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Forum Post: Which GOP Candidate

Posted 12 years ago on Jan. 21, 2012, 5:56 p.m. EST by Brandon37 (372)
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do you think you will end up voting for, Gingrich or Romney?



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[-] 10 points by Puzzlin (2898) 12 years ago


[-] 6 points by nucleus (3291) 12 years ago

Best republican candidate ever!

[-] 3 points by Brandon37 (372) 12 years ago

Why? Are you a glutton for punishment?

[-] -1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 12 years ago

That was funny.

[-] 1 points by Brandon37 (372) 12 years ago

What is the voting makup of OWS. What percentage is voting for Obama opposed to those voting GOP?

[-] 3 points by AmericanSailor (3) 12 years ago

I believe in what Ron Paul says. He has been criticising the our government for over 10 years. He wants to cut military spending and go back to the gold standard. You want us to choose between a globalist and a crook? No thanks. Take a look at our constitution and you will see that only congress should have the power to print money. Therefore the federal reserve is unconstitutional. Furthermore, they make the people poorer as they drive inflation by flooding our market with new dollars. A real Republican believes in personal responsibility and accountability, not just for business, but for individuals. Punishing the rich for their success will only serve to destroy jobs or send them overseas, but if their wealth is gained unethically at the expense of others, then they even more to blame for our economic problems than welfare and taxes. Like I said, only Ron Paul seems to take this seriously, and I believe he is the best candidate, Republican or otherwise.


[-] 3 points by Voss (3) from Nashua, NH 12 years ago

They are both hostile to OWS, along with the rest of the GOP. Neither one cares about the 99%. Obama's not much better either.

Rocky Anderson 2012!

http://articles.businessinsider.com/2011-11-21/politics/30424453_1_bath-newt-gingrich-moral-depravity http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/post/romney-to-occupy-heckler-go-back-to-russia/2012/01/19/gIQAmrqdBQ_blog.html

[-] 1 points by ARod1993 (2420) 12 years ago

If Rocky Anderson or Jill Stein had a serious chance at winning the election, then I'd throw either of them my vote in a heartbeat over the current slate of candidates. The problem is that most candidates that don't belong to one of the two major parties have zero chance of making it into the White House. If you really want to pressure Obama from the left then get involved in the congressional and state Democratic primaries and give him a slate of people on Capitol Hill that are willing to do what you want them to do- whether Obama likes it or not.

[-] 1 points by beautifulworld (23789) 12 years ago


[+] -5 points by DKAtoday (33802) from Coon Rapids, MN 12 years ago

Unite in common cause. Hate the things that are wrong in this world. Support each-other in making things right. This is where the healing will begin.

The Government of "The People" by "The People" for "The People"

We are the 99%. Take part in "The Peoples" Lobby.

Take action. See samples of how below.

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The petition to save abandoned houses has 16 signatures. We picked one up at around 11:07am 01/16/2012. Were just rolling right along.


Here is a place where you can directly address change. Take part, it does not hurt and may very well heal/help. Forward the cause of reform and rebirth.


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[-] 3 points by cJessgo (729) from Port Jervis, PA 12 years ago


[-] 2 points by XaiverBuchsIV (508) 12 years ago

little wood for the little tree ...

[-] 1 points by cJessgo (729) from Port Jervis, PA 12 years ago

I think she might be Newt in Drag

[-] -1 points by LaraLittletree (-850) from Scarsdale, NY 12 years ago

no...I am not newt in a dress... and I am willing to accept the nomination.

[-] -1 points by BonTon (57) 12 years ago

in your wildest fantasies, cJessgo

[-] 3 points by cJessgo (729) from Port Jervis, PA 12 years ago

What about a dress on a little dog named lara? I just do not understand the republican mind. How about a birthday party for secura?Well is that not the cuttest thing.Lara's liyyle tree is how we all celebrate.

[+] -5 points by shadz66 (19985) 12 years ago

Or one of his "bits on the side" !!!

[-] 1 points by cJessgo (729) from Port Jervis, PA 12 years ago

Occupy laralittletree

[-] -1 points by BonTon (57) 12 years ago

another Saturday nite in Port Jervis!

[-] 2 points by cJessgo (729) from Port Jervis, PA 12 years ago

yo Bon Ton What in the world drives a woman to but a xmas tree for a dog? Ask laras little tree

[-] -1 points by LaraLittletree (-850) from Scarsdale, NY 12 years ago

glad you are such a big supporter. you could be my running mate

[-] -1 points by BonTon (57) 12 years ago

me too

[-] 2 points by Trilaksana (27) 12 years ago

I never vote for either of those candidates. I support Buddy Roemer. No one knows about him because they won't let him on the debates. Probably because he doesn't have a Super PAC, doesn't take any other PAC money, gives full disclosure of campaign funding only takes from individuals at a 100 dollar limit.

[-] 2 points by Nordic (390) 12 years ago

I've been a yellow-dog Democrat my whole life. But I will never vote Democrat ever again. Obama showed beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Democratic Party and the Republican Party are two fingers on the same fist, and that fist is up your ass robbing you blind.

And they've figured out how to count the votes so that our votes don't matter. They can cook up any election result they want now.

So what do we do? We don't take the bait and fall into the trap of thinking this election matters, even in the fact of the massive propaganda onslaught, 24/7 of the "campaigns". Do not take the bait. like Frank Zappa said, if elections could change anything, they would be illegal. The guy had it figured out.

[-] 1 points by wellhungjury (296) 12 years ago

The media picked Romney a long time ago. Even with the SC results, I feel that Romney will still be the Republican candidate. In the last elections, the media picked Obama over Hillary. Hillary probably would have won the nomination otherwise. Now we have Romney vs Obama. My opinion is that the media picked Obama and that is ultimately who will win. Rarely does a voter surge change the propaganda machine of the media. Guess we will see in November.

[-] 1 points by jiradog (92) 12 years ago

Ron Paul or likely Constitution party.

[-] 1 points by LiveAndLetLive (79) from Fort Lauderdale, FL 12 years ago

while I'll take Newt any day over Mitt, most people don't realize that Newt can not win the nomination. Both Newt and Rick have failed to register in states ballots TOTALING 564 DELEGATES, remember any candidate needs 1,144 delegates out of 2,286 to win the nominee.

[-] 1 points by buphiloman (840) 12 years ago

You'll have to wait and ask the guys who cut the hands off my cold dead body and use them to cast the vote...because that's the only way I'll ever vote GOP or Democrat


[-] 0 points by AmericanSailor (3) 12 years ago

Unions hurt the economy by placing a price floor on wages. When you demand more income, you force a business to spend more money on equipment in order to make itself more productive, thereby destroying jobs. So while you enjoy a bigger paycheck in your union, the jobs that haven't left the country already are also going away.
By the way, the only president that has EVER balanced the budget since we went off the gold standard was Bill Clinton, and don't think it was because he was a Democrat. You want to vote for the next president? Don't vote based upon whether the candidate is a Democrat or Republican. And don't vote for a pretty face or a smooth talker who dances around the issues. Actually listen to the candidates and their message. And for God's sake don't narrow your vote to the candidates the MEDIA are propping up as the ONLY choices.

[-] 1 points by cJessgo (729) from Port Jervis, PA 12 years ago

Your ship has left a long time ago


[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 12 years ago

Why vote for the GOP that gooped things up?

Vote NO to all (R)epelicans!!!

[-] -2 points by trailerParkTim (-13) 12 years ago

Vote NO to shoe shine

[-] 0 points by Mooks (1985) 12 years ago


[+] -4 points by shadz66 (19985) 12 years ago

Re. your man Romney, you may (or may Not!) be interested in :

a) "Romney Hiding Millions in Dozens of Secret Offshore Accounts : Report", by Stephen C. Webster ; http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article30296.htm ,

b) "Massive File on Romney Hits Internet, Likely from 2008 McCain Campaign", by 'The Daily Caller' & http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article30299.htm &

c) "Romney’s Bain Capital Owns Media Giant Broadcasting Limbaugh, Hannity", by Alex Newman ; http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article30260.htm .

fiat lux ...

[-] 0 points by Mooks (1985) 12 years ago

So I should hate him for being successful? Or should I hate him for trying to minimize the amount of tax he has to pay to an unbelievably inefficient government?

[-] 2 points by nucleus (3291) 12 years ago

It's people like Romeny that prevent the government from being efficient. It is a self-fulfilling prophecy that started with Reagan:

"Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem"

Not much irony when the head of government says that.

[+] -5 points by shadz66 (19985) 12 years ago

Re. ""Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem", that infamous phrase written for him but voiced by 'The Gipper' is :

a) An inherently anti-democratic statement in a 'Democracy' ;

b) Only True in a situation where The Govt. has been co-opted by The Banksters, Corporations and the 'Military Industrial Complex' &

c) Again only true in circumstances where there prevails "a government OF The People (The 99%) ; BY the people (a 1%) ; FOR the people (The Parasitic 0.01%) !

As such the only conclusion left to draw is that we are living in a demoCRAZY deMOCKERYcy in The U$A, UK and most of Europe !!

veritas vos liberabit !!!

[-] -3 points by shadz66 (19985) 12 years ago

No ! "Hate" is your choice of word here !! You should simply stop being a Turkey Voting for Christmas !!!

[-] 2 points by GypsyKing (8708) 12 years ago

...or Thanksgiving!!!

[-] -1 points by warbles (164) 12 years ago

Why only those two?

If you want Obama to have a chance, vote for Ron PauI. He is completely unelectable and will give Obama a legitimate chance in the general election.

[-] -1 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

Actually, I have re-evaluated my finances. I'm middle income with plenty of money in saving. I would almost vote a straight ticket for the democrats. The way they have f* America to date, if they had four more years the entire party would be dead and it would republicans for the next 40 years. Unions would be dead, the liberal agenda would be dead. Every poor person would finally say, "I have been voting for THIS and I got NOTHING...." Vote OBAMA,,,, VOTE OBAMA.

[-] 1 points by Brandon37 (372) 12 years ago

I don't think the United States can take another four years of ultra liberalism. It has been the most destructive force this country has ever faced. Another four years is enough time for Obama to finish us off.

Time to eject this European lover.

[-] 0 points by FreeDiscussion1 (109) 12 years ago

No,, I want four more years of misery. As Darwin would suggest, "survival of the fittest" would kill them off.

[-] 0 points by gestopomillyy (1695) 12 years ago

bush finished us off.. he took a balanced budget and turned it into a trillion dollar deficit.. get the facts straight

[-] -2 points by trailerParkTim (-13) 12 years ago

Anybody but Obama

[-] -2 points by Brandon37 (372) 12 years ago

That is the correct answer.

[-] -2 points by trailerParkTim (-13) 12 years ago

We have been a "leaderless" Country now going on four years