Who Was The First Liberal

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    Who was the first liberal?

    Christopher Columbus. He left not knowing where he was going, got there not knowing where he was, left not knowing where he'd been and did it all on borrowed money.
     
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    :lol::lol:
     
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    Inb4 the Left calls him a Conservative for "discovering" a country that already exists then enslaving, exploiting and killing the indigenous peoples as well as bringing diseases.
     
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    I always considered Jesus Christ the first well known liberal.
     
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    Wow, gee, hmmm, that's a hard one. Which would I rather be?

    con·serv·a·tive   
    [kuhn-sur-vuh-tiv] Show IPA
    –adjective
    1.
    disposed to preserve existing conditions, institutions, etc., or to restore traditional ones, and to limit change.
    2.
    cautiously moderate or purposefully low: a conservative estimate.
    3.
    traditional in style or manner; avoiding novelty or showiness: conservative suit.


    lib·er·al   
    [lib-er-uhl, lib-ruhl] Show IPA
    –adjective
    1.
    favorable to progress or reform, as in political or religious affairs.
    2.
    ( often initial capital letter ) noting or pertaining to a political party advocating measures of progressive political reform.
    3.
    of, pertaining to, based on, or advocating liberalism.
    4.
    favorable to or in accord with concepts of maximum individual freedom possible, esp. as guaranteed by law and secured by governmental protection of civil liberties.
    5.
    favoring or permitting freedom of action, esp. with respect to matters of personal belief or expression: a liberal policy toward dissident artists and writers.
    6.
    of or pertaining to representational forms of government rather than aristocracies and monarchies.
    7.
    free from prejudice or bigotry; tolerant: a liberal attitude toward foreigners.
    8.
    open-minded or tolerant, esp. free of or not bound by traditional or conventional ideas, values, etc.
    9.
    characterized by generosity and willingness to give in large amounts: a liberal donor.
    10.
    given freely or abundantly; generous: a liberal donation.
    11.
    not strict or rigorous; free; not literal: a liberal interpretation of a rule.
    12.
    of, pertaining to, or based on the liberal arts.
    13.
    of, pertaining to, or befitting a freeman.

    Dictionary.com | Find the Meanings and Definitions of Words at Dictionary.com
     
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    Cain.

    He saw that Able's gifts were a bit more popular, and killed Able in a fit of jealous rage.
     
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    Satan
     
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    Most liberals make the same (stupid) claim. They are wrong. Christ wanted us to be charitable to one another, not have charity forced upon us. Because, in helping someone else, one becomes a better person.
     
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    I don't care who was first. I'd like to know who the last liberal is?
     
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    Funny, no one argues with the definition of conservative.
     

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