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Postby BillTheCat » Wed Feb 01, 2012 3:01 am

Newt's speech, of course, was a wonder to behold. =)) He says he's going for all the rest of the remaining 46 states - yeh, you do that Newtsy. :-bd


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Postby Foggy » Wed Feb 01, 2012 6:32 am

Wash. Post:





Romney 46.4%


Gingrich 31.9%


Santorum 13.4%


Paul 7.0%

Frothy is going to have to drop out next, even if he did respond to his trouncing by attacking Newtie.





Who will get Frothy's supporters? If you add his number to Gingrich's, suddenly Newtie has 45.3% and is lookin' good. Can a Frothy supporter bring him/herself to vote for Mittens?



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Postby Foggy » Wed Feb 01, 2012 7:36 am

That's the way I see it. Santorum drops out after Arizona, maybe before. His supporters go to Gingrich, almost all of them. Nobody comes out a clear winner after Super Tuesday, just like the Dems in 2008. Gingrich may make it to the convention still alive. Ron Paul's not spending money. He can hang in a long time.That's what happened in my dream, anyway. 8>



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Postby Foggy » Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:47 am

Great minds dream alike. 8-) Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to work I go.



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Postby Joseph Robidoux III » Wed Feb 01, 2012 8:56 am

That's the way I see it. Santorum drops out after Arizona, maybe before. His supporters go to Gingrich, almost all of them. Nobody comes out a clear winner after Super Tuesday, just like the Dems in 2008. Gingrich may make it to the convention still alive. Ron Paul's not spending money. He can hang in a long time.That's what happened in my dream, anyway. 8>

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Postby Dr. Kenneth Noisewater » Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:49 am

Gingrich may make it to the convention still alive.

Well unless someone younger and healthier comes along



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Postby Whatever4 » Wed Feb 01, 2012 12:59 pm

What happened to all that tea party power?Seriously, where'd it go?

There's the possibility that a white Republican could win.


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Postby Reality Check » Wed Feb 01, 2012 2:43 pm

I don't there ever was a "Tea Party Movement". What you had was a bunch of white, mostly Southern conservative Republicans who were as mad as hell that a Democrat, and a black smart one to boot, took back "their" White House. They branded themselves as the "Tea Party" and Fox News went orgasmic for about a year. The minority gains in the 2010 midterms (within historical norms) were billed as validation of a new movement when in reality it was the same old Republican solid south and born again evangelicals who have been getting undeserved coverage for 30 years.


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Postby esseff44 » Wed Feb 01, 2012 3:06 pm

I don't there ever was a "Tea Party Movement". What you had was a bunch of white, mostly Southern conservative Republicans who were as mad as hell that a Democrat, and a black smart one to boot, took back "their" White House. They branded themselves as the "Tea Party" and Fox News went orgasmic for about a year. The minority gains in the 2010 midterms (within historical norms) were billed as validation of a new movement when in reality it was the same old Republican solid south and born again evangelicals who have been getting undeserved coverage for 30 years.

[/break1]wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea_Party_Caucus]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tea_Party_CaucusYes, the Tea Party caucus is all Republican, 100%, and there is an over representation of 'Christian conservative' types among the group. But when I look at the map, I see a wider regional distribution and what it screams to me is OIL AND GAS industry. Look at Texas and Louisiana leading the pack followed by Florida. About a third of the group falls outside the Old South. The people we see at the events are those you describe, but the money and the influence and benefits are flowing through pipelines we cannot see.


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Postby SueDB » Wed Feb 01, 2012 7:50 pm

To me - It is just like a semi national display of the rural type southern WHITE culture political climate. :shock:


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Postby BillTheCat » Thu Feb 02, 2012 1:57 am



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Postby Suranis » Thu Feb 02, 2012 3:44 am

Well, thats the kiss O death to newts election chances.


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Postby MaineSkeptic » Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:17 am

And a perfect chance to ask Romney about the Donald's birferism! \ :D / \ :D / \ :D /



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Postby bob » Thu Feb 02, 2012 11:19 am

The long wait is over, Trump is endorsing Newty

ABC: [/break1]go.com/blogs/politics/2012/02/donald-trump-set-to-endorse-mitt-romney-in-las-vegas/]Donald Trump Set To Endorse Mitt Romney In Las Vegas

Donald Trump will endorse Mitt Romney in Las Vegas on Thursday, sources familiar with the decision tell ABC News.A political aide in Trump’s office spoke directly with Mitt Romney by phone last night before Trump’s private plane took off from New York City to Las Vegas.The call, sources say, was to inform Romney of Thursday’s endorsement, which will take place at a 12:30 p.m. event at the Trump International Hotel on the Las Vegas strip.



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Postby bob » Thu Feb 02, 2012 12:55 pm

[/break1]realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2012/president/2012_elections_electoral_college_map.html]RCP now has EV at 217-195 (126): IA & NV from lean-Obama to toss-up; NH from toss-up to lean-GOP.(Obama won those three in 2008.)


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Postby BillTheCat » Thu Feb 02, 2012 1:56 pm

The long wait is over, Trump is endorsing Newty

ABC: [/break1]go.com/blogs/politics/2012/02/donald-trump-set-to-endorse-mitt-romney-in-las-vegas/]Donald Trump Set To Endorse Mitt Romney In Las Vegas

Donald Trump will endorse Mitt Romney in Las Vegas on Thursday, sources familiar with the decision tell ABC News.A political aide in Trump’s office spoke directly with Mitt Romney by phone last night before Trump’s private plane took off from New York City to Las Vegas.The call, sources say, was to inform Romney of Thursday’s endorsement, which will take place at a 12:30 p.m. event at the Trump International Hotel on the Las Vegas strip.

I heard this morning - comedy gold :D


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Postby realist » Thu Feb 02, 2012 3:53 pm

Trump just endorsed Mittens.

Wait. What? I thought Trump was gonna run. =))


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Postby MaineSkeptic » Thu Feb 02, 2012 3:57 pm

Trump just endorsed Mittens.

Now can we ask Mittens about the birfers? Pretty please?



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Postby GreatGrey » Thu Feb 02, 2012 4:41 pm

I gotta think the upcoming battle of the proxies between Trump and Palin is gonna be a whole boatload of laughs.



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Postby GreatGrey » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:05 pm

[imgwidth=640]http://www.bartcop.com/romney-shepherd.jpg[/imgwidth]



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Postby realist » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:12 pm

http://i307.photobucket.com/albums/nn315/nmgolfer_bucket/Post%20and%20Email/enhanced-buzz-wide-27880-1328218655.jpg =)) =)) =))


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Postby John Thomas8 » Thu Feb 02, 2012 5:17 pm

santorum Goes Full 'Tard:





Does it have a point? Maybe. Is it pants-on-head retarded to trash potential voters in public over it? Absolutely.





Santorum tells sick kid who complained about the price of his medicine "People have no problem paying $900 for an iPad, but paying $900 for a drug they have a problem with Why?" Because, of course, people buy a new iPad EVERY MONTH ([/break1]go.com/blogs/politics/2012/02/rick-santorum-tells-sick-kid-market-should-should-set-drug-prices/]abcnews.go.com, Russell Goldman)




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