Reality check: Dems dominate elections in 2006, 2008, 2012; Trend?

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  1. bucs90
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    Lets take a step back and review the past 4 election cycles. The Democrats have seriously defeated the GOP in 2006, 2008 and 2012. The one exception is 2010, when the GOP took the House, but the Dems kept the Senate.

    So, in 4 election cycles in 6 years, we've had the House and Senate up for grabs 4 times (8 chances to take a 1/3 of power) and the White House 2 times.

    Of the 3 parts of power, there have been 10 overall chances in 6 years to grab one.

    The Democrats took or held:

    Senate 2006
    Senate 2008
    Senate 2010
    Senate 2012
    House 2006
    House 2008
    White House 2008
    White House 2012

    The GOP took or held:

    House 2010
    House 2012



    Is this the demographic and ideological shift we've been hearing about for so long? Doesn't look like this trend will reverse anytime soon.
     
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    Like Lincoln said, you can only fool some of the people some of the time but not all of the people all of the time. Republicans are evil lying fucks who are controlled by the very rich who wish to turn our country into a serfdom. In the information age, that's not going to fly anymore.
     
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    I wouldn't even consider the house a true win for the republicans.

    They gave themselves quite a few definitive seats after the redistricting.
     
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    Yes it's a trend. The GOP has lost the ability to win National elections.

    What is disturbing to me is that anyone, even a die hard Democrat, would think that we are now faced with a 1 party dictatorship for the foreseeable future is good news.
     
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    Nope. Its not good news. I wish the GOP would get its head out of its ass, and offer a better alternative.
     
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    Hey BB: Wow
    1. You sound almost EXACTLY like what critics are saying about Democrats, except they further blame the liberal media for blocking the information from getting out there.
    2. Could it be that BOTH parties are catering to their financial backers, screwing their own constituents who are sincere, and each blaming the other party? Could we actually be
    in the same boat? And maybe that is part of the selfish game keeping us all in serfdom?
    3. Let's make a bet to see whose party is more sincere, and which is all about benefits for the few at the top. Shall we both post statements online, inviting Dems and GOP to prove who is willing to invest in rebuilding America through jobs, health care education?

    I have put together a special campaign asking citizens to invest or donate $5-10 each in honor of Vets or church leaders to a special program and business plan, designed to help Vet and church volunteers break the cycle of poverty while investing resources in saving national historic site of church, military and civil rights landmarks.

    If you really believe all the GOP are liars for the rich, and the same thing isn't also devastating and hijacking the Dems as well, let's see where the most help comes from.

    Here is one site for the business plan to restore a national historic district as a community campus to provide housing and health care for Vets while training them and future leaders in sustainable financial, property and administrative management:
    Freedmen's Town Historic Vet Housing

    If you are willing to make a bet on this, I would LOVE to see if the Occupy/Tea Party members can chip in $5 million collectively, the Democrats can find 1-10 donors to lend invest or donate $1 million each, and if Trump and Adelson will match that with a loan for $5 million to buy the historic property for Vets to develop a campus to save the churches by generating renewable income from managing the residential and commercial property under mentorship training with successful business leaders investing in education.

    Would you like to issue this national challenge by Nov. 12 in honor of our Troops?
    And see who responds by Thanksgiving and Christmas to create an educational housing project in managing business and health care services instead of relying on govt?

    What say you?
     
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    agreed.....if power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely ( Johnson I think ;))


    IF that foretold demographic wave is truly upon us and by the looks of it is, then, it will take pretty much the second coming of Reagan and/or catastrophe ( this one apparently isn't catastrophic enough) ...for the gop to win the WH.


    The house is truly local, so theres a check there but, watch whats going to go down now- the house will be completely and continuously pounded/overwhelmed by the media to drop their pants....I agree they should work together but it appears to me that ried most especially has not worked at all, bills sent by the house languished as tabled , no committees on the budgets sent up, nada. BUT they won't bear the brunt, the House will, watch.
     
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    What in the blue hell are you talking about Emily?
     
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    Solution: Republicans and GOP should stop being stupid and use common sense.
     
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