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Missourians recanting; Todd Akin just might win. (Vanity)
August 25, 2012 | pistolpackinpapa

Posted on 08/25/2012 5:19:51 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa

One of my Missouri friends called me back last evening and he has recanted. He is still pissed at Akin but, he's going to vote for him because he can't stand McCaskill. The surprising part was this: He said that everybody he has talked to, about this, within the past couple of days, feels just like he does. Akin may be semi-brain dead, but they cannot and will NOT vote for McCaskill. There are 73 days before Election Day (counting today). I have a feeling than when a lot of people, who are angry at Akin now, walk into that voting booth, they just will NOT be able to vote for McCaskill and will pull the lever for Akin. If I lived in Missouri, that would be me.

I've got a feeling cooler heads will prevail over the next 73 Days and a lot of people will swing back to Akin, simply out of hatred for her thighness. The first poll that shows the race tied or Akin one point ahead; it's gonna be on. Man, if Akin dude does pull out a win that would be the shock heard 'round the world and Claire McCaskill would have to be put on suicide watch.


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Mike Huckabee has come out strong FOR Akin. I must say, I'm not nearly as angry at Akin now as I was six days ago when I said I would not vote for him or McCaskill. Now, I'd have to vote for him. But, I live in Texas, not Missouri. So, I get to vote for Ted Cruz.
1 posted on 08/25/2012 5:19:57 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: pistolpackinpapa
One of my Missouri friends called me back last evening and he has recanted.

Wow! One voter.Well,that's it then,we can stock up on champagne in Missouri...and nationwide,for that matter...getting ready for November.Now if only Princess Liawatha in Massachusetts,just to give one example,would stop running the ads that began a few days ago accusing Scott Brown of being in favor of rape.

2 posted on 08/25/2012 5:27:20 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (The Word Is Out,Harry Reid's Into Child Porn.Release All Your Photos,Harry!)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

I slammed what Akin said early and loud on these forums.

But he did show a source, it wasn’t something he dreamed up on his own.

Many Freepers here are made up of far weaker intellectual and ethical material. Long after Akin’s source was revealed, and even linked to multiple times they continued to assert that this was some stupid thing Akin made up out of thin air.


3 posted on 08/25/2012 5:28:19 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
The only people "brain dead" are those that skewered Akin handing the left a gift of enormous proportions. Peeps gotta think first before they let loose with venom, anger, and disapproval against their own. Here's a good article for everyone to read: Making a mountain out of a Missouri molehill. Glad to hear you're having a change of heart pistolpackinpapa.
4 posted on 08/25/2012 5:29:18 AM PDT by mlizzy (And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell others not to kill? --MT)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
The people in Missouri will have a choice to make in November between a longtime conservative with his inadvertent comment that he apologized for and a backstabbing corkscrewing double-dealing prefabrication that wants to cram Obamacare down their throats.

They will choose wisely.

5 posted on 08/25/2012 5:36:05 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: pistolpackinpapa

While i’m happy that he will be voting for Akin anecdotal evidence really doesn’t prove much. Most people associate themselves with folks who think like they do so his friend base might be very different than the average person in the state.


6 posted on 08/25/2012 5:37:36 AM PDT by Woodsman27
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To: pistolpackinpapa
I just sent Akin a donation. Akin is a strong conservatives and ranks up there with Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin. He is a rare species among today's republicans. The man has an A rating from the National Rifle Association; a 100% rating with the American Conservative Union; he fought Carnahan on funding abortions in MO; he voted for the Ryan Budget. He apologized for his dumb comment and the gop establishment was quick to toss him to the wolves. LOOK at Akin’s record..don't actions speak louder than words? no true conservative will vote against Todd Akin
7 posted on 08/25/2012 5:41:45 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Sarah, I was wrong. It looks like it isn’t going to blow over in two weeks. It only took two days.

See, I can admit when I’m wrong. :-)


8 posted on 08/25/2012 5:45:52 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: MrEdd

I had no per-conceived notion that Akin made this up out of thin air. He obviously learned it from somewhere but that didn’t matter because it was still incredibly stupid to even consider in the first place. What it showed was an incredible lack of judgement. Somehow it fit his world view and uses it as a crutch of justification. Any objective research would have exposed how wrong it was. The worst part was he had no idea why people were laughing at him. Is this what passes for a representative of conservatism?

I too was/am one of those who was meciless in my comments but it was also set to bring up a much bigger point. OPEN PRIMARIES.

Those are at the root of this ever being an issue in the first place. When is the Stupid Party in those states going to realize how wrong headed it is?


9 posted on 08/25/2012 5:47:13 AM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: Gay State Conservative; All

Wow! One voter.
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No, I said that he told me that everyone he talked to felt as he did. They were very angry at first, but, apparently, they’ve chilled out a bit and realize now that they have no choice but to vote for Akin because they cannot bear the thought of McCaskill winning this thing.


10 posted on 08/25/2012 5:47:26 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: Woodsman27; All

The latest poll numbers I read shows McCaskill up by 9 points. But, I’m thinking a lot of people who will vote for Akin, in the private voting booth, could not bring themselves to tell the pollsters that they were voting for Akin for obvious reasons.


11 posted on 08/25/2012 5:52:07 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
Wishful thinking, I'm afraid. Read what Democrats have to say:

I think he should not drop out of the race," said a Democratic poll respondent Weldon Cox, 87, of an unincorporated area St. Louis County. "He won (the GOP) primary fair and square. Let the democratic process rule."

Cox admitted his view was affected by the notion that Akin "will be the easiest to beat" for McCaskill. He added that such a victory could salvage Missouri's reputation. "This is making Missouri look pretty bad. I'm frankly embarrassed, even ashamed."

12 posted on 08/25/2012 5:54:49 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: mlizzy

Great post. I read the article and thank you for sharing it.


13 posted on 08/25/2012 5:58:25 AM PDT by katiedidit1
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To: MrEdd

It wasn’t made up out of thin air in terms of “somebody else apparently BELIEVES this”, but it was terminally STUPID and a terminally STUPID thing to say in an interview.

Akin himself now says it was FALSE. That what the source says is WRONG. And he should not have said it.

In an interview he’s asked what is your view of abortion in cases of rape. And he blurts out the doozy, well, I understand that a woman’s body has ways of shutting down the process (of conception) if it’s a legitimate rape.

That is the purely dumbest thing a politician has said, that I know of, since Clayton Williams was running against Ann Richards in TX for governor, had the race won, then said as a metaphor for something else, that a thing was kind of like rape, if you can’t do anything about it, might as well lay back and enjoy it.

Hello, Ann Richards, Governor of Texas.

Don’t get me started. Oh, too late, you already did.

Try to see this...it isn’t so hard unless you resist the obvious truth...it isn’t all about the stupid statement. It’s as much about the fact that someone who would say that in the heat of an election campaign can’t be trusted to become the governor or senator of your state, because who knows what else lies in that feeble brain just waiting to pop out.

Already this guy has run around making himself a hero against the “establishment”.

Who cares? Is Sarah Palin the “establishment”? Are shocked and angry voters the “establishment”?

He’s made himself into God’s chosen, by his subsequent words.

If I were there in MO, of course I would vote for the turkey against Claire. But I’m not the same as all these moderate fence sitters.


14 posted on 08/25/2012 5:58:45 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Whistling past the graveyard.


15 posted on 08/25/2012 5:58:58 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: pistolpackinpapa
Akin made a mistake that the liberals pounced on. The Republicans (including many on this forum) came to the aid of the Democrats in making this a national issue.

Akin has apologized and asked for our forgiveness. We should accept his apology and support him. The incident was unfortunate, but let's move on and win an election. Time and distance will heal this wound.

16 posted on 08/25/2012 6:01:14 AM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: centurion316; All

But, many Missourians are ashamed of Clair McCaskill and her voting record as well. Don’t forget, Akin was up like 11 points before this debacle occurred. If half of those change their mind within 73 days or when they walk into the privacy of the voting booth, and go ahead and vote for Akin, we could have a race here. I remember Michael Dukakis was up 17 points at one time, against George H. W. in 1988. Carter was up on Reagan by double digits just days before the Election in 1980. Things can change overnight. Most Missourians are very conservative.


17 posted on 08/25/2012 6:04:18 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

I want to see these people formally apologize by donating some real money and volunteering on the campaign.

It’s shameful the way our own party treated Akin, for just misspeaking.

This doctrinaire approach more resembles the Democrats... we’re the party that’s open-minded and even capable of forgiving others.


18 posted on 08/25/2012 6:04:43 AM PDT by Derp Mountain (ship the liberals all back to Massachusetts and secede it from the union)
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To: katiedidit1

I donated too Katie. Akin is willing to take all the garbage and still stand strong.I am praying for a absolute miracle.
At the end of the day, those in MO will need to vote for one or the other. Caskill or Akin. She represents death, he represents life. Your choice MO!


19 posted on 08/25/2012 6:05:18 AM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Please tell me you posted this for a laugh.

You’re delivering us the “news” that people (some you know) have on second thought from their anger at Akin decided no, they won’t vote for Claire, they will vote for Akin after all.

If someone has anything going for them, brain-wise and politics-wise, voting for Claire was NEVER an option. So their conclusion after a few days that they won’t vote for her, no matter how mad at Akin they are, is not news.

People like this were never going to vote for HER.

However, there are plenty of other people who don’t want someone like Todd Akin representing them and their state in the US Senate, so much so they will refuse to vote for him. Whereas we know Claire’s (Obama’s) drones will vote in droves.

Before this, they were inclined to vote for him or at least against Claire because she’s too far left for MO. Now, who knows how it will shake out.

But I will say this, regardless of how it shakes out, if Todd Akin is the best MO Republicans/conservatives have to offer, that’s way too bad. Yes, I’ve seen his voting record. Fine. But a senator is MORE than a vote, he’s a personality, he’s a voice, he represents a cause greater than himself.

This guy is awful.


20 posted on 08/25/2012 6:08:38 AM PDT by txrangerette ("HOLD TO THE TRUTH...SPEAK WITHOUT FEAR." - Glenn Beck)
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To: MrEdd

I understood what he meant, although he didn’t explain the emotional response to rape well, at all. But, statistically, what percentage of women are raped, and statistically, what percentage of them are ovulating, and the numbers become dramatically miniscule. And then you add the emotional response to the trauma, and the numbers get smaller.


21 posted on 08/25/2012 6:09:38 AM PDT by ican'tbelieveit (School is prison for children who have commited the crime of being born. (attr: St_Thomas_Aquinas))
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To: MrEdd

It doesn’t matter is what he said is true or not...the MSM is going to use it as a club and that’s all there is to it.

They will beat him with it until election day...and if he wins (unlikely) he will be known as the Senator from Legitimate Rape...or some such.

The media is very powerful, still...and they will not let this go. Too many voters are stupid enough to buy their take on this.

Wish it weren’t so.


22 posted on 08/25/2012 6:12:16 AM PDT by kjo (+)
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To: txrangerette

You will not get an argument out of me. I totally understand. Guess it will come down to “Who do I hate the least?” when Missourians walk into the voting booth.


23 posted on 08/25/2012 6:16:30 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

I’m a Missourian. I didn’t vote for Todd Akin in the primaries, I voted for Steelman.

However, now that the primaries are over, I support Todd Akin. We Missourian’s chose him to run against McCaskill, and now we have to stand by him. That’s the way it goes. I’m not a sore loser, but I’ve noticed many here are!

Here’s my biggest issue: Claire McCaskill and her Leftist ideology kills babies, Todd Akin wants to save those babies.

Sure, what Todd Akin said about rape & pregnancy was stupid and insensitive, but I’ve looked through the 10 Commandments, again, and I don’t see anywhere in there where stupidity is one of those 10 sins. However, murder is!!!

If Judgment Day were today, McCaskill would be toast for her position on abortion. However, does anyone see God punishing Akin for his pro-life views, no matter how stupid his justifications are? I, for one, certainly do not see God condemning Akin for his pro-life stance, but I do see Him condemning McCaskill to Hell.

So, what’s the bottom line on this rant from me? Conservatives from all over America have crucified Todd Akin for making a silly, misguided comment. They have lost sight of the BIG picture!: McCaskill is the ENEMY, not Akin!

Those of you here who have stuck your noses into Missouri politics just to relentlessly slam Akin and call for his removal from the race, UP YOURS!!! You ARE NOT working for the Conservatives, you are working for the enemy!

So, either butt out, or come out of the closet and declare your love for Obama and McCaskill!

Cheers


24 posted on 08/25/2012 6:17:49 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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To: saganite

Whistling past the graveyard.
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Not really; I’ve resigned myself to the fact that the Dems will keep this seat. But, it could get interesting.


25 posted on 08/25/2012 6:19:25 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Ain’t gonna happen. You probably haven’t seen local TV here, but it isn’t helping Akin. You view of Missouri is also mistaken. McCain barely won the state in 2008. St. Louis, Kansas City, and Columbia are solid blue. The rest of the state is red, but that makes it 50-50. Not only will Akin lose, but Obama could now win. Unbelievable.


26 posted on 08/25/2012 6:20:54 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: Senator_Blutarski

Time and distance will heal this wound.
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Quite possibly. But, will it heal before Nov. 6?


27 posted on 08/25/2012 6:21:36 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: mazda77
"Any objective research would have exposed how wrong it was."

I'd like to see a study of violent non consent rape that backs up the 5% figure claimed. Not the "he says, she says" rape that most recent studies use. Since feminists has morphed "rape" into just about anything, recent "rape" victim studies are worthless.

28 posted on 08/25/2012 6:23:06 AM PDT by jpsb
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To: pistolpackinpapa
I for one will be glad when all this discussion about women's plumbing comes to and end! He said what he said. It no longer matters.

Overseas military ballots go out Sept. 22. General absentee ballots go out Sept.25. Look on your calendars people! One week from today is Sept.1! For those in Rio Lindo, that is but 7 days away...Time is running out.

Like it or not, Todd Akin is the Republican candidate for Senate from Missouri. Those interested in doing something besides talking can donate to below address.

Akin may be and anchor, but he is our anchor. We either weigh anchor and set sail with Todd Akin at the helm or get fed a guaranteed giant shit sandwich from Mother McRascal. Tax hikes. Gun bans. Kenya-care. Wake up sports fans!

TODD AKIN FOR SENATE

PO BOX 31222

St.LOUIS,MO 63131

29 posted on 08/25/2012 6:27:32 AM PDT by donozark (PLEASE SEE: WWW.AKIN.ORG)
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To: txrangerette
If you run down the list of important subjects in life and in policy, you will run into.something eventually about which the speaker is ignorant. Often they will make statements which are every bit as offensive to.those.to whom they apply. Often they will refuse to recant.

For example, I have seen very few lifelong civilians who have not made idiotic statements about rules of engagement should they be running a war. Statements which indicate they would innitiate the sort of rules of engagement Obutthead has us using now - which have drastically increased our casualty rate.

You seem to be of the opinion that an “I was wrong” is never enough.

How is that working for you?

30 posted on 08/25/2012 6:29:49 AM PDT by MrEdd (Heck? Geewhiz Cripes, thats the place where people who don't believe in Gosh think they aint going.)
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To: Derp Mountain

This doctrinaire approach more resembles the Democrats... we’re the party that’s open-minded and even capable of forgiving others.
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Oh, not so my friend. Did the Democrats throw the Rapist In Chief, Bill Clinton, under the bus? NO! The Senator who drowned a young lady and left her in Lake Chappaquidick, Ted Kennedy? NO! The lying, Kenyan Communist Barack Obama? NO! The inept, doofus-brain Joe Biden? NO! The Tax Cheat, Sec. of Treasury Tim Geithner? NO! The only U.S. Attorney General to ever be held in Contempt of Congress, Eric Holder? NO! The Racketeer, Charlie Rangel? NO!

The GOP has a history of shooting their own wounded; the Dems give theirs a pass.


31 posted on 08/25/2012 6:31:11 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: Derp Mountain

This doctrinaire approach more resembles the Democrats... we’re the party that’s open-minded and even capable of forgiving others.
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Oh, not so my friend. Did the Democrats throw the Rapist In Chief, Bill Clinton, under the bus? NO! The Senator who drowned a young lady and left her in Lake Chappaquidick, Ted Kennedy? NO! The lying, Kenyan Communist Barack Obama? NO! The inept, doofus-brain Joe Biden? NO! The Tax Cheat, Sec. of Treasury Tim Geithner? NO! The only U.S. Attorney General to ever be held in Contempt of Congress, Eric Holder? NO! The Racketeer, Charlie Rangel? NO!

The GOP has a history of shooting their own wounded; the Dems give theirs a pass.


32 posted on 08/25/2012 6:31:11 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: jpsb

My comments were focused on the biology lesson we received in the next breath from the “legitmate rape”. The first was bad but the biology lesson classified him as virtually certifiable.


33 posted on 08/25/2012 6:33:06 AM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: DoctorBulldog

McCaskill is the ENEMY, not Akin!
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That’s the bottom line and you, and others in MO, have 73 days to get the word out. Tell me; what is your gut feeling? Can Akin squeak out a victory over the next 73 days? Truthfully; what do you think?


34 posted on 08/25/2012 6:35:30 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa (Why is it that you never see any Obama bumper stickers on cars going to work in the mornings?)
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To: jpsb

You also have some women claiming rape just to justify getting an abortion. From what I can ascertain, Akin’s “legitimate rape” comment was an attempt to delineate between those and actual cases of rape.

However, be that as it may, abortions from rape and incest are extremely rare. Even the Lefturds on Wikipedia admit that rape accounts for only 1% of abortions, and incest accounts for only 0.5% of abortions.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion_in_the_United_States#Reasons_for_abortions

Yet, the Left continually frames the abortion debate around those insignificant figures, using them to justify their obsession with murdering babies.

Cheers


35 posted on 08/25/2012 6:41:33 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

I don’t have any doubt that the vast majority of conservatives will vote for Akin in November. The question is how much support among independents and moderate Democrats he can attract after his past gaffs and the gaffs yet to come.


36 posted on 08/25/2012 6:52:26 AM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

He can squeak out a victory ONLY, and this crucial, the GOP and other Conservatives STOP relentlessly hammering him and re-open up their wallets for him.

McCaskill had, as of July 18, $3.5 million in campaign contributions. Of course, I’m positive she’s hovering near the $10 million mark with her hidden loot in her war chest. Akin, as of July 18, had only about $500,000. The GOP and other conservative groups have withdrawn their cash infusions right after the primaries, so I’m figuring he’s still under $1 million, right now.

So, my gut feeling? Akin can squeak it out only if the Right will just STFU and start supporting him again via cash while focusing on McCaskill, NOT Akin!

Do I think this will happen? Yes! I think the Right will eventually realize their idiocy in all of this and start supporting Akin again. However, if they don’t do it soon, as in within a week or two, Akin is toast.

So, it’s up to the Conservatives and GOP:

Do you want to keep the Senate in the hands of the Democrats, or do you want to hand it over to the Republicans?

If you want to SAVE AMERICA and take back the Senate, that battle begins in MISSOURI!

The clock is ticking; you only have a week or two to decide if you can swallow your pride and support Akin with your cash and by mercilessly hammering McCaskill; or, do you keep your foolish pride and give America to the Commies again?

Cheers


37 posted on 08/25/2012 7:07:28 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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To: txrangerette
Yes, I’ve seen his voting record. Fine. But a senator is MORE than a vote, he’s a personality, he’s a voice, he represents a cause greater than himself. This guy is awful.
He does represent a cause greater than himself. Didn't you hear the misspeak? *Shrugs* Are you this tough on your family?
38 posted on 08/25/2012 7:08:40 AM PDT by mlizzy (And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell others not to kill? --MT)
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To: Uncle Chip
The people in Missouri will have a choice to make in November

Indeed they will. And, the argument is not about what conservatives will do, they will vote for the conservative. The argument is about what the independents will do. The St. Louis Dispatch reported this:

Independent voters said by a more than 2-to-1 ratio that Akin should leave the race. And they flipped from supporting Akin by a 5-4 ratio in July to supporting McCaskill by a similar ratio last week.

In a state that is very evenly divided, the independent vote is the key to any victory. Huckabee, suckabee, luckerbee, and all the king's horses and men cannot put this one back together again. McCaskill will be reelected.

39 posted on 08/25/2012 7:19:04 AM PDT by centurion316
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To: DoctorBulldog
A couple of things that may interest you and others re:Ma McCaskill's 2006 Senatorial election against James Talent.

McCaskill-1,055,255 votes. 49.6%

Jim Talent-1,006,941 votes. 47.3%.

A difference of 48,314 votes

Folks, 48K ain't an insurmountable target!! Go back to fall of 2006. Bush pounded on terribly by media. Third Battle of Fallujah commenced in Sept. and ongoing through election. IEDs. Car bombings. Casualties. Bush seemed off his game, even to those who supported him.

In MO, Jim Talent, almost professorial like in actions, demeanor seemed disengaged.Michael J. Fox came to MO and voiced his calls for stem cell research.

Ma rode in on wave of anti-Bushism. And yet she won by less than 50K votes out of more than 2 million cast!

Come on people! Get out the vote. Otherwise, it's six more years of hearing Ma squawking on TV. Read:Nails on a chalk board.

40 posted on 08/25/2012 7:24:22 AM PDT by donozark (PLEASE SEE: WWW.AKIN.ORG)
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To: donozark

Should ad source for my numbers:Missouri SOS.


41 posted on 08/25/2012 7:26:00 AM PDT by donozark (PLEASE SEE: WWW.AKIN.ORG)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Claire McCaskill’s loss on Nov 6, will be one of the many bitter pills the left will have to swallow.


42 posted on 08/25/2012 7:30:28 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (Democrats: Ticket of Dope and Chains.)
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To: txrangerette
But a senator is MORE than a vote, he’s a personality, he’s a voice, he represents a cause greater than himself.

You mean like Mitch McConnell, Susan Collins, Olympia Snowe, Scott Brown, Richard Lugar, John McCain, Lindsey Graham and and other squishy Reps. First and foremost, I want someone who will VOTE LIKE A CONSERVATIVE in the Senate in the mold of a Jim Demint, Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Jeff Sessions, David Vitter, and some others. They need reinforcements like Richard Mourdock, Ted Cruz, and Todd Akin. The conservatives have been frozen out of leadership positions in the Senate and in the House. It is time to take this country back.

43 posted on 08/25/2012 7:30:28 AM PDT by kabar
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To: donozark

Also, don’t forget that a portion of McCaskill’s 48K vote margin came from ACORN’s voter fraud!

Cheers


44 posted on 08/25/2012 7:35:02 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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To: mazda77
What it showed was an incredible lack of judgement.

Stupid to try to make a secular argument for a article of faith.

45 posted on 08/25/2012 7:37:11 AM PDT by Mike Darancette (CREDO QUIA ABSURDUM)
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To: kjo
And just imagine how much pressure the MSM is going to put on Romney to reveal his tax returns. And folks like Bill Kristol and George Will will add to the pressure. When the MSM can force the Reps to dance to their tune by making a mountain out of molehill in the case of Akin, do you think that motivates them to do even more? When you give a bully your lunch money on Monday, do you believe that he will not come back each day thereafter to get more?

The GOP caved and the pressure will only become greater on other Rep candidates who might commit a verbal gaffe. They will be walking on eggshells from now to November. Self-censorship is the worst censorship of all.

The MSM is deep in the tank for Obama. If they are as powerful as you say they are, Obama will be reelected. Why bother going to the polls?

46 posted on 08/25/2012 7:38:17 AM PDT by kabar
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Missouri conservatives rally to Akin, blast Republican “establishment”

(Reuters) – Missouri conservatives say they are rallying around U.S. Senate candidate Todd Akin despite his controversial comments about rape because they are outraged that “establishment” Republican Party leaders tried to railroad him out of the race.

A backlash has set in here in Akin’s suburban St. Louis congressional district, where supporters said the national party had no right to attempt to force out a duly-elected candidate.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/24/us-usa-campaign-akin-idUSBRE87N02A20120824


47 posted on 08/25/2012 7:38:42 AM PDT by Jonah Vark (Any 5th grader knows that the Constitution declares the separation of powers.)
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To: pistolpackinpapa

Like Ken Buck in Colorado, Akin is staying in and will lose.

He has done great damage to the pro-life movement.

This is all very unfortunate.


48 posted on 08/25/2012 7:40:24 AM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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To: Uncle Chip

Why would the people of Missouri trust Todd Akin??? The man will change to an Insependent. The man obviously is as much as a narcissist as Obama with an Ego to match!

I am from Missouri and many of us think Akin is a Huckabee puppet. Send Akin down to Arkansas and let him serve their State. We don’t want him.


49 posted on 08/25/2012 7:41:10 AM PDT by not2worry
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To: not2worry

Go vote for McCaskill and Obama, then.

Cheers


50 posted on 08/25/2012 7:46:54 AM PDT by DoctorBulldog (Hey, Libtards, how's the Moral Imperative to close Gitmo working out for ya'?)
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