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GOP madness Unbound...

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Corker is not running again and now Jeff Flake is out.  Conservative but sane Republicans are choosing to retire rather than face far-right wingnut challengers.  What will happen if the only Republicans left in Congress are the crazies?  

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59 minutes ago, ChristineHoard said:

Corker is not running again and now Jeff Flake is out.  Conservative but sane Republicans are choosing to retire rather than face far-right wingnut challengers.  What will happen if the only Republicans left in Congress are the crazies?  

Oh geeez.

Just saw this bit of news myself, Christine. Can't say I voted for him here in Arizona, but I have come to appreciate his taking a stand against his own party's juvenile acting POTUS, anyway.

I'm now hoping that even though Arizona for the most part is still a "red state" but seemingly turning a little more "purple" each election, that whoever that madman Bannon finds to run in Flake's place on the GOP side will be SO damn right wing and out of even Arizona's electorate's mainstream, that perhaps whoever the Dems run will have a fighting chance to win this senate seat.

(...in other words ya might say "Hope springs eternal", I guess)

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1 hour ago, ChristineHoard said:

Corker is not running again and now Jeff Flake is out.  Conservative but sane Republicans are choosing to retire rather than face far-right wingnut challengers.  What will happen if the only Republicans left in Congress are the crazies?  

 I assume other 'sane Republicans' will run against the far-right,  Bannon funded, wingnuts in the GOP primary.   If the wingnuts win it means that GOP voters in those states (for Senate races),  desire wingnuts.   But if the GOP primary contest is close,  and the Dems select a moderate candidate in their primary,  the Dem candidate might get the GOP voters that voted for the sane Republican to cross party lines in the general.   

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On 10/22/2017 at 3:53 PM, Princess of Tap said:
On 10/22/2017 at 5:58 AM, jakeem said:

 

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The GOP politicized military deaths under Obama, but now says don't criticize Trump http://bit.ly/2yCbyk3

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Yeah, well, we can just add this thought to all the other hypocrisies of the Republicans.

YOU know, such as in their silence over Trump's record setting pace in signing Executive Orders, and their overall silence in objecting to raising the National Debt's ceiling limit now that their party holds the White House and which of course will skyrocket once their new tax proposal becomes law.

(...among many other hypocrisies of theirs I could note given an hour or two) 

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8 minutes ago, jamesjazzguitar said:

 I assume other 'sane Republicans' will run against the far-right,  Bannon funded, wingnuts in the GOP primary.   If the wingnuts win it means that GOP voters in those states (for Senate races),  desire wingnuts.   But if the GOP primary contest is close,  and the Dems select a moderate candidate in their primary,  the Dem candidate might get the GOP voters that voted for the sane Republican to cross party lines in the general.   

You know the expression about when we "assume."

 

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12 minutes ago, ChristineHoard said:

You know the expression about when we "assume."

 

Yeah, I DO anyway, Christine.

But unless the powers-that-be around here while they recently "upgraded" the boards have ALSO relaxed their "standards" within this website's word filter(in other words, have finally gotten that "bug" out of the first three letters of their "assume"), you'd be hard-pressed to actually spell this out to James in the unlikely event HE doesn't somehow know how that old expression goes. ;)

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2 minutes ago, ChristineHoard said:

You know the expression about when we "assume."

 

You're saying that the Bannon supported GOP wingnuts will NOT face any challenger in their GOP primary?   Note that we are talking about a primary where NO incumbent is running (since the incumbent retired).   I don't know of any primary election for Senate (either GOP or Dem),  where the incumbent was NOT running, where there were not multiple candidates running in the party primary.     (since a Senate seat is the highest office ALL state politicians look to obtain, other than being President or VP).  

Note that in 2012 and 2014 the Dems won some Senate seats that were expected to go GOP because the GOP ran someone that was just too 'out there' (E.g. the Tea-party \ Palin backed wingnuts), and enough GOP voters crossed over.     

 

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I think normal Republicans are afraid of the Bannon/Trump wing that's taking over the party.  It'll be interesting to see how totally-out-there Moore does in Alabama.  No Republicans are denouncing him or his views.

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16 hours ago, ChristineHoard said:

I think normal Republicans are afraid of the Bannon/Trump wing that's taking over the party.  It'll be interesting to see how totally-out-there Moore does in Alabama.  No Republicans are denouncing him or his views.

I think it is funny that both of us use terms like 'normal' and 'sane' as it relates to Republicans but at the same time we often don't really know how many of these creatures actually exist!   

Yes,  the GOP Establishment is afraid of the Bannon wing (since Trump has little to no ideological stances, I don't include him).     Moore is highly likely to win in ultra religious,  low educated, Alabama.    So what I posted above about getting GOP voters that voted against the Bannon supported wingnuts in the primary to vote for the Dem,  isn't likely in a state like Alabama.     I.e.  not enough purple,  just mostly red.  

 

 

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After Day of Feuding, Jeff Flake and Bob Corker Join Trump to Upend a Major Consumer Protection

"With a razor-thin margin, the Senate passed a resolution to nullify a signature regulation from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which banned forced arbitration provisions. Such clauses, tucked into the fine print of contracts that nobody reads, deny consumers the ability to contest claims through a class-action lawsuit and can allow banks and other financial institutions to rip off their customers with virtual impunity.

Both Corker and Flake, along with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., joined in the effort to give Trump a major win, even if it will hurt many of their own voters.........

 

https://theintercept.com/2017/10/24/after-day-of-feuding-jeff-flake-and-bob-corker-join-trump-to-upend-a-major-consumer-protection/

 

-so much for the big rebellion:angry::lol:

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25 minutes ago, mr6666 said:

After Day of Feuding, Jeff Flake and Bob Corker Join Trump to Upend a Major Consumer Protection

"With a razor-thin margin, the Senate passed a resolution to nullify a signature regulation from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which banned forced arbitration provisions. Such clauses, tucked into the fine print of contracts that nobody reads, deny consumers the ability to contest claims through a class-action lawsuit and can allow banks and other financial institutions to rip off their customers with virtual impunity.

Both Corker and Flake, along with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., joined in the effort to give Trump a major win, even if it will hurt many of their own voters.........

 

https://theintercept.com/2017/10/24/after-day-of-feuding-jeff-flake-and-bob-corker-join-trump-to-upend-a-major-consumer-protection/

 

-so much for the big rebellion:angry::lol:

Yep, And thus yet again the case made that whenever Trump supporters bellyache about politicos like Corker, Flake and McCain being representative of their dreaded "RINOs", those Trump supporters are once again full of bull!

Because in most cases what IS a Republican lawmaker than a individual who will almost always side with Big Business interests over that of the common man?!

And yet "the common man" keeps falling for this kind of bull.

(...ironic, ain't it)

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28 minutes ago, Dargo said:

Yep, And thus yet again the case made that whenever Trump supporters bellyache about politicos like Corker, Flake and McCain being representative of their dreaded "RINOs", those Trump supporters are once again full of bull!

Because in most cases what IS a Republican lawmaker than a individual who will almost always side with Big Business interests over that of the common man?!

And yet "the common man" keeps falling for this kind of bull.

(...ironic, ain't it)

The magic elixir is going to trickle down the rich dude's leg, doan you know.

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29 minutes ago, Dargo said:

Yep, And thus yet again the case made that whenever Trump supporters bellyache about politicos like Corker, Flake and McCain being representative of their dreaded "RINOs", those Trump supporters are once again full of bull!

Because in most cases what IS a Republican lawmaker than a individual who will almost always side with Big Business interests over that of the common man?!

And yet "the common man" keeps falling for this kind of bull.

(...ironic, ain't it)

You forgot;  corporations are people too.    ;)

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19 hours ago, Dargo said:

Yep, And thus yet again the case made that whenever Trump supporters bellyache about politicos like Corker, Flake and McCain being representative of their dreaded "RINOs", those Trump supporters are once again full of bull!

Because in most cases what IS a Republican lawmaker than a individual who will almost always side with Big Business interests over that of the common man?!

And yet "the common man" keeps falling for this kind of bull.

(...ironic, ain't it)

Trump is the biggest RINO of all.  Wasn't that long ago that he was a Democrat.  Of course, Trump has no moral, religious or political idealogy.  It is all about Trump and his businesses, with some concern for immediate family.

Regardless, the GOPers have sold out to the corporations and Wall Street.  The recent middle of the night vote to prohibit law suits where an arbitration agreement was signed proves that.

The biggest fear most GOPers have is being primaried from the extreme (Bannon) right.  If people were foolish and dumb enough to support Trump during the elections, no reason to expect them to change now.  They lack courage, ethics and a moral center.

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21 hours ago, mr6666 said:

Tea Pain @TeaPainUSA 15h15 hours ago

 
 

GOP Yesterday: Mueller's actin' too slowly, he has nothin'.

GOP Today: Mueller acted too quickly, he's desperate.

-_-

some folks wanna change the election results because they're sorry [...] crybabies and you speak of desperation.:lol:

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This isn't a parody from the Onion or elsewhere...

'Antifa Supersoldiers' Are Coming to Kill White People Within Days: Right Wing Conspiracy

Well, it’s come to this: The far-right obsession with antifa has been overblown into a fake news story that now rivals the most over-the-top Michael Bay movie. Allow Newsweek to introduce you to the “Antifa supersoldiers” who apparently exist in the minds of some people on the far right, and who are coming to “behead all white parents” across America this Saturday, if the bizarre and spiralling fake news story is to be believed.

As with the fake news story that antifa is waging civil war on America, which was started by Alex Jones at the conspiracy site InfoWars, the imaginary supersoldiers have been injected into the far-right's coverage of a series of rallies planned for Saturday to demand the removal of President Donald Trump from office. The story may sound asinine, but concerns are growing that it could lead to someone inflicting real-life violence, activists told Newsweek.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/apos-antifa-supersoldiers-apos-coming-220157257.html

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I think that's a bit inaccurate. They probably would have had a

small celebration. Nothing fancy, just a little BBQ and sweet tea.

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This one is hilarious.  And to think she was almost VP and who knows, she may even have become president ...

 

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1 hour ago, jakeem said:

Mitch McConnell turns up the pressure on Jeff Sessions, publicly floating the AG as a #ALSen write-in candidate. "He’s totally well known and extremely popular in Alabama.”

Oh boy, this would be killing two birds with one stone for the GOP and their orange boy trump.

Its popular #online-- Grand Old Pedophiles

 

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