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Wake Up, Socially Liberal Fiscal Conservatives

Stan432 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 11:20 AM
If as a Libertarian you do not see the social initiatives of the Left for what they are, then you ARE being fooled. Homosexuality, Green, Abortion are increased government control over our personal and economic lives. When have you heard a politician say "We want government out of the marriage business!"? Or in abortion, "We're going to stop funding abortion!" or "Let the States decide". But of course when the government can decide about life before birth they will have no qualms about deciding about life after birth (see Obamacare).

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...