Republican direction lamented October 30, 2019 - 00:00 Posted in: Opinions Republican direction lamented It is hard to believe that the current Republican politicians belong to the same party as President Abraham Lincoln. The choices and decisions Lincoln made were made to benefit the entire nation, not just the white Republicans. The same was true of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, (a Democrat),who empathized with those who were less fortunate, and he helped create many of our country’s programs that help the elderly and the poor. Whereas Donald Trump and the modern-day Republicans are creating a tribe of “me and mine” while no longer even recognizing a democratic society of “us and ours.” For a ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!