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Old 05-16-2012, 09:02 PM   #741
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But where are all the examples of far left policy?
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:17 PM   #742
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You mean the universal health care program that was deemed acceptable by Republicans in the early 1990s, or the series of bailouts started under the Bush Administration?

I think it's fair to say that there aren't really many right-wing Democrats left, although there are a lot of pro-life Democrats. But left-wing Republicans, like Lincoln Chafee and Jim Jeffords, are also gone. And I also don't think it's fair to say that the core of the Democratic party has shifted particularly far to the left in recent years.
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Obama runs to the right of Reagan on many things.
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A lot of people do these comparisons with politicians from different eras. It is kind of pointless.

The right/ left and conservative/ liberal are defined by the times they are in.
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A lot of people do these comparisons with politicians from different eras. It is kind of pointless.

The right/ left and conservative/ liberal are defined by the times they are in.
Some things yes, but to deny that their are universal definitions and to deny the fact that one's own extreme right or left placement will skew these things is ignoring the whole picture.
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I get that America is 'conservative' (whatever that means), but you gotta ask yourself how far right the window can shift before you're talking real damage. If Obama is a socialist, you're in a world of trouble.
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I love that Obama and Pelosi's names are evidence in and of themselves that the far left has taken over. That's great debate, right there with the word "ramifications."
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I get that America is 'conservative' (whatever that means), but you gotta ask yourself how far right the window can shift before you're talking real damage. If Obama is a socialist, you're in a world of trouble.
It's funny how the one thing that unites left and right wing voters in Australia and New Zealand is that, every four years, a considerable majority of them cross their fingers and hope the Democrats win in the US.
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It's funny how the one thing that unites left and right wing voters in Australia and New Zealand is that, every four years, a considerable majority of them cross their fingers and hope the Democrats win in the US.
Isn't this true for, uhh, everywhere in the world? Except maybe Israel?
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Well... either that or there are the places that simply don't give a rats ass who wins. Namely the countries and people who neither want to see Christians in power, nor women and homosexuals with freedom.

It's a lose-lose situation, eh?
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If he thinks Trump is "good people" then I really question his judgment. His lack of, um, something-else-I-won't-name is well established.

Mitt Romney will not 'repudiate' Donald Trump, even as the billionaire has resumed his public flirtations with "birtherism," according to the AP.

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You know, I don't agree with all the people who support me and my guess is they don't all agree with everything I believe in. But I need to get 50.1 percent or more and I'm appreciative to have the help of a lot of good people.
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But I need to get 50.1 percent or more
What a courageous stand.

For someone who seems so stiff, he doesn't appear to have much of a backbone.
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But I need to get 50.1 percent or more and I'm appreciative to have the help of a lot of good people.
And he thinks Trump will be helpful in that regard...how?

Trump, shut up and go away. The birther thing is dead. Let it go.
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I need to get 50.1 percent and I'm appreciative to have the help of a lot of good people more than happy to sell my soul and ignore decency and all common sense in order to do it.


I was going to say whore myself out to Trump, but that wouldn't be nice..would it. As true as it might be.
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Sure by American standards.

What turned generational Democrats into Reagan Democrats?
What was the creation of the DNC in the 90's in response to?
What happened to Southern Democrats?
Where are the Catholic pro-life Democrats in national politics?
How many Blue Dog Democrats are left in the House? 20?
Who replaced Scoop Jackson as a Democratic Hawk? Joe Lieberman, oh wait he was primaried out of the party and is now an independent.
Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi... yes, the far-left is running the Democratic Party.
Some good points here but I respectfully disagree that Obama is far left. To me all the evidence suggests that he is a man with no fixed principles or core beliefs whatever. He seems to be cruising to victory though. It really is rather depressing.
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To me all the evidence suggests that he is a man with no fixed principles or core beliefs whatever.
Care to share some of this evidence?
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Some good points here but I respectfully disagree that Obama is far left. To me all the evidence suggests that he is a man with no fixed principles or core beliefs whatever.
I'm glad that Mitt Romney isn't that at all.
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Some good points here but I respectfully disagree that Obama is far left. To me all the evidence suggests that he is a man with no fixed principles or core beliefs whatever. He seems to be cruising to victory though. It really is rather depressing.
I'm not sure which is more absurd. The part about no fixed principles or core beliefs or the part about cruising to victory.
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