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  •  Perhaps I'm insane.... (3+ / 0-)
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    Aunt Pat, yella dawg, cybersaur

    but it seems to me that these "conservatives" are more radical now than they were even last year. If they were vulnerable to common sense, you would think they would be bending the crazy factor downward instead of upward. They seem to be diverging from reality at a growing tangential arc. Honestly, I just don't get these guys.

    •  Because They're Winning (3+ / 0-)
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      yella dawg, WisePiper, starduster

      Why wouldn't they become ever more radical? It's working: they have succeeded in keeping power far beyond their ballot results. Specifically enough power to prevent the government from acting to reform all they did when they had the power trifecta monopoly for 6 Bush years, getting two whole wars in (that continue). They've cut the government by a solid chunk, all constrained to labor (not defense contractors or killing). They've got the president and his party to adopt their priorities, including drone killings and wiretapping, enough that they have the votes to do them.

      They're crazy all right. But they'd be crazier to stop doing what works. Until the world is a corporate anarchy, their work is not done.

      "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

      by DocGonzo on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 12:30:04 PM PDT

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      •  Their goal is to drown the govt. in a bathtub. (1+ / 0-)
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        DocGonzo

        And by gosh, they're getting even closer to that goal than Khrushchev!

        In a world of the blind, the one eyed man is a pariah. Ask Galileo. Ask Darwin.

        by OKParrothead on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 02:11:58 PM PDT

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