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Republican Values

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by Orange_and_Bluke, Jan 10, 2019.

  1. wgbgator

    wgbgator Very Stable Genius Premium Member

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    Geo-hell
    What you mean the blurb from the author of "Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys" on their website didn't give up the game?
     
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  2. gator10010

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    Well you considered wrong then. Read post #32.
     
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  3. wgbgator

    wgbgator Very Stable Genius Premium Member

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    Geo-hell
    This is another thing that I'm unclear of. Like if we were looking at Cuyahoga County, Ohio which has the population of 1.2 million vs. Williams County, Ohio population ~37,000 how useful is this?
     
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  4. gator_lawyer

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  5. WarDamnGator

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    As if there wasn't several better choices in your primary? Cons could have selected a guy who would both appoint the right judges and be an example of the family values they pretend to charish. They didnt. Hypocrisy exposed
     
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  6. ThePlayer

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    You and R Kelly.
     
  7. Orange_and_Bluke

    Orange_and_Bluke Premium Member

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    They are. Its inherent in the position.
     
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  8. wgbgator

    wgbgator Very Stable Genius Premium Member

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    Geo-hell
    Think of all the rich guys who donated millions so that some tools could have some make work jobs to make a study who's only main point is "actually, we're not hypocrites just our leaders."
     
  9. Orange_and_Bluke

    Orange_and_Bluke Premium Member

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    So you werent hating? You didn't go off topic? You said the rim was lowered...you mentioned dunking a basketball in your reference.
    Rich.
     
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  10. Orange_and_Bluke

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    Nah, pretty standard stuff really. You guys were expected to win back some seats. Cyclical.
     
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  11. wgbgator

    wgbgator Very Stable Genius Premium Member

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    Geo-hell
    You went off topic on your own thread, I figured that gave me permission.
     
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  12. BigCypressGator1981

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    No, he peed on the thread title.

    Like a russian hooker.
     
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  13. tegator80

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    I think the inference is somewhat misguided. Not that people who are moral/civic are also inclined to vote Republican but rather that the Republican party is the reason the people are moral/civic. If anything, we collectively have decided that we have a two-party system and use "the other side" to determine why we are on "this side."

    I am reminded of the Episcopal Church and recently the Presbyterian USA church (the Catholic Church is an entirely different matter). These organizations have the church facilities under the auspices of the church as a whole even though it is the individual entities in the community who are invested in that community. What they also have is a hierarchy who gets to inform the community entities what the church believes. And as a result there has been some real question as to what is the church's mission versus what it is choosing to go.

    So now the community entities are faced with a choice as to what to do. Do you leave, knowing what you thought was your church was in fact national owned instead? Or do you get back to work and take back your church as you believe it has gotten sidetracked (really more in line with moral hazard)?

    A church facility has a value and I get why people fight for it. Political parties are merely a money collecting and distributing entity with nothing of real value, except for perhaps a database of names and inclinations. What it SHOULD be is an entity who is beholden to those who are writing the checks by verifying what exactly the party stands for and then, because elections involve fence sitters, markets that vision.

    So what is all of this blather about? Simply the locals are inclined to be Republican because they can't fathom the alternative. This is exactly the same on the Democratic side. If there was an alternative I believe that they would NOT support the Republican Party. The problem seems that no one is prepared to step away because they are being held captive by the fear of letting "that group" have a leg up, moving the line so to speak, while you are designing the alternative.

    And so, we just try to justify our choices while attempting to minimize the other side. It is who we are today and mostly for the duration.
     
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  14. channingcrowderhungry

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    Not reading the thread. The party that was mostly okay with ripping apart families at the border to prove a point has no moral high ground to stand on when it comes to family values.
     
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  15. Orange_and_Bluke

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    FYI, I would break ankles on the court with you.
     
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  16. AndyGator

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    Major thread fail. Go to jail. Do not pass Go. Do not collect $200.

    (RINO's may have had family values but Alt Righties sure as hell don't)
     
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  17. Orange_and_Bluke

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    So you guys found some liberals judging the study as right leaning? Uh oh.
     
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  18. gator_lawyer

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    I imagine if an extremely liberal organization released findings that Democrats have better "family values" than Republicans, it would raise some red flags for you too.
     
  19. grumpygator77

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    So we're back to Republicans are just hypocrites. The leaders cited were Republicans. Republicans voted for them to represent "their values". Doesn't get any clearer than that.
     
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  20. Orange_and_Bluke

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    Can you just enjoy the article without crapping on it?
     
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