129 votes

★Drudge: Time to Take Down Santorum's Disguise

SOURCE-- Red State: "What A Big Government Conservative Looks Like"
**Links with actual bills and dates**

http://www.redstate.com/erick/2012/01/06/what-a-big-governme...

NOTE: I'm not going to personally attack Rick Santorum or his wife who opted to sue her chiropractor for $500,000. Complaint http://tinyurl.com/74qvxss
At the time Senator Santorum was stumping against his opponent for a $250,000 cap on medical malpractice suits.
Whatever.
It's no secret Santorum is a serial hypocrite.

"Do as I say, not as I did"

But Santorum's voting record is overwhelmingly inconsistent with the campaign propaganda that comes out of his mouth.
Santorum is not remotely a conservative or a defender of freedom.
He is a big government, "Show-me-the-money" LOBBYIST. Period. End of story.
Santorum is also the "Lobbyists' Best Friend".
He was rated #1 in Lobbyist Cash for 2006
Open Secrets: http://tinyurl.com/73e6r3s
★BREAKING: Rick Santorum Tax Returns Reveal K Street Pimp - Insider trading
Biggest compensation came health care industry and pushing for legislation that favored companies he held stock in.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum released four years of federal income tax returns on Wednesday night..."
http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpp/news/politics/local_politics...

SOURCE-- Red State: "What A Big Government Conservative Looks Like"
**Links with actual bills and dates**

http://www.redstate.com/erick/2012/01/06/what-a-big-governme...

Defense and Foreign Policy

Voted for the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC).
Voted against requiring the President to certify that the CWC is effectively verifiable.
Voted against requiring the President to certify that that Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, North Korea, China, and all other countries determined to be state sponsors of terror have joined CWC prior to submitting the instrument of ratification.
Voted for the START II Treaty
Voted to allow the sale of supercomputers to China.
Voted to ban antipersonnel landmines
Voted against increasing defense spending offset by equivalent cuts in non-defense spending.
Voted to require that Federal bureaucrats get the same payraises as uniformed military.
Voted to allow food and medicine sales to state sponsors of terror and tyranical regimes such as Libya and Cuba.
Voted to limit the President’s authority to impose sanctions on nations for reasons of national security unless the sanctions were approved by a multilateral regime.
Voted against requiring Congressional authorization for military action in Bosnia.
Voted to give $25 million in foreign aid to North Korea
Voted to weaken alien terrorist deportation provisions. If the Court determines that the evidence must be withheld for national security reasons, the Justice Department must still provide a summary of the evidence sufficient for the alien terrorist to mount a defense against deportation.
Voted against delaying the India Nuclear until the President certified that India had agreed to suspend military-to-military exchanges with Iran.
Voted against the Conventional Trident Missile Program

Nominations

Voted for Richard Paez to the 9th Curcuit (cloture)
Voted for Sonia Sotomayor, Circuit Judge
Voted for Richard Holbrooke to be Ambassador to the UN
Voted for Margaret Morrow to be District Judge
Voted twice for Marsha Berzon to the 9thg Circuit
Voted for Mary McLaughlin to be District Judge
Voted for Tim Dyk to be District Judge
Voted for James Brady to be District Judge

Labor

Voted against National Right to Work Act
Voted against Real of Davis-Bacon Prevailing union wages
Voted for Alexis Herman to be Secretary of Labor
Voted for mandatory Federal child care funding
Voted for Trade Adjustment Assistance.
Voted for Job Corps funding
Voted twice in support of Fedex Unionization
Voted against allowing a waiver of Davis-Bacon in emergency situations.
Voted for minimum wage increases six times here here here here here and here
Voted to require a union representative on an IRS oversight board.
Voted to exempt IRS union representative from criminal ethics laws.
Voted against creating independent Board of Governors to investigate IRS abuses.

Guns

Voted to require pawn shops to do background checks on people who pawn a gun.
Voted twice to make it illegal to sell a gun without a secure storage or safety device
Voted for a Federal ban on possession of “assault weapons” by those under 18.
Voted for Federal funding for anti-gun education programs in schools.
Voted for anti-gun juvenile justice bill.

Reform

Voted for funding for the legal services corporation.
Voted twice for a Congressional payraise.
Voted to impose a uniform Federal mandate on states to force them to allow convicted rapits, arsonists, drug kingpins, and all other ex-convicts to vote in Federal elections.
Voted for the Specter “backup plan” to allow campaign finance reform to survive if portions of the bill were found unconstitutional.
Voted to mandate discounted broadcast times for politicians.
Voted for a McCain amendment to require State and local campaign committees to report all campaign contributions to the FEC and to require all campaign contributions to be reported to the FEC within 24 hours within 90 days of an election.

Immigration

Voted against increasing the number of immigration investigators
Voted to allow illegal immigrants to receive the earned income credit before becoming citizens
Voted to give SSI benefits to legal aliens.
Voted to give welfare benefits to naturalized citizens without regard to to the earnings of their sponsors.
Voted against hiring an additional 1,000 border partrol agents, paid for by reductions in state grants.

Taxes

Voted against a flat tax.
Voted to increase tobacco taxes to pay for Medicare prescription drugs
Voted to increase tobacco taxes to fund health insurance subsidies for small businesses.
Voted to increase tobacco taxes to pay for an $8 billion increase in child healh insurance.
Voted to increase tobacco taxes to pay for an increase in NIH funding.
Voted twice for internet taxes.
Voted to allow gas tax revenues to be used to subsidize Amtrak.
Voted to strike marriage penalty tax relief and instead provide fines on tobacco companies.
Voted against repealing the Clinton 4.3 cent gas tax increase.
Voted to increase taxes by $2.3 billion to pay for an Amtrak trust fund.
Voted to allow welfare to a minor who had a child out of wedlock and who resided with an adult who was on welfare within the previous two years.
Voted to increase taxes by $9.4 billion to pay for a $9.4 billion increase in student loans.
Voted to say that AMT patch is more important than capital gains and dividend relief.

Welfare

Voted against food stamp reform
Voted against Medicaid reform
Voted against TANF reform
Voted to increase the Social Services Block Grant from $1 billion to $2 billion
Voted to increase the FHA loan from $170,000 to $197,000. Also opposed increasing GNMA guaranty from 6 basis points to 12.
Voted for $2 billion for low income heating assistance.

Waste

Sponsored An amendment to increase Amtrak funds by $550 million
Voted to use HUD funds for the Joslyn Art Museum (NE), the Stand Up for Animals project (RI) and the Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Project (WA)
Voted to increase spending on social programs by $7 billion
Voted to increase NIH funding by $1.6 billion.
Voted to increase NIHnding by $700 million
Voted to for a $2 million earmark to renovate the Vulcan Monument (AL)
Voted for a $1 billion bailout for the steel industry
Voted against requiring that highway earmarks would come out of a state’s highway allocation
Voted to allow Market Access Program funds to go to foreign companies.
Voted to allow OPIC to increase its administrative costs by 50%
Voted against transferring $20 million from Americorps to veterans.
Voted for the $140 billion asbestos compensation bill.
Voted against requiring a uniform medical criteria to ensure asbestos claims were legitimate.
Voted to increase community development programs by $2 billion.

Spending and Entitlements

Voted to make Medicare part B premium subsidies an new entitlement.
Voted against paying off the debt ($5.6 trillion at the time) within 30 years.
Voted to give $18 billion to the IMF.
Voted to raid Social Security instead of using surpluses to pay down the debt.

Health Care

**Santorum's top two campaign contributors: Blue Cross Blue Shield & High Mark. I couldn't make this up.

Voted to allow states to impose health care mandates that are stricter than proposed new Federal mandates, but not weaker.
Voted twice for Federal mental health parity mandates in health insurance.
Voted against a allow consumers the option to purchase a plan outside the parity mandate.

Education

Voted to increase Federal funding for teacher testing
Voted to increase spending for the Department of Education by $3.1 billion.
Voted against requiring courts to consider the impact of IDEA awards on a local school district.

Energy

Voted to allow the President to designate certain sites as interim nuclear waste storage sites in the event that he determines that Yucca Mountain is not a suitable site for a permanent waste repository. Those sites are as follows: the nuclear waste site in Hanford, Washington; the Savannah River Site in South Carolina; Barnwell County, South Carolina; and the Oak Ridge Reservation in Tennessee.

NEA
Voted for taxpayer funding of the National Endowment for the Arts.
Voted against a 10% cut in the budget for National Endowment for the Arts.

Bankruptcy
Voted for a Schumer amendment to make the debts of pro-life demonstrators not dischargeable in bankruptcy.

This partial list does not even include his support for No Child Left Behind, Medicare Part D, (Bigger than Obama care) http://www.clubforgrowth.org/whitepapers/?subsec=137&id=902 FIVE debt ceiling increases, funding the bridge to nowhere, refusing to redirect earmark allocations to disaster relief along the Gulf Coast post Katrina, etc

Club for Growth today rendered an opinion on U.S. Rep. Ron Paul’s charge that Rick Santorum is a “big government, big spending individual.”

Verdict: Mostly true.

From Club for Growth analysis:

During a particularly touchy exchange at the ABC News debate, Paul attacked Santorum for being a “big-government, big spending individual.” To back up this claim, Paul offered four substantive examples: that Santorum voted to raise the nation’s debt limit five times, that Santorum voted against “right to work” laws, that he voted for No Child Left Behind, and that he voted for the Medicare Prescription Drug benefit.
Research shows that all four substantive allegations against Santorum are true.
http://www.revolutionpac.com/2012/01/club-for-growth-confirm...

Rick Santorum: Top-tier on Most Corrupt Member of Congress list 2 years running
http://www.examiner.com/conservative-in-washington-dc/rick-s...

Patriot Act
Privacy is in 4th amendment, but Patriot Act is ok
Q: [to Paul] Sen. Santorum believes that the Supreme Court was wrong when it decided that a right to privacy was embedded in the Constitution.
SANTORUM: No, let's be clear. We're talking about the 10th Amendment and the right of states to act.
PAUL: I think the Fourth Amendment is very clear. It is explicit in our privacy. You can't go into anybody's house and look at what they have or their papers or any private things without a search warrant. This is why the Patriot Act is wrong, because you have a right of privacy by the Fourth Amendment.
SANTORUM: Congressman Paul is talking about privacy rights under the Fourth Amendment, in which I agree with him, I don't necessarily agree that the Patriot Act violates that. But I do agree that obviously we have a right to privacy under the Fourth Amendment.
Source: WMUR 2012 GOP New Hampshire debate , Jan 7, 2012
http://www.issues2000.org/2012/Rick_Santorum_Homeland_Securi...

NDAA
"In January 2011, Senator Santorum was asked if he would have signed the 2012 NDAA if he were President. Acknowledging that the legislation granted the President the right to arrest and detain US citizens, Senator Santorum then stated that indeed would have signed the legislation.."
http://www.thepoliticalguide.com/Profiles/Senate/Pennsylvani...

Santorum: I was AGAINST bombing Iran, before I was for It! By the Way, I LOVE the Shah!
http://www.dailypaul.com/213882/santorum-i-was-against-bombi...

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You forgot to mention how Sanitarium stated

'if the election is Obama vs Romney you should choose Obama'. Then a few days later when asked if he would except a VP slot on Romney's ticket, he said 'of course I would'. I listened to the radio-cons, and none of them brought up Santitarium's comment about Obama being a better leader than Romney, which shows they are complete frauds in their claims of reporting news of integrity. In my opinion the right wing radio-cons are a major reason our country is in demise. They are the venue to promote the left vs right false paradigm destractions, while the fascist government continues to collude with the Banksters, Wall Street, and Big Business in the destruction of our Republic and transform it into a Totalitarian Collectivist tyranny.

ery important information for PA supporters

Santorum does not have many supporters on the delegate ballots. If our delegates run as anti-party elite delegates, they can get santorum votes for RP delegates.

http://www.thedaily.com/page/2012/03/15/031512-news-web-camp...

YES

Somebody from the RP camp should probably have a discreet word with someone in the Santorum camp.
Look we are last we are no danger, if you do not have enough delegates in a district get your supporters to vote for these. You don't want Romney taking delegates.
And if those delegates are supposedly just general GOP delegates, so much the better.

Let's face it the organisation in the Santorum camp is so abysmal they won't arrange something like that themselves.

"In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom. When ... the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free."

Here is some good research as well -

on each GOP Candidate (by Kelleigh Nelson).

Santorum: http://www.newswithviews.com/Nelson/kelleigh144.htm
Gingrich: http://www.newswithviews.com/Nelson/kelleigh121.htm
Romney: http://www.newswithviews.com/Nelson/kelleigh123.htm

And

Ron Paul (who she plans to vote for - confirmed by personal e-mail; will write him in if necessary): http://www.newswithviews.com/Nelson/kelleigh143.htm

Excerpt from Ron Paul article:

With Ron Paul, you have a man who, among other things, wants to rid us of the Federal Reserve, (watch this important video) give power back to the states, is staunchly pro-life, doesn't believe in World Government, wants to stop the federal spending, wants to stop all foreign aid, wants to bring our soldiers home, has a way to cut spending and the deficit, wants to eliminate federal departments responsible for pushing the horrid UN Agenda 21 and Sustainable Development, would repeal Obamacare, Dodd-Frank, and Sarbanes-Oxley, would lower the corporate tax to 15%, and is a Christian who isn't pandering his faith like so many of the candidates. [Link] Here is Ron's statement of faith and I love it. [Link] Congressman Paul's detractors will list many points against him, but if one only searches the reasoning behind Paul's stances, you'll find that many of them are constitutional.

Paul isn't a 6'2" square jawed hunk of male flesh with a pompous arrogant, know-it-all attitude. He's a little Banty rooster who's smaller and faster than the globalists he's running against and who loves freedom. If there's any chance in saving our country, I believe it's with Congressman Ron Paul.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

cock-a-doodle-do!

cock-a-doodle-do!

Drudge is in Romney's pocket

Ron Paul's aim is to get to Tampa and to not be last in the 1st ballot.
If this is achieved the delegate strategy fully swings into play.
In order to achieve this we need to keep Romney's delegate count down.
And in order to achieve that we need Santorum and Gingrich to remain in the race, whether we like it or not.
Romney is spending his large sums of cash on attacking these two and not Ron Paul.

We should take every opportunity to disparage Romney.
We should leave the other two alone (for now).
Why do you think Drudge wrote this piece?

"In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom. When ... the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free."

Drudge?

Why do you think this could ever be published on the Drudge Report?

hthomas

Is America Suicidal?

The "Two Man Race"

Satantorum is going to try to

Satantorum is going to try to slander Ron Paul by associating him with Romney.

Keep hammering him with his own record on every blog and article comment section.

Rick Santorum is Unelectable

Submitted by Tom Mullen on Mon, 02/20/2012

http://www.dailypaul.com/214985/rick-santorum-is-unelectable...

Let the Holy wars begin.

http://www.studentsforacademicfreedom.org/news/2472/speech-b...

Quotes from Santorum's speech.

“We have an array of enemies against us. The one is Islamic fascism. But what we haven’t done is explain to you that there is not one brand of Islamic fascism.”

“You see, they are not interested in conquering the world; they are interested in destroying the world.”

“What must we do to win? We must educate, engage, evangelize and eradicate.”

“What we’re experiencing here in America is nothing new. Americans don’t like war. They don’t like suffering and dying. No one does. If this is to be our greatest and finest hour, we, like Britain, will be alone. We, unlike Britain, will be scorned and ridiculed by everyone else around the world for doing it. Unlike World War II, this war will not last a year or two or three or four. This will be a long war. This will take more from your generation than even the greatest generation gave America.”

Right out of Adolf's

Right out of Adolf's playbook!

I am so used to people calling Obama, Hitler

I never even made the connection. This guy is scary.

How about

☪The Ayatollah Santorum

Serious infowar weapons in this htread

++++++++++

Breaking:

Rick Santorum Tax Returns Reveal K Street Pimp - Insider trading

Biggest compensation came health care industry and pushing for legislation that favored companies he held stock in.
http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpp/news/politics/local_politics...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum released four years of federal income tax returns on Wednesday night, showing a sharp rise in his personal wealth spurred by his growing work as Washington-based corporate consultant and media commentator.

Santorum, 53, has sold himself in the Republican primaries as both a social conservative and a Washington outsider, stressing his family's coal-mining background and his appeal to religious and working-class voters. His personal finances tell a different story, detailing the trajectory of a politician who grew more prosperous in the Senate and became a millionaire afterward, at times capitalizing on his Beltway connections.

The former Pennsylvania senator's tax returns show that his annual income surged from nearly $660,000 in 2007 to $1.1 million in 2009 before slipping to $923,000 in 2010.

Santorum's wealth doesn't come close to the multimillion-dollar fortune amassed by Mitt Romney's high-finance prowess or Newt Gingrich's smaller but still-lucrative blend of foundation and consulting work. But his newfound affluence reflects his close ties to Washington's business and lobbying circles during his 12 years in the Senate and his smooth transition into their world after he left office.

His federal income taxes rose from 2007, when he paid $167,000, to $310,000 in 2009, then dropped to $263,000 in 2010. Santorum paid a combined tax rate of 28 percent over the four years, putting him in a high tax bracket but not in the top 35 percent. Gingrich paid an estimated 31 percent, according to his federal returns, while Romney paid 14 percent because many of his earnings came from investments taxed at a lower capital gains rate. Both Romney and Gingrich recently disclosed income tax returns.

Santorum's 2010 tax returns show he made more than $550,000 in media and consulting fees — paid to him through a corporation he set up, Excelsior LLC. The previous year, Santorum made more than $820,000 in fees, also paid through the same firm.

Last year, Santorum disclosed investment and real estate assets totaling as much as $2.5 million. In his presidential financial disclosure spanning 18 months between 2010 and 2011, Santorum also listed $1.3 million in income as a consultant — much of it coming from media appearances and corporate work on behalf of health care, energy and social conservative interests.

Rising to GOP leadership in the Senate as Republican Conference chairman, Santorum pushed to expand the influence of Republican-leaning business interests. As conference chairman, he headed GOP Senate communications efforts and met regularly with GOP-leaning business and lobbying figures. He raised more than $550,000 from lobbyists during his unsuccessful 2006 Senate re-election campaign.

After his Senate defeat, Santorum did not register as a lobbyist, but he aided corporate and other interests as a consultant. He was paid $142,500 by Consol Energy, a Pennsylvania-based energy firm with numerous Appalachian coal mines. The firm has lobbied against Obama administration efforts to tighten limits on greenhouse gas emissions.

Santorum also was paid $65,000 by the American Continental Group, a D.C. lobbying firm with an assortment of corporate clients, and $125,000 by the Clapham Group, a Virginia firm that aids religious rights organizations. He benefited from media work, earning $230,000 for appearances on Fox News and more than $80,000 for stints as a radio commentator.

Santorum was also paid nearly $400,000 in compensation and stock options as a board director at Universal Health Services, a hospital management firm, after he left the Senate in 2006. He also owns up to $250,000 in Universal stock. As a senator, Santorum had sponsored several unsuccessful bills that would have secured more Medicaid funding for hospitals run by Universal and other medical firms in Puerto Rico.

Santorum also owns five rental properties in State College, Pa., worth $500,000 and $1.25 million, but also with as much as $750,000 in mortgage debt, according to his presidential disclosure. His taxes show that he took mortgage and depreciation deductions on those properties, and also that he sold more than $23,000 worth of stocks in 2010.

Santorum and his wife, Karen, took standard deductions each year for their seven children, the returns show. In 2007, the Santorums took a $4,000 charity deduction for giving away "clothing, footwear, accessories and household items." That year, the family moved into a larger home in the Virginia suburbs of Washington.

Santorum and his family now live in a four-bedroom northern Virginia house on five acres assessed at $1.4 million in 2010.

The tax returns were first made available Wednesday night by Politico.

Religious Christian Conservative Republicans RCCR vs Nazis

I joined the libertarian party in 1978 in Denver, and so came to know Dave Nolan. I voted for RP in 1988. I attended BOTH Nevada state republican conventions in 2008. I have spent much time pondering the concepts of liberty, morality, and associated concepts and have begun to write on the subjects. If you do a search on the two words orwells boot, I will be at the top of every list that comes back under the name factotum666. You may think that orwell makes that search to specific
even though it gets over 3 millions hits. Very well, try tyranny and boot. I am not number 1, but am still on the first page. Now that you have some idea about who I am:

There are, of course, many ways of classifying people. I would like to address four questions to groups that can roughly be classified as belonging to one or more of the following groups, religious Christians, conservatives, and republicans. For ease of use, I will refer to these people as RCCR. Rick Santorum is an archetypal version of an RCCR.

1. Given that by every known measure of which I am aware, the organized Catholic Church does everything in its power, at all levels, 1.) To protect practicing pedophiles, and in fact to see that they have a study supply of new unwary victims. 2.) Has never, again to my awareness, voluntarily offered help or aid to victims, but rather 3.) Has, whenever possible attacked the victims and their families. 4.) Sheltered and helped to avoid legal sanctions every and all of its staff from the consequences of their criminal behavior (See Bernard Cardinal Law as a classic example) and finally 5.) Continues with an official policy that any such behavior is strictly and internal Church Matter, not to be brought to the attention of civil authorities, thereby maintaining as its official position that the church has a right to act as accessories after the fact in criminal matters.

Compare the behavior of the church in dealing with the pedophiles and child rapists in their midst to the effort that they have put into preventing people from getting access to birth control. And what does Jesus say about all this?
"While he never mentions a fetus or abortion, he does say this about actual living children:
"See that you do not despise one of these little ones, for I say to you, that their angels in heaven continually behold the face of My Father who is in heaven" (Matthew 18:10). Jesus tells us not to despise or look down upon the least powerful and significant (by human standards) of humans.

Given this, why exactly, would any rational person look to the church as any kind of Moral Authority? They are no different from the Mafia, with a code of silence, whose first and primary loyalty is to the "family", and any problems are dealt with within the "family."

Question 2. RCCR want an every growing government. They want a military that can invade any country at any time (The Chaney 1% rule), a government that reserves to itself the right to be involved in almost all important private family decisions including what you can eat, how you can medicate yourself, life and death decisions, major health decisions, the type of sex you can have and with whom you can have it. Of course this is all in the name of morality, family, the sanctity of life (except of the civilians in the countries that we are invading) The RCCR wants to use religion as a factor in who can be elected to office. Since many of them believe in the literal word of the bible they wish to kill gay men who practice their sexuality. Given their stated hostility to people like me, an unbeliever, akin to a pedophile, it is easy to see that like the Nazis there would be death camps, the difference being that instead of Gays and Jews being sent to those camps, it would be unbelievers accompanying the queers. Since Jews are now the favorite pets of the RCCR. Now, if some RCCR feels offended by my comparing them to the Nazis, then explain the invitation by CPAC to people like Peter Brimelow. Another difference is that the RCCR currently promotes private gun ownership. But other than promoting gun ownership, and prefering to put Queers into death camps rather than Jews, what other differences are there between Nazis and RCCR?

Question 3. Given that almost all of what the RCCR stands for can be shown to be directly against the teachings of Jesus, is is possible that the RCCR are actually agents of the anti-Christ as foretold by revelation? A Point by point demonstration of this would take up a lot more space. I have a friend who is a genuine follower of Jesus and very knowledgeable in the bible, relevant history, and context. Unlike me, a Darwinist, he is a young earther. He does agree with me on the first sentence in this paragraph

Question 4. The RCCR keeps making statements akin to America is number 1. By what measure? Yes we have by far the largest military, have invaded more countries, killed more civilians. We also have the largest economy. But we also have the most number of people in prison, and by far the most number in prison per capita. Among first world countries we have we spend way more on health care, with much poorer outcomes. Our population is also not as well educated or knowledgeable. We have way more homeless. We have a gini index which puts in line with China, Mexico and Venezuela among others. and is much greater than that of any other first world country. Now you may think that is wonderful, but may also explain why we have social problems more in line with Argentina and other second world countries since the GINI coefficient tracks well with measures of social disfunction. For example, even disallowing the homicide rate for blacks we have by the highest homicide rate of any first world nation. We also have far more child abuse So exactly how are we "Number 1"?

Feel free to ignore me as I am a Jewish agnostic who has never had sex with a child or sanctioned that behavior, or protected a person who has done that, or approved of that kind of behavior. I also live more closely to the words and teachings of Jesus than most Christians of whom I am aware, Especially those who are rich, powerful self righteous Christians who specialize in judging others and appear to be without sin, since they are so anxious to "cast the first stone" :-)

Livin' on a prison planet...

Livin' on a prison planet...

Any vote to increase the debt

Any vote to increase the debt ceiling is a favor to the Federal Reserve banking monopoly

Frothy also lied and pretended to be a veteran lol

http://www.dailypaul.com/213984/rick-santorum-pretended-to-b...

"If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom — go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, an

This one screen shot captures

This one screen shot captures ALL of what Santorum's candidacy is about.

He is the IMPLIED conservative. Not based in any fact. Just IMPLIED.

Gained Weight?

I read the first URL listed where it is claimed Santorum's wife sued because she "gained weight." I didn't notice the weight gain mentioned, but if it was it was a minor part! I don't know how the case turned out, but it was pursued because of apparently very painful back pain problems after treatment, and alleged errors in treatment. Some points may perhaps be made against Santorum here, but to say it was over a weight gain appears deceitful if you read the link supplied with the article. I know it's hard to check everything out. I have been guilty of not checking carefully enough on matters that seem to support Dr. Paul. But errors of fact only come back to harm our cause.

Point --ouch!

taken.

I was going off of memory --something I read on one of those Santorum hater sites.

I should have just stuck to the cap limit issue.

The point still IS the cap limit

When it comes to limiting ("capping") tort case damages, Mr. Santorum - who's a lawyer, remember - proved to be very much a "here's for you but not for me" hypocrite.

"In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for. As for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." [H.L. Mencken]

I know they all watch Drudge Report

But do you know how we can invite Levin, Rushbo, Beck and Hannity to come and look into Santorum's record?

Nothing in his record will disappoint any of those neo-cons.

His record is why they support him.

My guess is that they already have...

looked into Santorum's record. But if Romney is indeed the GOP's 'Anointed One', they won't attempt to take-down Santorum unless he becomes a viable threat to their guy. But I think the front they put on to their loyal followers is the 'Anybody But Obama' mantra - unless that anybody is Ron paul, of course.

I think that's why all the Levin/Rush/Beck/Hannity-ites are embracing either Romney, Gingrich or Santorum so superficially and blindly: Because they've been brainwashed into believing that Obama is the apex of all political evil and that America will be just fine if we just get him out of the White House. None of the aforementioned GOP shills have done anything other than distract their attention from the insidious root problems that are the true source of our country's ills...

I'm not arguing your points...

I'm just questioning this: "I think that's why all the Levin/Rush/Beck/Hannity-ites are embracing either Romney, Gingrich or Santorum so superficially and blindly: Because they've been brainwashed".

I'm not sure that a lot of these people, and others, are brainwashed. I think there is a good chance that they have such a vested interest in the current system, mostly financially, that they believe they have too much to lose if they don't support the establishment, corrupt or not. Sometimes it's easier to say I'm voting for Santorum because I know he's God's choice than it is to say I'm voting for him because I own the same stocks and I know he's going to protect my wealth.

No, I see what you're saying...

You make a good point. But to clarify (if needed): By listing Levin/Rush/Beck/Hannity-ites, I mean primarily their followers/listeners, and not so much the personalities themselves. Nevertheless, I do agree that many of the average, everyday voters also have the vested interests in the status quo that you allude to...

I guess the question then becomes: Which of them are aware of their underlying allegiances, and which are oblivious to them?

And Mark Levin endorsed him!

And Mark Levin endorsed him!

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