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What I Ask of Romney and Obama

Stephen37 Wrote: Sep 05, 2012 10:02 PM
You know, as a TRUE conservative, i.e. what is incorrectly labeled today a "Libertarian" (today's libertarians are actually anarchists) I agree with you. Except, perhaps with Paul Ryan. It is no small deal that he is the first national politician to regularly remind us that our rights come from nature and G0d, not government. It has taken us 100+ years to be in the Progressive hell we find ourselves, so it will take some time to get out. But it has to start with a national reminder, and I think he is doing that.

The Republican Convention ended on the theme "Believe in America." That sounded nice, but it was just another platitude. Mitt Romney's speech was filled with platitudes: "We will honor America's democratic ideals. ... We're united to preserve liberty."


Liberals and conservatives have real differences. We should state them.

America is going broke, and tough decisions must be made. To save our future, we must slow the growth of entitlements and military spending. Mitt Romney was silent about that.

Sure, "Believing in America" means individuals get to decide how to run the businesses we create. But it...