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Bozell: 'Time for Conservatives to Start Looking for a New Home'
CNSNews ^ | Tuesday December 4, 2012

Posted on 12/04/2012 1:29:55 PM PST by Bigtigermike

( - Conservative leaders don't like what they're hearing from House Speaker John Boehner, the man in the middle of fiscal cliff negotiations.

One day after Boehner mentioned an $800-billion tax hike -- half the amount President Obama is seeking -- conservative activist L. Brent Bozell III said the Republican Party is no longer the party of limited government, limited spending and limited taxes:

"It is now officially exactly right behind the Democrats -- on everything," Bozell said. "It is time for conservatives to start looking for a new home. There's precious little left for us here."

Bozell said it's no coincidence that just before releasing his proposal, Boehner orchestrated a purge of conservatives from key positions of power in the Republican Conference.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 112th; boehner; bozell; conservatism; establishment; gop; gope; newparty; teaparty
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To: Gadsden1st
My Dad would have responded with: If you rob Peter to pay Paul, you wind up with a sore Peter. Everyone knows you can’t do anything with a sore Peter.

Sounds like your father had a pretty irreverent sense of humor!

21 posted on 12/04/2012 1:51:07 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: pallis
If the two party dance is over, the next best thing is a one party dance. Don’t confuse people with party choices.

Exactly right. Every conservative needs to re-register as a Democrat and work to elect conservative candidates in Democrat primaries.

22 posted on 12/04/2012 1:51:07 PM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Bigtigermike

If I go tomorrow to change my voter registration, what are my choices besides independent?

I would like to register as Tea Party... but it is not formed.
Is there a conservative party? or constitution party?

23 posted on 12/04/2012 1:54:01 PM PST by Safrguns
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To: taildragger
“No not find a new home, build it. Sarah and Col West, are you listening?”

I want to echo your statement if I may.

And to borrow a phrase from the movie ‘Field of Dreams’: Ms. Palin and Col West, “Build it and he (they) will come.” - MILLIONS of red-blooded Americans will follow and support you...and their money too.

Like it or not, this is where the rubber meets the road, and it behooves us to ask both West and Palin a Patrick Henry question: “Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God!”

24 posted on 12/04/2012 1:54:47 PM PST by MichaelCorleone ('We the People' can and will take this country back...starting today.)
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To: KarlInOhio

>> Because the no-spined moderate Republicans in the House would vote for Pelosi

Then force their hands and expose them so the constituents can see the true nature of their representation.

25 posted on 12/04/2012 1:57:21 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: chris37
The GOP does not represent me or America in any way, shape or form.

I realized this back when George W Bush had both Housess of Congress and the GOP did not do one thing to reduce government, stop[ deficit spending, revise the tax code, halt illegal immigration , etc. I recall commenting, upon hearing of yet another government beauracracy, Homeland Security, that I do not have a party anymore...and I probably never did.

So, this is just an echo of old news. Oh, and Obamacare will never be repealed. Have a nice day Chris.

26 posted on 12/04/2012 2:00:43 PM PST by VRW Conspirator (We were the tea party before there was a tea party. - Jim Robinson)
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To: nascarnation
As Ross Perot showed, with essentially unlimited money and a ton of MSM publicity, a third party can pull in a solid 19% and lock in Dems solidly.

B$, if he hadn't withdrawn and then went totally bananas who knows what he might have garnered.

27 posted on 12/04/2012 2:02:49 PM PST by itsahoot (Any enemy, that is allowed to have a King's X line, is undefeatable. (USS Taluga AO-62))
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To: Bigtigermike

You either make the republican party more conservative or nothing. A third party won’t do anything. And while our house leader isn’t good, I don’t think ANYONE will like the debt deal or lack thereof. This divide and conquer tactic on us is working apparently...because some folks on here think you can just make a conservative party and naturally win all elected office....dream on. We have to find a way to gather a majority conservative party and republican lite party together or we’re just a losing party all the way.

28 posted on 12/04/2012 2:03:21 PM PST by Rick_Michael (We are becoming a Mediocracy: By and For the mediocre. The flock of the wise must gather.)
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To: MichaelCorleone
The core Conservative principles and elective success are there for those who dare.
And the failing GOP, as evidenced by Mr.Boehner purging any conservative dissent, is sending people to the New Party.
If 20% of the conservatives that were financed by Sarah Palin would go New Party, the Republican Party would be dust in the wind in the next election.
The Republican Party symbol should be a chicken.
29 posted on 12/04/2012 2:03:53 PM PST by TWhiteBear (Sarah Palin...The Flame of the North)
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To: Bigtigermike
Conservatives must seek a separation from the GOP itself if liberty is to survive in any fashion.

The GOP is the Judenrat to the MarxoFascists in power. Anyone who doesn't see and understand that is hopelessly lost to a virulent form of cognitive dissonance - the one that holds on and deliberately ignores the truth because it's too painful to accept.

Conservatives must think beyond just Third Party. We're under enemy occupation folks. We better wake up and recognize that.

The GOP are the Judenrat for the enemy.

They' are already helping the MarxoFascists annihilate Conservative voices and rendering us extinct in national politics. If history repeats - those same Collaborators will help criminalize Obama's political enemies and stand there pretending to be shocked when the very people they helped the enemy war against, are rounded up and disposed of.

30 posted on 12/04/2012 2:06:04 PM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Safrguns

Yes to both of your questions, unfortunately the leadership in both these parties is a little strange. I checked them both out when I wanted to re-register and their appeal is pretty limited. Of course I am some where to the right of Attila the Hun. Ronald Reagan has been the only President I have ever taken pride in voting for in the last 50 years.

31 posted on 12/04/2012 2:06:22 PM PST by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: Bigtigermike

He’s right.

We need a third political party. If the GOP fields a real conservative candidate, we endorse him/her. Otherwise we run our own.

Its time for tough love and time to take down the RINOs. They gave us Romney and Romney gave us 4 more years of Obama and now Boner and McConnell are going to give us four more years of Boner and McConnell.

Its got to stop. NOW.

32 posted on 12/04/2012 2:08:43 PM PST by ZULU (See video:
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To: Bigtigermike

If the R-conservatives were smart, they would coalesce and tell Boehner — hey, you wanna be speaker next year? Then reappoint those you just dumped. Otherwise, WE are helping the Dems re-seat Pelosi.

R-conservatives need to take a stand or Boehner and the GOPe’s will continue to depose them.

33 posted on 12/04/2012 2:11:11 PM PST by TomGuy
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To: TWhiteBear
"The Republican Party symbol should be a chicken."

We need the bumper sticker to mail to our congress!!!

34 posted on 12/04/2012 2:12:56 PM PST by LADY J (You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have. - Author Unknown)
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To: Bigtigermike

Long past time. I have very little in common with the thinking of those who are generally known as leaders of the Republican Party.

35 posted on 12/04/2012 2:15:19 PM PST by TigersEye (Who is John Galt?)
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To: Bigtigermike

If more conservatives had refused to vote for Romney, the GOP might be less likely to nominate another liberal in 2016. The fact that Romney got so many votes probably pushed the conservative movement back four years.

36 posted on 12/04/2012 2:16:45 PM PST by Tau Food (Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.)
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To: nascarnation

As Ross Perot showed, with essentially unlimited money and a ton of MSM publicity, a third party can pull in a solid 19% and lock in Dems solidly.


I suggest you need a different perspective.  The republicans and a new conservative party SHOULD fight for dominance in our two-party system.  Will that enable a democrat president in 2016?  Obviously it will.  But the last time the republicans had power, they pissed it away trying to buy votes and expanded the govt at a then, unheard of pace.  With the exception of the judicial branch, I fail to see the downside in having this fight.  Screw the republicans:  They obviously don't care that much about smaller government so adios.  I was willing to go along with them, and yet another lame candidate, one more time because I was of the belief of anyone but Barrack Obama.  Well, that fight is over and we lost.  In fact republicans have lost five out of the last six popular votes for president.  They don't just insult conservatives, but when it comes right down to it, they (moderate republicans) are lousy politicians.

Is there any reason to suspect things won't continue as they have?  Last I read, Bohner has cemented his cronies in the house and has punished some conservatives for not bending over when he told them to cave.  When my values are treated with contempt more than the opposition party, I think its time to move on.  I will support with money and time a new conservative party dedicated to smaller govenment, liberty, adherence to the original intent of the US constition and of returning power to the states.  And assuming such a party forms, I will by necessity, oppose the Republican party as strongly as I know how.  

We need to dominate the republican party in such a fight and make them go the way of the Whigs.  Then, and only then, can we start to try to implement our agenda. 

37 posted on 12/04/2012 2:21:46 PM PST by BJ1
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To: Bigtigermike
We done got us a name.

We call ourselves The T.E.A. Party!

38 posted on 12/04/2012 2:22:56 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: nascarnation

How convenient of you to blame Perot voters for George “read my lips,
no new taxes” Bush loss. Bush lied to conservatives. As a result, left a huge
opening for another candidate.

And 19 percent went, elsewhere.

In addition, the Tea Party is a lot stronger today, than the 19 percent
That voted for Perot.
I did not leave the GOP, they have left me.

39 posted on 12/04/2012 2:23:32 PM PST by tennmountainman
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To: TWhiteBear

Republican symbol the chicken is OK, but what about a “cave”, for they alway cave, don’t they? Every time one sees the name “Boehner”, he knows the word “cave” can’t be far behind.

40 posted on 12/04/2012 2:31:31 PM PST by Theodore R. ("Hey, the American people must all be crazy out there!")
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