Do you think that the Republican Party will become increasingly conservative, even right-wing within
the next 10 years? Why? Why not?
I think that if they do not take a stance that is genuinely conservative in relation to the Constitution, limited federal government and economic issues, and not merely lip service, then they will become less relevant to those of us who desire those items. The nominal difference between the core of either major party is a bane to the country and gives us just more of the same. Neither party, on the whole, questions whether it should be done at all and simply who can misspend the confiscated taxes "better". A real difference needs to emerge in the Republican Party to have it remain relevant and as a viable alternative to the Democrat Party.
There IS a viable alternative to the Democrat Party...AND the mainstream Republicans...it's called Libertarianism. I think it will eventually come down to two groups of people---big government supporters and limited government supporters.
Parties always say one thing and then do another. The Republican Party is increasingly pandering to lunatics to get elected. But that's ok since this is a nation that has almost completely lost its mind in some quarters. The Party has had 4 "face-lifts" over than past 40 years that changed its methods of election, but its basic public narrative has not changed at all in those 4 decades. So I don't think its actions will be much different from what they have always been. I know half the country understands the reality of US politics, because over half the population chooses not to vote.
by Cedar Cove Farm 8 years ago
PLease, only answer if you have been a traditional conservative. I am a conservative Christian and my view is that the neo-conservatives stink just as bad as the liberals. I want true, American old fashined values re-represented. How about you?
by Thomas Byers 5 years ago
How can any American support the Republican Party???They are out of touch with reality and really don't care about the middle class and poor. We can only hope that the Hispanic people will vote for the Democrats and keep a Republican President out of office any time in the near future. Have you...
by crankalicious 6 months ago
Note: this forum is the direct result of a conservative poster's implication through a single example on facebook of a anti-conservative pedophile posting, that Democrats are linked to pedophiles.So, given the revelations in Pennsylvania of 300 conservative priests molesting children with over...
by JAKE Earthshine 8 days ago
The result of a self absorbed orange abomination perched in our oval office in an apparent paranoid state facing impending impeachment and the righteous hand of justice to finally be laid upon his wretched being: A rapidly shrinking republican party can’t possibly be a surprise to anyone who...
by Grace Marguerite Williams 6 years ago
Do you believe that the Republican Party in the United States is going tobecome ever more right-wing and reactionary in response to the increasing liberalization of the Democratic Party?
by Charles James 6 years ago
I am not an American, but what goes on in the USA is important to the world.Lincoln was a Republican and freed the slaves. One would expect black Americans to generally vote Republican. But they don't.How did this come about?
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