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RICK SANTORUM IS SUSPENDING RACE FOR PRESIDENT.
Fox New Radio | 4-10-12 | FOX NEW Radio

Posted on 04/10/2012 11:10:44 AM PDT by Spunky

I just heard on Fox News that Rick Santorum is suspending his race for President. He will be giving a news conference


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To: traditional1
If you can't do a write-in on the Mail-In Ballots, go to the poll and vote in person."

We don't have a poll to go to. A few years back it was determined by our Secretary of State, Sam Reed, that we can do ALL Mail IN BALLOTS. I miss going to the polls. Plus this year our Governor GAGrior said we would not have a preliminary as she bankrupted us so the state couldn't afford Primaries.. We had to have a Caucus. Most people didn't understand how a caucus works.

151 posted on 04/10/2012 3:00:27 PM PDT by Spunky
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To: Spunky

Sounds like the State will be Democrat for a LONG time, with no polling places, mail-in fraud being one of the biggest ways to steal elections. Voter Photo ID would go a LONG way in your state, to get it back into the hands of The People, and out of the hands of The Unions, and The Progressives.


152 posted on 04/10/2012 3:13:23 PM PDT by traditional1 (Don't gotsta worry 'bout no mo'gage, don't gotsta worry 'bout no gas; Obama gonna take care o' me!)
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To: RinaseaofDs

I hope you weren’t directing your rant to me personally. I am a Gingrich supporter.


153 posted on 04/10/2012 3:19:59 PM PDT by Spunky
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To: HamiltonJay
He served his purpose to stop gingrich and ensure Romney.

Yep. He still has to pay the piper for his lies about Newt. And the damage to our country that has occurred because of it. I wouldn't want to be in his shoes/family. What you sow you reap - he should know that but his glory was more important than the Glory of God. Mitt's cult allows him to lie, he has no moral worth at all.

154 posted on 04/10/2012 3:22:45 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: traditional1
to get it back into the hands of The People, and out of the hands of The Unions, and The Progressives.

That is a platform of Newt's - WeThePeople/Constitution!

156 posted on 04/10/2012 3:25:29 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: traditional1

Yes, Montana and Idaho seem like a couple of good options. I like both states.

I live in rural county, in the sticks, on a mountain and about 3 1/2 hours from any large city. Here, they would not like the reception they would receive.

Good luck....


157 posted on 04/10/2012 3:27:07 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: Brown Deer

Was hoping he’d stick it out through a Pennsylvannia win and string of victories in the south, just to show the GOP establishment that the real conservatives in the party aren’t buying what they’re selling.


158 posted on 04/10/2012 3:28:55 PM PDT by littleharbour
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To: RinaseaofDs
I wouldn’t be surprised to find out there was a deal cut.

No doubt about it with the one who 'does it for the team'/GOP E.

159 posted on 04/10/2012 3:31:50 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: HamiltonJay

I didn’t like Santorum (I thought he was a self-serving hypocrite) but I doubt that he would have been the candidate anyway. He got the votes of the social conservatives after he emerged as the Elmer Gantry...er, I mean, godly man...for that group. But he was as big government and opportunistic as either Romney or Obama, and a simple look at his past which the good people of PA knew abundantly will prove that.

However, the Southern/Midwestern socons voted for Huckabee in the last election’s primaries, and they kept Santorum going by voting for him in this one. But as a group they have never elected anybody in their lives, with the possible exception of Carter. I remember when all the churches in my area - I was living in Ohio at that time - were praising the Lord for the election of this “godly” man. That lasted about six months because he was so inept.

Social conservatism is essential, but it’s got to be coupled with knowledge of other spheres (economics, international politics, the law and the Constitution) in order to produce a credible candidate with any extension beyond your local congregation.

Maybe now that Santorum is gone, Gingrich (the only true fiscal, legal and social conservative) will be able to take on Romney and Obama. The press has been ignoring him because he makes a good impression when people see him, but I don’t think they’ll be able to do that now.

Who are they going to focus on, Ron Paul???


160 posted on 04/10/2012 4:07:57 PM PDT by livius
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To: traditional1
You can vote for the GOP-e picks, as they count on you drones who can't vote your conscience. So long as you vote (R), you don't care what asshole liberal the GOP-e shoves up your a$$. Sorry....I ain't votin' for Obama, but I ain't votin' for his "half-brother-type", either.

Bravo! I feel your passion. The sooner most Conservatives stop voting for the GOP-e Statist, the sooner they will stop trying to run in the GOP. Never again will I vote for a RINO.

Rove, Mitt, the GOP-e are sitting in back rooms, laughing and probably saying, "look at these redneck Conservatives, where else will they go? Ah, these Conservatives are so easily fooled and herded to do our bidding." ,

I pray Mitt gets politically slaughtered, along with the GOP-e.

161 posted on 04/10/2012 4:10:44 PM PDT by sand88 (Nothing on this Earth would get me to vote for Mitt.)
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To: HectorOne

Gee, what a great strategy THAT is (”not voting for the Rino”).

Hope you enjoy the next four years of Bambi.

Now, can the rest of us PLEASE get to the business of electing a REPUBLICAN (RINO or not?)and pulling the country back from the brink?

Thanks.


162 posted on 04/10/2012 4:12:38 PM PDT by jstolzen (All it takes for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing - Edmund Burke)
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To: RinaseaofDs

What you said about Santorum. Well put.


163 posted on 04/10/2012 4:22:30 PM PDT by FastCoyote (I am intolerant of the intolerable.)
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To: livius
The press has been ignoring him because he makes a good impression when people see him, but I don’t think they’ll be able to do that now.

The press has been ignoring him because he's won a total of two states.

Good grief.

164 posted on 04/10/2012 4:39:15 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Spunky

Nope. I just dove into the thread and said what needed to be said about Santorum.

Crass political punk posing as a patriot.


165 posted on 04/10/2012 4:47:50 PM PDT by RinaseaofDs (Does beheading qualify as 'breaking my back', in the Jeffersonian sense of the expression?)
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To: RinaseaofDs

Funny. Now that you’ve had your BM I don’t feel any better.


166 posted on 04/10/2012 5:01:56 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Clock King

Yes, thanks. I did some Googling to verify our opinions;

By not officially terminating a campaign, a candidate can continue to raise money to retire debt. A candidate would not be allowed to “terminate” their campaign — in the technical sense with the FEC — unless they paid off their obligations and debts.

In general, candidates who suspend their campaigns get to keep any delegates they’ve won, while candidates who drop out have to forfeit certain delegates, usually statewide delegates.

One interesting aside: Santorum remains on the ballot in Pennsylvania and Delaware on April 24, so he’ll still get votes. But how many?

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/04/10/what-does-suspending-mean-2/

http://the20.nbcphiladelphia.com/post/20853662358/what-suspending-a-campaign-really-means-its?extpar=the20


167 posted on 04/10/2012 5:03:45 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: jstolzen

Couldn’t agree more. Santorum did the right thing for the country and now we must too.

We simply cannot allow four more years of Obamunism. It’s not possible for that to happen and save Our Republic.

We need to accept the choices and move forward.

The stakes are far too high for all of us and our nation’s future.

Get behind Romney or see this nation put asunder. You only have to sleep at the wheel when your freedoms are taken away once.

You won’t get them back.


168 posted on 04/10/2012 5:17:50 PM PDT by romanesq (For George Soros so loved the world, he gave us Obama)
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To: precisionshootist

“Suspending” his campaign has something to do with maintaining control over the delegates he’s won so far....or something on that order.


169 posted on 04/10/2012 5:35:10 PM PDT by Girlene
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To: romanesq
We need to accept the choices and move forward.

The stakes are far too high for all of us and our nation’s future.

Get behind Romney or see this nation put asunder. You only have to sleep at the wheel when your freedoms are taken away once.

Romney is not the guy to undo any of the damage that Obama and his administration have done. Romney can go to h377 - I'll write myself in and deal with Obama for another 4 years before I cast a vote for Romney.

Conservatives need to focus and be rabid when it comes to the House and Senate races. We need true Conservatives with cojones to call the administration to task. Vote out the RINOS.

Romney is not the guy - if anything he will further deteriorate the larger impression the undecideds have of Conservatism and the GOP. I can see the campaign ads now: "See, we told you how bad the Conservatives would screw things up" - we will all pay the price of his ignorance and liberal tendencies.

170 posted on 04/10/2012 5:58:05 PM PDT by RobertClark ("Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: Melas

Then sit on you butt and let bammie give you four more of no hope and zero change in your pocket.


171 posted on 04/10/2012 6:19:49 PM PDT by No Surrender No Retreat
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To: RinaseaofDs

Is there any way, at the convention, for Sarah to get the nomination? Could the rules bend for her?


172 posted on 04/10/2012 7:40:30 PM PDT by kimwim
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To: Lady Lucky

bookmark 4ever


173 posted on 04/10/2012 7:44:50 PM PDT by Lady Lucky (Romney, the pink slime of presidential politics.)
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To: Joe 6-pack
"Not sure why you think “suspended” is such a poor description when it has not in fact, been “ended” or “terminated”."

It's a poor description because its deliberately inaccurate. Santorum was running for president. That's what his "campaign" was about. He is no longer running which can only mean the campaign is over. Not closing out the campaign with the FEC to pay off bills or whatever is irrelevant.

174 posted on 04/10/2012 8:13:35 PM PDT by precisionshootist
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To: precisionshootist
"It's a poor description because its deliberately inaccurate. Santorum was running for president. That's what his "campaign" was about. He is no longer running which can only mean the campaign is over."

This afternoon, I'd not had the benefit of hearing Santorum's announcement, only news of what it said. You were crying about his choice of words and how they were somehow dishonest and misleading. Having now seen the text of his announcement, your complaints are all the ore absurd. Here's what he said

"We made a decision over the weekend that while the presidential race for us is over, and I will suspend my campaign effective today, we are not done fighting."

He said it's "over". What's not clear or up front about that?

175 posted on 04/10/2012 8:57:19 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: alstewartfan

“It’s a choice between a socialist and a Communist now. America had it within itself to make a positive change, but enough people chose the charlatan with the gold tooth. Our education system has produced dupes aplenty in both parties, and we as a people have strayed far from God and our founding. IDK, do we deserve better? I think not.”

Bob,

True and see how Romney is so much worse, BHO declares what he is but Romney hides. It’s sickening and so hard to ignore.
How is person suppose to vote for him? No. I am not losing
my soul for his “yes” to evil.

I offered the pain of yesterday to God. We know He’ll use our sufferings, big and small.

God bless you,


176 posted on 04/11/2012 12:10:59 AM PDT by stpio
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To: napscoordinator

Hey there, what a wonderful day.

I told you something awhile back and I wanted to be sure to keep my word.

So, here you are... LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL.

There, now I suppose you will go onto supporting Romney. LOL

Have a wonderful day...... LOLOLOLOLOLOL


177 posted on 04/11/2012 5:55:05 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: napscoordinator

Hey there, what a wonderful day.

I told you something awhile back and I wanted to be sure to keep my word.

So, here you are... LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL.

There, now I suppose you will go onto supporting Romney. LOL

Have a wonderful day...... LOLOLOLOLOLOL


178 posted on 04/11/2012 5:55:35 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: stpio

You are a good man, Sipio. I will be voting against the Punk, and I’m comfortable with that, but still very disgusted. I don’t think the Romney people realize the extent to which he is loathed by informed conservatives like myself. Bob


179 posted on 04/11/2012 11:19:10 PM PDT by alstewartfan ( 27 of 36 Romney judicial appointments were DEMOCRATS!!!!!)
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To: alstewartfan

...”I will be voting against the Punk, and I’m comfortable with that, but still very disgusted. I don’t think the Romney people realize the extent to which he is loathed”...

~ ~ ~
Bob,

Ditto to you. Tuesday was really rough, it’s so painful to
even think about. I started wondering, maybe it is
Newt?

I believed all this time it was Santorum who is most for life. Is something not known yet going to happen?

I need a drink... wait, it’s morning...


180 posted on 04/12/2012 3:14:01 AM PDT by stpio
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