Rand Paul reacts to Mitch McConnell’s plan to ‘crush’ the TEA Party

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is in the midst of a tough primary fight against the TEA Party-backed candidate Matt Bevin. Other establishment Republicans, like Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), are also facing tough primary challenges from more conservative opponents. In an interview with the New York Times over the weekend, Sen. McConnell spoke out against these threats, declaring Republicans are “going to crush them everywhere.” He then added: “I don’t think they are going to have a single nominee anywhere in the country.”

Read the entire New York Times piece HERE.

On radio this morning, Sen. McConnell’s compatriot, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), joined Buck Sexton to discuss the infighting within the GOP and how that could effect the party in the 2014 midterm elections and beyond. Sen. Paul also explained his crusade to combat intrusive government surveillance techniques.

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  • landofaahs

    The Tea Party can always form their own party. What will you RINO’s do then? The republican party disses the Tea Party folks at their own peril.

  • Draxx

    The hard part is Keeping Progressive-Socialist out of the Tea Party so that it actually has some Integrity!

  • Publius Flavius Vegetius

    How does the idiot plan on getting reelected to the Senate without the Tea Party?

  • 2KR

    Democrats and Republicans fail to accept the CONSTRAINTS on government imposed by the Constitution. We have a president who cares nothing for its principles, never matching his actions to its constraints. Jefferson outlined four functions of Government. 1. A military standing at the borders with the guns aimed out. 2. A system of public education because no free society can stand in the absence well educated voters. 3. A judiciary to protect the Bill of Rights and the Constitution 4. Regulation of interstate commerce. AND NOTHING ELSE. How are we doing? The Tea Party is the party of constrained government.

  • Jayne Nielsen

    All McConnell is doing is bloviating. He knows his political clock is ticking. And it ain’t ticking upward!

  • Anonymous

    McCONNEL, you are but one and the TEA PARTY ARE MANY! Just think of all the T P VOTES to kick you RINO BUTT to the curb! Count me as NUMBER 1!

  • The truth about spammers

    The last gasp from the old guard. It’s time for the old fella to go.

  • The truth about spammers

    That’s a joke, right? LMFAO

  • Anonymous

    Rand Paul endorses Mitch McConnell! Well now, who coulda seen this coming?
    The term LIBERTARIAN says it all, for example:
    LIBER-AL
    LIBER-TARIAN
    Two peas in a pod, what more can be said. LIBERTARIAN is code for Progressive New Left Activist. Marco Rubio is the same, along with John McCain, Jeff Flake and yes, Mitch McConnell. Folks, these are true, blue “born again” Americans selling out Our Beloved America to European-style governance. It’s called, “I know which side of my piece of bread is buttered!”
    Or how’s about, “Go-along-to-get-along!” Mitch-boy must’ve told Paul, “If you scratch my back, I’ll scratch yours!” Translation, if Rand Paul sides with “Mitch-boy” and brings the conservative voters, delivering them to “Mitch-boy,” “Mitch-boy” will swing some of his “heft” at the GOP/RNC and superPacs to lay “some serious cash” out for Rand Paul’s run for President. See, offer a Libertarian or Independent enough MOOLA, they’ll cave like a circus tent in a rain storm. Don’t forget “Mitch-boy” has a 30 year record of crony capitalism under his belt, coupled with a good dose of corruption. Washington DC politicos are easy to figure out, because they’re behaving just like any third world, tin-horned, dictatorship…corrupt to the bone. Self serving, liars! Their motto? 1)Greed, 2)power, and 3)a good dose of corruption. We The People must stand firm and fight this wanton selling of America for the highest bidder. Folks, follow the money. God Bless America, she’s on life support. Join a Tea Party urgently! Support your local Article V committee for:1)term limits, 2) balanced budget and 3)return of States Rights.
    More on corrupt McCain’s coming run for office again.
    http://hope2012.wordpress.com/2008/07/26/songbird-mccain-the-evidence-in-his-own-words-his-fellow-veterans-and-his-captors/

  • Anonymous

    Lots at stake for him. Doesn’t he become head of the Senate if the Republicans take over? If Mitch wants to win, he would serve himself better if he befriended the “tea party” people than alienate them.

  • Anonymous

    So the RINO’s are going to destroy the tea party. Now, does everyone understand why little progress have been made about the IRS scandal. The GOP views the tea party as much an enemy as the democrats. This is the raod our country is travelling. Both parties like their socialism and centralized govts. where laws only apply to the serfs, not the legislators.

    America, the beautiful:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRUjr8EVgBg

  • Mike Nelson

    Ideally they would join, and see the true manifestations of their true ideals in the behavior of people who have hope.

    It’s too bad colleges and gubm’t giveaways have broken the spirit of independence of so, so many, and coopted so many others with promises (read: lies) of an easy “fairness” if only they had a little bit more power to make it happen.

  • Anonymous
  • Anonymous

    Don’t think so.

  • Mike Nelson

    There’s a question of reality here however, that can be described by the fraud of Ross Perot: What happens when there are three parties, and two of them team up? Do you think the GOP will side with TEA, or the Democratic party?

    I’m not saying I know the answer, and boy, I tell you, I wish there was a party I could be part of and feel good about my association, but the best party in the world, imo, is the silent majority. I just wish we could get them to vote.

    Sadly, these are the people who, because they think for themselves, cannot work together for the lack of willingness to agree on the majority of what they DO believe in, which in almost all cases is LIBERTY.

    LESS IS MORE is the appropriate idea here: ‘It does me no injury for my neighbor to say there are 20 gods, or no God. It neither picks my pocket nor breaks my leg.’ Give yourself a pat on the back if you know who said that; so few, do.

    But in reality… show me a politician who will REALLY downsize the government.

  • Anonymous

    McConnell has finally showed his true stripes, and he needs to be STOPPED!!!!!!!! GET HIM OUT OF THE SENATE FOREVER!

  • Anonymous

    The Democrat party.

  • hwyllie

    Rand Paul endorsed Mitch McConnell. why wasn’t that brought up?

  • Spartacus76

    So… Mitch “The B!+CH” has declared “war” on the Tea Party… If it’s war he wants, it’s war he’ll get… Welcome to the fight, Mitch! Prepare to be slaughtered on May 20th!

  • Anonymous

    I still DO NOT UNDERSTAND how come Senator Paul ENDORSED McConnell.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72EnfFysPFE Connor

    Mitch McConnell the anti-Conservative.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72EnfFysPFE Connor

    Please Rand Paul stop standing with this idiot.

  • The truth about spammers

    He showed his stripes a long, long time ago.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=72EnfFysPFE Connor

    They did millions of times before this.

  • Anonymous

    Seems, the Republicans have not learned their lesson yet. Split the party, they’ll lose!

  • Anonymous

    There is always a probem with a three or more party system. However, in a multiple party system two parties an join to make a majority and that does happen. The result is sometimes very effective as neither part wants to lose out to the other. Compromises become effective also.

  • Anonymous

    That was a joke, wasn’t it!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Split the party and lose again!

  • Anonymous

    == RON PAUL == FOR PRESIDENT == TE ONLY SERIOUS CHOICE ===

  • Anonymous

    Things change, people change. I bet Mitch was a devout epublican when he first became a senator. With time, he has changed into a rhino, just as many republicans have. Also being a minority speaker, he still had some upper hand, but his deviate way have smeared him as a true republican. I would have done the same as did Rand.

  • Anonymous

    I’m finished with the GOP. Here in Utah, the “establishment Republicans” has succeeded in watering down our Caucus process and enabled a direct-to-primary provision that, if enacted four years ago, would have prevented Mike Lee from being elected. It’s a big-money move that would effectively lock in incumbents and provide opportunity only for people who can afford to buy their way into a primary.

  • jen

    What? you mean Rubio, tea party endorsed Romney, ayotte, etc.. john Bolton, etc.. – are the ones you think everyone’s leaders should be?
    nah, tea party falls hard for anyone fox puts on its screens and is hailed by their wicked pundits like Krauthammer.

  • http://www.absoluteintensity.com dennis reilly

    McConnell is a punk, just take a look at that sorry excuse of a man

  • jen

    Yes, gop = dem. It has been that way for decades. If you were fooled for so long, whatelse would you be fooled by now? Unfortunately, most of your conservative colleagues still believe gop is the opposition party and anyone with ‘r’ like mccian/Christie/Romney is a big difference over dems.

  • jen

    Clearly, you still don’t get it – get out of the matrix. You are burned into the illusion of 2 party systems that GOP/rove/bush/cheney/Romney/Rubio are your friends, allies, and partners.
    Dissing tea party is not at Gop’s ‘OWN PERIL’! It is to their advantage. You really believe Rove & co has a lot of good in them, yeah they proved with every single thing that they are partners with dems, you’ve been told so by Beck dozens upon dozens of times.
    Yet, you love for the wicked hold. haha – yeah, ‘at their own peril’. Rove & co fooled you – how will you be fooled next?

  • Anonymous

    Then send money to Matt Bevin and help kick McConnell’s butt out. Heck, I’m in NC but I’ve been sending money yo help KY get rid of this scumbag.

  • Anonymous

    One problem that I am always concerned about is the lack of voting integrity. We need picture ID and people with integrity working at the polls, to keep it as it should be — one man, one vote. No Mickey Mouse, no dead people, no ballot stuffing or machine rigging. I just bet that if that were the case, the 130% turnout counties that “voted” for Obama would have vanished, and we might have gotten a person of integrity in.

    We must be vigilant, not only for good people to support, and vote for, but allow them to legally be elected. Apathy will destroy us, coming from either end of the stick.

    Remember Benghazi. Who said, “Stand down.”?

    Laus Deo

  • jalina susan stutte

    Why does Rand Paul align with McConnell? McConnell is one of the problem with the Republican part, where you can’t tell the difference between the Democraps and Republicans. The Rinos don’t get that the Tea Party is the American People! The People who love this country and the Constitution! Rand Paul is a good man but I trust Ted Cruz more.

  • Anonymous

    I am afraid that is happening, and has happened, look at some of the candidates that were run in this last election. There were as least 5 that ran for senators and lost because they were terrible, we should have won, it would have made a huge difference.

  • Charles Hurst

    There is a reason that the GOP has lost twice in a row in the Presidential Elections. You see way back in 2004, a few years after 9-11 we heard the grand speeches given by George. And we thought surely 9-11 was the wake up call. That now we would come back to reason. Bush talked a whole lot about deficit reduction. About the border. About the value of work versus entitlement.

    And what did he do? He called the Minutemen vigilantes. The started this concept of bailouts. Massive spending. He pushed the Patriot Act but let the borders
    remain wide open. Even though the FBI and other agencies revealed that
    terrorists could walk right through. In a nutshell he did the exact opposite of
    everything he said he was going to do. Granted he isn’t the colossal wimp that
    Barry is on foreign policy. But he damaged this country just as much.

    And now the GOP seems to think they can just repeat the same fired up speech and we’ll just walk right to the voting booths for them. McConnell and his idiotic
    display holding the rifle high—as if he isn’t a miserable traitor. Well you
    know what GOP? It doesn’t matter whether you control the Congress with the Oval
    Office or not. You had it all with the Bush era for years. You don’t act with
    anything less than treason whether you are the majority or not. Then the only
    guy that stands up and demands debt accountability, Ted Cruz, you attack. That
    will really get me to vote for you in 2016.

    You want to win the next election? Check your treason at the door. Put in a
    Patriot. And if by some miracle you do win the Congress in 2014 then the first
    and immediate thing you do is impeach that Marxist traitor sitting in our Oval
    Office. You do that I might think you have our country at interest after all.
    You don’t negotiate on amnesty or raising the debt ceiling. Do that and you
    might get my vote.

    Don’t do that and don’t expect my vote. Because what you are doing right
    now, GOP, will collapse our country anyway as my fiction and history predicts.
    So it really doesn’t matter who is in charge. So stop talking and engaging in
    idiotic feel good shows like McConnell just did.

    Show us.

    Charles Hurst. Author of THE SECOND FALL. An offbeat story of Armageddon. And creator of THE RUNNINGWOLF EZINE.

  • Fat Lip

    You know this will probably be taken as a smart remark but in all reality they both call themselves parties but for the American people or at least for my simple mind it hasn’t ever been much of a party for myself or the people I care for deeply maybe the truth of the matter is we should stop calling them parties and use the proper name for it a visitation at a massive scale funeral not much of a party for any of us common AMERICANS. May God be with you all .

  • William Fuzi

    He must have forgotten what happens to the grass when you destroy the roots.

  • Stuck_in_Ca

    “he would serve himself better if he befriended the “tea party” people than alienate them.”

    That’s not who he is, he sees the Tea Party as a dangerous extreme right wing group. He knows nothing about them/us.

  • Anonymous

    I believe President Bush was a Progressive. We need to vote the Progressives out of office. Maybe then this country will have a chance. Split the vote or do not vote and the Democrats will stay in power. A frightening thought.

  • Anonymous

    Good post!

  • bull57

    Matt Bevin is the only candidate I have contrubted to this year and I am from Oklahoma. This is not a Kentucky election, this is truely a national election! McConnell has to be defeated along with several other RINOS!!!

  • mtman2

    It’s just unbelievable with these people!
    They have the same entitlement attitude toward US)Conservatarians) as the lib/Progs in charge of the Dems have for “ownership” of the whole country. Like it’s a game or a sport only they have credentials to play.
    I’ve chewed them out each year on the phone when they call for $ and a few other times just because you feel like shaking them to reality.
    THEY HAVE TO BE DEFEATED BY CITIZEN/politicians….that can not be bought, bargained with, threatened or ignored!
    It just like the difference between true Believers and the ‘religious’ socialites, whereupon they will be told “DEPART, I NEVER KNEW YOU”(Pharisees+luke-warm christians. False shepherds that run when the wolves come or actually are here to steal the flock themselves=NOT THE TRUE SHEPHERDS. They won’t stand they won’t fight, yet they’ll fight US=you’d have to punch them for them to get it=THEY’RE ALL IMPOSTERS… and do no good in the long run and are a shame in the short haul. USELESS/COWARDS/LIARS/USURPERS/EMBARRASSMENTS.
    To win the war you have to hit what you’re aiming at most all the time, and to do that you have to aim to hit. “Aim small miss small”…
    Imagine a basketball/baseball/football/hockey team that were
    PATHETIC-LOSERS all the time but still acted like they were still ‘cool’ to the fans+sponsors -even when they get BOOED all the time?!!

    McConnell just shot himself in both feet at the same time, that’s hard to do unless you’re stupid!
    It’s obvious now that it will take more than a concerted effort with these ne’er-do-wells as they repeatedly “return to their vomit”.

    All that should stand out and hit us between the eyes is just what a feat God+Ronald Reagan did all by themselves!!!!!!!!! ~WOW~

  • mtman2

    All true!
    Though until he proves otherwise Gov. Scott Walker has walked through the fire and came out the other side. Not seen since Reagan and is a true champion in OUR time.

  • mtman2

    He will have to answer with statement of position after this, which WILL show his true colors!

  • mtman2

    It was -2004- when I started to get on the Repub/RHINO’s case, their pretense was getting shaky enough to derail by then, though it’s been the case since 88.
    They’ve been riding on Ronald Reagans coat-tails since he left office-EVIDENTLY-for the free ride but not for perspectives or the positional stands he believed in!

  • Anonymous

    The are too many democratic personalities disguised as republicans. Why don’t they just move over to where they belong in the democratic party. The answer is, they want to be in power and therefore they are faking it with the hope to have power in the republican party.

  • James Brickell

    Need to run McConnel lout on Raill

  • Jimmmm

    Oh he knows a LOT about them/us. The reason he sees the tea party as dangerous is that the tea party is dangerous to bloated government. Mitch is an entrenched old school politician and he and all of his ilk would rather see a democrat win than a tea party candidate. Why? Because a democrat isn’t a threat to the money and power structure in DC. Tea party candidates are.

  • Mike Nelson

    I think I agree with you, and have wished for a long time that the republicans and democrats would get out of both the Republican and Democratic parties and start cooperating as Glenn, Sean, and Levin recently have, but I’ve been watching Euro politics for long enough to be suspicious in the same way I have always been suspicious of how extreme Earthers and unionistas can vote together (the answer is the progressive agenda, because these groups are naturally at odds).

    However, I certainly agree that it might be worthy just to shake up and wake up some of those who would get off the fence and consider the ramifications of their actions (or lack thereof).

  • David Croquet

    McConnell is an olden douche but Matt Bevin is not even registering a little blip with voters. Bevin will be able to vampire away enough votes to knock the old turtle off his throne, and the Democratic candidate will take the seat. Then the 9-12ers will poo their diapers and whine like little bitches

  • Jeff Horton

    Now is the time to take his seat. He has been in that seat for a long time. We can’t keep electing the same people, and expect a different result. As they will see it as: I must be doing a good job, Then continue the same actions. We have too many RINOS. Let’s get rid of this one. I suggest send a couple bucks to his opponent.

  • Jeff Horton

    Yep: And the Tea Party are older working or retired people. Not the Kooks that these morons portray them as.

  • Jeff Horton

    Then David Talk to people in your Family and friends. get them to commit. maybe send in two dollars to Matt. This is the only way we will get the old guard out. It is us the people who never send any money to save our country. The only other alternative could be very bad.

  • Jeff Horton

    I’m in California just a couple bucks if 3million across the us just sent in 2 dollars that six million will go along way. And a 2 dollar contribution won’t hurt anything, it is legal. And will drive the left crazy as to where all the money came from costing the liberals time focusing on something that is not there.

  • Jeff Horton

    And that will create a one party system. Tea party just needs to educate the republican base. As pelosi says through the fog.

  • Jeff Horton

    I’m sure I saw FLO as his speech writer. For those whom do not know FLO: (FLO is progressives insurance agent on TV).

  • Mike

    hey Jen…..me!

  • Anonymous

    No it was not. The “R’s” are more in line with the “D’s”. McConnell’s statement clearly states that sentiment. You’ve got the Stalinist vs the Trotskies. In the same church just a different pew.

  • David Croquet

    Hey Jeff, I do give money to charities but almost never politicians. Certainly won’t give any to Bevin as he comes off as a tool, and suckles Beck’s tiny nutsack on every appearance. I find Beck so disingenuous that it makes me question his political choices (Ted Cruz, Louie Gohmert, Michelle Bachman come off as absolute morons).

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  • Lesa Page

    Yes and I think we should call ourselves the PATRIOT party!!!!!

  • landofaahs

    That works for me. And we could call the democrat party the Parrot party.

  • Draxx

    What is the Responsibility of a Parent(s)…
    Provide Shelter, Provide Nutrition, Provide Guidance & Education (future), Provide Morals/Religion/Safety to the best of their ability…

    But, what is the Gov’t Providing todays Children…?
    Free Housing, Free Food, Indoctrination, Gov’t is God, False Sense of Safety and Well Being, Destruction of the Family Unit and Love…

    Why do kids of today need their parents when the Gov’t is Providing Everything The Parents Should??? (I know the answer, but many don’t.)

  • Mark Daniel Johansen

    The “old guard” Republicans have demonstrate that they would rather lose a seat to a Democrat than to a Tea Party candidate. I used to think that the Republicans were only interested in staying in power and would not stand up for principle. I admit I was wrong. They will go down fighting before they will let the Tea Party win. They would rather die than abandon their fundamental moral principles of bloated government and cronyism.

  • Mike Nelson

    If you’re asking me in earnest… it should be to give them a beating when they get out of line! Too many children having children, a society that tells (and enforces) kids to go “act their age,” and then excuse bad behavior as “not knowing any better,” go hand in hand.

    My grandfather was a big believer in kids’ ears being located in their butts; you spank em, they hear you. As the saying goes, “Spare the rod, spoil the child.”

    It’s amazing that we’ve been brought to this level by a generation whose own parents survived the Depression era and prohibition. Amazing.

  • Anonymous

    Interesting. Paul agrees with Obama’s actions on Russia. Just the other day Beck’s show was criticizing Obama for not including a military option at this point. Interesting also how Paul agrees with Obama and the Democrats on prison reform. This exemplifies how the Libertarian strain somewhat crosses into liberal principals. For this reason, Paul has a better chance at the Presidency than Cruz.

  • Deckard426

    Since only the good die young, McConnell will live a long, l–o–n–g time.

  • Anonymous

    Sad that Rand Paul because he has sought connections through McConnell can only speak about the in fighting instead of working with the Tea Party.

  • Crassus

    That’s your problem with Matt Bevin right there. Out-of-staters like him but Kentuckians aren’t buying what he’s selling. Like it or not, it IS a Kentucky election. Oklahomans can’t vote there (well, maybe in some Kentucky counties they can).

  • Crassus

    Just a case of one incumbent endorsing another. Sonny Boy Rand has been around Washington politics much of his life. He’s no outsider.

  • Difcan’s Avatar

    Lib intellect on display ^^^

  • Difcan’s Avatar

    The vitriol of the left is … Unsettling. The real boogyman is the one who taught you how to hate so strongly your countrymen who want nothing more than liberty and justice for ALL. Yes, ALL. I’m afraid your support is for those who would pick the winners and losers. I get it, it’s the only way losers like you will ever have a chance. If the cream rises to the top, you would elect those who should scrape the cream off, and serve bitterness to ALL.

  • Cathy

    I understand Rand’s spot he’s in. But if he really wants to be taken serious on getting the Tea Party people elected He needs to stick by them and not the career politicians that are going against everything he believes. Time for him to step up and set an example so we can ditch McConnell

  • Cathy

    We have a liberal president now. How’s that working out? I’d rather go for a true conservative. But I don’t want someone weak on foreign policy to appease libertarians. That’s why Ron Paul never made it.

  • Cathy

    Yep Scott dared to take a stand and he succeeded. Time for more republicans to do the same. Fl just showed us the way. Now it needs to spread. Even though Jolly isn’t my type of candidate. He’s not a democrat. People said he was a lobbyist. Well Obama appointed a lot of them to his administration after lying and saying he wouldn’t. Let’s praise those that tell the truth no matter what and condemn the liars.

  • Cathy

    Isn’t it great that we have to worry about fair elections? I feel there is no difference now than in 3rd world countries rigging elections.

  • Cathy

    Ron Paul too had his pork projects He wasn’t any different either. He just hid it better

  • Cathy

    Did I see the word Moron?Sheila Jackson Lee comes to mind along with many many other democrats including our Wonderful president

  • Cathy

    Well at least he is being honest. He just doesn’t get what the Tea party people are about. He’s buying into the MSM’s definition of the Tea Party. We believe in our constitution which most in office now are ignoring.

  • 7tom7

    Our so so U.S Attorney general Eric Holder want to decrease prison population by decreasing the sentences of major drug pushers !!!. Question is to make room for what this obama adminstration consider in being enemies of state or terrorists ,which are Conservatives, Tea Party,Pro Israel groups, people and group who speak out against obama and progressives policy ?????????? I don’t think obama have anything on Putin of the Soviet Union in being a dictator to lock up people who have opposing views !!!

  • Anonymous

    Like the last election, the Republican dilemma is fragmenting votes between centrist, conservative and libertarian candidates.

  • Cathy

    Which candidate are libertarians?

  • Anonymous

    Last election – Ron Paul. This election Rand Paul.

  • mtman2

    “Well”, he did “reach across the aisle” same as McCain setting a “NEW TONE”. Instead of going all out, evidently thought he could “change’m’, but like most alcoholics and bad boys the Left can’t change because they won’t. They “must be defeated in the arena of ideas”.So don’t ‘marry into’ the family!

  • soybomb315

    So did Rand explain why he has endorsed McConnell?

  • Hugh Jass

    If the same centralized power is required for “fair” and “unfair” income redistribution, what determines who has such power over whom?

  • Susan Cirotti

    Jimmmm, Thanks for the comments, perfect!

  • Susan Cirotti

    Yes, I believe your right,but we rid ourselves of these power hungry men, if men we’re angels we wouldn’t have to worry, so fight on principal and have faith we can get it done one senator at a time, until we change the republican party back to conservative principals and free market values.

  • Susan Cirotti

    If we thought like you 2010 would never have happened, ye have little faith in the American people.

  • David Croquet

    Real Americans don’t support these nutty pervs

  • DW

    Perhaps he should take the time to educate himself before he makes public statements about anyone or any group. That would be the wise thing to do. Which, naturally, tells me he’s not very wise, assuming your assertion that he just doesn’t get us is true.

  • DW

    You know what? I don’t care who you or anyone else considers a moron. I’d rather have someone with a good dose of common sense and honesty than someone with an IQ of 180 who hasn’t the wherewithal to get in out of the rain. Or tell the truth.

  • DW

    I don’t know, but I hadn’t heard that until this thread. If he did, I’m rather disappointed and one with Rand Paul. It tells me all I need to know about him. He ain’t what he claimed to be.

  • DW

    Well, your statement lacks a little caveat. An Okie can vote in Kentucky’s election. The qualifiers are they must be dead and they must be democrat. Dead democrat voting is on the rise everywhere. And the Grim Reaper has no ethics.

  • Anonymous

    I sent that SOB establishment twit an email on this – warned him that he better get on the right side of the constitution and our grass roots tidal wave movement or he is going to drown. Being against the Tea Party is equivalent to being against America. Does he not know our history? He better brush up on it then.

  • Anonymous

    In other words, they are only fighting for themselves and what they get out of it.

  • Anonymous

    None of which pertain to Sheila Jackson Lee in any way shape or form… that woman is a disgrace and the ONLY reason she is in office is due to racism in voting. Same for the big O man. Blacks vote for Blacks and we’re called racist when we disagree with the politicians welfare mentality. Whatever.

  • Anonymous

    It might be because as David Croquet said above, the TP candidate is unseen and the Dems would win the seat. This is not a seat we can afford to loose with the power McConnell has right now and I believe if we have enough TP members in congress – he can be pushed into going along – we just can’t afford to loose this seat. That is probably why Paul supports him…. what they say is not always what they mean – it as much a war with words and impressions as it is political will.