Skip to comments.Iowa County Co-Chair Quits Party Because the GOP Has, ‘Declared War on Common Sense’
Posted on 08/20/2013 8:08:21 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVetEdited on 08/20/2013 8:22:41 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
On the same day that seven Republican Party officials quit in Maine, an Iowa county co-chair quit because Republicans have, “declared war on science and common sense.”
Polk County (Iowa) GOP co-chair Chad Brown wrote about his disappointment with the party in his resignation letter, “Having spoken with a pastor and having prayed about this for hours, I came to the conclusion that this is my only recourse. I’m disappointed with the Republican Party at the National level. I’m disappointed with the Republican Party at the Statewide level. I’m disappointed with the Republican Party at the Countywide level. I find it increasingly difficult to defend issues and statements made by Party leaders and officials from all three levels.”
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This appears to be a good thing. Sounds very much like he was in the closets for the dems.
The only thing confusing was the republican party at the national level would be expected to agree with all his rants, e.g. immigration, climate change etc. etc.
So refreshing to hear from a whiner who should have remained in the Democratic [sic] party all along.
So, he’s really been a Democrat all along. Good riddance.
I agree, from what he says the demoncrat party appears to be a much better fit for him. I believe the biggest problem with the Republican Party is that there are too many like him in leadership positions. That is why I say I am American first and Conservative second. I don’t have much use for the Republican Party right mow.
O, the hugh manatee!
Should pick your leaders better.
I have to wonder who ever let this Democrat become the GOP County Chair...
Amen to that!
Good. Too much furniture in this room. Get rid of the dead wood.
Why the hell did you have to make a press release about it? Ass.
I hope more of these kind of yobs follow suit. They ain’t conservative and they sure ain’t Reagan Republicans. Good riddance to him and his kind.
The tent smells better already.
Don’t let the door hit you in the butt.
So he’s for illegals, raping the economy in the name of “climate change”, and gun control. See you Chad, don’t let the door hit you.
I just googled his name and this “news” has been picked up by all the left loons. He will probably appear on all the news networks tomorrow. That’s why he made a press release.
This is serious, in that it suggests that the Republican party is infiltrated with plants. I do not believe that these are people who truly were conservative Republicans at baseline. Earlier today a FReeper posted a link to an article that spoke of Alinsky’s tactics. One example was that when leftists wanted to protest at a Republican speech, Alinsky had them dress in KKK garb and cheer instead, establishing 'guilt' by association. The point is that deceit is a major weapon in the left’s playbook, and the concept that they would put ‘plants’ into positions in the Republican party, to destroy the party from within, should not be dismissed.
Good, get the f**king RINOtard backstabbing swine out of the Party.
When a RINO whens the nomination, conservatives are expected to form up and support the moderate, and we usually do.
When a Conservative wins, 9 times out of 10, the moderates will look for some way to knife the conservative in the back.
Time for that to come to an end.
or they could even use blackmail.
Good riddance liberal.
You took the words right out of my mouth.
This is a VERY good thing. Iowa! Of all places. Democrat Lite-weights need to go, everywhere they can be flushed out, and this guy is feeling the heat, no doubt about it.
Win or lose, we go down standing for something other than RNC slow walking us into every Marxist ambush and then going down. Buh, bye Brown.
Another RINO out the door. Good riddance. Piece of crap.
As I expected, he's a friggin attention whore. I bet he thought that the big time people or the members should kiss his arse and found that they didn't give a damn who he was. Polk County is Des Moine. Democrat. Looked it up. Hasn't gone Republican in an election since 1980. They probably had to beg to have someone take the gig as chair.
My best friend is a County Chair (not a co-chair either) of one of the most important counties in the state and one of the most Republican counties. I sent him this story. He called the guy who resigned a "worthless piece of crap", and said if he ever resigned, he'd do so quietly and move on. If the papers asked, he's say is was a time issue.
It’s a shame he got the position. I just went through at least 6 pages of google and this has made big news. Funny, when the black State of LA congressman switched from D to R that was no big thing.
Yes, Iowa..specifically southeastern Iowa trends Liberal...while southwestern Iowa trends Conservative..of course, I’m speaking in general terms.. but I have no doubt that the Democrats have infiltrated the Republican party at the highest levels, and have done so for years. How else can we have Republican Senators and Congressmen who often consistently and reliably side with the Democrats? These Republicans sometimes..(but rarely) do admit they are “progressive”..which is virtually admitting they are on the same side as the enemy.
(For example, Mitt Romney has stated (in years previous to the last election) that he’s a Progressive..his father, George Romney; had fairly close ties with Saul Alinsky.)
“On the same day that seven Republican Party officials quit in Maine”
Kind of misleading statement there...they left because the GOP in Maine WAS NOT conservative enough!
This guy and Charlie Crist in Florida sound like they would make good bed mates.
Good point. If republicans ever see anything like KKK hooded cheerleaders at a rally, they should call a time out and have security approach the deceivers and get it on camera that they are to leave the area immediately.
15 minutes of fame later, he'll be back to the nobody he always was.
“Oh my Gosh.. you people want evidence of global warming before you want to spend untold amounts of money to fix it? You crazies think a baby is a baby if the mother said its not? You freaks think 2+2 is 4? You wacko birds think that a boy is a boy and a girl is a girl? You haters think that minorities should obey the same laws as you do? You idiots think people should not be fired and punished for not agreeing with the homosexual rights movements demands? You people have NO COMMON SENSE.
and you call yourselves Republicans?”
“Brown said he also believes the party has declared war on science and common sense, by denying global climate change. He said he also was offended by statements from some party leaders that he felt glorified gun violence.”
Apparently his right to be offended trumps their rights to own guns.
He was nothing but an infiltrator from the left anyway as far I can see.
Hours, huh ? And he bashed Christian Conservatives, too. He and his pastor must worship the Dark One.
Probably UMC, Unitarian or Episcopalian.
Pretty far left website to be using as a source.
The original source, the Des Moines Register, is Gannett and cannot be posted here, and is also pretty far-left.
I have always contended that the problem with the republican party is that there are way too many demorats in it.Nice to see one go.Now if boehner and mcconnel would hit the door...
Holy crap, the source for this was a leftist cesspool.
I feel the need to take a shower!
I always thought that Iowa, being farm country, would be a lot more conservative, but it seems to be way liberal. I've got a friend in Des Moines who believes she a socialist (until it really effects her, then not so much!)
There seems to be an awful lot of leftists up there. Maybe it's due to all the colleges.
That and the unions in Cedar Rapids, Waterloo, and Davenport.
Although I am a bit surprised at the leftism compared to nearby South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas.
Southeastern Iowa does not trend liberal.
Very disappointed with Chad, he well knows there are all types in the GOP even if he is a minority. To go that public with it is even more heinous. He should have never ran for leadership if he was that much in disagreement with the GOP.
Umm.. yeah; it does. OR did so when I was growing up there. I was born, and raised in southeastern Iowa, in Iowa County.. ooh yeah..everyone seemed to vote Democrat, if, for no other reason than thier family always voted Democrat.. this is also true of the area in and around Cedar Rapids, where I lived in the early ‘70’s..
Granted, this MAY have changed somewhat in the last 40 years, but Cedar Rapids IS a Union town.. and people out in farm country tend not to change their opinions on politics very often..of course; having Presidents like Bill Clinton and Barack Obama within the past 20 years, MAY have gone a long way to helping these people see the light, and change their minds about Democrats..if indeed, the trend IS changing in southeastern Iowa at all.. I pray it has..that’s all I can say.
That was then, this is now. Even the union dem counties in the 2nd district voted near 50/50 in the last gubanatorial. Contrast that with going 3 or 4 to 1 dem 20 years ago. Alot of the old union towns now swing either way, like Clinton, Newton, Quad Cities, and even CR sometimes. Iowa City is the only liberal constant inthe whole 2nd.