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God and Jeb at CPAC

tbeach Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 4:28 PM
I absolutely love finding gems like this on the internet. Thank you Mr. Shirley for articulating exactly why I canceled my trip to CPAC this year. This article is a must read.
Beethovens10th Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 5:15 PM
About the only conference I care to attend anymore is the Values Voter Summit put on by the FRC - and that's marginal considering how they lavished praise on Romney.
Texas Chris Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 1:08 PM
Problem with Values Voter is that they concentrate too much on social issues, which should be reserved (at most) to the state level of government. Very few "Values Voters" see it that way, though.
Beethovens10th Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 1:51 PM
You can call a "truce" on "social issues" at the federal level if you want, the Left will be thrilled if we do. They'll just go ahead and enact their OWN social agenda anyway. ANY ATTACK BY THE LEFT THAT IS NOT ANSWERED IS RELINQUISHED BY DEFAULT BY CONSERVATIVES.

We didn't wage this war; they did. And we'd better fight the battle BROUGHT TO US or get steamrolled, no matter on what level of government this occurs.

John McCain’s presidential campaign manager from four years ago, Steve Schmidt, has compared the upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to the “Star Wars bar scene.”

Reflecting on the dysfunctional 2008 freak show that passed for a campaign against Barack Obama, Mr. Schmidt would know.

The conference’s problem, for many longtime participants, is not the diversity and raucous freedom one might expect to find in a social club on an alien planet. The quandary is that what is now the largest gathering of conservative activists in the nation has wandered far from its original intent, which was a rejection...