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Mike Lee Lays Out Road
for Tea Party in Iowa

Breitbart Big Government, by Matthew Boyle

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Posted By:SpeedMaster, 11/10/2013 5:46:07 AM

In a speech Saturday evening to the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition at the group’s 13th annual fall banquet in Des Moines, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) argued that now is the time for the Tea Party movement to take its next steps, take control of American government, and frame America’s future with a focus on conservative and liberty-minded principles. Lee compared the movement’s next stages to those of the American revolution, noting how the earliest stages of revolution began in Boston with the Boston Tea Party, where a band of protesters dumped British tea in the Boston Harbor as a sign

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rinktum, 11/10/2013 6:08:16 AM     (No. 9606514)

I have great respect for Sen. Mike Lee. He understands the problems we face and he has the right answers. He is also very articulate and makes sure his points are easily understood. We need more men and women like him in government. He is a tremendous asset to conservatism. If anyone has a chance to stop the country´s headlong tumble into socialism, it is men like Sen. Lee.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: arkfamily, 11/10/2013 6:48:05 AM     (No. 9606530)

I like what he has to say. The Tea Party needs to establish itself. It can´t expect to run on the heels of the Republican Party. Yes, I think it is in the best interest of the Republican Party to include the Tea Party but is very hesitant. After all, because the Tea Party hasn´t really defined itself and established any leadership, the membership is questionable. I´m hoping they can find a way to work together.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Melody, 11/10/2013 6:59:57 AM     (No. 9606541)

´´...we must always have the vision of Philadelphia before us – a vision and an agenda for the type of government and the kind of country we do want.´´ That work was done in Philadelphia with the help of God. What we need is a restoration of that government. That means a paring down of what has taken over Americans´ lives. Finally we´re seeing some outstanding men like Sen. Cruz, Jim DeMint, and Sen. Lee stepping up to bat along with the ladies Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin. May God bless their efforts.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: sinic, 11/10/2013 7:20:23 AM     (No. 9606557)

While I admire his intent...there´s a big problem in achieving the end results that will insure that the USA returns to the promise and prominence that it once had. For the GOP (that small segment that actually cares about us and the country) and/or Tea Party types to "develop a platform from which to win the hearts and minds of voters", it has to be a platform that appeals not only to those of us in the dreaded private sector who actually do work and pay taxes, but also to a large percentage of those who are strictly on the receiving end of our "contributions" i.e., government employees and the employees of companies that rely on the government for their business, academia, unions, illegals who will soon be citizens, the Gimmeedats, etc...all who march lockstep with the Democrat party. I´m sorry, I don´t see that happening unless the Tea Party turns into the GOP elites, who will gladly cave in to protect their own behinds and percs. Face it, the country´s split right down the middle. It might be back to Boston for real now.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 11/10/2013 9:01:23 AM     (No. 9606682)

I think the Tea Party is ´defined´ just about right at this time. There is no need to give the MSM time to sight in its assassin´s scope on any one person or organization. The leaders in this party are the tens of millions of us who will support and deliver conservative candidates who can begin to turn this country back to its founding principles.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: RancherJack, 11/10/2013 10:41:40 AM     (No. 9606801)

I had great hopes for Mike Lee. Then I read Mike Lee´s latest speech .. about how to tweak the Tax Code to make it mo´ fair.

Mike Lee is now dead to me.

We need to kill the Tax Code and eliminate the IRS, Not tweak it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Susannah, 11/10/2013 10:53:35 AM     (No. 9606818)

#6, It just took that one thing, and Lee is dead to you. Do you think a candidate exists who won´t betray you in some fashion or the other?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/10/2013 12:07:10 PM     (No. 9606894)

I still believe there are more than enough Libertarians & Tea Partiers to win elections.
The platform must be no broader than these 3 things = Freedom, The Constitution & stopping the war against Christianity.

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