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These women may rescue flagging Republican Party (Gnarly chunk vomit)
Houston Chronicle ^ | 10/13/09 | Kathleen Parker

Posted on 10/13/2009 9:25:13 PM PDT by pissant

WASHINGTON — As the Republican Party continues its pilgrimage through the desert, its leaders may be missing the oasis for the vale of tears.

The answer to the party's woes isn't a revamped Web site (GOP.com) offering — wowser! — really cool social networking platforms.

The answer won't be found in the sudden realization that 83 percent of young people 18 to 24 have an online profile — or other late-breaking revelations that merely reinforce the perception of the GOP as woefully behind the curve.

The answer is … drum roll, please … women.

If the GOP is really serious about expanding the party, it's time for the men to hush and let the pros take over. As the saying goes: If you need something done, hire a busy woman. Or, as the White House Project puts it:

“Add women, change everything.”

In the past few months, several conservative women have emerged as candidates and critics to challenge the notion that the GOP is the party of men. They're also putting to rest any thought that Sarah Palin is the female face of the party.

The McCain campaign had the right idea; it just picked the wrong woman.

(Excerpt) Read more at chron.com ...


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thank God I'm not a republican.
1 posted on 10/13/2009 9:25:13 PM PDT by pissant
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To: pissant
The KEY sentence in this idiot's piece...."The McCain campaign had the right idea; it just picked the wrong woman."

SOME people...are sooooo out of touch!

2 posted on 10/13/2009 9:27:04 PM PDT by goodnesswins (Isn't it great....we're heading for a Free Enterpriseless society.....)
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To: pissant

I’m with you, I’m not a Republican either. I’m a Conservative, I am done with the GOP til they clean up their act


3 posted on 10/13/2009 9:28:57 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I briefly had to register as such to vote in the primary when they changed the election laws in my state. But I’ve since reverted to independent. That doesn’t stop the RNC from mailing me all kinds of crap though.


4 posted on 10/13/2009 9:30:36 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Kathleen is the center-left (read RINO) Maureen Dowd. Her, Maureen, Andrew Sullivan, Peggy Noonan and the rest of the girls are just jealous.


5 posted on 10/13/2009 9:30:42 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2 million for Sarah Palin if she runs; What will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I guess she had to add Cheney in as a fig leaf.


6 posted on 10/13/2009 9:31:45 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

We need to put Conservatives into office via the Republican party. Let us change it from the inside out. Campaign against RINOs and elect good conservatives to replace them. We do not need compromisers anymore - we need people who will go in and prudently tear down Fedzilla. The only way to make government smaller is to, indeed, make it smaller. Cut programs. Lay off government workers. Be a “Chainsaw Al.”


7 posted on 10/13/2009 9:33:17 PM PDT by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless, indisputable, and unambiguous clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: pissant

Ye gods, will this harpy ever get over her hate obsession with Sarah Palin?

- JP


8 posted on 10/13/2009 9:33:27 PM PDT by Josh Painter ("Government cannot make you happy or healthy or wealthy or wise." - Sarah Heath Palin)
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To: pissant

The GOP calls me all the time asking for donations. I told them I only give to SarahPac. They ask me how come I don’t want to give any money to the GOP, I tell them because as long as they continue to prop up RINOS such as McCain, Snowe, and Collins, I won’t support them. The GOP just doesn’t get it. ENOUGH OF THE RINOS, throw their asses out.


9 posted on 10/13/2009 9:33:50 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Josh Painter

Apparently not. And I’m not giving one red cent to Meg or Carly. Snowe and Collins are more than enough.


10 posted on 10/13/2009 9:34:38 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

Meg McCain / Whoopie Goldberg 2012 . When does that Mayan calendar run out ? I think I have enjoyed enough of this planet .


11 posted on 10/13/2009 9:35:31 PM PDT by kbennkc (For those who have fought for it freedom has a flavor the protected will never know F/8 Cav)
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To: pissant

Me too, you would have to be a fool to give money to the GOP. Just look at how McCain ran his stupid lifeless, omni-directional campaign. I went to their new website, and couldn’t even find their first principles listed anywhere — I guess that’s so everybody can stand for whatever they want.

I wonder why they are so worried about Palin’s book?


12 posted on 10/13/2009 9:35:46 PM PDT by Tarpon (Oba-Mao is a reader, not a leader ...)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Mercifully, I have an unlisted and blocked number. But I would love to have a chat with the morons in the NRSC that endorsed Arlen - only to have him stab them in the back - then turned around and endorsed Charlie Loafers in Florida in his primary race.


13 posted on 10/13/2009 9:36:35 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I’m a registered Republican. However, I am more a conservative than a Republican and wish there was a strong conservative party.


14 posted on 10/13/2009 9:38:56 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: pissant

OK Kathleen, you’re still jealous of not being anywhere near as hot as Sarah Palin. You envy her looks, her figure, her husband, her family, her fame, her poluarity, now her fortune, and let’s not forget her looks.


15 posted on 10/13/2009 9:39:29 PM PDT by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: pissant

y u evil white racist republican gota go around stereotyping all us?


16 posted on 10/13/2009 9:40:33 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Tarpon

That’s a pretty hideous website.


17 posted on 10/13/2009 9:41:21 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant

I’m not a Republican anymore, but when I visited the revamped website earlier today, I noticed the animated and talking Michael Steele hovering right over and obscuring the “Donate” button which you can’t press because the Flash animated script of Steele is in the way.


18 posted on 10/13/2009 9:42:02 PM PDT by BigSkyFreeper ("The Community Organizer better stop bitching that the community is organizing." - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: pissant

Michelle Bachmann, Sarah Palin, and others can do it just fine thanks


19 posted on 10/13/2009 9:42:43 PM PDT by GeronL ("On my twelfth day in office, Nobel nominated me..")
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To: BigSkyFreeper

LOL!!!


20 posted on 10/13/2009 9:43:27 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: pissant
thank God I'm not a republican.

Seconded. Carried.


Frowning takes 68 muscles.
Smiling takes 6.
Pulling this trigger takes 2.
I'm lazy.

21 posted on 10/13/2009 9:44:42 PM PDT by The Comedian (Evil can only succeed if good men don't point at it and laugh.)
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To: pissant

Pointless as well ...

Maybe they should try real hard to come up with some first principles, ya know, like what they stand for.


22 posted on 10/13/2009 9:44:48 PM PDT by Tarpon (Oba-Mao is a reader, not a leader ...)
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To: pissant

The GOP continues to make the same mistake over and over again. If they don’t want Sarah to be the leader of the party, that’s fine. Heck I’m not even convinced she even wants to run in 2012, but I want the GOP to return to it’s Conservative principles. As long as they don’t do that I want nothing to do with them. How the hell can they support Charlie Crist, he is one of Obama’s biggest supporters. What the hell is wrong with the GOP that they are so damn terrified of speaking out against Obama that they go along with his crap


23 posted on 10/13/2009 9:46:12 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

You’re absolutely correct. I don’t give them any money because they don’t represent me. I don’t compromise and it seems like Compromise is the only trick the RINOs know. That’s what got us in this mess. We’d be better off if they did nothing for 3 more years.


24 posted on 10/13/2009 9:47:35 PM PDT by Anastas
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To: GeronL

Marsha Blackburn is a good one.


25 posted on 10/13/2009 9:48:07 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: doc1019
I am more a conservative than a Republican and wish there was a strong conservative party

Forgive the mess - we're in the middle of a site upgrade - but here's a link to what is already the nation's third-largest party based on voter registrations. Read the Reagan conservative platform and the personal affiliation agreement and reach your own conclusions.

By the way, AIP was founded last year by FReepers, including myself.

26 posted on 10/13/2009 9:50:21 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (Darkness has no response to light, except to flee.)
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To: pissant

... some days I wonder if perhaps sanity is a disease which some people are born with and others develop an immunity to...


27 posted on 10/13/2009 9:52:17 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: pissant

probably got a lot at the state and local levels too. I have a city council woman named Beth Van Duyne, libs hate her and she’s hot.


28 posted on 10/13/2009 9:54:21 PM PDT by GeronL ("On my twelfth day in office, Nobel nominated me..")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Kathleen is the center-left (read RINO) Maureen Dowd. Her, Maureen, Andrew Sullivan, Peggy Noonan and the rest of the girls are just jealous.”

Her name is now “Ma Parker” after the Batman character based on Ma Barker.


29 posted on 10/13/2009 9:58:40 PM PDT by headstamp 2
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To: pissant
"The McCain campaign had rarely had the right idea; it just picked the wrong woman who got a lot of conservatives to bother turning out at all."

There, fixed that part.

"And Carly Fiorina, former Hewlett-Packard CEO, plans to challenge California Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer."

Okay, this I could support. I've seen Fiorina in interviews, and she was impressive. She definitely isn't Sarah - I'm not even sure if she's Snowe or Collins on social issues - but she's GOT to be better than Babs Boxer.

"It isn't quite fair remotely intelligent to group McCain with Cheney, given their respective resumes — one a 24-year-old celebrity blogger bufflehead whose fame is (thus far) inherited and the other, Cheney, 43, a former deputy assistant secretary of state. But both are relatively fresh voices with instant name recognition. And each appeals to a different, perhaps untapped, demographic."

Personally, I'm not so sure I'd *want* the support of Megan McCain's "demographic".

30 posted on 10/13/2009 9:59:13 PM PDT by DemforBush (Somebody wake me when sanity has returned to the nation.)
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To: pissant

Amen brother. If those women (with the possible exception of Liz Cheney) represent the GOP, I want nothing to do with it.


31 posted on 10/13/2009 10:00:13 PM PDT by thecabal (Destroy Progressivism)
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To: pissant

Dear Moroness Parker,

I doubt that you have allowed yourselves to notice that conservatives are not on pilgrimage through the desert with these so-called Republicans you leave unnamed. No, we have been pounding on the walls of the castle and occasionally launching dead, diseased carcasses inside the city walls.

Van Jones resigned,why? ACORN is on the ropes, why? Fox News is #1 by a huge margin, why? More than a half-million patriots marched on Washington, did you not see any of that? Is your head under the sand? Possibly your burkha is too tight?

We are not out wandering the desert, contrarily, conservatives are out protesting and marching by the hundreds of thousands. The biggest selling books this year will be from Mark Levin and Sarah Palin.

Does any of this sound like the conservatives have joined the so-called Republicans out in the desert?

It is just the opposite, oh shrouded lady, we will be coming to your place, the left media soon. They will see and hear from us. Ignore us if you can, but at your own peril.

We are not wandering in the ditzy desert, we are laying seige. Just ignore that big wooden horse we are building outside the gates, thats just our Christmas present. Or is that Valentines Day?


32 posted on 10/13/2009 10:04:44 PM PDT by GeronL ("On my twelfth day in office, Nobel nominated me..")
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To: GeronL

Duyne-a-mite?


33 posted on 10/13/2009 10:08:32 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (ACORN: Absolute Criminal Organization of Reprobate Nuisances)
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To: pissant

Is she personally vying for the nomination?


34 posted on 10/13/2009 10:09:15 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (ACORN: Absolute Criminal Organization of Reprobate Nuisances)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Don’t listen to anything from that poster.
He is either a DU troll peddling the third party divide and conquer strategy or some other game but but he was cheering on OBama last election !


35 posted on 10/13/2009 10:12:36 PM PDT by ncalburt (San Fran Nan , Your Harvey Milk was gunned down by a fellow Dem-RAT)
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To: headstamp 2

Parker supported Obama . She is a Wash Compost imposter paid to divide the conservative and GOP base with these moronic columns .
Why anyone posts her Compast propaganda - crap is beyond me except to maybe gin up this tired we need a third party stuff meant to help Obama !


36 posted on 10/13/2009 10:17:17 PM PDT by ncalburt (San Fran Nan , Your Harvey Milk was gunned down by a fellow Dem-RAT)
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To: pissant

Why doesn’t this person who masquerades as a woman; join the Democratic losers. She certainly whores for them.


37 posted on 10/13/2009 10:18:20 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: pissant

more from the perennial bitch who hates social conservatives

Kathleen Parker


38 posted on 10/13/2009 10:18:53 PM PDT by wardaddy
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To: MeekOneGOP; Jeff Head; Travis McGee; JohnHuang2; PJ-Comix; Landru

By the way, I put a longer response on my neglected blog.

http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com/2009/10/simple-response-to-simple-woman.html


39 posted on 10/13/2009 10:19:09 PM PDT by GeronL ("On my twelfth day in office, Nobel nominated me..")
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To: ncalburt

I love it more, the more the left screams that Sarah Palin would be a disaster. You can see they will try hard to get her to be the GOP nominee.


40 posted on 10/13/2009 10:19:41 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (ACORN: Absolute Criminal Organization of Reprobate Nuisances)
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To: Josh Painter

what she needs i doubt she is getting...or else she’d be less shrill


41 posted on 10/13/2009 10:19:41 PM PDT by wardaddy
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To: HiTech RedNeck

lol. That might be consider a bad idea for any campaign she could run for US Rep or whatever. I just hope she doesn’t quit for her wonderful family.


42 posted on 10/13/2009 10:21:44 PM PDT by GeronL ("On my twelfth day in office, Nobel nominated me..")
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To: GeronL

She’ll be swimming in the jillions with her new book, even more if she writes more books. The family will well be able to afford going to Washington or follow her all over if it has to while she campaigns. That is the least of her hurdles.


43 posted on 10/13/2009 10:24:28 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (ACORN: Absolute Criminal Organization of Reprobate Nuisances)
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To: pissant

Sarah, Sarah...

I see your point..more so because of the outcome of 08 elections...This mentality at this point will give use 4 more years of Hussien...Come quickly Lord Jesus!!!


44 posted on 10/13/2009 10:25:09 PM PDT by hope
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To: HiTech RedNeck
http://bethforirving.com/

I think I might join the local Republican Club because of her....

45 posted on 10/13/2009 10:27:49 PM PDT by GeronL ("On my twelfth day in office, Nobel nominated me..")
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To: goodnesswins
SOME people...are sooooo out of touch!

SOME people...are soooo jealous! Kathleen needs to let go of her Palin hatred. It really is getting old.

BTW, I don't want any part of the Republican party if it is designed ala John McCain, Bob Dole, Olympia Snowe, Lindsey Graham, or any other pretend Republican. I would rather have a CONSERVATIVE who sticks by their principles and doesn't sniff the DC air!

46 posted on 10/13/2009 10:31:02 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: GeronL

A tasty looking morsel, I must add.


47 posted on 10/13/2009 10:35:48 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: ncalburt

Yeah I pretty much figured out his intentions


48 posted on 10/13/2009 10:36:00 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: pissant

BTW, I think my blog post is a pretty good response to Mrs Dhimmi Parker.

http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com


49 posted on 10/13/2009 10:39:40 PM PDT by GeronL ("On my twelfth day in office, Nobel nominated me..")
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To: ncalburt

Who you talking about there, skippy?


50 posted on 10/13/2009 10:40:23 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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