Skip to comments.NRSC, shame on you! Support Christine O’Donnell!
Posted on 09/15/2010 7:01:11 AM PDT by Big Bureaucracy
The National Republican Senatorial Committee refused to fund the Tea Party darling in Delaware Christine ODonnell, who kicked out of office the establishment Republican Castle in the state primary yesterday.
This was the ugliest decision the Republican elite could have made.
When folks donate to the NRSC they expect them to fight for every senatorial candidate. They should not discriminate between the glamorous former CEO lady and the woman who struggled through home foreclosure.
People expect the NRSC to support all senatorial candidates that folks moved forward in legitimate Republican primaries. It is not the Republicans elite who decides who is worthy to be Senator and who is not it is the voters in the primaries.
It doesnt matter if it is ODonnell, Alvin Green, Charley Wrangle or Barack Obama: it is voters who have a say, not some politburo.
The Republicans fight united for the tax-cuts for the rich, but the Republican elite would not support their senatorial candidate because she experienced how it feels to get bankrupt paying for college education. She knows how it feels to default on mortgage. But the NRSC is only supporting fancy-shmancy Castle-like candidates?
The people in Delaware have spoken. All year long we hear the Republicans lecture us on state rights and power to the local communities. It is time for the Republican elite to walk the walk shoulder to shoulder with Christine ODonnell because we the people said so.
The National Republican Senatorial Committee refuses to support not just ODonnel but all the thousands of folks that voted for her hoping she will represent them in Congress. The NRSC is betraying the republican primary voters in Delaware. Shame on you!
I hope that while I am writing this post the NRSC is reversing their decision.
NRCS revealed its true colors....excuse me for saying this as its so ‘lefty’ and unclassy...FUNRCS.
SC CS...I don’t care.
I try and give the GOP the benefit of the doubt but this really stinks!! I would rather a rat have the seat than a Spector,Scuzzy or Graham etc. These people just give the rats and odumbo “bipartisan” coverage
Now is the time for the Conservative movement to drain the GOP swamp. We can start by getting off our butts, and opening our wallets, to make sure O'Donnell wins in Nov.
John Cornyn is an unmitigated disaster as NRSC head. He is also a huge disappointment as a Senator. He needs to go in his next election, which unfortunately, is not until 2014.
Contact the NRSC and tell them that they will not get another red cent until they get right with us. We are free to support anybody that we choose and cut them out of the loop, which is probably the better route, anyway.
They can all continue to kiss my arse.
GOP = Whigs.
Frepers, SHAME ON YOU!!!!!! Support Christine O’Donnell.
Christine has at least a thousand freepers supporting her, right? I’ve read all the posts, you are motivated, you are excited, you hated Castle, you loved O’Donnell.
She’s running a $200,000 fundraising effort. According to her website, she’s at 58 percent.
If all her Freeper supporters gave her the minimum $35 donation she is asking for, that would have already been 16% of the total; There’s no reason we can’t get her to $200,000 in the next few hours.
So those of you who haven’t donated yet (I donated last night when she first put up the page with a $50,000 target), now’s the time to take a break from the congratulatory and gloating posting, and send her some money. the NRSC has better places to spend their money (and we want to win all those seats, so more power to them), let’s show them that we will support the “whacko” candidates choose with our money in addition to our votes.
Even if decisions are made on allocating assets, only an absolute fool or a contemptible traitor would announce on the night of her victory, that she will receive no support.
That was the real sound of the spoiled child throwing a tantrum.
The ONLY proper statement was “As the nominee, of course she will now receive our support”.
The moron who said otherwise gave the dems ammunition against all of the “tea party” nominees.
We’ve all been stiffing the NRSC for a while now, so I’m not surprised they don’t have the money to spend on her race. Wasn’t that the whole point of the “not one thin dime” movement? To make it meaningless who the NRSC will fund, since we kept OUR money to send in directly to candidates?
Seriously, conservatives can’t defund the NRSC and RNC, and then get upset when they don’t send their scarce dollars to support our candidates that they think can’t win. We told them we were going to support our own candidates, now they are holding us to our word.
Between Rove last night and now this - what a bunch of elitist crybabies.
Hey RINO’s - the ice is melting right underneath your feet.
Please call and/or Email the GOP of Delaware to request they support ODonnell. Even if you favored Castle, ODonnell is our canidate and crucial for a Senate Majority.
The GOP thought they could they could co-opt the Tea Party movement. The TP would be their “useful idiots”. Think again my friends. Their boy Loser Lazio lost here in NY also.
Up to 60% on her $200,000 fundraiser. Let’s make it $300,000.
Weve all been stiffing the NRSC for a while now, so Im not surprised they dont have the money to spend on her race. Wasnt that the whole point of the not one thin dime movement? To make it meaningless who the NRSC will fund, since we kept OUR money to send in directly to candidates?
Seriously, conservatives cant defund the NRSC and RNC, and then get upset when they dont send their scarce dollars to support our candidates that they think cant win. We told them we were going to support our own candidates, now they are holding us to our word.
Cut it off, and kill it.
To: All the Tea Party activists:
A well done for outstanding efforts. RINOs are on the run. The Washington insider Republican party who gave us McCain is in eclipse. You don’t know your own strength!
I swear to God, I hate the damn GOP!
It is as Rush said yesterday, if their nonsense and recalcitrance causes the formation of a third party, that minority third party will be the GOP, which is all but a vestigial organ at this point.
Here's my email:
I just sent the following to the RNC care of their Fire Nancy Pelosi bus tour. Since it pertains to the NRSC in particular, I'm sending it to you as well:
Im all for the Fire Pelosi Bus Tour. But why stop there? There isnt an anti-American incumbent that should be left in Congress come November 3rd. And as far as their actions go, Id say that should include Michael Steele, John Cornyn, Mitch McConnell, John McCain, the NRSC, and all Republicans In Name Only who inhabit the Washington beltway. Especially after their petulant, sour grapes refusal to back Senate candidate Christine ODonnell in her bid for the Senate seat from Delaware. She was the peoples choice but now you wont back her? Ive never seen a bigger bunch of infantile nitwits in my life. Karl Rove? Karl Rove is a jerk.
Make no mistake. Were coming for all of you. Were taking the Republican Party back from the Democrat lites who infest Washington. Were taking this nation back to its roots in Constitutional government. Were tired of bi-partisan politics. Were tired of pork laden spending. Were tired of government growing exponentially just because you people think it will solidify your tenure. Were tired of open borders and the infiltration of anti-American leeches who drain our economy. Finally, were tired of not being listened to.
Fire Pelosi? Sure. Shes socialist scum. But shes not alone. We want to fire you all.
With what little (if any) respect that is due...
I'll never, ever support the RNC NRSC, or any Republican entity until they clean themselves of the leftist elites who rule these organizations. All my support, especially monetary support, will go directly to the candidate of my choice; especially Christine O'Donnell. And I'm not alone. No, I'm not alone by a long shot.
Let them know exactly how you feel about their miserable respect for voter preferences.
They’d rather scorch the political landscape than let the rabble into their exclusive club. Well, guess what? The next time they demand conservatives support the moderate winner of a primary, they can go suck eggs - unless they come around and eat their crow and help out conservative primary winners.
Been that way from the get-go.
If they don’t support her, make sure they have no money to support the RINOs.
Your $35 donation to O’Donnell’s campaign provides an additional political benefit: Be sure to print out a copy of your donation receipt to send to the NRSC — instead of a check — when they come asking for money. How we spend our election dollars is a message the political establishment understands.
They aren’t answering their phone:
“It is not the Republicans elite who decides who is worthy to be Senator and who is not it is the voters in the primaries.”
Amen - and it’s time to revolt and vote with dollars to particular candidates, not to the central party coffers.
...you hated Castle, you loved ODonnell.
Not really. I was a Castle supporter, but now that O'Donnell has won, I will be supporting her with $$, and I have fired off an email to the NRC, stating that it is inconceivable that the Republican Party would not support the winner of the Republican Primary.
I just donated $100 bucks, I’m psyched, let’s roll ...
Sure. I have no problem with that.
What I do have a problem with, is GOP elitests going on TV and actively trying to sabotage O'Donnell's campaign.
That is totally unacceptable.
I just made a small donation. You must read the comments after you donate. Last night she was trying to raise 50k today she is over 100,000 and climbing by the minute. Cool.
They are the reason for the tea party. This shows how much power is behind the people. Castle’s response is exactly how a RINO would act.
You are becoming aware. A great burden. Join the cause.
Their hasty decision has definately turned off a lot of people who otherwise would have been willing supporters. Basically they have declared the NRSC should decide what is best for the party not the voters. They may soon realize they shot themselves in the foot as NRSC donations start drying up.
and what do both Steele and Powell think? (crickets)
Is there a bag limit or is it open season. Those Varmints.
I am starting to wonder if the “GOP” is simply “pretending” to oppose all of obama’s policies, win in a landslide and then continue to take over where the Dems left off... Wondering.
Cornyn is HIDING. His office won’t discuss this.
The NRSC is not answering its phones.
CORNYN - RESIGN NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I am sending an IOU for a couple Billion.
T-Power is growing. It will run them over.
You are becoming aware. Join the cause.
It is time to get rid of the backstabbing wing of the GOP.
Romney - backstabber
Castle - backstabber
Cornyn - backstabber
Rove - backstabber.
You have insulted us for the last time. You publicly announce your lack of support for a candidate because your hand picked guy didnt win?
Whose side are you on, really? Many of us feel you and the party have been playing an insider game far too long and enough is enough!
So long you as you are head of the RNC I will not take your calls or even open your letters.
The Republican voter has changed and you and your friends or the cabal of country club Republicans are dinosaurs.
Giving money and support to Crist, Specter, Scuzzyfavor, Chaffee, Snow, Collins? Unacceptable!
Have fun. That little light in the corner of your eye is your career dissipation light.
Have a nice day!
Same thing applies for the state Republican establishment doing robocalls to try to destroy her.
You are absolutely correct.
If the powers that be don’t have the money to give to all candidates, fine.
But to broadcast on the night of the election, with Rove leading the charge, that the Republican primary winner is a loser is just plain sabotage.
This temper tantrum had nothing to do with money. This was a bunch of upset elitists who acted like spoiled children because they didn’t get their way.
Everyone, please do what you can and donate directly to these left behind candidates.
Money is the only thing these ivory tower jerks understand or will listen to.
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