Let's review a few leaders: 1. Abe Lincoln: saved the Union, freed slaves, etc. 2. Dwight Eisenhower: WWII War Hero Started NASA to disempower the US Military & Created most of the present day Veterans Benefits 3. Richard Nixon: Started relations with Communist China after 25 years (ping-pong diplomacy) & Ended Vietnam War. 4. Gerald Ford: Got along with the Democrats. 5. Ronald Reagan: Lowered income tax rates and capital gains taxes. Ended the Cold War. Defeated Soviet Union (Strategic Defense Initiate <SDI> "Star Wars" Brought down Berlin wall .."Mr Gorbachov, TEAR DOWN THIS WALL" Made us feel proud to be Americans! 6. George HW Bush: Defeated Iraq; Gulf War 1. Presided over the nations largest natural disaster (Hurricane Hugo). Got along with the Democrats (notice the absence of cooperation with Republicans from Obama). 7. Newt Gingrich: 1994 became Speaker of the House, marking first time in 40 years Republicans held both houses of Congress. Proposed and passed "Contract with America", reducing taxes, welfare reform and other conservative measures that laid the groundwork for 12 years of unprecedented economic growth in the US. 8. US Congress, 1994 through 2006. Led the government for 12 years, lowering taxes, reforming several branches of the goverment including shutting it down for a week in 1998 to save American taxpayers Billions of dollars. Vetoed several of Bill Clinton's pork-barrel spending projects. 9. George W Bush: Lowered income tax rates and capital gains taxes. Defeated Iraq; Gulf War 2 Presided over deadliest attack on US Soil (World Trade Center). Presided over the nations largest natural disaster (Hurricane Katrina) Presided over longest increase in financial growth in WORLD history. . Yep. Republicans.
Keep in mind there are Republicans that are no different than Democrats. Conservative constitutionalists is what you can credit the Republicans for. At least for now they account for a stand against abortion. Smaller government. less taxes and have superior business backgrounds as well as keeping our Liberty in check. Again I said so far. IF you could get both houses again under Republican control you will see a economy turn around swiftly.