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Conservatives removed from financial committees by GOP House leadership
Red Alert Politics ^ | December 3, 2012 | Francesca Chambers

Posted on 12/04/2012 5:59:49 AM PST by CaptainKrunch

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To: CaptainKrunch

I am pissed at the conservatives in congress...

why, you ask?

because, if they ever decided to band together, they would rule the roost..

without their votes, nothing passes... period..

with their votes, the libs can get what they want..

they are the so called “swing” votes, and do indeed hold all the power, if they banded together and stood together..

they will not, because they value power and money just as much as the liberal pubs do...

definition of insanity, doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result each time..

41 posted on 12/04/2012 6:33:41 AM PST by joe fonebone (The clueless... they walk among us, and they vote...)
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To: Eagle of Liberty

TEA as a sub-movement in the GOP makes sense.

You know, no GOP person, not even the most looie liberal of them, has EVER called TEA, “Tea Baggers.” That is a crudity reserved to Democrats.

42 posted on 12/04/2012 6:35:21 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (How long before all this "fairness" kills everybody, even the poor it was supposed to help???)
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To: CaptainKrunch
Meaning incoming Financial Services Committee chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling of Texas, who is currently the GOP Conference chair, not Boehner, could be responsible for snubbing Schweikert. where have I heard that name before?

Oh yeah...

House GOP walking fine line with Tea Party in effort to keep Bachmann and her ‘antics’ out of leadership

...he's the party-first guy who Boehner used to freeze Michele Bachmann out of the House leadership circle.

Time to abandon the corrupt, decrepit GOP-E once and for all.

43 posted on 12/04/2012 6:35:25 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: A CA Guy

KaptainCrunch is right. This fight needs to take place in the primaries. We might lose some seats that Republicans should have won, but we will eventually change the views of the Republican party.

I will add one caveat. We still need to elect candidates that can win. In conservative districts, we need conservatives on the ballot. In more liberal districts, we can support our more moderate candidates.

Conservatism is not an ideology: it is a way of life.

44 posted on 12/04/2012 6:37:23 AM PST by DontTreadFred
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To: cashless
Where have the men of principle in the Republican party gone? How much longer do we have to wait before these so called Republicans are declared as dead as Whigs and we can have a conservative party with unwavering conservative principles?

There are plenty of honest conservatives in the house.

The problem is that there are not enough to replace boner with one of their own.

The solution is to support those that are there and elect more like them until they have the votes to replace boner.

It might take a couple more election cycles, but if it does so be it.

The trouble with repubs is that they do not think long term. Dims, dim as they are, think long term. They have put their rats in everything from schools to congress, from your local courthouse to every bureaucracy in DC.

Look on it as a war. Wars are not won by Rambos. They are won by other words supply lines that have the right stuff and more of it than the enemy. Of course, the French are the exception.

The endless chain of local politicians are our supply line and we neglect them.

45 posted on 12/04/2012 6:37:35 AM PST by old curmudgeon
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To: kevkrom
After which (not immediately after, mind you, but later on), the Republicans and Democrats came up with ways to tweak the system so that no other third/minor party could upset the two-party apple cart.

Or to put it another way -- if conservatives don't have the numbers and resources to take over the GOP, then they don't have the numbers and resources to take on the GOP and DNC combined.

Yup. Short and well stated. Bears repeating.
46 posted on 12/04/2012 6:37:43 AM PST by Dr. Sivana (There is no salvation in politics.)
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To: joe fonebone

I would just vote no on everything and not work with anyone from the establishment, which would free up my time to go and advocate like crazy. I’d work with vast right wing conspiracy revolutionaries and anyone else who would work with me in Congress or elsewhere on many fronts, working to bolster the cause of Christianity, the rule of law, a strong America, personal freedom and responsibility, free enterprise, etc.

And every month or so introduce some right wing bill that they would ignore.

I’m not someone who would or could run for Congress, but for those that are there or thinkin about runnin... just sayin...

47 posted on 12/04/2012 6:40:11 AM PST by PieterCasparzen (We have to fix things ourselves)
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To: CaptainKrunch; mickie
These committee removals are actually preliminary warning signals to other House members in order to forestall any contemplated conservative resistance in opposing Obama's opening shots for complete wealth re-distribution within the next four years.

These actions by the establishment GOP leaders are reminiscent of FDR packing the Supreme court to further his agenda, only this is the exact opposite, unpacking the various finance committees of Tea Party types so as to not to impede "reaching across the aisle" and compromising with Obama.

Vive le Resistance !

To the Barricades !


48 posted on 12/04/2012 6:41:31 AM PST by MinuteGal (Please Restore Former Format on FR "Latest Posts" Page ASAP !)
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To: Dr. Thorne
Counting down until the weak sisters on FR show up to mewl that we can’t abandon the GOP and start a real Conservative Party. 3... 2... 1...

4 post, that didn't take long.

We are called the T.E.A. Party but we're really not a party at all.

We are part of a party that despises us.

49 posted on 12/04/2012 6:44:04 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: CaptainKrunch

Anyone still not getting the point?

What conservatives call “RINO”s ARE the GOP - the Geriatric Old Plotters.

The REAL Republican Party is the party of Rockefeller, Ford, NWO Bush, McCain, Castle, Murkowski, Boehner, Graham, Romney and court jester Rove. That party is paleo-Progressive and detests the ‘simple negro’ conservatives whose stoop labor is grudgingly accepted, but who in no way may enter the house.

Goldwater, Reagan, Palin, West and so on are anomalies. Only Reagan succeeded in breaking through that GOP gray wall of gray men with gray ideas.

Drive a stake through the revenant hearts of the Geriatric Old Plotters and their apparatchiki. Until enough of us leave this designed to fail plantation, liberty, prosperity and American culture will continue to wither before our eyes.

50 posted on 12/04/2012 6:46:20 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Not so "commanding", not so "inevitable".)
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To: CaptainKrunch

Boehner is about to sell us out.All Boehner cares about is Boehner.

51 posted on 12/04/2012 6:47:05 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker
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To: jdsteel

We need a SECOND Party to combat the Democans and Republicrats. The last two pretenders to the White House foisted upon us by the GOP-e differed from 0bambi in name only. On the issues, there was not a dime’s worth of difference!

So what is it exactly that the GOP has to offer Conservatives? Nothing, THEY DON’T WANT US. We need to use the next two years wisely and get our new party rolling. Don’t forget, the GOP was formed in 1854 and elected a President in six years - without mass media and the internet.

52 posted on 12/04/2012 6:48:20 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: freeangel
Why should we stick with a party that is convinced that the only way to win elections is to STAND FOR NOTHING? It has worked so well in the past. Has anyone speculated how we were able to hold the House in the last election? Was it that our candidates were so superior or the RAT candidates so awful?

When I lived in New York there was always a Conservative Party on the ballot. Sometimes they nominated their own candidate and sometimes it was the Republican.

53 posted on 12/04/2012 6:48:57 AM PST by anoldafvet (One million people attended Obama's inauguration, at least 14 of them missed work)
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To: CaptainKrunch

If we don’t clear out these RINOs in 2014, we’re doomed. We gotta’ have a huge slaughter of these entrenched RINOs. They’re pathetic!

54 posted on 12/04/2012 6:50:59 AM PST by laweeks
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To: DontTreadFred

In more liberal districts, we can support our more moderate candidates.

Therein is your problem

Why arent you supporting Conservatives in liberal districts...

55 posted on 12/04/2012 6:53:24 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Dr. Sivana; kevkrom
Which is why the ballot box of Liberty is closed. Voting won't fix this problem. The establishment controls both parties and can block any third party. Nothing substantial can change through voting. Republicans move Left slowly. Democrats move Left quickly.

Until things change.

56 posted on 12/04/2012 6:54:21 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Global Warming is a religion, and I don't want to be taxed to pay for a faith that is not mine.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

“Boehner is about to sell us out.All Boehner cares about is Boehner.”

He is owned. The Democrats have dirt on him and own his cankered soul.

57 posted on 12/04/2012 6:55:12 AM PST by Psalm 144 (Not so "commanding", not so "inevitable".)
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To: CaptainKrunch

anymore questions about the GOP being a suitable party for conservatives - keep dreaming

58 posted on 12/04/2012 6:57:05 AM PST by WorkerbeeCitizen (we are so screwed - ^_^)
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To: CaptainKrunch
Exchange from FoxNews Sunday, Dec 4, 2012:

Boehner sounded resolute.

But ...

The GOP has a history of caving and calling it bipartisanship. Pubbies fold. That's what they do. It's in their nature. They want to be liked by the popular kids [Dems].
59 posted on 12/04/2012 6:58:47 AM PST by TomGuy
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To: Venturer
Boehner must be loved by Democrats in Ohio. They didn’t even bother to run a candidate against him. He got elected unopposed this year.

The counties in his district voted against Obama on average of around 60-40.
60 posted on 12/04/2012 7:18:50 AM PST by Eagle of Liberty (Be the Enemy Within the Enemy Within...)
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