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Can Anybody Find
the GOP Campaign?

Rush Limbaugh.com, by Rush Limbaugh

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Posted By:Periwinkel, 8/27/2014 6:17:38 PM

RUSH: There was a story -- I intended to already be into my media Stack here ´cause it´s great, but something just struck me. I didn´t go into detail on it yesterday. I intended to, I just didn´t get to it. There´s another thing I didn´t get to yesterday. There´s a bunch of polling data out, and I saved it for today, that American people and African-Americans think race relations are worse today than since Obama was elected, and even an Obama pollster is admitting this, and I´ve got the sound bites. (snip) That is that Larry Sabato, who is

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I don´t see any particular campaign, either. Cutting taxes? Nope Deficit reduction? Nope Closing the border? Nope Cutting the budget...how a budget bill? Nope. Repealing Obamacare? Obamacare? What is that? Nope.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: John c, 8/27/2014 7:11:32 PM     (No. 9983739)

The leading GOP Candidate for Gov. in MA is a pro choice, Scott Brown type, "me too" guy who wants to be nice to everyone. the conservative candidate is at 15%.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: littleorby, 8/27/2014 7:19:13 PM     (No. 9983745)

Thanks for posting this piece. I don´t listen to Rush much anymore, and I would have missed this.

I believe the R´s are lulled into believing the people are so fed up, blab, blab, blab. And, that conservatives have nowhere else to go blab, blab, blab IS their strategy.

I don´t know what the percentages are, but there are a number of forward thinking, Tea Party type voters whom see the holding-their-noses, and voting for the lesser of two evils is not working; and, in fact by doing so, we actually become ´enablers´ of the status quo, by keeping the D-lite R´s in office.

Again, I don´t know how many see the above logic, but I´m ONE who will NOT play that silly game any longer --- I say, let things get so bad that even the stupid voters will understand the nation is headed in the wrong direction, and that the present crop of R´s, and most whom are up for election, and reelection are complicit (perhaps intentionally so), in the destruction of America.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 8/27/2014 8:21:46 PM     (No. 9983773)

Umm -it doesn´t take much effort to find awesome Republicans campaigning hard for the House, Senate , Governorships and local and state seats.
However, if one spends all their time in a bubble existing solely of their gated compound and The Everglades Club and trolling tech blogs and watching Netflix , how would they know ?
As an example , Speaker Boehner has spent August
on a 14 state bus tour campaigning, fundraising and supporting Republicans at every stop.
Youtube has the video-The Drive to 245.
" The Drive to 245 " is the House Republican theme for November.
“We have members who need help,” Boehner says in the video. “But it’s also an opportunity to talk to an awful lot of Americans about what’s going on in our county.”
Boehner has done many town halls and raised campaign cash for
Stewart Mills of Minnesota;
Ryan Zinke of Montana;
Rep. Sean Duffy of Wisconsin;
Rep. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota;
and Mike Bost, Darlene Senger, former Rep. Bobby Schilling and Rep. Rodney Davis, all of Illinois.
Limbaugh has done..bupkus, but, complain and misrepresent.
Former VP Dick Cheney is hosting an enormous Republican gathering in Jackson Hole to strategize and fundraise for November.
Every Republican at all levels is working hard to get their message out and for Limbaugh to trash them
and say they aren´t, is a lie.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: QRP, 8/27/2014 8:30:57 PM     (No. 9983780)

We keep hearing that if we don´t vote for the Republican - however bad - then the Democrat will win. I can just hear John Bell in 1860 saying if you vote for that third party Republican then Douglas the Democrat will win.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Fiesta del sol, 8/27/2014 8:42:47 PM     (No. 9983787)

I am in NC, and supposedly, the dem, Kay Hagan is in trouble. She has pop up ads on almost all the websites I visit, and she is running TV ads touting how much she loves the military.

I have seen and heard zero ads from the Republican, Thom Tillis. He sure ran a lot of ads against the conservative challengers in the primary. He won the primary, and I think he only got 49% of the GOP vote. It´s almost September, isn´t it getting pretty late to be running ads? Especially since the local paper has hit pieces daily about Republicans.

I don´t have a lot of hope for Tillis. I just heard on the radio today, he is debating Kay Hagan, and it is being moderated by Stephanopolous. Is Thom Tillis that clueless?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: hot coffee, 8/27/2014 10:53:22 PM     (No. 9983894)

Is he even paying attention?

This is further evidence why the GOP is wise to ignore Limbaugh and the rest of the elite talk radio Establishment.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: suedotsue, 8/28/2014 2:42:44 AM     (No. 9984005)

Limbaugh isn´t saying Boehner doesn´t go out and raise money for his chosen candidates. Boehner´s well known for doing so. The GOP already controls the House so they don´t have to say what they´d do differently there. Rush said he doesn´t hear GOP saying what they´ll change, stop, make better when and if they control the Senate. In the transcript he says he reads a great deal but doesn´t see local news across the country and invites callers to let him know their impressions. My observation is Boehner has had daily access to microphones for 20 years, McConnell for 30 years. I´ve never heard either of them repeat scientific studies published in plain English proving CO2 doesn´t cause warming, or even that EPA says Obama regulations won´t effect CO2 emissions-which they´ve said. This needs to be repeated daily. Nor that multiple published studies say warming hasn´t happened in 15+ years and cooling may continue for 2 more decades. Nor that even if CO2 were poison, China controls global CO2 and keeps building coal plants. $1 billion a day is spent on something that doesn´t exist. It´s foundation is that Americans are greedy and must pay in perpetuity. Boehner and McConnell could point out scientific proof every day that this is fraud but they don´t. And it must be done daily to stop it. They either change the subject, say I´m not a scientist, or that regulations will hurt jobs. Global warming exponents have noted that Boehner and McConnell won´t deny AGW. This is just one issue that could differentiate Republicans from Democrats. In this case, it´s also a matter of massive fraud.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: belwhatter, 8/28/2014 3:49:21 AM     (No. 9984020)

I give thanks daily that our local radio station carries Rush. Without him , the totally progressive nuts in this city have free reign to spout and spin everything from the economy,unemployment numbers to shoving at us environmental reports to suit their agenda - it is so refreshing to hear Rush expound on exactly the opposite construct to what the city rulers have said.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: steveW, 8/28/2014 3:52:12 AM     (No. 9984021)

It´s hard to run strong, aggressively proud ads when your response to Democrat lies and destruction is "Me too!", and it´s impossible to claim you´ll go after Democrat corruption when you´ve solemnly sworn never to impeach Dear Leader Barack Hussein, no matter how lawless he becomes.

This GOP "wave" talk is just talk, so far. I hope it´s true but I see no real evidence. Two years ago it was conventional wisdom that no president with such an abysmal record could ever be reelected, and look what happened. The GOP has given us very little reason to be enthused about voting at all in November. I hope the opposite motivation provided by Democrats - to get rid of them - will be enough. But I´m not betting on it, yet.

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