Skip to comments.Hutchison joins GOP rebranding effort
Posted on 05/03/2009 5:51:03 PM PDT by redk
This week GOP leaders in Congress, including Texas' Sen. John Cornyn, launched a rebuilding effort this week, called the National Council for a New America. It's supposed be a grassroots conversation with citizens, including non-Republicans. Texas' senior Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison joined the effort Friday. "We as Republicans need to show the nation that we have better alternatives to Democratic proposals, and that we understand the very real challenges families are facing during these tough economic times," Hutchison said in a statement. Her joining also reaffirms her GOP credentials.
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Polls show her leading Perry some 2-2 in the March 2010 primary. Perry has angered nearly as many as GWB did. Democrats could have a field day in TX in 2010, but maybe not.
Should be 2-1 for Hutchison over Perry. People in TX liked Kay, and we can’t do a thing about it.
I’m a conservative, would vote for Palin first, but in any case want to deny O his “second term” he’s already mentioned. It’s a case of here we go again - by 2012, everyone’s going to be branded a RINO by people on FR, even those that don’t deserve that word.
Still, all we will ever be able to do is hold our noses and keep voting GOP, and nothing will happen or change.
I suppose they might stop by there for pizza and beer on their way home in the evenings.
An amazing thing is that so terribly many of the Brookings crowd just hate to live in DC where so terribly many Brookings institute pipedreams have been implemented. Instead, they live out in Northern Virginia (albeit predominantly in North Arlington).
When Republicans pick locations in Arlington to have little meetings like this that means they are TOTALLY OUT OF CONTACT.
Kay Barely Republican?
What’s she have to do with the GOP?
Note to those frauds calling themselves ‘Republicans’ - come to a tea party on July Fourth. You’ll hear plenty then.
I don’t fault them for trying to get something going. I fault them for claiming to speak for me. I fault them for making the GOP look even more ridiculous in the quest to keep themselves personally relevant.
Why not just take back the Republican party? Sitting around waiting for someone else to do something or the GOP leadership to wake up isn’t going to accomplish anything but ensure the Democrats are forever in power.
Everyone on this thread or on this board for that matter complaining of the direction the GOP has taken, what have you done to reverse it?
Cornyn and McConnel of all people had the most power to rebuke...Collins, Specter, and Snowe...
...and predictably did nothing.
The midterms should be historic GOP victories but it will be a GOP implosion...then we can oust the entire GOP leadership and start over.
The GOP has imploded the last two elections. The time to oust the leadership RINOs is now not in 2010.
These people will never get it. We don’t need to re-brand. They tried that. They tried to re-brand as Dems. We need to go back to the tried and true principles.
These so-called leaders are the reason the party is dead.
So, if I read your post correctly, you are saying that doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result is nuts!!
And, you're right!! Not only is the GOP not working for America anymore, it isn't working for conservatives. And, with Cornyn and Hutchison "working" to "rebrand" the GOP, the status will remain quo.
It is within our grasp to help the GOP pull the dirt in on its grave by creating a new conservative party. As it stands today, the GOP has so totally lost its way that it couldn't find its way back to its conservative principles with a GPS, a map and a set of written directions.
With RINOS like Cornyn (who endorsed Arlen Specter a mere week or two before he jumped ship) and Hutchison (a RINO'S RINO) trying to "rebrand" the GOP, it is clear that the "new" GOP will be DOA among true conservatives. So, it's time for us to take our ball and go elsewhere and abandon the people who abandoned us when they became Democrat Lite!! We have the better part of a year and a half to form a new political party and vet candidates before the mid-term elections. Those candidates that run as part of the new party will have to have strong, VERIFIABLE conservative credentials who, when elected, won't be dazzled by all the pretty big city lights when they get to Washington, but will work to deconstruct the current corrupt political machine (or system, if you prefer) that controls how business is done in Washington.
We have yet to see the real backlash against 0bama and the Dems. The Tea Parties on April 15th will appear mild in comparison to what they will see if they really try to squelch the 1st Amendment by pushing through the so-called "Fairness Doctrine", raise taxes through the roof and try to ban gun ownership. All of these things are on the table and the Dems are working to push their marxist, totalitarian agenda on us.
It's past time that we pushed back, but that time is upon us. Are we going to spit . . . . . . . . or get off the pot???
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