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PappaVanTwee

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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 10:09:41 PM

If Christie Doesn't Run, Romney Will be Nominated and Lose to Barak Obama.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 6:25:28 PM

"You are correct Kat, I just didn't see it in time to fix it."

You were not incorrect, Cymk. Many people do use 24-hour clocks, so those are only correct once per day.
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cymk
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 12:53:08 PM

You are correct Kat, I just didn't see it in time to fix it.
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101Speedster
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:34:55 PM

We all lost. It's just that half of us don't know it yet.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 9:33:44 PM

"Even a broken clock is right once a day."

All of our clocks are 12-hour clocks, so the stopped ones are actually correct twice each day.
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florida1541
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 3:35:29 PM

first el gato welcome ;

second please don,t judge all con,s by one mis understood person

third don,t listen to a thing katmando has to say that person is in line with their counsel women who went on tv and said mister president we helped you get elected now pay us back and bail detrit out
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cymk
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:47:40 AM

Even a broken clock is right once a day.
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streetrider
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Message Posted: Dec 26, 2012 8:11:38 PM

And you thought blondes could not be right.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 3:05:00 PM

"Thanks to gerrymandering, the right will probably win again in 2014.
A raw count of the votes shows that there were more Democrat voters than Republican voters."

As long as so many "Blue voters" feel that it's only essential for them to participate in presidential elections, "Red voters" may be able to perpetuate their recent control over the gerrymandering process. Success tends to come to those who work the hardest for it.
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YDraigGoch
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 12:01:28 PM

Thanks to gerrymandering, the right will probably win again in 2014.

A raw count of the votes shows that there were more Democrat voters than Republican voters. It's just the districting that gave the Republicans the edge.

This popular disparity will continue to grow, and the eventual results will be even worse than the current gaggle of right wing fanatics.

Unless the Republicans distance themselves from the hard core white wing Tea Party, the country will eventually be run by fanatics from the other side. Is that really what Republicans want?

I don't think so.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 8:17:15 PM

"If they are always as quick to dismiss anybody who doesn't think like they do and not hear them out, then perhaps they will deserve to lose again in 2016."

It seems to be as dogmatic with them as it is with some on the Left. Just accept various premises on faith and stick to it regardless of the outcome. In the religious arena, they may believe they'll get their reward in some afterlife if they stick to the company line. Of course, in the political arena there's not much of an afterlife. Today's champion may very well become tomorrow's bum.

I also expect the GOP may lose again in 2016 -- but they'll probably make gains in the 2014 elections (because too many "blue" voters only participate in presidential elections). This they'll construe as the "mandate of the American people" so they'll get up on their high horses once again.
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noseatbelt
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 6:05:58 PM

the gop will need to out freebie democrats next time. Of course the way obama does things, by the time he has four more years, two thirds of the population will be hooked on government hand outs.
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El_Gato_Negro
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 5:45:15 PM

I stand by what I said, that the conservatives prefer to ignore everything they hear from the left, without even trying to understand the other side of the story.

I have only been on here less than a week and already an obvious conservative has said "People like you should be recognized for what they are and ignored." in the thread <<Marriage Equality Outcomes>> when all I did was raise a legitimate point about why somebody might be doing something.

If they are always as quick to dismiss anybody who doesn't think like they do and not hear them out, then perhaps they will deserve to lose again in 2016.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 5:03:22 PM

"If they always put the left on ignore, then they will lose most of the time. They must make themself acceptable to both sides."

That's quite a departure from the rallying cry used by the Right for quite a while now: "[Our latest candidate] only lost because he wasn't conservative enough. The majority of US citizens are conservative, so all we have to do to win is run a candidate who is conservative to appeal to them."
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El_Gato_Negro
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 2:35:22 PM

e_jeepin, looking back at posts here before the election, that is not what Republicans said before. Every one of them was positive that Obama would be a one term wonder and that it would be a landslide for Romney.

So why is the tune different now?

Perhaps Republicans could have won if they had not listened to the far right tea party people. And if they had not had people talking about legitimate rape amd other stupid ideas. If they always put the left on ignore, then they will lose most of the time. They must make themself acceptable to both sides.
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Cliffisher
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 9:03:13 AM

Gop Fix
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e_jeepin
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 12:59:54 AM

No Republican could have won this, we all underestimated the pop-culture "whats in in for me" vote.

As soon as we can find a cool to hang out with on talk shows candidate who expands programs, not cut them -- we are in the game again!

well, I guess that's out of the question -- we can't out ice cream the ice cream man!

It already appears they are planning on Rubio who wont move the Hispanic needle an inch -- and lose worse than Romney. Lose as bad? How can that be? Folks, once a major Demographic moves left, it never returns.

However, when people see that Democrats have never solved a problem, only created more -- there will be a backlash. Blame Bush worked for 4 years, thats over now. Republicans need to step aside and let Democrats ruin themselves.

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streetrider
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 12:38:08 AM

eldiablopoco
she was under duress do to party loyalty. To support the party you support the candidate even if they are a looser.
Thats why i stay independent.
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noseatbelt
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 7:58:05 PM

I still think, that herman cain would have been a good choice.
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eldiablopoco
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 2:10:56 AM

streetrider, how is that a valid statement? Please explain how she was under any duress?
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streetrider
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Message Posted: Nov 21, 2012 12:00:00 AM

She had no choice but to support a looser.
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eldiablopoco
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 11:20:53 PM

What a flake... She makes the comment and then supports a loser!
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El_Gato_Negro
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 10:56:09 PM

<<Chris Christie would never win, people would not accept a man as overweight as he is, no matter what the qualifications>> reb4

So how did he get to be governor?

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gvan
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 8:59:13 PM

I was right too. I predicted Romney losing and Ryan running in 2016.
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streetrider
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 8:45:57 PM

I hate to admit it she was right.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 10, 2012 12:03:40 AM

"But the true believers don't care about winning, they care about having the most polarizing person run."

"True believers" probably believe they comprise a majority of US citizens. By the same token, some 14-year olds still believe in Santa Claus too. So, I won't bother trying to tell them anything different.
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2012 9:54:26 PM

Christie would have won, Gingrich/Santorum/Perry*/Huckabee+/Bachmann/Cain*/Palin* (am I missing any potentials?) would have lost to Obama in a landslide. Romney was their next best shot after Christie. But the true believers don't care about winning, they care about having the most polarizing person run.

*these would have lost primarily for reasons of their sheer idiocy.
+I know he didn't run this time, but some people liked talking about him.
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teacher_tim
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2012 9:07:54 PM

That's OK, btc1, you makes us laugh , too. Just not for the reasons you intend.
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btc1
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2012 8:40:10 PM

The cons wanted someone who did not mind lying this time around.

This time around, did I say that. Like this time was different! LOL! I make myself laugh.
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YDraigGoch
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2012 2:42:40 PM

Ok, I'm a bit confused here.

The premise from the right seems to be that Romney lost because he is a moderate. All over FOX news. Tea Party mantra. The works. We should have run a "True Conservative" (aka white wing fundamentalist radical). Like Santorum. Maybe.

Yet here they are, lamenting on the fact that Christie did not run. A man who is seen by most Americans as being a REAL moderate. Romney was seen by many as being a faux moderate who MIGHT (nothing certain here) fall in with the hard right. TOO risky!

So yes, Christie probably would have won. Since the Tea Party politics has alienated so many Americans, they were looking for a moderate. And Romney was not moderate enough. Maybe.

So the thread here is that the hard right wishes that a real moderate had run instead of a "True Conservative"?

What am I missing?
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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Nov 9, 2012 10:47:24 AM

<<Both Christie and Rubio refused to run.>>

I'm sorry, I said they "would win" not they "would have won". I'm looking ahead to 2016.
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mswiggy
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 10:42:29 AM

Christie won't run he alienated his party and he nominee.
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How??? Because he cared about the people of his state who voted him in to do just that.
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Panama19
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 10:40:05 AM


NickHammer, "Of course, there were very few actual Romney supporters back then (you may recall Maria's Small Gas Buddy Political Poll from a year ago), only the ever-changing Republican flavor of the month until he or she made a fool of him/herself"

I seldom get a chance to agree with you, but you are absolutely correct on this one.

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Panama19
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 10:36:42 AM


sgm4law, "Christie/Rubio would win, but too many of the hardcore party won't let a winning ticket get nominated"

Both Christie and Rubio refused to run.

The hardcore Party had nothing to do with it.

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sgm4law
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 10:21:08 AM

Christie/Rubio would win, but too many of the hardcore party won't let a winning ticket get nominated.
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SemiSteve
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 8:47:38 AM

If a sewer explodes some of it is going to stick to a wall.
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cbuck80
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 8:45:22 AM

Christie won't run he alienated his party and he nominee.
If Rubio was VP they could pulled it off.
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reb4
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 8:42:06 AM

Chris Christie would never win, people would not accept a man as overweight as he is, no matter what the qualifications.

And I am not condemming him for his weight, just pointing out my opinion.
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KatmanDo
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Message Posted: Nov 8, 2012 12:37:33 AM

"Ann Coulter was right"

Indeed she was. While much of the time she merely spouts nonsense, in this one instance she hit the nail right on the head. Kudos to Ann!
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NickHammer
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Message Posted: Nov 7, 2012 11:13:01 PM

The funniest part was that the audience cheered losing the Presidency. Coulter said, "If we don't run Chris Christie, Romney will be the nominee (crowd begins cheering) and we'll lose (massive cheering, with "woooooh").

The crowd must have been made up of Chris Christie fans or, at the very least, very anti-Romney people. Of course, there were very few actual Romney supporters back then (you may recall Maria's Small Gas Buddy Political Poll from a year ago), only the ever-changing Republican flavor of the month until he or she made a fool of him/herself.
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