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Conservatives need to keep
their eyes on the prize

Washington Times, by David Freddoso

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Posted By:StormCnter, 6/27/2014 4:37:42 AM

Ten years ago this spring, I was a young conservative journalist writing for Human Events. I was living the nerd-dream of following then-Rep. Pat Toomey around Pennsylvania during his insurgent Senate primary against the RINO of all RINOs, incumbent Republican Sen. Arlen Specter. The evening of election day, which I spent at Toomey´s “victory” party outside Allentown, was a difficult one. Driving up from Washington, I had heard Specter´s radio ads accusing Toomey of voting to help pornographers - a charge based on some obscure House vote that did no such thing. I had seen how the national Republican Party

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: periwinkel, 6/27/2014 7:36:19 AM     (No. 9901619)

I love these articles written in the soothing voice to quiet the Conservatives who are tired of waiting (since 1996 for me) for the mendacious Establishment Republicans to do what they promise in the campaigns. You moderates are so sure you are right and can do this without Conservatives...go ahead. Here´s your chance.

I´m tired of being told I´m obdurate, impatient and I should sit down and wait my turn. Waiting my turn has sent this country into a death spiral that my "fellow" Republicans think is just fine.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 6/27/2014 8:30:29 AM     (No. 9901691)

David blah blah blah. The use of racist attacks by Establishment republicans against Conservative republicans is a dirty trick to far. Blowing that point off will not work,

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Reply 3 - Posted by: suedotsue, 6/27/2014 8:33:01 AM     (No. 9901697)

I´ve been stunned to find the exact verbiage that goes on today re: Establishment v conservatives has been going on for decades. A 1964 enraged Nelson Rockefeller speech after he lost to Goldwater could easily have been spoken today by Establishment members. A 1978 Jack Kemp piece I read yesterday pretty much matches what we talk about in 2014.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Starlady, 6/27/2014 8:41:36 AM     (No. 9901713)

Conservatives aren´t needed or wanted. The establishment has this election in the bag. Can´t wait to watch how successful they will be in November.

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