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GOP Civil War? Ousted Conservatives Not Going Quietly

MSNBC: Rep. David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) lost his seat on the House Financial Services Committee last week, part of a move by GOP leaders to push out far-right conservatives from positions of influence. But the Arizona Republican and his allies say they aren’t done fighting.

“I’m not happy, but this is also big boy politics,” Schweikert said on Monday’s Morning Joe. “There’s always a friction, even in your party, between your conservatives and moderates. Those of us on the conservative side took the hit this time.”

“As a conservative, you never give up the fight,” he continued. “There’s no question that a number of conservative members have been sent to the woodshed, but that’s no reason to stop the fight.”


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Oh My Oh No

The comments on that page, oh my. I'm just beside myself. These people. Oh no. I don't have the strength for it but someone please help them.

The comments are the worse.

The comments are the worse. Someone actually said Boner was even too far right. Wha? I'm worried for people...seriously worried. So what do they suppose we do...spend our way out of debt?

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Beat Boner!

BEAT BONER bumper stickers, signs, advertisments everywhere!

Send this neocon, warmonger, sell out, HOME (if his "home" will have him).

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
Rockin' the FREE world in Tennessee since 1957!
9/11 Truth.

Why is anyone surprised?

Open leftist Neoconservatives want to spend more money. That is precisely what you should expect. It's the fault of the voter, really. 80% of them are voting on how they "feel" about a candidate. Ask them what a multiplier is or the last country we invaded and they'll say "Oh, I don't know, I'm not an expert on that stuff". And they're right, they're not, which is why they shouldn't be voting or contributing to who is going to take my money.

No train to Stockholm.

Right on

Ask them what a multiplier is or the last country we invaded and they'll say "Oh, I don't know, I'm not an expert on that stuff". And they're right, they're not, which is why they shouldn't be voting or contributing to who is going to take my money.

Democracy is rule of the best liars in the name of the most gullible.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

As it stands right now

they've devolved from the Grand Old Party to the "Donner Party". All the lip service to real conservatism, paid off media, big money donors, etc., cannot mask what's been done, how they vote, and their disregard for US citizens. I'll never forget Tampa or this Budget Committee purging. They're a top down operation all the way, and just can't hide it and do THEIR master's bidding.

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"Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos!"- Homer Simpson

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Some moderates might find themselves out of a job in 2014

if this stuff continues.

the gop leadership is

the gop leadership is purposely killing the gop .Then they can rinse and repeat the same process they did to the whigs and create another establishment party by using their corrupt money/power. They will rebrand a new party as they co-opted the tea party and fool the citizens one again with a new establishment party. Unless we beat them to the punch and create a new coalition asap and force their hands.

We must consider a NEW Party now with liberty coalitions or the gop establishment will fool everyone again as they create a new party and leave us hanging with a dead gop!

This coalition would make the gop 3rd party overnight in many states. lp/cp/rpr/rpd/rpi/indy's,etc etc.

only time will tell.

Ron Paul 2016

This can and will work...

In the UK many small parties grouped together with the UKIP and are putting the hurt on the two large parties. We should take a long, hard look at what they are doing and customize it for American politics.

"Don't blame me, I voted for Kodos!"- Homer Simpson

Yes...Nigel Forage! What a

Yes...Nigel Forage! What a dude! If we were wise we would do the same!

It can't and won't work

In the USA, Ralph Nader was nominated by many third parties and influenced a massive exodus from the major parties who became a second party called Independent, or Decline to State Party or No Party Preference. These folks give all their personal information to the governemnt to vote, but they have no choice or voice on the ballot. What is on the ballot is handed to them by the other parties.

All Nader won was multiple lawsuits in multiple states. MSM censored him and both major parties teamed up against him, courts through him out and the public.

Ron Paul has offered us an opportunity for a good fight and I believe the good long hard look should be at how to take it.

Decent I guess to get some

Decent I guess to get some main stream coverage and calling out Boner as a moderate.

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