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Conservatives, be careful what you wish for with Mitt Romney (Reality Check)
FOX NEWS ^ | 11/02/2012 | Juan Williams

Posted on 11/02/2012 10:10:42 AM PDT by goldstategop

The truth is, the Tea Party anger that boiled over in response to the President Obama’s healthcare plan had been brewing for years due to conservative disappointment with George W. Bush’s policies. Bush created record-breaking deficits, embraced Congressional earmarks, gained passage of an enormous expansion of Medicare entitlements without funding it, nominated Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, and backed McCain-Kennedy comprehensive immigration reform.

Principled conservatives like Coulter, Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity spoke out against the direction of the party, to their credit.

Conservatives must be careful not to abandon their principles out of blind hated for President Obama. In their zeal to make Obama a one-term president, they may just elect someone who ends up implementing policies that are to the left of George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.

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Juan Williams warns us that Mitt Happens is a liberal and his domestic and foreign policies and to the left of Bush and Obama.

We might not get what we'd like in him as a Republican President. That's why I am not voting for him and Juan Williams' advice is sound.

1 posted on 11/02/2012 10:10:42 AM PDT by goldstategop
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To: goldstategop

Whatever—he’s a damn sight better than obammy........


2 posted on 11/02/2012 10:12:13 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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To: goldstategop

is this the same Juan Williams I occasionally hear negative things about on FreeRepublic?


3 posted on 11/02/2012 10:12:45 AM PDT by MNDude (OWS Movement RIP)
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To: goldstategop
Not Obama.
Enough said.
4 posted on 11/02/2012 10:14:30 AM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: MNDude

He strikes me as fair.

We don’t want to defeat Obama and get more of the same from Mittens.


5 posted on 11/02/2012 10:14:36 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop
Good idea. Always take advice from leftist journalists.

Being stupid is important, but being self-satisfied and smug in one's stupidity is even more important.

6 posted on 11/02/2012 10:14:51 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: goldstategop

Yeah right. Juan Williams is exactlythe guy I’d turn to for advice about for whom I should vote! Why did you post this horse shit?


7 posted on 11/02/2012 10:15:21 AM PDT by pgkdan (A vote for anyone but Romney is a vote for obama. GO MITT!!)
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To: goldstategop

I was undecided until now, but Juan Williams is such an authority on conservatism that I guess I’ll just stay home on Tuesday.

I trust him implicitly to keep conservatives’ best interest in mind.


8 posted on 11/02/2012 10:15:59 AM PDT by nkronos
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To: basil

The day I listen to political recommendations from Juan Williams
is the day after I get a full frontal lobotomy.


9 posted on 11/02/2012 10:16:02 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: goldstategop

Interesting that Juan Williams is free to speak his mind on FOX, not so the case with his former employer. Jaun, the sword can cut both ways.


10 posted on 11/02/2012 10:16:12 AM PDT by SIRTRIS
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To: goldstategop
That's why I am not voting for him and Juan Williams' advice is sound.

Are you kidding? Juan Williams is as transparent as they come. He's in panic mode and he'll tell conservatives anything to get his hero re-elected. He knows Obama is heading for a major loss.
11 posted on 11/02/2012 10:16:41 AM PDT by Signalman
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To: goldstategop
He strikes me as fair. We don’t want to defeat Obama and get more of the same from Mittens.

Then you're a f*cking idiot who should be banned from this sight! Go back to DU.

12 posted on 11/02/2012 10:16:50 AM PDT by pgkdan (A vote for anyone but Romney is a vote for obama. GO MITT!!)
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To: goldstategop
"That's why I am not voting for him and Juan Williams' advice is sound."

.... After EVERYTHING you know to be true about Obama, and you come off spouting something like this? What else do you want us to believe?

13 posted on 11/02/2012 10:17:05 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: goldstategop

Juan’s rationale is why I hope that the Repubs take over both the Senate and the House. I’m hopeful that newbies like Fischer, Cruz, and Mourdock will start saying “NO” to the GOP-E.

If we get enough conservatives in the House and Senate, Mitt will be forced to “play ball”.


14 posted on 11/02/2012 10:17:22 AM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: goldstategop

Considering how Conservatives embraced Juan as an honorable member if the opposition when he got booted from NPR, I wouldn’t think that he’d stoop to such a level of ingratitude by engaging in cheap voter (Conservative voter) suppression tactics.


15 posted on 11/02/2012 10:17:31 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: goldstategop

I was right with you... up until benghazi....

anyone willing to abandon men in the field is far more dangerous than a liberal mcromney will be...

I hate to do it, but i will cast my ballot for the liberal..

jeez, how did we get into this position..

Oh, I know, it was because of a less than 20% turnout for the primaries...

sooo, about 11% of registered republicans gave us a choice between a communist and a big government lib...

remember this in 2014, and let’s form a rally cry...

“Primary ‘em”....


16 posted on 11/02/2012 10:17:34 AM PDT by joe fonebone (The clueless... they walk among us, and they vote...)
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To: goldstategop

But a no vote could very well get Obama back in.


17 posted on 11/02/2012 10:17:52 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: goldstategop

Juan Williams can always be counted on to spout the liberal line of the day. He is a democrat stooge. We should take seriously his admonishions about Romney—WHY???

It’s so wonderful that he has supported nearly every destructive policy that this Obama administration has implemented, and NOW he’s “concerned” for the country and warns us about Romney.

Wow.


18 posted on 11/02/2012 10:17:54 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: goldstategop

That’s quite alright, I’ll vote for Romney.

With regards for who is the best for America, there is no comparison. I will vote for an American RINO any day of the week before I will vote for a Kenyan Marxist psychopath.


19 posted on 11/02/2012 10:18:00 AM PDT by redfreedom
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To: goldstategop
We might not get what we'd like in him as a Republican President. That's why I am not voting for him and Juan Williams' advice is sound.

You do realize that Williams is a liberal and is trying to depress conservative turnout, right? If he believed Romney was as liberal as he claims, he would not be fighting so hard for Obama, who even the liberals see as a failure.

Now is Romney as conservative as I would like? No. But he is the alternative to Obama, and he is a LOT more conservative than Obama.

20 posted on 11/02/2012 10:18:16 AM PDT by CA Conservative (Texan by birth, Californian by circumstance)
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To: goldstategop

CONCERN TROLL ALERT!!!!!!!!!


21 posted on 11/02/2012 10:18:19 AM PDT by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: VRWCarea51

Ain’t it the truth!


22 posted on 11/02/2012 10:18:53 AM PDT by basil (Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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23 posted on 11/02/2012 10:19:03 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: goldstategop

You are in California and are irrelevant any way. You just plain don’t matter.


24 posted on 11/02/2012 10:19:12 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: goldstategop

For the sake of your idiotic argument, let’s just assume that Mitt Romney is Obama II. Who is going to govern more radically? Obama I who will never have to face the voters again? Or Obama II who will?


25 posted on 11/02/2012 10:19:23 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: wideawake

You can’t teach stupid. I smell a troll.


26 posted on 11/02/2012 10:19:26 AM PDT by DWC (historian)
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To: goldstategop

I *know* what Obama will do with another 4 years.

I do *not* know what Romney will do with a conservative house and senate at his back.

J.W. was being dishonest with the ‘Romneycare’ part of his article. What Romney said was that there were good parts to Obamacare (preexisting conditions and helping college kids stay covered while they were in school), but that the rest was a boondoggle. He also said that what worked in Mass. may not work in Texas and that it was a states’ issue, not a federal government issue.

Right now, I will take the unknown over a *certain* hell.


27 posted on 11/02/2012 10:19:29 AM PDT by Marie ("The last time Democrats gloated this hard after a health care victory, they lost 60 House seats.")
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To: goldstategop

Juan WIlliams is a slobbering Obama apologist and his arguements are not only old and tired, they are so patently false that they would be funny if this election was not about such absolutely critical things.

He’s simply trying to do everything in the face of a rising tsunami-like tide, to supress the vote for Romney.

Here’s a list of links that explain how critical this election is and the conditions surrounding it:

Bow to Nobody by the Special Forces
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agUx79yG1Lo&feature=plcp

Obama Tells the Russian Prime Minister he wil be more “Flxible,” if he wins the election
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JpPU-SwcbE

The Great Turnaround of 2012
http://www.jeffhead.com/turnaround2012.htm

Walking Al Quida in Benghazi
http://www.jeffhead.com/walkingalquida.htm

STAND OBAMA DOWN on November 6th, 2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UIWiBXpR0mc

Pat Caddell cuts loose on Obama and the MSM over BEnghazi
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bsz5iZX9Db4

Mitt Romney’s Plans fo the US Navy
http://www.jeffhead.com/romneynavy.htm

Obama’s Terrible list of Firsts as president
http://www.jeffhead.com/obama1sts.htm

Clint Eastwood - If he’s not doing the job, you’ve got to let him go
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYjXIA0nyS4

UnInstall Obama on Novemebr 6th, 2012
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFdbrblWQ5o

The Liberal Porgressive Class Envy Trainwreck
http://www.jeffhead.com/trainwreck.htm

Obama Administration Lies and Job Numbers
http://www.jeffhead.com/

Sharia Law Must be Eradicated from the Earth
http://www.jeffhead.com/

America at the Crossroads of History
http://www.jeffhead.com/crossroads.htm


28 posted on 11/02/2012 10:19:51 AM PDT by Jeff Head ( Freedom is not free, never has been, never will be (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: MNGal

Juan Williams is the voice of reason. No bias to be found here.

As a life-long Republican...I will now vote Democrat.

Thank you Juan for the timely warning about Mitt.


29 posted on 11/02/2012 10:19:56 AM PDT by Herodes
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To: goldstategop

“That’s why I am not voting for him and Juan Williams’ advice is sound. “

Well, I am glad to see you are a California voter so your vote won’t matter.


30 posted on 11/02/2012 10:20:00 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: pgkdan

+1


31 posted on 11/02/2012 10:20:39 AM PDT by wideawake
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To: basil
Whatever—he’s a damn sight better than obammy..

Ain't that the truth. Anybody that would stay home and let Obama win is a traitor IMO. They have no credibility when they claim to love this country if they allow Obama to win.

Romney was not my first choice but I have been more impressed with him the more I hear him talk. I know it's politics and if he doesn't do all he promises I won't be surprised, but he is at least a true American and I believe he will put country first. I'm not going to blindly believe anything any politician claims but so far Romney is heads above the rest. Any Republican and some Democrats at this point are better than four more years of Obama.

32 posted on 11/02/2012 10:20:48 AM PDT by Melinda in TN
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To: goldstategop

33 posted on 11/02/2012 10:20:48 AM PDT by WVKayaker ("Mitt Romney couldn't keep up with lies and spin of Barack Obama" - Sarah Palin 10/24)
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To: El Cid

Yup. That’s how far loathing of Obama has brought us. I can’t join the enthusiasm for Mitt Happens.

There are a few things he advocates I do like and on the rest I’m prepared to be disappointed. Because he isn’t a Reagan conservative and isn’t one of us!


34 posted on 11/02/2012 10:21:23 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

I have no illusions/delusions concerning Mitt. However, I will enthusiastically vote for him to get rid of the horror of Obama. O is an abomination.


35 posted on 11/02/2012 10:21:33 AM PDT by all the best (`~!)
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To: goldstategop

Juan, we want to kick out the Marxist usurper and replace him with a true-blue, died-in-the-wool conservative president! But half a loaf is far better than no loaf at all, so thanks anyway for your “concern.”


36 posted on 11/02/2012 10:21:41 AM PDT by kevao (Hey, Obama: The 1930s called, they want their economic policy back.)
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To: Herodes

“Juan Williams is the voice of reason. No bias to be found here.”

LOL! I can’t decide if this is sarcasm or not...


37 posted on 11/02/2012 10:22:12 AM PDT by MNGal
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To: VRWCarea51

“...I get a full frontal lobotomy.”

Go for the bottle in front of me...


38 posted on 11/02/2012 10:22:40 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: goldstategop

Since you are in a “swing State”, if 0bama is re-elected, we will hunt you down and do to you what that 92-year-old “lady” said she would do to Mitt. ;-)


39 posted on 11/02/2012 10:23:50 AM PDT by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: goldstategop

That’s right, vote third party out of principle and get Obama again.

I don’t think so Tim....


40 posted on 11/02/2012 10:23:50 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: MNGal

Full Blown Sarcasm...

Thanks!!


41 posted on 11/02/2012 10:24:10 AM PDT by Herodes
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To: goldstategop

Yeah, right...The little weasel Juan Williams is only trying to help out the country getting Obummer reelected.


42 posted on 11/02/2012 10:24:13 AM PDT by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: goldstategop

At this point I’m wishing for anything but that damn Obama!


43 posted on 11/02/2012 10:24:49 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: goldstategop
Do you feel a tingle down your leg?


44 posted on 11/02/2012 10:24:49 AM PDT by WVKayaker ("Mitt Romney couldn't keep up with lies and spin of Barack Obama" - Sarah Palin 10/24)
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To: goldstategop

Because Obama is so much better. Got it.

Thanks for playing, Juan.


45 posted on 11/02/2012 10:25:06 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Pray hard!)
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To: joe fonebone

It got to where it got due to conservatives being unable to be lock step in picking candidates. And the infighting being so great that people started attacking the very candidates that other conservatives wanted. I was for Michele Bachmann and others for Rick Perry. I was for Rick santorum and others for Newt Gingrich. I was for Herman Cain and others were waiting for Sarah Palin to run and she never did. I was looking at Vrigil Goode as a option at one time, but others attacked me for not going lock and step with the GOP’s hand picked candidate Mitt Romney. Now I have no choice but vote Romney because there is no one else as Vorgil will not be on my state’s ballot and I want Obama gone.


46 posted on 11/02/2012 10:25:35 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: goldstategop

As it was pointed out in the Republican debates, ANY of the candidates was better than Obama!

Removing Obama should be #1 priority!


47 posted on 11/02/2012 10:25:37 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: goldstategop
"He strikes me as fair."

Juan Williams strikes you as fair?

If I was talking on the phone to a friend, and they said Juan Williams struck them as fail, I would assume they were having a stroke and would dial 911.

Then, I'd go to my friend to be sure my friend got the best medical care possible.

I'm just sayin'......goldstategop, what do see in Juan Williams that is fair?

48 posted on 11/02/2012 10:25:42 AM PDT by hummingbird (Obama campaigns right in our faces. Doesn't bother him at all, does it?)
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To: goldstategop
"Bush created record-breaking deficits, embraced Congressional earmarks, gained passage of an enormous expansion of Medicare entitlements without funding it, nominated etc. etc. ..."

Yes, and so voters elected hopey-changie dork because of that...

Now, what do you think they are gonna do to him now that he has the same things.. only worse

49 posted on 11/02/2012 10:25:42 AM PDT by Mr. K (What The World would hate more than the USA in charge is the USA NOT in charge")
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To: goldstategop
We don’t want to defeat Obama and get more of the same from Mittens.

I'd tweak that a bit. It's like Bush was only half as bad as Obama. Bush gave us unfunded Medicare Rx mandates, liberal immigration reform, questionable court appointments and $500 billion deficits. Obama basically multiplied all of that by two. Trillion dollar deficits, ended welfare reform, increased food stamps, Obamacare, etc.

Romney will be no different. It's the lesser of two evils argument. I get the argument for voting for Romney, but it really doesn't hold water, because in essence all conservatives who are holding their noses and pulling the lever for Romney next Tuesday are saying is "America going over the cliff, but we can put the crash off for awhile by defeating Obama."

I don't buy that. The whole point is to stop the thing from going off the cliff. We we need to crash the two-party system in the meantime to accomplish that, then I think it's a price well worth paying.

I'm voting Libertarian.

50 posted on 11/02/2012 10:25:50 AM PDT by Gluteus Maximus
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