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Old 02-24-2012, 12:03 PM
 
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The GOP is desperately looking for someone who will unite their party. Unfortunately it's not happening anytime soon, judging from the choices they have.
You cannot unite when the ideological gap between RINOs (Progressive big governement GOP including Evangelicals) and Constitutional/Fiscal Conservatives is so great. The RINOs' policies largely align themselves with the statist Progressives in the DNC with the exception of social issues.
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:05 PM
 
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Default Jeb Bush: 2012 GOP Field "Appealing to People's Fears"

Jeb can now be seen as taking the high road in the Republican mess making him the best candidate either now or 2016.

Why else would his sudden appearance ,from nowhere, in the media happen now?

Read more: Jeb Bush: 2012 GOP Field "Appealing to People's Fears" - Fox News
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:08 PM
 
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Grandpa i posted this 3 minutes before you did. Yer gettin slow gramps! lol

To correct myself before someone else does. I posted at 12:31 pm.

Back to the show.

Last edited by Versatile; 02-24-2012 at 12:27 PM.. Reason: Too correct myself
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:09 PM
 
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Jeb Bush calls GOP rhetoric "troubling" - Political Hotsheet - CBS News

Bush, the son and brother of former presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush respectively, said he found the GOP debates "a little troubling" because the candidates are appealing to voters' emotions rather than more overarching political concerns.
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Thus confirming:

Goodbye to All That: Reflections of a GOP Operative Who Left the Cult | Truthout



Among the GOP base, there is constant harping about somebody else, some "other," who is deliberately, assiduously and with malice aforethought subverting the Good, the True and the Beautiful: Subversives. Commies. Socialists. *******s. Secular humanists. Blacks. ****. Feminazis. The list may change with the political needs of the moment, but they always seem to need a scapegoat to hate and fear.

Surely the Dem's do this as well. I haven't found an example yet.
Let's see, christians, uncle toms, right wingers, neo-cons, bigots, rednecks.....now we just search on your name and these phrases and apparantly somone isn't being truthfull.
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:09 PM
 
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Obama is busy putting Americans back to work and the GOP is debating birth control. I think I'll stick with the people who are actually grounded in reality, the DFL.
This the same Oboma that put 20,000+ jobs on hold till after the election on the Keystone pipeline.

Keystone pipeline: How many jobs really at stake? - CBS News
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:10 PM
 
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IF we have a brokered convention, and IF it means the introduction of a new candidate at that brokered convention (lots of "ifs" and I'm doubtful that we're headed there), Jeb, out of anyone else in the country, would be the one who could unite the party. He wouldn't be afraid to stand up to the crazies either.
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:12 PM
 
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Let's see, christians, uncle toms, right wingers, neo-cons, bigots, rednecks.....now we just search on your name and these phrases and apparantly somone isn't being truthfull.
Earth to mathguy! Explain yourself i don't understand your attack.
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:20 PM
 
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Being a conservative the Bush family is the worst thing that the {R} party ever embraced. And Jeb has a lot nerve saying anything about spreading fear and emotion when is brother was the master. Right after the Reagan revolution it was killed by Bush Sr " no more new taxes" and his brother spent like a drunken sailor. The last thing this country or the {R} party needs is another Bush in the WH.
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:28 PM
 
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The RINOs are nervous. There is a reason they are headed for extinction with real Conservatives.
Good, once you complete the Party's purge the reactionary conservatives will become just another nutcase minority party like all the rest.
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Old 02-24-2012, 12:33 PM
 
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You cannot unite when the ideological gap between RINOs (Progressive big governement GOP including Evangelicals) and Constitutional/Fiscal Conservatives is so great. The RINOs' policies largely align themselves with the statist Progressives in the DNC with the exception of social issues.
What a hoot. That statement is awfully similar to what the crazy conservatives were saying about former GOP candidates like Jon Huntsman who was more a fiscal conservative than the ones we have in the race.

According to the right wing extremists, Huntsman is a RINO because he crossed party lines to serve as ambassador to China for the Obama Administration.

Jeb Bush is right. And the GOP is screwed.
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