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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    Why not? Do the Repubs think the electorate too stupid or something? Why not run on it?
    Because those who spend decades paying in (boomers, and older) would not like the sound of that. Nevermind us chumps who are stuck paying into a system that wont be around for us, and even if it could survive, I can do better.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    If this is true it wouldn't be because they are not solutions, but because they aren't politically feasible solutions.
    The solution itself may not be politically feasible for a rising opposition Party, but even within the advocate Party there were too many divisions over whether Bush's ideas were too radical or too weak. It toppled any legislative mandate the man had.
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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    Explain "politically feasible"... because it sure as hell looks like a conservative way of being Politically Correct in calling the electorate too stupid to know better.
    It would not have political support. Is this really difficult?

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Fiddytree View Post
    The solution itself may not be politically feasible for a rising opposition Party, but even within the advocate Party there were too many divisions over whether Bush's ideas were too radical or too weak. It toppled any legislative mandate the man had.
    True but thats to be expected. The point, was that they were better than the existing "solution", and thats not very hard frankly.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    True but thats to be expected. The point, was that they were better than the existing "solution", and thats not very hard frankly.
    It would be expected now, but then in 2005 it was not. It was rather unexpected what had happened inside the Republican Party and became a sign of things to come a few short years later.
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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Conservative View Post
    Discouraged worker data which is part of the U-6 number
    Here's the U-6 charted out so that everyone can see the trends... TRENDS. That thing you can't stand:

    u6.jpg

    link to easier to read blown up version.

    Oh look at that. Bush drove up the U-6 numbers to the horrific levels and it's been declining every since the economy rebounded after Bush disappeared from office. Go freegin' figure. Learn to read Conservative.

    Here's one more up to date. Enjoy Con.

    u6again.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    The sad fact is that having a pedophile win is better than having a Democrat in office. I'm all for a solution where a Republican gets in that isn't Moore.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Oh look Conservative... Here's that GDP you were crowing about...

    gdp.png

    Pretty amazing what comes to light when you put date trends into the equation ain't it Con?

    time for you to disappear right after you throw a slew of personal insults. THAT... is your trend.
    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    The sad fact is that having a pedophile win is better than having a Democrat in office. I'm all for a solution where a Republican gets in that isn't Moore.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by poweRob View Post
    Oh look Conservative... Here's that GDP you were crowing about...

    gdp.png

    Pretty amazing what comes to light when you put date trends into the equation ain't it Con?

    time for you to disappear right after you throw a slew of personal insults. THAT... is your trend.
    Dude, YOU are insulting HIM. I'd insult you too if you came at me like that.

    Just sayin'. Carry on.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    It would not have political support. Is this really difficult?
    Why not? If privatizing is sooooo much better, why would it not have political support?
    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    The sad fact is that having a pedophile win is better than having a Democrat in office. I'm all for a solution where a Republican gets in that isn't Moore.

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    Re: Stupidity of the American Voter?

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Dude, YOU are insulting HIM. I'd insult you too if you came at me like that.

    Just sayin'. Carry on.
    Feeding him the crap he brought... I've not problem with this. Just take a trip back to post #621.
    Quote Originally Posted by Moderate Right View Post
    The sad fact is that having a pedophile win is better than having a Democrat in office. I'm all for a solution where a Republican gets in that isn't Moore.

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