Lodinews.com

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Republican Party is headed in the wrong direction

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 11:11 am, Fri Nov 30, 2012.

The Republicans lost the election due to stupidity. When the Republican Party began courting the Christian vote in the 1970s, they went from promoting a better republic for the American people to making laws to force the rest of the country to conform to the religious beliefs and Biblical interpretation of one segment of the Christian community.

It's sad to think of the millions of dollars that have gone to reversing Roe vs. Wade and fighting same-sex marriage that could have been used to promote jobs, build more rehab centers, care for our ever-increasing homeless population, getting the mentally ill off the streets, or other causes that actually help the American people. The truth is that abortion and homosexuality are not the cause of moral and social decay in America — hate, discrimination and intolerance are.

Americans had to choose between two evils in November and they choose higher taxes, poor economy and another step towards socialism over the loss of personal freedom and human rights. Yes, that choice will backfire, but when the choice is between bad and worse, there is always a downside.

Diane Kline

Lodi

Comments have been disabled.

Recent Comments

Posted Yesterday by roy bitz.

article: Lodi City Council votes to increase ele…

Another three two vote against rate payers. This one is even more upsetting as two of the three voters are lame ducks. Why would they try…

More...

Posted Yesterday by Todd Cronin.

article: Letter: Nurse’s strike is a sham, disgr…

I know EXACTLY who Fielding Mellish is! Love his New Orleans Jazz Band! As for the rest of your post, a thank you to me is in order for us…

More...

Posted Yesterday by Todd Cronin.

article: Letter: Nurse’s strike is a sham, disgr…

WOW eddy Not to hep on the concept of sarcasm and parody are you. And, what is spamful about my post?

More...

Posted Yesterday by Kenneth Huntley.

article: Lodi City Council votes to increase ele…

Isn't it a Conflict of Interest for Larry Hanson as a city council member to vote for anything to do with our city's electricity? I have re…

More...

Posted Yesterday by Jien Kaur.

article: Joe Guzzardi: Is it time for Nancy Pelo…

The downfall of a representative government. Maybe the United States should change to a direct democracy. In the case of San Francisco th…

More...

Video

Popular Stories

Poll

Loading…

Your News

News for the community, by the community.

Featured Events

CREATE AN EVENT

Mailing List

Subscribe to a mailing list to have daily news sent directly to your inbox.

  • Breaking News

    Would you like to receive breaking news alerts? Sign up now!

  • News Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily news headlines? Sign up now!

  • Sports Updates

    Would you like to receive our daily sports headlines? Sign up now!

Manage Your Lists