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They´re Off!
Townhall.com, by Jackie Gingrich Cushman

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 7/24/2014 9:03:09 AM

In the Georgia Republican runoff this week, David Perdue won the right to represent Republicans in the general election this fall. His win has placed the final piece of the puzzle for the political landscape this season in Georgia. With less than four months until the fall election, not a minute can be wasted by either side. The Senate race has become an oddity, with two CEOs (one business, one non-profit and both with politically recognizable family names) vying to become the next United States Senator from Georgia. David Perdue, (former Republican Dollar General CEO and cousin of former Georgia Gov.

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Since I do not trust Senate republicans I will vote for Michelle Nunn

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/24/2014 9:16:35 AM     (No. 9937916)

Yes, OP, so you have told us several times. I remain unimpressed by your "logic".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Susannah, 7/24/2014 9:17:53 AM     (No. 9937917)

Op, Perdue isn´t a senate Republican. He´s not in the senate. But, by all means, vote for Michelle Nunn, who will vote for Harry Reid. I can´t think of a better way to advance the conservative cause than by voting for Democrats and keeping Harry Reid in power!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/24/2014 9:20:03 AM     (No. 9937920)

One has a record of good business practices, the other uses her father´s name. She is the equivilant of Chelsea Clinton.
Suggest OP vote for Perdue and consider it a vote against Harry Reid.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/24/2014 9:25:27 AM     (No. 9937928)

My vote is against thad cochran. I will not forget Mississippi.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Daylily, 7/24/2014 10:22:58 AM     (No. 9938040)

While I may not trust ´some´ Republican senators, I don´t really trust ´any´ Democratic senators. This household will cast two votes for Perdue (who of course is not yet a senator).

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Reply 6 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 7/24/2014 11:05:30 AM     (No. 9938123)

Noting burger of an article, especially if you live in these parts.

Interesting some of the comments on this thread.

Please allow me, one more time, to paraphrase Erick Erickson of Red State, "Michelle Nunn´s last name and experience level are exactly the same."

Vote for her at your (and our) peril.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: dman, 7/24/2014 11:13:03 AM     (No. 9938140)

We need to be selective about this. We are not out to defeat all Republicans, just the RINOs. Mitch, Thad, and Lamar(!) must go, among a few other RINOs. We must support conservatives where possible to minimize Harry Reid´s Senate count. Then let the chips fall. We want to send the proper message to D.C.: we demand a conservative Senate, not just a GOP majority.

Immigration "reform" (a.k.a. amnesty) is the issue. Make these candidates define what they consider to be amnesty. To many of us, granting any legal status to illegals - no matter what their emotional heartstring tugging tale - is amnesty. It is not just the pathway to citizenship. We also know that any legal status will be quickly followed by the citizenship argument that we cannot have two "classes" of residents in the country.

Again, make these candidates define their terms.

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