Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Politics, President Obama, Republican Party

When you DIG ONE DITCH, you better DIGG TWO!


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That’s what my grandma Allen use to always say….

And in a Primary upset, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (REP) lost in a GOP Primary to a Tea Party Challenger on Tuesday. Cantor announced that he would be stepping down as House Majority Leader in the next month and now conservatives are scrambling to replace him.

Many say Cantor thought he was too much of a big shot in Washington to return to his home state of Virginia to campaign against Dave Brat, an economics professor. Critics say he neglected his home base and paid a price.

Cantor was the same house representative who loathed President Barack Obama, screaming “You Lie” in one of Obama’s state of the Union address. He openly envied the President and set out with the rest of his republican cohorts to stop the President in his tracks.

Cantor is the first sitting House Majority leader to lose in a primary election in the history of American politics.

The defeat sent a strong signal to Washington that Americans are fed up with Washington’s politics β€” particularly on immigration reform.

Cantor spent $5 million on his losing campaign, while Dave Brat spent just $100,000 to defeat the House Majority leader stating; “Dollars don’t vote, people do”.

Thanks to previous Conversations guest and blog reader Mike Ramaglia for the story tip.

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104 thoughts on “When you DIG ONE DITCH, you better DIGG TWO!”

  1. cause the ditch you digg for me, just might be the one for you!!! πŸ˜›
    Go head Grandma Allen LOL

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  2. Even though the Tea Party did nothing to help Dave Brat unseat Eric Cantor in Washington he still LOST!!!

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      1. Morning Tra and Ceo’ers. I’m shocked Tra rolled up in here. 😑
        Y’all see Mike gota shout out?

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      2. Tracy My Blog Queen Diva. Whatz good Boo.??
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        Mrs and all the other sistahs and Ceo fellaz wassup people?

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  3. Cantor didn’t even leave Washington to campaign in Virginia. That’s how confident (and arrogant) he was.

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  4. “When you DIG ONE DITCH, you better DIGG TWO!”

    Cuss the ditch you digg for me just might be the one 4U

    πŸ˜›

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      1. Erbody’s grand mama said that shit
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        Really? Mine never did
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        My 1st time hearing it πŸ˜†

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      2. β€œWhen you DIG ONE DITCH, you better DIGG TWO!”

        Cuss the ditch you digg for me just might be the one 4U
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        CoSign ! It’s a true saying Tra

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  5. “Thanks to previous Conversations guest and blog reader Mike Ramaglia for the story tip.”
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    Has anyone officially welcome Mike to this blog? πŸ˜› #justasking

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      1. Has anyone officially welcome Mike to this blog?
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        Welcome to the Ceo blog Mike. Heard ur show last week and was impressed with your stance on politics. Happy hanging with us πŸ˜›

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      2. β€œThanks to previous Conversations guest and blog reader Mike Ramaglia for the story tip.”
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        Dang I need to start sending in story tips for a shout out 😦

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      3. Welcome to this house of crazy, sometimes, catty, judgmental, gossiping ceo’s blog. But you being apart of the family will be worth every stroke πŸ˜†

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  6. I agree Cantor did act like he envied the young, fine, smart President Obama. But that THING called KARMA is a BLUE EYED BIATCH! πŸ˜†

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  7. They all have done nothing but make it very hard on Obama and that’s a shame. But anyway, people this tells you how important it is to vote in any election. SMH. Pay attention people.

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  8. This is a good thing because we as Americans have gotten too complacent with the Crap politicians are putting down.

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  9. They just KNEW Cantor was gonna win and the people were like O_o no..no
    He got Hollywood on them. The Democrats and Republicans both are shocked.

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  10. I for one am not surprised. Cantor was an arrogant ass esp during the furlough. Thought he was too big and too good to kiss babies and shake hands in his own district. Good for his azz O_o

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  11. Yep Cantor LOST:::::: Now take note folks, shyt will be going down this Nov and I for one am happy about it.

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  12. I will be voting Independent and not Democrat, i’m tired of both the red and white, and especially them old cronies in there. I’m tired of both parties PERIOD!

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  13. I shole hope there are no more tea partiers on the ticket, them folk are legitimately special people πŸ˜› the shyt that they say is just O_o

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  14. yes…yes…yes….that is correct…..and grandma said it right! Amen and hallelujah to that πŸ˜₯ cantor was out to get Obama and the people were out to get him. with his haughty ass. God don’t like ugly. and his time came, who’s next?
    In the meantime, let’s make a list of the do-nothing congress
    1. they wouldn’t extend jobless benefits to the long-term unemployed
    2. they waged a war on the poor
    3. they’ve turned their backs on immigration reform
    4. they refuse to raise minimum wage

    and the list goes on. so who’s next?

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  15. As long as the most important thing to the rethuglicans is WINNING, then we can plainly see they don’t give a damn about the people they represent…well, not “We the People”, anyway….They are doomed by their own cruelty and viciousness, not to mention greed.!

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  16. So how did it happen? How did “the pro-life, Obamacare-repealing, president-obstructing, debt-ceiling-default-risking, tax-loophole-embracing, government shutdown-ing, Eric Cantor” end up losing?

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  17. It is interesting, when people truly think politicians are destroying this country. when the fact is, we the people are. we are the ones voting in people who won’t compromise with the other side and then we wonder why nothing gets passed.

    Thanks 7th district in Virginia. You voted out a guy that will probably work with Democrats 10% of the time and you are about to vote in a guy who will just say no. nothing says progress like the American Government at a stand still.

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  18. When you DIG ONE DITCH, you better DIGG TWO! <———-This had me rolling πŸ˜† Tracy is a mess!

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  19. Boy those November elections will be hot can’t even imagine what Tracy gon write about then. And Mike is gonna eat the GOP stories up πŸ˜†

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    1. Yeah Mike but the bottom line is this is about President Obama. They want those tea party radicals in the HOUSE that will fight Obama to the end and repress the black vote by implementing laws set back in those JIm Crow dayz.

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      1. Yeah Mike but the bottom line is this is about President Obama. They want those tea party radicals in the HOUSE that will fight Obama to the end and repress the black vote by implementing laws set back in those JIm Crow dayz.
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        CoSign Kee! Hey Mike πŸ˜›

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      1. That’s a good article @Mike…Thanks.
        Interesting. And why won’t you seek a government office again?

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