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America Needs a New Birth of Freedom

Dave64 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 7:36 AM
"Freedom" means just that, the ability to CHOOSE one's own pursuit of happiness. Apparently "Freedom" to the SoCons means "only being able to choose what we want for you". "Liberty" means you have to choose between only different versions of Christianity. SoCons SCREAM about parents being able to choose the "best interests" of their children, but if parents decide it is in the "best interests" of their children to divorce, SoCons whine and whine about it. There is nothing but hypocrisy from the Right. SoCon ideology fails miserably in the Free Market of Ideas miserably; just look at Covenant Marriage - the biggest Legislative Conservative failure of all time!

Journalist Bill Moyers, who worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson, shared memories in a column last year about how his old boss thought about our entitlement programs.

It was under Johnson, who championed the "Great Society" in the 1960s, that a good portion of the runaway government spending we are trying to get under control today originated.

Johnson signed into law Medicare, Medicaid, the War on Poverty programs, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Moyers recounted that for Johnson, Social Security and Medicare "were about a lot more than economics."

He recalls a time when the Johnson administration was...