Grilled Elephant...

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    Most of you are probably aware that the Tea Cups are turning up the heat on the Republican leadership.

    Special report: Stuck between the Tea Party and a hard place | Reuters

    Max Weber said that politics is the slow boring of hard woods but they seem to want to use a shot gun. How do you reason with the unreasonable? What do you say to someone who's position seems to be limited to "I'm right, you're wrong. FUCK YOU!!!"

    Life doesn't work like that, politics certainty don't work like that. They may have had some targeted, limited, novelty success in the last mid-term election but in the end humans are tribal beings and would prefer to walk the path of the reasonable peace.

    James Madison once said "What we are attempting to create here is a harmonious system of mutual frustration" No on gets everything they want but they don't seem to want to hear that.

    Its going to be a cold winter if they burn the house down to make a point.
     
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    "They may have had some targeted, limited, novelty success in the last mid-term election..."

    Hmmm...interesting way to describe a total fucking ass kicking.
     
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    Thinkprogress is utopia for communists.

    Thinkprogress is a propaganda mill.
     
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    Most Americans are sick and tired of one who is dissatisfied who can then rule over the majority,and the majority must stop their enjoyment for the one. It is not just the tea party who is sick and tired of this.
    We shall see at polling time in 2012.
     
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    I think Grilled Donkey will be more like it.
     
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    The Tea Party always has the heat on the republican leadership. Who puts pressure on the democrat party? Old murderers like Bill Ayers and communists like Van Jones?
     
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    For once someone is holding Politicians accountable for once a group of people have gotten together to say ENOUGH IS ENOUGH.

    Nobody asks perfection but the absolute clusterfuck we have now has got to be reversed these Politicians answer to the American people we don't answer to the Politicians.

    Ya I know everyone has an agenda there are no two people who can agree on anything but the answer isn't to do nothing because these fools in Government don't give a shit about how much damage they are doing to our nation.
     
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    I don't want my Elephant grilled. Personally, I'd just prefer to mount its head on the wall in my apartment right next to the Donkey and replace them both with something else.... namely a system that OUTLAWS political parties, PACs, etc... entirely.
     
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    Of course its fucked up, but its fucked up because we're fucked up. Look at this board, most of us agree on nothing. That's fine because its not our job to get along. But they have to in some fashion or at best nothing gets done, at worst we start shooting at one another and I don't want to shoot you Robert, you seem like a really Nice Guy :razz:

    Digging your heels in like the Tea Party and then threatening those that wish to do real work is counterproductive.
     
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