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  •  Even when they're the incumbents, they (3+ / 0-)
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    slothlax, Just Bob, SuWho

    paint themselves as outsiders. Ann Wagner (R-MO)  is pretending to be clueless about how Washington works when she was co-chair of the RNC for four years. Expect another round of "We're so shocked at how dysfunctional Washington is under them liberals! Let us have some power so's we can fix it!"

    •  They can try (1+ / 0-)
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      Black Max

      But four years of House control will make it a harder sell.  If the confrontational approach continues, they will be the party of obstruction and low turnout will not trump the mood of the electorate.  A lot can happen between now and then, especially Republican behavior.  I don't think they can possibly continue along this path indefinitely.

      There is truth on all sides. The question is how much.

      by slothlax on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 07:59:14 PM PST

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    •  Mental illness is rampant in the (3+ / 0-)
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      republic party.  They celebrate craziness.  

      And yet we talk to them as though they are sane.
      That's our problem.

      Call them insane, sociopaths, mentally ill.  Let's get the conversation started.

      They consistently advocate, vote for, cutting off health care for the sick, denying food to the hungry and sending the young and old to die for corporations.  Who wants to argue that is sane?  That's mentally ill.

      Instead w/try to talk reasonable to them.  Maybe we're nuts.

    •  Don't think it will work this time (2+ / 0-)
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      Black Max, Chitown Kev

      People are starting to wake up to what Republicons actually are doing to the country.  What we need is for them to keep up the b.s. As an example, 4 years ago Obama lost Staten Island NY big time to McCain but this year he beat Romney.  Of course, Sandy was part of the reason but there are other factors also, like voters seeing what a Romney presidency would be like for them.  Unfortunately this didn't help defeat the Congressman (Michael Grimm NY-11) but we needed a strong candidate for that and this go round didn't have that.  Hopefully in 2014 we'll have that candidate.

      Never be afraid to voice your opinion and fight for it . Corporations aren't people, they're Republicans (Rev Al Sharpton 10/7/2011)

      by Rosalie907 on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 09:07:37 PM PST

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    •  Max - Broun is an idiot (1+ / 0-)
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      slothlax

      but his statement does not in any way suggest the President committed treason. President's are accused all the time of acting in a manner that violates the Constitution. Treason is a very specific charge as outlined with clarity in the Constitution.

      "let's talk about that"

      by VClib on Thu Jan 24, 2013 at 09:09:09 AM PST

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