Skip to comments.Flashback: Welcome, Senate Conservatives (Jim DeMint before the sellout)
Posted on 08/01/2011 7:05:07 PM PDT by jimbo123
Congratulations to all the tea party-backed candidates who overcame a determined, partisan opposition to win their elections. The next campaign begins today. Because you must now overcome determined party insiders if this nation is going to be spared from fiscal disaster.
Many of the people who will be welcoming the new class of Senate conservatives to Washington never wanted you here in the first place. The establishment is much more likely to try to buy off your votes than to buy into your limited-government philosophy. Consider what former GOP senator-turned-lobbyist Trent Lott told the Washington Post earlier this year: "As soon as they get here, we need to co-opt them."
Don't let them. Co-option is coercion.
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Same party, different letter.
Watch their actions, not their words. Even if most of the time they do things right. The Republic is over. The Constitution is shredded and the over-lords are winning. The only thing left for them to do is to remove the arms from its citizens. /sarc
Anyone who believes that Congress isn't just one party which puts on a show for the rubes who pay the tab for their power trip hasn't been paying attention.
62.6% of those voting in the House supported this sham.
The Senate will circle the wagons to ensure they are not shamed by the junior house. I expect 70+ Aye votes.
A filibuster is a pipedream.
FYI - Lindsay Graham announced on Greta he is a No vote tomorrow.
And then witness the mass slaughter of the unarmed innocent.
Don't worry, that is already figured into the problem. They will be called "Tea par-tiers" so the killings will be justified.. /sarc