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The GOP: The party of bailouts & cronyism. Destruction of Tea Party complete.

Posted on 01/10/2012 10:34:33 PM PST by Minus_The_Bear

The GOP has chosen. The destruction of the TEA Party is almost complete.

The Weekly Standard, National Review, Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh, & all the establishment Republicans have driven the TEA Party out of the picture.

Now we are told that taking Federal bailouts = capitalism & that anybody who disagrees should just shut up. Why did they TEA Party start in the first place?

Without ethics capitalism is doomed to corruption.

I expect every Romney voter would support Solyndra or GE... because "it's just capitalism"

TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: romney; teaparty
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To: astratt7
We are screwed. The Tea Party did not take over the Republican Party....they destroyed us. Now we will have every RINO candidate shoved down our throats. The Dems and the Rebubs are one and the same. They took away every real Conservative from us. Sarah Palin, Herman Cain, Michelle Bachman, and now they will destroy Newt and Santorum!

Nobody "took away" Palin, Cain, and Bachmann..they either chose not to run (Palin), took themselves out (Cain), or did not capture the fancy or enough votes (Bachmann). Newt has danced with the enemy (Pelosi) and Santorum is FAR from a tea party sympathizer. We must face that the electorate has changed, is simply not the same country (demographically or electorally) that it was 25-30 years ago. Personally I believe the country is already well past the point of return and is on course for a long, inevitable decline.

41 posted on 01/10/2012 11:11:56 PM PST by Azzurri
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To: JediJones

Endorse who? There isn’t a single candidate in this race that inspires. Not one of them can articulate the principles of the tea party movement. It’s kind of hard to endorse a non-existent candidate.

42 posted on 01/10/2012 11:12:36 PM PST by upsdriver (We Tea Partiers need Sarah Palin for president.)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Rinse Peabody also got his butt handed to him by both Chris Wallace and Debbie Was-A-Man on FOX News Sunday. He looked like a timid girly man who let himself get slapped around like a paper doll by a couple of pit bulls. The GOP just looks utterly pathetic. Between him and Romney they’re becoming the party of country club prep school wusses. Is there a billionaire out there with some stones who can just buy these bozos out and send them into early retirement?

43 posted on 01/10/2012 11:12:46 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Romney in 2012!)
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To: llandres

The fix is in. Central banksters want Romney and Romney they’ll get.

44 posted on 01/10/2012 11:12:53 PM PST by Milhous
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To: mylife

Same here..if it’s him in the very end, do the same back when anti-Obamites held their noses and voted McCain.

45 posted on 01/10/2012 11:12:58 PM PST by max americana (Obama is a POS)
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To: JediJones

And the Tea Party groups should have stopped sitting on their laurels after we got a narrow lead in the Congress.

Where the F is the Tea Party? I have been saying it for ages

Organize and FIGHT

All we hear about is OWS and Ron Paul.

The TEA seems to be cold

46 posted on 01/10/2012 11:13:26 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Minus_The_Bear

“...have driven the TEA Party out of the picture.”

Says who? Stop projecting.

We’ll let the sheeple read the taro cards. I’ll draw my own conclusions about this next election.

47 posted on 01/10/2012 11:14:28 PM PST by This Just In
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To: JediJones

Does the Tea Party Stand for taxed enough already? And why do you like the progressive income tax?

48 posted on 01/10/2012 11:14:32 PM PST by jpsb
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To: TwoSwords
That's an odd statement, imo, care to expand? Rush is an entertainer first and foremost. The solution is to change the channel. I feel that oligarchy can be an aberrant form of capitalism but the socialist term you used I don't quite get. Please explain the correlation. Not trying to argue, yet. :)
49 posted on 01/10/2012 11:14:50 PM PST by allmost
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To: max americana

I will, but I am not ready to cave yet.

50 posted on 01/10/2012 11:15:21 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: crazyhorse691

I never said I give up. I just see what is happening.

51 posted on 01/10/2012 11:17:33 PM PST by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Azzurri

Will you stop with this “danced with the enemy” baloney. Politics is not about the petty and the personal. You do realize the opposition has to sit down and work together all the time in government? If you spend your time hating people instead of hating policies, you’re a small-minded, dimwitted fool. To reject a candidate of enormous talent and tremendous accomplishment because of something so petty, insignificant and meaningless as a 30-second video represents the pinnacle of asinine stupidity. Anyone who thinks as shallowly and foolishly as you deserves to serve Mitt Hussein Obomney as your dictator for life.

Here is Newt’s discussion of why he was in the commercial, again easily showing that he is one of the smartest, most honest and fairest political figures of the last 50 years:

52 posted on 01/10/2012 11:20:51 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Romney in 2012!)
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To: JediJones

I don’t think Libertarians necessarily need to be alienated voting GOP. I’m Libertarian, but I support Gingrich obviously, as I feel he has sufficient limited government credentials for me to be comfortable voting for. And because I’m a pragmatist who believes he can defeat our Kenyan infiltrator.

Conversely, this is why I won’t support people like Santorum, because he’s a demonstrable statist with questionable philosophical values about the role of government. And most importantly, I don’t believe he has the right mettle and personality attributes to defeat Obama.

53 posted on 01/10/2012 11:22:12 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: DoughtyOne

I doubt it...I never knew till this moment how moderate the GOP establishment, conservative punditry and talk radio actually was

moderate or simply whores for access

not one conservative of note has stepped up to stop Romney

not one...Todd Palin?

so where is his wife?

and so forth?



Levin sort of attacks Romney...feebly

it is nothing short of pitiful

every last one of them can kiss my ass...I’m done with them

I used to think third party folks were kooks

the GOP is pure crap today

they and Ailes have worked overtime to insure Romney

and talk radio just kissed ass to maintain that conduit they must have

Romney will be Bush I...

54 posted on 01/10/2012 11:23:42 PM PST by wardaddy (I fear we cannot beat Roger Ailes and beltway GOP)
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To: upsdriver

I couldn’t disagree more. Newt Gingrich did exactly what the Tea Party set out to do a generation earlier, with better preparation and with far more success. He is the spiritual leader of the Tea Party. Anyone who can’t recognize that either hasn’t researched the man or suffers from serious intellectual and/or analytical deficiencies.

55 posted on 01/10/2012 11:24:24 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Romney in 2012!)
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To: jpsb

I don’t like the progressive income tax. Newt and Perry are for the flat tax and they are my #1 and #2 candidates.

56 posted on 01/10/2012 11:25:57 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Romney in 2012!)
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To: TwoSwords

I listened to the show.
I did not hear it all, but I took it that Rush was entertaining the notion that there are times where capitalism exceeds it’s limit and becomes socialism for the few.

It’s a dilly of a pickle of a problem for the most listened to conservative in the world to tap dance, but there it is.

We KNOW that Socialism FAILS where ever its tried.

I like Perry’s notion of less regulation along with safe guards, I like his notion of “right to work” but let’s be fair about it.

The problem with Communism and Socialism have is that they remove incentive and create societal sloth.

Capitalism has problems but it promotes societal progress and an inner fire to be the best.

57 posted on 01/10/2012 11:26:00 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

CRONY Capitalism is the problem....

58 posted on 01/10/2012 11:27:37 PM PST by goodnesswins (Adversity makes us bitter or better.)
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To: upsdriver

I didn’t have a candidate either since Sarah raised the bar to where it should be. But Newt knows our country like no one else and one doesn’t burn the midnight oil on something they are just interested in but loves. And he can deliver a message the best of all - he’s gifted in that area, IMO. Then he has a proven track record of knowing how to get things done in DC. Then dealing with other nation leaders, Newt’s the guy for the job, no doubt about it.

59 posted on 01/10/2012 11:30:04 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Minus_The_Bear
I never said I give up. I just see what is happening.

You didn't have to say it as your rant said it all...but unless you have made million's off your bets on the Kentucky Derby, Superbowl, and World Series admit that you can't predict the future and dig in hard for the fight over the remaining 48 states.
60 posted on 01/10/2012 11:30:14 PM PST by crazyhorse691 (Obama is just the symptom of what is destroying the U.S.)
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