November 5th, 2014
The Rush Limbaugh Show
by Rush Limbaugh (Transcript)
What I want to do here is cut to the chase. The result yesterday is exactly what I said it would be. The Republican Party now has one of the most important and unquestionable mandates a political party has ever had at its junction with American history, especially a political party which did not run on a national agenda. The Republican Party purposely stood mute nationally.
Now, if you go into the races, the House and Senate raises all over the country, you will find that many Republican candidates ran specifically against Obamacare, and that is an important note to make and an important thing for you to remember. Individual Republican candidates won, and they won big. They won in a wave landslide running against Obamacare. The national Republican brand or image didn't say a word, which makes the mandate that they have all the more incredible.
It is rare that a political party running for office in a midterm election not standing for anything ends up with a mandate, and they have one, and it is the biggest and perhaps the most important mandate a political party has had in the recent era, and it is very simple what that mandate is. It is to stop Barack Obama. It is to stop the Democrats. There is no other reason why Republicans were elected yesterday. Republicans were not elected to govern.
How can you govern with a president that disobeys the Constitution? How can you govern with a president that is demonstrably lawless when he thinks he has to be? The Republican Party was not elected to fix a broken system or to make it work. The Republican Party was not elected to compromise. The Republican Party was not elected to sit down and work together with the Democrats. The Republican Party was not elected to slow down the speed the country is headed to the cliff and go over it slowly.
The Republican Party was elected to stop before we get to the cliff. And that's the mandate: to stop Obamacare; to stop amnesty; to stop the open borders policy of Obama and the Democrats; to stop the Big Government assault on the free enterprise economy; to stop national security policies that have allowed terrorist networks all over the world to pop up and fill a vacuum created by the absence of the world's lone superpower on the world stage. That must be stopped.
The Republican Party was elected to stop the run-up of a debt greater than all previous presidents combined have created. The Republican Party was elected to stop efforts by this administration to use the IRS and other agencies of government, in violation of manners and law, in attacking political opponents. The Republican Party was elected to put an end to this incessant and divisive lie that is the War on Women. Yesterday's result cannot in any way mean that voters want Republicans to work with Democrats. And anybody who tells you that and anybody who thinks that could not be more dangerously wrong.
You do not have election results like we had yesterday with the intent being that the voters intend the winners to work with the losers. This election was about stopping the losers, in this case the Democrats. There can be no other correct analysis of what this election was about. They were not elected to "fix a broken system."
They were elected to stop the people who are breaking the system.
The results do not mean that voters want Republicans to govern. The election does also not mean that the country's become conservative. It can't be said that there was an ideological component to the mandate, because the Republicans did not run on ideology. The Republicans ran everywhere to stop Obama, and that's what the mandate is. Now, whether they want to accept the mandate or not, that's another question.
Whether they are even aware of the mandate is an even bigger question. As I listen to the wizards of smart -- all the analysts of both parties, all movements on TV last night and today -- the thing I'm hearing from everybody is that what the voters want is for Washington to compromise and people to work together. That's not what they said.
That is not what the voters said. They didn't say it in the exit polls. They didn't say it in the election results. This was a skunking of the Democrat Party. This was the people of America "standing athwart history and yelling, 'Stop!'" There's only one entity that can do that, and that's the Republican Party. They were not elected to "get along." They were not elected to "reach across the aisle."
They were not elected to "compromise." They were not elected to "end gridlock." They were elected to stop the policies of Barack Obama and the Democrat Party. Too much damage has been done to too many people. Because of a president of the United States, people are having their jobs converted from full time to part time. The American people didn't think that was on the table.
They didn't think the president, when he was promoting Obamacare, meant that they were gonna get fewer hours to work. They didn't think it meant that they were gonna lose their health care. They didn't think it meant that their premiums were gonna skyrocket. The American people showed up yesterday and voted in numbers and voices with one message: "Stop this!" There is no legitimate alternative analysis.
I don't even know how you come up with the idea or the conclusion that the message in the vote yesterday is, "Yeah, they want us to cross the aisle and work with the Democrats." If they wanted you to work with the Democrats, you wouldn't have won. If they wanted the Republicans to work with the Democrats and to help the Democrats accomplish more, they would have just elected the Democrats!
"Yeah, well, they want us to work together. They want us to fix things. They want to stop gridlock." No, no, no. They want as much gridlock as it takes to stop what's going on. The country is careening out of control. All of the public opinion shows show it. Right track/wrong track? Two-thirds of America says: Wrong track. The number was increasing as we got closer to the election.
The mandate the Republicans have is to stop Barack Obama, to stop the further implementation of Obamacare, to stop government policies that are destroying the private, free-enterprise economy. Voters across this country know this is not how this country is supposed to be. They know that this is not what they were electing in 2008 and 2012.....
November 5th, 2014
Seeing Red has taken on a whole new meaning, for 2014 in America ....
But do you see those little Islands of blue liberally dotting the landscape across America? Those are what I refer to as "pockets of Imbecility."
Either way, after six long years we actually kept the faith; a thing many of us thought nigh on to impossible, after all the setbacks. ~ Barry
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November 4th, 2014
By Barry Secrest
We did it.
Confidence in the American tradition of free market capitalism and liberty has just been restored with the results of the 2014 election.
The Conservatives of America came out on November the 4th and participated in a ferocious retaking of a country which had been mired in socialist reconstruction and collectivist authoritarianism for the past six years.
A Red Wave of affirmation on things some thought abandoned.
Granted, it took America long enough, being snared within the affectations of personality worship, rather than simple cause and effect logic, but the realization eventually came through.
With control of both chambers of Congress, against a President who has made it his life's work to deconstroy the very things that made America a powerhouse, the US has been reclaimed by the traditions and individuals which made it great.
The Battle for America is not over, there is much yet to accomplish against a world increasingly stacked against the basic tenets that liberty requires.
However, the game has now been changed in an epic way.
As President Ronald Reagan so aptly stated:
"Let us be sure that those who come after will say of us in our time, that in our time we did everything that could be done. We finished the race; we kept them free; we kept the faith."
Finally, after six long years, we actually kept the faith--a thing many of us thought nigh on to impossible after all the setbacks.
God Bless America.
November 4th, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the political landscape for this midterm election tilts against Senate Democrats. He compares the states Democrats are defending to the 1958 Republican losses during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower.
"This is probably the worst possible group of states for Democrats since Dwight Eisenhower," Obama told WNPR radio in Connecticut Tuesday, according to CNN.
"There are a lot of states that are being contested where they just tend to tilt Republican," Obama said.
One third of Senate seats are up for election this year and Obama says many states with contested races tilt to the Republican Party.
In the 1958 election, Eisenhower's second midterm, the Republican Party lost 13 Senate seats to the Democrats and Democrats also gained two seats from the newly admitted state of Alaska.
Obama's assessment came on the same day Vice President Joe Biden predicted Democrats would lose seats but retain control of the Senate.
Of 10 contests considered toss-ups, seven are in states that Obama lost in 2012.
November 4th, 2014
Well, this pretty much explains everything.....most especially 2008 and 2012
The Raw Story
Scientists say they can predict “with 95 percent accuracy where you’ll fall on the liberal-conservative spectrum by showing you just one picture” and then studying how your brain responds to the image. Furthermore, studies show that political orientation may be as inheritance-based as height.
According to New Scientist, increasing evidence indicates that the sense of disgust is closely aligned with a person’s political orientation. People who land on the conservative end of the spectrum have a more easily aroused sense of disgust than their liberal counterparts.
A team of scientists at Virginia Tech led by researcher Read Montague found that people who are more likely to sit on the right side of the political spectrum have a higher sensitivity to disgusting pictures like bodily waste, gore or the remains of dead animals.
These individuals also showed a greater preoccupation with ideas of bodily and spiritual purity and as a result tended to oppose things they view as unclean like same-sex marriage and abortion.
In their study — published Thursday in the Cell Press journal Current Biology — Montague’s team took a group of 83 volunteers and performed fMRI brain imaging scans on them as the test subjects viewed a series of images. Some were disgusting, others threatening. Some were neutral and others pleasant.
After the images of their brain activity were recorded, the volunteers answered a questionnaire about a series of social and political issues, asking them to rate themselves on a continuum from “very liberal” to “very conservative.”
In a press release about the study, Montague said, “A single disgusting image was sufficient to predict each subject’s political orientation. I haven’t seen such clean predictive results in any other functional imaging experiments in our lab or others.”....