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  • The Battle To Takeover The GOP Begins Today

    11/08/2012 5:48:33 PM PST · 51 of 66
    firefox to Kevmo

    “why do you log onto FR, which is a pro-life site? What do you hope to accomplish, trying to separate conservatives from their conservative principles?”

    A pro-life site...excuse me...I thought this was an American forum..one that extolled our traditions and freedoms...celebrated our rights as a unique and independent people. Show me where the Founders referred to Abortion clinics and Pro-life demonstrations.

    Conservative principles are not as narrow as you define...nor as proprietary as you explain them...I don’t see where this forum is dominated by anyone except patriotic Americans...who respect people’s rights.

    You need to take some time and see the bigger picture!

  • The Battle To Takeover The GOP Begins Today

    11/08/2012 5:06:22 PM PST · 48 of 66
    firefox to Kevmo

    See...that’s the problem right there...and you prove my point...both you and the other guy represent a segment of the party that wants to impose your morality on others...read your history... friend

    ...that is why we so often lose the good and noble fight. Have you noticed that you can’t impose your views because you are not in power...a Catch-22...wouldn’t you say? But you would be included under the Big Tent anyway...just not with too big a role.

    BTW...you are both doing the work of the Left admirably when you insist upon keeping us out of power.

  • The Conservative Paradox

    11/08/2012 4:26:53 PM PST · 50 of 56
    firefox to Longbow1969

    Thanks...but I am definitely not a Ronbot. Yes...we probably would be more successful addressing matters in a more practical framework with the MTV genereation.

    But don’t miss the political point...we still address it as a political issue in the context of Individual Freedom as opposed to Social Justice and Collectivity.

    It still is genuine but more translatable. To me it is THE ONE issue that prevents us from being formidable.

  • The Battle To Takeover The GOP Begins Today

    11/08/2012 3:50:16 PM PST · 43 of 66
    firefox to Kevmo

    “In the Senate, two good and decent men – Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock – were defeated not because they were pro-life, but because they were inept campaigners. “

    WRONG...theyt were inept campaigners because they were compelled by the issue of pro-life.
    When will we ever learn? More of the same? Think about it!

    You can’t be a party of Individual freedom and dictate to women what they can do with their bodies. Our issue is Individual Freedom...with it we can’t go wrong.

    To paraphrase...those who do not learn the lessons of history are condemned to repeat it.

  • The Battle To Takeover The GOP Begins Today

    11/08/2012 3:49:58 PM PST · 42 of 66
    firefox to Kevmo

    “In the Senate, two good and decent men – Todd Akin and Richard Mourdock – were defeated not because they were pro-life, but because they were inept campaigners. “

    WRONG...theyt were inept campaigners because they compelled by the issue of pro-life.
    When will we ever learn? More of the same? Think about it!

    You can’t be a party of Individual freedom and dictate to women what they can do with their bodies. Our issue is Individual Freedom...with it we can’t go wrong.

    To paraphrase...those who do not learn the lessons of history are condemned to repeat it.

  • The Conservative Paradox

    11/08/2012 2:52:51 PM PST · 47 of 56
    firefox to radpolis

    Here’s the Conservative Paradox...First we need to WIN to change things...Why aren’t we winning...because we are proposing social engineering in our National platform when that is not what we should be about. We need to be more inclusive and appear less imperious.

    We need to be more Libertarian, not Liberal, to be more inclusive. Most people ARE generally conservative by nature. We all know that Conservative principles are sound, founded upon tradition and universality.

    The single issue that, IMHO, hurts us the most is our appearance of being monolithic (at least that’s the perception) in preaching about birth control and abortion . Yes...I know...51% of the population believes abortion is wrong but in every election that issue is used to beat us over the head. Murdock lost in Indiana because of his rape comment;same with Akin in Missouri. That would have been two more Senate seats. It has to be worth 5 points nationally.

    Why do we lose among young single women? Married women? Hispanic women? Why should there be a gap? Exit polls say that their “Perception” of the Republican position IS monolithic. We give our enemies an issue when there doesn’t have to be one. We are the party of freedom; we believe in the Bill of Rights. So if we refuse denial of our right to keep and bear arms, for instance, how can we say that it is OK to deny the freedom one has over there body. We have to be consistent...AND TAKE THE ISSUE AWAY FROM THE OTHER SIDE.

    New Republican plank on Abortion and Birth Control:

    The Republican Party believes that Abortion and Birth Control are within the realm of one’s freedom and right to make decisions about their own body and that this is consistent with the support and belief in the Bill of Rights and all other indivdual freedoms as well as responsibilities. We also respect the religious choices of indivduals in regard to this freedom. We believe , therefore, that Federal government has absolutely no role in financing, determining, supporting, opposing or legislating for or against birth control or abortion one way or another. We further believe that the states should be responsible for providing the usual guidelines protecting the health of individuals.

    The rest of our issues DO resonate with the electorate. This isn’t abandoning principle...it is a restatement of principle....Individual Freedom...which is exactly what the founders wanted.

  • Fun Fact: Obama Lost in Every State with a Photo Voter-ID Law.

    11/08/2012 12:43:06 PM PST · 16 of 25
    firefox to CharlesMartelsGhost

    FYI...PA does have and has had a photo ID voter law up to this year. The Obama group took it to court as in other states. They cleverly TIMED the suits so that even if they lost(which was likely) judges would be prone to suspernd the requirement for THIS election since proximity to the election might create a hardship for the non- photo ID holders.
    So that is exactly what happened in PA. Next year we WIll have our voter-photo ID law resume.

  • What Does a Second Obama Term Mean for Gun Owners?

    11/06/2012 1:53:14 PM PST · 36 of 46
    firefox to neverdem

    ““I don’t believe that people should be able to own guns,” “

    The great irony is, as all firearms enthusiasts know, that Barack has done more to promote gun sales over the last four years than any other President in history.

    Prices of AR-15s soared in his early years and are still fairly high.

    What I want to know is what Homeland Security intends to do with the large purchase of millions of rounds of ammo.

  • Election Judge Wears Obama Cap While Checking in Voters in Obama's Chicago Ward

    11/06/2012 11:04:12 AM PST · 22 of 27
    firefox to matt04

    O’Reilly had a Black guest on recently, a prominent entertainer... I can’t remember his name. He made a statement that struck me.
    He said he was so strongly behind Obama because it would be a disgrace and dishonor for all Blacks to have the first Black president defeated after his first term. That defeat would paint him as an incompetent, bumbling fool, who had run the country down thereby reinforcing the racial stereotype.
    My first thought was that he might thank Barack Obama for that.

  • Seal Team November 6: Aims to Stare Down Voter Intimidation in Philadelphia

    11/06/2012 7:06:33 AM PST · 11 of 58
    firefox to AmonAmarth

    I just saw a Black Panther on Foxnews standing menacingly in front of a Philly polling place.
    Whatever happened to the Loitering laws and the Philly Police Dept?

  • Matthews imagines ‘the hell’ Candy Crowley would have taken if she were wrong on Libya

    10/17/2012 8:35:19 AM PDT · 50 of 54
    firefox to CaribCarter

    “This will cost Romney points in the polls.”

    Just the opposite friend...look at the polls conducted just afterwards on MSNBC and even on CNN...all admitted he won on substance and the ONLY mistake Romney made in the debate was to ask questions of Obama.

    On the other hand Obama’s ONLY mistake was discussing his record...publicly.

  • Rush Limbaugh: Why fear ‘news babe’ Candy Crowley? (pre-debate question)

    10/17/2012 8:11:03 AM PDT · 21 of 22
    firefox to SC_Pete

    “Tens of millions saw Obama stomp on Romney on the Benghazi issue”

    Not really! Many millions heard of this Benghazi issue for the first time. The MSM is now FORCED to cover it. It now becomes a widespread, contentious topic. It has had more life breathed into it.
    It is Perception...it sets the issue up for Romney in the third debate...the Obama spinners are scrambling.

  • Obama wins the second debate. Too bad it’s not the one that mattered

    10/17/2012 7:22:54 AM PDT · 23 of 35
    firefox to Oldeconomybuyer

    Last night...post debate forum...CNN. Poll of 33 Republicans, 33 Democrats shows 46% Obama and 39% Romney.

    However...on sub-questions in the poll, e.g. Who would be better to run economy? Who would be better on tax policy?
    Who would be better on Health Care? Romney won all.

    These results led Anderson Cooper and John King, of all people, to conclude that Romney won the debate and would go on to win the election.

    Did anyone else see this or was I dreaming???

    p.s. Candy was there too admitting her mistake. Does it get any better than this my Conservative friends?

  • You Know You're An Obama Voter If...

    10/17/2012 7:12:54 AM PDT · 7 of 11
    firefox to massmike

    The mistake in your assessment is that you use the word “THINK”. That word simply does not apply to Obama voters and Democrats in general.

    They “feel” , they “emote”. they display “sentiment” and “compassion” but....well...see my tag line.

  • Obama's Rope-a-Dope?

    10/04/2012 8:28:55 AM PDT · 179 of 184
    firefox to jdsteel

    “I can’t be the only person thinking this throughout the debate.”
    An October Surprise...?
    This forum should know better than to underestimate Obama and those that advise him; the Media that carries his water;and all the other usual suspects in the Marxist
    asylum.
    No...I’ll wait til Nov.7 to decide whether rejoicing is in order.
    Meantime...Si vis pacem, para bellum.

  • Dejected Ed Schultz & Rachel Maddow Lament Obama’s Debate Performance: ‘I’m Disappointed’(video)

    10/03/2012 10:26:22 PM PDT · 25 of 34
    firefox to Free ThinkerNY

    Actually it has been reported that Ed Schultz is despondent over his unsuccessful gene therapy.
    It is believed that his extra ‘Y’ chromosome has something to do with his chronic nightmares and waking up in a sweat with Republican campaign literature all over his bed.

  • Well, we all knew Mitt was a liberal, tonight be proved it (just my opinion)

    10/03/2012 10:09:17 PM PDT · 81 of 122
    firefox to GodAndCountryFirst

    From a hard core Conservative...

    Only a Ronbot or Trotskyite would make such a useless, inconsequential, incompetent and irrevelant statement!

  • Chris Matthews loses it, after poor performance by Obama

    10/03/2012 9:57:01 PM PDT · 56 of 115
    firefox to svcw

    “I was raised to not revel in someone else’s misery, yet I smiled as I watched Matthew’s melt down.”

    Perhaps I am not as good a Christian as you...but I always revel in Chris Matthews political miseries!

    I especially reveled when Eugene Robinson (Washington Post) admitted to Matthews that Romney had done a good job in the debate.

    Joe Biden and Chris Matthews, two of Pennsylvania’s unfavorite sons...and that’s being charitable!

  • Judge Rules Photo ID Won’t Be Required For Pennsylvania Voters This Year

    10/02/2012 2:09:00 PM PDT · 64 of 71
    firefox to JediJones

    This ruling is truly outrageous! I ‘ve read the articles but I’m not sure if Judge Simpson takes the blame or if the PA Supreme Court does or if they both share it which I suspect is the case.
    The worst thing about this is a PA GOP spokeswoman said on radio,ABOUT 10 MINUTES AGO. that she was grateful that the law was upheld (that’s right!)and the state GOP was WILLING TO WAIT UNTIL AFTER THE ELECTION FOR A FINAL RULING!!!!

  • Why 2012 will bear a significant resemblance to 1980

    10/02/2012 1:51:46 PM PDT · 12 of 17
    firefox to AZ .44 MAG

    “I think there’s a big dose of buyer’s remorse that will show up on election day that’s not represented in the polls.”
    Combine that with the “Bradley/Wilder Effect”;general outrage;Conservative/Republican intensity; Independent...”I wont’t be fooled twice” and the recession of the Obama base and you have a winning formula.