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Tisei: Government Should Stay Off Your Back And Out Of Your Bedroom

Congressional candidate visits Tewksbury Republican Committee.

_ is preparing to step up his campaign, announcing plans to open a campaign headquarters in Lynnfield on Saturday, Jan. 21.

But if the North Shore is home for Tisei, he recognizes that the GOP-rich Merrimack Valley will be the key to defeating Bill Hudak for the Republican nomination in the reconfigured 6th Congressional District.

On Monday, Jan. 9, Tisei stopped by the Bunting Club, to speak with members of the Tewksbury Republican Committee.

Tisai, who ran unsuccessfully for Lt. Governor in 2010, spent quite a while fielding questions from those in attendance. Many of the questions dealt with where Tisei stands on traditional conservative issues.

"I'm a Goldwater conservative," said Tisei, referring to the late Arizona senator. "I believe the government should get off your back, out of your wallet and away from the bedroom."

Tisei spent much of his time denouncing government waste, which he said can be found "marbled" throughout the "meat" of the federal government. He also singles out the Tea Party movement for revitalizing the conservative movement.
"The Tea Party has been a God-send to (Republicans)," he said. "They have been the people who work the country up and made it realize it was about to go over a cliff."

If Tisei can survive the primary fight with Hudak, he will be looking to unseat _

In addition to Tisei, _, making official his challenge to Democratic state Rep. Jim Micelli. State Rep. Paul Adams also spoke to the gathering.

Don Ordway January 17, 2012 at 01:07 PM
JFK probably would have been against the Tea Party because they do hold the governments feet to the fire. The Occupy Group would not place limits on the government. They demand that "We the people to pay all of their outstanding bills today. They're against the job providers wanting them to be more like the government providing benefits paid for by others. They expect businesses to be their cash cows. How long would a business last with one of them as CEO? They are against the free market system and nearly everything else that separates our country from all others. As they say" Socilaism is great until you run out of other peoples money. It pays to be an enemy of the United States, our enemies receive more from us than our friends in need. Why would any country choose friendship over unlimited handouts? They vote against us at the U.N. because it pays to. The Occupiers would have been attracted to the Peace Corp in my opinion. They want no part of self reliance. The Peace Corps. thought they were saving the world and also uniting it, good intentions, I don't see the evidence of any success. The more we provided to many of these countries the more their leaders stole.
Don Ordway January 17, 2012 at 02:34 PM
Hi Bruce, A Republican that favors Government provided Health Care really isn't a Republican. My doctor as a child would ask young people that were unable to pay for treatment to mow his lawn throughout the summer in exchange for treatment. He called on a farmer in need one day (house Call) and Before leaving noticed their sick dog on the floor. He asked the farmers wife what was wrong with the dog. She said he needs an operation that we can't afford. Before leaving the dog was up on the kitchen table and under the knife. In the sixty's living in Somerville when my children were ill the doctor would come to our house from Mount Auburn Hospital to save us money. He would also treat the other three before leaving if the illness was contagious. No one went without being treated. All done without a government contract by people that helped each other.That's only a couple of reasons I love this country and its people we take care of each other. The Church and our families were always there for us should they be needed. Today the government has gone too far dividing families creating a Nannny State. There are times we need them and they are very neccesary, but today the government creates opportunities to take over our lives, pushiing the churches aside. Churches were always the bond for those in need. Sorry I got carried away, but we do need to be more self reliant the well is running dry.
malcolm nichols January 17, 2012 at 05:56 PM
JFK states "I do not believe in a superstate. I see no magic in tax dollars which are sent to Washington and then returned. I abhor the waste and incompetence of large-scale federal bureaucracies in this administration as well as in others. I do not favor state compulsion when voluntary individual effort can do the job and do it well." from your suggested JFK Liberal speech. Sounds like JFK agrees with Richard Tisei.
Don Ordway January 17, 2012 at 08:31 PM
Malcolm, I do believe that you have made a match. JFK and Richard Tisei do have much in common.Just when I thought no one was listening, wisdom rings out, loud and clear. Maybe we should say Richard Tisei agrees with JFK. On the other hand Tisei has a race to win, so JFK agrees with Richard Tisei.
Melissa Gleaton January 17, 2012 at 09:07 PM
Love that the first dig out of the gate isn't about policy, isn't about voting record. It's about "OMG... GAY!!!!"

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