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Nominees and Direction Clarifying for 2016 Presidential Race

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posted on Jan, 13 2015 @ 03:43 PM
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PLEASE Ben CARSON!




posted on Jan, 13 2015 @ 03:54 PM
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a reply to: amazing

I hardly think we're "doomed." Obama's a lame duck (in more ways than the most obvious). Although it's debatable if he is still "beholden" to the deal he made with Bill Clinton in 2012: Bill would stump for Obama for re-election, if Obama promised to push Hillary in 2016.

(She's damaged-goods now anyway, between her foreign-adventurism that ended with people dead in Benghazi, and the fact she never pushed for an IG for State the entire four years she was there. She was instead oh-so-consumed with throwing money at bff Huma. So Kerry finally hires an IG, and the first thing he found was that $6 BILLION was "missing" at State.)

I'm leaning GOP, since they have multiple candidates who qualify for my top criteria: a successful former governor with proven problem-solving creds, crisis-management and budget balancing. But, as usual, it'll be the Big Money donors who'll end up choosing the GOP candidate. (But most of them are successful businessmen, and would never support a dud like we have now in the Oval Office.)

Paraphrasing Bette Davis: "Better buckle up, it's going to be a bumpy few years 'til the election."



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 05:51 PM
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www.rasmussenreports.com...
RIGHT NOW, ROMNEY HAS A DOUBLE DIGIT LEAD, WITH JEB BUSH A DISTANT SECOND
But with 19% of GOP voters undecided between Romney and Bush, it's still an open field.

The most revealing aspect of this new Rasmussen poll, is that 60% of Republicans want a "fresh face" for 2016, and are worried that the U.S. is developing an unofficial group of royal families (mainly Clinton and Bush) with too much influence over government and politics.

www.independentamericanparty.org...
A FULL 1/3 OF VOTERS ANYMORE ARE INDEPENDENTS
And they are gaining more members, as the dysfunctional Dems and hard-line GOP lose registered voters.



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 06:54 PM
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With a crowded GOP field aiming for the Presidency in 2016, GOP movers-and-shakers are arranging events for the various candidates to be seen and evaluated by party faithfuls, as early as next weekend.

www.washingtonexaminer.com...
GOP MINI-CONVENTION IN DES MOINES SATURDAY, ARRANGED BY REP. STEVE KING, WITH OVER A HALF DOZEN SPEAKERS AND PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, and former Sen. Rick Santorum are all going to speak. As well as Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Dr. Ben Carson, among others.

www.washingtonexaminer.com...
BILLIONAIRE GOP SUPPORTERS, THE KOCH BROTHERS, HOSTING SUNDAY RETREAT IN PALM SPRINGS, HIGHLIGHTING THREE LESSER KNOWN 2016 GOP CANDIDATES
Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Marco Rubio of Florida will take part in a discussion of domestic issues being moderated by ABC News White House correspondent Jonathan Karl. It will be more of a conversation than a debate, with conservative activists and donors from around the country in attendance.

(NOTE: This is a good way to evaluate the large field of candidates, and who the donors/activists want to support. This may pare down the large field of candidates early, and offer good training for the eventual televised Debates. With paper ballots for the 2016 Election, we may actually get winners that match the polls - like in 2014, and UNlike 2012!)


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posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 07:10 PM
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My original GOP favorite for 2012 was Jon Huntsman - who was just breaking out with name-recognition in the West, and garnering excellent support from editorials as "the GOP's adult in the room" - when he was pressured to abruptly drop out.

He is beginning to speak out now, but is more "testing the waters" than saying he wants to run again. All I can say, is that if a GOP candidate wins, Jon Huntsman is THE best choice for Secretary of State - or even VP.

www.politico.com...
POLITICO SERIES - OCTOBER 2014 - "LESSONS FROM LEADERS" WITH JON HUNTSMAN



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 07:23 PM
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I use to vote republicans before George Bush and the Iraq invasion. I would seriously consider John Huntsman.



posted on Jan, 24 2015 @ 10:06 AM
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Me too. I don't think he has a chance in an already crowded GOP field quickly dividing up the mega-money donors. But here's what they were saying about him in 2011:

www.newser.com...
HUNTSMAN'S TAX PLAN: GOVERNMENT SHRINKAGE PLAN WINS HIGH PRAISE FROM "WALL STREET JOURNAL"

www.businessinsider.com...
HUNTSMAN'S ECONOMIC GROWTH AND JOBS PLAN DEEMED "IMPRESSIVE ... BETTER THAN WHAT WE'VE SEEN FROM (THE OTHER GOP) FRONTRUNNERS"

www.huffingtonpost.com...
JON HUNTSMAN DID GREAT IN LAST NIGHT'S DEBATE - BUT IS "TOO REASONABLE" TO BE NOMINATED

If 60% of Republican voters want to see a "fresh face," instead of another political-dynasty-name nominated, Huntsman should be at the top of their list.

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posted on Jan, 30 2015 @ 12:04 PM
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www.abovetopsecret.com...
MITT ROMNEY WILL NOT RUN FOR PRESIDENT

www.rasmussenreports.com...
64% OF LIKELY GOP VOTERS AGREE WITH ROMNEY'S DECISION NOT TO RUN
Due mainly to his name-recognition, Romney was leading the pack of the 9 most prominent Republican candidates. But upon closer inspection, he only had 24% support among likely GOP voters.

www.realclearpolitics.com...
KEY ROMNEY DONORS AND LONGTIME STAFFER MOVING TOWARD JEB BUSH

So the "handwriting was on the wall" for Romney, and I applaud his courage to step back and pull out early. Instead of running an ego-campaign that goes nowhere, snarling the field and confusing the public about the candidates who could win.



posted on Jan, 30 2015 @ 12:21 PM
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That does not matter. Less than half of eligible voters actually vote and most of those who show up at the polls are the ones who are easily influenced by political ads and the propaganda MSM pushes.

As we get closer to election time, it will be obvious to those of us who are somewhat aware that the oligarchy will get who they want.

From what I can gather, Ron Paul actually won the Iowa caucus in 2012, but the party could not have him as a frontrunner for the party so they manufactured a victory for Santorum. The old guard of the Republican party did not allow Ron to have a chance, just as the will blackball Rand from the 2016 election. Go back and watch how unfair the debate tactics were when Mr. Paul was on stage.

Remember our presidents are not elected, they are selected; handpicked by the oligarchy.



posted on Jan, 30 2015 @ 02:49 PM
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Thanks for your reply. But personally, I don't think it's that cut and dried. Yes, Bilderberg "annointed" Hillary as the next Dem. nominee for the Presidency, but I think that was mostly arm-twisting by Bill. And her poll numbers continue to slowly tank:

nypost.com...
(Dec. 2014) HILLARY'S FALLING ODDS
In the last big Quinnipiac Poll, she was one point behind Romney. With Romney out, it'll be interesting to see how the rest of the GOP candidates shuffle. But Hillary's favorables will continue to decline, as more and more comes out about Benghazi, and her serious health concerns that some in the GOP swear will keep her from running.

And I firmly believe the voting system was jerry-rigged for both the 2008 and 2012 elections - and handed to the Dems and Obama on a platter. By 2014, most states had let their glitchy voting machines fall into disrepair, and 70% of the population voted with paper ballots. Guess what? We finally had a new century election that accurately reflected the polls and the "will of the people"!

Rather than believing the war-profiteer elitists are calling all the shots in our Presidential elections, I think we need to just get back to paper ballots the Techy Dems can't hijack.

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posted on Jan, 30 2015 @ 02:57 PM
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You may be right about Hill-dog....

Jebby however seems like GOP's golden boy right now.



posted on Jan, 31 2015 @ 01:50 PM
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I agree, Jeb Bush is consolidating his forces, and telling his staff to "act as if I'm running." But with Romney out, the biggest change I'm seeing right now, is a flat-out attack on Killary:

www.washingtontimes.com...
HILLARY CLINTON'S 'WMD' MOMENT: U.S. INTELLIGENCE SAW FALSE NARRATIVE IN LIBYA

www.washingtontimes.com...
TRIPOLI TAPES REVEAL THAT THE PENTAGON AND CONGRESS STOPPED HILLARY'S MARCH TOWARD NEEDLESS WAR IN LIBYA
Apparently the Joint Chiefs of Staff opened their own communications with Libya, and told them that Hillary was pushing for a "military solution", and wasn't letting crucial intelligence get to the President.

nypost.com...
HOTEL MAGNATE TIED TO CLINTONS AVOIDS JAIL TIME

www.americarisingpac.org...
LONG-TIME HILLARY SUPPORTER - INDICTED-FOR-CORRUPTION SHELDON SILVER



posted on Jan, 31 2015 @ 03:43 PM
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I am voting for a real american. Granted the odds are slim to none, but at least its not throwing votes away on the 2 liar system.

Redneck for 2016. Right now he only has a FB page, but he is registered to run in the election, and if you watch his videos and talk to him, he is what we need.
A domain will be up and running soon.

www.facebook.com...



posted on Feb, 5 2015 @ 01:56 PM
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Here's the latest with the some leading contenders in the Presidential Race:

thehill.com...
JEB BUSH AND ERIC CANTOR TEAM UP FOR FUNDRAISER

thehill.com...
LIBERAL GROUP FILES COMPLAINT AGAINST JEB BUSH, CLAIMING HE VIOLATED CAMPAIGN FINANCE LAWS
The same source has also filed complaints against Chris Christie, Gov. Scott Walker and Mike Huckabee.

thehill.com...
RICK PERRY BRINGS MORE THAN 80 MAJOR DONORS ABOARD

thehill.com...
HILLARY INSIDERS SAY CAMPAIGN HEADQUARTERS WILL BE IN BROOKLYN
Same place new AG Loretta Lynch was a federal prosecutor. That should make for some like-minded coziness.

thehill.com...
TEAM OBAMA DEPARTURES: LONG-TIME CLINTON SUPPORTER JOHN PODESTA GOING TO HILLARY'S "LIKELY" CAMPAIGN
Longtime aide and confidant Dan Pfeiffer is leaving the White House. And John Podesta is also leaving, to take a role in Hillary's "likely" presidential campaign. (No replacement yet for Pfeiffer, but Podesta will be replaced by Brian Deese of the Office of Management and Budget.)



posted on Feb, 5 2015 @ 03:01 PM
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Yet Carl Cameron reports Hillary may headquarter to be the Queen of Queens ...

www.washingtonexaminer.com...
POLL: GOP CANDIDATES IN THEIR HOME STATES ARE IN A STATISTICAL DEAD HEAT AGAINST HILLARY
Also, Jeb Bush has nabbed coveted speaking role at influential Conservative Political Action Conference (Feb. 25-28 in National Harbor, Maryland).



posted on Feb, 9 2015 @ 12:39 PM
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Some Republican insiders think Hillary has health issues, and is just looking for the right excuse to NOT run. Maybe this is it:

www.redstate.com...
BILL CLINTON'S UNDER-AGE GIRLS SEX SCANDAL

Can they bury this scandal as fast as they have their other scandals?

spectator.org...
(Sept. 2014) THERE'S NO CONFRONTING THE CLINTON MAFIA



posted on Feb, 15 2015 @ 08:40 AM
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If you are a fan of "Game of Thrones" and their medieval game of Who-gets-stabbed-in-the-back-next?, then you will positively love what's going on in Hillary's campaign-to-be-announced:

www.nytimes.com...
CALL OFF THE DOGS
Gentlemanly John Podesta just quit as Obama's "adviser", to go try and bring order to the bloodthirsty Machievallian canines at Clinton, Inc.

Hope he wears Kevlar, and has an anti-snake bite kit in each pocket ...



posted on Feb, 23 2015 @ 07:14 AM
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Here's one of the most bizarre non-stories I've read yet this Political Season:

www.washingtontimes.com...
CONSERVATIVE PHYLLIS SCHAFLY ASSAILS GOP FOR TRYING TO CORONATE JEB BUSH

This whole item is bizarre. First of all, she's 90 - and the photo used is from the 1970s. Then the comment is apparently plucked from out of the air, with a vague allusion to the idea that she wrote it somewhere. Which is never clarified, nor a source listed. So where did it come from? A speech, a book or an editorial?

Or Take-No-Prisoners Clinton, Inc.?

www.washingtontimes.com...
THE TICKING TIME-BOMB FOR HILLARY: A LONG CLINTON TRADITION OF TAKING FOREIGN MONEY AND FAVORS - EVEN FROM MEGA-CRIMINALS

There is already evidence a former DHS official once in charge of their Immigration Program, had allowed "child pornographers, criminals and narcotics traffickers" buy their way into the U.S. thru the controversial "$500,000 Green Card program for foreign investors." And it all started with major criminals allegedly throwing mega-money at Bill Clinton's White House.

OK, so the choice may come down to coronating the very decent Jeb Bush - or coronating Hillary and giving the King and Queen of Sleeze a "Never Can Prosecute" mandate for life. Gosh, that's a tough one, let me think about it ...
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posted on Feb, 23 2015 @ 07:19 AM
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I'll vote for Jeb Bush when Hell freezes over.



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