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To: Zhang Fei
Let Lincoln’s party cease to exist as practical political entity.

Excuse me, but freeing the slaved did exactly the same thing economically as does amnesty. Moreover, Lincoln made his name in Illinois doing eminent domain deals for barge companies and railroads. He was a definite corporate progressive, as was the Republican Party as a whole until the time of Coolidge. Conservatism as we see it is in fact an aberration in the history of the Republican Party.

31 posted on 07/03/2013 6:56:35 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to be managed by central planning.)
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To: Carry_Okie
Your assessment of Lincoln and the Republicans is correct. My preference is that a new conservative based party, maybe started with help from Mark Levin and Sarah Palin, come into being. I would love to join a truly conservative, states rights oriented party that had no stench of Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and the other progressives.
94 posted on 07/04/2013 7:01:23 AM PDT by Jay Redhawk (Go Cowboys!)
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To: Carry_Okie
Excuse me, but freeing the slaved did exactly the same thing economically as does amnesty.

The difference is that slaves were brought over against their will. The illegal immigrants on the other hand, came willingly, and broke our nation's laws and jeopardized our national security in the process.
169 posted on 07/04/2013 6:14:48 PM PDT by af_vet_rr
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