Quotes of the day

posted at 10:41 pm on August 1, 2012 by Allahpundit

Ted Cruz’s stunning 14-percentage-point victory over Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in Tuesday’s runoff for the Texas Republican Senate nomination gives the tea party explosive momentum heading into the remaining primaries nationwide and the November general elections…

“Anyone who wanted to question whether the tea party concept and ideals played out in 2010, I think you can argue they just got started in 2010,” said Chris Chocola, president of the Club for Growth, a fiscally conservative, free-market group. “And 2012 is a clear indication the tea party is alive and well and growing.”

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Cruz received critical endorsements and millions of dollars’ worth of contributions and other forms of support from the likes of Gov. Palin, who campaigned for him; Tea Party hero and fundraising powerhouse Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C.; the D.C.-based Tea Party group FreedomWorks, which is led by former House Majority Leader Dick Armey; the anti-tax, pro-free market group Club for Growth, whose top executive is former Rep. Chris Chocola, R-Pa.; conservative columnist and ABC News commentator George F. Will; and National Review, the venerated magazine founded by the late William F. Buckley, Jr.

Ted Cruz, in short, was an establishment candidate in his own right.

“It is time to think differently about the Tea Party,” said Darrell West, a political scientist at the Brookings Institution. “In the early days, the Tea Party was basically a grassroots movement, didn’t have a lot of prominent people behind them, didn’t have a lot of money. But now they have big money. They can bring outside resources into a state election, and prove to be very decisive. So they are getting institutionalized as a movement: They have major political figures who are behind them; they have money that is behind them. So they have emerged as a different type of ‘establishment’ organization.

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Cruz undoubtedly embraced the tea party movement, which rightly deserves a hearty share of the credit for his feat.

But Robert George, who taught Cruz constitutional law during Cruz’s undergraduate work at Princeton, said he would caution against simply branding him a pot-stirrer.

George sees Cruz more likely molding himself into a gray beard of sorts who sets out to accomplish big policy goals and is the point man on constitutional questions…

“Folks would say the tea party is rough about the edges. You can’t say that about Ted. He’s incredibly committed to the cause, but he’s smooth, polished and very articulate,” Elliott said. “It’s clear they’ve already identified him as someone who is going to join the leadership core in the U.S. Senate, perhaps for the next 20 or 30 years.”

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Original Tea Partiers, who remember the days mass rallies and colonial outfits, say they don’t miss that chaotic moment. The newer, more efficient movement fits their needs.

“I don’t look at it as institutionalization, I look at it as getting the job done,” said Amy Kremer of Tea Party Express. “All that matters is that Ted Cruz is victorious. All that matters in November is that we take the White House and the Senate.”…

For a movement that has prided itself for the three years of its lifespan on being anti-establishment, the Tea Party — thanks to the slick abilities and organization of groups like FreedomWorks — is becoming its own establishment, kind of a counter-establishment on the right.

“It’s all about the credibility too – because we take on the party, that gives us this credibility,” Brendan Steinhauser said, adding that “We’re not afraid to bloody up their noses.”

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“These guys [newly elected Tea Party candidates]” are going to force Romney to the right,” said Andrea Shell, a spokeswoman for Tea Party group Freedom Works. “That is our entire mission.”…

“If we can elect a really conservative House and Senate that will force Romney to go along with our bold conservative agenda,” Shell said. “He’s going to have to really, really go to the right. He’ll be working with guys in the House and Senate. He won’t be able to get away with too many middle of the road policies, especially on things like the deficit.”…

“It’s not going to be a Romney driven presidency,” Norman Orenstein, a researcher at the conservative think tank AEI recently told ABC News. “It’s going to be a Congressional, conservative, Republican driven presidency from Congress.”

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DeMint argues the more tea party movement-backed senators, the less gridlock.

“(When) Ted Cruz comes in … I think he can help empower some of the Democrats to make those hard decisions,” DeMint told CNN.

The South Carolina lawmaker believes the more staunch conservatives in the Senate, the more Democrats will be forced to compromise and come the GOP’s way.

“I think there are enough Democrats, if we have a strong mandate election, who will work with people like Ted Cruz and (Sen.) Marco Rubio and (Sen.) Pat Toomey and these senators here, in a sensible way to change the course of our country,” said DeMint. “The good news is this: because the rest of the world is in such bad shape, if we make a few hard decisions about fixing our tax code, fixing our entitlements so that we’re on a sustainable course, America could be the best place to do business overnight.”

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Some are already sensing a shift in the attitude of the Senate leadership.

“I notice that Mitch McConnell is speaking at a Tea Party rally soon,” Mr. Mourdock said in an interview on Wednesday. Mr. Mourdock campaigned with Mr. Cruz, who told him, he said, that he had taken his inspiration from Mr. Mourdock’s insurgent campaign in Indiana.

“Just the fact that the Republican leadership is willing to reach out to those folks is important,” Mr. Mourdock said. “If that kind of coalition comes together, on Day 1 it will be if not a literal majority a real large majority, and I think on Day 1 we will jump right into the frying pan.”

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A final point here: One of the most underreported stories of this presidential election is how the Republican brand is in FAR WORSE shape than the Democratic brand. In our most recent NBC/WSJ poll, the GOP’s fav/unfav was 34%-43% vs. the Democrats’ 40%-40%. Indeed, the GOP has had a worse fav/unfav than the Democrats in every single NBC/WSJ poll (that’s 14 of them!!!) since Jan. 2011, after Republicans won control of the House. So as the Tea Party/grassroots/anti-establishment conservative wing of the GOP has become MORE powerful, the GOP’s overall brand image has gone down, especially with indies. It is hard not to believe these two facts aren’t connected. And this raises the question: Will this be a drag on Romney? Or here’s another way to put it: How can this not be a drag on him? Help us out with this riddle: When was the last time a presidential candidate won when their party was viewed MORE unfavorably than the other side?

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KOOLAID2

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Original Tea Partiers, who remember the days mass rallies and colonial outfits, say they don’t miss that chaotic moment. The newer, more efficient movement fits their needs.

Yeah, we get our guys elected.
OWS hasn’t moved beyond crapping on cars.

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Finally a thread not about chicken. Thank You Allah. ; )

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Bishop

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Evening Angrymike.

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Texas Tea

Electrongod on August 1, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Well I knew someone was out there……….;-)

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Another day, another brutal swing state poll for Romney. This time it’s Nevada, where Mitt is getting clobbered by Obama 50-45%. Is there any…ANY…battleground where Romney is doing well?

gumbyandpokey on August 1, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Yes it is, nip hair……..I’m still at work though…,…..;-(

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:46 PM

But now they have big money. They can bring outside resources into a state election, and prove to be very decisive. So they are getting institutionalized as a movement: They have major political figures who are behind them; they have money that is behind them. So they have emerged as a different type of ‘establishment’ organization.

and the problem is ?

burrata on August 1, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Teamentum! :D

cynccook on August 1, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Cruz, chicken…chicken, Cruz…I can’t decide!

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 10:47 PM

gumby, stop being a zombie pollbot….

lovingmyUSA on August 1, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Is there any…ANY…battleground where Romney is doing well?

gumbyandpokey on August 1, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Nope, your work here is done.

Adios mofo.

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Gunbyandpokey
from what I have heard, Reagan was behind in the polls in 80 up until the election, and we know how THAT turned out…………;-)

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:49 PM

KOOLAID2

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:43 PM

lol

Axe on August 1, 2012 at 10:49 PM

The comments to that last MSNBC link are hilarious…they aren’t talking about Oclueless at all…Looks like the libs are going to tay clueless until November!

lovingmyUSA on August 1, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Some are already sensing a shift in the attitude of the Senate leadership.

We need to shift Mitch McConnel the hell out of leadership. Boehner as well.

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Yes it is, nip hair……..I’m still at work though…,…..;-(

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Down Twinkles.

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Loved my CFA sandwiches today…

OmahaConservative on August 1, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Cozmo
Howdy……
well gotta go I’ll be back around 11:30…………..;-)

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:51 PM

“It’s not going to be a Romney driven presidency,” Norman Orenstein, a researcher at the conservative think tank AEI recently told ABC News. “It’s going to be a Congressional, conservative, Republican driven presidency from Congress.”

I like the sound of that..:)

idesign on August 1, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Chuck TODD!!!!…

One of the most underreported stories of this presidential election is how the Republican brand is in FAR WORSE shape than the Democratic brand.

LOL

Fallon on August 1, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Regarding the final question and numbers on GOP favor ability I think the easy explanation is that TEA party and other conservatives are registering their negative opinion of the GOP as well as are Indies and Leftsts. Not a hard explanation. Except for liberal reporters.

Charlemagne on August 1, 2012 at 10:53 PM

A final point here: One of the most underreported stories of this presidential election is how the Republican brand is in FAR WORSE shape than the Democratic brand.

Yeah, well, at least we can acknowledge the RINOs in the GOP and do something about getting them out of office. Dems can’t even admit that their party has gone total batshit Commie, which is, by the way, an extreme in and of itself.

PatriotGal2257 on August 1, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Another day, another brutal swing state poll for Romney. This time it’s Nevada, where Mitt is getting clobbered by Obama 50-45%. Is there any…ANY…battleground where Romney is doing well?

gumbyandpokey on August 1, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Are you always that stupid and delusional or you just a liar? What is that in “extreme over sampling” of democrats in this super biased polls that you do not understand? In the battleground states polls released today it was proven beyond a shadow of doubt that the democrats were extremely over sampled…

mnjg on August 1, 2012 at 10:53 PM

One of the most underreported stories of this presidential election is how the Republican brand is in FAR WORSE shape than the Democratic brand.


The Democratic brand getting the crap kicked out of it on November 6th will be the most underreported stories on November 7th.

In a just world, people like Rachel Maddow and Chissy Matthews would just have their heads explode from internal stress while reporting another Republican wave election.

PolAgnostic on August 1, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Finally a thread not about chicken. Thank You Allah. ; )

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 10:43 PM

or homos or guns control. It don’t matter the Bickersons will show up anyway.

Rio Linda Refugee on August 1, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Nope, your work here is done.

Adios mofo.

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 10:48 PM

I was thinking the same thing….perhaps not in those same, exact words though.

cynccook on August 1, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Are you always that stupid and delusional or you just a liar? What is that in “extreme over sampling” of democrats in this super biased polls that you do not understand? In the battleground states polls released today it was proven beyond a shadow of doubt that the democrats were extremely over sampled…

mnjg on August 1, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Shhhhhhh….no, no. 0bama’s got it in the bag. The Dems should just relax now, the heavy lifting is already done. Maybe they should even plan a vacation late this fall.

cynccook on August 1, 2012 at 10:56 PM

As long as these bandwagon “tea partiers” fix our finances, and help slightly increase our Liberty, they can get as Establishment as they want.

At the first sign of business-as-Washington-usual, we start “a New party, a Third party, THE WILD-ING PARTY!”

;)

Who is John Galt on August 1, 2012 at 10:58 PM

….perhaps not in those same, exact words though.

cynccook on August 1, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Ssssshhhh…After seeing all the crap the nutballs have been gettin’ away with I figured I’d press the envelope a bit.

Howdy……

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Timewarp to 11:30

Howdy back.

Now stop bein’ so angry.

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Pic of the Day: “Obama Can Kiss My Ass”

Resist We Much on August 1, 2012 at 10:54 PM

BWAHAHAH and he is apologetically proud of his sign… ;)

SWalker on August 1, 2012 at 10:59 PM

Fallon on August 1, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Chucky T has sold his soul for Dear Leader. What will he and NBC do come January..?

d1carter on August 1, 2012 at 10:59 PM

Pic of the Day: “Obama Can Kiss My Ass”

Resist We Much on August 1, 2012 at 10:54 PM

On Obama’s enemy list #14.
You can’t claim success without givin’ credit to The Won…

Electrongod on August 1, 2012 at 11:00 PM

One of the most underreported stories of this presidential election is how the Republican brand is in FAR WORSE shape than the Democratic brand.

Underreported because they know that no one will buy into it anymore. The Democrats chickens are coming home to roost.

HotAirian on August 1, 2012 at 11:00 PM

TeaNami 2 !!!

It’s coming.

PappyD61 on August 1, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Are you always that stupid and delusional or you just a liar? What is that in “extreme over sampling” of democrats in this super biased polls that you do not understand? In the battleground states polls released today it was proven beyond a shadow of doubt that the democrats were extremely over sampled…

mnjg on August 1, 2012 at 10:53 PM

.
Pax – the best thing in the world for conservatives is to let the delusional left BELIEVE everything is as lopsided as these polls suggest:

1) If ALL the swing states are already out of reach – why donate to the SCOAMF’s campaign?

2) If ALL the swing states are already out of reach – why worry about MORE voter registration for likely Democratic voters?

3) If ALL the swing states are already out of reach – why bother voting?

Stupid and Delusional are the hallmarks of liberals and we should encourage this mindset to our utmost.

PolAgnostic on August 1, 2012 at 11:00 PM

B

WAHAHAH and he is apologetically proud of his sign… ;)

SWalker on August 1, 2012 at 10:59 PM

Did you mean unapologetically ?

OmahaConservative on August 1, 2012 at 11:01 PM

My pool tried to murder me today.

Bishop on August 1, 2012 at 11:01 PM

Underreported because they know that no one will buy into it anymore. The Democrats chickens are coming home to roost.

HotAirian on August 1, 2012 at 11:00 PM

Ummm, no there not, Dan Cathy fried them up and served them as sandwiches this afternoon… :O

SWalker on August 1, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Sean Lengell

So, we’re not dead again?

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Pic of the Day: “Obama Can Kiss My Ass”

Resist We Much on August 1, 2012 at 10:54 PM

LOLz..awesome.

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:02 PM

My pool tried to murder me today.

Bishop on August 1, 2012 at 11:01 PM

And I know why.

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 11:02 PM

SWalker on August 1, 2012 at 10:59 PM

Did you mean unapologetically ?

OmahaConservative on August 1, 2012 at 11:01 PM

DOH………… Stupid spellchecker…

SWalker on August 1, 2012 at 11:02 PM

thanks AP. a Palin vid. manna for the hungry masses.

Pick the Chick!

renalin on August 1, 2012 at 11:03 PM

One of the most underreported stories of this presidential election is how the Republican brand is in FAR WORSE shape than the Democratic brand.

Really ? Forgot the shellacking ?

burrata on August 1, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Shhhhhhh….no, no. 0bama’s got it in the bag. The Dems should just relax now, the heavy lifting is already done. Maybe they should even plan a vacation late this fall.

cynccook on August 1, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Man, the stupidity and delusions of these liberals are incredible… They simply cannot accept facts, truth, and reality…

mnjg on August 1, 2012 at 11:03 PM

Chucky T has sold his soul for Dear Leader. What will he and NBC do come January..?

d1carter on August 1, 2012 at 10:59 PM


At the rate their ratings are going?

Be sold off as an impaired asset. :)

PolAgnostic on August 1, 2012 at 11:03 PM

My pool tried to murder me today.

Bishop on August 1, 2012 at 11:01 PM

Been there, my advice, lose the pool. Keep the water.

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 11:03 PM

So this is Transformation….

FU Obama…

and his followers…

I will not give up…

Electrongod on August 1, 2012 at 11:04 PM

Oh Sparkplug…
Come with me to a kiss in..I plan on jumping the fence for a day. ;)

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:05 PM

I liked the chicken threads. I thought it was an awesome display. I saw it with my own eyes. It’s kinda cool when the story is so huge we all see it.

So, I’m down with chicken threads on this day. It warranted it.

wolly4321 on August 1, 2012 at 11:06 PM

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:05 PM

Dang you spark plug, you lucky dog.

Bunny suit?

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 11:07 PM

DeMint is correct. The Democrats have had so little to fear from the “loyal opposition” in the past couple of decades, that they could push their agenda at will. The country-club GOP members didn’t care about honestly serving their nation and fighting for what their voters believed was right, they cared about their little share of the power pie, and freely compromised their principles to hold onto that share. That time is coming to a close. Romney needs to recognize this and help, or else get seriously beaten up by the true Conservatives of his own party. 2010 wasn’t the victory, it was the preview.

Freelancer on August 1, 2012 at 11:08 PM

Finally a thread not about chicken. Thank You Allah. ; )

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Can it be about frisky baby goats?

Fallon on August 1, 2012 at 11:08 PM

Cozmo
Howdy……
well gotta go I’ll be back around 11:30…………..;-)

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Great! So we can do the banal greetings all over again.

minnesoter on August 1, 2012 at 11:09 PM

LOLz..awesome.

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:02 PM

xoxox. I’m your Magic Flan Man

(:

SparkPlug on August 1, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Oh Sparkplug…
Come with me to a kiss in..I plan on jumping the fence for a day. ;)

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:05 PM

Can I watch, I’m Conservative. ; )

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 11:10 PM

KOOLAID2

angrymike on August 1, 2012 at 10:43 PM

…lol…see that I did a Bishop for you did you?…you were prolly working on the car.

What’s the “polls” in Ohio angrymike In Texas …Cruz by 14 points?…boy!… all the polls, all the time and for what?

KOOLAID2 on August 1, 2012 at 11:10 PM

minnesoter on August 1, 2012 at 11:09 PM

Greetings you silly little norsegirl you.

Next time, stay on topic. I hear there are some topic nazis around tonight.

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 11:11 PM

Finally a thread not about chicken. Thank You Allah. ; )

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 10:43 PM

or homos or guns control. It don’t matter the Bickersons will show up anyway.

Rio Linda Refugee on August 1, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Hey, you pipe down, old fart. :-)

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Can it be about frisky baby goats?

Fallon on August 1, 2012 at 11:08 PM

Sweet. Good thing for Buttermilk I dont eat goat. The Jamaicans here would grill her in a sec. A little goat curry..

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:12 PM

So as the Tea Party/grassroots/anti-establishment conservative wing of the GOP has become MORE powerful, the GOP’s overall brand image has gone down, especially with indies. It is hard not to believe these two facts aren’t connected. And this raises the question: Will this be a drag on Romney? Or here’s another way to put it: How can this not be a drag on him? Help us out with this riddle: When was the last time a presidential candidate won when their party was viewed MORE unfavorably than the other side?

Can’t disagree here. Now we need the conservative wing of the party to be able to articulate conservative principles to the squish indies and make them understand that we are not fringe, but mainstream and believe in the constitutional foundations of what this country was built. As for Romney, the more he disses the base, the more swing states Obama will carry.

davek70 on August 1, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Chick’n, Guns and Homo’s. lol.
Sounds like a name of a band.

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:14 PM

We need to shift Mitch McConnel the hell out of leadership. Boehner as well.

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Hopefully we got a cruz missile aimed up his ass to give him directions.

arnold ziffel on August 1, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Oh Sparkplug…
Come with me to a kiss in..I plan on jumping the fence for a day. ;)

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:05 PM

LOL. Lets escape, lets run away together and live on a boat and sail around on top of the water wherever it happens to be the most wet and wavy; and windy too, that’s important for sailing.

SparkPlug on August 1, 2012 at 11:15 PM

For a movement that has prided itself for the three years of its lifespan on being anti-establishment, the Tea Party — thanks to the slick abilities and organization of groups like FreedomWorks — is becoming its own establishment, kind of a counter-establishment on the right.

… as it needed to become, and needs to be, to effect real change in the legislative branch. The establishment there, who generally were careful not to offend the Tea Partyists in 2010-2011, will now be in abject fear of the movement, thanks to the primary results so far this election season, and fear in politics is a far better motivator than anything else.

Last night and Cruz’ massacre of Dewhurst literally cemented the Tea Party as an organized, powerful force for a long time to come, the RINO’s worst nightmare. With time, the TP might well eclipse the NRA in this respect, but their combined efforts portend, I think, very good times to come.

TXUS on August 1, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Can it be about frisky baby goats?

Fallon on August 1, 2012 at 11:08 PM

Very cute.; ) my neighbor had two big goats. Interesting animals. We would take them on walks up the lane. They were very dog like. Definitely goats though. I saw the comment this a.m. And I’m sorry if I interrupted anything a few minutes ago on the other thread. I just thought it was funny. Made me laugh. : )

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Oh Sparkplug…
Come with me to a kiss in..I plan on jumping the fence for a day. ;)

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:05 PM

….oooooooooooooh!…he might faint!
…getting too much B9 isn’t like overdoing it with A,C or E is it?

KOOLAID2 on August 1, 2012 at 11:16 PM

Chick’n, Guns and Homo’s. lol.
Sounds like a name of a band.

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Chick’n Guns and Homos, oh my.

Monkey. Brass.

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 11:17 PM

That was a mighty good Ted Cruz approved Chik-Fil-A chicken sandwich we just had..

…..keeping pushing lefties.

PappyD61 on August 1, 2012 at 11:17 PM

Sweet. Good thing for Buttermilk I dont eat goat. The Jamaicans here would grill her in a sec. A little goat curry..

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:12 PM

Some of the best tacos I have ever eaten were at a goat roast in Mexico south of Ensenada…

OmahaConservative on August 1, 2012 at 11:18 PM

As for Romney, the more he disses the base, the more swing states Obama will carry.

davek70 on August 1, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Romney can start by asking McCain, Rubio et al to stop aligning themselves with muslim brotherhood and instead stand with the patriotic Mrs Bachmann

burrata on August 1, 2012 at 11:18 PM

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:05 PM

Dang you spark plug, you lucky dog.

Bunny suit?

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 11:07 PM

I’m a Lucky Dog in a Bunny suit. Whatever it takes to keep my B9 and her cotton tail happy.

SparkPlug on August 1, 2012 at 11:19 PM

We need to shift Mitch McConnel the hell out of leadership. Boehner as well.

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Hopefully we got a cruz missile aimed up his ass to give him directions.

arnold ziffel on August 1, 2012 at 11:15 PM

We need that on pay per view.

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Chick’n, Guns and Homo’s. lol.
Sounds like a name of a band.

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:14 PM

Lol

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Another day, another brutal swing state poll for Romney. This time it’s Nevada, where Mitt is getting clobbered by Obama 50-45%. Is there any…ANY…battleground where Romney is doing well?

gumbyandpokey on August 1, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Really?

Or how about here?

Again, still at least 3 months out. Save your inner Eeyore until at least Octoberfest! :o)

BlaxPac on August 1, 2012 at 11:19 PM

When the pool skimmer sucks up your lure, it’s wise to loosen up the drag.

wolly4321 on August 1, 2012 at 11:19 PM

did Dewhurst congratulate and endorse Cruz? or is he pulling a
Lugar ?

conservative tarheel on August 1, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Sure B, I am gonna plan a gay kiss a hetero sit in..with some spicy chicken sammies. I’ll cut the waffle fries in the shape of crosses and hand them out.

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:19 PM

Oh Sparkplug…
Come with me to a kiss in..I plan on jumping the fence for a day. ;)

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:05 PM

LOL. Lets escape, lets run away together and live on a boat and sail around on top of the water wherever it happens to be the most wet and wavy; and windy too, that’s important for sailing.

SparkPlug on August 1, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Drapes, anyone?

TXUS on August 1, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Some of the best tacos I have ever eaten were at a goat roast in Mexico south of Ensenada…

OmahaConservative on August 1, 2012 at 11:18 PM

I only had to go about a block east. Even helped feed the little guy all summer that year…

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 11:21 PM

KOOLAID2 on August 1, 2012 at 11:16 PM

ROTF. For me B9 is like ecstasy with whip cream on top; not cool whip, real whipped cream.

SparkPlug on August 1, 2012 at 11:21 PM

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 11:17 PM

I love the brass monkey. ;)

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:21 PM

My pool tried to murder me today.

Bishop on August 1, 2012 at 11:01 PM

Are you okay?

cynccook on August 1, 2012 at 11:21 PM

And I’m sorry if I interrupted anything a few minutes ago on the other thread. I just thought it was funny. Made me laugh. : )

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 11:16 PM

I usually ignore the Crusty Croissant, but once in a while…

I decided to pull a Bmore and be overly nice. It is funny, they don’t know what to say back. I think we’re friends now. LOL

Fallon on August 1, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Car chase of the day

RickB on August 1, 2012 at 11:22 PM

I only had to go about a block east. Even helped feed the little guy all summer that year…

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 11:21 PM

Ewwwwww. You’re making that CFA wrap in my tummy curdle. :(

cynccook on August 1, 2012 at 11:22 PM

did Dewhurst congratulate and endorse Cruz? or is he pulling a
Lugar ?

conservative tarheel on August 1, 2012 at 11:19 PM

First thing this morning. Vowed to help Cruz win in November.

cozmo on August 1, 2012 at 11:22 PM

Bmore on August 1, 2012 at 11:10 PM

Sure B, I am gonna plan a gay kiss a hetero sit in..with some spicy chicken sammies. I’ll cut the waffle fries in the shape of crosses and hand them out.

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:19 PM

You just made me choke on my blueberry gummy ring. Seriously. Cross-shaped waffle fries. Lol.

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 11:24 PM

SparkPlug on August 1, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Drapes, anyone?

TXUS on August 1, 2012 at 11:21 PM

I can hardly wait to find out if the carpet matches the drapes. (:

SparkPlug on August 1, 2012 at 11:24 PM

In a just world, people like Rachel Maddow and Chissy Matthews would just have their heads explode from internal stress while reporting another Republican wave election.

PolAgnostic on August 1, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Just hang on for a few more months. Something tells me the “tingle” up his leg sissy felt about Obama will soon be a flood of warm pee on the MSNBC stage that will take the janitors days to clean up.

arnold ziffel on August 1, 2012 at 11:25 PM

SparkPlug on August 1, 2012 at 11:15 PM

LOL, I cant stop laughing..really.
You are funny as hell..why I chose you for my kiss in.
Your also master of food fighting..Grace has taught u well.
The libs will get a chick fillet to the head..;)

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:26 PM

thanks to the slick abilities and organization of groups like FreedomWorks — is becoming its own establishment, kind of a counter-establishment on the right.

Well, you silly people, what did you think the objective was? That the Tea Partiers would be like the hippies and 60′s retreads, perpetually protesting? The point was to get a message out, get people to come together and to replace the Republican establishment, for too long cozy with liberals, with real conservatives and get back to Republican roots. You know, that part of the name, “Republic” is supposed to mean something.

/silly media, you thought we were who and what you said we were

AZfederalist on August 1, 2012 at 11:26 PM

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 11:17 PM

I love the brass monkey. ;)

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:21 PM

:-)

AllahsNippleHair on August 1, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Howdy.

annoyinglittletwerp on August 1, 2012 at 11:26 PM

Oh Sparkplug…
Come with me to a kiss in..I plan on jumping the fence for a day. ;)

bazil9 on August 1, 2012 at 11:05 PM
LOL. Lets escape, lets run away together and live on a boat and sail around on top of the water wherever it happens to be the most wet and wavy; and windy too, that’s important for sailing.

SparkPlug on August 1, 2012 at 11:15 PM

Quick! Has somebody checked on minnesoter?!? This may be the chit chat that triggers the big one!

cynccook on August 1, 2012 at 11:27 PM

I rarely comment, but now I see that Romney is being clobbered in the swing states, Republicans are in much worse shape than Democraps, and the TEA party has gone all “establishment”. Really!! Who would have guessed.

tngmv on August 1, 2012 at 11:28 PM

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