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MUST READ Jersualem Post Op-Ed Why I’m switching to Romney this election

MUST READ Jersualem Post Op-Ed Why I’m switching to Romney this election

In this must read Op-Ed a Jewish Democrat describes why she is voting Republican for the first time in her life and is encouraging others to do the same. This shows a fracture in the hegemonic Jewish vote that the Democrats normally receive and could signal a major electoral shakeup in future elections if Jewish support would switch to the GOP.

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April Fools’ Day Ad Buy, The Joke is on Jay Nixon.

Politico reports that on April 1, a Democratic Governors Association front group, America Works USA, began airing a new television ad in support of Governor Jay Nixon.

They must be worried. “America Works USA” (read the DGA) spending $500,000 for a month-long ad buy this early in the process only serves to highlight the inherent vulnerability of Nixon.

Additionally, the ad’s message is downright laughable as it tries to distance Nixon from federal Democrats while crediting him for Republican achievements in Missouri.

The Democrat-funded ad begins by stating, “Washington is broken.”

This is a bizarre assertion given Washington, D.C. is controlled by Democrats. There is a Democrat in the White House and a Democrat majority Senate that consistently blocks any attempt at fiscal responsibility by the Republican-led House of Representatives.  The leadership of Democrats over the past 6 years has produced record deficits, massive government expansion, and the loss of the federal government’s AAA credit rating.

In contrast to broken Washington D. C. the ad cites Missouri as a place where “we are doing things differently.”

Who is this “we” the ad refers to making Missouri so bright and shiny with the dawn of promise? Democrats? Jay Nixon? Not likely.

As Missourians, we are glad they noticed the difference, but the five “accomplishments” America Works USA credits Jay Nixon for in the ad, are the product of conservative Republican leadership. Not the inept bumbling of Jay Nixon.

It is Republicans that have controlled the General Assembly since Nixon became governor.

  • It was the work of Republicans that guaranteed a constitutionally balanced budget.

  • It was Republicans that did not raise taxes.

  • It was Republicans that cut the size of government.

  • And it was Republicans that instituted the crack down on wasteful spending.

  • The state’s glowing AAA credit rating cited in the ad, was inherited from Nixon’s immediate predecessor, Republican Governor Matt Blunt and protected by Republicans in the legislature during Nixon’s tenure.

This April Fools’ Day ad buy must be a joke. The ad criticizes Democrat-controlled Washington while praising Republican policies in Missouri, and get ready for the punch line…Democrats are paying for it!

It looks to Missouri voters like the joke is on Jay Nixon.

Click on the link below to learn of Republican accomplishments, Jay Nixon doesn’t have any of his own.

America Works USA Pro Nixon Ad

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“Blood Money: Mitt Romney’s Medicare Scandal”

A new video is our from Winning Our Future SuperPAC in support of Newt Gingrich: “Blood Money: Mitt Romney’s Medicare Scandal”

A company which Mitt Ronmey personally ran, Damon Corporation was involved in MASSIVE Medicare Fraud during the 1990s during Romney’s tenure.

From the website:

Debating in Tampa, Florida in late-January, while falsely characterizing Newt Gingrich’s income from his government consulting work, Mitt Romney denied that Bain did “any work with the government like Medicaid and Medicare”. Now we learn that Bain, under Romney’s “supervision”, purchased and ran the Damon Corporation, who pled guilty to Federal conspiracy charges as a result of tens of millions of dollars in systemic Medicare fraud committed under Romney’s and Bain’s control. Damon was fined over $119-million which was, at the time, the largest criminal healthcare fine in Massachusetts history and Mr. Romney’s participation was characterized in 1996 by Corporate Crime Reporter thusly: “As manager and board member of Damon Corp, Mitt Romney sits at the center of one of the top 15 corporate crimes of the 1990’s.” Watch the substantiated mini-documentary, BLOOD MONEY: MITT ROMNEY’S MEDICARE SCANDAL, to learn the truth about Mitt Romney.

The website also provides a link to the documents which back up the claims made in the movie.

Rick Santorum Defends SOPA: “Your free speech rights can be incredibly harmful to someone else.”

This reminds me of everything I don’t like about Santorum.

For me the money quote comes at 3:23:

“Your free speech rights can be incredibly harmful to someone else.”

That sends chills up my spine.

See and judge for yourself whether you want him as your nominee.

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UPDATE: RICK PERRY DROPPING OUT TODAY

UPDATE: RICK PERRY DROPPING OUT TODAY

THURSDAY: 8:30 AM

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2012/01/19/breaking-perry-to-drop-out-thursday/

While I liked Rik Perry I applaud his decision to drop out and allow the race to focus on the conservative alternatives to Romney that have a real chance at the nomination.

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There is now increasing pressure on Rick Perry to drop out of the race before the South Carolina primary on Saturday in order to avoid splitting the conservative vote.

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Last night, Sarah Palin said if she was voting in South Carolina, she would vote for Newt in order to prolong the race.

Today, Laura Ingraham is urging him to drop out to avoid splitting the conservative vote, since he has no chance at winning South Carolina.

A South Carolina State Senator, Larry Grooms has defected from the Perry camp and is now backing Santorum as of this morning.

@AdamBeam is reporting that Rick Perry has cancelled his appearance today at Bob Jones University, which 3 days before a primary is akin to a sighting of the Grim Reaper in South Carolina presidential politics.

And in other news, Perry is now polling third the Presidential primary in…..TEXAS, behind Romney and Gingrich.

I don’t say this often, but I agree with Laura Ingraham. It’s time for Perry to go, and avoid being this cycle’s Fred Thompson.

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