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    Re: Pew: Tea Party support at record low

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    I was referring to having 50 % or close to it of the registered electorate.

    One should ask who makes up the majority of America and which party do they identify with ?

    The Democrat party today doesn't represent the majority of Americans but just a bunch of small special interest groups and the majority of ethnic minorities.

    The rule of the Democrat Party is you support my radical minority special interest group agenda and I'll support your special interest group agenda no matter how insane it is.

    Nothing is what's best for America but what's best for one minority or special interest group. The majority are completely ignored.
    Here are some figures since 1950 thanks to Clayton State College and University Essay on Party Affiliation/identification. Sometime during the 1960's the Democratic Party ceased being the majority party although every year with the exception of 2010 more people identified/associated themselves with the Democrats.

    Year Dem Rep
    1950 56 26
    1960 52 30
    1970 48 26
    1980 42 28
    1990 38 30
    2000 32 28
    2010 32 33
    2011 30 27
    2012 34 27
    2013 20 30 Today per Gallup Party Affiliation/Identification polls Oct 5-7 2013

    Another interesting note in 1950 only 18% of the electorate identified themselves as independents, today that number has grown to 47%. Sounds to me as time went by, more and more people became dissatisfied with both parties.
    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: Pew: Tea Party support at record low

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Or just have people wake up and not vote any of these morons in again.
    yes, yes... they need to "wake up" and start believing exactly like you do....we get it.


    have you ever considered that they are not asleep?

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    Re: Pew: Tea Party support at record low

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    yes, yes... they need to "wake up" and start believing exactly like you do....we get it.
    I never said they should believe like i do.



    have you ever considered that they are not asleep?
    Or they are just complete morons.
    But hey they are loosing support so good for them.


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    Re: Pew: Tea Party support at record low

    Quote Originally Posted by Perotista View Post
    Here are some figures since 1950 thanks to Clayton State College and University Essay on Party Affiliation/identification. Sometime during the 1960's the Democratic Party ceased being the majority party although every year with the exception of 2010 more people identified/associated themselves with the Democrats.

    Year Dem Rep
    1950 56 26
    1960 52 30
    1970 48 26
    1980 42 28
    1990 38 30
    2000 32 28
    2010 32 33
    2011 30 27
    2012 34 27
    2013 20 30 Today per Gallup Party Affiliation/Identification polls Oct 5-7 2013

    Another interesting note in 1950 only 18% of the electorate identified themselves as independents, today that number has grown to 47%. Sounds to me as time went by, more and more people became dissatisfied with both parties.
    well until independents get serious about forming a third party, i guess they will have to settle with 2 parties they don't like.

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    Re: Pew: Tea Party support at record low

    Or maybe the threaten to bring back liberty and freedom. The Tea Party , in my opinion, is the only thing in Washington stopping this country from marching into Socialism. King Obama and his liberals need to stop already and go away.

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    maybe the reason the republican leaders in the house and senate uncut the house tea party republicans, is because the house tea party republicans have little or no experience of government and do not even try to learn about what it takes to get policy implemented.
    "When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty."
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    Re: Pew: Tea Party support at record low

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    maybe the reason the republican leaders in the house and senate uncut the house tea party republicans, is because the house tea party republicans have little or no experience of government and do not even try to learn about what it takes to get policy implemented.
    yeah, sorry.. a liberal Democrat harping on inexperience is a pig that just doesn't fly..... but it's true they have refused to operate under establishment "rules".. they were, after all, elected to shake up the establishment.

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    Re: Pew: Tea Party support at record low

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    yeah, sorry.. a liberal Democrat harping on inexperience is a pig that just doesn't fly..... but it's true they have refused to operate under establishment "rules".. they were, after all, elected to shake up the establishment.
    they have a contempt of government, why do we need elected officials whose stated purpose is to undermine and delegitimize the very institution they are sworn to represent.

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    Re: Pew: Tea Party support at record low

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    Could you explain something for some of us, why would you be celebrating increasing the national debt to 18 Trillion Dollars and still supporting a catastrophe known as Obamacare ?

    I don't see why anyone would be celebrating.
    You don't know Obamacare is a disaster. You have no basis to state that. You only have your beliefs.

    $18T in debt is not, in and of itself, a major problem... as long as the economy grows. The issue is making the economy (GDP) grow. Don't obsess over the size of the mortgage (it is what it is); make more money! It is the American way to believe that "I can make more money"....

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    Re: Pew: Tea Party support at record low

    Quote Originally Posted by Unitedwestand13 View Post
    well until independents get serious about forming a third party, i guess they will have to settle with 2 parties they don't like.
    good point, but I think it's inaccurate to say they don't like the 2 parties... primarily because they just keep voting for them...election after election after election, without fail.

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    Re: Pew: Tea Party support at record low

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    yeah, sorry.. a liberal Democrat harping on inexperience is a pig that just doesn't fly..... but it's true they have refused to operate under establishment "rules".. they were, after all, elected to shake up the establishment.
    Ya shook it up; you lost. Go away!

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