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The Downside of Orthodoxy

Matthew492 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 1:23 AM
Add in the blistering attacks of Christie on the Republican congress for forking over enough pork, his naive belief in man-made global warming and finally his apparent readiness to jump on the gun-ban bandwagon, and you can see why a lot of conservatives take issue with him.
t252 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 6:11 PM
Sarah Palin said it best: It's easy to cut spending when you are broke.
t252 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 5:41 PM
t252 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 5:37 PM
and his complete ignorance of islam.
Matthew492 Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 1:24 AM
Sorry, should be "for NOT forking over enough pork"

It's a safe bet that most conservative Republicans would rush to support a political leader with the following record, especially in a traditionally Democratic state:

-- Reversed a $2.2 billion deficit and brought it into balance without raising taxes, largely by reduced spending and eliminating wasteful and unaffordable programs, allowing for a projected fiscal 2014 budget surplus of $300 million.

-- Bipartisan pension and benefits reforms, saving the state $120 billion over 30 years.

-- Streamlining government by eliminating 5,200 government jobs.

-- Vetoing tax increase bills three times while cutting taxes for job creators.

-- Reforming the nation's oldest teacher...