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Does the Republican Party Have a Future?

Frank130 Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 10:53 AM
Tea Party supporters have 3 main principles: 1. Free Markets (level playing field Capitalism, as opposed to central economic planning) 2. Fiscal Responsibility (a balanced budget asap) 3. Limited Government (a return to a small, Constitutionally limited Federal Government) The Establishment GOP wants: 1. Crony Capitalism 2. Higher Debt (they oppose balancing the budget asap) 3. Bigger Government (Prescription Drug Benefits, No Child Left Behind, etc) Thus, the GOP needs to die & be replaced by a Third Party that will really embrace the 3 Tea Party principles.

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...