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10 Explanations Of How Conservatism Helps The Middle Class

Floyd35 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 8:58 AM
The only thing that is going to help Conservatives is to pass a bill changing qualifications to vote. If you don't pay a 20% tax rate or higher...you don't get to vote period until you do qualify. That would eliminate the greedy few who make millions, but don't want to pay their fair share, and it would eliminate the lazy few (many) who pay nothing at all. They just take and then sell their votes to the highest bidder. A bill like this would put control back in the hands of the middle working class who keep this country running and who supporft it financially.

There's a lot to be said for talking about the Constitution, economic theory and what's best for the country. However, one place we conservatives have slipped in recent years is framing our policies in a way that answers the very first question on the mind of most voters, "How does this benefit me?"

That needs to change.

Conservatism is an ideology that benefits everyone, but it's particularly helpful to middle class Americans. If we want to bring more of those voters to the Right, we have to do a better job of explaining to them exactly how we're...