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Old 12-09-2017, 11:37 PM
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Originally Posted by War Beagle View Post
.... government is a liberal's god.
I imagine this was said to troll people. But if you actually believe it, you woefully misinformed. As for me, God is my god, and government is always a means to an end.
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Old 12-10-2017, 12:54 PM
Location: Divided Tribes of America
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Originally Posted by MongooseHugger View Post
Totally. And I hope our counter culture grows until we push Liberalism into the sea and destroy it for good. Progressivism as the Left has made it is on a par with the institution of slavery in my book.
I nominate this as craziest post of the week.
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:18 PM
Location: Upstate NY
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Originally Posted by It'sAutomatic View Post
Only conservatives would win a presidential election and own the US Senate and House, and consider themselves the minority.

1. All Republicans currently on The Hill are not conservatives.

2. Only Democrats would lose a presidential election, the Senate, and the House, and act as if they won.
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:50 PM
Location: 125 Years Too Late...
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Originally Posted by djmilf View Post
The counterculteralists of the 1960s were about ... upending the social norms, ...
You mean the social norms of political correctness, toeing the line, not having an opposing opinion, wanting to be an individual, etc? If that's the case, conservatives and libertarians are extremely "counterculturalist." They don't want to share your Utopian ideals, they don't want your lifestyles and pet-issues jammed down their throats, and the want to be free to think as they wish. Sounds pretty counterculture hippy to me. The only thing that isn't there is the dope and flowers. How does it feel to be the "old regime that needs to be put out to pasture"?
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:54 PM
Location: Myrtle Creek, Oregon
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I think the last conservative died long ago. Once upon a time, real conservatives believed in America. They came home from WWII determined to build a nation, and went to work. They built interstate highway systems, sewage treatment plants, modern housing, municipal water systems, irrigation systems, and invested their wealth in new businesses.

Real conservatives are all gone. In their place we have a bunch of bomb throwing radical reactionaries who will cheerfully dismantle America in their quest to make a buck.
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