Skip to comments.Republicans long term gain if Obamanation wins
Posted on 05/25/2008 7:52:30 PM PDT by jyro
I'm currently of the opinion the disaster that has been president Bush for the last few years (yes, I was a supporter of George till he quit being a conservative) should cause Obamanation to win.
I'm all for fighting the war over there. What I'm not for is letting the current congressional majority pass whatever they want and the President not showing any leadership skills with Republicans currently in congress. RINO's like McCain have ruined the party with their descent to moderation from Regan style Republican values.
Obama should win this election so the nation can see the real differences in liberals and conservatives since Bush and McCain have clouded the differences so much. I feel like if Obama dosent win, Republicans will lose in the longrun. If Republicans become a different flavor of liberal, what good are they.
So if Obama wins, Republicans in DC will become more conservative??
What about what happens to the United States of America with and Hussein win?
no, voters will see the real differences in liberals and conservatives and demand and vote for more conservative candidates
I understand where you’re coming from, but we can not let a neo-communist become president. If Barack Obama were a garden variety lefty democrat like Geraldine Ferraro, Walter Mondale, Mike Dukakis, Bill Richardson or the like, I’d say, “yeah, go ahead and punish the country for four years if that’s what it’d take for them to see the light”, but Obama is not like those individuals. We’d have a Saul Alinksy-ite, ACORN organizer, Bill Ayers chum running the most powerful nation on Earth! Too risky, FRiend! WAY too risky!
I never could grasp the concept of winning by losing, but maybe I was not in school that day......
it won’t be good but 4 years of him won’t doom us.
If Hussein wins it's the end of this country, period because Soros has his hand up his ass.
What about eight?
I’m voting for McCain, but if Obamanation wins, I can see the bright side. There are enought actual conservative Dems, (about like McCain) that won’t let Obama do a lot.
The further left that “normal” goes, the more you move the ‘center’. Sounds rather destructive to me.
You don’t win by losing.
It’s that simple.
They've decided to pander to the same dependent, nanny-staters that the Dems do.
If you're counting on the Republican Party to become more conservative after losing to more liberal candidates, you're going to be disappointed.
It’s just speculation but I don’t thing he’ll see 8. After the public sees what he wants to actually do, he will be handily rejected
I think that a McCain win would be a severe loss and disaster for conservatives, or any American who wants the nations immigration laws enforced for just one example.
And I have maintained and posted constantly that Obama elected president would be similar to when Clinton was, and would unite conservatives even more than he did.
Of course I supported Fred Thompson and realize no real conservative will be president this time, but I watched the Libertarian Convention this weekend and am looking into Bob Barr.
I have been saying this for some time.Now the rino lovers wont like this but the rino lovers can go pound sand.Fat chance of taking back the house if mcnutts wins.Better chance if the marxist takes it.What a pathetic field to choose from.
LOL, you’re very funny.
John Roberts and Samuel Alito vs Ruth Buzzi Ginsburg and Steven Breyer.
There is no guarantee of that. Do not assume that free elections will be held under an Obama/Wright administration. Their New America could mean 100 million new immigrant voters by the next election, carefully selected so as to vote the way they are told.
I think you are making a good point.
The people who are scared of what Obama might do as President also have a good point.
How much did the ghost of Saul Alinsky pay you to say this? Pretty clever, aren’t we?
I think this is what Juan McCain is looking for as well.
Many aspire for the "backlash effect" thinking the Dems will badly blow their chance in power that in the next election the electorate will throw them out. Pat Buchanan believed this when he ran as a presidential spoiler in 2000.
Subtraction = addition does not compute. The Conservatives may win in the next election, but the leftists will have entanglement of socialistic, and other bad laws in place that it would be almost impossible to get back to where the country was before. In effect, the ball still gets pushed leftward.
No, we get a radical rat congress working with a radical rat president to pass disastrous laws. Anything they do will be praised by the lapdog MSM. Obama will get real communists on the Supreme court.
We will get.
Military withdrawal in Iraq, leading to loss of bases and allies in the middle east.
Permanent assault weapons ban along with a supreme court ruling that strikes down right to carry laws nationwide.
National gay marriage.
Major tax increases.
Speech codes that essentially make conservative thought illegal.
$6/gallong gasoline, rationing and mandatory reductions in overall energy use, leading to a depression.
While this is happening, the MSM will praise Obama for his “courageous leadership” and pass all blame to the GOP.
I agree with the premise. Let's look at this with a historical perspective:
So, if [Jimmy] Carter wins, Republicans in DC will become more conservative??
Heck, yeah! When things go extremely wrong, people will go to extremes. Either for the better (like they did in going from Carter to Reagan) or for the worse (like Lenin's revolution, Hitler's takeover, etc.). Make no mistake: an Obama presidency would be a manifest disaster and what better advertising for the conservative philosophy is there than a beautiful demonstration of what liberalism leads to?
The folks not living in reality who think Obama won’t be that bad are like those who are painting their home and changing the drapes, etc. while their home is on fire.
First things first the fire has to be put out as in WE have a war to win and the issues of serious world affairs.
No other issue matters, if the house burnes down - we loose
This kind of thing has happened before. The “Republican Revolution” occured just 2 short years after Clinton got elected.
If Obama wins, he will do more damage to our nation in four years than you can even imagine.
That’s what you think. He’s a dangerous man with dangerous friends...
Except that I don't think Obama will govern from the radical left. He is not so stupid. He will govern from the center left, slightly to the left of Bill Clinton. The only place you will see far left decisions is judicial appointments. For most Americans, this will mean very little change (as from Bush I to WJC), and so with his smooth rhetoric and media fawning, will easily win re-election. Obama is not going to call for a Socialist realignment of America. That is a non-starter.
So those hoping for an unleashing of radical liberalism from Obama will be disappointed.
And besides judicial appointments, the only other real change will be foreign policy. But most Americans don’t know or care about either. My point is, the damage will only become apparent in the long run. During his time in office, it will all seem fine.
The damage he could do would be felt for many years after he leaves office.
There are enought actual conservative Dems, (about like McCain) that wont let Obama do a lot.
And any liberal that follows obama can always blame the conservative dems for not moving far enough to the left for obama's plan to work.
If the Dems get 60 Senate votes- you won’t recognize this country-
On the bright side- I smell a backlash from fuel prices- the Dems need to be scorched on their blocking energy production for the past 30 years- if needed- throw the Pubbies that voted with them under the bus-
I can't take four more years of Jimmy Carter and I think BO would be worse!
BINGO... America NEEDs to learn by experience Capitalism creates wealth..... Socialism uses wealth UP.. Because generally they are clueless..
The problem with this is that, even if we get four years of Obama, there's no guarantee the GOP will go back to its conservative roots for the '10 and '12 election campaigns. And God only knows how much damage Barack and his commie buddies will do to this country in the meantime.
[Obama should win this election so the nation can see the real differences in liberals and conservatives ]
Dear Lord, what are you thinking??
If Obama wins there may not be such a thing as liberals and conservatives, we may all be socialized INFIDELS!!!
How do you reconcile your current post with what you have on your home page?
Since Sep 10, 2004
I have voted for Democrats before Pelosi, Sorros, Reed and Dean were running the DNC. I can’t imagine a situation where I would vote for a Democrat these days. Every time I hear a Democrat, their talking down about the USA. I fear the loss of most American values under Clinton or Obama or any Democrat’s lead.
President Bush is far from perfect, realistically, what democrat would you have trusted in time of war? I can think of none. “
I still have those fears if Obama wins and I’m not advocating that he will. I think it will cause a conservative backlash. I stated, I’m voting for McCain.
McCain has blurred the view of what a conservative Republican is in my opinion.
"I'm currently of the opinion the disaster that has been president Bush for the last few years (yes, I was a supporter of George till he quit being a conservative) should cause Obamanation to win. "
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The same kind of terrorists who support Obama did this:
Never apologize for them.
Never appease them.
Maybe you haven't heard of Jimmy Carter and the mess we're dealing with in the middle east 30 years later.
How about LBJ and his great society programs that ruined the poor?
How about FDR and the Ponzi scheme called social security?
Did I mention Bill Clinton and his moral leadership?
Obama will be the "coup de grâce".
We were going to teach the GOP a lesson last election, remember? All we accomplished was to further strenthen the liberal/socialists, and now they are about to put us away.
We conservatives are an endangered species. we have to challenge every liberal every time.
“Wed have a Saul Alinksy-ite, ACORN organizer, Bill Ayers chum running the most powerful nation on Earth!”
And don’t forget his direct access to nuclear weapons. Absolutely frightening. He’ll be like a kid playing with a loaded gun aimed at the country.
There was no vanity intended, just what I think of President Bush’s current leadership skills. I don’t hate the President, look at my past posts. I’m very dissapointed in him caving to Democrats and not being able to unify the Republican congress to push through votes when we actually had the majority. ANWAR is a perfect example and now we are trying to elect one of the republicans that went against the President’s energy policy that would have allowed drilling for our own resources. All this current oil price is about is the transfer of our wealth to other countries and the current congress and President is allowing it while they investigate important things like baseball.
The republicans are expecting this and this is their contingency?
Why don’t they run a candidate who actually holds the values they state to be their foundation?
“There was no vanity intended”
My understanding from comments and context is that posts that are merely a poster’s opinion, but are posted to start a thread are called vanities.
If it hadn’t been for President Bush’s leadership skills, that you so despise, you might not be alive today, we might well have been attacked by the terrorists with WMD.
If you want to blame someone, blame those “principled conservatives” who stayed home in 2006, handing Congress to the Democrats and are about to hand the country to Obama and the Democrats.