What are Liberals trying to Liberalize?

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    Since the father of liberalism, John Locke, wrote his famous treatise on government (and the second one which is more famous), the term liberal had its root word "lib" which is short for "liber," or "liberty" which is defined as, "free." So...how is a liberal today in any way associated with promoting liberty? Seems to me unless it has something to do with homosexuality the liberal will always prefer to create laws and regulation, which are inherent in their definition a means to remove liberty, more than they are concerned with repealing unnecessary laws and regulation that remove liberty. How odd.
     
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    Liberal = Progressive = Socialist = Commie = Anti American
     
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    What do they want??

    Thats easy. They want the Govt to take care of everyone. They want those that work and pay taxes to take care of those that don't.

    They want fairness both social and economic.

    They dont' really care who foots the bills to make their utopia happen just so long as it does.

    Idiots in my book.
     
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    Thier sole aim is control over the masses.
     
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    First, know your enemy. But even before that, make certain that they are your enemy.
     
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    The Founders knew what Govenment could become. We are witnessing thier warnings now.
     
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    What do liberals want you ask?

    They want to eat your children and fook your mutta.

    Hope that helps in your quest for understanding and enlightenment.
     
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    It's interesting when you put it that way. In some sense we are privileged to witness it...in another way we are cursed for it.
     
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    They want to free government from the constraints of the Constitution

    Free us from all responsibility


    And that's really about it. Achieve that and we will have a totalitarian utopia.
     
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    Sort of like a multi-car pile-up at a NASCAR event.

    You people are troubled.
     

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