The GOP's Misplaced Rage. by Bruce Bartlett

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    Dunno if you guys frown on quoting articles without the OP's own editorial on it, so I'm just giving a lil input. The following article, I think, pretty much details what the EFF is wrong with the Republican party today. Read it and weep...if you're so inclined:

    The GOP's Misplaced Rage - Page 1 - The Daily Beast
     
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    This was my favorite passage.

    Obama the tax cutter!
     
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    He's right on the money with this:

    It's becoming increasingly difficult to distinguish between Republicans and Democrats these days, and a complete absence of Conservatives. I guess that's by design.
     
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    I think this is now a false myth at this point.

    The article points out that under Democrats, Clinton, the country experience at least twice as much more financial prosperity in every sector.

    Myself, I remember that everyone I knew was doing well when Clinton was in office, I was in high school and in college during Clinton years. Graduated just in time to feel the pain and misery that the Bush years ushered in.

    Here more...

     
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    Damn near posted the entire articl in the thread, but this is just too good...


     
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    The President proposes the budget, but it's Congress who controls the spending. Clinton didn't start wars and the Republicans acted like real conservatives during his administration. That's why.

    Now we have Obama which looks a lot like Bush-III. No, it is not a myth. They just want you to think it's a myth.
     
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    You can only hope that what you state is true. That hope is running out, and it's your guys that totally control the congress, the senate and the presidency, and if it's not true, you will be out in a very, very short time. The sunami is coming in 2010.
     
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    Bush was not responsible for the after-math of the Tech Bubble, which was a big reason for the final years of the Clinton prosperity, and was the primary reason for the sluggish growth after the Tech Bubble collapsed.

    It is my opinion that Clinton was a better steward of the economy than Bush and the Republicans. However, Clinton was also a big benefactor of circumstances whereas Bush happened to be at the wrong place at the wrong time, just as today's hard times are not the fault of Obama. Republican policies of financial deregulation played a part in the financial collapse last year, but in truth, the main drivers behind the collapse lay outside the political arena.
     
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    We dont feel rage toward obama, so how can it be misplaced?

    We simply dont like people trying to take away our freedom, spend our money, and violate the Constitution. And we would feel like that no matter what party was in office and what person.
     
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    Keep telling that to yourself. Perhaps if you repeat a good 3 or 4 thousand times you might actually start to believe it.

    :rolleyes:
     

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