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The GOP establishment gives another chairmanship to a RINO
RedState ^ | 12-30-10 | Bob Wersheir

Posted on 01/02/2011 4:28:36 PM PST by tulloss

Despite Johnson’s turning his back on such a fundamental liberty as the right to own property, the Republican establishment apparently sees nothing wrong with putting Johnson in charge of a subcommittee that, as stated in Illinois’ News-Gazette, “deals with issues such as rural development programs…and family farming matters.”

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: abdication; establishment; obamacare4u; rino; rinosincharge; romney; romneybot; romneycare; romneycare4u; romneyincontrol; timjohnson
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Very interesting (and revealing) exchange.
1 posted on 01/02/2011 4:28:39 PM PST by tulloss
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To: tulloss

See, nothing has changed.


2 posted on 01/02/2011 4:31:12 PM PST by Cisco Nix (Real Conservatives stay sober and focused)
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To: tulloss
So the GOP establishment, is actually a branch of the DNC.

That explains the Punch and Judy show they've been putting on for the last 50 years.

3 posted on 01/02/2011 4:31:24 PM PST by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: tulloss

The party elites are in firm control.
They dont give a damn about the last election.
Thats history.....


4 posted on 01/02/2011 4:32:45 PM PST by Red Badger (Whenever these vermin call you an 'idiot', you can be sure that you are doing to something right.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Some actually think we have two parties but if you are committed to individual liberty and economic freedom both ensured by enforcing the rule of law, applied equally to all, you soon realize the parties only difference is the speed which we arrive at utopia.


5 posted on 01/02/2011 4:35:39 PM PST by griswold3 (Employment is off-shored, away from govt. regulations, price pressure groups, and liabilities.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

That’s what I have been saying for the last few years. Did I do it to piss off FReepers or was I trying to wake them up to what’s happening in America?

Denial is NOT a damn river in Egypt. It is a character trait of FReepers.


6 posted on 01/02/2011 4:44:29 PM PST by B4Ranch (Do NOT remain seated until this ride comes to a full and complete stop! We're going the wrong way!)
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To: Cisco Nix

Who is this guy?


7 posted on 01/02/2011 4:46:28 PM PST by little jeremiah
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To: griswold3

Yup. Sums it up quite nicely, however sadly.


8 posted on 01/02/2011 4:46:56 PM PST by onona (dbada)
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To: Cisco Nix

I just read the link, duh.

Puke.

If this is a hint of what the new R controlled House is going to be like, then it’s obvious that the ballot box didn’t work.


9 posted on 01/02/2011 4:47:54 PM PST by little jeremiah
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To: tulloss

Might be a method to their madness. If they have a chairmanship, they can have it taken away. If they have nothing to lose then they can vote the way they please.


10 posted on 01/02/2011 4:48:06 PM PST by McGavin999 ("I was there when we had the numbers, but didn't have the principles"-Jim DeMint)
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To: tulloss

"Go Mitt. Go RomneyCARE. "

Another stinking RomneyBOT.
I have had it with the GOP.
Not one of them has gotten the message.

Timothy V. Johnson is a declared RINO RomneyBOT


"And according to opensecrets.org, guess who was
the number one donor to Johnson’s 2004 campaign?
You guessed it. Lawyers. $32,458."



11 posted on 01/02/2011 4:48:18 PM PST by Diogenesis (Si vis pacem, para bellum)
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To: tulloss

Tea party 2012, revolution part two.


12 posted on 01/02/2011 4:48:31 PM PST by muddler (Diligentia, Vis and Celeritas)
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To: tulloss
GOLDMITT
13 posted on 01/02/2011 4:48:41 PM PST by FrankR (The Evil Are Powerless If The Good Are Unafraid! - R. Reagan)
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To: B4Ranch

“Denial is NOT a damn river in Egypt. It is a character trait of FReepers.”

I must differ. The TEA Party folks just got in, and still have to finish up what is, effectively, a hostile takeover of the Republican Party. 80 years of creeping communism won’t be erradicated overnight.

The very rules that slow down the purging of commies-in-congress were put there for good reason by teh Founders. They also helped slow Obama.

America WILL rid itself of socialism, count on it.


14 posted on 01/02/2011 4:51:15 PM PST by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: little jeremiah

“First, the Republicans reward Michigan Rep. Fred Upton for banning the light bulb, by putting him in charge of energy. Now they reward Illinois Rep. Tim Johnson for voting against farmers’ property rights, by putting him in charge of–-you guessed it–-farming.”

RINO C-SKRS


15 posted on 01/02/2011 4:52:31 PM PST by Cisco Nix (Real Conservatives stay sober and focused)
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To: GladesGuru

A lot of people don’t remember that FR coined the term ‘RINO’.

The term is seeping into the political culture with a bigger bang than we all probably imagined it would at the time.

The times weren’t so desperate as they are now, though.


16 posted on 01/02/2011 4:58:08 PM PST by txhurl (This Is Not America.)
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To: rawcatslyentist
That explains the Punch and Judy show they've been putting on for the last 50 years.

Time correction....Since Teddy Roosevelt's presidency...they have their "One Nation Order" now they are trying to take it international and make it "One World Order".

17 posted on 01/02/2011 4:59:38 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: tulloss
But but but, weren't these the people that were going to Save Us All?

Just watch the newbies cave. (But I'm willing to be surprised, and support them them if they stand up against the system...)

18 posted on 01/02/2011 5:00:25 PM PST by Clint Williams (America -- a great idea, didn't last. The only reasonable response to jihad is Crusade.)
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To: B4Ranch
I no longer refer to that party as anything but the Republicrat party, we have crats and rats, where`s the party of Conservatism?
19 posted on 01/02/2011 5:01:03 PM PST by nomad
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To: txhurl
The term is seeping into the political culture with a bigger bang than we all probably imagined it would at the time.

They might want to get used to the term TFR. Tar feathers, and rope.

Because that will be the next step for these bastards.

20 posted on 01/02/2011 5:02:08 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Give Mitt a “Golden RINO” with hooves of clay.


21 posted on 01/02/2011 5:02:16 PM PST by Clint Williams (America -- a great idea, didn't last. The only reasonable response to jihad is Crusade.)
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To: little jeremiah
then it’s obvious that the ballot box didn’t work.

Ballot box quit working many years ago.

Now lie down, croppie.

22 posted on 01/02/2011 5:03:43 PM PST by Clint Williams (America -- a great idea, didn't last. The only reasonable response to jihad is Crusade.)
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To: tulloss

That piece of news should serve as a reminder that the Conservative’s work is far from over. Occurrences like that should serve as motivation to continue the in Tea Party spirit and remove the incumbents until the elite GOP establishment is broken. Seeing and hearing so-called GOP elites like Karl Rove, Fred Barnes, Bill Kristol, John McCain, Newt Gingrich, Charles Krauthammer, and George Will express their acrimony for Tea Party conservatives should be an indicator that the elite RINO GOP establishment is feeling the pressure. This movement is in its early stages and needs to be grown and developed.

I am beginning to become very disgusted with Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity for constantly giving these RINOs a platform to inflict damage upon the Tea Party movement. Its clear that even the elites making the decisions at News Corporation do not like the change that the Tea Party represents. Sarah “Howard Roark” Palin and her fellow Tea Party members cannot be bought and sold, and we need to recognize that our adversaries are all those who are threatened by Tea Party integrity. This movement is truly of, by, and for the common people of America and we should not expect help from FOX News, Hannity, O’Reilly, Krauthammer, Rove, or any of the elites. This will only come to pass if each and every one of us does his part to know the message, stay true to the message, and get the message out in everyday conversation.


23 posted on 01/02/2011 5:05:24 PM PST by GreatJoeMcCarthy
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To: tulloss; Red Badger; little jeremiah; Diogenesis; muddler; GladesGuru

“And according to opensecrets.org, guess who was the number one donor to Johnson’s 2004 campaign? You guessed it. Lawyers. $32,458.”

What’s always been so repugnant to me is how cheaply these whores sells themselves and our freedoms.

Imagine, just $32K buys you untold millions of lawsuit dollars! That is a one hell of a return on your investments. No wonder lobbyists get paid so well and why they flock to washington by the thousands.


24 posted on 01/02/2011 5:09:31 PM PST by aquila48
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To: tulloss

I’m an optimist. I’m still holding out hope that things will actually get better now, so I’ll reserve my judgment until after the House starts passing bills...


25 posted on 01/02/2011 5:14:12 PM PST by Triton42
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To: Triton42
Thank you for some common sense...I too am a very strong conservative and I am willing to let the new congress be seated; watch what they do or don't do and then render my opinion of any results or lack thereof. I actively support tea party types and will monitor their actions against their words.

But to start wringing our hands is premature at this point. The first RINO move by anyone will start the fire in the belly and will try to not only defeat the liar; but pursue political destruction of them will be my goal.

26 posted on 01/02/2011 5:29:26 PM PST by captnorb
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To: GladesGuru

Amen! Never give up!


27 posted on 01/02/2011 5:29:47 PM PST by TribalPrincess2U (demonicRATS= Obama's Mosque, taxes, painful death. Is this what you want?)
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To: tulloss
Just confirms my suspicions that nothing has changed, business as usual, Congressional power whores turning tricks on Constitution Avenue.
28 posted on 01/02/2011 5:48:53 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (Imagine Cass Sunstein's boot stamping on Lincoln's beard, forever.)
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To: Clint Williams

Croppie?


29 posted on 01/02/2011 5:50:09 PM PST by little jeremiah
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To: unixfox

Rope is too good for traitors to the Constitution, who do their dastardly deeds under color of law.


30 posted on 01/02/2011 5:56:27 PM PST by backwoods-engineer (Imagine Cass Sunstein's boot stamping on Lincoln's beard, forever.)
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To: tulloss

I keep telling people. All institutions in this country have been infiltrated by the left. The GOP is the rear guard of the DNC. They are playing good cop bad cop against the american people. They are not to be trusted.


31 posted on 01/02/2011 6:01:46 PM PST by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: GladesGuru
America WILL rid itself of socialism, count on it.

Or socialism will get rid of America, count on it.

32 posted on 01/02/2011 6:13:12 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed, and I do not give a damn.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Do you know the difference between the Democrats and the Republicans when it comes to growing the power of the federal government and infringing on our personal liberties?

Neither do I.


33 posted on 01/02/2011 6:37:28 PM PST by EricT. (Can we start hanging them yet?)
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To: tulloss

34 posted on 01/02/2011 6:42:19 PM PST by EternalVigilance (I'm not a Democrat. I'm not a Republican. I'm a Christian and an American.)
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To: little jeremiah

My rep. He’s a lawyer so the fact he gets donations from lawyers is no surprise.He’s had some good votes and he’s had some bad votes. The guy the dems were running against him is a real piece of work.


35 posted on 01/02/2011 6:42:53 PM PST by kickonly88 (I love fossil fuel!)
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To: GladesGuru
America WILL rid itself of socialism, count on it.

Short of multiple nuclear attacks on major cities or all-out civil war, I hold no such hope for the Republic. Demographics don't lie and American patriots are vastly outnumbered by looters, useful idiots, and statists of every description.

36 posted on 01/02/2011 6:44:24 PM PST by EricT. (Can we start hanging them yet?)
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To: Clint Williams

“But but but, weren’t these the people that were going to Save Us All?”

No. The folks who choose committee chairs are the ones who already hold leadership posts, which certainly doesn’t include incoming freshmen who haven’t even taken office yet.


37 posted on 01/02/2011 6:46:47 PM PST by Hunton Peck (Life, Liberty, Property, and the means to protect them, are what it's about.)
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To: kickonly88

What’s your basic estimation of him? Of course he’s better than the Dem.

Where I live (OR) other than the state legislature, all the evil dems won. Sick. There’s tons of voter fraud here, the dems pushed vote by mail so it’s all vote by mail.


38 posted on 01/02/2011 6:48:59 PM PST by little jeremiah
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To: EricT.
Demographics don't lie and American patriots are vastly outnumbered by looters, useful idiots, and statists of every description.

Actually, they're not. We're simply not being represented by the Republican Party. It's become a false flag operation of the liberals.

But there's still more of us than there are of them.

Polls consistently show more self-identified conservatives than liberals in ALL FIFTY STATES.

39 posted on 01/02/2011 6:50:31 PM PST by EternalVigilance (I'm not a Democrat. I'm not a Republican. I'm a Christian and an American.)
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To: kickonly88

Ah, yes: the old “He’s Better Than The Democrat” defense.

Because driving toward a brick wall at 50 mph is so much better than driving toward it at 70 mph.


40 posted on 01/02/2011 6:50:58 PM PST by EricT. (Can we start hanging them yet?)
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To: tulloss

Heffalump seniority, don’tcha know.


41 posted on 01/02/2011 6:54:10 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: EricT.

Okay then, who would YOU have voted for?


42 posted on 01/02/2011 6:55:50 PM PST by kickonly88 (I love fossil fuel!)
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To: EricT.

That’s why God made Freepers (and rednecks). Sometimes it is to wonder if greater America could find its way out of a wet paper bag.


43 posted on 01/02/2011 6:55:50 PM PST by HiTech RedNeck (I am in America but not of America (per bible: am in the world but not of it))
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To: EternalVigilance

It’s only been two years since Ogabe and a near-super majority of Democrats was elected by many of these “self-identified conservatives.”


44 posted on 01/02/2011 6:58:18 PM PST by EricT. (Can we start hanging them yet?)
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To: little jeremiah

Nobody’s perfect, well nobody on earth today. He did vote against obamacare and ,I think, against the stimulus.


45 posted on 01/02/2011 6:58:49 PM PST by kickonly88 (I love fossil fuel!)
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To: GladesGuru

” The TEA Party folks just got in, and still have to finish up what is, effectively, a hostile takeover of the Republican Party. 80 years of creeping communism won’t be erradicated overnight.”

We just voted in more than 700 patriots into the state legislatures. We now completely control 25 states. And I keep seeing whining surrender monkeys telling us all is lost. I suspect some number of these poodles are leftist agent provocateurs and DU infiltrators.


46 posted on 01/02/2011 7:07:27 PM PST by sergeantdave
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To: sergeantdave

I understand your concern, Sargeant, and I don’t think all is lost by any means. But we’re going to have to ride the Repub establishment harder than the lobbyists and the media are going to...and that’s pretty darn hard.


47 posted on 01/02/2011 8:11:49 PM PST by tulloss
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To: GladesGuru

What you aren’t considering is there must also be a total reeducation of America needed to takeover the Republican and Democrat Parties. When public schools, newspapers and TV stations are going to be against you, you have very little chance of winning.

The majority of Americans do not view the UN as an organization packed to the gills with Muslums that are all anti American. They see it as a nice friendly homey group that helps out poor countries who need our help.

Why do you think Zero snatched onto the Internet with the FCC? To keep us radicals from gaining ground on him, that’s why!


48 posted on 01/02/2011 8:12:52 PM PST by B4Ranch (Do NOT remain seated until this ride comes to a full and complete stop! We're going the wrong way!)
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To: tulloss

The selection of Jim Johnson excerpt should have reported the he is being challanged by “The Heritage Foundation”. MSM is going to run over to people like Graham, Johnson, Upton,McClain, etc, etc, for their slide show.

What is really needed is a flying truth squad when everytime one of these characters pop up at one the of these DC news casts,(after calling local media). Protesters are outside raising hell at one of their local district offices. Giving them “no quarter”


49 posted on 01/03/2011 12:32:56 AM PST by mosesdapoet ("To punish a province Let it be ruled by a professor " Frederick The Great paraphrased)
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To: tulloss

The selection of Jim Johnson excerpt should have reported the he is being challanged by “The Heritage Foundation”. MSM is going to run over to people like Graham, Johnson, Upton,McClain, etc, etc, for their slide show.

What is really needed is a flying truth squad when everytime one of these characters pop up at one the of these DC news casts,(after calling local media). Protesters are outside raising hell at one of their local district offices. Giving them “no quarter”


50 posted on 01/03/2011 12:33:52 AM PST by mosesdapoet ("To punish a province Let it be ruled by a professor " Frederick The Great paraphrased)
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