Denver Metro Young Republicans

THE Young Republican Organization for the Seven-County Metro Denver Area

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While to the great individualist social philosophers...power itself has always appeared the archevil, to the strict collectivist it is a goal in itself. It is not only...that the desire to organize social life according to a unitary plan itself largely springs from a desire for power. It is even more the outcome of the fact that, in order to achieve their end, collectivists must create power -- power over men wielded by other men -- of a magnitude never known...
Friedrich A. Hayek

Entries from February 2008

Deal Or No Deal

February 10th, 2008 · No Comments

Brian’s comment to the post below got me to thinking a bit more about what it would take for the party to lose my support (and vote) this year. Short answer: not much. I vowed to myself many times over the past year that I would not vote for McCain if he became the nominee.  […]

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A Question for Ron Paul Supporters

February 7th, 2008 · 6 Comments

With John McCain the presumptive GOP nominee, and Ron Paul too far behind in the delegate count to have a realistic shot at the nomination, what do you do now? Whatever Dr. Paul decides to do now regarding his presidential bid, at least one valuable thing has come out of it: he has awakened a passionate […]

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And Then There Was John…

February 7th, 2008 · No Comments

Just as I cynically predicted over a year ago†, John McCain has effectively been handed the GOP nomination. Though in this case he was handed the nomination not because it was “his turn” or because the party pushed him on us (though many in the country-club wing did their best to do so), and certainly […]

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