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Reince Priebus: Why the Silence on Mississippi?
Conservative HQ ^ | July 1, 2014 | Richard Viguerie

Posted on 07/01/2014 6:07:19 AM PDT by don-o

n the aftermath of the Mississippi Republican Senate runoff it is becoming increasingly clear that establishment Republican leaders hijacked the election from conservative Chris McDaniel.

Understandably, there are some liberty loving voters and commentators who have said this proves that conservatives should bolt the Republican Party and start a third party or perhaps join one of the existing minor parties. snip

So if bolting the Republican Party is not the appropriate response when our candidate is cheated out of a Republican nomination and our fellow conservatives suffer personal attacks and threats, how should conservatives respond to Mississippi?

1. Conservatives must demand that the leaders of the Republican Party stand with the grassroots of the Party to investigate allegations of vote fraud in the Mississippi Republican Senate Primary Runoff.

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2. If we conservatives have to act on our own, we should use every legal means to determine if the Mississippi Republican Senate runoff election was honest.

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3. We must stop feeding the enemies of the conservative government.

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4. Conservatives must be very aware that the race-baiting attacks on Chris McDaniel were condoned or in some cases led by the Republican establishment’s state and national leaders.

5. What happened in Mississippi is a direct result of the alliance between Big Business and Big Government Republicans, such as Thad Cochran.

6. Perhaps most importantly, we conservatives must recognize that what happened in Mississippi can only continue to occur if the establishment controls the levers of power in the Republican Party.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: cochran; mcdaniel; rino

1 posted on 07/01/2014 6:07:19 AM PDT by don-o
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To: don-o

Throw crap at Reince. Might spook him into responding.


2 posted on 07/01/2014 6:08:07 AM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: don-o

Because it was the result that Rino/Cino Rinse Prybar wanted.


3 posted on 07/01/2014 6:09:12 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: don-o

That Prince Reebus guy is still around?

Geez, no wonder the GOP still sucks.


4 posted on 07/01/2014 6:13:59 AM PDT by WayneS (Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos.)
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To: don-o

AMEN!!!!


5 posted on 07/01/2014 6:14:20 AM PDT by ken5050 ("One useless man is a shame, two are a law firm, three or more are a Congress".. John Adams)
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To: ken5050

“I am not a crook!”


6 posted on 07/01/2014 6:17:46 AM PDT by Liberty Wins ( The average lefty is synapse challenged)
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To: don-o

The people who are trying to advance the idea of bolting the Republican Party and starting a third party are Democrats. Their strategy is called “Divide and Conquer”.


7 posted on 07/01/2014 6:21:04 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: don-o

The most powerful, immediate response to this crap would be for Mississippi conservatives to refuse to vote for either candidate in the general election. If the GOPe sees that this behavior is going to cost them elections and power they may think twice.


8 posted on 07/01/2014 6:22:00 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: don-o

"Thad, just lay low for a couple of months, OK?"

"I can make squirrel sounds! Listen to this! 'Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch!'"


9 posted on 07/01/2014 6:25:08 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: circlecity

The most powerful, immediate response to this crap would be for Mississippi conservatives
to refuse to vote for either candidate in the general election.

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Could you explain that for me. Are you saying just leave the race blank? Thanks.


10 posted on 07/01/2014 6:28:00 AM PDT by deport
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To: don-o

Was it Reince Preibus who designed the crazy election laws in Mississippi? In most other states, you win a plurality of 49 percent and you are the nominee. Mississippi throws in a run-off and open primary and it is Preibus’ fault?


11 posted on 07/01/2014 6:32:32 AM PDT by JamesCooper
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
The people who are trying to advance the idea of bolting the Republican Party and starting a third party are Democrats.

To be clear, Viguerie is not calling for 3rd party. I think he IS advocating for a SECOND party.

12 posted on 07/01/2014 6:34:06 AM 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: Viennacon

I just got a call from the RNC wanting money. I said “No way, I’ll remember Mississippi.”


13 posted on 07/01/2014 6:35:05 AM PDT by Himyar
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To: COBOL2Java; All

Is this over? I thought McDaniels’ people were investigating fraudulent votes and were planning a legal challenge.


14 posted on 07/01/2014 6:35:22 AM PDT by bassmaner (Hey commies: I am a white male, and I am guilty of NOTHING! Sell your 'white guilt' elsewhere.)
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To: JamesCooper

Rules for primaries are decided state by state.

In Tennessee, for example, we have open voting and winner take all - no runoff. The worst of all possible.


15 posted on 07/01/2014 6:36:48 AM 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: deport
"Could you explain that for me. Are you saying just leave the race blank? Thanks."

Yes, don't vote for either candidate or write in Chris McDaniels as a write in vote.

16 posted on 07/01/2014 6:38:50 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
Your posting history shows that you are a pro-GOPE troll.

The GOP isn't conservative. It must be politically destroyed. It certainly can't be allowed to have a Senate majority, with the liberal republican leadership in charge.

/johnny

17 posted on 07/01/2014 6:39:38 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: circlecity

Thanks. Leaving it blank or writing in a name would
effectively say the same thing.


18 posted on 07/01/2014 6:41:14 AM PDT by deport
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To: JRandomFreeper
Your posting history shows that you are a pro-GOPE troll.

fwiw, I really hope we can stick to issues. An honest disagreement over strategy does not automatically indicate bad faith as far as conservative credibility.

imho

19 posted on 07/01/2014 6:43:28 AM 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: bassmaner

Check out breaking news articles on the sidebar. Big, ugly allegations since yesterday that may blow up the MS powers that be like Barbour and Cochran.


20 posted on 07/01/2014 6:43:44 AM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

The people who are trying to advance the idea of bolting the Republican Party and starting a third party are Democrats. Their strategy is called “Divide and Conquer”.

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From reading the headlines of this article, I would’ve surmised the same thing as you. If you read the entire article you will find that is not what it says.

The gist of the article is that conservatives must unite and take over the leadership of the Republican Party. That the Republican Party leadership is simply an organization to keep incumbents in power.

If conservatives are to take over the party the article says, that we must stop donating to the Republican Party and start donating only to conservative candidates.

After reading the entire article I feel impressed that it contains wise logic and is well worth reading every word.


21 posted on 07/01/2014 6:46:11 AM PDT by JAKraig (Surely my religion is at least as good as yours)
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To: don-o

Holy Crap: Corruption in the Mississippi Senate race looks much worse than we thought

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3174434/posts

This scandal has the potential to blow up the GOPe nationwide.

It’s still early enough to recover for November.

I need to hear from Senator Ted Cruz when this scandal topples McConnell.


22 posted on 07/01/2014 6:47:51 AM PDT by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

I am absolutely behind us conservatives starting a third party, and I am most definitely not a democrat!

We can’t divide and conquer the Republican party because its already been done.


23 posted on 07/01/2014 6:49:53 AM PDT by Lil Flower (American by birth. Southern by the Grace of God! ROLL TIDE!!)
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To: circlecity

The most powerful, immediate response to this crap would be for Mississippi conservatives to refuse to vote for either candidate in the general election. If the GOPe sees that this behavior is going to cost them elections and power they may think twice.

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Exactly. I’m not in MS but if I were a voter there, Ol Thad would NEVER again get my vote even if it gave the election to another Barak Obama.


24 posted on 07/01/2014 6:51:59 AM PDT by navymom1
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To: Hostage

We have one good thing on our side: the mainstream media would like nothing better than to have a scandal in the Republican leadership’s ranks, so they won’t let it go. Unfortunately, that will also take all the Obama scandals off the table.


25 posted on 07/01/2014 6:53:14 AM PDT by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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To: Viennacon

I cannot stand Rinse Repeatus / Prince Reibus anymore than Michael “get jiggy wit it” Steele. BTW did anyone listen to Michael Steele getting reamed by callers regarding Cochran stealing the election on XM Radio where he was filling in for Mike Church? Steele got called out for the RINO he is in the short amount of time I listened last Thursday and Friday for a few minutes. It twas great!


26 posted on 07/01/2014 6:59:26 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
The people who are trying to advance the idea of bolting the Republican Party and starting a third party are Democrats.

Or conservatives tired of being stabbed in the back and called racists by the GOP Establishment.

27 posted on 07/01/2014 7:00:15 AM PDT by Count of Monte Fisto (The foundation of modern society is the denial of reality.)
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To: chajin

I am not that pessimistic. I believe the public will look at us the Tea Party Republicans as ‘cleaning house’ and as long as we rise and shine we will have the image the public wants to see and can trust.

There is still enough time to recover for November.

The Obama scandals will go forward.


28 posted on 07/01/2014 7:01:42 AM PDT by Hostage (ARTICLE V)
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To: don-o
"fwiw, I really hope we can stick to issues."

Then I'd like for you to explain how continuing to support a party of moral cowards who have betrayed our bedrock Republican principles is not the issue.

29 posted on 07/01/2014 7:02:02 AM PDT by 60Gunner (Fight with your head high, or grovel with your head low.)
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To: don-o
DEMOCRAT PASTOR ACCUSES THAD COCHRAN CAMPAIGN OF VOTE-FOR-PAY SCHEME

A black Mississippi pastor has emerged to claim Sen. Thad Cochran's (R-MS) campaign paid “thousands” of Democrats $15 each to vote in the June 24 GOP runoff – and that he was part of the scheme.

30 posted on 07/01/2014 7:04:14 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: don-o

He didn’t get to the bottom line.

By spending a ton of money and cheating, the RINO might win the primary. But without conservative votes, the RINO will lose the general election to the Democrat.

Had they played fair, the seat would still be Republican, but they cheated. Granted, the GOP-e would prefer a Democrat over a conservative, they have made this clear. But conservatives can still win by slowly and methodically purging RINOs from the leadership.

A treacherous RINO is worth two Democrats in the amount of damage they can do to the conservative agenda. So it is actually better if a Democrat wins than an old, established and powerful RINO.

So finally, the GOP-e and conservatives agree on one thing.

This election, hopefully conservatives will abandon McConnell, Graham, Cochran, and Alexander; and we will be about halfway home to control over the Republican party.

Once that happens, it will finally be a fair political fight between conservatives and Democrats.


31 posted on 07/01/2014 7:04:56 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: TexasCajun

Its starting. Establishment directly going after Charles Johnson. Saying this is all a hoax to raise money for a mortgage. DESTROY THESE PEOPLE!!!!


32 posted on 07/01/2014 7:06:17 AM PDT by Viennacon (Rebuke the Repuke!)
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To: don-o

Sadly I was talking to my kin in Mississippi last night, they vote pretty conservative, and they were calling McDaniel a sore loser and that Cochran was the right winner so just move on. I just shook my head while I listened.


33 posted on 07/01/2014 7:07:55 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: circlecity

The elites don’t care which partly wins as long as conservatives don’t.


34 posted on 07/01/2014 7:17:20 AM PDT by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: bassmaner

“Is this over? I thought McDaniel’s people were investigating fraudulent votes and were planning a legal challenge.”

It’s not over, in addition to the illegal voters, and that number is rising there is an unusual anount of suspicious absentee votes to look into BUT as of last night there appears to be recorded proof of a democrat distributing envelopes containg $15 to democrats to vote for Cochran in the Mississippi Republican Primary Runoff apparently a member of Cochran’s campaign named BAIRD, who also happens to be on the staff of SENATOR ROGER WICKER and who was apparently on loan to the cochran campaign from senator wicker as were employees from the REPUBLICAN SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE and it may have been from the 175 thousand dollars that the NRSC donated to Cochran that was used to buy the illegal votes was making the deals with the actual money distributors who were promised $16,000. The NRSC money was apparently “earmarked” for recruiting democrats including the racist, kkk robo-calls and flyers and possibly the cash payments. The penalties for this include forfeiture of office and 5 year prison sentences for those involved.


35 posted on 07/01/2014 7:22:38 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

As was suggested to me, I took a look at your posting history. Seems that you are fine with the Cochran result. Let me challenge you to find an article and post a thread calling Mc Daniel a sore loser.

In fact, I dare you to. Make it a vanity, if you cannot find an article.

I said before that honest differences of opinion should be heard. However, being OK with criminal behavior is not.


36 posted on 07/01/2014 7:22:50 AM 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: Resolute Conservative

They may change their mind when they find out what has happened, I know some cochran supporters saw and changed before the runoff and I know of some that now regret their Cochran vote as this unfolds. I believe senator wicker is going to regret his Cochran support by the time this is over.


37 posted on 07/01/2014 7:26:18 AM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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To: JAKraig

For some time now, I have been donating only to candidates and not to the party and nopt to PAC’s.


38 posted on 07/01/2014 7:44:04 AM PDT by p. henry
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To: don-o

It would be nice to have a second party of opposition for a change. We haven’t had one since 1988. How do you expect anything out of a national party when there is no difference between the two parties except the price tag?


39 posted on 07/01/2014 8:27:00 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: Resolute Conservative

Ask them if they have no problems with Democrats choosing the Republican nominee (and being paid to do just that).


40 posted on 07/01/2014 8:51:47 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: don-o

I agree, something smells at the top of the GooP pile.

Bad cheese? Priebus is from Wisconsin.


41 posted on 07/01/2014 9:35:43 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: don-o

The one question left unasked here is why was money that was donated to the National GOP to help defeat Democrats in November used instead to help defeat Republicans in June?


42 posted on 07/01/2014 9:40:03 AM PDT by Hoodat (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

we been fighting these battles for years.

There is nothing written in concrete that guarantees a party can survive self inflicted wounds .. better the nation revolt (revote) and purge both parties.. and work for the betterment of this nation and not its enslavement to lying swine posing as miracle workers until they get elected. MS is just the latest example.

Now, they openly rebel against each other to retain power.

Meanwhile, cells across this nation await the word..


43 posted on 07/01/2014 9:40:38 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: don-o

Vigeurie is correct...and conservatives need to stop Willy Billy pulling the lever for GOP Liberals. Make GOPLibs pay for ThadGate


44 posted on 07/01/2014 11:04:40 AM PDT by DisorderOnBorder (Hollywood...Washington DC for pretty people)
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