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Demographics Favor the GOP Unless They Blow It
Investor's Business Daily ^ | 04/04/2013 | M. STANTON EVANS

Posted on 04/07/2013 8:56:45 AM PDT by dontreadthis

No one could possibly guess it from the TV talk or coverage by the daily press corps, but the Republican Party stands today at the threshold of historic political victories. The forces pushing things in this direction are so strong that the permanent campaign of Barack Obama, the public sector unions and the like can't prevail against them. The liberals this time are on the wrong side of history, and there is little they can do on their own to change the almost certain downfall that awaits them. However, nothing in politics is absolutely certain, and there is an X factor in the equation that could keep the GOP from a victorious future. This barrier, ironically, is the party's own alleged leadership in the Republican National Committee, a swarm of GOP "consultants", and top echelons of Congress — where the preferred mode of battle appears to be piecemeal surrender.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism
KEYWORDS: demographics; elections; trends
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this is sound optimism, with the appropriate caveat, based on demographic trends from a well-respected conservative
1 posted on 04/07/2013 8:56:45 AM PDT by dontreadthis
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To: dontreadthis

Does IBD do drug testing? To borrow a phrase from Dear Leader, someone is wee-weed up.


2 posted on 04/07/2013 8:59:51 AM PDT by peyton randolph (FUBO and his wookie beard)
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To: dontreadthis

Fine.

Just one thing. Keep American jobs in America.

Stop exporting jobs!


3 posted on 04/07/2013 9:00:02 AM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network
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To: dontreadthis
Demographics Favor the GOP — Unless Until They Blow It
4 posted on 04/07/2013 9:02:31 AM PDT by roamer_1 (Globalism is just socialism in a business suit.)
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To: dontreadthis

It makes tremendous sense. Unfortunately, the Republican leadership listens to the lies told them by the Democrats. It is pure insanity.


5 posted on 04/07/2013 9:02:44 AM PDT by marktwain (The MSM must die for the Republic to live. Long live the new media!)
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To: dontreadthis

Samuel Francis described the GOP as “the stupid party”. The goal of the people in charge is to lose, apparently.


6 posted on 04/07/2013 9:03:56 AM PDT by Dalberg-Acton
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To: Dalberg-Acton

I think most GOP politicians prefer it that way, they get all the perks without having to take any real responsibility.


7 posted on 04/07/2013 9:04:44 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dontreadthis

If they can blow it, they will. Think 2008 and 2012.


8 posted on 04/07/2013 9:06:08 AM PDT by tips up (Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see.)
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To: dontreadthis

Let’s see, gop is trying its best to destroy the Tea partiers. Trying its best to be dem lite. And I’ll bet the farm they once again will go for an old pathetic party hack like McLame, Dull Dole or some Mormon like Mitt?


9 posted on 04/07/2013 9:07:14 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: roamer_1

My thoughts exactly. The GOP is extremely good at snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. It has happened far more times than I care to remember.


10 posted on 04/07/2013 9:09:29 AM PDT by Dutch Boy
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Does GOP Establishment Stupidity Have Any Limits?
GOP USA | 3/22/2013 | Chris Adamo / FR Posted by IbJensen

EXCERPT Once again, those “moderates” of the Republican Party inner circle are exhibiting a determination to obliterate any lingering shred of credibility left in the GOP.

Appearing in the shadow of a stellar CPAC 2013 gathering this past weekend, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus outlined the results of an introspective analysis of the party’s lapses during the November 2012 elections. Predictably, the advice from the self-anointed “experts” is to move the party further left in order to persuade its opponents of a general willingness among the party hierarchy to abandon principle in a futile quest for votes.

The venue from which Priebus issued his statement, the National Press Club, reflects the Beltway Insider environment that has wrought nothing but a string of political disasters for Republicans in recent decades.

Yet, among those who believe that Washington has all the answers, and that the American Heartland is made up of unsophisticated rubes, the reality on Main Street is of little consequence.

“Experts,” the very same experts who gave us Bob Dole, John McCain, and Mitt Romney as the “most electable” candidates, now assert that the core principles which have defined the Republican Party are the root cause for its current unpopularity in the public eye.

Thus, the marginalization of those principles is the best course for the party as it seeks to resurrect its image in the public eye. Go figure. --snip--

11 posted on 04/07/2013 9:09:51 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Stop exporting jobs!

From what I see, everything about America's education system, Gov't policies, health care and tort law are designed to discourage hiring, and thus encourage the export of jobs.

12 posted on 04/07/2013 9:10:07 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: dontreadthis

What a load.


13 posted on 04/07/2013 9:14:01 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: dontreadthis

The GOP is Left so, yeah, they’l blow it.


14 posted on 04/07/2013 9:26:37 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: Joe Boucher

When an RNC committeeman from Michigan (Dave Agema) said something on facebook against gay marriage nobody paid it much attention. A “moderate” GOP blogger ran to his liberal friends in the media for help to destroy Agema.

BTW Dave Agema was elected to the RNC by a coalition of tea partiers, GOP conservatives and libertarians.

“Moderates” are lying, manipulative, bottom feeding scum. The GOP has been moderated into a coma and the moderates are pinching the feeding tube as their democrat friends goose step into full on fascism.


15 posted on 04/07/2013 9:27:42 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: dontreadthis

“...there is an X factor in the equation that could keep the GOP from a victorious future...the party’s own alleged leadership in the Republican National Committee, a swarm of GOP “consultants”, and top echelons of Congress — where the preferred mode of battle appears to be piecemeal surrender.”
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Republicans are content with table scraps and just having a nice seat at the table watch others chow down. Surrender — it’s what they do and how they roll.


16 posted on 04/07/2013 9:28:21 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: cripplecreek

The GOP has been moderated into a coma
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As the old saying goes, if you don’t stand for something you’ll fall for everything.


17 posted on 04/07/2013 9:29:44 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: dfwgator

I think most GOP politicians prefer it that way, they get all the perks without having to take any real responsibility.
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Bingo! Its about them, not us.


18 posted on 04/07/2013 9:30:25 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Dalberg-Acton

Samuel Francis described the GOP as “the stupid party”.
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The weak and stupid party.


19 posted on 04/07/2013 9:31:13 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Dutch Boy

The GOP is extremely good at snatching defeat from the jaws of victory.
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Nobody does it better. They have elevated it into an art form. In those rare instances when they get into the red zone, they promptly fumble the ball and let the Dems run it back for a TD.


20 posted on 04/07/2013 9:33:48 AM PDT by Starboard
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