Skip to comments.Liberals through History
Posted on 04/25/2010 8:08:01 AM PDT by PurpleMountains
First the liberals destroyed the value of our money - principally through the policies of Roosevelt, Johnson and Carter, which led to hyper-inflation. This is happening again under Obama.
Then the liberals destroyed our culture, glorifying the use of abortion as a birth-control method, and glorifying the use of drugs and casual sex. The result of this glorification of abortion, drugs and hook-up sex can be seen all around us as our civilization crumbles. Our movies and television programs reflect this crumbling.
Then the liberals destroyed our schools and our colleges, dumbing down the curricula and substituting the study of meaningless programs (womens' studies and African-American studies) for an appreciation of the art, literature and science of western culture - and turning public schools into laboratories for social experimentation instead of places of disciplined learning.
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They all do it. Only when you change the system away from fiat currencies, reserve banks and other unstable systems prone to manipulation will you get back to stable values.
I disagree. I was running my own business in 1972 and know exactly what happened. Nixon was forced to decontrol gold because of the hyper-inflation caused by Johnson’s Great Society programs. Unfortunately, the inflation caused by liberals usually shows up after they have left office.
One of the reasons we remember Carter as the worst president before Obama is that, for a change, the inflation came while he was still in office.
Past liberals were a lot more circumspect than the modern ones.
The modern liberals have come out of the closet bopth literally and figuratively.
The new liberals are proud to exclaim their socialist and communist ways.
Which is why you have dems all across the country changing party affiliations and way down in the polls across the board and all across the country.
Like roaches when a light is turned on, they are now scurrying for cover.
I won't disagree that guns and butter was a big part of it, note that I did include paying for vietnam in addition to Great Society programs. But you have to also realize that at the time, the French made demands for gold in return for the large dollar deposits they had. Nixon knew we did not have reserves that would substantiate a $35 oz price, so he decontrolled it.
Nixon did many things that were "Liberal" for a variety of less than liberal reasons: like Affirmative Action, which was simply a retaliation against Philadelphia Unions that got out of control and now dominates our society....to its detriment.
My main point remains: the Republican party is not a "conservative" party in history. It started out as a radical party, and later adopted an outlook mainly popular with large banks. It morphed into the "conservative" party in the 50's in opposition to the essentially Socialist Democratic party ( a Communist institution by then ). But it retains a history of social liberals: Earl Warren, Richard Nixon, the Rockefellers, the Bush's, etc.
The Republican party is not yet the American Conservative party. It is still the Internationalist party of the New York bankers, but because the Democrats abandoned the White working and middle classes, the Republicans got them by a weak adoption of middle class values.
Only when they truly become the party of those voters will it be a "conservative" party. Until then, they are almost - but not completely - as guilty of the liberal sins that are pointed out here.
And remember that much of this is not organic - it is the deliberate work of the Frankfurt School propagandists and its adherents. To not recognize that and even to simply let it go is to be malfeasant, and on that score, they have a weak record, if not complicity. When, and if, they realize that it is a cultural war, and they join the fight wholeheartedly, then they will have changed to something definitive.
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