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Democrats Unveil Extreme Platform

Joseph64 Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 11:51 AM
I don't think this "official" swing hard to the left is going to to help them any at the polls. All elections hinge on the independents and independents are independent because they DON'T like extremism in any form. They won't vote for this generation of Democrats now that they are on the record as being left wing ideologues.
Dot2Dasher Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 11:55 AM
Hard swing to the Left? No. Those are actually the laws on the books and public policy.
anderson659 Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 11:57 AM
Your right, this is far more than a hard swing to the left, it is an extreme swing to the left.
Ken6226 Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 11:58 AM
Same-sex marriage is a law on the books? In what universe?
Dot2Dasher Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 12:01 PM
No Sweetheart it isn't. It is more honest though.

Does this party share your values?  Let's take the new platform revelations -- several of which Katie touched on yesterday -- in order: (1) "God" is out, according to CBN News:
 

Guess what? God’s name has been removed from the Democratic National Committee platform. This is the paragraph that was in the 2008 platform: “We need a government that stands up for the hopes, values, and interests of working people, and gives everyone willing to work hard the chance to make the most of their God-given potential.”

Now the words “God-given”...