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Democrats steal TN House Speakership, installing RINO puppet Kent Williams (Live Breaking...)
TN General Assembly ^ | 1-13-2009 | n/a

Posted on 01/13/2009 11:55:35 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj

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Republicans got outright 50-49 majority in November elections for first time in 140 years in Tennessee House of Representatives. In past half hour, Democrats voted en masse for a RINO traitor, who then voted for himself. Chaos ensued in the chamber. Kent Williams is a puppet for long-time Speaker and Democrat Boss Jimmy "Boss Hogg" Naifeh. This theft is almost playbook identical to the 1995 theft of the California Assembly using a RINO puppet for Speaker Willie Brown.

Currently in recess, returning at 2:15pm CST to elect Speaker Pro Tempore, with the RINO traitor "Speaker", is expected to reelect Democrat to post. Total outrage in the chamber and in the state of TN that the minority party has STOLEN power again.

1 posted on 01/13/2009 11:55:35 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj
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To: Lancey Howard; Impy; Clintonfatigued; Clemenza; AuH2ORepublican; JohnnyZ; darkangel82; ...

*ping*

Rodents STEAL TN House.


2 posted on 01/13/2009 11:57:03 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Thats happening in Texas too


4 posted on 01/13/2009 11:58:04 AM PST by GeronL (sanity prone freeper)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

The Rodents did the same thing in Texas.

Installed a puppet RINO from San Antonio by voting in a block, pealing off 16 RINOS -— all of whom WILL draw opposition in the primary.


5 posted on 01/13/2009 11:58:37 AM PST by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag fire.)
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To: All

http://timesfreepress.com/news/2009/jan/13/williams-elected-speaker-upset-mumpower-loses/?breakingnews


6 posted on 01/13/2009 11:58:38 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Almost exactly what they were trying in Texas


7 posted on 01/13/2009 11:59:01 AM PST by GeronL (sanity prone freeper)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Are you kidding me??


8 posted on 01/13/2009 11:59:57 AM PST by tndarlin
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To: MeanWestTexan

All Republicans (50) had pledged to support Jason Mumpower for Speaker. This traitor broke his pledge.


9 posted on 01/13/2009 12:00:09 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: GeronL

To arms ! To arms !


10 posted on 01/13/2009 12:00:19 PM PST by Renegade (You go tell my buddies)
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To: tndarlin

I wish I was. Post #6. They want war, they got it. This was a coup d’etat.


11 posted on 01/13/2009 12:01:09 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: GeronL

The Rats suceeded in Texas.

Straus is a pro-abortion (including late term abortion), pro-homo, pro-big gubmint liberal.


12 posted on 01/13/2009 12:01:34 PM PST by MeanWestTexan (Beware Obama's Reichstag fire.)
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To: Renegade

i am starting to wish


13 posted on 01/13/2009 12:01:43 PM PST by GeronL (sanity prone freeper)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
They did it in TX last week, too.

The full-court press is on, and the GOP is the Washington Generals.
14 posted on 01/13/2009 12:02:20 PM PST by Antoninus (America didn't turn away from conservatism, they turned away from many who faked it. - Mark Sanford)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Are you saying that Naifeh is still going to be speaker?


15 posted on 01/13/2009 12:02:49 PM PST by Coldwater Creek ("There is no insanity greater than electing a pathological Narcissist as president.")
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To: fieldmarshaldj

just more change we can believe in.


16 posted on 01/13/2009 12:04:13 PM PST by tndarlin
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To: Coldwater Creek

No. Williams is “Speaker”, but he is a puppet for Naifeh who clearly plotted behind the scenes to orchestrate this. Williams asked Naifeh to kindly CONTINUE presiding over this farce of a session. He’ll likely keep all the Democrats in power in committees. He might as well switch parties right now, he is a dead as a Republican.


17 posted on 01/13/2009 12:04:51 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
I think someone in the Republican leadership should fire off a pointed, but not overly terse, letter expressing mild disdain for the maneuver. That'll show them!
18 posted on 01/13/2009 12:04:57 PM PST by Onelifetogive (Let's get to altering or abolishing!)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
Hoping, talking, voting: the three legs of the stool of death.

19 posted on 01/13/2009 12:06:21 PM PST by I see my hands (_8(|)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

If they can take it, it wasn’t really “stolen”.
The Republicans gave it to them, again.

“If you ain’t cheatin’, you ain’t tryin’!”


20 posted on 01/13/2009 12:07:05 PM PST by SJSAMPLE
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Republicans are totally unarmed for the political guerrilla warfare that the Dems wage.


21 posted on 01/13/2009 12:08:34 PM PST by headstamp 2 (Been here before)
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To: Onelifetogive

For the past 14 years, the Democrats have received a minority of the votes for the TN House, and thanks to their grotesque gerrymanders, maintained anywhere from a 10-15 seat majority. We always whittled down their numbers, and this was the year we finally broke their gerrymander, getting 6 figures more votes for our candidates, widest support ever for the GOP since Reconstruction. Frankly, the entire GOP membership should’ve walked out en masse. This was theft, plain and simple. Williams is a liar and a traitor. His “pledge” was worthless.


22 posted on 01/13/2009 12:09:23 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: headstamp 2

Mumpower should’ve gotten several Democrats in his back pocket as Naifeh has with RINOs, including his new puppet.


23 posted on 01/13/2009 12:10:33 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: Renegade
To arms ! To arms !

If not in Tennessee, I don't know where they'd turn to arms.

24 posted on 01/13/2009 12:11:41 PM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (If you want Palin in 2012, better start closing those primaries now.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

That’s not stealing power. The Dems were able to get somebody to break ranks. The Republicans could have done the exact same thing.

Something really weird happened like this in PA not too long ago. The Dims took control by a slim majority, the GOP offered a few dims some incentives for switching their votes. The dims responded by poaching one a few of the Republicans with a Philly based Republican as the speaker.


25 posted on 01/13/2009 12:12:50 PM PST by snowboarding conservative
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To: Antoninus

I had to cover the issue for the newspaper since the former speaker was from out here in West Texas.

Just crazy.... The lawmakers honestly thought Craddick would win, but it was stolen because of a RINO coalition.

Granted, Craddick didn’t do much to help himself in the past, but he should have been speaker.


26 posted on 01/13/2009 12:14:44 PM PST by rwfromkansas ("Carve your name on hearts, not marble." - C.H. Spurgeon)
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To: snowboarding conservative

They are stealing power. ALL 50 Republicans pledged to support Mumpower for Speaker. This is a puppet installation by the current rodent who has been in power for 2 decades.


27 posted on 01/13/2009 12:15:12 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
At least I won't have to look at the “home of Jimmy Naifeh, speaker of the house” sign right outside my front door.
28 posted on 01/13/2009 12:17:20 PM PST by Coldwater Creek ("There is no insanity greater than electing a pathological Narcissist as president.")
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To: fieldmarshaldj; GeronL

Its time for Conservatives (in the era of big gov Democrat DOMINANCE) to DIVORCE themselves from the Republican Party and run as Democrats if you can ~sometimes~ stomach running as Democrats and voting for their Liberal for “Leaders Post”, then (that way we can increase Conservative Representation without giving up our beliefs-Use the Same “Tactic” Strategy they used against us The “DINO”!


29 posted on 01/13/2009 12:19:46 PM PST by JSDude1 (R(epublicans) In Name Only SUCK; D(emocrats) In Name Only are worth their weight..)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

I would take him out back for a little “talk”. What a disgusting traitor.


30 posted on 01/13/2009 12:25:40 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Obama is living proof that stupid people should not be allowed to vote.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

Indeed.

31 posted on 01/13/2009 12:26:57 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

How is this man a “traitor”? I’m not familiar with TN politics.


32 posted on 01/13/2009 12:27:31 PM PST by MNSlim
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To: fieldmarshaldj
In past half hour, Democrats voted en masse for a RINO traitor, who then voted for himself.

The Dems didn't cheat...Republican voters were stupid.

33 posted on 01/13/2009 12:28:37 PM PST by Krodg
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Same thing happened in Texas


34 posted on 01/13/2009 12:30:27 PM PST by Def Conservative (Palin, Jindal, Pence, Sanford, Steele= the new GOP...out with the old)
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To: MNSlim

I have to explain how ALL GOP members were pledged to support the Republican nominee and how one single member shanked the party in the back and allowed himself to be elected as a puppet to maintain minority Democrat control ?


35 posted on 01/13/2009 12:32:18 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Even thopugh all 50 had pledged, i think that Mike Williams was not completely trusted...

remember hes about the most RINO in Nashville...

RINOs have liitle sense of loyalty to conservatives or the GOP

RINOs can be bought...

RINOs can be flattered...

RINOS eagerly play the puppet...


36 posted on 01/13/2009 12:36:28 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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2:36pm... currently voting on Speaker Pro Tempore.


37 posted on 01/13/2009 12:36:49 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

This is what comes of the moronic practice of indiscriminately voting for whoever has an ‘R’ next to their name.


38 posted on 01/13/2009 12:36:54 PM PST by Sloth (I am the governed, and I hereby withhold my consent.)
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To: Tennessee Nana

This is KENT Williams of Carter County. And he just voted for Lois DeBerry for rodent Speaker Pro Tempore. This man is a world-class back-stabbing Judas traitor.


39 posted on 01/13/2009 12:38:26 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

In TX, the new Speaker, Straus, is RINO stalking horse of the Democrat leader Jim Dunnam of the liberal city of Waco.


40 posted on 01/13/2009 12:39:54 PM PST by Theodore R. (GWB is neither "compassionate nor conservative.")
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To: Krodg

Republican primary and general election voters are very mininformed. They don’t keep up with the news to be generous.


41 posted on 01/13/2009 12:41:05 PM PST by Theodore R. (GWB is neither "compassionate nor conservative.")
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To: Theodore R.

Problem in TX was a different situation. Craddick should’ve stepped down when there were cracks in his leadership and approved a successor to hold the caucus together. Straus wasn’t hiding his intentions. This session this afternoon was expected to see Republican Jason Mumpower elected, period. This was a total and absolute ambush. It’s a shameful day in Tennessee today that a minority party stole once again power rightfully belong to the Republican party, the party that has received a majority of votes for the past 14 years and STILL has not gotten control of the House.


42 posted on 01/13/2009 12:43:59 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

43 posted on 01/13/2009 12:49:26 PM PST by EternalVigilance (A dedicated, organized, united conservative movement is the only hope for America - www.AIPNEWS.com)
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To: MeanWestTexan

You bet they will.


44 posted on 01/13/2009 12:50:28 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Clintonfatigued; Impy
>> For the past 14 years, the Democrats have received a minority of the votes for the TN House, and thanks to their grotesque gerrymanders, maintained anywhere from a 10-15 seat majority. <<<

But...but... state legislatures reflect the INTERESTS of the WHOLE state, dontsa know. How silly to think that a gerrymandered RAT legislature held hostage by Dems in urban areas with the help of a token RINO would do otherwise. We MUST repeal the 17th amendment immediately and let those wonderful guys in the state legislatures pick our U.S. Senators FOR us so our states will have representation in the federal government. Clearly, we won't have a TRUE Republic in this country until the TN RAT legislature is allowed to overturn the election results and install Harold Ford as U.S. Senator, just as they overturned the vote on the state level.

Can't you see this is all being done because it's in the BEST INTERESTS of your entire state?

< / delusional "Abolish the 17th amendment" crowd on FR>

;-)

45 posted on 01/13/2009 12:51:49 PM PST by BillyBoy (Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

And they thought Blago was bad.


46 posted on 01/13/2009 12:52:10 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Sloth

I will agree with that.


47 posted on 01/13/2009 12:53:16 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Theodore R.

It may be spelled Waco; but’s it’s always been known as Whacko to us Texans.


48 posted on 01/13/2009 12:54:35 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: BillyBoy

Actually, the Speaker Pig Naifeh is a RURAL Democrat. The rural West TN crowd has controlled the body for years and years.


49 posted on 01/13/2009 12:54:53 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: freekitty

Williams just now to a Republican calling a point of order, “I CAN CHOOSE WHOMEVER I WANT AS SPEAKER !”


50 posted on 01/13/2009 12:56:26 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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