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GLENN BECK TO REPUBLICANS: The Tea Party Is 'Doubling Down'
Business Insider ^ | 11/12/2012 | Grace Wyler

Posted on 11/12/2012 5:22:52 PM PST by SeekAndFind

Since his departure from Fox News almost a year and half ago, conservative media icon Glenn Beck has been markedly absent from the political landscape.

But in the wake of last week's Republican defeat, the Tea Party leader has message for those in the political Establishment who are already writing his movement's obituary: We're not going anywhere.

In a remarkably sedate address to viewers of his daily online talk show last week, Beck offered a candid apology for wrongly predicted a Romney victory, and urged conservatives not to despair at the loss:

"We're not going to sit and wallow in it, we're not going to point fingers, we're not going to yell at anything," Beck said. "What we're going to do is what Americans always do is pick ourselves up by the boot straps, take stock of what happened and move on."

And later, he added this warning to the party:

"I have to tell you, I think the only one that is in real trouble is the GOP," he said. "It's Karl Rove and the Establishment Republicans that spent half a billion dollars and look where they got. We were making signs, and showing up at rallies and calling our neighbors and friends — which one really wasted their treasure? We didn't waste our time because we connected with people and we know what we are."

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KEYWORDS: glennbeck; republicans; teaparty

1 posted on 11/12/2012 5:23:01 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Glenn is wise and right on the money. This is not over...


2 posted on 11/12/2012 5:24:31 PM PST by Shady (Libya shows us how Americans rate...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Beck himself will tell you that he’s not a Tea party leader but I’m sure someone will be along shortly to attack him for it.


3 posted on 11/12/2012 5:26:13 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SeekAndFind

We sure as heck are!


4 posted on 11/12/2012 5:29:55 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Shady
Since his departure from Fox News almost a year and half ago, conservative media icon Glenn Beck has been markedly absent from the political landscape

The author is wrong, starting with his first statement. Beck has never been absent from the political arena. Quite frankly he needs to shut up and stay out of the process, now.

5 posted on 11/12/2012 5:30:44 PM PST by ducttape45
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To: SeekAndFind

This should work: a conservatives party based on the conservative principles of all significant groups in the country.


6 posted on 11/12/2012 5:34:31 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: SeekAndFind
His comment on the Wigs was delicious...

I am waiting for The Princess who is renowned fighter from the outer lands who will serve at the table ( Yes it is what her name means ) to chart the course I felt in my gut the day she resigned. I am so over the GOP, I am waiting for the Santelli moment where we have had enough and it starts on it's own....

7 posted on 11/12/2012 5:35:32 PM PST by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

The Tea Party Is Doubling Down? That was what I thought would have happened during this election. Did the tea party let Obama win because they didn’t want Mr. Romney?


8 posted on 11/12/2012 5:43:30 PM PST by Bronzy
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To: SeekAndFind

CW-II is coming.

May as well accept it.


9 posted on 11/12/2012 5:44:53 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: SeekAndFind

Beck is hardly a Tea Party figure. He trashed the conservative Republicans constantly in his campaign for his fellow Mormon Romney.


10 posted on 11/12/2012 5:45:24 PM PST by iowamark
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To: alice_in_bubbaland
To add, the Tea Party let the dems have the Senate.
11 posted on 11/12/2012 5:46:20 PM PST by Bronzy
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To: Bronzy

man nobody is ever good enough for some people


12 posted on 11/12/2012 5:54:01 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: taildragger

As Josey Wales said, “to hell with them fellas, the buzzards and the worms gotta eat.”

I plan to infiltrate the Dems. If enough of us do it they
will not know what hit them. Then just when they count on us, evaporate.


13 posted on 11/12/2012 5:56:08 PM PST by Cats Pajamas (Send your dollar to see the birth certificate)
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To: SeekAndFind

I think we’ll find out that Karl Rove, Roger Ailes and the like told Sarah Palin to make herself real scarce this election...and I think Sarah obliged.


14 posted on 11/12/2012 5:56:08 PM PST by Mamzelle
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To: Bronzy

The RNC consultants ran this one. Most tea party supported but didn’t pick the candidate nor set the agenda.


15 posted on 11/12/2012 5:58:05 PM PST by ilgipper (Obama supporters are comprised of the uninformed & the ill-informed)
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To: Bronzy

Mr Romney didn’t want our votes. I voted for him, but was not enthusiastic about it. There is nothing conservative about Romney, he’s just another country club republican.

I voted against Obummer.


16 posted on 11/12/2012 5:59:20 PM PST by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: alice_in_bubbaland
As I did. Plus, I voted for Mourdock.
17 posted on 11/12/2012 6:00:56 PM PST by Bronzy
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To: iowamark
You, obviously, do not listen to Glenn. He pushed for a whole string of conservatives over Romney during the primaries. He was especially a big supporter of Santorum. He constantly talked about holding Romney's feet to the conservative fire if he was elected. You are so blinded by your Mormon hatred that you can't recognize a true conservative.

Even now he is one of the few on the radio that's trying to. Rally support behind Allen West here in Florida. The mainstream GOP redistributed him out of office and the democrats in my county have done all they can to steal the election from him. But, other than Glenn, wok is talking about it and who is putting West on the air to plead his case. The GOP is contemptuous of true conservatives like West and Beck.

18 posted on 11/12/2012 6:01:24 PM PST by right.talker
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To: iowamark
You, obviously, do not listen to Glenn. He pushed for a whole string of conservatives over Romney during the primaries. He was especially a big supporter of Santorum. He constantly talked about holding Romney's feet to the conservative fire if he was elected. You are so blinded by your Mormon hatred that you can't recognize a true conservative.

Even now he is one of the few on the radio that's trying to. Rally support behind Allen West here in Florida. The mainstream GOP redistributed him out of office and the democrats in my county have done all they can to steal the election from him. But, other than Glenn, wok is talking about it and who is putting West on the air to plead his case. The GOP is contemptuous of true conservatives like West and Beck.

19 posted on 11/12/2012 6:01:29 PM PST by right.talker
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To: iowamark
You, obviously, do not listen to Glenn. He pushed for a whole string of conservatives over Romney during the primaries. He was especially a big supporter of Santorum. He constantly talked about holding Romney's feet to the conservative fire if he was elected. You are so blinded by your Mormon hatred that you can't recognize a true conservative.

Even now he is one of the few on the radio that's trying to. Rally support behind Allen West here in Florida. The mainstream GOP redistributed him out of office and the democrats in my county have done all they can to steal the election from him. But, other than Glenn, wok is talking about it and who is putting West on the air to plead his case. The GOP is contemptuous of true conservatives like West and Beck.

20 posted on 11/12/2012 6:01:54 PM PST by right.talker
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To: iowamark
You, obviously, do not listen to Glenn. He pushed for a whole string of conservatives over Romney during the primaries. He was especially a big supporter of Santorum. He constantly talked about holding Romney's feet to the conservative fire if he was elected. You are so blinded by your Mormon hatred that you can't recognize a true conservative.

Even now he is one of the few on the radio that's trying to. Rally support behind Allen West here in Florida. The mainstream GOP redistributed him out of office and the democrats in my county have done all they can to steal the election from him. But, other than Glenn, wok is talking about it and who is putting West on the air to plead his case. The GOP is contemptuous of true conservatives like West and Beck.

21 posted on 11/12/2012 6:01:54 PM PST by right.talker
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To: iowamark
You, obviously, do not listen to Glenn. He pushed for a whole string of conservatives over Romney during the primaries. He was especially a big supporter of Santorum. He constantly talked about holding Romney's feet to the conservative fire if he was elected. You are so blinded by your Mormon hatred that you can't recognize a true conservative.

Even now he is one of the few on the radio that's trying to. Rally support behind Allen West here in Florida. The mainstream GOP redistributed him out of office and the democrats in my county have done all they can to steal the election from him. But, other than Glenn, wok is talking about it and who is putting West on the air to plead his case. The GOP is contemptuous of true conservatives like West and Beck.

22 posted on 11/12/2012 6:01:56 PM PST by right.talker
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To: iowamark
You, obviously, do not listen to Glenn. He pushed for a whole string of conservatives over Romney during the primaries. He was especially a big supporter of Santorum. He constantly talked about holding Romney's feet to the conservative fire if he was elected. You are so blinded by your Mormon hatred that you can't recognize a true conservative.

Even now he is one of the few on the radio that's trying to. Rally support behind Allen West here in Florida. The mainstream GOP redistributed him out of office and the democrats in my county have done all they can to steal the election from him. But, other than Glenn, wok is talking about it and who is putting West on the air to plead his case. The GOP is contemptuous of true conservatives like West and Beck.

23 posted on 11/12/2012 6:02:03 PM PST by right.talker
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To: iowamark
You, obviously, do not listen to Glenn. He pushed for a whole string of conservatives over Romney during the primaries. He was especially a big supporter of Santorum. He constantly talked about holding Romney's feet to the conservative fire if he was elected. You are so blinded by your Mormon hatred that you can't recognize a true conservative.

Even now he is one of the few on the radio that's trying to. Rally support behind Allen West here in Florida. The mainstream GOP redistributed him out of office and the democrats in my county have done all they can to steal the election from him. But, other than Glenn, wok is talking about it and who is putting West on the air to plead his case. The GOP is contemptuous of true conservatives like West and Beck.

24 posted on 11/12/2012 6:02:05 PM PST by right.talker
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To: iowamark
You, obviously, do not listen to Glenn. He pushed for a whole string of conservatives over Romney during the primaries. He was especially a big supporter of Santorum. He constantly talked about holding Romney's feet to the conservative fire if he was elected. You are so blinded by your Mormon hatred that you can't recognize a true conservative.

Even now he is one of the few on the radio that's trying to. Rally support behind Allen West here in Florida. The mainstream GOP redistributed him out of office and the democrats in my county have done all they can to steal the election from him. But, other than Glenn, wok is talking about it and who is putting West on the air to plead his case. The GOP is contemptuous of true conservatives like West and Beck.

25 posted on 11/12/2012 6:02:19 PM PST by right.talker
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To: iowamark
You, obviously, do not listen to Glenn. He pushed for a whole string of conservatives over Romney during the primaries. He was especially a big supporter of Santorum. He constantly talked about holding Romney's feet to the conservative fire if he was elected. You are so blinded by your Mormon hatred that you can't recognize a true conservative.

Even now he is one of the few on the radio that's trying to. Rally support behind Allen West here in Florida. The mainstream GOP redistributed him out of office and the democrats in my county have done all they can to steal the election from him. But, other than Glenn, wok is talking about it and who is putting West on the air to plead his case. The GOP is contemptuous of true conservatives like West and Beck.

26 posted on 11/12/2012 6:02:20 PM PST by right.talker
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To: right.talker

Sorry for the duplicates, the site froze up the went post crazy???


27 posted on 11/12/2012 6:03:47 PM PST by right.talker
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To: Cats Pajamas

Oooo, I like how you think! Got any ideas as to how to throw in a couple monkey wrenches while you are there?


28 posted on 11/12/2012 6:04:44 PM PST by kevslisababy
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To: Bronzy

I voted for Romney because he got shoved down our throats just like McCain got shoved down our throats.

It was NOT the Tea Party’s fought the Dems won, it was the establishment RINOs who keep giving us moderate to liberal candidates. If it weren’t for the Tea Party, the House would be in Democrat control.

It was the establishment that shot Akin down rather than standing by him at all cost to defeat McCaskill. It is the establishment that is NOT supporting Alan West in his effort of a voter recall. It is the establishment that is not questioning the possible voter fraud in PA, Ohio, Fl, Oregon, Wisconsin and Colorado.


29 posted on 11/12/2012 6:07:24 PM PST by Texas56
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To: Texas56
Wonder if the establishment is going to fight for “lost ballots” here: http://normantranscript.com/headlines/x1499661471/Roberts-seeks-recount

The establishment wanted Obama. Savage warned us.

30 posted on 11/12/2012 6:13:24 PM PST by Bronzy
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To: Mamzelle

THAT was asinine. The socialist Democrats label Sarah a “dingbat” and a “loser”, the socialist Democrat media attacks her relentlessly, even McCain’s campaign people set her up with Katie Couric and someone “leaked” this and that; Karl Rove and other Republican “leading strategists” reject her and kick her to the curb. - She is a star in the Conservative movement, in the Tea Party; and a real drawing card. Oh, I forgot, the MODERATES, those elusive MODERATES!


31 posted on 11/12/2012 6:16:06 PM PST by Twinkie (Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.)
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To: Mamzelle
I think we’ll find out that Karl Rove, Roger Ailes and the like told Sarah Palin to make herself real scarce this election...and I think Sarah obliged. (My emphasis)

If that is what happened then it's a real shame because her silence and non involvement in this election cycle effectively ended her national political chances. She's been away from political office and political involvement of any stature for too long now to be a force in the future unless she wins a House or Senate seat and builds from there.

I can't help but envision Palin's acceptance speech and many subsequent speeches as a VP candidate, where she was "on fire" and so were the crowds. She not only had charisma, she had vitality, enthusiasm and connectivity. Then I think of all the GOP-e chosen top of the ticket boys who barely drag their ass across the stage and appear to smell of mothballs and I ask myself, why the hell am I even pretending that these guys represent me and my values?

32 posted on 11/12/2012 6:22:25 PM PST by varon (11-06-2012 dob United Socialist Ghettos of America (USGA))
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To: ducttape45

While I agree with the first half of your statement, I think that the latter half should us your moniker minus the 45 caliber.


33 posted on 11/12/2012 6:54:18 PM PST by Deagle (quo)
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To: right.talker

And here I just thought you were sincere!


34 posted on 11/12/2012 6:55:55 PM PST by Deagle (quo)
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To: SeekAndFind

Doubling Down? Doing what, exactly? Even more pissed off? So? You only get one vote.


35 posted on 11/12/2012 7:02:32 PM PST by CodeToad (Padme: "So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.")
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To: kevslisababy

My Mother always said I was troublesome child. We have especially nasty demonrat party reps where I live. Most people don’t like a couple of them as a general rule so they have trouble getting help. I shall act disheartened and be in absolute agreement that we need amnesty, more government as it is the only answer. Bla, bla, bla. I suspect they are at least as stupid as I was the last month or so when I was lapping up all the polling junk from Toe Sucker Morris and the architect. I wanted him gone so bad that I ignored my gut and accepted Romney as a conservative. My husband sent him money.That is not happening again. Maybe one more snort of the Obama crack cocaine is what will kill or at least weaken the democrap party. Rest assured I will be convincing in my change of heart with these demons sent from hell to destroy us all. I have been so deluded by people that I just found out Krauthammer was Mondale’s speech writer. I have developed a serious case of cynicism. I refuse to believe anything anyone says. Show me, prove it or shut up is my new name. Sorry for the rant.


36 posted on 11/12/2012 7:03:50 PM PST by Cats Pajamas (Send your dollar to see the birth certificate)
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To: SeekAndFind

I love Glenn, and I am going to hear what the Tea Party has to say. I do agree that they have an excellent point: Taxation without representation, is bad for America.

My thing is that I don’t join groups. They always end up to be infighting for power and control and cults of personality.

If the Tea Party wants to present something honest, I will pay attention.


37 posted on 11/13/2012 8:20:10 AM PST by Truth2012
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