The number one goal of the GOP is NOT to help you. The number one goal is to make Obama a one term President. Be prepared for more stonewalling and more filibusters. McConnell: Stopping Obama’s re-election still ‘single most important’ goal | The Raw Story They want the rich to get richer and the middle class to carry more of the tax burden. Allowing the wealthy and super corporations to keep unwarranted tax loopholes and allowing them to pay a lower rate than the middle income person amounts to a TAX INCREASE on the middle income. That is the truth about the GOP agenda.