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Will Democrats End Marriage As We Know It?

M.K. Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 10:45 AM
Will we end democrats?
DEmike Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 10:57 AM
And just how do you propose that?
ConcealedCarry Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 11:24 AM
It would be good to see the Democratic Party return to the principles of FDR and JFK. Back then, that Party was at least pro-America. Since 1980 the Democratic Party has devolved into prostitutes for the unions and pimps for the abortionists.

Back in the day, you could compromise with the Democrats on certain issues. Since 1980, the only way they'll compromise is to have you agree with them.

We need to be relentless in election, after election, after election to end the Democratic-party-as-we-know-it.
DEmike Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 11:31 AM
concealed: I agree completely, I really do. I wish also that the GOP would return to the principles of Eisenhower. They too have devolved into petty jingoism and superficial mega-church Christianity.

And no one compromises now. It is an all-or-nothing political environment.

When the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) passed in Congress in 1996, the vote was bi-partisan and overwhelming. In the House, the tally was 342-67. Only the farthest left of Democrats and a handful of Republicans voted against it. A majority of Democrats supported marriage. In the Senate, the vote was even more lopsided and bi-partisan, 85-14. Again, most Democrats backed marriage. In both houses of Congress, the DOMA passed with such strong margins that President Clinton could clearly see the measure had better than "veto strength." That is, if he had vetoed the Defense of Marriage Act, Congress could have...