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Republicans Endorse Platform Language to Dismantle Most of the Federal Government*

Comment by Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist and Patriot

Ah Dan my ever cynical libertarian amigo, nothing is forever and this is one hell of a platform to begin.

With some luck, perseverance and many years of non stop work, we will get this country going in the right direction.

The progressives don’t want the Constitution, they hate the 2nd and the 10th Amendment and are quite selective about what non prigs get to use as verbage.

Go with it my friend, it’s the only horse to ride.

That’s my story and I’m sticking to it, I’m J.C. and I approve this message.

Dan Mitchell

International Liberty and The Cato Institute

I wish the Republican Platform was binding.

Too bad it’s meaningless fluff

Why? Because the GOP, for all intents and purposes, has just proposed to eliminate the Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Department of Energy, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Health and Human Services, along with a host of other government programs, agencies, and departments.

More specifically, they endorsed the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which means they put themselves on record in favor of getting rid of all federal spending and intervention that is inconsistent with the Founding Fathers’ vision of a limited central government.

Here’s some of the story, as reported by The Hill, (More below)

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