Who engendered the Iraq War?!
NeoCONS glommed on to the conservative movement because RR caused the wind to blow that way, very successfully.
They generally have little to no interest whatsoever in smaller, more efficient, LIMITED guvment or budgetary responsibility.
They simply want to manipulate America for Israel's benefit.
The PNAC cabal then surrounding Dubya said their #1 goal (well before 9/11) upon his election was taking out Saddam for Israel-- Wolfy, Perle, Feith, Libby, Elliot Abrams, Wurmser, Bolton, Fleischer, Senor)...they WROTE openly about it! Add Kagan, Eliot Cohen, Robt. Kaplan, Kristol, and Krauthammer