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Why The Hell Should Anyone Vote For The Republican Party?

Paulus Textor Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 4:21 PM
This column is instructive in that it shows us exactly what's wrong with the GOP, without meaning to do so. The crucial, central problem is that the GOP is just BIG GOVERNMENT PARTY B, to the Democrats' BIG GOVERNMENT PARTY A. To be fair, a significant number of the GOP RANK AND FILE (NOT the GOP leadership) believe in having a much smaller central government. Unfortunately, the fall for the leadership's cheer lines, time after time, like Charlie Brown believing Lucy really WON'T pull the football away, this time.
Stuart95 Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 6:03 PM
"a significant number of the GOP RANK AND FILE (NOT the GOP leadership) believe in having a much smaller central government" - I hope you're right. I don't see much of a future the if the GOP competes as the champion of medium government to the Democrat's large government.

So, who's going to stand up and rally the voters for smaller government? Are there enough small-government advocates to win the 2016 election? Can the RINO's be ousted from positions of influence?

Last night I heard Rand Paul refer to the Republican-Libertarian Party. Let's see some rock-solid principles, and leadership to build a following.

The only answer anyone ever seems to be able to offer to that question these days is, "Because the Democrats are worse." However, the problem with being the lesser of two evils is that you're still an evil.

Well, what about the GOP's principles?

What about them?

Name something that the Republican Party stands for today.

Low taxes? We've won that battle so thoroughly that 47% of Americans don't pay income taxes even though we have a trillion dollar deficit. Meanwhile, many of the richest Americans are comfortable enough with what they're...