Skip to comments.HOW TO CO OPT THE GOP AND SAVE THE USA (vanity but true)
Posted on 10/03/2013 11:51:06 AM PDT by noprogs
Do you know how to spell frustration with three letters? It's done G-O-P.
It's peanut harvest time now in South Georgia, and due to equipment failure today I'm not on the tractor, so I'm outstanding in my field. Beck was on the radio today with his "defund the GOP" campaign going full blast and I guess he will stay on that position until he sells all the tee shirts he has printed. Tried to call all morning with a better strategy whenever I didn't have a wrench in my hand, but like the GOP establishment,they have no time to listen since they have a show to put on. Same results with Wilkow. So here I am, and decided to try it this way after answering a post on a parallel subject.
The problem with the GOP are the Reagan Democrats, aka neocons, who have risen to power and are now the establishment. HALF OF THE PROBLEM WITH THE GOP IS IT IS CONTROLLED BY DEMOCRATS! They changed their label, but did not change the contents of the package. This is why the GOP continues to drift left in search of the elusive moderate, the evasive middle. This is why Pat Buchannan in ridiculed hardest by his own party, why Ted Cruz is such an anomaly, and why when I talk to a non voter they tell me "Why bother voting? There isn't a dime's worth of difference between the parties.". You and I may know better, but looking at the steady growth of government in size, expense, intrusiveness and inanity regardless of which party is in charge, I can see their point.
The answer is not a third party, regardless of the figurehead, name or ideals. The deck is too stacked at the level where elections are controlled, which is the States. Furthermore, look at the mess in the Virginia gubernatorial race. Now I regularly read my Rothbard, but the Libertarian Party of Virginia has been duped into nominating Sarvis who is proposing a carbon credit program for the state. No true Libertarian is going to propose a new government program! Virginia Libertarians, everyone who shares your bong is NOT your friend and you have been rendered a worse joke by enviro whacko socialist infiltrators. While Cuccinelli is no small government champion, get used to saying "Governor McCauliff". Gee....thanks!
Then we have the folk, many on Free Republic who say "So and so did this. I'm done with the GOP.", or "Rove said or did that! I'm leaving the GOP.". You are a bunch of chicken (manure), whiney assed, quitter babies. I'm glad your sissy selves were not at the Battle of Kings Mountain! You have let a bunch of Michael Medved Democrats run you out of the GOP. YOU ARE THE OTHER HALF OF THE PROBLEM IN THE GOP! Gee.....thank you too!
Here is the solution. Be warned, it will require people with thick skin, a modicum of diplomacy, work and patience. People who choose to join this effort can expect ridicule, embarrassment, rejection and failure, but must be willing to persevere. THE GOP IS A GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATION. That is the key. Join your county or city party NOW. Attend all the meetings. Make new friends and repair old wounds. Volunteer for work. Practice your Dale Carnegie. Be sure to attend your mass meetings where the delegates to the district and state conventions are elected, and work to elect delegates who believe in small government. Be sure your county fills all it's slots at the conventions and do what you can to introduce good resolutions and elect good state and district officers.
This strategy works. The 8th Congressional District of Georgia has been turned around with true conservatives in all offices. Some headway has been made at the state level, and we intend to finish the job at the next election of officers. Moderate RINO officers of the GA GOP, you better have your big boy pants on. What happened in 2012 WILL NOT BE REPEATED. Our next slate of National delegates will have grit, not be (mushy) grits.
If enough people join this way and follow this plan, we can turn the GOP into a true second party in a two party system, and thus offer a clear alternative to the electorate. There are more non voters than members of either party or the mushy middle independents. Given a clear alternative, a true small government party will attract most of those votes. The key is offering a difference through a different GOP that has been co opted from within.
p.s. don your flame suit.
Another blog pimp?
That isn't what happened, the repulsive GOP leadership was already the Rockefeller republicans, the Nixons, Fords, HW Bush, Dole types, the still and current leadership we call rinos.
Reagan managed to win the nomination on his third presidential run, in spite of them, and rallied conservatives and the religious right in an effort to take over the GOP from the rinos, we are still fighting that battle.
"Ridicule & embarrassment"; great sales technique.
Perhaps a "modicum of diplomacy" might be the way to go.
(I read that somewhere)
Good flames there, laotzu.
Accurate assessments are sometimes embarrassingly ridiculous. I was using diplomacy to write that, holding back literal definitions.
The people in charge when Reagan was nominated 33 years ago are......dead.
When did you last attend your county GOP meeting?
Yep. Go to my blog. See if you can find the address in the body of the thread.
What are you on about?
Good lord man do you think that when we talk about the Rockefeller/Romney wing of the GOP, the rino leadership of the GOP, the Karl Rove and Bob Dole, HW Bush wing of the GOP, we mean it has to be the same exact names that were in place in 1979, or 1969, or 1959, or 1989?
The rinos and the libertarian social agenda types are still there, it is still a fight between the conservative Reagan wing of the GOP and the rino Rockefeller wing, or to update it for you, the conservatives versus the Romney/Rove wing of the GOP.
I’m just trying to change the GOP the only way it can be changed, and the way Reagan was nominated which was and is from the grass roots.
Are you active in your local GOP chapter? Is your local GOP chapter active? If the answer to either of those questions is no, when you look in the mirror you’ll see where the current problem of RINOism begins in the GOP. Absence from the process implies agreement with the results.
If sitting around on FR griping could fix the GOP, it would already be fixed.
You are right about getting involved locally. Even state wide is ok. But my money goes to conservative candidates, not to national Republican groups. I learned my lesson with Charlie Crist.
Good luck with the peanuts before the rain comes.
Only if you think lip service is reality.
I’m not a republican, have never been a republican, and freerepublic is not a republican site.
Appreciate your thoughts. I don’t give to the RNC either. To change the party requires working from the local level to the district level to the state level to the national party level.
Crist should have never been nominated for anything, and the Florida GOP being filled with doddering, senile Yankee RINOS allowed it to happen because of LACK OF INVOLVEMENT IN THE PARTY BY TRUE CONSERVATIVES OF WHICH FLORIDA HAS PLENTY! Sorry for yelling.
Hope all is well with you and yours.
Then....pray tell me why you are commenting on a thread about the GOP.
On second thought, don’t bother because all you want to do is gripe and talk about people instead of offering any viable solutions.
>> Im not a republican, have never been a republican
No surprise there.
Thank you, but why did you cut off the words “”and freerepublic is not a republican site.””?
It is a grassroots organization. How do you think the RINOs took over?
The current crop of RINO neocons rode in with the Moral Majority as Reagan Democrats. Oh it was a joyous time and the tent was big. In my county’s chapter, there once were 20 people identifying with the MM. Now, there is one left. Let that sink in. ONE! About all of the allegedly former Democrats stayed while the Old Guard fell to their mortality. The neocons think they can outlast the TEA Partiers and the Liberty Caucus people who are now controlling most of the counties and the district, just like the MM who were “too pure” or more likely too lazy to continue.
So, are you going to try to help?