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Republican Annihilation Is Not Likely

BillyD5 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 11:24 AM
All true and more. If they continue to ostracize the Christians, they're toast. McCain had no guts to lose. He's always been behind every hair-brained idea that gags conservatives, and he never stops polishing up his own "honor" at the expense of the Country.
NavVette Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 9:32 PM
@Barbara1247: Unfortunately you're right. By preference, I vote Libertarian or Constitution parties whenever possible.
Barbara1247 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 1:45 PM
The Dems won't need to destroy the GOP - they're doing a fine job all by themselves. They abandoned fiscal conservatism decades ago.
LastStand Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 1:08 PM
You are out of your mind.

The Republican leadership has already made their deal with the Dems.
They (the Dems and the Republican leadership) are actively working to fracture/destroy the Republican party. There is no other explanation for their actions.

They have been colluding on Immigration reform for a long time.
Bush tried and failed.
They got Mel Martinez in there thinking he could get it done, but they chickened out at the last second.
Now Rubio is stepping in to replace Mel Martinez, to do what he couldn't.

This is a done deal.
ppotts Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 11:45 AM
Keep your liberal garbage to yourself. You wish what you say is true but you are very misguided. The Republican party is getting ready for a whole new rebirth and nobody is jumping ship.
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