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Sat Jul 19, 2014, 08:20 PM

Republicans are going to win the Senate??

Is this really going to happen or is there some kind of scare tactic going on not only to raise campaign money but also to get people out to vote?

Are the citizens of this country really that shallow and stupid?

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Reply Republicans are going to win the Senate?? (Original post)
the_sly_pig Jul 2014 OP
edgineered Jul 2014 #1
MinneapolisMatt Jul 2014 #2
Turbineguy Jul 2014 #3
dflprincess Jul 2014 #4
Thinkingabout Jul 2014 #7
WhiteTara Jul 2014 #5
the_sly_pig Jul 2014 #6
Notafraidtoo Jul 2014 #8
freshwest Jul 2014 #11
nevergiveup Jul 2014 #9
MFM008 Jul 2014 #10

Response to the_sly_pig (Original post)

Sat Jul 19, 2014, 08:34 PM

1. Only the ones

with their TV on are that stupid.

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Response to the_sly_pig (Original post)

Sat Jul 19, 2014, 08:38 PM

2. Won't happen.

n/t

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Response to the_sly_pig (Original post)

Sat Jul 19, 2014, 08:44 PM

3. Between

gerrymandering, misinformation and outright theft I figure they are in with a chance.

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Response to the_sly_pig (Original post)

Sat Jul 19, 2014, 08:44 PM

4. It could happen if Democrats don't get out to vote. NT

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Response to dflprincess (Reply #4)

Sat Jul 19, 2014, 10:32 PM

7. Agreed, GOTV!!!!

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Response to the_sly_pig (Original post)

Sat Jul 19, 2014, 08:54 PM

5. Nervous? Get some registration forms

and register people to vote. In November, take someone to the polls with you.

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Response to the_sly_pig (Original post)

Sat Jul 19, 2014, 09:09 PM

6. The economy is doing well....

There is an overt attempt by conservatives to limit womens rights, there is an overt attempt by conservatives to limit civil rights by pitting corporations against individuals, the NRA is spouting their 2A rights even extending gun ownership to stalkers and domestic abusers, there is no reason Latinos would vote right wing, the Pope has come out against greed.

How can these pollsters think the Senate will be lost? Is it a MSM thing? Its bad enough with the GOP just being obstructionist in the House, but the Senate too?? For crying out loud.

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Response to the_sly_pig (Reply #6)

Sat Jul 19, 2014, 11:41 PM

8. One reason..

Reliable voters, old conservative church goers are the most reliable voting block period. Liberals are rarely excited to vote especially when it isn't a presidential race because on economic issues our party has become Republican light. All we have is lesser of two evils, very depressing and when it comes to balancing time to vote with work most liberal Americans just can't find the time. There is a lot more of us out there than them we just don't vote.

Liberals are less swayed by passion than conservatives, all they have is fear and anger, it's all they need, some fake bullshit story and they run to the polls,but liberals are more skeptical then this on the whole, less motivated by bullshit. You want to get liberals to the polls be brave, take risk against business, that's just too hard for most elected Democrats today, we truly are full of spineless Democrats.


With all that said I will still vote, but I know as a party we won't in large numbers.

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Response to the_sly_pig (Reply #6)

Sun Jul 20, 2014, 01:13 AM

11. 2010 is the answer to all of that. And that was before Citizens United and the VRA was hit by SCOTUS

Boehner's aides passed out $30 million in one week on state senate races.

The Koch brothers have sent $50 million in outright funding for the same.

And that's just the tip of the iceberg, there is more dark money than ever. And the GOP *owns* MSM and has taken progressive voices off air and support CTers, which is where a lot of their supporters of all ages get their information.

The reports the GOP can win are based on the facts as stated by Sanders, that fully 60% of registered Americans will not vote in November, and of that same group 70 to 80% of those most hurt by the reactionary legislation will not vote, having given up because they feel helpless against what has been done. Another large part of the population has no interest in politics, period, and no desire to learn. They assume that some other people, what are called partisan Democrats will keep carrying the water for everyone.

Yes, it's a valid concern that deserves action, not derision.

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Response to the_sly_pig (Original post)

Sat Jul 19, 2014, 11:52 PM

9. maybe, yes, yes & yes

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Response to the_sly_pig (Original post)

Sun Jul 20, 2014, 12:53 AM

10. no

we MAY lose a couple senate seats but the gop will not take over, we wont win the house, we will do well enough as governers. Im not as good ad Dick Morris (hahahahahahahahahhahahahahahaha) but the gop havent finished screwing themselves on women and immigrant rights yet.

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