Posts Tagged ‘Republican’
A majority of America’s youngest adults would vote to recall the president.
Young Americans are turning against Barack Obama and Obamacare, according to a new survey of millennials, people between the ages of 18 and 29 who are vital to the fortunes of the president and his signature health care law.
The most startling finding of Harvard University’s Institute of Politics: A majority of Americans under age 25–the youngest millennials–would favor throwing Obama out of office.
Read more by Ron Fournier at NationalJournal.com
On this day in 1865, the 13th Amendment — abolishing slavery — became part of the Constitution — when ratified by three-quarters of the states.
Despite protests from the Democrats, the Republican Party made banning slavery part of its national platform in 1864. Senator Lyman Trumbull (R-IL) wrote the final version of the text, combining the proposed wordings of several other Republican congressmen.
All Republicans in Congress voted for the 13th Amendment, while nearly all Democrats voted against it. So strongly did President Abraham Lincoln (R-IL) support the 13th Amendment, he signed the document, though presidential approval is not part of the amendment process.
Yes, outlawing slavery was a Republican achievement.
From Grand Old Partisan
The centuries-old oath taken by health care professionals reads, “Do no harm.” It is time for Washington lawmakers to take a similar approach when working to fix the problems that exist in our broken health care system. Simply repealing the President’s health care law is not enough—it must be replaced.
Conservatives recognize that patient-centered reforms rooted in free markets are the best way to lower costs and solve problems in our health care system. That is why the Republican Study Committee (RSC) is proud to bring forward a pragmatic, practical, and portable free-market alternative to the current health care system. Simply put, our bill is a better way forward. Specifically, the RSC’s American Health Care Reform Act:
Read more by Dan Sebring at Dan Sebring for Congress
Accountability: President Obama says so many false things about ObamaCare that it’s hard to keep up. But here are two more untruths that deserve debunking.
In speech after speech these days, Obama tries to shift blame for the ongoing ObamaCare debacles onto the backs of Republicans.
In late November, for example, Obama complained that “instead of rooting for failure, or refighting old battles, Republicans in Congress need to work with us to improve those things about the Affordable Care Act that aren’t working as well as they should.”
Obama’s attempt to escape responsibility for the failure of his signature domestic achievement isn’t surprising. But in this case, he’s falsifying the record.
Read More at Investors.com
Make a difference in Milwaukee County.
The Republican Party of Milwaukee County, by State statute, gets to nominate people who want to be pollworkers in their own municipalities in Milwaukee County.
Become a paid Republican Pollworker:
Be on the front line of fighting vote fraud at the polling place.
This is a paid position, you are an employee of your municipality.
You are trained by your municipal clerk.
Besides working on Election Day you also may be offered additional time prior to the election.
We need you to respond by November 15, so that we can then appoint you to your municipality by November 30.
Being a Republican pollworker in your municipality is an excellent way to help prevent election fraud while getting paid for it at the same time. If you are interested in being a (paid) pollworker, please contact the Republican Party of Milwaukee County at 414-727-1220.
Volunteer to become an Election Observer:
Become the “eyes and ears” of the Republican Party.
We will arm you with the tools you will need to become an effective observer.
Your presence at the polls will let “would be violators” know that “we are watching”.
We want you to volunteer for the February primary or the April election so that you are an experienced observer for the all important fall elections.
Contact the Republican Party of Milwaukee County at 414-727-1220.
For more info, go to https://secure.yourpatriot.com/ou/rpmc/volunteersignup.aspx
If you ever wondered which side of the fence you sit on, this is a great test!
If a Republican doesn’t like guns, he doesn’t buy one.
If a Democrat doesn’t like guns, he wants all guns outlawed.
If a Republican is a vegetarian, he doesn’t eat meat.
If a Democrat is a vegetarian, he wants all meat products banned for everyone.
If a Republican is homosexual, he quietly leads his life.
If a Democrat is homosexual, he demands legislated respect.
If a Republican is down-and-out, he thinks about how to better his situation.
A Democrat wonders who is going to take care of him.
If a Republican doesn’t like a talk show host, he switches channels.
Democrat’s demand that those they don’t like be shut down.
If a Republican is a non-believer, he doesn’t go to church.
A Democrat non-believer wants any mention of God and religion silenced.
If a Republican decides he needs health care, he goes about shopping for it, or may choose a job that provides it.
A Democrat demands that the rest of us pay for his.
If a Republican reads this, he’ll forward it so his friends can have a good laugh.
A Democrat will delete it because he’s “offended”.
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. . . from keeping Black people as their personal pets.
–SNIP– the notion that Republicans have no plan to replace Obamacare is news to Representative Tom Price (R., Ga.), who in June introduced a comprehensive alternative health-care plan — for the third time since 2009. It was originally introduced as the Obamacare alternative from the conservative Republican Study Committee (RSC), which Price chaired at the time.
The 250-page legislation, known as the Empowering Patients First Act, has yet to receive a vote in the House, but currently has 32 co-sponsors, including Representatives Michele Bachmann (R., Minn.), Tim Huelskamp (R., Kans.), Jeb Hensarling (R., Texas), and Tom Cotton (R., Ark.).
Read more by Andrew Stiles at NationalReview.com
On this day in 1956, Martin Luther King voted for the Republican presidential ticket, Dwight Eisenhower and Richard Nixon.
Martin Luther King told Nixon of his vote during a public meeting in Ghana, where they were attending a presidential inauguration.
While campaigning for re-election, Vice President Richard Nixon declared: “Most of us will live to see the day when American boys and girls will sit, side by side, at any school - public or private - with no respect paid to the color of skin. Segregation, discrimination and prejudice have no place in America.”
The following year, Vice President Nixon helped defeat the Democrat filibuster against the GOP’s 1957 Civil Rights Act.
Thanks to the Republican Party!
Wisconsin’s Carrying Concealed Weapon Law Questions And Answers (from Wisconsin Dept. of Justice)
David Horowitz ‘Fight Fire With Fire’ Speech and Video from Defending the American Dream Summit 2013
David Horowitz at the Americans for Prosperity summit in Orlando, Florida
Watching CNN after the House voted to defund ObamaCare and keep the government running was like watching “Democrat TV: Live.” As though they had agreed to every possible Democrat talking point, The Least Trustworthy Name In News immediately savaged Republicans as “radicals,” “inmates running the asylum,” and a political party that was holding the American economy “for ransom.”
To make matters worse, from my own personal viewing, it seemed to take more than two hours for anyone at CNN to bother to inform their viewers of the news that while the GOP had voted to defund ObamaCare, the House had also voted to keep the government running. But the crucial piece of contextual information about voting to keep the government running seemed to be information inconvenient the left-wing network’s determined push to aid Obama and the Democrat Party.
Read more by John Nolte at Breitbart.com
On this day, September 17 in 1787, our Founding Fathers adjourned the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
The US Constitution has been the cornerstone of the beliefs of the Republican Party since it was founded in Ripon, Wisconsin in 1854. Although changes have been made over the years, these changes have only made it a stronger document for governing the United States and the Republican Party today.
We should use today as a reminder of what our Founding Fathers fought for: economic freedom, individual liberty, and limited government.