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How Conservatives Can Defeat Liberalism

poorgrandchildren.com2 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:17 PM
Woodrow Wilson was one of the leaders who sold us the lie that our republic is a democracy. "Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide."-- John Adams Americans accepted that lie, and we just committed suicide. The takers now outnumber the workers and voted on November 6, 2012 to kill the goose laying the golden eggs. Enjoy the bread and circuses while they last.

Two weeks after the election, conservatives are still asking why Mitt Romney lost. That, however, is the wrong first question argues Charles R. Kesler in his new book "I am the Change: Barack Obama and the Crisis of Liberalism." We cannot fully understand Romney's defeat, implies Kelser, until we first understand why conservatives have lost the majority of policy battles over the past 100 years. Despite having won their share of Presidential elections, conservatives have not slowed the advance of the welfare state.

Political pundits have blamed Romney's defeat on everything from Hurricane Sandy to inept get-out-the vote efforts, but...