Tim Pawlenty talking about Olympia Snowe

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    This morning on Morning Joe, Republican Tim Pawlenty was talking about Olympia Snowe. Now here is a woman who has just about single handedly frozen the Democrats plans to help the American Middle class get health care insurance. You would that one fact that she is working against so many Americans, the Republicans would be thrilled, but NOOOO.

    Pawlenty was asked if Snowe was “welcome” in the Republican Party and he said, and I paraphrase, “In the Republican Party you are expected to act within “established boundaries” laid out by the leadership and if you don’t, you are not welcome”.

    Hmmm, “established boundaries”. And yet, Pawlenty went on to say, “We need to do a better job of attracting moderates and independents”. Well, obviously, only if they are “within boundaries”. Wonder if he thinks “Michelle Bachmann” is “within boundaries”?

    Then, there was the famous Rush Limbaugh interview on Fox. Seems the man has an interesting solution to the health care problem. He said we should have taken the stimulus money and insured all the uninsured in America.

    Democrats plan – make health care fiscally responsible and self sustaining.

    Limbaugh’s plan – give it away. (Sounds suspiciously like “socialism”)

    These are the deep thinkers and the conservatives of the current Republican Party. Good luck.
     
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    They've all become incoherent blithering idiots. Rush, in that interview, the same Rush whose been squalling 'good riddance!!!!!' at moderate Republicans losing or leaving, tried to claim that he supports a big tent Republican party. Do these imbeciles even know what 'big tent' means?
     
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    Big tent? He was talking about his bathrobe.
     
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    There has been talk about bringing in Palin to MELT THE SNOWE...

    :D


    Democrats plan – make health care fiscally IRresponsible and GOVT- sustaining.

    Limbaugh’s plan – give it away. (Sounds suspiciously like “WELFARE”)
    (probably for those 5 million that actually need it)
     
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    I doubt that was the Rush Limbaugh plan. He tends to speak off the cuff sometimes.
    Anyway, Pawlenty is the last person who ought to be talking. He was quoted as saying "government needs to be more pro-active to situations."
    That's the last thing we need. We need gov't the hell out of our lives.

    Democrat Plan: Impose expensive mandates and taxes on America, ruin a good health care system.
    Republican Plan: Create reforms that can work within a market approach which actually benefit average people.
    RDean Plan: Lie like hell and hope no one notices.
     
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    The GOP is just a pup tent now

    9:05 am November 2, 2009, by ctucker
    Another sign of the implosion of the Republican Party: Dede Scozzafava, the Republican candidate for a congressional seat in upstate New York, gave up and quit in the face of ferocious attacks from hardcore conservatives, who are supporting Douglas Hoffman, the candidate from the Conservative Party, in a three-way race that also includes a Democrat, Bill Owens. The GOP is now such a small tent it would hardly hold three shih tzus — especially if one of them weren’t pure bred.
    Ms. Scozzafava, a state assemblywoman and former small-town mayor, was nominated to run in District 23 by Republican county leaders who quickly found their choice second-guessed by the party’s conservative wing. Many officials in the district, a vast expanse from the Vermont border through the Adirondacks to Lake Ontario, deeply resented the outside involvement.
    Conservatives deemed Scozzafava unacceptable because she supports reproductive rights and gay rights, two positions deemed heresy among GOP purists. Her positions may seem hard for Southern Republicans to understand since even Democrats in the South hesitate to support gay rights and try to mute their support for reproductive rights. But this was New York state, which, until very recently, was a safe space for Republican moderates. Not anymore, apparently.

    Recognizing that the GOP needs to retain its ability to appeal to moderates if it wishes to stay competitive, Newt Gingrich backed Scozzafava. But purists such as Dick Armey insisted that Scozzafava wasn’t conservative enough.

    The Democratic Party is now the big tent; it includes pro-choice and anti-abortion Democrats, free-spenders and fiscal conservatives; environmental purists and backers of big business. The GOP is now the party of Rush Limbaugh.

    Rush’s party may win a few more elections in the near-term; Bob McDonnell, for example, seems headed for a victory in the Virginia governor’s race on Tuesday. But demographic changes will doom an exclusionary party in the long-term.

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    In one interview on this, in that area, when one of the more far right types was asked about inclusion of moderates, he said that their tent was not big enough to allow anyone who didn't think the way he did!


    I guess one of the "Obama Effects" is a massive occurrence of certain types chewing off their own feet......
     
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    Or to simplify.. The Democrats are the party of NO convictions.
     
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    "Democrats plan – make health care fiscally responsible and self sustaining."

    Warn me next time you post anything this fucking funny!
     
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    Ted Kaczynski was a man of strong, exclusive convictions, too, LOL.....

    Feel free to separate yourselves from the realistic functioning public. Great!
     
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    Ahhhhh, look...the GOP is showing it's inclusiveness again....how nice!:clap2:
     

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