Compare And Contrast Republican And Democrats

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I personally feel I am more of a Democrat than a Republican. American Politics The two major political parties of the United States are the Democrats and the Republicans. There are also third parties such as the Constitution party, the Green party, the Independent party, and the Libertarian party. The Democratic and the Republican Party constantly compete with each other trying to promote their political ideals and searching the means for maintaining their continuous political leadership. The Democrats and the Republicans have several differences and similarities. For example, some of the similarities have been able to find agreements on numerous political and social issues. Beyond the controversial issues of abortion, same-sex marriages, immigration,…show more content…
The Democrats believe there should be only cuts for middle and low-income families, but believe they should be taxed at a higher rate on corporations and wealthy individuals. The Republicans believe there should be tax cuts for everyone, both corporations and people of all income levels. “The Republicans passed the Bankruptcy Bill favoring credit card businesses over Americans whose budgets are destroyed by job loss or medical bills” (Freeman 329). In their turn, the Democrats have passed the Welfare Reform Act, cutting benefits for the poorest layers of the American population. Republicans and Democrats have very different ideas where it comes to the business environment. Republicans tend to oppose increasing minimum wage where businesses keep costs low so they can prosper and all Americans can have access to services and products. The Democrats favor increasing the minimum wage where Americans have more money to purchase goods and also paid trade restrictions to protect jobs. While Republicans favor free trade in order to keep low costs for consumers and make businesses more profitable so they can
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