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April 10, 2012 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 04/10/2012 12:29:15 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

To hell with the GOP-e. Barring a miracle, they got their big government, unconstitutional mandate loving, socialist abortionist Obama-lite RINO on the ballot, they can now get him elected.

We are the resistance!!

Shove him down our throats today, we shove him up your donkeys in November!!

I can see November from my house!!


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To: tcrlaf

Never heard of them. Tell me more and do you have links?


501 posted on 04/10/2012 2:48:47 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Kazan
There has to be a prominent, articulate conservative willing to run as a third-party candidate. The quicker that candidate gets into the race and organized, the greater percentage of the vote he or she can garner.

From your lips to God's ear.

I sure hope that person reads FR.

502 posted on 04/10/2012 2:48:47 PM PDT by metmom ( For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: CatherineofAragon

Thanks for your exhortation.


503 posted on 04/10/2012 2:49:43 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: NoGrayZone
Don't worry NoGrayZone, we will give them Hell until the election, and keep giving them Hell Afterwards, the Lib's on both sides will pine for the day we sat down and did what they said, because those days are long gone.

http://images.politico.com/global/2012/01/120127_palin_newt_ap_328.jpg

504 posted on 04/10/2012 2:49:48 PM PDT by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: Jim Robinson

I want Newt! I want Newt! I can only say that I will NOT vote for Obama. THAT I know for sure at this point. But I will vote.


505 posted on 04/10/2012 2:50:20 PM PDT by ReneeLynn (Socialism is SO yesterday. Fascism, it's the new black. Mmm mmm mmm...)
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To: wolfcreek

INDEED.


506 posted on 04/10/2012 2:50:32 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: LUV W; Marguerite

Thank you, Marguerite!

Thank you, LUV W!

GO NEWT!


507 posted on 04/10/2012 2:50:45 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: KC_Lion

I was wondering how long it would be before the argument was bypassed for the author [me]. Congratulatiuons! You won!


508 posted on 04/10/2012 2:51:15 PM PDT by PzLdr ("The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am" - Darth Vader)
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To: Jim Robinson

Jim, as upset as I am that the idiots successfully pushed their RINO down our throats and held our noses and made us all waste our money and efforts to fight fight fight against it, and now forced us now to swallow, I really fear Obama’s second term.

I do believe that even a flipping RINO would be safer for our country than Obama.

Having watched Romney for the past 3.5 years since the last election, it was obvious he was running and it was obvious he had no cojones. At every current event, he was always the 5th or 6th to chime in with a safe opinion. Gov Palin was nearly always first with a strong opinion that I always agreed with. Romney is a loser. He’s not close to a conservative. I did not want him and I knew we would have a FIGHT to put him down. We did fight with what we had, as best we could.

This whole thing makes me sick.

But I need to fight off Obama. Obama LITE is better than Obama, full strength. Romney may be owned by some bad creatures but they are at least American. Those who brung Obama to the dance are our ENEMIES!

Will I be in trouble for believing we need to FIGHT OBAMA at all costs, even voting for the opponent? Will there be room for this opinion here? It’s your site, I respect it, but my heart and brain say WE LOST, THEY SHOVED HIM DOWN OUR THROATS, but now we have to fight Obama because he is far worse than Romney.

We have a SEPARATE FIGHT against the Republican party. I’d like to see a REAL TEA PARTY that is economically and socially CONSERVATIVE, focusing on what makes us America and what makes us great, OUR CONSTITUTION. We need a new party.

But for now, would it be OK around these parts to fight against Obama with our crappy nominee whom we did not want?


509 posted on 04/10/2012 2:51:48 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Jim Robinson
He’s nothing but a lying two-bit leftist political whore who will screw you in the end. No way in hell will I support him.

I wish a LOT of FReepers with early sign-up dates felt the same way...however they are swarming FR in supporting Mitt.

Is there a method to determine if the IP being used now is the same as the one used at sign-up? I have suspicions of Mitt's army taking over these accounts....it would be true to form.

510 posted on 04/10/2012 2:52:14 PM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Mormon missionaries are Christianophobe bigots denigrating Christian faiths.)
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To: Jim Robinson

With you ALL the way, Sir. It’s time.


511 posted on 04/10/2012 2:52:25 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: onyx

Yes. If Newt made the nomination I’d vote for him in a heartbeat. If my vote for Newt ends up making one bit of difference by the time of the TX primary, I’ll be pleased.

Failing all that though, and presuming that Romney gets the nomination and also manages to not tick me off totally between now and Election Day, I won’t throw my vote away in November.


512 posted on 04/10/2012 2:52:25 PM PDT by prairiebreeze
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To: Jim Robinson

I’m sorry to say you are probably right. We aren’t getting a spitoons worth of help from them combined.


513 posted on 04/10/2012 2:52:37 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (REPEAL OBAMACARE. Nothing else matters.)
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To: RoadGumby

Thanks for your thoughtful exhortation.

Prayerfully pondering.


514 posted on 04/10/2012 2:53:12 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: azcap

Hey, I’m with you pal. I’m voting for ABO. No way is my vote against obama not going to count.


515 posted on 04/10/2012 2:53:41 PM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: prairiebreeze

Vote Newt in the Texas Primary to stop Romney.

We need a brokered convention.


516 posted on 04/10/2012 2:54:34 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: TalonDJ; Jim Robinson
I own one thing and one thing only. My vote. One citizen one vote. Mine will not go for a 'lesser evil'.

AMEN! brother.

517 posted on 04/10/2012 2:56:13 PM PDT by metmom ( For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: TalonDJ
Right on, Jim!!
I will vote for a conservative for President, and at this point, I will write in ‘Sarah Palin” and encourage others to do the same. If the timid Romney supporters would all vote for Sarah Palin, they would bring about a cleansing political reformation, a return to the principles of the Founders and a better and more prosperous nation.
I nominally control my one vote and have no obligation to use it for the personal vanity or monetary gain of another person or party. Not wanting one person is not a good reason to vote for ‘anyone’.
It is notable that many of the remarks supporting Mr. Romney do not mention any conservative reasons to vote for him, probably because there are not any.
TWB
518 posted on 04/10/2012 2:56:44 PM PDT by TWhiteBear (Sarah Palin...The Flame of the North)
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To: Quix

Not at all. I’ve been doing some praying of my own about this terrible situation.


519 posted on 04/10/2012 2:56:55 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: onyx

Hey Onyx, old buddy, old pal!! Guess what? I will be voting Newt in CA after all!!! LOL. Rueful little laugh. But I’m not going to vote for this Rominee... unless I have to. Ugh.


520 posted on 04/10/2012 2:57:07 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: LadyJMayo

“Yeah, I’m at a loss of what to do at this point too. The only thing I do know is that I will vote. And it won’t be for Romney OR Obama. How in the heck did we get here???”

A vote for anyone else IS a vote for Obama.

As disagreeable as Romney is, I don’t believe he wants to destroy the country, put hard-left nitwits on the Supreme Court and have the Government control everything you do from the moment you wake up to the moment it allows you to go to sleep.

He’s not the candidate I would want, but HE’S NOT OBAMA.

To pout and say “we’re not gonna vote!” ensures we’re going to get NONE of what we want. If Romney gets elected we get SOME of what we want... namely, Obama out of office.


521 posted on 04/10/2012 2:58:43 PM PDT by Pravious
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To: Yaelle

Well said. I agree with you.

I’ve been all over this in my mind every which way from Sunday. Strongly considered not voting at all for the first time in my life. Mad as hell at the GOP, haven’t given them a penny in years, only donate to individual candidates.

BUT and it’s a HUGE BUT....the idea of a two-term Obama is unthinkable. It’s time to separate our love for the nation from our angst against the GOP. Their time is coming. But as for our nation, I fear it can’t survive another Obama term, even if the ‘Pubs have both chambers of Congress.


522 posted on 04/10/2012 2:58:52 PM PDT by prairiebreeze
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To: PzLdr
Sorry I thought that since you Like a narcissist like OBamney you would pay attention better if I talked about you.

How about this then. If I vote for Romney, I will have the same thing as if I vote for Ubama.

You can lie to yourself and believe that a pro-abortion, pro-gun grabbing, pro-homosexual like Romney is somehow magically better than the pro-abortion, pro-gun grabbing, and pro-homosexual Obama.

Is that better!?

523 posted on 04/10/2012 2:59:56 PM PDT by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: onyx

We plan to, onyx.


524 posted on 04/10/2012 3:00:05 PM PDT by prairiebreeze
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To: Jim Robinson

I will vote for someone who supports and defends the constitution of the United States.

I am sick of this, “Yeah but if you dont vote for the guy that wipes his feet on the constitution then that means you are really supporting the guy that uses it for toilet paper.”

Screw them both. No more compromising my values.


525 posted on 04/10/2012 3:00:14 PM PDT by TalonDJ
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To: DrewsMum

You are right. Rinos don’t win elections. Unfortunately, independents do. If conservatives alone had the numbers to win, we wouldn’t have obama now, would we?


526 posted on 04/10/2012 3:00:38 PM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: onyx

You are darned toot’n!

LLS


527 posted on 04/10/2012 3:00:50 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES! (accept only the original))
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To: onyx

Im really needing to be convinced that he has a chance in h*** to get the nomination. Right now I’m pretty scared because the GOP machine is so against him.


528 posted on 04/10/2012 3:02:21 PM PDT by LUV W (Newt.)
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To: momincombatboots; Jim Robinson; onyx
I will not bow to the GOP e either! We need to organize a massive write- in of one conservative. Newt or Santorum would work for me. The rally around the eventual nominee extortion is not working.

Hey, if we're going to write in a candidate, how about Sarah Palin?
529 posted on 04/10/2012 3:02:21 PM PDT by mkjessup (Finley Peter Dunne- "Politics ain't beanbag")
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530 posted on 04/10/2012 3:02:58 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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531 posted on 04/10/2012 3:02:58 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: BuffaloJack; EternalVigilance
Santorum, you weasel, why couldn’t you have stuck out the process until the convention? Now, you’ve assured the RINO Romney will win.

If you please, bear with this long rant:

I don't know...maybe it was about coming to terms with the fact that his young daughter is dying and he realizes that while a political career is fleeting, family is forever.

Or maybe it was because you cannot Google his last name "Santorum" without linking to a definition of the crap-semen-blood mix that comes out of a man's rectum after anal sex.

Perhaps it was the outright lies--from BOTH parties--calling Senator Santorum (perhaps the most anti-abortion senator in our nation's history) pro-abortion, because he supported fellow Republican (at the time) Arlen Spector. Before Santorum had a family, he, as so many ignorant people do, may have identified as personally pro-life/publicly pro-choice. BUT when he became a father and senator, he was as anti-abortion and pro-family as a politician could be. He talked the talk and walked it.

Perhaps he dropped out for countless other reasons, but I think what really happened was he realized this election is all THEATER, nothing more than a DOG AND PONY SHOW to elect President Kang or President Kodos(that's an old Simpson's reference). The morality of most of the US's citizens is in in the gutter; and all they care about is "When do I get mine." Not the future, not life, not a strong nation, just the here and now.

No matter how hard Santorum tried(and succeeded on a shoe string budget), both parties lied about him, defamed his character, insulted his family and much worse (like they did to Palin, Bachmann, Perry, Cain, Gingrich, etc, etc.). Don't you see the pattern?

THE GAME IS & ALWAYS HAS BEEN RIGGED!

Good luck to Gingrich, if he's going all the way to the end! If he actually wins the nom, I'll vote for him. But I know Romney's the Republican man, and no way can I vote for him.

This was a done deal and has been since McCain lost the election 3 1/2 years ago. It's forever the "next" establishmant man's turn in the GOP.

I won't stay home. I'll vote down the Conservative line this election in every race. But if there is no conservative for president, I'd write in Tom Hoefling or the Constitution Party candidate. That may not stop Obama, but it's done deal anyway.

/back to lurk mode
532 posted on 04/10/2012 3:03:13 PM PDT by two134711 (I am Conservative, no longer a Republican.)
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To: Quix

All I can say, is when they come for one of us we not repeat history, instead we stand tall and try to stop it before they take you, your neighbor then me! God Bless Quix


533 posted on 04/10/2012 3:03:45 PM PDT by bigfootbob
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To: Jim Robinson

This thread certainly separates the wheat from the chaff. The chaff should be too busy working on Mitt’s campaign to post on FR anymore.


534 posted on 04/10/2012 3:04:18 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: onyx; Jim Robinson

There is power in prayer and there are the three of us... more to follow.

LLS


535 posted on 04/10/2012 3:04:38 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES! (accept only the original))
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To: RoadGumby; Alamo-Girl; Amityschild; AngieGal; AnimalLover; Ann de IL; aposiopetic; aragorn; ...

Many even conservative patriotic folks do not yet seem to realize . . .

there is NO “winning” . . . particularly from honest votes in an honest election.

It is all predecided, SElected, chosen, appointed.

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1883: What part has Skull & Bones played in our elections? Professor Carroll Quigley was President Clinton’s mentor, and in Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World In our Time the professor revealed that William C. Whitney (S&B) and others, in the late 19th century, developed a plan to control both major political parties through financial contributions and have the two main parties alternate power so the public would think it had a choice.[7] Professor Quigley said Whitney’s plan lasted about 16 years, and after that, the “Eastern Establishment” (power elite) moved the Democrat and Republican presidential candidates toward the political center:

Berit’s comment: These historical facts are not included in American social studies! But it’s not too late to take a look at the roots and rulers behind today’s political, economic, cultural and spiritual transformation. These handpicked leaders were chosen and groomed for their future roles as single-minded, pragmatic globalist change agents. According to their strengths and ideological compliance, they are placed where they’re needed — in banks, the media, U.S. Congress, government bureaucracies, etc. They despise our faith and values! In recent decades, potential young leaders have been brought together to be trained and tested at every UN Conference and many other global events.

Above from:

http://www.crossroad.to/articles2/009/cuddy/1-power-elite.htm

http://twoday.net/static/omega/files/quotes_from_people_who_consider_us_subjects.htm

29.”The real menace of our republic is this invisible government which like a giant octopus sprawls its slimy length over city, state and nation. Like the octopus of real life, it operates under cover of a self createdscreen....At the head of this octopus are the Rockefeller Standard Oil interests and a small group of powerful banking houses generally referred to as international bankers. The little coterie of powerful international bankers virtually run the United States government for their own selfish purposes. They practically control both political parties.” New York City Mayor John F. Hylan, 1922

37.”Today the path of total dictatorship in the United States can be laid by strictly legal means, unseen and unheard by the Congress, the President, or the people. Outwardly we have a Constitutional government. We have operating within our government and political system, another body representing another form of government - a bureaucratic elite.” Senator William Jenner, 1954

33.”For a long time I felt that FDR had developed many thoughts and ideas that were his own to benefit this country, the United States. But, he didn’t. Most of his thoughts, his political ammunition, as it were, were carefully manufactured for him in advanced by the Council on Foreign Relations-One World Money group. Brilliantly, with great gusto, like a fine piece of artillery, he exploded that prepared “ammunition” in the middle of an unsuspecting target, the American people, and thus paid off and returned his internationalist political support.
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“The UN is but a long-range, international banking apparatus clearly set up for financial and economic profit by a small group of powerful One-World revolutionaries, hungry for profit and power. “The depression was the calculated ‘shearing’ of the public by the World Money powers, triggered by the planned sudden shortage of supply of call money in the New York money market....The One World Government leaders and their ever close bankers have now acquired full control of the money and credit machinery of the U.S. via the creation of the privately owned Federal Reserve Bank.” Curtis Dall, FDR’s son-in-law as quoted in his book, My Exploited Father-in-Law
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34.”The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.” A letter written by FDR to Colonel House, November 21st, l933

39.”The Trilateral Commission is intended to be the vehicle for multinational consolidation of the commercial and banking interests by seizing control of the political government of the United States. The Trilateral Commission represents a skillful, coordinated effort to seize control and consolidate the four centers of power political, monetary, intellectual and ecclesiastical.
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What the Trilateral Commission intends is to create a worldwide economic power superior to the political governments of the nationstates involved. As managers and creators of the system ,they will rule the future.” U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater in his l964 book: With No Apologies.

40.”The powers of financial capitalism had another far reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole. This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks of the world acting in concert, by secret agreements, arrived at in frequent private meetings and conferences.
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The apex of the system was the Bank for International Settlements in Basle, Switzerland, a private bank owned and controlled by the worlds’ central banks which were themselves private corporations. The growth of financial capitalism made possible a centralization of world economic control and use of this power for the direct benefit of financiers and the indirect injury of all other economic groups.” Tragedy and Hope: A History of The World in Our Time (Macmillan Company, 1966,) Professor Carroll Quigley of Georgetown University, highly esteemed by his former student, William Jefferson Blythe Clinton.


536 posted on 04/10/2012 3:04:38 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: onyx; Jim Robinson

There is power in prayer and there are the three of us... more to follow.

LLS


537 posted on 04/10/2012 3:05:14 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES! (accept only the original))
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To: BuffaloJack
Santorum, you weasel, why couldn’t you nhave stuck out the process until the convention?

Rush surmised today that Rick had done his best to strike a deal with Newt, but Newt would have none of it. This is a likely scenario in my opinion, Because it seems Newt has made this personal, I guess we shall soon see.

I said way back when we had nine candidates that now of those nine would ever be president, I think that will prove to be the case.

The DOPe has spoken, now we shall.

538 posted on 04/10/2012 3:05:38 PM PDT by itsahoot (Tag lines are a waste of bandwidth, as are most of my comments.)
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To: Quix; All
Said "Amen!" to this and admired how well it was said:

imho, God is illustrating that TRUSTING IN ANYTHING, ANY INDIVIDUAL, ANY GROUP, ANY GOVERNMENT MORE THAN TRUSTING IN HIM . . . IS DOOMED TO FAILURE AND GROSS EVIL.

Yes indeed. Amen. And then I read:

THEREFORE, Personally, I’d appreciate your ideas for “therefore what”—particularly in terms of November.

Since you ask ... !!! ;^) ...

THEREFORE what I will do if it's Romney v Obama, and what I think all of us who trust God more than we fear Obama should do, is to figuratively crawl over broken glass to vote third party SO THAT whichever taker-toward-evil wins, Obama or Romney, gets in with the smallest plurality possible -- to get in office weakened because a large majority of Americans voted AGAINST him. Our voting third party would help weaken the winner politically, and help his opposition gain in strength, a good thing whether it's Obama or Romney. It's the ONLY CHANCE we have of making any progress for conservatism.

Sitting at home and not voting at all, when you actually are opposed to BOTH candidates, will only favor whichever socialist wins. Your vote is a tool -- use it thoughtfully.

And it's a REAL tool, cynicism aside. Remember when Clinton squeaked in on 43%, how the fact that 57% of the votes were OPPOSED to him helped fuel a take-back of Congress so strong it was called the Republican Revolution?

I think the WORST case scenario would be Romney with any size plurality, even only 34%, because unlike Obama, a Romney win regardless would guaranteed make liberalism more powerful in both parties. Washington would interpret his win as Republican voters' approval of the GOP adopting the same stance as Democrats on ALL of the major liberal issues: nationalized health care, on-demand abortion, cap-and-trade energy and progress-killing regulation, liberal left activist judges (yes, Romney has a documented record of appointing them far more than of appointing Republicans, let alone conservatives), and the homosexual agenda.

IF Romney won, the Republican party would be castrated in terms of fighting liberalism on those issues.

Way, way, way too many moral folks who know the evil those liberal issues foment, are still willing to vote FOR Romney because they are more afraid of Obama than they are of God. God would, I think, frown on good people having so little faith in Him that they voted for an agent of everything they know is WRONG in the eyes of God.

The right thing, not surprisingly, would also give us our best chance to help set things right. Vote ABOOR (Anybody But Obama Or Romney) because we have faith that rejecting what is evil (abortion and pitching homosexuality to kids, for example -- ROMNEY has certainly done a lot to promote both when he was Governor, which makes him OFF THE TABLE completely for me in terms of a vote) is always the best path. Wrong is wrong whether it is Republican or Democrat.

Vote for a liberal, reap liberalism and the evils that go with it. It's plain and simple. Conservatives voting for Romney because of blind fear of Obama, are knowlingly advocating a deal with the devil, and dealing with the devil is ALWAYS a losing proposition.

I'd rather conservatives make a deal with God: we won't vote for either one of these losers who spit in Your eye, and perhaps You will help us to triumph.

God is watching, and I believe in my heart that if he saw our faith, that we would risk even another four years of Obama rather than vote FOR an agent of depravity like Romney ... well, I think God would be more inclined to work one of His miracles and help us, and it would be that much easier for Him if Obama won with a piddly 34%. IMAGINE!! That would seriously damage Obama's political viability and credibiltiy, and it WOULD ALSO be a powerful blow to the GOP E trying to push the party left. The only way to keep leftist liberal Republicans from taking over the GOP is to vote such that they LOSE.

The right, smartest thing to do: vote ABOOR to dilute the plurality win to the lowest number. God helps those who help themselves. If we use our votes to debilitate Obama such that he's a president openly and officially opposed by 66% of the actual voters, we'll be doing what we can to help God help us.

539 posted on 04/10/2012 3:06:49 PM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent * By the way, Ted, voting for Romney is voting stupid.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

At this point . . . an ounce of prayers of a righteous person

would do more than a thousand pounds of rigged voting.


540 posted on 04/10/2012 3:06:59 PM PDT by Quix (Times are a changin' INSURE you have believed in your heart & confessed Jesus as Lord Come NtheFlesh)
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To: mkjessup
Hey, if we're going to write in a candidate, how about Sarah Palin?

This was my plan if Newt or Sweater Vest didn't best Mittens - although I'm not convinced that a brokered convention is impossible yet - but, if it is Mittens, it might be better to go with a Constitution Party candidate. Someone who is actually on all the state's ballots. Sarah said she'd support the GOPe nominee. I wish to heck she'd run 3rd party.

541 posted on 04/10/2012 3:08:27 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Sofa King Mitt Odd Did Obamneycare)
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To: Yaelle

Dearest you, Yaelle, old pal, old buddy...LOL. G-d works in very mysterious ways. I am pondering the next move of Mr. Adelson. IIRC, he previously said he would throw his support to Romney, when Newt faded and Newt has surely faded, but never dropped and has said all along he would never drop, and here we are.

I just want Romney stopped and a brokered convention.

Praying for that miracle.


542 posted on 04/10/2012 3:09:37 PM PDT by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Jim Robinson

The only Republican in the past 120+ years who has been able to oust a Democrat President was Ronald Reagan, and he didn’t do it by being a Romney-style moderate. He did it with bold colors, not pale pastels.

No serious person really believes that Mitt Romney will do anything to attempt the kind of reforms that we need. If anything, he’ll slow things down.

The big Republican victories of recent years — 1980, 1994, and 2010 — were achieved by running as unabashed conservatives. Candidates like Ford, Dole, and McCain lose — and that’s the kind of Republican that Romney is. Don’t believe it? Look around him — personnel is policy.

Obama just got re-elected.


543 posted on 04/10/2012 3:09:53 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Bruce Campbells Chin

You know he will. His next choice will be a black lesbian.


544 posted on 04/10/2012 3:10:05 PM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: hannibaal

Is reassuring Obama’s re-election the best scenario for the USA?

Voting is a civic duty is it not? How does throwing a tantrum and taking your ball and going home because you didn’t get your way beneficial to the country? I thought that part of being an adult or a good citizen was sometimes having to make decisions out of less than perfect options.

Yes, I have heard all of the arguments. NO MORE!! blah, blah blah. Or the better one, someone like Newt or Romney will make things worse and then it will get blamed on the GOP.

Those are all strawman arguments. One, I do not think that Romney could be worse than Zero. I definitely don’t support him. But if given the choice between him and Zero, I choose Romney. At least with him there is a snowball’s chance of getting something done to fix this mess, even more so with a GOP House and Senate. With Zero, there is no chance, no matter who controls the House and Senate. Not to mention the fact the we WILL lose the SCOTUS for a generation or two. And we know that Romney is a US citizen and does not hate this country.

Obviously, we all need to support our candidate in the primaries. But in the general election, we MUST be rid of Obama. If not, we can all pat ourselves on the back and gloat about how “principled” we are as the country we love circles the drain.

Besides, I do not know why sitting out the election if the “right” candidate (whatever that is) is not nominated considered the only position of principle. My position is also one of principle, defeat Obama. When I vote against Obama, I will be doing so with just as much principle as the person who withholds their vote because they didn’t get their way.

This is nothing personal towards you, it is just so frustrating to see this sentiment so prevalent on this site. Do you think the average voter thinks this way? They will vote one way or the other. If true blue Conservatives won’t support the GOP candidate, why should they? In the end, politics is the art of the possible.

You have to hand it to liberals and Fabian Socialists for one thing. They understand incrementalism. They seem to be smart enough to understand that in the real world you usually don’t get everything that you want in one fell swoop. Why can’t Conservatives understand this?


545 posted on 04/10/2012 3:10:05 PM PDT by BizBroker (Democrats- Don't want 'em, Don't need 'em, Can't use 'em, Couldn't afford 'em if I did!)
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To: two134711

Thanks.


546 posted on 04/10/2012 3:10:31 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (You can be a Romney Republican or you can be a conservative. You can't be both. Pick one.)
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To: Finny

I like your logic sounds like a plan to me


547 posted on 04/10/2012 3:11:22 PM PDT by montanajoe
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To: SVTCobra03
This thread certainly separates the wheat from the chaff. The chaff should be too busy working on Mitt’s campaign to post on FR anymore.

From your fingers to God's ears!

548 posted on 04/10/2012 3:12:29 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Kazan

And exactly how does four (or God forbid, more) years under the Marxist prevent that from happening?


549 posted on 04/10/2012 3:12:38 PM PDT by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: jrcats

At least once Romney gets beaten this time, he’ll be retired like Dole and McCain. I’m wondering who the powers that be will come up with as a GOP candidate for 2016. Any more like Romney left?


550 posted on 04/10/2012 3:13:06 PM PDT by meatloaf (Support House Bill 1380 to eliminate oil slavery.)
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