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My Opinion On the GOP Presidential Candidates for What Its WorthPosted Wednesday, January 4, 2012, at 3:48 PM
When, Rick Santorum's poll numbers started rising in the past week, I felt he'd probably win the Iowa Caucus. Eight votes shy of winning is a victory for conservatives.
In my opinion, Romney is a moderate who is trying to sound like he's Reaganesque. McCain endorsing him is a sign. Republicans had moderate Dole and lost to another term of slick Willy. Moderate McCain lost to Obama in '08. If Romney wins the GOP nomination, he will lose this November. That's scary!
Newt Gingrich is now in 4th place and will probably stay behind Santorum and Romney until his money runs out or he has too many losses to go any futher. he did a phenominal job as Speaker of the House during the Clinton years. His Contract with America helped our economy, even though Clinton and his liberal media takes the credit. We all know different. Unfortunately, he will probably not be the conservative alternative to Romney. Rick Santorum seems more and more that candidate. We will see what New Hampshire does in their primary. Both Huntsman and Bachman votes will probably go to Gingrich and Santorum. Perry's will too once he drops out of the race. I was listening to Hannity interview Gingrich on the radio. Gingrich has only good to say about Santorum. My guess is, when Gingrich drops out of the race, he'll endorse Santorum.
Ron Paul is the spoiler. he cannot win the nomination. If he would, he'd lose to Obama, big time! His views on world affairs and our military are way out of the mainstream.
My opinion is, the Missouri GOP ought to vote for Santorum in the Missouri Caucus.
Question: Is there anything in this blog entry that has a "Voice of God approach" to it?
Richard D. Swift
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Dexter MO 63841
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My wife Susan (Sue) and I have lived in Soddard County since September of '96. We both graduated from Bible Missionary Institute, our denomination's small four year Bible college in Rock Island, Illinois. I was born and raised in Pomona, California while my wife was raised in Monmouth, Illinois. I am an ordained minister in the Bible Missionary Church. We attend and are members of the Dexter Bible Missionary Church. I've been employed by Tyson Foods for 14 years. My wife is a CNA. I've always been conservative in my political views and have always been active in politics and the Pro-Life movement. My politics have not always been Republican. From 2003-2009 I was vice-chairman of the Prohibition National Committee, the steering arm of the Prohibition Party. In '09, I joined the Constitution Party of Missouri. But, I've been attending the GOP rallys and club meetings since last year and have been campaigning for certain Republican candidates since we moved to this area. I'm on the SEMO Life Chain Committee.
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