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New Conservative Strategy, Part Two
American Spectator, by Quin Hillyer

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Posted By:garnet, 1/18/2013 6:24:04 AM

As outlined in a column earlier this week, Republicans/conservatives should try to outmaneuver Barack Obama and his leftist allies via a new strategy consisting of guerrilla tactics, constantly keeping Obama on the defensive, combined with a re-crafting of how conservatives communicate our principles. Conservatives have proved inept at managing crisis-atmosphere brinksmanship, but we can consistently win smaller skirmishes and ward off societal disaster long enough to outlast the Democrats’ current hold on the Senate and the White House. It’s not that budget-cutters in Congress are wrong, for instance, to try to use the debt ceiling and other legislative deadlines

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 1/18/2013 6:55:04 AM     (No. 9123623)

First replace Boehner with someone with a pair.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cartcart, 1/18/2013 7:03:45 AM     (No. 9123638)

The constant "giving in" only lets the camel into the tent a little farther each time. It is like the guy at the bar who keeps telling the barkeep "ok, only one more drink--only to keep saying it. Pretty soon he is drunk and his money is gone.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/18/2013 7:24:34 AM     (No. 9123677)

Even if republicans do manage to assemble a coherent set of party principles,where´s the outlet to get it across. Nobody is going on the leftist news outlets,so that leaves Fox and red internet stations,both of which have limited reach.

A lot of people in this country develop their opinions over reading simple headlines. The right need to figure out the use of headlines to get their point across.You don´t have to get knee deep in explaining policies.

There was a story a week ago comparing the US debt to an average person´s credit card debt. It was a good illustration of how ludicrous our national debt is but that was the end of the story.

Obama taking a constitutional oath next week is as big a joke as there ever was.Of course none one will call him out on how many times he´s already broken it.One of the latest examples is him spying on Americans without probable cause.You´re assumed to be a terrorist before you can get on a plane.Now you´re assumed to be a mass murderer because you own a firearm.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JAN, 1/18/2013 7:37:35 AM     (No. 9123694)

Why not sit back and allow the full effect of O´s policies decimate the very people he pretended to help.

Our ideas are better but since they didn´t come along with free stuff they weren´t embraced.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: govlawyer, 1/18/2013 7:55:39 AM     (No. 9123722)

While I agree with the author, the problem is that the GOP is not instinctively conservative, and despite assurances by the pundits to the contrary, the Rockefeller wing of the Party is still very much in control.

His program strategy, while very acceptable to most of us here, is not the program that Boner and his band of merry RINOs wants to enact because of the fact that it is conservative in word and deed--something they are for the most part, not.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: philsner, 1/18/2013 8:13:12 AM     (No. 9123762)

#1, tell that to Obama. You voted for him didn´t you?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Judith, 1/18/2013 8:14:53 AM     (No. 9123770)

I think demint´s leaving congress was the signal, for me, that there really are no conservatives in our congress. And DO NOT point to ryan, he is no conservative, just a compromiser to the dems.
Being conservative needs to come from the home/family unit....which is no longer intact in this country. It needs to come from teachers teaching reading, writing and arithmetic, not propaganda and social engineering....which is no longer being done. So how do you rebuild the USA when the basic framework is corrupted?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/18/2013 10:47:23 AM     (No. 9124195)

#1 Troll is #1 on every thread today. Still trying to make propaganda sound "reasonable".

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Reply 9 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/18/2013 10:47:55 AM     (No. 9124196)

Stop telling the truth, lie like a Democrat.

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