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Roberts, Blankenhorn, and the Power of Liberal Intimidation

Flyover Al in CT Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 11:59 AM
It is true that Rush mocks Dhimmicrats; other Conservatives do also. ELECTED Dhimmicrats make threats against private citizens, name-call, blame, and act like schoolyard weenies and wussies.
ConcealedCarry Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 12:04 PM
Actually, Rush's mocking of self-mockers is redundant. When Democrats are not in power, they are truly hilarious. When they are in power, they are frighteningly dangerous.
ConcealedCarry Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 1:24 PM
When conservatives are in power you get:

-the end of the Cold War
-the Reagan Revolution and the longest peacetime expansion of the economy in history
-balanced budget (a conservative Congress passed a balanced budget in the 1990s and dragged Clinton, kicking and screaming, to sign it)

Nothing scary about "konservatives" in power.
inquisiteur Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 1:28 PM
C, do you also get hugh federal deficits?
Reginald10 Wrote: Jul 03, 2012 3:46 PM
Only if a Democrat / Progressive Congress votes to spend money faster than it's coming in!
inquisiteur Wrote: Jul 05, 2012 9:33 AM
R, that is because repbulicans like to spend but not raise taxes.

of course reagan increased taxes! but now we know he was a rino/cino!
Given how many more Americans define themselves as conservative rather than as liberal, let alone than as left, how does one explain the success of left-wing policies?

One answer is the appeal of entitlements and a desire to be taken care of. It takes a strong-willed citizen to vote against receiving free benefits. But an even greater explanation is the saturation of Western society by left-wing hate directed at the right. The left's demonization, personal vilification, and mockery of its opponents have been the most powerful tools in the left-wing arsenal for a century.

Since Stalin labeled Leon Trotsky -- the man...