Republicans have become a mirror image of the worst aspects of Democrats: Big government with no fiscal responsibility coupled with using government programs for social engineering. The only difference is that Democrats use ivory tower intellectualism to drive their social engineering and Republicans let religious wackoism to drive theirs. - parcimony Word up. Personally, more than anything I wish I could take the repubican party back from the Christians, and Christianity back from the republican party. not necessarily in that order.