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Lugar Defeat Sends Many Messages

lhooten Wrote: May 10, 2012 2:03 PM
Lugar is stunned that the People are sick and tired of Authoritarians of ALL stripes stealing power from the People. 'Necessary' for the Nation? What's NECESSARY is for Congress to start doing its JOB as per Article 1 Sect 8 of the Constitution. The 'necessary' votes he's been counting on aren't even a part of his job!
Torr Wrote: May 10, 2012 11:23 PM
"When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty."
~Thomas Jefferson
The defeat of Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar has political tongues wagging all over the nation. Lugar was a major force in the U.S. Senate. He was well liked by colleagues and, ironically, made an early political name for himself as mayor of Indianapolis, where he became known as a strong proponent of the federal government giving power back to cities.

In light of his substantial loss in a GOP primary to State Treasurer Richard Mourdock, Lugar has an opinion as to the loss and what it means, as does his opponent -- as does every Republican and Democratic pundit in America....