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GOP Could Use the Whiskey the Tea Party Drinks

gnance Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 7:28 AM
I remember when patriotism was the extreme. The TEA Party isn't any political party, but formed of all political parties. TEA Party meeting I've attended were local folks and politicians sharing information of local and national interest, then organizing efforts to motivate voters. Similarly the NCLR and sympathizers of illegal immigration and open borders, have used Communist-style organization tactics to motivate voters towards a Socialist agenda, often on college campuses.

While many of our heroes have lost their gloss, Abraham Lincoln still shines brightly for many Americans because there is so much to learn from his life.

For example, in 1858 Abraham Lincoln was defeated in his race for the United States Senate by Stephen Douglas, making it Lincoln’s third electoral defeat in a row. As Lincoln emerged from the telegraph office into the rain-soaked street in Springfield, Illinois he lost his balance when his foot slipped on the slick boardwalk. Catching himself before he tumbled into the mud Lincoln muttered to under his breath, “A slip, but not a fall.”...