In response to some on this forum who think running RINOs is A. OK because the ends justify the means, I dedicate this thread to how RINOs have screwed us.
I say don't cut off the nose to spite the face because in the end you will get screwed anyway.
Please post any examples you can find. I will start.
It's bad enough that New Jersey is a "blue state", populated by believers in the saving power of the omnipresent government. We have a smattering of GOP strongholds, towns that understand what it is like to work for a living.
But when they elect RINOs (Republicans In Name Only) I can only wonder why they have abdicated their responsibility to the principles of limited government, federalism, and lower taxes.
The Waxman-Markey Cap & Tax (they call it "Cap and Trade") legislation squeaked through the House tonight, with the help of three GOP congressional representatives from New Jersey. What were these turkeys thinking? It's OK to raise energy prices for every American? It's desirable to limit the choices we have when we want to heat our homes?
Remember these turncoats:
Leonard Lance (NJ-7)
Frank LoBiondo (NJ-2)
Christopher Smith (NJ-4)
They voted against you. They voted to raise your taxes. They voted to increase the price of your electricity. They voted to take away your ability to choose which car you can drive. The Heritage Foundation estimates that your electric bill will increase by $3900 per year if this legislation is enacted. Do you have an extra $3900 lying around? I don't. Other studies indicate that rolling blackouts and power shortages will result from the need to cap the emission of CO2 from power plants.
Yeah, but Ron Paul's a nut.