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To Be A Republican

Posted on 10/28/2007 9:21:34 PM PDT by PaulZe

I received this in an email from a liberal friend

To be a Republican you need to believe:

1. Jesus loves you, and shares your hatred of homosexuals and Hillary Clinton.

2. Saddam was a good guy when Reagan armed him, a bad guy when Bush's Daddy made war on him, a good guy when Cheney did business with him, and a bad guy when Bush needed a 'we can't find Bin Laden' diversion.

3. Trade with Cuba is wrong because the country is Communist, but trade with China and Viet Nam is vital to a spirit of international harmony.

4. The United States should get out of the United Nations, and our highest national priority is enforcing U.N. resolutions against Iraq.

5. A woman can't be trusted with decisions about her own body, but multinational drug corporations can make decisions affecting all mankind without regulation.

6. The best way to improve military morale is to praise the troops in speeches, while slashing veterans' benefits and combat pay.

7. If condoms are kept out of schools, adolescents won't have sex.

8. A good way to fight terrorism is to belittle our longtime allies, then demand their cooperation and money.

9. Providing health care to all Iraqis is sound policy, but providing health care to all Americans is socialism. HMO's and insurance companies have the best interests of the public at heart.

10. Global warming and tobacco's link to cancer are junk science, but creationism should be taught in schools.

11. A president lying about an extramarital affair is an impeachable offense, but a president lying to enlist support for a war in which thousands die is solid defense policy.

12. Government should limit itself to the powers named in the Constitution, which include banning gay marriages and censoring the Internet.

13. The public has a right to know about Hillary's cattle trades, but George Bush's driving record is none of our business.

14. Being a drug addict is a moral failing and a crime, unless you're a conservative radio host. Then it's an illness and you need our prayers for your recovery.

15. Supporting 'Executive Privilege' for every Republican ever born, who will be born or who might be born (in perpetuity.)

16. What Bill Clinton did in the 1960's is of vital national interest, but what Bush did in the '80's is irrelevant.

17. Supporting hunters who shoot their friends and blame them for wearing orange vests similar to those worn by the quail.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democrat; republican
Any Suggestions on how to respond. Perhaps we can start a list "To be a Democrat you have to believe" What should be in the list? Number one would be " You have to believe man made global warming is real but the attack on the twin towers was not real but an inside job.
1 posted on 10/28/2007 9:21:36 PM PDT by PaulZe
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To: PaulZe

The willing suspension of disbelief.


2 posted on 10/28/2007 9:25:50 PM PDT by wastedyears (A cosmic castaway)
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To: PaulZe

The problem appears to be with having a liberal friend.


3 posted on 10/28/2007 9:26:27 PM PDT by NRA1776
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To: PaulZe

How about talking about how liberals are pushing gay marriage? They are all in favor of gay marriage, but the liberal feminists believe that marriage is a patriarchal institution which keeps women in their place. So in other words, they think women shouldn’t be married, but that of course all gays should get married.


4 posted on 10/28/2007 9:26:28 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: PaulZe

To be a Democrat...you have to believe:

Drug addiction is a disease that should be treated with compassion and understanding...unless the addict is a Conservative talk show host.

The United States should be subservient to the United Nations. Our highest authority is not God and the U.S. Constitution, but a collective of tinpot dictators (and their appeasers) and the U.N. charter.

Government should relax drug laws regardless of the potential for abuse, but should pass new and unConstitutional anti-gun laws because of the potential for abuse.

Calls for increased security after a terrorist attack are “political opportunism,” but calls for more gun control after a criminal’s spree killing is “a logical solution.”

“It Takes a Village” means everything you want it to mean...except creeping socialist government involvement in the nuclear family.

Disarming innocent, law-abiding citizens helps protect them from evil, lawless terrorists and other thugs.

Slowly killing an unborn innocent by tearing it apart limb from limb is good. Slowly killing an innocent disabled woman by starving her to death is good. Quickly killing terrorists, convicted murderers and rapists is BAD.

Every religion should be respected and promoted in public schools the name of diversity, so long as that religion isn’t Christianity.

The best way to support our troops is to criticize their every move. This will let them know they’re thought of often.

Sexual harassment, groping and drug use are degenerate if you’re the governor of California, but it’s okay if you’re the President of the United States.

Sex education should be required so that teens can make informed choices about sex, but gun education should be banned because it will turn those same teens into maniacal mass-murderers.

Minorities are blameless for the hatred of the racist; women are blameless for the hatred of the rapist; but America is entirely at fault for the hatred of Islamofascists.

Poverty is the cause of all terrorism...which is why the leaders of al Qaeda are typically U.S.-educated and were raised in wealth and luxury.

The Patriot Act is a horrific compromise of Constitutional rights, but anti-Second Amendment laws and Franklin Roosevelt’s Presidential Order 9066 must be regarded “reasonable precautions.”

We should unquestioningly honor the wishes of our age-old allies, even when said allies no longer act like our allies and have vested economic interests in propping up our enemies.

Socialized medicine is the ideal. Nevermind all those people who spend every dime they have to get to the United States so they can get quality medical care...that their nation’s socialized medical community can’t provide.

Michael Moore, Noam Chomsky and Natalie Maines are perfectly qualified to criticize our leadership, but Arnold Schwarzenegger, Charlton Heston, and Dennis Miller are just ignorant political hacks.

John Lott’s research on how gun ownership reduces crime is junk science, but Michael Bellesiles is still an authority on why gun control is good (even though he was forced to resign from Emory due to research misconduct over his book “Arming America”).

Bush’s toppling the Saddam regime was a “diversion,” but Clinton’s lobbing a couple of cruise missiles at Iraq in the thick of the Lewinsky sex scandal was “sending a message.”

A president who lies under oath is okay, but a president who references sixteen words from an allies’ intelligence report should be dragged through the streets naked.

Government should limit itself to the powers named in the Constitution, which include banning Second Amendment rights and shopping the courts for judges sympathetic to causes that wouldn’t pass in any legislature.

“The People” in the First Amendment means The People; “the People” in the Fourth Amendment means The People; “the People” in the Ninth Amendment means The People; “the People” in the Tenth Amendment means The People; but “the People” in the Second Amendment (ratified in 1791) means the National Guard (created by an Act of Congress in 1903).

You support a woman’s “right to choose” to kill her unborn child, but don’t believe that same woman is competent enough to homeschool the children she bears.

Proven draft-dodging is irrelevant, but baseless claims of AWOL status is crucial to national security.

Threatening to boycott Dr. Laura’s and Rush Limbaugh’s advertisers is exercising Freedom of Speech, but threatening to boycott CBS’s “The Reagans” and Liberal actors over their asinine anti-American remarks is censorship and McCarthyist blacklisting.


5 posted on 10/28/2007 9:28:38 PM PDT by RockinRight (The Council on Illuminated Foreign Masons told me to watch you from my black helicopter.)
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To: RockinRight

Darn ... you were ready for the question apparently. ;)


6 posted on 10/28/2007 9:29:59 PM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde
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To: RockinRight

Well written


7 posted on 10/28/2007 9:30:38 PM PDT by wastedyears (A cosmic castaway)
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To: wastedyears

Thanks! But it was from google. Google is your friend.

;-)


8 posted on 10/28/2007 9:31:50 PM PDT by RockinRight (The Council on Illuminated Foreign Masons told me to watch you from my black helicopter.)
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To: PaulZe

To be a Democrat, you have to believe

Executing a serial killer is wrong, but killing an innocent baby is okay

America is a terrible place because so many people are desperate to get in, but Communist Cuba is a wonderful place because so many people are desperate to get out

Racism is wrong, except when it’s affirmative action, then it’s okay

Spraying a rapist with pepper spray will stop him every time, but shooting him with a .357 will just make him mad

Hitler was a great guy until he attacked Uncle Joe Stalin

“I did not have sexual relations with that woman”

O.J. Simpson & the “real killer”


9 posted on 10/28/2007 9:31:57 PM PDT by JillValentine (Being a feminist is all about being a victim. Being an armed woman is all about not being a victim.)
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To: PaulZe
Here is something I wrote a while ago in reply to such a thing called I am a reasonable Liberal.

I am a reasonable Liberal

America is a great place... but we need to be more like Europe.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I love America... except for its history, its culture, its societal structure, and its politics.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I hate politicians that lie... unless they have a last name of Clinton... or Kerry... or, well, any Democrat’s last name.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I think everyone should have their say... unless they say it in school, government, or in public.

I am a reasonable Liberal

Your belief in religion is just fine... unless it's seen in school, government or in public.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I am for free expression, though... except for the conservatives on talk radio or FOX News. THEN I want a law that limits their speech.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I think entertainers should be allowed to do or say anything they want... unless it is that TV show "24"... That thing is dangerous.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I am for fairness for all... and, if you have a job, you should pay to make things "fair" for people who won’t get one.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I am also for making sure minorities get a good job...even if I have to make sure whites don't.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I am against guns... unless it means taking them away from my bodyguard.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I am for showing mercy to killers, but also for killing babies in the womb.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I am against big oil... need a lift? I have an SUV and a private jet.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I am for wind farms and alternative energy... unless the means to it blocks the view from my beachfront home.

I am a reasonable Liberal

I love my fellow Americans... except for the religious ones, the southern ones, the conservative ones, the law abiding ones, the traditional ones, the old ones, the Midwestern ones, the white ones, the gun-owning ones, the flag loving ones, the ones with children that they are actually raising themselves, the ones who work for a living, the ones who don't want to be in a union, the truck driving ones, and the female ones that stay at home.

I am a reasonable Liberal

And most of all I am for love. And if you don't like it I will get a bunch of my friends that don't have jobs, surround your house, throw rocks through your windows, spit on your military sons, burn your cars, and then sue you if you try to fight back.

And it's all because I am a reasonable Liberal.

10 posted on 10/28/2007 9:32:18 PM PDT by Mobile Vulgus
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To: TigersEye

You have to read this TE


11 posted on 10/28/2007 9:37:23 PM PDT by pandoraou812 ( Its NOT for the good of the children! Its BS along with bending over for Muslim's demands)
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To: RockinRight

That’s excellent!
I’d like to add that I would rather go on a hunting trip with Dick Cheney than on a car ride with Ted Kennedy.


12 posted on 10/28/2007 9:41:14 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby (I was born with nothing. So far I have most of it left.)
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To: PaulZe
Firstly, it's all about the prism through which we view things. It's understandable how they see things, given the effects of Leftist tunnel vision. Furthermore, the difference between Left and Right is not just policy- it's ideology.

Secondly, even if I agreed with many of those points - though not with the conclusions - what does it say that I am still a republican? What does it say that I wouldn't be a liberal, even if it meant conceding or somewhat compromising with most of the items in that list?

They would assume some stubbornness or conditioning at work, or plain stupidity. But an honest liberal would know that they are the very reason conservatives exist.

Tell your friend to look in the mirror. Perhaps they may see clearly the foolish, living spectacle that divides us.

13 posted on 10/28/2007 9:46:36 PM PDT by SteveMcKing
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To: PaulZe

Tell your friend to not hurt himself (or herself) patting themselves on the back.


14 posted on 10/28/2007 9:47:29 PM PDT by kb2614 (Hell hath no fury than a bureaucrat scorned)
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To: PaulZe

I’m a little pumped from the Red Sox win, so I need to shoot some fish in a barrel.

To be a Republican you need to believe:

1. Jesus loves you, and shares your hatred of homosexuals and Hillary Clinton.

Actually, there are Jewish Republicans, Muslim Republicans, and atheist Republicans. Few Republicans hate homosexuals—look at how Freepers feel about Fred Phelps. Most Republicans do have problems with gay marriage, based on our respect for the wisdom of tradition. And we oppose Hillary Clinton because of the convincing evidence she would try to govern as a socialist.

2. Saddam was a good guy when Reagan armed him, a bad guy when Bush’s Daddy made war on him, a good guy when Cheney did business with him, and a bad guy when Bush needed a ‘we can’t find Bin Laden’ diversion.

Reagan never liked Hussein, but ultimately, helped him a little so Iran wouldn’t dominate the region. Liberals should read the real history on this point.

3. Trade with Cuba is wrong because the country is Communist, but trade with China and Viet Nam is vital to a spirit of international harmony.

Republicans are all over the place on trade views in all three cases.

4. The United States should get out of the United Nations, and our highest national priority is enforcing U.N. resolutions against Iraq.

Our policy in Iraq has to do with beating Al Qaeda. Few Republicans give a hoot about enforcing U.N. resolutions.

5. A woman can’t be trusted with decisions about her own body, but multinational drug corporations can make decisions affecting all mankind without regulation.

The “can’t be trusted” slogan is pretty silly. It’s like saying that if we ban reckless driving, then we are saying that people can’t be trusted with a car. Also, drug companies are heavily regulated.

6. The best way to improve military morale is to praise the troops in speeches, while slashing veterans’ benefits and combat pay.

Veterans’ benefits and combat pay have not been slashed.

7. If condoms are kept out of schools, adolescents won’t have sex.

Data suggests they will have sex left if we promote the norm of abstinence.

8. A good way to fight terrorism is to belittle our longtime allies, then demand their cooperation and money.

Since that’s not what we’ve been doing, this one is just stupid.

9. Providing health care to all Iraqis is sound policy, but providing health care to all Americans is socialism. HMO’s and insurance companies have the best interests of the public at heart.

It’s called “the invisible hand.” And since when do we provide health care to all Iraqis?

10. Global warming and tobacco’s link to cancer are junk science, but creationism should be taught in schools.

Most Republicans don’t think creationism should be taught in schools. And the debate on global warming and tobacco is over the details.

11. A president lying about an extramarital affair is an impeachable offense, but a president lying to enlist support for a war in which thousands die is solid defense policy.

The evidence indicates Bush didn’t lie.

12. Government should limit itself to the powers named in the Constitution, which include banning gay marriages and censoring the Internet.

The idea is to pass an amendment to ban gay marriage. One of the things you can do to the Constitution is to amend it.

13. The public has a right to know about Hillary’s cattle trades, but George Bush’s driving record is none of our business.

Most Republicans would say both are relevant, but would not weight the two the same way.

14. Being a drug addict is a moral failing and a crime, unless you’re a conservative radio host. Then it’s an illness and you need our prayers for your recovery.

Republican views on druge enforcement are all over the place. Anyway, Republicans have generally been very kind to those struggling with addiction, including Democrats such as Patrick Kennedy.

15. Supporting ‘Executive Privilege’ for every Republican ever born, who will be born or who might be born (in perpetuity.)

No Republican supports this.

16. What Bill Clinton did in the 1960’s is of vital national interest, but what Bush did in the ‘80’s is irrelevant.

Any reasonable person would say both are relevant when considering someone’s fitness for the presidency.

17. Supporting hunters who shoot their friends and blame them for wearing orange vests similar to those worn by the quail.

Too stupid to respond.

Okay, bedtime. I enjoyed the fish shooting.


15 posted on 10/28/2007 9:54:17 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: PaulZe

>> Any Suggestions on how to respond.

Don’t.


16 posted on 10/28/2007 9:55:23 PM PDT by Gene Eric
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To: PaulZe

To be a Republican you need to believe:

1. Jesus loves EVERYONE, even those who deny Him. Hate the sin, love the sinner. Some seek to celebrate their sins.

2. Stalin was a good guy when we teamed with him to defeat Adolph Hitler but ultimately a bad man who killed millions more than Hitler did. It took Communists like Pete Seger 40 years to admit the horrors of Stalinism.

3. Trade with Cuba is wrong because the country is a dictatorship.

4. The United States should get out of the United Nations; their sex abuse scandals far out weigh those publicized about the Catholic Church. The 3 major nations (Germany, France, and Russia) that opposed resuming our war with Iraq were receiving bribes from Saddam. The UN resolutions meant nothing to Saddam but we were “wrong” to go into Iraq because it is a “sovereign nation”. America’s soverignty means nothing to the Left.

5. The woman’s body ENDS at the umbilical cord. What is at the other end is another life. Child abuse sucks.

6. Clinton spent the peace dividend and savaged our military strength. If the national guard are overworked, perhaps we should increase the military budget.

7. Condoms in schools was not about ending teen pregnancy or ending STDs. It was about advancing the Sex Positive “just say yes” agenda. It forever shifted the debate from IF kids should be having sex to WHEN...

8. A good way to prolong the war is to provide continued aid and comfort to the enemy with deceitful propaganda from phony soldiers confessing to phony war crimes in regions committed under service that never served. The enemy uses such rants to recruit new jihadists and to justify their own Islamonazi horrors.

9. I keep waiting for the reparations to be paid out after the War on Poverty is finally won.

10. Few make the case that creationism should be taught as SCIENCE but even fewer are willing to teach that evolution is a theory and not established fact.

11. Lying under oath in a court of law is perjury. Selective redacted quotes is cheese and whine. What part of I DID NOT HAVE SEX WITH THAT WOMAN was unclear or vague?

12. Constitutional amendments are by their very nature CONSTITUTIONAL.

13. Remember how you heard that Al Gore Junior won the popular vote in 2000? His certified margin of victory was 0.51% more of the vote. The October Surprise release of the “breaking news” of GW Bush’s decades old DWI arrest clearly cost him soem votes. Was it enough to sway the election? No. But Pope Al Gore hoped it would.

14. Many people are addicted to prescription and black market drugs. Some like JFK had their finger on the nuclear button while they were incapacitated. Feel safer now? When was the last time a radio host held that sort of power?

15. I have no idea what this even means.

16. Was GW AWOL in the 1980s? Did he enlist and then write a letter telling how he loathed the military? Oh wait, GW Bush invested in the R-rated Disney films of the 1980s. Yes, they are the same.

17. Must be hard to live down the murder committed by Teddy Kennedy and the KKK recruiter Senator Robert Byrd.


17 posted on 10/28/2007 9:59:37 PM PDT by weegee (NO THIRD TERM. America does not need another unconstitutional Clinton co-presidency.)
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To: Our man in washington

Thanks for your input..and a grudging congrats on the red sox winning ...from a die hard Yankee fan.


18 posted on 10/28/2007 10:03:38 PM PDT by PaulZe
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To: PaulZe
To be a Republican you need to believe:

That slavery is wrong, and if we must go to war to end it, so be it.

If Democrats start a Ku Klux Klan and pass Jim Crow laws. we’ll put a stop to that nonsense too.

19 posted on 10/28/2007 10:05:57 PM PDT by Ratblaster (HILLARY 08 Bring Back the Crooked Hillbillies)
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To: PaulZe
You sure this guy/chick is your friend? My liberal friends don't try to change my beliefs or send me spam. They're more Zell Miller Democrats than John Kerry Democrats anyway.
20 posted on 10/28/2007 10:09:31 PM PDT by JillValentine (Being a feminist is all about being a victim. Being an armed woman is all about not being a victim.)
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To: PaulZe

Seventeen of the best reasons yet for capitulating to Islamic terrorism, expanding the welfare state, supporting baby murder, and running a health care system into the ground. Better to be consistently wrong than inconsistently right.


21 posted on 10/28/2007 10:10:04 PM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: PaulZe
Saddam was a good guy when Reagan armed him, a bad guy when Bush's Daddy made war on him, a good guy when Cheney did business with him, and a bad guy when Bush needed a 'we can't find Bin Laden' diversion.

Let's see, my opinion of the above is this:

Reagan USED Saddam when needed, not because Saddam was a good guy. We used the putz until we did not need him anymore. And why not? He was a two bit, ruthless dictator.

The left can say whatever they like. The truth is we used Saddam when it was in our interest, then we hung him for being a murdering rapist, a tyrant, a dictator, an absolute ruthless person who killed hundreds of thousands during his 'rule''.

22 posted on 10/28/2007 10:11:27 PM PDT by technomage (The true Conservative politician will beat a Demotraitor every time.)
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To: PaulZe

Thanks!

(I am happy, but I must admit one thing: you guys still have way, way, way, more World Series championships.)


23 posted on 10/28/2007 10:11:48 PM PDT by Our man in washington
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To: PaulZe

You have been given great responses here, but here is what I do when my lib friends send me stuff like this - delete it, and go on with my life. Maybe this ‘friend’ is someone who can be reasoned with. My friends are not.


24 posted on 10/28/2007 10:16:12 PM PDT by Theresawithanh (FRED!)
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To: PaulZe

Here’s how I would respond:

To be a Democrat you need to believe:

1. There is no God and Richard Dawkins shares your hatred of things religious.

2. The Taliban was a good group when they brought ‘peace’ to Afghanistan, bad when they wouldn’t give up bin Laden, and good when they became a way for anti-war people to seem moderate, and bad when they got their asses handed to them by that accursed US military.

3. Human rights violations in Gitmo are bad, because no one should be made to feel discomforted, but Mao, Castro and Che are all OK because they were freedom fighters!

4. The United States should subsidize the United Nations so that wealth redistribution can occur when people from African nations can break embargoes and profit handsomely. But we should refrain from actually doing anything on the world stage.

5. If it looks like a baby, has a heartbeat like a baby, and squirms like a baby, it ain’t a baby unless mommy chooses for it to be. But it’s important that people not be able to choose things that could hurt themselves, like guns.

6. The best way to support our military is to say “we support you, but not your mission”, because they need moral support, because, as John Kerry said, they “r stuk in Irak.”

7. If we give out condoms and birth control in schools, tacitly oking teenage sex, we’ll have less STDs and pregnancies, because we know teenagers are a very responsible demographic.

8. A good way to fight terrorism is to demand a truly blind eye so that grandma from Boise is searched sometimes instead of young Muhammad from Medina.

9. Giving the government control of the healthcare system is a great idea, because the government never screws things up and is very good with money, and bureaucrats have the public’s best interest at heart.

10. It’s important to be accepting and open minded. Unless it involves Christians.

11. Lying under oath is not as bad as repeating a lie that was told to you. It’s also not as bad to have sex with congressional pages (Mr. Frank) as it is to send them lurid emails.

12. It’s OK for the government to take whatever powers are necessary, as long as it’s for a good reason or can be construed as necessary for “protecting our children”.

13. Money from corporations impacted by legislation is evil, but thousands of dollars from dishwashers in Chinatown is ok.

14. Freedom of speech is important and should be unabridged; unless you’re Rush Limbaugh, in which case you need to be censored for the public good.

15. If a Clinton fails to kill bin Laden, it’s ancient history; if a Bush fails to kill a bin Laden, it’s incompetence.

16. It’s ok to have had a wild youth and then changed and settled down; as long as it isn’t because you’re Protestant.

17. Witnesses disappear all the time!


25 posted on 10/28/2007 10:29:10 PM PDT by jack_napier (Bob? Gun.)
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To: PaulZe
I enjoyed writing that little one for one list! By the way, you should tack on, or even only respond with: "People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones", or perhaps "Some people think their poop doesn't stink.". One thing many people just seem to be *utterly* blind to is that the 'other side' never thinks of themselves as callous, unjust, or controlling.

I also agree with the statement earlier about the difference of perspectives. Alot of my belief on the subject comes from the perspective that the government usually screws things up.
26 posted on 10/28/2007 10:38:01 PM PDT by jack_napier (Bob? Gun.)
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To: pandoraou812

bookmarked


27 posted on 10/28/2007 10:41:55 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: PaulZe

I don’t have liberal friends. The time is fast approaching when they will turn you in for something. It’s pretty obvious from that e-mail that they will have no problem making something up.


28 posted on 10/28/2007 10:45:09 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: PaulZe

To be a Democrat you have to pass caustic little lists demagoging Republicans to your other ignorant, close-minded, self-righteous, comrades who will use it to perpetuate narcissistic notions of your collective moral and intellectual superiority while avoiding reasonable debate or dissenting viewpoints.


29 posted on 10/28/2007 10:56:58 PM PDT by americanophile
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To: Baynative

PING!


30 posted on 10/28/2007 11:05:18 PM PDT by JDoutrider
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To: RockinRight

You are GOOD!


31 posted on 10/28/2007 11:12:39 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Our man in washington
I know you are sleeping, but

5. A woman can’t be trusted with decisions about her own body, but multinational drug corporations can make decisions affecting all mankind without regulation.

The “can’t be trusted” slogan is pretty silly. It’s like saying that if we ban reckless driving, then we are saying that people can’t be trusted with a car. Also, drug companies are heavily regulated.

You missed a point on this one. We believe women can be trusted with their OWN bodies but that unborn children have bodies and souls also. And abortion would be killing those little ones. We believe that the Constitution includes all Americans - that the right to life applies even to the unborn.

32 posted on 10/28/2007 11:17:23 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: PaulZe
What I would add to the list is this: that Bush stole the 2000 election.

First, a liberal leaning Supreme Court ruled Bush to have won.

Second, it was Dan Rather that got us into that whole mess by calling Florida early when the election was too close to call. The libs feared they were in trouble so they tried to keep Republicans home and then used the ensuing chaos to cast doubt amid screams of Republican election fraud. Dan Rather, by the way, was the guy who lost his job because he lied about Bush’s National Guard record.

They say the media isn’t biased. I agree. It goes beyond bias. It is collusion, a collusion that keeps Americans paranoid about the drivers of our economy and the people that protect us, all for the sake of power.

A Democrat has become synonymous with someone able to lie well and get away with it. Lies are very effective in confusing and angering the populace. And if they’re caught in a lie then you just don’t admit to it and you wait a long time before you speak again. There’s always another liberal stooge that can take up the banner to smear those who love their country.

Some Democrats are naive idealists wanting a better world. But they are pawns. They allow themselves to be manipulated and I have no pity for them anymore.

33 posted on 10/28/2007 11:30:17 PM PDT by TheThinker (Bigots come in all shapes and colors.)
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To: PaulZe

In these three items is all the ammo you’ll need. But be aware of exactly what you’re up against:

“...A year before this next election in the U.S., the common space required for civil debate and civilized disagreement has shrivelled to a very thin sliver of ground. Politics requires a minimum of shared assumptions. To compete you have to be playing the same game: you can’t thwack the ball back and forth if one of you thinks he’s playing baseball and the other fellow thinks he’s playing badminton. Likewise, if you want to discuss the best way forward in the war on terror, you can’t do that if the guy you’re talking to doesn’t believe there is a war on terror, only a racket cooked up by the Bushitler and the rest of the Halliburton stooges as a pretext to tear up the constitution. Americans do not agree on the basic meaning of the last seven years...” ~ Mark Steyn (See 3rd item below)

The second American civil war: what it’s about
townhall.com | 10/14/03 | Dennis Prager
Posted on 10/14/2003 12:41:44 AM EDT by kattracks
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1000671/posts

The second American civil war: What it’s about: Part II
townhall.com ^ | 10/21/03 | Dennis Prager
Posted on 10/21/2003 12:31:19 AM EDT by kattracks
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1004834/posts

The ‘cold civil war’ in the U.S.: The common space required for civil debate...
MacLean’s, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ^ | 22 October 2007 | Mark Steyn
Posted on 10/22/2007 9:40:16 PM EDT by dufekin
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1914895/posts


34 posted on 10/28/2007 11:55:50 PM PDT by Matchett-PI ("The Clintoons think they have us surrounded again. The poor bastards." ~ General Abrams paraphrased)
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To: americanophile
BINGO. Ding ding ding ding ding! We have a winner! Swung on and belted deep to center field and that ball will fly awayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy!
35 posted on 10/29/2007 3:53:50 AM PDT by 60Gunner (ER Nursing: running with scissors and playing with sharp objects- ain't America great?.)
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To: PaulZe
****1. Jesus loves you, and shares your hatred of homosexuals and Hillary Clinton.****

Another perfect example of how for liberals its all about them.

Ask the libs if they love Jesus so much how they're love for Jesus has effected their love for Bush.

36 posted on 10/29/2007 3:55:40 AM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule (Revenge begins on December 22nd!!!!!)
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To: PaulZe

Most of these are trying to do some double moral equivalance. It’s just beyond stupid. As long as we have liberals we will always need mental health facilities.


37 posted on 10/29/2007 3:58:42 AM PDT by fkabuckeyesrule (Revenge begins on December 22nd!!!!!)
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To: weegee; PaulZe

Best response of the lot (so far), and the first one I would recommend returning to the lie-beral “friend”.


38 posted on 10/29/2007 4:08:41 AM PDT by ExGeeEye (I've been waiting since 11/04/79 to do something about Iran.)
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To: ExGeeEye
If you want to know what is wrong with the list, it is the premise that they have correctly stated the conservative position or belief. Merely giving them back the opposite is useless because they won't listen.

They also won't listen to your refutation of the premise, so maybe not talking to them is still the best answer.

39 posted on 10/29/2007 4:51:36 AM PDT by cb
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To: PaulZe

To be a democrat isx to believe the worst about America but never quite have the courage to leave. Why would anyone who thinks America is such an awful place want to a stay here? They speal English is part of Canada. Their money is worth more than ours so they MUST have a better way of life. They have free health care. Sure there are lots of reasons to go. Air fare is cheap enough.


40 posted on 10/29/2007 5:28:46 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatives live in the truth. Liberals live in lies.)
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To: NRA1776; PaulZe
The problem appears to be with having a liberal friend.

Agreed. I recently pitched a very close friend after being reunited from a 18 year break.

He had become a rabidly liberal, journalist/english professor and every conversation was his attempt to tear down everything I believed in.

Our attempts to "agree to disagree" failed. He couldn't keep his mouth shut.

He was dead-weight and I jettisoned him from my life.

41 posted on 10/29/2007 6:45:09 AM PDT by Bear_Slayer (When liberty is outlawed only outlaws will have liberty.)
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To: JillValentine
Spraying a rapist with pepper spray will stop him every time, but shooting him with a .357 will just make him mad

I have actually seen this liberal logic.

At the Fish, Wildlife, and Parks office I got some literature on Grizzly bears. Towards the front of the pamphlet it sends not to use guns against bears, "you will just make them mad." Towards the back, it encourages the reader, "If the bear does attack, strike it sharply on the snout to drive it away."

Shooting it will make it mad. Striking it will drive it away. Idiots!

43 posted on 10/29/2007 6:55:57 AM PDT by Bear_Slayer (When liberty is outlawed only outlaws will have liberty.)
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