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Barry Goldwater, the father of American conservativism, predicted Rick Santorum

But did they listen? Nope. They did not listen.

This graphic is from MoveOn.org and it almost breaks your heart to know that we could be having a much more reasonable debate about the path forward for America if the Republican party had listened to Barry Goldwater all those years ago:

Mark my word, if and when these preachers get control of the [Republican] party, and they’re sure trying to do so, it’s going to be a terrible damn problem. Frankly, these people frighten me. Politics and governing demand compromise. But these Christians believe they are acting in the name of God, so they can’t and won’t compromise.…
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Quote of the day – Wendell Berry on government

This quote by Wendell Berry seems to sum up the feelings of most Americans right now.

I wish to testify that in my best moments I am not aware of the existence of the government. Though I respect and feel myself dignified by the principles of the Declaration and the Constitution, I do not remember a day when the thought of the government made me happy, and I never think of it without the wish that it might become wiser and truer and smaller than it is.…
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Quote of the Day

Obama is not a brown-skinned, anti-war socialist who gives away free healthcare. You’re thinking of Jesus.

— John Fugelsang, stand-up comedian

I’m just sayin’……

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