Florida's Republican gov commits political suicide

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    GOP seethes over Charlie Crist's stimulus-plan support - South Florida - MiamiHerald.com

    Translation: Don't put your state before party, Charlie.
     
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    one would hope that people like crist would be the voice of the repub party.

    smart, fiscally conservative... rational. I don't agree with him on everything, but he's definitely someone you can have a dialogue with.

    of course the wingnuts are going to whine. good for him.
     
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    It seems like the governors feel the heat from the people, but the GOP doesn't seem to give a shit about the people.

    Doesn't look good for the GOP if they keeps ignoring the people

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    Also, could this be a sign of "Republican governors for Obama 2012"?


    Some interesting posts from bloggers on that site from the articles:


    This is actually bothering me too, why exactly is the bank bailout so much more important for republicans then the people bailout?
     
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    WHAT? The guy who endorsed McCain, the one guy who ran for President on the GOP ticket who didn't have a PRAYER of defeating either Democrat candidate... THAT GUY IS ENDORSING THE ECONOMIC SUICIDE OF TRILLION DOLLAR $PENDULOU$?

    ROFL... who woulda thunk it?

    That's twice in just the last YEAR that he's committed Political suicide... All he has left is to try and ram a State Income tax through the Florida Legislature... and he'll have himself a game ending political hat-trick...
     
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    I've been wondering that myself. Remember when McCain suspended his campaign to fly back to DC to give money to the banks? Sadly, we know where the GOP's loyalty lies.
     
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    Yes we do.

    The loyalty of the GOP leadership is to the people who bought them decades ago.
     
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    Of course the premise here is skewed to fit the left's (and their moderate comrades) playbook... They want to pretend FIRST: that there is something stimulative about any of it and SECOND that Conservatives are for either one.

    Conservatives (Note the distinction from the implication of conservatives advanced through the use of the word "Republicans") were against what became TARP... WE pointed out the imbedded language which precluded oversight, establishing the SEC-treas, as an 'economic-czar' and THIRD: The $pendulou$ bill will not help 'the people', it will HURT 'the people' and we're equally against THAT.

    Conservatives advocate HELPING the people by reminding them that EACH of those who comprise 'the people' are INDIVIDUALS who are free to rightfully pursue the fulfillment of their own lives and that by begging 'the GOVERNMENT' amplifies the means of the government to infringe upon or to usurp entirely, THEIR MEANS TO EXERCISE THEIR FREEDOM. We help 'the people' by belittling and berating and otherwise humiliating the ideological left who advocate for their enslavement.

    Questions?
     
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    I keep waiting for one of the Liberals on this board to explain how Bush spending money we didn't have got us into this mess BUT Obama spending even more money we don't have will get us out? Perhaps you could explain it to me.

    As for the bank bailout, the Federal Government had a vested interest in helping the banks as when they fail the Government then has to cover the insurance up to 100k for every person with money in that bank. It is a Federal promise and the Federal Government insures banks. A total bank failure would bring down the Government as well. No money to borrow, no Government.

    It would have started at the local level and quickly snowballed to State level, following that the Federal Government would have collapsed.

    THIS bill helps no one but the very people you liberals have been whining about for the last 8 years, well this time though it will be other rich people. It is a boondoogle loaded with pork for every democrat in the Federal Government.
     
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    Have you hooked up the popcorn machine?.. Never ask a question like that without a good supply of beer and popcorn..
     
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    No doubt... and I see your point has already been established WT... two hours later, and no liberals explaining it as yet.... *chirp chirp* ... *chirp chirp* ... :lol:
     

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