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Wake Up, Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservatives

Sam1642 Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 5:33 AM
A government powerful enough (& tyrannical enough) to tell people how to live is illegitimate. Why? Because it places the rule of man (or men) above the Rule of Law. A person who is socially liberal is just as bad. Why? Same reason. Read the first two paragraphs of the Declaration of Independence, jburkiewicz!! You need to do your homework a little better.

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...