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“Let’s Compromise” – What They Really Mean When They Say It
RealityBatsLast ^ | January 28, 2014 | Bryce Buchanan

Posted on 01/29/2014 4:01:06 PM PST by Alex Baker

We constantly hear that conservatives need to compromise. We just can’t “move forward” unless conservatives compromise. There will not be “progress”, we are told, unless conservatives “reach across the aisle” and work with the liberals.

[Clip – including interesting graphs that visually show the results of conservative compromise]

For at least 50 years, when a liberal says “Let’s compromise”, he means, “Let’s move left…. let’s move in the direction of larger government. “

[some examples below of many in the article.]

When mainstream media reporters say, “The conservatives are unwilling to compromise and this extremist position is slowing the progress of important legislation”, they mean, “Some bad people believe that we need to slow the growth of government and we are going to pound them until they accept the progressive position.” When a RINO says, “There are some wacko-bird, Tea Party types who just don’t understand how things get done around here”, they mean “We are quite comfortable with a huge and growing government. We like our power and don’t want these limited-government types to mess it up. Our role as Republicans is to occasionally pretend we don’t like big government, but we can’t stand these radicals who say that and actually mean it. ” When the Democrats say that all they want is “a balanced approach” in budget negotiations, they always want the ‘balance’ to be larger government and more spending first, with the promise of reduced spending and taxes way off in the future. The reduced spending never comes. Republicans seem to have an unlimited supply of gullibility in buying into this recurring scam. It could also be that they understand the game, but don’t really have strong objections. No. This leftward compromise must end. To survive, we need 50 years of “compromise” in the other direction.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: politics; propaganda
Great article that should be read in full. Go here: http://www.realitybatslast.com/2014/01/28/lets-compromise-what-they-really-mean-when-they-say-it/
1 posted on 01/29/2014 4:01:06 PM PST by Alex Baker
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To: Alex Baker

Absolutely right. Compromise always means moving in their direction.


2 posted on 01/29/2014 4:07:06 PM PST by all the best (`~!)
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To: Alex Baker
The media likes to tell us that Americans like divided government when the democrats take one or both houses of congress during a republican administration.

Notice no mention of this political 'axiom' now that the president is threatening to make law without congress.

3 posted on 01/29/2014 4:09:43 PM PST by skeeter
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To: all the best

Exactly. If a lefty ever compromised in a rightward direction, the lamestream media would call it a “betrayal.”


4 posted on 01/29/2014 4:12:53 PM PST by ReformationFan
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To: Alex Baker
Hopefully people are not just waking up to the fact that there is NO compromise from Leftists. To them "compromise" is a little slower time to get to full Socialism/Communism.

Seems like the only people ready to deal with these Socialists are the Tea Partiers and Sarah Palin. Reagan showed the way when he insisted on the 75% essentials of his agenda, employing the American People to call their congressmen and insist they vote for things like the tax cuts. He then "compromised' with the other 30% knowing that after the 70% did the job, the people would insist on the other 30%.

5 posted on 01/29/2014 4:14:22 PM PST by PapaNew
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To: Alex Baker

How many times have conservatives “reached across the aisle”,only to draw back a bloody stump?


6 posted on 01/29/2014 4:15:00 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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7 posted on 01/29/2014 4:17:00 PM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Alex Baker

Absolutely. And this has been going on since the time of Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson. Government grows and grows and grows, and never goes back.

Ronald Reagan managed a tax cut, but he was unable to persuade congress to cut spending.

Now, what Obama is doing basically is throwing a trillion a year or more down the rat hole, and bitching that the Republicans aren’t allowing him to spend more. And the media and voters eat it up. And Boner says, “well, maybe we’d better compromise some more, because we’re getting very unpopular. And Obama said he’d give us 10% of the pork!


8 posted on 01/29/2014 4:18:43 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Alex Baker
We will only take 1/2 of what we want today . . .
and the rest tomorrow!
9 posted on 01/29/2014 4:27:11 PM PST by YHAOS
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To: Alex Baker

My automatic reply to anyone who tells I need to compromise is, “Sure, what are you ready to give up? See in a compromise, both parties give up something they want, so what are you willing to give up?”

This usually shuts them up instantly.


10 posted on 01/29/2014 4:44:51 PM PST by Sergio (An object at rest cannot be stopped! - The Evil Midnight Bomber What Bombs at Midnight)
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when good and evil compromise, evil ALWAYS wins...
11 posted on 01/29/2014 5:25:55 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: Alex Baker

On the farm bill, the republicans in the house passed a bill. The democrats in the senate passed a bill. They came together and compromised - and passed a bill that spends more than either one.


12 posted on 01/29/2014 5:26:34 PM PST by DManA
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To: Alex Baker

Thanks for posting, Alex.

What an excellent essay.

I’ve never heard the name of this website before, or the names of the two men who run it.


13 posted on 01/29/2014 5:53:02 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: Alex Baker

i said it before.

compromise always results in movement towards libtard goals, never towards conservative goals.

our side needs to have a 180 degree position and move stuff our way.


14 posted on 01/29/2014 6:14:12 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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Compromising with bad policy is like adding just a little sewage to your drinking water.


15 posted on 01/30/2014 8:25:56 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Alex Baker

16 posted on 01/31/2014 7:31:01 AM PST by Svartalfiar
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