Right-wingers hide behind patriotism

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Patriotism does not equal cowardice, yet it is certainly true that patriotism is the last refuge of the coward.

Was it not cowardly to attack that IRS building in the manner of pilot Joseph Stack III -- yet where was condemnation from conservative leaders? There was none, and there will be none. Conservative leaders cannot decry their own invention, the patriot coward, lest they dissuade another from a similar act. They seek intimidation of the general population, however it may be manifested. Those pathetic, sad, angry folks on the self-ordained conservative side of American politics are desperate for validation.

"Take our country back!" they scream. They spew more hatred in every direction. Like chained dogs, they growl and bark, yet their illusory world is vanishing. Yes, conservative leaders, it's a good plan. Keep your dogs barking; you can certainly scare up some campaign donations. Fortunately, for the rest of us, the base is shrinking.

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chascush
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chascush 03/30/10 - 07:36 pm
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If the things that were said

If the things that were said about President Bush were being said about Hussein the liberals would be rioting in streets. Burning cars and destroying their own towns.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 03/30/10 - 08:35 pm
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Chris Matthews kept showing

Chris Matthews kept showing the black Congressman walking by those at the rally tonight. He was trying to say the Congressman was spit on when it wasn't the case. The protestor was shouting with both hands around his mouth at the Congressman with a policeman RIGHT there. Matthews drools and throws out more spittle every night on his show than that.

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Riverman1 03/30/10 - 08:38 pm
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Matter of fact, we should get

Matter of fact, we should get close-up, super slow speed analysis of the protestor video and compare it to Matthews talking and see which one is increasing the humidity.

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VNVETERAN 03/30/10 - 10:40 pm
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In it's recent heyday, the

In it's recent heyday, the Republican Party assembled a national majority by winning over Southern white voters; Southern white voters are racist; therefore, the GOP is racist. Republicans are convicted of base opportunism. The GOP is willing to pander to racists. Today's Republican Party—and by extension the conservative movement at its heart—has revealed a corrupted soul.

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KSL 03/30/10 - 11:26 pm
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BS.

BS.

willie7
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willie7 03/30/10 - 11:40 pm
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VNVETERAN, you are somewhat
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VNVETERAN, you are somewhat correct in saying that the Republicans depend on Southerners for support and votes. But all Southernors aren't racist. The Republicans do cater to Southern White People who are easy to be fooled and be divided from many other Americans..Welfare is used as a smokescreen to cover up for the big government Takers.

KSL
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KSL 03/30/10 - 11:43 pm
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What?

What?

KSL
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KSL 03/30/10 - 11:45 pm
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Willie, I don't believe the

Willie, I don't believe the voters in the South were totally responsible for the anti Obam vote. Check out the red states.

KSL
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KSL 03/30/10 - 11:45 pm
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Learn to spell.

Learn to spell.

Chillen
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Chillen 03/31/10 - 10:38 am
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The 48% of voters who voted

The 48% of voters who voted for McCain would disagree with willie7 and vnveteran. 48% of the U.S. population is hardly white & southern....

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apex24 03/31/10 - 06:59 pm
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Mr. Bower crawl back in the

Mr. Bower crawl back in the snake hole in which you came. You sir, are the very reason people are fed up and will continue to come out in drobes to allow you to be as stupid as you seem to be.

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