Why the Republican Party is doomed

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    The only thing the Republican Party is doing right now is attacking Obama. They attacked him over Blagoyavitch which many people condemned and they attacked him over Eric Holder and Solis. If you go on RNC.ORG, you'll see what I mean.

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    The Republican Party needs to come up with some of their own ideas and NOT be the party that just attacks Obama.

    They should follow John McCain and congratulate Obama and stand ready to support him and offer ideas and suggestiong that can offer different, perhaps better ways of going about bills and laws. Because if all they do in the next 4 years is try to stand in the way of Obama without offering any of their own solutions, the Republican Party will be dead. Which, judging from the way they're acting right now, isn't such a bad thing.
     
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    I agree with you about Repubs needing to come up with ideas... Although... Not coming up with ideas and attacking President Bush seemed to work for Dems...
     
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    Dems seem to believe that with the Dems in control, everything will be perfect. Obama will make all the right decisions, corruption will come to an end, the economy will turn around, and all that good stuff. All it will take for a huge turnaround is a huge failure on the part of the Dems. They're making all the decisions now, so if they don't fix it, it will be time to dump them.

    Remember, in 1976 there was this Democrat who was promising us the world. He was going to end the corruption that had plagued the former administrations. Yea, that was Jimmy Carter. We all know how well he did.

    Republicans need to get back to the basics of reduced government and strategic spending. The idea of just cutting spending doesn't work because there are many things from which spending can't be cut without changing or dismantling entire programs. So we need ideas on how to fund these programs at a lower cost.

    The Democrats will have their party for the next couple of years. But I would imagine come 2012, many people will be grumbling about Washington again. It's what Americans do best, complain, complain, complain.
     
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    Actually, no it didn't. That's why they lost in 2004. When they started coming up with ideas in 2006, they won back Congress. When they REALLY started coming up with ideas, they won the White House in 2008.
     
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    which ideas did they come up with in 2006? and why didn't they act on them?
     
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    Now look here , we dont want the republicans coming up with any ideas.

    There "ideas" are what created this big mess acrossed the entire country and in every aspect of American life.

    They will be just fine wondering about aimlessly insulting anyone who doesnt agree with their completely failed ideas.

    It keeps them busy and gives them pleasure.

    We should just pat them on the head form time to time and say "there, there little buddy, want a pretty parade with some balloons".

    They think that is what patriotism is.

    We will go about the REAL patriotism which is rolling up our sleeves and helping President Obama fix things from the ground up.

    They will mutter in the corner that we are all a bunch of "bleeding heart liberals" who dont understand that everything is "hopeless", it makes them feel less scared.
     
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    The GOP is not doomed because the American voter is really stupid. They'll see Obama fix all the mistakes the GOP created, and it will no doubt cost money, which means raising taxes, and the GOP will run on a "lower taxes" platform, and they will win.

    Now what are their chances of winning in 2010? Slim.

    But American voters have short memories. Just like they forgot daddy Bush sucked and voted in GW, they'll forget and vote in Jeb in 2016.

    Or they'll forget that CEO's were part of the problem and they will vote in Mitt Romney because he was a CEO. What are the chances that he as a former CEO would tackle excessive CEO pay? Slim you say? Yet people will view him being a CEO as a plus when they considered John edwards being a lawyer who helps victims as a negative. Go figure.

    And the GOP should never have more than 25% of the seats in Washington anyways. They only represent about 10% of the population if you only consider economics. The other 15% comes from the south where Republicans win on god, gays and guns.
     
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    With the mess we are currently in, which can be blamed on both Republicans and Democrats (the evidence is overwhelming that everyone had a hand in this fiasco), Obama is doing nothing more than continuing what Bush started with his stimulus package and the bailout.

    Obama led the way with supposedly new ideas. But the fact is, his major policies on the economy are pretty much in line with that of the Republicans at this point. The idea that he will raise taxes on the wealthy is a small deviation. He will eventually do that, I imagine, but the increase will be relatively small. He's not going to play Robin Hood and try to steal from the rich to give back to the poor.

    There will be subtle changes, but they won't be drastic changes. You are fooling yourself if you think things will change drastically, for better or worse. We're just going to get more of the same for the most part.
     
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    Bush never won an election without cheating, you underestimate the American people.
     
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    Remember we told the GOP that the war was a quagmire for a couple years and the GOP insisted on "staying the course"?

    Then once they couldn't stall any longer, all of the sudden the people who denied there was even a problem were the ones suggesting they were the ones who could solve the problem, that only days earlier they denied even existed. Following me?

    Same with the economy. They denied there was even a problem until it was too late. Now they have the balls to tell us they know how to fix it?

    I suppose next they'll tell us they know how to solve global warming? :lol:
     

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