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Scorched Earth: Eric Cantorís Staff, Supporters Drain Cash From Virginia GOP, Dave Brat
PJ Media ^ | 6-27-14 | David Steinberg

Posted on 06/27/2014 9:00:24 AM PDT by bigbob

After the skin-crawling exploitation of black voters in Mississippi, the GOP’s current leadership wing gives a second demonstration, this time in Virginia, of just how committed they are to “a big tent,” or to the GOP’s vitality in general. The Senate majority matters, the House majority matters. But this party’s leadership is infested with the same disregard for Washington’s intended purpose as any Clintonian.

Third parties fail. But what cost does remaining aligned with this generation of GOP leadership take from the cause of liberty and transparency?

Recall, last week Eric Cantor said: “Of course I’ll vote for David Brat … I want a Republican to hold this seat.”

This week? He sends Ray Allen — read anything I’ve published at PJM the last few months for background on this Tammany Hall-style thug — to proxy a budget vote for the seat Cantor really really earnestly hopes the GOP holds.

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


TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: brat; cantor; gope
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This is deeply-inside-politics of VA and you'll have to go to the link and read, especially page 2, to understand in full how Cantor and his allies are undermining Dave Brat.

But here's one example: "Conservatives wanted to spend $288K to build a sophisticated grassroots operation for each of the ten counties in the 7th District to help with general election voter turnout in November. It would have far exceeded any sort of GOP victory efforts in the past, with each county having the necessary resources, talent, and technical support to increase our voter margins in November. This proposal was flatly denied."

They're giving the money to the RNC and NRCC instead.

1 posted on 06/27/2014 9:00:24 AM PDT by bigbob
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The GOPe liberals are taking their ball and going home to the Democrat party.


2 posted on 06/27/2014 9:05:02 AM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: bigbob

The GOPe’s suicide mission continues.


3 posted on 06/27/2014 9:11:18 AM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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If the exploitation of blacks to win a primary in Mississippi is “skin-crawling” what adjective is best used to describe the energetic recruitment of Leftists to defeat Cantor in a primary in Richmond?


4 posted on 06/27/2014 9:12:00 AM PDT by babble-on
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To: bigbob

If the exploitation of blacks to win a primary in Mississippi is “skin-crawling” what adjective is best used to describe the energetic recruitment of Leftists to defeat Cantor in a primary in Richmond?


5 posted on 06/27/2014 9:12:00 AM PDT by babble-on
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To: bigbob

The national GOP has openly declared war on their Tea Party base. They are not with us. They are against us.


6 posted on 06/27/2014 9:12:58 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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Wow...


7 posted on 06/27/2014 9:14:57 AM PDT by Shelayne
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To: KansasGirl

Your last four words truly say it all, ma’am!


8 posted on 06/27/2014 9:15:45 AM PDT by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: bigbob

There is no entrenched congress-critter, regardless of party affiliation, that wants to give up their small (or large) influence on a TRILLION dollar budget. If money = votes, why change wallets with each pair of pants?

That is the crux and specific leverage point “we the people” must take away from our reps.


9 posted on 06/27/2014 9:20:01 AM PDT by Cletus.D.Yokel (Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Alteration: The acronym explains the science.)
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To: bigbob

And this is exactly what I would expect from this low life POS narcissist


10 posted on 06/27/2014 9:22:54 AM PDT by Nifster
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I have been a registered Republican voter in every election for 50 years now. What a disappointment my party has been for far too many years. When asked why he had left the Democrat Party, Ronald Regan replied that he had not left the Democrat Party, rather the Democrat Party had left him. For me, it is adios to the Republican Party.

People like Boehner, Cantor, McConnell, Cochran and others make me want to vomit.


11 posted on 06/27/2014 9:24:19 AM PDT by CdMGuy
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People like Boehner, Cantor, McConnell, Cochran and others make me want to vomit.

And these are the people some believe will rescue America after November?


12 posted on 06/27/2014 9:44:41 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (I'm a Christian, pro-life, pro-gun, Reaganite. The GOP hates me. Why should I vote for them?)
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To: babble-on

“what adjective is best used to describe the energetic recruitment of Leftists to defeat Cantor in a primary in Richmond?”

I would say (waste of time) since Cantor’s district doesn’t include Richmond.


13 posted on 06/27/2014 9:49:00 AM PDT by mistfree (It's a very uncreative man who can't think of more than one way to spell a word.)
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We should have done something when McCain threw the election. Anyone paying attention should have seen the fix was in.

During the 2012 debates, Romney and Obama couldn’t look more staged as they “circled” each other while clutching their microphones. The side drama made “World Wrestling Entertainment” look real.


14 posted on 06/27/2014 9:56:53 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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The GOP is just a part of the Democrat party. This is more proof. The GOP would rather lose than see a conservative win an election.


15 posted on 06/27/2014 9:59:05 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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people need to really understand what this is all about.

Brat won, in significant part, because some Dems who hated Cantor gave his campaign information and tools used by Dems to microtarget and win elections.

Serious keys to the kingdom sort of stuff.

Brats folks want to take that knowledge and expand it’s use in what could be a model of winning elections by using proven Dem-developed capabilities.

Cantors folks completely undercut that. This isn’t just selling out Brat, it’s selling out the entire Party and candidates across the board.


16 posted on 06/27/2014 10:06:15 AM PDT by tanknetter
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This is why we need term limits. Elected officials believe they own these seats and when they lose they get despondent and forget why they got elected in the first place.


17 posted on 06/27/2014 10:12:47 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: bigbob
I remain convinced that a third party could win the presidency, and use that as the springboard to end the Republican party. Perot could have done it had he not turned out to be a loony toon. He had the money, name recognition, and the people were ready for an alternative to Bush and another Democrat phony. But he imploded (that may have been his intent all along) and paved the way for Clinton.

Still, it was instructive. He was in the lead pretty quickly, before he dropped out. Now, take someone with good name recognition (Rush, Palin, Ted Cruz, Dr. Carson) and a few tens of million in startup costs, and you will start a brush fire. You can't build the infrastructure to get victories in the House and Senate in the first election cycle, but you can identify those you are allied with, the conservative wing of the GOP, and ask your supporters to vote for them in the general.

If the conservative then wins the White House, he can either force the GOP to surrender to him and let him run the GOP, and he comes in and cleans house (not likely, given the corruption of the GOP) or start a new organization with a different name and invites conservatives to join. In conservative districts and states, you'd get most GOPers to join. It would be a coalition government for a time, with the GOPe forced to go along with the conservatives or join with the Dems. Eventually, though, the GOPe would go the way of the Whigs.

That's my view of the way to proceed. If we try to work within the GOP this presidential cycle, we are going to be very disappointed, and that may open the way for another lib to be elected when people stay home. I'd rather take my chances on a conservative alternative. The GOPe hates us. They don't hate Obama. They hate us.

18 posted on 06/27/2014 10:15:31 AM PDT by Defiant (Obama is not the anti-Christ. He is Satan's John the Baptist, preparing the way.)
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First the dimoKKKRAT party left me. Now the Republican party has left me. Now I am just an independent Conservative Tea Party type.


19 posted on 06/27/2014 10:24:55 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: GeronL

The GOP would rather lose than see a conservative win an election.


Is there anyone who can honestly deny that? Rove undercut and backstabbed primary winners who beat his annointed ones.


20 posted on 06/27/2014 10:49:39 AM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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