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  •  There is nothing conservative about mean (6+ / 0-)

    and stingy humanoids. Mingies is what they are. I think we have to retire the c word. It was a euphemism anyway.

    We organize governments to provide benefits and prevent abuse.

    by hannah on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 04:14:20 PM PDT

    •  There are states short of hate and greed (3+ / 0-)
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      Hatrax, 4CasandChlo, hannah

      that fit the "classical" definition of conservatism, but it all has the same root: Fear-based thinking and self-involvement, on one level or another.  There is no rational reason for even the classical version - no reason to consider old ideas preferable to new ones, no reason to prefer social conformity over dynamism, etc. etc.  It's all just superficial people being afraid of their shadows.

      Everything there is to know about the GOP: They're the Bad Guys.

      by Troubadour on Tue Oct 09, 2012 at 04:23:37 PM PDT

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