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GOP in S.C.; Speak to me…Breathe

Updated on January 22, 2012

excerpts from The GOP’s suicide march

...Now, economic inequality is an important issue, but the idea that it is the cause of America’s current economic troubles is absurd. Yet, in a stroke, the Republicans have succeeded in turning a Democratic talking point — a last-ditch attempt to salvage reelection by distracting from their record — into a central focus of the nation’s political discourse...

This is no mainstream media conspiracy. This is the GOP maneuvering itself right onto Obama terrain.

The president is a very smart man. But if he wins in November, that won’t be the reason. It will be luck. He could not have chosen more self-destructive adversaries.

Charles Krauthammer The Washington Post

In what has been described, as a day to which historians shall write endless chapters, let us pause to Breathe and reflect upon January 19th, 2012. Therefore, if you, like I, have absolutely been consumed by the media extravaganza, which is the South Carolinian Primary process, I challenge you to advocate a greater show in the history of the planet Earth.

In the spirit of allowing all of the elements to soak in, not unlike swirling a fine wine, in a proper glass, thus, allowing it to breathe, I ask you, does it get better than this? For those of you following along, and I know your out there, fore I have access to ‘Hub Stats’, you can not absorb the chemical romance enough.

Make no mistake, it is to you, I dedicate this Hub. So, as I recall, when we last left off, our visceral Househusbands of GOP Counties; (yes, it’s soap, get over it) Newt was strategizing on how to deflect his 2nd wife assertion of his request for an open marriage. Therefore, if you missed the opening salvo of the Final Four Charleston shootout, Right out of the gate, you missed, what shall be known from this day forward, as the legend of Newt. I assure you, words can not convey the effortless delivery of this master manipulator, in a moment which shall be simply considered; timeless.

Mitt, in a secondary role, paid homage to this day, while responding to the goading of the 99% contingent, his tongue tripped over his wallet. In what has been described as a Reaganesce moment, I can only add, Mr. Romney, I have served under President Reagan. You Sir; are No Ronald Reagan…

So, as we close the chapter on what is, and shall always be, one of the great moments in time, I’ll leave you with these closing words as we move on to the Great State of Florida.

South Carolina, we barely knew ye, and already, I miss you dearly.

any ?'s; deep breath, and...

Boston Massacre

Now, I'm a long time fan of the game of Baseball. If there is one thing the 2011 season shall be remembered for, is the collapse of the Sox and the Braves. The seemingly unsurmountable lead, and puff, in an evanescence, it is gone.

It's like the closer coming in the game, bottom of the ninth with a 1 run lead; he strikes out the best 1st two batters, making them look silly, gets ahead 0-2 for the final out and the batter leans into strike three, thereby being awarded first. Then on the very next pitch, the next Batter taters one, game over.

That's Mitt Romney. Collapses,they happen in three's. The Link? Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, formerly, the Boston Braves, and Mitt, the Governor of Massachusettes.

Any ?'s; Deep Breath...snap goes the Fudge Glove.


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      gjfalcone 6 years ago from Gilbert, Arizona

      Thanks for checking in. I appreciate the kind words. 'Florida GOP Running on Empty' soon to follow. Take care.

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      Gloria 6 years ago from France

      Thanks gjfaclone for your reply, I love your hubs anyway. Look forward to the next one.

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      gjfalcone 6 years ago from Gilbert, Arizona

      Thanks for your input Sooner28,

      Speaking of former Governor Romney, he doesn't support my views. He has a credibility issue that I cannot reconsile. His personal agenda is far more evident than that of the nations agenda.

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      Sooner28 6 years ago

      He wants money, so he completely reversed everything he previously supported. Or maybe he was also a right-winger, and then tried to be liberal in mass to get elected. I don't really know with him to be honest.

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      gjfalcone 6 years ago from Gilbert, Arizona


      Thank you for your kind words. I wish I could explain it, but I lack an understanding of it myself.

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      Gloria 6 years ago from France

      What a great hub, although I don't know anything about the politics in your country, it has made some very interesting reading.

      Thank you for sharing.

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      gjfalcone 6 years ago from Gilbert, Arizona

      Good Day to you Sir,

      Allow me to offer a defence regarding that very question. How could a seasoned veteran of 25 years in the biz make such a rookie mistake?

      Assuming Sponsors, have a say in the format and questions to be asked by the moderator, I found an article, written prior to the debate, written by Karen Ocamb which may shed light on the subject.

      Of the many sponsors of the debate, she cited one,the National Organization for Marriage.

      "The NOM has poured well over $130,000 into the 2012 presidential election...“2012 is already shaping up to be a “make or break” year for marriage in America” and continues with support for the more “moderate” Romney..."

      It is possible he took the bullet toward a sponsor's agenda..

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      FitnezzJim 6 years ago from Fredericksburg, Virginia

      Those first words out of the Newts mouth "No, but I will" set the tone for the whole debate. The afront that was portrayed left me wondering why, oh why, did John King not apologize (and even beg forgiveness) for asking such a stupid question?

      One can only hope that John King be forever remembered as the clown that ended once and for all the notion that the media has the right to add to the political circus we already have.

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      gjfalcone 6 years ago from Gilbert, Arizona

      Thanks for the kind words nityanandagaurang

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      nityanandagaurang 6 years ago

      very nice hub gjfalcone