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The 'Large Purpose' of Romney-Ryan

lastman Wrote: Aug 31, 2012 3:42 PM
Yep. the burden of 16 trillion dollar debt is going to be around for a long time. And this electorate is much better at killing babies, taking food stamps, living large, than making sacrifices to set things right. Else we would not be in this mess.

"The success of a party means little except when the nation is using that party for a large and definite purpose," said Woodrow Wilson in his first inaugural, 100 years ago.

The Republican Party of Richard Nixon was called to power in 1968 to bring an honorable end to the war in Vietnam and restore law and order to campuses and cities convulsed by crime, riots and racial violence. Nixon appeared to have succeeded and was rewarded with a 49-state landslide.

The Republican Party of Ronald Reagan was called to power in 1980 to restore America's prosperity and...