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Why The Hell Should Anyone Vote For The Republican Party?

Peter906 Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 9:53 AM
Of course, that is equally a good reason to vote for the Dems -- they're not Communists either (do you think a Communist would ask for a tax of less than 40% on the income of the wealthy, and no tax on their wealth -- don't be silly. A Communist would favor confiscation of the capital of the wealthy and a sharply graduated income tax.)
traitorbill Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 10:43 AM
Dyadd Wrote: Feb 19, 2013 10:19 AM
Actually the Communist states these days are into capitalism and low taxes.

Rather like Lenin's NEP or the early NSDAP economic program.

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...