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I Once Was a Republican

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    Young

    When I was young and it came time to write my party on my voter’s registration, I felt it would be disservice to my family to write anything but “Republican.” I regretted it within a year, and when I started paying attention to my beliefs, I realized that I am...
    silvermoon silvermoon 31-35 Feb 7, 2008

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     I'm now praying, campaigning, volunteering and voting for Barack Obama and Joe Biden. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 4, 2008

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    Young

    Thankfully, I came to my senses before I made any truly important decisions. In middle school, when I first became very interested in politics, I was quite conservative. I wanted to have something in common with my grandfather and a lot of the older people I talked to. By my...
    ThistleWeed ThistleWeed 18-21, F Jun 16, 2009

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    Back in elementary school, I used to steal many things.. minor things, but many lol. I'm talking people's pencils, gummy erasers, pencil grippers, pencil sharpners, etc. I had a...
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    ONE EXAMPLE OF A REPUBLICAN LIAR August 9, 2014 A Republican wrote a story for the "I Believe Barack Obama Is Dangerous For This Country" group. He/she started out saying...
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    Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wants you to "Stand With Rand," but for all the work he has done to revise his record lately, it's getting a little hard to figure out where to place one's...
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    Even though I am a transgender woman (male to female) I am still a republican even though they usually aren't as accepting and open minded about the lgbt community. For the most...
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    While in college, I was part of the College Republican group at my college and the President of the College Republican chapter was openly gay.
    jmmoosey jmmoosey 31-35, M Aug 15

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    I just found out my parents are republicans. So yay me!!! After 14 years i guess I'm a republican now :P
    xXxfakerhaterxXx xXxfakerhaterxXx 13-15, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    While I am a complete Republican lately my wife and I have been practicing Intamacy in a Democratic way.................... Basically I just pull out and hope for the best...
    slugbugged slugbugged 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    I am a bisexual republican but have close to every right-wing belief you can have.
    jmmoosey jmmoosey 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    GOP LEADERS LITERALLY PLOTTED TO SABOTAGE THE US ECONOMY On January 20, 2009, Republican leaders in Congress literally plotted to sabotage the United States Economy during...
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    This is fairly long. And true as I can recall. As I wrote it many of the things I lived connected with this bit of autobiography reminded me of other material I need to make time...
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    You only live once right?? Why not try anything you can!
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    I will try anything once don't knock it till you try it right lol ;-)
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    not once, maybe two or three,
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