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TEA Party to GOP Squish-Bags: It's Boehner/McConnell or Us Now
Reaganite Republican ^ | 02 January 2013 | Reaganite Republican

Posted on 01/02/2013 5:57:02 AM PST by Reaganite Republican

Bachmann, West, Marco Rubio, Tim Scott,
even Eric Cantor stand their ground while 
Paul Ryan deeply disappoints conservatives


Surely I'm not the only one who will be quitting the Republican Party -and I mean next week- if they keep spineless RINO nothing John Boehner (and even worse traitor Mitch McConnell) in a position of power, not now that they've kowtowed to the vile Obammunist regime yet again and ditched whatever speck of principle they ever had with an utterly appalling 41-1 tax increase/spending cuts ratio that can't spun any other way than complete and utter capitulation.

What's the point of sticking with a party where even Paul Ryan so readily discards his own fiscal credibility by caving to the sniveling worms of the GOP establishment? Such pliability shows you why Mittens liked him, and he's fallen about five notches in my book over the last 12 hours. Barring a more conservative House Speaker or dramatic ascension within the party by -say- a Rubio, Paul, or Bachmann- the Republicans simply have nothing to offer me anymore but continued grief and serial failure.

I don't care if they want to call me a nut, rebel, 'selfish', obstacle, racist, whatever- anybody with half-a-brain and any intellectual honesty can tell you spending cuts are the only thing that's ever going to save this country, and I'm plenty confident history WILL be on the TEA Party's side... hopefully before the greenback goes belly-up. Anyone who does not think this way is indeed a political enemy of mine and every other true fiscal conservative.


As larger battles over entitlements loom -and with absolutely no other precedent established by our current party 'leadership' but 'grab-ankle for the progs'- there's simply no reason to count on the McConnells and Boo-Hoo Boehners of the world to ever do the right thing... because they won't.

Besides the comprehensive lack of results, these two don't even have the slightest clue of how to fight disingenuous arguments from the White House and debate in favor of WHAT WORKS, even vs. complete and utter Obama bullshit like 'America works best when we all do our share' (even though 47% of Americans pay NO net tax to the federal government) OR that the issue of increased taxes on job-creators is one of 'fairness' 
(not the stupidity of scaring investment $ overseas) OR how Obama isn't willing to 'have any more debates with Congress regarding paying for laws they've already passed' when he and other Democrats are the ones who legislated most of that now-troublesome excess (that the TEA Party has been begging the feckless MAJORITY House Republicans to put a lid on).

GAWD do I hate being on a team packed with self-serving LOSERS- I promise you I won't miss a single one of them.

Pirate's Cove   Doug Ross   BadBlue   WaPo   Moonbattery


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: capitulation; cliff; fiscal; rino

1 posted on 01/02/2013 5:57:08 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: AdvisorB; ken5050; sten; paythefiddler

*** PING ***


2 posted on 01/02/2013 6:02:24 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

My solution is easy. I figure my tax hike pretty much equivalent to the amount of money I throw in the trash on PACs and candidates (I stopped donating to the GOP itself years ago). I am getting out of the money/politics game totally. I have never gotten a single favor or dime of new business or government benefit as a result of my donations anyway. So add the tax hikes and take away the money I’ve been wasting and it is pretty much a break even.


3 posted on 01/02/2013 6:03:16 AM PST by wolfman23601
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To: Reaganite Republican

The Republican Party committed suicide last night, they just don’t know it yet.


4 posted on 01/02/2013 6:04:07 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Ted Kennedy's Oldsmobile has killed more people than my guns.)
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To: Reaganite Republican

“Purist”! /s


5 posted on 01/02/2013 6:04:45 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Reaganite Republican
I'm not the only one who will be quitting the Republican Party

My wife and I just filed our change of party affiliation document.

6 posted on 01/02/2013 6:09:31 AM PST by Salvey
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To: wolfman23601

The most valuable currency in the political arena is MY vote.


7 posted on 01/02/2013 6:10:31 AM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel (Bread and Circuses; Everyone to the Coliseum!)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Changing to libertarian this week. Bye bye GOP.


8 posted on 01/02/2013 6:13:09 AM PST by Bull Man
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To: Arm_Bears

The news media created this false scare tactic called a “fiscal cliff” for that purpose.


9 posted on 01/02/2013 6:15:19 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: skeeter

Pure as the driven snow, my friend...


10 posted on 01/02/2013 6:16:54 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Salvey

“My wife and I just filed our change of party affiliation document.”
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Right behind you Salvey, but if we can raise the 16 votes to block Boehner as speaker I’ll be sticking around...


11 posted on 01/02/2013 6:20:19 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican
I was astounded to see another Freeper use the epithet 'purist' in all seriousness the other day.

After all that has gone on in the GOP lately some still want to blame conservatives. Obtuse to the extreme.

12 posted on 01/02/2013 6:20:37 AM PST by skeeter
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To: Reaganite Republican

Paul Ryan may have a ‘great mind’, but he has NO GUTS!!!

He’s more concerned about what ‘image’ than ‘core beliefs’, another ‘Boehner’.

Eric Cantor, although he voted “No”, I suspect it has more to do with ‘Palace positioning’ and ‘smelling the air’ on seeing that Boehner’s head is about to roll, than standing up for ‘conviction’.


13 posted on 01/02/2013 6:25:20 AM PST by LibFreeUSA
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To: Reaganite Republican

POLITICO | on Tue, Jan 1, 11:20 PM

The Republican House leadership split its vote late Tuesday night on the fiscal cliff deal that received bipartisan support in both chambers before heading to the president. Speaker John Boehner (Ohio) voted in favor of the measure. But Majority Leader Eric Cantor (Va.) voted against the legislation, as did Whip Kevin McCarthy (Calif.) and Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (Ill.). House Budget Committee Chairman

Does Peter Roskam’s future include speaker’s job?

http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20121108/news/711089964/


14 posted on 01/02/2013 6:26:47 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Reaganite Republican

Even Krauthhammer calls the bill a complete surrender (by the Republicans).

OBAMA WON!

Increases are some 41 to 1 over cuts.

OBAMA WON!

Pubblies folded. That is what they do. It is their nature. They can’t help it. They just want to be liked by the Dems.


15 posted on 01/02/2013 6:31:16 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Democrat_media

Of course they did.

Anytime a theme emerges and is consistently repeated in the OFM (Obama-fellating media), you can confidently bet that it is designed to stampede the Republicans in a direction to where they can be slaughtered by the Democrats.


16 posted on 01/02/2013 6:46:16 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Ted Kennedy's Oldsmobile has killed more people than my guns.)
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To: Arm_Bears

Agreed. The GOP is now the Whigs.

We must now set about the difficult work of building a true Conservative opposition party. The Dems will be able to run the table for the next decade or so while we go about that. I just hope there will still be some shred of a country left to save by then.


17 posted on 01/02/2013 6:51:48 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Reaganite Republican

This ignores the basic problem. The Dem party has devolved into a group that will do anything — anything — to win, including fraud, threats, physical violence, perjury, cheating, theft, gangsterism, and allegedly murder. No matter what form the new opposition to them takes as a result of the suicide of the Republican Party, are we conservatives willing to use the Dems’ tactics against them to level the playing field? It seems to me that our own constitutional characteristics put us at a permanent disadvantage compared to the tactics Obama joyfully uses, with the drooling approval of the Rancid Press.

What are we willing to do to win?


18 posted on 01/02/2013 6:56:10 AM PST by pabianice (washington, dc ..)
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To: Reaganite Republican

If you have a Republican Party membership card, send it to the RNC with a tea bag attached.


19 posted on 01/02/2013 7:06:31 AM PST by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: pabianice

You make a very good point. The GOP insists on being “gentlemanly” and believes that sweet reason will bring the Dems around - while the Dems are out torching anything their flames can reach and ullulating jungle war cries.

I don’t think we should necessarily sink to that level, but one thing we have to do is get the message out more forcefully. I know the media is opposed to the GOP and this makes it more difficult, but that’s because GOPers in general are not willing to become something that the media can’t ignore. That is, they’ve got to kick, scream and howl, instead of holding themselves above the fray and thus becoming invisible. And remember, he who is silent gives consent. So the press, even if they were willing to cover the GOP, doesn’t have anything to cover.

This was the big error of Bush from the very start. He didn’t have to get into the politics of revenge and hatred in which Obama is engaging, but he should have done a lot more to come out and defend himself and challenge his critics. But it seems to be a matter of common consent that a GOPer just lies down and lets them run over him.


20 posted on 01/02/2013 7:10:19 AM PST by livius
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To: Buckeye McFrog
People posting here talk about the repub party as some separate entity.

It's not, it is us.

Just giving money and planting a few lawn signs won't change it.

Getting on your county and state republican committees and working your way into the system WILL.

It takes time and personal effort.

When I had the time I was on our county committe and will get on it again soon when I retire.

I know I'm going to ruffle a lot of very ignorant feathers with what's next, but here goes:

Many of the founding fathers of our country were Masons.

As a Mason, you learn the skills you need to work effectively in an organization such as a party committee.

One of the main goals of Masonry is to take a rough and unpolished man and square and polish him such that he may be more useful to his fellow man.

If you're not already a Mason, look into it.

Whining like a playground prissy and running home with your toys? You think that's going to get us anywhere? You're just doing the same thing you're complaining the "Republicans" are doing!

YOU and WE ARE the Republicans.

21 posted on 01/02/2013 7:13:28 AM PST by Mogger (Independence, better fuel economy and performance with American made synthetic oil.)
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To: skeeter

Same mentality as the Left, that’s the scary part

Just saw CNN doing a thing on how the actual conservatives cost Romney the election, no agenda there, eh


22 posted on 01/02/2013 7:18:23 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: LibFreeUSA

“Paul Ryan may have a ‘great mind’, but he has NO GUTS!!!”
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I wouldn’t be surprised one bit if the RINO establishment has been whispering suggestions of a Ryan 2016 presidential campaign backed by the RNC... how else to explain it


23 posted on 01/02/2013 7:21:08 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: FReepers
Just finished changing mine from R to I this morning.

$0.00 to GOP .. individual candidates ONLY !

If a FEW,000,000 of us do the same or similar, maybe we can finally get the attention of the gutless pandering cowards.

24 posted on 01/02/2013 7:21:53 AM PST by tomkat
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To: Reaganite Republican

There is no changing the GOP. It’s nothing more than the Other Democrat Party. Stop supporting the beast! Just quit the Party.

Californians: You can go to https://rtv.sos.ca.gov/elections/register-to-vote/ to change your party affiliation online. Ain’t technology wonderful?


25 posted on 01/02/2013 7:26:06 AM PST by Redcloak (CA conservatives: Go to https://rtv.sos.ca.gov/elections/register-to-vote/ to quit the GOP!)
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To: LibFreeUSA
Eric Cantor, although he voted “No”, I suspect it has more to do with ‘Palace positioning’ and ‘smelling the air’ on seeing that Boehner’s head is about to roll, than standing up for ‘conviction’.

K Street gave him permission to vote "No". It was purely for image purposes. "Conviction", like "Honor", and "Principle" is a dirty word inside the Beltway.

26 posted on 01/02/2013 7:31:45 AM PST by COBOL2Java (kak-is-toc-ra-cy: Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. See: GOP-e)
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To: Mogger

Oh God. Now the Masons take over. Truly a lunatic asylum off medication.


27 posted on 01/02/2013 7:32:20 AM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not NurtureĀ™)
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To: Mogger
YOU and WE ARE the Republicans.

[retch]

28 posted on 01/02/2013 7:34:45 AM PST by COBOL2Java (kak-is-toc-ra-cy: Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. See: GOP-e)
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To: Reaganite Republican
I wouldn’t be surprised one bit if the RINO establishment has been whispering suggestions of a Ryan 2016 presidential campaign backed by the RNC...

They are already floating some trial balloons. Rubio and Jeb Bush and Chris Christie have already been mentioned.

Rubio is too young for the top of a GOP ticket. Christie's hugging Obama lost him most of the conservatives. That leaves, currently, Jeb Bush for the 'it is his turn' ticket. So what if 54% still blame brother George for the bad economy.
29 posted on 01/02/2013 7:53:49 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Buckeye McFrog

In my opinion, the party may be taken over by the right once enough of us finally make good on our threats to leave... we should play all out hardball until next years midterms and see what that gets us


30 posted on 01/02/2013 7:54:27 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Mogger

When I had the time


There is the problem. WE don’t have the time. We have jobs. We have family. We pay our bills. We pay to send our kids to school.

We are dead tired at the end of the day giving all we have to support our families and the nanny state.

While we’re busy pulling the wagon the other side has time to do everything you say we should be doing.


31 posted on 01/02/2013 7:59:59 AM PST by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: Arm_Bears

Yep. My prediction is the GOP loses the House in 2014. They have abandoned any principles they ever stood for.


32 posted on 01/02/2013 8:00:18 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Here is Michelle Bachmann’s statement in opposition to the Senate bill which was passed by the House:

http://kstp.com/article/stories/S2882805.shtml?cat=12115

There is not a word of opposition to the House leadership. The fiscal cliff bill did not pass because of the Democrats - it passed because of Republican cowardice and duplicity. And I blame Bachmann as much as the others. She was in a position to take a strong leadership role with the Tea Party caucus during the aftermath of the November elections. She could have organized the caucus to speak with a single voice and to make it clear to Boehner, Ryan and Cantor that they would not tolerate business as usual. The first sign that this was not going to happen was when Boehner knee-capped the conservative committee members and cut them from their committees. The Tea Party caucus is a myth, as is Bachmann as “rebel”. When it came time to draw the line in the sand, Bachmann and most of the others stepped over to the RINO side.


33 posted on 01/02/2013 8:06:02 AM PST by littleharbour
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To: Reaganite Republican

It will be interesting to see if the GOP cares how many conservatives flee from it.

I’m looking at the last election and the general conservative consensus about Romney was decidedly negative. Yet he seemed to have no shortage of support from Republicans (not necessarily conservatives) in the primaries. Then consider how firmly entrenched Boehner/McConnell are.

So, it occurs to me that there are likely more “republicans” than “conservatives” — and my impression is that no matter how many “conservatives” flee the GOP, I’m not so sure they will miss us and may even be glad to see us go.


34 posted on 01/02/2013 8:10:17 AM PST by jaydee770
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To: Reaganite Republican
Now for the Debt Limit fight!

The GOP holds ALL the cards in the Debt Limit fight. If we agree that the country is doomed if we follow Obozo's current policies, how much more doomed can we be if he is stopped from borrowing one more cent.

The fact that he has already started saying that he won't negotiate over the Limit makes me think that (1) he'knows' he will win the fight, and (2) he will be using the Chicago Way to make it happen. Who is in the photo that he has got? The GOP needs to use the same tactics right back at him and start the campaign now, saying that they WILL NOT RAISE THE DEBT LIMIT under any circumstances, spending reductions or not.

35 posted on 01/02/2013 8:14:14 AM PST by I am Richard Brandon
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To: Reaganite Republican

36 posted on 01/02/2013 8:21:02 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Much the same as when President G. H. W. Bush repudiated his “read my lips” pledge.

Philosophically, there is very little difference now between Republicans and Democrats from the standpoint of economics; and voters won’t choose Dem-Lite when they can have the real thing.


37 posted on 01/02/2013 8:28:02 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Ted Kennedy's Oldsmobile has killed more people than my guns.)
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To: Democrat_media
The news media created this false scare tactic called a “fiscal cliff” for that purpose.

Being a democrat = being gay. Being GOP now means you're a faggot. You expect a dem to try to bugger you up the arse. What you don't expect is for a republican to bend over and say, please sir may I have another?

Faggots, that's what boner and his crew, (and his defenders here) are.

38 posted on 01/02/2013 8:35:16 AM PST by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to succeed is for Congress to do "something".)
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To: Yosemitest

Makes me chuckle. I will get flamed for this but I will say it anyway. First a third party that will show them! All the third parties combined got under 2 percent. Second we could have had a deal last year at about 8-1 spending vs revenue. It had revenue so it was not principled enough. We could have had one to one this time but we were divided so it would not pass. What did we end up with? Unity and working together makes us stronger. The Dems want civil war after all look at what they got because of it.


39 posted on 01/02/2013 8:39:33 AM PST by chopperjc
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To: Reaganite Republican; All
Republicans are stuck. The result is ... we appear to take a ‘pea shooter’ to a gun fight. Very ineffective. It is sad really. Let us join the tea party, it has a honest conservative direction. Sarah Palin has the moxie to face down the crooks among us, where ever they are! Unite not scatter ineffectually.

Heavenly Father ... nothing is impossible for thee, we read that David (a boy) chose 5 smooth stones, and he felled the giant Goliath. Give us some of David's intelligence and fearlessness. He yielded not to those mocking him and HE TRUSTED the LORD and his own ability honed by killing a bear and a lion while tending his sheep.

We seem to be cowards through and through and of little faith or even no faith. Forgive us Father, lead us in the path that is pleasing to thee, forgive us our offenses, we thank thee for grace and blessing, in Jesus name we pray. amen.

And what do we do ... shoot our self in the foot over and over.

40 posted on 01/02/2013 8:39:38 AM PST by geologist (" If you love me, keep my commandments" John 14:15)
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To: Yosemitest

This will be on my site within 20 minutes FR, Yosemitest- nice work, patriot


41 posted on 01/02/2013 8:39:59 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican; Salvey

And where do you guys GO???


42 posted on 01/02/2013 8:40:10 AM PST by danamco (-)
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To: Sirius Lee

Boner sucks and needs to go. anyone who voted for this bill needs to be primaried . you are a sick puppy. show me where I defended . Go bother someone else.


43 posted on 01/02/2013 8:40:44 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: Sirius Lee

Boner sucks and needs to go. anyone who voted for this bill needs to be primaried . you are a sick puppy. show me where I defended boner. Go bother someone else.


44 posted on 01/02/2013 8:41:05 AM PST by Democrat_media (media makes mass shooters household names to create more & take our guns)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Looks like you’re going to have to prepare to change your screen name.


45 posted on 01/02/2013 8:49:59 AM PST by OldPossum
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To: Reaganite Republican

I’d appreciate that.


46 posted on 01/02/2013 8:53:47 AM PST by Yosemitest (It's Simple ! Fight, ... or Die !)
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To: chopperjc

I disagree, the party establishment ignored 2010 election results, all principle, and declared war on the TEA Party by cutting them out of House committee asignments last month.

If you tell your wife to quit cheating on you OR you’ll leave then sit there waiting up for her all night again and again, you’re not going to get any respect from her that way

Same for the statist hoes that run the GOP, I prefer to bring a conclusion to the all out WAR that THEY declared on us to going along with this ship of fools.

While it may be difficult to impossible to mount a viable 3rd party challenge, we must fight the party tooth and nail starting RIGHT NOW and right-up until 2014 midterms... I’ll be happy to come back once they make Bachmann speaker, let’s say- walking out is about all we’ve got left, the country can’t take 4 more years of McConnell and Boehner, NOT through the coming entitlement battle we ought to be having


47 posted on 01/02/2013 9:06:04 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Mogger

Go to HELL, Cultist.


48 posted on 01/02/2013 9:18:04 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Well Speaker Bachmann is not happening. She can’t even manage her staff in case you haven’t noticed. How many COS in her congressional office in last 4 years?


49 posted on 01/02/2013 11:12:50 AM PST by chopperjc
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