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Vote for Rick Santorum in Washington Caucuses tommorrow, March 3rd
vanity | March 2, 2012 | Steelers6

Posted on 03/02/2012 5:44:45 PM PST by Steelers6

Rick needs momentum heading into Super Tuesday.


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections; US: Washington; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: caucuses; santorum; washington
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1 posted on 03/02/2012 5:44:51 PM PST by Steelers6
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To: Steelers6

Even for a vanity, this is pathetic. You should at least spend a couple of paragraphs constructing an argument, if you can.


2 posted on 03/02/2012 5:47:12 PM PST by BCrago66
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To: Steelers6

DON’T PICK RICK!!

If Santorum wins the nomination (God forbid), Obama wins four more years on that very day.

This is not just about electing a president, this is about the very survival of our country.

** President Newt Gingrich-”Our beloved republic deserves nothing less.”


3 posted on 03/02/2012 5:52:15 PM PST by Gator113 (** President Newt Gingrich-"Our beloved republic deserves nothing less." ~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Steelers6

I agree with post #2. I will be at the caucus, but as of tonight I still consider myself an undecided, and will follow my best judgment and my heart when I fill in the name tomorrow. You need to be selling me on why I and others should pick Santorum and not assume we are going there to vote for him.


4 posted on 03/02/2012 5:56:53 PM PST by NavyCanDo
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To: Gator113

This is not the time to try and stop Rick. For God’s sake, what do you think we’ll get if we don’t get the vote out for Santorum in Washington. Romney, that’s what! You won’t even have a chance to campaign for Newt, it will be Romney.

Get out and vote for Rick, guys. Stop Romney!


5 posted on 03/02/2012 6:07:41 PM PST by Kenny
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To: NavyCanDo

I’m with you! I will be going tomorrow and really trying to evaluate the candidates before I cast a vote. As of now, I’m leaning Gingrinch because I think he’s the only one with bold enough ideas to challenge Obama and win.

Santorum is very earnest but I don’t feel like he’s quite ready for prime time and I don’t like the way that he went after Newt instead of Obama in the debates - I can’t quite shake the feeling that he’s really auditioning for VP for Romney.

I think that Romney has dangled the VP carrot out to Rick as well as to Rand Paul in order to keep Santorum and Ron Paul in the race to divert votes away from Gingrinch. If it were between the two of them, I believe that Newt would easily get the nomination and Romney knows it. It feels sneaky and is just one of the many things about Mittens that I don’t like!


6 posted on 03/02/2012 6:24:59 PM PST by VikingMom (I may not know what the future holds but I know who holds the future!)
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To: Steelers6
VOTE FOR RICK????

NO.

7 posted on 03/02/2012 6:30:09 PM PST by annieokie
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To: Kenny

I stand with Newt.

The survival of this country is important to me. I want a real leader, not a preacher I could go to church with.

** President Newt Gingrich-”Our beloved republic deserves nothing less.”


8 posted on 03/02/2012 6:39:59 PM PST by Gator113 (** President Newt Gingrich-"Our beloved republic deserves nothing less." ~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: annieokie

I don’t buy the media drivel. I’m voting for Newt.


9 posted on 03/02/2012 6:40:08 PM PST by Amadeo
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To: VikingMom

What I’d love to see is a two-man race between Santorum and Gingrich. Then we’ll see who’s ready for prime-time, who can win over the voters enough for a victory, and so on. My mind has changed several times this primary season and may change yet again.

But the only way to have that contest is to stop Romney now. I’m not a big strategist but the media and GOPe are pushing the narrative that Romney has the wind at his back, big mo, whatever. And every race he wins, big or small, is going to help them with that game.

Vote Rick in Washington and stop Romney.


10 posted on 03/02/2012 6:41:13 PM PST by Kenny
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To: NavyCanDo

There are a variety of lists that people have made about reasons to support Rick Santorum. No one lists includes all of the good reasons, but here is one by Antoninus (scroll down) that is somewhat representative of some of the reasons for supporting him:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2825567/posts

I have followed Rick Santorum for years. I have been supporting him financially since last summer. Although there are many reasons to support him, the clincher for me is that he has held firm in the culture war while almost all others were running for cover. His convictions have cost him. His kids can’t even google their last name without humiliation.

I have never believed that Rick is in this for power or to be Romney’s VP or for any of the myriads of other reasons that are sometimes mentioned. I believe that he is in it for far deeper reasons. He has taken the arrows. He has held firm when it would have been much easier to run.

I decided long ago not to hold my nose this election cycle. I voted for him last week. I’ve been proud of him. Still am.

I’m not opposed at all to Newt. I simply prefer Rick. I think that Newt doesn’t have a real shot. I think that it’s down to Rick and Romney. If Romney wins the nomination, he still won’t have my vote. He still would be driving the handbasket to Hell—perhaps more slowly, but still in a straight line path.

Consider Rick tomorrow. Thanks!


11 posted on 03/02/2012 6:46:53 PM PST by Engraved-on-His-hands
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To: Kenny

If everyone that was planning to vote for Dullard votes for Newt instead, Romney will be stopped in his tracks.

Santorum is a big-government panderer who was so incompetent he couldn’t even win re-election to the Senate. 51 times he sponsored bills to INCREASE spending and he NEVER sponsored any bill to REDUCE spending. Newt, on the other hand, balanced the budget and successfully reformed the welfare system. Nancy Reagan says “Ronnie passed the torch to Newt ...” and his record clearly shows it.

Santorum’s record, not so much. He should pull out now for the good of the part before he embarrasses us further.


12 posted on 03/02/2012 6:46:53 PM PST by Kellis91789 (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.)
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To: Amadeo
Thank you, your a real patriot. GO NEWT.
13 posted on 03/02/2012 6:54:40 PM PST by annieokie
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To: Steelers6
In an open caucus state either Santorum or Paul will win.

Either way, no credence should be given.

14 posted on 03/02/2012 7:08:09 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Kellis91789

You know Newt is certainly not without his warts yet I don’t see anyone trumpeting his flaws or mistakes. Nor do I see anyone on this board branding him a liberal for global warming or the individual mandate or constantly spinning Freddie Mac & Fannie Mae.

Yet you feel driven to insult Santorum and brand him according to your opinions. Not helpful to the process. We have got to get behind our guys and beat Obama in the fall.


15 posted on 03/02/2012 7:11:55 PM PST by Kenny
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To: Kellis91789

You know Newt is certainly not without his warts yet I don’t see anyone trumpeting his flaws or mistakes. Nor do I see anyone on this board branding him a liberal for global warming or the individual mandate or constantly spinning Freddie Mac & Fannie Mae.

Yet you feel driven to insult Santorum and brand him according to your opinions. Not helpful to the process. We have got to get behind our guys and beat Obama in the fall.


16 posted on 03/02/2012 7:12:04 PM PST by Kenny
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To: VikingMom; NavyCanDo
Look at the Conservatives that are supporting Newt and Santorum then weigh their strengths and their accomplishments and make your best judgment.
17 posted on 03/02/2012 7:22:53 PM PST by Bailee (Vote Newt the Pitt bull we need. Energy Independence and we bow to NO foreign dictator.)
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To: Mariner

Either way, no credence should be given.

Mariner,
I think you are great, but come on. According to you the only states that have credence are SC and Georgia. That is just plain ridiculous. Seriously, Newt is going to have to win more than Georgia on Tuesday to stay in the race. He needs to win at least 4. If he does not he needs to get out. I say the same for Santorum. However, Santorum has four states locked up. Newt has ONE.


18 posted on 03/02/2012 7:23:36 PM PST by napscoordinator (A moral principled Christian with character is the frontrunner! Congrats Santorum!)
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To: NavyCanDo

I’m on my knees begging you to vote for Newt because he is the only man in the running now who has the experience, intelligence, and political skill to beat Obama and to get a handle on the things that are bringing this country down. He has a plan already in place to go on the first day. I have not heard any plan from the other two. It’s nice to be against this or that policy, but what are they going to do about it? Neither has the skill to defeat the machine. Newt has done it before. He must win or the country goes down. I’m old enough to know how things go.


19 posted on 03/02/2012 7:24:19 PM PST by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: VikingMom

Please vote for Newt. We must get him enough delegates to keep him in the game until Texas.


20 posted on 03/02/2012 7:26:07 PM PST by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: Kenny

Still parroting the lies about Newt. Please do some homework on what he has done since leaving Congress.


21 posted on 03/02/2012 7:32:09 PM PST by WVNan ("Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy." - Winston)
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To: BCrago66

Okay, Rick is the only one who can defeat Romney out in Washington. Rick needs to win there to also defeat Romney in Ohio as well. Vote in a particular state whoever has got the best chance to beat Romney. In Georgia it’s probably Newt, in Virginia it’s Ron Paul. Ohio and Tennessee it’s Santorum. That’s the deal, we have to beat the left wingers in both parties of which Romney is one.


22 posted on 03/02/2012 7:35:00 PM PST by Steelers6
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To: BCrago66

Okay, Rick is the only one who can defeat Romney out in Washington. Rick needs to win there to also defeat Romney in Ohio as well. Vote in a particular state whoever has got the best chance to beat Romney. In Georgia it’s probably Newt, in Virginia it’s Ron Paul. Ohio and Tennessee it’s Santorum. That’s the deal, we have to beat the left wingers in both parties of which Romney is one.


23 posted on 03/02/2012 7:35:13 PM PST by Steelers6
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To: BCrago66

Okay, Rick is the only one who can defeat Romney out in Washington. Rick needs to win there to also defeat Romney in Ohio as well. Vote in a particular state whoever has got the best chance to beat Romney. In Georgia it’s probably Newt, in Virginia it’s Ron Paul. Ohio and Tennessee it’s Santorum. That’s the deal, we have to beat the left wingers in both parties of which Romney is one.


24 posted on 03/02/2012 7:35:21 PM PST by Steelers6
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To: BCrago66

Okay, Rick is the only one who can defeat Romney out in Washington. Rick needs to win there to also defeat Romney in Ohio as well. Vote in a particular state whoever has got the best chance to beat Romney. In Georgia it’s probably Newt, in Virginia it’s Ron Paul. Ohio and Tennessee it’s Santorum. That’s the deal, we have to beat the left wingers in both parties of which Romney is one.


25 posted on 03/02/2012 7:35:31 PM PST by Steelers6
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To: BCrago66

Okay, Rick is the only one who can defeat Romney out in Washington. Rick needs to win there to also defeat Romney in Ohio as well. Vote in a particular state whoever has got the best chance to beat Romney. In Georgia it’s probably Newt, in Virginia it’s Ron Paul. Ohio and Tennessee it’s Santorum. That’s the deal, we have to beat the left wingers in both parties of which Romney is one.


26 posted on 03/02/2012 7:35:43 PM PST by Steelers6
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To: napscoordinator
"According to you the only states that have credence are SC and Georgia."

Oh, not true. I give credence to EVERY state that has a close GOP primary of the general GOP electorate. Extra points if committed delegates are at stake.

In all cases.

I may not like the results, but I respect them.

And I give credit where credit is due.

For instance, no matter how much I loathe Romney I have to give him credit for his comeback in FLA. Or Rick Santorum's win in Michigan and his ability to get 91% of the 9% of democrats to vote for him there.

Both achievements deserve credit.

And I'm Gingrich all the way.

27 posted on 03/02/2012 7:36:58 PM PST by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: Steelers6

Don’t know why it duplicated the response so many times.


28 posted on 03/02/2012 7:38:35 PM PST by Steelers6
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To: NavyCanDo
Here's one reason Michigan Primary Results 2012: Rick Santorum Proud of His Impact in Tight Race .

Once you get through the thank you's, it highlights his ideas on energy policy/regulations...continues with his views on freedom and what this election is all about. I found it quite interesting/informative.
29 posted on 03/02/2012 7:55:30 PM PST by Girlene (RIP, Andrew, You're no longer under fire.)
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To: Gator113

Gingrich is polling a distant 4th place in Washington, so voting for him in the Washington caucuses is unlikely to get him any delegates, or stop Romney in any way.

On the other hand, maybe the polls are all wrong, and if the 20 people supporting Gingrich in Washington all show up at the same caucus, he might actually win. :-)

Seriously, people should just vote for whoever they want, and stop telling people to drop out or vote for other candidates.


30 posted on 03/02/2012 7:57:02 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: NavyCanDo; VikingMom
Reasons to vote for Santorum: 1) Solid Conservative: Despite what Romney, Paul, and to a lesser extent, Gingrich have said, Santorum is a solid fiscal,as well as social conservative. He received 7 A's, 3 B+, and 2 B's from the National Taxpayers Union and contrary to the lies posted FR and elsewhere, Big Labor was No Friend of his. 2) Great Reform Ideas: Santorum has a plan to cut the deficit $5 trillion in the first five years. He has a plan to revitalize our nation's manufacturing sector. He has been a long time advocate of social security reform. He has produced cutting the corporate income tax for everyone to 17.5% and cutting the tax on manufacturing to 0%. These ideas will revitalize a manufacturing sector desperately in need and restore American opportunity. 3) Courage: We have many issues that have to be fixed; Now. Both Gingrich and Romney have proposed that changes to entitlement plans be put off 10 years. Santorum is willing to start NOW because they're going bankrupt NOW. Fundamentally, we need to address the problem NOW, but there's nothing most politicians would rather do than put off politically hard decisions until after they're out of office. Santorum is ready to take this on NOW. I know will lead this fight because he's shown a record of sticking to his guns. On the issue of Partial Birth Abortion, he was like William Wilberforce, fighting year after year on the floor of the U.S. Senate against folks like Barbara Boxer and Hillary Clinton year in and year out. The same thing is true on Social Security. With the 2nd Highest Per Capita Senior population in the country, it'd be easy to shut about it, and it would have made his life easier, but he pushed for it despite the risk. When he dedicates himself to an idea, to a goal, he is courageous and relentless. He never gives up, he never faints. It's for this reason, I think he should be the next President.
31 posted on 03/02/2012 8:53:40 PM PST by Keyes2000mt (Conservative Podcast: The Truth and Hope (http://www.truthandhope.2truth.com))
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To: BCrago66; Steelers6
I think the title of his Vanity and the one sentence he has in the body pretty well says what needs to be said. "Hey, Rick Santorum needs momentum going into Super Tuesday. Vote for him in the Caucuses in Washington State tomorrow."

Apparently you're not a Santorum supporter. I base that on your snide remark: "You should at least spend a couple of paragraphs constructing an argument, if you can. What in the hell would you like? A 500 line Thesis? Lighten up Dr. Bucket-mouth. GEESH!!!
32 posted on 03/02/2012 9:01:17 PM PST by no dems (No RINO-Rom, no Kook-Daddy and no "out of touch" Rev. Rick........Gingrich.... YES!!!)
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To: Gator113

YOU GO GATOR!!!


33 posted on 03/02/2012 9:09:48 PM PST by no dems (No RINO-Rom, no Kook-Daddy and no "out of touch" Rev. Rick........Gingrich.... YES!!!)
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To: NavyCanDo

You need to be selling me on why I and others should pick Santorum and not assume we are going there to vote for him.
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It’s the eve of your State Caucus. You still need to be “sold” on a candidate? Wow, that really reinforces my hope for an informed electorate this year.


34 posted on 03/02/2012 9:14:11 PM PST by no dems (No RINO-Rom, no Kook-Daddy and no "out of touch" Rev. Rick........Gingrich.... YES!!!)
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To: VikingMom

I will be going tomorrow and really trying to evaluate the candidates before I cast a vote.
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Nothing like waiting until the last minute.


35 posted on 03/02/2012 9:16:12 PM PST by no dems (No RINO-Rom, no Kook-Daddy and no "out of touch" Rev. Rick........Gingrich.... YES!!!)
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To: Steelers6; All
Since Newt, nor Rick, will be on the ballot in Virginia, I'm wondering why there have been no Posts on here encouraging Newt's and Rick's supporters in Virginia to vote for Ron Paul on Tuesday. Kook-daddy will not get the nomination anyhow, and that would slow RINO-Rom's momentum and be a dreadful loss for him. Are there not enough anti-Romney votes to stop RINO-Rom when he has just one opponent?

Maybe it's time for the anti-Romney vote to put up or shut up. If not, then let's just go ahead and coronate RINO-Rom now. Kook-Daddy came in Third in VA in '08, so this is doable. But, then, many Conservatives are so divisive and mean-spirited they couldn't unite to stop a toddler from running out into highway traffic. I mean just look at the divisiveness of this Thread we're on now. Hell, we deserve what we get.
36 posted on 03/02/2012 9:27:06 PM PST by no dems (No RINO-Rom, no Kook-Daddy and no "out of touch" Rev. Rick........Gingrich.... YES!!!)
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To: Steelers6

To date I’ve refrained from expressing a strong interest pro/con in any of the candidates. You may find this event surrounding Santorum of interest. If you are a Steelers fan from PA you may even remember.

Santorum was my Senator and I strongly supported him in the beginning but not into his second term. I thought he spent most of his efforts looking after Rick and K street, and not constituents in PA.

He was never strong in opposing illegal immigration and in fact just the opposite. One of his policies along this line that aggravated me was when he arranged for thousands of Muslims to come and live in PA in 2004.

Our local paper stated that Santorum and Bush were supporting a special immigration deal whereby thousands of Russian Muslims were encouraged to come to PA and other places in the USA to be resettled on the taxpayer dime. As an concerned constituent I emailed Santorum on 8-4-2004 asking for the rationale and specifics, and I never received a reply.

To add some credibility to this story I attempted to find the original references about this deal but didn’t succeed because the original link as referenced in my email was dead. But I did search and find this and other FreeRepub links from 2004. If this is an issue then consider it. If it isn’t then disregard.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1178050/posts


37 posted on 03/02/2012 10:12:50 PM PST by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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To: no dems

I totally agree, all Virginia Conservatives should vote Ron Paul on Tuesday.


38 posted on 03/02/2012 10:32:49 PM PST by Steelers6
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To: no dems

I have to agree with you about Ron Paul in Virginia. If I lived in Virginia, I’d be voting for Ron Paul, as the only candidate running against Romney.

I actually hate Ron Paul. But Ron Paul has no chance of getting the nomination. You can’t say that about Romney.

I would love to hear from Virginia conservatives on this. Just why the hell aren’t you voting for Ron Paul? Why aren’t you doing what you can to stop Romney in your state?

What exactly are your plans? Not vote in the primary at all? To vote for Romney? To do some kind of throw-away write-in vote? What, exactly? I’m asking you, Virginia conservatives.

I just don’t get it. How can the anti-Romney vote not coalesce around Ron Paul in Virginia? It’s maddening. It’s depressing. And I’m afraid it shows just how poorly organized we conservatives are... and how hopeless our cause therefore is. If Virginia conservatives can’t see the obvious anti-Romney play that they could so easily make, then the conservative movement as a whole is in big, big trouble in this country.


39 posted on 03/02/2012 11:51:08 PM PST by samtheman
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To: Gator113

I like Newt better than I like Santorum. For that matter, I would prefer Rick Perry to both Gingrich and Santorum. But Perry is out. And Gingrich is pretty much out. That leaves Santorum. Unless you happen to like Romney.

Conservatives need to unite behind the most electable conservative alternative. Right now, that means Santorum.

Sure Newt is going to win Georgia. But that’s the end of it. He’s not going to win much else.

If we want to stop Romney we have to unite behind Santorum, except in Georgia (cede that to Newt) and except in Virginia (where we should be uniting behind Ron Paul to stop Romney).

Do we want to stop Romney or not?


40 posted on 03/02/2012 11:55:25 PM PST by samtheman
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To: Kenny

You blatantly and illogically posted that we wouldn’t have a chance to vote for Newt if we stopped Rick now. Rick had his shot and lost MI and AZ when his support was at its peak. If Newt doesn’t do well on Tuesday, he will be more hurt than Rick, because he needs a comeback more. So even leaving out the issue of Rick’s competence to actually be POTUS, your logic is entirely self-centered. A win for Newt is better for stopping Romney at this point than a win for Rick would be. This election is about the economy and Rick is a social issues candidate. The longer he sticks around, the more the general electorate will think the GOP is not serious about the economy.

The media is trying to marginalize Newt because they know he is the most qualified and articulate conservative in the race. They don’t fear Romney because he may as well be a Dim. They don’t fear Rick because he constantly puts his foot in his mouth. You can measure your generals by how much your enemy fears them, and the MSM marginalization tells you Newt is who we need to face Zero in the fall.


41 posted on 03/03/2012 1:50:40 AM PST by Kellis91789 (The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill the world with fools.)
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To: Steelers6

Color me completely ignorant.

A caucus in Washington state?

Where?

In 2008 we voted in the GOP primary by mail-in ballot.

I’ve actually been wondering when I would get mine.


42 posted on 03/03/2012 3:18:06 AM PST by zeestephen
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To: samtheman

Hopefully, there are enough Gingrich and Santorum people out there who think like us and will vote for Ron Paul in VA on Tues. We’ve got to stop Romney, or at least slow him down, and keep this thing going until Texas has it’s Primary May 29th. I don’t understand why this hasn’t even been discussed on here as of yet. But, like you said, it shows how poorly organized we Conservatives are.


43 posted on 03/03/2012 4:58:11 AM PST by no dems (No RINO-Rom, no Kook-Daddy and no "out of touch" Rev. Rick........Gingrich.... YES!!!)
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To: Kellis91789; All

Rick had his shot and lost MI and AZ when his support was at its peak.
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AND..... He had a double digit lead on RINO-Rom in Oklahoma and now that has evaporated. Rick needs to learn when to shut up and quit shooting himself in the foot with some of his dumb ass answers to questions and statements. Every time he opens his mouth and begins to speak, I cringe not knowing what stupid, juvenile, out-of-touch with the real world crap is going to come out of his mouth. If Santorum is the nominee, Obozo will win 35 States.

GO NEWT!!!


44 posted on 03/03/2012 5:06:32 AM PST by no dems (No RINO-Rom, no Kook-Daddy and no "out of touch" Rev. Rick........Gingrich.... YES!!!)
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To: VikingMom

I agree with you. I’ve been a Newt supporter for some time and plan to caucus for him today, unless someone can convince me to go with Rick (it will take quite a bit of convincing).


45 posted on 03/03/2012 5:37:41 AM PST by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: zeestephen

I went to the caucus in WA State in 2008. Caucus locations open at 10 a.m. info here: http://wsrpcaucus.tumblr.com/

Info also available at the WA State Republican Party website: http://www.wsrp.org/


46 posted on 03/03/2012 5:45:30 AM PST by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: zeestephen

Additional info on the primary & Caucus (from the FAQs on the caucus website I included in the post above):

What is the difference between a caucus and a primary? Why aren’t we having a primary this year?
A primary election is when people get to vote, in our state via absentee ballots, to select who their nominee will be. In Washington State we have used both a primary and a caucus in the past to allocate our delegates to the national convention. This year, the Secretary of State and the State Legislature decided to cancel the primary due to budgetary considerations. Instead of simply filling out a ballot as in a primary, in a caucus, members of local communities meet and elect delegates to the County Convention, at the county convention those delegates will select delegates to the State Convention who will select our State’s 40 delegates to the national convention.


47 posted on 03/03/2012 5:48:26 AM PST by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: Kenny

While it might provide a bit of momentum, what’s announced today is the results of a straw poll and is non-binding:

9.Is my vote going to be made public?
There are two parts to the caucus. When you sign in, you will be asked to state your presidential preference - this will be considered your vote for the presidential straw poll. This vote will be a public vote in your caucus but it will not be made available to the general public. Then at the caucus you will undertake the important business of electing delegates. This is your vote that actually counts. The Straw poll is just a snapshot of who caucus attendees support, but the ultimate determiner of which candidates wins Washington’s delegates will be the delegates elected at the precincts caucuses.

10.What happens after the caucus? How do I know if my candidate has won?
After the caucus, delegates will show up at their county caucuses, where they will elect delegates to the State Convention, finally at the State Convention they will elect delegates to the national convention. The ultimate “winner” of Washington’s delegates will not be determined until the State Convention on May 30th- June2nd. However, the straw poll results will be distributed to the press the day of the March 3rd caucuses. So you will be able to see then who most Washingtonians voted for. These early results are non-binding.
http://wsrpcaucus.tumblr.com/faq


48 posted on 03/03/2012 5:55:12 AM PST by Seattle Conservative (God Bless and protect our troops)
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To: Seattle Conservative

it took til post #48 for someone to point out that at a caucus, you vote for delegates from among those attending. So y’all go to a caucus to participate actively, not to vote for PREz candidates.

Of course, they are holding a straw poll also at the caucus. But the straw poll is a side activity ... it really has nothing to do with the caucus.

These Freepers need to grow a brain. I am really done with talkin’ to ignoramuses. ZOT me please.


49 posted on 03/03/2012 6:12:40 AM PST by campaignPete R-CT (and I am going to VT and western MA to campaign against MITT.)
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To: Bailee

I am a Conservative, have been on this forum for 12 years and have been helpful I believe. And while I don’t have negative stuff today to offload on Gingrich here, I am standing in support of SANTORUM. And wish him victory in Washington State today. Thank you all.


50 posted on 03/03/2012 8:06:57 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (OVERLOAD!! PLEASE no more FREEPMAIL to me until I can organize that box! Thanks...)
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