Skip to comments.Saturday Night Beck (Bennett's Beefs with Beck's Bloviations)
Posted on 02/21/2010 2:10:47 PM PST by TruthHound
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Lighten up, GB. If not for the Repubs, we'd be wallowing in Socialized Medicine, Card Check and Cap & Tax and unemployment would be double what it is right now.
Quite frankly Im getting kind a tired of all in fighting. I could say a couple of things on Bennet that I do not approve on but what does that get us. NOWHERE. Stop it and focus on the big picture. Geez
Beck’s a pompous self-important boob, who only recently discovered the Constitution — not exactly some constitutional historian/wonk.
Prior to 2008ish, he was your run of the mill, middle of the road conservative talker with a low rated CNN show.
How about at least a strongly-worded public renunciation by the GOP of neoconnery?
Where were all the GOP leaders during the BUSH drive to break the budget spending records? - Where was Cheney?
ZERO didnt neet a ‘birth certificate’ - not when the GOP gave ‘birth’ to his candidacy with their reckless spending, head-in-the-sand management of the economy, and mismanagement of the iraq war.
“there Republicans are JUST AS BAD as the Democrats is a steaming pile”
Give me the names of the horrible, evil Repblican counterpoints to Obama, Pelosi, Reid, Schumer, Dodd, Frank, Dean, Rangell, Emanuel & Franken?
Actually, just give me 3 Republicans that would be the mirror image of these Democrats.
and Bill “the Gambler” Bennett has been just great for conservatism and the GOP hasn’t he?
The problem is that if we listen to Bennett then on the flip side of the next election 50% of all Republicans will slip-slide into their comfortable old BIPARTISAN shoes and lounge around “across the aisle” with their good friends and buds in the Other Spending Party and forget about the people shipping all those trillions of dollars up to their little gaming tables.
No. Sorry. Beck is right. We need a purging of the soul in the Republican ranks.
I only need say 3 words to prove my point:
President George Bush.
LOL, have these people been lurking on FR????
Then pray tell, what did the Republitards do to reign in the profligate spending when they controlled both houses?
Can you name me 5 who do not accept Pork and Earmarks?
Also, please show me ONE, just ONE, Pube with a backbone (or better yet, a "PAIR") who has gone public with attacking all of Dear Leader's (not to mention Dingy Harry's and San Fran Nan's)agenda as well as his Fascist usurpation of power all the while ignoring the Constitution?
I'm a 66 year old Nam Vet who started off as a Demo-Rat, smartened up (I thought) and switched parties, that is until the party (under another famous RINO (there are many) Ford, refused to uphold his sworn oath and rolled over when Congress cut off aid to South Vietnam and left that country (and many acquaintances and friends) to fend for themselves and certain prison, torture and death.
That's when I knew the Republican party had left me and there was not a dime's worth of difference between the 2 and I became and Independent Conservative.
As an aside, what to hell do all you Beck Bashers think the Tea Party is all about?
Just because he calls them like he sees them, y'all should not get your knickers in a bunch and let your wittle feelings get hurt.
Until such time as we find some leadership and spine in the R Party, I will continue to be an Independent and support similar conservatives as I have done for the past (almost) 40 years.
Like him or hate him, Beck has done more to energize the Conservative movement than almost anyone, other that Rush and Rush, being more PC than Beck, has been reluctant to take on the Pubes and used to drive me crazy when he gave Mr. SUPER RINO and "Compassionate Conservative" George W Bush a pass.
“renunciation...of neoconnery” ??? What do you have against aging Scottish actors?
But, it’s still time to take back the country. Pointing the pubbies to the light of conservatism is a good place to start.
seanconnery, yes. neoconnery, no.
See the thing is that there are people on both sides of the aisle who like the Nancy Pelosi style of housecleaning. Some only want to get rid of red dirt and some only want to get rid of blue dirt.
As far as I’m concerned, dirt is dirt and here’s to hoping these people have good reason to keep whining about Beck. If they ever find reason to stop crying, we’ll have achieved good governance.
Everyone in this forum has been waiting for one of the idiots from Maine to break with the party and vote for Obamacare. Specter was constantly fighting the Republican party on issues, but now that he has found his home in the Democrat party, has anyone heard him stand up to them? No he votes in lock step. Clearly he should have been there all along. Beck is right, we allow the Democrats to frame the argument. It is time we get political representatives that argue the issues rather than how much they agree with the Dems.
Well, it’s somewhere in between these two positions, isn’t it. The Republicans are not quite as bad as the Democrats, but they have lost their way and don’t seem to know which end is up any more.
The Democrats are screwing up big time, and are likely to lose big time at the polls next fall. But who will replace them? A bunch of me-too RINOs like the ones who brought the party into disrepute and paved the way for Obama?
Who does Bill Bennett think will save us? Mitt Romney?
We need RINOs in some of the liberal states, like Collins and Snowe. We can deal with them, as long as we have strong leadership that will keep them in line. But we don’t need RINOs in conservative states. Yet the leadership keeps promoting more and more of them.
It’s not enough to go back to business as usual. After a century of moving steadily leftward and accumulating power in Washington, we need to reverse that process. And we’re not going to do that without genuinely new and strong leadership.
I agree that Beck sometimes goes over the top. But we don’t need Bill Bennett running things, either.
To a large extent, Beck is correct.
Several generations since FDR, including Republicans, have had the idea imprinted on their synapses that it’s the Government’s function to direct society and “solve problems”- a far cry from the founders’ original design
Pointing the pubbies to the light of conservatism is a good place to start.<<
The Republican party has to be reformed, The dems have to be soundly defeated and removed. A third party is suicide!
Infighting is unproductive!