26 May '14, 2am

A summary of US politics

Let me guess, they say, "Read my lips, no new taxes" on them. Guess they blew their wad fighting against Tea Party and liberty types in taxpayer funded primaries recently and now they've called on their throwback boy to do a pitch to the diminishing party base. If I were inclined to donate to the RNC (which I'm not), I'd just send them the money and tell them to hold the smelly socks. While I'm a republican party delegate in my state and county, I only hold membership dues in my district's party. Until the state and national leadership starts recognizing and accepting that the party base wants a turn away from status quo garbage, I'm withholding. I only donate to politicians or candidates in the mold of Rand Paul and Justin Amash but I will show up to the state conventions to vote for legitimate national delegates and/or when state party leadership is up for election. Fina...

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