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Christine O’Donnell says GOP establishment not helping her
AP via The Daily Caller ^ | October 17, 2010 | Staff

Posted on 10/17/2010 3:06:37 PM PDT by FTJM

Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell of Delaware is calling out the Republican establishment in Washington for not helping her underdog campaign.

In an interview on ABC’s “This Week” that aired Sunday, the tea party favorite said she has asked the National Republican Senatorial Committee for help but that the group is standing on the sidelines even though her Democratic rival, Chris Coons, is getting a boost from his party.

A spokesman for the Republican committee, Brian Walsh, has noted that the group gave O’Donnell the maximum direct contribution of $42,000 and is working with her campaign.

The committee is not spending heavily on ads as it is in closer races elsewhere. Polls show Coons with a strong lead.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: cornyn; gop; misogyny; nrsc; odonnell; rinos; romney
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1 posted on 10/17/2010 3:06:38 PM PDT by FTJM
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To: FTJM

Didn’t the Delaware GOP already make that clear?

How is this a surprise?


2 posted on 10/17/2010 3:08:26 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: FTJM

Gee...now there’s a shocker.

The thing that ticks me off is that Castle should have endorsed her and Christie should be down there campaigning for her.

These guys are sore losers and should be expelled from the Republican party.

Murkowski should be booted as well.


3 posted on 10/17/2010 3:09:23 PM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: FTJM

4 posted on 10/17/2010 3:10:02 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: GeronL

Exactly the reason why I give to individual candidates and NOT organizations.


5 posted on 10/17/2010 3:10:19 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: FTJM

The GOP establishment is as corrupt and evil as the damned DNC!

If the right doesn’t pull this off on November 2nd look for a disastrous revolution! We can only hope the salvation will be in the form of a Francisco Franco!


6 posted on 10/17/2010 3:10:50 PM PDT by IbJensen (Our government is a disease masquerading as its own cure.)
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To: woweeitsme

Sorry...Castle should be thrown out of the Republican Party. I’m willing to give Christie the benefit of the doubt because he’s got his own things to worry about in NJ.


7 posted on 10/17/2010 3:11:18 PM PDT by woweeitsme
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To: FTJM
In spite of all the hate coming from fellow Republicans, Christine just might pull this off regardless.

It really is disturbing to know that many Republicans would prefer Castle, who is about as conservative as Ted Kennedy.

8 posted on 10/17/2010 3:13:33 PM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 44 days away from outliving Curly Howard)
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To: woweeitsme
"I’m willing to give Christie the benefit of the doubt because he’s got his own things thugs to worry about in NJ."


OK its correct now... LOL

9 posted on 10/17/2010 3:14:32 PM PDT by Nat Turner (I can see NOVEMBER from my house....)
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To: FTJM

need to let GOP know what we thing about that.. they should know by now


10 posted on 10/17/2010 3:15:37 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: smoothsailing

LOL. You’re knocking ‘em out of the park!


11 posted on 10/17/2010 3:16:38 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: FTJM

Cornyn and Romney USED O’Donnell’s name and face
to raise funds and won’t release them to her.

Hmmmmmm.

There must be word for that.


12 posted on 10/17/2010 3:19:22 PM PDT by Diogenesis ('Freedom is the light of all sentient beings.' - Optimus Prime)
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To: FTJM

The RNC elites (Karl Rove, et al.) have made it abundantly clear that they love RINOs and hate conservatives. That they’ll let O’Donnell risk losing because they don’t like the candidate the Delaware Republican primary voters picked is contemptable and why it’ll be a cold day in you-know-where before I give the RNC a penny of my money.


13 posted on 10/17/2010 3:20:07 PM PDT by Jim Scott (Cautious optimist)
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To: woweeitsme

I’ve said it before. If (God forbid) Murkowski wins, she will make her decision on who to caucus with based on whichever party gives her the most power. That means, if the Dems get 50 seats, she will make it 51.

If the Republicans get 50 she will stay in the tent. But it means absolutely nothing to her. The only thing that matters is her personal power and position.


14 posted on 10/17/2010 3:26:19 PM PDT by Ronin (If he were not so gruesomely incompetent and dangerous, Obama would just be silly.)
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To: FTJM

If the GOP doesn’t get it’s shit together, we will be referring to them as the Whigs.


15 posted on 10/17/2010 3:27:18 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (Obama IS a jackass!)
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To: FTJM

Well, Duuhhhhuuuhhhh.


16 posted on 10/17/2010 3:27:27 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: FTJM

Not surprising at all, the GOP behaves the same way all over the place when they end up with candidates they don’t like.


17 posted on 10/17/2010 3:27:52 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Diogenesis

RINO ho’s?


18 posted on 10/17/2010 3:28:55 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: FTJM

Man, I’m looking forward to voting against Cornyn. I’ll vote for anyone who runs against him. Or write in a name.


19 posted on 10/17/2010 3:30:43 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Never again will I hold my nose and vote for a rino.)
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To: Diogenesis
Cornyn and Romney and Toyko Rove are a bunch of these:


20 posted on 10/17/2010 3:31:20 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: IbJensen

I have a question for the GOP:

How is giving to the GOP and letting them decide how to spend the money any different than the government taking my money and deciding how to spend it? Other than one being voluntary and the other forced.


21 posted on 10/17/2010 3:32:25 PM PDT by Terry Mross (Never again will I hold my nose and vote for a rino.)
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To: FTJM

The RNC did the same thing to Kathrine Harris
when she ran for the senate against Bill Nelson
in Florida. They never paid her back for any of
the crap she went through for the 2000 BS

That is why I support the candidate not the freakin’ party.


22 posted on 10/17/2010 3:32:31 PM PDT by ThreePuttinDude (o).. That's right, I'm a cracka .. (o)
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To: FTJM

FROM MOVIE PATTON:

“Reporter: Sir, did you say if you found your army between the Germans and the Russians, you’d attack in both directions?

Patton: No, I never said that. I never said any such thing... but I wish I had.”

COD should attack both ways-Dems and Pub establishment (Uniparty) - and seek support of the angry middle.


23 posted on 10/17/2010 3:32:33 PM PDT by VinL (VinL---It is better to suffer every wrong, than to consent to wrong.)
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To: FTJM
she has asked the National Republican Senatorial Committee for help but that the group is standing on the sidelines

Not only standing there, but delivering pathetic excuses for it and cheering the other team. I don't know what sort of deals had been in the works before the primary, but they must have been considerable for the GOP powers-that-be to do what they have done to Christine O'Donnell. Karl Rove is frequently wrong, but he isn't an idiot, and his immediate, detailed, AFTER THE FACT broadside was designed to scorch earth.

Others have said it better than I can, but if the shiny-trousered RINO losers had fought 'Rats like they beat up on anyone who dares to run to the right of McCain or Romney, maybe I'd still be in the party.

Mr. niteowl77

24 posted on 10/17/2010 3:35:12 PM PDT by niteowl77 (I don't mind them stewing in their own juices, but I object to them stewing me in their own juices.)
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To: Terry Mross

I haven’t donated a cent to the RNC for over a decade. Rather, I’ve donated directly to the candidates that I considered true conservatives.

Thanks to the Tea Party, the Republicrat Party may undergo a transformation that will be pleasing to many of us here.


25 posted on 10/17/2010 3:36:30 PM PDT by IbJensen (Our government is a disease masquerading as its own cure.)
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To: FTJM

Send to individual PACS and never to the GOP.


26 posted on 10/17/2010 3:37:59 PM PDT by max americana (Hoax and Chains, Dopeychangey)
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To: Paladin2

Would that be useless hoes?


27 posted on 10/17/2010 3:47:10 PM PDT by rodguy911 ( Sarah 2012!!! Home of the free because of the brave.)
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To: EGPWS
Exactly the reason why I give to individual candidates and NOT organizations.

Bingo!

28 posted on 10/17/2010 3:47:10 PM PDT by Always A Marine
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To: ThreePuttinDude

“The RNC did the same thing to Kathrine Harris
when she ran for the senate against Bill Nelson
in Florida. They never paid her back for any of
the crap she went through for the 2000 BS

That is why I support the candidate not the freakin’ party.”

Nelson !now there is a piece of Garbage.


29 posted on 10/17/2010 3:47:36 PM PDT by Cheetahcat (Zero the Wright kind of Racist! We are in a state of War with Democrats)
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To: rodguy911

Nappy headed in the case of the pic.


30 posted on 10/17/2010 3:48:18 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: IbJensen
The GOP establishment is as corrupt and evil as the damned DNC!

Not quite, they're the lesser of the two evils. ; ) (Badda bing)

31 posted on 10/17/2010 3:53:59 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: FTJM

It’s not that they don’t think she could win.

It’s that they really don’t want her to win.

They are offended that she had the temerity to challenge their control by running against one of their good old boy RINOs and knocking him out of the game all on her own.

They don’t want upstarts like her who want to change the system - they love the system. They just want to get back in the drivers seat so thay can get a bigger share of the power and loot.


32 posted on 10/17/2010 3:54:08 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion. -- Edmund Burke)
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To: EGPWS

I know. Poison and Poison Lite.


33 posted on 10/17/2010 4:00:09 PM PDT by IbJensen (Our government is a disease masquerading as its own cure.)
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To: FTJM

Good. That means that if and when she wins, she owes them nothing.


34 posted on 10/17/2010 4:00:28 PM PDT by marron
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To: Jim Scott

I believe Rove has given her the max allowed


35 posted on 10/17/2010 4:02:51 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: IbJensen

This year I donated 50 bucks to 5 different candidates. Online. Not through the RINONC.


36 posted on 10/17/2010 4:03:19 PM PDT by screaminsunshine (counter revolutionary)
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To: FTJM

Anyone who donates to the NRSC or NRCC is a fool.


37 posted on 10/17/2010 4:03:21 PM PDT by bwc2221
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To: FTJM

And I don’t help them when they ask for money.


38 posted on 10/17/2010 4:08:00 PM PDT by tips up
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I told you, you stupid American citizens, I am the king maker, if I want her torpedo'd, then she's done for, period, I run this town, and don't you forget it.
39 posted on 10/17/2010 4:12:35 PM PDT by Scythian
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To: Paladin2

Is that one of Imus’ hoes?


40 posted on 10/17/2010 4:16:03 PM PDT by rodguy911 ( Sarah 2012!!! Home of the free because of the brave.)
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To: FTJM
Must be many stealth republican progressives to unmask..
Thats what the Tea Partys are all about..... EXPOSING THEM...
i.e. Republican Progressives..->> same agenda as democrat progressives..
41 posted on 10/17/2010 4:27:00 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: FTJM

Given the hostility that the DE Republican party has shown to the Christine O’Donnell candidacy, what will they do about the next primary in that state? Seems there is little reason to have one when nobody is supposed to run against the person who has been pre selected by the party. COD won the primary handily and that means to me that she has a lot of people in her state that want her to be their Senator. When she is slammed by other Republicans I take it that they do not think much of the voters who chose her over Castle. The aftermath of this traitorous behavior of a party against the citizen elected by the voters to represent them will not be pretty. It is not too late for the Republican party leadership to make sure they are not AWOL election nite. A loss for COD will be directly on their heads for deliberately sabotaging her campaign.


42 posted on 10/17/2010 4:30:31 PM PDT by mountainfolk (God Bless the United States of America)
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To: Scythian

Rove turned out to be a shocking disappointment over the O’Donnell remarks. His strategy genius betrayed any heart, which may be what it takes to survive in inside politics, but the RNC, NSCC, etc., are for big corporate money alone.
Even if he was satisfied with a RINO in the hand, over the bird in the bush, he hurt her campaign in Delaware when he could have helped in words and deed.


43 posted on 10/17/2010 4:40:41 PM PDT by RitaOK
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To: FTJM

Christine is doing the right thing by going after the establishment as I think that’ll sell even in DE. Also, she’s still doing well on the money raising front as she’s over that recent $1mm goal having raised over $100K in just the past 24 hours. I know DeMint’s group has also raised considerable cash for her campaign. Having said all that the NRSC is not on our side and should be shunned at every opportunity.


44 posted on 10/17/2010 4:49:42 PM PDT by bereanway
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To: FTJM

Does the GOP establishment intend to commit political suicide?


45 posted on 10/17/2010 4:53:46 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Rules will never work for radicals (liberals) because they seek chaos. And don't even know it.)
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To: rodguy911

You betcha.


46 posted on 10/17/2010 4:58:37 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: reasonisfaith

I no longer contribute to the RNC or RSC. Or to any national power hungry committees. I only contribute to indivudual constitutional brlieving candidates


47 posted on 10/17/2010 5:17:05 PM PDT by MtnClimber (Osama and Obama both hate freedom and have friends that bombed the Pentagon)
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To: FTJM

The NRSC has provided her some political consultants and some money right after she was elected, so they are helping somewhat. Also various senators gave her some money.

It’s true that the NRSC is spending additional money on ads, but there’s only such much to go around and it’s probably better spent on other candidates who are much closer in the polls.


48 posted on 10/17/2010 5:18:17 PM PDT by Siegfried X
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To: Siegfried X

I meant to say, “It is true that the NRSC is _NOT_ spending additional money on ads [for her]...”


49 posted on 10/17/2010 5:19:25 PM PDT by Siegfried X
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To: FTJM

the 42k was always hush money from Cornyn.

the GOP insiders were always lying to us. the insiders also pushed for murky to do the write in campaign.

never forget NY23


50 posted on 10/17/2010 5:22:38 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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