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BREAKING! Viguerie: GOP Leaders Launch a Civil War by Opening Fire on Conservatives
Conservativehq ^ | March 28, 2014 | Richard A. Viguerie

Posted on 03/29/2014 4:32:07 PM PDT by don-o

Republican Congressional leaders, less than three hundred miles from Fort Sumter where the Confederates fired on the federal government and launched a horrific four-year American Civil War, are meeting to declare a civil war against conservatives who are the base of the Republican Party.

Since the purpose of the weekend meeting at the Ritz Carlton on Amelia Island in Florida is to raise money and strategizing as to how to defeat limited-government constitutional conservatives in Republican primaries, this meeting is an act of war by Eric Cantor and the Republican Congressional leadership.

By fighting conservatives, Republican congressional leaders are publicly acknowledging they do not share the core values of conservatives and Tea Partyers, including limited-government, fidelity to the constitution, lower taxes, balanced budget, significantly reducing the size, scope and reach of the federal government.

The Republican primary voters will now be able to clearly see who are the principled conservatives verses those candidates receiving support from the Ruling Class, Crony Capitalists such as Karl Rove, John Boehner, Eric Cantor and Mitch McConnell.

Grassroots conservatives wish Republican leaders could get as angry at the lawlessness of the Obama Administration and Congressional Democrats as they do at conservatives.

This meeting is proof positive that the Republican Establishment thinks the Tea Party is alive, strong, and a major threat to their existence.


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BREAKING! Viguerie: GOP Leaders Launch a Civil War by Opening Fire on Conservatives and the Tea Party
1 posted on 03/29/2014 4:32:07 PM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/gop/3137979/posts?page=43

previously, on Free Republic


2 posted on 03/29/2014 4:33:59 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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3 posted on 03/29/2014 4:34:52 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o
We don't know for sure why they are meeting like they are. But if they are waging war against the rest of us the country clubbers can just pay their damned taxes that we help lower over the past 30 years.
4 posted on 03/29/2014 4:35:01 PM PDT by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is a feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing corksucker.)
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To: don-o

Go ahead, split the GOP party and guarantee a democrat victory. Play right into the democrats hands, Obama and friends are ROTFLTAO, so to speak. As the Republic sinks into the quagmire and perhaps a real civil war.


5 posted on 03/29/2014 4:38:11 PM PDT by john drake (Lucius Accius-Roman,170 BC - "oderint dum metuant" translated "Let them hate so long as they fear")
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To: don-o

 GOVichy

             


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6 posted on 03/29/2014 4:38:42 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: john drake
I won't vote for a liberal. Especially a republican liberal.

If you vote for a liberal republican, you are a liberal.

/johnny

7 posted on 03/29/2014 4:40:20 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: don-o

“moderate” GOP wants to be able to bend down and kiss obama and harry reid’s ass without any interference from those damn Bible-carryin and gun-totin conservatives.


8 posted on 03/29/2014 4:42:13 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: don-o

“moderate” GOP wants to be able to bend down and kiss obama and harry reid’s ass without any interference from those damn Bible-carryin and gun-totin conservatives.


9 posted on 03/29/2014 4:42:15 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: john drake

I assume you are addressing that to Rove and Cantor and Priebus and Bohner and all the inside the beltway snales - not to me. Right?


10 posted on 03/29/2014 4:42:25 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o

Snales - snakes;

though snails could work - ghastly slimy creatures


11 posted on 03/29/2014 4:43:49 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: amnestynone

Yeah, let’s wait to see what they actually DO before getting all hot and bothered...


12 posted on 03/29/2014 4:44:17 PM PDT by GOPJ (Save Your Country , Fire A Democrat - freeper molso209)
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To: don-o

The crony-infested GOPe is pathetic.


13 posted on 03/29/2014 4:46:23 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: john drake

And THAT is why the GOP will never take the Tea Party seriously. WAY too many of us will say, “it just gets the Dims elected” and go to the polls and pull the “hold the nose and vote” thing.

Until we show the courage of, indeed, splitting the GOP it is game over. Conservatism is dying. The demographics alone will kill us. Outside of the old white male, we are losing every demographic group and the gap grows bigger every year.

So. No. It is not playing into Dim hands. It is the only chance we have.


14 posted on 03/29/2014 4:46:34 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: john drake

....the Great Circular Firing Squad has just gone to Lock and Load.....

The state and national Republicans have sent me repeated requests for cash, but I have been confining my support only to individual candidates. I have explained over and over that is what I am doing, but somehow, this is taken to mean that the party organizations should just keep on making even more appeals.

The paper thus generated does do nicely to fill the recycle bins.


15 posted on 03/29/2014 4:46:51 PM PDT by alloysteel (Obamacare - Death and Taxes now available online. One-stop shopping at its best!)
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To: john drake
perhaps a real civil war.

It is coming soon enough. I do not see any other way out of this. Voting certainly hasn't solved anything.

16 posted on 03/29/2014 4:49:38 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: john drake

If true they are not only wrong on their idealogy but quite stupid in attacking the base.


17 posted on 03/29/2014 4:49:57 PM PDT by plain talk
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To: don-o
This meeting is proof positive that the Republican Establishment thinks the Tea Party is alive, strong, and a major threat to their existence.

I think it would be much more accurate to declare that many of us recognize that the nomination of philosophical purists by the GOP--who are entirely unelectable in the general election, due to their very limited appeal to independents--is a very good way to lose future control of the Senate.

That is precisely what happened in 2010, when it appeared that the GOP was poised to take control of the upper body.

Then along came such purists as Christine ("I am not a witch") O'Donnell in Delaware--which should have been an easy pickup for the GOP.

Certainly, those sho see The Big Picture as being all about hand-to-hand combat for the heart and soul of the Republican Party, may not be especially disturbed at the prospect of "establishment" Republicans losing seats that seemed to be ripe for the picking, and the GOP's failing--again--to retake control of the Senate.

But the prospect of Harry Reid's remaining as Majority Leader--until at least 2019--is enormously disturbing to me...

18 posted on 03/29/2014 4:50:57 PM PDT by AmericanExceptionalist (Democrats believe in discussing the full spectrum of ideas, all the way from far left to center-left)
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To: plain talk
If true they are not only wrong on their idealogy but quite stupid in attacking the base.

They always find a way to turn a winning position into a loser.


19 posted on 03/29/2014 4:52:09 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The future ain't what it use to be -- Yogi Berra)
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To: RIghtwardHo

They don’t want our votes. So let’s not give it to them


20 posted on 03/29/2014 4:52:12 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: john drake

Read the article. The GOPE leaders are the ones splitting the vote


21 posted on 03/29/2014 4:53:01 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: AmericanExceptionalist

Purists?

Lol

Bush. Dole. McCain, Romney were all moderate and liberal, by your measure they should win handily


22 posted on 03/29/2014 4:55:17 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: AmericanExceptionalist

> But the prospect of Harry Reid’s remaining as Majority
> Leader—until at least 2019—is enormously disturbing to me...

How is a frontal assault by Harry Reid worse than a knife in the back by Mitch McConnell?


23 posted on 03/29/2014 4:55:17 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: don-o

Breaking, in a non-breaking sense


24 posted on 03/29/2014 4:55:46 PM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: don-o

These are apparently the RINO members of this pathetic group...

http://www.republicanmainstreet.org/members/


25 posted on 03/29/2014 4:56:48 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: plain talk

Stupid is and stupid does.

I was talking with someone today and he said this meeting has solidified his vote for a Dr.Brannon. He had planned to vote for Thom Tillis but decided to give his vote to a more conservative candidate. These guys are the Republicans who hope to go up against Kay Haggan the Democratic senator from NC.


26 posted on 03/29/2014 4:57:48 PM PDT by ladyjane
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To: don-o

I think the light is finally beginning to dawn on those fools that the Tea Party plans to slowly and methodically strip them of the Republican party leadership, and once a threshold is reached, and they are purged, while they may hope to get employment with their big business corporate cronies, it won’t help much, because the Tea Party is fed up with them, too.

The Tea Party is in this fight to redeem America, not support internationalism, not to moderate the Democrat party, but to systematically scrub over 100 years of failed progressivism from our country.

If the RINOs don’t want that, then not only should they be stripped of power, but they don’t deserve it any more.


27 posted on 03/29/2014 4:58:26 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: AmericanExceptionalist
It's the liberal GOP that are the purists. They can't stand conservatives. They have said so themselves.

I won't vote for someone that hates me and what I stand for.

And Romney was UNELECTABLE. Ipso facto.

/johnny

28 posted on 03/29/2014 4:58:40 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: don-o
The GOP was so easy to take over by the Democrats. The RATs know every move
they make before they make it, because the moves they make are being directed by the DemocRATs.

Conspiracy? I don't think so. GOP are gullible idiots without spines.

29 posted on 03/29/2014 5:00:29 PM PDT by MaxMax (Pay Attention and you'll be pissed off too! FIRE BOEHNER, NOW!)
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To: smoothsailing
Many claim that the tea party movement awakened conservative grassroots and injected much-needed energy into the GOP. It was arguably the tea party wave that allowed for the 2010 Republican House majority. But the unbending demands and unfiltered talk of those associated with the movement have made life difficult for Republican Party leaders, who charge the tea party with wrecking the GOP. So who is hurting the conservative cause, and who is helping it? Are the tea partiers causing the damage, or is the GOP establishment to blame? Is it the principled, fresh-eyed insurgents, or is it the prudent, experienced statesmen? Join us for a lively debate of these questions and more.
30 posted on 03/29/2014 5:00:58 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: john drake

And if we elect RINOs from the GOPe like McCain, we sink to something other than a quagmire which would be what, sludge?

I’m not sure what your point is.

How do we as a liberty-loving citizenry benefit by electing people who oppose us but who smile and lie and say they are on our side in order to get elected...then promptly betray us and join the enemy?


31 posted on 03/29/2014 5:01:38 PM PDT by Ghost of Philip Marlowe (Prepare for survival.)
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To: amnestynone
But if they are waging war against the rest of us the country clubbers can just pay their damned taxes we helped lower over the past 30 years.

And deal with a decent minimum wage. And pay tariffs on imports produced in third world cesspools.

32 posted on 03/29/2014 5:02:57 PM PDT by grania
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To: AmericanExceptionalist

Purist. There it is again. Just like a Democrat talking point.


33 posted on 03/29/2014 5:03:52 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: don-o

and paul “amnesty/tarp is great” ryan.


34 posted on 03/29/2014 5:04:34 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: don-o

beat lamar with what? i have a club in my car.


35 posted on 03/29/2014 5:05:45 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: grania

“And deal with a decent minimum wage. And pay tariffs on imports produced in third world cesspools.”


36 posted on 03/29/2014 5:05:55 PM PDT by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is a feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing corksucker.)
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To: don-o

BTTT


37 posted on 03/29/2014 5:08:32 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: john drake
Go ahead, split the GOP party and guarantee a democrat victory. Play right into the democrats hands, Obama and friends are ROTFLTAO, so to speak. As the Republic sinks into the quagmire and perhaps a real civil war.

Haven't watched in a while have you?

“Of the People, by the people, for the people.”

“Unlike me, many of you have accepted the situation of your imprisonment and will die here like rotten cabbages.”

“He has revolted. Resisted. Fought. Held fast. Maintained. Destroyed resistance. Overcome coercion. The right to be a person, someone or individual. We applaud his private war, and concede that despite materialistic efforts, he has survived intact and secure!”

"You are, Number 6."

Time for me to go back to my original tagline...

38 posted on 03/29/2014 5:08:49 PM PDT by prisoner6 (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered! I AM A FREE MAN!)
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To: john drake

They are really demorats so no surprise there.


39 posted on 03/29/2014 5:09:08 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

That’s the way I see it.


40 posted on 03/29/2014 5:10:17 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: don-o

Hon. Steve LaTourette, President and Chief Executive Officer

LaTourette claims to speak for the “centrist” or “moderate” wing of the Republican Party, but his voting record pegs him among the party’s leftmost members.

LaTourette’s lifetime score from FreedomWorks is 54 percent; he scored 32 percent in 2012.

LaTourette’s 2012 Heritage Action score of 35 percent was lower than every other Republican except Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins, the senators from Maine. Sen. Snowe is helping Defending Main Street with fundraising.

Of all Republicans, only New Hampshire Congressman Charles Bass and Illinois Congressman Bob Dold had lower Club for Growth ratings than the 45 percent LaTourette earned in 2012. LaTourette’s highest Club for Growth score was 69 percent in 2010, and his lowest was 18 percent in 2007.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3090495/posts


41 posted on 03/29/2014 5:11:33 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: GOPJ

Mot a one of those sumbitches is conservative and you just gotta know they are up to no good with regards to conservatives.


42 posted on 03/29/2014 5:12:58 PM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: don-o

Last year, Toomey’s leadership political action committee gave $10,000 to each of three Senate Republican incumbents being challenged by tea party opponents this year: Collins, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Sen. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky.

http://articles.mcall.com/2014-01-24/news/mc-pa-toomey-pac-donations-20140124_1_pat-toomey-gop-senate-republicans

“I do think it’s an interesting evolution, and it shows really positive growth on his part to set aside dogma to find a way forward,” said LaTourette, a Republican.


43 posted on 03/29/2014 5:15:17 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: GeronL

“Bush. Dole. McCain, Romney were all moderate and liberal, by your measure they should win handily”

Yeah, and how many of them can you call “Mr. President.” They were all mainly “Mr. It’s My Turn’s.” They tried to parlay their election’s on fifty year old war woulds. There is a huge difference between being a good soldier and being a good president, and the fact that you are the former,. should not be an entrée
to the latter. Just look at Eisenhower of you doubt what I am saying. Talk about your “golfing president.”


44 posted on 03/29/2014 5:15:35 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: don-o

Kind of bastardizing the meaning of “BREAKING!” aren’t you?


45 posted on 03/29/2014 5:16:44 PM PDT by paul544
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To: don-o

Boehner has backed out of meeting ... http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3138816/posts ... but do agree Boehner needs to be defeated.


46 posted on 03/29/2014 5:18:40 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: don-o

The conservatives they are trying to silence are the very ones who do the grunt work for the GOP.


47 posted on 03/29/2014 5:20:36 PM PDT by Slyfox (When Jesus sees a momma holding her little baby, it reminds him of his own momma.)
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To: paul544
Kind of bastardizing the meaning of “BREAKING!” aren’t you?

It's the TITLE of the article, Boss.

48 posted on 03/29/2014 5:20:43 PM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o

The reality is that the Tea Party is the REAL Republican Party. Rove and the GOPe are just Statists.
Liberal Pubbies and Dems are for the same thing.
Electing establishment republicans has gotten us into this stinkin’ mess.

Take that Purist drivel and stow it Troll. We aren’t voting for Squish ever again. So you should stop supporting Liberals in the GOP.

You vote the Constitution or you don’t. It’s that simple.


49 posted on 03/29/2014 5:21:12 PM PDT by Macoozie (1) Win the Senate 2) Repeal Obamacare 3) Impeach Roberts)
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To: don-o
"candidates receiving support from the Ruling Class, Crony Capitalists such as Karl Rove, John Boehner, Eric Cantor and Mitch McConnell. "

Unfortunately, Mr. Viguerie omitted John Cornyn, one of the top GOPe co-conspiritors.

50 posted on 03/29/2014 5:25:06 PM PDT by matthew fuller (No, I don't miss GWB- I miss Dick Cheney and Don Rumsfeld.)
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