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Why God Created the GOP

xsnake Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 11:16 AM
Repulsicans just don't get it. We can be right on 99% of issues 99% of the time.....but 90% of all forms of communication that are recieved by the public are fully controlled by the "fellow travellers." Until our side takes over one of the alphabet networks and their news departments, we'll get no traction.
Corbett_ Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 12:04 PM
The GOP doesn't want their message to get out. If it did, it would drive off their base. Here are some slogans that sum up the GOP philosophy:

Socialism -- at a slightly lower price
Big government -- as long as it is under GOP control
National bankruptcy -- slightly later than under the Democrats
Bigger debts -- for military adventurism instead of social programs
Less freedom in the name of "homeland security"

If the GOP communicated what they really stand for, they would be finished.
"God put the Republican Party on earth to cut taxes. If they don't do that, they have no useful function."

Columnist Robert Novak was speaking of the party that embraced the revolution of Ronald Reagan, who had hung a portrait of Calvin Coolidge in his Cabinet Room and set about cutting income tax rates to 28 percent.

But, to be historically precise, the GOP was not put here to cut taxes. From infancy in the 1850s, its mission was to halt the spread of slavery. From 1865 to 1929, it was the party of high tariffs. Mission: Build the nation...