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Karl Rove Stumps for the Census

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Posted on Apr 5, 2010
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A rash of big-government paranoia has Republicans worried that some constituents won’t participate in the census, thereby depressing conservative representation in the House. Enter Karl Rove, James Madison fan and pitchman for the 2010 census.

Source: Salon

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By purplewolf, April 6, 2010 at 11:24 pm Link to this comment

why isn’t Turd Blossom in the Federal Pen where he belongs?

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By don knutsen, April 6, 2010 at 4:54 pm Link to this comment
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Is Rove so dellusional to believe that his cheerleading for the census would do anything but turn more people away from participating ? I’m not so sure the republicans wouldn’t just as soon depress the census rather then use it. I think this is more likely another synical move by the criminal organization the republican party has become. Their party has consistantly done more to remove people from being counted…Saint Reagan ushered in the homeless population doubling on his watch. Every republican admin. since has increased the amount of poor and homeless, many if not most of which will not be counted.

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By La Prial Runkel, April 6, 2010 at 3:17 pm Link to this comment
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This is not out of goodness by any means, if all in TX participate in the census they can possibly add 3 seats in the house which would most likely be leaning Republican…

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By ocjim, April 6, 2010 at 11:32 am Link to this comment

Anything Karl Rove pitches is immediately suspect. Sometimes he actually pitches something good but his motives are always self-serving.

Long before Rove came along, slithering from under a rock, the neocons decided that all was justified in taking control. We still are nearly toppled by the force of their Machiavellian ruthlessness.

The pernicious outcome is still with us though the serial lying, the misanthropy, the war on the middle class and the poor, the gulf between rich and poor—all are now permitted and even excused by a corporate media (allowed by the excesses of neoconservative policy) and a brainwashed populace.

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By Beltwaylaid, April 5, 2010 at 9:30 pm Link to this comment
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I know America is sick if this Republican Party of
Disarray picks up seats in the midterms.  They have
become such a party of pariah-ism that they attack each
other.  With the Bush debacle bringing about the
complete takeover by the Democrats I doubt that Rove
has much credibility left within the party.

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By reynolds, April 5, 2010 at 7:39 pm Link to this comment

“he’d sell a rat’s asshole to a blind man for a wedding
ring”                    - richard brautigan

“the best lack all conviction, while the worst are full
of passionate intensity”              - w b yeats

“you got to like your work”        - colonel sanders

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