GOP Update

We can’t repeal Communism or take down the Berlin Wall, because some people depend on them.

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11 Responses to GOP Update

  1. Andy DC says:

    The leading Democrat contributor (money) is backing Bernie for President in 2020. So not only are we not repealing Communism, one of the two major parties seems very intent on embracing it. If enough brainwashed young people vote next time, who knows? America as we know and love it may no longer exist.

    Fortunately, by 2020, Bernie at 78 will probably be totally senile and unelectable. But there are plenty of others that would be more than happy to take his place.

    • cdquarles says:

      Not intent on embracing it, though; for the Ds embraced it 120 years ago and given the D’s love for slavery (not just the Southern ones, either) and/or expropriation (Trail of Tears, anyone?) and did it enthusiastically. So did the R establishment. You just have to consider Teddy Roosevelt, cousin of Franklin and Woodrow Wilson.

      The R rank and file didn’t embrace communism and never will. That’s the Rs problem. They’ll fight their own base instead of fighting the Ds, which is part of what the R’s base wants.

  2. Colorado Wellington says:

    Of course people depend on it. Where else would they stand in line if the Communists didn’t run bakeries and stuff? You can’t just take it away.

  3. Gail Combs says:

    This is what we are fighting. — Nice pay if you can get it.

    • R. Shearer says:

      Benefit to average American; priceless.

    • -B- says:

      Last I read the return of $1 spent on lobbying wast $756 (or a figure close to that)

    • Andy DC says:

      Gail,
      It is great to see you back! I was worried about you.

      Andy

    • cdquarles says:

      Let us not forget that lobbying is protected by the First Amendment, for lobbying is one way that the people can petition the government for redress of grievances. No, the issue isn’t lobbying. The issue is the power that the government has, since acquiring the ability to declare commerce illegal and/or determine who gets and who doesn’t get their grievances redressed. Make government less powerful, then the necessity of lobbying declines. Those figures show both the government’s monkeying with money and the extent of its power. Don’t blame the lobbyists though, for they’re exercising their rights. Blame government.

      • Mark Fife says:

        Agreed. Which is why I have been co-opting leftist arguments. As follows: If lobbying and contributing money to political campaigns are forms of free speech protected by the 1st amendment, how can you defend the wealthy 1% of the country having control of over 70% of the available free speech in this country? Free speech inequality is the defining issue of the future. We can no longer allow free speech to be largely monopolized by the fortunate few! That is why I propose two actions. One, we immediately impose a 99.99% tax of so call Cadillac lobby plans. Secondly, we limited the amount individuals and entities can contribute to a political campaign or cause to an amount which would be reasonable for the average working class American, about 57 cents. And to support the free speech of those Americans who are the poorest of the poor I propose we initiate free speech subsidies to all families whose income is at or below 250% of the current poverty level.

        Sounds oddly familiar, doesn’t it?

  4. -B- says:

    Dependency is power.
    Which is why the republicans have never and will never dismantle a single program that make people dependent on government.

  5. JPinBalt says:

    There many government jobs in Venezuela shooting at protesters provided by the totalitarian left state which people are dependent on so can buy food instead of eating their cats, we have to think of them and the benefits of democratic socialism, great logic.

    I have been in countries where citizens paid bribes to government officials for simple things w/o complaining as told me that the corrupt low paid official had to feed his family, so not bad.

    It is a joke GOP controlling both houses of Congress and Executive Office cannot muster votes to repeal ObummerCare when they voted so many times to repeal prior when Obama was President.

    The whole socialized thing is a mess. Massive subsidies to insurance companies who wrote the bill in secret, passed by idiots who did not read the bill, a tax to buy something you do not want, a doubling of premiums despite entitled the Affordable Care Act (and worse price to come), encouraging 2.1 million Americans to leave labor force as to retain free added welfare state benefits instead of working, and everyone needs to be insured for mandated gender realignment surgery and it is a wonder world with rainbows.

    Any GOP member who broke their promise to get rid of this mess should be stripped of committee positions and starved of GOP reelection funds, or worse forced to be put on ObummerCare instead of their rosy taxpayer financed healthcare package.

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