You can't distance yourselves from Bush

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    DeLay was elected House Majority Leader after the 2002 midterm elections, and compelled House Republicans to unite to an unprecedented degree, especially in support of President George W. Bush's agenda.

    Tom DeLay - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    To all of you Republicans that have distance yourselves from GW Bush, please try to remember the 6 long years you all went along with him on 100% of the time. If you didn't, who were we arguing with all these years?

    And tell us, who were the good republicans from 2000-2006?

    So you say McCain only voted with Bush 90% of the time? Does that make him a maverick? No, and here's why:

    Employing a method known as "catch and release," DeLay allowed centrist or moderately conservative Republicans to take turns voting against controversial bills. If a representative said that a bill was unpopular in his district, then DeLay would ask him to vote for it only if his vote were necessary for passage; if his vote were not needed, then the representative would be able to vote against the party without reprisal.[citation needed]

    So Republicans, please don't try to distance yourselves from Bush. If you leave George Bush, you must leave the entire party. Otherwise, start naming the Republicans from 2000-2006 that did a good job.
     
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    Ahh yes, does this mean YOU will be leaving the democratic party since they practice this also? Maybe you MISSED the story about Pelosi and the new Chief of Staff for the White House?

    You are an idiot, a Partisan hack and a mental midget. But do keep shooting yourself in the foot with idiotic posts like this.

    Let me know when you leave the Democratic party retard.
     
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    Does this mean Dems who didn't like Jimmy Carter must leave their party?

    But you must be onto a trend with all the growth of independent voters who think both parties are full of crap.
     
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    Where's the "Pure Crap" forum when you need it?
     
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    Dude, I've been calling you guys out on that move too. "both parties are full of crap".

    How convienent after 8 years of your party consistently being full of crap.

    Anyways, you missed my point here. In all the arguments I have with guys like you and Skull, you try either put all the blame on Bush or you want the Dems to share blame.

    I seriously think you have amnesia. You have forgotten what the GOP did from 2000-2006. Did you read the part where it said Delay compelled House Republicans to unite to an unprecedented degree.

    I don't think you understand what they mean by UNPRECIDENTED.

    And what the GOP did to this country was UNPRECIDENTED.

    So I will not let you put this economy on just GW or put it on the Dems. That would be great for you. And probably easy to do, seeing as how most people don't even remember the Hammer and how much damage he did to our democracy. Now PLEASE defend him. I'm sick of you guys distancing yourselves from Bush and trying to differentiate between Bush GOP and Conservatives. THERE IS NO FUCKING DIFFERENCE!

    You are all Bushies. Right wing neo cons.

    Did you name some good Republicans between 2000-2006 or are you drawing a blank? Vetter, Abramoff, Nay, Foley, Craig, Stevens, McCain, etc.

    Your entire leadership was corrupt. The GOP that remain are still corrupt. And so the new ones you elect in 2010 will be quickly corrupted, if they aren't already.
     
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    Can't you name some good Republicans from 2000-2006?

    Which ones were fighting Bush? McCain? :lol:
     
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    Which democrats were fighting Pelosi and Reed the last 2 years?
     
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    No, I think you are.

    The GOP Pres/Congress gave you socialized medicine with the medicare drug bill, increased funding for AIDS relief in Africa, the No Child dept of ed expansion. These Socialist programs were completely in line with the liberal Dem agenda.

    Just because you've been herded like a sheep into believing whichever Democrat talking point you've just read doesn't mean everyone else has. But those of us with brains don't buy into either party's official lines, not everything is a Dem vs GOP issue. Time for you to start thinking for yourself.
     
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    So are blue dog Democrats going along with Pelosi?

    See, that's how government is supposed to work. Each Senator/Rep goes to washington and represents what his/her constituents want.

    What Bush/Rove/Delay did for the last 8 years went too far. Voting party ideology. I think they call it collusion.

    Anyways, you'll see the Dems don't agree on everything 100% of the time. In fact it bugs me because usually the ones who are wrong are the blue dogs. They have to answer to southern red neck voters, so they can't be as progressive as they would like.

    We're just glad they are democrats. They might not like our bills and vote against them, but they sure aren't voting with Republicans. They're just our most conservative members.

    And how would that make you feel? You send a rep to washington to represent you and instead they represent the right wing neo cons agenda for the next 8 years. Voting with Bush/Delay 90% of the time?

    No wonder you lost so many seats.
     
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    Pelosi & Reed don't even always get along. Stupid.
     

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