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Video of Virgil Goode Appearance on Washington Journal (Must See If You Wish to be Informed)
CSpan ^ | 15 May 12 | Washington Journal

Posted on 05/15/2012 4:56:08 PM PDT by xzins

http://www.c-span.org/mobile/video.aspx?id=10737430669&vid=3

Video of Virgil Goode Appearance on Washington Journal

"Where was I on the bailouts? I voted against them. McCain...voted for; Obama...voted for. Where was I? One of 65 who opposed..."

(Excerpt) Read more at c-span.org ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: conservative; constitutionparty; elections; notbreakingnews; obamastalkinghorse; thirdparty; va2012; virgilgoode
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To: myself6

You have that luxury only if you are rare. Otherwise can you say Perot?


51 posted on 05/15/2012 10:39:10 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Mitt! You're going to have to try harder than that to be "severely conservative" my friend.)
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To: myself6
I love the smell of teamwork late at night.

Effin A!

It's catching.

52 posted on 05/15/2012 10:44:59 PM PDT by going hot (Happiness is a momma deuce)
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To: D-fendr

You’re right.


53 posted on 05/15/2012 11:01:27 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: xzins

All for Goode. We are planning on using our school building (we own it) for a large sign for him. I’ll post pics when we get it up.

Not much, I know, but that is just the beginning.


54 posted on 05/16/2012 12:04:57 AM PDT by reaganaut (VAB! Voting against both Romney and Obama. Constitution party, here I come!)
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To: xzins

Well, I honestly did try watching this. All I can say is, this guy can easily get a job on SNL as one of their regulars.


56 posted on 05/16/2012 3:24:21 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: D-fendr
If I wanted to vote for the person who most agrees with my positions, I’d vote for myself.

No principles, eh? Or just "party first?"

57 posted on 05/16/2012 3:27:48 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: myself6
Fine. We'll have to agree to disagree... But unlike yourself, I don't believe In pipe dreams..

Obama is even or behind in all polls... How in the world would they have a brokered convention? What's your path to victory there?

58 posted on 05/16/2012 3:42:49 AM PDT by NE Cons (Was a Hard-Core Perry supporter. Now Hard-Core ABO)
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To: myself6
Fine. We'll have to agree to disagree... But unlike yourself, I don't believe In pipe dreams..

Obama is even or behind in all polls... How in the world would they have a brokered convention? What's your path to victory there?

59 posted on 05/16/2012 3:42:51 AM PDT by NE Cons (Was a Hard-Core Perry supporter. Now Hard-Core ABO)
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To: myself6
To: NE Cons

Romney doesnt have a snowballs chance in hell either...

Why?

Because we wont support the SOB much less vote for him. Its just the facts of life. Deal with it...

Who is the "we?"

You and a few of your fellow Hate Mittens/Mormons Freepers who are hell bent on trying to insure that Dear Leader gets another bite of the apple and can continue his agenda as he works diligently to destroy our Republic?

Sorry, the handful who (based of "principles") will stay home or write in some other candidates name will not affect the outcome.

The rest of us Conservartives (and not necessarily Republicans) who are aware of O'Bummer's record and the CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER he poses, will do whatever we have to, to try and deny him a 2nd term and if that means voting for a RINO like Mittens, so be it.

Whatever shortcomings Romney has (and we are well aware of them all and if not y'all will keep reminding us of them...those real or imagined) he has NEVER dissed our Constitution (or bemoaned its "Negative Liberties") said or done anything which leads one to believe he HATES the United States or Capitalism, DISPARAGED our Military, or INTENTIONALLY shown any proclivity to DESTROY our Great Republic in any way, unlike "he" who we know has and anyone who CLAIMS that he is as "bad" (or WORSE) than The Community Agitator is simply misinformed, naive or just plain delusional.

Feel free to prove me wrong!!!

60 posted on 05/16/2012 4:07:43 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: myself6
However... this takes SOLIDARITY on the part of the anti-socialists. F’ing idiots who go around saying “I dont like romney, but ill vote for him against obama” are NOT F’ING helping. Your giving AID AND COMFORT TO THE ENEMY!!! Your giving the delegates and the GOP-e the VERY FALSE impression that the rest of us are going to follow your lead and vote the republican socialist.

You and your buddies need to STFU.

So, me and others who have expressed our desire not to help Obama get reelectedd are "Giving aid and comfort to the enemy," are we?

And who(m) exactly is the enemy? The GOP, the RNC or Romney?

As opposed to the DNC or Dear Leader?

And you are insisting that we just "STFU?"

What happened to all that "Civility" thingy?

What happened to the "truce" JR announced?

Does that just apply to those on your side of the aisle or are "we" allowed to express our opinions and advance our agruments as well?

Sorry, it AIN'T gonna happen, unless you or others want to declare all out war and try and get those of us who refuse to accept the fact that a Romney Presidency would in any way be as DANGEROUS as another 4 years under O'Bummer, banned simply for expressing our opinions?

That is what Libs/Leftist do when they can not prevail in the arena of ideas and move to stifle opposing viewpoints.

Why not take a page out of the Conservative playbook (as opposed to Saul Alinksy) and simply try to "Convince" us with cogent and rational arguments?

You never know until you try!!!

61 posted on 05/16/2012 4:18:19 AM PDT by Conservative Vermont Vet (l)
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To: D-fendr; WOSG; SoConPubbie; cripplecreek; P-Marlowe

The issue is potential and building a conservative party. So far as potential, if GWBush can win with 29 red states, then mathematically it takes being on only 29 state ballots to win. That only stands to reason, but it is a math answer. Reality is that it is a way to build for the future with name recognition for the growing conservative party.

The alternative is voting like a liberal....no, it’s worse than that. It’s like a radical liberal, either an international socialist or a social corporatist (nee Mussolini). Neither is an acceptable choice for a conservative.

In fact, conservatives special pleading each and every idiotic position of Romney, like gay adoption, does not drive him to the right. It allows him to move to the left.

The Romney-bots around here should be thanking their lucky stars for someone like the Constitution Party shouting out about conservatism, because the Romney-bots, even former conservative Romney-bots, think they’re doing him a favor by defending him on each and every stupid statement he makes or has made in the past.

They should be nailing his butt to the wall to keep him to the right, but, no-o-o-o....these geniuses are out there making excuses for him.

Does that hold his feet to the fire as they claim they intend to do? Hell no. It enables him to move left.

Just amazes me, because it makes you all act and look like CINOs. If you don’t start nailing him, then you’re going to end up with Kerry from Massachusetts as both nominee and president, if he happens to win.


62 posted on 05/16/2012 4:52:03 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: xzins
"Other recent breaking news has been about ABC canceling a sitcom.

Gimmeabreak!"

That was actually on NBC, and cancelled in 1987...

63 posted on 05/16/2012 4:52:35 AM PDT by StAnDeliver (\=)
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To: myself6
However... this takes SOLIDARITY on the part of the anti-socialists. F’ing idiots who go around saying “I dont like romney, but ill vote for him against obama” are NOT F’ING helping. Your giving AID AND COMFORT TO THE ENEMY!!! Your giving the delegates and the GOP-e the VERY FALSE impression that the rest of us are going to follow your lead and vote the republican socialist.

That is right on the money, m6. If I weren't a Goode man, sold out to conservatism and the rejection of socialism/liberalism, then I'd be shouting out the same message.

As it is, we're trying to organize conservatives as opposition to the 2 liberal parties.

If your efforts fail, then come join us. We at least are running a conservative and not a lifelong liberal.

64 posted on 05/16/2012 4:58:57 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet
Feel free to prove me wrong!!!

romneycare, gay adoption, "gay couples", higher taxes/fees, pro-abortion,

game, set, match

65 posted on 05/16/2012 5:02:34 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

No, CVV. When you defend Romney you allow him to move to the left. I thought you “conservatives” were holding his feet to the fire.

Romney came out in favor of Gay Adoption and Gay Couples adopting indigent kids.

What do you think of that?


66 posted on 05/16/2012 5:04:41 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: xzins

Which one is the conservative: Obama, Romney, or Goode?

Which one has a snowball’s chance in hell of being elected? You are making good arguments for a primary, but that ship has sailed. Time for everyone who does not want Obama elected to get behind the GOP nominee. Don’t like him much? Then work like hell for the next four years getting TEA Party types elected in national, state, and local races. Help build a farm team that can remake the Republican party. In the meantime quit helping Obama get re-elected, and start helping to defeat him.


67 posted on 05/16/2012 5:06:07 AM PDT by csmusaret (Obama's new slogan: "Fo Mo Mo Fo.")
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To: csmusaret

And every time Romney hears you say “I’ve got no choice.” he moves to the left.

I thought you all were holding his feet to the fire???


68 posted on 05/16/2012 5:39:32 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: StAnDeliver

:>)

Jaime Escalante

Had a chaplain assistant once who was one of his students in real life during the time that movie portrayed. She was a good kid.


69 posted on 05/16/2012 5:41:48 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: nikos1121

I take it you don’t like southern accents...his answers were direct, clear, and thoughtful.

His ideas were right on the money.


70 posted on 05/16/2012 5:43:25 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: xzins

Apparently we have a difference of opinion. If a couple of million people came over to my point of view, we would send Obama to the trash heap of history. If those same people went over to your point of view Obama would win, and your guy would still be a pimple on the ass of the body politic.


71 posted on 05/16/2012 5:46:42 AM PDT by csmusaret (Obama's new slogan: "Fo Mo Mo Fo.")
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To: csmusaret

You avoided the issue, Sergeant Major. When you say, “We have no choice.” you are NOT holding his feet to the conservative fire.

Or are all the “got no choicers” gonna just roll over?


72 posted on 05/16/2012 5:51:07 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: xzins

Of those three? Goode. Hands down...


73 posted on 05/16/2012 5:55:44 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: Drew68

“Would I rather have Obama, Romney, or Goode as my president?”

Goode is a former democRAT congressman.

If you like democRATS, Obama is your man.

Goode will only be in the ballot in a couple of states.


74 posted on 05/16/2012 6:04:41 AM PDT by bibo_ergo_sum
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To: xzins

I never said “We have no choice.” We have a very clear choice: elect Obama or elect Romney. Voting for Goode is just like voting for Obama. Think you are sending a message by voting for a fringe candidate? Go fart in a whirlwind; that sends just as much of a message. Don’t think Romney is conservative enough? Well neither do I, but he is the MOST conservative candidate running with even a remote chance of winning. I guess you missed the part where I said work to elect TEA Party candidates at every level in order to re-make the GOP from the inside. That will ensure a better slate of candidates for future primaries. In the meantime elect Romney as the place holder and elect enough Conservative Congress critters to keep him in line. Vote Romney or elect Obama-that is the choice!


75 posted on 05/16/2012 6:40:23 AM PDT by csmusaret (Obama's new slogan: "Fo Mo Mo Fo.")
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To: Labyrinthos
And what makes this “breaking news?”

Hint - something doesn't cease to be "breaking news" just because you don't like the candidate that it's about.

76 posted on 05/16/2012 6:47:49 AM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (Anybody but Obama and Romney)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet; All
Feel free to prove me wrong!!!

Both of them

And that's just off the top of my head.

Further, I see no reason - absolutely none - to believe that Romney will have any more adherence to the Constitution that Obama does, or that Romney will oppose/rollback any of the things going on now that are blatant attacks upon our Constitution and freedom, things like the TSA overreaches, the VIPR searches, Agenda 21, etc. etc. Simply put, a Romney regime will just be "steady as she goes" on destroying the Constitution, pursing the same course already under way.

Likewise, what real evidence do we have that Romney will, for instance, remove the czars and close down that apparatus? More than likely, Romney will continue them and "conservatives" will suddenly stop squawking about these unelected and unnominated positions, since it's "our" guy who's at the helm. That's what happens every time. "Conservatives" gripe about overreaches by the Dems, but then go strangely silent when it's a Republican continuing the same policies.

Further, we have no real evidence that Romney will pursue a better foreign policy. I would expect that superficialities like the apology tours might end, but as for actual nuts and bolts policy decisions, I doubt he'd change much from Obama. After all, worldview will shape foreign policy, among other things, and since the two seem to share similar worldviews, I don't see a Romney foreign policy team being much different, other than to walkback the Anglophobia of this administration.

77 posted on 05/16/2012 7:09:58 AM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (Anybody but Obama and Romney)
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To: csmusaret; P-Marlowe; cripplecreek

Let me try to write this correctly one more time.

Those who support Romney do so because they have no other choice. That is what they say. That’s essentially what you said, “obama or romney”. IOW, you believe that if you vote for anyone other than romney then you are helping obama.

However, these “got no choicers” also say that they are the conservative base, that they’ll raise holy hell when romney gets out of line, etc, etc.

But, they aren’t holding his feet to the fire. When he came out supporting gay adoption, their first words were about (1) if you injure Romney then you’re electing obama. or (2) it’s about the economy stupid, quit diverting the discussion.

As you can see, CSM, either answer gives Romney a pass and allows him to move one more step to the left. And this from people who swore they’d hold his feet to the fire.

Bah humbug. The only thing they’ve held to the fire so far is a marshmallow.

They are quickly becoming leftist enablers. In fact, the simple acknowledgement that you have no choice enables Romney to move to the left.


78 posted on 05/16/2012 7:31:36 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: bibo_ergo_sum
If you like democRATS, Obama is your man.

Believe me, I have no intentions of voting for Virgil Goode, or Barack Obama.

79 posted on 05/16/2012 7:37:23 AM PDT by Drew68 (I WILL vote to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!)
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet; Jim Robinson

“You and a few of your fellow Hate Mittens/Mormons Freepers who are hell bent on trying to insure that Dear Leader gets another bite of the apple and can continue his agenda as he works diligently to destroy our Republic?”

Are you really claiming that the reason people on FR oppose Mitt is because he’s Mormon?


80 posted on 05/16/2012 7:40:12 AM PDT by libdestroyer
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To: bibo_ergo_sum

“Goode is a former democRAT congressman.
If you like democRATS, Obama is your man.
Goode will only be in the ballot in a couple of states.”

Reagan was a former democrat. Was he not conservative in your view?


81 posted on 05/16/2012 7:47:36 AM PDT by libdestroyer
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To: csmusaret
I never said “We have no choice.” We have a very clear choice: elect Obama or elect Romney. Voting for Goode is just like voting for Obama. Think you are sending a message by voting for a fringe candidate? Go fart in a whirlwind; that sends just as much of a message. Don’t think Romney is conservative enough? Well neither do I, but he is the MOST conservative candidate running with even a remote chance of winning. I guess you missed the part where I said work to elect TEA Party candidates at every level in order to re-make the GOP from the inside. That will ensure a better slate of candidates for future primaries. In the meantime elect Romney as the place holder and elect enough Conservative Congress critters to keep him in line. Vote Romney or elect Obama-that is the choice!

---NEW STRATEGY FOR DEMOCRATS GOING FORWARD---
1. Nominate a Democrat more liberal than Obama 2. Get Obama to switch parties 3. GOP suckers will vote for "the lesser of two evils" 4. Enjoy your socialism!!!
82 posted on 05/16/2012 7:53:50 AM PDT by libdestroyer
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To: Conservative Vermont Vet

The enemy is socialism and socialists, regardless of the party they infest. So that means that Obama, Romney and the “progressive” jack asses in the GOP ARE the enemy.

I agreed to no truce with socialists or their supporters.


83 posted on 05/16/2012 7:54:04 AM PDT by myself6
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To: libdestroyer; Conservative Vermont Vet; P-Marlowe; cripplecreek

I’ve seen the “hate mittens/mormons” thing, and I agree that it isn’t true.

It is true, however, that those who declare early their support for someone, enable that someone to quit worrying about them. Especially if he thinks he has them over a barrel.

The Romney “got no choicers” are enabling Romney to move to the left....that’s why he was able to signal to the gay community that he’s in favor of BOTH “gay adoption” AND “gay couples”.

He’s safe with them because they’ve already told him that they “got no choice”.


84 posted on 05/16/2012 7:54:52 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: libdestroyer

I cant F’ing stand Obama or romney for the same reason.

THEY ARE BOTH SOCIALISTS...


85 posted on 05/16/2012 7:55:51 AM PDT by myself6
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To: xzins

“He’s safe with them because they’ve already told him that they “got no choice”.”

Basically conservatives are the Republican Party what blacks are to the Democrat Party.


86 posted on 05/16/2012 8:00:31 AM PDT by libdestroyer
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To: bibo_ergo_sum
http://projects.washingtonpost.com/congress/members/g000280/

Thought folks might want to see this: Virgil Goode’s voting record. I'll let you draw your own conclusion on it.

88 posted on 05/16/2012 8:08:51 AM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

I would rather have paul for the reasosn you mentioned, even though paul is a moonbat, he would at least somewhat respect the constitution more than Romney and definately more than Obama.....

That being said a vote for paul is a vote for stuipid.


89 posted on 05/16/2012 8:28:54 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: xzins; csmusaret; P-Marlowe; cripplecreek
However, these “got no choicers” also say that they are the conservative base, that they’ll raise holy hell when romney gets out of line, etc, etc.

But, they aren’t holding his feet to the fire. When he came out supporting gay adoption, their first words were about (1) if you injure Romney then you’re electing obama. or (2) it’s about the economy stupid, quit diverting the discussion.

Exactly right. And the reason they aren't holding Romney's feet to the fire is because they CAN'T. Not only because of the "got no option" argument, but also because of the fact that, because of the way the primaries played out and the way conservatives stupidly split up among 7 different other candidates, each condemning all the others as abject RINOs for disagreeing on two or three points, conservatives now have no sway on the GOP nominee.

Let's face it - Romney has ZERO reason to listen to a blithering thing that the conservative base may say or want. He's proven that he can win without the conservative base because of a combination of open primaries and the base's own stupidity/truculance/disorganization. All these people who think that they're going to "keep Romney honest" during a hypothetical Romney administration are fooling themselves. Romney can nominate all the liberal judges he wants, veto all the conservative legislation he wants, push for all the new spending programs he wants - and there's not a blessed thing conservatives can or will do about it because in 2016, we'll just have to vote "for the lesser of two evils" all over again against whoever the Dems nominate.

It's a game - and most conservatives don't have the courage to stop playing it.

90 posted on 05/16/2012 8:35:32 AM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (Anybody but Obama and Romney)
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To: Yashcheritsiy; P-Marlowe

All of what you say is right on the money, and I support it.

Nonetheless, the “got no choicers” should at least try to live up to their promise.

They should try to sidestep, obfuscate, ignore, special plead, demonize, whatever, when Romney says or does something from his natural left side.

They should be jumping on his with both feet.

Instead, they are bending over.

“Cino Milquetoast at your service.” should be their byline.


91 posted on 05/16/2012 8:41:34 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: Yashcheritsiy; P-Marlowe

All of what you say is right on the money, and I support it.

Nonetheless, the “got no choicers” should at least try to live up to their promise.

They should try to sidestep, obfuscate, ignore, special plead, demonize, whatever, when Romney says or does something from his natural left side.

They should be jumping on him with both feet.

Instead, they are bending over.

“Cino Milquetoast at your service.” should be their byline.


92 posted on 05/16/2012 8:41:44 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: xzins

I choose to remain “uninformed” and will not watch the video.


93 posted on 05/16/2012 8:45:36 AM PDT by Former War Criminal (Who am I? Why am I here?)
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To: xzins
Those who support Romney do so because they have no other choice. That is what they say. That’s essentially what you said, “obama or romney”. IOW, you believe that if you vote for anyone other than romney then you are helping obama.

However, these “got no choicers” also say that they are the conservative base, that they’ll raise holy hell when romney gets out of line, etc, etc.

But, they aren't’t holding his feet to the fire. When he came out supporting gay adoption, their first words were about (1) if you injure Romney then you’re electing obama. or (2) it’s about the economy stupid, quit diverting the discussion.

As you can see, CSM, either answer gives Romney a pass and allows him to move one more step to the left. And this from people who swore they’d hold his feet to the fire.

Bah humbug. The only thing they’ve held to the fire so far is a marshmallow.

They are quickly becoming leftist enablers. In fact, the simple acknowledgement that you have no choice enables Romney to move to the left


You illustrate an excellent point. You can't hold a Republicans feet to the fire and provide party unity at the same time.

You see this problem in the objects folks post to threads critical of Romney. Many of the ‘no choicers’ ask, “why are you bringing this up it can only hurt Romney and in affect supports Obama.?” - Putting aside that statement for now, I ask “How can we hold Romney's feet to the fire if we can't criticize his moderate views?”

Personally, I see no way to reconcile the two. I agree with those saying that being critical hurts Romney, however if we all just fall in line and pull for ‘our’ boy we lose the ability to back up any attempts to hold him to the fire.

To those that say “we need to be behind him now, but hold him to the fire after the election.” I'm afraid this may thinking may be indulging in a false hope. The need to provide a unified party does not stop at the inauguration. Indeed to the media the reelection is just beginning. And so the same argument's used during the campaign will apply during Romney's first term. I can find no historic example of a moderate president having his feet held to the fire. Traditionally the president sets the agenda, Bush gives an illustrative example. He was more conservative than Romney,yet the Republican in the congress and the senate still were unable to hold him to Conservatives and many issues.

I have given up on the election as being between Socialist R and Socalist D. You are free to disagree, but that's not the point. I do not expect Virgil Goode to win, however, I see no other way to send a message to the Republican party. Given that supporting Romney, but holding his feet to the fire is impractical, I won't try. Instead I'll support a man who more closely fits my principals and hope the Republicans take notice that they are losing the base they continually abuse. In the end my hope is that either the Republicans learn to stick to their principals, or find themselves supplanted as conservative support fades. If the current path of more and more moderate Rebulicans continues our nation is doomed. The time has come to make a change.

94 posted on 05/16/2012 8:47:11 AM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: Former War Criminal

who are you? why are you here?


95 posted on 05/16/2012 8:48:21 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: libdestroyer
Basically conservatives are the Republican Party what blacks are to the Democrat Party.

Only cheaper. We don't have to be bribed with endless social programs etc.

96 posted on 05/16/2012 8:50:31 AM PDT by Idaho_Cowboy (Ride for the Brand. Joshua 24:15)
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To: Idaho_Cowboy; Yashcheritsiy; csmusaret; P-Marlowe; cripplecreek

Great Post, IC!

Let me add, though, that when we support Goode we cause the “no choicers” to react and at least continue to claim they are conservatives instead of CINOs.

That might cause them to try harder to “look like” a conservative, and that might cause Romney’s research team to tell him that the “winds” say he should believe “this or that” more conservative view because that’s what the polls are saying about their own people.

And that might cause the GOP-e platform to be a little less liberal.


97 posted on 05/16/2012 8:54:52 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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To: myself6
The GOP loses... GAURANTEED...

What kind of "GAURANTEE" are you giving? I'd love some of that action.

98 posted on 05/16/2012 8:55:58 AM PDT by Former War Criminal (Who am I? Why am I here?)
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To: Idaho_Cowboy; xzins
Personally, I see no way to reconcile the two. I agree with those saying that being critical hurts Romney, however if we all just fall in line and pull for ‘our’ boy we lose the ability to back up any attempts to hold him to the fire.

Agreed. Further, even if we do get a great, slam-bang, uber-conservative Congress, it still isn't going to do much good with Romney in office, because the newbies will just fall into line and "go Washington" in a short period of time, since "nobody wants to embarrass our own Part's President!!!"

Unless we get a GOP Congress that IS willing to embarrass a President Romney, it will be just as all over for the country as if Obama had won re-election. A GOP Congress must be willing to assert itself and override Romney's vetos, refuse to advance his legislation, and vote down or filibuster his judges, unless what he is proposing is somehow miraculously inline with conservative, constitutionalist principles.

Yeah, I don't hold high hopes for that happening, either, especially after seeing how a GOP Congress worked hand-in-glove with Dubya to increase the size and scope of government to its greatest extent (at that time) ever.

They don't call them the Resluglicans for nothing, y'know.

99 posted on 05/16/2012 8:58:01 AM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (Anybody but Obama and Romney)
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To: Yashcheritsiy
They don't call them the Resluglicans for nothing, y'know

LOL!

100 posted on 05/16/2012 9:01:14 AM PDT by xzins (Vote Goode not Evil (the lesser of 2 evils is still evil))
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