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Does the Republican Party Have a Future?

Mary218 Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 7:37 AM
Pollster Scott Rasmussen discovered that we have a political class that holds the opposite opinion on everything to the average citizen. The political class includes the msm, politicians in Washington and their many hangers-on. Power corrupts. Read about the dysfunction in the Soviet Union and it is identical to all the many tentacles of Washington's power. Debt destroyed the USSR as it is destroying us. The only question at this point is "Will they send in troops when states secede?" Unlike Lincoln, Stalin and Breznev, Gorbachev did not because when Poland opted out in the 1980's, troops would not fire on citizens. All empires end the same way.

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...