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The Article In Which The Tea Party Accepts Karl Rove's Challenge To A Duel

Texas Chris Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:35 AM
I would add that the TP steer clear of social issues, especially at the federal level. Gay marriage? Not a federal issue. Drug war? We can't afford it, not a federal issue. Abortion? Not a federal issue, kick it back to the states. Healthcare? We can't afford it, block grant Medicare/Medicaid to the states to be run or abolished on a state by state level. Just get the feds out of every issue that isn't clearly and specifically authorized in the constitution.
Earl29 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 12:46 PM
Block grants from the Federal Government? No, thanks.
Basic human rights such as the right to life are Federal issues. thanks to the Fourteenth Amendment.

When Karl Rove, the de facto Capo of the Republican establishment intelligentsia, took aim at the grassroots activists (the Tea Party), offering them up like Issac for sacrifice to the mainstream media and independent voters, he surely doesn't expect them to prostrate themselves at the Altar of Rove.

The Tea Party is ready to do battle. But before we count off our paces, perhaps Mr. Rove would like to rethink his challenge to a duel.

Rove's thesis - that the GOP has been held hostage by the Tea Party, which picks candidates that can't win, thereby sabotaging and embarrassing Republicans -...