- "A people that values its privileges above its principles
soon loses both."
- -- Dwight Eisenhower
- The Republican Party has long pursued a path contrary
from its heritage. Under President George W Bush, that direction has cumulated
in a repudiation of traditional conservative principles. Any honest conservative
maintains a core roster of values and policies that reflect their passionate
support for the Republic. Belief in limited central government, the rule
of law, fiscal responsibility, a free enterprise economy and national defense
are essential positions. Despite, lip service to these ideals, the Bush
administration has systematically turned its back on those standards and
has chartered a course that inevitably will preside over the death of our
- In addition to the presidency, the Republican Party has
control of the House of Representatives and a majority in the Senate. There
are no valid excuses left. Where is the beef? The events of September 11,
2001 were tragic, but hardly provides justification to abandon our Constitution
or deploy the military to every corner of the globe. The security of the
United States is not enhanced under perceptual intervention and permanent
war. The Presidency is meant to lead the country, not to transform the
nation into an empire.
- President Bush has overseen an expansion of the federal
government, that no Democratic administration could accomplish. His use
of executive orders has only increased the scope and reach of central authority.
Resonantly absent are any efforts to enact fundamental conservative policies.
Appointments and procedures all reinforce and expand a dominant role of
bureaucratic agencies over local jurisdictions. The defense of liberty
has been forsaken and is the ultimate causality of the Bush legacy.
- Allowing this betrayal to continue would, amiably be
giving consent to the lost of our inherited way of life. Defending the
civil liberties of individual citizens was always a basic component of
genuine conservative principles. Bush has turned his back on the most important
purpose that made America distinct from other countries. "We the People"
clearly establishes that governments exists to serve, not control. George
W Bush does not deserve another term as president. His re-election risks
a coronation and unending despotism.
- Presidential elections have been reduced to selecting
between approved candidates. Both major parties practice the same anointing
course. Yet, the primary process still offers the opportunity to focus
the national debate, within the party preference contest. The significance
of challenging an incumbent lies in the proving the "emperor has no
clothes". Most politicians are obsessed with attaining the office
they seek. Many primary nominees are seeking a stage to advance their platform.
And even once in a long while, you find a Statesman who seeks to reinstate
the real national interest.
- Redress of grievances, are seldom heard. During a primary
charges become public. Restitution and restoration can be voiced, while
visions for returning to our constitutional republic can be presented.
Party members and delegates can be tested to chose - raw power politics
- or principled purpose. Americans can view that meaningful change is possible,
only through reform. Bush would not get a free ride, he would be obliged
to debate or be seen as above mere mortals. Republicans would be pressed
to follow their true roots or concede that have become and now only promote
- internationalism, multiculturalism and imperial empire.
- Since purging the traditional wing of bona fide conservatives,
the GOP has adopted the neocon policies that are a direct extension of
Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt. Serious defenders of America understand
that Bush and his cronies are proponents of globalism. If our ranks are
expunged from party membership, the haven of a third party requires consideration.
Majorities need to include their own voices of conscience or bear the responsibility
of dissolution from their morals and purpose. The United States has squandered
the "good will" of a generous people. Bush has isolated America
from the rest of the world. His drive for interdependence has been discredited,
as he pursues a course of conquest. His claims of liberation of foreign
lands, have the cost of forsaking and honoring our own liberty, here on
- Third parties may not become the avenue to the oval office,
but supporting such movements retain the authenticity of righteousness.
Just look what kind of government we received under a 'so called' conservative?
The Republican Party needs to change and renew or their tenure in power
will end in disaster. The "war on terror" has become the annihilate
of dissent. When Bush says he will track down all those who make war on
America, he really is saying that everyone must accept his form of rule
or become an enemy of the state. That is not traditional conservatism,
and Bush is no conservative.
- Republican Congressmen Ron Paul and Tom Tancredo have
been ostracized from the Bush GOP. They are both legitimate and proven
conservatives. That is the very reason they are scorned within their own
party. They represent the true America and deserve our support in confronting
the pretender conservative. A ticket with the constitutionalist Ron Paul
at the head would directly challenge the cozy corporate government union
that replaced free enterprise. He would insist that the Federal Reserve
be abolished, thus liberating our economy from the curse of debt created
- Tom Tancredo would secure our nation and put an end to
"Open Borders". This is the single most important public policy
that will lessen the threat from aliens, who are hostile and willing to
do harm to our citizens. Under Bush guarding our borders means scrutiny
for those who want to leave, while smiling at those who rush to enter.
Tancredo embodies the common sense pro American viewpoint that only a politician
of courage would dare demonstrate.
- A litany of policy positions are not necessary to support
a Paul/Tancredo ticket. Only a profound commitment to stop the madness
of George, the man who would be king. Pressure from within the Republican
Party will have the great advantage of slowing down the rush into the abyss.
Voters deserve and warrants a real alternative. The GOP, especially needs
the opportunity to remember their true purpose. It has been obvious that
Republicans are unable to retain the majority, and rule as conservatives.
They need to hear this message loud and clear. Ron Paul and Tom Tancredo
are the only elected officials that have the credibility, courage and honor
to carry this fight into the camp of their own party.
- Policies that Pat Buchanan advocate would not cause world
animosity, but George Bush's administration has achieved "America
the Isolated". Paul and Tancredo will carry on the same America First
tradition that Buchanan championed, but will add the stature of being members
of the U.S. Congress, to their candidacy. The prospects that haunts us
all, is a country run under the "Patriot Act", guarded by "Homeland
Security" with a constant "War on Terror" being waged upon
American citizens. That is George Bush's formula for our future. Put an
end to his term as President, he deserves an early retirement. Support
Paul and Trancredo - real Americans.
- "...a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles...is
- to preserve the blessings of liberty and keep a government
- -- Benjamin Franklin
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