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Nancy Mace 2014 Senate Race Kick Off Speech



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Campaign idea

Attn people in SC

Buy a cheap drone of some kind and follow Lindsey on the campaign trail. You can argue that he likes this kind of stuff and he has no expectation of privacy.

almost makes one want to move to SC

If there are actually two potential liberty lovers going up against Lindsey (wacko bird/ anti-Bill of Rights) Graham. They may want to consider uniting for the sake of the Liberty movement, however.

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

yep

I would like to get out there and campaign, but we can still start up mini campaigns in all 50 states to rid ourselves of Lindsey Grahamnasty by making people aware to give money.

She has to

catch up Lindsey Graham crackers 6.4 million, so I hope everyone pitches in and we get her elected.

Great kick-off speech

She's got charisma. First woman Citadel grad? She can bury Graham, but she needs lots of money.

Excerpt from the American Conservative on Graham Arming Syria

But not everyone in the GOP is on board with this great privacy awakening. “Sen. Rand Paul, he’s a libertarian, and in Rand Paul’s world you have almost no defenses against terrorists,” blustered South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham. “In Rand Paul’s world, you can’t hold somebody for questioning who’s been involved in an attack on our country.”

This broadside elicited a fierce reaction from South Carolinian Nancy Mace, the first woman to graduate from the Citadel—and a possible Graham primary challenger. “In Senator Graham’s world, the Constitution doesn’t exist,” Mace wrote. “In Senator Graham’s world, the entire Bill of Rights is negotiable.”

Mace zinged Graham for believing “arming al-Qaeda in Syria is a good idea.” She argued Graham “says we’re fighting for freedom but is the first to surrender all of them.” Mace concluded, “Maybe Senator Graham has been living in a world of his own for too long.”

Yes ma'am!

Let's put her in the Senate. Then let's put the mystery candidate in behind her as the Junior Senator from South Carolina.

She's good but we may be

She's good but we may be getting an even better established libertarian-leaning candidate, who has the voting record in a few days. ;)

Please say Tom Davis!!!

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might be

Lee Bright, but I don't think we should split the vote against Graham, I like Mace's chances, she has broad appeal from Female to Liberty voters to Tea Party to Military (which is huge in SC), gonna have to have a lot of cash and one big effort - split the vote and it's over and we have 6 more years of Lindsey Grahamnasty.

What if this unannounced

What if this unannounced candidate has a history with Ron Paul and has a way better understanding of our foreign policy, than just blaming radical Islam? Still rally behind Mace? :)

from what I can tell she

a great candidate and everything foreign policy I have read on her follows right in line with Rand Paul.

I want somebody who is as close to perfect and can still win. Rand Paul is not Ron Paul, but Rand Paul is picking up people already that I have known from Ron's first run who did not vote for Ron in either Run but are already backing Rand.
We need to win, 6 more years of Lindsey Graham does nothing for us.

I hate to sound like a collectivist herd follower

If a candidate such as you describe announces his/her candidacy and really starts making waves and starts gaining credibility then I will be happy to jump on. If Nancy Mace is a substandard candidate but I perceive that she has a chance and the candidate you describe does not... I will support Nancy Mace despite her being a substandard candidate. I know this community has gone against the grain and surmountable odds backing Dr. Paul. That movement was very important and made a great statement, but we failed to get him elected. The difference here is that getting Lindsey Graham out of office is a VERY VERY doable reality and it is very important that this happens. If Graham gets his fat @ss thrown out of office it will make a huge statement in that the grassroots voice will grow and will help set the tone for 2016.

I tend to agree

As much as I hate playing the political game, settling for second best for political expediency, getting Graham out is far to important for Libertarians and Tea Party folks to be fragmented on that race. If Graham loses not only will we get the benefit of him not being there but it will also send a very strong message to everyone else that they are being watched. An established senator losing his job is a BIG message.

Agree Spoon

Ridding the American People of the scourge known as Lindsey Graham is number one and will probably be bigger news than taking over the Senate. In South Carolina, the fight is in the primary, If Mace wins, the Democrats are so weak in SC that there is no chance fr them to beat her. Last go around one of our own co-opted the Democrat Party, won the Primary and nearly beat Graham who outspent him by the multi millions.

Rally around Mace, beat Graham

good find

bump

Joe?

Are you really in MO? I am from there.

yep

SW Missouri

What is her position. . . .

on the Perpetual War, the NSA, and the Fed?

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Thanks

Murky on the former, which is maybe all you can hope for, and silent on the latter. Certainly hope she beats the loathsome Graham, but I'm not ready to send her any money just yet. I'll check in later on.

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Here is something Mace wrote on Drones to Lindsey Graham

Sen. Graham You're Droning On and On...Rand Paul Was Right
Senator Rand Paul's courage under fire, even from moderates in our own party, sets the example for how to reclaim constitutional government, in stark contrast to Lindsey Graham.

Posted by Nancy Mace , May 20, 2013 at 11:44 PM

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Or so that's what our founders once declared.

With that responsibility, the Federal government has a duty to protect its citizens, providing certain unalienable rights.

So, it's no surprise then that Republicans and Democrats alike joined with Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) Wednesday supporting his filibuster to protest John Brennan's CIA nomination and bring attention to Obama's overreach of the Federal government with the U.S. drone program (of which Brennan was one of the chief architects).

Only Eric Holder could put it so eloquently, “President Barack Obama has the legal authority to unleash deadly force, such as drone strikes, against Americans on U.S. soil without first putting them on trial...”

But not every senator praised Paul's leadership. South Carolina's very own U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, chided Paul for his outspoken leadership. Instead, he patronized Paul as “ridiculous.”

Graham was against Brennan before the filibuster, calling him “arrogant, kind of a bit shifty.” But a few hours after dinner with the president, Graham was suddenly in favor of him, determining that the nomination was instead a referendum on the drone program.

As South Carolinians, we are no stranger to controversy. Our politics are notorious for it, for better or worse. Oftentimes for worse.

In a state with many active duty military and veterans alike, we pride ourselves in our patriotism of God and country. But what's the price for freedom? Is opposing a drone program against U.S. Citizens on U.S. soil really opposing our military? I would argue opposing "judge, jury and executioner" style drone strikes is standing up for the constitutionally guaranteed principles our military has been protecting for more than 200 years. Would someone please clarify that for Lindsey Graham?

This is a fundamental issue about our individual liberties. It's about the federal government, our constitution. It's about the ever growing arm of the federal government, encroaching into our lives.

So as Graham continues rehabilitating his liberal voting record by appearing on Meet the Press and FOX News every week, remember, he is a republican senator who voted for liberal supreme court justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.

When he says, “Foreign relations are not a Democrat or Republican issue, but an American issue,” but still votes to send foreign aid to countries that teach their children to hate our culture and freedom, burn the American flag and support terrorism. We should realize that more and more Americans want to shield their sons and daughters from harms way when they go to war.

When he campaigns against a republican senator in a general election, take Democrat Joe Manchin for instance, we will continue to hurt the Republican Party.

As he works in a “bipartisan” manner on a "grand bargain" that includes higher taxes, and when he decides that he “will violate the tax pledge” for the “good of the country,” he waters down our fiscal conservative values in the process.

So as we continue to dismember the republican party, when we should be coming together on the basic tenets of individual liberty and the free-market, remember this:

Paul's filibuster is the reason the president no longer has the authority to use an unmanned aerial craft to kill an American on U.S. soil “who was not engaged in combat.”

Thank you Rand Paul and true conservatives like Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and others who backed him, for your leadership on a fundamental issue facing our nation, and that is our right to individual freedom and liberty.

Your courage under fire, even from moderates in your own party, sets the example for how to reclaim constitutional government and God given rights for every American.

This opinion piece originally ran on The Hill, read it here: http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/homeland-security/287...

She comes across to me as being hawkish...

which is strange because she is horribly against the NSA spying, but on the other hand sees Radical Islam as the the greatest threat to our society. Seems like a philosophical contradiction. I know she has one thing going for her... SHE'S NOT LINDSEY GRAHAM!!! LOL!!!