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What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

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

Postby Stebben84 » Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:53 pm

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

Postby Talon Newsman » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:01 pm


Go ahead and mock, leftist, but it looked to me like Sanford almost won that debate.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby fisticuffs » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:04 pm



They must have run out of empty chairs.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby Detritus » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:04 pm

Talon Newsman wrote:

Go ahead and mock, leftist, but it looked to me like Sanford almost won that debate.

Using folding music stands instead of lecterns was a masterful stroke.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby Ducatista » Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:23 pm

No kidding, they picked the worst of the worst! I could've rolled with the black solid-back kind of stand...
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby DCB » Wed Apr 24, 2013 10:00 pm

For some reason, Republicans seem to have a hard time getting their message out to anybody other than old white guys. Maybe that 'social media' stuff will help:

Steve Kush, the chairman of the Bernalillo County Republican Party, attended the meeting after Republican Commissioner Wayne Johnson issued an “urgent” call for opponents of the proposal to increase the county’s minimum wage to attend. In a Facebook post from the meeting, Kush described a 19-year old volunteer member of Working America as a “radical bitch.”


Or not.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby Henry Vilas » Thu Apr 25, 2013 7:58 am

Then there is the former Paul Ryan intern Adam Savader, who was an up and coming GOP operative.

Gawker and a number of other national websites reported that the 21-year-old was charged with “Internet extortion” and “cyber-stalking” for allegedly breaking into online accounts of 15 women, obtaining nude photos of them, and then threatening to distribute the pictures if they did not send him more.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby DCB » Mon Apr 29, 2013 9:44 am

The Republicans have one singular purpose now: voting against 'obamacare'. Its sort of like visiting Mecca - everyone has to do it once in their lifetime.
"If you're a freshman - the guys who've been up here the last year, we can go home and say listen, we voted 36 different times to repeal or replace Obamacare. Tell me what the new guys are supposed to say," he said. "We haven't had a repeal or replace vote this year."


And thus do we learn, again, that the modern Republican party -- and the exotic brand of conservative nihilism that remains its primary political energy -- is little more than a cult, with rituals that must be performed, and sacred conjuring words that must be chanted.

http://www.esquire.com/blogs/politics/H ... _Governing
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby O.J. » Wed May 01, 2013 10:58 am

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

Postby nutria » Wed May 01, 2013 8:48 pm

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

Postby Average Joe » Thu May 02, 2013 11:38 am



If nobody is reminding you how bad things are, then they really aren't that bad...if you need to be reminded...of how bad things are, that is.
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby wack wack » Fri May 03, 2013 12:44 pm

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

Postby Leroy Gates » Wed May 08, 2013 2:55 am



"Sanford wins South Carolina House vote runaway 9-point victory over Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch.
And he did it with a very simple strategy: run against Nancy Pelosi."
http://www.breitbart.com/InstaBlog/2013/05/07/After-Sanford-GOP-s-2014-Strategy-Get-Pelosi
Bwahaahahhaaa!
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Re: What's wrong with the GOP, anyway?

Postby HawkHead » Wed May 08, 2013 8:02 am

Leroy Gates wrote:


"Sanford wins South Carolina House vote runaway 9-point victory over Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch.
And he did it with a very simple strategy: run against Nancy Pelosi."
http://www.breitbart.com/InstaBlog/2013/05/07/After-Sanford-GOP-s-2014-Strategy-Get-Pelosi
Bwahaahahhaaa!


The same district that voted 58-40 for Romney just 6 months ago.

Not sure what is to laugh about there Leroy.
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