I find it interesting how a couple here think I am a "Liberal" because I made this thread.
I agree with roughly 95% of what Ron Paul espouses, and I mean down to the last piece of policy.
Constitutionally, economically, domestic and foreign affairs....but I guess speaking ill of the Beck Palin HIJACKED Tea Party ruffles feathers.
I looked at all the new candidates that the Tea Party is backing for office.
Look at the list that the "Tea Party Express" endorses.
Calif. - Chuck Devore (R)
Florida - Marco Rubio (R)
Kansas - Todd Tiahrt (R)
Kentucky - Rand Paul (R)
Nevada - Sharron Angle (R)
Pennsylvania - Pat Toomey (R)
South Carolina - Jim DeMint (R)
Calif.-4 Tom McClintock (R)
Ga.-6 Tom Price (R)
Idaho-1 Walt Minnick (D)
Ind.-6 Mike Pence (R)
Minn.-6 Michele Bachmann (R)
S.C. -2 Joe Wilson (R)
Tenn.-7 Marsha Blackburn (R)
All Republican registered (even the lone Democrat is a closet Repub), most or all are Pro War, most or all are Pro Israel, most or all are Pro "BIBLE
STUFF" being integrated into society through official Government channels, that this is a "Christian Nation", etc., most or all are Anti Gay Rights
(Libertarian huh?), most or all support the "War on Terror" (garbage), most or all believe in "family values" and have tried in the past to legislate
morality, most or all have supported Federal legislation that should be relegated to States, most or all speak harshly of Muslim culture, most or all
support Big Oil status quo policy, most or all support offensive attcks against IRAN being "on the table".
A couple people on that list are WAY out of touch with reality and have said some wacky stuff about "being American". LIBERTARIANS????????
Since the "Tea Party Express" seems to be the most well funded and vocal branch of the Tea Party, this is the face of it's future. The Republicans,
far Right, and the mainline GOP knew that the "Tea Party" brand would get them votes, so they jumped on it and hijacked it. The GOP base and it's
Neocon minded politicians are NOT STUPID!
Ron Paul should be denouncing them. The Tea Party itself should be too. If more of these types gain power, we're right back to Bush Era policies and
God help us then.
edit on 17-9-2010 by Prove_It_NOW because: (no reason given)