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No Replacement, No Vote - From Article:" The speaker isn't to be trusted"
am thinker ^ | 2/11/14 | r smith

Posted on 02/11/2014 5:30:25 AM PST by bestintxas

Last week, U.S. House speaker John Boehner backed down on immigration surrender. It took a firestorm of grassroots opposition to make the speaker drop Paul Ryan's cave-in to big business interests (led by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce) and the left, arrayed throughout the Democratic Party, the mainstream media, show biz, academia, and whatever other crags and holes they inhabit. And Democrat-supporting Hispanic pressure groups, which the GOP establishment believes needs to be appeased.

Note that the speaker only backed down. The bone of immigration surrender is still lodged in Boehner's pearly-whites. The speaker isn't to be trusted -- on immigration reform and other vital issues. If recent history is the guide, Boehner's capacity to trim amply and fold fast is seemingly unlimited.

It's high time that the grassroots insists that Speaker Boehner and his lieutenants be replaced come January 2015. The same goes for Mitch McConnell and his crew. Republican candidates for Congress should be asked to pledge to jettison Boehner, McConnell, et al. If candidates don't do so, then grassroots conservatives and Tea Pparty patriots should withhold resources and votes. It's a tough approach, but the stakes are enormous.

Some GOP candidates are already promising to oust Boehner if elected in November. Kansas State Senator Steve Fitzgerald (R-Leavenworth) is challenging incumbent Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins for the GOP nomination. He's on record as supporting a new speaker. Same goes for Georgia U.S. House candidate John Stone, who's making his second bid to dislodge Democrat incumbent John Barrow.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aliens; amnesty; boehner
We need the shock treatment applied to the GOP.

This priamry season we need to replace as many RINOs with non-nonsense, in-you-face conservatives who will NOT back down to libs.

1 posted on 02/11/2014 5:30:25 AM PST by bestintxas
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To: bestintxas; cotton1706
a very YES! to that sentiment

2 posted on 02/11/2014 5:33:53 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Caligula / 0'Reid / 0'Pelosi)
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To: bestintxas

Indeed it is this primary season when we need to pick a candidate.

In the general, I will always vote R. It is the primary when I do my work.


3 posted on 02/11/2014 5:41:00 AM PST by Principled
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To: Principled
I will never vote for a liberal(R) in the general. If Cornyn wins the primary, he still won't get my vote in the general.

Liberal republicans are more destructive than democrats, because they have your blessing to be liberal.

/johnny

4 posted on 02/11/2014 5:44:17 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: bestintxas

Nailed it!

Now, let’s make this happen.


5 posted on 02/11/2014 5:46:59 AM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: JRandomFreeper
As I said, the right choice has to be made in the primary. You will not convince me that a 51-49 R majority is worse than a 49-51 minority.

However, your point is well taken. Liberal Rs are very bad. Again, this is why it's important to rid ourselves of them in the primary.

6 posted on 02/11/2014 5:50:51 AM PST by Principled
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To: bestintxas
The speaker isn't to be trusted

"Now what, Mitch?"


7 posted on 02/11/2014 5:50:53 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: bestintxas
Politics takes money. The Republic is in peril. The Founders pledged "our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor". What can we do?

Here's a starter list for motivated RINO hunters.

Senate

Support Matt Bevin to oust Mitch McConnell in KY

Support Dwayne Stovall to oust John Cornyn in TX

Support Joe Carr to oust Lamar!

Support Lee Bright to oust Lindsey Graham in SC

Support Dr. Milton Wolf to oust Pat Roberts in KS

Support Chris McDaniel to oust Thad Cochran in MS

Also, support Ben Sasse for the open Senate seat in NE

House

Support Eric Gurr to oust John Boehner in OH-8

Also, press your Representative to NOT support Boehner for Speaker - or Cantor, either!

Support Dave Brat to oust Eric Cantor in VA-7

Also, press your Representative to NOT support Cantor for Speaker.

Support Katrina Pierson to oust Pete (NOT Jeff) Sessions in TX-32

Support Bryan Smith to oust Mike Simpson in ID-2

Support David Hale to oust Adam Kinzinger in IL-16

8 posted on 02/11/2014 5:54:01 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: JRandomFreeper
I will never vote for a liberal(R) in the general.

Ditto. No more blackmail of the so called lessor of two evils.

We are hell bent on getting rid of McConnell. But if he manages to win the primary with his dirty sh1t and scorched earth tactics, I will not vote for him in the general. The man has publicly dumped on conservatives in Kentucky. He gets nothing from me.

9 posted on 02/11/2014 5:55:01 AM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Principled
Last time the republicans had a majority in the Senate and House, they didn't do much to move forward conservative causes. Better to be rid of the liberal republicans.

/johnny

10 posted on 02/11/2014 5:57:18 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

I’m with you, 100%.

Cornyn has to go, no question about it. Steve Stockman or Dwayne Stovall, I have not quite decided, yet.

Every time I hear one of his campaign ads, my BP shoots through the roof! I predicted that he would go “Full Dewhurst” as soon as he had a Primary opponent and he has done just that.

Greg Abbott. Jerry Patterson. David Watts.


11 posted on 02/11/2014 5:57:38 AM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: ChildOfThe60s

“Ditto. No more blackmail of the so called lessor of two evils.”

Since Jesus Christ isn’t on any ballot, if you won’t vote for the lesser of two evils, then you’ll never vote again.


12 posted on 02/11/2014 5:59:26 AM PST by DugwayDuke
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To: DugwayDuke
What conservatives are being told to vote for is liberal republicans. They can pound sand.

No one expects Jesus to run for office, but the republicans could run someone that isn't pro-abortion and anti-gun and doesn't help the democrats with their socialist agenda.

/johnny

13 posted on 02/11/2014 6:08:37 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Principled
In the general, I will always vote R.

I understand that position, and have always shared it in past elections.

But I think times have changed now. Having a Republican majority in the House has not helped us, because in truth the GOPe is only slightly less terrible than Democratic leadership.

I now believe that the most important thing to do, even if it results in Democrats winning the Senate AND the House, is to make it absolutely clear to the GOPe that the Republicans cannot win an election without the conservative base. And if that means the Democrats control the House, the Senate and the White House, so be it.

What difference, at this point, does it make, when our country is all but gone already? Unbelievable, today we have a Republican party that cannot sell liberty and limited government to the American people, because it no longer believes in those concepts.

So I will NOT vote for a GOP RINO in any election. I won't vote for a Democrat, but I will not pull a lever for a RINO. Period.

Either the GOP becomes a conservative party, or let it die.

14 posted on 02/11/2014 6:14:49 AM PST by Maceman
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To: DugwayDuke
if you won’t vote for the lesser of two evils, then you’ll never vote again.

Well, sure. It's what the GOP-e is counting on you saying. "Where else you gonna go?" It's worked for them for a long time, but that dog won't hunt anymore. They've openly and unabashedly shown their contempt for you and all of us. So crawl back like a beaten wife if you must, but don't be surprised that most of us have wised up.

15 posted on 02/11/2014 6:22:09 AM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Howie66

“Cornyn has to go, no question about it. Steve Stockman or Dwayne Stovall, I have not quite decided, yet.”

it makes no diff, either vote will mitigate Cornyn getting his 50%.

I sent money to both candidates.


16 posted on 02/11/2014 6:36:56 AM PST by bestintxas (Every time a RINO bites the dust a founding father gets his wings.)
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To: DugwayDuke
Looks like no-one here is buy what you are selling.

/johnny

17 posted on 02/11/2014 6:40:15 AM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: DugwayDuke

Voting for the lesser of two evils has resulted in our being in the current predicament.

If you can’t see this reality, I sure hope that you don’t vote at all.


18 posted on 02/11/2014 6:42:51 AM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Paine in the Neck

The good news is that my Rep won’t vote for Boehner or Cantor to be Speaker. The bad news is he will vote for Pelosi or Hoyer.


19 posted on 02/11/2014 6:43:48 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: DugwayDuke

Lesser of two evils is still evil. It’s why I didn’t vote for Zero or for his Socialist ringer, Slick Willard.


20 posted on 02/11/2014 6:44:56 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
The good news is that my Rep won’t vote for Boehner or Cantor to be Speaker. The bad news is he will vote for Pelosi or Hoyer.

Well, that' something, I guess. :^(

21 posted on 02/11/2014 6:48:57 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: Principled

“In the general, I will always vote R.”

The only reason the Republicans are around is due to people not adhering to this dumb strategy to always vote for one of the 2 parties in power.

Even Lincoln changed from being a Whig to a Republican to get elected and eventually the Whigs went away.

Morale is do not sit on this type of strategy. If the GOP is stupid enough to disregard the Tea Party and the Tea Party runs candidates, conservatives will ultimately replace the GOP.

What will be amusing is to watch the RINOs try to figure out which party they will vote for, the lib Dems or the conservative Tea Party.

Go review http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whig_Party_(United_States)


22 posted on 02/11/2014 6:57:04 AM PST by bestintxas (Every time a RINO bites the dust a founding father gets his wings.)
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To: Maceman

Your position is absolutely reasonable. I’m not far from joining you ... but I haven’t yet.


23 posted on 02/11/2014 7:57:25 AM PST by Principled
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To: Principled
I used to do the same until I decided battered wife syndrome was no longer for me and took a baseball bat to my tormentors skull.

Felt good.

24 posted on 02/11/2014 8:08:03 AM PST by Manic_Episode (GOP = The Whig Party)
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To: DugwayDuke
Since Jesus Christ isn’t on any ballot, if you won’t vote for the lesser of two evils, then you’ll never vote again.

That is a ridiculous statement in the context of this discussion.

25 posted on 02/11/2014 11:54:03 AM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: ChildOfThe60s; fieldmarshaldj; Howie66; JRandomFreeper; workerbee

“Since Jesus Christ isn’t on any ballot, if you won’t vote for the lesser of two evils, then you’ll never vote again.”

If you think the ‘lesser of two evils’ is a profound statement, consider this: Ronald Reagan was the ‘lesser of two evils” since he signed bills into law that granted amnesty, raised income tax rates, and increased the national debt.

Given a choice between voting for Reagan or a Democrat, would you vote for the ‘lesser of two evils’ or would ‘you stand on your principles’?

Once it is the general election, you can choice to vote for the ‘lesser of two evils’ or cast your vote for the ‘greater of two evils’. And, no, you can’t just not vote for that is a vote for the ‘greater evil’.


26 posted on 02/11/2014 2:19:56 PM PST by DugwayDuke
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To: DugwayDuke
You don't get to control what I do with my vote.

And lots of folks here aren't buying your crap.

You enable liberal republicans by voting for them. It's you guaranteed voters that the liberal establishment republicans rely on to keep getting elected, so they can screw all of us.

No more. Me, and many others won't vote for your liberal republicans, even if that means a democrat wins.

They may as well, as have a liberal republican that will give the dems what they want.

/johnny

27 posted on 02/11/2014 2:38:33 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JRandomFreeper

“No more. Me, and many others won’t vote for your liberal republicans, even if that means a democrat wins.”

Well, I certainly hope you like your life under Obama and Hillary.


28 posted on 02/11/2014 3:09:38 PM PST by DugwayDuke
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To: DugwayDuke
Your liberal boy Boehner is showing what we can expect from the liberal republicans. Hope you like amnesty.

/johnny

29 posted on 02/11/2014 3:16:19 PM PST by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: DugwayDuke
You've got all the old standby canards and clichés down pat, Dug. Boehner would be so proud.

Given a choice between voting for Reagan or a Democrat, would you vote for the ‘lesser of two evils’ or would ‘you stand on your principles’?

Gimme a Reagan, then we'll talk. Til then, enjoy the tortilla crumbs.

30 posted on 02/11/2014 3:46:40 PM PST by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: DugwayDuke
If you think the ‘lesser of two evils’ is a profound statement,

No, I don't consider it a "profound statement". Just a statement of fact. I'm not going to argue esoteric semantics with you, it's pointless.

It's quite simple. Liberal "Republicans" (actually Democrats) are blackmailing us. I refuse to continue to be blackmailed. Will that make everything nice? No. Will it make it worse? Probably not, but if so, it is short term. Liberal RINOs and the elitist party leaders MUST be shown that they can no longer blackmail us. In the longer term, nothing else will work.

And BTW, the republic is already lost, not too far off serious SHTF is coming. Those are immutable facts. Mitch McConnell et al have sold the republic down the river and reelecting them isn't going to change that or delay it. Face that fact and then then decide what to do. What I am going to do is not reward the traitorous bastard for selling us out.

31 posted on 02/11/2014 5:20:30 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s ((If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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