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Jindal: GOP must
stop being ´stupid party´

Associated Press, by Steve Peoples & Ken Thomas

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/25/2013 3:58:04 AM

Charlotte, NC - Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called on the Republican Party to "stop being the stupid party" on Thursday as GOP leaders promised fundamental changes to help stave off future losses. In the keynote address at the Republican National Committee´s winter meeting, Jindal said the GOP doesn´t need to change its values but "might need to change just about everything else we are doing." "We´ve got to stop being the stupid party. It´s time for a new Republican Party that talks like adults," he said. "We had a number of Republicans damage the brand this year with offensive

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When you are young, bright and a rising star, you can say this. Now, Bobby, what will you do to insure that Tea Party like conservatives in the GOP are replacing the RINOs in our midst?

My suggestion. Don´t try to fill our tent with every kind "special interest and minority" group, but rather offer them a "brand" that they will want to be a part of. Capitalism, with less taxes [restrictions] and government interference comes to mind, as a start. Oil, gas, coal and fracking jobs.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: tulipwood, 1/25/2013 5:58:59 AM     (No. 9137997)

As a Republican who voted for Romney and gave many GOP candidates a sizable amount of money during the last election cycle, I have only one thing to say to Mr. Jindhal. ´IT´S TOO LATE.´ The GOP will not change because it doesn´t want to change.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dittohead, 1/25/2013 6:39:59 AM     (No. 9138030)

How is lambasting Powell throwing away votes? Powell is a democrat and as far as I am concerned democrats are the enemy and we blast the enemy every chance we get (isn´t that what the enemy does to us) - our last 2 presidential candidates refused to do this and had their a**es handed to them on election day.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: jfodoch, 1/25/2013 6:58:22 AM     (No. 9138044)

I know Newt is damaged goods and he could never be elected to national office again, but to reject what he has to say in practical and easily understood terms is, as Bobby Jindal says, "stupid!"

I thought many of his comments during the debates made more sense than those of ANY of his opponents. Romney thought that being polite, respectful and logical would work -- Newt knows better!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 1/25/2013 7:03:41 AM     (No. 9138049)

And the GOP refused to support two "shoe in" candidates because of quasi-accurate comments that were badly misconstrued by the demned. The GOP cost US two badly needed Senate seats.

Akin in Missouri and Mourdock in Indiana were both easy wins until the GOP dropped their support. We needed those Senate seats. Now that was "stupid."

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LEARNED, 1/25/2013 7:56:15 AM     (No. 9138112)

Jindal is...right.

AND:
...there is no leadership.
Boehner is useless.
McConnell, too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 1/25/2013 8:55:47 AM     (No. 9138267)

Ronald Reagan became President because Democrats voted for him. He understood that Democrat politicians and the liberal media were his real enemies. So he undermined and out-maneuvered them--by persuading Democrats to vote for him. One interesting fact about political life in America is that conservative ideas are more popular that Republican politicians. Newt Gingrich had no money, zero establishment support, and a U-haul full of personal baggage. But he understood how to manipulate liberal media to communicate a message. Newt became the front runner because he understood, and could convincingly communicate, conservative ideas. The Republican Party had other ideas, and we lost. Again.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/25/2013 9:47:41 AM     (No. 9138403)

Now the GOP has decided to beat itself up. Whenever the self hate and beating is over, I hope they might beat up democrats for a while.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 1/25/2013 10:56:27 AM     (No. 9138585)

Boehner is doing a fine job. I´m not a Jindal fan, but he´s right; budgetary brinkmanship is not going to get GOP votes in 2014. Let our Dear Leader, Lord of Flies, own his command and control alchemist economy. Let him own the debt. Let the GOP have the intelligence to tactfully tie it around the Donkies necks´. Let the GOP fight and defeat them on the structural issues like guns and amnesty. The economy can be fixed in 2014. The Bill of Rights and amnesty are forever.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Malia2012, 1/25/2013 3:02:42 PM     (No. 9139159)

What #8 and #9 said. BTW, Dear Gov. Jindal: With all due respect, what the GOP REALLY needs is for OTHER gopers to STOP calling Republicans the "stupid party"! Name calling has been perfected by demonrats who use it very well against Conservatives already and do not need any help..Sincerely...

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