Who was the First Republican?

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    Actually, it was Thomas Jefferson who formed the Republican Party in 1794 to stand for freedom and liberty from government. Modern Republicans, especially Tea Party Republicans, stand for exactly the same thing.
     
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    Kevin Karl Kane was the first "conservative".
     
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    do you hate Jefferson and American principles?
     
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    Welcome Brutus. I see you have met Rdean. You'll have to excuse him. He's still upset that Bush killed the dinosaurs.
     
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    It porbably wouldn't have bothered him so much if he hadn't been there to witness it
    :lol:
     
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    Jefferson was a "conservative"? Are you sure?
     
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    Yeah, he was but I doubt you'd understand the whole concept.
     
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    Jefferson a conservative? Ah yes, now it can be said that we've heard it all.

    Jefferson was somewhere between a whinging lefty and a leftwing radical for his time. Public schools anyone?
     
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    Maybe you should study a little American history, oh wait, I forgot, libs hate the true American history so they lie to make themselves feel better.
     
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    Who the hell is Kevin Kane?

    By the way, the KKK were mostly Democrats.
     

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