Skip to comments.Screw You! I am Outta Here G.O.P. [Reader Post]
Posted on 01/30/2012 10:21:00 AM PST by Starman417
To whomever this may concern
Its been a relationship that has been on the skids since 2010. I tried to make it work, but after I saw that I was the only one making any concessions in our waning relationship I realized that you no longer considered our relationship worth saving. Instead of wasting each others time let me just pack up my vote and get the hell out of here. Goodbye Republican Party. It was fun while it lasted.
Whew! That felt good! I have been wanting to write that letter for a while now. I cant believe I waited this long! I should have done it right after the election in November 2010. I knew then that it was over then but I was hoping things would change, but it didnt. The Republican Party has done nothing but insult me and my Tea Party friends. I mean look! These bastards are going after Allen West now! Allen freakin West man! You know what really jumps my tracks? These same Sons of Bushs are the first ones to cry about the need for party unity. Un-flippin-real!
I will tell you whats going to happen. If Romney gets the nomination they are going to come to us at first with hat in hand asking for our time and money to help defeat Obama. When we roll our eyes and slam the door in their faces, they will tell us they dont need us anyway, their new best buds, the Independents, will help out. After they realize that the precious Independent voter isnt going to waste their time helping out, they will be back again.
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2010? I think it's been on the skids since 1996 (Dole), at least.
We have two choices the bummer and his libs or the gop.
The best way to get back at the RNC and other GOP orgs. who are backing Romney...is to hit em where it hurts by withholding ALL contributions..
For a long time, I have contributed directly to Conservative candidates only,
A party big whig friend of mine says that GOP donors are still alive and well.
Watch and see what happens if Mittens wins.
But it will only work to get their attention if we all follow suit and let them know that we will not tolerate their defection to RINOs.
Cut off the money source.
And FA, linguine spined Independents vote but they don’t contribute.
So the leftists buy a few pro-Romney polls and we are all supposed to throw our skirts over our heads?
Is that it?
Not voting for him was the best decision I've made, politicswise, in recent memory.
Who do you think should’ve gotten the nomination over Dole? Just curious.
Time for a new party, seeded with defections from the GOP.
Read my lips, it's been longer than that.
You are right, but you do not have to give them any money, put up with the way Washington GOP types look down on us unwashed masses. You no longer have to watch FOX nor tolerate Hannity or listen to Krauthammer. Independent Conservative is the way to go. Being a Conservative in the GOP is like ending up at the end of the night with the most beautiful woman you have ever seen only to get into bed and find out that anatomically she is like a Barbie doll. That said I am the uncounted unpolled ABO voter. I would vote for Bill the Cat over Obama.
—2010? I think it’s been on the skids since 1996 (Dole), at least.—
That’s about when I officially started actually telling people I am no longer a republican. It was actually in 1997, and after I had dumped TV for a while (and never went back to either).
Hey!.... Go take your complaint to the media. They run everything.
—We have two choices the bummer and his libs or the gop.—
I like to use this analogy: You are a jew and you have two choices: Hitler or Stalin.
The consternation the “jew” would feel with such a choice gives you a flavor for why I will chose “none of the above if Romney gets the nom. If Gingrich gets it, I’ll hold my nose while voting, but still may pass out.
“Son of a Bush”
Is that your quote?
Can we use it here on FR?
2010? I think it’s been on the skids since 1996 (Dole), at least.
“Read my lips, it’s been longer than that.”
I’d go back to the Nelson Rockefeller days...
I would vote for Jack the Ripper before I give advantage to president Barack Hussein Obama by not voting.
we will now get and have already got those Romneybots and the establishment coming on here and other sites like this to tell us we need to come together, we have to defeat obama etc bla bla bla.
Not going to work this time, we did it when Sarah was on the ticket and regardless now they have burned their bridges by attacking the base, thinking we’re too stupid to make our own minds up on who we want for the nomination, instead they attacked us, they attacked the conservative candidates, they used their talking heads and I’ve had it and will never vote for Romney ever .
They really think we’re so stupid that if they get someone on the VP ticket we’;ll just hold our noses again and vote, NO WAY THIS TIME
Once you slam the door in your face, they will blame you for Romney losing the election. “If only we had the support of the Tea Party we could have won”. They will conveniently omit the part where they vilified everything the Tea Party stands for and backed a Northeast liberal to carry their banner. Your position on the political spectrum will have remained consistent and steadfast while the GOP drifted to the left. But they will never admit that it was the GOP that left you, not the other way around.
Once you slam the door in their face, they will blame you for Romney losing the election. “If only we had the support of the Tea Party we could have won”. They will conveniently omit the part where they vilified everything the Tea Party stands for and backed a Northeast liberal to carry their banner. Your position on the political spectrum will have remained consistent and steadfast while the GOP drifted to the left. But they will never admit that it was the GOP that left you, not the other way around.
That would send a pretty unmistakable message to both major parties without doing as much damage to the country as ceding the entire election to the Dems.
Steve Forbes was my choice.
I liked Forbes also, but the rest of the field was weak. It just seems odd to me to blame that on Dole himself.
and so ti begins.
Romneybots telling us to come together and vote for Romeny to fight obama
Well newb you have missed a lot by just joining or you’ve been banned and come back either way here some info for you.
I and many others including my family will never vote for ROmney, he is no different to obama,
i’;ll ask you like I asked the last poster before they were banned who said the same to you.
Name 5 issues which Romney is different to obama
Judges, er no Romney has appointed mostly liberal tot he bench
Homosexual agenda, well he has stated no problem with don’t ask being over turned, kids going to homosexuals etc, hell he has been endorsed by them .
ROMNEYCARE the blue print for obamacare
Immigration, he now states he for for parts of the dream act a month ago he attacked Perry for taking the same positions but of course he is in my state now.
the list is endless
I will NEVER VOTE FOR ROMNEY EVER NOR WILL MOST IN THE BASE NOW AND YOU CAN TELL THE ROMNEY CAMP AND THE ESTABLISHMENT INCLUDING FOX , DRUDGE ETC THAT TOO
They really screwed up on the base this time and have treated us like idiots for ht last time, you go back and tell them that
I’ve been mentally composing my own letter. I’ve been republican for almost 50 years but I now find myself fighting the RNC at least as much as fighting the democrats.
By trying to take out the Tea Party faction, the Republican elites have signed the GOP’s death warrant. I for one, will stay home.
I ended that relationship back in 2007.
As a resident of Fun City, Nelson Rockefeller, Jacob Javits and John V. Lindsay were the reasons I registered as "independent" when first allowed to vote in '66. Almost joined the GOP in the 80's, but there was this Bush thing....
I completely understand where you are coming from. I was just as disgusted when they foisted McCain & Dole on us. If you do not vote for whichever RINO they nominate, I can understand it. In my own case, I hate so much what Obama is doing, I will vote against him no matter how bad is the GOP nominee.
Ya know, once they realize that we “cost” them this or that election, you’d think they’d quit their bitchin’ and figure out what they have to do to bring us back into the fold.
‘Cause were sure as hell not going to let them take our votes for granted?
Who else am I going to vote for? Try “I can alway leave the line blank.”
I will vote on election day for whomever the GOP candidate is. I would rather we have our own evil, than the dim’s evil. I pray that the eventual GOP candidate is NOT Romney, but I refuse to cast a vote for Obozo by either not voting or voting some turd party hack.
Its been skidding since 1964 (rockefeller).
tell me what issues just 5 of them are different from Romney and obama.
Hell when Soros is saying they are the same then we know Romney must be bad.
Romney”obamacare was bad”
Obama” what are you on about you did the blueprints for us.
There is no difference between either of them except different people getting kickbacks and pay offs and invited tot he white house
so who are you voting for then Romney?
We expected this weeks ago that some will start to come on here near the end of FL and tell us we have to be with each other to defeat obama.
NOT GOING TO WORK THIS TIME REGARDLESS OF WHO GETS OUT ON THE VP TICKET
been there done that, no more, fool me once etc
You tell the RNC and Romney he will not be getting the base in our state of FL or other swing states and if he looses then tough crap, maybe the RNC, GOP might actually care about conservatives next time.
The establishment really thinks that all they have to do is to put a VP ticket there and we’ll come running with our votes and support, no more
The days of having our candidate chosen for us by Rove and his minions are OVER!!!!
For the life of me, I cannot understand those who say that Rommney can beat obama when he could not even beat John Mc Cain and obama beat McCain.
The GOP telling us to come together and vote for Mittens to fight BOzo is like sixes telling us to come together to fight the half dozens.
The establishment GOP camp doesn’t have a few well-placed traitorous whores in it, it’s a camp full of traitorous whores. It’s amazing to still read stuff like “They keep shooting themselves in the foot” or “They’re stupid” when it comes to the Rep Party. They may be stupid but it’s not because they’re making unintended mistakes and they’re not shooting themselves in the foot, they’re stabbing you in the back. They’re not on your side. Wake up.
Some came to the conclusion a lot faster. 2008, 2010, or even earlier. Others may take a few more cycles to finally realize it.
Me? I was very slow, but even I have had enough. 2010 election decided for me.
“Ive been mentally composing my own letter. Ive been republican for almost 50 years but I now find myself fighting the RNC at least as much as fighting the democrats”
You and I are on the same path.
“The days of having our candidate chosen for us by Rove and his minions are OVER!!!!”
Exactly and this is what this fight is all about. Newt is the best electable Conservative we have. GO NEWT GO!
I agree, if Romney gets it I will no longer be a Republican or identify myself as such. Do you think there is a single Republican official who can answer the question whether zer0 was ever a citizen of Indonesia? These cowards didn’t even have the guts to pursue that! I’ll tolerate Gingrich or Santorum, if it’s Romney I’m out.
Hear ye, hear ye! The Republican Party does not adequately represent me! They talk a lot and then give the same warmed over muck that got us into financial collapse in the first place; ANOTHER debt ceiling aborted!? Something _serious_ needs to be done to change course, now.
But that's how we ended up with McCain, which got us Obama anyway. Admittedly, Juan picked Palin as a running mate as a consolation prize to the base but it still wasn't enough and the GOP elite didn't get a clue and they didn't get a clue from the Tea Party movement and the 2010 elections either. The fact is, the GOP may be going the way of the Whig party because the entrenched urban leadership refuses to listen to the needs and desires of the grassroot base. I've never not been a Republican, but I'm re-registering with the Constitution Party after this primary. I no longer believe that the Republican Party is the natural home of conservatives. If Obama is re-elected and wrecks the country, it's unlikely that the dems will be a major influence in the rebuilding. Progressivism (aka socialism) will suffer a major and hopefully fatal political wounding. If the GOP nominates Romney and he wrecks the country because he refuses to make a hard right turn but tries to shore up the status quo with "moderation" then the GOP and conservatism will get blamed even though the Romney policies ARE NOT consertive and the socialists will demand more socialism as the cure, sliding us straight into a fascist command economy in the name of fairness. Never forget that it was Nixon that instituted wage and price controls. I truly believe Romney would do something equally stupid trying to please the yammering liberals and their media henchmen. His core principle is climbing to the top of the power hierarchy, liberty and freedom isn't even in his top ten. Apparently a large segment of the American population is unable to learn vicariously from the various socialist failures around the world and are determined to have their own American gulag.
After serving on Capitol Hill in the 80’s and watching the GOP from the inside...I bailed on the party quite a while ago. They stand for little, believe me. Great marketers, I’ll give them that. But possessors of principles...not many.
Give up on thinking the people can “take over” the GOP...it will NEVER happen.
The last thing I was asked by the caller from the RNC was “are you still a Republican?”. I said I still vote Republican. I should have asked if I have a choice.
Agreed. The author is a little late on the up take. He’s right, of course. However, if we throw our votes away to some third party at this most important election in our lifetimes then it may be our last election in this once great country. It’s a GOP vote or die.
Exactly what I am doing and I’ve been saying for a long time.
Same here, Mt Mary. I told Steele that the donations were drying up until they sponsored conservatives, but would donate to individual candidates. I continued to get the emails. After Priebus came and requested donations, I told him the same. I have not received any further emails. I continue to donate to individuals. I told the RNC that I did not want one dime going to re-elect a RINO, and I was of the opinion that term limits would serve our country best with new blood coming in and a wider variety of citizens having a chance to serve their country. We should not be allowing a “reigning class” to develop, but to let the citizenry have the power to have more say. Not one more email since then. I presume that they did not like my ideas.
At least not without a bi-monthly welfare check.