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    Quote Originally Posted by TJMAC77SP View Post
    There are no lemmings to follow. He has faced increasing opposition from within his own party. Much of which I think is unwarranted. He is resigning most likely to avoid the strife an internal fight for leadership would entail.

    I think the GOP is their own worst enemy at this point. It reminds me of the election of 1992 when SNL was putting on skits about Dems drawing straws, the loser of which had to run against Bush Sr in light of the first Gulf War and then Clinton ends up winning.
    There is a strong tide of lemmings top follow s as the Republican party charges headlong to the right. Icons like Reagan, Ike ,Goldwater and Dirkson have been replaced with loons and if alive to day would be called socialists and RINOs. The Cloth coat Republicans have been replace by red-neck Republicans trying to mimic the Know-nothing party of the 19th Century. When a party get that deeply into requiring ideological; purity it is in trouble, Just as the Democrats were in 1968.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeKerriii View Post
    There is a strong tide of lemmings top follow s as the Republican party charges headlong to the right. Icons like Reagan, Ike ,Goldwater and Dirkson have been replaced with loons and if alive to day would be called socialists and RINOs. The Cloth coat Republicans have been replace by red-neck Republicans trying to mimic the Know-nothing party of the 19th Century. When a party get that deeply into requiring ideological; purity it is in trouble, Just as the Democrats were in 1968.
    While I appreciate your Google skills this hardly explains away your lemmings dig. The GOP is fractured and that by definition would negate a lemmings analogy. Boehner wants to avoid an internal party fight to retain the Speaker's seat which will simply further fracture the party. Also I am sure you meant Sen. Dirksen and he isn't exactly a good match ideologically with Goldwater who was pretty far right on almost all issues. It is true however that they are party icons.

    While it may fit a particular narrative not all GOP members think in lock-step. I sincerely hope a moderate leader or leaders can emerge but painting the party with one large brush is intellectually specious.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TJMAC77SP View Post
    While I appreciate your Google skills this hardly explains away your lemmings dig. The GOP is fractured and that by definition would negate a lemmings analogy. Boehner wants to avoid an internal party fight to retain the Speaker's seat which will simply further fracture the party. Also I am sure you meant Sen. Dirksen and he isn't exactly a good match ideologically with Goldwater who was pretty far right on almost all issues. It is true however that they are party icons.

    While it may fit a particular narrative not all GOP members think in lock-step. I sincerely hope a moderate leader or leaders can emerge but painting the party with one large brush is intellectually specious.
    Lemming fits very well becasue there are a lot some republican idiots racing to destroy the Party catering to the large segment of ignorant loonsthat think BS like Obama is a Muslim and was born a Kenya,. The two leading candidates for the Republican nomination are a psychopath and a loon loon that believes that evolution and the Big Bang theory are the works of Satan Any party that so gladly accept idiocy and hate as their [rosary platform can accurately be described as being lemmings. The promoted hate and anger and are not having to deal with the fact that hate and anger is the result that they have to deal with, like lemmings they are self-destructing.

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    Sorry, but lemmings do not do the mass suicide, over the cliff thing.

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    A CRYING shame!! ; )

    Good riddance, and don't let the lobbyist's door hit you in the ass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeKerriii View Post
    Lemming fits very well becasue there are a lot some republican idiots racing to destroy the Party catering to the large segment of ignorant loonsthat think BS like Obama is a Muslim and was born a Kenya,. The two leading candidates for the Republican nomination are a psychopath and a loon loon that believes that evolution and the Big Bang theory are the works of Satan Any party that so gladly accept idiocy and hate as their [rosary platform can accurately be described as being lemmings. The promoted hate and anger and are not having to deal with the fact that hate and anger is the result that they have to deal with, like lemmings they are self-destructing.
    Your very thin lemmings analogy would fit it the GOP were united and following once voice but the problem (as I have stated more than once) is they are anything but united.

    You continue to do exactly what you chide the GOP for and seem oblivious to it. You also continue to avoid illustrated issues with your posts. Understandable I suppose but hardly something that garners credibility.

    I understand the labeling of Trump as a loon or psychopath (not sure which you are claiming he is) The other leading candidate is Ben Carson. I have never read anything that supports a claim that "evolution and the Big Bang theory are the works of Satan" Sounds far fetched for a neurosurgeon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TJMAC77SP View Post
    Your very thin lemmings analogy would fit it the GOP were united and following once voice but the problem (as I have stated more than once) is they are anything but united.

    You continue to do exactly what you chide the GOP for and seem oblivious to it. You also continue to avoid illustrated issues with your posts. Understandable I suppose but hardly something that garners credibility.

    I understand the labeling of Trump as a loon or psychopath (not sure which you are claiming he is) The other leading candidate is Ben Carson. I have never read anything that supports a claim that "evolution and the Big Bang theory are the works of Satan" Sounds far fetched for a neurosurgeon.
    It might be far fetched for a neurosurgeon but it fits perfectly for a neurosurgeon who is also a loon
    Evolution
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPqq6fr2CF4
    http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewir...atan-evolution

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEVKBlPZiGM

    from a liberal site so you might want to ignore everything but Carson's own voice showing that he is a fool,.

    Big Ban Theory

    http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczyn...ra#.fj50JeJ8eA
    http://www.examiner.com/article/ben-...y-of-the-devil
    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/p...mics/72752898/
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ork-devil.html
    http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astro...i_science.html


    Said Carson: “I personally believe that this theory that Darwin came up with was something that was encouraged by the adversary”

    That should be enough evidence and from a variety of sources, But his second debate response to Trump on vaccinations should have been enough to make you realize that the once great doctor is currently a loon. Either a loon or someone that is prepared to let children die to avoid losing a few votes from loons.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TJMAC77SP View Post
    Sounds far fetched for a neurosurgeon.
    One would think, huh...
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeKerriii View Post
    It might be far fetched for a neurosurgeon but it fits perfectly for a neurosurgeon who is also a loon
    Evolution
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPqq6fr2CF4
    http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewir...atan-evolution

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEVKBlPZiGM

    from a liberal site so you might want to ignore everything but Carson's own voice showing that he is a fool,.

    Big Ban Theory

    http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczyn...ra#.fj50JeJ8eA
    http://www.examiner.com/article/ben-...y-of-the-devil
    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/p...mics/72752898/
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...ork-devil.html
    http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astro...i_science.html


    Said Carson: “I personally believe that this theory that Darwin came up with was something that was encouraged by the adversary”

    That should be enough evidence and from a variety of sources, But his second debate response to Trump on vaccinations should have been enough to make you realize that the once great doctor is currently a loon. Either a loon or someone that is prepared to let children die to avoid losing a few votes from loons.
    Well, I have to admit I had no idea he was so strongly in the fundamentalist Christian camp. The few times I have heard him speak he said nothing along these lines and was quite moderate.

    As for his position on vaccinations I think you might be confused there.

    http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/03/politi...-immunization/

    "A lot of people are put off when they hear the word 'government force,' and perhaps there's a better way to put these things," Carson said. "But the fact of the matter is, studies have shown us over the course of time that the benefit-to-risk ratio for vaccination is way in the favor of doing it as opposed to not doing it."

    So obviously it is unfair hyperbole to claim he is "prepared to let children die to avoid losing a few votes from".
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