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Republican Party

The Republican Party, commonly referred to as the GOP, is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival the Democratic Party. Founded by anti-slavery activists in 1854, the GOP dominated...  politics nationally and in most of the North for most of the period from 1860 to 1932. There have been 18 Republican presidents, the first being Abraham Lincoln, who served from 1861 until his assassination in 1865, and the most recent being George W. Bush, who served two full four-year terms 2001 to 2009. The most recent Republican presidential nominee was former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney who lost in 2012.The party's platform is generally based upon American conservatism, in contrast to the contemporary American liberalism of the rival Democratic Party. The Republican Party's conservatism involves supporting free market capitalism, opposing regulation and labor unions, and supporting socially conservative policies. The party is generally split on the issue of how to deal with illegal immigration   more
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Democratic Party

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the younger Republican Party. Tracing its origins back to the Democratic-Republican Party, the modern Democratic Party was founded around 18... 28. There have been 15 Democratic presidents, the first being Andrew Jackson, who served from 1829 to 1837; the most recent is the current president, Barack Obama, who has served since 2009.Since the 1930s, the party has promoted a social-liberal platform, supporting a mixed economy and social justice. The party's philosophy of contemporary American liberalism advocates civil and political rights and liberties along with social justice. It pursues a mixed economy by providing government intervention and regulation in the economy. These interventions, such as universal health care, labor protection, social programs, equal opportunity, consumer protection, and environmental protection, form the party's economic policy basis. Until the late 20th century the party had a powerful conservative and populist wing based in the rural South, which over time has greatly diminished   more
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VladimirLeninIsCool says2015-04-19T16:57:48.7175015-05:00
What about the Socialist Party USA?
imabench says2015-04-19T17:03:00.7779011-05:00
How about no
CyberConor says2015-04-19T17:45:53.6226084-05:00
Imabench, Maybe you should rethink what you said, after all your all ready for hilary. And she is a socialist, and wants more government power.
Stefy says2015-04-19T17:51:11.1890351-05:00
Cyber, i actually consider hilary a center right. And even if you think shes further let shes no where close to socialist
CyberConor says2015-04-19T17:54:29.5737010-05:00
Hopefully not XD
imabench says2015-04-19T18:12:11.3184949-05:00
Cyber i was making fun of your answer because thats how you sound
CannedBread says2015-04-19T18:17:52.6517137-05:00
Imabench your entitled to your opinion, because of the constitution, of which the democrats want to abolish. Oh and also your opinion is wrong it sucks.
imabench says2015-04-19T18:19:53.6196167-05:00
^ exhibit A for why im voting Democratic
CannedBread says2015-04-19T18:21:25.9573395-05:00
Exhibit B Liberals hate America.
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-19T18:22:45.3190204-05:00
Imabench, are you a bench. I have a grudge against benches. One time a bench fell on my toe and broke the nail.
CannedBread says2015-04-19T18:24:11.2226801-05:00
Imabench just go home, and cry you have lost.
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-19T18:25:42.9175790-05:00
I suspect a flame war coming, where neither side uses any logic.
CannedBread says2015-04-19T18:26:26.1668883-05:00
Mathgeekjoe who's side are you on here.
imabench says2015-04-19T18:26:34.1552932-05:00
Its not really a flamewar if I just ignore cannedbread while he makes my point for me.
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-19T18:28:17.3423024-05:00
Cannedbread. I find democrats to be illogical on most issues. Except you can't fight illogic by being illogical yourself.
CannedBread says2015-04-19T18:28:18.0951590-05:00
Imabench when ever I see your posts I just think of Communism.
CannedBread says2015-04-19T18:28:20.9344318-05:00
Imabench when ever I see your posts I just think of Communism.
imabench says2015-04-19T18:29:47.5724539-05:00
Math it looks like what you said sailed through one ear and went right out the other...
CannedBread says2015-04-19T18:29:59.7400460-05:00
Mathgeekjoe you have clearly not figured out that I'm just trolling at this point.
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-19T18:31:39.3415226-05:00
Well in that case. Have you ever considered that the democrat symbol is a jack***.
CannedBread says2015-04-19T18:32:35.6454466-05:00
Yep, I'm not the biggest fan of the Democrats.
CyberConor says2015-04-19T18:40:52.5646612-05:00
Libertarian. I love capitalism, freer the market, freer the people. Hilary is the opposite.
CannedBread says2015-04-19T18:41:39.8479581-05:00
Right, that's what I've been saying.
thedaydreamer says2015-04-19T22:51:53.7639250-05:00
Neither
Voxol says2015-04-20T13:30:01.2730292-05:00
I would like to see a democrat give hillary a tough primary
A2 says2015-04-21T19:57:55.6162185-05:00
Flame war!
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-21T20:17:44.8924929-05:00
The flame war ran out of fuel two days ago and when out.
Mathgeekjoe says2015-04-21T20:18:15.1260996-05:00
Typo: not when, correction is went.

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