Skip to comments.The Republicans can count me out
Posted on 08/09/2013 12:16:17 PM PDT by ChiefJayStrongbow
I have been a lifelong republican and am even serving as a member of our city council as a Republican.
The republican turncoats who are pushing forward with 'immigration reform' have pushed me and many others over the edge.
Theres a long list of issues that theyve been impotent on, but 'immigration reform' issue is one in which many congressional members have crossed over and are deliberately hastening the demise of our country, on the off-chance that some Hispanics may help republicans win an election cycle 10 yrs down the road.
The republican turncoats who are pushing forward with 'immigration reform' have pushed me and many others over the edge. There’s a long list of issues that they’ve been impotent on, but this issue is one in which many congressional members have crossed over and are deliberately hastening the demise of our country, on the off-chance that some Hispanics may help republicans win an election cycle 10 yrs down the road.
You are not alone.
Have you ever done anything to try to change the policy making structure by replacing your RNC committeemen?
It took less than 1000 votes to put a Michigan tea partier on the RNC but as far as I can see no one else has even bothered to try.
I completely understand and share your concerns.
I always ask, ‘If the Republicans behave like Democrats, why do we need two parties?’
Stay well, my friend. Some day we will have a loyal opposition party.
My mother recently said, ‘Why should I swim the ocean everyday for those who wouldn’t cross a puddle for me?’ You just thought we were in this ‘together’.
DC wants the immigrants to shore-up SS. They lie every day.
We were warned in the 1700’s what people in power will do.
It doesn’t matter who you vote for anymore.
Welcome. I’ve been off the reservation since NAFTA.
Without going into your longer list in the full comment, the short version about immigration “reform” is sufficient for me.
Life long republican, always yelled at those who won’t vote for a RINO, and this illegal immigration thing has pushed me over the edge.
It makes no sense, is bad for the country, all the blubbering about citizens of other countries as if they have no where else to go, it’s sickening.
I really think a lot of republicans not only don’t care about the issues, they don’t understand the issues.
I registering independent. Might have a better chance of getting healthcare anyway since the IRS will filter on Republican for denial of service.
Linda McMahon wants you back!
Anyone got a list of pubby reps' email addresses handy?
Rush has been opining that he believes the Republican party would prefer that its conservative base either shut up or leave.
Yes we do and we need to mean it.
I don’t care if the GOPe loses the House, because what difference would it make at this point? If they act and vote like leftists, then it makes none.
what we need is a new party headed up by pro wrestlers! Integrity would be their main principal!
Nothing phony about that crowd!
The GOPe in your state already tried that didn’t they?
That WWE lady.
When the Republicans selected McCain I decided to just stay home or maybe vote for some independent. When he chose Palin, I relented.
I think now I have quit the Republicans for good.
That went without saying as far back as 2000.
Addendum to post 21: As the republican Sage Karl Rove is said to have commented, If they[Christians and Conservatives]do not vote for us, where else can they go?
Allowing the military to be gutted and destroyed, including allowing homosexual playthings to get “benefits” while heroes are punished.
Oh, yeah? Just try and get benefits if you're not one of the Democrat party's politically correct pets. I've known white people (especially men) who were unemployed, disabled, whatever, applied for benefits and couldn't get a crumb. In fact the workers at the government offices smirked and seemed to take pleasure in turning them down.
I understand what you're saying, though, and I agree with you.
The Republican party has degenerated into the other face of the Big Government party. I’ve had more than enough, thanks all the same.
The GOP Party Leadership has simply become Political Judenrats for the Marxofascist Democrats.
Washington DC and the Halls of Corrupted Power HATE Conservatives - regardless of party. So the GOP Ruling Class works together with the Democrats to run Conservatism into the boxcars headed for irrelevancy and extermination from political influence in society.
They want a seat at Obama’s table of power - so they will turn us all in to the Big Government Gestapo if they think that helps them retain their positions.
Umm, you haven’t gotten the memo I see.
You are supposed to hold your nose and vote for everyone with an R behind their name, giving them 40 year terms.
If you don’t then you love Obama and a commie fuktard who loves abortion.
I mean, why did you NOT vote for McStain? I mean, he was the lesser of two evils!!!!!! /s
The biggest evil IMO is a traitor.
I trust a devil who shows his spots more than the devil who hides them. But then again, to many here, I must be a commie, stalinist, abortion loving, freak.
I refused to vote for McStain. I stayed home.
Next question? “Hows that workin out for you?”
The same as if I would have voted for McStain, except half here on this board would have been cheering for his amnesty, bailouts, domestic spying, turning the IRS against the Tea Party, and all the other nonsense. He would have done the EXACT same things as Obama, but half the R’s would have cheered him on!
As it stands, he LOST so we can ALL agree that the current agenda is bullcrap. If he had won, half here would be cheering him, just like GWB.
I DID hold my nose and voted for Romney, because I thought he was way better than McStain. It didn’t matter, as Stalin said, it’s not the number of votes that count, it’s WHO counts them.
Good-bye GOP. Thanks to Rove, Bush’s, McCain....the GOP is dying out. I predict we will not see another GOP Pres in my lifetime (hmmm...about 30 more years). I live in socialist Kalifornia, where the GOP is a joke. This will soon spread nationwide. Thanks NRSC and GOP elders!
I think all Repubs should switch to the Democrat party. Probably get a few more of our guys elected in the confusion.
Let me counsel patience. The “Country Club Republicans” first made an appearance during Eisenhower. Though they were always a small faction, they wielded power far beyond their numbers, because they had money and connections with the monied and corporate classes.
They really slipped up only once, and Ronald Reagan was the result, likely because they thought him as what he says he was, a “New Deal Democrat turned Republican”. However, he was far too conservative for their liberal tastes, and they resolved to not let any true conservative near the White House again.
It also became more and more annoying to them that their new members had to get elected as conservatives before showing their true colors. To the point where they will support liberal Democrats before Republican conservatives.
Finally the conservatives had enough of their antics. And thus the Tea Party was born. And it is slowly and methodically culling the RINOs from the party. And *that* is an effective technique to eventually overthrow them entirely.
I say this from a point of view of optimism.
John Roberts has acted to restore a level playing field in voting. And Democrats rarely win when they have to fight fair, when they cannot rig elections. This gives a strong advantage to Republicans.
This means that if the Tea Party can keep it up, something they appear to be doing, if not the mid-term elections, then the next presidential elections, the Democrats and the RINOs will be devastated.
And to a great extent, Republican will exclusively mean conservative Republican. And there will be 100 years of reform in the US, in far less time.
I agreed!! I just changed my party to independent. No More Republican Party for me.
It the insanity of power. They see themselves as little gods in charge. Rejecting God has consequences.
This is not because its is a sin to be wealthy it is just that we need to take back the country if their is any chance left and they are the ones who broke it and as such they can pay for it and pay for stabbing us in the backs.
The more we lowered taxes on the rich the less they helped us and in fact the more they became Democrats and limousine liberals at that.
I will only vote for a Christian conservative, regardless or party. The GOP means nothing to me.
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