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Time for Introspection, but Not Surrender

DrThunder Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:42 AM
We go through this every damn time we lose and nothing ever changes. This country is so sharply and deeply divided, perhaps irretrievably so, that there is no hope of reconciliation. Read Walter Williams' column from April 2010 (you can find it in the archives here or on his web site) where argues persuasively for a "divorce", likening our situation to a marraige that is broken beyond repair. Why live under oppression and bondage or under the threat of domestic violence (i.e. civil war) when we can simply separate and go our own ways? We will never convince liberals/socialists of the virtues of conservatism, and they will certainly not convince us of the "benefits" of socialism. So why not just part peacably?

Has the nation gone irreversibly blue? Did intraparty disunity sabotage Mitt Romney's presidential quest? Or is there some other explanation for the nation's re-election of a president with the worst record in decades?


I received an email from a brilliant conservative friend who wonders whether Republicans can ever win another election and thus whether the nation is forever lost. I ran into a college student at church the Sunday before the election, and despite his strong conservatism and high intelligence, he admitted confusion about the candidates' respective positions after the presidential debates.

My first reaction after...