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The 'Large Purpose' of Romney-Ryan

RINO Detector Wrote: Aug 31, 2012 8:27 AM
Yep. And they are the hardest working people you ever saw in your life. No whining, family oriented - they are subjugated by a cruel govt. but that makes the average everyday Chinese even more impressive. I have been to China and can say that they will not be screaming "racism" or any other kind of "victimization" when the chips are down in their economic competition with us. They will just put their noses to the grindstone and work. That is reality. Other countries like to do business with China. Maybe we can bomb all of them? Sure, go for "Free and Fair" trade and watch our own prices rise for almost everything. But you may get a few more votes. Our best way out is no regulation, no taxes, no unions. We would stand a chance. But don't
lesoc Wrote: Aug 31, 2012 11:03 AM
Prosperity begets laziness. It's happening in Japan, too.
RINO Detector Wrote: Aug 31, 2012 8:29 AM
I did, btw, favor the attack on Afghanistan back when I thought it was our goal to win. That was justified. But war based on our pathetic economic failure is not.
RINO Detector Wrote: Aug 31, 2012 8:28 AM
...blame China for our own lazy, rapidly growing stupid, population. And certainly do not militarily attack them because they have been successful.

"The success of a party means little except when the nation is using that party for a large and definite purpose," said Woodrow Wilson in his first inaugural, 100 years ago.

The Republican Party of Richard Nixon was called to power in 1968 to bring an honorable end to the war in Vietnam and restore law and order to campuses and cities convulsed by crime, riots and racial violence. Nixon appeared to have succeeded and was rewarded with a 49-state landslide.

The Republican Party of Ronald Reagan was called to power in 1980 to restore America's prosperity and...