Hot Air Candidate Survey: August Edition

posted at 7:25 pm on July 31, 2011 by Patrick Ishmael

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OmahaConservative on July 31, 2011 at 8:45 PM

The only thing “real” I know about him was his relative that was killed in Afghanistan. I don’t think I can Sherlock Holmes much from that because I think he was an in-law.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 8:55 PM

It will be interesting to see what the Palinistas find to b!tch about in this poll..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 7:47 PM
Your stupid posting about it would be the first thing.

Amjean on July 31, 2011 at 8:57 PM

It will be interesting to see what the Palinistas find to b!tch about in this poll..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 7:47 PM

if history is any judge it will be the LOL spin that patrick attempts to do on the results.

unseen on July 31, 2011 at 8:59 PM

Amjean on July 31, 2011 at 8:57 PM

Nice comment..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 8:59 PM

i voted for Buddy in the declared candidates. He is the only real hope the GOP has if the field stays the same.

unseen on July 31, 2011 at 9:00 PM

unseen on July 31, 2011 at 8:59 PM

I wonder how much tin foil I will need for that..Please let me know..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:00 PM

wonder how much tin foil I will need for that..Please let me know..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:00 PM

you seem to have plenty in supply you should be good.

unseen on July 31, 2011 at 9:03 PM

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:00 PM

Now that was funny.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 9:05 PM

unseen on July 31, 2011 at 9:03 PM

I keep a good supply so I can talk with you..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:05 PM

keep a good supply so I can talk with you..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:05 PM

oh that explains a lot. no wonder you make no sense.

unseen on July 31, 2011 at 9:08 PM

LoL.. I’m sure they will find something..They have in the last two..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 7:53 PM

The smiley faces at the end of all of your comments don’t make you any less of a douchebag. They actually contribute to it.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 9:09 PM

During remarks i exchanged with Canophor one time concearning a 1972 ski-doo he bought new i was under the impression he was aprox 60-70.

heshtesh on July 31, 2011 at 9:10 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 9:09 PM

I’m just happy to help..:):):)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:14 PM

oh that explains a lot. no wonder you make no sense.

unseen on July 31, 2011 at 9:08 PM

..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:15 PM

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:14 PM

Incoming again? It’s amazing how much the uncommitted can take for no reason.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Good point..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:18 PM

Saw The Undefeated this weekend. Highly recommend it. The montage of her speeches at the end was particularly inspiring…

Game on!

Hobbits for Palin

Fallon on July 31, 2011 at 9:29 PM

Fallon on July 31, 2011 at 9:29 PM

I don’t mind being a Hobbit but I’m shaving my feet.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:31 PM

I don’t mind being a Hobbit but I’m shaving my feet.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:31 PM

ROFL..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:32 PM

Incoming again? It’s amazing how much the uncommitted can take for no reason.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:16 PM

Not for no reason. Based on several days of comments in this and other threads and observed and commented on by others. Just because he’s your bud and you overlook when he’s being an @sshole doesn’t mean the rest of us have to.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 9:34 PM

I don’t mind being a Hobbit but I’m shaving my feet.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:31 PM

I’m braiding mine, lol.

Fallon on July 31, 2011 at 9:35 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 9:34 PM

He absolutely is my bud and I read his comments. I see nothing in them deserving of such heat but have it, he’s a big boy and doesn’t need me to defend him. At least he will vote for her if she’s nominated.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:42 PM

Fallon on July 31, 2011 at 9:35 PM

Take pictures, you could be a trendsetter.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:43 PM

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:42 PM

+100
The entire post…

OmahaConservative on July 31, 2011 at 9:44 PM

He absolutely is my bud and I read his comments. I see nothing in them deserving of such heat but have it, he’s a big boy and doesn’t need me to defend him. At least he will vote for her if she’s nominated.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:42 PM

Contrary to what many believe, Palin supporters don’t base our every judgement of someone on whether they support Palin or not so really, the fact that he’d vote for her has nothing to do with anything.

It’s making snide insulting comments unprovoked and unsupported, which funny, is what you accused me of to start it off. Guess it’s OK with it comes from his keyboard. Got it.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 9:48 PM

Fallon on July 31, 2011 at 9:29 PM

I don’t mind being a Hobbit but I’m shaving my feet.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:31 PM

I’m combing mine over.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 9:49 PM

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:42 PM

Thank you Mrs. Munford..You are the greatest..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:56 PM

OmahaConservative on July 31, 2011 at 9:44 PMThanks OC..You are the greatest also!..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 9:57 PM

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 9:42 PM

Am logging off HOTAir for the entire month of August. Thought you were the right person to let know. Don’t worry, and I’ll see you after Labor Day.

Tommy_G on July 31, 2011 at 10:05 PM

Thanks, Patrick!

-Aslan’s Girl

Aslans Girl on July 31, 2011 at 10:07 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 9:48 PM

I vote for Gov. Palin on every one of these things and she always wins. But that’s not good enough. People have to gripe about how she wins. Excuse me if I don’t think it is helpful to complain about those who are not committed to her. I did not label your remarks as snide nor insulting, I wouldn’t do that. And I don’t think his remarks are unprovoked and unsupported. All this reactionary defense of Gov. Palin is, in my opinion, unnecessary and counterproductive. But that’s what the blog is all about, free speech and we all get to do it.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:08 PM

Tommy_G on July 31, 2011 at 10:05 PM

Good to let Cindy know. Thanks…

OmahaConservative on July 31, 2011 at 10:09 PM

Tommy_G on July 31, 2011 at 10:05 PM

I’m the room mom!!!!! Thank you so much for letting us know and I hope you have a nice break. We will miss you and look forward to your return.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:09 PM

I think the ticket will either be Romney/Kasich or Perry/Kasich, but mark my words, John Kasich will be VP pick.

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 7:47 PM

why do you think so? I have always loved Kasich.

Elisa on July 31, 2011 at 8:20 PM

Sorry I missed your response earlier. derft nailed it earlier here – swing state with 18 EVs. A republican doesn’t become president without winning Ohio. I agree with your feelings towards Kasich – I’ve always felt he was a real straight shooter with lots of relevant experience. I don’t think he’d be a factor in any presidential race but I think he’d be a terrific VP pick. If Ohio economy rebounds like Wisconsin’s seems to be, I just think Kasich will be a lock.

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:08 PM

Whoot! You go girl. My hero…

OmahaConservative on July 31, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Ace of Spades conducted a similar poll this past week. Here were the results:

PALIN 46.60% (4607 VOTES)

PERRY 38.51% (3807)

BACHMANN 5.21% (515)

ROMNEY 2.96% (293)

CAIN 2.61% (258)

PAWLENTY 1.87% (185)

JOHNSON 1.23% (122)

SANTORUM 0.56% (55)

HUNTSMAN 0.29% (29)

GINGRICH 0.15% (15)

9866 TOTAL VOTES CAST

NB: Ron Paul was not included in this poll and Giuliani, McCotter, and Bolton were NOT part of the mix in the A of S poll.

In other words the results may shift but just as reminder here are Sarah Palin’s results in the last 5 HA polls:

July: 38%

June:

(Post-debate) 36.5%

June 2: 34.9%

May: 32.0%

April: 33%

technopeasant on July 31, 2011 at 10:11 PM

I don’t get the animosity and vitriol directed at DS. He is such a warm and loving fuzzball and valued family member here…
:)

OmahaConservative on July 31, 2011 at 10:14 PM

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Now if we could only get you to come to Mama Grizzly.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 10:15 PM

derft on July 31, 2011 at 10:15 PM

From Romney to Palin? I guess it could happen.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:17 PM

And I don’t think his remarks are unprovoked and unsupported. All this reactionary defense of Gov. Palin is, in my opinion, unnecessary and counterproductive.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:08 PM

It will be interesting to see what the Palinistas find to b!tch about in this poll..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 7:47 PM

His first remark in this thread. And honestly, I would have held my tongue on it though he’s been caught by other commenters making similar insulting generalizations. Are some Palinistas overboard @ssholes? Yes. Are we all? No.

Do I have right to take offense when he generalizes in a way in which I am accused of things I am not guilty of? Absolutely. Funny you call this “reactionary defense of Gov. Palin”. I’m defending myself. A Palinista. Nor when I point out facts about Palin am I defending her – I am concerned for the country and do it to show why I think she is what the country needs and false information about her does no good in people choosing who is going to lead this country.

If you think his first comment was fine, how would you feel someone saying, “It will be interesting to see how long it will take some Tea Partiers to show up and start being racist.” That’s what he’s doing. Taking a few from the group and defining the entire group by them – and it’s insulting and dishonest.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:25 PM

I don’t get the animosity and vitriol directed at DS. He is such a warm and loving fuzzball and valued family member here…
:)

OmahaConservative on July 31, 2011 at 10:14 PM

So I take it you’re fine with the liberals calling all Tea Partiers racist.

Sorry. I’m not letting the false stereotypes go unchallenged anymore. Even when they come from fellow conservatives.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:27 PM

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:10 PM
I agree and think I have said so here on HA. He also happens to have been the Budget Committee chair in Congress when the budget was balanced last and has run for President as well.

txmomof6 on July 31, 2011 at 10:29 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:27 PM

You are a joke..:):)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 10:30 PM

You are a joke..:):)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 10:30 PM

HA! Funny. This is exactly how you handled it when others called you out in other threads. I gave a reasoned explanation of my reaction, and you come back with name calling.

Next you will be saying you don’t understand what I’m talking about. At least that’s what you did to the others.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:33 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:33 PM

Well then I must concede..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 10:35 PM

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:10 PM

Now if we could only get you to come to Mama Grizzly.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 10:15 PM

From Romney to Palin? I guess it could happen.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:17 PM

Now, I didn’t say Romney/Kasich or Perry/Kasich was my preference, I only said that’s who I thought would be the ticket. I’m for the most conservative candidate that can beat Obama. Palin would be my selection as the most conservative candidate – she’s the only one that has consistently preached my top issue – drill, baby, drill. I think our economy flourishes on cheap energy and I think she gets it. Bottom line, I’m going to proudly support and vote for whoever runs against Obama.

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:40 PM

Bottom line, I’m going to proudly support and vote for whoever runs against Obama.

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:40 PM

Don’t hang your hat on that, pal. That just means you’re not a libtard dumbsh!t. I don’t count myself among the ABO crowd precisely because I *do* believe it matters who we replace him with. I wouldn’t be so passionate if I didn’t.

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 10:42 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:25 PM

I think I will probably be more vocal after she commits to running but I don’t think I will be angry at those who don’t support her. Your Tea Party comment is a good analogy though, I don’t know of two other entities who have been so falsely maligned. But you are correct, you never know how a comment will hit you on any given day and I might feel compelled to stand up for myself as a supporter of either group. Like I said earlier Dire Straits can speak for himself but I have never known him to make any remarks that were meant to insult any particular individual but

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:43 PM

technopeasant on July 31, 2011 at 10:11 PM

Palin is the only (potential) candidate expressing consistent conservative policy positions. Despite the rumoured promise, Perry has said nothing significant that I’ve seen.

gh on July 31, 2011 at 10:44 PM

Like I said earlier Dire Straits can speak for himself but I have never known him to make any remarks that were meant to insult any particular individual…

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:43 PM

DS is far from the worst of a bad bunch, but he does enjoy poking the tiger through its cage every once in a while, so-to-speak.

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 10:44 PM

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:40 PM

That’s the case with most of us I’m sure. I had just never thought about Gov. Kasich and I am really warming to the idea. Don’t you wish everybody would do what we want? Mr. Obama, resign and become a pro golfer.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:45 PM

Palin is the only (potential) candidate expressing consistent conservative policy positions. Despite the rumoured promise, Perry has said nothing significant that I’ve seen.

gh on July 31, 2011 at 10:44 PM

Oh there are a few significant things on Perry’s resume, at least as a governor. Gardasil and the Trans-Texas corridor come to mind. I doubt that either of those initiatives will do much to help him.

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 10:46 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:25 PM

Ignore that “but” on the end of the sentence I wasn’t sure I was done thinking but I was.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:46 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:33 PM

I don’t recall any serious nastiness from DS. Most of the regulars here both pro and con Palin have done worse.

gh on July 31, 2011 at 10:47 PM

I think I will probably be more vocal after she commits to running but I don’t think I will be angry at those who don’t support her.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:43 PM

I’m not angry at those who don’t support her, nor have I ever been. I’m angry at the people who directly and personally insult me, whatever the reason.

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 10:47 PM

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:40 PM

It is really going to get interesting after she and Perry announce. The media will go nuts, her crowds will be large, her supporters will start marching and the money bomb will be huge.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 10:48 PM

Palin seems like she would hit the ground running and really shake things up. That’s probably wishful thinking because DC is FUBAR and it can’t be as easy as I’d like to believe. I like Perry and hope he is similarly inclined. I’m just so sick of the same old stuff regardless of who is there.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:51 PM

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:10 PM
I agree and think I have said so here on HA. He also happens to have been the Budget Committee chair in Congress when the budget was balanced last and has run for President as well.

txmomof6 on July 31, 2011 at 10:29 PM

Thanks txmom (btw, I’m married to a txmomof2). I feel Kasich’s executive experience, congressional record, especially on the Budget Committee, and familiarity from his Fox News stint, makes him an attractive # 2. If a candidate believes Kasich can deliver Ohio, he’s the pick.

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:52 PM

I don’t think I will be angry at those who don’t support her. Your Tea Party comment is a good analogy though, I don’t know of two other entities who have been so falsely maligned. But you are correct, you never know how a comment will hit you on any given day and I might feel compelled to stand up for myself as a supporter of either group. Like I said earlier Dire Straits can speak for himself but I have never known him to make any remarks that were meant to insult any particular individual but

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:43 PM

Again, I didn’t call him out on his Palin support, or lack thereof – but on his unprovoked comment that painted a diverse group of people – of which I am one – with a broad brush of insult. There are plenty of civil commenters who do not support Palin that I have no problem with. And I don’t particularly hold a grudge – but I’ve seen the same from him several times in the last few days – where he says something as a general insult (of which he may initially be unaware), which is then pointed out to him, he resorts to name calling, then feigns ignorance.

I appreciate your comments as you always seem to be level-headed and one who replies to actual concerns raised rather than snarky non-answers. And all that has nothing to do with your support of Palin. ;-)

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:53 PM

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 10:47 PM

I’m weird, I just don’t give people that kind of power. We have a particular commenter that I don’t want to name in case it is a beeetlejuice kind of deal. Anyway, this person is so annoying on Palin threads, I don’t even respond anymore. On other threads this person is dead on and really insightful. That kind of polarization is just crazy and I have to say I just don’t get it.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:56 PM

I’ve assumed, from the tenor of some of his posts, and from his experience an viewpoint, that Canopfor is 55+.

Same here.

I can’t recall from when I signed up, but I wonder if our blog hosts have a phone number or address, and could be prevailed upon to reach out to him, on our behalf?

massrighty on July 31, 2011 at 8:38 PM

They only take email address. Standard.

I think Canopfor lives in SW Ontario … he mentioned it to me one night. I had thought he was in Toronto. I *think* it was Sarnia (north of Detroit).

gh on July 31, 2011 at 10:56 PM

DS is far from the worst of a bad bunch, but he does enjoy poking the tiger through its cage every once in a while, so-to-speak.

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 10:44 PM

Agreed. I would put him in the same bunch as MJBrutus or csdevin (who surprising actually contributes pretty good comments on threads not aboutu Palin). But I get all sorts of unfit stereotypes from the left – racist, neanderthal, anti-science, etc – that I’m not going to let it slide just because it’s coming from a conservative who’s usually a good guy.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:57 PM

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:56 PM

I’m glad you did not use the “O” word in that comment, cause he/she sure would.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 10:58 PM

make that I WOULDN’T put him in the same bunch…

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:58 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:53 PM

As long as you give him a chance to make it up to you on non-Palin threads he can’t ask for more. Can you imagine what it’s going to be like the further we get into the campaign season? Yikes!

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 10:59 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:57 PM

DS is far less irritating than either MJB or csd. I don’t even notice any negativity in most of his remarks.

gh on July 31, 2011 at 10:59 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:58 PM

piyf

gh on July 31, 2011 at 11:00 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:57 PM

It’s funny that you mention MJBrutus. He won’t talk to me anymore because he and I got into on a Palin thread. So see, I can be a pain in the hindquarters like a real live Palinista. Apparently.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:02 PM

Oh there are a few significant things on Perry’s resume, at least as a governor. Gardasil and the Trans-Texas corridor come to mind. I doubt that either of those initiatives will do much to help him.

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 10:46 PM

I just came across these recently too. One of the reasons I haven’t jumped on the Perry excitement bandwagon is there is still much for me to learn about him to find out if he’s the real deal or just a mass of hopes of unknowing conservatives – Chris Christie comes to mind.

I’ve also heard he’s better at giving lip service to the more difficult conservative positions than he is at enacting them. Not sure if this is the case, but something I’ll look into if he throws his hat into the ring.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:02 PM

derft on July 31, 2011 at 10:58 PM

I’m being thick, I can’t think what the O word is. Can you give another clue?

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:03 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:58 PM

Okay, thanks for the clarification.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:04 PM

Bottom line, I’m going to proudly support and vote for whoever runs against Obama.

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 10:40 PM

Don’t hang your hat on that, pal. That just means you’re not a libtard dumbsh!t. I don’t count myself among the ABO crowd precisely because I *do* believe it matters who we replace him with. I wouldn’t be so passionate if I didn’t.

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 10:42 PM

A bit of a strong overreaction, I’d say. You pull my ABO statement out of a larger paragraph where I state my preference. But after the primaries and caucases are over and we have a republican candidate, preferably my top pick, I will proudly support and vote for whoever the nominee is, as we have to take the reins of government back from these thugs. Obviously, it’s important who that person is but even if it’s not my top 2 or 3 picks, I will still support them.

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 11:05 PM

I’ve also heard he’s better at giving lip service to the more difficult conservative positions than he is at enacting them. Not sure if this is the case, but something I’ll look into if he throws his hat into the ring.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:02 PM

As a Texan, make sure you check his position(s) on immigration.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:05 PM

It will be interesting to see what the Palinistas find to b!tch about in this poll..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 7:47 PM

Your stupidity.

bw222 on July 31, 2011 at 11:06 PM

It’s funny that you mention MJBrutus. He won’t talk to me anymore because he and I got into on a Palin thread. So see, I can be a pain in the hindquarters like a real live Palinista. Apparently.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:02 PM

Lol. Well, sometimes being a pain is the right thing to do. I’m sure Obama find Palin to be a pain in various parts and that is totally as it should be.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:06 PM

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:03 PM

He/she thinks everyone has one with him/her.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:07 PM

As a Texan, make sure you check his position(s) on immigration.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:05 PM

Are they good or bad? And place you know of I can get a look at ‘em? I’m interested in learning more to form an opinion but not motivated enough to search much for myself since he’s not in the race yet.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:08 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:06 PM

It’s not various parts because he is all ___.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:09 PM

And actually, one of my biggest caveats with Perry, if he runs, is that he explicitly promised voters several times when he was running that he would absolutely not leave as governor to run for President.

If he could make that promise and not keep it, the only two reasons I can think of is that he lied to get elected or he doesn’t feel bound by his promises. Neither is a good thing.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:10 PM

A bit of a strong overreaction, I’d say. You pull my ABO statement out of a larger paragraph where I state my preference. But after the primaries and caucases are over and we have a republican candidate, preferably my top pick, I will proudly support and vote for whoever the nominee is, as we have to take the reins of government back from these thugs. Obviously, it’s important who that person is but even if it’s not my top 2 or 3 picks, I will still support them.

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 11:05 PM

A bit of a strong overreaction? Get real! If Willard Milton Romney somehow ends up with the nomination, no way in hell am I voting for him. On the other hand, I don’t need any convincing to vote against Obama. Perhaps a distinction without a difference, yes, but I have to live with myself and I couldn’t look in a mirror thinking I had done anything to help Romney secure the nomination.

Put on your big boy pants and stop being afraid of Obama. We have work to do to actually nominate a candidate before we sh!t ourselves over the general election.

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 11:12 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:08 PM

I voted for Perry because of his stance on immigration. He flipped after he was elected. Sorry I can’t give a link. I was not happy. I would have voted for him any way. Same as I will pull the lever for whoever gets nominated.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:12 PM

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:07 PM

I got you, His/her narcissism is second only to The Won’s.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:13 PM

I think Canopfor lives in SW Ontario … he mentioned it to me one night. I had thought he was in Toronto. I *think* it was Sarnia (north of Detroit).

gh on July 31, 2011 at 10:56 PM

Canopfor lives in Sault Ste Marie Ontario.

heshtesh on July 31, 2011 at 11:13 PM

I had done anything to help Romney secure the nomination.

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 11:12 PM

I don’t disagree with you often. However, all that does is help reelect BHO. Are you telling me that would be better.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:16 PM

I voted for Perry because of his stance on immigration. He flipped after he was elected. Sorry I can’t give a link. I was not happy. I would have voted for him any way. Same as I will pull the lever for whoever gets nominated.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:12 PM

No prob. Thanks for the heads up. I can add it to my list of ‘things to look into’.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:17 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:10 PM

W did it to. I don’t mind that as long as they have served at least one complete term. And for some reason the folks in the state usually like having their governor as president so they easily forgive.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:17 PM

heshtesh on July 31, 2011 at 11:13 PM

I saw that was the consensus on the other thread. I remembered it was either Sault S.M. or Sarnia he told me. For some reason the latter stuck a bit more.

gh on July 31, 2011 at 11:17 PM

Hobbits for Palin

Fallon on July 31, 2011 at 9:29 PM

ALOL. Thread Winner, and Bumper Sticker material right thar.

PappyD61 on July 31, 2011 at 11:18 PM

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:13 PM

Agree. He/she is reasonable on other threads.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:19 PM

Kasich ruined it when he went golfing with Obama.

It’s all just game time to John Kasich.

He can stay in Ohio.

PappyD61 on July 31, 2011 at 11:21 PM

I don’t disagree with you often. However, all that does is help reelect BHO. Are you telling me that would be better.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:16 PM

Refusing to support Romney in the primaries helps reelect BHO how? Just because I won’t vote FOR Romeny doesn’t mean I can’t pull the lever AGAINST the one. You catching my drift here, derft?

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 11:25 PM

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:19 PM

I was so shocked that I actually told him/her even though I had said that grammy and I would never respond again.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:26 PM

I don’t disagree with you often. However, all that does is help reelect BHO. Are you telling me that would be better.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:16 PM

Honestly, I’m a little torn on this. Conventional thinking (and I was in agreement) was it is always better to have member of the GOP than a Dem. Starting with the 2010 midtems and reinforced with the budget debate and the current debt debate, I’m thinking the larger battle is between the establishment and the people.

Several of the GOP “leaders” telling the Tea Party freshman to ‘grow up’ when they were offering solutions with an eye on the good of the country, not their re-election was telling. Word that Boehner allowed a vote on CCB only to pacify the Tea Partiers because he planned on it being tabled at which time he could introduce his actual plan he wanted all along was further revelatory. Then I saw a sickening display between McCain and some Dem on the floor where McCain was spouting conservative words, but was chuckling as he said it – it totally seemed he non-verbally communicating to the Dem he was ‘debating’, “Look, we both know I don’t believe this crap, but you know I have to say it, but we’re on the same page. I’ll meet you for a beer later tonight.”

So I’m torn. I know the trouble Obama could cause with 4 more years, but at the same time, I don’t want to reinforce to the GOP powers-that-be that they can force whatever establishment squish they want on us and know we will vote for them anyway. It’s why we have a Congress full of GOP eunuchs.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:26 PM

PappyD61 on July 31, 2011 at 11:21 PM

I posted this earlier and this is your last chance to take me up on the bet.

Common Pappy you know it is when, NOT if SP announces. You betcha a virtual bottle of Jack D?

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:26 PM

PappyD61 on July 31, 2011 at 11:21 PM

If he told you he hated it, didn’t have fun and only did it for the team, would it change your mind?

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:27 PM

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 10:33 PM

nice post..:)

Dire Straits on July 31, 2011 at 11:27 PM

Put on your big boy pants and stop being afraid of Obama. We have work to do to actually nominate a candidate before we sh!t ourselves over the general election.

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 11:12 PM

You’re reading way too much into anonymous people’s comments on a thread. You must be a joy to hang out with.

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 11:28 PM

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 11:25 PM

Sorry. I had a senior moment. Thought you were talking the general election. I am humbled.

derft on July 31, 2011 at 11:29 PM

You’re reading way too much into anonymous people’s comments on a thread. You must be a joy to hang out with.

PatMac on July 31, 2011 at 11:28 PM

Oh am I now? If it’s not fear of Obama, what other rationale could people possibly have for being okay with replacing the architect of Obamacare with the architect of Romenycare?

gryphon202 on July 31, 2011 at 11:31 PM

W did it to. I don’t mind that as long as they have served at least one complete term. And for some reason the folks in the state usually like having their governor as president so they easily forgive.

Cindy Munford on July 31, 2011 at 11:17 PM

But I’m almost positive the question was asked of him a few times leading in conjunction with his re-election leading to his current term. It rubs me the wrong way for a politician to promise something to people while campaigning then ‘changes their mind’ once elected. Nothing has changed since he was asked those questions and all he has to do keep his promise is to decide it’s important to keep his word.

miConsevative on July 31, 2011 at 11:33 PM

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