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Offline rangerrebew

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A plea to spineless republican leaders during the shutdown
« on: October 11, 2013, 04:51:25 PM »
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Re: A plea to spineless republican leaders during the shutdown
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2013, 05:36:03 PM »
Ted Cruz led the GOP off the cliff and a few sane souls now are walking it back. 

This is the LAST time the GOP will listen to this idiot Cruz.
Roy Moore's "spiritual warfare" is driving past a junior high without stopping.

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Re: A plea to spineless republican leaders during the shutdown
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2013, 05:59:42 PM »
Ted Cruz led the GOP off the cliff and a few sane souls now are walking it back. 

This is the LAST time the GOP will listen to this idiot Cruz.

 I happen to like Ted Cruz so speak for yourself.  He, and a couple of others are the only republicans that can hold their head up through this stupid surrender by the rest of them.
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Re: A plea to spineless republican leaders during the shutdown
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2013, 09:59:15 PM »
I happen to like Ted Cruz so speak for yourself.  He, and a couple of others are the only republicans that can hold their head up through this stupid surrender by the rest of them.

Same here, Olivia... but keep in mind Sink never supported him in the first place and INSISTED there was no chance in hell he would win... Sink is always telling us what WILL happen and has an accuracy on the scale of Dick Morris.
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Re: A plea to spineless republican leaders during the shutdown
« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2013, 10:06:06 PM »
Happens. Every. Time.

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Re: A plea to spineless republican leaders during the shutdown
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2013, 10:15:31 PM »
Someone around here really has Ted Cruz occupying the space inside his head.  Ted Cruz is in cause of all that is wrong with the Republican Party.  Ted Cruz is the cause of the stock market going down (but something else makes it go up).  Ted Cruz is responsible for all that ails us, don'tyaknow.  It's been raining here in Pennsylvania for two days straight, and I have no doubt Ted Cruz caused that, along with the flash flooding.  Ted Cruz caused global warming.  Ted Cruz caused the Syrian civil war and he is giving the bomb to Iran.  He's out of control, I tell you!  In fact, I daresay there is nothing bad that Ted Cruz DIDN'T cause.

You see how easy it is when you have a boogey man?  You don't even have to think.  You know exactly where to assign blame, including for things that aren't even problems.
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Re: A plea to spineless republican leaders during the shutdown
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2013, 10:25:03 PM »
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Re: A plea to spineless republican leaders during the shutdown
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2013, 11:03:04 PM »
Ted Cruz led the GOP off the cliff and a few sane souls now are walking it back. 

This is the LAST time the GOP will listen to this idiot Cruz.

/snicker

Spineless wimps don't get led, they get taken advantage of by their enemies, in this case the democrats.  The problem is that, just as with so many other things, we are right back to the 1960s - 1970s version of the GOP:  spineless wimps who play the straight man to the democrats.  Prior to Reagan the GOP was nothing more than the clean-up crew for the democrats and the liberals; the no-new-ideas janitors who came along and told everyone we had to raise taxes to pay for all the profligacy of the democrats/liberals, but, spineless wimps that they were, never challenged the need for all that profligacy in the first place.

In other words, the GOP of yesteryear - and of today - is nothing more than an enabler for the worst of the democrats/liberals.  It's a sign of just how bad that co-dependency has become that anyone who has the temerity to take a stand on principle and resist the profligacy and downright stupidity of the democrats/liberals is derisively labelled an extremist - not by the democrats/liberals - but by the very same political party of which she/he is a member.  Which, by the way, is an almost perfect illustration of why the 11th Commandment was created in the first place:  to put the muzzle on so-called moderate republicans to stifle their poisonous invective aimed at other members of the GOP - invective that they never seem to have the courage to aim at their real opponents, the democrats/liberals.

You're quite the little enabler.

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Re: A plea to spineless republican leaders during the shutdown
« Reply #8 on: October 11, 2013, 11:07:55 PM »
I happen to like Ted Cruz so speak for yourself.  He, and a couple of others are the only republicans that can hold their head up through this stupid surrender by the rest of them.

Of course you like Ted Cruz.  So does everybody else around here, and you'll vote for him the 2016 primary.  That's what he's counting on.

His loss to Hillary would rival Goldwater's loss to LBJ in 1964.
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Re: A plea to spineless republican leaders during the shutdown
« Reply #9 on: October 11, 2013, 11:09:28 PM »
Of course you like Ted Cruz.  So does everybody else around here, and you'll vote for him the 2016 primary.  That's what he's counting on.

His loss to Hillary would rival Goldwater's loss to LBJ in 1964.

Would you PLEASE just go on over to DU! You would be a perfect fit there!


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