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Democrats: 154 Years of Progress Uninterrupted by Common Decency

Stephen288 Wrote: Aug 26, 2012 1:09 PM
No but he's down by 9% in the polls. Steelman or Brunner would win by 10% or more. Can you possibly think it's worth losing the seat, and the Senate, to defend Akin's right to say stupid things? Our country, our future is at stake.

The once-every-four-years national convention season begins this week with the Republican Party finalizing the nomination of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan.  Democrats take their turn the following week with the renomination of Barack Obama and, presumptively, Joe Biden.  ;-)

The whole political party system was not even in place in the United States until well after George Washington’s first oath of office.  The first semblance of a political party formed out of a remnant of the Federalists, who organized the U.S. Constitution in 1787.  According to my legacy 1964-65 Encyclopedia Britannica, “The political group which became known as the Federalist party...

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