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Specter loses in Pennsylvania, Paul wins in Ky

Seems that America is speaking up and loudly proclaiming our displeasure with the current political atmosphere and agenda.
Time we take back our country and keep it the greatest Nation this Earth has ever seen and stop apologizing for being Great.
I just don't understand the mindset that these people have and how they are able to reconcile their actions and thoughts with the principles morals and standards that this country was founded upon.
We must not become complacent though, November is still several months away. Don't just settle for what is offered by your respective political party, instead demand candidates that foster the same ideals and principles that you have. Get involved and stay involved or say nothing as your, no, OUR country goes straight to h-e-double hockey sticks.

Viva Arizona !!

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The amazing thing is the downright delusional behavior from the Dems. They're so locked into their dogma that not only do they not see this as rejection of their agenda, but they actually think that this is a call for them to move farther left. In fact, I even saw one article that said it wouldn't be a bad thing to lose some seats in Congress, because they'd lose the moderate Democrats and Pelosi would have a majority that's more closely aligned with her.

They're imploding and out of touch. They're on the Titanic, they've hit the iceberg, and all they're worried about is how to get more coal into the boilers.

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Re: Specter loses in Pennsylvania, Paul wins in Ky

I don't know much about Ron Paul's son, but I would definitely back Ron Paul if he runs again for president. We need more men like him in congress. I wouldn't say that I'm anti-establishment, a term being used more recently to describe libertarian minded folks, but I definitely see eye to eye with Ron Paul's views on small government, abolishing the federal reserve, and adhereing to the US Constitution. We have allowed government to get to big for our own good and now we are seeing exactly what happens when it does get too big with too much power over the people. We need to get back to basics here.

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I think the script has already been written on dealing with Rand Paul. It's the same script that's been used against the Tea Party for over a year. The press is going to paint him as racist, reactionary, and ignorant. They're going to cherry pick quotes, report them out of context, and spin them to their advantage. Any attempt he makes to clarifiy the issues will be obscured or buried. It's not about Kentucky; it's about the Tea Party -- which must be discredited and destroyed before November for Obama's agenda to survive. Note that every story about him says "Tea Party candidate" or "Tea Party favorite" more than "Republican."

It's going to get ugly. Case in point are the stories running saying that Paul opposes the Civil Rights act and thinks businesses ought to be able to deny service to blacks. Really? What did he say, exactly? They make it sound bad, but don't actually state the facts or quotes. As I understand it, he said that he admires the Civil Rights Act's ideals, but that its application has been abused to control businesses in areas beyond the legislation's intent. What exactly did he mean by that? Don't really know -- the press doesn't seem interested in clarifying it.

Similarly, the press today is quoting him as saying Obama's criticism of BP is "un-American" -- but the coverage does little to clarify what he was saying. So they're dodging the issue away from his discussion about Obama's anti-business mentality and trying to make Paul look like he's pro-pollution.

In other words, they're going full Alinsky on him. It's what they do. It's the only model they know. Paul may be able to counter this in Kentucky, but it'll be tough to do on a national stage. So the end game from the Dem view is two possible outcomes -- they destroy him in the polls early well ahead of the election or, if he succeeds, the rest of the country will be misinformed into wondering why those hillbilly rednecks in Kentucky could be so ignorant. But of course, it's all based on Alinsky -- an end run around facts and logic.

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The press has been doing the exact same thing to his father Ron for years. Fox News has been the worst at this and has showed his father the largest disrespect and injustice of any network. Everything that Ron Pauls says that make sense is always edited during a re-show or replay of the interview, that always happens with most networks about his interviews. The only way to get the facts and fully understand what his father says is to watch and listen to live interviews and live speeches of his and by reading his publications. It's an outrage what the mainstream media does to him. What's to stop them from doing the same to his son if he runs Tea Party?

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Re: Specter loses in Pennsylvania, Paul wins in Ky
expatriate wrote:
...but they actually think that this is a call for them to move farther left.

They're imploding and out of touch. ...

I think it was CBS that stated the very same thing the evening of the primary. Their analysis was that candidates needed to move farther to the LEFT to be successful! I couldn't believe my ears. I agree, the left is most certainly going to implode.

Even here in Colorado I'm seeing more support for candidates endorsed by the Tea Party. Right now we have a Republican running for governor that has jumped ahead of the person I thought would lead (polls had indicated he would too). The primary reason appears to be the Tea Party endorsement. BTW, I'm thrilled the Tea Party is endorsing specific candidates, instead of starting up a totally new party.

Thumbs up to Rand Paul! LIberals had been making inroads into Kentucky and the residents have not been happy about it. Way to go Kentucky!

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We're seeing the same, out of touch with reality mentality from the Dems in California. The state, which should be the richest in the nation is broke and in debt. Illegal migrants are assisting in breaking it. Business are fleeing in droves, revenue is down and all our Dems can think of is to boycott Arizona over it's immigration laws. And our biggest legislaton coming up in Sacramento? Can you guess? The Dems have decided the most important thing they can do while the ship sinks is to propose legislation banning plastic grocery bags in markets. Wow! Boy I'm sure glad there here to protect us from those things. What ever would we do without them? To contrast this, our republicans are gutless rino's who add to the problem. What I haven't decided yet is if they're out of touch or corrupt or both.
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Re: Specter loses in Pennsylvania, Paul wins in Ky

I can feel your pain Bunny.
I think California should become it's own country.
Suggested name ...DORK....Democraticlly Ordained Republic of Kalifornia.
Just a thought !! Yes

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Re: Specter loses in Pennsylvania, Paul wins in Ky

If you haven't read "Atlas Shrugged", I recommend it as the most relevant novel of our time -- and it was written in 1954. What you're describing, Bunny, could have been ripped right out of its pages. The novel reads describes the same deluded cycle of economic destruction that's going on all around us -- economic policies that cause the economy to tank, and as the economy tanks, they blame private industry and enact increasingly destructive policies that accelerate the process.

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JTap,
As much as I'd hate to live in a place called DORK it's appropriate!
Expat,
While I haven't read the book, I'm familiar with it's contents and the analogy works. I was thinking more about a violin, the effects of syphillis, and a fire in Rome when I commented though! What??

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Considering what he's doing tothe country, syphillis may not be that far off the mark.