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Our republic: Lost cause or worth the fight?
Daily Inter Lake [Kalispell MT], by Frank Miele

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Posted By:davesenior, 7/13/2014 10:09:12 AM

Sarah Palin and John Boehner should kiss and make up. They owe it to the country, no matter how uncomfortable the idea makes them or us feel! Palin is the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate who has become a Tea Party maverick, and Boehner is the Republican speaker of the House who is a GOP establishment dinosaur. Last week the battle lines were clearly drawn between these two camps of the Republican Party. Palin called for the impeachment of President Obama, in particular because of his abdication of responsibility for defending our southern border. Boehner, on the other


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Muguy, 7/13/2014 10:28:14 AM     (No. 9922331)

If you stand on the integrity of principle, there is no way to "kiss and make up".

The way the establishment RINO GOP is going is far away from our founding principles.

The very notion that big government trumps the rights of the states and taxes with impunity is foreign to the founding principles that made this nation great.

That this country can stand growth of the welfare state with its unfunded mandates is about to outpace the growth rate of being able to pay for it, even with borrowed capital from foreign banks.

The fact that the GOP is nowhere to be seen in defending the sovereignty of our borders makes it appear that it is no longer standing for our country, but that it has sold out to the money interests and virtually colluded for our demise with Obama.

The idea that high taxes, big government, big expanding welfare rolls and open borders is to our nation´s benefit as long as "republicans are in charge" is just FLAT OUT WRONG.

The idea that socialism will work as long as Barack Hussein Obama is running things is just another instance were this has NEVER WORKED in thousands of years of history and is a fallacy. A "republican" cannot make socialism work either.

So, the proverbial line is drawn in the stand--which side are you going to stand?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chicodon, 7/13/2014 10:29:54 AM     (No. 9922334)

As usual, Sarah is out front on an issue that will continue to snowball. Americans, being myopic, are concentrating on only one issue right now. Obama´s treasonous (IMO) collusion with foreign governments to defeat our southern border.

Lest we forget, the world is on fire right now at least in part due to his lack of a coherent foreign policy. Crimea, Ukraine, Israel, Syria, Iraq and on and on. There are at least a dozen more. I don´t believe we have 2-1/2 years to wait for Obama´s departure.

In the end, we will say what we´ve been saying more and more. Sarah was right from the beginning.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: italianlooks, 7/13/2014 10:30:28 AM     (No. 9922336)

This Child play has to stop!
The Republicans must learn how to use the microphone re FDR, Clinton and Obama..all were wrong yet they said everything so nicely!

A less than perfect Republican is better than any democrat!
Let us please not shoot ourselves in the foot!

Read the Forgotten Man..and you will see a mirror image of our failed policies of today!

FDR, Clinton and Obama are failed presidencies!

Over control and over regulation! The only thing that saved FDR was a war, the only thing that saved Clinton was the peace he inherited and blew, (The Cole and 911) Obama inherited a compliant press, and the refusal to call himself half white!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 7/13/2014 10:31:08 AM     (No. 9922340)

Realizing that if Barry Sotero can claim to be a constitutional scholar, then I sure as heck should be . However , I´m not and I would like someone ( and I know you´re out there) to tell me just what is the penalty that Mac Daddy Long Legs would suffer should Boehner´s lawsuit prevail.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MissMolly, 7/13/2014 10:38:19 AM     (No. 9922346)

Well, one is an elected official. The other is a dilettante. I assume there might be disagreement among the faithful as to which meets what description.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: WAN2, 7/13/2014 10:50:23 AM     (No. 9922357)

There are INSIDERS (politicians) and OUTSIDERS (us ragtag Americans). Boehner is an insider. Winning elections turn victors into power mongers.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: papasparky, 7/13/2014 12:33:09 PM     (No. 9922465)

Reply 5, Thank you for introducing us, the great unwashed, to a new and very descriptive word in framing the dilemma of your assumption.

The yard stick to use in measuring the aforementioned quandary is:

Sarah Palin was elected by the people of Alaska, our largest state in terms of size and resources, to be their governor and she did a good job of stewardship over the people´s interests and financial well being.

John Boehner was chosen by approximately one sixteenth of the people of Ohio to go to Washington, D.C., and and commence his ascendency to the speakers job, which he accomplished successfully.

(foot note: the dictionary defines dilettante as a person who "dabbles" at something of interest to said person)

Again, thanks for causing us all to stop and think.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dman, 7/13/2014 12:34:09 PM     (No. 9922468)

So, how about Boehner "giving in" and doing what his base demands, and what his own party platform dictates?

Didn´t think so.

The GOP elites are complicit in this treason, and are part of the problem.

That is why we are well past reconciliation.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MeiDei, 7/13/2014 12:44:21 PM     (No. 9922482)

Thank you OP for posting. Once again, Frank gives a thought provoking article that is balanced.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Smart11344, 7/13/2014 12:57:33 PM     (No. 9922503)

Boehner needs to be left behind, crying in his beer.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/13/2014 5:28:14 PM     (No. 9922832)

This republic can no longer stand. WTP have no longer thought of the great gift we were given. It has been taken for granted that it is here, will always be here and be passed on to future generations. Had the Nation been born due to the achievement of their hard work would they feel differently about tossing it away. The fact that many are so casual about their votes that they vote for felons, con men, men with no soul or inner core and no love of country....how can we stand? Look at what/who is in office. Is this a government or a criminal facility? This is not a political game. This is real life and what is chosen will be something passed on to your children and their off spring. Should you want for them the same opportunity most here have been blessed with, the decision must be given a great deal of thought

OTOH, never again will a Republican be trusted (think MS..) and as in the past and continuing in the future, A Rat will only get this vote after my death. Another party- a true Conservative party is needed ASAP. It has been needed for a long, long while.

Soap box put away.

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