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2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« on: April 28, 2022, 03:29:38 PM »

Interesting take on the potential makeup of Congress after 2024. The thesis appears to be that a Republican majority will wipe out a bunch of "moderate" dems and leave the far-left nutjobs in, since they're in districts that no R could win. I suppose that could matter for minority party leadership appointments.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/defund-democrats-expand-power-2022-midterms
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2022, 03:37:00 PM »

I'm not putting any nuts in any bags until Nov 9.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2022, 03:38:16 PM »

I just hope this postulated Repub majority starts using the word "communist" as freely as those communists use the word "racist" and "privileged" ...and a few others.

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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #3 on: April 28, 2022, 03:53:59 PM »

I've read/heard that before. The Left just keeps getting Leftier. The far Left of the Democratic Party keeps yielding more ground to the far, far Left.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #4 on: April 28, 2022, 03:59:37 PM »

I'm not putting any nuts in any bags until Nov 9.

So you're nutless?

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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #5 on: April 28, 2022, 04:40:10 PM »

So you're nutless?

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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #6 on: April 28, 2022, 04:43:30 PM »

So the fringe left loonies to propose bills, the R's to cave on everything for National Security or The Children, and the senile idiot to sign them.

Got it.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #7 on: April 28, 2022, 05:07:53 PM »

Some pundits have been predicting this for months. Not sure, but I may have posted such an article last year some time.

At least one is also predicting that a number of moderate Ds in swing districts will fall, not to Republicans, but to squad-like hard-left Democrats.

I think that's a bit less of a possibility, but it could happen.

One guy last year was saying that one very likely outcome of the coming election is the death of the moderate Democratic party for a decade or more and, by extension, the death of Democratic power nationally for an equal period of time.

How?

With moderate Democrats falling to Republicans, the hard left will seize control and will fundamentally rewrite the path of the Democratic party into a true socialist, give everyone free *expletive deleted*it by taxing one billionaire, platform.

But, they won't have enough power to push their agenda nationally, so the Democrats will become increasingly marginalized.

Moderate and centrist Democrats will push their support to centrist Republicans or will simply sit out all together.

I don't know if any of that will come true, but the way it looks right now is that the Democrats are facing a calamity of near Biblical, Old Testament ANGRY GOD proportions...
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #8 on: April 28, 2022, 05:09:10 PM »

So you're nutless?

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Nah, he's OK, in that category...

They're just undersized and mostly damaged...
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #9 on: April 28, 2022, 05:18:29 PM »

There are some, however, who are still saying that this mid-term is going to be a LOT closer than many are predicting and that the Dems will manage to take a clean majority in the Senate.

I hope not, but even if they do, most are still saying that the Dems are going to lose pretty badly in the House.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #10 on: April 28, 2022, 05:29:21 PM »

Interesting take on the potential makeup of Congress after 2024. The thesis appears to be that a Republican majority will wipe out a bunch of "moderate" dems and leave the far-left nutjobs in, since they're in districts that no R could win. I suppose that could matter for minority party leadership appointments.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/defund-democrats-expand-power-2022-midterms
Technically, that has been happening for years.  The farthest Left Dems are in very strong states/districts where they rarely have to worry about what their voters want.  That is why they can be leftist loonies and no one in their district challenges them. 

Probably similar things happening on the Republican side, but Republicans just end up with establishment idiots in office that are hard to get rid of.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2022, 05:31:40 PM »


With moderate Democrats falling to Republicans, the hard left will seize control and will fundamentally rewrite the path of the Democratic party into a true socialist, give everyone free *expletive deleted*it by taxing one billionaire, platform.

But, they won't have enough power to push their agenda nationally, so the Democrats will become increasingly marginalized.

I might be overly optimistic, but I still believe that there are a lot of democrats who are also sick of the squad and the crazy far left. We've seen some famous red-pilling recently, and I think there are a lot more out there.

One good thing that might come of the OP prediction is that dems that aren't way out there with Pluto will vote out some of the far left loonies in favor of more centrist Ds. Though again, some of those loonies are in districts with voters as crazy as they are.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2022, 05:32:24 PM »

There are some, however, who are still saying that this mid-term is going to be a LOT closer than many are predicting and that the Dems will manage to take a clean majority in the Senate.

I hope not, but even if they do, most are still saying that the Dems are going to lose pretty badly in the House.

What it is, is what it is. Prepare for either scenerio.

For the most part life will still go on if there is a super majority of Democrats, the real *expletive deleted*it show will be watching the left extremes go after the moderates/conservtive leaning democrats.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #13 on: April 29, 2022, 06:55:22 AM »

I might be overly optimistic, but I still believe that there are a lot of democrats who are also sick of the squad and the crazy far left. We've seen some famous red-pilling recently, and I think there are a lot more out there.

One good thing that might come of the OP prediction is that dems that aren't way out there with Pluto will vote out some of the far left loonies in favor of more centrist Ds. Though again, some of those loonies are in districts with voters as crazy as they are.


Oh yeah, there definitely are a lot of moderate Democrats who are very sick of the Communist wing of their party, either by a Republican challenger or by a squad zombie parasite.

In the same breath, though, they're the ones who are generally most vulnerable to being ousted this November.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #14 on: April 29, 2022, 09:54:31 AM »

I just hope this postulated Repub majority starts using the word "communist" as freely as those communists use the word "racist" and "privileged" ...and a few others.

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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #15 on: April 29, 2022, 09:58:45 AM »

Political betting is usually fairly accurate at predicting elections.  While we are really too far out, most gamblers are predicting the Republicans control both the House and the Senate:

https://www.predictit.org/markets/detail/6874/Which-party-will-control-the-Senate-after-2022-election

https://www.predictit.org/markets/detail/6892/Which-party-will-win-the-House-in-the-2022-election

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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #16 on: April 29, 2022, 10:00:06 AM »

Elon put this up on twitter

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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #17 on: April 29, 2022, 10:54:51 AM »

And apparently some on the left are having issues with Elon's meme

Washington Post’s Philip Bump ‘fixes’ a cartoon meme Elon Musk tweeted and tells us everything it got wrong
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #18 on: April 29, 2022, 11:25:02 AM »

There are some, however, who are still saying that this mid-term is going to be a LOT closer than many are predicting and that the Dems will manage to take a clean majority in the Senate.
I'd be curious who is delusional enough to make such a prediction.
I just hope this postulated Repub majority starts using the word "communist" as freely as those communists use the word "racist" and "privileged" ...and a few others.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #19 on: April 29, 2022, 11:58:35 AM »

In the Wapo rebuttal at the end it shows the center guy went left a bit, but he is now still much farther from the lefty guy than at any other time because lefty guy drifted so far to the left. That isn't really a disagreement.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #20 on: May 04, 2022, 07:53:24 AM »

Well, Trump's pick for senator in Ohio won his primary in a big way.

AOC's pick for House?

Got pasted pretty good by Uncle Joe's pick.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/aoc-nina-turner-shontel-brown-ohio-primary?cmpid=prn_newsstand
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #21 on: May 04, 2022, 11:45:34 AM »

The recent SCOTUS leak sure throws a monkey wrench into all predictions.  [popcorn]
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #22 on: May 04, 2022, 01:31:30 PM »

The recent SCOTUS leak sure throws a monkey wrench into all predictions.  [popcorn]

It's still early, so we're still in "anything can happen" territory, but yeah, this is definitely a big monkey wrench. I heard some good analysis from the tinfoil side that "they" really don't give much of a *expletive deleted*ck about this leak other than it has (for now) really changed the conversation from inflation, crime, etc. and put the Rs on the defensive.
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #23 on: May 04, 2022, 01:36:32 PM »

Yep. Absolutely HUGE "October Surprise."
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Re: 2024: Republican Majority But More Far-Left Dems
« Reply #24 on: May 05, 2022, 09:04:24 AM »

It is a sick country if Republicans have to be on the "defensive" about not dismembering children in the womb.  I did not think it was possible to overturn Roe.  I hope to God I was wrong.  We will have to see.

While abortion will still be widely practiced in the USA if Roe is overturned, it it should be possible to reduce it quite a bit in some of the states, especially my own.
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