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GOP and Big Government - Friends Not Foes?

nostrum Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 1:52 PM
Didn't the Republican party take over health care when they passed Medicare Prescription in 2003? A huge goob-mint teat suck for contributors to the Republican party? Hence.....crony capitalism?
MoreFreedom Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 12:55 PM
Yes, you are correct. You could add that Bush was trying to buy votes from seniors by spending our money on them. Just like a Democrat. But it'd be more accurate to call Bush a statist, like most of our politicians who continue to vote for more government and less freedom.
“The Republican Party is no longer the party of limited government, with limited spending and limited taxes. It is now officially exactly right behind the Democrats—on everything. It is time for conservatives to start looking for a new home. There’s precious little left for us here.”

Thus spoke Brent Bozell, founder of the Media Research Center and long-time movement conservative.

Although Bozell deserves two thumbs up for his remarks, it is still worth noting that his epiphany is a little late in the coming: if it was ever really the party of limited government, it has been eons...