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Old 11-07-2012, 07:52 PM   #76
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No, I truly believe that people would die. I'm not saying it would be akin to the American Civil War, but I would expect insane Tea Party militias to form and attempt to "take back their government."

I think people underestimate how powerful this rhetoric truly is. Yeah, some people are just venting, but others are deadly serious.

Those circumstances were outlandish.

Let's just say that Obama had a brother who was governor of Ohio, which is the state that decided the election. There was also a liberal state supreme court in place. The election percentages were in the margin to induce a mandatory recount, but Ohio -- a state controlled by Democrats, namely Obama's brother -- stopped the recount and simply awarded the election to Obama.

You don't think things would get really ugly in that circumstance? If these people react to a completely valid election with this kind of vitriol, what if there was truly something that could realistically be termed a partisan takeover of the White House? The political air wasn't nearly as toxic then as it is now (and it was damn toxic).

It would get out of control.

Its a big step to saying you will do something and actually doing something. I doubt they would have balls to actually risk their lives. A lot of people threaten to do stuff on the internet, they arent half as tough in real life. Besides it would be a suicidal attack, they wouldn't survive. No militia group in this country can even take on the national guard.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:12 PM   #77
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When McCain was fighting Bush for the Republican nomination he was seen as the epitome of a moderate candidate, fast forward to when he actually does get the nomination and they turn him into a bastion of conservative values and he loses.

Mitt Romney when he was governor was seen as a moderate and at some points in the election he was touting some moderate values but as soon as he went down the conservative line Obama runs away with the electoral college.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:21 PM   #78
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Keep in mind that blacks are only 13% of the population in this country but Obama has been elected twice.
I said this last night. I'm aware that not all white people feel this way, lol. Just an ignorant group of people do.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:30 PM   #79
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When McCain was fighting Bush for the Republican nomination he was seen as the epitome of a moderate candidate, fast forward to when he actually does get the nomination and they turn him into a bastion of conservative values and he loses.

Mitt Romney when he was governor was seen as a moderate and at some points in the election he was touting some moderate values but as soon as he went down the conservative line Obama runs away with the electoral college.

Exactly. Romney didn't lose because he was too moderate. He lost because the Republican party has allowed itself to be aligned with extremists.

Think about the primarys. Santorum challenged the separation of church vs state. Bachman claims the gov't is infiltrated by Muslim terrorists. Gingrich challenges the notion of judicial authority. The other nitwit whose name I can't even recall wanted to dismantle more divisions of the government than he could name. Trump challenges the presidents birth certificate.

In order to secure the support of the party, a guy who had been a successful, moderate governor of the most liberal state in the nation had to try and match the crazy. Hell, you could tell that even he didn't believe some of the stuff he was saying.

The GOP needs to separate itself from the Tea Party, stop catering to small, elite groups of financiers, and try to get back to a point where the average, middle class voter sees them as empathetic to his plight.
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:45 PM   #80
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Exactly. Romney didn't lose because he was too moderate. He lost because the Republican party has allowed itself to be aligned with extremists.

Think about the primarys. Santorum challenged the separation of church vs state. Bachman claims the gov't is infiltrated by Muslim terrorists. Gingrich challenges the notion of judicial authority. The other nitwit whose name I can't even recall wanted to dismantle more divisions of the government than he could name. Trump challenges the presidents birth certificate.

In order to secure the support of the party, a guy who had been a successful, moderate governor of the most liberal state in the nation had to try and match the crazy. Hell, you could tell that even he didn't believe some of the stuff he was saying.

The GOP needs to separate itself from the Tea Party, stop catering to small, elite groups of financiers, and try to get back to a point where the average, middle class voter sees them as empathetic to his plight.

they need to be the party that stays out of your pocket and your bedroom
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:49 PM   #81
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...and isn't afraid to talk about cutting military spending, which should be a core conservative value, but somehow it has become unthinkable to Republicans. I think there was a real place in this election for a candidate to step up and say, "I'll reduce the size of our defense budget substantially."

Yet, the roles have completely switched. Democrats aren't talking about cutting defense, but at least they also aren't talking about increasing it dramatically. The Republicans have completely gone off the rails on this issue, imo, and it is something they need to address going forward.

You can't be the supposed fiscally responsible party and advocate massive spending increases to a military already the size of the next 11 countries combined. It is lunacy. And it is an issue that would have traction for a lot of people on both sides of the aisle.
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:11 PM   #82
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GOP is going to have issues winning any elections going forth. The demographics of America have changed and GOP has not been able to get the black and latino vote. Just look at the newborn statistics in this country, whites are now in the minority.

GOP needs to move towards the libertarian movement (ala Ron Paul.) But they are too stuck on social issues to ever go down that route.
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Exactly, there's a reason why tons of women won last night, in somewhat doubtful situations even a month ago. Women turned out in hard core numbers to support themselves, and to make sure Mourdock and Akin(amongst other fanatics) stay the **** away from their ******s, who can blame them?
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:15 PM   #84
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This is a scary, NSFW language, butthurt video of epic proportions.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLoqti0lzAw

"I offer my opinion...I don't CARE if you like it or not. ***Thank you for all the VIEWS you Ron Paul loving douchebags!!! The views, unlike YOU, will REMAIN on my channel forever. Ha. Ha. Ha.*** Thanks a bunch, Paulqaeda.

I allowed over 180 of your worthless comments. If there'd been more than 3 of you that anything worthwhile to say, I probably wouldn't have disabled the comments. You've got to be the most un-educated, simple-minded fools in this country. YOU are WHY we are IN the situation we're in. Your problem is that YOU can't recognize that fact. YOU and your families will pay the price. You now know what will befall them. Whether you seek to help them or not is up to you. How good of a person do you think you are?"
omg... i just wanna shove my dick down her throat. that passion is so freaking sexy lol
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:29 PM   #85
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Some from my "friends" on Facebook:

-There is nothing to be thankful for. Now we have four more years of hell to endure. Those of you who think it's fun, go right ahead and enjoy it. All yours. It was a bad decision all the way around.
--The one's that think it's fun are having their thanksgiving paid for courtesy of the US government. They have a lot to be thankful for
--I don't get it. People really want to screw over who helps keep this country free? Whatever. We'll just keep on working for nothing so everyone else can be comfortable.

- Nation of Socialism here we come!
--(in response to being told to try not live off welfare if she struggles to get a job as the other poster has) -And I got that job because I stepped up to the plate and APPLIED myself. I don't have great job skills or history, and only a high school diploma. I WANTED a job, I got it. A lot of people live to the end of their unemployment benefits before looking, then realize oh, I can file an extension and sit around for another year til it runs out and at that point on taxpayer's money.
--(there was continued conversations where the guy kept saying that he couldn't get jobs because of tons of competition, and the girl kept blaming him for not applying himself)

- where the KKK at?

-GO IZZY!!!! Talking about the election and how Obama's won... All of a sudden we hear "EVIL MAN!"
(^ indicating that they have already brainwashed their 2 year old like the child understands politics)

- You know what I would think would make the election days more exciting? If the popular votes decided...

- Wonder what the outcome would have been had the troops actually gotten there ballots. Funny how that happen with troops overseas not receiving their ballots.

My favorite disappointed one:
- Balls.
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This is a scary, NSFW language, butthurt video of epic proportions.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLoqti0lzAw

"I offer my opinion...I don't CARE if you like it or not. ***Thank you for all the VIEWS you Ron Paul loving douchebags!!! The views, unlike YOU, will REMAIN on my channel forever. Ha. Ha. Ha.*** Thanks a bunch, Paulqaeda.

I allowed over 180 of your worthless comments. If there'd been more than 3 of you that anything worthwhile to say, I probably wouldn't have disabled the comments. You've got to be the most un-educated, simple-minded fools in this country. YOU are WHY we are IN the situation we're in. Your problem is that YOU can't recognize that fact. YOU and your families will pay the price. You now know what will befall them. Whether you seek to help them or not is up to you. How good of a person do you think you are?"

She seems reasonable. Maybe I should have voted for Romney.
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:58 PM   #87
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...and isn't afraid to talk about cutting military spending, which should be a core conservative value, but somehow it has become unthinkable to Republicans. I think there was a real place in this election for a candidate to step up and say, "I'll reduce the size of our defense budget substantially."

Yet, the roles have completely switched. Democrats aren't talking about cutting defense, but at least they also aren't talking about increasing it dramatically. The Republicans have completely gone off the rails on this issue, imo, and it is something they need to address going forward.

You can't be the supposed fiscally responsible party and advocate massive spending increases to a military already the size of the next 11 countries combined. It is lunacy. And it is an issue that would have traction for a lot of people on both sides of the aisle.

It was actually next 16 countries combined in 2011. Still right around there somewhere. Just insanity.
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She seems reasonable. Maybe I should have voted for Romney.
I'm not sure how a person can sound fat, but she sounds really fat.
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The Republicans don't understand that the audience for right-wing talk radio is NOT America.
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Old 11-08-2012, 09:01 AM   #90
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