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Where to Adjust, Where to Stand Firm

Vatandas Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 6:14 PM
Mark, I don't know why you "talkin' heads" don't get it. Ann Coulter is, I think, the only one who has got it right. The thing that puts Obama over the top is all of the folks suckin' the milk from the gov't teet. That milk is sweet. And, there will be more of them in 2016. It isn't about war, or the economy, or immigration, or jobs. It is about that sweet milk. Alexis de Touquerville has it right over a hundred years ago. I'm paraphrasing here, but basically he said that once the folks who are getting that MILK realize that they can get it via the vote, the rest of us are in deep you-know-what! Those with no skin in the game will screw the rest of us. BYW, when 93% of the black vote goes for Obama... I wonder who the read racists are?
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:50 PM
That government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul--G. B. Shaw

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...