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Maybe Minorities' Values Need Changing

gloca Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 12:56 AM
I wish the author had presented a more compelling case to women, young people, and minorities for embracing conservative values, for I doubt they will be willing to give up decades worth of progress in terms of inclusion and influence and embrace the racism and paternalism verging on misogyny for the sake of New York Review of Books readership and concert hall funding. P.S. The newest concert hall in Kansas City, MO, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, was underwritten by Irene Kauffman and Shirley Helzberg. They are both women.
rmccarthy Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 2:21 AM
Conservative values are only good to the degree that they reflect God & Nature's wisdom & Laws - all sides are fools to some degree and women, young people and minorities have no more to be ashamed of and as much to be proud of as anybody else.
pastorial Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 9:05 AM
g and r, so what are "conservative' values?

imho, there are no "conservative" ideas, beliefs and values!
rmccarthy Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 9:13 PM
Some say they are conservative some democrat some a butcher a baker a native american chief...I am a child of God, thank you.
pastorial Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 9:52 AM

The most widely offered explanation for Mitt Romney's defeat is that the Republican Party is disproportionately composed of -- aging -- white males.

That is, alas, true.

But the real question is what Republicans should do with this truth.

There are two responses.

The nearly universal response -- meaning the response offered by the liberal media and liberal academics (and some Republicans) -- is that the Republican Party needs to rethink its positions, moving away from conservatism and toward the political center.

The other response is for conservatives and the Republican Party to embark on...