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maxrandb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 06:24 PM
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We must destroy the Republican Party to save it.
Interesting story in yesterdays USA Today. Headline was

"History lesson: GOP must stop Bush ; Will Republicans continue to defend their president with ideological and partisan reflex, or remember the example of principled predecessors?"

Basically talked about how a few decent Republicans broke with their party to vote for Nixon's impeachment and also the majority report in the Iran-Contra hearings. Gist of the story was that some principled repukes need to step up to the plate and quit blindly following *.

It is my hope that * will suffer such a devastating defeat, that the Senate and the House will once again be in Dems control.

Is it wishful thinking on my part, or is it possible that Kerry could win in a landslide that would leave the Repuke party a smoldering pile of junk?

In my fantasy scenario, not only would we win back the House, Senate and Presidency, but then folks like McCain, Snowe, Collins, Chaffe and Spectre would finally see the light and switch sides. Tom Delay would be run out of town on a rail, and never again would a Bush ever darken the door of the White House!

The Republican Party has been hi-jacked by neo-con and fundy raptured Christians. I want their defeat this November to be so complete and so devastating that it would bury the neo-cons forever.
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King_Crimson Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 06:36 PM
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1. This current version of the "Puke party...
and especially it's leaders is so vile and corrupt, that criminal charges need to be brought against a vast majority of it...especially for the war mongering, the destruction of the Constitution and denial of basic human rights and needs. AND...keep in mind their complicity in 9/11, whether it be MIHOP or LIHOP, they were still involved in it in a major way! I for one, hope that they are brought before the justice system and punishment meted out to them before any of them just "fade away" in their luxurious lifestyles. Nuremberg brought down the Nazi's accordingly...the same needs to be done with these Fascist bastards!
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central scrutinizer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 06:38 PM
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2. similar editorial in local Sunday paper
http://www.registerguard.com/news/2004/05/23/ed.col.wil...

excerpt:

Clay Myers, Oregon's Mr. Republican for a generation, is fighting cancer. In the months his doctors say he has remaining, Myers has one more political project: He wants to get George W. Bush out of the White House.
Myers was Oregon's secretary of state for 10 years - appointed by Gov. Tom McCall in 1967 and then elected twice. He ran for governor in 1974, losing the Republican nomination to Vic Atiyeh, whom he had helped recruit to the Legislature. He served seven years as treasurer, resigning in 1984 to take a job in New York as vice president of Morgan Guaranty Trust. Before and after his career in elective office, he was a GOP workhorse, dating back to his years as head of the UO Young Republicans in the 1940s.

Yet in 1999, Myers left the Republican Party - or, as he puts it, "The Republican Party left me." The rupture became permanent when Republican Saxby Chambliss defeated U.S. Sen. Max Cleland, D-Ga., in 2002 in a campaign that portrayed Cleland as soft on terrorism, pairing him in photographs with Osama bin Laden.

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maxrandb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 07:02 PM
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5. Hmmm. Wonder when Hannity will have him on like Zell? n/t
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 06:43 PM
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3. Half of america still likes the handmaiden* of Satan and his underlings.
And that's including everything that's happened since he stole the office.

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hippiegranny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 06:48 PM
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4. i think 35% is more accurate
i do not see us as 50-50 anymore. many more have seen the truth than we hear about. and polls lie.
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mzmolly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-25-04 07:03 PM
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6. I don't care what it is, I like it!
Is it wishful thinking on my part, or is it possible that Kerry could win in a landslide that would leave the Repuke party a smoldering pile of junk?

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