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Time to Grow Up, GOP

big jack II Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 10:42 AM
It is over for the Republican party. The RINO's have too much control and are only interested in retaining individual power. It is time for a third party. No more trying to work within the party. Conservative should wake up to the fact that the RINO's treat conservatives like the democrats treat the blacks.
Wendy60 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 8:59 PM
Wrong. The Tea Party is picking up seats and the establishment is losing them. It's always darkest before the dawn. I have no patience with people who want to surrender everything we have gained the last four years.
Hantayo Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 11:16 AM
Man you hit that nail on the head. I wish every single congressman and Senator would read those words. We are on the right wing conservative RINO plantation massa.

It's hard for a lot of people, particularly on the right, to recognize that the conservative movement's problems are mostly problems of success. The Republican Party's problems are much more recognizable as the problems of failure, including the failure to recognize the limits of that movement's success.

American conservatism began as a kind of intellectual hobbyist's group with little hope of changing the broader society. Albert Jay Nock, the cape-wearing libertarian intellectual -- he called himself a "philosophical anarchist" -- who inspired a very young William F. Buckley Jr., argued that political change was impossible because the masses were rubes,...