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    Clinton adviser says Democrats will dominate for 40 years

    WASHINGTON - The man who masterminded Bill Clinton’s first election victory in 1992, James Carville, has predicted that the Democratic Party will dominate American politics for the next four decades due to “seismic shifts” in demographic voting patterns.

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    Carville said the party’s emphatic win last year demonstrated long lasting, built-in electoral advantages over the Republicans, who had made a huge mistake by retreating to their conservative base under George W Bush.

    In a new book, “40 More Years - How the Democrats Will Rule the Next Generation”, he writes in typically barnstorming fashion: “Republicans shouldn’t be worried. They should be in agony. They should be throwing up. The Republican brand is the worst political party brand in history.”

    “There have been long periods where one party generally has the upper hand. You never win every election - the Democrats won’t win every election - but for 40 years the underlying dynamics in demographics stay with them,” he told the Daily Telegraph.

    From 1896 to 1932 there was just one Democratic president and from 1932 to 1968 just one moderate Republican, Eisenhower. Since 1968 the Republicans have generally held sway, exploiting the backlash to the liberal society.

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    As an unashamedly partisan Democrat, Carville rejoices in Republican misfortune, but also claims that none of his high-powered Republican friends - Congressmen, pollsters and columnists - disagree with his hypothesis.
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    I have a feeling that Pelosi, Reid and Obama in the news every day will scare the country into voting Republican in 2010.
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    The pure numerical demographics agree with Carville, i.e., age, race, ethnicity demos all favor the Democrats. However, numbers cannot predict the real world actions of human players. It may be that the Republican party will wake up and start listening to the social moderation of the majority; it may be that the Democrats will overplay their hand and alienate the centrist majority in terms of taxes.

    Such predictions are only useful for their shock value in selling books and boosting speaker fees. I remember some not-so-long-ago discussions of a "permanent Republican majority." That didn't work out all that well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Speedy View Post
    I have a feeling that Pelosi, Reid and Obama in the news every day will scare the country into voting Republican in 2010.
    All of those liberals who lost retirement money in this Liberal controlled 'Free Homes for Sale' offered by the Fed to every unemployed and Federally supported welfare family in America are going to answer to someone.

    Every former bigwig in Freddy or Fannie have left with millions and every one of they is a Liberal/Progressive and stealing Us/America blind.I would hope that all of those 'progressive' College graduates are able to 'figure it out' and watch the old news clips on Utube and follow the money trail to Barney Frank's And Chris Dodd's committee's.They both should be hung in chains along with the rest of Mindless,Thieving Liberal Clown Congress that are destroying America.
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    It's hard to see how taxes could sink the democratic party. If we get to the point where a majority of the population pay no taxes, the few at the top getting soaked, won't be enough to mount any major offensive against them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Water Closet View Post
    The pure numerical demographics agree with Carville, i.e., age, race, ethnicity demos all favor the Democrats. However, numbers cannot predict the real world actions of human players. It may be that the Republican party will wake up and start listening to the social moderation of the majority; it may be that the Democrats will overplay their hand and alienate the centrist majority in terms of taxes.

    Such predictions are only useful for their shock value in selling books and boosting speaker fees. I remember some not-so-long-ago discussions of a "permanent Republican majority." That didn't work out all that well.
    Sure didn't. This scares me a little bit, because I'm thinking that the R's may win some major battles in 2010 but people might be quick to put just anybody in the position (McCain, Snowe, various other turds) just to boot out the Democrat and more RINO's is sure as hell what this country doesn't need.

    Aside for a few choice Republicans, a lot of the party is a big joke lately. And what's with the Democratic Party these days? The highest members among their ranks look like they escaped from a bad nursing home. Same old elections, same old Giant Douche and Turd Sandwich. :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lager View Post
    It's hard to see how taxes could sink the democratic party. If we get to the point where a majority of the population pay no taxes, the few at the top getting soaked, won't be enough to mount any major offensive against them.
    When it all 'grinds to a halt' due to loss of funds there will be a great hue and cry to confiscate and sell private property to fund the welfare masses.The problem is who will buy and what strings will be attached to the transactions.When the 'Bubble Bursts' there will be masses in the streets looking for blood,anyones in powers blood.He can't trust the local or Federal law enforcement types or the military .That's what the new ,more powerful ,ACORN security forces are for to controll the angry masses and the rest of America .He's all about taking America apart and rebuilding it to his vision of what she should be !
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    If the economy is better in 2010 than in 2008, the dems will win. If the economy gets worse, the republicans will pick up seats.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Speedy View Post
    I have a feeling that Pelosi, Reid and Obama in the news every day will scare the country into voting Republican in 2010.
    I hope you are right but I look for the full force of the O's socialistic policies and large taxes increases to not take effect till the 3rd and 4th year of his Admin. That's when people will wake up and realize that all these changes are not what we hoped for. I also believe, we will haven another terror attack because of the appearance that the O is a weakling and will not respond in a forthright manner. If Repub run conservative (not RINO's) candidates, they will have a chance to clean house and take back the Presidency and the Congress. We already tried that me too policies with McCain and lost. No more damn RINO's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by noonwitch View Post
    If the economy is better in 2010 than in 2008, the dems will win. If the economy gets worse, the republicans will pick up seats.
    Well, in 2010 in the Senate, there are currently 36 seats up for grab, 18 Ds, 18 Rs. Of the Rs, five incumbents are not running; of the Ds 3. If the economy is completely in the tubes, the Rs may pick up seats. However, to take control, they need to win pick up 10 seats in an even 18-18 matchup. Vince McMahon, where are you? :D
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