In the movie Patton General George S. Patton relates a story: "For over a thousand years Roman conquerors returning from the wars enjoyed the honor of triumph, a tumultuous parade. . . A slave stood behind the conqueror holding a golden crown and whispering in his ear a warning: that all glory is fleeting."

The story, likely a bit of poetic license taken by screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola, cannot be attributed directly to Patton. However, he was known to often use the above quote, likely derived from the Latin expression “Sic transit gloria mundi”, which translates as: "Thus passes the glory of the world".

As the GOP basks in the glory of their recent historic victory, one reinforced recently in Louisiana, they need to bear the above words in mind as their victory may be short-lived.

It seems our Democrat friends are always offering the GOP friendly political advice on various issues. The problem with this is the GOP listens to such advice all too often.

Following are a few suggestions for the new majority:

Dance with the one who brung ya’ -- Ronald Reagan is known to have used this Southern idiom, to suggest that one should continue doing that which has assured success. Sound advice in most cases, but not in this one. The Republicans need to remember; this past victory was not based on their strength, but on the weakness of the Democrats. Indeed the election was a repudiation of President Obama and his policies, Obama will not be on the ballot in 2016, though arguably his policies may well be. Winning in 2016 will be dependent, to a large degree, on what the GOP does in the next two years, not what Obama has done in the previous eight.



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Ronnie was dead spot on!!  You dance with the one who brought you !!! 

You can know a whore by how she acts !  and you can know a proper woman by how she acts!

Seems like we can see that the ones in congress with the GOP name are 99% whores !

The system is rigged against us!  We let the Democrats and Bureaucrats set the language and how do you answer such issues when your choices are either bad or worse.

The answer was a government shut down but the media has made that a poison pill!

We elected a bunch of  spineless fools who value their position more than they value the good of the USA.

A Group of men that dose not carry the American Spirit, in their Harts. Or do they think what is best for America First! We have called them Whores! Yes if they Voted for this they are the lap dog, that lay at the foot of the Foul Smelling Democrat! 

Personally I call them Dead Men That Belong To A Dead Loge!! Repent Now! 

Stand in the light, or stand in darkness, that are your choice, NRC. (GOP}  

And yes I'm I carry a Broken Hart From Their Betrayal of our Republic!

Yes, the GOP better understand it isn't that we "adore" them, we abhor the Democrats & Obama, BUT if they refuse to do what they were elected to do, they will be toast because they will be no different then them.

Dee,

 Very good obversation and comments. All true.

WAKE UP AMERICA!!!

Maybe the GOP won, but the country lost and the GOP led it down that path.

Well you may have leaders of the Tea Party like this but you an't got a General Patton at the top.The citizens made their voices heard in 2014, but the GOP leaders decided to favor the Democrats. They said four months and we will be in control, the Senate said Oh No it's going to be in September 2015.

It's time for a new party. John and Mitch didn't get the memo we the people are fed up

Along these same lines. Lt. Col. Allen West has a blog that addresses this very issue. He nails it, as usual. 

Please read it and tell me if you think this man knows EXACTLY what some of our problems are and how to fix them. 

http://allenbwest.com/2014/12/9-instances-duplicitous-hypocrisy-lef...

WAKE UP AMERICA!!!

They are going to screw up like they did in the 80s.

  There is a flaw in our Constitution. Those we elect can do as THEY wish with OUR representative vote. This flaw negates our power to direct elected officials to do as WE wish. We need a 20 year jail sentence for the following CRIMES.

 1.Concealing ANY agenda from the voters.

 2.Lying about party affiliation.

 3.Voting for Unconstitutional bills.

 4.Voting with the party when it is NOT the will of their constituents.

 5.Penning legislation and then giving the legislation a name that conceals it's real purpose.

 6.Failing to hold regular MONTHLY meetings (townhalls) with constituents.

 7. Lying in ANY WAY, SHAPE, OR FORM to the people.

 8. No elected official, their familys, friends, acquaintances should ever profit from any legislation.  They should leave office without new found wealth.

  

 

  The sentence should be served IN FULL with NO time off FOR ANY REASON.

  Feel free to add more.

 Clearly RINO's are really democrats.

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During an appearance on Huntsville, AL radio’s WVNN on Thursday, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) offered his best assessment of what House Democrats were trying to accomplish with their impeachment efforts.

Gohmert told WVNN’s “The Jeff Poor Show” impeachment could tie up the Democratic Party’s presidential campaign efforts but predicted Democrats would use the occasion to nominate “the best socialist” they can.

“They would lose in the Senate,” Gohmert said on impeachment. “And besides that, the entire time it was on trial in the Senate, the Democrats who are running for president wouldn’t be allowed to campaign. That’s in the Constitution. They wouldn’t be able to campaign. I just can’t imagine them wanting to do that because if they send it to the Senate, they have now perfectly set up the scenario of 1996, where they will reassure Donald Trump is reelected as president. They don’t want to do that. They’re probably going to drag this thing out as long as they possibly can … through Iowa, through primaries — try to get the best socialist they can to be nominated.”

“Then just end up and say, ‘Now we’re close enough to the general election. We’ve thrown mud at the president through the House,’” he continued. “What they’re really doing — they’re using taxpayer funds to campaign against Trump. That’s all this is — a campaign fund that taxpayers are paying for in order to try to throw mud at the president. I’ll be surprised if they have that vote, but I can’t imagine they want to set up this president for reelection by having a trial in the Senate where they lose.”

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