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Brian Ross

Publisher & Editor-in-Chief , TheRossGroupFT LLC

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Is the conservative movement at a point of historic realignment that will dump or marginalize the Republican Party?

My contention, which I put forth at my blog (truth-2-power.com) is that elitist America, from the Federalists to the Whigs to the Republicans goes through cycles that align with swings in their political power that create the kind of pro-wealth policies that lead to overheating one or more sectors of the economy, its ultimate melt-down, and re-assumption of control by the populists of whatever monicker that the day calls them.

Well before the mainstream media got there, I have documented the sources who fund major political movements in the GOP, and the very un-Civil War inside the party.

The problem for the GOP is that both factions are extremist. The Necons represent the military-industrial sub-class of American fascism and the Libertarian/Koch/Norquist faction are the Taft "robber-baron" fascists straight out of the 19th century, or, as we refer to them, the "Dead Billionaires Club".

The moderates are purged in the primaries. Sen. Dick Lugar (R-In) is the latest example. They do this even when it undermines the mainstream connections to the electorate.

Historically this is with precedent. Hard-liners in the GOP will rationalize 2010 and their true belief in the message and not move much. Which leaves everyone from Chris Christie to purgees like Charlie Crist looking at 32-35% of the electorate that is fiscally conservative but not socially so, and thinking there is a win in disavowing the power structures of the GOP.

They won't go quietly into the night, ergo a high likelihood that a new conservative party will emerge and send the extremist GOP into the history books.

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    Nov 20 2012: The key is the womens vote ... Romney was turning the corner because the women pay the bills and the money was being stretched and reality was at the supermarket ... right up till the senator stated that Rape is the will of God ... then another more powerful message hit them .. bye bye womens vote.

    I do not see anything helping the economy if we maintain the current path .. which we will. The dislike of Congress and the path being followed never showed up during the election ... the same people are back in. The promise of transparency never occurred ... The use of Executive Orders instead of the historical act of Congress does not seem to bother anyone .. To encourage class warefare while we set up a elietist class in the administration that seems to be ignored ... to make laws for the masses while the elietists excuse themselves from the same laws ... The warnings of people like Yuri Bezmenov go unheeded .... A Russian endorsement of John Kerry for Secretary of State would have killed the career of anyone a few years ago and now it is accepted and a good thing ... Now just where in these events would you expect the Republician party to enter or make a dent.

    The answer is more than likely in the advent of the millions of Independents. People who are fed up with both sides and the hidden political agendas.

    Socialism has won the day. When you say the country will still be here are you implying that in the next four years there will be a turn around and we will go from our aa- back to a AAA credit rating? That the Constitution will survive the abuse being heeped upon it. That big government and social programs will not break us. That states will not go bankrupt from the likes of Obamacare? That printing more money will solve our problems?

    Independents, like me, will help to shape the next platforms. There will always be people that can be led by either party. They will depend on sheeple votes but they must work for our vote.

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