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7 Reasons Conservatives Don't Trust the Republican Establishment

big jack II Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 10:50 AM
It is over for the Republican party. The RINO's have too much control and only interested in retaining individual power. No more. The party has become liberal light. It is time for a third party. No more talk about working within for change . It is not going to happen. The RINO's treat conservatives like the democrats treat the blacks.
Frank130 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 11:17 AM
I basically agree. I doubt the corrupt GOP can be reformed... but it still might be a possibility.
Corbett_ Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 11:56 AM
Frank:

People have been trying to reform the GOP for 50 years. It hasn't worked. It is time to give up on that particular lost cause. Time to go 3rd Party.
Barbara1247 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 4:42 PM
You're right, of course. But in 2016, expect the same song and dance that if we don't vote for whichever left-leaning, mealy-mouth liar the GOP offers up, then we are casting a vote for whichever left-leaning, loudmouth liar the Democrats put forward. In other words, a choice between godawful and horrible.
Just as moderates are completely unrepresented in a Democratic Party that's dominated by liberals, movement conservatives often don't feel represented by the Republican Party. At first glance, this seems rather odd since most Republicans in Congress are conservative. However, it's a natural reaction to the Republican establishment that has its hands welded to many of the GOP's levers of power. The Republican Party may be mostly conservative, but there are a multitude of reasons that you can't trust the establishment Republicans as far as you can throw them.

1) They have supreme confidence without supreme competence. Conservative talk show hosts, columnists,...