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Submitted by Straight_Talk_Luigi (United States), Jan 5, 2013 at 12:48
They continually demonize the liberals,
Always the perpetual victim, I see. All sides demonize each other at some point. Just look at the Bain attacks. Many of those were stretching the truth or completely false.
instead of a. careful analysis of what the liberal sides support, that is wrong; and why.
A careful analysis of what the left supports show it doesn't work. It's the same old recycled nonsense repackaged. It didn't start in the 1960s and it's been around forever and ever.
To go along with the view that the government should not help the elderly, or help to take care of the sick and disabled is not supported by a reasonable conservative philosophy.
Actually, conservatives give four times as much to charity as liberals do, despite making less money than the left.
As Adam Baldwin put it: Liberals and Moderates want to shove people into the pit of government dependency, whereas conservatives are the ones who want to give a hand-up, not a hand-out.
Obama care may not be the answer, but to remove it without a responsible alternative is not viable politics.
Removing Obamacare along with Dodd-Frank, Sarbannes-Oxley and ridiculous EPA rules would go a long way towards jump-starting this economy.
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