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Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« on: November 30, 2013, 10:24:48 PM »

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2013, 10:44:58 PM »
Obsessing on replacing Republicans with Republicans is something I'm NOT going to do.

Some of the time it means getting a primary victory, for a candidate that loses the general, and turns a seat over to the dems.

And that is not intelligent, wise, or a good strategy for use of limited resources, etc.

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2013, 10:50:25 PM »
Obsessing on replacing Republicans with Republicans is something I'm NOT going to do.

Some of the time it means getting a primary victory, for a candidate that loses the general, and turns a seat over to the dems.

And that is not intelligent, wise, or a good strategy for use of limited resources, etc.

Alexander only a 47 ranking.  The average Republican in the Senate, including people like Mitch McConnell, Lindsay Graham and Susan Collins, is 69.

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2013, 11:40:24 PM »
Obsessing on replacing Republicans with Republicans is something I'm NOT going to do.

Some of the time it means getting a primary victory, for a candidate that loses the general, and turns a seat over to the dems.

And that is not intelligent, wise, or a good strategy for use of limited resources, etc.

At the risk of repeating myself, THAT is exactly what primaries are for!!

Personally I'm just as sick and tired  of RINOS aiding and abeting the socialists as I am the socialists themselves!

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #4 on: December 01, 2013, 12:26:18 AM »
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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2013, 12:45:17 AM »
At the risk of repeating myself, THAT is exactly what primaries are for!!

Personally I'm just as sick and tired  of RINOS aiding and abeting the socialists as I am the socialists themselves!

If a so-called Republican thinks someone with a 47 ranking in a guaranteed red state is a good bet then they are no more a Republican than the candidate with the 47 ranking - in fact I would say they have more in common with Obama.

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2013, 01:01:08 AM »
Not long ago I was scolded, and lectured that rankings were meaningless.
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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2013, 07:35:20 AM »
If the state is a lock for Republicans - which the article states is the case - there is only one other practical consideration regarding replacing Sen. Alexander.

How senior is he and what committees is he on?

A two term senator has some seniority and a power base. Replacing him will lose that seniority. If he's on some BS committee, it's well worth getting a more conservative senator into the seat. If he is on one of the more influential committees, it might be worth keeping him around, regardless of his squish, since the chances of his replacement being on the same committee is negligible.

Don't know enough about the actual race. Just know tactics.
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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2013, 08:40:37 AM »
The Tea Party isn't even trying to hide they are anti-GOP and nothing else.

If you had said "The Tea Party isn't even trying to hide they are anti-GOPe and nothing else."  you would have been closer to the mark but as it is you completely missed it!

The TEA party is PRO Constitutional government and  and thus against whoever and whatever stands in the way of that regardless of labels!

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2013, 10:01:10 AM »
The Tea Party isn't even trying to hide they are anti-GOP and nothing else.

The status quo hasn't served us well, so why should we accept what we don't like? 

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2013, 02:58:33 PM »
If the state is a lock for Republicans - which the article states is the case - there is only one other practical consideration regarding replacing Sen. Alexander.

How senior is he and what committees is he on?

A two term senator has some seniority and a power base. Replacing him will lose that seniority. If he's on some BS committee, it's well worth getting a more conservative senator into the seat. If he is on one of the more influential committees, it might be worth keeping him around, regardless of his squish, since the chances of his replacement being on the same committee is negligible.

Don't know enough about the actual race. Just know tactics.


With all due respect EC I don't give a crap what flipping committees he is on
.. it's a reliably red state and the Democrats are about as organized there as Republicans in Calif.. as in NOT .. and Alexander is a better Democrat than Republican... I care in these reliably red states that the produce a reliable conservative.  Frankly we don't tell you who the UK should have in charge.

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2013, 04:16:53 PM »

With all due respect EC I don't give a crap what flipping committees he is on
.. it's a reliably red state and the Democrats are about as organized there as Republicans in Calif.. as in NOT .. and Alexander is a better Democrat than Republican... I care in these reliably red states that the produce a reliable conservative.  Frankly we don't tell you who the UK should have in charge.

No offense taken! If it's reliably red then yes, it is a proper target for getting a more conservative senator in. The seniority/ committee thing is just a parameter to be considered.

Though - if you think the USA does not have a massive say in who becomes PM here, or even certain borough MP's or mayors, you really have not been following the advertising dollars closely enough. Without American unions funneling money to the Labour party, we'd have a solid Conservative government, rather than this beast of a coalition. It got blatant enough to be commented on with varying degrees of fury.
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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2013, 04:40:56 PM »

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2013, 07:20:20 PM »
Soros has a particular place in my soul. Thanks to him breaking the Bank of England on Black Thursday for his own amusement and enrichment, I was dumped out of a job on 12 hours notice, with 4 kids, a wife who couldn't work at the time and the grand total of 23 quid in the bank to feed us.
If he rots in hell, as he should, I want to go to hell too. Just to be able to hurt him for all eternity for what he did to my family. Sure, there'll be a queue. I am patient.

I had no idea about Gerard. Fascinating read, thank you!

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2013, 07:47:27 PM »
Soros has a particular place in my soul. Thanks to him breaking the Bank of England on Black Thursday for his own amusement and enrichment, I was dumped out of a job on 12 hours notice, with 4 kids, a wife who couldn't work at the time and the grand total of 23 quid in the bank to feed us.
If he rots in hell, as he should, I want to go to hell too. Just to be able to hurt him for all eternity for what he did to my family. Sure, there'll be a queue. I am patient.

I had no idea about Gerard. Fascinating read, thank you!

Too bad you are unable to watch Glenn Beck.. his viewers learned all this back when he was still at Fox... note the connection Gerard has to Wisconsin - this is one reason they fought so hard to stop the Republicans from their foothold there in 2010. 

 But you now see this is not the USA labor unions - these nefarious characters make Hoffa look like a lightweight - all of this came from outside the USA and we have been attacked same as everyone else they go after with their leftist puppets. 

And this is why people in the GOP, like Lamar Alexander, have to go if this country is to be saved from the leftists --  a leftist is a leftist no matter what party he claims affiliation to.

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #15 on: December 01, 2013, 07:52:56 PM »
You know - I always rolled my eyes when someone would raise the specter of the New World Order. I mean, it seemed so ridiculous, on the face of it. You can't get three people to agree on burgers or tacos, never mind running the world.

Reckon maybe I were wrong on that.

I'll take a look at Beck again - promise. Find a stream or something. You convinced me of that, at the least!  :laugh:

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #16 on: December 01, 2013, 07:56:11 PM »
You know - I always rolled my eyes when someone would raise the specter of the New World Order. I mean, it seemed so ridiculous, on the face of it. You can't get three people to agree on burgers or tacos, never mind running the world.

Reckon maybe I were wrong on that.

I'll take a look at Beck again - promise. Find a stream or something. You convinced me of that, at the least!  :laugh:

 :beer: Thanks for being patient with me.

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #17 on: December 01, 2013, 08:42:30 PM »
You know - I always rolled my eyes when someone would raise the specter of the New World Order. I mean, it seemed so ridiculous, on the face of it. You can't get three people to agree on burgers or tacos, never mind running the world.

Reckon maybe I were wrong on that.

I'll take a look at Beck again - promise. Find a stream or something. You convinced me of that, at the least!  :laugh:

 :beer: Thanks for being patient with me.

He is on channel 125 every weekday morning on Sirius XM (I don't know what time that would be where you are).  I highly recommend him--he's hardly the delusional nutcase that some like to portray him, and he's smart as all get out.

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #18 on: December 03, 2013, 09:25:44 PM »
If a so-called Republican thinks someone with a 47 ranking in a guaranteed red state is a good bet then they are no more a Republican than the candidate with the 47 ranking - in fact I would say they have more in common with Obama.

Certainly.

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #19 on: December 04, 2013, 05:19:17 AM »
Too bad you are unable to watch Glenn Beck.. his viewers learned all this back when he was still at Fox... note the connection Gerard has to Wisconsin - this is one reason they fought so hard to stop the Republicans from their foothold there in 2010. 

 But you now see this is not the USA labor unions - these nefarious characters make Hoffa look like a lightweight - all of this came from outside the USA and we have been attacked same as everyone else they go after with their leftist puppets. 

And this is why people in the GOP, like Lamar Alexander, have to go if this country is to be saved from the leftists --  a leftist is a leftist no matter what party he claims affiliation to.

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #20 on: December 04, 2013, 09:12:43 AM »
Alexander is a disaster for Tennessee.  He is amnesty loving and refuses to fight with the left.  A more Conservative candidate can be elected in Tennessee and should be elected in Tennessee.  I will celebrate when this RINO is gone for good.

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Re: Lamar Alexander: RINO on the run?
« Reply #21 on: December 04, 2013, 09:29:16 AM »
Alexander is a disaster for Tennessee.  He is amnesty loving and refuses to fight with the left.  A more Conservative candidate can be elected in Tennessee and should be elected in Tennessee.  I will celebrate when this RINO is gone for good.

And the rest of us from all over the country will join in your celebration!


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