Most pundits and political professionals expect the GOP to have a good showing in the midterm elections. Historically, the opposition picks up seats in the 6th year of a President's tenure. Obama's approval ratings are at rock bottom and the ObamaCare rollout continues to cause headaches for Democrats. A number of incumbent Senators, who last won during Obama's wave election in 2008, face heavy headwinds in enough states to give Republicans control.  

Yet, the GOP could still pull defeat from the jaws of victory. There are three very real risks that could jeopardize the party's potential gains. Unfortunately, the party seems to have set in motion at least one of them. 

1. Alienate Conservative Voters. 

Republicans in Washington are convinced the party needs to keep Tea Party conservatives "in line." Speaker Boehner won plaudits from the DC consultant class when he loudly criticized conservatives who were critical of a budget deal that increased spending. The US Chamber of Commerce has pledged to spend $50 million targeting conservatives in Republican primaries, including sitting members of Congress. 

Much of this bluster by the political class is to distract from their epic failure in 2012. It was the second presidential election where the party nominated the more "moderate", electable candidate, only to see millions of conservative voters stay home on election. Party consultants spent nearly $1 billion and lost numerous winnable seats. The consultants want to blame conservatives, but far more establishment candidates went down to uninspiring defeat. 

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The word is "THROW" not blow.

Right on the button with this comment. My blue dog demonkrat congressman will not get my vote in November. There are some state offices I will vote on as I will not stay home but the House of Representatives seat will be left blank if Markwayne Mullin is the republikrat candidate. He has repeatedly stood with john Boehner and calls me an extremist and a radical for insisting he support Louie Gohmert and the TEA Party candidates. He only got elected in 2012 because he pledged to support the TEA Party agenda if elected. When both sides call me a radical extremist I really don't care who gets elected. One is as bad as the other. Those who will vote for the soros cabal might as well vote for the demonkrat candidates because a republikrat supporting Boehner is a demonkrat with an "R" behind its name.

Before 1982 I was a straight voting Democrat. In 1982 I began to realize there are no such things as real Democrats! They did not support Democracy back before 1982! This problem that they started to support was from the money thing and the International MOB! Look at NY City and NY State now as example. These elected idiots told Hannity he was not welcome in New York City or State. He is pro-life and pro-gun! Oh, we usually call this as being an American! What are they saying? They are telling Hannity that morals and responsibility they refuse to support!

How in any life are we not seeing that America is up fr grabs because of extreme moral decline and the support of those, by tax dollars, that refuse to be responsible for their own actions? Now we get the facts that we have been supporting illegals with our taxes for years! Obama wants more! Yet our honorable visa supporting legals have been rejected from our borders before this corrupt Communist President ever got in office. I know as my wife, who can speak better English than 99% of Americans, even kicked off the internet in scrabble for being a professional was refused as were 1000's of legally approved aliens! They sent 1000's home telling them they are not welcome! Why, they support our Constitution and Bill of Rights! Is a fact as I went through this having an alien wife who came with honor!

What can anyone expect when Liberals tell us that honor and integrity are religious, meaning they do not support these!

Amen!

Right on Van!!!

van Nolan, you are 100% correct.  They are all on the same team, "Team Satan."  All we get out of DC is a dog and pony show brought to us by the NWO crowd.   

Right On Sir!!

The GOP won't do diddly and with BoehnHEAD at the helm... we're headed right for the REEFS !!!    

For Sure!!! Do the True Conservatives have No Guts At All?? Greed & Fear can't Eat Them All Up??

You know this is all about blaming every stupid mistake by the elites on real conservatives.

I say the elites are wolves in sheep's clothing.

I've met Ted Cruz's Father. Both of them will hear, "Well done!" when they stand in front of Jesus Christ.

Cannot say that for the GOP leadership.

Do you know the GOP leadership is convinced queers (yes tell it like it is) make up at least 10% of the voting block and therefore must be granted all their wishes???

We have them in leadership positions here in Ohio's GOP. IT IS NOT NOW AND EVER WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR THEM TO GIVE GODLY ADVICE.  ABSOLUTE FOOLS.

The old man has a fire in him. He was here in town and I got to meet him.

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Angry Dem Impeachment ‘Witness’: Pam Karlan Donated Thousands To Hillary And Was On Clinton’s List For Potential SCOTUS Nomination

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The House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. Jerrold Nadler, kicked off its first impeachment circus Wednesday morning.

The four ‘witnesses’ testifying have never actually witnessed any of Trump’s dealings with Ukraine firsthand — the four witnesses are law professors offering legal analysis.

One of the witnesses the Dems rolled out is an angry Hillary Clinton donor who was on Crooked’s list for a potential Supreme Court nomination.

No wonder why this unhinged, dowdy woman is so pissed off!

“Professor Pam Karlan donated thousands of dollars to Democrats and was on Hillary Clinton’s list for a potential Supreme Court nomination. So she certainly has no vendetta against President Trump,” GOP Rep. Mark Walker said.

Congressman Walker also pointed out that Noah Feldman, the Dems first partisan witness in Wednesday’s hearing tweeted about impeaching Trump right after he was sworn in.

Rep. Mark Walker   RepMarkWalker

Meet Noah Feldman, House Democrats first partisan witness.

Look at the date of this tweet. He has been trying to get @realDonaldTrump impeached since 46 days into his presidency.

His reason? Trump criticized President Obama.

This is a sham impeachment with sham witnesses. https://twitter.com/NoahRFeldman/status/839185127494254592 

Noah Feldman @NoahRFeldman

Trump's wiretap tweets raise risk of impeachment http://bv.ms/2mY1ueX  via @BV

Rep. Mark Walker   RepMarkWalker
 

The next witness, Karlan, has donated thousands to Democrats and was on Hillary Clinton’s list for a potential Supreme Court nomination.

So she certainly has no vendetta against @realDonaldTrump.

These witnesses are as serious as House Democrats impeachment case: not at all.

The entire sham show trial is stacked with partisan hacks who have wanted to impeach Trump from the moment he won in November of 2016.

Norm Eisen, the Democrats’ counsel who is blasting Trump and questioning witnesses in Wednesday’s show trial, tweeted about impeaching Trump before Donald Trump was even sworn into office!

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