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Romney Supporters Banned From Free Republic
Fox News Nation ^ | By Emily Schultheis, Politico

Posted on 11/01/2011 1:05:31 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

Free Republic founder Jim Robinson has a message for supporters of Mitt Romney: go away.

In an email to POLITICO this afternoon, Robinson admitted that the site routinely blocks Romney supporters from posting -- and offered no apologies for the practice:

Free Republic is a pro-life, pro-family, pro-gun, pro-small government, pro-constitution, pro-liberty site. Governor Romney is none of the above. His record is that of an abortionist, gay rights pushing, gun grabbing, global warming advocating, big government, mandate loving, constitution trampling, flip-flopping liberal progressive with no core values. That and the fact that he is the chief architect and advocate for ObamaCare disqualifies him for any consideration whatsoever on Free Republic as a potential nominee for the presidency.

Read more: http://nation.foxnews.com/mitt-romney/2011/11/01/romney-supporters-banned-free-republic#ixzz1cU7qh32p

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To: marty60

I don’t CARE about Cains sex practices.
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I dont care about Romney’s either...

But I do care when people accuse a man with no proof or witnesses just to destroy him...

While Romney thinks hes going to have many concubines in his after life, Cain is a Christian...

And you had better cool that RomneyBot habit you have of widely accusing people of lying just because they ask you for proof...


851 posted on 11/03/2011 7:12:52 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: marty60

Glenn, I thought I told you to go boil someone else’s bunny.

See ya.


852 posted on 11/03/2011 7:13:23 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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To: Tennessee Nana

widely-wildly


853 posted on 11/03/2011 7:15:08 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: stephenjohnbanker; cripplecreek
” Aww geeze. nobody needs to get banned to call me an idiot. FReepers I respect do that all the time. “

"You are axing for it......: )"



Blame me then. I likely reported the rude troll to the Boss for that infraction...LOL.

854 posted on 11/03/2011 7:27:04 AM PDT by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC BY DONATING NOW! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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To: SomeCallMeTim
I don't agree with Mitt on much. But, his background and experience are VERY WELL suited for a President.

So are Donald Trump's.

855 posted on 11/03/2011 8:47:17 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (If other churches were dead dunking mormons to save them mormons would be furious.)
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To: greyfoxx39
So are Donald Trump's.

There are a lot of people who have suitable experience.. FAR MORE than being an affirmative action graduate, community organizer, and default winner of two rigged elections.

But, most of those "qualified" people, I would never support.

856 posted on 11/03/2011 9:06:33 AM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: SomeCallMeTim
But, most of those "qualified" people, I would never support.

But Mitt is "qualified" in your opinion.

857 posted on 11/03/2011 9:14:13 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (If other churches were dead dunking mormons to save them mormons would be furious.)
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To: bert
So that was YOU going by my house!!




858 posted on 11/03/2011 9:53:55 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: bert
We just do this for the tourists...



859 posted on 11/03/2011 9:55:03 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: marty60
I even mentioned a outright racist act I witnessed as a girl, called a LIE.

Or that it REALLY didn't matter much...





"You see some classes of the human family that are black, uncouth, uncomely, disagreeable and low in their habits, wild, and seemingly deprived of nearly all the blessings of the intelligence that is generally bestowed upon mankind.

The first man that committed the odious crime of killing one of his brethren will be cursed the longest of any one of the children of Adam. Cain slew his brother. Cain might have been killed, and that would have put a termination to that line of human beings.

This was not to be, and the Lord put a mark upon him, which is the flat nose and black skin. Trace mankind down to after the flood, and then another curse is pronounced upon the same race--that they should be the 'servant of servants', and they will be, until that curse is removed."

Brigham Young-President and second 'Prophet' of the Mormon Church, 1844-1877- Extract from Journal of Discourses.



Here are two examples from their 'other testament', the Book of Mormon.

2 Nephi 5: 21 'And he had caused the cursing to come upon them, yea, even a sore cursing, because of their iniquity. For behold, they had hardened their hearts against him, that they had become like unto a flint; wherefore, as they were white, and exceedingly fair and delightsome, that they might not be enticing unto my people, the Lord God did cause a skin of blackness to come upon them.'

Alma 3: 6 'And the skins of the Lamanites were dark, according to the mark which was set upon their fathers, which was a curse upon them because of their transgression and their rebellion against their brethren, who consisted of Nephi, Jacob and Joseph, and Sam, who were just and holy men.'



August 27, 1954 in an address at Brigham Young University (BYU), Mormon Elder, Mark E Peterson, in speaking to a convention of teachers of religion at the college level, said:

"The discussion on civil rights, especially over the last 20 years, has drawn some very sharp lines. It has blinded the thinking of some of our own people, I believe. They have allowed their political affiliations to color their thinking to some extent.I think I have read enough to give you an idea of what the Negro is after."

"He is not just seeking the opportunity of sitting down in a cafe where white people eat. He isn't just trying to ride on the same streetcar or the same Pullman car with white people. It isn't that he just desires to go to the same theater as the white people. From this, and other interviews I have read, it appears that the Negro seeks absorption with the white race. He will not be satisfied until he achieves it by intermarriage."

"That is his objective and we must face it. We must not allow our feelings to carry us away, nor must we feel so sorry for Negroes that we will open our arms and embrace them with everything we have. Remember the little statement that we used to say about sin, 'First we pity, then endure, then embrace'...."

(Rosa Parks would have probably told Petersen under which wheel of the bus he should go sit.)



1967, (then) Mormon President Ezra Taft Benson said,

"The Communist program for revolution in America has been in progress for many years and is far advanced. First of all, we must not place the blame upon Negroes. They are merely the unfortunate group that has been selected by professional Communist agitators to be used as the primary source of cannon fodder."



We are told that on June 8, 1978, it was 'revealed' to the then president, Spencer Kimball, that people of color could now gain entry into the priesthood.

According to the church, Kimball spent many long hours petitioning God, begging him to give worthy black people the priesthood. God finally relented.



Sometime before the 'revelation' came to chief 'Prophet' Spencer Kimball in June 1978, General Authority, Bruce R McConkie had said:

"The Blacks are denied the Priesthood; under no circumstances can they hold this delegation of authority from the Almighty.

The Negroes are not equal with other races where the receipt of certain blessings are concerned, particularly the priesthood and the temple blessings that flow there from, but this inequality is not of man's origin, it is the Lord's doings."

(Mormon Doctrine, pp. 526-527).



When Mormon 'Apostle' Mark E Petersen spoke on 'Race Problems- As they affect the Church' at the BYU campus in 1954, the following was also said:

"...if the negro accepts the gospel with real, sincere faith, and is really converted, to give him the blessings of baptism and the gift of the Holy Ghost, he can and will enter the celestial kingdom. He will go there as a servant, but he will get celestial glory."



When Mormon 'Prophet' and second President of the Church, Brigham Young, spoke in 1863 the following was also said:

"Shall I tell you the law of God in regard to the African race? If the white man who belongs to the chosen seed mixes his blood with the seed of Cain, the penalty, under the law of God is death on the spot. This will always be so."

(Journal of Discourses, Vo. 10, p. 110)





Yeah; Native Americans are althroughout the Book of MORMON; too.

 

“I saw a striking contrast in the progress of the Indian people today ... they are fast becoming a white and delightsome people.... For years they have been growing delightsome, and they are now becoming white and delightsome, as they were promised.... The children in the home placement program in Utah are often lighter than their brothers and sisters in the hogans on the reservation.

At one meeting a father and mother and their sixteen-year-old daughter were present, the little member girl-sixteen-sitting between the dark father and mother, and it was evident she was several shades lighter than her parents—on the same reservation, in the same hogan, subject to the same sun and wind and weather.... These young members of the Church are changing to whiteness and to delightsomeness.

One white elder jokingly said that he and his companion were donating blood regularly to the hospital in the hope that the process might be accelerated.

 

(Improvement Era, December 1960, pp.922-23). (p. 209)

 



 

860 posted on 11/03/2011 9:57:28 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie

Sorry I misunderstood Elsie :-)


861 posted on 11/03/2011 9:58:00 AM PDT by patriot preacher
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To: Morgana
call me b!tch when you have been one other wise STFU!!

I appear to have touched the third rail or something.

862 posted on 11/03/2011 9:59:36 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: patriot preacher

That’s ok; I get misunderstood a LOT!


863 posted on 11/03/2011 10:02:01 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: greyfoxx39
But Mitt is "qualified" in your opinion.

Of course. In what way is he not?

864 posted on 11/03/2011 10:46:49 AM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: Elsie

I disagree. I think the media would actually take it easier on Romney than Cain. Look what the media is doing to Cain right now...they are absolutely destroying him.


865 posted on 11/03/2011 12:12:10 PM PDT by SideoutFred (B.O. Stinks...it really does)
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To: SideoutFred
Look what the media is doing to Cain right now...they are absolutely destroying him.

of COURSE!!

They HAVE to take out the BLACK in the PRIMARY, who can beat the HALF-black in the GENERAL!

866 posted on 11/03/2011 12:54:10 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: SomeCallMeTim
Of course. In what way is he not?

No, no, no...

In what way IS he?

867 posted on 11/03/2011 12:55:11 PM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie
In what way IS he?

Well... he's more than 35 yrs old, and is a Natural Born US citizen.

Experience-wise, he was a Govenor of an important state, and has significant experience in business in the finance arena.

There are PLENTY of reasons to not want to vote for Mitt Romney. This thread is full of them. But, it's silly to try to say he's "not qualified".

We can all "personally disqualify" him, based on his stand on the issues. But, that doesn't mean he's not technically qualified to fill the office.

868 posted on 11/03/2011 1:44:55 PM PDT by SomeCallMeTim ( The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would hire them)
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To: onyx

http://nation.foxnews.com/mitt-romney/2011/11/01/romney-supporters-banned-free-republic

Velly intelesting. the comments are now closed..


869 posted on 11/03/2011 3:06:24 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Elsie

Agree...sort of my point. Romney went around the block once in 2008 and they’ve dredged up whatever they are going to dredge up at this point. He’s been “vetted”


870 posted on 11/03/2011 4:03:42 PM PDT by SideoutFred (B.O. Stinks...it really does)
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To: Rhane
One more time.....

Do you give money to FR??

871 posted on 11/03/2011 5:31:31 PM PDT by Osage Orange (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum)
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To: rashley

Because his isolationist foreign policy ideology would be suicidal for us, that’s why.


872 posted on 11/03/2011 7:34:30 PM PDT by caper gal 1
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To: onyx

: )


873 posted on 11/03/2011 9:27:51 PM PDT 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: SomeCallMeTim
But, it's silly to try to say he's "not qualified".

Yup; just like O was 'qualified'.


Well...

That Natural born thingy is a bit iffy; but OTHERWISE...

874 posted on 11/04/2011 3:48:38 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: SomeCallMeTim
That Natural born thingy is a bit iffy; but OTHERWISE...

And I am QUITE sure that the media has learned it's lesson.

They will REALLY investigate MORMONism a whole lot more than they examined O's location of birth.

875 posted on 11/04/2011 3:50:09 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: caper gal 1

How’s that? In addition to funding the IMF and the U.N., both Marxist hotbeds, we have U.S. Military personnel deployed in more than 150 nations around the world. We have been footing the defense bill for Western Europe since WWII (UK, Germany, Italy, Spain) so they can socialize their economies and rot from within.

We are engaged in the Balkans, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Uganda, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the Philippines, Japan, and Panama to name a few while dancing to Israel’s tune.

If you think all that is wise, vote for Romney or another “mainstream” Republican. Instead, why not export and encourage real individual freedom around the world?


876 posted on 11/04/2011 10:32:23 AM PDT by rashley (Rashley)
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To: Jim Robinson

Good for you. I preach from the mountain tops that Romney is just a Dem in Republican disguise.


877 posted on 11/04/2011 4:46:30 PM PDT by rsflynn (Life is hard....twice as hard if you are stupid -- John Wayne)
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To: SomeCallMeTim

he’s more than 35 yrs old, and is a Natural Born US citizen. ...

it’s silly to try to say he’s “not qualified”.
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Yeah hyes old and looks it alright

as for that “npt qualified” Im not trying...

Im saying hes not qualified

His father George was born in Mexico...

and never became an American citizen...

so Williard Mitt Romney is not a Natural Born Citizen...

hes equal to Barry Dunham-Soetoro in erligibility...

Thats why Willie Mitty has said it doesnt matter about Barrys Dad...

because he wants it to not matter about his own...


878 posted on 11/04/2011 8:58:04 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Jim Robinson

Suppose Romney is the guy. Then what? God, I can’t imagine the problems then. We don’t need another McCain. I don’t know if I can hold my nose any longer. This election is too critical and important for a Romney president. We don’t need another crap candidate. I’ll vote for Romney it that’s my only choice, but for crying out loud, can’t we do better that this?


879 posted on 11/06/2011 8:21:10 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: Jim Robinson

Thank you, Jim Robinson. And this is why Free Republic is the best and most true Conservative site on the worldwideweb.


880 posted on 11/07/2011 1:18:12 PM PST by vox_freedom (America is being tested as never before in its history. May God help us.)
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To: Jim Robinson

If Romney becomes our nominee, will the regulars on this board continue to bash him?


881 posted on 11/07/2011 4:16:43 PM PST by Carolyn826
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To: Carolyn826

Guess: http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=7OQoBxZZPqU


882 posted on 11/07/2011 4:21:58 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thanks. It’s pretty depressing a whole ahead of the election to realize Obama will serve a second turn.


883 posted on 11/07/2011 4:41:10 PM PST by Carolyn826
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To: Carolyn826

If ramen noodles is the the candidate, I’ll hold my nose. But, I’m so sick and tired of voting for the ‘next guy in line’. Myth is the same old. But, he’s not Obama.

We are making progress. No one said we’d change the opinions of the electorate in 4 years. This is a long haul process. The dems took some 90 plus/minus years to crap on this county.

It’s going to take that much time, and us tea partiers will make it happen, and sustain it, if we pass it on America will still be. Until our next generations give up, it will end.

I raised 3 conservative kids, did you?

So far, we have won.

Our current occupant of the WH should be impeached. He’s a treasonous bastard.


884 posted on 11/07/2011 8:30:00 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: Indy Pendance

I only had 2 kids so I only raised 2 that are Conservative. One is career Air Force, the other works in an evil financial firm helping responsible investors manage their money.


885 posted on 11/08/2011 5:40:13 PM PST by Carolyn826
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To: Jim Robinson

Again, thank you Mr. Robinson.


886 posted on 11/08/2011 5:44:42 PM PST by victim soul
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To: Osage Orange

No. Was it required?


887 posted on 11/08/2011 7:46:10 PM PST by Rhane
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To: Mr. Silverback

If I’m correct, I believe most posters here would have preferred Romney over McCain. Either way, I don’t think there was much stopping the dreamy BS Obama had. This election, giving dreamy speeches aren’t going to work out well.


888 posted on 11/08/2011 7:46:16 PM PST by Rhane
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To: Rhane
"I believe most posters here would have preferred Romney over McCain."

No - no way. Most posters here preferred McCain over Romney, and this time around he is still deemed the least preferred candidate here.

889 posted on 11/08/2011 7:54:17 PM PST by Ron C.
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To: JimWayne

||Rhane, Romney is not a conservative.

Debatable. Don’t have enough time to get into that.

||He is a fraud and part of the gang that wants to permanently rule us and rob us.

Sounds like OWS talk.

||Out here, we call the members of that gang as RINOs. He is for killing babies, increasing the debt, bailing out loss making cronies, nationalized healthcare, global warming fraud, and so on.

You see, I don’t believe any of those things you mention above in regards to my choice.

||Are you sure you are not part of his campaign and someone who has been asked to sign up on FR?

Nope. In fact, without Romney running I would not have gotten into checking out many of these conservative web sites. I actually thought he was one of few candidates with an ability to think intelligently about things and with a good record.

||This decision to ban Romney from FR is a great one. IMO, his shill Bill O’Reilly should be banned too.

I can only disagree with it and that’s about it. There’s tons of good news I like reading here. It’s a good one-stop-shop for those particular items. I don’t intend to run off from this site, there may be a day in another four years (hopefully eight years) where we might agree on a choice.


890 posted on 11/08/2011 8:35:55 PM PST by Rhane
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To: Rhane

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2804528/posts


891 posted on 11/09/2011 8:06:27 AM PST by Osage Orange (Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum)
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To: Carolyn826

Good for you! We’re army. Right now, my kids at home moms, are starting home schooling. My Army daughter (see my page for her Iraq tour) married career Army, is either going to home school, or do on post schooling. Aren’t you proud of the outcome of your family :)?


892 posted on 11/09/2011 12:42:48 PM PST by Indy Pendance
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To: Jim Robinson

Way to go!


893 posted on 11/10/2011 11:25:19 PM PST by Bellflower (Judas Iscariot, first democrat, robber, held the money bag, claimed to care for poor: John 12:4-6)
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To: Tennessee Nana
back in the 50’s one of the gals in our crowd got preg. her parents forced the abortion, and it was done in a doctors office. She was something of a loose gal and the possible father was a colored guy. (the word of the day and not an insult but a description)another gal not of my crowd went to spend the summer at her grandma's place and was back in school that fall....baby given up for adoption. All through high school that was the only 2 that we knew of..."going all the way" was not the norm for gals...but boys being boys would always try. We didn't need laws to teach us how to handle guys and weren't naive about sex...
894 posted on 11/10/2011 11:37:35 PM PST by goat granny
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To: onyx

Why a Beretta? That is not an American gun.


895 posted on 11/14/2011 11:08:05 AM PST by TalonDJ
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To: Jim Robinson
Just saw this on Twitter: "Free Republic founder Jim Robinson has a message for supporters of Mitt Romney: go away"

11/1/2011

896 posted on 02/06/2012 5:47:52 PM PST by greyfoxx39 (Don't call us bigots! "Bigotry" is 98% of mormons in NV voting for Mitt Romney.)
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To: nickcarraway
I oppose Romney, but I think not allowing that viewpoint to exist at FR only weakens FR. If conservative candidates are better than Romney, they can win in the market. Losing nondisruptive Romney supporters makes it seem like they have to be eliminated, because the other side can’t hold their own. Just $.02.

I agree. The purge has already weakened this site.

897 posted on 07/17/2012 9:23:50 AM PDT by MinorityRepublican
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To: MinorityRepublican

I think the ‘other side’ can hold their own fine, especially after the stuff that went on in the caucuses. Romney could get only one delegate in mass and after seeing some of the tactics used, I’ve even lost my perception of him as a ‘nice guy’.

We will never get this country on track if we keep making excuses for ‘conservatives’ who behave opposite of what you have been led to think.


898 posted on 07/28/2012 2:43:57 PM PDT by CowHampshire (NH, Tea Party, Banking Elite, Obama, Cloward-Piven, Totalitarianism, Fascism, Taxation, Soros)
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