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Old 08-06-2022, 09:00   #1
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I would like to see the Republican Party simply run this clip as their campaign ad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loBe0WXtts8

"Are you better off today than you were four years ago?"

No one said it better.

Just my .02, YMMV.

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Old 08-06-2022, 09:26   #2
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Sadly, I don't think there are any republicans left to run that ad.

Many of the republicans from the Regan era seem to have voted for either Brandon or Bill Clinton's wife in the last two elections.
...Regan's VP and his VPs two sons all turned out to be more progressive-globalist than actual conservative republicans.
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Old 08-06-2022, 10:12   #3
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Thanks for the reminder TR

Box, there are some fighters.

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Boebert to take shot across GOP leadership's bow in CPAC speech:

"I wish I could tell you that I had full faith in GOP leadership in both the House and Senate to defund the deep state and to hold the Biden regime accountable," she's expected to say.

"But I don’t. I’ve been disappointed too many times."

"And any member of Congress, from freshmen to those in leadership, who won’t fight with me to end medical tyranny, secure the southern border and fire Anthony Fauci, they will not have my support. Not in their re-election and certainly not for speaker," Boebert's speech continues.

"The Freedom Caucus fired John Boehner, ran off squishy Paul Ryan and we will not tolerate another GOP speaker that works with Democrats more than Republicans.

"House Republicans must stop funding tyranny. I will not vote to fund a government that mandates the COVID vaccine while allowing our country to be invaded by millions of unvaccinated aliens. End the vax mandate for our hospital workers and service members, build the wall or I’m voting to shut down Biden’s bureaucrats."

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/boe...too-many-times.
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Old 08-06-2022, 18:16   #4
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I would like to see the Republican Party simply run this clip as their campaign ad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loBe0WXtts8

"Are you better off today than you were four years ago?"

No one said it better.

Just my .02, YMMV.

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I’ve attached President Ronald Reagan's Farewell Address to the nation, and as I listened, I believed he was sure prescient in the items he covered.

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[url] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjECSv8KFN4
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Old 08-08-2022, 13:10   #5
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I would like to see the Republican Party simply run this clip as their campaign ad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=loBe0WXtts8

"Are you better off today than you were four years ago?"

No one said it better.

Just my .02, YMMV.

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Old 08-09-2022, 09:42   #6
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That video is spot on, too bad we don't have someone like that in this era.
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Old 08-09-2022, 10:04   #7
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After the FBI's actions against Trump at Mar Lago, we need to get off our collective asses and vote the democrats out...
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Old 08-09-2022, 10:55   #8
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After the FBI's actions against Trump at Mar Lago, we need to get off our collective asses and vote the democrats out...
Our votes no longer count, it's the vote counter that rules. November 2020 proved that.
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Old 08-10-2022, 07:19   #9
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Remembering that time as a VN Vet, there is a lingering thought of washing off the stench of abandonment, redeemed upon reenlisting in '82 w/12th Grp. The sense of pride of putting on a uniformed again that had been stripped away by a society and government that that had no value for young men returning home, disillusioned, somewhat rudderless. Regan was my father, my uncles, all the WW2 generation vets, that served and love their country and who understood the precarious realm that freedom ruled and how fragile the idea and the price paid for that freedom.

I remember the dinner table stories that honored their friends, people I had never met, Red's Gilday, Marine, my mothers sister sweetheart, 19 years old, dying in a foxhole on Guadalcanal, surrounded by 30 dead Japanese, having run out of ammo, one of many rememberance that instilled love, honor, and duty into our young consciousness.

All that is lost now, the country we have served and loved is possibly gone. Decision will have to be made by those who are willing to confront these tyrants in the only manner they understand.
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Old 08-11-2022, 07:15   #10
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we need to get off our collective asses and vote the democrats out...
The late-great Dewey cox said it best:

VOTE HARD…
…HARD

Down life's rocky road
Vote bold, hard
At my creed, my coal

We've been sworn and slandered and ridiculed too
Had to struggle everyday our whole life through
Seen our share of the worse that this world can give
But we still got a dream and a burning rage to liivvvveeee…

VOTE HARD…
…HARD

When they say, "You're all done"
Vote bold, hard
Though they say, "You're not the one"
Even if you've been told time and time again
That you're always gonna lose and you're never gonna win
Gotta keep that vision in your mind's eye
When you're standing on top of a mountain hiiggghhhh…

You know when I was a boy, folks used to say to me
"Slow down ‘Murika, don't vote so hard"
And I used to tell them, "Life's a race and I'm in it to win it
And I'll vote as damn hard as I please

How do I vote boys?"

HARD !!!

When I meet my maker on my dying day
Gonna look him in the eye and by God I'll say
"I gave my word and my word was good
I took it in the face and I voted as hard as I could"
Vote hard, hard
Vote hard, hard
Vote hard, hard
VOTE HARD…




vote as hard as you can folks...
...MUR'KA
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Old 08-11-2022, 19:28   #11
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Our votes no longer count, it's the vote counter that rules. November 2020 proved that.
If voting mattered, they wouldn’t let us do it.
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Old 08-16-2022, 17:02   #12
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Cheney, Murkowski

imoo, they either just skate by via mishandling ballots, or the lose heavy. If they lose heavy, watch the Uturn in the MSM. Narrative will be dead center.
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imoo, they either just skate by via mishandling ballots,
Fortunately, both have very small populations (only 1 representative each) so any cheating will be very obvious.
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TR in the context of administrations since Regan it’s remarkable how he talked directly to the American people. He made so many powerful speeches that resonated with his audiences both domestic and foreign. My impression lately is that we are impediments to their agendas, quite different…
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I’ve attached President Ronald Reagan's Farewell Address to the nation, and as I listened, I believed he was sure prescient in the items he covered.

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[url] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjECSv8KFN4

I just watched that video - and yes, it made me cry a bit. Oh, how far we have fallen. That doesn't mean I give up. It's just that I realize the nation, under Ronald Reagan, was a very different nation from what exists today. May Almighty God help us.
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