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Wake Up, Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservatives

jwilliams Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 12:17 PM
This "you need to agree with us on EVERYTHING else - guns, abortion, gay marriage, immigration, EVERYTHING - to agree with us on money" attitude is another reason why the Right is seen as irrational extremists.
Fuzzy2 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 12:29 PM
It is the very fact that we will not all agree that is the reason government should stay out of these things all together. Government tries to force us to agree against our wills and our morality. Something they have no authority to do.

Dear Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservative Friend,

That's pretty toothy, so I'm going to call you Bob.

But whatever specific name you go by, Bob, you know who you are. You're the sort of person who says to his conservative friends or co-workers something like, "I would totally vote for Republicans if they could just give up on these crazy social issues."

When you explain your votes for Barack Obama, you talk about how Republicans used to be much more moderate and focused on important things such as low taxes, fiscal discipline and balanced budgets.

When Colin Powell was on "Meet the...