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"Clearly Sees That The Tea
Party Is Not A Growth Industry
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Wasserman Schultz: DeMint
"Clearly Sees That The Tea
Party Is Not A Growth Industry

Real Clear Politics, by Ian Schwartz

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/7/2012 9:55:24 AM

"I think Senator DeMint clearly sees that the Tea Party is not a growth industry," DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) said on Current TV´s "Viewpoint" tonight. "I mean, he had an election that just passed that did not see the ranks of Tea Party members expand. The Senate candidates that he expected to be very likely to join him in the Senate were rejected in red states by the voters who simply know that extremism is not the way that we need to go forward in getting our economy turned around, in reducing our

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And it appears that Boehner agrees with this miscreant.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: aasilver, 12/7/2012 10:06:02 AM     (No. 9053431)

Clueless!

Dumb as a rock!

Coyote ugly!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: avikingman, 12/7/2012 10:09:37 AM     (No. 9053436)

What would any ´RAT know about a growth industry?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: spahrkl, 12/7/2012 10:11:05 AM     (No. 9053443)

Anything she says is just the opposite.
Just because things are quiet doesn´t mean it is all quiet.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 12/7/2012 10:19:04 AM     (No. 9053469)

Didn´t she mean conservative ´extremism´, since libeal extremism seems to be the democratic way of doing business?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: pwb, 12/7/2012 10:20:30 AM     (No. 9053472)

Sorry folks she is exactly right. Maybe for the first time in her life, she stumbled on to the truth.
The speaker is firing all the conservatives from committee heads and will put the Republican party back to the go along permanent minority party it was for years. And that is what he should do, the tea party did not show up for the 2012 election, if you can’t produce move over, so he is probably right. You can’t fight the smart moves the liberals have done against the conservative. They put their party hacks in place in the media and education. They took there time built the party, while the republicans set around trying to improve the country the liberals just want to win, just for the power.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: minuteman, 12/7/2012 10:24:12 AM     (No. 9053483)

Run a candidate that supports the Tea Party and watch all of the support you get. Rember 2010...then the GOP elites decided to marginalize the Tea Party. Bye bye GOP.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Sinatra5, 12/7/2012 10:33:02 AM     (No. 9053506)

It seems that I´ve misplaced my M-4....Has anyone seen it?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Davids918, 12/7/2012 11:01:10 AM     (No. 9053574)

She seems to think liberalism is a growth industry when it only garners about 20% of the population.

Conservatives identify about 41%, or double.

Which begs the question, why can´t republicans simply push fiscal responsibilty as the main focus of the party?

How the liberal agenda is hurting the poor, how the war on coal is increasing costs for the poor, how not using our natural resources to have low energy costs hurts tax revenues that pay for teachers, police and firefighters.

Stop the social issues and focus on growing the economy, and how those input costs affect jobs, tax revenues and how growing gov´t only means more taxes needed to pay for it - and borrowing can´t be the answer for the shortfall.

These types of ideas will naturally result in more socially conservative people gravitating towards it, but it can´t be the focus.


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Reply 9 - Posted by: Country Boy, 12/7/2012 11:03:34 AM     (No. 9053582)

There´s serious speculation that DeMint is planning a run for the White House in 2016.



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Reply 10 - Posted by: enuf8, 12/7/2012 11:37:09 AM     (No. 9053649)

Looks like DW-S´s kinky hair has permanently affected her brain´s reasoning ability. She got elected again???????????

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Reply 11 - Posted by: WIBadger, 12/7/2012 12:02:26 PM     (No. 9053711)

´...not a growth industry...´

Rather like DWS´s IQ.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Brittany, 12/7/2012 12:42:26 PM     (No. 9053776)

Duh, did this idiot notice the number of Republican governors and legislatures has increased? Note that Indiana is voting for right to work law? One lesson we learned from the progressives is to take over the local and state orgs. And it is working.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Brittany, 12/7/2012 12:45:09 PM     (No. 9053782)

Um, did I mean Michigan? Sorry...been fighting with my computer and my brain is frazzled.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: nonsense, 12/7/2012 3:43:23 PM     (No. 9054108)

She´s a coward, who avoids the truth that the Tea Party stands for smaller government, fewer taxes, and more freedom. What is extremist about those ideas? I´m betting that small government resonates much better with the "middle class" than Big Government and the Demonrat party tax and spend Leftist policies.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Susannah, 12/7/2012 5:06:39 PM     (No. 9054238)

She´s right in one sense, although not the one she intended. There is no Tea Party. There are three larger groups, Tea Party Patriots, Tea Party Express, and Tea Party Nation, all of whom are squabbling amongst themselves as to which is the authentic Tea Party. Tea Party Patriots hate Tea Party Nation. Tea Party Express says it´s the only real thing. Then there are smaller splinter groups, disaffiliated from the larger ones and at odds with each other, all with different sets of priorities. The pro-life Tea Party hates the smaller government Tea Party.

This isn´t a movement; it´s become a joke.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 12/8/2012 11:41:39 AM     (No. 9055300)

If they´re talking about social issues, they´re not Tea Party as far as I am concerned, they´re Republicans. The libertarian Tea Partiers should drop the name and try something else if they get co-opted by the Big Government/Military Interventionist/Moral Majority wing. The whole premise of the Tea Party was fiscal responsibility - period. From the beginning I have warned Tea Party people not to associate with the GOP. They´re poison.

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