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    Re: The Republican civil war is just getting started

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Reid's reelection was a particularly egregious failure of the Tea Party and GOP in general. Nobody likes Harry Reid. Of all the seats to take, that was probably one of the easiest I can remember in my adult life. And they failed. All the GOP had to do was run a bog standard Boring McBoringface Republican and it would have been a landslide. They could even have been pretty far into the conservative side of the spectrum and had that seat in hand from day one.

    Instead, the GOP primary came up with a person who was literally a conspiracy nut. I think that woman might have been half ****ing senile. When your candidate proclaims that upon losing an election, their side can just resort to ****ing shooting the victors, you should rethink your support for this party. Oh, excuse me, "second amendment remedies."

    The worst part is? A lot of Republicans convinced themselves that 2010 was the norm, rather than an outlier. A lot of them think that the losses in 2012 were because they were running people who weren't conservative enough. If they keep this mindset in 2014, they're going to be greatly disappointed.
    Yeah, I always said 2010 was no mandate, it was the voters getting peeved at the Democrats because they basically told those people who elected them to stuff it where the sun don't shine. 2010 didn't happen because the voters liked the republican party more, it happened because they disliked the Republicans less than the Democrats. They were mad at the Democrats for doing the opposite of what their constituents wanted them to.

    I look at 2012 as a status quo election, an election that the Republicans could have won but for the choice of bad candidate like your Angle I think her name was. The people were not so peeved at one party as to throw them out, hence the GOP retained control of the house and the Democrats the senate and the presidency.

    2014 had all the earmarks of another 2010 up and until 1 Oct. Not anymore and 2014 looks more akin to 2012.
    This Reform Party member thinks it is high past time that we start electing Americans to congress and the presidency who put America first and their political party further down the line. But for way too long we have been electing Republicans and Democrats who happen to be Americans instead of Americans who happen to be Republicans and Democrats.

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    Re: The Republican civil war is just getting started

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Yeah, the economy is going through a golden age under Obama.

    Healthy, growing economies mean fewer people getting government handouts...perfect scenario for the Libbos.
    The GOP has hitched their entire party to the idea that Obamacare is going to destroy our civilization. When if fails to do so, you think that will be good for the Republicans?
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: The Republican civil war is just getting started

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    The problem is the Tea Party movement was never about that. It was a direct reaction to Obama's election. They had no problem with growing debt for 30 years. They suddenly have a problem with it when Obama gets elected.
    Don't confuse RINO's and Pseudo-Republicans with Tea Party or the ever-growing libertarian movement...

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    Re: The Republican civil war is just getting started

    So, by the logic of some, once Hillary is elected in 2016 the Tea Partiers will all pack up their tents and return home since she isn't African-American?

    Hmm, we'll see about that.

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    Re: The Republican civil war is just getting started

    a civil war in the GOP you say?... well good....it's a healthy thing.... not a damn thing wrong with it whatsoever.

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    Re: The Republican civil war is just getting started

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    a civil war in the GOP you say?... well good....it's a healthy thing.... not a damn thing wrong with it whatsoever.
    I tend to agree. The nuttier fringe and the anti-science evangelical types need to be purged if their party is going to remain relevant. If the GOP made a pivot on the social issues and focused on the fiscal issues they'd be sweeping up a lot of current Democrat voters.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: The Republican civil war is just getting started

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    Yeah, the economy is going through a golden age under Obama.

    Healthy, growing economies mean fewer people getting government handouts...perfect scenario for the Libbos.
    So the Teas' were helping the liberals? The American economy depends on growth and everything the T's have done has been to weaken growth and raise uncertainty.
    There is no reason to cut spending when it slows growth and hiring. But T's would rather be giving out unemployment than collecting taxes. Like I said they want growth slowed. They want Govt. discredited and mistrusted too, especially the POTUS who they unnaturally fear to the point of demonization. They say it is what he does but that does not explain the anger. Obama has not really done all that much to warrant the levels I have witnessed. There must be something else, I just can't pinpoint what it is.
    Last edited by iguanaman; 10-19-13 at 12:21 AM.

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    Re: The Republican civil war is just getting started

    Quote Originally Posted by StringBean View Post
    So, by the logic of some, once Hillary is elected in 2016 the Tea Partiers will all pack up their tents and return home since she isn't African-American?

    Hmm, we'll see about that.
    Don't confuse the Tea Party with OWS...

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    Re: The Republican civil war is just getting started

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    a civil war in the GOP you say?... well good....it's a healthy thing.... not a damn thing wrong with it whatsoever.
    IF there would be a civil war it would be against RINO's, Progressive repubicans, socialist, communists and "Marxists."

    Considering 90% if your ilk want to ban the Second Amendment, I don't really see how you would win such a war...

    Hell, the US military you would depend on IMO, would have a 75% defection rate to the patriot party....

    You ever hear of the Red Army?1917 revolution?

    That worked right?

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    Re: The Republican civil war is just getting started

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr.Nick View Post
    IF there would be a civil war it would be against RINO's, Progressive repubicans, socialist, communists and "Marxists."

    Considering 90% if your ilk want to ban the Second Amendment, I don't really see how you would win such a war...

    Hell, the US military you would depend on IMO, would have a 75% defection rate to the patriot party....

    You ever hear of the Red Army?1917 revolution?

    That worked right?
    I'm certain you are confused ...

    we aren't talking bout a real civil war... just a civil war inside the GOP ( think Tea Party V Establishment GOP)

    also ,I'm not a liberal/progressive, i don't want to ban guns ..I own dozens of them

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