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08/12/2014 03:10 pm ET Updated Oct 12, 2014

Why You Should Vote Republican

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You should vote Republican if you think it is better for corporations to pay little or no taxes while hardworking Americans pay more.

You should vote Republican if you think privatizing roads and charging a toll to drive on them is better than raising gasoline taxes to support the highway system.

You should vote Republican if you believe the post office is responsible for its own bankruptcy rather than the Republican Congress that deliberately took millions from it.

You should vote Republican if you think taxpayers should subsidize private and charter schools while cutting funds to public education.

You should vote Republican if you think cutting taxes on the wealthy is more important than providing food stamps to the poor.

You should vote Republican if you want to continue to give tax subsidies to oil and gas companies that are making billions.

You should vote Republican if you think big banks should have fewer regulations so that their executives and stockholders can get wealthier...Oh, and if you believe the country can handle another economic crisis like the last one that came from deregulation.

You should vote Republican if you want to fund FEMA and other emergency funds only when they affect you, your district or your state directly.

You should vote Republican if you are in favor of spending money to go to war, but not on healthcare or other services needed by veterans once they return.

You should vote Republican if you think taxpayers should finance emergency room visits rather than everyone paying their fair share through affordable healthcare insurance.

You should vote Republican if you wanted to repeal Obamacare 50 times and now you are upset it didn't get implemented fast enough.

You should vote Republican if you think Congress has the right to limit women's access to contraceptives and abortion regardless of the woman's health or financial means to carry, deliver and support a child safely.

You should vote Republican if you think a woman's boss should control her reproductive decisions.

You should vote Republican if you favor states turning down millions of dollars in free money to support healthcare as you watch hospitals in those states go broke.

You should vote Republican if you think it's okay for some insurance companies in Texas to be able to raise their rates 75%, while other states have to set limits of 20-25%.

You should vote Republican if you like that Congress is making big bucks, while refusing to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour.

You should vote Republican if you think trickle-down economics works even though it nearly bankrupted this country under the Bush administration.

You should vote Republican if you think those with money should have all the power.

You should vote Republican if you favor voter IDs and gerrymandering to suppress the democratic process.

You should vote Republican if you think it is better for Congress to take a five-week vacation rather than tackle critical issues like immigration, the border crisis, jobs, crumbling bridges, and climate change.

You should vote Republican if you think it is better for Speaker Boehner and the House to listen to a minority of Americans, called the Tea Party, rather than the majority of the American people.

You should vote Republican if you think it is okay for Congress to work only 9 days in 3 months.

You should vote Republican if you think the government should be shut down again, at the cost of billions of dollars to taxpayers.

You should vote Republican if you think compromise is a dirty word.

You should vote Republican if you think same sex couples shouldn't have the same rights as traditional couples.

You should vote Republican if you favor wasting taxpayer dollars trying to sue or impeach the president, even when there is no legitimate cause for either action.

You should vote Republican if you hate Obama more than you love America.

You should vote Democrat if you love America, want to move this country forward, level the financial playing field, raise the minimum wage to get millions out of poverty, want women to be able to control their own bodies and healthcare, and believe in the democratic system versus oligarchy.

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