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

noe_g Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:00 AM
Why the F are we in Iraq - when the invasion and takeover of Mexico is necessary to our future well being. We don't have to put up with their garbage .... Mexico is a basket case. We need to take the whole place and remake it in our image...

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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