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Democrats Face Battles in
South to Hold the Senate

Wall Street Journal, by Janet Hook

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Posted By:garnet, 12/3/2013 8:54:27 AM

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.—Sen. Mark Pryor, speaking to a group of college officials, recently offered a biblical solution to Washington´s gridlock. Politicians should follow the teachings of Jesus, the two-term Democrat said, quoting from the Sermon on the Mount. Dale Leatherman, an administrator at a Baptist college, warmed up to the Arkansas senator after those remarks but said he still couldn´t imagine voting for Mr. Pryor next year. "Even though he personally supports conservative ideas," Mr. Leatherman said, "I struggle with the fact that he´s part of a party that does not." The ability of Democrats to keep control of the Senate in 2014

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 12/3/2013 9:01:21 AM     (No. 9638004)

Uh, I don´t think their problems are limited to the South.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: lazlototh, 12/3/2013 9:03:48 AM     (No. 9638007)

Since in essence every single Democrat senator could have blocked Obamacare, every single one is responsible for this debacle individually, no matter how otherwise decent. That includes Pryor and Manchin. They need to be held accountable.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 12/3/2013 9:15:07 AM     (No. 9638031)

The political geography in Arkyland has shifted dramatically since this fascist was first elected. True, Little Rock is the biggest urban center but only because the NW part state has a large population divided by 5 communities. With Wal-Mart, Tyson and JD Hut fueling that growth by attracting employees that are not native to Arkyland. These folks have no loyalty to the Fascist part (in fact they are fueling the political demise of the Fascist in this state). Pryor has done much besides support FascistCare and he will be hammered for that support. Blanche was so soundly defeated by a rather flat Rebublican that one never hears her name uttered in the state. Pryor will be toast. He will be so conservative over the next year as to be unrecognizable from the previous 11 years. But Reid will not allow him to get too far off the plantation and the Fascist know he is now to be sacrificed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 12/3/2013 9:15:44 AM     (No. 9638033)

Arkansas, do you job and kick him out. Now all of them are going to be wolves in sheep clothing.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jackie, 12/3/2013 9:29:32 AM     (No. 9638057)

I think we will see and hear a lot of bible thumping scripture quoting Dems in the next year. Obama does it whenever he gets in trouble. Heading for church and acting like he is Jesus.. It is their fall back strategy.

Gotta fool those idiot Tea Party people..s/o

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 12/3/2013 9:45:05 AM     (No. 9638079)

As the article points out, Arkansas has been (slowly) trending Republican for years. These things don´t happen overnight. But I think Obama´s overwhelming unpopularity will finally wash Pryor out to sea.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Brittany, 12/3/2013 9:48:39 AM     (No. 9638089)

Are there any Democrats left who could be voted for? Are there any Democratic voters who are so blind that, while holding to our Republic´s principles, they would vote for a member of their own party? Just for power?No matter what the cost to this great Republic? Unfortunately there are such Democrats, it seems...barring election fraud, of course.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MattMusson, 12/3/2013 9:57:14 AM     (No. 9638114)

The Democrats are the Party of Non-believers. I am surprised they have any traction in the South.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/3/2013 10:58:07 AM     (No. 9638240)

The bible despises fools. That would be Obama and the democrats.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Iraengneer, 12/3/2013 12:26:18 PM     (No. 9638426)

perhaps. But we still have friends in Arkansas, and are not so sure. Given the uproar over voter I.D., what´s the likelihood that all the illegal aliens working at the meat packing operations in Waldron will vote other than the way they´re ordered? Or that we won´t see multiple votes per person in and around Little Rock? Or West Memphis? Some old habits of generational voting patterns in places like Paragould, Fort Smith, or El Dorado? Mutli-state voters in Texarkana? And despite claims of Christianity in the South, Mena and its airport was known as a MAJOR drug smuggling site for 35 years that I know of. And the rapist-in-Chief, William Jefferson Clinton (spit, spit) did not suddenly acquire that practice when he went to Washington, yet as a "connected" Democrat, it was OK. Think he was the only one?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 12/3/2013 1:24:48 PM     (No. 9638511)

Mr Leatherman "gets it". You cannot be a conservative and caucus with the Democrats. Thinking you can trust a Democrat at his word is comparable to believing you can negotiate with Islam.

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