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This Time I Was Nice

I just got another phone call from the RNC. They wanted to thank me for my unflagging support and wanted to tell me all about the great things they were doing in DC and wouldn’t I consider contribu ...

And I cut the guy off. I told him that, while I was a card carrying Republican, I was far more in the Tea Party camp these days. That I believed in smaller government, lower taxes, much lower spending, personal responsibility, freedom, and rules and regulations that encouraged job growth in the USA, including manufacturing. Things that the Republican Party once stood for but not anymore. I told him that I was sick and tired of seeing John McCain as the face of the GOP because I consider him a Democrat. That Steele ought to step down over his “can’t find a reason for black folks to vote GOP” remark. I told the guy on the phone that I would save him some time, because they weren’t getting a cent from me until they could show me several senators and congressmen with backbone, leadership, and actual fiscal restraint who would not cave or pander. That when they could move the party, it’s chairman, and it’s elected members back towards their Radical Republican roots, back to what the party was supposed to stand for, as espoused online by Michael Zak and on radio and TV by Glen Beck every single day, then out would come my checkbook. Until then don’t bother me.

He was trying to tell me how much so and so was against Obamacare. I cut him off, asking why the whole darn bunch of them hadn’t torn the bill to shreds both in the legislature and in the press, pointing out it’s blatant unconstitutional and Socialist aspects. Why hadn’t they pushed their alternate plan, or fought to table the whole bill until a bipartisan agreement could be reached that even said what the problems were? And to heck with Obamacare, where were they when McCain-Feingold was drafted? How could they NOT have immediately proposed a new constitutional amendment when the awful Kelo decision was handed down? Don’t give me one issue, I told the guy, give me a platform that I can believe in and steady, daily evidence that your members stand squarely on it. In the mean time don’t waste my time: the current bunch are all Democrats. They only look conservative because the present crop of Democrats are all Communists.

He suggested that I look into Minnesota’s Michele Bachmann, do my research, and I might be able to get behind her. I said I would when I could, that I took it as a positive sign that I never heard a word about her on the MFM. And then I wished him good luck and hung up.

The last time they called me 2 years ago I gave them both barrels, with enough salty language to pickle a barrel full of herring. My politics haven’t changed a jot. I’ve just given up on the GOP.


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 05/28/2010 at 02:09 PM   
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