Skip to comments.Live Thread: Republican Presidential Debate in Jacksonville, FL on CNN 8 P.M. EST
Posted on 01/26/2012 3:56:03 PM PST by kristinn
Hosted by Wolf Blitzer at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Candidates: Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul.
Word is the audience will be "allowed" to participate.
Mitt stacked states favor to him for super Tuesday.
Establishment is with him.
People should against him.
Rick can’t win, only hope is Newt to stop Obama version 2.0.
Mitt is a liar and arrogant.
I hope senior citizens of Florida can see through Mitt shenanigans .
OK. I found an article by Major Garrett about the establishment going after Newt and pinged you and jimrob to it.
“Absolutely right. Newts speech yesterday(?) on space exploration and DEVELOPMENT detailed past vision recalled (Lincoln pushing railroads at a time when many thought the idea crazy) and effective ways to get this job done at greatly reduced cost.”
I agree that we need to set higher goals but I think Newt’s over-reaching with a lunar base. People are so focused on our current economic situation that they won’t even want to think about something that big.
Now folks are trying to culture a meme in Texas that over 50% of the people don’t want him to run for another term as Governor, even as Texas prospers over the other states in this stagnant economy.
It’s just nuts.
While the odds are certainly stacked against him, I'm not about to write him off quite yet. People with backbones frequently attempt to defy the odds and sometimes they even pull it off.
Clearly, you don't understand the concept.
I think Newt has been advised to behave himself... try to act presidential... stay above the fray. He has not been confrontational for a calculated reason. He has a pit bull reputation and he’s trying to act more like a cuddly coonhound than a rabid attack dog. It’s a shame if folks think he lost the debate because he didn’t act like he had rabies.
After all that, Santorum still just divides up the conservative vote.
He is not for conservatism, he is for Ricky Sweater.
He gives all for Rick.
? I thought Newt did well. What are you talking about?
his foreign policy is wacky.
“I came here to be among those who believe in our country.”
Me too. After I realized the audience was stacked against Newt and watching Wolfie cutting off Newt’s applause but letting Romney have his paid sycophants holler their empty heads off, I just couldn’t stand any more depressing interviews on TV.
You people are the Remnant. Thank you for being here.
>> “ but thanks to NASA technology a cool laser is providing thousands of patients with an alternative to heart bypass surgery.” <<
That one loses!
There is a far better, safer, more effective alternative:
Nutrition, and rejection of drugs and surgery, and their horrendous dangers.
Me, a Perry supporter, doesn’t understand the concept of underdog?
If you really think Santorum can go frontrunner.....
Well he is right. The rights we have are not unlimited:
1) We have a right to free speech but not to libel;
2) We can bear arms but not a nuclear weapon;
3) we can be secure in our home but can be served a warrant;
4) Goverment cannot take private property for public use UNLESS just compensation is given.
What I will never understand is how Perry never recovered from the “instate tuition” thing, which he could not veto and had nothing to do with illegal immigration.
Then Newt promotes Amnesty and folks cheered.
My first vote was in 1964 for Barry Goldwater although I campaigned for Richard Nixon, when he was still a solid Conservative, back in 1960. I was just under voting age then.
Along with President Ronald Wilson Reagan's greatness in the 20th Century, I really can add only one more who was in his league, Calvin Coolidge. President Coolidge's address to Congress in 1923 was prophetic:
American institutions rest solely on good citizenship. They were created by people who had a background of self-government. New arrivals should be limited to our capacity to absorb them into the ranks of good citizenship. America must be kept American. For this purpose it is necessary to continue a policy of restricted immigration. It would be well to make such immigration of a selective nature with some inspection at the source, and based either on a prior census or upon the record of naturalization. Either method would insure the admission of those with the largest capacity and best intention of becoming citizens. Those who do not want to be partakers of the American spirit ought not to settle in America.
Sorry, but the fudgereport is blocked on my computer. Of course, I had trouble figuring out why people called it a conservative news site long before this week.
He can stick that poll you know where.
Regardless, it was still good to see that you, or anyone on FR, have no illusions about Romney or the GOP.
They are the walking dead as a political party.