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Election 2012: Obama gets his "revenge," but conservatives must stand tall
Michelle Malkin ^ | November 7, 2012 | Michelle Malkin

Posted on 11/07/2012 11:53:44 PM PST by Ron C.

Ohio has been called for Barack Obama. Iowa went for Obama. Colorado went for Obama. Florida and Virginia have not been called yet, but those don’t look good, either. The Romney camp is disputing the Ohio call. Karl Rove on Fox News says it’s not over. But the numbers don’t add up for Romney. He was close. Valiantly close. But not close enough. (Update 12:57am – Romney called Obama to concede and delivered a gracious concession speech.)

The Romney/Ryan team fought well and hard, inspiring Republicans and conservatives across the country to get out the vote and fight for restoration of our founding principles and free enterprise.

We have so much to be proud of tonight:

*Diligent Tea Party activists grew the limited government movement and organized — producing winning candidates across the country at the local, state, and national levels.

*A new generation of citizen activists online helped contribute to the vigilant policing of media bias and White House lies on everything from Fast and Furious to Solyndra to Benghazi.

(Excerpt) Read more at michellemalkin.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: election; rebound
Michelle also said,

"I remain a proud, unrepentant believer in the American Dream. And I know you do, too. Freedom will endure because we will keep fighting for it. We can’t afford not to, friends."

Many talk surrender here - how easily they decide to give up and run away...

1 posted on 11/07/2012 11:53:52 PM PST by Ron C.
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To: Ron C.
Many talk surrender here - how easily they decide to give up and run away...

I don't know WHAT I'm going to do, but I DO KNOW that I'm NOT giving up. I've got children and grandchildren to fight for. If nothing else, to set a good example for.

2 posted on 11/08/2012 12:00:48 AM PST by Bradís Gramma (PRAY for this country like your life depends on it......because it DOES!)
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To: Ron C.

The mistake of Tea Party and of Mitt Romney’s team has been to make a one issue campaign focussing ONLY on economy.

It was the main issue but was not the ONLY issue and the others were and are also very important.

Education , family , religion , immigration , foreign policy...all issues very important for the future of USA .
Romney and the tea party look like they have nothing articulate and consistant to say about that, no vision on USA in the world as it is going today....

Obama and hese accomplices have a vision and i think it’s bad. It will weaken steadily and badly USA and change it


3 posted on 11/08/2012 12:05:43 AM PST by Ulysse
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To: Ulysse

Even on the economy, Romney was pretty much muted because of Romneycare.


4 posted on 11/08/2012 12:09:36 AM PST by ari-freedom (Election Day should be after Thanksgiving, not right after Halloween)
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To: Ulysse

GOP elites always back down from these social issues.

They are rather willing to embrace progressives.


5 posted on 11/08/2012 12:17:08 AM PST by granada
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To: Ron C.
The fact is that her words are very hollow at this time.

The GOP is dead, it was taken over by the Neo-Cons and refused to acknowledge the Ron Paul voters and Evangelical voters, who brought energy to the campaign.

It was those key voters who decided to stay home or vote third Party.

Romney ran on the platform of managing the economy better then Obama, that Obama was incompetent, not evil.

That message will never win elections

6 posted on 11/08/2012 12:18:04 AM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Ulysse

I’ll never believe that many people voted for obama. Nor will I believe Romney didn’t do much better than McCain did in 2008.

With that said, all of those who voted for obama knew gas is $4 a gallon, unemployment is horrible, insurance premiums have and will increase, taxes will increase, more lay offs are coming, etc. But they still voted for him. So “issues” was not the issue.


7 posted on 11/08/2012 12:19:01 AM PST by Terry Mross (Once again I wasted my vote. But I have learned my lesson.)
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To: Ron C.

The problem is that just as Eurabia, the US is now Amerabia and the most powerful army on earth is now a tool of islam and communism.

Difficult spot to survive.


8 posted on 11/08/2012 12:28:01 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: Brad's Gramma

My grandchildren have been given a tyranny. I am crying again. I just want to disappear.


9 posted on 11/08/2012 12:28:51 AM PST by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 12 y/o granddaughter has more relevant&quality executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Terry Mross

You can believe what you want but it won’t change the facts. People stayed home because Mitt turned them off.


10 posted on 11/08/2012 12:30:58 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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To: Ulysse

It is no secret that the GOP os (ostensibly) the party of the right, and the right has been soundly rejected bu the freeloaders and degenerates. When people say it’s because the Republicans didn’t “reach out to us” or “articulate their message”, they’re lying and they know it. Freebies and immorality out the wazoo are what most of the present voting demographics WANT. They know roughly where each party stands on the issues without pictures, and they voted for what they want-what the left offers. Bread and circuses.


11 posted on 11/08/2012 12:33:08 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: jimfree

I am backing out of participating in politics now-I am de-registering, and this was my last vote. My fundamenatlist forebears were correct, to stay away from the dirty business of politics, and I should have listened to their wisdom. And they hadn’t dealt with anything like what’s happening now.

So that’s it. I retreat back into my faith and pay attention to my ancestors when they said, stay separate.


12 posted on 11/08/2012 12:37:48 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: JCBreckenridge

“You can believe what you want but it won’t change the facts. People stayed home because Mitt turned them off.”

These high maintenance ‘conservatives’ need to be coddled with the perfect candidate otherwise we get a complete and total anti-American socialist.


13 posted on 11/08/2012 12:41:20 AM PST by ari-freedom (Election Day should be after Thanksgiving, not right after Halloween)
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To: ari-freedom

We’ve done it your way twice and are 0-2.

Time to try something else. Clearly nominating moderates is a loser policy.


14 posted on 11/08/2012 12:47:19 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (Texas, Texas, Whisky)
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To: Ron C.

Love ya Michelle, but I fell for the okiedoke for the last time.


15 posted on 11/08/2012 12:55:02 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Ron C.
"Diligent Tea Party activists grew the limited government movement and organized — producing winning candidates across the country at the local, state, and national levels."

I mostly agree with that sentiment. I say mostly because at the federal level, the Tea Party seems to be far more effective getting people elected to the House than the Senate. Or, if you want to look at it from a more critical perspective, I think the Tea Party needs to vet the folks they back for Senate a bit better. Sure, we got Rand Paul in large part due to Tea Party backing, but we also got Christine O'Donnell and Sharon Angle (though to be fair, Angle's primary opponents weren't all that stellar of choices either, from what I've read), etc.

Still, I'm glad for the TP's efforts. They had a big hand in the GOP taking the House in 2010, and IMHO, helped keep it in an otherwise lousy 2012 election year.

16 posted on 11/08/2012 12:55:38 AM PST by DemforBush (100% Ex-Democrat.)
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To: ari-freedom

They need their own exact crackpot. Ron Paul is a crackpot, a swine, and would hand the US to the arabs just as handily as any democrat. Following the Paul-plots on Stormfront over a number of years has been instructive.

Now, it seems even the nazists have gagged on him.


17 posted on 11/08/2012 12:56:54 AM PST by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (I will fear no muslim))
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To: mrsmel

It is true that this country is split; Patriots vs. freeloaders.

Simple enough..


18 posted on 11/08/2012 1:03:58 AM PST by ChiMark (America no more)
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To: Hardraade

I voted for Romney, was glad to, have no problem with how he ran his campaign. I even left his signs in my yard today because I’m not ashamed of having voted for the best man running.

It’s not our candidates, in most cases it isn’t. We have good candidates and they mostly run good campaigns. My stars, look at some of the crazies and felons the left runs, AND gets elected. Start at the top with the loony, borderline moron Biden.

It’s the voters-racial minorities and white women who want freebies, the right to be as degraded as possible, AND have the remaining producers pay the bill.

They pitched a fit over the Moral Majority, screaming that they would force their theology on the nation? The Moral Majority were pikers, they never dreamed of forcing others to actually PAY for their goals, and the truth is that they NEVER tried to force anything on anyone, they only tried to keep a way open for the non-degenerate to have a place in the culture also.


19 posted on 11/08/2012 1:20:28 AM PST by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: Brad's Gramma

You talk of “fighting”, tell me where is the battleground. We have been Alinskyed. Checkmate. It is over but for the shooting and with libtards running the gummint odds ain’t good. I would like to “fight” for it but there just isn’t anything one can do. The RINOs all think Romney was too conservative and the moochers now outnumber the producers. We been painted into a corner. Libtards like Teddy Kennedy put political IEDS in our road decades ago and now we are denied any path to freedom from this tyrfranical leviathan that is just beginning to rear it’s ugly head. The only weapon we have is to Go Galt and that also plays to their long suit. They have NO PROBLEM spending money they take from people who won’t be born for 20 years.


20 posted on 11/08/2012 1:32:24 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: DemforBush

The TEA party has been great and I am so happy to have witnessed 1 MILLION people singing Amazing Grace in the Herat of DC. (Mount Doom LOL) But I have to say that when the Rats can steal an election in broad daylight ain’t much we can do. Now they have absolutely no reason to slow down. Or as he said, he has more flexibility.


21 posted on 11/08/2012 1:38:25 AM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: Ron C.
Obama won the election by promising every sub-group a bunch of freebies while Conservatives told the truth about how freebies aren't free.
It's time to give the Libtards what they want. Let ALL the Bush Tax Cuts expire. Let Obamacare kick in. Don't protest unlimited abortions. Do nothing with the debt ceiling and tell the Libtards to deal with it on their own. Don't pass any budget or funding. Ignore the borders. Let the Ghetto Prez and Reid blame everything on the GOP.
Reid just got finished saying he wouldn't work with Romney had he got elected so turn about is fair play.
Get your guns, hold on tight and stand fast because this ride is about to get real bumpy. If anyone needs proof of what I say then one needs to look no further than the election map and realize the whole country is controlled by Rats in large urban centers that most Americans really could care less about.
22 posted on 11/08/2012 3:26:52 AM PST by tobyhill
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To: ari-freedom

Just what is the GOP/Romney economic plan? What was their social plans, their foundational principles....these losers were trying to pull an Obama style cover-up thinking they could appear to have a ‘better’ mousetrap and would tell us after they had the reins. Face it FReepers Romney was a third place loser in 2008 and learned nothing from that experience.
Romney/Ryan were a pair of hollow men.


23 posted on 11/08/2012 3:35:12 AM PST by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Ulysse

It WAS a mistake focussing only on the ecomomy.

He should have been hit with every thing in ‘The Obama File’:

(Spread this around)

The best Obama exposure site on the net:
The Obama File ...

http://www.theobamafile.com/index_next_personal.html
The United States Library of Congress has selectedTheObamaFile.com for inclusion in its historic collectionof Internet materials
http://theobamafile.com/LibraryOfCongress.html

Just a few of the pages:
http://www.theobamafile.com/index_next_politics.html
http://www.theobamafile.com/BarackObama.htm
http://www.theobamafile.com/_family/FamilyPage.htm
http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaEducation.htm
http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaPsychology.htm
http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaReligion.htm
http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaWife.htm
http://www.theobamafile.com/_associates/ObamaAssociates.htm
http://www.theobamafile.com/ObamaIconography.htm

My advice- don’t give up. Don’t wait until 2016.
Continue to fight him NOW.
Bengrazi
Fast and Furious
Phony birth certificate.


24 posted on 11/08/2012 4:03:13 AM PST by patriot08 (TEXAS GAL- born and bred and proud of it!)
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To: Everybody

Why oh why do we not recount the key states and accept the votes that just arrived from the military? It could make all the difference? There was a lot of cheating reported with the left as well. Where is everybody? We can be above them while doing this.


25 posted on 11/08/2012 4:19:31 AM PST by dgkb
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To: ari-freedom
Even on the economy, Romney was pretty much muted because of Romneycare.

Unable to use any form of, the "flip-flopper" argument against Obama either.

26 posted on 11/08/2012 4:35:24 AM PST by Graybeard58 (What G.O.P.e. candidate is in store for us in 2016?)
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To: JCBreckenridge
You can believe what you want but it won’t change the facts. People stayed home because Mitt turned them off.

Given another Romney/McCain/Dole candidate in 2016, they'll stay home then too. Yet the G.O.P.e., never learns.

27 posted on 11/08/2012 4:38:33 AM PST by Graybeard58 (What G.O.P.e. candidate is in store for us in 2016?)
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To: JCBreckenridge

Actually, nominating/running moderates is a trend in the GOP—Think Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush (who rode Reagan’s coat-tails to a single term), Bob Dole, John McCain, and, most recently, Mitt Romney. George W. Bush was a moderate/lib as well, but benefitted from the War on Terror. The exception here is Ronald Reagan, who won two landslides by running, and governing, as a true conservative.

There are none so blind as those who will not see.


28 posted on 11/08/2012 5:30:59 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Re-distribute my work ethic, not my wealth!)
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To: Ron C.
Nixon was re-elected but run out of office before the end of his second term.

IMPEACH Obama over the international incident known as Fast and Furious. Also keep Bengazhigate on the front page.

29 posted on 11/08/2012 8:32:40 AM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STPostUCK ON STUPID)
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To: a fool in paradise
Nixon was re-elected but run out of office before the end of his second term.

Still, we're stuck now with ObamaCare, which will pull us down from our first-world status to second-world, and perhaps even turd-world.

30 posted on 11/08/2012 8:35:24 AM PST by kevao (Hey, Obama: The 1930s called, they want their economic policy back.)
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