Skip to comments.Finally, Romney gets tea party support
Posted on 03/21/2012 9:41:01 AM PDT by RobinMasters
The organization that ignited the tea party as a national mass movement gave Mitt Romney perhaps his biggest victory yet, deciding to drop its opposition to his candidacy, a top executive in the group told The Washington Times.
FreedomWorks, which organized the Sept. 12, 2009, mass demonstration on the Mall, says that while it will not give an explicit endorsement, the time has come for Republicans to unite around the former Massachusetts governor and focus on defeating President Obama.
It is a statistical fact that the numbers favor Mitt Romney, FreedomWorks Vice President Russ Walker told The Times on Tuesday. We are dedicated to defeating Obama and electing a conservative Senate that will help Romney repeal Obamacare and address the nations economic and spending challenges.
Mr. Romney has been winning a majority of delegates and has more than twice the number that former Sen. Rick Santorum has, and he continued that run Tuesday with a victory in Illinois.
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Screw it, screw Armey, and screw Romney!
I like Dick Armey and Freedom Works.
I despise Mitt Romney. He is an elitist phoney.
Am convinced his win in Illinois in the GOP Primary is driven by Dem Ops voting in the GOP Primary.
Time to write Freedomworks off the conservative list.
Gotta wonder what Russ Walker was promised in return.
Because Romney won Illinois? They are a blue state and Romney only won in high blue voter districts, that really doesn’t scream Tea Party.
EFF MITT ROMNEY. I will never vote for him.
Note to Romney, his supporters, and the GOP-e.
You can win the general with out the south.
Your not going to win the general trying to out liberal the liberal in blue states.
Romney will not win.
Yeah, my first thought was “who bought out Russ Walker?”
Note to Romney, his supporters, and the GOP-e.
You can NOT (error correction) win the general with out the south.
Your not going to win the general trying to out liberal the liberal in blue states.
Romney will not win.
It’s looking more and more like we’re going to be stuck with Romney.
Well, better uncertainty with him than utter destruction with barry.
From the fake Tea Partys such as the one
which attacked Gov. Palin from Texas
created by RINO Romney and Hudack
to the FAKE polls in Texas "informing" Gov Palin not to run
created by PerryBOTs (and Romney?)
to the rumor-fomenting Sullivans in S.C.both in bed
with RINO Romney and RINO Perry
to the anti-Gov Palin rumors from PerryBOT Ken Crow in Iowa Lying that
Gov Palin would not Run for President
(Perry and Romney?)
Perry and Rove.
Romney and Rove.
RINOs all -- Tied to the navel of Soros and Sharia.
Misogynists working together against Gov. Palin and conservatives.
NO ROMNEY. EVER. That is why there are no votes for Romney.
Initially, the Tea Party decided to work to influence the GOP because the Democrat party was a lost cause and a third party option was too difficult.
Now, the GOP is once again calling the shots and the Tea Party going along simply because they don’t want to lose?
Who’s influencing who now?
“Time to write Freedomworks off the conservative list.”
I’ve seen so many people and organizations written off here lately, that soon all that will be left is FR.
Agree. Better Romney than Obama any day of the week. Four more years of Obama and with major lifetime Supreme Court appointments and the rest of the federal judicairy, we are cooked if Obama is re-elected. The old adage is true, never cut off your nose to spite your face.
Already seeing the antiSantorum ads here in Wisconsin. I would have voted for Perry, now Newt, but never Romney. I know there are those that call me a cry baby or whatever. I refuse to support Obama and, all Romney is is Obama lite.
I left FreedomWorks behind right after Glenn Beck went off the deep end. I didn’t want to be associated with anything to do with him.
I’m glad I made the right choice.
I don't think so.
The Tea Party ain't a party. It sprung up spontaneously all over the country, composed of people frightened about what their country was becoming.
It had nothing to do with that fat old goat.
I’m Anti-Romney so as I’ve seen politicans and some in the tea party support him, I have said the tea party was corrupt and the GOP took it over (what is the word I am looking for?). But all I care about is the tea party types and similar like minded conservatievs in the base. Because they will band together against Romney. My state went for Santorum as did others. They will stand against Romney.
The only solution to this problem is annihilation of the blue blood country clubbers at the RNC and their creepy pulled back wives.
The GOP must die.
Time for real conservatives to split off.
Good it is time for unification against the real peril that faces our nation. Another four years of obummer and reid and pelosi.
Romney was caught on camera admitting that he’s a progressive. He defends the bailouts. Romney signed socialized medicine and cap & trade into law in Massachusetts. Then, in a 2009 op-ed, he urged Obama to adopt the individual mandate on a national level.
He’s not a RINO. He’s not Obama-lite. He IS Obama.
Don’t let the establishment snooker you into voting for a socialist just because he has an R in front of his name. If he wins the nomination, focus on flipping the Senate.
The Tea Party has no leaders, anyone claiming to be “an executive” with the group is flat out lying.
progressive or progressive lite
i won’t vote for either
the gop ‘leadership’ needs to be flushed
The GOP-e doesn’t care about winning. They just want to maintain the status quo. I’m listening to Rush Limbaugh right now - he’s making a big deal about Boehner and Cantor giving in to Obama on a tax hike, and Obama walking out to lie about it in a statement to the public. Rush is going on and on about Obama’s lie, while he should *also* be ripping Boehner and Cantor to shreds.
Boehner and Cantor just plunged another knife in the back of America, and they truly don’t care about the economy. And that’s how the GOP-e is.
**Finally, Romney gets tea party support**
What? No way!
Lying? I guess I missed when Palin announced her candidacy.
BTW, I forgot how hard you worked to take out the first Anti-Romney conservative who was beating him in the polls.
You certainly got your way on that one. No Perry beating Romney now.
If enough people think like you, then so will it be. I’m just so surprised that conservatives would roll over that easily.
Romney will mainly slow down the disease a bit, which will give us time to build a new party system. We could not possibly do it with Obama in office. He would declare us illegal under his new Executive Order.
Romney has a good chance of winning, so that is our only hope left to stop this. This will be similar to using a pest species in our garden, to kill destructive vermin, which in turn comes a time to get rid of the original pest species. (Romney) And above all else, I don't count out the possibility of a Brokered Convention or immediate 3rd party effort.
I agree with you that Romney will betray conservatives. He’s going to pull a McCain (a la his Senate reelection), and then everyone will be SO SURPRISED, like it’s never been done before.
I like Gingrich but he’s going nowhere unfortunately
April 3rd Vote Santorum Here is why
A Hydra Is In The Mourning After Pill
OBMACARE is a 1.76 Trillion $ Hydra a 9 headed snake
which Can only be Destroyed By A Firebrand
by L.J .Keslin http://www.theusmat.com
Of the three GOP candidates remaining opposing Mitt Romney . Only one man had the courage to take on a what they call a third rail issue...Eugenics... and has had his character asassinated for it... He’s been pummeled from both sides called , a women hater ,, a religious nut, ..a one trick pony, Santorum spends an hour discussing oil and the economy then 10 seconds comenting about pornography but guess what MSM and Santorum detractors will talk about... certainly not ,what’s really in the 1.76 trillion dolllar wonder called Obamacare ,,...!; Population control.... and all that goes with it. Including cost, 1.76 trillion.
To pay off a trillion dollars at $1.00 a second would take 31,668 years. At 100 billion dollars a second only 10 years.4 months*.. Not including interest.There is no way to “fix” Obamacare.. This is a Christmas gift that must be returned by someone determined to do so not just exchanged .* A billion seconds=31 years+
Two groups late in the last century led in Eugenic development. The Nazis and the Communists. Few know or remember how the Nazis began. First citing “health risk” “nicht rauchen” baning cigarette smoking, Then terminating Down Syndrome children, and then on to mentally defective children and adults,. then on to besides murdering opponents, races. All done to make the German Reich healthy and last a thousand years.
So you go to the MSM (Main Stream Media) the so called “gate keepers” for information about these things and you find closed gates .. The sorcerers in the media magically reduce a 2000 page Hydra , a Greek legendary nine headed venomous serpent that must be slain by a firebrand ,and morph it into the mourning after pill and a “womans health care issue.”
The “gatekeepers” never tell you that Obamacare bill creators and the Amish are exempt from being in Obamacare. The drafters are on record actually calling it population control and demanding Catholic bishops support it.* Their statements are out there .But not mentioned by the so called gate-keepers but by the AM the alternate media, meaning radio talk shows like Limbaugh’s and websites like Britebart’s Government . Places Obama wants to shut down and will once re-elected *Joel Pollak Britebart Government .
Women surrender their rights when they buy into this monstrosity . That is what’s in Obamacare which is deceptively titled “The Affordable Health Care Act” .Yet Obamacom tzars who hail from that foreign land, the deep swamp of Acadamica are all preaching the utopian wonders of Eugenics. Why it’s the final solution (remember him ?) population control. Which is part of the Obamacare package.
Let’s hope Santorum decides not to shy away from this issue miss characterized as only a social issued. It is both a social and financial issue $ 1.75 trillion is in no way a minor expenditure. Population control affects US from the cradle to the grave. .but Santorum can not speakout and act against this despicable movement ? Particularly when that is being shoved on religious groups by the Demo-Coms . Especially when they are ignoring constitutional rights...
Recently private job creation projects rejection by the socialists controlling new demo-com party should send a signal to the Republican bleeding heart establishment . “Bi-partisanship” doesn’t exist with the socialists who have taken over the democrat party and to the GOP leading presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Mr Romney should start realizing Obama is a “socialist”.. Everyone including the monthly liberal magazine Newsweek knows he is but Mr Romney just can’t seem to get around to saying it . Preventing an iron mine in Wisconsin for a desperate area in need of jobs or preventing the Keystone pipeline transfering oil from Canada to American refineries decisions which would have provided employment to thousands and reduced gas prices. was not on the new demo-com agenda.which has taken over. Common good is not their concern but their welfare is.. not ours .
I’ll take it a step farther. I don’t think the GOP-e wants to be in power. They want their seats yes. but they do not want to be the ones responsible for the hard choices that need to be made.
That is ok. FR is the best of the best.
Since Newt left the House, they squandered and undid everything he worked so hard to create. And they did it in less than 10 years. What is even more sickening is, Clinton and the Democrats took credit for it, and so very few Conservatives even understand what Newt actually did for us.
I listened to Romney’s speech last night and I was impressed both by what he said and by his delivery. I confess he sounded as if he meant the conservative statements he made. Regardless, I’ll vote for a syphilitic camel if it’s that or Obama.
They like power and chairmanships, but I think they’re happier when they have no responsibility. Good point.
The thing that disturbs me the most is that the freshman reps, along with Boehner and Cantor, show that even if we take the Senate, Congress will not fight for us. Conservatism needs to take the Presidency.
Romney is lying.
WoW is that some kind of brain wash,...
Everything about Willard Romney flys in the face of what the Tea Party stands for..
That right there is some very well crafted BRAIN WASH material..
Any tea party group that endorses Romney has abandoned the roots of the tea party, which are constitutionally limited small govt and fiscal responsibility. Romney is a big govt spender, which is why the GOP-e loves him. He will continue their status quo agenda.
“Well, better uncertainty with him than utter destruction with barry.”
Well stated. If RINO-Romney is the chosen candidate for the GOP I will bite my tongue and pull the lever.
Those that stand firm stating that they “will not vote for Romney under ANY circumstance” might as well stay home or vote for the Communist/Marxist/Socialist 0bama.
4 more years of rule under the boy-Muslim will be the end of America, period. Carve it in stone....America RIP.
“...all Romney is is Obama lite.”
I’d rather have “lite” than full-blown Socialism. That might give us enough time to find a REAL Conservative to replace Romney next go around.
I read this on FR and it ticked me off so much I called Freedom Works and demanded to know the procedures for obtaining ALL of my contributions back from them. I spoke to several people until I ended up with Mignon May, Membership Marketing Coordinator.
She pleaded with me to read the Daily Caller article posted today.
So I am withholding my request until I have had time to digest the article.
See it here: http://dailycaller.com/2012/03/21/influential-tea-party-group-not-ready-to-coalesce-behind-romney/
At the moment, you are correct about Newt, but Newt’s contribution will become vital later on. This will be his calling, to help organize and guide the direction our new party will take. Newt is far from finished.
Newt will also be the hitching post, for the new party platform. I firmly believe this.
Well, I live on CA and so don’t have a say anyway, but in the primary I’ll be voting for Newt. He won’t be around for the general, however.
My boss commented on what a great campaign Romney is running (he's GOP but not supporting Romney). My response? OF COURSE he's running a "great campaign" but is it really so great when he's outspending all his opponents COMBINED?
Dropping opposition is not the same thing as giving support. What are they supposed to do, endorse Obama?
Romney is going to be the nominee. That is just the painful infuriating truth of it.
We can either insure Obama’s re-election or we can hold our noses and vote for idiot Romney and have some slim chance of repealing Obamacare.
If Obama wins, then we get PERMANENT Obamacare and another 2 Obama Scotus picks who will make Kagan and Sortamywhore look like heterosexuals. His next two picks will be outright communists. Fortunately, the GOP will retake the Senate, so we should be able to block the worst of his picks.
But you know the surrender-prone GOP. They will reject his first obviously communist picks and then approve of his next ones.
We are stuck with Romney or Obama. Make your choice. I still would rather hit the wall at 70mph rather than at 140mph.