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'Fiscal' Conservatism Needs 'Social' Conservatism

calhoun211 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 4:58 AM
So the rest of the people of this country owe you? I 'm a member of the old farts club. I receive Social Security and Medicare because I paid into the system all my earning years. So I take the benefits to live on however I also receive a pension from my former employer, that I also worked for. All that said SS is a Ponzi scheme. In just a very few years I will have received all the money I paid in, then the young taxpayers have to fund me for the rest of my life. That's just wrong. Sorry to tell you kids it will be long gone and you will be screwed. Don't do anything to fix it Oscuma and the Congress. You should all be fired.
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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