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Time Heals All Republicans
American Spectator, by Brandon Crocker

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/12/2012 6:14:00 AM

I am a naturally optimistic fellow, not easily depressed. But on election night, despite a supply of cheap champagne and leftover Halloween candy to boost my spirits, I went to bed thoroughly demoralized and in the dumps. The piece by Robert Stacy McCain that appeared on this site the next morning ("Doomed Beyond all Hope of Redemption") pretty much summed up my feelings. But Time, the Great Healer, soon started to have its salubrious effect on my psyche, and I was able to wade through some post-mortem analyses without getting physically ill,


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Foggybottom, 11/12/2012 6:29:30 AM     (No. 9008331)

Tortuous essay in that it is three quarters diatribe against conservate beliefs and presents apologetics for compromising principles to supposedly reach unity. The remainder warns us not to castigate as the author has done.
I truly believe it´s time to consider forming a replacement party to attempt to rid us of the nonsense.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 11/12/2012 6:32:23 AM     (No. 9008334)

Sod you.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Nan, 11/12/2012 6:37:47 AM     (No. 9008336)

The beginning of this article summed up just exactly how we felt. Unless Conservatives become as aggressive as Democrats they will continue to lose elections.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno, 11/12/2012 6:40:24 AM     (No. 9008340)

Yeah, but what´s going to heal the United States as a free country once it goes down the Socialist toilet and the Constitution becomes just a piece of history because the Supreme Court was taken over by Marxists?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MissMolly, 11/12/2012 6:49:07 AM     (No. 9008357)

FTA: Even with a strong Democrat turnout, the basic philosophy that is the core common bond of Republicans resonated with a majority of the electorate.

He´s right, of course. And, he´s also right that we have to find a way to get good candidates through the primaries. No more Akins and Mourdocks.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/12/2012 6:50:10 AM     (No. 9008359)

There´s no reason to throw in the towel when you look at how Obama won. $800 billion to his donors and supporters,6 trillion in new debt and a huge expansion of safety net giveaways to non Americans.Millions in foreign donations, overcounts in highly liberal districts.A complicit media.

Whenever republicans delve into right wing social engineering or dept. creations,it only leads to disaster. We´re spending billions on head start and kids are further behind in reading.The EPA was Nixon´s idea and they´re going to shut down all conventional energy except what they need.Bush´s energy dept.loans for developing green alternatives has become a huge grab bag for Obama cohorts.The medicare drug bill didn´t buy love from a single senior.

Romney said during one of the debates he would continue most of Obama´s policies. Did that help him win. How about reaching across the aisle,a mandate they always put on the right,not the left.

We need a firebrand with common sense to penetrate thick skulls.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bpl40, 11/12/2012 7:04:01 AM     (No. 9008371)

Learn to match the ´Rats´ ground game as in the Scott Walker Recall. Romney switched to electronic advertising, Dolphin/Orca (or whatever) in Wisconsin and got walloped.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 4freedom, 11/12/2012 7:13:38 AM     (No. 9008384)

Have to agree #4 once they get the majority it´s all over. One ray of hope I read last night there are several states formulating petitions to secede from the Union. I just might be moving to Texas.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: StormCnter, 11/12/2012 7:26:53 AM     (No. 9008402)

#9, Texas isn´t going to be seceding, although you´re welcome to come on down and enjoy the advantages of living in this fine state.

The secession talk is nonsense and extremely unproductive. We can take steps to correct what went wrong in this election and we have a whole stable of excellent young men and women to lead the way. Texans don´t retreat, #9.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: StormCnter, 11/12/2012 7:27:22 AM     (No. 9008403)

#8, of course. Back to the coffeepot.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 11/12/2012 7:27:47 AM     (No. 9008404)

I´m with #1 on the replacement party idea. We´ve tried working within the GOP to push them even a little bit back to what they´re supposed to stand for, but all we get is push-back in return. Let´s face the cold hard reality here: The Republicans are as progressive as the Progressives - or, as I call them, the Pro-Regressives. They want us all subservient and beholden. They are our abusers, and we apologize when they beat us up.

It´s either fight like we believe in ourselves and our country, or we all go to Re-Education Camp. Yay.

Remember the movie Red Dawn? (The original, that is.) Remember the Mayor, who cozied up to the invaders? Remember the one dad who ended up in the drive-in theater, behind razor wire? ´´Avenge me!´´

Our Forefathers are crying out now for us to avenge them. We are the kids in the mountains. We can do it to, but we have to become guerilla fighers. Take no prisoners.

In the figurative sense, of course.

We need a true conservative party, based on our original founding ideas and principles. Nothing less will save this country.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 11/12/2012 8:07:45 AM     (No. 9008456)

Nobody will take my core beliefs from me. Yes, this hurt, but if I look at it through the prism of "all politics is local" then everything will be fine.

Our state is firmly in the red - and 30 of 50 states either have a GOP governor or Republican-controlled state house...

...BTW...the remake of Red Dawn opens Thanksgiving Day...looking forward to it (this time we´re invaded by the North Koreans...)

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TexaTucky, 11/12/2012 8:15:42 AM     (No. 9008466)

#5, Romney was neither an Akin nor a Mourdock.

He lost, too.

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