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Romney Wins Arizona GOP Primary .
Wall Street Journal ^ | FEBRUARY 28, 2012, 10:07 P.M. ET. | By NAFTALI BENDAVID

Posted on 02/28/2012 7:13:44 PM PST by Lazamataz

Mitt Romney won the Arizona primary and was clinging to a small but persistent lead over Rick Santorum in Michigan Tuesday with about half of precincts reporting.

The former Massachusetts governor had been widely expected to win Arizona. Michigan was the fiercer battleground, and Mr. Santorum hoped a victory there would help him offset Mr. Romney's advantages in money, organization and experience.

But Mr. Romney held a lead of several percentage points in his native state, where his father was governor. If the narrow margin held up, it would give Mr. Romney momentum but might not dispel doubts about his ability to unify the party.

With 50% of Michigan's precincts reporting, Mr. Romney had 40% of the vote to Mr. Santorum's 36.2%. Texas Rep. Ron Paul had 11.5%, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich had 6.6%.

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To: LeopoldvonRanke
In Michigan? Newt was ahead in the polls in Michigan? When was this?

In "Michigan"? When did I say in Michigan? My comment was meant to be about the national polls.

101 posted on 02/28/2012 8:07:26 PM PST by FreeReign
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To: Repeat Offender
If Romney is the nominee then I am going to chew my arm off so I can escape voting for him.
102 posted on 02/28/2012 8:08:02 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Cometh the hour, cometh the man. NEWT GINGRICH 2012)
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To: Scythian
Sadly, much of the tea party voted for Romney.

Many people are ignorant of the dangers of a Romney candidacy. This video was meant to be a satire but the end of it would be a great ad against Romney. Look at it, towards the end. It makes the points why Obama would love to run against Romney.

The Romney Connection

103 posted on 02/28/2012 8:09:40 PM PST by Kenny
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To: Repeat Offender

Spot on! I got “in line” and voted for Arnold and that type of stench is eternal. I will not exchange a tyrant for a dictator.


104 posted on 02/28/2012 8:11:55 PM PST by Kaosinla (The More the Plans Fail. The More the Planners Plan.)
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To: FreeReign

I’m aware of that. I’m curious, that’s why I asked you what I did. I don’t recall Newt ever being up in Michigan, but perhaps my memory is wrong.


105 posted on 02/28/2012 8:13:26 PM PST by LeopoldvonRanke
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To: hope

Hardly. Anyone who thinks Romney is another McCain is just flat wrong. Unlike McCain, Romney can surely beat 0bama and by a landslide. Look, we would all like Reagan to come back and my vote is with Newt but JOB ONE is getting the OBOZO OUT OF OFFICE!!!! If you think Romney is a Democrat, FINE. IF VOTING FOR A DEMOCRAT IS WHAT IT TAKES TO GET THE MARXIST OUT OF THE WHITE HOUSE, I’LL GLADLY DO THAT. IT’S A START!!!!


106 posted on 02/28/2012 8:14:16 PM PST by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: Brad's Gramma

Don’t judge all of AZ because they once again made a dumb decision. Well, on second thought go ahead and judge the idiots...just don’t lump ME in with THEM!


107 posted on 02/28/2012 8:16:14 PM PST by azishot
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To: John Robinson; Jim Robinson
Need to investigate remote consoles.

No you don't. Trust me.

We don't have them at my unnamed place of employment for a REASON. UNLESS you employ a Citrix solution. Then, maybe, but we employ another two layers of security beyond just ID/PW, just to be triple sure.

Even then, we are abandoning even three-layer info-based security and going to a PIV card. Gotta have the card or no-way-Jose, and this is using CITRIX.

It pays to be a paranoid conspiracy freak in our field.

108 posted on 02/28/2012 8:19:27 PM PST by Lazamataz (If unemployment helps the economy, like the W.H. says, then CONTRACTING CANCER MAKES YOU HEALTHIER!)
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To: azishot

YOU? Naaaaaaaaaa.............you are SO cool...!!! Always have been, always will be.

I’ve seen Montana, what used to be..and still is in a lot of areas...a really neat state...being bought up by REALLY wealthy libs and voting accordingly.

My concern is just a generalized one. Not you. :)


109 posted on 02/28/2012 8:21:13 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it....)
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To: Lazamataz

How the heck did I manage to hijack my own thread and start discussing web security? LOL


110 posted on 02/28/2012 8:22:53 PM PST by Lazamataz (If unemployment helps the economy, like the W.H. says, then CONTRACTING CANCER MAKES YOU HEALTHIER!)
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To: azishot; Brad's Gramma
"Don’t judge all of AZ because they once again made a dumb decision. Well, on second thought go ahead and judge the idiots...just don’t lump ME in with THEM!"

Correct. As a Tucsonan Newt voter, I can tell you that there are plenty of good conservatives in AZ. Problem is, the major population centers have seen most of their population increases over the last couple of decades via liberals fleeing the conditions they created in their erstwhile states of residence, and bringing those values to AZ.

111 posted on 02/28/2012 8:30:58 PM PST by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: writer33

Obama wants Romney? Is that why Michael Moore urged everyone to vote for Santorum? Obama’s scared chitless of Romney because unlike Obama, he UNDERSTANDS AND SUPPORTS FREE-MARKET CAPITALISM.


112 posted on 02/28/2012 8:33:18 PM PST by FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome

Sounds like California. If we could get rid of 99% of LA and San Francisco....we’d have a state to DIE for...


113 posted on 02/28/2012 8:33:45 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it....)
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

Yes. Obama wants Romney.


114 posted on 02/28/2012 8:34:27 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it....)
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To: Brad's Gramma

LOL! Maybe we need to resurrect The State of Jefferson and we can all move there?


115 posted on 02/28/2012 8:35:14 PM PST by azishot
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To: FedsRStealingOurCountryFromUs

Let me repeat this: Obama wants Romney. He’s practically campaigned against the one percent in hopes that he’d have Romney to campaign on class warfare with in the election.

Obama loathes Wall Street, and who represents Wall Street more than Mitt Romney. This goes back to Occupy Wall Street. It’s really that simple.


116 posted on 02/28/2012 8:36:23 PM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: azishot

Okey Dokey! Works for ME!


117 posted on 02/28/2012 8:37:18 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it....)
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To: Flotsam_Jetsome

Absolutely agree with you. There are so many libs that move HERE because they didn’t like it THERE and once they’re HERE they want to make it like it was THERE!!!


118 posted on 02/28/2012 8:40:17 PM PST by azishot
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To: Brad's Gramma

I first came to AZ in 1995. Since that time it has seen monstrous immigration from California as the libs take it further down the spiral.

People say that this is an excuse. It is not. It’s the truth. Look at the growth of places like Bullhead City, Kingman, Lake Havasu City and the Burbs of the Phoenix/Tucson/Flagstaff areas. Most of those new residents came from either Mexico or California.

The ‘old timers’ (and bear in mind, most of AZ’s population was imported at some point otherwise the Tribes and a few others would be the only residents) that used to be the bedrock conservative base of the state are overwhelmed by straight liberals and Cali RINOs that hate the ‘regulation’ of Cali, but still want the ‘services and bennies’ they got there.


119 posted on 02/29/2012 12:04:21 AM PST by Norm Lenhart (Normie: Wandering Druid, Cult of Palin)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Wherever I may end up, I will bring with me my Midwestern upbringing.

I may LIVE in CA right now...but I’m proud to say I was raised by a farmer..,

All I want is a fabric store, a few grocery stores.. and for good measure... A STARBUCKS!!!

LOL!!!

Thanks for your input!! I really DO want to stay this side of the Rockies..


120 posted on 02/29/2012 12:18:45 AM PST by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it....)
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