Ann Coulter and 1st things first

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Ann Coulter and 1st things first

The time to take over the GOP (state by state) or set up a real third party (let’s call it the con­ser­v­a­tive party, like NY state), is NOW, after a his­toric elec­tion that demon­strated the inept­ness of the “Wiz­ards of Smart”.

The time NOT to talk about and vote for a third part can­di­date, or stay home and pout about rules that work against you is DUR­ING an his­toric elec­tion, when one of the evils is immea­sur­ably worse than the guy you can’t quite warm to.

Mike Rogers Gran­ite Grok

John Adams: Mark me, Franklin… if we give in on this issue, pos­ter­ity will never for­give us.

Dr. Ben­jamin Franklin: That’s prob­a­bly true, but we won’t hear a thing, we’ll be long gone. Besides, what would pos­ter­ity think we were? Demi-​gods? We’re men, no more no less, try­ing to get a nation started against greater odds than a more gen­er­ous God would have allowed. First things first, John. Inde­pen­dence; Amer­ica. If we don’t secure that, what dif­fer­ence will the rest make?

1776 (1972)

Ann Coul­ter appeared on Sean Han­nity and deliv­ered a stun­ning rebuke to the Sen­ate Conservative’s Fund call­ing them “Shys­ters” who are get­ting rich off the Tea Party move­ment railed against pri­maries vs sit­ting GOP Sen­a­tors and put notice that job #1 is win­ning the Sen­ate period!

Ann is right that the rea­son the media leaves groups like the Sen­ate Con­ser­v­a­tive Fund because they are going after repub­li­cans but she also for­gets that if we fol­lowed her advice we would have Sen­a­tor Char­lie Crist in Florida today rather than Marco Rubio

That there are peo­ple who are out to make a buck off the Tea Party is unde­ni­able. It’s also unde­ni­able that there are plenty of peo­ple doing the same off the estab­lish­ment, par­tic­u­larly the con­sul­tant class. Her words brought to mind Tim Imholt’s piece of yes­ter­day con­cern­ing EBT

It’s all about the money, and stay­ing in office. Solv­ing this prob­lem means some folks have to go raise money with other ideas, of which they have none. Don’t let most of them fool you; they only care about your check clearing.

I think the prob­lem are not pri­mary races, as an oppo­nent of Amnesty she should know that it is only the threat of such races that restrained the house from pass­ing such a bill, the prob­lem is what hap­pens after­ward.

Once a pri­mary is over the choice becomes not between the most desir­able repub­li­can but the most desir­able can­di­date repub­li­can or demo­c­rat and both the “estab­lish­ment” and “tea party” wings are guilty of for­get­ting this.

The Estab­lish­ment has been quite happy to aban­don Tea Party GOP can­di­dates when they win nom­i­na­tions or even attack them. Many sore loser estab­lish­ment types cost the GOP in 2012 & beyond. There are Demo­c­rat gov­er­nors and sen­a­tors sit­ting today because of this, most recently in Virginia.

On the other hand there are Tea Party Types who have voted with their rear ends sit­ting out elec­tions because a GOP can­di­date is not con­ser­v­a­tive enough. The GOP would hold a sen­ate seat in Mass­a­chu­setts today if only 60% of the Scott Brown and that’s not even bring­ing up Mitt Rom­ney in 2012

That’s where Ann nails it, you have to win elec­tions and if the choice is the 60% repub­li­can who can give you the major­ity or a 95% Demo­c­rat who will give the major­ity to Harry Reid, that’s an easy choice to make.

While I’m not sure Thomas Sowell’s Dunkirk anal­ogy applies (after all Ted Cruz’s move forced every DEMO­C­RAT to vote for the debt ceil­ing increase) one must unite when the bat­tle is on.

Once the pri­mary sea­son is over Ted Cruz is no more likely to sup­port Grimes in KY (If McConnell wins the elec­tion) that Pat­ton was likely to dis­band his army because he dis­agreed with Bradley on oper­a­tion Mar­ket Gar­den, but that has to work in both directions.

I am totally in favor of chal­leng­ing the “estab­lish­ment” GOP in pri­maries when the can­di­dates for­get who they are work­ing for and I have not been shy about push­ing can­di­dates I like such as Dwayne Sto­vall. A robust pri­mary keeps a can­di­date honest.

But I also rec­og­nize that once a pri­mary is over the choice is between the Repub­li­can and the Demo­c­rat and the choice becomes pretty clear.

If you are an estab­lish­ment Repub­li­can who sat things out in NV or VA I blame you for Harry Reid & Terry MacAu­li­ffe but if you are a Tea Party guy who sat out 2012 over Mitt Rom­ney I blame you for Barack Obama.

When the pri­mary sea­son is done I am going to sup­port every sin­gle GOP can­di­date run­ning for Sen­ate and I sug­gest that every Tea Party & “Estab­lish­ment” repub­li­cans do the same.

Because if you don’t and we still have a Demo­c­rat Sen­ate in 2015. If will be your fault, period! Plenty of time to have those fights and/​or take action come late Novem­ber & early December.

Ht Pirat­i­cal Politicking

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The time to take over the GOP (state by state) or set up a real third party (let’s call it the conservative party, like NY state), is NOW, after a historic election that demonstrated the ineptness of the “Wizards of Smart”.

The time NOT to talk about and vote for a third part candidate, or stay home and pout about rules that work against you is DURING an historic election, when one of the evils is immeasurably worse than the guy you can’t quite warm to.

Mike Rogers Granite Grok

John Adams: Mark me, Franklin… if we give in on this issue, posterity will never forgive us.

Dr. Benjamin Franklin: That’s probably true, but we won’t hear a thing, we’ll be long gone. Besides, what would posterity think we were? Demi-gods? We’re men, no more no less, trying to get a nation started against greater odds than a more generous God would have allowed. First things first, John. Independence; America. If we don’t secure that, what difference will the rest make?

1776 (1972)

Ann Coulter appeared on Sean Hannity and delivered a stunning rebuke to the Senate Conservative’s Fund calling them “Shysters” who are getting rich off the Tea Party movement railed against primaries vs sitting GOP Senators and put notice that job #1 is winning the Senate period!

Ann is right that the reason the media leaves groups like the Senate Conservative Fund because they are going after republicans but she also forgets that if we followed her advice we would have Senator Charlie Crist in Florida today rather than Marco Rubio

That there are people who are out to make a buck off the Tea Party is undeniable. It’s also undeniable that there are plenty of people doing the same off the establishment, particularly the consultant class. Her words brought to mind Tim Imholt’s piece of yesterday concerning EBT

It’s all about the money, and staying in office. Solving this problem means some folks have to go raise money with other ideas, of which they have none. Don’t let most of them fool you; they only care about your check clearing.

I think the problem are not primary races, as an opponent of Amnesty she should know that it is only the threat of such races that restrained the house from passing such a bill, the problem is what happens afterward.

Once a primary is over the choice becomes not between the most desirable republican but the most desirable candidate republican or democrat and both the “establishment” and “tea party” wings are guilty of forgetting this.

The Establishment has been quite happy to abandon Tea Party GOP candidates when they win nominations or even attack them. Many sore loser establishment types cost the GOP in 2012 & beyond. There are Democrat governors and senators sitting today because of this, most recently in Virginia.

On the other hand there are Tea Party Types who have voted with their rear ends sitting out elections because a GOP candidate is not conservative enough. The GOP would hold a senate seat in Massachusetts today if only 60% of the Scott Brown and that’s not even bringing up Mitt Romney in 2012

That’s where Ann nails it, you have to win elections and if the choice is the 60% republican who can give you the majority or a 95% Democrat who will give the majority to Harry Reid, that’s an easy choice to make.

While I’m not sure Thomas Sowell’s Dunkirk analogy applies (after all Ted Cruz’s move forced every DEMOCRAT to vote for the debt ceiling increase) one must unite when the battle is on.

Once the primary season is over Ted Cruz is no more likely to support Grimes in KY (If McConnell wins the election) that Patton was likely to disband his army because he disagreed with Bradley on operation Market Garden, but that has to work in both directions.

I am totally in favor of challenging the “establishment” GOP in primaries when the candidates forget who they are working for and I have not been shy about pushing candidates I like such as Dwayne Stovall.  A robust primary keeps a candidate honest.

But I also recognize that once a primary is over the choice is between the Republican and the Democrat and the choice becomes pretty clear.

If you are an establishment Republican who sat things out in NV or VA I blame you for Harry Reid & Terry MacAuliffe but if you are a Tea Party guy who sat out 2012 over Mitt Romney I blame you for Barack Obama.

When the primary season is done I am going to support every single GOP candidate running for Senate and I suggest that every Tea Party & “Establishment” republicans do the same.

Because if you don’t and we still have a Democrat Senate in 2015.  If will be your fault, period!  Plenty of time to have  those fights and/or take action come late November & early December.

Ht  Piratical Politicking

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