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My point is the tea party is only a name.. substance is what we should be concerned with, no matter what title don.
I have had alot of tea party supporters tell me that the tea parties are anti-establishment, counter-two parties, counter-partisanship, then why are all supporting Republican again?
In afew years time another Republican movement under a different name will counter these very same tea party candidates they put in, and then the cycle will continue.
Originally posted by justinsweatt
So the Tea Party was able to oust a couple of Republican incumbents in the primaries. That doesn't really mean anything to me unless they actually win an election. If they win an election, then they can puff their chests out. Until then, don't say anything until you've actually won something.
Influential Republicans vow to support Christine O'Donnell's general election campaign after party leaders initially turned their backs on the Tea Party candidate following her upset win in Delaware.
Originally posted by Jenna
reply to post by Alora
So what you're saying is that you hope they fail. Just like some said about Obama two seconds before they were called racists. That's pretty sad.
How well do you know your TEA Party Candidate?
using eminent domain to prevent the construction of a mosque and community center near ground zero.
At this point I'll be happy if they can simply eliminate the majority of the "change" we've seen forced through the past 2 years. Anything on top of that will just be the frosting on the cake IMO.
Labels are meaningless. I could care less whether they are independant, Republican, or Democrat in name. What I'm looking for is that they hold fast to their conservative promises and ideologies they have stated to this point. As long as they don't start randomly veering off to the left (ala G.W. Bush), I'll be pleased.
No, never. You will always have a portion of the population which loudly voices displeasure with whoever is in power. To silence them means to violate the entire nature of the Constitution. That said, I'd like to hope that common sense will eventually prevail over the average American and they'll start to recognize the roots of the nation were not built on the ideals the current government hacks espouse.
Hopefully those Tea Party candidates will do what their constituents wished for when they were elected (IF they ultimately are elected) that being to obstruct the everloving hell out of every ignorant, destructive policy this adminsitration attempts to strongarm into law despite the majority of public voices in opposition.
Love 'em. Will continue to love 'em so long as they stay right and stick to their promises.