The RC Journal put in a small article that should be of interest to all the TEA party rank and file in South Dakota. Dick Armey quit the TEA Party .....sliding out with the way greased by an $8 million payout provided by a GOP fundraiser. Armey will get "consulting fees" of $400,000 each year which might even reduce his tax liability...who knows.
Armey and Tom Delay are great flagwavers and wonderful advocates of "Let's your kids fight my wars". Check the GOP War Hero Wall of Fame
Now, I must confess I did everything I could to stay out of Vietnamese rice paddies and worked to make sure as few other young people died there as possible. The GOP warhawks always seemed particulary hypocritical about their gung-ho war positions often fired from behind the protective bulwarks of deferments..
But back on track of Armey money. The RC Journal article of December 5, 2012 indicates his windfall for exiting was funded by Richard J. Stephenson.
So, if you are one of those TEA Party block workers, you might want to promise to quite tomorrow and see if you can work out a windfall golden parachute deal for yourself. Before you get that all worked out however, you might want to think about why the very, very rich wanted you to be astroturf for their reactionary, obstructionist,self-interested policies...and how in the world those politicies might have ever benefited you in any way whatsoever.
*** Stay tuned for more news of the ships leaving their lab rats in the deep--- Doug Wiken