Yes, Shelly, while Democrats were focusing through the last several decades on policies themselves, Republicans were busy bees working on the election machinery that would ultimately put those in place that would decide policies.

For today’s Republicans American politics is just a game played for personal gain, to be won by any means possible.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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