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GOP Establishment Seeks Its
Inner Neville Chamberlain

American Thinker, by Daren Jonescu

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 11/19/2012 9:08:52 AM

We normally use the term "appeasement" to describe the sort of weakness in the face of despotic aggression that crosses a line separating mere ineptitude from the kind of eager passivity that is tantamount to surrender. Today´s Republican Party establishment, including its elected leadership and its well-placed Washington advisers and media figures, is defining a path of domestic appeasement as dangerous and as foolhardy as any ever pursued on the world stage. To identify behavior as an act of full-scale appeasement, we must satisfy two conditions: (1) we must perceive a clear threat of despotic aggression, and

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: justavoter, 11/19/2012 9:15:58 AM     (No. 9023394)

How about they start with looking at the voter fraud in OH, FL, VA, and CO. Oh, I forgot, The RNC can´t do anything about that because of that pesky little settlement made in 1982 in NJ that won´t allow the RNC to challange elecitons in minority precents.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: TheMotherCO, 11/19/2012 9:35:12 AM     (No. 9023426)

I am really tired of pundits writing about the Pubbies as establishment and expecting us to overturn an election when obviously, as far as we know, flapears won. There are enough creeps in the USA that thought it would be nifty to have a black prez, the younger, dumber ones thought he was cool.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 11/19/2012 9:50:40 AM     (No. 9023452)

If the inane among us insist in a Goldwater moment in 2016 so be it. They are exhausting.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/19/2012 10:01:22 AM     (No. 9023472)

Useless Idiots!

Can we trade the current Republican party for something else...even a first grade play with the kiddies acting out would be preferable!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Brittany, 11/19/2012 10:08:57 AM     (No. 9023488)

If you need a shot of reality and to confirm your conservatism check out C-span2 for an 11/5 lecture by David Mamet. Very high quality but not for everyone. Mamet is the famous playwright who shook up the glamorati by turning consevative in a big way. His disdain for progressives is so obvious that it should make their toes curl like the Witch in the Wizard of OZ.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: joew9, 11/19/2012 11:26:53 AM     (No. 9023596)

The Republicans have taken the "gentleman" approach for so long and allowed themselves to be branded as the source of everything evil that I don´t think they can every fix it. The Republican brand has been permanently damaged. Time for a third party that will fight back.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: lonestarm3, 11/19/2012 11:39:23 AM     (No. 9023619)

Just as the Missouri Compromise broke the back of the Whig party and the dissident anti-slavery faction split off and with the anti-slavery minority of that day´s Democratic party formed the new Republican party, we now have a similar situation with allegiance to the constitution replacing abolition sentiment.

The off year elections of 2014 may offer a last chance for salvaging a chance of restoring the republic. If we can field enough senate candidates who are able to clearly and believably pledge to be americans first and party second it may be possible form a coalition of the electorate that can defeat the progressives in both major parties.


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