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Friday, January 31, 2014

 

TeaParty Takes Virginia By Storm

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Some personal observations and reflections about the ultimate take-over of the Virginia Republican Party RPV, by the TeaParty, that was completed with Irrational Exuberance at the Richmond Republican Convention of 2013.
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The outcome of that Convention was the selection of candidates that resulted in the loss to the Democrats of the Governor, Lt. Governor and Attorney General.  This is in addition to both US Senators now Democrats and the subsequent special elections have given control of the Va. Senate to Democrats.
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In the last national election the TeaParty Leaders ran Sharron Angle (instead of a so-called organization candidate) against Harry Reid which sealed the Senate for Democrats, and with Mark Warner’s able assistance, sealed the vote for ObamaCare and lots of other regressive wrong-headed actions we will be living with indefinitely.
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Apparently our TeaParty Leaders support candidates who do NOT appeal to:  Most Republicans, Lots of Independents and Some Reagan Democrats; and they like to select them at caucuses and conventions instead of inclusive open primaries.
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2014/01/virginia-conventions-vs-primaries.html
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From the numerous Emails I am receiving, from around the country, it appears the TeaParty Leadership are now busy locating any surviving Moderate Republican Senators, Congressmen and local Officials so that they might “help” them as well.
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Perhaps one of our Lady Delegates can come up with yet another Magic-Wand that can help the Democrats totally convenience voters that Republicans really do dislike women.  And while we’re at it let’s bring-in Pennsylvania Loser Rick Santorum
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/02/rick-santorums-abuse-of-republican.html
 to convince voters that we’re really not interested in governing, we just want to proselytize about ideology and litmus tests and labels like Rhinos.
Also, let’s shut-down the government again and suffer more nonproductive self-inflected wounds just to demonstrate how pain-tolerant we are.
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The current view expressed by some of my TeaParty-Fundamentalist friends is that we’re losing elections because we’re not conservative enough!  That certainly isn't clear to me.
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Winning Battles and then losing the War is NOT a plan for success!
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You can’t drive a train from the caboose or win a game from the bleachers!
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You have to be in it, to win it!
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2013/12/mark-obenshain-fine-virginian-and.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2013/12/bill-bollings-view-of-getting.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2012/02/rick-santorums-abuse-of-republican.html
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Storms Never Last:  Jessi Colter and Waylon Jennings
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCEB8JWSnU4
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