Th Death of Liberalism

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    I wanted to just pull a quote from this for my sigline but there were so many good ones, I decided to devote a thread to them. This is a paraphrasing of R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr. book, The Death of Liberalism. It's awesome.

    "The difference between a free Government and a Government which is not free is principally this -- that a Government which is not free interferes with everything it can, and a free Government interferes with nothing except what it must.*

    Rational political actors do not get drunk and leave a girl in a car to drown then resume a lifelong Senate career as if nothing untoward had happened.

    *Paying off a pregnant mistress with tax-deductible funds after exhibiting one's streak of anti-Semitism by musing aloud to a reporter about New York City as "Hymietown" shouldn't make one a serious player in a serious political party. Not to mention that fiddling with an intern and lying about it to a grand jury should cause more than an "ahem" from a party that insists it is fighting some grand war for women.

    The plagiarism scandal of Joe Biden has elevated him to the vice-presidency."
     
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    Right on.
    keep it up.
     
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    You know when Ed Spacer supports your ideas, you need to reevaluate the choices you've made in your life.
     
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    Liberalism is failing in broad daylight in Greece, Spain, Italy and France. Adopting their failed ideas is like selling First Class passes to the Titanic after it hit the iceberg.
     
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    No rational person bothers "ripping" American Spectator.

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    FDR: Allowed Pearl Harbor to happen on his watch,

    I thought this was a joke but it goes ON....before you take the test to become a US citizen, you will be taught US history.

    Like Baby Bush & 9/11, but 0FDR Depression was worse than the 7 Biblical Lean Years

    Roosevelt became President three years, three months after the Depression began; the name "Hoovervilles" will mean something to you if you become a citizen.

    , Joe McCarthy warned us that US State and WH Staff reported directly to Moscow, handed China and Eastern Europe to his pals, history's 2 biggest mass murderers Mao and Uncle Joe, Tuskegee Syphilis Experiments, Japanese Internment.

    McCarthy died a drunken bum just as he lived his life.

    WW II is over, your side LOST.
     
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    Liberalism.

    Ideas so good they have to be mandatory.
     
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    Ed. Why didn't you return to the perspectives message board? I saw you started a thread there and then disappeared.
     
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    The interesting thing is there is no such thing as ‘liberalism,’ it’s merely a label used to identify those who aren’t conservative.

    Or reading it, for that matter. It’s a place for the right to stick its collective head deeper into the echo chamber.
     
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    Romney should use the tanking of California as an example of what is going to happen to the USA if Butthead gets re-elected.
     

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