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Damn the RINO complaints, FR continues fighting the good fight! [FReepathon thread XVII]
Click here to help bring this FReepathon to a successful conclusion ^ | May 13, 2009 | Jim Robinson

Posted on 05/13/2009 9:59:54 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

Received yet another complaint from a prior donor:

"The thread about who is a troll tells lots. FR is not welcoming to newbies. But the younger generation of potential conservatives has to be heard. Conservatism is changing, and we need openness, even when it challenges.

My son as well as me was a previous supporter of FR, but he quit; “these guys are extremists, and they can not win elections via labeling. In 10 years the whole debate about stem cells will be as ridiculous as the “debate” about baby carriages.”

In 10 years most of us 1999 Freepers will be dead. If I posted this, I would be banned as a troll. So I am inactive and leave FR with regretss for what FR has become.

I move my support to Darwin Central and Liberty Post."

[name redacted]

Well, I just don't know what to tell you. FR will remain a pro Life and Liberty conservative site. It's true that government schools have brainwashed the last couple of generations of our youth into believing that abortion, homosexual marriage, universal health care, global warming, open borders, big government, big spending, high taxes, etc, are perfectly normal and healthy for our citizens and our "democratic" society, but I just cannot bring myself to go along with all that liberal mumbo jumbo.

One more time: FR is pro-Life, pro-Liberty, pro-constitution, pro-traditional values, pro-small government, pro-defense and pro-America.

We oppose RINOism, liberalism, feminism, homosexualism, socialism, Marxism, globalism, fascism, communism, pacifism, government enforced atheism, anarchism or any other form of tyranny.

We fight for LIFE and Liberty and our religious freedoms as well as all of our other God-given unalienable rights. What God has given, no man, no government can rightfully take away. Our individual rights are not negotiable! Thank you very much!

Sorry, but I'm simply not interested in running a website dedicated to electing RINOs or turning the GOP into democrat-lite. If that means our fundraisers take longer or our donations dry up, then we'll find some other way to fund our operations. But we traditional conservatives (extremists to you) will continue fighting the good fight!

I will agree with you on one thing though. Those who feel FR should be more tolerable to the liberal point of view or that conservatism is changing and we should adapt to be electable are probably on the wrong website. Conservatism does not change, weak-kneed RINOS do.


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1 posted on 05/13/2009 9:59:54 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson
But the younger generation of potential conservatives has to be heard. Conservatism is changing, and we need openness, even when it challenges.

I will not compromise my values for the sake of expedience nor to win elections. It's a sad day in America when people will compromise what they believe in just so they can say they won an election. Either we believe in what is good and right and moral, or we lower our standards to what we're told is "good for us" when it is not. Becoming the enemy is not an option, especially when that enemy lives among us as alleged fellow Americans.

2 posted on 05/13/2009 10:06:01 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Atta-Boy, Jim!

Glad to be a part of this gang.


3 posted on 05/13/2009 10:07:55 PM PDT by Diver Dave (Because He Lives, I Can Face Tomorrow)
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To: Jim Robinson

Potential Colin Powells eh?

We invest in them for 25 years and they stab us in the back eh?

No thanks

Let’s just stay an anchor for conservatism. Thanks


4 posted on 05/13/2009 10:12:49 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Jim Robinson

NUKE the RINOs !!!
http://www.nuketherinos.org/


5 posted on 05/13/2009 10:13:26 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Jim Robinson

The truth doesn’t change. “Conservatives” who want to kill babies and harvest their parts aren’t “hip” or “forward-thinking.” They are just stupid—and evil. I have six kids who would rip this little pecker’s arguments into pieces. The younger generation of conservatives is getting more addicted to the truth, not less.


6 posted on 05/13/2009 10:13:40 PM PDT by farmer18th (If you preach "too big to let fail," you're also preaching "too small to let succeed.")
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To: SoldierDad

Thank you, SoldierDad!! Compromise has only brought us grief.


7 posted on 05/13/2009 10:14:52 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Diver Dave

Thank you, Diver Dave!!


8 posted on 05/13/2009 10:15:14 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: mylife

Thank you, mylife!!


9 posted on 05/13/2009 10:16:10 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance

Nukem!!


10 posted on 05/13/2009 10:16:30 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: farmer18th

You got that right!!


11 posted on 05/13/2009 10:17:00 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

I am with you on RINOS, all of them.


12 posted on 05/13/2009 10:17:35 PM PDT by freeplancer
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To: Jim Robinson

Want to meet up at the John and Ken rally in Corona this Saturday?


13 posted on 05/13/2009 10:18:05 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Jim Robinson

They may call me a bigot, but I believe that character, values, and morals are important. I’m sick of the grief brought on by amoral living.


14 posted on 05/13/2009 10:18:09 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud Dad of a U.S. Army Infantry Soldier presently instructing at Ft. Benning.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Well said, Jim. A Conservative man don’t need him around anyhow.


15 posted on 05/13/2009 10:19:12 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: Jim Robinson
I know that it's wrong for a Christian Conservative to say this, but...HELL YES! To everything that you just said!

And as far as...”FR is not welcoming newbies”?

Well, I took the “JUMP RIGHT IN” advice on 2, Nov., 2008 and haven't looked back. If you don't think that you're welcome...”The guilty flee when no one pursues". If this site means anything to you, put your money where your mouth is. Markos33, PRO-AMERICAN

16 posted on 05/13/2009 10:19:25 PM PDT by Semper Mark (We're being held hostage in the wet dream of a 60's radical.)
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To: freeplancer

Thank you, freeplancer!!


17 posted on 05/13/2009 10:20:50 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson
I'm tired of people telling me I have to change...
I'm tired of people telling my Church they have to change...
I can't really afford it, but another small contribution is on the way Jim. Keep up the fight ... !
18 posted on 05/13/2009 10:21:17 PM PDT by Jay Howard Smith (Retired(25yrNCO)Military)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance

Sounds great, but don’t think I can make it.

Thanks

OFF with their heads!!


19 posted on 05/13/2009 10:22:06 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Robwin

Thank you, Robwin!!


20 posted on 05/13/2009 10:22:41 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Markos33

Thank you very much, Markos33!!


21 posted on 05/13/2009 10:23:19 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jay Howard Smith

Thank you very much, Jay Howard Smith!!


22 posted on 05/13/2009 10:25:15 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

As with many politicians who’ve been labeled RINO, I also don’t believe in gay marriage, gun grabbing or socialism. But it really seems lately on FR that the extremists have taken over. In a lot of places, I would be considered an “extremist right wing conservative.” On FR, I’m called a RINO and a troll. Even Cheney was trashed here when he mentioned that he liked Jeb Bush. Who’s left?


23 posted on 05/13/2009 10:25:38 PM PDT by Cinnamon Girl (G-d Bless President Bush. He kept us safe.)
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To: Jim Robinson
I'm in for the long haul. Killing babies and losing our liberties at the altar of liberalism, no matter what it's labeled...is NOT for me.
24 posted on 05/13/2009 10:25:58 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Life is but a big granola bar.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Bravo!


25 posted on 05/13/2009 10:26:51 PM PDT by Barnacle (God help us.)
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To: Jim Robinson; rabscuttle385; EternalVigilance; LS; Delacon; ForGod'sSake; TenthAmendmentChampion; ..

RE: the Tea Parties, here is what I wrote a friend recently...


“...if all it is, is about money and taxes, it doesn’t address the moral imperatives foundational to this Constitutional Republic ‘suitable only for a moral people’ and the figurative whale referred to by Adams will go through the net.

“If the NWO types succeed in getting true Conservatives to focus only on money rather than governance befitting One Nation Under God and the Judaeo-Christian truths, we are essentially in idolatry to Mammon.

“Bondage, bound by the very chains the fiscons would seek to break.”


26 posted on 05/13/2009 10:27:14 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: Jim Robinson
I support the NUCLEAR option!

Nuke 'em till they glow then shoot 'em in the dark!

27 posted on 05/13/2009 10:27:49 PM PDT by RasterMaster (DUmocrats - the party of slavery, sedition, subversion, socialism & surrender)
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To: Jim Robinson
That is a good statement.
I would make one suggestion, however.
You say, “We fight for LIFE and Liberty and our religious freedoms...”
I would suggest that it is in the spirit of religious freedom to not allow posts that are primarily designed to prove the falseness of someone else's religion. Or at lest I would hope that when it occurs, it is immediately pushed over to the religious forum and not allowed on the news/activism forum. It would be wonderful to enjoy the richness of FR without having to have one's religion denigrated.
28 posted on 05/13/2009 10:28:08 PM PDT by broncobilly
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To: Jim Robinson

Don’t let the door hit them in the ass.


29 posted on 05/13/2009 10:28:08 PM PDT by miliantnutcase
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To: Jim Robinson

Here is the deal Jim.
The Constitution of this Country is sacred. It is what defines us from them.

I swore to uphold the constitution.
Obama kinda waffled around it all with a botched swearing in ceremony and a 2nd ceremony that was ambiguous at best.

That should have been enough to raise an eybrow.

Mr Obama has stated, that he thinks the constitution of this Coutry is flawed.

Our Constitution is literally what defines us as Americans.
I say FUBO!


30 posted on 05/13/2009 10:28:57 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Preach on Brother!


31 posted on 05/13/2009 10:30:24 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: Jim Robinson
In 10 years most of us 1999 Freepers will be dead.

LOL! Speak for yourself.

32 posted on 05/13/2009 10:32:18 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: eyedigress

Amen Eye.
And G’night.


33 posted on 05/13/2009 10:33:34 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Jim Robinson

Word.

Thanks for keeping it real Jim.

As a former liberal and a true neo-con by definiton...You have my eternal gratitude for keeping their feet to the fire...

Compromise is only a slow form of surrender...

You are either pro-life or pro-death....there is no middle ground...

Liberals will allways seek to divide and conquer...they seek to cut the weak from the herd...they spin their yarns, mythos, and siren song to people who cant stomach being called bad names...people who care more about fitting in than our god given rights...

Look how the concern trolls rally around McCain Jr and powell....

The psuedo attack of the modern model moderates.

Rush is dead right...They know moderates are easier to pick off....so they push moderates as the only hope for the future of the GOP...

Almost all the seats they picked up, they did so by running to the right of the incumbants...

Give them an inch...they demand a mile...


34 posted on 05/13/2009 10:34:36 PM PDT by Crim
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To: Jim Robinson
One more time: FR is pro-Life, pro-Liberty, pro-constitution, pro-traditional values, pro-small government, pro-defense and pro-America.

We oppose RINOism, liberalism, feminism, homosexualism, socialism, Marxism, globalism, fascism, communism, pacifism, government enforced atheism, anarchism or any other form of tyranny.

We fight for LIFE and Liberty and our religious freedoms as well as all of our other God-given unalienable rights. What God has given, no man, no government can rightfully take away. Our individual rights are not negotiable! Thank you very much!

AMEN!

AMEN! AMEN! AMEN!

AMEN! AMEN! AMEN! AMEN! AMEN!

AND THANKS, BIG.

35 posted on 05/13/2009 10:34:52 PM PDT by Quix (POL Ldrs quotes fm1900 2 presnt: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/religion/2130557/posts?page=81#81)
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To: FreeReign; Jim Robinson

I’ve been lurking since 2001. I guess that gives me a couple of years longer. :^)


36 posted on 05/13/2009 10:35:58 PM PDT by eyedigress
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To: Crim
Liberals will allways seek to divide and conquer..

That is the game that is being played.

37 posted on 05/13/2009 10:36:12 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

Alinski 101


38 posted on 05/13/2009 10:39:50 PM PDT by Crim
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To: Jim Robinson

Good to see a reinforcement Jim where FR stands.

Among them, especially pro-defense, oppose pacifism.
The opposit to this has been a regular thread fest
on FR, outright and bordering.

RINOs not only liberal issue supporters but on the
other end of the fringe, connected to anti war Third Party candidates.


39 posted on 05/13/2009 10:42:27 PM PDT by SoCalPol (Reagan Republican for Palin 2012)
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To: Crim

This aint rocket science.

It is class warfare non their part.

The people need freedom, not crumbs


40 posted on 05/13/2009 10:42:39 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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From the whine: Conservatism is changing, and we need openness, even when it challenges.

Conservatism has not changed. That's the beauty of it. It is consistent in adherence to this country's founding principles. The Republican Party has changed.

Sorry, Conservatism is a principle, not a party. Parties change and may or may not adopt different principles over time, but principles are principles and by definition do not change.

41 posted on 05/13/2009 10:42:49 PM PDT by franklog
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I don't think Conservatism should change, but we do need to modernize. Not that our values are “outdated”, but that we are doing a piss poor job of applying our principles to today's problems as well as getting our voices out to voters, especially the under 35’s.
42 posted on 05/13/2009 10:44:50 PM PDT by spikeytx86 (Pray for Democrats for they have been brainwashed by their fruity little club.)
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To: All

“We must not let our rulers load us with perpetual debt. We must make our selection between economy and liberty or profusion and servitude. If we run into such debts as that we must be taxed in our meat in our drink, in our necessities and comforts, in our labors and in our amusements, for our callings and our creeds...our people.. must come to labor sixteen hours in the twenty-four, give earnings of fifteen of these to the government for their debts and daily expenses; and the sixteenth being insufficient to afford us bread, we must live.. We have not time to think, no means of calling the mis-managers to account, but be glad to obtain subsistence by hiring ourselves to rivet their chains on the necks of our fellow suffers. Our landholders, too...retaining indeed the title and stewardship of estates called theirs, but held really in trust for the treasury, must...be contented with penury, obscurity and exile.. private fortunes are destroyed by public as well as by private extravagance.

This is the tendency of all human governments. A departure from principle becomes a precedent for a second; that second for a third; and so on, till the bulk of society is reduced to mere automatons of misery, to have no sensibilities left but for sinning and suffering... And the fore horse of this frightful team is public debt. Taxation follows that, and in it’s train wretchedness and oppression.”

Thomas Jefferson on Taxation and Public Debt

FUBO!


43 posted on 05/13/2009 10:45:09 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Jim Robinson

Thanks Jim. I really wish that the people who talk about the need to move to the left would just go and become Democrats. Why do they feel the need to be Republican? They have ruined the Party. Why don’t they just leave?


44 posted on 05/13/2009 10:45:17 PM PDT by SkipW
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To: Brad's Gramma

Woo hoo!!

Just in:

$100 from Tennessee
$25 from South Korea
$10 from Tennessee
$20 from North Carolina

Thank you all very much!!


45 posted on 05/13/2009 10:46:24 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Brad's Gramma

Thank you very much, Brad’s Gramma!!


46 posted on 05/13/2009 10:48:09 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: FreeReign
In 10 years most of us 1999 Freepers will be dead. LOL! Speak for yourself.

So a 21 year old Freeper who joined in 1999 will be dead in 2019? It sounds like we have a whole lot of Meghan Mcain math goin' down here.
47 posted on 05/13/2009 10:48:14 PM PDT by farmer18th (If you preach "too big to let fail," you're also preaching "too small to let succeed.")
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To: Jim Robinson

Despite my frustration with FR lately, I still care for you, Mr. Robinson and hope all is well. So I’d like to share something awesome I just discovered: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mLbOBoa8vD8

I think anyone who doesn’t like that is a RINO. ;)


48 posted on 05/13/2009 10:48:31 PM PDT by Cinnamon Girl (G-d Bless President Bush. He kept us safe.)
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To: Barnacle

Thank you very much, Barnacle!!


49 posted on 05/13/2009 10:48:35 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance

Great points!!


50 posted on 05/13/2009 10:49:06 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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