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Brat Focuses on Unifying 'Mainstream American Principles We All Believe In'
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | June 19, 2014 | Michael Patrick Leahy

Posted on 06/19/2014 6:20:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

In the first major press conference since his stunning primary victory over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) on June 10, Virginia's 7th Congressional District Republican nominee Dave Brat focused on the unifying "mainstream American principles we all believe in."

Speaking outside his Glenn Allen headquarters in suburban Richmond Thursday morning, Brat noted that his supporters, volunteers, and campaign staffers "are coming from all corners of the Republican party and beyond. We've got long-time Republicans of all stripes. We have Tea Partiers, independents, and libertarians on board."

"This is precisely what this campaign is all about from the beginning. We're unifying all of these groups under one common set of principles," Brat said. He was referring to the principles he first announced months before his primary victory when every political expert and mainstream media pundit considered him the longest of long-shot challengers.

"These principles, are in brief," Brat said, "first, a commitment to the free market system. Second, equal rights and equal justice for every single person in this nation under law. Third, fiscal responsibility for all levels of government. Fourth, adherence to Constitution of the United States of America to protect our liberties. Fifth, we believe peace is best preserved through a strong national defense. Sixth, and finally, we believe that faith in God as recognized by our founders is absolutely essential to the moral fiber of this greatest nation on the earth."

"These six principles," Brat said, "are actually the six principles of the Republican Creed."

Three of the six principles--constitutionally limited government, fiscal responsibility, and free markets--have been publicly identified as the core values of the Tea Party movement since its inception in 2009....

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: brat; cantor; elections; gop; virginia

1 posted on 06/19/2014 6:20:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I LOVE how he walks away without taking “gotcha” questions from a hostile media.


2 posted on 06/19/2014 6:53:44 PM PDT by BobL
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The same principals that neither the Republicans nor the RATs stand for anymore.


3 posted on 06/19/2014 6:55:48 PM PDT by uncitizen
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; MeshugeMikey; Jane Long; RitaOK; BuckeyeTexan; Texas Fossil; SoFloFreeper; ...

” - - - “These principles, are in brief,” Brat said, “first, a commitment to the free market system. Second, equal rights and equal justice for every single person in this nation under law. Third, fiscal responsibility for all levels of government. Fourth, adherence to Constitution of the United States of America to protect our liberties. Fifth, we believe peace is best preserved through a strong national defense. Sixth, and finally, we believe that faith in God as recognized by our founders is absolutely essential to the moral fiber of this greatest nation on the earth.” - - - “

AMEN!


4 posted on 06/19/2014 8:09:33 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; onyx; JustAmy; trisham; DJ MacWoW; RedMDer; musicman; Lady Jag; STARWISE; ...
"These principles, are in brief," Brat said, "first, a commitment to the free market system. Second, equal rights and equal justice for every single person in this nation under law. Third, fiscal responsibility for all levels of government. Fourth, adherence to Constitution of the United States of America to protect our liberties. Fifth, we believe peace is best preserved through a strong national defense. Sixth, and finally, we believe that faith in God as recognized by our founders is absolutely essential to the moral fiber of this greatest nation on the earth."

Brat bump!!

5 posted on 06/19/2014 8:21:53 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Breath of Fresh Air from one of our own!

Thanks, I might have missed this tonight!

Sleepy!


6 posted on 06/19/2014 8:26:21 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: Jim Robinson

7 posted on 06/19/2014 8:30:45 PM PDT by mylife
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To: uncitizen

Bingo...


8 posted on 06/19/2014 8:36:02 PM PDT by DoughtyOne
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Sorry To disrupt but I Hope ts makes yall smile

http://megashare.info/watch-life-of-pi-online-TmpFeE5RPT0


9 posted on 06/19/2014 8:43:02 PM PDT by mylife
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Brat Focuses on Unifying 'Mainstream American Principles We All Believe In'

If he can accomplish that he will be VERY BIG with the American public.

10 posted on 06/19/2014 8:44:44 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: Jim Robinson

Ahhh....a breath of fresh air from Virginia!


11 posted on 06/19/2014 9:05:57 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!l)
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Gnight Gang


12 posted on 06/19/2014 9:06:20 PM PDT by mylife
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To: mylife

Wish I had time to watch that tonight! I’ll bet it’s a good one! :)


13 posted on 06/19/2014 9:10:22 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!l)
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To: Jim Robinson

Buuuump!


14 posted on 06/19/2014 9:11:07 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: LUV W

You’ll love it

Beautiful film.


15 posted on 06/19/2014 9:20:18 PM PDT by mylife
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To: mylife

Need to bookmark it. :)


16 posted on 06/19/2014 9:20:52 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!l)
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To: LUV W

I find it life altering.


17 posted on 06/19/2014 9:27:48 PM PDT by mylife
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To: mylife

That’s pretty powerful stuff there!

Nite, MY! :)


18 posted on 06/19/2014 9:29:24 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!l)
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To: LUV W

Gnight dear you.


19 posted on 06/19/2014 9:40:10 PM PDT by mylife
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To: LUV W

Rest Well

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=rRKb68xTwtw


20 posted on 06/19/2014 10:38:58 PM PDT by mylife
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To: mylife

That is a great movie. Wish I had two hours to watch it again.


21 posted on 06/20/2014 3:20:41 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: mylife

Later


22 posted on 06/20/2014 3:22:45 AM PDT by I_be_tc
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is it just me or are six out of six principles tea party principles?


23 posted on 06/20/2014 3:52:40 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Jim Robinson

That reads like the Tea Party Manifesto. Powerfully stated and unapologetic.


24 posted on 06/20/2014 5:23:48 AM PDT by IronJack
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To: Jim Robinson

You go Brat!

Breath of fresh air.


25 posted on 06/20/2014 5:59:21 AM PDT by Syncro (Benghazi-LIES/CoverupIRS-LIES/CoverupDOJ-NO Justice--Etc Marxist Treason IMPEACH!)
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To: TheOldLady

I think it is brilliant.


26 posted on 06/20/2014 6:32:44 AM PDT by mylife
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“His new campaign manager, Amanda Chase, Brat pointed out, served as Eric Cantor’s political director during the 2010 campaign.”

That doesn’t sound good....


27 posted on 06/20/2014 6:45:58 AM PDT by newfreep
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

” - - - “These principles, are in brief,” Brat said, “first, a commitment to the free market system. Second, equal rights and equal justice for every single person in this nation under law. Third, fiscal responsibility for all levels of government. Fourth, adherence to Constitution of the United States of America to protect our liberties. Fifth, we believe peace is best preserved through a strong national defense. Sixth, and finally, we believe that faith in God as recognized by our founders is absolutely essential to the moral fiber of this greatest nation on the earth.” - - - “

Good for him.

He, the republican party, needs to have members that are officers of some type sign an oath agreeing this. Those that cannot or will not sign, can join the democrats.

Many, many years ago, when I was an elected republican in a very large county I was surprised and embarrassed by extreme liberalism in the republican party. I tried to get them removed from the party by just reminding them of the republican planks, but they wouldn’t go. And other members said that the republicans needed to enlarge their tent. To me, this was a way of saying that the republicans needed to become democrats. I did all I could and basically got kicked out - oh well; never went back to join that anti-God, baby killing, homoloving republican group. This was way before we have what we call the GOPe today.

As I recall, there was a Christian college a few decades ago that was having problems with some professors that had become liberal. A new president came in and required all officers to sign an oath, about 1/3 couldn’t/wouldn’t sign it, so they left the college. This is what needs to happen. Get rid of the liberals that are invading conservative entities.

Good for Brat!! Go Brat!


28 posted on 06/20/2014 8:09:34 AM PDT by ForYourChildren (Christian Education [ RomanRoadsMedia.com - a classical Christian approach to homeschool])
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