What happened to the compassionate conservative?

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    Was watching some of the Charlie Rose show on PBS the other night and they had the lone republican leaning independent of MSNBC Joe Scarborough and he brought up that what he misses most and sees missing from todays conservative republicans is the compassion of the Reagan years and sees that as a major hole that needs to be filled and went on to talk about how all he sees is hate out of todays party and I have to agree. Get rid of the hate filled fear mongering propaganda machine that is todays conservative and get back to the true roots of what conservatism is all about and you guys will bounce back. Stop listening to the likes of Rush Limbaugh and Shawn Hannity and think about what conservatism was founded on and you can get some control back.
     
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    Conservatism has always been compassionate. The so called "Compassionate conservatism" President Bush ran on is merely a code name for liberal lite.
     
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    I dont think the base thats left can manage that.

    They are so unfair they would ban you from speaking if they had a chance.
     
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    All the attempts to silence anyone have come from the left.
     
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    Who exactly is controling the government trying to intimidate people to be quiet about overspeading by labeling them terrorists?
     
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    Shush, don't tell.
     
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    Compassion of Republicans during the Reagan years?

    Where did you see this again?? Besides Idealism, there is no other difference between todays conservatives and Reagans conservatives. What kind of crap-o-ganda are you trying to sell here?
     
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    no one
     
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    ultimately it is the council of foreign relations. and the united nations..and their one world government agenda
     
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    Besides Idealism, there is no other difference between todays Centrist-Soc:Liberal and *insert president name here* Centrist-Soc:Liberal. What kind of crap-o-ganda are you trying to sell here?
     

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