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'Conservative Squad' forms to combat socialism: 'This is not your grandfather's GOP anymore'
Fox News ^ | 12/12/2019 | Julia Musto

Posted on 12/12/2019 6:36:22 AM PST by Olog-hai

Four female conservative congressional candidates have banded together in a “conservative squad” to combat Democratic socialist candidates across the United States.

In a previous interview on “Fox & Friends,” Alabama congressional candidate Jessica Taylor called for a new generation of conservatives to counteract the ideology of Democratic socialists … […]

On Thursday, Taylor joined “Fox & Friends” once again with a newly formed “conservative squad,” made up of Minnesota congressional candidate Michelle Fischbach, South Carolina congressional candidate Nancy Mace, and Texas congressional candidate Beth Van Duyne.

“This is about bringing the conservative message to the people of the United States,” said Fischbach. “So that people understand that we’re looking at do-nothing Democrats. They are obsessing about impeachment and not really doing anything for the people of the United States anymore.” […]

Mace added that she sees a lot of momentum across the country — including among younger Americans — for the message against socialism, saying “this is not your grandfather’s GOP anymore.” …

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Alabama; US: Minnesota; US: South Carolina; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: bethvanduyne; conservatives; conservativesquad; democraticsocialists; dontsaytheirnames; fischbach; jessicataylor; mace; michellefischbach; nancymace; taylor; thesquad; vanduyne
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To: MNJohnnie

Yep. I’m the “Democrat fascist” who voted for Bush (twice), McCain and Romney. Then for Trump while Romney and Graham were defacto supporting Hillary Rotten Criminal and her SCOTUS. And I am the problem? Got it. BTW, how’s the MN GOP doing these days?

21 posted on 12/12/2019 7:57:02 AM PST by lodi90
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To: Olog-hai

Seems reactionary.

22 posted on 12/12/2019 8:06:54 AM PST by stanne
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To: SomeCallMeTim

Nancy Mace ….
that name rings a bell

23 posted on 12/12/2019 8:07:31 AM PST by aumrl (let's keep it real Conservatives)
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To: SomeCallMeTim

24 posted on 12/12/2019 9:01:09 AM PST by NobleFree ("law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the right of an individual")
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To: Olog-hai


25 posted on 12/12/2019 9:02:43 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Olog-hai

Thank you for posting that.

Words mean things. To understand the enemy, you have to READ what the enemy has written. And this enemy has been telling us what they intend to do to us for decades.

Too many on our side don’t understand the fundamental nature of what we are up against.

26 posted on 12/12/2019 9:08:30 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Olog-hai
Perhaps the most thorough, well-founded and complete explanation of how the Framers of America's Constitution of the United States of America "constituted" a form of self-government which was--in the words of Benjamin Franklin, "A Republic. . . if you can keep it. . . . " can be found in John Quincy Adams's "Jubilee" Address, delivered, by invitation of the New York Historical Society, in New York City in April 1839. That Jubilee Address magnificently explained the reasons for the Framers' choice of republic over that of a democracy.

If you want to have handy for constitutionally-illiterate Progressives who may call this a "democracy," then you want to read that Address.

Today, in 2018, when confronted with a decision between individual freedom and slavery, otherwise known as liberty and tyranny, Americans who prefer freedom must be armed with ideas and principles which are "self-evident" and plain. Otherwise, they cannot fend off the onslaught of the "counterfeit ideas" of Progressive ideologues.

When America's Founders and Framers of their Constitution wanted to convince ordinary farmers and citizens of the merits of a written "People's" Constitution to limit the powers of those to whom they entrust the powers of government, they published and circulated 85 essays, known as THE FEDERALIST.

It's time for citizens, once again, to examine those strong and clear words of Madison Hamilton, and Jay. They are just as clear for today's audience as they were then. Circulate the following excerpts to your friends. Even the least politically savvy will "get" Madison's meaning, especially in light of the power grab now going on in Washington. After all, THE FEDERALIST was the Framers' authoritative explanation of their Constitution, and directed by the Board of Visitors of the University of Virginia in 1825 to be used as the text for its law school in its studies of "the general principles of liberty and the rights of man," and said by Jefferson to "constitute 'the general opinion of those who framed, and of those who accepted the Constitution of the U.S., on questions as to its genuine meaning.'":

"The house of representatives... can make no law which will not have its full operation on themselves and their friends, as well as the great mass of society. This has always been deemed one of the strongest bonds by which human policy can connect the rulers and the people together. It creates between them that communion of interest, and sympathy of sentiments, of which few governments have furnished examples; but without which every government degenerates into tyranny." - Federalist Papers, No. 57, February 19, 1788

"The aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be, first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue, the common good of the society; and in the next place, to take the most effectual precautions for keeping them virtuous whilst they continue to hold their public trust." - Federalist Papers, No. 57, February 19, 1788

"Such will be the relation between the House of Representatives and their constituents. Duty gratitude, interest, ambition itself, are the cords by which they will be bound to fidelity and sympathy with the great mass of the people." - Federalist Papers, No. 57, February 19, 1788

"If it be asked what is to restrain the House of Representatives from making legal discriminations in favor of themselves and a particular class of the society? I answer, the genius of the whole system, the nature of just and constitutional laws, and above all the vigilant and manly spirit which actuates the people of America, a spirit which nourishes freedom, and in return is nourished by it." - Federalist Papers, No. 57, February 19, 1788

"An elective despotism was not the government we fought for; but one in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced among the several bodies of magistracy as that no one could transcend their legal limits without being effectually checked and restrained by the others." - Federalist Papers, No. 58, 1788

"This power over the purse may, in fact, be regarded as the most complete and effectual weapon with which any constitution can arm the immediate representatives of the people, for obtaining a redress of every grievance, and for carrying into effect every just and salutary measure." - Federalist Papers, No. 58, 1788

"The propensity of all single and numerous assemblies (is) to yield to the impulse of sudden and violent passions, and to be seduced by factious leaders into intemperate and pernicious resolutions." - Federalist Papers, No. 62, February 27, 1788

"Every new regulation concerning commerce or revenue; or in any manner affecting the value of the different species of property, presents a new harvest to those who watch the change and can trace its consequences; a harvest reared not by themselves but by the toils and cares of the great body of their fellow citizens. This is a state of things in which it may be said with some truth that laws are made for the few not for the many." - Federalist Papers, No. 62, February 27, 1788

"It will be of little avail to the people that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood; if they be repealed or revised before they are promulgated, or undergo such incessant changes that no man who knows what the law is today can guess what it will be tomorrow." - Federalist Papers, No. 62, February 27, 1788

Note particularly the following words of wisdom from Federalist No. 63, and take heart. You are doing what you were meant to do when you speak out on intrusions on your liberty.  According to Madison:

"As the cool and deliberate sense of the community ought, in all governments, and actually will, in all free governments, ultimately prevail over the views of its rulers; so there are particular moments in public affairs when the people, stimulated by some irregular passion, or some illicit advantage, or misled by the artful misrepresentations of interested men, may call for measures which they themselves will afterwards be the most ready to lament and condemn. In these critical moments, how salutary will be the interference of some temperate and respectable body of citizens, in order to check the misguided career, and to suspend the blow meditated by the people against themselves, until reason, justice, and truth can regain their authority over the public mind?" - Federalist Papers, No. 63, 1788


27 posted on 12/12/2019 9:11:39 AM PST by loveliberty2 (`)
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To: Olog-hai
But but...the media said women hate conservatives and Trump, so they aren't real women...😋
28 posted on 12/12/2019 9:21:45 AM PST by Deplorable American1776 (Proud to be a DeplorableAmerican with a Deplorable Family...even the dog is, too. :-))
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To: Olog-hai
She said Democrats are not bringing forth solutions on "out-of-control health care costs," the border crisis – including drug trafficking and human smuggling – and improving the nation's "crumbling" infrastructure.

Then by all means bring forth their solutions and let's see if there is any substance to them.

29 posted on 12/12/2019 9:29:58 AM PST by DoodleDawg
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To: aumrl

She’s a South Carolina state rep. running for congress in the 1st district.

30 posted on 12/12/2019 9:31:34 AM PST by Andy'smom (Proud member of the basket of deplorables)
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To: Dead Corpse
“ The NSDAP is the German Left. We despise bourgeois nationalism.”

— Goebbels
There is indeed a form of nationalism that the left hates.
31 posted on 12/12/2019 10:13:52 AM PST by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: Olog-hai

If Socialists get a toe hold it’ll be hell to pay to get rid of ‘em...

32 posted on 12/12/2019 10:20:18 AM PST by GOPJ (Enemy combatants have more rights than kangaroo Courts give our President.)
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To: MNJohnnie
You get nothing done without political allies. Your sort of pompous blowhard purist is exactly why “Conservative Inc” has been the most politically ineffective movement in history.


33 posted on 12/12/2019 12:56:50 PM PST by rdb3 (Gilmour, WRIGHT, Waters, Mason)
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe you missed something... I wrote democracy cannot confront either communism or Islam....

34 posted on 12/12/2019 3:41:18 PM PST by Jumper
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To: Jumper

I don’t think so. As Wilson saw things, democracy is synonymous with socialism; clearly he got that idea from Marx, Engels and like-minded people. From this perspective, democracy is synonymous with communism also; therefore, communism would not confront itself.

Is there a definition of democracy that is at odds with Wilson’s definition, i.e. a system of government that puts community (collective) rights above individual rights? So far, the more democratic the US Constitution got (particularly after the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Amendments), the less free our republic has gotten.

35 posted on 12/12/2019 3:54:32 PM PST by Olog-hai ("No Republican, no matter how liberal, is going to woo a Democratic vote." -- Ronald Reagan, 1960)
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To: Olog-hai; fieldmarshaldj; LS; BillyBoy; AuH2ORepublican; Galactic Overlord-In-Chief

I missed that former LT Governor (State Senator elevated to that office automatically against her preference) Michelle Fischbach is running against Colin “Pelosi!” Peterson.

It’s time to finally send him packing. Frankly it’s a must win.

Former nominee (16/18) Dave Hughes is also running. John Kline was elected on his third try if you recall.

36 posted on 12/12/2019 4:47:18 PM PST by Impy (I have no virtue to signal.)
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To: Impy; BillyBoy; LS; NFHale; campaignPete R-CT; AuH2ORepublican; Clemenza; SunkenCiv; dp0622; ...

Collin Peterson was elected on his 4th try. He ran for Congress in 1984, 1986, 1988 and 1990. He failed to get the nomination in 1988 because he was considered a perennial loser. He came back anyway on that 4th try to knock off GOP incumbent Arlan Stangeland.

The prior GOP nominee, Dave Hughes, is very cash-poor. He has only $18,500 on hand. State Sen. Michelle Fischbach has under $85k. Another candidate is leading in the money race, a Dr. Noel Collis has $129k.

Peterson still has over $900k. Dems are not going to be short on $$, as they have fully directed the biggest $$ to the freshmen members in GOP districts. Last I checked months ago, most will have at minimum $1 million, and likely far more.

37 posted on 12/13/2019 10:31:29 AM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Dear Mr. Kotter, #Epsteindidntkillhimself - Signed, Epstein's Mother)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Thanks fieldmarshaldj.

38 posted on 12/13/2019 12:57:18 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: NobleFree

I like it, I hoe these are Dem districts that they are going to over take.

39 posted on 12/13/2019 1:00:36 PM PST by 1Old Pro
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To: Starboard

Just like libertarians and Independents

40 posted on 12/13/2019 2:54:02 PM PST by Phil DiBasquette
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