What it Means to be a Republican

This from the National GOP website

https://www.gop.com/platform

  • Country is exceptional

  • Constitution should be honored, valued and upheld

  • Leaders should serve people, not special interest groups

  • Families and communities should be strong and free from government intrusion

  • Institution of traditional marriage is the foundation of society

  • Government should be smaller, smarter and more efficient

  • Healthcare decisions should be made by us and our doctors

  • Paychecks should not be wasted on poorly run government programs

  • Military must be strong and be prepared to defend our shores

  • Culture should respect and protect life

  • Children should never be left in failing schools

  • Veterans should have the best care and opportunities in the world

  • Social programs should help lift people out of poverty

  • America should be energy independent