Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend 2 (2 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   No comments

Exclusive to OpEdNews:
OpEdNews Op Eds

RNC CHAIR SAYS HIS PARTY CAN'T BE TRUSTED

By (about the author)     Permalink       (Page 1 of 1 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) ; , Add Tags  (less...) Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Become a Fan
  (6 fans)

RNC CHAIR SAYS HIS PARTY CAN’T BE TRUSTED

“The chairman of the Republican National Committee has confirmed what Democrats and millions of others frustrated with his party have probably been thinking for a while: the GOP can't be trusted.”  (from www.rawstory.com on Friday, Feb. 13th). 

On Glenn Beck's Fox News program Friday, brand new Republican Party Chairman, Michael Steele, said. "The reality of it is, you are absolutely right. You have absolutely no reason, none, to trust our word or our actions at this point."

The context of the discussion centered on the spending spree that’s been approved in Washington in the last six months.  Steele was apologetic to the American people for allowing what he called “socialism” to occur in America and warning Republican senators who support Obama’s stimulus plan that they would be targeted for ouster in the next election cycle; so much for bi-partisan politics.

It’s revealing how those in Washington pick and choose what spending to support.  It says a lot about their character and their morals.  It’s this same group that never hesitated to spend what is now a trillion dollars on Iraq who now condemn spending money on Main Street Americans.  It’s these same congressmen who were against an increase in the minimum wage and expanding health insurance coverage for the millions of children who don’t have it, who also voted in favor of a near trillion dollar bailout of Wall Street.

What’s their answer to Obama’s stimulus plan?  Their own version would greatly increase the amount of tax cuts and reduce infrastructure projects.  Now wait a second.  Didn’t we just listen to two years of presidential campaigning in which ALL candidates, including Republicans, condemned “…the failed policies of the last eight years…”?

These policies don’t work.  We’ve seen their results.  Isn’t this more of the same “Stay the Course” strategy that typified the Bush White House?  Is this like the old cliché about insanity, i.e., doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results?  It’s time to change strategies.

Well, Steele has one thing right.  They can’t be trusted.  But, of course, it’s not just limited to their party.

 

A graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo with an MBA in 1980, John went into the banking business from 1981-1991. John went into the gymnastics business with his wife, with whom he has two children, in 1992 and grew it enough by (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon


Go To Commenting

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact Author Contact Editor View Authors' Articles

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

What is a Socialist Anyway?

Healthcare Forum a Big Success, But Reveals Divisions

The Civil Rights Act of 2010?

Two opposing viewpoints of Obama's speech in light of the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this article has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
No comments