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I make this distinction. I ask the questions not of Republicans, because I already know they live in a fantasy world of their own creating, divorced as it is from anything remotely approaching reality.

So I direct my questions at Republican Voters.

There are so few of them here that you might want to share this that they can respond positively :)

Better yet, I ask the question not of Republican Voters, but of those good and proud American citizens whose thoughts are trending towards casting a vote in the GOP general direction.

My question is this:

What are you going to do when President Obama wins a second term?

Think about that for a moment.

For four years now I have listened to your diatribe, your certainty, your righteous pronouncements that the Marxist, Communist, Muslim, America Hating President, who isn't American, despite the fact that his Mom was born in Kansas, which makes him American ... naturally born, is going to be rejected by good, true and proud Americans.

You are going to take back your country by electing President Romney, and of that you are certain ....

So what are you going to do?

What will you do when America rejects your vision? When the voters go to the polls and stomp all over your racist, misogynistic and homophobic asses? And on that subject .... You are not scared of homosexuals. It is not a "phobia". If you are homophobic what you really are is just an asshole.

Back on subject .... Where will you turn, Oklahoma, when this State turns an even deeper shade of Red (scarcely possible but it will happen), and the "Real America" just laughs, gives the hated one a second term, and moves on without you?

Have you considered for even a moment that the rage you feel is not just a tad extreme? Will you vent and foam at the mouth for another four years?

Or will you rejoin the living, breathing, conscious world; and drag your Party back towards some semblance of rational thought so that we might once again have a two Party system?

What will you do?

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  •  I look at some of my neighbors (28+ / 0-)

    and I feel the hate they harbor.

    It scares me sometimes.

    I hope that the quality of debate will improve,
    but I fear we will remain Democrats.

    by twigg on Mon Sep 03, 2012 at 11:10:27 PM PDT

  •  Can't answer your question, twigg, (6+ / 0-)

    since I will be voting for Obama.

    2 comments, though:

    ... And on that subject ... You are not scared of homosexuals. It is not a "phobia". If you are homophobic, what you really are is just an asshole.
    That's good.

    I want to thank you again, twigg, and acknowledge you for originating the name Lyin' Ryun, and for sharing it so generously. I see that all over the place now. Your diary was the first place I ever saw it, and you said you thought it up.

    Congrats! It sure fits him.

  •  When The President Wins His 2nd Term..... (9+ / 0-)

    they would be wise to stop wasting their time.  Demographics aren't going to wait for them to grow up.  Throwing more tantrums, sulking, whining & teabagging aren't going to stop the changing demos.

    No matter what Mitch McConnell threatens, they'll be in deep trouble.  They already shot their wad on their bogus voter ID lies.  That was all they had.

    Throwing tantrums doesn't get the average 2 year old anything once mom wises up either.  

  •  Secede, if not literally then in every other way (4+ / 0-)

    imaginable. If we thought the last four years were crazy...
    "May you live in interesting times."
    This was meant as a curse for a reason.
    Wish and live for peace...prepare for anything.
    ;-|>

    "We're right in the middle of a fucking reptile zoo! And somebody's giving booze to these goddamn things!"-Hunter S. Thompson ;-)>

    by rogerdaddy on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 12:31:46 AM PDT

  •  I'm waiting (3+ / 0-)
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    twigg, glorificus, deha

    for one of the haters to say something to me while in my Obama gear!
    they have 63 days to put up with me !

    :=)

    I'll have 7 different tee shirts soon !

    I spoted an orange Obama shirt yesterday, my main mission today is to find an xl one today !

    thanks for sharing these thoughts of yours

  •  Here is your answer, twigg (2+ / 0-)
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    deha, twigg

    on the question of what will happen:

    socialism, or much worse!

  •  Don't give up on us yet, Twigg (4+ / 0-)
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    deha, Wee Mama, twigg, hnichols

    I think we have a viable candidate here in District 1: John Oldon, and in District 2, I've been supporting Rob Wallace, even though I don't live there. (Quite a few other Tulsans are suppporting Wallace, too. I know this because last week I was invited to a reception for Wallace here in the Tulsa home of our former Dem mayor Kathy Tayor.) Every Democratic voter we can put in the House counts.

    Oklahoma was once the absolute center of gravity for the American Socialist Party with the support of many farmers in the western part of the state. I know how it looks today, but we only elected our first Republican governor in the 60s.

    Take heart.

    Eliminate tax breaks that stimulate the offshoring of jobs.

    by RJDixon74135 on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 05:50:49 AM PDT

  •  I saw the movie 'Recount" last night. (6+ / 0-)

    It was scary. The movie mentioned voting machine malfunction briefly, but that is my main fear for this November.

    I worry the machines will be modified to ensure defeat in somewhere like Florida or Ohio, where it has happened before.

    Of course, the last 4 years have proved government is a 3-legged stool. The president has done unbelievably well while being wrapped in a strait jacket, I can't wait for 4 years of less nutso crazy government.

    "I believe more women should carry guns. I believe armed women will make the world a better place. Women need to come to think of themselves not as victims but as dangerous." Anna Pigeon

    by glorificus on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 05:56:10 AM PDT

  •  Several years ago I spoke with a state (3+ / 0-)
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    Phoebe Loosinhouse, twigg, hnichols

    senate candidate who told me that the writing was on the wall for Republicans to take complete control of state government for the first time in our history. He said the backroom consensus was that this might actually be a good thing, so that Oklahomans could see for themselves just how crazy and extreme state Republicans have become.

    He said, "We (Democrats) have been keeping their (Republicans) crazy under control for a long time, but once they are in charge, it will be on full display for everyone to see." He went on to say he believes Oklahomans are a lot smarter than we are generally given credit for, and that we'll eventually see through their dishonest and self-serving rhetoric and return to our Democratic roots.

    He's been right so far about the crazy being on full display. I hope he's also right about the awakening of the electorate. I, too, see and feel the hate, and it scares the hell out of me, especially when I see it coming from people who are otherwise good, kind, loving people. It's mindboggling for sure.

    Even though our votes for national office don't make a bit of difference in the grand scheme of things (this time around, anyway), we can still make a statement. I hope you folks up around Tulsa way can elect a Democrat; I'm stuck with Tom Cole until he decides he's done.

    Peace.

    A little blue dot in a vast sea of red.

    by deha on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 06:07:25 AM PDT

  •  I am sure they will be staggered with disbelief (3+ / 0-)
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    Eric Twocents, twigg, hnichols

    and grief the way I was when Al Gore lost. The way I was when John Kerry lost.

    It is really really hard to lose to what you personally see as the Dark Side. But,  Democrats and Liberals never had the great venting hate holes like the Republicans have had since the Clinton administration with their Limbaughs and Hannitys and Savages and Glenn Beck and others, allowing us to at least keep our sanity intact.

    When Gore lost, I could attribute it to the Supreme Court. When Kerry lost, I attributed it to vote tampering in Ohio - which by the way, John Kerry, I will never forgive you for not fighting.

    But we never descended into the hate rage and loathing some of these people display with their "jokes" about hunting liberals and civil wars and the like. There are some scary, scary people, but they are really just a tiny isolated, minority. The Norwegian guy shows it's not a solely American phenomenon.

    It's hard to comprehend this rise of hatred as the world grows more modern and more accessible - it's the exact opposite of what one would have predicted.

    “Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.” FDR

    by Phoebe Loosinhouse on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 06:28:16 AM PDT

    •  I too believe that they are a small minority (1+ / 0-)
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      hnichols

      Unfortunately, many of them got themselves elected to Congress and State Houses all over the country.

      They sure make a lot of noise, those "empty vessels".

      I hope that the quality of debate will improve,
      but I fear we will remain Democrats.

      by twigg on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 06:54:21 AM PDT

      [ Parent ]

  •  Shriek louder (2+ / 0-)
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    a2nite, twigg

    while their children continue to come over to us.

    Hey, Mitt! Thanks for ObamneyCare. http://www.healthcare.gov

    by Mokurai on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 08:19:54 AM PDT

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