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Things Republicans Believe 
4th-Aug-2007 12:06 pm
GOP Elephant
Things Republicans Believe
  • Being a drug addict is a moral failing and a crime, unless you're a conservative radio host. Then it's an illness and you need our prayers for your recovery.

  • The United States should get out of the United Nations, and our highest national priority is enforcing U.N. resolutions against Iraq.

  • Government should relax regulation of Big Business and Big Money but crack down on individuals who use marijuana to relieve the pain of illness.

  • "Standing Tall for America" means firing your workers and moving their jobs to India.

  • A woman can't be trusted with decisions about her own body, but multi-national corporations can make decisions affecting all mankind without regulation.

  • Jesus loves you, and shares your hatred of homosexuals and Hillary Clinton.

  • The best way to improve military morale is to praise the troops in speeches while slashing veterans' benefits and combat pay.

  • Group sex and drug use are degenerate sins unless you someday run for governor of California as a Republican.

  • If condoms are kept out of schools, adolescents won't have sex.

  • A good way to fight terrorism is to belittle our long-time allies, then demand their cooperation and money.

  • HMOs and insurance companies have the interest of the public at heart.

  • Providing health care to all Iraqis is sound policy. Providing health care to all Americans is socialism.

  • Global warming and tobacco's link to cancer are junk science, but creationism should be taught in schools.

  • Saddam was a good guy when Reagan armed him, a bad guy when Bush's daddy made war on him, a good guy when Cheney did business with him and a bad guy when Bush needed a "we can't find Bin Laden" diversion.

  • A president lying about an extramarital affair is an impeachable offense. A president lying to enlist support for a war in which thousands die is solid defense policy.

  • Government should limit itself to the powers named in the Constitution, which include banning gay marriages and censoring the Internet.

  • The public has a right to know about Hillary's cattle trades, but George Bush's driving record is none of our business.

  • You support states' rights, which means Attorney General John Ashcroft can tell states what local voter initiatives they have a right to adopt.

  • What Bill Clinton did in the 1960s is of vital national interest, but what Bush did in the '80s is irrelevant.

  • Trade with Cuba is wrong because the country is communist, but trade with China and Vietnam is vital to a spirit of international harmony.
Comments 
4th-Aug-2007 04:37 pm (UTC)
These are all great Jude, but my favorite is this one.

"Providing health care to all Iraqis is sound policy. Providing health care to all Americans is socialism."

When I heard they were wanting to provide Iraqi's medical care when Larry was unemployed and we we're literally begging for help to pay our COBRA payments I thought I'd blow a gasket! We can't get help but they'll use the tax dollars we pay in out of Larry's check, our $5,000 a year property tax and all the other taxes we have to pay to give the Iraqi's medical care.

What is wrong with this government?
4th-Aug-2007 05:52 pm (UTC)
Wow. Can I perhaps use this on my lj?

The best way to improve military morale is to praise the troops in speeches while slashing veterans' benefits and combat pay.


Oh that one got me. So, so true. I still shudder to remember what a good friend of mine went through coming home from Afghanistan and getting no help from the VA.

I constantly say I love my country, and everything the Constitution stands for, but not what the government does anymore.
4th-Aug-2007 07:35 pm (UTC)
Don't forget:

- Killing a cell in a petri dish is immoral, while killing hundreds of thousands in an unjust war is moral

- It's OK for divorced politians to champion the "sanctity of marriage"
5th-Aug-2007 04:58 pm (UTC)
I think that pretty much covers it. And the icon rocks too.
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