Dear Conservative Republican Members of the House of Representatives,
It is time for you to act.
You are out of time. The fate of the nation as well as the Republican Party rests in your hands.
A little history is worth remembering here.
In 2006 and 2008, the Republican Party was slaughtered. The GOP was on the endangered species list. One more bad election and the GOP would have taken its place as a minor party, with only slightly more members than the flat Earth society.
Then came the Tea Party.
We saved the GOP.
We only asked for a few things in return. We asked for smaller government. We asked you to stand up against wasteful government spending and we asked you to at least defund Obamacare, if not force its repeal.
Once the Republicans took over in 2011, all we got was John Boehner’s freshly laundered white flag of surrender. He surrendered on the debt ceiling, he surrendered on spending and he surrendered on Obamacare.
Every time we conservatives wanted to fight Obamacare, the GOP leadership told us it was not the right time and Majority Leader Eric Cantor helpfully offered yet another totally meaningless vote that he knew was not going anywhere.
Now Cathy McMorris Rodgers says Obamacare is here to stay. John Boehner is now saying it is too late to repeal Obamacare, let’s just commit political suicide by passing Amnesty.
You have a choice to make.
Revolt or die.
Revolt and depose the entire leadership team of Boehner, Cantor, Whip Kevin McCarthy and McMorris-Rodgers or see the end of the Republican Party.
Chris Cillizza writing in his blog “The Fix” on the Washington Post website, on Friday posed the question, will the Tea Party walk away from the GOP in 2016?
Forget 2016! If the GOP follows Boehner’s lead right on to the crazy train, the Tea Party will leave in 2014.
If the Republican Party isn’t going to cut taxes, cut spending and stop Amnesty, what good is it?
If the conservative base, wanted higher spending, higher taxes, Obamacare and Amnesty, all we needed to do was stay home and let Nancy Pelosi become Speaker again.
Either the House Leadership is replaced by conservatives or you will see conservatives walk this fall.
For any Republican Members of the House currently suffering from Potomac Fever, here is a clue. K Street cannot reelect you. The Chamber of Commerce cannot reelect you. The conservative activists in your districts are the ones who reelect you. It would only take a switch of 16 to 18 seats to put Nancy Pelosi back in the Speaker’s chair.
Vote them out because you oppose them on principle or vote them out and replace them with conservatives simply because you want to stay in the majority.
The choice is yours. Either live up to the conservative values that you claim you support or watch conservative voters leave the GOP for a new party.
To John Boehner, Tea Party is here to stay....get use to it...!
Well said, Judson, this is the reality. There is no need for a progressive GOP!
It is time to take a stand for what we believe in and support. Ocare and amnesty are not in that list. When Boehner was making fun of his own party wrongly, it made me sick to my stomach and I wasn't sure there was any hope for saving America in this election but I know in my heart we can.
Thank you Judson for succinctly outlining their choice.
I live in the VA 07 congressional district. I will vote; I will not vote for Eric Cantor. I will vote for Dave Brat in the primary. If Dr. Brat is not the republican nominee, I will vote for the democrat in the general - no matter how vile and contemptible he/she may be in character or principle. Cantor and others in the GOP leadership body have given up when there was no need; they have traded the futures of our children and grandchildren for the immediate rewards they crave. I can do little about Boehner, McCarthy, or McMorris-Rodgers, but my action plan is in place with regard to Cantor. If party unity is important to him, he will support Dave Brat as well.
Can't blame you, Jerry. Cantor is a disgusting turncoat! That stupid grin of his since he hit DC makes me furious,
knowing what he had done. He, Boehner, Graham, and the others have attached themselves to BS's slithering
underbelly as the vermin they all are! Time to get out the "bug" spray!
Well said, Judson! Thank you for alerting both the GOP and the conservative base as to what's going on.
Great comments Judson. If the GOP thinks they can win without the conservative Tea Party supporters they are in for a very rude awakening in November. If we leave the same RINO'S in the House they are basically democrat light. They will do amnesty, cap and trade, keep growing the debt, and keep our borders unsecured. Boehner will try to push through some form of amnesty after the primary is over this Summer. Now is the time to make sure our representatives are fully aware of our intentions to NOT vote for them in November if they don't get their minds right on these huge issues concerning all American's.
It is time for a meeting of the minds...The GOP continues to waffle in the wind and get sucked into the discussion and debate designed and orchestrated by the DNC...We loose every dang time because we respond to their message and fail to create our own! The schism in the GOP has not healed and this infighting offers NO SOLUTIONS for the good of this country only more angst for all of us.
What makes this country so great is our diversity and freedoms welcomed by our founding fathers! Change only means new challenges and I believe the time has come for Conservative Americans to stand up and be counted while we still have the opportunity to do so!
I agree completely. If we don't take back the Senate this year, and they pass the amnesty bill, we are in the greatest situation for the democrats to control everything, by using the immigrants votes to keep the democrats in power. And at that point, we will not win another election for years after that happens..God please bless America and all her true patriots and conservatives. Help us keep our focus on what must be done and please make the republicans understand what has to be done to save this country..
Thanks Judson, well said and a true reflection of our attitudes out here in the real world.
We have a marginal lawyer who could not make it in the practice of law who ran for congress and could not succeed there and all of a sudden is the leader of the GOP? Who bought and paid for that?
We have "talking heads" who bring nothing to the table but stale ideas and vapid rhetoric but few true leaders.
It is well past time for us to get rid of those posers who call themselves leaders.
The PRIMARY RACES ARE CRITICAL...
If we do not control who actually enters the race that counts then there is no way to control who wins.
I couldn't agree more... Thank You.