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Juan Williams: Republican leaders must keep Tea Party on the run
thehill.com ^ | february 17, 2014 | juan williams

Posted on 02/17/2014 5:06:21 AM PST by lowbridge

Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnel (R-Ky.) are now in position to end the Tea Party’s death grip on the Republican Party’s political future.

Last week, Boehner and McConnell faced down the Tea Party’s threat to cripple the government when they supported raising the nation’s debt ceiling. That move prevented GOP political suicide.

If the nation’s credit rating, stocks and the recovery went down the sewer because of Republicans’ refusal to raise the debt ceiling, the GOP’s chances in the midterm elections would have been severely damaged.

Having successfully defied the Tea Party on the debt ceiling, now it is time for Boehner and McConnell to use that momentum to pass three bills: An extension of unemployment benefits for people suffering long-term joblessness; a minimum wage hike; and, most important of all, immigration reform.

The Tea Party caucus in the House and the Tea Party star in the Senate – Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) — are never going to love Boehner or McConnell. Both Congressional leaders have tried for years to accommodate Tea Party passions but they can never do enough.

By standing up to the Tea Party now, the GOP congressional leadership can create a legacy. They may suffer attacks from right-wing talk radio. But they will go into history as the team that made it possible for future Republicans to win elections with the support of some working class and Hispanic voters.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016election; demagogicparty; election2014; election2016; juanwilliams; memebuilding; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; randsconcerntrolls; teaparty
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Im quite sure that juan williams has nothing but the best interests of the republican party at heart. /s
1 posted on 02/17/2014 5:06:21 AM PST by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

So how are they going to do that, Juan, when the TEA Party comprises their base voters?


2 posted on 02/17/2014 5:08:24 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: lowbridge

Juan has become more of a bleeding heart leftist since 2012. I wouldn’t listen to a damn thing he says. This only reflects badly on McConnell and the shame caucus. We should us Juan in ads against them.


3 posted on 02/17/2014 5:08:35 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: lowbridge

Shut up, Juan. Just shut the **** up!!!


4 posted on 02/17/2014 5:09:17 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: lowbridge
Juan Williams: Republican leaders must keep Tea Party on the run

The imbeciles in the GOP-E will take this to heart. Funny how the dems wants to destroy the Tea Party and the GOP-E are their lackeys.

5 posted on 02/17/2014 5:09:55 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Who but a TYRANT shoves down another man's throat what he has exempted himself from?)
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To: lowbridge

Juan Williams is as useful as teats on a boar. Roger Ailes is wasting his money, paying “contributors” such as Williams, Whorealdo, and Beckel for their tired Leftist drivel.

We don’t watch Fox as much as we used to.


6 posted on 02/17/2014 5:11:17 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: ilovesarah2012

Juan is the purveyor of the talking point de jour.

He is projecting the leftist wacko fear


7 posted on 02/17/2014 5:11:25 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... History is a process, not an event)
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To: lowbridge

Tea party on the run from the liberal republicans.....LOL! The Pubbies have been running from the tea parties!


8 posted on 02/17/2014 5:11:56 AM PST by mdmathis6 (American Christians can help America best by remembering that we are Heaven's citizens first!)
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To: lowbridge
RE :”Having successfully defied the Tea Party on the debt ceiling, now it is time for Boehner and McConnell to use that momentum to pass three bills: An extension of unemployment benefits for people suffering long-term joblessness; a minimum wage hike; and, most important of all, immigration reform. “

Juan's advice to the GOP :Become Democrats.

9 posted on 02/17/2014 5:12:25 AM PST by sickoflibs (Obama : 'Any path to US citizenship for illegals HERE is a special path to it ')
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To: Timber Rattler

Where would Juan be if his hotline fax machine from the White House broke?


10 posted on 02/17/2014 5:12:27 AM PST by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: lowbridge
I have some free advice to the Democratics

They need to stand up to the communist fringe that has taken over their party. If they will stand up and reject the radial leftist agenda being pushed by extremists like Nancy Pelosi and embrace a moderate agenda which includes passing a constitutional amendment outlawing abortion, lowering tax rates, and impeaching President Obama they might have a chance to create a legacy. They may suffer attacks from left wing news outlets hosted by sodomites. But they will go into history as the team that made it possible for future Democrats to win elections with the support of some working class white and evangelical voters.

11 posted on 02/17/2014 5:12:27 AM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: lowbridge

sadly...Bonehead will take his advice


12 posted on 02/17/2014 5:15:09 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: lowbridge

Juan Williams is the George Costanza of political pundits. Whatever Juan says, the correct course for Republicans is the exact opposite.


13 posted on 02/17/2014 5:16:49 AM PST by paterfamilias
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To: ilovesarah2012

What a leftist liar. Twisting and distorting reality to create an illusion of what he wants to see the liberal way - 1 truth to 3 part lies (minimum), stir, spin, and the idiots will believe it without understanding the context or history.


14 posted on 02/17/2014 5:18:07 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: lowbridge

Juan Williams (to the RIGHT of most on FOX) wants
Americans to “eat dog food” to help his undocumented
corrupt Master, the Union thugs in the IRS, and the DNC.

The Tea Party gets in the way of his dream
(a nightmare for the American people as they are slowly
learning).


15 posted on 02/17/2014 5:19:26 AM PST by Diogenesis
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To: lowbridge

16 posted on 02/17/2014 5:21:05 AM PST by RckyRaCoCo (Shall Not Be Infringed)
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To: lowbridge

Juan, The Tea Party will keep the GOP at bay.

Individual candidates are receiving more direct contributions, while the GOP fundraising languishes.

And THAT is as it should be.

America has been compromising with the devil for too long.

It is past time to move back in the RIGHT direction.


17 posted on 02/17/2014 5:21:43 AM PST by G Larry
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To: lowbridge
"Having successfully defied the Tea Party"

I'd say the jury is still out on that.

18 posted on 02/17/2014 5:22:29 AM PST by Pietro
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To: lowbridge
Last week, Boehner and McConnell faced down the Tea Party’s threat to cripple the government when they supported raising the nation’s debt ceiling.

You think so, little buddy, you think so.

19 posted on 02/17/2014 5:22:59 AM PST by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: txrefugee

“Roger Ailes is wasting his money, paying “contributors” such as Williams, Whorealdo, and Beckel...”

RA is smarter that that. IMO he is just trying to show liberal idiocy at its finest.


20 posted on 02/17/2014 5:24:20 AM PST by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: paterfamilias

Looking a little “gay” and RINOish in his photos online:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Juan_williams_2011.jpg


21 posted on 02/17/2014 5:24:21 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: lowbridge

150 years ago the Republican party was the anti-slavery party fighting democrat tyranny. Today, the Tea Party is the anti-tax-slavery party fighting democrat tyranny.

FOAD juwaan


22 posted on 02/17/2014 5:27:47 AM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: lowbridge

A house divided will fall...

When your enemies are fighting, just throw more fuel on the fire to keep it going....


23 posted on 02/17/2014 5:28:09 AM PST by tired&retired
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To: jsanders2001

Well lookie here, ole Juan has been busted for plagarism before. Sounding more RINO than ever now:

http://www.jammiewf.com/2013/real-reporter-juan-williams-busted-for-plagiarism/


24 posted on 02/17/2014 5:29:09 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: lowbridge

We’re running alright. We’re running right towards DC with pitchforks and tar in hand.


25 posted on 02/17/2014 5:29:21 AM PST by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: lowbridge
Juan is just another race pimp like his pals Jessie and Al.
26 posted on 02/17/2014 5:30:41 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: lowbridge

Poor Juan...not the brightest bulb on the string but Fox’s “token” to keep them fair and balanced, therefore an unfortunate necessity.


27 posted on 02/17/2014 5:32:27 AM PST by ThePatriotsFlag ("There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: lowbridge

“Having successfully defied the Tea Party on the debt ceiling, now it is time for Boehner and McConnell to use that momentum to pass three bills: An extension of unemployment benefits for people suffering long-term joblessness; a minimum wage hike; and, most important of all, immigration reform.”

And, being the good RINO’s they are, we can be certain that they will...

The politics of capitulation. Sickening.


28 posted on 02/17/2014 5:34:03 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: lowbridge
That move prevented ensured GOP political suicide.

There, fixed Juan's statement.

29 posted on 02/17/2014 5:34:39 AM PST by Robert DeLong (u)
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To: ThePatriotsFlag
ThePatriotsFlag : Poor Juan...not the brightest bulb on the string but Fox’s “token” to keep them fair and balanced, therefore an unfortunate necessity.

Juan Williams is the ONLY member of FOX who
is against arming al Qaeda.

30 posted on 02/17/2014 5:36:30 AM PST by Diogenesis
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To: lowbridge

For reasons known only to Boehner, but appear to border on High Treason to the United States of America, Boehner as Speaker of the House, has failed his Constitutional Duty to begin Impeachment Proceedings on B. Hussein Obama.

Writing, reasoning or in any manner communicating with Obama will only increase his resolve that he is doing the correct Commie thing in his eyes and in the eyes of his former Pakistani Mentor and “bride.”

The Millions of Insured Americans that Obama has financially and medically damaged by Obamacare are just “Collateral Damage “ for the common Commie Good of The Utopian Society that will rise from the ashes of the America that Jarrett, Holder and Obama absolutely hate with every fiber of their sorry, sorry beings.

In Obama’s mind the Chinese and the Russians made mistakes with their brands of Communism, but the Commie Triangle of Jarrett—Holder—Obama will not make the same mistakes because he knows that he can do whatever he wants, and knows for certain THAT BOEHNER WILL NEVER RAISE A FINGER TO STOP HIM.

Thus to them, all is going well, ESPECIALLY if we complain, because they interpret our high level of pain as the correct pain of index necessary to achieve the death of the former America they hate.

_____________________________________

In my humble, but USUALLY correct opinion, nothing will get better for us Americans until Boehner is removed as Speaker. His Constitutional Duty failure as Speaker borders on Treason.

Thus, our efforts should be directed at our Republican, Independent and Democrat, ( RID ), US House Representatives to DEMAND that Boehner Resign.

The pantywaist RINOs such as RINO Rep. Peter King of NY will run around with their hair on fire, screaming “THERE IS A SPLIT IN THE PARTY !”

Let them scream. I’m in this for my Children and Grandchildren, and I will NEVER put Party above Country EVER as their obsolete RINO screaming does.

For example, 3 days ago I asked my local RINOs secretary to send a letter to my un-named sorry RINO Rep requesting 3 things from him: 1.) Impeach Obama; 2.) Insist that Boehner Resign; and 3.) Support Trey Gowdy for Speaker Of The House.

Next week I will re-word, re-write and send it myself, by snail mail.

The next week, Registered Letter, etc.

My goal is a symbolic one: April 15, 2014 is the deadline for Boehner to become just another House Member from Ohio, and publicly stating to the Left Stream Media that he “wants to spend more time with his family.”

Remember this: A Dictator only has the power that the People give him.

DONT TREAD ON ME


31 posted on 02/17/2014 5:37:10 AM PST by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: lowbridge

Juan Williams can shove it up his racist, liberal arse. He is absolutely clueless.


32 posted on 02/17/2014 5:37:48 AM PST by ConservativeInPA (We need to fundamentally transform RATs lives for their lies.)
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To: lowbridge

Yes, Juan is so VERY kind to look out for the Republican Party.....

Oh by the way, Juan, TEA PARTY folks were among those who CAME TO YOUR DEFENSE when the bigots at NPR were calling for your head.


33 posted on 02/17/2014 5:39:09 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: PubliusMM

You know when Salon keeps track of just anout everything he says, he’s on of their own, whether married or not:

http://www.salon.com/topic/juan_williams/


34 posted on 02/17/2014 5:40:21 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: lowbridge

This moron thinks we are on the run? How does he think the GOPe’s sneaky amnesty scheme got shot down? This is another stupid liberal trying to impress someone.


35 posted on 02/17/2014 5:40:40 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: jsanders2001

You know when Salon keeps track of just about everything he says, he’s one of their own, whether married or not:

http://www.salon.com/topic/juan_williams/


36 posted on 02/17/2014 5:41:01 AM PST by jsanders2001
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If you start listening to what Juan Williams says you’re already defeated. I’d believe the opposite.


37 posted on 02/17/2014 5:44:20 AM PST by McGruff (Every night has it's dawn.)
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To: lowbridge

The Tea Party is the only chance the country has of surviving. Of course the Marxists hate it.

Pray America Wakes Up


38 posted on 02/17/2014 5:44:24 AM PST by bray (The Republic of Texas 2022 coming soon)
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John Bohner and Mitch McConnoll, Edorsed by Liberal Talking Head Ex-NPR Lacky Juan Williams...

I bet you won’t see that on their Facebook Pages!


39 posted on 02/17/2014 5:53:36 AM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: Timber Rattler

We are running?
Sounds like we formed a Square and are standing out ground.


40 posted on 02/17/2014 5:55:42 AM PST by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: lowbridge
If there's any running being done by the Tea Party, Juan, it is towards the sound of the guns. The statist hive in DC knows this and that's why they send twirps like you, Juan, to put up smoke screens like this.
41 posted on 02/17/2014 5:59:40 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: Paine in the Neck

Juan is one of the AA elitists who makes millions from the DC system.

Pray America is Waking


42 posted on 02/17/2014 6:02:00 AM PST by bray (The Republic of Texas 2022 coming soon)
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To: lowbridge

Tea party exposes the racist communist agenda of the Democrats, so Juan the Democrat wants the RINOs to stop it.


43 posted on 02/17/2014 6:06:29 AM PST by CodeToad (When ignorance rules a person's decision they are resorting to superstition.)
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To: lowbridge

some things are so self evident they don’t even need a sarcasm signal


44 posted on 02/17/2014 6:14:12 AM PST by Nifster
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To: lowbridge

Hey Juan — you all could keep chasing that illusionary Tea Party. In November, you will find out that it’s simply WE THE PEOPLE.


45 posted on 02/17/2014 6:15:36 AM PST by jersey117
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Love it!


46 posted on 02/17/2014 6:24:45 AM PST by jag.drafting
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To: lowbridge

Thanks Juan, I am sure they will head your well meaning advice.


47 posted on 02/17/2014 6:39:42 AM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: lowbridge

What a country we live in where an idiot like Juan Williams actually gets a paid forum to deliver his political opinions.


48 posted on 02/17/2014 6:58:44 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: lowbridge

Juan Williams is a card carrying moron.


49 posted on 02/17/2014 7:39:43 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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Juan Williams is 60 years old. He was born in Colon, Panama. He is married, has three adult children and is the grandfather of twin girls.

Leni

50 posted on 02/17/2014 8:07:47 AM PST by MinuteGal
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