Skip to comments.Let's put this to bed. We have bigger fish to fry.
Posted on 04/27/2012 4:56:50 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Everyone please send whatever you are able to, whether it is $10, $100 or $1,000+. The DUmmies, Morons, Kos Kiddies and that crew are laughing up their sleeves. Jim may have to make this site members only or allow ads. Better for us to just help with what we can. Maybe you can donate as a memorial for a lost loved one, a servicemember who never made it home or was disabled defending our country. Perhaps you'd like to give to keep free discussion alive and to show them that we're not knuckling under. I'm sure a well thought out or prayerful meditation will lead you to see the need and how you can help. If every registered FReeper and our lurkers would each just help out with a fin or a sawbuck, or better yet a Ben Franklin, we could put this to bed and get on with the conservative cause.
Well at this point all I can do is elect Ted Cruz to the senate to send on more Texan up there to give them the finger.
This Country needs a boatload of folks like Louie Ghomert
All was saying is that I was critical of other candidates as well
Well, the horse was already out of the barn at that point. He really needed to have someone look at potential pitfalls and prepare a response - in advance.
No. Perry announced for President on August 13th. Palin made it official she was not running on Oct 5th. The wave of hate and vitriol directed at Perry was especially bad between those 2 dates (which encompassed the 4 September debates).
I particularly had a distrust of Herman Cain.
Lord knows I wanted to like the guy.
But he just couldn’t stop be in a in your face playah
That may be true but his calling me "heartless" for opposing it was NOT inevitable and that's where he lost me!
If Rick Perry had stuck to the issues he so brilliantly wrote of in his book instead of listening to high powered political consultants like Dave Carney he would be our Republican nominee today!
Judge not lest ye be judged. Don’t spout the Bible at me if you’re not going to follow it yourself.
Great. Cruz is excellent. Hope you are successful.
Well the last 3 standing were worse on the matter of immigration, and not a one of them had a real world understanding of the matters on la frontera
We chip away.
Thou shalt not lie.
Seriously, have you checked the posting history of every zottee in the history of the site?
You don’t know why almost all of the zottees lost their posting privileges.
Stop trying to make an issue where there is none, and stop trying to tell FReepers that they can get banned for posting their opinions. This thread alone proves you wrong.
You’re disrupting and misleading people here, and your preaching the Bible is hypocritical at best.
I put a lot of effort supporting a Tea Party candidate in 2010. He lost, but he also tied down two million in Dem campaign funds that would have gone to other races. So sometimes, even if your candidate loses, you can help the bigger cause.
Now, after redistricting, the district is even MORE dem now. So I'm looking for some other down-ticket race to back. I think that is what a lot of us will be doing this time.
Not arguing that and especially not on this thread. What I am arguing is that Perry knocked off Perry and no one else! You don't win elections by insulting strong supporters!
I’m right there with you on Ted Cruz AND Louis Ghomert!
A lot of people are getting wrapped around the axle with Jim’s declaration that we cant support Romney.
Nobody here is a Romney fan, and I think I was one of the first here to say “Look, at this point we need to vote down ballot and get the Senate”
Beyond that I think we need to vote down ballot to reinforce the local community.
Remember we are the Government and it starts at the local level.
Where I disagree with Jim is that Romney is preferable to Obama, because I honestly believe that if Obama gets a second term he will go scorched earth on us and he will replace Ruth Buzzy Ginsberg with a young liberal Judge.
Romney “might” appoint a liberal Turd to the SCOTUS.
What was I THINKING???
AMEN! AMEN! AMEN!
So who do I vote for? Billy Budd?
Folks get zotted or suspended for all kinds of reasons.
Some are not apparent because really offensive posts get removed.
Not everybody zotted gets it for being a dem operative or a troll.
Last time I was suspended (during the last election returns, that was a bummer)
I got it for making sport of some talk radio guy, I invented
a story on a thread about whatever yapper getting arrested
for some kind of embarrassing thing and then admitted I made
it up and that I was “just yanking your chain”.
Boom, suspended for a week. Reason?
“You’re not the only one that can yank chains.”
I saw the irony, if not the humor.
No telling how they pronounce it in Tennessee. We stopped for gas once and even I did not understand what the clerk said. I fell back on the universal Southern Speak, “Yes Ma’am. Thank you, Ma’am”
Well HG, I will give you this.
You have never been frightened
I’m more of the ABOThuga bent.
Given that I voted for Perot . . . though I knew the chosen SElectee was Billdo.
OThuga is toooo demonized and ruthlessly Marxist and tyrannical to contemplate another minute of the traitor anywhere near any power.
I don’t expect Romney to do anything but follow his globalist boss’s orders either . . . I do think he MIGHT be a bit less in a RUSH to reduce the USA to literally ashes.
Palin gave us Romney.
You are exactly right. I have great admiration for the positive attitude CW displayed. Posters that say otherwise - put your money where your mouth is - SHOW THE POSTS!
And that is at the heart of this thread!
I STRONGLY believe this zotting business has gotten WAY WAY out of hand! In fact, things were far better before anyone ever heard of "the zot" IMHO!
Actually, it's worse than that. Quix is a vile hypocrite for claiming to be a conservative and yet *taking* Social Security.
We all know FDR was a Communist stooge, and all REAL conservatives are against Social Security and all that it stands for!
I respectfully but STRONGLY disagree!
AMEN! He is my congressman and I know him personally and I can tell you he is completely genuine and hasn't drunk the DC water. A rabid Obama supporter is challenging him this year and she is being very smart, going church to church, door to door. Although we are in a very Conservative area, she is appealing to the masses that don't often vote and really pulling the BS line that it is life or death to get her and other Obamaites in office.
This is congressman Gohmert's challenger. (Don't you love how the media is positioning her?) Support Congressman Gohmert any way you can.
BTW I Love Sarah
Not positive about which came first. I just remember she was not happy that he reneged on his statement that he wasn’t going to run. Gotta wait on the book to find out the rest of the story.
Folks like Ghomert give us hope
I have also sent such funds as I am able along from time to time!
Yes, legalities and expediencies are not mutually exclusive, but some people seem to think that they are.
Jim has always been pretty clear about the makeup and tenor of Free Republic. It is disingenuous to come here and then complain that posting leftist lies is not allowed and that “It’s not fair.”
I would not call a straight Conservative policy a “narrow view.” Nor is upholding and politically reinstating the Constitution and the rule of law, which I believe are the philosophy and the agenda of this site.
Your observations are interesting and most probably true. Thank you for a thoughtful and intelligent post.
I barely take enough to cover my OThugacare payment . . . and in a few years . . . maybe that will be too much. LOL.
I’m glad God is my refuge and somehow, my Provider if it has to be water out of a rock and quail or manna from Heaven.
Actually, I really couldn’t tell for sure if the older boys were saying Ahhr-Oh-Cee Dope or Ahhr-Uh-Cee Dope. Southern-country was not an exact dialect.
Best taste/Best value
I still think PBR is underrated too
That worked too.
I can't stand her but I pretty much keep it to myself having been asked nicely and repeatedly to do so.
Mc Kellar is a LOSER
As we ALL will eventually BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
Flooding the zone by the trolls.
The Wisdom of Crowds works best when the group involved is what FR used to be: passionate, with a majority or strong plurality with certain views in common, but willing to listen and debate honestly.
When too many trolls come on board -- and they need not be disruptive in the sense of strife, but just in the sense of refusing to listen or change their minds, continuing the refuted talking points -- then one of two things can happen, both bad.
First, the site loses cohesiveness and focus, and internecine warfare breaks out. Or second, there is a mass purge and the free-wheeling debate which led to everything being winnowed down to truth in very short order, goes by the wayside.
It used to be the "older" FReepers would act as unofficial shepherds to keep things in line: but with the succession of erstwhile conservative Presidential claimants (the more so as the Heiress Apparent held off due to a withering barrage from the Dems, and no support from the GOP, and trolls here stirring up dissension), where each claimaint had their own choir, and a failure to coalesce around ONE candidate -- the unity of the site broke up, to reflect the splintering of the party as a whole.
The REASON for this, is that the GOP has discovered the Dem technique of forking: pressing forward, being prepared to exploit whatever happens as though THAT had been your intent all along.
So, if Romney gets the nomination and wins against a weak
Jimmuh Dhimmi Carter II, that "proves" that the big tent strategy worked; but if he loses, that "proves" that the purity fascisct social conservatives just gunked up the works.
Romney is the ultimate trojan horse of the GOP-e to try to separate the social conservatives from the fiscal conservatives. And if his flying monkeyshadn't stabbed Palin repeatedly beginning with the 2008 CAMPAIGN, and the rest of the GOP hadn't been having too much fun spending like drunken sailors (allowing Obaama to run to the right of them), and if Dubya had defended himself and provided for a viable successor candidate for the Presidency, we wouldn't be in these straits.
The GOP-e is trying the same technique here on FR.
That being said: I respect those who say "they cannot in good conscience vote for Romney". But I cannot in good conscience, allow Obaama a free return trip to the Oval Office. He bids fair to destroy the last bastion of freedom on Earth, the US: and on multiple fronts--the judiciary, converting our currency like unto that of Zimbabwe, destroying our economy through nationalizing energy, destroying our health care industry, and controlling the food supply as well as laws allowing the imprisonment and execution of US citizens without trial or counsel; not to mention unilateral nuclear disarmament.
All at the same time.
The problem is simply that we are in a moral dilemma NOW, due to concerted efforts by the enemies of morality and freedom over the past, say, fifty or sixty years. The sin is much more in those who were not sufficiently vigilant, rather than those of us left with no good choices in this last-ditch effort.
Pray. Work hard. Subvert the GOP from within -- see the Precinct Committeman Project.
NO Cheers, unfortunately.
Sounds as if the mod was having a very bad day.
Wrong place, wrong time, Gunner.
FWIW, LOL! Good one.
I like her.
I don’t like the way she drug stuff out, but I like her.
If I was stuck in a foxhole with her. I could depend on her to be a good shot, and if I got hungry I could ask her to make me a sammitch. /s
Civility is the only way to remain...civil. (BTW: The South would have won if the North hadn’t cheated.)
Nice try, though.
Seemed like pretty typical humblegunner schtick to me.
Point being.. it happens for a number of reasons.
I may be many things, some of them unsavory.. abrasive, smart-assed, sometimes a royal bunghole. Pick any combination.
But the LAST thing I am is a liberal or a dem operative or anti-FR.
Yet it can still happen.