Skip to comments.Are You Ready for a Tea Party Rebellion? YOU ARE NOT ALONE!
Posted on 05/06/2012 2:16:06 PM PDT by TheRobb7
In another thread I had proposed the idea of doing another Dans Bake Sale in downtown Tampa during the Convention.
Fellow FReeper "Patton@Bastogne" has expounded in several threads on what could happen once the Tea Party makes its stand....
Imagine...80,000 Tea Party faithful, non violently filling the streets until they are heard.
The purpose/result may or may not be to overthrow the nomination process, but at least they could help ensure Conservatism in represented in the Party Platform...with a stern and visible reminder that Tea Partiers will be elected nationwide (all the way down the ballot) to hold the GOP nominee accountable for their actions.
The concept of "Conservatism's Last Stand" is starting to catch on.
If you feel like taking part, but fear that this is a fading idea, take a look at the responses this concept has been generating (all of these can be found on the link indicated above):
I reside in the Tampa area ... only 15 minutes away from the Innisbrook Resort where the Florida GOP Delegation will be staying ...
Join Me in Tampa in August 2012 ...
NOT to criticize the loser mitt romney ...
But rather CELEBRATE the VICTORY of Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin, Rick Santorum, Rick Perry, Herman Cain, Michelle Bachman ...
and that's "our" VICTORY by the way ...
Join me in Tampa in August 2012 ...
Send this Free Republic Post's URL to EVERY American Patriot that You know ...
Your Family, Friends, Neighbors ... Christian Brethern ...
Spread the Word ...
Patton-at-Bastogne ("NUTS !!!" to the GOP E-RINO Traitors)
20 posted on Fri May 04 2012 19:57:09 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by Patton@Bastogne
I havent even heard of any protests scheduled for Tampa, much less talk of a contested convention. Is everyone just going to bend over and take Romney?
22 posted on Fri May 04 2012 20:02:11 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by reaganaut
We can all dream our hopeful dreams and I like to do that. But your post is flat-out correct and tells succinctly why it would take an insurrection in Tampa to bring about such a scenario. GOPe aint gonna cooperate with us.
35 posted on Fri May 04 2012 20:28:01 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by Resettozero
Sounds good to me!! That being said, put me on the list to show up in Tampa. I am on the Space Coast and would love to get together with other patriots.
45 posted on Fri May 04 2012 21:06:35 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by LuvFreeRepublic
I had a call today from an RNC fund raiser. I read him the riot act about Romney, McCain, Dole, Romney some more and rinos in general. Then went on to the disdain displayed towards the base and conservative candidates. Then the lack of testicular fortitude on the part of the GOP-E. Then made him promise to pass all that on to the upper levels of the RNC. I was in his ear for a good five minutes.
53 posted on Fri May 04 2012 21:49:43 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by W. W. SMITH
Well, Sarah and the rest sure surprised DC with TEA in Nov 10... RATS and RINOS honestly didnt believe it could happen, even though they saw it coming. Is there any reason to believe the people who made Nov 10 happen have any less motivation to do something even bigger this November, when the stakes are 20X higher?
57 posted on Fri May 04 2012 22:25:04 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by txhurl
May it be so. That would be a more wonderful outcome for the future of America than many of us can (or even dare to) imagine. Im sure that I would break right down and bawl like a baby, if this truly transpired.
61 posted on Fri May 04 2012 23:40:18 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by Windflier
your post is flat-out correct and tells succinctly why it would take an insurrection in Tampa to bring about such a scenario. I really think we need to have one. If only one in ten patriotic conservatives managed to get themselves to the convention in Tampa, the sheer force of their presence and numbers could force the gathering to choose another nominee. I honestly feel that that is our last and only chance to have a voice in this process.
63 posted on Fri May 04 2012 23:48:26 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by Windflier
To: TheRobb7 your wish is being organized in New Mexico September 1st....tween 50 and 90 k folk will attend...the biggest conservative speakers will fill the air ways from 10 m til 6 pm
71 posted on Sat May 05 2012 12:43:26 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by advertising guy
In my opinion, patriotic Americans have one last chance to force the turncoat cowards in the GOP to bend to the will of The People, and that is to mount a protest of historic proportions at the convention in Tampa. Ive decided, that come hell or high water, Im going to be there, demanding that the convention delegates end this travesty, and choose a real conservative as our nominee. This country is about to cross a Rubicon of sorts. If the process goes forward, and we come to the choice of either Romney or Obama in the general, the die will have been cast, and we will enter a new era of top-down, government imposed Socialism, that cannot be stopped with anything less than a full-scale rebellion. I urge every person who understands the gravity of the situation, to get to Tampa and register your vocal opposition to the great travesty about to be committed against us. It might well be your last opportunity to do so in a civil manner.
82 posted on Sun May 06 2012 14:53:41 GMT-0500 (Central Daylight Time) by Windflier
And now with the chatter about Rick Snyder being Romney’s VP choice we see how Mitt repays the faithful republican machine that changed the rules to spare Romney the indignity of a tie in Michigan.
Am I the only one that thinks a TEA Party march on GOP headquarters would send a loud message?
If you feel that there's a chance we can force a change in the direction of the convention by descending on Tampa in massive numbers, please talk up the idea here and elsewhere.
And do get there, if you can.
The bots flying Ron Paul banners are going to throw the convention into chaos. The TEA Party should wait in the wings and clean up the mess after that.
It’s happening in Indiana. We have a primary tomorrow and the Establishment RINO U.S. Senator may be defeated by a real conservative after 36 years in the U.S. Senate.
It’s not so much acceptance as it is resignation.
Thanks for posting that Churchill quote, Elsie. It’s a warning that should have been resonating with conservative patriots for decades now. Even more-so at this pivotal moment.
What a wit Churchill had! He must have been fascinating to be around.
Have you seen any threads here on FR with a state by state analysis by senate and house races identifying who the tea party candidates are?
That's okay, we'll wait (tapping foot).
Okay, I'm ready now.
Now you can just sit there and be disenfranchised with the rest of the class.
Add me to the list of Freepers voting for Goode. I will not vote for Romney. No way.... No how.
I haven’t seen any, but i will ask around.
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