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86. And what didfference does it make what you call your party if all the Liberal issues are voted down?
Edited on Mon Apr-05-10 12:09 PM by Last Stand

The Repubs have no new issues because they have essentially implemented their platform already.

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  -The End of the Republican Party saberjet22  Apr-04-10 05:07 PM   #0 
  - KnR....BINGO.... TOUCHDOWN .....GOAL......HOME RUN.....  opihimoimoi   Apr-04-10 05:12 PM   #1 
  - IN A RELATED STORY...Dick Cheney says "if you think we are bullies, go hang yourselves!"  happygoluckytoyou   Apr-05-10 09:47 AM   #67 
  - But, thanks to the SCOTUS  dotymed   Apr-05-10 12:20 PM   #88 
  - Touch Screen Voting Machines.  no_hypocrisy   Apr-04-10 05:15 PM   # 
  - Not likely to see any change there,  NorthCarolina   Apr-05-10 08:00 AM   #53 
  - EXACTLY!!! Whoever counts the votes can "win." They've done it before  Nothing Without Hope   Apr-05-10 09:12 AM   #64 
  - your analysis is exactly right.  provis99   Apr-04-10 05:15 PM   #2 
  - But, but, but...The Pope likes the Republicons  SpiralHawk   Apr-04-10 05:17 PM   #3 
  - Does he, now?  ColesCountyDem   Apr-06-10 11:05 AM   #135 
  - all fine and good, but.....they are "stirring the pot" just long enough to try and  secondwind   Apr-04-10 05:18 PM   #4 
  - Exactly!  SkyDaddy7   Apr-05-10 06:44 AM   #48 
     - Amen! Remember, this is the country that voted for Bush II twice and whom 48%  Rozlee   Apr-05-10 10:18 AM   #70 
        - As to number 2, whites are 75% of the population right now.  deaniac21   Apr-05-10 02:02 PM   #98 
        - You make very good points  bluescribbler   Apr-05-10 02:22 PM   #102 
        - Lest we forget ...  tabasco   Apr-05-10 04:27 PM   #113 
  - I won't agree that they are at the end until after November's elections. IMO, they are  AlinPA   Apr-04-10 05:20 PM   #5 
  - only 13% of the country consider themselves tea party  DearAbby   Apr-04-10 06:07 PM   #14 
  - What are you talking about? we're going to have to face reality, they're a force to be  HillGal   Apr-05-10 11:41 PM   #131 
  - And what didfference does it make what you call your party if all the Liberal issues are voted down?  Last Stand   Apr-05-10 12:08 PM   #86 
  - This is not good. We need a strong two party system. The conservatives leaving the repub party  rhett o rick   Apr-04-10 05:21 PM   #6 
  - My Fear As Well...  WillyT   Apr-04-10 05:39 PM   #11 
  - Right. No need for the filibuster. nm  rhett o rick   Apr-04-10 06:10 PM   #15 
  - Exactly. We need a Democratic Party with a strong Liberal faction,  Wapsie B   Apr-05-10 10:34 AM   #73 
  - What I could envision  tango-tee   Apr-05-10 01:33 AM   #37 
  - 1852 and the Whig party  nadinbrzezinski   Apr-05-10 01:43 AM   #38 
  - We have not had a two party system since  NorthCarolina   Apr-05-10 08:03 AM   #54 
  - +1  Individualist   Apr-05-10 10:47 AM   #77 
  - There have always been conservative Democrats.  Ikonoklast   Apr-05-10 08:28 AM   #56 
  - Not sure of your point. Are you happy the republican party is shrinking? and they are  rhett o rick   Apr-05-10 01:41 PM   #95 
  - There's a word for people who voted for Reagan and who've voted Republican since.  Eric Condon   Apr-05-10 03:43 PM   #107 
  - Actually we need a strong 4 or 5 party system.  Myrina   Apr-05-10 08:53 AM   #61 
  - There will eventually be another party to replace the Republicans.  caseymoz   Apr-05-10 09:41 AM   #66 
  - The new party for the conservatives might just be the "New Democratic Party".  rhett o rick   Apr-05-10 01:46 PM   #96 
     - But the Democratic Party isn't locked into that strategy for the future.  caseymoz   Apr-05-10 02:14 PM   #100 
        - First of all I dont agree that conservatism is dying. Maybe the repub party is  rhett o rick   Apr-05-10 04:51 PM   #117 
           - Well, I'm talking about in the longer future.  caseymoz   Apr-05-10 08:51 PM   #127 
  - We need to do away with the electoral college  niceypoo   Apr-05-10 09:54 AM   #69 
  - The National Popular Vote bill  mvymvy   Apr-07-10 11:41 AM   #136 
  - The real conservatives have already been here for 20+ years.  YOY   Apr-05-10 11:47 AM   #81 
  - We need a strong two party system.  AlbertCat   Apr-05-10 01:11 PM   #93 
     - This has been tried in other countries with questionable results. nm  rhett o rick   Apr-05-10 01:53 PM   #97 
  - I agree, the GOP is history... by bowing to Limbaugh and siding with the tea baggers is proof...  AnArmyVeteran   Apr-04-10 05:21 PM   #7 
  - But those maroons we see out there with signs and saying really dumb things are not the ones who are  BrklynLiberal   Apr-04-10 05:25 PM   #8 
  - I wish I could agree but I do not.  Dr Morbius   Apr-04-10 05:31 PM   #9 
  - If you believe Bush got nearly sixty million votes  shraby   Apr-04-10 05:47 PM   #13 
  - Not exactly.  Webster Green   Apr-04-10 06:15 PM   #19 
  - That doesnt take away from the fact that a large portion of the country  Egnever   Apr-05-10 01:44 AM   #39 
     - Yep.  HughBeaumont   Apr-05-10 04:48 AM   #40 
        - Agreed.  Webster Green   Apr-05-10 09:37 AM   #65 
        - CLOSE ENOUGH to make the thefts happen is what's really disturbing here.  AlbertCat   Apr-05-10 01:17 PM   #94 
  - Unfortunately you're right-- and was about to say the same thing re: 5 year olds  abq e streeter   Apr-04-10 10:44 PM   #31 
  - Yep, and they were getting ahead, too until the market crashed  Rozlee   Apr-05-10 10:30 AM   #72 
  - Umm...  Dr Morbius   Apr-05-10 06:04 PM   #125 
  - this whole string is bizarre ...  Cosmocat   Apr-05-10 08:43 AM   #58 
  - In their quest for power and wealth, the global powers that exert dominion over our government  gristy   Apr-04-10 05:34 PM   #10 
  - I have to admit, it is really nice to watch the GOP fall apart over the years  Rex   Apr-04-10 05:43 PM   #12 
  - Think about it for a min. What will happen if 80% of the country are Democrats?  rhett o rick   Apr-04-10 06:13 PM   #17 
     - That's the scenario I've been imagining for about the past year.  Raksha   Apr-04-10 10:18 PM   #28 
  - "This tactic wouldnt fool a five-year-old"  Contrary1   Apr-04-10 06:10 PM   #16 
  - With Corporate media complicity, and given the large number of  annabanana   Apr-05-10 05:57 AM   #43 
  - Who here thinks a one party system will work? The corporations would love that. While you are  rhett o rick   Apr-04-10 06:15 PM   #18 
  - Yes. Americans love them some pro wrestling. nt  laughingliberal   Apr-04-10 06:52 PM   #22 
     - Pro wrestling is a good analogy. nm  rhett o rick   Apr-04-10 09:56 PM   #26 
  - Good analysis. But the key word in what you have written is "eventually."  theothersnippywshrub   Apr-04-10 06:48 PM   #20 
  - Why would anyone need to vote Republican when the Democrats are doing a bang up job  laughingliberal   Apr-04-10 06:51 PM   #21 
  - +1  SocialistLez   Apr-04-10 10:02 PM   #27 
  - I see the end for sure by 2050 when whites become a minority in the U.S.  elocs   Apr-04-10 06:58 PM   #23 
  - I wish whites were the minority NOW  get the red out   Apr-05-10 06:19 AM   #44 
  - The only reason I would want to live to be 98 would be to see that happen  elocs   Apr-05-10 10:40 AM   #74 
  - Who knows what the political dynamics will be in 2050.  deaniac21   Apr-05-10 02:17 PM   #101 
  - You stated that very well  Caretha   Apr-04-10 07:12 PM   #24 
  - Never underestimate the stupidity of the Republican voters  jimlup   Apr-04-10 09:23 PM   #25 
  - I second this. Conservatives would vote for Jeffrey Dahmer if he were the only Republican running.  Kablooie   Apr-04-10 10:22 PM   #29 
     - I mean no disrespect but how does this differ from us?  laughingliberal   Apr-04-10 10:37 PM   #30 
        - Most of us would pass if it were Jeffrey Dahmer.  Kablooie   Apr-04-10 10:52 PM   #32 
           - Probably true. nt  laughingliberal   Apr-04-10 11:12 PM   #33 
  - Well said, young man!  hisownpetard   Apr-04-10 11:24 PM   #34 
  - young man?!  saberjet22   Apr-05-10 11:32 AM   #80 
  - Here is how the teabaggers are going to bring down the GOP  MajorChode   Apr-04-10 11:37 PM   #35 
  - I wish I could agree, but some 46% of the population votes Republican no matter who runs.  Bette Noir   Apr-05-10 12:09 AM   #36 
  - Rumours of their demise  peace frog   Apr-05-10 05:12 AM   #41 
  - Everything You Say May Be True ...  emanymton   Apr-05-10 05:53 AM   #42 
  - If we're so smart  jbeing   Apr-05-10 06:19 AM   #45 
  - You're right that we often put them down & it doesn't advance our agenda.  CrispyQ   Apr-05-10 10:42 AM   #75 
  - I agree with you that  jbeing   Apr-05-10 12:35 PM   #90 
  - Ah... just like a hopeful hearted liberal...  teknomanzer   Apr-05-10 12:38 PM   #91 
     - It's too easy to marginalize people  jbeing   Apr-05-10 12:56 PM   #92 
        - There is a reason why these people need to be marginalized.  teknomanzer   Apr-05-10 02:30 PM   #103 
        - Weak willed Liberal?  jbeing   Apr-05-10 03:32 PM   #105 
           - Your idealism is admirable...  teknomanzer   Apr-05-10 04:41 PM   #114 
              - Have you seen this?  jbeing   Apr-05-10 04:48 PM   #116 
                 - And this?  jbeing   Apr-06-10 06:50 AM   #132 
        - I wish I believed that teabaggers would be a "remember them"? kind of phenom  Rozlee   Apr-05-10 03:34 PM   #106 
           - yes, you're right  jbeing   Apr-05-10 04:16 PM   #111 
              - I'm definitely not advocating any kind of civil war  Rozlee   Apr-05-10 05:48 PM   #124 
                 - That is tough to hear  jbeing   Apr-06-10 07:46 AM   #133 
  - The Republican PACS known as "Churches"  get the red out   Apr-05-10 06:21 AM   #46 
  - DING DING DING!  paparush   Apr-05-10 08:29 AM   #57 
  - I spent this Easter Holiday with my Repub in-laws  onlyadream   Apr-05-10 06:42 AM   #47 
  - Hubris...  keitai   Apr-05-10 06:53 AM   #49 
  - They are the Sheep from Orwell's "Animal Farm"  LynneSin   Apr-05-10 06:54 AM   #50 
  - A wounded animal is the dangerous. Never underestimate the enemy  NJmaverick   Apr-05-10 07:24 AM   #51 
  - The end of the Republican Party? What a pleasant thought!  h9socialist   Apr-05-10 07:47 AM   #52 
  - Self-delete  newtothegame   Apr-05-10 08:25 AM   #55 
  - A dangerous thought  Stuckinthebush   Apr-05-10 08:50 AM   #59 
  - Best post in this thread. --nt  CrispyQ   Apr-05-10 10:45 AM   #76 
  - And we do nothing to force them back to the regular right.  YOY   Apr-05-10 11:49 AM   #82 
  - Look at how easily swayed millions of Americans were after 9-11.  Arugula Latte   Apr-05-10 11:51 AM   #83 
  - They play into the insecurities, deep-seated anger and fear of many.  Wapsie B   Apr-05-10 04:54 PM   #119 
  - K&R  DeSwiss   Apr-05-10 08:51 AM   #60 
  - Their next move should be  anachro1   Apr-05-10 09:01 AM   #62 
  - There's a Whole Lot of Stupid Out There...  mckara   Apr-05-10 09:10 AM   #63 
  - And a whole lot of oil money to enable them...eom  Kolesar   Apr-05-10 11:55 AM   #84 
  - Seriously--Is there any sanity left over there?  randr   Apr-05-10 09:47 AM   #68 
  - Unfortunately the middle of the road is so far right that America may  obxhead   Apr-05-10 10:22 AM   #71 
  - Teabaggers are merely a symptom of the death of the GOP...  rasputin1952   Apr-05-10 10:51 AM   #78 
  - It's not happening any time soon, sorry to say  NewJeffCT   Apr-05-10 10:57 AM   #79 
  - Wish I could agree.....  Jade Fox   Apr-05-10 12:07 PM   #85 
  - Fully Agree. 2010 mid-terms is the GOP's last chance and  Cognitive_Resonance   Apr-05-10 12:19 PM   #87 
  - As you so aptly observe: DESPERATION resounds from their EVERY act. They will  patrice   Apr-05-10 12:28 PM   #89 
  - GOP: too big to fail  Terry in Austin   Apr-05-10 02:03 PM   #99 
  - I think that you are wrong  RoccoR5955   Apr-05-10 02:48 PM   #104 
  - MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!  hulka38   Apr-05-10 03:48 PM   #108 
  - Teabaggers Are People Who Cannot Accept That A Black Man Is President  Yavin4   Apr-05-10 04:09 PM   #109 
  - Do you really think it would have been better  NewJeffCT   Apr-05-10 04:51 PM   #118 
     - It Would Have Been Different Under Hillary, But Not Nearly As Vicious  Yavin4   Apr-05-10 05:05 PM   #121 
        - the tea party movement was started over 2 years ago  NewJeffCT   Apr-05-10 07:26 PM   #126 
  - The Republican Party died with the resignation of Richard M. Nixon in 1974  slackmaster   Apr-05-10 04:13 PM   #110 
  - If the "reagan revolution" was a camp fire then the teabaggers would be the smouldering embers of it  craigmatic   Apr-05-10 04:26 PM   #112 
  - +1 nice imagery  Mithreal   Apr-05-10 09:14 PM   #128 
  - A gang of fourth grade bullies with the constitutional right to bear arms.  The Backlash Cometh   Apr-05-10 04:42 PM   #115 
  - As long as electronic voting machines exist  conscious evolution   Apr-05-10 04:59 PM   #120 
  - The odd thing is  kpominville   Apr-05-10 05:15 PM   #122 
  - ...can't come soon enough for me!  calimary   Apr-05-10 05:17 PM   #123 
  - As the DLC continues rightward, maybe we can form a social democratic party.  roamer65   Apr-05-10 09:17 PM   #129 
  - If the Republican party really were to die  Mithreal   Apr-05-10 10:14 PM   #130 
  - End of Republicans?  Indiemindfield   Apr-06-10 09:05 AM   #134 

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