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The TEA Party is dead? Dont be stupid
nuke's-n2l's ^ | 6/26/2014 | Rodney Lee Conover

Posted on 06/26/2014 12:41:26 PM PDT by grandpa jones

A Guest Post by Rodney Lee Conover

rip-teapartyIt’s sickening to hear people – some I really respect – sounding so wrong about “the death” of the Tea Party and how badly they’re doing in the 2014 elections.

Sure, the trolls keep repeating it, but even in Republican circles I’m still hearing how the Tea Party has completely lost all influence in American politics and people are buying into it. To that I can only ask:

What are you, new?

When someone talks about the Tea Party being dead, or that “the brand” is damaged, or however the libs have managed to define it, you can bet it’s someone that doesn’t get out much.

Only folks sequestered in their basements, hospital rooms, DC offices or likewise have been sold this bill of goods. Get out into actual America and it’s the opposite, trust me. What these naysayers are yacking about are Tea Party “groups,” and who cares? What I care about is conservative voters. We are the Tea Party and these opportunistic groups aside, we’ve been busy kicking ass in 2014.

jawsEnabling the Tea Party Downers’ ignorance as always are the media – ignoring the victories Tea Party voters are bringing this time around, despite us having to fight a three-front war against liberals, the media and the establishment GOP – bent on destroying the very people who put them in power.

Tea Party candidate Dan Bongino with his Obama bashing and damn Tea Party ideas just barely squeaked by his opponent, 84%- 16% in Maryland’s Sixth. Why is it newsworthy? Because it’s the only competitive district in Maryland for the GOP.

Didn’t hear about Dan’s landslide? That doesn’t surprise me, there was hardly a mention of him anywhere. He’s a former Secret Service Agent who claims Obama is corrupt and not qualified to lead the nation.

If Dan would have lost that badly, you think they would have reported a little something about the Tea Party boy getting whipped? Yeah. But do a google news search on his primary victory and…. yeah. No wonder you shut-ins think the Tea Party is dead, the NY Times, WaPo, HuffPo and all the other Po’s you read act like they’re dead.

Let’s jump right to Eric Cantor getting shellacked by Tea Party candidate David Brat. How many reports immediately sprang out announcing Brat was ignored by Tea Party groups? It’s true – but who cares? Brat was supported by Tea Party voters and this movement was never about groups.

The Tea Party is a true grass-roots movement no matter how they’ve lied to you about it being “astro-turf”, financed and contrived by the Koch Brothers or whatever. Stop being an idiot. If the Koch Brothers could invent a movement to shift political power such as the Tea Party did in 2010, don’t you think they’d have done it sooner and more often since then? Are you that stupid? Yes you are, so you need some more:

Ken Buck, Tea Party guy in Colorado in the 4th District wins the special election there – but is it news? If he would have came in last it would have been. So I’ll ask again – why do you say the Tea Party hasn’t won anything? Ben Sasse in Nebraska: Tea Party – BLAM! Alex Mooney in West Virginia: Tea Party – BLAM! There’s more -

How many Tea Party candidates have won elections in Texas this year? Too many BLAM!s to list, friendo. They’ve dominated and yet the Tea Party is dead? There are literally dozens of victories already this year in Texas for Tea Party candidates, including the ousting of America’s most senior Congressman, GOP establishment extraordinaire, Ralph Hall… Who?

Ralph Hall!” I screamed at the media… He was beaten by Tea Party candidate “John Ratcliffe!” Wait – are you telling me that an incumbent Congressman got beat in a runoff election for the first time in 20 years – and by some Tea Party upstart, John Ratcliffe? That sounds like a story!

Well, not one that the mainstream press has any interest in. And not one that people hanging onto the dead Tea Party narrative are going to admit actually happened.

It happened my friends. Just like Tea Party guy Curt Clawson in Florida who cruised to victory in the 19th District in yet another special election ignored by the media and our buddies in Tea Party Denial Land.

assholesChris McDaniel is challenging the close results in Mississippi after the despicable Thad Cochran campaign. The media has taken the opportunity to use the Cochran re-election as an example of the Tea Party’s demise. If anything, doesn’t it show the strength of the Tea Party?

It’s hard to beat a guy that’s been in there for thirty or forty years – especially when millions come pouring in from decades of influence. And what about when scumbags from the left start supporting the GOP establishment candidate? Any idea what Cochran had to resort to in order to fend off Tea Party voters? McDaniel would have gotten trounced if the Tea Party were dead, so stop saying that.

No, we’re not winning like 2010 – but now we have the GOP establishment with the Chamber of Commerce, Mark Zuckerburg, Labor Unions, the evil Main Street Republican Partnership Super PAC and even George Soros money teamed up against us. So yeah, it’s hard out here for a pimp.

We’re losing some races – it’s true – but we’re not just winning a ton of them, we’re making this election about which candidate can be the most conservative. It’s forcing the GOP to admit they’re a bunch of Obama enablers. They’re exposed and they need to be beaten before we can do battle with the Maoists.

But to sit there and claim the Tea Party is dead because a couple of greedy and goofy-ass Tea Party “Groups” are backing the wrong horse here and there is just making you sound stupid. Get with the program, buddy – we’re still rolling and the general election is where we need to get it together.

Tea Party groups? Who cares? Tea Party candidates and voters? Not dead by a long shot, so quit saying it. Leave that to the wannabes.

 


TOPICS: Government; Miscellaneous; Society
KEYWORDS: chrismcdaniel; danbongino; johnratcliffe; teaparty
Reports of the Tea Party's demise are greatly exaggerated.
1 posted on 06/26/2014 12:41:26 PM PDT by grandpa jones
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To: grandpa jones
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." --Mahatma Gandhi
2 posted on 06/26/2014 12:43:05 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: grandpa jones

tea party candidate beat thad in republican votes. only reason thad won is he got democrats to vote for him using liberal scum campaign tactics.


3 posted on 06/26/2014 12:45:03 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: grandpa jones
Just changed my tagline. The old one?

For every Ted Cruz we send to DC, I can endure 2-3 "unviable" candidates that beat incumbents.

4 posted on 06/26/2014 12:47:46 PM PDT by Night Hides Not (Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad! Remember Mississippi!)
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To: Secret Agent Man

What happened in MS has made me decide to financially support the Tea Party only and stop my support of the GOP.


5 posted on 06/26/2014 12:48:04 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: grandpa jones

We’re going to punish the repukes. They had to spend MILLIONS of their anti-Dimecrat money to stop us this year and we sure as hell aren’t helping them in November


6 posted on 06/26/2014 12:48:22 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Secret Agent Man

It took 35,000 democrats to give him a what... 6000 vote lead?


7 posted on 06/26/2014 12:48:46 PM PDT by digger48
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To: digger48

yeah he just barely pulled it off, he didn’t even get 51%.


8 posted on 06/26/2014 12:56:01 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: 353FMG

i wil still support good gop. directly. never through any gop pac. either it goes to who i want it to go to, or it doean’t go at all.


9 posted on 06/26/2014 12:57:48 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Secret Agent Man

Limbaugh floated the idea today that ole Thad won because the cross-over Rat voters thought he was a “Democrat,” they didn’t know he was an “R.”

Listening to those disgusting robocalls again that sounds about right.

At no time do those vile phone calls to cross over voters state that THIS IS A REPUBLICAN PRIMARY VOTE we’re talking about - nor that Thad’s a Republican in the race!

LoFos..... thought they were voting for the “Democrat”!


10 posted on 06/26/2014 12:59:23 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Optimal institutions - optimal economy.)
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To: grandpa jones; AuH2ORepublican; BillyBoy; fieldmarshaldj; sickoflibs; randita; InterceptPoint; ...
Tea Party candidate Dan Bongino with his Obama bashing and damn Tea Party ideas just barely squeaked by his opponent, 84%- 16% in Maryland’s Sixth. Why is it newsworthy? Because it’s the only competitive district in Maryland for the GOP. Didn’t hear about Dan’s landslide? That doesn’t surprise me, there was hardly a mention of him anywhere.

There are good reasons his primary win is not big news, the main one being that it was a given, his opponent was a nobody with no money. And secondly, the race is a major longshot in November, thanks to the rat gerrymander of that seat. But Bongino is financially competitive, so here's to hoping.

11 posted on 06/26/2014 12:59:36 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: grandpa jones

The tea party establishment is taking some knocks, but the tea party grass roots is getting stronger. Even independents and some moderate democrats are starting to see what is happening in Washington.


12 posted on 06/26/2014 12:59:52 PM PDT by oldbrowser (We have a rogue government in Washington)
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To: grandpa jones

Meadia Magical Thinking...

They think by reporting events that they make not only the events but the consequences as well...

Delusional


13 posted on 06/26/2014 1:07:47 PM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: 4Liberty
I don't know if you heard the sickening radio ad that was run on election day. "Vote for Thad or you lose your Food Stamps."
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HncvuTmsvtQ&feature=youtu.be
14 posted on 06/26/2014 1:09:14 PM PDT by grandpa jones (obama delenda est)
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To: grandpa jones

15 posted on 06/26/2014 1:11:18 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: 4Liberty

re>THIS IS A REPUBLICAN PRIMARY VOTE

Shows how informed the voters are.


16 posted on 06/26/2014 1:26:42 PM PDT by IC Ken
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To: grandpa jones

Results matter and so far the Tea Party is a popcorn fart. If enough people aren’t angry now after 6 years of Obama and 6 years of go-a-long Republicans, then a conservative change isn’t going to happen. Not saying “don’t try”, just the odds ain’t in the Tea Partys favor.


17 posted on 06/26/2014 1:32:08 PM PDT by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: grandpa jones

Yes, yes! The TEA party’s dead! Now, just run along and go about your business as usual. See you in November!


18 posted on 06/26/2014 1:43:02 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: grandpa jones

Mississippi shenanigans changed my understanding of republican ethics entirely. Contemptible corrupt scum.


19 posted on 06/26/2014 2:01:26 PM PDT by Broker (Any real cops left? Obama is cultural Sunni)
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To: grandpa jones

The GOPe is the stoopid party. They’ve Whigged out.


20 posted on 06/26/2014 2:28:58 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: grandpa jones
The tea party is not dead it is that they just don't know how to fight their Superior opponent the communists Democrats. We lost the Country because we don't know how to hit the rats with the same kind of dirt they sling at us. Look around you. This time the good guys loose.

miss Romney yet. A perfect example of dumb Republicans. Millions just do not get it, the lesser of the two evils. No such thing as a perfect candidate but the Republican voters selected Romney in the primary. We had the responsibility to support the voters regardless how some felt.

21 posted on 06/26/2014 2:36:57 PM PDT by Logical me
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The Tea Party is not dead. Oklahoma had two great candidates. Lankford is a conservative, not as solid as Shannon, but I doubt he would be a RINO.


22 posted on 06/26/2014 2:44:24 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: grandpa jones
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 photo Tea-Party-IRS-Rally-2013-A_zps9a7d61ec.jpg





Henry V's "St. Crispian's Band of Brothers" speech ...


Henry V -- St. Crispin's Day Speech - (click)



This day is called the Feast of Crispian.


He that outlives this day and comes safe home

Will stand a-tiptoe when this day is named

And rouse him at the name of Crispian.


He that shall see this day and live t' old age

Will yearly on the vigil feast his neighbours

And say, "Tomorrow is Saint Crispian."


Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars

And say, "These wounds I had on Crispin's day."


Old men forget; yet all shall be forgot,

But he'll remember, with advantages

What feats he did that day. Then shall our names,


Familiar in his mouth as household words —

Harry the King, Bedford and Exeter,

Warwick and Talbot, Salisbury and Gloucester —

Be in their flowing cups freshly remembered.


This story shall the good man teach his son,

And Crispin Crispian shall ne'er go by

From this day to the ending of the world,

But we in it shall be remembered,

We few, we happy few, we Band of Brothers.



For he today that sheds his blood with me

Shall be my brother; be he ne'er so vile,

This day shall gentle his condition.

And gentlemen in England now abed

Shall think themselves accursed they were not here,

And hold their manhoods cheap whiles any speaks

That fought with us upon Saint Crispin's Day.



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23 posted on 06/26/2014 3:34:04 PM PDT by Patton@Bastogne (.)
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