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Get Rid of the Republican Establishment, Once and for All

Kibitzer Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 5:33 PM
If there is no significant difference, why is the congress (house and senate) so deadlocked and dysfunctional?
Highsider Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 11:09 PM
And like the drug gangs you cite, if they merge, as Patsfan suggests, they will stop fighting and consolidate their control. I'm begining to believe that it will take a new unabashedly conservative party to steer our nation away from the abyss.
JustMC Wrote: Dec 27, 2012 5:42 PM
Good question. Because they are RIVALS for the same throne of total control. Just like two murderous drug gangs fighting over the same turf. They fight each other, but who wins doesn't change much for the man on the street.
Here's a New Year's wish I would love to see come true. However it is defined or however many people are part of it, it is time to send the giant never-ending "GOP Establishment" made up of some professional politicians, some moneyed nouveaux riche who -- by virtue of their contributions and the faux friendships it buys with politicians -- consider themselves political landed gentry and the endless scam artist consultants they support packing.

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