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Where to Adjust, Where to Stand Firm

Seawolf Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 8:36 AM
Since the 0 used that 47% clip against Mitt, maybe it's time to go after the 53% who actually pay the bills and flat out call it what it is. You cannot continue down this path, we have wasted 19 trillion dollars so far on welfare since LBJ started that extortion scheme. Stand up for what Madison stated “I cannot undertake to lay my finger on that article of the Constitution which granted a right to Congress of expending, on objects of benevolence, the money of their constituents.” No more of this, Romney promised jobs, 12 million of them, if the 0's base wanted jobs instead of handouts, they would have voted for Romney. It's just that simple folks, we lost and we paid for it, we have to stop paying for our own demise.

The proper path for the Republican party lies somewhere between changing our entire agenda and standing steadfastly on everything. Opinions will differ on the best way forward, as we have seen in the week and a half since the sucker punch of Election Day.

Most conservatives seem to be coping well. We spent a lot of time during the campaign wondering if America as we recognize it would survive a second Obama term. Ever the pragmatists, we now seem committed to doing our part to minimize the damage.

But as we seek to mitigate the harmful effects of...