There is no question that the Republican Party has righties; as do the Democrats have their lefties. However they do not equally cancel each other out.
Will Rogers said, “I do not belong to an organized political party. I am a Democrat.”
The impact/result of this will be that the moderate Republican will stay home on Election Day in November. And the 20 percent Independent vote will go Democrat.
Concerned about a current issue? Want to share your point of view? We want to hear from you. Send a letter to the Editor. Click here!
With an 80 percent Imperial Valley Mexican population, now comes the hard work of getting them to become citizens. Even harder is to convince Mexicans to register to vote. Still hardest is to get them to the polls. And “Republican Jim” says that I have it easy.
Some Korean War veterans have taken issue with me for calling that action a war of choice. Surely our braves G.I.’s fought and died to keep South Korea noncommunist and somewhat free. Still though, it had nothing to do with our homeland’s freedom, liberty or safety.
This just in: First they tried to dismantle Medicare. Now the Republicans are going after Social Security. Next they will attempt to privatize the military. The soldiers can hold bake sales and car washes on the weekends.