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Posted on 03/12/2002 11:34:12 PM PST by ThePythonicCow
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As far as CFR, I am very disappointed in the President's statement that he will sign it. You can do a search to see just how disappointed I am, but you may be surprised at why I'm disappointed. (btw, has he signed it yet? Why not?)
However, CFR is not the end of the world. It is not the media's responsibility to feed us information regarding candidates and/or issues. It is our responsibility to learn about candidates and issues. How we go about taking on this responsibility and getting others to do the same is something much bigger than CFR itself.
I appreciate your candor.
I'd like to see your plan realized of ridding Congress of liberals, and then going after the liberal-Republicans, but I'm afraid my life expectancy isn't as long as a Biblical patriarch's.
I'm all for the Patriot Act. I've actually read it. I wonder how the terrorists communicate from one country to another if not by phone or computer?
If the gov't can monitor "terrorist" communications within the confines of the US, then they can monitor ours. The definition of terrorist will slip and slide to suit their needs.
Why not just repeal the 4th amendment? After all, you have nothing to hide. Why have a constitution in the first place?
The surveillance state is here. Too bad you agree with it. This is why the modern GOP sucks - it is all about gaining power, not about personal liberty.
Am I reading this right? You would prefer some Norweigan immigrants to Mexicans? Why is that? Something about a European culture?
Well, my race baiting GOP friend....
My point is that GWB is trying to court the "hispanic" vote to shore up his chances in the '04 election. He speaks some spanish, so that is supposed to make him appealing to Mexicans, and in turn, they will cast off the billions of dollars of federal goodies and become good GOP voters? Right.....
In Texas, we had the pathetic sight of two Dems trying to "out hispanic" each other to get the nomination for governor. It was something worse than the worst pandering the UNIBANGER ever attempted. Dukakis did part of his acceptance address in '88 in spanish to pander to the Latin vote. Now "we" are doing it. Do you see a pattern?
The whole point with Norweigan, is that it is a language which is almost unknown to anyone in the US. I could have put down a language used by darker skinned people, if that would not have offended your sensibilities, but I prefer to smoke out race baiters, when able. It is so easy to smoke out a good little, PC, GOP race baiter by offering anything "white" over "Mexican."
The Mexican immigration experience is an unqualified disaster. Almost no effort is made toward assimilation, and loyalties are almost exclusivly Demoncrat. It is a peasant labor force, that votes accordingly. Scandinavian decendants in America (or Scandi-Americans if your PC sensibilities will allow), do not cluser in communities which bear no resemblance to the host country, like Central American immigrants do. You can walk through Scandi-American neighborhoods (if you can find them) without fear that your next stop is the emergency room or morgue. You don't see massive voter fraud, street demonstrations in support of that fraud, with the Norweigan flag flying over the Stars and Stripes.
Scandinavian immigrants would be expected to join the workforce and raise their children to be responsible US citizens. There would be no pressure group championing thier "rights" as immigrants.
One PC point of order...Latins are white, at least they were until they realized they could get an entire array of social goodies by claiming to be their own race, and that race is not white (caucasian).
No, there is nothing inherently superior about European cultures. There is something wrong with unchecked immigration and empty-headded politicos who pander to that vote at our expense. There is something to be gained by having immigrants who don't think that because of their year-round suntan, they are entitled to be a pain in the ass, and not assimilate.
If GWB spoke Norsk, rather than Spanglish, I doubt you would see him pander to Scandi-Americans - that was my point.
He would say that they are a hell of a lot better than the Democrats, and that it would be much easier to get control of the Republican party than to build up a third party from scratch.
True, a third party is not going to happen, unless a total collapse of the economy or substantial military defeat takes place. RINOs are only useful for organizing the chamber, and that is significant. Other than that, RINOs are unpredictable and take the party to the left (to keep their loyalites). Sometimes, it is good to buck the RINOs, take your lumps, and then regroup without them. Your message stays conservative, and the RINO option is less appealing. I would guess that the majority of GOP reps are conservative, but they waiver to keep the RINOs in the big tent. Screw the RINOs and tap into the disenfranchised conservatives by using "wedge" issues. The GOP would have a 2/3 majority if we quit pandering to the "ethnic" vote, and proposed shutting down the border, scrapping the income tax, and cutting the welfare rolls to the bone.
Too bad we all think the NYT reflects America.
You have a screw loose.
I, for one am not holding my breath. I don't think there are enough truly conservative Republicans left. The so called center of the political spectrum has moved so far to the left that policies that are considered far Right wing today would have been considered the loony left 50 years ago.
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