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'Fiscal' Conservatism Needs 'Social' Conservatism

arvamus Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 12:22 PM
All religions are not equal. Every thinking American who made it his business to learn about Islam post 9/11 and follows world news and Muslims' terrible track record should have been disturbed by Ellison swearing an American oath of office on a Koran whose contents incite eternal war against non-Muslims including his fellow Americans. You are clearly NOT a thinking American by calling Prager the bigot instead of recognizing that bigotry against all others is the very foundation of the supremacist ideology disguised as a religion, Islam.
For some years now, we have been told about a major division within American conservatism: fiscal conservatives vs. social conservatives.

This division is hurting conservatism and hurting America -- because the survival of American values depends on both fiscal and social conservatism. Furthermore, the division is logically and morally untenable. A conservative conserves all American values, not just economic ones.

By "social conservatism," I am referring to the second and third components of what I call the American Trinity -- liberty, "In God We Trust" and "E Pluribus Unum."

It is worth noting that a similar bifurcation does not exist on the left. One...

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