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View Poll Results: Who would you like to see win South Carolina?
Romney 15 18.07%
Gingrich 23 27.71%
Santorum 22 26.51%
Paul 23 27.71%
Perry 0 0%
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Old Jan 18, '12, 2:32 pm
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Default South Carolina: Romney 33, Gingrich 23, Santorum 16, Paul 13

A CNN/Time/ORC International poll indicates that 33% of likely South Carolina Republican primary voters say they are backing Romney, with 23% supporting Gingrich. The former Massachusetts governor’s 10 point advantage over the former House speaker is down from a 19 point lead two weeks ago. According to the survey, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania is at 16%, Rep. Ron Paul of Texas is at 13%, and Texas Gov. Rick Perry stands at 6%…

“Gingrich appears to be the only candidate with momentum as the race in South Carolina enters the final few days,” says CNN Polling Director Keating Holland. “Support for Romney and Santorum appears to be slipping, and Paul and Perry seem flat. Gingrich, however, has gained ground and cut Romney’s lead in half since early January.”

“All of Gingrich’s increased support comes among tea party movement supporters, where he’s at 31% support, up ten points from early January,” adds Holland. “That suggests that Sarah Palin’s remarks urging South Carolina voters to choose Gingrich may have a receptive audience.”

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...na-tightening/
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Post Re: South Carolina: Romney 33, Gingrich 23, Santorum 16, Paul 13

I voted Romney, as usual. We don't need to rehash yet once again the reasons?
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Default Re: South Carolina: Romney 33, Gingrich 23, Santorum 16, Paul 13

Was this poll taken after the South Carolina debate?
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Old Jan 18, '12, 3:04 pm
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Having heard of the Obama-China connections ( the trillions in debt , intentional or not playing into it possibly too ) and seeing that , such a scenario does not have to be far fetched , since ideologically both seem well connected !

Do we need to look deeper , to see if there is possibly an Obama - Huntsman - Romney China connection too - China , thus in the dragon style , ensuring that either way , it cannot loose and the lure offered to LDS possibly the millions of potential Chinese converts !

Not wanting to make unfounded allegations but that Huntsman connection and subsequent moves seem strange !

Hope that the fowler's net do not catch us unaware !

Gingrich would be familiar , of all the candidates , with some of these cat and mouse games of the power hungry and how the Russian bear was brought to its knees - not by might , but in the old fashioned way, how God's people did it , from Old Testament times on !

God in His mercy , might even be giving us a hint , by some of the past failures of Gingrich , as to who would be a David like figure for our times ! ( He is not that tall either ! )
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Default Re: South Carolina: Romney 33, Gingrich 23, Santorum 16, Paul 13

I would like to see Dr. Paul win. The Golden rule is just as important for personal interactions, as it is for foreign policy. BUT I would also much rather see Gingrich win over Romney. I could at least consider voting for Gingrich in the general election, but I do not plan on voting Republican if Romney wins. My family is a Republican family, I have always been supportive of the party, but the big government conservatisim of Romney, McCain, Santorum, etc is not the way forward in this country. The general elections are a joke, a choice between a big government corporate welfare state, or a big government socialist state. No, I'll vote third party and allow the GOP to lose again just to make it clear to them that the old failed policies, will not work the billionth time you try them, just as they didn't work the first time.
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Having heard of the Obama-China connections ( the trillions in debt , intentional or not playing into it possibly too ) and seeing that , such a scenario does not have to be far fetched , since ideologically both seem well connected !

Do we need to look deeper , to see if there is possibly an Obama - Huntsman - Romney China connection too - China , thus in the dragon style , ensuring that either way , it cannot loose and the lure offered to LDS possibly the millions of potential Chinese converts !

Not wanting to make unfounded allegations but that Huntsman connection and subsequent moves seem strange !

Hope that the fowler's net do not catch us unaware !

Gingrich would be familiar , of all the candidates , with some of these cat and mouse games of the power hungry and how the Russian bear was brought to its knees - not by might , but in the old fashioned way, how God's people did it , from Old Testament times on !

God in His mercy , might even be giving us a hint , by some of the past failures of Gingrich , as to who would be a David like figure for our times ! ( He is not that tall either ! )
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Default Re: South Carolina: Romney 33, Gingrich 23, Santorum 16, Paul 13

Being an adherent of the American Roman Catholic Church , I fail to see how you can honestly back a politican who has been divorced and married three times? Do Roman Catholics overlook obvious sin in the name of political expediency is that how it is now? Now that this man is "Roman Catholic" and a notable politician, who pays lip service as all politicans do, are these valid enough reasons to have him as President of the United States?

Also none of these neo-cons, these Regan upstarts, none of these brought down the "Russian Bear" the failure of Communism brought about the Soviet Unions downfall.
Neither the Pope or some Yankee Politician did that . Communism logically will fail because it underestimates mans indvidual desire for freedom.
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Being an adherent of the American Roman Catholic Church , I fail to see how you can honestly back a politican who has been divorced and married three times? Do Roman Catholics overlook obvious sin in the name of political expediency is that how it is now? Now that this man is "Roman Catholic" and a notable politician, who pays lip service as all politicans do, are these valid enough reasons to have him as President of the United States?

Also none of these neo-cons, these Regan upstarts, none of these brought down the "Russian Bear" the failure of Communism brought about the Soviet Unions downfall.
Neither the Pope or some Yankee Politician did that . Communism logically will fail because it underestimates mans indvidual desire for freedom.
Hmm, well I don't know what the "American Roman Catholic Church" is... but, it looks like maybe you don't believe in the doctrine of mortal sin, or the doctrine of redemption, or the sacrament of reconciliation...

And, to say that Blessed Pope John Paul the Great wasn't instrumental in defeating the Soviet Union is saying a lot.

Anyways, I am proud to vote for Gingrich on this day. I voted for him on CAF polls back before the surge, then during the surge, then after the surge and the rise of Rick Santorum. I voted for Gingrich through all of it.

The policies of Newt Gingrich are simply superior to the policies of Mitt Romney; and while I think Rick Santorum makes a good point about incentivizing the manufacturing industry, that isn't enough. Newt has a superior tax policy to both of them, he's comitted to cutting many agencies from government... which Romney never talks about. On a policy view its hands down Newt Gingrich is the standard bearer for the bold and radical economic change that this country needs.

[Not to say that Ron Paul isn't also proposing radical slashing of spending like Gingrich... its just that he has no chance of winning... and I think no one even needs to talk about that governor who should be riding his horse back to Texas (not a single person here has yet voted for him... hence lets just ignore him on the thread I think)]

But, I'm 100% confident that people will respond to this post with personal attacks on Newt Gingrich. If you do that, Republicans will lose. If we as Republicans choose to talk about personalities instead of policies than Barack Obama is going to win. If we can talk about policies and records in public service and government, then Barack Obama will be defeated hands down.


[And just personally... close to half of Americans have been divorced. So, its not like they're going to have any reservations voting for Gingrich. Why should we as Catholics? Shouldn't we follow the Church's lead in forgiving him and welcoming him enthusiastically into our Faith?]

P.S. = Who did you vote for Marcarios? I noticed your entire post was a negative post about Gingrich, so you actually never told us who you supported.
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Default Re: South Carolina: Romney 33, Gingrich 23, Santorum 16, Paul 13

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Communism logically will fail because it underestimates mans indvidual desire for freedom.
Agreed. But will it still fall when it mutates into a quasi-free market communism? That is what China's economy is: capitalist. Its government is communist, but not is economy.

I support, without a doubt, Ron Paul, for his pro-life efforts.
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Default Re: South Carolina: Romney 33, Gingrich 23, Santorum 16, Paul 13

Romney better not count his chickens until they have hatched and CNN better go check their polling numbers again.

Santorum may have won Iowa; Romney calls results ‘a virtual tie’

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Rick Santorum may have won the Iowa caucuses after all—but we'll apparently never know.

Ahead of the Iowa Republican Party's official release of certified results this morning at 9:15 ET, the Des Moines Register reports the final count of votes from Jan. 3's Republican presidential caucus ended with Santorum a whopping 34 votes ahead of Mitt Romney—with 29,839 votes compared to Romney's 29,805.

But Republican officials tell the paper that votes from eight precincts are missing and will never certified so the party is expected to render a "split decision." The Iowa Republican Party is expected to make the official announcement later this morning.

Romney is already spinning the results.
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Now lets wait and see what happens before we go around declaring the winner. It's become pretty obvious to me who the powers that be want to win the Republican primary. Hopefully the people's will well prevail. It'll be interesting to see what happens in South Carolina. This is shaping up to be a nasty primary season.
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Romney better not count his chickens until they have hatched and CNN better go check their polling numbers again.

Santorum may have won Iowa; Romney calls results ‘a virtual tie’



Now lets wait and see what happens before we go around declaring the winner. It's become pretty obvious to me who the powers that be want to win the Republican primary. Hopefully the people's will well prevail. It'll be interesting to see what happens in South Carolina. This is shaping up to be a nasty primary season.
I don't think Romney's "spin" that Iowa was a "virtual tie" is incorrect.
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Agreed. But will it still fall when it mutates into a quasi-free market communism? That is what China's economy is: capitalist. Its government is communist, but not is economy.

I support, without a doubt, Ron Paul, for his pro-life efforts.
China tries VERY hard to make it LOOK like its economy is free market, but it isn't. Nothing happens in China without Bank of China money involved and approval from the state.
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Default Re: South Carolina: Romney 33, Gingrich 23, Santorum 16, Paul 13

New POLITICO S.C. poll out today: Romney 37, Gingrich 30, Paul 11, Santorum 10, Perry 4:

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0112/71645.html
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New POLITICO S.C. poll out today: Romney 37, Gingrich 30, Paul 11, Santorum 10, Perry 4:

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0112/71645.html
Well, Perry is out, so......
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