Denver Metro Young Republicans

THE Young Republican Organization for the Seven-County Metro Denver Area

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Be seated. Now I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country. Men, all this stuff you heard about America not wanting to fight, wanting to stay out of the war, is a lot of horse-dung. Americans, traditionally, love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle. When you were kids, you all admired the champion marble-shooter, the fastest runner, the big league ballplayer, the toughest boxer. Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser. Americans play to win all the time. I wouldn’t give a hoot in hell for as man who lost and laughed. That’s why Americans have never lost—and never will lose-a war, because the very thought of losing is hateful to Americans.
George C. Scott, Patton

Entries from February 2008

Deal Or No Deal

February 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Brian’s comment to the post below got me to thinking a bit more about what it would take for the party to lose my support (and vote) this year. Short answer: not much. I vowed to myself many times over the past year that I would not vote for McCain if he became the nominee.  […]

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A Question for Ron Paul Supporters

February 7th, 2008 · 6 Comments

With John McCain the presumptive GOP nominee, and Ron Paul too far behind in the delegate count to have a realistic shot at the nomination, what do you do now? Whatever Dr. Paul decides to do now regarding his presidential bid, at least one valuable thing has come out of it: he has awakened a passionate […]

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And Then There Was John…

February 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Just as I cynically predicted over a year ago†, John McCain has effectively been handed the GOP nomination. Though in this case he was handed the nomination not because it was “his turn” or because the party pushed him on us (though many in the country-club wing did their best to do so), and certainly […]

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