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Federalism Could be the Solution to GOP Branding Problem

RodT Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:42 AM
For over 100 years our elected leaders have been chipping away at our Republic to turn it into a socialist mob rule. It’s hasn’t been easy and has been a very slow process. But just like most hidden plans, once we start down that slippery slope, each step creates it’s own inertia, until an event like electing a Marxist, POTUS, hastens things along. Every member of our Federal elected govt vow to protect and uphold our Constitution, but that vow is nothing but another lie they use to stay in office. Our dear leader speaks of our Constitution and fair shares etc all the time, but look at what his actions are.
RodT Wrote: Dec 14, 2012 10:43 AM
His campaign to raise taxes on a 1% slice of workers, that already pay 40% of the total taxes, will not be mandated in our Constitution. Yet notice all the elected officials that are cheering him on.

Our Constitution demands fairness and equality. This campaign is pure Marxist. From each according to his ability to each according to his needs.

To understand why Republicans have a "branding problem," you first need to understand how the system is rigged against conservatives.

Such is the schizophrenic dysfunction of our politics: We constantly demand "conviction" politicians who will "do what's right" and then condemn them, often in the same breath, for being unwilling to put aside their conviction and their sense of what's right.

But such condemnation does not fall equally on conservatives and progressives alike. For the progressive's principle is, at its core, more. Do more. Spend more. Spend more doing more. Any compromise of progressive principle in this regard is seen as...