The New Republican Majority?

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    Republican David Frum wants to attract educated voters to the GOP. How do you do that without losing the Palin crowd? The ignorant will surely rebel at the first sign of anything sounding too "nuanced."

    David Frum: How the Republicans Can Win Again | Newsweek Politics: The Obama Presidency | Newsweek.com

     
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    Everything we've seen in the last two months shows that the Republican leaders still refuse to face reality. They still insist that America wants their philosophy -- their twisted logic is that America voted against McCain because he and Bush betrayed GOP principles while Obama fulfilled them. The RNC chair actually claimed that Obama ran the best moderate Republican campaign since Ike.

    So they still believe their brand of snake oil will sell, and they are hard at work expelling, from the party, all moderates who question that far-right platform.

    Meanwhile Obama is staking out a centrist position (to the horror of some leftists) and flinging open the big tent for all those refugee Republicans and moderates to join the Democratic party.

    Thus ensuring that the Republicans will continue to lose elections.
     
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    People like David Frum and the rest of the Neo-Conservatives have used the GOP for their own purposes, and we need to reclaim the old Republican Party. We need a GOP that serves America and not foreign intrigues that the Neo-Conservatives have gotten us into.

    If you enjoy losing two elections, back-to-back, keep doing the Anti-American Neo-Conservative shenanigans, and you will keep losing. If you don't change, you will keep getting the same results. Right? Wouldn't it be nice to regain the rightful role of the GOP and start winning once more. Then, kick out these foreigners, the Neo-Conservative, and let's think of America and not some foreigners who only use us, and then throw us away afterward.

    The Neo-Conservatives talk about leaving the GOP, if the GOP doesn't bend to their will. Fine, let them leave and pursue their socialism somewhere else, and take their foreign wars with them. They're parasites, seeking to use a body of people to do their bidding. That's why the GOP leaders have no leadership. It's hard to lick the boots of the Neos and lead GOP at the same time. Ask yourself if the GOP is behaving differently lately. As in supporting socialism, uncontrolled illegal immigration, and Wilsonian and Rooseveltian wars. Does the GOP want to emulate FDR? Omigosh!! They are doing so, but would not, minus the Neo-Conservative.

    Think about, and don't follow the GOP "leadership" blindly. Nothing worse than a centralized Republican, mindlessly waiting for marching orders.
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    Ironicall I agree with BOTH of these statements




    If one evaluated my positions viewed through the eyes of the Republican Party of the 1950s I am a Republican.

    However the Republican Party (much like the Democratic Party) are both INTERNATIONALISTS' parties.

    They are now both servants to the class of people for whom national borders are about as meanful to them, as state lines are meaningful to most Americans,

    CAPITAL is an international citizen, only we working stiffs are still locked down by national identities.

    Much like the serfs of The Russian empire were forced to stay on the land of their birth as endentured servants for live, so too most working class citizens world wide are trapped by on the lands of their births.

    Of course, any citizen who can come with enough money is free to emmigrate practically into any nation on earth.

     
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    I hate to burst your bubble (well not really) but the Repudlican party does not have the market on ignorance cornered. You Dimocrats hold your own pretty well on that demographic too.
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    I hate to burst your bubble, lad, but your preconceived notion about who I am and what I stand for, is making you look like an ass, again

    Or did you miss the following in your rush to burst editec's bubble?

     
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    hey Mr overfucking sensitive I was responding to OJ's assertion in his first post. Not everything is about you you know.
     

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