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Updated: September 28, 2013 6:10AM



GOP understands
government is evil

The GOP is constantly under fire for the stance of “no” on Obama’s policies. I am here to say that there is a good reason for that: He has terrible policies!

People want to label the GOP as unfair, uncaring, negative, unfeeling toward the poor etc. I for one am tired of hearing it.

Not all Republicans are perfect by a long shot, but the fundamental beliefs of the party are what is important. The number one belief is small government.

Liberals love to take that stance and twist and spin it into “Republicans only want to help their rich buddies” or “GOP doesn’t care about the poor” or “They want to send jobs overseas” or all the other hogwash I hear on a regular basis.

When all Obama wants to do is grow government, of course the GOP should fight it, because that’s what they are voted in to do.

Why not grow government? Because as Reagan said, “government is inherently evil.” Government is not a nameless entity but a collection of human beings and, what’s worse, politicians who are plagued with all the frailties and weaknesses of all humans.

But unlike normal humans, politicians’ weaknesses are rained down upon the governed and given enough time can ruin even as great a nation as the USA.

So every time the GOP wants to slow down the government growth I say, Yes.

Rick Brooks

Union Mills



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