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Wed Dec 26, 2012, 11:50 AM

FreedomWorks tea party group nearly falls apart in fight between old and new guard-with guns

some GOOD news here. and batshit nutty, too, of course.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/freedomworks-tea-party-group-nearly-falls-apart-in-fight-between-old-and-new-guard/2012/12/25/dd095b68-4545-11e2-8061-253bccfc7532_print.html


Richard K. Armey, the group’s chairman and a former House majority leader, walked into the group’s Capitol Hill offices with his wife, Susan, and an aide holstering a handgun at his waist. The aim was to seize control of the group and expel Armey’s enemies: The gun-wielding assistant escorted FreedomWorks’ top two employees off the premises, while Armey suspended several others who broke down in sobs at the news.

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The disarray comes as the conservative movement is struggling to find its way after the November elections, which brought a second term for President Obama and Democratic gains in the House and Senate. Armey said in an interview that the near-meltdown at his former group has damaged the conservative cause.

“FreedomWorks was the spark plug, the energy source, the catalyst for the movement through the 2010 elections,” Armey said, referring to the GOP midterm sweep. “Harm was done to the movement.”

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shraby Dec 2012 #1
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Response to farminator3000 (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 02:03 PM

1. What he did sounds as illegal as hell..he went in with armed help, told people to leave,

stuck around until he coerced 8 million bucks out of them then left...that sounds like armed robbery to me.

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Wed Dec 26, 2012, 02:09 PM

2. I wonder if the kicked out people will continue to vote R? nt

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