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Club for Growth Blasts Gingrich for Bain Attacks
National Review Online ^ | January 9, 2012 | Patrick Brennan

Posted on 01/09/2012 10:01:52 PM PST by Saundra Duffy

In a press release this afternoon, Club for Growth criticized Newt Gingrich for his attacks on Mitt Romney’s career at Bain Capital, calling them unbecoming a “Reagan Conservative.” Club for Growth’s statement:

Yesterday, Gingrich said “Those of us who believe in free markets and those of us who believe that in fact the whole goal of investment is entrepreneurship and job creation…we find it pretty hard to justify rich people figuring out clever legal ways to loot a company, leaving behind 1,700 families without a job.” Gingrich’s attack was echoed that same day that by the Democratic National Committee, which also attacked Romney for his job creation record at Bain Capital.

“Newt Gingrich’s attacks on Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital are disgusting,” said Club for Growth President Chris Chocola. “There are a number of issues for Mitt Romney’s Republican opponents to attack him for, but attacking him for making investments in companies to create a profit for his investors is just wrong. Because of the efforts of Bain Capital, major companies like Staples, Domino’s Pizza, and the Sports Authority now employ thousands of people and have created billions in wealth in the private economy. Attacking Governor Romney for participating in free-market capitalism is just beyond the pale for any purported ‘Reagan Conservative.’ Newt Gingrich should stop his attacks on free markets and apologize to Governor Romney for them.”


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To: Saundra Duffy

[Club for Growth Blasts Gingrich for Bain Attacks]

He’s just giving you a small glimpse at what you can expect from ‘The Regime’.

It’ll make the McCain run look like a real ‘squeaker’.


151 posted on 01/10/2012 9:23:04 AM PST by RetSignman (I take responsibility for what I post not for what you understand.)
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To: Godzilla
Duffy’s carring water for the mittster now eh?

How come there's no ozone smell yet? Usually, Mitt supporters get the zap.

152 posted on 01/10/2012 9:32:10 AM PST by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Saundra Duffy; Jim Robinson

Romney pimp alert - it continues.


153 posted on 01/10/2012 9:40:31 AM PST by aMorePerfectUnion (You know, 99.99999965% of the lawyers give all of them a bad name)
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To: FreeReign
Bankrupcies and government bailouts, while investors walk away with millions.

You think that's free enterprise?

Don't forget the lawyers!

TS

154 posted on 01/10/2012 9:47:16 AM PST by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: Saundra Duffy

So why should American taxpayers have to be forced to pay for Willard’s business incompetence and greed?

Workers were denied the severance pay and health insurance they’d been promised, and their pension benefits were cut..

What’s more, a federal government insurance agency had to pony up $44 million to bail out the company’s underfunded pension plan. Nevertheless, Bain profited on the deal, receiving $12 million on its $8 million initial investment and at least $4.5 million in consulting fees.

http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/01/bain-drip-drip-drip/


155 posted on 01/10/2012 10:34:21 AM PST by CainConservative (Newt/Santorum 2012 with Cain, Huck, Bolton, Parker, Watts, Duncan, & Bachmann in Newt's Cabinet)
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156 posted on 01/10/2012 10:37:28 AM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: Saundra Duffy
“Newt Gingrich’s attacks on Mitt Romney’s record at Bain Capital are disgusting,” said Club for Growth President Chris Chocola.

Gingrich is engaging in class warfare, side-by-side with the democrats.


I just HATE when things like this happen!



Questions put to Joseph Smith: "'Do you believe the Bible?' [Smith:]'If we do, we are the only people under heaven that does, for there are none of the religious sects of the day that do'. When asked 'Will everybody be damned, but Mormons'? [Smith replied] 'Yes, and a great portion of them, unless they repent, and work righteousness." (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 119).
Joseph Smith: "for the teachers of religion of the different sects understood the same passages of scripture so differently as to destroy all confidence in settling the question by an appeal to the Bible" (from Pearl of Great Price 1:12). "What is it that inspires professors of Christianity generally with a hope of salvation? It is that smooth, sophisticated influence of the devil, by which he deceives the whole world" (Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p.270).
 
 
 
Brigham Young stated this repeatedly: "When the light came to me I saw that all the so-called Christian world was grovelling in darkness" (Journal of Discourses 5:73); "The Christian world, so-called, are heathens as to the knowledge of the salvation of God" (Journal of Discourses 8:171); "With a regard to true theology, a more ignorant people never lived than the present so-called Christian world" (Journal of Discourses 8:199); "And who is there that acknowledges [God's] hand? ...You may wander east, west, north, and south, and you cannot find it in any church or government on the earth, except the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" (Journal of Discourses , vol. 6, p.24); "Should you ask why we differ from other Christians, as they are called, it is simply because they are not Christians as the New Testament defines Christianity" (Journal of Discourses 10:230).
 
 
 
Orson Pratt proclaimed: "Both Catholics and Protestants are nothing less than the 'whore of Babylon' whom the Lord denounces by the mouth of John the Revelator as having corrupted all the earth by their fornications and wickedness. Any person who shall be so corrupt as to receive a holy ordinance of the Gospel from the ministers of any of these apostate churches will be sent down to hell with them, unless they repent" (The Seer, p. 255).
 
 
 
Orson Pratt also said: "This great apostasy commenced about the close of the first century of the Christian era, and it has been waxing worse and worse from then until now" (Journal of Discourses
, vol.18, p.44) and: "But as there has been no Christian Church on the earth for a great many centuries past, until the present century, the people have lost sight of the pattern that God has given according to which the Christian Church should be established, and they have denominated a great variety of people Christian Churches, because they profess to be ...But there has been a long apostasy, during which the nations have been cursed with apostate churches in great abundance" (Journal of Discourses , 18:172).
 
 
President John Taylor stated: "Christianity...is a perfect pack of nonsense...the devil could not invent a better engine to spread his work than the Christianity of the nineteenth century." (Journal of Discourses , vol. 6, p.167); "Where shall we look for the true order or authority of God? It cannot be found in any nation of Christendom." (Journal of Discourses , 10:127).
 
 
 
James Talmage said: "A self-suggesting interpretation of history indicates that there has been a great departure from the way of salvation as laid down by the Savior, a universal apostasy from the Church of Christ". (A Study of the Articles of Faith, p.182).
 
 
 
President Joseph Fielding Smith said: "Doctrines were corrupted, authority lost, and a false order of religion took the place of the gospel of Jesus Christ, just as it had been the case in former dispensations, and the people were left in spiritual darkness." (Doctrines of Salvation, p.266). "For hundreds of years the world was wrapped in a veil of spiritual darkness, until there was not one fundamental truth belonging to the place of salvation ...Joseph Smith declared that in the year 1820 the Lord revealed to him that all the 'Christian' churches were in error, teaching for commandments the doctrines of men" (Doctrines of Salvation, vol. 3, p.282).
 
 
 
More recent statements by apostle Bruce McConkie are also very clear: "Apostasy was universal...And this darkness still prevails except among those who have come to a knowledge of the restored gospel" (Doctrines of Salvation, vol 3, p.265); "Thus the signs of the times include the prevailing apostate darkness in the sects of Christendom and in the religious world in general" (The Millennial Messiah, p.403); "a perverted Christianity holds sway among the so-called Christians of apostate Christendom" (Mormon Doctrine, p.132); "virtually all the millions of apostate Christendom have abased themselves before the mythical throne of a mythical Christ whom they vainly suppose to be a spirit essence who is incorporeal uncreated, immaterial and three-in-one with the Father and Holy Spirit" (Mormon Doctrine, p.269); "Gnosticism is one of the great pagan philosophies which antedated Christ and the Christian Era and which was later commingled with pure Christianity to form the apostate religion that has prevailed in the world since the early days of that era." (Mormon Doctrine, p.316).
 
 
 
President George Q. Cannon said: "After the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized, there were only two churches upon the earth. They were known respectively as the Church of the Lamb of God and Babylon. The various organizations which are called churches throughout Christendom, though differing in their creeds and organizations, have one common origin. They all belong to Babylon" (Gospel Truth, p.324).
 
 
President Wilford Woodruff stated: "the Gospel of modern Christendom shuts up the Lord, and stops all communication with Him. I want nothing to do with such a Gospel, I would rather prefer the Gospel of the dark ages, so called" (Journal of Discourses , vol. 2, p.196).


Saundra; do YOU agree with the above statements?

Do YOU reject them??

Or will YOU ignore them???

157 posted on 01/10/2012 10:53:37 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: not2worry
Newt’s venom is what is going to ruin our Country

It mattereth not...

158 posted on 01/10/2012 10:55:14 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: not2worry
Where in the h@ll does Newt think venture capital comes from for small business and entrepreneurs these days?


159 posted on 01/10/2012 10:56:33 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Matchett-PI

Newt has been blasting Romney on all this. Better it happen now than with Obama. Obama+OWS are salivating at Mitt running against Bammy

Bain is an albatross for Mittens


160 posted on 01/10/2012 11:14:48 AM PST by dennisw (A nation of sheep breeds a government of Democrat wolves!)
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To: Saundra Duffy
"Some would like to see Romney attack the federal government the way he economized companies during his time with Bain Capital."

Hostile takeovers and fire sales are to "economizing" what mormonism is to Christianity.

I guess daddy's millions weren't enough, he had to go start a "business" that operated on stealth and legalistic minutia to STEAL worker's contracted pensions !

Romney is a filthy lying swindler in addition to being a filthy lying rino cult member !

161 posted on 01/10/2012 12:34:32 PM PST by SENTINEL (Romney is to Conservatism what Mormonism is to Christianity.)
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To: Elsie; Saundra Duffy

She’ll ignore, just like always. That’s the plan, ignore, ignore, get Mitt elected then have FR shut down and have us all charged with hate crimes for exposing the great mormon coverup.


162 posted on 01/10/2012 12:39:53 PM PST by SENTINEL (Romney is to Conservatism what Mormonism is to Christianity.)
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To: gusty

bttt


163 posted on 01/10/2012 12:46:08 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: PENANCE

well, bye.


164 posted on 01/10/2012 1:00:57 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Rebellion is brewing!! Impeach the corrupt Marxist bastard!!)
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To: GregH
How many jobs did Gingrich create while accepting 1.5 million dollars in consulation fees from Freddie Mac?

Several dozen.

165 posted on 01/10/2012 1:14:50 PM PST by ez (When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail.)
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To: Saundra Duffy
Some would like to see Romney attack the federal government the way he economized companies during his time with Bain Capital.

Are you one of the "some"? Do you or not support Romney? Spit it out. "Some", what an ambiguous way to put it.

166 posted on 01/10/2012 1:22:58 PM PST by Graybeard58 (Eccl 10 v. 19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Yep the scorched earth was fine when mittens had his guys do it.. proves he is a sissy and needs to man up


167 posted on 01/10/2012 1:54:20 PM PST by RnMomof7
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To: not2worry

Criticizing Bain doesn’t have to be class warfare.

Bill Gross at PIMCO has made a distinction between the finance economy and the productive economy, as has Eric Janszen at iTulip.

Bain is part of the finance economy and as such relies on rising asset prices to earn wealth. Firms in the productive economy rely on increased production of goods or service to make money.

The finance economy, or FIRE sector, used to assist the productive economy. But in recent decades it came to dominate the American economy, sometimes at the expense of the productive economy which it would dismantle and ship overseas. Growth in the productive economy historically meant a higher standard of living for the American middle class. Growth in financial economy doesn’t necessarily do the same.


168 posted on 01/10/2012 1:57:57 PM PST by Pelham (Islam. The original Evil Empire)
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To: Saundra Duffy

Mittens is unhappy?

Club for Growth will whine when Gringrich goes politically incorrect on their pals at CAIR, too.

The banksters rolled the US Treasury and took down the real estate market, economy and the middle class with phoney loans scams. They did it in cahoots with politicans. I am glad someone is mentioning it. I hope they all go to jail.

We don’t have free market capitalism. We have an oligarchy. The amoral ones who are in power are happy. They don’t believe in the rule of law nor the constitution, either. They are dishonorable. Mittens is one of ‘em.


169 posted on 01/10/2012 2:05:22 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: jpsb

“How is the message that capitalism is bad going to work against Obama? That is what Obama has been saying for 3 years? And now Newt’s got his back. “

Sorry, you have a good point. What I meant to say is that I would JUST LOVE to have a Republican candidate that treats Obama like the trash he is, and doesn’t hold back. Certainly attacking him from the left is not a winning strategy.


170 posted on 01/10/2012 4:31:04 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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To: gusty

“What’s Newt’s strategy for the general, run to the Left of Obama.”

Copy...sorry, it came out wrong. See prior post.


171 posted on 01/10/2012 4:31:54 PM PST by BobL ("Heartless" and "Inhumane" FReepers for Cain - we've HAD ENOUGH)
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To: SENTINEL; Saundra Duffy
She’ll ignore, just like always.
172 posted on 01/10/2012 5:09:19 PM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Tennessee Nana

It’s more than unusual, its outrageous that such a coward has the audacity to run for Commander in Chief.


173 posted on 01/10/2012 5:12:59 PM PST by Rome2000 (OBAMA IS A COMMUNIST CRYPTO-MUSLIM)
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To: SENTINEL

“That’s the plan, ignore, ignore, get Mitt elected then have FR shut down and have us all charged with hate crimes for exposing the great mormon coverup.”

Don’t flatter yourself.


174 posted on 01/10/2012 6:47:45 PM PST by Saundra Duffy ( For victory & freedom!!!)
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To: jonrick46

“His attack on Willard has drawn blood. And I hope it begins the end of him.”

I hope so, too, but polling that I saw today shows that Mitt’s numbers are rising.

I don’t trust polls, though, and will wait to see what happens in SC before I get verclempth.

“By the way, has anyone figured out who initiated the bimbo eruptions against Herman Cain?”

Not that I’ve seen, but there is too much evidence pointing to Obama’s team on that.


175 posted on 01/11/2012 12:00:26 AM PST by dixiechick2000 (Proud barbarian TEA Party SOB and an evil Capitalist.)
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To: jonrick46

BTW, I’m surprised that CFG has issued this statement.

Completely surprised.


176 posted on 01/11/2012 12:02:09 AM PST by dixiechick2000 (Proud barbarian TEA Party SOB and an evil Capitalist.)
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To: Saundra Duffy
Yeah but it will never happen. Mitt will continue with Obama’s policy.

Romney is nothing but a white Obama with an R by his name.

177 posted on 01/11/2012 12:13:50 AM PST by Sprite518
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To: Saundra Duffy
Don’t flatter yourself.

She’ll ignore, just like always.

178 posted on 01/11/2012 4:37:24 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: dixiechick2000
Not that I’ve seen, but there is too much evidence pointing to Obama’s team on that.

HUH?

Evidence you have NOT seen?

179 posted on 01/11/2012 4:38:38 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: jonrick46
A knowledge of history is our eyes to the future.

Hold this thought!

180 posted on 01/11/2012 4:39:33 AM PST by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Saundra Duffy
LOL. As if what Romney did was "capitalism". Corporate raiding is what gives capitalism a bad name and why so many people hate it.

Get 'im, Newt!
181 posted on 01/11/2012 4:56:33 AM PST by Antoninus (Defeat Romney--Defeat Obama.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
When I hear the name “Club for Growth”, I think of Huntsman speaking Chinese at the debate.

When I think of "Club for Growth", I see Pat Toomey supporting the homosexualization of the military. I've got less and less use for such people.
182 posted on 01/11/2012 4:58:35 AM PST by Antoninus (Defeat Romney--Defeat Obama.)
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To: Saundra Duffy; Elsie
"Don’t flatter yourself."

I'm not the one claiming to be able to work my into heaven and to someday become a "god"(s).

Saundra you can never stand before God and say "I didn't know", or "I was just a deceived victim" and beg for mercy.

You are a leader in the know and intentionally in on the coverup.

I'm glad you finally responded so everyone here reading can see that you are indeed so stumped by our referenced quotes that you just ignore them. Maybe you have never checked them for yourself...Are you more afraid of verifying truth than of spreading and defending the fraud IGNORANTLY (I was when I was in your shoes !).....This is a SURE SIGN of CULT BRAINWASHING !

Joseph Smith taught he was greater than Jesus Christ in a sermon where he lied about being a polygamist. Here is the refernced quote PROVE ME WRONG !

" "Come on! ye prosecutors! ye false swearers! All hell, boil over! Ye burning mountains, roll down your lava! for I will come out on top at last. I have more to boast of than ever any man had. I am the only man that has ever been able to keep a whole church together since the days of Adam. A large majority of the whole have stood by me. Neither Paul, John, Peter, nor Jesus ever did it. I boast that no man ever did such a work as I. The followers of Jesus ran away from Him; but the Latter-day Saints never ran away from me yet...When they can get rid of me, the devil will also go." (FLDS/LDS "Prophet" Joseph Smith, History of the Church, Vol. 6, p. 408, 409)

183 posted on 01/11/2012 9:40:13 AM PST by SENTINEL (Romney is to Conservatism what Mormonism is to Christianity.)
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To: sickoflibs; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued; GOPsterinMA; Dengar01; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican

Perry has gotten in on the act too.

I have to agree with Rush Limbaugh on this. You’d think this was a socialist party primary.

I guess if it’s can actually help keep the nomination from Romney....but...it’s giving him the high ground.....I don’t like it.


184 posted on 01/11/2012 4:45:22 PM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: MadelineZapeezda

Unfortunately it is the wrong argument. He is driving people to choose Romney at the last minute. 20-25% of all the primary voters are decided the day of the primary...

It was a really foolish move by Gingrich. He could have attacked Romney on healthcare...oh yeah he can’t do that he supported the individual mandate for 2 decades!!!


185 posted on 01/11/2012 4:48:30 PM PST by surfer (To err is human, to really foul things up takes a Democrat, don't expect the GOP to have the answer!)
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To: Impy; sickoflibs; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued; Dengar01; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican

“but...it’s giving him the high ground.....I don’t like it.”

I spoke with two people today who were sympathetic towards Mittens because of the attacks on him.

I just don’t know what to do anymore...

p.s. Rick Perry sucks.


186 posted on 01/11/2012 5:56:13 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (And who doesn't have baggage?)
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To: Impy; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued; GOPsterinMA; Dengar01; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Gilbo_3; ..
RE :”You’d think this was a socialist party primary. I guess if it’s can actually help keep the nomination from Romney....but...it’s giving him the high ground.....I don’t like it.

One SAFE rule of thumb is that if you are using the same arguments as Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton and Rachel Maddow it's time to stop and re-calibrate.

This is just this more of the personality politics, meaning say anything no matter how contradictory or unprincipled it sounds as long as it serves the personality politics objectives. Some of them are the same people as 2 years ago, just change the personality.

We saw something similar Fall 2009 when some Republicans (some here too) decided a great way to hurt Obama was to declare any cuts to medicare equivalent to killing seniors and so the RNC made a public contract to oppose ANY medicare cuts.
Then Republicans take over House in 2011 (see it worked! ) and decide that they have a mandate to :
1) Only protect those over 55 from cuts to medicare
2) Those under 55 get to find an insurance company after they retire that wants to insure them instead of medicare paying the bills as it still would for those over 55 being ‘protected’ .

Then they couldn't believe when Democrats made a internet commercial showing Ryan throwing granny off a cliff. Only a liberal would make that association, right??? Then the Ryan plan just faded away. Ryan recently proposed a plan much better thought out than that first one.

Sometimes its good to actually believe in SOMETHING besides the personalities.

187 posted on 01/11/2012 6:13:49 PM PST by sickoflibs (You MUST support the lesser of two RINOs or we all die!)
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To: GOPsterinMA; Clintonfatigued; sickoflibs

I’m not surprised, I didn’t think this line of attack would be effective in a Republican primary.

In the general election with Obama doing it would hurt him but Republican voters are in favor of capitalism.


188 posted on 01/11/2012 6:16:01 PM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: GOPsterinMA; Impy; sickoflibs; BillyBoy; randita; Dengar01; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican

I see one good thing about Rick Perry staying on the ballot in South Carolina. He’s aiming all his fire at Romney and he’s turned on his heavy artilery and flame thrower. With he and Gingrich gunning for Romney and Santorum now joining in and perhaps even Jon Huntsman sniping, Romney could be caught in a political cross fire that costs him the primary.


189 posted on 01/11/2012 6:26:47 PM PST by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: sickoflibs; BillyBoy; GOPsterinMA; fieldmarshaldj

My ideal candidate: A boring conservative with no personality at all. I’m sick of personality.


190 posted on 01/11/2012 6:30:49 PM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: GOPsterinMA; Impy; BillyBoy; Clintonfatigued; Dengar01; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; ...
RE :”“but...it’s giving him the high ground.....I don’t like it.”....I spoke with two people today who were sympathetic towards Mittens because of the attacks on him.

Well Duh, maybe they believe in something besides the personalities...

Newt was on the Morning Joe yesterday and was asked about his talking points on this issue and he said that since Obama and Democrats would attack Romney on this(they already are Newt), it is his (Newts) job to to bring this out now. There is some truth to what he said, MSNBC and other progressives harp on this now, and Obama is making references to it too.

But Newt is being vetted too and him playing marxist Obama surrogate is not going to do much to convince capitalism believing conservatives that he has changed much since he teamed up with Pelosi on Climate Change. If anything I would think it helps Santorum who responded to this with "No. I won't join in. I believe in capitalism"

191 posted on 01/11/2012 6:40:36 PM PST by sickoflibs (You MUST support the lesser of two RINOs or we all die!)
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To: Impy; GOPsterinMA; sickoflibs; BillyBoy; randita; Dengar01; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; ...
I would be hesitant to sound like this guy:

AL SHARPTON: I`ve got to give Willard credit. There`s one thing he`s got at doing, and that`s making money. The problem for him is it`s coming back to haunt him.
.... Here`s the now infamous picture of Willard during his time at private equity firm Bain Capital. This week we`re learning he`s still making millions from Bain. Under his retirement deal Willard got up to $13 million from Bain in the last year alone. But Willard does not want us to know much. Today he repeated his refusal to release his tax returns.
......Meanwhile, the Associated Press has uncovered more details about some of the jobs Bain cut in the `90s. Under Bain`s control, a photo album company opened and closed a South Carolina factory where 150 people were laid off. But Bain made $22 million from the company. A great deal for Willard, not so great for the 150 people who lost their jobs.
MSNBC POLITICS NATION, December 22, 2011 Transcript

192 posted on 01/11/2012 7:15:54 PM PST by sickoflibs (You MUST support the lesser of two RINOs or we all die!)
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To: Clintonfatigued; All

I suppose...


193 posted on 01/11/2012 7:39:34 PM PST by GOPsterinMA (And who doesn't have baggage?)
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To: Saundra Duffy
Someone needs to vett Romney's actions, and judgments during his time at Bain. Ted Kennedy was able to beat him using his decisions at Bain as an issue.

We need to see if Romney can handle the Tsunami that will be coming his way on this issue before he becomes the nominee.

This election is about jobs, jobs, jobs, and the last thing we need is someone who can't back up his claims to be the best choice in this area. In fact we need to make sure it won't be an albatross. Asking questions about Romney's record is something that needs to be done before he's the nominee.

Today, Romney made the claim that his years at Bain capital were no different than what President Obama did with the car companies. Romneynomics = Obamanomics and Romneycare = Obamacare. That's no way to win an election.

194 posted on 01/11/2012 8:02:06 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: Clintonfatigued; GOPsterinMA; Impy; BillyBoy; randita; Dengar01; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; ..
Liberal MSNBC Lawrence O Donnell just near end of tonight's show ~ 10:45 PM-EST did a whole segment praising Newt for accusing greedy Romney of killing workers jobs to make lots of money, and he did it playing and referencing a Newt clip (exact words) and called him brave for urking those like Rush out of his real principle (same as Larry's). Cant wait for that transcript to be posted.

Meanwhile here's Al Sharpton back in December talking like Newt prior to Newt saying it: #192

195 posted on 01/11/2012 8:05:53 PM PST by sickoflibs (You MUST support the lesser of two RINOs or we all die!)
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To: greeneyes

Having an effect lol...actually Gingrich is running a lot of Pro Life and Romney anti 2nd Amendment in SC.

Gingrich pulls to tie of Romney in SC....Santorum no bounce fading to distant 3rd place.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2831801/posts?page=8

It’s Romney and Gingrich in SC and Florida.

Go Newt!


196 posted on 01/11/2012 8:12:36 PM PST by rbmillerjr (Conservative Economic and National Security Commentary: econus.blogspot.com)
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To: sickoflibs

When lawerence o donnell thinks you are great, just dang!!


197 posted on 01/11/2012 8:39:28 PM PST by org.whodat (What is the difference in Newt's, Perry's and Willard's positions on Amnesty.)
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To: gusty
“Some are dumping on Newt because his stance in the Bain Capital controversy puts him on the Socialism/Marxism side.”

Not really on the marxist side. Romney has been running around bragging that because of his private sector experience he understands better than anyone how to create jobs. It appears he didn't have a great record as governor in that area and several newspapers have questioned the number of jobs he created and some of the decisions he made.

It is absolutely appropriate to ask Mitt to document his record and explain any questionable decisions that might come up in the general election. The media is not going to vett him much till he is the nominee. GOP establishment won't let the primary voters know any glitches they might know of.

So it is up to the candidates to vett each other. Asking Romney to explain his record about what has been called controversial management decisions is absolutely fair game. This is about questioning Romney and not at all about attacking capitalism.

The hysterical reaction by LSM and their framing the issue as an attack on capitalism and talking about bad mad Newt is just another Alynski tactic to protect their preferred candidate. I personally think that Romney is less electable than any one else. His selection as the nominee probably means four more years of Obama.

198 posted on 01/11/2012 8:42:14 PM PST by greeneyes (Moderation in defense of your country is NO virtue. Let Freedom Ring.)
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To: greeneyes; Saundra Duffy

Good luck. Sandy is a Romney supporter. I suspect it has much to do with the fact they are both Mormon, since her past conservative behavior is directly contrary to Mitt’s policies.

Hey Sandy, did you see my new tagline?


199 posted on 01/11/2012 8:44:31 PM PST by reaganaut (If Romney is a conservative then I’m the frickin Angel Moroni.)
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To: PENANCE; 50mm; darkwing104; TheOldLady
Zotted by the boss himself!

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200 posted on 01/11/2012 9:12:05 PM PST by reaganaut (If Romney is a conservative then I’m the frickin Angel Moroni.)
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