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4 Reasons The GOP Would Be Foolish To Dump Social Issues

Henry_lII Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 11:15 AM
The Republicans embarked on a 100 year social engineering project in Iraq. - NOT PAID FOR George W. Bush announced in a 'State of the Union' address, about five years ago, that "It's America's responsibility to bring peace, freedom and democracy to the world." The entire Republican House and Senate caucus's stood and applauded enthusiastically. Nation building and social engineering in far-away places is an expansion of government. - NOT PAID FOR In the fall of 2008, the Republican administration gave AIG an $85 billion taxpayer financed 'teat suck' before TARP was even passed - NOT PAID FOR
Henry_lII Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 11:15 AM
In the fall of 2008, the Republican administration needed $700 billion 'quick and clean' as just a start to bail out Wall Street - NOT PAID FOR

In December of 2008, the Republican administration gave the auto companies $18 billion of the taxpayer monies....guess what? - NOT PAID FOR

Are we conservatives going to be tricked again?

Win, lose or draw, we're always supposedly hitting a tipping point where social issues just no longer work for the Republican Party. At first glance, this would appear to be a rather puzzling sentiment. After all, in 2010, despite the fact that the GOP was just as socially conservative as we were this year, the Republican Party had its best year in half a century. Furthermore, in 2008 and 2012, the GOP lost despite running moderate candidates who were soft on social issues and who barely brought them up at all. If anything, you'd think that seeing two non-social conservatives...