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Van Jones: Romney Should Pick Condi Rice as VP and 'Watch the Obama Campaign Go Crazy'
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Posted on 07/12/2012 8:00:18 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing

When the Roundtable discussion on ABC's This Week Sunday predictably turned to who Mitt Romney should pick as his running mate if he seals the Republican presidential nomination, former Obama green jobs czar Van Jones made an interesting observation.

"You want to do something bold, put Condoleezza Rice on the ticket and watch the Obama campaign go crazy" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

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That's right! Romney should do exactly what the communist suggests!

Because communists always want what's best for republicans and/or conservatives! *ROLLS EYES*

1 posted on 07/12/2012 8:00:19 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

I love Condi, but how exactly conservative is she? Is she like Colen Powell or like Sarah Palin?

I want an unabashed, hardline conservative to help get our nations fiscal house in order.


2 posted on 07/12/2012 8:03:33 PM PDT by FreeAtlanta (Liberty and Justice for ALL)
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Is there any evidence at all that Condoleeza Rice is a conservative?
3 posted on 07/12/2012 8:03:39 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Condi Rice is a bad choice for more than one reason.


4 posted on 07/12/2012 8:04:09 PM PDT by tsowellfan (http://www.cafenetamerica.com/)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Here’s what Mark Levin thinks about that idea...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2905958/posts


5 posted on 07/12/2012 8:07:30 PM PDT by tsowellfan (http://www.cafenetamerica.com/)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Sure ABC - whatever you say...


6 posted on 07/12/2012 8:08:39 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Please don’t pick Condi, Brer Fox...


7 posted on 07/12/2012 8:08:44 PM PDT by MNDude ( Victimhood is the Holy Grail of liberalism)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Agreed.

He sounds a little too much like Brer Rabbit for my liking.


8 posted on 07/12/2012 8:08:59 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: FreeAtlanta

“Is she like Colen Powell or like Sarah Palin?”

You’re kidding, right? If not, you’ll know by the time all the other replies here roll in :-)


9 posted on 07/12/2012 8:09:05 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

I think she has said “no” many times in many places. Why is her name still coming up in the drive-by media?


10 posted on 07/12/2012 8:10:24 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Go crazy is right! They would go crazy with glee! They would LOVE to fight against Bush all over again. Condi is a sweet lady and I admire her a lot, but she is too tightly connected to the Bush wing of the Republican Party, and the establishment RINOs by association.

NO!!! Not this time! Not with Mitt. He needs to chooses a unabashedly strong CONSERVATIVE running mate.


11 posted on 07/12/2012 8:11:38 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
My exact same thoughts when I read the headline.

They know she's not a good choice so they urge her to be chosen.

If you want to see 'em go "foaming at the mouth crazy" pick Allen West or Alan Keyes!

12 posted on 07/12/2012 8:12:14 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: MNDude

“Please don’t pick Condi, Brer Fox...”

Greta sure likes her, but then she gives ALL the RINOs lots of air time, and often (like at least a couple per night).


13 posted on 07/12/2012 8:13:28 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: philman_36
She won't do it

She is not a Politician

14 posted on 07/12/2012 8:14:17 PM PDT by scooby321 (h tones)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Van Jones knows that Condi is the daughter of black share croppers and is self made, but she’ll be painted as an uncle Tom, by Obama who was raise as a privileged white boy.

Lord I hate these people that Obama calls friends.


15 posted on 07/12/2012 8:15:23 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

ALLEN WEST!


16 posted on 07/12/2012 8:16:02 PM PDT by proudpapa
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To: philman_36

I’d go with Allen West, not Alan Keyes though after his reparations rhetoric. Not to mention, Allen West is by far the better orator, more knowledgeable, and a true conservative.


17 posted on 07/12/2012 8:16:36 PM PDT by wattsmag2
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To: Ronin
Willard is more of a RINO than Bush ever was! Have you forgotten so soon?

"Either you are with us
 or you are for the terrorists."
~~George W. Bush

18 posted on 07/12/2012 8:17:22 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Sounds to me as if the Maoists have...or *think* they have...something big on her.


19 posted on 07/12/2012 8:18:07 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Jimmy Carter Is No Longer The Worst President Of My Lifetime)
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To: wattsmag2

West V. Biden..... that would be a sight to see.


20 posted on 07/12/2012 8:18:31 PM PDT by RedStateRocker
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

For perhaps the first and only time, I agree with Van Jones!


21 posted on 07/12/2012 8:19:29 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: scooby321

——————She is not a Politician ———————

I know this is going to open me up to attack from some but I don’t care.

If Condi represents “not a politician” and Jim Demint represents “career politicians”, then no question for me, give me the career politicians.

But of course it needs to be said, both Demint and Condi are probably exceptions to the rule. Give us Allen West or someone else who’s reliably conservative.

Condi is not a conservative and that is all that matters. She’s not one of us, we don’t want her.


22 posted on 07/12/2012 8:19:46 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: bigbob; philman_36

See post 12.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2905974/posts?page=12#12


23 posted on 07/12/2012 8:21:15 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: philman_36

Rice is just a two-fer. Black and female. Called balancing the ticket. Hope it’s just a trial balloon.


24 posted on 07/12/2012 8:21:15 PM PDT by MomwithHope (Buy and read Ameritopia by Mark Levin!)
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To: philman_36

Rice is just a two-fer. Black and female. Called balancing the ticket. Hope it’s just a trial balloon.


25 posted on 07/12/2012 8:21:25 PM PDT by MomwithHope (Buy and read Ameritopia by Mark Levin!)
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To: wattsmag2

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5747800/ns/us_news-life/t/reversal-attitude-alan-keyes-reparations/

I mean SERIOUSLY, does that look conservative to you or just another government payoff?

Alan Keyes will NEVER get a vote from me.


26 posted on 07/12/2012 8:21:32 PM PDT by wattsmag2
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To: RedStateRocker

Biden would have both feet in his mouth at halfway through haha


27 posted on 07/12/2012 8:23:06 PM PDT by wattsmag2
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

gosh, what’s a sh*thead like Van Jones (is that the name he’s using now?) doing on a mainstream television show?


28 posted on 07/12/2012 8:23:11 PM PDT by 4buttons
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
Uh-oh.

This sounds like a "don't throw me in that briar patch" moment.

29 posted on 07/12/2012 8:25:13 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Actually I see this as Van Jones being a bitter little
!>rick against the Obama admin as it wasn’t communist enough.

I really don’t think Condi is conservative.


30 posted on 07/12/2012 8:25:43 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: wattsmag2
I forgot the /sarcasm tag. All this racial pandering is sickening.
Hire the person who is best for the job and end this BS.

Unfortunately any black person who might be chosen is going to be seen as nothing more than "an affirmative action" pick.
Damaging on both sides of the political divide.

31 posted on 07/12/2012 8:26:40 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Now don’t get me wrong. We could do a WHOLE LOT WORSE than Condi Rice. But, I believe we could put someone in who has been a governor and has fought to balance a state budget and who has taken on the unions and won and who has the executive experience to MAKE DECISIONS and live by them. We have a whole lot of governors out there who fit that bill.

So, I propose we encourage Allen West to run for governor of Florida and support him entirely. Let him get executive experience. He has many years left yet to run. And for a FACT, he already has more experience than the perpetually campaigning and demagogic individual we currently have in the white house when he ran.


32 posted on 07/12/2012 8:29:39 PM PDT by wattsmag2
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

This reminds me of when Beckel said the dems would like nothing better than to run against Newt.


33 posted on 07/12/2012 8:30:48 PM PDT by Heart of Georgia (It's not a penalty - it's obamaTAX. Make him own it.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
See 31. The whole "pick a black person" thing is sickening.

Simply pick someone qualified. To me she's not.
Male, female, black, white, brown, red, yellow, green with purple polka dots (oh wait, that clown is already in office)...whatever.

Just tired of the games being played.

34 posted on 07/12/2012 8:32:33 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

>>Give us Allen West or someone else who’s reliably conservative.<<

I will tell you right now — NO ONE is conservative enough for Free Republic. Even Reagan would not be conservative enough.

It is really frustrating sometimes.


35 posted on 07/12/2012 8:35:36 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Guns Walked -- People Died -- Holder Lied -- Obama Golfed (thanks, Secret Agent Man))
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To: MomwithHope
Rice is just a two-fer. Black and female.
That's a panderer's perspective.
Pander to blacks, pander to females.

Do you consider this person to be qualified for the job?

I don't.

36 posted on 07/12/2012 8:37:41 PM PDT by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
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To: llandres

Greta is a freakin’ Scientologist. Anyone who believes what they believe is a goof so I don’t put much stock in what Oompa Loompa thinks about anything.


37 posted on 07/12/2012 8:42:25 PM PDT by bimboeruption (Clinging to my Bible and my HK.)
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To: SERKIT
Why is her name still coming up in the drive-by media?

To generate the mindless, spastic, knee jerk reactions you have been witness to.

It isn't going to be Ms. Rice.

38 posted on 07/12/2012 8:45:56 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over...)
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To: philman_36

I believe she has more experience in foreign affairs. Not so much in what we really need. Budget and Finance.


39 posted on 07/12/2012 8:48:21 PM PDT by wattsmag2
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To: wattsmag2

Certainly you are not suggesting that a LTC doesn’t have executive experience...


40 posted on 07/12/2012 8:49:02 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter ( A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over...)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

41 posted on 07/12/2012 8:49:59 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

No way.


42 posted on 07/12/2012 8:50:45 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: bimboeruption

That’s true. It just gets me how many (even here on FR!) think so highly of her.


43 posted on 07/12/2012 8:56:58 PM PDT by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!!)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

She’s pro choice so that makes her a bad choice.

Someone else here in FR commented that all she would do is tie Romney to the George Bush administration. Bad idea.


44 posted on 07/12/2012 9:01:43 PM PDT by Ge0ffrey
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Rice-a-Romney: the Washington, DC treat!
The RINO flavor can’t be beat!


45 posted on 07/12/2012 9:11:01 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Ge0ffrey

She’s not a politician and not a business person..she is an academic. She is smart and well spoken, but she is weird by most standards. No husband and her only boy friend was George Bush. No insult intended, but she just isn’t what we need to swing votes our way. I do know people who dealt with her directly at Stanford..and they really didn’t like her personality.


46 posted on 07/12/2012 9:16:43 PM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Jones is right.. Myth and Condi are both flaming RINOs...
Backed up by John Roberts who is also progressive like Newt...

America is quite screwed up presently.. and can’t determine whether its socialist or communist.. which are both the same ideological thing..


47 posted on 07/12/2012 9:24:23 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Oldexpat

“but she is weird by most standards”

My recollection of hearing her speak, it seemed as if she were trying to pass a hard stool.


48 posted on 07/12/2012 9:27:45 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: FreeAtlanta

[ I love Condi, but how exactly conservative is she? Is she like Colen Powell or like Sarah Palin? ]

Sarah PAlin is not a RINO...
How do I know, I asked her!...
She knows what a RINO is, and isn’t...


49 posted on 07/12/2012 9:30:36 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: hosepipe

Better check Drudge!!!


50 posted on 07/12/2012 9:35:36 PM PDT by Don@VB (Power Corrupts)
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