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    The John Birch Society to Co-Sponsor CPAC

    The 51-year-old ultra-conservative group, once ostracized by the right, is co-sponsoring the 2010 Conservative Political Action Conference.
    This is sickening. CPAC used to stand for something, and now it is teaming up with a racist political group that once attempted to impeach a Supreme Court Justice for the Brown v. Board of Education decision, claiming it was a Communist attempt to turn Arkansas into a "Negro Soviet Republic", and whose leader claimed that MLK was trained by Russia to overthrow the US government?!?! The only thing worse than the John Birch Society is the Ku Klux Klan, and not by much.

    Unbelievable. What in the hell is happening to the right in this country? They are truly beginning to slide into the toilet. I hope that any Conservative who reads this will make a decision to kick CPAC to the curb. It is giving the Conservative movement one hell of a black eye.

    Article is here.
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    Re: The John Birch Society to Co-Sponsor CPAC

    I was pretty shocked when I heard about this.

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    Re: The John Birch Society to Co-Sponsor CPAC

    Rachel Maddow reported on this yesterday ~

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    Re: The John Birch Society to Co-Sponsor CPAC

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    Re: The John Birch Society to Co-Sponsor CPAC

    If the CPAC wants to include the John Birch Society, they should do it; it's their prerogative. That is what makes America great: the craziest have the ability to express their opinions.

    It's inane and childish to exclude the John Birch Society for being "too conservative," especially when the focus is to create a GOP "Purity" test. There are many things you can say about the John Birch Society, crazy insane jumps to my mind, but "Liberal," is not one of them. You can criticize the concept, certainly, and criticize the product. Yet no one can honestly fault the CPAC for not creating a "balanced opinion." What would they do, bring in the ACLU?

    Further yet, it's debatable on whether the CPAC is buying into JBS's views. Actually, I'd go further and say that's not the case in the slightest. If CPAC really bought into the Birch Society's views, why host the JBC? Why not have the John Birch Society host the event, and send a delegation to them?

    Indeed, I see this as a step forward for the John Birch Society. They've clearly left their extremist (e.g. idiotic) views behind. They have decided to accept CPAC's views by supporting their venture, not the other way around.

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    Re: The John Birch Society to Co-Sponsor CPAC

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    This is sickening. CPAC used to stand for something, and now it is teaming up with a racist political group that once attempted to impeach a Supreme Court Justice for the Brown v. Board of Education decision, claiming it was a Communist attempt to turn Arkansas into a "Negro Soviet Republic", and whose leader claimed that MLK was trained by Russia to overthrow the US government?!?! The only thing worse than the John Birch Society is the Ku Klux Klan, and not by much.

    Unbelievable. What in the hell is happening to the right in this country? They are truly beginning to slide into the toilet. I hope that any Conservative who reads this will make a decision to kick CPAC to the curb. It is giving the Conservative movement one hell of a black eye.

    Article is here.
    The right is getting more radical every day.

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    Re: The John Birch Society to Co-Sponsor CPAC

    Quote Originally Posted by Orius View Post
    The right is getting more radical every day.
    This isn't "the right", this is McCarthyism mach 2.

    A perfectly unintentional, and arguably predictable, side affect of current political conditions. Albiet, still disgusting, and proof that the republican leadership is out of touch with their grassroots.

    The republican party is not a party of racists, nor has it been or will it be, but a party of a leadership corrupted by special interest, it is. What a surprise.
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    Re: The John Birch Society to Co-Sponsor CPAC

    So, what's wrong with The John Birch Society?

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    Re: The John Birch Society to Co-Sponsor CPAC

    Quote Originally Posted by DarkWizard12 View Post
    This isn't "the right", this is McCarthyism mach 2.

    A perfectly unintentional, and arguably predictable, side affect of current political conditions. Albiet, still disgusting, and proof that the republican leadership is out of touch with their grassroots.

    The republican party is not a party of racists, nor has it been or will it be, but a party of a leadership corrupted by special interest, it is. What a surprise.
    I used to agree with you, but the more I hear about and read, the more I think that the base for these radicals is growing. I agree that the GOP has been hijacked, but the hijackers have real public support keeping them in office.

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    Re: The John Birch Society to Co-Sponsor CPAC

    Quote Originally Posted by Orius View Post
    I used to agree with you, but the more I hear about and read, the more I think that the base for these radicals is growing. I agree that the GOP has been hijacked, but the hijackers have real public support keeping them in office.
    If you lived here your opinion might have a little more credibility.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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