I'm talking about the huge growth people more willing to sit home and collect benefits than find a job to earn a living. It has become too easy to sit home and live off of the taxpayers.
Originally Posted by Franc Tireur
Both parties started out representing people in the middle with slightly different viewpoints. Today they mostly represent people with radical viewpoints.
There has always been opposing parties, but the takeover of the Democrat party by radical in the 1960s has ratcheted both parties further apart over the years. A radicalization of one party has created an equal and opposite reaction with the other party. For example, there would never have been a need for the Tea Party if not for the lavish overspending on the part of the Democrats.
"Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote." -- Benjamin Franklin