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Santorum Wins Tennessee (FOX News projection)
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Posted on 03/06/2012 5:41:43 PM PST by Lazlo in PA

Santorum wins TN.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: freeperheadsexplode; santorum; tennessee; vanity

1 posted on 03/06/2012 5:41:46 PM PST by Lazlo in PA
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To: Lazlo in PA

That’s 2

Oklahoma and Tennessee


2 posted on 03/06/2012 5:42:52 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: 21twelve; Absolutely Nobama; AFPhys; afraidfortherepublic; AmericanInTokyo; ...
Santorum for President Ping List.

FReepmail “Antoninus” to be added or removed.

3 posted on 03/06/2012 5:43:35 PM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Good. If he wins Ohio Romney can be derailed.


4 posted on 03/06/2012 5:43:35 PM PST by jwalsh07
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To: Lazlo in PA

Santorum?? Polls closed on 46 minutes ago.


5 posted on 03/06/2012 5:45:12 PM PST by TennesseeGirl
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To: Lazlo in PA

Face it. Both Romney and Santorum will get creamed by Obama. Gingrich and Paul are the only ones with ideas to counter Obama. Yet we get will get stuck with Obamacare Romney and BigLabor Santorum.

We continue our fast train to radial Marxism and no freedom with Barry X.


6 posted on 03/06/2012 5:45:19 PM PST by whitedog57
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To: Lazlo in PA

Great I’m for Newt but as long as Romney loses I’m a happy camper..


7 posted on 03/06/2012 5:45:37 PM PST by montanajoe
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To: Lazlo in PA

It’s all about Ohio.


8 posted on 03/06/2012 5:45:45 PM PST by what's up
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To: Lazlo in PA

Oh, I hope so. Sometimes their projections turn out wrong, but it looks like he has a good lead as of now. Go Rick!


9 posted on 03/06/2012 5:45:45 PM PST by Pinkbell (Knock Romney Out - Vote for Santorum in Ohio/Oklahoma/Tennessee and Vote for Gingrich In Georgia)
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To: cripplecreek

If he wins OH Romney can be stopped. Matt Drudge will be so disappointed.


10 posted on 03/06/2012 5:45:57 PM PST by outofstyle (Down All the Days)
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To: cripplecreek; Lazlo in PA; American Constitutionalist; CainConservative; Elvina; napscoordinator; ..

Great double for Santorum. Hope he wins OH and make it yet another trifecta.

Despite winning GA, a “third-comeback” for Gingrich is highly unlikely. You cannot have a “southern strategy” by just winning your home state. Gingrich divided the conservative vote and helped Romney win a squeaker in what was a do-or-die state for him, and may have cost Santorum (who won IA and the trifecta and now has won OK and TN) a narrow loss in OH.

In short, Gingrich has been a major spoiler enabling Romney to capture the nomination. Gingrich is a good man, he needs to bow out in dignity and do so immediately. This is the reality that many don’t want to or refuse to face.


11 posted on 03/06/2012 5:48:05 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: outofstyle

The split vote could cost him unfortunately.


12 posted on 03/06/2012 5:48:10 PM PST by Pinkbell (Knock Romney Out - Vote for Santorum in Ohio/Oklahoma/Tennessee and Vote for Gingrich In Georgia)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Santorum appears on the primary ballot, but he does not have any delegates in Tennessee. He can win the popular vote, but he has no delegates.


13 posted on 03/06/2012 5:48:29 PM PST by TennesseeGirl
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To: Lazlo in PA

i had a dream that that Newt was prez and Rick was vp. and then I woke up.


14 posted on 03/06/2012 5:48:46 PM PST by 7beuties
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To: Lazlo in PA
Nice. Good news. It was expected, but I am glad RICK SANTORUM is on a roll tonight as the best-placed anti-Romney candidate nationwide. On to more southern states. Good FOX NEWS live of Santorum rally right now it seems. Good points being raised. Ohio is close. Might as well pray, prayer can be post-facto, retroactive. Imagine that, being spent 12 to 1 by ROMNEY in Ohio, and still giving that RINO a fight! GO. EAGLES UP!!!
15 posted on 03/06/2012 5:48:55 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Imagine the rationalizations on FR to vote for MITT if he wins the nomination. I think I'd throw up)
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To: whitedog57
Face it. Both Romney and Santorum will get creamed by Obama.

What would we do without the 'glass is half full' types like you?

16 posted on 03/06/2012 5:49:21 PM PST by Kenny
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To: outofstyle
November - Stop Obama

Now - Stop the media from picking our candidate to stop Obama.

Because the media doesn't want us to stop Obama.

17 posted on 03/06/2012 5:50:06 PM PST by Never on my watch (I'd rather light a candle than curse the flatulence.)
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To: Steelfish

Any southern strategy went out the winder with Romney’s Florida win.


18 posted on 03/06/2012 5:50:30 PM PST by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Steelfish
Gingrich is a good man, he needs to bow out in dignity and do so immediately.

I'm starting to wonder what his goals are in this thing. The dream of political power becomes everything at some point, very hard to let go.

19 posted on 03/06/2012 5:53:45 PM PST by Kenny
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To: Kenny

I think any of our candidates could beat Obama. People may be too “skeert” to walk around an speak out against Obama, but they will go to the polls to rid themselves of the scourge of Obama.

Obama may have lied his way in, but it is going to be much harder to lie his way to a second term.


20 posted on 03/06/2012 5:55:02 PM PST by dforest
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To: whitedog57

The only persons who’d get creamed by Obama are Romney and Gingrich. Gingrich trails Obama by 15 points whereas Santorum is behind by just two points in USA-Gallup.

Gingrich bemoans negative ads, calls Romney’s ads lies, and yet becomes the spoiler by dividing the conservative vote and handing Romney two major and decisive wins in MI and possibly in OK. Gingrich’s negatives are sky-high and is running third or dead last in the other contests.


21 posted on 03/06/2012 5:55:28 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: TennesseeGirl
Santorum?? Polls closed on 46 minutes ago

East of Crossville yes at 8:00pm EST. West of Crossville still open I think till 8:00 PM CST. I live north of Knoxville. The only yard signs I've seen were for Santorum and just a couple for Paul. Glad to see Gov Haslam's political machine didn't influence this one. Haslam endorsed Romney.

22 posted on 03/06/2012 5:56:24 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: cripplecreek

“Permanent moon-based colonies within eight years” and pie-in-the-sky $2.50 gas/gallon regardless of world energy markets is neither a credible nor a winning formula. Santorum connects with the rust-belt states and can haul in the critical Reagan Democrats.


23 posted on 03/06/2012 5:59:24 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: Kenny

Napoleanic complex- illusions of grandeur.


24 posted on 03/06/2012 6:00:32 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: cripplecreek

I just now saw that he and Mittens are TIED in Ohio. They’ll have to do some fast cheating of vote counting to make sure MR wins that state, right? Would LOVE to see Santorum defeat him there.


25 posted on 03/06/2012 6:01:42 PM PST by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: llandres

http://elections.msnbc.msn.com/ns/politics/2012/ohio/republican/primary/?ocid=ansmsnbc11#.T1bBylHA421


26 posted on 03/06/2012 6:04:36 PM PST by skeeter
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To: cripplecreek

Florida is different than the rest of the South. We have a ton of Northeast transplants, and many members of the Free Shit Army.


27 posted on 03/06/2012 6:06:16 PM PST by EEGator
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To: llandres
25% Santorums pulling a little farther ahead. About 39% to 36% now.

Hope it holds.

28 posted on 03/06/2012 6:14:57 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Steelfish

I disagree. Both Gingrich and Santorum have been trying to keep a moderate from getting the nomination, thwarting him and tying him up where possible.

It is Paul who has been the spoiler.


29 posted on 03/06/2012 6:15:09 PM PST by cotton1706
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To: skeeter; can_conservative; American Constitutionalist; Elvina; napscoordinator

Working Women. This is a key demographic that Romney leads Santorum followed by a deficit of 11 points, and Gingrich is well way behind by 31 points and is one major reason why Gingrich can neither win the nomination nor the presidency.

Gingrich was the big spoiler in MI where Santorum lost by just three points. Besides the notion of “permanent moon-based colonies” and pie-in-the-sky $2.50 gas/gallon regardless of world energy markets or geopolitical conditions is simply risible and won’t play well with voters. Note, that Gingrich couldn’t even get the 50% threshold in home-state GA.

If Santorum loses OH, we can attribute this to a divided conservative vote. The big city areas in OH have not yet been counted. Karl Rove thinks that when these county results come in, Romney will have won OH. He (unfortunately) may just be right.

Working women:
Category Gingrich Paul Romney Santorum % Total
Working women 13 9 44 33 21
All others 14 10 36 39 79


30 posted on 03/06/2012 6:17:47 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: TennesseeGirl

“Santorum appears on the primary ballot, but he does not have any delegates in Tennessee. He can win the popular vote, but he has no delegates.”

OK. Tell me more. How are delegates selected in TN? Do you know who does have delegates in TN? Surely TN’s delegates will go to Tampa commited to vote for SOMEBODY on at least the first ballot? Who will they vote for? Noene of them will vote for Santorum on the first ballot even though a majority of TN voters expressed preference for Santorum?


31 posted on 03/06/2012 6:22:20 PM PST by ngat
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To: Steelfish

Newt wins GA... and??

Does he even make a close 2nd in any state??


32 posted on 03/06/2012 6:28:19 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Kenny

Santorum should offer Newt Secretary of State


33 posted on 03/06/2012 6:31:13 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Steelfish
In short, Gingrich has been a major spoiler enabling Romney to capture the nomination. Gingrich is a good man, he needs to bow out in dignity and do so immediately. This is the reality that many don’t want to or refuse to face.

He did step aside in Michigan, but Santorum couldn't close the deal. Unfortunately, Mitt's money and the combined MSM and conservative media is too much for either of these guys to get around. It stinks to high heaven, but after Florida and then Michigan, Romney wins by overwhelming force.

34 posted on 03/06/2012 6:32:04 PM PST by ilgipper (Everything you get from the government was taken from someone else)
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To: GeronL
I pray that whoever the President is that he uses the great talents in the GOP, Newt, Sarah, Rick Perry, Rick Santorum, Cain, Bachman, and more. These are people who can make America great again.
35 posted on 03/06/2012 6:34:40 PM PST by Kenny
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To: ngat

Sounds like the fix is definitely in, doesn’t it?


36 posted on 03/06/2012 6:35:03 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: ngat

http://www.tennessean.com/article/20120301/NEWS02/303010052/TN-delegate-rules-shape-Super-Tuesday-strategies


37 posted on 03/06/2012 6:37:10 PM PST by mylife
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To: TennesseeGirl

That makes no difference, it would only mean something if there was a floor fight and that is not going to happen.


38 posted on 03/06/2012 6:37:18 PM PST by org.whodat
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To: Kenny

Romney won’t. Romney is a liberal.

He’ll probably spend time in every speech talking about good a guy Barack Obama is.


39 posted on 03/06/2012 6:38:13 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: GeronL; American Constitutionalist; skeeter; CainConservative; AmericanInTokyo; napscoordinator; ...

You are so correct. Romney needs to thank Gingrich more than anyone or anything else if he clinches the nomination. He could have been finished off in MI but Gingrich pulled a paltry 7% in MI and tipped this over to Romney. Unfortunately, the same may occur in OH where Gingrich is pulling a small 15% in a close race that is currently with a 3 point-4 point spread.

Gingrich is guided by sheer Napoleonic oversize ego and isn’t willing to see the writing on the wall. He loses the female vote by a humongous margin and trails working women by 31 points against Romney.


40 posted on 03/06/2012 6:48:57 PM PST by Steelfish (ui)
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To: cotton1706

“It is Paul who has been the spoiler.”

Most definitely - and he’s doing it on purpose, both for his own amusement AND to help his good friend Mittens which shows what a hypocrite he is. It’s all a game to him - he’s having laughs at our country’s expense.

And he has no shame about that OR the brainwashed, nasty fanatics who hang on “Dr. Paul’s” every word.


41 posted on 03/06/2012 6:53:15 PM PST by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: Lazlo in PA

If newts expected win in GA is breaking news...then this should be as well.


42 posted on 03/06/2012 6:57:55 PM PST by icwhatudo
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To: Steelfish
Romney needs to thank Gingrich more than anyone or anything else if he clinches the nomination

Romney ain't gonna clinch anything. I predict the party will realize they are backing a dud and quietly withdraw their support.

Question is, will they back one of the other two or try to shove Jeb at us?

43 posted on 03/06/2012 7:01:41 PM PST by skeeter
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To: Steelfish

No worries. Newt is smart and great in strategy. You’ll see that he planned all of this, and before you know it he has his third surge and capture the nomination.


44 posted on 03/06/2012 7:06:50 PM PST by paudio (Newt pissed on conservative principles, but we need him to beat 0bama so we look the other way...)
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To: ngat

Rick Santorum, the leader in most recent Tennessee polls, has no delegate candidates on the ballot. Assuming he wins delegates in the voting, however, the state party will appoint delegates to represent him after consulting with the campaign and gaining Santorum’s approval of the delegates.

http://blogs.knoxnews.com/humphrey/2012/03/on-the-delegate-selection-proc.html


45 posted on 03/06/2012 7:52:04 PM PST by CrappieLuck
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To: Lazlo in PA

What an exciting evening!


46 posted on 03/06/2012 8:32:48 PM PST by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: Steelfish

” Gingrich is a good man, he needs to bow out in dignity and do so immediately. This is the reality that many don’t want to or refuse to face.”

Agree, Steelfish.


47 posted on 03/06/2012 8:41:38 PM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: GeronL

“Santorum should offer Newt Secretary of State”

or Secretary of Education.


48 posted on 03/06/2012 8:43:45 PM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: Mountain Mary

Just because he was an early proponent of federalizing schools is a good reason NOT to give him that department which should be abolished.


49 posted on 03/06/2012 8:45:52 PM PST by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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