The people in the National Media seem to think it's a "PROBLEM"
that the GOP has many faces. I think it's a "Problem" if they
DIDN'T!If they all spoke and walked in lock-step... THAT would
be a problem (to me). That would mean nobody's THINKING. They are just
following orders. And that's not good.===What
happened to the need for "Diversity" in the Democrat ranks?Why is no diversity of thought or of message allowed in the Democrat party? I
think THAT'S the bigger issue.When our politicians just walk in
lockstep like a bunch of automated drones... THAT is a problem.We
need MORE diversity of thought, and MORE diversity of ideas... not LESS.===When we expect everybody of a given party to walk the
same, talk the same, think the same, and tow the party line at all times, stick
to the published talking points, vote the party line... THAT is a problem, not
having a robust debate inside your party about what is best for America (and not
just for your party).Skyrocketing debt is NOT good for America.
That's all the Tea Party is about!
I agree with 2bits, if your a conservation, it always seems to be a
"problem" in the eyes of the media. The real "problem" currently
lives in the White House and on the left side of the isle. Wouldn't hurt
to roust out the Rino's as well. The damage they have done to this nation
is a sad story indeed.
This fracturing of the Republican Party may result in sufficient conflict in the
ranks to help get Democrats elected. Remember the Ross Perot candidacy.
The multiple face of the gop have nothing up on the many lying faces of
Obama!Benghazi, ObamaCare, IRS targeting, EPA, Jobs Numbers Scandal,
cash for clinkers, you didn't build that, support for muslim
extremists,.....and on and on and on!
I don't think you get the humor here. The fact that conservatives
can't organize themselves to come up with a single, coherent message, and
complain bitterly about "RINO's" and GOP warhorses like John McCain
and Bob Bennett not being right-wing enough, is in fact perfect justification
Blue,I think it's justification for ridicule that the Democrats (who
claim to be all about "Diversity" of ideas, and "Tolerance" of a
multiplicity of ideas)... is now the party of NO Diversity of thought, or
Tolerance of any divergence from the party-line.And the GOP they
used to criticized for being too much the same and just voting the party-line...
are now criticized for having any divergence from the party-line.That's irony for you.===I think it's HEALTHY
for the GOP to have some people who question the party bosses and the status
quo.And I predict if Democrats stick with the current policy of
knocking down any heads that get out of line, and telling all democrats what
they must think, what they must say, what they must do, how they must vote...
gestapo tactics... they will end up suffering from stagnation (as the GOP did)
in the long run.===Diversity may not be conducive to
winning elections... but it's VERY good for intellectual growth and
encouraging new ideas (something the radical-left seems to care nothing about
today). All that's important to them now... is winning elections.
Tonight's festivities will be just another opportunity for mindless
platitudes to be spouted on TV, whether they're spouted by the president or
his opponents. I can't imagine why anyone would want to spend even one
hour listening to these meaningless speeches, or the subsequent bloviations by
the talking heads. Almost any other activity would be more enjoyable.
@TRUTHInteresting list of "lies". I'm going to pick one to
address since it turns out explaining things requires more than just an
unsubstantiated list." you didn't build that,"First off, I'm not even sure how that's a lie. Secondly, context is
key. 'If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you
some help. There was a great teacher somewhere in your life. Somebody helped to
create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to
thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a
business—you didn't build that.' - Obama'You
Olympians, however, know you didn't get here solely on your own power. For
most of you, loving parents, sisters or brothers encouraged your hopes …
Coaches guided, communities built venues in order to organize competitions. All
Olympians stand on the shoulders of those who lifted them.' - RomneyAll Obama's saying is that a restaurant didn't build the
highway system that lets them easily transport potatoes from Idaho (or whatever
they're cooking), just like the stadiums for the olympics weren't
built by the athletes themselves.
More than two faced?
2 Bits,Because it breaks Reagan's 11th Commandment. Diversity
is fine but when we begin to target RINOs in the party we self-immolate.
Democrats just need to stand back and bring the marshmallows.
2bits, I take it you don't watch MSNBC. It's full of criticism of the
President. Everything from foreign policy (there are nearly 20 Democrats signed
on to the new Iran sanctions bill), to education, immigration, labor rights, and
taxes. Even the ACA didn't have unanimous Democratic support.
Regarding this issue the mistake Republicans make is actually
believing that the President represents the far left of this country. So the
discussion in the Democratic party that is primarily driven by the left (not
always because there are center left Congressmen who actually have a foot in the
right side) you just assume it's self speak not discussion. What Democrats learned (at least for now..and I think Hillary Clinton could
change this) is there's a time for discussion and a time to pull together.
Working together is not gestapo tactics..you just can't help
yourself can you.
Do we want two parties with members that rubber stamp every issue? or people
with different opinions? The press likes to make an issue out of
party division, but that could be a good thing.
As usual, Twin Lights nails it.
@Twin LightsLouisville, KYBecause it breaks Reagan's 11th
Commandment. Diversity is fine but when we begin to target RINOs in the party we
self-immolate. Democrats just need to stand back and bring the marshmallows.8:01 a.m. Jan. 29, 2014========= Tea-Partiers LOVE
Reagan, but despise practically everything he said or did.
They should close some bridges in New Jersey.