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40-state sweep
Dail Mail ^ | April 1, 2012 | Don Surber

Posted on 04/18/2012 6:19:47 PM PDT by QT3.14

Two years ago today, I predicted a 51-seat gain in the House of Representatives for the Republican Party. At the time, experts gave Democrats better than even odds of maintaining the House. Given that they had a 76-seat advantage — Republicans would need to flip 39 seats to take the House — that seemed reasonable. To be sure, most voters wanted the newly enacted Obamacare repealed, but experts said voters would get over that by November, when the economy picked up.

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TOPICS: Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama; romney; sweep
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To: butterdezillion
Soros has done with Fox: use the name and credibility of CNN/Fox but just repopulate it with propaganda pieces.

Can you point me to someone or something that supports your theory about the editorial shift underway at Fox?

51 posted on 04/19/2012 12:18:09 AM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: Yashcheritsiy
Romney is incapable of thinking outside a very narrow box ~ and that is the one defined by his 22% support level among Republicans who vote in primaries.

This guy is, at most, a fringe candidate. I find it quite difficult to believe our "Establishment" think he's their candidate ~ the man is, in fact, an idiot!

52 posted on 04/19/2012 1:19:05 AM PDT by muawiyah (ue)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Talk to Mitt about stepping down out of the campaign. That’s the way to get our attention, otherwise the man is in the wrong party.


53 posted on 04/19/2012 1:21:26 AM PDT by muawiyah (ue)
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To: Mamzelle
Romney is a minority candidate. He has NOT been pulling in the Broad Masses ~ and in many cases his campaign people have cheated.

The man does not have the party base behind him. He's rather like a George McGovern type candidate ~ sure, he got the nomination, but he lost in a massive wipeout ~ much of it when Democrat voters didn't bother showing up on election day.

54 posted on 04/19/2012 1:24:35 AM PDT by muawiyah (ue)
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To: paul51

I’m showing up in November to vote down ticket. We need the Senate, and I’m going to do my part to oust another Dem.


55 posted on 04/19/2012 1:24:41 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: QT3.14

He’s nucking futs...


56 posted on 04/19/2012 12:22:09 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: SoConPubbie

Good grief... Barring a meteor hitting Romney in the head he’s going to be the nominee. You might hate it (I’m not a fan either) but you will need to come to grips sooner or later.


57 posted on 04/19/2012 12:26:07 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: muawiyah
I find it quite difficult to believe our "Establishment" think he's their candidate

They believe that because the GOP-E is actually fringe, in and of itself.

Romney is obviously a plurality candidate - and that only because his opposition was so divided during the critical early primaries. Most Republicans don't like him, even if the Party insiders and Beltway-boy types do.

58 posted on 04/19/2012 12:29:24 PM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (Anybody but Obama and Romney)
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To: butterdezillion

Same here...voted for Gingrich in the AZ primary...but there’s no way I’m casting a vote in the general that would allow the blue-lipped Communist an additional opportunity to destroy the country.


59 posted on 04/19/2012 12:36:17 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Wyatt's Torch

Obsession: “The domination of one’s thoughts or feelings by a persistent idea, image, desire, etc.”


60 posted on 04/19/2012 12:40:26 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Magic Fingers

The obamunist must go. He is a plague on this nation.


61 posted on 04/19/2012 12:52:06 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: lentulusgracchus

There’s a bunch of stuff. I’ll just C&P from an earlier post for now. The last link given has more detail about somebody on the board for Fox having financial ties to Soros - which is the reason Glenn Beck left. The threats started over the eligibility issue but they’ve not stopped there, as shown in that last link. Here’s the C&P:

It’s more than just groupthink; they’ve been threatened. I’ll repost this here rather than type it all out again:

The threats that Soros made were to the media companies’ heads. Those media heads told their on-air personalities that Soros had threatened to annihilate them with FCC and FTC harassment after the election if anybody or their guest reported on the eligibility issue - and the companies themselves told their employees that their careers would definitely be over if they reported on it, and the not-so-subtle implication was that their lives and their families’ lives were questionable.

So it was actually the media companies who threatened the employees - with certain loss of career and probable death of them or their family members.

I spoke with Mike Zullo yesterday and he said that the witnesses to these threats are scared stiff. They can’t get witness protection until the feds are involved. Let me state the obvious here: Eric Holder’s stranglehold on federal law enforcement and Congress’ unwillingness to make ANY LAWS stick is resulting in normal people going about their everyday jobs being afraid for their lives and the lives of their families. It’s really not an exaggeration to say that the USA has become communist Russia in many ways.

WE NEED TO PRESSURE CONGRESS FOR A HEARING ON THESE FINDINGS AND THE APPOINTMENT OF AN INDEPENDENT PROSECUTOR.

Here’s what I posted earlier, which contains links and other related information:

I’m pretty sure Clear Channel was one of the radio media companies that was threatened in October of 2008 and again within a few months after the election.

My dealings with my local Fox radio station, KFAB out of Omaha, strongly suggested to me that the threats were extended all the way down to the local level.

What Soros is doing here makes Al Capone seem like a choir boy. This is total, tyrannical control over the airwaves of every square inch of America. I REALLY, REALLY hope Americans wake up to see what’s happening here and decide not to let the Soros coup work.

For those who haven’t been following the story of the media threats, I’ll re-post from a previous post:

The major media companies have been threatened - at least once before the election and at least once in the first few months after the election - with both FCC and FTC annihilation after the election if they reported about Obama’s eligibility issue, and it’s claimed that Glenn Beck left Fox because the threats continued even after Beck ridiculed “birthers” but continued to report on Soros’ and Obama’s ties to communists and Islamists. Beck couldn’t provide protection for the lower-level staffers and Fox refused to provide protection and tried to stop him from exposing Soros’ ties because somebody from Fox’s Board of Directors is tied to Soros financially.

Most people in the major media are in bed with Obama and Soros and their communist-Islamist alliance so they didn’t mind the threats. Doug Hagman says that’s actually what one witness said was brought out in one of the meetings where the media company told the on-air personalities that their jobs would definitely be lost and their lives and families’ lives were questionable if they reported on the eligibility issue.

But the threats were very real for the “conservatives”, which explains why we’re basically functioning without ANY media willing to cover the communist-Islamist coup currently taking place within our own country.

Those claims were made by Doug Hagman. Links are below. The transcript of Hagman’s interview with Laurie Roth can be seen in Tom Ballantyne’s book “Oh Really O’Reilly”, for anybody who doesn’t want to slog through 3 hours of audio. (update: It’s only a partial transcript. There is much more in the interview.)

And Mike Zullo, commander of Sheriff Arpaio’s Cold Case Posse, has verified that the threats actually did take place. See http://www.wnd.com/2012/03/did-threats-silence-media-on-obama-probe/ for the article, and/or see http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2856160/posts for discussion regarding the article.

I’ll post here a comment I made earlier that gives the links for the Hagman information. I should also add that before I got confirmation of the accuracy of Hagman’s claims from Mike Zullo personally, I constructed a timeline of events related to potential Soros threats, and based on that timeline I had already seen that Hagman’s claims were very credible, which is why I reported them to Zullo and why he investigated them himself. (It was when I tried to forward my timeline to Zullo that my ISP informed me that my reply to Mike’s e-mail couldn’t be sent because the address failed; so I forwarded it to a go-between who forwarded it to him with no problem. Somebody with power to control the ISP didn’t want me communicating with Mike about Soros’ threats.)

Those threats were actually basically repeated PUBLICLY when Media Matters told Ben Smith that they were conducting guerrilla warfare against Fox, trying to get British regulators to destroy NewsCorp - right after Hannity had agreed with Trump’s statements that Obama should release a BC (which led to the release of what the posse has now confirmed is a forged BC).

Here is what I posted earlier about this, which puts into perspective Breitbart’s death, the bomb scare with Rush Limbaugh, and the presser all happening on the same day (taken from the thread at http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2854663/posts ) :

Right, but if he depends on Clear Channel for anybody to hear him, they can tell him what to say.

And this is a critical issue because Soros has threatened the media companies - including both TV and radio - if they reported on the eligibility issue. The same day as Sheriff Arpaio had a press conference saying there is probable cause that Obama’s birth certificate and draft registration are both forged, two of the most independent and effective conservative media entities received “messages” intended to be overheard by every reporter at that presser. Rush had the bomb threat situation. And just hours after interviewing Sheriff Arpaio, Breitbart was dead.

So the country isn’t hearing that a law enforcement investigation found that Obama’s records are forged. They’re hearing that Limbaugh called a gal a slut.

What the MEDIA, though, is hearing, is that Soros meant what he said when he threatened them - because Soros is working on taking out anybody in the media who MIGHT HAVE reported on the crimes that Soros & Co have committed to take the White House and country by an illegal coup.

The media is scared spitless. WND has also reported on this now; a thread about it is at http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2856160/posts. Doug Hagman had investigated that, and the posse has corroborated his claims. What Hagman said was that the media people he spoke to were scared - and that was long before this situation with Breitbart and Limbaugh.

Some links:
http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/13373
http://www.therothshow.com/demos/recent/hour1Aug0709.mp3
http://www.therothshow.com/demos/recent/hour2Aug0709.mp3
http://www.therothshow.com/demos/recent/hour3Aug0709.mp3

http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/44247


62 posted on 04/19/2012 1:25:30 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: Magic Fingers

Right now the biggest disappointment with the Romney situation is the supposedly “pro-life” groups that are saying Romney is pro-life because he’s talking the talk. He hasn’t walked the walk, and he’s talked the pro-life talk to pro-lifers while also talking the talk to the pro-choicers when talking to them. He’s talking two different talks, one out of each side of his mouth. In the meantime, though, his walk has always been with the pro-choicers.

And what he did with Romneycare is the granddaddy of them all, and a deal-buster for me as long as there is a genuine pro-lifer in the race: going right along with his “legal counsel” on their claim that Romneycare alone - of all the MA abortion laws in the past 30 years - nullifies the 1975 conscience law that wasn’t nullified by any of the other laws that lacked a nullification clause (just like Romneycare did).

Romney has gone beyond simply supporting “a woman’s right to choose”; he has ventured into the abortion coercion business.

And the “pro-life” groups are swallowing all his talk from the one side of his mouth, while his other side of his mouth and all his actions tell a different story.

Unbelievable.


63 posted on 04/19/2012 12:12:05 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I expect a close race but I think Obama’s chances of victory are below 50%.


64 posted on 04/19/2012 4:59:14 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Impy

So do I


65 posted on 04/19/2012 5:04:21 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Impy

Agree. His negatives are huge on the economy and that is what this race will be about.


66 posted on 04/19/2012 7:08:20 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: butterdezillion

Pretty much agree with everything you said there.


67 posted on 04/20/2012 2:10:47 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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