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Democrats declare the tea party ‘over’
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Posted on 11/05/2012 10:19:20 AM PST by Sub-Driver

Democrats declare the tea party ‘over’ By Chris Moody, Yahoo! News | The Ticket – 1 hr 27 mins ago

MADISON, Wisc. -- The tea party, at least its widespread influence on Republican congressional candidates, "is over," declared the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, the party group charged with electing Democrats to the House.

"House Republican incumbents — and their candidates — are running as far away from the Tea Party as they can," a pre-election DCCC memo provided to Yahoo News reads. "Regardless of whether [Republicans] win or lose, the Tea Party of 2010 is over. They've been forced on defense in the message fight all cycle long, and now those who win will have done so by giving up on the Tea Party."

The memo argues that Republican lawmakers who arose from the tea party are now promoting bipartisanship and willingness to compromise in their re-election bids instead of embracing the hardline messages that propelled their campaigns two years ago.

It is possible, of course, that this Democratic declaration is premature. Tea party-backed candidates dominated Republican primary contests across the country in 2012, launching what could be a new class of future Republican leaders. In Texas, Ted Cruz defeated the establishment candidate backed by Gov. Rick Perry, and in Indiana, Richard Mourdock forced longtime Republican Sen. Richard Lugar into early retirement. Looking to 2013, tea party groups who are begrudgingly backing Romney have vowed to press him, should he become president, toward conservative positions.

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Oh, ok............
1 posted on 11/05/2012 10:19:20 AM PST by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

Alan Colmes is getting a boner over this notion.


2 posted on 11/05/2012 10:22:40 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: Sub-Driver

This makes how many times the RATS/Media have declared the demise of the TEA Party?


3 posted on 11/05/2012 10:22:45 AM PST by Arm_Bears (Be cheerful, be confident, and VOTE!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

By my estimate, this is the ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY MILLIONth TIME the Left has said the Tea Party is Over. They want it so bad. They have to keep saying it, thinking that will make it so. They believe in unicorns and fairies that way.


4 posted on 11/05/2012 10:29:55 AM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: Sub-Driver

The Democrat party is over.


5 posted on 11/05/2012 10:32:34 AM PST by ILS21R (We stand at the precipice, looking into the abyss.)
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To: WashingtonSource

In other words, no limit to spending, taxation and cronyism.


6 posted on 11/05/2012 10:32:38 AM PST by whitedog57
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To: Sub-Driver
Someone forgot to tell the TEA Party.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

7 posted on 11/05/2012 10:37:10 AM PST by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: Sub-Driver

The TEA party was FOUNDED on opposition to Obama and his policies.

This is our FIRST chance to vote against him!

And Romney is by no measure a TEA party candidate, he’s a good candidate running to win, and that gets my support.


8 posted on 11/05/2012 10:37:15 AM PST by Atlas Sneezed (Hold My Beer and Watch This!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Keep on dreaming the dream there Leftards... The TEA Party doesn’t win every battle, but we ARE here to win the War.


9 posted on 11/05/2012 10:37:24 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Sub-Driver; All

funny- this article came out of Madison, Wisconsin...remind me; what happened during the recall election in that state last June and what were the results???


10 posted on 11/05/2012 10:44:32 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s not as over as Occupy Whatever.


11 posted on 11/05/2012 10:45:52 AM PST by Maceman
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To: Viennacon

How is that possible when Colmes doesn’t have any?.... oh, well you know.


12 posted on 11/05/2012 10:46:39 AM PST by Pining_4_TX ( The state is the great fiction by which everybody seeks to live at the expense of everybody else. ~)
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To: Sub-Driver
These fools thought 2010 was the last party...

Hey skippy, THAT was just the Hors d'oeuvres!

2012 is the beginning of an eight course banquet!

They have no idea what's coming their way!

On a side note, FReerepublic has become nearly totally useless and irksome with the current problems. This needs fixing yesterday!

13 posted on 11/05/2012 10:48:05 AM PST by JDoutrider
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To: Sub-Driver

The TEA party is as dead as al qaeda!


14 posted on 11/05/2012 10:51:04 AM PST by null and void (Day 1385 of the Obama hostage crisis - Barack Hussein Obama an enemy BOTH foreign AND domestic)
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To: Sub-Driver
Democrats declare the tea party ‘over’

It ain't over till it's over, so I guess we'll see tomorrow.

PRAY FOR AMERICA!

Clingin' to my guns and religion!

15 posted on 11/05/2012 10:51:46 AM PST by The Sons of Liberty (Win One For The Gipper!!!!!! Nov 6, 2012)
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To: Sub-Driver

How many times *is*( this, that the DemoGenerates and their lying, suck ass “media” have declkared the TEA party “dead”?

Must be well into the double digits by now.


16 posted on 11/05/2012 10:52:47 AM PST by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi)
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To: God luvs America

16,000 to 18,000 dims attended this morning’s Bronco/Boss barnburner here in Madison. A far cry from the 75,000 that turned out when Kerry the Traitor did the same. Woot! There’s no love out there!


17 posted on 11/05/2012 10:53:41 AM PST by februus
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To: Sub-Driver

Just more wet dreams as the maggot infected left wing mediots go whistling past their future graveyard.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2955201/posts

The Tea Party’s Moment
620wtmj ^ | Nov 5, 2012 | Charlie Sykes

Posted on Monday, November 05, 2012 9:59:31 AM by LucianOfSamasota

The president who famously embraced the “Occupy” movement, closed his re-election campaign this weekend by sneering at the Tea Party.

After failing to mention the Tea Party by name on the stump in 2012, President Barack Obama mentioned the movement during at least five stump speeches on Thursday and Friday.

Noted Politico: At three events Thursday and two on Friday, Obama said that Romney is “pledging to rubber-stamp the tea party agenda in Congress.”

“That’s not change,” he added at a high school gymnasium here. “That’s what we need to change.”

Perhaps this explains the president’s comment to admirers that “voting “is the best revenge.” He might have been referring to the Tea Party, since they have obviously been much on his mind.

And understandably so.


18 posted on 11/05/2012 10:55:51 AM PST by Grampa Dave (We are the 53%, who pay taxes and keep this country going inspite of the 47% rat moochers!)
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To: WashingtonSource

“By my estimate, this is the ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY MILLIONth TIME the Left has said the Tea Party is Over.”

I know, it’s beginning to have the same status as Obama’s “I’m focusing like a lazor on jobs” repeated over and over.......


19 posted on 11/05/2012 11:01:44 AM PST by Forty-Niner (The barely bare berry bear formerly known as Ursus Arctos Horribilis.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Apparently, these are the same clowns who told us Rush Limbaugh was washed up and finished 20 plus years ago.


20 posted on 11/05/2012 11:02:48 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer
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To: februus

i remember that bruce sh!tstain rally...i thought the number was closer to 80K....

just found this:

“With a crowd numbering thousands between the Capitol and Monona Terrace, Obama sought with his 24-minute speech to lock down a second term with his second trip to the state in the three days.”

“In the run-up to the 2004 election, an estimated 80,000 people showed up to see Democratic nominee John Kerry and Springsteen in downtown Madison as Kerry campaigned toward winning the state but losing the election.”

http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/177252611.html


21 posted on 11/05/2012 11:04:11 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Sub-Driver

22 posted on 11/05/2012 11:06:08 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sub-Driver

23 posted on 11/05/2012 11:06:13 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sub-Driver

Democrats declare the tea party ‘over’

They’re right at least for tomorrow night.
It’s Dom Perignon.


24 posted on 11/05/2012 11:09:16 AM PST by sanjuanbob
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To: Sub-Driver

Yep, coming from the broke DCCC, reported by Yahoo in Madison, Wisconsin. Sure, I will buy it. Said NO ONE EVER>

Just how many seats does Debbie Blabbermouth think she is going to pick up?


25 posted on 11/05/2012 11:14:00 AM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: Sub-Driver
Nothing's over until WE decide it's over
26 posted on 11/05/2012 11:14:57 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (political correctness is communist thought control, disguised as good manners)
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To: LonePalm

The TEA Party is dead. Long live the TEA Party!!!!!!!!!


27 posted on 11/05/2012 11:19:29 AM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: Sub-Driver

Yes. The Tea Party is over, man-made global warming is real, Islam is a ‘religion of peace’, and Obama is going to win in a landslide.

Democrats would be hilarious, if they weren’t so dangerous to the nation’s continued survival.


28 posted on 11/05/2012 11:20:48 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: JDoutrider

They have no idea what’s coming their way!
You could say that again!!!!!!So I did.


29 posted on 11/05/2012 11:23:10 AM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: Sub-Driver

We are dead again? Far from it here in my area. But if we get Mittens in, the Rinos are going to get a run for their money. Eyes are wide open and hopefully the GOP won’t look a gift horse in the mouth...again.


30 posted on 11/05/2012 11:26:25 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: Sub-Driver

Reminds me of old graffiti.
“GOD is dead.” Fred
“Fred is DEAD!” GOD


31 posted on 11/05/2012 11:29:37 AM PST by GOYAKLA (Recall/ Impeachment Day, November 6, 2012. FUBO, same for RINOs)
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To: Sub-Driver

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8lT1o0sDwI
“Over?”
“Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?”


32 posted on 11/05/2012 11:30:54 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Sub-Driver

They’ve misread the tea leaves, so to speak. It may be true that people running for Congress aren’t touting their association with the Tea Party anymore, but that is because they don’t have to. After 2010, the Republican Party, at least as far as the House is concerned, IS the Tea Party. We’re no longer an outside group trying to get in, so referring to the Tea Party as an outside affiliation is becoming increasingly irrelevant.


33 posted on 11/05/2012 11:41:20 AM PST by Boogieman
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To: Boogieman

Tomorrow the not so dead Tea Party is going jump all over Barack Obama’s ass and go Cock-a-Doodle Do! Cannot wait for Hurricane Tea Party!!!


34 posted on 11/05/2012 11:47:57 AM PST by micmac
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To: Sub-Driver

As I said here http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2952929/posts.

If Romney wins and gets a second term as well, the dems would have held the presidency for only FOUR years out of the first 24 years of this century.

Which party is dead? Harry Reid, are you there? Bueller?


35 posted on 11/05/2012 11:57:16 AM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Grampa Dave

Think they are still hurtin from 2010, Grampa?


36 posted on 11/05/2012 11:57:20 AM PST by CPT Clay (Follow me on Twitter @Clay N TX)
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To: Sub-Driver
Makers vs. Takers

Producers vs. Dependents

Tax Payers vs. Non-Tax Payers

The Tea Party is full of Makers, Producers, and Tax payers.

They pay the bills and they are Taxed Enough Already.

When the “president” can't fill a high school auditorium, Glenn Beck fills Texas Stadium with Tea Partiers. I was there, and the 60,000 plus in attendance did not look “dead” to me.

37 posted on 11/05/2012 12:00:30 PM PST by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse.)
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To: subterfuge

How do you get 24 years? 8 bush. 4 0. 8 Romney. = 20 ( if you count Clinton you get one more for dems)


38 posted on 11/05/2012 12:28:17 PM PST by st.eqed
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To: Sub-Driver
If you are a Teaparty member, this allows you to kill libs and not get in trouble cause you don’t exsist.
39 posted on 11/05/2012 1:18:33 PM PST by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: CPT Clay

“Think they are still hurtin from 2010, Grampa?”

I hope so, and lets make them hurt even more this Tuesday and feel really bad until the next election.


40 posted on 11/05/2012 1:34:13 PM PST by Grampa Dave (We are the 53%, who pay taxes and keep this country going inspite of the 47% rat moochers!)
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To: Arm_Bears

It is sounding like Tokyo Rose and thr Big Mo.


41 posted on 11/05/2012 1:39:45 PM PST by FreeAtlanta (christian.bahits.com)
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To: st.eqed

Ha. Thanks. 20, not 24. Still remarkable. Good catch too, btw.


42 posted on 11/05/2012 1:43:23 PM PST by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Seems like an awfully damfool thing to say the day before the election. "There's not an Indian within twenty miles of here or my name isn't Custer!"

Pull up yer britches, Skippy. Here we come.

43 posted on 11/05/2012 1:51:14 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Sub-Driver

House Republican incumbents — and their candidates
are running as far away from the Tea Party as they can!
Anything else is just lies told by the dogs of oppression!!
We are winning with 115% of the vote!!

44 posted on 11/05/2012 2:07:18 PM PST by uglybiker (nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-nuh-BATMAN!)
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To: subterfuge

We could look forward to 8 more years for (Future) President Ryan which could make the total 4 (or 5) democrat years out of 32.


45 posted on 11/05/2012 2:54:29 PM PST by st.eqed
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To: subterfuge

We could look forward to 8 more years for (Future) President Ryan which could make the total 4 (or 5) democrat years out of 32 - I mean 28.


46 posted on 11/05/2012 2:55:49 PM PST by st.eqed
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To: Sub-Driver

Interesting. Pretty sure they knocked on my door this weekend. I guess the nice Tea Party couple I talked to didn’t get the memo.


47 posted on 11/05/2012 5:59:36 PM PST by TruJess
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