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John Boehner is Clueless

Posted by Joshua Price on April 9, 2008

I love it when so many Republicans say that they get “it” with respect to why the Party got destroyed in the 2006 midterms, but they really don’t understand. Or they do understand but simply don’t care because they’re part of the problem.

Listen to what House Minority Leader John Boehner has to say about John McCain and the Republican outlook in November:

“When I talk to my members, and you look at the polling and you get out on the road and listen to people, there’s no question McCain is bringing all the Republicans together, and frankly a big chunk of independents,” Mr. Boehner told a gathering of journalists last week.

Really? He’s bringing Republicans together? I don’t know who he’s talking to but I’m not hearing that. In fact, I think the evidence shows quite the opposite going on.

I think his comments about independents tell you the Republicans strategy for John McCain: get a big enough chunk of independents to offset the loss of most of the conservative base, and in the process, continue moving the Party further to the Left.

I’m telling you that’s the philosophy of the current leadership in the Party–both in terms of Party officers and elected leaders.

It stems from the Karl Rove model of an overextended, unprincipled, impractical Republican Party.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/article/20080408/NATION/458799578/1002

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Condi Rice Campaigns for VP Slot

Posted by Joshua Price on April 7, 2008

Well I’m sure the folks in Israel are keeping a close on eye on this possibility:

ABCNews’ Mary Bruce Reports: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is actively courting the vice presidential nomination, Republican strategist Dan Senor said.

“Condi Rice has been actively, actually in recent weeks, campaigning for this,” Senor said this morning on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.”

“There’s this ritual in Washington: The Americans for Tax Reform, which is headed by Grover Norquist, he holds a weekly meeting of conservative leaders — about 100, 150 people, sort of inside, chattering, class types,” Senor said. “They all typically get briefings from political conservative leaders. Ten days ago, they had an interesting visit — Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice — the first time a secretary of state has visited the Wednesday meeting.”

I guess Condi has determined that she doesn’t have enough time left in the current Bush administration to completely sell-out Jerusalem to the Palestinians, so she needs a second go-round.

I know as a good Republican I am supposed to fawn all over Rice, but she’s aided the selling out of Jerusalem and yet somehow she and President Bush continue to be perceived as pro-Israel. Explain that to me.

Have they been as bad a Democrat would be? No, but is that the standard we’re now holding Republicans to?

I mean is the “Well the Republicans have been bad but the Democrats would have been worse” really the best line of thinking to get advance conservatism?

Just something to muse about.

http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalradar/2008/04/dan-senor-condo.html

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Outgoing Immigration Chief Won’t Fast-Track Voters

Posted by Joshua Price on March 28, 2008

Finally we hear about someone in the government doing their job appropriately and in America’s best interest, not in the interest of a political party or money.

The outgoing head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says his agency won’t give in to political pressure and cut corners on citizenship applications in order to mint new voters for this year’s elections.

“I can’t allow citizenship to be politicized. It was allowed once before in the ’90s, and it was a disaster, and I’m not going to allow it again,” Emilio Gonzalez, whose resignation takes effect April 18 after more than two years as director of the agency, told The Washington Times.

Some members of Congress, immigration advocacy groups and editorial pages have accused him of slow-walking hundreds of thousands of citizenship applications filed last year, saying they perceive an effort to keep potential Democrat-leaning new citizens away from the polls.

That’s just like the Left; Let’s disregard national security in order to get more Democrat voters in here.

If it’s not about money, it’s about power. That’s the case here.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080328/NATION/543003641/1001

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New Black Panther Party Endorses Barack Hussein Obama

Posted by Joshua Price on March 19, 2008

Well let’s add one more name to the list of racist supporters of Barack Hussein Obama: the New Black Panther Party.

http://wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=59326

The New Black Panther Party becomes the latest anti-American, racist group or person to throw support to Barack Hussein Obama. The group joins Louis Farrakhan and Jeremiah Wright.

I’m going to keep saying it, look at who is supporting Obama and who he has surrounded himself with. Listen to his socialist rhetoric.

The once infallible Obama has become quite infallible, and not a moment too soon.

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Obama Says We Need to “Understand” Wright’s Anger

Posted by Joshua Price on March 19, 2008

If that isn’t quintessential liberal propaganda I don’t know what is. You see, we can’t criticize or condemn the so-called Pastor’s sermons without first understanding where the hatred originates.

No thank you. It’s hate speech. I don’t need to understand anymore than that.

What’s also unsurprising is how he took the opportunity of this speech on race and religion, in the context of “understanding” Wright’s hate, to then extend that over into class warfare between upper and lower income whites.

He said:

In fact a similar anger exists within some segments of the white community. Most working and middle-class white Americans don’t feel particularly privileged by their race.

This yet another example of his socialist way of thinking.

He then goes after conservative talk radio:

Talk show hosts and conservative commentators built entire careers unmasking bogus claims of racism while dismissing legitimate discussions of racial injustice and inequality as mere political correctness or reverse discrimination.

Let’s make sure Obama has hit the socialist punch list in his speech:

  • The need to understand the source of anger when it comes from a minority or liberal
  • Exploit class divisions for political gain
  • Criticize conservative talk radio

Yep. I think he’s only missing a few.

God help us if this socialist gets elected.

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