Thursday, January 19, 2012

Thursday Night's Debate Thoughts

Apparently, I need to go back to watch the beginning to see Newt go after the "moderator". Seems he asked Newt about his ex-wife and Newt slammed him. Awesome!

Jumping in 30 minutes late. Just now hearing Romney's answer about Obamacare, which I like, but I'm wary. Romney is the one who wanted Romneycare. Actions speak louder than words.

Gingrich - the voice of reason. People are skeptical of Washington. Ooo, nice slam against Obama offering health insurance to kids under 26. "Elect us and we'll provide jobs so your kids will move out".

Niiice, Santorum, pointing out that Romney has nice words, but has stood by Obamneycare. I think if something happens to Gingrich in this race (Heaven Forbid), then he'll be my next choice. I like health savings accounts, although think that should be up to the people and government shouldn't have a hand in it at all.

Ewww, Romney is defending his universal health care plan. Ewww, ewww, ewww!!!! This bugger is going to get the nomination, isn't he?? You arrogant $%^&!!!! Hinting that those that don't agree with his plan "don't care about people who don't have health insurance". Spare me. You sound like Obama. Get off the stage!!

Nice, again, Santorum, pointing out Romney's hypocrasy! I'm liking him more and more.

Romney talks a big game, but all I see is a wolf in sheep's clothing.  They are all sure getting heated up, aren't they? The three of them anyways.... Poor Ron Paul is getting ignored in the corner. "Congressman's getting lonely down here" - referring to Paul.

Ouch! Look at Santorum and Gingrich going at it! Poor Ron Paul is like the little kid that no one will pass the ball, too. I'm sorry - he may have good ideas, but when I hear him talk, all I see are his supporters, running around in tin foil hats.

HAHAHAHA omigosh!!! Will you look at the three of them staring at Paul when he goes off on his tangent about military spending overseas?!?! They are all looking like he took off his pants and is running around the stage in women's underwear!! haha Classic. This debate is better than any reality TV show out there.

Oh, Romney, quite trying to paint yourself as a "Washinton outsider". Gimme a break. I realize that's the most popular thing to be, but, honey, you are anything but. All the "Washington Outsiders" are gone.

Romney talks a good game, but would you ever be fooled if you didn't know his record. Good gawd.

Yeah, why the hell are people so preoccupied with releasing tax records?? Who cares???? Let's get to some real issues. I do like Romney's idea about releasing them when they are down to one nominee. I think it's an absurd practice, personally. Quit making a big deal out of nothing. This is bullcrap.

The rest of the candidates think Paul is insane.

"You are asking a Conservative about the economic standings of Hollywood". Way to go, Newt!

Ohhh, Santorum. I'm sooo disappointed in you!! There ARE laws against pirating and copywrite! Government shouldn't stick their nose in this and we aren't saying "anything goes" on the internet. Hands off!

Point for Paul - "This bill is not going to pass, but watch out for the next one."

Eh... I like most of Gingrich's "amnesty" plan, but I disagree that you can't sever ties with illegals that have been here 20+ years. Doesn't matter. If they cared about staying, then they would make sure they stayed here right. Don't give me the crap about splitting up Grandmothers & Grandfathers from their grandchildren. That's a liberal tactic.

I'll admit, I liked Santorum's answer about illegal immigration the best thus far. If they have been here for 25 years, then they have also broken other laws - they've worked for that time and probably have stolen someone's social security card. Good point.

YES!!!!!!!!!! Newt resolving to drop the lawsuits against the states that are defending our country from illegal immigration!!!

Poor Paul. Shame on the "moderator" for skipping over him and shame on him for the crowd having to call attention to him.

I'll have to watch Gingrich go after the moderator tomorrow. Jamie Dupree of WSB said it was not to be missed.

Anyone else watch Romney each time he speaks and think "Please not Romney, please not Romney, please not Romney"??

Wonder who will drop out next? I'm thinking Santorum or Paul, but it won't be for awhile... They'll hang in there a bit.

Monday's Debate

A few thoughts at Monday's debate:

  • Rick Perry needs to go. What's that rubbish about "demanding" Romney release his income tax records?
  •  Does Rick Perry remind anyone else of a younger Mr. Rogers? All that's missing is the vest. Oh crap, he's a pilot...

  • Ohhhhh, I spoke too soon - "I think the noise you are looking for is a gong". Got to hand it to Perry for that one. Nice, witty response.
  • Oh geez, Ron Paul... "a golden rule in foreign policy"??? How can people like this guy?!?!
  • And as much as I rag on Romney, he had a pretty good answer about going after our enemies and strengthening our military so much so that no one will dare mess with us.
  • Booo for Romney wanting to detain American citizens w/o a trial if they are deemed "dangerous" by the president. Thank you, Santorum.

    (And not completely unrelated, but Ron Paul laughs like Renfeld.)
  • Wow... Gingrich is on fire during this debate! Did you just hear his response about improving unemployment by teaching skills to workers so one day they can own the job? Wow, just blew me away.

    (And I'm snickering at everyone getting their panties in a wad that Ron Paul only got one question in the first 35 minutes.)
  • Romney is certainly an artful dodger, isn't he? (And a little bit arrogant, too.)
  • Wow, is that really Santorum going after Romney? "I'm looking for an answer to the question first". He's on fire, too. I'll admit, I never saw that coming. Have to admire him for that. Romney looked like a deer in headlights. "I'm asking you to answer the question. That's how you got the time {for the response}. It's actually my time." Way to go, Santorum!
  • Am I ever sooooo glad that Bachmann is out of these debates. My poor ears finally got a rest!