Monday, March 9, 2009

Well Said! - Real Conservative Lambasts GOP


Many good folks I've spoken with during the past year echo the sentiments so eloquently expressed by former Republican and Evangelist Frank Schaeffer in the following video:



Following is an excerpt from an open letter to the Republican Party:

In the mid 1980s I left the Religious Right, after I realized just how very anti-American they are, (the theme I explore in my book Crazy For God). They wanted America to fail in order to prove they were right about America's "moral decline."

Soon after McCain lost in 2000 I re-registered as an independent in disgust with W. Bush. But I still respected many Republicans. Not today.


How can anyone who loves our country support the Republicans now? Barry Goldwater, William F. Buckley and Ronald Reagan defined the modern conservatism that used to be what the Republican Party I belonged to was about. Today no actual conservative can be a Republican. Reagan would despise today's wholly negative Republican Party.

And can you picture the gentlemanly and always polite Ronald Reagan, endorsing a radio hate-jock slob who crudely mocked a man with Parkinson's and who now says he wants an American president to fail?!


With people like Limbaugh as the loudmouth image of the Republican Party -- you need no enemies. But something far more serious has happened than an image problem: the Republican Party has become the party of obstruction at just the time when all Americans should be pulling together for the good of our country. Instead, Republicans are today's fifth column sabotaging American renewal.



Read the entire letter

2 comments:

John Doe said...

How to get a bunch of dumbass liberals to suddenly agree with a so-called "conservative"? Get him to diss other conservatives. Frank Schaffer is as much welcome to "conservatives" as Zell Miller is at the DNC. He's an apostate and his father (who was a great man) would turn over in his grave if he knew what his worthless son had become.

Anonymous said...

Setting a world record today for beating a dead horse, the Democratic National Committee will announce they’ve selected an anti-Rush Limbaugh slogan to be placed on a billboard in the radio host’s hometown.

The DNC began soliciting slogans a week ago in response to Limbaugh’s well-known statement that he wants President Obama to fail.

“If you’re anything like me, then you’ve had the urge to talk back to a right-wing talk radio host more than a few times. Now you can,” reads an email blast from the executive director of the DNC. “Can you help us come up with a message for Rush that we’ll place on a billboard right in his hometown?”

WAY TO GO GUYS, KEEP WASTING YOUR TIME AND OUR MONEY !