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Mitt or Rick ? YES like it it not this is OUR CHOICE!

Posted on 02/29/2012 4:05:27 AM PST by Dan.israel.2011

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To: Cringing Negativism Network

Yet this as you observe, relegates the article to a sort of second-class status. As if it’s not “real”, because it wasn’t written by a ... liberal journalist?


Yes! We still let the libs frame our discussions.


101 posted on 02/29/2012 6:21:14 AM PST by Yaelle (Rick Santorum for People's Representative)
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To: Nervous Tick

I apologize. I did not know you were mocking an original post’s meanness. I went back and saw.


102 posted on 02/29/2012 6:24:10 AM PST by Yaelle (Rick Santorum for People's Representative)
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To: Rebelbase
If it’s Romney I hope the republican party ceases to exist.

It is the people voting for him that is keeping him alive. No one stopped other more viable republicans from entering the race. They chose not to. And now - it is what it is.

103 posted on 02/29/2012 6:24:58 AM PST by jersey117 (The Stepford Media should be sued for malpractice)
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To: Bailee

Your argument is based on santorum’s talking too much about the social issues, and I believe that it cost him the state. But if you added the Gingrich votes to his, Santorum would have beat Romney which would have crippled him. A more crippled Romney is good for Gingrich.


104 posted on 02/29/2012 6:27:49 AM PST by Yaelle (Rick Santorum for People's Representative)
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To: CynicalBear

Newt should drop out and endorse Rick Santorum in Georgia.

Even if that does not happen I will be thrilled to see Mittens come in distant 3rd to Rick and Newt


105 posted on 02/29/2012 6:27:56 AM PST by Dan.israel.2011 (Who should be on President Rick Santorum's Dream Team?)
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To: Dan.israel.2011

>>...Rick Santorum beating Mittens is a WIN!...<<

Technically speaking, yes.

However...

Santorum: He’s a cute little goldfish in a sweater-vest who (so far) seems far too easily rocked back on his heels when punched.

General Election: A bowl full of sharks (Dems/MSM/GOP-e) with the protection of the status-quo as their sole mission.

I will vote for Santorum should he make it to the general election, but I won’t hold out much hope for him. I’m voting Newt in the primary because he can take a punch and hit back harder and I want him in the race as long as possible.


106 posted on 02/29/2012 6:27:56 AM PST by jaydee770
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To: sodpoodle
"Please describe policies on the economy, foreign affairs, military preparedness, reducing the deficit, abolishing government agencies, SCOTUS and the courts, education, States’ Rights, agriculture, import/exports, US energy production, job creation, welfare reform, repealing Obamacare and any other non-social conservatism that Santurum has proposed."

I suggest you go to the source. It's pretty easy to find, really.

You might also want to watch his victory speech after winning Minnesota and Missouri - it'll give you an idea how he'll come across versus 0.

107 posted on 02/29/2012 6:28:47 AM PST by PreciousLiberty (Real Hope - Santorum '12!!!)
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To: throwback; All
“Newt and his supporters keep thinking they are going to have endless bites at the apple”

Disagree. Neither Newt or Santorum have endless bites.

With every Primary Mittens wins he pulls further away. Santorum cannot win a primary and Newt cannot win a caucus.

Both Newt's and Santorum’s Campaigns are like a kid learning to drive a stick. Just cannot quite get the truck in gear then when its in gear they pop the clutch and stall the motor. Meanwhile no conservative wants him but Mittens keeps banking the delegates.

FR is dividing between the Pro Newt and Pro Santorum camps. Which is good no mittens and no RuPaul. However, we need to keep it civil in a few months one camp is going to desperately need the other.

108 posted on 02/29/2012 6:38:24 AM PST by Bailee (Vote Newt the Pitt bull we need.)
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To: Dan.israel.2011
It is the MEDIA who keeps spinning the dialogue to social issues not Rick.

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It is Rick who keeps rising to their bait.

And, it was in a speech to a roomful of the faithful that Rick used his 'makes me want to vomit' remark - there were no media present - it was all him.

109 posted on 02/29/2012 6:40:49 AM PST by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: Dan.israel.2011
>> Newt should drop out and endorse Rick Santorum in Georgia.<<

Absolutely NOT. Newt is the only hope this country has for returning to sound fiscal and social principals. Sweater vests went out in the early seventies as have the citizen’s propensity to embrace the puritanical ideals of Santorum. Like it or not there is no way in today’s immoral atmosphere existing in this country can someone like Santorum carry the majority in the general.

110 posted on 02/29/2012 6:44:48 AM PST by CynicalBear
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To: maddog55

LOL!


111 posted on 02/29/2012 6:55:16 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: CynicalBear
"Sweater vests went out in the early seventies as have the citizen’s propensity to embrace the puritanical ideals of Santorum."

Catholicism is now Puritanism? Do tell...

At any rate, it's funny how things come back into fashion. Forty years sounds about right!

"Like it or not there is no way in today’s immoral atmosphere existing in this country can someone like Santorum carry the majority in the general."

I'd be more inclined to buy this argument if Santorum weren't running against the worst president in US history.

You're also neglecting to consider that people tend to turn towards religion during tough times, and the last few years have been tough times for a whole lot of Americans. Besides, I think many people are becoming more and more aware of the very real costs of the current "immoral atmosphere".

112 posted on 02/29/2012 6:56:52 AM PST by PreciousLiberty (Real Hope - Santorum '12!!!)
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To: presently no screen name; Lazamataz
I think that he may be a retread DU troll.
Bam would love to run against Lil Ricky.

I'm sure other Rat hopefuls, like Hill would love an easy target like Ricky in '16 rather than a fellow socialist with resources like Mitt.

113 posted on 02/29/2012 6:58:38 AM PST by rightly_dividing (You cannot put a gun rack in a Volt !)
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To: bray

One thing we can count on is Ron Paul will be attacking Rick and supporting Mitt this week.

Pray for America


When is someone going to do a commercial about pauls crazy beliefs. People say hes the crazy uncle. Hes more like the neo nazi uncle.


114 posted on 02/29/2012 7:01:49 AM PST by Linda Frances (Only God can change a heart, but we can pray for hearts to be changed.)
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To: CynicalBear
By the way, as another thought on why Rick's religious views may play well:


115 posted on 02/29/2012 7:02:05 AM PST by PreciousLiberty (Real Hope - Santorum '12!!!)
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To: PreciousLiberty
>>Besides, I think many people are becoming more and more aware of the very real costs of the current "immoral atmosphere".<<

Yeah right. That’s why we have more states looking at legalizing same sex marriage. That’s why we have schools teaching tolerance for gays and transgender. That’s why church groups are being forced to pay for abortions and contraception against their conscience. Anyone who thinks the majority of citizens in this country are going to suddenly turn back to the attitudes and morality of the 50s is delusional. Santorum thinks government control is the answer. Newt has always worked for local control and until we get back to more local control no change in the moral decline of this country will happen. The local moral “attitude” that you see is being overwhelmed by totalitarian control in DC and Santorum will not change that to the extent that Gingrich will.

116 posted on 02/29/2012 7:12:44 AM PST by CynicalBear
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To: Linda Frances

If Rick wins, he won’t pick Newt for Veep.
But Newt as Sec. of Education? Now that’s a fit, IMO!


117 posted on 02/29/2012 7:13:03 AM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: PreciousLiberty
>>By the way, as another thought on why Rick's religious views may play well: <<

May play well in localized communities but Santorum won’t change the DC control that has kept the moral majority under thumb.

118 posted on 02/29/2012 7:14:56 AM PST by CynicalBear
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To: Dan.israel.2011
No sweaters!

Go Newt!

119 posted on 02/29/2012 7:27:17 AM PST by rightly_dividing (You cannot put a gun rack in a Volt !)
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To: rightly_dividing

I have your sweater vest reserved for when Newt drops out. I can ship it to you now if you like :)

Cheers!
Dan


120 posted on 02/29/2012 7:56:45 AM PST by Dan.israel.2011 (Who should be on President Rick Santorum's Dream Team?)
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To: CynicalBear

“Yeah right. That’s why we have more states looking at legalizing same sex marriage. That’s why we have schools teaching tolerance for gays and transgender. That’s why church groups are being forced to pay for abortions and contraception against their conscience.”

Those are among the many reasons for a backlash.

“Anyone who thinks the majority of citizens in this country are going to suddenly turn back to the attitudes and morality of the 50s is delusional.”

That is called a ‘red herring’.

“The local moral “attitude” that you see is being overwhelmed by totalitarian control in DC and Santorum will not change that to the extent that Gingrich will.”

I guess you meant to say that “Gingrich would if by some miracle he were to win the election”...


121 posted on 02/29/2012 8:03:58 AM PST by PreciousLiberty (Real Hope - Santorum '12!!!)
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To: Mountain Mary

Newt is my second choice. I don’t think this, but I can see the left questioning his morality and if he should have authority over important decisions for our kids. I think he has repented, I believe him. But the left only has grace for those who continue in their sin.


122 posted on 02/29/2012 8:24:15 AM PST by Linda Frances (Only God can change a heart, but we can pray for hearts to be changed.)
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To: Linda Frances

Amen! Newt has the opportunity to be a key leader in Rick Santorum’s Administration if he puts on his sweater vest now.


123 posted on 02/29/2012 8:31:52 AM PST by Dan.israel.2011 (Who should be on President Rick Santorum's Dream Team?)
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To: Dan.israel.2011

You have Newt mistaken if you think he’s a quitter. No sweater vests here, too nerdy.


124 posted on 02/29/2012 8:32:54 AM PST by rightly_dividing (You cannot put a gun rack in a Volt !)
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To: Dan.israel.2011
I voted for Newt in my Precincts Primary straw poll. I'm voting for either Newt or Rick at the BPOU as I'm a Delegate, which ever is still in the race.

Um... What have you done lately?

125 posted on 02/29/2012 8:34:57 AM PST by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: Linda Frances

Good point, Linda.
Bottom line is that no candidate is obligated to another candidate.
I would love to be able to wiggle my nose like Samantha in Bewitched and make Ron Paul disappear into thin air.
If I have to listen to that nasty old uncle who ruins Thanksgiving dinner for one more minute...

And think I’ll skip the Romney celebration on Faux News tonight.. to be led by “rah rah” cheerleaders in chief, Coulter and Rove.


126 posted on 02/29/2012 8:38:05 AM PST by Mountain Mary ("This is OUR country and WE will decide"... Mark Levin)
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To: Mountain Mary

I wrote this reply to someone earlier today

One thing we can count on is Ron Paul will be attacking Rick and supporting Mitt this week.

Pray for America

When is someone going to do a commercial about pauls crazy beliefs. People say hes the crazy uncle. Hes more like the neo nazi uncle.


127 posted on 02/29/2012 8:51:06 AM PST by Linda Frances (Only God can change a heart, but we can pray for hearts to be changed.)
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To: rightly_dividing

Nerdy?

Maybe so but a strong fashion statement showing public support of Rick Santorum :)


128 posted on 02/29/2012 11:38:03 AM PST by Dan.israel.2011 (Who should be on President Rick Santorum's Dream Team?)
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To: PreciousLiberty

I’ve done my homework. Speaker Gingrich has a plan which he has detailed. He is the only candidate who has placed such an extensive plan for his presidency where readers can get in depth platform from a candidate. Newt.org is your friend. It is a flat lie that no one whom Newt led in Congress will endorse him, and you know it. You have decided to bear false witness so to you, too, HAve Nice Day.


129 posted on 02/29/2012 1:48:03 PM PST by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Dan.israel.2011; humblegunner; darkwing104; 50mm; SunkenCiv; Allegra; Eaker; Lazamataz; ...


So long, Dan.israel.2011 (Posting History)

Hat Tip to humblegunner

Possible retread and Santorum booster uses the term "sweater vest" one time too many and rides away, vest burning and dripping flaming polyester





Don't mess with Kizzy


Thank you JoeProBono

FReepmail TheOldLady to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.

130 posted on 03/01/2012 6:41:10 AM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: Dan.israel.2011
Lazamataz: "I predict a short Free Republic life for you"

Told ya.

131 posted on 03/01/2012 6:48:30 AM PST by Lazamataz (If unemployment helps the economy, like the W.H. says, then CONTRACTING CANCER MAKES YOU HEALTHIER!)
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To: Dan.israel.2011

132 posted on 03/01/2012 8:10:03 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (Dear God, thanks for the rain, but please let it rain more in Texas. Amen.)
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To: Arrowhead1952; TheOldLady

RIP, Dan.israel.2011. Not only did you receive more attention here than probably anywhere else in your short life, you received a spectacular “Bon Voyage” from the Old Lady. All in all, not so bad.


133 posted on 03/01/2012 8:15:00 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham
All in all, not so bad.

Except for the Viking Kitty chow part, you're right!

134 posted on 03/01/2012 8:46:48 AM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: TheOldLady

Imho, it was the polyester vest that did him in.


135 posted on 03/01/2012 10:44:02 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: trisham

*snort* [giggle]


136 posted on 03/01/2012 10:58:40 AM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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To: TheOldLady

TA DA! And there it is! I read this whole thread just to see that sweater vest salesman get the ZOT! : D


137 posted on 03/01/2012 11:20:34 AM PST by upsdriver (We Tea Partiers need Sarah Palin for president.)
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To: upsdriver
LOL! Gold star for perseverance.


138 posted on 03/01/2012 11:32:45 AM PST by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list)
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