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    If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would most they be members of?

    If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would they be members of?

    As is would be easily expected, societies change over time. In America we no longer have slavery. We honor the heritage of the Native Americans. We pay taxes in more ways than we can count on our fingers; federal income, SS, inheritance, state income, state sales, capital gains, special taxes on alcohol and tobacco, etc. We have public state operated schools where Christianity is banned except under certain conditions and I could go on.

    In reading up on the Founding Fathers I often ask myself which political party would they most likely join and why. What do you think?
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    Re: If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would most they be members o

    As white slave owners and millionaires, they would go Republican all the way.

    Look at how many amendments and changes to their convenient constitution we've had to make just to get part way to decency.

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    Re: If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would most they be members o

    Closer to libertarian than anything else. Though after they saw how well we've kept the Republic, they may just stay an English colony.
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    Re: If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would most they be members o

    I'd say Libertarian in most cases.
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    Re: If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would most they be members o

    They'd disavow what the US has become and head for parts unknown.

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    Re: If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would most they be members o

    None, really, as they're all pretty much aberrations.

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    Re: If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would most they be members o

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would they be members of?

    As is would be easily expected, societies change over time. In America we no longer have slavery. We honor the heritage of the Native Americans. We pay taxes in more ways than we can count on our fingers; federal income, SS, inheritance, state income, state sales, capital gains, special taxes on alcohol and tobacco, etc. We have public state operated schools where Christianity is banned except under certain conditions and I could go on.

    In reading up on the Founding Fathers I often ask myself which political party would they most likely join and why. What do you think?
    That's more or less unimaginable.
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    Re: If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would most they be members o

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would they be members of?

    As is would be easily expected, societies change over time. In America we no longer have slavery. We honor the heritage of the Native Americans. We pay taxes in more ways than we can count on our fingers; federal income, SS, inheritance, state income, state sales, capital gains, special taxes on alcohol and tobacco, etc. We have public state operated schools where Christianity is banned except under certain conditions and I could go on.

    In reading up on the Founding Fathers I often ask myself which political party would they most likely join and why. What do you think?
    None of them. I think they'd be organizing a tea-tossing into the Potomac.
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    Re: If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would most they be members o

    None. The Founding Fathers were not in favor of "factions" (AKA political parties)


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    Re: If the Founding Fathers were alive today, what party would most they be members o

    I think most of them would be freaked out by the slave president, or the devil box that produces images from hell.
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