Published: Thursday, Jan. 9 2014 11:35 a.m. MST
I See NOTHING, I hear NOTHING, I know NOTHING!, I didn't know Sgt.
Christie was in Hogan Heroes!We Conservative Republicans will never
SUPPORT an undocumented Republican like Christie!
Seriously, his road closed? He would never survive a Republican primary. Did
the author forget about the Tea Party and the current qualifications they
require to lose a national election?
If this man bumbles his own state, I see no reason to vote him into higher
office. *'AP: Lawmaker seeks hearing on NJ gov's chopper
use' - By Angela Delli Santi - AP - Published by DSNews - 06/02/11 'TRENTON, N.J. — A Democratic state lawmaker said Thursday
she'll convene a hearing into (Republican) New Jersey Gov. Chris
Christie's use of a state police helicopter to fly to his son's
baseball game. (sic) '(Chris) Christie's (Gov. Republican – NJ)
spokesman says the governor won't reimburse taxpayers.'' –
Article He (Christie) LATER paid the almost $3,000 dollars charged
to tax payers. Close all the roads and take a helicopter to your
sons baseball game? This is grandstanding. And has no
place in our government. I will not vote for sabotage politics.
Re: "Is the road to the presidency closed for Gov. Chris Christie?"Didn't seem to bother liberals when President Obama's team did
the exact same thing. Doesn't seem to bother them that Hillary did much,
MUCH worse.So, how come Christie is being judge by a different
standard?Hmmmmmm?Smells like standard disingenuous
liberal hate speech, to me.
Christie is a bully in classic Tony Soprano style. He wants his own way, and he
aims to get it. He lost me when he chose to hold a special election for the
open Senate seat only 3 weeks before a regularly scheduled election, at a cost
to his state of about $30 Million. Apparently, he did so simply to run up his
margin of victory in his re-election, the success of which was already assured.
I don't believe for a moment that he didn't, at a minimum, encourage
the vindictive bullying atmosphere that was revealed in the emails.
Honestly people??-- I saw his press conference as very straight forward and
candid. How many opportunities has Obama had to take action against those on
his staff that have done as bad or worse garbage but did nothing? Vegas
conventions, IRS audits, fast & furious, Bengazi..... it's a pretty
long list and not a firing to be seen. This is the type of hype and over
reaction the Democrats count on to win elections. The hypocrisy is glaring and
if we don't see through it, we'll be stuck with Hillary who wrote the
book on sleezy unethical politics since the 70's. He's taken
appropriate action as soon as he learned of & had proof of it. What more do
you want? The ultra-conservative, tea party folks won't be happy with
anyone short of Jesus Himself-- actually they might not even vote for Him. I
find Christy refreshing pragmatic and nonpartisan.
Ignoring the current controversy and all the other negatives that are said about
Governor Christie, all that would need to happen for him to lose a shot at the
White House would be the reminder of what he said positively about the Federal
Government and President Obama during the disaster recovery effort in his state.
Any connection to the President that is positive is a deathknell to a
Republican.I like the guy. He'd be fun and unpredictable in a
debate. Hopefully he still runs and we can have some entertainment unseen since
Ross Perot. However, I can't see myself vote for him knowing how difficult
his personality is to work with.
I hope so... I would hate to see someone like him as "President" of the
United States.He's witty... but we don't need a comedian
in chief. He doesn't seem to have the character I would expect to see in
a dignified "President".The Media loves him because he
entertains them, and gives them interesting stories to report, and he's
close enough to being one of them (for an R). But a media darling is not what
we need in a Commander in Chief. We already tried that. Let's try to
find a great Statesman, and a person willing to reconcile the differences
between the two sides (instead of just throwing gas on it like Obama and his
Democrat Super-Majority did). We need a guy who won't over-reach or
over-promise. I know... hard to find. Especially when the MSM will try to
quickly flush any candidates like this down the toilet (not entertaining enough
for them I guess).
Those of you claiming "liberals" are out to ruin Christie's run
from president please be honest, the only way he makes it out of the primaries
is if the "liberals" attack him so badly that republicans vote for him
because the only thing they hate worse then a moderate is the "liberal"
bogyman they have created in their minds.
Let me see if I get this right:Christie's aide causes a traffic
jam and therefore he (Christie) is not qualified to run.Hillary does
nothing as four Americans are killed in Benghazi over eight hours and she is the
ideal candidate.And the press wonder why the public have no
confidence in their objectivity.
To souptwins:This story is about Christie. Obama is not even
mentioned in this article. Why bring him up? You are trying to distract people
from this story.
Pagan: "I will not vote for sabotage politics."Glad to hear
that you won't be voting for Hillary in the next election.This
whole thing points out the abuse of power that happens in all levels of
government and why we need a small, tightly controlled government. If this thing
had happened to Obama (oh, wait...it already has numerous times) then liberals
would be saying "Move on. Nothing to see here."The hypocrisy
is getting pretty thick. I am a conservative and I hate double standards. I like
a lot of things Christy does. But if it is proven that he had ANYTHING to do
with this scandal, then he should pay a steep price for it. I believe that those
responsible for this scandal will be actually held accountable (i.e. FIRED).
Can't say that about anyone connected with any of the Obama scandals in
spite of all his feigned "outrage".
'Christie's aide causes a traffic jam and therefore he (Christie) is
not qualified to run. Hillary does nothing as four Americans are
killed in Benghazi over eight hours and she is the ideal candidate.' 3,000 Americans die in 9/11 on NY soil… 4,000
Americans die in Iraq over falsehoods. That guy was elected to the
"After allegations that Gov. Chris Christie played a role in shutting down a
main access point into New York as political revenge, some find his political
future in question."This is false. Why is the Deseret News still
reporting it this way after Christie's incredible news conference?Number one, he had no role in shutting down the traffic, and two, many
observers feel his handling of this today has increased the likelihood of him
becoming a viable Presidential candidate.
Is the road to the presidency closed for Gov. Chris Christie? time will tell.
As a life-long Republican, I like Christie. I think he handled this situation
well. He fired the people responsible. He took responsibility for what happened
on his watch. He has a reputation and a track record to support it that he is a
no nonsense, straight shooter, who is not willing to play political games at the
expense of the people he serves. He is reasonable and willing to work across the
aisle to make things better, rather than playing the kind of games we saw from
Cruz and Lee.I like Christie.Still
I guess you have a good point. If Hillary Clinton wasn't disqualified
after Americans were killed in her Benghazi-gate and the cover-up... then why
would Governor Cristie be disqualified for his involvement in Bridge-gate? All
he has to say is he knew nothing about it (like Hillary).As Senator
Weiner always said... America IS a forgiving people.I still
don't think Governor Christie has the temperament or the integrity needed
for this office. But that hasn't stopped us in the past.
To Church Member--- I'm pointing out the hypocrisy of those Dems saying
this disqualifies him. In order to make that case, there needs to be examples
of Dem's how have had similar issues and not handled it as well. Would
like to refute the actual point now?
Christie says he knew nothing about this. OK, let us take him at his word, at
least for the moment. The Presidency is the highest executive office in the
land. What sort of high executive hires people who would do what Christie just
fired them for? What sort of high executive doesn't kinow it when his
staff cause major havoc a few miles up the road? Either Gov. Christie is a
weak executive, or something that smells bad hasn't yet been told.
@Skeptical ChymistIf Christie is a bully, what does that make Obama? As
long as we're talking about politicians ramming their agenda down the
throats of the opposition...I agree with what "1978" posted,
there seems to be a double-standard here if Hillary Clinton is the ideal
candidate for the presidency in 2016. Bridge vs. Benghazi? Please, no
comparison. I think the liberal media is happy to finally have the focus off
the Obamacare issues.After reading some of the comments here, I
wonder if most people commenting even watched the press conference. If...and
that's a big IF...Christie had anything to do with this, then yes, that
would certainly hurt his presidential prospects. But Americans have a short
memory. I happen to believe the guy after watching the press conference. Even
after clearly stating he had no knowledge of the issue, he still took ownership
of it and has acted pretty swiftly to fire the people involved. How many people
were fired after Benghazi? How many people were fired after the Obamacare
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