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Rubio's Amnesty: A Path to Oblivion for the GOP

howard194 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 10:09 AM
you know, i can clearly recall the incredible overnight changes reagan made on this country after the bungling lefty carter. during the reagan era i would've never been convinced the nation could possibly swing back to hardcore leftyism... how could it when reagan had the midas touch? but here we are, democrats have the repubs/conservativism in an ironclad headlock and they have us on the verge of blacking out... but we have one ace left up our conservative sleeves: history has proven that collectivism will always fail and produce absolute misery; it's just a matter of magnitude on the misery and i think obamboozle and co will take the pain to new lows. obamboozle's brand of leftism WILL produce misery and we'll get another chance!

Apart from finding out that Barack Obama did far worse in his re-election than nearly any other incumbent who won re-election, the only thing that perked me up after Nov. 6 was coming across a Time magazine published after the 2004 election, when George W. Bush won a second term.

In the mirror image of all the 2012 post-election analyses, the Democrats were said to be finished, out of ideas, hopelessly unpopular. It's like watching MSNBC, with the word "Democrats" replaced with "Republicans."

Democrats had thrown everything they had into beating Bush, crushing the Howard Dean wing of...