The White House is pushing new government spending to "spur economic growth," protect manufacturing plants and "create good-paying jobs" to help America's middle class. Yet across the country, with aggressive lobbying by the...
Actually, today's conservatives would find themselves in agreement with a lot of the early positions of progressives. I would doubt most conservatives would argue against banning children from factories or having no inspections of food. The major concerns of most conservatives are public policy that breaks down the nuclear family, deficit spending, and the 80 year road to administrative despotism (i.e. the EPA who recently argued they were immune from judicial oversight). Ultimately, the problem comes down to freedom (or right) does not mean license. With freedom/rights comes responsibilty. The Conservative believes that one can exercise his individual freedom as long as it does not harm others. (cont)
Here's the latest example of head-splitting cognitive dissonance in Washington: President Obama used his State of the Union address to crusade for a revitalized U.S. manufacturing sector. But while he pays lip service to supporting businesses that build their products on American soil, Obama and his left-wing operatives are hell-bent on driving a key sector of the U.S. manufacturing industry six feet under: the American firearms and ammunition industry.
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