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BREAKING!! Aide: Herman Cain will stay in the race
The State Column ^ | Nov 29, 2011 | Staff

Posted on 11/29/2011 3:06:48 PM PST by Jim Robinson

After reports surfaced Tuesday morning that pizza magnate Herman Cain is reassessing his 2012 Republican presidential nomination bid, POLITICO obtained a statement from a Cain campaign spokesman regarding his candidates’ consideration of dropping out of the race.

“Yes,” the campaign spokesman said Tuesday when asked whether Cain would “definitely” remain in the race.

The clarification comes after the National Review Online released statements that Cain made in a conference call with campaign aides Tuesday morning. During the call, Cain made the following statements, “We have to do an assessment as to whether or not this is going to create too much of a cloud, in some people’s minds, as to whether or not they would be able to support us going forth,” Cain said.

Read more: http://www.thestatecolumn.com/articles/aide-herman-cain-will-stay-in-the-race/#ixzz1f8cKti3e

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KEYWORDS: cain; cainaffair; conservative; elections; hermancain; republican; teaparty
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To: Jim Robinson

351 posted on 11/29/2011 6:08:25 PM PST by GloriaJane (Pro Choice = Pro Death - Pro Life = Pro LIFE!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Who is hairboy?

Uhhh, hairball? Errr, Goodhair?!


352 posted on 11/29/2011 6:10:00 PM PST by Ron H. (No to Romney, Perry, Gingrich and Huntsmen!)
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To: Jim Robinson
He has asked for prayer.

We need to be in prayer for him, for the nation, for the election, and for God's will for this beloved land of ours.

353 posted on 11/29/2011 6:11:00 PM PST by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Sounds like he’s got a few moles that were on the line for that call.


354 posted on 11/29/2011 6:11:09 PM PST by Eagle of Liberty (Shaking My Head on a daily basis)
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To: eastforker
The man is not fit to be President, he will not be the nominee, who will you vote for when he quits his campaign?????

If the GOP nominee is a RINO, there won't be much difference between what is going on right now with Comrade 0bama and the faux-Republican statist-puppet, it'll be like choosing between botulism and salmonella, they're both likely to kill ya.

So I suppose I write in the name of some dumb ass, what's your name anyhow?
355 posted on 11/29/2011 6:11:11 PM PST by mkjessup (I stand with Herman Cain!!)
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To: Ron H.

At least we don’t have to deal with the Breck Hair Girl any more!


356 posted on 11/29/2011 6:12:00 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: ohioWfan
He has asked for prayer.
We need to be in prayer for him, for the nation, for the election, and for God's will for this beloved land of ours.


Amen to that. Hope all is good with you and yours.

~Chronicles 7:14
357 posted on 11/29/2011 6:12:49 PM PST by mkjessup (I stand with Herman Cain!!)
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To: floridarunner01
My problem with Cain since day 1 is his lack of experience. He’s never even held public office

Herman Cain has lived the other side of politics. As a CEO he has been the receiver of misguided laws and regulations. He knows what needs to be changed and how to do it. Cain is a reformer. That is why he will be a good President.

Herman Cain would change politics as we know it.

358 posted on 11/29/2011 6:12:49 PM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!)
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To: MissesBush
"Cult friend?” You can’t oppose Romney and Huntsman without attacking their religion? Wow, I thought America was a better place than this."

America is a GREAT place, where we are allowed to express our opinion on both politics and religion.

Romney's religion is a political issue. If a Satanist ran, his religion would be an issue because it speaks to his values and his judgement. If a Mormon runs, his religion is an issue because it speaks to his values and his judgement.

Romney won't get my vote because he is a democrat's democrat.

And Romney won't get my vote because he belongs to a false religion that believes Jesus was just a man who was promoted to Godhood by a God that also started out as a man who was promoted to Godhood, by yet another God that started out as a man, in an infinite chain of men promoted to Godhood. Romney and his false religion is not the role model that I want for the nation. In this regard, Obama would be better.

359 posted on 11/29/2011 6:13:26 PM PST by DannyTN
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To: CAluvdubya
I had no problem understanding your post #280. Formatting was perfect as far as I could tell.

Thank you FRiend, your feedback is appreciated. :)
360 posted on 11/29/2011 6:14:18 PM PST by mkjessup (I stand with Herman Cain!!)
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To: mkjessup
The problem with Newt, and with many of the other candidates, is that they are professional politicians and THOSE are the jokers who have gotten us into the mess we are in as a Nation. They go to Washington, or to their State Capitols, and they make deals, they schmooze, they compromise and I'm here to tell you, that it is the COMPROMISING that has brought us to the edge of whether we survive or not as a society.

Sure, Newt is the smartest guy in the room, he debates well, he presents his arguments convincingly but he remains PART OF THE PROBLEM because he is just as immersed in that inside-the-Beltway culture as his peers are.

That's it exactly. You have too remember this about Newt's debating skills as well. Hillary Clinton can also do Conservative talk in a Conservative venue. IF Newt had simply ran for governor and sat in that office for four years reestablishing himself as a conservative I would consider him based on that record. Newt's Conservative credentials by his own recent {meaning Post-Congress} actions STINK!!!! What has he done too prove anything? I don't trust the man.

361 posted on 11/29/2011 6:14:31 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: floridarunner01; Admin Moderator

You joined FR only on Oct 24 and are already trashing Herman Cain? I hope you get zotted. I suspect you are a paid stooge of Karl Rove.


362 posted on 11/29/2011 6:14:42 PM PST by JimWayne
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To: justsaynomore

Cain said China was close to getting nukes. I dont care if the man stays in or drops out...he will lose just like he lost the senate race in Georgia. He is toast.


363 posted on 11/29/2011 6:15:49 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: mkjessup

You are such a loser, bless your heart!!


364 posted on 11/29/2011 6:16:19 PM PST by eastforker (I'll pick Rick but I still root for Newt.)
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To: JimWayne

Hell lets just zot anyone who criticizing Saint Herman right?

Zot me too Wayne...shucks I’ve only been here 11 years...and I have never liked Cain and always found him just another conservative business executive except he’s black and an ordained minister

You crybabies need to grow a pair and quit whining for JR to make yer sandbox an echo chamber


365 posted on 11/29/2011 6:18:39 PM PST by wardaddy (Michelle, Sarah, Perry now Newt over Mitt.....that is how I've seen it and it's where we are)
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To: JosephMama
Vague...but I doubt it.

Well, you're new here, so perhaps it is a bit vague to you. If you last long enough, you'll figure it out.

366 posted on 11/29/2011 6:18:55 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: justsaynomore

HERMAN CAIN: I do view China as a potential military threat to the United States.

JUDY WOODRUFF: And what could you do as president to head that off?

HERMAN CAIN: My China strategy is quite simply outgrow China. It gets back to economics. China has a $6 trillion economy and they’re growing at approximately 10 percent. We have a $14 trillion economy — much bigger — but we’re growing at an anemic 1.5, 1.6 percent. When we get our economy growing back at the rate of 5 or 6 percent that it has the ability to do, we will outgrow China.

And secondly, we already have superiority in terms of our military capability, and I plan to get away from making cutting our defense a priority and make investing in our military capability a priority, going back to my statement: peace through strength and clarity. So yes they’re a military threat. They’ve indicated that they’re trying to develop nuclear capability and they want to develop more aircraft carriers like we have. So yes, we have to consider them a military threat.

What part of “They’ve indicated that they’re TRYING to develop nuclear capability” dont you understand?


367 posted on 11/29/2011 6:20:05 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: eastforker
Where is his credentials, what has he done other than run a Pizza joint???

Herman Cain exhibits exemplary character and lifetime achievement. He has risen to the top of his every endeavor. His resume speaks for itself: Navy rocket scientist; computer Coca Cola systems analyst; Pillsbury VP of Corporate Data Systems & Services; business manager over 400 Burger Kings; CEO, owner of Godfather’s Pizza; chairman, National Restaurant Association; Federal Reserve advisor; chairman, Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank; writer, public speaker, radio host, associate minister, faithful husband, and father.

Are you really that uninformed?
368 posted on 11/29/2011 6:20:53 PM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: eastforker
You are such a loser, bless your heart!!

Give my regards to your Mother. You know, "Mother Forker". Not even going to make that joke about the doctor slapping her, you've suffered enough.
369 posted on 11/29/2011 6:21:19 PM PST by mkjessup (I stand with Herman Cain!!)
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To: mkjessup
If the GOP nominee is a RINO, there won't be much difference between what is going on right now with Comrade 0bama and the faux-Republican statist-puppet, it'll be like choosing between botulism and salmonella, they're both likely to kill ya.

I hear ya', couldn't agree more.

So I suppose I write in the name of some dumb ass, what's your name anyhow?

ROFLMAO. Great line my friend.

370 posted on 11/29/2011 6:21:57 PM PST by Ron H. (No to Romney, Perry, Gingrich and Huntsmen!)
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To: SoConPubbie

Gee, Carter had a better reume than what you posted???


371 posted on 11/29/2011 6:22:39 PM PST by eastforker (I'll pick Rick but I still root for Newt.)
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To: DannyTN

B-but-but South Park said the Mormons are the correct religion http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnsLzHYRtts
(major sarc)

Actually, Newt will have to face some scrutiny since he supposedly converted from Southern Baptist (Protestantism) to Roman Catholicism and should have to answer questions that he will not come under the authority of Rome similar to JFK. I’m still trying to figure this conversion out because it’s much more common for Catholics to become Protestants than the other way around if the Protestant actually holds true to Biblical Doctrine.


372 posted on 11/29/2011 6:22:53 PM PST by parksstp (Articulate Conservatives look for Converts. RINO's look for Democrat Heretics.)
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To: floridarunner01

dreamer


373 posted on 11/29/2011 6:23:04 PM PST by haircutter
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To: mkjessup; Eaker
What's wrong with the formatting?

It wasn't the formatting bothering Eaker, but the truth.

Sometimes it hurts!
374 posted on 11/29/2011 6:23:14 PM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: trisham

No you will not be alone, for the first tiem in my life, I will donate money to a candidate. I am very unhappy with Republicans who refuse to stand up and demand that either concrete evidense be presented or else. Instead they are dumping him off the boat.


375 posted on 11/29/2011 6:23:30 PM PST by midwyf (Wyoming Native. Environmentalism is a religion too.)
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To: katiedidit1

You’d be just as likely to convince a clintonite that Bill was not “counselling” Monica. Can’t you see by the context that what Cain was really saying is “The chinese are trying to develop nuclear weapons on Pluto, which they don’t have yet.” Can’t you see that?


376 posted on 11/29/2011 6:24:13 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: mkjessup

Yup, a real loser, sorry about that!


377 posted on 11/29/2011 6:24:19 PM PST by eastforker (I'll pick Rick but I still root for Newt.)
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To: mkjessup
Yes! All is well with us........and with you??

Humble ourselves and pray, and God will forgive our sins and heal our land. AMEN!

378 posted on 11/29/2011 6:24:52 PM PST by ohioWfan (Proud Mom of a Bronze Star winner!)
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To: eastforker
Gee, Carter had a better reume than what you posted???

Yes he did, and he was a total loser.

I don't want a politician, or even someone with lots of political experience.

I do want an honorable intelligent man/woman who is a leader and shares my principles.

I'm not trying to hire a glib talker with overly complex plans that will never work, I want a problem-solver.

In short, I want Cain!
379 posted on 11/29/2011 6:25:50 PM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: katiedidit1

No he DIDN’T say they were “close to getting nukes” as in nuclear weapons and there have been many discussions on this on FR: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2801429/posts

You know this. Everyone knows this. Do you believe you are fooling anyone? My post to you confirms he knew China had nuclear weapons. Why continue to lie? You have shot your credibility more than once on FR.


380 posted on 11/29/2011 6:26:16 PM PST by justsaynomore (http://teamcain.hermancain.com)
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To: katiedidit1; justsaynomore
It's context sweetheart:

"They’ve indicated that they’re trying to develop nuclear capability and they want to develop more aircraft carriers like we have. So yes, we have to consider them a military threat."

Cain was pointing out that the Communist Chinese are seeking both a nuclear capability AND more aircraft carriers LIKE ... WE ... HAVE. He was focused on the drive of Beijing to achieve at a minimum nuclear equity with the U.S., and (in my opinion) nuclear supremacy.

Now give your head a shake. It ain't rocket science, but if it were, Herman Cain could explain it to you.
381 posted on 11/29/2011 6:26:52 PM PST by mkjessup (I stand with Herman Cain!!)
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To: wardaddy

Sorry, but it seems to me that lately you’ve been the one being a crybaby. Frankly, I wouldn’t want to “grow a pair”, it seems to make some of you guys act very childish and silly. Kind of like a teenage boy.


382 posted on 11/29/2011 6:26:56 PM PST by beandog (Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand)
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To: JimWayne

So everyone on here who doesnt support Herman Cain is a “paid stooge of Karl Rove?”

In that case I’ll have to give Karl a phone call because he owes me some money.


383 posted on 11/29/2011 6:27:36 PM PST by floridarunner01
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To: katiedidit1

Trying to develop nuclear capability like we have is not the same thing as trying to acquire nukes for the first time.

Read much?


384 posted on 11/29/2011 6:27:55 PM PST by justsaynomore (http://teamcain.hermancain.com)
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To: justsaynomore; katiedidit1
You know this. Everyone knows this. Do you believe you are fooling anyone? My post to you confirms he knew China had nuclear weapons. Why continue to lie? You have shot your credibility more than once on FR.

It would appear that the Newt apologists are a less than honest bunch.
385 posted on 11/29/2011 6:28:06 PM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: Doctor 2Brains

LOL! thank you for clearing that up:)


386 posted on 11/29/2011 6:28:58 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: mkjessup
What so many alleged conservatives are missing is, you can't be a 'half' conservative. And a RINO does more harm for conservatism, period. If a RINO is elected, they are considered the standard for all others. Who the hell wants any of these RINOs representing conservative principles and values?

You simply do NOT advance conservatism by becoming more liberal. Period.

And that's exactly why the 'Anyone but Obama' phrase is crap. It isn't a winning strategy (see tag), it's a vote for the lesser of two evils, and a desperate act the cling to an already dying (R)- which is ultimately putting conservatism on the road to extinction.

387 posted on 11/29/2011 6:29:12 PM PST by rintense (ABO is not a winning strategy.)
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To: Windflier

4am


388 posted on 11/29/2011 6:29:32 PM PST by TexMom7
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To: GloriaJane

No thanks...it is going to derail


389 posted on 11/29/2011 6:30:06 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: katiedidit1

Glad to oblige.


390 posted on 11/29/2011 6:32:10 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: Doctor 2Brains
what’s with that stupid ass hat of Cain’s? Is he trying out for a Chicken George role?

My, my, my. Yet another n00b surfaces to attack Herman Cain. Whaddya make of that?

391 posted on 11/29/2011 6:34:57 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Cicero

“Either we need Cain to rise to the challenge, or we need the return of Sarah Palin to fill the yawning vacuum”

That’s about the size of it.


392 posted on 11/29/2011 6:36:52 PM PST by reasonisfaith (Or, more accurately---reason serves faith. See W.L. Craig, and many others.)
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To: Windflier

Hey, let’s all be nice and get on the jive train to Libya!


393 posted on 11/29/2011 6:37:21 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains (If the government were Paris Hilton, it could not score a free drink in a bar full of lonely sailors)
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To: Eagle of Liberty
Sounds like he’s got a few moles that were on the line for that call.

NRO didn't indicate who was their source.

394 posted on 11/29/2011 6:37:50 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: eastforker
Yup, a real loser, sorry about that!

I'm sure you are. Of course your posts throughout this thread have established that you are indeed, 'sorry'.

I'll bet you've never been too drunk to fish, now have ya?
395 posted on 11/29/2011 6:40:40 PM PST by mkjessup (I stand with Herman Cain!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Of course he will.....until he doesn’t.

Cain is living on borrowed time. Anyone with half a brain and a limited knowledge of politics can see that it’s over.


396 posted on 11/29/2011 6:41:09 PM PST by St. Louis Conservative
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To: floridarunner01; wardaddy
So everyone on here who doesnt support Herman Cain is a “paid stooge of Karl Rove?”

No, but if you joined only a few days back, you need to temper your statements.

397 posted on 11/29/2011 6:41:09 PM PST by JimWayne
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To: ken5050
I will try and find the source for you...I read it several times earlier today...

Well, I read the original reports about this woman's cell phone records, and Freepers were even joking that the press was trying to make hay over the latest call being recorded between 7:00 and 8:00 PM. As if there was something suspicious about that.

Let me know when you find the report about calls in the wee hours. I'd like to see that.

398 posted on 11/29/2011 6:42:13 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thank God! Run Cain! Run!


399 posted on 11/29/2011 6:43:24 PM PST by Ancient Drive (DRINK COFFEE! - Do Stupid Things Faster with More Energy!)
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To: ken5050
NationalReview.com..in the original story by Katrina Trinko..link on the homepage..she quotes the FOX reporter who broke the story as seeing texts/calls "as early (late?) as 4:26am..."

Link?

400 posted on 11/29/2011 6:44:00 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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