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Virgil Goode submits 14,000 signatures for ballot, with help from Independent Greens
Virginia Politics ^

Posted on 07/25/2012 6:30:17 PM PDT by mnehring

With a little help from his friends, former congressman Virgil Goode has taken a key step toward getting his name on November’s presidential ballot in Virginia, submitting more than 14,000 signatures to the State Board of Elections....

..Goode was a Democrat for much of his career, then became an Independent and finally a Republican for his last six years on Capitol Hill. Now Goode is getting assistance from yet another party, the Independent Greens, whose members have collected thousands of signatures for him....

...“Virgil supports rail, and that’s our big issue and he’s with us on that,” said Carey Campbell, a member of the Independent Greens executive committee. “We’ve had for many years a good relationship with the Constitution Party folks.”...

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: goode; goode2012; greenparty; headsinthesand; independentvote; nobama; nogoode; nosama; obama2012; obamarelection; perotredux; redgreens; socialistsupport; spoiler; stalinisttactics; thirdparty; va2012; virginia; willardapologists
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The Greenies are helping Goode

The Independent Green Party sounds like the love child of Dennis Kucinich and Willie Green. http://www.votejoinrun.us/

1 posted on 07/25/2012 6:30:20 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring

Tread lightly...


2 posted on 07/25/2012 6:31:52 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's Welfare, Food Stamps, Division and Disability 'Legacy')
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To: mnehring

I’m going to vote for him because Mitt is a lying manipulative bottom feeding piece of trash.


3 posted on 07/25/2012 6:33:49 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: mnehring

Nothing says “Dem Win” like a Clintonian plurality.....


4 posted on 07/25/2012 6:34:09 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: mnehring

I see no value in voting for someone who has less than a snowball’s chance.


5 posted on 07/25/2012 6:36:14 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Running in circles and screaming is not a strategy.)
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To: cripplecreek
And Goode was a democrat, then an independant, THEN a republican, and now the greenies are helping him...

Yeah, sounds like a really trust-worthy guy. Real consistent.

6 posted on 07/25/2012 6:37:08 PM PDT by Copenhagen Smile (What if Jesus comes back like that?)
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To: cripplecreek

Tell us how you really feel! :)


7 posted on 07/25/2012 6:37:44 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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To: cripplecreek
I’m going to vote for him because Mitt is a lying manipulative bottom feeding piece of trash.

As though former Democrat, change parties faster than you can shake an etch-a-sketch Goode isn't. While Mitt was a liberal Republican governor, Goode was a Liberal Democrat congressman.

8 posted on 07/25/2012 6:38:22 PM PDT by mnehring
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To: mnehring

A vote for Virgil is as good as a vote for Ubama.


9 posted on 07/25/2012 6:38:59 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Copenhagen Smile

You vote for your liberal and I’ll vote for mine.


10 posted on 07/25/2012 6:39:30 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: mnehring

I forgot to mention that Mitt is also a coward.


11 posted on 07/25/2012 6:41:42 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: mnehring

Obama can afford to finance Ross Perot’s campaign in Virginia.


12 posted on 07/25/2012 6:43:51 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: cripplecreek
At least Romney has a chance of winning. Goode is just spoiling for the bamster.

I really dislike Romney, but we can't survive 4 more years of obama. Romney isn't Reagan, he's breathing space.

13 posted on 07/25/2012 6:48:43 PM PDT by Copenhagen Smile (What if Jesus comes back like that?)
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To: SandyInSeattle

The same no value in voting (R) on the top line in New York State.


14 posted on 07/25/2012 6:50:35 PM PDT by sefarkas (Why vote Democrat Lite?)
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To: cripplecreek

Why vote for any liberal? Why not write in Jeff Sessions or Jim DeMint?


15 posted on 07/25/2012 6:50:42 PM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard ("When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.")
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To: Copenhagen Smile; P-Marlowe; cripplecreek; cva66snipe; Elvina; Finny; greyfoxx39; Hilda; kabar; ...

Virginia proved in the primary season that it had a signature collection scam that caused Perry, Gingrich and Santorum take it to court claiming it is unconstitutional. They lost.

They also were unable to get on Virginia’s ballot.

Goode, a Virginian himself, creatively joined with others to get enough signatures.

Now ask yourself this: If Perry, Gingrich, and Santorum had all carried petitions for each other and had had each signer sign all 3, then would they have qualified for the ballot?

Yep.

I’m actually very encouraged by Goode’s creativity.

I’m surprised Paul and Romney were the only ones on the ballot now that I see what a little cooperating with people in the same situation could have accomplished.

Whupped ‘em again, din’t we Josey!


16 posted on 07/25/2012 6:54:19 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: cripplecreek

You deserve 4 more years of Obama.

I hope your karma shows up elsewhere, so America can survive.


17 posted on 07/25/2012 6:54:24 PM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: Copenhagen Smile
“And Goode was a democrat, then an independant, THEN a republican, and now the greenies are helping him...
Yeah, sounds like a really trust-worthy guy. Real consistent.”
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But...but...but, Romney is the real enemy of America!

After all the destruction Obama has brought on our nation, we still have fools that are going to help him win a second term. This notion that Obama and Romney are the same is just plain stupid.

Virgil Goode is a selfish POS!

18 posted on 07/25/2012 6:56:46 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: cripplecreek

I’m going to vote for him because Mitt is a lying manipulative bottom feeding piece of trash.

Really?


19 posted on 07/25/2012 6:58:09 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: G Larry

I think you sound afraid.

Gee that’s tough.


20 posted on 07/25/2012 6:58:42 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Hey he got 14,000 signatures, Boy they do have a low hurdle to get on the ballot there. Newt and Rick didn’t make it!


21 posted on 07/25/2012 7:00:18 PM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: cripplecreek
“I think you sound afraid.

Gee that’s tough.”
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Damn strait! Where in the hell have you been the past 3+ years? Get a clue; if Obama wins a second term, it will be “tough” for all of us! 2016 will not matter.

“Rebellion On!” Pfft!

22 posted on 07/25/2012 7:02:40 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: SandyInSeattle; mnehring; P-Marlowe; cripplecreek; greyfoxx39; kabar; mkjessup; SoConPubbie; ...
To: I see no value in voting for someone who has less than a snowball’s chance.

I see that you are from the state of Washington. Rasmussen has your state listed as solid blue, safe for OBAMA!

That means that Romney doesn't have a snowball's chance in your state. (You know it and we know it.)

What we're saying is basically what you just said. Since there's no chance at all that Romney will win in Washington State, any logic about anyone but Romney doesn't compute.

Therefore, you don't have to hold your nose and vote for liberal Romney. It isn't going to help.

You can vote your conservative principles instead...Vote for a true pro-life, pro-gun, pro-God, pro-small government conservative...vote for Virgil Goode.

23 posted on 07/25/2012 7:03:02 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: mnehring

At least the greens understand what the Goode candidacy is good for.


24 posted on 07/25/2012 7:04:34 PM PDT by pallis
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To: cripplecreek

“I’m going to vote for him because Mitt is a lying manipulative bottom feeding piece of trash.”

Understood.......but you an others would only be helping 0bamam carry VA and likely win the election. I recommend you hold your nose an vote for Willard only to stop 0bama.


25 posted on 07/25/2012 7:04:39 PM PDT by GR_Jr. (Vote Obama out now.....deal with Romney later.)
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To: Copenhagen Smile

“And Goode was a democrat, then an independant, THEN a republican, and now the greenies are helping him...
Yeah, sounds like a really trust-worthy guy. Real consistent. “

Ha! He sounds better than Mitt, who has supported every Obama idea and even modeled how to nationalize healthcare.


26 posted on 07/25/2012 7:06:47 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion ("I'm comfortable with a Romney win." - Pres. Jimmy Carter)
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To: xzins

Let me amend what I said... if I lived in Virginia, or any other state where it was close, I would not vote for a 3d party if there was a chance of keeping those electoral votes away from Obama.

And yet, Obama just left here this morning after yet another campaign stop to beg money from the fine but misguided folks in Bellevue. He’s slipping here... not much, but still slipping.


27 posted on 07/25/2012 7:08:25 PM PDT by SandyInSeattle (Running in circles and screaming is not a strategy.)
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To: cripplecreek

Do not mistake disgust for fear.


28 posted on 07/25/2012 7:10:09 PM PDT by G Larry (I'm under no obligation to be a passive victim!)
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To: GR_Jr.
Understood.......but you an others would only be helping 0bamam carry VA and likely win the election.

((shrug)) that's what they tell me. BTW I don't live in VA. LOL

I'll think about voting for Mittless when you guys reach the inevitable begging stage but no promises.
29 posted on 07/25/2012 7:10:36 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: xzins
You can vote your conservative principles instead...Vote for a true pro-life, pro-gun, pro-God, pro-small government conservative...vote for Virgil Goode.

No matter how you slice n dice it, a vote for Virgil is a vote to keep the current POS in the W.H. There is no if, ands, or buts.

30 posted on 07/25/2012 7:10:58 PM PDT by SMM48
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To: mnehring
Goode was a Liberal Democrat congressman.

Goode has ALWAYS been a pro-life, pro-God, pro-gun conservative.

When Goode was a democrat, during the Zell Miller conservative Democrat days, his voting record was far more conservative than the acceptable democrat, Zell Miller, and it was more conservative than ALL but a handful of Republicans.

31 posted on 07/25/2012 7:11:21 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: mnehring
I hope the Romney campaign kneecaps this ass.
32 posted on 07/25/2012 7:11:44 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man (T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII 2012 - "Together, I Shall Ride You To Victory")
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To: GR_Jr.

“Understood.......but you an others would only be helping 0bamam carry VA and likely win the election. I recommend you hold your nose an vote for Willard only to stop 0bama.”
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Don’t worry, they won’t.

Despite all of the damage and destruction brought on our nation by Obama, they still hold more contempt for Romney. To help them justify their decision to vote for a selfish prick like Goode, they must push the idea that Obama and Romney are exactly the same.

Whatever Romney is, he does not hate the country, and does not have as his mission, the goal to destroy it. Can you believe it... these people have more contempt for Romney than Obama, and in their selfishness, are willing to help Obama win a second term. It’s like watching the DUmmies.


33 posted on 07/25/2012 7:11:50 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: xzins

There’s a difference between a competitor and an ally.
The socialist Green Party is an ally of Goode’s, those primary wannabes were competitors.

It’s a shame they did not get the legally required signatures despite knowing the law. I didn’t bother to vote in the primary and, more importantly, attention wasn’t paid to the primary by anyone. It was a waste of time and money instead of the publicity bonus it could have been for the Party!

I don’t, however, think the Republican Party of Virginia should have conspired to evade the law for the sake of these possible candidates, despite the ‘good’ they would have gotten from doing so.


34 posted on 07/25/2012 7:12:06 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: G Larry

And don’t mistake my disgust for respect, slave.

Now git back on yer plantation and do as you’re told.


35 posted on 07/25/2012 7:13:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: mnehring
Goode was a Liberal Democrat congressman.

Just to add a final point...

Virgil Goode, as a democrat, voted FOR THE IMPEACHMENT of Bill Clinton.

36 posted on 07/25/2012 7:13:15 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: cripplecreek

So dictator obama is okey dokey for my 4 innocent little grandchildren according to you. I abhor it. It is no holds barred for the wannabe tyrant with your vision for America.


37 posted on 07/25/2012 7:13:40 PM PDT by Bluebird Singing
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To: mnehring; P-Marlowe; cripplecreek; SoConPubbie; RKBA Democrat
Goode was a Liberal Democrat congressman.

Just to add a final point...

Virgil Goode, as a democrat, voted FOR THE IMPEACHMENT of Bill Clinton.

38 posted on 07/25/2012 7:13:59 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Bluebird Singing

What kind of a person swings their grandchildren around like a weapon?


39 posted on 07/25/2012 7:16:04 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: mrsmith; P-Marlowe

There is no evasion of law in cooperating with the competition in gathering signatures.

It’s quite creative....and...quite legal.


40 posted on 07/25/2012 7:17:11 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: mnehring

Goode is just playing the Perot tactic. All it does is make a goode narcissist get full of himself. Then he takes his marbles and disappears into the night; leaving behind a worn spot in the ground.


41 posted on 07/25/2012 7:17:19 PM PDT by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: xzins

Back when Mitt was warning his illegal gardeners that they were breaking the law, Goode was actually voting to secure the border.


42 posted on 07/25/2012 7:18:33 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: SMM48

What state you from, SMM48?


43 posted on 07/25/2012 7:19:09 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: Bluebird Singing
“So dictator obama is okey dokey for my 4 innocent little grandchildren according to you. I abhor it. It is no holds barred for the wannabe tyrant with your vision for America.”
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It's really quite simple; their guy didn't win the primary (neither did mine), now they're going to have a little fit and help the Marxist win a second term. Seriously, check out their posts; they have more contempt for Romney than Obama! How freakin’ sick is that?

44 posted on 07/25/2012 7:20:50 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: cripplecreek
Back when Mitt was warning his illegal gardeners that they were breaking the law, Goode was actually voting to secure the border.

Do you mean Mitt's illegal "omigosh I'm running for the presidency" gardeners?

45 posted on 07/25/2012 7:21:03 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins

You are being obtuse.
Allies- like Goode and the Green Party- cooperate, competitors dont.

The Virginia primary was run correctly and legally and I’m offended that you called it a “scam”.
Perhaps you enjoy living in some state where election laws are ignored, I would not.


46 posted on 07/25/2012 7:22:54 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: SandyInSeattle

Rasmussen has Washington State painted a deep dark blue, the darkest blue that he has.

There is no reason for you to vote against your conscience in Washington State.

Instead, you can send a message to the GOP-E that you’re pretty darn tired of their shoving retreads, tired old men, and radical liberals down your throat.

Vote Virgil Goode.


47 posted on 07/25/2012 7:24:26 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: xzins
Do you mean Mitt's illegal "omigosh I'm running for the presidency" gardeners?

LOL but "This election is about the economy and nothing else"...well unless mitt wants to run his mouth about Chinese domestic policy. Then its heroic.
48 posted on 07/25/2012 7:25:49 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Bluebird Singing

In all fairness, whatever amount of votes taken from Mittens by Goode, the same will be lost for Obama. Goode is a good candidate( no pun intended), but a non issue imho.


49 posted on 07/25/2012 7:25:56 PM PDT by goseminoles
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To: jonrick46
“Goode is just playing the Perot tactic. All it does is make a goode narcissist get full of himself. Then he takes his marbles and disappears into the night; leaving behind a worn spot in the ground.”
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Exactly!

But the important thing is that they are able to have their little fit. So what what...Obama gets a second term, at least these guys showed Romney a thing or two!

The fact that people would take actions to give a known Marxist four more years to complete his destruction on our nation, while at the same time holding more contempt for Romney, is as twisted and sick as it gets. Supreme selfishness! Hey, my desired candidate didn't win either, but at least I can clearly see who our enemy is.

50 posted on 07/25/2012 7:26:56 PM PDT by Artcore
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