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Did Freedom Win?

lukemcire Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 5:37 AM
While I don't agree with all of his points in this column, he is dead on regarding cannabis and marriage equality. The GOP would dramatically increase its membership by supporting these two issues.
spence10 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 9:43 AM
Know the gop would alienate most people in party by embracing those issues.
SteveL2 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 1:22 PM
The numbers of minorities, youth, and single women are increasing faster than the GOP's base of evangelicals.

The GOP's base skews older. And old people tend to, you know, DIE of old age.

If the Dems capture the young vote and the minority vote, they will have a lock on the country that will last for a generation, much as FDR did and much as Reagan did when they assembled long-lasting coalitions themselves.
lukemcire Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:46 PM
It will last more than one generation. Do you rally thing today's teenagers and college kids will raise conservatives?
Democrats won big last week. So government will continue to grow. Individual freedom will yield.

At least some people with records of supporting liberty were elected: Sen. Jeff Flake in Arizona and U.S. Reps. Justin Amash and Kerry Bentivolio in Michigan and Thomas Massie in Kentucky.

Also, Washington and Colorado voted to allow any adult to use marijuana. (But users beware. Your newfound freedom may be short-lived thanks to that extraordinary human being in the White House -- you know, the one who smoked pot when he was in school. Despite promising that he wouldn't, he has cracked down on pot...