Republican Slugfest - "Last week’s NY Times article highlighting Republican’s continued efforts to mount legal challenges to the new healthcare law are embarrassing me as a Republican-leaning independent. For one, this ship has sailed. The opposition may have future victories in court but they’ll be minor in comparison to the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Act. The Affordable Care Act, for all its failings and incompetent rollout is the new norm – whether you like it (50% of…
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.
Obviously this isn't exactly how it goes, but the Republican party definitely has a pattern of "standing up" for one group for the sole purpose of attacking another group. Whether its voters recognize that or not.
New Poll: Just 28 percent of Americans have a favorable impression of the Republican Party. Teapukes and Repukes really have something to cry about now. We all watch as Boehner burns down the house of Repukes and Teapukes.