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Carville: GOP Could Come Back Big in 2010
Newsmax ^ | June 25, 2009 | Newsmax

Posted on 06/26/2009 8:07:25 AM PDT by re_tail20

Democratic strategist James Carville has sent out an e-mail for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee warning Democrats that the GOP could rebound in 2010 and take over the Senate just as they did in 1994.

In 1994, Carville writes, "things were a lot like they are today. A young, exciting president. Big majorities in Congress. We figured we'd have plenty of time to build the America we wanted.

"You know what happened next. Fifty-four new Republicans elected in the House. Eight new Republicans elected in the Senate. Our moment of opportunity had passed.

"Republicans are hoping 2010 is the new 1994. But heck, they don't need eight new senators. If they gain just one or two, it's going to be that much easier for them to scuttle vital legislation."

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TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 111th; 1992; 2010; bho44; carville; gop; gopcomeback

1 posted on 06/26/2009 8:07:25 AM PDT by re_tail20
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To: re_tail20
Please. This is a fundraising letter meant to scare funds out of stupid Democrat donors.

The GOP in 1994 had guts, leadership and a plan.

The GOP in 2009 has none of these things.
2 posted on 06/26/2009 8:09:08 AM PDT by Antoninus (Queer is boring.)
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To: re_tail20
Carville could help us with a new slogan for 2010:

"It's the stupidity, stupid!"
"It's the Marxism, stupid!"
"We're tired of wagging the wagyu!"
"There's no more wealth to re-distribute, stupid!"
"Cloward-Piven is SO 2008!"
"Obama needs to join the ash-heap of history along with the Soviet Union and Jimmy Carter!"

3 posted on 06/26/2009 8:12:59 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: re_tail20
Wasn't but a couple of months ago that Carville was predicting Dem victories as far as the end of time.

I do think that Dems will have massive defeats in 2010 in the House. Not because of the GOP being better, but that the Dems have sucked more, especially these past six months (and counting).

4 posted on 06/26/2009 8:14:45 AM PDT by MaestroLC ("Let him who wants peace prepare for war."--Vegetius, A.D. Fourth Century)
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To: Antoninus

Excellent post.


5 posted on 06/26/2009 8:15:41 AM PDT by willgolfforfood
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To: re_tail20

Beware of unsavory creatures bearing "gifts".

6 posted on 06/26/2009 8:16:11 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: re_tail20

I understand his wife lost her editing job due to the Hope n Change economy...


7 posted on 06/26/2009 8:17:26 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: re_tail20
James Carville is Lord Voldemort
8 posted on 06/26/2009 8:18:00 AM PDT by TChris (There is no freedom without the possibility of failure.)
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To: re_tail20

Carville probably expects that our Tea Parties will send millions of young Conservatives into the streets and create the a similar kind of excitement that the protests in Tehran had..


9 posted on 06/26/2009 8:18:10 AM PDT by Riodacat (Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus.)
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To: re_tail20

Common sense has to take over the GOP before the GOP can take over anything else. I fear that can’t happen quickly enough to get us where we need to be in 2010. However, I’d be happy to be proven wrong.


10 posted on 06/26/2009 8:19:15 AM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (The worst is behind us. Unfortunately it is really well endowed.)
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To: re_tail20

Loose lips sink ships!!!!
Heck yes its the same as ‘94.

As a young campaign mgr in 1994 I was stunned. Never saw that before, have not seen it since.......except now. The people are turning and a whole lot earlier and this time is different with the groundswell via the Tea Parties.


11 posted on 06/26/2009 8:20:20 AM PDT by TheCause ("that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States")
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To: Riodacat

12 posted on 06/26/2009 8:20:55 AM PDT by ConservativeMan55
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To: Antoninus

yay...

We might get the socialists in THIS party rather than the socialists in that OTHER party...

Or so says some socialist that should never be believed anyway.


13 posted on 06/26/2009 8:21:26 AM PDT by myself6 (.)
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To: re_tail20

If they pass cap and trade, it is over for the Dems in 2010, and probably 2012 as well.


14 posted on 06/26/2009 8:24:12 AM PDT by ikka (Brother, you asked for it!)
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To: re_tail20
YOU BETCHA!

I will be working full time to do EVERYTHING I can to make sure REAl CONSERVATIVES who honor our Constitution are elected in 2010! Only those candidates will get my full support!

15 posted on 06/26/2009 8:25:24 AM PDT by seekthetruth
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To: re_tail20
I'd like to see 435 new congresscritters and 100 new senators. Its about time for a little "Oxyclean" action IMHO!
16 posted on 06/26/2009 8:26:23 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: MaestroLC

“Wasn’t but a couple of months ago that Carville was predicting Dem victories as far as the end of time. “

And certainly, those victories would usher in the end of time.


17 posted on 06/26/2009 8:26:44 AM PDT by getitright (surrender aint peace)
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To: newgeezer

Forgive me for pinging you to the snake.


18 posted on 06/26/2009 8:29:55 AM PDT by DungeonMaster (I can reach across the aisle without even using my sights.)
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To: TheCause

How many Obama voters are reeling with buyer’s remorse?

How many Obama voters who saw nothing more than a black man to vote for to make them feel post-racist now see an America destroying bastard?

After Obama’s policies cripple the nation, how many of his voters will be screaming for his head? Democrats will elect the next Republican majority in the house.


19 posted on 06/26/2009 8:31:02 AM PDT by getitright (surrender aint peace)
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To: Antoninus

We are not there yet. But remember how bad they were reeling in 1993.


20 posted on 06/26/2009 8:31:03 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: re_tail20

Actually, the 1994 GOP victory may have been a major reason Clinton was re-elected in 1996. Their success saved him; he claimed their victories as his own and people bought it. I’ve begun to wonder if Obama has considered that as a way to win re-election in 2012. He seems to win minds and votes through blackmail and threats, so it wouldn’t make that much of a difference who’s doing the voting in Congress.


21 posted on 06/26/2009 8:32:55 AM PDT by twigs
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To: Don Corleone
DC....

I have been saying for EONS...

IF the GOP wants to win they will ask all members to submit letters of resignation effective at the end of the term and seek out 535 new faces to run.

I'd start by looking for officers back from the Afgan and Iraq. They have more decision making skills and common sense get it done in one indivdual than the entire 535 combined...

22 posted on 06/26/2009 8:34:00 AM PDT by taildragger (Palin / Mulally 2012)
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To: re_tail20
"We figured we'd have plenty of time to build the America we wanted."..... The America you wanted?.....NEVER lizard man!...NEVER!
23 posted on 06/26/2009 8:36:03 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Antoninus
The GOP in 1994 had guts, leadership and a plan. The GOP in 2009 has none of these things.

Yep, and the worst part is, the Dems are giving the GOP much more ammunition this time around, but the GOP is not firing any shots.

24 posted on 06/26/2009 8:37:58 AM PDT by Always Right (Obama: more arrogant than Bill Clinton, more naive than Jimmy Carter, and more liberal than LBJ.)
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To: re_tail20
The best things in life are free.

But they won't save us from the GOP

So give me money

Thats what I want

James Carville

25 posted on 06/26/2009 8:38:27 AM PDT by Yankee
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To: re_tail20
Full speed ahead:


26 posted on 06/26/2009 8:39:37 AM PDT by truthandlife ("Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God." (Ps 20:7))
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To: ConservativeMan55

American Conservatives in the street - taking back the country

27 posted on 06/26/2009 9:01:49 AM PDT by Riodacat (Legum servi sumus ut liberi esse possimus.)
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To: Riodacat
AT this point, that is about what it will take...

that and some 2A supporters LOL

28 posted on 06/26/2009 9:33:12 AM PDT by Nat Turner (Proud two term solider in the 2nd Infantry Div 84-85; 91-92)
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To: re_tail20

This prediction will come true, if we (Republicans) do not screw-up.


29 posted on 06/26/2009 9:40:32 AM PDT by JSDude1 (DHS, FBI, FEMA, etc have been bad little boys. They need to be spanked and sent to timeout!)
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To: taildragger

I don’t think the local parties are doing much to organize, if they were; they’d be much more likely to WIN!

The tea parties are doing more organizing than the GOP, IMO.


30 posted on 06/26/2009 9:42:19 AM PDT by JSDude1 (DHS, FBI, FEMA, etc have been bad little boys. They need to be spanked and sent to timeout!)
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To: ikka
If they pass cap and trade, it is over for the Dems in 2010, and probably 2012 as well.

If they pass cap and tax, it is over for all of us.

31 posted on 06/26/2009 1:16:56 PM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Crisis - America Held Hostage)
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To: getitright

pop


32 posted on 07/02/2009 9:24:19 AM PDT by getitright (Are you hoping to change back yet?)
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To: re_tail20

Carville heck we are aiming at having all of the seats up for reelection in 2010!


33 posted on 07/02/2009 9:36:27 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: re_tail20

It’s time for a new Newt to come up with a new “Contract with America” with both teeth and a vision of hope to give voters a REASON to vote republican.


34 posted on 07/02/2009 10:37:13 AM PDT by ReadTheLaw (by Frederic Bastiat)
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