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    Quote Originally Posted by Chance174 View Post
    Take a guess at what it means to be conservative. If you think of the the biggest principle of hte GOP party what would you say it is?
    I think if the Republicans could change any one thing about government, they would have states' authority supercede federal authority. Just an off-the-cuff guess from a middle-of-the-road liberal. I know this would make a great Christmas present for Ugly.
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    I think if the Republicans could change any one thing about government, they would have states' authority supercede federal authority. Just an off-the-cuff guess from a middle-of-the-road liberal. I know this would make a great Ghristmas present for Ugly.
    Agreed more state rights and smaller government.....that is the what most of us (Republicans) want but it is the far right Religous movement that gets the most attention. I am not saying being religous is bad but some in the party take it way too far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chance174 View Post
    I am not saying being religous is bad but some in the party take it way too far.
    There's nothing wrong with being religious as long as laws that I have to obey aren't based on someone else's religion. In the case of opposition to abortion, much of it (not all, but much) is founded on religious beliefs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chance174 View Post
    Agreed more state rights and smaller government.....that is the what most of us (Republicans) want but it is the far right Religous movement that gets the most attention.
    Maybe the Republicans in Washington don't really represent what most Republicans want, but there were several instances of them trying to over-rule states rights when they were in charge of the executive and legislative branches. Off the top of my head there were gay marriage, marijuana legalization, and emmisions requirements.
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    Quote Originally Posted by washed up wrestler View Post
    Fuhgetabout the equivocation. These were hearings for a potential Supreme Court Justice.

    I have no idea what Jacob 311 means but I'm going to guess it's a verse from the bible? If so, you probably are anti-choice and agree with the loudmouths who got booted from the hearings, not that you personally would act out like that. Do you think the majority of Americans approve of the antics that they witnessed? I sure don't.

    Modern Republicanism is way out of the mainstream. The party is far, far right and that is why they are lost in the wilderness.
    Washed Up Wrestler, you are a real piece of work. First, where the hell do you see a bible qoute anywhere in my post. I hate religion.

    Second, you think I agree with the anti-choice wackos. I am so pro-choice it almost offends other pro-choicers. I hate the radical right with a passion. I have worked hard on many progressive issues including the right to choice and same-sex marriage. How dare you group me in with the wackos. In fact, based upon your inability to decifer my post, I think you might fit into the left-wing radical wacko camp. How does it feel.

    Take some time and read it again. I am simply saying that, while what the wackos did yesterday is ludicrous, liberals are not immune from this problem either. This was illustrated by some of the actions of anti-war liberals during some congressional hearings. I don't care what the hearing is for, the Supreme Court, General Patreaus, Secretary of Transportation, etc..., interupting the hearings by shouting slogans or chants have no place. Do it outside.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FloggingSully View Post
    Maybe the Republicans in Washington don't really represent what most Republicans want, but there were several instances of them trying to over-rule states rights when they were in charge of the executive and legislative branches. Off the top of my head there were gay marriage, marijuana legalization, and emmisions requirements.
    I don't think it is a maybe Flogging I think it is the truth. When you look back at the Republicans losing a lot of seats in 2006 they were actually beat by Democrats who were more conservative than them. In my opinion that is where the Republican party lost a lot of their base.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob311 View Post
    While I deplore the disruptions caused by these wackos, liberal wackos are not free from blame either. See: http://www.usatoday.com/news/washing...Protests_N.htm and http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,296294,00.html (towards the end of the story).

    Also, while many right-wing, religious wackos are republican, not all republicans are right-wing, religious wackos. Though I fear they are gaining more and more traction in the party.

    Similarly, while many left-wing, anti-war or anti-corporation wackos are democratic, not all democrats are left-wing, anti-war or anti-corporation wackos.

    So, at the moment, lets not assume that these actions represent the current state of the republican party, just as the anti-war protesters in the above referenced stories did not represent the current state of the democratic party at the time.
    If you continue to post even-handed, balanced, well-thought-out statements like this you will have to find some other forum. It is not permitted in "Politics and Religion".
    You have been warned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by M Richardson View Post
    If you continue to post even-handed, balanced, well-thought-out statements like this you will have to find some other forum. It is not permitted in "Politics and Religion".
    You have been warned.

    I apologize for any problems my rational thoughts have caused. I pledge from here on out to only engage in irrational, rhetoric-driven, fanatical diatribes!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacob311 View Post
    I apologize for any problems my rational thoughts have caused. I pledge from here on out to only engage in irrational, rhetoric-driven, fanatical diatribes!
    You are beginning to understand. However, you left name-calling off your goals.

    R.I.P. Cyrano and Roxanne.

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