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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.”...

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


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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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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