Skip to comments.MassResistance warns of push to purge Tea Parties of "social" issues.
Posted on 08/02/2010 12:11:35 PM PDT by massmike
This past Tuesday evening Brian Camenker of MassResistance addressed the Plymouth Rock Tea Party in Pembroke. Also making speeches were several well-known politicians and candidates.
Two days earlier, on Sunday, a Tea Party on the Lexington Battle Green was shut down by "fiscal-only" Republicans who were upset that "social issues" would be discussed if Brian Camenker of MassResistance were present.
Almost immediately after that, a member of the Plymouth Rock Tea Party (which has recently merged with the Cape and Islands group) contacted Camenker and said, "We heard what happened. Come on down and speak at our event on Tuesday."
It was a great evening and the Plymouth Rock Tea Party people are among the best! Apparently, the RINO Republicans weren't able to persuade the Plymouth Rock Tea Party or the candidates to stay away!
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If they Gerrymander the social conservatives they’ll never have enough votes to defeat the communists..
IOW they’re cutting off their nose to spite their face.
Personally my reasons for supporting the tea party rallies have been primarily over the fact that government is out of control.
However I think the tea parties should start pressuring for accountability and answers about the white house use of the justice department to punish political opposition and suppress opposition votes.
I suspect that the “fiscal only” people are the ones pushing for a constitutional convention. The ones I’ve met pay lip service to social issues but all they really care about is their money.
How about showing the “fiscal fitness” folks a run-down of how much taxpayer money is being spent, or misspent, on ballyhooing depravity? A common agreement should not be difficult to reach.
Single issue doofuses don't need to jump in and destroy a movement based on conservative priciples. Not all voluntary nformal members need to agree on everything.
What is wrong with these people?
why start a fight when theres no need to. If everyone agree on fiscal issues, we have a much larger coalition
Republicans fear the Tea Parties as much as the Rats and will do all they can to co-opt them. If that fails then they will try to destroy them.
These liberal conservatives fail to realize the fact that all 31 of 31 states that held referendum on perverted marriage told the perverts NO. All 31 states.. Even the peoples socialist liberal utopia of California.. LMAO
Tea party was a tax protest, not a social issues protest.
The more social conservatives try to make the Tea Party about their pet issues the more they will dilute the simple and central message of the Tea Party movement.
The entire social issue of marriage is about lining the pockets of trial lawyers and is anti-business. By making aspects of behavior covered by special rights the lawsuits will then follow. How anyone can say they are for good fiscal policy and limited government but then be against fighting the left on using Courts to tell people that have no right to representation on issues of right and wrong behavior is ridiculous.
You need to quit with the “RINO” crap. Enough already.
There are many GOP in power in DC who have staffers who are of the alternative lifestyle. The staffers decide where to point the politician.
I personally don’t see why the Tea Party has to be about anything more than governments spending, etc.
I don’t think the right to life groups need to discuss tax and spend issues.
That said, they both better get along because each is dead without the other.
Yea and when your business is being sued because it doesnt want to march lockstep with the leftwing perverted morality then you can tell us how your position was a good one fiscally.
If you want to see an empty field just tell the RKBA activists, the right to life activists and other social issue groups to stay home. The tax issue people need to come right out and tell people if you are pushing for a constitutional convention hoping to change the tax structure. See how far you get with people then!
I don’t even understand why the gay marriage issue is an issue. For hundreds of years, the word marriage has always meant a union between one man and one woman. If gays want to have visitation rights in the hospital and other things, why do they have to change the definition of marriage? Why can’t they have a civil union? BTW, I do know the reason why, because their ultimate goal is societal acceptance of their deviancy as social norms.
I wonder how the “fiscal” conservatives would feel if the left decided to re-define the term tax cuts to also mean tha we will raise taxes only on the wealthiest Americans. Would that be okay by them?
Charlie Baker won’t go to a TEA party because on social issues, he’s to the Left of Barack Obama. “Fiscal Only” Republicans are mugging to get on the cover of Bay Windows. Tisei was also the only Republican to vote against the Income Tax Roll Back. He also spoke at a LIONS Club meeting in 2002 where he promoted the raising of taxes to address the state’s deficit. They have traded the Catholic vote for the Gay vote. See where that gets you. BTW, Mass Citizens for Life has endorsed Tim Cahill. Cahill also goes to TEA party rallies. The biggest draw at a TEA party is Sarah Palin and she’s big on social issues.
That would be the end of the bill of rights!
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