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Sarah Palin: Third party is ‘a possibility’ if GOP forgets its conservative platform
Life Site News ^ | 8/29/2012 | Ben Johnson

Posted on 08/30/2012 5:07:45 AM PDT by IbJensen

TAMPA, August 29, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Sarah Palin has said a third party may emerge if the Republican Party’s leaders abandon conservative principles.

Asked if the GOP’s increasing fractiousness may lead to a new party taking its place, Palin replied, “If history is an indication it is a possibility – if the Republicans don’t remember what the planks in the platform represent.”

“Look what happened in the mid-1800’s. The Whig Party went away and the Republican Party surfaced, because the electorate got sick and tired of the party fighting for power and not doing the will of the people,” Palin said on Fox News.

Palin’s words echo those made by the founder of a conservative third party, Howard Phillips of the Constitution Party.

“The Republican Party is going to go the way of the Whigs in the 1850s,” said Phillips, who served as the first presidential candidate of what was then known as the U.S. Taxpayers Party, in his 1992 acceptance speech. “It will die the death of a double-minded man – who talks one way but lives in conflict with that which he professes to believe.”

Phillips, who headed the Office of Economic Opportunity during the Nixon administration, frequently likened the modern GOP’s refusal to take a definitive stand protecting all unborn children to the Whig Party’s refusal to oppose slavery – a dodge that led to its implosion and the birth of the Republican Party.

The Constitution Party platform opposes abortion under all circumstances.

The former Alaska governor has in the past bypassed a liberal Republican in favor of a more conservative, third party challenger. In 2009, Palin endorsed Conservative Party nominee Doug Hoffman over pro-choice Republican Dede Scozzafava for a congressional race in New York.

Click “like” if you want to end abortion!

Democratic operatives also claimed Palin supported Pat Buchanan‘s third party presidential candidacy in 2000, because she wore a Buchanan button as she welcomed him during a visit to Wasilla. In fact, she served on Steve Forbes’ campaign that year.

However, in 1995 and 2000 Palin’s husband, Todd, registered as a member of the Alaskan Independence Party, which has endorsed the Constitution Party presidential candidate since 1996.

Palin is not alone in her ominous message to the Republican elite. Phyllis Schlafly said House Speaker John Boehner was “making a mistake” when he said “I’ve never read” a party platform, then specifically noted his exceptions to protecting some classes of the unborn. “It’s a very grassroots document that I think the politicians ought to listen to,” she said.

A number of other Republicans - including former Congressman Tom Tancredo, Alan Keyes, and U.S. Senator Bob Smith - have cast their lots with the Constitution Party since 2000, only to leave shortly afterwards. The party’s 2012 presidential candidate is former Republican Congressman Virgil Goode of Virginia.

Palin, the Republican party’s 2008 vice presidential nominee, was not publicly invited to speak at the Republican National Convention. John McCain will address the convention tonight.


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KEYWORDS: gop; platform; sarapalin; thirdparty
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Sarah means that after we get Obuma out, we need to remind the Rinos that the Republican Party started out as a 3rd party because the Whigs were behaving just like the GOP Rinos are now. Stick with us people. First Obama has to go, then the RINOS.

1 posted on 08/30/2012 5:07:55 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

Is that what she means?

CONSERVATIVES must vote for candidates that
spout CONSERVATIVE ISSUES in each election.


2 posted on 08/30/2012 5:14:25 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: IbJensen

Agreed! If we actually get Obama out of office, without incident, then come 2016 its time to run Romney and the rest of the Rep-E off the reservation. 3rd party is the only way to go.


3 posted on 08/30/2012 5:14:39 AM PDT by eak3
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To: IbJensen
The following photo has been updated and will be posted again 4 years from now.


4 posted on 08/30/2012 5:24:15 AM PDT by Evil Slayer (Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....)
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To: IbJensen

You are right. I am fully in sympathy with the Tea Party, but if anyone or anything puts me in a position of deciding between a November loss or the current GOP nominee... my Tea Party sympathy will be temporarily suspended… (not abandoned) THAT battle can be resumed at any time!

I am NOT going to let the MSM or Liberal liars force THEIR game on me.... not ever.

America comes before party.

America needs EVERYONE this time around... it is in the best interests of every single voter in this country to get a demonstrated, anti-American loser OUT OF THE WH!!


5 posted on 08/30/2012 5:28:04 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Diogenesis

I would sincerely hope so.

There’s no place for ‘moderates’ (they straddle the centerline and stand for nothing) and ‘progressives’ (just another term for socialist/communists)in a freedom loving nation.


6 posted on 08/30/2012 5:29:03 AM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: IbJensen

So I guess the establishment Whigs were WINOs?


7 posted on 08/30/2012 5:31:35 AM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: IbJensen

I’m looking forward to a Conservative Party and the Republican party is not it.Hopefully the Tea Party can convert itself into an actual political party that can put the Republcan’s out to pasture.

I’m tired of playing this game of voting for the Republican or the Democrat and coming out with the same LOUSEY result.


8 posted on 08/30/2012 5:39:19 AM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: IbJensen

agreed, moderates are the wishy washy lets work with each other and go to each others elitist cocktail party.

If a party comes along and is socially conservative as well as fiscal then I;m all in.
No more appeasing the homostapo, no more tax funded of killing babies ot start with, tell the homosexuals you will not be getting special rights.

Fed up of this crap of appeasment by our side, they stay silent even most talk radio never mention conservative social issues.

I’m done with the cowards on our side, whether it be some on talk radio to the GOP, to the wishy washy moderates to even some who are libertarians who try and install their views onto this party.


9 posted on 08/30/2012 5:44:48 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: IbJensen

Third parties most often are comprised of the defeated.

IMO the only way a third party can work is to round up lots of money, more money than we’ll need with access to more, plenty of major-name true Conservative leadership, and recruit sufficient party operative experience of Conservative values. The new party could then lift off on schedule, and stay aloft.

It ain’t gonna work comprised of the defeated. The Left has been working on this for a long time. They want Conservatives to be defeated, and to start their own party of irrelevance. As usual they didn’t do due diligence, and believe they can herd us into that corral of irrelevance, but if we do as above we can turn the herd around, and run over the Leftist b-stards making them irrelevant.

If we are going to do this in time for 2016 we have to get started, and win. There is already a base to start with, so we better use it before they manage to make it irrelevant with their many bags of tricks.


10 posted on 08/30/2012 5:48:42 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: IbJensen
"IF"?

Let's see... Our nominee for POTUS is a bigger government, government healthcare, anti-RKBA, pro-abortion RINO... All of our Party leaders seem to be castigating and fighting against the TEA Party adherents trying to right this course.

I don't know how much further astray we could go. The GOP is only "conservative" in comparison to the outright Socialism being peddled by the DNC nutcases.

Established 3rd Parties have parts of the answers, but have long histories of DOING IT WRONG by putting up their own mish-mash of unelectable weirdo's.

We need a real TEA Party with a slate of real pro-limited government/pro-Constitution/borders-language-culture types.

11 posted on 08/30/2012 5:51:41 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Dead Corpse

Agreed. See my post at #10. I think we are on the same track.


12 posted on 08/30/2012 5:55:15 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: rockinqsranch
Ross Perot tried that. The Reform Party.

We'd need something that would tempt today's TEA Party backed conservative GOP types to abandon a sinking ship. Most of them would already have at a history of successful campaigns.

Folks exactly like Sarah, Rand Paul, Scott Walker, etc...

13 posted on 08/30/2012 6:03:55 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Dead Corpse

Here’s the party platform of the party that get’s my vote:

In fiscal year 2013 the Federal Government will spend 1 penny less than is spent in FY2012.

But that’s too radical. I’m demand perfection. I’m going to ruin this country. I’m not a grown up. I need to put on big boy pants.


14 posted on 08/30/2012 6:06:54 AM PDT by DManA
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To: IbJensen

Coming from a loyal party gal who has gone so far as to campaign for Captain Queeg, the party brass had better take note.

Personally I think a Tea Party-GOP split is inevitable (with the latter going the way of the Whigs). But first we have to ditch Obama in order to have the breathing space.


15 posted on 08/30/2012 6:07:21 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: eak3
The USA already has something on the order of 150 active parties. They are at the state level. That critter at the top ~ the RNC ~ that's not the party. It's supposed to be a servant to the state parties with which it is affiliated ~ not their master.

Because Romney's crowd got that wrong the other day and began creating rules that would dictate to the state affiliates regarding how they select their own delegates to the national convention, it's probably January 22, 2013 where we need to start focusing our energies on setting up a NEW RNC ~ which you can call whatever you want ~ but it will have rules for affiliation that whould exclude RINOs from serving as officers or staff of the national committee!

I think this should attract a sufficient number of state Republican committees to affiliate with it ~ instead of the RNC ~ (or maybe even IN addition to the RNC) ~ that we should be able to run our own candidates for President by 2016.

With proper filters in place we could probably accept affiliations from non-Republican parties in a number of states.

Now, the other problem. We have some states out there with moribund state Republican parties. They need help. The NEW national committee could help them the same way the RNC used to help Republicans in Southern States ~ set up a state party committee with which active county and district committees can affiliate. The inactive groups (usually made up of 4 or 5 locals who never campaign) could be REJECTED by the new state committee for affiliation.

The end result would be the same as having a third-party, but it would come about in a way compatible with American political realities.

First, the federal system creates opportunities for political parties at the state level. We have well more than 100 different parties there ~ most calling themselves Republican or Democrat (although their papers of incorporation frequently have additional stuff, best known the Democrat's FARMER LABOR append in the Upper Midwest)

If you wanted but 3 political parties in this country you'd probably have to crush 115 of them, at least, out of existence ~ and nobody would be happy.

So, we aren't talking 3 parties, we are talking "leadership teams", or National Committees, then State Committees.

Secondly the American use of single member districts limits party diversity within each single member district. You must have 50%+1 vote to win. Consequently, over time, you end up with 2 parties who seem to strive for a win just barely beyond 51%. If a party gets too large a share they will suffer defections of factions who see a better deal possible with the other large party.

This gives rise to the shape of the electorate ~ it's a bi-modal saddle, not at all a "normal curve" or "Bell Curve". There's no broad middle either ~ just two polls, with a thin fringe around each. Those who seek votes in that fringe usually wander away from their own party's primary base of voters AND LOSE BIG TIME!

The USA as a whole is a single member district. Then, each state constitutes a single member district. Finally, each congessional district, county, township, city, etc. is almost invariably a single member district. Exceptions in the past were Indiana and South Carolina who used multi-member districts, albeit in quite different ways.

Then we have factions within the parties. These can be faith based, economic, social class, occupation, or geographic (or other categories that are meaningful in a given single member district).

Back to the point, the national committee is where the Presidential candidates are going to be chosen ~ and if the party is big enough and complex enough and popular enough there may also exist elaborate primaries and caucuses at the state level, or even further down the political food chains.

So, how do we work this out? Well, we already know the ruling clique doesn't care for several of the major Republican party factions, and history has shown ruling cliques always become narrower in their outlook as they nestle into the safe havens of government institutions. That means it's not likely you will see a Romney regime open up to the Conservatives any more than the Obama regime has opened up to us ~ or even to Republicans (in a multifaction sense).

At the same time it's unlikely we can simply vote in enough new state committee delegates to the RNC to make a difference. However, without involving ourselves in meaningless semantic battles with that crowd we can create a new National Committee and invite the State parties to select and send representatives.

If we do this AFTER Romney has actually made his appointments to the 900 or so jobs he has available we will have a whole big bunch ~ a huge bunch ~ a GINORMOUS bunch of distruntled potential federal appointive office holders who will be glad to join in the effort!

I will leave it to the Youts' among us to get going with this ~ but I'll be happy to kibitz and kvetch as it is done ~ hoping all the while to be able to provide some positive guidance to them.

16 posted on 08/30/2012 6:11:38 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Dead Corpse

“...We’d need something that would tempt today’s TEA Party backed conservative GOP types to abandon a sinking ship..”

So I needed to reword the last paragraph of my post #10?


17 posted on 08/30/2012 6:12:41 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: IbJensen
If we get another four years of Obama because the RINO leadership thinks they have to pussyfoot and kowtow to the “moderates” and abandon conservative values least they be labeled “extreme” the GOP will go the way of the Whigs and a new party will emerge. However, in a second Obama term conservatism will have to go underground as talk radio will be muzzled, Internet blogs banned, Fox News neutered and the country ruled by Obama’s decree. The GOP RINOs will do as they have done in the first Obama term, just be the court eunuchs with their palace intrigues, but having no real influence over the emperor Obama’s decrees.
18 posted on 08/30/2012 6:18:36 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: rockinqsranch

Different paths, same end. ;-)


19 posted on 08/30/2012 6:18:52 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Evil Slayer

Great Picture!

And I don’t think she would ever put her FEET up on that desk!


20 posted on 08/30/2012 6:21:03 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the Darkroom that Develops Negatives.)
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To: IbJensen
I suppose this is the best we can hope for.

They used to say that the best place for a union was the parking lot, meaning most management would rather cave a bit with wages, benefits and conditions just to keep a union out.

The GOPe reminds me of that Peter Principle driven management I used to see in the corporate world.

Show them the third party threat and it's likely they will cave a bit on their statist goals and desires in the conservative direction just to keep conservatives at a safe distance and take the third party threat off the table.

21 posted on 08/30/2012 6:21:43 AM PDT by GBA
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To: Diogenesis

>>CONSERVATIVES must vote for candidates that
spout CONSERVATIVE ISSUES in each election.<<

CONSERVATIVES must vote for candidates that
LIVE CONSERVATIVE ISSUES in each election.

There, fixed it. Spouting Conservative ideas is what RINOs do best - “Vote for me and I’ll cut taxes, etc.” - and then fail to do.


22 posted on 08/30/2012 6:31:38 AM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: SMARTY

“...it is in the best interests of every single voter in this country to get a demonstrated, anti-American loser OUT OF THE WH!!”

I’m not a fan of Mitt either.


23 posted on 08/30/2012 6:40:51 AM PDT by LaserJock
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To: rockinqsranch
I worry about all this talk of a third party. I think we need to slowly infiltrate and take over, rather than split.

The Canadian Progressive Conservative party was split in two by the creation of the more right-wing "Reform Party" and ended up with 13 years of leftist Liberal rule. It was only when the current Prime Minister, Steven Harper, finally put them back together again that tipped the balance in their favor in 2006.

Those of you in favor of a third party, just exactly what percentage of the GOP do you imagine us taking in the beginning? Remember Ross Perot in the 1992 election? [Clinton (43%), Bush (38%), and Perot (19%)]. In 2016, how do you see the split....Dems/Romney/TeaParty? To create a third party against an incumbent GOP term would be madness, unless Romney totally screws it up. We will be up against pure hate if the savage spending cuts that are necessary are executed. Add in deficit reduction and entitlement trimming and the resulting riots and strikes and 2016 becomes a nightmare for even a "joint" GOP.

Personally, I'm not willing to give the Dems ANY more breathing space than they already have. As I said, I prefer a slow, but sure, takeover. Tea Party, now and forever! Congressmen and Senators....let's move 'em in!

24 posted on 08/30/2012 6:42:00 AM PDT by Scooter100 ("Now that the fog has lifted, I still can't find my pipe". --- S. Holmes)
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To: LaserJock
I remember how Ross Perot handed the Presidential election to Bill Clinton.

We can't afford to revisit that kind of disastrous and embarrassing fiasco again. And that is what it would be.

We all had favorite choices over and above Romney... West, Cain, Gingerich, Bachman, Santorum, etc. That was then this is now.

It is what it is.

25 posted on 08/30/2012 6:48:21 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: Scooter100

“....I think we need to slowly infiltrate and take over, rather than split.”

Exactly what I was advocating eight years ago.

RINO’s are IMO every bit the Leftist’s the Lefties are. They are a spinoff IMO, and they now control the GOP. Proven day before yesterday IMO.

Salvaging the GOP, the Republican Party is now beyond a possibility.

You are also advocating that which they did to gain what they have in the GOP. They are sitting, waiting for you, and yours to try to do the same thing. That is what they understand, and they are practiced at it. It’s why the power grab two days ago.

I’m afraid the third party is the only way to go for 2016. There is no way to advocate such a move for this election. That would be political suicide, therefore we must work with what we have, elect that which will get Obama, and the Democrats the “H” out of the reins of power, and as many a strong Conservative voice to represent our will in Congress as we can get.

Meanwhile we work on 2016, with a fresh start.


26 posted on 08/30/2012 6:55:05 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: DManA; SoConPubbie; xzins
But that’s too radical. I’m demand perfection. I’m going to ruin this country. I’m not a grown up. I need to put on big boy pants.

Yes, make sure you have your big boy pants on as the Nelson Rockefeller wing of the Republican Party continues to drift further and further to the left, playing the "dare ya" game with conservatives. "I dare ya to not vote for the even bigger liberal we shove at ya!". When after years and years of going to the left crossing that line again and again, you finally find yourself falling off that diving board, you'll need those big boy pants!


27 posted on 08/30/2012 7:12:00 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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To: IbJensen
First Obama has to go, then the RINOS.

Amen!! So very True...

lets unite to defeat ZERO!!

28 posted on 08/30/2012 7:12:08 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Yes, Obama, I had help with my business. MY CUSTOMERS!)
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To: SMARTY
“I remember how Ross Perot handed the Presidential election to Bill Clinton.”

I remember that very well. That was a consequence of Bush's actions while in office. I was an obedient little GOP voter those days and I've watched them drift farther and farther left every election and then dare me to not vote for them. I now regret those votes for liberal Republicans. I know now that I've been an enabler.

I'm through.

My rule from this day forward with what days I have remaining on this Earth will be to vote only for politicians who will champion liberty. I will never again vote for compassionate collectivism, social justice, or whatever it's being called today in the name of party loyalty.

My vote now has to be earned.

29 posted on 08/30/2012 7:36:23 AM PDT by LaserJock
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To: LaserJock
The bottom line on the Perot spoiler event is that Clinton got elected and to this day, the US has not recovered from his Presidency.

I think, we're in the spot we're in, largely, because of Billy Boy and his Tuna!

Thanks Billy Boy and Ross!!

30 posted on 08/30/2012 7:49:21 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: IbJensen

America may NEED to have their noses rubbed in “IT”... ONE MORE TIME...

The republicans chose a candidate very much like Juan McLaim.. and Veep like Palin..
The McLaimiacs became Romneyacs...

Much of the republican party is delusional..
Two words.. “Good hair”.. Romney has good hair..

At least 10 million illegal alien voters could care less about his hair..
Thats a lot of votes...


31 posted on 08/30/2012 7:54:04 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Dead Corpse

Amen!


32 posted on 08/30/2012 8:03:21 AM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: rockinqsranch

Read up on the Whig party.


33 posted on 08/30/2012 8:03:59 AM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: IbJensen
America's Party
34 posted on 08/30/2012 8:09:03 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (The saving of America starts the day Christians stop supporting what they say they hate.)
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To: EternalVigilance

Bookmarked.


35 posted on 08/30/2012 8:25:34 AM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: Scooter100

don’t think the GOP can be saved at this point. With the rules changes working from within is not going to be allowed. We do have to get Obama out of office this year. That being said some a substantial number of conservatives in the GOP like Demint, R. Paul, Palin, Ryan etc... are going to have to bolt all at once in a grand exodus and have a conservative party convention and plan on running candidates in 50 states for all levels of government and it won’t be easy but nothing worth having ever is.


36 posted on 08/30/2012 8:39:15 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: IbJensen
"Sarah means that after we get Obuma out, we need to remind the Rinos that the Republican Party started out as a 3rd party because the Whigs were behaving just like the GOP Rinos are now. Stick with us people. First Obama has to go, then the RINOS."

Ironically, in 1860, we didn't first choose to oust the current sitting Democrat President (James Buchanan) with another candidate from the Whig Party... We ran a 3rd party candidate (Abraham Lincoln), who as it turned out, won the nomination on the 3rd ballot.

Question: How do you demonstrate to RINOs that they must go, if in a crisis you still continue to vote for them?

Seems that all they have to do is convince enough Conservatives, Libertarians, etc., that the re-election of the current opposing party encumbant President will be disastrous and that a 3rd Party option will not work... something that FOX News and conservative talk radio is all too willing to do.
37 posted on 08/30/2012 9:25:38 AM PDT by EventuallyYouWillLearn ("If you're not brave, you're not going to be free." - Newt Gingrich)
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To: SMARTY

“I think, we’re in the spot we’re in, largely, because of Billy Boy and his Tuna!”

I agree with you, and really don’t want to get into a fight with a fellow traveler on the right. The main difference I see between you and me is where the blame for the ‘92 election lies. You say it’s with the winner (with an assist from Perot), but I say it belongs with the loser who squandered a Post-Gulf War 90% approval rating by running to the left and playing footsie with the collectivists in D.C. The only reason Bush (the good and decent man that he is) didn’t win that election by 20 points even with Ross nipping at his heels is that he abandoned the conservative principles of his former boss in the name of “compassion.” It was Reagan’s principles that swept Bush to victory in ‘88 (I myself was voting for Reagan’s third term), only to be betrayed. That created the opening that even a little hack like Perot could exploit.


38 posted on 08/30/2012 9:25:43 AM PDT by LaserJock
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To: LaserJock

Right.

And don’t forget, Bush Sr. allowed the MSM to beat up on Quale.

THAT was a mistake.


39 posted on 08/30/2012 9:29:26 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: LaserJock
“I remember how Ross Perot handed the Presidential election to Bill Clinton.”

I remember that very well. That was a consequence of Bush's actions while in office. I was an obedient little GOP voter those days and I've watched them drift farther and farther left every election and then dare me to not vote for them. I now regret those votes for liberal Republicans. I know now that I've been an enabler.

I'm through.

My rule from this day forward with what days I have remaining on this Earth will be to vote only for politicians who will champion liberty. I will never again vote for compassionate collectivism, social justice, or whatever it's being called today in the name of party loyalty.

My vote now has to be earned.


Amen.
40 posted on 08/30/2012 9:31:14 AM PDT by EventuallyYouWillLearn ("If you're not brave, you're not going to be free." - Newt Gingrich)
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To: IbJensen

“Phillips, who headed the Office of Economic Opportunity during the Nixon administration, frequently likened the modern GOP’s refusal to take a definitive stand protecting all unborn children to the Whig Party’s refusal to oppose slavery – a dodge that led to its implosion and the birth of the Republican Party.”

My guess is the issue will be immigration and the GOP’s refusal to protect taxpayer’s interests above a potential “mythical” voting bloc.


41 posted on 08/30/2012 9:31:14 AM PDT by vmivol00 (I won't be reconstructed.)
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To: EventuallyYouWillLearn

I can identify with where you’re coming from. However, the Bushes and McCain are probably more liberal than Romney, and another Obama term means the end of the United Staes of America as we know it.

Obama must be defeated at any cost. We can turn against Romney and form the third party the day after the election.


42 posted on 08/30/2012 9:38:19 AM PDT by CrosscutSaw
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To: IbJensen

Fully aware of the Whig Party. Give me your interpretation of what I wrote so I can straighten out what is apparently a misunderstanding of my intent.

I’m saying it’s time now for the GOP to go the route of the Whigs. What are you reading that I’m saying?


43 posted on 08/30/2012 10:35:41 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Dead Corpse

You need to just say “Do the right thing GOP or else”, then flash your skull gif and let them suffer the consequences.


44 posted on 08/30/2012 10:39:44 AM PDT by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: A CA Guy

If only it were that easy...


45 posted on 08/30/2012 12:07:57 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: rockinqsranch

Apparently, in my drunken stupor, I completely misuderstood what it was you were saying.


46 posted on 08/30/2012 2:16:57 PM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: IbJensen

You just made my smart ass list. Congratulations. Having read your posts many a time, I thought you had a brain in your head. My error.


47 posted on 08/30/2012 4:13:29 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: IbJensen

I fear that Sarah Palin has many on the right hood-winked. Her latest suggestion for a third-party run was to appease the GOP establishment and run a third party candidate against the most conservative GOP Senate candidate to come along since Jim Dement: Todd Akin. Now why would she side with Reince Priebus who said this week that he would not send Akin a dime even if he were tied with McCaskill (which he apparently is according to the latest PPP Poll.) In other words, he’d sacrifice the party RATHER than stand by a true conservative.

Also, let’s not forget Palin’s propensity to play to the feminists, once calling men who believe in stay-at-home mothers “Neanderthals.”


48 posted on 08/30/2012 11:56:54 PM PDT by grassboots.org
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