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Mark Levin: The Senate GOP establishment is trying to disenfranchise conservatives
Right Scoop ^ | April 18th | Mark Levin via Right Scoop

Posted on 04/21/2012 10:07:01 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing

Levin talks about what he says few have the guts to talk about, and that is how the Senate GOP establishment, McConnell, is trying to minimize conservative Sen. Ron Johnson who has made it clear he isn’t in the Senate to buddy up with the leadership, but rather to represent his constituents and fight for conservatism. And on the other hand, the establishment types like McCain are teaming up with one of the go-along-to-get-along increasingly liberal senators, Dick Lugar, to help him defeat a great conservative he’s running against.

So while they claim to be conservative, what they really want more than anything are people who will do their bidding and Levin isn’t going to keep quiet about it. He explains it in full below:


TOPICS: Extended News
KEYWORDS: conservatism; gope; johnson; marklevin; newt4teaparty; senate; talkradio; teaparty; teaparty4newt; teapartyrebellion; thegreatone
This is one of the stories that The Great One talked about:

In Pivot to Messaging, Ron Johnson Looks to Purge Staff (GOP-E Looking to purge Johnson)

1 posted on 04/21/2012 10:07:04 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

And yet some of you vow to “hold your nose” and vote Romney. That is a duplicity with those that would kill Conservatism.


2 posted on 04/21/2012 10:09:27 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

The Romney Campaign is trying to force Tommy Thompson down the throats of Wisconsin voters.


3 posted on 04/21/2012 10:11:41 PM PDT by Thunder90 (Romney barely won in OH with a 12-1 money advantage, he can't beat Obama that way.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

“The Senate GOP establishment is trying to disenfranchise conservatives”

Judging by the propaganda coming out of Fox News, it isn’t just the Senate GOP establishment- its the whole thing.


4 posted on 04/21/2012 10:12:32 PM PDT by GenXteacher (You have chosen dishonor to avoid war; you shall have war also.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Where does Hatch stand on this purge?


5 posted on 04/21/2012 10:12:41 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

This from the man who says we must unite behind a lying, left-wing, progressive liberal like Mitt Romney.

Simply amazing.


6 posted on 04/21/2012 10:14:16 PM PDT by SoConPubbie
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To: RIghtwardHo

Well, not me.

This Level Headed FReeper is *NOT* voting for Romney (VANITY)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2870518/posts


7 posted on 04/21/2012 10:16:24 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: SoConPubbie
Mark Levin: The Senate GOP establishment is trying to disenfranchise conservatives,

This from the man who says we must unite behind a lying, left-wing, progressive liberal like Mitt Romney.

Simply amazing.


Maybe the reason you can't get it all together in your mind is that there's not enough room.
8 posted on 04/21/2012 10:19:39 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Dern it, I need a transcript.

I don’t have time to listen to audio at a tiny fraction of the speed of reading.


9 posted on 04/21/2012 10:31:33 PM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

This is why Romney and the GOP have to lose. We are not going to solve the overwhelming problems we face if they win. Sorry to you folks who are so damned afraid of Obama that you can’t think straight.

Rebellion is brewing! We need patriots, not pantywaists!


10 posted on 04/21/2012 10:33:32 PM PDT by upsdriver (Newt..... stop Romney, get to a brokered convention and start a DRAFT PALIN movement!)
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To: upsdriver

The problem is that the GOP has supplied a defective product for decades and we’ve done nothing about it.

Many have warned me about “third parties,” but if we approached the issue as capitalists, we would realize that our supplier consistently fails to deliver and should go out of business. We should let the GOP die and let something better fill the void.


11 posted on 04/21/2012 10:35:11 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

I’ve been an anti third party guy all along, too BUT it has become evident that we are being played for fools by the GOP. That has to stop! As far as I’m concerned, the GOP is nearly as dangerous to our free republic as the Obama Democrats are. They definitely are not the solution to downsizing government and its control over our lives. The Tea Party is where we should place our efforts. The GOP elites are owed NOTHING! They can go to Hell!


12 posted on 04/21/2012 10:50:40 PM PDT by upsdriver (Newt..... stop Romney, get to a brokered convention and start a DRAFT PALIN movement!)
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To: SoConPubbie
This from the man who says we must unite behind a lying, left-wing, progressive liberal like Mitt Romney.

Simply amazing.

You are right, simply amazing. It's getting more and more difficult to listen to some people I thought were conservative patriots, as they exercise their situational principles, and not just Levin.

Their words ring hollow.

13 posted on 04/21/2012 10:53:18 PM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

The majority of conservatives, seriously, need to plan what to do for the long-term, when their enemies list involves: leftists (of all political parties-major political parties and minor political parties and all Independent candidates who are leftist), some moderates, some Libertarians, RINOS, Establishment Republicans, and Elitist Republicans, combined! It’s, also, important to understand that this is a world war between the political left and the political right, and this isn’t, just, a problem that’s, only, from within the U.S. and U.S. territories. Leftist politics and all of political correctness must be defeated, everywhere in the entire world, asap!


14 posted on 04/21/2012 11:47:06 PM PDT by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
We should let the GOP die and let something better fill the void.

It is well past time for a third party. We need to run true Conservatives so that the people have a real choice. Then the Republican party will "die" and we Conservatives will "live".

15 posted on 04/22/2012 12:22:56 AM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

Can Newt change parties or is it too late?


16 posted on 04/22/2012 12:24:01 AM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: aruanan
Could never understand why Conservatives in this cycle want to prove a point to the establishment by letting BO back into office? Furthermore, why compare the national race with state specific races where the ability to coalesce behind strong, conservative candidates is much easier?

In this cycle, standing on principle in the presidential vote yields the strong possibility of three Kagan-like hacks finding their way on to the court in the next four years. The negative consequences of such would last decades, not just until 2016.

Do I like Romney? Not at all. Would I have preferred Santorum? Most definitely.

Do I want to live through four more years of Fast & Furious, tax hikes, false budgets being sent to the Senate for planned failure so the “stimulus” money which supposed to be a one year event perpetuates, gun control, blatant racial divide, a fresh shot at amnesty, suing of states based on laws they pass that are opposed to the national mandates, planned increases in gas/oil/electricity prices? Hell no.

I cannot and and will not say that Romney is the answer and not a problem for Conservatives because of course he is, but the consequenses of four more years of BO will last far more than four more years.

Levin has it absolutely right. Control your state primaries, get the grassroot Conservatives into office so they can oust the McConnells, Boehners and Lugars instead of being ruled by them. Vote for Romney because the prospect of a left-wing packed SCOTUS with a left-wing majority Senate will kill whatever small freedoms are left in this great land.

17 posted on 04/22/2012 12:41:49 AM PDT by Reagan Disciple (Peace through Strength)
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To: RIghtwardHo
As to a vote for Romney:

That is a duplicity with those that would kill Conservatism.

And a vote for Obama would do what? (Given that a vote for anyone, not on our ticket; is a vote for Obama.)

We can save Conservatism with a RINO president. We can save neither Conservatism - nor America - with Obama as President. Should Obama get 'four' more years; bets are on, as to how many years he stays after that. . .

18 posted on 04/22/2012 1:01:21 AM PDT by cricket ( It is not just 'the economy' and Newt knows it. . .)
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To: aruanan
Gotta go with SoConPubbie on this one. When Mark endorsed Romney (Yes, he did in the first two minutes of his show!) he became just another pimp.
I'll never waste another minute or dime on him.
19 posted on 04/22/2012 1:07:35 AM PDT by TexasSecede79366
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To: cricket

Another Cricket...that’s not me!
This is going to be confusing!


20 posted on 04/22/2012 1:20:57 AM PDT by Cricket24 (NO MORE RINO'S....That means you Romney)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

I will certainly be gagging if I have to cast a vote for Romney THIS TIME. AGAIN, I’d vote for an orange-butted orangutang to get that trash out of the White House. I agree that we need to start getting rid of the establishment-types that think reaching across the aisle and ‘compromising’ with the radical left is good for the country. I think it’s just as important and possibly more to take the Senate with true conservative candidates so it won’t matter what Romney wants. We need to make sure that they can’t shove another Romney down our throat in the future. I’ve got to start researching who’s going to re-place Kay B-H in my state. If anybody has any insight on the candidates please help me. I’ve got to get up to scratch on that race fast.


21 posted on 04/22/2012 2:07:18 AM PDT by RowdyFFC
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To: Reagan Disciple

With milt you don’t get 3 Kagans, instead u get 3 Souters.


22 posted on 04/22/2012 3:25:18 AM PDT by rhinohunter (Not voting for etchamitt...no way...no how)
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To: true believer forever
It's getting more and more difficult to listen to some people I thought were conservative patriots, as they exercise their situational principles, and not just Levin.

Someone posted a while back -- in connection with Rush -- that Bain owns Clear Channel. I thought that might be tin-foil hat stuff, but googling around (wondering about a local "conservative" talk host), I found that Clear Channel was brought private in 2006 by Bain and Thomas H. Lee (also Mormon roots). Clear Channel owns, IIRC, 850 radio stations, and I think I recall seeing that that's about half the (major?) radio stations in the country.

Premiere Radio, which is Rush's syndicator (and I have only fuzzy speculation on just what that means -- and echoes of 50s TV shows, in which "the Syndicate" was organized crime, don't help!) is also owned by Bain. Obviously, I don't know in any detail how these things work, but I'd guess there are layers and layers of contractual agreements. I seem to recall that Levin is in the same position.

Re the Mormon connections -- it's all puzzling since the Mormon Church is against gay marriage and abortion. But it's not unprecedented for social or business interests to get entangled. At least through the 50s, anyone who wanted to rise to the top in American business was well advised to "convert" to Episcopalianism (perhaps contributing to that church's current turmoil!).

FWIW.

23 posted on 04/22/2012 3:53:52 AM PDT by maryz
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To: Bellflower
It is well past time for a third party. We need to run true Conservatives so that the people have a real choice. Then the Republican party will "die" and we Conservatives will "live".

And about the only way for that to have a chance is for actual conservatives to do the minority mass-gather thing in front of RNC locations before they make their "edicts". Until we do other than just make noise, they have no reason to stop their treasonous ways.

24 posted on 04/22/2012 4:59:38 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Ron Johnson endorsed the RINO socialist Romney....let him deal with his own friends.

Actions have consequences. I won’t lift a finger to support those who have capitulated and endorsed Romney.


25 posted on 04/22/2012 5:08:36 AM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: Thunder90

“The Romney Campaign is trying to force Tommy Thompson down the throats of Wisconsin voters.”

Maybe Ron Johnson should have figured this out before he stabbed conservatives in the back by endorsing Romney. Oh well.


26 posted on 04/22/2012 5:10:47 AM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: aruanan

Now that’s funny! :^D


27 posted on 04/22/2012 5:16:10 AM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: true believer forever
You lost me. What are you talking about? Mark Levin has said its Romney's job to reach out to conservatives to unite the party, not for everyone else to rally behind Romney.

So, who's saying what in your post?

28 posted on 04/22/2012 6:24:14 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (.Are they stupid, malicious or evil?)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

The senate is the bastion of aristocracy. They even like choosing their own members (the national republican and democratic campaign committees) instead of letting the people in the individual states choose them.

Hatch was forced into a primary yesterday and hopefully, Lugar will be a lame-duck senator in a few weeks. Time to clean house, one election at a time.


29 posted on 04/22/2012 6:27:27 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Duh, Hey Mark, we have kown this for a coule years now, why don’t you reort on the NBC issue, coward.


30 posted on 04/22/2012 6:38:56 AM PDT by stockpirate (Romney, Ann Coulter & our ruling republican SOCIALISTelites, are Big Government socialists,)
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To: Jabba the Nutt
You lost me. What are you talking about? Mark Levin has said its Romney's job to reach out to conservatives to unite the party, not for everyone else to rally behind Romney.

So, who's saying what in your post?

On the day santorum quit, Levin said that "we conservatives have to pull out a win for Romney" - maybe 4 hours after Santorum had left the race...

He and Rush, and all the other usual suspects, have now taken to giving romney on-air advice as to what he needs to do to win this victory we all have to pull together to give him"...

31 posted on 04/22/2012 9:37:00 AM PDT by true believer forever (GO NEWT! On to Tampa - hang tight - we can do this!!)
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To: Cricket24
[Another Cricket...that’s not me! This is going to be confusing!]

lol/ There are a few here it seems. But given 'for how long' and the 'variations' per ID. . .appears not to be a problem. ;-)

Lots of 'crickets' chirping. . .

32 posted on 04/22/2012 11:35:12 AM PDT by cricket ( It is not just 'the economy' and Newt knows it. . .)
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To: Cricket24

Well; a ‘few’ anyway. . .


33 posted on 04/22/2012 11:37:00 AM PDT by cricket ( It is not just 'the economy' and Newt knows it. . .)
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To: Thunder90

Is Romney a RINOlander,
Who caves-in to Debt-Decline?
Will he re-write Obama”care,”
And propel us into financial hell?

Will Romney cast out REASON,
And join the Democrat’s lot?
Romney’s past brings sparse hope to mind,
Of those that are TAXED ENOUGH ALREADY,
Of those who are not blind.


34 posted on 04/22/2012 11:49:48 AM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Chgogal

Are you kidding? It was his “Plan”.

LOL


35 posted on 04/22/2012 4:34:00 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: aruanan

LOL


36 posted on 04/22/2012 4:38:54 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
Many have warned me about “third parties,” but if we approached the issue as capitalists, we would realize that our supplier consistently fails to deliver and should go out of business. We should let the GOP die and let something better fill the void.

Kind of reminds me of a company I once worked for. It was not a pleasant place to work, but management had a tactic they used whenever a valued employee was thinking of leaving: they tried to frighten them into staying - "It's a cold, cold, world out there! You will wish you'd never left!"

Fortunately, I had to good sense to see beyond this tactic.

37 posted on 04/22/2012 4:45:31 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Post CWII, the New Confederate Senate won’t have this problem.


38 posted on 04/22/2012 4:47:48 PM PDT by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: Vendome
: )

And that is why I asked the question. Levin supports Hatch but not Lugar. I find both Lugar and Hatch unsatisfactory.

39 posted on 04/22/2012 5:28:06 PM PDT by Chgogal (WSJ, Coulter, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: rhinohunter

Can’t disagree and would have to hope that the real thinkers in the Senate would flip the kill switch on that scenario the way they did to Bush with Miers.


40 posted on 04/23/2012 9:08:43 AM PDT by Reagan Disciple (Peace through Strength)
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