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To: dangus

Whoever wrote this is delusional in the implication that republicans cannot survive without conservatives (small 'c' intentional), when in fact, the opposite is certainly more true.

Keep thinking this way. Those who do are beginning to sound like all the apologists for Communism when they tried to explain it's failures. How many of you remember this argument:

"Well, of course Communism is a viable system, it's just that we haven't found the right Communists to run it all yet..."

Substitute "Consrvative" for "Communist" and that pretty much sums up the tone on FR, amongst the "REAL" conservatives (i.e. those who can't define conservatism, and can't tell you how a republic is supposed to operate, except that they know they don't like the way this one works, and who believe that what's good for Pastor Bob is good enough for them!), and the "Conservative" think tanks/organizations ever since Nov 7, 2006.


12 posted on 11/30/2006 4:22:10 PM PST by Wombat101 (Islam: Turning everything it touches to Shi'ite since 632 AD...)
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To: Wombat101
I love your tag line!

If (as Rush coined them) the cut and run Republicans stayed home or even voted Democrat to make a point I believe it will be missed.
The Dems now think that there negative strategy finally paid off and now any politician (with few exceptions) who wants to have a job will need to follow the polls to try and survive.
I wish we would have stuck together and laid them out while we had them on the ropes.
The opportunity may have slipped away for good. I think you should make sure that you own the place before you begin renovation.
24 posted on 11/30/2006 4:33:13 PM PST by cjmae (Sanity was not equally distributed)
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To: Wombat101
No offense, but I have to disagree.  This writer may be delusional but some of the points are correct.

Whoever wrote this is delusional in the implication that republicans cannot survive without conservatives (small 'c' intentional), when in fact, the opposite is certainly more true.

The  reality I've seen is Republicans who proudly exhibit conservative ideas and standards do win.  The RINO's, or moderate Republicans who try to win too often lose because they tend to turn off the conservative base and voters would rather have a Democrat than a pretend Democrat.

Keep thinking this way. Those who do are beginning to sound like all the apologists for Communism when they tried to explain it's failures. How many of you remember this argument:
"Well, of course Communism is a viable system, it's just that we haven't found the right Communists to run it all yet..."

I really don' t understand this.  Political philospohy seems to be lost on this comment.  The left today exhibits traits for communism, not Republicans.  I DO remember this argument. It was used in colleges in the 60's and 70's but my understanding is the duplicity was dropped after that.  Communism is NOT a viable system and I know of no conservative who would accept this.

Substitute "Consrvative" for "Communist" and that pretty much sums up the tone on FR, amongst the "REAL" conservatives (i.e. those who can't define conservatism, and can't tell you how a republic is supposed to operate, except that they know they don't like the way this one works, and who believe that what's good for Pastor Bob is good enough for them!), and the "Conservative" think tanks/organizations ever since Nov 7, 2006.

I will admit there are some on FR who go overboard occasionally, and others who are more radical than I am.  But, that is not representative of the whole nor the Republican party, nor the conservatives across the country.  

 

50 posted on 11/30/2006 5:32:20 PM PST by Morgan in Denver
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To: Wombat101

Sorry, I misread portions of your comments. Good reason I should not post in the evenings.


60 posted on 11/30/2006 5:54:12 PM PST by Morgan in Denver
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