On this day, Feb 28, 1854, the  United States Republican Party is founded by anti-slavery expansion activists (ex-Whigs, ex-Free Soilers, and modernizers). It is commonly called GOP, standing for Grand Old Party. Abraham Lincoln was the country's first Republican President, whose term was 1861-1865.

On this day, Feb 28, 1854, the United States Republican Party is founded by anti-slavery expansion activists (ex-Whigs, ex-Free Soilers, and modernizers). It is commonly called GOP, standing for Grand Old Party. Abraham Lincoln was the country's first Republican President, whose term was 1861-1865.

Republican Party Platform of 1956: Our great President Dwight D. Eisenhower has counseled us further: "In all those things which deal with people, be liberal, be human. In all those things which deal with people's money, or their economy, or their form of government, be conservative."

Republican Party Platform of 1956: Our great President Dwight D. Eisenhower has counseled us further: "In all those things which deal with people, be liberal, be human. In all those things which deal with people's money, or their economy, or their form of government, be conservative."

The Christian Right and the Rise of American Fascism - written in 2004, this scares the crap out of me.

The Christian Right and the Rise of American Fascism - written in 2004, this scares the crap out of me.

When the Speaker of the House strongly defends Devin Nunes, this confirms the cover-up of Trump/Putin ties is coordinated at the highest levels in the Republican Party.    The majority of the Republican party is choosing their undying fealty to Donald...

When the Speaker of the House strongly defends Devin Nunes, this confirms the cover-up of Trump/Putin ties is coordinated at the highest levels in the Republican Party. The majority of the Republican party is choosing their undying fealty to Donald...

Why Did the Democratic and Republican Parties Switch Platforms?

Why Did the Democratic and Republican Parties Switch Platforms?

Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. President and a Republican (left), and Franklin Roosevelt, the U.S. President and a Democrat. The Republican and Democratic parties effectively switched platforms between their presidencies.

Amy Goodman: On Gun Laws, It’s Bipartisan Consensus Not Gridlock That’s the Problem - Truthdig

Amy Goodman: On Gun Laws, It’s Bipartisan Consensus Not Gridlock That’s the Problem - Truthdig

did-you-kno:  He also helped convince Abraham Lincoln to let African Americans fight for their own freedom. Source

did-you-kno: He also helped convince Abraham Lincoln to let African Americans fight for their own freedom. Source

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S. President and a Republican (left), and Franklin Roosevelt, the 32nd U.S. President and a Democrat. The Republican and Democratic parties effectively switched platforms between their presidencies.

Why Did the Democratic and Republican Parties Switch Platforms?

Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S. President and a Republican (left), and Franklin Roosevelt, the 32nd U.S. President and a Democrat. The Republican and Democratic parties effectively switched platforms between their presidencies.

How the South Was Won and the Nation Lost: The Roots and Repercussions of the Republican Party's Southernization ...

How the South Was Won and the Nation Lost: The Roots and Repercussions of the Republican Party's Southernization ... (Hardcover)

How the South Was Won and the Nation Lost: The Roots and Repercussions of the Republican Party's Southernization ...

The conservative crackup: How the Republican Party lost its mind?  Over The Cliff Crazy! ~ ~ http://www.salon.com/2013/08/31/the_conservative_crackup_how_the_republican_party_lost_its_mind/

The conservative crackup: How the Republican Party lost its mind

The conservative crackup: How the Republican Party lost its mind? Over The Cliff Crazy! ~ ~ http://www.salon.com/2013/08/31/the_conservative_crackup_how_the_republican_party_lost_its_mind/

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