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Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:51 PM

Recent Polls Suggest Calling Someone a Republican is an Insult

From The Allegiant;

Breaking News: Recent polls suggest the majority of Americans consider being called “Republican” insulting.

The independent political polling company NSON Opinion Strategy 1 recently published the results of a case study in which 250,000 randomly selected American voters were asked a series of questions. The details of how and where the study was conducted have yet to be released but the results are clear: 87% of Americans consider the word “Republican” to be synonymous with greed, racism, and violence.


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Reply Recent Polls Suggest Calling Someone a Republican is an Insult (Original post)
47of74 Feb 2013 OP
Motown_Johnny Feb 2013 #1
old guy Feb 2013 #2
BlancheSplanchnik Feb 2013 #40
tavalon Feb 2013 #45
trusty elf Feb 2013 #49
louis-t Feb 2013 #73
geardaddy Feb 2013 #82
tclark0404 Feb 2013 #50
Smll_Ax3 Feb 2013 #70
santamargarita Feb 2013 #88
Scuba Feb 2013 #3
Delmette Feb 2013 #8
Scuba Feb 2013 #9
ProfessionalLeftist Feb 2013 #56
louis-t Feb 2013 #74
ZombieHorde Feb 2013 #4
awoke_in_2003 Feb 2013 #14
Arugula Latte Feb 2013 #15
bluesbassman Feb 2013 #47
louis-t Feb 2013 #75
Spitfire of ATJ Feb 2013 #18
LisaLynne Feb 2013 #21
littlemissmartypants Feb 2013 #27
davidn3600 Feb 2013 #31
llmart Feb 2013 #5
Blanks Feb 2013 #6
LisaLynne Feb 2013 #22
freshwest Feb 2013 #7
FleetwoodMac Feb 2013 #29
xtraxritical Feb 2013 #37
FleetwoodMac Feb 2013 #38
xtraxritical Feb 2013 #66
DeeDeeNY Feb 2013 #10
lindysalsagal Feb 2013 #11
tblue Feb 2013 #42
annabanana Feb 2013 #12
RC Feb 2013 #69
annabanana Feb 2013 #71
patrice Feb 2013 #13
angrychair Feb 2013 #16
yellerpup Feb 2013 #17
Wichita Pilot Feb 2013 #19
marions ghost Feb 2013 #26
calimary Feb 2013 #28
Whoopdedoo Feb 2013 #81
AAO Feb 2013 #90
Roselma Feb 2013 #20
DaveJ Feb 2013 #23
barbtries Feb 2013 #53
retread Feb 2013 #57
kimbutgar Feb 2013 #24
calimary Feb 2013 #30
CTyankee Feb 2013 #46
kimbutgar Feb 2013 #83
CTyankee Feb 2013 #84
kimbutgar Feb 2013 #86
CTyankee Feb 2013 #87
mountain grammy Feb 2013 #58
KansDem Feb 2013 #61
malaise Feb 2013 #25
kairos12 Feb 2013 #32
daybranch Feb 2013 #33
xxqqqzme Feb 2013 #34
B Calm Feb 2013 #35
hobbit709 Feb 2013 #36
efhmc Feb 2013 #39
winter is coming Feb 2013 #41
progressoid Feb 2013 #43
William769 Feb 2013 #44
King_Klonopin Feb 2013 #48
Ikonoklast Feb 2013 #64
Divernan Feb 2013 #51
barbtries Feb 2013 #52
AndyA Feb 2013 #54
ProfessionalLeftist Feb 2013 #55
kooljerk666 Feb 2013 #59
Orsino Feb 2013 #60
damnedifIknow Feb 2013 #62
Dpm12 Feb 2013 #63
MynameisBlarney Feb 2013 #65
SoCalDem Feb 2013 #67
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louis-t Feb 2013 #72
ecstatic Feb 2013 #76
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Zorra Feb 2013 #78
ladjf Feb 2013 #79
BVictor1 Feb 2013 #80
MrScorpio Feb 2013 #85
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backscatter712 Feb 2013 #92
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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 06:56 PM

1. I've been using it that way for years.

Why is this surprising?

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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:01 PM

2. DU has always been ahead of the curve.

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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:49 AM

40. me too!

It's on the same end of the spectrum as POS, Liar, Soulless Ghoul, Scum of the Earth, Self-righteous Hypocrite, Christofascist, Phony Self-Serving Criminal, Hater, Ignorant Puffed Up Jackwad, Sewage, Bigot, Misogynist, Heartless Inhuman Spawn of Satan, Evil Bullies, Mass Murderers, Scorched Earth Demagogues, Greedy Power Mad Remorseless Psychopaths, Idiot Propagandized Incurious Paranoid Ignoramuses, Fucking Dipshits, Unempathetic Conspicuous Consumption Zombies, Creeps, Pedophilic Moralizers, Authoritarian Violence Loving Goons, Jackbooted Thugs, Ugly Americans, Shills, Shameless Hustlers, Angry Benighted Blowhards, Dickweeds, Suckers, Dogmatic Ideologues, Turd-Polishing Suckups, Self-Promoting Incompetents, Dumbasses, Scapegoating Cowards, Parasites, A Stench and Stain on the Human Race, Pimples on the Ass of Humanity, Self-Deluded Egomaniacs with all the Charm of Ebola Virus.

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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #40)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 02:00 AM

45. Wow, that's really creative!

I love it.

Republicans = Self-Deluded Egomaniacs with all the Charm of Ebola Virus!

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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #40)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 05:17 AM

49. Blanche,

I think it's time for some "Republican Party" anagrams!




Crappy Tuba Liner
Carnal Burp Piety
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Pricey Lap Turban
Try Anal Piper Cub
Prune Crypt Labia
Capably Prurient
Pry Bacterial Pun
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Aberrant Icy Pulp
Puny Brat Replica
Pry Banal Picture
Try Appliance Rub
Bury Placenta Rip
Cranial Burp Type
Burn Capital Pyre
Burp Captain Lyre
Rip Puberty Canal
Try Incurable Pap
Brutal Panic Prey
Ably Crappier Nut
Burp Any Particle
A Crab Nipple Yurt
Barren Lip Pay Cut

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Response to trusty elf (Reply #49)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:14 PM

73. 'crappy tuba liner'

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Response to trusty elf (Reply #49)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:50 PM

82. Love these.

Especially:

Capably Prurient
Burp Any Particle

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Response to BlancheSplanchnik (Reply #40)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 05:46 AM

50. Forgot one

 

You forgot NAZI'S.

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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:09 PM

70. I was thinking the same!

I cant think of a time I haven't used that word as slur...

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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 04:33 PM

88. Same here.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:05 PM

3. "How Republican of you" is as nasty as I get.

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Response to Scuba (Reply #3)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:27 PM

8. Can i steal that?

That's a great line!

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Response to Delmette (Reply #8)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:30 PM

9. Of course.

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Response to Scuba (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 08:20 AM

56. Exactly! That's what I say sometimes

to the brain-dead psychopaths.

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Response to Scuba (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:15 PM

74. Ohhh, ohhh, I've used that one!

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:09 PM

4. I wish 87% of Americans refused to vote for Republicans. nt

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:44 PM

14. That is a very telling point...

87% believe they are racist and greedy, yet a lot still vote for them.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #14)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:53 PM

15. Greed, racism and violence are virtues to millions of them.

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Response to Arugula Latte (Reply #15)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 02:11 AM

47. Look at that nice republican penguin helping his friend into the water!

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Response to bluesbassman (Reply #47)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:18 PM

75. Sounds like a story I heard last night about Salvador Dali.

It seems he pushed a friend off of a footbridge once to see how he would react to the pain when he hit the rocks below.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #14)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:05 PM

18. At least the machines claim they do.

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #18)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:11 PM

21. Exactly.

Or so they would have us believe!

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #14)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:05 PM

27. Knowing folks that are proud to be greedy and racist

it is not considered an insult to them. You can't explain crazy, as my cousin says.

It may be a stretch to say it is an insult, idiots have pride.

Love, Peace and Shelter. lmsp

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #4)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:28 PM

31. People vote Republican not because they like Repubs... it's because they hate Democrats

In this country, we vote against people....not for them.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:09 PM

5. LOL

My brother and I have been using it as an insult for years. He would call me and maybe he'd say something about how he bought a new car or something else and my response would be, "Must be nice to be a Republican." Then somewhere down the line the tables would be turned.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:16 PM

6. When you'd rather be called a 'dick' than a republican; you know they're doing something wrong. eom

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Response to Blanks (Reply #6)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:11 PM

22. There is a joke in there somewhere ...

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:19 PM

7. Nixon may have objected to Kennedy calling him a Republican.

Mr. Nixon in the last seven days has called me an economic ignoramus, a Pied Piper, and all the rest. I've just confined myself to calling him a Republican, but he says that is getting low.~ John F. Kennedy



Our own NBachers said this and I agree:

Republicans serve The Beast.

From the dawn of mankind they are the regressive element that's been holding back and destroying our civilization. They nourish other-dimensional entities that feed on misery, pain, and chaos.

Republicans are their minions, and hope to share in these entities' power, or be spared the pain.

But The Beast never shares; The Beast never spares.


It's either that or they've made a deal with evil aliens to pillage the planet and move to a home somewhere else.

Get rid of the EPA? Keystone Pipeline? Really?

Just sayin'

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Response to freshwest (Reply #7)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:25 PM

29. What a gem of a quote...

JFK, and in some ways, Nixon, was way, way, ahead of the curve.

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Response to FleetwoodMac (Reply #29)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:49 PM

37. Nixon fostered "wage price controls" and a negative income tax to eliminate welfare.

 

Both proved unworkable but were pretty progressive for the time. Then there was the Agnew thing and the Vietnam thing...

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Response to xtraxritical (Reply #37)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:00 AM

38. I was actually referring to the quote and its context to the OP

In particular, Nixon's reaction at being called "a Republican" by JFK, and the way the term's meaning degenerated half a century later - hence, ahead of the curve.

Please don't misinterpret it as a compliment for Nixon.

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Response to FleetwoodMac (Reply #38)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 11:44 AM

66. Hey, Nixon chased me for the draft for going on six years, I'm just being historical

 

not hysterical.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:33 PM

10. I remember there's a female role in the play "Damn Yankees" with this great line

Said with utter contempt: "Get your hands off me, you Republican!"!!

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:35 PM

11. "We're down to relatives and close friends." -John McCain

With poll numbers under 10 for years, it's a wonder the number wasn't higher!!!

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Response to lindysalsagal (Reply #11)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:01 AM

42. The way he's acting they'll be lucky if they have that

Looks to me like they can't make the tent small enough.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:37 PM

12. "You drive like a Republican"!!

More insulting that the finger.

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Response to annabanana (Reply #12)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 11:58 AM

69. Hey, I've used that one.

 

I've noticed that Republicans either go strictly by the rules, or just ignore them.
It's the law, so we have to follow it, regardless of how asinine the law is. Or I'm too important to have to follow this law.

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Response to RC (Reply #69)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:37 PM

71. "by the rules" hasn't been MY observation..

Usually, it's some idiot who thinks there's no one else on the road but him and damn it man "time is money".

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:42 PM

13. I think all of us should jump on this band-wagon. nt

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:54 PM

16. Well

Didn't think it ever meant anything other than "greed, racism and violence" the only thing I could add would be "ignorance and discord" but otherwise spot on.

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Response to angrychair (Reply #16)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 07:57 PM

17. +1!

Ignorance is descriptor one.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:07 PM

19. No GOP

I voted for a republican once. I'm not sure the stain will ever leave my soul.

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Response to Wichita Pilot (Reply #19)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:29 PM

26. All is forgiven my child...

at DU we welcome all who've gone astray in the past as long as you've come to the light...

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Response to Wichita Pilot (Reply #19)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:23 PM

28. Welcome ti DU, Wichita Pilot!

Glad you're here! Souls can definitely be saved! YOU are living proof! Welcome, welcome! You're among friends!

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Response to Wichita Pilot (Reply #19)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 03:27 PM

81. I was bad once

I voted for Reagan on his first run. I have never made that mistake voting Republican since. The burn never goes away because of what he started.

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Response to Whoopdedoo (Reply #81)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 06:29 PM

90. You don't have to feel alone. I too was an idiot one day in November 1980.

Since then I have had a strict rule. Straight Dem ticket, unless I lived in Vermont, then I'd have to vote for the Soci- er, the Independent Senator.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:10 PM

20. This is satire.

It is published in the "Humor" section:

http://theallegiant.com/category/humor/

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Response to Roselma (Reply #20)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:19 PM

23. Yeah the giveaway should have been 250,000 participants

That's an outrageously large number.

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Response to Roselma (Reply #20)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 06:50 AM

53. i was snookered.

it is true of me.

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Response to Roselma (Reply #20)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 08:28 AM

57. Nothing funny at all about calling someone a Republican. Thems fightin' words! n/t

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:26 PM

24. When my husband wants to piss me off he says I am acting like a republican

It is the ultimate insult to me like getting a stink on me.

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #24)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:26 PM

30. Dayum!!!

My husband has done that to me, too! And I am sorely insulted when he does that!

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Response to calimary (Reply #30)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 02:06 AM

46. holy cow! that would be The End for my husband if he ever said that (he wouldn't).

It would be "irreparable damage."

We've never called each other the R word and probably never would, barring some unfortunate disease of the brain. There are plenty of other things to focus on anyway...

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #46)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 04:07 PM

83. He means it in a teasing manner and I don't take it personally

That said you appear to dislike republicans more than me. And I would be a millionaire the number of times I said "I hate republicans".

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #83)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 04:15 PM

84. Actually, I have republican neighbors who are lovely people and help us out all the time when

we can't get out to shovel the snow. They have two absolutely great children who are just as nice as their parents. I really struggle to reconcile that with the fact that they vote republican. I think I have decided that it's because their families always voted republican so it comes to them more or less automatically and their decency and kindness comes from their religious faith.

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #84)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 04:18 PM

86. My husband has some distant republican relatives and he says to me all the time don't blank brush

them they are still good people. But I can't help think after seeing all the damage the GOP has done to this country why would anyone vote republican?

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #86)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 04:24 PM

87. Well, if you are raised with everyone you know voting republican then you will too...

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #24)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 09:33 AM

58. I say that to my husband, but he is actually a registered Republican, because he used to be one

when he was young and dumb. He keeps his registration to vote in our local primaries, because in our local elections that's often the only choice we get. I have changed my registration occasionally to vote in the primary, but always go back. He says he keeps his Republican so we can keep up with the hate mailings of the local Republican party.

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Response to kimbutgar (Reply #24)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 10:24 AM

61. I must confess, I'm guilty of that tactic...



When my wife and I are "debating" issues such as family finances, I've been known to conclude an argument by saying, "Ahhh, now you're talking like a Republican!"

That ends the "debate" and is usually followed by my preparing the couch for a night's rest...

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 08:27 PM

25. Freaking perfect

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 09:44 PM

32. Always the meanest insult in my house

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:08 PM

33. actually a republican is a compliment compared to

tea party crazies and big time conservatives. The republican party once had somewhat of an ideology based more on faith rather than science for sure, but a unifying ideology which sought on its face at least to do good for mankind. When it was totally taken over by the billionaires, they needed something to hide their selfish greed and control of the party. First they invented a political economic theory-supply side economics which was not based on any evidence, just the necessity to protect the rich rulers. When that failed they turmned vast sums of their money to direct the ignorants against their own needs. Remeber the cries of the ignorants when they said Government keep your hands off my social security. Now we are supposed to believe that there are a group of purist conservatives, almost libertarians who really do not want to control our schools, our bedrooms, our lives, except when it is necessary to attract fundamentalist voters and protect the rich rulers of the party.Why is approval so high. I think it must be family tradition and ignorance combined with nostalgia. Come to think of it that seemed to be Romney's message.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:29 PM

34. The worm really has turned.

Serves them right for demonizing 'liberals' for all these years!

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:40 PM

35. Most call their self as independants, lol. .

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 11:44 PM

36. Is it an insult if it's true?

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:12 AM

39. On Tuesday, I took my daughter's truck in to get the seat belt

repaired. I pulled into the drive following an arrow pointing to the service center. When I pulled in there was another truck pointed directly toward me. I paid no attention to the vehicle and waited for the service adviser to come to the truck and write up the information. My appointment was for 9 and I was a few minutes earlier. One of the attendant rapped on my window and asked if I would move and I said I was waiting for my adviser. He pointed to the truck in front of me which I now noticed had a young white male in it who looked very angry. I pointed toward the arrow showing I was in the right spot, but nevertheless when the attendant moved the vehicle behind me, I backed up so the angry young white male could get out. This gentlemanly person gunned his truck, cursed me and sped out of the garage and it was at that point, as I told my daughter, I called him a nasty word. Yes, indeed, I called him in a loud voice, "Republican".

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 12:54 AM

41. "Republican": the other "R" word. n/t

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:17 AM

43. synonymous with greed, racism, and violence.

YUP.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:19 AM

44. kick & recommended.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 04:02 AM

48. Then why do 30% of the electorate vote R, no matter how awful????

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Response to King_Klonopin (Reply #48)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 11:13 AM

64. Every species has its share of genetically recessive members.

They are an evolutionary dead-end.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 06:13 AM

51. Alert! Allegiant filed this article under "Humor" - no such poll exists

The Allegiant link for this article says "Posted by Michael Caldwell on Feb 19 2013. Filed under Front Page, Humor."
I was about to post a link to this and quote in my local paper, but was suspicious that the Allegiant article provided no direct link, other than to a general page for NSON Opinion Strategy. I've designed political research polls myself, and no way in the world does anyone have the impossibly huge sample of 250,000. So I googled this claimed survey and the only links I found were ones quoting The Allegiant.
I will file this under too good to be true. It seems lately a lot of news sources and reporters have been taken in by Onion-type articles which were perceived to be true. Maybe you all knew right away it was a joke, but I was taken in until I did my own due diligence.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 06:46 AM

52. i do that to a man i work with.

he is a republican, but he always denies it and says, "i'm a libertarian." what he really means is that he's a republican who is a social liberal.
we share a mutual disrespect for each other's political views. i've been saying for quite some time that even if i was a republican i'd be embarrassed to admit it.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 08:02 AM

54. News flash: Being a Republican has been insulting for years

To the rest of the world. Others are just now figuring it out apparently.

Being a Republican means you're part of the world frequented by the likes of Rush Limpbaugh, Sarah Palin, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly, and the rest of the idiots who spew forth lies, misinformation, bigotry, and hatred.

Republicans in Congress have two standards, one for themselves and one for everyone else. They accept no responsibility for the damage their policies have caused, and most Americans realize where the blame lies when it comes to the deficit, spending, and the slow economy. The GOP can't hide their track record, and they depend on under-informed, low information voters to stay in office.

I would think being identified as a Republican today would also be very embarrassing, proof that a person is not capable of thinking for themselves, and they rely on people like Limpbaugh, Palin, etc. for information, even though they've been documented liars for years.

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Response to 47of74 (Original post)

Thu Feb 21, 2013, 08:19 AM

55. It has been for me for years. n/t

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 10:10 AM

59. HAHA! /nt

 

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 10:16 AM

60. And yet half of us keep voting for them, anyway?

Almost half? Of those still allowed to vote?

Sad.

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 10:56 AM

62. Insult indeed.

I've told Pubs for the last several years that if I were a Pub I would never admit it. The political god saved me from such a cruel fate.

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 11:04 AM

63. That's fucking classic

Pubes are stupid

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 11:22 AM

65. That would explain

so many people claiming not to be republicans or having voted for bush43, lol

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 11:48 AM

67. " How Republican of You" is a standard insult in our household

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:13 PM

72. No wonder they get so defensive!

The lugnuts in my office all loudly claim they're 'independents' when I call them the 'R' word.

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:20 PM

76. How the tables have turned!!!!!

This is great! And make no mistake, this is largely due to President Obama's brilliant handling of the tea party, birthers, etc.

ETA: How can it be satire when it's true? lol

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:32 PM

77. i love using "mighty republican of you" when someone is being selfish.

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 01:38 PM

78. If you call me a republican I will hunt you down like a mangy dog and

!*%E&%%!!!! you until you take it back!!!

Other than calling me a nazi or a fascist, that's the worst thing you can call this old yellowdog.

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 02:40 PM

79. Without a doubt. I'd rather be called anything other than Republican. nt

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 02:56 PM

80. Republican or bastard... It's all the same.

 

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 04:17 PM

85. Anytime someone ever admits to being a Republican...

They're about to use that as an excuse to be an asshole.

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 05:15 PM

89. Reminds me of a WKRP episode

The guys are breaking into an office and Johnny, frustrated by the bumbling group of amateur burglars says, "You guys are acting like a bunch of republicans". Carlson replies that he IS a republican and Johnny just looks so disappointed.

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 06:53 PM

91. Not in Dayton, OH

It's just the opposite. Calling someone a Democrat is an insult here. Many people I know are diehard Republicans. Some don't even know I 'm a Democrat. I usually keep my head down around here.

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 07:08 PM

92. Payback's a bitch!

That's what the right wingers get for turning "liberal" into a pejorative! The tables are turned!

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Thu Feb 21, 2013, 07:13 PM

93. K & R

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Fri Feb 22, 2013, 01:53 AM

94. Not to try to sink to that level...

But I actually feel like it's the same thing as referring to someone as a heartless, mind-blocked brown shirt from Hitler's Nazi party. Now I know, it doesn't mean "republicons = Nazis". But there is a pretty damned strong resemblance in just how they put their blinders on and goose-step in lock step to take down this President.

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