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KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-21-08 05:29 AM
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73. I Saw The Game Play Here...
Actually in the 80's and 90's, both parties got weak and top heavy. While Democrats ignored local races and the party withered, Repugnicans were infilitrated by special interests who worked their way up and padded resumes, with the party's help. A lot of these people brough money and votes with them as well...and it became a "self-fulfilled prophecy" as the more money and votes they gained, the more power and more influence within the county then state and national parties.

Eventually, the repugnican party will have to come to terms as to which party it is...does it represent a secular or religious agenda? Is it truely a party of fiscal responsibility or is that a smoke screen to allow for massive corporate abuses and corruption? I think it's gonna take a long time for these questions to get sorted out.

When I moved to this area 25 years ago, it was flaming red. Over the years, a group of local Democrats...mostly city folk like myself...began to work to revive the party and then helped make it competitive again. Today I'm in a full blue area...the state and local GOOP collapsed from their own hypocrisies and largess and the battle between the moderates and the right wingers. I see a similar scenario happening on a national level.

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  -Bachmann - "A fool for Christ" tsegat01  Oct-19-08 11:02 PM   #0 
  - Make that just a FOOL, period. nt  quiet.american   Oct-19-08 11:03 PM   #1 
  - This woman makes Palin  tsegat01   Oct-19-08 11:09 PM   #5 
     - They came from the same laboratory  glinda   Oct-19-08 11:44 PM   #17 
        - So true  Swamp Rat   Oct-20-08 12:12 AM   #24 
        - Freaks of Nature!  Blue State Native   Oct-21-08 10:06 AM   #97 
  - God seems to delight in making prank calls.  peekaloo   Oct-19-08 11:06 PM   #2 
  - What did she say the other day  norepubsin08   Oct-19-08 11:08 PM   #3 
  - Here you go  sandnsea   Oct-19-08 11:14 PM   #9 
  - ahhh the new katherine harris wanna-be.  Javaman   Oct-20-08 02:56 PM   #48 
     - Clearly separated at birth!  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 05:31 PM   #51 
        - This is close to the truth! Born the same year and just one day apart!  TuxedoKat   Oct-21-08 11:11 AM   #100 
           - That is freaky  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 02:18 PM   #102 
  - She went on Hardball  tsegat01   Oct-19-08 11:14 PM   #10 
     - Thank you  norepubsin08   Oct-19-08 11:28 PM   #14 
     - She is possibly on amphetamines  glinda   Oct-19-08 11:47 PM   #18 
     - Gee, I thought she was "on Christ"  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 12:12 AM   #23 
     - Right again, glinda  Swamp Rat   Oct-20-08 12:15 AM   #28 
        - Very cool!  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 12:18 AM   #29 
           - Yes, last night  Swamp Rat   Oct-20-08 12:27 AM   #30 
           - Oh that's priceless!  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 01:05 AM   #32 
              - Seems that way to me.  Swamp Rat   Oct-20-08 01:46 AM   #34 
                 - You certainly are prolific!  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 01:58 AM   #36 
                    - More than I can handle  Swamp Rat   Oct-20-08 02:24 AM   #38 
                       - So many whack jobs  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 03:56 AM   #40 
           - Or it could be just plain spite  HillbillyBob   Oct-21-08 11:04 AM   #99 
              - I'm more inclined to think  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 02:20 PM   #103 
     - Katrina vanden Heuvel  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 12:10 AM   #22 
     - I guess God told her to do that too. Michelle go on Hardball make an ass of yourself, cus You're  Heather MC   Oct-21-08 07:47 AM   #88 
        - Yeah, sounds like Tinklenberg  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 08:12 AM   #90 
  - ...  RainDog   Oct-19-08 11:09 PM   #4 
  - Reminds me of that insane woman in Florida, the ex-sos. Same wild eyes.  ToolTex   Oct-19-08 11:09 PM   #6 
  - They could be sisters!  tsegat01   Oct-19-08 11:10 PM   #7 
  - Catherine Harris?  glinda   Oct-19-08 11:49 PM   #19 
  - "God then called me to run for the United States Congress"  aint_no_life_nowhere   Oct-19-08 11:14 PM   #8 
  - No wonder she was hanging all over Bush  tsegat01   Oct-19-08 11:16 PM   #11 
  - I found pictures of her with Bush  tsegat01   Oct-19-08 11:23 PM   #13 
  - She did not!  SharonAnn   Oct-19-08 11:56 PM   #20 
  - Goes a bit beyond Joe the Plumber  edwardlindy   Oct-19-08 11:19 PM   #12 
  - I read that as Crist  margotb822   Oct-19-08 11:35 PM   #15 
  - She don't care about no stinkin' 1st amendment  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 12:15 AM   #27 
     - The amended version maybe - she's all about some killing if they're  BR_Parkway   Oct-21-08 05:18 AM   #70 
        - Well she has a direct connection to god  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 05:36 AM   #75 
  - She's a fool all right  gratuitous   Oct-19-08 11:44 PM   #16 
  - Bat Shit crazy...........she is.  Historic NY   Oct-20-08 12:02 AM   #21 
  - Blend equal parts of myths, superstitutions, bullshit, rumors and FauxNews. Bake half-way.  Bozita   Oct-20-08 12:14 AM   #25 
  - There's a difference between a "fool for Christ" and an "asshole for Christ."  FVZA_Colonel   Oct-20-08 12:15 AM   #26 
  - Nasal irrigation with Dr. Pepper is not recommended. That is all.  crickets   Oct-21-08 11:54 AM   #101 
  - "this race will probably decide which way Congress goes this fall."  Greg K   Oct-20-08 12:31 AM   #31 
  - I thought the same thing  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 01:06 AM   #33 
  - 'He has focused like a laser beam in his reasoning on this race' - Huh??  Bluebear   Oct-20-08 01:48 AM   #35 
  - I have no idea!  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 02:01 AM   #37 
  - She believes God is focused like a laser beam on her?  Leopolds Ghost   Oct-20-08 03:20 AM   #39 
  - I believe there is medication available  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 03:59 AM   #41 
  - He was experimenting with His new weapon (n/t)  pirate_satellite   Oct-21-08 02:07 AM   #56 
  - That's one way to look at it!  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 02:28 AM   #57 
  - She should at least be kicked out of Congress  LeftishBrit   Oct-21-08 07:33 AM   #87 
     - Scary isn't it?  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 08:10 AM   #89 
  - she's a fool... save words lol nt  steve2470   Oct-20-08 04:00 AM   #42 
  - Dear God - please keep Bachmann out of politics.  pirhana   Oct-20-08 12:24 PM   #43 
  - And please send her on some spiritual mission  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 01:13 PM   #45 
     - How about to Russia. Afterall, it's soooo close to her house.  pirhana   Oct-20-08 01:47 PM   #46 
        - Actually Siberia was my first choice  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 01:51 PM   #47 
  - Well, she's HALF right...  Prisoner_Number_Six   Oct-20-08 12:33 PM   #44 
  - Christ obviously has a sick sense of humor.....nt  old mark   Oct-20-08 03:11 PM   #49 
  - Or Tinklenberg is better at praying!  tsegat01   Oct-20-08 05:16 PM   #50 
  - "A whore for money." n/t  Orsino   Oct-20-08 06:21 PM   #52 
  - Well..she's HALF right. She is a fool.  youthere   Oct-20-08 06:28 PM   #53 
  - And a real nutcase to boot!  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 01:51 AM   #55 
  - LMAO!  TennesseeDem   Oct-20-08 06:30 PM   #54 
  - So totally full of shit. it's AMAZING that people still fall for such crap in 2008. nm  dicksteele   Oct-21-08 02:41 AM   #58 
  - I'm still a bit shell-shocked  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 03:36 AM   #59 
  - Why does God only call nutters to run for office? n/t  magdalena   Oct-21-08 04:03 AM   #60 
  - Thanks To An Concerted Effort By Fundies  KharmaTrain   Oct-21-08 04:12 AM   #61 
  - Yeah, unknown to many of us,  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 04:27 AM   #62 
  - At Least We're Onto Them...  KharmaTrain   Oct-21-08 04:36 AM   #64 
     - For so many years  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 05:00 AM   #67 
        - The Blame Game Will Be Amusing  KharmaTrain   Oct-21-08 05:19 AM   #71 
           - You know  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 05:29 AM   #72 
              - I Try To Stay Positive  KharmaTrain   Oct-21-08 05:35 AM   #74 
                 - Thanks  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 05:43 AM   #76 
  - Absolutely.  magdalena   Oct-21-08 05:02 AM   #68 
     - I Saw The Game Play Here...  KharmaTrain   Oct-21-08 05:29 AM   #73 
  - Cruel cosmic joke? nt  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 04:28 AM   #63 
     - probably, just like dinosaur fossils. n/t  magdalena   Oct-21-08 04:51 AM   #65 
        - Oh................  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 04:53 AM   #66 
  - and if she loses it's the fault of the devil. What convenient realities  Solly Mack   Oct-21-08 05:12 AM   #69 
  - Ain't that the truth!  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 05:53 AM   #77 
     - Yep. God's plan and all that. God wants me to run for office.  Solly Mack   Oct-21-08 06:19 AM   #78 
        - And the irony is  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 06:47 AM   #79 
           - Exactly. The very people who go on and on about "personal responsibility"  Solly Mack   Oct-21-08 07:04 AM   #80 
              - Well, the "personal responsibility" thingy  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 07:07 AM   #81 
                 - LOL! because we have no one else to blame but ourselves? LMAO  Solly Mack   Oct-21-08 07:08 AM   #82 
                    - And if you really, really can't find anyone to blame,  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 07:13 AM   #83 
                    - Damn - don't even get me started on that  Solly Mack   Oct-21-08 07:14 AM   #84 
                       - Definitely  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 07:18 AM   #85 
                    - As soon as SHe turns up  RedLetterRev   Oct-21-08 09:49 AM   #94 
  - She's absolutely fucking nuts.  TexasObserver   Oct-21-08 07:19 AM   #86 
  - is there any other kind...?  QuestionAll   Oct-21-08 08:22 AM   #91 
  - I remember knowing some rather humble  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 08:29 AM   #92 
     - "humble, unassuming" and "fool" are not mutually exclusive.  QuestionAll   Oct-21-08 08:48 AM   #93 
  - Fool me once...  faithfulcitizen   Oct-21-08 09:55 AM   #95 
  - "God made the calling sure." Oh, shees. Give me a break. I hate when they talk like that.  closeupready   Oct-21-08 09:58 AM   #96 
  - There's no fool like a self-righteous fool.  kenny blankenship   Oct-21-08 10:14 AM   #98 
     - And there's no shortage of them either!  tsegat01   Oct-21-08 02:39 PM   #104 

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