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Breazeale continues to fuss about losing

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- You would think two weeks after Election Day the mud-slinging would be over among the Republican candidates for Congress, but that's not the case.

Ilario Pantano beat Will Breazeale and Randy Crow for the Republican nomination for the District 7 US House seat. Even if you combined Breazeale's and Crow's votes, they would not have beaten Pantano. Yet the two want Pantano to step down as the nominee so the party can appoint a new candidate.

Breazeale teamed up with Crow in hopes of getting some questions answered. The two former Republican candidates say Pantano has secrets the public needs to know for the sake of the Republican Party. In a press conference this morning, the two asked Pantano to release information about his personal life, including military records, tax returns and information about his career and family.

"There are a lot of unanswered questions that I tried, that Mr. Crow tried, to get answered in this primary and he wouldn't do it," Breazeale said. "And it truly concerns me that people are falling for it."

Pantano said he has kept no secrets and released a number of documents, including his military records.

"Mr. Crow and Mr. Breazeale have worked hard to try and represent the people of the 7th District, but in the end I think their message wasn't embraced by voters," Pantano said. "Clearly, this race turned personal. We won the race two weeks ago, and we are still talking about it speaks to someone's ability to move on."

Pantano says he has no intentions of stepping down. He says he's never quit in a fight and never will.

Pantano will challenge incumbent Democrat Mike McIntyre in November.

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That would be two throw away votes

Fact is Pantano was found to be guilty of nada...nothing. Breazeale is a gutless hack who showed his true colors.
Marc Benson is a exact copy of Breazealle. Lose election after election and throw mud at the guy that beat you. Same act these guys share. Maybe Benson and Breazeale can go on the Whiner tour together.


Oj was found not guilty too.

Yeah, difference was Pantano

Yeah, difference was Pantano was fighting a war and a target for the enemy. OJ killed his ex. See the difference? Duh.

Good God, Will! SHUT UP!!!!

It's getting embarrassing to admit that I voted for you....

...oh, but never again, you can believe that!


Enough already you both LOST... Get over it and yourself !!!! We didn't want you that's why we didn't vote for you !!!


Wow....Breazeale is a disgrace. He truly represents why people hate politicians so much! GROW a set and move one you whiny little baby!


The more I think about it...go Will! Cry and cry and complain and whine. You should totally keep acting like a horses a** and showing yourself. All the better for Mike to win since the GOPeeved can't man up and quit whining!

I find it hilarious anyway that these three are all complaining over a race none of them have any chance of winning anyway!

Wow, just wow... let's just

Wow, just wow... let's just hope that the Repubs can get over this behavior and the lesser vote-getters in this primary can get over themselves.

The GOP is well organized and on message. Let's hear from party leadership on this and get focused on getting the candidate (Mr. Pantano) ELECTED.

November's right around the corner.

sore loser

sounds like Breazeale is a sore loser and isnt it funny how he was trying to buy votes with 20 dollars worth of gas.

Pantano, the half truth teller

I will say it until the end of the election roles around. Mr. Pantano only releases a very little extremely redacted version of the truth.

Fact... The Geneva Convention article 27

“ Protected persons are entitled, in all circumstances, to respect for their persons, their honour, their family rights, their religious convictions and practices, and their manners and customs. They shall at all times be humanely treated, and shall be protected especially against all acts of violence or threats thereof and against insults and public curiosity. Women shall be especially protected against any attack on their honour, in particular against rape, enforced prostitution, or any form of indecent assault. Without prejudice to the provisions relating to their state of health, age and sex, all protected persons shall be treated with the same consideration by the Party to the conflict in whose power they are, without any adverse distinction based, in particular, on race, religion or political opinion. However, the Parties to the conflict may take such measures of control and security in regard to protected persons as may be necessary as a result of the war. ”
—- Article 27, Fourth Geneva Convention

In other words he was wrong to shoot his 2 prisoners.

Fact... He claimed on numerous occasions to be"serving his community as a deputy sheriff"
He lied...he was not a deputy active or reserve, he was inactive.

That is why true republicans question his ability to lead. If he were my officer in war time I would go to Levenworth before I followed him into combat. Just my opinion.

To both you and Das

I say this -- when you've led men in combat; when you've had men entrusted to you for a mission and you are accountable for their safety, then perhaps you'll have a right to judge.

Unless you've been there & done it, you have no right to judge.

To Mr. Pantano -- Semper Fi


Perhaps based on what I read I am judging, I thought it was just an opinion. We all have them and base our votes on them.

I haven't been there but I know people that have and some of them think he might be tweaked.

From what I read the men where unarmed. Pantano was the FIRST military person EVER to be charged with murder. Seems rather important to me that charges where brought against him when the last thing the military wants is bad publicity. It was dropped but it happened just the same and there where witnesses.

It just makes me wonder what kind of person he is mentally.


I read his Wikipedia page that he wrote himself. There are a lot of arguments against him there from others who are allowed to add to his story. I found it insightful that he shot those 2 men so many times (overkill) to "send a message", placed a sign on their bodies to "send a message" and later removed it after he was told it wasn't a good idea. I think Pantano is a psycho.

There is a lot more so go read it for yourselves.


Oh my goodness are you such a perfect person?I really dought it.Before you judge a person walk in his shoes.Grow up

Honestly What Pantano did

Honestly What Pantano did was probably deserved. Those pyscho ragheads dont understand anything but violence most of them. The truth is Im sure what he did or didnt do isnt any different then what other soldiers have done in other wars. War is hell as they say and if it takes sending a message to save the lives of our boys overseas so be it. The Taliban and Al Qeda have no trouble sending messages far worse then what he did and whos to say the story as some have suggested was even was what they said. The Corp certainly wouldnt have condoned cold blooded murder I suspect theirs more to it or it would have gone way past an Article 32. Mr Will your a poor excuse for a soldier as the son of a 30yr Career Army Officer whos buried in Arlington your actions are a disgrace to the honor and civility of the US Army. I demand you immediate resign your commission (hey if he can demand Pantano step down why cant I demand he resign his commission).

Don't agree with Will but...

I am a veteran and served in Iraq. I have been in firefights there and also know Pantano...well. I was not at his trial and did not have access to his file...what happened is probably never going to be discussed honestly or openly.

I can say this...the man is doing an outstanding job of snowing everyone. He is the epitome of the word "sociopath". The fact that he was embraced by Causey should be concern enough for everyone. I spoke to Ilario during that time and he defended Casuey vehemently. I find it ironic that he is now running for the conservative seat. Politics do make a strange bedfellow!

Will Pantano's "go get em'" attitude work for us in DC? Maybe it will for the time being. If you think he is doing any of this because he is some sort of Capt. America then you are sorely mistaken. He is all about SEMPER ME!

I chastised Benson for going on the attack against Pantano. Then I got to know Pantano and I ended up having to apologize to Benson.