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Old 08-19-2012, 05:18 PM
 
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Old 08-19-2012, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Come on, you mean you don't want to be associated with the party whose presidential candidate actually came out and admitted to not being concerned about poor people?
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Old 08-19-2012, 05:44 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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You really need to get your information from non-biased sources and do a little fact checking.

It was the Republican Party that pushed for passage of the 15th Amendment - black voting rights was opposed by the Democrats.

It was Western states conservatives who originally pushed for women's suffrage - and their efforts were opposed by Eastern liberals.

More Republicans voted for the Civil Rights Act of 1965 than did Democrats - and most of the opposition to the bill came from the Democratic Party.

You will recall that the Republican Party was founded for the sole purpose of abolishing slavery - and it accomplished this objective.

The Clean Air and Clean Water Acts were signed by a Republican President.

Now - what was it that you were trying to say?

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Old 08-19-2012, 05:47 PM
 
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OP, we don't welcome idiots in the republican party, you're a much better fit for the dems. The party of lies and oppression.
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Old 08-19-2012, 05:50 PM
 
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Every single liberal idea has failed.
I used to be a liberal. But not anymore.
Liberalism is a failed ideology.
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Old 08-19-2012, 05:56 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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In Post #3 - I eviscerated the OP's linked quote - and that left the Democrat's with two "accompishments".

However - since Medicare and Social Security currently account for almost half of spending in the federal budget - I don't see how causing the national debt to go through the roof can be considered a good thing.

Live in your dream world liberals - I will support the party of liberty, opportunity, and prosperity - the GOP.
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Old 08-19-2012, 06:03 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Originally Posted by Harrier View Post
You really need to get your information from non-biased sources and do a little fact checking.

It was the Republican Party that pushed for passage of the 15th Amendment - black voting rights was opposed by the Democrats.

It was Western states conservatives who originally pushed for women's suffrage - and their efforts were opposed by Eastern liberals.

More Republicans voted for the Civil Rights Act of 1965 than did Democrats - and most of the opposition to the bill came from the Democratic Party.

You will recall that the Republican Party was founded for the sole purpose of abolishing slavery - and it accomplished this objective.

The Clean Air and Clean Water Acts were signed by a Republican President.

Now - what was it that you were trying to say?
People usually vote on what the party has done within the last twenty years or less.
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Old 08-19-2012, 06:05 PM
 
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You really need to get your information from non-biased sources and do a little fact checking.

It was the Republican Party that pushed for passage of the 15th Amendment - black voting rights was opposed by the Democrats.

It was Western states conservatives who originally pushed for women's suffrage - and their efforts were opposed by Eastern liberals.

More Republicans voted for the Civil Rights Act of 1965 than did Democrats - and most of the opposition to the bill came from the Democratic Party.

You will recall that the Republican Party was founded for the sole purpose of abolishing slavery - and it accomplished this objective.

The Clean Air and Clean Water Acts were signed by a Republican President.

Now - what was it that you were trying to say?


Try reading my title, a conservative, Republican in America, TODAY!
Not when black and white TV was around.
Even if so, most the the more "liberal" people when it came to race issues back then were Republicans, but then LBJ, did the right thing, lost of the Racist Democrats back then, Nixon used the Southern Strategy to court them and mostly subtle, but often blatant (ex: Reagan states rights speech in MS in 1980) behavior is found way more often in the GOP than in the Democratic side.
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Old 08-19-2012, 06:08 PM
 
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Canadians, like Europeans, throw bananas at black athletes.

Why be a Canadian liberal?

Fan throws banana peel at black NHL player
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Old 08-19-2012, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
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Try reading my title, a conservative, Republican in America, TODAY!
You are the one who linked to a quote that mentions actions that occurred mainly 40-50 years a go, around 90 years a go for women's suffrage - and in the case of the Fifteenth Amendment - during the 19th Century.

If you want to talk about TODAY - then do so.
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