Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Dem Lawmaker: GOP Can Save Itself By Being More Democrat

June 24, 2013 by  

Representative Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.) has set about on an odd mission: saving the Republican Party by urging members of the GOP to support Democrat legislative proposals.

Wait, what?

Rangel argued on FOX News over the weekend that if conservatives didn’t support an amnesty-laden immigration effort, the Republican Party would likely dissolve in coming years.


 

“I would hate for them to see themselves just go out of business and we don’t have this competitive form of ideas in our great country,” he said. “It’s the right thing for the country, and it certainly is a right thing to make certain we have two parties competing against each other.”

Rangel said that conservatives have pushed back against amnesty for mostly racist reasons.

“There are many people from States that are not very friendly to new Americans, or the possibility that we have new Americans,” Rangel surmised during the interview.

While Rangel’s remarks seem bizarre at least, he is echoing an opinion made recently by fellow Democrat Bob Menendez of New Jersey. Menendez also believes the GOP is endangering its future by not catering to Hispanics.

Of course, why wouldn’t Democrats want a whole GOP made up of RINOs like Senator John McCain of Arizona, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and upcoming Democrat-in-training Marco Rubio of Florida. Many conservatives, however, would likely argue that eliminating lawmakers like the aforementioned would strengthen the GOP and reinvigorate its truly conservative base.

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Dem Lawmaker: GOP Can Save Itself By Being More Democrat”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

  • Pingback: Chicagoland Mayor Ditches Bloomberg Gun Grabbers; Rangle Wrangles The GOP; Snowden Pardon Petition Hits Target; Jim Carrey’s Krazy Gun Control Tweets — Personal Liberty Digest ™ P.M. Edition 6-24-2013 : Personal Liberty Digest™

  • Pingback: Chicagoland Mayor Ditches Bloomberg Gun Grabbers; Rangle Wrangles The GOP; Snowden Pardon Petition Hits Target; Jim Carrey’s Krazy Gun Control Tweets — Personal Liberty Digest™ P.M. Edition 6-24-2013 : Personal Liberty Digest™

  • http://PersonalLiberty Jim

    Don’t you mean “increasing it’s truly racist base”?

    • Ron r

      I just mean out of touch.

  • Ron r

    I find it strange that once a conservative /republican decides to do what they were sent to congress to do (make laws) they are labled RINO by the far reich , who just talk loud and do nothing. Imagration was ok when Reagan opened the gates and his party got the votes from a grateful Hispanic Comunity. No one knew that the Republican Party would cast Hispanics intrest aside except for the few in the 1or 2 % . That act in itself is indicative of both the right and far right of the party from reconstruction untill the civil rights law of the early 60s. Because when the Kennedy’s stood in solidarity with the king family after kings arrest , MLK sr. who was a known republican (and rightfully so) switched parties and supported JFK. This happended during the time people like Ronald Reagan were in the process of leaving the Democratic Party. This time last year both Rubio and Christy were the darlings of the party, then Rubio , holds talks that include members of the opposition party like he is suppose to do and now he is a traitor , Christy looks out for the people of New Jersey like he is suppose to do , but he has the nerve to shake the hand of the black Muslim ,Kenyan. Otherwise known as democrat president so now he is a so called RINO. Th facts are that Christy is a politician who can place the citizenry over politics. While guys like Rubio ,Cruz , and Paul are whatever the far right wants them to be. Sound bite machines,and idiot conspiracy ,and hate mongers. All in the name of what they beleive the constitution to be. It why they consider themselves patriots and all who disagree with them militants.

  • Don miller

    How about starting a new party we the people party everyone of these senators and congress should loose their jobs when their election comes up every last one not just a few cause it’s obvious their not going to listen to their constituants and that’s what their job is heaven forbid they do something like that they’ve made it clear to us they have no intention of doing what the American people want only what they think is best for us and we the people know they don’t have a clue

  • Ron r

    Term limits is the answer,congress with out term limits is treasonist .

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.