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Chris Christie lashes out at
'know-nothing disgruntled Romney
staffers' who criticised him for
refusing to attend campaign rally
with Mitt after Hurricane Sandy

Daily Mail (UK), by Hugo Gye

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Posted By:pineledger, 11/8/2012 5:20:57 AM

Chris Christie has been under fire from Republican insiders ever since he he performed a U-turn and started praising Barack Obama's response to Hurricane Sandy last week. And now the governor of New Jersey has lashed out at anonymous aides to Mitt Romney who have criticised him for refusing to attend fundraising events for the GOP presidential candidate. The outspoken figure, a strong supporter of Romney over the past year, described his critics as 'know-nothing, disgruntled Romney supporters' who did not respect the duty he owed to the people of his state.

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I will never, under any circumstance, cast a vote for Chris Christie.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: shamus, 11/8/2012 5:30:39 AM     (No. 8998675)

I'll vote against Christie. He helped Obama win.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/8/2012 5:41:26 AM     (No. 8998682)

I don't want Christie or Rubio. The only person I have faith in right now is Jindal and I pray he's our next nominee.

It's funny how McCain got more votes than Romney and I'll bet it was because of Palin. Yet she was snubbed by the establishment and not allowed to speak at the convention.

The Ryan VP pick bought absolutely nothing to the ticket.He doubled down on Romney's supposed strength and scared people into thinking there was going to be massive spending cuts along with SS and Medicare being rewritten.

I said back in 2010 when Angle was running and making privatization of SS her main issue,was a huge mistake. Republicans are fools to keep bringing up entitlement reform when it only means old people's programs., If entitlements are the issue,make it welfare and getting rid of this stupid birthright thing that enables the mom to loot the system.

Leave effin old people out of the conversation.These people are self funded with the payroll tax.People working 3 months a year and getting 5 grand back on earned income is stupid and opens the door to fraud like crazy.Working single women use a welfare recipients kids SS numbers to steal earned income money and of course an Obama led government couldn't care less.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 11/8/2012 5:53:56 AM     (No. 8998687)

Q: What's more pathetic than a blatant, desparate whore?

A: One that weighs over 300 pounds.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 11/8/2012 5:58:13 AM     (No. 8998690)

Desparate, desperate..what's the diff?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 11/8/2012 6:02:07 AM     (No. 8998691)

Christie is one hamburger from a heart attack, he's toast no matter what.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: RosietheObserver, 11/8/2012 6:02:20 AM     (No. 8998692)

The democrats have learned about bread and circuses.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: vwlarry, 11/8/2012 6:09:20 AM     (No. 8998695)

Judas is alive, and he weighs 400 pounds and lives in Jersey. I hope he CHOKES on his 30 pieces of Obamamoney.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Janjan, 11/8/2012 6:10:28 AM     (No. 8998696)

Christie is a social liberal who became a temporary rising UTube star in the Republican party mainly because he was cleverly snarky with the teachers union in NJ. This election was more important than the 'people of New Jersey' and far more important than Christie's re-election prospects.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: doodah, 11/8/2012 6:13:22 AM     (No. 8998700)

Wonder if the machines in the battleground states were already stacked or messed with before the doors were opened on election day or maybe many fraudulent absentee votes were added to the tally in all these states? We know how down and dirty Chicago is and we know Axelrod was adament that he would NOT have to shave his mustache off. Why were the two most respected pollster, Gallup and Rasmussen, wrong on election day? They have never been wrong in the last several presential elections, especially Rasmussen? Why was it such a shock when none of the Repubs candidates won in any of these states except two who were far ahead, and it would look suspicious if they did not win? I truly believe, and I don't know how, but the election was stolen. Remember those pollster in PA who kicked out the Repub pollster judge for a couple of hours or more in the am before voting until a judge ordered them back in? What were they doing those hours without supervision? Ulstermann mentioned something about this and showed all the data and could not believe with all the different categories going for Romney that he lost, he believes that some Repubs had to be involved, but I do not believe that, it was the CHICAGO MAFIA, I truly believe! Sure, it's a cliche "the election was stolen", but WONDER IF THIS TIME IT WERE TRUE? Just saying!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: provide, 11/8/2012 6:14:48 AM     (No. 8998702)

Let Vinnie Bag a Donuts join the Boss's band as a tambourine shaker.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: civilservant, 11/8/2012 6:19:54 AM     (No. 8998706)

One of the themes yesterday was how the next four years we on the Right get to say "I told you so"......

Well, for four years I have SCREAMED about Christie NOT being a conservative, nor even the best man for the job in NJ, or even promulgating legislation that will work. I WAS SHOUTED DOWN.

I told you so.

Eh, it doesn't feel good. I'd rather have my Country back.

Please remember CC"S perfidy when the next Perfect Republican comes along.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: yatahay, 11/8/2012 6:23:19 AM     (No. 8998709)

Feet of clay and acres of fat. Is he the sucker or the suckee?


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Reply 13 - Posted by: Wayneright, 11/8/2012 6:37:55 AM     (No. 8998715)

When you throw some peanuts out the elephant will follow you around

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 11/8/2012 6:41:44 AM     (No. 8998720)

This was already old news yesterday and now it's back up as a new thread.

If you losers want to sit around scapegoating the governor of NJ for the election loss go ahead.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: sanchin, 11/8/2012 6:46:37 AM     (No. 8998725)

OH don't worry about Christie being the presidential nominee next time because he will simply be the VP pick to get the NE vote. NO our brilliant Republican leaders will choose Jeb Bush and force him on us! Why? Because he has inroads in the Hispanic community and the right views on immigration, he was governor of Florida with one of the largest Hispanic populations, and well his father and brother were president soooo it will then be his turn. So just relax and let the Republican Establishment take us down the same road election after election.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: civilservant, 11/8/2012 6:48:57 AM     (No. 8998727)

You can keep carrying CC's water #14,but the fact is, CBS exit polling had Sandy response as Important to Very Important to almost HALF the respondents.
If we only kept the %15respondents who said Important THE COUNTRY WOULD NOT BE IN PERIL.
CC is now and always has been a traitor to the Party and the Country.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Wetlandz, 11/8/2012 6:52:03 AM     (No. 8998734)

I should state we need not blame Christie or any storm for Obama. We would've lost this thing.

It was the takers. I even blame some of my own family here in Florida brainwashed Er braindead from the MSM.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: gerty, 11/8/2012 6:55:48 AM     (No. 8998738)

Wow! Another ugly, post-election realization--Christie is a closet democrat!

While I am posting here--since I don't see anywhere else to voice my observation (without The Connection): There is something terribly wrong with all the outcomes of the major battles. I don't believe in coincidences on this scale. I also do not believe 'they' out-number 'us' yet!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Judith, 11/8/2012 6:56:43 AM     (No. 8998740)

Poor thing, he must be feeling desperate. He just realized that with that hug and gushing praise, he killed his future.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Rob_NC, 11/8/2012 6:57:17 AM     (No. 8998741)

...come on folks,Christie didn't have a thing to do with Mitts defeat ....if you think so..then we really are out if touch with the populace ...93%blacks..70%latinos..women.....no the right has some soul searching...white folk percentage is down to 72%..... its not rocket science .
..Christie is in the middle of a $***storm..now snow....wake up my friends......

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 11/8/2012 7:02:50 AM     (No. 8998751)

#14 spent over a year going, "Mama, Mama, why won't Sarah Palin run? Or Todd? Doth they not underthdand that we worship their periodic dropping of human waste?"
Grow up, dumbass.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: pickle1, 11/8/2012 7:17:46 AM     (No. 8998771)

He sold the people of America out.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: The Patriot Code, 11/8/2012 7:27:51 AM     (No. 8998788)

What's up with RINO governors who have the initials C.C.? Charlie Crist man-hugged zippy when Florida received some stimulus money and now he's doing ambulance chaser commercials for Morgan and Morgan.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: spincut, 11/8/2012 7:37:03 AM     (No. 8998808)

Dittos to #9. This election result just didn't make sense in so many ways. Remember, Obama came out of ACORN, whose whole purpose is to steal votes. Obama had full 1000% from unions, another organization who has a long history of stealing elections. Holder made sure there were no photo requirements for voting, which fight vote fraud. Hopefully someone will be digging into and analyzing the results. Yes, it's hard to imagine 3-4 million stolen votes. No, it's not impossible, but if it happened, there will be a trail, if someone is seriously looking for it.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Southern Oracle, 11/8/2012 7:37:41 AM     (No. 8998810)

Doesn't matter anyway; Christie's goose has been cooked. ...And eaten.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: LAW428, 11/8/2012 7:40:28 AM     (No. 8998813)

The Mrs. and I took a trip to the East coast awhile back and happened to engage a local New Jerseyite in a conversation about taxes and politics. She told us not to be fooled by Christie and his rhetoric, because he's not all he presents himself to be.

I'm seeing him to be less substance and more self-aggrandizing blowhard these days. BTW, anyone who sheds a tear over a phone call from Bruce Springsteen is a pathetic loser.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Nimby, 11/8/2012 7:41:49 AM     (No. 8998821)

Tubby chubby is a democrat in republican clothing!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: god of irony, 11/8/2012 7:42:42 AM     (No. 8998824)

Notice how Christie goes right to the Sal Alinsky liberal playbook and engages in name calling. But don't worry the "conservative" Ann Coulter excused him because he was bringing home the bacon.

#3 your point is wrong, it was the "freakin old people" that voted for Romney.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Catherine, 11/8/2012 7:50:07 AM     (No. 8998841)

It was obvious to me Christie had been told what to do and how to do it. He looked like a whipped dog during O's visit. Obama and his people are scary dudes. They didn't get where they are by being squeamish about threats and such.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: CEP, 11/8/2012 7:57:01 AM     (No. 8998856)

How can Christie lash out at anything, his arms don't go farther the his belly.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: iamtinman, 11/8/2012 7:57:56 AM     (No. 8998857)

Governor, I believe that if you have any presidential plans, You're going to need those "Know nothing disgruntled Romney staffers" in 2016. They are not the enemy, the democrat candidate, whoever she will be, is!

So for your own sake, tone down the unnecessary rhetoric against your party.



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Reply 32 - Posted by: heneverlies, 11/8/2012 7:59:15 AM     (No. 8998864)

Gov. Christie is getting a lot, a lot of flak and hate directed towards him. He is a large target due to his embrace of Obama. Many think he was used by our kenyan guy. Sweet words were sung into his ears by Mr. Asbury Park Springsteen, an august sage who will always see the truth, right?

Reminds me of Hanoi Jane sitting on that gun mount, or Kerry saluting as he "reported for duty" but others who actually were in a war with him called him dangerous, phony and even cowardly.

Chris has joined an "elite" group of dummies only he is too stupid to realize it...for now. Perhaps with some couch time, a shrink might be able to penetrate his refusal to realize his "needs" as manifested by his embraces, both in food and that neo-marxist guy who let him fly in Marine I.

Perhaps...but don't bet on it!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: hoopsfan, 11/8/2012 8:05:57 AM     (No. 8998871)

Fredo, you're dead to me.



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Reply 34 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 11/8/2012 8:16:10 AM     (No. 8998901)

He lashed out with his flippers.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: disasterman, 11/8/2012 8:18:07 AM     (No. 8998906)

Next election? 0bama wins the next two easily. Yes, I said it. Why? Because eight years is simply not enough time to fix the mess he inherited. It won't be long before the left starts yammering about doing away with the two term limit on the office of the POTUS. Tuesday's result proves that there are more than enough idiots in this once great country for them to get away with it. Harry Reid should start pushing for a $30T debt ceiling right away, because that's where we'll be by the end of the won's fourth term.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: aindyin, 11/8/2012 8:22:43 AM     (No. 8998922)

Pi$$ on that a$$hat, just another RINO.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Newtsche, 11/8/2012 8:32:20 AM     (No. 8998953)

POS- piece of suet



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Reply 38 - Posted by: privateer, 11/8/2012 8:33:24 AM     (No. 8998957)

CC is a miraculous conundrum: a gutless tub-of-guts!

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Reply 39 - Posted by: connor, 11/8/2012 8:33:59 AM     (No. 8998959)

There is nothing to look forward to and nobody on the horizon. It does not matter who we pick for the next presidential candidate because the media will demolish them. They have won. We are finished.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: lylacat, 11/8/2012 9:09:16 AM     (No. 8999066)

I used to hink Chris Christie was presidential material. No more. Christie's speech at the convention was bad. He showed really poor judgement in endorsing 0bama for his own self interest. Christie in my book is toast. Christie has no future.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: AGGW, 11/8/2012 9:22:49 AM     (No. 8999102)

I'm with # 9. 0 knew that the election day totals would be "fixed" in his favor, maybe by numerous ways. That's why he wasn't concerned in the first debate. He knew the election was going to be his regardless. The better performance in the next two was only window dressing because they hadn't anticipated the public noticing.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: chicodon, 11/8/2012 9:23:48 AM     (No. 8999106)

Sorry Chris. You're toast as a Republican. Better change parties.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: birmingham, 11/8/2012 9:37:25 AM     (No. 8999140)

Oh, it's not just Romney staffers who are disguntled, Chris. You threw the Repubs under the bus and drove over your own party.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: Salt5792, 11/8/2012 9:53:59 AM     (No. 8999187)

Christie has ended his role as a Republican of consequence.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: tulunk, 11/8/2012 9:54:33 AM     (No. 8999188)

#35 said it for me. We are headed for a one party one leader future. Obama has successfully thumbed his nose at the Constitution and there was not a peep from GOP leadership. He will get to appoint at least two more SC justices, who will OK a "Living Constitution" and the two term limit will disappear. I am sick.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/8/2012 10:14:46 AM     (No. 8999275)

He sold the country down the river to preserve his cushy job. And to think that I thought he should have been on the ticket! im not wrong often but wow what was i thinking. Let's get some electoral "revenge" of our own and primary Oblahma's NJ cuddle pig.

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Reply 47 - Posted by: stanley, 11/8/2012 11:54:27 AM     (No. 8999634)

arlen spector's large ghost

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Reply 48 - Posted by: Malia2012, 11/8/2012 12:45:12 PM     (No. 8999800)

What #21 said... Watching C.C. told me everything I needed to know about him at the Convention when he did his best impression of obama with his I, I, I, me, me, me, self-indulgent-bragging-"key-note" address, and grudgingly mentioned Mitt Romney the CANDIDATE, at the end of his self-promotional-speech. Hope he takes his 30 pieces of silver and leaves us alone.

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Reply 49 - Posted by: tisHimself, 11/8/2012 12:50:24 PM     (No. 8999813)

Funny, I don't recall any Romney enthusiasts expressing concerns about Christie when he was campaigning for Romney in the spring, or when he was being floated as a possible vice presidential candidate.


When you reach the point where you are openly disingenuous about the things you yourself said, perhaps you should pack up your mirror and look out the window at the real world.

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Reply 50 - Posted by: MsMontana, 11/8/2012 1:13:40 PM     (No. 8999860)

I used to be interested in you Christie. I might have voted for you at some point.

I won't now.

Bye Christie....I'm not interested in RINO candidates.

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Reply 51 - Posted by: RUReadyY3K, 11/8/2012 1:14:51 PM     (No. 8999861)

Blowhard, bully and kiss-ass.

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Reply 52 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 11/8/2012 3:01:30 PM     (No. 9000171)

I will not vote for any candidate from east of Indiana and North of North Carolina. No politician can survive in those regions without being a giver of free stuff. That includes fatso.

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Reply 53 - Posted by: AntiStatist, 11/8/2012 4:37:58 PM     (No. 9000424)

What is it about governors with the alliteratice initials C.C. that give themselves over to being squishes?

Christie's this year's Charlie Crist.

Christie's shown quite a streak of ingratitude for the support the GOP provided him. When the GOP needed him he helped himself.

He may as well go full-on traitor.

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Americans who are buying insurance plans over online exchanges, under what is known as Obamacare, will have limited access to some of the nation’s leading hospitals, including two world-renowned cancer centres. Amid a drive by insurers to limit costs, the majority of insurance plans being sold on the new healthcare exchanges in New York, Texas, and California, for example, will not offer patients’ access to Memorial Sloan Kettering in Manhattan or MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, two top cancer centres, or Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, one of the top research and teaching hospitals in the country. High quality global

Birds Will Attack
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Slate, by Nicholas Lund    Original Article
Posted By: pineledger- 12/6/2013 2:24:55 PM     Post Reply
Konstantin Kakaes had a lot of good evidence to work with for his article debunking the promise of Amazon’s drone deliveries. The FAA doesn’t allow autonomous flight. Drones are too small and unreliable. They’ll cost Amazon a fortune to maintain and oversee. Kakaes had so many facts in his favor, but he left out a big one: Birds are going to hate these drones.(Snip)The difference for Amazon’s drones is that the birds will be chasing them. Unseen to us, the skies are checkered with fiercely defended bird territories. Open-country raptors—hawks, eagles, kites, harriers, etc.—don’t take kindly to interlopers on their

Why Kanye West Is
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Wall Street Journal, by Christina Binkley    Original Article
Posted By: pineledger- 11/28/2013 6:23:43 AM     Post Reply
In a major rant at radio host Sway Calloway this week Kanye West went full tilt against the fashion establishment that is preventing him from unleashing his artistry-in-apparel on the world: “I am Warhol. I am the No. 1 most impactful artist of our generation. I am Shakespeare in the flesh. Walt Disney. Nike. Google. Now, who’s going to be the Medici family and stand up and let me create more? Or do you want to marginalize me til I’m out of my moment?” Dear Kanye Warhol-Shakespeare-Disney-Google-West, So you want to be a fashion designer! You actually did launch a



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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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