The schizophrenia that is conservatism

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    spectrumc01 I give you....the TRUTH

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    It has become apparent that Republicans, Tea Partiers, and Libertarians consider themselves conservatives. Then there are the independants who fall into two catagories, conservative and liberal. So now we have four different types of conservatism, so far.

    Conservatism is quickly becoming like christianity, with many denominations which vary ever so slightly from one to the next. Making them hard to pin down or determine what they believe. It also gives them plenty of hiding room as they float from one group to the next. This has become quite popular among conservatives since the GWB presidency.

    Conservatism breaks down even further when you start talking about religion and the constitution. The only common denominator among all the conservatives is that they don't like Democrats, or Liberals.

    Conservatism is quickly resembling terrorist cells, as they have no definitive leader, and their agenda is widely varried. Depending on who you talk to, the most important thing to conservatives seams to range from moral issues, to financial issues, to foreign affairs issues, and then to what ever issue they decide to champion next. As for the leqdership of these groups no one knows who leads some of them, such as the Tea Partiers and Libertarians. Just what the heck is Sarrah Palin? Tea Party express or Republican VP candidate? Then there is Ron Paul and Dick Armey what position do they hold in what party?

    What has also become apparent is their lack of willingness to negotiate, or even talk to the other side of the isle. The degree to which this takes place and which issues this happens over also varies depending on which conservative group you are talking to. The only constant here is the level of anger.

    These reasons and observations have led me to believe that if you are going to discuss anything with a conservative you had best find out what type of conservative you are talking to. As with christianity they are all brothers until you point out their shortcomings and then they become as slippery as eels moving from one form of conservatism to the next, until they find one that makes them look good for the issue being debated.

    Does this make them bad people? No. Does this make them unamerican? No. Does this make their beliefs wrong? No. What it does do is make them to unpredictable. It is this unpredictability that leads us to doubt and question their motives. If you have to question their motives do you really want them running the country?
     
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    Hmm. Not a bad analysis really.

    However, all the types of conservatism are each better than the ideas that:

    A) Spending more than you make is a good idea
    B) The government should be look upon to solve all problems

    Adhering to the idea that both A and B are good ideas is very, very predictable: It leads to the USSR, China, North Korea, Cuba, Burma, Vietnam, Fascist Italy, Imperial Japan, Nazi Germany, modern Russia, Venezuela, and other nations who totalitarian, central authority government took over their people.

    I'll take unstable freedom over stable tyranny any day.
     
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    More concerning is the narcissicism that is Liberalism.....
     
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    Nonsense.

    You hacks will never understand Indys. This is because, you are hacks.

    Unlike the hacks, Indys can't be pigeonholed with neat labels. And unlike the hacks, we can spell "independents" and "categories."

    Must be some sort of connection.
     
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    I don't believe that Democrats or liberals believe that A & B are good for us either. I haven't heard any Democrat or liberal say it. What I have heard is, whoever is speaking for the Republican party at the time, Fox news, Glen Beck, and Rush Limbaugh say that is what the Democrats and liberals said or meant. As for the ideology of A & B I don't believe that either of the two sides want total A & B and that the arguement comes in when the degree of A & B is debated.
     
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    Did you hear what the demonRats said yesterday? "They've come here to kill women." Now tell us why anyone would want to negotiate with an impotent hysterical fool such as this??
     
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    When all you got is name calling..."Hacks", and pointing out spelling errors. You really don't have much of an arguement.
     
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    Thank you for providing proof for my arguement.
     
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    This says far more about the left's drug induced paranoia toward anyone that doesn't walk lock step with them.

    They can't understand it. They don't have the intelligence to understand individualism. And like all things that lack intelligence, when they can't understand it, they react with fear, paranoia, and more importantly delusion.

    The above reeks of the same.

    Read, laugh, repeat!

    :lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
     
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    Who leads the Teaparty? Sarrah Palin, Dick Armey, or Ron Paul? I understand individualism quite well, and I also understand that there can only be one president, not 10 million individuals. At least I have the intelligence to understand that.
     

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