Quotes of the day

posted at 9:30 pm on May 31, 2010 by Allahpundit

Those likely gains would seem to be good news for the Senate minority leader, Mitch McConnell (Ky.). But the prospects of Paul, Angle and other “true believers” in the Senate will almost certainly make it more difficult for McConnell to assert the rigid voting discipline that GOP strategists credit with bringing Republicans back from the brink of political extinction over the past 18 months…

It’s worth noting that GOP moderates — a dying breed in recent years — are likely to get reinforcements of their own. Reps. Mark Kirk (Ill.) and Mike Castle (Del.) built voting records in the House that placed them squarely at the center of that chamber, and it’s hard to see much changing if they are elected to the Senate. They would join the likes of Sens. Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins of Maine and, increasingly, Scott Brown of Massachusetts in forming a legitimate — and powerful — moderate wing in the world’s greatest deliberative body.

“The role of ‘moderates’ will face extinction,” predicted one leading GOP moderate, referring to the impact of Paul and other tea partiers being elected.

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On many issues, such as guns, taxes, and immigration, Southern and Western conservatives come out in the same place. They get there, however, by different means. The fundamental distinction is between a politics based on social and cultural issues and one based on economics. Southern conservatives care about government’s moral stance but don’t mind when it spends freely on behalf of their constituents. Western conservatives, by contrast, are soft-libertarians who want government out of people’s way on principle. Southern Republicans are guided by the Bible. Western Republicans read the Constitution. Seen in historical terms, it’s the difference between a movement descended from George Wallace and one that harks back to Barry Goldwater.
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The GOP’s Western tone of recent months summons the ghosts of Goldwater’s disastrous but transformational presidential campaign of 1964. Goldwater didn’t care about religion—he was a Jewish Episcopalian who once said that Jerry Falwell deserved a kick in the nuts. He wasn’t focused on racial politics—there aren’t many black people in Arizona. What mattered to him was limiting government and preserving liberty. To Goldwater, political freedom was inseparable from economic freedom, a view distilled in his most famous phrase, “extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice.” To call this politics Western is a matter of its Bonanza style as well as its anti-statist substance. Goldwater boasted a Navajo tattoo and liked flying planes, shooting guns, and playing the tables in Las Vegas. Western conservatism succeeded on a national scale when Ronald Reagan kept the cowboy look while easing up on Goldwater’s honorable, self-defeating consistency…

Palin and Beck are terrific entertainers and the Tea Party is a great show, all of which has made the conservative movement fun to watch lately. But cowboy-style constitutional fundamentalism is unlikely to prove a winning philosophy for Republicans beyond 2010. For that, they need a conservatism that hasn’t been in evidence lately—a version that’s not Western or Southern, but instead tolerant, moderate, and mainstream.

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Southern conservatism is populist, draws on evangelical Christianity, and plays upon racial resentments.

SouthernGent on May 31, 2010 at 9:36 PM

Southern conservatism is populist, draws on evangelical Christianity, and plays upon racial resentments.

Almost like I wrote this. That part is true. The parts, however, are just….wrong. The Republican message is resonating, despite what Salon thinks.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 9:37 PM

From WashedupPost piece:

Southern conservatives care about government’s moral stance but don’t mind when it spends freely on behalf of their constituents. Western conservatives, by contrast, are soft-libertarians who want government out of people’s way on principle. Southern Republicans are guided by the Bible. Western Republicans read the Constitution.

Don’t tell me this person actually gets paid for wriiting this sophmoric, completely erroneous B.S.!

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 9:38 PM

There is a fundamentalist wing of the Republican Party, but I don’t see that Sarah Palin fits into it. She’s pretty ecumenical in her primary endorsements. She’s very practical about most things.

RBMN on May 31, 2010 at 9:38 PM

When you look at what results from interracial marriages like the Precedent, Tiger Woods and the murder of Nicole by O.J. Simpson, I have to wonder if those “natural law” advocates didn’t have a point.

Jenfidel on February 19, 2010 at 7:39 PM

Hatred. Racial resentment. Insane rhetoric.

That kind of thinking will be the death of the conservative movement. If we can weed THAT out of the party, we’ll sail to victory.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 9:39 PM

I wonder what Rand Paul’s QOTD would be on today’s Israeli situation?

stefanite on May 31, 2010 at 9:43 PM

For that, they need a conservatism that hasn’t been in evidence lately—a version that’s not Western or Southern, but instead tolerant, moderate, and mainstream.

Pffft. Then it’s not conservatism. It’s Squishy beta-crap.

Guardian on May 31, 2010 at 9:43 PM

For that, they need a conservatism that hasn’t been in evidence lately—a version that’s not Western or Southern, but instead tolerant, moderate, and mainstream.

Conservatism is plenty tolerant.

I have no idea what Slate means by “moderate” but I’ll have a guess that it means being willing to bend over for their Leftist dictates.

As for “mainstream,” over 60% of the electorate self-identifies as Conservative.

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 9:43 PM

When a moderate is one that wants to take two years to dismantle the public unions and the Dept. of Education, instead of 30 minutes, then moderates will be welcome. We can compromise at 60 minutes.

GnuBreed on May 31, 2010 at 9:47 PM

When a moderate is one that wants to take two years to dismantle the public unions and the Dept. of Education, instead of 30 minutes, then moderates will be welcome. We can compromise at 60 minutes.

GnuBreed on May 31, 2010 at 9:47 PM

I was thinking that when moderates stop acting like Progressives, then they’re welcome, but your way works for me too.

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 9:49 PM

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 9:39 PM

Awesome.

SCBradley on May 31, 2010 at 9:49 PM

It’s hard to imagine, if elected, they could be ‘controlled’ by Mitch McConnell or anyone else,” Republican strategist John Weaver said of the tea party candidates.

Is this the same “Republican strategist” John Weaver who was fired by McCain for being an incompetent campaign manager? Then McCain went to Steve Schmidt, who was better (by comparison, that is).

Wethal on May 31, 2010 at 9:50 PM

More “moderate” handwringing twaddle.

Queen0fCups on May 31, 2010 at 9:52 PM

Awesome.

SCBradley on May 31, 2010 at 9:49 PM

What part? :|

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 9:52 PM

Palin is entertainment? Well, the gloves are off!

AnninCA on May 31, 2010 at 9:52 PM

Hatred. Racial resentment. Insane rhetoric.

That kind of thinking will be the death of the conservative movement. If we can weed THAT out of the party, we’ll sail to victory.

FapsToCartoonsBoy on May 31, 2010 at 9:39 PM

What’s with all the “we” crap, pinko?

stefanite on May 31, 2010 at 9:52 PM

More “moderate” handwringing twaddle.

Queen0fCups on May 31, 2010 at 9:52 PM

The hand-wringing is so 2009

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 9:53 PM

The metrosexual boys over at Slate are running scared I see.

d1carter on May 31, 2010 at 9:55 PM

The hand-wringing is so 2009

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 9:53 PM

Agree. The reality is that people aren’t interested right now in moderate talk, with voting for the same old solutions.

AnninCA on May 31, 2010 at 9:55 PM

What’s with all the “we” crap, pinko?

stefanite on May 31, 2010 at 9:52 PM

I’m glad to know you endorse the comment made by Jenfidel. That part in the Salon article is truer than you think.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 9:56 PM

Awesome.

SCBradley on May 31, 2010 at 9:49 PM

What part? :|

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 9:52 PM

Are you Ace’s ironic sockpuppet or something?

alexwest on May 31, 2010 at 9:56 PM

*Or Slate, wherever it’s from. Heh.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 9:57 PM

When you look at what results from interracial marriages like the Precedent, Tiger Woods and the murder of Nicole by O.J. Simpson, I have to wonder if those “natural law” advocates didn’t have a point.

Jenfidel on February 19, 2010 at 7:39 PM

Why is it that it’s always the dumbest white people who believe that whites are superior?

crr6 on May 31, 2010 at 9:57 PM

I think the public is sort of done with looking for candidates to support every single position just like them. That’s nothing but empty rhetoric.

Better to know where people stand and why.

AnninCA on May 31, 2010 at 9:57 PM

I’m glad to know you endorse the comment made by Jenfidel. That part in the Salon article is truer than you think.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 9:56 PM

1) stefanite did not say he/she endorsed the comment.

2) I thought you were against Jefidel’s comment. Why would you be glad someone endorsed it?

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 9:58 PM

Conservatism is plenty tolerant.

I have no idea what Slate means by “moderate” but I’ll have a guess that it means being willing to bend over for their Leftist dictates.

As for “mainstream,” over 60% of the electorate self-identifies as Conservative.

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 9:43 PM

–You’re wrong (from a May Gallup poll):

The challenge for those on the political left is that, not only are there proportionately few self-identified liberals — 20% of registered voters interviewed so far in May identify as liberals, compared to 42% who say they are conservatives — but liberals remain relatively apathetic about voting.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/128069/Conservatives-Enthusiastic-Voting-2010-Midterm.aspx?utm_source=alert&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=syndication&utm_content=morelink&utm_term=All%20Gallup%20Headlines%20-%20Politics

Jimbo3 on May 31, 2010 at 9:59 PM

Oh, looky. Narutoboy brought quotes from another thread with him. Now the cur dogs are out.

And you had to wake Annin up, didn’t you, MeatHead? :)

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 9:59 PM

Why is it that it’s always the dumbest white people who believe that whites are superior?

crr6 on May 31, 2010 at 9:57 PM

My statement in no way states that “whites are superior” and that’s obvious.

In the event that you are not “RotoRutorboy” under another screen name, this is my last comment to you on this topic and forum also.

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:00 PM

For sure, however, the Romney era is over. No more corporate boyz in polo shirts. Please.

AnninCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:00 PM

I think the public is sort of done with looking for candidates to support every single position just like them. That’s nothing but empty rhetoric.

Better to know where people stand and why.

AnninCA on May 31, 2010 at 9:57 PM

I totally agree with your statement which is why I always squeeze the Charmin and make sure they put extra malt in my milkshakes.

alexwest on May 31, 2010 at 10:01 PM

Lance, I swear, I had nothing to do with this.

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:01 PM

Jimbo3 on May 31, 2010 at 9:59 PM

Actually, you’re right, Jimbo.
My bad–I was being overly hopeful about NO-vember!
I have a feeling that there will be a lot more Conservatives after we’ve endured 18 months living in the ObamaNation.

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:02 PM

1) stefanite did not say he/she endorsed the comment.

2) I thought you were against Jefidel’s comment. Why would you be glad someone endorsed it?

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 9:58 PM

Do you endorse Jenfidel’s statement that the products of interracial relationships are inherently instable?

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:02 PM

Southern conservatism is populist, draws on evangelical Christianity, and plays upon racial resentments.

Almost like I wrote this. That part is true.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 9:37 PM

LOL, not remotely. Good grief, can they (and you) be more bigoted? Got any more worn-out narrow-minded stereotypes and bigotry hanging about?

Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:03 PM

Do you endorse Jenfidel’s statement that the products of interracial relationships are inherently instable?

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:02 PM

This is really getting to you, isn’t it? Will you be able to sleep tonight?

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:04 PM

Do you endorse Jenfidel’s statement that the products of interracial relationships are inherently instable?

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:02 PM

I do not endorse the statement

the products of interracial relationships are inherently instable

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:04 PM

This is really getting to you, isn’t it? Will you be able to sleep tonight?

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:04 PM

Not till he locks up those that disagree with him.

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:05 PM

Hehe, I think all we’re missing now is Dave Rywall and we will have heard from all of the leftist nincompoop trolls today. C’mon Dave, don’t let your team down – they all heard the bells and showed up, where are ya?

Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:05 PM

The new Western conservatism is not simply a reincarnation of the old Goldwater version. Lacking anti-communism as an organizing principle, it has been forced to invent a collectivistic demon, depicting Obama’s centrist liberalism as socialism with American face.

Yes, conservatives should all lap up advice from a jackass who thinks Comrade Zero is a “centrist” liberal.

Cicero43 on May 31, 2010 at 10:05 PM

LOL, not remotely. Good grief, can they (and you) be more bigoted? Got any more worn-out narrow-minded stereotypes and bigotry hanging about?

Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:03 PM

Why do Hot Aryans ignore blatantly racist/racial purist language unless it involves whites or Southerners?

When you look at what results from interracial marriages like the Precedent, Tiger Woods and the murder of Nicole by O.J. Simpson, I have to wonder if those “natural law” advocates didn’t have a point.

Jenfidel on February 19, 2010 at 7:39 PM

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:05 PM

I do not endorse the statement straw-man argument
the products of interracial relationships are inherently instable
MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:04 PM

FIFY

alexwest on May 31, 2010 at 10:06 PM

Drywall! I forgot all about that guy!

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:06 PM

…Jenfidel’s statement that the products of interracial relationships are inherently instable

BabblingIdiotboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:02 PM

“I wonder…if…didn’t have a point.”
Not a statement.
Merely a passing thought, but if the aggrieved poster is an example of same, I’ll have to start wondering again.

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:06 PM

For that, they need a conservatism that hasn’t been in evidence lately—a version that’s not Western or Southern, but instead tolerant, moderate, and mainstream more liberal.

Aquateen Hungerforce on May 31, 2010 at 10:07 PM

Drywall!

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:06 PM

Stop cursing!

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:08 PM

FIFY

alexwest on May 31, 2010 at 10:06 PM

How do you make a straw man argument with a question? And how is it a straw man if the subject article talked about racial resentment and stuff of that nature?

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:08 PM

Centrist liberalism is pretty much the soft version of Euro-socialism.

I deplore the partisan talk today. It’s sloppy thinking. Everone extrapolates everthing to the point of absurdit, negating any real persuasive perspective.

However, it’s not escaped most people that we’re in deep trouble with a lot of financial programs. The ones we could control….entitlements…..are an obvious target.

AnninCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:08 PM

Jimbo3 on May 31, 2010 at 9:59 PM
Actually, you’re right, Jimbo.
My bad–I was being overly hopeful about NO-vember!
I have a feeling that there will be a lot more Conservatives after we’ve endured 18 months living in the ObamaNation.

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:02 PM

–Hasn’t changed much in the last year (although the amount of intensity has increased significantly):

(From a June, 2009 Gallup poll): PRINCETON, NJ — Thus far in 2009, 40% of Americans interviewed in national Gallup Poll surveys describe their political views as conservative, 35% as moderate, and 21% as liberal

Jimbo3 on May 31, 2010 at 10:08 PM

Why is it that it’s always the dumbest white people who believe theyat whites are superior?

crr6 on May 31, 2010 at 9:57 PM

Expand your vista, brother. It has nothing to do with race. That’s why nanny elitists are so annoying.

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:09 PM

Stop cursing!

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:08 PM

Race Card in 3….2…1…

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:10 PM

Do you endorse Jenfidel’s statement that the products of interracial relationships are inherently instable?

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:02 PM

As a biochemist, I subscribe to the idea of hybrid vigor. Now when it comes to the ungodly pairing that somehow produced you, I’m not so sure.

stefanite on May 31, 2010 at 10:10 PM

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:06 PM

Moron including “I wonder” in your statements doesn’t change anything. I wonder if Jenfidel is a racist. I wonder if (insert racial group here) is inherently lazy.

Doesn’t change anything. That is a typical defense that racialists/racists make. “It’s my opinion, I’m just wondering, blah blah blah.” If you wondered that, and your only “evidence” to back it up is Tiger Woods, OJ, and Obama, you’re an idiot.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:10 PM

How do you make a straw man argument with a question? And how is it a straw man if the subject article talked about racial resentment and stuff of that nature?

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:08 PM

You are missing the point entirely. Jenfidel was wrong about “The Precedent” being the product of an interracial marriage which was clearly made evident by his 2010 US Census form.

alexwest on May 31, 2010 at 10:11 PM

Expand your vista, brother. It has nothing to do with race. That’s why nanny elitists are so annoying.

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:09 PM

And yet it seems like every night commenters such as crr6 or naruto have to make it about race.

The younger generation is so over that stuff.

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:11 PM

“But cowboy-style constitutional fundamentalism is unlikely to prove a winning philosophy for Republicans beyond 2010. For that, they need a conservatism that hasn’t been in evidence lately—a version that’s not Western or Southern, but instead tolerant, moderate, and mainstream.”

I call bullsh!t! Our falling for the mantra of moderation has only left us in the position of tolerating incremental, insidious creep of statism over the 100yrs. Statist’s always decry those that don’t meet them halfway, but halfway, halfway & halfway again always to left is what brought to this point.

Never again, i’m done with moderation, i’ll just not freakin have it, nope…not doing it.

“Extremism in the Defense of Liberty Is No Vice.”
-Barry Goldwater

Archimedes on May 31, 2010 at 10:11 PM

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:05 PM

Hey, dumba$$, your post was well *before* Jenfidel’s, and displayed plenty of bigoted perspective all on its own. Her comment was as bigoted as yours – and it doesn’t excuse *your* bigotry.

Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:11 PM

OffTopic – anyone else watching the documentary America-The Story of Us? I have watched all 6 programs now and it is pretty good….until they just showed Margaret Cho and Bill Maher. I mean Meryl Streep, Michael Douglas, and PDiddy were a little much to take, but Maher and Cho (who was just on my tv again talking about rebelling against your parents and society while creating your own utopia)? Yeah!!!

OK- that’s all. Now back to the fall of the Republican party.

ramrants on May 31, 2010 at 10:12 PM

Oh please, the divorce rate is over 50%. Period. Relationships are just plain hard and most people divorce. Who cares why.

AnninCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:12 PM

I wonder if Jenfidel is a racist.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:10 PM

I think we’ve already established that you are.
Among other things.

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:12 PM

OffTopic – anyone else watching the documentary America-The Story of Us? I have watched all 6 programs now and it is pretty good….until they just showed Margaret Cho and Bill Maher. I mean Meryl Streep, Michael Douglas, and PDiddy were a little much to take, but Maher and Cho (who was just on my tv again talking about rebelling against your parents and society while creating your own utopia)?
Yeah!!!

I watched up to this segment.

AnninCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:13 PM

Race Card in 3….2…1…

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:10 PM

You know, after you brought up several of these names, I’m not surprised why other good commenters have found other outlets of aiding the resistance … HA is becoming pander central.

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:13 PM

Expand your vista, brother. It has nothing to do with race. That’s why nanny elitists are so annoying.

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:09 PM

interracial marriages

I can’t believe you endorse her statement. This is unreal. Hot Aryans are revealing themselves left and right. Why is it so hard for you to just say, “That’s not OK.”

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:13 PM

You know, after you brought up several of these names, I’m not surprised why other good commenters have found other outlets of aiding the resistance … HA is becoming pander central.

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:13 PM

This ain’t your father’s HA. ;)

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:14 PM

Hey, dumba$$, your post was well *before* Jenfidel’s, and displayed plenty of bigoted perspective all on its own. Her comment was as bigoted as yours – and it doesn’t excuse *your* bigotry.

Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:11 PM

What post? That post of hers was made in February, you moron. And I haven’t said anything close to what she did.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:15 PM

Her comment was as bigoted as yours – and it doesn’t excuse *your* bigotry.

Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:11 PM

First of all, my comment–which I made clear at the time–was a personal observation that was made in February.

Secondly, I don’t think it’s “bigoted” to state that Obama, Tiger Woods and OJ’s kids are psychologically unstable.
I merely opined about the reason why.

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:16 PM

I can’t believe you endorse her statement. This is unreal. Hot Aryans are revealing themselves

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:13 PM

What on earth are you talking about? I just jumped on here 5 minutes ago.

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:16 PM

I miss Michelle Malkin being here… :/

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:16 PM

What on earth are you talking about? I just jumped on here 5 minutes ago.

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:16 PM

John, you gotta understand that the authoritarian naruto is only looking for a fight. Apparently he doesn’t have anything else better to do that try to start a flame war… sad, really.

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:17 PM

I can’t believe you endorse her statement. This is unreal. Hot Aryans are revealing themselves left and right. Why is it so hard for you to just say, “That’s not OK.”

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:13 PM

I can’t believe you endorse Salon’s statement. This is unreal. Liberal bigots are revealing themselves left and right. Why is it so hard for you to just say, “That’s not OK.”

Go ahead – admit you’re being a small-minded bigot when you agree with (nay, not just agree, but wish you had written yourself) Salon’s bigoted stereotyping of southern conservatives. C’mon, you can admit that it’s just ‘not OK’ to be such a narrow-minded liberal bigot, don’t be afraid – go ahead…

Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:17 PM

You are missing the point entirely. Jenfidel was wrong about “The Precedent” being the product of an interracial marriage which was clearly made evident by his 2010 US Census form.

alexwest on May 31, 2010 at 10:11 PM

Wow. Is that what you focused on? Really? Not the the statement itself, just the accuracy of the example? Good grief.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:17 PM

But the prospects of Paul, Angle and other “true believers” in the Senate will almost certainly make it more difficult for McConnell to assert the rigid voting discipline that GOP strategists credit with bringing Republicans back from the brink of political extinction over the past 18 months…

Hey let’s get Angle out of the primary first. She’s neck and neck with the far more moderate Lowden.

Mojave Mark on May 31, 2010 at 10:17 PM

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Wait a minute! Hold the freakin’ phone! Do you mean to tell me this yutz has been carrying that around with him for almost four months??

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:17 PM

Wait a minute! Hold the freakin’ phone! Do you mean to tell me this yutz has been carrying that around with him for almost four months??

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:17 PM

Almost Bradky-esque.

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:18 PM

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:17 PM

That is correct!

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:18 PM

Secondly, I don’t think it’s “bigoted” to state that Obama, Tiger Woods and OJ’s kids are psychologically unstable.
I merely opined about the reason why.

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:16 PM

Stop lying about what you said, moron. I quoted it for everyone to see. You weren’t making the point that THEY and them alone were unstable. You were making the point that those against interracial marriage/relationships might’ve been right, because, according to you, it causes instability in the individuals.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:19 PM

Hey let’s get Angle out of the primary first. She’s neck and neck with the far more moderate Lowden.

Mojave Mark on May 31, 2010 at 10:17 PM

Allah’s already scared…

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:19 PM

What post? That post of hers was made in February, you moron. And I haven’t said anything close to what she did.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:15 PM

In this thread, you moron, your bigoted post was SECOND, well before Jenfidel entered the conversation. Her ‘February’ post wasn’t part of the conversation, and had nothing to do with you laying your unabashed bigotry out for all to see, a$$hat.

Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:19 PM

the authoritarian naruto

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:17 PM

Yeah, I caught that right before I went to bed. About his wanting to become an authoritarian to purge society of people he disagrees with. I thought it must be the margaritas and I’m not reading it right.

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:20 PM

re: Jim Wallis

What a theocratic fascist.

re: Narutoboy

Do you do this often? Take a post from February and re-post it to make other people who read this blog denounce it? Strange way to spend you time.

Aquateen Hungerforce on May 31, 2010 at 10:20 PM

So I wonder who will be “moderate” enough to lead the GOP to presidential victory in 2012…

Newt – Nancy’s couch boy?

Perhaps Mittens.

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Yes, conservatives should all lap up advice from a jackass who thinks Comrade Zero is a “centrist” liberal.

Cicero43 on May 31, 2010 at 10:05 PM

Typical small minded liberal writer, who considers himself to the the center of the universe. Not unlike Dan Rather suggesting that the NYTimes editorial page is politically “middle of the road.” Many of those clowns who agree with 0 consider themselves to be in the center.

iurockhead on May 31, 2010 at 10:20 PM

That is correct!

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:18 PM

I am LMFAO right now! You really got under this *cough* skin!

Lanceman on May 31, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Yeah, I caught that right before I went to bed. About his wanting to become an authoritarian to purge society of people he disagrees with. I thought it must be the margaritas and I’m not reading it right.

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:20 PM

I thought he was joking.

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Test

alohapundit on May 31, 2010 at 10:21 PM

I can’t believe you endorse Salon’s statement. This is unreal. Liberal bigots are revealing themselves left and right. Why is it so hard for you to just say, “That’s not OK.”

Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:17 PM

You can prove me wrong starting by disassociating yourself from Jenfidel’s comment.

LOL. Liberal. Yeah, sure.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Typical small minded liberal writer, who considers himself to the the center of the universe. Not unlike Dan Rather suggesting that the NYTimes editorial page is politically “middle of the road.” Many of those clowns who agree with 0 consider themselves to be in the center.

iurockhead on May 31, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Yes, when you are getting close to (but not quite at) the lefty fringe, it can be convenient to redefine center…

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Test

alohapundit on May 31, 2010 at 10:21 PM

You’re good, now where is that Canop?

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:22 PM

What’s so amusing is that this thread is basically about the Left going bananas about Paul’s position, as stated this week, that anchor babies of illegals shouldn’t get the benefits of citizenship.

Curious how it’s the black racists who show up to deflect the comments for their Hispanic “brothers.”

Jenfidel on May 31, 2010 at 10:23 PM

Right Here,Operational Ready HeatHeadinCA!!

canopfor on May 31, 2010 at 10:23 PM

Many of those clowns who agree with 0 consider themselves to be in the center.

iurockhead on May 31, 2010 at 10:20 PM

That’s why they loathe Fox News. Fox redefined the center and put all the lamestreamers way out on the left.

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Do you do this often? Take a post from February and re-post it to make other people who read this blog denounce it? Strange way to spend you time.

Aquateen Hungerforce on May 31, 2010 at 10:20 PM

Why is it so hard for Aryans to denounce? Aryans are more upset over me simply stating that I agree with the article on the part about Southerners. I didn’t even personally say anything negative there.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:24 PM

You can prove me wrong starting by disassociating yourself from Jenfidel’s comment.

LOL. Liberal. Yeah, sure.

Narutoboy on May 31, 2010 at 10:21 PM

Hey, read the comments – I *did* already not only disassociate myself from it, but I called her comment – and yours, in the same comment – bigoted. (see: Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:11 PM)

So – I have proven you wrong, in advance. Thanks for playing, numbskull. Want to embarrass yourself any further, or are you done now?

Midas on May 31, 2010 at 10:24 PM

He wasn’t focused on racial politics—there aren’t many black people in Arizona.

Because black people are the only minorities in the US, right?

ramrants on May 31, 2010 at 10:24 PM

Right Here,Operational Ready HeatHeadinCA!!

canopfor on May 31, 2010 at 10:23 PM

Howdy. When are you gonna come play with us on the fun side?

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:25 PM

Crap,first post and I besmirched your name,a thousand pardons MeatHeadinCa,Ugh!

canopfor on May 31, 2010 at 10:25 PM

HeatHeadinCA!!

canopfor on May 31, 2010 at 10:23 PM

That must be the best new handle ever. Heathead.

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:25 PM

Yes, let’s have “tolerant, moderate and mainstream”. So we can have 800 billion deficits as far as the eye can see instead of 1.6 billion.

chris999 on May 31, 2010 at 10:26 PM

That’s why they loathe Fox News. Fox redefined the center and put all the lamestreamers way out on the left.

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:24 PM

That you are correct about. While Fox tries to have a conservativish image, they really are more centrist. Scary in some ways…

MeatHeadinCA on May 31, 2010 at 10:26 PM

a thousand pardons

canopfor on May 31, 2010 at 10:25 PM

No, no! It was a happy accident! I’m gonna start calling him that from now on!

John the Libertarian on May 31, 2010 at 10:26 PM

But cowboy-style constitutional fundamentalism is unlikely to prove a winning philosophy for Republicans beyond 2010.

Shocking — as the Europeans are adopting “Cowboy-style constitutional fundamentalism”. TEA PARTY groups from ITALY, the NETHERLANDS and other EU entities are planning to converge in BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (the same place Biden said was the “Capital of the Free World”:

The Tea Party is going international, baby

Mutnodjmet on May 31, 2010 at 10:26 PM

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