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The Tea Party's Over
« on: March 19, 2014, 05:35:22 AM »
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Does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young people who have jobs, some serving in the military? Really!.....
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Re: The Tea Party's Over
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2014, 07:18:11 AM »

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Re: The Tea Party's Over
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2014, 07:21:49 AM »
I do have a question regarding McConnell. If he stays and the Repubs take the Senate, he'll be speaker, right? Who is second in line behind him?

McConnell has a decent conservative rating (around 90%, IIRC). Is his likely replacement better, or worse?
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Re: The Tea Party's Over
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2014, 07:36:40 AM »
I do have a question regarding McConnell. If he stays and the Repubs take the Senate, he'll be speaker, right? Who is second in line behind him?

McConnell has a decent conservative rating (around 90%, IIRC). Is his likely replacement better, or worse?

Cantor will be the next speaker as of now.

Ryan clears path for Cantor Speakership | TheHill
http://thehill.com/homenews/house/196411-ryan-clears-path-for-cantor-speakership#ixzz2rRo9xdhG
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Re: The Tea Party's Over
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2014, 07:46:47 AM »
Is Cantor better? Or worse?
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Re: The Tea Party's Over
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2014, 07:56:20 AM »
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Re: The Tea Party's Over
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2014, 08:05:37 AM »
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"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Re: The Tea Party's Over
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2014, 08:07:17 AM »
I do have a question regarding McConnell. If he stays and the Repubs take the Senate, he'll be speaker, right? Who is second in line behind him?

McConnell has a decent conservative rating (around 90%, IIRC). Is his likely replacement better, or worse?
Speaker is a House position. He will be Majority Leader, the same position as Harry Reid is now.

Of course, that assumes he actually wins the primary and the general, which is not looking good at this point.

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Re: The Tea Party's Over
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2014, 08:20:12 AM »
I do have a question regarding McConnell. If he stays and the Repubs take the Senate, he'll be speaker, right? Who is second in line behind him?

McConnell has a decent conservative rating (around 90%, IIRC). Is his likely replacement better, or worse?

John Cornyn is in line to be Majority Leader after McConnell.
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Re: The Tea Party's Over
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2014, 09:45:44 PM »
Doesn't mean the tea party's over; it could just as easily mean that cooler heads are beginning to prevail and that many of the people who call themselves tea partiers have started to realize that the only way they stand a chance of getting any of their policy goals enacted is if the republicans control Congress.

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Re: The Tea Party's Over
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2014, 10:17:10 PM »
Doesn't mean the tea party's over; it could just as easily mean that cooler heads are beginning to prevail and that many of the people who call themselves tea partiers have started to realize that the only way they stand a chance of getting any of their policy goals enacted is if the republicans control Congress.

I'm definitely hoping that's what it means. The Tea Party has a lot of ideas I like. So far, they haven't had a strategy to get any of those ideas implemented.


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