Skip to comments.US Chamber of Commerce is not winning
Posted on 07/28/2014 12:51:51 PM PDT by cotton1706
The US Chamber of Commerce has for years viewed the GOP as its personal political party. Sure they supported the now-extinct Blue Dog Democrats but when most of them disappeared in the maelstrom of 2010 they were left with GOP candidates and communists. Unfortunately for the Chamber, the GOP caucus has been getting progressively more conservative each year. And not merely conservative but populist.
This has caused a tension between the Chambers members and conservatives. Many of the Chambers larger members and its leadership worship stability as though it were a deity, preferring even double digit deficits reaching as far as the calendar can take us to government shutdowns, and lust after government money like David after Uriahs wife. As conservatism has changed from the happy loser model of Bob Michel and Bob Dole to a more combative and doctrine driven one a growing number of GOP legislators are not opposed to, to continue the Biblical metaphor, pulling down the temple in order to gain concessions or to make a point.
In 2013, conservative Ken Cuccinelli ran against kleptocrat Terry McAuliffe for governor of Virginia. The Chamber, which had heavily supported the indicted Bob McDonnell, did not devote a penny to helping keep Virginia in GOP control.
By the time the 2014 season rolled around it was clear that Chamber president Tom Donohue had decided that conservatives were the enemy:
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When amnesty happens, you’ll know, the C of C is winning.
The US Chamber of Commerce has sold it’s Soul to the Devil
"governable" = Chamber of Commerce lapdog.
The chamber of cronies doesn’t want amnesty to win, they want amnesty to distract during election season and the border to simply remain open and uncontrolled.
In one way or another, Republican primary voters dispatched three sitting House members: Kingston, Phil Gingrey, and Paul Broun.
They have come out in favor of amnesty. What the Chamber wants is to greatly increase the guest worker programs. The Gang of 8 bill doubles the number of guest workers from 640,000 to 1.4 million a year.
The C of C supports amnesty and crony Capitolism. That goes against everything Conservatives stand for.
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