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Are establishment republicans signaling that they refuse to support Deb Fischer?

Posted on 05/25/2012 7:03:13 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing

There's a story on the national journal about how tensions are rising again between the party's establishment and Demint.

Does this mean that the GOP-E is planning on doing what it did in 2010 - that is, not support every candidate we the people nominated?

Let's examine this logically: Deb Fischer is up in the polls by 18 points, yet the republicans have still found some reason to go out and whine. Why?

There's only one answer. They're sick of us conservatives thinking that this is a conservative party, and they don't like it. They want the good old by network to remain intact.

I hope people will keep an eye on this, I know it's got my interest.


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KEYWORDS: cornyn; debfischer; demint; gopemisogyny; gopevsteaparty; jimdemint; johncornyn; nebraska; romneymisogyny; romneyvsteaparty; teapartyrebellion
John Cornyn says that Demint is an "outsider". Uhh, ok. SC isn't Nebraska. But neither is Texas! Cornyn, YOU ARE AN OUTSIDER!!!

This has to be a signal of something. I hope the GOP-E isn't planning on letting Fischer die on the vine. That would be a big mistake for them to do.

We defeated the establishment. They should man up and accept their defeat, and support the candidate that we have forced them to deal with. Even Mitch Daniels is out there in Indiana doing the walk of shame and accepting that Mourdock is the candidate.

1 posted on 05/25/2012 7:03:26 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing
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To: upchuck

The establishment is singling out Demint again.

You still have the Demint list, right?


2 posted on 05/25/2012 7:06:11 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

What state is this ???

Maybe they can get Sarah to go to one of Deb’s rallies ???


3 posted on 05/25/2012 7:10:49 PM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

As a native Nebraskan I can tell you it doesn’t matter what the elitist GOP wizards-of-smart think. They’re sick of sell-out Ben Nelson and Bob Kerrey is seen as a carpetbagger who is too good to live in Nebraska until there is political hay to be made. Bruning had a lot of baggage and Stenburg is a perpetual candidate who has run for one office or another for most of his life, so they were rejected and Deb Fischer won. And will win in the general election, as this deep red state will go Republican by a huge margin, and she’s the candidate.

The Tea Party put more support behind Bruning and Stenburg and lost. Demint screwed up and backed the wrong horse too, and if he’s not man enough to admit it - who needs him?

I hope this IS the start of something: the start of a return to citizen legislators who owe nothing to anyone.


4 posted on 05/25/2012 7:11:13 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

The GOPe would rather have Democrats than Tea Partiers.


5 posted on 05/25/2012 7:14:34 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

They are skating on thin ice.

We’ve had enough of their crap.


6 posted on 05/25/2012 7:15:28 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
Of course its going to be like 2010. The RNC is anti- conservative and anti-tea party.

Of course that doesn't stop them from demanding conservatives support their candidate.

7 posted on 05/25/2012 7:21:02 PM PDT by CharacterCounts (A vote for the lesser of two evils only insures the triumph of evil.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

At some point logic would seem o suggest that if conservatives win very many more primaries against RNC Left-Republicans then the Republican Party must ally with the Democrat Party to fight the common enemy. Then the New Party will become a reality. It will not be a “third party” but a new part as the Republican Party was once to the Whigs.


8 posted on 05/25/2012 7:24:20 PM PDT by arthurus ( Read Henry hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson")
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

I hope we Texans have a good candidate run against Cornyn in 2014. Would give me great pleasure to tell him goodbye and don’t ever come back.


9 posted on 05/25/2012 7:25:17 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn, R-Texas, had a similar take. “People don’t necessarily appreciate outsiders trying to dictate who the primary selection is,” said Cornyn. “I’ve learned that at the NRSC and I think some of the various groups who participated in this election could learn that lesson now too.”


10 posted on 05/25/2012 7:39:19 PM PDT by deport (.............God Bless Texas............)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Aw, Jeez - not this “bleep” again.


11 posted on 05/25/2012 7:44:57 PM PDT by randita
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To: deport

The goal must be to disinfect the party. I hope someone is taking names. In my own district the tea party candidate was not allowed to speak at an establishment fundraiser, despite the fact that 61 of 62 tea party groups voted for her in a pre-primary caucus. This cannot stand.


12 posted on 05/25/2012 7:45:23 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can still go to hell.)
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To: HMS Surprise

——————In my own district the tea party candidate was not allowed to speak at an establishment fundraiser-——————

Did any local bloggers report on this?

Or....... by some slim chance miracle........ local drive by media?

I’d like to know more.


13 posted on 05/25/2012 7:54:44 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Throw out the Republican National committee, we did it in Michigan last week by throwing the establishment hacks.

http://www.rightmichigan.com/story/2012/5/20/104733/048


14 posted on 05/25/2012 7:56:03 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Actually the local paper made a story of it. He had well over half a million dollars, she had about 50k. The final tally was about 57% to 43%. She had a lot of things working against her though to be honest. Not bad baggage, just unconventional, ergo hard to sell. And, he isn’t horrible, just imperfect for our purposes. Understand?


15 posted on 05/25/2012 8:10:36 PM PDT by HMS Surprise (Chris Christie can still go to hell.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing; alrea; Amanda King; americanophile; Babsig; be-baw; Canticle_of_Deborah; ...
You still have the Demint list, right?

Proud to manage the Jim DeMint ping list.


Jim DeMint Ping!

Want on or off this ping list? Just FReepmail me.

Follow Sen. DeMint on Twitter.

16 posted on 05/25/2012 8:22:24 PM PDT by upchuck (Need is not an acceptable lifestyle choice; dependent is not a career. ~ Dr. Tim Nerenz)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing; bigbob
no worries.....

Deb will be our next senator!

17 posted on 05/25/2012 8:23:25 PM PDT by MountainDad (Support your local Militia)
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To: upchuck

It’s getting to be a good rule of thumb if the GOP-E doesn’t like the politician, s/he is the best candidate.


18 posted on 05/25/2012 8:26:14 PM PDT by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: bigbob

Amen from this Nebraska voter!


19 posted on 05/25/2012 8:30:08 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: HMS Surprise

—————Actually the local paper made a story of it.——————

But........ they didn’t put it on their website, did they?


20 posted on 05/25/2012 8:36:02 PM PDT by Halfmanhalfamazing ( Media doesn't report, It advertises. So that last advertisement you just read, what was it worth?)
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To: butterdezillion

We’re VERY proud of you butterdezillion—AND your fellow Nebraskan voters! Nice Work.

Now it’s up to Texans to light it up for Ted Cruz.


21 posted on 05/25/2012 8:37:28 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: House Atreides

Already voted for Cruz....eventually these RINOs will figure out that we are taking these seats from the rats and the RINOs.....


22 posted on 05/25/2012 8:45:01 PM PDT by Hogblog
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To: Grams A

I am looking forward to working to retire the old battleaxe.


23 posted on 05/25/2012 8:48:29 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

This kind of activity out of the GOP is why I left the GOP. Decline to State for me.


24 posted on 05/25/2012 9:51:19 PM PDT by gunsequalfreedom (Conservative is not a label of convenience. It is a guide to your actions.)
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To: bigbob
I hope this IS the start of something: the start of a return to citizen legislators who owe nothing to anyone.

Amen!

25 posted on 05/25/2012 10:05:59 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing; fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal

I doubt that they’ll cut Deb Fischer loose. She is running comfortably ahead of her opponent in a solidly Republican state. Even if the establishment loses a primary, they’ll go through the motions of supporting the nominee, except under unusual circumstances.


26 posted on 05/25/2012 10:32:00 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Obama and Company lied, the American economy died)
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To: arthurus

“At some point logic would seem o suggest that if conservatives win very many more primaries against RNC Left-Republicans then the Republican Party must ally with the Democrat Party to fight the common enemy.”

That’s pretty much what has been happening since 1964. So far, the score is E’s 11, Conservatives 2, in presidential elections.


27 posted on 05/25/2012 11:31:45 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: ModelBreaker

...With Reagen being 1, who is #2?


28 posted on 05/26/2012 12:57:47 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing

Sometimes, the GOPe makes me want to throw up. (Think “Mike Castle”.) Other times, I figure the moneymen are simply allocating resources in as efficient manner as possible. If Deb is up 18 points, the moneymen may choose to allocate (limited) resources to more competetive races. It doesn’t mean they are against her winning.


29 posted on 05/26/2012 1:15:45 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: gunsequalfreedom
This kind of activity out of the GOP is why I left the GOP. Decline to State for me.

LOL, same here. When the clerk said I had to denote a party or preference, I asked her, "What's the least offensive?" She immediately responded, "Decline to state". So that's how I registered.

30 posted on 05/26/2012 1:18:43 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: OneWingedShark
"who is #2?'

AUH20.

31 posted on 05/26/2012 8:02:53 AM PDT by buckalfa (Nabob of Negativity)
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing
They're sick of us conservatives thinking that this is a conservative party, and they don't like it.

We really have only two choices; take it back and make it conservative or abandon it and start anew. The latter might take several election cycles, during which the RATs would have an advantage and could finish destroying capitalism and freedom.

32 posted on 05/26/2012 11:09:21 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: OneWingedShark

Barry Goldwater. That’s why I chose 1964.


33 posted on 05/26/2012 10:41:02 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: Halfmanhalfamazing; Clintonfatigued; AuH2ORepublican

Yes. John Cornyn and Johanns want Bob Kerrey elected cause they like serving in the minority.

Frankly you could put the full financial support of the GOP behind Kerrey and it wouldn’t make a difference.


34 posted on 05/29/2012 2:38:55 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Sun

I’m think I’ll send Deb Fischer a donation.


35 posted on 06/23/2012 12:53:51 PM PDT by KansasGirl
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