So yes, the liberal treasonous media has been very triumphant in the last 2 years, they mastered the tactics of dividing conservatives among themselves and rallying some against President Bush and the Republican party, this "some" were stupid enough to stay home in the last elections and caused the Republicans to lose Congress.
The MSM was just picking at a sore that the GOP inflicted on itself. If they hadn't become bloated, big-government, pro-entitlement, corrupt, pro-illegal immigration Democrat-lites, the media would have had no sore to pick at. Throw in a little Foley scandal to make them look like class-A hypocrites and phonies and you've got the makings of an electoral loss. Frankly, we're lucky it wasn't a lot worse.
Lesson: Don't blame the base for the party leaderships' shortcomings. If you don't give people a reason to vote FOR you, but have nothing to offer but "fear itself" that the Democrats will be worse, you're going to lose.
The sooner the bigs at the top of the Stupid Party realize this, the better off we'll all be.
posted on 01/19/2007 7:40:28 AM PST
( Rudy McRomney as the GOP nominee = President Hillary. Why else do you think the media loves them?)
Here you go. You call the Republican Party the stupid party when in reality they have won 5 of the last 7 presidential elections and won congress for 12 years since 1994.
posted on 01/19/2007 7:42:28 AM PST
(Support The Commander in Chief in Times of War)
You make some valid points. However, instead of dwelling on the short comings of the Republican party you should also remember some of the positive things it has accomplished.
(1)They are the only party doing anything to support the troops and the war on terrorism.
(2)They are the party that has been instrumental in appointing and seating hundreds of conservative judges, including four fine justices to the appellate court and two excellent judges to the Supreme Court. This alone will mitigate many future disasters produced by a socialist/liberal Democratic Party agenda.
(3)They have lowered our taxes.
(4)They have implemented tort reform. Etc.
Now, we have a Democratic Party that has assumed control of the legislative branch and what can we expect:
(1)Huge tax increases on the energy sector, personal wealth and businesses in general.
(2)The introduction of the fairness doctrine that will attempt to restrict our freedom of speech and make forums like this one obsolete.
(3)More socialized medicine.
(4)More campaign finance laws.
(5)Retreat on the War on Terror.
(6)Repeal of tort reform and an explosion of lawsuits against businesses and individuals.
(7)Unending abuse of the subpoena power of House and Senate investigating committees on the executive branch.
These are real concerns and Nancy Pelosie and Harry Reid have already revealed their intentions. These are not idle threats. Republicans were right to be concerned about these possibilities. Republicans were not using phony scare tactics to encourage conservatives to vote Republican. They were telling the truth. And the truth is very ugly right now.
Lesson: Don't blame the base for the party leaderships' shortcomings.
Maybe not - but we can certainly blame the "base" for sitting out the 2006 election and allowing the dems to seize control of Congress and putting Nazi Lugosi 2nd in line for the White House.
posted on 01/19/2007 8:53:33 AM PST
(I think I'll retire to Bedlam.)
There was NEVER any reason to turn on the President and the GOP. National survival dictates supporting them.
Suicidally minded nitwits are not political geniuses.
Continuation of the Iraq war to victory is all the reason any right-minded patriot needed to vote GOP. Those who do not understand this can never help conservativism and never will.
And the "base" did not turn on the party but the unrelenting criticism AMPLIFIED by the Treason Media turned off the moderates and Independents. We do not live in an era where criticism of the Party or its leadership can be left at that because the Treason Media will not allow it. Rather it is then used to cut the throats of Republicans.
I don't see how Republicans EVER get elected ANYWHERE given the Treason Media control of the public mind including conservatives. Foley is a perfect example of a NOTHING being created and turned into something huge. Nothing wrong was done (except by the RATS), no crimes were broken, no promises unfulfilled. It was a total nothing in fact but exploded into a huge story by the hammering of the Treason Media.
Meanwhile HUGE stories which would help the GOP and President are suppressed, distorted into their opposite or ignored through minimal coveraga.
posted on 01/19/2007 9:47:26 AM PST
(If you believe ANYTHING in the Treason Media you are a fool.)
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