What were your parents political views?

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    And how did that shape the political views you have today?
     
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    My dad's political view: Don't get married
     
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    My parents aren't highly political, but they are democrats. And they are (were) teachers.
     
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    My mom kept telling me to be a priest. I told her I preferred girls......... :eusa_whistle:
     
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    Mother: Liberal
    Father: Nationalist

    Both their views did not influence my political views.
    My interest in politics began when I was 19 or so. At that age my parents couldn't influence me anymore nor did I talk with them about politics when I talked to them.

    But, my political views changed over time. My political views have moved more to the center.
     
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    My parents were both Democrats and voted in every election. They discussed politics occasionally but they weren't militant about it.

    I vote everytime as well, I always feel so patriotic getting out there early in the morning.

    Yeah, I'm quirky..
     
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    One very, very liberal.
    One fundie neocon - before it was cool.

    I'm not sure how much it affects my current views, they've evolved a lot over time. But I'm sure used to the arguments about it.
     
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    Maddy... you've got to be shitting... :wtf:
     
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    My mom rang doorbells for Goldwater.

    My dad never told me what to think, but whenever I made an assertion, he always asked questions as to why I felt that way. His big thing was that everyone is sure of their assertions, but it is a good idea to make sure of them on a regular basis.
     

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