I've often felt the same way, isolated in my view of the world. Surrounded by people that praise compromise at the expense of consistency. People so heavily invested in "the system" that they defend unethical governmental behavior (tax/theft/slavery/confiscation/etc.).
Then I had a couple kids and got a few promotions and the next thing you know, I am a Republican. Go figure. I am thinking it is only temporary, but who knows.
Have you ever considered moving out West? We've got freedoms out here that you easterners haven't enjoyed for generations.