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  • shakey1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:44 PM
    That should be his undoing... you'd think.
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  • shakey1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:40 PM
    Once in office he'll start kissing Israeli a$$.
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  • shakey1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:36 PM
    Seriously???????????????
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  • shakey1's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 11:34 PM
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  • shakey1's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 10:51 PM
    It’s complicated. :upsidedown:
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  • shakey1's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 10:15 PM
    Oprah????
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  • shakey1's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 09:56 PM
    There’s still time for Clit-on to swoop in and save the day. :bigpoo:
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 06:11 PM
    In a free market, you stop supporting a product/service whenever the quality or price of that product/service doesn't suit your demand. That's when you find another good product/service that's in competition and meets your demand. That's the beauty of voluntary associations. There comes a point where an organization becomes so far removed from its core principles or promises that it no longer is worthy of patronage. It has become so corrupt that trying to clean up its corruption becomes a waste of time. The Republican Party is just at that state. You can stay and try return them to their principles, values, etc., but it will only be rape. They don't want certain views and ideas to permeate their party, and the infrastructure is such that they fend off any reformation that seeks to usurp their power. That doesn't produce any tangible results, either. The fact that Ron Paul Forums, of all places, is infested with Trump supporters reveals whom has influenced whom in the Republican Party. It's not the neoconservatives who have compromised on their principles; it's those who claim to be Ron Paul supporters. You haven't changed a thing in the Republican Party, but the party has changed you. This isn't Ted Cruz Forums. This isn't Ben Carson Forums. This isn't Mike Huckabee Forums. This is Ron Paul Forums. I'm not going to apologize because we're in a place where there's a high standard of expectation for consistency in the principles of small government, sound money, a noninterventionist foreign policy, and most of all, the protection of human life at all stages of development. You guys have forgotten where you are. Supporting candidates like Donald Trump is not going to change a damn thing on the federal level because people like Donald Trump don't care about libertarian principles. They say what they want to get what they want, plain and simple. Some of you are so desperate to be relevant on the federal level that you're willing to eat the crumbs on the floor of the Republican Party. And in chewing on their scraps, they ignore you to go about business as usual, waiting every 4 years to give you a plate at their table just to remind you of "what a good boy you've been." So, like our Founding Fathers did when they dissembled themselves from England and formed their own independence, there is no retreat; there is simply the reemergence of a better order, founded on sure principles in which the last organization failed to uphold or ended up hating.
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 05:36 PM
    No. I can't find any document where any of the Founders attributed their ideas of a free, Constitutional republic to other religious worldviews such as Humanism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, or any other one. They were pretty zealous that they founded the country on the principles of the Christian Faith. I think they feared more of one denomination becoming the dominant sect over the federal government than they were of another faith (like Humanism or Islam) taking over.
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  • Aratus's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 01:08 AM
    this is not total hyperbole.... however, we won't know the extent of this until SUPERTUESDAY.
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  • Aratus's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 12:57 AM
    cool. i'm searching for youtubes of the debate that had the good NYC mayor in it... it got lively
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  • Aratus's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 12:56 AM
    bump
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  • Aratus's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 12:55 AM
    let me guess... you just might be gettin a tad political down the road... as in thinking about a public office run? this is going to be a platform?
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  • shakey1's Avatar
    02-24-2020, 12:06 AM
    Quite the OP... hang in there.
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-23-2020, 09:20 PM
    That makes absolutely no sense. Why would a Muslim join a political party with explicit Christian beliefs in its platform? They could just form their own Sharia Party instead. But if you change the language to just "religion," then that opens the door to all sorts of religions, besides Islam. And based on whose religious beliefs become the majority view within that party, all due to the idea that "freedom of religion" is just a blanket statement for the inclusion of all religious beliefs, then it could very well evolve into a party of Sharia law advocates. But our founders didn't define "religion" in the general sense that we understand today. In their time, "religion" was synonymous with "denomination" or "sect," within the context of Christianity. There's simply no way our founders would have interpreted "religion" as giving way to what they would call "Mohammedans," in some general idea of "religion." That's just anachronistic.
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-23-2020, 09:08 PM
    I do my work on the city and county levels because that's where true civic change starts. Our republic holds to the view that the States and the people of the States have more power than the federal government, after all.
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-23-2020, 08:58 PM
    Yeah, and keep on supporting a party that hasn't worked to stop the slaughter of the unborn, hasn't brought our troops home from unconstitutional occupations, continues to devalue our currency (which is called an abomination in Scripture, by the way), increases subsidies to corporations all the while criticizing Democrats for increasing welfare spending, supports more intrusions into our privacy, has no interest in balancing our federal budget nor auditing the Federal Reserve, and has increased the size and scope of government that it's hard to tell if they're run by Democrats or not. Your work is in vain.
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-23-2020, 08:39 PM
    The reason why the CP is so small is because so many conservatives think that a vote for the CP is a vote for the Democrats. That mentality is the whip which the GOP uses to keep conservatives in check and loyal to their party, which does not have their principles in mind, especially as it relates to the sanctity of life. The GOP doesn't need to change its position on anything because it understands that as long as it does "the dog & pony show" for conservatives and "whisper sweet nothings into their ears" during Presidential campaigns, they'll never leave for parties like the CP. Like I've told you before, you're being played by the Republican Party, and you refuse to see it because you've compromised your ethics, Swordsmyth.
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-23-2020, 08:27 PM
    No, you migrate to places where your ideas can flourish and grow with likeminded people, such as you suggested in supporting the Constitution Party.
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-23-2020, 08:21 PM
    You're not hijacking anything. They don't want true liberty-conscious people inside their party. Just look at how they turned against Dr. Ron Paul twice when he ran, and they used the mainstream media to do it in epic proportions. Case in point:
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  • shakey1's Avatar
    02-23-2020, 07:58 AM
    Obummer didn’t much care for whistleblowers.
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  • shakey1's Avatar
    02-21-2020, 10:40 PM
    ... kinda what I was thinking.
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  • shakey1's Avatar
    02-21-2020, 10:10 PM
    Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em... while you can.
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-21-2020, 09:37 PM
    Where are all the Trump supporters to defend him on this issue? :confused:
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-20-2020, 06:22 PM
    He's not getting us out because if that was his intention, then he could've done it by now. I don't want to hear your excuses why he didn't, either, because at this point, you're nothing more than a Trump apologist. If Trump does get us out of Afghanistan, then that's a step in the right direction, but it's only a fraction of a start. I don't need new reasons to hate Trump because I don't hate Trump. There are plenty of reasons to show that he's not as conservative as people like you try to paint him out to be, from his approval to continue funding Planned Parenthood to his asinine appointments, such as John Bolton.
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-20-2020, 06:08 PM
    If you believe the man who said the following truly has plans to get us our of Afghanistan, then I have a church to sell you in Saudi Arabia:
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  • Theocrat's Avatar
    02-20-2020, 05:57 PM
    Trump is evil because he doesn't honor his oaths, which makes him a liar. When he makes decisions, he doesn't consult the Constitution, and furthermore, he doesn't listen to the wisdom from God's word (you know, that Book that Trump claims is his favorite book in the world). If a man can't keep his word, then he's not worthy of high praise and regard. Period. And Donald Trump has not upheld his oath of office to support and defend the U.S. Constitution, especially in matters of foreign affairs. So, I'll say again that Donald J. Trump is evil, and if you can't see that, then you've compromised on your ethics. No one is saying that Christians shouldn't work with Republicans and sinners, but there needs to be an objective standard by which any policy initiative is justified by a Biblical standard of limited government, protection of privacy and property, and especially, the preservation of life.
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