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Tue Jan 24, 2012, 04:32 AM

Shouldn't we be celebrating Newt doing well

If he becomes the gop nominee, Obama wins in landslide.

With Romney it may be close?

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Reply Shouldn't we be celebrating Newt doing well (Original post)
brettdale Jan 2012 OP
MADem Jan 2012 #1
lonestarnot Jan 2012 #2
Tx4obama Jan 2012 #5
oldhippydude Jan 2012 #7
DonCoquixote Jan 2012 #10
Obamacare Jan 2012 #3
daleanime Jan 2012 #4
DCBob Jan 2012 #8
oldhippydude Jan 2012 #6
sofa king Jan 2012 #9
JHB Jan 2012 #11
Bucky Jan 2012 #12
deutsey Jan 2012 #13

Response to brettdale (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 04:44 AM

1. Barney Frank certainly is! nt

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 04:50 AM

2. Neither of those two pigs would be cause for me to celebrate anything about them for the next 10

months. I am sick of all of them already.

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Response to lonestarnot (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:29 AM

5. I think the majority of republicans are sick of them already too :)


Let's just hope that the Republicans do not have a brokered convention and come up with someone better than the four candidates that they currently have!

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:48 AM

7. actually

a long brokered convention might work to our advantage with OWS in the streets..

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Response to Tx4obama (Reply #5)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 07:27 AM

10. You know Jeb

is planning on it.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 04:57 AM

3. Well its a double-edged sword

 

Obama would most definitely win, but the win would come with cost. Noot would polarize the electorate with his racist rhetoric. I believe old Noot would go full birhter, demanding a copy of Obama's long form BC. I'd say bring it on, I think winning is more important. Furthermore, all the idiot racist/birthers etc will just end up embarrassing themselves worldwide.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 05:32 AM

4. It never good...

to celebrate hate in America .

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Response to daleanime (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:55 AM

8. +1

Yes, even if Gingrich might be easier to be it is not good to give him a national platform for the crap he is spewing.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 06:44 AM

6. every once in a while

i remember 1980.. the common wisdom was that let the Republicans run Reagan, he's unelectable.. well the Iranian hostage situation, and a stubborn recession, took it's toll on the Carter administration.. that was the election that started the rightward swing.. things have never been the same since..

of concern to me, is the unlimited funds of citizens united, the "voter fruad" rules enacted by many states, and the hacking of voting machines.. could make this election anything but certain..

with the Republican domination of the corporate media, (notably fokkks el el), the voters may again vote against their own best intrests

with folks like Karl Rove, expect a lot of dirty tricks.. whoever they run!!

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 07:00 AM

9. He's the most dangerous candidate out there.

Newt Gingrich is what we used to call a sociopath. The DSM has been rewritten to remove any genetic components from the definition, but go ahead and read this and see if you don't see Newt staring back at you:

A) There is a pervasive pattern of disregard for and violation of the rights of others occurring since age 15 years, as indicated by three or more of the following:

* failure to conform to social norms with respect to lawful behaviors as indicated by repeatedly performing acts that are grounds for arrest;
* deception, as indicated by repeatedly lying, use of aliases, or conning others for personal profit or pleasure;
* impulsiveness or failure to plan ahead;
* irritability and aggressiveness, as indicated by repeated physical fights or assaults;
* reckless disregard for safety of self or others;
* consistent irresponsibility, as indicated by repeated failure to sustain consistent work behavior or honor financial obligations;
* lack of remorse, as indicated by being indifferent to or rationalizing having hurt, mistreated, or stolen from another....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antisocial_personality_disorder

So there's our guy, remorseless, impulsive, and unbound by conscience or decency. Once he gets close enough to strike, we should assume that he will attempt to kill everyone in his way to get what he wants.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 07:49 AM

11. No. We can smile inwardly, but it ain't over 'til it's over

Remember the saying about "who laughs last, laughs best", and do the celebrating after the election results are in.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 07:53 AM

12. I agree he's fun to run against. But no, Dems shouldn't celebrate.

I don't like to see any American taken in by a flim flam artist. I don't like to see any hate monger elevated to a position of authority and influence. I'd like to see the Republican Party grow up a little--become the party of Eisenhower and of George Romney again. Republicans will win again in the future, quite probably in 2016, given how history flows. I'd like to see them reject their culture of hate and divisiveness before then.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Tue Jan 24, 2012, 08:19 AM

13. As broken as our electoral system seems to be

I'm concerned someone like Newt can find a way to slither through the cracks.

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