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Dirty Tricks, Tea Party Suicide
and Rising Mississippi Anger

New York Times, by Campbell Robertson

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Posted By:MissMolly, 7/14/2014 2:34:38 PM

JACKSON, Miss. — Mark Mayfield, one of the founders of the Mississippi Tea Party, had lost his political appetite. He stayed away from Facebook and stopped writing letters to the editor. He went to his law office, but often had little to do, since his major clients had all but cut him off. When the runoff for the Republican primary came around, pitting longtime Senator Thad Cochran against State Senator Chris McDaniel, the Tea Party challenger whom Mr. Mayfield deeply believed in, friends said Mr. Mayfield could not even bring himself to vote. Then on the morning of June 27, three days

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 7/14/2014 2:46:09 PM     (No. 9924085)

I suspect there may be more behind this than the NYT has deemed "fit to print". Regardless, dragging up the improper video of Cochran´s wife does not negate the fact that Cochran, Barbour, and the GOP Elites used dirty Democrat-like tactics to steal the election.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 7/14/2014 3:09:14 PM     (No. 9924118)

Look, a resident RINO hen posted an article attacking the TEA Party from the NYTimes.

I don´t think the henhouse has gotten the memo that the TEA Party isn´t about one person or one group.

The TEA Party is a mindset shared by people who are fed up with a corrupt government brought to us by corrupt political parties that have conspired to tear down the economic and moral fabric of our nation.









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Reply 3 - Posted by: ruready?, 7/14/2014 3:09:32 PM     (No. 9924119)

The elites don´t know it yet, but Mississippi was the day that the GOP died.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/14/2014 3:29:01 PM     (No. 9924162)

Spoken like a permanent resident of the sixth grade, #2.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ramona, 7/14/2014 4:19:08 PM     (No. 9924256)

What an unspeakably sad story; the GOP establishment could have surely avoided this sorry outcome had it listened to the people of MS and allowed Thad Cochran to retire as he wished. But no, the threat of a Conservative holding that seat was seen as less acceptable than handing it over to the Dems or allowing the mentally failing Cochran to serve as their proxy. Shame, shame shame on the GOPe and all their supporters, including those here who cannot even bring themselves to condemn either the propping up of Cochran or the false race-based attacks against McDaniels and his supporters.

There are no excuses for the idiots behind the nursing home photo scheme and none have been made for them. Yet theGOP sycophants won´t express even a smideng of disdain for what the party did in MS, demonstrating just how callous they are. Truly, I have no words for these Republicans, just a sickness in my heart that a once reasonably moral Party has sunk to such depths of crony corruption.
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/14/2014 4:25:54 PM     (No. 9924271)

Agreed 3 and 5. In a few words, both posts shine with the usual clarity and wisdom. It´s very sad to see. so many establishment Pubbies acting just like Democrat voters. It don´t matter how sleazy or corrupt, by golly, that guy is an (R) so la,la,la see no evil and hear no evil.
They won´t find out the extent to which the GOP has died until a few more electoral disasters, I believe.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 7/14/2014 4:30:01 PM     (No. 9924280)

Sorry for the 2nd post but isn´t it against the TOS rules to address another poster directly?

Some people can´t handle the truth. How else would you explain their irrational hatred of Sarah Palin or the RINO spin machine trying to explain why Eric "open borders" lost?

Their answer to the race pimping RINO establishment paying black people to vote for Cochran, passing out fliers and making robocalls telling blacks that McDaniel and the TEA Party are racists and are going to suppress their votes is to attack Sarah Palin and the TEA Party.

Add the creepy stalking and it doesn´t look so good for them or their RINO lords.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: pursuitoftruth, 7/14/2014 4:36:04 PM     (No. 9924288)

I agree with you #2 and I believe the RINO´s can´t handle the truth. Hmmm. Is that #3?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: pursuitoftruth, 7/14/2014 4:37:13 PM     (No. 9924291)

Oops #4 I mean.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mikkins2, 7/14/2014 5:45:29 PM     (No. 9924412)

No matter how the Republican Establishment minions slice it or dice it, through Cochran´s campaign slimy tactics, you accused that everyone associated with the Tea Party is a racist.

This is what the Republican Establishment and their suppoters think of you.

Remember this when they whine you didnt vote for their candidate.

Its about time the were given one big collective "Screw You!" and if Cochran or any other of their candidates loses...

It is their own damn fault, not ours. I dont reward people for lying about me or other Americans just to defraud an election.

Hope it was worth it pinheads.

Remember Mississippi!
Got what you flipping deserve?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Brownshoepogue, 7/14/2014 6:06:57 PM     (No. 9924449)

Concur with #2. There is little principle to the comments made by the site´s RINO camper followers. I pay little attention to their postings.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/15/2014 2:28:05 AM     (No. 9924835)

An elephant NEVER forgets....

neither does a former Republican

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