Where have all the Conservatives Gone?

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  1. NYcarbineer
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    Oh, I don't mean just people who call themselves conservatives; I mean the people who call themselves the real conservatives, the proudly hardcore

    small government conservatives, the ones

    1. who think the EPA, and FEMA, and the Department of Energy (for starters) are unconstitutional.

    2. who think that if the Constitution doesn't say the government can do it, then the government can't do it.

    3. who think the states can take of themselves.

    4. who think the federal government over-regulates corporations.

    Where did these folks disappear to? Is there an undisclosed location that all the small government laissez-faire states rightsers flee to when real life makes their agenda look ridiculous?

    Seems the only so-called conservatives around for the moment are ones who blame the federal government for not doing enough with the oil spill, who blame the federal government for not sufficiently regulating the oil industry, who are attacking the president for not using the power and money of big central government to take care of the states affected.

    Seems the only conservatives around for the moment are the ones that the self-proclaimed 'real' conservatives used to hold up as examples of what is wrong with the GOP and the right...

    ...although some of them bear a striking similarity to the 'real' conservatives. Sometimes it appears as if they are actually the same persons, in disguise. Could that be possible??

    Come out come out wherever you are.
     
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    Seems our "Drill, baby, Drill" conservatives are AWOL at the moment. Or, like the Alaska Loon, trying to blame environmentalists for being correct about the oil companies priorities.
     
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    I and others like me never went anywhere....Just most of us shun the term "conservative" (whatever the hell that's supposed to mean anymore) since the leftist neocon turds hijacked the handle.

    Next silly question?
     
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    There's a HUGE difference, between "conservatives".....and, Conservatives.​
     
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    There's also a huge difference between coherent and incoherent.

    You have a lock on the latter.
     
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    Since you're just as ignorant as any conservative (ie "neo-cons" are not liberals, they are rightwingers. Cheney is a neo-con. Rumsfeld is a neo-con. You are a moron) why shouldn't we consider you a conservative?
     
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    Who farted?
     
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    1. IMO, they are not unconstitutional

    2. Thats exactly the way the constitution was designed.

    3. Too broad a statement. Depends on the situation.

    4. Too broad a statement. Depends on the regulations.
     
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    You fucking idiot.

    "Neo-con" refers to liberals who embrace some right wing values...such as military power.

    Morons like yourself have taken the definition and instead of just applying it where it is appropriate, out of laziness and ignorance, have started using it to define something completely different.

    It's liberal eubonics. You've done it to the terms "marriage", "force", "freedom", "truth", "fact" and "intelligence" as well. Because you're so fucking stupid, lazy and dishonest, you've completely destroyed the language and ruined our ability to intelligently converse with one another, as any word at any time can mean something completely different than what it actually does mean!

    It's all about relativity to you guys. That's the way tyrants think and work.
     
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    There are very few conservatives (aka paleocons) here or anywhere else in America (maybe 1 - 3% of the population at most) The neocon who have grabbed the 'conservative' mantle are in fact mensheviks who love State Power when it is used for their purposes .......Wars for and aid to Israel. Their sheeple followers in the evangelical churches would be appalled if ever required to live under the Original Constitution. Like their counterpart sheeple on the democrat (aka bolshevik) side they LOVE their own particular Bread and Circuses.


    Regarding this bullet- 4. who think the federal government over-regulates corporations. in truth no traditional conservative believes 14th Amendment corporations have any place in society.
     
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