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"Walking the Planks" - a regimists reaction to the Iowa GOP draft Platform

Our revolution is driving this guy crazy... so you know Iowa GOP is doing somethin' right!

"But if you take a look at the document as a whole, the birth certificate requirement is far from the crankiest of provisions. It calls for the abolition of the federal Departments of Agriculture, Education, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Health and Human Services, Energy, Interior, Labor, and Commerce. It demands a phase-out of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid and immediate provisions to make Social Security voluntary. Though it’s a bit confusing on this point, it seems to call for the abolition of public education, or, as it often refers to them, “government schools.” It calls for U.S. withdrawal from the United Nations and the repeal of all hate crimes and non-discrimination legislation. It endorses a Fetal Personhood Amendment. It demands permanent restriction of total federal spending to 10% of GDP (the draconian right-wing Cut, Cap and Balance Act would limit it to 19.9% of GDP), and reversal of the Supreme Court precedents that made possible the New Deal and civil rights laws."


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"Fetal Personhood Amendment"?

Oh, brother. There they go again.

just remember

Ed Kilgore writes for the same POS AIPAC whoredom's rag: The New Republic(an), alongside that lunatic POS Jamie PUKEchick.

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist, a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute, and a Special Correspondent for The New Republic.

so none of this should come as a surprise.

and of course, the idiot L vs.R liberals are only clinging onto the portion about verifying place of birth for POTUS candidacy, even though that is explicitly required by the Constitution, is considered "Birther language" to them.

what a bunch of pukes.


Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Ending public schooling

My wife is a teacher in the public schools, so I constantly get to hear about the bureaucratic mess it is and the mess it creates. I was fired up to see that the draft calls for an eventual end to government schooling. I have been concerned that there has been absolutely no drive from anybody to actually get rid of such a massive socialistic nightmare.

"You must be frank with the world; frankness is the child of honesty and courage...Never do anything wrong to make a friend or keep one...Above all do not appear to others what you are not" - Robert E. Lee, CSA

Capping at 20% is draconian

but we want 10% (ideally we want 0% ;P), but the author fails to mention what percentage of GDP of government spending IS NOT draconian. Of course after words you go reductio ad absurdum to prove this dude is an economic dunce. Say he set this mythical number at 30%. Why 30%? Why not 40%? 30% is a draconic spending cut. If he then relents, then we say 40% is draconic. The burden of proof is on him since he claimed that 20% (that the spineless Republicans want) is 'draconian'. He has to define draconian. Of course this exercise would get us to 100% of GDP = Government spending. Only then, can he relent. Only then can he say, we are fine this is not draconic. Only then, do we find his true goal.

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That is awesome; I hope they

That is awesome; I hope they actually get officials to support it and implement parts of it -referring to the planks. I thought the author of the article along with many of those who made comments are totally dependent on the Federal Government; for if they are not, then they sure are scared of Liberty.