MARK LEVIN: So why didn´t Chairman Issa hold an investigative hearing a year ago? Why didn´t Chairman Camp, all Republicans, hold an investigative hearing a year ago, and all the other tripping over themselves right now? I´ll tell you why. Because the establishment Republicans, the RINO Republicans, despise the Tea Party. They despise the conservative movement. We exist to be managed, to be shuttled to the polling place, to vote for their candidates. The Karl Roves of the world, and all the rest of them. They fight us in the primaries, they fight us at the grassroots.
Comments: This will really tick you off. We heard some rumblings about the cutting out of the Tea Party during the RNC convention. As if it´s not bad enough we have to fight against Democrats, we have to fight against the RINO´s in our own party.
I do not trust Issa & Boehner...mark my words they will cave on the irs, holder, & benghazi scandels...let´s not forget Boehner removed tea party members from the key committees....the irs investigation started with law suits, the holder investigation started with Kim´s lawyer, & benghazi started with whistle blowers .....
Aaaaargh! When we have people (Issa) searching for answers and leading the committees to do it, how productive is it for the Mark Levins to attack them for not doing more and not doing it earlier? I get the feeling that none of us please Mr. Levin. I also get the distinct feeling that Mr. Levin treasures his spotlight. I wish he´d take a chill pill and be quiet for just a little while. He might be surprised when he sees some of the results he hopes for.
I think there is a whole lot of truth in what Mr. Levin said. If the RINOs don´t fess up to their part in the IRS scandal, then they will pay heavily in 2014. I believe the Demonrats are counting on their silence, then they will spring it on the American public minutes before they vote in 2014. Best to get the truth out...now. Also a good idea to have Conservative Tea Party candidates ready to win seats in 2014.
Mark Levin is a very smart man who sees what the blind Republicans don´t see. WHO defended Sarah Palin? WHO protested the growth of this bloated government? WHO is in favor of a balanced budget, reduced spending, lower taxes and less choking regulations on businesses? WHY won´t RINOS who have the majority in the House de-fund Obamacare? WHO is attacking Cruz, Lee and Paul? McCain is the epitomy of the RINO Republicans.
I´ve railed against the GOP Establishment with the best of the Tea Partiers. IMO, however, the headline is misleading. I didn´t draw any connection between Issa and the Establishment´s hatred of the TP from the detailed text, other than he was not chartered by the others to hold hearings in his committee.
I´ll still consider Darrell one of the "good guys" until more concrete proof is offered to the contrary. He was an essential player in the pre-Tea Party movement to remove CA Governor Gray Davis. His background is that of an electronics (car alarm) entrepreneur, not a life-long politician as much of the other Establishment types. His Wikipedia bio reads more like a "hit piece", painting him as a chronic car thief who consistently evaded conviction. Of course, anyone (including political enemies) can contribute to Wikipedia articles, so I´ll take that with a grain of salt until more substantiated evidence is offered.
Well, here we go, just like the liberals we´re going to eat our own! Darryl Issa is a good man, he has so many irons in the fire now, starting with Fast and Furious, that has not gone away as much as some might think. By the way, there is no Tea Party, only good Patriotic Americans who have gathered all over the country to promote smaller Govt. How do you hate that!
It´s just Mark´s frustration with RINOs -- and there´s more of them -- being so freaking dumb and so easy to head fake. Even that wouldn´t be so bad -- what is more to be avoided than politics if it is not republican politics? But republican strategy now stands between us and freedom -- and republican generals make disappointing field marshals because they never fight to win.
I have heard Darrell Issa speak at a number of rallies, and since he is my representative, followed him closely. He is a firm supporter of our cause and does NOT deserve the wrath of Levin!
Heaven help and protect us from spokesmen like Levin who adhere to a gold standard that only includes the purist of conservatives! Levin dampened down enthusiasm for Romney with his sharp criticism that morphed into: "Vote for Romney because he is not quite as bad as Obama." That did not inspire voters to turn out on Election Day!
Issa is methodical, serious, dedicated and effective. Yes, it is slow pursuing these issues, but he does not give up. It serves no purpose for Levin to be so caustic.
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god of irony, 5/24/2013 7:50:33 PM (No. 9344380)
If Issa is such a good conservative then why didn´t he go after the IRS BEFORE the election??? Why has he got NOWHERE with Fast and Furious. At the end of the day he is just another politician in it for himself and playing you like a puppet.
Levin is one of my favorite talk radio people, along with Limbaugh. Listening at the moment. I read all his books and all are excellent. He does get a little intense, judgmental and bombastic at times. A result of his strong convictions and disappointment at how we, the people are being suckered.
Still waiting for Levin...or Limbaugh...or Hannity...to get this upset with the lack of a verifiable paper trail and the presentation of fraudulent documents to date in regards to one Barack Hussein Obama II, aka Barry Soetoro, aka Harrison Bounel, yada, yada, yada. Wake me when this constitutional expert realizes that Barry the Fraud is just that, a FRAUD.
Considering what is going on right now and the importance of the House Oversight Committee´s hearings on both the IRS and Benghazi, I believe this is a show biz play by Levin to get attention. It serves no constructive purpose, especially at this time.
Mark Levin may be an icon to some here. I don´t do pundits. I trust my own mind and judgment to decide who is a good guy and who is not, and right now Levin is not doing too well.
Levin proves the point that it is so much easier to rave, rant, and complain on the radio than it is to actually try to run a committee and get to the bottom of things, especially when you have to deal with Dems.
The so-called republicans in Washington, d. c., are ALWAYS like Charlie Brown of the comic strip. The democrats being like Lucy promise to hold the football for Charlie to kick, AND, ALWAYS snatch it away and poor, poor, stupid Charlie once again falls on his back. Can anyone come up with a better definition of republicans inside the belt-way dealing with democRATS?
I can´t wait to read the thread about the IRS, Holder and Benzagi scandals being all settled and everything is back to ´normal´.
That being - IRS still in place diligently overseeing obamacare with Lerner and everyone else at their desks, Holder Still the AG, and Benzagi - nothing to see there And we Still don´t know know where o was that night.
GOP establishment personnel define themselves. For example, they freely admit they´ve already started fundraising to help elect democrats along with republicans, a PAC started by Boehner ally La Tourette. NPR even said it was better for Boehner that Obama won. It was a matter of life and death for the GOP that the Tea Party be defeated in 2012. The NY Times front page on 12/26/12 said the GOP came very close to losing control of the party. A loose definition of a GOP-e person is anyone who´s been a GOP consultant, lobbyist, congressperson or senator continuously since 2000 or earlier and hasn´t resigned in shame for handing the country to the radical left. Or anyone who gives credence to the idea that CO2 is destroying humanity. George Bush #1 in 1990 introduced the notion of CO2 as a poison in Section 204 in the 1990 Global Change Research Act. I don´t care what you call it, but this isn´t a political party. It´s a mob.
Why didn´t Issa investgate the IRS before the election? Maybe because the guy´s got a very full plate and is not Superman. Or perhaps he didn´t want to give Obama the opportunity to get out in front of his own scandal and pose as the Great, Righteous Reformer for the LoFo´s.
I´m just guessing. But it does seem to me that some people on our side think this is all a movie and want to fast forward to the Happy Ending. Unfortunately it doesn´t work that way.
The IRS is far from the only federal agency that has been outrageously abusive toward American citizens. The Department of Homeland Security pronounced conservatives, Christians and TEA Party members as "domestic terrorists" as soon as Wise King Barky took office, and they have held tightly to that chunk of left-wing delusion ever since.
Did you see the pictures of the DHS jackasses in their special DHS vehicles "monitoring" the protests at various IRS offices? Just more corrupt, useless, brainless Obama drones there to try to intimidate patriotic, law-abiding people. How any man could wear that badge and pull that duty and still look himself in the mirror is beyond me. Must be a bunch of recruits from the "microscopic genitalia brigades."
For all of you trashing Mark Levin´s opinion of Darryl Issa: It was Mark Levin and his Landmark Legal Foundation that contated the Treasury Department´s IG for Tax Administration and requested that they investigate to determine if the IRS had engaged in misconduct with regard to Tea Party groups that were seeking tax-exempt status. That was in March of 2012, almost eight months BEFORE the election. This conduct was known to several lawyers, including Jay Seculow, who were epresenting these groups. Levin is right.
Where you like Mark Levin or not, he is a bulldog for Constitutional law, and defends it.
Obama is supposed to be a Constitutional scholar, and he ignores it, flat out flaunts in your face the ways he does not follow its precepts, and does what ever he will.
That is tyranny, and he is the head Tyrant!
The "get along to go along" crowed in DC (RINOS) are denying the citizens back home in order to place themselves above the will of the people. Because the IRS was misused, it suppressed those who oppose them.
No more circular firing squads!!
I´m glad there are still some Mark Levin´s out there!! God Bless you, sir!
To the pro Issa, anti Levin crowd. Really, really take a close look at the inside the beltway Repubs. Don´t just listen to what they say, they are very good at telling you what you want to hear, but WATCH what they actually do. It might just annoy you a bit.
#36, you are aware, I assume, that the ineffable Jenny Beth Martin, head of Tea Party Patriots, has announced her plans to recruit Democrats. Good luck, Jenny, finding all those Democrats who are more conservative than Republicans. And please point them out to me.
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