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Can you remember the exact moment when you realized that you would never be a Republican, ever?

My moment came in 1982. I had just lost my job as a construction superintendent on a job building houses under a Federal program to assist low income home buyers, leaving three hundred construction workers unemployed as well when Reagan stopped the program. I knew how to tend bar and applied to a country club which had an opening. But there were bowls of Jelly Beans everywhere and all the employees were dressed like Lawn Jockeys. I walked out and have been Free Of Republican Urges to this day.

Asked By: - 3/25/2012
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Im not happy you you had problems. The way you reason this out, Im very happy your not a Republican. Why do Liberal Democrats refuse to research who is running the Democratic party? It/s cowardice to not see the truth.
Answered By: THOUSAND YARD STARE - 3/25/2012
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The first time I logged onto Yahoo! Answers Politics and saw the kinds of vile racist questions self-professed Republicans publish here when they benefit from anonymity.
Answered By: Sam - 3/25/2012
 
Yep, Nixon.
Answered By: Uncomfortably NumbtoitAll - 3/25/2012
 
The day I realized I wasnt gay was the day I realized I wasnt a liberal
Answered By: Tripp Smith - 3/25/2012
 
Middle school. My school district then qualified for the Robin Hood program in Texas. Basically they reached a cap and had to start giving tax money that went over this cap to poorer schools. The community was outraged. I saw no problem helping the less affluent.
Answered By: Weise Ente - 3/25/2012
 
So you became a democrat when you realized everyone can't afford a house without government assistance... err... interference, eh? Did you come back to reality when government inference crashed the housing market in 2008?
Answered By: NO MA'AM - 3/25/2012
 
I remember when I became a Republican. When asked if unequal work deserved equal pay. Democrats say yes, Republicans say no.
Answered By: Marxist Fraud - 3/25/2012
 
About the same time I realized I would also never be a Democrat. The fall of 1995 when the federal government shut down because of partisan bickering, and it's only gone down hill from there.
Answered By: Flora Post - 3/25/2012
 
Whatever you say, Sparky, as long as you worked for a living... More
Answered By: Christopher Jorden - 3/25/2012
 
I remember shifting from liberal to conservative as I grew up and gained wisdom. I remember deciding that party politics were dangerous to the country, as are the ignorant left wingers.
Answered By: Bob G...The return of - 3/25/2012
 
you grow slowly. i think i was 13. it passed.
Answered By: karl k - 3/25/2012
 
I pretty much delivered myself from my mothers womb. How much more Liberal can you get. I was born a Liberal. My heart says so.
Answered By: Cheyenne - 3/25/2012
 
My revelation came when I saw the Democratic party as it really was, and I knew I had matured. I turned my back on liberalism and would never even think of working for the government. So, I became a part of the Republican party. Self-sufficient, responsible, and independent. Moody
Answered By: MoodyRed - 3/25/2012
 
Both Parties are corrupt as hell. However the Democratic Party is by far Communist and feeds on the unaware with slander and propaganda.
Answered By: VOTE AN AMERICAN THIS TIME - 3/27/2012
 
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