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Old 10-08-2011, 05:55 PM
 
Location: it depends
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Usually art and music are used for expression in order to convey a message to the authority. Those who are not able to make changes to society, prefer to use music and art to express their sentiments.

I ask this question because it seems like conservatives don't like to hear the little guy. They have the notion that if you don't get your way, then tough luck.
The next time you visit your local museum, or travel to see art, reflect for a moment on the vast fortunes spent by generally conservative, successful people through the generations to acquire art, promote the arts, endow the museums, etc.

I spent last evening at the symphony. The program listed a variety of donors, not a single union or "people's alliance" among them. The advertisements which help fund the programs of the symphony were all private enterprise--capitalists to the core.

Do liberals like art and music? I ask this question because they seem to be unable to see or hear very obvious things.

 
Old 10-08-2011, 05:56 PM
 
Location: mancos
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Who needs music when there's NASCAR?
what does NASCAR have to do with art and music? you lost? or do you enjoy looking at the pretty cars and spend the afternoon rooting for the yellow one.
 
Old 10-08-2011, 06:00 PM
 
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Usually art and music are used for expression in order to convey a message to the authority. Those who are not able to make changes to society, prefer to use music and art to express their sentiments.

I ask this question because it seems like conservatives don't like to hear the little guy. They have the notion that if you don't get your way, then tough luck.
Conservatives are the little guy, they are not the teachers union who gives Obama 500 million dollars. That is nonsense.
 
Old 10-08-2011, 06:47 PM
 
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As happens most often, liberals get it completely wrong. Of course conservatives enjoy art and music. What conservatives object to is tax dollars being used to pay for crap that someone has declared "art" and put on public display.
If art wasn't funded we would have a better selection of art. I think it would get rid of all the crap artists.
 
Old 10-08-2011, 06:53 PM
 
Location: mancos
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If art wasn't funded we would have a better selection of art. I think it would get rid of all the crap artists.
aint that the truth.
 
Old 10-08-2011, 07:12 PM
 
Location: Capital Hill
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As happens most often, liberals get it completely wrong. Of course conservatives enjoy art and music. What conservatives object to is tax dollars being used to pay for crap that someone has declared "art" and put on public display.
You must be referring to crusifixes placed in jars filled with urn and elephant dung smeared on holy images at astranomical costs to the tax payers curtisy of the National Endowment For The Arts. Well I guess this is the difference between what liberals think is art and what conservatives think is art.
 
Old 10-08-2011, 07:17 PM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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You must be referring to crusifixes placed in jars filled with urn and elephant dung smeared on holy images at astranomical costs to the tax payers curtisy of the National Endowment For The Arts. Well I guess this is the difference between what liberals think is art and what conservatives think is art.
Um, no.
 
Old 10-08-2011, 07:17 PM
 
Location: mancos
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You must be referring to crusifixes placed in jars filled with urn and elephant dung smeared on holy images at astranomical costs to the tax payers curtisy of the National Endowment For The Arts. Well I guess this is the difference between what liberals think is art and what conservatives think is art.
and they defended it as ART. sick morons
 
Old 10-08-2011, 07:21 PM
 
Location: TX and NM on the border of the Great Southwest.
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Usually art and music are used for expression in order to convey a message to the authority. Those who are not able to make changes to society, prefer to use music and art to express their sentiments.

I ask this question because it seems like conservatives don't like to hear the little guy. They have the notion that if you don't get your way, then tough luck.
Keep in mind that not all "little guys" who lack voice are liberal.

This conservative "little guy" loves art museums whenever I have the opportunity to visit one. However, since art museums are not found on every street corner, music is a bit easier for most Americans to enjoy and participate in. I listen to both domestic and international varieties of music although I have preferences as to the type of music I tune to.

My involvement in music includes the ownership of several guitars, a mandolin, two violins, a banjo and a keyboard of which I can only say my desire to play well has always greatly outweighed my talent. If talent in an art is indicative of your contention that conservatives don't like art, then I contend you may have a point. However, if love of art is more indicative, you are very wrong, at least about folks like me.
 
Old 10-08-2011, 07:22 PM
 
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Default Ahhh....

this is a post by another smug elitist.....one of the typical liberal clowns with the mindset that if you do not agree with their philosophy then you are a knuckle dragging neanderthal.

I get a good laugh out of these fools when they ask thinly veiled insults like this. Somehow they believe they are being clever...and I find that funny.
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