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that America has a real Republican Party, a party offering a serious right-of-center alternative to the Democrats.Historically, the Republican Party was all about fiscal discipline.In the primaries, the three main candidates of "the party of fiscal discipline" – Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump – presented plans that added $8 trillion, $10 trillion or $11 trillion in debt over the next decade (according to the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center). Even the much-respected Paul Ryan proposed a plan with a $2.4 trillion hole in it. Imagine a Republican Party that focused less on tax cuts for the rich and more on improved access to the market for the poor and middle class.Imagine a party that presented specific plans to cut regulations that hamper the formation and growth of small businesses and encouraged large companies to hire more workers and make new investments (rather than engaging in financial engineering and stock buybacks). America would benefit greatly if the Republican Party were to focus on its core ideas, and be a substantive, market oriented, right-of-center party.
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