Skip to comments.Tea Party Declares WAR on GOP Establishment
Posted on 11/09/2012 12:24:59 PM PST by Kevmo
The Tea Party Patriots declared war on the Republican establishment after moderate establishment Republican Mitt Romney's loss to President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
Jenny Beth Martin, National Coordinator of Tea Party Patriots, criticized the Republican Party for hand-picking a Beltway elite candidate who did not campaign forcefully on America's founding principles and said the "presidential loss is unequivocally on them."
Instead, Martin lamented, "what we got was a weak moderate candidate, hand-picked by the Beltway elites and country-club establishment wing of the Republican Party."
Martin said the Tea Party's "work begins again today" .... Establishment Republicans insisted to the conservative base that Romney -- a moderate more in line with their sensibilities than those of the cloth-coat base's -- gave the party the best chance to win a general election.
They were wrong.
(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...
THAT’S WHAT I’M TALKIN’ ABOUT!!!!
Up From Slavery!
Now who voted her in??? This is starting to sounds like National Organization of Women who claim to speak for all women but in reality is a small group of feminazi that support the democrat party.
This Tea Party name has been corrupted. Get rid of it.
NO MORE RINOS!
In memory of Andrew Breitbart, I dub this conflict (before somebody else does) the F**k You War.
Watch Obama in the 1st. debate.
Then watch Mitt Romney in the 3rd. debate.
It’s almost like they agreed to swap places.
Mitt Romney in the third debate did little more than grin, he had plenty of ammunition and he didn’t use it.
In the campaign ,Obama called Mitt everything but a White man, While Mitt passed.
I still doubt Mitt could have beaten Obama as long as Obama was using our money to campaign in Air Force One and Wookie One, and the Media was full force behind him, plus all of th entitlement money we passed on to the 47%. When the baby killing women got behind the Mulatto star we were done.
Yeah. good luck with that.
If we aren’t outnumbered already, we will be very soon, perhaps before 2016.
The Republican party is where the Democrats were 20 or 25 years ago, in every way, with the exception that they might be more fiscally conservative than the democrats were back then.
As for moral compass, abortion, sexual exploitation of children, homosexuality, polyamory, fiscal responsibility, ALL of it, the GOPe does not want to hear about it.
As for enemies that hate us and want to destroy us and everything we ever stood for, both parties think we can be friends with them. Of course, their posture of appeasement will be punished by reality, and we all get to suffer with them.
Stick to your principles.
Withdraw from the GOPe.
Homeschool your children. Have lots of them.
Prepare for rolling brownouts, blackouts, fuel and food shortages, massive unemployment, and a collapsed economy.
This house of cards cannot stand for much longer.
7 of 10 Republicans that cast votes in the primaries voted
for one of the 7 much more conservative none GOPe candidates.
Next time there should be a pre primary so conservative party reformers pick a standard bearer to go up against the Organized Party bosses who have given us 2 Bushes, Dole, McCain and Romney all of the Rino’s.
When 70% of the base isn’t for your Dem Lite politics, you
get a shortfall of the faithfull showing up to vote and you
lose to Obama who got 9 million less votes than 4 years ago.
We just didn’t have a candidate that energized the base.
These people are going to be about as welcomed here as I have been as of late...
The Tea Party Patriots is a great organization that has worked very hard over the last few years to promote conservative American values and expose obamacare. They were very active in the 2010 elections as well as this year. Check them out at teapartypatriots.org. They produced a video ‘Determinators’ which you can watch on their website which gives a good explantation of the philosophy behind obamacare and how it will destroy our society.
Really Jenny Beth? Why aren’t you naming names then? Why don’t you call out Krauthammer...Will? It wasn’t just Priebus and Rove.
Note that almost all of the States that Mitt won in the primaries were the states he lost in the general....by the time it came to the one big state that reliably votes Republican, Texas, we didn’t have a voice in who the nominee would be...that’s F’d up!
Akin was not the tea party candidate.
Missouri, a bastion of the tea-party movement, has been shifting right in recent elections. The Tea Party Express and 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin endorsed former state Treasurer Sarah Steelman in the GOP primary. Self-financing businessman John Brunner had the backing of FreedomWorks, a national tea party umbrella group.
This lie against the tea party is like the one claiming that Governor Palin had endorsed Sharon Angle (in the primary), which she hadn't.
This trick of liberal republicans and Romney supporters of ignoring things like Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, and then falsely declaring Akin as chosen by the 'tea party', needs to be challenged.
Note that almost all of the States that Mitt won in the primaries were the states he lost in the general....
***Fascinating. The primary process is the 2nd biggest blinking red light on the dashboard. The biggest is MSM bias. Not sure what we can do about that other than to encourage superwealthy social conservatives to buy up as much media as they can.
From my home page, here’s how we can fix the primaries:
Heres how I think primaries should be organized:
My suggestion is basically to hold the first primary in the state that has the highest percentage of GOP votes in the last election, the 2nd primary in the 2nd highest, and so on. 2 primaries a week for 25 weeks, with the last primaries being the suckup-to-the-democrats. And the democrats could easily have their primary schedule the same way, if they wanted.
This way, if a state is 60% republican, there is still incentive for them to get out the vote for 61% republican so they can bump up their state in the primary schedule.
Also: Rotate all the states (even the big ones) through an early schedule so that everyone gets access at some point to the front line.
Let each state bid when they want their primary to take place. The earlier the primary, the fewer the delegates they control according to some logarithmic or steep curve formula.
18 posted on Thursday, January 31, 2008 9:55:08 AM by Kevmo (We need to get rid of the Kennedy Wing of the Republican Party. ~Duncan Hunter) http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1962610/posts?page=18#18
Second thing is the order of the primaries should be determined by the percentage of republicans in the last vote. The higher the %pubbie, the sooner the state appears on the primary schedule, with a mix of big & little states and our staunchest republican states get to go FIRST. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1965735/posts?page=862#862
24 posted on Friday, September 04, 2009 8:52:29 PM by Kevmo (So America gets what America deserves - the destruction of its Constitution. ~Leo Donofrio, 6/1/09)
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RINOs need to go
I’m steaming mad at the traitorous scum who run the GOP. Let’s take the gloves off. . .Mutt isn’t an electable moderate he’s a POS liberal. If he has any values why has the guy flipped and flopped? He’s smart enough to spew out some conservative talk so people who desperately need to believe they have a dog in the fight will delude themselves about what he really is.
Honestly, if the gov’t isn’t turning this thing around, why not just floor the thing? Mutt & Co. weren’t going to do squat but possibly slow the collapse down a little. Why bother? Now conservatives are to blame. They don’t like you and now it’s time for you not to like them. I don’t believe the GOP will ever change but if there’s a slight chance they will, it’ll be because people stop feeding them.
Support this website because it might be one of the last places to get actual news. Support TP candidates and hold them accountable for their voting record if/when they get elected. If the GOP send you anything asking for a donation reply and tell them to never contact you again. Play time is over. I’ll show some discipline and stop there.
I like it!!!! I was thinking of something along those lines myself.
Texas has more than double the number of electoral votes than the state with the second most electoral votes that went to Romney....and we had NO say on who the nominee would be.
She can declare whatever she wants to, let’s see if she can put a sustained strategy together and act on it.
In Illinois, all tea party congressional wins from 2010 were reversed and we’re back, as the RAT leaders say, “to normal”.
She’s got a job ahead of her.
Well we still have the house. So one of the first agenda items needs to be to get a conservative to run for speaker and start getting support.
The Tea Party Patriots organization criticizing the GOP? What a laugh!
The TPP affiliates I’ve dealt with here in Ohio are nothing but shills FOR the GOP.
It’s the autonomous Tea Party groups who truly believe in Principle Over Party that will bring positive change to America.
So how many here are going to take an active role in this war for the GOP, and how many will just sit on the sidelines?
It wasn’t just Krauthammer, it was the whole Fox News panel, the night the sat and laughed and made fun of Newt Gingrich.
This Tea Party name has been corrupted. Get rid of it.
Good point, good suggestion.
The GOP primary process ensures that a RINO will get elected, because the more conservative figures will battle it out and split the vote, and the RINO will get a greater share of the overall vote.
The only way to avoid this is to have decided on only one or two conservative candidates by mutual arrangement to enter the race soe as not to cannibalize the vote.
The TPP affiliates Ive dealt with here in Ohio are nothing but shills FOR the GOP.
***I really have trouble figuring out who’s who in the zoo. If what you say is true, then this would be evidence that the GOP does expect major internal warfare.
I saw the Texas Republican delegation goes to the RNC and says if they don’t reform, we will walk and take our 38 Electoral Votes with us.
It’s ridiculous that the one state that actually has a significant number of EVs, that reliably votes GOP, has no say in the nominee-—that has to change.
If the Tea Party is declaring War - I hope they'll ASK Paul Ryan to be the SPEAKER and Rand Paul to be the MINORITY LEADER.
Now, how about TEA PARTY in places such as CT, CA, CO, ME, NH and VT? Are those people HIDING -- or is the statewide meeting in the back of a VW Beetle?
Long as garbage like Rove are making money feeding us B.S. the parrty isn’t going to change.
Dole, McLame, Romney???
Who’s next, Jeb? Some other pussyfied rino, “ republican”?
Romney attacked conservatived during the primaries and distanced himself from evangelicals/conservatives/TEA Partiers as soon as he had sewn-up the nomination. Indeed, the absence of evangelicals/conservatives/TEA Partiers at the Republican convention stuck out like a sore thumb. Predictably, on the day after the election, non-support from evangelicals/conservatives/TEA Partiers was quickly trotted out to explain Romney’s loss.
I am an evangelical/conservative/TEA Partier, and I have held my nose and voted for each moderate du jour put forth by the GOP-e going back to Gerald Ford. As a gesture of appreciation, each time said moderate lost the finger was pointed at me as an inflexible evangelical/conservative/TEA Partier who refused to back the party’s choice (see above).
No more. From now on I’m working at the grass-roots level to ensure that candidates who share my values are elected. I may even have a go at our local RINO Congressman in 2014.
The GOP is dead to me.
To Jenny, and the rest of the Original 22:
Bush Senior, Dole, McCain, and Romney
All Big Tent RINOs, good and true,
Clueless about their BASE,
Constitution, Taxes and Spending too.
How many times is loss enough?
When should The Base say
Enough is ENOUGH?
Gadsdenville wants to know,
Will YOUR T.E.A. be enough?
Repeal and Replace said losers R and R.
Shunt to the PC sidetrack
Is an option to consider,
But a new Third Party
Better have a damn STRONG Leader!
To bifurcate the issues,
Preserves the Status Quo,
Makes the Dollar Focus muted,
And “hot” Social Issues glow.
The Democrats and RINOs
Seek the maximum chaos,
The more unsolvable the better,
Is fodder for the vote manipulator.
Can T.E.A. stand Dollar-True?
Will T.E.A. avoid the Social Side-Track?
To live within our means, be Blessed
Will put our Nation on the RIGHT Track!
Forget distractions the Dems and RINOs love,
Forget the knives The Media shoves.
Forget the re-distibution wagon there,
It has two flats, and there is no spare.
Leave behind the Keynesian Pump,
It ruined America from sea to sea.
Put all thought and effort to,
Individual Financial Liberty,
And a US Treasury without poverty.
We have no patience anymore.
Open is the Gadsdenville Barn Door,
We are on the loose,
Just why the Hell
Should we choose you ?!!!!!!!!!!
Flash forward to the third debate. Romney went into it thinking (in his mind, knowing) that he was way ahead. And yet, even after seeing Obama's performance in similar circumstances, Romney still thought he could coast to victory, and all he had to do was be "likeable" by not being too "mean" to Obama.
... We wanted a fighter like Ronald Reagan who boldly championed Americas founding principles, who inspired millions of independents and Reagan Democrats to join us, and who fought his leftist opponents on the idea that America, as founded, was a Shining city upon a hill. Instead, Martin lamented, "what we got was a weak moderate candidate, hand-picked by the Beltway elites and country-club establishment wing of the Republican Party."
I may even have a go at our local RINO Congressman in 2014.
***Good for you. I’ll pray for you.
Have a pre-primary primary, that a good idea. But how many of the candidates (and supporters) would honor the results?
I say the RNC has a committee that decides which three candidates will run before the primaries begin. No more than three. Having 6 or 7 running is counter-productive.....Also, stop the debates...it’s stupid to have debates between members of the same party, it just provides sound bites that could be used against the eventual nominee down the road.
Sounds good. Who am I supposed to hate.
The TEA Party is just starting? They should have been in action since 2010.
***** “Texas has more than double the number of electoral votes than the state with the second most electoral votes that went to Romney....and we had NO say on who the nominee would be.” ********
Things that make you go hmmmmmmmm (and really tick you off!)
Whenever all of the talking heads and mouths said we should not have a third party, all they did was prolong the agony.
The Republican party is dead to me. I did not vote for one Republican candidate outside of the presidency. If they were the only candidate, I voted with a write-in vote.
Let he who would be free strike the first blow. About time. Why stay with a group that puts you down? Best to strike off on your own! Sarah Palin—lead us to the new Land.
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