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Posts by normy

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  • Romney taps former chief of staff to lead VP search

    04/18/2012 4:38:04 AM PDT · 16 of 32
    normy to CalvaryJohn

    Cheney lead Bush’s VP search and did a great job of finding Bush’s VP.

  • Perry’s support helps Gingrich - Endorsement perfectly timed

    01/20/2012 3:42:07 AM PST · 14 of 36
    normy to Cincinatus' Wife

    CW you did an outstanding job this election. I will take you on my team any day.

  • Report: Iowa Recount Puts Santorum Ahead By 34 Votes, Result 'Unresolved'

    01/19/2012 5:45:16 AM PST · 37 of 58
    normy to VanDeKoik
    Pathetic? I think it's more pathetic to jump from one horse to another every time their poll numbers move. That is truly pathetic and yes this is a story and big one.

    Am I living in the movie Groundhog Day? It seems we have been having these conversations everytime all you jump to the next big thing.

    Watch and see if Newts numbers don't tank because of this and good luck convincing the voters of "the real story" 3 days before the election.

  • Report: Iowa Recount Puts Santorum Ahead By 34 Votes, Result 'Unresolved'

    01/19/2012 5:11:58 AM PST · 11 of 58
    normy to Utmost Certainty
    He sure will. As a matter of fact he will have won one state and Mitt will have won another and Newt will have had a 4th and 5th place finish. Newt is also fixin to get hammered by the press tonight. Something about trading influence as Speaker to get Iraqi arms embargo lifted for 10 million. WaPo has the story and his wife is on with ABC tonight because she was the contact to get it done.

    We should thank God once again we didn't back such a weak horse and get hammered in Oct. with it.

  • CNN/Time Poll: Race for South Carolina tightening

    01/19/2012 4:50:55 AM PST · 91 of 91
    normy to Conservative Patriot86
    Hey genius. Why don't you check out what's coming out on Newt this Thursday. No not another "Newt was getting BJ's during the Clinton impeachment by his own staffer whom he eventually divorced his wife for, who will be the first lady" that alone would sink Newt in general election, but how Newt offered to get an Iraqi arms embargo lifted for 10 million. Apparently we are about to find out Newt had a scheme with his wife and an arms dealer to use his influence to lift the Iraqi arms embargo and it's about to come out.

    Now if Free Republic could kindly gather at the footsteps of the next "not Perry".

  • CNN/Time Poll: Race for South Carolina tightening

    01/18/2012 3:30:25 PM PST · 53 of 91
    normy to Windflier
    I never said I couldn't vote with a clear conscience. I will gladly vote for anyone over Obama but if Free Republic and Fox News and Sarah Palin are saying my choices are between Mitt and Newt, and Perry, Santorum and Paul don't matter (even though Newt has yet to beat Santorum and Perry and Santorum are the only social conservatives left) then I will choose Mitt because I frankly don't think Newt can win. Republicans like him because he's like our Ted Kennedy only Kennedy was a staunch liberal and Newt is not a staunch conservative. The general public will hate Newt. They already do.

    So if Free Republic and the rest say I have two choices and Perry, Santorum and Paul do not matter, I will choose Romney based solely on the fact he can beat Obama and he has executive experience. You see if Mitt and Newt are my choices ethics, conservatism and honesty are no longer options in a Republican candidate. That leaves me scrambling for other reasons to vote for our candidate. Electability and governing experience would be the other factors to consider.

  • CNN/Time Poll: Race for South Carolina tightening

    01/18/2012 2:04:56 PM PST · 28 of 91
    normy to tcrlaf
    Within the last 5 years Newt Gingrich has mocked Paul Ryan's budget plan, called for cap and tax, said the era of Reagan is over, been a lobbyist and paid "historian" for Freddy and Fannie Mae.

    I don't know whether to laugh or cry. I think laugh because all you suckers have pulled this shit for at least 4 different candidates jumping from candidate to candidate and now you have Romney's twin only with worse ethics, infidelity, and less attractive.

    At this point who cares, if the choices are Mitt/Newt vs. Obama I choose Mitt. At least he can win and even challenge for toss up states even though his record sucks. Newt hasn't had a record in 15 years and he ended it being kicked out by staunch Conservatives and fined 300,000 dollars.

    Last chance to beat Romney? It's over boys and girls. Perry and Santorum supporters don't like Newt because he's an unethical scumbag who flip flops as much as Mitt. Sarah Palin has lost her freaking mind and the "evangelical leaders" look like a bunch of confused clowns.

  • Fact Check: Why Rick Perry is Right About Turkey

    01/18/2012 5:22:51 AM PST · 5 of 16
    normy to McGavin999
    I was just going to post that. The American people, after all we have been through these past few years still do not want the truth.

    We don't want to overhaul Washington or return to our basic principles. We want more oversight of our lives and less freedom, even in the Republican Party.

    It's clear God gave an obvious choice. The Democrats chose a Muslim last election as well as many Independents and even Republicans. This election they were given a choice of a conservative Protestant with a record of cutting government and spending and one who would come in and actually change DC. They have chosen the Mormon blue blood.

    It seems clear we as nation will probably go bankrupt at some point in the near future. Weird things on the horizon.

  • Perry gets different response at South Carolina prayer gathering

    01/18/2012 5:08:20 AM PST · 8 of 8
    normy to LetMarch
    It's clear to me that God has offered a candidate who is a protestant, a fiscal and social conservative with a pretty much stellar record for those who consider themselves Christians to vote for.

    Instead of embracing him they have chosen two Catholics and a Mormon to be their leaders, just like they chose a muslim last election.

    I believe we will see 4 more years of Obama but it wont matter. I believe this is certainly judgment on not just America but on what they call "evangelical" Christians. God built a country using them and he will bring it down because of them.

    By the way, for those who think Newt can win, consider the 4 candidates you all were behind before Newt came to the front of the pack. None of them won and neither will Newt. This will be between who it was supposed to be between from the beginning, Mitt and Obama. The Mormon and the Muslim.

    I for one should Perry drop out will vote for Ron Paul because he honestly believes what he says. Perry also does and so does Santorum (he just likes to spend). Newt and Mitt say what they need to. If it wasn't Palin it was Bachmann if it wasn't Bachmann it was Cain if it wasn't Cain it was Newt. That speaks to the unsteady character of the christian conservative voter, not the candidate or candidates.

  • Suggestion to Gingrich, Santorum, Perry and respective supporters

    01/17/2012 3:50:58 PM PST · 27 of 208
    normy to maxwellsmart_agent
    Don't just blame the News orgs. Free Republic has run from one candidate to the next as Fox News has dictated. How many? 5 different candidates? All with little record to run on? Like waves on the sea tossed to and fro.

    I wouldn't vote for Newt even if Perry dropped out. He's closer to Mitt than he is to Santorum or Perry, as Santorum said last night.

  • Perry’s Comments Ruffle Turkey’s Feathers

    01/17/2012 7:45:55 AM PST · 8 of 15
    normy to traderrob6
    Unlike those on Free Republic who have jumped from Palin to Bachmann to Cain to Newt/Santorum, most Perry supporters do not think Newt is trustworthy. He talks a good game but you have to believe he will do the right thing. People who support Perry support his record of achievement and believe him. There is no reason to think Perry's votes would go to Newt. They could go to Santorum they could split 3 ways.

    Perry is not the problem for Newt. I hope he stays in until Texas to give voters and real fiscal and social conservative who is trustworthy and does change sides when he's paid to change sides.

    newts most recent remarks over the last 5 years have been all over the map from "the era of Reagan is over" to his "right wing social engineering" to his attempts to co-opt issues like global warming by agreeing with them.

  • Perry: On to Florida

    01/16/2012 5:57:56 PM PST · 108 of 109
    normy to JustaDumbBlonde
    Newt was kicked out by Conservatives and that was 15 years ago. over the last 2 years he has grabbed every liberal talking point he could find. Was a lobbyist. Touted global warming ala John McCain and said the era of Reagan is over.

    He was unethical in Congress, has a horrible reputation in and out of the party and is in it for Newt only. That's what I see in Newt.

  • Romney wins South Carolina Primary Simulation (Attached)

    01/16/2012 1:38:33 PM PST · 18 of 19
    normy to Utmost Certainty
    Let's be real. Santorums people wouldn't flock to Newt, they would probably split because Newt is not really a social conservative or even very trustworthy.

    Newts people would probably split between Perry and Mitt.

    As a Perry person myself I will vote for Ron Paul should Perry drop out and don't think there isn't a good chance Paul can't win Texas.

    Ron Paul is the only candidate besides Perry who is socially and fiscally conservative. Santorum is not fiscally conservative at all and Newt is not really socially conservative. Perry and Paul are both.

    If Perry drops out I would support Paul,Newt,Mitt and Santorum in that order. Santorum is a joke as far as record and experience goes and he would get his ass kicked by Obama. All the others would have a decent shot.

  • Perry: On to Florida

    01/15/2012 10:22:19 AM PST · 42 of 109
    normy to rintense
    Almost 1200 delegates needed to win the nomination.

    Romney has 14. Newt and Perry have 2 apiece and Santorum has 8.

    Let's all coalesce around the big spending social conservative or the unlikeable loudmouth lobbyist so Romney doesn't win!!

    I hope Perry stays in until April where Texas gets to vote.

  • Perry: On to Florida

    01/15/2012 10:18:19 AM PST · 40 of 109
    normy to InterceptPoint
    So Santorum is not fiscally conservative and Newt is not socially conservative and neither are small government conservatives so I say Newt and Santorum do nothing to fix the problems in Washington and I for on would not support Santorum.

    If you believe a word Newt says your willfully blind.

  • Jobs, jobs, jobs lure Perry backer

    01/15/2012 10:12:13 AM PST · 20 of 29
    normy to gogogodzilla
    Very well put and I agree completely.

    Freedom has to be the ultimate goal of every Republican. Someone who wants to ban gay marriage at the federal level is no better than someone who wants to enforce it at a federal level.

    Gay marriage is not marriage at all anyway, so unless you can get an Amendment to the constitution the only alternative is making it a states issue, which the constitution says it would be anyway.

    the only way to seriously stop abortion is through an Amendment to the Constitution. Overturning Roe vs. Wade would only send it back to the states where it was originally because originally it was actually a medical procedure to save the life of the mother.

    America isn't about what you like or dont like. It's based on freedom and when there are disagreements deal with them at the local level.

    Because of States Rights, Perry and Texas can defund planned parenthood and close 12 agencies as a cost cutting measure. Because of the statist mentality on the left, they believe they have the right to withhold tax dollars from Texas for doing this. Tax dollars Texas sent in to them in the first place.

    If the Republican Party doesn't start standing for freedom, and Santorum and Mitt do not stand for freedom, then we may as well just admit that the USA as it once was intended is finished for good.

  • Jobs, jobs, jobs lure Perry backer

    01/15/2012 8:52:32 AM PST · 14 of 29
    normy to JediJones; gogogodzilla
    To me states rights is very exciting. Small government is very exciting. Now to many it isn't. I think you make the point gogogodzilla and I are discussing and the division in the Republican party. I happen to think Perry's idea of a much smaller more specific EPA is great compared to the job crushing, unaccountable, unelected agency it is today.

    I would say your argument directly contradicts the Constitution and that somehow today things are too different for those ancient texts to apply. I think they are timeless.

  • Jobs, jobs, jobs lure Perry backer

    01/15/2012 8:06:10 AM PST · 9 of 29
    normy to gogogodzilla
    Good point on the small government/big government divide and that is what is frustrating. Santorum is not a small government conservative at all and Newt can really not be trusted to do the right thing.

    The reason Perry is an attractive candidate is because he is a small government candidate. Not as much as Paul but far more than anyone else running. He actually believes the answers do not come from Washington. Mitt, Santorum and Newt absolutely do not believe people can handle freedom and Washington DC is where freedom is doled out. They think tinkering around in DC will fix our problem. Perry and Paul do not.

    Perry happens to be more in line with the Republican Party on military issues and what I'll call "the Empire" but I think Perry is more of a "if you're going to war declare it and then go old testament on their ass" where as Paul is more along the lines of "don't even go".

    Depending on what happens in this election I could see a strong, states rights, small government movement based on freedom coming out of this thing.

    I actually have thought a Perry/Rand Paul ticket would be awesome for the simple fact of cutting government.

  • Jobs, jobs, jobs lure Perry backer

    01/15/2012 7:04:37 AM PST · 6 of 29
    normy to shield
    People say Perry should drop out and support Newt or Santorum so as to have one alternative to Romney.

    I say Perry is that alternative if conservatives want a socially conservative and a fiscally conservative candidate. If Perry drops out I would seriously have to consider Ron Paul because he would be the last fiscally and socially conservative candidate left. His problem is foreign policy but if we don't get our fiscal house in order nothing else matters anyway.

    Newt and Santorum are not viable alternatives to Perry for conservatives, they are only half-conservatives.

    If I had to choose between Newt and Santorum I would be disgusted because I wouldn't be able to trust the words coming out of Newts mouth (hell Conservatives kicked his ass out in the first place) and Santorum is a Bush type Compassionate conservative and a Roman Catholic.

    I will vote Perry, then Paul, then whomever the Republicans nominate to defeat Obama and then I think I'm done voting.

    By the way the evangelicals who are rallying around Santorum or Gingrich are sell out bandwagon jumpers who have shown amazing confusion. especially when only a few votes separated Gingrich and Santorum on the first ballot. Sounds like either God is confused or those "leaders" are.

  • Cain is Defending Romney On Real Time with Bill Maher

    01/15/2012 5:09:54 AM PST · 57 of 65
    normy to sushiman
    I haven't been on FR in a while now but I see it hasn't changed since the beginning of the race.

    This is not just about winning but about turning the culture of Washington around or we are just in for the same deal we have now.

    Rick Santorum is a big spending social conservative and Newt is a somewhat more fiscally conservative yet far more socially liberal and as flip floppy as Mitt.

    Rick Perry has always been the only choice because he is the most consistent and has a recent record to run on.

    People on FR got mad because early on they were all over Palin and many blamed Perry for stepping on her toes. She never entered the race but her followers have jumped from Bachmann, to Cain, to Newt and now float somewhere between Newt and Santorum.If anyone thinks Newt dropping out or Perry dropping out results in one of the conservatives rising to challenge Mitt they're silly.

    Half Newts votes would go to Mitt and half would split between Perry and Santorum.

    Santorums votes would almost surely go to Perry because Perry is just as socially conservative as Santorum just with more of a record of backing up his talk and Santorum is only getting votes because he is socially conservative not because voters like his tax plan or his spending plan.

    If Perry dropped out his votes would split between Newt, Santorum, Paul and Mitt because Perry supporters see Perry as a Conservative winning alternative to Mitt because of his record, and all they want is to beat Obama.

    Some like Perry being the ultra-Social Conservative so that portion would go to Santorum.

    Some like his freedom and states rights platform and his fiscal conservatism that could go to either Paul or Newt.

    Perry is Newt, Paul and Santorum rolled into one with an actual record to run on while Obama has been President.

  • Insider Advantage Iowa Poll Taken 1/1/12 (Romney 23, Paul 22, Santorum 18, Gingrich 16)

    01/02/2012 5:25:41 AM PST · 4 of 39
    normy to BCrago66
    One thing I have noticed from the calls I have made up here is that polling has to be extremely difficult.

    I called probably 25 people. Of those 3 were for Perry. 1 was grudgingly for Romney but was going to check out a Perry rally. One was for Gingrich and her husband was for Paul.

    Everyone else either said they were undecided, hung up or didn't answer.

    There was one man who was undecided and he gave me space to make my case and it was really good but most undecideds just said "I have not decided" and hung up.

  • Rick Perry Draws In Volunteers in Expansive Iowa Ground Game Effort

    01/02/2012 4:45:05 AM PST · 55 of 59
    normy to LearnsFromMistakes
    Be ready for it. Word on the street is the door to doors are coming. I turned a Romney supporter yesterday and guided him to a Perry event near him. He was afraid Perry might flub a debate. I explained that Obama is a not a good debater first off, he needs a teleprompter to speak to anyone and that Perry's record while Obama has been President will be the contrast with Obama we will need to beat him. Newt and Romney don't have it.

    Had one guy I called say "Perry's the man!"

    I did have a couple, the husband was for Paul and the wife was for Newt. I gave the wife some things to think about so perhaps she will.

  • New Polls Confirm Santorum Surge in Iowa; Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry Fading

    12/31/2011 2:16:05 PM PST · 162 of 194
    normy to txrangerette

    The real story is almost every candidate is withing the MOE of each other. Organization and ground game is gonna bring it home.

  • English As Official US Language: Perry Says, 'I Can Agree With That'

    12/31/2011 6:13:18 AM PST · 101 of 111
    normy to dangus
    I see you referred to Texas as Tejas. You do know Tejas is Caddo Indian for Friend or Ally right and not a Spanish word.
  • Perry's final days?

    12/30/2011 3:25:46 AM PST · 28 of 38
    normy to CainConservative
    There is a very good chance Newt will finish 5th as close as the race is. I wouldn't expect Newt to drop out over it and he has less than half the money and organization Perry has.
  • Perry's final days?

    12/30/2011 3:24:15 AM PST · 27 of 38
    normy to jeltz25
    I expect Perry to finish last in NH to be honest.

    Perry isn't traveling with Medal of Honor winners just for Iowa. It's for SC.

  • Perry's final days?

    12/30/2011 3:20:32 AM PST · 26 of 38
    normy to TBBT
    Perry is in no way done after Iowa. He is currently taking to court the ballot issue in Virginia.

    Santorum and Bachmann will be gone soon even if Santorum finishes well he has no money and never organized.

    Perry has money and time. Things no one but Romney has. The worst thing conservatives who want an alternative to Romney could do is have Perry drop out.

    Right now in Iowa it almost looks like a 6 way tie when you take into account the MOE. I also thing Ron Paul will do worse than everyone predicts.

  • Gov. Perry Encourages Home School Families [Address to Texas Home School Association]

    12/30/2011 3:13:17 AM PST · 10 of 26
    normy to Tainan
    everyone running is a politician. Perry has a record of job creation and fiscal responsibility during Obama's reign that will put Obama's record to shame.

    The four Congressmen and two liberal Governors can't say that.

    Every one a politician.

  • Santorum 'proud' of earmarks amid Perry attack

    12/29/2011 3:31:19 PM PST · 19 of 43
    normy to napscoordinator
    They are all trying to be the "not Romney". I am sure they will all be friends.

    GHWB coined the phrase Voodoo Economics if I am not mistaken and he became Reagan's VP.

    I agree with Perry if the news is true then it's not negative.

    You have to draw the line. there appears to be over 40% tied up in Conservative votes in Iowa. It has to break someones way. It's not personal.

  • Oh, by the way, ethanol subsidies are dead.

    12/29/2011 1:59:27 PM PST · 12 of 32
    normy to dblshot

    Much better gas mileage.

  • Today's Rasmussen Iowa Poll Shows Margins Narrowing Among GOP Candidates

    12/29/2011 10:38:21 AM PST · 2 of 36
    normy to Cincinatus' Wife

    This is getting fun. Ground game boys and girls.

  • In final Iowa push, Perry aims to set himself apart as ultimate outsider

    12/29/2011 10:27:21 AM PST · 17 of 63
    normy to iowamark
    7 points separate 1st and 6th place in Iowa.

    Perry has the answer to the eventual Obama excuse of inheriting Bush's economy and his plea for "more time" to right the ship.

    Perry will simply say that he also inherited Bush's economy and used sound economic practices like teaming up with Texas's part time congress to cut spending and stabilize the tax and regulatory policies. The results between Obama's results and Perry's are completely opposite with Perry's policies creating jobs and a 1.6 billion dollar surplus by the time our part time congress reconvenes for the next budget.

    Obama has no answer for that and neither do any other of the candidates running.

  • Insider Advantage : Paul 17.3, Romney 17.2, Gingrich 16.7, Santorum 13.4, etc

    12/29/2011 7:26:38 AM PST · 19 of 93
    normy to Conservativegreatgrandma
    He just posted an old poll to show the movement. What this shows me is the race is still incredibly fluid.

    The conservative vote is split 3 1/2 ways ( I don't think Newt takes 100% of the conservative vote).

    It's coming down to Caucus night for sure. Pray that the speakers for Perry have power with God, with men and that we prevail and that we speak boldly as we ought.

  • Insider Advantage : Paul 17.3, Romney 17.2, Gingrich 16.7, Santorum 13.4, etc

    12/29/2011 7:22:46 AM PST · 14 of 93
    normy to Thane_Banquo
    If you check the internals, Paul is at 10.5 percent amongst Republicans.

    Paul is going to disappoint and come Super Tuesday the only candidate Virginians will get to vote for is Mitt Romney.

    That is messed up.

  • Insider Advantage : Paul 17.3, Romney 17.2, Gingrich 16.7, Santorum 13.4, etc

    12/29/2011 7:18:18 AM PST · 8 of 93
    normy to TexasFreeper2009
    Gingrich and Perry do best amongst the older voters in this poll. Romney does best with Republicans but only slightly. Paul isn't going to be in this race because much of his support comes from Dems and Indy's.

    looks like this is coming down to the wire

  • Iowa's Final Flavor of the Month?

    12/29/2011 6:46:26 AM PST · 26 of 39
    normy to Yaelle
    That is not true if you have ever seen him in person or even heard a speech and he speaks from notes, not a teleprompter.

    I refuse to lose to Obama by putting up inferior candidates who can speak in a debate but will get chewed up in ads and speeches instead of putting up the best candidate with the best record.

    If we try to out slick or out personality Obama, we will lose. If we put a superior record up to Obama we will win.

    We can't just say "vote for X because Obama sucks" we have to say "vote for X because this is what he has done with the same conditions as the current occupant."

    Maybe a Perry/Newt ticket would be the key, hey Moses needed Aaron to talk to Pharaoh but it was Moses who had the record.

  • Va. GOP defends ballot, Gingrich cries foul

    12/29/2011 6:29:49 AM PST · 17 of 63
    normy to mrsmith

    There is way to many contradicting reports out there. For someone who wants the truth the RNC and the republican media are doing an awful lot to muddle the waters.

  • Iowa's Final Flavor of the Month?

    12/29/2011 6:06:06 AM PST · 11 of 39
    normy to Oceander; Cincinatus' Wife
    Once you brush aside all the emotional or personal feeling aside, this has always been why Perry can beat Obama.

    The GOP thinks Mitt stands the best chance but Obama will paint him as a Wall Streeter who was part of the problem he inherited from Bush. You just see Obama speaking from the teleprompter "well, huh, huh, ya know, we were dealt a pretty bad hand...the uh..car was..ya know..in the ditch. Don't give the keys back to the same..uh..guys who crashed it. We're just starting to ..uh..pull it out but..you know it's gonna take time. It's happening but you gotta have patience on this."

    Perry can say "Well Obama you may not noticed this but the car is actually a 4x4. In Texas we just got out, locked the hubs by cutting spending and keeping regulation in check and signing things like tort reform, and drove it out and we're back on the road. Texas will have a 1.6 billion dollar surplus by the time our part time congress meets again to pass the next budget. We created 45% of all the jobs in the USA right down there in Texas while you and your solutions not only lost 2 million jobs but put us 4 trillion in debt and cut our bond rating and that doesn't even account for your foreign policy disaster leading to our drop in respect around the globe and loss of trust amongst our allies."

  • Va. GOP defends ballot, Gingrich cries foul

    12/29/2011 5:52:00 AM PST · 9 of 63
    normy to fred4prez
    It appears the rules for checking signatures changed in November of this year.

    In other words the required amount was met but the VA GOP decided in November that you had to have 15,000 in order to keep your signatures from being checked.

    The only two who qualified ran last election (and you will notice all the candidates were on the ballot in 2008) so it's clear the VA GOP is screwing this up.

    Either check Romney and Pauls signatures too or put Newt and Perry on the ballot since they met the initial requirements.

    My guess is if the checked Pauls signatures, the only person left on the ballot would be MItt Romney or are we to believe Ron Paul has enough registered Republican support in every congressional district to qualify. I doubt it.

    How bad would the VA GOP look when the only choice for it's voter is Mitt Romney and you can't even write in who you would like to vote for?

  • Iowa's Final Flavor of the Month?

    12/29/2011 5:40:17 AM PST · 8 of 39
    normy to Cincinatus' Wife
    I like Santorum but the GOP media are pushing this awfully hard. It's nice to hear good news as a candidate but Perry was at 16% last week in an IA poll and it was barely mentioned.

    I have never seen an election where the "conservative" media and the GOP have tried to divide and conquer the Conservative base.

    What I am hearing though is Bachmann and Newt are dropping in Iowa and the two Ricks are rising.

    The biggest problem I see with Santorum is the same thing I see with all our candidates. There is no record to run against Obama with while he has been President.

    Socially the Ricks are very similar but record wise Perry has a very successful one to counter the eventual Obama argument that he "inherited Bush's economy".

    Perry has the answer to that and the facts show why we should have handled things like Perry did in Texas as opposed to how Obama did in DC. I think that will be what beats Obama.

  • Va. GOP defends ballot, Gingrich cries foul

    12/29/2011 5:01:07 AM PST · 5 of 63
    normy to markomalley
    The Washington Examiner says Perry did not submit enough sigs yet Perry's team says it's been common knowledge that Perry submitted just under 12,000 and Newt submitted just over 11,000.

    There shouldn't be this much confusion unless it's on purpose.

    I am beginning to smell a lot of Rove in this.

  • Paul Goes After Gingrich, Romney in New Ad

    12/28/2011 9:46:20 AM PST · 12 of 13
    normy to PSYCHO-FREEP
    Look Psycho, I think it is a good ad. If Perry had run it it would be out of the ballpark because Perry is more dynamic.

    I do not support Ron Paul and never have except I do like much of his domestic policy. I am just being honest.

  • Paul Goes After Gingrich, Romney in New Ad

    12/28/2011 8:01:10 AM PST · 5 of 13
    normy to BarnacleCenturion

    It’s a very good ad.

  • 'Transformation': Perry now opposes all abortion, even in rape or incest cases

    12/28/2011 7:54:29 AM PST · 25 of 29
    normy to rintense
    He's is not perfect. I understand that. He simply has the record to beat Obama and I fear if we go in to this election with a candidate with no record or one 15 years ago we will get beat.

    The main and best thing about Perry is his jobs and economic record while Obama has been President. That is what is going to beat Obama's media and his money, a record the voters can touch and feel and compare to Obama's record. I just find it hard to think we are going to out debate or out personality or even out idea Obama. We are going to have to show proof of why our ideas work. Perry has that proof.

  • 'Transformation': Perry now opposes all abortion, even in rape or incest cases

    12/28/2011 7:36:58 AM PST · 22 of 29
    normy to rintense
    By the way, do you remember ed Rollins, who ran Bachmann's campaign, say "why do we need Palin, Bachmann is just as accomplished and attractive as Palin" or some such stuff. Why say that?

    Yeah I have my questions about why people run for President in the first place.

  • 'Transformation': Perry now opposes all abortion, even in rape or incest cases

    12/28/2011 7:32:18 AM PST · 21 of 29
    normy to rintense
    I am taking about right now, hell I supported Palin at one time but to hold on to hope she is running is gonna end up getting Mit elected. Newt is not a conservative and hasn't been for 10 years. Cain is also out so to hold on to him returning is stupid.

    You can't get offended because a candidate didn't run or dropped out and support a guy like Newt. It's suicide.

  • Perry sues Virginia elections board to gain ballot access

    12/28/2011 7:20:23 AM PST · 13 of 21
    normy to Utmost Certainty
    Perry submitted 12000 Newt submitted 11000 and the VRNC discounted enough of both to keep them off the ballot.

    This is the first time VA has checked and disqualified sigs.

  • 'Transformation': Perry now opposes all abortion, even in rape or incest cases

    12/28/2011 7:06:28 AM PST · 18 of 29
    normy to Cronos
    Well I know Perry was called a porno loving homosexual early on. He was compared to a rapist by a Freeper with not even a warning. That's what I am talking about. There is nothing in Perry's background or closet to try to destroy hi in that way yet it was done with impunity, so yes, that is a little different than other candidates with the same clean back ground. I also say Anita Perry has been attacked, a very fine woman of integrity, by certain Freepers.

    If you think Perry can't win because he's XYZ, say it convincingly but there have been over the top attacks without punishment here. That is fact and it's actually stunned quite a few people.

  • 'Transformation': Perry now opposes all abortion, even in rape or incest cases

    12/28/2011 1:01:18 AM PST · 11 of 29
    normy to JDW11235
    The reason so may Texans have backed off supporting Fr in because it became ok to trash Perry in such a way as was unacceptable to other candidates.

    I figure I will certainly be gone soon.

    You can back Palin, or Bachmann or Cain or Gingrich but you sold your soul.

    I'll be gone soon too. Too bad for the FR Mods.

  • BREAKING: Rick Perry Files Lawsuit To Get On Virginia Primary Ballot

    12/27/2011 5:12:32 PM PST · 69 of 250
    normy to CWSNTEXAS
    Perry is the most pro-Israel candidate and he has taken multiple trips to Israel for trade and cultural exchange.

    Perry loves Israel and he has guided Texas to prosperity and a 1.6 billion dollar surplus DURING Obama's recession. He is also partly responsible for creating 45% of all jobs created in the USA during the Obama debacle. Hardly and idiot.