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UPDATED: 13 SC TEA PARTY LEADERS BLAST BACHMANN TACTICS – PATCH
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Posted on 12/17/2011 6:49:10 PM PST by TBBT

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SC Tea Party Leaders’ Statement on Bachmann Campaign Tactics - Spartanburg Tea Party
1 posted on 12/17/2011 6:49:14 PM PST by TBBT
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To: TBBT

Nasty little ankle biter.


2 posted on 12/17/2011 6:51:12 PM PST by TBBT
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To: TBBT

I tell you one thing, the mittbots are on slavishly thick tonight, so we’re definitely witnessing one of many flashpoints of Romney spending in terms of opinion-shaping on the interwebs AND on the ground.


3 posted on 12/17/2011 6:52:46 PM PST by txhurl (Perry/Pence 2012 OR Perry/Ryan 2012 or even better Perry/Abbott 2012!)
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To: TBBT

She is NOT attacking the Tea party. She is a key Tea party person. Gingrich is a “progressive.” He has no relation to Tea Party people.


4 posted on 12/17/2011 6:53:12 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: TBBT

Something is going on. Our little local group was approached a few weeks back. Gingrich wasn’t mentioned but he made it clear that the party needed to get rid of extremists like Bachmann.


5 posted on 12/17/2011 6:54:04 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: TBBT

If Newt is the leader of any Tea Party group, that group has either been co-opted by the GOP or is not a real Tea Party group. to be a real Tea Party member, you have to be anti-Establishment. Otherwise, you are merely a stooge of the GOP.


6 posted on 12/17/2011 6:54:35 PM PST by JimWayne
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To: TBBT

“Nasty little ankle biter”

Yes she certainly has turned out to be one. I have overlooked some of it in the past but this time she may have jumped the shark. I think she went to far this time.


7 posted on 12/17/2011 6:54:35 PM PST by Parley Baer
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To: txhurl
I tell you one thing, the mittbots are on slavishly thick tonight, so we’re definitely witnessing one of many flashpoints of Romney spending in terms of opinion-shaping on the interwebs AND on the ground.

Got to prevent coalescing around a single Not Romney candidate. If his war chest can keep the conservatives split he wins.
8 posted on 12/17/2011 6:55:58 PM PST by TBBT
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13 SC Tea Party Leaders Blast Bachmann Tactics – Patch Nearly a month after a SC spokesman for Rep. Michele Bachmann accused Newt Gingrich of trying to buy off the state’s Tea Party leaders by bringing them on as staffers, more than a dozen of the movement’s leaders are fighting back.

This would suggest that she was correct !

9 posted on 12/17/2011 6:56:17 PM PST by Uri’el-2012 (Psalm 119:174 I long for Your salvation, YHvH, Your law is my delight.)
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To: UriÂ’el-2012

How so?


10 posted on 12/17/2011 6:58:46 PM PST by berdie
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To: TBBT
"13 leaders of the SC Tea Party movement "

So how do you get the job of being a tea party leader? Are you elected, turn in a job application or maybe setup a web site?

11 posted on 12/17/2011 7:01:47 PM PST by Liberal Bob (looneyleft.com)
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To: TBBT

The only man she doesn’t blast is Romney. Why? She’s angling for the VP slot.


12 posted on 12/17/2011 7:03:01 PM PST by Ge0ffrey
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To: TBBT

One things for sure. Can’t tell how all this stuff is playing out. We are essentially flying blind. Latest polls are getting stale and don’t reflect the impact last week’s events.


13 posted on 12/17/2011 7:03:47 PM PST by TBBT
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To: TBBT

Yes, that would appear to be the goal, keep Conservatives divided so that he can slither in, like McCain did.


14 posted on 12/17/2011 7:04:12 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. Burke)
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To: TBBT

I did hear Michele make the statement about Newt buying off the Tea Party.

I must admit, I was really confused. Why in the world would she cast doubt on the integrity of the very people who support her just to try and Newt look bad?

Bad move, imho.


15 posted on 12/17/2011 7:07:15 PM PST by berdie
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To: fortheDeclaration

McCain? Well Newt loves him some McCain..


16 posted on 12/17/2011 7:08:15 PM PST by skaterboy (Hate=Love....Love=Hate)
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To: fortheDeclaration
Yes, that would appear to be the goal, keep Conservatives divided so that he can slither in, like McCain did.

I've said for a while: If not Newt, it will be Mitt.

The others haven't seemed to measure up, so that statement still holds.

It will be interesting to see if the conservatives come to the same realization, or hold out for perfection and give us another McCain like they did the last time.
17 posted on 12/17/2011 7:08:43 PM PST by TBBT
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To: berdie

Why would Haley bolt out of the barn and endorse Mittens when the time for endorsing is months and months away?


18 posted on 12/17/2011 7:09:40 PM PST by txhurl (Perry/Pence 2012 OR Perry/Ryan 2012 or even better Perry/Abbott 2012!)
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To: Ge0ffrey

If she thinks that, either she is delusional, or Mitt is dumber than he looks. Romney’s best claim is that, despite the lack of enthusiasm for him on the part of conservatives, he could win over many independents. Bachmann would drive them away—and at the rate she is going, will have antagonized all the people who initially supported any of the other conservative candidates.


19 posted on 12/17/2011 7:12:04 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: txhurl
Why would Haley bolt out of the barn and endorse Mittens when the time for endorsing is months and months away?

Got to help the establishment slay the Newt, before it becomes too big.
20 posted on 12/17/2011 7:12:04 PM PST by TBBT
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To: cripplecreek

It could have been Newt...or since she has gone after every other candidate with full force..it could have been any of the others...except Romney. Come to think of it..it could even be Romney. He might feel she has outlived her usefulness to him.


21 posted on 12/17/2011 7:15:40 PM PST by berdie
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To: TBBT

Gosh even the Tea Party wants a RINO......so sad. Poor other candidates are getting beat up by a girl......PATHETIC. Complaining about it is REALLY pathetic.


22 posted on 12/17/2011 7:16:39 PM PST by napscoordinator (Anybody but Romney, Newt, Perry, Huntsman, Paul. Perry and Obama are 100 percent the same!!!!!)
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To: Liberal Bob
So how do you get the job of being a tea party leader?

You appoint yourself and support the Establishment RINOs.

23 posted on 12/17/2011 7:17:43 PM PST by JimWayne
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To: TBBT
Newt Gingrich at a September 3, 2008 event with Michele Bachmann entitled Governing and Political Change, explains his position on Fannie and Freddie. He also details that he did consulting work for them, and that those who profited from the institutions should have to pay.
Michele Bachmann is standing next to him, and she knows here recent accusations against Gingrich about Fannie/Freddie are false.

24 posted on 12/17/2011 7:19:14 PM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: Ge0ffrey

She has blasted Romney quite a few times but that gets overlooked. Oh well. This primary is not going to be decided on this site. It is going to be decided by the conservatives in the trenches and I believe that Bachmann will do pretty well thoughout the entire run.


25 posted on 12/17/2011 7:19:16 PM PST by napscoordinator (Anybody but Romney, Newt, Perry, Huntsman, Paul. Perry and Obama are 100 percent the same!!!!!)
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To: TBBT
Nasty little ankle biter.

She's relentless.

26 posted on 12/17/2011 7:19:29 PM PST by Dr. Scarpetta
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To: Ge0ffrey

Bavhman has been Mittens attack dog for awhile.
She smeared Perry,Cain, now Newt.
She has done great damage to anyone in Mittens way and
To the GOP chances in 2012.
I Recall how she was a vocal anti Obamacare activist yet she has yet to attack the father of Obamacare named Mittens !
We will never give her another dime for seat again .
She is nasty Stalking horse for Mittens.


27 posted on 12/17/2011 7:20:24 PM PST by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: TBBT

I don’t know about anybody else but I am voting for either Bachmann or Sanotrum and many people I talk to are doing the same so I would not count her specifically out yet.


28 posted on 12/17/2011 7:20:55 PM PST by napscoordinator (Anybody but Romney, Newt, Perry, Huntsman, Paul. Perry and Obama are 100 percent the same!!!!!)
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To: TBBT

No wonder Sarah is silent. Look at what the people she supported are doing.

Newt and Perry are allies - Newt wrote the forward to Perry’s Fed Up - and will work together.

Mittens has no hope of carving up the Sarah/Newt/Perry bloc, but he sure the hell is trying. I’ve had blatant Mitt supporters challenge me in the last two hours; I’ve thought about reporting them but I’m not that upset, YET.


29 posted on 12/17/2011 7:21:17 PM PST by txhurl (Perry/Pence 2012 OR Perry/Ryan 2012 or even better Perry/Abbott 2012!)
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To: JimWayne

“to be a real Tea Party member, you have to be anti-Establishment.”

I have not read that in the Tea Party bylaws. Oh, wait a minute... there aren’t any bylaws.

So your just making that up.


30 posted on 12/17/2011 7:21:41 PM PST by babygene (Figures don't lie, but liars can figure...)
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To: txhurl

I found her endorsement to be very curious.

Not being from her state, I wonder if she is governing as promised.

Truthfully, I think we will see a lot of Romney endorsements that will surprise and disappoint.


31 posted on 12/17/2011 7:22:21 PM PST by berdie
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To: berdie
since she has gone after every other candidate with full force..it could have been any of the others...except Romney.

Funny how once a lie has been adopted, it becomes reality. You're no different than the morons who claim Sarah Palin said that she can see Russia from her porch.
32 posted on 12/17/2011 7:23:18 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: TBBT
Michele Bachmann Nasty little ankle biter since June 7, 2011.

That's the day she came out of the closet for The Obama-Romney® Team

33 posted on 12/17/2011 7:23:18 PM PST by meadsjn (Sarah 2012, or sooner)
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To: napscoordinator

Oh bs.
She has made some mild comments to
Fool posters lie you but she has never
Smeared Mittens where he us weak like
Obamacare and his pro abortion stances.
Wasn’t she all upset over both topics?
No one here is fooled by her Romney
Attack dog job duties!


34 posted on 12/17/2011 7:25:20 PM PST by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: napscoordinator

Same here. I really couldn’t care less what the cool kids are doing. I gave that crap up in middle school.


35 posted on 12/17/2011 7:25:41 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: cripplecreek

How long have some of us said the GOP elites are trying to hijack the Tea Party?


36 posted on 12/17/2011 7:25:54 PM PST by rintense (You do not advance conservatism by becoming more liberal.)
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To: berdie

There is a school of thought that Mitt’s $pends are not going
to net him anything, and by tossing him an endorsement that will be invalid once he drops out shows 11th Commandment adherence.

But she should have been FORCED to support mitts at THE VERY LAST DATE rather than offer it up yesterday. So ?????


37 posted on 12/17/2011 7:27:46 PM PST by txhurl (Perry/Pence 2012 OR Perry/Ryan 2012 or even better Perry/Abbott 2012!)
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To: ncalburt

Oh well. I don’t care. I am voting for her. She is so incredible that it is a mistake not to nominate her. She would destroy Obama. Oh well your loss.


38 posted on 12/17/2011 7:28:23 PM PST by napscoordinator (Anybody but Romney, Newt, Perry, Huntsman, Paul. Perry and Obama are 100 percent the same!!!!!)
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To: napscoordinator

Same here, nap. And the same with the conservatives I know too. They don’t trust Newt, a big hell no to Romney, and Perry? They just laugh.


39 posted on 12/17/2011 7:30:32 PM PST by rintense (You do not advance conservatism by becoming more liberal.)
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So how do you get the job of being a tea party leader?

I'm not sure, but I nominate Jim Robinson for leader of the Tea Party! :-) Can we just anoint him as such? Lets have a poll or take a freeper vote!

40 posted on 12/17/2011 7:31:24 PM PST by Bobalu (even Jesus knew the poor would always be with us)
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To: cripplecreek

Well, that certainly wasn’t a reply I expected, lol.

I am actually not a maroon..I know that Tina Fey made that comment...not Sarah.

That being said, Michele has gone on immediate attack to any one who gained any traction. Oh, she’s tapped Myth a couple of times, but not hard..not like she has the others.

I assume you disagree?


41 posted on 12/17/2011 7:31:40 PM PST by berdie
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To: upchuck

ping


42 posted on 12/17/2011 7:33:09 PM PST by MontaniSemperLiberi (Moutaineers are Always Free)
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To: txhurl

I had one cornered this morning but it may have been a Paulite.
They won’t tell you why who they are supporting but they post
Trash on Newt or perry.


43 posted on 12/17/2011 7:34:34 PM PST by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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If you accept, as most do, that it’s a four person race now, she’s doing what she has to do and running against the four.

This is how primaries work. Candidates run against each other, if you think she’s taken it too far, then don’t vote for her, but don’t blame her for playing the game.


44 posted on 12/17/2011 7:35:43 PM PST by bigbob
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To: TBBT

Mean old bitch. That’s why she fights all the battles but never wins. None too saavy.


45 posted on 12/17/2011 7:37:08 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: rintense

I first mentioned a week or so back that someone had showed up at our little tea party breakfast He claimed to be an Allegan county GOP chair and member of the tea party patriots.

The tea party patriots in Allegan said he didn’t belong to them and that he isn’t the GOP chair for their county.

He started out OK talking taxes and regulation but then complained that the party had redistricted a good conservative out of our district. (Super RINO Joe ‘abort em all’ Schwarz) He said we should consider more structure for our meetings and was trying to get contact numbers from us.

I’ve spoken of this in the forum a few times over that last few days but I’m fixin to go to bed. If anybody wants to dig around in my posting history to find it, it will be there.


46 posted on 12/17/2011 7:38:05 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: rintense

Interesting, Newt bought his face book following, now key teaparty people... Money guy.

Looked at the voting record spreadsheet, Bachman is the best for conservatives.


47 posted on 12/17/2011 7:38:13 PM PST by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: ncalburt

I think the Paulweeds, Bachmannites and Romnisphere have joined forces.

They support nobody but attack everybody relentlessly.

‘And by their fruits shall ye know them’.


48 posted on 12/17/2011 7:39:00 PM PST by txhurl (Perry/Pence 2012 OR Perry/Ryan 2012 or even better Perry/Abbott 2012!)
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To: txhurl

I totally agree with you that the timing is strange.

I’m not going to swear to anything these days, but I think you and I are on the same page about this topic?


49 posted on 12/17/2011 7:40:40 PM PST by berdie
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To: cripplecreek

I warned about this over a week ago. If either Newt or Romney hijack the Tea Party, the Tea Party is OVER.


50 posted on 12/17/2011 7:41:56 PM PST by rintense (You do not advance conservatism by becoming more liberal.)
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