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Sometimes It’s The Messenger

Fuzzy2 Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 9:05 AM
Although I like the article, My premise is that the country is 80% left of center. I don't agree that the center is a moving target. I base it on the Constitution. Those wanting additional freedom are to the right. Those wanting more government control of everything are on the left. Both Republicans and Democrats are appalled at the radical center.
SMyles Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 9:17 AM
I don't divide the country by left and right. I divide by critical thinkers and non critical thinkers. Those that believe in individual liberty and those that don't.

Libertarians understand the old left-right paradigm is a disservice to thinking people.

No offense fuzzy. I know you're a thinking person. And one with which I typically agree.
Fuzzy2 Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 9:24 AM
Understood.

I still have no problem with a scale to illustrate, as long as it is used properly.
Can you imagine what it would look like if used to illustrate where the critical and non-critical thinkers would fall on it? Ha.

Besides. I think I illustrated my point beautifully by contrasting those more interested in freedom vs those interested in more govt control.

I will stand by anyone who disagrees with this minor point, as long as we meet in the middle.
SMyles Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 9:44 AM
No, I didn't mean to disagree, as much as attempt to put it in a different light. Probably failed tho. lol

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