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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-25-09 08:44 AM
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3. The almost total absence of any real skills in the GOP is becoming more evident.
They're the "let those other guys do it" party -- they're entire strategy is one of subcontracting, outsourcing, and pass the buck. Why? Because they don't know Jack Shit about doing a job themselves - not adminstration and not operation -- nada. They regard government as a mechanism for collecting taxes (from the little guys), passing laws (to entrench privilege), and forcing governments of other nations to enact entitlements for the global corporatists (and letting the little guys die for that). That's it. They don't know how to pave a road, peel potatoes, build a levee, evacuate people, or perform the logistical task to bring emergency supplies to a drowning city. They don't know Jack Shit ... but give him government checks to do a job (including a tidy profit).

Back in the 70s, I worked for a bank. The subject of banking regulations came up. A coworker (and mentor) advised me that banking regulations were essential. I asked why. He said because these people are too fucking stupid to do business properly without them. He pointed out that they were the losers I went to college with. They only made it through college taking the simplest of subjects and needed test files (in their fraternities) to even pass.

It was an "ah hah!" moment. It's true.

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  -Plastic Soul H2O Man  Feb-25-09 08:21 AM   #0 
  - An Elvis imitator would be a much stronger candidate than  lazyriver   Feb-25-09 08:28 AM   #1 
  - OMG! I would LOVE an Elvis impersonator to run for POTUS.  KittyWampus   Feb-25-09 09:15 AM   #9 
  - The Republican party has become Idiocracy  lunatica   Feb-25-09 08:30 AM   #2 
  - The almost total absence of any real skills in the GOP is becoming more evident.  TahitiNut   Feb-25-09 08:44 AM   #3 
  - they got nuttin, except some really silly idea about mass marketing  havocmom   Feb-25-09 08:54 AM   #6 
  - I think of it more as "pimping" than marketing.  TahitiNut   Feb-25-09 09:56 AM   #12 
     - Nut, I was thinkin' on this. Dems run real candidates. GOP runs puppets  havocmom   Feb-25-09 10:44 AM   #14 
  - An "Ah Aha" moment indeed  ThomWV   Feb-25-09 09:44 AM   #11 
  - Funny how often this happens. As children we grow up with this idea that "big people"  Greyhound   Feb-25-09 12:11 PM   #18 
  - I Googled up the album cover...  Junkdrawer   Feb-25-09 08:48 AM   #4 
  - Yikes!  H2O Man   Feb-25-09 04:06 PM   #21 
     - If you click on the link, they have a big collection of them....  Junkdrawer   Feb-25-09 04:34 PM   #23 
  - They've got 3 years to look for the face of Jesus in the ashes  ThomWV   Feb-25-09 08:54 AM   #5 
  - They could be so desperate by 2012 that they throw up  Still Sensible   Feb-25-09 09:02 AM   #7 
  - Bobby's hip hop was in the delivery of Mr Rogers (with no disrespect to Mr Rogers  mod mom   Feb-25-09 09:11 AM   #8 
  - NeoCons told us that they invent their own reality. Their alternate version has become too dystopic  KittyWampus   Feb-25-09 09:17 AM   #10 
  - The GOP is holding public auditions.  blogslut   Feb-25-09 10:12 AM   #13 
  - Can we get some more Rs for H2O Man's great analysis?  havocmom   Feb-25-09 11:09 AM   #15 
  - Good idea .......  H2O Man   Feb-25-09 12:02 PM   #16 
     - Sorry I can only recommend once per theade.  havocmom   Feb-25-09 12:05 PM   #17 
  - Recommended  PufPuf23   Feb-25-09 12:12 PM   #19 
  - Aah The Irony  Me.   Feb-25-09 03:21 PM   #20 
  - They say imitation is the best form of  Cha   Feb-25-09 04:10 PM   #22 
  - Ersatz  Me.   Feb-25-09 06:47 PM   #24 
  - It's sadly typical of you progressives that you can't recognize a real rock star  JeffR   Feb-25-09 07:15 PM   #25 
     - Wow!  H2O Man   Feb-25-09 07:19 PM   #26 
     - Wait till you hear his rendition of "Hunka Hunka Burnin' Love"  JeffR   Feb-25-09 07:21 PM   #27 
        - "Wow" pales in comparison  H2O Man   Feb-25-09 07:45 PM   #29 
     - Jeff, you are one sick puppy! Now I am all shook up  havocmom   Feb-25-09 07:40 PM   #28 

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