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Is the Tea Party Over For The Republicans? (Updated)
Was allen west asked to leave the tea party?
Allan West, one very important tea party guest was ousted out of his Congressional seat, which he refuses to vacate. (As of 11/9/2012 Congressman Allan West had refused to concede). (According to the Associated Press)
Mr. West one of the most boisterous Congressman has spoken more than once, about how we should go "BACK" to the 'original Constitution.'
Makes one wonder if he ever read the Constitution. If he is even aware of the Three-fifths Compromise?
Per. Wikipedia: “The Three-fifths Compromise was a compromise between Southern and Northern States reached during the Philadelphia convention of 1787 in which three-fifths of the enumerated population of slaves would be counted for representation purposes regarding both the distribution of taxes and the apportionment of the members of the United States House of Representatives. It was proposed by delegates.
Delegates opposed to slavery generally wished to count only the free inhabitants of each state.
Delegates supportive of slavery, on the other hand, generally wanted to count slaves in their actual numbers. Since slaves could not vote, slaveholders would have the benefit of increased representation in the House and the Electoral College. The final compromise of counting “all other persons” as only three-fifths of their actual numbers reduced the power of the slave states relative to the original southern proposal, but increased it over the northern position.
The Three-Fifths Compromise is found in Article 1, Section 2, Paragraph 3 of the United States Constitution.” (Wikipedia.)
Rep. Allen West – “Obama, Reid, Pelosi, get the hell out of the USA” – 28 January 2012.
Did Mr. West drink to much at the Tea Party?
Mr. West wants to go back to the beginning of the constitution?
He would not have been allowed to vote and as a black man he would have been considered three-fifths of a human being.
Is he still beneficial to the “Tea Party” a division of the Grand Old Party?
Was he ever beneficial to the "Tea Party?" or just raised their head count by "1"?
What is the reason Patrick Murphy ran against Allen West?
It was strange that Allan West, a member of the Republican/Tea Party, lost his seat to a Democrat. Patrick Murphy who went from being a Republican and, Romney supporter to a Democrat and, it was because of the remarks Mr. West was saying on TV and in Congress, and also Mr. Murphy's disgust with the Tea Party philosophies that led to Mr. Murphy changing his party affiliation, albeit not to an ultra-liberal.
West lashes Out At Wasserman-Schultz In E-Mail.
But wait! Is the Tea Party taking its last gasps? Or, is it dead, at last? Let's hope so!
When election day came and Mr. Murphy was projected the winner, Mr. West demanded a recount.
Sunday, November 11, 2012, according to the Associated Press, a partial recount is underway, 'out of an abundance of caution.' according to election officials and although Patrick Murphy, still has more votes, the West's campaign is now calling the recount a sham.
And after the recount and, Mr. Murphy is declared the winner, the caustic Mr. West will not concede and, refuses to vacate his lost Congressional seat and threatens legal action.
(Do you think Allen West should be invited to the next Tea Party?)
Is the Tea Party losing its strength from being in the water to long?
One Tea Party darling, Congresswoman, Michele Bachmann of Minnesota who launched the Tea Party Caucus and, was also its chair as of July 16th, 2010 barely clung to her seat in the 2012 election. The election was so close, you could probably find broken finger nails imbedded in the bottom of her seat.
However it was Senator Rand Paul from Kentucky, while campaigning for the seat he currently occupies who came up with the idea of a Tea Party Caucus.
Do you think Rand Paul or Michele Bachmann will run for President 2016?
Tea Party superstar Joe Walsh criticized Tammy Duckworth's Military Service!
I watched the Congressional-forum, betweenTea Party/Republican Congressman Joe Walsh and Military Hero Tammy Duckworth, in which Walsh stated that he was against abortion for any reason even to save the mother's life. His exact words: "The life of the woman is not an exception."
At which, Lieutenant Tammy Duckworth, replied "I'm pro-choice without restriction and here though, Mr. Walsh....what he said--not for rape, incest or life of the mother--he would let a woman die rather than give her... then give the doctor the option to save her life.
Per Wikipedia: Mr. Walsh, in the mid-1980s embarked on an acting career.(JoeWalsh, an actor? And now he has lost his Tea Party activist, day Job.)
Something God intended - Richard Mourdock
Spoken like a true, Teabagger?
Could Richard Mourdock's remark, that a pregnancy resulting from rape was something God intended, have caused his political demise?
Joe Donnelly won the Indiana Senate seat held by Richard Lugar, who lost in the primary to Richard Mourdock. (Associated Press)
Richard Mourdock On Abortion: Pregnancy From Rape Is "Something God Intended"
A legimate rape - Todd Akin
Rep. Todd Akin had always been a political Lazarus who could shock pundits and come back from the dead -- until Tuesday. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Another believer in the Tea Party.
Todd Akin lost to Claire McCaskill, the incumbent Democrat by double digits, after his comment that women who are victims of legitimate rape have a built in mechanism that prevents them from getting pregnant. In other words according to Mr. Akin, if a woman or girl gets pregnant as a result of rape, it is not a legitimate rape if you get pregnant.
(Is it any wonder that most victims of rape never report it?)
Republican Todd Akin: Victims of "Legitimate" Rape Don't Get Pregnant
Tea Party Senator Scott Brown criticized Ms. Warren's heritage.
Then Tea Party incumbent Senator Scott Brown of Massachusetts was ousted, by Elizabeth Warren.
After having criticized Elizabeth Warren for speaking of her Native American heritage, and accusing her of lying to gain preferential treatment in college.
Then has war whoops chanted in the background of one of his campaign speeches!
(Could it be something in the TEA causing this behavior?)
Will Scott Brown be a contender in the Presidential run in 2016? or did he drink so much tea that he is in danger of drowning in his own teepee?
Elizabeth Warren Vs Scott Brown Massachusetts Senate debate Round 1, Elizabeth Warren!
The Cherokee Nation Tells the Truth About the Freedmen Issue
Tommy Thompson: 'Who Better Than Me... To Do Away With Medicaid and Medicare?'
Tommy "Mean Drunk" Thompson V Tammy Baldwin in Debate Two
Tommy Thompson was ousted by Tammy Baldwin for the Senate race for Wisconsin. http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/09/will-this-video-sink-tommy-thompsons-wisconsin-senate-hopes/262887/
(Now I am sure there is something in the Tea.)
Supporters of Rick Lindsey: Criticized His Opponent For Not Having Children.
Rick Lindsey's Tea Party supporters attacked his opponent Brandon Whipple for not having children but neither does Lindsey but, is in agreement with Tea Party principles, and lost to Whipple.
What's in the tea? Is this Tea Party out of hand?
Wendy Long, Tea Party Republican lost by a landslide to Kirsten Gillibrand, who had 72% of the vote.
Paul Ryan lost his bid for the Veep Seat.
Although Paul Ryan lost in the 2012 election, he is still the United States Representative for Wisconsin. How did that happen? When do we get a chance to vote him out?
When is Paul Ryan's seat up for re-election?
When are John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, and Eric Cantor's seats up for re-election?
Is Paul Ryan making a desperate run for the Presidential seat 2016?
The Tea Party of nine Republicans - Lost six races for Senate seats.
Nine Tea Party Republican Senate candidates received funding from the Grand Old Party's founder of the Political action committee, Senator Jim DeMint of South Carolina, Tea Party Movement's darling. After spending 8.7 Million of the 16.5 Million Dollars raised by the fund and the super PAC, only three of the nine won!
(Q. Do the six losing Senate candidates get to keep what is left of the super PAC monies???)
Deb Fischer of Nebraska avoided the foot-in-mouth-disease moments that plagued, Senate candidates: Todd Akin in Missouri and Richard Mourdock in Indiana with her defeat of Bob Kerrey. (The Washington Times)
In Ms. Fischer's victory speech, she promised "honesty and integrity."
(This sounds eerily familiar. Was it George W. Bush who said he was going to bring honesty and integrity back to the White House?)
Jeff Flake of Arizona, defeated Richard Carmona for retiring Republican Senator John Kyl's seat.
Ted Cruz Tea Party Republican from Texas, defeated Paul Sadler, Democratic candidate for the Senate.
With the Tea Party Republican's endorsement only three out of nine were victorious, aided by the 2010 elected Senators and Tea Party supporters Marco Rubio of Florida (who is testing the waters to run for President 2016); Rand Paul of Kentucky; Mike Lee of Utah; and Pat Toomey Pennsylvania.
How did the Tea Party make out in the 2012 elections?
No ending Obama Care/Affordable Health Care Act. And after 40 trys, they still have not given up.
No making the "Bush Tax Cuts" for the filthy rich forever.
No vouchers for Medicare. The Gop/Tea Party/Republicans are still working on it.
No cuts to Social Security. The Gop/Tea Party/Republicans are still working on this also.
What is the Prognosis for the 2014/2016 elections?
Have the Republican realized that the Tea Party radicals are losing them seats by trying to control the GOP???
Is the honeymoon over?
Tea Party Standing
What do you think about the Tea Party's future?
The Associated Press
Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia
The St. Louis Post Dispatch
The Washington Times
© 2012 Shyron E Shenko