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Christie crackdown ups scrutiny
over Obama´s scandal response

Fox News, by Staff

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 1/10/2014 11:16:44 AM

While New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is getting hammered over a close aide´s involvement in snarling traffic as an apparent act of political retribution, he´s nevertheless set himself apart from the Obama administration in his response to scandal. The punishment in Trenton was swift. The governor said at a press conference Thursday that, within minutes of seeing incriminating emails, he fired his deputy chief of staff. He also sidelined his former campaign manager, nixing a lucrative contract and shutting him out of a plum job at the helm of the state GOP. Two Port Authority officials previously had resigned. By contrast, the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hotrod, 1/10/2014 11:47:57 AM     (No. 9686989)

After reading varios threads and posts about the Christie issue, I am convinced that democrat trolls are among us, posing as radical right-wing conservatives. They always come out with (apparent) vicious attacks, filled with bile and hatred, against anyone who is not ´´conservative´´ enough.

This creates a split between the radical right- who can never be satisfied unless EVERY conservative issue is fully embraced by the candidate- and the rest of the party.

The democrats profit greatly when conservatives fight each other. By the way, I am not talking about the Tea Party when I mention the radical right. The Tea Party folks are not the radicals! The Tea Party(s) is a diverse group of people, primarily concerned with the problems of big government and high taxes.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/10/2014 12:05:33 PM     (No. 9687011)

I won´t argue your point about the Dem trolls among us, #1. However, I think they pose more as go-along-to-get-along GOP moderates than ultra-right wingers.

Thanks for the clarification on the Tea Party tho...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mildred, 1/10/2014 12:26:53 PM     (No. 9687028)

The Republican party is not as split as the MSM wants to tell us it is. Exaggeration is all they have. The big problem is the size of government at the local, state and national level. If Christie didn´t know this was going on with his employees and didn´t approve it as he says, why not? Something this big (or as petty) should need his approval. Instead we have layers upon layers of employees who act as children in hopes of getting some attention. This is a brouhaha over nothing. Stupid? Yes. Let´s move on.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 1/10/2014 12:28:37 PM     (No. 9687030)

Sooooooo . . . what do you have to do or say to qualify as a Radical Right Wing Conservative around here?

Just for clarification.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 1/10/2014 12:43:38 PM     (No. 9687042)

Let´s see now. A commuter has a panic attack while stuck in traffic.

A US border patrol agent is murdered with a firearm provided by AG Holder.

No doubt the msm is focused on the panic attack.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: starboard, 1/10/2014 1:47:57 PM     (No. 9687119)

#1 Thank you. It´s been obvious to me for a long time that there is some fomenting going on from ultra conservatives pretenders. And as you well know...never trust a Democrat. They are very good at playing dirty tricks on their opponents. In fact, I wouldn´t be surprised if Christie has a few more moles left on his team.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 1/10/2014 10:42:38 PM     (No. 9687613)

If #4´s a Radical Right Wing Conservative, can I be one too?

The truth is, while there have always been site pests and trolls, conservatives of good faith have been disagreeing here since I joined up. Wait--let me rephrase that!--since BEFORE I joined up. Typical areas of differential priorities are: Election pragmatics v. conservative principles; libertarian bent v. religious belief; security at home v. responsibilities abroad; and, more recently, TEA Party v. GOP.

Our circle of agreement tends to expand and contract depending on the issue and the candidate. People have their preferences, and things do sometimes get a little rough around edges.

I myself am far less worried about who might be joining our salon than who is leaving it. For more than a decade, I read Veritas here as my favorite poster. I miss him now and post this in his honor.

I wish I´d had a chance to say goodbye.

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