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Changing America

Thl.com Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 2:25 PM
"Step one in a reform agenda would be to remove "old" from the GOP moniker." Been thinking about this for a while and the thought occurred to me that the older of the two parties is the Democrat Party. They are in fact older in most other ways as well, the party of slavery and segregation so perhaps we should change our name to the GLP for Grand Liberation Party.

"The color of the world is changing day by day." -- "Les Miserables," the musical

A look at the electoral map indicates the Republican Party won in square miles. Unfortunately for them, electoral votes, not landmass, won President Obama a second term. Analysis from the Center for Responsive Politics estimated that total spending on federal elections would peak at nearly $6 billion, an all-time record. This spending included ads that carpet bombed swing states; yet we are still an almost equally divided nation. But America is rapidly changing.

Historically, the losing party turns introspective and asks itself how to...