Remarks like Broun's caused landslide

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Recent remarks from Rep. Paul Broun are the reason for the Democratic landslide last week.

He is a very dangerous man himself. In his own words "It may sound a bit crazy" and for sure it is crazy for him to believe our next president, Barack Obama, could be likened to Hitler or socialist Marxism.

He is digging a deeper hole now for re-election in two years because I believe the voters in Columbia County never got to know Paul Broun well enough before this last election.

He depended on the political machine in this county to carry him through.

I have news for the Republicans in this county that a new day is coming and most informed voters will see through this evilness and get back to their Christian values and vote again for a compassionate, knowledgeable, moderate Democrat who will be all-inclusive of every voter and not just the fortunate ones now who aren't facing hard economic times and possibly losing their homes and jobs.

Our re-elected U.S. Rep. Broun hasn't a clue about what his constituents really need and want. Voters beware in two years just who will be more in tune to your needs here in Columbia County.

Rosemary Fitzpatrick, Chairwoman, Columbia County Democratic Party, Grovetown

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Tujeez
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Tujeez 11/14/08 - 03:00 am
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Do Democrats actually listen

Do Democrats actually listen to themselves anymore? Keep Pimping, People Pimp. You might get somewhere with all of that anti-Rhetoric slander. It served you well in the main election. It just might work in the run-off. Call on the wisdum of the Consortium of the 40. Mebbe they'll carry you through to victory over the truthful. I don't think the Minority vote will be as "passionate" about "some White guy"(their words, not mine).

GACopperhead
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GACopperhead 11/14/08 - 05:50 am
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Tujeez, are you just a PT

Tujeez, are you just a PT clone?

PTHS225
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PTHS225 11/14/08 - 06:03 am
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Shouldn't Lowell and Rosemary

Shouldn't Lowell and Rosemary have to pay for political ads?

JesusIsComing
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JesusIsComing 11/14/08 - 06:30 am
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Broun apologized - so maybe

Broun apologized - so maybe he is not as dangerous as Rosemary thinks.

JimCox
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JimCox 11/14/08 - 07:13 am
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Put your money where your

Put your money where your mouth is and run some candidates.

msgret92
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msgret92 11/14/08 - 07:26 am
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Dr. Brouns remarks were made

Dr. Brouns remarks were made on Nov 10th, 6 days after the election so how could they have affected the outcome?

patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 11/14/08 - 07:40 am
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Rosemary, the reason you were

Rosemary, the reason you were chosen for your job is because you are a "true believer". The reason those of us that oppose Obama and his philosophy quote his actual words is because we're not. Isn't it amazing you don't believe what Obama says, just what he says he says.

patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 11/14/08 - 07:41 am
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Rep. Broun apologized for

Rep. Broun apologized for being honest, because he thought it was politically expedient, not because of repeating Obama's words.

Paws..
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Paws.. 11/14/08 - 07:46 am
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Broun is the not best when it

Broun is the not best when it comes to public speaking but he is right about Obama. A Marxist is someone who believes in Marxist economic and governing policies and the plans Obama proposes are Marxist. Obama's teenage mentor was a Marxist, he has always associated with Marxists and when it became politically expedient to be a "Christian" he chose a church with a pastor who was Marxist. There is every reason to believe that Obama is a Marxist and no evidence to the contrary.

Paws..
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Paws.. 11/14/08 - 07:50 am
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Broun should not have

Broun should not have apologized.

shivas
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shivas 11/14/08 - 07:52 am
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Tujeez, it seems only the

Tujeez, it seems only the American electorate are listening to Democrats by electng them in massive numbers. Patriciathomas continues to not understand her interpertation of what is said is not actually considered facts. I guess if Rush and Hannity tell you what to think, then that is also a fact. The right-wing is forever lost.

shivas
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shivas 11/14/08 - 07:59 am
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Right-Wing, please listen to

Right-Wing, please listen to Republican Governor Pawlenty explaing your predicament: You do not appeal to the Northeast, a growing minority electorate (Black and Hispanic), losing ground in more liberal areas of the South (NC & VA), and losing touch with the West. The Republican party is being minimized as a Southern evangelical party. But thn again, I beleieve there is now another conviction of a Republican congressman fro Arizona. You do lead in that category, as well as hypcrisy. Kinda like Rush ranting against drugs on his way to Mexico to score some Oxycotin. And that's your leader. pathetic.

shivas
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shivas 11/14/08 - 08:00 am
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Please tell me who is the

Please tell me who is the Conservative Leadership? Who?

JesusIsComing
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JesusIsComing 11/14/08 - 08:06 am
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Pawlenty's words explain why

Pawlenty's words explain why choosing him as VP would have been a disaster. The future of the GOP is in the capable hands of Michael Steele and Sarah Palin.

I4PUTT
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I4PUTT 11/14/08 - 08:09 am
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The American voters are split

The American voters are split almost evenly. There are 8-10% of Independents who generally determine outcomes. This year the Democrats got slightly more of them with a very weak candidate. This could easily change in 2 years. The great one is off to a wonderful start, leaking details of his first confidential meeting with the sitting president and having to scurry to cover it and a really popular situation regarding Gitmo. Franls, Reid & Pelozi will get more coverage as they take center stage. This can't be good for them. Morons don't seem so bad if you never hear from them. The Republican backlash was earned by getting so far from conservative values & betraying the voters. The even worse Democrats will be next. Gloat now. We did before. We will again soon. Such is politics.

shivas
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shivas 11/14/08 - 08:12 am
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Now those are leaders who are

Now those are leaders who are very formidable, doncha know.

jackfruitpaper833
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jackfruitpaper833 11/14/08 - 08:25 am
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People will do anything to

People will do anything to get national attention, it's sad people across America now know, there is one (among many) from Georgia (dare I say the SOUTH) with a backwards mentality, refusing to come out of the racial mire.

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roymccoy 11/14/08 - 08:34 am
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commucrats foster a spirit of

commucrats foster a spirit of meanness unprecdented in modern cilization! finding rightouesness in abortion, supporting cowardsi.e. jim martin, cynthia mckinney, marion berry, charles rangel, nancy pelosi, harry ried jr., marguerite albright, john kerry, and because of his illness, the other senator from mass. legalizing same sex marriage, allowing underage girls the "right" to become pregnant and no consequence for the insiminator, fear-mongering, and the tripe goes on and on! mz. fitzpatrick, why don't you join your comic partner, dr. greenbaum, and slink into the sunset, if you have , as it appears, nothing positive to offer a decent society! have a merry thanksgiving!

Bizarro
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Bizarro 11/14/08 - 08:38 am
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The whole LTE is a non

The whole LTE is a non sequitur. Good posits Putt. I was just fixin to say the same. People blame capitalism and deregulation for our economic problems and blame the Rep. True enough the Rep lost their way and broke every standard but they won power because of criminal activities of the Dems. Remember too the economy was deregulated because of the failures of regulations creating monopolies and industry running the govt. I guess we never learn from history-the Dems are just as bad as the Rep, and regulations will only cycle to we deregulate again.

patriciathomas
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patriciathomas 11/14/08 - 08:46 am
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shivas, you confuse

shivas, you confuse conservative with Republican. Often times these are not the same. Republicans run the full gambit from very liberal to very conservative and all in between. Is you lack of understanding intentional?

Bizarro
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Bizarro 11/14/08 - 08:49 am
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Patti, That is true. The same

Patti, That is true. The same for the Dem party. It isn't the liberal party as one can see in the divide between moderates and liberals within the party. The parties get tagged when a minority has some clout. The evangelicals marked the Rep and liberals have marked the Dems, but it would make a fallacious argument to conclude that it is representative of the party.

I4PUTT
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I4PUTT 11/14/08 - 08:53 am
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I love me some Biz!!!

I love me some Biz!!!

christian134
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christian134 11/14/08 - 09:04 am
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Rosemary you should be

Rosemary you should be concerned...We all should be concerned when the popular theme of a politician to the people is to go along with the majority and don't do or say anything that could possibly cause waves...After all times are changing and it will soon be against the law to voice a differing opinion right Rosemary? Broun said what he felt needed to be said and I, for one, applaud him for his forthrightness and honesty....This is still the United States of America home of the free and the brave...For now anyway...

zambu_glenlivet
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zambu_glenlivet 11/14/08 - 09:14 am
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Regardless of how you feel;

Regardless of how you feel; Brouns stupid commits are going to cost the citizens of his district big time when it comes time for handing out the money. You guys may want to consider someone else for that seat in the next election. Such an idiot and a doctor too???

christian134
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christian134 11/14/08 - 09:16 am
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zambu you really need to hone

zambu you really need to hone up on your limited list of descriptive words...There are more out there than the ones you and others are so fond of writing...:-)

effete elitist liberal
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effete elitist liberal 11/14/08 - 09:18 am
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PT: good observation about

PT: good observation about the difference between conservatives and Republicans. John McCain got 46% of the vote this time because he was able to appeal both to the "true" conservatives (despite their reservations about him) and to Republicans and other moderates (based mainly on their fond memories of the old "maverick" McCain). I get nothing but warm and fuzzy feelings about a Sarah Palin candidacy since your "Republicans" and other moderates will abandon her in droves. Remember when you conservatives berated Obama as a "celebrity" and a "rock star"? That's about all Palin is now. What do you have to say about HER celebrity--paparazzi and tabloid journalists following her every move? Palin will NEVER appeal to the majority of American women, to Hispanics, to African-Americans, or to people knowing basic geography. She will get the vote of every Bible-reading, gun-totting, evangelic Southerner like you PT. She might get 35% of the vote and hand the Dems the greatest landslide victory in U.S. history.

convertedsoutherner
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convertedsoutherner 11/14/08 - 09:25 am
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eel... Don't be sure of

eel... Don't be sure of anything. Wait until the annointed one O, starts to show what HE really is all about and the media finally starts reporting the truth. We will then get the true picture of the socialist/marxist, that his words prove him to be.

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patriciathomas 11/14/08 - 09:29 am
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eel, I think your desire to

eel, I think your desire to see the fall of Palin has clouded your sight. 100% of the conservatives that voted for McCain voted against Obama or for Palin. McCain hasn't been mistaken for a conservative since the early '80s. All American women that think feminists have a viable point like Palin since she epitomizes the "working mother". Her honesty does put off many radical libs, but honorable women do like her and will vote for her if she chooses to run without having the drag of McCain around her neck. (hint: Alaska isn't a southern state.)

christian134
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christian134 11/14/08 - 09:34 am
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What is wrong with reading

What is wrong with reading the Bible and owning a gun eel? Is there something wrong with that or is it just the first words that your fingers feel like typing to blur what is really about to happen but hopefully will not happen...

Bizarro
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Bizarro 11/14/08 - 09:48 am
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I don't know EEK. Obama won

I don't know EEK. Obama won the presidency and that moron said there are 57 states. AND then there is Bush, another moron. I think, given the voters penchant to elect morons, that Palin has a dang good chance of being president. Don't you just love America.

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