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Tea Party to Mitch McConnell: You Should Be Thanking Us & Not Threatening to “Punch...
Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/23/2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 11/23/2013 4:52:58 AM PST by markomalley

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) reportedly told GOP donors on a conference call this week the Tea Party is “nothing but a bunch of bullies” that he plans to “punch in the nose.”

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Well, the Tea Party responded tonight to the alleged remarks by Senator McConnell.
Matthew Boyle at Breitbart reported:

A major GOP donor who told Breitbart News Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made disparaging remarks about the Tea Party movement and about Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Mike Lee (R-UT) continues to stand by his original story after claims that the reports were not accurate.

This individual reported that on the Oct. 30 fundraising call American Crossroads’ Karl Rove and Steven J. Law held with McConnell, “McConnell specifically talked about Mike Lee by name, specifically talked about Ted Cruz by name, and he specifically talked about the Tea Party by name,” the donor told Breitbart News in response to a story Rove’s and McConnell’s teams have purported shows otherwise.

That story, published by Charlie Spiering at The Washington Examiner earlier on Friday, confirms that McConnell “criticized conservative groups who supported the plan to defund Obamacare” and that he also criticized those conservatives who “are now actively working to defeat him in Kentucky.” The article adds that McConnell “repeatedly mentioned the Senate Conservatives Fund by name.”

Spiering, who says he was exclusively provided a 27-minute audio file of the call, reports that McConnell did, as Breitbart News’ source said, talk about dealing with conservative “schoolyard bullies” by “punching them in the nose.”

…Tea Party Express chairwoman Amy Kremer said it does not matter whether those “bullies” and “punch them in the nose” remarks McConnell made on the call were specifically aimed at Senate Conservatives Fund or whether they were general to the grassroots movement; the conclusion Tea Partiers should take away is the same.

“An attack on SCF or any Tea Party organization or Ted Cruz or Mike Lee is an attack on all of us,” Kremer said in a phone interview Friday afternoon.

Read the rest here.


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1 posted on 11/23/2013 4:52:58 AM PST by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Please tell me again how 0bama’s reelection is the fault of Tea Party supporters and not the complete responsibility of the RNC and the moderate/liberal GOP that abhors conservatives.


2 posted on 11/23/2013 5:06:01 AM PST by Boston Blackie
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To: markomalley

Ditch Mitch.


3 posted on 11/23/2013 5:13:57 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: markomalley

McConnell’s a horses ass!!


4 posted on 11/23/2013 5:16:19 AM PST by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: markomalley

Seriously? The author considers a punch in the nose from McConnell a “threat”?


5 posted on 11/23/2013 5:20:07 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Boston Blackie

If McConnel wants to punch someone in the nose he should walk across the aisle and punch Reid in the nose. However, Reid having boxed some in his youth, would probably put some whoop @$$ on McConnel in short order. Sooo, my advise to McConnel is avoid “another” stomping by Reid and look for some strong and willing allies to help in the fight aka the Tea Party comes to mind. But, sadly, I have yet to hear anyione refer to McConnel as smart. Heck, let’s just get rid of this loser and get ourselves a senate leader with some stones, what to you say? Who’s with me!!!!!!


6 posted on 11/23/2013 5:22:06 AM PST by snoringbear (E.oGovernment is the Pimp,)
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To: markomalley

Who’s primarying McConnell? I’m sending him a donation.


7 posted on 11/23/2013 5:26:27 AM PST by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: markomalley

McConnell is a senile old rino sock puppet on Reid’s right hand. Wake up Kentucky!


8 posted on 11/23/2013 5:26:50 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Boston Blackie
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Patriots ... our response to (current) Senator McConnell should be "simple" ...

Visit Matt Blevin's campaign site ... and sign-up for a monthly $ 25 donation ...

as I did yesterday.



Send that pathetic cowardly Mitch McConnell out to Obama's pasture where he belongs ...



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9 posted on 11/23/2013 5:42:58 AM PST by Patton@Bastogne (Swine Piss be upon the Sodmite Obama, and his Child-Rapist False Prophet Mohammed)
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To: FrdmLvr

Matt Bevin.


10 posted on 11/23/2013 5:55:55 AM PST by browniexyz
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To: browniexyz
This was in my so called news paper today!

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I am offended!!

11 posted on 11/23/2013 6:16:52 AM PST by Johnny_cash (10 out of 10 idiots voted for 0Bama!)
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To: markomalley

I guess in retrospect we would have been just as well off if Walter “Dee” Huddleston had defeated McC in 1984, but at the time, conservatives cheered the McC upset. It was only 5,000 votes or so.


12 posted on 11/23/2013 6:31:32 AM PST by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs are flirting with Christie, but it's Jebbie's turn!" to LOSE!)
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To: markomalley

What did Mitch have to say about the Occupy crowd?


13 posted on 11/23/2013 6:38:42 AM PST by Jumpmaster ("It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged." G. K. Chesterton)
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To: markomalley

Tea Party to Mitch McConnell: Game on, bitch.


14 posted on 11/23/2013 6:42:52 AM PST by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: usconservative

Mitch sounds like a Baseball Manager or Football Coach getting ready to be fired.


15 posted on 11/23/2013 6:49:36 AM PST by scooby321
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To: snoringbear

We are facing impossible. Even if McC is defeated, the stand-by material is the equally cowardly Lamar! KY and TN don’t have it in either case.


16 posted on 11/23/2013 7:00:36 AM PST by Theodore R. (The grand pooh-bahs are flirting with Christie, but it's Jebbie's turn!" to LOSE!)
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To: markomalley

The results of the 2014 elections will dwarf those of 2010, including the state and local legislatures...

ObamaCare Fallout in State Government

http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/11/obamacare_fallout_in_state_government.html


17 posted on 11/23/2013 7:14:02 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: markomalley
Insider establishment DC politicians are easy to identify, especially when they publicly bad mouth the Tea Party. Even more disappointing is that the NRA is supporting Mitch McConnell's reelection. The NRA needs to hear from every good patriot to encourage it to support the Tea Party candidates across the board and not establishment politicians.
18 posted on 11/23/2013 7:56:26 AM PST by drypowder
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To: markomalley
The Connecticut Tea Party has challenged the Governor to a debate over his attack on us last week.

CT Tea Party Cahallenges Governor To A Debate

19 posted on 11/23/2013 7:57:37 AM PST by PALIN SMITH (In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

“The results of the 2014 elections will dwarf those of 2010, including the state and local legislatures...“

The 2014 elections are irrelevant to the march to totalitarianism. If the republicans win the senate and hold the house the lawless president will become even more lawless and unleash the full power of the executive on the country. The republicans will not impeach him or even oppose him all that much. They will just pout and simper they don’t have enough of the government to mean anything.

To have an election mean something you need people That mean something and that is not the republican party.

2015 ... Chaos...


20 posted on 11/23/2013 8:06:55 AM PST by Breto (Stranger in a strange land... where did America go?)
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To: markomalley

Stop supporting the UniParty.


21 posted on 11/23/2013 8:21:48 AM PST by lafarge (Vote American Conservative Party.)
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To: browniexyz

That’s right. Thank you.


22 posted on 11/23/2013 9:19:47 AM PST by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: markomalley
Just went to McConnell's website and look what appeared:

Due to recent threats, security screening of mail delivered to our office has been heightened. Although our office may experience delays, please know that Senator McConnell prioritizes your correspondences and will respond to them accordingly. We appreciate your patience during this time.

23 posted on 11/23/2013 9:59:15 AM PST by anoldafvet (If you think the government is capable of taking care of you, just look at the indian tribes)
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To: markomalley

You see how he folds like a limp rag when pressed..

one can only imagine how he is with Harry in “negotiations”.


24 posted on 11/23/2013 10:08:53 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Johnny_cash

The Tea Party didn’t make Obamacare fail—Obama and his dim witted crew did that. Maybe it could read: “I remember where I was when the Tea Party shot JFK” Acording to the Democrats and the MSM—The Tea Party is responcible for all the ills in the world—9-11, Pearl Harbor, The Johnstown Flood, The Great Depression, the fall of Saigon, and Disco.


25 posted on 11/23/2013 1:54:33 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: Breto

They are not irrelevant. Not at all


26 posted on 11/25/2013 6:58:34 AM PST by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: bill1952

Lets assume the republicans win a majority in the senate and hold the house. The Harry, before the new congress is seated, with a quick slight of hand changes to senate rules re-empowering the minority and further requiring a super majority on all matters before the senate. Heck he may even change the rules to give the minority a 50/chairmanship on all committees . The republicans will whimper and say well om we can do power sharing just like that did last time....

As long as you have the current establishment republican leadership the election is irrelevant to restoring our liberty Neostatist aligned with statist will still march us to totalitarianism.


27 posted on 11/25/2013 10:58:21 AM PST by Breto (Stranger in a strange land... where did America go?)
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To: Breto

Things work the other way too.
There is no other way except to win back the Senate.
Without that, nothing


28 posted on 11/27/2013 10:13:22 AM PST by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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