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    Re: Has the entire instrument of Government been reduced to a single phrase?

    Quote Originally Posted by Badmutha View Post
    Republicans are guilty of this, albeit a voting public now (D)ependent upon government has made their complicitousness an easy decison........

    ........with that said......the Democrat party of today has never and will never do anything that reduces the size or power of government.......like all tyrants.....they love the idea of government by a single phrase.
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    I do not believe the current incarnation of the Republican party is one that will ever do anything to reduce the size and power of government....like all tyrants....they love the idea of government rule over the People and the power of the People they wield as their own.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

    Quote Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
    "I should have loved freedom, I believe, at all times, but in the time in which we live I am ready to worship it."

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    Re: Has the entire instrument of Government been reduced to a single phrase?

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    It gets complicated. I have, and have read, about half of his collected papers. This was news to me so I looked at Wikipedia:

    He and Madison had a lifelong exchange of letters. Not one time can I recall either of them demanding increased taxes on the wealthy in order to give handouts to those who will not work.
    It can be this way, or it can be "those" who are denied work due to intolerance and hatred.
    Your choice.
    Do intolerance and hatred exist ?

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    Re: Has the entire instrument of Government been reduced to a single phrase?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    I do not believe the current incarnation of the Republican party is one that will ever do anything to reduce the size and power of government....like all tyrants....they love the idea of government rule over the People and the power of the People they wield as their own.
    If what you said were true.......Republicans would be Democrats.

    (D)ependent upon (D)ependents and their (D)ependence--The (D)emocrat Party.......
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    Re: Has the entire instrument of Government been reduced to a single phrase?

    Quote Originally Posted by Badmutha View Post
    If what you said were true.......Republicans would be Democrats.

    (D)ependent upon (D)ependents and their (D)ependence--The (D)emocrat Party.......
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    So what are the functional differences between Bush and Obama? Not a lot you say? The parties act very similar you say? Yeah, that's the Republocrats for you.
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    Re: Has the entire instrument of Government been reduced to a single phrase?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    I don't think the entire mess in which we now find our Republic can be solely blamed upon the Democrats.
    I do agree that both parties have had a hand in damaging the nation. I believe the Democrats have had the greater effect.

    Ronald Reagan called the people in both parties who believe the answer to every problem was bigger, more powerful, more centralized government statists. More and more I like that term. Marxism doesn't quite match. Socialism doesn't quite match. Fascism doesn't quite match. Statist matches.

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    Re: Has the entire instrument of Government been reduced to a single phrase?

    Quote Originally Posted by earthworm View Post
    It can be this way, or it can be "those" who are denied work due to intolerance and hatred.
    Your choice.
    Do intolerance and hatred exist ?
    I reject your assumption.

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    Re: Has the entire instrument of Government been reduced to a single phrase?

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    I do agree that both parties have had a hand in damaging the nation. I believe the Democrats have had the greater effect.

    Ronald Reagan called the people in both parties who believe the answer to every problem was bigger, more powerful, more centralized government statists. More and more I like that term. Marxism doesn't quite match. Socialism doesn't quite match. Fascism doesn't quite match. Statist matches.
    I don't think it behooves us to think of this as a lesser of two evils problem. The lesser of two evils is still evil. I don't know which party had the "greater" effect; both expand government and its powers against the People. And regardless of R or D, that's a dangerous path to take. It won't get better till people stop thinking of this as an R vs. D problem and more towards the Government vs. The People problem it's truly growing into.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

    Quote Originally Posted by A. de Tocqueville
    "I should have loved freedom, I believe, at all times, but in the time in which we live I am ready to worship it."

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