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The Party of Reagan is dead: Long live the Party of Liberty
Tea Party Nation ^ | 12/4/12 | Judson Phillips

Posted on 12/04/2012 5:15:18 AM PST by Thad Lost

As we approached the 40thanniversary of the moon landings four years ago, there was a renewed interest in the space program. Not the current space program, but the space program of the 60’s that put Americans on the moon. Obama killed the current space program, so all we can do now is look back with nostalgia at our glory days.

The Republican Party is the same way. Every year, almost every local Republican Party has a Reagan day dinner. Republicans remember the glory days when they ran Washington.

The Republican rank and file is much like the average American. They are now looking back at the good old days with nostalgia while the current Republican leadership destroys the Party.

The Party of Reagan is dead. Long live the Party of Liberty.

Why is the Party of Reagan dead?

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: conservatism; liberty; party; republican

1 posted on 12/04/2012 5:15:29 AM PST by Thad Lost
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To: Thad Lost

It is dead because it is infested by a bunch of professional politicians who are more interested in keeping the power that they have, even if it is second-tier power.

It is dead because all of the old time RINOs brag about ‘being there with Ronnie’ in the early days, but can’t seem to remember that the country they are supposed to be serving needs Ronnie-like action instead of BS appeasement to a bunch of liberals whose ONLY goal is complete power - power over our lives, our thoughts, our fortunes, and the minds of our children.

Yes, some of the RINOs were there, but they were there only for the power, and they didn’t and still don’t have a clue about what real America means. They mean only to try and keep their waning power.


2 posted on 12/04/2012 5:20:06 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Thad Lost

I have these people called the Campaign for Liberty that keep calling the house.

from what i understand, they are Paulistinians. Any political movement with the name “Liberty” in it gives me the hives.


3 posted on 12/04/2012 5:20:24 AM PST by sauropod (I will not comply)
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To: Thad Lost

There’s no differance between the Blue Team and the Red Team, time to form a new Party so guys like me can vote for a Conservative candidate...


4 posted on 12/04/2012 5:22:25 AM PST by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: Gaffer

Good post.


5 posted on 12/04/2012 5:23:28 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Doofer

Win or lose...


6 posted on 12/04/2012 5:23:32 AM PST by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: Doofer

I’m not going off to another party. I’m going to primary both of my Senators for a start. They are actually worse than some Democrats.


7 posted on 12/04/2012 5:23:42 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

Good luck...


8 posted on 12/04/2012 5:25:44 AM PST by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: Thad Lost

Dead and needs to be buried because it is really starting to stink real bad.

I, for one will never vote for a Republican for federal office. Locally, maybe. Just like in Mississippi and other southern states, locally they were still Democrats but for federal office, they voted Republican, UNTIL the coming of Broncho Bahama.


9 posted on 12/04/2012 5:38:23 AM PST by Tupelo (Hunkered down & loading up)
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To: Thad Lost
It’s time to start from scratch. Perhaps it is too late and the left may have won. They may have achieved what their goal of transforming American from a Constitutional Republic to a socialist hellhole. But one thing is certain; the Republican Party is no longer the Party of Ronald Reagan, small government or conservatism.

I don't know about the first sentence here. Third party only gives us what we don't want, but the rest is exactly right. With every passing day I'm more convinced it's too late. The latest trial balloon I'm hearing on the local news is that Hillary is thinking of running for mayor of NYC. She'd win without breaking a sweat since NY is a 1 party state. From there she'll use it to get her executive credentials and be able to make a serious run in 2016.

Sadly, I don't think she could be any worse than the current pretender.

10 posted on 12/04/2012 5:43:39 AM PST by YankeeReb
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To: Thad Lost
It died because of the nature of many humans who wish to live off the largess of others.

It has been the dream of "progressives" for a hundred years that they be in the position of a perpetual majority voting block. They have finally gotten there thru the "new deal" the "great society" et al.

The famous 47% obviously is more like 53%....they are sitting out there like a big steaming pile of dog poop and they will vote EVERY TIME in federal elections for the politician who promises them the most free stuff.

There is no mystery in my mind why the party of Reagan died...the majority of the voters who vote are natural free-loaders. Self reliance, honor and dignity are not in their DNA....they have a powerful ally in the democrat party.

I am really coming around to the idea that there is no way to save the GOP in federal elections....except to infiltrate the Democrat party with the goal of moving it to the right?

11 posted on 12/04/2012 5:49:47 AM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give WAR a chance.......)
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To: Gaffer
"I’m going to primary both of my Senators for a start. They are actually worse than some Democrats."

Amen, I am with you there, Gaffer........ Chambliss and Isakson Have to be tossed out in the primary! But we need someone to run against them!

12 posted on 12/04/2012 5:53:11 AM PST by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie mmm mmm mmm)
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To: Thad Lost
The bought-and-paid-for disruptors on FR who have sold their souls to the GOP-E are a little late today. They should be here soon to mewl, "We can't leave the GOP. That would give all power to the Democrats."

I got a news flash for you. There ain't a dimes worth of difference between the Dems and the Pubs.

13 posted on 12/04/2012 6:11:39 AM PST by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: Thad Lost

I don’t know if we have a choice. Mr. Boehner is kicking us out of the party. They don’t want us in their party. They want a cool base like the democrats. They are sick of us.


14 posted on 12/04/2012 6:30:15 AM PST by DManA
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To: Thad Lost

I don’t know if we have a choice. Mr. Boehner is kicking us out of the party. They don’t want us in their party. They want a cool base like the democrats. They are sick of us.


15 posted on 12/04/2012 6:30:35 AM PST by DManA
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To: Dr. Thorne

Last night’s moves by Bonehead were symbolic of why the GOP has to go.

Today I read where Bonehead is proposing cutting social security inflation increases (which was done a few years ago btw) and raising the medicare age. I though that was exactly the opposite of what the national candidate proposed doing. In otherwords, exactly what the dems said they would do if Romney got elected. Compound that with removing conservatives from financial committees and what message does that send.

We need new leadership and there will not be any new leadership till after 2014 at the earliest. This bunch has been flanked by his excellency on every issue every day. I am tired of it. I’d rather see Gingrich back as speaker than watch Bonehead pee in his pants everytime his excellency tells him what he is going to do.


16 posted on 12/04/2012 6:31:39 AM PST by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Thad Lost
GUNNY G: NO AINOs!!!!!

REAL AMERICANS ONLY!!!!!

17 posted on 12/04/2012 6:32:24 AM PST by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: sauropod

Better get a prescription for that ‘Liberty aversion’ disease you’ve contracted.


18 posted on 12/04/2012 6:58:14 AM PST by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Thad Lost






Can't you just imagine this was the scene with Obama and his Commie staff after stealing the election through voter fraud- while Conservatives blame Romney, argue, point fingers, blather on about 'starting a new party', who to run in 2016, and try to figure out how to suck up to minorities the 'next time'?



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19 posted on 12/04/2012 7:41:24 AM PST by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN)
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To: Apple Pan Dowdy

I’m with you Pan Dowdy - “Zaxby” Chambliss: Georgia’s own boneless chicken. Vote this trader out!


20 posted on 12/04/2012 8:11:11 AM PST by Lake Living
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To: Lake Living

“Vote this trader out!”

I doubt if that will happen.

He will probalby barder his way back in anyway.


21 posted on 12/04/2012 8:13:47 AM PST by Syncro (The Tea Party is Dead-->MSM/Dems/GOP-e -- LONG LIVE THE TEA PARTY!)
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To: YankeeReb

She would be worse. Obama is lazy. Hillary is a hard core Stalinist that wont rest.


22 posted on 12/04/2012 8:16:04 AM PST by MattinNJ (Col. West in 2016!!!!!!!!)
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To: MattinNJ

“She would be worse. Obama is lazy. Hillary is a hard core Stalinist that wont rest.”

True, but Stalin did defend the USSR from foreign enemies.

If a Soviet ambassador had been murdered on his watch...
there would be consequences.


23 posted on 12/04/2012 9:07:07 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Not so "commanding", not so "inevitable".)
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To: Apple Pan Dowdy
[CHAMBLISS - see Websters = spineless RINO] When I heard his little confession on the radio about taxes, I blew up and sent him one smoking hot email telling him I'd vote against him the first chance I got.

I told him I didn't care about his "love" of HIS country. His country is the country club of the Senate; it isn't my country.

Here's what the double talking spineless little shit sent back:

Dear [Gaffer]:

Thank you for your correspondence regarding our government's fiscal challenges, and specifically about my views on taxation. Your taking the time to contact me is appreciated.

In recent days there has been significant discussion in the press about my position on taxes and tax reform. In spite of speculation to the contrary, my position has not changed and my comments have been consistent and unwavering. I hope to take this opportunity to set the record straight.

I am not in favor of raising taxes. Raising taxes to pay for reckless overspending is bad policy, and I have never, nor will I ever, advance the idea that raising tax rates is an acceptable option for dealing with our deficit spending.

That being said, with the rapidly approaching "fiscal cliff," there is much discussion in Washington and around the country about our debt, deficit, federal spending, and tax rates. We also cannot forget that beyond the impact of the fiscal cliff, our nation is still burdened with a $16 trillion debt that must not be left to simply grow and fester without immediate and significant action.

There are no simple solutions and everything must be on the table. While parts of the tax code provide equitable economic incentives, many of them do not. The current tax code has become burdensome and complex and filled with provisions which only benefit a limited portion of Americans, at the expense of higher rates for all Americans.

As such, in addition to reducing discretionary spending, reforming entitlements, simplifying the individual and corporate tax code, and lowering tax rates, we should remove unproductive tax expenditures. This is a proven path to prosperity that President Reagan enabled in the mid-1980s and if done correctly, can provide us with a platform for growth that will help federal revenues rise naturally through economic prosperity. A robust economy simply creates more economic activity and more revenue without raising taxes.

Ultimately, my pledge is to protect taxpayers, not special interests. We must analyze every aspect of the federal budget, including the tax code. As my voting record demonstrates, I don't believe taking more money out of the pockets of hard-working Americans is the right approach for our country.

In summation, I have consistently stated that, due to my conservative principles, I am not in favor of tax increases. I have also consistently said I am in favor of significant tax reform to lower tax rates and generate additional revenues. Those reforms should be on the table in this debt and deficit debate. However, this would only be acceptable in return for entitlement reforms from the other side that truly fix our long-term spending problem.

If you would like to receive timely email alerts regarding the latest congressional actions, including the fiscal cliff, and my weekly e-newsletter, please sign up via my website at: www.chambliss.senate.gov. Please let me know whenever I may be of assistance.

24 posted on 12/04/2012 9:41:49 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Doofer
Luck is for fools and cheaters. Actually, a quisling Senator like Chambliss is very vulnerable to dissent from people like me who think he's a spineless RINO.

Imagine how the AJC or WSB TV, or Atlanta-centered CNN would react to a well-funded challenge to him by some real conservative that could highlight this RINOs duplicity and disloyalty to conservative American.

They'd lick their nasty chops and give all the air time his challenger wanted because they're on the lookout for a supermajority in the Senate for the Democrats.

For my part, it's worth the gamble to keep the fraggers out of the bunker even if it means making the Democrats evern stronger - we won't ever get strong with RINOs like Chambliss.

So....free advertising for his opponent - negative press for him, more money for his opponent.......As my daddy used to say, because he was fond of Italian cooking, he'd be “fricasseed” [my daddy used to love that Italian Chicken Fricasse]

25 posted on 12/04/2012 9:57:50 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

Why are people leaving the Dems and GOP for Independent statue? Because the two party system is broken. It must be reformed ans the new Liberty Party is just the prescription. Even the threat of such a party is good! the GOP dumped the Tea Party People from the committees today—What does that tell you?


26 posted on 12/04/2012 12:24:34 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: sauropod
Any political movement with the name “Liberty” in it gives me the hives.

That's sad.

But in one case, I'm with you:


27 posted on 12/04/2012 1:09:05 PM PST by x
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To: B.O. Plenty
except to infiltrate the Democrat party with the goal of moving it to the right?

Exactly how they defeated the republican party, became republicans (rino) and killed us from within.

Every conservative in the House, if there really is one, should change party affiliation, then let Boehner figure out what happened.

Most here talk about freedom, but few have really experienced it. Life is really hard, but freedom is really great.

28 posted on 12/04/2012 1:48:43 PM PST by itsahoot (Any enemy, that is allowed to have a King's X line, is undefeatable. (USS Taluga AO-62))
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To: itsahoot
Wouldn't it be a hoot if they did that...NOBODY THERE would know what the hell to do....especially if somehow they could vote for someone like Louis Gomert for Speaker..

...all the democrats in the House cannot be nancy pelosi lunatics..

...but then again, maybe so...

29 posted on 12/04/2012 2:35:02 PM PST by B.O. Plenty (Give WAR a chance.......)
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To: Gaffer

You are right, Gaffer.... it’s Chambliss’ shameless doubletalk!


30 posted on 12/05/2012 8:32:28 AM PST by Apple Pan Dowdy (... as American as Apple Pie mmm mmm mmm)
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To: Doofer
There’s no differance between the Blue Team and the Red Team, time to form a new Party so guys like me can vote for a Conservative candidate...

Guys like you had that option in November. Yet the 'vote for the R' crowd here had no interest in voting for a conservative. They voted for Romney, and helped the elite that posters here now say they despise to gain a death grip on the Republican Party.

31 posted on 12/05/2012 8:35:06 AM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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