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(Gov) Mitch Daniels: Indiana Republicans Should Drop the Right to Work Bill
National Review Online ^ | February 22, 2011 3:59 P.M. | Jim Geraghty

Posted on 02/22/2011 2:05:51 PM PST by A_Niceguy_in_CA

Mitch Daniels: Indiana Republicans Should Drop the Right to Work Bill

Color me extremely disappointed with Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels right now:

Gov. Mitch Daniels signaled this afternoon that Republicans should to drop the right-to-work bill that has brought the Indiana House to a standstill for two days and imperiled other measures.

Daniels told reporters this afternoon that he expects House Democrats will return to work if the bill dies. It would be unfortunate if other bills are caught up in the turmoil, he said.

He will not send out state police to corral the Democrats, the Republican governor said. The Democrat minority has right to express its views, he added.

The governor clung to his view that this is not the year to tackle right to work.

http://www.nationalreview.com/campaign-spot/260410/mitch-daniels-indiana-republicans-should-drop-right-work-bill

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Indiana
KEYWORDS: hoosierrino; indiana; lugarsbuttboy; mitchdaniels; notmymanmitch; righttowork; rino; rinorat
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1 posted on 02/22/2011 2:05:57 PM PST by A_Niceguy_in_CA
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

We don’t need this chicken sh!t for President.


2 posted on 02/22/2011 2:07:29 PM PST by Dr. Thorne (Buy Gold and Guns Now!)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

ba bye 2012 Mitch. Nice never getting to know ya


3 posted on 02/22/2011 2:07:40 PM PST by wilco200 (11/4/08 - The Day America Jumped the Shark)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

What a jerk. The Democrat minority may have a “right to express its views,” but that doesn’t mean it has a right to get its way.


4 posted on 02/22/2011 2:08:40 PM PST by livius
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Is Daniels the same one who said we needed to call a “truce” on social issues? He’s quickly losing the goodwill he gained from CPAC.


5 posted on 02/22/2011 2:08:40 PM PST by NailInACoffin
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Eunichs have more stones.


6 posted on 02/22/2011 2:09:03 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA
Daniels' remarks in the article...


I trust that people’s consciences will bring them back to work and I choose to believe that our friends in the minority will, having made their point, will come back and do their duty and the jobs they are paid to do.

He thinks Dems will play nice in the sandbox. What a sweet kid. Anybody tell him yet that Santa isn't real?
7 posted on 02/22/2011 2:10:02 PM PST by GQuagmire (Hey now!)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Another sniveling RINO!!!!!


8 posted on 02/22/2011 2:11:10 PM PST by mongo141
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

This is not a leader. This is a gutless, “please like me” follower.


9 posted on 02/22/2011 2:11:32 PM PST by pogo101
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA
Let me get something straight here. I keep hearing about these governors “sending out the state police to retrieve these missing democrats”. We know they are in another state so what in the hell are the trooper going to do, go to the state line and wait??? I don't think state police from one state have any jurisdiction in the next. So to me this is all just bull crap. Not that I don't want these rats exterminated but this rhetoric is stupid to me.
10 posted on 02/22/2011 2:11:54 PM PST by fish hawk (R. Emmett Tyrrell: Liberalism is dead. What we see now is "soft Nazis-ism".)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

And some people want him to be the Republican nominee for President? NO THANKS!


11 posted on 02/22/2011 2:12:02 PM PST by KansasGirl
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Ugh! Thanks for nothing, Mitch!


12 posted on 02/22/2011 2:12:32 PM PST by good old days (God bless Sarah Palin.)
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To: Dr. Thorne

WA Post loves Daniels, calling him Presidential. (IOW: McCain vs. Obama, pt 2, 2012).


13 posted on 02/22/2011 2:12:35 PM PST by A_Niceguy_in_CA
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Mitch, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for proving to everyone precisely why I never wanted to support you for president. Kthxbye.


14 posted on 02/22/2011 2:13:40 PM PST by perfect_rovian_storm (The worst is behind us. Unfortunately it is really well endowed.)
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To: GQuagmire

Playing pattycake with goonyans will get you screwed.


15 posted on 02/22/2011 2:14:23 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Carl Rove’s new butt boy proves that he is unworthy of conservative support.


16 posted on 02/22/2011 2:15:23 PM PST by Mr. Jazzy (HA! Not even Bill Maher thinks Odumbo is a Christian! HAHAHAHAHA!)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Daniels said in December that he sees the merit in the “right to work” laws that 22 states now have on their books.

“Let me say, there’s a lot to recommend this. It does hold us back economically, there’s no doubt about that,” he said.

The governor said the state loses out on “perhaps as many as a quarter of the deals” in which businesses are “competing states off against each other” to decide where to relocate.

“So it’s a very legitimate issue,” he said.

But, he said, he told legislative leaders in the Republican-led House and Senate that he would prefer they not address the issue this year.

“I think it’s too big to do without having discussed it out in the open first. And, I will also say that I think it would have the potential, just tactically, to possibly reduce or wreck the chances for education reform and local government reform and criminal justice reform and the things that we have a wonderful chance to do,” he said.

“So that’s my point of view. I would say to the folks who believe in this, you’ve got good reasons, but get out there and share them. Build a case. Visit with our fellow citizens about why this is a good idea. If you persuade them, you’ll be able to prevail in the right way and the right time.”

Whether Daniels has changed his mind on the issue is unclear. His press secretary said he is unavailable for interviews today.

http://www.courierpress.com/news/2011/feb/22/statehouse-fight-one-daniels-didnt-want/


17 posted on 02/22/2011 2:15:32 PM PST by smoothsailing
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Mitch can shove it up his a$$!


18 posted on 02/22/2011 2:17:17 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Hell really is a bottomless pit of fire. Which side of the line are you going to choose? Palin/West)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

I’ve already heard enough from the locals that Daniels bends over for the DUmocrats. My mind was made up on this asshat within six months of assuming office.


19 posted on 02/22/2011 2:17:35 PM PST by RasterMaster (We the tax-payer subsidize DUh-bama's failures)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA
Brooock ba roock ba rooc brok!

No chickens for President.

20 posted on 02/22/2011 2:18:48 PM PST by bvw
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

SIT DOWN, SHUT UP, AND GET THE F*** OUT OF THE WAY MITCH.


21 posted on 02/22/2011 2:21:04 PM PST by Sir Gawain
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

And that is the end of his already-slim hopes of becoming President.

Fork time.


22 posted on 02/22/2011 2:21:38 PM PST by LowTaxesEqualsProsperity
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Mitch Daniels next career will be as PR spokesman for The New Castrati


23 posted on 02/22/2011 2:21:39 PM PST by bigbob (-)
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To: NoGrayZone

He’s done. Might be right on the merits for his state, but his comments undermined Scott Walker, a freshman GOP governor and for that sin alone Daniels must be eliminated from consideration.


24 posted on 02/22/2011 2:22:31 PM PST by mwl8787
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To: mwl8787

I do believe he is done after this one. Just give them a little rope and they, well you know.....


25 posted on 02/22/2011 2:24:41 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Hell really is a bottomless pit of fire. Which side of the line are you going to choose? Palin/West)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

mitch you are a little B - itch


26 posted on 02/22/2011 2:26:15 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Carter 2.0 Epic Fail version)
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To: GQuagmire

I was going to post that same quote. Poor dumb SOB Gov thinks democrat fascists have a consciences. That alone disqualifies him from any higher office as far as I’m concerned. These are people who support spending tax money to murder millions in pursuit of their eugenics agenda, where did they suddenly come up with consciences?

Regards


27 posted on 02/22/2011 2:26:29 PM PST by Rashputin (Barry is totally insane and being kept medicated and on golf courses to hide the fact)
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To: LowTaxesEqualsProsperity

Yep, he’s cooked.


28 posted on 02/22/2011 2:26:35 PM PST by Salvey
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

29 posted on 02/22/2011 2:27:02 PM PST by houeto (Government derives its just powers from the consent of the governed.)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

If your enemy is destroying itself, shouldn’t one step back and let it happen rather than betraying your own forces? A RINO wuss is worse than a liberal.


30 posted on 02/22/2011 2:27:05 PM PST by dainbramaged (If you want a friend, get a pit bull.)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA
Mitch, that's an epic fail. The patriots in Wisconsin cry for your support, instead you turn tail and cravenly run ...

There is a tide in the affairs of men
Which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune
;

[If it is] Omitted, all the voyage of their life
Is bound in shallows and in miseries.

On such a full sea are we now afloat,
And we must take the current when it serves,
Or lose our ventures
.

-- William Shakespeare from his play Julius Caesar


31 posted on 02/22/2011 2:27:10 PM PST by bvw
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

When are they going to play hardball? Ever? That’s why these Republicans were elected in the first place.


32 posted on 02/22/2011 2:28:22 PM PST by madison10
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Wow. Another “John McCain School of Leadership” graduate.


33 posted on 02/22/2011 2:28:46 PM PST by PalmettoMason (It's easy being a menace to society when WAY OVER half the population is happy being sheep.)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

I think he actually is trying to appear presidential. He is wrong. I think he fancies himself as a serious candidate...not after today though. He blew it big time...Rino!


34 posted on 02/22/2011 2:29:09 PM PST by marstegreg
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Another sniveling, gutless asshole reveals himself for what he is.


35 posted on 02/22/2011 2:30:28 PM PST by surely_you_jest
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To: NoGrayZone

When will they learn....we don’t elect them to “compromise” with JACKASSES. They are sent to serve our best interests, not those of the DUmocrats and compromise only leads to appeasement and surrender of our principles to accomodate the wishes of the LIEberal minority.


36 posted on 02/22/2011 2:31:55 PM PST by RasterMaster (We the tax-payer subsidize DUh-bama's failures)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

The problem with Mitch is that he is not socially conservative. He would be another GWB and be AWOL on things like abortion and gay marriage.

The time to fight is NOW. Mitch should have call the dums to come back and threaten to have a special session until all things are done.


37 posted on 02/22/2011 2:33:20 PM PST by TMA62 (Al Sharpton - The North Korea of race relations)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Daniels is a true conservative. He just wants a truce on social issues and fiscal issues, and if necessary national security and invidual liberty issues. Can’t you Tea Party rabble rousers understand that the only way to promote true conservatism is to surrender to the Democrats and the RINOs on every single issue. /sarc


38 posted on 02/22/2011 2:38:46 PM PST by Above My Pay Grade
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To: RasterMaster
I don't think they will EVER learn. Men like that are just looking for 1 thing....power.

Once they get it, they become their despicable selves.

2 words...scott brown (no, I WILL NOT capitalize his name).

39 posted on 02/22/2011 2:39:29 PM PST by NoGrayZone (Hell really is a bottomless pit of fire. Which side of the line are you going to choose? Palin/West)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

How did this ball-less wonder get elected anyway?


40 posted on 02/22/2011 2:41:15 PM PST by whatisthetruth
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Okay Mitch, if you said that you might as well find a job in the private sector.

Adios in 2012.


41 posted on 02/22/2011 2:41:32 PM PST by dforest
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

We’re really lucky that Mitch Daniels just showed what a lily-livered pushover he is and weeded himself out early in the Republican Presidential primary.

Newt did himself in by pandering to the ethanol lobby, and now Daniels caves a microsecond after the going gets tough.


42 posted on 02/22/2011 2:42:41 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Made from the right stuff!)
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To: NailInACoffin

Daniels lost me and a lot of conservatives with his truce on social issues. His weak knees on the Democrats hiding out and on not supporting right to work seals the deal that he can’t be the GOP nominee for president.


43 posted on 02/22/2011 2:43:58 PM PST by RicocheT
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

What? WHAT?? WTH????

The ba%tard. The cowardly ba%tard. I don’t know if he even had a shot at being the GOP nominee- but this just finished him. Over, done, finis.


44 posted on 02/22/2011 2:46:19 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

THIS Mitch Daniels ?????

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitch_Daniels

on his first day in office, he decertified all government employee unions, removing the requirement that State employees be union members; and, within eight months, 92% of government union members quit their union.[22]


45 posted on 02/22/2011 2:48:54 PM PST by stompk
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To: marstegreg
I think he actually is trying to appear presidential.

As I've pointed out in another thread, Daniels is asserting his authority over the Indiana House GOP. Mitch asked the House leadership not to bring the bill to the floor until the remainder of his agenda was passed. The House leadership didn't do that, so he's hanging them out to dry.

46 posted on 02/22/2011 2:50:28 PM PST by Publius Valerius
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA
A tribute to RINOism in Indiana and everywhere:


47 posted on 02/22/2011 2:53:23 PM PST by re_nortex (DP...that's what I like about Texas.)
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To: wilco200

Agree totally..he gave the Wisconsin Dems cover for their actions..Mitch is a .....


48 posted on 02/22/2011 3:04:41 PM PST by ken5050 (Admin Moderators rule!!!!)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA

Mitch Daniels is the true definition of a Napoleon complex.

Truce on social issues then his willingness to consider a VAT and now this. Hardy har har.


49 posted on 02/22/2011 3:06:37 PM PST by Clyde5445 (If you truly support Sarah Palin and want to be on her busy ping list, let me know!)
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To: A_Niceguy_in_CA
Maybe Daniels can run for Senator from Arizona next year?

He'd fit right in.

50 posted on 02/22/2011 3:10:58 PM PST by Gritty (Republicans avoid being turned into a liberal malediction only by being 100% ineffective-Ann Coulter)
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