Liberal vs Conservative

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    What positions do you normally assume each side has? Typically I think

    liberal- pro-choice, conservative pro-life.
    Liberal -pro-worker(or union) conservative -pro-business.
     
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    Most Americans are MODERATES, the this/that dichotomy is false. A tool for the fearful to latch on to.
     
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    This is true. Plus politics isn't a this or that, it's a spectrum and very few fall into the extremes. However I've noticed that many people seem to have a box in their heads of positions they assume "the other guy" holds.
     
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    Liberals- goverment action, conservatives- free maket balance
     
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    that's because h.l. mencken was right.
     
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    About?

    (a personal fav of mine)
    "I believe all govermet is evil and trying to improve it is largely a waste of time"
     
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    the financial consequences of underestimating the intelligence of the american public.
     
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    You use the wrong terminology. Liberals are not pro-worker, they are pro-union, and that is just a minority of workers. Conservatives are both pro-worker and pro-business. The two go hand in hand. Business needs workers, and workers need business. Both need a healthy economy.
     
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    I would say most people associate the democratic party with blue collar workers, unions yes but not just unions.

    Although I was trying to stay more generic and not go dem/pub... Oops.
     
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    The issue is now Leftist / Communist versus conservative.
     

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