Thursday, January 10, 2019

These are not your grandfather's Democrats


The Democrats' obstinate refusal to fund a physical barrier on our southern border is the starkest illustration yet that they are no longer a political party dedicated to the protection and prosperity of the United States. The party has been captured by cultural Marxists who are radically hostile to America's founding principles, its history, and its people. It's no exaggeration to recognize the reality that the Democratic Party is engaged in an ideological war against the historic American nation, which the party's members despise.

Post-Civil War Democrats fashioned themselves as champions of America's working classes and defenders the freedoms contained in the Bill of Rights. Those Democrats were patriotic and believed that while the founders' promise had yet to be fully realized, their ideals of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" were profound and sacred truths.............

...............consider how the Democrats turned their backs on labor unions, once the surest path to the middle class for men and women who worked with their hands and backs.  The Dems threw unions under the bus in favor of radical environmentalists who oppose coal mining, oil drilling, and pipelines. Those high-paying jobs were sacrificed by the Democrats to the false god of global warming.  ............Committed civil libertarians were also jettisoned by the Democrats............ This is the reason why the Democrats are so adamantly opposed to a physical barrier on the border – not because they believe that it doesn't work, but because they know that it does........Read more

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