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Laura Ingraham, Tea Party Giant Killer, Eyes Her Next Scalp
Real Clear Politics ^ | July 28, 2014 | Toby Harnden

Posted on 07/28/2014 6:18:46 AM PDT by Rennes Templar

She has adopted a daughter from Guate­mala and was a speechwriter under President Reagan, who introduced an "amnesty" for three million illegal immigrants in the 1980s.

With her striking good looks and her status as the most listened-to woman on American radio talk programmes, she might have seemed the ideal person to deliver a softer Republican message, as the party hopes to appeal to Hispanic voters.

Laura Ingraham is having none of it, however. Instead, she is fast becoming the most powerful conser­vative voice denouncing any compromise on immigration and call­ing for the deportation of the Latin American children who are amassing on the southern border of the United  States.

At a raucous campaign event in Nashville last week, Ingraham accused President Barack Obama of "fomenting a crisis at our border that seeks to undermine the very fabric of American rule of law, our sovereignty, our national identity".

Her most withering contempt was aimed at her own party’s estab­lish­ment — the "good old boys" and "go along to get along Republican politicians doing backroom backslapping" with Democrats, being as eff­ective as "beige wallpaper".

Ingraham has already claimed the scalp of Representative Eric Cantor, the third most powerful Republican in the House of Representatives, by headlining a massive rally that helped to propel his obscure opponent to a shock victory in a party primary last month.

Her appearance in Nashville was on behalf of Joe Carr, a rough-edged candidate from Tennessee who has support from the grassroots Tea Party movement. He is standing on a "no amnesty" platform to oust Senator Lamar Alexander, a genteel deal-maker on Capitol Hill, in an August 7th primary.

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1 posted on 07/28/2014 6:18:46 AM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Rennes Templar
her striking good looks

Abso-effin-lutely. I can't imagine why she is not married... add the fact that just about every opinion she voices is the correct one... wow... she's mad hot, son.

2 posted on 07/28/2014 6:26:44 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Rennes Templar

IMO without the word “racist” I pretty sure there would little to no leftism and the welfare state would be rolled back. But it is an effective propaganda tool and so here we are cowering in fear and/or being herded by the Left. But enough griping from me, let me offer a solution for the mainstream conservatives. Single out the Identity Politics activists for scorn, they are an unlovable group by their very nature. So the main groups they claim to represent can be left alone but the scum can be singled out explicitly.


3 posted on 07/28/2014 6:28:34 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: junta

Revolt is coming.


4 posted on 07/28/2014 6:31:14 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Rennes Templar

She’s not married because she’s vicious and abusive.


5 posted on 07/28/2014 6:33:55 AM PDT by golux
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To: Rodamala

“Abso-effin-lutely. I can’t imagine why she is not married... “

She was engaged back when she was diagnosed with Cancer, obviously that didn’t happen.


6 posted on 07/28/2014 6:35:40 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: junta

“Single out the Identity Politics activists for scorn,”

I think Ingraham would do that very well. She could make mincemeat of Hillary.


7 posted on 07/28/2014 6:37:10 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (If Obama hated America and wanted to destroy her, what would he do differently?)
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To: Rennes Templar
Seems little Tobi has his panties in a wad or is it just me?
8 posted on 07/28/2014 6:37:45 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: golux

“She’s not married because she’s vicious and abusive.”

Wow, tell us what you think about Michelle Malkin?


9 posted on 07/28/2014 6:38:25 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Rodamala
Laura was engaged years ago but she and her fiance broke up after she learned she had breast cancer. She is now in good health.

She also was engaged at one time to Dinesh D'Souza.

She has three adopted children, a girl from Guatemala and two boys from Russia.

Leni

10 posted on 07/28/2014 6:39:35 AM PDT by MinuteGal (Combined US Senate & House has completely lost its voice, its compass, its patriotism & its soul!)
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To: junta

The true racists in the current amnesty debacle are those on the radical left. It’s true that among third-world nations, Mexican citizens are near the top with respect to wealth. If leftists truly cared about the deserving downtrodden, they would be lobbying to take the millions on the African continent and the millions more in squalor in Asia. But they don’t.

The US is protected from those thundering hordes by two oceans. Those most deserving don’t have the luxury of sharing a border with the US. So the poorest blacks, and the most oppressed Asians (much worse off than the average Mexican) are kept away by racist policies of the radical left who prefers hispanics to blacks and asians.


11 posted on 07/28/2014 6:41:23 AM PDT by Sgt_Schultze (A half-truth is a complete lie)
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>> the most powerful conservative voice denouncing any compromise on immigration

If I’m not mistaken, Ingraham has been consistent on this issue.


12 posted on 07/28/2014 6:41:25 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Rodamala

Maybe she just doesn’t want to be?


13 posted on 07/28/2014 6:41:56 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: MinuteGal

Anyone who breaks up with a person because of Illness is a real scumbag and unworthy of love.
I hope Laura runs....and kicks major ass as she does it.


14 posted on 07/28/2014 6:43:08 AM PDT by Yorlik803 ( Church/Caboose in 2016)
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To: golux

She’s not married because she’s vicious and abusive.

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Maybe she just really didn’t like you.

I’m sorry, but I just chuckle when we, the great unwashed, talk about celebrities as though we are close personal friends.


15 posted on 07/28/2014 6:49:42 AM PDT by dmz
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To: Rennes Templar

Conservatives always want to pull a Clive Bundy and talk about groups this or groups that in broad brush happy talk. That is not effective and soon the left is leading that conservative about by the nose (I’ve seen decades of this) The weak point is the Identity Politics activists, they are for the most part racial bigots who spew hate, mini-Hitlers in action.


16 posted on 07/28/2014 6:49:51 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: golux

The perfect one to go after Hillary.


17 posted on 07/28/2014 6:50:43 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (If Obama hated America and wanted to destroy her, what would he do differently?)
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To: junta

Even works out in gay politics, honestly most gays I know are nice people, but their so called political activists their group identity political activists are lousy human beings. That is the weak spot, so piling on the political venom on Little Fairy Timmy who steals his sister’s makeup is seen as meanness, but giving a verbal slap to the vermin who target Christians and the boy scouts is a winner.


18 posted on 07/28/2014 6:54:34 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Rodamala
Laura has been engaged twice. Once to Dinesh Sousa.
19 posted on 07/28/2014 7:00:17 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: Rodamala

Ignore my #19 post.


20 posted on 07/28/2014 7:06:05 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek
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To: junta

True for a David Duke, but I don’ think Ingraham fits the model. Ever listened to her radio show?


21 posted on 07/28/2014 7:23:15 AM PDT by Rennes Templar (If Obama hated America and wanted to destroy her, what would he do differently?)
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To: Rennes Templar

Yeah I have its standard conservatism that gets rolled by the propaganda word “racist” and hence basically as we have found out toothless jibber jabber in this age of the Obama cult.


22 posted on 07/28/2014 7:33:36 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Rennes Templar; Diogenes; cripplecreek; All

OK Laura I.,
Give Boehner’s Scalp a try:

________

Speaker “Blank Check” Boehner keeps “Free for All” Obama in power by not controlling spending or Impeaching Obama.

“Gridlock” Reid shuts down the DEMOCRAT BROTHERHOOD GOVERNMENT, (DBG), anytime that Boehner refuses to write Obama a Blank Check.

“Free for All” Obama is more than happy to play hooky from his day job and fly around on the taxpayer’s dime to raise Campaign money for “Gridlock” Reid’s Senate Candidates, and the DBG.

“Blank Check” Boehner is the key man to allow “Free for All” Obama to continue to fundamentally transform America, and Obama knows it.

Force Boehner to resign, and Obama will be at the mercy of New Speaker Jim Jordan or Trey Gowdy.

Keep Boehner as Speaker and there is very little reason to expect Mid-Term Voters to find an effective difference between Republicans and Democrats.


23 posted on 07/28/2014 7:41:29 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Rennes Templar

Isn’t “scalp” offensive to a certain minority?


24 posted on 07/28/2014 7:45:23 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Rennes Templar
Republican leaders support centrist incumbents such as Alexander because they believe it is the easiest way to regain control of the Senate in November’s mid-term elections.

...because they believe that it is the easiest way to ensure that nothing changes in Washington and the Government Party retains absolute control.

Relax, GPists. The past has shown that for every ̀10 Tea Party stalwart who get elected 7 will be Government Party Republicans within 24 hours of assuming their seats in Congress and 2 more will be "reliable" before the next election.

25 posted on 07/28/2014 7:50:23 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINEhttp://steshaw.org/economics-in-one-lesson/)
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To: junta
Any Republican presidential candidate who promised to build "The San Diego Fence" all the way to the Gulf of Mexico in one year would win in a Reagaenesque landslide. As long as he had thick enough skin to withstand being called a racist, he would win in a landslide. The same pledge will be a huge winner for candidates in the mid terms.


26 posted on 07/28/2014 7:51:33 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

The propaganda word “racist” needs to metaphorically speaking to be taken out back and given two to its head. Love your books.


27 posted on 07/28/2014 8:19:55 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: junta

Agreed. Politicians should study how Laura walks that line so effectively, by turning it back around and not hiding from the issue.


28 posted on 07/28/2014 8:23:41 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: junta

29 posted on 07/28/2014 8:24:47 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: dmz

I’ve dealt with Laura in a professional situation & she was one nasty piece of work. BTW I would vote for her in a heartbeat....she’s right on most of the issues that I care about.


30 posted on 07/28/2014 10:12:38 AM PDT by LongWayHome
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To: Coldwater Creek

It’s good she didn’t marry him, he’s a philandering creep...

Ed


31 posted on 07/28/2014 1:51:02 PM PDT by Sir_Ed
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To: Sir_Ed

Sara and Laura VS Hillary???????


32 posted on 07/28/2014 4:17:33 PM PDT by Hojczyk
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To: bigbob
Maybe she just doesn’t want to be?

Perhaps that is the case... Jesus wept.

33 posted on 07/28/2014 5:03:14 PM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Hojczyk

I’d love to vote for that ticket!!

Ed


34 posted on 07/28/2014 9:45:06 PM PDT by Sir_Ed
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