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February 3rd, 2016, 4:39 pm

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February 3rd, 2016, 6:33 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: PaulWhy does Iowa matter so much? Is Trump now meant to give up because he lost one race? That sounds very unAmerican to me. Have the commies taken over??PIt matters because it's first and it's part of the winnowing out.The media always talk about there only being X tickets out of Iowa, but differ on the value of X.You don't have to win IA to win the nomination, and quite a few candidates in the past have "skipped" IA (not bothered to campaign there) to focus instead on NH.Santorum won IA in 2012 and Huckabee won IA in 2008. Neither utlimately won the nominationbecause neither were electable ... the huckster is only in it for the publicity he gets to promote his travel businessmike huckabee was plenty electable. He's a likeable charismatic guy who's quick-witted and has a great sense of humor. He would have done far better against Obama than McCain did.The issue was that he was the wrong kind of conservative for the establishment.I remember CNN etc would refer to him as something like "former baptist minister" rather than "former governor of arkansas," while at the same time referring to Mormon bishop and former mormon missionary Mitt Romney as "Governor Romney"The difference is that Huckabee wanted to cram his god down people's throats and Romney did not.
 
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February 3rd, 2016, 7:44 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: Traden4AlphaQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: PaulWhy does Iowa matter so much? Is Trump now meant to give up because he lost one race? That sounds very unAmerican to me. Have the commies taken over??PIt matters because it's first and it's part of the winnowing out.The media always talk about there only being X tickets out of Iowa, but differ on the value of X.You don't have to win IA to win the nomination, and quite a few candidates in the past have "skipped" IA (not bothered to campaign there) to focus instead on NH.Santorum won IA in 2012 and Huckabee won IA in 2008. Neither utlimately won the nominationbecause neither were electable ... the huckster is only in it for the publicity he gets to promote his travel businessmike huckabee was plenty electable. He's a likeable charismatic guy who's quick-witted and has a great sense of humor. He would have done far better against Obama than McCain did.The issue was that he was the wrong kind of conservative for the establishment.I remember CNN etc would refer to him as something like "former baptist minister" rather than "former governor of arkansas," while at the same time referring to Mormon bishop and former mormon missionary Mitt Romney as "Governor Romney"The difference is that Huckabee wanted to cram his god down people's throats and Romney did not.Wearing your religion on your sleeve (usually) gets votes, but nor for Huck seemingly.
 
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February 3rd, 2016, 8:35 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaDonald Trump ?nominated for Nobel Peace Prize? for 'vigorous peace through strength ideology'"This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill?the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill?you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember: all I'm offering is the truth. Nothing more."
 
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February 3rd, 2016, 8:53 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: twQuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaDonald Trump ?nominated for Nobel Peace Prize? for 'vigorous peace through strength ideology'"This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill?the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill?you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember: all I'm offering is the truth. Nothing more."Vote Trump = Take Red PillVote Clinton = Take Blue PillVote Bernie = Take Cyanid Pill
 
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February 3rd, 2016, 9:19 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: AnalyticalVegaQuoteOriginally posted by: twQuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaDonald Trump ?nominated for Nobel Peace Prize? for 'vigorous peace through strength ideology'"This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill?the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill?you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember: all I'm offering is the truth. Nothing more."Vote Trump = Take Red PillVote Clinton = Take Blue PillVote Bernie = Take Cyanid PillOr just take the Pill.
 
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February 3rd, 2016, 10:50 pm

santorum leaves the raceQuoteHe is expected to make the announcement Wednesday night and will endorse a candidate.Both Santorum and Huckabee would be good additions to the Trump administrationRand Paul meanwhile left the race to focus on reelection to the Senate, and is facing a well-funded democratic opponent, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray
 
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February 3rd, 2016, 11:01 pm

Hard feelings complicate Ted Cruz?s effort to consolidate evangelical supportthe dirty tricks cruz used in IA may alienate the voters he needs to attractQuoteIn the hours before Monday?s vote, his campaign circulated rumors that Ben Carson was planning to drop out. This incensed the normally mild-mannered retired neurosurgeon, who had reacted with surprising equanimity in the face of Donald Trump?s vicious attacks last fall. His wife Candy was also visibly upset when she had to deny the rumor at a caucus site.(snip)After initially pooh-poohing questions about this, calling what his campaign did ?fair game,? Cruz apologized to Carson last night. He said his political team was merely sharing a misleading CNN story and added that they should have circulated an updated version that made clear Carson was not getting out.In other words, he's admitted he did it but is blaming CNN.My concerns about Cruz have always been his personality. He's the man who would be king, and has many of the same personality traits as HillarySarah Palin calls out the lies of the Cruz campaign
 
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February 4th, 2016, 4:33 am

Is Sarah Palin positioning herself as the Trump vice-presidential candidate?
 
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February 4th, 2016, 5:41 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperHard feelings complicate Ted Cruz?s effort to consolidate evangelical supportthe dirty tricks cruz used in IA may alienate the voters he needs to attractQuoteIn the hours before Monday?s vote, his campaign circulated rumors that Ben Carson was planning to drop out. This incensed the normally mild-mannered retired neurosurgeon, who had reacted with surprising equanimity in the face of Donald Trump?s vicious attacks last fall. His wife Candy was also visibly upset when she had to deny the rumor at a caucus site.(snip)After initially pooh-poohing questions about this, calling what his campaign did ?fair game,? Cruz apologized to Carson last night. He said his political team was merely sharing a misleading CNN story and added that they should have circulated an updated version that made clear Carson was not getting out.In other words, he's admitted he did it but is blaming CNN.My concerns about Cruz have always been his personality. He's the man who would be king, and has many of the same personality traits as HillarySarah Palin calls out the lies of the Cruz campaignthat really is a game changer..... they will definitely re-run the Iowa caucus now that the sage of Alaska has spoken
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February 4th, 2016, 5:45 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976Is Sarah Palin positioning herself as the Trump vice-presidential candidate?from her side:yes
 
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February 4th, 2016, 7:29 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperHard feelings complicate Ted Cruz?s effort to consolidate evangelical supportthe dirty tricks cruz used in IA may alienate the voters he needs to attractQuoteIn the hours before Monday?s vote, his campaign circulated rumors that Ben Carson was planning to drop out. This incensed the normally mild-mannered retired neurosurgeon, who had reacted with surprising equanimity in the face of Donald Trump?s vicious attacks last fall. His wife Candy was also visibly upset when she had to deny the rumor at a caucus site.(snip)After initially pooh-poohing questions about this, calling what his campaign did ?fair game,? Cruz apologized to Carson last night. He said his political team was merely sharing a misleading CNN story and added that they should have circulated an updated version that made clear Carson was not getting out.In other words, he's admitted he did it but is blaming CNN.My concerns about Cruz have always been his personality. He's the man who would be king, and has many of the same personality traits as HillarySarah Palin calls out the lies of the Cruz campaignthat really is a game changer..... they will definitely re-run the Iowa caucus now that the sage of Alaska has spokenGovernor Palin speaking out is a message that this is not a beaten candidate (Dr Carson) whining but rather a signal that Senator Cruz has engaged in unacceptable behavior and crossed the line.Much of the reason that Hillary is having difficulty defeating Senator Sanders (she needed to win 6 straight coin tosses to do it) is that time and time again, we have seen that she regards herelf as above the law.My concern, and evidently that of Governor Palin, is that Ted Cruz has the same character trait.It speaks volumes to Senator Cruz's character that his initial response was that it was "fair game" (a quote in the washington post link above) for his campaign to proclaim that Dr Carson has left the campaign and that Dr Carson wants his supporters to vote for Cruz. No one minds a hard fight, but it has to be a fair fight. What Cruz's campaign did was not "fair game", it was a Clintonesque dirty trick
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February 4th, 2016, 7:31 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: CrashedMintQuoteOriginally posted by: traderjoe1976Is Sarah Palin positioning herself as the Trump vice-presidential candidate?from her side:yesshe's previously joked that she would come on board as the Energy Secretary in order to close down the Department
 
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February 4th, 2016, 8:24 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperQuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelQuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperHard feelings complicate Ted Cruz?s effort to consolidate evangelical supportthe dirty tricks cruz used in IA may alienate the voters he needs to attractQuoteIn the hours before Monday?s vote, his campaign circulated rumors that Ben Carson was planning to drop out. This incensed the normally mild-mannered retired neurosurgeon, who had reacted with surprising equanimity in the face of Donald Trump?s vicious attacks last fall. His wife Candy was also visibly upset when she had to deny the rumor at a caucus site.(snip)After initially pooh-poohing questions about this, calling what his campaign did ?fair game,? Cruz apologized to Carson last night. He said his political team was merely sharing a misleading CNN story and added that they should have circulated an updated version that made clear Carson was not getting out.In other words, he's admitted he did it but is blaming CNN.My concerns about Cruz have always been his personality. He's the man who would be king, and has many of the same personality traits as HillarySarah Palin calls out the lies of the Cruz campaignthat really is a game changer..... they will definitely re-run the Iowa caucus now that the sage of Alaska has spokenGovernor Palin speaking out is a message that this is not a beaten candidate (Dr Carson) whining but rather a signal that Senator Cruz has engaged in unacceptable behavior and crossed the line.Much of the reason that Hillary is having difficulty defeating Senator Sanders (she needed to win 6 straight coin tosses to do it) is that time and time again, we have seen that she regards herelf as above the law.My concern, and evidently that of Governor Palin, is that Ted Cruz has the same character trait.It speaks volumes to Senator Cruz's character that his initial response was that it was "fair game" (a quote in the washington post link above) for his campaign to proclaim that Dr Carson has left the campaign and that Dr Carson wants his supporters to vote for Cruz. No one minds a hard fight, but it has to be a fair fight. What Cruz's campaign did was not "fair game", it was a Clintonesque dirty trickYou are sounding like the donald ... MTFU
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February 4th, 2016, 12:42 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: CuchulainnQuoteOriginally posted by: AnalyticalVegaQuoteOriginally posted by: twQuoteOriginally posted by: katastrofaDonald Trump ?nominated for Nobel Peace Prize? for 'vigorous peace through strength ideology'"This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill?the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill?you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes. Remember: all I'm offering is the truth. Nothing more."Vote Trump = Take Red PillVote Clinton = Take Blue PillVote Bernie = Take Cyanid PillOr just take the Pill.Something I've been wondering, is Clinton really that evil or just too evil for a woman (as one might naively assume)?
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