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(Washington Examiner)   What would America be like without Republicans? Just take a look at California, and you'll get a pretty clear picture of it   ( washingtonexaminer.com) divider line
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2012-07-17 10:12:26 AM  
5 votes:

vpb: Darell Issa's state?

Is Subby retarded? Not an insult, I think it's a reasonable question at this point.

If you want somewhere with no Republicans look at Germany or Sweden. This country would be much better off if we could trade in our Republicans for a good Social Democratic party, and let the Democrats be the conservative party.

We don't really need a clown party.

But... but... We'd have no Michele Bachmann or Steve King or Jan Brewer or a busload of many other people to laugh at.

Seriously. We need the clowns. There has to be clowns. SEND IN THE GODDAMN CLOWNS!
2012-07-17 10:43:36 AM  
4 votes:
Traditionally we needed to have Republicans for their brains and Democrats for their hearts, but it seems to have turned all zombie brain eaters vs Temple of Doom heart rippers lately.

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What a GOP vetting session looks like
2012-07-17 10:27:59 AM  
4 votes:

vpb: What would a state with only Republicans look like?



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But I repeat you.
2012-07-17 10:46:43 AM  
3 votes:
America w/o Republicans?

*wipes away a tear*

That's a beautiful sentiment, man.

/Article writer's name is Conn? Lawls.
vpb [TotalFark]
2012-07-17 10:09:02 AM  
3 votes:
Darell Issa's state?

Is Subby retarded? Not an insult, I think it's a reasonable question at this point.

If you want somewhere with no Republicans look at Germany or Sweden. This country would be much better off if we could trade in our Republicans for a good Social Democratic party, and let the Democrats be the conservative party.

We don't really need a clown party.
2012-07-17 09:52:40 AM  
3 votes:
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The horror! The horror!
2012-07-17 10:50:49 AM  
2 votes:
Oh yes - California is terrible. All the sunshine and year-around crops and culture and technology is such a burden. DON'T move to California. It's just the worst. If I could only muster the $50 or so it would cost to buy a double wide in the mid west, I would definitely do it ... I just can't afford the $30 heater that I'd have to put under it to keep the pipes from freezing 6 months out of the year.

All these views from mountain tops and beaches and valleys are just terrible. I'd much rather be living in flyover country where everything looks flat and uniform in every direction.

And the government IS the worst. They don't even try to force pregnant women to be penetrated by ultra-sounds when they don't accept the Lord Jesus. Can you believe it? And I remember when I went to public school they made us take all these books home to learn "math" and "science" with ... all I need is my Bible to know how the earth was made.

And the public museums and parks and universities ... they're everywhere. What a WASTE. Do you know how many dollar trees that could have built?
2012-07-17 10:48:50 AM  
2 votes:

Slaves2Darkness: Sadly Republicans are no longer conservatives, not sure what we should call them, but not conservatives.

Well, if they want to liberally spend more government money on their projects and interests, and liberally expand the government to spy into the private sex lives of citizens and medical records of women, and liberally abuse limited natural resources like oil, and liberally cherry pick which scientists to listen to on issues of evolution, sex education, and global warming... maybe we should call them liberals.
2012-07-17 10:43:04 AM  
2 votes:
Without Republicans?

The collective IQ of the country would go up, ushering a utopia of open mindedness and progressive thinking.

Oh noes.
2012-07-17 10:42:04 AM  
2 votes:

Angry Drunk Bureaucrat: [4.bp.blogspot.com image 500x382]

The horror! The horror!

Ha! This was my first thought:

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2012-07-17 10:40:17 AM  
2 votes:
What would America be like without Republicans?

A little less this-

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And a little more this-

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2012-07-17 10:17:15 AM  
2 votes:

I Said: 5th largest economy in the world? The horror.

Let's compare the coasts (dominantly Blue) to the rest, or just an overall red vs blue state comparison. See what you fund, subby, on education level, income, health, etc.

What would a state with only Republicans look like?

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2012-07-17 09:43:54 AM  
2 votes:
And if you don't have Democrats you have Arizona. And if you only have RON PAUL left you have Somalia.

What's your point?
2012-07-17 12:17:39 PM  
1 vote:
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Subby, Crom will cast your sorry ass out of Valhala and laugh.
2012-07-17 12:08:19 PM  
1 vote:
A state run by Democrats: California
- 8th largest economy in the world. Biggest US state economy by far.
- The world's largest and most efficient incubator of startups and cutting edge businesses.
- Home of the most valuable public corporation in the world, which is also easily the most important corporation of the last decade.
- The heart of the entertainment industry, which effectively exports American culture around the world and wins more hearts and minds than trillions of dollars of war spending ever could.
- The highest quality state run higher education system in the world, with 6 CA Universities in the US News list of top 50 US Universities.

A state run by Republicans: Mississippi.
- Known for racism and...well that's about it

So yeah, I'll take the Democrats. Thanks for making the choice so clear.
2012-07-17 11:58:49 AM  
1 vote:

Jackson Herring: It Is A Metaphor. RI is you, tiny and adorable. MA is me, umm... huge and jacked. Yeah, that's the ticket.

Hmm.. Massachusetts does remind of of someone...

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2012-07-17 11:49:44 AM  
1 vote:
I'd take my chances with that.
2012-07-17 11:39:41 AM  
1 vote:

Mrtraveler01: So this is why the Washington Examiner has to literally give away their newspaper for free at Metro stops.

The Washington Examiner is a fine publication... TO POOP ON!
2012-07-17 11:19:54 AM  
1 vote:

Fart_Machine: rumpelstiltskin: That guy has no idea how California works.

People who believe California only consists of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

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And Luthorville, Lextown, and Otisburg.
2012-07-17 11:13:25 AM  
1 vote:

Fark It: Philip Francis Queeg: Remember folks, it's the teacher's that are greedy, getting those "unreasonable" pensions, not the folks on Wall sXSreet making hundreds of times more. Please direct your anger accordingly.

I don't think he mentioned teachers once. We kind of do have that problem though, in Illinois too. We do spend too much on public employee pensions. If you have a private sector pension (and nobody does any more, by the way) and your company goes tits up or experiences hardship they reduce your payout. In California (and Illinois) it's written into the state Constitution that your pension cannot be reduced. Math be damned, use the taxpayers like a piggy-bank. The people who clean road-kill off the side of the road shouldn't be making $70k+ a year and be eligible for pensions after a measly 20 years of work.

Yes, it's your neighbor who works for the government that must be dragged down to your level. Rather than work to improve your situation, destroy theirs out of envy. Focus your anger on the real enemy, the guy who keeps your street from being covered with road kill. His greed is what is holding you back. His elite status is the problem.
2012-07-17 10:54:37 AM  
1 vote:
Going out Californy way. Here they got some derp out there.
2012-07-17 10:49:57 AM  
1 vote:
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/except for that one, but he was a mistake and we're fixing that.
2012-07-17 10:45:32 AM  
1 vote:

Slaves2Darkness: Those folks who say abortion, marriage, and health care are states concerns and not any buisness of the Federal government.

Because states always handle things just fine themselves. Seriously, if we left everything to the states, segregation would still be allowed, and the South might not have even gotten past slavery.
2012-07-17 10:38:55 AM  
1 vote:

Masso: Aside from the god damn Arnold Schwarzenegger governator?

There were also a couple other governors you may have heard of:

Richard Milhous Nixon
Ronald Wilson Reagan

Those two aren't REAL Republicans, though.
2012-07-17 09:48:33 AM  
1 vote:
I think it's direct democracy you have a problem with.
2012-07-17 09:29:26 AM  
1 vote:
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