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Situation Lousy, Don't Change a Thing

wmou Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 8:14 AM
The good news is we still might have gridlock. Our Liberty is safest when congress does nothing. Based on dictionary definitions, Libertarians are very liberal and republicans are somewhat liberal and democrats are conservatives. But the media has flipped those meanings in order to demonize those who oppose the progressive agenda. The progressive agenda involves transferring power from the people and the states to the central government. That is not progress, that is taking the US back to pre-1776 when all were expected to be obedient subjects of an all-powerful central govt, instead of free citizens.
Republicans are mystified that in a nation they know as fundamentally conservative, a president they regard as deeply radical has been re-elected. But Americans didn't vote for Barack Obama because they are liberal. They voted for him because they are conservative.

Not conservative as defined by modern Republicans but as defined by the dictionary: "disposed to preserve existing conditions, institutions, etc., or to restore traditional ones, and to limit change."

This election changed as little as possible. The presidency, the House of Representatives and the Senate stayed in the same hands as before. Gridlock and stalemate were given a new lease. Americans may...