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Republicans Do Have Leverage; Use It!

Pistol Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 7:17 AM
Leverage? By the golden rule, Republicans have ALL the leverage: He who has the gold makes the rules. The situation the Reps find themselves in is lose/lose short term. Nothing they, or anyone for that matter, can do will make things better short term. And Barry has apparently convinced a voting majority that Republicans are to blame for where we are. Any active role the House takes in the near future will make it easier to assign more blame for the ongoing debacle. Best move is give Barry what he wants, all the while predicting the inevitable disaster, and voting present while loudly proclaiming they can not resist Barry's massive mandate. The only hope is installation of conservative principles, the only thing Reps can do now, is
Pistol Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 7:19 AM
convince as many voters as possible, that the tanking conomy is Barry's baby. If the next 4 years don't do it, then hope the 4 after that will.
Seawolf Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:24 AM
Good thoughts Pistol, but it ain't gonna happen. Too many suckers on the teat already and more to come...Either we demand these capons impeach this clown over Benghazi or we see our beloved nation fall, it is that dire IMO.

At this stage of the fiscal cliff pseudo negotiations, do the American people have any idea what the Republicans stand for other than to protect the wealthy and cut Medicare and Social Security to harm the sick and aged?

People constantly invoke Ronald Reagan, but one thing is certain and very relevant: If Reagan were on the national stage today, the public would not be confused about what the Republican Party stands for and why it matters.

The GOP is having difficulty even consolidating around a central message, much less selling it to the public. There is no excuse for that.

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