If you can’t beat them join ‘em, I think we need to take a cue from the liberal playbook and support candidates that we are sure can get elected in the next election cycle. The Republican Party has had some embarrassing moments in some recent elections. The mess with Tancredo cost us the Governors seat. All my liberal acquaintances had a good laugh over that and because of that stupidity we literally handed the seat to Hickenlooper on a silver platter, it was embarrassing. Many were shocked at how far Colorado swung into the blue in the last election cycle, I’m speculating it was due in large part to the dope smokers…supporting the legalization of pot is what got them to the polls and they inevitably voted democrat across the board. Of course the Dem’s realized this and capitalized on it as a way to build their base. I’m not an advocate of pot legalization especially when kids are concerned, however I do take somewhat of a libertarian viewpoint that the war on drugs is a waste of resources. I look at it as more of a mental health issue. If we are going to prevail in future elections we need to find minority’s who hold conservative values going forward and we are going to need to change our viewpoints on some core values before we can effectively take back some of these seats. Previously I’ve never paid much attention to how laws were actually made, but being able to spend a few hours watching online while my ox was being gored was educational to say the least and one thing that was reinforced beyond any shadow of a doubt is that I will never, ever again trust the judgment and integrity of a Democrat in the future. After reading this morning’s Denver Post article about this fiasco it’s clear what’s going on, we are a battleground state being used as an example for the direction they intend to take this nation, these ridiculous laws are just testing the waters and setting the stage for more draconian measures in the last vestige of the land of the free. In my mind there is only one viable solution and that is a concerted and effective movement to remove these people from office, starting now. This is 1994 all over again and for starters we need to at least double the size of the NRA, 10 million strong would be a good starting point. It’s embarrassing that with something like 80 million or so gun owners we only have 4.5 million NRA members.