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The Winter of Conservative Discontent

Conservative abroad Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:37 AM
Please tell me where else in the world there is even a hint of Libertarianism besides historically white countries. The Neo-Cons say that Hispanics are natural conservatives, so where are the conservative governments in Hispanic countries? Face reality, the countries that people come from show what they are bringing to America.
Carl469 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 11:53 AM
They're neither. The out-of-wedlock birth rate for Hispanics in the U.S. is currently 53 percent. Does that sound like "social conservatism?"
Allan60 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 10:58 AM
Hispanics are generally social conservatives, not necessarily fiscal ones.
As the white flag rises above Republican redoubts, offering a surrender on taxes, the mind goes back to what seemed a worse time for conservatives: December 1964.

Barry Goldwater had suffered a defeat not seen since Alf Landon. Republicans held less than one-third of the House and Senate and only 17 governorships. The Warren Court was remaking America.

In the arts, academic and entertainment communities, and national press corps, conservatives were rarely seen or heard. It was Liberalism's Hour, with America awash in misty memories of Camelot and great expectations of the Great Society to come in 1965.

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