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Does the Republican Party Have a Future?

wordsPerMinute Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 6:11 PM
Star, this is why I changed my party affiliation to Constitution Party years back. It was in protest of the direction the Republicans were headed it. Since that time I changed party affiliation back just to try to defeat Democrat races and show at least some unity of thought. The traditional values of the Republican party should be evident without concentrating a whole heck of a lot in a person. Something done without thinking, nearly a natural reflex. Now we have to have long debates about what used to be self-evident truths.
Bill110 Wrote: Feb 11, 2013 6:47 PM
I think you've got it right. The Constitution Party has a purist platform but little voter support. Likewise the Libertarian Party had a decent candidate, Ron Paul, and little support. Join together in the GOP and oust the RINOs at the top. On second thought, a bad Republican is still better than anything the Democrats have to offer.

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