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Retired Republican Senator Leads
Effort To Smash Local Tea Party

Breitbart Big Government, by Charlie Spiering

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/29/2014 7:56:30 PM

Sen. Al Simpson (R-WY) retired from the Senate in 1997, but he is now celebrating another political victory in his state. The retired senator ran and won his election as a member of the Republican precinct committee in his hometown of Cody, Wyoming, together with his wife Ann. Both Simpsons earned a majority of the vote, effectively pushing out Tea Party Republicans in the precinct. (Snip) Together, the Simpsons now have the ability to influence the conversation, particularly the direction of the Republican party in Wyoming. “I’m not against anybody, I just want to be in the room,” he said.

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It is so sad to see the party so divided at a time when we should unite more than ever to solidly defeat Democrats. The headline appears to be a lot stronger than what the article describes.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 8/29/2014 8:04:40 PM     (No. 9986510)

The problems facing America today are so much bigger than either party´s philosophy. If one would just realize the T.P. is not actually a political party per se; it is Americans wanting to fight for the Country they believe is being systematically destroyed. How can any law abiding, patriotic, tax paying citizen see these good people as enemies of the state...or the status quo?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lana720, 8/29/2014 8:07:57 PM     (No. 9986511)

Wyoming. What are they up to now population-wise?
462,872 people, 308,516 horses, 1,470 wolves???

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MDConservative, 8/29/2014 8:13:31 PM     (No. 9986515)

About Simpson´s speed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 8/29/2014 8:18:14 PM     (No. 9986520)

If Breitbart ever wants to be taken seriously, they need to stop the hysterical headers that don´t match the facts in the article.
A more truthful headline would have said :
Simpson and his wife were elected by a majority of Wyoming Republicans in his Wyoming precinct.
He had positive comments about the Tea Party.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 8/29/2014 8:21:44 PM     (No. 9986523)

I thought the old, dried up, RINO queen was dead.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 8/29/2014 8:32:04 PM     (No. 9986542)

Al Simpson used to be my favorite senator. I still like him. But his endorsement of liberal democrat bob kerrey in the 2012 Nebraska US Senate race was unforgivable. bob kerrey would not endorse a Republican candidate even if the D opposition was the blind sheik.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: HonestDon, 8/29/2014 8:41:13 PM     (No. 9986553)

RINO, indeed! "Establishment Republicans," i.e., Democrat lite, HATE the TEA Party because we threaten their "get along" lack of guts. The TEA Party is nothing more than old fashioned CONSERVATIVES, many of whom used to be Republicans, but the "establishment" left us. To oppose the TEA Party is to deny any ties to Conservative values. If the likes of John Boehner and Mitch McConnell will be the leaders of the Republican legislative branch, we might as well keep Dingy Harry. Neither case will offer any real opposition to Obama´s Marxism and the shrinking of America.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: richwill, 8/29/2014 8:44:09 PM     (No. 9986558)

Old rinos never die, or go away, they just keep trashing up the landscape.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ricktutt, 8/29/2014 8:57:44 PM     (No. 9986575)


Senile! Forgot he was a conservative!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 8/29/2014 9:33:24 PM     (No. 9986611)

First of all, who does he think he is? He´s been out of the political scene for too long in his weak mind, so he´s out to make waves. He is also a "potty mouth" big time. Never cared for him as he has an ego to match Obama´s.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 8/29/2014 11:31:18 PM     (No. 9986705)

Simpson has always been such a first class jerk. Saying you want to smash the Tea Party is like spitting on the Constitution.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Malia2012, 8/30/2014 6:47:08 AM     (No. 9986878)

I see the old "circular firing squad" is setting up the worn out material again and just in time for the next election. Surprise, surprise! BTW, does it really matter to ANYONE what Simpson says about ANYTHING? Personally, I will vote for just about ANY candidate with an (R) by his/her name in November if that´s what it takes to WIN the Senate back and at least make an attempt at saving our country before it is too late! If that makes ME a rino then so be it! Good grief!

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 8/30/2014 6:52:40 AM     (No. 9986883)

But, #12, if this sort of silliness wasn´t occasionally posted, where would the juveniles aim their spitwads? Even the third grade needs an outlet for frantic energy. You can see at least one evidence on this thread.

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