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Does the Republican Party Have a Future?

Kyll-Why-T Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 2:49 PM
I would encourage "Conservatives" like Todd Akin and all the Tea Party folks to check out the Constitution party. Part of their mission statement..... ".....Constitution Party candidates who will uphold the principles of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, and the Bill of Rights. It is our goal to limit the federal government to its delegated, enumerated, Constitutional functions." If there really are tens of millions of folks that would be behind this (doubtful in my opinion) you could turn the Constitutiony into not only a viable third party, but likely one of the 2 major parties.
Blowtorch of Reason Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 3:36 PM
Why the Constitution party when the Libertarian Party is already the largest of the "third parties" out there. The Libertarian party candidate received over one million votes for president last election. There was no other third party candidate that even had their name on all the states ballots.

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...