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Tom DeLay Disses McCain, Calls New Hampshire Win ĎA Blipí
Fox News ^ | January 9, 2008 | Chad Pergram

Posted on 01/09/2008 12:08:26 PM PST by flattorney

John McCain’s win in New Hampshire did not impress former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. Revealing a divide in the Republican Party between moderates and conservatives, DeLay slammed McCain in an interview Wednesday with FOX News. “There’s nothing redeeming about John McCain,” DeLay said. The Texas Republican added that McCain “does betray conservative principles.” When asked on which issues McCain was not a conservative, he said: “Mercy, there’s tons of them” and proceeded to list the Senator’s positions on the environment, immigration, the International Criminal Court, his support for affirmative action and taxes. He also called McCain a “hypocrite” when it came to lobbyists.

. . . .When asked about the divisions in the party between moderates and conservatives, DeLay said “I don’t think there’s a schism in the party. The party doesn’t exist. It’s rebuilding.” (Sad but true. The Federal GOP is a mess. – FlA)

(Excerpt) Read more at youdecide08.foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; delay; elections; icc; mccain; tdelaymc; tomdelay
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“The Hammer” was instrumental in this latest major beatdown of the Democrats-Soros Shadow Party. . .
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10.03.07: The Return of "That'll Teach 'Em" Hillary (Op-Ed by Tom DeLay)

From FlAttorney's FR "Straight Talk" page

Posted for FlAttorney by TAB

1 posted on 01/09/2008 12:08:27 PM PST by flattorney
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To: flattorney


The American Conservative Union ~ Conservative Political Action Conference 2008
Free Republic CPAC Threads
CPAC 2008 will be the most significant conference and gathering of Republicans this decade.
And, it's not because of the published agenda or the speakers. - FlA

01.05.08: A Republican House Divided Will Not Stand
Speech: “No Retreat, No Surrender: Fighting the Soros Shadow Party”
Tom DeLay and David Horowitz, CPAC 2007, March 3, 2007
Audio of Speech



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2 posted on 01/09/2008 12:09:04 PM PST by flattorney (See my comprehensive FR Profile "Straight Talk" Page)
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To: flattorney
Tom DeLay, is IN paly.

Yay!

We do not exist. I love it.

3 posted on 01/09/2008 12:13:03 PM PST by Candor7
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To: flattorney
I stand with Tom DeLay.


McCain

Go Fred!

4 posted on 01/09/2008 12:14:30 PM PST by G.Mason (And what is intelligence if not the craft of out-thinking our adversaries?)
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To: flattorney

Good for DeLay!

Who is going to win Texas?
Really win, I mean.


5 posted on 01/09/2008 12:16:47 PM PST by bill1952 (The right to buy weapons is the right to be free)
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To: flattorney
FLA! Sheesh, great to hear from You however vicariously.

Watcha think of this.

Obama and his Cousin Odinga try to immpose Sharia Law on Kenya, and fail, the Dose

Please look at the document link and the "Obama File" link. You may already know these facts.

Please come back to me on it.

6 posted on 01/09/2008 12:22:11 PM PST by Candor7
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To: flattorney; All

I think delay nailed it.

Also keep in mind, in FL DEMOCRATS HAVE NO PRIMARY DELEGATES.

This means a whole class of democrats can change parties to vote for whichever republican is the kookiest.

Ronpaul is even running radio ads in various markets down here.

Essentially the “blue zones” are kook paul country.


7 posted on 01/09/2008 12:23:02 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: flattorney
Is there any way we can get to the convention and get somebody that's not in play now? We are in deep doo doo. I'll vote for Thompson but doesn't look like he's going for it 100%.

Such a shame a really likeable favorite isn't out there running now - I do think the convention with the more conservative attendees could pick a good one and opt for none that are running right now! Please, I need some hope?
8 posted on 01/09/2008 12:23:05 PM PST by RushingWater (Pres. Bush honors Mexican sovereignty over our own - Pardon Ramos/Campeon/Hernandez)
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To: flattorney

Sad to say, but he just may be right. But if we can coalesce around Romney, we may be able to govern and rebuild at the same time.


9 posted on 01/09/2008 12:23:27 PM PST by AKSurprise (" Iíd rather get 80% of what I want than to go over the cliff with my flag flying." -Ronald Reagan-)
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To: flattorney
“There’s nothing redeeming about John McCain,” DeLay said. The Texas Republican added that McCain “does betray conservative principles.”

I am glad a real conservative is hitting McCain hard. McCain needs to be repudiated and humiliated by real conservatives. McCain absolutely despises conservatives. If McCain had any decency at all, he would run on the Demo ticket. He is the enemy of all who love Liberty and our Constitution.

10 posted on 01/09/2008 12:23:50 PM PST by sand88
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To: flattorney

Yikes! That’s gotta leave a mark.


11 posted on 01/09/2008 12:23:53 PM PST by tioga
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To: RushingWater
I'll vote for Thompson but doesn't look like he's going for it 100%.

Based on what set of observations and/or facts did you come to that conclusion?
12 posted on 01/09/2008 12:24:58 PM PST by SoConPubbie
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To: flattorney
I heard Delay on the radio and he said Huckleberry "isn't a Tom Delay conservative".

Tom, Dude! Chuckleberry isn't even in the conservative zip code!

13 posted on 01/09/2008 12:25:41 PM PST by webschooner
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To: flattorney

The Hammer hits the nail smack on the head. ouchie


14 posted on 01/09/2008 12:28:53 PM PST by constant
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To: Candor7

Obama’s a Luo? Speaking of them, there was an article earlier this week about the Luos ... some fighting going on in Africa where a church full of people was set on fire and anyone who managed to escape was gunned down by a mob. I’ll see if I can find it.


15 posted on 01/09/2008 12:29:39 PM PST by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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To: flattorney

“Calls New Hampshire Win ‘A Blip’”

From your lips to Gods’ ears, Tom.


16 posted on 01/09/2008 12:30:17 PM PST by Grunthor (McCain voters believe that it's possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.)
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To: AKSurprise
But if we can coalesce around Romney, we may be able to govern and rebuild at the same time

That's it. If Fred falters in SC, it will be time to rally behind Romney as the least objectionable of the viable candidates. The alternatives are too depressing to think about

17 posted on 01/09/2008 12:34:15 PM PST by estimator (Defeat the illegal aliens' 3 Amigos--i.e. McCain, Huckleberry & Frooty)
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To: RushingWater
"I'll vote for Thompson but doesn't look like he's going for it 100%"

Thompson's "fault" is that he wants to explain what the current situation is and then what he would do to correct it. The MSM doesn't want to pay attention to him that long; they would rather get a few sentences, a quip, a short anecdote ar a sound-bite or two and be on their way to happy hour.

So, they imply he is "tired" and "lazy" and "uncommitted".

18 posted on 01/09/2008 12:40:05 PM PST by Cletus.D.Yokel
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To: flattorney
"“There’s nothing redeeming about John McCain,”

I strongly agree with Tom.

19 posted on 01/09/2008 12:42:34 PM PST by river rat (Semper Fi - You may turn the other cheek, but I prefer to look into my enemy's vacant dead eyes.)
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To: flattorney

former Majority Leader Tom DeLay

Reminds me that he took our majority and made it into a former majority.

We win when security conservatives, economic conservatives and social conservatives work together (like, Gingrich, Armey and DeLay did). Not when one faction pushes out the other two, and relies on the pork barrel to re-elect incumbents.


20 posted on 01/09/2008 12:45:01 PM PST by Redmen4ever
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To: piasa
Those are Obamas tribesmen. Seriously, visit the link I posted above. They are all Muslims burning Christians.

And Obama campaigned for their leader, Obama's cousin. Odinga, in 2006.

Obama got them all whipped up, like can do.

I think its an election issue.

21 posted on 01/09/2008 12:45:39 PM PST by Candor7
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To: flattorney
“I don’t think there’s a schism in the party. The party doesn’t exist. It’s rebuilding.”

How very true! A GOP that votes for McCain or Huck clearly is lost and leaderless.

22 posted on 01/09/2008 12:48:33 PM PST by iowamark
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To: flattorney

Gee, Tom... maybe if you weren’t funnelling corporate money into your campaign accounts you might actually have a say in what’s going on.

Good riddance.


23 posted on 01/09/2008 12:58:18 PM PST by jmyrlefuller
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To: river rat

I agree with Tom also. Have you ever met anyone who would consider voting for McCain? I never have. I’m just wondering where his supporters (on the ground, not in the “conservative” media) might be.


24 posted on 01/09/2008 12:58:34 PM PST by jammer
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To: yorkie; processing please hold
“There’s nothing redeeming about John McCain,” DeLay said. The Texas Republican added that McCain “does betray conservative principles.” When asked on which issues McCain was not a conservative, he said: “Mercy, there’s tons of them” and proceeded to list the Senator’s positions on the environment, immigration, the International Criminal Court, his support for affirmative action and taxes......

When asked about the divisions in the party between moderates and conservatives, DeLay said “I don’t think there’s a schism in the party. The party doesn’t exist. It’s rebuilding.” Oh wow....DeLay's spot on, imo, even about the party....
25 posted on 01/09/2008 1:01:40 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: Candor7

Here’s that thread. The Luo tribe, Obama’s friend Raila Obinga, the Million Man March, and accusations of a “stolen election” in Kenya :

Pressure mounts with 300 killed in Kenya (dozens burned alive in Church)
AP ^ | January 2, 2008 | KATHARINE HOURELD
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1947213/posts?page=18


26 posted on 01/09/2008 1:02:51 PM PST by piasa (Attitude Adjustments Offered Here Free of Charge)
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To: Redmen4ever
We win when security conservatives, economic conservatives and social conservatives work together (like, Gingrich, Armey and DeLay did). Not when one faction pushes out the other two, and relies on the pork barrel to re-elect incumbents.

An interesting insight that probably deserves its own vanity thread and when you write it up after some careful study I hope you will ping me.

Robert Novak in his prince of Darkness autobiography commented on how Gingrich, once Speaker, laid aside adherence to his own conservative principles as merely means to an end, in Novaks opinion. (I paraphrase, but that was the essence.)

The is a lot to be said that the values of conservatism are often held too lightly by those in the political class who claim them.

I don't look as social, economic and anti-collectivistic conservatives as separate believers but instead, often separated by motivators, leaders and politicians that are too small in their outlook to strike the broad consensus.

27 posted on 01/09/2008 1:03:36 PM PST by KC Burke (Men of intemperate minds can never be free...their passions forge their fetters.)
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To: flattorney
“There’s nothing redeeming about John McCain,” DeLay said. The Texas Republican added that McCain “does betray conservative principles.”

What a thing to say!

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28 posted on 01/09/2008 1:07:46 PM PST by TigersEye (Crusty is as Crusty does.)
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To: jmyrlefuller

Could you point me to which office DeLay is funning for?


29 posted on 01/09/2008 1:10:34 PM PST by basil (Support the Second Amendment--buy another gun today!)
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To: flattorney

Will these “moderate FReepers” atttack Tom Delay as they have attacked many Conservatives here on FR for stating the same exact thing?

LLS


30 posted on 01/09/2008 1:20:22 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (Support America, Kill terrorists, Destroy dims and vote Fred!)
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To: longtermmemmory

>This means a whole class of democrats can change parties to vote for whichever republican is the kookiest.

Then they had best have already done that.

The last day to register was in December and, being that this isn’t some kooky state, there are no crossover, open primary votes here.


31 posted on 01/09/2008 1:25:35 PM PST by bill1952 (The right to buy weapons is the right to be free)
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To: sand88

McC should keep running alright-—to Mexico


32 posted on 01/09/2008 1:36:05 PM PST by hdstmf
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To: sand88
He is the enemy of all who love Liberty and our Constitution

Amen. I have heard his "straight talk" lately, and he hasn't changed one iota on the amnesty he supoorted and still supports, while attacking his rivals for calling it amnesty. He claims that now the amercian people don't trust the government, so the border will have to be secured first and then those here illegally will have to be treated "humanely", as if this country has ever been inhumane to anyone. The truth is, as soon as he gets a chance he and his pal teddy will resurrect the amnesty bill.

When I first came to Free Republic I didn't know much about McLame, and I didn't understand the intense animosity. Needless to say, I do now.

33 posted on 01/09/2008 1:40:29 PM PST by at bay ("We actually did an evil..." ---Eric Schmidt, CEO Google.)
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To: flattorney
The Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary results prove Delay correct.

The winner of both contests on the Republican side dislike the Republican party and have actively worked to weaken it.
34 posted on 01/09/2008 1:58:55 PM PST by elizabetty ("Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." .Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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To: estimator
But if we can coalesce around Romney, we may be able to govern and rebuild at the same time

That's it. If Fred falters in SC, it will be time to rally behind Romney as the least objectionable of the viable candidates. The alternatives are too depressing to think about

Agreed 100%. I just hope Fred endorses Mitt when he finally gives it up. If he endorses McPain... yikes.

35 posted on 01/09/2008 2:00:36 PM PST by America_Right (FredHead and MittWit)
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To: AKSurprise

No thank you, I’d rather crash the take Mitt.


36 posted on 01/09/2008 2:02:26 PM PST by Robbin
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To: jmyrlefuller
Gee, Tom... maybe if you weren’t funnelling corporate money into your campaign accounts you might actually have a say in what’s going on. Good riddance.

Proof?

37 posted on 01/09/2008 2:04:15 PM PST by Logical me (Oh, well!!!)
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To: flattorney

DeLay may be correct, but I’m not sure that he’s a guy who should be giving out lectures on other people’s redeeming qualities.


38 posted on 01/09/2008 2:06:19 PM PST by jpl (Dear Al Gore: it's 3:00 A.M., do you know where your drug addicted son is?)
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To: flattorney; All

McCain’s actions in the last 20 yrs have created the acronym RINO. If he were the nominee, I’d be too embarrassed to vote.


39 posted on 01/09/2008 2:09:36 PM PST by wolfcreek (The Status Quo Sucks!)
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To: piasa
Thanks!

This Obama-Odinga connection gets more intersting by the hour.

I am waiting for this news to break about Obama - Odinga. Notice how there are teasers preparing for the spin," Obama in contact with Odinga to give advice", etc.. Obama was campaigning for Odinga in 2006. He was doing it so stridently that the government of Kenya complained about it. Obama can move crowds, as we know. And he sure got his fello Islamofascist Luo up into a head of steam. Civil war in Kenya?

Thanks Obama. Thanks a lot!

I'd say we have a pretty powerful election issue here!

Cheers! C7

40 posted on 01/09/2008 2:18:33 PM PST by Candor7
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To: flattorney
“I don’t think there’s a schism in the party. The party doesn’t exist. It’s rebuilding.” And if my county Republican meeting last night was any predictor we aren't rebuilding as conservatives.
41 posted on 01/09/2008 2:29:10 PM PST by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we write in marble. JHuett)
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To: America_Right
. If he endorses McPain... yikes.

I would just ignore his or anyone else's suggestion to vote for McCain. Nothing on this Earth could ever get me to vote for McCain.

42 posted on 01/09/2008 2:32:07 PM PST by sand88
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To: jmyrlefuller

I agree. DeLay’s just another discredited voice in the echo chamber.

How’s your ex-House seat Tom? Oh, that’s right, you lost it for us...


43 posted on 01/09/2008 3:07:03 PM PST by Norman Bates
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To: flattorney
John McCain's platform (Hint: more conservative than you think.)
44 posted on 01/09/2008 3:11:20 PM PST by Norman Bates
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To: sand88
If McCain had any decency at all, he would run on the Demo ticket.

If somehow McCain is elected president, he'll work with democrats to pass laws for amnesty and against torture. Those are two of his main obsessions.

45 posted on 01/09/2008 7:43:59 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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