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RINO Backs Democrat in Key Senate Race (Senate Conservatives Fund email)
Senate Conservatives Fund ^ | 1/9/14 | Matt Hoskins

Posted on 01/09/2014 12:54:15 PM PST by cotton1706

Fellow Conservatives:

Former Republican U.S. Senator Dick Lugar (R-IN) has donated $5,000 to the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Georgia.

Are you surprised?

You shouldn't be. There's a pattern of liberal Republicans abandoning the Party. •Arlen Specter switched parties when he was challenged in a primary by Pat Toomey (R-PA).

•Charlie Crist left the Party to run as an Independent when he was challenged in a primary by Marco Rubio (R-FL). Crist later endorsed Barack Obama and is now running for Governor in Florida as a Democrat.

•Lisa Murkowski abandoned the Party to run as a write-in candidate after she lost the primary to Joe Miller (R-AK) in 2010.

•Dick Lugar refused to support Richard Mourdock (R-IN) after he lost his primary in 2012. Now Lugar is openly backing a Democrat in Georgia who could cost Republicans the majority in the Senate this year. PRIMARIES MATTER

The Republican establishment accuses us of being anti-Republican when we try to replace incumbents with true conservatives, but our candidates actually believe in the Party's platform and they don't leave it when they lose an election.

The establishment only cares about the Republican Party to the extent that it gives them power. Once it no longer serves that purpose, they take their marbles and go home. Their ideology is power.

The establishment keeps telling us to just elect more Republicans, but what good is that if the Republicans we elect don't share our values?

Republicans have a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives today, but they have helped the Democrats raise taxes, increase the debt limit, and pass full funding for Obamacare. And now they are planning to pass a bloated farm bill and amnesty for illegal immigrants.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Politics/Elections; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: elections; rino; teaparty; uniparty

1 posted on 01/09/2014 12:54:15 PM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706; KC_Lion

RINO-Dem Coalition is strong

Uniparty


2 posted on 01/09/2014 12:55:08 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: cotton1706
If it's RINO it's really a DemocRAT.
3 posted on 01/09/2014 12:58:43 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: GeronL

“RINO-Dem Coalition is strong

Uniparty”

Yup. They have the same goals and are being smoked out and they don’t like it. As usual, all hellfire comes out against conservatives but gentle taps for democrats. They all protect each other.


4 posted on 01/09/2014 1:01:28 PM PST by cotton1706
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To: cotton1706

There is ONE PARTY with at least two distinct wings. Other subsets include the Marxists, Socialists, Luddites etc. None of them are American Ideal oriented.


5 posted on 01/09/2014 1:12:58 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: cotton1706

So then; not all republicans are republicans..
The question becomes; IS YOUR republican rep. a republican?..

IF you don’t know then YOU ARE NOT a republican.. yourself..


6 posted on 01/09/2014 1:23:01 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: cotton1706

We DO NOT NEED a third party...
What we need is a SECOND PARTY..


7 posted on 01/09/2014 1:24:06 PM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: cotton1706

Lesson for Conservatives voting for a republican who votes with democrats is pointless. Having a Republican majority is useless if the leaders votes support democrats.


8 posted on 01/09/2014 1:29:42 PM PST by RginTN
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To: RginTN

Is lugar wearing a drool cup yet?


9 posted on 01/09/2014 1:41:12 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: cotton1706

Is he endorsing her because her father was a good man to Lugar?

The same way that David Brooks implied Senator Bennett should be Supreme Senator for Life.


10 posted on 01/09/2014 1:54:30 PM PST by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: hosepipe

I was posting that well over a year ago. We haven’t had two parties in a long time.


11 posted on 01/09/2014 1:55:32 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: hal ogen

That’s a disturbing image


12 posted on 01/09/2014 1:59:00 PM PST by RginTN
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To: RginTN

But probably a realistic one.


13 posted on 01/09/2014 2:01:54 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: cotton1706

14 posted on 01/09/2014 2:10:11 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: cotton1706

Lugar is a Dick.


15 posted on 01/09/2014 2:10:55 PM PST by Fledermaus (If we here in TN can't get rid of the worthless Lamar, it's over.)
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To: Don Corleone

What’s wrong with Luddites?


16 posted on 01/09/2014 2:12:40 PM PST by grania
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To: cotton1706

They don’t want to be left out of the new regime.


17 posted on 01/09/2014 3:14:51 PM PST by Kenny
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To: hal ogen

Depends


18 posted on 01/09/2014 3:29:07 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Don Corleone; hosepipe; GeronL; Norm Lenhart; RKBA Democrat; Finny; who knows what evil?
Great Comments on this thread.

A Uniparty Ping!

They Protect each other.

19 posted on 01/09/2014 8:05:17 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: cotton1706

We need to find which Rinos are helping Ds. We need to tell those RINOs to f themselves.


20 posted on 01/09/2014 8:05:17 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014theyearofdeadRINOs)
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To: hosepipe
We DO NOT NEED a third party... What we need is a SECOND PARTY..

Amen to that. There's the Uniparty, and the Second Party, which makes sense too because the 2nd Amendment is the one thing that pretty much unifies. A lotta Democrat Americans are pro 2nd amendment (and sick of excess government).

Whichever party is the one that bans "conservatives" like Romney, a functional Democrat to whom the basic principle of government-run health care was perfectly okay. That's exactly the kind of guy who is OUT from the start. Banned.

Whichever party that one is. Because if a guy like Romney, with his documented record, can call himself a Republican and run for president ... then it's the wrong party for me. I want the one where you get to vote the other way.

That would have to be the Second Party. :^)

21 posted on 01/09/2014 10:52:36 PM PST by Finny (Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. -- Psalm 119:105)
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To: RginTN

Lesson for Conservatives voting for a republican who votes with democrats is pointless. Having a Republican majority is useless if the leaders votes support democrats.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ So true. I’ve determined that if John Cornyn does win the GOP Senate Primary, I will not vote for the Democrat, but I will NOT vote for Cornhole either.


22 posted on 01/10/2014 7:52:57 AM PST by Din Maker
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To: GeronL; cotton1706; KC_Lion; Don Corleone

“RINO-Dem Coalition is strong. Uniparty”

Yes, the uniparty is strong and will most likely remain in control of electoral politics in the US. And that’s one reason why I’ve decided to try to control my voting addition....One Election At A Time. And like any recovering addict, I have a bit of the zeal of the converted. But I digress.

Lemme tell you a little bit about the uniparty that you might not have thought about. We all know that the ‘rat and gop factions aren’t much different from each other, that they’re corrupt, and basically want the same thing: power for power’s sake through growth of state control. But let’s talk about one thing that isn’t so much talked about: the uniparty is really good at ensuring that their hegemony remains unchallenged. I mean they’re really, really good at it. They’ve had over 150 years of practice. So the chances of us our actually getting a second party that can challenge the uniparty’s hegemony is pretty slim.

There isn’t much point in voting or working to elect a second party when the uniparty controls access to the ballot, makes the rules for voting, controls the elections, and counts the votes. The end result isn’t much in question.


23 posted on 01/10/2014 12:52:04 PM PST by RKBA Democrat (Having some small say in who gets to hold the whip doesn't make you any less a slave.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

and they have been changing the rules again for the GOP primaries to make it even harder to get a conservative in


24 posted on 01/10/2014 1:03:42 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: GeronL

“and they have been changing the rules again for the GOP primaries to make it even harder to get a conservative in.”

And the heartbreaking part is that there are really are some very good conservatives who try their best to stand up in front of a tsunami. They burn up their resources and themselves trying to win a rigged game.


25 posted on 01/10/2014 1:07:32 PM PST by RKBA Democrat (Having some small say in who gets to hold the whip doesn't make you any less a slave.)
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To: cotton1706
Dick Lugar refused to support Richard Mourdock (R-IN) after he lost his primary in 2012. Now Lugar is openly backing a Democrat in Georgia who could cost Republicans the majority in the Senate this year. PRIMARIES MATTER

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Yes they do. Lugar is a scum-sucking swine.

26 posted on 01/10/2014 1:08:05 PM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: RKBA Democrat; GeronL
That is why we should follow the advice on my tag line.

From Sarah Palin: Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.

That is how we survive, from living day to day the best we can, regardless of the petty politics and power mongering in D.C.

27 posted on 01/10/2014 5:44:21 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: KC_Lion

I like that tagline. The fact that it was Sarah who said it is just that much better.

Y’know, things would be a lot better for conservatives if we stopped paying so much attention to what the kakistocrats were doing and simply lived our lives as if they were of minimal relevance.


28 posted on 01/10/2014 6:20:03 PM PST by RKBA Democrat (Having some small say in who gets to hold the whip doesn't make you any less a slave.)
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To: RKBA Democrat

Thank you for contacting me about the purchase of Russian helicopters for use by the Afghan military.

As you may know, the U.S. Department of Defense plans to buy 21 Mi-17 helicopters for the Afghan National Security Forces from the Russian company Rosoboronexport by 2016. Some members of Congress have opposed this sale due to the support that Russia has provided to President Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria. I understand these objections, and I condemn the Assad regime’s continued massacring of its people.

However, the fact remains that the United States has already entered into a contract with Rosoboronexport, which the Pentagon has determined is the only viable source for the helicopters needed by the Afghan military. Failure to provide the Afghans with the appropriate infrastructure may hinder efforts to make the Afghan forces responsible for their own security. The situation in Syria remains fluid, and I will be sure to keep your comments in mind in the days and weeks ahead.

Thank you again for taking the time to contact me. Please do not hesitate to do so again in the future. I also encourage you to visit my website: flake.senate.gov.

Sincerely,

JEFF FLAKE
United States Senator

My Senator? A RINO to the end, taught by McCain!


29 posted on 01/13/2014 4:16:50 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Don Corleone

It begs the question of why we’re supplying arms in the first place. I guess one hand washes the other.


30 posted on 01/13/2014 5:29:44 PM PST by RKBA Democrat (Having some small say in who gets to hold the whip doesn't make you any less a slave.)
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