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The Republicans will massacre each other after Mitt Romney loses
Telegraph - UK ^ | October 2, 2012 | Dan Hodges

Posted on 10/02/2012 11:43:59 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

..............Incredible as it may seem to most outside observers, Mitt Romney is actually what currently passes for a moderate in today’s Republican Party.....

Romney was sold – in the teeth of opposition from a significant section of the Republican grass roots – as the pragmatic choice, the compromise they had to make with ideology to secure victory. And when he loses, those activists are going to go as vengefully crazy as Cain’s Rhode Island Reds.

Anyone who doubts the reaction of the GOP stalwarts to Romney’s impending defeat should bear in mind this single, if chilling, fact. Most of them still think he’s going to win. They genuinely believe the polls are fixed. They seriously think the surge in support for Obama is nothing more than an "MSM" conspiracy. Some of them clearly even believe the good Lord himself will appear in the spin room at the University of Denver next Wednesday.

And when non of these things turn out to be true, the reaction will be truly terrible to behold. It will be like what happens inside one of those doomsday cults the morning after they all wake up and realise the world hasn’t ended after all. First the shock, then the denial, then finally the anger and retribution.

The pinko, Marxist, Obama-loving side of me can’t wait for the fireworks to begin. But there’s another part of me that’s quite disheartened at the thought of the last few moderate elements of a once great political party vanishing beneath a tidal wave of post-election Tea Party hysteria. The majesty of Lincoln, boundless optimism of Reagan, dignity of McCain – swept from the pages of history by a bunch of moon-colonising, carnivorous chicken-touting, hurricane-summoning fruit loops....

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gope; gopvictory; landslide; lefthate; riggedpolls; sourgrapelib; teahate; winning
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1 posted on 10/02/2012 11:44:08 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

If Mitt Romney loses, there will be no further point in the existence of the GOP or America for that matter.


2 posted on 10/02/2012 11:46:03 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I all ready tweeted Dan that I was picking up his marker on this. After the election Conservatives are going to need to haunt the media types like Dan. These sort of in kind campaign contributions to the Democrats should be career ending mistakes for these people.


3 posted on 10/02/2012 11:46:57 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
If Romney loses, the GOP is toast.

If Romney wins, I think Conservatism may be toast.

I feel no joy.

4 posted on 10/02/2012 11:47:06 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (ua)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
And when he loses, those activists are going to go as vengefully crazy as Cain’s Rhode Island Reds.

Lost me right there.

5 posted on 10/02/2012 11:47:24 AM PDT by NonLinear (Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The author: The pinko, Marxist, Obama-loving side of me can’t wait for the fireworks to begin.

6 posted on 10/02/2012 11:49:47 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: NonLinear

Far left spin on what is essentially a true observation. If Romney loses Conservatives are DONE with the GOP. There will be a split with a new Conservative Party and a GOP that quietly fades away. Not unlike how the Argentine Junta fell after people realized that at least a bunch of Generals should have been able to win a war.


7 posted on 10/02/2012 11:50:29 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; cripplecreek
And when none of these things turn out to be true, the reaction will be truly terrible to behold. It will be like what happens inside one of those doomsday cults the morning after they all wake up and realise the world hasn’t ended after all. First the shock, then the denial, then finally the anger and retribution.

When America is Ashes, the Republican Party has my permission to die.

The GOP-E is the co-conspirator to the death knell the Progressives will inflict on America.

Time is almost up, The Population is thoroughly distracted, The Demographic shift is leftist favorable, and the Brotherhood's Caliphate preparation are almost complete.

I sure hope Romney can still visit the Kennedy house when the election is over however.

8 posted on 10/02/2012 11:51:06 AM PDT by KC_Lion ( Wherever I find myself standing, I forever stand with Israel.)
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To: ClearCase_guy

There is too much put on Romney.

He will not veto stuff put on his desk. The conservative strength is growing and must be relied on to pass anything. Conservatives will never get all they want but will be able to shift the balance

The Senate is most important. It must be retaken.


9 posted on 10/02/2012 11:51:40 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: chris37

“If Mitt Romney loses, there will be no further point in the existence of the GOP or America for that matter.”

Agree. Any GOP intramural strife will pale in comparison to the actual civil strife that will ensue with an 0bama victory. This proves that the Left is only focused on the horse race and political games; they have no clue as to what the stakes really are.


10 posted on 10/02/2012 11:52:53 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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To: ClearCase_guy

You could make a clear case for your first statement.

There is no clear case for your second statement.


11 posted on 10/02/2012 11:53:10 AM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Most of them still think he’s going to win. He will.

They genuinely believe the polls are fixed. They are.

They seriously think the surge in support for Obama is nothing more than an "MSM" conspiracy. It is.

Some of them clearly even believe the good Lord himself will appear in the spin room at the University of Denver next Wednesday. God is everywhere.

Anything else?

12 posted on 10/02/2012 11:53:42 AM PDT by ILS21R (The time is nigh.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
What a catty little dweeb he is. Is he sucking on a lemon?

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13 posted on 10/02/2012 11:55:15 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The Republicans will massacre each other when Romney wins!!!

“IF!!!” and I mean “IF!!!” Mitt Romney doesn't lead the country as a conservative. Cuz if he don't, his RINO GOP-e liberal lite pals are gonna be purged in 2014 and his lying treacherous ass REPLACED in 2016!!!

Wake up and smell the “TEA” (party) President Romney—WE dragged your butt across the finish line and all we want in return is some respect for the US Constitution or it's my tag line.

14 posted on 10/02/2012 11:55:40 AM PDT by Happy Rain ("Mitt four then Sarah eight.".")
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To: ILS21R
:)

Did the White House order a cover-up over the murder of Libya's US Ambassador? "................But the real smoking gun is whether the Obama administration was warned in advance that al-Qaeda was planning an attack. A number of Israeli newspapers have suggested that Washington was warned as early as September 4 – a week earlier – that the environment in Benghazi was becoming increasingly hostile and anti-American, while in London the Foreign Office took the decision to withdraw all its consular staff from Benghazi two months before the murders. This decision was based on an intelligence assessment made by MI6 that al-Qaeda was openly operating in the area following a failed assassination attempt on Sir Dominic Asquith, Britain's ambassador to Libya, in June.

It is well known that British intelligence works closely with its counterpart in America, and if MI6 knew al-Qaeda was operating in the Benghazi region, then it is highly likely that the CIA did too.

Suddenly the Administration's "it's nothing to do with us, guv," defence is starting to look rather thin, with potentially disastrous consequences for Mr Obama's re-election prospects."

15 posted on 10/02/2012 11:57:14 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA
I won't push the idea too hard, but the media is convinced that Romney is a far right extremist.

If a "far-right extremist" is defined as a pro-abortion, pro-homosexual marriage, pro-socialized medicine, non-Christian -- then I don't think the country is ever going to want a real Conservative again in my lifetime.

I would be happy to be proven wrong, but I'll have to wait at least 4 years to find out. Maybe more.

16 posted on 10/02/2012 11:57:29 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (ua)
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To: Menehune56

OMG is that the banjo player from Deliverance????


17 posted on 10/02/2012 11:58:35 AM PDT by lakeman (Semper Fi)
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To: bert

If Romney wins, he had better pull out every conservative cell in his body to help turn this ship around. If he loses, the gop is done as a political force.


18 posted on 10/02/2012 11:59:04 AM PDT by Randy Larsen (Damned if I do, Damned if I don't. Damn it, I will!)
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To: NonLinear
a bunch of moon-colonising, carnivorous chicken-touting, hurricane-summoning fruit loops...

Is he talking about Al Gore and co.?

19 posted on 10/02/2012 11:59:31 AM PDT by gr8eman (Ron Swanson for President!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Romney was the only logical choice, given the options.. He was the best looking and in today’s female-dominated election process, catering to females’ inner desires is paramount. Most females don’t vote with their minds.. Their ‘Lady parts’ drive their decisions.


20 posted on 10/02/2012 11:59:38 AM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

It WILL NOT be republicans shooting republicans. DHS, IRS, Commerce, State Depratment etc maybe... but not us.

LLS


21 posted on 10/02/2012 12:00:28 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("if it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
If Romney wins the demoncraps are toast.

Hillary hates Obama.
Obama hates Hillary.
Obama hates Bill.
Bill hates Obama.
Hillary hates Bill.
Bill hates Hillary.

If when the Republicans win, the demoncraps will blame each other
for not succeeding at setting the proper marxist agenda and creating
the everlasting marxist utopia.

Remember when Our Lord talked about setting your foundation on rock?
These yahoos have no firm foundation.

And, they have denied Him 3 times and they cursed Israel.

Therefore, God will have no reason to hold them up any longer.

22 posted on 10/02/2012 12:01:32 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: chris37
If Mitt Romney loses, there will be no further point in the existence of the GOP or America for that matter.

Same if he wins.

23 posted on 10/02/2012 12:02:56 PM PDT by donna (Pray for revival.)
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To: Menehune56

A face that launched billions of...

LLS


24 posted on 10/02/2012 12:03:30 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("if it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Black minister speaks about why people should leave the demoncrapic party:

http://youtu.be/Oi_KaZ53eDg


25 posted on 10/02/2012 12:03:56 PM PDT by Slyfox
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Whoever Wins or loses, Dems will go nuts. Have to worry about both sides going nuts. But I think Dems will go nuts more than Republicans. If Obama wins they will start going crazy, if he loses they will start going crazy. Plan for riots if Obama Loses. Plan for problems as they gloat or try to mobilize to in celebration.


26 posted on 10/02/2012 12:04:08 PM PDT by Mozilla
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To: ILS21R

The destruction of the American nuclear family has led to the economic and cultural decline of the country

Obama openly promotes that which destroys the family ( abortion... homosexuality... secular society) He is evil.

Romney is not a Messiah he is not perfect ( far from it after all he is from MA I can say this as a former MA resident) In fact there is no perfect conservative who could ride in on a horse and save us from ourselves.

Mitt Romney can however lead by the example of having a beautiful nuclear American family... a model our country sorely needs to see more of.


27 posted on 10/02/2012 12:04:29 PM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
No, if Romney loses, conservatives will ban together again and work even harder toward 2014 because we will be even more united against the common enemy.

And maybe, in 2016 we'll actually get a nominee all of us (or at least most of us) can support wholeheartedly.
28 posted on 10/02/2012 12:04:40 PM PDT by Antoninus (Sorry, gone rogue.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

As I wrote last night, and some cliche spouting dofus here interpreted it as a wish for the Kenyan to win, if Obama should win, and the economy collapses, the MSM might just turn on him, if only because their own economic interests will be at stake, and as only the MSM can do, they’ll drive him out over some minor scandal that they’ll blow up into a second Watergate. A lot of ifs and I’m not perdicting anything.


29 posted on 10/02/2012 12:04:41 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

What a pathetic blogger this loser is. His blog sounded as if it were copied verbatim from a post at DU.


30 posted on 10/02/2012 12:05:42 PM PDT by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Counting. Chickens. Pre-Hatching.


31 posted on 10/02/2012 12:06:09 PM PDT by Twinkie (IT'S THE OBAMA ECONOMY, ZIPPY!!)
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To: chris37

bump

need to weed the garden and I don’t mean to keep the weeds


32 posted on 10/02/2012 12:06:18 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Randy Larsen
If Romney wins, we will see a concerted, collective effort on behalf of the media, liberal politicians, and other political operatives to sabotage his successes and thwart his efforts to turn this ship around.

Democrats will engage in sabotage of America perhaps even worse than when 0bama was President. And don't expect 0bama to go away either; He will STILL be on television and be in our face 24/7 with his shadow government activities and trying to run our government from the outside.

33 posted on 10/02/2012 12:07:09 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; Gilbo_3

The election is not over yet, ...
but yes there will be plenty of fingerpointing if MR loses. Circular firing squad.
and I am sure I join in ....so not to imply that I am above such things...


34 posted on 10/02/2012 12:07:33 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is still a liberal. Just watch him. (Obama-ney Care ))
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Does anyone remember how upbeat were were around here going into the 2006 congressional elections???

We got our a$$e$ handed to us on a silver platter.

We were all convinced the media was wrong and we had a better feel for the country then they did. We were wrong.

I’m getting the same feeling going into this election.

Benjamin Franklin said something to the effect that, “I always expect the wort, and then when it doesn’t happen, I am pleasantly surprised.”


35 posted on 10/02/2012 12:08:53 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Kill all the rino’s.


36 posted on 10/02/2012 12:08:53 PM PDT by New Jersey Realist (America: home of the free because of the brave)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

If Romney wins: (1) Riots on the streets by Obamaphone holders, (2) Romneyhitler monicker or perhaps Rommel, (3) The Homeless suddenly re-appear.


37 posted on 10/02/2012 12:09:15 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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Totally agree.

The Repubs nominated RINOmney, who is a much better man than the dork...but still a RINO.

If he loses, I’m NEVAH supporting anything Repulsican again. We’re going to have to go total Tea Party and tell the RINOs to shove it up their collective smelly Obamas.


38 posted on 10/02/2012 12:09:48 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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If Mitt loses there won’t be any America left to worry about. The parasites will have devoured the host.......America will be toast after four (or more) years of Obamugabe policies/executive orders/edicts and commands. The Constitution will be just a piece of faded parchment in a museum. It was fun while it lasted...................


39 posted on 10/02/2012 12:10:20 PM PDT by Red Badger (Is it just me, or is Hillary! starting to look like Benjamin Franklin?.................)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“The majesty of Lincoln, boundless optimism of Reagan, dignity of McCain’

I guarantee you this clown never had a good word to say about Reagan or McCain in years past.

As for the rest of his spiel...I do think Romney has his work cut out for him. I’d like to think the polls are all hilariously wrong, but I don’t think that’s much to hang one’s hat on this point. Romney’s been hammered mercilessly over every single comment (in context or not) by team Obama and by many media outlets. As a result, I do think some people are buying the narrative that Mitt’s the second coming of Thurston Howell from Gilligan’s Island - i.e. a wealthy guy hopelessly out of touch with the average person. I don’t think it is a lot of people, but it is probably enough to hurt him in close battleground states. The overall popular vote doesn’t matter, getting just enough states for 270 EV’s does.

Now, do I think it’s all over? Heck no! There’s a month to go and the race is tight. Florida, Ohio, and Virginia are all still very “winnable”, and I don’t think Obama is going to repeat in North Carolina or Indiana. Romney has the chance to erase a lot of doubts in the first debate and put a lot of nonsense to rest. The window of opportunity isn’t as large as it once was, but it is still very much there, IMHO.


40 posted on 10/02/2012 12:11:26 PM PDT by DemforBush (100% Ex-Democrat.)
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To: longfellowsmuse
Obama openly promotes that which destroys the family ( abortion... homosexuality... secular society) He is evil.

You do realize that you are comparing Obama with a man who also has pushed abortion, homosexuality, and secular society? Does this make Romney evil, evil with a refined message, or converted evil who keeps backsliding?

41 posted on 10/02/2012 12:11:33 PM PDT by Ingtar (Everyone complains about the weather, but only Liberals try to legislate it.)
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To: Red Badger

If Romney loses we are Argentina.


42 posted on 10/02/2012 12:11:33 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: Revolting cat!

“if Obama should win, and the economy collapses, the MSM might just turn on him,”

It will not happen. They are going down with the ship.


43 posted on 10/02/2012 12:12:55 PM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: Revolting cat!

Nice pipe dream. Obama will bail out the MSM.


44 posted on 10/02/2012 12:13:52 PM PDT by UltraV
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To: KC_Lion

GOP is complicit in the end of America. But there is not much choice left on election day. Virgil Goode did nothing to get on at least 50% of the states in the country so he will only be on 17 to 20 states. What good is that. Chuck Baldwin made it to 38 states. I say that he did not have a good ground game. So why should I throw my vote away on a guy with no chance. I would at least be happier if he made my states ballot. I’m voting Romney because he is the best choice of the people on the ballot I’ll get and Obama sucks.


45 posted on 10/02/2012 12:14:04 PM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Oh, man, time for Danny boy to turn in his crystal ball and go back on the dole. Or at least butt out of American politics. His analytical skills stink! Very bad writer, too.

This is what happens in socialist societies; mediocrity rises to the top and meritocracy goes right out the window. Thank God Americans want no part of that stupidity.


46 posted on 10/02/2012 12:14:53 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: Revolting cat!
If Romney wins: (1) Riots on the streets by Obamaphone holders, (2) Romneyhitler monicker or perhaps Rommel, (3) The Homeless suddenly re-appear.

Like clockwork.

47 posted on 10/02/2012 12:16:17 PM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: MNJohnnie
Here's a hint for Danny Boy. Look up the name Julius Streicher and the legal precedent established at his trial in Nuremberg.
48 posted on 10/02/2012 12:16:36 PM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Antoninus
No, if Romney loses, conservatives will ban together again and work even harder toward 2014

If Obama wins all the things you care so passionately about will be legislated. As Roe V Wade should of taught you once a thing become law repealing it gets geometrically harder.

If Obama wins the courts will be so packed with Judicial Radicals anything conservatives did manage to legislate will simply be undone by judicial fiat.

If Obama wins we will be so far over the fiscal cliff there will be no climbing back in 2014 or 2016 Romney is your last shot to reverse this. He at least sees the chart below as a problem. Obama THINKS WE HAVE NOT SPENT ENOUGH.

FY 2007 was last Bush/GOP Congress. FY 2011 was last Obama/Dem Congress.

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49 posted on 10/02/2012 12:16:36 PM PDT by MNJohnnie (Giving more money to DC to fix the Debt is like giving free drugs to addicts think it will cure them)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Jeez, this guy should change his name to Captain Lefty McLeftpants.


50 posted on 10/02/2012 12:18:52 PM PDT by servo1969
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