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Happy Birthday GOP!

Click here to read about the 155th anniversary of the Republican Party

On March 20, 1854, fifty-eight civil rights activists called for all opponents of slavery to unite in a new organization, to be called “the Republican Party.” This name had a past as well as a future, since Thomas Jefferson and many other Founders had called themselves “Republicans.”

Someone may want to remind the Republican National Committee, whose website makes no mention of this.

They’re not returning my calls.

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