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SOUTH CAROLINA TEA PARTIERS DRAFT RESOLUTION TO REPLACE LINDSEY GRAHAM
Breitbart ^ | Sept 2, 2013 | by MATTHEW BOYLE

Posted on 09/02/2013 10:45:23 AM PDT by Jim Robinson

SPARTENBURG -- South Carolina Tea Party groups have drafted a resolution containing a 29-point case to replace Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) with a Senator who is more conservative, Breitbart News has learned.

Local Tea Party leaders provided the document, a resolution that can be passed by local and state GOP committees, to Breitbart News. It argues that Graham’s activities in the U.S. Senate are a violation of the principles of the South Carolina Republican Party platform. Graham is up for reelection next year.

Items highlighted by Tea Partiers include: Graham’s support of providing weapons to “Al Quaeda / Muslim Brotherhood Revolutionaries in Syria,” how Graham “[s]upported amnesty but not border control,” how he supported “NSA spying on private American citizens,” “abridging the First Amendment for those who criticize the government,” “restrictions on the Second Amendment,” “Obama's drone program against American citizens,” “subordinating American sovereignty to the United Nations,” “giving foreign aid to terrorist governments in the Middle East,” “granting members of the Muslim Brotherhood high level positions in the US government,” “giving taxpayer money to international organizations,” “giving taxpayer money for excessive foreign aid generally, not just to terrorist governments in the Middle East,” “restricting the First Amendment rights to criticize Islamic radicalism,” “Obama's radical appointments to the Supreme Court,” “liberal proposal to nationalize banks,” “Obama's energy taxes and Cap and Trade,” “bailouts for financial institutions (TARP),” and “bailouts for independent mortgage institutions (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac).”

Other points include how Graham opposed “principled application of free trade policies,” “making Bush tax cuts permanent,” “President Bush's conservative nominee from South Carolina to the Court of Appeals,” and “medical malpractice tort reform.” The Tea Partiers also rip Graham for siding “with Democrats on government regulation to combat ‘climate change,’” having “[p]raised Hillary Clinton’s prospects for higher office,” having “[f]ailed to...

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: South Carolina
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; elections; graham; illegalimmigration; immigration; lindseygraham; primary; randsconcerntrolls; southcarolina; teaparty; tpinos; votehimout
The resolution then goes even further; it “condemns the actions taken above by Lindsey Graham as fundamentally inconsistent with the South Carolina Republican Party Platform” and argues that “as a result of the actions taken by Lindsey Graham he has lost the confidence of this body, which resolves that he should be replaced as Senator for the State of South Carolina at the earliest possible electoral opportunity.”
1 posted on 09/02/2013 10:45:23 AM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

It’s a good start!


2 posted on 09/02/2013 10:47:07 AM PDT by OwenKellogg (Fundamental transformation is really starting to suck.)
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To: Jim Robinson

SOUTH CAROLINA TEA PARTIERS DRAFT RESOLUTION TO REPLACE LINDSEY GRAHAM

With a stuffed Skunk ?


3 posted on 09/02/2013 10:47:50 AM PDT by molson209 (Hillary Clinton)
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To: Jim Robinson
Now, if we could just get McStain recalled...

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4 posted on 09/02/2013 10:48:12 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: Jim Robinson

sweet!!!!


5 posted on 09/02/2013 10:48:53 AM PDT by I got the rope
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To: molson209

No he’s serving from Arizona...


6 posted on 09/02/2013 10:48:54 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: Jim Robinson

good


7 posted on 09/02/2013 10:49:21 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: cotton1706; C. Edmund Wright; upchuck

‘Lugar Graham’ ping.


8 posted on 09/02/2013 10:50:52 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: OwenKellogg

Yup. Every damn RINO should be replaced. Aside from Mclame, he’s the biggest RINO clown on the block.


9 posted on 09/02/2013 10:54:19 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: I got the rope

What was that malarky the Washington Post was spouting a couple weeks ago about no Republicans feeling the heat about supporting Amnesty? Well, I don’t think the grassroots is very happy with McGrahamnesty or McRubio. They’re getting booed off the stages in their home states. McRubio has suddenly shut his mouth about it. Is hoping we’ll forget.

FULG!! FUMR!! FUJM!! FUJF!!

We will not for get your betrayals.

Same for McConnell, McPaul, McRyan, McKristy, McBush, et al!!

Read my lips!!

NO AMNESTY!!


10 posted on 09/02/2013 10:56:37 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: molson209

A stuffed skunk would be better than a stuffed shirt prick.


11 posted on 09/02/2013 10:58:23 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

The SC’s had me at “-provide weapons to AQ—”. The rest is just dressing. Just tell me who the conservative replacement will be and I’ll burn a 46 cent stamp to get some help on the way.


12 posted on 09/02/2013 10:59:26 AM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: cherokee1; upchuck

NY Times 8/26:

Challengers to South Carolina Senator Are Lining Up on the Right

“So far, three people have stepped forward to challenge Mr. Graham in the June primary: State Senator Lee Bright; Richard Cash, a former Congressional candidate; and Nancy Mace, the first woman to graduate from the Citadel and, at the moment, the challenger whose political star is rising the fastest.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/26/us/politics/challengers-to-south-carolina-senator-are-lining-up-on-the-right.html?hp&_r=1&;

My understanding is that Graham would have to get better than 50% or face a run off.

Good luck, South Carolina!!

Go, tea party!!

Prayers up!!


13 posted on 09/02/2013 11:07:28 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Has there been any polls in SC to determine Graham’s re-election chances?

I used to really like him, but no so much any more.


14 posted on 09/02/2013 11:13:27 AM PDT by relentlessly
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To: relentlessly

The Washington Post claims recently that he has high approval numbers and he’s not vulnerable and that SC generally favors immigration reform, etc, but we’ll see. I know the grassroots hates the guy. Praying he gets dumped.


15 posted on 09/02/2013 11:29:55 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: max americana

Don’t forget his private meeting with mac daddy while running for POTUS which resulted in the back stabbing of his running mate.

I guess the deal he got from mac daddy was worth turning his back on his running mate.

SUCH A LOSER.


16 posted on 09/02/2013 11:32:35 AM PDT by chiefqc
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To: OwenKellogg

The Buckeye state needs to do the same for boehner.


17 posted on 09/02/2013 11:38:08 AM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: Jim Robinson

Graham should be replaced. He has long since abandoned any pretended conservatism when he was first elected.

The one who impresses me, besides Cruz and Lee is Sessions from Alabama. He’s been there more than long enough to be totally compromised and totally sold out, but he’s been a leader against illegal amnesty.

Additionally, he is pro-God, pro-life, pro-American energy, pro-small government, anti-Obamacare, pro-natural marriage, anti-gay agenda. He is among the few who opposed Sotomayor and Kagan to the SCOTUS.


18 posted on 09/02/2013 11:51:00 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: Jim Robinson; Servant of the Cross; alarm rider; Alex1977; at bay; Babsig; BILL_C; bnelson44; ...
Thank y'all for the pings.

Info on the SC primary process:

Source.

So we're virtually guaranteed a runoff. THAT'S where we'll get Linda.

The South Carolina Republican Party has already censured Linda.



And put one of these fine folks in his place:
Nancy Mace Lee Bright Richard Cash

FReepmail me if you want on or off this ping list. (Additions: free; Deletions: $10/ea :)

19 posted on 09/02/2013 12:04:18 PM PDT by upchuck (The nobama regime: a string of omnishambles that stretches, seemingly, to infinity.)
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To: Jim Robinson; upchuck

Any S.C. Upstaters wishing to attend tonight’s Senate candidates forum (Bright, Cash, Mace) at The Beacon in Spartanburg may want to go to this link to print out FREE tickets, as I just did. Limit 2.

http://cruisein-eorg.eventbrite.com/

Meet ‘n’ greet at 6PM. Candidates speak beginning at 7PM.


20 posted on 09/02/2013 12:12:15 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Jim Robinson

We need to replace Barack Hussein Obama........

Egyptian media says Obama is a Muslim Brotherhood member

Aljazeera.com Reported:

The Director of Research at the Brookings Doha Center, Shadi Hamid, tweets out about the Egyptian media depicting Obama as a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Newspaper also claims that son of Muslim Brotherhood leader threatened Obama with release of “papers” revealing his MB membership

- See more at: http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/09/shocking-report-egyptian-media-says-obama-is-a-muslim-brotherhood-member/#disqus_thread


21 posted on 09/02/2013 12:48:36 PM PDT by Jonah Vark (Any 5th grader knows that the Constitution declares the separation of powers.)
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To: Resettozero

Gee, what a shame Linda is too chickensh!t to show up.


22 posted on 09/02/2013 2:06:26 PM PDT by upchuck (The nobama regime: a string of omnishambles that stretches, seemingly, to infinity.)
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To: Jim Robinson
I'm stunned. This is the kind of action for which I have been hoping and praying.
God bless these good and brave people.
23 posted on 09/02/2013 2:11:11 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: max americana

It’s about time. All power to this effort.


24 posted on 09/02/2013 2:19:38 PM PDT by OldNewYork (Biden '13. Impeach now.)
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bump!


25 posted on 09/02/2013 2:30:04 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: relentlessly

“Has there been any polls in SC to determine Graham’s re-election chances?’

Last poll I saw had Graham down to 54% approval from 71%. He’s getting pounded with radio ads on his amnesty stand. The ads seem to be working.


26 posted on 09/02/2013 2:48:01 PM PDT by sergeantdave (No, I don't have links for everything I post)
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To: Jim Robinson

Text of the resolution is here:

http://fitsnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/158568957-Resolution-to-Replace-Lindsey-Graham.pdf


27 posted on 09/02/2013 2:52:24 PM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Call for a emergency recall election to vote his A$$ out of there.

28 posted on 09/02/2013 3:02:37 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Jim Robinson

This comes as welcome news, though I can’t help but keep thinking that Lindsey Graham is going to announce his retirement from the Senate by early next year. Even with all the financial resources available to him via the RNC, I don’t see how any amount of cash is going to help shield him from the left-wing votes he’s cast and be enough to win re-election among one of the most conservative electorates in the nation.


29 posted on 09/02/2013 3:15:55 PM PDT by DestroyLiberalism
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To: upchuck

He’s not invited, I hope. And he was busy getting free NATIONAL airtime this afternoon.

(Is his re-election plan going to work after all?)

June 10, 2014


30 posted on 09/02/2013 3:28:50 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Jim Robinson; All

No mention of being funded by George Soros....and do not understand the Free Trade mention (Grahamnesty...like many RINOs and Dems....is a Free Trade supporter)...Other than that this is pretty thorough

Just hope we can keep Graham’s PhonyCon supporters at bay....and make it political hell for any GOP to support him


31 posted on 09/02/2013 4:00:53 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (You cannot be conservative while supporting the bankruptcy of your nation)
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To: OwenKellogg

Lindsy gramnesty is a Democrat. If he gets beat in the primary he will emerge as a Democrat. Then he will get beat again.He is a pathetic eliminate RINO.


32 posted on 09/02/2013 5:32:38 PM PDT by SADMILLIE (r)
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To: Jim Robinson

The only reason comprehensive immigration reform of the Schumer-Rubio-Graham type polls well in SC or any other state is because pollsters present a fantasy version of it to poll respondents, just like Graham and the media present a fantasy version of it to the public.

Do most South Carolinians know that Graham’s bill would massively increase legal immigration? I doubt it. And considering that nationwide polls show a vast majority of Americans opposed to increasing legal immigration, it’s a safe bet that probably an even larger majority of South Carolinians oppose it.

Are South Carolinians aware that the allegedly tough enforcement and punitive measures have no teeth, and that the Homeland Security secretary has vast discretion in applying enforcement?

Are South Carolinians aware that Graham’s bill would allow criminal illegal aliens to get on the path to citizenship?

I’m sure the answer to these questions is NO. Neither the Gang of Eight or the media have bothered informing the public about the huge increase in legal immigration that the bill would unleash, and they’ve either misled or outright lied about how tough the bill would be on illegal immigrants and how effective it would be in stopping future illegal immigration.

If the public were told the truth about the Gang of Eight’s monstrous bill, they’d be overwhelmingly opposed.

Hopefully Graham’s primary opponents will make Graham defend these indefensible aspects of the bill, and not simply get in a back and forth over the meaning of the word ‘amnesty.’


33 posted on 09/02/2013 9:33:37 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: Jim Robinson

Also, Graham’s primary opponents should bring up Graham’s despicable display in front of La Raza a few years ago, when he said “we’re gonna tell the bigots to shut up.” Yes, that’s right, the allegedly conservative Senator Graham went before a far-left, pro-Democrat, professional ethnic grievance group, and basically called those who dare disagree with amnesty and mass immigration bigots.

It’s bad enough that Graham holds far-left, liberal views on immigration, but he also has to use vile, leftwing rhetoric in describing his opponents. This as much as anything else shows what a loathsome scumbag Graham is.

Hopefully his opponents will bring this us. They shouldn’t call him a scumbag like I do, but they should definitely point out the ease and comfort with which he goes before far left groups and uses demagogic left wing rhetoric.


34 posted on 09/02/2013 9:43:58 PM PDT by Aetius
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To: Jim Robinson

It is definitely inspiring to see that the Tea Party as the establishment legit scared.

I mean, stuff like this http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Journalism/2013/08/23/obama-republicans-afraid-of-limbaugh

as to bring out some rays of hope from people around here. It simply has to.


35 posted on 09/02/2013 11:02:43 PM PDT by maxtWorkler
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To: Resettozero

The only thing worse than the food at the Beacon is apparently the coffee at Starbucks, I say apparently because I have never actually bought a cup at a Starbucks, I tried the sample they sent me in the mail and it was disgusting.

I tried a burger once at the Beacon along with my wife. We each took one bite, paused and took a second bite just to be sure we were not hallucinating, then we looked at each other and threw what was left in the trash and went somewhere else to eat. The food there was so bad I know someone who voted for Obama and he still has sense enough never to eat at the Beacon.


36 posted on 09/03/2013 9:48:28 AM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: RipSawyer

I went there once, in 1965. Never eaten there again. The Beacon is famous for many reasons. I just don’t know what they all are.


37 posted on 09/03/2013 10:04:58 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: Resettozero

“The Beacon is famous for many reasons. I just don’t know what they all are.”
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Neither do I but in my opinion great food is NOT one of those reasons.


38 posted on 09/03/2013 2:32:00 PM PDT by RipSawyer
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To: xzins

Sessions. A quiet giant.

He never asks for a damn thing for himself. The man is awesome, trustworthy and all true blue statesman.

With a brain.


39 posted on 09/05/2013 6:44:58 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: RitaOK

True blue: Exactly.

I’d vote for him. For whatever reason he hasn’t sold out.


40 posted on 09/05/2013 6:48:10 AM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: upchuck

I went to a Clemson game today where Graham was given some sort of plaque honoring his support of the University. He was there to accept it and when they said his name he was booed. He’s in trouble in the upstate for sure.


41 posted on 09/07/2013 5:50:56 PM PDT by lula (Shine the light of truth Lord, confound the deceiver I pray...AMEN!)
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To: lula

Thank you for the update.

Here’s part of an email I got from Linda yesterday:

What a whirlwind week!

Lindsey Graham 7 cities. 5 days. Thousands of constituents. 598 miles in my 2005 Ford Crown Victoria (so the odometer is now over 228,000!).

It kicked off with the 34th Chapin Labor Day Parade, where over 50 volunteers spent their holiday in the heat walking with me, waving signs, and showing their support for my re-election campaign. What a great way to begin the week!

From there we went across the state talking with constituents, local business leaders, elected officials, military leaders, and Republican activists in Chapin, Goose Creek, Sumter, Charleston, Summerville, Mount Pleasant, and Greenville. We even squeezed in the season finale baseball game of the Charleston Riverdogs! (To view photos from some of the events, click the linked city name.)

We talked about a wide range of issues including Obamacare, foreign policy, and the devastating across-the-board cuts to our military known as sequestration.

But I heard one major theme over and over: President Obama’s failed policies are hurting our state and country. And I completely agree.

Obamacare is a complete disaster, and it’s hurting our economy. I am a proud co-sponsor of Senator Ted Cruz’s bill to defund Obamacare, and I plan to re-introduce legislation later this month to allow states to opt-out of Obamacare (click here to learn more).

President Obama’s failed foreign policy, which seems to be “don’t be ‘Bush’ at all costs,” is hurting our country, emboldening Radical Islamic terrorists, and confusing our allies throughout the world. President Obama’s weakness is the reason our options left in Syria are bad and worse. America needs to lead, and we need bold and decisive leaders like Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush.

It was great to see so many people across South Carolina this week, and it’s an honor to represent you in the United States Senate.

Sincerely,

Lindsey Graham

Isn’t it interesting that he praises himself after the visits? I never received advance notice of these visits. Clearly, Linda has no desire to meet people like me on the campaign trail.


42 posted on 09/07/2013 6:00:27 PM PDT by upchuck (The nobama regime: a string of omnishambles that stretches, seemingly, to infinity.)
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