Skip to comments.Tea Party, NRA throw 5 RINOs out of Tennessee legislature
Posted on 08/12/2012 10:09:01 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
On August 2nd, 5 GOP candidates seeking re-election to the Tennessee State legislature discovered just how dangerous it can be to disdain the wishes of those conservatives who helped put them in office.
In 2010, members of various Tea Party groups in Tennessee donated the necessary time and money to put Republicans in charge of both the legislature and the governors mansion for the first time in 150 years.
But after 2 years, not one of the top 10, Tea Party priorities placed before the Republicancontrolled legislature had been implemented. Those priorities were based upon re-asserting state sovereignty over unconstitutional Federal abuses, writes Tea Party steering committee member Van Irion.
Yet rather than assist the Tea Party groups which...
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I did read the story. The Tea Party often has unrealistic expectations and strange interpretations of the Constitution and historic events. They also have a tendancy to scream RHINO when some poor stupe they put into office can’t perform the miracles they want. Elected representatives are given certain powers by the delegation of authorities that is the state constitution. Just because the Tea Party “People” say they want something doesn’t make it so.
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