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What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby pjbogart » Wed Feb 20, 2013 9:11 am

Faced with angry constituents at two Arizona townhall meetings, John McCain had to calm them down by pointing out that we're a Judeo-Christian nation.

One man yelled that only guns would discourage illegal immigration. Another man complained that illegal immigrants should never be able to become citizens or vote. A third man said illegal immigrants were illiterate invaders who wanted free government benefits.


McCain defends immigration plan to angry residents

So even the conservative proposals are being met with stiff resistance, or in some cases homicidal maniacs.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby rabble » Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:17 pm

The Tea Party Patriots apologize to Carl Rove, explaining that someone used the wrong photograph in the email sent out to their members a few days ago.

They weren't supposed to use the one of him in a nazi uniform. It was supposed to be the one of him thumbing his nose.

Sorry. They were in the same folder with similar names. Boy is our face red.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby fisticuffs » Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:19 pm

They could have used this one.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby Stebben84 » Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:36 am

The ranking Republican member on Washington state’s House Transportation Committee thinks that riding bicycles causes more pollution than driving cars, the Seattle Bike Blog reported Saturday.


http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/03/03/w ... than-cars/

In his message, sent to the owner of a bicycle shop, Orcutt wrote: “If I am not mistaken, a cyclists [sic] has an increased heart rate and respiration. That means that the act of riding a bike results in greater emissions of carbon dioxide from the rider. Since CO2 is deemed to be a greenhouse gas and a pollutant, bicyclists are actually polluting when they ride.”



AHHHHHHHHHHH! How the hell do these people get elected to any position of authority? Also, that is one creepy looking dude.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby DCB » Mon Mar 18, 2013 10:35 am

RNC chairman (and "charter member of the new How Much Does A Fella Have To Fck Up To Get Fired Club") has a plan to win over America:
Reince Priebus wrote:We're going to be announcing a $10 million initiative, just this year, which will include hundreds of people, paid, across the country, from coast to coast, in Hispanic, African- American, Asian communities, talking about our party, talking about our brand, talking about what we believe in, going to community events, going to swearing-in ceremonies, being a part of the community on an ongoing basis, paid for by the Republican National Committee, to make the case for our party and our candidates.


Analsis:
Charles Pierce wrote:So, having nominated a Mormon and failed utterly, the Republicans are now simply going to become the Mormons, or perhaps the Jehovah's Witnesses, sending pairs of cheery layabouts out into the world to talk about the glories of a party that can't find a better chairman than a guy who couldn't get elected to the state assembly.

Read more: What Are The Gobshites Saying These Days? - Esquire http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/B ... z2NuDkrv31
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby snoqueen » Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:14 pm

We're going to be announcing a $10 million initiative, just this year, which will include hundreds of people, paid, across the country, from coast to coast, in Hispanic, African- American, Asian communities, talking about our party, talking about our brand, talking about what we believe in, going to community events, going to swearing-in ceremonies, being a part of the community on an ongoing basis, paid for by the Republican National Committee, to make the case for our party and our candidates.


Does this include going on line?

If so, we're in for some fun.

How telling they need to pay people to do this.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby acereraser » Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:29 pm

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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:16 pm

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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby rabble » Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:10 am

I find it interesting that in a time when political funding is so loosely regulated, poorly enforced, and anonymously funneled through so many obfuscations, she is STILL able to handle it so badly that she raises red flags at an agency dominated by her own party.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby Stebben84 » Tue Mar 26, 2013 2:54 pm

Building managers and legislative staffers have sought to reassure some concerned Tennessee lawmakers that recent renovations at the state Capitol did not install special facilities for Muslims to wash their feet before praying.


http://www.tennessean.com/viewart/20130 ... shing-sink

Dumb asses.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby SidSeven » Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:10 am

Far FAR easier to list what IS NOT Wrong with the Republican Party:

1)

(I'll have to get back on this, I can't think of anything, and it's been over an hour now)
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby O.J. » Wed Mar 27, 2013 2:29 pm

Nice logic, bigot.

Perry went on to suggest that the decision by LGBT rights advocates to fight for equal treatment was proof that they were themselves intolerant.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby doppel » Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:19 pm

Sorry to burst your bubbles, but it's not just Republicans who are our elected sleazeballs. Check out this dandy Dem from Texas.
http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/03/27/56116.htm
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby O.J. » Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:23 pm

doppel wrote:Sorry to burst your bubbles, but it's not just Republicans who are our elected sleazeballs. Check out this dandy Dem from Texas.
http://www.courthousenews.com/2013/03/27/56116.htm


Only a douchebag would think that ambulance chasing is as heinous a crime as denying equal treatment.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby DCB » Thu Mar 28, 2013 12:36 pm

O.J. wrote:Nice logic, bigot.

Perry went on to suggest that the decision by LGBT rights advocates to fight for equal treatment was proof that they were themselves intolerant.

You're intolerant of my god-given right to oppress people!
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