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The Republican Fiscal Cave Is Much Worse Than The Fiscal Cliff

big jack II Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 6:33 AM
It is time for a third party. The Republicans treat the conservatives like the democrats treat the blacks. The RINO's have no backbone. The are in it for the limited power they have as minority members in congress and that's all they care about. This talk about changing the party from within is hogwash. We are in the mess we are in because they cave all the time, they have no core beliefs like the democrats do. They just talk a good game, and knuckle under to the pressure. The conservatives need to abandon the republican party, it is the time, enough is enough.
Wumingren Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 10:52 AM
Not a third party, a replacement party. We already have a bunch of "conservative" third parties, each of which came to be due to single-issue politics. What we need is a new party to replace the GOP, one that has a single issue common to all the current splinter groups: taxing and spending. Never mind all the social stuff. The media is keen to ask those divisive questions and has successfully destroyed a lot of conservative candidates on those issues. A replacement party would eschew any and all questions on social issues and focus only on taxing and spending.

The fiscal cliff debacle showed conclusively that the GOP establishment is a completely ineffective guardian of our liberties against President Obama and the Washington ruling class. Forget fantasies about reversing the growth of the state, let alone stopping such growth; Boehner’s boys can’t even slow it down.

The fight over the debt ceiling is shaping up to be more of the same. This week, Obama announced that he is not going to negotiate over the debt ceiling. Republicans are in shock, but the rest of the country is in shock that the Republicans...

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