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Republican Party Missteps

 

The GOP 2016 platform is 66 pages long. That is a lot or promises to break.

The Libertarian Party (LP) is:

General comments

Freedom and opportunity are WE THE PEOPLE taking action. Govít is NOT the answer, nor the solution.

Conservative social values do NOT reflect all US citizens and residents. It is wrong to use govít to enforce personal (conservative) values upon others.

 

The Republican Party (R) advocates the following:

Item #2016 GOP PlatformMy Postion
1 Country is exceptional Our Freedom and the Free Market make the United States exceptional
2 Constitution should be honored, valued, and upheld Yes, with a return to strong, sovereign states.
3 Leaders should serve people, not special interests Yes. And our public debate MUST be much better.
4 Families and communities should be strong and free from government intrusion 100% agreement
5 Institution of traditional marriage is the foundation of society Relationships are highly personal decisions. I do NOT need govít permission.
6Government should be smaller, smarter and more efficient Yes, much smaller
7 Health care decisions should be made by us and our doctors Govít MUST fully-remove itself from the Patient-Provider relationship.
8 Paychecks should not be wasted on poorly run government programs 100% agreement
9 Military must be strong and prepared to defend our shores Security is best served by diplomacy... never via military adventurism
10 Culture should respect and protect life Personal values and decisions MUST never be dictated by govít.
11 Children should never be left in failing schools Education is one of many local decisions. Close the federal Dept of Education.
12 Veterans should have the best care and opportunities in the world Our veterans should be made whole from combat/service injuries.
The Veterans Admin should become part of the Dept of Defense.
13 Social programs should help lift people out of poverty Each citizen must increase his skills/value to increase his standard of living.
Govít-created Socialism is NOT part of this process.
14 America should be energy independent Energy producers in the Free Market should NOT be burdened by onerous regulations.

 

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