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Old 08-31-2012, 02:51 PM
 
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How do two-faced, apathetic, pathologically lying republitard politicians go on national TV and proclaim themselves supporters of "small government" and "liberty" with a straight face?

Somebody please define what a limited government political doctrine would entail. Then, tell me if it includes:


  • Giving the government power to forcibly keeping undesired immigrants out of our nation
  • Giving the government power to deprive persons of liberty for self-consuming drugs.
  • Giving the government power to legally kill persons.
  • Giving the government power to wiretap your electronic conversations and detain you indefinitely without trial.
  • Giving the government power to deprive persons of liberty for watching porn.
  • Giving the government power to deprive persons of liberty for hiring or being prostitutes.
  • Giving the government power to enforce religious doctrine.
  • Giving the government power to raise a massive standing army and invade nations at will.
  • Giving the government power to determine who can and cannot marry.
  • Giving the government power to control personal, consensual sexual activity.
  • Giving the government power to discriminate and search "suspected terrorists" at its convenience.
  • Giving the government power to favor specific religious groups.
  • Giving the government power to legislate against "immoral" behavior.
  • Giving the government power to build and hold nuclear weapons.


"Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem."

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Old 08-31-2012, 03:05 PM
 
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Neither the republican or democratic parties have policies that are friendly towards small business. They are both equally as big of a problem.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:20 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth, TX
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The only parties that support limited federal government are smaller third parties. Until they receive seats on the national stage, they won't be heard as loudly.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:21 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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Neither the republican or democratic parties have policies that are friendly towards small business. They are both equally as big of a problem.
Nope. One is worse than the other. Wait, one may not do much, but the other actually makes it worse. The one that was really excited about "Money is Speech" decision, that is.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:37 PM
 
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Nope. One is worse than the other. Wait, one may not do much, but the other actually makes it worse. The one that was really excited about "Money is Speech" decision, that is.
Both are extremely (and equally) harmful to this country, and the fact that you cannot see that speaks volumes about you.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:40 PM
 
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This has been the trend for awhile. Just as the Democrats are not the party of the little people.

In the last 3 1/2 years, the bankers have been let off scot free from all charges. On top of that the policies of the last 3 1/2 years have seen record profits for the banks and corporations. Tax cuts extended for them on top of that.

Gas is back to $4.00 and rising. Food prices are rising as incomes are stagnant. Housing still sucks and unemployment is still high and rising.

Neither party is what they claim to be but there will always be the majority to defend their actions.
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Old 08-31-2012, 03:42 PM
 
Location: Gulf Coast Texas
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In general - agree with the premice - although the list in the OP is somewhat off target.
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Old 08-31-2012, 04:41 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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The Tea Party supports small government, not the Dem and not the Repub parties.
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Old 08-31-2012, 04:45 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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The Tea Party supports small government, not the Dem and not the Repub parties.
Yet the Tea Party votes primarily Republican, so much for wanting small government.
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Old 08-31-2012, 04:48 PM
 
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Yet the Tea Party votes primarily Republican, so much for wanting small government.
They also have voted out the Republican members that have consistantly voted for big government. You will have a point when there is a Democrat arguing for smaller government.
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