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Republican "Leaders" Looking to Replace Specter with Noted Gun Banner

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posted on May, 7 2009 @ 04:53 PM
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Republican "Leaders" Looking to Replace Specter with Noted Gun Banner


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Some Republicans still don't understand why mainstream America is so upset with their Party.

Now that Sen. Arlen Specter has defected to the Democrat Party, many prominent Republicans are openly recruiting liberal Republicans to run against Specter.

And at the top of their list is Tom Ridge.

Ridge is the turncoat Republican whose vote was crucial in passing the semi-auto ban in 1994.

After having opposed a similar ban in 1991, then-Rep. Tom Ridge flip-flopped and teamed up with Charles Schumer (D-NY) to pass the semi-auto gun and magazine ban. The gun ban passed narrowly, 216 t
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posted on May, 7 2009 @ 04:53 PM
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This is one of the main problems with the Republican aprty, it does not represent what a Republican is all about anymore.

A Republican is an advocate of the REpublic, and who is against all forms of dictatorship.

A Republican is, or should be an American who agrees with the princliples, and rights given to all Americans by the forefathers of the Republic.

Instead Republicans are being replaced, or are acceptig principles, and ideas that are against the Republic.

In this case, the Republican party is trying to replace a seat which was lost to a Democrat who posed as a Republican, with a Liberal, or as now is being called Liberal Republican.

The whole Republican Party has been replaced by people who are against the principles the Republic was founded on.

Puting a man who is in favour of gun control in a Republican seat is a slap on the face of all real Republicans, and what the REpublic stands for.

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posted on May, 8 2009 @ 03:06 PM
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and the Republicans will be in for a very rude awakening come election time if they do this.

It used to be that folks would vote the "party" line, not any longer. I suspect that more people are changing to Independant or Libertarian and leaving BOTH parties.



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