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Democrats: 154 Years of Progress Uninterrupted by Common Decency

MarkBaisley Wrote: Aug 27, 2012 4:02 PM
As an idiot, I find it difficult to keep up with your rapid intellectual pace. I said that anyone who holds to Jefferson’s principles left the Democratic Party. You point out that Jefferson was not consistent in his own principles. That makes me an idiot -- how? I so look forward to your next syllable, WotanofAzgard. Mark Baisley

The once-every-four-years national convention season begins this week with the Republican Party finalizing the nomination of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.  Democrats take their turn the following week with the renomination of Barack Obama and, presumptively, Joe Biden.  ;-)

The whole political party system was not even in place in the United States until well after George Washington’s first oath of office.  The first semblance of a political party formed out of a remnant of the Federalists, who organized the U.S. Constitution in 1787.  According to my legacy 1964-65 Encyclopedia Britannica, “The political group which became known as the Federalist party...

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