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Mon Sep 17, 2012, 04:37 AM

Nothing says more about the state of republican party than that this man

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Lugar spoke about “Our Nation’s Energy Future,” saying the solutions for alternative energy are both personal and global.

“It’s crucial we think about energy,” he said.

The opportunities to reduce energy use are everywhere from homes to farms to businesses, Lugar said. And each time a person reduces energy use, he said, she can increase savings and help pioneer energy efficiency.

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http://www.jconline.com/article/20120914/NEWS050101/309140050/lugar-at-Purdue-energy-summit

may soon be replaced by this man, who beat him in the primary:

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Let's be clear: Richard Mourdock is an ideological warrior who has asserted that he would go to Washington, D.C., with the goal of kicking up a party divide that has turned Capitol Hill into a dead-end for serious debates. Repeatedly, when given the opportunity earlier this year to describe his political style, he said it was one that rejected compromise. His unwillingness to tolerate Democrats -- or even moderate Republicans -- has until recently been his mantra.

Asked about Sen. Richard Lugar, the man he beat in the Republican primary in May, Mourdock said a key difference is that he would be "more confrontational." Lugar, he said, didn't understand that collegiality and collaboration were outdated methods of legislating. If he were a member of the Senate minority, he added, he would rank as his top job, "to go wherever I can whenever I can to get people who think like I think elected."

Yes, he listed political campaigning over, say, addressing the nation's economic, energy and national security issues.

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http://www.indystar.com/article/20120908/NEWS08/209090344/?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|IndyStar.com|p

Truly, this represents the state of the repub party today and the near total teabagger control of it.



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Reply Nothing says more about the state of republican party than that this man (Original post)
cali Sep 2012 OP
Turbineguy Sep 2012 #1
Cosmocat Sep 2012 #2
Beowulf Sep 2012 #3
chemenger Sep 2012 #4
Scootaloo Sep 2012 #5
GeorgeGist Sep 2012 #6

Response to cali (Original post)

Mon Sep 17, 2012, 05:25 AM

1. A functioning government is

so 1990's.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Mon Sep 17, 2012, 06:47 AM

2. More than anything THIS is the issue

One of the prime talking points in the 90s with these rat screw MFers was how democrats just wanted power for power.

As most note as this being one of their primary MOs, it was projection.

They now, today, are almost complete just a political machine, which exists 95% to get Rs elected and control government for the sake of controlling government, and 5% enacting their derganed trickle down economic scam - cutting taxes to the rich and deregulation.

That is it, that is what this party is now, and with each new wave, they know nothing else.

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Response to cali (Original post)

Mon Sep 17, 2012, 06:56 AM

3. Democrats want to govern, Republicans want to rule

nt

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Response to cali (Original post)

Mon Sep 17, 2012, 07:18 AM

4. Mourdock sounds like he's got the mentality of a Morlock.

n/t

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Response to cali (Original post)

Mon Sep 17, 2012, 07:29 AM

5. Proof of the lack of a Creator God #13

If there were indeed a creative power in the universe that controlled such things on earth, then Richard Mourdock would not exist; rather, there would be a number of squirrels that add up to the equivalent amount of mass.

More proof that the lack of tigers is hurting the human gene pool.

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Response to Scootaloo (Reply #5)

Mon Sep 17, 2012, 04:46 PM

6. Proof also that evolution has no foresight.

But it's hindsight is vicious.

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