True. Republican party is and has been the party if personal freedom. Democratic party is the party if enslavement to the will of the government. And no.. the 2 parties did not magically switch places.
The real GOP and its 1950s republican party platform before it was hijacked by fascist 1% er conservative republicans and the anti American chamber of commerce corporations and CEO along with yesterdays confederate conservative Dixieland rascist bigoted biblebanging xenophobic democrats.
Voting today for republicans is voting against the American people and for corporate control of our nation, it's that simple. The republican congress is nothing more than the government being controlled by corporate America and the rich. If you don't think that's true look up how the republican congress voted on legislation for our soldiers or for a fair minimum wage.
An April Fool's Republican Party Platform --- Here's the truth behind the platform laid out above: it actually was the Republican Party's platform once upon a time—no joke. The quotations above are from the 1956 Republican Party platform, adopted during that summer's convention under presiding GOP president Dwight D. Eisenhower. Perhaps the real joke is that the party has moved so far away from its roots that this platform would be anathema to today's Rep lawmakers. [Worth reading]
The Republican Party today announced approval on a platform which would ban all gay marriage, and all abortions, at the GOP national convention in Tampa, Florida. The platform announcing these approvals began with an acknowledgement that the American Dream had allowed equal opportunity, but went on to say: “Today that American Dream is at risk.”
Why Did the Democratic and Republican Parties Switch Platforms?