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I vote for....

Discussion in 'Polls Forum' started by Ruiz, Dec 8, 2011.

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  1. Newt Gingrich

    4 vote(s)
    26.7%
  2. Mitt Romney

    4 vote(s)
    26.7%
  3. Ron Paul

    2 vote(s)
    13.3%
  4. Rick Perry

    1 vote(s)
    6.7%
  5. Michelle Bachmann

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Rick Santorum

    3 vote(s)
    20.0%
  7. Jon Huntsman

    1 vote(s)
    6.7%
  8. Gary Johnson

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Ruiz

    Ruiz New Member

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    Another check with the board, who are you supporting? Have you changed your mind? Have you changed who you favor through the last few months? Also, list the first few you eliminated in your mind and then your alternative if you cannot choose your #1 choice.
     
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  2. David Lamb

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    If there was a choice for "Other", that would have been mine. I don't get to vote for any USpresidents. :laugh:
     
  3. Melanie

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    If I had the vote i would HAVE to vote for the guy called Newt.....I mean come on.....if I was named after a wee fish and stood for public office I would have to have the courage of a lion..:thumbs:
     
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    You left out "None of the above". I haven't heard of any of them and am not in the least interested in politics since politicians are pathological liars.
     
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    What about Buddy Roemer?
     
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    Mitt Romney because I think he's the best chance to beat Obama. Some people don't like him because he's a mormon but I don't care God can use anyone he wants.
     
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    Have you ever studied just what Mormonism is LOL..... Its nuts....take another look.:smilewinkgrin:
     
  8. webdog

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    Are we voting for a pastor or a president? It should be noted mormons view the constitution as almost holy writ.

    I couldn't vote in this poll...the "no idea" option wasn't available. I'll check back after the primary.
     
  9. Earth Wind and Fire

    Earth Wind and Fire Well-Known Member
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    Clearly you & I are very different people.
     
  10. PamelaK

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    I have bounced around between Cain, Paul, and Newt, not necessarily in that order, but think I have finally settled on Santorum for the primary, although I guess that could always change in the next month. It seems to me from all I have read so far on the candidates, he is the best on the sanctity of life at each end of the spectrum of age. But, I may have missed something, and so will still be listening and reading closely til primary day in our state.
     
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    We are if you require the president to be a christian with correct doctrine
     
  12. seekingthetruth

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    Webby, I usually agree with all of your posts, but I do have reservations about this one.

    First of all, who would represent fundamental Christian morals better than Christian? A president is not your pastor, but he is your leader, do you want Christian leadership or Mormon, Islamic, ect, leadership?

    Secondly, a man seeking the guidance of the HS as he rules is by far the ideal person to rule our nation. Looking to John Smith or Mohammad for guidance is not going to benefit us one bit.

    Personally, would I trust my children's future with Christian leadership 100 times more than anybody else's.

    Now, here is the problem. Obama claims to be a Christian, but his policies and his actions show completely the opposite. Soooo, how do we know who really leads in a Christian way, and under the guidance of the HS?

    So yes, I would always cast my vote for a born again Christian no matter what....the only problem is identifying the true born again Christian.

    John
     
  13. Ruiz

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    I didn't have "none of the above" because that is really not a realistic answer. We have the candidates above, and those are the candidates we should choose.

    I am surprised more people have not voted; I wonder why some are still on the fence.
     
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    Romney is not my first choice, but he may be the only one that can beat Obama. And I'd vote for PeeWee Herman before I would Obama.

    John
     
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    Both Newt and Mitt make me uneasy. I like Michelle Bachman but I don't think she's quite ready. Ron Paul has some positions that I like, but he makes me uneasy, as well.

    Huntsman? Naw, not for me.
    Right now I'm leaning toward Santorum.

    The dilemma always seems to be there for the Republicans. Do we vote for the one whose views we like, or do we vote for the one who can beat Obama?

    So are we willing to accept the less-than-perfect candidate who can beat the President? Or is ideological purity the primary concern?
     
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    Gingrich makes me nervous too.

    Hummm, now maybe if he make a promise like, "No new women".

    Rob
     
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    He DID!! Three times! and he broke it at least 3 times! :tear:
     
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    So you are basically saying at the time this poll was conducted I have to know who I'm voting for...and not take the time to research further before actually voting in my primary months from now? I'm surprised anyone voted this soon!
     
  19. Ruiz

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    We are less than a month away. As well, we have had most of these candidates since May, knew most of them since April. For me, I began eliminating people in May and officially endorsed my candidate on September 8, though I had all but decided on this person in August. Except major issues arising, I think there is plenty of information about each candidate to make a decision.

    I do not think you will find much more about these candidates.

    For the record, the first person I eliminated was Newt. I eliminated him before he announced his candidacy for many of the reasons I have argued against him in the last few weeks. I also eliminated Cain early before hearing about his affairs. Bauchman interested me enough to consider her for a short time, but I probably eliminated her after the 2nd or 3rd debate.

    I often wonder why people wait so long and with less than a month to go, it is time to make your decision.
     
  20. webdog

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    my primary is not until the summer, and I will keep my options open right up until the primary. Its foolish to take such a concrete stand with 7 months to go. That's a ton of information that can still be made known and chewed over. What if it surfaces Ron Paul is a cross dresser? :)
     
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