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'Fiscal' Conservatism Needs 'Social' Conservatism

The_Elite_Elite Wrote: Jan 23, 2013 8:10 PM
"Notice how libertarians are also dissed on Townhall." That's what happens when one has no argument to make. When we point out the drug war makes things worse, instead of trying to counter that point, they accuse you of being pro drug (as though you can't possible think drugs are bad yet at the same time be for legalization of them).
For some years now, we have been told about a major division within American conservatism: fiscal conservatives vs. social conservatives.

This division is hurting conservatism and hurting America -- because the survival of American values depends on both fiscal and social conservatism. Furthermore, the division is logically and morally untenable. A conservative conserves all American values, not just economic ones.

By "social conservatism," I am referring to the second and third components of what I call the American Trinity -- liberty, "In God We Trust" and "E Pluribus Unum."

It is worth noting that a similar bifurcation does not exist on the left. One...

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