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Big Government Runs Out of Old White Conservative Men

None1257 Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 9:34 AM
How many of you truly believe that conservatives are not in favor of big government?
Tired in Texas Wrote: Jun 28, 2012 11:19 AM
Please differentiate between conservatives and the Republican Establishment. Conservatives believe in lower taxes, smaller government, and self-determination. The Republican Establishment much of the time looks just like the Democrats

A warning this time- not for conservatives, but for progressives.

Earlier in the year, I wrote about a trip I took to Cambodia and witnessed firsthand the legacy of destruction wrought  by the Khmer Rouge. When the Khmer Rouge took power, they began by emptying the cities under the auspices of  making the country safe from Vietnamese and/or American Forces. Then the Khmer Rouge  began rounding up doctors, lawyers, college professors and anyone who appeared to be of the educated or political class.

Not long after, it turned its attention to citizens who did not produce enough for the state,...

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