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  • just a conservative girl 4:43 PM on 08/27/2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Quote of the Day – Newt Gingrich Edition 

    “Why do you assume food stamps are for blacks. What kind of racist thinking do you have?”

    Newt Gingrich to Chris Matthews

    Love it.  The facts are that the majority of people on food stamps and other entitlement programs are white.  So when conservatives talk about scaling back on the fraud and the waste of these programs they are not discussing race.  Race is irrelevant in conversations about entitlement programs.

    This is why I love Newt, baggage and all.  This needs to be done more often.

     
    • Ednar 7:30 PM on 08/27/2012 Permalink | Reply

      BUCHANAN TO OBAMA
      By Patrick J. Buchanan

      Barack says we need to have a conversation about race in America . Fair
      enough. But this time, it has to be a two-way conversation. White America
      needs to be heard from, not just lectured to.. This time, the Silent
      Majority needs to have its convictions, grievances and demands heard.. And
      among them are these:

      First, America has been the best country on earth for black folks. It was
      here that 600,000 black people, brought from Africa in slave ships, grew
      into a community of 40 million, were introduced to Christian salvation, and
      reached the greatest levels of freedom and prosperity blacks have ever
      known.
      Wright ought to go down on his knees and thank God he is an
      American.

      Second, no people anywhere has done more to lift up blacks than white
      Americans. Untold trillions have been spent since the ‘ 60s on welfare,
      food stamps, rent supplements, Section 8 housing, Pell grants, student
      loans, legal services, Medicaid, Earned Income Tax Credits and poverty
      programs designed to bring the African-American community into the
      mainstream. Governments, businesses and colleges have engaged in
      discrimination against white folks — with affirmative action, contract
      set-asides and quotas — to advance black applicants over white applicants.
      Churches, foundations, civic groups, schools and individuals all over
      America have donated their time and money to support soup kitchens, adult
      education, day care, retirement and nursing homes for blacks.

      White pro-lifers have been out to the abortion mills since
      1973 trying to save white AND black babies from almost certain death while
      there have been practically no “black pro-lifers” out there to help them.

      We hear the grievances. Where is the gratitude???

      Barack talks about new ‘ladders of opportunity’ for blacks. Let him go to
      Altoona ? And Johnstown , and ask the white kids in Catholic schools how
      many were visited lately by Ivy League recruiters handing out scholarships
      for ‘deserving’ white kids.? Is white America really responsible for the
      fact that the crime and incarceration rates for African-Americans are seven
      times those of white America ? Is it really white America ‘s fault that
      illegitimacy in the African-American community has hit 70 percent and the
      black dropout rate from high schools in some cities has reached 50 percent?

      Is that the fault of white America or, first and foremost, a failure of the
      black community itself?

      As for racism, its ugliest manifestation is in interracial crime, and
      especially interracial crimes of violence.. Is Barack Obama aware that
      while white criminals choose black victims 3 percent of the time, black
      criminals choose white victims 45 percent of the time?

      Is Barack aware that black-on-white rapes are 100 times more common than
      the reverse, that black-on-white robberies were 139 times as common in the
      first three years of this decade as the reverse?

      We have all heard ad nauseam from the Rev. Al about Tawana Brawley, the
      Duke rape case and Jena . And all turned out to be hoaxes. But about the
      epidemic of black assaults on whites that are real, we hear nothing.

      Sorry, Barack, some of us have heard it all before, about 40 years and 40
      trillion tax dollars ago.
      We are a Christian Nation even if Mr. Obama says we are not.
      This needs to be passed around because, this is a message everyone needs to
      hear!!!

      • signpainterguy 10:34 PM on 08/27/2012 Permalink | Reply

        Excellent ! Now if some prominent blacks who are respected by a broad range of blacks would echo this sentiment, we might get somewhere !

    • signpainterguy 10:39 PM on 08/27/2012 Permalink | Reply

      The RNC Chairman held his own against Chrissy of the “Tingly Leg”, but “The Thriller” began yelling, so Preibus stepped out of it. Of course Chris took it as his victory. He who yells and slobbers the most wins ?

    • Don 12:59 AM on 08/28/2012 Permalink | Reply

      This is exactly why I was an early supporter of Newt. I think Mitt will do well in the debates and Ryan will chew Joe up and spit him out, but Newt would have annihilated Obama. THAT would have been awesome to see, not only to see Obie squirm, but to see the lib moderators’ heads explode.

      • just a conservative girl 9:19 AM on 08/28/2012 Permalink | Reply

        My debt pay down plan is put a series of debates between Newt and Obama on pay per view.

        • signpainterguy 11:59 AM on 08/28/2012 Permalink | Reply

          Do you actually believe Obama would agree to debate Newt ?

        • signpainterguy 12:00 PM on 08/28/2012 Permalink | Reply

          Does ANYONE actually believe Obama would agree to debate Newt ?

          • just a conservative girl 10:59 AM on 08/30/2012 Permalink | Reply

            maybe once he leaves office. You have to remember, the man believes all that hype about himself. Sadly, so do many of his staff.

  • just a conservative girl 11:27 PM on 09/22/2011 Permalink | Reply
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    The GOP Fox News Google Debate 

    Ok, first, the debate was way toooooooooo long. 

    I personally feel that Perry did better.  I am not sure that is a popular belief though.  He still did some damage to himself tonight with his answers on in-state tuition and immigration.  I feel that as a governor of a border state his view is different from others.  He has a very long border with Mexico and the economy of his state is very intertwined with immigrants be it legal or illegal.  I do not agree with in-state tuition for illegals.  Is it a deal breaker? Not really because that is not a federal issue, that is a state issue.  So as president it wouldn’t have anything to do with him.  I also do agree with him that the policies that will lead to fixing our porous borders have to be done on the federal level and will require boots on the ground. 

    Newt is a smart man and a good debater.  But I do feel this was his weakest performance yet.  He could potentially be a good VP candidate.  Can you imagine him debating Joe Biden?  That would be classic.

    Michele Bachmann did a better job with her answer on Gardasil this time around, but too little too late.  She did nothing to help herself today and her candidacy will not lead to the nomination.  She does look fabulous in red though. 

    Ron Paul did a very good job tonight.  I agree with him on many fiscal issues and the rights of the states.  He didn’t answer many questions on foreign policy so that is a help with many in the republican gop base, as that is where he loses much of his support. 

    Rick Santorum is another very good debater.  He also would make a strong VP candidate.  But he did nothing that will bring him to the upper tier of candidates. 

    I was happy to see that Fox decided to include Gary Johnson.  I have felt is was very unfair to include Huntsman and leave out Johnson.  He did nothing to help himself.  He will fade into oblivion after Iowa, if he makes that far. 

    Romney again proved that he can debate on the issues.  I don’t like his answers on Romneycare, mainly because they are not even truthful.  To me he really hurt himself with the GOP base by going back to his answer about an executive order to give waivers on Obamacare.  That will not solve the problem.  It must be repealed on the legislative level otherwise the feds will still be required by law to fund it.  But part of his plan in these debates is to do no harm, and he did accomplish that. 

    Huntsman gave some good answers, but he does stray from conservative principles and that is a deal breaker for me.  But he held his own tonight. 

    Hands down the winner of tonight’s debate was Herman Cain.  He sharpened his answers, he has done his due diligence on the issues and his 9-9-9 plan is something that I could get behind.  I don’t like everything about it, but it is a start.  He will get more people to notice him and will more than likely drive some cash flow to his campaign.  He is a likable man and has a compelling and very human life story.  General election voters like that.  I looked up the stats on the blog and see that some hits have come in where he stands on the issues, so he did himself some good tonight.  I personally believe that the best he can hope for is the VP slot and I do believe that he would fill that role well.  I firmly believe that the job of the VP during a general election campaign is to be the attack dog, and he will do that very well.  He is an articulate man who can draw a crowd in.  I have seen him speak three or four different times and it is something to watch live.

     
  • just a conservative girl 9:25 AM on 08/13/2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Ames Straw Poll Predications 

    Michele Bachmann will win by a small margin

    Ron Paul will come in second or third.  He is an expert at getting people to vote in straw polls

    Mitt Romney will do better than most people think. 

    Herman Cain will place in the top 6, but it will not be enough to give him the momentum he needs to raise his profile and much-needed cash

    Pawlenty really hurt himself the other night and he fill finish very poorly and will be dropping out of the race before the real vote is cast

    Gingrich will finish close to the bottom, he won’t be too far behind Pawlenty in calling it a day

    Huntsman won’t even register

    Rick Perry will have a very good showing even though he is a write in

    Sarah Palin will do remarkably well for someone who has not announced her candidacy

    Santorum I think will do better than originally predicted, he had a good showing at the debate last night, he is also beloved by social conservatives for his strong and outspoken voice for the voiceless on abortion

    McCotter may actually have a bit of an impact in the poll.  He has a wonderful dry sense of humor and is a Midwesterner  Some votes of his are suspect, but overall a good solid conservative

    I read in the paper today what the candidates are serving in their tents – i.e Cain is serving Godfather Pizza of course, Bachmann is doing B-B-Q and Funnel Cake, Paul wouldn’t announce what he was serving, but the funniest part is that almost every candidate is having Mike Huckabee playing his bass.  He will be making the rounds for the party tomorrow in Ames – I suppose he need to fill his one hour show on Fox

    Who do you think will win? 

     

     
    • SignPainterGuy 5:51 PM on 08/13/2011 Permalink | Reply

      If the current trend holds sway, Ron Paul will continue to win, though it makes no sense to me whatsoever ! The poll cards were surely printed by someone from deep inside the Twilight Zone !

      If I look at the view of the pundits after the debate, Romney will win, but again, how does someone win by virtue of simply “not losing” ? That`s the best I can say about his performance, because his debate responses were middling at best.

      Who do I want to win ? Cain, Santorum and then Bachmann, in that order. They`re the only candidates who have at heart what America really needs !

      Who do I think actually WILL win ? There are too many variables at play for me even to try to guess.

  • just a conservative girl 8:45 PM on 08/12/2011 Permalink | Reply
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    The GOP Debate – My View 

    Most people more than likely could care less what I think, but since I blog I am going to put it out there anyway. 

    The overall grades –

    A- to Rick Santorum.  To me hands down he won the night.  Now, I don’t think it will change the fact that he has little to no chance of getting the nomination, but he did very well.  He can very proud of his performance. 

    B+ Mitt Romney.  He walked away unscathed, which I am sure was his goal for the night.  Iowa is going to be very difficult for him to win.  But I am going to downgrade him to a B- because the truth is he didn’t answer many questions, he did a great deal of evading.

    B- Herman Cain – I think Herman did very well through most of it.  He got a little defensive with Chris Wallace when asked about some of his Fox News Sunday appearances.  But, he laid out some specifics on certain things, something he has not done much of in the past.  But he needed to hit it out of the park to give himself a better chance in the Straw Poll on Saturday.  He did not accomplish that. 

    C Michele Bachmann – She didn’t do as well in this debate as she did in the last.  She too was a little defensive on certain items.  The back and forth with Pawlenty I think actually hurt her.  She should have taken the high road and instead punched back.  Some found it refreshing, I personally found it rude.  She was asked a question about her husband’s role in her White House.  Many found it to be unfair, again I am in the minority and didn’t find the question unfair.  It wasn’t all that different from the questions we were asking about Bill Clinton’s role in a Hillary White House.  Spouses talk to each other about their jobs, it isn’t unreasonable to question what type of role that spouse will play.  I personally don’t want an activist spouse, as they were not elected. 

    C Tim Pawlenty Pawlenty was another one that needed to hit it out of the park and did not.  I personally find Pawlenty to be a good general election candidate, but the primary is going to be a little difficult for him.  He is the Anti-Obama in certain ways, that I think would translate well with independents, but not very well with GOP primary voters.  He must do well this weekend in the straw poll, or his candidacy is all but over.  I think he will be one of the first to drop out. 

    C- Newt Gingrich Newt found a way to look like a brilliant strategist and all out bafoon all in one evening.  He came across as angry and defensive.  He called out Chris Wallace for asking “Gotcha” questions.  Sorry Newt, but if you can’t run a campaign you certainly are capable of running a super power that is in major crisis.  I think he won’t be too far behind Pawlenty in dropping out.

    F John Huntsman  He barely answered the questions.  He kept referring to his record as Governor of Utah.  Excuse Mr. Huntsman, but I don’t live in Utah and don’t know what the record is.  If you want me to judge you on that record, the very least you can do is tell me what it is. 

    F Ron Paul I would give him a lower grade if one existed.  While I agree with Paul on many fiscal issues, his answer to Iran was downright scary.  A person who believes that a nuclear armed Iran is not a danger to the United States cannot be president.  Doesn’t Iran call us the Great Satan?  I think they do.  Some of the extremist Muslims in Iran have no respect for human life, Jihad is a great calling as far as they are concerned so killing large groups of people is nothing to them.  One of the main jobs of the President is to provide national security to the country.  A Paul presidency would embolden our enemies and make us a target. 

    Here is a good clip on Iran.

    This was classic.  Paul fans think he got the best of Santorum on this, I don’t happen to agree.

     
    • SignPainterGuy 11:39 PM on 08/12/2011 Permalink | Reply

      I`m with you on Santorum`s grade, he did very well and I give him the win as well.

      How so many pundits could give the win to Romney is a dead giveaway to his “rino / GOP / It`s my turn” connections. At best AFAIC, he just didn`t lose ! C at best.

      Cain did well for me; Good econ. solutions, but I wish he`d suggested lowering corp. tax rates to ZERO instead of 25%. (customers pay ALL business expenses) Biz is nuthin` w/o customers. B+

      Bachmann and T-Paw were sicked on ea. other by Wallace; better that inter-panel attacks had not been a feature, but Chris started it anyway. Bachmann`s answer to York`s dorky Q about submission…..really unnecessary ! What did he want, “Yes Byron, I head for the mattress any time Mark points and snaps his fingers !” ? She is a monument to class in my book ! B+

      T_Paw, not a fan; he looks to be the GOP pick for Romney`s VP, so not a serious pres candidate, came across as a bit nastier toward Michele than she to him (IMO). C+ (being generous)

      Gingrich smacked-down Brett (representing the MSM) like we`ve all wanted to hear from pols forever. I`m not gonna cut him for that. He has many good ideas and can articulate them well and did. He has proven himself to be a rino; NO RINOS for me; I can`t trust him though I really wish I could.A- for articulation / C for trust.

      Huntsman can go home now, nuff said ! F Why was he even there ?

      Ron Paul is a serious mental case. He makes sense for about as long as it takes to say, “Ron Paul makes sense !” Then he`s OFF THE RESERVATION ! He does have some good econ ideas, but his loonacy regarding Nat`l threats is too scary. Advisory role only. D-

      Bachmann. Cain and Santorum are the only 3 I`m considering among those who`ve announced and may later, except Palin, who I`d rather see as GOP Chair.

      • just a conservative girl 5:26 PM on 08/13/2011 Permalink | Reply

        You think you are making joke about what some people think that submissive to your husband means. Your joke is the reason that the question needed to be asked. Many in this country don’t understand what the bibical meaning of submissive to your husband means. York did the right thing in asking the question. She handled the question very well, but it is a discussion that needs to happen in this country. The far left feminists will never get it, but others can made to understand how I view myself as a Christian wife.

        • SignPainterGuy 12:45 AM on 08/15/2011 Permalink | Reply

          No, ma`am, I didn`t really mean it as a joke…….I meant more as a wise crack at Byron….. I meant it as a demonstration, as you say, of what many Christians and probably most non-Christians think “submission” means. It goes far beyond that, but boils down to, after respect of each other`s opinions and ideas and desires, etc. have been discussed, it is the place of the husband, “The Head of the Household / Wife / Family”, to make the final decision, accepting the responsibility of that position. He is NOT the boss, NOT to be thought of as the most important, but, “The Head”. The wife is not less than or less important than the husband, Not to be “under” him, “behind him in step”, she is every bit as important, possessing all the value of the husband.

          Along with the command by GOD for the husband to be head of the wife / family, there is also the command to husbands “To love you wife” !

          I can only hope I`ve said it right; my pastor (mid `90s) worked hard to help our discipleship class to understand it.

          “Submission” is often misunderstood as “to cleave” unto your husband / wife.

          Byron may have been trying to determine if Michele would yield to her husband`s ideas were she to be elected Pres. if she and he differed in opinion …… By her reaction, “Thank you Byron for THAT question !”, indicating it was a bit embarrassing, so I felt he may have been confusing “Submit” with “Cleave unto him”. Was I entirely wrong ?

          Yes, Michele answered VERY WELL indeed ! As I said in the first post, she is a monument to class ! AND, I have no doubt, jacg, that you are yourself a monument to the Christian Wife !

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