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'Fiscal' Conservatism Needs 'Social' Conservatism

Gerald230 Wrote: Jan 22, 2013 4:26 PM
The communists also cannot compromise. The Swiss have a 5 party system with the religious on on far right party and the communist on the far left. The three central parties negotiate and come ups with a plank that most people approve and they get get to set polich. The other parties also ge to express their views at the highest legislative law making congress. The Swiss is the only system that will work to give the social conservatives a say but protect the balance of the fiscal conservatives..
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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