Do you believe that the chasm between conservatives & liberals will become more divisive than ever
in the United States during this election year? Why? Why not?
Unfortunately, it will and today's media will fuel it for the sake of ratings (everybody loves a good conflict). It will be particularly bad during election years because people will take sides and retaliate as much as possible...especially when the camera is rolling. Also, it doesn't help that we now have a few contentious candidates who love to use LIBERAL or CONSERVATIVES as pejoratives against their opponents.
by My Esoteric 3 months ago
I was working on a different hub and in the process developed the following statistics about GDP growth throughout American history. Since George Washington, whose economic philosophy somewhat resembled those of today's liberals, there have been:- 10 periods where administrations who favored...
by crankalicious 6 years ago
My unbiased description is this: liberals turn to government to solve their problems. Conservatives turn to business to solve their problems.
by Grace Marguerite Williams 3 years ago
Do you believe that America was much better when the Conservatives ran it or with the Liberalscurrently running it? Why? Why not?
by Nathan Orf 2 years ago
What's so terrible about being a Liberal?Why do many people, even Democrats, seem ashamed of the term "liberal," especially if it is applied to them? Are there any people out there who are liberals, and are proud to admit it? And do conservatives sometimes demonize liberals?
by My Esoteric 4 months ago
Commonly, those people who call themselves conservative hold socialism and communism as being the end-state of liberalism. I would argue that there is nothing "liberal" about socialism and communism. Think about it, the fundamental engine behind both is the need for the...
by Ralph Deeds 8 years ago
The phrase is being used as shorthand by some prominent conservatives for a kind of closed-mindedness in the movement, a development they see as debasing modern conservatism’s proud intellectual history. First used in this context by Julian Sanchez of the libertarian Cato Institute, the phrase...
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