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Tea Party Nation Reconsidering Endorsement of Mitch McConnell
WFPL ^ | 9/25/13 | PHILLIP M. BAILEY

Posted on 09/25/2013 7:45:46 AM PDT by jimbo123

In the midst of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's lengthy floor speech against the president's health care law, a tea party group is having second thoughts about endorsing GOP Leader Mitch McConnell for re-election next year.

Earlier today, McConnell rejected Cruz's plan to filibuster the House spending bill which funds the government past Oct. 1 but does not pay for Obamacare.

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If Mitch McConnell is not going to support efforts to defund Obamacare and in fact is going to work against them, then Tea Party groups simply need to abandon him.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Kentucky; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: cloture; cruz; kentucky; lundergangrimes; mattbevin; mitchmcconnell; obamacare; primarymcconnell; tedcruz; texas

1 posted on 09/25/2013 7:45:46 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

I’m in Kentucky. After his dispicable treatment of Cruz, I’ll vote to go from the frying pan to the fire, if necessary.

i.e. If he wind the primary, I’ll vote for the democrat.

I’m absolutely done with this sh**.


2 posted on 09/25/2013 7:48:12 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: jimbo123

Dump Mitchy!


3 posted on 09/25/2013 7:48:50 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: jimbo123; SunkenCiv

McConnell had TEA Party support?

I thought that was blown when he worked against Rand Paul!

Oh, my bad. According to many here, Senator Paul isn’t a conservative.

OK sunkenciv, you can post your perpetual pestilence now.


4 posted on 09/25/2013 7:50:32 AM PDT by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture)
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To: jimbo123

Anyone or anything who endorses or supports Mitch McConnell or any of the other stinking rat republicans will lose my support forever.


5 posted on 09/25/2013 7:50:53 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: jimbo123

“Thinking about it”?

TPN can kiss my posterior. They are not an honest arbiter in the argument. Just another stealth group to suck true tea partiers into the establishment buzz saw.


6 posted on 09/25/2013 7:51:05 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: noprogs

Rand Paul supported and supports immigration reform.

That’s a big problem, dude.


7 posted on 09/25/2013 7:52:12 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: jimbo123

I question the validity of the “Tea Party Nation” if they ever considered supporting the gobbler. Any conservative with a brain knows a full bred RINO when confronted with one.


8 posted on 09/25/2013 7:53:55 AM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: jimbo123

Reconsidering? This journalist is stuck on yesterday morning.

McConnell is done. Everyone of the republicans who don’t support Cruz will be done once the real cost of this thing hits anyone who works against Ted Cruz is done as of yesterday at about 3 pm EDT

My opinion

The journalists and pundits are as stickin comfortable dtaus quo as cornyn and the rest

Cruz is way out in front and not looking back


9 posted on 09/25/2013 7:56:11 AM PDT by stanne
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To: cuban leaf
I’m in Kentucky. After his despicable treatment of Cruz, I’ll vote to go from the
frying pan to the fire, if necessary... i.e. If he wins the primary, I’ll vote for the democrat.
shall not vote / nor donate $$$$ or time to Sen. "Mumbles" McConnell..


Retire these GOP/e B@$@$T$; don't show any respect
for their previous actions..deeds.


10 posted on 09/25/2013 7:56:44 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: jimbo123

This is what we need to hear!!!


11 posted on 09/25/2013 7:57:49 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: RS_Rider
Needs repeating :

Any conservative with a brain knows a full bred RINO when confronted with one.



12 posted on 09/25/2013 8:02:26 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: jimbo123
If Mitch McConnell is not going to support efforts to defund Obamacare and in fact is going to work against them, then Tea Party groups simply need to abandon him.

I have to question any "tea party" labelled organization that supports and endorses big government in any form. Any future support for McConnell is strategic suicide.

13 posted on 09/25/2013 8:02:44 AM PDT by Alex Murphy (Just a common, ordinary, simple savior of America's destiny.)
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To: RS_Rider
I question the validity of the “Tea Party Nation” if they ever considered supporting the gobbler.
Any conservative with a brain knows a full bred RINO when confronted with one.
same here....before Sen. "Mumbles" McConnell, (officially) ...
announced never heard a thing about the organization..

14 posted on 09/25/2013 8:03:57 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,$pend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0'Blowfly can :-)
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To: jimbo123

“TEA Party Nation” should just shut its doors if they start backing the entrenched establishment


15 posted on 09/25/2013 8:06:14 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: skinkinthegrass

Illegal aliens... to Conservatism
Undocumented Democrats...
Wet-fronts!


16 posted on 09/25/2013 8:08:29 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: jimbo123
In the midst of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz's lengthy floor speech against the president's health care law, a tea party group is having second thoughts about endorsing GOP Leader Mitch McConnell for re-election next year.

The name Tea Party is being used deceptively this year. I'm getting robocalls from some Tea Party or another that was traceable to the Democrats urging non-support of Ted Cruz' stance against ObaynerobertsCare. How can the Taxed Enough Already Party possibly support Mitch McConnell on ANY matter when McConnell is not a conservative by anyone's barometer? /rhetorical

If any organization calling itself a "Tea Party" is not in the image of the Palin/Cruz TEA Party Movement, it is not worthy of any financial support.
17 posted on 09/25/2013 8:09:45 AM PDT by Resettozero
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To: mazda77

TPN is probably some front group set up by Rove to give McConnell cover.
I, too, was unaware ANY Tea Party group endorsed the “Gobbler”.


18 posted on 09/25/2013 8:10:32 AM PDT by tennmountainman (Stop Worrying And Just Learn To Love The Bomb!)
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To: Alex Murphy

Gotta remember, in Arizona John McCain was described by somebody as being a fellow traveler, one with them, of the same mindset...

This isn’t all the Tea Party’s fault, but your damned right.

The Tea Party needs to be vigilant as to how it is being gamed. It MUST avoid doing things that counter it’s expressed or at the very least implied goals.


19 posted on 09/25/2013 8:10:54 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: jimbo123

common knowledge is politics in DC is a game of lying and deception and the TPN is obviously in the game to deceive and confuse the true blood Tea Party patriots. Litmus test: check who the TPN has donated to.


20 posted on 09/25/2013 8:24:42 AM PDT by drypowder
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To: jimbo123
I sent Mitch an email yesterday.

If he helps to provide the suffering, economic disaster and loss of freedom that Obamacare is bound to bring us, I will be voting for an Independent Conservative third party instead of him in the next election

21 posted on 09/25/2013 8:29:47 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: jimbo123

The amazing thing is that this even needs to be discussed at all. Mitch has been carrying Hairy Reed’s hat, coat and cane for years. Time for change in Kentucky.


22 posted on 09/25/2013 9:13:17 AM PDT by lurk
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To: PATRIOT1876

I sent him one as well to go to the senate chamber and witness sen. Cruz so Mitch would know what a conservative with a spine looks like at least once in his miserable sellout life. I am done voting for this liberal turd.


23 posted on 09/25/2013 9:23:47 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: chris37

That’s a problem, depending on how it is reformed.

However, he has repeatedly said he supports securing the border and THEN deciding what to do with the illegals who wish to stay.

Not a perfect stance, but a lot closer to it than the GOPe position since oh say 1986 and especially since 2000.


24 posted on 09/25/2013 9:39:04 AM PDT by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture)
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To: noprogs

Sadly, at this point, I do not trust this government to reform anything or much less even do anything at all.

His supporting any government action on that at this time is a serious problem for me.

This government has earned no trust and no good faith.


25 posted on 09/25/2013 10:17:05 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37

I understand and respect your position.


26 posted on 09/25/2013 10:30:50 AM PDT by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture)
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