Skip to comments.Will Conservatives Be The Dog That Caught The Car?
Posted on 10/10/2015 9:43:56 PM PDT by JSDude1
John Boehner is out (eventually). Kevin McCarthy is out. Conservatives in the House of Representatives are on a roll. But where is the roll going?
I applaud the ouster of these insiders. The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the career ambitions of politicians. But what comes next, what follows bold action, is just as important, if not more. On that front, it seems conservatives were wholly unprepared.
Nothing against Daniel Webster or Jason Chaffetz, but are they really people who leap to mind when you think leader? Or even articulate and quick-witted conservative? Have you ever even heard of either of them before this week?
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Im as happy as the next conservative Boehner is retiring and McCarthy wont be speaker. But I am equally disturbed that those who made this happen seem to have no idea what to do next. They need to come up with a plan quickly or theyre going to end up with someone worse. The dog in the middle of the street with a bumper in its mouth thinking what do I do now? usually ends up being run over."
Newt would know.
RINOs have had 40 years to gum up the works so a little patience is in order.
The leaders are often the ones who step forward.
Ohhhhh,,, gosh. I guess we should be content to let the party elders always be in charge. They should never have to follow us/
This is the modern version of “divine right”.
So how to you know, at this juncture, that they don't have a plan? The less they telegraph their punches the better. The GOPe is an insidious “boil” on the Republican’s ass, and the are still a majority. Give them more than a day or two to show us what they are going to do.
I’m kind of hoping that the dog learns to drive that car.
“Nothing against Daniel Webster or Jason Chaffetz, but are they really people who leap to mind when you think leader? Or even articulate and quick-witted conservative?”
Seems they outwitted your heros sparky. In politics you have no right to anything more than you can win. The establishment has lost. The winners deserve to drive until the establishment can wrest the wheel away.
Maybe they’ll be the dog that caught the car and dug a hole and buried it. Why not? These are transitional times.
Outsiders are leading the pack for President. Why not for Speaker?
Liberty is messy. Deal with it.
This thought has been crossing my mind a lot the last week.
It just amazes me, the people who have spent the last six years surrendering, are now wizened generals trying to mentor conservatives. Who was it that said, No Battle Plan Survives Contact With the Enemy.” And yet to listen to these guys, they have been master tacticians. Some of what happens next will be shot from the hip, but it is far better than whining, and crying, and giving up before the fight begins.
Sun Tzu from The Art of War
Really smart guy..
There is a newer version Sun Tzu and the Art of Business
It is enough to have someone who isn’t openly collaborating with the White House.
John Wayne would be nice, but its enough that he isn’t selling us out every day of the week.
I don't really know Daniel Webster, but he has actually been a Speaker of the House, in FL.
Seems to me the establishment has been down this road. Newt was dethroned to be replaced by Livingstone. Livingstone bowed out and resigned his seat when the news of his affairs hit the press. Then Dennis Hastert, an unknown, appeared from nowhere to become Speaker.
How did Hastert work out? Extremely well for the Chamber of Commerce and big doners. Congress perfected the art of the earmark under Hastert and went on a spending orgy which GW Bush refused to reign in with his veto pen. Recently we’ve learned Hastert was a pedophile, involved in crooked land deals as a member of Congress, and a victim of blackmail after leaving office. So much for putting an unknown member of the establishment in charge.
When Hastert stepped down, the establishment gave us the known and proven Boehner. How did that work out? More proof the establishment needs to step aside.
Marsha Blackburn for SPEAKER!