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The Morning After

wa_ray_ancel Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 8:39 PM
Republicans have been instructed to charge Obama with being a "socialist." Once the tables are turned and Republicans are charged with being "a bunch of socialists," these same card-carrying Republicans have been instructed to obfuscate the meaning of Socialism. Republicans now say "Show me ONE definition of Socialism in a reference book that says getting Social Security is the definition of Socialism?" or they strenuously deny that the 'redistribution' of wealth is socialism. All this obfuscation is intended to hide the fact that the Republican party has a slobbering love affair with their brand of socialism.
wa_ray_ancel Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 8:40 PM
Republican socialism is and has been their airline company bailout, their auto company bailouts, their NON-regulated bank bailouts, their "No Child Left Behind" program, their socialist Medicare Prescription scheme, their proclivity for farm subsidies, their federally REGULATED bank bailouts, their insurance company bailouts, their 'Faith-Based Initiatives', their ethanol mandates, their endless pork-barrel spending, their Wall Street investment firm bailout, their $85 billion AIG bailout; additionally, Republicans believe in social engineering in Iraq and nation building in foreign countries more than here in the good ole USA.
wa_ray_ancel Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 8:40 PM
And, yes, the Republican Medicare Prescription is a redistribution of wealth from the young to the old.

It's over at last, Now we know. Or do we? The voting may have ended, but the counting continues. Here's hoping that by the time these lines appear in print we'll know who'll be the next president of the United States.

Elections are supposed to be provide finality in a democracy, and when they don't, when they just prolong the uncertainty, democracy has been deprived of decision. The country is denied clear leadership, the new president a clear mandate. Nobody wins if nobody wins.

Someone once said that final decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court aren't necessarily right; they're right because...