Any small government conservatives out there?

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    Are there still any small government conservatives. The "conservative", right leaning republicans on this board seem to mostly be big government/big spending. They support the increased deficits now that they are Republican deficits. They support corporate welfare and the government picking winners and losers. They support the government picking winners and losers with tariffs. Just curious if there are still any real small government conservatives out there.
     
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    no we are small government, but until you guys are ready to work on entitlements it doesn't matter
     
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    By you guys you mean independents? Shouldn't entitlements be down with this economy? Do you support our current government even after the huge spending increases? If so I don't see how you could be a small government conservative.
     
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    I am a smaller gov't, fiscal conservative who hates the idea of spending money we ain't got and passing the debt onto future generations. I have never been a Republican, nor a Democrat either for that matter.
     
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    I was a Republican until it became obvious they only talked about being fiscally responsible. Now they don't even pretend to be. Pretty sad state of affairs.
     
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    you are no independent. let's stop that fallacy.

    as for the govt, it should spend less, well see the budget next year.
     
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    Really? And what am I then?

    So you do support all the spending then. You are not a small government conservative, lets stop that fallacy.
     
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    you're a leftwinger
    and I do support making the government smaller.
    less regulation
    reduction of employees

    all good

    deficit is about spending and entitlements.....when you're serious we can talk
     
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    haha...you are the one supporting increased spending. You sound like a left winger.
     
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    If you really understand what an American conservative is the one thing that stands out is destroy the feds. That, unfortunately has nothing to do with the republicans. Conservatives have been partyless for a long time. Having said that, the dems are the worst of all worlds.
     
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