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The GOP Currently Holds ... (Original Post) Scuba Jul 2016 OP
and only a fool can't see that madokie Jul 2016 #1
America's full of fools. Cattledog Jul 2016 #4
Media also full of foolish journalists willing to soft-pedal in exchange for 'access'. Bernardo de La Paz Jul 2016 #6
Which unfortunately describes the bulk of this country Cosmocat Jul 2016 #8
I've said the same thing about Ohio. bulloney Jul 2016 #2
Steve Jobs had nothing on Republicans when it comes to Reality Distortion Fields n2doc Jul 2016 #3
Tru dat Cosmocat Jul 2016 #9
Let's not even mention . . . HughBeaumont Jul 2016 #5
Exactly! bulloney Jul 2016 #11
Trumpolini would be affected by this also. HughBeaumont Jul 2016 #15
K&R! Tobin S. Jul 2016 #7
K and R bigwillq Jul 2016 #10
Also PatSeg Jul 2016 #12
BAM! mfcorey1 Jul 2016 #13
... betsuni Jul 2016 #14
"Or else"? I never posted that. Scuba Jul 2016 #16
That wasn't part of the quote, my comment. betsuni Jul 2016 #17
Give them the presidency and they'll drive us into a sewage lagoon. progressoid Jul 2016 #18
K & R ...... nt Wounded Bear Jul 2016 #19

Bernardo de La Paz

(48,889 posts)
6. Media also full of foolish journalists willing to soft-pedal in exchange for 'access'.
Tue Jul 26, 2016, 08:01 AM
Jul 2016

Trump has been the most blatant about taking away 'access' and it really looks like the extortion that it is.

bulloney

(4,113 posts)
2. I've said the same thing about Ohio.
Tue Jul 26, 2016, 06:47 AM
Jul 2016

I constantly hear my Republican friends bitch about problems in state policy and blame it on the liberals. Funny how that works when you consider that the Repubs have controlled the Governor's seat, majority of the House and Senate, elected cabinet positions and state supreme court for the vast majority of the past 30 years.

n2doc

(47,953 posts)
3. Steve Jobs had nothing on Republicans when it comes to Reality Distortion Fields
Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:00 AM
Jul 2016

Republicans have their own holographic alternative reality that they inhabit.

HughBeaumont

(24,461 posts)
5. Let's not even mention . . .
Tue Jul 26, 2016, 07:46 AM
Jul 2016

. . . their tentacles in the media, religion, corporations, charities, America's economic paradigm for a few decades, etc. etc.

bulloney

(4,113 posts)
11. Exactly!
Tue Jul 26, 2016, 09:00 AM
Jul 2016

Why do you think immigration reform is at a stalemate? A big reason is that large corporations such as meatpackers and construction contractors exploit illegals and pay them next to nothing. If you ever really reform immigration policy the cash cow for these corporations would die.

And who do the leaders of these corporations support politically? Largely Republicans. So, despite their big-talking about building walls and all of that other BS, they don't represent parties that want to reform the status quo because it would likely cost them more to employ these people.

HughBeaumont

(24,461 posts)
15. Trumpolini would be affected by this also.
Tue Jul 26, 2016, 09:51 AM
Jul 2016

He underpays his imported labor like a fiend and all of his promotional shit is made in China.

This carcass-wearing pig isn't fooling anyone with a brain stem. Trumpolini is no champion for labor.

PatSeg

(47,078 posts)
12. Also
Tue Jul 26, 2016, 09:20 AM
Jul 2016

Democratic voters need to give down ticket races as much attention as they do presidential ones. Republicans do, that is how we end up with those numbers.

betsuni

(25,325 posts)
14. ...
Tue Jul 26, 2016, 09:48 AM
Jul 2016

I remember your posts: "Hillary, release the paid speech transcripts" (or else!) and "Will Hillary as President represent all of us, or only those who supported her in the primaries" among others. How nice to see the GOP getting some criticism at last!

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