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Patriot Party

Discussion in 'GatorNana's Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by swampspring, Jan 19, 2021.

  1. ncargat1

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    In 1928 the Nazi's only won 2.6% of the vote. Ten years later.........
     
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  2. wgbgator

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    The best they ever did was around ~37% (in 1932), and they were trending downward by the time conservatives invited them into coalition and appointed Hitler chancellor because they feared the electoral success of the communists. There's a reason third parties fail in America, because we aren't a parliamentary system, and 30% of the vote gets you nothing in a winner take all system.
     
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  3. VAg8r1

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    My guess is that if Trump does go forward with a Patriot Party, it will be used primarily as his vehicle to run for the Presidency in 2024 and secondarily as vehicle to run candidates that Trump supported and failed to "primary" their more mainstream Republican opponents. It would be somewhat ironic if Marco Rubio is defeated in 2022 because Ivanka Trump ran as the candidate on the Patriot Party ticket and divided the Republican vote considering the Marco Rubio was mostly likely elected in 2010 because Charlie Crist ran as an independent dividing the opposition vote.
     
  4. NavyGator93

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    You have "damn" in your moniker. I have been reporting all your posts as offensive for years.
    ;)
     
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  6. oragator1

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    This could save the republican party and create a moderate right party that could get a whole lot of votes.
    There are whole lot of people like me who agree with some republican principles but couldn’t ever vote for them because crazy runs the party. Jettison the wackos and racists, and the majority of the country would be in reach.
    Of course what they will do is swerve right to kill the new challenge and make things worse.
     
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  7. Emmitto

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    This cannot be more perfect. Every time I hear one of these fools refer to themselves as a patriot I involuntarily yaaaaaaaaaaaak.

    Now we can just cut to the chase and I don't have to have any patience waiting for the moronic term to drop.

    I feel like we could almost certainly trick them into formally adopting a yak as a mascot through a halfass SM effort. Let's do it!
     
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  8. mdgator05

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    I did enjoy it. Did you?
     
  9. gatorpa

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    I'm the other side of your coin, NPA but lean right.
    When I actually have a conversation with left leaning friends we always find common ground. I think the majority of people are this way. It's a shame the two sides are drug so far to the edges.
     
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  10. docspor

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    Patriot Party (1960s–1980s) - Wikipedia

    The Patriot Party was an American socialist organization of the late 1960s and early 1970s that organized poor, rural whites in the Appalachian South and Pacific Northwest. The party was formed after a split with the Young Patriots Organization. The YPO's membership was drawn from street gangs of Appalachian whites in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois; it became politicized after working with the Young Lords, an ethnic Puerto Rican gang; and the African-American Black Panther Party.
     
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  11. DeBigLeezard

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    "The Best Is Yet To Come"
     
  12. wgbgator

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    I thought J-Lo kind of phoned it in
     
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  13. dangolegators

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    They've turned 'patriot' into a bad word. Now people associate it with right wing freaks and white nationalists.
     
  14. PD

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    He better hope he lives to see 2024, because they’re going to lose more seats in the Senate in 2022. The Senate map is very bad for them in ‘22, and the demographics shift away from them every year (and that part will never change).
     
  15. gatorpa

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    Except we heard the Pub party was dead when Obama won in 2008.....
     
  16. PD

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    The North American Nazis will never be numbered enough to take control. They weren’t enough to take control in 2016. Not even close.

    Like in Germany, the Nazis can only take power through a partnership with the non-Nazi conservatives who pretend not to know they’re enabling Nazis, and “hold their nose” to elect and support a Nazi because they believe they somehow benefit in some way by granting them the power.

    That’s how it happened in 2016, and it’s how Naziism went from underlying motivation to full-blown policy over the following 4 years. Only when the mobs of Nazis overran the Capitol - after being organized by Trump and given tours of the building the day before by Trump sycophants in Congress - did some republicans in office and at home realize that uh-oh, the monster they created to hurt brown people and libs is actually a mindless, brainless anarchist hate monster that will kill them, too, if they don’t do all their bidding.
     
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  17. Norcaligator

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    I think the quote is "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel."

    Or something like that.

    Makes the new party name a perfect choice for Trump and his ilk.
     
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  18. dangolegators

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    'Patriot' is now the equivalent of 'comrade'. It's a loaded word.
     
  19. mdgator05

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    The fact that the spaceship wasn't behind the comet to take us away doesn't mean the dear leader was wrong. In fact, it just shows how right he was...
     
  20. tilly

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    Pence should be making calls to every republican to spill the beans to get him found guilty. That is just where we are. Otherwise the party splits and the dems get a generation.
     
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