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Not Such a Hot Idea: Liberal and Conservative Parties

lmoreno Wrote: Apr 22, 2013 11:35 AM
"7 Habits of Highly Effective People" was written by Stephen Covey, not by Cleon Skousen. It only takes a few seconds to google it.
lmoreno Wrote: Apr 22, 2013 11:44 AM
However, I do think it's time to rally together in a Constitution Party. The Democratic Party and the Republican Party have become one. The Republican Party leadership are, for the most part, a bunch of wimps and sorely need to be replaced.
They used to say the "Wig Party" would never be replaced, either! Term limits for all politicians, so weasley little greasy attorneys don't choose it as a career path.
"More tears are shed over answered prayers," the 16th century nun St. Teresa of Avila is supposed to have said, "than over unanswered ones."

So it may be appropriate to shed a tear for two or three generations of American political scientists whose prayers have been answered -- in a way that most political scientists today regret.

The prayers of the political scientists in the 1940s, 1950s and into the 1960s was that our party system would evolve into one with one clearly liberal party and one clearly conservative party.

This was a common enough argument at the...