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  •  ^ was just trying to post over there W Buckley (1+ / 0-)
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    rolling over in his grave and disavowing NR

    BUT i then felt too lazy to actually register to be able to post a comment

    •  PS say what one will about Buckley but he kept (3+ / 0-)
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      the Koch's and Birchers at bay in the repub party

      let them vote r but never allow them a seat at the table to discuss their ideas

      •  He did hold (1+ / 0-)
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        ideological correctness as the measure of truth, so the return of the Birchers (which is what the tea party is) was inevitable without a strong personality to hold them in check.  Infer what you will about the need for a strong personality to lead conservatism.

        The right has lost control of the "most electable conservative" test, but you don't see me complaining.  It at least used to be interesting to read some conservative writers in order to poke holes in their arguments.   Maybe they'd even win a round or two.  However, "You're using the term 'senseless' in a different way from how Obama used  it, almost certainly because you are trying to find ways to pander to rubes, of which you are one," is too easy.  I feel like Alexander, who wept for there were no more worlds to conquer.

        Difficult, difficult, lemon difficult.

        by Loge on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 08:09:46 AM PST

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        •  alexander = socialist...built cities & libraries (1+ / 0-)
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          wherever he went


          •  I'm not sure Marx would agree (2+ / 0-)
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            that socialism was even possible in an iron age society, and it wasn't the people owning that stuff.  He did enjoy him some book larnin' though, which is pretty much all that's required to be called a socialist these days.  

            "You're a socialist!"
            "No, I'm just not anti-social."

            Difficult, difficult, lemon difficult.

            by Loge on Fri Feb 01, 2013 at 08:27:43 AM PST

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