The Republican Party is poised to get a big time whipping during these upcoming elections. The same expose of political fraud that killed them in 2006 is poised to flip a long time GOP Senate seat to the Democrats in a few weeks.
Alaska Sen. Stevens found guilty in corruption case
The Republican Party had better do some deep soul searching over these next few years. On the one hand there is little doubt that with the Democrats having so much rope that they are bound to hang themselves just like the Republicans did.
At the same time if there is a new Republican Party that stands as an alternative to the Progressive threat that this nation has turned to during its time of individual need and thus the collectivist spirit has been born then this would be for the best in the long run.
The sad truth is that a nation of "national entitlements" does not prove to be the best backdrop for a conservative party. With the expert implementation of incrementalism there is no one who is going to be able to pry entitlements from the hands of the masses.
It will only be from massive economic erosion that people will be forced to yield for the good of the whole. Until then - its going to be a long hard ride for the Republicans.
American are starting to see that they can "vote their way" into other people's wallets.
The Republicans had better make sure, until this time, that their members stay out of the wallets of their lobbyists.