Skip to comments.The GOP has left me.
Posted on 06/01/2007 5:22:56 PM PDT by Natural Law
I am really getting sick of the "Whiny Bitch" wing of the GOP blaming its conservative base for losing control of both houses and now undermining the party further by not continuing to fund or vote for a more slow descent into socialism. This shows a complete lack of integrity on their part.
I for one refuse to vote for a Democrat, even when they call themselves a Republican, no especially when they call themselves a Republican. In fact, I would vote for a Democrat before I would a RINO because they at least have the integrity to admit to what they are. I for damned sure refuse to give them any campaign contributions when they have demonstrated that they can't manage the tax dollars they collect in the trillions.
Ronald Reagan, who began as a Democrat, once said he didn't leave the Democrat party, it left him. Me withholding my votes and financial support for the Republican Party isn't because I have changed political philosophy or party affiliation. I am withholding my votes and supports because the Republican Party has morphed into the Democrat Party.
The Whiny Bitch wing will say that there is no alternative and that not voting means that the Democrat Party (the old one that has now morphed into the Socialist Party) will prevail. The Democrat Party, or at least its principles, is prevailing anyway. One only need look at the actual status of Secure borders, immigration reform, government spending, balance of trade, energy self-sufficiency, whacko environmentalism, and voter fraud to see this.
If the GOP doesn't right itself will fade to irrelevance and will be replaced by a conservative party. When either of these two options happen I will again break out the check book and resume voting. Until then I will refrain.
Very well put.
Take one of these and call me in the morning.
A hardcore conservative new party would do about as well as a hardcore liberal new party. Most people aren’t that extreme. The sooner some folks can absorb that, the better.
The GOP has left a lot of people and nominating Rudolph will be the final exodus.
It’s time for the Free Republic Party.
Sure, I agree that's true.
But that doesn't mean we have to unilaterally surrender to Mexico and allow 30 million more Mexicans into the USA, either.
Most people aren't that extreme, either. But Bush, Kennedy and the rest of 'bipartisan coalition for comprehensive immigration reform are', either.
I have been saying this for about 8 months now. I hate saying it. It pains me. However, if it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, talks like a duck, then its a duck.
I second that!
Pretending that the nation is more conservative (or more liberal) than it really is strikes me as a primary error political addicts, one issue fetishists, and related goofballs make.
Bye, I hope you enjoy the next eight years of Hillary.
I agree with you, but the two thoughts don't have much to do with each other.
I agree and say, "Well said."
But I'm curious, where do you think this "replacement" 'conservative party' will come from, and get in power how?
As I look around the landscape, there are not many hopefuls to pin the badge on.
If I had my way, I'd wipe the slate clean - on both sides - and say we start over, from the very top to the very bottom.
Conservatism isn't "hard-core" like you think it is. Everyone believes in low taxes, limited government, traditional values, strong defense. These are the tried-and-true beliefs that have sustained our nation since it's birth.
Republicans have completely abandoned these beliefs in exchange for ridiculously co-opting socialist beliefs. If the GOP supports and helps passes Bush's AMNESTY plan, I'm done with them. I'll only support individual conservative candidates. I have already told the RNC to remove my name from their mailing list.
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