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Karl Rove The First Casualty In GOP's Civil War

Business Insider: Grassroots Republican operatives and Movement conservatives are quickly turning against the GOP Establishment in the wake of the party's expensive defeat this election cycle.

Republicans we spoke to this week voiced a near-universal disgust with the national Republican Party leaders and Washington political class, who are seen as having put their personal financial interest above winning the election.

As this internecine struggle gathers steam, the first target appears to be Karl Rove, the former Bush campaign mastermind who has dictated much of the GOP's strategy over the past decade.

In the wake of the party's 2012 losses, however, Rove and his well-funded American Crossroads super PAC have become a symbol of misguided Establishment strategy, party cronyism, and Beltway bloat. The fall from grace is perhaps unsurprising, given his group's disastrous performance this cycle. According to a new report, American Crossroads got a mere 1% return on its $104 million investment in 2012 races.

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There ain't nothing dirty goning on - Video Format evidence

To help Karl Rove come to terms with the difference between right & wrong...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=MaGCz... 1 minute documentary about house rules.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

To Karl's credit,

he does not employ an easy excuse.

He could fight back with a statement - "if elections are rigged, why me to blame?" Do I see blush faces around here? Of course not.

I am stunned that you can "credit" Karl for anything,

other than the evil this man peddles. He is up to his eyeballs in corruption.

good riddance

turd blossom and his crazies are near extinction. Let's push them into obscurity once and for all. It seems to me that all the money in the world could not buy them a victory here, and that signals some sort of betrayal on the inside against their insane agenda. My friend seems to think Dr Kissinger might have turned against the crazies after continued 911 revelations have been seeping into the mainstream consciousness. Who knows? One thing is for certain that we finally have a serious split on the inside in regards to foreign policy. If the Ron Paul movement didn't apply the massive amount of pressure that we did turd blossom and his neocon/zionist crazies would have regained full control with a referendum to go into Iran and finish the destruction they had set out to do. The slightly less paranoid crazy group of thieves have won for now, and that is the best thing that could have happened for the liberty movement as well as humanity.

Romney was set up to lose big time,

and probably by Karl Rove. Now publicly, he can "withdraw, and lick his wounds". But in reality he will be slithering under the doors of power to his real masters. Why does he remind me of Voldemort's snake?

Until the last line, I was

Until the last line, I was thinking Wormtongue from Lord of the Rings.

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

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As much as I loved hearing stuff like this, the truth is...it doesn't really matter. Obama won because he cheated, bottom line.
This election was all about who could cheat better. Who had more of the inside "help". That's all. They are both the same, so they couldn't really run against the other guys record or the other guys integrity or lack there of. It was all about who cheated more. Good Ole Karl Rove did such a good job against Ron Paul to win the nomination for Romney, he just figured he could just do the same thing and it's in the bag. But he didn't know.....God was watching and they got slam dunked.

But you admit that Romney's

But you admit that Romney's people cheated also, right?

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OF COURSE! I watched almost

OF COURSE! I watched almost every delegate convention. Anytime there was a Ustream for one I was there, I saw it happen to Ron Paul people (my people) right dead smack in front of me. And of course I will never forget the RNC 2012. Sickening.

Yes, Romney AND Obama cheated.

You now the routine

Disaster, disgrace beg forgiveness and soon your back peddling your wares.

Free includes debt-free!

Pig roast anyone?

I hope all those who worshipped and gave this pasty faced clown the forum he didn't deserve now turn on him, smother him in cheap BBQ sauce, roast him on a spit, eat his ass, and croak from the poison. (Certainly more justice in that than having them merely follow him off the cliff. lol )

A-Holes like Karl Rove and his war-crimes, Neo-Con buddies...

...set the stage for the socialist administration we have now.

Rove, Cheney, Rumsfeld, Wolfowotz, Bremer and a number of right-wing, "conservative" talk show hosts should be put on trial for war crimes.

Over 8000 U.S. serviceman deaths and probably hundreds of thousands of Iraqi, Pakistani etc deaths.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

About time!

Good riddens!

When Fascism goes to sleep, it checks under the bed for Ron Paul!

Goodbye Turd Blossom

Dubya's frat name for Rove: A flower that grows out of a pile of cow dung. Appropriate.


"One resists the invasion of armies; one does not resist the invasion of ideas" Victor Hugo


This heel has no soul.

dave anderson

Karl Rove, the Architect

of controlled demolition!

There is no GOP and

Dem party...only a perception. These "casualties" are the result of two things; (1) those who have sold their souls are reaping the consequences as they see what they are worth to their puppet-masters and (2) the continued public false perception that one side wins while the other side loses and is punished.

Keeps the public "sports rivalry" mentality alive and well.

I don't buy any of it...same game plan for all.

The law cannot make a wicked person virtuous…God’s grace alone can accomplish such a thing.
Ron Paul - The Revolution

Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms. Ron Paul

I agree. It's exactly like

I agree. It's exactly like Pro Wrestling...it's all a show

Live Free or Die Trying


I think of that old parable about the blind man "feeling" the elephant and "guessing" what was beyond that perception. If he felt the tail, it appeared to be one thing...the trunk, another, etc. The blind man might just as well have been feeling a donkey...or a libertarian..or a liberal...or a conservative..or even someone coming 100% from a religious perspective.

At this point it is just the "controllers" and the "controlled." In my opinion, the best move might be for all of us to recognize just how meaningless the "labels" have become, because the "labels" have become an easily manipulated trap fueled by people being easily fooled and thinking they have a choice.

Least I am misunderstood, I am NOT advocating forming yet another mixed bag "label." If we could get past the easily hyjacked and purposely confusing "labels'...we might be in a better position to agree on the next step forward.


hang em high!

hang em high!

"OH NO! He has a SON?" Neoconservatives and Liberals EVERYWHERE!

Rand Paul 2016

don't hang em....

...until you see the whites of their eyes!!
...Wait.... ;)

"If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy." -- James Madison

Ron Paul to Carl Rove

"When you hang a man, you better look at him!"

I thought this article could

I thought this article could have mentioned RP's name, since we are the people that didn't show up, but at least they mentioned "young libertarians".

It's always Ron Paul's "young supporters" Ah yes,,, there they

go... so loyal, so young. Ahh, foolish... We should pat them on the head or something. That is SO stupid! Ron Paul supporters come in all ages.


I like being called young.

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Very true, my Dad and some

Very true, my Dad and some uncles have been voting libertarian for a while and they voted for Ron Paul back in 1988.

However, we need to embrace the young voters. They are coming around to these ideas and they need to be embraced.

Just pick one and lets start a campaign to ruin them now.

I have two years to kill. If its Karl lets pick that scab off fast so we can go on to the next one. These neocons do not speak for me. They are thieves! all they do is fleece everyone. They even rob their own neocon supporters JEEZ!

Discusting criminals never just go away

Like a vulture as long as they think they can get the food they will stay.


Karl Rove is a little bitch.

Karl Rove is a little bitch.

So far, I have yet to see any

So far, I have yet to see any Republican other than McCain 2008 campaign staffers and neocons on tv "explaining" Romney's defeat. It is a miracle that so many are clued in to the truth.