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Does the Republican Party Have a Future?

alphonsejones Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 10:36 AM
sdtar parker is wrong about akin he was viewed as the weakest of the 3 repubs running in the primaries to challenge mccaskill, who was very vulnerable to defeat. The marxist party spent money to help defeat akin's opponents and encouraged marxist's to vote in the states open primary in support of akin after akin stuck both feet in his mouth, his pathetic ego got in the way of doing what was best for the party and step down. Any comments concerning rape will always send up red flags for women and became a devisive issue that destroyed any chance he had to win and then to make matters worse, moorcock in Indiana made similar stupid comments and lost the seat he should have won
Marie150 Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 10:45 AM
You are accurate. But Republican leadership should have at least remained silent instead of falling over themselves to please their enemies in the media..
JustMC Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 12:02 PM
Why? The truth will set you free. What harm is there in calling anyone what he truly is?
JustMC Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 12:03 PM
After all, the reason the GOP as a whole lacks credibility is because of people going along and getting along. Calling BS on GOP members who don't support freedom ADDS to the credibility party-members lack.
Texas Chris Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 10:42 AM
Akin's problem is that he is a Right-statist. He is a moralist.

The United States, from day one, was a project about principles and ideals.

The super power that emerged and grew from the handful of colonists that began settling here was not the product of where those colonists happened to land, but the ideals and principles in their head and heart – applied in how they lived their lives.

The Republican Party was founded in 1854 to address one great blot on the nation’s founding legacy – the existence of slavery in a nation founded under the ideal of freedom under God.

Runaway slave and self-educated abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass said “I...