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Frank discussion re our loss to Obama/Romney and the future direction of FR and tea party movement
Click here to pledge your support! ^ | May 4, 2012 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 05/04/2012 6:31:27 AM PDT by Jim Robinson

My FRiends, we might as well face the reality that we the combined pro-life conservative movement and tea party coalition have lost this round (the presidential election) in the larger battle to reclaim our constitution and our inalienable rights. Rove, Romney and the GOP-e have successfully destroyed and driven off each and every pro-life conservative tea party candidate from the race and all have surrendered to the Romney camp. It is no secret that Romney is not one of us. There is absolutely no doubt that he has never accomplished a single conservative thing in his entire political career (one term as liberal governor of liberal Massachusetts and six years campaigning for president). In Massachusetts, he undeniably championed abortion, gay rights, global warming, gun control, big government statist mandated/socialized health care programs, liberal judges, TARP, bailouts, stimulus spending, debt limit increases, etc, and even though he's recently claimed a complete reversal in political beliefs and no longer despises pro-life conservatives or the time of Reagan-Bush, I still don't trust him. He still stubbornly holds on to some of his statist beliefs, like global warming, gays in the military, RomneyCare, stimulus spending, etc, so there is no way I can vote for him or join Cain, Perry, Bachmann, Newt or any others who are endorsing him. But I will not act on my prior promises that I would actively campaign against him if he wins the nomination. Our combined movement is already torn and splintered and is going to have to be mended if we're going to have any impact whatsoever against the liberal/progressives and statists after the election. To that end I propose a TRUCE among our conservative forces during the remainder of this election cycle.

We conservatives have already lost the presidency to either the Dems or the GOP-e, and if we tear the tea party apart, if we tear the pro-life movement apart, if we tear FR apart then we lose it all. It's far more important that we re-unite and live to fight another day. Even if we can't vote for a true conservative for the presidency, it's doubly important that we all turn out on election day or sooner and drag our friends, neighbors, relatives, co-workers, etc, to the polls to vote straight conservative for every slot on our ballots. The only way we can win our freedom back is to vote out the liberal progressives and vote in as many liberty loving conservatives as is humanly possible into every elected office at every level of government all across this great land. To prevent a total loss to the dems or GOP-e, we must continue the tea party rebellion into November and beyond. Whatever else you may do, you must turn out and vote straight tea party conservative down ticket!!

We must continue expanding our inroads into the state houses and into every elective office in the land. We must continue building on our majority in the house and we must retake the senate!! We must help the conservative governors and state legislatures to fully restore the ninth and tenth amendments and reclaim the real political power away from the federal usurpers and return it to the states and the people per the constitution!! This way, regardless of who wins the presidency, we can cut his unconstitutional expansionist movements off at the knees. And if any executive, civil officer or judge dares commit impeachable offenses, we must hold the majorities so we can impeach and remove them from office!!

And we must salvage and rebuild and continue strengthening our conservative pro-life, pro-family, pro-gun, pro-borders, pro-constitution, pro-small government, pro-defense, pro-liberty movements and our tea party coalition. And we must stop ripping each other apart!!

Therefore I hereby propose a general truce among our conservative forces!!

The Republic we save may be our own!!

As far as FR's finances go, we're in the same boat as the rest of the economy and will have to make do with what we can raise. Fortunately, the big debts we ran up a couple years ago have been paid off. We borrowed approx $20,000 a few years ago from two FReepers to fund our national convention, plus we ran up another $20,000 in legal fees during the last couple of years fighting off Righthaven. But those are now behind us and paid off. We also did quite a bit of traveling each year for the last three years on cross country tea party tours, but I think we can now cut that back and remove it from our budget requirements. If we're fortunate enough to not incur any additional legal costs or equipment costs (other than what we've already planned), and cut the travel and a few other areas, we should be able to tighten our belts enough to weather the storm even if we fail to reach our short term fundraising goals.

Whatever the outcome of the elections, we are prepared to roar into 2013 with the tea party chewing up liberal/progressives and RINOs and raising hell in our never ending fight for liberty!!

We are the resistance!!

Let's take the enemy head-on instead of fighting each other!!

Damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead!!


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To: Magic Fingers
I hope I haven't been sactimonious, but I can't vote for a pro-abortion, big government, anti-gun liberal like Romney.

And I don't think he can win. The GOP has a poor record when it comes to running moderates and liberals.

No sale.

/johnny

1,301 posted on 05/05/2012 11:11:54 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Finny

For God Gave Us ...A Spirit Not Of Fear But Of Power....2 Timothy 1:7


1,302 posted on 05/05/2012 11:13:25 AM PDT by caww
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To: volunbeer
You win the fight with what you have at that moment. You worry about getting a better rifle, pistol, stick, or takedown move after you win the fight in front of you.

Well said, and true. I love it! Sincerely. It's a sad smile, though: "Win the fight" -- by electing a politician with a documented record of advancing five major liberal positions that I've always voted Republican to oppose.

See, that doesn't look like a "win," especially when evidence is ample that the polished, slick individual in question has demonstrated pretty progressive tyrannical tendencies and has a camp that is ruthless, arrogant, devious, and holds conservatives in contempt.

That looks like losing, to me.

It looks like losing in order to avoid a confrontation with Obama, a guy most Americans either loath or have come to regret. The reason "rebellion is in the air" is because a tyrannical minority has illegitmately seized power of the majority -- the fracas over voter ID is a small but profound indicator of that. Most Americans loathe Obama; observation tells me that regardless of what image the MSM tries to project, the reality is that most Americans are sick of Obama. We already know that most Republicans reject Romney.

Just some observations.

1,303 posted on 05/05/2012 11:26:17 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent * By the way, Ted, voting for Romney is voting stupid.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Conservative legislature would force executive branch, (O'Romney), to govern in the Right direction. The problem for me lies in allowing the hard left to select a single Scotus nominee within the next four yrs of an Obama admin. A pledge from any GOP senatorial candidate to defeat any potential Obama nominee that wasn't a strict constitutionalist would ease some of my apprehension about not voting for Romney.
1,304 posted on 05/05/2012 11:35:00 AM PDT by Kudsman
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To: Graewoulf

Any strategy to clear Romney out of the nomination to make way for a limited government conservative, is okay by me.


1,305 posted on 05/05/2012 11:43:26 AM PDT by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent * By the way, Ted, voting for Romney is voting stupid.)
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To: Jim Robinson

The other issue on my mind is that of allowing the fifth column to attach the moniker of conservative to Romney. His actions will be purposely misconstrued as conservative as well, even as we know them to be a continuation of socialist statism. If obamacare is upheld in whole or part the resulting catastrophe will also be attached to a four year Romney admin.


1,306 posted on 05/05/2012 11:49:49 AM PDT by Kudsman
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To: JRandomFreeper

I hope I haven’t been sactimonious, but I can’t vote for a pro-abortion, big government, anti-gun liberal like Romney.
And I don’t think he can win. The GOP has a poor record when it comes to running moderates and liberals. No sale.”

You certainly haven’t been sanctimonious to me and I appreciate your position. However, my position on another 4 years of the insinuation of outright Communism into every facet of government and our personal lives by Obama and his minions, feverishly working to implement the “fundamental change” they’ve dreamed of their entire lives, is likewise...”no sale”. And of course Romney can’t win if a sufficient number of people don’t vote for him, but Obama can be denied a final crack at destruction if enough do. What I’ve seen so far (even with a Repub-dominated House) gives me zero encouragement that Zero will be reined in in any meaningful way in the coming term. I never gave a thought to voting for Romney until it became apparent that he’s the only one with a theoretical chance of beating Obama, but I don’t think it’s “chicken little” thinking to be concerned that the effect of the 2008 coup may never be sufficiently undone if it’s allowed to continue for another 4 years. If nothing else, Romney’s not remotely as skilled at (or committed to) destroying the country and implementing Communism as Obama is. I understand that your mileage may vary :)


1,307 posted on 05/05/2012 11:52:22 AM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Bigun

We are hunting RINO!

It is a target rich environment!


1,308 posted on 05/05/2012 12:03:31 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: SoConPubbie

Yawn. If you actually were being honest about Mitt Romney’s positions, you’d actually record them accurately rather than respam the same old biased GIGO.


1,309 posted on 05/05/2012 12:11:43 PM PDT by WOSG (Anyone But Obama)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

“If you want to influence the outcome, you choose D or R”

“No, if you want to influence the outcome, then you take the game away from the GOP-E and the rest of the politicos who have gamed it to their advantage.”

Letting Obama win another term doesnt do that.
Instead it lets Obama complete his project to turn USA into a Euro-socialist secularist big government cradle-to-grave welfare state.

The place to move the party is in primaries; the presidential primary is over, there is a chance to impact the GOP-E in other primaries (eg replacing Lugar with Mourdock in indiana).

“As it stands now, “choosing D or R” is not exercising influence. It’s exercising no choice at all. “

The choice is Romney v Obama. If you dont see a difference, you are not paying attention.


1,310 posted on 05/05/2012 12:18:25 PM PDT by WOSG (Anyone But Obama)
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To: Magic Fingers; All
That’s the power of Mitt-rage for ya...

That's the contempt of Pro-Romney folks for ya ... letting quite a few of us here, including the site's owner, know loud and clear that you're so stupid you would reject Romney only and purely out of rage, like a little spoiled child, because you are such a dolt. You reject Mitt only because of your "rage," silly little thing.

1,311 posted on 05/05/2012 12:25:18 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: Jim Robinson; All

“Let’s take the enemy head-on instead of fighting each other!!”

I do so agree Jim. Let’s respect the fact that we don’t always have to agree on each and every issue - as long as we do agree on the “basics”.

1. We are a Republic - and saving the Republic, our Constitution and our Bill of Rights is more important than our little petty disagreements.

2. We have people in our government who are hell bent on tearing this country apart .. and I, for one, am hell bent on not allowing that to happen.

3. R-e or not, we do know the R-e are terrified of the Tea Party .. and well they should be. I’ve seen a total resurgence lately, which proves they are not dead at all .. as the left hoped. With this information, we do have leverage we can use to nudge (or shove - as the case may be) the R-e more to the right.

4. Don’t forget your local and state-wide elections .. they can be more important than you think.


1,312 posted on 05/05/2012 12:28:02 PM PDT by CyberAnt ("America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth".)
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To: WOSG

“Letting Obama win another term doesnt do that.
Instead it lets Obama complete his project to turn USA into a Euro-socialist secularist big government cradle-to-grave welfare state.”

And he has been primed and trained his entire life to accomplish just that, and he has saturated the government with people of like mind. We underestimate his skill and determination to destroy the country at our peril. The full extent of the inroads he’s already made won’t be fully known for years, if ever. Four more years of these termites wrecking the foundation - and institutionalizing their presence in perpetuity via regulations - may present an unrecoverable situation.


1,313 posted on 05/05/2012 12:32:56 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: WOSG
The choice is Romney v Obama. If you dont see a difference, you are not paying attention.

Remember that old adage, "A stiff prick has no conscience"? It's the same way here with the moral masturbation of those who claim that since there's no intrinsic difference between Obama and Romney withholding a vote from Romney with the result of Obama winning is a moral thing to do. And just as a boner often leads to a jettisoning of reason, so does the desire to be right above all else lead to doing something, anything, no matter how contrary to reason (such as equating what Obama actually IS as president with what they FEAR Romney will be) and to one's own welfare (the continuance of Obama's actual policies versus the possibility of having a House, Senate, and Presidency that could be pressured to start reversing them), in order to be able to say, "See? I was right but I'm still not to blame."
1,314 posted on 05/05/2012 12:33:49 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: rogue yam
There have been many Romney supporters on FR over the years but there has also been a concerted and ugly campaign to drive them away and silence them.

{^) LOL![^))

Try going back to some Romney threads during the 07-08 primaries when Romney supporters were an open part of the FReeper mix. The "concerted" part was more concentrated on the conservatives' side, and the "ugly" part was most assuredly dominated by the Romney side. They were cleaned out because they were ugly and shrill and hostile, pretty much as a group -- it was amazing.

1,315 posted on 05/05/2012 12:36:01 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: knews_hound

bye...


1,316 posted on 05/05/2012 12:37:03 PM PDT by caww
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To: WOSG
Yawn. If you actually were being honest about Mitt Romney’s positions, you’d actually record them accurately rather than respam the same old biased GIGO.

I'm not talking about his ever-shifting positions, I'm talking about his record.

Another act of sophistry on your part.

Another act of dishonesty by a Mitt Romney supporter, how unexpected.
1,317 posted on 05/05/2012 12:38:02 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: Finny

This site’s owner and other anti-Romney folk don’t reject Romney out of rage, “like a spoiled little child”. OTHERS DO, and their spew has been evident even though you “haven’t seen it”. Once again, if the shoe doesn’t fit, DON’T WEAR IT. The fact that you repeatedly insist on carrying that banner indicates that perhaps it does.


1,318 posted on 05/05/2012 12:40:46 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Finny
........"Win the fight" -- by electing a politician with a documented record of advancing five major liberal positions that I've always voted Republican to oppose?

See, that doesn't look like a "win,".... especially when evidence is ample that the polished, slick individual in question has demonstrated pretty progressive tyrannical tendencies and has a camp that is ruthless, arrogant, devious, and holds conservatives in contempt. That looks like losing, to me.

It looks like losing in order to avoid a confrontation with Obama,..... a guy most Americans either loath or have come to regret. The reason "rebellion is in the air" is because a tyrannical minority has illegitmately seized power of the majority.

Most Americans loathe Obama; observation tells me that regardless of what image the MSM tries to project, the reality is that most Americans are sick of Obama. We already know that most Republicans reject Romney

Just some observations"...........

Bump! Yep!

1,319 posted on 05/05/2012 12:42:26 PM PDT by caww
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To: WOSG
The choice is Romney v Obama. If you dont see a difference, you are not paying attention.

As I said in this thread:

Why Christians and Patriots CANNOT vote for Mitt Romney (Vanity)

Because we know that the possibilities of a Romney presidency (with perhaps Republican control of the House and Senate) are worse than the actuality of Obama's first four years plus four more finishing what he started?

Gee, omniscience is such a great thing!

"And if asked by the psychotic axe-wielding murderer where the rest of his intended victims are hiding, I'll tell him, because, you know, it's a sin to lie and there's no way I'm going to do that! Eh? What about the butchery of the victims that happens as a result? It's not my fault. I made the moral choice and the murderer made his moral choice but there's no necessary connection between my revealing their location and his slaughtering them."

There are some things that are worse than others. The actuality of Obama as president is worse than the feared awfulness of Romney as president. The former actually has happened. The latter is only feared to happen. Equating the two and choosing to let the former happen because of the latter by not voting for the latter is an exercise in impaired reasoning, muddled morality, and defective judgment.
1,320 posted on 05/05/2012 12:45:27 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: Cletus.D.Yokel
“Campaign to the base in a primary, move to a centrist campaign in the general.”

I am well aware of that tendency in both parties.

As I have said before, I do not trust Romney. But I still may end up voting for him. Between now and November, I want to see if he continues to campaign as a conservative or if he reverses course. I will be looking especially at three issues and one decision: abortion; same-sex marriage; Obamacare; and VP choice.

During the primary campaign, Romney has said, more than once, that he is opposed to Roe v. Wade and that he would appoint SC justices like Roberts, Alito, Scalia, and Thomas. Romney has said, more than once, that he is opposed to same-sex marriage. Romney has said, more than once, that he is opposed to Obamacare. What remains to be seen is if he will continue to hold these positions during the general election campaign. Likewise with the VP choice. And even if he does continue to run as a conservative, we still don't know if he will govern as one.

But I do know that there is a heckuva better chance that Romney will govern more conservatively as President of the United States, with a relatively conservative Congress, than he did as Governor of the Communistwealth of Massachusetts, with an 85% hard-lib legislature. And it is sbsolutely certain that he will govern more conservatively than Chairman Obamao.

My "line in the sand" on voting for President, VP, Governor, Senator, or Representative has always been on the issue of abortion. I will not vote for anyone who is avowedly pro-abort (e.g., Giuliani). So if Romney were now to come out in favor of abortion, or pick a VP who is pro-abort, then I would be faced with a crisis of conscience. I cannot stomach the thought of Obama getting re-elected, but at the same time I cannot pull the lever for a pro-abort ticket.

But for right now at least, Romney is running as opposed to abortion (and same-sex marriage and Obamacare). If he continues to do so into November, then I will vote for him.

I wish there was a candidate I could have full confidence in, who also has a realistic chance of beating Obama, but there isn't. Right now the best option to me seems to be: elect Romney; elect as many conservatives as possible to the Congress; try to make Romney govern as conservatively as we can; and hope for the best. Obama is not an option.

1,321 posted on 05/05/2012 12:45:56 PM PDT by Charles Henrickson (Constitutional and social conservative Republican who wants to win)
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To: volunbeer

Believe me, I know all about the dangers of progressivism and of this administration in particular. I don’t know if I can express how sick I am that I can’t vote to get that pencil-necked, flap-eared dictator out,

But for me, the big picture you mentioned is God above country, above everything else. Lord knows I’m far from a perfect Christian. But I’ve been praying about this, and I have a strong conviction that I am not supposed to pull the lever for Romney. Picking him to lead this country would be sharing in his sins. So what do I do? Disregard what God is telling me? I can’t.


1,322 posted on 05/05/2012 1:07:30 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: Magic Fingers
"Any posters who did that are just as sactimonious as those who think themselves divinely ordained because they’re not voting for Romney."

And that is exactly the kind of bullcrap I was just talking about.

1,323 posted on 05/05/2012 1:08:56 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: CatherineofAragon

“And that is exactly the kind of bullcrap I was just talking about.”

I couldn’t agree more. Anyone who’s received guidance from God about who they should vote for is blessed, but it doesn’t make them any more of a Christian or patriot than someone who might have received a different message from their God.


1,324 posted on 05/05/2012 1:18:32 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: Magic Fingers

The only one who’s implied such a thing is you. Why would you do that?


1,325 posted on 05/05/2012 1:21:28 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: xzins; Jim Robinson
Does this truce mean I can no longer post the truth about Mitt Romney? IF so, does it mean that Romney-bots are prevented from posting positive campaign threads about Mitt Romney?

Jim,

I'm going to piggy-back on xzins post (sorry in advance xzins) because I also need some clarification.

Does this truce mean you would rather we not post articles from the past that show Romney's record?
1,326 posted on 05/05/2012 1:27:07 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: CatherineofAragon

“The only one who’s implied such a thing is you. Why would you do that?”

I’ve never implied it, I have commented on those who have. If the shoe doesn’t fit you (and based on your prior posts, it doesn’t appear to), then don’t wear it. However, if you want to pretend you haven’t seen posters on both sides of the issue use God to bludgeon others and inflate their own egos, I have nothing further to say to you.


1,327 posted on 05/05/2012 1:32:52 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: SoConPubbie; xzins

I have no problem with posting the truth about Romney.


1,328 posted on 05/05/2012 1:33:36 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Magic Fingers

Well, you actually do, because you did a neat little twist to avoid answering my question. Again, not one person on this forum who is abstaining from voting because of Mitt has even implied that they’re better Christians than others.

You did, however. Why do that?


1,329 posted on 05/05/2012 1:38:30 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: CatherineofAragon

You’re in denial and I’m not going to argue with you. Good bye.


1,330 posted on 05/05/2012 1:53:18 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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Interesting times we're living in now.
Bttt
1,331 posted on 05/05/2012 1:53:55 PM PDT by novemberslady
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To: Magic Fingers

Magic, you know what running away from the discussion means, don’t you, LOL?


1,332 posted on 05/05/2012 1:59:16 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: Finny
It is the way to look at it, an agenda-ized perspective, to compensate for the fact that in voting for Romney, you're voting for a liberal. A more complete way to look at it is that by casting your vote for someone other than Obama OR Romney in the General, neutral between those two, you are using your vote to weaken either liberal victory.

Not so, no compensation needed. We all know who and what he is. Putting the needs of us all above the wants of a few is the bigger picture. If you chose not to participate that way, thats fair and I can respect that.

No victory is weakened, that's political doubletalk and is meaningless. It may make a bunch of you who cast vote knowing you will lose feel good, but what is that really worth?

1,333 posted on 05/05/2012 2:01:51 PM PDT by fml
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To: SoConPubbie

“Another act of dishonesty” ... by you, who has mis-stated his record *and* his positions to create the false conclusion that he and Obama would be the same. How come you dont mention the fact that Romney vetoed 844 pieces of legislation out of the Democrat legislature ( with over 700 overridden by the liberal legislature)? He’s never been for gay marriage, and it takes very selective rewriting of history to justify claiming that. and so on.

But arguing with fanatics is pointless, so congrats, you ‘win’ ... Obama thanks you for your service in his re-election bid.


1,334 posted on 05/05/2012 2:03:06 PM PDT by WOSG (Anyone But Obama)
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To: fml
No victory is weakened, that's political doubletalk and is meaningless.

So ... are you saying that if Clinton had won with a 53% majority instead of a pathetic 43% plurality in 1992, that in 1994, the Republican Revolution in Congress would still have happened?

Political doubletalk? Really?

Or paralyzing panic? Fear is, after all, the ONLY argument presented anywhere to vote for statist Romney.

1,335 posted on 05/05/2012 2:18:33 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: WOSG
... Obama thanks you for your service in his re-election bid.

If Obama wins then Romney lost it....that's the game. Romney will determine if he wins this ...it's on his shoulders and the GOPS...win or loose.

1,336 posted on 05/05/2012 2:20:02 PM PDT by caww
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To: Finny

Nope, if not for a spoiler Clinton would have likely lost. A
Republican Revolution may have been a matter of course


1,337 posted on 05/05/2012 2:26:24 PM PDT by fml
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To: Finny

“are you saying that if Clinton had won with a 53% majority instead of a pathetic 43% plurality in 1992, that in 1994, the Republican Revolution in Congress would still have happened? “

Why not?
First, Clinton treated his 43% win as a mandate as if he won a majority. Second, Obama did win in 2008 with 53% of the vote ... and in 2010, the Republicans came back with a stunning victory as large as the one in 1994.

In both cases, it was the arrogance and over-reach of the Democrats, passing bills America didnt want, not their margin in the prior election, that doomed them.

The important thing here is that Obama will be unleashed in his second term to do everything he can to cement a ‘legacy’ which will disregard us, the voters, the constitution, etc. Obama’s victory will mean socialized medicine, high spending and high tax rates in USA forever.


1,338 posted on 05/05/2012 2:35:09 PM PDT by WOSG (Anyone But Obama)
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To: caww

No candidate wins or loses on their own, it takes a team effort to get the 60 million votes to win.
How does Team Obama help their guy win since they have a lousy record to run no? Attack Romney.

If Obama wins it will be thanks to the efforts of those on Team Obama who went out and attacked Romney and convinced people not to vote for Romney.

Every vote less that Romney gets is one less vote that Obama needs to win.


1,339 posted on 05/05/2012 2:41:28 PM PDT by WOSG (Anyone But Obama)
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To: aruanan

Stop using logic you will confuse the zombie yes men. /sarc


1,340 posted on 05/05/2012 2:45:19 PM PDT by MARKUSPRIME
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To: Jim Robinson; xzins
I have no problem with posting the truth about Romney.

Thanks for the clarification Jim!
1,341 posted on 05/05/2012 2:55:54 PM PDT by SoConPubbie (Mitt and Obama: They're the same poison, just a different potency.)
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To: entropy12

>I will take a picture of Obama with me in the voting booth. That might enable me to pull the lever for Romney, my last choice among repubs.

I think this is the ultimate choice we have to make. You may not decide to vote for Romney (thus not canceling someone else’s vote for Obama) BUT PLEASE FOR THE LOVE OF GOD VOTE FOR YOUR LOCAL REPUBLICANS. Even if you let Obama win, gridlock the country for 4 years.


1,342 posted on 05/05/2012 3:10:05 PM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: arderkrag

I don’t trust Romney either, but if he is all we have I WILL vote for him. NOT VOTING FOR ROMNEY IS A VOTE FOR OBAMA. That is what I WILL NEVER DO!


1,343 posted on 05/05/2012 3:12:51 PM PDT by texasblondie
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To: CatherineofAragon
Also, I would suggest to Freepers not to visit that site. Both times I went there, my computer blocked a threat. There’s no telling what kind of bugs it’s infested with, so if you value your computer, keep that in mind.

How are we supposed to know not to go there if you won't tell us what it is?

1,344 posted on 05/05/2012 4:19:24 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Running in circles and screaming is not a strategy.)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Que?


1,345 posted on 05/05/2012 4:25:49 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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To: Jim Robinson

You have my deepest respect, my brother.

Thank you.


1,346 posted on 05/05/2012 4:28:39 PM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: CatherineofAragon

You’re telling Freepers not to go to a “certain site”, but you won’t name the site.

If you don’t want to mention it in the clear, whisper it in a FReepmail.


1,347 posted on 05/05/2012 4:31:04 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Running in circles and screaming is not a strategy.)
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To: WOSG
If you dont see a difference, you are not paying attention.

I find it amusing how people always say this to the people who are, actually, paying the most attention of anyone out there.

1,348 posted on 05/05/2012 4:36:06 PM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (Anybody but Obama and Romney)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Write in Palin for POTUS 2012!


1,349 posted on 05/05/2012 4:42:13 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Well, no, I’m not telling anyone not to go; I’m advising of a threat and suggesting they keep it in mind.

I’ll Freepmail you. Most people seem to know it already, and they don’t need free advertising from me.


1,350 posted on 05/05/2012 4:47:24 PM PDT by CatherineofAragon (Time for a write-in campaign...Darryl Dixon for President)
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