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Will There Be a Consequence? (Can GOPe get away w/calling us racists?)
Red State ^ | June 26, 2014 | Erick Erickson

Posted on 06/26/2014 2:14:00 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

It was the Republicans in Washington and their allies in Mississippi who distributed fliers to Democrats in Mississippi calling conservatives racists, klansmen, Nazis, etc. It was a concerted effort by the GOP to beat their own base at any cost.

And here’s the kicker — there will be no consequence if they have their way. That begs the question of whether there should be. Should the Republican establishment in Washington get away with tarring its own voters as racists? Should the Republican establishment in Washington get away with comparing its own base to Klansmen?

If there is no penalty for doing so, they will keep doing it. If there is no consequence, they will attack their own base to preserve their power. They will learn no lesson. In fact, some of you may want to donate to Travis Childers, Thad Cochran’s Democrat opponent. I cannot say that I blame you.

Cochran will now put the highest bidders first. The GOP will carry out this tactic of calling you racist klansmen Nazis everywhere it works. I would like to see the GOP get the majority and oust Harry Reid as leader. But I understand if you think Mississippi can still be sacrificed.

I won’t join you. But I understand. If the GOP is allowed to get away with how they won in Mississippi, they will never really practice what they preach when it comes to limited government. There must be some consequence. I am just not sure what it should be. But I’m pretty damn sure it shouldn’t be that the base is treated as the battered wife of the Establishment. Right now that seems to be the case.


TOPICS: Mississippi; Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: cochran; mcdaniel; mississippi; teaparty

1 posted on 06/26/2014 2:14:00 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The GOPe is the stoopid party. They won’t be taking over the Senate by behaving like the Commie “Rats. Barbour and Rove need to be taken to the woodshed and be beaten within inches of their lives with a 2x4.


2 posted on 06/26/2014 2:18:50 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It didn’t go over well with me. I tolerated the GOPe before. Not anymore. They can count on no longer receiving my votes or contributions. It is over.


3 posted on 06/26/2014 2:22:57 PM PDT by boycott
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You idiots at Red States were calling us racists before the establishment thought it was cool.


4 posted on 06/26/2014 2:23:11 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Republican Party called me for a donation this morning. I said are you freaking kidding me. You will never get a dime from me again. This Mississippi crap has to stop. They did it to Cuccinelli. Now this. I am so done.. I donated to McDaniel this morning and if he does not run as a write in, I will donate to the Dem. What the heck is the difference.. Better the devil you know


5 posted on 06/26/2014 2:23:14 PM PDT by rocketmag
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A write in in November will call their hand!They are willing to sacrifice America for their status!Time to stop them because even if we lose the consequences will be no different!


6 posted on 06/26/2014 2:23:31 PM PDT by El Zoro
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To: boycott

Ditto!!!!!!!!!!


7 posted on 06/26/2014 2:23:57 PM PDT by El Zoro
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Some high profiles are even starting to catch on that these Establishment types and their voters, have to be defeated at the ballot box to avoid the further rise of Uni Party.

Mississippi was the turning point. McConnell can be defeated now, with applying operation reverse chaos from the conservative side.

It needs to happen.


8 posted on 06/26/2014 2:24:48 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: El Zoro

Mississippi doesn’t allow write-ins in such a situation or Independent candidates past January. If Sen. McDaniel doesn’t prevail in court it’s all over.


9 posted on 06/26/2014 2:25:31 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: Tzimisce

He’s whistling past the graveyard on that one, isn’t he?


10 posted on 06/26/2014 2:26:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Stay at home,to hell with Cochran and the Republican Elite!


11 posted on 06/26/2014 2:26:52 PM PDT by El Zoro
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To: El Zoro

They’ve now proven themselves to be just as sleazy as the democrats. They did this for a vile fossil that hasn’t done anything productive in 30+ years..


12 posted on 06/26/2014 2:27:26 PM PDT by boycott
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

There’s still the general election. Better to elect a Dem who is guaranteed to only serve one term than to give another term to this GOPe traitor.


13 posted on 06/26/2014 2:27:31 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Forget about the ubiquitous "us."

Has a state party ever called one of its own sitting 2-term Senators a racist, just because he dared to run for higher office?

-PJ

14 posted on 06/26/2014 2:27:53 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Probably, but no example comes to mind. This sure looks like the 1840-1860 period, doesn’t it?


15 posted on 06/26/2014 2:30:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This is all I have to say to the GOPe:


16 posted on 06/26/2014 2:31:42 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: RitaOK; All

Taking out a leader is more than just taking out a senator or rep, it is taking out their tenacles, their networks, their hold on all sorts of perks, and their toadies. That is why Cantor’s loss caused such an audible gasp among the elites.

I support this strategy. I would like both, but if mcconnell is necessary to hold the senate, then a boehner loss will send a mighty big message — fear us. Right now, they don’t fear us. First, they must fear us.

The Tough Road to Knocking out John Boehner:

http://thedavelevineshow.ning.com/profiles/blogs/the-tough-road-to-knocking-out-boehner-but-it-has-to-be-done-by


17 posted on 06/26/2014 2:32:10 PM PDT by true believer forever (Lord, Give me this mountain.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Mississippi doesn’t allow write-ins in such a situation or Independent candidates past January. If Sen. McDaniel doesn’t prevail in court it’s all over.

The MS Libertarian Party has not listed a candidate for the Senate race. I wonder if McDaniel can be put on THEIR ticket?

18 posted on 06/26/2014 2:32:41 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Thank you for that info. We’re hearing about a write-in possibility from people who should know better.

This may be why Cruz made his remarks so early, understanding that with the exception of a challenge, the race was over.

Cruz innhisvremarks also may have been telling us that the Establishment PAID for the dirty tricks operation. I believe they also colluded with Democrats and Democrat activists to get the job done on the ground in those black districts.


19 posted on 06/26/2014 2:34:50 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: RitaOK

Senator Cruz, who is only 43 years old, has forgotten more about the constitution and the laws of the various states than the top five Democratic legal eagles.


20 posted on 06/26/2014 2:38:37 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (The most dangerous man to any government is the man who is able to think things out for himself.)
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To: true believer forever

McConnell has to go. It was he who fundraised for Cochran to crush us.

Reverse chaos has to take McConnell out, for any hope to stop the Uni Party. They have given us the Mississippi template for how to take the opponent out.

We either answer with equal force or we are done and so is the Republic.

McConnell has to lose!


21 posted on 06/26/2014 2:41:02 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: RitaOK

You don’t think boehner would send enough of a message? I am trying to walk the line between measured reason and thirst for revenge...


22 posted on 06/26/2014 2:43:03 PM PDT by true believer forever (Lord, Give me this mountain.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Appropiate strategy to start sacrificing gope politicians.


23 posted on 06/26/2014 2:43:17 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: VRWC For Truth
I no longer want Republicans to have a majority in the US Senate. The idea of McCain, Cochran, Collins, Ayotte, Flake, Murkowski (etc) being part of a majority of anything frightens me.

We'll be better off if an HOR with more conservatives takes back their power of the purse and articulates constitutional conservative principles. Not getting the Senate because of RINO treachery alienating conservative votes just might finally get the message across.

Playing the race card against their own is disgusting. About the only thing they can do is figure out a way for Cochran to lose on a recount....or something like that. What they did cannot be allowed to stand. McDaniels is the only Republican in Mississippi who earned the right to run for that Senate seat.

JMHO

24 posted on 06/26/2014 2:43:35 PM PDT by grania
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I certainly hope so, because two more years of treachery by the Establishment (and their lemming voter props) the Constitution itself won’t matter.


25 posted on 06/26/2014 2:45:41 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: boycott

Someone posited earlier that Cochran will retire soon after his reelection, and Barbour’s son will be appointed to his seat. Not sure if this is how it works in Mississippi, but you can’t overlook any sleazy tactic by power hungry rinos.


26 posted on 06/26/2014 2:46:37 PM PDT by Yogafist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I was kicked off Red State in 2004 when I made a joke that al Queda would support Hillary Clinton for president.

They left my post up so that others could mock me but locked me out so I couldn’t defend myself.

Red State and the people who run can KISS MY ASS.


27 posted on 06/26/2014 2:51:02 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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To: true believer forever

My friend, what happened in Mississippi was Pearl Harbor on conservatives. McConnell funded it! McConnell has to go!

If we let this go unpunished we lose all hope of sucess anywhere else, ever. A permanent knock out.

Boehner and McConnell, McCain, etc., are all bought and paid for by Uni Party donors and global interests. We conservatives have NOTHING but our vote to counter corruption.

If you fear to use it to strike the head of the snake, it won’t matter who holds the majority— it will be total collapse for us all.

“Aim small, hit small. Aim big, hit big.”
(Something like that.)

Rita


28 posted on 06/26/2014 3:07:17 PM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY / Public education is the farm team for more Marxists coming.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

No more tax cuts for these people until the border is secure and they invest in a fair media. If they cannot cut spending then by god they should pay for it. Sell out Mister you shell out.


29 posted on 06/26/2014 3:11:57 PM PDT by amnestynone (Lindsey Graham is a feckless, duplicitous, treacherous, double dealing backstabbing corksucker.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If Cochran wins, not consequences. If he loses, yes. So, I’ll let you know in November.


30 posted on 06/26/2014 3:33:30 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We can give the senate seat to the democrats, it’s Mississippi’s not the personal property of a bunch of shady politicians.


31 posted on 06/26/2014 7:55:53 PM PDT by duffee (NO poll tax, NO tax on firearms, ammunition or gun safes. NO gun free zones.)
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