Democrats and Republicans

   The Democrats and Republicans are popular opposing political parties. The Democrats are represented by a donkey and the color blue. The Republicans are represented by an elephant and the color red. Democrats are considered to be the left end of the political spectrum. Republicans are considered to be the right end of the political spectrum. Each party shares opposing opinions from one another.

   Both parties have a different iew on how the country should be run. Democrats believe the government is responsible for the care of all individuals. The Republicans believe in minimal government intervention, with governmental powers and resources available through state and community leaders. When it comes to the economy, Democrats feel that it's too complicated for individuals to handle alone. Republicans disagree, with the desire for a free enterprise and an environment created by the government that favors labor unions. Democrats believe in an even tax rate, while Republicans believe that taxes should be applied according to an individuals success.

   

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