The brightest future for our towns, cities, states and indeed our nation is found within the Republican Party. While the Republican Party is diverse in thoughts and opinions there is a common thread of values founded in the strength of the individual and the responsibilities we each hold as citizens and neighbors.
Make no mistake there are fringe elements in both the Republican Party and the Democratic Party. The fringe road to the liberal left or the conservative right are not the paths to follow. Both are narrow paths of division and intolerance.
The strength of our nation is found in the roots of our being. We are a melting pot of cultures, beliefs and opinions. The founding fathers understood the strength found in unification, walking not a narrow path but a wide path of inclusion and protection for an individual’s thoughts, beliefs and responsibilities.
Found in our Constitution and Bill of Rights are protections for individuals of diverse opinion. The founding fathers recognized the need for limits on government. They included restrictions with a system of checks and balances designed to insure the preservation of the inalienable rights of the citizens.
Today, too many folks look to government as our strength and not to the individual citizens. Today we find leaders willing to divide our citizens into special interest groups each with their hand out for government support. Pandering politicians picking the pockets of taxpayers to pad a base of support is no way to run government. Our goal should be to unify and build together a stronger foundation to support a better future.
The solution for inefficient government is not found in a coalition of special interests. The special interests are the root of the problem, not the solution. The solution is found within each of us as individuals, the solution is found in our commonality, our responsibilities and our own efforts.
The very foundation of the Republican Party has always been built on the belief in the strength of the individual over government. This is why the best road for our future is found within the Republican Party. It is found in the grounded thinking of pragmatic conservatives. They provide a bonding commonality based on practical and reasonable logic with which to set policy.
If we are to prosper as a community or nation we can no longer embrace tax and spend government digging us deeper in debt, and reallocating our money for their special interest spending. It is time to endorse and elect logical, realistic and reasonable thinkers. Reasonable budgets are like household budgets they must be constructed with common sense, leaders must be pragmatic. Their budgets should have limits just as your household has limits after all it really is your money.
It is time to elect pragmatic conservatives to serve in government. It is time for a realistic approach to spending. We need a common sense practical approach, our budgets should be based on logical rational facts. The time for budgets based on intentions, hopes and dreams is past it was the wrong road. It is time for pragmatic conservative Republicans.