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Mitt Romney is running for Senate in Utah
Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 2/14/2018 12:16:37 PM

(Video) - Former GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is running for the Senate in Utah. Three people with direct knowledge of the plan tell the Associated Press Romney will formally launch his campaign in a video on Thursday. His first public appearance as a Senate candidate is scheduled for Friday in Utah. The people who provided the information asked for anonymity because they were not authorized to talk about Romney´s plans in advance. Romney, who is 70, is seeking to replace 83-year-old Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch, who is retiring after more than 40 years in the U.S. Senate. The former Massachusetts governor

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Another possible future thorn in Trump´s side. This should make McCain happy, if he lives so long.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: daisymay, 2/14/2018 12:22:29 PM     (No. 11543613)

I would like to see a young, retired Military person run against Romney. I don´t think it´s a slam dunk that Romney is going to win!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: seesfarwoman, 2/14/2018 12:27:21 PM     (No. 11543616)

One RINO to replace another RINO. It´s the recycle your RINO plan.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 2/14/2018 12:35:16 PM     (No. 11543630)

RINO "Flutters Befuddled" Romney is not a shoe-in candidate, even in Utah. He has a whole lot of baggage.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 2/14/2018 12:43:51 PM     (No. 11543640)

Good!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lindamay, 2/14/2018 12:46:19 PM     (No. 11543644)

Romney is positioning himself to run against President Trump in 2020.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: viking diver, 2/14/2018 12:47:49 PM     (No. 11543648)

Romney is a carpet bagger doesn´t even live in Utah, but since he is of the local religion probably doesn´t matter to the state election commission.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: califedup, 2/14/2018 12:50:44 PM     (No. 11543652)

Rats. I voted for this clown squish when he bent over to Ex-Dictator Obama when he ran for president. Big regret that I am not a resident of Utah so I can vote for anyone but Romney.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: FormerDem, 2/14/2018 12:52:44 PM     (No. 11543657)

i think he is positioning himself in case Trump is impeached, which Trump won´t be. once he realizes that, he´s gonna hit the highway. betcha he does not finish six years.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: radrelic, 2/14/2018 1:10:55 PM     (No. 11543676)

Romney is a shoo-in. Trusted in Utah.

He will not embarrass Utah by undermining the president.

And he sure won´t be buying Russian type dossiers in underground intrigue like McCain.

Like Hatch he i smart enough to see the advantage the Trump wave gave for the implementing of GOP ideals and policies.

But will be interesting to watch (and listen to the anti-Mitt/Mormon resistance?)

He isn´t running as president in 2020 bar national tragedy that would impel him IMO. Mitt is establishment GOP. IMO he knows he cannot win the presidency as he called himself in 2012 or ´16, a "flawed candidate".

That flaw, his religion that carries 150 year old baggage in some GOP demographics, flips in Utah where character counts (sometimes more than it should when political parties collide? ie, render unto Caesar or vote for issues not persona? )

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Cousair, 2/14/2018 1:29:05 PM     (No. 11543694)

Why have an election?
Honor Romney by giving the seat to him by acculmation
All the democrats will vote for him and 30% of the republicans. He’s bounced all over the country from, Utah, Michigan, Massachusetts and could not even defeat Obama. Next he will be heading to Oregon..

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Reply 11 - Posted by: F15 Gork, 2/14/2018 1:32:05 PM     (No. 11543697)

Never underestimate the GOP’s ability for running a known loser.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/14/2018 1:35:40 PM     (No. 11543701)

I despise Romney, and Hatch for stabbing Trump in the back, just like Hatch has been doing to conservatives every time.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: watashiyo, 2/14/2018 1:48:04 PM     (No. 11543714)

He lost the presidency and how embarrassing it´ll be, if he loses this one.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: harper, 2/14/2018 1:49:52 PM     (No. 11543716)

The devil works in mysterious ways [and always to the advantage of Dimmis.]

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Reply 15 - Posted by: cheeflo, 2/14/2018 2:01:22 PM     (No. 11543725)

Isn´t that called carpetbagging? Romney continues to slide in my estimation.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: hamrman, 2/14/2018 2:25:36 PM     (No. 11543751)

So what, who really cares?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Polecat49, 2/14/2018 2:33:56 PM     (No. 11543761)

Have the so-called utah ?republicans? totally lost what is left of their ?brains?.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Packard Man, 2/14/2018 2:36:01 PM     (No. 11543766)

Do you automatically meet the residency requirement when you land at the airport in Utah?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: ebuilder, 2/14/2018 2:46:48 PM     (No. 11543779)

Have you ever seen Utah skies at nightfall? Haunting. Strangely beautiful. The same for Moab, Zion, Monument Valley, the city of wide streets built around Tabernacle. Was Joseph Smith a false prophet, who deceived the world with a false Christianity, using "seer stones" and an "angel" named Moroni? Nobody cares. We are,as Obama told us a Post-Christian country. Everyone loves the great controlled moral character of the Mormon people. In Mormon scripture which, lets face it contradicts and supersedes the Bible for Mormons making all other Christians "idiots", lies a story of a man who comes along in the latter days "when America hangs by a thread" and saves it. Many believe Bishop [sic] Romney is the man. Who else could it be? Harry Reid? Even though he is tied in to the Bush money people and the same New World Order people who are "one resist tactic" away from breaking us and the world economy, what Utah true believer could not vote for Romney? He runs not only for the addiction to power i his DNA, not only what he intends to do to Trump. Its not where the money comes from which is just a means to an end. All his friends take that money, and he knows they are slimier than he is. Its his destiny, and the new Jerusalem in Missouri may depend on him. Of course, you can´t really discuss this. Its absurd. Its out of the canon of approved thinking.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 2/14/2018 2:55:39 PM     (No. 11543788)

Upon landing at SLC, he asked for directions to Fenway Park.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: mean Gene, 2/14/2018 3:36:16 PM     (No. 11543830)

Mitt´s been endorsed by Orrin Hatch who hired Rob Porter.
So, there´s that.
Utah authorities got reports about Rob Porter´s spousal abuse from more than one wife yet did nothing.
So, there´s that.
IF Americans in & out of Utah care about women they will vote "other-than-Mitt."



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Reply 22 - Posted by: citizen, 2/14/2018 3:39:51 PM     (No. 11543833)

Oh goody, a northeast liberal running in Utah as a RINO and an enemy of PT. Spit.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: zeldafitzg, 2/14/2018 4:00:25 PM     (No. 11543849)

It was not his religion that tripped him up. It was his lack of backbone. He had the opportunity to go on the attack with Obama, and he did not do it. He should have girded up and won that election.

As for now, we do not need another anti-DT.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: JediJerry, 2/14/2018 4:15:21 PM     (No. 11543862)

Hand picked by Mitch and the US Chamber of Crony Capitalists. Maybe after he loses this run he will just go away quietly and pack the family sataion wagon up with the dog in a crate bungee’d to the roof rack and find a nice sandy beach in Florida.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 2/14/2018 4:45:20 PM     (No. 11543887)

What party affiliation is he claiming this time?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: dirtyjersey, 2/14/2018 5:25:17 PM     (No. 11543925)

He supports open borders, and did everything possible to screw Trump. He is the Jeb! of the Great Salt Lake.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/14/2018 7:10:59 PM     (No. 11543996)

Big Whoop.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/14/2018 7:14:29 PM     (No. 11544002)

Someone always pulls out the Mormon card. That makes no diff, but they do it anyway. We have Mormons in our family, going back generations. No big deal to any of us.

We don’t like Mitt. Fooled once. Never again. He is despicable.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: John56, 2/14/2018 8:26:46 PM     (No. 11544083)

Maybe if the Utah Democrats can find their Doug Jones ... conservative until election day, a safe liberal vote Once he reaches the Beltway, the Dems might steal this seat. Heck, if I lived in Utah I might vote for the Democrat.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Judy, 2/14/2018 9:52:12 PM     (No. 11544165)

How can you trust someone who does Not stand up for his own party ot President?

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Reply 31 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 2/14/2018 11:02:46 PM     (No. 11544204)

Mitt Romney opposed his own party´s presidential nominee during a critical election. That alone should disqualify him from public office as a representative of that party. Nevermind later sucking up to that same man for a job.

Mitt Romney is shameless. But we can still be ashamed of him. Don´t elect him.

Anyone But Romney.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: winnie1, 2/15/2018 8:08:20 AM     (No. 11544406)

Willard is treating his run for the Senate as if voters are waiting with bated breath. Mittens we are just not into you. We see you as another poison pill in the RINO party Like Graham, McCain and Flake.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Rinktum, 2/15/2018 8:30:16 AM     (No. 11544436)

Ugh. If there is anything we have learned from the President is that the American people want someone willing to fight for them; someone who is unafraid to respond to the lying media; and someone who understands the importance of restoring this country to its greatness. This does not describe Mitt Romney. He trashed our candidate viciously and then lobbied him for a job. So which is the genuine Mitt? Here’s a hint: whichever one benefits him more. Yep, I guess that’s the depth of his integrity. Trust him at your peril. He’s in it for Mitt.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: M2, 2/15/2018 8:49:55 AM     (No. 11544467)

Romney bumper sticker: "Whatever"

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Reply 35 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 2/15/2018 10:05:42 AM     (No. 11544577)

Just what the Republican Senate needs. Another globalist RINO fake Republican who could care less about the general public. Maybe he will run as a Democrat. It would be a better fit.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: NotaBene, 2/15/2018 10:37:53 AM     (No. 11544610)

Trump gets a new McCain. It never ends.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: nevernaught, 2/15/2018 12:15:05 PM     (No. 11544717)

Why not, he owns houses in just about every state in the Union. Well possibly not, but he does own one in La Jolla, California

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Reply 38 - Posted by: squid, 2/15/2018 12:36:55 PM     (No. 11544749)

It never ends... RINO, Mittens, Willard, loser. Like him or not, Romney will probably be a senator from UTAH. Tough. Deal with it. Or don´t deal with it. Just continue to demonstrate your intelligence by calling him another name.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: O.G.´s Mom, 2/15/2018 1:56:56 PM     (No. 11544820)

Ken Cucinelli if you read this site I hope you and your Senate Conservatives will primary this LOSER and run a spectacular, conservative against him.

These RINOS, who sat on their hands through the lawless Obama regime, now want to take on Trump. They must be defeated along with the Dems.

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Reply 40 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 2/15/2018 2:47:21 PM     (No. 11544855)

Romney will never be as bad as McCain. He´s probably as conservative as Hatch. Would you prefer to have a Democrat take this seat?

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Reply 41 - Posted by: John C, 2/15/2018 3:37:19 PM     (No. 11544915)

The MA Gov. who refused to take issue with argue judge who gave MA gay marriage.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 2/15/2018 3:49:46 PM     (No. 11544928)

I would rather have an enemy in front of me than a traitor behind me. When Democrats attack what is needed to save my country they look partisan and cheap. They own it. When Mitt Romney does it, he looks bipartisan and "statesmanlike." He helps sell it.

Romney likes looking "statesmanlike." Not one Republican voted for Obamacare. If one had, it would have damaged every effort to repeal. A Senator Mitt Romney will give them that one vote when they really need it.

Don´t let him.

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Reply 43 - Posted by: mean Gene, 2/15/2018 4:45:39 PM     (No. 11544978)

I voted for Romney in 2012 when I lived in California.
I thought that his Mormonism
would have no real impact on public policy.
Then I moved to Utah and saw the stranglehold LDS has on the politics and culture here.
They believe in unfettered immigration.
I will be voting "Anyone but Romney" (includes dems.)

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commentary for the rest of the Olympics

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Washington Post, by Cindy Boren    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 2/18/2018 9:18:15 AM     Post Reply
Adam Rippon, the openly gay figure skater who helped the United States win a bronze medal in team competition and became one of the biggest breakout stars of the PyeongChang Olympics, has gotten his first big break before the Winter Games have even concluded. Rippon, a darling of the competition for saying things that have been at turns smart, creative, and refreshing for viewers, has been hired by NBC as a correspondent for the rest of the Games. NBC confirmed the news, first reported by USA Today, with Rippon expected to work on TV as well as the digital and

Vonn unlucky in super-G loss,
then she whined about it

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MSN Sports, by Chris Chase    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 2/17/2018 8:14:15 AM     Post Reply
Lindsey Vonn didn´t have to make any excuses for her sixth-place finish in Saturday´s super-G at the 2018 Winter Olympics. TV analysts, newspaper writers, Twitter users and fans were already making them for her: Since Vonn happened to be the first skier out of the gate, she was at a tremendous disadvantage, one that proved fatal when she slipped near the end of the course, costing her precious time that would have easily won her gold. (Snip) But then Vonn went on NBC and complained about it herself. She transformed from a sympathetic figure to a poor loser in a

The Left Is Reaping the Whirlwind
of the Culture They Made

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PJ Media, by Andrew Klavan    Original Article
Posted By: sagman- 2/17/2018 7:06:32 PM     Post Reply
"For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind." Hosea 7:8 It was after a school shooting near Spokane last September that Spokane Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich addressed a clutch of reporters: When I was in high school, every one of those rigs in the high school parking lot had a gun in the gun rack. Why? We went hunting on the way home. None of those guns ever walked into a school, none of those guns ever shot anybody... Did the gun change or did you as a society change?

23 passengers booted from Carnival
cruise following ´bloodbath´ of a brawl

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Fox News, by Michael Bartiromo     Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 2/17/2018 4:24:55 AM     Post Reply
Around two dozen Carnival Cruise Line passengers were removed from the Carnival Legend on Friday following a violent brawl that one onlooker described as a “bloodbath.” The Carnival Legend was scheduled to dock in Melbourne on Saturday following a 10-day trip through the South Pacific, but was forced to make an unscheduled stop in Eden, New South Wales, where police unloaded the unruly passengers, 9 News Australia is reporting. Witnesses say the fight broke out very early on Friday morning between a large extended family, guests and staff members, and grew to the point where fellow passengers were “truly scared for [their]

Romney open to new gun measures
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CNN, by Maeve Reston    Original Article
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Mitt Romney said Friday that the nation must act swiftly to address the scourge of gun violence, stating that he was open to tougher measures like "enhanced background checks" if they would help keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill. "What happened is unthinkable and unimaginable," he said after offering prayers for the victims of the Florida shooting. "We must take action to prevent tragedies like this from happening again." Speaking at a fundraising dinner held by Utah County Republicans in his first official appearance as a U.S. Senate candidate, Romney said he hoped to see the state generate

Trump Is Making MS-13 Stronger
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New York Times, by Óscar Martínez    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 2/17/2018 3:21:32 PM     Post Reply
San Salvador - Last week, President Trump torpedoed an immigration deal put forward by a bipartisan group of senators. The Senate responded by rejecting his own, harsher plan. By the end of the week, the immigration debate seemed deadlocked between the fate of the Dreamers and the fate of the wall. But one thing is clear: Any plan that purports to make America safer by making it harder for immigrants to obtain legal status and increasing deportations will actually do the opposite. These proposals, embraced by Mr. Trump, are the same decades-old policies that helped transform Mr. Trump’s archenemy, Mara Salvatrucha

When Will We Have the Guts to Link
Fatherlessness to School Shootings?

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PJ Media, by Susan Goldberg    Original Article
Posted By: MissMolly- 2/18/2018 4:40:09 AM     Post Reply
Now that the gun control advocates have had their fifteen minutes of fame, let’s start focusing on the real issues impacting the rise in school shootings since that infamous day in Columbine in 1999. Issue number one that no one in the mainstream media or government wants to acknowledge: fatherlessness. Specifically, the impact of fatherlessness on the boys who grew up to become school shooters. Dr. Warren Farrell, author of the new book The Boy Crisis, explains: Minimal or no father involvement, whether due to divorce, death, or imprisonment, is common to Adam Lanza, Elliott Rodgers, Dylan Roof and Stephen Paddock. In the


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