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THE GOP DIED LAST NIGHT ^ | 11/07/12 | Bob Lonsberry

Posted on 11/07/2012 5:42:23 AM PST by shortstop

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To: Forward the Light Brigade

The American Party (1856) has already come forward and failed. The American Independent Party (1968) ditto. Been there done that, and liberalism marches on. Ronald Reagan said he would slow the advance; then he put Sandra Day O’Connor up there to reject his own programs.

141 posted on 11/07/2012 7:56:55 AM PST by Theodore R. (Once again the American people have been found sorely wanting.)
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To: shortstop
Conservatism has become a regional philosophy, the Republican Party a regional party. It will win governorships, it will win seats in the House or Senate, but it will essentially be a phenomenon of the South and Midwest.
Where traditional values endure and dwindle, the Republican Party will still be relevant.
But those places will shrink and shrivel. And each year, the gap between those who support conservatism and the number needed to win a national victory will grow.
Last night was conservatism’s last stand.
And it lost.
The Republican Party died last night.

The Republican Party died last night and there will be no resurrection. The socialists have a firm grip on the mechanics of our government and are loading up their base for all future elections. I never will see a Republican president in my lifetime.

Very sad but true epitaphs. It is hard for me this morning to accept the fact that Amerika is now officially one nation under socialist-marxist-islamic government as opposed to one nation under God. In 2008 America made a very stupid move by electing a communist agitator & muslim as our president, and over 50% of the voters last night heartedly re-affirmed that decision by rewarding the communist muslim pig 0bama with another 4 years. We (Christians, conservatives, patriots) are now in the minority as a reviled, scorned & persecuted minority with no protected class designation.

God forgive our nation and give us strength to endure to the end!

142 posted on 11/07/2012 7:58:01 AM PST by rcrngroup
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To: EagleInGA

I woke depressed that the nightmare last night is now our reality.Thanks for throwing the cold water/wake up call. I think I will print your post and put it on my computer, next to this — Jeremiah 29:11.

143 posted on 11/07/2012 8:01:28 AM PST by PearlHarbor2
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To: kabar

I am not saying Hispanics are currently inclined to vote GOP. However, they DO have a strong emphasis on family, and MANY believe in hard work and saving. The GOP cannot win without them, and we cannot pander to them and still hold true to conservatism - so that means we need to reach out to Hispanics WITH STRONG, CONSERVATIVE VALUES AND ARGUMENTS.

Or give up and shoot ourselves. I prefer Door #1.

144 posted on 11/07/2012 8:01:48 AM PST by Mr Rogers (America is becoming California, and California is becoming Detroit.)
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To: dfwgator

And they’ll change again. Twice in the last 14 years election results have caused analysts to say that one party now had a “permanent majority” that would last at least 20 years, first time for the Dems and 4 years later for the GOP. The reality is the demographic don’t really change that much. There’s about 1/3 that are fairly hard right, 1/3 hard left, and the mushy middle. Sometimes the mushy middle look like they’ve changed character and are hard leaning in one direction, but in relatively short order they revert to form and hate the guys in charge.

145 posted on 11/07/2012 8:01:48 AM PST by discostu (Not a part of anyone's well oiled machine.)
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To: discostu
Sometimes the mushy middle look like they’ve changed character and are hard leaning in one direction, but in relatively short order they revert to form and hate the guys in charge.

It doesn't matter if the minorities are out voting us.

146 posted on 11/07/2012 8:05:34 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: discostu

I mean they re-elected a guy who has been in rehab for the past six months, for chrissakes.

147 posted on 11/07/2012 8:06:55 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: Colonel_Flagg

Mitt Romney "never" was a major political player ... except in the imaginations of Karl Rove, et al ...

Newt Gingrich's "landslide" South Carolina Primary victory proved that ...

Mitt Romney will not even be classed as a failed Bob Dole or John McCain presidential candidate ... because even these guys have had their "conservative" moments in the sun ...

"never" for Mitt Romney ...

148 posted on 11/07/2012 8:08:11 AM PST by Patton@Bastogne (Newt Gingrich and Sarah Palin will DEFEAT the Obama-Romney Socialist Gay-Marriage Axis of Evil)
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To: dfwgator

And good use of down stream family values initiatives was Roves trick to get a bunch of those same minorities to give the Bush his second term. They’ll change back.

149 posted on 11/07/2012 8:12:49 AM PST by discostu (Not a part of anyone's well oiled machine.)
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Enough of the defeatist attitude around here, what a bunch of pansies - we can survive the next 4 years.

With the Lord's help. Prayer is our best weapon.
150 posted on 11/07/2012 8:16:49 AM PST by Deo volente (God willing, America shall survive this Obamanation.)
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To: woodbutcher1963

Obama (his campaign, even— not a PAC) ran non-stop Richard Mourdock-Mitt Romney radio ads about abortion and rape. It killed the GOP here.

151 posted on 11/07/2012 8:18:16 AM PST by GraniteStateConservative (...He had committed no crime against America so I did not bring him here...-- Worst.President.Ever.)
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To: shortstop

Last night’s award for “ON THE HEAD IN FEWEST WORDS” went to Advil1000.

Today’s goes to you for this EXCELLENT and CONCISE wrap up of what happened last night.

I was hoping that the PRODUCER segment of the US Society being relentlessly converted to CONSUMERS had not yet reached 50% + epsilon. (epsilon being any amount, even infintesimally, larger than zero)

Sadly, it has happened. The balance has tipped, nevermore to tip back.

Only more and more slugs will elbow their way to the public trough during the next four years, ensuring that by 2016, NOTHING recognizable about this Once Great Nation will
remain but it’s carcass, picked clean by the GIMMEEs.

Actually, my gut has been telling me this since the news reports started to appear that the slugs whose unemployment had finally run out had figured out how to collect disability (for the rest of their lives) instead.

152 posted on 11/07/2012 8:22:01 AM PST by CanuckYank
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To: billthecat

Where were they when it REALLY counted?

As I asked in the past - just EXACTLY what wonders did the cadre of TP promoted congresscritters manage to accomplish since their anointments in DC??????

What happened to the TP Chapter in Arizona that started Arpaio investigating OB’s background?????????

(...................... sound of crickets..................)

153 posted on 11/07/2012 8:27:58 AM PST by CanuckYank
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To: SoConPubbie; shortstop; VinL; ex-snook; sport; INVAR; ejonesie22; PieterCasparzen; Colonel_Flagg; ..

Give it up, SCP.

It’s time to face reality - this country is beyond the tipping point. A majority of Americans want free stuff more than they want freedom, and we have a crop of youngsters coming up who love abortion and gay marriage, and are going to vote for people pushing it, even when it’s against their own real self-interest to do so.

It’s time for us to face facts - America is under God’s judgment, and He’s giving our people what they want, though they’re not going to like it when they have to pay the piper.

Do we really believe that America is so special that we’ll escape the judgment that has been meted out to other nations throughout history?

Mitt Romney was a symptom - but ultimately, he’s not the cause for blame. WE are. WE fat, lazy, talking like we love the Bible when we really don’t American “Christians” who want a soft spirituality that makes no demands on us, that we can do on Sunday and live the rest of the week as we like. It’s time that judgment begins at the house of God.

154 posted on 11/07/2012 8:28:13 AM PST by Yashcheritsiy (It's time to make Obama a minor footnote in the pages of history)
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To: concerned about politics

Fascinating, thank you, I find it strange how Ariel Sharon sleeps through such change, it’s been 7 years since he fell into a coma, Rabbi Kaduri predicted the messiah would return after Ariel dies. We are living in Strange times, Obama is an enigma.

155 posted on 11/07/2012 8:35:08 AM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: shortstop

The Republican party is filled with dem-lite, socialist-lite panderers and compromisers. At this point, even a Republican victory would be meaningless.

156 posted on 11/07/2012 8:37:49 AM PST by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Re Libs & Their Long Game - Indeed, it has been a long, arduous campaign, but the blueprints were drawn up decades ago and the organization just ground along inch by inch.

My first exposure to this nefarious operation was at the age of 16 as an LEGAL immigrant from Canada, watching the Goldwater massacre.

Then in high school my first boss lent me a copy of “Rythym, Riots & Revolution” which was a REAL eye opener.

Followed the JBS for awhile too.

By the time that MTV first appeared on the scene, I told everyone within the sound of my voice that it was a destructive and evil influence on the youts of the world, mine included. It’s disgusting programming motivated me to install a power lock on our TV at the time. Unfortunately, the material was available at all the other homes in “progressive”, “diverse” and “politically correct” Irvine.

At the same time, I was watching the germination of the first wave of inept/immature/incompetent/co-opted batch of K-12 indoctrinators begin to work their program on the minds of US children.

TWO BIGGEST mistakes of my life:
(1) Not having wife be At Home Mom instead of Working Mom.
(2) Not doing whatever it took to place our kids in private school.

However, your view that “we (can) create new voters that understand freedom and individual responsibility” is wishful thinking, because of my last two points above.

The timer bell has dinged - The USA as we knew it for a couple hundred years is DONE.

OB’s People will now chow down until all that is left is a carcass.

157 posted on 11/07/2012 8:42:25 AM PST by CanuckYank
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To: Yashcheritsiy

Well said and Amen.

Been saying this for the last several years.

But few are listening or even willing to consider it.

Like Liberal Americans who want their free stuff - American Christians bought the lies and revel in the lies, that made their faith exactly as scripture said it would become in the latter days: lukewarm.

Or as II Timothy 3 states - ‘having the form of religion - but having no power’.

Remember, Jesus warned us in Matthew 24, that when iniquity abounds, the love of many (He’s speaking to the church) - will grow cold. That we will hate and betray one another.

I believe we have arrived at that point, and God’s Judgment - giving an entire nation over to it’s debased mind - is the fruit of what we see happening around us.

158 posted on 11/07/2012 8:45:15 AM PST by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

All I would add to your post is that Romney is what pushed us over the cliff. While he personally may not be to blame, his philosophy, which is the product of a morally bankrupt party leadership, most certainly is.

Otherwise, Amen.

159 posted on 11/07/2012 8:49:16 AM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: tcrlaf
You speak the truth. Given the state of the electorate and the mood of the country, a TrueConservativeFR TM would have lost 50 states and DC and gotten maybe 30% of the vote last night.

That does not mean that conservative principles are wrong, or that we shouldn't hold to them. We simply have to realize that the political climate of the country has tilted leftward and is now left of center, and this has been coming for at least a generation, maybe more. The problem is not conservatism, or the GOP, or any particular candidate our side may wish to run, the problem is that we have a country whose voting majority no longer believes in the things we believe in, the things the Founders believed in, the things that built this country from a wilderness to the most prosperous society the world has ever seen. Barack Obama didn't simply walk into the Presidency one day. People voted to put him there. He is simply the result of what has happened to our country over the last generation or two that has come of age and is now voting in elections. What will it take to change this? A country, just like a person locked in a downward spiral of decadence and personal destruction, often has to hit bottom before they can crawl back up. My guess is that a general collapse and rebirth will be what it takes. Whether or not the country holds together as a federal Republic or breaks up into autonomous states remains to be seen.

160 posted on 11/07/2012 8:53:07 AM PST by chimera
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