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Mitch McConnell kicks the Tea Party to the curb (Leftist agit-prop)
Louisville.com ^ | 12/23/11 | Keith Rouda

Posted on 12/23/2011 2:37:53 PM PST by jimbo123

Mitch McConnell didn't like the Tea Party from the get go. He is a strategist -- a chess player. You could tell from the start that the Senate minority leader saw no upside whatsoever in having the party of Lincoln, Eisenhower, and Reagan represented by idiots like Christine O'Donnell, borderline personalities like Sharron Angle, or know-nothings like Rand Paul. But, ever being that strategist, he also realized that the Tea Party was poised to have a good run for a couple years. So he never got fully on board with them, but he did make room for them, and he carried some of their water when he had to.

But his days of carrying water for the Tea Party are officially over now. Because the Tea Party itself is officially over. Mitch McConnell has been a leader among Republicans for a long time. Now, apparently, he has decided to actually do some leading.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: mitchisadumbass; mitchmcconneell; mitchmcconnell; rino; vichyrepublican

1 posted on 12/23/2011 2:38:01 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

I am SO looking forward to voting against him in the primary!


2 posted on 12/23/2011 2:41:47 PM PST by The Working Man (The mantra for BO's reign...."No Child Left a Dime")
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To: jimbo123
You could tell from the start that the Senate minority leader saw no upside whatsoever in having the party of Lincoln, Eisenhower, and Reagan represented by idiots like Christine O'Donnell, borderline personalities like Sharron Angle, or know-nothings like Rand Paul.

Nice lead in....

Gee, it's tough to consider "Louisville.com" a fly by night rag however they do a fine job of professing it on their own with this kind of leftist dribble.

3 posted on 12/23/2011 2:42:24 PM PST by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: jimbo123

Is it just me or is that the face of a weasel?
Freegards,
Lex


4 posted on 12/23/2011 2:43:22 PM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: jimbo123

Is it just me or is that the face of a weasel?
Freegards,
Lex


5 posted on 12/23/2011 2:43:40 PM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: jimbo123

Keith Rouda: “My free time is spent with MoveOn.org advocating for progressive policies.”


6 posted on 12/23/2011 2:45:33 PM PST by jazusamo (The real minimum wage is zero: Thomas Sowell)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

7 posted on 12/23/2011 2:46:09 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
-"He is a strategist -- a chess player. "


8 posted on 12/23/2011 2:47:17 PM PST by LibFreeUSA (Pick Your Poison)
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To: The Working Man

Who is running against him, I would like to help them.


9 posted on 12/23/2011 2:47:44 PM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: The Working Man

Who is running against him, I would like to help them.


10 posted on 12/23/2011 2:47:44 PM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: jimbo123
He is being primaried, right?

Does anybody have a chance of defeating him that I can send some money to?

11 posted on 12/23/2011 2:50:06 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (FOREIGN AID: A transfer of money from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries)
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To: Rearden

I have no idea who is running against him right now. Frankly it doesn’t matter, I have decided that I am voting for all of the primary opponents of our currently sitting politicians all the way down to dog catcher.


12 posted on 12/23/2011 2:55:15 PM PST by The Working Man (The mantra for BO's reign...."No Child Left a Dime")
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To: jimbo123

2012 Poster Boy for Senators
Who Need to be Primaried out.

13 posted on 12/23/2011 2:55:15 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Santorum..., are you giving it some thought? I knew you would.)
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To: The Working Man
The smug chumps at Loueyville will be disappointed when he sees what the defunct tea party does to their beloved sucknuts McConnell. If he gets re-elected, he will have a stiff challenge to keep the leaders position.
14 posted on 12/23/2011 2:55:59 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: The Working Man
The smug chumps at Louiville will be disappointed when they see what the defunct tea party does to their beloved sucknuts McConnell. If he gets re-elected, he will have a stiff challenge to keep the leaders position.
15 posted on 12/23/2011 2:56:52 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: DoughtyOne

Until the primary is over, I’ll refer to him as Mitch McGonel


16 posted on 12/23/2011 2:57:24 PM PST by DoughtyOne (Santorum..., are you giving it some thought? I knew you would.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

It looks like this POS RINO isn’t up for relection until 2014.


17 posted on 12/23/2011 2:58:04 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

He is being primaried, right?

Does anybody have a chance of defeating him that I can send some money to?
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Add me to the list who will donate against him. Every penny I can spare.


18 posted on 12/23/2011 3:01:10 PM PST by Irenic
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To: The Working Man

Why does the RINO leadership look and act like a pack of dam*ed eunuchs????? Because they have no balls, that’s why.


19 posted on 12/23/2011 3:01:35 PM PST by Bedford Forrest (Roger, Contact, Judy, Out. Fox One. Splash one.<I>)
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To: jimbo123

Can’t we just go ahead and put wheels on the Capitol and officially declare it to be the world’s largest clown car?


20 posted on 12/23/2011 3:03:53 PM PST by RobertClark ("Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed")
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To: jimbo123

So what’s new. He has been doing that for years except for himself and his cronies.


21 posted on 12/23/2011 3:04:45 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775
Looks more like a tortoise’s face to me.
22 posted on 12/23/2011 3:05:19 PM PST by bwc2221
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To: jazusamo
Keith Roud: According to Google: "Regional ORGANIZER for MoveOn.Com"!!!

Communist

23 posted on 12/23/2011 3:06:00 PM PST by Paul Ross (Ronald Reagan-1987:"We are always willing to be trade partners but never trade patsies.")
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To: bwc2221

24 posted on 12/23/2011 3:13:33 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

I’m not the greatest fan of Mitch McConnell, but this whole article is a load of horse puckey.

It has nothing whatever to do with reality.


25 posted on 12/23/2011 3:13:51 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Rearden
Unfortunately McConnell isn't up for reelection until 2014. As long as we have people like McConnell, Boehner, Cantor and McCarthy heading up the Republicans in Congress, the GOP will be nothing more than Dem Lite.
26 posted on 12/23/2011 3:14:27 PM PST by bwc2221
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To: Paul Ross

Yep, communist at the very least. I’m not a McConnell fan but this piece of Rouda’s sucks.


27 posted on 12/23/2011 3:17:14 PM PST by jazusamo (The real minimum wage is zero: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jimbo123
Pretty thin gruel.

McConnell's an inside-the-beltway type to be sure, but this article says nothing to back up its title. And the author's assertion that the Tea Party is dead -- because it hasn't held any big rallies -- is deluded.

We're just focused on the primaries and, despite the disagreements at the moment, I suspect we'll agree on someone by the end.

28 posted on 12/23/2011 3:18:17 PM PST by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: The Working Man; Rearden; E. Pluribus Unum; DoughtyOne; hinckley buzzard; Irenic

Focus your efforts elsewhere...
He was last elected to the senate in 2008
and is not up for reelection until 2014.


29 posted on 12/23/2011 3:18:37 PM PST by Repeal The 17th (We have met the enemy and he is us.)
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To: jimbo123

Classic example of a leftist hack gloating about the way he thinks things are, assuming that the Republican establishment he so admires for dissing the Tea Party that he obviously detests is all over and that Republicans will dutifully vote for more RINOs and keep political Fuehrers such as Mitch McConnell, the chinless wonder, in power for years to come. I seriously doubt that power-besotted hacks like McConnell will be around much longer. Voters are disgusted with our congress as well as Obama and the upcoming federal election will prove it. The days of old pols like McConnell ordering congressional Republicans around as he makes cozy deals with Democrats that move their agenda forward at the expense of the people are fast coming to an end. This is not ancient Rome. Obama, despite what he thinks, is not an emperor. The voters will exert their authority next November and hacks like chinless Mitch McConnell will be the ones being kicked to the curb.


30 posted on 12/23/2011 3:22:38 PM PST by Jim Scott
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To: jimbo123
Because the Tea Party itself is officially over.

The fake journalist who wrote this is an asshat. Mitch isn't necessarily enamored with us, but he isn't interested in destroying the grass roots.

I reject the premise.

We have to be very, very careful, I think, about determining merely ineffective people and dastardly ones.

31 posted on 12/23/2011 3:24:01 PM PST by Recovering_Democrat
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To: jimbo123

the tea party is a state of mind to me,even though people quickly tried to organize an official party,I still think the tea party state of mind has always been with us as patriotic,conservative Americans who want to have limited,just and truthful government representatives. It has taken many years and trillions of wasted dollars and a suicidal socialist regime to solidify our thinking(along with rino’s and establishment republicans who prostitute themselves)The great battle of good and evil goes on-a state of mind for truth against powers and principalities-of course they think we are gone- but,we are working and waiting,not protesting in some phoney baloney soros manipulation.So they have money and support from every nation in the world who hates us,they have our schools,unions,most media,gov. employees and colleges and universities and we have a state of mind and who? who is with us?


32 posted on 12/23/2011 3:34:48 PM PST by coalman (survived carter ,disco and clinton,just holding on till 2012)
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To: Repeal The 17th
Focus your efforts elsewhere... He was last elected to the senate in 2008 and is not up for reelection until 2014.

No.

Objective 1 = take control of the Senate away from the Democrats

Objective 2 = take control of the Senate away from McConnell

34 posted on 12/23/2011 4:56:18 PM PST by tentmaker
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I’ll send some money for the good cause of ridding Washington of a few more RINOS....But Most of my money is reserved for getting rid of the RINO in my own backyard in 2014 Sen. Graham!!


35 posted on 12/23/2011 4:57:03 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: The Working Man

Great idea, throw them all out.


36 posted on 12/24/2011 2:49:21 AM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: bwc2221

Oh well we will get around to him in a couple of years then.

I would very much like to see Bonehead lose his speakership in the next Congress, and I had already decided to vote for the “D” against Cantor. I would rather have a “D” to fire in two years, than to give that time to Cantor so that he might dig his trench a little deeper.


37 posted on 12/24/2011 2:54:29 AM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: Repeal The 17th

that’s only a couple of years away, I had already decided to vote for the “D” against Cantor. I’m urging my friends to do likewise.

My reasoning is that I would rather fire a “D” in two years than give Cantor more time to dig his trench a little deeper.


38 posted on 12/24/2011 2:58:00 AM PST by Rearden (Deo Vindice)
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To: The Working Man

I wish I could. But whomever he runs against in the primary, will receive my financial support.


39 posted on 12/24/2011 3:35:43 AM PST by AdaGray
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To: jimbo123

This son of a Mitch has to go


40 posted on 12/24/2011 7:56:39 AM PST by ballplayer
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To: jimbo123
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2011-12-24


Keith Rouda (Louisville.com Newspaper),


I just read your "Mitch McConnell and the Tea party" article ... it was reposted today at Free Republic.


First, we're both political junkies ... just opposite sides of the fence (and as Ronald Reagan, would say, from the opposite sides of history) ...


Second ... without being a Clymer (it is Christmas Eve, after all) ... I would tell you that the Tea Party movement is (indeed) quite "alive and well" ...


We're quietly going about ... working for strategic change to help save the United States from socialism, the (stupid) repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" ... well, you know, the drill ...


The Mitch McConnels and Harry Reids will soon be gone from politics ... just as Juan McCain ...


Nancy Pelosi ? Well, as Newt Gingrich (my candidate) joked the other day at a speech in South Carolina ... something to the effect that ... "Nancy Pelosi is actually more conservative than her own district" ...


===========================


2012 will be a great year for America ... especially "legal" citizens of all races and religious persuasions ... the tapestry and fabric that Dr. Martin Luther King talked about ...


I'm really looking forward to comparing the Presidential Candidate's Academic Transcripts, Health Records, Financial Statements ... for Newt and the Democratic candidate (it clearly won't be The Kenyan, because he refuses to release those records ... smile) ...


One more thing ... the "lunatic" Dr. Ron Paul (Dr. Winkie) is "not" endorsed by most Tea Party folks ... especially African-Americans (LOL) ...


So ... I guess that I wanted to take time today to help you recalibrate your "political sensor array" ...


Remembering that you can't always believe that "Stalinist Propaganda" that's the usual soup de jour at ABC-CBS-CNN-PBS-NBC-NYT and the Washington Compost ...


But you knew that already, didn't you ?


===========================


"May God and His Angels Guard your Sacred Throne, and make you long become it ..."

Henry V, Act 1, Scene 2


Genuinely Best Regards,

Patton-at-Bastogne


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41 posted on 12/24/2011 8:13:12 AM PST by Patton@Bastogne
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To: jimbo123
If you're going to post liberal agit-prop, at least identify it as such:

About the author:

...My free time is spent with MoveOn.org advocating for progressive policies...

42 posted on 12/24/2011 8:18:03 AM PST by kristinn (Dump the Chump in 2012)
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To: kristinn

GOP freshman: McConnell ‘ran over us’

By Jonathan Easley - 12/23/11 11:31 AM ET

Freshman Tea Party Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) is incensed that Republicans caved in the payroll-tax debate, and is putting the blame squarely on Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/201181-tea-party-rep-mcconnell-ran-over-us-with-a-truck


43 posted on 12/24/2011 8:47:38 AM PST by jimbo123
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