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Does the Republican Party Have a Future?

Ben Linus Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 9:06 AM
SugarlandSteve, how old are you? If you don't mind me asking. I don't recall them ever having integrity or honor in my lifetime. I think those days were gone when Andrew Jackson took over the Democratic party.

The United States, from day one, was a project about principles and ideals.

The super power that emerged and grew from the handful of colonists that began settling here was not the product of where those colonists happened to land, but the ideals and principles in their head and heart – applied in how they lived their lives.

The Republican Party was founded in 1854 to address one great blot on the nation’s founding legacy – the existence of slavery in a nation founded under the ideal of freedom under God.

Runaway slave and self-educated abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass said “I...