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The Right Isn't Waving A White Flag

bmitchell671 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 9:02 AM
This Thanksgiving - I am thankful that I am not an ingrate: black ingrate - who don't know that it was Lincoln a Republican that gave slaves their freedom and it was Democrats that demanded Jim Crow laws.Hispanic or Latino ingrates - calling it racism when this country wants to protect our soverignty by protecting our border. As if it is our fault that countries like Mexico and most in Central America are run by corruption and despots - and then WE owe You? for what? we owe you nothing. Asian ingrates - who think they are smarter yet more racist than any group yet vote for Obama. And Gay ingrates - so for 3.5 % of the population we should redefine marriage? Try being Gay in Muslim country or Cuba. Ungrateful minorities -we don't want you.
Jim1566 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 5:13 PM
It is perfectly all right for you to feel that someone is slighting you. However if you felt that you could influence someone to believe that you were anything other than a bigot yourself you may not have succeeeded as admirably as you wished. It would do conservatism more good to prove that it finds the culture of identity irrelevant than making it an issue. No new conservatives will be attracted to a cause that attempts to sell itself with vitriol and hatred.
Science Avenger Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 2:20 PM
All arguments concerning Republicans and Democrats before 1972 that presume they are the same entities as today are ignorant at best, dishonest at worst. Lincoln would be decried as a liberal in today's GOP.

The conservative Gotterdammerung is finally here. "Like dazed survivors in a ravaged city, America's conservatives are wailing and beating their collective breasts," opines the Economist's "Lexington" columnist. "A leading conservative thinker," asked by the Economist to "list today's conservative ideas, laughs bitterly and replies, 'Are there any?'"

Former Reaganite Rep. Vin Weber (R-Minn.) laments in the conservative journal Policy Review, "I have never been so concerned about the future of conservative ideas."

A Washington Post columnist announced that "the long descent of the Republican Party into irrelevance, defeat, and perhaps eventual disappearance" has finally begun. William Kristol of the Weekly Standard...