The Ideal GOP Moderate.
I have said before, I hate the term “RINO.” I am a conservative, but I don’t like litmus tests because then it begs the question, were does one cease to be a conservative and become a RINO? That being said, I understand and agree with many of the frustrations of moderate Republicans like John McCain, but then I saw a video of a moderate I | Read More »
The 11th Commandment, Conservatives, and Moderates.
“Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.” -President Ronald Reagan. President Reagan never spoke poorly about any Republican. He was always loyal to the party, no matter how poorly some of the more liberal Republicans treated President Reagan, he was always civil and even heaped praise on them and their leadership. When President Ford won the Republican nomination in 1976, then Governor Reagan | Read More »
I Hate and I Mean HATE The “RINO” Label.
Since when did we become the party of ideological purity and personal destruction? I am discouraged when I see good conservatives tag Republicans with the “RINO” label, in fact, it makes me fear that we will fall into the same trap the Democrats did throughout the first half of this decade. In 2006, Joe Lieberman was effectively tossed out of the Democrats. This proud liberal | Read More »