Democrats Versus Republicans

Every election cycle, Republicans and Democrats attempt to gain control of the legislative and executive branches of government. Both parties have developed set beliefs about themselves as well as each other.

Most Republicans still hold Ronald Reagan as the gold standard.

Barack Obama's election was seen as a crowning achievement for the Democratic party.

One party away from rock, paper scissors.

Just The Facts

  1. The Democratic party tends to representive liberal or left of center ideals.
  2. The Republican Party appeals to right of center or more conservative ideals.
  3. There has not been another party to win a Presidential election in over a century.

What are the traits of Democrats?

Recent immigrants are more likely to vote Democrat.

Democrats tend to support a woman's right to choose.

Democrats are more likely to have bl,ue collar jobs.

Democrats tend to be distrustful of big businesses.

Farmers are statistically more likely to vote Democrat.

Democrats tend to be more supportive of large sweeping government programs.

Democrats are more likely to be supportive of populist demonstrations.

Democrats tend to be more concerned about environmental issues.

Democrats tend to believe in a smaller more focused military.

Of course, Republicans tend to believe that Democrats are un-patriotic.

Of course, Democrats tend to believe that Republicans are uncaring on some level.

What are the traits of Republicans?

Republicans tend to have a higher standard of living than Democrats.

Republicans tend to be in favor of more robust defense spending.

Republicans tend to believe that they are more in favor of traditional family values.

Republicans tend to be in favor of stiffer penalties for criminals.

Republicans tend to be more pro-life.

Republicans identify with the religious right.

Republicans tend to favor smaller government.

A Republican can also see a terrorist in almost anyone.