Democrat vs. Republican


This comparison examines the differences between the policies and political positions of the Democratic and Republican parties on major issues such as taxes, the role of government, entitlements (Social Security, Medicare), gun control, immigration, healthcare, abortion and gay rights. These two parties dominate America's political landscape but differ greatly in their philosophies and ideals.

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Philosophy Liberal, left-leaning. Conservative, right-leaning.
Economic Ideas Minimum wages and progressive taxation, i.e., higher tax rates for higher income brackets. Born out of anti-federalist ideals but evolved over time to favor more government regulation. Believe taxes shouldn't be increased for anyone (including the wealthy) and that wages should be set by the free market.
Social and human ideas Based on community and social responsibility Based on individual rights and justice
Stance on Military issues Decreased spending Increased spending
Stance on Gay Marriage Support (some Democrats disagree) Oppose (some Republicans disagree)
Stance on Abortion Should not be made illegal; support Roe v. Wade (some Democrats disagree) Should not be legal; oppose Roe v. Wade (some Republicans disagree)
Stance on Death Penalty While support for the death penalty is strong among Democrats, opponents of the death penalty are a substantial fraction of the Democratic base. A large majority of Republicans support the death penalty.
Stance on Taxes Progressive (high income earners should be taxed at a higher rate). Generally not opposed to raising taxes to fund government. Tend to favor a "flat tax" (same tax rate regardless of income). Generally opposed to raising taxes.
Stance on Government Regulation Government regulations are needed to protect consumers. Government regulations hinder free market capitalism and job growth.
Healthcare Policy Support universal healthcare; strong support of government involvement in healthcare, including Medicare and Medicaid. Generally support Obamacare. Private companies can provide healthcare services more efficiently than government-run programs. Oppose Obamacare provisions like (1) requirement for individuals to buy health insurance or pay a fine, (2) required coverage of contraceptives.
Traditionally strong in states California, Massachusetts, New York Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas
Symbol Donkey Elephant
Color Blue Red
Founded in 1824 1854
Senate Leader Harry Reid Mitch McConnell
Chairperson Debbie Wasserman Schultz Reince Priebus
Famous Presidents Franklin Roosevelt (FDR), John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton, Woodrow Wilson, Jimmy Carter, Barack Obama Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Richard Nixon

Contents: Democrat vs Republican

Origin of the Democratic and Republican parties

The Democratic Party traces its origins to the anti-federalist factions around the time of America’s independence from British rule. These factions were organized into the Democrat – Republican party by Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and other influential opponents of the Federalists in 1792.

The Republican party is the younger of the two parties. Founded in 1854 by anti-slavery expansion activists and modernizers, the Republican Party rose to prominence with the election of Abraham Lincoln, the first Republican president.


Since the division of the Republican Party in the election of 1912, the Democratic party has consistently positioned itself to the left of the Republican Party in economic as well as social matters. The economically left-leaning activist philosophy of Franklin D. Roosevelt, which has strongly influenced American liberalism, has shaped much of the party's economic agenda since 1932. Roosevelt's New Deal coalition usually controlled the national government until 1964.

The Republican Party was founded in 1854 by anti-slavery expansion activists and modernizers, it rose to prominence with the election of Abraham Lincoln, the first Republican president. The party presided over the American Civil War and Reconstruction and was harried by internal factions and scandals towards the end of the 19th century. Today, the Republican Party supports a pro-business platform, with further foundations in economic libertarianism and a brand of social conservatism increasingly based on the viewpoints of the Religious Right.

Differences in Philosophy

While there may be several differences in opinion between individual Democrats and Republicans on certain issues, what follows is a generalization of their stand on several of these issues. A Democrat is typically known as a supporter of a broader range of social services in America than those advocated by Republicans. Republican philosophy is based on a limited influence of government and a dominant foreign policy.

Republicans are considered on the "right" end of the political spectrum while Democrats are on the "left." The far right generally is pro-religion, anti-bureaucracy, pro-military, pro-business and pro-personal responsibility.

Republicans, are usually considered conservative (fiscally as well as socially), maybe a little pious, pro-business and against the bureaucracy often associated with big government. They see big governments as wasteful and an obstacle to getting things done. Their approach is Darwinian in that the strong shall survive, cream rises to the top, etc.

To the far left of the spectrum are the extreme liberal, or the most extreme democrats. Democrats are considered more liberal. Democrats tend to favor an active role for government in society and believe that such involvement – be it environmental regulations against polluting or anti-discrimination laws – can improve the quality of people’s lives and help achieve the larger goals of opportunity and equality. On the other hand, Republicans tend to favor a limited role for government in society and believe that such reliance on the private sector (businesses and individuals) – be it avoiding unnecessary environmental regulations or heavy-handed anti-discrimination laws – can improve economic productivity and help achieve the larger goals of freedom and self-reliance

Individual and Community

Republican philosophy leans more towards individual freedoms, rights and responsibilities. In contrast, Democrats attach greater importance to equality and social/community responsibility.

Democratic vs Republican stand on controversial issues

The Democrats and Republicans have varying ideas on many issues, some of which are listed below. These are broadly generalized opinions; it must be noted that there are many politicians in each party who have different and more nuanced positions on these issues.


Republicans: Prefer increasing military spending and have a more hard line stance against countries like Iran, with a higher tendency to deploy the military option.

Democrats: Prefer lower increases in military spending and are comparatively more reluctant to using military force against countries like Iran, Syria and Libya.

Gun control laws

Democrats favor more gun control laws e.g. oppose the right to carry concealed weapons in public places. Republicans oppose gun control laws and are strong supporters of the Second Amendment (the right to bear arms) as well as the right to carry concealed weapons.


Democrats support abortion rights and keeping elective abortions legal. Republicans believe abortions should not be legal and that Roe v. Wade should be overturned. Some Republicans go so far as to oppose the contraception mandate i.e. requiring employer-paid health insurance plans to cover contraception.

A related point of divergence is embryonic stem cell research - Democrats support it while Republicans do not.

Gay rights

Democrats tend to favor equal rights for gay and lesbian couples e.g. the right to get married and adopt children. Republicans believe that marriage should be between a man and a woman so they do not support gay marriage or allowing them to adopt children.

Death Penalty

Opponents of the death penalty form a much higher fraction of the Democratic Party when compared to the GOP.


Democrats support progressive taxes i.e. they want high-income individuals to pay taxes at a higher rate. They support higher taxes on the wealthy to pay for public programs. Republicans support tax cuts for everyone (rich and poor alike). They consider higher tax rates on the rich a form of class warfare.

Minimum Wage

Democrats favor increase in the minimum wage to help workers. Republicans oppose raising the minimum wage because it hurts businesses.

Role of Government

One of the fundamental differences between Democratic and Republican party ideals is around the role of government. Republicans favor a small government — both in terms of the number of people employed by the government and in terms of the roles and responsibilities of government in society. For example, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a government agency that many Republican presidential candidates love to deride as an example of "useless" government agencies that they would shut down.

Another example is the food stamps program. Republicans in Congress are demanding cuts in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (or SNAP), while Democrats want to expand this program. Democrats argue that with unemployment rate high in the economy, many families need the assistance provided by the program. Republicans argue that there is a lot of fraud in the program that is wasting taxpayer dollars. They also want to institute clauses that force beneficiaries of the program to take more personal responsibility through measures such as mandatory drug testing, and looking for a job.[1]

Civil Rights

Abraham Lincoln belonged to the Republican Party, so the roots of the party are in individual freedom and the abolition of slavery. Indeed, 82% of the Republicans in the U.S. Senate voted in favor of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 while only 69% of Democrats did. The Southern wing of the Democratic party was vehemently opposed to civil rights legislation.

However, after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, there was a sort of role reversal. Todd Purdum, author of An Idea Whose Time Has Come, a book about the legislative maneuvering behind the passage of the Civil Rights Act, says this in an interview with NPR:

SIEGEL: How much of the Republican Party in Congress supported the civil rights bill as it still was? And how many voted for cloture to break the filibuster?

PURDUM: Well, the final vote in the Senate for the bill was 73 to 27, with 27 out of 33 Republican votes. So in proportional terms, the Republicans supported this bill much more than the Democrats did in both houses.

SIEGEL: A few weeks after Lyndon Johnson signed that bill into law, as we heard at the beginning, the Republicans go and they nominate Barry Goldwater for president, a Republican who had voted against civil rights. And their legacy is jettisoned at that moment.

PURDUM: In some important way that was the beginning of changing the Republican Party from the party of Lincoln into the party of white backlash which is, frankly, reputation that in the South particularly endures to this day, and has hurt the Republican Party as a national brand in presidential elections.

Republicans believe that Purdum's point of view is misleading because Goldwater supported previous attempts at passing a Civil Rights act, and desegregation, but did not like the 1964 Act because he felt it infringed on States' rights.

In any case, the present dynamic is that minorities like African Americans and Hispanics are more likely to vote Democratic than Republican. However, there are prominent African American Republicans like Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, Herman Cain, Clarence Thomas, Michael Steele and Alan West, as well as Hispanics like Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz, Alberto Gonzales and Brian Sandoval.

Voter ID laws

Civil liberties groups like the ACLU criticize the GOP for pushing for voter ID laws — Republicans believe these laws are necessary to prevent voter fraud while Democrats claim that voter fraud is virtually non-existent and that these laws disenfranchise black and Hispanic voters who tend to be poorer and unable to obtain ID cards.

Logos of the Democratic and Republican parties

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Democratic Party logo
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Red states and Blue states list

Due to the TV coverage during some of the presidential elections in the past, the color Red has become associated with the Republicans (as in Red states – the states where the Republican presidential nominee wins) and Blue is associated with the Democrats.

The Democratic Party, once dominant in the Southeastern United States, is now strongest in the Northeast (Mid-Atlantic and New England), Great Lakes Region, as well as along the Pacific Coast (especially Coastal California), including Hawaii. The Democrats are also strongest in major cities. Recently, Democratic candidates have been faring better in some southern states, such as Virginia, Arkansas, and Florida, and in the Rocky Mountain states, especially Colorado, Montana, Nevada, and New Mexico.

Since 1980, geographically the Republican "base" ("red states") is strongest in the South and West, and weakest in the Northeast and the Pacific Coast. The Republican Party's strongest focus of political influence lies in the Great Plains states, particularly Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska, and in the western states of Idaho, Wyoming, and Utah.

Famous Republican vs Democratic Presidents

Republicans have controlled the White House for 28 of the last 43 years since Richard Nixon became president. Famous Democrat Presidents have been Franklin Roosevelt, who pioneered the New Deal in America and stood for 4 terms, John F. Kennedy, who presided over the Bay of Pigs invasion and the Cuban missile crisis, and was assassinated in Office; Bill Clinton, who was impeached by the House of Representatives; and Nobel Peace Prize winners Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter.

Famous Republican Presidents include Abraham Lincoln, who abolished slavery; Teddy Roosevelt, known for the Panama Canal; Ronald Reagan, credited for ending the Cold War with Gorbachev; and the two Bush family Presidents of recent times. Republican President Richard Nixon was forced to resign over the Watergate scandal.

Control of the White House

This graphic shows which party controlled the White House since 1901. You can find the list of Presidents on Wikipedia.

U.S. Presidents by political party since 1901


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Anonymous comments (25)

September 20, 2012, 11:39am

I am republican, and I am not wealthy nor have extra cash sitting around. I don't use credit cards to help stay out of debt yet I pay on a mortgage and a car. I go to college on my dime when I can get a class here and there and work full time. I do not want what I do earn after taxes to get taxed more to go to someone else's pocket because I simply earn more than them. I didn't run off to college and take a student loan or take a break after graduating high school years ago. I have started at the bottom, making minimum wage. As time went on, I gained experience in my job field. As I gained more experience in my job field, I became more valuable to employers. As I became more valuable to my employers, I began to earn higher wages. I feel I have earned where I am at, and I am still going further. I feel I took a legit path to becoming financially secure. Why should I have to surrender a portion of what I earn to someone that says it should be entitled to them as well? Everyone starts somewhere, and most of the time it's from the bottom.

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December 18, 2013, 2:34am

The Stimulus Package should not have been put into effect. If a company can't survive, then it should not survive. It's like not putting down an injured dog.

— 64.✗.✗.202

October 18, 2012, 5:25pm

Lets not forget the lobbyists. Get rid of them, and congressman and politicians wouldn't know what to do with themselves

— 63.✗.✗.242

April 8, 2014, 2:28am

A) I strongly agree and disagree with both parties Ideology.
B) I believe that because of how polarized American politics is today, people can't agree on anything even if both sides like the idea.
C) George Washington warned against political parties.
D) Political parties cause divisions in American people even during our revolution.
E) Abraham Lincoln said that "a House divided cannot stand." The Civil was fought over the political issue of slavery.
F) The political parties evolve and change over time.
G ) Every time a new issue comes up the parties fight over the side that will gain them votes, because their current ideologies don't contain anything related to the issue
H) Examples include: Slavery, Civil Rights, The Populist Party, the Progressive Party/Bull Moose, etc...
I) The parties today may be classified as conservative or liberal, but America really invented these classifications, and really both party are just a collection of standpoints bouncing around the whole spectrum of ideology, ethics, and logic.

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February 19, 2013, 9:13am

good site

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November 15, 2012, 3:33pm

You do realize in the constatution we have the right to over throw the government if they try taking away our rights. But people are to lazy to try. they give the government all the power and then complain like children

— 168.✗.✗.80

November 6, 2012, 4:38pm

Sadly they are both out for themselves. If having to pick between the two, I have no choice but to vote for Romney. America cannot afford another 4 years of Obama. I can barely afford the gas for my car now and inflation as a whole has spiraled out of control under his watch. I cannot think of one good thing Obama has done in 4 years and no he did not capture any terrorists, our military did and they would have been just as successful regardless of who is sitting in the White House.

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March 23, 2014, 1:28am

The republican party of Lincoln was a progressive party that disappeared by the 1880s. It was composed of NE abolitionists who opposed slavery on moral grounds, and poor white laborers who opposed slavery because they saw slave labor as an economic threat. The party that formed after it was an entirely different party. They retained the "republican" name, but their agenda was a corporate/plutocratic one. You're providing the history of a name, when you should be providing a history of a platform, or set of core values. Names are arbitrary and meaningless. Values are the defining characteristic of a party and the coherent thread you trace back through time.

— 76.✗.✗.223

January 15, 2013, 3:50pm

Basically you should have to pass a test to vote. Nothing really hard. Basic stuff. How many Senators does your state have? Um, 2. Roughly how much is the national debt? 16 .4 trillion and climbing fast. Who is the Vice President? Joe Biden. Nothing tricky. But just enough to show that you have a clue. I mean should total clueless idiots be able to influence elections?

— 69.✗.✗.15

November 7, 2011, 12:12am

Everyone who receives unemployment has paid into it already, often for decades, it is an insurance policy.

There cannot be a pure capitolist society, nor a pure socialist one. The challange is to find the right mix.

Sevices such as Education, Health Care, sewer, water, electricity, Insurance- car, house, life, etc should be nonprofit and not part of stock market. People working in these services can still charge any amount the market will support, but there should be no profit taking off the top. End the millions in CEO pay.

Cap spending on elections, and end direct lobbying to canidates. Place term limits on all elected offices period.

No school district should have more than 2000 students. Large city districts should be broken up, still public but with fewer students each would be more response to the locale.

Taxes have to be progressive, as proven by world history- as a mechanism to keep a balance between the money classes. Rates should automatically adjust whenever the gap between rich, middle, and lower classes moves outside most effective balance.

We made a pledge as a country to have social security for all the veterans and the families they built, after the sacrifices of WWll. Now some want break that pledge. Why should anyone offer future sacrifice if the people don't honor committments.
I have more thoughts but I've said enough.

— 72.✗.✗.226

January 4, 2011, 3:57am

I think it's rude for the democrats to call the Republicans selfish. I'm not trying to offend anyone, but if it wasn't for the Republicans paying taxes, some people who actually need help, wouldn't get it. It's not greedy to get upset because your hard earned money is being taxed away to some people who can be working, but choose not too. If you worked for your money and succes, you deserve it. And news flash not only rich people are Republicans. I know a man who worked so hard to support his family, receiving a minimum wage, eligible for welfare, but would not accept it because, quote "I don't need some one else's money to support my family." That man is my grandfather. (Who no longer has kids under age) That just shows how some of the people who deserve it, don't always accept it. Then there's those who just want a hand out. I think if taxes were only 10% that would be fair, because that is enough to maintain things & help people, without taking to much of peoples hard earned money.

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July 18, 2011, 11:19pm

This is what I've learned in 54 years. I think we all have conservative and liberal beliefs but, we are a divided nation and we shouldn't be. I'd like to think I am independent vs liberal or conservative but, I guess I'd be lying because, ever since I was a little boy, I've always leaned to the left. Reason being; I believe we all are supposed to be humans and equal. If the right was as religious as they claim they are, they'd be a little more socialistic, than they are. What if you were down on your luck or just needed someone to care about your future and your children's future etc., who'd watch out for them? You can't trust big business to watch out for the elderly, the weak, the less fortunate. We probably should keep more of our money, troops, and military right here in our own country and start policing the borders.

— 71.✗.✗.77

January 11, 2011, 7:34pm

Is it possible that 95% of these people who are democratic or republican, and run for office, are just swayed by the "view" of that parties principles? If so, I think that pretty much goes for anyone who can try to argue one side to another.

We need a government and I would not argue this one way or another. If the issue is on how much they should get involved, is it really a political party arguement? We have a president that is in office. The president's job is to do what is right for the M.... F..... USA. If doing what is right means having meetings with people in office to discuss what is best for our country, and not the individual, then where's the problem. Everyone is going to have a stanc e on every issue that comes up so no one is right or wrong. I think it's time to not focus on each stance but manage that way our country runs to support each person living in it. You may now bring up the issue of illegals in the counrty, but I cant comment as I ran out of space..

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December 2, 2010, 7:33am

Im embarrassed for alot of you....not that this specific opinion matters.
The only thing that makes me proud about nearly all of these the fact that we all care enough to want to be heard. keep up the good work jack aces.

— 205.✗.✗.74

November 3, 2010, 7:43am

I'm not a member of either party, but reading comments by Republicans has me disgusted. You people need to read a SOCIOLOGY text book, if you think for a minute that what type of job you have or what kind of money you make is MERELY a CHOICE or LAZINESS(!?) & not LARGELY influenced, if not dictated entirely, by your current society! MERELY HARD WORK gets you ahead? Not true! I KNOW what it's like to have fought for a degree & despite EXHAUSTIVE HOURS ON END searching, DAY IN AND DAY OUT, STILL not find work! & doing the same when my husband was laid off with no work for 10 MONTHS and we lost our home! No choice but to get food stamps to eat & feed our children! GUESS WHAT REPUBLICANS, we are NOT LAZY, & OUR TAXES PAID FOR THOSE PROGRAMS ALSO!!! Damn your small minds if you think it's so BLACK AND WHITE! Get EDUCATED before you assign your sorry remarks to the general "democratic" population, and them - trying to help people like my family!! Republican Christians?? That's an OXYMORON!!!

— 67.✗.✗.252

October 31, 2012, 10:20pm

Romney is an empty out of touch suit who will say anything to get your vote. Lie after lie. He had a terrible record as governer while his state was 47th in job growth. All the republicans can do is point fingers at Obama for the mess republicans got us in to begin with.

Against all odds Obama has still done great things for our country. He has led with integrity and always done what was right for everybody. I believe he will be remembered as one of our greatest presidents in history after his second term.

Even with a republican house that admitted their priority was to make Obama fail, he still has not failed. Do you really want to go back to 2008 and worse? Republicans played politics at our expense for the last four years and yet still Obama has managed to get some great things done.

Obama 2012 !

— 99.✗.✗.36

October 11, 2012, 5:07pm

I have one work for any woman who thinks she is being "empowered" to choose whether a baby lives or dies. It's DECEIVED.

— 207.✗.✗.185

November 22, 2010, 9:19pm

i think democrats are wrong they shouldnt legalize gay marriage
republicans are right abortions shouldnt be legal it shoud be illegal if abortion is legal girls cn go u know do stuff and not care cuz if they get pregnant they cn get an abortion.

— 69.✗.✗.211

October 26, 2010, 6:54pm

I think that political parties are stupid. You should vote for a PERSON to be in office not a POLITICAL PARTY

— 205.✗.✗.52

October 9, 2010, 2:43am

America will see Democrats and Republicans differences are the most stupids and simples when a party like Lefty Chavez shows up in USA. I really hope you guys never get to deal with this... meanwhile enjoy liberty

— 70.✗.✗.186

October 7, 2010, 4:38am

Stupidity is King.
Lie, cheat, steal, who cares, all are selfish & careless who can not relate to anyone elses situation.
All talk, no sacrifice, patriotism is dead while claims abound.
Democrats are idealistic, Republicans are realistic, if I were down on my luck I would rather run into
a Democrat who will help. A Republican will look down on me, their negative minds will tell them I'm
at fault for my situation and I'm trying to take advantage of them.
Democrats have conciences, believe in social & personal responsibility.
Republicans claim divine religious intervention will decide fate, spew out B.S to influence.
If I were a greedy businessman taking advantage of my employees, I would be a Republican.
Republicans=Whigs Democrats=Progessives Conservative/Liveral=B.S titles
? who would give tax breaks to the rich. ? who would give taxbreaks to the working poor.
? who claims family values. ? who practices family values.

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September 29, 2010, 10:21pm

Even the sound of the names, already tell you whose good and bad.
Republican, it sounds good and free
Democrats, sound like idiots and sounds like bad guys.
Come on, I think we all can agree that Democrats suck? Yes, yes?
They want everyone to be equal and fair and all that bullshit! It really is bullshit! Only the hard workers should be able to survive. Democrats think its okay if you don't have a job and that they'll just take it from the taxes of HARD WORKERS! while the LAZY people sit on their asses and get free money from hard workers! its BULLSHIT!

While the republicans say, only hard workers and people who actually EARN their money should keep their money and not raise taxes. If you don't have a job, FIND ONE! its not impossible, it may be time consuming and take a while, but ITS NOT IMPOSSIBLE!
Democrats are such jackasses, raising taxes on the wealthy and giving it to the poor! BOO HOO! its not the wealthy people's fault that the poor people are poor!

— 68.✗.✗.238

September 28, 2010, 10:34am

It's funny how the Republicans are first to cry "WAAAH,YOUR TAKING ALL MY MONEY" at the idea of democrat "handouts for the poor". HAHAHA what a myth. How about BILLION DOLLAR BAILOUTS to the fattest republicans in the world on Wall Street to save greedy corporations from themselves. Or funding pointless wars to line the pockets a of a few corporations. Doesn't it make sense to create a a smart labor force by creating programs for those disadvantaged, by no fault of their own? A smart society is a competitive one. I am sure China loves the greedy republicans selfish ideology as they think only of themselves "the earnest and just". This mentality will surely allow China to outstep the US in every way!!!! Stop thinking about your future bank account and consider the country you are creating for your children and future generations.

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September 25, 2010, 2:15pm

Looking at the larger picture, politics has become a matter of control. Everyone is looking out merely for themselves. Political differences between the parties are used to sway the masses. Control of the media is now the primary factor in deciding which party has the most popular support. Half truths, untruths and out of context material flow from our media. The purported beliefs of each party are used as selling factors but are merely a means to achieving power. It takes money to control the media. The super rich and the large Corporations have the money and thus ultimately control the media and our politics. The internet has helped to return some of this control to the general population but is so filled with dis-information that it has in effect neutralized itself. Logic needs to prevail and the best of both parties needs to be combined to form a middle of the road party that can bring this country back on track. Our self perpetuating ruination of this country needs to be stopped

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September 19, 2010, 6:40am

What is interesting to me also is when I watch videos of interviews with democrats (see Jan Hefeld sp?) He uses the Socratic Method of interviewing. Democrats being self proclaimed intellectuals should flock to this logic based (see philosophy 101) interview style, but instead almost every time they become enraged and shout out obscenities. The democrats seem to often refer to civilized society, this in turn brings up higher language skills and therefore you would thing that baser language or street language (the f word etc) would be to their disdain; but on the contrary if you watch his videos, when they are faced with simple questions they evade them for fear that it is a "trap" and at the end of the interview resort to calling the interviewer an a hole or saying f you etc. Why? See philosophy 101 in any argument you start with agreeing on a premise and go from there. They wont agree to the first premise, I believe, because they know their thinking is flawed and they don't want to go

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