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Is it even possible to put a stop to Mittens Coronation/Nomination?
23 Apr 2012 | US NAvy Vet

Posted on 04/23/2012 11:19:00 AM PDT by US Navy Vet

If so, HOW?


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I am getting this BOHICA feeling.
1 posted on 04/23/2012 11:19:06 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: US Navy Vet

Short of Romney being caught in bed with a dead women or live boy in the next few weeks, or possibly divine intervention. The short, but sad, answer is somewhere to the far south side of slim and none.


2 posted on 04/23/2012 11:22:51 AM PDT by apillar
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To: US Navy Vet

Get the word out when the primaries are. Real Clear Politics only has Mittens vs. O. They’re treating it like it’s over.


3 posted on 04/23/2012 11:23:12 AM PDT by Kenny
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To: US Navy Vet

If you are a Navy vet, this isn’t your first time! Just remember the natural order of things:

FUBAR
BOHICA
DILLIGAF
SNAFU


4 posted on 04/23/2012 11:25:09 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: US Navy Vet

I’m afraid it’s going to be a choice between RINOmeny, the vapid dork, and Muhammed FullaShitto Obamaloon, the vapid d**k.


5 posted on 04/23/2012 11:25:19 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: US Navy Vet

I don’t think so. It would take one helluva bruhaha at the convention to cause them to leave mitt. Something big would have to happen to make everyone terrified of mitt being the nominee.


6 posted on 04/23/2012 11:25:35 AM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: US Navy Vet
If so, HOW?

More vanities!!!

7 posted on 04/23/2012 11:26:06 AM PDT by TomServo
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To: US Navy Vet

NEW YORK PRIMARY IS TOMORROW- GET OUT TO VOTE!!

Last election FIVE people showed up in my local polling place - ALL DAY!!!

NO ONE VOTES IN PRIMARIES!!!

Just FREEPERS ALONE could chance the outcome


8 posted on 04/23/2012 11:26:37 AM PDT by Mr. K (If Romney wins the primary, I am writing-in PALIN)
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To: Kenny

If something were to happen to Romney at this late date the GOP elites would just emerge from some smoke-filled room with a reasonable facsimile thereof.

Unless the Tea Party is going Third Party this is a done deal.


9 posted on 04/23/2012 11:26:59 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: US Navy Vet

You have to change the voters’ minds. There are just enough delegates left that Newt potentially could take it if he sweeps it, however, that chance is almost zero. Get out there to the remaining states and educate voters. Simple as that.


10 posted on 04/23/2012 11:30:55 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Buckeye McFrog

By a large majority, ‘Conservatism’ is dead in Washington. A third party maybe our only way out.

Remember… it’s the fault of Bush and the GOP-e we have Obama.


11 posted on 04/23/2012 11:33:53 AM PDT by Java4Jay (The evils of government are directly proportional to the tolerance of the people.)
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To: US Navy Vet

If Mitt wins big tomorrow, then- nope. And look at the states that are voting tomorrow and calculate those odds.


12 posted on 04/23/2012 11:34:00 AM PDT by richmwill
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To: US Navy Vet

Unless Willard actually dies between now and the convention, he will be the nominee. There is no serious path for any other candidate, there is no real chance of a brokered/convention, and there is zero reason to believe Romney would quit the race.


13 posted on 04/23/2012 11:34:34 AM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: mnehring

You probably could fit all the Newt supporters in CT in a phone booth—if they are any still around (newt supporters or phone booths). :-)


14 posted on 04/23/2012 11:34:45 AM PDT by cgbg (No bailouts for New York and California. Let them eat debt.)
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To: US Navy Vet
Something’s wrong with the system we have for identifying good people and propelling them forward... This year we get Romney - four years ago we got McCain. Not good. Something has to give.
15 posted on 04/23/2012 11:35:13 AM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: US Navy Vet

Start a third party run by anyone. That will ensure Romney doesn’t win.


16 posted on 04/23/2012 11:35:25 AM PDT by Ben Mugged ("Life's tough..... It's even tougher if you're stupid." John Wayne)
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To: Da Coyote

LOL, DC.


17 posted on 04/23/2012 11:35:53 AM PDT by Mountain Mary ("We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors. We borrow it from our children" Native American P.)
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To: US Navy Vet

Is it even possible to put a stop to Mittens Coronation/Nomination?

Yes.

If so, how?

BE THERE at all conventions, vote for and talk to all your delegates, offer to be an alternate (if you are not a delegate yourself). If all conservatives were to do this, it would be possible to stop it.

That is why they are trying to create such a sense of inevitablity about it. They know Mr. I-Like-To-Fire-People has the firm support of only about 20-25% of the rank and file of the party.

If Mr. My-Wife-Drives-a-Couple-of-Cadillacs does gain the nomination, I promise you the party will have hit rock bottom, but only in terms of the presidential nomination racket, and there will be nowhere to go but up!


18 posted on 04/23/2012 11:36:11 AM PDT by ngat
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To: mnehring

Newt isn’t counting on sweeping it.

He’s trying to deadlock the convention, and he’s trying to qualify to be a force there.


19 posted on 04/23/2012 11:37:45 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: cgbg

Yeah, that might be why Newt isn’t crisscrossing CT.


20 posted on 04/23/2012 11:39:57 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR" - Glenn Beck)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
If something were to happen to Romney at this late date the GOP elites would just emerge from some smoke-filled room with a reasonable facsimile thereof.
Ok, you know what, we all have to get over the fact that we, as conservatives, lost this thing. It wasn't "jammed down our throats". It didn't come from a "smoke-filled rooms". It didn't happen because of the "elites".

Do the elites support Romney? Sure they do.

But guess what? Before Rick Santorum dropped out, SIX MILLION VOTES WERE COUNTED AGAINST ROMNEY, and only five million for Romney.

Romney lost the vote count.

But he's going to win the nomination because those 6 million CONSERVATIVE VOTES were DIVIDED.

If we had stuck together, we would have beat Romney.

It wasn't the elites (though of course they are pleased).

And it wasn't the "smoke filled rooms".

It was us. It was ourselves. It was WE THE PEOPLE.

We didn't unite behind a single conservative and chose instead to bicker amongst ourselves (read FR from about Sep'11-Mar'12 to relive the sorry spectacle, if you can stomach it) and allow a MINORITY CANDIDATE (ie, Romney) to skate right in past us.

When the primary comes to NJ, if Newt is on the ballot I will vote for him.

I do not want Mitt Romney, and will do what I can, in the time remaining, to help stop him.

But I'm going to tell it like it is on the subject of how we got Mitt Romney. No one rammed him down our throats. WE did the ramming. All by ourselves.

21 posted on 04/23/2012 11:40:58 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: txrangerette
He’s trying to deadlock the convention, and he’s trying to qualify to be a force there.

Just deadlocking a convention isn't enough. If it is deadlocked, then the delegates and party officials will bargain for votes. Newt would need a strategy as to how he gets delegates for other candidates to vote for him. The problem I see is the powers that be will want to follow the money and right now Newt is broke.

22 posted on 04/23/2012 11:41:33 AM PDT by mnehring
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To: Kenny

All of the MSM was, late last week, referring to Romney as “the presumptive nominee”. (Barf)


23 posted on 04/23/2012 11:42:07 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: TomServo
More vanities!!!

Oh, the huge vanity!!!!

24 posted on 04/23/2012 11:42:25 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: GOPJ

>> This year we get Romney - four years ago we got McCain.

It is a system that has been going on for almost as long as I’ve been alive. Why is everyone so surprised?

Ford
Reagan (the one popular and conservative candidate out of all of them, but if he was running today with his 1979 record, he wouldn’t pass the 100% Conservative litmus test we demand today)
Bush I
Dole
Bush II
McCain
Romney

The GOP does not allow the people to choose the nominee. Look at the screwed-up primary rules they give us as proof.


25 posted on 04/23/2012 11:45:00 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: US Navy Vet

PA primary is tomorrow. Not a single non-presidential candidate I want to vote for. Lots of write-ins for me. At least I get to vote for Newt. As for November it seems most of the country will be voting for Barak O’Romney.


26 posted on 04/23/2012 11:49:12 AM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: US Navy Vet

If those that claim to be conservatives were to support Newt and raise hell across this country, then yes, it’s possible.

Ronald Reagan’s warnings about losing our freedoms echoes down through a generation of lost momentum and squandered opportunity.

We now have the most ignorant electorate in the history of American elections. I believe we have the most corrupt government and media our country has ever seen.

I believe that Newt was the one leader that could have turned our country away from the abyss, intelligently and quickly.

It is abundantly clear that not enough folks shared my beliefs, instead of a leader, they wanted a preacher.... and far too many lacked the courage to forgive and look beyond the personal sins in a mans past and into the promise of a brighter future for our country. That is certainly a free choice and a personal choice.... and as it is with all choices, there will be consequences.

I will continue to stand with Newt, but in all candor, it looks more and more like the enemy has won. In any case, Tampa should be a site to behold.

For me, the GOP-e is dead and they will NEVER get another vote or dollar from me as long as I live. AND, I will hold those that supported and voted for the GOP-e candidate in contempt.

In any case, Americans will get the country it apparently wants and a country it so richly deserves.


27 posted on 04/23/2012 11:51:47 AM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: samtheman

Very well stated!


28 posted on 04/23/2012 11:54:00 AM PDT by Wpin ("I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...")
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To: Ben Mugged

“Start a third party run by anyone. That will ensure Romney doesn’t win.”

I suspect Zero will handle that easily. They haven’t begun to unload on RINOmney yet. He gives Obama cover for his worst decisions while serving as a tailor made punching bag.

Those two left-of-center parties may have already have pushed the country into a decline.


29 posted on 04/23/2012 11:59:44 AM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ("Of two evils, choose neither." -- Charles Spurgeon)
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To: samtheman

So sad....but so true. You have nailed it exactly right...we have no one to blame but ourselves...


30 posted on 04/23/2012 12:09:41 PM PDT by NC Angeleyes
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To: US Navy Vet
Better get used to the fact that there will never be another conservative President of the US. Why ? Well IMHO there are three main reasons.

1 - The US is fiscally insolvent and will collapse very soon. It has the largest amount of debt in world history. Impossible to recover.

2 - Right now the power vultures are picking apart the remains of the US. They will not allow any honest conservative to get in the way because collapse is occurring and this is their last chance at carving up what is left of the Turkey.

3 - Why on Earth would a true honest conservative with integrity ever want to run such a fiscally insolvent country ? Impossible to make this country solvent now. It is over.

The only people who can be allowed the top positions in power for the US right now, or who would actually want to be a part of the corrupt power structure, are the criminally insane. My advice, act as if the US government has collapsed because it will. This is the fall of Rome in fast forward.

31 posted on 04/23/2012 12:09:41 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: US Navy Vet

Yes....

Which nominee would you prefer to lose with?


32 posted on 04/23/2012 12:10:58 PM PDT by G Larry (Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding)
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To: US Navy Vet
Test of Fire: Election 2012 (Official HD Version - Catholic)
33 posted on 04/23/2012 12:12:48 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Psalm 127:1)
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To: TomServo
More vanities!!!

Correction: More idiotic vanities!!!

34 posted on 04/23/2012 12:13:59 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro is a Kenyan communist)
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To: US Navy Vet
If so, how?
Vote Obama.
35 posted on 04/23/2012 12:14:47 PM PDT by dblshot (Insanity: electing the same people over and over and expecting different results.)
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To: G Larry

I just hope that Mittens picks a fellow twink for veep instead of a Conservative. I don’t want anybody on our side being blamed for Romney losing in November the way they tried to pin McCain’s loss on Governor Palin.


36 posted on 04/23/2012 12:19:09 PM PDT by Sirius Lee (Sofa King Mitt Odd Did Obamneycare)
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To: samtheman

I agree, and if we continue to focus only on the GOPe, we will learn the wrong lesson and repeat our mistakes in four years. until we poem up to our problem, we won’t change. WE DID NOT UNITE BEHIND A CONSERVATIVE CANDIDATE IN 2011.


37 posted on 04/23/2012 12:24:58 PM PDT by mongrel
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To: apillar

Can you spell Dole and McCain?


38 posted on 04/23/2012 12:38:02 PM PDT by Confiscator
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To: Sirius Lee

no worries...

I have prepared my thank you to all who helped Obama achieve his destruction of America.


39 posted on 04/23/2012 12:45:38 PM PDT by G Larry (Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding)
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To: US Navy Vet
It is Willards “turn”
He has worked so hard and long

what, campaigned 6 years, spent 50 million of his own money, and all of 35% of the GOP have ever or still “like” him?

The GOP always gives it to the guy whose “turn” it is, like Bob Dole and John McCain. Putting Willard in the game is like letting the rich guy who can't pitch play all 9 innings because his money paid for the concession stands

If Willard blows his “turn” he'll go away and in 2016 it will be the next guy's “turn”. The GOP (garrulous old party) has probably already figured out whose turn it is in 2016

40 posted on 04/23/2012 12:46:23 PM PDT by silverleaf (Funny how all the people who are for abortion are already born)
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To: US Navy Vet

When ‘None of the Above’ is the favored Nominee, then the Delegates at the National Convention in Tampa are obligated to reject the ‘winner’ and select the BEST Nominee.

Thus far, the Primary Campaign has shown that the politics of ‘Debt and Decline’ of Obama will not be changed with the GOP Nominee being Romney.

This Primary Campaign has also shown that only the candidates WITHOUT a workable plan to reduce BASELINE Federal spending are popular with the Primary voters.

Hence, it is incumbent upon the Republican National Committee to step in, withdraw their endorsements of Romney, and declare an open Convention in Tampa.

To do less is to insure another 4 years of voters choosing 4 more years of ‘Debt and Decline’ from Obama, or Romney.

We, as a Nation, cannot afford either one.

_____________

HEY ROMNEY!

Look us in the eye,
And never, EVER lie!
If you mean what you say,
Then say what you mean!

Stand and deliver
What you plan to do,
In case you haven’t noticed,
No one likes you.

Our line in the sand,
Puts your “Romney Road to Ruin”
Alongside “Obama’s Wrong Track.”
So stop your damned “Smiley-Face,”
And attack, Attack, ATTACK!

We will oppose you in Tampa,
For what you lack,
We want America to be back
On the Constitution Track.

Do you have it in you?
I doubt that you do,
You see a Pinko future,
And we see Red, White and Blue.


41 posted on 04/23/2012 12:47:16 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: samtheman

Was going to say the same thing. But you already did.

Dittos.

When those who oppose a candidate split their votes between two or more opponents, it pretty much guarantees the election of the guy they oppose.

That’s how Lincoln was elected as a minority president, example of a good result, and Wilson too. Example of a bad result.

Which those promoting a 3rd party run should consider.


42 posted on 04/23/2012 12:49:28 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: US Navy Vet

“Is it even possible to put a stop to Mittens Coronation/Nomination?”

Here is the big question which I can’t research since I don’t live in the U.S.:

When did Mitt’s father, George, become a U.S. citizen…if at all?

1. Was it before Mitt was born?

2. Was it after Mitt was born, which makes Mitt ineligible to run for president.

3. Or, did George ever applied for U.S. citizen, but lied about it?


43 posted on 04/23/2012 12:54:33 PM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Sherman Logan

Good point.


44 posted on 04/23/2012 12:55:36 PM PDT by samtheman ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZ-4gnNz0vc)
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To: justa-hairyape

[ Better get used to the fact that there will never be another conservative President of the US. Why ? Well IMHO there are three main reasons.
1 - The US is fiscally insolvent and will collapse very soon. It has the largest amount of debt in world history. Impossible to recover.

2 - Right now the power vultures are picking apart the remains of the US. They will not allow any honest conservative to get in the way because collapse is occurring and this is their last chance at carving up what is left of the Turkey.

3 - Why on Earth would a true honest conservative with integrity ever want to run such a fiscally insolvent country ? Impossible to make this country solvent now. It is over.

The only people who can be allowed the top positions in power for the US right now, or who would actually want to be a part of the corrupt power structure, are the criminally insane. My advice, act as if the US government has collapsed because it will. This is the fall of Rome in fast forward. ]

Sadly you are right, but only if Mitt gets elected, they WILL blame the inevitable collapse on Mitt should he win. If Obama wins re-election and everything tanks it could very well do irreparible damage to the Dimwit party, but as a very high cost to the country.


45 posted on 04/23/2012 12:56:53 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Sirius Lee

[ I just hope that Mittens picks a fellow twink for veep instead of a Conservative. I don’t want anybody on our side being blamed for Romney losing in November the way they tried to pin McCain’s loss on Governor Palin. ]

Hate to say this, but you NAILED IT!


46 posted on 04/23/2012 12:57:21 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG
Yes, they play the blame game to perfection. There are gonna have trouble setting up this scenario though. They are literally at the end game, which is the toughest for them to negotiate through. They will probably have to resort to Occupy riots to accomplish two main goals. Use the Occupy movement to rally the Progressives behind Obama. That is why our criminally insane President publicly supported the obvious counter revolutionary occupy movement. The damage from the rioting will rally conservatives behind Romney. Which oligarch actually wins the contrived election and instigated riots, wont matter much to the criminally insane. They can run either way.

With Obama, they continue the fake Marxist push, which is really cover for their criminal looting of America. With Romney, they can blame the entire collapse on the Conservative agenda which Romney will only pay lip service toward.

That is where they seem to be taking us, but very strange and unpredictable things can happen while on the road away from Rome.

47 posted on 04/23/2012 1:13:14 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: txrangerette
He’s trying to deadlock the convention

Even if that happened, even if Mittens is miraculously 40 or 100 delegates short, the GOPe would easily sway enough delegates to vote for him that he would get the nomination. They would put the pressure on that got all kinds of conservatives to throw their endorsements to Romney in the past few weeks.

I don't see keeping Mitt a little shore of locking it up before the convention as allowing conservatives to win the nomination. As someone said, conservatives are dead in the Republican party. They are allowed to run and win in SOME races, but they are not allowed to be in charge of the party ,the Congress or definitely the Presidential nomination. The question is, do conservatives accept that situation because Obama is a marxist bent on America's destruction, or do they come up with a strategy that can defeat both Obama and the GOPe?

48 posted on 04/23/2012 1:36:23 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Java4Jay
Remember… it’s the fault of Bush and the GOP-e we have Obama.

That was Super Secret, Super Genius plan number 6841. How soon we forget all those plans.

49 posted on 04/23/2012 3:01:07 PM PDT by itsahoot (I will not vote for Romney period, and by election day you won't like him either.)
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To: US Navy Vet
MITT/SARAH.....AMERICA'S TEAM....AUU RAH! GET ON BOARD!
50 posted on 04/23/2012 4:38:38 PM PDT by jimsin
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