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To: AuntB

“Grover Norquist single-handedly ushered into America’s highest levels of government Islamic supremacist leaders, subversives, the Islamic fifth column. Grover gave them unparalleled access. Why didn’t Gaffney’s revelations, and those that preceded and followed his expose, end Norquist’s influence among conservatives? Why does he still have so much power?”

________He had the trust, for some reason, of GEORGE BUSH.


34 posted on 02/25/2010 11:49:57 AM PST by molybdenum ((A nation without borders is not a nation......Ronald Reagan.))
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To: molybdenum

“Grover Norquist single-handedly ushered into America’s highest levels of government Islamic supremacist leaders, subversives, the Islamic fifth column. Grover gave them unparalleled access. Why didn’t Gaffney’s revelations, and those that preceded and followed his expose, end Norquist’s influence among conservatives? Why does he still have so much power?”

________He had the trust, for some reason, of GEORGE BUSH.”

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You can thank KARL ROVE for that. He brought Grover and Abramoff into the white house.


35 posted on 02/25/2010 11:55:17 AM PST by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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To: molybdenum; All

CLASSIC ARTICE you missed!

Grover Norquist: ‘Field Marshal’ of the Bush Plan

[snips]”I started out as a right-winger, and when I retire I want to be a squishy middle-of-the-roader,” he jokes, chortling at the thought. Grover Norquist

To a significant degree, George W. Bush owes his election to Norquist, whose early support was crucial in lining up the right behind the Texas governor’s campaign. And if Bush, born in the Ivy League haunts of the Eastern Establishment but raised in the conservative oilfields of West Texas, has managed to forge a governing coalition that includes both Big Business and the far right, Norquist’s skillful ability to hold that coalition together is a big reason why.

In November 1998, immediately after Bush was re-elected as Texas governor and began eyeing the White House, Norquist traveled to Austin to meet Bush and Karl Rove, Bush’s political guru, whom Norquist has known for two decades. Norquist came away convinced that Bush, if not an authentic conservative, was at least the right’s best hope.

Norquist, upon returning to Washington, started spreading the word that the right ought to line up behind Bush.

According to several sources, Norquist’s support was decisive in swinging the bulk of the conservative movement into Bush’s camp by early 1999. “It’s not disputable,” says Fund of the Wall Street Journal. Then, when Bush ran into trouble battling Senator John McCain of Arizona, Norquist mobilized the right against McCain in the early primaries, especially in South Carolina—and, in the process, cemented his ties to Bush and Rove.

When pressed, Norquist admits that he has no idea whether Bush is truly committed or just playing politics—and that, in the end, it doesn’t matter. “Is Bush, or Rove for that matter, a true believer?” he asks. “I don’t know.....”

http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/search?q=karl+rove


36 posted on 02/25/2010 12:01:30 PM PST by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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