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Wake Up, Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservatives

Blowtorch of Reason Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 11:33 PM
Over 100 million registered US voters DO NOT VOTE in the Presidential Elections. This isn't totally because they don't care. I firmly believe that this is because there isn't a candidate that actually speaks to them and what they believe in. We have the Demopublicans and the Republicrats that are beholden to the same special interest that does not include Mr. and Mrs. America. I firmly believe that if there were a candidate that ran on a platform of: - Fair Tax plan - reduce the size and scope of government - expanding technology to answer the issues of today - Eliminate wasteful spending and regulations And was actually allowed on the stage with the R and D by the media we would see a dramatic and positive change.

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...