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Well, looky... Republicans in Charlotte this week...

  1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
    Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago

    After all the outcry over Biden being in Tampa and how it was terrible of the Democrats to do such a thing ... an appearance he cancelled. I read this:

    "The Republican National Committee held the first of what spokespersons say will be daily press conferences and reactions in Charlotte, to counter messaging coming out of the Democratic National Convention.

    Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/09/03/repub … qohf"

    http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0912/80603.html

    1. Repairguy47 profile image60
      Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Seems to me to be a good idea, counter more democrat lies in real time. Its about time the RNC grew a pair.

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
        Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        But when it was Biden going to be in Tampa doing the same it was seen as awful and underhanded and nasty...

        1. Repairguy47 profile image60
          Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          I don't care. The RNC has made a good choice.

          1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
            Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Of course, it's only good when they do it.

            1. Repairguy47 profile image60
              Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

              I don't,didn't and never would care if democrats went to Tampa last week. What the RNC does this week won't matter Obama is done in November because of his actions. Not the RNCs fault democrats fold to pressure.

              1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
                Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                We shall see in November. I fear for freedom in your country for women if Romney gets elected.

                1. KK Trainor profile image60
                  KK Trainorposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  What do you think he will do to women, put them in chains?

                  1. PrettyPanther profile image85
                    PrettyPantherposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    He won't do anything because he won't be elected.  Even if he were to be elected, he wouldn't do anything.  He is just pandering to his nutcase base to get their votes.

                2. Repairguy47 profile image60
                  Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Why?

                  1. KK Trainor profile image60
                    KK Trainorposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    I'm still waiting for an answer to that also...

    2. Hollie Thomas profile image61
      Hollie Thomasposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      In other words, the Republicans are worried, after all, their convention was a rip roaring success wasn't it? lol

      1. Xenonlit profile image60
        Xenonlitposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        big_smile

    3. Perspycacious profile image79
      Perspycaciousposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Well that's really not a surprise.  Wait and see how Charlotte's Republican residents vote in November and you will realize there were more Republicans in Charlotte than you thought there were!

    4. GNelson profile image83
      GNelsonposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, those republicans have two sides to their mouths, like Romney and the Affordable Care Act or Ryan and abortion.  They can take either side of an issue just to get a vote or more money.

    5. American View profile image61
      American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      UN,

      Please, so Bidan cancelled being there on the ground. The real reason was the DNC was afraid he would go off with another of those great statements he is famous for. In its place the DNC had a rapid response team there and there id nothing wrong with that. In fact both sides have been doing so for ass long as I can remember. So you are upset the Republicans are doing the same thing the Dems did and what both sides have been doing. Sounds likes a desperate over reach to me.

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
        Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        No... I am pointing out the hypocrisy. I don't think there is particularly anything wrong with either side having people in their opposition's convention city.I am talking about the huge outcry there was over it...

        1. Xenonlit profile image60
          Xenonlitposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          You did a great service here. I am relieved to know that the forums are no longer dominated by pro Tea Party jargon and propaganda. The will to expose lies, hypocrisy and rotten behavior is a powerful weapon against the jingoism and dog whistle politics that has infuriated, fooled, and exhausted so many voters this year.

    6. Credence2 profile image85
      Credence2posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      And to think, IW, the GOP were complaining about the possiblility of Biden going to Tampa during their convention. Which face do you want to select between the two faces?

  2. PrettyPanther profile image85
    PrettyPantherposted 4 years ago

    I think it will be great fun.  Look how well their own convention was managed; this should be even better

    "It will be an effort full of gimmicks, including a Romney-Ryan NASCAR race car – number 12 for 2012, of course.

    And while Democrats have happily made light of Mitt Romney’s “Etch A Sketch” foible, Republicans will bring their own toys, including “You Build It” Legos and “You Build It” Monopoly."

    I have a feeling they will look silly and unprofessional to moderates and independents.  Their right-wing base will eat it up, but they already have the base.  This will, just like the Eastwood stunt and Lyin' Ryan, result in laughs and ridicule across the twitter sphere and internet.

    Bring out the popcorn!  lol

    1. Repairguy47 profile image60
      Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Obama doesn't have a prayer with independents, they hate him.

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
        Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        I'm sure some do, some don't.

      2. PrettyPanther profile image85
        PrettyPantherposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Says Repairguy47, spokesperson for independents.  LOL

        1. Repairguy47 profile image60
          Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          James Carville agrees, the only thing we have ever agreed on.

    2. Perspycacious profile image79
      Perspycaciousposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Swing vote?  How about some votes from the 9.8% of North Carolinians who are currently unemployed?  Perhaps President/Candidate Obama will speak to them about "four more years"?

      1. PrettyPanther profile image85
        PrettyPantherposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        Oh, are you expecting the government to help them?  You must be a socialist. 

        If they're unemployed, it's because they are not willing to work hard and develop a business plan with good market research so they can open their own business.  Just ask gmwilliams, Jaxson Raine, Will Starr, KK Trainor, and Repairguy47. 

        Heck, they can go from unemployed to wealthy with nothing but their own hard work!  Stop expecting the government to help these lazy do-nothings.

        1. Repairguy47 profile image60
          Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Hard work, what a unique concept. But pretty panther forgets Obama said that if you are a success someone helped you along the way. So it makes perfect sense to look to government help...right?

          1. PrettyPanther profile image85
            PrettyPantherposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Not according to you all.  Yet, here you are complaining that Obama hasn't done enough.

            Weird, huh?

            1. Repairguy47 profile image60
              Repairguy47posted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Oh no, he's done enough. Wayyyyy too much.

        2. Perspycacious profile image79
          Perspycaciousposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          I'm not a socialist, but I've heard rumors there are some notable figures in government who appear to be.  You read me wrong.  I suggested that, if Candidate Obama were to tell me, as a unemplyed Tar Heel that he wanted four more years to straighten out his "changes,"  I'd tell him he was whistling "Dixie" and sing him a verse from "So Long, It's Been Good (?) To Know Ya"!!

          1. Mighty Mom profile image92
            Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Have you written to your governor about your plight?
            She seems very concerned with jobs and supporting Congress in focusing on the economy.
            Too bad Congress decided to abandon "jobs" as a cause (not to mention a tactic to make Obama take the fall) and distract the public with a faux debt ceiling crisis.

            Have you considered moving to the other Carolina? You might prefer the political climate there with Governor Haley. Just a thought. Oh, wait. Their unemployment rate is also 9.6.
            Well, if it's truly a job you're wanting, consider moving to any number of states where the outlook is much, much brighter than where you are:
            http://www.bls.gov/web/laus/laumstrk.htm

          2. PrettyPanther profile image85
            PrettyPantherposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Sorry, I was on a sarcasm spree last night due to recurring but contradictory themes from certain people on the forums:

            1)  The unemployed are that way because they don't work hard enough.
            2)  It is wrong to expect government help; in fact, those who receive help from the government are lazy moochers.
            3)  Upward mobility is just as easy as it has ever been, all you have to do is work hard (or, as one person said, develop a good business plan based on sound market research).
            4)  Despite all of the above statements, the country will fall apart if Obama is re-elected.  Obama should be doing more to create jobs and help people.

  3. HowardBThiname profile image89
    HowardBThinameposted 4 years ago

    The dems ought to be happy that some GOPers are showing up. The media's been making a big deal over the dems busing in folks just to fill the seats. wink

    We know Hillary won't show. Ouch.

    1. Mighty Mom profile image92
      Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      We know this... how?

      1. American View profile image61
        American Viewposted 4 years ago in reply to this
      2. KK Trainor profile image60
        KK Trainorposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        If you're talking about Hillary, it's because she's not allowed to attend while acting Sec. of State.

        1. Mighty Mom profile image92
          Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          The way the post was phrased made it sound like Hillary is boycotting the convention.
          "We know Hillary won't show. Ouch."
          If it's legislated that she not attend as SOS, then how or why is that an "ouch"?
          Bill will be there, tho.
          roll

          1. HowardBThiname profile image89
            HowardBThinameposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            Sorry, if it sounded that way. I wasn't aware that there was a statute against the Sec of State attending. I figured it was her choice.

            So - why isn't Al Gore going?

            1. Mighty Mom profile image92
              Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Al Gore isn't going because it turns out he didn't build the internet.
              lol

              1. Uninvited Writer profile image83
                Uninvited Writerposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                No, but he'll be watching it on the Internet smile

                1. Mighty Mom profile image92
                  Mighty Momposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  I wonder if he even follows politics anymore.
                  Not sure I would, in his shoes.

  4. profile image60
    Honeybee48posted 4 years ago

    Regardless if they are democrat or republican are they a true man of God? What are their beliefs and do thier lives reflect them? Our country no our Nation needs to have the Lord brought back to make our country better. Without Him there is no getting better. Man Can Not Do What GOD can do. Prayers for all the parties that are going for presidency. May God have mercy on all of our souls.

 
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