted on 12/07/2011 12:46:17 PM PST by svcw (God's Grace - thank you!)
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To: svcw

When asked that question, “this guy” responded that he was talking to... and then he named off a bunch of publications, some of them supposedly conservative in nature.


3 posted on 12/07/2011 12:48:01 PM PST by Ingtar (Newt (four more for Obama) & Mitt (Obamacare) - what wonderful choices!)
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To: Ingtar

Cain had the entire political establishment of the democrats and republicans and the entire MSM working against him. Nothing could have saved his campaign. Good men don’t run for president anymore because them and their families will be savaged by the establishment.


4 posted on 12/07/2011 12:51:55 PM PST by bigdirty
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To: bigdirty

Also good women - i.e. Sarah.


5 posted on 12/07/2011 12:54:06 PM PST by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: bigdirty

I agree. In a few months maybe a year or two, they will get exactly what they asked for AND IT AINT GONNA BE PRETTY.
You like OWS is bad. That’s gonna be mod compared to....


6 posted on 12/07/2011 12:57:01 PM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: bigdirty

I agree. In a few months maybe a year or two, they will get exactly what they asked for AND IT AINT GONNA BE PRETTY.
You like OWS is bad. That’s gonna be mod compared to....


7 posted on 12/07/2011 12:57:21 PM PST by Donnafrflorida (Thru HIM all things are possible.)
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To: bigdirty

The scum rises to the top of our political system one way or the other. Show me a political failure and I’ll show you an honest politician.


8 posted on 12/07/2011 12:59:08 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Billlknowles

Black lady calling into Rush today that wanted Cain.

Cain could have been a real vote getter.

No wonder the left wanted him gone.


9 posted on 12/07/2011 1:05:42 PM PST by dforest
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To: indylindy

Cain was the only man who could mount a serious challenge to Romney in Michigan and that 2 or3% of blacks that he could have pulled off the plantation could have made the difference in the general election.

Now we’re fighting over who gets to lose to Obama.


10 posted on 12/07/2011 1:08:56 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Billlknowles

The only one who could have saved the Cain candidacy, IMHO, was Cain. If these allegations are unfounded (and I don’t believe them), say so and move on. Why leave the race? When you are faced with an enemy telling you to shut up... he just told you how to win... don’t shut up!

I’m tired of conservatives buckling under the MSM assault. If their charges are untrue, fight back! How does quitting in the face of the enemy help the country?


11 posted on 12/07/2011 1:14:09 PM PST by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats... when they do.)
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To: cripplecreek

Herman was an inspiration to may people. He is a “people” person and would have had great appeal to those that the GOP never attracted.

Damn shame. I was sorry he dropped out. He could still win. Trump just said on FOX that he loved the guy. LOL


12 posted on 12/07/2011 1:19:28 PM PST by dforest
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To: pgyanke

Unfortunately, many are not like you...or me. He saw his poll numbers drop. The ironic thing here is that the new frontrunner has confirmed lady history. Makes no sense.

geesh


13 posted on 12/07/2011 1:22:12 PM PST by dforest
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To: Billlknowles

bump


14 posted on 12/07/2011 1:30:46 PM PST by OrioleFan
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To: pgyanke

I think his donors were all pulling out. the MSM goes after people’s wives and children and their donors. Also he sounded bad on foreign policy. so there, my two pennies.


15 posted on 12/07/2011 1:36:33 PM PST by squarebarb
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To: Billlknowles

As usual what’s in it for old Bif or Nif?


16 posted on 12/07/2011 1:44:12 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: indylindy

Bachmann is my primary favorite but I was willing to vote for Cain in the primary because he could beat Romney. Now its pretty much pointless to vote in the primary. I’ll vote in the primary but it will be for Bachmann despite the fact that Romney will win.

Another thing that was overlooked is the fact that Cain was the only one who was campaigning in Michigan. Romney came to Michigan, stepped over the people and went right for the political elites and the cash register. I don’t think he’s spoken to a single crowd in Michigan other than that.

Its a grave mistake for the GOP to toss the midwest overboard again. We’ve made huge gains for the GOP and been ground zero for some of the biggest political battles of the past year.

Sometimes it seems like the GOP would rather have a whipping boy than actually take the ground.


17 posted on 12/07/2011 1:45:06 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Billlknowles

later


18 posted on 12/07/2011 1:49:15 PM PST by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: cripplecreek

We are pretty much on the same page. I will only vote in the primary to get rid of Richard Lugar. I don’t even have to explain that, do I? LOL


19 posted on 12/07/2011 1:52:38 PM PST by dforest
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To: squarebarb

No one wants a citizen president anymore. They just like being snookered by lying career politicians who take sample polls and tell the voters what they want to hear. If Cain would have hired Bolton as Sec. of State, any knowledge deficiency on foreign matters would have been solved. What you can not solve is a RHINO mentality that is ingrained into a 50-60 year old man and that is what we have to deal with with Romney and Newt.


20 posted on 12/07/2011 2:01:54 PM PST by iontheball
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To: iontheball
If Cain would have hired Bolton as Sec. of State, any knowledge deficiency on foreign matters would have been solved.

That's part of why I liked the idea of a Cain/Bachmann ticket. Both are fiscal wizards, and Bachmann is a member of the select intelligence committee. Add Bolton to the mix and you have a real power team.
21 posted on 12/07/2011 2:34:33 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: pgyanke

I so agree. Cain fought on with each and every attack, refused to end his campaign...hired a lawyer, etc. Then the last attack, he asked his attorney to get copies of the phone records to see “who called who and when”...then the next thing you know, he needs to go home and discuss with his wife about suspending his campaign. So, I don’t believe the first couple of accusations had any teeth or truth to them but this last one, he buckled. Why not sue, why not talk about the phone calls, show the proof it was her not him, etc. Because he couldn’t. Only reason for him to drop out when he had a money bomb of 9M when accusations started to fly...but this last one, well....it prob had some truth to it.

I too am getting disheartened by Conservatives who come out strong, come out slinging, etc...then they simply quit.


22 posted on 12/07/2011 3:43:02 PM PST by Engedi (Hec)
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