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Iím Tired of Neo-Cons Being Tired of Conservatives (Rant alert)
Aw, Shucks southern News and Links ^ | 29 January 2004 | Jeff Adams

Posted on 02/02/2004 6:32:01 AM PST by robowombat

I’m Tired of Neo-Cons Being Tired of Conservatives

Okay, so George Bush has shown that his ‘compassionate conservatism’ is really socialism with conservative lip service. Bush has proven that he is a liberal with a thin veneer of faux conservatism covering the big-government, big-spending core of his true self. So what? As ‘good conservatives’ we should ‘remain focused’ and pull that Republican lever in the voting booth no matter what our lying eyes tell us? That is what establishment Republicans want their conservative base to do: “Sit down, shut up, and vote as we, the enlightened, anointed insiders tell you to.” Mind you, they don’t want you, the conservatives, the citizens that have remained true to the American Ideals of the founders, to think about how they are using you and are selling you down the river to special interest groups. The neo-cons that control the Republican Party today are hoping that rank and file conservatives will mindlessly vote for Bush, keeping their heads in the sand, until it’s too late and they’ve developed a new constituency to keep them in power. That new constituency will consist of newly married Log Cabin Republicans (gays), welfare dependents sucking up to the new government tit on the right, and amnestied illegals now eligible to vote (as well as more readily able to take your job because they’ll work for less, especially since you’re being taxed to pay their government supplementals that maintain their standard of living).

Establishment Republicans are coming out and trying to silence the uproar over Bush’s amnesty plan for illegals. The establishment types (neo-cons) are telling conservatives to keep it down and ‘look at the long view, the big picture.’ What crap! How many times do conservatives have to compromise their values, their beliefs, their standards? Why do we always have to give in but we don’t see anyone else giving in?

The latest in the string of ‘keep your mouths shut’ articles I’ve seen was on GOPUSA, by the president and CEO of that organization, Bobby Eberle. The title of his article was ‘Bush-Bashing Conservatives Should Focus on the Big Picture.’ I wrote Mr. Eberle to inform him that conservatives were keeping the big picture, that it was Bush who wasn’t. To me, Eberle’s article, along with all the other ‘hey conservatives, keep quiet about how Bush isn’t conservative’ articles are proof that conservatives and traditionalists are the embarrassing, if needed, stepchildren of the Republican Party. That in itself tells you the Republican Party is not conservative any more.

Given a laundry list of items, would any principled conservative vote for someone who: Continuously increases government spending, driving us deeper into debt; expands central government power over the states; undermines the Bill of Rights with bills such as the USA Patriot Act; cuts deals with other countries that undermine our economy via so-called free trade deals that only go one way (only out with our jobs and only in with products); wants to give millions of criminals (illegal aliens) a pass, thus not only blurring our boarder, but driving wages down and encouraging even more illegals to flood our markets in hopes of yet another amnesty a few years down the road? This is George Bush. He is no conservative. Why vote for a liberal in Republican clothing?

There was a political shift over the last twenty years in the South, as Southerners woke up to the fact that the Democratic Party had been taken over by socialists and no longer represented their interests, thus causing the huge migration to the ‘Party of Reagan.’ Southerners, and other conservatives and traditionalists, need to wake up to the fact that the Republican Party is morphing into merely an evil twin of the Democratic Party, and they need to migrate to another political entity. It could even happen this election year. The key is not which party conservatives and traditionalists are with, but that they stand by their ideals, stand on principle. The neo-cons have already shown that conservatives don’t have a seat at the table in the Republican Party, so why cast our lot with them?

Here’s something else to consider: Even if the House of Representatives kill this amnesty plan of Bush’s, and the establishment Republicans wink at conservatives and traditionalists saying, “Hey, we knew it wouldn’t pass, we just wanted to influence Hispanic votes by acting like we care,” don’t buy it. If the plan goes down to defeat this summer, once Bush gets re-elected in November you can bet it will be back with a vengeance, and the House and Senate will pass the amnesty plan. Nothing in the past 10 years, since the ‘Republican Revolution,’ shows me that the Republicans are conservative or mean anything they say concerning supporting conservative positions. No, there won’t be a socialist getting my vote this year, be he Democrat or be he Republican. As for me, I’ll be voting conservative, which means most likely the Constitution Party. I’m not throwing my vote away; Bush threw it away with everything he and the neo-cons have done for the last four years.

29 January 2004

Jeff Adams


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To: Jack Black
So what's your suggestion?


Sounded like he was promoting becoming even less of a factor in his closing paragraph when he suggested the CP... You know the ones that can't get 100,000 votes nationwide....
41 posted on 02/02/2004 7:36:44 AM PST by deport (BUSH - CHENEY 2004.........)
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To: OWK
Whaaaaaaaaa Whaaaaaaaaa Whaaaaaaaa Whaaaaaaaa Whaaaaaaaa
42 posted on 02/02/2004 7:37:34 AM PST by MJY1288 (VOTE CONSTITUTION PARTY IF YOU WANT A DEMOCRAT)
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To: Columbine
Don't think I would want these folks on my side.

We down here in the South will remember that come November. At least you won't have to sweat out the recounts.

43 posted on 02/02/2004 7:37:37 AM PST by TomServo ("Why does the most evil man in the world live in a Stuckeys?")
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To: OWK
Which of those things do you think a Democrat is going to save you from?
44 posted on 02/02/2004 7:38:19 AM PST by Sockdologer (Yeeeagh!)
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To: MJY1288
Whaaaaaaaaa Whaaaaaaaaa Whaaaaaaaa Whaaaaaaaa Whaaaaaaaa

Wow.. impressive.

45 posted on 02/02/2004 7:38:26 AM PST by OWK
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To: OWK
You forgot the part about it would only be worse under the dems. My how things have changed. It used to be that these things would not happen under the GOP, not that they will happen and not as bad as the Dems.
46 posted on 02/02/2004 7:38:35 AM PST by looscnnn (Tell me something, it's still "We the people", right? -- Megadeth (Peace Sells))
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To: cinFLA
"Y'all might just as well go over to DU where you would be more welcome."<.i>

That's where they came from

47 posted on 02/02/2004 7:39:25 AM PST by MJY1288 (VOTE CONSTITUTION PARTY IF YOU WANT A DEMOCRAT)
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To: Sockdologer
Which of those things do you think a Democrat is going to save you from?

Is that the standard by which you measure your "conservative" politicians?

He didn't do anything the democrats wouldn't have done?

Maybe we could make it a bumper sticker.

48 posted on 02/02/2004 7:39:34 AM PST by OWK
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To: OWK
Just as impressive as your mindless drivil
49 posted on 02/02/2004 7:40:16 AM PST by MJY1288 (VOTE CONSTITUTION PARTY IF YOU WANT A DEMOCRAT)
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To: MJY1288
That's where they came from

I was here before you ever heard of FR.

I'll be here when you're gone.

50 posted on 02/02/2004 7:40:41 AM PST by OWK
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To: robowombat
"The neo-cons that control the Republican Party today are hoping that rank and file conservatives will mindlessly vote for Bush, keeping their heads in the sand, until it’s too late and they’ve developed a new constituency to keep them in power."

I have said this since 2001, and it is exactly their game plan. They are not prepared for, nor do they want a massive walk out of conservatives. But it is the ONLY thing that will save us, and then only maybe as we don't know how much his pandering may pay off.

51 posted on 02/02/2004 7:41:27 AM PST by MissAmericanPie
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To: Marie
Those treaties are not dead until they are formally killed by a Senate rejection.
52 posted on 02/02/2004 7:41:45 AM PST by ExpandNATO
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To: MJY1288
Just as impressive as your mindless drivil

1) Drivel, is spelled with an "e".

2) I posted actual points... rebutt them if you can.

53 posted on 02/02/2004 7:42:05 AM PST by OWK
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To: OWK
LOL, And you've been a member of DU how long?
54 posted on 02/02/2004 7:42:43 AM PST by MJY1288 (VOTE CONSTITUTION PARTY IF YOU WANT A DEMOCRAT)
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To: OWK
No. I'm telling you to look at your choices. Bush is one,
the Democrat is the other. The question you've got to ask
is which choice is best for the country. I realize you
have complaints about Bush. Great, fine. I understand. You don't like his programs. We get the point. Now answer the question.

How will a democrat save you?
55 posted on 02/02/2004 7:43:04 AM PST by Sockdologer (Yeeeagh!)
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To: OWK
Heh. You dodge questions like a Clinton. Perhaps you do belong in the donkey camp.
56 posted on 02/02/2004 7:44:21 AM PST by Sockdologer (Yeeeagh!)
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To: OWK
Wow, the first thing you've posted that makes any sense. Thanks for correcting my typo
57 posted on 02/02/2004 7:44:24 AM PST by MJY1288 (VOTE CONSTITUTION PARTY IF YOU WANT A DEMOCRAT)
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To: robowombat
Pure-as-the-wind-driven-snow Conservatives have become all-or-nothing losers. Now that it's time to govern, they don't know what to do.
58 posted on 02/02/2004 7:44:55 AM PST by Tricorn
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To: OWK
So we'll vote for the F'n Ketchup man and get a leftist supreme court for the next 30 years. Yeah, that'll show em! :p
59 posted on 02/02/2004 7:48:09 AM PST by Constantine XIII
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To: TomServo
The South is NOT all like that website. There are a few crusty folks down there who are still reliving the Civil War but most people in the South realize that those times are over and they don't want them back.

Don't even try to claim that represents the south of today. It doesn't.
60 posted on 02/02/2004 7:48:29 AM PST by Columbine (Bush '04 - Owens '08)
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