What Is A
& What Is A
By: Patrick Muldowney
These Two words are used every day. You hear it on the news and people talking, but what do they mean. Surveys over the last five years show that when pertaining to politics 68% of the people have the wrong definition of the words. Socially 92% get it right; and here lies the problem. They are opposites! People also interchange Conservative with Republican and Liberal with Democrat. However, this isn't always the case. Here are the basic definitions:
Political CONSERVATIVE (Republican): A person who BELIEVES THAT THERE SHOULD BE LESS GOVERNMENT CONTROL, LESS TAXES AND THAT THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT IS A REGULATORY BODY NOT A CONTROLLING BODY. MEANING LET THE STATES USE YOUR FEDERAL TAX DOLLARS AS IT SEES FIT. A PERSON WHO WANTS A RETURN TO OUR ORIGINAL CONSTITUTION AND FOUNDING FATHER IDEALS. A PERSON WHO UPHOLDS GOD, COUNTRY AND THE BILL OF RIGHTS, AND A GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PEOPLE.
Political LIBERAL (Democrat): A person who BELIEVES THAT THERE SHOULD BE MORE GOVERNMENT CONTROL. CONTROL OF EVERYTHING (A SOCIALIST). HIGHER TAXES DUE TO THE GOVERNMENT KNOWS WHAT IS BEST FOR YOU AND KNOWS HOW TO SPEND YOUR MONEY (TAXES) BETTER THAN YOU DO. A PERSON WHO BELIEVES THAT THE BILL OF RIGHTS IS DEAD. A PERSON WHO BELIEVES THAT THE USE OF EXTORTION AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL TO FORCE STATE CONTROL IS THE BEST FOR THE PEOPLE, IN OTHER WORDS LET THE FEDS DO EVERYTHING FROM BIRTH TO DEATH, YOU JUST WORK AND TURN EVERYTHING OVER TO THE GOVERNMENT. A BELIEF THAT THE PEOPLE ARE TOO STUPID TO KNOW WHAT'S GOOD FOR THEM SO LET THE FEDS RUN EVERYTHING!
To keep it simple:
CONSERVATIVE: Less Government, Less Taxes, More Freedom.
LIBERAL: More Government, More Taxes, Less Freedom.
You Make The Choice
Socially a Conservative is a person who is more puritan in attitude, wears lots of clothes and not willing to try fun things. Doesn't want to rock the boat. Socially a Liberal wants to rock the boat and try new things. You can be a political conservative and social liberal.
Next time you're asked if you're a Conservative (Republican) or Liberal (Democrat) or you want to know what someone is ask "Which do you prefer, higher taxes and more government or Lower taxes and less government? You'll be surprised how many conservatives you find who call themselves Liberals simply because they don't know the difference. Enlighten them.
VOTE REPUBLICAN, MAKE A DIFFERENCE.
We can take back our country.
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