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Tea Party v. GOP establishment

Temlakos~POTL~PWCM~JLA~☆ 2012/12/27 21:12:00
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The Tea Party and the Republican establishment are at open war.

John Boehner, Speaker of the House, started it. He removed four Tea Party men from their committees.

His fellow Ohioan, Steven LaTourette, made it worse last week. "Chuckleheads," he says. (Is he any relation to Gilles de la Tourette, who described a syndrome of trash talk as a nervous tic?)

Meanwhile, John Boehner gives away the store. The only reason Obama doesn't take the store is that he planned all along to burn it down.

And now the Tea Party is fighting back.

There's a movement afoot to remove John Boehner as Speaker.

And any Republican who votes to raise taxes on anybody, will get "primaried."

So the war is on.

Who will win?

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  • Temlakos~POTL~PWCM~JLA~☆ 2012/12/27 21:13:54
    Tea Party wins
    Temlakos~POTL~PWCM~JLA~☆
    +16
    Neither of the other players in this came can afford to tell the truth about what they want.

    The GOP establishment wants cushy patronage slots for their favorite cronies.

    The *Democrats* are playing the Cloward-Piven game. They want the Dictatorship of the Proletariat. Which they intend to run.

    The Tea Party wants freedom. And when it's all out in the open, they'll get it.

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  • Neo Goh-Vash 2013/01/10 20:19:09
    I have another thought.
    Neo Goh-Vash
    The problem with Randian Nazism, malignent narcissism driven Right-Wing Idiology Authoriatrians, is its unconciously self-defeating. People with inflated egos have no regard to facts or real solutions to problems at hand. What they love is the fee ling that they are right. The universe itself becomes expendable to these emotionality-handicapped idiots.

    Don't try to change their mind, it would be like getting angry at a broken record, instead of just either shutting the player, or changing the record.
    .
    An example of these emotionally-handicapped "Smart Idiots", is Lex Luthor from the DC universe. Lex is considered by most to be one of smartest people in all of comics, yet he can't see the self-handicapping that is his fault by design. He blames a threat, a paranoid delusion that Superman's only intent is subvert all the rest of society to his will, to give him, in his twisted mindset, just cause to prey on others and maim those who don't agree with them.
  • susan 2013/01/10 19:14:14 (edited)
    I have another thought.
    susan
    +1
    In reading the comments on this thread, I find it very interesting that those who oppose the Tea party, whether they are Democrats, Republicans, or "progressives," seem to have very little knowledge of the principles of the Tea Party. In most cases, they seem to believe that the Tea Party is made up of religious right extremists.


    In fact, the Tea Party was formed upon the principles of limited government, rule of law, and fiscal responsibility. Much of its base was people from across the spectrum of moderates, including Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians, and Constitutionalists. Most were older voters rather than the young, including large numbers of veterans and the sons and daughters of those who fought for freedom and liberty against Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin in WWII. Those people saw more opportunity in working within the Republican party rather than establishing a separate party. The Libertarian candidate, Ron Paul, a Tea Party sympathizer, chose to pursue his candidacy through the Republican party on the strength of Tea Party.


    Had the various political parties who shared these basic views come together rather than fighting among themselves over fringe issues, they might have been more successful.


    Unfortunately, the Obama machine strategy, aided and abetted by t...




    In reading the comments on this thread, I find it very interesting that those who oppose the Tea party, whether they are Democrats, Republicans, or "progressives," seem to have very little knowledge of the principles of the Tea Party. In most cases, they seem to believe that the Tea Party is made up of religious right extremists.


    In fact, the Tea Party was formed upon the principles of limited government, rule of law, and fiscal responsibility. Much of its base was people from across the spectrum of moderates, including Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians, and Constitutionalists. Most were older voters rather than the young, including large numbers of veterans and the sons and daughters of those who fought for freedom and liberty against Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin in WWII. Those people saw more opportunity in working within the Republican party rather than establishing a separate party. The Libertarian candidate, Ron Paul, a Tea Party sympathizer, chose to pursue his candidacy through the Republican party on the strength of Tea Party.


    Had the various political parties who shared these basic views come together rather than fighting among themselves over fringe issues, they might have been more successful.


    Unfortunately, the Obama machine strategy, aided and abetted by the left wing media, hammered the Tea Party with ridicule, deliberately choosing to identify it with religious right fervor, one of many factions long a part of the Republican party, and focus the press attention on abortion views, an anathema to the left.


    Instead of standing firm with the Tea Party basic principles, the religious right and mainstream churches chose to respond with even more religious fervor, encouraging and enlivening the "debate" on abortion rights, thus aiding the media, the Democrat machine, to step up the attacks on this issue, deflecting attention away from basic principles of government and constitutional rule.

    It's not about winning or losing, people, but about what kind of government we want our children to live under. It's about freedom, liberty, opportunity for all versus total government control and restricted lives under the control of bureaucratic thugs.
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  • lipton7.62 susan 2013/01/11 19:33:17
    lipton7.62
    +1
    Yes, The mainstream media says stick to your guns , bibles, and religion tea-bagger. but , with blistered chins and sore knees they orated tea-bagger and projected their own intolerance against all others " poisoning felicity at their own fountain" so to speak ,
    we asked for fiscal responsibility and they attack so viciously, They provide little or no solutions to problems and their answers have limited scope, It was George Bush's fault. If you didn't vote for Obama that makes you a racist ,,,They change the subject too, Shhh! Dancing with the Stars is on.
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  • Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F 2013/01/04 22:43:08
    Tea Party wins
    Aqua Surf BTO-t-BCRA-F
    +1
    I am no longer a Republican, I am a TEA Party Patriot. Republicans are way too liberal and wimpy.
  • lipton7.62 Aqua Su... 2013/01/11 19:50:56
    lipton7.62
    +1
    Established career politicians all share the Progressive view that a political sciences major should achieve the highest future salary.
  • RevJim 2012/12/31 19:36:42 (edited)
    I have another thought.
    RevJim
    +3
    Actually, the "Tea Party" members of Congress seem to be the only ones who actually represent their constituents, while the "establishment" Big Governmentalists seem to only want to represent their party and get re elected. Sadly, the "Tea Party" and Libertarians will not win in the near future, because the establishment is so well funded and backed by so many special interests that non-conformists will be buried in politics as usual. America loses.
    Only when the American Public realizes how much politics as usual hurts our quality of life will true representatives of the People win.
  • JCD aka... RevJim 2013/01/02 20:09:01
    JCD aka "biz"
    Actually, most GOP Senators and more than one third of the House Republicans voted against the far-right faction of the party. They realize that the Republicans will gradually disappear if they support the TP extremists.
  • RevJim JCD aka... 2013/01/02 21:02:16
    RevJim
    I would love to see both parties disappear a little quicker than gradually, IMHO
  • susan JCD aka... 2013/01/10 19:21:55
    susan
    +1
    Please see my comment above. The Tea Party was not extremist. That is a media fiction that led to some candidates trying to appease that vocal minority.
  • JCD aka... susan 2013/01/10 21:17:50
    JCD aka "biz"
    +1
    Thank you. I have just read your comment above.
  • AG 2012/12/31 17:37:35
    Tea Party wins
    AG
    +2
    I am for the Tea Party all the way!!
  • Arel 2012/12/31 15:08:23
    Tea Party wins
    Arel
    +1
    GOP has lost it's way.
  • Hamilton 2012/12/29 20:20:55
    Tea Party wins
    Hamilton
    +3
    Otherwise I will no longer be a Republican.
  • Rusty B... Hamilton 2012/12/30 02:22:24
    Rusty Bubbles
    +2
    To paraphrase RR.....I didn't leave the republican party, the republican party left me
  • Marc m 2012/12/29 00:10:03
    Tea Party wins
    Marc m
    I am sick of the GOP
  • Phantom 2012/12/28 23:53:12
    I have another thought.
    Phantom
    +1
    The tea party is just an ugly memory, that nearly caused the downfall of the United States. Fortunately the sane prevailed.
  • lipton7.62 Phantom 2013/01/11 20:17:14
    lipton7.62
    Then it should make you cozy and warm when we say Dont tread on me
  • Phantom lipton7.62 2013/01/11 22:05:25
    Phantom
    Face it, you were stomped into the ground. Didn't the election tell you anything. Just wait until 2014, and you won't have any doubt.
  • cheshirewayne 2012/12/28 23:44:49
    Tea Party wins
    cheshirewayne
    +1
    They hold the GOP's feet to the fire.
  • Phantom cheshir... 2012/12/28 23:55:57
    Phantom
    They were responsible for the downfall of the Republican Party.
  • Jim 2012/12/28 23:37:12
    Democrats win
    Jim
    +1
    "A house divided against itself cannot survive." Something to that affect. The quote might not be exact, but you should get the point.
  • lipton7.62 Jim 2013/01/11 20:23:26
    lipton7.62
    Not if the Republican House stands firm and the Senate blue dogs vote responsibly. Blue Dog Democrat tea party members
  • Rusty Bubbles 2012/12/28 23:23:43
    Tea Party wins
    Rusty Bubbles
    +1
    It will be a long drawn out battle with the democrats picking up some table scraps along the way, but in the end, the Tea party will prevail
  • Phantom Rusty B... 2012/12/28 23:59:10
    Phantom
    The tea party is finished !!! They were like a ball and chain to the Republican party. It's no wonder they lost the election.
  • Rusty B... Phantom 2012/12/29 06:42:20
    Rusty Bubbles
    Yea, you run with that

    ;o)~
  • jeepster4 Rusty B... 2012/12/29 20:42:56
    jeepster4
    Did you ever hear of "throwing the baby out with the bath water"? Apparently, most of the Tea Party Republicans have not. In fact, most modern Republicans missed this part of their education.
  • Rusty B... jeepster4 2012/12/30 02:23:09
    Rusty Bubbles
    You have a point or just spewing again?
  • jeepster4 Rusty B... 2012/12/30 04:05:55
    jeepster4
    The point is, the Tea Party is through and it will take several elections for all the newly minted Independents to become Republicans again.
  • Rusty B... jeepster4 2012/12/30 04:13:32
    Rusty Bubbles
    +1
    Where did you drum up that silly thought?
    The Tea party is alive and well as is evident by the no-confidence vote on Boehner and in fact; it is the republican party that is gravely ill
  • jeepster4 Rusty B... 2012/12/30 04:17:43
    jeepster4
    They are both dying. I don't suppose you believe that demographics mean any thing,
  • Rusty B... jeepster4 2012/12/30 04:19:42
    Rusty Bubbles
    Like I said before~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    Yea, you run with that

    ;o)~
  • lipton7.62 Phantom 2013/01/11 20:32:54 (edited)
    lipton7.62
    Guns Bibles and Religion forged the United States into what it is, Removing any one of these will cause Civil War Guns Bibles Religion Tea party
  • Phantom lipton7.62 2013/01/11 22:10:28
    Phantom
    Your bible won't do you a hell of a lot of good, unless it's to take the place of toylet paper.
  • P. Sturm 2012/12/28 22:03:32
    I have another thought.
    P. Sturm
    The extremists isolate themselves and the country wins.
  • Manwé 2012/12/28 21:32:39
    Democrats win
    Manwé
    The President will make some concessions today (12/28), but Boneher won't be able to get it through unless he gets the nonTP Republicans to side with the Democrats and he won't risk that until he's back in as Speaker on 1/3. Senator Reid (after 1/3) will have put in easier filibuster rules so he will be able to get it through the Senate. The Republicans who vote for it will have cover since they won't be increasing taxes and actually will be reducing taxes (at least for income below $250,000).
  • nonnonsenseguy 2012/12/28 21:19:32
    Tea Party wins
    nonnonsenseguy
    +2
    Its clear that the gop establishment way isn't working or winning elections. Often I find it hard to tell the difference between them and the dems. That has to change.
  • Stop Hillary 2016 2012/12/28 20:11:54
    Tea Party wins
    Stop Hillary 2016
  • Marty9957 2012/12/28 19:27:19
    Tea Party wins
    Marty9957
    +3
    Tea Party will triumph in the end. After all, aren't they the American majority?
  • Phantom Marty9957 2012/12/28 23:33:27
    Phantom
    The tea party is irrelevant. The were one reason the Republican party failed. They are a rag tag collection of kooks that are now without a political party. No one will miss them
  • Marty9957 Phantom 2013/01/05 18:50:51
    Marty9957
    +1
    Dream On.
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