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I Think I Owe an Apology to George W. Bush.

grabberde Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 3:53 PM
When the Republican party passed their 'Faith Based Initiatives' in 2001, so taxpayer dollars could be redistributed to a variety of religious organizations, is this an example of crony socialism?
John C6 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:41 PM
Dear grab,

No. The faith based initiatives have saved taxpayer dollars by allowing the private sector to
perform services which otherwise would have required government programs.

We should expand that to save even more money for the taxpayers.

- John Lepant
charlesthehammer Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 4:47 PM
Dear Grabber, please give me an example of taxpayer dollars given to religious organizations. I know of billions given to Solyndra and other solar power scams. I know of millions of taxpayer dollars wasted on foreign oil, instead of drilling for it in the U.S.
gungy Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 4:06 PM
you mean the same faith based initiatives endorsed by and continued by Obama? Those failth-based initiatives?

William F. Buckley once noted that he was 19 when the Cold War began at the Yalta conference. The year the Berlin Wall came down, he became a senior citizen. In other words, he explained, anti-Communism was a defining feature of conservatism his entire adult life. Domestically, meanwhile, the right was largely a "leave me alone coalition": Religious and traditional conservatives, overtaxed businessmen, Western libertarians, and others fed up with government social engineering and economic folly. The foreign policy battle against tyrannical statism abroad only buttressed the domestic antagonism toward well-intentioned and occasionally democratic statism at home.

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