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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Wed Mar 21, 2012 3:59 pm

Quoting TOMMY767 (Reply 47):
doesn't know how many houses he owns, can't lift his arms over his head. Meanwhile Obama gives a 5th rate MLK inspired speech

Let's not forget that some people were tired of an old white guy running things.

Romney is more out of touch than McCain ever was. I think President Obama will win in November. He has a record of successes and will stand behind that. Instead of trying to convince everyone the opposite like Romney is doing.
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Wed Mar 21, 2012 6:23 pm

Quoting Revelation (Reply 49):
Credibility => 0.

That was meant to be facetious, not a statement of fact. I made that statement to mock the absurdness of AvObserver's annotate that Obama is a charlatan.
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Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:56 pm

Romney receives (not earns) obscene amounts off his Bain capital nest egg and represents all that holds the disappearing US middle class down.

But, as a Catholic, I even more detest Santorum and his blatant flouting of key Christian or Catholic values as so well documented here:

http://www.juancole.com/2012/03/top-...-santorum-ignores-reprint-edn.html
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:21 pm

Quoting 2707200X (Reply 51):

That was meant to be facetious, not a statement of fact. I made that statement to mock the absurdness of AvObserver's annotate that Obama is a charlatan.

Sorry, my bad!

Quoting ozglobal (Reply 52):
Romney receives (not earns) obscene amounts off his Bain capital nest egg and represents all that holds the disappearing US middle class down.

As someone who grew up in the middle class, I too am truly concerned that the middle class is disappearing.

Quoting ozglobal (Reply 52):
But, as a Catholic, I even more detest Santorum and his blatant flouting of key Christian or Catholic values as so well documented here:

I'd never vote for someone who doesn't believe in the separation of church and state.
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:23 pm

Quoting Revelation (Reply 49):
I doubt Romney will take on a strong social conservative, because it's clear that those on the right will vote for him in any case, and he'll need to appeal to the independents to win.

And here is proof:

"Eric Fehrnstrom, Romney's senior campaign adviser, was asked in a CNN interview Wednesday morning whether the former Massachusetts governor had been forced to adopt conservative positions in the rugged race that could hurt his standing with moderates in November's general election.

"I think you hit a reset button for the fall campaign. Everything changes," Fehrnstrom responded. "It's almost like an Etch A Sketch. You can kind of shake it up, and we start all over again.""

http://www.cnn.com/2012/03/21/politics/campaign-wrap/?hpt=hp_t2

Come on GOP !! Get Santorum the votes he needs!
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Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:54 pm

Quoting mt99 (Reply 54):
"I think you hit a reset button for the fall campaign. Everything changes," Fehrnstrom responded. "It's almost like an Etch A Sketch. You can kind of shake it up, and we start all over again.""

So this is kind of like a big admission of ..."we will lie to the voters to get nominated and elected " . I know that this is politics, but this can't sit well with the Tea Party folks
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Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:55 pm

Quoting casinterest (Reply 55):
So this is kind of like a big admission of ..."we will lie to the voters to get nominated and elected " . I know that this is politics, but this can't sit well with the Tea Party folks

Politics aside, this is one of the most embarrassingly mismanaged campaigns I've ever seen.

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Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:15 am

Quoting Revelation (Reply 49):
I was publicly educated from kindergarten to bachelor's degree, and I didn't run into the rabid liberals you seem to be so sure exist. I was in college during the Reagan years, and college Republican groups were far more active than Democat ones, yet they stuck to the issues and didn't make up nonsense about how they were being brainwashed by liberals.

I bet those college republicans also had a lost of sex as well and not just for pro-creation  . Heck Ann Coulter was in college the same time as you and look at her now and imagine what she looked like at 21, most blokes would join that club for the women .

Yes I am ignoring the fact that I don't agree with Ann Coulter's views but at least she has a brain.

Quoting casinterest (Reply 55):
So this is kind of like a big admission of ..."we will lie to the voters to get nominated and elected " . I know that this is politics, but this can't sit well with the Tea Party folks

Well you could get away with this in the past but now with you-tube the Obama camp is going to show clips of Romney or Santorum saying the opposite only a few months prior so it can backfire immensely with the middle. The tea-partiers will vote GOP no matter what because they would nominate Satan to beat Obama.
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Thu Mar 22, 2012 3:19 am

Quoting StarAC17 (Reply 45):
Remember Obamacare is basically a copy of what Romney put into place as governor.


Except one is at a National level and one at the state.

Quoting TOMMY767 (Reply 47):
Excited about Romney? No. Is he a better candidate than W Bush or Obama? Yes.


I always liked Romney, I think he is a pretty good candidate. But exactly, anyone but Obama.

Quoting Revelation (Reply 49):
Romney avoids discussion of cultural issues because he is so out of touch with mainstream American culture.


And Obama is? Harvard Law Professor, Reverend Wright follower? Anyone who can run a real campaign for President is not going to be "in touch" with mainstream America. These are all very successful, wealthy people running for president.

Quoting seb146 (Reply 50):
I think President Obama will win in November. He has a record of successes and will stand behind that.


Do you mind to state a few things of his record which have been successes? He has done well with anti-terrorism efforts. That is one.

Quoting mt99 (Reply 54):
Come on GOP !! Get Santorum the votes he needs!


I understand why very conservative/conservative people would want Santorum. But I also do not understand what in the world they are thinking. Thankfully it seems like Romney is going to be the pick right now. I would hope any Republican no matter how conservative would say I want Obama out of office. And if that is the case Romeny HAS to be the guy who gets the nomination. No one else has a chance at beating Obama.

Besides Presidents don't make huge changes on "social" issues. This is mostly left up for the courts. I am sure Santorum would nominate very conservative judges but Romeny wont nominate any liberal ones. And judges can do whatever they want once they are on the bench anyway. Nothing is certain.

It sure would be nice to have a guy who has not spent time connected to Washington D.C. and most importantly an actual Businessman with REAL private sector experience. That would be something huh? Better than a guy who was a law professor and a US Senator for 2 years. I still can't believe he was elected sometimes with his credentials. If the President was a job offering Obama would not have been very high on the list with his resume.

For the current situation this country is in Romeny would be right up there on the top.
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Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:52 am

Quoting DocLightning (Reply 56):
When SANTORUM is your major competitor and he's actually giving you a run for your money, you are doing something wrong.

Indeed. If Romney is such a great manager, he should have had no problem dispatching of Santorum. The fact that he can't speaks volumes to Romney's ability to manage and lead. Romney has no vision for this country, he's just a bored, rich guy trying to make up for what his father could not achieve.

Quoting flymia (Reply 58):
For the current situation this country is in Romeny would be right up there on the top.

Except that Romney has repeatedly shown he has minimal leadership ability and few people actually trust him. And sorry, but managing Bain is far, far from the real private sector.
 
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Thu Mar 22, 2012 4:28 pm

Quoting flymia (Reply 58):
Do you mind to state a few things of his record which have been successes? He has done well with anti-terrorism efforts.

A list of 50 things he did:

http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/mag...s_top_50_accomplishments035755.php

And Romney?
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Thu Mar 22, 2012 5:27 pm

Quoting casinterest (Reply 55):
So this is kind of like a big admission of ..."we will lie to the voters to get nominated and elected " . I know that this is politics, but this can't sit well with the Tea Party folks

The GOP and the TP have whipped themselves into such a lather around trying to beat Obama that a few lies won't matter to them, despite their self-claimed moral superiority.

Quoting flymia (Reply 58):
And Obama is?

I doubt you will see Mitt host any "beer summits" to discuss racial issues. If it doesn't involve rich white men, Mitt won't care.

Quoting flymia (Reply 58):
I understand why very conservative/conservative people would want Santorum. But I also do not understand what in the world they are thinking.

Indeed. The very hardcore stances they are embracing will drive away the independents they need to have a chance at the presidency.

Quoting flymia (Reply 58):
It sure would be nice to have a guy who has not spent time connected to Washington D.C. and most importantly an actual Businessman with REAL private sector experience.

Any correlation between running a business and being a successful president is something the GOP is making up. Case in point: GWB was a businessman (Texas oil man and owner of the Texas Rangers), and he lead this country into the Great Financial Crisis. As Mitt pointed out, he likes to be able to fire people, and as President you can't institute your agenda by hiring and firing people, because you don't get to hire and fire the Congress, and you only rarely get to hire Supreme Court justices, and only after the Congress approves of them.
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:38 pm

Quoting Revelation (Reply 61):
I doubt you will see Mitt host any "beer summits" to discuss racial issues. If it doesn't involve rich white men, Mitt won't care.

Democrats eat that stuff up. Everything is political move. You actually think this means Obama is "in touch" with mainstream society? Because he has a few beers. If this was the case Bush II was the most mainstream guy out there. Watching his sports, drinking beer and driving his pickup around the ranch.

Quoting Revelation (Reply 61):
GWB was a businessman (Texas oil man and owner of the Texas Rangers),

I honestly do not think he was a "great' businessman. Romeny's record and assets show how successful he has been.

Quoting seb146 (Reply 60):
A list of 50 things he did:http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/mag...s_top_50_accomplishments035755.php

Passed Health Care Reform: Most of America does not think this was a good thing.
Passed the Stimulus: Again, was this really a good thing? I think in a few more years we may know.
Passed Wall Street Reform: Signed the Dodd-Frank: Not a good thing IMO.
Ended the War in Iraq: Good
Began Drawdown of War in Afghanistan: So far not so good.
Eliminated Osama bin laden: FANTASTIC!
Turned Around U.S. Auto Industry: Socialism/Communism, state action. Where are my profits from GM?
Recapitalized Banks: Good.
Repealed “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”: Good.
Toppled Moammar Gaddafi: Not really him, but he helped.
Told Mubarak to Go: Might not turn out very well in the long run.
I agree there are some things he has done well. But a few other things I will point out from the list.

Let Space Shuttle Die and Killed Planned Moon Mission: This is a national embarrassment IMO. I am for less government spending but this is just embarssing as an American and it looks like our Space Program may be history which is a sad day in science like we are going back in time. It is hard to say we should have kept the space program with the amount of money it cost. But this is just a personal opinion of mine. It certainly saves money but it puts the US back in time and IMO in the long run won't be saving money.

Invested Heavily in Renewable Technology: Solyndra worked out well.

Protected Two Liberal Seats on the U.S. Supreme Court: Not really something he "accomplished" And man Kagan never even been a judge.

Avoided Scandal: Boeing, Solyndra?

A lot of the other stuff was expanding this, stimulus money here etc.. If we look at our economy right now and the absurd way the government is still spending money he has not done much. He called George Bush's 4 trillion of debt in 8 years, "unpatriotic" he has accumliated more debt in three years. So he must be unpatriotic also.

I won't say he has not done some things well he has. Like I said I think his national security has been fantastic.
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:58 pm

Quoting flymia (Reply 62):
You actually think this means Obama is "in touch" with mainstream society? Because he has a few beers.

That he invited two people to the White House to discuss racism over a few beers shows me he's a lot more in touch with mainstream society than Mitt and his NASCAR owning friends.

Quoting flymia (Reply 62):
If this was the case Bush II was the most mainstream guy out there. Watching his sports, drinking beer and driving his pickup around the ranch.

I guess your definition of mainstream is a white guy driving a pickup truck on a ranch, whereas mine is more of a mixed-race guy who likes basketball.

Demographics are working in my favor...

Quoting flymia (Reply 62):
Romeny's record and assets show how successful he has been.

Which still doesn't mean that being a businessman prepares one for the Presidency.

Quoting flymia (Reply 62):
Let Space Shuttle Die and Killed Planned Moon Mission: This is a national embarrassment IMO.

Ugh. Feel free to join in at American Space Woes (by Thrust Mar 15 2012 in Military Aviation & Space Flight)

Quoting flymia (Reply 62):
Invested Heavily in Renewable Technology: Solyndra worked out well.

Interesting how you are willing to give time to many things above yet not to renewable energy, and cherry pick one example to insuate that it's all a bad idea.

Quoting flymia (Reply 62):
He called George Bush's 4 trillion of debt in 8 years, "unpatriotic" he has accumliated more debt in three years. So he must be unpatriotic also.

To run a war off-budget is unpatriotic, IMHO.

Do you think the stimulus spending would have happened if GWB didn't ignore the housing bubble and didn't lead us into the Great Financial Crisis?

Personally, I doubt it, but you're free to think otherwise.

Do you even think there would be an army in Afghanistan if Gore was president instead of GWB?
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Thu Mar 22, 2012 8:04 pm

Quoting Revelation (Reply 63):
I guess your definition of mainstream is a white guy driving a pickup truck on a ranch, whereas mine is more of a mixed-race guy who likes basketball.

That's what I am. Anyway, all I am saying is all these president wants to be normal are just political moves. They are all rich powerful guys with their Harvard Degrees. None of them are "mainstream."

Quoting Revelation (Reply 63):

Interesting how you are willing to give time to many things above yet not to renewable energy

I am a big fan of renewable energy its a great thing. When the market chooses that its should grow it will. I am not a big fan of the government pouring in money into it.

Quoting Revelation (Reply 63):
Do you even think there would be an army in Afghanistan if Gore was president instead of GWB?

I sure hope there would be. I won't argue that Iraq was a good decision. But Afghanistan was something that had to be done.

Quoting Revelation (Reply 63):
To run a war off-budget is unpatriotic, IMHO.

Do you think the stimulus spending would have happened if GWB didn't ignore the housing bubble and didn't lead us into the Great Financial Crisis?

I am not hear arguing GWB was a good president. Even though as more time passes I do think his legacy will improve. It wont be great but it will improve. That being said GWB can be held responsible along with the Democratic controlled congress which was in place. President Obama had both houses with him and has failed on many of his promises and in terms of the economy has failed all together.
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Thu Mar 22, 2012 8:19 pm

Quoting flymia (Reply 64):
I am a big fan of renewable energy its a great thing. When the market chooses that its should grow it will. I am not a big fan of the government pouring in money into it

Are you a fan of the Government pouring money into Coal, Gas, Nuclear etc?
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Thu Mar 22, 2012 8:34 pm

Quoting Revelation (Reply 61):
Any correlation between running a business and being a successful president is something the GOP is making up.

Indeed- their hero was an actor. Their most hated president ever (Obama aside) was a peanut farmer!

Quoting Revelation (Reply 63):
Do you even think there would be an army in Afghanistan if Gore was president instead of GWB?

Actually I think there probably would be. There was a lot of support for the Afghan war after 9/11- I don't think Gore would have been any less hawkish.
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:35 pm

Quoting flymia (Reply 64):
flymia

I appreciate your well considered and respectful comments.

Quoting zckls04 (Reply 66):
Actually I think there probably would be. There was a lot of support for the Afghan war after 9/11- I don't think Gore would have been any less hawkish.

Agreed. What I was trying to say was more along the idea of would there be an army in A'stan still. If we took military action, I think the emphasis would have been on OBL in A'stan instead of Iraq, and with that emphasis, chances are pretty good we'd not be in A'stan any more.
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Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:42 am

Every time I see these political arguments between left and right, I laugh nowadays.

I used to get so worked up about 5-6 years ago on these boards, mainly because I thought it made a difference.

The fact is, that America is going downhill no matter who is in the Congress or White House.

America is out of money, out of ideas, and is a dying republic. The laziness and backwardness of the rural white person with a methamphetamine addiction, no education, and no drive to improve himself is matched only by the laziness and backwardness of the inner city minority with a cocaine addiction, no education, and no drive to improve himself.

Every segment of American society is to blame. The country as a whole cannot and will not compete the way it needs to in a multi-polar world where the poor Chinese boy in Beijing and the poor Indian boy in Chennai is hungrier and more determined that they are. The poor are stuck in a mire of broken families, no education, and no motivation. The rich nowadays are vulture capitalists who make money "speculating" and trading "complex derivatives", or disgusting sports and movie stars.

American industry and manufacturing are a joke. What does this country do well now? Talk...Facebook...more talk....talk radio....tv talk shows....instant messenging....talk......

Outside of Apple, every thing manufactured by an American business is suspect....and that includes you too, Boeing.

Oh, there are pockets of excellence, like in outer ring suburbs populated with white and Asian professionals, but they do not a entire country make.

The reason Republicans or Democrats have no solutions to the downward spiral of America is because there is no solution to unproductive, lazy, fat, unmotivated losers who think that they "live in the greatest country in the world" and "we are the best", and that American hegemony in the world's affairs will last forever.

It is all coming to an end, and coming to an end much quicker than the Romans, the British and all other empires....
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Fri Mar 23, 2012 1:45 am

Quoting mt99 (Reply 65):
Are you a fan of the Government pouring money into Coal, Gas, Nuclear etc?

No I am not. With the slight exception of Nuclear given how I think that is by far the best way to power our country. Nuclear power has such a high start up cost and the risk involved are obviously high that government money for some nuclear power projects would be ok by me. Can't cut any corner in nuclear power but at the same time when done well it is IMO the best way to power the country until we can figure out that fusion stuff. 
Quoting Revelation (Reply 67):
Agreed. What I was trying to say was more along the idea of would there be an army in A'stan still. If we took military action, I think the emphasis would have been on OBL in A'stan instead of Iraq, and with that emphasis, chances are pretty good we'd not be in A'stan any more.

I will agree with you there. I think the chances of being out of A'stan would be much higher but not for certain. As for Iraq Saddam would most likely still be there right now. Whether that would be a good thing or not is for another thread.

Quoting texdravid (Reply 68):
It is all coming to an end, and coming to an end much quicker than the Romans, the British and all other empires....

I do not think it is "coming to an end" especially in the globalized world we live in everyone and everything is connected. But I do agree with you that there are some major flaws in America right now from both sides and every type of person.
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Fri Mar 23, 2012 4:20 am

Quoting texdravid (Reply 68):

Every segment of American society is to blame. The country as a whole cannot and will not compete the way it needs to in a multi-polar world where the poor Chinese boy in Beijing and the poor Indian boy in Chennai is hungrier and more determined that they are. The poor are stuck in a mire of broken families, no education, and no motivation. The rich nowadays are vulture capitalists who make money "speculating" and trading "complex derivatives", or disgusting sports and movie stars.

American industry and manufacturing are a joke. What does this country do well now? Talk...Facebook...more talk....talk radio....tv talk shows....instant messenging....talk......

Outside of Apple, every thing manufactured by an American business is suspect....and that includes you too, Boeing.

Oh, there are pockets of excellence, like in outer ring suburbs populated with white and Asian professionals, but they do not a entire country make.

The reason Republicans or Democrats have no solutions to the downward spiral of America is because there is no solution to unproductive, lazy, fat, unmotivated losers who think that they "live in the greatest country in the world" and "we are the best", and that American hegemony in the world's affairs will last forever.

Wow! when I'm in one of my pessimistic benders I have to agree with you. I am still an optimist at heart and hope what you say and a lot of times how I feel is wrong.

I do believe that when we embraced The New Morality breakdown of the two parent family, icreased influence of lawyers and our addiction to vapid celebusluts and Pablum reality crap on TV these facets have indeed supported your assessment of our nation. Hopefully it won't be too late.
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Fri Mar 23, 2012 6:00 am

I consider myself a conservative on most issues, a moderate on a few.

I was Herman Cain supporter (that was a tough bumper sticker to peel off) who supported Mitt Romney in 2008. I have gone back to Mitt Romney, and I am very excited. I consider myself a 21st Century Republican -- I support fiscal responsibility, tax cuts, a roll-back of the welfare state, an end to Rom..er...Obama-care, the end of state subsidies for failing companies, energy independence through domestic oil production, and a strong military. Things I don't care about: Gay marriage, contraception (really, Rick?), and abortion. Like it or not, they will most likely remain as law. We need to get used to it.

I think Romney has a great chance and I'm thrilled that he will be the nominee. In fact, I'm betting on him to win the presidency. My worry is my former home state of Virginia. Northern Virginia is the new home to a plethora of government workers and contractors who lived in rust-belt cities like Cleveland, Detroit, and Pittsburgh (especially) who couldn't get jobs in their hometowns and moved to Washington for promising jobs in government. You think that low-level Agriculture Department slob who earns an outrageous 60k a year and lives in a townhouse in Reston, originally from Pittsburgh, is going to vote for less government?
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Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:13 am

Quoting jcs17 (Reply 71):
energy independence through domestic oil production

Energy independence through oil production is a great idea but the biggest issue is right now with high oil prices it is profitable. If you want Gingrich $2.50/gallon gas then oil prices have to be about $70/barrel where drilling in the ANWR or in the gulf because the shallow reserves have been already tapped or exhausted and deep water drilling is expensive. Oil companies won't drill in areas that aren't profitable without government subsidies and they are there to make money so who blames them.

To really obtain energy independence it needs to be an "All of the above" solution.

Quoting jcs17 (Reply 71):
Gay marriage, contraception (really, Rick?), and abortion. Like it or not, they will most likely remain as law. We need to get used to it.

You and I unlike Rick Santorum like getting laid for pleasure.
He is lying about saying sex is only for procreation that and I want someone to say he is full of crap about it and call him on it, although he does have 7 kids.

Unless like me and others suspect he doesn't so much care for having sex with women.
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Fri Mar 23, 2012 1:29 pm

Quoting jcs17 (Reply 71):
Northern Virginia is the new home to a plethora of government workers and contractors who lived in rust-belt cities like Cleveland, Detroit, and Pittsburgh (especially) who couldn't get jobs in their hometowns and moved to Washington for promising jobs in government. You think that low-level Agriculture Department slob who earns an outrageous 60k a year and lives in a townhouse in Reston, originally from Pittsburgh, is going to vote for less government?

Depends. Many jobs like the one you mentioned is temporary government related.
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Fri Mar 23, 2012 3:57 pm

Quoting StarAC17 (Reply 72):
If you want Gingrich $2.50/gallon gas then oil prices have to be about $70/barrel

And it would involve Congress enacting laws against price fixing and speculating as well as the ability of the United States to be able to control oil prices on the world market. How does any of that involve the president?

Besides, when oil was at $80 just a few months ago, gas at the pump was still more than it was when it was $80 before.

Quoting flymia (Reply 62):
You actually think this means Obama is "in touch" with mainstream society? Because he has a few beers. If this was the case Bush II was the most mainstream guy out there. Watching his sports, drinking beer and driving his pickup around the ranch.

One man is "clearing brush" while the other is getting involved with people. Remember the woman who told Bush that she had to work three jobs just to survive? What was his response? Who is out of touch?
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Fri Mar 23, 2012 4:25 pm

Funny how no conservatives showed up on this thread. Since it was targeted at them there should only be a few posts on here.  
 
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Fri Mar 23, 2012 4:57 pm

Quoting windy95 (Reply 75):
Funny how no conservatives showed up on this thread. Since it was targeted at them there should only be a few posts on here.

Shows a pretty general lack of excitement.
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:10 pm

Quoting jcs17 (Reply 71):
Gay marriage, contraception (really, Rick?), and abortion. Like it or not, they will most likely remain as law. We need to get used to it.


I am really not a fan of how big social issues are in the race for president. This is not the primary job of the president. The only people who may change things like this are the courts and like you I do not see much changing. Besides marriage is clearly and out right state issue and has nothing to do with the federal government until the federal government starts handing out marriage licenses.

Quoting StarAC17 (Reply 72):
To really obtain energy independence it needs to be an "All of the above" solution.


I agree 100% everything from Nuclear to Wind to expanding oil drilling needs to be used. I will say that if Cuba is going to start drilling for oil 90 miles off our shores than maybe we should look into more gulf coast drilling if the reserves are there and large enough that it is worth it.
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RE: Are Any Conservatives Exited About Mitt Romney?

Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:15 pm

Quoting casinterest (Reply 76):
Shows a pretty general lack of excitement.

You would be correct.

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