Skip to comments.Iím Tired of Neo-Cons Being Tired of Conservatives (Rant alert)
Posted on 02/02/2004 6:32:01 AM PST by robowombat
Im Tired of Neo-Cons Being Tired of Conservatives
Okay, so George Bush has shown that his compassionate conservatism is really socialism with conservative lip service. Bush has proven that he is a liberal with a thin veneer of faux conservatism covering the big-government, big-spending core of his true self. So what? As good conservatives we should remain focused and pull that Republican lever in the voting booth no matter what our lying eyes tell us? That is what establishment Republicans want their conservative base to do: Sit down, shut up, and vote as we, the enlightened, anointed insiders tell you to. Mind you, they dont want you, the conservatives, the citizens that have remained true to the American Ideals of the founders, to think about how they are using you and are selling you down the river to special interest groups. The neo-cons that control the Republican Party today are hoping that rank and file conservatives will mindlessly vote for Bush, keeping their heads in the sand, until its too late and theyve developed a new constituency to keep them in power. That new constituency will consist of newly married Log Cabin Republicans (gays), welfare dependents sucking up to the new government tit on the right, and amnestied illegals now eligible to vote (as well as more readily able to take your job because theyll work for less, especially since youre being taxed to pay their government supplementals that maintain their standard of living).
Establishment Republicans are coming out and trying to silence the uproar over Bushs amnesty plan for illegals. The establishment types (neo-cons) are telling conservatives to keep it down and look at the long view, the big picture. What crap! How many times do conservatives have to compromise their values, their beliefs, their standards? Why do we always have to give in but we dont see anyone else giving in?
The latest in the string of keep your mouths shut articles Ive seen was on GOPUSA, by the president and CEO of that organization, Bobby Eberle. The title of his article was Bush-Bashing Conservatives Should Focus on the Big Picture. I wrote Mr. Eberle to inform him that conservatives were keeping the big picture, that it was Bush who wasnt. To me, Eberles article, along with all the other hey conservatives, keep quiet about how Bush isnt conservative articles are proof that conservatives and traditionalists are the embarrassing, if needed, stepchildren of the Republican Party. That in itself tells you the Republican Party is not conservative any more.
Given a laundry list of items, would any principled conservative vote for someone who: Continuously increases government spending, driving us deeper into debt; expands central government power over the states; undermines the Bill of Rights with bills such as the USA Patriot Act; cuts deals with other countries that undermine our economy via so-called free trade deals that only go one way (only out with our jobs and only in with products); wants to give millions of criminals (illegal aliens) a pass, thus not only blurring our boarder, but driving wages down and encouraging even more illegals to flood our markets in hopes of yet another amnesty a few years down the road? This is George Bush. He is no conservative. Why vote for a liberal in Republican clothing?
There was a political shift over the last twenty years in the South, as Southerners woke up to the fact that the Democratic Party had been taken over by socialists and no longer represented their interests, thus causing the huge migration to the Party of Reagan. Southerners, and other conservatives and traditionalists, need to wake up to the fact that the Republican Party is morphing into merely an evil twin of the Democratic Party, and they need to migrate to another political entity. It could even happen this election year. The key is not which party conservatives and traditionalists are with, but that they stand by their ideals, stand on principle. The neo-cons have already shown that conservatives dont have a seat at the table in the Republican Party, so why cast our lot with them?
Heres something else to consider: Even if the House of Representatives kill this amnesty plan of Bushs, and the establishment Republicans wink at conservatives and traditionalists saying, Hey, we knew it wouldnt pass, we just wanted to influence Hispanic votes by acting like we care, dont buy it. If the plan goes down to defeat this summer, once Bush gets re-elected in November you can bet it will be back with a vengeance, and the House and Senate will pass the amnesty plan. Nothing in the past 10 years, since the Republican Revolution, shows me that the Republicans are conservative or mean anything they say concerning supporting conservative positions. No, there wont be a socialist getting my vote this year, be he Democrat or be he Republican. As for me, Ill be voting conservative, which means most likely the Constitution Party. Im not throwing my vote away; Bush threw it away with everything he and the neo-cons have done for the last four years.
29 January 2004
We down here in the South will remember that come November. At least you won't have to sweat out the recounts.
That's where they came from
Is that the standard by which you measure your "conservative" politicians?
He didn't do anything the democrats wouldn't have done?
Maybe we could make it a bumper sticker.
I was here before you ever heard of FR.
I'll be here when you're gone.
I have said this since 2001, and it is exactly their game plan. They are not prepared for, nor do they want a massive walk out of conservatives. But it is the ONLY thing that will save us, and then only maybe as we don't know how much his pandering may pay off.
1) Drivel, is spelled with an "e".
2) I posted actual points... rebutt them if you can.
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