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crude Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 10:09 PM
"When would big government suit a Republican's needs?" many here have asked. Let me answer that question. When the Republican Party added another layer of entitlement spending. (Medicare Prescription) When the Republican Party ramped up pork barrel spending in a time of war. When the Republican Party expanded farm subsidies and ethanol mandates. When the Republican Party doubled the size of the Department of Education. When the Republican Party wants to pay more for the defense of Europe than the Europeans do themselves.
crude Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 10:09 PM
Again, "When would big government suit a Republican's needs?" You and many here have asked. Let me answer that question.

When the Republican Party removed 'the evil Saddam Hussein who killed hundreds of thousands of his fellow Iraqis' and believe that it's the American people's responsibility, rather than the Iraqi people's responsibility to free themselves.

When the Republican Party promoted the 'ownership society' that helped bring on the housing bubble and all of its subsequent bailouts.

When the Republicans party creates new programs like their precious 'Faith Based Initiatives.'

It's Thanksgiving week once again here at Political Calculations, where our tradition calls for us to put aside everything else we're working on and celebrate the most American of all national holidays for an entire week.

We're ending this week's holiday festivities by considering just what "Big Turkey", the conglomeration of the biggest turkey producers in the U.S., are seeking to put in the center of every American dining table on this holiday: a big turkey!

But first, let's see just how many turkeys we're talking about. Drawing upon statistics collected and...

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