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New Tea Party group´s voting integrity
lawsuit threatens Mississippi establishment
Democrats and Republicans

Washington Examiner, by Mark Tapscott

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 7/2/2014 12:16:10 PM

If things were bad between Tea Party activists and the Mississippi Republican establishment before last Tuesday´s Senate primary runoff, it´s about to get a lot uglier. State Senator Chris McDaniel defeated Sen. Thad Cochran in the first round of the Senate GOP primary but then the aging incumbent staged an unexpected surge to win the run-off. Cochran´s surge was fueled by cross-over Democrats voting in the GOP run-off and before the votes were all counted, rumors were rife about walk-around money and other voting irregularities. Vote-buying and news buying Earlier this week, Breitbart News posted a story based on claims of a black

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Oh my. This just made things worse in the war between the conservative and establishment Republicans. It really concerns me that they are not uniting to defeat the Democrats.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: melanie, 7/2/2014 12:22:26 PM     (No. 9908422)

God help us. The GOP foot-shooting contest has begun. That old fossil Thad Cochran will prove he was not worth the scheming it took to push his carcass over the finish line. I used to think Haley Barbour had more sense.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 7/2/2014 12:32:08 PM     (No. 9908462)

Sorry OP, but this has to happen. We CANNOT continue with the Dems and RINO´s running things.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: curious1, 7/2/2014 12:37:00 PM     (No. 9908473)

As #2 states. People need to wake up - the ´establishment´ pubbies are simply libtards calling themselves pubbies - not really different from libtards calling themselves demoncrats or socialists or fascists or Nazis or communists or marxists or... you get the idea.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/2/2014 12:51:39 PM     (No. 9908502)

OP, conservatives finally realize Republican establishment is at at war with THEM not the Democrats. The reality of the situation makes unity an impossibility. We cannot ignore certain things anymore because the nation is at stake.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Norgay, 7/2/2014 12:58:57 PM     (No. 9908513)

The RINOS that run the GOP have been at war with the conservatives for the last couple of years. The Mississippi runoff has just exposed them for what they really are. What I don´t get is the fact that with out the Tea Party activists they wouldn´t have the House and they are about to blow gaining back the Senate.
I wish that they would fight against the left as hard as they are coming down on the Tea Party.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TexasHillCountry, 7/2/2014 1:03:13 PM     (No. 9908524)

When a boil is lanced there is a terrible odor and pus runs all over. As unpleasant as is that process, it is a necessary step in getting free of the infection.

Good on you, True the Vote!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/2/2014 1:04:41 PM     (No. 9908528)

I just changed my official voter registration to Independent.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Pros7767, 7/2/2014 1:20:57 PM     (No. 9908556)

I emailed Reince Priebus last night calling on him to force Cochran to step down.

I urge all Ldotters to do the same.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: enuf8, 7/2/2014 2:38:02 PM     (No. 9908644)

As of late this AM True To Vote notified it´s followers as many as 4000 votes by crossovers from primary to runoff have been found. They have yet to check the Delta area and absentee votes.
So. 2700 more votes could stop Cochran and his enablers COLD.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 7/2/2014 2:56:59 PM     (No. 9908670)

Well that´s a terrible idea No. 7. The Tea Paty candidate, McDaniel, is in need of help to expose the tactics of an old fraud and you leave the Party.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: LouD, 7/2/2014 3:12:59 PM     (No. 9908686)

#10, I have always been a registered Independent, but that doesn´t mean I can´t support whichever candidate I want. And the Tea Party is not a separate party, either. So I am free to vote my conscience, not someone politicians say I should.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: oh-heck, 7/2/2014 3:16:16 PM     (No. 9908689)

For those who didn´t read to the end:

Opening up the books as True the Vote seeks could expose unpleasantries about Mississippi vote-counting practices that neither Democratic nor Republican Party leaders want the public to see.

The establishment of both parties need a forceful reminder that they work for us. Let the sun shine in!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: dman, 7/2/2014 3:25:45 PM     (No. 9908704)

Yes, #12.

Just let the sunshine in

OP, the Establishment has no interest in uniting. They only care about winning.

They deserve neither.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Udanja99, 7/2/2014 4:09:23 PM     (No. 9908737)

#10, I didn´t leave the party. The party left me. And I don´t live in Mississippi, so can´t help McDaniel, except through donations.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/2/2014 4:15:05 PM     (No. 9908745)

Principles over party ! That is my motto.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/2/2014 4:26:18 PM     (No. 9908752)

"establishment Democrats and Republicans"

No need to be redundant.



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Reply 17 - Posted by: doctorfixit, 7/2/2014 5:09:45 PM     (No. 9908785)

Will Republicans ever learn? You´d think after the 3rd rate Watergate break in the GOP would realize that they aren´t crooked enough or clever enough to copy Democrat party corruption. That´s about the only thing the GOP has going for them. They´re so dumb they can´t get away with anything. If there weren´t enough reasons to get rid of Cochran before, his bungling vote fraud warrants giving him the boot.

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