http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/14/opini … .html?_r=2
I'm not going to provide any commentary here, I just found his view interesting and thought I would share.
That is the conservatism I remember... I never thought I would say this but I miss it, it was reasonable and realistic and it didn't have the extremist overtones it has acquired largely thanks to the Tea Party as Stockman points out, real conservatives of the past would have no time or use for the current batch of loons making up the GOP or their policies which are blatantly designed to aid only the wealthy.
We have to go back to the McCarthy era to find the hysteria, paranoia and extremism to match the modern GOP, once everyone who disagreed was an evil communist now everyone who disagrees is an evil socialist who wants to steal your freedom.
Just bumping it back to the top as everyone should see this.
Reminds me that there was a time when conservatives had integrity and principles.
Now for a conservative politician to succeed he has to pander to the goofy and mis-educated far right.
by Jack Lee6 weeks ago
The fired FBI dirctor is scheduled to give testimony to congressional committee on Thur.What will he reveal that is of interest? Does it matter one way or another?On a scale of 1 to 10, I rate this story as a 2.What do...
by My Esoteric4 months ago
I'll let you answer that but provide this insight from a recent CNN poll. Q16. If you had to choose, would you rather see Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress mostlyimplement Republican policies and pay...
by Ron Montgomery5 years ago
by Credence22 years ago
I AM DELIGHTEDAnother black eye for the RIGHT has got to be a good thing!From a current article in the Salon e-magazine is a story entitled " Pope Francis makes Tea Party Heads Explode: Why Steve King and Louis...
by Holle Abee6 years ago
I'm confused. The dems spent months crafting and passing the Healthcare Bill, but now those facing re-election are not embracing it. I read an article that stated that not a single dem is touting this accomplishment in...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.