Editor: This is cross-posted from my new blog American Resistance 2016! Thought you might be interested in this campaign.
Movement has begun through a Wisconsin Tea Party to primary Rep. Paul Ryan after that disastrous Omnibus spending bill was passed by the House just before Christmas.
You can learn more about the effort here. It’s a longshot but one worth taking especially if they get a good candidate and model the campaign after the Dave Brat v. Eric Cantor rout of 2014.
It can be done if the immigration issue is front and center as it was for that Virginia campaign.
Green Bay, Wisconsin is known for producing champions. There is something about this sleepy town north of Milwaukee that just seems to exude a willingness to win at all cost. Thus is the case with a fellow Tea Party devotee named James Murphy.
The morning (or maybe it was a day later) after Speaker of the House Paul Ryan had crafted this “so-called compromise monstrosity” bill titled, “Omnibus”, I wrote an article pleading for the Wisconsin Tea Party’s to band together once again, only, this time, to rid America of Paul Ryan. Bragging for just a moment, the article was picked up by the Washington Times, Fox Nation and was reproduced, quoted or cited in many other articles reporting that I had called upon the Tea Party and Conservative groups to oust Paul Ryan from his 1st District House seat. And wouldn’t you know it; James Murphy (President of the Green Bay Tea Party) was already on the phone drumming up support to find a candidate to primary Ryan next year.
Continue reading here. Follow links to contact information. They are looking for financial support and if the ball gets rolling, maybe they can use your physical presence in the district as well.
One seasoned observer of the political scene suggested to me that running as an Independent in the November election is another possible way to give Ryan a headache should the primary bid fail.
This is it folks! The 2016 Election is here, find your place in the fighting ranks!