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Republican agenda moves to the front in Georgia ^ | 12/29/04 | Associated Press

Posted on 12/29/2004 9:13:26 AM PST by advance_copy

Welcome to a new era in the Georgia Legislature where the focus will turn to strengthening traditional families, increasing personal responsibility, reducing government, and cutting taxes.

If it sounds like a Republican agenda, there's a reason. Republicans have taken over the statehouse after 130 years of Democratic domination. When the new legislative session opens Jan. 10, Republicans will be running the show.

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: bushcountry; georgia; gop; realignment; republicanmajority; south
Democrats have lost it. The entire south is so sick of Clinton-Carter liberalism that they are a permanent minority party there.
1 posted on 12/29/2004 9:13:27 AM PST by advance_copy
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To: FrankWild

The sad reality is that any cuts in spending, especially for social programs, have to be gentle and gradual or they will result in a lot of human suffering. Once caught in the trap, it can be difficult to be weaned back into usefulness. It needs to be done, but it will take long-term diligence and strength. I'm not hopeful.

5 posted on 12/29/2004 10:05:16 AM PST by trebb ("I am the way... no one comes to the Father, but by me..." - Jesus in John 14:6 (RSV))
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When tax-and-spend Leftist succeed in establishing a new entitlement program, they make it as difficult as possible to dismantle. That's part of their Marxist strategy.

6 posted on 12/29/2004 10:14:39 AM PST by Savage Beast (This is the choice: confrontation or capitulation. Appeasement is capitulation.)
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To: advance_copy

Folks, after 130 years of yellow dog democrats and social liberals (where did you think they got Cynthia M.?) do you think there might be a little straightening out to do?

7 posted on 12/29/2004 10:48:53 AM PST by sr4402
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