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Lindsey Graham ally: Graham will face ‘competitive’ Tea Party challenge
NewsOK ^ | 07/23/2013 | Joel Gerhrke

Posted on 07/26/2013 2:36:08 AM PDT by TexGrill

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., will face a “spirited” and “competitive” primary challenge, according to ally and former South Carolina GOP chairman Katon Dawson, who nonetheless predicted that the South Carolina lawmaker would win reelection in 2014.

“We look forward to a very successful season, but certainly it’ll be competitive,” Dawson told the Washington Examiner in a phone message replying to questions about the 2014 race.

“Senator Graham has been one of the most successful politicians at the ballot box and has cut the hide of a South Florida alligator when it comes to campaigns and elections,” Dawson also said.

Dawson, who runs a pro-Graham super PAC called the West Main Street Values fund, promised that his group would ”meet the independent expenditure front that’s being mounted against the senator.”

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: lindseygraham; nancymace; randsconcerntrolls; rinokeywordcowards; southcarolina
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1 posted on 07/26/2013 2:36:08 AM PDT by TexGrill
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Unlike McCain, Goober actually had potential.


2 posted on 07/26/2013 2:41:20 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: TexGrill
Get rid of this Amnesty loving traitor.

If they pass Amnesty the USA is done

a conservative president will never get elected

conservative policies will never pass again.look at California after the previous Amnesty.

the democrats will use all the new Amnestied democrat voters to turn the USA into a communist state.

nothing else matters but Amnesty

and we all focus on Trayvon and everything else like Huma’s husband etc. if they pass Amnesty liberals win forever

3 posted on 07/26/2013 2:42:01 AM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: TexGrill

Funny, I looked for their website, to see who they were.

The site has a link for “Who We Are”.

So I clicked on it.

It returned “This area is password protected”.

What transparency.

The site is exclusively focused on the Goober, so it isn’t so much of a “Political Action Committee” as it is the money arm of Goober’s election machine. And I suspect the PAC gives the twit a lot of obscurity in funding not possible using normal channels.


4 posted on 07/26/2013 2:46:09 AM PDT by Yossarian
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To: TexGrill

Graham Cracker!


5 posted on 07/26/2013 2:49:26 AM PDT by leprechaun9
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To: TexGrill

Nice slant . . .

Sniff, Sniff. . .


6 posted on 07/26/2013 3:28:07 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Gene Eric

potential for what? being a RINO president who will shoo in leftist mandate because the republicans in congress will join the Dhimmicrats to rubber stamp???


7 posted on 07/26/2013 3:35:41 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: TexGrill
GOOD F----ING RIDDENCE! ! ! !
In the dictionary under RINO his photo is there.
8 posted on 07/26/2013 3:55:45 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Phony Scandals?: How about Phony President, Phony AG & Phony Administration.)
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To: DeaconRed

Funny, Linda Graham’s photo also appears under the definition of “closet homosexual” too.


9 posted on 07/26/2013 3:58:09 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: TexGrill

This will be one tea party Miss Lindsey will try to graciously decline.


10 posted on 07/26/2013 4:08:03 AM PDT by SC_Pete
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To: Yossarian
Graham Fundraising History

Lindsey has 6.3 million of campaign funds and no debt. But it is interesting to see his fundraising history. This graph shows a trend they did not mention in the article.

11 posted on 07/26/2013 4:26:59 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Once a Republic, since then a State in the US, but it is Still Texas where I live.)
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To: Yossarian

Here is the link of the original article:

http://washingtonexaminer.com/lindsey-graham-ally-graham-will-face-competitive-tea-party-challenge/article/2533359?custom_click=rss


12 posted on 07/26/2013 4:29:04 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Once a Republic, since then a State in the US, but it is Still Texas where I live.)
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To: TexGrill

lindsey is going down... and not like he does for recreation.

LLS


13 posted on 07/26/2013 4:29:28 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

I’d like to see Sarah Palin actively support a true Conservative challenger to Miss Linda.

Just to send a message if nothing else...


14 posted on 07/26/2013 4:33:29 AM PDT by newfreep (Breitbart sent me...)
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To: TexGrill

You have had a very busy night. Between 11:25PM and 6:00AM you posted the following:

Also interesting list of sources, mostly foreign news sources.

Fri 26 Jul 2013 05:53:59 AM CDT>>

Vietnam still stuck in lethal injection quagmire (Thanh Nien News)

China Coast Guard fleet patrols Diaoyu Islands waters (Xinhua)

Lindsey Graham ally: Graham will face ‘competitive’ Tea Party challenge (NewsOK)

St. Louis police chief wants drones to monitor city (RT [Russian Times])

Pentagon to deploy huge blimps over Washington, DC for 360-degree surveillance (RT)

Christianity Made Russia Great World Power – Putin (RIA Novosti)

Russia Slams U.S. Pressure Over Snowden (Moscow Times)

More people believe corruption on the rise: poll (Thailand) (Nation)

Gay Filipino in US spared from deportation (ABS CBN News )

University of Tokyo bioscience lab papers found to contain fabrications (Japan Times)

Beijing uses the term ‘Korean War’ for first time (JoongAng Ilbo)

Chinese Firms Conquer Global 500 as Korea Stagnates (Chosun Ilbo)

Samsung Electronics posts record profit in Q2 (South Korea) (Xinhua )

Moscow says no Snowden extradition request from U.S. (Xinhua)

Debate on internationalizing education (China) (People’s Daily)

Flights over sea ‘routine training’ (China) (China Daily)

C China officials get personality tests (China Daily)

Paul Krugman Is As Wrong About China As He Was About Singapore (Forbes)

Security, trade likely to top agenda in Biden’s Singapore trip (Channel News Asia)

Huawei launch slimmest smartphone in Malaysian market (Borneo Post)

Thu 25 Jul 2013 11:14:25 PM CDT>>


15 posted on 07/26/2013 4:51:50 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Once a Republic, since then a State in the US, but it is Still Texas where I live.)
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To: newfreep

She will I think... to early just yet but it is coming.

LLS


16 posted on 07/26/2013 5:14:03 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: TexGrill

Graham has been in Washington long enough to be entrenched, dug in. He knows who the money players are. He knows who the power players are. That is why incumbency is difficult to defeat.

Eventually, the voters might tire of him.

Eventually, Providence might intercede.

Perhaps, the voters have to vote in a Democrat in one election and then try to unseat the Dem in the next election.

==

If the Tea Party elements are serious, they need to run a strong, serious, conservative, instead of just some name they can stick on the ballot. That takes serious organization, serious money, serious effort.


17 posted on 07/26/2013 5:34:21 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: TexGrill

Funny, Linda Graham’s photo also appears under the definition of “closet homosexual” too

Let’s hope he stays there. I swear some of you want these people to come out. I DO NOT WANT to see the Senate celebrating Graham’s bravery of coming out of the closet as the first Senator to be gay. I think we need to stop saying that Graham is gay as he might get comfortable since conservatives are calling him that anyway. I want him to go away and go away quietly. But calling him gay or hinting it does nothing positive at all.


18 posted on 07/26/2013 6:15:32 AM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: Texas Fossil; TexGrill

It seems odd he’d post that many articles but none about obama’s “phony scandals.” You know, bengahzi, irs, Fand F and the like


19 posted on 07/26/2013 6:23:05 AM PDT by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: subterfuge
What are you talking about? Do you want me to ping you every time I post a "Bathouse Barry" comment? If so, get ready for an overdose of images that show: Just because I'm a newbie doesn't doesn't mean I'm a Democrat. Just ask the Pauken supporters, who complain that Texas AG Greg Abbot is a limp wristed Liberal. They'll tell you I'm no Leftist.
20 posted on 07/26/2013 6:42:03 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: napscoordinator

I disagree. Let Graham come out of the closet. How many South Carolina conservative voters will feel comfortable voting for him when they could choose a Tea Party candidate instead.


21 posted on 07/26/2013 6:47:35 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: Texas Fossil

Thanks for staying tuned on the latest TexGrill updates. At least I don’t have to set up a Ping for you. Just because I disagree with Americans for electing Obama to 8 years in the White House doesn’t mean I’m not a patriot. And when Hillary Clinton is President for 2016-2024, will you still say the US is better than all other countries?


22 posted on 07/26/2013 6:56:49 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: TexGrill

Nancy Mace is one of three (I think)that are considering a run at Graham. She has a Solid conservative back round. She is the first woman graduate of the Citadel.
Here’s her Facebook page...

https://www.facebook.com/StandWithNancy


23 posted on 07/26/2013 7:05:35 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Robe

Can you show us a link so patriotic Americans such as myself can donate to her campaign?


24 posted on 07/26/2013 7:10:52 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: TexGrill

Relax dude. The forum is rife with subversives trying to control the narrative.
I just said was odd is all.


25 posted on 07/26/2013 7:15:27 AM PDT by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: subterfuge

Well thanks for not calling me a troll. When I launched full-scale support of Tom Pauken, a Republican, and oppossed Greg Abbott, a fellow Republican, for governor of Texas, I was called “troll” 29 times in just 2 weeks. I can’t even count the amount of times Freepers claimed Pauken is a liberal, just because he’s attacking Abbott and requesting a debate during the Texas GOP primary season. Pauken wants to debate Abbott on who’s more conservative: Pauken or Abbot?


26 posted on 07/26/2013 7:30:16 AM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: TexGrill

Ha. I have no idea. Standing down...


27 posted on 07/26/2013 7:54:47 AM PDT by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: TexGrill
Looks like she hasn't officially announced yetI'll post something here when she does
28 posted on 07/26/2013 10:08:39 AM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: subterfuge

I will stand down too, unless you raise a fabulous defense of Linda Graham, and I shall return to the battlefield.


29 posted on 07/26/2013 5:56:10 PM PDT by TexGrill (Don't mess with Texas)
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To: TexGrill

Thats the spirit!


30 posted on 07/27/2013 4:59:06 AM PDT by subterfuge (CBS NBC ABC FOX AP-- all no different than Pravda.)
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To: TexGrill

We need a Tea Party candidate running as an Independent so that if several R’s run against Linda in the primary and he wins by them knocking each other out, then the whole state can send him home and send the T.E.A. dude to DC.


31 posted on 07/29/2013 1:55:59 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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