Pages

3 comments

Jump to bottom
1 labman57  Nov 27, 2011 7:22:04pm

10 essential steps necessary to become a viable GOP candidate for POTUS:
1) Claim that God spoke to you and encouraged you to run for office.
2) Publicly declare that Obama is a socialist and question his loyalty to the United States.
3) Defend the right of corporations to maximize profits unfettered by environmental and business regulation­s or workers rights, and insist that corporate taxes be slashed or eliminated­.
4) Imply that all unemployed and otherwise downtrodden Americans are shiftless, lazy parasites on society.
5) Insist that the top 1% wealthiest Americans are overtaxed and that economically impoverish­ed folks are undertaxed.
6) “Obamacare is socialism!­”
7) Vow to eliminate Social Security and Medicare.
8) Denigrate gays, Muslims, and non-English speaking immigrants­.
9) Tea party protestors are patriots, Occupy protestors are anti-American thugs, bums, and hoodlums.
10) Embrace the philosophy of political contrarian­ism — if Obama is for “it”, then you must be against “it”, no matter what “it” happens to be.

Of course, becoming a candidate that can attract a right wing following is easy. Winning over moderates and independents without losing favor with tea party extremists — not so easy.

2 labman57  Nov 27, 2011 7:43:07pm

Congressional Republicans insist that they want to compromise on ways to reduce the federal debt and other key issues.

Unfortunately, the Republican concept of compromise — a key component of any meaningful negotiation — is for the opposition to discard their own beliefs and completely embrace the conservative point of view.

In short, their notion of negotiation involves capitulation by the opposition­.

The GOP made a huge gamble by embracing the often naive, frequently irrational, usually hyperbolic rhetoric of the tea party movement. The party leadership stands at a political precipice, contemplating whether to back away slowly, oblivious of the mindless tea party stampede heading straight toward them that will send the entire party over the cliff.

3 HappyWarrior  Nov 28, 2011 3:35:50pm

Truth hurts huh TP asses.


This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

^ back to top ^

TwitterFacebook

Turn off all ads for a full year by subscribing!
For about 33 cents a day (per month) or 22 cents a day (per year), our subscription option turns off all advertisements at LGF!
Read more...

► LGF Headlines

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Articles

  • Loading...

► Tweeted Pages

  • Loading...

► Top 10 Comments

  • Loading...

► Bottom Comments

  • Loading...

► Recent Comments

  • Loading...

► Tools/Info

► Tag Cloud

► Contact

You must have Javascript enabled to use the contact form.
Your email:

Subject:

Message:


Messages may be published unless you request otherwise.
Tech Note:
Using the Contact Form
LGF Pages

This button leads to the main index of LGF Pages, our user-submitted articles. You can post your own LGF Pages simply by registering a free account with us.

Create a Page

This is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.

Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.

Last updated: 2014-12-15 2:06 pm PST

LGF User's Guide
Recent Pages
EiMitch
Cracked: 5 Reasons We Will Always Blame the Victim
cracked.com My favorite line: One of humanity's strongest urges is to solve problems, right? God, I hope so, because that's the least misanthropic thing I'm going to say in this article. Maybe Futurama's Bender was onto something when he said ...

44 minutes ago
Views: 16 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Rightwingconspirator
Aaron Sorkin on Free Speech as Casualty in ‘The Interview’ Cancellation
Said Sorkin: "Today the U.S. succumbed to an unprecedented attack on our most cherished, bedrock principle of free speech by a group of North Korean terrorists who threatened to kill moviegoers in order to stop the release of a ...

2 hours, 36 minutes ago
Views: 67 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 1 • Rating: 0
Randall Gross
Sony Cancels Movie, US Confirms North Korea Involvement, but Were Bomb Threats Empty?
Also this evening, Sony Pictures Entertainment announced it was dropping its plans for a Dec. 25 release of The Interview -- Sony's upcoming comedy about assassinating North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Sony had already canceled the film's New York ...

4 hours, 10 minutes ago
Views: 121 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 1 • Rating: 0
The Vicious Babushka
The Vicious Babushka: Happy Hanukkah Around the World
More: EUROPE'S LARGEST MENORAH, IN GERMANY: WARSAW, POLAND: Statement by the President Obama on Hanukkah Over the eight nights of Hanukkah, Jews across America, Israel, and the world will remember an ancient triumph of freedom over oppression, and renew their ...

16 hours, 12 minutes ago
Views: 163 • Comments: 2
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 3
FemNaziBitch
‘God Loves Women Who Have Abortions’: The Religious Abortion Advocates That History Forgot
The New York legislature had just failed to pass an incremental reform to the state's strict anti-abortion law, leaving the status quo in place. At that time, deaths resulting from illegal abortions accounted for 42 percent of New York ...

16 hours, 36 minutes ago
Views: 166 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 0
Lumberhead
A History of Thugs
Civilization is imperiled. Demonic dark-skinned criminals exult in seizing property and security. Only a vanguard of brave uniformed officers can take them off the streets and restore order. It is 1835, and whites are finally confronting what Mark Twain ...

1 week ago
Views: 570 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 1 • Rating: 1
Romantic Heretic
It’s Beginning To Feel A Lot Like Christmas
As always, Fairytale of New York makes me realize what time of the year it is.

1 week ago
Views: 348 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
Dark_Falcon
The College Rape Overcorrection
This is the article I promised to post this morning. The quoted passage is from the second section, "2. An Overcorrection". We are told that one of the most dangerous places for a young woman in America today is a ...

1 week, 1 day ago
Views: 641 • Comments: 11
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
cinesimon
Charles Barkley and the Plague of ‘Unintelligent’ Blacks
theatlantic.com

1 week, 1 day ago
Views: 674 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 2
teleskiguy
Nixon’s The One - “Secrets”
Episode three of Harry Shearer's "Nixon's the One" bares the man's horrible paranoia and prejudices, and his proclivity for sleeping pills. His conversations about J. Edgar Hoover are especially instructive. As Sir David Frost says at the beginning, "So there ...

1 week, 6 days ago
Views: 680 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 8 • Rating: 0
 Frank says:

My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can.