The Last Of The Millenniums

Just because it always has been, doesn't mean it always will be

Republicanism Is Not What It Used To Be…

Today’s Republican party has adopted Barry Goldwater’s extremism.

thejumbledmind

You are at some type of social function or maybe just spending some time online discussing political issues.  The conservative guy pulls out the “Lincoln Card” and claims that the GOP is the party that freed the slaves…and he would be right.  His argument, however, loses steam very quickly when you discuss political party directions following the Civil War and, more distinctly, following WWII.

I bring this up because I find myself in this situation often.  I am originally from a very small, very conservative little town where most people vote Republican because “that’s what we’ve always done”.  And that is true.  Generation after generation has voted that way…not because they believe in what the party stands for, but rather, because that is how their parents and grandparents voted.

I end up trying to use logic and facts and tell them that the Republican party of today is not what…

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