Powell tells Republicans to "stop shouting at the world."

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    Yes! that's the ticket,, we should all act like obamalama and his buddy the Gov. yep,, that's the ticket all right.
     
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    Powell said, "There is nothing wrong with being conservative." Does he not know that Bush is a Neoconservative which is nothing like conservativism??? He's never been too bright.
     
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    I always admired Powell, Had he run for President, I would be standing proud right now! I disagree with him about this,, it smacks of palying to an audience, instead of to all the people.
     
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    Gen.Powell is one of the brightest Generals and still imo one of the best picks GWB made for his admin.. If the republican party wishes to remain relevant they should heed the warnings of Powell.
     
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    Colin at it again I see.

    BTW, Powell wanted to mkae that famous UN speech, he was not 'hoodwinked' into it, he disavowed it years later after he was proven wrong.

    Ol Colin has trouble taking responsibility for his own actions, he was hip deep in wanting to take out Saddam, and claimed it was 'the right thing' as late as 2006.

    Phoney, thy name is powell.
     
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    The Republicans need to get busy with their Spanish lessons! Show a little kissing up..
     
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    Ok, i'll start:

    El socialismo es estúpido
     
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    "I think the party has to stop shouting at the world and at the country,"Powell said. "I think that the party has to take a hard look at itself, and I've talked to a number of leaders in recent weeks and they understand that." Powell, who says he still considers himself a Republican, said his party should also stop listening to conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh.

    "Can we continue to listen to Rush Limbaugh?" Powell asked. "Is this really the kind of party that we want to be when these kinds of spokespersons seem to appeal to our lesser instincts rather than our better instincts?"



    Why dont you guys just run Lush Limpballs for president next time?
     
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    nope nope nope nope... I think they should do exactly what the wingnuts say... that way they won't be a problem for a very long time. :eusa_whistle:
     
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