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Rand Paul backed group attacks Republicans
POLITICO ^ | KATE NOCERA

Posted on 04/03/2013 5:55:58 AM PDT by JohnPDuncan

Sen. Rand Paul, the tea party favorite and possible 2016 presidential candidate, is raising money for a conservative gun rights group that’s targeting fellow Republicans, including House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.

And when one congressman complained, the message from Paul’s camp was: too bad.

The Kentucky Republican has lent his name to fundraising pitches for the National Association for Gun Rights, a group that says the National Rifle Association is too willing to compromise on gun rights.

The group has blitzed the districts of Virginia Republicans Cantor and Rep. Scott Rigell with $50,000 worth of TV and radio ads accusing them of helping President Barack Obama pass gun control legislation.

Paul’s email pitches for the group don’t mention Cantor or Rigell by name, but his activity for an organization that attacks fellow Republicans shows the potential 2016 presidential contender isn’t afraid to pick a fight inside the party.

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


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; US: Kentucky; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 113th; banglist; cantor; cino; demagogue; duplicate; fakerepublican; fff; fino; katenocera; lino; nra; politico; randpaul; randpaulguns; rigell; rino; search; virginia
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To: cdcdawg
As for your apparent dislike of Romney, guess you got what you wanted King Obama. Good thinking!
21 posted on 04/03/2013 7:18:09 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: Logical me

Mitt Romney and his inept campaign made Obama’s second term possible. Don’t blame Romney critics for actually being right about his un-electibility.


22 posted on 04/03/2013 7:20:43 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: JohnPDuncan; TexasFreeper2009

Are you sure Ron Paul wasn’t at the original Boston Tea Party in ‘73?


23 posted on 04/03/2013 7:27:02 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: JohnPDuncan
Straw purchases are already illegal.

I don't know the guy, but if he's a big-government Rino, he's just the guy we don't need.

24 posted on 04/03/2013 7:29:41 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: MachIV
I consider them both to be libertarians, which do have some overlap with the tea party, but also distinct differences.
25 posted on 04/03/2013 8:57:32 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Notice that the same cast of characters on here who cheered for Ron Paul in 2012 are now cheering for Rand this time around. Expect the same attacks from them they threw at us for not supporting the “one true conservative” that time around.

I couldn’t and won’t support a liberaltarian.


26 posted on 04/03/2013 11:11:18 AM PDT by History Repeats (sic transit gloria mundi)
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To: JohnPDuncan

Politico is ill-informed. He is attacking RINOs, not Republicans. Eric Cantor is a liberal phony and must be primaried and defeated.


27 posted on 04/03/2013 11:29:05 AM PDT by montag813
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To: JohnPDuncan

It’s never too early, but thanks anyway.


28 posted on 04/03/2013 3:39:16 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: Logical me

So, in your mind, suggesting that somebody could be to the right of Romney equals “apparent dislike”, and this inferred from nothing “apparent dislike” means that I wanted Obama. You need to change your name. That is really sloppy thinking by you. If you disagree, please connect the dots. I’d like to see the “logical” you try.


29 posted on 04/04/2013 4:17:09 AM PDT by cdcdawg
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To: TexasFreeper2009

The tea party is a libertarian movement. Rebbelion is not exactly a conservative idea.


30 posted on 04/05/2013 4:43:03 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Everybody in the upper levels of House Republican “leadership” makes me vomit. None of them have any principles or backcone. I think that is how Boner wants it.


31 posted on 01/11/2014 5:23:12 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: montag813
He is attacking RINOs, not Republicans.

Quit it!
It's "conservatives", limited-government types that the Republican party doesn't like or want. (Remember NY-23.)
Remember also the 2012 RNC and its rule-changes, the primaries and their dirty/illegitimate manipulations, the flat-out arrogance that "republicans" must vote for the anointed candidate?

32 posted on 01/11/2014 6:10:55 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: JohnPDuncan

Good Cantor is nothing more than a little suck up RINO.


33 posted on 01/11/2014 6:50:55 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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