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'Fiscal' Conservatism Needs 'Social' Conservatism

Corbett_ Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 10:49 AM
Agitator -- unlike you, I actually THINK. If your rights come from men, then men can change them at will. That means they are not actually rights. In order to have rights that cannot be changed by men, someone who is superior to men must be the source of those rights. That "someone" is God.
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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