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What's so bad about Rick Santorum? : explainlikeimfive. How Rick Santorum got a $2 million Virginia estate. Rick Santorum built his presidential candidacy on the premise that he is very different than wealthy, establishment front-runner Mitt Romney, that he is someone who has faced the plights of the average American.

How Rick Santorum got a $2 million Virginia estate

Among the hardships Santorum claims to share is an underwater mortgage, the kind that's forcing millions from their homes. "The value of my house is a fraction of what it was when I bought it," the former U.S. senator from Pennsylvania recently told Michigan supporters. But the Republican presidential contender's housing situation is quite unlike the one so many other Americans actually face, according to experts and documents obtained by The Washington Examiner. Santorum bought his $2 million, five-acre home in the tony Washington suburb of Great Falls, Va., in August 2007 through a trust in a deal aided by a high-profile tax lawyer who serves as an officer for one of the largest homebuilders in the country. "What he did fits the bill for a Washington power type," Leigh said.

Santorum Says Equality ‘Doesn’t Come from Islam’ But From ‘God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob’ Jan 20, 2012 8:18pm BOILING SPRINGS, SC—At his last town hall before South Carolinians vote, Rick Santorum was discussing the concepts of freedom and equality that the nation was founded on and said the concept of equality “doesn’t come from Islam” or “Eastern religions.”

Santorum Says Equality ‘Doesn’t Come from Islam’ But From ‘God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob’

Instead “it comes from “the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.” “I get a kick out of folks who call for equality now, the people on the left, ‘Well, equality, we want equality.’ Where do you think this concept of equality comes from?” Rick Santorum's Anti-Abortion Politics Would Have Killed His Own Wife [Roe V World] Santorum: Birth control ‘harmful to women’ - Right Turn. Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012 Feb 15, 2012 05:00 PM EST TheWashingtonPost.

Santorum: Birth control ‘harmful to women’ - Right Turn

DRUDGE: SANTORUM'S SATAN WARNING. Advertisement SANTORUM'S SATAN WARNING Tue Feb 21 2012 09:27:20 ET "Satan has his sights on the United States of America!

DRUDGE: SANTORUM'S SATAN WARNING

" Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has declared. "Satan is attacking the great institutions of America, using those great vices of pride, vanity, and sensuality as the root to attack all of the strong plants that has so deeply rooted in the American tradition. " The former senator from Pennsylvania warned in 2008 how politics and government are falling to Satan. Michael Savage: Santorum is right about Satan. Text smaller Text bigger Comments unearthed from a 2008 speech about Satan’s influence on America made Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum the target of derision and mockery today, but talk-radio host Michael Savage contends the former Pennsylvania senator is right, and his beliefs should only help his chances for the White House this fall.

Michael Savage: Santorum is right about Satan

“I think Santorum is right, and I think that anyone who attacks him is not seeing this for what it is,” Savage told his radio audience. Savage said he agrees that America is primarily a Christian nation, and its churches and synagogues are “filled with parishioners who are screaming for preachers and pastors and rabbis to speak the truth, and they’re not getting it.” TRENDING: Santorum: ‘I believe in good and evil’ Phoenix (CNN) - Rick Santorum offered no apologies Tuesday for a controversial speech he gave in 2008 when he talked about the threat of Satan in America.

TRENDING: Santorum: ‘I believe in good and evil’

“I’m a person of faith. I believe in good and evil,” Santorum said in response to questions from CNN. CNN LIVE: Tune in Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET for the last presidential debate before Super Tuesday, the CNN/Arizona Republican Party Debate hosted by John King. Santorum criticizes Drudge Report item about 2008 speech. PHOENIX – Former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum on Tuesday criticized a report about a 2008 speech in which he said "Satan has set his sights on the United States of America," calling the report a "a joke" and adding that he believes in "good and evil.

Santorum criticizes Drudge Report item about 2008 speech

" "You know, I'm a person of faith. I believe in good and evil," he told reporters following a rally here. "I think if somehow or another because you're a person of faith you believe in good and evil is a disqualifier for president we're going to have a very small pool of candidates who can run for president. " In a 2008 speech to students at Ave Maria University in Florida, which was posted on The Drudge Report on Tuesday, Santorum said Satan was "attacking the great institutions of America. " Ave Maria was created by Tom Monaghan, the founder of Domino's Pizza and an ardent Catholic and abortion opponent.

Rick Santorum defends Satan warning by comparing himself to Ronald Reagan. By Toby Harnden for the Daily Mail Updated: 10:44 GMT, 22 February 2012 Rick Santorum has sought to deflect controversy over a 2008 speech in which he said that "Satan has set his sights on the United States" by drawing a parallel with Ronald Reagan branding the Soviet Union an "evil empire".

Rick Santorum defends Satan warning by comparing himself to Ronald Reagan

Speaking at a rally in Phoenix, Arizona, the former US Senator for Pennsylvania told an anecdote about Lech Walesa and stating that "yes there are there are forces of evil in the world". The former Solidarity leader in Poland, he said, had recalled the days when "America would stand up and call evil by its name". Karen Santorum: Husband's surge 'is God's will' The wife of presidential candidate Rick Santorum said Thursday that his rise in the polls is due to God working in mysterious ways.

Karen Santorum: Husband's surge 'is God's will'

Palin: Media Getting "Wee-Weed Up" Over Santorum's Satan Remark. Posted on February 21, 2012 "They will attack any conservative who boldly proclaims their faith and talks about there is good in the world and there's evil in the world and that's what Rick Santorum was talking about.

Palin: Media Getting "Wee-Weed Up" Over Santorum's Satan Remark

And this was a speech that he gave back in 2008 where he named evil as Satan. And for these lame-stream media characters to get all wee-weed up about that, first you have to ask yourself, 'Have they ever attended a Sunday school class even? Have they never heard of this terminology before?' And that's why they got so, you know, just whacked out about the speech," Sarah Palin told Sean Hannity on FOX News tonight. Christie: Santorum's Satan remarks are 'relevant' By Catalina Camia, USA TODAY Updated 2012-02-22 11:14 AM New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie supports Mitt Romney for president. New Jersey Gov. Santorum's private side, through wife's eyes. (CBS News) In her first network television interview, Karen Santorum offered a revealing look at her husband. Rick Santorum, a former Pennsylvania senator, is a frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination. Karen Santorum is very much her husband's partner and equal. A lawyer and nurse, she says they talk about policy and strategy, and that she tells him when he slips up.

But she has stayed behind the scenes, rarely talking to the media. Santorum says Obama agenda not based on Bible. COLUMBUS, Ohio Sporting his signature sweater vest and telling stories of his coal miner grandfather, Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum has struck a chord in the U.S. Rust Belt that is helping propel his once long-shot candidacy. Although he is a millionaire, Santorum has found a common touch that has helped put him atop opinion polls in the industrial states of Michigan and Ohio and raised serious doubts about whether longtime front-runner Mitt Romney can win the Republican nomination to take on President Barack Obama in the November 6 election.

Santorum's portrayal of himself as the blue-collar Republican has managed to overshadow Romney's jobs message in a part of the country troubled by unemployment. In conversations with nearly a dozen voters preparing to cast ballots for the former Pennsylvania senator in the Ohio and Michigan primaries, not one person volunteered that Santorum was the best candidate to revive American industry. "I decided to support him three weeks ago. Santorum questions Obama's Christian values. Rick Santorum aide gaffe: Obama’s ‘radical Islamic policies’ - Mackenzie Weinger.

Rick Santorum Pines for the Good Ol' Days of Unsafe Back Alley Abortions. God what an arse! I seriously hope that he doesnt become the next President and I have to say that with the undermining of abortion rights, Pipo,Sopa and the bullying of other countries to introduce strigent controls over their Internet I'm bloody glad I don't live in the US. I was listening to an interview with John Avlon,author of "Wing nuts, how the lunatic fringe is hijacking America"and it was so frightening!

I currently live in Switzerland and their fair and thoughtful laws on assisted suicide should be held up as a beacon, it is legal to assist some people to commit suicide, if they are of sound mind and can obviously consent, if you wilfully incite someone to commit suicide then you are prosecuted. There hasn't been a free for all of people bumping each other off or mass murder of the elderly in order to free up hospital beds, or cut costs, it's carefully monitored. Rick Santorum, Health Expert, Touts Made Up Link Between Breast Cancer and Abortions.

Savage Love by Dan Savage - Seattle Columns - Savage Love - Dan Savage. January 11, 2012 By Dan Savage thank you. I remember reading your definition of "santorum"—"the frothy mix of lube and fecal matter that is sometimes the byproduct of anal sex"—when it first appeared. I remember thinking it was a cute way to make fun of a dickhead politician. I never thought it would go this far. Santorum: Obama leading Christians to the ‘guillotine’ By David EdwardsThursday, February 9, 2012 10:37 EDT. Rick Santorum crashes back to earth - David Catanese. MANCHESTER, N.H. — Perhaps Rick Santorum should have gone straight from Des Moines to Charleston. A week after his magical finish at the Iowa caucuses, Santorum crashed back to earth Tuesday night with a fifth-place finish in New Hampshire on Tuesday, raising questions about his staying power heading into South Carolina. Continue Reading Harris, Allen break down results.

Social conservatives back Rick Santorum. (Photo credit: AP) The group of social conservative leaders meeting in Texas this weekend has thrown their support behind Rick Santorum, giving the GOP hopeful a much-needed boost a week before the pivotal South Carolina primary. In a conference call this afternoon, Family Research Council chief Tony Perkins said that on the third ballot Santorum won a solid majority of votes from the movement conservatives gathered at a private ranch near Houston. Of 114 votes cast, Santorum won 85. Newt Gingrich took the remainder. Spreading Santorum. Cold War in our region - SentinelSource.com: Guest.

Posted: Saturday, February 11, 2012 8:00 am. Santorum’s Turn - The Editors. At the moment Rick Santorum appears to be overtaking Newt Gingrich as the principal challenger to Mitt Romney. MSNBC's Alex Wagner Mutters "Jesus" During Santorum Clip. Posted on January 13, 2012. For Santorum, new challenges follow his big wins. Is Rick Santorum too conservative to win in November? Obama advisers and other Democrats see a Santorum whose record, writings and statements, particularly on social issues, will be used to portray him as far too conservative for many voters. His record, they say, could make Santorum anathema to suburban swing voters, especially women. That view is shared by some Republicans and independent analysts. “They [Democrats] would brutalize him on social and cultural issues and present him as so far out of the mainstream as to be radical,” said G.

Terry Madonna, director of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs at Franklin & Marshall College and a leading pollster in Pennsylvania. “The analogy would be Barry Goldwater” — the 1964 GOP nominee who suffered a landslide defeat. » Santorum Owns the New Neocon Tea Party Alex Jones. Kurt Nimmo Infowars.com January 4, 2012 If we can believe the Iowa exit polls – as tallied by the corporate media – Rick Santorum won a plurality of votes from Tea Party supporters.

Among Tea Party supporters, Santorum won 29 percent and Romney and Rep. Ron Paul tied for second with 19 percent each. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich won 15 percent of Tea Party supporters, Texas Gov. Santorum is Strengthening Obama’s Chances for Re-Election. The only candidate who truly scares me is looking more and more likely to lose the Florida primary and therefore the GOP candidacy thanks in part to Rick Santorum.

Despite Mitt Romney’s strong poll numbers against Obama, it’s easy to see that he will be steamrolled by the Obama train once attentions turn to the national race. Santorum was the only wildcard that could have changed the face of the election had he backed down before the Florida primary. While Gingrich would still be a longshot to take on Obama, he’s much-better qualified than Romney to take on the President head-to-head in debates and his trademark big ideas that often confuse and “inspire” Americans desperate for proposed changes (even those without substance such as putting a colony on the moon in 9 years) could have swayed some moderate voters.

This has been an exceptionally-weak pool for the GOP. We laughed when Trump looked like a potential candidate. Megadeth frontman backs Rick Santorum. Daily Kos To Make Mischief In Republican Primary. New Paul S.C. ad hits Santorum on 'betrayal'