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Tea Party Upstart Mourdock Defeats Longtime Indiana Sen. Lugar
LATimes ^ | May 08, 2012

Posted on 05/08/2012 5:29:23 PM PDT by Steelfish

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To: Bronzy
Pence lost.

Pence ran unopposed.
51 posted on 05/08/2012 6:36:07 PM PDT by TerriHaute
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To: Steelfish

Defeats Lugur? More like scalped Lugar.


52 posted on 05/08/2012 6:36:07 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Steelfish

California is a fag state. In NC this landslide vote was about a state Constitutional amendment, and the NC courts aren’t about to go fag to overturn it.


53 posted on 05/08/2012 6:37:54 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: mylife

If u Texans can get Cruz in the runoff, I think he will win.


54 posted on 05/08/2012 6:37:58 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Bronzy
Pence lost?

Pence Runs Unopposed

55 posted on 05/08/2012 6:39:16 PM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: Lancey Howard

Prop 8 was also an amendment to the CA constitution and a single gay federal district court judge overruled it.


56 posted on 05/08/2012 6:39:49 PM PDT by Steelfish (ui)
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To: lu shissler

“YES!!! And, Orrin Hatch, we’re on our way. Get Ready!!!”
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Poor Orrin didn’t even think he was going to have to primary. WRONG!

I’ll be voting for Dan Liljenquist!


57 posted on 05/08/2012 6:40:11 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: harpu

No, I was on another thread,


58 posted on 05/08/2012 6:40:23 PM PDT by Bronzy (No more RINO's)
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To: Steelfish
casting a cloud over GOP efforts to win control of the chamber.

Forget about GOP control, this makes it more likely we'll have conservative control.

59 posted on 05/08/2012 6:43:01 PM PDT by Toddsterpatriot (Math is hard. Harder if you're stupid.)
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To: Steelfish

Hey steel fish.
With the deep pocket conservative super-pacs now, involved. They will be able to compete with the GOPe and Rove’s super pacs. The playing field has been leveled.


60 posted on 05/08/2012 6:43:13 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: TMA62

Hoosier, job well done. You will remember this boric vote the rest of your life. Thanks Hoosier.


61 posted on 05/08/2012 6:45:26 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: stevio
Great job Indiana! Let’s take back the Republican party. It’s a lot easier than starting a new one.

Hear! Hear!

I've taken to saying this on all of the threads where defeatists congregate (which is just about all of them these days).

I just watched a clip where Snakehead Carville was on tv warning Democrats that they didn't appreciate how tough this election was going to be for them. I agree. I see a conservative/tea party tsunami building and I genuinely believe that we are going to sweep the 'Rats away in November.

62 posted on 05/08/2012 6:46:20 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: TMA62
That should tell you a lot about Donnelly. He is Pelosi and Obamacare.

Bingo. He's also unbelievably stupid. If Mourdock doesn't whip Donnelly in the fall I'll have to leave Indiana.

63 posted on 05/08/2012 6:46:41 PM PDT by JoeDonnellymakesmepuke
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To: SharpRightTurn
"If only we had taken our marching orders from Rove et al"

I don't see American Crossroads, er, Rove douchebagging Mourdock (which is not to say he didn't do that in Delaware and Nevada).

FreedomWorks is all in on Mourdock and isn't going to take any sh!t from Rove on a Senate candidate who is reserved yet likable & trustworthy; and most importantly, who is already perceived as the likely winner in the fall.

64 posted on 05/08/2012 6:46:41 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (=)
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To: Rome2000
The Republic dies either way.

Here's an idea: why don't you go find some other country to be a sobbing, gutless defeatist in.

France, maybe?

65 posted on 05/08/2012 6:51:14 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: tennmountainman
Defeats Lugur? More like scalped Lugar.

Skinned 'im. One skins RINOs.

66 posted on 05/08/2012 6:52:53 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Steelfish

Thank God, now we just gotta hope he doesn’t pull a Murkowski on us.


67 posted on 05/08/2012 6:53:40 PM PDT by ducttape45
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To: ducttape45

Not allowed by law in IN.

Lugar is done.


68 posted on 05/08/2012 6:55:40 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: biggredd1
Did you notice how about 150,000 of Mourock's Conservative voters slipped over into the Romney column?

What's that about?

69 posted on 05/08/2012 6:55:43 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Steelfish

It would be just like Lugar to pull a Murkowski and run as an independent, splitting the GOP vote and letting a Rat in.


70 posted on 05/08/2012 6:56:14 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: Steelfish

WOO HOO!!! Good riddance Lugar...


71 posted on 05/08/2012 6:56:22 PM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in peace, and thank you, Andrew Breitbart)
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To: cableguymn
Did it look kind of like Evan Bayh's condo home?

http://www.capitolandwashington.com/articles/state-politics/white-accuses-bayh-of-voter-fraud
72 posted on 05/08/2012 6:56:34 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: ZOOKER

Indiana has a sore loser law that doesn’t allow you to run in a party’s primary and then as an independent.


73 posted on 05/08/2012 6:57:00 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: rogue yam

YES!!!!! Thank you.


74 posted on 05/08/2012 6:57:31 PM PDT by ducttape45
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To: tennmountainman

“If u Texans can get Cruz in the runoff, I think he will win.”
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Go Texas!! Indiana has shown the way. I think that Cruz will definitely get Dewhurst into a runoff—and, at the rate Cruz is rising in the polls, has an outside shot at actually winning in the May 28th primary without requiring a run-off.

Actually, a runoff might be best for Cruz as it would serve to increase his name recognition.


75 posted on 05/08/2012 7:00:02 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: tumblindice
That law is pretty much my template for defining a RINO ~ nothing in there about ideology ~ all of it's about process and standing.

Tough running this Fall with a RINO At the top of the ticket though.

76 posted on 05/08/2012 7:01:12 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: neocon1984; Tupelo
Libertarians, all of them, are by definition RINOS ~ their allegiance is to their own Libertarian party ~ and that includes Ron Paul, that Johnson character, and others down the line running in all sorts of Republican primaries.

We need to fix this problem and keep folks who are IN other parties OUT of the primaries, whether as voters or candidates.

Even those who worked for Democrat campaigns, or contributed to Democrat candidates should be flat out banned.

77 posted on 05/08/2012 7:04:38 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Steelfish

Awesome.


78 posted on 05/08/2012 7:04:57 PM PDT by SoDak
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To: technically right
Sounds like conservatives will be "Back Home Again in Indiana" this November. Thank god.
79 posted on 05/08/2012 7:06:07 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: rogue yam

There’s no Conservative tsunami even in the Republican party. Romney got more votes than Mourdock.


80 posted on 05/08/2012 7:08:14 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: jimbo123

8 years ago Rove was a magnificent bastard, svengali, Perfect Rovian Storm etc.

Now he’s persona non grata.

I know he’s jumped the shark, but wow.


81 posted on 05/08/2012 7:12:43 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: muawiyah

Maybe. Even probably. And cold water is good to drink; but it’s not a friendly idea to throw a bucket of it on someone enjoying a hot shower...just for fun?


82 posted on 05/08/2012 7:13:47 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Steelfish

Good stuff below from Mourdock...and Sen. John Kerry feels the blow!

Mourdock said. .......“Hoosier Republicans want to see Republicans inside the US Senate take a more conservative track....... Tonight, friends, it’s time.”

Six-term Sen. Dick Lugar, an affable and gentlemanly two-time chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee and 1996 candidate for president, lost his GOP primary Tuesday night to a once little-known challenger “...aided by a coalition of national and local tea party groups”.....

Richard Mourdock led Lugar ...60.4 percent to 39.6 percent.... with more than three-quarters of precincts reporting.

Sen. John Kerry called the loss....... “a tragedy for the Senate” ....and a “blow to the institution.”

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0512/76077.html#ixzz1uKllK1OM


83 posted on 05/08/2012 7:14:27 PM PDT by caww
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To: Steelfish
I did my part!!!

YES!!!!

84 posted on 05/08/2012 7:15:18 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Resettozero

That bucket of water is needed else that campaign may falter. I think the Democrats intend to make a hard push for that particular seat.


85 posted on 05/08/2012 7:17:08 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Ouderkirk
8 years ago Rove was a magnificent bastard

8 years ago I thought he was just a bastard. He's responsible for the majority of Bush's missteps.

86 posted on 05/08/2012 7:17:08 PM PDT by CharacterCounts (A vote for the lesser of two evils only insures the triumph of evil.)
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To: caww
Sen. John Kerry called the loss....... “a tragedy for the Senate” ....and a “blow to the institution.”

Things are looking up this evening.
87 posted on 05/08/2012 7:18:07 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Venturer

Lugar is a great pragmatist and will endorse Mourdock, just like conservatives are being asked to coalesce around Romney. The GOPe and conservatives are one big happy family.


88 posted on 05/08/2012 7:19:22 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Fiji Hill

Well Fiji...congradulations on your 7000th post...that was some old time music there....kicking my heels up with you!


89 posted on 05/08/2012 7:19:22 PM PDT by caww
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To: muawiyah

Okay then. Good thing it wasn’t me that got the cold water. I’d come after ya.


90 posted on 05/08/2012 7:20:11 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: TMA62

Am so happy for you guys....victory sure can’t be sweeter this day!


91 posted on 05/08/2012 7:20:55 PM PDT by caww
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To: muawiyah
Tough running this Fall with a RINO At the top of the ticket though.

Start where you are.

Use what you've got.

Do what you can.

Questions?

92 posted on 05/08/2012 7:22:03 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: All

So much for MSM telling the American public, the TeaParty is “losing” steam.


93 posted on 05/08/2012 7:22:24 PM PDT by Milagros (Y)
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To: muawiyah

I’m one of those. not because I like Romney, but to deny a possible Ronpaul victory where he deserves none.


94 posted on 05/08/2012 7:22:52 PM PDT by digger48
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To: muawiyah
"Did you notice how about 150,000 of Mourock's Conservative voters slipped over into the Romney column? What's that about?"

After Florida, there was an exit poll that said he was pulling about half the Tea Partiers then.

95 posted on 05/08/2012 7:27:52 PM PDT by StAnDeliver (=)
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To: Lancey Howard
the fag “marriage” ban in NC passed in a monumental landslide.

Oh this is great news too....gosh.. I needed to hear these victories...my chins been bouncing off my toes since Romney took his win?..er made his proclamation...? Whatever!

Lets hope other states ban it as well! Wa Hoo! Sweet!

96 posted on 05/08/2012 7:28:39 PM PDT by caww
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To: muawiyah
There’s no Conservative tsunami even in the Republican party. Romney got more votes than Mourdock.

Lots of Conservatives are voting for Romney in the primaries and will vote for him in November. This as been true all along. You might not like it but those are the facts.

Michelle lacked gravitas. Perry lacked presence. Cain lacked depth. Newt was untrusted and unliked. Santorum was ideologically a mixed bag and was a minority taste.

We conservatives didn't all settle on a single non-Romney candidate because they were all deeply flawed, and over the course of the primary season many Republicans, including many conservatives, settled for Romney.

It is time to stop sobbing, face facts, and start kicking 'Rat butt coast to coast and border to border.

97 posted on 05/08/2012 7:29:21 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: Steelfish

Eagles up! BTTT. Another crooked card removed from a stacked deck.


98 posted on 05/08/2012 7:29:33 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Throw the bums out who vote yes on the bailout)
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To: caww
Sen. John Kerry called the loss....... “a tragedy for the Senate” ....and a “blow to the institution.”

Music to my ears! Cry dem blues, Johnny!

99 posted on 05/08/2012 7:31:46 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: MinuteGal

Here’s a toast Minute Gal! These victories are so sweet!

Onward Tea Party...Palin and Bachman! Next!


100 posted on 05/08/2012 7:32:28 PM PDT by caww
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