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The John Birch Society Announces CPAC 2010 Cosponsorship
John Birch Society ^ | 12/15/09 | Bill Hahn

Posted on 12/15/2009 2:15:47 PM PST by Rodebrecht

The John Birch Society Announces CPAC 2010 Cosponsorship JBS to provide leadership, educational presence at nation's top conservative gathering

APPLETON, WIS.—December 15, 2009—The John Birch Society announces it is cosponsoring the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) 2010, to be held in Washington DC, Feb. 18-20.

JBS will have a double booth with half dedicated to offering educational and promotional materials and the other half housing a TV studio that will stream live video from the booth and broadcast onto JBS LibertyNewsNetwork.tv, a website that will feature archived JBS video and live video streams.

Last year, more than 8,000 attendees were drawn to CPAC. Posted on CPAC's website, The Washington Post called it, “… the preeminent yearly gathering of conservative activists.”

(Excerpt) Read more at jbs.org ...


TOPICS: Announcements; Constitution/Conservatism
KEYWORDS: conservatives; cpac; cpac2010; jbs; johnbirchsociety; nohellno
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1 posted on 12/15/2009 2:15:47 PM PST by Rodebrecht
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To: Rodebrecht

Not a good association for CPAC.


2 posted on 12/15/2009 2:26:05 PM PST by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: Rodebrecht
JBS will have a double booth

How many booths are there at CPAC? I have a feeling that the Birchers are doing a some self-agrandizing by calling rental of a couple of booth spaces at a conference a "cosponsorship".

3 posted on 12/15/2009 2:28:00 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Obamalaise - the new mood for America.)
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To: KarlInOhio

Birchers dishonest? Nah.

Some Jews just stole their co-sponsorship.


4 posted on 12/15/2009 2:34:20 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: Reagan Man
According to the CPAC agenda ....the first day there is a "co sponsor" reception......so I guess this is true....JBS is too far right for me

Wish now I hadn't signed up and paid my money

5 posted on 12/15/2009 2:35:00 PM PST by estrogen (time to fight)
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To: Reagan Man

Why? The Birchers I know are good, honest, patriotic people.


6 posted on 12/15/2009 2:37:18 PM PST by Britt0n
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To: Britt0n

“The Birchers I know are good, honest, patriotic people.”

I think that is overall true.

They have, however, been over-the-top on a number of issues, and certain of their key members (outside Birch functions) espouse some, if not anti-semetic and anti-Roman Catholic positions, positiosn that are so close that I can barely tell the difference.

Regardless, the JB are a damaged brand and any association with them will harm CPAC.


7 posted on 12/15/2009 2:41:33 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: Rodebrecht

Why do we need this crap here at FR?


8 posted on 12/15/2009 2:43:26 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Rodebrecht

The John Birch Society is one of the best patriotic organizations we have. I’d love it if they joined up with the Tea Partiers!


9 posted on 12/15/2009 2:43:47 PM PST by RoadTest (Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. John 3:3)
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To: Rodebrecht

Why not save your time and share booths with Cindy Sheehan and the Code Pinkos as the JBS shares the same anti war,
views and both believe the NeoCons, (Jewish Conservative Republicans) are more dangerious than the IslamOfascists.


10 posted on 12/15/2009 2:44:23 PM PST by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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To: KarlInOhio

” I have a feeling that the Birchers are doing a some self-agrandizing”

That’s not their bag. They’re patriots intent on opening America’s eyes to the Communist takeover - have been for decades.


11 posted on 12/15/2009 2:45:02 PM PST by RoadTest (Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. John 3:3)
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To: Rodebrecht
Man, I thought Buckley purged these guys from the Conservative Movement four decades ago!
12 posted on 12/15/2009 2:45:38 PM PST by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: SE Mom

I’m hearing the result here of Liberal slamming of the Birchers. It’s brainwashing left over from the McCarthy era.


13 posted on 12/15/2009 2:46:28 PM PST by RoadTest (Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God. John 3:3)
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To: Britt0n

My experience over many decades is that the John Birch Society is filled with a bunch of wacko extremists. The Founder of the JBS (Welch) called President Eisenhower a communist stooge. Prompting the resignation of conservatives like Bill Buckley and Russell Kirk. Even Barry Goldwater distanced himself from JBS.

Wouldn’t be surprised to see that nutzies like Ron Paul, Thomas DiLorenzo, Lew Rockwell are members of JBS. Along with the late Reagan hater, Murry Rothbard.

I say, no thanks to JBS!


14 posted on 12/15/2009 2:49:30 PM PST by Reagan Man ("In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.")
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To: Rodebrecht
I'm surprised they have room, what with the Republican "Gay" groups they're letting in.

CPAC allows [Republican] homosexual activist group "GOProud"

15 posted on 12/15/2009 2:49:40 PM PST by EternalVigilance (By choice, they've removed themselves from the "We" in "We hold these truths to be self-evident...")
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To: SoCalPol

Seems pretty over the top for me. Why are conservatives always wanting to eat there own?


16 posted on 12/15/2009 2:49:57 PM PST by Britt0n
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To: Britt0n

I, too, am confused over the condemnation of the JBS by many here.

I’ve never been a member of the JBS. But when I was serving in the Russian Maritime Region, John McMannus sent me two books at no charge, and I learned more about the corruption of the UNO than I had eve known previously. After reading the JBS books, I saw a lot of the information confirmed by many non-JBS authors.

Just about my closest Russian friend was an old radio engineer who had worked on surveillance (say, “spy”) ships off the USA west coast in the 1960s. This man was converted to Christ in 1995. After I would read the JBS books, he would read them. He would confirm to me what the JBS had to say about communism and Russia, and was always asking me for more books.

What is the beef so many have with JBS?


17 posted on 12/15/2009 2:57:02 PM PST by John Leland 1789 (But then, I'm accused of just being a troll, so . . . .)
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To: estrogen

On what issue to you disagree?


18 posted on 12/15/2009 3:02:13 PM PST by donna ( I am confident that we can create a Kingdom right here on Earth. - Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: Rodebrecht

The John Birch Society
(Michael Brown)

Oh we’re meeting at the courthouse at eight o’clock tonight.
You just come in the door and take the first turn to the right.
Be careful when you get there, we’d hate to be bereft,
But we’re taking down the names of everybody turning left;

‘Cause we’re the John Birch Society, the John Birch Society,
Here to save this country from a communistic plot.
We’re the John Birch Society, help us swell the ranks.
To get this movement started, we need lots of tools and cranks.

Now there’s no one that’s certain that the Kremlin doesn’t touch.
We think that Westbrook Pegler doth protest a bit too much.
We only hail the hero from whom we got our name.
We’re not sure what he did, but he’s our hero all the same.

Oh, we’re the John Birch Society, the John Birch Society,
Socialism is the “ism” dismalist of all.
Join the John Birch Society, there’s so much to do.
Have you heard they’re serving vodka at the W.C.T.U.?

Well you’ve heard about the agents that we’ve already named.
Well M.C.A. has agents that are flatly unashamed.
We’re after Rosie Clooney, we’ve gotten Pinky Lee,
And the day we get Red Skelton won’t that be a victory!

For we’re the John Birch Society, the John Birch Society,
Norman Vincent Peale may think he’s kidding us along,
But the John Birch Society knows he spilled the beans.
He keeps on preaching brotherhood, but we know what he means!

We’ll teach you how to spot ‘em in the city or the sticks,
‘Cause even Jasper Junction is just full of Bolsheviks.
The CIA’s subversive and so’s the FCC.
There’s no one left but thee and we, and we’re not sure of thee.

Oh we’re the John Birch Society, the John Birch Society,
Here to save our country from a Communistic plot.
Join the John Birch Society, holding off the Reds.
We’ll use our hands and hearts, and if we must, we’ll use our heads.

Friends, do you want Justice Warren to be your Commissar?
Do you want Mrs. Khrushchev in there with the DAR?
You cannot trust your neighbors, or even next-of-kin.
If mommy is a Commie, then you gotta turn her in.

Oh, we’re the John Birch Society, the John Birch Society
Fighting for the right to fight the right fight for the right.
We’re the John Birch Society, as we’re marching on,
We’ll all be glad to see you when we’re meeting in the John,
In the John, In the John Birch Society.

- The Chad Mitchell Trio, Kapp Records, 1962


19 posted on 12/15/2009 3:03:25 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: Britt0n

I will tell you Newbee, I worked in the Reagan campaign when he first ran for Gov.
Been in the streets countering face to face against the Code Pinkos, the pro Hamas, the pro illegals.

Have also in the past been in JBS book stores and have talked to the people. They have the same talking points as the Marxist anti war Code Pinkos.

There are too many Left Wing trolls on FR trying to divide Conservative Republicans to push through their Liberal Democrat camdidates and agenda.

The JBS, Ron Paul, and other fringe loons are the Democrats best friends


20 posted on 12/15/2009 3:04:23 PM PST by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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To: John Leland 1789

they are racists and anti semitism


21 posted on 12/15/2009 3:08:14 PM PST by sabe@q.com (Yes, I'm a SW freak!)
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To: Bob J; SunkenCiv; Nachum; onyx; DvdMom; blam; muawiyah

*ping*


22 posted on 12/15/2009 3:11:21 PM PST by hennie pennie
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To: Reagan Man
Your post is an excellent summary. Here's a book, albeit a novel, but by William F. Buckley, Jr. Getting it Right

Mr. Buckley was there. I wasn't. It's the only footnoted novel I've ever read.

Regards,

TS

23 posted on 12/15/2009 3:11:33 PM PST by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: Rodebrecht

Oh boy. Watch the double standard swing into play.

As others have pointed out, The John Birch Society is a damaged brand and by the time the news media maligns it, CPAC might find a dwindled speakers’ list for next year.

Of course, the media might lie in wait and pounce at the most opportune time.

JBS’s participation doesn’t sound like a winner to me.


24 posted on 12/15/2009 3:12:15 PM PST by onyx
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To: Rodebrecht

Please let this be satire.


25 posted on 12/15/2009 3:13:36 PM PST by FateAmenableToChange
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To: Reagan Man
This a very bad thing. I don't know what the JBS is up to lately, but they are a large stationary target for the leftwing demagogues. Being smeared as "birchers" is the last thing any conservative organization needs in this current era of media mendacity.
26 posted on 12/15/2009 3:14:23 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: SoCalPol

Jewish conservative republicans?
What all 18 of them! WOW.
Over 85% of the Jewish vote went to Obama.
We should always remember that the repugnant main
stream media always wants to act as a filter to get
us to see things the way they want us to, not as
they really are.


27 posted on 12/15/2009 3:14:31 PM PST by Doulos1 (Bitter Clinger Forever)
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To: RoadTest
The John Birch Society is one of the best patriotic organizations we have.

Yes yes, but the middle road groupies and the liberal wing of the Republican party thinks they're too insensitive...ka-ka-po-po

28 posted on 12/15/2009 3:17:05 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: SoCalPol

“They have the same talking points as the Marxist anti war Code Pinkos.”


It would be helpful to me to have the correlations more clearly articulated.

I’m anti-UNO war myself. I’m also anti-ground war where we could have used superior intelligence, air power, and special forces units to wipe out the greater part of our 9/11 enemies (that is, providing that we didn’t give our objectives and plans to the news media beforehand).


29 posted on 12/15/2009 3:18:34 PM PST by John Leland 1789 (But then, I'm accused of just being a troll, so . . . .)
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To: SoCalPol

Bullcrap.


30 posted on 12/15/2009 3:20:19 PM PST by Britt0n
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To: onyx

So, we are supposed to stay out of organizations that the left-wing media maligns? Wouldn’t this make all non-left wing groups off limits?


31 posted on 12/15/2009 3:23:13 PM PST by Britt0n
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To: hennie pennie

I seriously doubt this is accurate. If they did at all, more likely they secured it under another name.

If it is true, well, CPAC deserves what it gets.


32 posted on 12/15/2009 3:29:31 PM PST by Bob J
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To: Britt0n
So, we are supposed to stay out of organizations that the left-wing media maligns? Wouldn’t this make all non-left wing groups off limits?

We're free to join and associate with any group we choose.

Association with the John Birch Society won't help conservative candidates because of its reputation for some its extreme positions.

I have serious misgivings about its participation at CPAC and think that several candidates and office holders will shy away from speaking at CPAC. Nobody will want to be tagged "a Bircher."

33 posted on 12/15/2009 3:33:00 PM PST by onyx
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To: onyx
Association with the John Birch Society won't help conservative candidates because of its reputation for some its extreme positions.

No more extreme...We must be sensitive!!!...Be like Houston Texas, and get yerself a gay mayor...Get er done!

34 posted on 12/15/2009 3:36:27 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: SE Mom
Why do we need this crap here at FR?

If by "crap" you mean dismissive and condemning posts that fail to state a rational argument then I'm wondering the same thing.

35 posted on 12/15/2009 3:47:59 PM PST by rogue yam
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To: Doulos1

78% actually.

And given that most self-identified Jew live in and around New York City or in some other big city, probably about the same as other urbanites of like education.


36 posted on 12/15/2009 4:04:10 PM PST by TheThirdRuffian (Nothing to see here. Move along.)
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To: RoadTest
I respect the JBS also. I used to subscribe to The New American magazine before my vision deteriorated, & was blown away by their insistence on having our Congresscritters abide by their Constitutional Oath (what a concept!).

Their FREEDOM INDEX is awesome, & I learned a lot about US history, the goodness of Founding Fathers, & Original Intent due to reading it. IMO, anyone who would call themselves a patriot should pay attention to it.

37 posted on 12/15/2009 4:05:32 PM PST by ChrisInAR ("You gotta let it out, Captain!")
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To: SoCalPol

Your ignorance is stinking up this thread. Please get your head out....or better yet, get rid of the smell by putting it back in!


38 posted on 12/15/2009 4:10:36 PM PST by ChrisInAR ("You gotta let it out, Captain!")
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To: rogue yam

Ok. Point taken. We can agree to disagree?

I obviously do not have anything good to say about the JBS so I could have kept my mouth shut and ignored it- I do that pretty often anyway...

But- by “crap” I didn’t mean dismissive or condemning posts- I meant what I said. That’s my opinion of the JBS. I dismiss them- but don’t necessarily condemn them.

Ah well...I knew I was making a mistake when I hit post the first time ;)

At any rate- I just finished work- starving (maybe why I’m grumpy) - and am going to eat!


39 posted on 12/15/2009 4:12:34 PM PST by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: RoadTest
They’re patriots intent on opening America’s eyes to the Communist takeover - have been for decades.

Amen. That's why the JBS is poked fun of by people who call themselves "conservative", & are despised by the Left -- they are willing to call a spade a spade, & the NeoCons running the GOP don't like it.

40 posted on 12/15/2009 4:17:21 PM PST by ChrisInAR ("You gotta let it out, Captain!")
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To: ChrisInAR

Sonny, you don’t have a clue about the real world.
You are in your hole in Arkansas playing keyboard commando.
You are typical of the Neo Left who are destroying America


41 posted on 12/15/2009 4:21:57 PM PST by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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To: dragnet2

Yes, dragnet2! We must be “extremely sensitive.” LOL.


42 posted on 12/15/2009 4:27:36 PM PST by onyx
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To: Reagan Man

Over the years, the JBS has taken some raqther curious views for an organization that styles itself conservative. In the mid-1970’s, they opposed Ronald Reagan’s bid for the presidency—seems he wasn’t conservative enough, and even had some liberal views in the 1940’s. In 1978, R. D. Patrick Mahoney, one of their spokesmen, was denouncing Proposition 13, the California ballot initiative that sought to limit property taxes, which all other conservatives enthusiastically supported. In 1992, when George Bush was running for re-election against Bill Clinton, the Birchers poured a tremendous amount of money and effort into distributing a book denouncing Bush. The Birchers have also denounced the Nicaraguan Contras, William F. Buckley, Rush Limbaugh, and Newt Gingrich.

In the 1980’s, a friend of mine started a JBS chapter, but was purged because he was having the members read literature from the Defense Department, think tanks, and conservative journals analyzing security issues, and in particular the military threat posed by the Soviet Union. The Bircher who fired him insisted that he should have had them read Birch pamphlets that describe how some “Master Conspiracy” runs the world. Since there was no one to replace my friend, the chapter dissolved.


43 posted on 12/15/2009 4:29:26 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: onyx
I have serious misgivings about its participation at CPAC and think that several candidates and office holders will shy away from speaking at CPAC. Nobody will want to be tagged "a Bircher."

Keep in mind that the Lefties look upon the Tea Party organizations and Freepers with just as much disdain as the Birchers. I've lost interest in letting the Left define who is fit to associate with.

44 posted on 12/15/2009 4:33:44 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (Public healthcare looks like it will work as well as public housing did.)
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To: PapaBear3625

Candidates and office holders are falling over one another to speak to Tea Parties.

It won’t be the Left that defines the John Birch Society. This thread should tell you that.


45 posted on 12/15/2009 4:39:44 PM PST by onyx
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To: onyx
We must be “extremely sensitive.

We're there.

The Texas Fort Hood massacre proved we've achieved a level of cultural sensitivity and political correctness never before reached in the history of man.

46 posted on 12/15/2009 4:44:11 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: Rodebrecht

I don’t think Bill Buckley would be happy about this.


47 posted on 12/15/2009 4:46:19 PM PST by Excellence (Meet your new mother-in-law, the United States Government)
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To: dragnet2

Indeed and that’s not funny at all, unlike the humor in Houston.


48 posted on 12/15/2009 5:04:36 PM PST by onyx
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To: Doulos1

“Jewish conservative republicans?
What all 18 of them! WOW.”

Wow is right. Who are the other 17? Its lonely out here. ;-)


49 posted on 12/15/2009 5:21:59 PM PST by JewishRighter
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To: hennie pennie

Thanks hp.


50 posted on 12/15/2009 6:55:13 PM PST by SunkenCiv (My Sunday Feeling is that Nothing is easy. Goes for the rest of the week too.)
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