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    Re: Reid apologizes for 'no Negro dialect' comment

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    Perhaps, or was the person causing the upset not an incumbent at all, but the opponent running on the Democrat ticket?
    Perhaps all you'd like, DN, you know what this was about. This was a referendum on Obama, Republicans don't win Senate seats in Massachusetts. Again, you know what it was about, you know why a no name Repub took this Kennedy vacated seat and won by 5 points. You know why Reid and other Dem politicians who have had safe seats up til now are in trouble as well. It's obvious, it's right there in front of us....you can continue to deny all you'd like.

    Maybe the people of Massachusetts aren't quite as Democratic as they are painted. They do have a Republican governor, don't they?
    So does California. Virginia where I'm from is conservative....voted for Republicans for decades, we swayed to Obama this past year. Our Governor just leaving office(McDonnell just elected Gov, the Lt. Governor and Attorney Gen all going Republican in a just recent Nov 2009 20 point win for Repubs) was Tim Kaine....the Democratic National Comm Chair. State politics much different than natinal politics, Dems have a history of Governors being elected in conservative states, Repubs have a history and precedenc eof being elected in liberal states like California. Republican Mayors get elected in liberal cities such as New York.
    It was the Austrasians, that hewed on bravely through the thick of the fight, it was they who found and cut down the Saracen King.

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    Re: Reid apologizes for 'no Negro dialect' comment

    Quote Originally Posted by Charles Martel View Post
    Perhaps all you'd like, DN, you know what this was about. This was a referendum on Obama, Republicans don't win Senate seats in Massachusetts. Again, you know what it was about, you know why a no name Repub took this Kennedy vacated seat and won by 5 points. You know why Reid and other Dem politicians who have had safe seats up til now are in trouble as well. It's obvious, it's right there in front of us....you can continue to deny all you'd like.
    I suppose we'll know in a few months whether the voters are so tired of the Democrats in Washington that they're ready to change parties again so soon after having booted the Republicans not so long ago.

    The Republicans are hoping, of course, that seeing their party elected in an overwhelmingly Democrat state is a sign that a change of parties is imminent. Is it wishful thinking, or a real possibility? We can argue about it all we want, but the fact is, we'll know pretty soon. If 2010 sees Congress back in Republican hands, then the issue will be settled. Then, in 2012, we can expect a return to a Republican trifecta.

    Unless, of course, the voters are so disgusted with their new Congress that they're ready to boot the Republicans and go back to the Democrats once again by then.

    Changing from one party to another every few years is not likely to make any real changes, of course, as there isn't as much difference between them as people seem to think.

    Quote Originally Posted by Charles Martel View Post
    So does California. Virginia where I'm from is conservative....voted for Republicans for decades, we swayed to Obama this past year. Our Governor just leaving office(McDonnell just elected Gov, the Lt. Governor and Attorney Gen all going Republican in a just recent Nov 2009 20 point win for Repubs) was Tim Kaine....the Democratic National Comm Chair. State politics much different than natinal politics, Dems have a history of Governors being elected in conservative states, Repubs have a history and precedenc eof being elected in liberal states like California. Republican Mayors get elected in liberal cities such as New York.

    Which proves, what? Yes, California has a Republican governor. We don't have a conservative governor, of course, and the legislature is overwhelmingly in favor of big government.

    Oh. I know what it proves. Republican is not synonymous with conservative, and the governor/president is not the state/federal government.

    But, we already knew that.
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    Re: Reid apologizes for 'no Negro dialect' comment

    Quote Originally Posted by Charles Martel View Post
    Perhaps all you'd like, DN, you know what this was about. This was a referendum on Obama, Republicans don't win Senate seats in Massachusetts. Again, you know what it was about, you know why a no name Repub took this Kennedy vacated seat and won by 5 points. You know why Reid and other Dem politicians who have had safe seats up til now are in trouble as well. It's obvious, it's right there in front of us....you can continue to deny all you'd like.



    So does California. Virginia where I'm from is conservative....voted for Republicans for decades, we swayed to Obama this past year. Our Governor just leaving office(McDonnell just elected Gov, the Lt. Governor and Attorney Gen all going Republican in a just recent Nov 2009 20 point win for Repubs) was Tim Kaine....the Democratic National Comm Chair. State politics much different than natinal politics, Dems have a history of Governors being elected in conservative states, Repubs have a history and precedenc eof being elected in liberal states like California. Republican Mayors get elected in liberal cities such as New York.
    We voted for president here in virginia, remember?

    We had two consecutive democratic governors here in virgina. Hell, we even had a black democratic governor here in va. It's a healthy process. We also have government term limits (one term). After all most of the founding fathers were from virginia. We are all over the place.

    I recently joind the modern whig party of virginia.

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    Re: Reid apologizes for 'no Negro dialect' comment

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    We voted for president here in virginia, remember?

    We had two consecutive democratic governors here in virgina. Hell, we even had a black democratic governor here in va. It's a healthy process. We also have government term limits (one term). After all most of the founding fathers were from virginia. We are all over the place.

    I recently joind the modern whig party of virginia.

    good for you. Tell me, when those conservatives served your great state as gov. was Fairfax Co. mostly conservative then?


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    Re: Reid apologizes for 'no Negro dialect' comment

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    good for you. Tell me, when those conservatives served your great state as gov. was Fairfax Co. mostly conservative then?


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    Re: Reid apologizes for 'no Negro dialect' comment

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    We voted for president here in virginia, remember?
    Yes, I remember in fact, mentioned in the post you responded to, what is your point here?

    We had two consecutive democratic governors here in virgina. Hell, we even had a black democratic governor here in va. It's a healthy process. We also have government term limits (one term). After all most of the founding fathers were from virginia. We are all over the place.
    We are not all over the place....Sir. Obama was the first Democrat President we'd voted for since Carter I believe...or may have been Kennedy. We have a same sex marriage amendment in our constitution, it passed easily. Even our Senators...who are both Dems...are both blue dogs. Warner...as you know was a fiscal conservative, Webb coming in with Obama isn't exactly a lib. We're a mostly conservative arena and state however, like ither states we elect different partys to office. Just like Massachusetts.
    It was the Austrasians, that hewed on bravely through the thick of the fight, it was they who found and cut down the Saracen King.

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    Re: Reid apologizes for 'no Negro dialect' comment

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    I suppose we'll know in a few months
    Something tells me in a few months...we're gonna see a Republican win in the 2010 Congressional elections...and you'll be claiming we'll have to then wait for 2012 to decide. We know now, you're merely in denial.

    The Republicans are hoping, of course, that seeing their party elected in an overwhelmingly Democrat state is a sign that a change of parties is imminent. Is it wishful thinking, or a real possibility?
    As you were around on Whistlestopper...right after Obama was elected and then inaugurated...the question coming from everyone of the libs was...would a Republican ever get elected again? Many a thread started with what the Repubs had to do to get back into the game. Today..one year later....we're talking about not only winning...but taking both houses of Congress.Our wishful thinking has already come about.....now...we're speaking to the UNTHINKABLE.

    We can argue about it all we want, but the fact is, we'll know pretty soon.
    Yes, we will.

    Changing from one party to another every few years is not likely to make any real changes, of course, as there isn't as much difference between them as people seem to think.
    So...there would have been no difference had Coakley been elected instead?

    Yeah...whatever.

    Which proves, what?
    That state and local versus Presidential elections are quite different.
    It was the Austrasians, that hewed on bravely through the thick of the fight, it was they who found and cut down the Saracen King.

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    Re: Reid apologizes for 'no Negro dialect' comment

    Quote Originally Posted by LiberalAvenger View Post
    I really don't know.

    I'll tell ya, since I was a Maryland resident for 20 + years...Yes, they were.


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    Re: Reid apologizes for 'no Negro dialect' comment

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    I'll tell ya, since I was a Maryland resident for 20 + years...Yes, they were.


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    Re: Reid apologizes for 'no Negro dialect' comment

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    As you were around on Whistlestopper...right after Obama was elected and then inaugurated...the question coming from everyone of the libs was...would a Republican ever get elected again? Many a thread started with what the Repubs had to do to get back into the game.

    Yes, they were, and not just the "libs". There was quite a lot of discussion about the demise or resurgence of the Republican Party. A couple of years before that, we were saying the same thing about the Democrats. The pendulum swings.

    But, as the French (danged socialists that they are) say, plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose. (the more things change, the more they stay the same.)

    Quote Originally Posted by Charles Martel View Post
    Today..one year later....we're talking about not only winning...but taking both houses of Congress.Our wishful thinking has already come about.....now...we're speaking to the UNTHINKABLE.
    Not so unthinkable, really. The pendulum swings. We may well see the Republicans back in power soon, after which the voters will decide things aren't going so well, and vote the Democrats back into power once again, and the world will keep turning.

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