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    lewisipso is offline Injustice/Indifference/In God we trust
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    Tea party out to defeat 3 longtime GOP senators

    WASHINGTON What does a longtime Republican senator with a national reputation for working well with Democrats do in the face of a potentially career-ending tea party challenge? If you're Richard Lugar of Indiana, you tell them to "get real."
    If you're Olympia Snowe of Maine, you fight off the "Snowe Removal" effort by making key alliances with tea party activists and highlighting your record of fiscal conservatism.
    And if you're Orrin Hatch of Utah, you woo them.
    Lugar, Snowe and Hatch are all on notice that their approach to governance may no longer be welcome.
    It's clear the tea party not even 2 years old isn't going away anytime soon after huge success in last fall's congressional elections. Dozens of its favorite candidates Republicans who champion limited government and sharply reduced spending won House and Senate races. Now, the tea party is empowered and turning its attention to vulnerable Republicans up for re-election in 2012. How the three GOP senators handle the tea party threat will go a long way to determining whether the outcome mirrors that of 2010.
    In Indiana, the tea party is organizing to unite behind one candidate who could challenge Lugar in a primary. In Maine, the plan is for a spring "Snowe Removal." In Utah, Hatch's efforts have begun to pay off, but the junior senator, Mike Lee, who replaced Sen. Robert Bennett in a tea party upset in 2010, has said he won't endorse Hatch for re-election.
    Unlike in 2010, when incumbents were surprised to be overtaken by upstarts, these longtime senators can't say they were caught off guard.

    Tea party out to defeat 3 longtime GOP senators - Yahoo! News
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    Good.

    If you're not a conservative, we should remove you from our party.
    I'm your huckleberry...

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    So talking the talk isn't enough anymore?

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkzV5AIK8iM
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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    So talking the talk isn't enough anymore?
    If I stepped out on the range and said "you should shoot like this," followed by a demonstration where I couldn't hit a barn - would you listen?

    Talking the talk is not enough. These three participated and helped spend us into this mess. They need to go.
    I'm your huckleberry...

    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

    You can be the weapon, and the gun in your hand is a tool - or the gun is a weapon and you are the tool.


    I was looking for a saint who was a devil of a lover,
    but every girl I found was either one way or the other...



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    Get rid of them
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    delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly
    promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which
    holds forth the proposition that it is entirely
    possible to pick up a turd by the clean end!'

    A fear of weapons is a sign of retarded sexual and emotional maturity. Sigmund Freud

 

 

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