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Tansy_Gold Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-02-10 08:33 PM
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16. Rand Paul Doesn't Care.
You have to wrap your head around that concept, and sometimes it's difficult, but you have to remember that

THEY

DON'T

CARE.


They do not care about anything. They do not care about jobs. They do not care about health care for the masses. They do not care about the environment. They do not care about public education. They do not care about fairness.

What all of you -- and I deliberately exclude myself -- need to do is read, or reread, Atlas Shrugged. Read it and understand it, and you will know then that They Do Not Care.

They want the failure. They want the destruction. They will happily leave us all like Eddie Willers, sobbing on the train tracks in the middle of the Arizona desert.

They want this, because they don't care.

Rand Paul doesn't give a fat rat's ass about congressional gridlock. He'd welcome it. He's work hard to create it. And he would pay no attention to anyone who tells him otherwise. Not John Boehner. Not Mitch McConnell. Not Ron Paul.

Read Atlas Shrugged. Understand that the followers of Ayn Rand, like the followers of Tim LaHaye, want to see the end of everything. They want the collapse, the economic apocalypse, when they will (they believe) emerge victorious over the rubble. . . .and the rabble.

Can they be stopped? Yes, they can, but not by spineless blue dems and dinos and unrepentent compromisers who kiss every rightwing ass they can find.

Rand Paul is rightwing evil personified. He is worse than Christine O'Donnell because he put himself into a state where he could win. She never had a chance, but he did.

Sharron Angle is evil, too, and she could very well join Rand Paul in the senate and make life hell for all of us, but at least she has some respectable opposition.

No one listens to me. I'm just this fruitcake old bat out here in the Arizona desert who rants on DU under a familiar pseudonym and who occasionally adds a pic of her "I.T.Y.S." rubber stamp. The problem with the Dems loss is that it was predictable, not because of the individual races they lost but because of the political strategy they embraced. They kept moving to the center, which meant they kept moving to the right, and eventually what was the center was to their left, and they had lost all sense of who they were and what they stood for. They were in hostile territory, lost and without a fucking clue. They attracted too many into their elected ranks who were more like the old enemy -- while the enemy kept moving in more and more and more familiar territory.

The Dems did this to themselves, and I'll go on record as saying, not for the first time, that Barack Obama lacks the spine to take the party back to its liberal FDR/LBJ platform. If Obama fails to grow some backbone he WILL LOSE in 2012, either through a primary challenge or through a loss to whichever fascist the "GOP" puts up. Palin? Paul? Could be. Could be. But Obama and the Dems will not achieve victory by becoming more like the enemy or compromising more and more with the enemy.

Oh, and by the way, it should be noted that the disparaging remarks posted on DU earlier about Kentuckians who marry their cousins need to be examined very closely. Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Eleanor Roosevelt were cousins, too.


Tansy Gold, who does care
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  -Lawrence O'Donnell says Rand Paul can ruin the US credit rating and cause Ilsa  Nov-02-10 08:16 PM   #0 
  - Scary shit. nt  polichick   Nov-02-10 08:17 PM   #1 
  - lets see what he does once spray tan gets hold of him....  Coexist   Nov-02-10 08:17 PM   #2 
  - He's a senator  devereaux   Nov-02-10 08:17 PM   #3 
  - lol, my bad..  Coexist   Nov-02-10 08:35 PM   #17 
  - Who will be the minority whip in the Senate? That's where Paul will be. nt  Ilsa   Nov-02-10 08:18 PM   #8 
  - Paul's nemesis: Mitch McConnell.  Toucano   Nov-03-10 01:24 AM   #26 
  - Rand Paul Doesn't Care.  Tansy_Gold   Nov-02-10 08:33 PM   #16 
     - very well said  renate   Nov-02-10 08:42 PM   #20 
     - You get it  nadinbrzezinski   Nov-03-10 01:25 AM   #27 
  - It's horrible.  azmouse   Nov-02-10 08:17 PM   #4 
  - and he's just the weird little twirp who'd do it, too  Blue Owl   Nov-02-10 08:18 PM   #5 
  - He'll be sitting in the back  Hawkeye-X   Nov-02-10 08:18 PM   #6 
  - God, I hope you're right. nt  Ilsa   Nov-02-10 08:19 PM   # 
  - If that happens  Drale   Nov-02-10 08:18 PM   #7 
  - I predict an explusion within 90 days of the swear-in.  Hawkeye-X   Nov-02-10 08:19 PM   #9 
  - Don't Rethuglicans just crash them in airplanes? nt  Ilsa   Nov-02-10 08:20 PM   #11 
     - The neo-con party bosses don't discriminate  Ter   Nov-03-10 01:29 AM   #29 
  - The screencap of Randy getting wrapped up in a strait-jacket will  bullwinkle428   Nov-02-10 08:20 PM   #10 
  - Rand is a FUCKING LUNATIC.  Odin2005   Nov-02-10 08:22 PM   #12 
  - And yet a majority in KY thinks he's da man. God help us. nt  Ilsa   Nov-02-10 08:24 PM   #14 
  - Well, I think we all know what we have to do.  originalpckelly   Nov-02-10 08:24 PM   #13 
  - I suspect the little prissy will be like his father  EC   Nov-02-10 08:31 PM   #15 
  - Yeah, his father is not a Senator.  originalpckelly   Nov-02-10 08:36 PM   #18 
  - Do-nothing?  Orsino   Nov-02-10 08:49 PM   #21 
  - well not "all by himself". It would take 41 to vote against cloture. So Rand + 40 others.  Statistical   Nov-02-10 08:39 PM   #19 
  - maybe a new Majority leader will actually make him filibuster  LSK   Nov-02-10 08:50 PM   #22 
  - And it would be the first time in U.S. history that this country  in_cog_ni_to   Nov-02-10 09:01 PM   #23 
  - You do understand, don't you, that economic destruction is  Tansy_Gold   Nov-03-10 01:21 AM   #24 
     - The sequel could be her namesake destroying it all in the U.S. Senate -nt  democrat2thecore   Nov-03-10 01:26 AM   #28 
  - Jokes on Paul. There ain't gonna' be no filibuster in this congress.  Toucano   Nov-03-10 01:23 AM   #25 
     - It's not a traditional filibuster  democrat2thecore   Nov-03-10 01:31 AM   #30 
        - Are we talking about a "hold"?  JVS   Nov-03-10 01:40 AM   #31 
        - As I understand it, the Senate decide on those rules - which are not law or in the Constitution  Toucano   Nov-03-10 02:10 AM   #32 
 

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