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Ideology Steers RNC Chairman Race
The Hill ^ | December 27, 2008 | Reid Wilson

Posted on 12/27/2008 9:57:48 AM PST by St. Louis Conservative

A battle for the soul of the Republican Party has spilled over into the contest for national committee chairman, as conservative members are prodding candidates to shift their way.

Now that the presidential campaign is over and the congressional leadership elections are settled, conservative activists are turning to the race for chairman as their next chance to shape the party.

Already, one candidate has come under fire for his association with a centrist organization, while a group of prominent RNC members is set to put others through an exhaustive test of their personal conservatism.

"It's important that the chairman be in line with the principles of the Republican Party as expressed in its platform, and that means the person is a conservative," said Indiana National Committeeman Jim Bopp, a prominent Republican lawyer. "It's important that the chairman wants to unite all strands of conservatism, because that's where we went wrong. We went wrong by not being faithful to our conservative principles."

Bopp, along with nearly half the voting members of the committee, has established the Conservative Steering Committee, which will meet with candidates Jan. 6 and hold a straw poll to determine whether each candidate is conservative enough to serve as chairman. The group is semi-exclusive, with some RNC members invited to join while others have had to ask to be let in.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: conservatism; kenblackwell; mikeduncan; rnc
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To: EternalVigilance

I am not a supporter. I am only interested in being fair.

There was alot of effort for the legislature to vote for allowing traditional marriage to be put on the ballot. The legislature voted twice on this issue under Romney’s pressure and the signatures gathered. This is fact and happened. If you choose to deny it, it only marks you further as a person with an agenda, not one interested in the truth.


51 posted on 12/28/2008 5:14:22 PM PST by nowandlater
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“Darling, if there is any reason why the IL GOP is in the state that it is currently in, I think we need look no further than you. Proof positive some people will truly elect any unaccomplished nincompoop or absolute fraud to a party position or office of trust. But you do have a nice day now. ;-)”

Sweetheart, I can’t stand my state’s politics, but of course, honey, you wouldn’t know how I feel about my state’s politics as you don’t know me at all other than on these threads when I choose to interact with you, which many other Freepers won’t even bother to do anymore because they know better than to waste their time. But indeed, I will have a nice day, and in fact have been for hours now. Only sour notes are when I am interacting with you, so I think I will stop now and go eat something yummy to get the bad taste I momentarily am having, out of my mouth. Sweet dreams, honey bunch. :-)


52 posted on 12/28/2008 5:24:06 PM PST by flaglady47 (Four years of captivity, no relief in sight)
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To: flaglady47
"Sweetheart, I can’t stand my state’s politics,"

Oh, why 'tis that ? Are you just gritting your teeth your Socialist Governor doesn't have an "R" after his name ? Maybe you can write your beloved idol and ask him to ride in on his stallion (or that stationwagon he tied his dog to like Clark Wilhelm Griswold) and save Illinois from those horrible Conservative Republicans !

"but of course, honey, you wouldn’t know how I feel about my state’s politics as you don’t know me at all other than on these threads when I choose to interact with you"

Oh, and what a treat and singular delight that is !

"which many other Freepers won’t even bother to do anymore because they know better than to waste their time."

Ah, yes. The "Magic Undies" Contingent. I don't think my heart can stand the strain of their collective shunnery...

"But indeed, I will have a nice day, and in fact have been for hours now."

Now that it's dark, of course, and you're free to roam the landscape of DuPage County looking for those unsuspecting victims... But then, it's back to the coffin come sunup. :-)

"Only sour notes are when I am interacting with you, so I think I will stop now and go eat something yummy to get the bad taste I momentarily am having, out of my mouth."

Ah, the bitter taste of Conservatism ! I'll leave you to your Slick Willard Socialist Strychnine Brownies... The only tasty treat for a discerning RINO vampire such as yourself. ;-)

"Sweet dreams, honey bunch. :-)"

Most kind.

53 posted on 12/28/2008 6:03:53 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Buzz off.


54 posted on 12/28/2008 6:20:28 PM PST by flaglady47 (Four years of captivity, no relief in sight)
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To: flaglady47

Goodness gracious, as eloquent as ever ! Oh, c’mon, honey, can’t we all be treated to an evening-long soliloquy of “I know you are, but what am I ?” followed by a dessert of “Yo mama !” ? Must you cut right to the cherry first without bothering with the whipped cream ? You Slick Willardbots are so uncultured and uncouth !


55 posted on 12/28/2008 6:27:47 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“Goodness gracious, as eloquent as ever ! Oh, c’mon, honey, can’t we all be treated to an evening-long soliloquy of “I know you are, but what am I ?” followed by a dessert of “Yo mama !” ? Must you cut right to the cherry first without bothering with the whipped cream ? You Slick Willardbots are so uncultured and uncouth !”

Buzz off.


56 posted on 12/28/2008 7:00:47 PM PST by flaglady47 (Four years of captivity, no relief in sight)
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To: flaglady47

You need new material, Flagloony.


57 posted on 12/28/2008 7:13:34 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“You need new material, Flagloony.”

Buzz off.


58 posted on 12/28/2008 8:19:27 PM PST by flaglady47 (Four years of captivity, no relief in sight)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; flaglady47

59 posted on 12/28/2008 8:28:08 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy

You’re gonna pay for that.


60 posted on 12/28/2008 8:30:33 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: flaglady47

Après vous...


61 posted on 12/28/2008 8:37:49 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj
;-)

Impy

62 posted on 12/28/2008 8:40:04 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“Après vous...”

There is no Apres with vous... Buzz off.


63 posted on 12/28/2008 8:40:36 PM PST by flaglady47 (Four years of captivity, no relief in sight)
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To: flaglady47

That means “after you” in French. I know you’re not terribly swift in the intelligence department given your shockingly limited vocabulary skills, so that’s why I was so kind as to provide you with its meaning. Now, this is where you say “thank you” to your betters. :-)


64 posted on 12/28/2008 8:49:08 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“That means “after you” in French.”

Mon petite chou, you are an idiot. Now buzz off. Au revoir, adios.


65 posted on 12/28/2008 9:38:22 PM PST by flaglady47 (Four years of captivity, no relief in sight)
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To: flaglady47
"Mon petite chou"

How sweet, you called me a little eclair. I guess that means you should bite me.

66 posted on 12/28/2008 9:41:20 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“Mon petite chou”
How sweet, you called me a little eclair. I guess that means you should bite me.

No, a little cabbage head. As to your next sentence, your coarseness is showing. Now, buzz off, mon ami.


67 posted on 12/28/2008 10:20:54 PM PST by flaglady47 (Four years of captivity, no relief in sight)
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To: flaglady47

Darling, darling, chou is French for pastry (eclair being one). You really should look these things up, y’know. Trying to be clever is not your forte, but I don’t think someone with the IQ of a turnip will be much more fortunate than stumble upon being witty than being willfully so, as is your case. But cabbage or eclair, you may still mange moi. :-)


68 posted on 12/28/2008 10:36:55 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

From assorted web sites, including WikiAnswers.com:

Sure, it sounds tres romantique when whispered in French, but as terms of endearment go, “mon petit chou” is kind of, well...silly. It’s certainly an improvement over pookie and schnookums, but “my little cabbage?!” Language of love or no, it’s still a pretty goofy phrase to utter.

” Mon Petit Chou”... A french term of endearment , literally translated as ‘My Little Cabbage’

What does mon petite chou mean in French?
In: English to French:

My little cabbage.

Tu es bete, monsieur. C’est dommage. But if you’d prefer to be an eclair, then feel free. Now buzz off.


69 posted on 12/28/2008 10:58:36 PM PST by flaglady47 (Four years of captivity, no relief in sight)
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To: flaglady47

My goodness, you actually went and looked something up ! That’s showing some progress. Now if only we can wean you off your unhinged Slick Willard fetish, you might finally start to grow up. :-)


70 posted on 12/28/2008 11:10:29 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

“My goodness, you actually went and looked something up ! That’s showing some progress. Now if only we can wean you off your unhinged Slick Willard fetish, you might finally start to grow up. :-)”

No, I knew it before I looked it up because I studied French, my little eclair. I only looked it up to copy and show to you, because you are an ignoramous. But you just can’t help yourself, can you. And compulsive to boot. A shrink would have a heyday with you. A can of worms. But, I’m bored with you. Good nite. (And buzz off)


71 posted on 12/28/2008 11:15:31 PM PST by flaglady47 (Four years of captivity, no relief in sight)
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To: flaglady47
"No, I knew it before I looked it up because I studied French, my little eclair."

Proof ? Evidence ? Sources ?

"I only looked it up to copy and show to you, because I am an ignoramous."

Of course.

"But you just can’t help yourself, can you."

Correcting you. But you are one of the most correctable trolls on FR. ;-)

"And compulsive to boot. A shrink would have a heyday with you. A can of worms."

Projection, thy name is Flagloony.

"But, I’m bored with you."

Yes, you certainly seem quite bored. Chasing your own tail will tend to do that.

"Good nite."

Oh, it's only 2am. You have 4 hours before you have to be back in your coffin. Whoops, forgot... you got to feed, don't you ? Munching on Slick's Magic Undies just won't satisfy the hunger, will it ?

"(And buzz off)"

Apres vous. :-)

72 posted on 12/29/2008 12:04:47 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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