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Landslide Lyndon
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« on: April 11, 2012, 10:35:14 am »
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I wonder abut those people who see him as (vice)presidential material, what are they inhaling?

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/state/allen-west-hears-cheers-jeers-at-town-hall-2295766.html

The conservative tea party icon also got in shots at Democrats and President Obama, who spoke Tuesday at Florida Atlantic University. West said Obama was "scared" to have a discussion with him. He later said "he's heard" up to 80 U.S. House Democrats are Communist Party members, but wouldn't name names.
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« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2012, 11:08:22 am »
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Are there as many as 80 "Commies" left in the entire US?
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« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2012, 11:47:05 am »
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Well, they'd have to be from states that allow you to dually register with the Democratic and Communist parties.  That'll narrow down the options quite a bit.
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2012, 01:23:27 pm »
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Are there as many as 80 "Commies" left in the entire US?

I'd bet the house that there are more communists in congress than functioning brain cells in Allen West.
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« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2012, 02:44:18 am »
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Are there as many as 80 "Commies" left in the entire US?

I'd bet the house that there are more communists in congress than functioning brain cells in Allen West.

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« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2012, 11:59:42 am »
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Are there as many as 80 "Commies" left in the entire US?

I'd bet the house that there are more communists in congress than functioning brain cells in Allen West.
I'll take that bet and say both numbers are equal.
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I may conceivably reconsider.

Knowing me it's more likely than not.
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« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2012, 01:11:20 am »
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West is one of the my favourite Conservative trolls in HoR.
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« Reply #7 on: April 14, 2012, 01:18:50 am »
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Are there as many as 80 "Commies" left in the entire US?

A little more, but yeah they're pretty rare in the US. The President of Cyprus is a Communist.
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« Reply #8 on: April 14, 2012, 02:14:31 pm »
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Are there as many as 80 "Commies" left in the entire US?

A little more, but yeah they're pretty rare in the US. The President of Cyprus is a Communist.

Bout 25 times as many (CPUSA has about 2000 members, according to Wikipedia).
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« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2012, 02:21:27 am »

Are there as many as 80 "Commies" left in the entire US?

A little more, but yeah they're pretty rare in the US. The President of Cyprus is a Communist.

Bout 25 times as many (CPUSA has about 2000 members, according to Wikipedia).

Which means that 4% of their entire party membership is currently serving in the US House of Representatives.

That's probably the most successful level of political entryism the world has ever seen since Darth Sidious.
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« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2012, 02:22:30 am »
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Are there as many as 80 "Commies" left in the entire US?

A little more, but yeah they're pretty rare in the US. The President of Cyprus is a Communist.

Bout 25 times as many (CPUSA has about 2000 members, according to Wikipedia).

Which means that 4% of their entire party membership is currently serving in the US House of Representatives.

That's probably the most successful level of political entryism the world has ever seen since Darth Sidious.

What about the Connecticut For Liebermanians?
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« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2012, 08:21:16 am »
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Are there as many as 80 "Commies" left in the entire US?

A little more, but yeah they're pretty rare in the US. The President of Cyprus is a Communist.

Bout 25 times as many (CPUSA has about 2000 members, according to Wikipedia).

Which means that 4% of their entire party membership is currently serving in the US House of Representatives.

That's probably the most successful level of political entryism the world has ever seen since Darth Sidious.

What about the Connecticut For Liebermanians?

Connecticut For Lieberman was according to Wiki formed by 25 Lieberman(-ites? -iacs?), and presumably includes Lieberman, so 1/26, like 3.85%.
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« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2012, 08:38:41 am »
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Lieberman is not a member of Connecticut for Lieberman.
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Knowing me it's more likely than not.
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« Reply #13 on: April 15, 2012, 10:41:40 am »
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Lieberman is not a member of Connecticut for Lieberman.

Oh yes, Connecticut for Lieberman was taken over by an anti-Lieberman faction. Should have remembered.
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« Reply #14 on: April 15, 2012, 11:10:33 am »
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Lieberman is not a member of Connecticut for Lieberman.

Oh yes, Connecticut for Lieberman was taken over by an anti-Lieberman faction. Should have remembered.

Lieberman was never a member of CFL. He remains a registered Democrat.
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« Reply #15 on: April 15, 2012, 01:00:13 pm »
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Lieberman is not a member of Connecticut for Lieberman.

Oh yes, Connecticut for Lieberman was taken over by an anti-Lieberman faction. Should have remembered.

Lieberman was never a member of CFL. He remains a registered Democrat.

Well then CFL does not have any elected officials, resolving the original question.
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