Fiscal conservativism n. fiscal conservative pl -s 1. derived from magical thinking 2. theorizes that the need to be known as the baddest dudes in the world through defense spending is the only reason for government and the only legitimate reason for paying taxes (as long as someone else has to pay the tax) 3. theorizes that elimination of all taxes will bring down the deficit 4. Advice from Bank of America: If you max out your credit cards, don't quit your day job.
Wow. So liberal, so uninformed.
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 Sooner28 5 years ago
Okay, this is really about neoceons, as you probably guessed by the title.My question is a simple one: Why are the people who most strongly support the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan not willing to pay for them? The same people who want a giant defense budget and wars in every country (Syria,...
by James Smith 5 years ago
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by Charles James 7 years ago
As some fellow hubbers will know, I am involved in writing hubs for a Socialism 101 series.There are a few issues raised by the conservatives where I do not fully understand what they are saying. Before I address these in a hub or hubs I really would like clarity on what exactly the conservative...
by Scott Belford 7 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 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?
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